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July 31, 2015
SOUTHWEST ART’s ARTISTIC EXCELLENCE COMPETITION Get your artwork spotlighted in Southwest Art and win $2000! Enter your best work in our competition and show us your Artistic Excellence! The 13 winning artists will be published in the December 2015 issue of Southwest Art and on our website. PLUS one lucky winner will be chosen for that issue’s cover art. Entry fee. Details: http://bit.ly/ArtisticExcellence15 OR SouthwestArtCompetition@fwmedia.com


January 4, 2016
CALL TO ARTISTS : CASH AWARDS : JURIED EXHIBIT Embracing Our Differences is accepting submissions for its 13th annual outdoor juried art exhibit celebrating diversity and inclusion to be displayed spring 2016 in Sarasota, FL USA. 42 artists will be selected. National and international submissions accepted. Final selections will be made by a 3-judge panel. $3,000 (US) in awards. There is no submission fee nor limit on the number of entries. Details: 941-404-5710 OR http://embracingourdifferences.org OR Info@EmbracingOurDifferences.org


August 31, 2015
A SHOW OF HEADS An international, thematic group exhibition curated and hosted by the Limner Gallery October 22 – November 21, 2015. The exhibition is based on the portrayal and interpretation of the human head and is open for entry to all artists working in any media. Artists may submit portraiture, partial, composite or multiple interpretations of the head. From the group exhibition, three artists will be selected to appear in the annual, “Best of Limner” Magazine and catalog. Deadline August 31. On-line entry form at http://www.slowart.com/prospectus/head.htm Questions via email : slowart@aol.com, or mail to : SlowArt Productions, 123 Warren Street, Hudson, NY 12534 Details: http://www.slowart.com/prospectus/head.htm OR slowart@aol.com


July 27, 2015
ARTIST PORTFOLIO SUBMISSION OPEN GALLERY CALL INTERNATIONAL Winner gets a solo exhibition and $1500 travel/shipping prize. 5 runners up will have a Group Show,20 Artists will be added to the Digital Files on the Gallery website.Artists from anywhere in the World working in Painting, Drawing, Sculpture, Installation, Illustration, Video, Sound, Photography, Mixed Media, Computer Art, Printmaking, Collage, Performance-Conceptual, Animation, Fashion, New/Experimental media Details: http://galleryfor.me/artist-portfolio-submissions OR info@galleryfor.me

July 31, 2015
CALL TO ARTISTS AND CURATORS FOR EXHIBITION PROPOSALS The Brentwood Arts Exchange (Maryland) is seeking proposals from artists and curators to present exhibitions beginning summer 2016. Solo and group exhibitions, all media and forms welcome. This call is open to all artists and curators who are 18 years of age or older. There are no restrictions on media or residency. No fee. Details: http://files.ctctcdn.com/461c09fd001/ca6af4d5-3256-4a7f-a35e-0d924b0cf1b1.pdf

July 31, 2015
A CALL TO ARTISTS FOR ONLINE ART COMPETITION, ALL ABSTRACTS Contemporary Art Gallery Online encourages entries from all 2D and 3D artists regardless of their experience or education in the art field, for their 2nd Annual International competition. A group exhibition of all entrants will be held online at Contemporary Art Gallery Online during the month of August 2015. Winners will be announced on August 17, 2015. Visit CAGO to learn more. Entry Fee. Details: 305-509-1788 OR http://tinyurl.com/nkhzk8k OR cago.artcompetition@gmail.com

July 31, 2015
SOUTHWEST ART’s ARTISTIC EXCELLENCE COMPETITION Get your artwork spotlighted in Southwest Art and win $2000! Enter your best work in our competition and show us your Artistic Excellence! The 13 winning artists will be published in the December 2015 issue of Southwest Art and on our website. PLUS one lucky winner will be chosen for that issue’s cover art. Entry fee. Details: http://bit.ly/ArtisticExcellence15 OR SouthwestArtCompetition@fwmedia.com

July 31, 2015
CALL TO WOMEN OF COLOUR FOR WRITING AND ART Room Magazine invites submissions of writing and art about the experience of being racialized, dealing with racial discrimination, grappling with representation, defining one’s identity or identities, lost and reclaimed histories, as well as stories about loss, love, heartbreak, and triumph. Small submission fee for writing. No fee for art. Paid upon publication. Details: http://www.roommagazine.com/magazine/391-women-colour

August 1, 2015
CALL FOR NORTHWEST ARTISTS FOR 2015 BETTY BOWEN AWARD Administered by The Seattle Art Museum, The Betty Bowen award honors a Northwest artist (WA, OR, ID) for their original, exceptional, and compelling work. The winner is awarded an unrestricted cash prize of $15,000, and a selection of his or her works is shown at the Seattle Art Museum. Two additional cash awards are often granted. Small Entry Fee. Details: http://www.seattleartmuseum.org/about-sam/art-submissions#bet

August 2, 2015
TREES PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION 1650 GALLERY Trees. They inspire through beauty, whether the flowers of an orchard, a mountain-side of birch, or a single old oak or spindly sapling. Trees provide community and companionship; we live and love in their shadow. This month at 1650, let’s turn over a new leaf and give props to the magical world of TREES. Approximately fifty works will be chosen for the exhibition at 1650 Gallery in Los Angeles. Details: http://1650gallery.com/trees2015_call.php OR 1650gallery@gmail.com

August 10, 2015
CALL TO CITY OF BERKELEY ARTISTS: CIVIC CENTER ART EXHIBITION 2015/2016 Entry Deadline: Monday, August 10, 2015 at 8 pm | Exhibition Dates: September 2015 – May 2016 | Open to artists living/and or working in the City of Berkeley. The works of approximately 30 artists will be selected by a jury for exhibition at MLK Civic Center Building on 2180 Milvia Street. All selected artists will receive a $150 honorarium. Up to 5 images may be submitted. Details: 510-644-6893 OR http://tinyurl.com/ojucxhr OR programs@berkeleyartcenter.org

August 10, 2015
STARBRICK CLAY NATIONAL CUP SHOW This is a juried, national, contemporary ceramic cup show. David Hiltner, founder and Executive Director of Red Lodge Clay Center in Red Lodge, Montana, will be the juror. Cash Prizes. The show runs from September 25 through October 25, 2015. Entry fee. Details: 740-753-1011 OR http://www.starbrick.com/starbrick-clay-national-cup-show-2015-prospectus.html OR starbrick@gmail.com

August 14, 2015
FINDING OUR PLACE; THE GEOGRAPHY OF ART Exhibit dates: October 16, 2015 – January 3, 2016 This exhibit considers how our connection to place in an increasingly virtual world, informs and influences artistic perspectives and subjects All media welcome; small to large-scale installations; new media encouraged; indoor and outdoor works accepted; cash awards. Details: 410-326-4640 OR exhibits@annmariegarden.org

August 15, 2015
OLD ENOUGH TO KNOW BETTER An international juried exhibition sponsored by the Women’s Caucus for Art Philadelphia Chapter, of work by mid-career and emerging WOMEN, and women-identified, artists age 35 and over, being JURIED by DIANE BURKO and EILEEN NEFF and held at CRANE ARTS in Philadelphia, PA in NOVEMBER 2015. The contextual space of this show is the stubbornness and persistence of artistic vocation. Entry fee. Details: http://phila-wca.blogspot.com

August 20, 2015
TASTE AWARDS FOOD AND FASHION PHOTO AWARDS CALL FOR ENTRIES Amateur and Professional photographers are invited to submit their work to this year’s TASTE AWARDS, which now include a new visual arts category for Food, Fashion, and Travel Photography. The theme of this year’s photography awards is ”Delicious” (highly agreeable to the senses). Top Photographers receive a TASTE AWARD Medallion to honor their achievement, plus prizes & exhibits. Entry Fee. Details: http://www.ImagesofTaste.com

August 21, 2015
CALL FOR ENTRY: 2016 NICHE AWARDS NICHE magazine is accepting applications for the 2016 NICHE Awards, a prestigious juried competition recognizing excellence in fine craft design. Professional and student artists may apply online. Contest categories include ceramics, fiber, glass, metal, wood, jewelry and more! Application and entry fee information, rules and guidelines are now available on the contest website. Details: 800-432-7238 OR http://budurl.com/cez5 OR awards@rosengrp.com

August 24, 2015
CALL TO ARTISTS : LACDA 2015 INTERNATIONAL JURIED COMPETITION Call to artists for all styles of artwork and photography utilizing digital processes. Winner receives 10 prints up to 44×60 inches on museum quality paper shown in a solo exhibit in main gallery Sep 10-Aug 3, 2015. Ten second place winners also exhibited. Deadline August 24. Entry fee. Details: http://lacda.com/juried/juriedshow.html OR lacda@lacda.com

August 26, 2015
2015 FL3TCH3R EXHIBIT: SOCIALLY AND POLITICALLY ENGAGED ART Call to Artists -Juried Exhibit- displayed Oct 5-Dec 7. In memory of Fletcher H. Dyer, 22yo, lost in motorcycle accident 2009. Multi-Nat'l. Host-Reece Museum ETSU, J.C.,TN. Focus: social/political issues. Awards $500. Juror-Joyce Ogden, Spalding University & Ky School of Art at Spalding. Proceeds fund Fletcher H. Dyer Mem'l Scholarship. $35 fee by 8/19, $40 fee 8/20-26; plus $7 each add'l entry. Details: 423-534-9827 OR http://www.FL3TCH3Rexhibit.com OR fl3tch3r.exhibit@gmail.com

August 28, 2015
BODY AND MIND The Gallery at Sulfur Studios is now accepting entries for an upcoming group exhibition Body and Mind in September 2015. Artists are asked to submit work that deals with the intersection of physical and mental experiences. Work that deals with the human form in a metaphorical manner is especially sought out. All media will be accepted. Shipping and Insurance is responsibility of the artist. Details: http://sulfurstudios.org/call-for-entries-2 OR sulfurstudios@gmail.com

August 29, 2015
CALL FOR ARTISTS: REALLY AFFORDABLE ART SHOW It is time to expand your collector base in NYC. To make it easy for new collectors, all work submitted must be for sale at $499 or less. Cash awards $2050. We are privileged to have as our juror Carolyn Ramo, Executive Director of Artadia. Exhibition Dates: October 3 – October 25, 2015 weekends 1-6 P.M. Open to all residents of the U.S. and its Territories 18 years of age or older. Entry fee. Details: http://bwac.org/2015/06/really-affordable-art-show OR http://bit.ly/1LgsMV5 OR help@affordableartshow.info

August 31, 2015
INTERNATIONAL ARTIST RESIDENCY IN GERMANY ANNEX:art invites artists to participate in its annual Spatsommer Artist Residency Program. This year’s residency program is being offered in cooperation with Kunsthof Tangendorf located in beautiful Prignitz County midway between Berlin and Hamburg, Germany. The residency program is open to creative individuals working in any genre, including visual art, music and literature. Entry fee. Details: http://www.annexart.com OR info@annexart.com

August 31, 2015
A SHOW OF HEADS An international, thematic group exhibition curated and hosted by the Limner Gallery October 22 – November 21, 2015. The exhibition is based on the portrayal and interpretation of the human head and is open for entry to all artists working in any media. Artists may submit portraiture, partial, composite or multiple interpretations of the head. From the group exhibition, three artists will be selected to appear in the annual, “Best of Limner” Magazine and catalog. Deadline August 31. On-line entry form at http://www.slowart.com/prospectus/head.htm Questions via email : slowart@aol.com, or mail to : SlowArt Productions, 123 Warren Street, Hudson, NY 12534 Details: http://www.slowart.com/prospectus/head.htm OR slowart@aol.com

August 31, 2015
CALL FOR ARTISTS & ART TEACHERS! ONLINE & ON SITE OPPORTUNITIES! 798 ICAF is China’s biggest children’s art festival, based in Beijing. In 2015, 798 ICAf is in several cities across China and we’re launching our online arts platform. 798 ICAF featured artists are paid to lead workshops via live video streaming or pre-recorded video content. You can be based anywhere in the world! You could also be invited to China (all expenses paid) to lead workshops on-site. Details: http://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XOTIzMTk3NjQw.html OR harrietpetty@btinternet.com

September 4, 2015
CALL FOR ENTRIES | MATERIALS: HARD & SOFT COMPETITION The Greater Denton Arts Council announces the opening of its 2016 Call for Entries for the 29th annual Materials: Hard & Soft National Contemporary Craft Competition and Exhibition. NEW! Online submissions and prospectus available at dentonarts.com/materials-hard-and-soft Inquiries may be directed to the Arts Council at (940) 382-2787 or by email. Details: 940-382-2787 OR http://www.dentonarts.com/materials-hard-and-soft OR exhibit@dentonarts.com

September 5, 2015
DAVE BOWN PROJECTS : PHOTO COMPETITION : $5,000 CASH PRIZES Selection Process: We are limiting the number of submissions. Early entries are encouraged. Previewing will occur on a daily and weekly basis by Dave Bown Projects as submissions are received. Details: 917-365-5265 OR http://davebownprojects.com/submissions_photo_2015.html OR info@davebownprojects.com

September 6, 2015
ORGANIC DESIGNS: JURIED EXHIBITION For a juried exhibition in the Carnegie Arts Center’s Lobby Galleries, artists from throughout northern and central California may submit work that reflects an inspiration from any organic, natural or botanical sources, or by the spirit of nature that influenced the Art Nouveau movement. All media will be considered. Entry Fee. $1700 total prizes. Details: 209-632-5761 OR http://www.carnegieartsturlock.org/#!call-for-entries/cdn5 OR information@carnegieartsturlock.org

September 10, 2015
PERCEPTIONS JURIED SHOW & EXHIBITION Show the world your perception of life. Whether you are a professional artist or an amateur, your view does matter. Show the abstract or the concrete, people or places, fantasy or reality. The whole world is curious about your perception. Show us through your art! Entry fee per piece Details: 973-670-6165 OR http://www.springstreetartcenter.org

September 10, 2015
LOGO DESIGN FOR HALF MOON BAY ART & PUMPKIN FESTIVAL Deadline September 10, 2015. Graphic Artists, Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival Logo Design Competition, over $2,000 cash, prizes. Capture the essence of this festival and the coastal community. Winning logo artwork will be used for the Official Festival Poster, T-Shirts, Glassware, & web based marketing materials. See past winners, entry fee, details and Entry Form at web address. Details: 650-726-9533 OR http://hmbartpumpkin.com OR logo2016@gmail.com

September 12, 2015
CUT UPS & CHROMADDICTS Sliced and diced mash-ups; image, texture, text seem to be bubbling to the top. Rising up along side are works of intense chroma, the color saturated and layered, blowing out the boundaries between figuration and abstraction. 2D and 3D are encouraged. Midwest Pressed are hot for this. Show us what you’ve got. Judges: Aaron Wilson and Tim Dooley of Midwest Pressed. Entry Fee. Details: 319-431-2669 OR http://tinyurl.com/o57gruk OR blackearthgallery@gmail.com

September 15, 2015
GRANTS FOR ARTISTS The Franz and Virginia Bader Fund invites grant applications from visual artists who are aged 40 years and over and who live within 150 miles of Washington, DC. Artists working in performance, video, and film are not eligible for Bader Fund grants. To download an application form, visit the Bader Fund’s website. In 2014, the Bader Fund awarded eight grants totaling $120,000. Details: 202-288-4608 OR http://tinyurl.com/oaejhvb OR grants@baderfund.org

September 18, 2015
CALL FOR ARTISTS: FIVE BY FIVE 2015 EXHIBITION SUBMIT your 5X5″ artwork. It’s Small Art for a BIG Cause. 2D, 3D, all mediums are eligible. Participating visual and performing artists are donating their work and will be exhibited at the Tampa Museum of Art on Oct. 16, 2015. Visual art is being sold for flat fee. Proceeds from donated artwork fund individual artist grants and workshops from the Arts Council of Hillsborough County. No entry fee. Details: 813-276-8250 OR http://FiveByFiveTampaBay.com OR info@FiveByFiveTampaBay.com

September 27, 2015
RESIDENCY OPPORTUNITY IN MEXICO The 360 XOCHI QUETZAL Artist and Writer’s Residency Program is located in Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico. National and International visual artists, photographers, dancers, writers, new media makers and musicians over the age of 23 are encouraged to apply for one-month residencies. Two-person collaborative teams are also encouraged to apply. Application fee. Details: http://www.deborahkruger.com/1/art-residency.html

October 2, 2015
SIXTY SQUARE INCHES: 18TH NORTH AMERICAN SMALL PRINT EXHIBIT 18th North American Small Prints Exhibition from January 11 – February 20. Open to artists in the US, Canada, Mexico. Entries must be original fine art prints in any media completed in the last 3 years (2013-2015). No image size larger than 60 square inches (height x width). Juror: Kim Vito, Wright State University. Entry fee: $25 for 3 images of original fine art prints. Entry fee. Details: 765-494-3061 OR https://purdueuniversitygalleries.submittable.com/submit

October 15, 2015
TEACHERS AGAINST PREJUDICE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ART CONTEST Open to students in grades 1-4 in any country. Submit artwork on the theme of “Games Around the World” in jpeg format by e-mail or on disk. First and second prizes ($100-$150) awarded in two categories. No entry fee. Details: http://www.teachersagainstprejudice.org/index2.php?p=art_contest_2015

October 15, 2015
CALL TO ARTISTS: INDIAN WELLS INTERNATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL Attracting upwards of 10,000 art collectors and serious buyers in attendance, the Festival showcases national and international fine art and high-quality craft artists. The 14th Annual Indian Wells International Arts Festival, April 1-3, 2016, at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden – Indian Wells, CA. Open to all media artists, selected by jury process. Entry fee; apply online via EntryThingy. Details: 760-346-0042 OR www.indianwellsartsfestival.com/artists.html OR info@indianwellsartsfestival.com

October 20, 2015
PHOTOBOOK 2015, 6TH ANNUAL SHOW 20 self-published photobooks will be selected for exhibition & sale at Davis Orton Gallery & ONLINE CATALOG/GALLERY. 4 books will be selected as Best in Show. Two photographs by each Best of Show will be exhibited at the Davis Orton Gallery.The following month, all photobooks will be exhibited at the Griffin Museum of Photography. Jurors: Paula Tognarelli and Karen Davis. Entry Fee. Details: 581-697-0266 OR http://davisortongallery.com/calls-for-work/photobook-2015 OR karen@davisortongallery.com

October 23, 2015
CALL FOR THE POWER OF SMALL THEMED ART All media 2-D and 3-D national juried gallery exhibition for December 2015-January 2016. Cash awards. Email entries and PayPal accepted. See “Call for Entries” tab on website. Entry fee. Details: 540-760-6928 OR http://www.fccava.org OR curator-frederick-gallery@fccava.org

October 31, 2015
2015 PROIFY INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS The Proify International Photography Awards is an annual competition dedicated to emerging photographers all over the world. With over $5,000 cash, prizes and awards this non-professional devoted contest provides a unique opportunity to earn credibility, funding and global exposure. Entrants may submit their best images to a variety of 8 different categories – Landscape, street, portrait, after dark, wedding, panoramic, retro, HDR. There are no limits to submissions. Anybody who earns less than 20,000 USD per year as a photographer is welcome to enter the contest. Minors may also enter, with permission from a parent or guardian. Details: http://www.proify.com/

October 31, 2015
THE BLACK RIVER CHAPBOOK COMPETITION Twice each year Black Lawrence Press will run this competition for an unpublished chapbook of poems or short fiction between 16-36 pages in length. The contest is open to new, emerging, and established writers. The winner will receive book publication, a $500 cash award, and ten copies of the book. Recent winners include Shane McCrae, Simone Muench, Blake Kimzey, Caleb Curtiss, and Sam Sax. Entry fee. Details: http://www.blacklawrence.com/submissions-and-contests/the-black-river-chapbook-competition

November 10, 2015
JAIPUR INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL The Jaipur International film festival promotes new movie makers, exchange of knowledge, information, ideas & culture between India & other nations in context of their social and cultural ethos. JIFF also promotes friendship and co-operation among people of the world through the medium of films & documentaries. Multiple genres and formats accepted. Submission fee. Details: http://www.jiffindia.org/entryform.html

December 1, 2015
SLAM LOCAL ARTIST MARKET (DAVIS SQ. SOMERVILLE) Spaces are available to exhibit your work in upcoming SLAM markets throughout 2015 (10 scheduled markets) – All media is considered. Now in its 6th year, SLAM offers local artists a place to show & sell their work, as well as an opportunity for local residents to find a wide variety of art & handmade goods in one location. Entry fee. Details: 617-816-3056 OR http://burren.com/SLAM.html OR marykeane55@hotmail.com

December 31, 2015
RESIDENCY RETREAT IN ARTIST TOWN IN THE OZARKS The Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow has eight suites in two houses. Each suite has a bedroom, private bath and writing room. Residencies are available year-round to writers of all kinds, artists and composers. We are the only Colony in the world that has a suite for culinary writers, with a kitchen equipped by Kitchen Aid. Sit down to a gourmet dinner five nights a week, relax and write! Entry fee. Details: 479-253-7444 OR director@writerscolony.org

January 1, 2016
AFTERIMAGE MAGAZINE SEEKS ARTICLE SUBMISSIONS Afterimage seeks submissions, particularly for exhibition and book reviews. In its fourth decade of publication, Afterimage is a journal at the cutting edge of contemporary media arts (including independent photography, film/video, and digital art), communication and media studies, and alternative publishing that also publishes some of the most significant historical studies in these fields. No entry fee. Details: http://vsw.org/afterimage

January 4, 2016
CALL TO ARTISTS : CASH AWARDS : JURIED EXHIBIT Embracing Our Differences is accepting submissions for its 13th annual outdoor juried art exhibit celebrating diversity and inclusion to be displayed spring 2016 in Sarasota, FL USA. 42 artists will be selected. National and international submissions accepted. Final selections will be made by a 3-judge panel. $3,000 (US) in awards. There is no submission fee nor limit on the number of entries. Details: 941-404-5710 OR http://embracingourdifferences.org OR Info@EmbracingOurDifferences.org


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