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Apr20
6x6x2014 - International Call for Entries (Posted: 1/11/14) -- Rochester Contemporary Art Center's (RoCo), international small art phenomenon returns for the 7th year! Help us once again to build an incredible exhibition of thousands of artworks made and donated by celebrities, international & local artists, designers, college students, youths, and YOU. Each artwork must be 6x6 square inches (15cm) or mounted to a 6x6 board, signed only on the back, and exhibited anonymously. All entries will be accepted and exhibited in the gallery and online. All artworks will also be offered for sale to the public for $20 each to benefit RoCo. Artist names will be revealed to the buyer upon purchase and all artworks will remain on display through July 13, 2014. Sold Out artists' names will be revealed next to their work online on July 4. Artists may enter up to 6 artworks of any medium (2D or 3D) and there is no fee to enter. Last years exhibition included 6,000 artworks from 45 different countries and every US State! Deadline: April 20, 2014 (or Postmarked by April 19). Visit website to learn more. Questions? Please contact RoCo at info@rochestercontemporary.org or call 585-461-2222.
Apr21
Atlanta Arts Festival (Posted: 1/11/14) -- The Atlanta Arts Festival seeks artists for its annual event, September 13-14, 2014 at Piedmont Park. $7,500.00 in total award monies; $500 to the artist judged as "Best in Category" for each category/medium and $1,500 to the artist judged as "Best in Show". Original fine art/fine craft. 12 categories: clay, drawing/graphics/printmaking, fiber/leather, glass, jewelry, metal, 2D mixed media, 3D mixed media, painting oil/acrylics, painting watercolor/pastel, photography/digital art, wood. For complete details see the prospectus. $25 application fee. Deadline: April 21, 2014. Questions? Please contact Julie Tepp at Julie@AtlantaArtsFestival.com or call 770-941-9660.
Apr21
Art Comes Alive (Posted: 2/17/14) -- ADC, Art Design Consultants, Inc. announces a call to artists for a fine art contest & exhibition, June 7 - July 11, 2014 in Cincinnati, OH. $120,000+ in Awards. Our list of prestigious Jurors from all around the country cast their votes for the top 150 artists. Open to all artists over the age of 18 living in North America. Accepting artists working in all mediums and subjects. $45 1st Image, $25 2nd Image, $15 3rd Image, Free 4th Image. Deadline: April 21, 2014. Enter online. Questions? Please contact Kelly Killips at kelly@adcfineart.com or call 513-723-1222.
Apr24
Metro Montage XIV at Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art (Posted: 2/11/14) -- MCMA's Metro Montage XIV is now accepting entries. This exhibition is well known in Atlanta for it's curation of quality work in a variety of media. The exhibition will be on display at Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art July 19 through September 15, 2014. First Place: $750.00, Second Place: $500, Third Place: $250. Juror: Rachel White, Hunter Museum of American Art. All media accepted. All entries must be original work. Work must be recent and must not have been previously shown at MCMA. For more information on guidelines and to download an application, visit our website. $35 MCMA Members, $40 Non-Members. Deadline: April 24, 2014. Questions? Contact Jennifer Fox at jfoxmcma@bellsouth.net or call 770-528-1444 x15.
Apr25
74th Regional Exhibition (Posted: 1/21/14) -- The Arnot Art Museum in Elmira, NY announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, June 20 - August 9, 2014. More than $10,000 in cash awards. Jurors: James Peck, Deborah Pokinski, Kathrine Page. Open to artists 18 and older living in Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island or Vermont. Work over 5 years old or previously shown at the Arnot Art Museum are not eligible. Maximum of 2 pieces per artist. $40 for non-members, $25 for Museum members. Deadline: April 25, 2014. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: Arnot Art Museum, 235 Lake Street, Elmira, NY 14901-3191. Questions? Please contact Laura Wetmore at lwetmore@arnotartmuseum.org
Apr25
The 3rd International Photography Annual (INPHA 3) (Posted: 2/11/14) -- Manifest Creative Research Gallery seeks entries for its award-winning juried annual publication of works of contemporary photography, lens-based art and writing about photography or light. $1000 in cash prizes, including $700 first prize. All selected artists receive a free copy of the hardcover book. Open to a broad range of lens-based and photographic submissions. This is not just for 'photographers' and 'photography' but also for anyone working creatively in a visual art or design field with work that incorporates the lens or photographic process in some significant way, including manipulated processes. Open to any media applicable to the practice of photography or lens-based work, including but by no means limited to traditional, digital/new media, photography, printmaking, mixed media, collage, etc. This is not a gallery exhibit. Deadline: April 25, 2014. $36 for up to 3 entries, $10 for each additional entry. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Jason Franz at jason@manifestgallery.org or 513-861-3638.
Apr26
Call for Entries - 4th Annual "Figurative" Online Juried Art Competition (Posted: 3/26/14) -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery seeks entries for an online art competition, May 1-31, 2014. Extensive worldwide publicity and promotion to the winning artists. Juror: John R Math. Open to all international 2D artists, including photography. No geographic restrictions. $12.00 for 1 to 2 entries & $20.00 for 3 to 5 entries. Deadline: April 26, 2014. Online submissions only. Questions? Please contact John R Math at info@lightspacetime.com or call 888-490-3530.
Apr27
"Dimensions, A 50th Anniversary" (Posted: 2/26/14) -- Associated Artists of Winston-Salem is celebrating the 50th anniversary of our National Juried Exhibit, Dimensions, in June. The first Dimensions exhibition was held in 1964, so this year's competition will serve as a testament to the success of the show. Having Jean W. McLaughlin, the Director of the Penland School of Crafts, as the juror, will add to the level of excellence in this year's landmark competition. Dimensions routinely attracts artists from around the United States and Puerto Rico. Over $1,800 in awards. Works in all fine art media completed within the last 5 years are eligible, as long as they have not been displayed in any previous one month or longer AAWS exhibits. Art should be original (no mass-produced prints or reproductions). Hand-pulled prints, original digital prints and photographs are acceptable. Photographers should enter the first edition of a print run. All work must be the exhibitor's original idea and be created by the exhibitor - not done under the supervision of an instructor. Artists must be at least 15 years of age. Non-AAWS Members: Up to 3 works - $40. For each additional work, add $7. Deadline: April 27, 2014. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Piers Clarkson at info@associatedartists.org or call (336)747-1463.
Apr27
Windmill Art Competition (Posted: 3/5/14) -- Focus Point & Shape Online Art Gallery announces a call to artists for an online art competition, May 3 - June 30, 2014. Awards: Best of Show at the top, 1st and 2nd Place per medium. Juror: Elizabeth Merchant. This competition is for Watercolor, Oils, Acrylic media, Mixed Media, Charcoal, Graphite, Photography. We encourage entries from artists, regardless of where they reside... to apply to this competition by submitting their best representational or non-representational art. $15 for 1-2 images and $25 for 3-4 images. Deadline: April 27, 2014. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Elizabeth Merchant at curator@focuspointshape.com or call 520-572-0677.
Apr30
Second Annual Portrait / Figurative Art Competition and Exhibition (Posted: 3/30/14) -- "A good portrait ought to tell something of the subject's past and/or suggest something of his future." - Bill Brandt (photographer). CAGO is proud to announce the second annual call to artists for the Portrait/Figurative Art Competition and Exhibition, May 19, 2014 to June 15, 2014. All 2D and 3D amateur and professional artists are invited to create their best art and enter. Must be original work to the artist. 2D (Printmaking, painting, mixed media, photography, etc.) and 3D (ceramics, sculpture, etc.) pieces only. The artist must be willing to sell their work (print or original piece). Awards: Radio Interview, Membership to the Gallery, Event Collateral, Artist Marketing and Promotion and much more. Submission fees are $15 for 3 entries and $20 for up to 5 entries. To gain further details, visit our website. Deadline: April 30, 2014. Questions? Contact Portia Simms at cago.artcompetition@gmail.com or call 305-508-1788.
Apr30
A Tile & A Vessel (Posted: 4/3/14) -- The Silver City CLAY Festival's International Juried Exhibition, held July 31 - August 3, 2014 in Silver City, NM requires that each entry consist of two clay components: one, the artist's interpretation of a vessel, and one, the artist's interpretation of a tile. They must relate to each other in design and/or function. The pairing may exist as separate parts or as one physically integrated piece; however, each submitted pairing will be juried and sold as one work. Open to all artists residing everywhere. $1000.00 - 1st Place Tad Van der Weele Memorial Award; $750.00 - 2nd Place; $500.00 - 3rd Place; $200.00 - Tile Heritage Prize. Juror: Nawal Motawi. All entries must be original and executed since January 1, 2013, and not previously submitted to other shows. Tiles should not be larger than 12" by 12" and must be prepared for hanging if appropriate for the piece. The vessel is limited to 24" high and no more than 20lbs in weight. Entries must be made of natural clay with no restrictions as to finish or technique. Accepted entries must be available for sale. A maximum of 3 entries may be submitted. 1 Entry/$30; 2 Entries/$35; 3 Entries/$40. Deadline: April 30, 2014. Download prospectus (PDF format). Questions? Contact Jessie Thetford at jessie@clayfestival.com or call 575-538-5560.
Apr30
Application Call - New Artists Feature (Posted: 4/17/14) -- Culturehall, a curated digital artist registry, invites artists working in all disciplines to participate in an open call for applications. From the call, four artists will be selected for inclusion in the New Artists Feature - a quarterly publication that highlights each artist's work through text and images. Features publish to the Culturehall homepage and as a newsletter to a list of 10,000 subscribers. Artists also receive membership to the Culturehall Registry where they can directly share their work, accomplishments and events with the audience of curators, collectors, gallerists and other arts professionals who visit Culturehall daily. Applications are $35 USD. Selected artists will be able to share their full portfolio with no additional fees or subscriptions. Deadline: April 30, 2014. For more information and to apply, please visit website.
May1
3rd Annual International Fine Arts Competition (Posted: 12/1/13) -- Art Fusion Galleries in Miami, Florida announces a call to artists for a juried art competition. Up to $25,000 in Awards. Accepted Media: sculptures, photography, oils on canvas, acrylics on canvas, digital photography, wood & ceramic mosaics, ceramic wall sculptures, oil pastels, watercolors, charcoals on paper, collages. Non Accepted Media: Installations, film video art, jewelry, crafts and performing arts. All Visual Artists must be at least 18 years of age to participate. If you are under 18 years of age, the submission must be signed by a legal guardian. $40.00 for 5 images/ $60.00 for 10 images. Deadline: May 1, 2014. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Jim Murphy at ifac@artfusiongalleries.com or call (305) 573-5730.
May1
Me, Myself and I, National Juried Self-portrait Exhibition (Posted: 2/7/14) -- Eastern New Mexico University seeks self-portraits for an upcoming exhibit, June 1 - August 29, 2014 at the Runnels Gallery in Portales, New Mexico. Spotlight Awards, Cash Prizes. Social, cultural, political, gender, age and sexual orientation are part of our identities as individuals. Each of these elements play a part in how we identify within various constructs such as family, workforce, community and greater society. The aim of this exhibition is to feature self-portraits that best depict our own individual identity and the ability to be a camellia of uniqueness or to fit within the statuesque. All artists will be featured. Artists are welcome to submit as many self-portraits as they wish; however, the gallery can only guarantee a minimum of six photos per artist will be displayed. If space permits, more photos will be used. Self-portraits must be original, completed within the last five years and not previously shown at Runnels Gallery. Self-portraits must be 8" x 10". No landscapes orientations accepted. Self-portraits can be traditional photography, digital photography, digital illustrations, and photo/scanned replications of drawings, paintings or sculptures. Artwork will not be sold, nor will it be returned. Free to enter. Deadline: May 1, 2014. Download prospectus (PDf format). Questions? Please contact Bryan Hahn at Bryan.Hahn@enmu.edu or call 575-562-2778.
May1
Soho Photo Gallery 2014 National Photography Competition (Posted: 3/3/14) -- Soho Photo Gallery in New York, NY announces a call to artists for a juried photography exhibition, July 2 - 26, 2014. $600 cash and prizes. Juror: Ariel Meyerowitz. Open to all U.S. residents, minimum age 18, excluding current members of Soho Photo Gallery. Submit entries at https://spg.slideroom.com. Entry Fees: $85, $65, $40. Deadline: May 1, 2014. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Joel Morgovsky at jmorgovsky@gmail.com
May1
HVAA 82nd Annual National Juried Exhibition (Posted: 4/9/14) -- The Hudson Valley Art Association announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, September 20-26, 2014 at the Salmagundi Club in NYC, NY. $12,000 in awards. Open to works in Traditional Oil, Watercolor, Pastel, Graphics, Sculpture, Drawing. $30 for first entry and $15 for second. Deadline: May 1, 2014. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact John Belardo at president@hvaaonline.org
May1
Projekt30's June 2014 Exhibition (Posted: 4/9/14) -- Projekt30 seeks art for its open-theme juried exhibition. The show will be promoted to our exclusive mailing list of art galleries and collectors, as well as on the web. This competition will be publicly juried: all submissions are presented to viewers who help select the winners. Our previous exhibitions have garnered countless sales and opportunities for participants. Projekt30 is a web-host dedicated to fine artists. Since 2003 we've featured over 10,000 artists and sold thousands of artworks. $30 for 10 images. Free for Projekt30 members. Deadline: May 1, 2014. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact admin@projekt30.com
May2
Call for Realism Art (Posted: 4/8/14) -- MyArtContest.com is pleased to announce an open call for Realism Art. This exhibition is open to all artists. Top 13 artists will receive art features in Artist Portfolio Magazine. $25 for 2 works of art, $50 for 5 works of art. Deadline: May 2, 2014. Visit website for prospectus.
May3
21st Annual Maritime Art Exhibition (Posted: 3/11/14) -- The Coos Art Museum in Coos Bay, Oregon announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, July 12 - September 27, 2014. Best of Show: $750, People's Choice $250, Port Award $250, Directors Award. Jurors: Marshall Johnson, Ray Hunter, Frank Gaffney. Open to all artists producing original maritime themed art works in painting and sculpture, including members of American Society of Marine artists and International Society of Marine Painters. If you are submitting a work that is part of a series, the submitted piece must be unique and distinguishable from any of your other works of art. Works that have previously been exhibited at Coos Art Museum are not eligible. Works must have been created within the past five (5) years. Paintings limited to 60 inches in any one direction and no more than 20 lbs. Sculpture limited to 60 inches in any one direction and no more than 25 lbs. Prints (photo serigraphs, digital or giclée) and photography are not eligible. $35 for up to 3 entries. Deadline: May 3, 2014. 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 at info@coosart.org or call 541-267-3901.
May4
3rd Bi-annual Open Juried Online International Art Competition (Posted: 3/1/14) -- Four Points Contemporary announces a call to artists for an online juried art exhibition. $1000 Cash Prize. Juror: Flavia Cosma. 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. $30 entry fee. Deadline: May 4, 2014. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Ahyor Thompson at competition@fourpointscontemporary.com or call 832-388-7639.
May5
Art and the Garden (Posted: 2/5/14) -- Artcenter Traverse City in Traverse City, Michigan announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibit, June 6-28, 2014 at The Botanic Garden at Historic Barns Park - Visitors Center. Awards: 1st Place - $500, 2nd Place - $250, 3rd Place - $100. Juror: Robert Fionda. Artists 18 years or older are eligible to participate. Original work, completed within the past two years, is eligible, but student work completed under the supervision of an instructor is not. Work that has been shown in previous "Art and the Garden" exhibits is not eligible. Giclee prints will not be accepted. $40 non-member, $30 member (up to 2 works), $15 additional work. Deadline: May 5, 2014. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Artcenter Traverse City at info@artcentertraversecity.org or call (231) 941-9488.
May5
Vulnerability vs. Strength (Posted: 2/27/14) -- Linus Galleries announces a call to artists for an online exhibition. Open to all artists internationally. To amateurs and professionals alike. Deadline: May 5, 2014. $35 for 3 entries, $5 for additional entries. Visit website for details. Questions? Please contact Linus Galleries at info@linusgallery.com or 310-491-0269.
May5
Art on the Wabash, a Local Artists' Fair (Posted: 3/17/14) -- Art on the Wabash is a juried outdoor art fair which will be held in Tapawingo Park, West Lafayette, IN from 10am-4pm on September 21, 2014. Open to artists living in Benton, Boone, Carroll, Cass, Clinton, Fountain, Howard, Jasper, Montgomery, Newton, Pulaski, Tippecanoe, Tipton, Warren, and White Counties in Indiana. The fair is presented by the City of West Lafayette, West Lafayette Parks and Recreation, and Morton Community Center with technical assistance from Tippecanoe Arts Federation. Sponsored by KitchenArt, the Store for Cooks. Application materials and further eligibility information are on the website. $15 entry fee. Juror: Julie Tourtillotte. People's Choice Award, selected by fair attendees. Deadline: May 5, 2014 at 5pm. Questions? Please contact Bev Shaw at bshaw@wl.in.gov or call 765-775-5100.
May7
Dorthea Lange-Paul Taylor Prize (Posted: 10/11/13) -- $10,000 award from the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, supports documentary artists, working alone or in teams, who are involved in extended, on-going fieldwork projects that rely on and exploit the interplay of words and images. Visit website to learn more. $65 entry fee. Deadline: May 7, 2014.
May7
Exposed: The Contemporary Nude - Photography Exhibition (Posted: 4/10/14) -- This month 1650 Gallery welcomes your artistic take on the theme Exposed: The Contemporary Nude Photography. Approximately fifty photographs will be chosen for the exhibition, May 24 - June 22, 2014 at 1650 Gallery in the Echo Park neighborhood of Los Angeles. Additional works may also be selected for an online gallery exhibition page. Open to all photographers internationally. $30 for five images. Deadline: May 7, 2014. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Tricia Noble at 1650gallery@gmail.com
May7
Dreams: Illusions and Fantasy (Posted: 4/10/14) -- Black Box Gallery in Portland, Oregon announces a call to artists for a juried photography exhibition, June 1-20, 2014. Juror: Jessica Johnston. Open to all photographers. $35.00 entry fee. Deadline: May 7, 2014. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Todd Johnson at info@blackboxgallery.com or call 503-804-5032.
May7
Art on Lark - Albany, NY (Posted: 4/16/14) -- Art on Lark is an amazing one day event held on Albany's Lark Street known as the little city within the city, June 7th, 2014. Lark Street is transformed into a carnival of artists showcasing (and selling) their work to locals and visitors from throughout the Northeast. This event is focused on handmade works and does not permit items to be displayed that are bought and resold. $75 Booth Fee. Awards for Metroland Best of and Times Union Best of. Deadline: May 7, 2014. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Tommy Nicchi at info@artonlark.com or call 518-336-LARK.
May8
Call for artists - San Francisco International Photography Exhibition (Posted: 12/18/13) -- Gallery Photographica seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, August 9-24, 2014 at the Studio 17 Gallery in San Francisco, California. 1st Place: $3,000; 2nd Place: $2,000; 3rd Place: $1,000; Gold and Silver Awards; 3 Portfolio Selection awards. Juror: Paula Tognarelli, Executive Director and Curator, Griffin Museum of Photography. Open to all photographers worldwide, 18 years and older. The competition is open to all genres and styles of photography. Registration and submission is online. $25 for 1st photograph; $10 for each additional. Deadline: May 8, 2014. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Gallery Photographica at info@galleryphotographica.com
May8
Impressions Online Competition (Posted: 4/18/14) -- Exhibitions Without Walls announces a call to artists for an online juried art exhibition, May 16 - August 1, 2014. Awards for Best In Competition, 2nd Place, 3rd Place and Awards of Excellence. Jurors: Mark Fitzgerald, Becky Najafi, Peter Carroll, Thomas Broadfoot, Ashley Sutherland-Winch, Amanda Clem. Open to all photographers and digital artists 18 years or older. $25 for first 5 images - $4 for each additional image up to 10. Deadline: May 8, 2014. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Ed Wedman at ewedman@exhibitionswithoutwalls.com or call 503-799-7849.
May9
Texas Spirit Art Show -TSAS National Competition (Posted: 1/30/14) -- The Old Post Office Museum and Art Center (OPOMAC) in Graham, TX seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, June 10 - July 4, 2014. $5,500 in cash awards. Juror: John Cook of Dallas. This is a national competition open to all artists 21 years of age and over. Artwork must not have been shown previously at the OPOMAC, or entered in any competition at the OPOMAC. Artwork does not have to reflect Texas, the West, cowboys, or any other western theme. Original 2 and 3-dimensional art only. No photography, prints, or computer-generated artwork. No artwork over 2 years old. $35 for up to 3 entries. Deadline: May 9, 2014. Enter online. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Marlene at 940-549-1470 or OPOMAC@sbcglobal.net
May9
48th Annual Lewiston Art Festival (Posted: 3/6/14) -- Lewiston Council on the Arts announces a Call to Artists for a juried art and fine craft competition and show on Aug 9 & 10, 2014 in the historic Village of Lewiston, NY. Over 30,000 people will attend this much anticipated outdoor festival. The festival is Lewiston's signature event and features work by 175 exceptional artists and fine crafters. Categories include paintings, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, fiber, glass, wood, mixed media and photography. $5000 in total prizes: 8 categories and Best Booth Display. Artist demonstrations and artists working with recycled materials are encouraged and highlighted in the event program. Center Street becomes pedestrian only for the 2-day festival. Rain or shine. Free parking. No admission charge. Complimentary artist awards breakfast Sunday morning. Deadline: May 9, 2014. Jury fee $15; Booth fee $175. Download prospectus (PDF format), or call (716) 754-0166.
May10
27th annual Northern National Art Competition (Posted: 3/4/14) -- The Nicolet College Art Gallery in Rhinelander, WI announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, July 22 - September 12, 2014. More than $8,500 in awards, Three $1,000 Awards of Excellence. Juror: Linda Benedict-Jones from Carnegie-Mellon University. This is a national competition open to artists 18 and over who are living in the United States. There is no particular theme. All recently completed original 2-D wall-hangable work is eligible. We accept all variety of media. We are interested in having a varied, high quality exhibit of contemporary American art. $30 to enter one or two images. Deadline: May 10, 2014. Download prospectus (PDF format), or send a SASE to: POB 518, Rhinelander, WI 54501. Questions? Please contact Katy Ralph at kralph@nicoletcollege.edu or call 715-365-4556.
May11
Through My Eyes - How I See It (Posted: 4/18/14) -- Las Laguna Gallery announces a call for entries for an upcoming art exhibition, June 5-27, 2014 in Laguna Beach, CA. All local, national and international artists, professional and amateur and multiple art mediums will be considered in this call for art. $35 for one image, $5 for additional images (max 15). Deadline: May 11, 2014. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: Las Laguna Gallery, 577 S Coast Hwy A-1, Laguna Beach, CA 92651. Questions? Contact Lori McBride at laslagunagallery@gmail.com or call 949-667-1803.
May12
Camera USA: National Photography Award and Exhibition 2014 (Posted: 12/24/13) -- The Naples Art Association seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, August 11 - September 26, 2014 at The von Liebig Art Center in Naples, Florida. Jurors: Dan Biferie, Clyde Butcher and Frederick S. Voss. All photographers residing in the United States are invited to submit one photograph taken in the United States after January 1, 2012. A $5,000 grand prize award will be presented to one photographer. The National Photography Award winner will receive two-nights hotel accommodations in Naples, Florida and round-trip economy class airfare to attend the preview reception on August 8, 2014. Deadline: May 12, 2014. $32 ($27 for NAA members). Enter online using JuriedArtServices.com. Questions? Please contact Jack O'Brien at jack.obrien@naplesart.org or call (239) 262-6517 ext. 106.
May12
34th Annual Spring Photography Contest (Posted: 2/14/14) -- Photographer's Forum magazine and Sigma announce a call to amateur photographers worldwide. Juried by a panel of three college-level photography instructors (TBD). 1st Place: $2000 + Sigma 18-35mm lens + Chimera lighting kit; 2nd Place: $1500 + Sigma 18-250mm lens + Manfrotto camera bag; 3rd Place: $1000; 4th Place: $125. Subject matter is open. All contest finalists published in the hardcover book Best of Photography 2014, winners published in Photographer's Forum magazine. $4.95 per photo by April 14; $5.95 per photo by May 12. Deadline: May 12, 2014. Enter online. Questions? Please contact Julie Simpson at julie@serbin.com or call 805-963-0439, ext. 240.
May14
Explore (Posted: 3/10/14) -- Flow Art Space in St Paul, MN seeks artists' submissions for an upcoming exhibition, July 16 - August 2. July 20th marks 45 years since Apollo 11 landed on the moon. That single yet astonishing act fueled the imagination and hopes of millions of people. All these years later, what do we explore in earnest today? What should we be exploring? Why is exploration important? What have we stopped exploring that may come back to bite us? Although inspired by the historical anniversary of our moon landing, the theme is open for interpretation. Eligible artists must be 18+ years of age and ship work from within the United States. A variety of media is encouraged, and all 2D and 3D work will be considered. Deadline: May 14, 2014. Submission fee varies ($15-$45). Download prospectus (PDF format) for details. Questions? Contact Melissa Metzler at art@flowartspace.com or call 612-564-3569.
May14
State of Being - RSI Bank's 3rd Annual Artists Contest (Posted: 4/3/14) -- RSI Bank in Rahway, NJ announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, June 8 - July 3, 2014. $4500 in total prizes. Jurors: Sandra Gendlek, Donna Gustafson, Patrick Schiavano. Open to open to artists living in New Jersey, New York, Connecticut or Pennsylvania. Artists must be a minimum age of 18 to enter. Deadline: May 14, 2014. $10 entry fee - Donated to Arts Guild, NJ. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Gregory D Trowbridge at gtrowbridge@rsibanking.com or call 732.587.1509.
May15
More&more Mixed Media Juried Art Competition (Posted: 2/12/14) -- M.S. Rezny Gallery in Lexington, KY announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, July 1-31, 2014. $500 First Place and 3 - $100 Merit Awards. Juror: Jenine Culligan. Open to all individual artists working in the contemporary arts. The artist must use two different sources of materials to create one image. All artwork must be original (no copies or reproductions of original paintings or other artwork). $25 non-refundable entry fee for first 3 images, $5 for each additional image. (Not to exceed five images) Deadline: May 15, 2014. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Mary Rezny at mail@msrezny.com or call 859-252-4647.
May16
Future Art Masters Exhibition (FAME) (Posted: 1/29/14) -- American Artists Professional League, Inc. announces a national call to art students for an online art exhibition, May 20 - August 15, 2014. Awards will be given in two categories: (1) Art students pursuing traditional tract; (2) Art students pursuing traditional tract to age 25 will be eligible for a scholarship. Open to all art students of colleges and art institutions. Up to 5 entries per student may be submitted for selection in the same media only; however only one entry per artist will be selected. Work only in Representational or Traditional Realism will be considered. Original oil, acrylic, water media, mixed media, pastel and sculpture. There will be two classes for submitting work: Students under the age of 19 and Students 19 years of age and above. Under 18, parental permission is required. $20 for 1st entry; $5 for each additional. Deadline: May 16, 2014. Download prospectus (PDF format). Questions? Please contact Peter Rossi, President at office@aaplinc.org or call 212-645-1345.
May17
Red Clay Survey: 2014 Exhibition of Contemporary Southern Art (Posted: 1/7/14) -- Huntsville Museum of Art in Huntsville, AL announces a call to artists for a regional juried art exhibition, August 17 - October 26, 2014. Over $10,000 in cash awards. Juror: Susanna Coffey. Artists must be over 18 years of age and reside in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, or Virginia. Enter online beginning March 15. $10 per entry; limit of 6 entries per artist. Deadline: May 17, 2014. Questions? Contact David Reyes at dreyes@hsvmuseum.org or call 256-535-4350, ext 216. (image by: Susanna Coffey, "Intake", 2009, oil on panel, 15 x 12 inches)
May18
International Call for Entry - TRANSPORTATION (Posted: 4/18/14) -- The New York Center for Photographic Art in New York, NY announces a call to all photographers for a juried photography exhibition, September 15-27, 2014. Grand Prize $750, First Prize (3) $300, Second Prize (3) $250, Third Prize (3) $200. Juror: Lester Lefkowitz. Open to all photographers, internationally. Deadline: May 18, 2014. $35 for 3 images; $10 for each additional image. Visit website to enter. Questions? Contact Patricia Gilman at nyc4pa@gmail.com or call 917-359-2642.
May19
Traditions (Posted: 3/6/14) -- Linus Galleries seeks entries for an online exhiibtion. Traditions reinforce our identity and the foundation of how we live our lives, whether we choose to embrace or reject them. They can aid in keeping us connected to our heritage, provide individual comfort, a sense of fraternity or conversely, become a stifling repetitive cycle. What traditions did you grow up with or have you observed around you? Calls are open to all professional and amateur artists. All art mediums considered. Deadline: May 19, 2014. $35 for 3 entries, $5 for additional entries. Visit website for details. Questions? Contact Linus Galleries at info@linusgallery.com or 310-491-0269.
May24
SHY RABBIT Print International 5 (Posted: 12/15/13) -- SHY RABBIT Contemporary Arts in Pagosa Springs, CO announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, July 26 - September 6, 2014. Juror: Karen Kunc, Cather Professor and Professor of Art, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. This exhibition is open to any national or international artist 18 years of age or older. Original contemporary works in traditional and nontraditional printmaking media including book arts, three-dimensional and mixed media prints are eligible. All submissions must have been completed within the last three years. Straight or purely digital prints and photography are not eligible. $30 for 1-3 images, plus $5 for each additional image, up to a maximum of 10. Deadline: May 24, 2014. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Denise Coffee at shyrabbit01@aol.com or call 970-731-2766.
May24
16th Annual Contemporary Art Juried Online International Exhibition (Posted: 4/12/14) -- Upstream People Gallery announces a call to artists for an upcoming online exhibition, June 1 - July 1, 2014. Up to $3000 for upcoming shows. Cash Awards of Excellence; Special Recognitions, the amounts and number determined by entries and their quality. Juror: Laurence Bradshaw, Prof. of Art, U. of NE Omaha, juror of over 300 exhibitions, internationally exhibited with numerous art awards. Open to all artists worldwide with contemporary artwork in all genre, media, processes and forms. $35 for up to five images; $5 each add'l; Extended deadline entry at $40. Deadline: May 24, 2014. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: 16th Contemporary Art, Upstream People Gallery, 5607 Howard St., Omaha, NE 68106-1257 USA. Questions? Please contact Larry Bradshaw at shows@upstreampeoplegallery.com or call 402 991-4741.
May30
Live, Love and Laughter Awards (Posted: 3/13/14) -- TZIPAC is proud to launch the inaugural Live, Love and Laughter photography competition. This is the first in our series of charity based events. For us at TZIPAC, an important facet of photography is rooted in reflecting and exalting over our every day life, its many beauties and great diversity in ways of life around the world. Unicef's mission is to create a better world for our children, who are undoubtedly the most deserving of a chance to live, love and laugh. As such, we will be donating 100% of the net proceeds from this competition to UNICEF New Zealand. So please, join us, share with us your personal vision of life, love and laughter and, at the same time, help us to make a difference to the community. Open to all photographers. The competition will not distinguish between professionals and non-professionals. The images can be anything from portraits, to stunning landscape, still-life to man-made marvels, as long as each of your image encompass at least one of the concepts: live, love and/or laughter. $5 for one image, or $25 for 10. Deadline: May 30, 2014. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact TZIPAC at info@tzipac.com
May30
Newspace 2014 Juried Exhibition (Posted: 3/17/14) -- Newspace Center for Photography in Portland, Oregon is pleased to open the call for entries to our 8th Annual Juried Exhibition. Selections will be made by Melanie McWhorter, photographer and Book Division Manager of photo-eye. All styles of work will be considered for inclusion. Entry fee - $40 for 5 images. No limit to number of entries. Newspace Toy Camera (and higher) members may submit (up to 5 images) for free. Deadline: May 30, 2014. Work will be on display at Newspace August 1-31, 2014. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Chris Bennett at info@newspacephoto.org or call 503 963-1935.
May31
Dave Bown Projects - 8th Semiannual Competition (Posted: 1/16/14) -- Dave Bown Projects invites all artists to enter the 8th Semiannual Competition, an online exhibition open to all artists. Prizes: $10,000 USD (1 artist will receive $5,000 USD and 5 artists will each receive $1,000 USD). And purchases. Jurors: Cindy Buckner, Associate Curator, Grand Rapids Art Museum; Al Miner, Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Margot Norton, Assistant Curator, New Museum, New York. 4 images for $40 USD, 7 images for $60 USD, 12 images for $90 USD. Deadline: May 31, 2014. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Dave Bown at info@davebownprojects.com or call +1 (917) 365-5265.
May31
Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition (Posted: 1/29/14) -- Washburn University announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, August 2014 through July 2015 in Topeka, KS. $1,250 honoraria. All sculptors 18 year or older are eligible. A professional selection committee will choose up to seven sculptures; five sculptures will be placed on the Washburn campus and two at the Washburn Institute of Technology. Deadline: May 31, 2014. $25 for up to five entries. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Rugena Hall at rugena.hall@washburn.edu
May31
20th International Exhibition (Posted: 2/12/14) -- The American Juried Art Salon & Artjury.com announce a call to artists. Our shows are museum centric. Museum contact with the accepted artists in our previous show hit an all time high of 16%. Please visit our website to view what these artists are saying. While there, read about our Master Artist designation and what it can do for your future as an artist. Remember that all participants receive scored jury evaluations. Entry Fee: $10 each image. Deadline: May 31, 2014.
May31
20th Annual Regional Juried Art Exhibition -call for entries (Posted: 2/25/14)
Artists of Northwest Arkansas announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, August 6 through 29, 2014 at the Arts Center of the Ozarks, Springdale, AR. $3000+ in cash awards, $1200 Best of Show. Judge of Awards: Scott Mattlin. Open to artists 17 yrs. and over, in Arkansas, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas. $40 for 3 pieces. $10 for each additional. Deadline: May 31, 2014. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: ANA, P.O. Box 3268, Fayetteville, AR 72701. Questions? Contact Kent Landrum, show chair at artist@wingsandroots.com or call 479-571-3581.
May31
Pip Squeak, Small Works, Big Vision (Posted: 2/26/14) -- The Northbrook Public Library in Northbrook, IL seeks entries for an upcoming exhibition November 14 - December 19, 2014. This year's show is about big ideas expressed on a smaller canvas. Works should not exceed 12" in any direction for 2D works and 9" for 3D and can cover any subject matter, executed in any media. Open to artists 18 years and older and artwork must be viewable by all ages. Prizes include a $2000 purchase prize as well as numerous other prizes. Deadline: May 31, 2014. $40 for up to 5 images. Visit website for a complete prospectus and to link to the entry form. Applications will be received through www.callforentry.org. Email artshow@northbrook.info with any questions.
May31
Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival (Posted: 3/11/14) -- The Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival seeks artists for the Nov. 7-9, 2014 show. $25,000 in awards. Last year more than 200 fine art and fine craft artists displayed their work to more than 150,000 people from across the nation in the scenic beauty of historic Seville Square in Pensacola, Fla. The festival - which includes performance arts, heritage arts and a children's festival - consistently receives high marks: Based on festival sales, GGAF is currently ranked #33 nationally by Sunshine Artist magazine and named an ELITE 100 Fine Art Fair 2014 by Art Fair SourceBook. The American Bus Association named the Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival one of the top 100 events in North America for 2014. $40 application fee. Deadline: May 31, 2014. Apply online. Questions? Please contact Jan Hall at artshow@ggaf.org or call 850.458.2504.
May31
Call for Entries - Creative Nude Art Competition (Publication & Exhibition) (Posted: 3/22/14) -- Erotic Signature seeks entries for a juried art competition. Winning artworks will be published and artists will be invited to exhibit November 20-22 in ARTundressed 2014, Miami, Florida. Over $10,000 in cash and gift prizes. Jury panel consists of museum curators, academics, collectors, editors and established masters. Open to all artists and photographers worldwide; Art is accepted in the following categories: Fine Art, Photography, Digital Art, Sculpture, and Mixed Media; Must be at least 18 years old to enter. Deadline: May 31, 2014. $20 per entry (Maximum 5). Enter online. Questions? Contact Olivia Delaney at info@eroticsignature.com
Jun1
Momentum: Images of Dance - Sanford L. Rosenberg Memorial Dance Photography (Posted: 8/20/13) -- Momentum: Images of Dance is seeking entries for its 2014 photography competition. Cash prizes; frameable certificates; online exhibition of winning images. The contest is open to all. No entry fee. Deadline: June 1, 2014. Visit website for guidelines and application. Questions? Please contact Dorothy Rosenberg at DorothyRosenberg@att.net
Jun1
Montana Watercolor Society Watermedia 2014 call for entries (Posted: 10/19/13) -- The Montana Watercolor Society announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, October 1-31, 2014 in Big Fork, MT. $5000 cash and merchandise. Juror: Jean Pederson. Open to all watermedia: watercolor, gouache, acrylic, inks & collage on paper. $15.00 member/ $35.00 non member. Deadline: June 1, 2014. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Michele Beck at mtws2014media@gmail.com.
Jun1
Call for Solo Exhibit Proposals (Posted: 2/11/14) -- Manifest is an internationally recognized award-winning non-profit organization founded in 2004 by students and professors dedicated to creating high quality experiences of visual art through exhibition, publication, artist-support, and education. Manifest Gallery in Cincinnati, Ohio is now accepting applications for solo exhibitions for our upcoming 11th season. Consideration will be given to all traditional and non-traditional visual art and design genre and media. Manifest sets out to survey, present, and document excellent quality amongst all types of art. Deadline: June 1, 2014. $30 per proposal. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Jason Franz, Executive Director at jason@manifestgallery.org or 513-861-3638.
Jun1
DIGITAL MAGIC (Posted: 3/12/14) -- b.j. spoke gallery in Huntington, New York announces a call to artists for a juried digital art exhibition, July 29th - August 23rd. Digital photography, digital painting, 3D modeling, 3D printing, web based artwork, digital installation, video, phonography, mobile device display, and mixed media works are all potential objects for exhibition. Juror: Laurence Gartel, "father" of digital art. $35.00 for up to 6 pieces. Deadline: June 1, 2014. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Liz Ehrlichman at liz.ehrlichman@bjspokegallery.com or call (631) 549-5106.
Jun1
Americas 2014: All Media (Posted: 3/21/14) -- The Northwest Art Center in Minot, North Dakota announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, August 18 through September 26, 2014. Cash and Purchase Awards, Solo Show for Best of Show. Juror: Kimble Bromley. Works in any medium, traditional or experimental, qualify. All works must be original and not measure over 60 inches in any direction. Work must be completed within the last two years and not previously exhibited in an Americas 2000 exhibition. $25 for 2 entries; additional entries $5 each. Limit 5 entries. Deadline: June 1, 2014. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: Americas 2014: All Media, 500 University Avenue W, Minot, ND 58707. Questions? Please contact Avis R. Veikley at nac@minotstateu.edu or call 701-858-3264.
Jun1
Downtown Somerville Arts & Crafts Fest (Posted: 3/26/14) -- JC Promotions, Inc seeks artists for an arts & crafts festival, June 22, 2014 in Somerville, NJ. Open to all artists and crafters displaying and selling their original handmade works such as oil and acrylic paintings, watercolors, sculpture, photography, pottery, jewelry, decorative fiber works, metal works, paper, stone, and so much more. $150 for a 12' X 10' space. Deadline: June 1, 2014. Visit website for an application. Questions? Please contact Cissy Gialanella at events@jcpromotions.info or call 201-998-6311.
Jun1
Third Coast National 2014 (Posted: 4/2/14) -- K Space Contemporary in Corpus Christi, TX announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, August 1 - September 19, 2014. $2000 in awards. Artists age 18+ living in the US are eligible. $35 entry fee. Deadline: June 1, 2014. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: 415D Starr Street, Corpus Christi, TX 78401. Questions? Contact Michelle Smythe at info@kspacecontemporary.org or call 361-887-6834.
Jun2
One of a Kind Show and Sale Chicago (Posted: 12/30/13)
The Merchandise Mart is seeking artists for the One of a Kind Show and Sale, December 4-7, 2014 in Chicago, IL. You must be the maker, designer, creator and producer of the work. Your product, booth design & application will be juried for quality, authenticity, uniqueness, salability & overall presentation. Reproduction aids such as moulds used in jewelry or ceramics must be created by the applying artisan. For Photographers Only: Original photographs should make up most of the artist's display; signed and numbered limited editions up to 250 will be permitted. Artists must be present for the entire four days of the show. $35 application fee. Deadline: March 3, 2014 (main jury) and June 2, 2014 (final jury). Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Kathleen Hogan at khogan@mmart.com or call 312.527.7642.
Jun2
5th Annual Nature & Wildlife Exhibition (Posted: 1/25/14) -- The St. Augustine Art Association announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, July 26-Aug 31, 2014 in St. Augustine, FL. Awards: $5,000; $2,000 top prize. Seeking 2D & 3D Original works of art depicting the beauty and diversity of nature: landscapes, plants, birds, wildlife, etc. All Media; No giclees or enhanced giclees. $45 for up to 3 images. Deadline: June 2, 2014. Download prospectus (PDF format). Questions? Contact Diane Bradley at info@staaa.org or 904-824-2310.
Jun2
Undressed (Posted: 3/13/14) -- Linus Galleries seeks entries for an online exhibition. Admiration for both the male and female form has always been celebrated within the arts. For this call for entries we want to see tasteful and sophisticated representations of the human physique, both subtle and bold without being explicit. We want to present to the art world a collection that embodies attraction and sexuality that everyone can appreciate. Calls are open to all professional and amateur artists. All art mediums considered. Deadline: June 2, 2014. $35 for 3 entries, $5 for additional entries. Visit website for details. Questions? Contact Linus Galleries at info@linusgallery.com or 310-491-0269.
Jun2
GET A ROOM - Governors Island Art Fair (Posted: 4/4/14) -- Get a Room! 4heads is seeking independent artists worldwide in all disciplines to apply for Governors Island Art Fair - New York's Largest Independent Exhibition, September 6-28, 2014. More than 100 artists of exceptional talent will be chosen to receive free exhibition space amongst the landmark architecture of historic Governors Island. $35 to apply, free to exhibit! Jurors: Nicole Laemmle, Jack Robinson, Antony Zito. Deadline: June 2, 2014. Apply online.
Jun2
National Juried Art Show in NYC - Color (Posted: 4/8/14)
The Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition (BWAC) Gallery announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, July 26 - August 17, 2014. $3000 in awards. Juror: Lauren Hinkson. Competition is open to all residents of the U.S. and its Territories, 18 years of age or older. This is a juried exhibition for artists working in all traditional and non-traditional 2D and 3D media, including film/video when part of an installation. All artwork must be original in concept, design and execution. Early Bird Deadline: May 19, 2014: $45. Final Deadline: June 2, 2014: $65. Deadline: June 2, 2014. Download prospectus (PDF format). Questions? Please contact Jane Gutterman at bwacinfo@aol.com or call (718) 596-2506.
Jun6
Bighorn National Forest Celebration of Wildflowers - workshop - art show (Posted: 12/28/13) -- The Bighorn National Forest, Sheridan College, & Sheridan Artist Guild announce a call to artists for a workshop and art show, June 23-27, 2014 at the Spear O Wigwam Educational Center in the Bighorn Mountains of Sheridan, WY. Award Ceremony on June 28th. Workshop on Plein Air Painting by Mike Beeman & Linda Hartman. Open to all artists - all skill levels. College credit available. Participants will compete for prizes. All work must be completed between June 23rd & June 27th and be of a wildflower themed motif. Deadline: June 6, 2014. $350 before May 15th; $400 after May 15th; Acommodations extra. Visit website to learn more, or send a SASE to: Sagebrush Art Center, 201 East 5th St, Sheridan WY 82801. Questions? Please contact Sally LaBore at sage3@qwestoffice.net or call 307.674.1970.
Jun8
Art Call "Mind, Spirit & Emotion" (Posted: 4/11/14) -- Art-Competition.net announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition. $7,635 in cash and prizes. The visual narrative of the artist's work should reveal their mind, spirit and emotion in the artwork. The work should express the subject through the artist's emotions, whether it is bold energy, subtle expression, mystery deepened or revealed, inner beauty, or a unique vision. Entries must be two-dimensional artwork created in any medium (paint, drawing, digital, collage, etc.) and expressed from realism to abstract images. Entry Fee: 1 image $15, 3 images $30, 7 images $60. Deadline: June 8, 2014 (Midnight EST). Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Chris at Support@Art-competition.net or call 845-765-2932.
Jun14
Birds and Their Habitat (Posted: 3/18/14) -- Connecticut Audubon Society announces a call to artists for an upcoming art exhibition, September 26-28, 2014 at the Center at Fairfield (Fairfield, CT). As the title suggests, works must feature birds and/or the beauty of nature, from bird life and their habitats to the diversity of natural landscapes specific to Connecticut and the Northeast. Works must be original and current. Mediums include: ceramics, painting, photography, sculpture, printmaking, wood carving and fine art crafts. The juried exhibition draws art patrons and visitors throughout New England with excellent opportunities for sales. Deadline: June 14, 2014. $30 entry fee. Download prospectus (PDF format), or send a SASE to: 2325 Burr Street, Fairfield, CT 06824. Questions? Contact Nelson North at nnorth@ctaudubon.org or call 203-259-6305 ext. 101
Jun14
UNBOUND Vol. IV - Book Arts Exhibit (Posted: 3/26/14) -- ArtisTree Gallery in Woodstock, VT announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, July 25 - August 23, 2014. Awards: 1st place-$300, 2nd place-$200, 3rd place-$100. Juror: Sarah Smith, Book Arts Special Instructor at Dartmouth College. An exhibit of what books can be... Open to artists residing in New England and New York working in 2D, 3D, installation, or assemblage art. $30 entry fee. Deadline: June 14, 2014. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: 281 Barnard Rd Woodstock, VT 05091. Questions? Please contact Adrian Tans at gallery@artistreevt.org or call 802-457-3500.
Jun14
Private ProJECT Outdoor Digital Exhibition (Posted: 4/3/14) -- A $1000.00 prize will be awarded to the best residential clay/mosaic installation. Installations can make use of any clay decorative techniques. All accepted entries will be archived on the Silver City CLAY Festival website along with each artist's contact information. Entries will be projected at a festive evening event outdoors in historic downtown Silver City, New Mexico during the CLAY Festival, August 2, 2014. Open to solo artists or teams from any country. Entries may be located at any private residence anywhere in the world - in an interior or exterior space - and must be the original design and work of those submitting the entries. All projects must be intended as permanent installations (no moveable parts) and must have been completed in the last 5 years. All entries must be at least 75% clay. Jurors: Claude W. Smith III; Marcia Smith; Kathryn Allen. 1 Entry/$30; 2 Entries/$35; 3 Entries/$40. Deadline: June 14, 2014. Download prospectus (PDF format). Questions? Contact Jessie Thetford at jessie@clayfestival.com or call 575-538-5560.
Jun16
Uniforms (Posted: 3/6/14) -- Linus Galleries seeks entries for an online exhibition. Clothing has always reflected our identity within society. Not only do they designate our ancestry, profession and social status, they carry with them an ideology and serve as a hallmark of validity. What uniforms hold meaning and symbolism in your life? Calls are open to all professional and amateur artists. All art mediums considered. Deadline: June 16, 2014. $35 for 3 entries, $5 for additional entries. Visit website for details. Questions? Contact Linus Galleries at info@linusgallery.com or 310-491-0269.
Jun16
Neo-Mimbreño 2014 (Posted: 4/3/14) -- Neo-Mimbreño 2014 is a juried fine art exhibition of contemporary works influenced or inspired by designs of the ancient Mimbres potters of the Southwest. Artists are especially encouraged to creatively reinterpret, personalize, or carry the Mimbreño vision into new formats and media. $600.00 - 1st Place; $300.00 - 2nd Place; $100.00 - 3rd Place; $500.00 - WNMU President's Award. Juror: Patricia L. Crown. Works will be shown August 2-30, 2014 at the Western New Mexico University Museum and McCray Gallery, on the WNMU campus during the Silver City CLAY Festival (Silver City, NM). Open to works in all media, including 2-D and 3-D, video art, mixed-media presentations, and installations, the exhibition provides an opportunity to showcase the creative efforts of artists internationally. Curated by Diana Ingalls Leyba and Susan Berry. All work must be original and completed between 2012 and 2014. No works shown in previous Neo-Mimbreño exhibitions will be accepted for jurying. Each entry must include an artist's statement about submitted work (no more than 75 words). A maximum of 3 pieces per artist may be entered. Accepted work must arrive ready to hang. 1 Entry/$30; 2 Entries/$35; 3 Entries/$40. Deadline: June 16, 2014. Download prospectus (PDF format). Questions? Contact Jessie Thetford at jessie@clayfestival.com or call 575-538-5560.
Jun16
Visions In Clay (Posted: 4/16/14) -- LH Horton Jr Gallery in Stockton, CA announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, August 21 - September 18, 2014. Functional & Sculptural Category Awards: $600, $400, $300. Juror: Garth Johnson, Curator of Artistic Programs, The Clay Studio. Open to all artists residing in the United States. Ceramic works of any thematic and stylistic presentation will be accepted for entry. Clay must be the primary medium, and works may be functional or sculptural. Assembled works may not exceed 4ft. in any direction, and 50lbs in weight. $30 for 3 entries, $5 each additional entry up to 6, and $5 alternative view images unlimited. Deadline: June 16, 2014. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Jan Marlese at jmarlese@deltacollege.edu or (209) 954-5507.
Jun20
3rd Annual Square Foot Show (Posted: 3/11/14) -- Bismarck Art & Galleries Association in Bismarck, ND seeks entries for an art exhibition, August 5-29, 2014. The show is open to all artists 18 years old or older. Artists may enter up to 2 pieces in any media that can be applied to a 12" x 12" canvas. Accepted media includes Acrylic, Water-color, Oil or Mixed Media. Artists will receive their canvas from BAGA to ensure consistency of canvases. Canvases may be picked up at the gallery office. If entering by mail or online, your canvas will be mailed to you. Canvases may not be altered in size and/or shape. Art work must be done on a square grid and not at an angle. All artwork must be wired for hanging. All canvases must have painted edges. All artwork will be priced at $130 by BAGA. $20 for one entry, $25 for 2 entries. Deadline: June 20, 2014. Download prospectus (PDF format).
Jun24
Nelson Gallery 15th Annual Juried Show (Posted: 3/16/14)
Nelson Gallery in Lexington, VA seeks entries for a regional juried art exhibition, July 31-August 29, 2014. Opening Reception August 1, 7-9PM. Best in Show, $1000. Members' Choice Award, One Person Show, July 2015 (2-person show if there are 2-D and 3-D winners). Juror: Keaton Wynn. Open to all artists in DE, MD, NC, PA, SC, VA, WV and DC. Original 2-D or 3-D; all media; max 50" any direction; not previously shown at Nelson Gallery; no crafts. $30 for up to 3 digital submissions. Deadline: Entries must be received by 5PM, June 24, 2014. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: 27 W. Washington Street, Lexington, VA 24450. Questions? Contact Nelson Gallery at info@nelson-gallery.com or call (540) 463-9827.
Jun27
9th Annual Wasatch Plein Air Paradise (Posted: 3/19/14) The Midway Art Association in Midway, UT seeks entries for the 9th Annual Wasatch Plein Air Paradise, June 27-July 5, 2014. Utah's largest plein air competition has over $8,500 in cash and purchase awards. Painting is June 27-July 1, with awards presented at 6:30. The freshly painted art and studio art exhibit is July 1-5. Heber City and Midway Paint-outs, as well as a 1 1/2 hour Quick Draw with a live auction are featured. A western dressed model will be outside the Town Hall on Saturday, July 5 for artists to paint and sell their unframed work. Entry fees: before June 15th is $10/painting and $15/painting after June 15th. Visit website for online registration form and send to Kathy Minck, 4805 Meadow Loop Rd. #60, Park City, UT 84098.
Jun27
2014 California Open Exhibition (Posted: 4/10/14) -- TAG Gallery in Santa Monica, CA announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, August 13-29, 2014. Cash Awards. Juror: Laddie John Dill. Open to all U.S. artists 18+ working in computer art, drawing, mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking, and sculpture. Maximum size 48" H x 36" W, sculptures maximum size 48" H x 20" W and maximum weight 40 lbs. $50/1-3 entries, $10/each additional entry, 6 maximum. Deadline: June 27, 2014. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact TAG Gallery at caopen@taggallery.net or call 310-829-9556.
Jun30
2014 Art Kudos International Juried Competition (Posted: 8/16/13) -- All artists worldwide are invited to enter the 2014 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 Graeme Reid, Director of Collections & Exhibitions at the Museum of Wisconsin Art. 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). Deadline: June 30, 2014. $35 fee for 3 images. Visit website for prospectus.
Jun30
Free Monthly Art and Photography Contests for Cash Prizes (Posted: 1/28/14) -- Compete with other artists and photographers in our free monthly art and photography contests for cash and other great prizes. A Singular Creation provides a free online venue to showcase your art and photography. Your images will be juried by our panel, as well as rated by our visitors. In addition to cash prizes, we will award various prizes donated by our sponsors. Also, all winners will be featured on our web site and publicized all of the web. New competition each month. Free to enter. Deadline: Ongoing. Visit website for more information.
Jun30
Colors of Life 2014: international photo contest young men with big dreams (Posted: 3/3/14) -- Colors of Life announces a call to photographers for an upcoming photography exhibition, October 2014 at the Pepco Gallery in Washington DC. Awards: US$ 1000, 750 and 500. Open to all photographers. All forms of photographic medium are eligible. The Colors of Life International Photo Contest 2014 will call for photos highlighting courage, strength, leadership, kindness and the value education has for young boys and men living in low income communities worldwide. Entry fee: USD $30.00. Deadline: June 30, 2014. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Amalia Pizzardi at info@colorsoflife.org or call 202 257-8937.
Jun30
Open Call For Visual Arts & Crafts Exibition (Posted: 3/12/14) -- www.Arteziana.Net's exhibition "Color, Line & Form" is open worldwide to both amateur and professional visual & crafts artists. All type of work are accepted, including Textile, Ceramics, Glass, Design, Fashion, Furniture, Painting, Drawing, Illustration, Sculpture, Installation, Photography, and more. The theme is open to the artist's interpretation. Selected artists will be featured in a special online issue of Anthology of Contemporary Visual Arts & Crafts. $30 for 3 works of art, $40 for 5 works of art. Deadline: June 30, 2014. Visit website for details.
Jun30
The 3rd Eros Awards (Posted: 3/14/14) -- TZIPAC is excited to launch The 3rd Eros Awards. This is an international online juried competition that celebrates the magic of fine art nude photography. We seek to honour the finest in classic and contemporary nude photography and artworks from around the world. Up for grabs is the grand prize of US$2000, and our beautifully custom-made TZIPAC medals to be awarded to all 1st Place category winners. Any photographers over the age of 18 from around the world can enter. From $1 per entry for Stage 1. Deadline: June 30, 2014. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact TZIPAC at info@tzipac.com
Jun30
Figure50- National Call for Artists (Posted: 3/27/14) -- Figure50.com provides a platform for accessing 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 on a rotating basis, each selected by our accomplished guest jurors. Please visit our website to view the current selection of artists and to submit your work for consideration. Entry fee: $12 per image. Deadline: June 30, 2014.
Jun30
Aqueous USA 2014 (Posted: 4/14/14) -- The Kentucky Watercolor Society announces a call to artists for a juried exhibition, Nov. 3- Dec. 23, 2014 at the Actors Theatre of Louisville. Nearly $10,000 in cash, materials and purchase awards. Juror: Frederick C. Graff, AWS, NWS, TWSA. Open to KWS members and non-members over age 18. Paintings must be completed no earlier than 2011. Entry Fee: $30-$50 depending on membership and number of entries. Nonrefundable. Deadline: postmarked by June 30, 2014. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: Aqueous, Kentucky Watercolor Society, P.O. Box 7125, Louisville, KY 40257-0125. Questions? Please contact Rebecca Braden, KWS Administrator at kwsociety1100@yahoo.com or call 502-326-9256.
Jul11
Peninsula Art League's 12th Annual Open Juried Art Show (Posted: 3/24/14) -- Peninsula Art League is now accepting entries from artists 18 years or over. Entries must be original works of art and must be for sale. The show will be held at the Harbor History Museum in Gig Harbor, Washington www.harborhistorymuseum.org from Sept. 27 - Nov. 15. Awards: Best of Show - $1200; 1st Place Painting - $750; 2nd Place Painting - $350; 1st Place Photography - $750; plus many sponsored awards. Our juror, Carla O'Connor, is an internationally-known artist and author. Entry Fee: PAL members: $35 for 1 to 3 pieces; non-members: $45. Download a prospectus and enter your images online at www.OnlineJuriedShows.com. Deadline: July 11, 2014. For more information, email Jo Ann Sullivan at sullivanjm1@msn.com or call: (360) 876-0742.
Jul12
PWS 35th International Juried Exhibition (Posted: 2/25/14) -- The Pennsylvania Watercolor Society announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, November 8, 2014 - February 8, 2015 at the Pennsylvania State Museum in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. $12,000 plus in awards. Juror: Sterling Edwards. All artists 18 or older working with water media on paper. Work completed after Oct. 2011. No prints, copies, class work or digital work allowed. Max frame size 60 inches, minimum image size 8 x 10 inches. Members - $20 for 2 entries; non-members $30 for 2 entries. Deadline: July 12, 2014. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact John W Walker at pwsjuriedshow@gmail.com or call 717-235-5310.
Jul16
"Real and Surreal" - National Juried Show (Posted: 4/8/14) -- Sandra Lee Gallery in San Francisco announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, September 3-27, 2014. The artist who is awarded first place will receive a solo exhibition at Sandra Lee Gallery. Details/dates to be discussed with the artist after juried show. Juror: Dewitt Chang (art writer for Artillery, Art Ltd, VisualArtSource.com and other publications, and Curator for Stanford Art Spaces). The subject matter is at the discretion of the artist, provided it fits with the theme of "Real and Surreal." Works must be painting, sculpture, or mixed media, and no larger than 72" x 72". Photo and/or video works will not be accepted. Images should be submitted only on CD, no slides or photos. $25 for three images; $10 for each additional submission. Deadline: July 16, 2014. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: 251 Post St., St. 310, San Francisco, CA 94108. Questions? Contact Sandra Lee at art@sandraleegallery.com or 415-291-9000.
Aug1
2014 SAAG National Juried Show (Posted: 4/17/14) -- Artists who are legal residents of the United States are invited to participate in a juried exhibition sponsored by the Southern Appalachian Artist Guild (SAAG) and the Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association (BRMAA). Cash prizes totaling $5,000, including $1,500 for Best of Show, will be awarded. The SAAG National Juried show, which is in its 7th year, will be on display during the peak visitor months of October and November, attracting interest from the surrounding tri-state metropolitan areas of Atlanta, Asheville, Chattanooga and Knoxville. Artworks will be displayed in the Richard Low Evans Gallery located in the historic courtroom of the Art Center in Blue Ridge, GA. The show will be judged by Lori Putnam. All works must be original and completed within the last 2 years. Works to be hung must be wired and ready for hanging with all necessary hardware in place. $40 entry fee. Deadline: August 1, 2014. Download prospectus (PDF format) for complete requirements. Questions? Contact Brooke Nations or Candy Day at saagnational@gmail.com or 706-632-2144.
Aug5
Fresh Art 2014 (Posted: 2/25/14) -- Marin Society of Artists announces a call to artists for a national juried art exhibition, September 13 - October 11, 2014 at the Marin Society of Artists Gallery in Ross, CA. $1750 in awards. Juror: Dr. Stephanie Hanor, Assistant Dean and Director, Mills College Art Museum. Open to all United States resident artists 18 and over. You are invited to submit digital images of up to three (3) of your original works completed in the past two years, not previously shown in a Marin Society of Artists juried exhibition. Open to all media except video and film. $35 for 1 entry or $55 for up to 3 entries; members: $25 for 1 entry or $45 for up to 3. Deadline: August 5, 2014. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact the Marin Society of Artists at artistsofmsa@gmail.com
Aug16
World Wide Art LA International Art Fair (Posted: 5/30/13) -- Artavita.com announces a call to artists for the World Wide Art LA International Art Fair, October 16-19 2014 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California. Must be approved by selection committee. Fee depends on booth size and entry. Deadline: August 16, 2014. Visit website for more information. Questions? Please contact the Director at info@worldwideartla.com or call 805-845-3869.
Aug22
The Nellie Allen Smith (2014) Juried Pottery Competition (Posted: 4/10/14) -- Cape Fear Studios in Fayetteville, North Carolina announces a call to artists for a juried exhibition, October 24, 2014 to November 20, 2014. $1,350.00 in prizes: $500.00 Best of Show, 1st place $175.00, 2nd place $150.00, 3rd place $100.00 in both functional and nonfunctional categories. Juror: Ellen Shankin. The competition is open to all potters in the U.S. 18 year and older. $35.00 for 1-2 entries from non-Cape Fear Studios Members; $30.00 for Members. Deadline: August 22, 2014. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Ann Griffin at artgallery@capefearstudios.com or call 910-433-2986.
Aug25
"It's Pastel!" 6th Annual National Juried Exhibition (Posted: 4/15/14) -- The Pastel Society of New Hampshire announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, October 25 - November 30, 2014 at Discover Portsmouth Center, Portsmouth, NH. $5000+, $1000 Best in Show. Juror of Selection: Frank Federico, PSA; Juror of Awards: Robert Carsten, PSA. Open to all artists in the United States. Artists may enter up to 3 digital images. Work must be original soft pastels only. No classroom or workshop work allowed. All paintings must be for sale. See prospectus for more information. Members: $35, Non-Members: $45. Deadline: August 25, 2014.
Sep1
18th Annual ArtWorks of Eau Gallie Fine Arts Festival (Posted: 3/25/14) -- ArtWorks of Eau Gallie in Melbourne, FL invites artists to display their original fine art or fine craft on November 22 & 23, 2014, the weekend before Thanksgiving. This outdoor festival is a working artists show. Artists display finished works for sale and also create art work in their booths. Artists must be present both days to present and discuss their work. $25,000 in total award monies; $3500 to the artist judged as "Best of Show." Additionally, there are patron purchase awards. $160.00 booth space (12' x 12'). Deadline: September 1, 2014. Visit website for details. Questions? Contact ArtWorks of Eau Gallie at artworksfestival@gmail.com or call 321-242-1456 (voice message system).
Sep1
Chatham Fine Arts & Crafts Festival (Posted: 3/26/14) -- JC Promotions, Inc seeks artists for an arts & crafts festival, September 14, 2014 in Chatham, NJ. Open to fine artists, crafters and photographers. JC is seeking exhibitors interested in demonstrating their work. $150 for a 12' X 10' space. Deadline: September 1, 2014. Visit website for an application. Questions? Please contact Cissy Gialanella at events@jcpromotions.info or call 201-998-6311.
Sep12
Wayne Art Center Craft Forms 2014 Call for Entries (Posted: 4/14/14) -- Craft Forms 2014, 20th Anniversary International Juried Exhibition Contemporary Fine Craft, December 5, 2014 - January 31, 2015 at the Wayne Art Center, Wayne, PA. Jurors: David McFadden, Chief Curator Emeritus, Museum of Art & Design, and Bruce Pepich, Executive Director and Curator of Collections, Racine Art Museum. $6,000 + Awards. On-line Digital Entry Fee $45, www.craftformsentry.org. Deadline: September 12, 2014.
Oct20
Mystery Build $21,000 Challenge (Posted: 11/20/13) -- Create a work of art using only the materials provided in a Mystery Build kit! What's inside? We can't tell you, but you can expect to find some common art materials like wood, clay, canvas, metal, and plenty of surprises. All kits contain the same materials, so each creator faces the same challenges and limitations. It's a project that combines the creation of art, the challenge of a puzzle, and the fun of a game. Mystery Build is ideal for anyone looking to go beyond the standard art contest, to not only showcase their strongest talents and skills but also stretch their creative muscles and think and work in entirely new ways. Purchase a Mystery Build kit and your project materials will be shipped to your door. Share your creation online. The theme this year is "Build a Dream". What does that mean? You tell us. Visit website for details. Deadline: October 20, 2014. Questions? Email info@mysterybuild.com
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