Artist Open Call: solo show @ Lansdowne’s 20*20 House, juried by PAFA’s Jodi Throckmorton

This Deadline Expired: Friday, July 28, 2017

The Lansdowne Arts Board is pleased to announce a Juried Solo Exhibition Open Call.

The Open Call will be juried by Jodi Throckmorton, Curator of Contemporary Art at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

Six to seven of the applying artists will be selected for solo exhibitions in 2018 – 2020 at the Lansdowne Arts Board’s newly renovated 20*20 House, in Lansdowne, PA.

The deadline for all applications is July 28, 2017. The first exhibition is scheduled for Spring 2018. The application fee is $25.

The Open Call provides emerging, mid-career and established artists an opportunity to present a solo exhibition in an up-and-coming arts space, Lansdowne’s 20*20 House, and offers artists the chance to have their work reviewed by Jodi Throckmorton, Curator of Contemporary Art at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.

Applying artists must submit 10 pieces of work, a CV and artist statement. Applying artists must reside within 100 miles of Philadelphia and must not currently be students. Artists are responsible for insuring all artwork. The Arts Board reserves the right to reproduce any artwork in a show for promotional materials. Artists are responsible for dropping off and picking up artwork, as well as assisting with hanging the show.

Jodi Throckmorton is curator of contemporary art at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts in Philadelphia. Previously, Throckmorton was curator of modern and contemporary art at the Ulrich Museum of Art at Wichita State University, Kansas, and associate curator at the San Jose Museum of Art, California. She organized the exhibition and publication Postdate: Photography and Inherited History in India (2015). Other projects include Melt/Carve/Forge: Embodied Sculptures by Cassils (2016); Bruce Conner: Somebody Else’s Prints (2014); Questions from the Sky: New Work by Hung Liu (2013); Ranu Mukherjee: Telling Fortunes (2012); and This Kind of Bird Flies Backward: Paintings by Joan Brown (2011). Throckmorton is currently curating an exhibition and publication on the work of Rina Banerjee opening in 2018.

The Lansdowne Arts Board’s 20*20 House, which is located at 20 Lansdowne Court, in Lansdowne, PA, hosts a white-walled, first-floor gallery, and upstairs residency and work spaces.

Located just six miles west of Center City, Lansdowne is an historic Borough that is proud of its architecture, its charming, tree-lined streets, and its highly engaged citizenry. Serving on behalf of Lansdowne Borough, the mission of the Lansdowne Arts Board is to create, foster, and promote Lansdowne’s identity as a vibrant and inspiring artistic community.


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