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Intro to Encaustic (Fish Creek, WI)


October 25-26, 2014

Learn the fundamentals of painting with encaustic paints and medium. This workshop will cover color mixing, making glazes and safe studio practices. We will also explore the various characteristics that make this medium unique - from optical depth, to texture and mark making - as well as working with image transfers and mixed media applications.

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Be Creative with Gary Bodner (Atlanta, GA)


November 14-15, 2014

Experience a fun-filled two day workshop with one of Atlanta's favorite artists, Gary Bodner. If you have ever wanted to push the boundaries of what you are doing creatively, this is definitely the class you will not want to miss! Gary encourages big color, big strokes, big movement, play, and a fun learning environment.

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Metal Meshworking in 3D (Coupeville, WA)


September 13-16, 2014

Create biomorphic and geometric three-dimensional forms out of metal mesh in this fun experimental meshworking class. Explore the myriad of form making possibilities as students manipulate, join and connect together stainless steel, aluminum and bronze mesh. Lanny will share his extensive knowledge on how to create structures out of metal mesh and he will demonstrate many of the techniques he uses in his work.

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Plein Air Painting in Watercolor (Avignon, France)


June 9-19, 2015

Avignon is home to some great museums, beautiful architecture, the biggest Gothic palace in the world, and a famous medieval bridge. We will take a couple of painting day trips as well, to hill towns including St. Remy for its fabulous market day! This plein air workshop is designed to inspire you and improve your painting skills.

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The Still Life in Oil (Langley, WA)


November 7-9, 2014

Focusing on traditional ideas and techniques, students will develop the vital tools for creating skillful, luminous still-life paintings in oil. Focusing on composition and color, students learn to create thoughtful, interesting arrangements and examine the relationships between value, color, and intensity. Class discussions and instructor demonstrations help students build successful skills for independent work and proficiency in problem-solving strategies.

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Master Class with Elizabeth Osborne (Philadelphia, PA)


November 8-9, 2014

Don't miss this rare opportunity to study with one of America's premier painters and esteemed PAFA faculty member Elizabeth Osborne. Work with a full-color palette, from a visually rich still-life and life model arrangement, and learn to create form and articulate space. This workshop is excellent for artists interested in revitalizing their work and advancing their enthusiastic love of color.

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Transforming the Landscape in Watercolor (Bernard, ME)


June 29 - July 2, 2015

Workshop emphasis is on techniques and strategies for transforming ordinary scenes into extraordinary ones with watercolor; scenes that reach out and connect with viewers. Joyce teaches simple easy to learn methods that will appeal to beginners as well as seasoned artists looking for renewed inspiration and insights into new ways of thinking.

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"Delta Funk" (Lodi, CA)


October 10-12, 2014

Open to all levels with a limit of 16 students. We filled two classes of this workshop in 2013, because it was so popular. The class paints on location in "the Delta" (roughly between Sacramento and San Francisco)... in the small historic river towns of Locke, Isleton, or Rio Vista.

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Painting with a Loose Brush (Sarasota, FL)


December 6-14, 2014

In this oil painting workshop, students learn to truly see and seek alternative approaches to composition and perspective, and explore avenues of visual expression. Through one-on-one demonstrations, discussion, and in-studio practice, students will work from still life to learn a variety of techniques to "paint with a loose brush" and will develop a new appreciation for the fluidity of the medium.

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Northern Light: On location in Maine with acrylics and watercolor! (Rockland, ME)


August 31 - September 4, 2015

Whichever medium you use, you'll benefit from Bill's expertise in the areas of concept and composition, drawing, values, color, and paint-handling. His response to his environment is lyric and sensitive and his instruction is solid, attentive and thorough. This Plein Air class will take full advantage of our beautiful nearby painting sites.

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Sep15
INTERNATIONAL call to artists

Joshua Tree National Park Art Exposition 2014 - Twentynine Palms, CA - $6,000 in cash awards and an Artist-In-Residence award

Sep15
NATIONAL call to artists

Pennsylvania Ballet 2014 Nutcracker Market - Philadelphia, PA

Sep17
INTERNATIONAL call to artists

Water Photography Contest - Online exhibition - Four Grand Prizes, 46 Honorable Mentions

Sep17
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Aperture - Traditional or Digital Photography Call for Art - Laguna Beach, CA

Sep20
INTERNATIONAL call to artists

81st Annual International Exhibition of Fine Art in Miniature - North Bethesda, MD - $6,000 in awards

Sep22
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National Juried Small Works Show - Clifton Springs, NY - $1,000 in cash awards

Sep26
INTERNATIONAL call to artists

Face First: Exploring the Human Face - Cincinnati, OH - Exhibit and 'season annual' publication

Sep29
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Losing Your Head: Exhibit Featuring the Human or Animal Skull - Cincinnati, OH - Exhibit and 'season annual' publication

Sep30
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12 Inches of Sin - Las Vegas, NV - Best in Show and Invited Artists in Art Catalog

Oct1
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Extremities: Exhibit Exploring Hands and Feet - Cincinnati, OH - Exhibit and 'season annual' publication

Oct4
REGIONAL call to artists

The Best of the Best Juried Show - Fort Pierce, FL - Cash, Ribbons, People's Choice, Director's Award

Oct6
NATIONAL call to artists

Women In Art ~ An Exhibition on Herstory and Themes of Identity - Stockton, CA - $300 stipends

Oct15
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Nelson Mandela Memorial Design Competition - San Mateo, CA - $1,000 award

Oct15
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Acrylic Painters 2014 annual juried exhibit - St. Petersburg, FL - Ten cash awards including $2,000 Best of Show

Oct24
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Call for Works by Professors and their Current or Former Students - Cincinnati, OH - Exhibit and 'season annual' publication

Oct27
LOCAL call to artists

30th Annual Coastal Arts League Juried Show - Half Moon Bay, CA - $650 in awards

Oct27
INTERNATIONAL call to artists

ONE 5 - Cincinnati, OH - $1500 Cash Award + Solo Feature Exhibit of ONE Prize-winning work

Oct29
REGIONAL call to artists

Call for Painting by Artists Living in Ohio, Kentucky, & Indiana - Cincinnati, OH - Exhibit and 'season annual' publication

Oct30
NATIONAL call to artists

21st Annual Juried Art Exhibition: Contemporary Art - Los Angeles, CA - $7,000 in awards

Oct31
INTERNATIONAL call to artists

Art Basel Miami Week 2014 | Cosmic Connections Exhibition - Miami, FL - $3,000 in awards

Sep30
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September Art Competition, Theme Abstracts - Online Exhibition - Radio interview, membership & publication

Oct15
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Nature's Gift of Water: Plein Air Exhibition 2014 - Tacoma, WA - $2,700 in awards

Nov4
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Juried Portrait Exhibition : Michael Shane Neal, Juror - Atlanta, GA

Nov5
INTERNATIONAL call to artists

Ground Floor Gallery's 3rd Annual Juried Art Exhibition - Nashville, TN - solo exhibition

Nov7
REGIONAL call to artists

West Coast Biennial Juried Art Exhibition - Redding, CA - $5,750 in awards

Nov15
NATIONAL call to artists

Old Florida Celebration of the Arts - Cedar Key, FL - Over $16,000 in prize money and purchase awards

Nov15
NATIONAL call to artists

31st Annual National Painting Show - Redding, CA - $2,000 in awards

Nov28
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Reaction - Point Reyes, CA - $250 Best of Show, 3 non cash awards of merit

Nov30
REGIONAL call to artists

2015 Hunting Art Prize - Houston, TX - $50,000 award

Dec6
INTERNATIONAL call to artists

Dave Bown Projects - 9th Semiannual Competition - Online exhibition - $10,000 in Cash Prizes and Purchases

Jan1
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Sugarloaf Craft Festivals Accepting Artist Applications for Spring 2015 - cities in VA, NJ, PA, MD

Jan5
INTERNATIONAL call to artists

Embracing Our Differences - Sarasota & Bradenton, FL - $3,000 in awards

Oct1
INTERNATIONAL call to artists

Sugarloaf Craft Festivals Accepting Artist Applications for Fall 2015 - cities in MD, NJ, PA, VA