AUTOMAT Open Call for Exhibition

AUTOMAT Open Call for Exhibition

This Deadline Expired: Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Open Call Details

Description: AUTOMAT presents First Date, the 2018 Open Call for submissions. Through this call our members will select 4-6 artists to exhibit their works at AUTOMAT Gallery this May. We wish to develop ongoing relationships with artists through this call, so if you would like to show with us, we encourage you to apply. Each selected artist will have a studio visit or Skype session so that we can better get to know you and your work.

AUTOMAT is committed to expanding the diversity of our roster; all are welcome to apply.

Submission Requirements:
Step 1: Create a single pdf document including:
Images of 3-5 works (up to two images per work)
If submitting video work or performance, please provide links to a Vimeo or YouTube page.
Description of the works: title, medium, size, date, price and installation recommendations (if necessary)
If submitting installation, please include a short written description.
A short bio or one-page CV

Step 2: Pay the entry fee of $25 by clicking the “Donate” link on AUTOMAT’s Support page: http://www.automatcollective.com/donate (All proceeds from our Open Call go to furthering the AUTOMAT program.)

Step 3: Email the pdf document and PayPal receipt # to submissions@automatcollective.com with “First Date, {artist name}” in the subject line.

Important Dates:
April 4 Submission Deadline
April 11 Notification of Acceptance
April 28 Work Delivery Deadline (Upon selection, we will provide a mailing address for artists out of Philadelphia)
May 4 Opening Reception
May 4-26 Exhibition Dates
May 27 Work Pickup

Rebecca McGuire Jacob

Stories define us. Beauty is a story that I need to share, exist and create with. My work is influenced by the beautiful…

Stories define us. Beauty is a story that I need to share, exist and create with. My work is influenced by the beautiful horizons that I have encountered throughout my life.…

Stories define us. Beauty is a story that I need to share, exist and create with. My work is influenced by the beautiful horizons that I have encountered throughout my life.…

Alice Gonglewski

Alice Gonglewski's work explores the symbolism of home both through her stick figure constructions, and meditative still…

Alice Gonglewski's work explores the symbolism of home both through her stick figure constructions, and meditative still life paintings.…

Alice Gonglewski's work explores the symbolism of home both through her stick figure constructions, and meditative still life paintings.…

Lauren Rinaldi

Lauren Rinaldi makes figurative oil paintings and drawings of women's bodies exploring self-identity, sexuality, female…

Lauren Rinaldi makes figurative oil paintings and drawings of women's bodies exploring self-identity, sexuality, female objectification and empowerment.…

Lauren Rinaldi makes figurative oil paintings and drawings of women's bodies exploring self-identity, sexuality, female objectification and empowerment.…

Jennifer Johnson

My artwork talks quietly about the underlying significance of the domestic sphere on artist production. It argues for the…

My artwork talks quietly about the underlying significance of the domestic sphere on artist production. It argues for the relevance of craft, specifically ceramics and fiber arts, by creating a conversation…

My artwork talks quietly about the underlying significance of the domestic sphere on artist production. It argues for the relevance of craft, specifically ceramics and fiber arts, by creating a conversation between the two…

Kirby Fredendall

I enjoy the manipulation of materials and how process itself contributes to the life and form of the image. Dramatic, gestural…

I enjoy the manipulation of materials and how process itself contributes to the life and form of the image. Dramatic, gestural lines describe the play of light and wind across the water, while softer marks…

I enjoy the manipulation of materials and how process itself contributes to the life and form of the image. Dramatic, gestural lines describe the play of light and wind across the water, while softer marks add life to the…

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