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Minimalist Marvels: A Juried Photography Exhibit Open Call

Minimalist Marvels: A Virtual Juried Photo Exhibit Open Call

Calling all minimalistic art photographers! Photo Art Pavilion cordially invites you to participate in our upcoming Minimalist Marvels: A Virtual Juried Photography Exhibit Open Call.

Minimalist Marvels: A Virtual Juried Photo Exhibit will be a captivating showcase presented by Photo Art Pavilion. This exhibition is focused on inviting artists to explore the beauty of simplicity and the profound impact of minimalist aesthetics.

In a world often characterized by complexity, this exhibit celebrates the art of distillation—capturing the essence of a moment, subject, or scene with a deliberate focus on essential elements. “Minimalist Marvels” encourages photographers to strip away the superfluous and present the extraordinary in its purest form.

The strength of restraint and the capacity of minimalist compositions to stir emotions, narrate stories, and create a lasting impact are remarkable. Whether it’s in minimal landscapes, architecture, nature, or through a single focal point in intimate portraits, this exhibit guarantees a visual journey that goes beyond the ordinary.

Each photograph serves as a testament to the artist’s ability to distill the essence of their vision into a minimalist marvel. Join us in this exploration of visual purity and discover the profound impact that simplicity can have on the world of photography.

Submit your most one-five compelling minimalism art photography with us, and let your lens tell a story. Selected entries will be featured in our virtual exhibit, and website to showcase your unique perspective to the Photo Art Pavilion audience.

But that’s not all! Join us for the virtual reception, where we’ll come together to celebrate the incredible talent showcased in “Minimalist Marvels.” Connect with fellow artists, engage in insightful discussions, and revel in the magic of shadow photography.

Don’t miss the chance to be part of this extraordinary visual narrative. Submit your entries now and mark your calendar for a virtual reception like no other! 

The Minimalist Marvels Virtual Juried Exhibit is an open call for photographers of all backgrounds or anyone with a passion for photography to submit their best captures.


Joanne Henig is a curator for and co-founder of  

Joanne shares her artistic vision and knowledge with other photographers while assisting them in building a salable art portfolio. Henig leads photography tours and workshops; is a curator of photography exhibitions; and teaches photography skills workshops and educational seminars for all levels of photography experience.

Based in New York, Henig is best known for her award winning landscape, waterscape, and abstract works. She has traveled the world as a professional photographer for more than 30 years. Her artistry has been recognized in numerous gallery exhibits, in print publications, and is on permanent display throughout the United States. Finished art pieces of Henig’s work can be found in both private and corporate collections.

“Being a juror for art photography exhibits is one of the most exciting things I get toe do”, says Henig. “It’s where I get to interact not only with the art, but also with the artist.”

This open call is open to anyone who has a passion for photography.

No matter if you are a professional photographer or someone who enjoys taking snapshots, we want to see your best work. Whether you prefer to capture the scene with a DSLR, a point-and-shoot, a smartphone, or anything else, we are looking for creative shots and interesting perspectives.

The Minimalist Marvels Virtual Juried Exhibit Reception will be held online on September 25th, 2024, at 7 PM EST via Zoom.
The virtual reception will also be recorded and posted on our Photo Art Pavilion YouTube Channel.

The juried photographs will be displayed in an online gallery, which will be featured on

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First Place: $150.
Second place: $125.
Third place: $100.
Honorable Mentions: $35.


Open Call Starts on: June 28th, 2024
Open Call Deadline: September 6th, 2024
Notifications will be sent out on: September 13th, 2024
Online display available: September 20th, 2024
Artist reception & awards presentation: Wednesday, September 25th, 2024 at 7:00PM


All artists who submit their art will be notified via email by the end of the day, September 13th, 2024.

  • Awards will be announced during the live Zoom reception
  • Social media posts will be sent out after the live Zoom reception concludes.
  • Award winners will receive an email informing them of an award in their name.
  • Checks will be mailed to the winners after the live Zoom reception date; September 25th, 2024.

If you do not receive a notification on this date, please check your SPAM/JUNK folder first, then contact Photo Art Pavilion: OPENCALL@PHOTOARTPAVILION.COM or 1 (888) 217-7748.

Open Call for Photography Submissions

Media: Photography
Total Entry Images: Maximum: 5
Entry Fee: $35.00

  • All submissions must be free of any watermarks or branding.
  • Photos should be in digital format, ideally in JPEG form

Submission Guidelines:

  • All submitted images must be free of watermarks or branding.
  • Photos should be in digital format, preferably in JPEG format.
  • Submit up to 5 digital images at 72 dpi, with the largest edge measuring at least 1500 pixels.
  • Ensure the filename contains the title of your submission.

Photographer Details:

  • Photographers may submit up to five images per $35 entry.
  • Only photographically based works depicting the specified theme will be considered.
  • The entry fee of $35 for five images is non-refundable.
  • If your image(s) are selected, Photo Art Pavilion reserves the right to display the artwork on our website and social media platforms, with each image credited with its title and the artist’s name.

Usage Rights:

  • By submitting your art, you grant Photo Art Pavilion the right to display any selected images on the website and social media accounts.
  • Open to artists aged 18 years and older.

Entry Fee Details:

  • A nonrefundable $35 entry fee is required for each artist.
  • All submitted art must be created by the submitting artist.

Juror’s Decision:

  • The decisions made by the juror are final.

Important Notice: Please read the full open call for comprehensive details before submitting your work.

We look forward to receiving your captivating photography submissions!

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Jessica Lempin and Joanne Henig, the founders of Photo Art Pavilion, have been helping art photographers across the USA since 2007. Photo Art Pavilion is a national, curated art sales catalog dedicated exclusively to fine art photography.

Photo Art Pavilion represents emerging and established photographer and their art portfolios.

Take an active role in selling your art & enjoy ongoing business support from the Photo Art Pavilion Team.


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