2020 Professional Artist Membership Program (PAM)

2020 Professional Artist Membership Program (PAM)

This Deadline Expired: Tuesday, September 17, 2019

APPLY VIA SLIDEROOM: https://mainlineart.slideroom.com/
APPLICATION OPEN: August 1 – September 17
NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE INTO PROGRAM: Friday, September 27
PROGRAM START DATE: Tuesday, October 1
PAYMENT DUE: Friday, October 18
NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE INTO EXHIBITION: Friday, November 1
EXHIBITION: March 13 – April 12
OPENING RECEPTION: Friday, March 13

The Professional Artist Membership Program (PAM) supports and promotes a select group of Main Line Art Center Members, to aid in their career development. The revised PAM program for 2020 will cost $75 (plus a $10 processing fee for slideroom) for the YEAR. You must already be a member of the Art Center to be eligible. The combined program cost of the Professional Artist Membership and regular Art Center membership will be $125 (regular) or $120 (senior) for 2020. Membership payment is due October 18 and payment must be received in order to be considered for the exhibition. Acceptance into the program is based on quality of work, exhibition experience including but not limited to: gallery representation, inclusion in notable exhibitions, participation in museum collections, and regular art sales. Please be as specific as possible in your application. It will be a selective group, and only 50 PAMs will be accepted each year. The 2020 exhibition will be juried, and a maximum of 25 artists will be chosen to participate to present 1 to 3 pieces contingent on space. Program benefits can be found on the program prospectus available here: https://www.mainlineart.org/exhibitions/artist-opportunities/

What elevates his work from mere craftsmanship is his visionary outlook. Rearranging objects and incorporating an iconography of myths, fairy tales, and personal idiosyncrasies, Warren Muller exudes an envious agility.  Motion, change and improvisation are implied like a glimpse of chaos captured and frozen for a split-second.
Warren Muller
Warren Muller

What elevates his work from mere craftsmanship is his visionary outlook. Rearranging objects and incorporating an iconography…

What elevates his work from mere craftsmanship is his visionary outlook. Rearranging objects and incorporating an iconography of myths, fairy tales, and personal idiosyncrasies, Warren Muller exudes an…

What elevates his work from mere craftsmanship is his visionary outlook. Rearranging objects and incorporating an iconography of myths, fairy tales, and personal idiosyncrasies, Warren Muller exudes an envious agility. Motion,…

Influenced by folklore, superstition, divination, & forgotten territories reclaimed by nature, I create immersive installations out of hand-cut Tyvek—a nonwoven material most familiar as an insulating wrap used in the construction industry. These environments might be fairy-tale forests or the sites of biological disasters. Perhaps both.
Summer J. Hart
Summer J. Hart

Influenced by folklore, superstition, divination, & forgotten territories reclaimed by nature, I create immersive installations…

Influenced by folklore, superstition, divination, & forgotten territories reclaimed by nature, I create immersive installations out of hand-cut Tyvek—a nonwoven material most familiar as an insulating…

Influenced by folklore, superstition, divination, & forgotten territories reclaimed by nature, I create immersive installations out of hand-cut Tyvek—a nonwoven material most familiar as an insulating wrap used in the construction…

Leslie Atik
Leslie Atik
Mindy Flexer makes magical realist, figurative, oil paintings. She uses observation and invention to explore identity and family relationships, and the way personal history resides within the larger arc of time. Her current work is about our extraordinary historical moment, when climate crisis threatens all life on earth, and climate justice offers the possibility of global transformation to a just and equitable world. Her visual language of a seamless world of people, animals, and place, is the language of the interconnection of all life on earth. Flexer’s paintings speak about climate in a language personal enough for people to hear it. Her goal is to inspire people to action. She hopes to connect people to themselves and each other, so each person can find their place in the mass movement necessary to create a sustainable future. In this way, she sees her paintings aspart of the great web of healing she deeply believes can save our planet.
Mindy Flexer
Mindy Flexer

Mindy Flexer makes magical realist, figurative, oil paintings. She uses observation and invention to explore identity and…

Mindy Flexer makes magical realist, figurative, oil paintings. She uses observation and invention to explore identity and family relationships, and the way personal history resides within the larger arc…

Mindy Flexer makes magical realist, figurative, oil paintings. She uses observation and invention to explore identity and family relationships, and the way personal history resides within the larger arc of time. Her current…

The intentional physicality of my paintings is as much a result of my dialogue throughout the process as it is the means with which I invite viewers to experience the work viscerally. Iconography may be the entry point for viewers, but the essence of the elements and ambiguity demand individual interaction with each painting. Layering is both revealing and concealing, creating a balanced tension and suspension which is really what painting is for me. I use the elements to speak for me and I wish to open doors to new dialogue within and between viewers.
Kelly Gadsby
Kelly Gadsby

The intentional physicality of my paintings is as much a result of my dialogue throughout the process as it is the means…

The intentional physicality of my paintings is as much a result of my dialogue throughout the process as it is the means with which I invite viewers to experience the work viscerally. Iconography may be…

The intentional physicality of my paintings is as much a result of my dialogue throughout the process as it is the means with which I invite viewers to experience the work viscerally. Iconography may be the entry point for…

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