Art of the State, open to Pennsylvania artists and craftspeople, is an annual juried exhibition held at The State Museum of Pennsylvania. With an established tradition of exhibiting highly creative art chosen by a distinguished panel of jurors, Art of the State provides an opportunity for both established and emerging Pennsylvania artists to exhibit their art and receive statewide recognition.
The 55th Art of the State exhibition will offer cash awards for selected entries in the categories of Painting, Work on Paper, Photography & Digital Media, Sculpture and Craft.
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2022 Exhibition Timeline Overview
Exhibition on view: September 11, 2022 – January 15, 2023
Online entries accepted: February 18 – May 6
Notifications sent: Week of June 23
Intake: July 23-30
Opening: September 11, 2022
Sheila Cuellar-Shaffer Artist
Michele Carlson Associate Professor of Printmaking, Studio Arts | Corcoran School of the Arts & Design, Columbian College of Arts & Design, The George Washington University
Roland Graf Associate Professor, Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design, University of Michigan
Cynthia Haveson Veloric, PhD, Art Historian, Curator, Lecturer, Environmental Advocate
Interested in last year’s exhibition? Please see the 360 tour and other links included below.
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Art of the State, open to Pennsylvania artists and craftspeople, is an annual juried exhibition held at The State Museum of Pennsylvania. Art of the State continues to provide an opportunity for both established and emerging Pennsylvania artists to exhibit their work and receive statewide recognition.
Presented by The State Museum of Pennsylvania in association with the Pennsylvania Heritage Foundation.
Pennsylvania Heritage Foundation is the non-profit partner of the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Governed by a volunteer board, PHF helps preserve the Commonwealth’s rich heritage through charitable funding, membership, grant management, and community engagement.