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May27
6th Annual "Abstracts" Online Art Competition (Posted: 4/27/15) -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery seeks entries for an online international art competition, May 1-31. Extensive worldwide publicity and promotion to the winning artists. All 2D and 3D Artists 18+, professional or amateur, no geographic restrictions. $12.00 for 1 to 2 entries & $20.00 for 3 to 5 entries. Deadline: May 27, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact John R. Math at info@lightspacetime.com or call 888-490-3530.
May29
2015 Aaron Siskind Foundation Individual Photographer's Fellowship Grant (Posted: 2/27/15) -- The Aaron Siskind Foundation is offering an individual photographer's fellowship grant of up to $10,000, for artists working in photography and photo-based art. Recipients will be determined on the basis of artistic excellence, accomplishment to date, and the promise of future achievement in the medium in its widest sense. At this time, only US citizens and Legal Permanent Residents over the age of 21 who reside in the US are eligible to apply. This grant is not currently open to students in a degree-seeking program, or US citizens living abroad. $15 entry fee. Deadline: May 29, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact grant@aaronsiskind.org
May29
The East Carolina University School of Art and Design 2015 Alumni Exhibition (Posted: 4/22/15) -- The East Carolina University School of Art and Design announces a call to artists for its 2015 Alumni Exhibition, September 4-26, 2015 in Greenville, NC. The exhibition is open to School of Art and Design graduates (undergraduate and graduate students) who graduated in May 2012 and before. We request that no work be larger than 6 feet by 6 feet. All work needs to be ready to hang/install. Please only submit work that has been created since 2012. Participants are responsible for return shipping. Please include return postage on artwork entries that are being mailed or shipped. $25 entry fee. Deadline: May 29, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Laura Frye at fryel@ecu.edu or call 252-328-6665.
May30
Baang + Burne 2014-15 Call to Entry / New Works Grant (Posted: 5/5/15)
Baang + Burne in New York, NY announces a call to all artists age 18+. Selected artists receive a spot on our gallery roster - representation and/or a $2,500 cash award that recognizes the strongest new works proposal in contemporary art. All mediums are welcome, including: painting, sculpture, photography, multi-media, ephemeral, installation, video, performance, public art and street art. $40 entry fee. Deadline: May 30, 2015. Apply online. Questions? Contact Charlie Grosso at contact@baangandburne.com or call 310-592-0895.
May30
Cup Show: The Hudgens 1st National Juried Cup Exhibition (Posted: 5/12/15) -- The Hudgens Center for the Arts in Duluth, GA announces a call to artists for a juried ceramics exhibition, July 14 - September 19, 2015. Best in Show ($100), 3 Honorable Mentions ($50 ea) & 3 Purchase Prizes. Juror: Carr McCuiston, owner Signature Gallery, Atlanta, GA. Open to all clay artists age 18 and over living in the US. Work submitted must be original, must use clay as the primary material, and must have been completed in the past two years. All works must also be offered for sale. $20 for up to five entries. Deadline: May 30, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Angela Nichols at anichols@thehudgens.org or call 770 623-6002.
May31
Pennsylvania Watercolor Society's 36th Juried Exhibition (Posted: 1/29/15)
The Pennsylvania Watercolor Society announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, September 25 - November 13, 2015 at the Carlisle Arts Learning Center, Carlisle, PA. $12,000 + in awards. Juror of Selections: Iain Stewart; Juror of Awards: Luke Buck. Open to all artists 18 or older working with water media on paper. Original work (no copies, class work, prints, or computer art). Max size 40" outside frame, any direction. Members: $20 for 1 or 2 entries; Non-Members $30 for 1 or 2 entries. Deadline: May 31, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact John W Walker at pwsjuriedshow@gmail.com or call 717-235-5310.
May31
Flights of Fancy: Unexpected Works of Whimsy (Posted: 2/27/15) -- The Northbrook Public Library in Northbrook, IL announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, October 9 - November 20, 2015. This year's theme looks for works that embrace unconventional or repurposed materials and tends to surprise the viewer or take them to a place of whimsy and wonder. Works should be completed within the last 5 years and can be executed in any media. Artwork must be suitable for public display and viewable by all ages. Artists must be 18 years or older. Prizes include a $2000 purchase prize as well as other monetary awards. Deadline: May 31, 2015. $40 entry fee. Visit website for the prospectus. Applications received through www.callforentry.org. Email artshow@northbrook.info with any questions.
May31
EXPOSED (Posted: 3/9/15) -- The Marin Society of Artists seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition to be held July 11 - August 1, 2015 in Ross, CA. Awards: $1600 ($800 each category). Juror: Drew Johnson, Curator of Photography and Visual Culture, Oakland Museum California. This is a juried photography exhibition open to all California, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, Washington and Idaho State resident artists 18 and over. Non-Members: $45 for up to 3 entries, Members: $35 for up to 3. Deadline: May 31, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Charlie Mize at marinsociety@comcast.net
May31
Artaffair on Main (Posted: 3/26/15) -- The Belleville Area Council for the Arts seeks artists for its 5th Annual Artaffair on Main, July 25-26, 2015 set on our traditional Main Street in Belleville, MI. $1,000 in total cash awards for Best in Show 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. Several categories including fine arts and handcrafted art or original design and fine quality. $10 Jury Fee, $125 Booth Fee; all booths are 10' x 10' corner booths and double booths are available for $250. Deadline: May 31, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Pamela Dalton at showmanager@artaffaironmain.org or call 734-697-8123.
May31
2015 D'YS Institute Contemporary Art Prize (Posted: 4/15/15) -- D'YS Institute for the Arts announces a call for entries. Awards: $1,000 and publication in The D'YS Journal. Three finalists will also receive publication. The D'YS Contemporary Art Prize is open to all living artists worldwide. We are looking for work that is bold and engaging- all styles, themes, mediums, and disciplines within the visual arts and photography are accepted. New, emerging, and established artists are all encouraged to enter. To submit online, please visit our Submittable page. $22 per portfolio (up to 5 images). Deadline: May 31, 2015.
Jun1
6th Annual Nature and Wildlife Exhibit (Posted: 1/8/15)
The St. Augustine Art Association seeks entries for an upcoming exhibition, July 25 - August 31, 2015 in St. Augustine, FL. $5,000 in awards; $2,000 top prize. This fine art juried exhibit features 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. Must be 18 years old or older to enter. $45 for up to three pieces. Deadline: June 1, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Elyse Brady at info@staaa.org or call 904-824-2310.
Jun1
Season 12 Call for Exhibit Proposals: Solo, Group & Concept Submissions (Posted: 1/26/15) -- Manifest Gallery in Cincinnati, OH is accepting proposals for solo, group, and concept shows for its upcoming Season 12 (September 2015 - August 2016). Exhibiting artists will also be featured in the 'season annual' publication. Open to all artists. Students and professionals are equally encouraged to enter. $50/application. Deadline: June 1, 2015. Visit website for details. Questions? Contact Jason Franz, Executive Director at jason@manifestgallery.org or call 513-861-3638.
Jun1
Call for Entries (Posted: 2/7/15) -- The American Juried Art Salon announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition. We are a professional gallery and art museum centered show. All participating artists receive judge's feedback by secure digital access codes. Finalists notified within one week after deadline. Five finalists will receive $100 each. YouTube slide show. Juried by our pool of college art educators. Must be at least 16 years old. All work created in the last three years. Deadline: June 1, 2015. $10 each entry. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Bill Johnson at director@artjury.com
Jun1
Americas 2015: All Media (Posted: 7/10/14) -- The Northwest Art Center at Minot State University in Minot, North Dakota announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, August 25 - September 24, 2015. Cash and purchase awards, solo exhibit for Best of Show. Juror: Richard Notkin, Vaughn, WA. Traditional or experimental works, completed in the last two years. 2 entries/$25; Additional entries: $5 each. Deadline: June 1, 2015. Visit website for prospectus or send SASE to: Americas 2015: All Media, Northwest Art Center, 500 University Ave W, Minot, ND 58707. Questions? Contact Avis Veikley at nac@minotstateu.edu or call 701-858-3264.
Jun1
Call for Artists - 8th Annual Governors Island Art Fair (Posted: 4/14/15) -- Seeking visual artists in all media. 4heads awards one hundred artists each an exhibition room in a historic building. Once selected, exhibition space is free. GIAF is free to the public. Gallery scouts, journalists and collectors know this is where to find new talent. "Gems Among the Ruins" - New York Times. Fair Dates: Every Weekend in September 2015. $35 to apply. Deadline: June 1, 2015. Apply online. Questions? Contact info@4heads.org
Jun1
Summerlin Festival of the Arts (Posted: 4/15/15) -- Summerlin Festival of Arts (formerly Summerlin Art Festival) is a popular and established outdoor fine art festival. The event is held October 10-11, 2015 and features the works of more than 100 fine artists (all media, including oils, watercolors, acrylics, sculpture, etc.) and fine craftspeople (ceramics, pottery, woodcraft, glass, etc.). Set in a grassy area of Downtown Summerlin, the festival attracts approximately 10,000 people each day. $25 application fee; 10x10 booth $300; 10x20 booth $575. Deadline: June 1, 2015. Apply online. Questions? Please contact Nancy Higgins at Artfest@howardhughes.com or call 702-467-3540.
Jun1
Solo or Group Show Submissions (Posted: 4/20/15) -- The Rehoboth Art League (RAL) is a non-profit arts center, located in Henlopen Acres, Delaware, which currently contains four gallery spaces on its historic 3.5 acre facility and The Homestead, an historic home which also serves as a gallery space. In addition to several pop-up galleries in the surrounding area the RAL has just developed and opened The RAL Art Studios, a 6400 sq. off-site arts complex which houses two additional gallery spaces as well as an arts education center and four artist-in-residency studios. The RAL is actively seeking both solo and group show proposals for our 2016 season. Over 29,000 people attend RAL activities each year. $20 Application fee. Deadline: June 1, 2015. Visit website for more information. Questions? Please contact Jay Pastore, Exhibitions Director at Jay@rehobothartleague.org or call 302.227.8408.
Jun1
7th Florida All-Media Juried Biennial (Posted: 4/22/15)
All artists residing in the state of Florida are invited to submit entries for the Art and Culture Center's 7th All-Media Juried Biennial, September 19 - November 1, 2015 in Hollywood, FL. $4,000 in awards. Jurors: Tami Katz Freiman and Ombretta Agrò Andruff. Original paintings, drawings, prints, sculpture, photography, video, computer-generated images, performance, and site-specific installations will be considered. $45 entry fee. Deadline: June 1, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Jane Hart at jane@artandculturecenter.org or call 954-921-3274.
Jun2
"Focus Under Forty" (Posted: 4/24/15) -- The Rowayton Arts Center in Rowayton, CT announces a call to artists for a regional juried art exhibition, June 7-28, 2015. $250 to Best in Show. Juror: William Nelson. Open to artists in all media ages 18 through 39. RAC members - 1 entry $20, 2 entries $35; non-members - 1 entry $25, 2 entries $45. Deadline: deliver entries June 1 or June 2. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Debra Randall at rowart@snet.net or call 203-866-2744.
Jun3
One of a Kind Show Chicago (Posted: 1/13/15) -- The One of a Kind Show invites artists with high quality, handmade, original work to apply to be a part of the One of a Kind experience in Chicago, December 3-6, 2015! Eligible work ranges from giftable craft to premium fine art. Artists will be juried and chosen based on uniqueness, craftsmanship and attention to detail. You must be the maker, designer, creator and producer of the work. Artists may have limited assistants/apprentices as long as the artist is on-site and involved as stated above. Visit website for complete details. Application fee: $35, Booth fee: $2,500. Deadline: June 3, 2015. Questions? Contact Erin Hartz at ehartz@mmart.com or 312.527.7757.
Jun3
Angst (Posted: 4/2/15) -- Linus Galleries seeks entries for an upcoming online exhibition. The feeling of fear and anxiety is one of our strongest emotions that can paralyze/propel us to act or react in a certain manner. It affects each of us in varying degrees, nevertheless we all have our way of coping with this strong emotion. We want to see art that typify's Angst or evokes a sense of mystery, apprehension, turmoil or despair. Open to all professional and amateur artists. All art mediums considered. $35 for 3 entries, $5 for additional entries. Deadline: June 3, 2015. Visit website for details. Questions? Please contact Linus Galleries at info@linusgallery.com or call 310-491-0269.
Jun3
Third Coast National Juried Exhibition (Posted: 5/9/15) -- K Space Contemporary in Corpus Christi, Texas announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, August 7 to September 18, 2015. $2000 in cash awards. Artists age 18+ living in the USA may enter. Works previously exhibited at K Space Contemporary or K Space Art Studios-Hot Spot are not eligible. Entries must be original works of art completed within the last 2 years. All visual art forms and media are acceptable. $40 for 1- 3 works, $5 per each additional work entered. Deadline: June 3, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Michelle Smythe, Exec. Director at info@kspacecontemporary.org or call 361-887-6834.
Jun3
TRAVELS Photography Contest: Santa Fe Photo Workshops (Posted: 5/11/15) -- Santa Fe Photographic Workshops seeks photograpers for an online exhibition. Over $9,000 in prizes, including photo workshops. Jurors: Dan Westergren; Jim Richardson; Margy Dudley; Reid Callanan. Open to photographers of any level who are at least 18 years of age. Open to all photographic imagery that can be defined as depicting "travel." Photos must be submitted electronically through our web site. $40 for 3 images, $10 for each additional image over 3. Deadline: June 3, 2015. Questions? Contact Santa Fe Photographic Workshops at contest@santafeworkshops.com or call 505-983-1400 ext 111.
Jun5
2015 MGAL National Juried Exhibition (Posted: 1/7/15) -- The Memphis/Germantown League announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, August 6-28 at the WKNO Gallery Ten Ninety One in Memphis, TN. $7500 in cash, merchandise, and purchase awards. Juror: Paul Jackson, AWS, NWS. Artists 18 years or older from all of the United States are invited to enter their two-dimensional fine art. All mediums eligible. Refer to Prospectus for additional details. $35 - 1 Entry; $40 - 2 Entries. Deadline: June 5, 2015. Questions? Please contact Kay Coop at rkcoop@ensafe.com
Jun5
AMoA Biennial-600: Sculpture (Posted: 4/10/15) -- The Amarillo Museum of Art in Amarillo, TX seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, August 14 - October 9, 2015. Juror: Leigh Arnold. Artists must be 18 years of age or older and reside within a 600 mile radius of Amarillo, Texas. Any work of art in three-dimensions may be submitted for consideration. Artists whose work could be sited outdoors are encouraged to submit work/proposals, as are artists with installation based sculpture practices (though the nature of the museum's interior spaces does impose limits). Artists whose work requires exceptionally challenging handling or installation may be required to assist with installation on-site. Deadline: June 5, 2015 (postmark). No entry fee. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: Amarillo Museum of Art, P.O. Box 447, Amarillo, TX, 79178. Questions? Contact Alex Gregory at argregory@actx.edu or 806-371-5050.
Jun5
Please Touch! Sculpture Exhibition (Posted: 5/4/15) -- The Monmouth Museum in Lincroft, NJ announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, June 28 - August 30, 2015. Open to all artists world-wide age 18 and over. All artwork entered must be the artist's original creations completed within the last five years, and must not have been exhibited in past Monmouth Museum exhibitions. $20 per piece entered (limit 4 pieces). Example: 4 submissions = $80. No refunds if not selected for exhibition. Deadline: June 5, 2015. Visit website for prospectus.
Jun6
Dave Bown Projects - 10th Semiannual Competition (Posted: 1/29/15) -- Dave Bown Projects invites all artists to enter the 10th Semiannual Competition, an online exhibition open to all visual artists who are 18 years of age or older. All styles and mediums are eligible. $10,000 in Cash Prizes. Jurors: Claire C. Carter, Curator of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art; Carmen Hermo, Assistant Curator for Collections, Guggenheim Museum, New York; Anna Stothart, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, San Antonio Museum of Art. 2 images for 45 USD, 4 images for 65 USD, 8 images for 95 USD. Deadline: June 6, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Dave Bown at info@davebownprojects.com or call +1 (917) 365-5265.
Jun6
American Plains Artists 30th Annual Juried Exhibit & Sale (Posted: 1/30/15) -- American Plains Artists announces a call to artists for a juried exhibition, August 7-October 24, 2015 at the Great Plains Art Museum in Lincoln, Nebraska. Over $18,000 in Awards with $2,000 Best of Show. Juror: Tom Tierney. Original artwork rendered in traditional media in a realistic or representational style must depict the people, the life, the wildlife, or the landscape of the American Great Plains in past or present times, be rendered within the last three years, and must be for sale. No photography or computer generated art. $70 entry fee. Deadline: June 6, 2015. Visit website for prospectus, or send SASE to: J. I. McElroy, 11730 RD 40, Gurley, NE 69141-6505. Questions? Contact J. I. McElroy at jimcartist@yahoo.com or 308-249-1488.
Jun6
Central Virginia Watercolor Guild's 24th Annual Show (Posted: 3/25/15) -- The Central Virginia Watercolor Guild announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, September 4-27, 2015 at the McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA. Up to $3000 in cash wards. Juror: Dr. Julia May. Open to Virginia residents, 18 and older. Members of CVWG $25/ non-Members $35. Deadline: June 6, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Pam Roland, Chair at pamroland@gmail.com or call 434-831-1864.
Jun10
Call for Entries: 2nd Annual Black & White National Juried Art Show (Posted: 4/23/15) -- The Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition seeks entries for a national juried art exhibition opening August 1, 2015 in Brooklyn, NY. Cash awards $3000. Juror: Christiane Paul, a curator of Media Arts at the Whitney Museum of American Art. Black & white is primal, the underneath, the foundation, of the opulence of color; black & white is where we register motion and, when the cones do not have sufficient light, our rods optimize our survival in the night woods. Black & White intends to explore this underground of survival and few words. Our unique, enormous space affords us the opportunity to exhibit really huge work, and we welcome it. Open to all residents of the U.S. and its Territories, 18 years of age or older, working in all traditional and non-traditional 2D and 3D media, including film/video when part of an installation. Early Bird: $45/3 images; After May 26: $65/3. Additional images: $5 each. Deadline: June 10, 2015. Download prospectus (PDF format). Questions? Please contact bwacinfo@aol.com
Jun13
Call to Artists: "Unbound, Vol V" (Posted: 4/6/15) -- The broad theme of "Unbound, Vol V" encompasses all of the possibilities of what we may think or may not think a "book" is. Is it story? An entry to another world? An exploration? What does it indicate? This juried show looks to explore these ideas of "the book" and all the ways artists use its format as a stepping off point or as a material to explore new ideas. An exhibit sponsored by ArtisTree Art Gallery in South Pomfret, VT and Pentangle Arts Council in conjunction with the Bookstock Literary Festival. Open to all New England and New York residents of the U.S. who are 18 years of age or older, working in 2D and 3D, installation, and assemblage. $30 entry fee. Download prospectus (PDF format). Deadline: June 13, 2015. Questions? Contact Adrian Tans at gallery@artistreevt.org or 802-457-3500.
Jun13
Nakedness (Posted: 5/6/15) -- Las Laguna Gallery seeks entries for an upcoming art exhibition, July 2 to August 1, 2015 in Laguna Beach, CA. Open to all professional and amateur artists. All art mediums will be considered, from paintings and drawings including, oil, acrylic, pastels, ink, graphite, traditional and digital photography, mixed media, mixed media, collage, assemblage, etc. $30 for the 1st image, $5 for each additional image. Deadline: June 13, 2015. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: 577 S. Coast Highway A-1, Laguna Beach, CA 92651. Questions? Contact Las Laguna Gallery at laslagunagallery@gmail.com or call 949-667-1803.
Jun14
TRAC2015 Online Art Competition 4 (Posted: 5/14/15) -- The TRAC2015 Online Art Competition 4 is open for entries! Cash prizes plus a chance to win a Full Pass and Hotel Stay for The Representational Art Conference 2015, November 1-4, in Ventura, California. Jurors: Katheryn Stats, Mathew Innis, Siona Benjamin. Paintings, sculpture, mixed media, and drawings (no photography). Artwork created with any media, any size, and any subject may be entered. Artworks must be representational in nature. $35 for the first two works and $10 for each additional work. Deadline: June 14, 2015. Visit website for prospectus.
Jun15
Creative Divergents Summer 2015 Showcases (Posted: 3/13/15) -- Creative Divergents announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition. $500 in awards. Creative Divergents Showcases are open to anyone, internationally. All subjects, styles, and media are welcome. The $300 IMPACT Award supports creative works that promote positive change, audience engagement, or dialogue. The $200 INNOVATION Award supports creative works that demonstrate innovation in some way. Determined by creative vision, innovation, impact, quality, and overall impression. Deadline: June 15, 2015, 11:59pm CST. $10 per submission (Can include up to 5 images). Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Creative Divergents at info@creativedivergents.com
Jun15
A Sense of Place, 35th Annual Juried Fine Art Competition (Posted: 3/23/15) -- The Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art in Augusta, GA announces a call to artists for a juried fine art competition & exhibition, September 11 - October 16, 2015. $750 Best of show; two $500 Juror's awards. Juror: Annette Cone-Skelton. Open to all US artists age 18 and older. All works must be original, not previously exhibited at the Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, and completed on or after June 1, 2013. Work that predates this cut-off date will not be considered. Entries in the following media will be accepted: painting, drawing, mixed media, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, and photography. $37 for three entries; $10 for each additional entry. Deadline: June 15, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Heather Williams at hwilliams@ghia.org or call 706-722-5495.
Jun15
34th Annual Juried Photography Exhibition (Posted: 3/27/15) -- Smithtown Township Arts Council seeks entries for its 34th Annual Juried Photography Exhibition at the Mills Pond House Gallery, St. James, NY, August 8-30, 2015. Cash Awards for 1st and 2nd Place. Juror: Melanie Craven, co-owner & director of Tilt Gallery of Photography. Open to local and national artists. $45/3 entries. Deadline: June 15, 2015. Visit website for prospectus or send a SASE to: STAC Juried Photo, 660 Route 25A, St. James, NY 11780. Questions? Contact Allison Cruz at gallery@stacarts.org or call 631-862-6575.
Jun15
Visions In Clay (Posted: 4/18/15) -- LH Horton Jr Gallery in Stockton, CA announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, August 20 - September 17, 2015. Best of Show $800, 2nd Place $500, 3rd Place $300, San Joaquin Potters Guild Founders Award $300. 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. 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 15, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Jan Marlese at jmarlese@deltacollege.edu or call 209-954-5507.
Jun15
Printed, Painted, Folded or Torn: Paper Work (Posted: 4/25/15) -- The Rocky Neck Art Colony announces a call to artists for a regional juried art exhibition, July 2-26, 2015 at The Cultural Center at Rocky Neck in Gloucester, MA. Juror: Katherine French. The RNAC seeks work that explores the possibilities and pushes the limits of the use of paper in works of art. All media will be considered provided the use of paper is a primary component. Open to all artists 18 years and older living and working in New England. Deadline: June 15, 2015. $35 for 3 entries, $10 for additional entries up to 5 total; RNAC members: $25 for 3 entries, $5 for additional entries. Download prospectus (PDF format). Questions? Please contact Suzanne Gilbert Lee at entry@rockyneckartcolony.org or call 978-515-7004.
Jun15
"Landscapes" - Call For Entries (Posted: 5/4/15) -- Art-Competition.net seeks entries for an online exhibit. $7600 in Cash and Prizes - (Winners will receive extensive marketing of their work.) Open to all artists and photographers 18 years of age or older. Theme: "Landscapes" - Artists present their vision of the landscape in so many unique ways. Eligible artwork can be any two-dimensional still medium, painting, drawing, photography, digital art, collage, flat fiber art, etc. The work can be from representational to abstract. Deadline: June 15, 2015. 1 image $20, 3 images $35, 7 images $60. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Chris at support@art-competition.net or call 845 765-2932.
Jun15
American Academy of Equine Art: 2015 Fall Open Juried Exhibition (Posted: 5/9/15) -- The American Academy of Equine Art announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, September 12 - October 25, 2015 at the Georgetown Arts & Cultural Center in Georgetown, KY. $1000 in awards. Open to all artists over the age of eighteen. All art must be original work depicting the horse in any setting. Representations of all breeds are encouraged and accepted. Categories include oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, drawing, and sculpture. Sculpture is only considered in a permanent medium. No stained glass, textiles, photography, jewelry, reproductions, computer-made graphics or work using paint applied over photos, giclees or prints will be accepted. All work must be completed. Unfinished paintings or sculptures will not be considered. Note: works previously shown at AAEA exhibitions are not eligible. As many as three pieces of artwork may be submitted for a flat fee of $45.00. Deadline: June 15, 2015. Download prospectus (PDF format). Questions? Please contact Frances Clay Conner at fcconner@aaea.net or call 502-570-8567 or 502-797-3252.
Jun15
Art Show/Painting Workshop (Posted: 5/15/15) -- Would you like to show at the Jay Etkin Gallery, Memphis? Here's how: Art Show/Painting Workshop, June 29 - July 1, 2015. Exploring the painting series Workshop culminates with your participation as an aritst in July 2015 "First Friday Cooper Young Art Tour" at Jay's Gallery. Space available for 12 artists only. $50 entry fee is applied to the $325. All materials included. Be a part of the Jay Etkin Gallery family. Join us! Register by email: mickeybond505@aol.com. Deadline: June 15, 2015.
Jun15
"Black and White" (Posted: 5/16/15) -- Colors of Humanity Art Gallery seeks entries for an online exhibition, July 1-31, 2015. Cash prizes will be given. Additionally, the "Best of Show" winner will be featured with an article about them and their work. Other winners will be featured and have similar recognition. Theme- "Black and White" - Sometimes a monochrome pallet can say more than a full spectrum of color and create a striking contrast. We would like to see your work that is composed of black, white, and shades in between. All artists 18 and over. 2D works in all types of media. We will be donating 10% of all entry fees from this show to Heart to Heart International. Deadline: June 15, 2015. $20 for 1 or 2 works (You may enter more than once). Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact colorsofhumanity@gmail.com
Jun15
The Photo Review International Photography Competition (Posted: 5/21/15) -- This year's Photo Review International Photography Competition will be juried by Laurence Miller, Director, Laurence Miller Gallery in New York City. Accepted entries reproduced in The Photo Review journal and website. Prize winners exhibited at the University of the Arts Photography Gallery, Philadelphia. One photographer will be chosen for a summer group show at the Laurence Miller Gallery. Various photography gear will be awarded, as well as a $500 purchase prize. We encourage fine art photographers at any stage of their career, from all over the world, to apply. $35 for 3 entries, $8 each additional entry. Deadline: June 15, 2015. Download prospectus (PDF format). Questions? Contact Cressa Perloff, Communication Director at tpcnews@photoreview.org
Jun15
10x10x10xTieton (Posted: 5/23/15) -- Mighty Tieton announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, August 8 - October 11, 2015 at the Mighty Tieton Warehouse in Tieton, Washington. Cash prizes are allocated by the jurors, Sharon Arnold and Jerry Beck. Open to everyone! No geographic limits. All entries must be of original design and personal execution. All media welcome. Works must be original and made within the previous three years. No piece may be larger than 10 inches x 10 inches x 10 inches, including frame or case. $30 for the first two submissions, $10 per additional work. Deadline: June 15, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Liz Woodward at events@mightytieton.com or call 509-494-2009.
Jun16
not Big (3) Small Works Competition (Posted: 3/27/15) -- MS Rezny Gallery in Lexington, KY seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, August 11 to September 11, 2015. $500 first place and 3 $100 Honorable Mentions. Juror: Nathan Zamarron. There is no intended theme for the work; it just needs to fit the criteria of being "small art". No works over 12 inches in any direction including frame. $20 entry fee. Deadline: June 16, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Mary Rezny at msrezny@twc.com or 859-252-4647.
Jun16
Pastel Society of America 43rd Annual Exhibition: Enduring Brilliance! (Posted: 3/28/15) -- The Pastel Society of America seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, September 8-26, 2015 at the National Arts Club in New York, NY. Over $30,000 in cash and merchandise. Juror of Awards is Linda Downs. Open to all artists. Traditional soft pastels only - no oil pastels. Original artwork only. All subjects and styles are eligible, from traditional to contemporary. Artwork must be predominantly (80%) pastel. Size limit including frame: 48" in either direction. Work must be firmly framed with screw eyes and strong wire, ready to hang. PSA members: $30/1 entry; $35/2 entries; $45/3 entries. Deadline: June 16, 2015. Download prospectus (PDF format), or send a SASE to: Pastel Society of America; 15 Gramercy Park South; New York, NY 10003. Questions? Contact Cindy Harisch at psaoffice@pastelsocietyofamerica.org or call 212-533-6931.
Jun17
Chromatic (Posted: 4/7/15) -- Linus Galleries seeks entries for an online exhibition. It's easy to overlook the large role colors play in our daily lives. They influence our mood and decisions, they can attract or repel attention and we designate and organize things based on their hue. We want to see your creative approach in employing color! Entries aren't obligated to utilize a dynamic use of color, rather an overall intriguing means! Open to all professional and amateur artists. All art mediums considered. $35 for 3 entries, $5 for additional entries. Deadline: June 17, 2015. Visit website for details. Questions? Contact Linus Galleries at info@linusgallery.com or call 310-491-0269.
Jun17
American Landscapes (Posted: 5/24/15) -- The Maryland Federation of Art in Annapolis, MD seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, August 14 - September 13, 2015. Cash awards total $1000. Juror: John Morrell, Georgetown University. Any original 2-D or 3-D work depicting a landscape from one of the Americas (North America, Hawaii, Central America, Caribbean, South America). 1 or 2 entries $35 (MFA Members $20), additional entries $5 each, maximum of 6 entries. Deadline: June 17, 2015. Download prospectus (PDF format). Questions? Contact the Gallery Manager at info@mdfedart.org or call 410-268-4566. (Image credit: John T. Hanou, Fireworks at Carrie Furnace, Rankin, Pennsylvania 2014, digital photography)
Jun19
Schedello! Fine Arts & Music Festival (Posted: 2/10/15) -- Schedello! Fine Arts & Music Festival, held August 15 & 16, 2015, is an outdoor, balanced, juried fine arts show. The Artists' Village is located along the serene Grand Lawn of the beautiful 17 acre Schedel Arboretum & Gardens in Elmore, Ohio. The show will be juried by a committee of regional artists and academics who strive for balance with cash awards for best of show and 3 honorable mentions. It is our goal to provide a quality venue, high volume, diverse and varied activities and desirable amenities at a reasonable expense to the artists. $20 Jury Fee. $150 for a 10' x 10' booth space or $225 for a 20' x 10' space - free electric for the first 25 applicants accepted. All others, electric is available for a fee of $20. Deadline: June 19, 2015. Apply online. Questions? Contact Rod Noble at rnoble@schedel-gardens.org or call 419-862-3182.
Jun19
Academy of Fine Arts Annual National Juried Photography Exhibition (Posted: 5/22/15) -- The Academy of Fine Arts in Lynchburg, VA seeks entries for its annual juried photography exhibition, September 4-26, 2015. Best in Show, $1000; Cash Awards. Juror: Robert Sulkin, Professor of Art at Hollins University. Open to U.S. residents, 18 years or older. Photographs must be original photographs or photgraphically derived work, and not done under supervision. All work submitted must be suitably prepared for installation. The curator reserves the right to deny entry if any work is deemed not suitable for display or too difficult to install. Entries must have been completed after January 1, 2012, and not previously exhibited in a Lynchburg juried photography show. $35 for three images. Deadline: June 19, 2015. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: Academy of Fine Arts, 600 Main Street, Lynchburg, VA 24504. Questions? Please contact Ted Batt at tbatt@academyfinearts.com or call 434-528-3256, ext. 127.
Jun20
Laumeister Fine Art Competition (Posted: 2/22/15) -- The Bennington Center for the Arts (Bennington, Vermont) seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, August 8 - December 20, 2015. Representational work completed in a fine art medium (no photography at this time) will be juried by Stuart Johnson, owner of Settlers West Gallery in Tucson, AZ and organizer of the Coeur d'Alene Art Auction. $6,000 in awards ($4,000 First Place, $1,500 Second and $500 Third). There are no size restrictions but artists are asked to pay shipping. Deadline: June 20, 2015. $35.00 for the first two entries and $15 for each additional. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Shirley Hutchins at shirley@thebennington.org or call 802-442-7158.
Jun21
Picturing America: The American Experience in Photographs (Posted: 5/26/15) -- 1650 Gallery in Los Angeles, California invites all photographers worldwide to enter its next photography exhibition, July 4-17. Best In Show, 2nd Place and 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: June 21, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Tricia Noble at 1650gallery@gmail.com
Jun22
First Annual Defiance Wine Country Art Festival (Posted: 4/29/15) -- The Defiance Merchants Association announces a call to artists for the Defiance Wine Country Art Festival, August 15 and 16 at Wine Country Gardens in Defiance, MO. Categories for submission include painting, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, photography, drawing, pen and ink. Please be aware that all category submissions, must be original art. Giclees and or reproductions will not be accepted. Deadline: June 22, 2015. $20 Jury entry, $180 when accepted. Visit website for prospectus.
Jun22
"Pets We Love" Art Call That Supports The ASPCA (Posted: 5/20/15) -- Art-Competition.net announces a call to artists for an online exhibit. The "Pets We Love" exhibit is proud to support the ASPCA and its mission to save lives. Our Pets, from exotic birds to cuddly cats, become family and are our caring companions. It is no wonder that they have graced historic and contemporary works of art. Ten artists will be selected for the group exhibition. The entries are to be two-dimensional still artwork created in any of the following mediums: paint, drawing, photography, digital, collage, fiber, etc. The exhibit will be extensively marketed with numerous Press Releases, Social Media Marketing, Event Listings & Event Calendars, and featured in our Art Market Newsletter with over 16,000 subscribers. $20 initial entry, $10 each additional image. Deadline: June 22, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Chris at support@art-competition.net or call 845 765-2932.
Jun23
National Juried Show, No Theme, All Media (Posted: 4/6/15)
The Nelson Gallery in Lexington, Virginia announces a call to artists for their 16th Annual Juried Show, August 3-29, 2015. Awards: $1400 including $1000 Best in Show; Gallery Choice award of Solo Show in 2016 (or 2-person show if 2-D & 3-D winners). Juror: Leila Cartier, Curator of Exhibitions at the William King Museum of Art, Abingdon, VA. Residents of USA, all media, 2-D & 3-D, maximum size 50" any dimension, original artworks only, not previously shown at Nelson Gallery & not shown in the Lexington VA area in 2015, no crafts, no off-gassing. $30 for first 3 entries plus $10 for each of up to 3 additional entries. Deadline: 5 PM June 23, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Janet Weaver, Juried Show Coordinator at info@nelson-gallery.com
Jun24
12th Annual Color: Bold/Subtle Juried Online International Art Exhibition (Posted: 4/10/15) -- Upstream People Gallery announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition, July 1-31, 2015. Up to $3000 for upcoming shows: Cash Awards, Special Recognitions, Local & Int'l Press Releases. Juror: Laurence Bradshaw, International Juror, Professor of Art, Numerous Exhibitions and Awards. Open to all artists worldwide with bold and/or subtle use of color in artwork, in all media, genre, processes and forms. $35 for up to 5 images; $7 each additional. Deadline: June 24, 2015. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: 12th Color, Upstream People Gallery, 5607 Howard St., Omaha, NE 68106-1257 USA. Questions? Contact Larry Bradshaw at shows@upstreampeoplegallery.com or 402-991-4741.
Jun24
Still Life 2015 (Posted: 4/28/15) -- The Center for Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins, Colorado seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, October 2-31, 2015. Juror's Selection: $500, Director's Selection: $250, Two LiveBooks Website Awards: Valued at $399 from liveBooks + Honorable Mention Awards. Juror: Del Zogg. 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: June 24, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Sunshine Divis at coordinator@c4fap.org
Jun26
2015 California Open (Posted: 4/14/15) -- TAG Gallery in Santa Monica, CA seeks entries for a national juried art exhibition, August 12-28, 2015. Cash Awards. Juror: Jim Morphesis. Open to 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 26, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact TAG Gallery at caopen@taggallery.net or call 310-829-9556.
Jun26
7th Annual NUDE: International Competitive Exhibit Exploring the Human Form (Posted: 5/1/15) -- Manifest Creative Research Gallery seeks entries for an upcoming exhibition, August 14 - September 11, 2015. Manifest is excited to renew our invitation to artists exploring the uncovered human form! Open to works of any media, size, style or genre (abstract, conceptual, highly realistic, etc.) Students and professionals are equally encouraged to enter. $36 for up to 3 entries, $10 for each additional entry. Deadline: June 26, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Jason Franz, Executive Director at Jason@manifestgallery.org or call 513-861-3638.
Jun26
Call for Art - 5th Annual "Figurative" Online Juried Art Competition (Posted: 5/25/15) -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery seeks entries for an online art competition, July 1-31, 2015. Extensive worldwide publicity and promotion to the winning artists. Guest Judge - Mary Kee from The Art Guide. All 2D and 3D artists, including photography. Amateur or professional artists, 18+. This is an international call. Deadline: June 26, 2015. $12.00 for 1 to 2 entries & $20.00 for 3 to 5 entries. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact John R. Math at info@lightspacetime.com or call 888-490-3530.
Jun28
Realism (Posted: 5/20/15) -- Linus Galleries seeks entries for an upcoming online exhibition. There are many aspects to consider when representing realism; from an accurate depiction of surface and texture to capturing depth, proportion and perspective or a believable portrayal of color tone, shadows and lighting. We want to see art that captures realism through any approach of your choosing! Open to all professional and amateur artists. All art mediums considered. $35 for 3 entries, $5 for additional entries. Deadline: June 28, 2015. Visit website for details. Questions? Please contact Linus Galleries at info@linusgallery.com or call 310-491-0269.
Jun29
EXPATRIATES: Artists Who are Originally from (but no longer live in) KY,OH,IN (Posted: 5/1/15) -- Manifest Creative Research Gallery seeks entries for an upcoming exhibition, August 14-September 11, 2015. For Manifest's second exhibit focusing on works from other regions, we are calling for artists originally from Ohio, Kentucky, or Indiana, but who no longer live in these three states. Students and professionals alike are encouraged submit. This exhibit has no predefined expectation for type or style of work. $36 for up to 3 entries, $10 for each additional entry. Deadline: June 29, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Jason Franz, Executive Director at Jason@manifestgallery.org or call 513-861-3638.
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.
Jun30
Free Monthly Art and Photography Contests for Cash Prizes (Posted: 12/26/14) -- 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. All winners will be featured on our web site and publicized all of the web. New competition each month. All mediums accepted. Free to enter. More info.
Jun30
La Jolla Art & Wine Festival (Posted: 3/2/15) -- The La Jolla Art & Wine Festival (LJAWF) returns to La Jolla, CA for its seventh annual season October 10-11 in the heart of La Jolla Village, CA. Multiple Best of Show Awards. Categories include: Mixed Media, Ceramics, Sculpture, Glass, Painting, Watercolor, Drawing, Photography, Jewelry, Printmaking, Wearable Art. $25 application fee. Deadline: June 30, 2015. Visit website to learn more. Apply online through ZAPP. Questions? Please contact Mackenzie Foote at artists@lajollaartandwinefestival.com
Jun30
47th Annual Watercolor West International Juried Exhibition (Posted: 4/3/15) -- Watercolor West announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, October 17 - December 13, 2015 at the City of Brea Gallery, Brea, CA. $20,000 in cash and merchandise awards. Juror: Stephen Quiller. Online entries only. Accepting entries April 1 - June 30, 2015. Transparent watercolor only. Two paintings can be entered. $45 Members and $55 Non-Members. Deadline: June 30, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact exhibitions@watercolorwest.org
Jun30
"Show Your World" International Art Competition (Posted: 4/13/15) -- RE:ARTISTE announces an international art competition. "Show Your World" is about your vision of the world and life. Whether you are a professional artist or an amateur, your vision does matter! We live on a planet with a lot of diversity. Show the significant and the invisible, the urban and the remote, humanity or wildlife. The whole world is curious about your interpretation of it through the prism of your art! Show what matters to you! The following disciplines will be accepted: Painting, Illustration, Photography, Mixed-Media. The Winner and Twenty Finalists will have a chance to display original work at the exhibition in New York City in Fall 2015. Artworks of all participants will be featured on a digital display. The Winner will also be invited to attend The Residency hosted by RE:ARTISTE at no accommodation cost for an entire week. $35 entry fee. Deadline: June 30, 2015. Submit artwork online. Questions? Email info@reartiste.com
Jun30
The Eros Magazine - Free Submission (Posted: 4/14/15) -- The team at TZIPAC is proud to launch the Eros Magazine, with the aim to celebrate the best in fine art nude photography in the world. Our magazine 43mm is being read in over 50 countries worldwide. We are now calling for submissions to Issue 1 of The Eros Magazine. The submission is free and capped at 5 images per artist. Deadline: June 30, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact info@tzipac.com
Jun30
Strange Figurations (Posted: 4/30/15) -- SlowArt Productions announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, September 10 - October 3, 2015 at the Limner Gallery in Hudson, NY. $2200 in publication awards. Open to all artists 18 and over at the time of entry. $35 entry fee. Deadline: June 30, 2015. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: SlowArt, 123 Warren St, Hudson, NY, 12534. Questions? Please contact Tim Slowinski at slowart@aol.com or call 518-828-2343.
Jun30
6th Annual International Painting Annual Publication (Posted: 5/1/15) -- Manifest Press seeks entries for its 6th Annual International Painting Annual Publication (INPA). $1200, $500, and $300 for first, second, and third place winners. As a carefully crafted high-end book, the INPA enables Manifest to assemble a diverse array of works from around the world, without the limitation of physical availability, gallery space, or shipping logistics. Any media applicable to the practice of traditional painting including but not limited to printmaking, digital/new media, photography, sculpture, drawing, installation, etc., are all possibly valid. Students and Professionals alike are encouraged to enter. Deadline: June 30, 2015. $36 for up to 3 entries, $10 for each additional entry. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Jason Franz, Executive Director at jason@manifestgallery.org or 513-861-3638.
Jun30
NEXUS - AGNJ's Annual International Juried Exhibition (Posted: 5/12/15) -- The Arts Guild New Jersey announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, September 13 - October 8, 2015 in Rahway, NJ. Jurors: Evonne M. Davis and Emma Wilcox, the Directors of Gallery Aferro in Newark, New Jersey. Open to all visual artists working in any media. Artists must be a minimum age of 18. Artwork must have been completed in the past 5 years, and may not have been exhibited previously at the Arts Guild New Jersey. $30 members; $35 non-members. Deadline: June 30, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Douglas Ferrari at assistdir@agnj.org or 732-381-7511.
Jun30
SMART- Science & Math based Art Contest (Posted: 5/19/15) -- Artists from around the world are called on to creatively demonstrate a scientific or mathematical concept, principle, or phenomena through artistic media including digital, drawing, photography, sculpture, performance, painting, fiber arts, etc. Winners selected for visual impact and interest, originality and innovation, representation of a scientific/mathematical principle or phenomena. Cash prizes will be awarded. The contest is free to enter. Visit website for more information. Deadline: June 30, 2015.
Jun30
Celeste Prize 2015 (Posted: 5/21/15) -- Celeste Prize is an international contemporary art prize with a final exhibition in Milan, Italy. 20,000 € in awards. Chief-curator of Celeste Prize is Koyo Kouoh, the founding artistic director of RAW Material Company, Dakar. Open to all artists, photographers and creatives, without limits of age or experience. 50 € single work / 90 € project (includes up to 10 works). Deadline: June 30, 2015. Visit website to learn more. Questions? Send email to info@celesteprize.com or call +39 0577 1521988.
Jul1
My Art- My Vision (Posted: 4/9/15) -- artforwardcontests announces a call to artists for an on line contemporary art competition. Awards: Winning Image publication in Art Ltd magazine, gallery show in Ca., Share in $1,000 prize awards. Jurors: Jack Mohr: Painting; Crista Dix: Photography. Open to all artists over age 18. $35 for three images. $5 each for added images to ten. Deadline: July 1, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Stuart Ochiltree at stuart@artforwardcontests.com or call 206-947-1508.
Jul1
2015 National Exhibition (Posted: 4/22/15) -- The Northstar Watermedia Society invites all artists 18 years or older to enter its annual juried exhibition, September 13 - October 18 at the Hopkins Center for the Arts in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Over $4000 in awards. Juror: Jack Richeson. $45 entry fee. Deadline: July 1, 2015. Visit website for prospectus.
Jul1
Photo15 (Posted: 4/25/15) -- Multiple Exposures Gallery in Alexandria, VA announces a call to artists for a juried photography exhibition, October 20 - November 29, 2015. Awards: $500 (Juror's Selection) and $250 (Gallery Selection). Juror: Sarah Greenough - Senior Curator and Head, Department of Photographs, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. All artists 18 years of age or older who work in traditional, digital, or alternative photographic processes are invited to submit. $35.00 for up to three (3) images. Deadline: July 1, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact photo15@multipleexposuresgallery.com
Jul1
Fine Arts Craft Fair (Posted: 5/9/15) -- Our Lady of Sorrows Church seeks artists for its Fine Arts Craft Fair, July 18th and 19th in Essex, Ct. Jurors: Joyce Leach and Desiree Richardell. Crafts must be hand made, no manufactured items sites are 12x12, double sites available. $125.00 fee. Deadline: July 1, 2015. Download application (PDF format). Questions? Please contact Joyce Leach at jaleach2@comcast.net or call 860-227-8778.
Jul1
Rectangles, Triangles, Circles--The Shape of Life (Posted: 5/26/15) -- Still Point Art Gallery announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition, August 1 to October 31, 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: July 1, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Christine Cote at info@stillpointartgallery.com or 207-837-5760.
Jul3
American Craft Today: Glass (Posted: 5/6/15) -- The Bascom: A Center for the Visual Arts in Highlands, NC seeks entries for a juried exhibition, September 5 - December 6, 2015. $5500 awarded at the Juror's discretion. Juror: Melissa G. Post. All artists ages 18 and up working and living in the United States are eligible to enter. Any individual work is eligible as long as it is ready to display (i.e., no installations) and the primary medium is glass. Accepted works may be offered for sale at the Bascom if the artist wishes. $35 entry fee. Deadline: July 3, 2015. Enter at www.callforentry.org. Questions? Contact Margaret Browne at mbrowne@thebascom.org or call 828-787-2862.
Jul3
Call for Chairs (Posted: 5/22/15) -- The Center for Art in Wood, in Philadelphia, PA, is partnering with The Furniture Society to organize an international exhibition that showcases contemporary seating, May 1 - July 23, 2016. Jurors: Nicholas R. Bell, Ben Colman, Hank Gilpin, Susie Silbert. Up to 3 submissions of chairs, stools, and benches of all kinds - functional, sculptural and conceptual, produced since 2000. Work must have a basis in wood either in actual practice or theory. All media will be considered as well as proposals for artwork. Deadline: July 3, 2015. $30 for current members, $40 non-members, $25 students with ID. Download prospectus (PDF format), or send a SASE to: 141 N. 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106. Questions? Contact Karen Schoenewaldt at karen@centerforartinwood.org or call 215 923-8000.
Jul5
Peninsula Art League Juried Open Show (Posted: 3/6/15) -- Peninsula Art League seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, September 12 through October 18 at the Harbor History Museum in Gig Harbor, WA. Best of Show $1200, First Place painting/3-D $750, Second Place painting/3-D $350, First Place photography/digital $750. Jurors: Dawn Emerson for painting & 3-D / Larry Ikenberry for photography & digital art. Artists at least 18 years old. Hand pulled prints are eligible, other reproductions not eligible except photography. 3-D work must be accompanied by its own stand or showcase. See prospectus for details. $40 for PAL members up to 3 pieces, $50 for nonmembers up to 3 pieces. Deadline: July 5, 2015. Questions? Contact Sandy Newhouse at sincolor@comcast.net or 253-884-2779.
Jul6
Out of the Box: A Juried Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition (Posted: 5/5/15) -- Out of the Box is a national juried competition presented biennially by Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art, Auburn University (JCSM). This year's juror, Willie Cole, will select 10 sculptures for display on the museum's grounds from October 2, 2015-October 2, 2016. Prizes totaling $15,000 will be awarded. This call for sculpture is open to all artists age 18 and older. Deadline: July 6, 2015. $25 entry fee. Electronic submissions only. Questions? Please contact Jessica Hughes at hughej3@auburn.edu or call 334-844-1596.
Jul10
Art of the Heartland (Posted: 4/1/15) -- SouthWest Artists, Inc. seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, October 7 - November 5, 2015 at the Mena Art Gallery in Mena, Arkansas. $12,000 in awards. Juror: Nancy Taylor Meadows. We seek the finest representational paintings that display the highest quality in workmanship, color, value, composition, style, and diversity depicting the best of America and its people. Open to artists throughout the US and Canada. Deadline: July 10, 2015. $45 for 1 painting; $65 for 2; $20 membership fee. Visit website for prospectus.
Jul10
Louisville 30th Anniversary National Fine Art Show (Posted: 4/19/15) -- The Louisville Art Association announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, September 5-13, 2015 in Louisville, Colorado (near Boulder). Best of Show/First Place Award: $500, 2nd Place Award: $350, 3rd Place: $150, 10 Merit Awards: $100 each, Judge's Award: $1000. Juror: Michael Dowling. $35.00 for 3 entries, $10 for each additional up to 5. Deadline: July 10, 2015. Download prospectus (PDF format) or visit www.callforentry.org. All accepted entries will be notified by email.
Jul10
5th Annual Holga & More Out of the Box (on creativity that is) International Photography Competition (Posted: 5/14/15) -- The TCC Photo | Gallery in Longview, TX seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, October 1 - November 13, 2015. Awards: $900 and Diana F and film for 1st Place. Juror: Michelle Bates. Open to amateur and professional photographers around the globe that use a toy camera or an element of it. Photographs, of your choice of subject matter made with a any low-end, low-tech, limited-control camera - such as pinhole, Holga, Diana, Konstruktor F, Brownies, Anscos, and other Lomo products - will be accepted. Photographs made from Polaroid-type film backs attached to Holgas are also welcome. Photographs made from a DSLR or SLR with a pinhole, Holga or loom lens will be accepted. For this exhibit, straight Polaroid-type images or images made with cell phones, disposable cameras or point-and-shoot cameras will not be accepted. $35 for the first 5, $5 for each additional image up to 10. Deadline: July 10, 2015. Download prospectus PDF format). Questions? Contact Tammy Cromer-Campbell at tccphoto@gmail.com or 903.241.4844.
Jul12
The EPSON International Pano Awards (Posted: 5/7/15) -- Epson Australia announces a call to artists to photographers for an upcoming exhibition, October 2015, The Digital Show, Melbourne Exhibition Centre. Total prize pool worth over $50,000USD, including $20,000 cash! Open to professional and amateur photographers worldwide. Panoramic photography only. Entry fee between US$12 and US$20. Deadline: July 12, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact David Evans, Curator at contact@thepanoawards.com
Jul17
Malvern Retreat House Art Show (Posted: 5/27/15) -- The Malvern Retreat House announces a call to artists for a juried art show, February 3-7, 2016 in Malvern, PA. Open to all fine artists who work in the following media forms: painting, sculpture, ceramic, photography, jewelry, metalwork, woodturning or fiber art. The 2016 show will have a special focus on glass art. About 100 juried artists are accepted for the show. $15 entry fee; 35% of the art proceeds benefit Malvern Retreat House. Deadline: July 17, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact artshow@malvernretreat.com
Jul20
"Life in the Wild" (Posted: 5/15/15) -- The Berkeley Arts Council seeks entries for a juried wildlife art exhibit to celebrate the beauty and diversity of life in the natural world, September 3 - October 4, 2015 at Berkeley Art Works in Martinsburg, WV. Best in Show $250; Other awards depending on entries. Juror: Susan T. Fisher. Open to visual artists over the age of 18 in all media including but not limited to painting, sculpture, carving, ceramics, photography or mixed media. Entries must be original works of art that have been completed within the last three (3) years, and have not been previously exhibited in The Berkeley Art Works. $25 for two works, $10 each additional work up to a maximum of 4. Deadline: July 20, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Rip Smith at berkeleyartswv@gmail.com or call 304-620-7277.
Jul24
14th Annual Summer All Media Juried Online International Art Exhibition (Posted: 4/10/15) -- Upstream People Gallery announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition, August 1-31, 2015. Up to $3000 for upcoming shows: Cash Awards, Special Recognitions, Local & Int'l Press Releases. Juror: Laurence Bradshaw, International Juror, Professor of Art, Numerous Exhibitions and Awards. 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 except video (video stills encouraged). $35 for up to 5 images; $7 each additional. Deadline: July 24, 2015. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: 14thSummerAll, 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.
Jul30
NOAPS 25th BEST of AMERICA Exhibit 2015 (Posted: 5/12/15) -- Celebrating its 25th Annual "Best of America" in 2015, the National Oil & Acrylic Painters' Society (NOAPS) invites oil and acrylic painters to join and participate in our celebration this year which will include two grand openings and several events, October 11 to December 13, 2015 at The Dunnegan Gallery of Art and The Vine Art Gallery in Missouri. Over $10,000 in cash and sponsor awards. Juror: Charles Harrington. All art submitted must have been completed within the last three years and not previously accepted into a NOAPS Exhibition. Maximum size 1200 sq in. (Ex: 30inx40in) $10 per entry plus NOAPS Membership fee of $50. Deadline: July 30, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact ExecutiveNOAPS.org@gmail.com
Jul31
ROYGBIV International Color Awards (Posted: 4/14/15) -- TZIPAC announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition with US$2000 Cash prize, medals and international exposure. The ROYGBIV Awards celebrate the excitement, energy and unpredictability of colour. We are surrounded by colours and it's how we see the world, so this theme is, in a sense, easy. But understanding how clever use of colours from such a vast canvas of possibilities can help convey not only feelings and emotions but also moods which enhances the imagery you have captured requires a certain artistry. Send us your best colourful artworks today. From $1 per entry for Stage 1. Deadline: July 31, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact info@tzipac.com
Aug1
The Left Coast - What does it mean to you? (Posted: 1/26/15) -- The Marin Society of Artists in Ross, CA announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, September 19 - October 24, 2015. Awards: 1st $750; 2nd $500; 3rd $250; 3 HMs at $50 each. Juror: Lauren O'Connell, Curatorial Project Coordinator, UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAM/PFA), Berkeley, CA. Open to all California, Oregon and Washington State resident artists 18 and over. All media, except film and video. Online digital entry only. Original accepted works will be displayed in our gallery. Non-members $45/1; $5 each add'l. 3 max. MSA members $35/1, $5 each add'l. 3 max. Deadline: August 1, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact the Marin Society of Artists at marinsociety@comcast.net
Aug5
34th Annual Juried Show (Posted: 2/16/15) -- The Pastel Society of the Southwest announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, October 1-30, 2015 at the Convention and Visitors Bureau of Grapevine, Texas. $1,000 Best of Show. Juror: Susan Ogilvie. Open to all artists, 18 years and older, working in the soft pastel medium. $35 for members/$45 for non members up to 3 entries- $10 additional per entry. Deadline: August 5, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Janis Krendick at asgood2@verizon.net or call 972-517-5480. (image: 2014 PSSW "Best of Show" entitled "Convergence" by Ray Hassard)
Sep10
Craft Forms 2015, International Exhibition of Contemporary Craft (Posted: 4/6/15) -- The Wayne Art Center in Wayne, PA seeks entries for Craft Forms 2015, December 4, 2015 - January 30, 2016. Awards: $8,000 +. Juror: Ronald T. Labaco, Marcia Docter Curator, MAD, NY. Open to all established and emerging artists working in clay, metal, jewelry, wood, fiber, glass and mixed media. Work must have been created in the past two years and not previously shown at WAC. Entry Fee $45, Late Fee $65. Deadline: September 10, 2015. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: Wayne Art Center, 413 Maplewood Ave, Wayne, PA 19087. Questions? Please contact Karen Louise Fay, Director of Special Projects at karenlouise@wayneart.org or call 610-688-3553, ext 211. Image by: Michael James, "Next, then, afterward (at loose ends)"
Sep13
Secret (Posted: 5/25/15) -- Arc Gallery announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, Nov 7 - Dec 5, 2015 in San Francisco, CA. 3 Juror's Choice Ribbons. Juror: Joan McLoughlin of The McLoughlin Gallery, SF. Open to artists residing in the United States. $35 entry fee. Deadline: September 13, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Priscilla Otani at arcgallerysf@gmail.com
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.
Sep15
19th Annual ArtWorks of Eau Gallie Fine Arts Festival (Posted: 2/10/15) -- ArtWorks of Eau Gallie in Melbourne, FL invites artists to display their original fine art or fine craft on November 21 & 22, 2015, 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. Demonstrators' Awards are included in the award monies. Artists must be present both days to present and discuss their work. $29,000 in Awards and Sponsors Purchase Awards; $3500 for the "Best of Show" Award. Fee: $160.00. This includes a non-refundable application fee of $25.00 and a booth fee of $135.00. Booth space is 12' x 12'. Deadline: September 15, 2015. Visit web site for details. Questions? Contact ArtWorks of Eau Gallie at artworksfestival@gmail.com or call 321-242-1456 (voice message system).
Sep30
Art Quilt Elements 2016 (Posted: 4/6/15) -- The Wayne Art Center in Wayne, PA seeks entries for Art Quilt Elements 2016, March 18 - April 28, 2016. Awards: $3,000 +. Juror: Bruce W. Pepich, Executive Director & Curator of Collections, Racine Art Museum. Open to all established and emerging artists working in art quilts and fiber. Entry Fee $45, Late Fee $65. Deadline: September 30, 2015. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: Wayne Art Center, 413 Maplewood Ave, Wayne, PA 19087. Questions? Contact Karen Louise Fay, Director of Special Projects at karenlouise@wayneart.org or call 610-688-3553, ext 211. Image by: Gerri J. Spilka, Philadelphia, PA, "Edge #1"
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.
Oct1
The Manifest Prize (Posted: 1/26/15) -- Manifest Gallery in Cincinnati, OH is excited to announce that the annual Manifest Prize (ONE) award is increasing to $5,000. Open to works of any media, any genre/style, any size. One work will be selected for the award, featured in the gallery (December 11, 2015 - January 10, 2016), and published. Five semi-finalist works will also be published. Open to all artists. Students and professionals are equally encouraged to enter. $36 for up to 3 entries, $10 for each additional entry. Deadline: October 1, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Jason Franz, Executive Director at jason@manifestgallery.org or call 513-861-3638.
Oct20
2015 Mystery Build Art Competition (Posted: 2/2/15) -- 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, cloth, metal, and plenty of surprises. All 2015 kits contain the same materials, so each creator faces the same challenges and limitations. It's an engaging project that combines the exploration of art, the challenge of a puzzle, and the fun of a game. Upload photos or video of what you make to compete for big cash prizes! Mystery Build has awarded over $50,000 to creative people like you. The yearly prize money pool grows with each new participant. The more people who play, the more you can win! Visit website for details. Deadline: October 20, 2015. Questions? Contact Jeremy Maronpot at info@mysterybuild.com or 919-818-4559.
Nov6
50 Art and Photo Contests (Posted: 5/6/15) -- FanArtReview.com invites you to enter over 50 contests every month for just $6.95. Artists will enjoy our "Baby and Child Art Contest", "Landscape Art Contest", "Summer Art Contest", "Flowers Art Contest" and many more. Photographers can enter our "Pet Photo Contest", "Nature Photo Contest", "Macro Photo Contest", "Color Photography Contest" and more. We will provide you with feedback for every contest submission. For over ten years FanArtReview.com has been help artists improve their craft. Cash Prizes. Visit website to learn more.
Dec15
Women in Art (Posted: 5/16/15) -- Las Laguna Gallery seeks entries for an upcoming art exhibition, January 7-29, 2016 in Laguna Beach, CA. All local, national and international women artists, professional and amateur and multiple art mediums will be considered in this call for art. $35 for 3 images, $5 per each additional image. Deadline: December 15, 2015. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: 577 S. Coast Highway A-1, Laguna Beach, CA 92651. Questions? Contact Lori McBride at laslagunagallery@gmail.com or call 949-667-1803.
Dec31
Apocalypse Prize 2015 (Posted: 3/12/15) -- The Committee for the Propagation of Art in the Service of Sacred Scripture invites all artists to enter the second online competition for the Apocalypse Prize. $15,000 in total awards, first prize: $7,000. No entry fee. Deadline: December 31, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Gloria Thomas, Director at apocalypseprize@gmail.com
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