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10 Feb 2012

West Collects announces Open Call with $300,000 to collect artists worldwide

West Collection


Free artist application
Must be 18 years or older
Mediums accepted: painting, drawing, mixed media, sculpture, photography, video
Deadline for artist submissions
April 1, 2012

Lee Stoetzel, Director

West Collection
1 Freedom Valley Drive
Oaks, PA 19456

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West Collects is a $300,000 global announcement to emerging artists about the collecting initiative for the West Collection of Contemporary Art. Any artist 18 years or older working in painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, installation or video may apply for free to West Collects online here. All applications will be on view to the public on the website and through the West Collects app. The application period closes on April 1, 2012. The $300,000 acquisition monies will be awarded to a varied selection of the best artists as chosen by curator Paige West. The winners will be announced on May 15, 2012.

About the West Collection

The West Collection of Contemporary Art, launched in 1996, is publicly housed publicly in Oaks, PA. Over the last 15 years, the West Collection has grown to include over 3,000 works from more than 675 artists from around the world. Loans of West Collection exhibitions and works have been made to the Museum of Modern Art, the Tate Modern, the Corcoran, the Whitney, as well as numerous regional and university museums. Paige West, founder and curator of the Collection lives in New York City. For More information visit