Wednesday, February 29, 2012
30th ANNUAL NAPKIN ART CONTEST - March 31, 2012
1st Place $400, 2nd Place $200, 3rd Place $100. 25 Honorable Mentions - Breakfast/lunch for 2. Entry should be on or made from any paper napkin. No entry fee.
INTERNATIONAL ART RENTAL OPPORTUNITY - April 1, 2012
Our creative curated rental program, HEREstay, has allowed many upstart companies and emerging artists to realize their full artistic vision on a small budget. The program provides subsidized performance and rehearsal space, technical assistance, and administrative support, including a fully staffed box office. HEREstay artists can also access equipment that is not typically available in venues our size such as video projectors, wireless microphones, color scrollers--all for free or at subsidized rates. We accept applications from artists all over the world for the opportunity to show work.
ART USING BOOKS AS MATERIAL/FORMAT - June 9, 2012
Artistree Gallery and Pentangle Arts Council, Woodstock, VT. Open to New England and New York 2D and 3D artists. Cash prizes. Juried by Daniel Kelm. Entry fee.
MEDIA ORGANIZATION SEEKS EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR - April 1, 2012
Squeaky Wheel / Buffalo Media Resources in Buffalo, New York, seeks a passionate and committed Executive Director to lead its not-for-profit media arts organization in fulfilling its three-fold mission to provide access, education, and artistic support to community media makers and artists in Western New York.
WEST COAST INTERNATIONAL SONG COMPETITION - March 15, 2012
The grand prize Winner will receive a Voyager-Air Package with Voyager-Air VAD-04 Songwriter Series Acoustic Guitar and Hard Case valued at $700. Many genres accepted. Each category winner will receive either an ADK Condensor microphone (If they don’t win the overall prize) or a Ukulele. ALL winners (including individual category winners) will receive WCS t-shirts and Official Winner Certificates. Entry fee.
CALL FOR PAINTING IN THE DIGITAL AGE - July 7, 2012
The digital age has forced us to depend on our vision more than any of our other senses. BAG is seeking paintings that have been influenced by digital technology. Examples of influences or responding to: pixilation, photography, social networking, Internet, computers, the speed and amount of information available. This open call is limited to paintings. Entry fee.
Brooklyn Artists Gym
168 7th Street 3rd Floor
Brooklyn NY 11215
CALL FOR "MATTER" THEMED ART - May 15, 2012
The exhibition “Matter” aims to create conversations in terms of the traditional and nontraditional materials used in constructing artworks. How is the material transformed or re-appropriated through the artists’ process? What meaning can one make based on the structure, pattern, texture, color, form, and weight? Entry fee.
Brooklyn Artists Gym
168 7th Street 3rd Floor
Brooklyn NY 11215
CALL FOR WAX BASED ART - April 9, 2012
Brooklyn Artists Gym is seeking visual art submissions that include wax as a primary medium. Paintings, installation, sculpture, photography, and works on paper are considered provided wax is an integral and essential component of the piece. Entries are not limited to encaustic work. Entry fee.
Brooklyn Artists Gym
168 7th Street 3rd Floor
Brooklyn NY 11215
CALL FOR SMALL WORKS - July 1, 2012
For our annual Small Works group show, BAG is seeking submissions of 12” x 12” x 12” (unframed) or smaller. All mediums and subjects accepted, as long as size meets the requirements. Entry fee.
Brooklyn Artists Gym
168 7th Street 3rd Floor
Brooklyn NY 11215
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
PORTFOLIO REVIEW FOR COLLEGE EXHIBITIONS - May 1, 2012
The Applebee Gallery at MacMurray College is currently reviewing portfolios for solo and small group exhibitions for the 2012-2013 academic calendar. All mediums will be considered. Entry fee.
WASHINGTON SCULPTORS GROUP CALL FOR ENTRIES - April 10, 2012
A broad survey of sculpture, installation and video art being done today, will be juried from digital images by Sarah Newman, Curator of Contemporary Art, Corcoran Gallery of Art. Ms. Newman will select and WSG will award funds for the Sculpture NOW First Place "Tom Rooney Prize" of $500, (named after long-time/founding WSG member and Board member.) The award will be presented at the exhibition reception scheduled for Saturday, June 23, 2012. Entry fee.
11th ANNUAL HUMOR POETRY CONTEST - April 1, 2012
The Wergle Flomp Humor Poetry Contest offers fifteen cash prizes totaling $3,600. Top prize $1,500. Submit one humor poem. All entries that win cash prizes will be published on WinningWriters.com, and announced in the Winning Writers Newsletter. Final judge: Jendi Reiter. No entry fee.
Monday, February 27, 2012
28th ANNUAL ART OF THE PLAINS EXHIBIT & SALE - June 2, 2012
The show is open to artists working in any traditional 2D or 3D fine art media in a realistic or representational manner reflecting the theme of the American Plains--past or present, completed within the last three years, and not previously shown with APA. No photography or computer generated art accepted. Cash and value of awards total over $22,000 and includes a $2,000 Best of Show. Entry fee.
"FADING LIGHT" JURIED PHOTO COMPETITION - June 26, 2012
Open to Interpretation is a collaborative book project bringing together photographers, poets and writers. Each book begins with a themed call for photos. The chosen photos become the literary inspiration for the writers' submissions. A book is created that matches each winning photo with two stories or poems that offer different interpretations of the image. The unique collaboration adds new dimensions to both the photos and the written word. $300 Judge's Selection Award. Entry fee.
15th ANNUAL MARIN ART FESTIVAL - March 1, 2012
Show dates June 16 & 17, 2012, Lagoon Park, Marin Center Fairgrounds, San Rafael, CA. This is a juried art festival. The selection of artists takes place in early March. Space requests are honored in the order applications are received. Booth fee.
NAPA COUNTY CA LIBRARY CALL FOR ART - March 31, 2012
The Napa City-County Library invites artists to apply to a juried competition with award winners’ work displayed in the Napa Main Library. Media: Painting, graphics, watercolors, photography, mixed media that are sized 20” to 36” generally show well. A cd of digital images is required for the competition that is judged by our Committee. No entry fee.
For more information about the Art in the Library program, please contact Stephnia Pramuk at or to receive a copy of the artist call send a SASE to:
Art in the Library Program
Napa City-County Library
580 Coombs Street
Napa CA 94559Stephnia.Pramuk@countyofnapa.org
20th ANNUAL SHORT STORY WRITING CONTEST - March 31, 2012
Ten cash prizes totaling $5,550. Top prize $3,000. This contest seeks short stories, essays and other works of prose, up to 5,000 words. All entries that win cash prizes will be published on WinningWriters.com (over one million page views per year) and announced in the Winning Writers Newsletter. Both published and unpublished work accepted. Judges: John H. Reid, Dee C. Konrad. Entry fee.
Details/submit online or mail to:
Attn: Tom Howard Short Story Contest
351 Pleasant Street PMB 222
Northampton MA 01060http://www.winningwriters.com/tomstory
Sunday, February 26, 2012
GLOBAL CONFERENCE ON SOUND, MEDIA AND THE ENVIRONMENT - March 30, 2012
The conference call for proposals welcomes your artistic or scientific/scholarly contributions. Intermedia and transdisciplinary approaches whith a strong focus on sound are also welcome. Providing a specially positioned "Next Generation" - thread, the conference is very interested, to create a forum for young scholars, scientists, artists as well as for students, and encourages them to send in their proposals.
5th ABRAAJ CAPITAL ART PRIZE - March 31, 2012
The prize is given for proposals for works of art rather than completed pieces, allowing artists to realise ambitious and innovative projects. Each year five artists from the MENASA region are awarded the Abraaj Capital Art Prize, who then go on to create the works. The finished pieces are unveiled during Art Dubai each March, before becoming permanent additions to the Abraaj Capital Collection. Cash Prize: $100,000 to produce artwork. No entry fee.
CALL FOR SOLO & GROUP EXHIBITION PROPOSALS - May 18, 2012
Open to all photographers. Viewpoint is a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting photographic art through monthly exhibits, workshops, and activities for the photographic community in the Sacramento region. No fee for submissions.
Prospectus and on-line submissions link:http://www.viewpointgallery.org/content/call-proposals-solo-and-group-exhibitions-2013
32nd NATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION - March 23, 2012
This Call For Entries from the Smithtown Township Arts Council is titled "The Hand-Made Photograph". The exhibition will be held at the Mills Pond House Gallery May 5 through June 1, 2012. Juror: Christopher James. Cash Prize. Entry fee.
Thursday, February 23, 2012
MASSACHUSETTS ARTS & CULTURE GRANTS - April 2, 2012
Grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded to Massachusetts non-profits for a diverse array of arts and culture projects that enhance the quality of life and contribute to the economic development of the community. Priority will be give to Cape Cod organizations for arts projects that are collaborative.
PHOTOGRAPHY "NIGHT LIGHT" THEMED EXHIBITION - March 21, 2012
Night photography reveals a world that we do not consciously see and offers photographers unique creative opportunities. Night and day, dark and light - one implies the absence of the other. But like yin yang, each has a bit of the other. Do you work with existing light - or do you introduce your own? Maybe you paint with light emitting light brushes. How have you approached shooting at night to express your vision? We want to see. Entry fee.
8th ART KUDOS ONLINE COMPETITION - May 31, 2012
Cash awards totaling $4,400. Awards Judge: David Cohen, editor and publisher of artcritical. All media except video/film, wearable art (clothing or jewelry). Selected finalists will appear in a year-long online-only exhibit beginning July 15th. Entry fee.
ART & TECHNOLOGY THEMED EXHIBITION - June 8, 2012
The exhibition is aiming to explore the phenomenon of innovative technologies in relation to contemporary art (or: the relation of contemporary art to new technologies). Although the emphasis will be on exploring the art practices when a machine makes a vast amount of work, artists working in a way that opposes technology may also apply (we are interested in yarn bombing etc). This call seeks works addressing the recent tendency of personal fabrication of things, labs and the emergence of do-it-yourself communities. Entry fee.
TETON PLEIN AIR PAINT OUT - April 10, 2012
Hosted in Jackson Hole, WY, encompassing Grand Teton National Park and surrounding area. Event dates: July 15-20th, 2012. Ciao Gallery of Jackson, WY in association with Marie Massey Fine Art is pleased to announce the 1st annual “Teton Plein Air Paint Out”, a plein air painting competition, exhibition and auction. Open to all artists working in oil, acrylic, watercolor, or pastel. Entry fee.
SOUTH HAVEN SUMMER ART FAIR - April 2, 2012
The fair held yearly on the first Sunday in July often falls around the 4th of July weekend drawing anywhere between 30,000 - 40,000 individuals to the area. This juried show of Fine Arts will exhibit a variety of media including: ceramics, paintings, metal, jewelry, photography, glass, printmaking, etc. It is a family friendly event with food, entertainment, children’s activities, and silent auction. Entry fee.
DUBUQUE IA PUBLIC OUTDOOR SCULPTURE EXHIBIT - February 27, 2012
Soliciting applications from qualified artists over the age of 18 for the 2012-2013 Art on the River temporary outdoor public art exhibit. Each year, 10 sculptures are chosen to be placed at highly visible locations along the picturesque Mississippi RiverWalk at the Port of Dubuque. Thousands of residents and tourists view the exhibit. Selected artists receive $1,500 for loaning the work for a year. A $1,000 cash award for Best of Show is given to one artist. Sculptures must be for sale. Up to three entries per artist are accepted. No application fee.
WESTMORELAND ART NATIONALS - March 23, 2012
Enter two juried shows for one fee. First exhibit, June 2-14, 2012, Westmoreland County Community College, Youngwood, PA. Second exhibit, July 5-8, 2012, Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival, Greensburg, PA. Total prizes: $5,700. Entry fee.
Send SASE or download all info, prospectus & applications:
Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival
252 Twin Lakes Road
Latrobe PA 15650
6th "ART AT THE X" NATIONAL COMPETITION - May 11, 2012
Open to artists over the age of 18 residing in North America. Entries must be original works not previously shown at Xavier University Art Gallery. All 2D and 3D art created in the last two years (2010-12) will be considered except video, performance and installation. Entries must not exceed 48x90 inches or 75 pounds. No entry that requires the artist to be present for moving or assembly will be accepted. First Place Award: $500. Entry fee.
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
CALL FOR INTUITION THEMED ART - April 1, 2012
A call for artwork in any medium that was created relying heavily on intuition. When artists allow the element of risk into their creative process, the opportunity for surprise is increased. Sometimes these surprises are called happy accidents. Entry fee.
INTERNATIONAL OUTDOOR SCULPTURE LOAN PROGRAM - April 15, 2012
This program is committed to presenting sculpture by regional, national, and international artists. Each sculpture is installed and loaned to NSU for a two-year period. In addition, each artist travels to Aberdeen to work with NSU students during the installation process. Each artist is given a $2000 honorarium to offset the cost of travel and installation. No entry fee.
WORKS ON PAPER NYC - May 22, 2012
Working on paper has expanded from preparatory sketches for painting or sculpture to now being respected artwork unto itself. From drawing, painting, printmaking to photography, works on paper is a varied, exciting and versatile medium. This exhibit will take place in New York City. Entry fee.
INTERNATIONAL MUSIC COMPETITION - March 5, 2012
Unsigned Only is a unique new international music competition designed for solo artists, bands, and singers who are not signed to a major label record company or any of its affiliates, subsidiaries, or imprints. Unsigned Only is not a songwriting competition; instead, it is a music competition with the goal of finding an outstanding, talented performer: a band, singer, or solo artist...a newcomer or veteran...raw or polished - the "gem" that needs to be discovered. Unsigned Only is looking for the total package. $500 grand prize. Entry fee.
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
CALL FOR URBAN LIFE THEMED ART - March 18, 2012
Exhibit Dates: April 19 - May 26, 2012. Exhibit Location: Mellwood Art Center, 1860 Mellwood Avenue, Louisville KY 40206. Seeking Urban Art that evoke a sense of urban life and/or culture. Must be 18 to enter. Entry fee.
Monday, February 20, 2012
CALL FOR PUBLIC ART PROPOSALS - March 8, 2012
This RFP is open to all artists and artist teams over the age of 18 residing anywhere in the world. Site Unseen, an augmented reality outdoor exhibition that unites technology, art and design. Site Unseen will feature a temporary exhibition of 3-D sculpture and 2-D model images that will be placed in a geo-located and vision based augmented layer throughout Chattanooga, Tennessee.
55th CHAUTAUQUA EXHIBITION OF CONTEMPORARY ART - April 1, 2012
Exhibition will be held in the Strohl Art Center, Chautauqua, NY. June 24 - July 12, 2012. All artists, all media. Juror is internationally renowned art critic/curator Kim Levin (New York Times, Art in America, Village Voice and many others). Monetary awards ranging from $100 to $1,000 will be presented on the first day of the show, June 24, 2012. Entry fee.
Sunday, February 19, 2012
8th ANNUAL RURAL ROUTE FILM FESTIVAL - March 16, 2012
The festival will take place in New York City, Late Summer, 2012. There will be a travelling tour program. Seeking new crew/interns/volunteer to help manage the festival. The best in pertinent contemporary agriculture, world cinema, and rural culture (a "schedule of independent, heartfelt productions" Mike Hale, NY Times). Entry fee.
NATIONAL LARGE AND SMALL JURIED EXHIBITION - April 18, 2012
The XL-XS Show- Maryland Federation of Art seeks artists working in large and small formats to enter its national juried exhibition. Any 2-D artwork following exhibition size requirements will be considered. Juror: Barry Nemett, Chair of Painting Department, Maryland Institute College of Art. Cash awards $1000. USA, Canada, and Puerto Rico residence. Exhibited at The Art Gallery, University of Maryland, College Park, from Jun 24 - Aug 12, 2012. Entry fee.
Saturday, February 18, 2012
CALL FOR ENTRIES TO FURNITURE MAKERS & DESIGNERS - March 20, 2012
This is a juried exhibition. Entry is open to all makers and designers. Our presence at the show will be built around the theme "Make", and the jurors are looking for works that are one-of-a-kind or short-run production, concentrating on a design/build type of business, designer or maker. Our booth will include imagery and video that viewers can access via cell phone and the web about each maker's process, as well as a display of the work itself. No entry fee, but there is a fee to participate if selected.
Friday, February 17, 2012
FUTURE FOOD THEMED SHORT FICTION CONTEST - February 20, 2012
Between now and 12:01 am Monday, 2/20, participating writers should submit a 1000 word (max) piece of short, short science fiction based on the big idea "Future Food". The top three entries will be published on the Big Think homepage, Friday, March 9.
26th FINE ART AND CRAFTS FESTIVAL - May 1, 2012
The festival is held in beautiful Essex County Park in Verona, New Jersey. It is an excellent location for an outdoor fine art and fine craft show. Police estimates for attendance are 10-12,000 people. Date: May 19-20, 2012. This free to the public show runs from 10am-5pm. Booth fee.
Rose Squared Productions Inc
12 Galaxy Court
Hillsborough NJ 08844
WOMEN ARTISTS GALLERY SEEKS SUBMISSIONS - April 1, 2012
This is a free online opportunity for women artists to gain more exposure. We will be accepting submissions for our gallery BEGINNING JANUARY 1st 2012-April 1st 2012. Once received, all artwork will be reviewed and artists will be notified by email for Bio and Statement. Artwork will then be on display for ONE YEAR at no charge. No entry fee.
CONSEQUENCES NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION - February 24, 2012
Consequences: aftermath, effect, conclusion, outcome, payback, repercussion, result, fallout, reaction, spin-off, inference, distinction, importance, or significant. Robert Louis Stevenson wrote, "Everyone, sooner or later, sits down to a banquet of consequences." Arc Gallery is looking for contemporary works that will fill its space with a smorgasbord of perspectives on this theme. Dark, humorous, quirky or twisted, interpret the theme as you like. Sales: 60/40 between artist & gallery. Entry fee.
CHICAGO DIGITAL MEDIA PRODUCTION FUND - March 19, 2012
Open to filmmakers/media artists of any age (youth included) and organizations in Chicago/Cook County. Innovative video projects intended for online distribution by established, emerging and young artists could qualify for cash grants of up to $10,000. All genres accepted, but content should be aimed at advancing progressive social change and be appropriate for youth (though not necessarily intended exclusively for youth). Distribution plans must include free availability on the web. The fund is a project of the Chicago Instructional Technology Foundation and is administered by Chicago Filmmakers. No application fee.
40th CRESTED BUTTE ARTS FESTIVAL - February 29, 2012
The Crested Butte Arts Festival is the signature cultural event of the summer for this sophisticated and eclectic resort community. Drawing an estimated 12,000 art savvy buyers to the community over the 3 days, the CBAF is a must of the independent artists. Consistently ranked among the Top 50 Fine Art and Fine Craft shows in the country and the #2 show in Colorado. Entry and booth fee.
BERLIN RESIDENCY - February 26, 2012
Open call for artists and researchers. Applications for residency period 1 May - 31 July 2012. Residency fee.
CALL FOR WOMEN ARTISTS IN THE DC METRO AREA - March 1, 2012
Empowered Women International is recruiting 15-20 immigrant, refugee, and American-born women artists, artisans, and social entrepreneurs in the DC metro area for its mentoring and business start-up training: Entrepreneur Training for Success (ETS). ETS is an award winning program of Empowered Women International. The program runs from March 8 - June 23, 2012 in Rockville, MD and Alexandria, VA. Entry fee.
LIFE IS LOUD... BARRIERS AND LIFESTYLE EXHIBIT - March 24, 2012
K.A.S. Gallery is seeking art that represents barriers or lifestyle. Accepting all mediums of art such as, mixed media, painting, photography, drawing, video and sculpture. Must be 18 to enter. Entry fee.
CALL FOR "OPEN THEMED" ART - March 15, 2012
Open to all national artists working in oil, acrylic, pastels, charcoal, pencil, mixed media watercolor. We accept most mediums, though no photography, digital or video. The exhibition will be held online exclusively. All work is presented online prior to the exhibition, Juror will select 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 2 honorable mentions. Winners will stay on the website for 1 year for the greatest exposure for artists! Entry fee.
Thursday, February 16, 2012
10th FINE CRAFT COMPETITION & EXHIBITION - March 15, 2012
The exhibition will be on display at the Charleston Area Convention Center (5001 Coliseum Drive, North Charleston, SC 29418) from May 4-12, 2012, during the North Charleston Arts Festival. Fine craft artists and artisans from across South Carolina are welcome to submit an application for participation. As the state’s only fine craft competition and exhibition, objects juried into the exhibit may compete for cash prizes totaling up to $6500. Entry fee.
7th NATIONAL OUTDOOR SCULPTURE COMPETITION - March 1, 2012
Sculptors from across the nation are welcome to submit an application for participation. Up to 15 imaginative and thought provoking large-scale sculptures are juried into the eleven month exhibition and compete for cash prizes totaling up to $14,750. The exhibition will be installed at the stunning North Charleston Riverfront Park from May 2012-March 2013. Entry fee.
CALL FOR ARTIST PORTFOLIOS - March 15, 2012
Brooke D. Butler Fine Art Agency is now reviewing Artist's Portfolios on a rolling basis for representation. Require photographs (Minimum of 6 Images) or Digital Files, and Support Materials along with current Resume / CV and SASE.
Brooke D Butler Fine Art
Midlothian VA 23113 BrookeDButlerFineArt@yahoo.com
WASHINGTON DC ARTIST RESIDENCIES - March 15, 2012
Provisions Library, a non-profit instigator of arts and social change in Washington DC, is pleased to launch research residencies that investigate futures for creative civil society. The program will bring together four residents (artists, scholars, activists, and practitioners) for research-based projects that explore and extend social change themes.
Wednesday, February 15, 2012
MYSTERY OF MAN JURIED EXHIBITION - February 29, 2012
Mystery of Man is a multi-media exhibition open to all artists. Mystery of Man seeks to revive the classicist notion that both art and science are mediums of understanding. Throughout history, societies have employed both mediums to negotiate ideas of self and the meaning of existence. Through this lens, works selected will address one or many of the following questions: Where or what did we come from? Why are we here? What is reality? How do we interpret the self? Entry fee.
ST JOHNS RIVER FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS - March 23, 2012
A premier art festival in Historic Sanford, FL, May 5-6 2012, $14,000 in Awards, $3,000 Best of Show. Over 100 Premier Artists will be selected to participate in this art festival and 12 demonstrating areas for artists selected through our jury process. Each artist is required to send (3) images of their work and (1) of their display. These images must be on a CD with artist info (name, phone & email) written on the disk. Entry and booth fee.
Sanford FL 32772-0223http://email@example.com
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
CALL FOR MOTHER NATURE THEMED ART - December 31, 2012
This contest is open to all artists all skill levels, mediums and status. No age limit or residential requirements. The TAC Awards is a winner take all competition in which the will receive both a cash prize $3000.00 and a solo exhibition worth $2500.00 for a combine winning worth $5000.00. Mother Nature, anything depicting the four elements. Earth, wind, water, fire. Entry fee.
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OPEN CALL HEALING ART2 - July 31, 2012
This contest is open to all artists all skill levels, mediums and status. No age limit or residential requirements. Healing Art 2- Open to the artist's Interpretation of what healing art means to them. Public judging. Total Prize Money: $425. Entry fee.
25th ANNUAL NATIONAL ART COMPETITION - May 14, 2012
Open to U.S. artists 18 or older working in any 2-D media. Work must be recent, original and wall-mountable. More than $8,500 in prize money--three $1,000 awards of excellence. Exhibit runs 7/24/12 - 9/7/12. Opening reception: 7/24/12, Nicolet College Art Gallery in Rhinelander, Wisconsin. Judge: Sarah McKenzie, who was recently listed as one of the "100 Artists to Watch" in the December/January issue of Modern Painters Magazine. Entry fee.
NATIONAL PLAYWRITING COMPETITION - June 1, 2012
In 2000 MetLife Foundation and Repertorio Espanol joined forces to establish The MetLife Nuestras Voces National Playwriting Competition in the hopes of discovering new American plays by established and emerging Latino playwrights writing about the many themes and topics relevant to the Hispanic communities across the United States—plays that may be under the radar in other venues. It has been our privilege to promote and develop new plays, encourage bright new talent to continue writing plays by providing this forum.
Monday, February 13, 2012
VIMEO VIDEO FESTIVAL $25,000 GRAND PRIZE - February 20, 2012
Celebrating the best in online video, the 2012 Vimeo Festival + Awards are jam-packed with new judges, new categories, and new monies--$5,000 grants for category winners and one $25,000 grand prize. You must create a Vimeo account and be 18 or older. Entry fee.
Sunday, February 12, 2012
NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION OF PRINTS - April 1, 2012
Open to all artists 18 years or older presently residing in the United States. Works executed between 2009 and 2012 are eligible. Original works in all traditional printmaking media including but not limited to intaglio, relief, screen print, lithograph, monotype are eligible. Digital and three-dimensional works are eligible but must incorporate at least one traditional hand-pulled process. Awards: First Prize: One artist will be selected to have a solo exhibit at Diablo Valley College Art Gallery in 2013. Second Prize: One-month artist residency. Entry fee.
INTERNATIONAL CYNETART COMPETITION - March 30, 2012
Open to artists, designers and scientists who dedicate themselves in their artistic and reflective discussion; in particular, to interdisciplinary and hybrid approaches. The call for submissions accompanies the festival every two years since 1996. This competition represents some of Europe's most prestigious prizes & scholarships in the field of media art.
Total amount approx. 30000.
Saturday, February 11, 2012
11th PLEIN AIR JURIED COMPETITION - April 2, 2012
A juror will select thirty (30) artists to compete in a three-day competition June 7-9 around the streets of historic Annapolis. Prizes and cash awards (totaling more than $5,000) will be awarded by a juror for Best in Show, 2nd and 3rd Place and Honorable Mention (4 selections) at the June 10th opening reception. Entry fee.
CALL FOR "VIBRANT!" THEMED PHOTOGRAPHY - February 29, 2012
Through a Lens: Inspiration or Desperation is about evoking one of two strong emotional responses: Inspiration or Despair. Possible subjects could include people, places or things that inspire or cause feelings of despair. First Prize: $2,000 (Over $3,500 in total prizes). Open to all photographers internationally using any photographic style. Entry fee.
JURIED EXHIBITIONS - March 1, 2012
Two exhibitions held March 30 through April 10, 2012, in Corpus Christi, Texas. Open to all artists 18+, in all media except audio, video or performance. being HUMAN - Juror Amado Pena, Jr. and The Unsung Heroine - Juror Melida Buentello-Olivo. Best of Show winners receive exhibiting opportunity in 2013 Corpus Christi Festival of the Arts. Entry fee.
Prospectus and Entry Form:http://www.ccfestivalarts.org/call-for-art.html
BUDAPEST ARTIST RESIDENCIES - February 28, 2012
Discipline: visual artists, writers, performers. Offered program: residency, seminar, artist talk, exhibition. Eligibility: International emerging artists, (visual artists, photographers, video artists, writers, performers). The HMC is a not-for-profit arts organization founded in 1990 and based in Dallas/Budapest. Entry fee.
14th INTERNATIONAL SCREENPLAY COMPETITION - April 19, 2012
Grand Prize: $10,000. All the reading is done by 90 production companies. Entertainment Weekly Magazine calls us ‘One of the Best’. We promote the winners, runners-up, finalists and semifinalists for a full year. Entry fee.
Friday, February 10, 2012
OPEN CALL WITH $300,000 IN AWARDS - April 1, 2012
International call to artists who must be 18 years or older. Mediums accepted: painting, drawing, mixed media, sculpture, photography, video. No entry fee.
Thursday, February 09, 2012
NATIONAL REAL & IMAGINED GARDENS THEMED ART - March 6, 2012
National competition & exhibition of Secret Gardens: Imagined and Real, April 6-36, 2012, Pacific Art League, Palo Alto, CA. Submission by jpg only. Total awards: $400. Entry fee. Juror: Ric Ambrose, Executive Director of the Pacific Art League and nationally-known artist.
ARTS TRAINING FOR WOMEN - March 1, 2012
Empowered Women International channels the entrepreneurial spirit, the arts and creative talents of immigrant, refugee and low-income women into small businesses to create jobs, opportunity for women, multicultural understanding and a new generation of American leaders and entrepreneurs. We seek artists and artisans who are interested in learning the skills necessary to turn their artistic talents into businesses.
MUSEUM & RESIDENCY PROGRAM SEEKS CURATOR - March 1, 2012
The ideal candidate has a combination of building, carpentry, and installation art production skills with an interest in creative preservation of a historic building. The building curator will assist Elsewhere's artists in expanding their creative concepts and site-specific work, operate a department that oversees the renovation, up-fit, and maintenance of Elsewhere’s building, and oversee the design and production of installations for special projects within the museum. The position is for a 9 month contract (March-November) with $1000/month plus room and board.
Wednesday, February 08, 2012
CALL FOR CALLIGRAPHY AND POETRY - April 20, 2012
This is a juried exhibition of calligraphic artwork that uses poetry as a primary textual focus. Calligraphers throughout history have employed poetry to illustrate the art and fine craft of lettering, letterforms and calligraphic design. This show is open to pen or brush works in the form of wall-hung pieces, broadsides, books, sculptural objects and more. Will be held in conjunction with the Calligraphy Northwest Calligraphy Conference, which will bring over 500 fans of calligraphy to Portland in June 2012. Entry fee.
Tuesday, February 07, 2012
IFP FILMMAKER FELLOWSHIP - March 9, 2012
Submission is open to all first-time documentary and narrative feature directors with films in post-production. Structured in three week-long components held over the year, the Labs offer personalized attention on post-production, audience building, and distribution strategies in the digital age, followed by continued support from IFP as the project premieres in the marketplace. Entry fee.
6th INTERNATIONAL PRINT EXCHANGE - May 4, 2012
This exchange is open to artists from the various states and abroad. In lieu of an entry fee Oregon Ink Spot will keep two prints from each edition submitted to the exchange. The theme is open. Intaglio, Relief, Lithography, Serigraphy, Collograph, Monotypes, Monoprints and digital prints. Oregon Ink Spot will not accept traditional photography, off-set reproductions or reproductions of art originally produced in another medium. No entry fee.
INTERNATIONAL SELF-PORTRAITS PORTFOLIO DAY - March 9, 2012
You are your subject. We are looking for a series of photographs (7-12) where you star. You may be playing a role, telling a story, conversing with other artists, sharing your world, making a statement, commenting on identity. Two photographers will be selected to exhibit their portfolios via both slide show and prints as part of our scheduled photography exhibition on Portraits/SelfPortraits. Press releases and other forms of marketing will include Portfolio Showcase exhibitors. All processes and techniques are welcomed. Entry fee.
Monday, February 06, 2012
ANTIQUE CAR SHOW, MUSIC & ART FESTIVAL - February 28, 2012
Call for Entries: Kars4Kids - Antique Car Show, Music and Art festival in Brentwood, TN. Looking for artisans to showcase and sell artwork! Booth fees $35 dollars + 10% of sales. Booths: 12' x 12' (larger booth sizes if setting up outdoors) - Date: Saturday April 21, 2012. Submit 2 low res images or link to website, along with contact info.
CLAY COMPETITION AND EXHIBITION - March 24, 2012
Sacramento artist,Tony Natsoulas, once again invites artist to participate and compete in works of clay of Totems, Plates & Teapots, the second annual event, sponsored by the Placer Community Foundation and Alpha Fired Arts, certain to gain national recognition. The grand prize winner will receive a full color announcement in Ceramics Monthly featuring their prized piece, selected by juror, Christy Johnson-Executive Director of the American Museum of Ceramic Art. Entry fee.
CALL FOR PUBLIC ART PROPOSALS - March 9, 2012
Lowell National Historical Park Visitor Center creative signifier Budget: $100,000- $125,000. Finalists will receive a $1,000 proposal development fee. A second proposal: Point Park creative entranceway feature Budget: $150,000-200,000. Finalists will receive a $1,000 proposal development fee. Fundraising for this project is in progress. The Urban Arts Institute at Massachusetts College of Art and Design (UrbanArts) developed a public art master plan in the context of these two initiatives, available for download along with the RFQs.
Urban Arts Institute
Massachusetts College of Art and Design
57th NATIONAL ART EXHIBITION - May 9, 2012
To be held at The Haggin Museum, sponsored by Stockton Art League, Jul 5 - Sep 2, 2012. Cash awards over $5,000. Open to all US artists. No photography or computer art. Juror: Craig Nelson. Entry fee.
Prospectus download or #10 SASE to:
1031 Elmwood Ave
Stockton CA 95204http://firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, February 04, 2012
CALL FOR CLIMATE CHANGE SLOGANS - March 15, 2012
This time I'd like to focus on climate change and am asking your help finding the right slogans. Slogans should be short, smart, fit well into a rectangle and look good in traffic. Winner gets a thousand dollars and has their message displayed alongside freeways up and down the west coast. Second and third place winners, if they're good enough for the freeways, will receive 500 and 250 dollars respectively and have their messages posted as well. Original work is preferred but not mandatory, and apart from the right to post them publicly, I will make no claim to winning entries as intellectual property. No entry fee.
CALL FOR "GARDENS" THEMED PHOTOGRAPHY - March 1, 2012
Sowing seeds, watching them sprout and ultimately grow into plants is an amazing and awe inspiring magical experience. Plants, flowers and trees in a garden have their own quiet life affirming force. Forty five to fifty images will be selected for exhibition and a Blurb full color catalogue of the exhibit with all the accepted entries will be available for purchase. Awards are $250 for Juror's Award, $250 for Director's Award, $100 for Visitors' Choice and five Honorable Mentions. Entry fee.
25th NATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION - April 6, 2012
Photowork is a premier regional exhibition of new photographic images. The spirit of the show is a juxtaposition of traditional styles and cutting edge images. The show celebrates the photograph both as fine art and as social commentary. Winners in the past have included traditional 35mm photographs, silver gelatin prints, digital prints and even pinhole camera pictures. Cash prizes are awarded. Entry fee.
Prospectus (send SASE, call, email)/details:
Barrett Art Center
55 Noxon St
Poughkeepsie NY 12601
BICYCLE RACK DESIGN CONTEST - March 1, 2012
The Golden Triangle Business Improvement District is requesting drawn design entries for a creative and unique bicycle rack. You design the rack and we will make it and install it within the Golden Triangle Business Improvement District in Washington, DC. The call is open to the entire art community including visual artists, architects, graphic designers, urban designers and bicycling enthusiasts. The winning entry will receive $1,500.
SEATTLE CALL FOR STOREFRONT ART PROJECTS - February 22, 2012
The Installation track is for artworks in any two-dimensional, three-dimensional or new media. The Artist Residency track is for visual and performing artists to create work, rehearse and perform in vacant storefronts. The Creative Enterprise track provides a storefront as a place to experiment and test out new and creative business ideas, such as a retail art gallery, boutique or museum. Artists selected for the Installation track will receive $250 to $1,000 per installation. Entry fee.
CALL FOR INK DRAWINGS - March 15, 2012
Technical pen, brush, scratchboard - how do you prefer your ink? Show us your drawings using any form of ink, any subject. Open to artists worldwide age 18 and over. Cash prize for best of show. Entry fee.
INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR BERLIN RESIDENCIES - March 31, 2012
The call is directed at artists, scholars and practitioners (curators, activists, autodidacts etc.) interested in cross-disciplinary theory and practice dealing with the city. Artists should be working professionally in their fields, with a broad range of projects and exhibition experience. Requires funding.
Friday, February 03, 2012
ARTIST RESIDENCY IN PORTUGAL - March 9, 2012
The ARTErra is a rural art residency structure that support and encourage artistic creation and production. Housed in a remarkably small rural village, you will find in ARTErra physical spaces and tools for the reception of the project / proposal of the artist or collective of different artistic disciplines. No entry fee.
ARTErra residencias rurais artísticas
Rua nossa Senhora do Crasto #380
Lobao da Beira 3460-207 Tondela
CALL FOR "PLANT LIFE" THEMED ART - March 7, 2012
Open to any and all traditional and non-traditional visual arts genre and media, (including painting, drawing, printmaking, video, photography, sculpture, collage, design, illustration, etc.). The only limitation is that the subject, form, or concept of the work must be directly related to plant life in some way. Entry fee.
36th ANNUAL JURIED ART SHOW - March 5, 2012
Work in both 2D and 3D form will be accepted. Cash and merchandise prizes totaling over $1,500. The show will be hosted at the Museum & Arts Center in the Sequim~Dungeness Valley exhibit space and will run from May 1 to May 28. Entry fee.
18th ANNUAL PHOTOGRAPHY JURIED EXHIBITION - March 31, 2012
Open to all photographers. Entrants must be members of the Griffin Museum of Photography (with an expiration after 4/1/2012) The Griffin Museum invites photographers working in all mediums, styles and schools of thought to participate. Experimental and mixed techniques are welcome. We encourage submitting images from a singular body of work for a cohesive selection for the Juried Exhibition. AWARDS: $1,000 Arthur Griffin Legacy Award, $500 Griffin Award. Entry fee.
100th NATIONAL CHERRY BLOSSOM FESTIVAL PHOTO CONTEST - April 15, 2012
Open to amateur and professional photographers. Entries to be judged by renowned DC photographers. Categories include Landscape/Nature, People, Vintage. Entry fee.
iPHONEOGRAPHY EXHIBITION - March 4, 2012
The Lunch Box Gallery announces the call for entries for its show “iPhoneography: Updated Visual Dialogs”, which explores the social phenomenon of iPhoneography as a personal tool globally used to generate visual content. Open for national and international iPhoneographer over 18 years old. The exhibition will be held in the Miami Art District, Mar 10 - Apr 7, 2012. At least 1 of 3 images per submission is guaranteed to be shown in the gallery. Entry fee.
Thursday, February 02, 2012
US/CANADIAN PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION - March 14, 2012
Any original work created in any form of photography, following exhibition guidelines, will be considered. Cash awards $1000. USA and Canadian residence. Exhibited at Maryland Federation of Art.s Circle Gallery, Annapolis MD. Entry fee.
WORLD WIDE FOOD PHOTOS - February 24, 2012
The Meal: On February 24th, 2012, at 12pm Eastern Standard Time, thousands of strangers from around the world will sit down to eat in unison and capture their meal in a photograph. Anyone can participate. The Meal has partnered with a leading non-profit -- Action Against Hunger -- in hopes to encourage project participants to take action against the ongoing global hunger crisis. No entry fee.
CALL FOR EXHIBITION PROPOSALS - March 1, 2012
All artist 18 + are invited to submit proposals in any media. Work must be original and have been executed within the last two years. Submit 20 digital files on a CD saved as high quality jpegs, image list with title, media and size, artist statement, artist resume and $10 processing fee.
Rogue Community College
3345 Redwood Hwy
Grants Pass OR 97527
RECESS ARTIST RESIDENCIES - March 15, 2012
Session artists receive 2-3 months in one of our spaces in Brooklyn and Manhattan, a small honorarium, and a materials budget to cover the material costs of their project. Recess is free and open to the public, and we encourage artists to engage with their audience in a manner specific to their creative goals, using Recess as a studio, exhibition space, stage, and/or experimental platform. No application fee.
CALL FOR PUBLIC ART PROPOSALS - March 1, 2012
Philadelphia's Public Art Program invites artists to submit an application with the Public Art Artist Registry.
The registry allows artists to participate in all selection processes by maintaining a record of their work that will be consulted by Public Art staff, panelists, architects, and City agencies as public art opportunities become available. The registry is open to all professional artists. There are no residency requirements for the registry, although some opportunities will be limited to the greater Philadelphia region. No entry fee.
11th INTERNATIONAL PRINTMAKING COMPETITION - March 31, 2012
Lessedra World Art Print Annual - Mini Print 2012. An international print annual with the premise that no art form has broader implications in contemporary society than that of the print. The aim is to gather and exhibit contemporary art print works from all over the world and to contribute to the contacts and the exchange between artists, art lovers and collectors and to stimulate the research into paper, inks, and other materials used in printmaking. Entry fee.
Wednesday, February 01, 2012
ARTIST RUN GALLERY SEEKS MEMBERS - February 24, 2012
Gallery 110 is an artist run gallery which supports emerging and mid career artists. The gallery is dedicated to the presentation of high quality and challenging visual art and to the development and promotion of artists' careers. Collectively, members share in the work of the gallery and have the opportunity to build on or share their skills in marketing, exhibition management and installation, development and arts event coordination. Artists not local to the Seattle area telecommute as well as promote the gallery and cultivate opportunities for their fellow artists in other cities. Additional options for out-of-state members available.
MASSACHUSETTS LOCAL ARTIST MARKET - February 11, 2012
SLAM, in Davis Sq. Somerville, MA, is in its 3rd year and offers local artists a place to show and sell their work, as well as an opportunity for local residents to find a wide variety of art and handmade goods in one location. All media considered. Exhibit fee.
23rd ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL JURIED COMPETITION - April 13, 2012
Open to US and international artists, all 2D and 3D media. Entries juried by Chrissie Iles, Curator, The Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC. Cash prizes, Power-Point presentation, Group exhibition June 26 - July 14, 2012. Entry fee.
Viridian Artists Inc
548 West 28th St #632
New York NY 10001http://www.viridianartists.com/submission
CALL FOR LGBT & VIOLENCE THEMED ART - February 12, 2012
Artwork should relate to the following theme: The LGBT community has struggled to ensure equality of their civil liberties for over three decades. Though there has been significant progress in obtaining equal rights in the United States, such as the recent vote that passed a marriage equality law in states like New York, violence still persists against the LGBT community especially in minority populations. Entry fee.
CALL FOR "SCRIPTS AND SYSTEMS" THEMED ART - April 13, 2012
Many of our daily and most menial tasks have been reduced to orderly algorithms - a discrete set of steps, rules, or calculations followed in specific order to accomplish a task. With improving technology, we are personally responsible for fewer of these steps. Scripts and Systems is an exhibition about these plans and plots. It is about letting go of control - even in our creative lives. Entry fee.
CALL FOR MOBILE ART INSTALLATION PROPOSALS - March 31, 2012
Seeking proposals for a mobile art installation transforming the interior of a PODS container. The installation will travel around the Lexington, Kentucky area. Artists are encouraged to make the work interactive and durable. The goal of the touring program is to engage the public with art in unexpected places. The selected artist receives a $500 stipend. Entry fee.