Shop Screening

Shop Screening

The Shop at the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts is now accepting digital submissions on an on-going basis. Artists living or working within a 150-mile radius of the Center are invited to submit an application for consideration. PCA Shop staff will not review artwork on a walk-in basis.

The Shop at Pittsburgh Center for the Arts is a consignment gallery and is based on a 50/50 comission split.

Selection Process:
Quality of work as well as the diversity of the work in comparison to existing inventory will drive the screening committee’s decisions. We are particularly interested in the artists overall “hand” in the creation of the finished work (i.e. artists must be creating elements of finished design, as opposed to decorating or embellishing purchased readymade objects).

Please note that not all submissions will receive a response, if selected you will be contacted within 3 weeks.

How to Apply:
Please complete the submission form either online or downloaded (then emailed or mailed).

Inlcuded with sunbmisson form:

1. Documentation: Artists must include no more than 10 visual images of their work for consideration. Digital images must be in .jpg format and no larger than 2MB each. All images should correspond to the transcript of works. Filename must be as follows: artist’s last name, number as listed on transcript of works and title. For example: smith-01-titleofwork.jpg If submitting by disc, it should be labeled with the artist’s name.

2. Transcript of Works and Artist Bio: Artist's name, and list the following for each entry: title of work, medium, dimensions, year created, and suggested retail price. Include a detailed description of process and materials used. An artist bio is also needed.

  Apply Online

Download Form

You can email application with attachments to mplotkin@pfpca.org
Or mail applications to:
The Shop at Pittsburgh Center for the Arts
6300 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15232

For additional information contact:

Maxine Plotkin, Shop Manager
mplotkin@pfpca.org
412-361-0873 ext.308