W O N D E R L A N D juried by Deb Schwedhelm


Smith & Lens is thrilled to announce that we are currently accepting submissions for what will surely be an incredible show.

W O N D E R L A N D will be juried by award winning photographer, Deb Schwedhelm. Born in Detroit, Michigan, Deb Schwedhelm was originally trained as Registered Nurse and subsequently spent 10 years employed as an Air Force Nurse. Although she has been passionate about photography since her early 20s, it wasn't until Deb left the military that she was finally able to pursue the medium as a full time career. Deb's photographs have been exhibited widely and featured in numerous publications throughout the world. She has received awards from PhotoNOLA, New Orleans, LA; MPLS Photo Center, Minneapolis, MN; The Perfect Exposures Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; A. Smith Gallery, Johnson City, TX; Santa Fe Photographic Workshops, Santa Fe, NM; and The Art of Photography Show, San Diego, CA. Her photographs have also been selected for the permanent collection of The Center for Fine Art Photography, Fort Collins, CO. Deb is married to a Naval Explosive Ordnance Disposal Officer based in Zushi, Japan. She is the mother to three children, who are often the subjects of her photographs.

How to submit: please submit up to 5 digital files of 2D artwork to

smithandlens@gmail.com with subject line “WONDERLAND submission” by July 13, 2015.

All digital images should be provided as JPGs only, 72 ppi, image width approximately 1280 pixels on the longest side.

Files should be titled as follows: LastName_FirstName_1Title.jpg The number should correspond with the number on the application form. Please do not include spaces or use non-alpha-numeric characters such as & * ( @ etc. in your title.

Be sure to also include the application form as a word or pdf document, titled: LastName_First. All work must be the original work of the artist.

Submission Fee: A non-refundable fee of $25 is required for up to 5 digital entries. Payments may be made using the PayPal link at the bottom of the application form. Applicants must be at least 18 years old.

Notification of Acceptance:

Artists will be notified of accepted work via email. All accepted entries must arrive at the gallery framed and ready to hang on the wall by August 24, 2015. More information on delivery and shipping will be provided in the acceptance email. Frames should be no larger than 20 x 24 unless another format is approved by the Gallery.

All pieces must be available for purchase with 50% of the sale price going to Smith & Lens gallery.

The gallery does not have an insurance policy to cover against

loss, theft or damage, so please know that the artist assumes the risk.

Please feel free to contact us with any questions. There will be an

opening reception on Friday, August 28th from 6:00 - 8:00pm.

Thank you so much!