Wednesday, February 08, 2012


Deadline: February 20, 2012 by 4:00 p.m. (RECEIVE)

Art In City Hall &

Philadelphia, PA
March 12 — May 11, 2012

Art In City Hall issues a call to Philadelphia area artists for the next exhibition in historic City Hall.

Theme: Meta-Fiber, part of FiberPhiladelphia2012 is open to artists working in non-traditional ways and with non-traditional materials that utilize fiber and textile art making techniques such as weaving, sewing, applique`, quilting...Non traditional materials may include: recyclables, post-industrial, organic, or repurposed products.

Juror: Sarah Archer, Chief Curator, Philadelphia Art Alliance.

Eligibility & Selection of Artists: Open to emerging, self-taught and professional artists living or working in the Philadelphia region, including graduate students. Selections will be made by independent arts professionals.

Open to Philadelphia area artists working in all media. Exhibition display case dimensions are 84” H x 94” W x 30”D. There are 7 display cases.

Rules for Entry (truncated)
1. Deadline for submission: Received by Monday, February 20, 2012. You can submit up to four works in the form of digitals. No entry fee.
2. Please submit jpegs on a CD. Each image should be no larger than 1MB.
3. You may include up to 3 details of each work. Each artist must include a brief artist statement and resume.
4. Return the completed entry form with your digital submission and include a S.A.S.E ONLY if you wish to have your disc returned to you.
5. If you are unable to submit work in a digital format, please contact Art In City Hall for assistance.

Complete details available on website:

Download Prospectus & Entry Form:

Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy
116 City Hall
Philadelphia, PA 19107
phone: 215-686-9912

Art In City Hall presents exhibitions that showcase contemporary artwork by professional and emerging Philadelphia area visual artists. Encompassing a variety of mediums, techniques, and subjects, this municipal program is committed to presenting a diversity of ideas and artistic explorations. The program strives to link visual artists with the larger community by providing the public with a greater knowledge and appreciation of their artistic achievements.

Art In City Hall is part of the City of Philadelphia’s Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy. The Fund for Philadelphia, Inc. a 501c (3) non-profit provides administrative management services.