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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 2019:

Upcoming Calls for Submissions 

Open to all Creative York Artist Members, one entry per member. We hope to include ALL submitted artwork, however in the instance of more artwork submitted than we can hang in an orderly fashion, a lottery system will be used to select final artwork.
Cash prizes totaling $500 courtesy of Peoples’ Bank will be awarded: one People’s Choice Award ($200), and up to three Awards of Distinction ($100 each).
Exhibit Dates: July 1 – August 10, 2019
Opening Reception: July 11, from 6-8pm
Submission deadline: Midnight on June 13, 2019.
Artwork Delivery: June 18-20, 10am-2pm, or by appointment.
Submission instructions & entry form: Creative York Members Exhibit_Entry Guidelines and Entry Form_ 2019 Creative York Members Exhibit

Are you interested in becoming a Creative York Artist Member? Click HERE.


Exhibit Dates: August 23 – September 21, 2019
Juror: Lauren Nye, Director of Exhibitions, Susquehanna Art Museum
Cash prizes totaling $1000 will be awarded!
Submission deadline: midnight (EST) on July 1, 2019.
Entry Guidelines and Entry Form: Entry Guidelines_Yorkfest 2019 Juried Art Exhibition and Entry Form_ 2019 Yorkfest Adult Juried Exhibit

For more information click HERE.


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


The Project Space

Accepting Proposals – Ongoing

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 2018-19.

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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