Calls for Artists

Pittsburgh Filmmakers/Pittsburgh Center for the Arts (PF/PCA) provides opportunities and environments that encourage an open exchange of images and ideas to foster our vibrant community of artists. In addition to PF/PCA's calls for artists, we also list calls from affiliated groups.

2019 Solo & Collaborative Call for Artists

Pittsburgh Filmmakers/Pittsburgh Center for the Arts (PF/PCA) is accepting proposals from artists, artist groups, and cultural producers living within a 150-mile radius of Pittsburgh for solo and collaborative exhibitions of new works. This exhibition is open to  all visual disciplines including but not limited to 2D, 3D, installation, electronic and time-based work. For the 2019 call, artists may choose to submit works for an additional Screening and Performance Program presented in the new Marshall screening room.

Requirements: Submitted works must not have been previously exhibited. Proposals for new work will also be accepted. 

Deadline: This Exhibition is no longer accepting submissions

Selection Process: All submissions will be reviewed by the 2019 curatorial team. 

Notification: Selected artists will be notified by email on February 4, 2019.

Exhibition: July 12 - August 25, 2019

PF/PCA Members Exhibition Call for Art

Pittsburgh Filmmakers/Pittsburgh Center for the Arts (PF/PCA) is accepting submissions from the members, staff and teaching artists of PF/PCA. This exhibition is open to  all visual disciplines including but not limited to 2D, 3D, electronic and time-based work. 

Requirements: Artists must be members, staff or teaching artists at PF/PCA. For film and other similar forms, artists must provide the necessary equipment needed to view the film for the duration of the exhibition

Deadline: This Exhibition is no longer accepting submissions

Selection Process: All submissions will be reviewed by a three person jury assisted by Exhibitions staff. 

Notification: Selected artists will be notified by email on January 14, 2019.

Exhibition: February 8 - March 10, 2019.

PF/PCA Members Exhibition Call for Installations

Pittsburgh Filmmakers/Pittsburgh Center for the Arts (PF/PCA) is accepting submissions from the members, staff and teaching artists of PF/PCA for five installation works in conjunction with the Members Exhibition. This exhibition is open to  all visual disciplines including but not limited to 2D wall murals, 3D, electronic and time-based work. 

Requirements: Artists must be members, staff or teaching artists at PF/PCA. Proposals must include a one-page written explanation of your anticipated installation including materials, electrical and technical needs and 1 to 2 examples of past works.

Deadline: This Exhibition is no longer accepting submissions

Selection Process: All submissions will be reviewed by a three person jury assisted by Exhibitions staff. 

Notification: Selected artists will be notified by email on January 14, 2019.

Exhibition: February 8 - March 10, 2019.