Star Island Corporation

Seeking Photographers for Starry Night Exhibition

The second annual Starry Night Wine Tasting and Exhibition will be held on Saturday, November 20 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Discover Portsmouth Center at 30 Middle Street in Portsmouth NH.

This year the gallery on the second floor of the Discover Center will feature photography by professional photographers Bruce Parsons, Peter Randall, Jill Brody, and Alex De Steiguer who will also serve as jurors to select photos to be featured in the first floor gallery. Photos must be of Star Island or the Isles of Shoals. If you are interested in submitting photographs please review the selection criteria below.

  1. All submissions must be:
    • made electronically to Justina Maji at
    • submitted by August 15
    • limited to 5 images
    • images of Star Island or the other islands of the Isles of Shoals
  2. Photographers will be notified regarding images selected for the exhibition by October 1. If selected:
    • All submissions must be professional quality, framed with wire affixed and ready to hang, no saw-tooth hangers please
    • All photography submitted must be for sale and priced.
  3. Star Island will receive a 30 percent commission on all sales.
  4. Photographer name, address, and phone number must be adhered to the backing of the framed piece.
  5. All photography selected for the exhibition must be delivered to the Star Island Corporation office at 30 Middle Street in Portsmouth during the week of November 8-12.
  6. Artists may provide one portfolio rack to hold Shoals related artwork up to 24’ x 24’. The number of pieces must comfortably fit inside the portfolio rack. Framed work should be shrink wrapped with a label on front right corner listing the name of the artist, title and price and numbered to correspond with a consignment sheet provided by the artist (the consignment sheet form will be provided to the artist prior to the show).
  7. All photography must be picked up no later than November 30.