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

Michele Kishita is a Philadelphia-based painter who strives to conjure the landscape that no longer exists but is inherently contained in each of her panels. She investigates the visual contrast and harmony where human-made structures and nature intersect. Her paintings are strongly influenced by the graphic stylizations and compressed spaces of Japanese ukiyo-e prints. Kishita’s paintings are in a number of private/corporate collections, including Toyota, Capital One, and Kaiser Permanente. She has participated in artist residencies in New Mexico, Russia, and Iceland and exhibited at the Sharjah Art Museum in the United Arab Emirates and the Museum of Non-Conformist Art in St. Petersburg, Russia. She holds a BFA and MFA from the University of the Arts.
Michele C. Kishita
Michele C. Kishita

Michele Kishita is a Philadelphia-based painter who strives to conjure the landscape that no longer exists but is inherently…

Michele Kishita is a Philadelphia-based painter who strives to conjure the landscape that no longer exists but is inherently contained in each of her panels. She investigates the visual contrast and harmony…

Michele Kishita is a Philadelphia-based painter who strives to conjure the landscape that no longer exists but is inherently contained in each of her panels. She investigates the visual contrast and harmony where human-made…

Emily Squires Levine, a Philadelphia based artist, creates colorful decorative vessels and Judaica from polymer, a synthetic modeling compound.
Emily Squires Levine
Emily Squires Levine

Emily Squires Levine, a Philadelphia based artist, creates colorful decorative vessels and Judaica from polymer, a synthetic…

Emily Squires Levine, a Philadelphia based artist, creates colorful decorative vessels and Judaica from polymer, a synthetic modeling compound.…

Emily Squires Levine, a Philadelphia based artist, creates colorful decorative vessels and Judaica from polymer, a synthetic modeling compound.…

Jude Lang is an InLiquid artist member, whose work explores the hidden narratives, emotions and perspectives imbued within the objects and beings of our memories.
Jude Lang
Jude Lang

Jude Lang is an InLiquid artist member, whose work explores the hidden narratives, emotions and perspectives imbued within…

Jude Lang is an InLiquid artist member, whose work explores the hidden narratives, emotions and perspectives imbued within the objects and beings of our memories. …

Jude Lang is an InLiquid artist member, whose work explores the hidden narratives, emotions and perspectives imbued within the objects and beings of our memories. …

Lee Lippman
Lee Lippman
Gelles uses words and images to provide social commentary on who we are and how we think. Her objective is to provoke thoughts, ideas, and discussion. Her photographs of beach huts stem from an interest in mapping how architecture and social organization intersect, especially as it pertains to families and home.
Judy Gelles
Judy Gelles

Gelles uses words and images to provide social commentary on who we are and how we think. Her objective is to provoke thoughts,…

Gelles uses words and images to provide social commentary on who we are and how we think. Her objective is to provoke thoughts, ideas, and discussion. Her photographs of beach huts stem from an interest…

Gelles uses words and images to provide social commentary on who we are and how we think. Her objective is to provoke thoughts, ideas, and discussion. Her photographs of beach huts stem from an interest in mapping how architecture…

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