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Join 48 years of

SUPPORTING LOCAL ARTISTS

Apply for a solo exhibition at SAMA

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Call for Artists

Artists applying for exhibitions at SAMA are welcome to submit here. Two-person or group proposals are also welcome. SAMA has no exhibition openings until 2026. SAMA continues to review new submissions biannually. Artists will be notified of receipt and/or acceptance in June or December of their submission year.

Selection process:

All entries are juried and selected through a blind selection process by our gallery committee, comprised of dedicated staff and artists from the community. 

Application requirements (provide link to files or artist website):

  • CV

  • Artist statement & biography

  • Minimum 5 digital images of work

 

Solo Exhibits:

  • Location: artist must be willing to exhibit at any of the five SAMA sites.

  • Reception: artists will offer a lecture during a public evening reception on the exhibit opening date.

  • Workshop: artists are highly encouraged to host an educational workshop and may email proposal upon exhibition acceptance.

  • Artists must have enough work for a solo exhibition, unless applying for a two-person show. 

  • Gallery space size will vary by location.

  • Promotional support includes postcards, press releases, and web/social media.

 

Questions call (814) 946-4464 or email altoona@sama-art.org.

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