Listings for visual arts exhibition opportunities in the Philadelphia region
This page was last updated on May 21, 2013
Deadline April 19: Art for the Cash Poor is a fabulous annual block party-style event that allows you the chance to show and sell your work directly to the public in a lively social atmosphere, that includes live music, great food, and libations. Average attendance is 2,000 visitors on Saturday + Sunday each day. Art for the Cash Poor is open to artists, designers, and crafters who make and produce their own work. All work is to be sold for $199 and below.
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 (we will not match artists for shared spaces). Click here for more information.
Deadline July 1: Three Philadelphia artist collectives will join forces this summer to present the best work of their membership. This first annual exhibition is an opportunity for members of InLiquid, the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center and Second State Press to participate in an exhibition supported by the combined resources of these three groups based in the Crane Arts Building. This exhibition is open to any current member* of InLiquid, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, and Second State Press (not yet a member? find out how to become one). Click here for more information and to apply.
Early Bird Deadline May 24: We are now accepting submissions for the 22nd Philadelphia Film Festival (Oct 17-27, 2013). All filmmakers will be notified as to whether their submissions were accepted or rejected in September 2013. Good luck and we hope to see you at the 2013 PHILADELPHIA FILM FESTIVAL. Features: minimum 50 minutes. Projects completed after October 1, 2012. Projects must be a premiere in Philadelphia. Click here for more information and to apply.
Deadline May 27: Organized by the Washington Sculptors Group, THIS IS LABOR seeks to explore the intersections and overlap between the sphere of “work” and that of “art”. Three-dimensional freestanding sculpture, wall-hung and ceiling-hung sculpture, installations, new media and performance will all be considered. Video and sound art will be considered but artists must provide their own audio/visual equipment if selected. The jurors will be Anne Reeve & Claire D’Alba. For more information visit http://www.washingtonsculptors.org/o_wsgcalls.html
Exhibition Dates: September 18 – October 20, 2013 at VisArts Kaplan Gallery 155 Gibbs Street, Rockville, MD 20850 www.visartsatrockville.org
Deadline May 29: Water! is transformational; it carves the political and physical landscape of our world. Water is visually stunning in all forms e.g. liquid, clouds, steam, snow or ice. We use it to calm us, to inspire us and to sustain life. It is symbolic, coveted, feared and increasingly scarce. Explore water and it’s complexity. With selection for this exhibition, featured artist’s work will be seen by an inter- national audience of collectors, curators, art consultants and other advocates of fine art photography. Each participant will be included in the Center’s Main Gallery exhibition and Online Gallery exhibition. In order to be included in the online gallery or to receive and award, you must participate in the gallery exhibition. Click here for more information and to apply.
Deadline May 30:Jurors: Marisa Pascucci, Boca Raton Museum of Art; Reto Thüring, Cleveland Museum of Art; Adelina Vlas, Philadelphia Museum of Art. Prizes: $10,000 USD (1 artist will receive $5,000 USD and 5 artists will each receive $1,000 USD). Dave Bown Projects will be buying works of art from artists as submissions are received. This competition is open to all visual artists who are 18 years of age or older. All styles and mediums are eligible. Early entries are encouraged. Previewing will occur on a daily and weekly basis by Dave Bown Projects as submissions are received. Click here for more information.
Deadline May 31: The fall Clover Markets will take place on September 15 (Ardmore), October 13 (Ardmore), October 27 (NEW- CHESTNUT HILL) and November 3 (Ardmore) from 10am – 5pm. The Market is held in the large Municipal Parking lot (aka Schauffele Plaza) closest to 12 E. Lancaster Ave in downtown Ardmore and along the adjacent street of Cricket Terrace. In Chestnut Hill, the Market will be held in the Highland Ave. parking lot and along W. Highland Ave. between the lot and Germantown Ave. They are specifically looking for sellers with:
Antique and collectibles – furniture, accessories, textiles, smalls
High quality artisan crafts and handmade- all styles and media
New handmade jewelry – limited spaces in this category
Up-cycled items and architectural salvage
Vintage clothing – designer and high quality non-designer
Vintage jewelry – or jewelry using vintage components
Original art and photography – all styles and media
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Deadline May 31: Our mission for the festival is simple: to draw attention to student-produced animated shorts and share them with the widest possible community of industry artists, fellow students and animation fans. And not just any student films, but films of the highest caliber…the most original, the most thought-provoking, the ones that make us laugh hardest and engage us emotionally. Of course, we present student films throughout the year on Cartoon Brew, but we want the festival to draw even more attention to the exciting work being produced by the art form’s emerging talents. Every filmmaker whose work is selected to screen in Cartoon Brew’s Student Animation Festival will receive $500 US. This year, special guest judge Evan Spiridellis, the co-founder of JibJab, will select one additional film to receive the Grand Prize and a $1,000 cash prize. Click here for more information.
Deadline June 1: White Stone Gallery announces a national call to contemporary artists for the 2013 Summer Group Exhibit, to be held July 12 – August 2 at the gallery’s location in Philadelphia, PA. The works submitted should be in accordance with White Stone Gallery’s approach to engage the viewer through content and aesthetics. Selected works should not only be well executed, but also from artists whose approach to subject matter is considered intriguing and noble. One of the programs at White Stone Gallery is the Art & Faith program. Works submitted can also fall into this category. The faith expressed in the Art & Faith submissions must be supported by the Tanukh or Bible. One artist or more will receive a year contract as a represented artist with White Stone Gallery. Click here for more information and to apply.
Deadline June 1: In 2013, The Center for Emerging Visual Artists will be launching a major promotional campaign focused on artist studios! The project, called Made In Philly, will produce a new kind of public art exhibition using advertising spaces (bus shelters, broadsides, billboards, etc.) to feature local artists and their studio locations by linking each work of art displayed in the campaign back to the neighborhood (and artist studio) where it was created. Click here for more information on Made In Philly. This campaign will culminate as part of the 2013 Open Studio Tours and feature registered POST artists. However, we’ll need to finalize the project’s artists way before the registration deadline of June 1. So, as an added incentive to register early this year, we’ve got another piece of great news: Artists can have thumbnails in the printed directory this year! Every artist who completes registration in the first week (February 1-8) will receive a free artwork thumbnail in the printed Tour Directory(valued at $25). Mark your calendar: On February 1, you will be notified with an email containing instructions on how to register and details on the week-long thumbnail offer. Final registration deadline is June 1, 2013.
Deadline Prior to June 7: June 7 First Friday, Philly Beer Week edition. 5-9pm, 21+ only.
This time we’re doing an ice cream social with Victory Brewing Company, to help celebrate Philly Beer Week. Looking for local artists who want to have their work seen by 400+ First Friday goers. Details for submitting art here http://drinkphilly.com/firstfriday. Email pictures of artwork to email@example.com.
Deadline June 7: Vox Populi is happy to announce an open call for VOX IX – our ninth annual juried exhibition of emerging artists, which will take place July 5-28, 2013. The deadline for submissions is June 7, 2013. To apply, download a prospectus here and follow the instructions. The application is on SlideRoom and can be accessed here. Vox Populi is particularly interested in highlighting work in all media that pushes boundaries in terms of form and content, is ambitious and timely, and is experimental and risk-taking. This is a great professional opportunity to show in a professional exhibition space and bring your work to a large, new audience. This year’s jurors are Hilary Harkness and Hunter Braithwaite.
Deadline June 13: Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site in Philadelphia is currently accepting proposals for its 2014 season of site-specific artist installations. Maximum funding is $7,500 per project. The deadline for proposals is June 13, 2013. For guidelines, helpful hints, and FAQs click here.
Deadline August 2: All photographers are invited to enter Media ICONS: Delaware County Old / New. This year’s juried photography contest goes beyond Media to include all of Delaware County.
For the first time, photographs can focus on ANYTHING within Delaware County, PA — Old or New! The juror for Media Arts Council’s 7th annual competition is Ron Tarver, a photojournalist with credits in national publications, professor at Swarthmore College, and member of the 2012 Philadelphia Inquirer team that won the Pulitzer Prize. Four cash prizes will be awarded.
Submission deadline is August 2, 2013 at 8:00 pm. All selected photos will be displayed at the Media ICONS Photography Exhibit during the 2nd Saturday Arts Stroll in September, in conjunction with Celebrate Delaware County Month.
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Deadline August 30: The National Watch and Clock Museum issue a call for artists for the upcoming exhibition A Matter of Time. This exhibit invites artists to respond to the concept of timekeeping and how it is represented today. Artists are encouraged to visit the museum and www.museumoftime.org for more information. Special consideration will be given to those works that are functional timekeepers as well. Click here for more information and to apply.
Deadline September: The Little Berlin Fairgrounds is an outdoor art and garden space located in a previously vacant lot in East Kensington, right next door to the Little Berlin gallery. We are looking for new additions of sculpture and other outdoor installations of art work during the 2013 season, and are accepting submissions on an ongoing basis. The work can be temporary or permanent. If you have a creative idea and want to be a part of our project, email your proposal to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include a detailed description of the project you would like to accomplish, as well as your time line and budget. To get more information about the Fairgrounds, visit our tumblr: lb-fairgrounds.tumblr.com. The little berlin Fairgrounds is sponsored by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Deadline September 6th: This annual competition and exhibition of contemporary crafts was started in 1987 and is now in it’s 27th year. Recognized nationally, Materials: Hard & Soft attracts hundreds of entries from every state in the union. Nationally recognized jurors select the show from slides and then award $5000 in prize money. The juror has always selected the winning pieces on-site. A catalog is printed. Many of the artists seen in the Materials exhibitions have been featured in national publications such as American Craft. Click here for more information.
No deadline: Pennsylvania Ballet is issuing a call for artists and retailers to participate in the fist annual Nutcracker Market happening this December 6-8, 2013 at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts.
The Market is to become an annual Philadelphia holiday tradition, and serve to be the Ballet’s signature fundraiser event helping to support the programing of the Company and the School for the Pennsylvania Ballet.
To learn more, go to www.paballet.org and look for Nutcracker Market under Seasons & Tickets, download an application today! All types of exhibitors are welcome, retail: clothing, home goods, accessories and more. Craft include: glass, jewelry, wood, ceramic, jewelry and more.
No deadline: The La. Va Cafe is looking for local artists to display their work for two months at a time, with room to show as soon as April and further shows to come in the following months. The space is about 800 square feet, but it also has a lot of windows, so the space can hold, depending on the sizes of the art work, 8-15 pieces. For questions and information contact Liron
No deadline: The Green Line Cafe has established itself as a respected venue for viewing art, and with hundreds of customers at our locations each day, the art is definitely seen. The exhibition schedule is directed by Green Line co-owner Douglas Witmer, an internationally exhibiting visual artist. We rotate exhibitions every 2 months at each of our three locations, for a total of 18 exhibitions a year. We have shown work by artists from around the country, however we prioritize submissions from Philadelphia-area artists. We also welcome themed proposals by guest curators and community groups. Click here for more information.
No deadline: LaGuardia Community College of New York City University is seeking innovative, contemporary 2-D and 3-D art work by U.S artist for solo exhibitions, 2013- 2014 seasons. Send 10 images on CD along with printed artist statement, resume, image list, and self addressed stamped envelope for return of work and material, to:
LaGuardia Galleries of Fine Art
Cris Cristofaro, M223C
31-10 Thomson Avenue
Long Island City, New York 11101
No deadline: PHILADELPHIA, April 2013 – PHAIR, the Philadelphia Open Air Market, a new and weekly outdoor market, opens to residents and visitors alike in Center City Philadelphia on May 18, 2013. PHAIR, featuring an array of art, handmade, fashion, vintage, and food, opens every Saturday starting May 18 until November 23, 2013, rain or shine. The market is located at the 23rd and Arch Street intersection in the Central Parking lot, bordered by the Schuylkill River Walk Trail, with a nearby entrance one block away at Race Street. There is public parking on-site and public transportation nearby, including a short walk from 30th Street Station. Operating hours are from 10am to 5pm, and admission to PHAIR is free to the public.
This exciting new venue for artists and makers in Philadelphia brings the european-style open air market to our vibrant city. PHAIR will bring a uniqueness to the art and vintage loving crowds, while expanding on the ever-popular food trucks and farmer’s markets that adorn the streets and neighborhoods throughout Philadelphia. These markets will feature up to 100+ vendors, with many rotating vendors each week. Our vendors will include art, clothing, vintage, jewelry, photography, crafts, handmade items, food, and more. PHAIR hopes to bring our open air market to citizens and visitors of Philadelphia alike, allowing for a creative community unlike any other in the city while supporting these small businesses and artists. Click here for more information and to apply.
No deadline: West Branch Gallery & Sculpture Park is a contemporary art venue located in Stowe, VT. West Branch represents and exhibits International, National and Regional artists working in a range of mediums, with a focus on contemporary painting and sculpture. With the opening of new gallery spaces West Branch now has four distinct gallery spaces of varying size, along with a 3 acre outdoor sculpture park.
West Branch is seeking exhibition proposals for both solo and group shows for the 2013/ 2014 exhibition seasons. Exhibitions are selected by the West Branch Gallery Curatorial Committee.
If you are interested in submitting an exhibition proposal for the West Branch Gallery to review, please submit the following by e-mail to email@example.com (Important: Please put “Call for Proposals” In the subject line).
1. Description of proposed exhibit and use of space, including: concept or theme, title (if available), number of artists, media, installation requirements, and any other information specific to your idea. Please note that all artwork must be available for sale at the time of the exhibition.
2. 10-15 photographs attached to email sized at 5×7” with a 72 dpi resolution, with accompanying description that includes slide list with title, size, medium, date of completion and price. Please indicate if the slides or photos are the actual work proposed for this show or are representative of an artist’s body of work.
3. Resume or exhibition history. Be sure to include: education and gallery affiliations if applicable.
4. Deadlines are ongoing, so please specify if the proposed exhibition needs to fall within a specific date range.
5. Please be sure to current contact information and a website link if available.
6. Due to the high volume of proposals and submissions received by West Branch Gallery, we cannot reply to each submission individually. You will be contacted if your work solicits interest from our curatorial panel.
No deadline: RAW: Natural born artists Philadelphia is currently accepting artists in the following categories for the 2013 season!
FILM | FASHION | MUSIC | VISUAL ART | PHOTOGRAPHY | PERFORMING ART | MAKEUP ARTISTRY | HAIR STYLING
What are some of the perks of being a RAW Artist? -An opportunity to be seen, heard and loved in front of live audience of 800-1000 people. -The ability to generate bookings, sell your work, etc. at a showcase or because of a showcase with NO commissions paid to RAW. -A media package consisting of professional photos of yourself and your work and a “Behind the Artist” video that tells your story and highlights your creations. -An opportunity to showcase your work at any of our other 65 locations nationwide. -Become part of a powerful artist community which generates unparalleled cross-genre exposure. -Online tools, resources and opportunities at RAWartists.org via our RAWk Wall (where art gets down to business). -Online profile and placement on a digital showcase flyer at RAWartists.org. (database searchable by city and genre). -An opportunity to participate in the RAWards in LA, the largest indie arts awards show in the world, and receive MAJOR career advancing awards. -FREE admission for you plus a guest to EVERY RAW Showcase forever more, at ANY of our 65 locations. INTERESTED? Submit a profile with your work to be considered! Click here for more information.
Ongoing: Seeds Gallery is a modern art studio dedicated to promoting and supporting local artists. We are currently seeking work for upcoming exhibition opportunities in both the gallery and at partner locations throughout the city. Seeds Gallery represents emerging and established career artists in all media and styles, creating exposure for their work, supporting development of their business skills, and presenting their work to our clients. To submit your work for consideration for upcoming opportunities, please submit three quality digital images representing your work, artist biography, and link to website. These may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or mailed to Seeds Gallery, 5011 Baltimore Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19143.
No deadline: The Tyler Alumni Board is hosting an Art/Craft show in the new Tyler School of Art Building on Oct 12 and 13. Applications are now open and artists can apply even if they are not an alumni or student. For more info click here. Scroll to the bottom of the page for the Tyler Art Market Listing for more info. Please note: you will need to Sign Up/Log In to Apply (that is on the top of the page).
No deadline: Submit your proposal for an exhibition in one of the Artworks Trenton’s Galleries. Main Gallery: Six-week group exhibitions may be of 2 or 3-dimensional contemporary work in all media, including installations. Artists may be professional or self-taught. Gallery space is 1800 square feet and 200 running feet with in-direct natural and track lighting. Selections are made by the Artworks Exhibitions Committee based on aesthetic merit and curatorial focus. Community Gallery: Four-week individual and group exhibitions may include 2 or 3-dimensional work in all media, excluding installations. Gallery space is approximately 93 running feet, with indirect natural and track lighting. Artists may be professional or self-taught. Preference will be given to emerging artists, students and Trenton-area community organizations, but anyone may apply. For more information, click here.
Ongoing: Reading Art Works (RAW) is offering short-term exhibition opportunities, ideal for all– seasoned, emerging artists or new comers to Berks County/Reading who want to test the local art market. We are looking for big and bold works to complement our event space. RAW hosts many corporate, social and private events for 350 people at a time-lots of eyeballs and potential customers! We show your work for free and RAW takes a 20% commission for any pieces that sell! Or, you rent wall space and pay no commission on any sales—your choice. Minimum size of works must be at least 3‘x3’. Click here for more information, or call 610-236-0680 or email email@example.com.
Ongoing: Artoteque.com marks the 500th anniversary of the birth of Leonardo Da Vinci. The inclusion is open to all artists. All entries are approved on entry fee payment provided online as the 3rd step of the application. Click here for more information and to apply.
Ongoing: New gallery is looking for artist submissions. If interested in being considered, please submit a one page resume or letter of intent and 6 – 12 images (no more, no less) of current work to firstname.lastname@example.org. Gallery will be building a catalog of work to be featured in six curated shows throughout the upcoming year. If selected, artists will be contacted with a request for more information. This is an open call only. Details on show themes and dates will be announced at a later date. Eligibility: Professional artists only. 1 MG maximum.
Ongoing: Artoteque.com has announced a call for entries to their online art contest. The contest is open to works of any genre. Prizes: A Grand Prize, including two pages in ARTISTS OF TODAY/Contemporary Artists, two Awards of Distinction, including one page in ARTISTS OF TODAY/Contemporary Artists. The event will run 2011/2012. Eligibility: All works must be for sale, and when sold, Artoteque will retain 10% of the sale price. Entry fee: $80 for six works and $15 for each additional work. Submissions must be mailed to email@example.com. Visit the website for submission details.
Ongoing: Accent Gallery, a fine art and American craft gallery in Ocean City, NJ, is seeking work from talented craft artists in the Philadelphia region. Interested artists should email photos of recent works to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please write ‘Artist Submission’ in the subject line. For additional information, visit www.accentgallery.com
Ongoing: The Asian Arts Initiative reviews artwork submissions and proposals on an ongoing basis for its gallery. The Asian Arts Initiative’s Gallery is a lab for contemporary Asian American visual artists from Philadelphia and across the United States. The Gallery’s program focuses on communities in the process of making art and engages the public through exhibitions, workshops, “slide slams” and other events that interpret traditions and challenge how we look at art and who participates in it. For complete guidelines on submitting work, visit the web site: www.asianartsinitiative.org/.
Ongoing: The Grand Opera House of Wilmington, Delaware seeks artwork for its gallery spaces. For more information, visit thegrandwilmington.org/Community/Galleries.
Ongoing : Milkboy Coffee cafe in Ardmore PA, outside of Philadelphia has two opportunities for artists. They are planning on digitally projecting a selection of work from various kinds of artists; there would be an evening where work would be premiered and then that work would be projected on going basis throughout the week. In addition, they have a monthly opportunity of showing art on a wall in the usual way. For more information, contact Jamie Lokof, email@example.com.
Ongoing : Novo Arts is an art consultancy agency located in New York City. They are currently accepting submissions for a rotating exhibition of large-scale paintings and sculptures. Selected works will be consigned and installed for six months outside the prominent midtown offices of their client. In return they are providing a complete public relations package and press release to promote all participating artists. They will also provide complete coverage of all shipping, installation, and insurance costs. This is a great opportunity for emerging artists to show work in a high profile, highly accessible venue. Sculptures should have dimensions of at least ten feet. Paintings should have dimensions of at least five feet. To apply, submit up to three images of your work as pdf attachments to Project Manager Susie Chorro at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ongoing : American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, in Washington, DC, accepts submissions for exhibitions. Guidelines for being considered: A CD of up to 20 jpeg images along with a resume, image list, a short statement and/or cover letter. If you are proposing a group exhibition please include resumes by all artists involved. Please do not send slides. Submitted materials will not be returned. The reviewing process should take 6 – 8 weeks. We will contact you if we would like to see additional materials. Submissions should be mailed to: Jack Rasmussen, Director and Curator, American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, 4400, Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016.
Ongoing : The Benini Foundation and Sculpture Ranch located in the Texas Hill Country, one hour west of Austin and one hour north of San Antonio, is developing its hilly Mediterranean-like 140 acres into a sculptural showcase for national and international artists who work on large-scale outdoor sculptures. Accepted works should be available for purchase, and remain on site for a minimum of two years. The Benini Foundation & Sculpture Ranch, 377 Shiloh Road, Johnson City, Texas USA 78636 www.benini.com
Ongoing : Center for Exploratory Perceptual Arts (CEPA) is a prominent, highly visible, and well-equipped visual arts center and photography gallery located in western New York. CEPA encourages artists to send in work for review at any time. All artwork must be photographically-based or digital in nature. Links are available on CEPA is web site that feature gallery floor plans and installation examples of seven distinct exhibition spaces. Submission guidelines and further information are available on the web site, www.cepagallery.com.
Ongoing : Three Rivers Community College, located in Norwich, Connecticut, seeks artists who work in 2-D media to display work in the college’s exhibition spaces. Exhibition duration is 1 – 2 months; exhibition dates are ongoing and submissions are accepted on a rolling-basis. To apply, send 5 – 20 labeled slides, resume, artist’s statement, and SASE with sufficient postage for return of slides to: Sandra Jeknavorian, Instructor of Art, Three Rivers Community College, Thames Valley Campus, 574 New London Turnpike, Norwich, CT 06360. Accepted work must be either matted and framed or mounted and ready to hang.
Ongoing : White Space, a fine art gallery in downtown New Haven, CT, is looking for artists/sculptors working in a surreal edge. No photography. Interested artists may send jpegs of their work including title, dimensions, medium, with a resume and artist statement to email@example.com. Please allow two weeks for review; gallery will contact you for an interview if interested. For more information, visit the web site, www.whitespacegallery.com.
Ongoing : F U Z Z gallery in Chicago is looking for all types of art strong in conceptual and theoretical content – particularly within new media. Mail slides or VHS/CD-ROM/DVD cassettes, artist bio, statement, and SASE to: Chase CafÈ, Attn: Sarah Finkel, Art Director, 7301 N. Sheridan, Chicago, IL 60626. For additional information: 773-743-5650 / firstname.lastname@example.org
Ongoing : The Present Group is a quarterly art subscription service. Every year TPG subscribers receive four limited edition works from four different contemporary artists. Each work is accompanied by information to help them gain insight into the piece, its creator, and recurring themes in the contemporary art world. The Present Group is looking for proposals for projects that are reproducible in intent. Each piece can be an artist multiple, or either a part of or a document of a larger work. Their current edition numbers are under 100. The piece is chosen based on visual, conceptual, and/or experiential interest. The project will be made exclusively through The Present Group. It is understood that similar themes and images may be used throughout your other work, however you must agree not to create the exact project in the same form again. Appreciation for selected artists: $500 (This is an honorarium outside of the costs of creating the work — which TPG covers), four of the produced work for your own collection or to sell on your own; all the contextual information we create for your piece, including artist info, critiques, and video will remain free online as long as TPG exists. Submission guidelines are here: http://www.thepresentgroup.com/TPG-submissions.pdf. For more information about The Present Group go to: http://www.thepresentgroup.com.
Ongoing : Disjecta, a nonprofit arts organization, located in Portland, Oregon, is currently accepting submissions as part of its mission to highlight the work of local and regional, American and international artists focusing on challenging and emerging ideas in contemporary art. Disjecta is currently poised for expansion in a new facility. Modeled on important national landmarks such as Minneapolis’ Soap Factory, New York’s P.S. 1, Houston’s DiverseWorks and Consolidated Works in Seattle, Disjecta will invigorate the arts in Portland and partner with academic institutions such as Reed College and PNCA, core institutions such as the Northwest Film Center, PAM and PICA and independent arts groups such as Red76, Peripheral Produce and Cinema Project, to showcase and support work of all genres. For complete information, visit the web site, www.disjecta.org.
Ongoing : Rockland Center for the Arts (RoCA) in West Nyack, NY accepts artist submissions on an ongoing basis for their Sculpture Park and Gallery ONE. Gallery ONE consists of 55 linear feet for hanging and is RoCA’s venue for one-person exhibits. The Sculpture Park consists of two cleared acres within a 10 acre wooded site. Outdoor sculptors may apply for inclusion in the annual exhibit that runs October through April. A stipend is available for outdoor sculptors on a case by case basis. Artists should submit: 12 – 20 images, printed hard copies, or slides – CD-ROMs may be submitted as additional support material only; complete information should be attached to images / slides; size, medium; current resume or c.v.; artist statement (optional); SASE for return of materials. Please do not make follow up phone calls. All submissions are carefully reviewed. For additional information, visit www.rocklandartcenter.org.
Open deadline : California Wine Merchants, a specialty wine store just opened in the financial district of Manhattan, is looking to display art on its spacious walls. They are interested in all types of framed art such as paintings, photos, drawings…It will be a great opportunity for an artist to display their art to the public. Especially with the holiday season coming up they will see a lot of traffic and this stands as a good opportunity to sell art, or just get an artist’s name out in the public. Interested artists should e-mail Arthur Gorham at email@example.com.