Artist Opportunity Listings

Call for Entries 

Gateways to Nature Exhibit for 2019 Call for Entries

Delaware County, PA

Deadline: November 2

Tyler Arboretum is celebrating its 75th anniversary and will be hosting a juried regional exhibit: Gateways to Nature. They invite artists to showcase their talents, and engage the imaginations of audiences, by creating portals, gateways, and thresholds that invite discovery of the natural world on thier extensive grounds. Your concept could be an entry to a secret place, a window to a stunning view, a threshold to a unique landscape room, an alley that leads to a special place, or other opportunities that inspire the arboretum’s visitors to engage with and appreciate the natural world at Tyler Arboretum. Learn more


Field News | August 2018

Deadline to apply: Monday, November 5

Common Field is excited to announce our open call for proposals for the 2019 Philadelphia Convening. Common Field invites proposals from arts organizers and organizations in the form of Conversations, Dialogues, Panels, Projects/Tours, Reports from the Field, and Workshops. All current Network members are eligible to apply. Learn more about joining online. Scholarships to join the Network are available. Learn more


2019 Philadelphia Common Fields Convening

Philadelphia, PA

Deadline: November 5

The Common Field Convening is an annual itinerant gathering that brings together 450+ visual arts organizers to share resources, ideas, and methods for artist-centered spaces, projects and practices. The goal of the Convening is to develop local and national peer connectivity, build knowledge from the field, and create a growing set of resources to share broadly. Common Field invites proposals from arts organizers and organizations in the form of conversations, dialogues, panels, projects/tours, reports from the field, and workshops. Learn More.


Call for Artists: Contemporary Venice 2018

Venice, Italy

Deadline: November 9

ITSLIQUID GROUP is selecting all interesting photo, painting, video art, installation/sculpture and performance art works to include in the next exhibition. The event will be held in Venice, Italy, at Misericordia Archives, from December 05, 2018 to January 11, 2019, at THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space, from December 06, 2018 to January 11, 2019 and in other prestigious venues and historical buildings. The theme of identities and on the relationship between man, society and contemporary cities. The exhibition will explore the lifestyles and the ways of being that run on a parallel level of our ordinary life. Everyday behaviours are the actual reflection of cities and societies we have created and that have developed a personal identity. This new city character becomes the new order that modifies our everyday life. All artists are invited to reflect on the theme and present works related to it.
To take part in the selection, send your works’ submissions with a CV/biography, some still images (for video-art), links of videos/films/performances and pictures via e-mail to [email protected]  


The Hopper Prize

Deadline: November 13

The Hopper Prize is a grant-making institution and digital platform offering a series of individual artist grants totaling $5,000.00 USD administered through an open call art competition juried by leading contemporary curators. Learn more



Philadelphia, PA

Deadline: January 1

The owner of a 9000 Sq Ft building in Rittenhouse is seeking artists to help create a pop-up museum this May. Learn More.


The Art of Love 2019

Greenburg, PA - Preference for artists from Southwestern Pennsylvania

Deadline: Janurary 11

"Light is easy to love. Show me your darkness." - R. Queen
Love is more than sweetness and joy. Show us your art that explores the complexities of love, both light and dark. Whatever YOU love is fair game as subject matter for this exhibit. All artists and all media welcomed. Your $20 Entry Fee includes up to 3 pieces. Additional pieces may be submitted for $5 each. Entry fee can be paid via PayPal to [email protected], cash, check or credit card. Images must be in JPG format, maximum size 2 MB. Name format should be LastName_Title.jpg. Please include title / size of each submission, a brief artist biography (maximum 100 words) as well as artist website / social media links, if available, for promotional purposes. Maximum size: 48 x 48 inches.

Questions? Call Moira at 724.466.4724 or email [email protected]


Keystone Property Group: Exhibition Opportunity

Berywn, PA

Deadline: Rolling

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 protected].



Philadelphia, PA

Deadline: Rolling

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 [email protected] with the subject line “First Friday Performance” No phone calls please!


OPEN SUBMISSIONS the Woven Tale Press Internet Magazine

East Setauket, NY

Deadline: Rolling

The Woven Tale Press is a monthly online literary and fine arts magazine.  The Press mission is to grow traffic to noteworthy artists and writers on the Web; we link contributors works directly back to their websites or blogs.  The Press welcomes submissions of painting, mixed media, crafts (including fiber), sculpture, photography, printmaking, and experimental.  We pride ourselves on being electric. Learn More.


Little Berlin Open Call for New Members

Philadelphia, PA

Deadline: Rolling

Little Berlin, a collective of artists and curators committed to experimental and innovative programming and exhibitions, is seeking new members. Little Berlin places an emphasis on curation and programming: members support one another to promote artists and ideas beyond the art practices of individual member.  Learn More.


Residencies, Fellowships, & Grants

2019 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship

New York

Deadline: January 23

NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowships are $7,000 unrestricted cash awards made to individual originating artists living and working in the state of New York. These fellowships are not project grants and are intended to fund an artist’s vision or voice, regardless of the level of his or her artistic development. In 2018, NYFA awarded a total of $623,000 to 89 artists throughout New York State. Learn more.


Art Jobs

Photo Part Time Assistant/Intern Needed
Philadelphia PA
Deadline: Rolling

  1. 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
  • Excel
  • 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 [email protected] with CV, list of the skillset, and anything else pertinent to the opportunity.
Studio Space

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 protected]. Learn more.

Utility Works Creative Community: We are just getting started so there are several studio spaces available. Studios from $125/month and Hot Desks from $100/month. Visit for more information or 610.745.4013 or email at [email protected] to schedule a tour!

Do you have an opportunity that you would like to share with our community? Send a message here

November 1
May 31, 2019
The Center for Emerging Visual Artists
237 S. 18th Street Suite 3A
Philadelphia 19103