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May 21 - June 15, 2013

Self Portrait

Juror: Caleb Cole

Prints of most of these images are available for purchase. Please inquire.
All photographs are the copyright of the individual artists and may not be reproduced without their permission.

Azoti_Mariah_2My Father Highlighting My Hair
Mariah Azoti - Boston, MA My Father Highlighting My Hair
Bradley_Fionnuala_5HunterandGatherer
Fionnuala Bradley - Spotsylvania, VA Hunter and Gatherer, from the In Retrospect series
Brown_Judy_1_Antique_Skin_One
Judy Brown - Natick, MA Antique Skin One
cairns_rebecca_05
Rebecca Cairns - Montreal, Quebec, Canada Zero (2012)
Camilli_Lindsey_3Discussing the move
Lindsey Camilli - Mills, MA Discussing the Move
Caskey_Whitney_2Poisoned
Whitney Caskey - Quitman, LA Poisoned
Christensen_Rachael1Hide
Rachel Christensen - Little Elm, TX Hide
Clowney_Matthew-2-Self-Portrait-Brown-Bedroom
Matthew Clowney - Providence, RI Self Portrait in the Brown Bedroom
Feagin_Ashley_57Years6MonthsAnd12Days
Ashley Feagin - Oxford, MS 57 years 6 months & 5 days
Gallo_Briana_4Chess Game
Briana Gallo - Providence, RI Chess Game
Gawalis_Nichole_1BathroomSteam
Nichole Gawalis - Los Angeles, CA Bathroom Steam
Gorman_BrianEverett Highlands.1016.282
Brian Gorman - Hoboken, NJ Everett Highlands: 1016.282
Haley_Eleanor_1_Motherhood
Eleanor Haley - Towson, MD Motherhood
Holler_Bootsy_5VisitingRuby1932
Bootsy Holler - Culver City, CA Visiting Ruby, 1932
Khanyalucksakun_Oran_MeMyself001
Oran Khanyalucksakun - Quincy, MA MeMyself
Kirk_Natalie_StucturalBlueprintsofanArtist
Natalie Kirk - Farmington, UT Structural Blueprint of an Artist
krynska_kasia_2 no more
Kasia Kalua Krynska - Warsaw, Poland No More
larose_ash_2self_portrait_with_blood_orange2
Ash Larose - Burlington, VT Self Portrait with Blood Orange 2
Personal Mythology
Susan Lirakis - Center Sandwich, NH Personal Mythology
Lloyd_Georgia_3Hotel
Georgia Lloyd - Milwaukee, WI Hotel
Lonsdale_Athena_lost
Athena Lonsdale - Missoula, MT lost
Maliga_Chris_4Breathless
Chris Maliga - Winslow, ME Breathless
Orcutt_Elizabeth_Memory2
Elizabeth Orcutt - London, United Kingtom Memory Series #2
Ott_Karin_4always_a_smile_on_my_face
Karin Ott - Kastrup, Denmark Always a smile on my face
Park-Wheeler_Jessie_1Untitled
Jessie Park-Wheeler - Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Untitled
Petrich_Christopher_image1
Christopher Petrich - Tacoma, WA A Young Man Standing In Light
Piedrahita_Catalina_1ToddAkin2012
Catalina Piedrahita - Brookline, MA Todd Akin, 2012
Rader_Nataly_1_Self Portrait
Nataly Rader - Los Angeles, CA Self Portrait 1
Raymer-Gilbert_Rachelle_6Bend
Rachelle Raymer-Gilbert - Sylvania, OH Bend
Samuelson_Gail_1Hot_Rollers
Gail Samuelson - Sherborn, MA Hot Rollers
Schorr_Laurie_6TheTrailsOurMothsLeftBehind
Laurie Schorr - Charlotte, NC The Trails Our Moths Left Behind
Schreiber_Andi_5Curl
Andi Schreiber - Scarsdale, NY Curl, 2011
Seis_Kyle_1Pillow
Kyle Seis - Antigo, WI Untitled (Pillow)
Stanczak_Malina_1housewife1
Malina Stanczak - Alexandria, VA housewife 1
Stubbs_Jordan_1PraiseMe
Jordan Stubbs - Atlanta, GA Praise Me
Tasbihgoo_Farnaz_5times for memories
Farnaz Tasbihgoo - Alameda, CA Time for memories
Valdivia_J.M._SaturdayThroughSundayPlateNumber8
J.M. Valdivia - North Miami Beach, FL Saturday Through Sunday Plate #8
Wagener_Michael_1Zabriskie
Michael Wagener - Wenden, Germany Zabriskie
Weiland_Keely_1Untitled(hands)
Keely Weiland - Portland, OR Untitled (hands)
Wilkins_Lauralyn_1Untitled
Lauralyn Brickhouse Wilkins - Winchester, VA Untitled
Bagus_Iwan_5It's not my home. I am just taking it
Iwan Bagus - Washington, DC It's not my home, but I am taking it
Billick_Toni_2SweetTeaMcSazzy
Toni Billick - Akron, OH Sweet Tea McSazzy
Bixby_Lon_3LookingGlass
Lon Casler Bixby - Burbank, CA Through the Looking Glass
Carter_Paris_2White Noise
Paris Carter - Clermont, FL White Noise
Clayton_Katherine_3ThePicture
Katherine C. Clayton - Hoopeston, IL The Picture
Clem_Anna_2Watabowttomurro
Anna Leigh Clem - Stone Ridge, NY Wat abowt tomurro?
Couture_PJ_flowering-4
P.J. Couture - Allston, MA Flowering
duckman_lorin_1J'accused
Lorin Duckman - Burington, VT J'accused
Dunbar_Megan4.Megan_Dunbar
Megan E. Dunbar - Bozeman, MT Megan Dunbar
Fedorsky_Tsar_5Waiting in New Orleans
Tsar Fedorsky - Gloucester, MA Waiting in New Orleans
Fultz_Emily_2Punishment
Emily Fultz - Bellevue, KY Punishment
SONY DSC
Brandon Gorman - Hoboken, NJ Reflection of Evanescence
hotel
Elle Hanley - Seattle, WA Hotel
Harner_Amanda4_Superstitious
Amanda Marie Harner - Damascus, MD Superstitious
Hjelmen_Oyvind_Things will be what they are 8
Øyvind Hjelmen - Stord, Norway Things will be what they are
Howard_LeRoy_4The Moment
LeRoy Howard - Berkeley, CA The Moment 5
Jansen_Teegan_1SelfPortrait
Teegan Jansen - Cambridge, MA August, After the Move from Crushing Hebe
Kalinsky_Candi_3Visiting JoyceIMG_2732
Candi Kalinsky - Bellevue, NE Visiting Joyce
Lyons_Gray_1
Gray Lyons - South Bend, IN Domestic Bliss
McClure_Jennifer_5Untitled
Jennifer McClure - Astoria, NY Untitled, from the series Music from a Father Room
MorrisCafiero_Haley_2Gelato
Haley Morris-Cafiero - Memphis, TN Gelato
Novales_Kevin_3USA
Kevin Novales - Sylmar, CA USA
OLeary_Joseph_6_New_Inhabitant
Joseph D.R. O'Leary - Minneapolis, MN New Inhabitant, from Delicate Scars series
Reddic_Kevin_3DrawnIn
Kevin H. Reddic, Jr. - Monroe, LA Drawn In
Roberts_Nancy8Moving
Nancy Roberts - Carlisle, MA Moving
Rocke_Rob_1Arms
Rob Rocke - New Haven, CT Arms
Stonaker_Elisabeth_4Knobby
Elisabeth Stonaker - Freehold, NJ Knobby
Thames_Manuela_4SleepingintheForestiv
Manuela Thames - St. Paul, MN Sleeping in the Forest iv
vandaam_julia_1Pondering
Julia Van Daam - Melrose, MA Pondering
Personal Demon
Brian Van de Wetering - Los Angeles, CA Personal Demon
archival pigment print on unri-yu rice paper
Louise Carrie Wales - Savannah, GA Silence
Waraxa_Alice3Loss1
Alice M. Waraxa - Milwaukee, WI #1, From the series Loss, 2012
Welch_Allison_1MeetAllison
Allison Welch - Madison, WI Meet Allison, an American Girl
Wyatt_Laine_1ContemporaryUntitledFilmStill#48
Laine Wyatt - DeLand, FL Contemporary Untitled Film Still #48 (from the Obsession/Compulsion series)

Juror: Caleb Cole
Gallery Exhibition: May 21 - June 15, 2013

Juror's Statement
As someone whose artistic work often involves photographing himself, I understand that self-portraits can take many forms. And yet when I first saw the images submitted to this call, I was surprised by the variety of methods and perspectives that moved far beyond simply placing oneself inside the frame. The body as material, the self as character, both in one's own life and in constructed worlds, negating or obliterating the self, transformation, mortality, familial relationships and roles, self-portraits in art history, and the self in private and public were only a fraction of the covered themes. Though I sought to represent that variety in my final selections, ultimately the pieces I chose were the ones that best married technical competency or innovation with content that stuck with me long after I'd turned off my computer. Thank you to all who submitted and who reminded me of the myriad possibilities for self-representation and expression.

- Caleb Cole

About the Juror
Born in Indianapolis, Caleb Cole is a former altar server, scout, and 4-H Grand Champion in Gift Wrapping. His mother instilled in him a love of garage sales and thrift stores, where he developed a fascination with the junk that people leave behind. Cole is a 2015 Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellow, 2013 Hearst 8x10 Biennial Winner, 3-time Magenta Foundation Flash Forward Winner, 2011 St. Botolph Club Foundation Emerging Artist Award winner, 2011 Massachusetts Cultural Council Fellowship Finalist, 2009 Artadia Award winner, and a 2009 Photolucida Critical Mass finalist. He exhibits regularly at a variety of national venues and has held solo shows in Boston, New York, Chicago, and St. Louis, among others. His work is in the permanent collections of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Newport Art Museum, Brown University Art Museum and Leslie Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art. He is represented by Gallery Kayafas, Boston.

Call for Entries
Photography can be a tool for self-exploration, with questions of identity and emotion expressed in ways that range from poignant to humorous.  For the exhibition Self Portrait, we sought self portraits that probe beneath the surface of mere appearances.