Tuesday, September 08, 2009

Call For Artists : Irma Freeman Center For Imagination Grand Opening Exhibit

No doubt, you may have noticed the mirror mosaic covered storefront in Garfield. It's a new art and community center! And it opens with an open call show of Salvage art.

This is sort of a heads up since if you live in the Pittsburgh area, you will be able to drop off your work on October 3rd 11-3pm.

Call for Salvation Artists:

Invitation for All Media: 2-D, 3-D, Audio, Visual, Installation & Performance Art

for the Grand Gala Opening of

the Irma Freeman Center for Imagination

on Friday October 9th, 2009 from 6 – 10 pm

We will have food, music and merry making! We want to celebrate this grand show inviting Pittsburgh and National Artists who use or reuse, recycle or save things from the gutter. This theme will be loosely interpreted, and may be conceptual. All work should be first time exhibited in the Pittsburgh area, and accompanied with a short statement about the work and the artist. Best in show will be awarded.

Please submit your work to the front or back alley of the Irma Freeman Center for Imagination, 5006 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15224. Mail-ins should have a deadline postmark of September 21st. Drop off date is October 3rd from 11 am – 3 pm. All work must be ready to hang or be free standing. Every type of media will be considered. For more information call 412-418-6208. You may download an entry form for at www.irmafreeman.org under “exhibition”. There is a maximum of 3 pieces per artist, and an entry fee of $10 dollars per piece.

This show is not just for Pittsburgh artists. If you can get your work there and follow the rules you can be in the show, no matter where you live.

Application forms and more info here.

1 comment:

Sheila Ali said...

Friday November 6th 7 - 10 pm. Brass Chariot, Lover 29 and Chance Wayne at The Irma Freeman Center for Imagination, 5006 Penn Avem, Pgh, Also featuring "The Art of Salvation and the Visionary Art of Irma Freeman" exhibition.
We will also serve food and drinks (for those who are over 21)