May 3rd-24th

DVVA's May exhibit Crossing Boundaries, features the work of 3 immigrant artists who live in Philadelphia, several of them in South Philadelphia in conjunction with an international open call Postcard exhibition. 

Artists: Elke Muller, Lilliana S. Didovic, Rinal Parikh

International Postcard exhibit- People from around the world are sending us 250 postcards on the theme. One of each postcard will be exhibited on the wall. We invite the public to come and create a collection of postcards- this is free.

Opening Reception: May 3rd 6-8 pm



Hani White


Panel discussion: Issues for Immigration Today 

May 10, 7- 8:30 PM

Panel members: Led by Hani White, Governor's Advisory Commission on Asian Pacific American Affairs

Jason Hernandez, Esq., Asylee Outreach Project Director, HIAS Pennsylvania. Aisha Zia Khan, Executive Director & President, Twelve Gates Arts. Alberto Pagán-Ramírez, founder, Instituto Puertorriqueño de Música. Sinta Penyami, founder, Moderno Dance Company. 

Free and open to the public



Third Thursday Salon : Get Noticed! Crafting Successful Applications
Presented by Aime Potsic, Executive Director & Chief Curator, Main Line Art Center

Join us on May 18th, 7-9pm

Amie Potsic is an established photographer and installation artist and serves as the Executive Director & Chief Curator of Main Line Art Center in Haverford, PA and Chair of the Art In City Hall Artistic Advisory Board to the Office of Arts and Culture of the City of Philadelphia. She received her MFA in Photography from the San Francisco Art Institute and BA's in Photojournalism and English Literature from Indiana University. She also studied at the University of The Arts in Philadelphia and the Corcoran School of Art in Washington DC, where she taught and coordinated photography programs for Shooting Back. She has held faculty appointments at the University of California at Berkeley, Ohlone College, and the San Francisco Art Institute. And, she has been a guest lecturer at The International Center of Photography, The University of the Arts, and the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts. Potsic has exhibited her own artwork internationally with 13 solo exhibitions and over 85 group exhibitions. In 2015, she won Best in Show for her work on view at the Delaware Contemporary through in New Eyes: Experimental Photography Today. Curatorial projects include exhibitions for the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts, Philagrafika 2010, Moore College of Art & Design, Main Line Art Center, and The Philadelphia Museum of Art.

Learn techniques and practical tactics for crafting winning applications for exhibitions, awards, and artist opportunities. From image preparation and curating the submission of your own work, to anticipating the psychology of reviewers and researching the field, developing a strong approach to presenting your work in digital applications is a skill that requires finesse. Knowing how to put your best foot forward is the first step towards getting noticed and succeeding in the world of artist applications.


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Open Gallery Hours: Wednesday 6-8pm, Saturday & Sunday 1-5pm