Main line Art Center (MLAC) announces a call for artists for their Digital Artist in Residency.
Deadline: 10 May 2016
Adult fine artists utilizing digital technology as a primary medium of their artwork, who are not full-time students, living in the Mid-Atlantic Region are eligible to apply. Examples of digital media could include, but are not limited to: video, animation, digital photography, interactive gaming platforms, virtual reality experiences, 360, motion capture applications, video-mapping and projections, apps, internet based works, and so forth. The residency does not include a studio or housing. It is intended to be a residency that promotes the artist’s work and provides opportunities for them to have paid engagements with MLAC audiences through teaching, lectures, demonstrations, and virtual experiences for the duration of one year.
The Digital Artist in Residency begins in September of 2016 and is completed in August of 2017.
Main Line Art Center’s 2016 Digital Artist in Residence will receive an award of $1000, public presentation of artwork, and one year virtual residency with Main Line Art Center. Artists receive cash award when the residency is completed and must participate in the residency for its entirety.
Main Line Art Center is a home for everyone to discover, create, and experience visual art. A frequent recipient of Best of Awards for its beautiful galleries and high-quality art instruction, the Art Center’s visual art classes, Accessible Art Programs for artists with disabilities, and contemporary and innovative exhibitions stimulate creativity, conversation, and joy. The mission of Main Line Art Center is to inspire and engage people of all ages, abilities, and economic means in visual art through education, exhibitions, and experiences. Last year we inspired 16,000 people at Main Line Art Center and touched the lives of over 80,000 through programs in the community.
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3rd Street Gallery, a 40 year old artists cooperative, is seeking new members. The current roster of close to fifty professional members work in diverse media, many of whom are internationally represented.
Deadline: 1 Apr 2016
3rd Street Gallery is seeking artists who are interested in advancing their careers through many opportunities and whom can share and work well with others. We have recently relocated to a beautiful new space in Old City, Philadelphia.
Group and solo showing opportunities, websites, interaction with other organizations in Philadelphia, newsletters, guidance, and more are provided.
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The Passyunk Square Civic Association is currently accepting submissions for its 5th Annual Art Auction, to be held on Friday, April 1st.
Deadline: 26 Feb 2016
If you are interested in showcasing your work alongside other top artists in South Philly, then this is the event for you. We accept submissions in all media. Artists will be notified of the status of their submission by early March and each participating artist will get free admission to the event itself.
This event has grown in size each year since its inception. We are hoping to make our 5th anniversary celebration the biggest yet. All artists will be listed on our event website and many will be spotlighted through our organization’s Facebook page (followed by nearly 2,000 people) and Twitter account (followed by nearly 5,000 people).
In addition to promotion by our organization, all artists who donate their works for our auction are welcomed to sell another piece of art at the event at a set price, with 25% of the proceeds as a donation to the civic association.
We offer our artists free admission to the 5th Annual Art Auction which will feature live music and complimentary food and libations donated by some of the area’s most delicious restaurants. We welcome our artists to bring their business cards to the event and converse with the attendees about their work. This event is truly about the artists and the vibrant arts culture that flourishes throughout South Philly. 100% of the proceeds of your donations go to support the work of the Passyunk Square Civic Association.
The Passyunk Square Civic Association is a dedicated group of neighbors helping neighbors. A 100% volunteer-led and self-funded organization, our mission is to enhance the quality of life in the neighborhood, preserve the neighborhood’s unique historic character, and promote a cohesive community of residents, businesses, and institutions.
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The first six Saint Joseph’s University Gallery exhibitions are open to professional artists.
Deadline: 31 Jan 2016
The Exhibitions Committee reviews the work and the artists are notified by the end of March. We consider work in all media and all subject matter. Chosen artists are responsible for shipping/transporting their work to and from the gallery.
Chosen artists receive a 4-6 week long solo exhibition. Artists give one lunchtime gallery talk for which they receive a stipend.
Through the promotion of the visual arts, the Saint Joseph’s University Galleries educate and serve the University’s students, faculty and staff, as well as the diverse communities of the surrounding tri-state area. The Merion Hall Gallery hosts seven shows from September through August. The first six feature professional artists, who are mostly but not exclusively from the area.
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Beauty Art Gallery, located in Newtown Square, PA, will hold its 2015 Small Treasures Juried Exhibition November 28, 2015 through January 8, 2016. For this 4th annual event, the gallery seeks submissions welcomes artists 18 years of age and older.
Deadline: 14 Nov 2015
- The exhibition will feature two-dimensional works, including paintings, drawings, photographs, mixed media, fiber and metal.
- Works must measure 256 square inches or smaller, such as 16×16 inches, inclusive of frame.
- Works must be priced $395 or less.
- Works must be wired and ready to hang.
Juror is Deena Ball.
The exhibition will run November 25 to Jan 8, 2015. Public Reception is Saturday Dec. 5, 2015, 5 to 8 p.m.
Chosen artists will benefit from exposure to thriving western Delaware County art scene. Have potential to be selected for awards totaling $1,400 in cash and merchandise.
Beauty Art Gallery provides an eclectic mix of art forms and handmade goods from the region and the country is a spacious 2,500 square feet gallery.
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The Philly Mart is specifically looking for high quality artisan crafts, new handmade jewelry, vintage and upcycled jewelry, original art, photography, paintings, home textiles, ceramics, vintage and new clothing, woodwork, unique antique and vintage housewares, collectibles furniture, and more.
Deadline: 4 Sept 2015
Located in the Manayunk section of Philadelphia, The Philly Mart is a highly curated outdoor artisan market. We curate a funky mixture of original art, handmade craft items, original clothing, vintage, antiques, photography, jewelry, housewares, and food. The addition of our 30 independent small artist/retailers is a unique compliment to Main Street and the Manayunk shopping district. Located behind Main Street, between The Schuykill River and The Manayunk Canal, “The Mart” is a fun and scenic alternative to the typical retail experience. The beautiful brand new green location surrounded by the natural and historical resources of Venice Island, the Manayunk Canal, and Fairmount Park Towpath. Ample parking makes The Philly Mart a one of a kind shopping experience.
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Pope Francis’ upcoming visit to Philadelphia in September, 2015, is occasioning activities and festivities from many sectors of the city and region. Philadelphia Sculptors, in conjunction with the Globe Development Group, will make a unique contribution to the citywide events with Pope Up, an exhibition of artworks that present artists’ concepts relating to this historic visit.
Deadline: 1 Jul 2015
Artists of all backgrounds and media will create artwork that celebrates, comments upon, interprets, imagines, or explores elements of any established religion, or specifically the papacy and its history, social context, culture, and/or regalia. The exhibition will take place at Globe Dye Works, a former manufacturing facility in the Frankford section of Philadelphia that now houses small businesses, artists’ studios, and community organizations.
The show will run from September 4 – 27 and will be open to the public on weekends. Pope Up will be included in the 2015 Philadelphia Fringe Festival and will continue throughout the month of September. Selected artists will also be able to sell smaller works in the Pope Up store.
Artists will have an opportunity for their works to be seen by a wide range of viewers, from Fringe Festival attendees to people visiting during the Pope’s tour. Artworks will be for sale, and artists will be able to sell additional small works in the Pope Up store. This will be an edgy show held in the always fascinating Globe Dye Works, and is sure to attract wide attention.
Philadelphia Sculptors always looks to find new and interesting venues to host our shows of provocative and attention-grabbing art. We support artists, believe in their creativity and encourage out-of-the-box thinking.
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The Fairmount CDC presents the Fairmount Avenue Arts and Culture Day. Don’t miss this opportunity to be a table vendor in the tourist hub of Philadelphia – the Greater Art Museum Area!
Deadline: 27 Apr 2015
Sign up before the deadline to receive a discount off your vending fee! Use promotional code sidearts2015.
This is a great opportunity for arts, crafts, and jewelry vendors.
Anticipated attendance: 5,000+
Date: Saturday, June 6, 2015 from 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Fairmount Avenue has always been known to be a place for families, food, and fun! Each year the Fairmount CDC seeks to highlight the neighborhood gems that our community has to offer.
Musicians, artists, and other performers from in and around the Fairmount community take their star turn at the first Fairmount Avenue Arts and Culture Day, celebrating the neighborhood’s abundant talents from a wide range of genres. The event is jam packed with live entertainment, art, craft booths, food, and the chance to win prizes from local merchants.
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