FIRST STREET GALLERY – MFA NATIONAL COMPETITION
DEADLINE: May 31
Artists enrolled in an MFA program within the last three years. Eligible works: paintings, drawings, collage, prints, sculpture, photography, installations and computer-generated art. Juror: Dorothea Rockburne, Artist, Guggenheim Fellow, Collections: MOMA, MMA, The Guggenheim Museum, etc. Learn more.
Call for 2018 Site-Specific Artist Installations at Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site
DEADLINE: June 14
Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site is currently accepting proposals for its 2018 season of site-specific artist installations. We're again offering two funding levels: $7,500 per standard project, and $15,000 per Criminal Justice Today project. Learn more.
Percent for Art Opportunity
DEADLINE: June 16
The City of Philadelphia’s Percent for Art Program, through the Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy (OACCE) announces an $80,000 competition to commission a site-specific artwork for the new City Archives facility. Learn more.
2017 DIGITAL ARTIST IN RESIDENCE
DEADLINE: June 27
Adult fine artists utilizing digital technology as a primary medium of their artwork, who are not full-time students, living in the Mid-Atlantic Region are eligible to apply. Learn more.
Books Undone Call for Entries!
DEADLINE: July 15
The Gallery at Penn College is accepting submissions for a national juried exhibition of altered books. Books Undone: The art of altered books is open to art objects that are created from existing, printed books or parts of books. Learn more.
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!
Residency, Fellowship, Award & Grant Opportunities
The 11th Aesthetica Art Prize
DEADLINE: August 31
The 11th Aesthetica Art Prize is now open for entries, presenting an opportunity for emerging and established artists to further their involvement in the art world. The award is an internationally renowned prize presented by Aesthetica Magazine and judged by industry experts. Enter the prize for a chance to showcase your work to wider audiences. Learn more.
The Handwork Studio is on the search for a Studio Instructor and a Community Events Coordinator. This crafty, dynamic person believes a job is to inspire and create, and smiles are part of the uniform!
Studio Instructors will lead after school and weekend classes in the Narberth Studio Location. This is approximately a 15 hour per week commitment during the school year. Weekday and weekend hours required.
Events Coordinators will be out and about in the community meeting and greeting families and creating crafts with kids at different events throughout the Philadelphia region. Approximately 20 hours a month. Weekend hours required. Access to a vehicle and valid driver's liscnese required. Apply at http://www.thehandworkstudio.com/jobs
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. 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 email@example.com or (215) 300-3561.
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