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November 14, 2014
CALL FOR ENTRIES: THE ARTIST’S MAGAZINE ALL MEDIA CONTEST Get your artwork spotlighted in The Artist’s Magazine and win cash prizes! This competition showcases work done in 8 major art media. Categories include: Acrylic, Graphite, charcoal, ink & scratchboard, Mixed media and collage, Oil and oil pastel, Pastel, Colored Pencil, Watercolor & Gouache and Digital. Winners will be featured in the July/August 2015 issue of The Artist’s Magazine. Entry fee. Details: 715-445-4612 OR OR

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 OR

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: OR

October 25, 2014
NY INDIVIDUAL ARTIST GRANTS $2,500 award for the creation of a new body of work that engages your community in some way through your creative process. Works must be original (not interpretations of others work). Visual artists, choreographers, composers, writers, etc. eligible. Columbia & Greene County NY residents only. Entry fee. Details: 518-943-3400 OR OR

October 29, 2014
DREAMS AND HALLUCINATIONS Darkroom Gallery is calling for images that illustrate your subconscious world; dreamlike scenes with nonsensical subjects and/or multi-layered meanings. From jubilant, ethereal dreams to dark hallucinations, the subconscious can guide us in making powerful works or art. Juror: Russell Joslin. Entry fee. Details: 802-777-3686 OR

October 30, 2014
A.I.R. GALLERY FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM 2015 12-month sponsored membership and solo show opportunity for emerging and under-represented women artists. A panel of outside reviewers will select participants. Open to all self-identified women artists who live in the NYC greater metro area who have not had a solo show within the last ten years. No fee. Details: 212-255-6651 OR OR

October 30, 2014
$10,000 PRIZE FOR WRITING ABOUT SERIOUS ILLNESS The Christopher Doheny Award recognizes excellence in fiction or nonfiction on the topic of serious illness. The award includes a $10,000 prize and publication and promotion of the book in print and audio editions. The award will be presented annually for a manuscript that is in process or completed but not yet published. No entry fee. Details: OR

October 31, 2014
THE GATEWAY TO SEDONA ARTIST COMPETITION Painting competition, artist promotion and fundraiser open to all painters over 18 working in traditional media (oils, acrylics, pastels, and watercolors or mixed media 2-D creation). Dedicated page for each painting with website link; artists selected each week for publicity promotion in online news or promoted posts in social media. Over $10,000 in awards – grand prize $5,000. Entry fee. Details: 928-554-2842 OR OR

October 31, 2014
ARTISTS’ CALL FOR GALLERY EXHIBITIONS The Monterey Peninsula College Art Gallery hosts six exhibits each year, showing contemporary art in all media. Exhibits are 5 weeks long. Exhibits are in pairs, groups and solo. Reviewing exhibition proposals for six exhibits in the 2015 – 2016 academic year. Open to U.S. residency. All media. Limit 10 images. Entry fee. Details: 831-646-3060 OR OR

October 31, 2014
ENTER THE WONDERFUL WORLD OF COLOR INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ART IN COLOR. CAGO announces a call to all artists, using all forms of mediums, to join this month’s exhibition and competition; theme COLOR. We want to see your work in all its glorious, celebrations of color. The work must be original work to the artist and available for sale. All 2D and 3D art is accepted. Entry fee. Details: 305-509-1788 OR OR

October 31, 2014
REFLECTED: A CALL FOR WORK Open to New England artists 18+ years working in any 2D medium with regard to the theme of REFLECTION. Work must be original. Guest Juror: Kristina Durocher, Director and Curator of the Museum of Art at the University of New Hampshire. “Best in Show” and 2 Honorable Mentions will be chosen. Exhibition Dates: February 24 – April 4, 2015. Entry fee. Details/Contact: 978-897-9777

November 1, 2014
CALL FOR EROTIC PHOTOGRAPHERS AND SCULPTORS ON THE EDGE 5, Erotic Photography and Sculpture Exhibition is open for submissions for our Valentine’s Day Weekend event at SOMArts Cultural Center in San Francisco, February 13-15, 2015. December 1, 2014 deadline. No entry fee. Fee if accepted. Details:

November 2, 2014
INTERNATIONAL ARQUETOPIA ARTIST RESIDENCY SOUTHERN MEXICO Arquetopia is now welcoming applications for all self-directed and instructional artist residencies for 2015. Founded 2009, Arquetopia is the premier residency program in Latin America with spaces and collaborative networks in Puebla and Oaxaca. We offer competitive professional opp’ties for emerging and mid-career, international artists, designers, researchers, and art educators. Entry fee. Details: OR

November 3, 2014
CALL FOR PHOTOGRAPHY: THE ART OF STILL LIFE Still life is one of the great traditional art forms. Its roots in photography go back to the earliest days of the medium, and its modern practitioners include many of the 19th and 20th Century photographic masters. Submit your still life photographs of any process. JUROR: Aline Smithson. Entry Fee. Details: 802-388-4500 OR OR

November 5, 2014
CROCKER KINGSLEY ART COMPETITION This year we are honored to have Gregory Kondos as judge. The winners will receive Prizes: Cash awards: $250, $500, $750, $1000, $2000. Award winners will be exhibited at the Crocker Art Museum from March 7 to May 17, 2015. Become a NEW artist member (70 dollars) of Blue Line Arts & get your 40 dollars waived. Details: 916-783-4117 OR OR

November 7, 2014
SQUARE FOOT ART BASEL MIAMI REDUX Projects Gallery invites artists to be part of December’s Art Basel Miami excitement. Using a mosaic-style grid consisting of individual square foot sections in the gallery’s Miami Wynwood location, the first 100 applicants are guaranteed space. Finished works to measure 12″ x 12″. Open to any artist working in any media. Jurors: Helen & Frank Hyder. Exhibition dates: 11/22/14-1/10/15. Entry fee. Details: 267-303-9652 OR OR

November 8, 2014
ROCK N ROLL: INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRY The subject, “Rock & Roll” is interpretive, rather then literal and includes all photographs that represents Rock & Roll. Whether through an on stage performance to what’s happening back stage . From musician to roadies, Fender guitars to Ludwig drums, concert tickets to concert posters. Juror : Paul Natkin. Entry fee. Details: 612-327-4197 OR http://

November 12, 2014
DOGWOOD ARTS FESTIVAL [FORMERLY MARKET SQUARE ART FAIR] The Dogwood Arts Festival is an outdoor event featuring fine art and craft, folk art and more. The Fair is located in downtown Knoxville, TN. Attendance is estimated to be around 100,000 for this event that’s free to the public. No work from commercial molds, kits, or mass produced work is accepted. The Fair receives significant advertising and editorial coverage throughout the region. Entry fee. Details: 865-637-4561 OR

November 13, 2014
CALL FOR ENTRIES: MEMBERS ONLY COMPETITION Open call for entries for the Portrait Society of America’s annual Members Only Competition offering 5 categories for submission: Commissioned Portrait, Non-Commissioned Portrait, Outside the Box, Still-life, and Portrait in Sculpture. Members can submit up to one artwork per category. Membership fee. Details: 877-772-4321(toll free) OR 850-878-9996 OR OR

November 14, 2014
$110, 000 IN PRIZES: ARTFIELDS CALL FOR ENTRIES Artists from 12 Southeastern states are invited to submit their artwork online to the 3rd annual ArtFields competition! All 2D and 3D media including site-specific installation and digital media are accepted. ArtFields is an annual art competition and festival located in Lake City, SC offering artists a chance to compete for $110,000 in prizes. Entry fee. Details: 843-374-0180 OR OR

November 17, 2014
CALL FOR The Big C THEMED ART Cancer does not discriminate and it will inevitably affect each and every one of us in one way or another. The many emotions associated with this disease can both bring us together and tear us apart. Where there is loss there is anger, where there is strength there is support and where there is perseverance there is hope. In this call for art we want to see the many faces associated with The Big C. Entry fee. Details:

November 19, 2014
SEMINOLE HISTORY & ART EXHIBITION Brooksville City Hall Art Gallery invites artists to submit their best work for the upcoming exhibition. Diverse interpretations of the theme are encouraged and will be considered. Please email 3-5 images in jpeg format by October 20th. Accepted entries will be notified October 27th. All work must be delivered on Saturday, November 1st between 11-2pm. Work must be ready to hang or installed. Entry fee. Details: 352-540-3811 OR OR

November 21, 2014
30th ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL EXHIBITION Original works/2D media. Dept. of Art and Art History, Univ. of Texas at Tyler, 3900 University Blvd., Tyler, TX 75799, January 20-February 27, 2015. Juror: James R. Pace, Professor of Visual Arts at University of Texas at Tyler. Purchase Awards for permanent collection. Digital images only/may email images/artist may submit 3 works. Application fee. Details: OR

November 21, 2014
CALL FOR ENTRIES: ATHENS VOICES USA ’15 ALL MEDIA EXCEPTED The Dairy Barn Arts Center in Athens, OH announces this exciting biennial opportunity for artists working within 30 miles of ANY Athens, USA. This is an all media juried exhibition,with touring options. Jurors: John Sabraw from Athens,OH, Didi Dunphy from Athens,GA, and Jamey Biggs of Athens, WV. Cash prizes awarded. Entry fee. Details: 740-592-4981 OR OR

November 23, 2014
INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRY BLACK AND WHITE 2014 NEW YORK CENTER FOR PHOTOGRAPHIC ARTS JUROR: DAN BURKHOLDER. New York Gallery Show and on the NYC4PA Online Gallery. The Grand Prize winning image will be posted on the NYC4PA home page. Winners and Juror’s Selections will have the opportunity to participate in a gallery show in April 2015. EXHIBITION AND AWARDS WILL TOTAL $3000. Entry fee. Details: 917-359-2642 OR OR

November 23, 2014
CERES EXPOSURE SHOW IN CHELSEA! Ceres Gallery presents 10 exhibitions each week for 5 weeks with space available for 2 & 3D work. Each artist will have 12-17 ft of wall space with 10+ ft ceilings OR approx 80-100 sq ft of floor space. 1 artist per week with work on stands/floor & 9 artists on the walls. Nov 25 – Dec 30, 2014 with a 10 artist show each week. First-come/first-served. Entry Fee. Details: OR

November 24, 2014
NATIONAL ART ENCOUNTER COMPETITION 2015 Artists residing in the USA may enter 1 original work created after Jan 2009 for this bricks & mortar exhibit. $2,500 in awards. 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional artwork will be on view Mar 14 – Apr 18 in the von Liebig Art Center, Naples, FL. Exhibition Juror: Dr. Carol Damian, Art Scholar and Professor of Art History. Entry fee. Details: 239-262-6517 OR

November 25, 2014
CROSSOVER & COMPOSITES: HYBRID FORMS, TECHNIQUES & MEDIA The A.D. Gallery invites submissions for its fifth annual international juried exhibition on the theme of hybridity. We welcome 2D, 3D, installation or digital submissions that explore crossover between materials, techniques and processes. Composition, technique, style and expression will be considered in the selection process. Entry fee. Details:

November 30, 2014
INTERNATIONAL EMERGING ARTISTS 2015 COMPETITION 23rd annual competition devoted to the discovery, exhibition and promotion of Emerging Artists. Open to all media. Solo Exhibition Awards. $2200 publication awards. Entry fee. Details:

November 30, 2014
TEXAS ARTISTS ART PRIZE CALL FOR ENTRIES The Hunting Art Prize is open to Texas artists who are 18 years of age or older. Its $50,000 award is historically the most generous in North America for painting and drawing. Artists can participate by completing the electronic sign up on the website and uploading one digital image of their artwork that complies with the terms and conditions of the prize. Entry fee. Details: OR

November 30, 2014
NATIONAL CALL THE CROW SHOW: HOMAGE TO THE RAVEN Juror: Jenna S. Jacobs, Curatorial Manager, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego National exhibition of visual art running from February 6 – 28, 2015 at The Studio Door in San Diego, California. At some point in an artist’s career, it seems that a black bird arrives on canvas. What will your’s look like? Show us what the Crow means to you. Entry fee. Details:

December 1, 2014
$5,000 IN CASH PRIZES FOR BEST SCI FI/FANTASY/HORROR ARTWORK Infected By Art connects artists to a Global Audience through its On-Line submissions and Internet voting. Juried entries are published in our Compilation art book, Infected by Art Volume 3. The top images determined by our esteemed jury of Greg Hildebrandt, Donato Giancola, Rebecca Guay and Jon Schindehette will be included in the book. All media is considered. You may submit up to 10 entries. Entry fee. Details: 440-463-7240 OR OR

December 5, 2014
CALL FOR ENTRIES FOR COSMOS: IMAGINING THE UNIVERSE Exhibit title: Cosmos: imagining the universe, February 13 – July 26, 2015, Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, Dowell, MD. How do artists render the work of scientists, authors, explorers, astronomers, cartoonists, Trekkies, LARPers, astrologers, and philosophers? The exhibit embraces not only what science has revealed about space, but what humans have imagined about the cosmos. Entry fee. Details: 410-326-4640 OR

December 5, 2014
CALL FOR ARTISTS FOR TEMPORARY STUDIO & EXHIBIT PROGRAM Artist In Action Temporary Studio Experience and Gallery Show, Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center Dowell (Solomons), Maryland Annmarie Garden seeks artists to participate in a unique two-part program that includes temporary studio experience followed by a gallery show. Great opportunity for concentrated studio time with opportunity to network with other artists. Housing is available. Application fee. Details: 410-326-4640 OR OR

December 8, 2014
POSTCARDS FROM THE EDGE AIDS BENEFIT Visual AIDS invites artists to submit work for our Postcards from the Edge benefit. Art Sale: Feb. 6–8, 2015 at Luhring Augustine gallery in New York. Event features 1,500 works, each sold for $85. Submit one original 4″x6″ artwork in any 2-D medium, and artwork must be signed on the back only and submitted with a form, which can be downloaded at the link provided. Entry fee. Details: 212-627-9855 OR OR

December 15, 2014
CALLING ALL ORTHODOX ECCLESIASTICAL ARTISTS From January 1st to March 6th 2015, Trinity House Cafe in Leesburg, Virginia, will host an exhibition of icons made in mosaic, enamel, fresco, manuscript, carved wood and stone (two-dimensional), tile and encaustic. Any traditional Byzantine Ecclesiastical medium (excluding panel Icons painted with egg tempera and acrylic) for The Center of Byzantine Material Arts. Entry fee. Details: 301-977-7297 OR

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 OR

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:

November 26, 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! Deadline for entry is March 1, 2015. Details: 626-391-3444 OR OR

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