Pittsburgh by Pittsburgh Artists Art Call

Posted on August 28, 2013

Deadline: September 14, 2013 2 – 5 pm

Pittsburgh Artists (who live here, moved away, are solo, in collaboration, are collectors or caretakers of living or deceased artists’ work) are invited to submit work to this exhibition!

PITTSBURGH BY PITTSBURGH ARTISTS will take place at the IF Center 5006 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15224. We are accepting work on September 14th from 2 – 5 PM.

Send proposals to sheiladali@irmafreeman.org. This work will be juried into a group exhibition. Although there is no guarantee submitted work will be exhibited, professional as well as emerging and “outsider” artists are encouraged to enter.


  • Please submit a hard copy form with your entry as well as a email digital copy to sheiladali@irmafreeman.org
  • Each Artist/Group limited to 3 pieces, $15 per entry (unless otherwise arranged).
  • Please include title, media, a biography and statement or story about how your artwork relates to Pittsburgh. (DO NOT include a resume; please put all statements and biographies into paragraph form).
  • All written material should fit on a 8 ½ x 11” sheet of paper with Cambria 14 pt. font and a 1″ margin.
  • Digital files should be no more than 2 megapixels each via email.
  • All media accepted including: photography, painting, printing, drawing, sculpture, site-specific installation, sound, slides/proections, film (must be on a looping DVD), performance, music, fabric arts, as well as found objects and relics.
  • ALSO, works should not have been widely seen in the city of Pittsburgh.

Don’t miss this awesome Pittsburgh exhibition, highlighting the diversity of Pittsburgh’s culture, history and neighborhoods!


Drop off Saturday DEADLINE: September 14th 2-5 pm
Postmark/Mail in DEADLINE: September 4th 2013
OPENING RECEPTION Friday: October 4th 7-10 pm
CLOSING RECEPTION Friday: November 1st 7-10 pm
ART PICK-UP Saturday: November 2ND 2-5 pm

Questions? Please contact the curator, Sheila Ali

If mailing art please include return postage. If you cannot make the deadline contact us to see if we can arrange another drop off time. Also find us on facebook or on the web @www.irmafreeman.org

PITTSBURGH MUSICIANS interested in performing contact via email.

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