The Walk In Art Center Presents:  8th Annual Keystone Fine Art Juried Exhibition

220 Parkway, Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972

570-732-3728 - information@walkinartcenter.com

Keystone intake form.pdf

Prospectus 2024.pdf

OPENING & AWARDS RECEPTION

Friday, April 5, 2024, 6-9 pm

Exhibit on Display April 5-20


DELIVERY: Main Gallery, Walk In Art Center

  • Friday, March 29, 2024   5-7 pm
  • Saturday, March 30, 2024  5-7 pm
  • Monday, April 1, 2024   12-3 pm & 6-8 pm

PICK UP OF UNACCEPTED WORK: Wednesday, April 3, 2024, before 4pm. Any artwork not picked up will be charged $50/day.

Artists will be contacted by WIAC only if your work is not accepted.  Calls will go out Tuesday, April 2, 2024.  Please check your voice mail – we will use the number you supply with submission.

PICKUP OF ACCEPTED WORK: Monday, April 22, 10 am-2 pm and Friday, April 26, 10 am-2 pm. Any artwork NOT picked up will be charged $50/day.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS: 

  • Must be hand delivered
  • Adult non-refundable entry fee of
  • $25 for first artwork
  • $15 for second artwork
  • $10 for third artwork
  • $0 for fourth artwork
  • Student 17 and Under non-refundable entry fee of
  • $10 for first artwork
  • $5 for second artwork
  • $5 for third artwork
  • $0 for fourth artwork
  • Payment Method: Cash, credit card (add a 3% processing fee) or checks can be made out to the Walk In Art Center

MAIN GALLERY HOURS:

Monday – Friday 9 am to 4 pm and Saturday 1 pm to 5 pm.

ENTRY CRITERIA:  Artists must be residents of Pennsylvania.  All pieces submitted must be original & not previously exhibited at the Keystone Fine Art Juried Exhibition. 

All artwork must be ready to hang with a wire, framed or gallery wrapped – no saw tooth, fast frames or clips. Artwork not ready to hang will be denied acceptance. 

SIZE CRITERIA: All artwork must be no larger than 32” x 42” max – which includes the frame. NO EXCEPTIONS.

CATEGORIES: There are six categories, please place your artwork in the category it is 90% of.

  • Oil/Acrylic/Watercolor
  • Pen & Ink/Graphite, Charcoal, Pastel
  • Photography
  • Other Media
  • Sculpture
  • Student 17 & Under

AWARDS: Prizes totaling $1625.00. Prizes given in each adult category of $200 for 1st place & $100 for 2nd place.  Prizes given in the student category of $75 for first place and $50 for second place.  A category winner can place 1st or 2nd, but not both.  Someone placing 1st or 2nd can also win an honorable mention.  There is a People’s Choice winner which has no monetary prize.

MARKETING: By submitting work, you are giving the Walk In Art Center permission to photograph accepted works for promotional materials for the exhibition.

SALES: All pieces must be for sale. The Walk In Art Center will deduct a 30% commission.  Artist’s portion of the sale will be mailed within 30 days of the show closing.

LIABILITY: All reasonable care and security will be taken in handling and displaying the works submitted.  Artists are responsible for insuring their own works of art.  The Walk In Art Center assumes no responsibility for work lost, stolen or damaged by any possible cause while in the Walk In Art Center’s possession.


MEET THE JUROR:

Becky Blosser (born 1981, Harrisburg PA, lives in Lancaster, PA) received an MFA in Fine Arts from Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University in 2007. Through process and printmaking, Becky explores formal movements existing within structural shapes and natural forms.

Becky exhibits her work both nationally and within her local community. Ms. Blosser’s work was included in the 95th Annual International Competition at The Print Center in Philadelphia PA.   Her works have also recently been exhibited at the Demuth Museum in Lancaster PA, at Elizabethtown College, at Paducah College of Art and Design in Kentucky, and in the MAPC Member’s Exhibition at Kent State University. Her work is included in collections at the Zuckerman Museum of Art, Kennesaw GA, and the Janet Turner Print Museum, Chico CA. Becky is currently an Assistant Professor and Chair of the Fine Art Department at Pennsylvania College of Art and Design in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.