Call for Artists: An Ode to the Instruments of Jazz

Call for Artists: An Ode to the Instruments of Jazz

This Deadline Expired: Friday, February 28, 2020

Exhibition Dates: March 26 – May 1, 2020
Reception Date: March 26, 2020 during the Philly Celebrates Jazz Kick-off
Juror: TBD
Application Deadline: Friday, February 28, 2020 at 4:00 p.m.
Read the guidelines and apply: click here
Theme:
For the 10th anniversary of Philadelphia’s celebration of Jazz Appreciation Month, the Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy (OACCE) is issuing a call for artists for works that incorporate or are inspired by instruments used in jazz. Although jazz can be played on any instrument, including the human voice, the most commonly used are saxophone, trumpet, trombone, piano, bass, drums, and guitar.

Artists are encouraged to use instrument parts or create new forms that draw from jazz instruments. Works can be either two or three-dimensional and include digital or sound art. Digital or sound elements must have proper equipment, including screen, speakers and headsets provided by the artist. All works must conform to the size limitations of the display case: 72″ height x 94″ length x 30″ depth.

Questions? Contact City Hall Exhibitions Manager, Tu Huynh at tu.huynh@phila.gov

Sharon Egan

Sharon Egan envisions her works as portable, personal devotional objects, her paintings are private delights for intimate…

Sharon Egan envisions her works as portable, personal devotional objects, her paintings are private delights for intimate domestic spaces. …

Sharon Egan envisions her works as portable, personal devotional objects, her paintings are private delights for intimate domestic spaces. …

Barbara Straussberg

Her acrylic paintings are included in museum and corporate collections such as the Biggs Museum of American Art, Fox Rothschild,…

Her acrylic paintings are included in museum and corporate collections such as the Biggs Museum of American Art, Fox Rothschild, and Brandywine Realty Company.…

Her acrylic paintings are included in museum and corporate collections such as the Biggs Museum of American Art, Fox Rothschild, and Brandywine Realty Company.…

Jerry Bennett

Jerry Bennett is a paper clay artist in Philadelphia working in functional ceramics.…

Jerry Bennett is a paper clay artist in Philadelphia working in functional ceramics.…

Jerry Bennett is a paper clay artist in Philadelphia working in functional ceramics.…

Pedro Zagitt

Pedro Zagitt is a multidisciplinary artist whose means of creation range from the written word to the audiovisual, encompassing…

Pedro Zagitt is a multidisciplinary artist whose means of creation range from the written word to the audiovisual, encompassing various visual arts such as photography, etchings and drawings.…

Pedro Zagitt is a multidisciplinary artist whose means of creation range from the written word to the audiovisual, encompassing various visual arts such as photography, etchings and drawings.…

Han Wang
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