[Side Arts Certified Sponsored Listing] Susquehanna Art Museum announces a call for artists for Transformative Craft, their 8th annual juried exhibition. Submit transformative works that highlight the considerable attention to detail, process-based skill, and inventiveness that exemplify contemporary craft.
Artistic craft practices of all varieties share the skillful ability to transform material. Contemporary craft artists combine meticulous workmanship with traditional materials to create masterful objects that transcend hierarchical categorization.
Enter by: 1 May 2023
Artworks selected for Transformative Craft will highlight the unique possibilities of transforming traditional craft materials into contemporary works of art. Work in all media is welcome for consideration. Selections will be made based on the applicability to the theme and the group of pieces that work best as a whole.
Transformative Craft Artist Benefits
Two prizes are available for this exhibition. The Juror’s Choice Prize winner is awarded $400. The Viewer’s Choice Prize winner is awarded $250. The Susquehanna Art Museum welcomes thousands of visitors of all ages throughout this exhibition to learn, explore, and engage with art on view. This exhibition will be used as a teaching tool for the local elementary school students, to which the museum provides weekly art education. This exhibition will be on view during Harrisburg’s annual Gallery Walk event, the museum’s best attended day of the year.
About Susquehanna Art Museum
Nestled within the Capital City’s emerging midtown neighborhood in a newly reclaimed building, the Susquehanna Art Museum serves as a catalyst in the Commonwealth to offer educationally superior programming and diverse exhibitions.
Susquehanna Art Museum is dedicated to encouraging and inspiring visitors of all ages to become more familiar with, knowledgeable of, and appreciative of the art and culture that surrounds them. Educational programming is developed to enhance and enrich the visitor experience, providing a wide variety of classes, lectures, workshops, discussions, and critiques for adult learners.
For more information, contact LNye@SusquehannaArtMuseum.org.
[Sponsored Listing] InLiquid announces a call for artists for the 21st installment of their signature event, Art for the Cash Poor. The event returns on Saturday, September 18, 2021, to the American Street Corridor in Kensington. InLiquid is joining forces with NextFAB and the Clay Studio’s Clayfest for a multi-block artisan fair. The event is slated to span the length of North American Street from the Crane on Master (1400 Block) to NextFAB’s home on Berks Street (1800 Block).*
Deadline: 31 Jul 2021
InLiquid’s long standing event, Art for the Cash Poor, is popular in the Philadelphia art community. It is an affordable art fair with all works priced $200 and below. The audience is made up heavily of curators, gallerists, art consultants, and art collectors. The event has been recognized, over the years, as a go-to place to find affordable art. It is an opportunity for people at all points to start collecting art or add to their art collection. While this event is specifically targeted toward affordable art, many artists have gained additional opportunities including commissions, exhibitions, and gallery representation.
- Affordable block-party style art sale that directly benefits visual artists, designers, and craftspeople
- Average attendance is 2k – 3k each year
- All work priced $200 and below
- All proceeds from sales go directly to the artists
- Open to artists, designers, and crafters who make and produce their own work
All participants are screened for quality and how they fit in with the event, submission does not guarantee acceptance. Artists may share a booth space at a discounted rate per each artist. Each artist must be screened and accepted individually (InLiquid will not match artists for shared spaces).
*The 0.6 mile span will ensure that participants and attendees can spread out accordingly to create the proper space needed in order to ensure safe social distancing. The event will be set up so as to follow all CDC Guidelines. Details and requirements might be subject to change given City and State requirements.
InLiquid is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization committed to connecting artists and audiences in the Philadelphia region. Founded in 1999, InLiquid fosters the artistic practices of hundreds of visual artists each year and encourages audiences to collect work by our dynamic arts community. InLiquid makes the work of our region’s artists accessible to all, providing free contemporary art programming to thousands of children and adults in the InLiquid Gallery, satellite spaces throughout Philadelphia, and virtually through its online information portal that showcases hundreds of the region’s artists. Increasingly, InLiquid connects communities by creating opportunities to use art as a catalyst for civic engagement and calls for social change.
For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.