Walk In Art Center Artist Program


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Mission

As Walk-in Art Center artists our goal is to grow and develop as artists both individually and collectively. We will strive to achieve this shared commitment through the use of our creativity and imagination as artists to stimulate, educate, illuminate, thought-provoke, and entertain.

Benefits of a WIAC Artist

  • An opportunity to share work and updates of shows, awards and special projects for promotional purposes
  • Pathway towards a WIAC Studio Artists position
  • Participation in WIAC Artists’ Exhibitions
  • Participation in WIAC Artist of the Month exhibit during a scheduled First Saturday Open House
  • Educational opportunities:

  • Instruct or host a WIAC class or workshop (stipend offered)
  • Take part in educational opportunities at the WIAC

  • Invitation to select Artists-Only-After-Hours Events
  • Juried pieces eligible for sale in the WIAC Art Shop
  • Mentoring by WIAC Studio and/or Alumni Artists
  • Camaraderie with local artists
  • Monthly Rotating Guest Artist Studio - Free Month Rent with 70/30 Split on Sales

Requirements of a WIAC Artist

  • Must be a creative individual seeking artistic growth in fine arts and fine crafts

  • Fine crafts include such work as ceramics, textiles, jewelry, all kinds of sculpture, glass, photography, video and more

  • Submit portfolio to jury committee for review – three (3) to five (5) pieces
  • $50 membership fee per year or $30 per year with Student ID

  • Opportunities for needs-based sponsorships are available

  • All WIAC Artists must participate in at least three (3) First Saturday Open Houses
  • All WIAC Artists must contribute annually to the WIAC community service projects

To Become a WIAC Artist

To apply complete online registration

WIAC Artist Jury Committee

  • Composed of 3 studio artists, 1 artist and 1 board member
  • Meet quarterly to review submitted artist portfolios

  • First Quarter Review – March. Artwork due by February 15th.
  • Second Quarter Review – June. Artwork due by May 16th.
  • Third Quarter Review – September. Artwork due by August 15th
  • Fourth Quarter Review – December. Artwork due by November 14th


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We are located at:
220 Parkway Ave.
Schuylkill Haven, PA 17972

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