Monday, March 22, 2010

Artists Discuss Building by the Book

If you missed the opening reception for Building by the Book: Book Artists Respond to Architecture & Design on March 5, we welcome you to join us for Philadelphia Center for the Book's next Members & Friends Meeting to hear some of the artists talk about their work and view the exhibit.

Wednesday, April 7, 2010
6:00 to 8:00 pm
The Athenæum of Philadelphia
219 South 6th Street

To view more images click here.
[photo credit: Bruce Laverty]

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Free Lecture at the 11th Robert F. Looney Memorial Event

Friday, March 19, 2010 at 6:00PM
Central Library
1901 Vine Street, 19103

6:00 p.m. FREE Lecture Prints and Printmaking in the 21st Century
Timothy Rub, The George D. Widener Director and Chief Executive Officer, The Philadelphia Museum of Art

For additional information on the Exhibition and Reception contact the Print and Picture Collection between the hours of 9-5, Monday through Friday, at 215-686-5405 or the Art Department during evening and Saturday hours at 215-686-5403.

Cat's out of the Bag

First-year students in the MFA Book Arts/Printmaking Program at the University of the Arts present a varied exhibition of works in progress, including book arts, printmaking, works on paper, photography, video and installation.

Artists include Turner Hilliker, Daniel Corrigan, Laura Beyer, Becky Davies, Jody Arthur, Yuka Petz, Sean Dyroff and Jamie Schilling.

Where: GALLERY 224 (Anderson Hall)
333 S. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA
Opening reception: March 19, 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Thru March 27

Sunday, March 7, 2010

The Paper Show: Exploring the Possibilities of Paper--Call for Entry

Beyond the traditional use as a two-dimensional surface-this is a call for paper as art.

Manipulated, cut, pasted, altered, formed, poured, folded, or otherwise used in unique creation.

Paper must be central to the theme or material of the artwork for consideration in the show.

Entry Deadline: March 22, 2010
Exhibition Dates: April 2 - May 15, 2010
Opening Reception: April 2, 2010

This is an juried exhibition open to all artists.

Each artist can submit up to three pieces with a $10 entry fee per artist for accepted work only. Only one of the three submitted works may be chosen for the show depending on space.

Please submit the following information before or on March 22, 2010 via email at:

or via snail mail at:
Liberty Arts Yreka
PO Box 930
Yreka CA, 96094

To Submit Your Work please include:

1. Contact information: name, phone, email address, and website if applicable

2. Title, dimensions, materials of artwork

3. A digital image in jpeg format of your artwork (jpg file no bigger than 300kb)

If you are unable to email an image please make other arrangements for the curators to review your work by calling the gallery at 530-842-0222 right away

4. Price of the artwork if it is for sale

5. All wall pieces must arrive ready to be hung/installed

Drop Off:

1. You will receive a confirmation email with further instructions reminding you when to bring your work.

2. All work must be delivered to Liberty Arts Gallery on: TBA

For further information please call
Liberty Arts
Gallery hours: Wednesday-Saturday 10-5