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AUTOMAT is now accepting submission for their 2021 Open Call exhibition. Open to artists working in any medium in the Philadelphia region and beyond. This group exhibition will be curated by our members and will feature 4-6 artists and will run from April 2 - 29, 2021. Please see submission requirements below to apply.

NOTE: While there will be no formal opening for the exhibition we plan to have open gallery hours on the weekends and by appointment as well as digital exhibition components. 

Submission Requirements:

Step 1:

Create a single pdf document including:

  • Images of 3-5 works (up to two images per work)

  • If submitting video work or performance, please provide links to a Vimeo or YouTube page.

  • Description of the works: title, medium, size, date, price and installation recommendations (if necessary)

  • A short bio (300 words or less about you and your work)

Step 2:

Pay the entry fee of $20 by clicking the “Donate” link on AUTOMAT’s Support page:

(All proceeds from our Open Call go to furthering the AUTOMAT program.)

Step 3:

Title the pdf LastName_FirstName (ex. Collective_AUTOMAT), then email the pdf document and PayPal receipt # to with “Open Call (artistname)” in the subject line.

Important Dates:


Submission Deadline: EXTENDED TO MARCH 15

Notification of Acceptance: March 19

Work Delivery: March 28 - 30

Exhibition Dates: April 2 - 29

Work Pickup: April 30, May 1

In most cases the artist is responsible for installing and removing work with precautions taken to ensure everyone's health and safety. If you plan on shipping work please take note of the delivery dates. Shipping costs must be covered by the artist.