Call for Artists: PHOTO2020

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April 4 - May 16, 2020
CTAC-TC Gallery
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The ​Crooked Tree Arts Center (CTAC), in Traverse City, Michigan, seeks submissions for PHOTO2020, CTAC’s annual juried photography exhibition. This year’s juror is Ginger Owen-Murakami, Associate Professor of Photography and Intermedia at Western Michigan University's Gwen Frostic School of Art.

This call is open to all Michigan residents and CTAC members, regardless of residency. Works in photography and related media are eligible, including video.

There will be three prizes awarded: 1st PLACE: $500,  2ND PLACE: $250, 3rd PLACE: $100.

To enter submit your work via Cafe.


The PHOTO2020: Juried Photography Exhibition is open to all Michigan residents, and all members of the Crooked Tree Arts Center, regardless of residency, 18 years and older.  

Photography, video, and intermedia works are eligible for entry. 


Ginger Owen-Murakami
M.F.A., Photography, Louisiana State University; B.F.A., Photography, University of Central Florida

Ginger Owen-Murakami is Associate Professor of Photography and Intermedia at Western Michigan University's Gwen Frostic School of Art where she teaches photography. Owen-Murakami’s artwork derives imagery from narratives and themes of family history, race, gender, and culture. Her interdisciplinary practices include installation, sculpture, digital, and traditional and non-silver photographic processes. She has lectured, worked, and exhibited internationally. Awards and grants include a Photography Institute Fellowship at Tisch School of Arts, New York University, NY; Ambassador to Takasaki, Japan; Lacock Abbey, UK Residency; Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, FL Residency; Kalamazoo Artistic Development Initiative Grant, Arts Council of Kalamazoo, MI; and Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies, Red Wing, MN Residency. Owen-Murakami’s exhibitions include: Houston Museum of Art, TX; Morris Graves Museum of Art, Eureka, CA; South Bend Museum of Art, IN; Tulsa Living Arts Center, OK; City of Las Vegas Charleston Heights Art Center, NV; Living Design Center OZONE, Tokyo, Japan; Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX; Stony Brook University, NY; Tilt Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ; and the Center for the Living Arts, Mobile, AL. Owen-Murakami is also in the following collections: Houston Museum of Art, TX; Mc Neese State University, Lake Charles, LA; J. Paul Getty Museum, The Conservation Institute, Los Angeles, CA; and Lacock Abbey, Lacock, UK.