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Call To Entry: A Smith Gallery Exhibition Juried by Catherine Couturier

Catherine Couturier Gallery is proud to announce that Catherine as been selected at the juror for an exhibition presented by A Smith Gallery. This is an open theme call for entry….  there is no theme.  Any image in any photo based medium of any subject is eligible. Catherine is asking for artists to submit thier strongest work to make the best exhibition possible.

Catherine Couturier, Catherine Couturier Gallery, Houston, Texas

Catherine Couturier is the owner and director of Catherine Couturier Gallery. Upon its inception, the gallery quickly evolved into the premier photography gallery in Houston, Texas and sits at the center of Gallery Row. The gallery is a member of AIPAD, and Catherine has served on the advisory council of Houston Center for Photography. Couturier also reviews portfolios for organizations and festivals such as Photo Nola, Atlanta Celebrates Photography, and Fotofest, is a juror for Critical Mass, the Center for Fine Art Photography, and LA Center for Photography, and give lectures to artists and collectors alike on a myriad of subjects related to the field of fine art photography. The Catherine Couturier Gallery is committed to excellence with a dedication to the medium in all its forms, with the goal to showcase the best fine art photography available.

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Creativity is encouraged.

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SUBMISSION | Guidelines:  Digital images should 1000 pixels on the longest side saved in JPEG format at 72 ppi. Each image should be labeled with consecutive numbers followed by your name, i.e. 1FirstName_LastName.jpg. The number should correspond with the number on the application form.  Please do not watermark your images.  If you need help sizing your images, please follow this link https://convert.town/image-dpi

SUBMISSION | Online:  Fill out our online application to apply, send images, and make payment with Paypal. You will receive an email confirmation upon receiving the submission and payment. You can also fill and submit the online application, print out your confirmation email, and mail it with a check for your fees to the address below. 

SUBMISSION | Email:  Email image files and submission form to amanda@asmithgallery.com. The gallery will send an email confirmation upon receiving the submission and payment.

SUBMISSION | Mail:  CD’s and submission form should be mailed to:

A Smith Gallery
P O Box 175
103 N Nugent #175
Johnson City, TX 78636

The gallery will send an email confirmation upon receiving the submission and payment.

SUBMISSION | Entry Fee:  $38 for the first 5 images, $7 per each additional image. Submissions of 11 or more images are eligible for a review of the submitted images by the gallery directors.  Submission fees are not refundable.

ELIGIBILITY |  Submissions are open to all photographers both professional and amateur working in all photographic mediums and styles. International entries are welcomed. Work that has been previously exhibited at A Smith Gallery is not eligible.

PRINTING/MATTING/FRAMING | Information:  The gallery offers printing, matting and framing services. If sending framed work, please use mats and frames that compliment your work and are appropriate in a gallery setting. Colored mats are discouraged. All images should be ready to hang with wires. Gallery wraps are not acceptable. If you have any questions regarding appropriate presentation please contact amanda@asmithgallery.com.

AWARDS|  The awards are as follows:

Jurors Award – $325.00
Directors Award – $250.00
Three Juror Honorable Mentions – an exhibition catalogue
Director Honorable Mentions chosen at the discretion of the Gallery Directors – an exhbition catalogue
Visitors Award – $100.00

SALES |  The gallery will retain 40% of the sales price.

USE RIGHTS |  Photographers retain full rights to their own images. The gallery will use the photographer’s images for publicity purposes as well as in the Blurb exhibition catalogue.

FOR MORE INFORMATION |  amanda@asmithgallery.com

Do Not Touch Podcast: Creating a Successful For-Profit Gallery

Posted on Mar 22, 2019

Catherine Couturier was recently featured on the Do Not Touch podcast by Stephanie Khoury to talk about the ins and outs of running a for-profit art gallery. Having worked in the non-profit sector, Stephanie was curious about how the commercial gallery industry…

AIPAD 2019, Booth #806

Posted on Mar 20, 2019

Catherine Couturier Gallery, Booth #806 with Special Exhibition Featuring Renate Aller, Booth #1012   Catherine Couturier Gallery is gearing up for the AIPAD Photography Show New York, one of the most prestigious international photography art events presented…

Patty Carroll AnOther Featured Interview

Posted on Feb 12, 2019

In anticipation for Patty Carroll's Houston debut opening at the gallery on Saturday, January 18th, 2019 from 6-8pm, Art and Culture writer at AnOther, Miss Rosen, has written about Patty Carroll and the inspiration and influences behind her lastest series,…

Keith Carter Artist Talk & Book Signing Feb. 9th, 2019

Posted on Feb 6, 2019

  In partnership with FotoFest, Catherine Couturier Gallery will host an artist talk and book signing on Saturday, February 9th from 6-8pm   Location: FotoFest at Silver Street Studios  2000 Edwards Street, Building C, Houston, TX 77007       Celebrating…

New Gallery Artist: Wendi Schneider

Posted on Feb 6, 2019

Catherine Couturier Gallery is proud to announce the representation of fine art photographer, Wendi Schneider. We are very excited to showcase her work in the gallery for the very first time. Morning Mist, Lake James, NC, 2017 ARTIST BIO: Wendi Schneider…

Keith Carter Price Increase February 1st

Posted on Jan 23, 2019

On February 1st, 2019, all Keith Carter prints will increase in price. Please feel free to contact us to inquire about current and new prices for your favorite Keith Carter.      

FotoFest: The Assembly Exhibition Opens January 24th!

Posted on Jan 22, 2019

FotoFest presents THE ASSEMBLY, a new exhibition highlighting high-quality photography and video represented by a selection of the city’s contemporary fine art galleries, January 24 – March 9, 2019, at Silver Street Studios, 2000 Edwards Street, Houston, TX…

Holiday Gallery Hours

Posted on Nov 20, 2018

If you're wishing you could see some photography the week of Christmas, you're in luck! The gallery will be open, holding regular business hours of Tuesday- Saturday, 10-5pm, every day but Tuesday Dec. 25th, and Wednesday Dec. 26th. The gallery will also…

December 50% off Book Sale!

Posted on Nov 20, 2018

For the month of December, Catherine Couturier Gallery will be having a 50% book sale off of most titles. This is a great time to get books you've been wanting. A wide variety of both contemporary and rare vintage books will be available. For inquiries about…