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NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Marion, Iowa (adjacent to Cedar Rapids)
Deadline: January 21, 2015
Posted: 11/13/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: May 16, 2015
Title: Marion Arts Festival 2015
Venue: City Square Park
Awards: $3,000
Eligibility: Fine art and fine craft/no reproductions
Fees: $25
E-mail: Deb Bailey
Website: http://www.marionartsfestival.com
Prospectus: https://www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=3680
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Deadline: January 23, 2015
Posted: 10/3/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: April 24 - May 27, 2015
Title: 35th Annual National Print Exhibition
Sponsor: Lincoln Financial Foundation
Venue: Artlink
Awards: $2,500, as well as purchase awards
Juror: Mark Pascale
Eligibility: All artists, at least 18 years of age, residing in U.S. are eligible. All original printmaking media are eligible that meet Artlink's exhibition criteria (available at www.artlinkfw.com). No photography, computer generated, or digitally altered prints will be accepted. All work should have been completed in the last 3 years and may be no larger than 54" in any direction. The size limit is in place to minimize shipment costs for traveling the exhibit. Artwork may not have been exhibited at Artlink previously.
Fees: $25
Commission: 35%
Send SASE to: 300 E. Main Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46802
E-mail: Amber Recker
Phone: 260-424-7195
Website: http://www.artlinkfw.com/
Prospectus: http://www.artlinkfw.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/35-print-
prospectus-artlink.pdf
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin
Deadline: January 26, 2015
Posted: 1/6/15
 
 Title: Tribune Building Public Art (RFQ - 300K)
Sponsor: Incourage Community Foundation (incouragecf.org)
Venue: Tribune Building - Wisconsin Rapids, WI
Awards: Up to $300,000
Eligibility: As part of the Tribune Building Project, Incourage Community Foundation is announcing an open competition for up to $300,000 in art installations. This opportunity, located in rural central Wisconsin, is supported by receipt of a Creative Placemaking grant from ArtPlace America. Incourage is seeking a wide variety of art for permanent installation, including but not limited to: landscape, graphic design, murals, 2-D and 3-D works connected to telling our community's story. Individuals, artist teams, and organizations from across the nation are eligible to apply. Applicants are required to submit a letter of interest, current resume with references, images of artwork and corresponding image summary.
Fees: $0
E-mail: Chelsey Mazurek
Phone: 715-423-3863
Website: http://www.tribunebuilding.org/call-for-artists.html
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Deadline: January 27, 2015
Posted: 1/10/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: March 5-28, 2015
Title: Containers for the Self
Sponsor: Status Marketing
Venue: Black Earth Gallery
Awards: none
Juror: Jane Gilmor
Eligibility: What is the self? How does one feel its absence or presence. One might create an actual physical container or a metaphorical container, the 2-D plans for a "container", or any other possible manifestation of this theme. Both 2D and 3D submissions are encouraged. Open to artists 18 and older.
Fees: $30.00
Commission: 10%
E-mail: Anne Stamats
Phone: 319-431-2669
Website: http://blakearthgallery.com
Prospectus: http://www.blackearthgallery.com/
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
St Paul, Minnesota
Deadline: January 28, 2015
Posted: 12/5/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: March 6-26, 2015
Title: Elemental: earth, water, air, fire
Venue: Flow Art Space
Awards: $100 for Curator's Choice
Juror: Flow Art Space Founder Melissa Metzler
Eligibility: Art in any medium will be considered, as long as it relates in some way to to earth, water, air, or fire. Artists must ship work from within the United States.
Fees: $40 for 4 images, $5 each addl image
Commission: none taken, artists keep 100% of sales
E-mail: Melissa Metzler
Phone: 612-564-3569
Website: http://www.flowartspace.com
Prospectus: http://www.flowartspace.com/uploads/7/9/6/5/7965517/call_for
_elemental_earth_water_air_fire.pdf
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
East Lansing, Michigan
Deadline: January 31, 2015
Posted: 8/27/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: May 16-17, 2015
Title: Call of Applications
Sponsor: East Lansing Art Festival
Venue: East Lansing, MI
Awards: $10,000
Fees: $25 Early Bird entry, $35 Dec. 1-Jan. 31
E-mail: Michelle Carlson
Phone: 517-319-6804
Website: http://www.elartfest.com
Prospectus: http://www.zapplication.com
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Cottonwood Falls, Kansas
Deadline: January 31, 2015
Posted: 10/22/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: March 30 - June 13, 2015
Title: Prairie Art Exhibit and Auction
Sponsor: Symphony in the Flint Hills, Inc.
Venue: Symphony in the Flint Hills Gallery
Awards: Various
Juror: TBA
Eligibility: SFH announces its Call for Entry for its annual juried Prairie Art Exhibit and Auction, celebrating its 10th Anniversary with a theme of, "Grasslands of the World." Submit up to 2 paintings which thematically or graphically reference the Flint Hills of Kansas. Paintings not to exceed 36in, framed or gallery wrapped and current within the past 2 years. Check requirements and entry form on website.
Fees: No entry fee
Commission: 50%
E-mail: Louise Carlin
Phone: 620-273-8955
Website: http://www.symphonyintheflinthills.org
Prospectus: http://www.symphonyintheflinthills.org/_userfiles/63/files/Call%
20for%20Entry%202015.pdf
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
St. Charles, Illinois
Deadline: January 31, 2015
Posted: 11/6/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: May 23-24, 2015
Title: St. Charles Fine Art Show
Sponsor: Downtown St. Charles Partnership
Venue: Downtown St. Charles
Awards: Yes
Juror: Multiple
Fees: $35 Jury Fee
E-mail: Chris Prieve
Phone: 630-443-3969
Website: http://www.StCharlesFineArtShow.com
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Galesburg, Illinois
Deadline: January 31, 2015
Posted: 1/21/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: March 14 - April 11, 2015
Title: GALEX 49 National Juried Exhibition and Competition
Sponsor: Galesburg Civic Art Center
Venue: Galesburg Civic Art Center - Joanne R. Goudie Gallery
Awards: over $2,500 in awards
Juror: Preston Jackson of Peoria, Illinois
Eligibility: Open to all artists residing in the U.S. All entries must have been created within the last 3 years and cannot have been previously shown in the Galesburg Civic Art Center Galleries. Art must be the original work of the submitter. All media are acceptable, but not to exceed 100 lbs. 2D work must not exceed 5 ft., must be ready to hang, and plexiglass is preferred. No work will be suspended from ceiling and unstable pieces will not be shown.
Fees: $25 (or $20 for current GCAC members)
Commission: 30% of sell price
E-mail: Tuesday Cetin
Phone: 309-342-7415
Website: http://www.galesburgarts.org
Prospectus: http://www.galesburgarts.org/web-pages/GALEX-entry.html
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Mason, Ohio
Deadline: February 5, 2015
Posted: 1/13/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: February 19 - March 14, 2015
Title: Tiny... Does Size Really Matter?
Venue: Pop Revolution Gallery
Awards: $775 in cash prizes
Jurors: Skip Martin, James Thomas
Eligibility: The exhibition is open to artists 18 years or older. All work must be original. Students must not present work for consideration if assisted in any way in arrangement or execution. Two and three-dimensional work is limited to 12"x12"x12" including artwork and framing.
Fees: $20 for the first entry, $10 for each additional entry, 4 total
Commission: 40% of sale
Send SASE to: Pop Revolution Gallery, 105 East Main St, Mason, OH 45040
E-mail: Francis Michaels
Phone: 513-492-7474
Website: http://www.poprevolutiongallery.com
Prospectus: http://www.poprevolutiongallery.com/calendar-of-events
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Deadline: February 6, 2015
Posted: 12/26/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: March 24 - April 12, 2015
Title: 2015 Kreft Juried National Exhibition
Sponsor: Concordia University Ann Arbor
Venue: Kreft Gallery
Awards: $1,000 Best of Show / $500 2nd Place Award / $250 3rd Place Award
Juror: Joe Levickas
Eligibility: Prints, drawings, paintings, photographs, digital images, sculpture, and video are eligible. Only original artwork produced within the past five years will be accepted - reproductions are not permitted. Entrants must be 18 years of age or older to apply.
Fees: $25/2 entries
Commission: 30%
E-mail: Beth J Steinkellner
Phone: 734-995-7358
Website: http://www.cuaa.edu/KreftExhibition
Prospectus: http://www.cuaa.edu/KreftExhibition
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Saint Clair, Michigan
Deadline: February 14, 2015
Posted: 11/5/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: June 27-28, 2015
Title: St. Clair Art Fair
Sponsor: St. Clair Art Association
Venue: Palmer Park & Riverview Plaza downtown St. Clair
Awards: $2,500 cash awards
Juror: Juried by a broad panel of academic and professional advisors.
Eligibility: Please see St. Clair Art Fair 2015 application for specific rules, regulations and requirements.
Fees: Jury Fee: $20 per medium, Booth Fee: $225
Commission: None
E-mail: Sandy Attebury
Phone: 810-329-9576
Website: http://www.stclairart.org
Prospectus: http://www.stclairart.org/st-clair-art-fair/2015-art-fair
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Bloomington, Indiana
Deadline: February 15, 2015
Posted: 12/23/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: May 15 - July 11, 2015
Title: Call for Artists: The Kinsey Institute Juried Art Show 2015
Sponsor: The Kinsey Institute for Research in Sex, Gender and Reproduction
Venue: The Grunwald Gallery of Art at Indiana University
Awards: $300 Best in Show, $200 Gallery Visitors' Choice, $200 Curators' Choice
Juror: Including Betsy Stirratt, Director of the Grunwald Gallery; Catherine Johnson-Roehr, Curator at The Kinsey Institute
Eligibility: Open to artists 18 years old and over creating original artworks that explore the positive and/or negative ways sex, gender, and reproduction affect individuals, couples and/or society, and welcome a broad range of submissions exploring subjects including: human sexual behavior, gender, sexuality, eroticism, reproduction, romantic relationships, the politics of sex and gender, the human figure, sexual health. Original works from any media including painting, drawing, video art, installations, printmaking, photography, sculpture, ceramics, fibers, computer based art, mixed media, installations, and performance are welcome.
Fees: $30 for one artwork, $35 for two, and $40 for three
Commission: 50%
E-mail: Garry Milius
Phone: 812-855-7686
Website: http://kinseyinstitute.org/
Prospectus: https://www.indiana.edu/~kipics/jas2015/
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Union, Missouri
Deadline: February 20, 2015
Posted: 12/1/14
 
 Title: Request for Proposals for exhibitions in Fall 2015 - Spring 2016
Sponsor: East Central College Art Gallery
Eligibility: Open to artists in North America working in all visual media, the call encourages proposals for exhibition by both individuals and groups. How to apply: Image entry will be PC compatible JPEG digital files only. Review will be by digital image only. We regret that we cannot review images via email. CDs must be labeled with the artist's name. Images must be in jpeg format (300 dpi, 4" x 6"). Include a document that provides the corresponding title, media, and dimensions for each image. The title list, brief written proposal, and CV should be submitted in both hardcopy and digital format. Delivery: Artists are responsible for shipping their work to the gallery in sturdy, reusable boxes. East Central College will provide return shipping to the artist.
Fees: $0
Commission: 30%
Send SASE to: Jennifer Higerd, ECC Art Gallery, East Central College, 1964 Prairie Dell Rd, Union, MO 63084
E-mail: Jennifer Higerd
Phone: 636-584-6653
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Lowell, Michigan
Deadline: Drop off Dates: Feb 19-21
Posted: 1/21/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: February 26 - April 15, 2015
Title: LowellArts! West Michigan Regional Art Competition
Sponsor: LowellArts!
Venue: 149 S. Hudson St., Lowell, MI 49331
Awards: $2,000 in cash awards presented in five categories
Juror: Jon McDonald
Eligibility: Lower Michigan counties: Allegan, Barry, Berrien, Cass, Ionia, Kalamazoo, Kent, Mecosta, Muskegon, Montcalm, Newaygo, Oceana, Ottawa, Saint Joseph and Van Buren.
Fees: $40 Non-Members; $30 Members
Commission: 30%
Send SASE to: 149 S. Hudson St., PO Box 53, Lowell, MI 49331
Phone: (616) 897-8545
Website: http://www.lowellartsmi.org
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Cincinnati, Ohio
Deadline: February 27, 2015
Posted: 12/15/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: April 17 - May 15, 2015
Title: Drawn: The Second Annual International Exhibition of Contemporary Drawing
Sponsor: Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center
Venue: Manifest Gallery
Awards: Exhibiting artists will also be featured in the 'season annual' publication.
Juror: Juried by a broad panel of academic and professional advisors.
Eligibility: Open to all artists. Students and professionals are equally encouraged to enter. The only limitation is that entries must represent original works which qualify in some considerable way as drawing.
Fees: $36 for up to 3 entries, $10 for each additional entry
Commission: 30% commission, works may be listed as NFS
E-mail: Jason Franz, Executive Director
Phone: 513-861-3638
Website: http://www.manifestgallery.org
Prospectus: http://www.manifestgallery.org/drawn
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Cottonwood Falls, Kansas
Deadline: February 28, 2015
Posted: 10/28/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: March 30 - June 13, 2015
Title: Prairie Photography Exhibit and Auction
Sponsor: Symphony in the Flint Hills, Inc.
Venue: Symphony in the Flint Hills Gallery
Awards: Various
Juror: TBA
Eligibility: SFH announces a Call for Entry for its Prairie Photography Exhibit and Auction, celebrating its 10th Anniversary with a theme of, "Grasslands of the World". Submit up to 2 images which thematically or graphically reference the Flint Hills of Kansas or are in keeping with the 10th anniversary theme. Finished framed or mounted work shall not exceed 36 inches in either dimension. Check requirements and entry form on website.
Fees: No entry fee
Commission: 50%
E-mail: Louise Carlin
Phone: 620-273-8955
Website: http://www.symphonyintheflinthills.org
Prospectus: http://www.symphonyintheflinthills.org
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Pomeroy, Ohio
Deadline: March 1, 2015
Posted: 12/5/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: June-September 2015
Title: The Psylodelic Gallery Neo-Psychedelic Evolution: Mind Manifesting Art
Sponsor: Fur Peace Ranch
Venue: Psylodelic Gallery
Awards: First Place: $500.00 and exhibition from June-September 2015, Second Place: $250.00 and honorable mention, Third Place: $100.00
Jurors: Artists: Robin Stickney, Spencer Bohren, Bob Steeler
Eligibility: Candidates must be 18 years of age or older. There are no medium stipulations, so long as they are within and can be related to the theme. Submissions may include, but are not limited to: Photography, Print, Graphic Design, Ceramics/Sculpture, Clothing, Video/Audio, Mixed Media, etc. See prospectus for guidelines.
Fees: $69.00
Commission: 20% to venue
E-mail: Vanessa L Kaukonen
Phone: 740-992-2575
Website: http://furpeaceranch.com/psylodelic_gallery.html
Prospectus: http://www.onlinejuriedshows.com/Default.aspx?OJSID=378
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
St. Clair Shores, Michigan
Deadline: March 1, 2015
Posted: 1/12/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: Starting June 13 & 14, 2015
Title: ESAS (East Side Art Show)
Sponsor: St. Clair Shores Adult & Community Education
Venue: Fair is on grounds of SCSACE; Exhibition is throughout the city
Awards: First place: $5,000, second place: $2,000, and third place: $1,000
Eligibility: Open to all artists 18 and older. All artwork must be hand-made by the applying artist. No kits, molds, mass produced or resale items will be allowed. The East Side Art Show is a juried fine arts exhibition coupled with an art fair. The art show will be held on the grounds of St. Clair Shores Adult & Community Education (SCSACE) in conjunction with host venues and business throughout the surrounding communities while the art fair will be held exclusively on the grounds of St. Clair Shores Adult & Community Ed.
Fees: $25.00
E-mail: Erin Fournier
Phone: 586.285.8885
Website: http://www.eastsideartshow.com
Prospectus: http://callforentry.org
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Cleveland Heights, Ohio
Deadline: March 2, 2015
Posted: 12/10/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: July 10-12, 2015
Title: 2015 Cain Park Arts Festival
Sponsor: The City of Cleveland Heights
Venue: Cain Park
Awards: cash prizes
Juror: A panel of professional judges.
Eligibility: The Cain Park Arts Festival is a juried fine arts and fine crafts event, featuring the work of a maximum of 150 artists. The Festival is a three-day outdoor event, held rain or shine in a municipally owned and operated park in Cleveland Heights. Visit www.cainpark.com "How to Apply" for more information and eligibility guidelines.
Fees: $50 non-refundable application fee; $450 booth fee upon acceptance.
Commission: none
E-mail: Janet Hoffman
Phone: 216-291-3669
Website: http://www.cainpark.com
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Richmond, Indiana
Deadline: March 2, 2015
Posted: 1/21/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: April 9 - June 19, 2015
Title: IU East 1st Annual National Juried Exhibition: Gender
Sponsor: Indiana University East
Venue: Indiana University East Whitewater Art Gallery
Awards: $2,000
Jurors: Ann Kim, Carrie Longley, Ed Thornburg
Eligibility: All artists currently residing within the U.S. over the age of 18.
Fees: $30 for 3, $5 for each additional work for up to 5
Commission: 10% donation
E-mail: Ann Kim
Phone: 765-973-8350
Website: http://www.iue.edu/gallery
Prospectus: http://www.iue.edu/gallery/documents/IUE-1st-National-Juried-
Exhibition-Prospectus.pdf
 

LOCAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Eagan, Minnesota
Deadline: March 13, 2015
Posted: 1/9/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: April 16-18, 2015
Title: Call for Art Entry - Christian Arts Festival
Sponsor: Trinity School at River Ridge
Venue: 601 River Ridge Parkway, Eagan, MN 55121
Awards: Over $2,500
Juror: Gregory Wolfe, Editor of Image
Eligibility: Professional, Advanced and College-level Student Artists (juried separately) submit work inspired by the theme, In the Beginning: Reflections on Creation.
Fees: $20 per artist. College-level artists have no fee.
Commission: Commission free. All proceeds to artists.
E-mail: Jean Curtiss
Phone: 651-789-2890 Ext 221
Website: http://tsrrARTS.org
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Chicago, Illinois
Deadline: March 13, 2015
Posted: 1/17/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: June 1-30, 2015
Title: Art by America, A National Review of 2-D Contemporary Art
Sponsor/Venue: The Art House
Awards: $2250
Jurors: James Yood of Artforum Magazine and Ginny Voedisch of AIC Museum
Eligibility: Only two dimensional media will be considered, including painting, printmaking, drawing, pastel and mixed media. Sculpture, photography, and digital art are not eligible. All art work must be original. Work considered for on-site exhibition may not exceed 20" in height or width, and 4" in thickness, including frame. Work cannot be accepted from non-U.S. addresses.
Fees: $49
Commission: All proceeds from sales go to the artist
E-mail: Rebecca George
Website: http://www.thearthouse.us/exhibitions/
Prospectus: http://bit.ly/15cTw8d
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Cleveland, Ohio
Deadline: March 15, 2015
Posted: 1/5/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: May 1-31, 2015
Title: Second Annual Alley Cat Art Show
Sponsor: Oak Tree Art Space
Venue: Gallery and On Line
Eligibility: Open to US artists 18 and over, all media. Our second art show to benefit Alley Cat Allies. Alley Cat Allies works tirelessly to promote trap, neuter release and care for feral cats in humane ways. This show is online and also in the gallery. Please call or email for entry form/prospectus.
Fees: $40 for up to (3) entries, $20 gallery fee and $20 donation to Alley Cat Allies
Commission: None
E-mail: Jan Ols
Phone: 307-773-7950
Website: http://oaktreeartspace.com
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Deadline: March 25, 2015
Posted: 12/26/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: June 3-7, 2015
Title: BeadDreams Competition
Sponsor: Please see the Show website for a list of Sponsors.
Venue: Bead&Button Show
Awards: $12,700 in cash and prizes will be awarded.
Juror: Kalmbach Jewelry Magazine Editors
Eligibility: Please go to: https://secure.kalmbach.com/beaddreams/ for complete rules and to complete the Entry Form.
Fees: $50.00 per entry
E-mail: Kat Feldman
Website: http://www.beadandbuttonshow.com/
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Michigan City, Indiana
Deadline: Early Deadline: Feb. 28; Late Deadline: March 31
Posted: 12/1/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: August 15 & 16, 2015
Title: Lubeznik Center for the Arts Lakefront Art Festival
Sponsor: Lubeznik Center for the Arts
Venue: Washington Park
Awards: $3,000 total cash prizes
Fees: Early Deadline Fee: $30 (Use Code Early 2015); Late Deadline Fee: $45
Send SASE to: 101 W. 2nd St., Michigan City, IN 46360
E-mail: Adam Horton
Phone: 219.874.4900 ext. 212
Website: http://www.lubeznikcenter.org/Special_Events/art_fest.html
Prospectus: https://www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=3766
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
St Paul, Minnesota
Deadline: March 31, 2015
Posted: 12/12/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: January 8-29, 2016
Title: Deep Freeze
Sponsor/Venue: Flow Art Space
Awards: $100 Curator's Choice Award
Juror: Melissa Metzler
Eligibility: Embrace the inevitability of winter. Here's your chance to express your winter wonder or to vent some frustration through your creation. This group exhibition is scheduled for January 2016 so you will have plenty of opportunity to be inspired while this winter is in full force. Art in any medium will be considered, including drawing, photography, printmaking, encaustics, mixed media, painting, sculpture, installation, polymer clay, collage, ceramics, glass, wood, book art, fiber, video (will be presented on an iPad), etc.
Fees: $40 for 4 images, $5 each addl image
Commission: none taken, artists keep 100% of sales
E-mail: Melissa Metzler
Phone: 612-564-3569
Website: http://www.flowartspace.com
Prospectus: http://www.flowartspace.com/uploads/7/9/6/5/7965517/call_for
_deep_freeze.pdf
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Marquette, Michigan
Deadline: March 31, 2015
Posted: 1/20/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: July 25-26, 2015
Title: Art on the Rocks
Venue: Mattson Lower Harbor Park on Lake Superior
Awards: $3600
Eligibility: The 57th Annual, Art on the Rocks, is a Juried Fine Arts & Craft Fair located on the harbor of beautiful Lake Superior. Over 175 amazing artists and crowd attendance of 10,000 make this an incredible summer show. Artwork must be original in design and executed by the accepted artist. No commercial dealers, agents, kits, crafts, or castings from commercial molds allowed.
Fees: $30 Jury fee; $210 for single booth, $420 for double booth
Commission: None
Send SASE to: P.O. Box 9, Marquette, MI 49855
E-mail: Jason Limberg
Phone: 906.235.4006
Website: http://marquetteartontherocks.com
Prospectus: http://marquetteartontherocks.com/application-form/
 

LOCAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Bartlett, Illinois
Deadline: April 1, 2015
Posted: 1/16/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: June 27-28, 2015
Title: Call for artists for Bartlett Festival of the Arts
Sponsor: Arts in Bartlett
Venue: Bartlett Park
Awards: yes
Eligibility: 2-D and 3-D media, including paintings, photography, fiber, sculpture, glass, jewelry, wood and more. No kits, resale items.
Fees: $25 jury fee
Commission: none
E-mail: Cecilia Green
Phone: 630-372-4152
Website: http://www.artsinbartlett.org
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Cincinnati, Ohio
Deadline: April 9, 2015
Posted: 1/7/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: Year long residency beginning July 1, 2015
Title: Manifest Artist Residency (MAR) 2015-2016
Sponsor: Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center
Venue: Manifest Gallery
Awards: A free studio for a year, a solo show, plus other support benefits
Juror: Juried by a broad panel of academic and professional advisors.
Eligibility: The program is open for application by any serious emerging or established artist, including recent graduates from college art programs. It will benefit Manifest's community by providing exposure to the often unseen working space and practices of artists, serving to eliminate some boundaries to contemporary art-making which currently may divide the everyday public from the fine visual arts. Please see full prospectus for benefits, expectations, and goals of the program.
Fees: $50/application
E-mail: Jason Franz, Executive Director
Phone: 513-861-3638
Website: http://www.manifestgallery.org
Prospectus: http://www.manifestgallery.org/mar
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Wausau, Wisconsin
Deadline: April 15, 2015
Posted: 11/5/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: September 12 - November 29, 2015
Title: Birds in Art Exhibition
Sponsor: Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum
Venue: Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, Wisconsin
Eligibility: The Woodson Art Museum invites two- and three-dimensional artists working in all mediums other than crafts and photography to submit original artworks for jury consideration. All works must interpret birds and related subject matter.
Fees: $50 for one entry; $60 for two entries
E-mail: Shari Schroeder/Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum
Phone: 715-845-7010
Website: https://www.lywam.org
Prospectus: https://www.lywam.org/prospectus
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Kansas City, Missouri
Deadline: May 1, 2015
Posted: 1/21/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: May 13-16; Exhibit May 18 to June 26, 2015
Title: Penn Valley Park Plein Air Fest
Sponsor: Penn Valley Park Conservancy
Venue: One Park Place, 700 W. 31 st Street, Kansas City, MO 64108
Awards: $2,500 in awards; Best of Show $1,000; First $750; Second $500; Third $250; Three $500 Quick Paint Purchase Awards
Juror: TBD
Eligibility: Open to all artists. All artworks must be completed wholly within boundaries of Penn Valley Park, Kansas City, Missouri. Plein air paintings completed during this event may be juried into the art exhibition to follow. Lake and hillside views, downtown skyline, Union Station, Liberty memorial, monuments & sculptures, woods; so many views possible.
Fees: $35.00
Commission: 60% to artist, 40% to Penn Valley Park Conservancy
Send SASE to: Penn Valley Park Plein Air Fest
E-mail: Dona Boley
Phone: 816-931-8147
Website: http://pennvalleypark.org/plein-air-fest/artist/
Prospectus: http://pennvalleypark.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/Rules-
and-Regulations.pdf
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Chicago, Illinois
Deadline: June 3, 2015
Posted: 1/13/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: December 3-6, 2015
Title: One of a Kind Show Chicago
Venue: The Merchandise Mart Chicago
Eligibility: 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! 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. Your product, booth design and application information will be juried for quality, authenticity, uniqueness, salability, booth presentation and overall balance of categories. Reproduction aids such as molds 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 will be permitted.
Fees: Application fee: $35, Booth fee: $2,500
E-mail: Erin Hartz
Phone: 312.527.7757
Website: http://oneofakindshowchicago.com/exhibit/exhibitorapplication/
Prospectus: http://oneofakindshowchicago.com/exhibit/exhibitorapplication/
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Galesburg, Illinois
Deadline: July 17, 2015
Posted: 1/21/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: September 12, 2015
Title: Art in the Park
Sponsor: Galesburg Civic Art Center
Venue: Standish Park (where Broad St. meets Tompkins St. in downtown Galesburg, IL)
Awards: $750
Juror: Art in the Park Committee
Eligibility: Fine Arts and Fine Crafts - original work only. Prospectus available after 3/15/15 at www.galesburgarts.org under 'events' tab. Must include 4 images with entry form and fees. This 29th annual Art Fair also includes children's area, emerging artists tent, live music and a food court.
Fees: $50 for 10' x 10' booth plus $10 jury fee
E-mail: Tuesday Cetin
Phone: 309-342-7415
Website: http://www.galesburgarts.org
Prospectus: http://www.galesburgarts.org

 
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