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MAAG Rocks Art! 2021

The Mt. Airy Art Garage (MAAG) is holding 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.

September 18, 2021 11 AM – 5 PM

 

Artists Exhibiting:

  • Stephen Adams
  • Rachelle Aquilla
  • Leslie Boyd
  • Gwendolyn Bundy
  • Carmen Butler
  • Gloria Davis
  • Mikel Elam
  • W.Devaul Emmett
  • Emily Gannon
  • David Gerbstadt
  • Ted Harris
  • Talina Hollis
  • Maisha Jackson
  • Ruth Joray
  • Rebecca Jordan
  • Race Kuhn
  • Matt Lavelle
  • Donald Leong
  • Itzik Lorant
  • Michelle Foster Lucas
  • Robyn Medlock
  • Monna Morton
  • Arleen Olshan
  • Anthony Orlando
  • Molly Rose Post Jewelry
  • Paula Rosenwinkel
  • Roberto Rashid
  • Jacqueline Saaba
  • Lynn Seeney
  • Jennifer Scott
  • Marsha Sickles
  • Craig Silver
  • Patricia C. Smith
  • Susan Smith
  • Aliya Solomon
  • Melinda Szczepanski
  • Nicole Toizer
  • Larry West
  • Julie Woodard
  • Lori Zett

Special thanks to our sponsors, including the Edna W. Andrade Fund of the Philadelphia Foundation, our Silver Level Sponsors Weichert McCarthy Real Estate and The Mt. Airy / Chestnut Hill Local, and thanks to our Bronze Level sponsors Elfant Pontz Properties, Electrical Wizardry,  Philadelphia Federal Credit Union (PFCU), Community Acupuncture of Mt. Airy (CAMA), and Councilmember-at-Large Derek Green.

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.

MAAG Rocks Art! 2019

The Mt. Airy Art Garage (MAAG) will be continuing our 10th Anniversary with “MAAG Rocks Art!”, a one-day Arts Festival in Mt. Airy on Germantown Avenue between Mt. Pleasant and Sedgwick Avenues on Saturday, September 14, 2019 (rain date: Sunday, September 15). This is an opportunity for the diverse community of creative emerging and seasoned artists to exhibit and sell their work in downtown Mt. Airy. This event will be free to the public and feature food vendors, live music, and tours of our new space once an hour on the hour.

We’re proud to announce the following artists who will be participating this year:

Denise Benrahou
Pillow and Tutu’s
 
Sheila & Deborah Brown
Jewelry
 
Jewelry
 
 
Handbags
 
Fine Art
 
Auriel Glanville
Geek Accessories
 
Nate Hirschbock
Ceramics
 
 
Itzik Lorant
Lamps
 
 
Belts and Handbags
 
Collage
 
Elizabeth Ralston
Painting
 
Roberto Rashid
Scarves
 
Ceramic Sculptures
 
Ceramics
 
Photographer
 
Illustration
 

Musicians

  • Luke Cleary – 11:15 AM – 11:45 AM
  • Leslie Hamilton – 12 PM – 12:30 PM
  • Ian Wolf – 12:45 PM – 1:15 PM
  • Barry Dwier –  1:30 PM – 2 PM
  • Charles Nolan –  2:10 PM – 2:40 PM
  • The Megs –  3 PM – 5 PM

Food Vendors

  • Pop-Pop’s
  • Phillip’s Tasty Hot Dogs
  • What’s on the Grill
  • Malelani Cafe

Community Partners and Groups

  • Weichert Realtors
  • Mt. Airy Playground
  • Voter Registration Table
  • Mt. Airy CDC