A Smith Gallery and Fuse Studio “fruition” ends 30 April 2024

Deadline: 30 April 2024. fruition: accomplishment, fulfillment, achievement, perfection, result, completion ….

Do you have a series of photographs that you are interested in making into a completed mixed media body of work? Images that are ready to be edited, printed, and combined with mixed media?

A Smith Gallery in conjunction with Fuse Studio is seeking artists who need studio space and equipment to complete or further a body of work and would like to be supported with guidance, time, and the tools needed to create and complete a project. Potential projects should include the combination of photography and mixed media — analog and or digital photographs combined with collage, encaustic, bookmaking, drawing, painting, etc..

Jurors Leah Macdonald of Fuse Studio, Kevin Tully and Amanda Smith of A Smith Gallery will be selecting two projects. Each selected artist will receive a five day/night residency at Fuse Studio in Philadelphia, hands on instruction with Leah Macdonald, zoom meetings with Amanda Smith and Kevin Tully and an online exhibition and GalleryTalk at A Smith Gallery.


•5 days and nights at Fuse Studio in Philadelphia which includes access to analog darkroom, digital darkroom, print lab, encaustic studio, photography studio and housing.
•One day orientation to the studio space conducted by Leah Macdonald.
•Hands on instruction by Leah Macdonald during the residency.
•Daily zoom critiques with Kevin Tully and Amanda Smith, A Smith Gallery directors.
•Online exhibition of completed project in either January or February, 2025.
•GalleryTalk with the artist which will be posted in the A Smith Gallery blog.
•Exhibition catalogue including forward by gallery directors and Leah Macdonald, artist statement and exhibition images.

Photo Contest Website: https://asmithgallery.com/fruitiion-call-for-entry/