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Artists wanted: Rebekah Templeton, Septa, Inliquid


We don’t have a community bulletin board page but maybe some day!  Meanwhile, three worthy open calls came in via email recently and seem like good opportunities.

Open call from Rebekah Templeton Contemporary Art
Juried contemporary art show, May 12-June 18, 2011
Juror – Jon Lutz, independent curator in New York. More about Luzt at his project site, the daily operation.

Open to artists from Philadelphia or elsewhere.  All applying artists will be considered for future solo exhibition opportunities.
Entry Fee: $20
Important dates:
Submissions must be postmarked by March 31, 2011
Accepted artists will be notified by April 15, 2011
Exhibition opens May12th and runs through June 18th.
Artists must be available to drop off accepted work May 4th – May 8th.
Work must be picked up on or before June 26, 2011.
All mediums will be considered including video and performance.
All artwork must have been completed within the past three years.
Artists are responsible for delivery and removal of artwork.
Send 6-10 images no larger than 2 MB (largest dimension should be no greater than 800 pixels) on a CD. Video art should be submitted on a DVD with a total duration not to exceed 45 minutes.
*Include an image list and resume. If work has been previously exhibited in the Greater Philadelphia Area, please list venue, exhibition title and date.
Artists’ Checklist:
CD or DVD including
A total of 6-10 works;
images must be 2 MB or less,
video(s) with a total duration not to exceed 45 minutes.
image list (.doc, .docx, or .txt only)
resume (.doc, .docx, or .txt only)
$20 submission fee (check or money order)
Send to:
Rebekah Templeton Contemporary Art
173 West Girard Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19123

Septa Art in Transit – Public Art Commission – Cheltenham/Ogontz Bus Loop
Art for a 200 feet long by 20 feet wide stretch of landscaped green space, parallel to Ogontz Avenue.
A full range of metals and various other permanent materials should be considered, used either individually or in combination with each other. Materials may include stainless steel, epoxy resin, granite, reinforced glass, mosaic tile and anodized aluminum. Metal may be cast, welded, forged or laser cut.
Total art project budget — $145,000. The budget includes the artist design fee, insurance coverage, costs of materials, fabrication, shipment, installation of the work, including foundation, and other project related expenses.
DEADLINE-proposals must be received by 5pm, April 23.

More information and application materials here

InLiquid 12th annual Art for the Cash Poor
Sat. June 11 and Sun, June 12, noon to 6 pm, The Icebox Project Space @Crane Arts, and outside in the Crane’s Green Space courtyard
Artists, non-profits, design groups; you don’t have to be an inLiquid member
This is an art, craft and information fair. All art must be priced at $199 or below
Tables are provided, chairs are byo or rent.
$80/day for members; $100/day non-members
or two can share one table for $55/day (members); $75/day (non-members)
Application and information for artists here.