You are invited to submit to Photo ‘17, a national juried fine art photography exhibit at Multiple Exposures Gallery at the Torpedo Factory Art Center in Alexandria, VA. 

Juror: Molly Roberts, Senior Photography Editor, National Geographic 

Exhibit dates: October 17, 2017 - November 26, 2017. Awards and opening reception, Saturday, October, 22, 2017:  2 - 4 pm.

All artists 18 years of age or older who work in traditional, digital, or alternative photographic processes are invited to submit.  We cannot accept entries from outside the U.S.


Results will be posted in August


Submission deadline (will NOT be extended): June 30, 2017at 11:59 p.m. EDT

Email notification of jury results: August 1, 2017

Framed work delivered to gallery: October 11- 14, 2017

Exhibit dates: October 17 - November 26, 2017    

Artist reception & award presentation: Saturday, October 22, 2017: 2 - 4 pm


Submission Deadline:  June 30, 2017by 11:59 p.m. EDT. Online entry only

Juror: Molly Roberts is the Senior Photography Editor at National Geographic. Ms. Roberts is a nationally recognized curator, editor and documentary photographer with more than 25 years experience in book and magazine publishing. Her connections run deep and she has performed educational photo reviews and panels for numerous institutions and publications, including Look3 Festival of the Photograph, Santa Fe Review, New York Times Portfolio Review, International Center for Photography, Women Photojournalists of Washington, PhotoNOLA, Medium Festival of Photography, Texas Photo Roundup, League of Conservation Photographers, Nature’s Best, APA, Lens Culture, Society of American Travel Writers, Social Documentary Network, Fotoweek DC, Artworks Projects Emerging Lens award, and FotoEvidence.

Entry Fee:  $35.00 for up to three (3) images

Awards:  $500 (Juror’s Selection) and $250 (Gallery Selection)

Submission Instructions:  Entries must be completed online here. Artists may submit up to three images, and should include an artist bio of 200 words or less during the online submission process. Payment is by Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover or PayPal. There is no theme.   

Image sizes for submission: Images must be JPGs, sized at 1600 px on the long side, 300 ppi, and sRGB color space. No watermarked images will be considered.

Selection Results:  All entrants will be notified of the selection results by e-mail on or before August 1, 2017.

Accepted Work Agreement:  Accepted artists will be required to sign a Terms and Conditions agreement. Each artist will retain all copyrights to their images.  Multiple Exposures Gallery reserves the right to reproduce selected images for media and publicity purposes and artist credit will be given with any use.

Display Requirements:  Framed works are limited to a maximum of 24” on the long side. Larger work will not be hung.  We reserve the right to reject any work of significantly lesser quality than submitted for jurying, or that is not printed, matted or framed to professional standards.

Delivery of Selected Work:  All accepted work must arrive at Multiple Exposures Gallery, in ready-to-hang condition, between October 11-14, 2017, during the hours of 11am-5pm.  Plexiglass, not regular glass, must be used for all shipped work.  Do NOT ship your work using styrofoam “peanuts” or foam balls.    

Pickup and Returns:  Hand-delivered work must be picked up at Multiple Exposures Gallery on Monday, November 27th, between 10am - 6pm. Shipped work will be returned to the artist in early December. Multiple Exposures Gallery will use reasonable care in the handling, storage and exhibition of all artwork, but we do not assume any liability for damage that may occur.

Exhibition Sales:  All work must be for sale. Multiple Exposures Gallery will retain a 25% commission from any photograph sold. Payment will be mailed to artists within 30 days of the close of the exhibit.    


Founded in 1985, Multiple Exposures Gallery represents the work of photographers recognized for excellence in contemporary fine art photography, including landscapes, figurative studies, documentary photography, still life, conceptual, abstract, and alternative processes. The gallery is located in the Torpedo Factory Art Center on the waterfront in Alexandria, VA. 

Questions: Questions about the exhibit should be directed to Multiple Exposures Gallery at