Calls for Entry
Open Call For Members / Little Berlin
Deadline: January 15
Little Berlin, a collective of artists and curators committed to experimental and innovative programming and exhibitions, welcomes your application for membership. 'Our focus is on visual arts, without any clearly defined expectations of what that means. Our collective is unique for its emphasis on curation and programming: members support one another to promote artists and ideas beyond the art practices of individual members.' Learn more.
CALL FOR TEACHING ARTISTS: Exhibition and Collaborative Project Fellowship
Deadline: January 19
Fellows facilitate a collaborative 1 or 2 week project with our summer camp children (ages 4-11) and participate in a solo or shared exhibition in our 3000 foot Duke Gallery. Fellows receive a stipend and materials costs are covered by the Arts Center. Learn more.
Philadelphia: A Spectrum of Experiences
Deadline: January 19
The Philadelphia Autism Project Art show is looking for artists of all ages from the autism community and surrounding counties are invited to submit paintings, drawings, watercolors, collages, as well as sculptures for inclusion in the March-April 2018 event. This event is aimed at recognizing the talent of individuals with autism and increasing awareness of autism within the Philadelphia community. APPLY HERE.
Open Lens IV
Deadline: January 19
Da Vinci Art Alliance is proud to hold its fourth annual photography exhibition, Open Lens IV. In celebrating the vast scope of contemporary photography, Open Lens IV is open to all forms of photography, capturing any subject, of any theme, using any photographic discipline.
Open Lens IV will be juried by Philadelphia photographer, Ronald Corbin. Corbin’s work draws on a fascination and focus on the less fortunate individuals that look(ed) to the city's streets, bridges and abandoned structures as their home. Learn more.
Dalian on the Park Seeks Artist for Mural
Deadline: January 20
Two walls for an artist to design. 10’5.5”W x 7’8”H (with window) and 34’10”W x 7’8”H.
Dalian on the Park will provide all request materials (paints, brushes, etc) and $1000 for the chosen artist upon completion.
'We are looking for submittals in the form of rough sketches of each wall’s work and are open to any and all ideas – ideally the artist can tie in Philadelphia into the work, whether it’s an abstract depiction of the skyline, a city map, the Schuylkill, the local architecture or any other depiction of Philly’s unique culture.’
Send submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org.
2018 Guest Artists and Exhibitions Open Call
Deadline: January 21
Vox Populi approaches its 30th anniversary this year! We are pleased to announce our annual open call offering artists and curators the opportunity to extend and challenge their artistic practice. We seek to support artists who are working in a range of media, who take on various subject matter and material, and who represent the range of diversity present and underrepresented in our communities, including on the axis of race, class, gender, and sexuality, as well as geographic points of origin (eg. rural, non-art centers, underrepresented localities). Learn more.
Open Call – TWO SOLO EXHIBITIONS at OyG Projects
Deadline: January 29
Ortega y Gasset Projects is pleased to announce an OPEN CALL for two SOLO EXHIBITIONS at OyG in September of 2018: one in the main gallery space and one in The Skirt, OyG's dedicated space for site-specific installations. Learn more.
Small Favors: Think Inside the Box
Deadline: January 29
Small Favors grew out The Studio's efforts to offer accessible, high-quality artworks that appeal to art enthusiasts of all ages: for seasoned collectors who are challenged for space it allows them to continue to collect work by artists they love. Our Guest Juror this year is Lauren Mabry, Pew Fellow in the Arts, and Former Resident at The Clay Studio. Learn more.
Glassboro, New Jersey
Deadline: January 29
Rowan University Art Gallery is working in partnership with the New Jersey State Council on the Arts to present the next New Jersey State Fine Arts annual juried exhibit, Navigating Elements. The exhibit will showcase contemporary artist who investigate the relationship of content and medium to convey meaning in their work. Learn more.
Solo Exhibition Opportunity: Saint Joseph's University
Deadline: January 31
Morris Arboretum is looking for artists to create indoor or outdoor art to exhibit at the Morris Arboretum. Artists can either construct a piece to be installed either on the 92-acre public garden, or as a hanging piece in the Upper Gallery of the Visitor’s Center. Outdoor pieces must be able to withstand being in the garden for the next 5 months. A letter of interest is due by February 1, 2018. To learn more contact Contact Michelle Conners at 215-247-5777 x109 or email@example.com.
Art in the Open (AiO), presented by PNC Arts Alive
Deadline: February 1
Art in the Open (AiO), a partnership between The Center for Emerging Visual Artists (CFEVA), City Parks Association, and Fairmount Water Works, re-frames the ‘plein air’ tradition of creating art outside and on-site in a contemporary context, encouraging both artists and audiences to draw inspiration from the city's diverse natural and urban landscapes. Using the Schuylkill River Banks Park as studio space, participating artists will have the opportunity to explore new working methods, develop process-oriented works, and interpret a compelling intersection of urban and natural environments in the public realm. Selected artists will also be able to participate in complementary programs and public engagement events presented by more than 30 organizational partners, as well as exhibit their finished work as part of the 2018-2019 AiO exhibition series. AiO reaches an estimated 12,000 visitors over the course of the three-day event.
Local, National and International artists, working in all media, are encouraged to APPLY. Learn more about previous AiO events by visiting www.artintheopenphila.org. For more information or questions about the application process, please contact Genevieve Coutroubis, Director of Artist Programs at CFEVA: (215) 546-7775 x 11 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
STIPEND (New for AiO 2018): $350 (Additional travel funds are available on a case by case basis)
APPLICATION FEE (USD): $35
2018 AIO JURORS: Mary Salvante, Curator and Gallery Director, Rowan University Art Gallery; Conrad Benner, Independent Curator, Founder and Editor, Streets Dept; Additional jurors to be announced shortly.
2018 Women of Lansdowne Juried Gallery Show
Deadline: February 5
The Lansdowne Arts Board is pleased to announce an Open Call for the March 2018 Lansdowne Women Artists Show. All female artists either currently residing in Lansdowne, PA, or with a significant connection to Lansdowne, are welcome to apply. Learn more.
Fifth National Monotype/Monoprint Juried Exhibition
Deadline: February 15
In celebration of the expansive vision and myriad techniques employed by monotype and monoprint artists throughout the United States, the Monotype Guild of New England is currently seeking monotype/monoprint artists for their Fifth National juried exhibition, Artists may submit up to THREE monotypes or monoprints. Learn more.
5th Annual Juried Print Exhibition
Deadline: February 17
Artworks Trenton is pleased to announce our 5th Annual Juried Print Exhibition which showcases the works of selected artists and printmakers whose works reflect the many mediums of hand pulled printing. Learn more.
FIRST STREET GALLERY - 2018 NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION
New York, NY
Deadline: April 3
Juror: Artist Ronnie Landfield. Ronnie Landfield is an American abstract painter, born in 1947 in the Bronx, NY. It is during his early career from the mid-1960s through the 1970s, that his paintings were first associated with Lyrical Abstraction, (related to Post Minimalism, Color Field Painting, and Abstract Expressionism). Learn more.
Keystone Property Group: Exhibition Opportunity
Keystone Property Group, a real estate investment company, is a looking for artists to display their work for a period 6 months in one of our premier office locations. This is a great opportunity for an artist to show his or her work in a prominent location with the chance to have his or her work sold. We are looking for colorful, modern pieces to fill the rotunda of one of our office buildings. If you are interested in this opportunity or would like more information, please contact Ashley Millwood at (610) 227-1062 or by email at email@example.com.
VOX POPULI CALL FOR PERFORMANCE PROPOSALS
Vox Populi is now accepting proposals for performance work to take place in our lobby area during select First Friday receptions. Proposals may take a multitude of forms: experimental music or dance, workshops, discussions, performance art or alternative temporary exhibitions. Vox Populi is interested in artists, curators, and performers who work in experimental media or employ alternative methodologies in their work, and invites applicants to take advantage of the open ended nature of this call. Please outline the planned work accurately but succinctly and include images, video or audio files if necessary. Considered on an as-needed basis and may not receive a timely response. Please wait one year before reapplying with the same work. Performers will receive a $100 honorarium for their work. Email submissions and any questions to with the subject line “First Friday Performance” No phone calls please!
Residencies, Fellowships, & Grants
Glassboro, New Jersey
Deadline: February 25
Rowan University’s Department of Art residency provides students with an opportunity to observe an artist at work and to engage in dialogue with the artist through talks, demonstrations, and open studio visits. Included for the artists is studio space, exhibition opportunity, as well as a stipend. APPLY HERE
The Hopper Prize
Deadline: May 15
An opportunity for individual artists to find funding for their work as well as have a pair of contemporary curators view their work. 5 artists will receive grants, and 30 artists will be selected to have their work exhibited digitally. Learn more.
Photo Part Time Assistant/Intern Needed
- Philadelphia Photographer Laurence Salzmann is looking for a part-time Assistant/Intern to help with:
- Promoting his photography
- Putting his photo archive in better order
- Managing his social media acounts - Facebook, Balance
- Marketing of his books
- Printing, (if familiar with digital printing
- Framing and matt cutting
Useful skill sets for prospective applicants include:
- Photoshop and light room and bridge
- Filmmaker Pro
- Writing skills
- Communication skills
- Framing and matt cutting
Work location is photographer's studio near 36th & Lancaster. Time needed will vary; minimum requirement of 8-12 hours weekly. Compensation dependent on skill sets. For inquiries, please send an email to LaurenceSalzmann@gmail.com with CV, list of the skillset, and anything else pertinent to the opportunity.
Shared Studio Space Available in Professional Ceramic Tile Studio.
- Access to 3 kilns, pugmill, slab roller, shelving, storage, table top work space, etc.
- Central Germantown location
- Sunny, spacious and well ventilated space
- Close to trains and buses
- Street parking
Call Karen Singer at 215-849-7010 firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss details and arrange a visit
Manayunk Studio space for rent. 215+ square feet (14.6’ x 15’) with utility sink, half bathroom, and storage closet. Located on ground floor of home with central heat/air-conditioning and offers separate entrance, ample street parking (no permit needed), access to shared backyard with patio, and option to rent attached 200 square foot storage/workshop space. Walking distance to multiple bus routes, SEPTA Norristown line, Ridge Avenue business district, Manayunk’s Main Street, and close to route 76. For more information please email email@example.com. Available immediately: $400/month plus utilities.
The Loom / Amber St. Studios in Port Richmond, 3240 Collins St., Philadelphia, PA 19134. For information contact Nicole at firstname.lastname@example.org or (215) 300-3561.
Two Floors for Lease: Musical Arts Club Building 1821 Ranstead St, Philadelphia PA 19103. Each floor is approx. 3,000sf and is open to professional art administrators, graphic designers, artists and architects. Located near Rittenhouse Square, the building is walking distance to restaurants and Suburban Station. If interested contact Lotus Yu at or (610) 734-6945
Ongoing Studio Opportunity: The Studios @ 2202 Alter (also known as octo studio) South Philadelphia, just below Washington Ave. Studio sizes range from 200-1200 sf and are spread over 3 floors Complete with hardwood floors, 10ft cielings, 6ft windows. Equipped with T-8 lighting, radiator heat and acess to shared washroom with utility sink and toilet. Close to public transportation (Septa Route 7 & 64 buses). On-street parking available. For more info please contact River Algiers: (215) 893-8812 or at email@example.com. Learn more
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