Call for Artists – Pterodactyl

Call for Artists – Pterodactyl

This Deadline Expired: Sunday, March 1, 2020

Ongoing: A BIG ART SHOW is an art party where you get space to show your work in an unpretentious environment. It is one night, you set up and break down the day of. No judging, no applications, just tell us you’re coming and as long as we have space, we give you space. We need BANDS! Contact us if you know a band who might want to play a BIG ART SHOW or any Pterodactyl event! – The band picking is a little less all inclusive because we only have 3 or 4 spots a show. A few things for artists: You can sell your work if you want, but you don’t have to, and in fact you’ll probably have more fun if you don’t. This is an art show, not a flea market, you must have made the things you’re showing. You can sell your original artwork, bring prints of your work and anything hand made is fine, just use your judgement and err on the side of arty. We have nothing to do with you selling your work. We do not act as your art dealers or brokers. It’s free for you to be in the show, but if you sell something and want to donate Pterodactyl a few bucks nobody’s going to turn you down. We are not responsible in any way for lost, stolen or damaged artwork. We just supply the space and the fun. By being in this show you agree that we are not responsible for damages/loss/etc. You’ll get about 6 horizontal feet of space to show work (make the best of it!). Want in? Great! e-mail us: BIGARTSHOW@pterodactylphiladelphia.org. Please include your: name / e-mail addy / phone number / and a link to your work (for the website and for logistics of where we put you in the room) AND WHICH DATE YOU WANT TO BE IN! Click here for more information.

Ellen Rosenholtz’s graphite on paper series explores native flora and fauna of New Jersey. The work looks at the profound beauty of natural forms as it exists within animals and plants. The multiplicity of images underscore the interconnection of living systems, while geometric patterning enable the viewer to identify each of the species through repetition of form.
Ellen Rosenholtz
Ellen Rosenholtz

Ellen Rosenholtz’s graphite on paper series explores native flora and fauna of New Jersey. The work looks at the profound…

Ellen Rosenholtz’s graphite on paper series explores native flora and fauna of New Jersey. The work looks at the profound beauty of natural forms as it exists within animals and plants. The multiplicity…

Ellen Rosenholtz’s graphite on paper series explores native flora and fauna of New Jersey. The work looks at the profound beauty of natural forms as it exists within animals and plants. The multiplicity of images underscore…

Lisa Graf is a ceramic sculptor and graphic designer. She creates abstract, organic, biomorphic forms in clay.
Lisa Graf
Lisa Graf

Lisa Graf is a ceramic sculptor and graphic designer. She creates abstract, organic, biomorphic forms in clay. …

Lisa Graf is a ceramic sculptor and graphic designer. She creates abstract, organic, biomorphic forms in clay. …

Lisa Graf is a ceramic sculptor and graphic designer. She creates abstract, organic, biomorphic forms in clay. …

My art is a psychological diary of my personal translation of the individual’s journey through life. It is a kind of fairytale; a story that teaches, both symbolic and narrative.
Rochelle Dinkin
Rochelle Dinkin

My art is a psychological diary of my personal translation of the individual’s journey through life. It is a kind of fairytale;…

My art is a psychological diary of my personal translation of the individual’s journey through life. It is a kind of fairytale; a story that teaches, both symbolic and narrative. …

My art is a psychological diary of my personal translation of the individual’s journey through life. It is a kind of fairytale; a story that teaches, both symbolic and narrative. …

In my years as a visual artist I have chosen symbolic forms that are both universal and personal to express the idea of “time.” Often I use nests, eggs, marine creatures, and one-celled organisms. They are symbols for natural phenomenas that manifest this notion of time.
Patti Dougherty (Painting)
Patti Dougherty (Painting)

In my years as a visual artist I have chosen symbolic forms that are both universal and personal to express the idea of “time.”…

In my years as a visual artist I have chosen symbolic forms that are both universal and personal to express the idea of “time.” Often I use nests, eggs, marine creatures, and one-celled organisms. They…

In my years as a visual artist I have chosen symbolic forms that are both universal and personal to express the idea of “time.” Often I use nests, eggs, marine creatures, and one-celled organisms. They are symbols for natural…

Jorge Caligiuri
Jorge Caligiuri
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