Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Calls for Artists and Artist Resources



November 14, 2016
ARTIST’S MAGAZINE : ALL MEDIA ONLINE COMPETITION Sponsored by The Artist’s Magazine, this annual competition offers cash, prizes and publicity to its talented winners. Get rewarded for your finest work! Winners will be featured in the July-August 2017 issue of The Artist’s Magazine. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2dU9GHc

January 10, 2017
CALL TO ARTISTS – CASH AWARDS – JURIED EXHIBIT Embracing Our Differences is accepting submissions for it s juried art exhibit celebrating diversity held April - May 2017 in Sarasota, FL USA. National and international submissions accepted. $3,000 in awards. No submission fee. Details: 941-928-0567 OR http://embracingourdifferences.org/submit-art ORMJS@EmbracingOurDifferences.org

November 30, 2016
LIMNER GALLERY : EMERGING ARTISTS 2017 The 25th annual competition for gallery exhibition and $1000 cash award. This exhibition is devoted to the discovery, introduction and promotion of emerging artists. The exhibition will be held in March 1 – 25, 2017 at the Limner Gallery and is open to all artists working in any media. Entry Fee. Details:http://bitly.com/2bCuAwK OR slowart@aol.com


November 03, 2016


MEMBERS ONLY COMPETITION Enter the Portrait Society of America’s 12th annual Members Only Competition. The competition is made up of five categories and members are welcome to enter each category. The categories this year are: Commissioned Portrait, Non-Commissioned Portrait, Still Life, Outside the Box and Landscape. Entry fee is $35 per category. Details and membership info can be found online at portraitsociety.org. Details: 877-772-4321 OR http://tinyurl.com/ns2p7hk OR info@portraitsociety.org


November 04, 2016


2016 NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC NATURE PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR The Nature Photographer of the Year 2016 is a prestigious Wildlife Photography contest run by National Geographic. They are looking for photos that showcase the awe-inspiring and diverse natural world around us. Entry Fee. Details: http://on.natgeo.com/2dz990n


November 04, 2016


A.I.R. GALLERY FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM In order to prepare the best application possible A.I.R. will host a free Info Session on Wednesday October 5th from 6:30-7:30pm. This is not mandatory however it is strongly encouraged that applicants attend the workshop if possible. RSVP required, limited seating available. Details: http://bitly.com/2bAfEfA


November 05, 2016


“WET” : A CALL FOR WORK Open to US artists 18+ years working in any 2D medium regarding the theme of “WET”. What does wet mean to you? Open to any interpretation. Work must be original. Juried by Gallery Seven co-owners Nick Johnson and Kelli Costa. “Best in Show” and 2 Honorable Mentions will be chosen. Exhibition Dates: February 21 – April 1, 2017. Entry Fee. Details: 978-897-9777 OR http://bitly.com/2e1B6eH OR info@gallerysevenmaynard.com


November 06, 2016


SMALL WORKS : BIG TALENT | LAGUNA BEACH, CA Las Laguna Gallery is looking for small works with big impact. There is no intended theme for the work; it just needs to fit the criteria of being “small art”. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/28QUgnO


November 10, 2016


STARTUP ART FAIR LA 2017 CALL FOR INDEPENDENT ARTISTS stARTup Art Fair Los Angeles is a contemporary hotel art fair for independent artists. January 27-29, 2017 at the fabled Highland Gardens Hotel in Hollywood. Those selected from the open application process will each take over a hotel room for the course of three days to present a solo show of their work. There are application and exhibitor fees. Details: 415-297-2319 OR https://startupartfair.submittable.com/submit/3a9a83d0-0167-4135-b0ab-3fdaed554025 OR ray@startupartfair.com


November 11, 2016


LUIS VALTUEñA PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD 2016 This is the twentieth consecutive year in which Médicos del Mundo (MdM) has held the LUIS VALTUEÑA INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD. The competition is open to adult amateur and professional photographers of any nationality. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bit.ly/2dC3Fjo


November 12, 2016


2017 MEMBERS EXHIBITION Open to all Genesee Center members. Genesee Center is excited to showcase the artwork of our talented members in an inaugural member exhibition. Help us kick-off 2017 by celebrating our talented community of makers. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2dX4fb4


November 13, 2016


WAGE ON! WOMEN, ART & MONEY EXHIBITION The Women’s Caucus for Art seeks work in any media that explores the current economic climate and its impact on female identity and women’s lives, both in and beyond the art world. Juror is Helga Christoffersen of The New Museum. Runs 1/31/-2/25/17 with artist reception on 2/15/17 during national WCA & CAA conferences. Open to self-identified women artists. Must submit online at Entrythingy. Entry Fee. Details: 212-634-0007 OR http://bitly.com/2dj8TCH OR wcashows@gmail.com


November 14, 2016


ARTIST’S MAGAZINE : ALL MEDIA ONLINE COMPETITION Sponsored by The Artist’s Magazine, this annual competition offers cash, prizes and publicity to its talented winners. Get rewarded for your finest work! Winners will be featured in the July-August 2017 issue of The Artist’s Magazine. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2dU9GHc


November 14, 2016


Iwati Parana | Artist-in-Residence Program Open Call “Iwata Parana” is a residency program for visual artists, architects, photographers, and other disciplines in the Peruvian amazon. The residency program “Iwata Parana” welcomes visual artists, architects, photographers, and other disciplines; national and international for the period of one month to develop projects related to the Peruvian Amazon. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2dX6k6Z OR correlacion.contemporanea@gmail.com


November 15, 2016


EXHIBIT IN SANTA MONICA WORKS WITH FOCUS ON A SINGLE COLOR Works in a variety of mediums sought for a popular installation at a Santa Monica art gallery Entry Fee. Details: https://bggallery.submittable.com/submit


November 15, 2016


WOMEN’S ART IN EDUCATION ARTIST BOOK RESIDENCY The eight-to-ten-week residency is awarded to two emerging women artists in support of their efforts to create a new artist’s book and teach young people. Generally, residents dedicate their first month to producing a limited edition artist’s book, which is hand-printed and bound in the studio. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2d7eo4A


November 28, 2016


B.J. SPOKE GALLERY, HUNTINGTON, NY EXPO 36 COMPETITION Juried by Jennifer Harris, Curatorial Assistant, Museum of Modern Art. Up to 6 works and/or two videos may be entered. Fee $35. Winners will participate in a month-long show at the gallery in March of 2017. We attempt to include several works from each accepted artist, where size permits. Full prospectus on our website. Details: 631-549-5106 OR http://www.bjspokegallery.org/juried-competitions/expo-36 OR liz.ehrlichman@bjspokegallery.org


November 28, 2016


LACDA \\\"SNAP TO GRID\\\" OPEN CALL, EVERY ENTRY SHOWN! The Los Angeles Center for Digital Art seeks artists for an un-juried international exhibit featuring digital art and photography December 8-31, 2016. All entries will be printed (8.5\\\"x11\\\" on heavyweight paper) and shown in the gallery arranged in a grid. Entrants submit JPEG files of original work. Entry Fee. Details: http://lacda.com/juried/juriedshow.html


November 30, 2016


CALL FOR ARTISTS FOR ONLINE ART COMPETITION CAGO Announces a Call for Artists to Participate in the Open-No Theme Art Competition. Entry Fee. Details: 844-210-7722 OR http://bit.ly/2fF5H6P OR cago.offices@gmail.com


November 30, 2016


THE WONDER ESSAY PRIZE Submit an original, unpublished essay on the topic of “What is Your Life’s Purpose.” Length 1,500 words or fewer. Entries must be postmarked by the deadline or submitted online by midnight. First Prize is a check for $1,000 dollars and publication on The Wonder Institute website. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2bQPu8K


November 30, 2016


THE SEDONA ART PRIZE INTERNATIONAL PAINTING COMPETITION The Sedona Art Prize, a year-long ONLINE PAINTING COMPETITION open to all painters over 18. Grand Prize: $5000 USD CASH plus exhibition and 2-week residency in Sedona, AZ; 2nd $1000 cash; 3rd $750 cash. EACH MONTH $200 CASH to Best in Show; 144 finalists over 12 months compete for Grand Prizes. Sponsored by Sedona Arts Center and Gateway To Sedona. Goal to promote artists world wide. Entry Fee. Details: 928-282-4326 ORhttp://bitly.com/2bNunUz OR info@sedonaartprize.com


November 30, 2016


LIMNER GALLERY : EMERGING ARTISTS 2017 The 25th annual competition for gallery exhibition and $1000 cash award. This exhibition is devoted to the discovery, introduction and promotion of emerging artists. The exhibition will be held in March 1 – 25, 2017 at the Limner Gallery and is open to all artists working in any media. Entry Fee. Details:http://bitly.com/2bCuAwK OR slowart@aol.com


November 30, 2016


SHAPE, COLOUR AND TEXTURES PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION The theme of this month’s competition is ‘Shape, Colour and Textures’ Images that give show us some of the worlds most magnificent commercial and advertising images. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2dDmq5u


November 30, 2016


POSITION ANNOUNCEMENT: PROGRAM MGR, THE PUBLIC ART ARCHIVE The Artist Studio Program was launched in 2000 in response to the crisis of available of affordable space for artists living and working in New York City. The program provides six eligible artists working in all visual arts media a free private studio space accessible 24/7 and a fellowship (dependent on funding). The program runs for an eleven-month period from June to May. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2dixA20 OR Laurel.Sherman@WESTAF.org


November 30, 2016


2ND INTL SHOEBOX SCULPTURE COMPETITION $1,500 in prizes with no media restrictions. Shoebox exhibit at Todd Art Gallery at Middle Tennessee State University. Juror: Leslie King-Hammond. Entry Fee. Details: 615-898-5532 OR http://tinyurl.com/MTSUShoebox OR eric.snyder@mtsu.edu


November 30, 2016


URBAN PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 2016 PHOTO COMPETITION The CBRE Urban Photographer of the Year competition is the largest of its kind, celebrating the richness and diversity of city life around the world by challenging both amateur and professional photographers alike to capture the essence of the urban environment. No Entry Fee. Details:http://bitly.com/2dzluPk


December 01, 2016


BEAUTIFUL & POWERFUL ”BEAUTIFUL & POWERFUL, the arts of calligraphy and re-purposed materials” is an international exhibit accepting all media. The calligraphy has been expanded to include any work in which TEXT is a major element. Visit our website for prospectus and all other contact information. No Entry Fee. Details: 732-322-6512 ORhttp://bitly.com/2diPrpy OR Director@nailsinthewall.org


December 03, 2016


$10,000 CASH PRIZES : DAVE BOWN PROJECTS 13th Semiannual Competition. Jurors: Helga Christoffersen, Assistant Curator, New Museum, New York; Kelly Kivland, Associate Curator, Dia Art Foundation. In addition to the cash prizes listed above; we will be buying works of art from artists as submissions are received. Early entries are encouraged. Previewing will occur on a daily and weekly basis as submissions are received. Entry Fee. Details: 917-365-5265 OR http://davebownprojects.com/submissions.html OR info@davebownprojects.com


December 15, 2016


LEON LEVY BIOGRAPHY FELLOWSHIPS The Leon Levy Center for Biography offers four resident fellowships at the Graduate Center for the academic year beginning each September. Awards include writing space, full access to research facilities, and a stipend of $60,000. Details: http://bitly.com/2bAcRDr


January 08, 2017


BEAM CAMP SEEKS PROPOSALS FOR SPECTACULAR PROJECTS We’re looking for big ideas. Beam Camp, a summer camp for building and collaboration located in Strafford, NH, announces its annual international search to find its 2017 Beam Projects. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2eBOerr


January 10, 2017


CALL TO ARTISTS – CASH AWARDS – JURIED EXHIBIT Embracing Our Differences is accepting submissions for its juried art exhibit celebrating diversity held April - May 2017 in Sarasota, FL USA. National and international submissions accepted. $3,000 in awards. No submission fee. Details: 941-928-0567 OR http://embracingourdifferences.org/submit-art ORMJS@EmbracingOurDifferences.org


January 10, 2017


HEARTLAND ARTIST EXHIBITION NATIONAL JURIED CALL FOR ARTISTS Call for Artists for the 21st Annual Heartland Artist Exhibition at the Tim Murphy Art Gallery, Merriam Kansas. $1500 Best of Show award, $100 second place, $500 third place. Show runs March 4 – April 1. Entry Fee $45 for up to three submitted works. New in 2017 we will be accepting Photography for the first time ever! Details: 913-322-5550 OR http://merriam.org/park OR daves@merriam.org


January 18, 2017


36TH BRADLEY INTERNATIONAL PRINT AND DRAWING EXHIBITION The Bradley International is the second-longest running juried print and drawing competition in the country. Every two years it features the best contemporary graphic artwork from around the globe. This year’s exhibition will be held at four prominent Peoria Illinois Galleries. The 36th BI will be juried by Kathryn Polk. 1st Place – $3,000 2nd Place – $1,750 3rd Place- $750 Entry Fee. Details: 309-677-2989 OR http://art.bradley.edu/bug/35th-bradley-international-call-for-entries