Sunday, February 28, 2010
SUMMER ART SHOW POSTER CONTEST - May 1, 2010
Artists are invited to submit up to 3 pieces of artwork around the theme of Summer in Magnolia to be considered for the Magnolia Art Show's Poster Contest. The winning piece will be featured on the 2010 Magnolia Summer Festival and Art Show poster & postcard, the cover of the program, and other print media advertising. The artist will be given full credit for his/her work and information about the artist will appear in the program and website. Additionally, the winner is invited to have a free booth during the festival ($100 value). No entry fee.
Apply by mail or online:
Magnolia Chamber of Commerce
3214 West McGraw St 301B
Seattle WA 98199http://www.magnoliaartshow.org/formPoster.html
LOS ANGELES ART WALK SEEKS ARTISTS - March 29, 2010
All mediums are welcome. This 1-day event is from 4pm-10pm. With upward of 6000 people in attendance each month, this event offers an enormous amount of exposure. This is a great opportunity to make contacts, meet artists in the area, and gain access to a young, hip, and involved audience. Entry fee.
You may submit your work using the Submission Form, or you can email links and images:
The Annex LA
401 S Main St
Los Angeles CA 90013http://firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, February 27, 2010
REGIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION - May 6, 2010
Call for entries in a competition resulting in a Photography Invitational Exhibition in June in downtown Spartanburg. The competition is open to all professional and amateur photographers age 18 or over, currently residing in North Carolina, South Carolina or Georgia. Selected photographers will be invited to participate in a juried show and compete for awards. A total of $4,000 in prizes will be awarded. Best of Show will receive $1,000 and a fine art photography web site for one year. Entry fee.
Complete competition rules, entry form and release forms:
145 West Main St
Spartanburg SC 29306http://www.carolinagalleryart.com/default2.asp
Friday, February 26, 2010
CALL FOR PUBLIC ART PROPOSALS - March 26, 2010
Seeking to commission one or more artists (or teams of artists) to create site-specific artwork to enhance and activate a one-mile stretch of streetscape along 14th Street, in downtown Denver, CO. This stretch, from Market Street to Colfax Avenue, will become a primary pedestrian zone connecting Lower Downtown (LoDo), the Denver Theatre District, and the Golden Triangle cultural district and Civic Center. Plans are underway to widen the sidewalks on the north side of the street and encourage more restaurants, entertainment and retail along the street. Street improvements such as benches, planters, new signage, lighting and traffic controls are included in the scope of this project. Ultimately, these improvements will encourage a lively and activated pedestrian destination, and the artwork should complement and augment these efforts. The budget for this project is approximately $180,000.
Denver Office of Cultural Affairs
201 W Colfax Av Dept 1007
Denver CO 80202
CALL FOR PUBLIC ART PROPOSALS - March 12, 2010
Seeking to commission an artist or team of artists to create site-specific artwork for the Stapleton Branch Library, a new facility being built at Roslyn Dr. and 29th Avenue. The funding currently designated for public art at the site is $85,000 including design, fabrication and installation. However, additional funds may be available, depending where and how the artwork is integrated into the structure and design of the building. The project is open to all artists in the U.S. working in all media and materials.
Denver Office of Cultural Affairs
201 W Colfax Av Dept 1007
Denver CO 80202
PHOTOGRAPHY/DIGITAL IMAGERY COMPETITION - May 1, 2010
The theme of the show is open interpretation, represented by traditional and digital photography as well as digital imagery. This competition is open to all artists 18 years of age and older, who are legally residing in the United States. The judge for the competition is Anna Tomczak. Anna's large format dye-infusion transfer photographs are widely exhibited and are in Museum, University, Private and Corporate Collections. Awards of $1750.
For a prospectus:
Thursday, February 25, 2010
CALL FOR PUBLIC ART PROPOSALS - March 11, 2010
The selected artist/team will work collaboratively with the Master Plan Consultants to provide an artist's perspective on the overall design of the PMP, as well as identify opportunities to include public art of their design (or by others) into the development of the San Jose/Santa Clara Water Pollution Control Plant (Plant). This opportunity is open to individual artists or artist-led teams working or living in the United States. All applicants must have all necessary documentation and permits to work in the United States at the time of submittal of qualifications. Only artist/teams that have completed a large scale public art projects and/or planning projects with a total aggregate (planning, design and implementation) budget greater than $300,000 will be considered.
Details available from:
Public Art Program Coordinator
City of San Jose Office of Cultural Affairs
170 W San Carlos St
San Jose CA 95113
BOOK/FILM/MUSIC CREATIVE SPIRIT AWARDS - March 1, 2010
The competition is open to Independent Films, Studio Films, Corporate Films, Independent/Local Musicians, Musicians signed with large or small record labels, Self-Published Authors, Authors signed with a large or small publishing company, or any artist who has created a film, music or book project. Entry fee.
CALL FOR SCULPTORS - March 18, 2010
Juried competition for group sculpture exhibition to run May 3 - May 14, 2010; opening event Saturday night May 1. Winner to receive $2,500 in bronze casting services. Jury: Excalibur Sculpture Foundry Artists.
For Prospectus and Entry Form send SASE to (or website):
Excalibur Bronze Sculpture Foundry
309 Starr St
Brooklyn NY 11237http://email@example.com
ONLINE ARTS JOURNAL SEEKS ART & WRITING - December 31, 2010
A new online arts journal and community is now accepting submissions for the following: Essays, Fiction, Poetry, Short plays, Theatrical sketches, Photography, Digital art, Music, Short videos. Submissions are accepted continuously.
Broken Dirty Gonehttp://www.brokendirtygone.com
Wednesday, February 24, 2010
RAY BRADBURY SCIENCE FICTION ART CONTEST - March 19, 2010
Using the relationship between life and death as your theme, oﬀer a response in your choice of media. The contest is open to high school students and adults. Submission will be separated by entry form then into high school and adult, and further separated into Waukegan resident and non-resident resulting in twelve categories. Visual Arts Submissions of sculptures, paintings, photographs, and drawings will be classiﬁed as visual arts. Submissions of video and song will be classiﬁed as multimedia. Cash prizes for age and category. No entry fee.
847-623-2041 x 234http://firstname.lastname@example.org
ANNUAL EXHIBITION OF CONTEMPORARY ART - April 1, 2010
Open to all US and international artists, all mediums. Juror: Kim Foster, Director of Kim Foster Gallery, NYC. Cash Prizes. Group exhibition June 27 - July 20, 2010. $35/3 pieces.
Send SASE for prospectus or download:
53rd Chautauqua Annual Exhibition
1 Ames Av
Chautauqua NY 14722http://www.ciweb.org/VACI
INTERNATIONAL CHRISTIAN ART COMPETITION - April 30, 2010
5th Annual International Christian Art Competition. $3,500 in Cash Awards. There are 7 categories: 1) best two dimensional work (paintings, drawings etc.); 2) best song; 3) best short film; 4) best sculpture; 5) best photography; 6) best digitally enhanced photography; 7) best mixed media. Sponsored by ART for GOD and Artbeat of America. There are licensing agreements available as well as mentoring programs. Entry fee.
For questions please call or email, or to see previous winners:
CALL FOR PUBLIC ART (MURAL) PROPOSALS - March 5, 2010
Open to professional public artists or public artist teams who are experienced in the media and site specifications required for the project and are living in the Midwest region of the United States, including those states that directly border Nebraska. This comprises the following states: Nebraska, Iowa, North and South Dakota, Kansas, Missouri, Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois, Michigan, Indiana, Ohio, Colorado and Wyoming.
For details and questions contact:
J D Hutton
Nebraska Arts Council
1004 Farnam St Plaza Level
Omaha NE 68102-1885
CALL FOR PUBLIC ART PROPOSALS - March 4, 2010
Utah Public Art Program and Mountainland Applied Technology College are requesting letters of interest and qualifications from artists interested in creating site specific art for this first facility on the new campus in the Thanksgiving Point development area of North Utah Valley in Lehi, Utah. Budget: $133,000. Applications are being accepted via hard copy/CD or online.
For more information contact:
Utah Public & Design Arts
617 East South Temple
Salt Lake City UT 84102
ANNUAL NON-FICTION WRITING CONTEST - April 15, 2010
Writers are invited to submit manuscripts exploring the creative non-fiction form. Maximum entry length is 5000 words, typed, double-spaced. Multiple entries are allowed. Entrants will receive a one-year subscription. Those already subscribing will receive a one-year extension.
Complete submission guidelines:
New Westminster BC V3L 5B2
CALL FOR MURAL PROPOSALS - March 8, 2010
Seeking proposals from artists for a site specific mural street art project. Funds for this project will come from the New York Main Street Program, administered by the DIA. The Commission seeks to create a public art mural at a highly visible vehicular community location in the heart of downtown. The surface is a concrete wall with approximate dimensions of 48 feet by 13 feet. Remuneration: $2,000 (grant to cover all artist expenses & costs). Open to all artists residing within New York State.
For more information:
Community Arts Partnership
CALL FOR ARTISTS - March 15, 2010
All media. Accepting proposals for exhibition, EXCHANGE, to be installed in two venues in Boston and Lawrence, MA, October - December 2010. No entry fee.
CALL FOR ART CONTAINING TEXT - March 12, 2010
The Upstate Artists Guild presents ConTEXT, a national show of work containing text.
The show will run April 2 - 23 at the Upstate Artists Guild located at 247 Lark Street, in Albany, NY. All media is permitted. Entry fee.
You can submit online or email questions:http://email@example.com
Tuesday, February 23, 2010
ENVIRONMENTAL ART EXHIBITION - April 6, 2010
In celebration of its 40th anniversary, NRDC is offering its first-ever Environmental Art Prize. The goal of the prize is to remind viewers of the earth's natural beauty and to draw attention to the serious environmental threats facing our planet. The winner, chosen by jury, will have the opportunity to be featured in an exhibition at New York's Nabi Gallery
in June and July, 2010. Artists must submit images of six environmentally related paintings, drawings, prints, or mixed media pieces via Flickr. Photographs, sculptures, videos, and conceptual or performance art pieces will not be considered.
Natural Resources Defense Council
40 W 20th St
New York NY 10011
The Denver Office of Cultural Affairs (DOCA) seeks to commission one or more artists or teams of artists to create site-specific artwork for a new state-of-the-art Police Crime Lab. The new facility will occupy a prominent corner in the Golden Triangle / Civic Center neighborhood at 14th Avenue and Cherokee Street. The funding currently designated for public art at the site is approximately $330,000 including design, fabrication, potential lighting and installation. The project is open to all artists in the U.S. working in a variety of media and materials.
Denver Office of Cultural Affairs
201 W Colfax Av Dept 1007
Denver CO 80202
Monday, February 22, 2010
WATERTOWN/BELMONT MASSACHUSETTS OPEN STUDIOS - March 1, 2010
Artists living and/or working in Watertown or Belmont, Massachusetts are encouraged to participate in the First Annual Watertown and Belmont Open Studios on the weekend of April 24-25, 2010. This inaugural event has been organized by a committee comprised of artists from both communities, working in collaboration with representatives of the Arsenal Center for the Arts and the Belmont Gallery of Art. In addition to Watertown and Belmont Open Studio weekend, submitted works by artists without their own exhibit or studio space may be selected for display at Arsenal Center for the Arts April 15 - May 28, 2010, (Opening Reception: Thursday, April 22, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m) and The Belmont Gallery of Art April 1-30, 2010 (Reception: Friday, April 23, 2010, 5:30 - 7:30 p.m). Juried group exhibitions may also submit. Open Studios are a great opportunity for the public to meet local artists, see their artwork, learn about their creative processes, purchase work and perhaps even commission new work. Refundable entry fees apply.
For more information and to download an application:http://firstname.lastname@example.org
SOUTHERN OPEN JURIED EXHIBITION - March 22, 2010
This is a juried exhibition featuring artists from the 5 southern states of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida. Open to all visual artists over 18 years of age who are not presently in a degree-seeking program. Entries can include all types of media; photography, video/DVD and multimedia installations. Works that are original, completed within the past two years and not previously exhibited at the AcA will qualify for submission. A jurior's pick award of $1,000 and two $600 will be announced at the opening reception on May 8, 2010, 6-8pm. Juror's pick award will also receive a solo exhibition as part of the AcA’s Side Gallery Series during May 2011. Purchase awards ranging from $500 to $2500. Entry fee.
Acadiana Center for the Arts
101 W Vermilion St
Lafayette LA 70501
CALL FOR CALIFORNIA ARTISTS & PHOTOGRAPHERS - April 16, 2010
Call for Art and Photography exhibitors residing in Sacramento, Yolo, San Joaquin, Placer, El Dorado, Sutter, Solano, Contra Costa and Amador Counties. Entry fee.
Sacramento County Fair
INTERNATIONAL CALL TO ARTISTS - March 1, 2010
An unlimited variety of medium and disciplines are accepted and an unlimited variety of subjects and styles are eligible for each category including - but not limited to - traditional, contemporary, and conceptual art. Finalists will be selected for artistic excellence. AWARDS: $4,550 USD Total Value. Entry fee.
INTERNATIONAL BIENNIAL OF MINIATURE ART - May 22, 2010
The exhibition has competitive character. It is open to professional artists and students of final years of Art Academies. Each artist may send three entries in any technique /with the exception of bookplates/, maximum format 10x10cm (4'x4' inches),
outer dimensions of pass-partou may not exceed 20x20cm (8'x 8' inches). Cash prizes amount 2000 US dollars. Entry fee.
O.P.K Gaude Mater
+48/ 34 324 36 38
+48/ 34 365 17 60(FAX)http://email@example.com
CALL FOR UP AND COMING NEW JERSEY ARTISTS - April 6, 2010
Regional Art Talent Search Competition for Young Up and Coming Artists Call for Entries, Chester, New Jersey. Accepting entries from artists ages 18 to 25 for representational paintings of original concept and design in oil, acrylic, watercolor or pastel. The juried exhibit containing 50 pieces will be April 16 through April 18 at Highlands Art Gallery, Chester Village Square, 54 Main St Suite 3, Chester, NJ. All paintings will be for sale. The judge is Mary Birmingham, Curator of the Hunterdon Art Museum. Awards are Best in Show $500, 2nd Place $250, 3rd Place $100, and People's Choice Award $50 and a trophy. Artists can enter online or by mail. Entry fee.
For more details, prospectus, questions, see:
Sunday, February 21, 2010
CALL FOR OUTDOOR ART PROPOSALS - April 1, 2010
Works can be in any media, functional or non-functional, and must be suitable for outdoors. Two works will be selected for installation in the newly constructed neighborhood park, and will be on loan for a period of eighteen (18) months. Each artist or artist team may submit existing works or proposed works for consideration. This Request for Proposals (RFP) is open to all professional artists over the age of 18, who currently reside within a 50-mile radius of Chattanooga, TN. Each selected sculpture will receive a $3,750 award for the 18-month lease period.
Department of Parks and Recreation
1102 South Watkins St
Chattanooga TN 37404
LITERARY REVIEW SEEKS BLACK & WHITE ART - April 1, 2010
We publish poetry, fiction, nonfiction, essays, artwork, and work that resists categorization. The journal was founded in 1947 and has since published an eclectic variety of work by established and emerging writers. Work first published in WHR has been reprinted or cited in the Pushcart Prize Anthology, O. Henry Prize Stories, Best American Short Stories, Best American Essays, Best American Poetry, and on Poetry Daily. If you have artwork that would reproduce well in black and white, or that you would like us to consider for the color cover, please send either a link to your website where we may peruse recent work or a zip file with 2-3 samples in (email-sized) jpeg format. Recent artists featured on the cover include Sandy Brunvand, Alexis Mackenzie, Amy Stein, and Patrick Foran.
Send your link or sample to:firstname.lastname@example.org
CALL FOR NATURE THEMED ART - February 22, 2010
Tyler Arboretum, one of Pennsylvania's foremost regional destinations, is seeking participants for the 2010 exhibition, Nature's Enchantment, a magical connection of Nature for children and families consisting of educational and engaging exhibits and displays. Entry fee.
Saturday, February 20, 2010
ANNUAL JURIED PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION - May 7, 2010
Originating in 1975, Paducah Photo has grown from a fledgling contest to the Mid-South's most prestigious annual photographic event. Open to all photographers working in digital or film photography, including color and black & white photography, photographic book arts, and photographic alternative processes. All work submitted must be original, completed in the last three years and not previously exhibited in a Paducah Photo exhibition. No size restrictions. Juror: Michael Johnson, Professor of Photography, Murray State University. Awards: $1,700. Exhibition dates: June 19-July 24. Entry fee.
Venue, call, submit online, questions:
Yeiser Art Center
Paducah KY 42001
CALL FOR ART ABOUT ANIMALS - April 1, 2010
Seeking submissions for "When the Animal Holds a Space: A Celebration of Zoomorphic Vessels," a juried exhibition that will run from Saturday, April 24, 2010 until Saturday, June 5, 2010. Only three-dimensional work is eligible. All work must have a zoomorphic (animal) form in which either the representational, abstract, or symbolic "presence" of an animal in some way contains, carries, protects, or otherwise "holds a space." Eligible vessel forms include (but are not limited to): bowls, cups, goblets, rhyta, jars, urns, oil lamps, vases, boats, canoes, kayaks, whistles, rattles, bells, and other vessels and vessel-like objects. Both functional and non-functional vessels are eligible. No entry fee.
Contact information & submission guidelines:
True North Gallery
25 Woodbury St
South Hamilton MA 01982
INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ANIMAL PHOTOGRAPHY - March 16, 2010
The Center is looking for images that insightfully portray the diversity of the animal kingdom. The exhibition is open to photographers worldwide, both amateur and professional. With selection for this exhibition, artists and their work will be seen by an international audience of collectors, curators, art consultants from around the world. Over $1400 in awards along with all exhibitors are included in the Center's online gallery. Entry fee.
For more information:http://email@example.com
Friday, February 19, 2010
CALL TO SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA ARTISTS - March 27, 2010
Submit artwork in any medium 2-D or 3-D (except film, video or installation) to Pacific Art League of Palo Alto for juried show "In The Garden." Exhibition opens April 2 with a reception as part of Palo Alto First Friday Artwalk and continues through April 29. Juror: Preston Metcalf, Curator of Art, Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA. Awards: 1st: $250 + solo show in Corridor Gallery; 2nd: $100; 3rd: $50. Fee: $25 for 2 entries. Hand-deliver actual work on Friday March 26 from 10 am to 4 pm, or Saturday March 27 from 10 am to 1 pm.
For prospectus send SASE, call, view web, or email:
Pacific Art League
668 Ramona St
Palo Alto CA 94301-2545
NORTHWEST ANNUAL PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION - March 25, 2010
Humboldt Arts Council presents an exhibition open to all photographers residing in the Pacific Northwest: Northern California (from Monterey Bay north), Oregon, Washington, British Columbia, Yukon Territory, and Alaska. Grand Prize: $1,000; Five Best of Show Awards for $250 each. All photography media accepted: black & white, color, Polaroid, digital prints and non-silver process print may be submitted. Diptychs, triptychs or multiples must be print on one sheet of paper to be considered as a single entry. Entry fee.
Entry forms available at:
Humboldt Arts Council
636 F St
Eureka CA 95501http://www.humboldtarts.org
Thursday, February 18, 2010
ART & CRAFT FESTIVAL CALL FOR ENTRIES - March 12, 2010
This two-day outdoor open to the public from 1:00pm until 8:00pm on both Saturday and Sunday, May 29 & 30, 2010. The festival jury will select artists to fill approximately 70 available artist booths. All original art and craft is eligible, including, but not limited to: wood, glass, fiber, photography, metal, printmaking, sculpture, painting, pottery, jewelry, drawing, 2D mixed media, and 3D mixed media. Entry fee.
To request an application package and festival prospectus:
Rockville Art & Craft Festival
NATIONAL SMALL OIL PAINTING EXHIBITION - June 7, 2010
The National Small Oil Painting Exhibition 2010. The Wichita Center for the Arts, September 10-October 24, 2010. $7,500 in cash and purchase awards. Juror: Aaron Morgan Brown. Maximum size 18x24 in. or 432 sq. in. $30 for 3 entries.
Prospectus available at:
CALL FOR ART ABOUT SPRING - March 15, 2010
CALADAN GALLERY presents a juried exhibition entitled "elemental spring". In anticipation of Spring and metamorphosis... Caladan Gallery invites artists to submit works that reveal the presence of LIGHT and AIR. The light changes, the air becomes sweet - a breeze works its way through growth and the shoots of plants - the sun's rays dance on the water and weave through shadow; All is an interplay of elemental celebration. We are looking for the visual representation of this transformation. We have been extremely fortunate to be creating an exciting, diverse, and active meeting place for artists. We are averaging over 50,000 viewers a month, and have provided a warm and positive virtual atmosphere since 2003. All mediums except video are eligible. Entry fee $20 for 3 images.
For a prospectus please write, call, or go to:
Cambridge MA 02139
LITERARY MAGAZINE SEEKS BLACK & WHITE ART - March 1, 2010
The Sow's Ear Poetry Review, a quarterly literary magazine founded in 1988, features artwork in black and white in all media on the cover and alongside poems. Needs are ongoing (no deadlines). Send high-contrast images by email or on CD. Prefer JPEG or TIFF files at 300 dpi. Supply a brief bio with submissions. Payment is in copies of the magazine.
Send art and queries to:
Kristin Camitta Zimet
217 Brookneill Dr
Winchester VA 22602http://firstname.lastname@example.org
50-50 SHOW CALL FOR ENTRIES - April 13, 2010
Accepted artists will create 50 small works over the course of 50 days. Each artist will choose a theme for their 50 pieces and use the same medium for all 50 pieces. Production will begin May 17, 2010, and end July 5, 2010. All media will be accepted. Artists may prime panels, or attach canvas, drawings, or watercolor paper. 3D sculpture may be attached to panels (must be wall-mounted only and fit in allocated space). The 50-50 Show is a fundraising event, and all artworks will be for sale. Entry fee.
Sanchez Art Center
INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR 12 X 12 ART - March 19, 2010
The call to artists show 12 x 12 is for any and all artists worldwide to submit any work that is either produced digitally, or produced using the digital process. No work can exceed the dimensions of 12 inches x 12 inches total. The goal of this show is to showcase your work from around the world in our gallery for the patrons to see and purchase your unique pieces. Artspace will charge a 20% commission on artworks sold.
For more information:http://www.calltoartistsnow.com
WATERCOLOR EXHIBITION - July 16, 2010
Gloucester, Massachusetts - New England Watercolor Society's 12th Biennial North American Open Show, September 24 - October 24, 2010, hosted by the North Shore Arts Association. Juror: John T. Salminen NWS, AWS.DF. $5,000 in awards. Entry fee.
For prospectus download from website or send #10 SASE to:
28 Church St #3
Winchester MA 01890http://www.newenglandwatercolorsociety.org
Wednesday, February 17, 2010
PRINTMAKING RESIDENCY PROGRAM - March 1, 2010
Free yearlong studio residencies for emerging artists. The Keyholder Residency includes free 24/7 access to a large shared studio with printmaking facilities, stipend, storage space and basic supplies, exhibition opportunities, educational programming, and support services. Artists from all disciplines are eligible: printmaking skills are recommended but not required, and basic instruction in printmaking is available at no cost.
For more information about the residency, studio facilities, and application requirements:
Lower East Side Printshop
306 W 37th St 6th Floor
New York NY 10018
CALL FOR PUBLIC ART PROPOSALS - March 15, 2010
The Bradenton DDA Public Art Advisory Board seeks to commission original art or a series of artworks, that will signify the entrance or access points to the neighborhood known as the Village of the Arts. The Village of the Arts is a community of artists living and working together in a historic neighborhood near downtown Bradenton, Florida. Approximately thirty-five artists studios, galleries, cafes and related businesses are located in its five square blocks. The Bradenton Downtown Development Authority seeks art for key points of entrance into the neighborhood that will communicate the presence of an arts community. It may be a single piece but there is strong interest in the possibility of a series of related pieces, or of multiples. Artwork must be designed to withstand the Florida climate which includes extremes of ultraviolet light, heat, rain, and hurricane force winds. Budget: $50,000.
For a complete Call to Artists, instructions, maps and other information:http://email@example.com
OPEN CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS/COLLABORATIONS - May 1, 2010
The curatorial team of The 2nd Roma Pavilion - Call the Witness (Suzana Milevska, Vladan Jeremic, Enisa Eminovska and Rena Raedle) announces its open call for artists, researchers and media archive. Entry fee.
ARTS FESTIVAL CALL FOR ARTIST PROPOSALS - March 15, 2010
The Salem Arts Festival promotes the arts in downtown Salem through a collaborative festival for residents and visitors providing opportunities to highlight the existing artist community and encourage general community participation in the arts. The 2009 festival had over 4,000 visitors. The Festival is looking for art and performance for the sophisticated art patron as well as for the art novice including interactive events for children. It will engage participants of diverse backgrounds and ages by reaching out to current art patrons, local students, and the community at large. The Salem Arts Festival will celebrate all the arts: painting, photography, sculpture, dance, music, writing, film, new media, performance, theatre, poetry, culinary and visual art.
Proposals should be submitted to:
Salem Main Streets
265 Essex St
Salem MA 01970
COLLEGE STUDENT FILM COMPETITION - June 11, 2010
College students are invited to create a film or video (5 minutes or less in length) that best communicates The Christophers' message that one person can make a difference. Entries can express this theme in any genre or shooting style, but must be submitted as region 1 or regionless DVDs or on standard, full-sized VHS in NTSC format. No entry fee.
For more information:http://www.christophers.org
Tuesday, February 16, 2010
NYC PHOTOGRAPHER DIANA LEVINE PHOTO SHOOT OPPORTUNITY - April 22, 2010
Diana is searching for emerging photographers to submit their best work and assist her on an up and coming celebrity shoot, to learn the ropes and have an unparalleled professional experience. Please submit 2 of your best photographs, showcasing your knowledge of lighting and creativity. Additionally, Diana would like to see your experience and requests that you send your resume. Entry fee.
CALL FOR ART AND WRITING - March 1, 2010
The exhibit is open to all living artists and writers ages 16 and over. Humongous ribbons, and monetary prizes will be awarded. First, second, and third prizes in both visual art and writing will be chosen as well as the "We Know Best Award" determined by the votes of the viewing public. Entry fee.
For a prospectus with entry forms, and complete submission guidelines:
Arts Center/Old Forge
FREE ART OF ENGRAVING SEMINAR - April 16, 2010
The American Numismatic Association (ANA) welcomes applications for the 2010/2011 Art of Engraving Seminar in Colorado Springs. The seminar dates are June 26 - July 2, 2010, and June 25 - July 1, 2011. FULL SCHOLARSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE FOR THIS ONE-OF-A-KIND CLASS TO TEACH THE VANISHING ART OF MEDALLIC ENGRAVING. The Art of Engraving is a two-week (one week per year) seminar underwritten by the Gilroy and Lillian P. Roberts Charitable Foundation. This course explores the ancient art of hand die-engraving, and the processes now used to create coins and medallions. Six candidates will receive a full 2010 scholarship, including tuition, room and board and transportation. Students who complete the first year will be given a scholarship to the second class in 2011. Applicants must submit a completed application and slides/photographs of at least four examples of their art work for consideration. No fees.
For information and applications:
ANA Art of Engraving
818 N Cascade Av
Colorado Springs CO 80903-3279
CALL TO ARTISTS - March 20, 2010
Announcing a call to artists for "Alpan International 2010", June 2-26, 2010. Awards include US $1,000 cash to the "Best of Show", group show at the gallery in June, no commission on sales and inclusion in the online registry. Juror: Hitomi Iwasaki, Director of Exhibitions/Curator, Queens Museum of Art in New York City. Open to artists over 18 years of age working in two and three dimensions in any media including photography, installation and video. Fee: $35 for 3 images and $5 for each additional image.
For a prospectus send an SASE or apply online:
2 West Carver St
Huntington NY 11743
CALL FOR FASHION DESIGNS - April 8, 2010
All fashion designers are invited to submit their best work and take part in this one of a kind opportunity to be featured in a high profile runway event. The selected designer will collaborate directly with MJ Diehl and Roman Milisic on a one-of-a-kind piece of couture, plus the winner will be able to include a second piece to be independently designed. The collaboration will take place in the House of Diehl New York City studio and these pieces will be used in a high profile runway event and will be included in an exhibition at art institutions worldwide.
CALL FOR ENVIRONMENTAL INSTALLATIONS - March 31, 2010
Eligibility: all media; must be 18 or older; indoor works considered. GREEN TOO, a complementary component of GREEN, invites artists to propose small to large scale installations for the 3300 sq. ft. Mezzanine Gallery. The jury is interested in installations that physically immerse the audience in environmental issues. To learn more about GREEN TOO, please refer to the separate online prospectus. Indoor works only will be considered for GREEN TOO. Exhibition dates: July 16 - October 8, 2010. Entry fee.
Prospectus & information:http://firstname.lastname@example.org
53rd NATIONAL JURIED ART SHOW - March 22, 2010
Exhibition: June 4 - September 19, 2010. $3,300 in awards. 2010 Juror: Amy Freeman. Open to all fine art media including video (no installations please). The work selected for the Best in Show Purchase Award will become part of the Arts Center's Permanent Collection. Open to all U.S. artists 18 years or older. Artists may submit up to four artworks for Entry Fee of $25. Submission by slides or digital images in jpeg format on CD.
Download prospectus or questions:
The Arts Center at the Imperial Centre
Rocky Mount, North Carolina
Monday, February 15, 2010
INTERNATIONAL SMALL WORKS EXHIBITION - April 1, 2010
Entry Deadline is April 1st for artists interested in participating for the first time. Former participating artists will receive invitations by mail by April 1st. This is a traditional gallery-goers' favorite with over 200 artists each represented by one small recent work in a diversity of styles and medias. Exhibition: Friday, May 28 through Saturday, July 10, 2010. Entry fee.
173 W Main
TOM HOWARD/JOHN H REID SHORT STORY CONTEST - March 31, 2010
18th year. Ten cash prizes totaling $5,550. Top prize $3,000. Seeks short stories, essays and other works of prose, up to 5,000 words. Winning entries published online. Both published and unpublished work accepted. Fee per entry is $15, payable to Winning Writers. Judges: J.H. Reid, D.C. Konrad.
Submit online or mail to:
Attn: Tom Howard Short Story Contest
351 Pleasant St PMB 222
Northampton MA 01060http://www.winningwriters.com/tomstory
CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL CHILDREN'S FILM FESTIVAL - May 31, 2010
CICFF is the largest annual festival of films for children in the world, programming over 200 films and videos from 40 countries. The Festival showcases the best in culturally diverse, non-violent, value affirming new cinema for children & youth and welcomes 25,000 attendees and including nearly 130 filmmakers, media professionals, and celebrities each year who attend to lead interactive workshops. The CICFF is the only Academy Award qualifying children's film festival in the world.
Chicago International Children's Film Festival
1517 W Fullerton Av
Chicago IL 60614
PROVINCETOWN/CAPE COD ART INTERNSHIPS - May 1, 2010
Designed to give interns a rich introduction to non-profit arts administration, full immersion into the Museum School at PAAM, the opportunity to teach children’s art workshops, to express their promotional and marketing skills, or to work directly with the more than 3,000 pieces of American art held in PAAM’s permanent collection. PAAM strongly believes in the customization of internships to take advantage of the strengths and interests of the individual intern. These are non-paying internships in Provincetown during Summer 2010.
Provincetown Art Association and Museum
460 Commercial St
Provincetown MA 02657http://email@example.com
CALL TO PUGET SOUND ARTISTS - March 5, 2010
The 15th annual Greenwood-Phinney ArtWalk is open to all 2D and 3D visual artists living or working in the greater Puget Sound area. The ArtWalk is a festive neighborhood event. Advertised throughout the city, it draws thousands of people. The Greenwood-Phinney ArtWalk will be held Friday evening, May 14th, from 6 to 9 pm and Saturday, May 15th, from noon to 5 pm. Entry fee.
For more details:
INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ARTISTS - April 16, 2010
Artists working in all 2- and 3-dimensional mediums, including installations (with or without a video component), are invited to submit images of their work along with an application form to be considered for the next biennium (2011-2012) of exhibits at the Maude Kerns Art Center. Group show proposals will also be considered. Entry fee.
For more information:
Maude Kerns Art Center
1910 E 15th Av
Eugene OR 97403
CALL FOR WOMAN: WHO IS SHE? THEMED ART - February 28, 2010
Accepting painting, sculpture, fibers, prints, ceramics, video (must provide own equipment), photography and mixed media submissions. Please reduce the images of your work to 200k or less per image. Please include with your submission: Your name, email address, phone number, title of work(s), year created, dimensions, media, price. Also include a brief explanation of how your piece(s) relate to the theme. I'm looking for something that reads quickly and easily to accompany your work on display (2-5 lines). Make sure your work is available to hang the morning of Thursday March 4th. Alta Space does not insure art on display nor do they ask for a commission for pieces that sell. Wall pieces must be able to hang from a hook. No cleats, please. Exhibits last one month. Entry fee.
Send your submissions to:
Attn: Jason Koster
Alta Space in Downtown Phoenix
600 N Fourth St (S/W corner of 4th & Pierce)
Phoenix AZ firstname.lastname@example.org
CALL FOR LATIN/LATINO-AMERICAN THEMED ART - March 1, 2010
Latin Pop Shop, a new online retail gallery specializing in Latino, Latino-American and Latin-themed arts and handmade gifts is currently accepting submissions in preparation for its launch. We seek unique work from: artists/painters/photographers; jewelers (handmade accessories); apparel designers (t-shirt makers/silkscreen items); authors (self-published or otherwise; fiction/poetry/cookbooks).
For more info or to submit your work via email:http://email@example.com
CALL FOR ARTISTS WITH DISABILITIES - March 19, 2010
Ray of Joy is a juried art exhibition, for artists with developmental disabilities living within the State of North Carolina, that will recognize the daily struggles of individuals living with disabilities, while celebrating the many joys of lives lived more closely. Artists must be individuals living with a cognitive or physical barrier that restricts the normal process of creating visual art. (for example, developmental disability, stroke, dementia, limited upper body movement). Exhibition March 26 - May 15, 2010. Entry fee.
For complete guidelines:
INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ART - November 1, 2010
Art Inter/National is a celebration of artistic expression from all over the world. It's an exhibition that displays how the space one occupies both influences and guides the creative process. Box Heart encourages diversity in the media used to create the work, in the artists and his/her interpretation of Art Inter/National. There are no limits or boundaries, no categories or types. One artist will receive the Best of Show Award. This artist is awarded Box Heart "Artist of the Year" and receives their own Solo Exhibition in the 2012 Exhibition Year. This includes Gallery Representation with Box Heart Gallery. Entry fee.
4523 Liberty Av
Pittsburgh PA 15224http://firstname.lastname@example.org
Sunday, February 14, 2010
JURIED FIBER ART COMPETITION - March 7, 2010
A Stitch Apart. The show is displaying March 28-29, 2010. This show features all forms of fiber art and will be judged on the message, emotion or meaning communicated by the piece. The show boasts 1,000 visitorsover one weekend, and the Fiber Art Competition will present five awards totaling $500. Entry fee.
CALL FOR OUTDOOR SCULPTURE - April 12, 2010
Art on the Town, Port Angeles WA. The outdoor venue showcases the artists' work in an
inviting, family-oriented, pedestrian-friendly environment. Display sites include the waterfront, Downtown sidewalks, and pocket park areas with a backdrop of Olympic National Park and international ferries to Victoria, B.C. ART on the town promotes the multi-faceted artworks with regularly scheduled guided tours and other events. Self-guided walking tours are also promoted with easy-to-use sculpture tour maps. The diversity of the public viewing the works annually creates a valuable market for the promotion and sale of the featured artwork. Installation by May 31, 2010, and show closes July 15, 2011. No Entry Fee.
Details and entry forms:http://portangelesdowntown.com/art_on_the_town.php
NATIONAL STORY-THEMED FINE ART EXHIBITION - March 14, 2010
This exhibition—hosted by Gallery 180 of The Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago—is open to all artists living or working in the US. Work must be original. All media but video and installation are eligible. Each artist may submit up to 3 pieces for the entry fee of $30. Purchase Awards: The Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago will purchase at least one piece from the exhibition, for inclusion into the school's Permanent Collection.
Prospectus available at:http://gallery180.com
CALL FOR LUST-THEMED ART - February 28, 2010
The "Lust" exhibition will run from May 8th to June 19th, 2010. Any work that relates to this theme will be considered for exhibition, regardless of medium. With your submission, please include your brief resume, artist statement, cover letter, and artwork detail list (including title, medium, dimensions, and artist's compensation expected for of each piece submitted) with up to 20 images. If your work is a good fit for the gallery, we will contact you directly. Artists chosen will be announced on our website approximately one month before each exhibition begins. Entry fee.
To submit work:http://www.lanasantorelligallery.com/submissions.html
VOICE DIARY OPEN CALL - March 8, 2010
We have a new open call for you! This one is inspired by The Diary of Anne Frank, and titled The MASTERPIECE Video Diary Open Call. We ve partnered up with MASTERPIECE and are funded by the corporation for public broadcasting, CPB. We are looking for video entries on self-expression, and stories of how you might have overcome moments of tolerance in your life. Have you experienced being bullied or disrespected for the way you look or think, or for what you believe? How have you responded? Express yourself, and send us a compelling diary about your story.
CALL FOR SELF-THEMED ART - April 30, 2010
SELF is a juried exhibition based on variations of the theme of selfhood. What is a self? What does it mean to have a self? Self-portraits are welcome, as are more abstracted explorations of the question: who is this "I" of whom I speak? Open to all artists over 18 working in any medium. This year's guest juror is Aaron Sacco, nationally acclaimed artist and illustrator ("A Scanner Darkly", Charles Schwab commercials, and more.) Prize money and a featured solo show are among the awards for the top three judged works. Entry fee.
Croft Art Gallery
712 Austin Av
Waco TX 76701
WEST VIRGINIA MOUNTAINEER SHORT FILM FESTIVAL - March 1, 2010
Screening works under 20 minutes, programming categories include: documentary, narrative, animation/experimental, young filmmakers (under 18) and works that focus on Appalachian culture and themes. There are no rules governing content or artistic approach. There are no entry fees for submission of work. The only restriction for competitive entries is a 20-minute maximum running time. Awards: $500.00 Best of Festival Award, $200 Best Documentary Award, $200 Best Narrative Award, $200 Best Animation/Experimental Award, $200 Best Appalachian/Regional Award, and $200 Best Young Filmmaker Award. No entry fee.
Division of Art and Design
College of Creative Arts
West Virginia University
Morgantown WV 26506-6111
CALL FOR FABRIC DESIGN - May 15, 2010
Handmade Design in Fabric for Quiltmaking. Annual competition and exhibit of unusual hand dyed and one-of-a-kind surface designed fabrics. Prizes: 1st - 5 day class at QSDS 2011, 2nd - 2 day class at QSDS 2011, 3rd - $150, 4th - $75. Entry fee.
Quilt Surface Design Symposium
464 Vermont Place
Columbus OH 43201
CALL FOR PUBLIC ART PROPOSALS - March 1, 2010
The Denver Office of Cultural Affairs (DOCA) seeks to commission one or more artists or teams of artists to create site-specific artwork for the Central Park Boulevard/I-70 Interchange Public Art Project. The project is open to all artists in the U.S. working in all media and materials, but experience working on projects of this scope is recommended. Budget of $300,000.
DESIGNERS AGAINST AIDS CREATIVE CHALLENGE - March 16, 2010
This event is designed not only to challenge young artists to create exciting, fresh and innovative designs but also to raise awareness of the importance of the fight against AIDS. Ninette is inviting you to submit your videos, photos, cartoons, etc. using elements of pop culture in order to help bring back the sexiness of safe sex. Safe sex is just as important now as it was twenty years ago and this is exactly what DAA is looking for, in your project. The winner will have their piece of visual design selected to be used in future campaigns.
NYC ARTIST RESIDENCIES - March 15, 2010
Recess' mission is to support the creative process of the contemporary artist by providing a space for productive activity and a platform for a partnership with the public. Free of charge and open to the public for half of the artist' work time, Recess facilitates every-day interactions between artists and the public in order to promote the productive space of the working artist as a site of valuable visual and intellectual interactions. Because the space is open to the public and free of charge, artists may engage with their audience in a manner specific to their creative goals, using Recess as a studio, stage, and/or experimental platform. Artists have access to their space for the full duration of their residency and are expected to work on a daily basis or the equivalent of at least twenty hours per week. Recess provides a small stipend. No entry fee.
For more information and to download an application:
41 Grand St
New York NY 10013http://email@example.com
NAOMI CAMPBELL'S FASHION PHOTOGRAPHER SEARCH - April 8, 2010
Naomi Campbell is looking to discover the next fashion photographer in this exciting Creative Invite on Talenthouse. This is your opportunity to do a photo shoot with one of the most recognizable international faces in fashion, Naomi Campbell, for one of the most recognizable fashion magazines, Glamour. Entry fee.
To submit or for more details:http://talenthouse.me/31T
CALL FOR WHATCOM COUNTY ARTISTS - March 2, 2010
Open only to current members of Allied Arts of Whatcom County in all media. All pieces chosen for the exhibit must remain in the gallery through the last day of the exhibit including any pieces sold during that time, unless approved by the Allied Arts of Whatcom County staff. Entry fee.
Allied Arts Gallery
1418 Cornwall Av
Saturday, February 13, 2010
OPEN JURIED ART SHOW - March 15, 2010
Currently soliciting artwork for the gallery exhibit on both the first and second floor galleries. Exhibit dates will be from Apr 23 - Aug 14 with an opening reception on April 23, 2010 - 6-10 pm. All artwork must meet the specific requirements which can be found under gallery submission guidelines at the Water Street Studios website along with the necessary application. Resident artists and honorable mention artists chosen through the jury process for the Spring Show 2010 will be featured in an audio tour narrated by the artists. Entry fee.
Water Street Studios Spring Show 2010
CALL FOR COMIC ART AND STORYBOARDING - March 31, 2010
"Bam! Pow! Zap!: Comic Art and Storyboarding": Exhibition Dates: May 21-July 1, 2010. Open to all artists, action, lively characters and a sequential format have been a longstanding tradition in the comic arts, whether the work is an original panel of an unpublished comic work, or art influenced by the look of conscripted lines and textual dialog. Original works influenced from traditional or contemporary comics executed in any media will be considered for the exhibition. Awards - one $1,000 cash and 4 awards at $250 each. Juror: Lorenzo Lizana. Entry fee.
Applications are available at:
Foundry Art Centre
520 North Main Center
St Charles MO 63301
Friday, February 12, 2010
OPEN CALL FOR ARTISTS - April 1, 2010
This is an opportunity for artists working in all traditional and non-traditional 2D and 3D media, except for sculpture, to show their work in one of the newest contemporary art museums in the country. The theme of the show is correlation between word and image.
Your artwork must have a word context in it or be attached to it. Entry fee.'
2274 W Boston Boulevard
Detroit MI 48206
CALL FOR EXHIBITION PROPOSALS - February 19, 2010
The San Luis Obispo Art Center invites artists, curators, co-curators, art historians, collectors and others active in the arts for the presentation of exhibition proposals of artistic merit in concept, organization and execution. All media will be considered including but not limited to two-dimensional, three-dimensional, video and new media installations. Proposals may be for one-person shows, group shows or anything in between. They may be juried, curated or invitational, and must have a concept that is current and relevant. All works accepted and exhibited must remain on display for the full duration of the exhibit. While not juroring for commercial sales, artwork for sale is encouraged. A modest exhibition budget will be available with an honorarium for research and travel. Entry fee.
Art Center Exhibition Proposals
San Luis Obispo CA 93406
SEEKING ARTISTS FOR ANNUAL ARTWALK - March 1, 2010
The Chelsea Artists Collaborative (CHARCOLL) is pleased to announce that the Chelsea Art Walk 2010 is now scheduled for June 12th and 13th in Chelsea M. All artists are encouraged to submit their work to any of our many galleries and creative venues. Application fee.
CALL FOR ART - April 30, 2010
Call to artists open to all levels, ages, and mediums and styles of visual art except music and video. 100 artists will be chosen by jurors and will have their art work in a 6 week exhibit from June 18Th-July 30Th 2010 at Louisville's Mellwood Art Center. Entries can be submitted online or by mail and submissions are unlimited. If your art work is sold during the six week exhibit, 30% of the art sold goes to Mellwood Arts Center. Entry fee.
Louisville KY firstname.lastname@example.org
CALL FOR LOUISIANA PHOTOGRAPHY - March 1, 2010
The New Orleans Photo Alliance and the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell are seeking images that depict the beauty and diversity of the great state of Louisiana. Send us your images from the highways and cities that lead to New Orleans - the landscapes and architecture, people and culture that make Louisiana so special. Selected images will be exhibited in the Grandstand at the 2010 New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival presented by Shell. Entry fee.
New Orleans Photo Alliance
1111 St Mary St
New Orleans LA 70130http://neworleansphotoalliance.org/CFE/callEntry.php?CFE=10
Thursday, February 11, 2010
K-12 STUDENT AWARDS FOR ESSAYS/ART/VIDEOS - April 21, 2010
The Radiant Peace Education Awards: cash awards and recognition for essays, art, videos and projects on the theme of Radiant Peace. All students in grades K-12 - from public and private schools, home schools, youth and after-school groups, and abroad - are welcome to enter The Radiant Peace Education Awards(sm)! Now in its twentieth year, The Radiant Peace Education Awards program gives students an opportunity to express themselves about Radiant Peace in their own lives. Winners will be announced around May 20. Outstanding entries, classes, and schools will receive cash awards ($30-$300) and certificates, and all participants receive beautiful iron-on Radiant Peace Patches. Winner's classrooms also receive cash awards. In addition, many of the most creative or exceptional entries will be displayed in The International Museum of Radiant Peace in St. Petersburg. No entry fee.
Complete entry guidelines and forms are available at:http://www.radiantpeace.org/trpea/invitation.html
CALL FOR PUBLIC ART PROJECT PROPOSALS - April 30, 2010
Seeking a permanent artwork situated within the yet to be developed overall site plan for the outdoor area connecting the Anderson-Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum and the Balloon Fiesta Field. The final artwork will serve as an access point into the Balloon Museum, Balloon Fiesta Park and into Land Arts, an unprecedented genre in the City of Albuquerque Public Art Collection. This project is open to artist/artist teams residing in the United States. Notice: If an Artist is selected for a Public Art project, whether as an individual or as a member of a team, and a contract for the project has been executed by the parties, the Artist is not eligible to apply, separately or jointly, for another Albuquerque Public Art project for a period of one year from the date of final execution of the contract. $128,000 is available to commission a constructed and installed work of art for the Balloon Land Arts Project. The source of funds for this project is Albuquerque - 1% for Art Storm GO Bond Fund ($80,000) and State of New Mexico Art, Art in Public Places funds ($48,000).
Matthew S Carter
City of Albuquerque
Public Art Program/DMD/CIP
Albuquerque NM 87103
CALL FOR STREET-LEVEL PUBLIC ART PROPOSALS - March 1, 2010
Artists at any stage in their careers are invited to consider submitting their work for consideration for a temporary public art project for New York streetscapes: The Street Gallery: Gatescapes Public Art. The newest venture of Mediacy Inc., the Soho-based advertising company, "gatescapes" are large-format, billboard-sized vinyl placed on roll-down security gates -- initially in New York, and in Los Angeles by mid-year. Woven into this advertising program, Mediacy is offering the sites to artists, in four-week timeframes between ad displays, for the installation of temporary public artworks. These storefront "windows" may be used singly, or in combination - triptychs, corner wrap-arounds, or even in a series along a whole block - in locations such as 14th Street at 7th Avenue, Saint Marks between 2nd and 3rd, or the corner of 8th Avenue and 51st Street, and over 150 more to choose from.
The Street Gallery
CALL FOR EXHIBITION PROPOSALS - February 26, 2010
Now accepting 2011 exhibition proposals. Exhibitions from traditional to very non-traditional will be considered. The Haydon Art Center is a non-profit art center that focuses on contemporary art exhibitions that range from installation, digital art, performance art, unique hanging methods and traditional exhibition techniques.
A complete exhibition proposal can be downloaded:
Haydon Art Center
335 N 8th St Suite A
Lincoln NE 68508
CALL FOR ART GLASS SUBMISSIONS - September 24, 2010
Kittrell/Riffkind Art Glass invites entries for their Ornament Extravaganza”. Unique, one-of-a-kind and limited edition contemporary glass ornaments wanted. Deadline for entries is September 24th. The exhibit will run November 20th – December 31st. Insurance. No entry fee.
Send a SASE for more details to:
Kittrell/Riffkind Art Glass
5100 Beltline Road Suite 820
Dallas TX 75254
CALL FOR PHOTOGRAPHY AND POETRY - March 1, 2010
New Art Review highlights the hottest new talent in visual art, poetry, mixed media, and literature. Is your work unique, edgy, and stands out from the crowd? Do you strongly believe in your work, your message and capabilities? Are you ready to show the art world what you’ve got? If you answered yes we strongly encourage you to submit your work for one of our publications featuring emerging artists ready to take on the art world!
Entry information at:http://www.new-art-review.com/events.html
CALL FOR COLLABORATIVE WORK PROPOSALS - March 15, 2010
This is a Call to Artists for their collaborative juried exhibition project, Exchange, to be mounted simultaneously in each art center in the Fall of 2010. Designed to unite diverse communities of artists and audiences, Exchange encourages visual artists working in innumerable mediums to approach the concept of Exchange in just as many ways. Open to artists at any stage of their career. Applicants may submit images of actual work or images representative of work yet to be made, along with a detailed plan for proposed work. Entry fee.
Elizabeth A Beland
Essex Art Center
56 Island St
Lawrence MA 01840
MINNEAPOLIS ART ON WHEELS ARTIST RESIDENCY - February 21, 2010
Seeks to gather select groups of innovative artists for intensive three week creative residencies in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Resident artists will work together at the West Bank Social Center (WBSC) and focus on creating new artworks and open source software tools that leverage cutting-edge interactive, mobile and projection technologies. Applicants must propose a project to be completed during their residency. Resident artists will receive a generous artist fee (3000 USD) and project budget (500 USD).
To apply:http://minneapolisartonwheels.org/arp email@example.com
CALL FOR EXHIBITION PROPOSALS FROM PACIFIC NORTHWEST ARTISTS - March 1, 2010
All media. The mission of the South Seattle Community College Art Gallery is to introduce students and the community at large to unique artists and their works. Receptions are given to afford the opportunity of interacting with the artists. The local and campus community is encouraged to visit the Art Gallery to enjoy the inspiring works of art. Entry fee.
Art Gallery Coordinator
South Seattle Community College
6000 16th Av SW
Seattle WA 98106-1499
UCROSS FOUNDATION RESIDENCY PROGRAM - March 1, 2010
Currently accepting applications for residencies of 2-8 weeks. Located on a 20,000 acre working cattle ranch in the foothills of Wyoming's Bighorn Mountains, the Foundation provides individual workspace, living accommodations, uninterrupted time and the experience of the historic High Plains landscape to selected writers, artists, and composers working in all disciplines. There is no charge for room, board, or studio space. The quality of an applicant's work is given primary consideration in the review process; individuals from all stages of their professional careers are invited to apply. At any one time there are typically 8 individuals in residence. Facilities include 4 VISUAL ART STUDIOS, one with an Elephant etching press, 4 WRITER'S STUDIOS, 2 COMPOSER'S STUDIOS, each with an electronic keyboard and baby grand piano. Application fee.
For a prospectus send an SASE or visit website:
30 Big Red Lane
Clearmont WY 82835
CALL FOR ART AT THE AIRPORT - March 19, 2010
Each artist may submit up to five entries which must be original works in the following categories: Painting, Graphic Arts, and Photography. 3-D works cannot be accommodated at this time unless they can hang on a wall. The Arts & Culture Alliance, with assistance from Stephen Wicks of the Knoxville Museum of Art, will jury the exhibition. Final approval is the purview of the Airport Authority. Prizes include $1,000 in cash awards. No entry fee.
Send an SASE or download a prospectus and application:
Arts & Culture Alliance
Knoxville TN 37901
CALL FOR WATER QUALITY THEMED ART - June 30, 2010
H2OhMy! is a jurored environmental art competition whose intent is to present a cohesive aesthetic message that communicates the importance of water quality in an innovative way that captivates, informs and inspires. The competition is open to ALL artists and visual mediums. Works will be jurored on the basis of aesthetic excellence as well as message. Open to ALL artists and mediums. There is an application fee of $25 that covers a maximum of 8 images per artist and there will be 8 cash prizes awarded totaling $1000. Additional funds raised will go to benefit the Water Quality Forum and its water conservation efforts. Admissions into the exhibit will be determined by a committee of 5 artistic and environmental professionals.
Details about submitting:
Jason R Scott
Town of Farragut
11408 Municipal Center Dr
Farragut TN 37934
CALL FOR ART ABOUT BICYCLE/CYCLING CULTURE - February 12, 2010
Desotorow Gallery is now accepting submissions for Spoked, a juried exhibition featuring work about the bicycle and/or cycling culture. This exhibit is open to national and international artists (professional, emerging, and student). Open to works of all genres and media. Entry fee.
2427 De Soto Av
Savannah GA 31401
CALL FOR SUMMER ART PROJECT PROPOSALS - March 12, 2010
Pallas is accepting proposals from artists and artists groups for consideration for the 2010 summer programme of external projects. Exhibitions slots are available for hire for creative projects. They are scheduled on a weekly basis throughout the summer as part of Pallas external programme. Gallery Dimensions: 16m x 3.5m x 2m. Video Projectors available. Interested artists/curators should submit proposals which must include: Proposal statement of intent, Cvs, Examples of work, Proposals sent as pdfs are preferable, although word or open office docs with jpegs are acceptable. One page outline/idea is usually enough with extra images.
Please send to:
Pallas Contemporary Projects
111 Grangegorman Road
Tuesday, February 09, 2010
TEQUILA BOTTLE LABEL CONTEST - March 1, 2010
Tequila Ambhar is a bold, flavorful spirit with a distinctly recognizable bottle, one that inspires all who see it. We want to see what it inspires in you! Go to our website, view the bottle, and create a graphic representation of what you come up with. One Grand Prize winner will receive $2500, one First Prize winner will receive $1500 and one Second Prize winner will receive $500. Open only to residents/students of Nevada and Washington, D.C.
For more information:
Santo Spirits Inc
4015 Guadalupe St
Austin TX 78751
CALL FOR OUTDOOR SCULPTURE - February 26, 2010
For its tenth biennial exhibition, the Bellevue Sculpture Exhibition, Bellevue Washington, is expanding to include outdoor visual arts installations as well as indoor and outdoor sculpture. Themes include Sustainability and our vision for a future Art Walk. All entries, whether they address our themes or not, are welcome. Opportunities for as many as 27 outdoor sculptures, 5 installations and 18 indoor sculptures. Sites include Bellevue's Downtown Park, City Hall, and several locations along a 3/4 mile route connecting the two. Participating artists receive honoraria, shipping and mileage re-imbursement, insurance and free installation. No entry fee.
Entry information and forms:
CALL FOR PUBLIC ART QUALIFICATIONS - March 3, 2010
The West Atlantic Avenue Public Plaza is currently under construction and has designated an area at the northeast corner of the site, on the referenced site plan for a sculpture. Electricity will be available for any lighting proposed specifically for the sculpture. The site can be accessed by a driveway located along Southwest 5th Avenue. BUDGET $15,000.
20 North Swinton Av
Delray Beach FL 33444
CALL FOR PHOTO LANDSCAPES-UNFEIGNED OR ILLUSORY - March 8, 2010
The exhibition is open to amateur and professional photographers worldwide. If selected your work will hang in the Mpls Photo Center galleries along with photographers from throughout the world. The exhibit will hang for 6 weeks: First place Award: $300; Second place Award: $200; Third place Award: $100. All exhibitors are included in the Mpls Photo Center's online gallery. Entry fee.
Minneapolis Photo Center
2400 North Second St
Minneapolis MN 55411
CALL FOR ANIMAL THEMED PHOTOGRAPHY - March 1, 2010
"Beasts and Critters": a juried photographic exhibition, accepting submissions by artists depicting animals of all species and sizes-fantastical or scientific. Show runs April 2-23, 2010. Winners will be contacted with drop off location in Brooklyn, March 28th between 10am-1pm. Entry fee.
BOSTON SUMMER ARTISTS RESIDENCY - March 12, 2010
For the first time, in summer 2010, Emmanuel College in Boston will be offering a summer artists residency program for four artists. We will seek one artist from each of the following categories: ceramics; printmaking; photography; and non-specified medium but related in some way to issues of social justice. The residency will provide four artists with individual studio space in the Art Department for a two month period during the months of June and July. The program will provide artists with access to Art Department studios and living quarters in the Emmanuel dorms. Each artist will also receive a $2,000 stipend.
CALL FOR ART VENDORS - July 15, 2010
Soliciting art vendors to participate the Arts in the Park Festival in East Tennessee. Event activities include student art contests, as well as a performance by the East Tennessee Symphony Orchestra, and fun events such as the Ooltewah-Collegedale Soap Box Derby. We have priced our vendor cost at $75 for the event to enable families in our area to enjoy as wide a variety of art events and art products as possible.
Michael R Newberry
Arts in the Park Festival Oversight Committee
Ooltewah TN 37363
SCULPTORS GUILD SEEKS NEW MEMBERS - April 10, 2010
The Admissions Committee of the Sculptors Guild is reviewing works to select new members. The Sculptors Guild is a member-run artist organization with over 70 years of experience presenting high quality exhibitions of work by leading US and international professional sculptors.
For additional application information:
The Sculptors Guild
110 Greene St Suite 602
New York NY 10012 http://www.sculptorsguild.org
Sunday, February 07, 2010
INTERNATIONAL BOOK COVER ART COMPETITION - December 31, 2010
You are invited to participate in an open competition to provide the book cover art for the republication of the widely-praised literary novel, "The Unfastened Heart" (Dutton/Penguin). The winner of this contest will be awarded The Icon Prize and will receive $1500 in award money, with his/her artwork to be featured on the cover of the new edition of the novel. Participants may enter for consideration paintings, graphic art, photographs, collage art, textile art and other visual media based on the novel by submitting a digital photograph (in JPEG format). This contest is open to anyone worldwide, and artists of varying backgrounds and experience are welcomed. Artists may submit more than one entry. No entry fee.
For further information or submission by email:http://firstname.lastname@example.org
HIGH SCHOOL & COLLEGE ILLUSTRATION COMPETITION - March 1, 2010
Are you a Highschool or College illustration student? Enter the 2010 Tate Publishing Illustration competition. Grand prize is $1,000. Any illustration first printed or produced between January 1, 2009, and March 1, 2010, is eligible. Explanation of the piece is very important to the judges. Submission of entries acknowledges the right of Tate Publishing to use them for publication and exhibition.
Saturday, February 06, 2010
CALL FOR ALL METAL JEWELRY - July 18, 2010
METAL Inclinations2 will be an all jewelry juried online exhibition. The exhibition will remain online from October 31, 2010 until October 2012. That's two years of exposure for your work. $2,000 First place award sponsored by the Society for Midwest Metalsmiths. $1,000 Second place award, sponsored by Hauser and Miller, plus other awards. Entry fee.
CALL FOR CLASSIC PIN-UP ART - February 16, 2010
Working with Artists, a non-profit, fine art photography school and gallery located in the Belmar District is issuing a Call for Entries for its next exhibit. For this exhibit we want to see it all. Classic pin up is not necessarily photography of the nude per se, or even just of women, but rather a tantalizing fashion, glamour or boudoir image. They tend not to show it all, but they do flaunt it! Cash prizes. Entry fee.
Contact for full prospectus:
Working with Artists
445 S Saulsbury
Lakewood CO 80226
Thursday, February 04, 2010
CALL FOR POETRY - March 1, 2010
This is an ongoing, yearlong, open call for poems written in English. Cash prizes totaling over $2,000 are available along with potential publication in a printed anthology. Poems will be selected by the votes of our public audience. Eligibility: Any poem written in the English language (no translations please) by a living author; poems MUST be submitted by the copyright holder; submissions MUST be received through the Poetry Ark website. All submitted poems are vetted by Poetry Ark readers before inclusion on the public website. Poems not selected for presentation on the website will not receive a response. No entry fee.
For additional information:
The Poetry Arkhttp://www.poetryark.org/about
ONE-WEEK ARTIST RESIDENCY IN NICARAGUA - March 1, 2010
CALL TO ARTISTS AND BACKPACKERS! OUR HOSTEL IS YOUR CANVAS! Casa Amarilla, a new youth hostel in the hip, laid back surfer-town of San Juan de Sur, Nicaragua is opening its walls to international artists. We are looking to create, not only a safe, clean and welcoming place to stay but also a place for people to come from all over the world and be inspired creatively and artistically. In exchange for artistic services Casa Amarilla, will provide free board for one week while the artist is working. We are accepting one artist per month. This is a great opportunity to explore San Juan, be involved in creating an art center and get great exposure for you work!
If you are interested in this opportunity please send a portfolio (or examples of your work) and a artists biography to:
INTERNATIONAL FINE ART COMPETITION - March 14, 2010
The 25th Chelsea International Fine Art Competition opens February 4, 2010. Agora Gallery is proud to sponsor this exciting event. The competition offers the selected artists the opportunity to gain invaluable exposure in the world-renowned Chelsea art community. All visual artists 18 years of age and older are invited to participate. Awards valuing a total of $38,000, which include a range of opportunities valuable to both emerging and established artists will be distributed as follows, exhibition at our New York art gallery, cash awards, Internet exposure and publicity in ARTisSpectrum magazine. Juror: Megan Fontanella, Assistant Curator at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. Entry fee: $35 for up to 5 images; $5 for each additional image.
For more information visit or email:http://email@example.com
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS FOR ONE-ARTIST SHOW - February 16, 2010
The CLC seeks 2D media work addressing Latinidades in compelling, refreshing, and unexpected ways. The CLC, a multiuse space with a gallery, classrooms, offices, social spaces, and a patio, is located in the Seminar Wing of Craige North Residence Hall on UNC campus. Please note: the artist must cover all shipping costs. Please submit via email: 3-5 jpegs of examples of your work, a brief statement about how your work addresses Latinidades, a 1-2 page resume, and an acknowledgement that you are willing to cover shipping cost both ways.
Details and email for required materials:http://firstname.lastname@example.org
CALL FOR PUBLIC ART PROPOSALS - March 4, 2010
Seeking artist qualifications for the creation of site-specific public art as part of the inaugural building on the new Mountainland Applied Technology College, Thanksgiving Point Campus in Lehi, Utah. The art committee anticipates the artist(s) will be a contributor in helping them create and reflect a union between educational training and economic development which is a vital role of the college.
617 E South Temple
Salt Lake City UT 84102
CALL FOR PUBLIC ART PROPOSALS - March 15, 2010
All professional artists, or teams of artists from the Denver, Colorado, and Front Range area are invited to submit proposals for a permanent art installation designed for the redevelopment of Alameda Square. The permanent art installation may be constructed from existing pieces or may be commissioned. The budget for the art installation is $73,000. This fixed amount must cover all design, fabrication, transportation, documentation and installation expenses.
Contact for details:
Alameda Square Public Art Committee
12601 W Explorer Dr Suite 200
Boise ID 83713
Wednesday, February 03, 2010
CALL FOR DIGITAL ART - February 2, 2010
Digital submissions of 2 and 3-D fine art must be made by April 2nd. These can be sent by email. There are cash awards of $1000, $750 and $500 as well as purchase and honor awards. The juror is Linda FitzSimons, professor of art and head of thee Art Department, at Meredith College in Raleigh NC. Entry fee.
Full prospectus with guidelines and fees is available at:
Natalie or Al Winters
ARTS FESTIVAL CALL FOR HANDCRAFT ARTISTS - February 10, 2010
The Lake Eden Arts Festival (LEAF) is calling all handcraft artists to apply for our 2010 Festivals! 51 exhibitors will be chosen by jury, open to all media. Spring Festival - May 6-9, 2010; Fall Festival - Oct. 14th-17th, 2010. LEAF is an award-winning non-profit Music and Arts Festival located in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina.
Exhibitor Prospectus and to apply:http://email@example.com
FINLAND ART ACADEMY SEEKS ART PROFESSOR - March 1, 2010
The professor is required to have experience in teaching and in international co-operation as well as extensive knowledge of the field of contemporary art. The professor is responsible for the teaching and development of site and situation specific arts in the degree programme of time and space arts.
For details about these and other requirements:
Finnish Academy of Fine Arts
RESIDENCIES, FELLOWSHIPS, AWARDS IN VERMONT - October 1, 2010
Year-round, 2-12 week residencies for artists and writers. Residents receive individual studios, private rooms and all meals, plus access to prominent Visiting Artists and Writers offering slide talks, readings and studio visits. Full fellowship application deadlines: February 16, June 15, October 1, 2010. MFA program available with Johnson State College.
For information regarding full fellowships and other available awards see:
Vermont Studio Centerhttp://www.vermontstudiocenter.org
ART COMPETITION FOR VISUALLY IMPAIRED ARTISTS - April 1, 2010
The American Printing House for the Blind (APH) invites visually impaired and blind artists of all ages to submit artwork to APH InSights 2010! This art competition and exhibition is exclusively for blind artists and draws entries from across the U.S. and around the world. Please review the rules below to find out how you or your students can participate. Entry fee.
Forms and rules:
American Printing House for the Blind Inc
1839 Frankfort Av
Louisville KY 40206-3152
CALL FOR PHOTOGRAPHY ABOUT GLOBAL CHALLENGES - February 26, 2010
In celebration of the 15th anniversary of hosting artists involved in global affairs, we seek to gather together artists involved in international issues. Open to artists working with photography, all two dimensional work. The subject matter of the art must be international or related to global challenges that we face, such as the environment and climate change, development and poverty, security, and human rights. Admissions will be judged by local gallery owners and World Affairs Council staff. Entry fee.
World Affairs Council of Northern of California
312 Sutter St Suite 200
San Francisco CA 94108
CALL FOR SPRING FEVER THEMED ART - March 29, 2010
What is it that gets your sap rising? Is it the Spring Fashions, the shout of "Play Ball", the April Showers which bring May Flowers, an Easter Bonnet, the Easter Bunny?
Lady Audrey's Gallery wants to know. All Mediums, All Styles. Prize Structure: Best of Show $250; Len Freas Award $150; Angus MacTavish Award $100. Entry fee.
Lady Audrey's Gallery
413 Sharon Goshen Turnpike
West Cornwall, Connecticuthttp://www.ladyaudreysgallery.com
CALL FOR SPRING FEVER THEMED ART - March 29, 2010
What is it that gets your sap rising? Is it the Spring Fashions, the shout of "Play Ball", the April Showers which bring May Flowers, an Easter Bonnet, the Easter Bunny?
Lady Audrey's Gallery wants to know. All Mediums, All Styles. Prize Structure: Best of Show $250; Len Freas Award $150; Angus MacTavish Award $100. Entry fee.
Lady Audrey's Gallery
413 Sharon Goshen Turnpike
West Cornwall, Connecticuthttp://www.ladyaudreysgallery.com
CALL FOR PUBLIC ART PORTFOLIOS/QUALIFICATIONS - March 1, 2010TheSanAntonioRiverFoundation(SARF)invitesartists,architectsandindustrial designers to sub
Artists, architects and industrial designers are invited to submit portfolios and applications for upcoming enhancement opportunities for the San Antonio River Improvements Project (SARIP) along the San Antonio River. Entry fee.
Call for Submissions:
CALL FOR MAP THEMED ART - May 14, 2010
All media, open to U.S. artists 18 years or older. "Constructed Territory," a juried exhibition of work integrating the use of maps, cartography, or environmental and topographical explorations. Show dates: October 31, 2010-January 9, 2011. Entry fee.
For submission guidelines send SASE or web:
Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries
3640 Col Glenn Hwy
Dayton OH 45435-0001http://www.wright.edu/artgalleries/maps.html
Tuesday, February 02, 2010
CALL FOR DIGITAL ART - February 26, 2010
Zeros+Ones: The Digital Era, A New Media/Digital Arts Exhibition. Exhibition will be held at the gallery in New York, opening reception March 6 through March 21, 2010 National, international artists may submit work for exhibition. This is a non-juried show. All artists who submit to show on website will be included. Open to all 2-D work submitted as digital files by email or on disc. Printed in gallery. Or as work sent to gallery ready to hang. Video and sound submitted on disc. All digital work welcome including video, digital film, recorded sound, Photoshop plus-plus, vector drawing, virtual, apps, Iphone, games, interactive, digital painting, algorithmic, integrated synthesis, digital manipulation, ASCII, web comics, internet and more. Dedicated email for submissions supplied upon entry. Full show catalog. During opening watch for climate/gallery's launch of BNM, Bitstream New Media, an online place to house video, sound with monthly show opps and curated events at the gallery.
Full info/submit at:http://www.climategallery.com
JURIED ART COMPETITION - March 25, 2010
Artists are invited to participate in our quarterly-juried competition, SHIFITING PARADIGMS, supporting VOCA Art Gallery's vision "to feature a diverse array of work ranging from representation to pure abstraction. Irrespective of medium, the gallery focuses on artists whose work challenges traditionally held notions about, whether through approach, material use or content." This call for submission is open to all residents of Southern California,18 years of age or older working in 2-D media. VOCA is looking for artwork that speaks to the unique quality of our Gallery. Selected work will be reproduced in vinyl and exhibited for four months on the outside front of the gallery. Entry fee.
See Prospectus for complete details:
VOCA Art Gallery
215 Ocean Front Walk
Monday, February 01, 2010
AMERICAN PLAINS ARTISTS CALL FOR ENTRIES - June 12, 2010
The 26th Annual Juried Exhibition & Sale: Art of the Plains Show of traditional and representational artworks depicting the American Plains region--the landscape, wildlife, peoples, and way of life in historical or modern times in Lincoln, Nebraska, Sept. 3rd - Nov. 28th. Judge is Allan Duerr, the CEO and Co-Publisher of ART of the WEST magazine. Over $10,000 total cash awards and prizes including $2,000 Best of Show. $55 entry fee includes 1-3 entries.
Send SASE for prospectus or see web:
American Plains Artists
c/o Mary R Buchholz
Eldorado TX 76936http://www.americanplainsartists.com/2010%20Pages/APACallforEntries2010.htm
PHOTOGRAPHER & LITERATURE CALL FOR ENTRIES - March 1, 2010
April 5 - April 30, 2010, exhibition. Artists whose work includes aspects of both photography and literature are invited to submit entries for the 19th Annual New Image Photography Exhibition, "Light Writing." The exhibition aims to explore the connection between the literature of words and the literature of photography. Work may not exceed 45" in any direction, including frame, due to size of exhibition panels and pedestals. Work must have been completed within the past five years, and not previously exhibited in New Image Gallery. Entry fee.
CALL FOR OUTDOOR SCULPTURE - March 1, 2010
Sculpture is to be on exhibit for at least one year; must be for sale and climate appropriate. For inclusion in the Site Map handout, works must be installed or committed to summer installation by June 1st 2010. 25% commission taken on sales. No entry fee or honorarium.
Monarch Sculpture Park
CALL FOR PUBLIC ART PROPOSALS - April 2, 2010
Public art used to refer to murals, monuments and memorials. Today it is almost anything and everything artists can think up, a broad spectrum of activities encompassing almost every aspect of our lives. This call is open to all artists interested in creating an original permanent or semi-permanent street artwork that makes a positive contribution to the urban environment and raises awareness of the crucial role of art in public sites. Although we encourage submissions of "site-specific" art: works designed for a particular place, taking into account the site's physical surroundings as well as other social factors, all ideas are welcome. Our only guideline is to look for artists that can help us serve our communities to memorialize, to beautify, to address problems, to manifest ideas. Request images of possible locations. Entry fee.
Submit sample of your work, a statement and a bio to:
Valley Arts Districtlorenalagra@gmail.com
CALL FOR SHORT INNOVATIVE FILMS - April 30, 2010
Seeking filmmakers who are driving the genre of short (up to 20 minutes) film forward through inspirational and innovative works the competition provides an opportunity for both new and experienced filmmakers to have their work broadcast to a wider audience. All genres of film are being accepted: drama, documentary, music video, animation, satire, comedy, artists' film and anything else you can think of! Cash prizes. Entry fee.
For detailed guidelines and entry:http://www.aestheticamagazine.com/film_submissions.htm
CALL FOR 21st CENTURY SKIING ART - March 1, 2010
This is a juried exhibition for Rocky Mountain artists, March 15-April 15, 2010. This exhibition asks: "What kind of art does skiing and snowboarding inspire in the 21st century?" Art must be an original painting in any media which presents a vision of skiing and snowboarding in the 21st century. Thirty pieces will be selected for the show and a panel of three jurors will award the top three prizes: 1st - $300; 2nd - $150; 3rd - $100. Artist may present up to three (3) pieces for consideration. All pieces selected for the show will be displayed at the Columbine Gallery from March 15 - April 15. All pieces must be available for purchase and artist will be paid 60% of the retail price for any work sold. Entry fee.
Artists may enter here:http://www.columbineart.com/events.php