by MELSA   February 11, 2013

MELSA announces a call for photographers for touring library photography exhibition. Deadline March 18, 2013.

Juried Photography Exhibition Tour

Application Deadline: 6 PM, March 18, 2013                                                                      

The Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA), an Alliance of Metro Area Public Libraries and its member libraries will host a touring photography exhibition to be displayed at public libraries in the seven-county metro area. Member library systems include St. Paul Public Library and Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott and Washington County Libraries. The tour runs July 2013 through December 2015.

Four artists, with eight images each, will be selected for the tour. Selected artists need supply exhibition quality prints only. ARTSERVE will mat and frame accepted works, transport and install exhibit at library locations. Four artists will be selected and each will receive $1,000 honorarium through the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

The Call for Photographers is open to professional and non-professional photographers, age 18 and over. Applicants must be residents of Minnesota, as determined by voting and/or payment of taxes in the state. You must have lived in Minnesota for at least one year prior to the application deadline. Application Deadline: 6 PM, March 18, 2013 Online applications only. More information: view the full Call for Photography at