Call for Artists


Summer Solo Exhibition

Submission Deadline: June 1, 2017


Artist notification: June 12


Exhibition dates: August 12 – September 9, 2017


Sweetwater invites emerging and established artists who reside within 200 miles of Pittsburgh, PA to submit artwork for an opportunity to have a 4 week solo exhibition at Sweetwater. Open to artist working in all media. Submit 10 images of artwork created with in the last 3 years, an artist statement and CV.


Sweetwater hosts opening reception and creates postcards for the exhibition.

Submission fee: $30




To Submit:


1. Email your submission to awatrous@sweetwaterartcenter.org with "Summer Solo Show Submission" in the subject line.


2. Include in the body of your email: Name, Address, Phone number, Email address, and where you heard about the exhibition call for artists.


3. Attach to the email an artist statement, CV, and a word document listing your 10 artworks with title, media, size, price, and year created.


4. Attach to the email: 10 jpeg images. Do not send the images in the body of the email, please send as attachments. Each image should be no more than 1 MB. Name the images as follows: Your initials, submission number, title of work. examples: AW.1.Campbells Soup Cans.jpg; AW.2.Triple Elvis.jpg


5. Pay $30 submission fee via paypal here.


































Sweetwater Gallery Policies: Sweetwater retains 40% of gallery sales; We have a height limitation of 7.5 feet on 2D work; The artist is responsible for transport/shipment of artwork; All submission fees are non-refundable; We do not have size specifications on images you send for submission, please be reasonable! We want to see them, but not have them break the inbox; PLEASE follow instructions for submission carefully, we retain the right to not consider your work if instructions are not followed.