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Artist Opportunities

Creative York is committed to nurturing the artist community in our area and presenting opportunities for professional and collaborative growth. Here are some of the artist opportunities for 2018:


Call for Artists: First Generation Immigrant Artists.
Deadline for submissions: Sunday, February 18, 2018 by midnight.
Artwork due at gallery by Wednesday, February 21 at 4pm.
Creative York is seeking first-generation immigrants to the US who are visual artists for an art exhibit at Creative York’s Kerlin Gallery from March 1-April 21, 2018. We would like to represent as many different countries as possible, within the space parameters we have available. As such, only one representative per country will be chosen, and only one piece of artwork will be selected per selected artist. No fee to submit or show, 3o% commission to gallery on sales. Opening reception is March 1 from 6-8pm.
Please send the following to gallery@creativeyork.org:
— Name, country of birth, year you relocated to the US.
— 3 samples of your work with title, medium, and size.

York County Hispanic Coalition: Logo Contest Exhibit
Deadline for submissions: March 15, 2018 by midnight.
Artists are challenged to design a logo for the York County Hispanic Coalition. All entries will be displayed at Creative York West (118 W Philadelphia St) in April 2018. The winning design will be selected by judges appointed by the York County Hispanic Coalition, and will be announced at the opening reception for the exhibit. The winning designer will win $250 and their design will be used online, in print, and on YCHC merchandise. FREE to enter. Open to the public.
Click HERE for details and submission guidelines. If you have any issues with the link, please contact us at info@creativeyork.org


Project Space


The Project Space, located at 10 N. Beaver St., is intended as a “lab” to display and cultivate new work in our community. Creative individuals aProject Spacend groups are invited to submit new or existing work. In addition to a free venue to show and potentially sell their artwork, Project Space exhibitors have the opportunity to teach special workshops at Creative York during their exhibit.

To submit a proposal, download the guidelines and application form: Creative-York-Project-Space-Guidelines-and-Application.

Creative York West


Creative York West is our auxiliary gallery space located at 118 W. Philadelphia St. in a quaint historic row home. Artists, art organizations, schools, and small businesses can rent the gallery to display work for 1-4 weeks. Creative York provides gallery sitters for open gallery hours; renter will get a key to open at other times if he/she chooses. One hundred percent of sales go to the artist.

Event rental $95/hour, or Multi-day exhibition rental starting at $250.
Inquire for complete pricing options.


Project : Recycle
Emerging Visions Undergraduate Showcase
100 Under 100 Member’s Exhibit
Monster Drawing Rally Fundraiser for Creative York
Plein Air Picnic & Exhibit at York Water Company
Yorkfest Adult Literary Competition
Youth Art and Literary Competitions
YorkFest Adult Juried Exhibit
Chasing Paper Exhibit
AQUANAUT at York Water Company
Plein Air Picnic at Lake Redman
TERRASCAPE, curated by HIVE artspace
Yorkfest Juried Art Exhibition 2016
Yorkfest Adult Literary Competition 2016
Yorkfest Youth Art Competition 2016
La Luz de la Gente
100 Under 100 2016
Monster Drawing Rally 2016


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