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Southeastern Contemporary Art Gallery to host cell phone photography exhibition

Contact: Tonya Lowentritt


     HAMMOND – Southeastern Louisiana University’s Contemporary Art Gallery is now accepting entries for the National Cell Phone Photography Exhibition scheduled Sept. 9-25. The exhibition is open to amateur and professional artists nationally and there is no fee to enter. 
     All images must be taken with a cell phone camera and may only be manipulated by use of a cell phone application, said Dale Newkirk, gallery director. No Photoshop or any other photo manipulation software is permitted. 
     “Images can be submitted via email or regular mail. All images submitted will be included in the exhibition,” Newkirk said. “In order to be included in the exhibition, entries must be received no later than Aug. 30.”
     Entries are limited to three per person and should be sent via email to with the subject line “National Cell Phone Show” or to Dale Newkirk, Southeastern Contemporary Art Gallery, Southeastern Louisiana University, SLU 10765, Hammond, LA  70402.
     For a complete list of entry guidelines, contact Newkirk at or at 985-549- 5080. 
     The cell phone photography exhibition will be displayed in Southeastern’s Contemporary Art Gallery, 100 East Stadium, next to Clark Hall. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 pm, with extended hours until 8 p.m. on Wednesday, and Saturday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

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