2019 Member Show theme:

Purple Pops!

The color wheel has spun around and ticked to a stop on Purple! 

Plum, aubergine, violet, lavender....whatever version of that hue you can imagine.  It will be a show where "Purple Pops!"!

February 8 - March 9, 2019

Artist drop off:  Jan. 26 - Feb. 2, 2019 during regular gallery hours.

Click here for application and more information

Call for Entries - Alterations

Works in this juried exhibit are to be the artist’s interpretation of the theme “Alterations”.

 Adjust, Modify, Revise, Adapt!

Ideas include a piece the artist has reworked, an object that has been revamped, or a piece that speaks to the process of change. All media are accepted except for audio/visual, film, or performance.  Artists are asked to submit with consideration to venue-appropriateness and the work’s ability to engage an audience of diverse ages and backgrounds.

Deadline for Submission:  October 31, 2018

Exhibit Dates:  Friday, January 11– Saturday, February 2, 2019

Submission Requirements:

1.     Artists may submit up to 2 works (2 jpg images), a current resume and statement about the works  by email (castonecalc@gmail.com) or CD for review.

2.     Images must be high resolution at 300 dpi.

3.     CDs must be labeled with artist name and titles of work. CD’s will not be returned.

4.     All artists must include Jury Form below filled out in full.

5.     A nonrefundable submission fee is payable below:  CALC Members: $20.00.  Non-members: $35.

6.     Works considered should be original, from original sources, executed within the last 3 years (artist may apply for exception), and not previously exhibited at CALC. No reproductions.

7.     2-D work must be able to hang from standard gallery rod system.  No special installation requirements can be accommodated.  3-D work must be stable and able to stand on standard pedestals, floor or platforms, or wall hung from gallery rod.


Exhibit Information

1.     Prizes will be awarded including Best of Show and winners in drawing and painting, mixed media and 3-d work, and photography.

2.     Commission of 35% of sale is retained by CALC during the exhibit.

3.     Carlisle Arts Learning Cente reserves the right to refuse any work based on content, poor quality, presentation, or unsuitability.

4.     Submissions accepted by email, by mail, or by hand delivery (CD) through Oct. 31, 2018.



Exhibit Dates:  Friday, January 11 – Saturday, February 2, 2019

Upon Acceptance

1.      Artists will be contacted by November 30, 2018.

2.     Delivery and return of artwork is responsibility of the artist.  Shipped work must have prepaid return mailing labels and a $20 handling fee.

3.     Works must be delivered to CALC between Wed., Jan 2 – Sat., Jan. 5, 2019.

4.     Artists are invited to the opening reception hosted by CALC, Friday, January 11, 2019.

5.     Proper framing is required – Sturdy and properly wired to support the piece.  Inadequate framing could result in the piece being removed from the exhibit.  No exposed glass edges.

6.     Gallery wrapped canvases with painted sides are acceptable over 1.25” wide.  Cradled panels are acceptable unframed.

7.     Entries will be handled with all possible care, but submitting artists agree to hold CALC and their employees harmless in any claim from damage or theft of any kind during the receipt, hanging and run of the exhibit, as well as the packaging and return shipment of work.  Artists should arrange for proper insurance coverage.  Entry to the show constitutes acceptance of conditions.

8.     Works, including those sold, must remain in the exhibit during the advertised dates.

9.     CALC reserves the right to photograph, or use the artist’s jpg entries for promotion of the show.

10.  CALC retains a 35% commission on any works sold.  At delivery, include an inventory sheet with retail sale price, title and medium with your work.


Contact:  Catherine Stone,  Gallery Coordinator, castonecalc@gmail.com

Carlisle Arts Learning Center, 38 W. Pomfret Street, Carlisle, PA 17013 , 717-249-6973                                                                                                                             

Alterations Entry Fee

Member $20.00, Non-member $35.00

Add To Cart

Alterations Jury FOrm

Name *
Address *
Phone *
Please place Title, Medium, Year of Completion, Dimension in inches (H x W x D) and price or value for insurance below.
Please place Title, Medium, Year of Completion, Dimension in inches (H x W x D) and price or value for insurance below.
Please select the probable delivery method of your work.
I certify that all entries are my original work, from original sources. I give CALC permission to document my work and reproduce my images solely for educational and promotional purposes. (Please type you initials below to agree.

CALC Members’ Sales Gallery

Shop local and support your local artists! CALC’s Member Sales Gallery is open 12 months a year and features an everchanging variety of photography, fine art, plein air and local scenes, jewelry and ceramics reflecting the talent of our community.

All current members are welcome to show and sell their work through the Gallery at CALC. Exhibit opportunities are available 12 months a year, including the Members’ Show in February and the Art for the Holidays exhibit in November and December. Members can contact Gallery Coordinator Cathy Stone for more information.

The Upper Gallery at CALC (second floor) is available for private exhibits and special events.  CALC welcomes ideas for special hangings and shows on an ongoing basis.
Main exhibits in the first floor, G.B. Stuart Gallery, are juried one to two years in advance.  CALC accepts and reviews applications bi-annually.  A jury form will be available from this site soon. If you would like to be notified when it is posted to the site, please contact us.

Art TeacherS

Are you interested in teaching children or adult classes at Carlisle Arts Learning Center. CALC is always looking for talented, energetic, flexible teachers with creative and fun ideas! Call Maureen Madio at 249-6973

Off-Site exhibit opportunities


The Bosler Library’s recent renovation included an exhibition space where CALC exhibits group shows of its members. Every two months a new theme is presented. Contact CALC for more information on dates and themes.

Guidelines for exhibiting at Bosler Library:

1. Membership of CALC required.
2. Sign-up is on first-come, first-serve basis for 25 show slots. To sign up contact Erma or Leon Yost at ermaleon@gmail.com  or call 201-401-8385 (Erma’s cell).
3. Only two-dimensional work is accepted. It must be suitably matted and framed (wrapped canvas also acceptable) with an attached wire for hanging. Please no clip hooks.
4. Sales and sales tax will be handled by CALC, which retains 35% commission.


CARLISLE BOROUGH HALL, 53 W. South Street, Carlisle, PA

Eight to twelve 2-D pieces hang in rear of public meeting room. 

Rotation 3 months.


CASTLERIGG WINE SHOP, 110 S. Hanover Street

11 - 14 pieces in the seating area.

Rotation: 3 months


CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, 212 N. Hanover Street

8 Pieces.  5 in the Board/Meeting room, 2 in the common area, 1 in Membership office.

Rotation: 3 months



 6-10 pieces depending on size. First floor hallway.

Rotation: 3 months


DENIM COFFEE, 1 South Hanover St.

3 medium sized pieces on one wall.

Rotation: 3 Months                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               


THE GRAZERY, 156 West High St.

10 -14 pieces in seating area.

Rotation: 3 Months                                                                                                      


BEN FRANKLIN TECHCELERATOR (Murata Business Center) 453 Lincoln Street

This is a really bright and large place to hang a body of work. Lobby, hallway and conference room can accommodate 15 - 17 works.

Rotation: 3 months