East Carolina University Tenth Photographic Image Biennial Exhibition

screen-shot-2016-12-02-at-12-48-19-pmCall For Entries For The East Carolina University Tenth Photographic Image Biennial Exhibition

pageimage-469771-3463396-2013-img_6871adj2mecroppedemail2x3Our Juror will be artist and storyteller Jessica Hines.

Jessica Hines, a professor at Georgia Southern University in Statesboro, Georgia, uses the camera’s inherent quality as a recording device to explore illusion and to suggest truths that underlie the visible world. At the core of Hines’ work lies an inquisitive nature inspired by personal memory, experience and the unconscious mind. Hines began to cultivate her creative disposition early in life and her love of the arts led her to attend Washington University in St. Louis, where she earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. Continuing to pursue her interests, she studied photography at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where she received a Master of Fine Arts degree.

Hines most recently won 1st Place in the Kuala Lumpur International PhotoAwards, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 1st Place in NEXT: New Photographic Visions, Castell Photography Gallery, curated by Elizabeth Avedon, Asheville, North Carolina, The Kolga Award for Best Experimental Photography, Kolga Tbislisi Photo in Tbilisi, Georgia, Humanitarian Documentary Grant in the WPGA Annual, Pollux Awards, juried by Philip Brookman, Chief Curator and Head of Research at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC, First Prize in Fine Art Portfolio in the World Wide Photography Gala Awards, Grand Prize for portfolio in the Lens Culture International Exposure Awards 2010 and her work was exhibited in the New York Photo Festival 2011 in Subjective/Objective, curated by Elisabeth Biondi, New York, New York.


Artworks that are derived primarily through light-sensitive materials, including alternative processes, digital, installations, and 3-D work, are eligible.  Films and videos are not eligible.


Five $1,000 awards given.  The juror will choose these awards.  Employees of East Carolina University are not eligible for awards.

Entry Procedure

Click this link to download the 10th photographic biennial entry form

Complete the notification and registration cards with the requested information.  Please make sure to include your email address with this information. The catalog is compiled from the entry card.  Write legibly, exactly what you want to appear in the catalog.  The information in the file name submitted with the image and the  inventory must correspond.  Before emailing your submission to photobiennial@ecu.edu , check that you have included the following:

•    Image correctly labeled
•    Entry fee paid to estore
•    Notification card, addressed

Entry fee can be paid here https://epay-banner.ecu.edu/C20694_ustores/web/store_main.jsp?STOREID=88&SINGLESTORE=true


The Wellington B. Gray Gallery will publish an illustrated catalog of selected work from the exhibition.  A complimentary copy will be sent to all exhibition artists, catalogs will be distributed to curators and gallery directors as a resource.

Exhibition and Lecture

Artwork included in the Tenth Photographic Image Biennial Exhibition will be on view February 16  through March 10, in the Wellington B. Gray Gallery on the campus of East Carolina University.  The juror, Jessica Hines, will present a lecture , Thursday, February 16 at 5:00 PM in Speight Auditorium.  A gala reception will follow in the gallery.

The Gray Gallery and Speight Auditorium are located off of Fifth and Jarvis Streets in the Jenkins Fine Arts Center.  Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, and Saturday 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM.  The gallery is closed during university holidays.