Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Fleisher Art Memorial: Wind Challenge

Deadline: March 15, 2008 3:00 p.m. (RECEIVE) & (Hand Delivery)

Wind Challenge Exhibition
Fleisher Art Memorial

This juried, regional competition, sponsored by the Fleisher Art Memorial in cooperation with the Philadelphia Museum of Art, has gained a national reputation for excellence since its establishment in 1978. Each season, Fleisher exhibits the work of selected artists in several three-person exhibitions. These Wind Challenge Exhibitions encourage recognition of local talent and serve as an incentive for members of Fleisher's diverse student audience to move forward with their own creative work.

  • Nine artists will chosen
  • Three six-week exhibitions in Fleisher's galleries
  • $1000 honorarium to each selected artist

Artists living within a fifty-mile radius of Philadelphia and working in one of the following categories may apply.

Artist jurors Jane Irish, Artist
Phil Simpkin, Artist/Senior Professor, York College at the University of New York
Eileen Neff, Artist/critic

Curator jurors
Lee Stoetzel
, Curator, The West Collection, SEI Investments
Michiko Okaya, Director of Lafayette Art Galleries, Lafayette College
Gayle Isa, Executive Director, Asian Arts Initiative


$20 per entry
, non refundable

Artists may select only one category in which to apply:

  • Painting
  • Works on Paper
  • Photography
  • Sculpture/Installation
  • Crafts
  • Time-based Media

How to Apply
Eligible artists may download the call for entries form, pick up a copy at 719 Catharine Street during business hours, or call 215-922-3456, ext. 318. Deadline for entries is March 15, 2008 at 3:00 pm.
  • The Wind Challenge Exhibitions at Fleisher 2008-2009 call for entries is now available for download

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