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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. Below are some of the artist opportunities for 2020:

Upcoming Artist Opportunities: 

Calls for Submissions 

Artists may submit up to 3 works. All mediums will be considered. 2D works must be wired. All entries must be submitted digitally, by email, CD, or flash drive, and include a list stating the artist’s name and contact information (address, e-mail and phone), title of work, date, media, dimensions, and corresponding file name. Please put “Plein Air Entry” in the subject line of your submission email or on your digital media. Submissions must be at least 72 ppi, in jpeg format and must be less than 3MB in size. Please include a brief bio and artist statement with your entry.

For this purpose of this exhibit, the submitted plein air artwork(s) must have been completed at least 80% on site; studio artwork from studies must include the study with the submission and the study must have been completed 100% on site. All mediums welcome for submission. Artwork must have been completed in the last 3 years. Artworks do not have to be for sale, although it is strongly encouraged.

Deadline to submit: March 8, 2020 at midnight
Exhibit dates: March 26 – April 19, 2020

Email images and artwork list to gallery@creativeyork.org or send by mail to: Plein Air Exhibition, c/o Creative York, 10 N Beaver St, York, PA 17401.

Stay tuned for submission details.

Submission Deadline: May 1, 2020
Exhibit dates: June 1 – July 19, 2020
Membership info is at the bottom of this page.

All Kerlin Gallery exhibits are curated by our Director of Exhibitions, unless otherwise noted.

The Project Space

Accepting Proposals

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. Must be 18 or older with previous exhibition experience.

To submit a proposal, download the guidelines and application form: Creative-York-Project-Space-Guidelines-and-Application 2020.

Teaching Artists

Are you interested in teaching with us? Creative York offers art classes to people of all ages and we are always looking for professional teaching artists to join us in educating the community. For more information and to apply, send your resume and two professional references to steph@creativeyork.org.

Become a Member with our new Artist Membership

Artist Membership – $30
Created specifically for members of the creative community, the Artist Membership celebrates, supports, and promotes our artist community by providing a variety of exhibition, educational, and networking opportunities, as well as exposure to potential collectors. In addition to the standard membership benefits listed above, there are also reduced exhibit fees and commissions, no fee for submitting a proposal for The Project Space, and a quarterly artist-focused e-newsletter.

Click HERE for more information or to join.

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