Solo Exhibition Submission

Sweetwater invites emerging and established artists who reside within 200 miles of Pittsburgh, PA to submit artwork for an opportunity to have a 5-week solo exhibition at Sweetwater. Open to artist working in all 2D and 3D media, film/video not accepted. Submit 10 images of artwork created within the last 3 years, an artist statement, image list and CV.

Selected artist will receive a $200 stipend and will be asked to present an artist talk during the duration of the exhibition at Sweetwater. Sweetwater will host an opening reception and will create postcards for the exhibition.

Entry Deadline: May 1, 2019
Artist Notification: May 12
Exhibition Dates: August 3 – September 7, 2019
Must be 18 years of age or older
Submission Fee: $30

To submit:
Complete the form below & upload a resume (PDF), an image list (PDF), an artist statement (PDF) and 10 images of your work (JPEG)

Please name your images as your last name_number of entry_title of work. Example: (Krasner_1_Seated Nude.jpg, Krasner_2_Night Creatures.jpg, etc.)

On your image list include your name, entry number, title of work, media, size of work, and price.

You will be redirected to paypal for payment after you click submit.


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