Call to Artists

Fire and Ice logo
Show date: December 1–January 10th, more details to be announced!
Accepting submissions now.
Winter colors are full of contrast: magical icy landscapes and glittering blue crystals, and the warmth of flickering fires and comforts of the holidays.
    Artists are invited to create paintings to reflect these colors and feelings in their paintings.  All 2 dimensional work under 20 inches will be considered.

Timeline is as follows:

Digital submissions due: by October 31

Notification of acceptance: November 10th

Work needs to arrive at gallery by: November 30th

Exhibition Dates: December 1–January 10

The exhibition home base will be at Studio 307, 123 Leverington Avenue, Philadelphia, PA by appointment only.  However, there will be several pop up receptions for Fire and Ice hosted by companies within the area during December!  More details to be announced.

For questions about this exhibition, please contact, Jessica Libor.  Jessica received her MFA from the Pennsylvania Academy of Arts in 2014 and has been painting, exhibiting and curating since then.


To submit work, please follow the guidelines below.


  1. Download the entry form, and fill it out.
  2. Email a digital copy of the filled out entry form and a photograph of your work to  In the email subject, state your name, and “Fire and Ice Submission”.  Please also include a copy of your CV and link to website.
  3. Pay the entry fee by using the form at the bottom of the page.  Submit up to 3 pieces for the single entry fee.  Artists retain 70% of the sale price of their work should it sell.
  4. IF YOUR WORK IS SELECTED (artists notified on November 10-11), Bubble wrap your pieces and and include the printed, filled-out entry form in your package.
  5. Include enough postage for the return trip of your artwork.  POSTAGE MUST BE STAMPS, NOT PRE–PAID LABELS.  Please do not use Fed Ex.  Alternately, on the return of your piece, you can pay for the postage via Paypal or Venmo when we give you the balance.
  6. Send pieces to:  Era Contemporary, c/o Jessica Libor, 4832 Smick Street, Philadelphia, PA 19127.
  7. Accepted artists will be notified by November 10-11.  Work must be physically received by November 30.

Click the link below for the entry form/agreement:


Please pay entry form by Paypal to, or by clicking here:


Questions? Email Jessica, Director at Era Contemporary, at

Thank you for your submissions!  We look forward to an exciting show!!

Show image is by Edward Dulac, “The Snow Maiden”, 1910, and is part of the public domain.


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