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Dec20
LA vs NY (Posted: 11/14/14) -- Artist Portfolio Magazine announces a call to all artists in the Greater LA and NYC regions. All art submitted will be featured in Artist Portfolio Magazine, Wordpress and through social media; 20 artists will be selected (10 artists from each region) and will have their portfolios published in our online juried publication, Artist Portfolio Magazine. Selected artists will be notified via email after the deadline has passed. Deadline: December 20, 2014. $35 entry fee. Visit website for prospectus.
Dec22
Black & White (Posted: 10/13/14) -- Linus Galleries seeks entries for an upcoming online exhibition. The intrigue of black and white images has never faded. They force us to focus on the composition and subject(s) within a given piece. In this call for entries share with us any of your monotone renditions utilizing this timeless technique. All entries of Black & White or any Monochromatic approach will be considered. Open to all professional and amateur artists. All art mediums considered. $35 for 3 entries, $5 for additional entries. Deadline: December 22, 2014. Visit website for details. Questions? Please contact Linus Galleries at info@linusgallery.com or call 310-491-0269.
Dec24
17th Annual All Media Juried Online International Art Exhibition (Posted: 10/30/14) -- Upstream People Gallery announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition, January 1-31, 2015. Up to $3000 for upcoming shows. Cash Awards of Excellence; Special Recognitions, Local & Int'l Press Releases. Juror: Larry Bradshaw. Open to all artists worldwide. Original works in all media. All artworks including alternative media, paintings, sculpture, prints, drawing, photographs, papier collé, assemblage, installation, digital manipulation, ceramics, fiber, mixed media and all other (video stills acceptable). $35 for up to five images; $5 each add'l. Deadline: December 24, 2014. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: 17th All Media, Upstream People Gallery, 5607 Howard St., Omaha, NE 68106-1257 USA. Questions? Contact Larry Bradshaw at shows@upstreampeoplegallery.com or call 402 991-4741.
Dec27
Call for Art - 4th Annual "Seasons" Online Art Competition (Posted: 11/25/14) -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery seeks entries for an online art competition, January 1-31, 2015. Extensive worldwide publicity and promotion to the winning artists. Juror: John R Math. Open to 2D & 3D artists, photography included. Amateur or professional, 18+ Years. No geographic restrictions. $12.00 for 1 to 2 entries & $20.00 for 3 to 5 entries. Deadline: December 27, 2014. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact John R. Math at info@lightspacetime.com or call 888-490-3530.
Dec30
Four Points Contemporary 4th Biannual Open Juried Online International Art Competition (Posted: 11/7/14)
Four Points Contemporary announces a call to artists for an online art contest. $1000 Cash Prize. Juror: Ahyor Thompson. The contest is open to all visual artists anywhere in the world, 18 years and older. All mediums and styles are accepted including drawings, paintings, pastel, printmaking, ceramic, digital art, sculpture, installations, wood, glass, photography, mixed media and fiber art. Video and web based are not accepted at this time. Deadline: December 30, 2014. $30 entry fee. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Ahyor Thompson at info@fourpointscontemporary.com or call 832-388-7639.
Dec31
Small Pleasures (Posted: 7/20/14) -- "Small Pleasures" is a public installation designed for the facade of the Ulrich Museum of Art (Wichita, KS) in place of Joan Miro's monumental mosaic Personnages Oiseaux. Miro's mural is under restoration from 2012 through 2016, which is the duration of this project. The installation includes a small waterproof display case mounted on a billboard-sized image in the middle of the facade, and two telescopes installed across the street for the viewing of miniature works displayed in the case. Bi-monthly, a new item is featured in the 'mini gallery' selected from a pool of submissions. Application fee is only $10. Deadline: December 31, 2014. Visit website for further information.
Dec31
The 3rd Zebra Awards - International Monochrome Competition (Posted: 8/27/14) -- TZIPAC announces a call to artists for an online juried photography competition. US$2000 Grand Prize. The 3rd Zebra Awards is open to any photographers who are 18 years and over. The competition will not distinguish between professionals and non-professionals. From $1US per entry for Stage 1. Deadline: December 31, 2014. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Linda Zhao at info@tzipac.com
Dec31
Figure50 - National Call for Entries (Posted: 10/1/14) -- Figure50 provides a platform for accessing outstanding visual artists across the country in a simple, dynamic format. Our focus is on the human figure expressed in a variety of interpretations and media. The main feature of our site is the interactive map, where we display one artist from every state in the US on a rotating basis, each image selected by our accomplished guest jurors. Visit our website to view the current selection of artists and to submit your work for consideration. Deadline: December 31, 2014. $12 per image. Questions? Email info@figure50.com
Dec31
International Drawing Annual 10 (Posted: 10/1/14) -- Manifest Gallery announces a call to artists for a juried art publication. $2000 in total prizes awarded, $1200 first prize. The International Drawing Annual is open to any artist submitting original works of art or design created within the past three years (2012 - 2014). Artists, designers, illustrators, professionals, and students in ALL disciplines are encouraged to submit. Manifest is eager to receive works of drawing in a wide range of applications (technical, graphic, fine art, design, architectural, digital, illustration, etc.) with the qualification being that artwork submitted is representative of high quality "drawing." $36 for up to 3 entries, $10 for each additional entry. Deadline: December 31, 2014. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Jason Franz, Executive Director at jason@manifestgallery.org or 513-861-3638.
Dec31
21st International Exhibition (Posted: 10/13/14) -- The American Juried Art Salon & Artjury.com announce a call to artists. Celebrate the changing of the seasons with us in our 21st biannual international art competition. Let's see how you depict autumn and winter using whatever medium you wish. Cash and network prizes will be awarded. We'll even give you the judge's scoring sheet of your entries at no charge. See our expanded website for more details. Deadline: December 31, 2014.
Dec31
Gallery One In Print (Posted: 11/1/14) -- Gallery One in Ellensburg, WA seeks entries for a juried printmaking exhibition, May 1-30, 2015. $500 - Most Innovative Artwork, $400 - Best Use of Non-traditional Printmaking Processes, $400 - Best Use of Traditional Printmaking Processes. Jurors: Fay Jones, Barbara Robertson, Robert A Fisher, Renee Adams. Open to all printmakers 18 years and older residing in the USA. Accepted entries must be identical to submitted images or the work will not be exhibited. All work must have been completed within the last three years, originals only (no reproductions), and cannot be completed under the direction of instructors. Deadline: December 31, 2014. $30 first three entries/ $10 additional entries over 3. Prospectus available online. Questions? Please contact Renee Adams at renee@gallery-one.org or call 509-925-2670.
Dec31
Design Wallpaper that's Art (Posted: 11/6/14) -- Feathr.com is a new artist-designed wallpaper company. We're working with a global community of creative talent to lift wallpaper out of the decoration ghetto and turn it into art. Your brief: design wallpaper that's art. Open to all artists aged over 18. $5,000 cash prize. Full terms available at www.feathr.com. No entry fee. Deadline: December 31, 2014. Questions? Please contact Tom Puukko at hello@feathr.com
Dec31
Second Annual Holidays and Traditions Theme Art Competition and Exhibition (Posted: 12/1/14) -- Contemporary Art Gallery Online seeks entries for its next exhibit, January 3 - February 2, 2015. Prizes include Radio Interview, Annual Anthology Inclusion, Gallery Admittance, Marketing, Competition Collateral and much more. Jurors: Mike Harris, Sharon Harris, Barbori Striebl, Portia T. Webb, Kelsey Hails and Anisa Harris. This is an International Competition and we want to celebrate everyone's Holidays and Traditions. We encourage entries from all artists, regardless if you are considered an amateur or professional artist. All entries must be available for purchase. $15 for 3 works of art and $20 for all works of art up to 5 total. Deadline: December 31, 2014. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Portia Simms at cago.artcompetition@gmail.com or 305-509-1788.
Jan1
Sugarloaf Craft Festivals - Spring 2015 (Posted: 8/18/14) -- Sugarloaf Craft Festivals is seeking artists for its Spring juried art festivals: January 30 - February 1 in Chantilly, VA; March 13-15 in Somerset, NJ; March 20-22 in Oaks, PA; April 17-19 in Gaithersburg, MD; April 24-26 in Timonium, MD. The Artist or Craftsperson who designs the work and is a principal of the business must be present to show their work. All work must be original and completely finished. Jurying begins August 29, 2014 and continues until full. $20 Seasonal Jurying Fee. Download application (PDF format). Questions? Contact Lorrie Staley at apply@sugarloaffest.com or call 301-990-1400.
Jan1
52nd Annual Juried Competition (Posted: 11/21/14) -- The Masur Museum of Art in Monroe, LA seeks entries for its Annual Juried Competition showcasing contemporary artists throughout the United States of America, March 4 - June 20, 2015. Open to artists over the age of 18 working in any media. $3,200 in Prizes, $1,000 Best in Show. This long running juried competition also showcases some of America's best curatorial talent. This year's juror is Sandra Firmin, Director and Chief Curator, Colorado University Art Museum. Recent jurors include: Kelly Shindler, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis; George Shackelford, Kimbell Art Museum; Liza Simone, Phantom Galleries, Los Angeles; Alison Greene, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; David Houston, currently Bo Bartlett Center; and Miranda Lash, currently Speed Art Museum. Enter to get your work seen! $10 per work of art (Minimum of two, maximum of five). Deadline: January 1, 2015 at 11:59 pm. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Benjamin Hickey at benjamin.hickey@ci.monroe.la.us or 318.329.2237.
Jan2
Visual Arts Alliance 32nd Juried Open Exhibition (Posted: 12/2/14) -- The Visual Arts Alliance (VAA) announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, March 11 - April 11 at the Williams Tower Gallery, 2800 Post Oak Boulevard, Houston, TX 77056. Juror: Sally Sprout of Sally Sprout Fine Art (consulting services). Artists, both VAA members and non-members, are invited to submit artwork created in any 2D or 3D media, with the exception of film or video. More than $2,500 in cash prizes will be awarded to artists participating in the exhibition. VAA will produce promotional CD with all accepted artwork and distribute the CD to area galleries and consultants. Before December 12, 2014, the entry fee is $40 (VAA members) or $50 (non-members) for 1-4. Deadline: January 2, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Daniel Brents at Exhibitions@VisualArtsAlliance.org or call 713/398-8850.
Jan4
PhotoSpiva Call for Entries (Posted: 11/24/14) -- The George A. Spiva Center for the Arts in Joplin, Missouri seeks entries for its 39th annual national competition & exhibition, March 7 - May 3, 2015. $3,000 cash awards - $1,000 first, $750 second, $500 third, three Merit awards $150 ea, three Honorable Mention $100 ea. Juror: Shannon T. Perich, Curator Photographic History Collection, Smithsonian National Museum of American History. Open to all U.S. photographers, amateur and professional. Any photographic process is eligible as long as the work is original and has not been exhibited at Spiva Center for the Arts. No three-dimensional entries accepted. Enter online. $40/5 images; $10 each additional. Deadline: 11:59pm CST, January 4, 2015. Questions? Contact Jo Mueller at jmueller@spivaarts.org or call 417-623-0183.
Jan5
Embracing Our Differences (Posted: 7/17/14) -- Embracing Our Differences invites you to participate in creating a world where differences are embraced and individuality is celebrated. Become a part of this exciting change through your visual art submission to the annual Embracing Our Differences juried competition. The exhibit is displayed during April and May each year in Sarasota's Island Park and Bradenton's Riverwalk - both in Southwest Florida. $3,000 in awards. Deadline: January 5, 2015. No submission fee. Download prospectus (PDF format). Questions? Contact Brenna Welhm at Info@EmbracingOurDifferences.org or call 941-404-5710.
Jan6
Impulse (Posted: 12/14/14) -- Arc Gallery in San Francisco announces a call to artists for a local juried art exhibition, January 17-31, 2015. Jurors: Michael Yochum, Priscilla Otani, Stephen C. Wagner, & Matthew Frederick. Open to all artists residing in the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern California. $15 entry fee. Deadline: January 6, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Priscilla Otani at arcgallerysf@gmail.com.
Jan11
ArtisTTable Still Life Exhibition (Posted: 11/17/14) -- The ArtisTTable is seeking entries for their juried online Still Life Exhibition with cash prizes. This is an all media show open to artists 18 and older that work in any medium. Read all the details in the prospectus and register online. Entry fee: $25US (approx €20) for up to 5 images. Deadline: January 11, 2015. Questions? Contact Tali or Royce at info@ArtisTTableOnline.com
Jan11
FlowerExhibition (Posted: 12/16/14) -- 1650 Gallery in Los Angeles, California invites all photographers worldwide to enter its next photography exhibition, January 25 - February 22, 2015. Best of Show, 2nd Place & 3rd Place will be awarded and posted online after the show opening. Approximately fifty works will be chosen from submitted photographs to be included in the exhibition. $30 for five images. Deadline: January 11, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Tricia Noble at 1650gallery@gmail.com
Jan12
LENS 2015 (Posted: 11/5/14) -- Perspective Gallery in Evanston, IL announces a call to artists for a juried photography exhibition, March 5-29, 2015. Juror's Award: $300, 1st runner-up: $200, 2nd runner-up: $150. Juror: Paul Berlanga. All subject matter and photographic processes are welcome. Photographers are invited to submit up to five (5) photographic images in JPEG form. Images must have been created within the past five years. $40 entry fee. Deadline: January 12, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Christopher Schneberger at perspectivephotogallery@gmail.com or call 847-200-1155.
Jan12
Abstraction - 3rd Annual Juried Art Competition (Posted: 11/20/14) -- BluSeed Studios in Saranac Lake, NY announces a call to artists for a juried art competition, January 30 to February 28, 2015. Cash awards. Jurors: Wah Wing Chan and Ann McCall. Open to all artists/media (excluding video/sound and installation art). All art must be original and personally executed. No reproductions will be accepted. $30 ($25 for BluSeed Members) for one or two works. A third work for additional $5. Deadline: January 12, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Michelle - Office Coordinator at admin@bluseedstudios.org or call 518-891-3799.
Jan12
Botanicals 2015 (Posted: 11/20/14) -- Linus Galleries seeks entries for an online exhibition. The beauty of plant life has been expressed in numerous art forms throughout history. They adorn our buildings, clothing, commodities and communities. Their organic shapes have never ceased to captivate us. Show us how you've managed to capture and emulate this perennial subject matter in your art! Calls are open to all professional and amateur artists. All art mediums will be considered. Deadline: January 12, 2015. $35 for 3 entries, $5 for additional entries. Please visit website for details. Questions? Contact Linus Galleries at info@linusgallery.com or call 310-491-0269.
Jan12
Studio Visit Magazine - Winter 2014 Competition! (Posted: 11/21/14) -- Studio Visit is a series of juried artist books produced by the publishers of New American Paintings. The publication presents all two- and three- dimensional media: mixed media, painting, drawing, photography, and sculpture. Selected artists will be published in volumes 29 & 30 which will be released in the Winter. Juror: Michael Lash, Independent Curator & former Director of Public Arts for the city of Chicago. Selected artists will be given one full-color page that includes an image, contact information and a brief artist statement. Studio Visit will be received by two thousand carefully selected curators and gallerists throughout the country as well as a growing subscriber base of collectors and art enthusiasts. Entering is free! Because Studio Visit is sent to its recipients free of charge, accepted artists will be responsible for a $235 production and distribution fee. Deadline: January 12, 2015 Midnight EST. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Alexa Kinne at info@studiovisitmagazine.com or call 617-778-5265.
Jan12
Art Call - "Flowers, Plants & Gardens" (Posted: 12/4/14) -- Art-Competition.net announces a new art call. $7,575 in Cash and Prizes. Theme: "Flowers, Plants & Gardens" - How Artists/Photographers see and communicate their individual interpretations of plants. The work can reflect on nature's remarkable abundance and diversity in the wild, in a garden, an individual plant and or the beauty or complexity of a single leaf or petal. All 2D Medium, Painting, Water Color, Oil, Acrylic, Drawing, Charcoal, Pastel Photography, Digital, Etc... Deadline: January 12, 2015 (midnight EST). 1 image $15, 3 images $30, 7 images $60. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact support@art-competition.net or call 845 765-2932.
Jan12
Chasing the Light (Finding the Shadow) (Posted: 12/19/14) -- Still Point Art Gallery announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition, February 1 to April 30, 2015. Juried by the editorial staff of Still Point Arts Quarterly. See website for awards. Open to artists around the world 18 years of age or older who submit artwork in any medium except video and wearable art. Submissions must be the creation of the artist. $25 for up to 3 images; $5 for each additional image up to 8. Deadline: January 12, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Christine Cote at info@stillpointartgallery.com or 207-837-5760.
Jan14
H20/Water Call for Entry (Posted: 12/16/14) -- The Center for Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins, Colorado seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, April 24 - June 6, 2015. Juror's Selection: $500, Director's Selection: $250, Two LiveBooks Website Awards: Valued at $399 from liveBooks + Honorable Mention Awards. Juror: Dina Mitrani, owner and director of Dina Mitrani Gallery, Miami FL. The exhibition is open to all photographers world wide, both amateur and professional. The Center invites photographers working in all mediums, styles and schools of thought to participate in its exhibitions. Members: $24 for the first 3 images. Non-Members: $38 for the first 3 images. Deadline: January 14, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Sunshine Divis at coordinator@c4fap.org or 970-224-1010.
Jan15
Call To Artists (Posted: 11/20/14) -- Art Hive Online seeks professional artists in the South. As we prepare to open our virtual doors, our curators are currently seeking submission of contemporary artworks in such media as drawing, painting, mixed media and photography. Art Hive Online is a new online gallery platform for professional artists. Our goal is to offer a diverse selection of high quality original artworks across a wide variety of genre, style, size and media except video art. All submissions will be carefully reviewed by our expert panel. It is free to display your art, and we work solely on commission. You keep possession of your work until it sells. We then arrange for you to ship your work. Deadline: January 15, 2015. Visit website to register. Questions? Please contact Tonia Simms at connect@arthiveonline.com
Jan15
Buda Fine Art Express (Posted: 11/20/14) -- Buda Fine Art Express is an annual fine art event, held April 17-19, 2015 at the Buda City Park Pavilion in Buda TX, and presented by Chrysalis Art Foundation. The primary purpose of the event is to give fine art artists a fun and focused environment for the show and sale of their art. Full prospectus and details available at www.Zapplication.org. $15 entry fee. Deadline: January 15, 2015. Questions? Please contact Kay Bailey at info@chrysalisartfoundation.org
Jan15
Emerging Photographer Solo Show Award in Photography (Posted: 11/27/14)
Prince Gallery in Petaluma, California seeks entries for a juried exhibition, March 3-30, 2015. One winner will be awarded a solo show at Prince Gallery and two runner-ups will be awarded online exhibitions. Submissions must be primarily consisting of photography, but may include other media. We encourage submissions of both traditional and non-traditional image-making and presentation, as well as antiquated processes, photograms, silver, digital, etc. We are interested only in a cohesive body of work, expressing consistency of artistic vision and skill. "Emerging" artists may be of any age, but must be unrepresented and seeking their first solo show. The award is juried by a panel consisting of Prince Gallery staff, established professional artists, and academic advisors. All work must be original. No giclees or other reproductions. $45 entry fee ($35 for former Prince Gallery artists or entries before December 15th). Deadline: January 15, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Nathan Larimer at nathan@prince.gallery or call 707-889-0371.
Jan15
"Red" (Posted: 12/15/14) -- Colors of Humanity Art Gallery, LLC seeks entries for an online art exhibition, February 1-28, 2015. Cash prizes will be given. Additionally, the "Best of Show" winner will be featured and displayed with an article about them and their work. Other winners will be featured and have similar recognition. Theme- "Red" This color is symbolic for many different things and emotions. It is most commonly associated with heat, activity, passion, sexuality, anger, love, joy, and, in some cultures, it is the color of happiness. All artists 18 and over may enter. 2D works in all types of media. We will be donating 10% of all entry fees to the Red Cross: http://www.ifrc.org/en/. Deadline: January 15, 2015. $20 for 1 or 2 works. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact colorsofhumanity@gmail.com
Jan15
60th Annual Boardwalk Art Show (Posted: 12/19/14) -- The VA Museum of Contemporary Art seeks artists for its Boardwalk Art Show, June 18-21, 2015 along the oceanfront boardwalk in Virginia Beach. $25,000+ in prize money awarded yearly; $7,500 best in show award. Fine art and contemporary craft. Ranked in the top 30 fine art shows in the country. Applications are accepted in 13 mediums with strict standards requirements for original work and fresh perspective. This is not your typical beach show - you will be pleased with the level of work and proud to be in the company of these artists. Proceeds from this event support exhibitions and educational programming at the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art. Apply online. $35 application fee. Deadline: January 15, 2015. Questions? Please contact Christie Kelly at christie@virginiamoca.org or call 757-425-0000 ext. 320.
Jan16
2015 Columbus Arts Festival (Posted: 9/29/14) -- The Columbus Arts Festival seeks artists for June 12-14, 2015 at the Downtown Riverfront in Columbus, OH. $11,000 in various merit awards. Handmade fine arts only - no commercial molds, reproductions, or manufactured work. Work must fit into one of the 16 disciplines. 4 photos of work and 1 photo of a booth image required; must be representative of work exhibited if accepted. $35 application fee. Deadline: January 16, 2015. Visit website for more information, and apply through www.zapplication.org. Questions? Contact Inal Elbeyli at inal@gcac.org or call 614-221-8569.
Jan16
Regional Fine Art Exhibition (Posted: 10/2/14) -- Dogwood Arts in Knoxville, TN announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, April 3-25, 2015 at the Emporium Center For Arts & Culture. Awards: Totaling $4,100. Juror: Mark Scala. Open to all artists 18 years and older residing within a 300 mile radius of Knoxville and throughout the state of Tennessee. Submit only work completed in the last two years. 2-D has no size limitations. 3-D over 100 lbs. must be installed by the artist and should not exceed a 6' x 6' footprint. Categories are: 2-D painting, drawing, mixed media, printmaking, and photography; 3-D sculpture of all media (may submit two images) and site-specific installation. 4-D art, including video, performance and other time-based pieces are not eligible. See prospectus for complete details. Entry Fee: $35 - $40. Deadline: January 16, 2015. Questions? Contact info@dogwoodarts.com
Jan16
The Earth Speaks, A Juried Exhibition on the Climate Crisis (Posted: 11/12/14) -- The Pocono Arts Council announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, April 3-26, 2015 at the ArtSpace Gallery in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania. $1100 Total Awards. Juror: Patricia Watts, Founder of ecoartspace. The Earth Speaks is a juried exhibit arising from a deepening concern for the climate crisis currently affecting our planet. Art has always been a powerful vehicle for raising consciousness, and this exhibit hopes to bring to light our growing awareness of a crisis we can no longer ignore. The Earth Speaks is an open call for work that focuses the attention of the viewing public on the gravity of the issue. The show is open to all, with awards available in a variety of mediums including 2-D, 3D, Photography and Printmaking. Students are welcomed and encouraged to enter. Student: $15 for first 2 entries; Adult: $20 for first 2 entries. Deadline: January 16, 2015. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: Pocono Arts Council, 18 N. Seventh St., Stroudsburg PA 18360. Questions? Please contact Laura Goss at laura@poconoarts.org or call 570-476-4460.
Jan16
Nude Attitude (Posted: 11/20/14) -- The Peoria Art Guild in Peoria, IL seeks entries for an international Nude exhibition that will take place February 27 & 28, 2015 in a newly rennovated 5,000 sq ft space. $1,500 in awards. This event is an exploration of the human figure through a variety of mediums and techniques. All platforms of artwork welcomed. All artists encouraged to apply. $40 entry fee. Deadline: January 16, 2015. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: Peoria Art Guild, 203 Harrison Street, Peoria, IL 61602. Questions? Please contact Joshua Cox at josh.cox@peoriaartguild.org or call 309-637-2787.
Jan16
Small Works Juried Exhibition (Posted: 12/1/14) -- Harper College seeks entries for its 38th Annual National Juried Exhibition to be held March 2015. This Small Works show will include all media except jewelry, film/video. Maximum 24 inches, largest dimension, including framing. Juror: Allison Peters Quinn, Director of Exhibitions at the Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago. Entry fee: $35, 3 digital images on CD. Deadline: January 16, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? smallworks@harpercollege.edu
Jan16
In Situ: An International Call for Site-Specific Entries (Posted: 12/15/14) -- Manifest Gallery in Cincinnati, OH announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, March 6 - April 3, 2015. Exhibiting artists will also be featured in the 'season annual' publication. Open to all artists. Students and professionals are equally encouraged to enter. The only limitation beyond the general theme is that entries must represent original works which qualify in some considerable way as being site-specific. Please see prospectus for floor plans, and elaboration on the theme. $36 for up to 3 entries, $10 for each additional entry. Deadline: January 16, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Jason Franz, Executive Director at jason@manifestgallery.org or call 513-861-3638.
Jan18
Close to the Heart (Posted: 11/22/14) -- Las Laguna Gallery seeks entries for an upcoming art exhibition, February 5-28, 2015 in Laguna Beach, CA. All professional and amateur artists (local, national & international) working in acrylic, oil, watercolor, pencil, graphite, photography, collage, mixed media and more are invited to submit works that are close to the heart. $35 for 1st image, $5 for additional images (limit 15). Deadline: January 18, 2015. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: Las Laguna Gallery, 577 S. Coast Highway A-1, Laguna Beach, CA 92651. Questions? Contact Lori McBride at laslagunagallery@gmail.com or call 949-667-1803.
Jan19
The Opposite Sex (Posted: 12/2/14) -- Linus Galleries seeks entries for an online exhibition. As society continues to develop, what are your thoughts concerning the varying roles of feminism and masculinity? In this call for entries we want to see art that either embodies a particular sex or confronts the transforming roles and identities between the sexes. Calls are open to all professional and amateur artists. All art mediums will be considered. Deadline: January 19, 2015. $35 for 3 entries, $5 for additional entries. Please visit website for details. Questions? Contact Linus Galleries at info@linusgallery.com or 310-491-0269.
Jan19
Open Call: Artists living and working in Florida (Posted: 12/15/14) -- Manifest Gallery in Cincinnati, OH announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, March 6 - April 3, 2015. Exhibiting artists will also be featured in the 'season annual' publication. Open to all artists with a valid address in Florida. Students and professionals are equally encouraged to enter. $36 for up to 3 entries, $10 for each additional entry. Deadline: January 19, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Jason Franz, Executive Director at jason@manifestgallery.org or call 513-861-3638.
Jan19
Open Call: Artists living and working in Michigan (Posted: 12/15/14) -- Manifest Gallery in Cincinnati, OH announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, March 6 - April 3, 2015. Exhibiting artists will also be featured in the 'season annual' publication. Open to all artists with a valid address in Michigan. Students and professionals are equally encouraged to enter. $36 for up to 3 entries, $10 for each additional entry. Deadline: January 19, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Jason Franz, Executive Director at jason@manifestgallery.org or call 513-861-3638.
Jan21
Marion Arts Festival 2015 (Posted: 11/13/14) -- The Marion Arts Festival seeks artists for May 16, 2015 in Marion, Iowa (adjacent to Cedar Rapids). Consistently named among the top tier of juried art events nationwide, the Marion Arts Festival presents fifty artists, offering fine art and fine craft to an audience of fourteen thousand. $3,000 in awards. Fine art and fine craft/no reproductions. $25 application fee. Deadline: January 21, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Deb Bailey at mafdirector@marioncc.org
Jan23
35th Annual National Print Exhibition (Posted: 10/3/14)
Artlink in Fort Wayne, IN announces a call to artists for a juried printmaking exhibition, April 24 - May 27, 2015. Awards: $2,500, as well as purchase awards. Juror: Mark Pascale. All artists, at least 18 years of age, residing in U.S. are eligible. All original printmaking media are eligible that meet Artlink's exhibition criteria (available at www.artlinkfw.com). No photography, computer generated, or digitally altered prints will be accepted. All work should have been completed in the last 3 years and may be no larger than 54" in any direction. The size limit is in place to minimize shipment costs for traveling the exhibit. Artwork may not have been exhibited at Artlink previously. $25 entry fee. Deadline: January 23, 2015. Download prospectus (PDF format), or send a SASE to: 300 E. Main Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46802. Questions? Please contact Amber Recker at amber@artlinkfw.com or call 260-424-7195. (image by: Elena Smyrniotis)
Jan23
24th Annual Oil Painters of America National Exhibition & Convention (Posted: 10/31/14) -- Oil Painters of America announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, May 1-25, 2015 at Cutter & Cutter Fine Art in St. Augustine, FL. Awards: $75,000+ with $25,000 grand prize. Juror: Huihan Liu OPAM. To enter, artists must reside in the U.S., Canada or Mexico and be a paid 2015 member of OPA at an annual fee of $70. OPA is currently accepting new member applications. To become a member, please visit "Member Services". Deadline: January 23, 2015. $30 for one painting; $45 for two. Download prospectus (PDF format), or send a SASE to: 1000 Hart Road, Barrington, IL 60010. Questions? Contact Liz Pusch at Lpusch@oilpaintersofamerica.com or call 847-277-2890.
Jan24
Studio Montclair's ViewPoints 2015 Annual Exhibition (Posted: 11/17/14) -- Studio Montclair announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, June 4-30, 2015 at aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art, 591 Broad St, Newark, NJ. Cash awards. Juror: Jeffrey Wechsler. Open to all artists; all media including video and installations. $40 for 3 images. Deadline: January 24, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Phoebe Pollinger at studiomontclair@aol.com or call 973-744-1818.
Jan28
Elemental: earth, water, air, fire (Posted: 12/5/14) -- Flow Art Space in St Paul, MN announces a call to artists for a national art exhibition, March 6-26, 2015. $100 for Curator's Choice. Art in any medium will be considered, as long as it relates in some way to to earth, water, air, or fire. Artists must ship work from within the United States. Art will be selected by Flow Art Space Founder Melissa Metzler. $40 for 4 images, $5 each addl image. Deadline: January 28, 2015. Download prospectus (PDF format). Questions? Please contact Melissa Metzler at art@flowartspace.com or call 612-564-3569.
Jan30
Delray Beach Plein Air Competition (Posted: 10/15/14) -- The Delray Art League in Delray Beach, Florida seeks artists for the Delray Beach Plein Air Competition, February 26, 2015. Awards: $2,000 Cash total / First, Second, Third Place, Juror's Recognition & Honorable Mention. Jurors: Michele Byrne, Renown Artist & Art Educator; Marisa Pascucci, Curator at Boca Museum of Art; Violeta de la Serna, PleinAir Magazine. Open to 18 years or older. $40 entry fee. Deadline: January 30, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Ralph Papa at artistpapa@bellsouth.net or call 561-374-0837.
Jan31
St. Charles Fine Art Show (Posted: 11/6/14) -- The 17th Annual St. Charles Fine Art Show will be held May 23 & 24, 2015 along the banks of the Fox River in the scenic downtown district of St. Charles, Illinois, approximately 40 miles west of Chicago. This award-winning, highly regarded show features the work of approximately 100 juried artists in mediums including watercolor, oil, sculpture, photography, jewelry, ceramics, fiber, wood, mixed media, glass and more. The Purchase Award Program has generated an average of $45,000 over the past five years. $35 Jury Fee. Deadline: January 31, 2015. Visit website for more information. Questions? Please contact Chris Prieve at info@downtownstcharles.org or call 630-443-3969.
Jan31
Sculpture in the Park 2015 (Posted: 11/24/14) -- August 7, 8, & 9, Loveland, Colorado. America's largest outdoor juried sculpture show and sale. The event is majestically staged against the backdrop of the Rocky Mountains and attracts thousands of art lovers and collectors from across the country to Loveland's Benson Sculpture Garden. Deadline: January 31, 2015. Visit website for prospectus or call (970) 663-2940.
Jan31
Expressions West 2015 (Posted: 11/26/14) -- The Coos Art Museum in Coos Bay, OR announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, April 24 - June 27, 2015. 1st Place Award: $1000, 2nd: $750, 3rd: $250, 4 honorable mention. Juror: Brian Hoover. Painters residing in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming are invited to provide up to three submissions in one or more of four media: oil, acrylic, pastel, or watercolor. Any and all themes of expression define the parameters of acceptable entries. Previous winners of cash awards from Expressions West 2013 and Expressions West 2014 are eligible to enter, but will not be eligible to win a cash award. Deadline: January 31, 2015. Up to 3 submissions: $20 for the 1st plus $10 for the 2nd plus $10 for the 3rd. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: Coos Art Museum, 235 Anderson, Coos Bay, OR 97420. Questions? Please contact the Coos Art Museum, attn. Expressions West at info@coosart.org or call 541-267-3901.
Feb1
IV Bienial Ciudad Juárez - El Paso Biennial 2015 (Posted: 10/6/14) -- The El Paso Museum of Art in El Paso, TX and the Museo de Arte Ciudad Juárez seek entries for a juried art exhibition, November 1, 2015 - February 7, 2016. Exhibition Prize: One artist will be selected for a solo exhibition traveling to both museums. Two Acquisition Prizes: The El Paso Museum of Art will purchase one work each by an American and Mexican artist. Jurors: Eduardo Díaz, Director Smithsonian Latino Center (Washington, DC); Santiago Espinosa de los Monteros, Renowned curator, museographer, and art critic (Mexico City). Entries can be submitted by artists of Mexican and American nationality, and those from other countries who have lived in Mexico or the United States for the last two years after residency status. Artists must live and work within 200 miles of the boundary between the United States and Mexico. No entry fee. Deadline: February 1, 2015. Download prospectus (PDF format).
Feb9
World Illustration Awards 2015 (Posted: 11/12/14) -- The Directory of Illustration & Association of Illustrators UK seek entries for a juried traveling exhibition (July 2015-December 2015) and catalog. Work entered into the World Illustration Awards will be reviewed by a jury of international industry professionals. The competition is open to illustrators working in any medium or context. Winners will be announced at a prestigious ceremony at Somerset House (London, UK). Selected works will also be showcased in an accompanying publication which will be circulated to all major commissioners of illustration. Deadline: February 9, 2015. Aprox $36 per image. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Flora at events@theaoi.com
Feb9
Call For Entries G25N's Semi-Annual Open Group Exhibit (Posted: 12/18/14) -- Art-Competition.net announces a call for submissions for Gallery 25N's online, no-theme "Semi-Annual Open Group Exhibit", that will consist of ten artists work. The work can be from realism to abstraction; and will be selected on uniqueness, execution quality and style. The exhibit will be featured for six months and extensively marketed. Deadline: February 9, 2015. $35 for 4 entries and $10 for each additional entry. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Chris at support@art-competition.net or call 845 765-2932.
Feb10
Water (Posted: 11/25/14) -- The Umpqua Valley Arts Center in Roseburg, Oregon announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, March 20 - May 2, 2015. Juror: Drew Lantrip. Eligible to all artists to submit up to (3) entries in all media. All work must be display-ready upon arrival. Entries must be original works of art and entirely created by the entrant. No work will be accepted into this show which is in violation of any copyright. Artwork must have been completed within the last two years, and must not have been previously exhibited at UVAA. Deadline: February 10, 2015. $20 (members) and $25 (non-members) for up to three images. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Sandee McGee at sandee@uvarts.com or call 541-672-2532.
Feb13
Southworks National Juried Exhibition (Posted: 11/5/14) -- The Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation (OCAF) in Watkinsville, Georgia announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, April 10 - May 8, 2015. $1000 Best in Show, $500 each for 1st Merit 2-D & 3-D, $200 each for 3 Merit Awards, and $100 People's Choice. Juror: Will South, Chief Curator for Columbia Museum of Art, South Carolina. Open to any living artist above the age of 18, residing within the United States. Works must be original, completed within the last three years, and must have never been exhibited at OCAF. Up to three images may be submitted per application. Applications, images, and payment may be submitted online, or mailed to us directly. $35 for Non-members, $25 for Members. Deadline: February 13, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Charles Warnock, Gallery Director at imawarnock@charter.net or 706-369-8789.
Feb14
St. Clair Art Fair (Posted: 11/5/14) -- The St. Clair Art Association announces a call to artists for the St. Clair Art Fair, June 27-28, 2015 at Palmer Park & Riverview Plaza in downtown St. Clair. $2500 cash awards. Juried by a broad panel of academic and professional advisors. Please see St. Clair Art Fair 2015 application for specific rules, regulations and requirements. Jury Fee: $20 per medium, Booth Fee: $225. Deadline: February 14, 2015. Questions? Contact Sandy Attebury at info@stclairart.org or call 810-329-9576.
Feb14
The 30th Annual Tallahassee International Juried Competition (Posted: 11/25/14) -- The Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts in Tallahassee, FL seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, August 24-October 4, 2015. First prize: $1,000. Second prize: $500. Juried by Select FSU College of Fine Arts faculty. Open to artists 18+ in the US and worldwide, all media is eligible for consideration. A color catalog is produced and in most cases return shipping, within the US, is provided. Deadline: February 14, 2015. $20/2 works. Download prospectus (PDF format), or send a SASE to: FSU MoFA, Tallahassee International, 530 West Call, Room 250, Tallahassee FL 32306-1140. Questions? Please contact Jean Young at tallahasseeinternational@fsu.edu or call 850-644-3906.
Feb16
The Blue Show (Posted: 12/10/14) -- Linus Galleries seeks entries for an upcoming online exhibition. There is no lack of blue around us, from our oceans to our sky to our jeans. It's a calming color that induces trust and focus, amongst many other qualities. Blue, in all of its varying hues is simply a pleasing color and is consequently the worlds' most common favorite color! Submit your best art that communicates any and everything Blue! Open to all professional and amateur artists. All art mediums considered. $35 for 3 entries, $5 for additional entries. Deadline: February 16, 2015. Visit website for details. Questions? Please contact Linus Galleries at info@linusgallery.com or call 310-491-0269.
Feb20
Anna Maria Island Art League Inc. 27th Annual Springfest Festival of Fine Arts & Crafts (Posted: 10/6/14) -- Call to Artists! Over 100 local, regional & national artists selected to participate in this highly regarded juried open air art festival at City Hall Field on Anna Maria Island, March 14 & 15, 2015. Deadline: February 20, 2015. Jury Fee $45 and 12x12 Booth Fee $175. Acceptance based on jurying & space available. $2,500 Cash Awards. 12 Categories: Oils/Acrylics, Watercolors, Graphics/Pastels, Photography, Glass, Mixed Media, Pottery/Clay, Fiber/Paper, Wood, Metal, Sculpture, (Jewelry 20% of show). by Anna Maria Island Art League Inc., 5312 Holmes Blvd, Holmes Beach, FL 34217. Visit website for more information. Questions? Contact Laura McGeary, Festivals Coordinator at artleaguefestivals@gmail.com.
Feb22
Fusion (Posted: 12/14/14) -- Arc Gallery in San Francisco announces a call to artists for a national juried art exhibition, May 2 - June 20, 2015. Juror's Award ribbon & certificate to 3 artists with works expressing most imaginative interpretation of theme. Juror: Olivia Ongpin of Luna Rienne Gallery. Open to all artists residing in the United States. $35 entry fee. Deadline: February 22, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Priscilla Otani at arcgallerysf@gmail.com.
Feb23
Fifth Annual Art and Earth Juried Exhibit (Posted: 12/9/14) -- The Berkeley Arts Council announces the Fifth Annual Art and Earth Juried Exhibit, to be held at the Berkeley Art Works in Martinsburg, West Virginia from April 2 through May 3, 2015. Entries should reflect the artist's view of nature, the environment, or reflect an Earth Day related theme. The juror for this year's exhibit is Margaret Winslow, Associate Curator for Contemporary Art at the Delaware Museum in Wilmington, Delaware. Open to all visual artists over the age of 18 in all media who reside anywhere in the United States. $25 for 2 images, $10 additional images (Max 4). Deadline: February 23, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Rip Smith at berkeleyartswv@gmail.com or call 304-620-7277.
Feb27
America's ClayFest III (Posted: 10/24/14) -- The Art League of Lincoln and Blue Line Arts announce a call to artists for a juried exhibition, April 17 - May 30, 2015 at Blue Line Arts Gallery, Roseville, CA. Awards: $3000+. Jurors: Tip Toland and Peter Held. Open to all clay artists across the United States and around the World! All pieces must be a minimum of 70% clay and have been made after January 1, 2013. $40 for 1 to 3 pieces. Deadline: February 27, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Mike Daley at mdaley@americasclayfest.org or call 1-916-543-9669.
Feb27
Drawn: The Second Annual International Exhibition of Contemporary Drawing (Posted: 12/15/14) -- Manifest Gallery in Cincinnati, OH announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, April 17 - May 15, 2015. Exhibiting artists will also be featured in the 'season annual' publication. Open to all artists. Students and professionals are equally encouraged to enter. The only limitation is that entries must represent original works which qualify in some considerable way as drawing. $36 for up to 3 entries, $10 for each additional entry. Deadline: February 27, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Jason Franz, Executive Director at jason@manifestgallery.org or call 513-861-3638.
Feb28
Shape and Shadow (Posted: 10/16/14) -- The Mount Dora Center for the Arts Gallery in Mount Dora, Florida announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, May 8 - June 18, 2015. $700 in awards. Juror: Stacy Barter. Open to all artists in all mediums. Two and three dimensional works will be accepted, as well as mixed media. There are no size restrictions for 2-D or 3-D work. Artists are invited and encouraged to depict inanimate objects for the qualities of form, color, texture, composition and the theme Shape and Shadow. Explore any interpretations that apply. $25 entry fee. Deadline: February 28, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Nancy at nancy@mountdoracenterforthearts.org or call 352-383-0880. (image by: Stacy Barter)
Mar1
The Know Art Project/ Slippery Rock University (Posted: 9/11/14) -- The Know Art Project, in conjunction with the Women's and Gender Studies Program and Martha Gault Art Society of Slippery Rock University (Slippery Rock, PA) announces Global Images of U.S. Women. Female artists from around the world (excluding American citizens) are invited to interpret how they see women of The United States of America. Artists of every level, background, and age are encouraged to submit work. This is a non-juried exhibit and submission is free. All art must be executed on a standard 5x7 (13cmx18cm) postcard. Works may be in any medium as long as pieces remain 2 dimensional and fitted onto a postcard. All submissions will become part of the permanent collection of works of the Women's and Gender Studies Program of Slippery Rock University and possibly used for publication. No art will be returned. The exhibit runs March 30 - April 2, 2015 at the Robert M. Smith Student Center. On 3/30 there will be an opening reception and discussion pertaining to the exhibit. As well, a panel discussion will take place on 3/31 exploring the intersections of art, politics, and gender theory. Please include artist's name, age, country of origin, and contact information with all work. All artist contact information will be included in the exhibition. Send submissions to: The Know Art Project c/o William Smith, 248 Maple Street, Slippery Rock, PA, 16057, USA. Deadline: March 1, 2015. Questions? Contact Bill Smith at wds1620@gmail.com or call 724-421-5393.
Mar1
The 5 B's: Birds, Bees, Butterflies, Bats, and Bugs (Posted: 11/7/14) -- Wayne Art Center and Bird Town, Pennsylvania, the working partner of the Audubon Society, will be collaborating on an exhibition featuring works depicting birds, bats, bees, butterflies and other insects. The show will include two and three-dimensional works that will be showcased inside and outdoors at the Wayne Art Center from Sunday, March 29 through Saturday, May 2, 2015. The exhibition of paintings, works on paper, mixed media, as well as ceramics, sculpture, jewelry, fiber and glass will be on display in the Davenport Gallery. Outdoor sculpture will be installed in the gardens of the Wayne Art Center. $2,000 in awards. Jurors: Perky Edgerton and Brian Meunier. Deadline: March 1, 2015. $35 entry fee. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Patti Hallowell at patti@wayneart.org or call 610-688-3553.
Mar1
9th Annual Wayne Plein Air Festival (Posted: 11/12/14)
The Wayne Art Center seeks artists for the 9th Annual Wayne Plein Air Festival. This year's juror, Ray Roberts, will select 30 artists to compete in the festival from May 12-16 in Wayne, PA and its historical and pastoral surroundings. Works completed during the festival week will be judged for prizes amounting up to $10,000. $40 entry fee. Deadline: March 1, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Patti Hallowell at patti@wayneart.org or call 610-688-3553.
Mar1
The Psylodelic Gallery Neo-Psychedelic Evolution: Mind Manifesting Art (Posted: 12/5/14) -- The Psylodelic Gallery in Pomeroy, OH announces a call to artists. First Place: $500.00 and exhibition from June-September 2015, Second Place: $250.00 and honorable mention, Third Place: $100.00. Juried by artists: Robin Stickney, Spencer Bohren, Bob Steeler. Candidates must be 18 years of age or older. There are no medium stipulations, so long as they are within and can be related to the theme. Submissions may include, but are not limited to: Photography, Print, Graphic Design, Ceramics/Sculpture, Clothing, Video/Audio, Mixed Media, etc. See prospectus for complete guidelines. Submit entries online. Deadline: March 1, 2015. $69 entry fee. Questions? Contact Vanessa L Kaukonen at fpman@earthlink.net or call 740-992-2575.
Mar2
Ivyside Juried Art Competition (Posted: 10/29/14) -- Artists will be selected from on-line submissions by a faculty committee. Up to six artists are awarded annually with a solo gallery exhibition in one of two gallery spaces (each approximately 13' x 25') at the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts at Penn State Altoona. The competition is open to all visual artists in all media. Entries must have been completed within the last two years. If awarded, artwork must be suitable for installation and must not exceed 84" in any firm dimension. Two-dimensional works must not weigh more than 60 lbs., including frame, and must be ready to hang with the appropriate attached hardware. Three-dimensional works weighing over 80 lbs must have a base that can be rolled or composed of elements that can be easily moved. If awarded, artwork may be hand-delivered or shipped prepaid. Penn State Altoona will make every effort to cover return shipping. No entry fee. Deadline: March 2, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Eleanor H. Feeley at ehf10@psu.edu or call 814-949-5451.
Mar13
Capitol Hill People's Fair (Posted: 12/15/14) -- Capitol Hill United Neighborhoods, Inc. seeks artists for the Capitol Hill People's Fair, June 6-7 at Civic Center Park, Denver, CO. Best in Show Award. Several categories including fine art and handcrafted art. See website for full details. Deadline: March 13, 2015. $335 for fine artist - other categories vary. Questions? Contact Andrea Furness at andreafurness@chundenver.org or 303-830-1651.
Mar15
12th Annual Juried Multimedia Art Exhibition (Posted: 12/17/14) -- The Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community announces a call to artists for a national juried art exhibition, May 31 - June 30, 2015 at Park Gables Gallery in Harrisonburg, VA. $5,000 in awards. Jurors: Ron Boehmer, Nan Covert, Richard Pumphrey. Open to all artists residing in the USA. Entries must be original work recently executed (2013 - 2015) and not previously displayed in Park Gables Gallery. Works must be available May 28 - June 30, 2015. Deadline: March 15, 2015. $35 for one to three entries. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: VMRC Art Exhibition, 1491 Virginia Ave, Harrisonburg, VA 22802. Questions? Contact Anne Pauley at artexhibit@vmrc.org or 540-564-3400.
Mar16
Art Festival of Henderson 2015 (Posted: 12/15/14) -- The City of Henderson, Nevada seeks artists for its annual art festival, May 9-10, 2015. The event will feature a variety of contemporary artists, fine craft, fashion and home décor artisans, as well as chalk art masterpieces. Paintings, sculptures, pottery, jewelry, photography and much more will be on display. Deadline: March 16, 2015. $25 application fee; Booth fees vary. See HendersonLive.com for an application. Questions? Contact Annette Mullins at Annette.Mullins@cityofhenderson.com or call 702-267-2171.
Mar18
Camera USA 2015: National Photography Award and Exhibition (Posted: 12/10/14) -- The Naples Art Association seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, June 15 - July 17, 2015 at The von Liebig Art Center in Naples, Florida. Jurors: Harry Benson, Patty Carroll and Ariel Shanberg. Open to photographers residing in the USA who are shooting in the USA. Submit one photograph taken in the United States after January 1, 2011 for a bricks & mortar exhibition at The von Liebig Art Center in Naples, Florida. The National Photography Award of $5,000 cash will be given to one photographer. The winner will also receive two-nights hotel accommodations and round-trip air tickets to attend the preview reception on June 12, 2015. A winning photographer residing in the State of Florida will receive a $300 travel stipend in lieu of air tickets. Deadline: March 18, 2015. $32 ($27 for NAA members). Enter online. Questions? Contact Jack O'Brien at jack.obrien@naplesart.org or call (239) 262-6517 ext. 106.
Mar25
Art Olympia (Posted: 12/11/14) -- Art Olympia is a new international open art competition. The main goals are to discover talented artists and to support them so that their global art careers may flourish. Art Olympia will give away a total of $500,000 in cash awards and prizes to 240 select artists from all over the world. Selected works will be displayed June 13-28, 2015 in Toshima City, Tokyo Japan. Judges details. Regardless of nationality, you must be a resident of North or South America and 18 years of age or older. All participants are entitled to enter in the General Category. Entrants who are enrolled in a university (grad school) or technical school or similar may simultaneously enter the Student Category. See prospectus for complete rules. General submission: $60 for 1 image, $100 for 2 images, $140 for 3 images; Student: $40 for 1 image, $70 for 2 images, $100 for 3 images. Deadline: March 25, 2015. Questions? Contact Kunimasa Mito at info@artolympia.jp
Mar31
Deep Freeze (Posted: 12/12/14) -- Flow Art Space in St Paul, MN announces a call to artists for a national art exhibition, January 8-29, 2016. $100 Curator's Choice Award. Embrace the inevitability of winter. Here's your chance to express your winter wonder or to vent some frustration through your creation. This group exhibition is scheduled for January 2016 so you will have plenty of opportunity to be inspired while this winter is in full force. Art in any medium will be considered, including drawing, photography, printmaking, encaustics, mixed media, painting, sculpture, installation, polymer clay, collage, ceramics, glass, wood, book art, fiber, video (will be presented on an iPad), etc. $40 for 4 images, $5 each addl image. Deadline: March 31, 2015. Download prospectus (PDF format). Questions? Please contact Melissa Metzler at art@flowartspace.com or call 612-564-3569.
Apr3
ART at the OPOMAC (Posted: 10/20/14) -- The Old Post Office Museum & Art Center (OPOMAC) in Graham, TX announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, May 2 - June 8, 2015. Expected $6000 in cash awards. Juror: Tony Eubanks. Must be 21 years of age or older to enter. Artwork must not have been shown previously at the OPOMAC. Original 2 & 3-dimensional art only in oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastel, mixed media, or sculpture. $25 per entry. Deadline: April 3, 2015. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: OPOMAC, 510 3rd St., Graham, TX 76450. Questions? Contact Marlene Edwards at OPOMAC@sbcglobal.net
Apr5
Pikes Peak Art & Music Festival (Posted: 12/11/14) -- The Pikes Peak Arts Council seeks artists for the Pikes Peak Art & Music Festival, July 3-5, 2015 at the America the Beautiful Park in Colorado Springs, CO. Awards: First, Second and Third Place. 5 jurors (working artists and arts administrators). Jurors will be looking for work that is well conceived and executed, and which exhibits imagination and originality. All works displayed at the festival must be the artist's own, original handcrafted work. Deadline: April 5, 2015. Apply via Zapplication. $30 Application Fee. Questions? Contact Nora Hardin at director@pikespeakartscouncil.org or 719-475-2465.
May6
And They're Off... (Posted: 10/24/14) -- The Creative Art League of Jessamine County announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, May 1-25, 2015 at the Polvino Family Art Center, 109 S. Main, Nicholasville, KY. $500 for Best of Show. Juror: Elizabeth Foley, Lexington, Kentucky. Open to all artists over 18 living in US. Work must have been completed within past 2 years. No nudes or works depicting political or social statements accepted. $25 for first three entries; $5 for each succeeding entry. Deadline: May 6, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Constance Grayson at caljessamine@gmail.com or 870-636-0917.
May15
Smithfield Fall Festival of the Arts (Posted: 9/26/14) -- The Isle of Wight-Smithfield-Windsor Chamber of Commerce seeks artists for a juried art festival, September 19, 2015 in Downtown Smithfield, VA. Prizes include $1,000 for Best in Show, and $200 prizes for first place in each category. Jurors: Aaron DeGroft, Sheila Gwaltney, Courtney Gardner. We welcome artists working in Ceramics, Drawing, Fiber/Leather, Glass, Jewelry, Metal, Painting, Photography, Wood, and other media. All artwork must be designed and executed by the artist. See prospectus for complete details. Deadline: May 15, 2015. $20 jury fee, $175 booth space. Questions? Contact Andrew Cripps at chamber@theisle.org or call 757-357-3502.
Jun30
2015 Art Kudos International Juried Competition (Posted: 11/29/14) -- All artists worldwide are invited to enter the 2015 Art Kudos Competition. Selected finalists will appear in a year-long online exhibition at www.artKudos.com. $4,500 in cash awards: Best of Show - $1,200; Second Place - $1,000; Third Place - $750; Founder's Award of Distinction - $500; (3) Merit Awards - $250 each; (3) Honorable Mentions - $100 each. The awards judge is Charles Long, Professor of Art at the University of California, Riverside. Open to artists 18 or older. Drawings, paintings, printmaking, photography, digital art, sculpture, installations, wood, glass, ceramics, fiber art and mixed media are eligible. Media not accepted: video/film, wearable art (clothing or jewelry). $35 fee for 3 images. Deadline: June 30, 2015. Visit website for prospectus.
Sep15
Rose Squared Productions Fine Art & Fine Craft Shows - 2015 (Posted: 9/29/14) -- Rose Squared is seeking artists for juried fine art and fine craft events: May 16-17, Verona, NJ; June 20-21, Montclair, NJ; September 19-20, Upper Montclair, NJ; October 17-18, Montclair, NJ. To be accepted to the juried shows, four images of work and a booth image are required. Jurying begins October 1, 2014 and continues until full. $25 single annual application fee. Download application (PDF format). Visit website to learn more about Rose Squared. For more information: info@rosesquared.com or call 908-874-5247.
Oct1
Sugarloaf Craft Festivals - Fall 2015 (Posted: 8/18/14) -- Sugarloaf Craft Festivals is seeking artists for its Fall juried art festivals: October 9-11 in Timonium, MD; October 16-18 in Gaithersburg, MD; October 23-25 in Somerset, NJ; November 6-8 in Oaks, PA; November 20-22 in Gaithersburg, MD; December 11-13 in Chantilly, VA. The Artist or Craftsperson who designs the work and is a principal of the business must be present to show their work. All work must be original and completely finished. Jurying begins January 9, 2015 and continues until full. $20 Seasonal Jurying Fee. Visit website for application. Questions? Contact Lorrie Staley at apply@sugarloaffest.com or call 301-990-1400.
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