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November 24, 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 OR ARTIST MARKET IN SOMERVILLE MASSACHUSETTS – December 21, 2014 OR 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. OR Details: 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

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 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 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
BOSTON AREA 12 x 12 DROPOFF HOLIDAY SHOW Bromfield Gallery in Boston’s South End seeks 2D work 12″ x 12″ or smaller including frame (if framed), with sale price of $100- $500 (50% gallery commission) for its annual juried holiday show, Dec 3 – 21. Entry fee. Details: OR

November 30, 2014
SURVEY ON VISUAL ARTISTS CAREER DEVELOPMENT I am a graduate student in the Arts Management program at American University. I am conducting deep research examining different career development models of individual visual artists, the different relationships they built with arts organizations, personal collectors, and their fans, and what are the tools and resources they use to gain support and reach a bigger audience. No entry fee Details: 415-378-7784 OR OR

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
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
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

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
INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR VENICE EXHIBITION It’s LIQUID Group and International Artexpo, in collaboration with VALORIZZAZIONI CULTURALI | ART-EVENTS, are selecting all interesting photo works, paintings, video art works, installations/sculptures and performance art works to include in the next 2014 exhibition. To take part in the selection, send your works’ submissions with a CV/biography, some still images (for video-art), links of videos/performances and pictures via e-mail. Entry fee only for selected works. Details: OR

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 1, 2014
CALL FOR PHOTOGRAPHY: PORTRAITURE: EXPRESSION & GESTURE Good portraits give us insight into the subject; great portraits can give us insight into what it is to be human. Juror: Karen E. Haas. Open to all photographic processes. Application fee. Details: 802-388-4500 OR 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 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 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 11, 2014
6th NATIONAL JURIED PHOTO EXHIBIT OF MEMORY, BONE & MYTH The 6th National Juried Photography Exhibit Of Memory, Bone & Myth is organized by The University of North Dakota’s Department of Art & Design and seeks photographic imagery based on the interpretation of memory and myth. This exhibition also receives funding from the Myers Foundations. The Myers Art Gallery on the UND campus is hosting the exhibition. Juror Tom Young. Entry Fee. Details: 701-777-2910 OR OR

December 14, 2014
NYC4PA PORTRAITS CALL FOR ENTRY/PHOTOGRAPHY Wikipedia definition – “photography of a person or group of people that displays the expression, personality, and mood of the subject…” NYC4PA is expanding the range to include the animal kingdom if the portrait is a clear representation of excitement, sadness, adoration, etc.. Send us images that truly express emotion/personality. AWARDS: Cash, NY Gallery Show, Online Gallery. Entry Fee. Details: 917-359-2642 OR OR

December 14, 2014
GOLDEN CALL FOR ART JURORS: Julie Graham and Mags Harries from the SMFA – In conjunction with its Golden Anniversary, the Brookline Arts Center invites MA artists to submit work relating to gold! The BAC is looking for work that celebrates gold’s significance as a substance of worth, a commodity, a symbol of power or simply its innate beauty as it relates to the world of artistic expression. Entry fee. Details: 617-566-5715 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

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 OR

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: OR

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 OR

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:

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 OR

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 OR

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 OR

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:

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

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

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:

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 OR

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 OR

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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