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Tuesday, June 28, 2011
CALL FOR ART (VISUAL/WRITING) ABOUT COMING OUT - July 15, 2011
It has been a year of Don't Ask Don't Tell; "It gets better;" and civil rights battles for gay marriage. Share your story. "Asking and Telling: Visual art and writing about coming out, or being forced out, of the closet." Please submit images (up to 15) or short written works, along with a statement linking the specific work to the show's theme.
LGBTQ Exhibit @ The Harwood
1114 7th St NW
Albuquerque NM 87102http://firstname.lastname@example.org
Monday, June 27, 2011
CALL FOR LIGHT POLE BANNER PROPOSALS - July 6, 2011
Lead Visual ArtistsUSC/LA Commons Public Art ProjectCall for USC Light Pole Banner Artists. LA Commons develops artistic and cultural projects that reveal the unique stories of L.A.’s neighborhoods, and engages visitors through cultural tours. LA Commons and USC are hosting a unique project to engage 5 artist/designers to collaborate with a core youth arts team (15-25 years old) to create light pole banner designs that will be installed on over 125 light poles along Exposition, Vermont, Jefferson, Hoover, and the Figueroa Corridor The banners will share the unique stories of neighborhood and will mark the opening of the Metro Rail Expo line.
Contact for details:
Community Arts Program Director
4343 Leimert Boulevard
Los Angeles CA 90008
SONY WORLD PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS 2012 - January 4, 2012
Are you an amateur photographer and a keen photography enthusiast, with an eye for capturing that perfect moment? If so, then this is the competition for you! The Open Competition offers 10 diverse categories for you to enter, ranging from Action to Travel. As a WPO Member, you can enter up to 3 photographs for free, submitted into one category or spread across multiple categories. Winner will receive up to $25,000 and other awards. No entry fee.
Saturday, June 25, 2011
6th FALL NATIONAL JURIED ART EXHIBITION "SHATTERED" - July 22, 2011
6Th Fall NATIONAL JURIED ART EXHIBITION – “SHATTERED”-Marin Museum of Contemporary Art. Aug 20 - Sep 25, 2011. Juror: Kenneth Baker, Art Critic for the San Francisco Chronicle. First Place $500 Open to all US Resident artists 18 or over. Digital entries only. All media except video and film. Entry fee.
Friday, June 24, 2011
FINE ART & CRAFT FESTIVAL - July 15, 2011
This annual juried Fine Art and Craft Festival brings together over 200 artists and craftspersons from all parts of the country. The awards are total $20,000, including prizes money and purchase awards. Show Dates: 10/22/11 - 10/23/11. Entry fee.
CALL FOR FIGURATIVE ART - July 15, 2011
Accepting all forms of figurative artwork. Artists are welcome to submit artwork that is traditional as well as work that is representational or pushes the boundaries of what is figurative. There is not a quota on the number of specific media such as oil, watercolor, pastel, photography, sculpture or any other discipline of art. $2,200 Awards. Entry fee.
INTERNATIONAL PRINT EXHIBITION - September 9, 2011
Open to all artists worldwide over the age of 18. Entries must be original fine art prints in any printmaking media, including artist books. No photography or offset photo mechanically reproduced work will be accepted. Entries should not exceed 44 inches in paper dimension. Purchase Awards and Awards of Merit will be presented at the discretion of the curators and sales will be encouraged. No entry fee.
Purdue University Galleries
Yue-Kong Pao Hall of Visual and Performing Arts
552 West Wood St
West Lafayette IN 47907-2002
CALL FOR BAY AREA PERFORMANCE ART AND SOUND WORK - July 30, 2011
Calling all performance artists for a two-day performance event on October 14th and 15th 2011 at The Performance Art Institute located on Sutter Street in San Francisco, CA; part of an exhibition examining a history of surveillance in art. Performances should address the theme "micromanagement".
CHRISTIAN ART CONTEST - September 15, 2011
This call for submission is open to all ages (Under 16 requires parental submission). This contest is for artists working in all visual art mediums. The theme is "Faith...Trust...Belief" and is open to interpretation, so artists are free to submit artwork of their choice. There will be 2 prize winners. Entry fee.
HUNTINGTON NY CALL FOR PUBLIC ART PROPOSALS - July 15, 2011
Artist Opportunity: Public Art Initiative Request for Qualifications (RFQ) - Huntington Station Plaza Public Art Project - The Town of Huntington requests submission of qualifications from professional artists residing in the U.S. for this project involving creation of a public art project for a small public plaza to be constructed in this Long Island north shore community this fall. Preference will be given to local or regional artists. Estimated public art element budget of $65,000.
"BIKE CRITTER" ART CONTEST - July 6, 2011
SMMoA’s signature Tour da Arts cultural bike events have always been represented by a creative "bike critter", symbolizing their spirited nature. This year we invite YOU to submit your own creative drawing for the museum’s first "Bike Critter Art Contest"! No entry fee.
Santa Monica Museum of Art
2525 Michigan Av G1
Santa Monica CA 90404
Thursday, June 23, 2011
NEW ENGLAND PHOTOGRAPHY BIENNIAL 2011 - July 5, 2011
The Danforth Museum of Art invites all photographers over age 18 living and working in New England to submit. Juror: George Slade, Curator of the Photographic Resource Center, Boston. Two purchase prizes: $500 each. Online entry only. Entry fee of $45.
Complete entry information/contact:http://email@example.com
Wednesday, June 22, 2011
DREAM QUEST ONE POETRY & WRITING CONTEST - July 31, 2011
Write a poem, 30 lines or fewer on any subject and/or write short story, 5 pages maximum length, single or double line spacing, on any subject or theme, fiction or non-fiction. Must be neatly hand printed or typed. Multiple entries are accepted. Awards: Writing Contest First Prize is $500; Second: $250; Third: $100. Poetry Contest First Prize: $250; Second: $125; Third: $50. All contest winners will be published online in the Dare to Dream pages. Info: Include title of poem(s) or short story(ies), name, address, phone#, email, brief biographical info. (Tell us a little about yourself) on the coversheet. Entry fee.
Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest
Chicago IL 60654http://www.dreamquestone.com
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
INTERNATIONAL WATERCOLOR EXHIBITION - June 30, 2011
Must have been painted within the last two years and not previously exhibited at the City of Brea Art Gallery or another Water West show. Only transparent watercolor on a single piece of rag or wood pulp paper is acceptable. Entry fee.
Monday, June 20, 2011
COLLEGE GALLERY SEEKS EXHIBITION PROPOSALS - September 1, 2011
The Gallery at Penn College, Williamsport, PA, is currently accepting entries for the 2012-13 exhibition season. Solo or group entries in all media are scheduled for month-long exhibitions which include a reception and gallery talk. The gallery is approximately 3,000 square feet, with up to 250 running feet of wall space.
Sunday, June 19, 2011
NASHVILLE ART SALE & EXHIBIT TO BENEFIT THE HOMELESS - September 1, 2011
HOME: an art sale and exhibit to benefit the homeless in Nashville. Exhibition: October 20-December 14, 2011. Open to all Tennessee artists. Work must connect to the theme of HOME. Opening reception: October 23. Up to 6 images. No entry fee.
Marnie Sheridan Gallery
Harpeth Hall School
3801 Hobbs Rd
Nashville TN 37215
SHORT WRITING COMPETITION - September 30, 2011
Fleeting Magazine has teamed up with Stack Magazines to find the best short fiction (up to 1500 words) and poetry (up to 40 lines) in the world. Prizes are publication and subscriptions to Stack, a personalised monthly selection of the best independent magazines from the UK, Europe and America.
For full details, how to enter, and last year's winners:http://www.FleetingMagazine.com
Friday, June 17, 2011
911 ANNIVERSARY MAIL ART SHOW - September 5, 2011
As part of Albertus Magnus College’s commemoration of the 10th anniversary of 9/11, the College invites artists to submit postcard size artworks that explore the impact of the US Constitution and the Bill of Rights on the lives of people living in the United States post 9/11. Postcards can engage topics such as: freedom of speech, freedom of religion, separation of church and state, the right to privacy, civic liberty and national security, and the right to bear arms. There will be an opening reception on September 6, 2011 at 4:00 pm. No entry fee.
Send entries to:
Dr. Sean P. O’Connell
MAIL ART SHOW
Albertus Magnus College
700 Prospect St
New Haven CT 06511
Saturday, June 11, 2011
CALL FOR CHARCOAL DRAWINGS - July 15, 2011
Artists worldwide 18 and over are encouraged to submit entries for an online exhibit of charcoal drawings. All work must be completed using only charcoal (black and/or white). Cash prize for best of show. Entry fee.
CALL FOR 10X10X10 ART - June 20, 2011
Professional artists, crafts people, print artists, and photographers are invited to submit entries for this exhibition. No geographic limits. All entries must be of original design and personal execution. All media, all visual disciplines are welcome. No piece may be larger than 10 inches x 10 inches x 10 inches, including frame or case. This year's jurors are Bonnie Laing-Malcolmson, Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Curator of Northwest Art at the Portland Art Museum; Rene Barilleaux, Chief Curator at McNay Art Museum, San Antonio; Stephen Lyons, Director of Platform Gallery. Cash prizes. Each accepted entry will be featured in a fully illustrated, color catalogue of the exhibit. Each accepted artist will receive one copy of the catalogue. In 2010, we sold $12,000 of art from the 10x10 show.
Friday, June 10, 2011
CALL FOR ENTRIES: SOLOS 2012 - July 1, 2011
Each year, AAC selects 10 to 14 artists from across the Mid-Atlantic region for solo exhibitions in AAC’s seven separate gallery spaces--or outside on the grounds. Proposals that specifically consider AAC’s space, layout, and surrounding environs are encouraged. Any existing works must have been completed within the last 3 years in order to be considered. Guest jurors: Klaus Ottman, Curator at Large and Director of the Center for the Study of Modern Art for the Phillips Collection; Karen Milbourne, curator for the Smithsonian African Art Museum; and JJ McCracken, DC based installation artist and art professor.
CALL FOR EXHIBITION PROPOSALS - July 15, 2011
Exhibitions are four to six weeks in duration and will be featured at the ArtCenter/ South Florida gallery. Local, national, and international artists, curators and educators are encouraged to submit proposals. Exhibitions are awarded to projects which are of unique social interest, explore new art forms and/or explore the role of art and artists in contemporary culture. Group exhibitions are favored. Please note that all applications must be professionally presented and complete, addressing all the requirements.
ArtCenter/ South Florida
924 Lincoln Road Suite 205
Miami Beach FL 33154
CALL FOR WATER THEMED ART - September 9, 2011
Work is being sought for a juried exhibit showcasing contemporary art that reflects issues relating to water (melting glaciers, radioactive water, oil contamination etc). The theme may be interpreted in any style that relates to the title (i.e. factually, hypothetically, symbolically, satirically, politically, etc.) An artist statement with explanation of thematic relationship should accompany the submission. Open to: All artists 18 years and older. Work must have been completed in the last two years. Open to all media, no size limit. Entry fee.
Rogue Community College
3345 Redwood Hwy
Grants Pass OR firstname.lastname@example.org
ARTIST COOP SEEKS MEMBERS - July 1, 2011
Gallery 110's mission is to provide dynamic opportunities to established and emerging artists in an environment that encourages creative expression, experimentation, and collaboration. The gallery fosters artistic and professional connections between its associated artists and the arts community at large through creative dialogue, the presentation of challenging and enriching curated exhibitions, public opportunities, and collaborative projects.
110 Erd Av S
Seattle WA 98104
Thursday, June 09, 2011
CALL TO ARTISTS, WRITERS, AND COMPOSERS - October 1, 2011
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. Entry fee.
30 Big Red Lane
Clearmont WY 82835
2011 PRINT AND DESIGN NOW! - June 25, 2011
Fresh from its overwhelming success at the London Art Fair in January, 2010, BEARSPACE reprises PRINT & DESIGN NOW! for 2011, an innovative open submission exhibition of over 200 works by emerging artist and designers based on the concept of PRINT & DESIGN as a medium and a repetitive process. PRINT & DESIGN NOW! Is open to anyone working in print editions and artist or design multiples. The touring exhibition will have a contemporary art focus and therefore any work should fit into this remit.
26th ANNUAL SCULPTURE CELEBRATION - September 10, 2011
This event will feature sculptural artwork by artists from the eastern US in competition for cash prizes totaling over $10,000. For this
day, over 150 sculptures – realistic and abstract, traditional and contemporary, movable and stationary, indoor and outdoor – will adorn the Broyhill Walking Park. Entry fee.
Caldwell Arts Council
601 College Ave SW
Lenoir NC 28645
CALL FOR SCULPTURE BY THE NUMBERS - July 5, 2011
BY THE NUMBERS will be about relationships among mathematical representations and real world entities, articles, gadgets, devices, objects and materials. This show will seek to explore how these relationships can be illustrated or revealed through spectacle and magic that relies on arrays, sequences, intervals, quantity, counting and numbering schemes, geometry, lines, linearity, circles, sectors, angles, measurement, mechanics, engineering, and similar notions. The exhibition is open to members of the Washington Sculptors Group whose 2011 membership status is current.
WASHINGTON SCULPTORS GROUP
Washington DC 20015
CALL FOR STUDIO ARTIST IMAGES/THOUGHTS - June 17, 2011
"STUDIO STUDIO!" Artists thoughts about their studio/work space. Online: Get Outta My Face Gallery and gallery exhibition (Salt Creek Artworks, St. Petersburg, Florida) . Theme: ARTISTS AND THEIR STUDIOS There are NO fees or cost to the artists. CHECKLIST: 1. One - three digital image(s) which reflect the theme "STUDIO STUDIO!" Send photos (.jpg) of your studio or art workspace. 2. Text email statement: Write about your thoughts/feelings about your studio.
Wednesday, June 08, 2011
SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA CALL FOR ENTRIES - July 9, 2011
All entries must be original and must have been completed since January 2009. Employees of the City of Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department are not eligible. Awards: BEST of SHOW $500 – Ten Awards of $100 each. Jurors: Noel Korten, Artist, Curator; Felicia Filer, Director of Public Arts Department of Cultural Affairs. Entry fee.
Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery
4800 Hollywood Boulevard
Los Angeles CA 90027
CCNY 2011 NATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION - June 27, 2011
Photographers and photo-based artists working in any genre are eligible to apply. Applicants are encouraged to submit a cohesive body of work. Selected applicants will be featured in an exhibition at the Camera Club of New York gallery in the summer of 2011 and on our website. The first place selection will receive a $500.00 cash award. No entry fee - but applicants must be active members of the CCNY.
Tuesday, June 07, 2011
34th ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL 3-DAY NOVEL CONTEST - September 2, 2011
This notorious rite-of-passage for writers forces you to produce an entire novel in just 72 short hours. Open to everyone, anywhere in the world, who wants a creative kick-start. Register by Sept. 2, contest runs Sept. 3-5, 2011. First prize is publication by 3-Day Books, 2nd prize is $500, 3rd is $100. Certificate for all who complete and submit an entry. Fee: $50/$55.
NORTH CAROLINA ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL - September 30, 2011
Oktoberfest hosts more than 100 vendors, including food from around the world, commercial vendors and non profit organizations. The Juried Arts & Crafts include paintings, sculpture, pottery, handmade swings, candles and more. Oktoberfest's Arts and Crafts show is a juried event, with prizes given for the top three artisans. Booth spaces are 10 x 10 and limited to one craftsperson per booth. Entry and booth fees.
SPORT MUSEUM CALL FOR ART - September 7, 2011
Eligible entries must have sports as a subject. There are three categories: painting/2D, sculpture and photography. Except for entries in photography (which may be digital photography and manipulated) work must be produced by the "hand of the artist" - no digital or computer art. Up to 50 works selected by a jury will be exhibited at the Museum on the campus of Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI). The exhibit opens Oct 28, 2011, and close Feb 28, 2012. Medals awarded to the top three winners in each category. Three $2,500 prizes will be awarded: The Germain G. Glidden Best in Show Award, and NCAA Honoring College Athletics and Academic Excellence awards in painting and in sculpture. Entry fee.
850 West Michigan St
Indianapolis IN 46202
Sunday, June 05, 2011
CALL FOR ARTISTS - July 31, 2011
All artists who are at least 18 years of age and reside within the United States are eligible to apply online below. What we are looking for is 2D and 3D artwork in all media depicting each artist's interpretation and or vision of our theme "Eye-deas." All work must be original and completed within the past two years. Awards will be selected by the public through a voting process and presented at the reception. Including $250 for Best In Show, $150 Second Place, $100 Third place and several honorable mentions for $25 each. Entry fee.
Saturday, June 04, 2011
INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR MASKS - July 25, 2011
Open to all artists. Works for consideration may be of any media and style, including painting, drawing, mixed media, print, photography, video, sculpture, etc. All works must be original and must be no wider than 48", including frame, or of a depth of 24". All work must be for sale and available for the duration of the exhibition. Gallery commission on sales is 50%. An artist statement and resume will be required for all accepted artists. Artist is responsible for transportation of work to and from gallery. Projects Gallery will not be responsible for loss or damage of any work while on the premises or during transit to or from the gallery. All works must be exhibition ready, including wire, hooks, etc. Accepted video artists must supply viewing equipment. Selected artists must permit use of their work images for publicity purposes, including but not limited to print and web. Entry fee.
A SMITH GALLERY'S SUMMER OF CYANOTYPE - September 4, 2011
Join the Smith Gallery director in making cyanotypes this summer. To exhibit the summer's work, there will be an exhibition from Sep 17-26, 2011, with an opening/closing reception on Sep 25, 2011, from 4 to 7pm. Cyanotypes can be any size. Entry fee.
CALL FOR EXHIBITION PROPOSALS - July 15, 2011
FLAG STOP is an alternative contemporary art event that gives contemporary artists and curators an opportunity to exhibit work in a unique, upscale setting. This year's exhibition will be hosted by South Bay Lexus in Torrance. Here, artists can display individual works and curators can create their own exhibitions--all alongside well-recognized museums, independent curators, galleries, and art groups, alike. Exhibition dates: Labor Day Weekend. Sep 2nd (VIP Reception); Sep 3rd & 4th, 2011.
Friday, June 03, 2011
CALL FOR SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA ARTISTS - July 8, 2011
The Arts Council for Long Beach (Arts Council) is seeking proposals from artists and curators for temporary exhibitions and site-specific installations for The Collaborative, a visual art gallery in downtown Long Beach. This is an open call to professional artists and curators residing in the Greater Southern California region. Long Beach residents are encouraged to apply.
3rd ANNUAL SARATOGA ARTS CELEBRATION - June 31, 2011
Aug 20 - 21, 2011 at The National Museum of Dance, 99 South Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866 (Saratoga County), Saturday 10 - 5, Sunday 10 - 5, free admission. Rain or shine. 2009 attendance 15,000. Application fee - $20; Booth fee - $300.
Sue Brown Gordon
BLOOMSDAY WRITING CONTEST - June 14, 2011
The magazine's mission is to publish art, music and writing as integrated structures that play off each other and enhance the whole. We are looking for intriguing art, poetry, fiction, non-fiction, video, music, animation and more. The restrictions are few and the work is chosen by the creators or a visiting guest editor. Many of our issues revolve around themes which will be posted in advance of each issue. Please note this contest is for inclusion on the blog, not in the magazine. Entry fee.
LONDON CORE GALLERY OPEN SUBMISSION - July 10, 2011
Artists working in all mediums are welcome to apply to be selected for an exhibition with Core Gallery which will run during the Deptford X 2011; an international contemporary Arts Festival in South East London, 23rd September-2nd October 2011. All selected artists will have their works exhibited by Core Gallery during the Deptford X. Entry fee.
Thursday, June 02, 2011
SPACES/PLACES JURIED SHOW CALL FOR ENTRIES - July 30, 2011
Verde Art Gallery II is calling for work that explores Spaces & Places. Places that define you. Spaces that Influence you. Places that confine you. Spaces of places where you go in a daydream. The Juried Art Competition's 10 selected artists will exhibit Sept. 10-Oct.9, 2011, featuring up to 5 works each. Top 2 winners will exhibit in a 2 person show (date to be determined). Entry fee.
CALL FOR PUBLIC ART PROPOSALS - June 23, 2011
The opportunity to compete for this project is open to all professional artists residing in the United States. The City of Kansas City, Missouri is seeking artists or artist collaborations to develop innovative, original Art for the Kansas City Police Department Headquarters building renovation/addition at 1125 Locust Street. Estimated Budget: $225,000.
Wednesday, June 01, 2011
NATIONAL ART COMPETITION - September 1, 2011
The 2nd Annual Only Originals National Invitational is open to artists age 18 and older residing in the continental United States, Alaska, or Hawaii. Submit jpegs online, by e-mail, or U.S. mail. All media accepted. Artwork must be original and created by the submitting artist. Single award varies by number of entries ($250-$5,000). Juror: Gallery owner Carol Fullerton-Samsel.
CALL FOR CHILDREN'S ART INSTRUCTORS - July 1, 2011
Art school is looking for multiple instructors who have experience teaching art to children at different ages. We are looking for instructors with charisma who feel comfortable teaching on camera. Prior experience teaching art to children is required. Please submit the following. Incomplete submissions are not considered. Send: 1) Sample images of your own art. 2) Resume (please include your art education). 3) Hourly pay requirement. 4) Past hourly pay history. 5) Indicate the art subjects that you teach. 6) Indicate the age range of children you have experience teaching.
Please forward all required information to:email@example.com