CALL FOR ENTRIES! Celebrate Swarthmore Artists Annual Exhibition


The 2018 Celebrate Swarthmore Artists Exhibit is fast approaching, which means it’s time to get your art framed and ready to share with the community.

Please fill out the form below to enter your work and be sure to click the “submit” button when finished. Payment can be received at the time you drop off your work when using the on-line form. Deadline to submit is Monday, April 23rd and all who are 18 or over and reside in the Wallingford-Swarthmore School District are invited to participate. Let’s spread the word and get ready to enjoy what is sure to be another wonderful exhibition of local artistic talent!

Swarthmore Borough Hall, 121 Park Avenue – May 2 through June 3, 2018

Deadline to submit form:  Monday,  April 23, 2018.

Delivery of artwork: Monday April 30th, from 6-7pm, Swarthmore Borough Hall or by arrangement by contacting the Exhibition Committee Chair: Martha Perkins: or 484-574-3158

Artists reception: Friday May 4th, from 6-8pm.

Pick-up: Monday,  June 4th, 6-7pm or by arrangement with the Exhibition Chair.

Who can exhibit: Artists, 18 or older, residing in the Wallingford-Swarthmore school district including Swarthmore College Students.

What can be submitted: One or two original works in any medium except photography. No reproductions or work that has been previously displayed in Borough Hall accepted.

Preparation of work: Paintings and other work to be displayed on a wall must be framed where appropriate and wired for hanging. If you wish to exhibit sculpture, or exceptionally large or heavy work, please call the Exhibition Chair. Small items such as jewelry and ceramics will be displayed in glass cases.

Entry fee: A contribution of $5 per piece is requested toward exhibition costs, including the reception. Send payment by check payable to Swarthmore Friends of the Arts, c/o Martha Perkins 121 Park Avenue, Swarthmore, PA 19081 by Monday, April 23rd.

Sales: All sales should go through SFoA to assure smooth transfer of payment to the artist and art to the buyer. Please do not deal directly with the buyer; the SFoA contact person is Martha Perkins, or 484-574-3158. A commission of 10% on any sales will be retained by Swarthmore Friends of the Arts.



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