wayne art center

Call for Entry

December 21- February 13



Wayne Art Center is proud to present the 2023 Regional Juried Spring Open, an exhibition featuring works in painting, drawing, printmaking, works on paper, photography, mixed media, ceramics, sculpture, glass, jewelry, metals, fiber and 3D printing technology. Artists from the mid- Atlantic region (PA, NJ, NY, DE, MD, and Washington, DC) are eligible to submit up to 2 entries for consideration by juror, Peter Van Dyke. Prizes in the amount of $3000 will be awarded. The exhibition will be on display from March 27 through April 29, 2023 in the Davenport and Ethel Sergeant Clark Smith Galleries at Wayne Art Center in Wayne, Pennsylvania.

Juror: Peter Van Dyke

Peter Van Dyck was born in Philadelphia in 1978. He studied painting and drawing at the Florence Academy of Art in Florence, Italy from 1998-2002. He returned to Philadelphia in 2002 and began exhibiting his work in group shows in Philadelphia, New York and San Francisco. He has had solo shows at John Pence Gallery, San Francisco in 2004; Eleanor Ettinger Gallery, New York, 2006; John Pence Gallery, 2008, The Grenning Gallery, Sag Harbor, 2010, Harrisburg Area Community College in 2020 and Sugarlift Gallery, New York 2022. In 2003 he began teaching at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts where he is currently an Associate Professor in the BFA program. In 2012 he was named one of 25 Important Artists of Tomorrow by American Artist Magazine.  In 2013 his work was included in the book Painted Landscapes, Contemporary Views by Lauren P. della Monica. His work has also been reproduced in periodicals including, American Artist Magazine, American Arts Quarterly, Art News, American Art Collector, International Artist Magazine, Art and Antiques and Pratique des Arts and Trebuchet Magazine.