Listings for visual arts exhibition opportunities in the Philadelphia region

  • PHOTOGRAPHY 36: A Call for Works

    photoadd2017Entry Deadline: January 15, 2017

    Perkins Center for the Arts announces PHOTOGRAPHY 36, a juried exhibition of photographs by regional artists at the Perkins Center’s Moorestown Gallery.

    Juror: Sarah Stolfa is an American contemporary artist, photographer, and musician and the founder /Executive & Artistic Director of the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center.

    Work must be hand-delivered and received on Receiving Friday, January 13, 10:00 AM–3:30 PM Sunday, January 15, 12:00 PM–4:00 PM Artists may enter up to three works at an entrée fee of $10 per entry. The opening reception will be Sunday, February 4, 2017 from 1:00 to 4:00 PM. This event is free and open to the public with an Awards ceremony at 2:00 pm.

    Awards include up to 5 Juror Awards totaling $500 for Artistic Excellence.

    Exhibited works will be offered to the Philadelphia Museum of Art for their photography collection, with a Maximum Purchase award of $600.

    Three artists will be invited by Perkins Center’s Curator for inclusion in a future exhibition at our Collingswood Gallery in 2018.

    For more information, visit www.perkinsarts.org.
    Contact Phil Caroll with questions: pcarroll@perkinscenter.org

    Listing Expires: 01/16/17

  • Call for Artists: Conversations

    Submission Deadline: January 11, 2017

    Philadelphia Sculptors invites artists to apply to the upcoming show Conversations, to be held at Legend Galleries, an exciting new gallery in the Museum area in Philadelphia. Artists are encouraged to interpret the title/theme creatively. This is an opportunity for artists to use their work to initiate dialog and interaction on topics ranging from the personal or political, to the philosophical or literary, and anything else outside or in between.

    All media will be eligible, although all artworks should include three-dimensional elements. Both indoor and outdoor works may be submitted since there is an outdoor courtyard immediately outside the gallery where works can be displayed. The show will run from March 3 – April 2, 2017. Artists do not need to belong to Philadelphia Sculptors to apply.

    For prospectus and more information, visit here, or contact Leslie Kaufman at lesliekaufman@verizon.net

    Listing Expires: 01/12/17

  • Call for Artists: W2S Series 2018

    Entry Deadline: January 8, 2017. Due by midnight.

    screen-shot-2016-11-18-at-12-42-17-pmThe Sculpture Center
    in Cleveland, Ohio, invites early career artists of our greater region whose practice includes sculpture, installation, mixed and expanded media, relational aesthetics, and performance to apply for inclusion in our annual W2S series (Window to Sculpture Emerging Artist series).

    Through W2S, begun in 1990, The Sculpture Center promotes the careers of exceptional sculptors and expanded media artists from the region during the first ten years of their profession. Four – six artists are selected annually by the Exhibition Committee for one-person, full gallery exhibitions of new work in either the Main (1000 sq. ft.) or Euclid Avenue (750 sq. ft.) Gallery. The Sculpture Center encourages and fully supports risk taking and new directions of creative by the artists selected for W2S.

    Special note: For the W2S series, The Sculpture Center defines an early career sculptor as an artist who is a year beyond training (academic, apprenticeship, or self-taught) and no more than 10 years into their career at the closing date of the call.

    Applicants must mail in a hard copy of their application as well as a $35 entry fee. Click here for the application or visit this page to learn more.

    Applicants will receive notification by mid-March of their acceptance.

    Listing Expires: 01/09/17

  • Call for Entries: 11th Annual Wayne Plein Air Festival

    Entry Deadline: March 1, 2017

    The Wayne Art Center is proud to announce the 11th Annual Wayne Plein Air Festival. This year’s juror, plein air artist and illustrator Don Demers, will select around 30 artists to travel to Wayne, Pennsylvania to paint the beautiful local landscapes. Plein air artists working in all painted media are invited to enter their work online at www.waynepleinairentry.org.

    Now in its 11th year, the Wayne Plein Air Festival has grown to be one of the most successful celebrations of landscape painting on the East Coast, drawing top plein air artists from across the country, including Mark Boedges, Stuart White, Charlie Hunter and Tim Kelly. Over $15,000 in awards will be selected and presented by the juror at the Preview Party on May 13, 2017.

    Entry Requirements:

    1. Entry is open to plein air artists in all painted media. Registration is from November 10th, 2016 to March 1st, 2017.
    2. Entries must be submitted online through www.waynepleinairentry.org. The entry fee is $45 and must be paid by PayPal, credit card or personal check. All entries must be paid in full by March 1st, 2017; unpaid entries will not be considered by the juror.
    3. Artists may submit up to three paintings representing their body of work. Professional digital images must be in JPEG format at a minimum of 300 dpi, no larger than 1800 pixels on the longest side.
    4. Works submitted must have been completed after January 1, 2014 and must be authentic plein air style paintings that were not completed in the studio.

    Exhibition website: www.waynepleinair.org
    Entry website: www.waynepleinairentry.org

    Listing Expires: 03/02/17

  • Call for Entries: Earth Works Virtual Exhibition

    Entry Deadline: December 5, 2016

    No entry fee.
    Exhibition Dates: January 2017 on mainlineart.org

    Be a part of Panorama, Main Line Art Center’s 2 month-long celebration of digital media and photography in contemporary art. Everyone, regardless of age, ability, or experience, is invited to submit digital photos, videos, or animations to Earth Works, a virtual exhibition which will be on view on Mainlineart.org in January 2017. Cash awards will be given to one adult artist and one youth artist selected as Best in Show. Artists are encouraged to submit their unique vision of the natural world. Participants are encouraged to visit one of our Green Partner locations to make art, or chose a location of your choice.

    Submit your artwork here.

    Listing Expires: 12/06/16

  • Call for Artists: The Art of Time

    Entry Deadline: February 28, 2017

    The National Watch and Clock Museum issue a call for artists for the upcoming exhibition The Art of Time:

    The National Watch and Clock Museum was officially opened to the public in 1977 with fewer than 1,000 items. Since that time, the collection has increased to almost 13,000 items. Today, the museum is recognized as the largest and most comprehensive horological collection in North America.

    This exhibit invites artists to create their own artistic interpretations of an object within the museum’s collection using any medium they are comfortable with. Artists are encouraged to be as creative as they would like in creating works of artistically inspired pieces by either visiting the museum or viewing the entire museum collection online here.

    To view full prospectus and to apply, click here.

    Contact kknaub@nawcc.org with questions.

    Listing Expires: 02/28/17

  • LACP Photo Call For Entries

    Entry Deadline: December 12, 201685e1948a-b96e-4448-8234-26a199f3362f

    Enter the Los Angeles Center for Photography’s 3rd Annual Street Shooting Around the World Competition! 1st prize $1,000 and an invitation to exhibit at LACP.

    Juror is Craig Smetko.

    Visit the site here for more info.

    Listing Expires: 12/12/16

  • International Juried Call for Entry

    Entry Deadline: January 22, 2017

    International Juried Call for Entry

    Despite the focus on color images in today’s media, in the world of photography Black and White will always have a place. This call is homage to those images where all the emotion, texture and beauty were expressed in shades of Black and White. No matter if your original image was shot with tri x or with a digital SLR, if the end product is a terrific Black and White, it fits the call. Sepia will be accepted.

    Mark Sink – Instructor, Museum Co-Founder, Curator

    January 22
    Midnight – Pacific Time

    $3,000 in cash awards
    New York Exhibition – Jadite Gallery
    NYC4PA Online Gallery
    Exhibition Catalog

    $35 for the first 3 images – $10 per additional image
    Full prospectus here.

    Listing Expires: 01/22/17

  • Call for Artists: GoggleWorks Center for the Arts

    Entry Deadline: February 28, 2017

    GoggleWorks Center for the Arts is pleased to announce an open call to all professional artists, age 18 and up, who design and produce their own work, to show in our 11th Annual Juried Exhibition. Open to all media, this exhibition aims to curate a selection of exemplary contemporary work from artists around the country. A catalog will be published by GoggleWorks Center for the Arts containing artists’ bios and images of work(s), together with juror’s bio and statement.

    Lisa Tremper Hanover

    Important Dates:
    midnight, February 28, 2017 – all entries due
    April 29 – June 4, 2017 – exhibition dates
    5:30-7:30pm, April 28, 2017 – opening reception

    Open to all professional artist, ages 18 and up, who design and produce their own work. Work must have been created within the last three years and may not have been previously shown at GoggleWorks Center for the Arts. All work MUST BE FOR SALE. All media welcomed; video artists must supply their own equipment.

    How to Apply:
    There is a $35 application fee per submission. Submissions may include up to three artworks. All submissions must be entered via our online submission form. Entrants must create a Submittable username and password, then log in to complete their submission. Applicants are allowed to submit up to three artworks. Images must be in .jpg format – max. 1500×1500 pixels, at 300dpi. Video submissions must be uploaded as MP4. All applicants must submit a 75-100 word artist statement. Please note that entries will be disqualified for failure to follow the submission guidelines/instructions.
    Link to Application

    Listing Expires: 3/01/2017

  • Call for Artists: The Fine Art of Illustration


    Deadline: December 9, 2016

    The Fine Art of Illustration – Entry deadline December 9, 2016 – Juror William Low

    Smithtown Township Arts Council seeks entries for juried fine art exhibition “The Fine Art of Illustration” at the Mills Pond Gallery. Exhibit Dates January 21 – February 19, 2017. Juror: William Low.  Open to USA artists 18 and older. Prospectus at http://www.stacarts.org/exhibits/show/101 or email gallery@stacarts.org.  Mills Pond Gallery, 660 Route 25A, St.James, NY 11780. (631) 862-6575. $45/3 entries. Cash Awards 1st, 2nd place.

    Listing Expires: 12/10/2016

  • Call for Entries – Center for Fine Art Photography

    Deadline December 30: International Juried Exhibition : Theme: Faux

    Fake wood, plastic surgery and imitation cheese, the world around us is staged with facades. We are surrounded by stand in’s for the original, fabricated neighborhoods with identical houses and plastic rocks. Knock off designer goods and mass production meet our consumer demand and people find real comfort in artificial companionship. It is becoming rare to find a genuine person place or thing and the word authentic has been used so often, it no longer means anything. All artist interpretations on this theme are encouraged. All photographic processes are welcome.

    JUROR | Louise Clements

    Louise Clements is Artistic Director of QUAD, a centre for contemporary art, film and new technologies in Derby UK, since 2001, and Artistic Director of FORMAT International Photography Festival since 2004. An independent curator since 1998, she has initiated commissions, publications, mass participation, art, film and photography exhibitions. She is a juror, portfolio reviewer, workshop leader, speaker and award nominator throughout Europe, America and Asia.

    Click here for more information.

    Listing Expires: 12/31/2016

  • Environmental Art/Public Relations Intern – Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education

    Winter 2016: The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, an urban environmental education center in the Roxborough neighborhood of Philadelphia, seeks an intern to support both the Environmental Art Department’s exhibition program and the Center’s marketing and public relations efforts.

    Click here for more information.

  • Call for Exhibition Proposals – George School Anderson and Walton Galleries

    Ongoing: George School is a private Quaker boarding and day high school located on a rural campus in Newtown, Pennsylvania.

    The George School galleries host three artist lecture series per year, as well as various faculty, student, and alumni work. The school hosts receptions and artist lectures on select Thursdays from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.

    The first three exhibitions of the school year are open to all artists. Exhibitions are six to eight weeks in length; individual and group exhibitions may include two or three-dimensional works in all media, including installations. If you would like to be considered for a show, please submit the following:
    Please send ten images of your work, attached to an email, sized at 6×9” with a 72 dpi resolution, with an accompanying description that includes slide list with title, size, medium, date of completion, and price, along with a resume and artist statement to: gsgalleryexhibits@georgeschool.org
    Proposals are accepted on an ongoing basis. Once a submission has been received the Exhibitions Committee will review the work and the artists will be notified as soon as this process is complete.

  • Call for Artists – Hannah Bacol Busch Gallery

    Hannah Bacol Busch Gallery is looking for talented & educated
    artists to represent through December 2016.
    There will be upcoming Solo and Group Exhibitions scheduled to
    showcase the Artists. Artists chosen will be included & highlighted
    on our New Site immediately with a featured story about him/her.
    Artists who specialize in Modern/Abstract Works are strongly encouraged
    to contact the Gallery.

    Sending a packet via Email or Mail which includes
    Artist’s Resume/Bio/Exhibition Experience, Personal Statement &
    Personal Themes, Photograph of the Artist, and other Images of current &
    past works, is a fantastic plus.

    If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact
    Hannah Bacol Busch at 713.527.0523 or email at
    inquire@hannahbacolbuschgallery.com . Visit our “New” Website to
    view previous events, art classes, and artist talks/lectures,

    Looking forward to applicant responses!
    Hannah Bacol Busch Gallery
    6900 S. Rice
    Bellaire, TX 77401

    Listing Expires: 01/01/2017