21 February 13
  • Metropolitan Gallery 250: The Sidework Series OPEN-CALL


    Metropolitan Bakery has always had a large conglomerate of artists on staff, and we have always wanted to find a way to celebrate their talents, and the talents of other artists who work in Philadelphia’s vibrant food industry.  Now, thanks to Metropolitan Gallery’s exhibit, we can.

    Metropolitan Gallery 250: The Sidework Series opens April 15th and is dedicated to those individuals who share their time between their restaurant work and their artwork. This exhibit will allow them to sell and show their work among friends, family and community.

    Here’s how to show your work:


    -  You must work in the restaurant business

    -  All work must be ready-to-hang

    -  **Every artist must sign up for 5 HOURS OF GALLERY OVERSEEING- the hours can be broken up between two different shifts, 12-2:30pm OR 2:30-5pm on Saturdays/Sundays

    HOW TO SUBMIT- E-mail the following to metrogallery250@gmail.com:

    Up to 3 Jpeg images of up to 3 pieces of work

    -  image dimensions between 500-2500 pixels, resolution at least 72 dpi

    Image Files in the following format:

    -  First Initial - Last Name - Image # ~ For Example: M.Smith01

    Image List should be a single word document with the following:

    -  Contact Info- name, restaurant name, job title

    -  Artist Statement- no more than 200 words

    -  Image List: Image File Name - Title - Date - Dimensions - Medium

    SHOW TIMES: Exhibition runs April 15th -  May 26th

    -  Weekends from 12-5pm and by appointment during the week

    -  Industry opening party on Monday, April 15th from 6-9pm 

    -  First Friday Reception on Friday, May 3rd also from 6-9pm

    For questions regarding The Sidework Series email Dani at dani@metropolitanbakery.com