PF/PCA Call for Artists - 2014

July 12

CALL FOR ARTISTS – Solo and Collaborative Exhibitions 2014.

Adam Welch, Curator
412.361.0873 x309


Submission Deadline: Proposals must be post marked or submitted electronically by July 12, 2013.

Exhibition Opportunities:
Pittsburgh Filmmakers/Pittsburgh Center for the Arts (PF/PCA) is accepting applications from artists living within a 150-mile radius of Pittsburgh for solo and collaborative exhibitions during the 2014 calendar year. This opportunity is open to artists working in any visual discipline including 2D, 3D, installation, and time based work.

Exhibition Calendar:
Solo and collaborative exhibitions at PCA will be scheduled for February 7 – April 20, 2014. Solo and collaborative exhibitions at PF will be scheduled throughout the calendar year. Upon acceptance, the curatorial staff will schedule exhibition dates.

Selection Process:
Submissions will be reviewed by the curatorial staff of PF/PCA. Notification of selection results will be mailed August 2, 2013. Additional work or information may be requested for review.

How to Apply:
Work submitted for exhibition must have been completed within the last two years or be a proposal for the creation of new work. Please complete the enclosed submission form and include a project description, documentation and all requested support materials. Applications are also accepted online at:

Pittsburgh Filmmakers/Pittsburgh Center for the Arts is committed to the artist and the advancement of artistic excellence in visual arts. Pittsburgh Center for the Arts Founded in 1945, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts is a non-profit community arts campus that offers arts education programs and contemporary art exhibitions, providing services and resources for individual artists throughout Western Pennsylvania. The Center is where the community can create, see, support, and learn about visual arts. In January 2006, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts merged with Pittsburgh Filmmakers.

Pittsburgh Filmmakers
Founded in 1971, Pittsburgh Filmmakers is a nonprofit corporation designed to encourage the creation and understanding of media for noncommercial artistic and literary purposes. To this end, Filmmakers offers a curriculum of courses in film, video, and photography to university and independent students in the Pittsburgh region. Filmmakers also exhibits the work of prominent photographers and filmmakers in its two galleries, Melwood Screening Room, Regent Square Theater and Harris Theater. A key component of Filmmakers' mission is to provide equipment access and funding for independent media artists.

Gallery Spaces:
With over 5,000 square feet of exhibition space, PCA galleries are dedicated to presenting exhibitions of both the region’s prominent and emerging visual artists, as well as bringing in artists working nationally and internationally. The Pittsburgh Filmmakers galleries exhibit local and national artists with a focus in electronic media, photography/video and installation. As a resource for both prominent and emerging artists working locally or nationally, our mission is to promote a multidisciplinary approach to exhibiting in order to further develop artistic practice, technical prowess and the contemporary arts in Pittsburgh.

Mail or deliver completed applications to:
Pittsburgh Filmmakers/Pittsburgh Center for the Arts
Exhibitions Department
6300 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15232
T: 412.361.0873
F: 412.361.8338