Opportunities

Call for Entries

Deadline: October 6, 2016

Main Line Art Center is excited to offer an opportunity for contemporary artists that includes $1000, a solo show, and the Meyer Family Award for Contemporary Art.

Presented by Main Line Art Center in conjunction with the Betsy Meyer Memorial Exhibition, the Meyer Family Award for Contemporary Art and associated exhibition program is an effort to support the talented contemporary artists in the region, to honor deserving artists in the field, and to encourage excellence and experimentation in artistic practice, presentation, and community involvement.

Adult fine artists, who are not full time students, living in the Mid-Atlantic Region are eligible to apply. All mediums are welcome. Artists selected to receive this award will be notified in December 2016 and the exhibition will take place in March/April 2017.

Approximately three artists are awarded annually. The 2015 recipients of the Meyer Family Award for Contemporary Art were Seunghwui Koo (New York), Tasha Lewis (New York), and Kate Stewart (Philadelphia), featured in Tweak of Nature, presented at Main Line Art Center in Spring 2015. The 2016 recipients of the Meyer Family Award for Contemporary Art were Matthew Courtney (Philadelphia), Sun Young Kang (Bryn Mawr), and Zahra Nazari (New York), featured in Transformations.

DEADLINE: Thursday, October 6, 2016 by 11:59 p.m.
AWARD: $1000 & solo show
APPLICATION: mainlineart.slideroom.com
QUESTIONS: Beth Boardman, Exhibition Coordinator: 610.525.0272 ext. 116
APPLICATION FEE: Members $30/Non-Members $35
EXHIBITION: March 6 – April 16, 2017

Opportunity posted on: August 18, 2016