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Submission Guidelines


Wikipedia- In works of artmacabre (US/məˈkɑːb/ mə-KAHB or UK/məˈkɑːbrə/; French: [makabʁ]) is the quality of having a grim or ghastly atmosphere. Macabre works emphasize the details and symbols of death. The term also refers to works particularly gruesome in nature. Please show us your strange, obscure, haunting photographs. 

In the spirit of Halloween and Celebrating Medium’s Festival of Photography, Walter Todd Salon will be hosting A fine Art photography exhibition in the back gallery from Oct 21st through Dec 23rd. Open reception will coincide with a closing reception of Todd Bradley’s Protectors of Magical Seeds Show http://www.toddbradleyphotography.com/Seedpods-protectors-of-magical


Macabre will be juried by members of Snow Creek Collaborations, who are,  

Robert Treat (http://roberttreat.com/) Snow Creek Founder,

Jodie Hulden (http://www.jodiehulden.com/)

Amanda Dahlgren (http://www.amandadahlgren.com/home) Open Show San Diego Producer,

Kris Moore (http://krismoore.net/) Open Show San Diego Producer,

Jens Ochlich (http://www.autobahn66.com),

Todd Bradley (http://www.toddbradleyphotography.com),

Scott B Davis (http://www.scottbdavis.com) Medium Photography festival Founder,

Stephen Cook (http://www.inverseimages.com/),

Mike Sakasegawa (http://www.michaelsakphoto.com/) Keep the Channel open, podcast

Louise Russell, Will Gibson, Kim Miller Signoret-Paar among others.


Important dates:

Deadline: August 19, 2017

Artist notifications:  Sept 3, 2017

Receiving artwork deadline: October 7th, 2107

 At 4127 Park Blvd. San Diego, CA. 92103

Opening reception: TBA – taking place end of October


Prizes: Snow Creek first place Award- $100, Two runner-ups - $25 each

Sales commission: 50% to artist 50% to gallery (please price work accordingly, including commission and shipping fee and your artist fee.)

Framed works no larger than 24inch will be concidered.

Photography framed with glass will not be accepted or hung in the show for safety reasons. Use Acrylic/Plexi instead, thank you!

Simple Black gallery frames are suggested; if work is framed in something else, please let us know ahead of judging so we may consider this while thinking of a cohesive show.

Entry fee: $25 entry includes 3 photos



Rules for Photo Submission

·      Entrants must be at least 18 years old.  If you are younger. You must have a parent or legal guardian make the submission for you.

·      The photographer making the entry must have taken photos. If you are a parent or legal guardian submitting for a minor, please make it clear and whom you are actually submitting for.

·      By Submitting you are admitting ownership of copyright associated with submitted photograph. Walter Todd Salon and any affiliates assume no responsibility and hold harmless for any copyright issues associated with said artwork.

·      Images may not have been exhibited at the Walter Todd Salon within the last year.

·      All Submissions must be made through Submittable.com

·      Images should be no larger than 1000 pixels on the longest side, type jpg - set to the highest quality. The color space should be set to sRGB. DPI: 72dpi

·      Up to three images may be submitted for a non-refundable fee of $25 US for on-line submission

·      Additional 3 images may be submitted for an additional $15 US 

·      Images must be received by midnight PST on the submission closing date for the exhibition you are submitting for

·      Payment must be received by the close of submissions for the exhibit you are submitting for.

·      Members of Snow Creek Collaborative may submit, but are NOT eligible for prizes and awards.


Photographers retain all rights to their work, except for submissions accepted for exhibition: artists grant Walter Todd Salon and or Medium Photography festival the right to use their images to promote the exhibition and for display on Walter Todd Salon/Medium websites and for inclusion in an exhibit catalog. Walter Todd Salon and Medium Photography Festival are not affiliated in any way and shall not be held responsible for any damage that may occur to artist or the work of said artist.


For submissions that are selected, photographers may offer their work for sale and establish their own price for framed prints.

·      Walter Todd Salon For framed work we retain 50% of the sale price.

·      Local sales tax of 7.5% or current local sales tax amount is collected on all sales at the gallery.





Work that has not sold by the closing date of the show will be returned at the artist’s expense.  A FEDEX account is required and/or and return label from FEDEX, UPS, or DHS Packed with artwork when delivered.


Walter Todd Salon reserves the right not to show work that does not meet gallery standards for showing such as, but not limited to; broken or damaged work upon arrival, work delivered that does not match the submitted photography, work that is outside the framed guidelines, work that for any reason we find is unacceptable to show. All artists will be notified if one of these reasons occurs, prior to show opening.





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