Thursday, May 6, 2010

Call for Artists: Community Art Show and Contest Hilltop

Calling all artists, young and old! Show everyone what inspires you about Pittsburgh. Prepare a two-dimensional piece of artwork, no larger than 8” x 10” to be displayed the day of the event. For more information, and to register, Click here.

Not an artist? Come cast your vote on your favorite artwork by 4PM…the winners will be announced at the closing ceremony.

The goal of the Pop Up Pittsburgh! Up On The Hilltop! Call For Artists art contest is to showcase the City’s amazing talents while getting people excited about the community they call home.

By participating in this contest, your work will be put on display at the Up On The Hilltop! event giving it an opportunity to be viewed by all. Help highlight the vibrant and unique communities of the Hilltop neighborhoods while competing for an exciting prize. Submit your Call For Artists contest application today!

About the Contest

DATE: May 15, 2010
: 1 to 5 pm
: Pop UP Pittsburgh: Hilltop, located along Warrington Avenue between Beltzhoover and Arlington
: “What inspires you about Pitts-burgh?”

Artwork will be on display from 1 to 4:30 pm. The winning entry will be chosen by community vote. First prize will be awarded between 4:30 and 5:00 pm at the main stage.

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pittsburgh galleries is reborn anew as The Pittsburgh Art Blog. the blog features selected pittsburgh artists and upcoming exhibits with photos from the artists and galleries. since the major press outlets do not go beyond a directory listing of exhibits, blogs are needed to promote pittsburgh artists and their work. the blog also calls attention to the inferiority complex of pittsburgh art and how it's perpetuated by the major players in town. Started on August 20, 2007.pittsburgh area galleries and art venues are listed at the sister site the blog and website are volunteer projects from fine art photographer and pittsburgh art advocate rick byerly,