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Mar26
City of Fairfax 29th Annual Holiday Craft Show (Posted: 2/18/15) -- The City of Fairfax Parks & Recreation Department seeks artists for the 28th annual Holiday Craft Show, November 21 & 22, 2015 at Fairfax High School (Fairfax, VA). What started out in 1987 as a very small show has grown to become a premium arts and crafts festival. Artisans from all over the United States, including many local artists, participate in this annual show. $15 application fee. Deadline: March 26, 2015. Visit website for details. Questions? Please contact Mitzi Taylor at mitzi.taylor@fairfaxva.gov or call 703.385.1710.
Mar27
85th Annual Juried Open Exhibition (Posted: 1/19/15) -- The National Art League in Douglaston, NY announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, May 4-30, 2015. $2,000 in cash prizes - First prize $500. Juror: Joe Gyurcsak. 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. Artwork cannot exceed 48 inches in any dimension including frame, sculpture must not exceed 30 inches in any dimension. Limited to two entries. Non member $35 for 1 entry, $45 for 2 entries. Deadline: March 27, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Marie Marsina at nationalartleague@gmail.com or call 718-225-4985.
Mar27
5th Annual "CityScapes" Online Art Competition (Posted: 3/2/15) -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery seeks entries for an online art competition, April 1-30. Extensive worldwide publicity and promotion to the winning artists. Guest Judge: Carolyn Edlund. All 2D and 3D artists, including photography, amateur or professional, ages 18+. No geographic restrictions. $12.00 for 1 to 2 entries & $20.00 for 3 to 5 entries. Deadline: March 27, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact John R. Math at info@lightspacetime.com or call 888-490-3530.
Mar30
NOAPS Spring 2015 On-Line International Exhibit (Posted: 1/3/15) -- The National Oil & Acrylic Painters' Society (NOAPS) announces a call to artists for an online juried art exhibition. Cash $2400 plus 20 non monetary recognitions and Top 150 accepted artwork will be recognized in www.NOAPS.org with a link to artist's website. Juror: Tim Tyler. Open to all living artists 18 years or older from around the world. The two dimensional art must have been created in oil or acrylic medium within the last 3 years and not previously accepted in a NOAPS exhibit. No size limitations. Art does not need to be for sale. $30 for 1st entry and $10 for each additional entry. Deadline: March 30, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact executive@NOAPS.org
Mar31
Deep Freeze (Posted: 12/12/14) -- Flow Art Space in St Paul, MN announces a call to artists for a national art exhibition, January 8-29, 2016. $100 Curator's Choice Award. Embrace the inevitability of winter. Here's your chance to express your winter wonder or to vent some frustration through your creation. This group exhibition is scheduled for January 2016 so you will have plenty of opportunity to be inspired while this winter is in full force. Art in any medium will be considered, including drawing, photography, printmaking, encaustics, mixed media, painting, sculpture, installation, polymer clay, collage, ceramics, glass, wood, book art, fiber, video (will be presented on an iPad), etc. $40 for 4 images, $5 each addl image. Deadline: March 31, 2015. Download prospectus (PDF format). Questions? Please contact Melissa Metzler at art@flowartspace.com or call 612-564-3569.
Mar31
Recycle (Posted: 1/8/15) -- The Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition is excited to announce a national juried art show, Recycle, and its prestigious juror - Elissa Goldstone, Director of Exhibitions at the Socrates Sculpture Park. $2800 in cash prizes, including $1000 Best in Show. The exhibit runs May 9 - June 14, 2015. BWAC is seeking original artwork from artists working in repurposed materials. Entries must incorporate at least 50 percent of repurposed, recycled, or reused materials. Open to all residents of the U.S. and its Territories 18 years of age or older. Work in all sizes, subjects, and media, except film. $35 for up to 3 images; $5 per each additional image. Deadline: March 31, 2015. Download prospectus (PDF format). Questions? Please contact bwacinfo@aol.com
Mar31
Baang + Burne New Works Grant and Gallery Representation (Posted: 1/23/15)
Baang + Burne in New York, NY announces a call to all artists age 18+. Selected artists receive a spot on our gallery roster - representation and/or a $2,500 cash award that recognizes the strongest new works proposal in contemporary art. Work can either be in progress or brand new, just waiting to be hatched. $40 entry fee. Deadline: March 31, 2015. Apply online. Questions? Contact Charlie Grosso at contact@baangandburne.com
Mar31
Direct Art Magazine, Volume 22 (Posted: 2/2/15) -- SlowArt Productions seeks artists for the Direct Art Magazine, Volume 22, Fall 2015 edition. Awards: Covers, feature articles, full page displays. Open to all artists working in any media. $35 entry fee. Deadline: March 31, 2015. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: SlowArt Productions, 123 Warren St, Hudson, NY, 12534. Questions? Please contact Tim Slowinski at slowart@aol.com or call 518-828-2343.
Mar31
2015 Williams Prize in Drawing for Emerging Artists (Posted: 2/6/15) -- The Artist for Artists Project announces a call to artists for a juried art competition and exhibition-in-print. First Prize, $1000 and 10 Juror's Choice Awards, $200 each, and drawings selected from pool of finalists to be in 2015 Winners' Catalog. Juror: Sherry Camhy (www.sherrycamhy.com). Drawing media include, but are not limited to, chalk, charcoal, Conté, graphite, marker, metal-point, pastel, pen & ink, and pencil. No digitally created or enhanced art. Drawings should be no larger than 42"x60." There is no theme, but all art must be original and completed independently within the past 2 years. Entrants must by 18 years of age or older, and currently residing in the United States. We are specifically looking for artists that do not have gallery representation. $35 non-refundable for portfolios of 1-10 images. Deadline: March 31, 2015. Visit website for guidelines. Questions? Please contact Laura Vasselle at info@artistforartistsproject.org or call 860-844-8330.
Mar31
Artsfest '15 Fine Arts Festival (Posted: 2/10/15) -- Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center in Dowell, MD announces a call to artists for the Artsfest '15 Fine Arts Festival, September 19 & 20, 2015. Approx $2000 in awards. Deadline: March 31, 2015. $25 application fee. Download application (PDF format). Questions? Contact Melissa Langley at exhibits@annmariegarden.org or call 410-326-4640.
Mar31
Once Upon a Time: Fairy Tales, Fables and Myths (Posted: 2/26/15) -- The Studio Door in San Diego, CA announces a call to artists for an exhibition of visual art, June 2-28, 2015. The Studio Door is seeking artwork that represents a wide range of cultural stories both familiar and unfamiliar from around the globe. Shed light on the characters, stories and cultures that keep revealing meaning to us generation after generation. Juror: Christine Knoke, Director of Exhibitions and Chief Curator, Mingei International Museum: Balboa Park, San Diego. $45 for up to 3 works. Deadline: March 31, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Patric Stillman at forallweknow@thestudiodoor.com or call 619-994-2263.
Mar31
Art Olympia (Posted: 12/11/14) -- Art Olympia is a new international open art competition. The main goals are to discover talented artists and to support them so that their global art careers may flourish. Art Olympia will give away a total of $500,000 in cash awards and prizes to 240 select artists from all over the world. Selected works will be displayed June 13-28, 2015 in Toshima City, Tokyo Japan. Judges details. Regardless of nationality, you must be a resident of North or South America and 18 years of age or older. All participants are entitled to enter in the General Category. Entrants who are enrolled in a university (grad school) or technical school or similar may simultaneously enter the Student Category. See prospectus for complete rules. General submission: $60 for 1 image, $100 for 2 images, $140 for 3 images; Student: $40 for 1 image, $70 for 2 images, $100 for 3 images. Deadline: March 31, 2015. Questions? Contact at info@artolympia.jp
Apr1
30th Annual Watercolor Wyoming National Exhibition (Posted: 1/27/15) -- The Wyoming Watercolor Society announces a call to artists for a national juried art exhibition, June 1-30, 2015 at the Sagebrush Community Art Center in Sheridan, Wyoming. $1600 plus in awards (Best of Show, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, Best Wyoming Artists, People's Choice and (2) Honorable Mentions. Juror: Stephen Quiller. Open to all artists 18 years of age and older working in water soluble media on paper, or YUPO, and unvarnished. $10 for members, $18 for non-members. Deadline: April 1, 2015. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: Wyoming Watercolor Society, c/o Karen Myers, 1261 S. Sheridan Ave., Sheridan, WY 82801. Questions? Please contact Karen Myers at karenmyers22@gmail.com or call 307-751-6411.
Apr1
The 4th International Photography Annual Call for Lens-based Work (Posted: 2/4/15) -- Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center seeks entries for its International Photography Annual. $2000 in total prizes awarded, $1200 first prize. The publication, anticipated spring 2016, is open to any artist submitting original works of art created within the timeframe of 2012 - 2015. Professionals and students in all disciplines are encouraged to submit. Note that artists who previously exhibited at Manifest or had work included in our publication projects are eligible to submit. $36 for up to 3 entries, $10 for each additional entry. Deadline: April 1, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Jason Franz at jason@manifestgallery.org or 513-861-3638.
Apr1
Still Point VII (Posted: 2/18/15) -- Still Point Art Gallery announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition, May 1 to July 31, 2015. Juried by the editorial staff of Still Point Arts Quarterly. See website for awards. Open to artists around the world 18 years of age or older who submit artwork in any medium except video and wearable art. Submissions must be the creation of the artist. $25 for up to 3 images; $5 for each additional image up to 8. Deadline: April 1, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Christine Cote at info@stillpointartgallery.com or 207-837-5760.
Apr1
49th Annual Lewiston Art Festival (Posted: 2/22/15) -- Lewiston Council on the Arts announces a call to artists for a juried art and fine craft competition and show on Aug 8 & 9, 2015 in the historic Village of Lewiston, NY. 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. $5000 in awards. Categories include paintings, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, fiber, glass, wood, mixed media and photography. Artist demonstrations and artists working with recycled materials are encouraged and highlighted in the event program. $15 jury fee + $175 Booth. Deadline: April 1, 2015. Download prospectus (PDF format), or send a SASE to: PO Box 1, Lewiston, NY 14092. Questions? Please contact Irene Rykaszewski at Director@ArtCouncil.org or call 716-754-0166.
Apr1
Heroes & Villains: exploring archetypes through art (Posted: 2/10/15) -- Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center in Dowell (Solomons), MD announces a call to artists for Heroes & Villains: exploring archetypes through art, June 19 - August 23, 2015. This exhibit invites artists age 18 and older working in the U.S. to submit works that celebrate the heroes and villains that populate history, literature, popular culture, folklore, mythology, psychology, and other realms of human experience and expression. Whether you look to history books or comic books, or your own fantastical imagination, this exhibit welcomes artists that explore the complexities and nuances of heroes and villains. All media welcome; small to large scale; indoors and outdoors; new media encouraged. Cash awards to be presented. $25 entry fee. Deadline: April 1, 2015. Download application (PDF format). Questions? Contact Melissa Langley at exhibits@annmariegarden.org or call 410-326-4640.
Apr2
Art Of OUR CENTURY - Call for Entries (Posted: 1/20/15) -- The Woodbury Art Museum in Orem, UT seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, May 12 - July 3, 2015. Cash prizes for top winners, and $500 Best in Show. Juror: Whitney Tassie. Open to artists living in the western region. All media. Works must have been created within the last year. $10/entry, limit 2 entries per person. Deadline: April 2, 2015. Download prospectus (PDF format). Questions? Please contact the Woodbury Art Museum at uvmuseum@uvu.edu or call 801.863.4200.
Apr3
ART at the OPOMAC (Posted: 10/20/14) -- The Old Post Office Museum & Art Center (OPOMAC) in Graham, TX announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, May 2 - June 8, 2015. Expected $6000 in cash awards. Juror: Tony Eubanks. Must be 21 years of age or older to enter. Artwork must not have been shown previously at the OPOMAC. Original 2 & 3-dimensional art only in oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastel, mixed media, or sculpture. $25 per entry. Deadline: April 3, 2015. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: OPOMAC, 510 3rd St., Graham, TX 76450. Questions? Contact Marlene Edwards at OPOMAC@sbcglobal.net
Apr5
Pikes Peak Art & Music Festival (Posted: 12/11/14) -- The Pikes Peak Arts Council seeks artists for the Pikes Peak Art & Music Festival, July 3-5, 2015 at the America the Beautiful Park in Colorado Springs, CO. Awards: First, Second and Third Place. 5 jurors (working artists and arts administrators). Jurors will be looking for work that is well conceived and executed, and which exhibits imagination and originality. All works displayed at the festival must be the artist's own, original handcrafted work. Deadline: April 5, 2015. Apply via Zapplication. $30 Application Fee. Questions? Contact Nora Hardin at director@pikespeakartscouncil.org or 719-475-2465.
Apr5
85th Annual Landscape Exhibit - A National Art Exhibit (Posted: 2/18/15) -- The Santa Cruz Art League seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, June 5 - July 5, 2015 in Santa Cruz, California. $2,000 in awards. Juror: René de Guzman. Open to California residents, paintings of California landscapes. Oil, Watercolor, Acrylic, Pastel and Mixed Media will be accepted. This is a painting show for traditional media. The SCAL reserves the right to decline or remove any work that does not conform to the agreement. $50/$40 SCAL members. Deadline: April 5, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Keelin Sabel at keelin@scal.org or (831) 426-5787.
Apr6
Culture Collective (Posted: 1/27/15) -- Linus Galleries seeks entries for an upcoming online exhibition. Cultures can be anything from a collective of humans, or animals, or bacteria that thrive through various associations such as nature, religion, government, internet and business. We live with each other in communes that rely on one another daily, and we are affected by our cultures whether they are defined by the parameters of what each entity is willing to do to maintain or oppose their particular culture. Share with us your depictions of what you feel represents culture, in any sense or form that it may take. Open to all professional and amateur artists. All art mediums considered. $35 for 3 entries, $5 for additional entries. Deadline: April 6, 2015. Visit website for details. Questions? Please contact Linus Galleries at info@linusgallery.com or call 310-491-0269.
Apr6
radius250 2015 Juried Exhibition (Posted: 2/20/15) -- artspace in Richmond, VA announces a call to artists for the radius250 2015 Juried Exhibition, May 22 - July 19, 2015. Awards: Up to $1000 and a solo exhibition in our Helena Davis Gallery. Juror: Amy Moorefield. Open to artists who create within 250 miles of Richmond, VA, working in any medium. Work must have been completed in the past 3 years. $25/3 entries; Additional entries at $5 each for up to five (5) total entries. Deadline: April 6, 2015. Download prospectus (PDF format), or send a SASE to: artspace, Zero East 4th Street, Richmond, VA 23224. Questions? Please contact the Radius250 Committee at radius250@gmail.com or call 804-232-6464.
Apr6
"Boom" Exhibit (Posted: 3/3/15) -- The City of Norwalk Parking Authority's Maritime Garage Gallery is inviting submissions from artists, 18 and over for a public art exhibit, entitled "Boom" to be held April 29 - July 31, 2015 in Norwalk, CT. Art will represent prosperity and the overindulgences that have become the norm. Clever uses of medium and interpretations on subject are welcome. Up to 5 pieces are allowed. Most mediums accepted with the exception of pedestal sculpture. A non-refundable submission fee of $35 payable online. Deadline: April 6, 2015. Visit website for submissions and requirements. Questions? Please contact Sooo-Z Mastropietro at maritimegallery@norwalkpark.org or call 203-831-9063.
Apr7
Berkshire Crafts Fair (Posted: 2/17/15) -- Artisans are invited to apply for the 41st Annual Berkshire Crafts Fair, held August 14-16, 2015 in Great Barrington, MA. The all-indoor juried fair attracts visitors from New York, Boston and the Northeast and features a wide range of contemporary and traditional crafts: jewelry, furniture, ceramics, textiles, glassware, woodwork, and more. $30 application fee. Deadline: April 7, 2015. Apply through ZAPP. Questions? Contact Paul Gibbons at paulgib@mapinternet.com or call 413-528-3346. (image: wood bowl by Michael Mode)
Apr9
Manifest Artist Residency (MAR) 2015-2016 (Posted: 1/7/15) -- The Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center in Cincinnati, OH seeks artists for a Year long residency beginning July 1, 2015. Awards: A free studio for a year, a solo show, plus other support benefits. The program is open for application by any serious emerging or established artist, including recent graduates from college art programs. It will benefit Manifest's community by providing exposure to the often unseen working space and practices of artists, serving to eliminate some boundaries to contemporary art-making which currently may divide the everyday public from the fine visual arts. Please see full prospectus for benefits, expectations, and goals of the program. $50 application fee. Deadline: April 9, 2015. Questions? Please contact Jason Franz, Executive Director at jason@manifestgallery.org or call 513-861-3638.
Apr11
A Step Into Spring - Open Theme Call for Art (Posted: 3/25/15)
Las Laguna Gallery in Laguna Beach, CA seeks entries for an upcoming art exhibition, May 7-30, 2015. This is an open themed exhibition for all artists; local, national and international. All art mediums will be considered. $30 for 1st image, $5 for each additional image. Deadline: April 11, 2015. 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 call 949-667-1803.
Apr12
South Bend Museum of Art: Sightlines, 2015-2017 (Posted: 2/13/15) -- The South Bend Museum of Art (SBMA) is seeking large-scale 2D and 3D artwork for long-term display in Sightlines, a collaborative project between the SBMA and the Century Center. The two year exhibition (June 20, 2015 - May 14, 2017) will highlight 4 new artists alongside 2 current artists. Indoor and outdoor sites for the work are available and will be considered for accepted work. Artist submission review and selection will be done by representatives from the SBMA and the Century Center. $1000 stipend for each selected artist. A modest printed piece will also be produced. No entry fee. Deadline: April 12, 2015. Visit website for full details and to apply securely online. Questions? Please contact Mark Rospenda at rospendam@southbendart.org
Apr12
South Bend Museum of Art: Biennial 28 (Posted: 2/13/15)
The South Bend Museum of Art's all media Biennial 28 will present a diverse look into contemporary artwork in the Midwest and is open to all artists residing in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin. The number of exhibiting artists is deliberately limited to allow for the showing of a greater body of work by each artist. This year's exhibition will be juried by Staci Boris, Chief Curator at Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, IL. $1,500.00 in prizes will be awarded by the juror and $1,500.00 in purchase awards will be awarded by the South Bend Museum of Art's Collections Committee. A color brochure detailing exhibiting artists will also be produced. $30 entry fee. Deadline: April 12, 2015. Visit website for full details and to apply securely online. Questions? Contact Mark Rospenda at rospendam@southbendart.org
Apr12
In the Zone: Black & White Photography Exhibition (Posted: 3/19/15) -- 1650 Gallery in Los Angeles, California invites all photographers worldwide to enter its next photography exhibition, April 25 - May 20. Best of Show, 2nd Place and 3rd Place will be awarded and posted online after the show opening. Approximately fifty works will be chosen from submitted photographs to be included in the exhibition. $30 for five images. Deadline: April 12, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Tricia Noble at 1650gallery@gmail.com
Apr13
Monmouth Museum New Jersey Emerging Artists Series 2015 - 2016 (Posted: 2/23/15) -- The Monmouth Museum in Lincroft, NJ announces a call to artists. This exhibition opportunity is open to any artist who is a full-time resident of New Jersey, who is 18 years of age or older, and has not previously held a one-person exhibition in this State. This includes solo exhibitions in any public venue where work was exhibited for a period over three weeks, publicized in the media, and accompanied by an opening reception. Deadline: April 13, 2015. $15 (per portfolio of 10 artworks). Visit website for prospectus.
Apr13
11th Annual Magnitude Seven International Call for Small Works (Posted: 2/23/15) -- Manifest Gallery in Cincinnati, OH announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, May 29 - June 26, 2015. Exhibiting artists will also be featured in the 'season annual' publication. Art submitted should be no larger than seven inches in any dimension (any proportion). Standard presentation devices like mats and frames that are not considered part of the work of art are not limited by the 7" criteria. Open to any and all traditional and non-traditional genre and media, including painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, photography, mixed media, video, etc. Open to all artists. Students and professionals are equally encouraged to enter. $36 for up to 3 entries, $10 for each additional entry. Deadline: April 13, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Jason Franz, Executive Director at jason@manifestgallery.org or call 513-861-3638.
Apr13
"Dreams" Art Call For A Group Exhibition (Posted: 3/3/15)
Art-Competition.net announces a call to artists for "Dreams" an online exhibit. Dreams are a window to an alternative reality. The memory of a dream can be fleeting or can haunt us for a lifetime. Without the artist we would only see and feel our own dreams; however, the artist can bring dreams to a visual reality. Ten artists will be selected for the group exhibit "Dreams" consisting of 1 to 4 works of art selected from each artist. The entries are to be two-dimensional artwork created in any of the following mediums: paint, drawing, digitally manipulated images, collage, etc.. Deadline: April 13, 2015. $20 for the initial entry, $10 for each additional image. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Chris at support@art-competition.net or call 845 765-2932.
Apr13
The 54th Annual Greater Michigan Art Exhibition (Posted: 3/4/15) -- The Midland Center for the Arts in Midland, MI announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, July 18 - September 13, 2015. More than $3000 in awards plus solo exhibit. Juror: Thomas S. Madden. 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 three 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: April 13, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Armin Mersmann at mersmann@mcfta.org or call 989-631-5930 x 1404.
Apr13
50 Shades of Grey...art that pushes boundaries and expands our perception of love & sex in the 21st century (Posted: 3/19/15) -- ArtSceneToday announces a call to artists for a juried online art exhibition, May 4 - July 31, 2015. 1st Place winner gets an ArtSceneToday website. All entries are exhibited on the homepage slideshow throughout the duration of the competition. Juror: Linda Trooeller, published photographer. We're looking for your best and most daring work, unique and innovative explorations of the theme. Must be 18+ yrs old. Deadline: April 13, 2015. $15 for 1 entry, $5 each additional entry. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact info@artscenetoday.com
Apr15
Call for Artists to the 59th annual Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival (Posted: 1/21/15) -- Artists are invited to apply to the 59th annual Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival, held September 19 and 20, 2015 at Old Mill Park in Mill Valley, CA. 5 artists will recive $500 and auto accept to next year show. You must be present at your booth for the full two days of the Festival. All exhibited work must be original and produced solely by the applicant. All the work you intend to exhibit must be represented by your slides. (You may apply separately in more than one category, but you must exhibit only in those categories for which you have been juried/accepted.) See Prospectus for complete guidelines. $35 application fee. Deadline: April 15, 2015. Questions? Please contact Erma Murphy at mvfafartists@gmail.com or call 415-381-8090.
Apr15
Photography - Call for Entry (Posted: 3/18/15) -- Colors of Humanity Art Gallery seeks entries for an online photography exhibition, May 1-31, 2015. Cash prizes will be given. Additionally, the "Best of Show" winner will be featured and displayed with an article about them and their work. Other winners will be featured and have similar recognition. Theme- "Photography" -the art, process, or job of taking pictures with a camera. We want to see your best photos taken with any type of camera. We will be donating 10% of all entry fees from this show to New Eyes for the Needy. All artists 18 and over may enter. Deadline: April 15, 2015. $20 for 1 or 2 works. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact colorsofhumanity@gmail.com
Apr15
Call to Artists for public outdoor art exhibit (Posted: 3/19/15) -- Tri-Lakes Views announces a call for entries for its annual outdoor public art exhibit entitled ARTSites, held June 2015 to June 2016 in Northern El Paso County, Colorado. $300 stipend per piece accepted. Sculpture will be displayed on a pedestal and must withstand outdoor exposure for a year. No entry fee. Deadline: April 15, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Betty Konarski at bkonarski@earthlink.net or call 719-481-2769.
Apr17
4th Annual International Exhibition of Scratchboard Art (Posted: 3/7/15) -- The International Society of Scratchboard Artists announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, June 27 - July 26, 2015 at the Delaplaine Visual Arts Center in Frederick, MD. At least $3000 in prizes will be presented; Three cash awards shall be awarded in the Open Category and two cash awards in the Master Category. This contest is open to scratchboard artwork only, but may include any subject matter or style. The exhibition is open to all scratchboard artists. Artists under the age of 18 must have parental consent to enter. All artwork must be original work executed by the submitting artist, and works based on photographs must have the photographer's written permission before entering that work. Works completed in workshops or from a kit are not eligible. Submitted works must have been completed in the past 3 years. All works must be available for sale (U.S. Dollars) and be presented in a professional looking manner. See prospectus for details. $40-55 entry fee. Deadline: April 17, 2015. Questions? Please contact Arpitha Parthasarathy at exhibition@scratchboardsociety.com
Apr18
6x6x2015 - International Call for Entries (Posted: 2/20/15) -- Everyone is encouraged to enter a piece! Help us once again to build an incredible exhibition of thousands of artworks made and donated by celebrities, international & local artists, designers, college students, youths, and YOU. Each artwork must be 6x6 square inches (15cm) or mounted to a 6x6 board, signed only on the back, and exhibited anonymously. All entries will be accepted and exhibited in the gallery and online. All artworks will also be offered for sale to the public for $20 each to benefit RoCo. Artist names will be revealed to the buyer upon purchase and all artworks will remain on display through July 12, 2015. Sold Out artists' names will be revealed next to their work online on July 3. Artists may enter up to 4 artworks of any medium (2D or 3D). No fee to enter. Mail or deliver your artwork before April 19 (Postmarked April 18) to: Rochester Contemporary Art Center, 137 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14604 USA. Postmark Deadline: April 18, 2015. Download Prospectus (PDF format)
Apr20
2015 Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors (Posted: 3/4/15) -- The View Arts Center in Old Forge, NY announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, August 8 - October 5, 2015. Over $14,000 in awards and prizes. Juror: Roger DeMuth. All works must be comprised of 90% water media. Collage and prints are not eligible. All entries must be of original design and personal execution created within the past 2 years. Artwork previously shown at View is not eligible. Non-refundable entry fee of $40 for non members/$30 for members of View. Online submissions. Deadline: April 20, 2105. Questions? Contact View C/O Cory Card at Ccard@ViewArts.org or call 315-369-6411 x206.
Apr20
National Open Call for Art (Posted: 3/6/15) -- Artist Portfolio Magazine announces an open call for art. This is an open themed exhibition for all artists residing in the USA. Artist Portfolio Magazine will select 20 artists to be published in their independent art magazine. Deadline: April 20, 2015. $35 for 3 works of art. Visit website for prospectus.
Apr20
Emotion & Energy of Color II (Posted: 3/19/15) -- Art-Competition.net announces an online-juried international fine art competition for all artists/photographers 18 years of age or older working in any 2 dimensional medium. $1,500 in cash and $6,825 in prizes. Winners will receive extensive marketing of their work. 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 as a visual artist/photographer interpret the world, your surroundings, dreams, passion, spirituality and emotions with color. The work can express any aspect from representational to abstract. Deadline: April 20, 2015. 1 image $20, 3 images $35, 7 images $60. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Chris at support@art-competition.net or call 845 765-2932.
Apr23
Call for Entries: MD Art @ College Park (Posted: 2/28/15)
The Maryland Federation of Art in Annapolis, MD seeks entries for a fine art juried exhibition, June 12 - August 1, 2015. Cash awards total $1000. Juror: Yumi Hogan. Any original 2-D or 3-D artwork created by a Maryland resident and/or Maryland Federation of Art member is eligible. See MFA website for details on size and framing. 1 or 2 entries $35 (MFA Members $20), additional entries $5 each, maximum of 6 entries. Deadline: April 23, 2015. Download prospectus (PDF format). Questions? Contact the Gallery Manager at info@mdfedart.org or call 410-268-4566. (Image credit: Edmond Samuel Praybe III, Shadows and Trails, oil)
Apr24
17th Annual Contemporary Art Juried Online International Art Exhibition (Posted: 1/17/15) -- Upstream People Gallery announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition, May 1-31, 2015. Up to $3000 for upcoming shows: Cash Awards, Special Recognitions, Local & Int'l Press Releases. Juror: Laurence Bradshaw, International Juror, Professor of Art, Numerous Exhibitions and Awards. Open to all artists worldwide. Original contemporary artworks in all media. $35 for up to 5 images; $7 each additional. Deadline: April 24, 2015. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: 17th Judeo-Christian, 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.
Apr24
Myths Legends & Folklore (Posted: 2/20/15) -- Linus Galleries seeks entries for an online exhibition. Before modern science, many unexplainable aspects of life were interpreted through cultural superstitions and oral traditions, of which some of these stories, or derivatives of them, still exist today. We want to see art that depicts your interpretation of a myth, or elements of a myth, defined by either their historical or modern contexts. Open to all professional and amateur artists. All art mediums considered. $35 for 3 entries, $5 for additional entries. Deadline: April 24, 2015. Visit website for details. Questions? Contact Linus Galleries at info@linusgallery.com or call 310-491-0269.
Apr26
5th Annual "Landscapes" Online Art Competition (Posted: 3/19/15) -- Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery seeks entries for an online art competition, May 1-31. Extensive worldwide publicity and promotion to the winning artists. Guest Judge: Lori McNee. All 2D and 3D artists, including photography. Worldwide, international call. Amateur or professional artists are welcome to enter. $12.00 for 1 to 2 entries & $20.00 for 3 to 5 entries. Deadline: April 26, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact John R. Math at info@lightspacetime.com or call 888-490-3530.
Apr26
What's Old Is New Again: Alternative Photographic Processes (Posted: 3/21/15) -- Gallery 136½ at PhotoSynthesis in Manchester, CT invites all photographic artists to submit images to be considered for an upcoming exhibition, June 13 - July 11, 2015. We are seeking images made by any alternative/historical photographic process, including, but not limited to, cyanotypes, kallitypes, platinum prints, salted paper prints, gum bichromate prints, collodion processes, and bromoil prints. Please do not submit conventional silver gelatin or chromogenic prints or straight inkjet prints, though photograms, photo encaustics, and digital transfers are acceptable. Forty to fifty photographs will be chosen by the juror to be exhibited. Best in Show: $200, 2nd Place: $100, 3rd Place: $50. Juror: Jill Enfield. Deadline: April 26, 2015. $30 for the first 5 images, $6 for each additional image. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Chris Huestis at gallery@photosynthesisct.com or 860-783-5443.
Apr27
10th Annual Frank Bette Plein Air Paintout (Posted: 2/7/15) -- Frank Bette Center for the Arts, Alameda, CA seeks applications for the Frank Bette Plein Air Paintout July 27-August 1, 2015. Forty selected artists will paint "en plein air" inside Alameda's city limits painting the island's tree lined streets, beaches, stately Victorian homes and shops, marinas, cargo ships in the Estuary, military aircraft carriers, views of San Francisco and the bay. Enjoy foggy moody mornings that burn off to warm, sunny afternoons. All painting mediums accepted. $40 entry fee. Paintings will be juried and for sale on Saturday, August 1. Ed Terpening is the juror. August 7-September 26 remaining paintings will be on exhibit and for sale in the Frank Bette Gallery. View prospectus and apply. Deadline: April 27, 2015. Questions? papo@frankbettecenter.org (image: A.D. Ballantyne, Alameda Victorians, Oil)
Apr27
Photo15 Juried Photography Exhibit (Posted: 3/14/15) -- The Berkeley Arts Council announces a call to artists for a juried photography exhibition, June 1-July 11, 2015 at Berkeley Art Works in Martinsburg, WV. Best In Show $250 sponsored by LA Cameras of Chambersburg, PA; others TBA. Juror: Dean Kessmann, Associate Professor at George Washington University. The exhibit is open to all photographers from within the United States without restriction to technique. Entries must have been created by the artist within the past three years and have not been exhibited in the Berkeley Art Works gallery. $25 for 2 works, 10 each for 2 more up to maximum of 4. Deadline: April 27, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Rip Smith at berkeleyartswv@gmail.com or call 304-620-7277.
Apr28
Open: group exhibition juried by Sylvia White (Posted: 2/11/15) -- Flow Art Space in St Paul announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, June 5-25, 2015. Best of Show $150, Innovation Award $100, Award of Recognition $50. Juror: Sylvia White from the Sylvia White Gallery in Ventura CA. Open to 2D and 3D art in most mediums and all subject matter (sorry, no video). 2D artwork must not exceed 55" H or 45" W. 3D artwork must not exceed 45" in any direction. If your work is large, it must fold or be easy to handle and ship - no freight deliveries. Complex installation may require the artist to be present to install on June 2 or 3, but Sylvia White will not be able to consider it for an award after May 31 when she is at Flow Art Space. Artists must be 18+ years of age to submit their work. Deadline: April 28, 2015. $35 for up to 3 images. Download prospectus (PDF format). Questions? Contact Melissa Metzler at art@flowartspace.com or call 612-564-3569.
Apr30
Metro Montage XV (Posted: 2/26/15) -- The Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art in Marietta, GA announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, July 11 - September 6, 2015. First, Second, and Third Cash Prizes. Juror: Robmat Butler. All media accepted. $35 for Museum Members, $40 for Non-Members. Deadline: April 30, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Jennifer Fox at jfoxmcma@bellsouth.net or call 770-528-1444.
Apr30
Mount Clemens Art Fair (Posted: 3/13/15) -- The Anton Art Center seeks artists for the Mount Clemens Art Fair, June 6 & 7, 2015 in Downtown Mount Clemens, Michigan. 3 Awards Totaling $700. Artists and crafters working in and exhibiting all media are invited including ceramics, painting, photography, jewelry, metalwork, mixed media, fiber and more. $125 10 x 10 space; $200 10 x 10 corner; $15 jury. Deadline: April 30, 2015. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: Mount Clemens Art Fair, 125 Macomb Pl., Mount Clemens, MI 48043. Questions? Please contact Mary Need at information@theartcenter.org or call 586-469-8666.
Apr30
The 26th Cedarhurst Biennial (Posted: 3/19/15) -- The Cedarhurst Center for the Arts in Mount Vernon, Illinois seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, August 16 - October 4, 2015. Best of Show: $1500; First, Second, Third Place: $1000, $500, $250. Jurors: Kathryn Nahorski, Exec. Dir., St. Louis Art Guild; David Brinker, Asst. Dir., SLU Museum of Contemporary Religious Art. All artists over the age of 18; all Illinois cities south of I-80 and the metropolitan areas of St. Louis, MO; Evansville, IN; and Paducah, KY. Submit high resolution digital images of original works of art in painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, photography, pastels, textiles, photography, ceramics, glass, metal, and wood. Submissions must be your original work completed in the last 2 years. Works previously exhibited in any Cedarhurst exhibition are ineligible. Accepted 2-D work must be framed and ready to hang. Maximum size: 5 ft. in any direction and under 200 lbs. $35 entry fee for 3 images. Deadline: April 30, 2015. Download prospectus (PDF format). Questions? Contact Tracy Schilling, Visual Arts Assistant at tracy@cedarhurst.org or 618-242-1236 ext. 221.
Apr30
New American Paintings - 2015 Western Competition (Posted: 3/25/15) -- 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: AZ, CO, ID, KS, MT, ND, NE, NM, NV, OK, SD, TX, UT, WY. All styles and media are welcome, as long as the work is singular and two-dimensional. 40 winners will appear in the Oct/Nov 2015 edition. Juror: Evan Garza, Assistant Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX. $50 entry fee. Deadline: April 30, 2015. Visit website for details. Questions? Contact Alexa Kinne at info@newamericanpaintings.com or 617-778-5265.
May1
Soho Photo Gallery 2015 National Competition (Posted: 3/20/15) -- Soho Photo Gallery of New York City announces its 20th annual National Competition. Located in lower Manhattan, Soho Photo Gallery, New York City's longest-running photography gallery is offering U.S. residents, minimum age 18, (excluding current members of Soho Photo Gallery) the opportunity to have their photo-based works exhibited at the Gallery. There is no limitation as to subject matter or technique. Our juror, Elizabeth Avedon, will select approximately 40 winners for the exhibition in July. Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place plus prizes from ArchivalMethods.com. Entry fees: $40, $65, $85. Deadline: May 1, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Joel Morgovsky at jmorgovsky@gmail.com or call 732-610-5198.
May4
Bon Appétit (Posted: 3/3/15) -- Linus Galleries seeks entries for an online exhibition. There are many layers regarding the topic of food. From its traditional purpose, that it sustains us and delights all of our senses, to the political aspect of food, such as animal cruelty, Genetically Modified Organisms and overabundance. We want to see art that can depict any aspect concerning food and/or food politics! Open to all professional and amateur artists. All art mediums will be considered. $35 for 3 entries, $5 for additional entries. Deadline: May 4, 2015. Visit website for details. Questions? Contact Linus Galleries at info@linusgallery.com or call 310-491-0269.
May6
Fine Arts Craft Fair (Posted: 3/18/15) -- Our Lady of Sorrows Church seeks artists for its Fine Arts Craft Fair, July 18th and 19th in Essex, Ct. Jurors: Joyce Leach and Desiree Richardell. Crafts must be hand made, no manufactured items sites are 12x12, double sites available. $125.00 fee. Deadline: May 6, 2015. Download application (PDF format). Questions? Please contact Joyce Leach at jaleach2@comcast.net or call 860-227-8778.
May6
Cape Fear Studios 2015 Annual National 2D Competition (Posted: 3/24/15) -- Cape Fear Studios in Fayetteville, North Carolina announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, June 26 - July 21, 2015. Best in Show $1,000; 1st Place $350; 2nd Place $250; Two $50 Honorable Mentions. Juror: Dee Beard Dean. The competition seeks art from all over the nation created in all 2D painting and drawing media, hand pulled prints, and collage. Photographs and digitally produced images will not be accepted. $35/2 entries. Deadline: May 6, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Ann Griffin at artgallery@capefearstudios.com or call 910-433-2986.
May8
35th International Exhibition (Posted: 2/26/15) -- The San Diego Watercolor Society seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, October 1-31, 2015 in San Diego, California. Over $16,000 in cash and merchandise awards. Juror: Donna Zagotta. Open to national and international artists. Entries must be original work in water-soluble media on paper, paper-based board, or synthetic paper and must have been painted within the last two years. All work must be at least 80% water-based media including Collage. Members: $30; nonmembers: $40; $5 per additional entry up to three entries per artist. Deadline: May 8, 2015. Download prospectus (PDF format). Questions? Contact Joyce Trinh at ishowinformation@sdws.org or call 619-876-4500.
May8
The Base Line: An Exhibition on Drawing (Posted: 3/13/15) -- The ARC Gallery and Educational Foundation in Chicago, Illinois announces a call to artists for an exhibition exploring and celebrating Drawing, June 24 - July 18, 2015. Juror: Aron Packer of Packer Schopf. Drawing is a medium steeped in tradition and transcendent of those traditions. It is a skill that has moved beyond the pencil and paper yet no matter what, it is still the first and most central element of all two dimensional art works. Traditional drawing mediums will be considered in addition to all subject matters. Two dimensional mixed media works will be considered as long as drawing is one of the main components of the work. No photography, video, or new media. No work with any digital elements. The artist's hand must be present! Open to all artists, nationwide and international. $40 for one to three images. $10 for each additional image. Deadline: May 8, 2015 at Midnight. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Carolyne King at info@arcgallery.org or call 773-252-2232.
May9
28th annual Northern National Art Competition (Posted: 2/12/15) -- Nicolet College and The Northern Arts Council announce a call to artists for a juried art competition, July 18 - September 11, 2015 at the Nicolet College Art Gallery in Rhinelander, WI. More than $8,500.00 in awards, including three $1,000.00 Awards of Excellence. Juror: Robert Kanyusik. Open to artists 18 or older living in the U.S. and working in any medium that is wall-hangable. Work needs to be original and recently completed. There is no theme. We are looking for a varied contemporary American art exhibit. Deadline: May 9, 2015. $30 entry fee. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: PO BOX 518, Rhinelander WI 54501. Questions? Contact Katy Ralph at kralph@nicoletcollege.edu or call 715-365-4556. (image: "Ardent" - soft pastel - Kay Brathol-Hostvet, Madison, WI)
May9
22nd Annual Maritime Art Exhibition (Posted: 3/19/15) -- Coos Art Museum in Coos Bay, Oregon seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, July 11 - September 26, 2015. Best of Show $750, Directors $250, People's Choice $250, Port Award $250. Jurors: Carolyn Hesse-Low, Ivan Kelly, Paul Mullally, Frank Gaffney. Open to all artists producing original maritime themed art works in painting and sculpture, including members of American Society of Marine artists and International Society of Marine Painters. If you are submitting a work that is part of a series, the submitted piece must be unique and distinguishable from any of your other works of art. Works that have previously been exhibited at Coos Art Museum are not eligible. Submissions are to be 'recent works', ones that have been created within the past five (5) years (created in 2010 or newer). See prospectus for complete guidelines, or send a SASE to: Coos Art Museum, 235 Anderson, Coos Bay, OR 97420. Up to three (3) entries with a single, non-refundable entry fee of $35. Deadline: May 9, 2015. Questions? Contact info@coosart.org or call 541-267-3901.
May10
"in Dreams": The New South Gallery 2015 juried show (Posted: 2/28/15) -- The New South Gallery in Statesville, NC announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, July 10-30, 2015. Awards: $100 & 21 day solo show in primary gallery space, $75 and solo show in secondary gallery space. Juror: Don Moore. All artists worldwide working in all mediums are encouraged to submit artworks consistent with the theme, "in Dreams" to our 2015 juried show. $30 entry fee. Deadline: May 10, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Mark Flake at newsouthgallery@yahoo.com or call 704-878-6831.
May10
Unconventional Means - Artist Opportunities (Posted: 3/25/15) -- Las Laguna Gallery seeks entries for an upcoming art exhibition, June 4-27, 2015 in Laguna Beach, CA. We are looking for works in: Assemblage, Collage, Digital Media, New Media, Mail Art and or Mixed Media. Open to all local, national and international artists, professional and amateur artists. $30 for 1st image, $5 for each additional image. Deadline: May 10, 2015. 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 laslagunagallery@gmail.com or call 949-667-1803.
May13
Center Forward 2015 (Posted: 3/12/15) -- The Center for Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins, Colorado seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, September 4-26, 2015. Juror's Selection: $1,000; Two LiveBooks Website Awards: Valued at $399 from liveBooks; Honorable Mention Awards: 2 year membership and more. Juror: Hamidah Glasgow. Open to all photographers world wide, both amateur and professional. The Center invites photographers working in all mediums, styles and schools of thought to participate in its exhibitions. Members: $24 for the first 3 images. Non-Members: $38 for the first 3 images. Deadline: May 13, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Sunshine Divis at coordinator@c4fap.org or 970-224-1010.
May15
Smithfield Fall Festival of the Arts (Posted: 9/26/14) -- The Isle of Wight-Smithfield-Windsor Chamber of Commerce seeks artists for a juried art festival, September 19, 2015 in Downtown Smithfield, VA. Prizes include $1,000 for Best in Show, and $200 prizes for first place in each category. Jurors: Aaron DeGroft, Sheila Gwaltney, Courtney Gardner. We welcome artists working in Ceramics, Drawing, Fiber/Leather, Glass, Jewelry, Metal, Painting, Photography, Wood, and other media. All artwork must be designed and executed by the artist. See prospectus for complete details. Deadline: May 15, 2015. $20 jury fee, $175 booth space. Questions? Contact Andrew Cripps at chamber@theisle.org or call 757-357-3502.
May15
21st Annual Juried Fine Art Show On the Montauk Green (Posted: 12/31/14) -- The Montauk Artists' Association announces a call to artists for a juried fine art show, August 14-16, 2015 in Montauk, New York. Eligible media: 2-D paintings (all mediums), graphics, prints, photography and 3-D sculpture, ceramics, fiber (no clothing), limited jewelry. Rain or Shine - no dealers. The fee for a 12' x 12' space is $350. Deadline: May 15, 2015. Visit website for more information. Questions? Contact Anne Weissman at Montaukart@aol.com or call 631-668-5336.
May15
Bay Harbor Arts Festival - Call for Artists (Posted: 3/19/15) -- The Bay Harbor Village Company in Bay Harbor, MI seeks artists for a juried arts festival, July 25 & 26 at the Village at Bay Harbor. $1500 in awards. Artists in fine art and fine craft disciplines are invited to apply. All work must be the original design of the artist; the essential work required to make each finished piece must be done by the artist. A mass-produced, cluttered or commercial appearance to an artist display is not permitted. The artwork exhibited by the artist at the event must match the quality and balance of the images submitted to the jury. The artwork must also match the scope and volume of the images submitted to the jury. $35 application fee. Deadline: May 15, 2015. Visit website to apply. Questions? Please contact Tracy Bacigalupi at artsfestival@bayharbor.com or call 231-439-2650.
May15
Solomons Plein Air Festival (Posted: 3/25/15) -- Artists from across the United States are invited to apply for the Solomons Plein Air Festival held September 15-20, 2015 in Solomons, Maryland and hosted by carmen's gallery. 2015 Judge: Hiu Lai Chong. Cash awards will be given for "Best of Show" as well as 2nd, and 3rd place and the Artists' Choice Award. $40 application fee. Deadline: May 15, 2015. Please visit website for entry requirements. Questions? Please contact Carmen Gambrill at info@carmensgallery.com or call 410-326-2549.
May17
Adirondack National Pastel Exhibition (Posted: 3/26/15) -- The Shirt Factory Gallery & Adirondack Pastel Society announce a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, July 8 - August 8, 2015 in Glens Falls, NY. Awards: $1,500 total. Jurors: Sally Strand, PSA-MP & Susan Story PSA. Open to all artists working in soft pastel. $35 for up to 3 submissions. Deadline: May 17, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Dave Francis, PSA-MP at info@shirtfactorygallery.com or call 518-636-5939.
May18
35th Annual Spring Photography Contest (Posted: 1/29/15) -- Photographer's Forum Magazine and Sigma seek entries from amateur photographers worldwide. Subject matter is open. Juried by a panel of three college-level photography instructors, TBD. 1st Place: $2,000 & Sigma 35mm lens & Chimera reflector. 2nd Place: $1,500 & Sigma 18-35mm lens & Manfrotto camera backpack. 3rd Place: $1,000. Entry Fee: $4.95 per photo by April 13. $5.95 per photo by May 18. Deadline: May 18, 2015. Enter online. Questions? Contact Julie Simpson at julie@serbin.com or call 805-963-0439, ext. 240.
May22
37th Annual Juried Fine Arts Exhibit (Posted: 2/27/15) -- Smithtown Township Arts Council seeks entries for its 37th Annual Juried Fine Art exhibition at the Mills Pond House Gallery, St. James, NY, June 27 - July 22, 2015. Cash prizes. Juror: David H. Reuss. Open to local and national artists. A call for original artwork (drawing, painting, illustration, sculpture). No photography. $45/up to 3 entries. Deadline: May 22, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Allison Cruz at gallery@stacarts.org or call 631-862-6575.
May23
AXIS GALLERY 10TH NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION (Posted: 2/7/15) -- Axis Gallery in Sacramento, CA announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, July 31 - August 23. Cash awards, an exhibition catalogue, and an invitational exhibition curated by Axis Gallery members in December 2015. Juror: Max Presneill. Open to artists residing in the U.S. Contemporary original 2D and 3D work in any media including painting, prints, drawings, photography and digital images, (no video). 2D work should not exceed a framed size of 48" in the longest dimension. 3D work is limited to 36" and not more than 60 lbs. All work must be original (no reproductions), produced within the last two years and not previously shown at Axis Gallery. $35 for three, additional entries $5.00 each, limit 6. Deadline: May 23, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Phil Amrhein at juried@axisgallery.org or call 916-730-4223.
May24
MidAmerica Pastel Society Regional Juried Show (Posted: 2/18/15) -- The MidAmerica Pastel Society announces a call to artists for a regional juried art exhibition, July 10 - August 22, 2015 at SouthWind Gallery in Topeka, KS. Best of Show $1500. Juror: Mary Binford Miller. Open to Pastel Artists residing in KS, MO, NE, OK, AR, CO. Entry Fee: $50/non-members, $35/members. Deadline: May 24, 2015. Download prospectus (PDF format). Questions? Please contact Cristine Sundquist at crissundquist@yahoo.com
May29
2015 Aaron Siskind Foundation Individual Photographer's Fellowship Grant (Posted: 2/27/15) -- The Aaron Siskind Foundation is offering an individual photographer's fellowship grant of up to $10,000, for artists working in photography and photo-based art. Recipients will be determined on the basis of artistic excellence, accomplishment to date, and the promise of future achievement in the medium in its widest sense. At this time, only US citizens and Legal Permanent Residents over the age of 21 who reside in the US are eligible to apply. This grant is not currently open to students in a degree-seeking program, or US citizens living abroad. $15 entry fee. Deadline: May 29, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact grant@aaronsiskind.org
May31
Pennsylvania Watercolor Society's 36th Juried Exhibition (Posted: 1/29/15)
The Pennsylvania Watercolor Society announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, September 25 - November 13, 2015 at the Carlisle Arts Learning Center, Carlisle, PA. $12,000 + in awards. Juror of Selections: Iain Stewart; Juror of Awards: Luke Buck. Open to all artists 18 or older working with water media on paper. Original work (no copies, class work, prints, or computer art). Max size 40" outside frame, any direction. Members: $20 for 1 or 2 entries; Non-Members $30 for 1 or 2 entries. Deadline: May 31, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact John W Walker at pwsjuriedshow@gmail.com or call 717-235-5310.
May31
Flights of Fancy: Unexpected Works of Whimsy (Posted: 2/27/15) -- The Northbrook Public Library in Northbrook, IL announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, October 9 - November 20, 2015. This year's theme looks for works that embrace unconventional or repurposed materials and tends to surprise the viewer or take them to a place of whimsy and wonder. Works should be completed within the last 5 years and can be executed in any media. Artwork must be suitable for public display and viewable by all ages. Artists must be 18 years or older. Prizes include a $2000 purchase prize as well as other monetary awards. Deadline: May 31, 2015. $40 entry fee. Visit website for the prospectus. Applications received through www.callforentry.org. Email artshow@northbrook.info with any questions.
May31
EXPOSED (Posted: 3/9/15) -- The Marin Society of Artists seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition to be held July 11 - August 1, 2015 in Ross, CA. Awards: $1600 ($800 each category). Juror: Drew Johnson, Curator of Photography and Visual Culture, Oakland Museum California. This is a juried photography exhibition open to all California, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, Washington and Idaho State resident artists 18 and over. Non-Members: $45 for up to 3 entries, Members: $35 for up to 3. Deadline: May 31, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Charlie Mize at marinsociety@comcast.net
May31
Artaffair on Main (Posted: 3/26/15) -- The Belleville Area Council for the Arts seeks artists for its 5th Annual Artaffair on Main, July 25-26, 2015 set on our traditional Main Street in Belleville, MI. $1,000 in total cash awards for Best in Show 1st, 2nd and 3rd place. Several categories including fine arts and handcrafted art or original design and fine quality. $10 Jury Fee, $125 Booth Fee; all booths are 10' x 10' corner booths and double booths are available for $250. Deadline: May 31, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Pamela Dalton at showmanager@artaffaironmain.org or call 734-697-8123.
Jun1
6th Annual Nature and Wildlife Exhibit (Posted: 1/8/15)
The St. Augustine Art Association seeks entries for an upcoming exhibition, July 25 - August 31, 2015 in St. Augustine, FL. $5,000 in awards; $2,000 top prize. This fine art juried exhibit features 2D & 3D original works of art depicting the beauty and diversity of nature: landscapes, plants, birds, wildlife, etc. All media; No giclees or enhanced giclees. Must be 18 years old or older to enter. $45 for up to three pieces. Deadline: June 1, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Elyse Brady at info@staaa.org or call 904-824-2310.
Jun1
Season 12 Call for Exhibit Proposals: Solo, Group & Concept Submissions (Posted: 1/26/15) -- Manifest Gallery in Cincinnati, OH is accepting proposals for solo, group, and concept shows for its upcoming Season 12 (September 2015 - August 2016). Exhibiting artists will also be featured in the 'season annual' publication. Open to all artists. Students and professionals are equally encouraged to enter. $50/application. Deadline: June 1, 2015. Visit website for details. Questions? Contact Jason Franz, Executive Director at jason@manifestgallery.org or call 513-861-3638.
Jun1
Call for Entries (Posted: 2/7/15) -- The American Juried Art Salon announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition. We are a professional gallery and art museum centered show. All participating artists receive judge's feedback by secure digital access codes. Finalists notified within one week after deadline. Five finalists will receive $100 each. YouTube slide show. Juried by our pool of college art educators. Must be at least 16 years old. All work created in the last three years. Deadline: June 1, 2015. $10 each entry. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Bill Johnson at director@artjury.com
Jun1
Americas 2015: All Media (Posted: 7/10/14) -- The Northwest Art Center at Minot State University in Minot, North Dakota announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, August 25 - September 24, 2015. Cash and purchase awards, solo exhibit for Best of Show. Juror: Richard Notkin, Vaughn, WA. Traditional or experimental works, completed in the last two years. 2 entries/$25; Additional entries: $5 each. Deadline: June 1, 2015. Visit website for prospectus or send SASE to: Americas 2015: All Media, Northwest Art Center, 500 University Ave W, Minot, ND 58707. Questions? Contact Avis Veikley at nac@minotstateu.edu or call 701-858-3264.
Jun3
One of a Kind Show Chicago (Posted: 1/13/15) -- The One of a Kind Show invites artists with high quality, handmade, original work to apply to be a part of the One of a Kind experience in Chicago, December 3-6, 2015! Eligible work ranges from giftable craft to premium fine art. Artists will be juried and chosen based on uniqueness, craftsmanship and attention to detail. You must be the maker, designer, creator and producer of the work. Artists may have limited assistants/apprentices as long as the artist is on-site and involved as stated above. Visit website for complete details. Application fee: $35, Booth fee: $2,500. Deadline: June 3, 2015. Questions? Contact Erin Hartz at ehartz@mmart.com or 312.527.7757.
Jun5
2015 MGAL National Juried Exhibition (Posted: 1/7/15) -- The Memphis/Germantown League announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, August 6-28 at the WKNO Gallery Ten Ninety One in Memphis, TN. $7500 in cash, merchandise, and purchase awards. Juror: Paul Jackson, AWS, NWS. Artists 18 years or older from all of the United States are invited to enter their two-dimensional fine art. All mediums eligible. Refer to Prospectus for additional details. $35 - 1 Entry; $40 - 2 Entries. Deadline: June 5, 2015. Questions? Please contact Kay Coop at rkcoop@ensafe.com
Jun6
Dave Bown Projects - 10th Semiannual Competition (Posted: 1/29/15) -- Dave Bown Projects invites all artists to enter the 10th Semiannual Competition, an online exhibition open to all visual artists who are 18 years of age or older. All styles and mediums are eligible. $10,000 in Cash Prizes. Jurors: Claire C. Carter, Curator of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art; Carmen Hermo, Assistant Curator for Collections, Guggenheim Museum, New York; Anna Stothart, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, San Antonio Museum of Art. 4 images for $40 USD, 7 images for $60 USD, 12 images for $90 USD. Deadline: June 6, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Dave Bown at info@davebownprojects.com or call +1 (917) 365-5265.
Jun6
American Plains Artists 30th Annual Juried Exhibit & Sale (Posted: 1/30/15) -- American Plains Artists announces a call to artists for a juried exhibition, August 7-October 24, 2015 at the Great Plains Art Museum in Lincoln, Nebraska. Over $18,000 in Awards with $2,000 Best of Show. Juror: Tom Tierney. Original artwork rendered in traditional media in a realistic or representational style must depict the people, the life, the wildlife, or the landscape of the American Great Plains in past or present times, be rendered within the last three years, and must be for sale. No photography or computer generated art. $70 entry fee. Deadline: June 6, 2015. Visit website for prospectus, or send SASE to: J. I. McElroy, 11730 RD 40, Gurley, NE 69141-6505. Questions? Contact J. I. McElroy at jimcartist@yahoo.com or 308-249-1488.
Jun6
Central Virginia Watercolor Guild's 24th Annual Show (Posted: 3/25/15) -- The Central Virginia Watercolor Guild announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, September 4-27, 2015 at the McGuffey Art Center, Charlottesville, VA. Up to $3000 in cash wards. Juror: Dr. Julia May. Open to Virginia residents, 18 and older. Members of CVWG $25/ non-Members $35. Deadline: June 6, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Pam Roland, Chair at pamroland@gmail.com or call 434-831-1864.
Jun15
Creative Divergents Summer 2015 Showcases (Posted: 3/13/15) -- Creative Divergents announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition. $500 in awards. Creative Divergents Showcases are open to anyone, internationally. All subjects, styles, and media are welcome. The $300 IMPACT Award supports creative works that promote positive change, audience engagement, or dialogue. The $200 INNOVATION Award supports creative works that demonstrate innovation in some way. Determined by creative vision, innovation, impact, quality, and overall impression. Deadline: June 15, 2015, 11:59pm CST. $10 per submission (Can include up to 5 images). Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Creative Divergents at info@creativedivergents.com
Jun15
A Sense of Place, 35th Annual Juried Fine Art Competition (Posted: 3/23/15) -- The Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art in Augusta, GA announces a call to artists for a juried fine art competition & exhibition, September 11 - October 16, 2015. $750 Best of show; two $500 Juror's awards. Juror: Annette Cone-Skelton. Open to all US artists age 18 and older. All works must be original, not previously exhibited at the Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, and completed on or after June 1, 2013. Work that predates this cut-off date will not be considered. Entries in the following media will be accepted: painting, drawing, mixed media, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, and photography. $37 for three entries; $10 for each additional entry. Deadline: June 15, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Heather Williams at hwilliams@ghia.org or call 706-722-5495.
Jun15
34th Annual Juried Photography Exhibition (Posted: 3/27/15) -- Smithtown Township Arts Council seeks entries for its 34th Annual Juried Photography Exhibition at the Mills Pond House Gallery, St. James, NY, August 8-30, 2015. Cash Awards for 1st and 2nd Place. Juror: Melanie Craven, co-owner & director of Tilt Gallery of Photography. Open to local and national artists. $45/3 entries. Deadline: June 15, 2015. Visit website for prospectus or send a SASE to: STAC Juried Photo, 660 Route 25A, St. James, NY 11780. Questions? Contact Allison Cruz at gallery@stacarts.org or call 631-862-6575.
Jun16
not Big (3) Small Works Competition (Posted: 3/27/15) -- MS Rezny Gallery in Lexington, KY seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, August 11 to September 11, 2015. $500 first place and 3 $100 Honorable Mentions. Juror: Nathan Zamarron. There is no intended theme for the work; it just needs to fit the criteria of being "small art". No works over 12 inches in any direction including frame. $35 entry fee. Deadline: June 16, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Mary Rezny at msrezny@twc.com or 859-252-4647.
Jun19
Schedello! Fine Arts & Music Festival (Posted: 2/10/15) -- Schedello! Fine Arts & Music Festival, held August 15 & 16, 2015, is an outdoor, balanced, juried fine arts show. The Artists' Village is located along the serene Grand Lawn of the beautiful 17 acre Schedel Arboretum & Gardens in Elmore, Ohio. The show will be juried by a committee of regional artists and academics who strive for balance with cash awards for best of show and 3 honorable mentions. It is our goal to provide a quality venue, high volume, diverse and varied activities and desirable amenities at a reasonable expense to the artists. $20 Jury Fee. $150 for a 10' x 10' booth space or $225 for a 20' x 10' space - free electric for the first 25 applicants accepted. All others, electric is available for a fee of $20. Deadline: June 19, 2015. Apply online. Questions? Contact Rod Noble at rnoble@schedel-gardens.org or call 419-862-3182.
Jun20
Laumeister Fine Art Competition (Posted: 2/22/15) -- The Bennington Center for the Arts (Bennington, Vermont) seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, August 8 - December 20, 2015. Representational work completed in a fine art medium (no photography at this time) will be juried by Stuart Johnson, owner of Settlers West Gallery in Tucson, AZ and organizer of the Coeur d'Alene Art Auction. $6,000 in awards ($4,000 First Place, $1,500 Second and $500 Third). There are no size restrictions but artists are asked to pay shipping. Deadline: June 20, 2015. $35.00 for the first two entries and $15 for each additional. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Shirley Hutchins at shirley@thebennington.org or call 802-442-7158.
Jun30
2015 Art Kudos International Juried Competition (Posted: 11/29/14) -- All artists worldwide are invited to enter the 2015 Art Kudos Competition. Selected finalists will appear in a year-long online exhibition at www.artKudos.com. $4,500 in cash awards: Best of Show - $1,200; Second Place - $1,000; Third Place - $750; Founder's Award of Distinction - $500; (3) Merit Awards - $250 each; (3) Honorable Mentions - $100 each. The awards judge is Charles Long, Professor of Art at the University of California, Riverside. Open to artists 18 or older. Drawings, paintings, printmaking, photography, digital art, sculpture, installations, wood, glass, ceramics, fiber art and mixed media are eligible. Media not accepted: video/film, wearable art (clothing or jewelry). $35 fee for 3 images. Deadline: June 30, 2015. Visit website for prospectus.
Jun30
Free Monthly Art and Photography Contests for Cash Prizes (Posted: 12/26/14) -- Compete with other artists and photographers in our free monthly art and photography contests for cash and other great prizes. A Singular Creation provides a free online venue to showcase your art and photography. Your images will be juried by our panel, as well as rated by our visitors. In addition to cash prizes, we will award various prizes donated by our sponsors. All winners will be featured on our web site and publicized all of the web. New competition each month. All mediums accepted. Free to enter. More info.
Jun30
La Jolla Art & Wine Festival (Posted: 3/2/15) -- The La Jolla Art & Wine Festival (LJAWF) returns to La Jolla, CA for its seventh annual season October 10-11 in the heart of La Jolla Village, CA. Multiple Best of Show Awards. Categories include: Mixed Media, Ceramics, Sculpture, Glass, Painting, Watercolor, Drawing, Photography, Jewelry, Printmaking, Wearable Art. $25 application fee. Deadline: June 30, 2015. Visit website to learn more. Apply online through ZAPP. Questions? Please contact Mackenzie Foote at artists@lajollaartandwinefestival.com
Jul5
Peninsula Art League Juried Open Show (Posted: 3/6/15) -- Peninsula Art League seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, September 12 through October 18 at the Harbor History Museum in Gig Harbor, WA. Best of Show $1200, First Place painting/3-D $750, Second Place painting/3-D $350, First Place photography/digital $750. Jurors: Dawn Emerson for painting & 3-D / Larry Ikenberry for photography & digital art. Artists at least 18 years old. Hand pulled prints are eligible, other reproductions not eligible except photography. 3-D work must be accompanied by its own stand or showcase. See prospectus for details. $40 for PAL members up to 3 pieces, $50 for nonmembers up to 3 pieces. Deadline: July 5, 2015. Questions? Contact Sandy Newhouse at sincolor@comcast.net or 253-884-2779.
Aug1
The Left Coast - What does it mean to you? (Posted: 1/26/15) -- The Marin Society of Artists in Ross, CA announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, September 19 - October 24, 2015. Awards: 1st $750; 2nd $500; 3rd $250; 3 HMs at $50 each. Juror: Lauren O'Connell, Curatorial Project Coordinator, UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAM/PFA), Berkeley, CA. Open to all California, Oregon and Washington State resident artists 18 and over. All media, except film and video. Online digital entry only. Original accepted works will be displayed in our gallery. Non-members $45/1; $5 each add'l. 3 max. MSA members $35/1, $5 each add'l. 3 max. Deadline: August 1, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact the Marin Society of Artists at marinsociety@comcast.net
Aug5
34th Annual Juried Show (Posted: 2/16/15) -- The Pastel Society of the Southwest announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, October 1-30, 2015 at the Convention and Visitors Bureau of Grapevine, Texas. $1,000 Best of Show. Juror: Susan Ogilvie. Open to all artists, 18 years and older, working in the soft pastel medium. $35 for members/$45 for non members up to 3 entries- $10 additional per entry. Deadline: August 5, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Janis Krendick at asgood2@verizon.net or call 972-517-5480. (image: 2014 PSSW "Best of Show" entitled "Convergence" by Ray Hassard)
Sep15
Rose Squared Productions Fine Art & Fine Craft Shows - 2015 (Posted: 9/29/14) -- Rose Squared is seeking artists for juried fine art and fine craft events: May 16-17, Verona, NJ; June 20-21, Montclair, NJ; September 19-20, Upper Montclair, NJ; October 17-18, Montclair, NJ. To be accepted to the juried shows, four images of work and a booth image are required. Jurying begins October 1, 2014 and continues until full. $25 single annual application fee. Download application (PDF format). Visit website to learn more about Rose Squared. For more information: info@rosesquared.com or call 908-874-5247.
Sep15
19th Annual ArtWorks of Eau Gallie Fine Arts Festival (Posted: 2/10/15) -- ArtWorks of Eau Gallie in Melbourne, FL invites artists to display their original fine art or fine craft on November 21 & 22, 2015, the weekend before Thanksgiving. This outdoor festival is a working artists show. Artists display finished works for sale and also create art work in their booths. Demonstrators' Awards are included in the award monies. Artists must be present both days to present and discuss their work. $29,000 in Awards and Sponsors Purchase Awards; $3500 for the "Best of Show" Award. Fee: $160.00. This includes a non-refundable application fee of $25.00 and a booth fee of $135.00. Booth space is 12' x 12'. Deadline: September 15, 2015. Visit web site for details. Questions? Contact ArtWorks of Eau Gallie at artworksfestival@gmail.com or call 321-242-1456 (voice message system).
Oct1
Sugarloaf Craft Festivals - Fall 2015 (Posted: 8/18/14) -- Sugarloaf Craft Festivals is seeking artists for its Fall juried art festivals: October 9-11 in Timonium, MD; October 16-18 in Gaithersburg, MD; October 23-25 in Somerset, NJ; November 6-8 in Oaks, PA; November 20-22 in Gaithersburg, MD; December 11-13 in Chantilly, VA. The Artist or Craftsperson who designs the work and is a principal of the business must be present to show their work. All work must be original and completely finished. Jurying begins January 9, 2015 and continues until full. $20 Seasonal Jurying Fee. Visit website for application. Questions? Contact Lorrie Staley at apply@sugarloaffest.com or call 301-990-1400.
Oct1
The Manifest Prize (Posted: 1/26/15) -- Manifest Gallery in Cincinnati, OH is excited to announce that the annual Manifest Prize (ONE) award is increasing to $5,000. Open to works of any media, any genre/style, any size. One work will be selected for the award, featured in the gallery (December 11, 2015 - January 10, 2016), and published. Five semi-finalist works will also be published. Open to all artists. Students and professionals are equally encouraged to enter. $36 for up to 3 entries, $10 for each additional entry. Deadline: October 1, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Jason Franz, Executive Director at jason@manifestgallery.org or call 513-861-3638.
Oct20
2015 Mystery Build Art Competition (Posted: 2/2/15) -- Create a work of art using only the materials provided in a Mystery Build kit! What's inside? We can't tell you, but you can expect to find some common art materials like wood, clay, cloth, metal, and plenty of surprises. All 2015 kits contain the same materials, so each creator faces the same challenges and limitations. It's an engaging project that combines the exploration of art, the challenge of a puzzle, and the fun of a game. Upload photos or video of what you make to compete for big cash prizes! Mystery Build has awarded over $50,000 to creative people like you. The yearly prize money pool grows with each new participant. The more people who play, the more you can win! Visit website for details. Deadline: October 20, 2015. Questions? Contact Jeremy Maronpot at info@mysterybuild.com or 919-818-4559.
Dec31
Apocalypse Prize 2015 (Posted: 3/12/15) -- The Committee for the Propagation of Art in the Service of Sacred Scripture invites all artists to enter the second online competition for the Apocalypse Prize. $15,000 in total awards, first prize: $7,000. No entry fee. Deadline: December 31, 2015. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Gloria Thomas, Director at apocalypseprize@gmail.com
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