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Feb5
Made in California Juried Exhibition (Posted: 11/25/15) -- The City of Brea Art Gallery seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, April 9 - June 17, 2016 in Brea, California. 1st Place: $750, 2nd Place: $500, 3rd Place: $250, Solo Show Award, OC Fan Favorite: $200, Director's Choice: $100, and many more! Juried by the Gallery Director and Curatorial Staff. Open to all artists residing in California. All entries must be original, completed in the past three years and not previously shown at the City of Brea Art Gallery. All mediums are welcome, including but not limited to: painting, drawing, photography, mixed media, sculpture, ceramics, video, installation works, fiber art, glass, and fabrics. Please no crafts or functional art. $15 per standard entry, Brea residents get one free; $75 per solo show entry (5-10 works). Deadline: February 5, 2016. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: 1 Civic Center Circle, Brea, CA 92821. Questions? Contact Gallery Staff at breagallery@cityofbrea.net or call 714-990-7731.
Feb8
World Illustration Awards (Posted: 12/8/15) -- The Association of Illustrators & Directory of Illustration seek entries for a juried art exhibition, October 2016 in London. Selected works will also be showcased in an accompanying publication. The competition is open to illustrators in any country working in any medium or context. New Talent entrants are undergraduate students, post graduate students or graduates with 2 years of gradutation. All others entrants are professional entrants. Deadline: February 8, 2016. $37.50 per entry. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Sabine at sabine@theaoi.com
Feb8
Threads: a sampling of the Fiber Arts (Posted: 12/22/15) -- The Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, March 18 - July 24, 2016 in Dowell (Solomons), MD. Cash awards. Open to all artists 18 and over living and working in the US. $25 entry fee. Deadline: February 8, 2016. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, P.O. Box 99, 13480 Dowell Road, Dowell, MD, 20629. Questions? Contact Jessalyn Walters at exhibits@annmariegarden.org or call 410-326-4640.
Feb8
"Cultural Diversity" (Posted: 1/13/16) -- Art-Competition.net announces a call to artists for an online international competition. $1,675 in Cash plus Extensive Art Marketing. Open to visual artists 18 years of age or older working in any still medium: painting, photography, collage, drawing, digital art, sculpture, etc. The artwork should provide insight into different cultures in the family of mankind. The artwork should convey the customs, celebration, emotion, love, peace and respect of any of the different cultures of our planet. The work can be expressed from representational, expressionism, surrealism or abstraction. Deadline: February 8, 2016. 1 image $20, 3 images $35, 7 images $60. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact support@art-competition.net or call 845 765-2932.
Feb8
How I Identify Myself - Works Exploring Identity (Posted: 1/18/16) -- Las Laguna Gallery in Laguna Beach, CA announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, March 3-26, 2016. We are looking for artworks that explore the complexity of the human spirit, mind, and body. What are the things that make you unique? How would you describe yourself and how might others describe you? Is human-kind transforming? Do you identify yourself by gender, race, nationality, religion, or sexual orientation? Works can be representational or non-representational. Works could be self portraits, portraits or paintings of others, or simply explore any one of the ideas and questions listed above. All artists, professional and amateur, and multiple art mediums will be considered. $25 for 1st entry, $5 for each additional. Deadline: February 8, 2016. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: Las Laguna Gallery, 577 S. Coast Highway A-1, Laguna Beach, CA 92651. Questions? Contact Lori McBride at laslagungallery@gmail.com or call 949-667-1803.
Feb10
Call for Artists: Art Yellow Book #2, Artist Book Their DIY Art Space (Posted: 1/13/16) -- CICA Museum invites artists to submit works for consideration for the art book project "Art Yellow Book." Art Yellow Book #2, featuring artists from around the world, will be published in May 2016 and released in the United States and Korea. Featured artists are eligible to participate in the Art Yellow Book exhibition at CICA Museum in July 2016. Selected artists will pay a $65 (USD) printing and processing fee. Deadline: February 10, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact cicamuseum@gmail.com
Feb12
Southworks (Posted: 11/18/15) -- The Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation (OCAF) announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, April 1 - May 6, 2016 at the Main Gallery in Watkinsville, Georgia. $1000 Best in Show, $500 each for 1st Merit 2-D and 3-D, $200 each for three Merit Awards, and $100 for People's Choice. Juror: Stephen Wicks, Chief Curator for Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN. Open to any living artist above the age of 18, living within the United States. Up to three pieces of art may be submitted, but must be original, completed within the last three years, and have never been exhibited at OCAF. Nonrefundable $35 for Non-OCAF members, $25 for Members. Deadline: February 12, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Charles Warnock at info@ocaf.com or call 706-769-4565.
Feb12
Gold Light Gallery 2nd Juried Show (Posted: 12/12/15) -- Gold Light Gallery in New Hope, PA announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, March 5 - April 3, 2016. Cash Awards. Jurors: Patrick Connors and Robert Armetta. All 2D impressionistic or representational works: painting/pastel/drawing/collage. No digital or photographic work. Work must be ready for hanging, with either a frame or finished edges. No submission may be larger them 40" on the longest side including frame. No giclee print reproductions or works that need to be plugged in will be accepted. Work must have been completed in the last two years. $20 entry fee, $10 for each additional entry. Deadline: February 12, 2016 midnight. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact John Murdoch at goldlightstudios@gmail.com or 267-221-6046.
Feb12
DRAWN 2016 (Posted: 11/3/15) -- Manifest Gallery in Cincinnati, Ohio presents its 3rd annual open call for Drawn, an expansive and competitive international gallery exhibit calling for works of drawing created with any media relevant to the practice of drawing. This exhibit has no predefined expectation for type or style, and welcomes works from the most traditional to the most abstract or conceptual. $36 for up to 3 entries, $10 for each additional entry. Deadline: February 12, 2016. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: PO Box 6218, Cincinnati, Ohio 45206. Questions? Contact Jason Franz at Jason@manifestgallery.org or call 513-861-3638.
Feb12
"Art + Science" National Juried Exhibition (Posted: 1/13/16) -- The Tom Thomas Gallery at Indiana University East in Richmond, IN announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, March 28 - May 13, 2016. 1st place: $1000, 2nd place: $750, 3rd place: $500. Juror: Lily Simonson. Open to artists residing in the U.S. aged 18 or older. $20 for one, and $5 for each additional submission up to 5. Deadline: February 12, 2016. Download prospectus (PDF format). Questions? Contact Ann Kim at annbkim@iue.edu or call 765-973-8350.
Feb12
Pop-Up O-Rama (Posted: 2/3/16) -- Pyramid Atlantic Art Center is currently seeking proposals from artists & curators for our first Annual Pop-Up Exhibition for the month of March 2016. PAAC will offer each selected artist, group of artists, or curator an eleven day exhibition (March 2-12 or March 15-25) in our gallery in Silver Spring, MD. We are looking for artwork in a variety of media from individuals & groups: 2D visual art, sculpture, performance art, & video or new media. Artists will need to supply all the materials as well as hardware for mounting their exhibit. $40 entry fee. Deadline: February 12, 2016. Visit website for prospectus, then apply online. Questions? Contact Gretchen Schermerhorn at gschermerhorn@pyramid-atlantic.org or call 301-608-9101.
Feb14
Cultural Icons (Posted: 1/9/16) -- Linus Galleries announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition. Icons are represented through many different forms, such as people, structures or even areas that had a significant impact within a culture. We want to see your creative work that captures, commemorates or represents the icons celebrated within any given culture! Calls are open to all professional and amateur artists. All art mediums will be considered. $35 for 3 entries, $5 for additional entries. Visit website for prospectus. Deadline: February 14, 2016. Questions? Contact Linus Galleries at info@linusgallery.com or call 310-491-0269.
Feb15
REAF Erotic Art Show and Sale (Posted: 10/22/15) -- Seeking artists for an erotic arts festival, March 18-19, 2016 at the Radisson Riverside Hotel, Rochester, NY. Awards: 1st place $300, 2nd Place $200, 3rd Place $100. Two shows at the Rochester Erotic Arts Festival: Regional Juried Exhibition (work must be hand delivered on March 17) and International Digital Display (will be shown on large-screen HDTV). We are in search of high quality original works that are creative, erotic and thought-provoking. Accepted media include drawing, painting, printmaking, mixed media, collage, digital art, photography, film, and sculpture. Artists must be 18 and over. Accepted artists will receive a 2-day pass to the festival for themselves and a guest. Artists are also encouraged to submit prints to the REAF Festival Store. Entry fee: Regional Show $30 (up to 5 pieces) and International Digital Show $20 (up to 10 pieces). Deadline: February 15, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Susie Scott at susie@rochestereroticartfest.org or call 315-677-9395.
Feb15
stARTup Art Fair San Francisco 2016: Call for Artists (Posted: 12/21/15) -- The stARTup Art Fair announces a call to artists for a juried art fair, April 29-May 1, 2016 at Hotel del Sol, San Francisco. Jurors: Hung Liu, Renny Pritikin, Max Presneill, Marianna Stark, Michael Arcega, Alex Ray. Open to professional artists in all media. $50 application fee. Deadline: February 15, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Ray Beldner at ray@startupartfair.com or call 415.297.2319.
Feb15
MIDWEST PHOTO EMERGE (Posted: 1/1/16) -- The Midwest Center for Photography in Wichita, Kansas seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, March 25 - April 8, 2016. Selected artists will have their work featured in the exhibition and online. One recipient will be awarded the $250 Emerge Fellowship Award, and receive one year artist representation by MWCP online. This fellowship opportunity is geared toward photographers looking to launch their art careers through the exposure of exhibition. Open to all photographers nationwide, all photographic media is welcome. Selection will be based upon the series of work submitted by each artist rather than solely on individual images. A brief artist statement is optional. $40 entry fee. Deadline: February 15, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Linda Robinson at info@mwcponline.org or 316-269-1250.
Feb15
The Beverly Hills Art Show (Posted: 1/5/16) -- The Beverly Hills artSHOW announces a call to artists. The show features artists, working in a variety of media, from around the country. Local and regional patrons, along with hotel visitors from around the world, shop at the event. Eleven fine art and fine craft categories are featured, with an emphasis on fine art. New artists are frequently accepted and highlighted, as show coordinators seek fresh work and perspectives. Artists exhibit along four garden blocks in the center of Beverly Hills. $35 entry fee. Deadline: February 15, 2016. Visit website to apply. Questions? Please contact coordinator Karen Fitch McLean at artshow@beverlyhills.org or call 310-285-6836.
Feb15
Sixth Annual Art and Earth Juried Exhibit (Posted: 1/9/16) -- The Berkeley Arts Council in Martinsburg, WV announces the Sixth Annual Art and Earth Juried Art Exhibit, March 30 - April 30, 2016. Best in Show, Merit Awards. Juror: Douglas Kinnett. Entries should reflect the artist's view of nature, the environment, or reflect an Earth Day related theme. Any medium or technique is acceptable. Open to all visual artists over the age of 18 in all 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 for up to two additional. Deadline: February 15, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact the Berkeley Arts Council at berkeleyartswv@gmail.com or call 304-620-7277.
Feb15
Functional Objects: Call for Outdoor Group Show (Posted: 1/10/16) -- The Orange County NY Arts Council is currently seeking proposal submissions for an outdoor group art exhibit to be juried and curated by Nora Lawrence, Curator at Storm King Art Center in Mountainville, NY, for Safe Harbors of the Hudson in Newburgh, NY. Each selected artist will receive a minimum $500 honorarium. Artists must be over 18 years of age and must live or work in the the greater NYC and Hudson Valley areas (Brooklyn to Kingston, NY). Selected proposals will demonstrate a functional purpose within the park environment and should have the ability to withstand human and natural interaction, including outdoor weather for all four seasons. $35.00 entry fee. Deadline: February 15, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Cody Rounds at crounds@ocartscouncil.org or call 845-469-9168.
Feb15
Equality Matters - Conversations on Gender and Race (Posted: 1/17/16) -- The Mildred M. Cox Gallery at William Woods University in Fulton, MO announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, March 3 - April 3, 2016. Awards for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd. Jurors: Dion Dion, Kenny Greene and Sharon Kilfoyle. Open to artists and art students in the Midwest. Open to all traditional and non-traditional genre and media (2D, 3D, digital). $10 for each artwork. Deadline: February 15, 2016. Download prospectus (PDF format). Questions? Contact Nicole Petrescu, curator at nicole.petrescu@williamwoods.edu or call 573-592-4244.
Feb15
"Skies" (Posted: 1/17/16) -- Colors of Humanity Art Gallery announces a call to artists for a juried online art exhibition, March 1-31, 2016. Cash prizes will be given. The sky can tell us so much. You can look towards it for hope in seeing rainbows, in fear during storms, for comfort by the moon and stars, and find pictures written in the clouds. All artists 18 and over may enter. 2D works in all types of media. $20 for 1 or 2 pieces (You may enter more than once if you have additional works.) We will be donating 10% of all entry fees from this show to SERRV International. Deadline: February 15, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact colorsofhumanity@gmail.com
Feb15
Urban Riche Gallery- Spectrum (All colors) Competition/Exhibition (Posted: 2/4/16) -- Urban Riche Gallery announces a call to artists for a juried online exhibition running from March 1st-31st. $500 for Best-in-Show, $250 for Runner-Up. Featured Artist interviews for top 4 Finalists. Finalists displayed on Exhibition page. Urban Riche is seeking the most impressive and moving use of color. The subject or style of the work is left to the artist's choosing. Whether it is a single splash of cobalt blue or cadmium yellow, or work that includes every color on your palette that day, we want to see it. Accepting art of all mediums. $30 for 3 images. $5 for each additional image. Deadline: February 15, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Cory at GalleryTeam@UrbanRiche.com
Feb16
CDS Documentary Essay Prize in Photography (Posted: 12/9/15) -- This competition from the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University honors the best documentary writing and photography in alternating years. The upcoming prize competition will be for photography - current or recently completed work (within the last two years). The winner will receive $3,000 and will have his or her work featured in Document, a periodical published by the Center for Documentary Studies, as well as on the Center's website. The winner's work will also be placed in the Archive of Documentary Arts at the Rubenstein Library, Duke University. Visit website to learn more. $35 entry fee. Deadline: February 16, 2016. Questions? Please contact docstudies@duke.edu
Feb16
Paint Annapolis Plein Air Competition (Posted: 1/19/16) -- The Maryland Federation of Art in Annapolis, MD announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, May 30 - June 12, 2016. $15,000 in awards. Richard Sneary is the Selection Juror. Artists globally are eligible for entry - upload three images online. $35 entry fee. Deadline: February 16, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact the Gallery Manager at info@mdfedart.org or call 410-268-4566.
Feb17
Same/Different 2016 International Open Call For Entry (Posted: 1/19/16) -- The New York Center for Photographic Art announces a call to artists for an online juried art exhibition, March-September 2016. $1500 Grand Prize, $500 First, $400 Second, $300 Third. Juror: Darren Ching. Open to all photographers worldwide. $35/3; $10 each additional image. Deadline: February 17, 2016. Visit website for prospectus.
Feb19
International Juried Show of Contemporary Trompe L'Oeil and Still Life (Posted: 11/30/15) -- The John F. Peto Studio Museum in Island Heights, NJ announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, May 14 - September 4, 2016. 1st place: $1000; 2nd place: $750; 3rd place: $500; Special Gary Erbe Award: $500. Juror: Dr. Tom Folk. Still life and trompe l'oeil artists working in any medium (except photography) are invited to participate. The purpose of the exhibition is to showcase artworks that demonstrate excellence and innovation in contemporary still life and trompe l'oeil. The John F. Peto Studio Museum is the historic home and studio of the late 19th century master of still life and trompe l'oeil. We aim to show how Peto's work has influenced contemporary art and how artists continue to create works in trompe l'oeil and still life. $35 for one image; $50 for up to 4 images. Deadline: February 19, 2016. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: John F. Peto Museum, PO Box 1022, Island Heights, NJ 08732. Questions? Contact info@petomuseum.org or call 732-929-4949.
Feb20
5th Annual Juried Art Show (Posted: 1/1/16) -- Artists of Yardley announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, April 1-24, 2016 at the AOY Art Center in Yardley, PA. Cash awards. Juror: Fran Orlando. Open to all artists 18 and over. All artwork entered must be the artist's original creations completed within the last two years, and must not have been exhibited in past Artists of Yardley exhibitions or events. $35 non-members; $25 for members. Deadline: February 20, 2016. Download prospectus (PDF format). Questions? Please contact Bette Sovinee at coordinator@artistsofyardley.org or call 215-493-1205.
Feb21
Chaos (Posted: 10/24/15) -- Arc Gallery in San Francisco, California announces a call to artists for a national juried art exhibition, May 7 - June 25, 2016. Juror: Annette Schutz. Open to artists residing in the United States. $35 entry fee. Deadline: January 5, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Priscilla Otani at arcgallerysf@gmail.com
Feb21
Call for Artists: Future Identities | UK (Posted: 1/29/16) -- It's LIQUID Group, in collaboration with International ArtExpo, is selecting all interesting experimental video and short film works to include in the next 2016 exhibition: Future Identities, It's LIQUID International Video Art Festival, curated by Arch. Luca Curci (director of It's LIQUID and International ArtExpo), will be held at the Church Lecture Theatre, one of the most prestigious places of the School of Music and Fine Arts at Kent's University, which is located within the award-winning Historic Dockyard Chatham, a maritime museum in Kent (UK). It's LIQUID International Video Art Festival will be presented on March 18, 2016, 4-7 PM. Deadline: February 21, 2016 (11:59 PM of your local time). Visit website for more info. Questions? Contact Luca Curci at lucacurci@lucacurci.com
Feb22
"Emotion & Energy of Color 3" (Posted: 1/17/16) -- Art-Competition.net announces a call to artists for an online international competition. $1,675 in Cash plus Extensive Art Marketing. The visual narrative of the work should present an individual interpretation of the subject, expressed in the emotion, energy and power of color. How you interpret the world, your surroundings, dreams, passion, spirituality and emotions with color. The work can be expressed in any aspect from representational to abstract. Deadline: February 22, 2016. 1 image $20, 3 images $35, 7 images $60. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact support@art-competition.net or call 845 765-2932.
Feb23
Annual National Juried Art Exhibition (Posted: 1/15/16) -- The Academy Center of the Arts in Lynchburg, Virginia announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, April 1-30, 2016. $1000 for Best in Show, other Cash Awards. Juror: Siobhan Byrns. Open to U.S. residents, 18 years or older, working in the following disciplines: painting, sculpture, drawing, printmaking, fiber, glass, metal, ceramics, wood, metal and mixed media. No photography accepted. All work submitted must be original (no reproductions), not done under supervision, not made from kits or patterns. All work must be suitably prepared for installation. Entries must have been completed after January 1, 2013, and not previously exhibited in a Lynchburg juried art show. $35 for three images. Deadline: February 23, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Ted Batt at tbatt@academycenter.org or call 434-528-3256, ext. 127.
Feb24
18th Annual Faces Juried Online International Art Exhibition (Posted: 1/18/16) -- Upstream People Gallery announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition, March 1, 2016 - February 28, 2017. Up to $3000 for upcoming shows: Cash Award(s), Special Recognitions, Press Releases to Local Newspapers, Int'l Press Service, Juror Review. Juror: Laurence Bradshaw, Professor Emeritus of Art/Art History, numerous awards & exhibitions worldwide. Open to all artists worldwide. $35 for up to 5 images, $7 each add'l. $37 with PayPal. Deadline: February 24, 2016. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: 18th Faces, 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.
Feb24
Call for Artists | Figures & Faces Online Juried Art Competition (Posted: 1/22/16) -- Fusion Art invites submissions for its upcoming online exhibition. Cash awards of $225 will be given in each category: "Traditional" Art and "Photography & Digital" Art. Best in Show winners invited to participate in a group show in Palm Springs in November 2016. Open to artists worldwide, 18 years or older. Work must be the original creation of the artist and completed within the past 5 years. $25 for first two entries / $10 each additional entry. Visit website for prospectus. Deadline: February 24, 2016. Questions? Please contact Chris Hoffman at info@fusionartps.com.
Feb24
Night | International Photographic Call for Entries (Posted: 2/1/16) -- The Center for Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins, Colorado seeks entries for an international juried photography exhibition, June 17- July 23, 2016. Juror's Selection: $400, Director's Selection: $200, Two LiveBooks Website Awards, Honorable Mention Awards. Juror: Sean Corcoran, Curator of Prints and Photographs at the Museum of the City of New York. 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. Members: $24 for the first three images. Non-Members: $38 for the first three images. Deadline: February 24, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Sunshine Divis at coordinator@c4fap.org or call 970/224-1010.
Feb25
Two-Week Solo Exhibition (Posted: 1/10/16) -- Dacia Gallery invites artists to submit artwork for an opportunity to have a Two-Week Solo Exhibition in May 2016, at Dacia Gallery. The selected artist for the Solo Exhibition will receive $1,000 cash. All visual artists, national and international, may apply. We are looking for new talented artists to exhibit and represent. $35 for 10 images. Deadline: February 25, 2016. Visit website to submit artwork. Questions? Contact Lee Vasu at info@daciagallery.com or call 917-445-5243.
Feb25
Call for Art - 7th Annual "Abstracts" Online Art Competition (Posted: 1/20/16) -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery seeks entries for a juried art exhibition. Extensive worldwide publicity and promotion to the winning artists. Juror: John R. Math. Open to all 2D & 3D artists (including photography), amateur or professional, age 18+, without any geographic restrictions. $14.00 for 1 to 2 entries & $24.00 for 3 to 5 entries. Deadline: February 25, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact John R. Math at info@lightspacetime.com or call 888-490-3530.
Feb27
The Ties That Bind (Posted: 1/29/16) -- The Mpls Photo Center in Minneapolis, MN seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, April 8 - May 20 2016. Awards for 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place. Juror: Howard Christopherson. Open to all photographers. $35 for first 3 images, $5 additional up to 6. Deadline: February 27, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Amy Best at amy@mplsphotocenter.com or call 612-643-3511.
Feb28
LARAC June Arts Festival (Posted: 1/9/16) -- LARAC invites all fine artists and artisans to apply for one of the premier summer events in the southern Adirondack Region, drawing crowds of 20,000. The Festival features about 200 exhibitors offering shoppers a variety of products such as jewelry, home items, food items, fine art, textiles, garden decorations, etc- the event takes place June 18-19, 2016 rain or shine, located in beautiful Downtown Glens Falls' City Park. All work must be of original design handcrafted by the artist. Reproductions of original work must involve handwork or direct supervision by the artist. Embellished items, objects made from commercial kits and imported or manufactured goods are not applicable. Application fee $20 one show/$35 two. Booth fees apply with acceptance. Deadline: February 28, 2016. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: 7 Lapham Place, Glens Falls, NY 12801. Questions? Contact Phil Casabona at festivals@larac.org or call 518-798-1144 ext.2.
Feb29
Arte Natura (Posted: 12/11/15) -- SlowArt Productions seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, May 19 - June 11, 2016 at the Limner Gallery in Hudson, NY. Three artists will also be published in the annual "Best of Limner" magazine. Open to all artists, 18 years of age or older. This thematic exhibition will focus on art inspired by the natural world. $35 entry fee. Deadline: February 29, 2016. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: SlowArt, 123 Warren St, Hudson, NY, 12534. Questions? Contact Tim Slowinski at slowart@aol.com or call 518-828-2343.
Feb29
LACDA International Juried Competition (Posted: 2/5/16) -- The Los Angeles Center for Digital Art announces its annual juried competition for digital art and photography, March 17-April 9, 2016. Curators: Peter Frank, Critic and Curator, Fabrik Magazine, Huffington Post, Angeleno Magazine; Arpad Kovacs Assistant Curator, Department of Photographs, J. Paul Getty Museum. Entrants submit three JPEG files of original work. All styles of artwork and photography where digital processes of any kind were integral to the creation of the images are acceptable. $35US (three images). The selected winner receives 10 prints up to 44x60 inches on museum quality paper (approximately a $2,500-$3,000 value) to be shown in a solo exhibition in our main gallery. Ten second place winners will receive one print of their work up to 24x36 inches ($150-$200 in value) to be included in the winners' exhibits. Deadline: February 29, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact lacda@lacda.com
Mar1
Image and Illusion: Constructing Perceptions of U.S. Masculinity (Posted: 6/11/15) -- The Know Art Project, in conjunction with the Gender Studies Program and the Art Department of Slippery Rock University (Slippery Rock, PA, USA), seeks entries for a non-juried exhibition, March 21-25, 2016 at the Martha Gault Art Gallery. International male artists (excluding U.S. citizens) are asked to interpret how they perceive the masculinity of the U.S. male. Exhibition guidelines require artworks to be 5in x 7in (13cmx18cm). Submission is free. Artists can submit multiple artworks. All mediums are accepted. Artworks will not be returned. Submissions will become part of the permanent collection of the Gender Studies program and possibly used for publication. Deadline: March 1, 2016. Include artist's name, country of origin and email address with all work. Send to: The Know Art Project, c/o Bill Smith, 248 Maple Street, Slippery Rock, PA 16057 USA. Questions? Please contact Bill Smith at theknowartproject@gmail.com
Mar1
Barefoot In The Park, Juried Fine Arts Market (Posted: 12/10/15) -- We are excited to invite you to apply to our 12th Annual Barefoot In The Park Juried Fine Arts Festival held over Mother's Day Weekend, May 7-8, 2016 in Buford, GA. Expect new abundant crowds, a family-friendly environment with an upscale vibe. Artist Award monies given. Comfortable Artist's hospitality suite with free food, drink & parking; easy load-in/load-out. One of Metro Atlanta's most exciting, accessible spring arts events in an affluent, upscale neighborhood and surrounding communities. Visit website for an application. $200 Booth Fee. Deadline: March 1, 2016. Questions? Please contact Caryn McGarity at info@barefootinthepark.org or call 678-677-0172.
Mar1
Inspired Lines: Appleton Museum of Art Drawing Biennial (Posted: 1/5/16) -- The Appleton Museum of Art in Ocala, Florida announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, July 2 - August 28, 2016. Best of show $1,000; Second place $750; 3rd place $500. Juror: Alison Ferris, Curator, Kohler Arts Center. Pieces must be by national artists, of original design executed by entrant and one of a kind. Image size must by 18 x 24" and work must be framed and sent to Appleton Museum by June 20 at entrant's expense. Work must be no older than completed March 2015. $35 entry fee. Deadline: March 1, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Ruth Grim at grimr@cf.edu or call 352-291-4455 ext. 1837.
Mar1
2016 Mount Clemens Art Fair (Posted: 1/9/16) -- The Anton Art Center seeks artists for the 34th Annual Mount Clemens Art Fair, June 4 & 5, 2016 in historic downtown Mount Clemens, Michigan. Best in Show $500, 2nd Place $300, 3rd Place $200. Artists working in all media are invited to apply, including ceramics, painting, photography, jewelry, metalwork and mixed media. Jury fee $20, Basic 10' x 10' space $125, see application for more information. Deadline: March 1, 2016. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: Mount Clemens Art Fair, 125 Macomb Pl., Mount Clemens, MI 48043. Questions? Please contact Staff at information@theartcenter.org or call 586-469-8666.
Mar1
Monument Square Art Festival (Posted: 1/29/16) -- Monument Square Art Festival, one of Wisconsin's oldest and most respected juried fine art fairs announces a call to artists for its 2016 Art Festival in Downtown Racine, WI. $1,500 in awards. Space is available for up to 70 artists exhibiting works in a variety of media. The festival is expected to attract in excess of 2,000 attendees. Conveniently located between Chicago and Milwaukee, Monument Square is located in the heart of beautiful historic Downtown Racine. It is adjacent to shops, condominiums, a marina, restaurants, historic home districts, a superb harbor and is just minutes away from breathtaking examples of the work of master architect Frank Lloyd Wright. $20 Jury Fee, $175 Booth Fee. Deadline: March 1, 2016. Visit website for more info.
Mar1
Projekt30's April 2016 Exhibition (Posted: 1/29/16) -- Projekt30 is seeking art for our open-theme exhibition. The show will be promoted to our exclusive mailing list of art galleries and collectors, as well as on the web. This competition will be publicly juried: all submissions are presented to viewers who help select the winners. Our previous exhibitions have garnered countless sales and opportunities for participants. Projekt30 is a web-host dedicated to fine artists. Since 2003 we've featured over 10,000 artists and sold thousands of artworks. $30 for 10 images. Free for Projekt30 members. Deadline: March 1, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact common@projekt30.com
Mar1
State Street Art Fair (Posted: 1/31/16) -- The State Street District in Ann Arbor, Michigan announces a call to artists for a Contemporary and Fine Art Fair, July 21-24, 2016 along the vibrant streets of Ann Arbor's campus area. Two Best of Show awards (one each in 2-D and 3-D) for $700 each, Eight Honorable Mention Awards (4 each in 2-D and 3-D) for $175 each, The 2016 People's Choice Awards: 1st: $7,500; 2nd: $2,500; 3rd: $1,000. Visit website for prospectus. Application fee: $25. Booth fees: $675 single - $1825 double (10x10 spaces). Deadline: March 1, 2016. Questions? Contact Kathy Krick at kathy@a2state.com or call 734-709-5869.
Mar1
Contemporary Woman 10 (Posted: 2/3/16) -- Chico Art Center announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, April 8 - May 6, 2016 in Chico, CA. Awards for 1st: $500, 2nd: $300, 3rd: $200. Juror: Ruth Waters. Open to all women 18+. 2 entries $25, $5 ea. additional. Deadline: March 1, 2016. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: 450 Orange St. Suite 6, Chico CA 95928. Questions? Contact Klint Kettell at chicoartcenter@att.net or call 530-895-8726.
Mar6
The Big Artshow (Posted: 1/26/16) -- Linus Galleries announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition. Bigger is better. Large artwork provides an awe factor that smaller sized pieces cannot, prompting a unique viewing interaction. Through their size we can visually and sometimes physically immerse ourselves into a piece. We want to see art that impacts us both through it's size and technique! Open to all professional and amateur artists. All art mediums will be considered. $35 for 3 entries, $5 for additional entries. Visit website for prospectus. Deadline: March 6, 2016. Questions? Contact Linus Galleries at info@linusgallery.com or call 310-491-0269.
Mar7
Call for Art - Artistic Independence (Posted: 11/6/15) -- Las Laguna Gallery seeks entries for an upcoming art exhibition, April 7-30, 2016 in Laguna Beach, CA. All local, national and international artists, professional and amateur and multiple art mediums will be considered in this call for art. $35 for first image, $5 for each additional image. Deadline: March 7, 2016. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: Las Laguna Gallery, 577 S. Coast Highway A-1, Laguna Beach, CA 92651. Questions? Please contact Lori McBride at laslagunagallery@gmail.com or 949-667-1803.
Mar11
Call for Artists/Sculptors/Installations -Theme "Full Circle" (Posted: 1/21/16) -- Oakwilde Ranch & Sculpture in Valley Springs, CA announces a call for Artists/Sculptors/Installations for The Spring Sculpture Show, April 2-30, 2016. $2,000 in awards. Juror: Chris Daubert. Open to original works of sculpture and 3-D art, freestanding or pedestal. Large outdoor pieces and site-specific installations are encouraged. Indoor space is available, but limited. $60 entry fee. Deadline: March 11, 2016. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: 7111 S. Burson Rd., Valley Springs, CA 95252. Questions? Contact Denise Mayfield at denemay47@me.com or call 209-598-4755.
Mar14
International Fine Art and Photography Competition (Posted: 11/17/15) -- Open for Entries! Only International Competition of its kind to offer internships in World's Leading Film Production Studios. Winners are also rewarded cash prize and publicity in UK's biggest contemporary art magazine with more then 100,000 subscribers. The competition is 'Open Theme' and accepts students and professionals of any age. Entry fee: £15. Deadline: March 14, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Katy Kann at kannawards@gmail.com
Mar14
KREMPP GALLERY, CALL FOR ARTISTS (Posted: 1/2/16) -- The Krempp Gallery in Jasper, Indiana is reviewing portfolios for solo and group shows for 2017. All media. No fees. Professional, non-student artists only. Artwork must be presented in a professional manner. Send 10 images for solo show, more for group show, along with artist statement and CV. Digital images should be on CD or emailed. Also, paid opportunities for workshops/gallery talks in conjunction with the exhibit. Deadline: March 14, 2016. Please mail materials and a SASE to Emily Colucci, Visual Arts Coordinator, Jasper Arts Center, 951 College Ave., Jasper, IN 47546. Visit website for more information. Questions? Contact Emily Colucci at visualarts@jasperindiana.gov or call 812-482-3070.
Mar14
Downtown Downers Grove Fine Arts Festival (Posted: 1/13/16) -- Downtown Downers Grove announces a call to artists for a juried fine arts festival, Septmber 10-11, 2016 in Downers Grove, IL. Cash awards are given based on "Total Board" exhibit. A $500.00 Best of Show will be awarded. Two additional $100 Awards of Excellence will also be awarded. Ceramics, drawings, fiber, glass, graphics, handmade and hand painted furniture, jewelry, metal work, mixed media, paintings (watercolor, oil, acrylic), photography, pottery, sculpture, or items of original design and exceptional quality. $20 application fee. Deadline: March 14, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Downers Grove Downtown Management Corp. at info@downtowndg.org or call 630-725-0991.
Mar14
Art Festival of Henderson (Posted: 2/2/16) -- The City of Henderson announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, May 7 & 8, 2016 in the Water Street District, Henderson Events Plaza, Henderson, NV. Visit website for application and eligible media categories. Entry fees vary. Deadline: March 14, 2016. Questions? Contact Annette Mullins at Annette.Mullins@cityofhenderson.com or call 702-267-2171.
Mar15
WIDE OPEN 7 (Posted: 12/3/15) -- BWAC (Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition) announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, May 7 - June 12, 2016 in Brooklyn, NY. Awards: $3000 total, including $1000 Best in Show. Juror: Beth Saunders, Curatorial Assistant, Metropolitan Museum of Art. Wide Open 7's broad theme encompasses all the possibilities of knowledge and freedom and love - wide open spaces...arms wide open...eyes wide open - but as with all things, there is the inevitable opposite - wide open to attack...corruption...failure. Open to all residents of the U.S. and its Territories 18 years of age or older. Original fine art in all sizes, subjects, and media, except film. Deadline: March 15, 2016. $65 for up to 3 images; $5 each additional image; Early Bird discount through March 1st. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Jane Gutterman at bwacinfo@aol.com
Mar15
VMRC Juried Art Exhibition (Posted: 12/7/15) -- The Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community announces a call to artists for a national juried art exhibition, May 29 - June 30, 2016 at Park Gables Gallery in Harrisonburg, VA. $7,000 in awards. Jurors: Richard Weaver, Anita Cooper, Robert Sulkin. Open to all artists residing in the USA. Entries must be original work recently executed (since January 1, 2014) and not previously displayed in Park Gables Gallery. Works must be available May 26 - June 30, 2016. Deadline: March 15, 2016. $35 for one to three entries. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: VMRC Art Exhibition, 1491 Virginia Ave, Harrisonburg, VA 22802. Questions? Contact Anne Pauley at artexhibit@vmrc.org or 540-564-3400.
Mar15
Road Trip (Posted: 1/17/16) -- Gallery Underground in Arlington, VA announces "Road Trip," a national juried art competition to be held May 2-27, 2016. Awards: $500 total: Best in Show, 2nd place, 3rd place, HM. Juror: Michael Francis. All-media artists, sculptors, and photographers are invited to create visual works that portray the subject of a road trip - literally, figuratively, and metaphorically; scenes from the road, trips imagined, solo or group journeys in all manner of transportation; artwork that brings a road trip to life via landscapes, cityscapes, abstract concepts, works depicting roads, modes of transportation, and people met along the way. Digital entry only. $35 up to 2 pieces. Deadline: March 15, 2016. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: Gallery Underground, 2120-A Crystal Plaza Arcade, Arlington, VA 22202. Questions? Contact Sandi Parker at info@galleryunderground.org or call 571-483-0652.
Mar18
ESAS- East Side Art Show (Posted: 12/3/15) -- Calling all Fine Artists for the 2nd annual ESAS Art Exhibition & Art Fair, June 1-30, 2016 at various Host Venues throughout our east side communities in St. Clair Shores, Michigan. Last year's first prize winner won $5,000. Artists must be at least 18 years of age at the time of application. Artists selected for the exhibition will be contacted by email. More information can be found at callforentry.org. $30 entry fee. Deadline: March 18, 2016. Questions? Contact Erin Fournier or Laura Hobbs at esas@lsps.org or call 586-285-8880.
Mar21
National Greeley Art Exhibition 50th Anniversary (Posted: 12/30/15) -- Artists are invited to submit entries for the National Greeley Art Exhibition, April 29 - May 1, 2016 at the Union Colony Civic Center, Greeley, CO. Over $2,000 in awards. Juror: Don Weller (www.donweller.com). Open to Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Photography - see prospectus for specific info. $45/3 plus $10 each, up to 6 entries. Deadline: March 21, 2016. Questions? Please contact ngaeartshow@aol.com
Mar21
The Human Figure: A National Juried Exhibition (Posted: 1/26/16) -- Main Street Arts in Clifton Springs, NY announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, May 21-July 1, 2016. $1,000 in awards. Juror: Jonathan Binstock, director of the Memorial Art Gallery in Rochester, NY. The goal of this all-media exhibition is to present a cross section of traditional, stylized, and abstracted representations of the human figure. Open to all U.S. residents at least 18 years of age. $25 for entry of up to 3 images. $5 for each additional entry. Deadline: March 21, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Bradley Butler at mstreetarts@gmail.com or call (315) 462-0210.
Mar21
In Bloom (Posted: 2/2/16) -- Linus Galleries announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition. The Spring Season is quickly approaching, and with it the magnificent display of all types of tress and plants! Share with us the beauty of spring that you've artistically captured! Open to all professional and amateur artists. All art mediums will be considered. $35 for 3 entries, $5 for additional entries. Visit website for prospectus. Deadline: March 21, 2016. Questions? Contact Linus Galleries at info@linusgallery.com or call 310-491-0269.
Mar22
Recycle - Call for Submissions - National Juried Show (Posted: 12/20/15) -- The Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition (BWAC) announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, May 7 - June 12, 2016 at the BWAC Gallery in Brooklyn, NY. $3000 in awards. Juror: Harriet Taub, Executive Director of Materials for the Arts. BWAC is seeking original artwork from artists working in repurposed materials. Entries must incorporate at least 50 percent of repurposed, recycled, or reused materials. We want to see art that demonstrates the importance of conserving our limited natural resources. 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); Final Deadline: $65(3 images;) $5 each addt'l both deadlines. Deadline: March 22, 2016. Download prospectus (PDF format). Questions? Contact Jane Gutterman at bwacinfo@aol.com
Mar24
18th Annual Judeo-Christian Juried Online International Art Exhibition (Posted: 1/18/16) -- Upstream People Gallery announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition, April 1, 2016 - March 31, 2017. Up to $3000 for upcoming shows: Cash Award(s), Special Recognitions, Press Releases to Local Newspapers, Int'l Press Service, Juror Review. Juror: Laurence Bradshaw, Professor Emeritus of Art/Art History, numerous awards & exhibitions worldwide. Open to all artists worldwide with artwork about Biblical themes such as faith, hope and charity; beauty, peace, joy and works that lift hearts and works created from prayer with prayer or as prayer, in all media, processes and forms. $35 for up to 5 images, $7 each add'l. $37 with PayPal. Deadline: March 24, 2016. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: 18th Judeo-Christian Art, Upstream People Gallery, 5607 Howard St., Omaha, NE 68106-1257 USA. Questions? Please contact Larry Bradshaw at shows@upstreampeoplegallery.com or call 402-554-3759.
Mar25
12th Annual Rites of Passage: Current and Recent Undergrads (Posted: 1/13/16) -- For a twelfth straight year, Manifest Gallery in Cincinnati, OH extends an open call to emerging artists who have received or are scheduled to receive a college undergraduate degree in 2015, 2016, or 2017 from a college art or design program. $500 Best of Show Award. $36 for up 3 entries, $10 for each additional entry. Deadline: March 25, 2016. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: P.O. Box 6218, Cincinnati, OH 45206. Questions? Contact Jason Franz at Jason@manifestgallery.org or call 513-861-3638.
Mar28
Call for Artists: 31st Annual Riverwalk Fine Art Fair (Posted: 12/15/15) -- The Naperville Art League is now accepting applications for the 31st Annual Riverwalk Fine Art Fair, September 17-18, 2016 at Main & Jackson in Naperville, IL. This is one of the top-rated outdoor art fairs in the country with $4,000 in awards. Participation is open to artists working in painting (acrylic, oil, water media), drawing, sculpture, fiber, graphics, mixed media, jewelry, photography, pottery, metalwork, glass, wood, digital art and enamel. We seek to maintain the highest standards for both artist and the viewing public and enforce an "originals only" policy. Exceptions are made for those applying under the heading of Printmaking and Photography where prints must be printed by the photographer, signed and numbered. Artist must be present for the duration of the show. $35 application fee. Deadline: March 28, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Deborah Venezia at naperartleague@aol.com or call 630.355.2530.
Mar31
Artsfest '16 Fine Arts Festival (Posted: 1/25/16) -- Established in 1993, Artsfest is an annual juried arts festival held at Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center located in Solomons, Maryland - about an hour from the Baltimore-Washington metro area. Recognized as one of the top outdoor arts festivals in the Mid-Atlantic region, Artsfest brings together some of the country's most accomplished artists for a weekend of terrific shopping, great music, and delicious food and drinks. Artsfest also features more than 25 bands and entertainment acts performing on two stages, as well as family activities and programs under the Discovery Tent and in the Zany Zone. The beauty of Annmarie Garden is the perfect backdrop for this annual celebration of the arts! $25 application fee. Deadline: March 31, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Melissa Langley at exhibits@annmariegarden.org or call 410-326-4640.
Apr1
50th Annual Lewiston Art Festival (Posted: 1/31/16) -- Lewiston Council on the Arts seeks artists for a juried art and fine craft competition and show on Aug 13 & 14, 2016 in the historic Village of Lewiston, NY. $5000 in awards. Over 30,000 people will attend this much anticipated outdoor festival, which attracts art lovers from Western New York and Southern Ontario, as well as international visitors from Niagara Falls, 10 minutes away. The festival is Lewiston's signature event and features work by 175 exceptional artists and fine crafters. Categories include paintings, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, fiber, glass, wood, mixed media and photography. $15 jury fee + $200 booth fee. Deadline: April 1, 2016. Download prospectus (PDF format), or send a SASE to: PO Box 1, Lewiston, NY 14092. Questions? Contact Irene Rykaszewski at Director@ArtCouncil.org or call 716 754-0166.
Apr1
International Call for Lens Based Work for Publication (Posted: 2/2/16) -- Manifest Press presents the International Photography Annual 5, (INPHA 5) an award-winning juried publication featuring works of contemporary photography & photo-based art. Open to any artist submitting original works of art created within the timeframe of 2013 - 2016 & offers a $1,200 first place award ($2000 in total prizes). Professionals and students in all disciplines are encouraged to submit. Manifest is eager to receive works in a wide range of applications with the qualification being that artwork submitted is representative of high quality "photography or lens-based art." $36 for up 3 entries, $10 for each additional entry. Deadline: April 1, 2016. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: PO Box 6218, Cincinnati, Ohio 45206. Questions? Contact Jason Franz at Jason@manifestgallery.org or call 513-861-3638.
Apr1
86th Annual Juried Open Exhibition (Posted: 2/3/16) -- The National Art League announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, May 2 - June 4, 2016 in Douglaston, NY. $2,000 in cash and merchandise, First Prize $500. Juror: Hayoon Jay Lee. Accepting submissions for all media 2D and 3D except: photography, craft, film and video media and installations. Artists must be 18 years of age or older. Artwork must be original in concept, design and execution. No mechanical reproductions after original works in any media unless as part of a mixed media work. Artwork must not exceed 48 inches in any dimension including frame. Sculpture must not exceed 30 inches in any dimension. Limited to two entries. Member: $30 one entry, $10 second entry. Non Member - $35 one entry, $10 second entry. Deadline: April 1, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Marie Marsina at nationalartleague@gmail.com or call 718-225-4985.
Apr3
Art and The Senses (Posted: 2/2/16) -- Linus Galleries announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition. Our senses allow us our own unique way of experiencing the world, together, they form our understandings and opinions. Through sight, smell, taste hearing and touch, which of the senses inspire you to create? We want to see art that evokes or was inspired by any of the senses! Open to all professional and amateur artists. All art mediums will be considered. $35 for 3 entries, $5 for additional entries. Visit website for prospectus. Deadline: April 3, 2016. Questions? Contact Linus Galleries at info@linusgallery.com or call 310-491-0269.
Apr4
2016 National Juried Exhibition (Posted: 1/9/16) -- The First Street Gallery in New York, NY announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, June 23 - July 16, 2016. Juror: Lori Bookstein - Lori Bookstein Fine Art. Open to U.S. resident artists at least 18 yrs. old. Exception: Artists currently represented by First Street Gallery. Eligible works include original oils, acrylics, watercolors, pastels, drawings, prints, mixed media, photography, and sculpture in any medium. No video, film, installation, giclees or similar reproductions. See prospectus for weight and size limits. $35.00 for 1-3 works, $5 ea. additional work, max. 6 works. Deadline: April 4, 2016. Questions? Contact Rachel Gorman at info@firststreetgallery.org or call 646-336-8053.
Apr4
Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors (Posted: 2/3/16) -- View Arts Center seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, August 6 - October 9, 2016 in Old Forge, New York. Over $14,000 in awards and prizes. Jurors: Carolyn Lord, NWS and Chris Krupinski, AWS-DF, NWS. Open to all artists working in water-based media on unvarnished paper. This includes transparent and opaque watercolors, acrylics, casein, egg tempera, gouache and ink. All work must be comprised of at least 90% watermedia and of original design and execution. Works previously shown at View, prints and collages are not eligible. Deadline: April 4, 2016. $40 for non members/$30 for members of View. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Cory Card at CCard@ViewArts.org or call 315 369-6411.
Apr5
NOAPS Spring 2016 Online International Exhibit (Posted: 1/19/16) -- The National Oil & Acrylic Painters' Society (NOAPS) announces a call to artists for an online juried art exhibition. Top 150 finalists will be showcased on www.noaps.org and promoted in NOAPS Social Media. Cash awards $2,400 and 20 recognitions. Juror: Kristen Thies. Open to all living artists 18 years or older from around the world working in oil or acrylic mediums. The art entered is to have been painted in the past 3 years and not previously accepted in a NOAPS Exhibit. No limitation on size. $30 for 1st image and $10 per each additional image to a maximum of 5 images. Deadline: April 5, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact michellemurrayart@shaw.ca
Apr6
2016 Bower Center Annual National Juried Exhibition (Posted: 1/30/16) -- The Bower Center for the Arts announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, May 24 - July 8, 2016 in Bedford, VA. 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 3 Awards of Merit. Juror: Janly Jaggard. Open to artists over age 18. Original work, all media, created within past 3 years. Submit entries via email or CD. See details on prospectus. Mailing address: Bower Center, P O Box 713, Bedford VA 24523. $30 (up to 3 works of art). Deadline: April 6, 2016. Questions? Contact Dotti Stone at bowercenter@gmail.com or call 540-586-4235.
Apr8
Abstract National Exhibition (Posted: 1/13/16) -- The Wichita Center for the Arts in Wichita, KS announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, July 8 - August 7, 2016. $7,500 and purchase awards. Juror: Sandra Duran Wilson. Open to all artists living and working in North America. Artists may submit any two-dimensional abstract, nonrepresentational works in any media including watercolor, oil, gouache, casein, acrylics, inks, prints, graphite, etching, charcoal, pastel, collage, pencil, mixed media and others (excluding installation art). Artwork must have been created in the past two years. Works need to be framed and wired for hanging -- no clip frames. Wrapped canvases are permitted. Each artist may enter up to three pieces. All artwork must be for sale. 3 for $30. Deadline: April 8, 2016. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central, Wichita, KS 67206. Questions? Contact Amy Reep at gallery@wcfta.com or call 316-634-2787.
Apr9
The Manifest Artist Residency (MAR) Award (Posted: 1/13/16) -- Manifest Gallery in Cincinnati, OH announces a call to artists. All serious emerging or established artists working in any media or genre are invited to submit complete applications to Manifest's Artist Residency program (MAR). The MAR is a one-year residency providing free 24/7 use of a private studio adjacent to Manifest Gallery, consideration for paid teaching within Manifest Drawing Center program, regular public exposure of artwork and studio during Manifest exhibit receptions to thousands of visitors across the year, and much more. $50 per application. Deadline: April 9, 2016. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: P.O. Box 6218, Cincinnati, OH 45206. Questions? Contact Jason Franz at Jason@manifestgallery.org or call 513-861-3638.
Apr9
Lancaster County Art Association National Juried Exhibition (Posted: 1/19/16) -- The Lancaster County Art Association announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, June 19 - July 28, 2016 in Starsburg, PA. $3500 in cash prizes. Juror: Neyshabur Grassi. Open to all original work in all media. $10 members per piece, $15 non member. Deadline: April 9, 2016. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: LCAA, 149 Precision Ave., Strasburg, Pa 17579. Questions? Contact Carol Herr at Lcaanews@yahoo.com or call 717-687-7061.
Apr12
Stone Arch Bridge Festival (Posted: 12/10/15) -- Stone Arch Bridge Festival is located along the stunning Mississippi River in Minneapolis on Father's Day weekend. 250 artists will fill Main Street and Father Hennepin Park to sell original artwork. June 17-19, 2016 will mark the 22nd year of this free festival. Last summer more than 100,000 people attended. 2016 extended to three days! The festival will open on Friday and run through Sunday. Festival Favorites awards in each category. $25 Jury Fee, various booth fees. Visit website to apply. Deadline: April 12, 2016. Questions? Contact Heather Williams at heatherwmpls@gmail.com or call (952) 473-6422.
Apr15
PWS 37th Juried Exhibition (Posted: 11/30/15) -- The Pennsylvania Watercolor Society seeks entries for a juried art exhibition at the Ned Smith Center for Nature & Art in Millersburg, PA. Over $14,00 cash and Merchandise. Juror of Selction: Paul Jackson; Juror of Awards: Jime McFarlane. Open to artists over 18 working with water media on paper. Original work created after July 2013 and never shown in any juried show. Max size is 40 inches. Your source material must be your own design or your own photograph. No prints, copies, class work or digital work allowed. Accepted works (on paper) must be framed, under Plexiglas, and wired for hanging (no saw-tooth hangers). Frames must be substantial enough to support the hanging of the painting. Frames with loose corners or nicks or gouges in the frame may be rejected. Mats must be white or off white, with colored inner liners acceptable. Members: $20 for 2 entries; non-members: $30 for 2 entries. Deadline: April 15, 2016. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: PWS, 4077 Bowser Road, New Freedom, PA 17349. Questions? Please contact John W Walker at pwsjuriedshow@gmail.com or call 717-235-5310.
Apr15
60th Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival (Posted: 2/1/16) -- Artists are invited to apply to the 60th annual Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival, September 17-18, 2016. Awards: 5 artists x $500 plus invite back next year w/o jury. Added promotion and special community events to help celebrate turning 60 will make our 2016 event the best ever. Only room for 140 artists in the beautiful Redwoods of Old Mill Park in downtown Mill Valley just 20 minutes from San Francisco and 40 minutes from the Sonoma wine country. Must apply on line at zapplication.org. All exhibited work must be original and produced solely by the applicant. Artist must be at event. $35 application fee. Deadline: April 15, 2016. Questions? Contact the MVFAF Artist Liaison at mvfafartists@gmail.com or call 415.381.8090.
Apr15
Art on the Avenue (Posted: 2/3/16) -- The Caldwell Merchants Association in Caldwell, NJ seeks artists for Art on the Avenue, May 21, 2016 on Bloomfield Avenue in the center of town. $1000 in awards includes $500 Best in Show. Open to fine art, photography, sculpture and plein aire. Also Fine Art Crafts (juried). All hanging art must be framed, gallery wrap permitted. Deadline: April 15, 2016. $65 by 4/15. $90 4/16 - 5/6/16. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact June Cowell at lovelylivinginteriors@gmail.com or 973-364-1124.
Apr22
ART AT THE OPOMAC 2016 (Posted: 12/4/15) -- The OPOMAC - The Old Post Office Museum & Art Center in Graham, TX seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, May 14 - July 1, 2016. Expected cash awards $6000. Juror: Donna Howell-Sickles. All entries shall be handled through www.onlinejuriedshows.com. This is a national competition open to all artists 21 years of age and over. Artwork must not have been shown previously at the OPOMAC (Old Post Office Museum and Art Center), including being displayed at any time or entered in any competition at the OPOMAC. Your artwork is not required to reflect any particular theme. $25 per entry. Deadline: April 22, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Marlene Edwards, OPOMAC Director at opomac@sbcglobal.net or 940-549-1740.
Apr22
Maritime Arts Festival (Posted: 1/13/16) -- On May 7, 2016, Ships of the Sea will hold its second "Maritime Arts Festival" in Savannah, GA, a one day outdoor exhibition of maritime related arts and crafts. The Museum invites artists, model ship builders, and antique dealers to submit images of their maritime/nautical related paintings, drawings, ceramics, jewelry, prints, mixed-media, woodworking, and collectable pieces for consideration. $30.00 or $40.00 booth fee. Deadline: April 22, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Wendy Melton at wendymelton@shipsofthesea.org
Apr22
83rd Annual Awards Exhibition (Posted: 1/29/16) -- The National Sculpture Society announces a call to artists for a juried sculpture exhibition, August 6 - October 30, 2016 at Brookgreen Gardens in South Carolina. Nearly $18,000 in cash prizes. Open to all sculptors. Please note that work that is inspired by nature - or - figurative or realist sculpture - is preferred. All entries are subject to jury. Works previously exhibited in an Annual NSS Exhibition or ineligible. All work will be juried anonymously from electronically submitted images. Sculpture only! $40 entry fee. Deadline: April 22, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Patty Delahanty at exhibitions@nationalsculpture.org
Apr22
Metro Montage XVI (Posted: 2/5/16) -- The Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, July 9 - September 11, 2016 in Marietta, Georgia. First Place: $750, Second Place: $500, Third Place $250. Juror: Kelsey Moran, Curator of MCMA. Artists are financially responsible for shipment of artwork to and from MCMA. Deadline: April 22, 2016. Members: $35, Non Members: $40. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Kelsey Moran at kmoranmcma@gmail.com or call 770-528-1444 ext. 18.
April24
18th Annual Collage, Digital & Mixed Media Juried Online International Art Exhibition (Posted: 1/18/16) -- Upstream People Gallery announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition, May 1, 2016 - April 30, 2017. Up to $3000 for upcoming shows: Cash Award(s), Special Recognitions, Press Releases to Local Newspapers, Int'l Press Service, Juror Review. Juror: Laurence Bradshaw, Professor Emeritus of Art/Art History, numerous awards & exhibitions worldwide. Open to all artists worldwide with collage, digital, mixed media artwork or a combination thereof, in all media, genre, processes and forms. $35 for up to 5 images, $7 each add'l. $37 with PayPal. Deadline: April 24, 2016. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: 18th CDMM, Upstream People Gallery, 5607 Howard St., Omaha, NE 68106-1257 USA. Questions? Please contact Larry Bradshaw at shows@upstreampeoplegallery.com or call 402-554-3759.
Apr29
1st Annual Paint Out Lynchburg (Posted: 2/5/16) -- The Lynchburg Art Club seeks artists for a Plein Air Paint Out in historic Lynchburg downtown locations, April 29 - May 1 and an accompanying exhibit May 6-22, 2016. $1500 in cash prizes; two judged events. Juror: Stephen Doherty, editor Plein Air Magazine and Gray Dodson, professional plein air artist. Open to any artist above the age of 18, living within the United States. Canvases must be stamped at registration. Deadline: April 25 (online), may register at check-in April 29. $40 entry fee, Early-bird discount $30 (if paid by April 11). Download prospectus (PDF format), or send a SASE to: Paint Out Lynchburg, 1011 Rivermont Ave, Lynchburg VA 24504. Questions? Please contact Kelly Mattox, chair at kmattox555@comcast.net or call 434-528-9434, 434-841-6831.
Apr30
Unauthorized/Unofficial LILY TOMLIN Art Show (Posted: 7/2/15) -- Fe Gallery in Sacramento, CA announces a call to artists for an art exhibition to be held August 13, 2016 - September 29, 2016. Best in Show Vote by Public. Artists interpretation of Lily Tomlin. Only original art will be accepted: All genres are welcome sculptures, paintings, drawings.... All art must be delivered and for sale. (Art may be mailed/ups/fedex - artist pays for shipping to and fro) FE gallery takes 40% commission on any art sold. At the time of submission it does not need to be the actual "Lily Tomlin" art piece but something that represents the quality of your work, however, only original interpretations of Lily Tomlin will be displayed in this show. If accepted on non-Lily art piece basis we will need the "Lily" submission by May 30, 2016. No entry fee. Deadline: April 30, 2016. Visit website for more info. Questions? Email art@fegallery.com or call Millie Porter @ Fe Gallery (916) 456-4455.
Apr30
Old West Themed Artist Photoshoot (Posted: 1/11/16) -- Join us at Our Heritage Guest Ranch in Crawford, Nebraska for an Artist Photoshoot on June 18-21. All artists are welcome! Most of the photos will be taken on our 3600 acres. We have a wonderful display of prairie, badlands, ponds and deep cedar filled canyons. We will have models trailing and working cattle. Camping fireside in old tents and some with TeePees. We have someone haying with a team and antique equipment. We will also be haying with motorized machines. A day will be spent at the neighbor's old west town. A sod house is near for Pioneer shots. A trip to Fort Robinson can be arranged for those artists desiring that sort of scenery. $600, or $750 to stay on the ranch in a dormitory setting. Visit website for more information and lodging arrangements. Deadline: April 30 RSVP. Questions? Contact Jean Norman at 308-430-1239.
May6
Master Pieces: 10th Annual International MFA/MA Exhibit (Posted: 1/13/16) -- Manifest Gallery offers an opportunity just for graduate students to exhibit at our gallery in Cincinnati, July 8 - August 5, 2016. This tenth installment of the Master Pieces project will continue to reveal the intensity and professionalism of students working towards their MFA or MA. Manifest's goal, is to select works that in the truest sense of the word are contemporary masterpieces-works that set the standard of quality that the artist is expected to maintain throughout his or her professional career and justify the degree of Master. $36 for up to 3 entries, $10 for each additional entry. Deadline: May 6, 2016. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: P.O. Box 6218, Cincinnati, OH 45206. Questions? Contact Jason Franz at Jason@manifestgallery.org or call 513-861-3638.
May7
American Plains Artists 31st Annual Juried Exhibit & Sale (Posted: 1/30/15) -- American Plains Artists announces a call to artists for a juried exhibition, June 30-August 7, 2016 at the Fort Concho National Historic Landmark in San Angelo, TX. $18,000 in awards. Juror: Garland A. Weeks. Open to artists working in any traditional 2D or 3D fine art media in a realistic or representational manner reflecting the theme of the American Great Plains, completed within the last three years, original work only and not previously shown in an Annual Juried APA Show. Artwork must be for sale. No photography or computer generated art. $70 entry fee. Deadline: May 7, 2016. Visit website for prospectus, or send SASE to: J. I. McElroy, 11730 RD 40, Gurley, NE 69141-6505. Questions? Contact Judy at jimcartist@yahoo.com or 308-249-1488.
May9
CDS Dorthea Lange-Paul Taylor Prize (Posted: 2/4/16) -- The Lange-Taylor Prize from the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University supports documentary artists, working alone or in teams, who are involved in extended, on-going fieldwork projects that rely on and exploit the interplay of words and images. The winner receives $10,000, feature stories in Center for Documentary Studies' print and digital publications, and inclusion of their work in the Archive of Documentary Arts at Rubenstein Library, Duke University. Apply online. $65 entry fee. Deadline: May 9, 2016.
May12
Juried Fine Art Exhibit: Of a Botanical Nature (Posted: 2/3/16) -- Smithtown Township Arts Council seeks entries for a juried fine art exhibition at the Mills Pond House Gallery, St. James, NY, June 18 - July 20, 2016. 1st Place: $250, 2nd Place: $150. Juror: Wendy Hollender. Open to artists 18 or older in the United States. Entries may not have been shown previously at the Mills Pond House Gallery. Maximum display width 60". $45/Up to 3 entries. Deadline: May 12, 2016. Visit website for prospectus or send a SASE to: 660 Route 25A, St. James, NY 11780. Questions? Contact Allison Cruz at gallery@stacarts.org or call 631-862-6575.
May13
59th Juried Exhibition at the Haggin Museum (Posted: 12/17/15) -- The Stockton Art League announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, July 7 - September 11, 2016 at the Haggin Museum in Stockton, CA. Over $5,000 in cash awards. Juror: Brian Blood. Open to artists residing in the United States - paintings and sculpture only. $25 for one entry, $20 each addiitonal. 5 images max. Deadline: May 13, 2016. Download prospectus (PDF format). Questions? Contact Maria Flumiani at mflumiani@sbcglobal.net or call 209-603-2375.
May20
36th Annual Spring Photography Contest (Posted: 2/6/16) -- Photographer's Forum and Sigma seek entries from amateur photographers worldwide. Over $6,950 in cash and equipment awarded! Juried by a panel of three judges. All Finalists, Honorable Mentions, and Winners will be published in the hardcover book Best of Photography 2016. Winners will also be published in the November 2016 issue of Photographer's Forum Magazine and exhibited at Brooks Institute! Entry Fee: $4.95 per photo thru April 15; $5.95 per photo thru May 20. Deadline: May 20, 2016. Enter online, or send in prints or slides with the manual entry form. Questions? Contact Julie Simpson at julie@serbin.com or call 805-963-0439, ext. 240.
Jun1
New York City Summer Invitational Exhibition (Posted: 1/29/16) -- Art Essex Gallery announces a call to artists for an annual juried art exhibition, July 26 - August 20, 2016. The exhibition will be hosted in a ground floor gallery in NYC in a prime Chelsea Arts District location. Curated by George Billis of the George Billis Gallery, New York City. Open to all medium: painting, drawing, mixed media, ceramics, sculpture, photography, printmaking. $45 entry fee. Deadline: June 1, 2016. Download prospectus (PDF format), or send a SASE to: Art Essex, PO Box 20478, New York, NY 10011. Questions? Contact Soomin Lee at art@artessex.com
Jun1
Connecting Heritage Artist Residency (Posted: 2/3/16) -- PAAC and Anacostia Trails Heritage Area Inc. (ATHA) invites artists to submit multi or interdisciplinary projects that combine the arts with the rich history and natural resources unique to the Anacostia Trails Heritage Area. $500 stipend. The project idea can employ an array of disciplines - whether it is a cartographic exploration of the trails or the area's flora and fauna, a map of time that looks at how the area has evolved, a set of paintings, drawings, prints, sculptures, books or a combination that investigate the soul of the Anacostia Trails Heritage Area, or a study of past and/or present - so that it resonates with the ideas of history, place/ memory, nature and art. The project could also employ sound, video or performance as a medium. Site specific installations are also welcome. Open to artists in all stages of their career, but not currently enrolled full time students. $30 fee. Deadline: June 1, 2016. Visit website for application requirements, then apply online. Questions? Contact Gretchen Schermerhorn at gschermerhorn@pyramid-atlantic.org or call 301-608-9101.
Jun4
Dave Bown Projects - 12th Semiannual Competition (Posted: 2/7/16) -- Dave Bown Projects seeks entries for an online juried art exhibition. $10,000 in cash prizes and purchases. Jurors: Kathleen Goncharov, Boca Raton Museum of Art; Irene Hofmann, SITE Santa Fe; Al Miner, Curator, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Open to all visual artists who are 18 years of age or older. All styles and mediums are eligible. 2 images for $45 USD, 4 images for $65 USD, 8 images for $95 USD. Deadline: June 4, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Dave Bown at info@davebownprojects.com or +1 (917) 365-5265.
Jun5
Open Theme (Posted: 12/22/15) -- Las Laguna Gallery seeks entries for an upcoming art exhibition, July 7-30, 2016 in Laguna Beach, CA. There is no theme for this call for art. All artists, professional and amateur and multiple art mediums will be considered: Acrylic, Airbrush, Assemblage, Charcoal, Color Pencil, Collage, Digital Art, Drawings, Encaustic, Graphite, Fiber Arts, Illustration, Mixed Media, New Media, Oil, Other, Painting, Pastel, Photo, Traditional and Digital Photography, Textiles, Watercolor, and more. $35 for 1st image, $5 each additional. Deadline: June 5, 2016. Visit website to apply. Questions? Please contact Lori McBride at laslagunagallery@gmail.com or call 949-667-1803.
Jun6
7th Annual Nature & Wildlife Exhibition (Posted: 1/17/16) -- The St. Augustine Art Association seeks entries for an upcoming exhibition, July 23 - August 28, 2016 in St. Augustine, FL. $5,000 in awards; $2000 First Place. All mediums; 18 years of age or older; original 2-D or 3-D artwork only/no reproductions or giclees; created in past 3 years; not exhibited in previous STAAA exhibit; no references to hunting or taxidermy; human elements should not be present. $45/up to 3 images. Deadline: June 6, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Diane Bradley at dianebradley@staaa.org or call 904-824-2310.
Jun13
Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts 105th Annual Exhibition (Posted: 2/4/16) -- The Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, June 17 - July 30, 2016 at the Mystic Museum of Art in Mystic, Connecticut. Over $3,000 awarded in 12 Categories. Jurors: Darby Cardonsky and Will Lustenader. Open to all artists. All fine arts media: painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, graphics, fiber. Artists may submit up to two pieces either on-line or carry-in. Work must not have been previously shown with CAFA or the Mystic Museum of Art. All works must be priced or marked N.F.S. See prospectus for requirements and restrictions. CAFA Members: $30 for one or two entries. Non-members: $30 for one, $50 for two. Deadline: June 13, 5:00pm. Questions? Contact Gabrielle Robinson at gabsimmo@sbcglobal.net or call 860-572-8168 or 860-235-7681.
Oct1
Sugarloaf Craft Festivals - Fall 2016 (Posted: 7/20/15) -- Sugarloaf Craft Festivals is seeking artists for its Fall juried art festivals: October 7-9 in Timonium, MD; October 14-16 in Gaithersburg, MD; October 21-23 in Somerset, NJ; November 4-6 in Oaks, PA; November 18-20 in Gaithersburg, MD; December 9-11 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 in January and continues until show is full. $20 Seasonal Jurying Fee. Visit website for an application. Questions? Contact Lorrie Staley at apply@sugarloaffest.com or call 301-990-1400.
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