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April 1, 2015
THE ARTIST’S MAGAZINE ANNUAL ART COMPETITION More than $25,000 in prizes will be awarded, and Top Award Winners will be featured in the December 2015 issue of The Artist’s Magazine! All winners will also appear in a special online gallery. There are 5 categories for you to compete and win. Plus, there’s a Special Student/Beginner Division for new artists. Entry fee. Details: 715-445-4612 OR bit.ly/TAMAnnualADL OR art-competition@fwmedia.com


December 6, 2014
$10,000 IN CASH PRIZES : DAVE BOWN PROJECTS Jurors: Steven Matijcio, Curator, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati; Dominic Molon, Curator of Contemporary Art, RISD Museum; Marina Pacini, Chief Curator and Curator of American, Modern, and Contemporary Art, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. In addition to the cash prizes listed above; Dave Bown Projects 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 by Dave Bown Projects as submissions are received. Entry fee. Details: +1-917-365-5265 OR http://davebownprojects.com OR info@davebownprojects.com


December 21, 2014
ARTIST MARKET IN SOMERVILLE MASSACHUSETTS Space is available in upcoming Saturday Local Artist Market (SLAM) dates through Dec 2014. SLAM is in its 5th year providing a venue for local artists to exhibit & sell their work & an opportunity for shoppers to find a wide variety of art & handmade goods in one location. All media is considered. Entry fee. Details: http://burren.com/SLAM.html OR marykeane55@hotmail.com


December 20, 2014
UNIVERSITY GALLERY CALL FOR EXHIBITION PROPOSALS The NMSU University Art Gallery invites proposals for solo, group, and curated exhibitions, open to all media. Proposals will accepted for exhibitions which fill the full University Gallery Space, or which are created for sections of the gallery space (please see gallery floor plan to reference any specific layout of gallery space.) Entry fee. Details: https://uag.slideroom.com

December 20, 2014
UNIVERSITY GALLERY CALL FOR EXHIBITION PROPOSALS The NMSU University Art Gallery invites proposals for solo, group, and curated exhibitions, open to all media. Proposals will accepted for exhibitions which fill the full University Gallery Space, or which are created for sections of the gallery space (please see gallery floor plan to reference any specific layout of gallery space.) Entry fee. Details: https://uag.slideroom.com

December 21, 2014
CAPITAL FRINGE FESTIVAL CALL FOR ENTRIES Applications for Fringe Run Venue and Find Your Own Venue productions now open for Washington, DC’s 10th Annual Capital Fringe Festival, July 9 – 26, 2015. Capital Fringe Festival is an unjuried, self-producing performing arts Festival, providing opportunities to artists to present their work in a facilitated Festival environment. Artists receive 50 – 70% of ticket revenue. Entry fee. Details: 202-737-7230 OR http://tinyurl.com/lxzghg2 OR alex@capitalfringe.org

December 21, 2014
CAPITAL FRINGE FESTIVAL CALL FOR ENTRIES Applications for Fringe Run Venue and Find Your Own Venue productions now open for Washington, DC’s 10th Annual Capital Fringe Festival, July 9 – 26, 2015. Capital Fringe Festival is an unjuried, self-producing performing arts Festival, providing opportunities to artists to present their work in a facilitated Festival environment. Artists receive 50 – 70% of ticket revenue. Entry fee. Details: 202-737-7230 OR http://tinyurl.com/lxzghg2 OR alex@capitalfringe.org

December 22, 2014
CALL FOR Black & White THEMED ART The intrigue of black and white images has never faded. They force us to focus on the composition and subject(s) within a given piece. In this call for entries share with us any of your monotone renditions utilizing this timeless technique. All entries of Black & White or any Monochromatic approach will be considered. Entry fee. Details: http://linusgallery.com/call-for-entries/black-white-december-22-2014

December 23, 2014
2015 SMALL WORKS EXHIBITION WOMEN ARTISTS Call for Women Artists, 18+ for the 2015 Small Works Exhibition (2/4-25, 2015) N.A.W.A. Gallery, 80 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1405, NYC. Max. Size: 15″ x 15″ x 5″ Sculpture: 15″ high Max. 35 lbs. Notifications: January 7, 2015. Application fee. Details: 212-675-1616 OR http://thenawa.org/download-forms OR office@thenawa.org

December 23, 2014
2015 SMALL WORKS EXHIBITION WOMEN ARTISTS Call for Women Artists, 18+ for the 2015 Small Works Exhibition (2/4-25, 2015) N.A.W.A. Gallery, 80 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1405, NYC. Max. Size: 15″ x 15″ x 5″ Sculpture: 15″ high Max. 35 lbs. Notifications: January 7, 2015. Application fee. Details: 212-675-1616 OR http://thenawa.org/download-forms OR office@thenawa.org

December 28, 2014
CHRONOGRAPH: PHOTOGRAPHY AND TIME Photography is a medium renowned for freezing time. However, there are many facets and dichotomies this theme of chronology can visually explore. Entry fee. Details: 802-777-3686 OR http://http://www.darkroomgallery.com/ex65 OR info@darkroomgallery.com

December 30, 2014
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT CALL FOR PUBLIC ART PROPOSALS The Broward Cultural Council Public Art & Design Program is seeking to commission a professional artist or team of artists for five public art opportunities at the Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport. Application fee. Details: 954-357-7457 OR http://www.broward.org/Arts/PublicArt/Pages/Calls.aspx

December 31, 2014
INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR SMALL WORKS An exhibition of Small Works to be held at the Limner Gallery January 29 – February 21, 2015. Open to all media and styles of artwork, 20″ maximum dimension on any side including frame. Entry fee. Sponsored by/details: SlowArt Productions 123 Warren Street Hudson NY 12534 http://www.slowart.com/prospectus/small.htm

December 31, 2014
PIPELINE IDEAS COMPETITION $1,000 prize plus commission to fabricate and install. Dazzle us with your creative ideas to re-use massive cast iron water pump components for functional items like seating or bike racks, way-finding and signage, or sculpture. One winning entry will receive $1,000 just for the idea. Fabrication and installation budget and schedule will be contingent upon agreement with the artist. The goal is to commission the winner to fabricate and install the work in a new park overlooking the scenic Charles River, in Medfield, Massachusetts. Entry fee. Details: http://medfieldculture.org/2014/11/25/ideas-competition-pipeline OR JeanMineo@aol.com

December 31, 2014
CALL FOR ENTRIES! DREAM QUEST ONE POETRY & WRITING CONTEST International, open to anyone who enjoys expressing their innermost thoughts and feelings into the beautiful literary art of poetry and/or writing a story that’s worth telling everyone, for a chance to win cash prizes totaling $1,275. Write a poem, 30 lines or fewer on any subject and /or write a short story, 5 pages maximum length on any theme to ENTER NOW! Entry fee. Details: http://www.dreamquestone.com OR alwest56@hotmail.com

December 31, 2014
CALL FOR PRINTMAKERS Seeking printmakers releasing signed and numbered limited editions of silkscreens, lithos, etching, and giclee prints. All themes considered. Have your work featured for sale to a wide audience of print collectors from all over the nation. NO FEE TO LIST PRINTS FOR SALE. Open to all artists nationwide, immediate sign up and listing of editions. Entry fee. Details: http://www.printdrop.com

December 31, 2014
GALLERY ONE IN PRINT Accepted entries will be included in a month-long exhibition in May of 2015 in the beautifully restored Gallery One in downtown Ellensburg. Open to all printmakers 18 or older working in the US. There will be opportunities for lectures, workshops, and/or special events. $1500 in awards will be distributed by the jurors. A print catalog will be created. Entry fee is $30 for up to three entries. Details: 509-925-2670 OR http://www.gallery-one.org/?portfolio=gallery-one-in-print OR renee@gallery-one.org

January 5, 2015
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: ROME ART PROGRAM SUMMER 2015 Unique, challenging and intensive program which encourages young and mid-career artists to return to the street and paint directly from first hand observation. Guided by an internationally acclaimed faculty of artists and art historians, students become part of the fabric of the city as they live, work and study in the historic streets and gardens of central Rome and Trastevere. Application fee. Details: 646-783-0046 OR http://romeartprogram.org OR info@romeartprogram.org

January 5, 2015
12th ANNUAL OUTDOOR JURIED EXHIBIT CASH AWARDS Embracing Our Differences is accepting submissions for its annual outdoor art exhibit celebrating diversity and inclusion displayed April & May 2015 in Southwest FL USA. 39 artists will be selected and national and international submissions are encouraged. $3,000 (US) in awards. No entry fee. Details: 941-404-5710 OR http://embracingourdifferences.org OR Info@EmbracingOurDifferences.org

January 8, 2015
SOMERVILLE SEEKS SPECIAL EVENTS MANAGER The position is responsible for managing community, civic, and cultural events for the City of Somerville and specifically for the Somerville Arts Council (SAC). BA degree in arts or humanities field, and five (5) years experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Salary: $60,000 per year; paid weekly at $1,153.85; plus benefits. Details: gjenkins@somervillema.gov

January 9, 2015
PERFECT STORM : WHERE INSPIRATION AND IMAGINATION CONVERGE The Rocky Neck Art Colony invites New England artists in all 2D and 3D media to submit work for the Perfect Storm. Varied and diverse interpretations of this title are encouraged. The show will be held at the Rocky Neck Art Colony Cultural Center, Gloucester, MA. Submission Fee. Details: 978-290-2639 OR http://www.rockyneckartcolony.org/_pdf/perfect_storm.pdf OR entry@rockyneckartcolony.org

January 12, 2015
OPEN CALL FOR PHOTOGRAPHY: PHOTOPLACE GALLERY 2015 OPEN The subject is up to you. The process is up to you: film, digital, alternative process, historical process. Whatever you do best, show us the best of it and share your unique vision. Juror: Jeff Curto. Application fee. Details: 802-388-4500 OR http://www.vtphotoworkplace.com/id273.html OR photoplacegallery@gmail.com

January 12, 2015
LENS 2015 INTERNATIONAL JURIED PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION Photographers are invited to submit five (5) photographic images in JPEG form. Images must have been created within the past five years. Juror: Paul Berlanga, Director of Stephen Daiter Gallery and Owner/Director – Berlanga Fine Art & Photographs both in Chicago, IL. The fee for submitting up to five (5) images is $40. Details: 847-200-1155 OR http://perspectivegallery.slideroom.com OR perspectivephotogallery@gmail.com

January 13, 2015
STARTUP ART FAIR, SAN FRANCISCO: CALL FOR ARTISTS Independently produced art fair for unrepresented artists, May 1-3, 2015 in San Francisco. Jurors: Janet Bishop, Curator SFMOMA; Cathy Kimball, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art; Walter Maciel, Walter Maciel Gallery; Heather Marx, Heather Marx Art Advisory; Paul Mullins, SF artist and Professor SF State University; Hank Willis Thomas, NY photo-conceptual artist. February 15, 2015, deadline. Application and entry fees. Details: 925-918-7067 OR http://tinyurl.com/pjcsrnx OR ray@startupartfair.com

January 18, 2015
WOMEN’S WORKS 2015, 28th ANNUAL FINE ARTS EXHIBIT Women’s Works is an international juried fine art exhibit celebrating the creativity of women artists and is presented annually by the Northwest Area Arts Council and the Old Court House Arts Center in Woodstock IL. This is the 28th Anniversary of the Women’s Works show. Use Coupon Code ‘ArtDeadline’ for $5 off entry fee. $1500 in prizes. Entry Fee. Details: http://www.womensworks.org OR womensworks2015@naac4art.org

January 19, 2015
I PARK 2015 ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE PROGRAM I-Park, located in rural East Haddam, CT, announces its 2015 multi-disciplinary artists-in-residence program to those working in the following creative disciplines: visual arts, creative writing, music composition/sound art, architecture, moving image and landscape/garden/ecological design. Self-directed residencies offered from May-Nov., 2015. International applicants welcome. Application fee. Details: 860-873-2468 OR http://www.i-park.org OR info@i-park.org

January 20, 2015
2015 STUDENT ACHIEVEMENT IN CONTEMPORARY SCULPTURE AWARDS Opens January 1, 2015. Faculty, nominate your sculpture students today! For rules and details please visit the website link below. To nominate students for this competition, the nominees’ university must first be an ISC University level member. March 23, 2015, deadline. University Membership costs $200 for universities in the USA, Canada and Mexico, or $220 for international universities. Details: 609-689-1051 OR http://www.sculpture.org/studentawards/2015 OR studentawards@sculpture.org

January 24, 2015
CALL FOR ENTRIES: STUDIO MONTCLAIR’S VIEW POINTS 2015 ANNUAL Presented at and co-sponsored by aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art in the heart of Newark, NJ’s arts district from June 4 to June 30, 2015. All mediums accepted including videos and installations. Juror: Jeffrey Wechsler, independent curator, writer, lecturer and former Senior Curator at Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University from 1978-2012. CASH AWARDS. ONLINE ENTRY. Entry Fee. Details: 973-744-1818 OR http://studiomontclair.org/?p=6824 OR studiomontclair@aol.com

January 27, 2015
CONTAINERS FOR THE SELF JUDGED BY JANE GILMOR What is the self? How does one feel it’s absence or presence. One might create an actual physical container or a metaphorical container, the 2-D plans for a ‘container’ or any other possible manifestation of this theme. 2D and 3D submissions are encouraged. Show duration March 5-28, 2015. Entry fee. Details: 319-431-2669 OR http://www.blackearthgallery.com OR blackearthgallery@gmail.com

January 31, 2015
CALL FOR ENTRIES SCULPT SIOUXLAND, SIOUX CITY, IA Sculpt Siouxland is a project of the Sioux City Art Center and Sculpt Siouxland, Inc. 10 freestanding outdoor sculptures selected for display in downtown Sioux City, June 2015-June 2016. $1,000 honorarium, plus opportunities for prize money and purchases. Year concludes with party/auction of sculptures. Artists may submit up to three works. No entry fee. Details: 712-279-6272 OR http://www.siouxcityartcenter.org/images/stories/pdf/2015sculptprospectus.pdf OR tbehrens@sioux-city.org

January 31, 2015
CALLING ALL CAMBRIDGE MASS ARTISTS! Visual and performing artists who live, work or have a studio in Cambridge are invited to participate in the 7th annual city-wide Cambridge Arts Open Studios May 9th and 10th. Early bird discounts for artists registering by December 31! Details: 617-349-4385 OR http://www.cambridgeartscouncil.org/openstudios

January 31, 2015
MASSACHUSETTS COMPOSERS COMPETITION The goal of this competition is to promote unity between the El Sistema programs in the Commonwealth, to encourage composition of original works for full orchestra and chorus, to stimulate and promote contemporary music for orchestra and chorus, showcase the works of Massachusetts based composers, , and to establish the creative ties between the El Sistema inspired programs of Massachusetts and composers of today. The winner will receive a $1,500 cash prize and their composition will be performed in a convening of students from all the El Sistema inspired programs in the state. Entry fee. Details: http://tinyurl.com/MCC20150131

January 31, 2015
BE INCLUDED IN INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY MASTERS This leading juried annual art publication presents noteworthy artists from all over the world, and is distributed to galleries, agencies, art consultants, interior designers and other art professionals. March 31, 2015, deadline. Participation fee if approved, no application fee. Details: 805-845-3869 OR http://wwab.us OR info@wwab.us

January 31, 2015
CALL FOR PUBLIC ART PROPOSALS The City of Somerville, acting by and through the Somerville Arts Council and the Mayor’s Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development (OSPCD), is seeking the services of a designer/fabricator to provide design, fabrication, and installation oversight services for custom seating area and public art on a new plaza to be constructed near Davis Square in Somerville, MA. The City intends to include creatively designed and fabricated benches and sculptural elements to build on Davis Square’s creative aesthetic and connection to the arts community. The work produced from this process is intended to be functional and to distinguish Somerville for its inclusion of artists and the arts in everyday life. Details: http://tinyurl.com/SDSBP-RFQ OR anosnik@somervillema.gov

February 1, 2015
BOSTON AREA ARTIST IN RESIDENCE PROGRAM The Emmanuel College Art Department offers an eight-week artists residency to four artists each summer from mid June to mid August. The residency supports a diverse group of artists, providing time and space for established and emerging artists to develop their work. Details/mail application to: Chantal Harris Assistant Director of ECAR Emmanuel College 400 The Fenway Boston MA 02115 http://tinyurl.com/ecairp ecar@emmanuel.edu

February 9, 2015
WORLD ILLUSTRATION AWARDS 2015 Work entered into the World Illustration Awards will be reviewed by a jury of international industry professionals. The competition is open to illustrators working in ANY medium or context. Winners will be announced at a prestigious ceremony at Somerset House. Selected works will also be showcased in an accompanying publication which will be circulated to all major commissioners of illustration. Entry fee. Details: 805-963-0439 OR http://www.theaoi.com/awards/enter-info.php

February 15, 2015
CALL FOR SMALL Text And Image THEMED ARTWORK Open to all Boston area artists and all proceeds will benefit our endowment for scholarships at Maud Morgan Arts. The exhibition will take place in the Spring of 2015, juried by Maria Magdalena Campos-Pons,distinguished artist and long time Professor at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Entry fee. Details: http://maudmorgan.com/gallery/smallworks2015_call.htm

February 15, 2015
CALL FOR SMALL WORK SALON 2015: Word + Image The Chandler Gallery at Maud Morgan Arts, Cambridge, invites Boston area artists to submit work for an exhibition juried by Maria Magdalena Campos – Pons, distinguished artist and long time Professor at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Show dates: April 10 – May 15, 2015. Entry fee. Details: http://www.maudmorganarts.org

March 1, 2015
CALL TO ARTISTS NASHVILLE CHALK FESTIVAL Nashville Chalk Fest is a free event – open to the public. We’re looking for talented artists to participate by creating a beautiful soft pastel painting over the April 11-12th weekend. Your work will be on display and you are able to promote yourself to your local community! All chalk artists will be provided lunch on Sat. & Sun., Festival T-shirts, chalk, water, goodie bag, & Reception! Details: 626-391-3444 OR https://www.facebook.com/nashvillechalkfest OR melanie@wetalkchalk.com

March 1, 2015
9th ANNUAL WAYNE PLEIN AIR FESTIVAL CALL FOR ENTRIES: 9TH ANNUAL WAYNE PLEIN AIR FESTIVAL Juror, Ray Roberts will select 30 artists to compete in the festival from May 12 -16 in Wayne, PA and its historical and pastoral surroundings. $10,000 in prize awards. Opening Reception Sat., May 16. Paintings will remain on display and for sale through June 27th. Applications must be submitted online only between Jan 1 and March 1, 2015. Entry fee. Details: 610-688-3553 OR http://www.waynepleinairentry.org OR patti@wayneart.org

March 2, 2015
EARTH WIND AND FIRE South Shore Art Center, Cohasset, MA, invites entries of original work that offer distinctive, imaginative imagery within the theme, Earth, Wind & Fire. Juried by Carl Belz, Director Emeritus at Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA. Open to all media. Exhibition dates: April 10 - May 24, 2015. $1200 in prizes. Entry fee. Details: 781-383-2787 OR https://client.smarterentry.com/SSAC OR info@ssac.org

March 13, 2015
CALL FOR ARTISTS AT KREMPP GALLERY 2016 Reviewing portfolios for solo and group shows for 2016. All media. Professional, non-student artists only. Artwork must be presented in a professional manner. Send 10 images for solo show, more for group show, along with artist statement and CV. Digital images should be on CD or emailed. Also, paid opportunities for workshops/gallery talks in conjunction with the exhibit. No fees. Details: 812-482-3070 OR http://www.JasperArts.org OR visualarts@ci.jasper.in.us

March 18, 2015
NATIONAL CALL FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS, CAMERA USA 2015 Open to photographers taking photographs in the USA. Submit one photograph online for a bricks and mortar exhibition in Naples, FL. $5,000 award for one photographer. Three jurors: Harry Benson, Award Winning International Photojournalist; Patty Carroll, Professor, School of the Art Institute of Chicago; and Ariel Shanberg, Executive Director of the Center of Photography at Woodstock. Entry fee. Details: 239-262-6517 OR http://www.juriedartservices.com/index.php?content=event_info&event_id=900 OR jack.obrien@naplesart.org

March 21, 2015
ART STILL OFFERS HOPE Hi, We are pleased to invite you to our project Paintings for Hope. We are giving away a painting a day, for 365 days, completely free. We only ask that you share your hopes you receive by looking at. All information you will find on the website. In the November 12 issue of The Huffington Post, wrote C. Davis: The project is based on Joseph Beuys’s idea of a “social sculpture”. Welcome. No entry fee. Details: http://www.paintingsforhope.org

March 31, 2015
OPEN CALL FOR MURAL PROPOSALS Design and execute a mural to cover the exterior of the Torpedo Factory Art Center loading dock (rolling door along Union Street, see diagram for measurements.) This call is open to all local and regional professional artists (living in the Deleware/Maryland/virginia area). The selected muralist will be awarded $4,000, with a supply budget of up to $2,000. Proposal selection with be conducted by an independent arts professional in consultation with the Torpedo Factory Art Center CEO. Entry fee. Details: https://targetgallery.submittable.com/submit


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