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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 

CALL FOR MEMBERS’ ART EXHIBITION:

Due to Covid 19 Creative York’s Member exhibition will be showcased online in early June with the intension of being on display in the Kerlin Gallery from October 1-November 14, 2020.  The theme for this exhibit is hope and resilience.

STANDARDS & ELIGIBILTY

Participation in the Creative York Members Exhibit is open to all 2020 Creative York Artist Members. Fine art and fine craft in all mediums are acceptable. Entries must be original, completed within the past two years, and not previously shown at Creative York. Work should be of high quality and craftsmanship.

MEMBERSHIP

For information about membership visit: https://creativeyork.org/membership/

RULES FOR ENTRY

• All entries must be received by May 10, 2020.

• Due to space limitations, each artist may enter one piece, no larger than 36” in any direction.

• All entries must include properly labeled digital images, and an artist bio.

• All entries must be submitted via email (gallery@creativeyork.org), in jpeg format at 300 dpi and not larger than 3MB in size. Please label image file with artist’s name and piece dimensions using this format (Example: jones_HxW.jpg). Please write “2020 Members Exhibit” and artist’s name on email subject line.

• Entries must be of work available for the exhibition that has been completed in the last two years.

• Entries must not have been previously exhibited at Creative York.

• 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.

• Artwork drop-off TBD

• Artwork must be framed / ready to hang, or otherwise ready to display.

• Emailed entries must arrive prior to or on May 10, 2020 to gallery@creativeyork.org.

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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