MoPMA 2019 Call for Artists

MoPMA 2019 Call for Artists

Open Call

Apr. 05, 2019
Pensacola/United States
Deadline Mar. 07, 2019
Exhibition, Competition
Conceptual, Design, Digital, Drawing, Film, Installation, Mi...
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MoPMA 2019 Call for Artists

MoPMA 2019 Call for Artists:
65th Annual Members of PMA Juried Exhibition
deadline: March 7, 2019 midnight

The UWF Pensacola Museum of Art invites artists, makers, designers, and creative thinkers from our member community to submit artworks to MoPMA 2019 for the 65th Annual Members of PMA Juried Exhibition. This exhibition seeks to generate community dialogue, foster creative expression and thought, and recognize the support of our member community.

MoPMA 2019 is the 65th Annual Members of PMA Exhibition and is open to PMA members working in all media and subject matter. You may become a member when you enter.

Submissions due by:
​March 7, 2019 at midnight

Selected artists notified via email indicating
which artwork by:
March 11, 2019

​Selected Artwork Drop-off daytime:
March 19, 20 10am -2pm
and, or
MoPMA Selected Artwork Drop-off Evening Event:
March 20 5-7pm with special behind the scenes tour

Exhibition will be held:
March 26 - April 19, 2019
at the Pensacola Museum of Art

Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony:
April 5 6-8pm

2019 Guest Awards Juror: Richard McCabe

How To Submit:


3. Who can submit? What can you submit? What are the submission guidelines?

+ A Google/Gmail account is required in order to submit linked form.

+Artists may submit up to three entries for review. One work will be chosen for display. All submission requirements must be complete to apply.

+Artists must be a member of the Pensacola Museum of Art to enter. Artist’s membership must be valid through April 2019.

+Artwork must be created within the last three years and not in exhibition elsewhere concurrently.

+Artwork cannot exceed 72” in any direction.

+Artwork cannot weigh more than 150 lbs.

+Must include title, date, medium and dimensions for each submission.

+All works must be ready to hang.

+All submissions will be reviewed digitally only.

​We are here to help during the submission process!

​For assistance, please contact
PMA Curatorial Staff at
or email

Richard McCabe is MoPMA 2019 Guest Awards Juror and is a curator, photographer and writer based in New Orleans. He was born in England and grew up in the American South. In 1998, he received an MFA in Studio Art from Florida State University. Since 2010, he has been the Curator of Photography at the Ogden Museum of Southern Art. He has organized and curated over thirty exhibitions including: Seeing Beyond the Ordinary, The Mythology of Florida, The Rising, Eudora Welty: Photographs from the 1930s - 40s, The Colourful South, Self-Processing: Instant Photography and New Southern Photography. Richard McCabe’s photographs have been included in gallery and museum exhibitions throughout the United States including: Size Matters, Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, Alabama, Instant Joy, AM Richard Fine Art Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, and Once Around The Sun, Boyd/Satellite Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana. In 2017, AINT - BAD press published LAND STAR, a monograph of McCabe’s photography. McCabe’s thoughts and writings on photography have been published in the New York Times, Time, National Public Radio(NPR), Louisiana Cultural Vistas, Spot, The Bitter Southerner, AINT - BAD, and LENSCRATCH magazine. In 2018, contributed the introduction essay -The Reality on the Ground for the University of New Orleans press publication: New Southern Photography: Images of the Twenty-first Century South.

VALERIE GEORGE was MoPMA 2018 Best of Show winner. The Pensacola Museum of Art will be exhibiting her work in the form of a retrospective in Summer, 2019. George received her MFA from University of California, Davis and is the Full Professor of Sculpture at the University of West Florida and Arts Editor of Panhandler Magazine: A Journal of Art and Literature. She is an artist who uses expanded media to explore historical, theoretical, natural, environmental, sonic, social, and cultural phenomena. Her work is often site-responsive, generating archival documents in addition to art objects.
She has exhibited in solo and group exhibitions both nationally and internationally including Locust Projects (Miami, FL), Public Address (Brooklyn, NY), Cinders Gallery (Brooklyn, NY), Worksound Gallery (Portland, OR), Coop Gallery (Nashville, TN), Norton Museum (West Palm, FL), Hyde Park Art Center (Chicago, IL), Center on Contemporary Art (Seattle, WA), Sonoma County Museum (Santa Rosa, CA), Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery (Philadelphia, PA), San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery (San Francisco, CA), Robert Miller Gallery (NY, NY), Adobe Backroom Gallery (San Francisco, CA), Sarai Media Lab (New Delhi, India), FemArt Mostra D’Art De Dones (Barcelona, Spain), and the Horse Hospital (London, England).
She has been invited to participate in several national fine art festivals and events including the RCA Street Festival (Richmond, VA), {Re-Happening} at Lake Eden (former site of Black Mountain College) (Black Mountain, NC), Art in the Open (Philadelphia, PA), and South by Southwest (SXSW) at Okay Mountain Gallery (Austin, TX). She was also a Visiting Artist & Lecturer at the Hangar Residency (Barcelona, Spain) and Stanford University (Palo Alto, CA). Her work is in the collection of the Norton Museum of Art and was purchased for the museum by curator Tim Wride (formerly the curator of Photography at LACMA). Her work has been reviewed by NPR (WHYY), Burnaway Magazine, Tom Tom Magazine: A Magazine for Female Drummers, Tape Op: The Creative Music Recording Magazine, Amp Magazine, and Drain Magazine: A Journal of Contemporary Art and Culture.
She was awarded the Artist in Residence Fellowship at the Everglades National Park (AIRIE) for May of 2016, and the Artist in Residence Fellowship at the Bilpin International Ground for Creative Initiatives Artists Residency (BigCi) in Australia for May of 2017.
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