Artist Collective

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The Artist Collective is designed to celebrate and support the creative community by providing networking, professional development and career opportunities for visual artists.


  • Networking events for visual artists and collectors
  • Professional Development & Art Appreciation Workshops
  • Teaching Artist Opportunities for education and outreach programs
  • Artwork Commission Opportunities
  • Discounts for special Artist Collective classes and workshops
  • Special First Friday events and access to Banana Factory Resident Artists
  • Annual juried Visual Artist Collective Exhibition
  • Additional juried exhibitions and competitions including ArtPOP Billboard Competition, InVision PA Photographer’s & College Exhibitions, Musikfest Sculpture Garden and more
  • Listing on Banana Factory website with image, bio and link to personal web page
  • Access to open studio hours
  • Artist mentorship programs for emerging artists
Upcoming Workshops

9/26/17 – Photoshop for Artists: Resizing Images

9/27/17 – Private Tour of the NCC FabLab Facilities

Upcoming Fall Events

October – Artist Collection Reception & Networking Event, The Evolution of Photography into Fine Art, and Photography & Image Based Art Portfolio Reviews

Exhibition Opportunities

Call for Art: 2017 InVision Photo-Based Art Juried Exhibition
October 28, 2017 – January 8, 2018

ArtsQuest is hosting its 7th annual InVision Festival on Nov. 3-5, 2017. The InVision Festival is a premier photo-based art festival that is designed to foster excitement and dialogue between a diverse group of participants around learning about and making art. The 3-day festival and complementary year-long programming provides professional development, networking and hands-on workshops for photographers, image-based artists, creative entrepreneurs, makers and DIYers. InVision leverages the unique attractions, history and landscape of the surrounding region and celebrates its diverse artistic and cultural community.

This year, InVision will be hosting its seventh open juried exhibition, which has expanded from a Pennsylvania based Photography exhibition to a regional* photo-based juried competition. This exhibition looks to highlight work from all types of artists at different stages in their careers as well as many various types of photo-based art.

The juror for the 7th Annual InVision Photo-Based Art Exhibition will be announced in the coming months
* regional area includes PA,NJ,NY,DE,MD,OH, and DC

Awards: (cash prizes to the first three winners)

1st place = $750; 2nd place = $500; 3rd place = $250
Best in Show Photography= $750

Additionally, representatives from Lehigh University Art Galleries, Michener Museums, and other local institutions may acquisition work for $500 (see letter F in agreement, artists may opt out of participating in this) ArtsQuest does not take any commission on this purchase and payment/shipment must be handled directly by artist and the museum/gallery.

Award winners will be announced during the InVision First Friday on November 3 from 6PM-9PM.


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Past Events

1/14 – 3/5/17 – Compendium: Juried Exhibition
3/8/17 – How to Photograph Your Artwork with Dan’s Camera City
3/22/17 – Photographers of the Lehigh Valley presentation with Chris Karfakis
3/28/17 – Photoshop for Artists Workshop with Matthew Twombly
4/4/17 – GOLDEN Paint Lecture and Demo with Roy Kinzer
11/6/17 – Coffee and Cameras Event and DIY Pinhole Camera Workshop
7/27/17 – Grant Writing for Artists Workshop with artist Erika Stearly