Closer to home are a few upcoming opportunities for Portland shows.
The Regional Arts and Culture Council is accepting submissions for a photography show in 2010 in Concourse A of the Portland Airport. The theme is aviation, air travel and airports. More information is here. Deadline December 1, 2009.
Newspace Center for Photography is accepting submissions for a group photo show in February 2010. The theme is "Carnival". More information is here. Deadline December 18, 2009.
Lastly, for local photographers looking to intercourse with the art world in Portland and beyond, dfp.com has recently posted general submission guidelines linking to a wide range of exhibitionist opportunities. This is a great one-shot site which will help folks get a leg up amid the stiff competition of today's photo world.