2024 Open Regional Photography Exhibit


Download the entry form HERE.

About this year’s Judge:

Kristin Solomon (she/her/hers)
Executive Director, Blue Sky Gallery (Portland)

Kristin was born and raised in New York. She holds a Bachelors of Fine Arts in Photography from the School of Visual Arts and a Masters in Arts and Cultural Management from Pratt Institute, in New York City. A decade ago, she visited Portland on a cross-country road trip and loved it so much that she felt compelled to make it her home. She comes to Blue Sky with over 20 years experience in arts administration with a concentration in strategic planning, fundraising, and marketing. Kristin has worked for many art businesses and non-profit organizations throughout her career, wearing many hats. Her most recent roles were as the part-time Director of Blackfish Gallery, an artist-owned cooperative in the heart of the Pearl Arts District and Founder and Lead Principal of Arts and Cultural Management, offering guidance on creative business strategy to mission-based organizations and creative entrepreneurs. She helped many artists and non-profits find their unique creative edge and build sustainable business practices through one-on-one coaching sessions, workshops, retreats, and online courses through her virtual platform THINK WITH YOUR HEART INSTITUTE ONLINE. Kristin serves on the Boards of the Portland Art Dealers Association, Portland Open Studios, Creative Arts Community, and the Friends of Menucha Foundation. She lives in Portland with her blue heeler bestie, Sapphire.