EGO. National Call for Professional Photographers


The Zhou B Art Center presents:

Exploitation, Glorification, Objectification

An exhibition of contemporary photography

August 16 to September 15, 2013


EGO is a juried/curated exhibition with a focus on the exploitation, glorification and objectification of the individual either by personal choice or as perceived by others.  EGO will feature a selection of contemporary photographers from across the country. Artists are invited to interpret the theme in the medium of photography.


Submission Deadline: July 14 midnight (Central time)

Exhibition Dates: August 16 to September 15, 2013

Opening Reception: Friday, August 16 from 7 to 10 pm.

Delivery: All work must be received in the gallery no later than August 13, 2013.

Notice of Acceptance/Decline: You will receive an email notice of acceptance no later thanJuly 20th. A list of accepted artists will be posted in our website and Facebook page on July 20 (mark your calendars).


All professional photographers living in the U.S. and its territories ages 18 or over. No works previously exhibited at the Zhou B art Center will be accepted.


Sergio Gomez, MFA

Sergio Gomez is the Director of Exhibitions at the Zhou B. Art Center, owner & director of 33 Contemporary Gallery, contributor for Italia Arte Magazine, founder As a curator, Sergio has organized numerous important exhibitions such as “The National Self-Portrait Exhibition”, “Get Real: New Figurative Realism in Chicago” “CelebrARTE”, “Chicago’s Twelve”, “Chicago’s Twelve at Garfield Park Conservatory”, “Style Bombing” and the “National Wet Paint Biannual MFA Exhibition” which has become a catalyst for emerging painters across the country.  Additionally, Sergio has established international art collaborations in Italy, Austria, Mexico, Spain, Chile and China.

Erin McClellan Zhoushi

An accomplished photographer with many national and international publications Erin started by traveling the globe for half a decade, and returning Stateside with an insatiable taste for the bold, colorful, and multicultural. After earning her BFA in Photography from Columbia College, Erin’s eye for the unique led her to a career as a high fashion & Fine Art portrait photographer. Channeling a passion for everything eccentric and extraordinary, Erin captures her inspirations through the lens of a camera, provides a completely unique look at the ordinary. Erin is a cofounder of Chromacity Studios located in the Zhou B Art Center, as well as the studio’s resident free spirit.


A full color book/catalog will be professionally published for the exhibition. Each artist will receive three copies of the catalog. Additional copies will be available for sale to the public.


The Zhou B Art Center was founded in 2004 by the brothers Shan Zuo and Da Huang Zhou. It is located in the Bridgeport neighborhood of Chicago where the Zhou Brothers have lived for more than two decades. The Zhou B Art Center is a private, non-government funded art center designed to facilitate the exchange of contemporary art between Chicago and the international art community. With 87,000 square feet, the Center offers innumerable possibilities for exploring the arts in a charismatic location, as well as collectively forming an extravagant fusion of culture and creativity.


There are NO size restrictions as long as the work can be delivered to the gallery by the drop off deadline. The exhibition will take place in the main gallery of the Zhou B Art Center with over 8,000 sf of gallery space available for the show.


$25 for up to 3 images

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