Artist Opportunity Listings


NewCourtland Fellowship 2017

Philadelphia, PA

DEADLINE: April 24

Through the NewCourtland Artist Fellowship, visual artists will be selected to bring innovative and engaging art-making to seniors in sites throughout Philadelphia in either Summer or Fall 2017.


Artist in Residence at Glen Foerd

Philadelphia, PA

DEADLINE: April 28

This opportunity offers area artists unprecedented access to Glen Foerd’s historic collections, impressive grounds and the Delaware River.





Philadelphia, PA

DEADLINE: April 24

A More Perfect Union invited artists of all disciplines to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Loving v. Virginia, to explore the themes of interracial marriage and relationships, but also the various aspects of interracial identity; an identity made possible in large part by this Supreme Court decision. 


CALL FOR ARTISTS: Art for the Cash Poor

Philadelphia, PA

DEADLINE: April 24

An annual block-party-style event that allows you the chance to show and sell your work directly to the public in a lively social atmosphere, Art for the Cash Poor is open to artists, designers, and crafters who make and produce their own work. All work is to be sold for $199 and below. Includes live music, great food, and libations. Average attendance is 2,000 visitors on Saturday + Sunday each day.


Cerulean Arts' 5th Annual Juried Exhibition

Philadelphia, PA

DEADLINE: April 28

Cerulean Arts is now accepting entries for it's 5th Annual Juried Exhibition to be held June 21 - July 29, 2017.  This year's juror is Rachel McCay, art historian and Assistant Curator at Woodmere Art Museum.


Apply in April for a show in July at Napoleon

Philadelphia, PA


Every year, during the month of July, NAPOLEON presents a solo-exhibition selected by our members from a pool of applicants collected through an open call. We are interested in exhibiting work that is new to our Philadelphia audience that takes risks, and makes good use of our small gallery space.


Open Call: Three-Person Exhibition

Philadelphia, PA


Tiger Strikes Asteroid is pleased to announce our open call, curated by the gallery’s artist members. The exhibition will run from June 23–July 30, 2017. We invite you to submit your work for an opportunity to be featured in the exhibition.  


Hill Center Galleries 2017 Regional Juried Exhibition

Washington, DC


Hill Center Galleries seeks Washington DC, Maryland, Virginia, and Delaware artists for their open regional juried art exhibition.  


The Delaware Contemporary 2017 Annual Friends' Juried Group Exhibition

Wilmington, DE


2017 group show, June 2 — August 6 2017 you must be a current Friend (Member) of The Delaware Contemporary and must not have exhibited in a solo show at The Delaware Contemporary in the last three years.  


TSC Juried Art Exhibition

Philadelphia, PA


The Spayed Club is pleased to present our 2017 Juried Art Exhibition! Art school students, emerging artists, and professional artists are all encouraged to apply. 100% of your entry fees and commission on any works sold will benefit the animals whose lives The Spayed Club helps to save every single day. One accepted artist will receive a Best In Show Prize, and an opening reception with wine and refreshments will be held on Friday, June 2. It’s free and open to the public.



Chelsea, NY


Artists enrolled in an MFA program within the last three years. Eligible works: paintings, drawings, collage, prints, sculpture, photography, installations and computer-generated art. Juror: Dorothea Rockburne, Artist, Guggenheim Fellow, Collections: MOMA, MMA, The Guggenheim Museum, etc.


Call for 2018 Site-Specific Artist Installations at Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site

Philadelphia, PA


Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site is currently accepting proposals for its 2018 season of site-specific artist installations. We're again offering two funding levels: $7,500 per standard project, and $15,000 per Criminal Justice Today project.


Books Undone Call for Entries!

Williamsport, PA

DEADLINE: Juliy 15

The Gallery at Penn College is accepting submissions for a national juried exhibition of altered books. Books Undone: The art of altered books is open to art objects that are created from existing, printed books or parts of books.


Exhibition Opportunity

Berywn, PA


Keystone Property Group, a real estate investment company, is a looking for artists to display their work for a period 6 months in one of our premier office locations. This is a great opportunity for an artist to show his or her work in a prominent location with the chance to have his or her work sold. We are looking for colorful, modern pieces to fill the rotunda of one of our office buildings. If you are interested in this opportunity or would like more information, please contact Ashley Millwood at (610) 227-1062 or by email at .



Philadelphia, PA

DEADLINE: rolling

Vox Populi is now accepting proposals for performance work to take place in our lobby area during select First Friday receptions. Proposals may take a multitude of forms: experimental music or dance, workshops, discussions, performance art or alternative temporary exhibitions. Vox Populi is interested in artists, curators, and performers who work in experimental media or employ alternative methodologies in their work, and invites applicants to take advantage of the open ended nature of this call. Please outline the planned work accurately but succinctly and include images, video or audio files if necessary. Considered on an as-needed basis and may not receive a timely response. Please wait one year before reapplying with the same work. Performers will receive a $100 honorarium for their work. Email submissions and any questions to with the subject line “First Friday Performance” No phone calls please!


Residency, Fellowship, Award & Grant Opportunities 

The 11th Aesthetica Art Prize

DEADLINE: August 31

The 11th Aesthetica Art Prize is now open for entries, presenting an opportunity for emerging and established artists to further their involvement in the art world. The award is an internationally renowned prize presented by Aesthetica Magazine and judged by industry experts. Enter the prize for a chance to showcase your work to wider audiences.



The Handwork Studio is on the search for a Studio Instructor and a Community Events Coordinator. This crafty, dynamic person believes a job is to inspire and create, and smiles are part of the uniform!

Studio Instructors will lead after school and weekend classes in the Narberth Studio Location. This is approximately a 15 hour per week commitment during the school year. Weekday and weekend hours required.

Events Coordinators will be out and about in the community meeting and greeting families and creating crafts with kids at different events throughout the Philadelphia region. Approximately 20 hours a month. Weekend hours required. Access to a vehicle and valid driver's liscnese required. Apply at



Manayunk Studio space for rent. 215+ square feet (14.6’ x 15’) with utility sink, half bathroom, and storage closet. Located on ground floor of home with central heat/air-conditioning and offers separate entrance, ample street parking (no permit needed), access to shared backyard with patio, and option to rent attached 200 square foot storage/workshop space.  Walking distance to multiple bus routes, SEPTA Norristown line, Ridge Avenue business district, Manayunk’s Main Street, and close to route 76.  For more information please email . Available immediately: $400/month plus utilities. 

The Loom / Amber St. Studios in Port Richmond, 3240 Collins St., Philadelphia, PA 19134. For information contact Nicole at or (215) 300-3561.


Do you have an opportunity that you would like to share with our community? Send a message

April 4
April 30, 2017
The Center for Emerging Visual Artists
237 S. 18th Street Suite 3A
Philadelphia 19103