Saturday, May 31, 2008
CALL FOR EXHIBITION PROPOSALS - October 15, 2008
College Art Gallery is reviewing exhibition proposals for the 2009-2010 academic year. Open to U.S. residency; all media. $15.00 entry fee.
Send SASE for a prospectus to:
Monterey Peninsula College Art Gallery
980 Fremont St
Monterey CA firstname.lastname@example.org
PHOTOGRAPHY BOOK PRIZE - September 5, 2008
THE CENTER FOR DOCUMENTARY STUDIES/HONICKMAN FIRST BOOK PRIZE IN PHOTOGRAPHY is a biennial prize offering $3,000 in grant money, inclusion in an exhibition, and most importantly, the publication of a book of photography, published by Duke University Press in association with CDS Books of the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University. Entry fee.
For a prospectus send an SASE to:
First Book Prize in Photography
Center for Documentary Studies
1317 West Pettigrew St
Durham NC 27705http://cds.aas.duke.edu/bp/index.html
CALL FOR CURATORS - November 15, 2008
Currently accepting proposals from independent curators for its 2010 schedule. Kirkland Arts Center Gallery is a critically acclaimed non-profit contemporary art space in Kirkland, WA. Curators will be considered for exhibitions with a 6 week duration. Proposals for exhibitions in all media are eligible. The gallery fosters local and emerging artists, encourages innovation and creativity, and provides opportunities for both new and established curators. No entry fee.
For more information send a SASE to:
Kirkland Arts Center Gallery
620 Market St
Kirkland WA 98033
CALL FOR ART BY ARTISTS WITH A CHRISTIAN WORLDVIEW - June 30, 2008
Now accepting submissions for their October 3rd show "An Evening of Arts & Entertainment" in Los Angeles, California. Artists who are Christians from all over the world are welcome to submit their work (visual and performing arts as well as film and media) for the show. Artists will be required to sign a statement of faith and the art chosen must be consistent with a Christian Worldview. Christian Worldview doesn't mean the art necessarily needs to be evangelistic or on a biblically themed topic. No entry fee.
Arts and Entertainment Ministries
2361 Glendon Av
Los Angeles CA 90064
REGIONAL JURIED PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW - June 25, 2008
Seeking submissions from WI, IL, MN and MI to Second Annual Juried Show, George Slade to be juror. Original photographic (film or digital) work executed in 2005 or later, will be accepted. Images must be submitted on CD or DVD. Entry fee.
Coalition of Photographic Arts
Friday, May 30, 2008
GRANTS FOR DOCUMENTARY FILM/VIDEO/RADIO/NEW MEDIA - October 1, 2008
The California Documentary Project, a joint program of the California Council for the Humanities and the Skirball Foundation, supports documentary projects that bring to light compelling stories and explore issues related to California’s past, present and future. Production grants up to $80k, Research & Development grants up to $10k, and New Media grants up to $25k are available to projects that meet grant guidelines. Entry fee.
California Documentary Project
CALL FOR TRAUMA-THEMED ART - June 27, 2008
Open to professional, amateur and student artists who have personally survived traumatic event(s). This exhibit honors our survival, our journey after the trauma has occurred, and our inherent worth and dignity. It asks: How do we as individuals, family units, and communities survive traumatic events? How do we process our experience of trauma? How do we heal and build thriving relationships and lives after trauma? Entry fee.
For a prospectus send SASE to:
Pittsburgh PA 15213http://email@example.com
CALL FOR MINIATURE BOOKS - December 30, 2008
Curated Exhibition for the Southern Graphics Council 2009 Annual Conference, Columbia College, Chicago, "Global Implications". This curated exhibition will investigate the power of small-scale artists’ books to challenge their readers with grand, powerful, urgent, and poignant content. We sent out invitations to the national and international art community, asking artists to create miniature books for the SGC Conference. We reached out to graphic designers, sculptors, writers, artists, printmakers, kids and the community to present their ideas in miniature book formats. This is an intimate, economical, democratic and global exchange project. Because the project is lightweight and easy to install we are in the process of organizing an exhibition to travel to Spain, China, Argentina, and Finland after the SGC Conference 2009. We are asking artists to produce 6+ editions, which will allow us conducting the traveling exhibition simultaneously. Entry fee.
150 E Exchange St
The Myers School of Art
U of Akron
Akron OH 44325-7801
ENVIRONMENTAL PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION - June 23, 2008
Elemental/Environmental: SPACE - a photographic exploration of the art and meaning of space as it relates to the world we live in. Open to photographers of all levels using any photographic process. All art submitted must be original work created by the applicant. Entry fee.
New Orleans Photo Alliance
3110 Magazine St #134
New Orleans LA 70115http://neworleansphotoalliance.org/callEntry.firstname.lastname@example.org
CALL FOR EXHIBITION PROPOSALS - June 15, 2008
Now accepting proposals for shows during the months of November 2008- April 2009. Describe in a paragraph the themes and content of the show. Full preference will be given to group shows. It is imperative your description is clear and that it leaves us with a strong impression of what to expect from the exhibition you propose. Include project title, how many pieces in the show, media, and other important details on your plans for the exhibition. We are interested in compelling ideas, concisely stated. Entry fee.
RE: Show Proposal
112 3rd Ave South
Seattle WA 98104
SCREENPLAY COMPETITION - September 15, 2008
Targeted at up and coming writers who don't have agency or management representation yet but would otherwise have the talent and craft to make it in an increasingly competitive marketplace. The contest comes new this year with a $2,500 cash prize for the winning screenplay, and excerpts from selected entries will be preformed live at a staged reading. GOTHAM SCREEN hopes to find writers who are serious about their craft and ready to work with producers in further developing their screenplays and stories. Entry fee.
54 Varick St (@ Laight)
New York NY 10013http://www.gothamscreen.com
Wednesday, May 28, 2008
PORT WASHINGTON JURIED ART COMPETITION - June 14, 2008
The Art Guild's 2008 Exhibition & Juried Competition, AMERICAN TRADITIONS, is now accepting admissions. The competition is open to both members and non-members of The Art Guild. (Students ages 15-17 may also enter this competition in the student category.) Entry fee.
The Art Guild
Port Washington NY 11050
Tuesday, May 27, 2008
CALL FOR ART & WRITING - June 30, 2008
Magazine seeks art and writing for a fourth issue.
Friday, May 23, 2008
CALL FOR DOG THEMED ART - June 7, 2008
June 7, 2008 – Juried Exhibition – June 21 – Aug 23, 2008. "It's a Dog's Life" - an exhibition of 2D and 3D art in all media of, about or inspired by dogs. The event is a fund raiser for the Cheyenne Fund for rescued dogs. Maximum 3 entries by JPEG on CD only. People's choice award of $250 plus 30 day one man show this year. 2nd and 3rd place share a 2 man 30 day show this year. Must be 18 or older. Entry fee.
Weston Art House
509 Main St
Weston MO 64098
Wednesday, May 21, 2008
NATIONAL CALL FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS - September 13, 2008
Seeking submissions from photographers residing in the USA and 18 years of age and older for the National Photography '08 (fifth year running) (October 23 - November 23, 2008). All artwork must be for sale. Gallery commission is 40% of retail price. Jpeg or gif image (PC compatible) must measure no larger than 7 inches by 10 inches and 72 dpi. Slides must be 35 mm, 2" x 2" in cardboard or plastic mounts. Awards. Insurance on premises only. Entry fee.
For a prospectus send SASE to:
The Main Street Gallery
105 Main St
Groton NY 13073http://email@example.com
Tuesday, May 20, 2008
CANADIAN POETRY & SHORT-STORY CONTEST - June 30, 2008
Now accepting original entries from Canadian residents. Prizes for each contest: first - $500, second - $250, third - $100. As well as the opportunity to win cash prizes, there will be twenty honourable mentions and the top third of all entries received will be published in a keepsake soft-cover collection. No entry fee!
To enter please visit our website or contact us for an entry form or send one original poem and/or one original short story along with a cover page containing your full name and mailing address to:
Polar Expressions Publishing
Box 500 Stn Main
Maple Ridge BC V2X 3P2
CALL FOR SOUND/AUDIO SUBMISSIONS - June 21, 2008
SoundCast is Daily Constitutional’s curated online exhibition of unlimited edition, downloadable Sound Art. Currently each exhibition is featured for three months, and then archived to feature the next exhibition. Entry fee.
John Henry Blatter
Richmond VA 23220http://www.DailyConstitutional.firstname.lastname@example.org
CALL FOR PUBLIC ART PROPOSALS - June 2, 2008
Accepting proposals from individual artists, groups of artists, and community groups to conceive, design,then paint one of the canvas-covered columns we provide to you. There is no set theme, but imagery might convey a sense of community and a celebration of living in Somerville. We provide a column wrapped in unprimed canvas. You provide the idea, materials, and equipment needed to paint your proposed column design. You will have a week to finish your column for the Opening Celebration and the work will stay up through September. A modest stipend is granted to all of the accepted artist/groups and you get to keep your artwork. Entry fee.
Friday, May 16, 2008
CALL TO ARTISTS - June 1, 2008
After two years post-Katrina as a regional show, the George Ohr National Challenge—a highly visible and strong sales exhibit—returns in 2008 at the Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art in Biloxi, Mississippi. Jurors are: ceramist James Tanner of Minnesota, 3D; printmaker Ron Pokrasso of Santa Fe, 2D. $4,000 in awards. This is a major exhibit for sales of art work. The show will open with a reception on September 19 and run through November 7, 2008. Entry fee.
CALL FOR ENTRIES - June 16, 2008
Open to exhibitors displaying and selling works in a variety of artistic disciplines including painting, printmaking, drawing/pastel, digital media, sculpture, jewelry, ceramics/pottery, photography, furniture, glass, and textiles/fiber, and mixed media. Cash prizes totaling $10,000 will be awarded to outstanding artists. Entry fee.
Telfair Museum Art Fair
CALL FOR NUDE ART - October 10, 2008
The human figure in art is timeless and universal and has reverberated throughout art history and contemporary art practice. Contemporary artists have refocused our gaze on personal identity as a viable and engaging conduit for explorations of modern life, modern identity, and the social and sexual politics that impact us all. So with one foot planted firmly in the past and the other endlessly searching out the future, we approach the twenty-third annual The Nude presented by the Lexington Art League. No entry fee.
Lexington Art League
209 Castlewood Dr
Lexington KY 40505
CALL FOR ART/TECHNOLOGY PROJECT PROPOSALS - May 31, 2008
All artists residing in the United States and around the world are invited to submit a proposal for Conflux, the annual art and technology festival for the creative exploration of urban public space. Please note that this is NOT a call for traditional visual arts such as painting or drawing. Proposals are accepted online only; the festival is curated by a team of award-winning multimedia artists and activists. Event dates and location: September 11 - 14, throughout New York City. Entry fee.
CALL FOR ARTIST IN RESIDENCE - September 1, 2008
The selected artist will have a part time position with the program offering $25,000 for one year, with an opportunity for a second year funded at the same rate. Artists who have experience working with glass (especially hot glass), metals/jewelry, wood/furniture, plaster, and sculpture are encouraged to apply. The Master Craftsman Program residency will not focus on a single specialty, but provide an experience to broaden the artist's skills. Residency responsibilities include participation in studio projects, teaching within medium, contributions to community projects, development of personal work, and commitment to studio aspirations. Artists who have completed their MFA within the last two years are strongly encouraged to apply. Selected finalists should be available to travel for an interview. Entry fee.
905 W Gaines St
Tallahassee FL 32306-2142
Thursday, May 15, 2008
ART FOR WOMEN WITH CANCER EXHIBITION - June 20, 2008
Proceeds from this show will benefit women going through cancer treatment. The show will feature national, regional and local artists and is designed to attract national and international tourists visiting the Myrtle Beach area. This is a juried art show with Cash, Purchase, Merchandise and Ribbons awards. Competition is open to everyone over the age of 18 except where prohibited by law. A commission of 35% of sale price will be deducted for items sold that are not donated. Entry fee.
Art Nouveau Gallery
9626 N Kings Highway
Myrtle Beach SC 29572
CALL FOR DANCE PHOTOGRAPHY - February 1, 2009
The Connecticut Valley Regional Ballet Company Inc. and The Ethel Walker School invite all interested photographers to submit entries into an international contest that celebrates the beauty, grace and athleticism of dance. The movement in all forms of dance imaged in the moment by photography is our goal. Momentum: Images of Dance captures the energy and drama of both mediums. Adult, college and high school divisions; cash prizes. No entry fee.
Momentum Dance Photography Competitionhttp://www.movingmoments.org
CALL FOR KOKOMO PAINTERS - September 1, 2008
Calling all painters to the Kokomo Art Expo Art Competition to be held from Oct 3 thru Oct 26 at Artworks in the Kokomo Mall. The Expo theme this year is "The Wild, Wild West". Paintings don't have to follow theme but it will factor into the jurying process, if we have a large number of entries. Judging will be by the public during the Expo Oct 10-12. Prizes will be based on number of entries. Digital images or photos by email or snail mail. Entry fee.
For prospectus call:
CALL FOR SEX-THEMED ART - June 1, 2008
Magazine seeks artworks dealing with sex. The magazine will be distributed around Tel-Aviv. You are invited to submit your creations in any media (textual or visual), including poetry, short story, romance in parts, diary, photography, painting, drawing, comics, computer art, etc. Entry fee.
CALL FOR PUBLIC MURAL PROPOSALS - June 1, 2008
The Barracks Row Main Street in Washington, DC seeks an artist or artist team to design, create and install an urban mural for the SE Freeway overpass that divides the south end of 8th Street SE, now known as Barracks Row. The goal of this project is to create a unique landmark that expresses the character of the surrounding neighborhood. The large mural will help draw residents and non-residents for repeated viewings to the area and reinforce a sense of place within this community. Entry fee.
Barracks Row Main Street Program
CALL FOR PUBLIC ART PROPOSALS - May 29, 2008
Practicing professional and emerging Artists and/or teams ar eligible to apply. The project budget should not exceed $45,000, inclusive of all Artist fees, conception, design, fabrication, transportation, prep work and installation costs and protection of the artwork during development. In addition, the fee will include compensation for the Artist's time to attend City meetings and make presentations as required. Entry fee.
Los Angeles County Arts Commission Civic Art Programcivicart@arts.lacounty.gov
Tuesday, May 13, 2008
COLLEGE GALLERY SEEKS EXHIBITION PROPOSALS - October 15, 2008
The Monterey Peninsula College Art Gallery is reviewing exhibition proposals for the 2009-2010 academic year. Open to U.S. residency; all media. Entry fee.
Send SASE for a prospectus to:
MPC Art Gallery
980 Fremont St
Monterey CA 93940
GAME CHARACTER ART COMPETITION - June 15, 2008
The 2008 Notes on Game Dev 2D/3D Environment and Character Design Competition is now open for entries. Art will be judged by some of the top talent in game development today including Damian Pannell (Artist, Relic, Vancouver, British Columbia), Doug Oglesby (Concept Artist, Red Storm Entertainment), Jesse Brophy (THQ, Phoenix, AZ), and Nate Purkeypile (World Artist, Bethesda). Excellent prizes for winners include a full Game Art Certificate Program from Sessions Online Schools of Game Art or a broad choice of instructor-led game art and animation classes, membership in IGDA, and subscriptions to Game Developer Magazine. No entry fee.
2D/3D Environment and Character Game Art Competition
Sunday, May 11, 2008
CALL FOR ART QUILTS - May 24, 2008
Open to all artists aged 18 and over in Northern California. We are inviting the submission of art quilts of original design. They may be abstract or representational; quilts which may include elements from other art forms; and those which are significant, unique adaptations of traditional designs or techniques. Quilts may be of any size, and must be labeled and ready for hanging (including dowels) if accepted. Entry fee.
O’Hanlon Center for the Arts
CALL FOR REGIONAL ARTISTS - June 24, 2008
There is no theme. Artists who are residents of Virginia, West Virginia, Pennsylvania, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Delaware, and District of Columbia are invited to participate. Submitted work can be two or three dimensional, must be original, and not larger than 50 inches in any direction. Crafts are not accepted. Numerous awards, including a ONE-PERSON-SHOW in 2009, and over $1000 in prize monies will given. Entry fee.
27 West Washington St
Lexington VA 24450
Friday, May 09, 2008
OPEN CALL FOR SHORT VIDEOS - June 1, 2008
Stomper is an event exploring the collaborative possibilities for music, film, art and video with a history of carrying out events at venues both nationally and internationally. It was originally launched in New York and has since expanded to the London art community. It currently manifests itself as a monthly event, consisting of an artist video screening, followed by DJ sets. Stomper provides a forum for artists, musicians and film makers to converge and showcase their works. We are currently taking submissions for our Stomper- Shorts Screenings. Please see the criteria for submission and please email email@example.com should you have any questions. For Stomper-shorts, all works must be a maximum of three minutes or under in duration. All works must be submitted as a quicktime, .mov or .avi file. Entry fee.
29 Craignair Road
London SW2 2DQ
CLASSIC NUDE ART COMPETITION - June 15, 2008
This is an interactive contest for emerging artist to submit their artworks to be displayed and judged on the web. Last year over 1,000 submissions were received in all different mediums. Artists submitted sculptures, photography, paintings, whatever they could express "purism", CAF’s guiding principle, through the most. The winner of this ongoing series, that takes place four times a year, gets his/her artwork featured on a prominent billboard in the art district of a major city. The forthcoming winner of this second installment will be displayed in Miami’s Wynwood art district. Visit the gallery to view past winners and submissions, as well as to see the current competition. No entry fee.
Christiania Arts Foundationhttp://www.christiNaked.com
Thursday, May 08, 2008
SCULPTURE COMPETITION - June 30, 2008
Now accepting submissions from North American sculptors for annual public art exhibition, Sept 2008 – Aug 2009. Three artists will be selected to exhibit 4-5 works each (depending on size). Each artist will receive $5,000 honorarium. Only completed, maintenance-free works will be considered. Work must be able to be anchored to concrete.
Submit slides or digital images of 5-10 available works, 1-3 views each, resume, and artist statement to:
Polk Museum of Art
Lakeland Sculpture Invitational
800 E Palmetto St
Lakeland FL 33801
Wednesday, May 07, 2008
SOUTH CAROLINA PARKS PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST - June 10, 2008
Submit your photographs of subjects in South Carolina State Parks and join in on the celebration! We are looking for striking and storytelling images of nature and people in our State Parks. These may include portraits of wildlife in their natural habitat, plant life, natural landscapes, animal behavior and people and SCPRT staff enjoying the beauty of our State Parks. Four (4) Best of Show winners (selected at the end of the
contest period) and one (1) Grand Prize winner (selected from the Best of Show winners
in the Professional, Amateur and Student Divisions) will be selected. No entry fee.
SC Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism
1205 Pendleton St
Columbia SC 29201http://www.comeoutandplay.net/photo-gallery/contest-intro.aspx
Tuesday, May 06, 2008
CALL FOR ALTERNATIVE ARTISAN VENDORS - May 31, 2008
Are you a Los Angeles Area or Pasadena Area artisan, craftsperson, designer, entreprenuer with a unique line of products? Are you looking for a fun, socially conscious or progressive market to sell your wares? Located left of Pasadena’s Colorado Boulevard shopping corridor, the Alternative Art Market isn’t your standard art or craft fair. Adhering to a premise of No MMP*, all products must meet a strict standard of being unique, original, one off, fine art, or not mass manufactured*. Space is limited and vendors are subject to a prequalification process. Entry fee.
Credo Quia Absurdum
Monday, May 05, 2008
COLORADO SUMMER ARTS & CRAFTS MARKET - June 1, 2008
As before, the market will accept only local art by local artists, but the area has been extended to include the greater 4-corners area. The market will now feature artists from parts of Arizona and Utah, as well as larger areas of New Mexico and Colorado. Entry fee.
Arts & Crafts Market of Durango
Sunday, May 04, 2008
FLASH FICTION CONTEST - May 31, 2008
Spring 2008 Flash Fiction Contest, sponsored by Seal Press. Open prompt--open to any style and genre, 250-500 words. Awards: $200, $150, $100 plus gift certificates and Seal Press bags. Entry fee.
“WOW! Women On Writing
CALL FOR PUBLIC ART PROPOSALS - May 27, 2008
Seeking a Washington State artist to create a water feature for the South Wastewater Treatment Plant. This project presents a unique opportunity for collaboration, with Plant staff providing on-site support, expertise, and resources. Competitive applicants will have experience working collaboratively with community representatives or governmental agencies in the design and execution of artwork and portfolio examples of permanently-sited exterior sculpture, work made from recycled and reclaimed materials, or work using water as a primary material.
South Wastewater Treatment Plant
Friday, May 02, 2008
CALL FOR AUTISM FUNDRAISER ART - September 10, 2008
Art Now for Autism - Online exhibit and sale: October 2008. Autism is a growing epidemic. 1 in 150 children in the United States is estimated to have an autism spectrum disorder. The second annual Art Now for Autism will be held in October 2008. Artists are being asked to donate a small work of art which will be sold online in October 2008 to coincide with the Washington, DC Walk Now for Autism. All money raised will go to Autism Speaks.
Art Now For Autismhttp://www.artnowforautism.com
CALL FOR PUBLIC ART PROPOSALS - May 15, 2008
The County of Ventura is seeking an artist to create and install a public art component on a concrete retaining wall that was built as part of the Piru - Camulos Recreational Trail Project. Ultimately this recreational trail will connect Piru to historic Rancho Camulos. The trail is built on an abandoned railroad right of way. Future plans call for new railroad tracks to be placed parallel to the trail to accommodate passenger rail service from Ventura to Santa Clarita. The wall measures approximately 370' by 6.5'. The completed artwork does not need to cover the entire surface area. The total available budget for the artwork is $60,000, which includes artist design fees, materials, fabrication and installation costs. Entry fee.
County of Ventura Chief Executive Office
800 S Victoria Av L 1940
Ventura CA 93009
CALL FOR FOOD THEMED ART - October 15, 2008
The Feast: About Food, Made from Food, Including Food. A Juried Exhibit, Liz Hickok juror, Pittsburg State University. All media eligible except for video. 1st place is a solo exhibition at PSU. All regular policies and procedures apply. Entry fee.
Pittsburgh State University
Thursday, May 01, 2008
CALL FOR PHOTOGRAPHY CONFERENCE EVENT PROPOSALS - June 2, 2008
Seeking conference proposal applications for imagemaker, panel, lecture, demonstration, graduate student and Academic Practicum Workshop presentations for, Sprawl, the 46th National Conference in Dallas, TX, March 26-29, 2009. SPE welcomes proposals from all photographers, writers, educators, curators, historians and professionals from other fields. Topics may include, but are not limited to, imagemaking, history, contemporary theory and criticism, multidisciplinary approaches, new technologies, effects of media and culture, educational issues, funding and presentations of work in photography, film, video, performance and installation. Entry fee.
Society for Photographic Education
2530 Superior Av #403
Cleveland OH 44114
CALL FOR ART - June 20, 2008
"The Ego Show" will be open from Sept. 5 - Oct. 11, 2008, at a new gallery space at 276 E. Main Street. This is an all-media show open to US artists 18 and over, juried by Ryan Grover, curator of the Biggs Museum of American Art. Entry fee.
Newark Arts Alliance