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Applicants for P I T T S B U R G H Society of Artists membership are asked to submit three (3) original works completed within the last two years and not under direct instruction. Each applicant is assigned a number which is attached to each piece for the screening. Work is considered by members of the board of directors. Applicants are accepted by a two-thirds vote of board members present. Work must be finished and gallery-ready. Appropriate hangers and stands must be provided for three-dimensional work.
Screening to be held on Sunday, March 24, 2019
Applicants must register for event to be considered for membership.
Drop off three (3) original works completed within the last two years to be considered 12:30-1:30 PM and return for pickup 3:30-4:30 PM.
Works must be finished as appropriate for gallery hanging.
Applicants will be notified of acceptance or rejection via mail.
There is no fee for screening. If accepted, annual dues are $40.00.
Following are rough guidelines board members follow in evaluating submissions. These are based on generally accepted guidelines for judging art.
CONSISTENCY: The most decisive factor in judging a candidate for membership is the artist’s ability to speak with a recognizable voice through their work. Consistency in style and medium allows an artist to showcase their talents in the particular area in which they are most accomplished.
VISUAL INTEREST: Visual interest is evaluated by looking at the strength of the work based on the elements and principles of art and design.
CONTENT: The work is examined with an eye towards originality, expression and meaning.
CRAFTSMANSHIP: Craftsmanship is rated according to the skill and degree of quality in the work and presentation.
March 24, 2019
12:30 PM – 4:30 PM
Wilkins School Community Center 7604 Charleston Ave Pittsburgh, PA 15218
Spring 2019 Screening