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Skinny Park Juice, Lancaster, PA

Looking for paintings, collage or photography for a bright and cheery setting! Unfortunately cannot accommodate sculptures or any art that must hang from the ceiling -wall space only.

Would like to have an artist for May-June. Please submit photos or website information.

Submission Deadline: 12 PM on April 25, 2014

Carol Campbell
443 North Mulberry Street

Abstractions on Resource Extraction
Gallery360 at Tellus360, Lancaster, PA

Donate your eco-friendly, anti-fracking artwork to support a good cause! On Saturday, April 26th, the local band The Outhouse will be playing a show to raise money for the Shalefield Organizing Comittee (SOC). As part of this event Tellus360 will be hosting a silent art auction.

Artwork donated should discuss, or be based on the ecological and human impacts of natural resource extraction. Or, it could be work made with eco-friendly materials that supports clean water supply and the anti-fracking movement. All mediums are welcome. Bidding begins at $30. Please donate work accordingly. Unframed works on paper are acceptable. Artists who donate work to the show will be thanked greatly by SOC , and receive admission to the show, a digital download of the Outhouse album “Thunder,” as well as a download of their newly recorded single “Riverdale/Grab The Gavel.” To receive a form for submitting your work, please contact Quinn at She will provide you with more detailed information about the auction. Money raised will go to two causes: The Listening Project (Sullivan County) and Rock Springs pipeline prevention (Lancaster County).

Submission Deadline: 12 AM on April 26, 2014

24 East King Street
Lancaster, PA 17602

5 Minute Film Festival
Lancaster County Community Foundation, Lancaster, PA

Lancaster County is an extraordinary community. We’re a community of artisans and entrepreneurs, open spaces and vibrant cities, fresh, local food and a blend of cultures, a mix of tradition and innovation.

We want to see a portrait of our diverse and extraordinary community through your eyes. Show us (in 5 minutes or less!) a creative or inspiring story about the place we call home, and the people that are changing our community for the better.

For more details, visit

Submission Deadline: 11:59 PM on May 1, 2014

Diana Martin

Juneteenth: A Night of Urban Arts
Crispus Attucks Community Center, Lancaster, PA

Juneteenth commemorates the ending of slavery in the United States. We are celebrating this event with a showcase of urban arts. We are seeking artists of all ages, genders and ethnicities to showcase their talents on this honorable day.

Artists include but are not limited to: spoken word artists, dancers, photographers, lyricists, painters etc. Please send 2-3 pieces of your work to Evita Colon's email address.

Submission Deadline: 4 PM on May 10, 2014

Evita Colon
407 Howard Ave, Lancaster, PA 17602

Call for Entries: National Small Works 2014
Washington Printmakers Gallery, Silver Spring, MD

This exhibition is open to any artist 18 years of age or older residing in the continental United States. Submitted prints must be no larger than 170 square inches (image) and no wider than 18 inches (frame). Juried by Jack Rasmussen, Director and Curator, American University Museum at the Katzen.

Visit our website or download the prospectus for full details.

Submission Deadline: May 31, 2014

Damon Arhos

2015 Call for Proposals - Site-Specific Art Installations
Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site, Philadelphia, PA

Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site is currently accepting proposals for its 2015 season of site-specific artist installations. Maximum funding is $7,500 per project. The deadline for proposals is June 18, 2014. For more information, visit

Submission Deadline: 4 PM on June 18, 2015 

Sean Kelley
(215) 236-5111

Representing Others/Representing Ourselves
Society for Photographic Education's 2014 Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference, Lancaster, PA

Society for Photographic Education's 2014 Mid-Atlantic Regional Conference will be held November 7-8 at the Marriott Hotel at Penn Square in historic Lancaster, Pennsylvania. This year's theme, Representing Others/Representing Ourselves, looks to investigate the diverse mstrategies photographers use to picture others, as well as his or her self.

Beginning in the 19th century, photographers changed our perception of self and other by creating "portraits for the masses". These images gave average people a realistic likeness, provided a window on the past and exposed them to the faces of distant cultures. Beginning with Julia Margaret Cameron and Oscar Gustave Rejlander, photographers have expanded the concept of the portrait as realistic memento to include allegory, metaphor and symbol. Contemporary image-makers continue to expand this tradition.

Photographers, curators, educators and students are encouraged to submit proposals regarding this theme or others. Panel discussions, individual proposals and image-maker presentations centered on current work or research are welcome. There will be six one-hour sessions. Please email proposals in PDF format to

Submission Deadline: July 1, 2014


Monthly Art Show Wall Space
D & J Scott Galleries, Lancaster, PA

$30/month, space is 4'x 8 1/2' for 2D artwork only.

No deadline - ongoing

Jeri Scott
323 N. Queen Street
(717) 397-5360

Exhibit in the City Hall Gallery
City Hall Annex, Lancaster, PA

Local artists interested in exhibiting in the City Hall Gallery can email the following items: a biography, artist statement, and digital images of proposed art to Public Art Manager, Tracy Beyl at Artists are selected by a subcommittee of the Public Art Advisory Board, comprised of art professionals. Exhibits rotate every two months. Featured artists and the Public Art Manager or Public Art Advisory Board members will host openings.

Artists are responsible for assisting with installing and uninstalling exhibition, hosting First Friday reception, and helping to promote the show through social media. The City will assist with distributing a press release, installing and uninstalling the exhibition, promoting the exhibit through social media, posting exhibition on LancasterArts Calendar of Events and insuring art while on the premises. All artwork is for sale and the City does not take a commission.

No deadline - ongoing

Tracy Beyl