To be considered for a individual feature on Don't Smile, please send 15-20 images of a developed body of work, an artist statement, and a short bio written in the third person in a .zip file to The images must be 1280px on the long side, 160ppi, and cannot exceed 20 MB.

Note: This is not how you submit to Don't Smile's current Call for Entry for an exhibition. See below for those guidelines.


For Don't Smile's third year, women photographers from historically underrepresented populations, specifically artists who identify as African, Latinx, Asian, Arab and Native American will be featured exclusively. This does not apply to the current Call for Entry, School's Out for the Summer: Student Photography. Photographers of all ages and points in their career may apply to be featured on Don't Smile. 

Call for Entry