Sunday, September 12, 2010

Call for artists!!!

"Violence and Glitter"
Curated by Sarah Rado
Indoor Rooftop Studios-
1712 N 2nd St, Philadelphia PA 19122
...SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Monday, October 18,2010
Artwork dropoff date: TBD
Event Opening Date:Thursday November 11, 2010, 8pm

Art can be the most powerful when it displays a strong degree of polar or seemingly contrary forces within the work. This show will place a strong emphasis on pieces that display anger or pain, coupled with a certain amount of beauty. The actual use of "Violence" and "Glitter" in the artwork submitted is highly recommended, but is also open to individual interpretation.

Submission Guidelines:
Show is open to all mediums, including performance/live art. Please submit quality digital images (less than 5mb per email, to ensure electronic delivery) to along with a $10 submission fee for up to 4 pieces and $15 for 5 or more, via paypal, check, or money order. You may also mail work on a cd or dvd. Please include your paypal payment receipt #, or your check or money order info in the submission email. For paypal, send to . For personal checks or money orders, or cd/dvd/other entries, submit or drop off in person to:
Sarah Rado
Liberties Parcel
800 N 2nd St, Philadelphia PA 19123

If your work is 3d please be prepared to provide a pedestal for your piece if necessary. For performance art submissions please submit a proposal (1 page or less) including the amount of space necessary. Please distinguish whether it is timed or durational, as well as any pertinent photos. All submissions must include an artists statement attached as a word document. Additionally, you may include a CV/artist resume.
All submission pieces must include: Name, medium, size, year
All 2d art must be ready to hang.
Please include your contact info: Name, phone, email, address.

Submission deadline is Monday, October 18,2010.

Everyone is encouraged to submit, and please pass along to anyone you think may be interested!

About the space:
Indoor Rooftop Studios, an alternative space, is a large artist's warehouse in Kensington, Philadelphia. We have several artist studio spaces for rent for around $200 a month, and we also have a very large main room to display artwork and host events. if you are interested in a studio rental or band rehearsal space, please email Lindsay Kovnat at