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Artists in Action at The Polish Museum of America

Theme: Treasured Collections at the PMA

Date & Time: Saturday, April 11, 2015, 11am – 4pm (last artist set-up at 2pm)

Artist Application deadline: April 1, 2015


The Polish Museum of America (PMA), with the Polish Arts Club (PAC), is hosting a live Artist in Action event at the PMA. Artists are invited to create pieces (paint, sketch, sculpt, or draw, excluding photography). The primary purpose is to bring artists and their audiences together in the genesis of unique and special items to be made available in the new gift shop located near the new lobby of the PMA. Artists are asked to create an art piece (or pieces) related to the PMA’s treasured collections. The public is invited to share in an interactive experience for children and adults alike – to see artists at work. The PMA will organize a children’s art station with art supplies for kids to create their own PMA related artwork.

Artists in Action at The Polish Museum of America is open to all. The premise of this event at the PMA is for the artists to produce art pieces depicting an item or scene from the PMA collections. The artists agree to leave the artwork with the PMA gift shop and have it available for sale at 30% commission. If suitable, the PMA reserves the right to reproduce art work for cards, posters, or other print materials (arrangements to be made with individual artists.)

Artists supply all their own materials, including easels, art supplies, and tarps should they use media such as paints. Pieces can be no larger than 16 by 20 inches. Pieces can be left at the PMA at the end of the day on April 11, 2015, or be redelivered within 10 days. The Polish Arts Club will allow the work to be shown during their 79th Annual Exhibition on April 26, 2015, as a separate non-juried presentation. The completed artwork will later be made available in the PMA Gift Shop.

Artist are encouraged to bring a portfolio and/or marketing material on April 11, 2015.



Artists in Action at The Polish Museum of America

Treasured Collections at the PMA



Name: ________________________________________________________


Address: ______________________________________________________


Website: ______________________________________________________


Medium: ___________________________________


Phone: _____________________________________


Email: _____________________________________


Brief biography for promotional purposes (3 or 4 sentences about your art career):













Media and subject of art work to be preapproved by PMA and PAC. Prior visit to the PMA is strongly suggested.


Applications and any questions can be sent to: Grace Bazylewski at gbazylewski@yahoo.com