8 May 2024

Art Calls Ivyside Juried Art Competition

Penn State Altoona Altoona, Pennsylvania, United States

Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts

Opportunity Description

International Deadline: June 21, 2024 – Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts announces a call for artists for its upcoming Ivyside Juried Art Competition.

Artists will be selected from online submissions by a faculty committee. Up to four artists are awarded annually with a solo gallery exhibition in one of two gallery spaces (each approximately 13’ x 25’) at the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts at Penn State Altoona.

Penn State Altoona
Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts
3000 Ivyside Park
Altoona, Pennsylvania 16601

The Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts contains the 400-seat Paul R. and Margery Wolf-Kuhn Theatre, a dance studio, costume shop, scene shop, two art studios, faculty offices, a Macintosh computer lab, and three conference rooms. The lobby area of the building also houses the McLanahan and Sheetz Art Galleries and the Titelman Study. The Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts hosts cultural and performing art series and theater productions, as well as special events throughout the year.

Open to all visual artists in all media. Entries must have been completed within the last two years.

Artists creating original works of art in any media are encouraged to apply. If awarded, artwork must be suitable for installation and must not exceed eighty-four inches in any firm dimension. Two-dimensional works must not weigh more than sixty pounds, including the frame, and must be ready to hang with the appropriate attached hardware. Three-dimensional works weighing over eighty pounds must have a base that can be rolled or composed of elements that can be easily moved. Digital and non-traditional media will be considered.

There is no entry fee.

Entry requirements:

  1. Vitae—One copy, no more than two pages.
  2. Artist Statement—One copy, no more than one page.
  3. Images—A maximum of twenty-four images may be submitted for review. Video work will also be uploaded to for review.

Artists who are accepted will be notified by Monday, July 1, 2024. Artwork would be displayed for eight to ten between August and December. Accepted artists will be notified of gallery dates, promotional deadlines, and gallery after accepting the exhibition offer.

A full-service, four-year, residential campus located less than 45 miles from the research campus at University Park. Offering 21 four-year degrees and the first two years of over 275 Penn State majors.

Penn State Altoona
3000 Ivyside Park
Altoona, Pennsylvania 16601

Opportunity Categories: + Open to Multi-Media. Opportunity Types: Art Calls. Opportunity Tags: $0 Entry/Application Fee, Deadlines 05 May thru June, and Open to Artists Worldwide. Benefits: *No Participation Fee, Exhibition - Group, and Exhibition - Solo.

Opportunity expires in 28 days.

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