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Jun26
Call for Art - 6th Annual "Figurative" Online Art Competition (Posted: 5/24/16) -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, July 1-31. Extensive worldwide publicity and promotion to the winning artists. Juror: John R Math. Open to all 2D & 3D artists (including photography), amateur or professional, 18+ years old, with no geographic restrictions. $14.00 for 1 to 2 entries & $24.00 for 3 to 5 entries. Deadline: June 26, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact John R. Math at info@lightspacetime.com or call 888-490-3530.
Jun27
Social Constructs (Posted: 3/17/16) -- LH Horton Jr Gallery at San Joaquin Delta College in Stockton, CA seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, October 6-28, 2016. Curator: Jan Marlese, Gallery Director. Open to artists residing in the U.S. The exhibition will present works that convey themes related to sociocultural identities. In addition, works that examine the socially constructed assumptions of "reality" on any given social topic are of interest. Diverse social and cultural content and representation is sought. Open to all artistic styles/genres and mediums, including installation and interactive works. This is intended to be a group exhibition of 8 to 10 artists. Artists selected will receive a stipend of $300. No entry fee. Deadline: June 27, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Jan Marlese at jmarlese@deltacollege.edu or call 209-954-5507.
Jun27
Nexus, An International Juried Show (Posted: 5/5/16) -- Arts Guild New Jersey announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, Sept. 11 - Oct. 6, 2016 in Rahway, NJ. Awards: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, & Hon. Mention. Juror: Virginia Fabbri Butera, Ph.D. Open to all visual artists working in any media. Artists must be a minimum age of 18 to enter. Artwork must have been completed in the past 5 years, and may not have been exhibited previously at the Arts Guild New Jersey. Members Entry fee is $30 for 2 entries ($35 non-members) plus $15 for each additional entry. Deadline: June 27, 2016. Online prospectus. Questions? Contact Douglas Ferrari at assistdir@agnj.org or call 732-381-7511.
Jun27
Arrangements in Black & White (Posted: 5/16/16) -- The Santa Cruz Art League seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, August 13 - September 11, 2016 in Santa Cruz, CA. $1,000 in awards. Juror: Margaret Rinkovsky. Open to all mediums. Open Nationwide, USA. If larger than 5' x 5', please contact us for more guidance before applying online. Deadline: June 27, 2016 (11:59pm). $40 Non-member/$35 SCAL Members for one entry, each additional entries is $10. May submit up to 5 entries. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Keelin Sabel at keelin@scal.org or (831) 426-5787.
Jun27
Images from a Glass Eye International Juried Photography Show (Posted: 5/30/16) -- The Tehama County Photo Club seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, August 19 - October 21, 2016 at the Tehama Country Visitors Center Gallery in Red Bluff, CA and online. $2,650 in awards. Juror: Sean Arbabi. Open to all photographers worldwide, 18+ years. Film and digital images will be accepted, appropriate for a family-oriented gallery. Local printing, matting and framing are available. $33 for first 3 images, $8 each additional. Deadline: June 27, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Jack or Bob at info@imagesfromaglasseye.org or call (530) 360-6590 or (530) 566-2377.
Jun30
The 7th International Painting Annual: A Juried Publication (Posted: 4/7/16) -- This is a book project of Manifest Press, an extension of Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center, calling for submissions of original works, created within 2013-2016, created with any media applicable to the practice of traditional painting including but not limited to printmaking, digital/new media, photography, sculpture, drawing, installation, etc. $1200, $500, and $300 for first, second, and third place winners. Each award winner will have a brief artist's statement included in the publication and each participating artist receives a complimentary copy of the book. Deadline: June 30, 2016. $36 for up to 3 entries, $10 for each additional entry. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: PO Box 6218, Cincinnati, OH 45206. Questions? Contact Jason Franz at jason@manifestgallery.org or 513-861-3638.
Jun30
2016 Art Kudos International Juried Competition (Posted: 4/10/16) -- Artists worldwide are invited to enter the 2016 Art Kudos Competition. Selected finalists will appear in a year-long online exhibition at www.artKudos.com. $4,500 in cash awards: Best of Show - $1,200; Second Place - $1,000; Third Place - $750; Founder's Award of Distinction - $500; (3) Merit Awards - $250 each; (3) Honorable Mentions - $100 each. The awards judge is David Dodge Lewis, the Barger-Barclay Professor of Fine Arts at Hampden-Sydney College. Open to artists 18 or older. Drawings, paintings, printmaking, photography, digital art, sculpture, installations, wood, glass, ceramics, fiber art and mixed media are eligible. Media not accepted: video/film, wearable art (clothing or jewelry). $35 fee for 3 images. Deadline: June 30, 2016. Visit website for prospectus.
Jun30
2016-2017 Show & Installation (Posted: 4/19/16) -- Gallatin Art Crossing (GAC) is pleased to announce Call for Entries for the 2016-17' show and installation. New Artist Stipend & Annual People's Choice Award. Creation or contribution for the Gallatin Art Crossing is an opportunity to have your work marketed and on display in downtown Bozeman, Montana for one year and available for sale during that time. Pieces need to be ready to install and sustainable outdoors without maintenance for one year. $15 per piece. Deadline: June 30, 2016. Download prospectus (PDF format), or send a SASE to: Gallatin Art Crossing, PO BOX 1765, Bozeman, MT 59771. Questions? Contact Tate Chamberlin at tate@gallatinartcrossing.org or call 406-579-1256.
Jun30
Art In the Village (Posted: 4/26/16) -- The Clarkston Community Historical Society seeks artists for a juried art show, September 17 & 18 at Depot Park in Clarkston, MI. Open to fine art and fine crafts, any medium. $175 for a 10' x 10' space. Deadline: June 30, 2016. Visit website for more info. Questions? Contact info@clarkstonhistorical.org or call 248-922-0270.
Jun30
32nd Annual Juried National Painting Show 2016 (Posted: 4/26/16) -- The North Valley Art League announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, August 30 - October 1, 2016 in Redding, CA. Best of Show $1,000 / $2,000 in total awards. Juror: Jeannie Vodden. Open to artists 18 yrs and older. Art should be original in concept and execution. Two-dimensional media in oil, oil pastel, soft pastel, alcohol ink, water media, drawing, printmaking, mixed media & collage. Maximum size 40 x 40 inches, including the frame. Our purpose is to professionally exhibit your artwork in our spacious Carter House Gallery for patrons to view, appreciate and purchase. In addition to the five-week Gallery Show, there will be an Online Gallery show available for viewing for a full year. See Prospectus for details. $35 for first 3 entries / $8 for each additional entry. Deadline: June 30, 2016. Questions? Contact Dottie Turk or Denise Kerbs at nvalnational@sbcglobal.net or call 530-243-1023.
Jun30
Photo '16 (Posted: 5/2/16) -- Multiple Exposures Gallery invites photographers to submit entries for a national juried fine art photography exhibit, October 18 - November 27, 2016 at the Torpedo Factory Art Center in Alexandria, Virginia. Juror's Award $500, Gallery Selection $250. Juror: Sam Abell, former National Geographic photographer, educator, author. Open to all photographers living in the U.S., 18 years or older working in traditional, digital or alternative photographic processes. $35 for up to three entries. Deadline: June 30, 2016. Download prospectus (PDF format). Questions? Contact photo16@MultipleExposuresGallery.com or call 703-683-2205.
Jun30
Strange Figurations (Posted: 5/5/16) -- SlowArt Productions announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, September 8 - October 1, 2016 at Limner Gallery in Hudson, NY. Three artists will also be featured in the new Best Of Limner annual catalog and magazine. Open to all artists 18 years of age or older. $35 entry fee. Deadline: June 30, 2016. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: SlowArt, 123 Warren St, Hudson, NY, 12534. Questions? Please contact Tim Slowinski at slowart@aol.com or call 518-828-2343.
Jun30
4th Eros Awards - International Fine Art Nudes Competition (Posted: 5/6/16) -- TZIPAC is excited to launch The 4th Eros Awards, an online international juried competition that celebrates the magic of fine art nude photography. We seek to honour the finest in classic and contemporary nude photography and artworks from around the world. Up for grabs is the grand prize of US$2000, and our beautifully custom-made TZIPAC medals to be awarded to all 1st Place category winners. Deadline: June 30, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact info@tzipac.com
Jun30
2016 Gopix Exposée - International Mobile Photography Competition (Posted: 5/6/16) -- TZIPAC seeks entries for an online juried photography exhibition. Photographic art is no longer confined to those who splurge on big, fancy and expensive cameras and equipments. Now, the power of creation lies in everyone's hands, limited only by the imagination. Mobile phones and tablets are unprecedented tools to capture and create artwork anywhere anytime. The fleeting moments are just a click away. The GoPix Exposée 2016 celebrates the creative use of mobile cameras and tablets for photographic art. We are seeking the world's latest and best. Free to enter, with up to 5 submissions allowed per entrant. Deadline: June 30, 2016. Visit website for prospectus.
Jun30
Celeste Prize 2016 (Posted: 5/21/15) -- Celeste Prize is an international contemporary art prize with a final exhibition in London. 23,000 € in awards. Ellen Blumenstein, director, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, is chief-curator of the prize and leads this year's jury. Open to all emerging and mid-career artists without limit to age or experience. Deadline: June 30, 2016. Entry fee: 50 €. Visit website to learn more. Questions? Contact info@celesteprize.com or call +39 0577 1521988.
Jun30
New American Paintings 2016 Pacific Coast Competition (Posted: 5/16/16) -- New American Paintings is a museum-quality, soft-cover art periodical, published bimonthly by The Open Studios Press. Each 184 page volume is a regional exhibition-in-print, selling for $20 at 1,500 bookstores, museum shops and art supply stores nationwide. The books have become periodical resources for collectors and art world professionals. Now accepting entries from: AK, CA, HI, OR, and WA. All styles and media are welcome, as long as the work is singular and two-dimensional. 40 winners will appear in the Dec/Jan 2016 edition. Juror: Jarrett Gregory, Associate Curator of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA. $50 entry fee. Deadline: June 30, 2016, Midnight EST. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Alexa Kinne at info@newamericanpaintings.com or call 617-778-5265 x26.
Jun30
National All Media Juried Exhibition (Posted: 5/25/16) -- The Chico Art Center in Chico, CA is proud to announce "All Media 2016" a national juried art exhibition intended to showcase the diversity found in art today. This is a fun opportunity for the serious artist to add "award-winner" to a portfolio. Open to artists 18 or older residing in the US. 2d or wall mounted work must not exceed 54" wide by 76" high, including frame. 3D works must be able to be moved safely by one person. Cash prizes up to $1000 based on # of entries. Juror DeWitt Chen, is trained in art history and studio art, he is a San Francisco Bay Area art critic/writer and curator. He curates contemporary art exhibitions for Stanford Art Spaces. Entry fee: 2 for $25, 3 for $30, 4 for $35, etc. Deadline: June 30, 2016. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: Chico Art Center, 450 Orange St., Ste. 6, Chico, CA 95928. Questions? Contact Debra Simpson at chicoartcenter@att.net or call 530-895-8726.
Jun30
Dreams | International Photographic Call For Entries (Posted: 5/31/16) -- The Center for Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins, Colorado seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, November 4-26, 2016. Juror's Selection: $400, Director's Selection: $200, Two LiveBooks Website Awards: Valued at $399 + Honorable Mention Awards. Juror: Jennifer DeCarlo. 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: $26 for the first three images. Non-Members: $39 for the first three images. Deadline: June 30, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Sunshine Divis at coordinator@c4fap.org or call 970/224-1010.
Jun30
Art Muse Contest - Compete at your Skill Level (Posted: 6/1/16) -- Art Muse Contest invites all 2D artists to compete at your skill level for monthly cash prizes, the opportunity for 6 months of gallery representation, a gallery exhibit and much more. Whether you are a beginning artist or an established one, Art Muse Contest has a skill level category to fit you. Each month a new judge selects the winners and finalists from 3 skill levels of entries. Our judges are comprised of award-winning artists and established professionals in the art community. No photography or digital art allowed. Master & Emerging: $25/2 entries; Budding: $15/1 entry. Deadline: June 30, 2016 midnight Pacific Time. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Kelley Sanford at intheartiststudio@yahoo.com or call 704-564-0200.
Jun30
Show Your World: Juried Exhibition in New York City (Posted: 6/13/16) -- RE:ARTISTE seeks entries for an international art exhibition at Gallery MC in New York City, November 2016. Jurors: Lawrence Wheatman, Jayanthi Moorthy, Rebecca MB Pearson, Marc Fields, Shirley Siegal, Hadieh Afshani. All career levels, 18 years and older, various mediums. $35 entry fee. Deadline: June 30, 2016. Visit website for more information. Questions? Contact Natalie Burlutskaya at info@reartiste.com
Jul1
Fresh Ideas 2016 (Posted: 5/17/16) -- The Visual Art League of Lewisville seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, July 29 - September 10, 2016 at the Medical Center of Lewisville Grand Theater Gallery in Lewisville, TX. Awards: $1,000 first, $500 second, $250 third, $150 honorable mention. Juror: Sara-Jayne Parsons. Open to residents of Texas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and New Mexico. Only original 2D and 3D art work (oil, watercolors, acrylics, pastel, mixed media, collage, drawing, prints, photography, ceramics, textiles, fiber, encaustic, jewelry and sculpture) created in the last two (2) years which has not previously been shown in any VAL juried exhibit. $50 non-members of VAL, $35 VAL members. Deadline: July 1, 2016 1:00 AM. Download prospectus (PDF format) and apply online at CaFE. Questions? Contact Maurice Leatherbury at visualartleague@outlook.com or call 214-293-1234.
Jul1
The River (Posted: 5/19/16) -- Still Point Art Gallery announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition, August 1 to October 31, 2016. Juried by the editors of Still Point Arts Quarterly. Open to artists around the world 18 years of age or older who submit artwork in any medium except video and wearable art. $25 for up to 3 images; $5 for each additional. Deadline: July 1, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Christine Cote at info@stillpointartgallery.com or 207-837-5760.
Jul1
Call for artists to join our gallery (Posted: 5/23/16) -- Southern Artist Group is looking for serious, quality artists to join our gallery. We currently have 13 artists who have joined and are looking for only 7 more. You must live in the Southeast US be a southerner at heart. Please send samples or link to portfolio and a little about yourself to info@southernartistgroup.com for consideration. We are a juried site but we will respond to everyone asap. No entry fee. Deadline: July 1, 2016. Visit website to learn more.
Jul1
Projekt30's August 2016 Exhibition (Posted: 6/2/16) -- Projekt30 is taking submissions for August publicly juried exhibition. We are an artist-run arts organization dedicated to promoting emerging artists. The exhibition will include thirty artists; invitations will be sent to over 30,000 galleries, collectors, and fellow artists. Since 2003 over 14,000 artists have participated in our programs, and we've sold thousands of artworks. All artwork submitted will be presented online prior to the exhibition so visitors may help select which artists will be included in the exhibition. Unlike other juried exhibitions, all participants receive exposure. $35 for 10 images. Free for Projekt30 members. Deadline: July 1, 2016. Visit website for prospectus.
Jul1
Studio Visit Magazine - Summer 2016 Comeptition! (Posted: 6/7/16) -- Studio Visit is a series of juried artist books produced by the publishers of New American Paintings. We are pleased to offer artists an effective venue through which to introduce their work to a serious national audience of art world professionals. Juror: Jessica Roscio, Curator, Danforth Art Museum, Framingham, MA. Open to all two- and three- dimensional media: mixed media, painting, drawing, photography, and sculpture. Selected artists will be featured in volumes 35 & 36 which will be released in the Winter of 2016/2017. Entry is free! Accepted artists will be responsible for a $260 production and distribution fee. Deadline: July 1, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Alexa Kinne at info@newamericanpaintings.com or call 617-778-5265 x26.
Jul2
Unbound vol. VI - Book Arts Exhibit (Posted: 4/22/16) -- Call for entries to Unbound vol. VI, the 6th annual juried exhibit of unique works exploring what a book can be... art using 'the book' as a material or format. 1st prize-$300, 2nd prize-$200, 3rd prize-$100, 3 Honorable Mentions. Presented Jul 29 - Aug 27 by ArtisTree Gallery and Pentangle Arts, in conjunction with the Bookstock Festival in Woodstock, VT. Open to all 2D, 3D, installation, assemblage, film and video artists who are working in New England or New York. $30 entry fee. Download prospectus (PDF format). Deadline: July 2, 2016. Questions? Contact Adrian Tans at gallery@artistreevt.org or 802-457-3500.
Jul2
We the People (Posted: 5/25/16) -- As part of the important conversations swirling around this election year, ARC in Chicago, IL invites artists to join an open walls show, July 20 - August 13, that critically explores and dissects the current election season and the wider impact government has on our lives. In a democracy, everyone's voice matters. So if you apply, you are included in this exhibition. No individual candidates from this election can be included in this work. Work must dissect the issues, not just critique a candidate. Please see the prospectus for details and online submission. Due to space considerations, no projections or media installations will be accepted for this show, and some size restrictions may apply. $25 per image/ no limit. Deadline: July 2, 2016. Questions? Contact Carolyne King at info@arcgallery.org or call 773-252-2232.
Jul2
29th annual Northern National Art Competition (Posted: 6/1/16)
Nicolet College and The Northern Arts Council announce a call to artists for a juried art competition, September 24 - November 4, 2016 at the Nicolet College Art Gallery in Rhinelander, WI. More than $8,500 in awards, including three $1,000 Awards of Excellence. Juror: Jeanine Coupe Ryding. Open to U.S. artists 18 or older working in any medium that is suitable for wall-mounting. Painting, drawing, photography, printmaking, fiber work, mixed media are all acceptable as long as the work is original. There is no theme other than the best American art being made this century. Deadline: July 2, 2016. Entry fee: $30/2 images. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Katy Ralph at kralph@nicoletcollege.edu or call 715-365-4556. (image: "Chris" - graphite by Nathan Wilson, 2015 Award of Excellence winner)
Jul3
California Open Juried Exhibition (Posted: 6/3/16) -- The Artists Gallery in Santa Monica, CA seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, August 10-26, 2016. $1750 in awards. Juror: Kent Twitchell. All media and artists over 18 welcome to apply! $50 entry fee. Deadline: July 3, 2016. Apply online. Questions? Contact Rakeem Cunningham at gallery@taggallery.net or call 310-829-9556.
Jul5
Movement (Posted: 6/22/16) -- Linus Galleries seeks entries for an online art exhibition. We are defined by our movements through life, whether it is our own movement or our witnessing of movement unfolding before us. Capturing the essence of movement through a still medium is often a tricky one. We want to see your art capturing a sense of movement. Open to all artists. All art mediums will be considered. $35 for 3 entries, $5 for additional entries. Visit website for prospectus. Deadline: July 5, 2016. Questions? Contact Linus Galleries at info@linusgallery.com or call 310-491-0269.
Jul5
"Pets We Love 2" Every Entry Helps Support the ASPCA (Posted: 6/7/16) -- Gallery 25N seeks entries for an online exhibit in support of the ASPCA and its mission to save lives. Entries are to be two-dimensional still artwork created in any of the following mediums: paint, drawing, photography, digital, collage, fiber, etc. The art should express the importance, joy or feelings an individual or a family has for their pet. The artwork can be expressed from realism to abstraction. Deadline: July 5, 2016 (Midnight EST). $20 for first image, $10 each additional image. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Chris at support@art-competition.net
Jul6
Endangered Exhibition (Posted: 6/22/16) -- The Studio Door in San Diego, CA seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, August 5-28, 2016. Best in Show Certificate. Juror: Kristin Nielsen, San Diego Zoo Global. As a celebration of artwork which showcases the beauty of endangered and threatened species or habitats, the exhibit will cultivate an appreciation and understanding of the diversity of art inspired by nature. 10% of the proceeds will be gifted to the San Diego Zoo. $35-45 entry fee. Deadline: July 6, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Patric Stillman at forallweknow@thestudiodoor.com or call 619-255-4920.
Jul7
2016 Greater Michigan Art Exhibition (Posted: 5/23/16)
The Midland Center for the Arts in Midland, MI seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, October 15 - December 23. $3,500 in awards, $1000 Grand Prize. Juror: James Lawson. Open to all Michigan artists 18 years of age or older. Works in all media and mixed media are eligible. Only original works completed within the past 3 years and not previously exhibited in Alden B. Dow Museum of Science & Art will be accepted. No giclees, reproductions or copies of original art work. Digital files submitted for jurying must be a non-altered representation of the actual works to be considered for exhibition. $35 for up to three images. Deadline: July 7, 2016. Visit website for prospectus.
Jul8
Maritime Visions, Sea Tales & Lighthouse Legends (Posted: 5/1/16) -- The National Lighthouse Museum, Staten Island Creative Community, and Creative Photographers Guild announce a call to artists for a juried arts and crafts festival with a maritime character on the Promenade in front of The National Lighthouse Museum, 11 A.M. to 5 P.M. on October 1, 2016 (Raindate: October 2). All entrants will need to supply their own: tables, chairs, racks, displays, pop-up tents. This show is waterside and can be windy please be sure to bring weights to hold down your pop-up tents. No electricity will be available. All Artist/Crafters are responsible for: sales and tax collection. No commission will be taken. Submit: 2 images (jpegs not to exceed 1,400 Pixels in longest dimension)/photos of your display and 2-4 detail images of your work, plus your name, address, phone #, cell#, e-mail address. Single Space (10' X 10'): $150, Double Space (20' X 10'): $300. Deadline: July 8, 2016. Visit website to learn more. Questions? Contact Fritz (Steven) Weiss at steven_weiss@verizon.net or call 917-881-1947.
Jul8
3rd Coast National (10th Annual) (Posted: 5/5/16) -- K Space Contemporary seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, Sept. 2 to Oct. 14, 2016 in Corpus Christi, Texas. $2500 in Cash Awards for 5 places, Honorable Mentions at Juror's discretion. The 10th Annual Third Coast National is a non-thematic, national juried exhibition of contemporary visual art. Open to artists age 18+ living in the USA. Entries must be original works of art completed in the last 2 years and not previously exhibited at K Space. All media accepted. $40 non-members ($30 KSC Members) for 1-3 works of art; $5 per each additional entry. Deadline: July 8, 2016. Online prospectus. Questions? Contact Michelle Smythe at info@kspacecontemporary.org or 361-887-6834.
Jul8
Academy Center of the Arts Annual National Photography Exhibition (Posted: 5/17/16) -- The Academy Center of the Arts in Lynchburg, VA seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, September 2 - October 1. Over $2500 in cash awards, with $1000 Best in Show. Juror: Glen McClure. Open to U.S. residents, 18 years or older. Works must be original photographs or photographically derived work, and not done under supervision. All work submitted must be suitably prepared for installation. Entries must have been completed after January 1, 2013, and not previously exhibited in a Lynchburg juried photography show. Deadline: July 8, 2016. $35 for three images. Download prospectus (PDF format), or send a SASE to: Academy Center of the Arts, 600 Main Street, Lynchburg, VA 24504. Questions? Contact Ted Batt at tbatt@academycenter.org or call 434-528-3256, ext. 127.
Jul8
Harford Plein Air (Posted: 6/1/16) -- Harford Plein Air (October 10-15, 2016) invites artists from all over the U.S. to enter this second annual competition to create art in the "open air". 30 competing artists, juried by Michele Byrne, will paint throughout Harford County, MD. Harford County offers artists picturesque landscapes adorned with sprawling horse farms, rambling hills, and expansive woodlands; bustling town centers; and historic harbor towns. Awards presented by internationally acclaimed artist, David Diaz, at the Gallery Sale at Liriodendron Mansion. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. See prospectus for details. $25 entry fee. Deadline: July 8, 2016. Questions? Contact Amanda Pugh at apugh@harfordcfa.org or 443-567-5216.
Jul10
The Blanche Ames National Juried Art Exhibition (Posted: 3/24/16) -- The Friends of Borderland, Inc at Borderland State Park announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, September 20 to October 8, 2016 at The Ames Mansion Museum, North Easton, MA. $2000.00 in awards. Juror: Todd Bartel. Artists must be 18 years or older and be residents of the United States (living artists only). All media eligible, including photography. $40 for up to 3 entries, $5 each additional. Deadline: July 10, 2016. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: BANJAE 2016, 4 Essex Rd, Sharon, MA 02067. Questions? Contact Robert Bendt at blancheamesnational@gmail.com or call 781-738-2136.
Jul10
I'll Fly Away: The Nature of Birds (Posted: 6/22/16) -- 1650 Gallery in Los Angeles, California invites all photographers worldwide to enter its next photography exhibition, July 23 - Aug 15. Best In Show, 2nd Place and 3rd Place will be awarded. Approximately fifty works will be chosen from submitted photographs to be included in the exhibition. Deadline: July 10, 2016. $35 for five images. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Tricia Noble at 1650gallery@gmail.com
Jul15
In, On, Of Paper (Posted: 4/6/16) -- Paper Circle seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, September 5 - November 4, 2016 at the Paper Circle Gallery, Nelsonville, Ohio. (2) Awards of Distinction $300, Excellence $200, Merit $100, Origami Award $300, Awagami Awards (2 prizes each: 50 sheets of kozo from Awagmi in Japan). Jurors: Tom Balbo of the Morgan Conservatory in Cleveland; and for origami submissions: Dr. Robert J Lang. Open to all artists and hobbyists living in the USA and Canada. Original works created either in, on, or of paper including handmade paper, paper sculpture, origami, artist's books, cut paper, stitched paper or works on paper. $30 entry fee. Deadline: July 15, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Barbara Campagnola at papercirclearts@gmail.com
Jul15
Northeast Ceramic Sculpture Exhibition Call for Entries (Posted: 5/13/16) -- Art Centro seeks entries for a juried ceramics exhibition, September 10 - October 1, 2016 in Poughkeepsie, NY. Awards: 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place (cash awards, TBD). Juror: Anat Shiftan. Artists who live, work, study, or are from the Northeastern United States working in ceramics. (Mixed media is acceptable, as long as it primarily ceramic.) $30 for 4 images (whole view and details). Deadline: July 15, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Alexis Feldheim at ceramics.artcentro@gmail.com or call 845-454-4525.
Jul15
2016 Hot New Pics Show (Posted: 5/21/16) -- The Midwest Center for Photography in Wichita, Kansas announces a call to photographers for a juried exhibition, August 26 - September 16. Open to all photographers internationally, also open to all photographic genre and subject matter. Compete to become the one photographer designated as the "2016 Hot New Pic" and receive the $250 award. Juror: Linda Robinson, Gallery Director, MWCP. Selected artists will have their work featured in the "Hot New Pics Show" and online. $40 entry fee. Deadline: July 15, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Linda Robinson at info@mwcponline.org or call 316-269-1250.
Jul15
"Botanicals" Call for Entry (Posted: 6/15/16) -- Colors of Humanity Art Gallery seeks entries for a juried online art exhibition, August 1-31, 2016. Cash prizes. Botanicals are an essential part of life as they are used for food, in medicine, perfumes, and adding beauty to Earth. We will be donating 10% of all entry fees to The Nature Conservancy. All artists 18 and over may enter. 2D works in all types of media. $20 for 1 or 2 works (You may enter more than once.) Deadline: July 15, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact colorsofhumanity@gmail.com
Jul15
10 opportunities in Chicago, Roma and Mexico City (Posted: 6/17/16) -- Call for artists. 10 solo shows and/or events. Open to all artists, regardless of media, age and nationality. At the end of the call, each gallery in the "jury" will select one artist to organize a solo exhibition/event and start a true collaboration. Furthermore, your work will be seen and voted by our international curatorial board. Entry fee: from €15. Deadline: July 15, 2016. Visit website for prospectus.
Jul18
"Heavy Metal" (Posted: 5/21/16) -- The Berkeley Arts Council in Martinsburg, WV announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, August 31-October 1, 2016. Projected prizes $600. Juror: Michael Doig. "Heavy Metal" is a juried exhibit of railroad Art that is open nationally to all visual artists over the age of 18 in all media. We seek to present an exhibit of artworks in a wide range of media and techniques that celebrates the diverse rail heritage in the United States. 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. Digital art or work that originates as photographs must be described as such. $25/2 works; $10 ea for additional works up to total of 4. Deadline: July 18, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Rip Smith at berkeleyartswv@gmail.com or call 304-620-7277.
Jul18
Summer Breeze Juried Online Art Competition (Posted: 6/17/16) -- Focus Point Shape International Online Art Gallery seeks entries for an upcoming exhibition, August 1-31, 2016. Awards for Best of Show, 1st-2nd Place all media, Special Recognition, Special Merit. Open to all Professional, Non-Professional, Emerging Artists. $15 for 3 images, $25 for 5 images. Deadline: July 18, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Elizabeth Merchant at contact@focuspointshape.com or call 520-572-0677.
Jul19
NEWS 15th Biennial North American Open Show (Posted: 2/25/16) -- The New England Watercolor Society seeks entries for a juried exhibition, September 25 - October 29 2016 at the North Shore Art Association in Gloucester, MA. Over $7,000 in awards. Juror: Mary Whyte. Open to any artist residing in North America, age 18 or older. Complete guideline and regulations are available in the online prospectus. Entry fee: $20 to $40 depending on membership status and number of paintings. Deadline: July 19, 2016.
Jul20
2016 Portraits Art Exhibition (Posted: 5/9/16) -- Artist Portfolio Magazine is seeking entries for its 2016 Portraits Art Exhibition. Open to all artists worldwide regardless of your standing in the art world. We receive entries from artists who are just starting out (we've even featured some on our past covers) to artists who make a living in the art world. All visual art mediums are acceptable. Awards: 1st $500 plus cover, 2nd $250 plus 4 page spread, 3rd $100 plus 4 page spread, 20 Honorable Mentions featured in Artist Portfolio Magazine. $25 entry fee. Deadline: July 20, 2016. Visit website for prospectus.
Jul20
Art In Clay IV: Up Against the Wall (Posted: 5/24/16) -- The Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition (BWAC) seeks entries for a national juried exhibition, September 24 - October 16, 2016. Juror: Matt Nolen, Adjunct Professor of Art at New York University & Pratt Institute. $850 in cash awawrds. Open to artists 18 years of age or older working in clay. Artwork must be original in concept, design & execution. Work must be handcrafted by artist from raw clay. Artwork cannot be functional; production work & commercially manufactured pieces not acceptable. Mixed media acceptable as long as clay is at least 75%. Entry Fee: Early Bird $45(6); On Time $55(6); Late $65(6). $5/ea addt'l image. Deadline: July 20, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact artinclay@bwac.org
Jul21
ArtisTTable Landscape 2016 (Posted: 6/10/16) -- The ArtisTTable is seeking submissions for an all media juried online show, August 13 to November 3, 2016. Landscapes 2016 is open to artists 18 and older that create art with landscape as a subject. Submit up to 5 pieces for $25. Deadline: July 21, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Royce Deans at info@ArtisTTableOnline.com or 231.883.1681.
Jul22
4th Annual Joshua Tree National Park Art Exposition (Posted: 5/19/16) -- The Joshua Tree National Park Council for the Arts announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, September 2 - October 2, 2016 at the 29 Palms Art Gallery in Twentynine Palms, CA. $5,000 in Cash Awards and Exhibition Catalogue. Entries must depict or be inspired by Joshua Tree National Park. Open to artists 18 and over, 2D or 3D original artwork created in the last 5 years. $35 for up to 3 images. Deadline: July 22, 2016. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: JTNP Council for the Arts, P.O. Box 1755, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277. Questions? Please contact Vickie Waite at artists@jtnparts.org or call 760-217-8839.
Jul22
Igneous Mascot Design Contest (Posted: 6/23/16) -- Igneous in Seattle, WA invites all local emerging artists to submit entries for a new Igneous mascot/taliman. $2,000 cash prize for the winner. From molten lava to solid rock, the image must incorporate the "Rock" theme and capture the essence of our transformative super-powers. We are not looking for a mountain with arms and legs, but rather a symbol as creative and innovative as the team we've assembled. Our new mascot, talisman, or other representative artwork is intended to be used primarily for communication purposes within our own insider community of Igneous stakeholders. Submit any form of art: Vector graphic in EPS format, Painting, JPG, Sketch, Mockup, Sculpture, Drawing, Others. No entry fee. Deadline: July 22, 2016. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: Igneous Systems, 2401 4th Ave, Suite 200 Seattle, WA 98121. Questions? Contact Kristin Adams at contest@igneous.io or (425) 615-4765.
Jul24
15th Annual Summer All Media Juried Online International Art Exhibition (Posted: 4/5/16) -- Upstream People Gallery announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition, August 1, 2016 - July 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 in all media, genre, processes and forms. $35 for up to 5 images, $7 each add'l. $37 with PayPal. Deadline: July 24, 2016. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: 15th Summer, Upstream People Gallery, 5607 Howard St., Omaha, NE 68106-1257 USA. Questions? Contact Larry Bradshaw at shows@upstreampeoplegallery.com or call 402-991-4741.
Jul24
36th Faber Birren Color Award Show (Posted: 5/12/16) -- The Stamford Art Association seeks entries for a national juried art exhibition, September 25 - October 27, 2016 at the Townhouse Gallery in Stamford, CT. $2000 in awards. Juror: Michele Wijegoonaratna, PhD., Modern & Contemporary Art Department Research Associate, Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY. Seeking the best use of color. Original art in any two-dimensional or three-dimensional media, created in the last 3 years and not exhibited previously in the Faber Birren Show. $25 per entry. Deadline: July 24, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Marguerite Weinert at stamfordartassn@optimum.net or call 203 325-1139.
Jul25
On the Road Competition (Posted: 6/11/16) -- Exhibeo Art Magazine seeks entries for its next competition. 1st place: full spread interview. 2nd and 3rd place: extensive art review published in our online magazine as well as in our upcoming book. In "On the Road" we are looking for art that explores anything having to do with roads, paths, highways, railroads, transportation, road trips, or journeys. The work may be metaphorical or allegorical. Perhaps, like the theme title itself, you may wish to allude to a piece of literature that explores the concept of coming of age, or journey of life to an actual road trip. Open to all artists over 18 years of age anywhere in the world. All art mediums and genres will be considered. $15 for 1 entry, $30 for 3 entries, $45 for 5 entries. Deadline: July 25, 2016. Visit website for prospectus.
Jul25
"Kismet" Exhibit at Maritime Garage Gallery (Posted: 6/16/16) -- The Norwalk Parking Authority announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, September 21 - December 2, 2016 in Norwalk, CT. Juror: Tammy Winser. "Kismet" will focus on the theme of fate or destiny; the force that is believed to control the future. From relationships, to fashion, from the environment, to politics, kismet plays a role. Pieces should represent how kismet controls the outcome in the community, the world, or the artists' life. Clever uses of medium and interpretations on subject are welcome. Must be 18 years of age or older. $35 entry fee. Deadline: July 25, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Sooo-Z Mastropietro at maritimegallery@norwalkpark.org or call 203- 831-9063.
Jul26
Cityscapes International Online Juried Art Competition (Posted: 6/17/16) -- Fusion Art invites artists and photographers worldwide to submit entries for its upcoming online juried art exhibition. Seeking art or photography which depicts cities, towns, urban scenes and any related metropolitan subjects - ranging from realism to surrealism to abstraction. Winners receive cash awards and worldwide publicity and promotion. Best in Show winners are invited to participate in our annual group show in Palm Springs, CA in Nov. 2016. Must be 18 years or older. $25 for first 2 images / $10 each additional image. Deadline: July 26, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact competitions@fusionartps.com
Jul26
Featured Artist (Posted: 6/18/16) -- Flow Art Space in St Paul, MN announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, September 8-24, 2016. Up to 8 artists will be chosen; a body of work from each exhibited. All subject matter considered and 2D and 3D, including drawing, painting, photography, book art, printmaking, sculpture, fiber, glass, encaustic, ceramics, mixed media, wood, digital art, video, installation, etc. $60 for 6 images. Deadline: July 26, 2016. Download prospectus (PDF format) for more information. Questions? Contact Melissa Metzler at art@flowartspace.com or call 612-564-3569.
Jul27
Call for Art - 6th Annual "Nature" Online Art Competition (Posted: 6/20/16) -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, August 1-31. Extensive worldwide publicity and promotion to the winning artists. Juror: John R Math. Open to all 2D & 3D artists (including photography), amateur or professional, 18+ years old, with no geographic restrictions. $14.00 for 1 to 2 entries & $24.00 for 3 to 5 entries. Deadline: July 27, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact John R. Math at info@lightspacetime.com or call 888-490-3530.
Jul29
Photo-Real: Open Call for works of Photo-Realism (Posted: 5/4/16) -- Manifest Gallery seeks entries for an upcoming exhibit, September 30 - October 28 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Seeking works of art that convincingly portray the appearance of photography through painting, drawing, sculpture, etc, incorporating photographic qualities such as extreme detail, depth of field, reflections, and flatness in any non-photographic media. There is no limitation on subject matter. $36 for up to 3 entries, $10 for each additional entry. Deadline: July 29, 2016. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: PO Box 6218, Cincinnati, OH 45206. Questions? Contact Jason Franz at Jason@manifestgallery.org or 513-861-3638.
Jul29
Real-Photo: Open Call for Works of Photography that Appear Non-photographic (Posted: 5/4/16) -- Manifest Gallery seeks entries for an upcoming exhibit, September 30 - October 28 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Seeking works of art that are made with any photographic media (manipulated film, photograms, abstracted digital photographic imagery, direct emulsion exposure, photo-transfers, historical and alternative processes, etc.) but which appear to not be photographic in nature, at least at first glance. $36 for up to 3 entries, $10 for each additional entry. Deadline: July 29, 2016. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: PO Box 6218, Cincinnati, OH 45206. Questions? Contact Jason Franz at Jason@manifestgallery.org or 513-861-3638.
Jul31
11th Annual Open National Juried Exhibit - Mixed Media (Posted: 5/25/16) -- The Imago Foundation for the Arts announces a call to artists for a national juried art exhibition, September 15 to October 23, 2016 in Warren, RI. Cash Awards: Best in Show $1,000. Juror: Santiago Cucullu. Artists must be at least 18 years old. All work must be original, completed in the last 3 years, and for sale. All work must arrive ready to install including any special instructions for hanging. Artwork can weigh no more than 40 pounds and must fit through an average door. Artists are responsible for insuring their own work if they choose. $50 entry fee. Deadline: Midnight, July 31, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact imagogallery@gmail.com or call 401-245-3348.
Jul31
We Love People (Posted: 5/31/16) -- Atelier Alen announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, August 24 - September 2, 2016 in Munich. Awards: 1st Place - Best of Show, 2nd Place, 3rd Place, 5 Honourable Mention. Jurors: Anatoly Rudakov, Tamara Branovic. All individuals of full legal capacity and aged 18 years and over at the time of participation may enter the competition. Participation in the competition requires the disclosure of personal data (first name, last name, date of birth, address, email address) during registration and the payment of the entry fee. The participant is responsible for ensuring that the contact details s/he provides are correct. Entry fee: 40 EUR. Deadline: July 31, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Anatoly Rudakov at info@atelieralen.de
Jul31
CPAP International Plein Air Challenge (Posted: 6/17/16) -- California Plein Air Painters seeks plein air artists for an exhibit at the American Tin Cannery Exhibit Center in Monterey, CA, Feb 1 - Mar 31. $5,000 in cash, merchandise, publication, gift certificates. The First Place winner will not only win $500 in cash but will join a prestigious Jury Board in judging the 2017 ARC International Salon's new Plein Air Category. Don't miss this chance to jury alongside such world renowned art professionals as Peter Trippi, Editor of Fine Art Connoisseur Magazine; Eric Rhoades, Publisher of PleinAir Magazine; James Hastie, Senior Director of Christie's; Dr. Gabriel Weisberg, Senior Fellow, Guggenheim Foundation, and Regents Professor, Smithsonian Institution; Dr. Gregory Hedberg, Director, Department of European Art, Hirschl & Adler Galleries in Manhattan; and Fred Ross, ARC Founder, Chairman and an international art collector and lecturer. $35 first image; $15 each add'l image. Deadline: July 31, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact cpapsignatureservices@gmail.com
Aug1
Lensflare - Photography Exhibition (Posted: 4/18/16) -- Las Laguna Gallery in Laguna Beach, CA invites artists working in all photographic mediums to submit images to be considered for an exhibition, September 1-30. All artists, professional and amateur, and multiple art mediums will be considered in this call for art. $35 entry fee. Deadline: August 1, 2016. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: 577 S. Coast Highway A-1, Laguna Beach, CA 92651. Questions? Contact laslagunagallery@gmail.com or call 949-667-1803.
Aug2
Landscapes 2 (Posted: 6/24/16) -- Art-Competition.net seeks entries for an online international competition. $8,125 in cash and extensive art marketing prizes. The judges for this art call will be looking for artwork where the artist presents their unique vision of a landscape and also looks at the quality of composition and execution of the art. The work can be expressed from representational to abstraction. Deadline: August 2, 2016 (Midnight EST). $20 for the first image, $10 each additional image. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Chris at support@art-competition.net or 845 765-2932.
Aug3
35th Annual Juried Photography Exhibition: Home (Posted: 4/28/16) -- Smithtown Township Arts Council seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition at the Mills Pond Gallery in St. James, New York, September 24 - October 23, 2016. Cash Awards: 1st ($400), 2nd ($200). Juror: Lisa Elmaleh. Open to artists 18 or older in the United States. All work must be original. Entries may not have been shown previously at Mills Pond House Gallery and must have been completed in the last four years. All photography media considered. All works must be professionally presented and display-ready. Final display size must not exceed 48" in width, including mat and frame. Work may not be withdrawn before October 23. $45/ 3 entries. Deadline: August 3, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Allison Cruz at artistopportunities@stacarts.org or call 631-862-6575.
Aug6
Galactic Pleasures (Posted: 6/22/16) -- The Studio Door in San Diego, CA announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, September 2-25, 2016. Best in Show Certificates for 1st, 2nd and 3rd. Juror: Victor Ciccarelli, STEAMmaker.org. A celebration of artwork which showcases the imagination of art and science. Exploring the future, science, science fiction, fantasy and steampunk. *STEM / STEAM projects encouraged. $35-45 entry fee. Deadline: August 6, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Patric Stillman at forallweknow@thestudiodoor.com or 619-255-4920.
Aug8
Art in the Park 2016 (Posted: 4/29/16) -- The Freeport Art Museum and Freeport Park District seek artists for a one-day outdoor art fair, September 4, 2016 (10-5 pm) at Krake Park in Freeport, IL. $100 Best of Show and 2 Honorable Mentions. Open to fine artists who work in one of the following categories: Painting, Drawing, Photography, Printmaking, Wood Working, Pottery & Ceramics, Glass, Sculpture, and Jewelry. (Sorry, wearable textiles and clothing such as hats, scarves, socks, gloves, leg warmers, dresses and other wearable fiber items will NOT be eligible for this year's event). Apply online through Entry Thingy. $65 (Early-Bird) and $85 (Late-Entry). Deadline: June 27, 2016 (Early-Bird) and August 8, 2016 (Late-Entry). Visit website to learn more. Questions? Contact Carrie Baxter at info@freeportartmuseum.org or call 815-235-9755.
Aug8
Blue Man Group Art Competition Call For Artists (Posted: 6/9/16) -- Blue Man Group seeks entries for a juried art exhibition at Briar Street Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. $2,500 awarded to each of 6 winners. The competition is open to artists working in acrylic, digital art, drawing/pastel, mixed media, oil, painting, photography and printmaking. Deadline: August 8, 2016. No entry fee. Visit website for prospectus.
Aug8
The really, really Affordable Art Show (Posted: 6/21/16) -- The Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition is excited to announce our second annual really Affordable Art Show, a national juried show opening September 24, 2016. Cash awards $2050. We are privileged to have as our juror Helga Christoffersen, Assistant Curator at New Museum of Contemporary Art, NYC. It is time to expand your collector base in NYC. To make it easy for new collectors, all work submitted must be for sale at $499 or less. Open to all residents of the U.S. and its Territories 18 years of age or older. Entry Fee: Early Bird $45/5 images; Final deadline $65/5. $5 ea addt'l image. Deadline: August 8, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact help@affordableartshow.info
Aug10
Art of the Pastel (Posted: 5/3/16) -- The Pastel Society of Southeast Texas seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, September 27 - October 22 at Galerie Spectra in Houston, TX. $1,250 cash prizes, ribbons and gift awards. Judge of Awards: Christine Swann. Work must be in dry pastel only. No oil pastels. Mixed media must be predominantly (80%) dry pastel. Work must be original, not copied from other artists or published photographs. Paintings done under instructor supervision are not acceptable. Artwork must be originally drawn and not created on top of a base photo or print. Work must have been created within the last two years and must be for sale. Paintings of nudes may be considered. PSST reserves the right to exclude from exhibition any artwork deemed offensive. Painting size limit including frame: 48" in either direction. PSST Members, 2 pieces: $35 plus $10 for one extra. Non members, 2 pieces: $45 plus $15 for one extra. Deadline: August 10, 2016. Online prospectus. Questions? Contact Carolina Dalmas at artisticallycarolina@gmail.com or 832 567-0685.
Aug10
Fur, Feathers & Fins: our faithful pets (Posted: 6/6/16)
The Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, October 10, 2016 - January 29, 2017 in Dowell (Solomons), MD. Jurors awards. All media welcome; small to large-scale installations; new media encouraged; indoor and outdoor works accepted. $25 entry fee. Deadline: August 10, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Melissa Langley or Jessalyn Walters at exhibits@annmariegarden.org
Aug18
Games: from marbles to minecraft (Posted: 6/13/16)
The Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center seeks works that are inspired by games and gaming culture for a juried art exhibition, October 28, 2016 - January 16, 2017 in Dowell (Solomons), MD. Jurors awards. The jury seeks works that explore the role that the visual arts have played in the invention, development, design, production, packaging, and marketing of games. All media welcome; small to large-scale installations; new media encouraged; indoor and outdoor works accepted. $25 entry fee. Deadline: August 18, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Melissa Langley or Jessalyn Walters at exhibits@annmariegarden.org or call 410-326-4640.
Aug19
In Your Dreams (Posted: 5/12/16) -- The Marin Society of Artists seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, September 29 - October 29, 2016 in San Rafael, CA. $1750 in awards. Juror: Michael Azgour. Open to all United States resident artists 18 and over. You are invited to submit digital images of up to three (3) of your original works, not previously shown in a Marin Society of Artists [MSA] juried exhibition. Open to all media except video, film and installation art. Non-members: $35/1; $55/up to 3. MSA members $25/1; $45/up to 3. Deadline: August 19, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact John Henry at marinsociety@comcast.net
Aug27
Audubon Artists at the Salmagundi Club (Posted: 6/6/16) -- Audubon Artists announces the 74th Annual Exhibit at the Salmagundi Club in NYC, October 24-November 4, 2016. Over $20,000 in cash, medals, and merchandise awards. This is a juried exhibit by one of the country's historic and prestigious art organizations. The exhibit is open to all members (see website for details on becoming a member and membership application). The following medium categories are accepted: Aquamedia, Collage and Mixed Media, Graphics, Oils/Acrylics, Pastels, Sculpture. Deadline: August 27, 2016. All works will be juried; jurors to be announced. You are invited to become a member of this NYC-based art organization.
Aug28
Tri An Monument (Posted: 5/20/16) -- The Tri An Foundation seeks an inspiring design for a monument to honor the millions of Americans and Vietnamese who fought side-by-side to stop communist aggression and give the South Vietnamese people their freedom. A public exhibition will be held, October 29-November 15 at the Veterans Memorial Park in Louisville, KY. 3 Finalists will be awarded $4,000 USD each. Jurors: Susan Rademacher (author & curator); Yung Nguyen (Immigrant); P. Q. Phan (Composer); David Biagi (Dean UK School of Architecture). This is an open competition and anyone with an idea is welcome to submit an entry--artists, sculptors, architects, landscape architects, students, professionals, etc. May submit as individuals, teams or firms. Entry fee: Students $35.00 USD; All others $75.00 USD. Deadline: August 28, 2016. Visit website for full description & registration.
Aug29
Energy & Stillness National Abstract Exhibit (Posted: 5/16/16) -- The Santa Cruz Art League seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, October 22 - November 13, 2016 in Santa Cruz, CA. $1,000 in awards. Juror: John Maxon. Open to all mediums. Open Nationwide, USA. If larger than 5' x 5', please contact us for more guidance before applying online. Deadline: August 29, 2016 (11:59pm). $40 Non-member/$35 SCAL Members for one entry, each additional entries is $10. May submit up to 5 entries. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Keelin Sabel at keelin@scal.org or (831) 426-5787.
Sep1
20th Annual ArtWorks of Eau Gallie Fine Arts Festival (Posted: 6/1/16) -- ArtWorks of Eau Gallie in Melbourne, FL invites artists to display their original fine art or fine craft on November 19 & 20, 2016, the weekend before Thanksgiving. This outdoor festival is a working artists show. Artists display finished works for sale and also create art work in their booths. Demonstrators' Awards are included in the award monies. Artists must be present both days to present and discuss their work. $25,000 in Awards including the $3500 for the "Link Johnsten Best of Show Award." There are also sponsor purchase awards. Fee: $185 includes a non-refundable application fee of $25 and a booth fee of $160. Booth space is 12' x 12'. Deadline: September 1, 2016. Visit website for details. Questions? Contact ArtWorks at artworksfestival@gmail.com or call 321-242-1456 (voice message system).
Sep3
"It's Pastel!" 8th Annual National Juried Show of the Pastel Society of New Hampshire (Posted: 5/23/16) -- The Pastel Society of New Hampshire announces a call to artists for a juried exhibition, October 22nd - November 26th at Discover Portsmouth Center, Portsmouth, NH. Over $5,000 in awards. Jurors: Christine Swann & Lyn Asselta. Open to all artists in the United States. Artists may enter up to 3 digital images. Work must be original soft pastels only (No less than 80%). No oil pastels. No classroom or workshop work allowed. Paintings must have been completed after January 1, 2014. All paintings must be for sale. Deadline: September 3, 2016. Up to 3 digital images may be submitted, PSNH Members - $35, Non-Members - $45. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Keith Damanche at kdemanche@aol.com
Sep6
Bring Us Your Dead (Posted: 6/13/16) -- Las Laguna Gallery in Laguna Beach, CA is looking for works inspired by the Day of the Dead for an exhibition, October 6-29, 2016. All artists, professional and amateur, and multiple art mediums will be considered in this call for art. $35 for 1st image, $5 each additional. Deadline: September 6, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact laslagunagallery@gmail.com or call 949-667-1803.
Sep11
Sacred & Profane (Posted: 5/5/16) -- Arc Gallery in San Francisco, California announces a call to artists for a national juried art exhibition, Nov 12 - Dec 10, 2016. $250 Juror's Award to 3 artists for work with most imaginative interpretation. Juror: Kim Larson, Modern Eden Gallery. Open to artists residing in the United States. $35 entry fee. Deadline: September 11, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Stephen Wagner at arcgallerysf@gmail.com
Sep15
CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography (Posted: 4/5/16) -- The CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography is given to a North American photographer pursuing work of creative or social importance. While there are other sources for grants and fellowships in photography, the chance to have the editorial, design, production, and marketing support to realize a body of work in print is rare: The prize's focus is on creating an opportunity for photographers who are engaged in the creation of a continued, active, and vital body of work to publish a first book. Winners receive a grant of $3,000, publication of a book of photography, and inclusion in a website devoted to presenting the work of the prizewinners. The winner also receives a solo exhibit; the photographs are then placed in the Archive of Documentary Arts in Duke University's Rubenstein Library, Durham, NC. Prize Judge: Peter Barberie, the Brodsky Curator of Photographs, Alfred Stieglitz Center, at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. $70 entry fee. Deadline: September 15, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Caitlin Johnson at caitlin.johnson@duke.edu or call 919-660-3685.
Sep15
Kerrville Outdoor Painters Event (Posted: 5/26/16) -- The Kerr Arts & Cultural Center announces a call to artists for the Kerrville Outdoor Painters Event, October 5-8, 2016 at selected sites in the Texas Hill Country. Cash and Merchandise awards. Juror: Bob Rohm. This event is open to any artist who paints in any medium using the Plein Air technique. Participating artists must paint on location using surfaces stamped during the event. Entry Fee: Early ($85); Regular ($125). Deadline: September 15, 2016. Download prospectus (PDF format), or send a SASE to: Kerr Arts and Cultural Center, 228 Earl Garrett St., Kerrville, TX 78028. Questions? Contact Debbie Minns at dm@kacckerrville.com or call 830-895-2911. (Image: Best of Show, 2015 "Travelall" by Susie Baker)
Sep17
83rd Annual International Exhibition of Fine Art in Miniature (Posted: 6/25/16) -- The Miniature Painters, Sculptors & Gravers Society of Washington, DC announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition at the Mansion at Strathmore in North Bethesda, MD, November 20 - December 31, 2016. Juror: Judy Lalingo, Professional Artist. $7,000 in awards. Miniature artwork only. $25-$45 entry fee. Deadline: September 17, 2016. See prospectus for more information, or send a SASE to: Nancy Still, MPSGS Secretary, 8220 Brucar Court, Gaithersburg, MD 20877-1101. Questions? Contact Nancy Still at nancy@miniartsupply.biz or 301-977-2190.
Sep23
Texas Mushroom Festival Poster Contest (Posted: 4/13/16) -- The Texas Mushroom Festival seeks entries for its Poster Contest. First Place $100. Original artwork created by entering artist, 18" x 24" vertical or horizontal. See guidelines & rules online, or send a SASE to: Texas Mushroom Festival, 113 W. Trinity, Madisonville, Tx 77864. It is a Mushroom Festival Contest - please be creative, we want to show your art. $10 entry fee. Deadline: September 23, 2016. Questions? Please contact Don Austin at Postercontest@texasmushroomfestival.com or call 979 229-3980.
Sep27
Celebrate, Contemplate: national juried group exhibition (Posted: 6/6/16) -- Flow Art Space in St Paul announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, November 30 - December 17, 2016. The holidays conjure differing reactions. For some, it's a time for gathering and celebrating with friends or family. Others find it a challenging time and prefer quiet contemplation or even hibernation. Share your take on the season. 2D and 3D art in all mediums will be considered. Artists must ship work from within the United States and work must be returned to a United States address. Artists must be 18+ years of age to apply. Work that requires freight delivery will not be considered. Download prospectus (PDF format) for more information. $40 for 4 images, $5 each addl image. Deadline: September 27, 2016. Questions? Call 612-564-3569.
Sep30
Materials: Hard + Soft International Contemporary Craft Competition and Exhibition (Posted: 6/22/16) -- The Greater Denton Arts Council announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, February 4 - May 6, 2017 in Denton, TX. $1000, $750, $500, and $250 will be awarded. Juror: JoAnn Edwards. Works produced in any of the craft media: clay, fiber, glass, metal, paper, wood, or any combination of craft media, are acceptable. Entries must be the complete work of the submitting artist. Kits or commercially designed works will not be accepted. All work must have been completed within the past two years (2014-2016) and not previously exhibited at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center. Regional, national and international artists are encouraged to enter. $40 entry fee. Deadline: September 30, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Caroline Holley at exhibit@dentonarts.com or call 940-382-2787.
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.
Oct1
Wearable Expressions 2017 (Posted: 4/21/16) -- Entries are now being accepted for Wearable Expressions 2017: an international juried exhibition of wearable art, January 21 - April 16, 2017 at the Palos Verdes Art Center in Palos Verdes, CA. $20,000 in awards: Fiber, Jewelry, Accessories - 1st, 2nd, 3rd and Unique Use of Materials in each, plus 4 individual categories. Jurors: Beatrijs Sterk, Germany, Jo Ann Stabb, USA, Joris Debo, Belgium, Charles Lewton-Brain, Canada, Robert K. Liu, USA, Anneta Valious, France and Russia. Adults 18 years or older, individual or collaborative entries are invited, innovative materials and techniques encouraged. Each entry must be original work and completed within the last two years. Work must remain for the duration of the exhibition. Artists' statement and detailed description of materials and technique required. $40 for up to 3 entries. Deadline: October 1, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Gabrielle at wecurator@gmail.com or 310-991-7144.
Oct2
Endangered Art & Photography Contest 2016 (Posted: 3/25/16) -- This global, juried, online art contest aims to focus attention on the plight of endangered and threatened species/habitats. Cash prizes totaling $2,750 will be awarded in each category, and $500 will be awarded in the Young Artists Contest. A selection of entries will be exhibited in Miami, November 28 - December 1, 2016. Entries should interpret or reflect "Endangered." This may include: A celebration of the beauty of endangered or threatened species/habitats; or an illustration of the threats facing endangered species/habitats. Species do not have to be formally listed as endangered as long as an element of threat exists. Categories for entries: Fine Art (including Sculpture), Photography, and Wearable Art (including Jewelry). $25 per entry as a donation to the Center for Great Apes, or $5 for each Young Artists entry. Deadline: October 2, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact lindsey@art4apes.com
Oct5
The Second Catskill Digital Art Competition (Posted: 6/23/16) -- Atelier Progressif in Catskill, NY seeks entries for a digital art competition. Awards: Solo exhibition. Juror: Yechiam Gal. Open to all artists age 18 and over working with digital media. What we want: Audio, multi-media, and new media pieces. All submissions should employ digital media tools in some way. $45 entry fee. Deadline: October 5, 2016. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: Atelier Progressif Creative Space, 75 Bridge Street, Catskill, NY 12414. Questions? Contact Yechiam Gal at info@atelierprogressif.com or call 518.768.7787.
Oct12
Texas Mushroom Festival Fine Art Contest and Show (Posted: 4/13/16) -- The Texas Mushroom Festival seeks entries for its Annual Art Contest and Show, October 22, 2016 at the Truman Kimbro Convention Center in Madisonville, Texas. 1st Place $500, 2nd Place $150, 3rd Place $50. Open to all medias of artwork: Watercolor, Oil, Acrylic, pen and ink, pastel or pencil. Must be 18 years or older and creator of the original artwork entered. Entries must be child friendly, no nudity or violence. $20 entry fee. Deadline: October 12, 2016. Visit website for an application, or send a SASE to: Texas Mushroom Festival, 113 W. Trinity, Madisonville, Tx 77864. Questions? Contact Don Austin at artcontest@texasmushroomfestival.com or call 979 229-3980.
Oct25
Exhibit at UGallery.com (Posted: 4/25/16) -- UGallery offers emerging and established artists professional gallery representation online. We work with a select group of artists from across the country. Our expert panel carefully curates the collection, and we attract a broad range of experienced collectors, designers and decorators, and first time buyers, alike. Since opening our virtual doors in 2006, we've sold to clients in 50 countries around the world. It is free to display your art, and we work solely on commission. There is a one-time $5 application fee. You keep possession of your work until it sells. UGallery then pays for and arranges the packaging and shipping of your work. Visit our website to learn more. Our curators are currently seeking submissions from painters, photographers, printmakers, and sculptors. Deadline: Ongoing. Questions? Contact Gallery Manager, Camilla Houston or call toll-free (888) 402-1722.
Oct31
Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale 2017 "International Competition" (Posted: 6/1/16) -- Artists around the world are invited to take part in this juried ceramics exhibition, held April 22 to October 9, 2017 at the Ichoen-si/ Icheon World Ceramic Center in Ichoen-si, Gyeonggi-do, Rep. of Korea. Total of Cash Prizes is KRW116,000,000 (~101,500.00 USD). Artworks that use clay/ceramics as the main material or subject matter are eligible to be submitted. No entry fee. Deadline: October 31, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Shin Kim at GICB2017@gmail.com or call +82 31 645 0663.
Oct31
Fomenar Prize 2016 (Posted: 6/5/16) -- The Asociación Cultural Fomenar announces a call to all emerging artists worldwide in the categories of painting and photography & digital art. Prizes of more than 12,000 €, 1st Prize 3,000 €. The Jury selects 30 finalists from the online exhibit. Finalists exhibit in Italy, and first prize winners exhibit in Vienna. Prestigious catalogue of the selected artwork. 50 € for one work and 40 € for each additional work. Deadline: October 31, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Rainer Mauerer at fomenar@fomenar.eu
Nov30
Beyond Printmaking 5 (Posted: 6/24/16) -- TTU Printmaking and Landmark Arts Gallery seek entries for a national juried art exhibition, March 25 - April 23, 2017 in Lubbock, TX. $2500 in cash prizes to be awarded. Juror: Patricia Villalobos Echeverría, Western Michigan University. Open to all media that pushes the concept of printmaking, technologically or conceptually. Media can include video, installation and performance. Work must be original and completed within the last 2 years. Open to professional artists living in the U.S., 18+. $40-50 for 3-5 entries. Exhibit is in conjunction with BP5 Symposium spring 2017 entries. Deadline: November 30, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Stacy Elko at s.elko@ttu.edu or call 806-834-5841.
Dec31
Sketchbook West Challenge (Posted: 6/15/16) -- Las Laguna Gallery in Laguna Beach, CA announces a call to artists for an exhibition, April 6-29, 2017. All artists, all ages - Artists purchase and complete a Sketchbook that is returned to the gallery. In April, we hold an exhibition where ALL submitted Sketchbooks are available for guests to view. $25 for USA, $35 for International. Deadline: December 31, 2016. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: 577 S. Coast Highway A-1, Laguna Beach, CA 92651. Questions? Contact Lori McBride at laslagunagallery@gmail.com or call 949-667-1803.
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