2018 Winning Image © Sophie Caretta

Soho Photo Gallery is pleased to announce the 15th Alternative Processes Competition. The gallery is New York City’s longest running co-operative photography gallery. All selected photographs will be exhibited November 11-30, 2019.

WHAT IS ALTERNATIVE PROCESS?
Alternative processes include, but are not limited to: Albumen, Cyanotype, Van Dyke Brown, Platinum/ Palladium, Gum Bichromate, Bromoil, Salt Print, Tintype, Ziatype, Daguerreotype, Image Transfers, Liquid Emulsion, Chemigram, Photogravure as well as handmade prints created from digital negatives. Traditional Silver Gelatin Prints, C-Prints and Digital Prints are not eligible. There is no limitation as to subject matter.

JUROR
This year’s juror is Christopher James an internationally known artist and photographer whose photographs, alternative process printmaking and paintings have been exhibited in galleries and museums in this country and abroad. 

All three editions of James’ book The Book of Alternative Photographic Processes have received international critical acclaim and are universally recognized by artists, curators, historians and educators as the definitive text in the genre of alternative process photography and photographically integrated media. He has published extensively in Aperture, Camera (Switzerland) and American Photographer. After 13 years teaching at Harvard University, James is presently University Professor and Director of the MFA program in Photography and Integrated Media at Lesley University College of Art and Design in Cambridge, MA. He is also a painter, graphic designer and professional scuba diver.

SUBMISSION
The competition is open to all photographers age 18 years old and older, excluding members of Soho Photo Gallery. Use the Enter link below where you will find submission instructions to upload your digital entries and payment.

FEES
1-5 images: US$45.00
6-15 images: US$5.00 each additional image

PRIZES
1st, 2nd and 3rd place will be awarded as well as two or more honorable mentions. Winners will be listed on the Soho Photo Gallery web site.

WINNING PHOTOGRAPHS
Photographs must be suitably prepared for gallery presentation or will not be accepted. Maximum height or width (including frame) of exhibited work cannot exceed 48”. Packing and delivery instructions will be emailed to participants. Work must be wired for hanging.

COMMISSION & INSURANCE
Soho Photo Gallery will receive a 30% commission for any sales. Every reasonable effort will be made to protect your work while it is in our possession, but we are not legally responsible for it. Consider insuring your work for the time it is in the gallery. Work remaining in the gallery beyond 30 days after the closing of the show will become the property of the gallery.

IMPORTANT DATES
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: SEPTEMBER 12, 2019
NOTIFICATION: OCTOBER 16, 2019
ACCEPTED WORK DUE AT THE GALLERY: NOVEMBER 6, 2019
EXHIBITION: NOVEMBER 11-30, 2019
OPENING RECEPTION: NOVEMBER 12, 2019

 

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Brian Edwards - Platinum/Palladium Print
Brian Edwards - Platinum/Palladium Print
Sylvia Weston - Wet Plate Collodion
Sylvia Weston - Wet Plate Collodion
Mika Means - Cyanotype, Gouache
Mika Means - Cyanotype, Gouache
Elizabeth Klimek - Lithograph
Elizabeth Klimek - Lithograph
Anne Eder - holometabolous objects, grid, waiting
Anne Eder - holometabolous objects, grid, waiting
Ryan Zoghlin - Pinhole Negative / Vandyke Print
Ryan Zoghlin - Pinhole Negative / Vandyke Print
Michelle Rogers Pritzl - Tintype
Michelle Rogers Pritzl - Tintype
Diana Nicholette Jeon - Photoencaustic
Diana Nicholette Jeon - Photoencaustic
Erin Tokarz - Salted Paper Print
Erin Tokarz - Salted Paper Print
M. Apparition - Unique chemically treated c-print
M. Apparition - Unique chemically treated c-print
James Wigger - Wet collodion process with smoke and gold leaf
James Wigger - Wet collodion process with smoke and gold leaf
Michelle Bratsafolis - Cyanotype
Michelle Bratsafolis - Cyanotype
Joanna Epstein - Liquid Emulsion on Watercolor Paper
Joanna Epstein - Liquid Emulsion on Watercolor Paper
Kathryn Yarrington - Cyanotypes
Kathryn Yarrington - Cyanotypes
Nadezda Nikolova-Kratzer - Wet plate collodion on aluminum
Nadezda Nikolova-Kratzer - Wet plate collodion on aluminum
Jessica Szuchyt - Silver Gelatin Print
Jessica Szuchyt - Silver Gelatin Print
Daren You - Cyanotype
Daren You - Cyanotype
Stephen Robinson & Libby Bulloff - Wet Plate Collodion Tintype
Stephen Robinson & Libby Bulloff - Wet Plate Collodion Tintype
Michael Koerner - Chemigram on Collodion Emulsion
Michael Koerner - Chemigram on Collodion Emulsion
Ben Warner -Tintype
Ben Warner -Tintype
Angelica Petryshyn - Cyanotype from Glass Negative
Angelica Petryshyn - Cyanotype from Glass Negative
Daniel Kuczynski - Daguerreotype
Daniel Kuczynski - Daguerreotype
Diane Fenster - Pigment image transfer
Diane Fenster - Pigment image transfer
John Huneycutt - Platinum/Palladium Print
John Huneycutt - Platinum/Palladium Print
Sal Taylor Kydd - Platinum/Palladium Print
Sal Taylor Kydd - Platinum/Palladium Print
Sophie Caretta - Tintpe/platinum print
Sophie Caretta - Tintpe/platinum print
Dianna Rust - Salt print
Dianna Rust - Salt print
Alan Vlach - Palladium
Alan Vlach - Palladium
Riham Majeed - Kallitype on Cotton Rag
Riham Majeed - Kallitype on Cotton Rag
Ruth Adams - Palladium Print
Ruth Adams - Palladium Print
Mary Anne Mitchell - Collodion on Aluminum
Mary Anne Mitchell - Collodion on Aluminum
Carles Mitjà - Photogravure on Copperplate (Heliogravure)
Carles Mitjà - Photogravure on Copperplate (Heliogravure)
Diana Bloomfield - Tricolor gum bichromate
Diana Bloomfield - Tricolor gum bichromate
David Aimone - Gum Bichromate over Cyanotype
David Aimone - Gum Bichromate over Cyanotype
Ellen Davis - Cyanotype on cotton poplin
Ellen Davis - Cyanotype on cotton poplin
T Harris - Platinum Print
T Harris - Platinum Print
Eric Bowman - Wet Plate Collodion Tintype
Eric Bowman - Wet Plate Collodion Tintype
Joli Livaudais Tri-Pinhole / Color Gum Bichromate Print
Joli Livaudais Tri-Pinhole / Color Gum Bichromate Print
Roger Matsumoto - Palladium Monoprint
Roger Matsumoto - Palladium Monoprint
Angie Brockey - Wet Plate Collodion Tintype
Angie Brockey - Wet Plate Collodion Tintype
Mark Schoon - Salted paper print
Mark Schoon - Salted paper print
Katarzyna Derda - Lith print
Katarzyna Derda - Lith print
Tony Monaco - Image transfer
Tony Monaco - Image transfer
Rebecca Hackemann - Cameraless polaroid
Rebecca Hackemann - Cameraless polaroid
Carolyn Rogers - Platinum/palladium print
Carolyn Rogers - Platinum/palladium print
Alayna Smith - Cyanotype/Van Dyke Print/Encaustic
Alayna Smith - Cyanotype/Van Dyke Print/Encaustic
Ansel Oommen - Cyanotype
Ansel Oommen - Cyanotype
Laura Fontaine - Cyanotype
Laura Fontaine - Cyanotype
Judy Bergman Hochberg - Polymer plate photogravure
Judy Bergman Hochberg - Polymer plate photogravure
Lauren Jones - Cyanotype
Lauren Jones - Cyanotype
Sloane Volpe - Gum Bichromate, Watercolor, Blood
Sloane Volpe - Gum Bichromate, Watercolor, Blood
Andreanna Seymore - Collodian Process/Metallic Digital Ink Jet
Andreanna Seymore - Collodian Process/Metallic Digital Ink Jet
Molly McCall - Hand-painted photograph
Molly McCall - Hand-painted photograph
MengHsuen Lee - Gum bichromate print
MengHsuen Lee - Gum bichromate print