Call for Artists: Horror Business

Mt. Airy Art Garage is having a Call for Artists

October 15 – November 14, 2021

Application Deadline: Friday, September 17, 11:59 PM

The Mt. Airy Art Garage (MAAG) invites all artists to submit their art for “Horror Business”, happening from October 15 – November 14, 2021, at the MAAG Gallery located at 7054 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19119.

Horror Business is an art show relishing macabre and horror-themed artwork. We’re looking for artists to submit artwork that displays their viewpoints of some of the darker sides of life. From a Lovecraftian horror lurking deep in the depths of the ocean or the mind, a Memento-Mori of the passing of life, demons and monsters brought to life, to a light-hearted take on Frankenstein and Dracula, we want to see your creations.

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, September 17, 11:59 PM 
  • Notification of Acceptance: Wednesday, September 22
  • Delivery Dates: October 8 – 10 at Mt. Airy Art Garage, 7054 Germantown Ave.
  • Artist Pick-Up: November 17 – 18 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.

CALL FOR ARTISTS: The Art of Photography

The Art of Photography

September 10 – October 3, 2021

The Mt. Airy Art Garage (MAAG) invites all artists to submit their art for “The Art of Photography”, happening from September 10 – October 3, 2021, at the MAAG Gallery located at 7054 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19119.

Ever since the mid-1800’s, photography has garnered the attention and captivated the imagination of the world. For the first time in human history, actual images of people, places, and more could be replicated with 100% accuracy. This led to countless artists taking up the medium, showing us the world in new and fascinating ways, through their respective lenses. With The Art of Photography, we invite photographers of all stripes to submit their artwork to be displayed in the MAAG Gallery. Any and all subject matter will be considered.

We encourage artists to submit up to two (2) pieces of photography to be on display and for sale in this upcoming exhibit. All work must be framed and ready to hang.

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, August 20, 11:59 PM
  • Notification of Acceptance: Wednesday, August 25
  • Delivery Dates: September 8 – 9 at Mt. Airy Art Garage, 7054 Germantown Ave.
  • Artist Pick-Up: October 6 – 7 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.

 

Call For Artists: MAAG Rocks Art! 2021

MAAG ROCKS ART!

An Arts Festival in Mt. Airy

Saturday, September 18, 2021 11 AM – 5 PM

The Mt. Airy Art Garage (MAAG) is holding an open call for artists to submit to “MAAG Rocks Art!”, a one-day Arts Festival in Mt. Airy on Germantown Avenue between Mt. Pleasant Avenue and Sedgwick Street on Saturday, September 18, 2021 (Rain Date: Sunday, September 19).

MAAG is excited to celebrate the community coming back together after a year of isolation! We’re breaking out of our homes and returning with a large celebration of the arts. This is an opportunity for creative, emerging, and seasoned artists to exhibit and sell their work in downtown Mt. Airy. All artistic mediums will be considered. This event will be free to the public and feature artists and crafters, food vendors, and live music. Artists will get a 10’ x 10’ outdoor space along Germantown Avenue to display their work.

Artists are encouraged to submit their work for this opportunity! Booths will be $50 for MAAG members and $75 for non-members, which includes a $10 non-refundable Jurying Fee. Please note there will be no electricity provided for this event and artists may not sell, or give away, any food items.

Submissions:

To apply, fill out the form below with the following (All items can be sent via snail mail as well):

  • MAAG’s Submission Form (or the online application)
  • Up to 3 JPGs images (300 dpi) of the type of work you plan to sell. Be advised that submitted images may be used by MAAG for advertising and marketing if the work is accepted.
  • Entry Fee ($50/members, $75/non-members) which can be sent via PayPal
  • Artist Bio – A one-paragraph description about the artist

All emails should have the subject line: “MAAG Rocks Art Submission – [Artists Name]”.

 

Of note: All items can be e-mailed to images.maag@gmail.com or mailed directly to MAAG as well.

Click Here for a Printable Submission Form

Due Dates:

Application Deadline: Sunday, July 31st, 11:59 PM (Notification of Acceptance: Wednesday, Aug. 4)

Arts Festival: Saturday, September 18, 11 AM –5 PM. Delivery/Setup is 9–11 AM, take down is 5–7 PM

All artists are encouraged to promote their work in this show and postcards, digital flyer, and promotional links will be available for distribution.

MAAG assumes no liability for any damage that may occur during the festival.

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.

Call for Artists – Fresh Start

Mt. Airy Art Garage is having a Call for Artists

April 16 – June 11, 2021

Application Deadline: Friday, April 2, 11:59 PM

The Mt. Airy Art Garage (MAAG) invites its member artists to submit their art for “Fresh Start,” happening from April 16 – June 11, 2021, at the new home of MAAG, 7054 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19119.

What do the words fresh start mean to you? They can stand for spring, a renewal, a beginning, and a breath of fresh air. The world is opening up to us again. The sun is shining and the flowers are blooming. To us at MAAG, a fresh start means our new home, which is full of possibilities.

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, which can be sent via PayPal
  • Artist Bio/Statement describing the work submitted and a paragraph about the artist

Due Dates:

  • Application Deadline:  Friday, April 2, 11:59 PM
  • Notification of Acceptance: Wednesday, April 7
  • Delivery Dates: April 9 – 11 at Mt. Airy Art Garage, 7054 Germantown Ave.
  • Artist Pick-Up: June 12 – 13 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.

Call for Artists – Love: An Art Exhibit

LOVE: An Art Exhibition Ad

Mt. Airy Art Garage is having a Call for Artists

February 14 – March 8, 2021

Application Deadline: Wednesday, February 3, 11:59 PM

The Mt. Airy Art Garage (MAAG) invites its member artists to submit their art for “Love: An Art Exhibit,” happening from February 14 – March 26, 2021 at the new home of MAAG, 7054 Germantown Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19119.

What does Love mean to you? With everything we’ve seen in the past year, love is more important than ever. We’re asking our members to think about what love means to them. Love for others, yourself, family, your community, nature, the possibilities are endless! All we ask is that you show us your love, because sometimes love is all you need.

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

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, which can be sent via PayPal
  • Artist Bio/Statement describing the work submitted and a paragraph about the artist

Due Dates:

  • Application Deadline: Wednesday, February 3, 11:59 PM  (Notification of Acceptance: Friday, February 5)
  • Artist Pick-Up: March 27 – 28 at Mt. Airy Art Garage, 7054 Germantown Ave
  • Delivery Dates: February 5 – February 10 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.

 

Photo by Dương Trần Quốc on Unsplash

[CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS] Call for Artists – PLAYS WITH FRIENDS

The first pilot episode of PLAYS WITH FRIENDS – Best of the Bard was produced on May 17th.. Toi Storr won her place in the June 24th final  with a classy delivery of “what will these armpits ne’er be clean?” speech by Lady Macbeth, and wearing her crown from Chuck-e-Cheese.

We invite artists to submit their work, inspired by Lady Macbeth and this scene (Click Here) from the “Scottish Play” – i.e. the Shakespeare play that cannot be named and begins with an “M”!

Please submit your work (jpg or png file) to images.maag@gmail.com no later than 11:59 PM on Sunday, June 21st to be included in an online showcase of art work.

Call For Artists: Art in the Time of Coronavirus

We are looking for original artwork from our member artists who continue to create during this time of social distancing. In times like these, it is vital that people continue to find comfort and purpose through their creative outlets. What have you been making while at home or in your studio since the pandemic began? MAAG would love to share your work digitally with our community. We are accepting artwork from all visual media, from fine arts to crafts.

Submission Guidelines:

MAAG members can email a photo of their creation along with a brief statement about the piece (no more than 140 characters) as an attachment to images.maag@gmail.com and it will be uploaded to the MAAG Virtual Art Gallery and to our Facebook and other social media channels. If you have an artist page on Facebook and/or Instagram, please include your handle so we can tag you when your work is posted.

Please include in your subject line: Art in the Time of Coronavirus, your name, and the name of your piece

Not a member yet? Join here!

[CANCELLED DUE TO CORONAVIRUS] Open Call for Artists: Our Battles

The Mt. Airy Art Garage (MAAG) is holding an open call for artists to submit for “Our Battles,” happening from April 10 – May 3, 2020 at the Suzanne Roberts Theatre at 480 S. Broad St., Philadelphia, PA., 19146.

Our Battles is the final of three exhibits MAAG will mount at The Philadelphia Theatre Company this season in conjunction with their production of The Wolves. What does it mean to be a teenager? For this exhibit, we’re encouraging our artists to describe and show one of the most transformational periods of their lives. What were the internal or external battles you waged? We encourage artists to submit up to two (2) pieces of work to be on display and for sale in this upcoming exhibit.

The Wolves by Sarah DeLappe is the story of nine young women from a competitive high school soccer team as they push and train for games while also navigating the trials and tribulations of their fast-changing lives. From Harry Potter to the Khmer Rouge, from ambition to abortion, The Wolves is about life, love, and loss on and off the Astroturf.

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
  • Entry Fee ($20/members, $25/non-members per image), which can be sent via PayPal
  • Artist Bio/Statement describing the work submitted and a paragraph about the artist

Due Dates:

  • Application Deadline: Sunday, March 22, 11:59 PM (Notification of Acceptance: Monday, March 23)
  • Delivery Dates: April 1 – 4 at Mt. Airy Art Garage, 6622 Germantown Avenue
  • Artist Pick-Up: May 13 – 16 at Mt. Airy Art Garage, 6622 Germantown Avenue

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.

Call for Artists: International Women’s Day 2020

The Mt. Airy Art Garage (MAAG) is holding an open call for women members to submit for our event celebrating “International Women’s Day,” happening March 8th at our new space, 7054 Germantown Ave. Philadelphia, PA.

International Women’s Day …

The theme for this exhibit is Art + Politics. Submitting artists should address: being a woman artist today, what does inclusion look like to you?, human rights, how politics affects art. This is not a juried show, all pieces will be displayed.

The Mt. Airy Art Garage invites submissions for a member exhibit to celebrate International Women’s Day (IWD). IWD holds space to welcome the voices of those who have been marginalized and oppressed by the gender binary’s rigidly defined category of “woman”. We see this category as more fluid and open than in the past. We invite submissions of artwork that explores the artist’s personal experience of identifying with the many aspects of femaleness or femininity in their lives.

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
  • 1 JPG image (300 dpi) of your work. Be advised that submitted images may be used by MAAG for advertising and marketing if the work is accepted
  • Entry Fee ($20/members), which can be sent via PayPal
  • Artist Bio/Statement describing the work submitted and a paragraph about the artist

Due Dates:

  • Application Deadline: Tuesday, February 25, 11:59 PM
  • Delivery Dates: March 3 – March 4 at Mt. Airy Art Garage , 7054 Germantown Avenue
  • Artist Pick-Up: March 14 – 15 at Mt. Airy Art Garage, 6622 Germantown Avenue

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.