DVAA OPEN CALLS

DVAA annually offers at least 3 members-only exhibitions, DVAA open calls, and juried calls open to the public. 
DVAA Members receive a discount on fees and access to multiple member-only exhibition opportunities. 

Please click on the black submit buttons below for more details and to submit: 

See below for the following opportunities:
- Open Call for DVAA’s 5th annual “Open Lens” juried photography exhibition Due Jan. 27th
- Open Call for DVAA’s 2nd annual “Works on Paper” exhibition Due Feb. 28th



OPEN LENS V, juried open call

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT: JANUARY 27TH, 11:59PM

Open Call to all DVAA Members and the Public

Open Call to all DVAA Members and the Public

Deadline to Submit: Jan. 27, midnight

Open Lens V is the fifth installment of Da Vinci Art Alliance's annual photo arts juried competition.
The resulting exhibition will be a survey of the current state of contemporary photography and photo arts. As such, this competition is open to all photographic mediums, exploring any subject matter.

Open Lens V is open to both DVAA members and non-members.

About the Juror: Lori Waselchuk is a Philadelphia-based photographer, videographer, and multidisciplinary artist. Through photography, video, and multimedia, Waselchuk tells stories that connect and engage communities. As a freelance photojournalist, Waselchuk's photographs have appeared in magazines and newspapers worldwide, including Newsweek, LIFE, The New York Times, and The Los Angeles Times. She has done photography work with several international aid organizations including CARE, the UN World Food Program, Médecins Sans Frontières, and the Vaccine Fund. Currently Waselchuk is the Exhibitions and Programs Coordinator at the Philadelphia Photo Arts Center.

RULES FOR ENTRY: You may submit 2 artworks Artwork must be no larger than 36” x 36” x 36” (including frame) Label the back of your work with your name and title of artwork All artwork must be ready to display. Wall hanging pieces must be wired. If your work requires any additional apparatus to be shown, it must be provided.

Submission Fee: Members: $20
Non-Members: $30

TO SUBMIT: Simply click submit below.

PRIZES:
1st prize - $150 cash
2nd prize - 1 year Premium Membership ($125 value)
3rd prize - 1 year General Membership ($75 value)

EXHIBITION SCHEDULE
Submission Deadline: Jan. 27th
Artist Notification: Feb. 4th
Artwork Delivery: Feb. 10th, 11am-1pm & Feb. 13th, 6-8pm
Opening Reception: Feb. 17th, 1-5pm
Run Dates: Feb. 17th - March 10th
Artwork Pick Up: March 10th, 5-7pm & March 11th, 6-8pm

DVAA POLICY: DVAA is responsible for all press releases, listings, price lists, and gallery labels. Your participation is permission to include images of artwork in promotion. Artwork will be handled with great care, but DVAA is not responsible for loss or damage. Insurance is the responsibility of the artist. When the work is delivered the exhibitions director reserves the right to refuse works that are not ready to be shown because of improper framing, fragility, damage or low quality. DVAA members receive 80% commission on artwork and Non-Members receive 70% sold from the exhibition and as a result of contacts made through the DVAA. Payment to the artist will be sent within 30 days. All artwork must be retrieved during the designated Pick Up times above and cannot leave the gallery early. Artworks left unattended becomes property of the gallery and may be discarded due to very limited storage space. For any questions please contact jarrod@davinciartalliance.org.



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WORKS ON PAPER II, juried open call

DEADLINE TO SUBMIT: FEBRUARY 28TH, 11:59 PM

Open Call to all DVAA Members and the Public.

Open Call to all DVAA Members and the Public.
Works on Paper II, Juried by Rochelle Toner  - in Gallery 2 at DVAA

Submission deadline: February 28th, 2019 at 11:59pm

Da Vinci Art Alliance invites all artists working on or with paper to submit to DVAA's second Works on Paper competition juried by Rochelle Toner. While thematically open, this exhibition will feature the diverse and tactile nature of work with and on paper. 

Run dates: March 17th - April 7th, 2019 
Opening reception: March 17th, 2019 at 1pm 
Submission deadline: February 28th, 2019 
Artist notification: March 8th, 2019 

About the juror: Rockie Toner was born and raised in Des Moines, Iowa. She attended the University of Northern Iowa as an undergraduate and received her MFA from the University of Illinois. In 1972 Toner began teaching at Tyler School of Art/Temple University where she taught drawing and printmaking for thirty years. From 1976 to 1979 she taught in Tyler’s study abroad program in Rome Italy. The last thirteen years at Tyler, Toner served as Dean of the School. Toner retired from full time teaching and administrative work in 2002. Toner’s studio work has always been related to and inspired by her interest in and fascination by the forces of nature and an exploration of the dynamics of gender and sexuality. Her work has been exhibited widely and is held in numerous public and private collections. In 2010 she was honored by the Southern Graphics Council International as Printmaker Emeritus. This past fall, 2018, Toner had a one person survey of her work at the Philadelphia Print Center, including over 50 pieces in etching, drawing and collage.

RULES FOR ENTRY: You may submit 2 artworks Artwork must be no larger than 36” x 36” x 36” (including frame) Label the back of your work with your name and title of artwork. All artwork must be ready to display. Wall hanging pieces must be wired. If your work requires any additional apparatus to be shown, it must be provided.

SUBMISSION FEE:
DVAA Members: $20Non-Members: $35

PRIZES:
1st prize - $150 cash
2nd prize - 1 year Premium Membership ($125 value)
3rd prize - 1 year General Membership ($75 value)

DVAA POLICY: DVAA is responsible for all press releases, listings, price lists, and gallery labels. Your participation is permission to include images of artwork in promotion. Artwork will be handled with great care, but DVAA is not responsible for loss or damage. Insurance is the responsibility of the artist. When the work is delivered the Exhibitions Director reserves the right to refuse works that are not ready to be shown because of improper framing, fragility, damage or low quality. DVAA members receive 80% commission on artwork and Non-Members receive 70% sold from the exhibition and as a result of contacts made through the DVAA. Payment to the artist will be sent within 30 days. All artwork must be retrieved during the designated Pick Up Times above and cannot leave the gallery early. Artworks left unattended becomes property of the gallery and may be discarded due to very limited storage space. For any questions please contact jarrod@davinciartalliance.org.