Call for Artists – Black Art Matters

Mt. Airy Art Garage is having a Call for Artists

June 19 – August 29, 2021

Application Deadline: Friday, May 28, 11:59 PM

The Mt. Airy Art Garage (MAAG) invites all artists to submit their art for “Black Art Matters,” happening from June 19 – August 29, 2021, at the new home of MAAG, 7054 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19119.

MAAG constantly strives to provide a venue that supports our diverse membership. This extends from race and identity to all the forms of art our members create. For our summer gallery show MAAG is announcing the Black Art Matters exhibit, to honor the Black Lives Matter movement and the significance Juneteenth plays in our collective histories. This is a gallery exhibit to celebrate the Black experience: positive or painful, the struggles and triumphs, beautiful or brutally heart-wrenching. 

We encourage artists to submit up to two (2) pieces of work to be on display and for sale in this upcoming exhibit. All mediums are welcome for consideration.

Submission forms can be downloaded by clicking here. (PDF)

Submissions:

To apply, send images.maag@gmail.com the following (All items can be sent via snail mail as well):

  • MAAG’s Submission Form
  • Up to 2 JPG images (300 dpi) of your work. Be advised that submitted images may be used by MAAG for advertising and marketing if the work is accepted
  • $20 Fee per entry, $25 for Non-MAAG Members, which can be sent via PayPal.
  • Artist Bio/Statement describing the work submitted and a paragraph about the artist

Due Dates:

  • Application Deadline:  Friday, May 28, 11:59 PM 
  • Notification of Acceptance: Wednesday, June 2
  • Delivery Dates: June 16 – 17 at Mt. Airy Art Garage, 7054 Germantown Ave.
  • Artist Pick-Up: September 8 – 9 at Mt. Airy Art Garage, 7054 Germantown Ave.

MAAG assumes no liability for any damage that may occur during the exhibit and is not responsible for any artwork left past the pickup date.

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