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Lindsay Elgin is a professional photographer in Providence, Rhode Island. She holds a BA in Fine Arts from Amherst College, an MFA in Photography from Rhode Island School of Design, and an MLIS from Simmons University. She currently works as a photographer in Special Collections at the Brown University Library, digitizing rare books and objects. Lindsay also teaches digital photography in RISD|CE’s digital photography certificate program, and served as advisor to this program for 10 years before leaving to pursue a second graduate degree. Lindsay has served as a guest lecturer and critic at a number of institutions throughout the Northeast, and her work has been exhibited throughout New England, as well as in Tucson, New York City, Glasgow, and Edinburgh.

Portsmouth Arts Guild Center for the Arts

2020 Call for Artists

All work must be for sale. Guild Commission is 25%

Members Non-Juried Show

March 13 – April 5

Intake: March 9 & 10

Opening Receptions: March 13

 Flora and/or Fauna  – Non-Juried

April 10 – May 10

Intake: April 6 & 7

Opening Reception: April 10

Where the Water Meets the Land Non-Juried Virtual Show

May 15 – June 14

Intake: May 11 & 12

Opening viewing: May 15

All Photography Juried Exhibit

Juror: Lindsay Elgin

See below for Ms. Elgin’s bio

June 20 – July 19

Intake: June 10 – 16

Opening viewing: June 20

Inspired by Quotes or Lyrics Exhibit

Online virtual show

Intake: July 15 & 21

Opening Reception: July 24

 Juried Imagine Fabric Show

Online virtual show

Juror to be announced

August 18 -September 25

Intake: August 18  – 25

Virtual Online Opening : August 29


Members Jury Members Exhibit

October 16 – November 15

Intake: October 12 & 13

Opening Receptions: October 16

Holiday Show Extravaganza

November 20 – December 13

Intake: November 16 & 17

Opening Reception:  Sunday, November 22

Special Holiday Show Requirements: 

 Maximum size per entry 16″x20″ framed, priced at $200 or less per entry
Up to 10 entries permitted . Work previously shown at PAG may be entered in the show.

Entry fees: $15 first entry, $2 each additional (members)

 $20 first entry, $3 each additional (non-members)




Artists Take Note – Show Entry Info


Cash Awards!
Submitted works must not have been previously exhibited at the Portsmouth Arts Guild.


Show entry fees
$15 first entry, $5 each additional (members)
$20 first entry, $10 second, $5 third (non – members)
up to 3 entries unless specifically stated in show listing.


Three entries max per artist
All works must be recent
2-D work must be framed and wired  (no saw-tooth hangers)
All work must be for sale


Show Pick up & Drop off Days & Times
Mondays at 3-6 pm or Tuesday at 6:30-8:30 pm
unless otherwise noted.
Non-accepted works must be picked up prior to opening of exhibitions.  To pick up non-accepted work, stop by during REGULAR gallery hours: Friday-Sunday, 1-5pm.

for more information contact gallery@portsmoutharts.org


Linsay Elgin