Members Art Show : An annual exhibition of the creative works of TPCA Members. All work accepted. The TPCA Members Art show presents both professional and emerging artists in a single show, highlighting our commitment to fostering a community of support for artists of all levels.
Gallery opening June 7, 2019 6-9pm
Music, Appetizers, Wine and camaraderie!
* You don’t have to be a member to come to the opening – suggested donation $10
* But why not become a member (reasonable levels and great benefits)? http://tylerparkarts.org/membership/
1st place Award $100 Special Recognition & Emerging Artist Awards $50
Professional Artists Juror: Fran Orlando is the Director of Exhibitions and Artmobile at Bucks County Community College. She has lectured on photography exhibitions at the Philadelphia Museum of Art and has taught at the University of the Arts and Bucks County Community College. Over the years, she has designed and installed exhibitions for the James A. Michener Art Museum and the Woodturning Center of Philadelphia. Fran was a recipient of a New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowship for her photographic work. A founding board member and past president of the Arts and Culture Council of Bucks County, she currently serves on the Bucks County Intermediate Unit Arts Education Trust Board.
Emerging Artists Juror: JoAnne Gari is a Bucks County plein air painter and art educator. Following ceramic studies with Paula Winokur (Arcadia), she pursued an interest in ancient southwest pottery doing research at Crow Canyon as well as studies with Pottery replicator Clint Swink in New Mexico and Colorado. She continues to paint with the Smith Studio Painters, Artsbridge and the River Rats Painting group. Her background includes Art/Art Education degrees from the Pennsylvania State University and Arcadia University, and painting with William A. Smith.
Members: Drop Off Artwork at the Art Center Sunday June 2 from 10-2pm or Monday June 3 from 6-8pm. Please print out your confirmation email or another list of your work and the sale price (or if not for sale) and have a sticker on the piece(s) so we know who it belongs to. Set up Exhibit – Wed and Thursday June 5 & 6
2018 Winner: Emerging Artist – Barbara Konchak, Jewelry Artist
2018 Winner: Professional Artist – Jim Graham, Glass Artist