Wednesday, September 30, 2009


Highwire Gallery is actively seeking artists across multiple disciplines including, but not limited to, painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, installation, performance, and digital media. We are looking for vibrant new members in any stage of their career who are flexible, motivated and dedicated to their work and to being a part of this artist run co-operative gallery.

Please send your Artists Statement, Bio, and 3-5 images (JPGs or a link to your website or other web based images) to
After your
information has been reviewed, you may be invited to bring a selection of original works to the gallery where you will have the opportunity to meet our members, discuss yourself and your work.

Highwire Gallery is a non-profit co-op arts venue in the Fishtown section of Philadelphia, featuring monthly visual art exhibits as well as live music, video and performance art. We strive to provide the community with artistic variety and interactive shows to explore the creative process, free of restrictions often found in commercial galleries.

• 2 person exhibition every 18 months
• A minimum of 2 group exhibitions per year
• 0% commission on sales
• Access to exhibition opportunities and calls for entry
• Experience with gallery preparation and arts administration

• $150 initiation fee
• $65 monthly dues
• One day a month of gallery staffing
• Five hours of gallery-related work each calendar quarter
• Attendance at membership meetings
• Attendance at artist membership reviews

• Applicants must live within a 50 mile radius of Philadelphia and cannot be presently enrolled in any undergraduate programs.

Highwire Gallery
2040 Frankford Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19125

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