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

Won Choi's sculptural forms grow out of the human figure, costume and the natural landscape, often merging together to reveal spiritual meaning, something she realized through meditating on the five Natural Elements.
Won Choi
Won Choi

Won Choi's sculptural forms grow out of the human figure, costume and the natural landscape, often merging together to reveal…

Won Choi's sculptural forms grow out of the human figure, costume and the natural landscape, often merging together to reveal spiritual meaning, something she realized through meditating on the five Natural…

Won Choi's sculptural forms grow out of the human figure, costume and the natural landscape, often merging together to reveal spiritual meaning, something she realized through meditating on the five Natural Elements.…

A native of Philadelphia, PA, Constance McBride relocated to the Southwest in 2002 and for 16 years, observations of the desert made a transformative impact on her professional practice as a research-based visual artist. Her work addresses the human condition in relation to nature while putting an emphasis on the issues most experienced by women.
Constance McBride
Constance McBride

A native of Philadelphia, PA, Constance McBride relocated to the Southwest in 2002 and for 16 years, observations of the…

A native of Philadelphia, PA, Constance McBride relocated to the Southwest in 2002 and for 16 years, observations of the desert made a transformative impact on her professional practice as a research-based…

A native of Philadelphia, PA, Constance McBride relocated to the Southwest in 2002 and for 16 years, observations of the desert made a transformative impact on her professional practice as a research-based visual artist.…

Han Wang
Han Wang
In his mixed media work, Tom Herbert explores various concepts of abstraction through the use of repeated pattens and shapes. His use of fractured elements to create designs gives his work an kinetic energy that keeps the viewers eye engaged.
Tom Herbert
Tom Herbert

In his mixed media work, Tom Herbert explores various concepts of abstraction through the use of repeated pattens and shapes.…

In his mixed media work, Tom Herbert explores various concepts of abstraction through the use of repeated pattens and shapes. His use of fractured elements to create designs gives his work an kinetic energy…

In his mixed media work, Tom Herbert explores various concepts of abstraction through the use of repeated pattens and shapes. His use of fractured elements to create designs gives his work an kinetic energy that keeps the…

Fine art ink on paper drawings of cities and microorganisms by 
Philadelphia artist Colleen Keefe.
Colleen Keefe
Colleen Keefe

Fine art ink on paper drawings of cities and microorganisms by
Philadelphia artist Colleen Keefe.…

Fine art ink on paper drawings of cities and microorganisms by
Philadelphia artist Colleen Keefe.…

Fine art ink on paper drawings of cities and microorganisms by
Philadelphia artist Colleen Keefe.…

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