CALL FOR ENTRIES – Bibliophiladelphia: Philadelphia Center for the Book Member Exhibition

July 1, 2013 - September 27, 2013

Philadelphia Center for the Book is seeking member artists to participate in Bibliophiladelphia, an exhibition at the Parkway Central Library of the Free Library of Philadelphia. This exhibition will take place from November 4, 2013 – January 3, 2014. This show will coincide with Book Paper Scissors on November 23rd, our annual book sale at the FLP.

Members are invited to submit new work to represent the impressive quality and variety of art that comes from PCB’s member artists. Applicants are encouraged to submit up to three books, prints, or any other form of art. All work must be ready to hang or display. The exhibition will be on display on the second floor in the cases and on the walls outside the Art and Print and Pictures Departments. The display cases are 56” wide, 26” deep, and 6” high. While submissions are open only to members of Philadelphia Center for the Book, anyone may become a member upon submission. There is no fee to submit. 


Submissions must include the following and should be emailed to

o Application form (log in to your member account to submit below)

o Images of each submitted piece (up to 3 entries per member)

o CV/ résumé

o New/Renewing Membership payment, if applicable, can be submitted separately here


Submissions due: September 27, 2013

Selection notification via email: October 4, 2013

Art Due: October 25, 2013 by mail, or November 2, 2013 by hand delivery

Show opens: November 4, 2013

Opening Reception: November 7, 2013

Show closes: January 3, 2014


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