Tuesday, March 31, 2009
NYC GALLERY CALL FOR ARTISTS - April 10, 2009
Up to ten artists will be included in a one week exhibition. You will receive a phone call with more details, upon acceptance. Please send up to 10 JPEG’s on a CD of recent or available work. All mediums considered. Please include your bio, artist statement, and contact information along with a SASE. $25 entry fee.
The exhibition will be held at:
Brenda Taylor Gallery
511 W 25th St #401
New York NY 10001http://www.brendataylorgallery.com
Monday, March 30, 2009
CALL FOR PUBLIC ART PROPOSALS - April 23, 2009
Seeking an artist or artist team to create a site-specific commission project at the Outdoor Learning Center on the college’s main campus in Farmington, New Mexico. Upon completion, the college is expecting to receive Gold LEED certification for the site. Professional artists currently residing in the United States and who are experienced in creating public funded commission projects are invited to submit qualifications to this opportunity. $141,905 is available for this project. This amount includes all fees and expenses: materials, equipment costs, fees, labor, insurance, taxes, travel, installation, project plaque, and written and photographic documentation of the completed project. Up to five finalists will be invited to submit a formal proposal for the project. No entry fee.
CALL FOR PUBLIC ART PROPOSALS - April 9, 2009
Seeking to commission an artwork for the New Court of Appeals Building in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The LSC is interested in contemporary artwork that abstractly expresses the ideals of Court of Appeals. Professional artists currently residing in the United States and who are experienced in creating public funded commission projects are invited to submit qualifications to this opportunity. Project Amount is $140,500. This amount includes all fees and expenses: materials, equipment costs, fees, labor, insurance, taxes, travel, installation, project plaque, and written and photographic documentation of the completed project. Up to five finalists will be invited to submit a formal proposal for the project. No entry fee.
Art in Public Places
New Mexico Arts
New Mexico Court of Appealshttp://www.nmarts.org/prospectus.html
CALL FOR PUBLIC ART PROPOSALS - April 9, 2009
Seeking an artist or artist team to create a site-specific commission project at the newly renovated campus in Ruidoso, New Mexico. Professional artists currently residing in Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and Utah and who are experienced in creating public funded commission projects are invited to submit qualifications to this opportunity. $54,300 is available for this project. This amount includes all fees and expenses: materials, equipment costs, fees, labor, insurance, taxes, travel, installation, project plaque, and written and photographic documentation of the completed project. Up to three finalists will be invited to submit a formal proposal for the project. No entry fee.
Art in Public Places
Eastern New Mexico University
Ruidoso Branch Community Collegehttp://www.nmarts.org/prospectus.html
Sunday, March 29, 2009
MANDALA CONTEST - May 1, 2009
"My True Colors" Mandala Contest. Sponsored by Aura House. Mandalas must express what the artist perceives as his/her true colors. Entries will be judged on creativity, originality and how well they reflect the "My True Colors" theme. Winners will be announced by May 31, 2009. No entry fee.
For details, visit:http://www.aurahouse.com
Saturday, March 28, 2009
CALL FOR VISUAL ART EXHIBITION PROPOSALS - May 1, 2009
The French Library Alliance Française of Boston (FAB) is currently accepting proposals from francophone and francophile visual artists for our Fall 2009 - Spring 2010 Gallery Exhibitions. Our unique gallery is located in the heart of Back Bay and is available for month-long fine arts exhibitions. Entry fee.
53 Marlborough St
Boston MA 02116http://email@example.com
CALL FOR PUBLIC ART PROPOSALS - April 20, 2009
A liberal arts college is seeking qualified individuals to create a large public artwork for its new Richard and Margot Warch Campus Center. This artwork will be suspended in the main level entryway, must exist within specific dimensions (see specifications and photographs), and must be appropriate for an academic setting. The budget for this permanent art project is $50,000 and is intended to cover all associated costs including, but not limited to – fabrication, materials, engineer fees, artist’s fees, travel, shipping, insurance, etc. Exception: Lawrence University will cover costs associated with the installation of the artwork.
Department of Art & Art History
Warch Campus Center Art Commission
Appleton WI 54911-0599http://firstname.lastname@example.org
EPA WATER QUALITY VIDEO CONTEST - April 22, 2009
The goal is to "engage the public on water quality issues and inspire stewardship for our nation’s waters. Videos should help educate the public about water quality issues and simple steps that individuals and communities can take to improve and protect water quality." Two winners will be chosen: one for a short, 30 or 60 second video that is useable as a public service announcement, and another for a longer 1 to 3 minute video. Each winner will receive a $2,500 cash award, and their videos will be featured on EPA's website.
For more information and contest rules, visit:
EPA Office of Wetlands Oceans and Watershedshttp://www.epa.gov/owow/videocontest.html
Friday, March 27, 2009
CALL FOR ARTISTS WITH DISABILITIES - April 30, 2009
Seeking artwork by artists with disabilities for display at the Smithsonian Institution’s International Gallery in the S. Dillon Ripley Center in Washington, D.C., from June through September 2010. Artists are asked to consider the theme “Revealing Culture” as it relates to their work. Accepted mediums include two- and three-dimensional art, craft, digital art, installation, and time-based media. Work that is not selected for this exhibition will be considered for alternative spaces throughout Washington, D.C., during the 2010 International VSA arts Festival.
Artist Services Coordinator
818 Connecticut Av NW Suite 600
Washington DC 20006
POETRY CONTEST - May 3, 2009
1st Place winner will receive $200 cash prize.
For submission and guidelines:
Poets Contest Corner Poetry Competitionhttp://email@example.com
ANNUAL NON-FICTION CONTEST - April 15, 2009
Three winners will each receive $500 (plus publication payment). Publication in Event 38/3 (December 2009). Other manuscripts may be published. Preliminary judging by the editors of Event. Entry fee.
Creative Non-Fiction Contest
New Westminster BC V3L 5B2
Thursday, March 26, 2009
JURIED FINE ART AND CRAFT EXHIBITION - April 5, 2009
Artists residing in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia or artists residing elsewhere who have exhibited at Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE) or in the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival in the last 35 years are invited to apply. All artists, 18 years and older, living in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia are eligible. Artists may submit up to five images of current work in any media or three videos/films created within the last three years and not previously exhibited at GRACE. Faraway Nearby is a juried exhibition of contemporary fine art and craft in celebration of GRACE’s 35th anniversary. The exhibition will be installed in the main gallery, a contemporary art space, recognized as one of the premier non-profit art galleries in Northern Virginia. Entry fee.
Greater Reston Arts Center
12001 Market St Suite 103
Reston VA 20190http://www.juriedartservices.com
CALL FOR ART ABOUT MEMORY & DREAMS - April 25, 2009
CALADAN GALLERY presents a juried exhibition entitled "Dreaming in the Pursuit of
Memory". Memories and dreams reside in a similar place in the depths of human
consciousness. There are those of us, if given a chance, would seek to continuously
contemplate the past, assigning significance to the present. We are seeking artists who
catch themselves wandering into this realm. We have been extremely fortunate to be
creating an exciting, diverse, and active meeting place for artists and viewers alike,
in a warm and positive virtual atmosphere since 2003. All mediums except video are
eligible. Entry fee.
For a prospectus:
Cambridge MA 02139
Wednesday, March 25, 2009
CALL FOR LANDSCAPE/COURTYARD DESIGN PROPOSALS - April 20, 2009
This project is open to all artists/landscape architects/designers/teams residing in New England. Designers and particularly teams with experience in the areas of landscape design, public art, community involvement processes, schoolyard or playground design are encouraged to apply. The Revolving Museum and Fieldstone Property Group invite artists/landscape architects/designers/teams to forward qualifications for the Appleton Mill Art Yard project in Lowell, MA. The Urban Arts Institute at Massachusetts College of Art and Design (UrbanArts) is administering this dual artist selection process that will result in the selection of an integrated artist/landscape architect/design team that will redesign the courtyard of a historic mill complex. Entry fee.
Appleton Mill Art Yard
CALL FOR GEOMETRIC ART - April 16, 2009
Geometric: Parallel lines and pyramids, boxes, cubes, circles or squares, or any other geometric designs, patterns or shapes form the theme of this show. Media may include photography, writing, film, painting, digital art, sculpture, mixed media and more. Non-objective and abstract art as well as traditional art are all open to bold new twists on familiar lines. All are invited to submit their most interesting and expansive variations and 'color outside the box.' Entry fee.
Rockaway Artists Alliance
CALL FOR VISUALLY IMPAIRED ARTIST WORKS - April 24, 2009
Now accepting works for consideration for our 20th presentation of Insights, an exhibition of works by artists who are blind or visually impaired. Artwork for consideration can include, but is not limited to paintings, drawings, photographs, sculpture and mixed media pieces. Distinguished jurors will select work from all two and three-dimensional media except video. Touchable art encouraged. Artists may submit up to five entries in electronic format. Entry fee.
San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery
FILM FESTIVAL CALL FOR ENTRIES - May 20, 2009
We accept features (40+ minutes) and shorts (40- minutes) in the following categories:
Narrative, Documentary, Animation, Work in Progress, Experimental. Entry fee.
1078 Gallery Film Festival 2009
CALL FOR EXHIBITION PROPOSALS - May 1, 2009
Now accepting proposals for exhibitions in any media. While submissions by solo artists will be reviewed, group thematic exhibitions and curatorial proposals are preferred. Entry fee.
Visual Arts Gallery
Santa Fe Community College
6401 Richards Av
Santa Fe NM firstname.lastname@example.org
CALL FOR ART BY IRAQ & AFGHANISTAN VETS - April 30, 2009
This is an exhibition entitled "Home From the Front" featuring artwork from veterans of recent combat in Iraq and Afghanistan. All media: oil, watercolor, drawing, mixed media, photography, video, sculpture, spoken word, and performance. Entries may be submitted via CD or e-mail. No entry fee.
City of Brea Art Gallery
1 Civic Center Circle
Brea CA 92821
REGIONAL PASTEL JURIED EXHIBITION - April 1, 2009
Artists working in soft pastels (no oil pastels permitted) are invited to submit new work for consideration into the 2nd Annual Shirt Factory & Adirondack Pastel Society Regional Pastels Only Juried Exhibition, hosted by the Tom Myott Gallery. Pastel artists may submit 1 or 2 pieces, via cd or 4"x6" photo. The exhibition opens May 22 and runs through June 27th, 2009. Entry fee.
Dave Francis Studio
71 Lawrence St Studio 110
Glens Falls NY 12801
Tuesday, March 24, 2009
DIGITAL ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION - April 27, 2009
All styles of artwork and photography where digital processes of any kind were integral to the creation of the images are acceptable. Open to all geographical locations. Entry fee.
L.A. Center for Digital Art
107 West Fifth St
Los Angeles CA 90013http://email@example.com
DIGITAL ART SHOW - May 15, 2009
Topanga Canyon Galley is having the 2009 Digital Art Juried Show Open. Juror: Rex Bruce, LA Center for Digital Art. Awards: 1st Place: $300., 2nd Place: $200. 3rd Place: $100. plus Merchandise Awards. Art will be showcased by slideshows presented on video cameras
throughout the galley! Entry fee.
Topanga Canyon Gallery
120 N Topanga Canyon Blvd #109
Topanga CA 90290
Monday, March 23, 2009
PHOTOGRAPHY MAGAZINE CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS - April 30, 2009
Seeking photographers who would like to see their photos published in our upcoming summer issue. All submission will be selected by the community and editors. Fotoblur Magazine is an artistic, progressive photography publication which focuses on promoting up and coming photographers. Submit your photos today! Entry fee.
Sunday, March 22, 2009
FICTION WRITING CONTEST - May 31, 2009
WOW! Women On Writing Spring 2009 Flash Fiction Contest, various sponsors. Guest judge: literary agent Wendy Sherman of Wendy Sherman Associates. Open prompt. 750 words max. 15 Winners total. Awards: $200, $150, $100 plus gift certificates and WOW! goodie bags. Entry fee.
COMPUTER GAME BACKGROUND ART CONTEST - April 1, 2009
This is an art contest for background or new character concepts for the popular Peggle game. You can also play the game for free to get an idea of the style.
Saturday, March 21, 2009
JURIED FINE ART AND CRAFT EXHIBITION - April 5, 2009
Artists residing in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia or artists residing elsewhere who have exhibited at Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE) or in the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival in the last 35 years are invited to apply. Artists may submit up to five images of current work in any media or three videos/films created within the last three years and not previously exhibited at GRACE. All media in fine art and craft are acceptable. Purely functional items are not eligible. Entry fee.
Greater Reston Arts Center
12001 Market St Suite103
Reston VA 20190http://www.restonarts.org
INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION - June 30, 2009
Open to all US and International photographers working in digital or film media. Juror: Barbara O'Keefe, Executive Director, The Coral Springs Museum of American Art, FL. Cash & Prize Awards valued over $10,000. Group Exhibition Sept 01 - 31, 2009. Awards Presentation Sept 19, 2009. Winners do not need to be present. No limit. Entry fee.
Send SASE for prospectus to:
Artists Haven Gallery
2757 East Oakland Park Blvd
Ft Lauderdale FL 33306
Wednesday, March 18, 2009
CANADA YOUTH WILDLIFE ART CONTEST - May 27, 2009
Calling all artists, writers, and photographers! Famous wildlife artist Robert Bateman wants to see what you've created that has been inspired by nature. Every Spring, the Get to Know Contest is open for entries from youth across Canada. If your artwork is chosen, you will receive prizes and have your work published in a nationally distributed calendar. All Canadian youth, ages 19 and under, are eligible to enter. Art, digital photography, and writing entries are all accepted.
JURIED SILENT ART AUCTION - April 6, 2009
Seeking qualified artists, or their representatives, to submit work to a juried silent art auction being held on Saturday, June 13, 2009, at the Museum Council's black tie fundraising event - the Summer "Art" Party. Proceeds of the sale of the work will be split 50/50 between the MFA and the applicant. All media are eligible and will be considered. Submissions will be reviewed by a panel of MFA curatorial staff and select Museum Council members. Works by emerging, mid-career, and established artists are encouraged, including secondary market works. Entry fee.
Museum of Fine Arts
Monday, March 16, 2009
ARTISTS AGE 55 AND OLDER GRANTS - March 31, 2009
Up to 20 grants of $12,000 each will be given to artists 55 years of age and older who want to use their special artistic talents to give back to their community. Selected artists will receive $1,000 per month, along with reimbursements for materials directly related to the program, for this year-long project. Artists work closely with nonprofit organizations they choose, based upon their own personal interests. As artists-in-residence, they provide weekly creative educational, mentoring and therapeutic experiences. No application fee.
For more information
Kenneth A Picerne Foundation
2741 Vista Way Suite 109
Oceanside CA 92054
Sunday, March 15, 2009
SEEKING MESSAGING SYSTEM ART - April 30, 2009
Seeking next generation of designers to create cool and vibrant characters for Tagtext - an avatar based mobile messaging product that is currently in open beta. You can have a look at the content on the web. Whether you are an illustrator starting out, or an experienced character animator, you can take part. Click below to download the briefing document and templates and get cracking. We are offering a 500 pounds first prize and the opportunity for an ongoing contract, as well as runner-up prizes for the best new characters we see, so get your thinking caps on and get scribbling.
Saturday, March 14, 2009
CALL FOR HEADBANGER ART - March 31, 2009
Looking for artists who reference hard rock/heavy-metal themes within their work to be included in a group exhibition at PUNCH gallery (Seattle, WA). I am seeking artists who do this out of reverence and joy, and not out of any dark or brooding reason. Send us an image or two or a link to your website. The show will happen May 2009. See you in the pit. Entry fee.
Wednesday, March 11, 2009
WORLD TELEKINESIS COMPETITION - April 17, 2009
This is an organized tournament event in which teams from around the world engage in psychic competition to remotely influence the behavior of a candle. Matches are played by lighting a candle at the centre of the official game board, at an agreed-upon time,
signaling the beginning of the game. A match lasts for one hour, or until the game candle is extinguished, whichever comes first. The object of the game is to have the wax from the candle drip onto the opposing team's side of the game board. This objective is to be accomplished by remote telekinetic influence. The winning team will be awarded the World Telekinesis Competition trophy, which they will get to keep until next year's competition.
Please consult the World Telekinesis Competition website for further details:
Noxious Sector Arts Collective
Ministry of Casual Living
Tuesday, March 10, 2009
DIABETES DESIGN CONTEST - May 31, 2009
This competition is open to any individuals or organizations passionate about diabetes and product design – whether you're an enterprising patient or parent, a startup company, a design student, an independent developer or engineer, or a pharma R&D pro. Entries from participants under age 18 are also welcome, and will be judged in a separate category. This is a web-based competition calling for innovative design concepts (devices or web applications) that will improve life with diabetes. This year, the contest is sponsored by the California HealthCare Foundation (CHCF), with a Grand Prize of $10,000. It’s also supported by global innovation firm IDEO and by Medgadget.com, the Internet journal of emerging medical technologies. Submissions are accepted in the form of a 2-minute video to be uploaded to the DiabetesMine YouTube channel, or a 2-3 page written "elevator pitch" plus supporting graphics, also to be uploaded online. No entry fee.
Sunday, March 08, 2009
SPRING JURIED EXHIBITION - April 12, 2009
Please send up to 4 JPEG images of recent or available work to be considered. All mediums considered. Please include your bio, artist statement, and contact information along with a SASE. Ten finalists will be included in a one week exhibition. You will receive a phone call with more details, upon acceptance. Entry fee.
Brenda Taylor Gallery
511 W 25th St #401
New York NY 10001http://www.brendataylorgallery.com
Friday, March 06, 2009
WRITING (FICTION & POETRY) AWARDS - April 30, 2009
The 31st Nimrod Literary Awards: The Katherine Anne Porter Prize for Fiction & The Pablo Neruda Prize for Poetry. FIRST PLACE: $2,000 and publication. SECOND PLACE: $1,000 and publication. No previously published works or works accepted for publication elsewhere. Author's name must not appear on the manuscript. Include a cover sheet containing major title and subtitles, author's name, full address, phone & email. "Contest Entry" should be clearly indicated on both the outer envelope and the cover sheet. Manuscripts will not be returned. Entry fee.
Literary Contest--Fiction or Poetry
The University of Tulsa
800 S Tucker Dr
Tulsa OK firstname.lastname@example.org
Thursday, March 05, 2009
PHELAN ART AWARDS - May 8, 2009
The 2009 James D. Phelan Art Award in Printmaking will honor two California-born artists. In addition to a $5,000 cash prize for each of the award winners, Kala Art Institute will sponsor an exhibit in fall 2009 featuring their work. Application for the 2009 Phelan Art Award in Printmaking is open to any California-born artist. Current California residency is not required. Past winners of the James D. Phelan Art Award in Printmaking are ineligible. Entry fee.
Director of Exhibitions and Public Programs
Kala Art Institute
Berkeley CA 94710http://email@example.com
2009 KALA FELLOWSHIP - May 8, 2009
Artists producing innovative work in book arts, electronic/digital media (video, sound, animation, etc.), installation art, photography and printmaking are encouraged to apply. Applicants will be judged on conceptual creativity, originality and artistic excellence as well as technical knowledge. Nine artists will each receive a Fellowship consisting of: a $3,000 cash award; up to six consecutive months of studio residency at Kala Art Institute; 24/7 access to Kala’s studio; exhibition of artwork created during the residency in a group show at the Kala Gallery. Entry fee.
Director of Exhibitions & Public Programs,
Kala Art Institute
Berkeley CA 94710http://firstname.lastname@example.org
ECONOMIC-THEMED BLOG SEEKS ARTWORK - March 31, 2009
The Big Picture covers Investing & Trading to Macro Economics, and everything else in between. The blog has quickly amassed over 35 million visitors. Images/icons are sought for the front and other pages of the blog.
The blog and contact:http://www.ritholtz.com/blog
thebigpicture-at-optonline-dot-net (modify this address appropriately before sending)
CALL FOR ARTISTS - MYARTSPACE / LONDON CALLING - March 31, 2009
Artwork now being accepted online for a juried competition to have work of three winners represented at the Scream London Gallery the week of June 23rd, 2009. Artists must be a member of myartspace. Membership to myartspace.com is free. Registration for the competition is discounted to $25 until March 31, 2009 and then rises to the normal price, $50. Last date for registration and submission is May 15, 2009. Prestigious jury panel will select 50 finalists and 3 winners. Jury consists of Vanessa DesClaux, The Tate Modern/London, Tom Morton, curator at the Hayward Gallery/London and contributing editor at Frieze, and Francesco Manacorda, Curator, the Barbican Art Gallery/London. Winners will be announced the first week of June, 2009. Winners art will be flown to London by MYARTSPACE and represented at the Scream London Gallery.
For more details on the competition see:
For more details on the Scream London Gallery, see:http://www.screamlondon.com
THE CANVAS PROJECT - March 26, 2009
The Canvas Project Your work at the world's busiest airport! Sign up to receive five 3"x3" canvases and a list of 5 user generated words that you are to interpret onto each canvas. The goal of the exhibition is to create a visual encyclopedia using mini canvases and artists from all over the world. At least one of your canvases will be published in an Art House book and one will be on display at the worlds busiest airport, The Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Sign up deadline is April 15, 2009.
To sign up:http://www.arthousecoop.com/canvasproject
CALL FOR ART ABOUT THE "7 DEADLY SINS" - March 20, 2009
Submit 1-5 pieces based on this theme. All submissions must be digital in the following format: No more than 5 images, 72 dpi resolution, 600 x 600 max. Or provide URL(s) for your work, directed to specific works considered for submission. Work is NOT limited to 2-D pieces. All media welcomed. Entry fee.
Please email all submissions and inquiries to:
Philippa Iolanthe Bergmann
CALL FOR NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD THEMED ART - March 20, 2009
Call to Artists/ Animators/ Illustrators World Wide - Night of the Living Dead: Reanimated. A mass-collaborative artistic re-envisioning of the 1968 cult classic. Artists are asked to recreate scenes through their own style, media and process. With the project entering it's final round, this is your last chance to participate!
For more information:http://email@example.com
Wednesday, March 04, 2009
INTERNATIONAL JURIED ART SHOW - June 26, 2009
Seeking entries for its 7th annual international juried art show, "What's the Big Idea?" to be held November 6 - December 3, 2009. Artists 18 years and older, working in all 2-D and 3-D art media, are invited to submit digital entries. The exhibition is limited to original artwork created within two years of the entry date. Artists should consider the theme, applying concepts considered to be visionary, lofty and bold. The exhibit is open to the general public and artwork must be viewable for all ages. Prizes include a $2,000 purchase prize as well as numerous other prizes. Entry fee is $35 for up to three submissions.
For a prospectus and entry form send a SASE to:
What's the Big Idea?
Northbrook Public Library
1201 Cedar Lane
Northbrook IL 60062
Tuesday, March 03, 2009
ONLINE ART EXHIBITION - April 1, 2009
Open to everyone, any size, any medium except for video. Submit up to three images via our website. Entry fee.
Max Miller Art
Monday, March 02, 2009
SELL YOUR TEAPOTS - March 31, 2009
Teapotguy wants to sell your ceramic teapots.