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March 01, 2018
ACRYLICWORKS Creative energy is the driving force of what it means to be an artist, and how an artist chooses to use that energy is what sets one apart from the others. Some may choose energetic brush strokes creating movement that seems to dance across the canvas. Others may select colors that represent a feeling behind their emotional energy for a particular work. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2jynURZ


February 28, 2018
FREE WEBINAR ON HOW TO GET A PATRON OR SPONSOR Ongoing - A Free Online webinar that will teach you methods to find Patrons and Sponsors for your art. You will learn how one artist got Apple Computers and Bose Sound to sponsor art work and art projects and also how individual donors and Patrons can be solicited. There is also an option to extend your education in other areas. All those who register for the free webinar get a free booklet right away on how one artist got invited to the Whitney Biennial. No Entry Fee. Details: http://yourartmentor.com/patronsandsponsors2


February 28, 2018
SLOWART | LINMER GALLERY | ART BIOLOGIC ART BIOLOGIC is a thematic exhibition based on art inspired by the biological and natural world. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery, May 10 – June 2, 2018. Entry is open for entry to all artists working in any media with biologic and nature based subject matter. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2i3PjOF


February 19, 2018
I PARK COMPOSERS + MUSICIANS COLLABORATIVE RESIDENCY Seeking 5 composers to team with the Akropolis Reed Quintet in an intensive collaboration to refine substantially complete chamber ensemble works to a state of concert readiness, culminating in performances in CT and NYC. Residencies are fully funded, and include private room, meals, a studio recording and $1,000 stipend. July 24 – August 6 in East Haddam, CT. Applications at i-park.org. Application Fee. Details: 860-873-2468 OR http://www.i-park.org OR info@i-park.org

February 19, 2018
LACDA 2018 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 March 8-March 31, 2018. Ten second place winners also exhibited. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/1nMYjWC

February 20, 2018
CALL FOR ARTISTS: RECYCLE 2018 $3000 in cash prizes. Juried show of art crafted from cast-off, discarded and repurposed materials. We are seeking to exhibit sophisticated 2-D and 3-D art created in the re-use genre. Entries must incorporate at least 50 percent of repurposed, recycled or reused materials. Physical show in NYC. Juried by John Cloud Kaiser, Director Education of Materials for the Arts. Entry fee. Details: http://bit.ly/2F5BMOK OR bwacinfo@aol.com

February 22, 2018
20TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL PORTRAIT COMPETITION The International Portrait Competition showcases the finest in portraiture and figurative art today. The competition is open to all artists and the top 20 finalists are required to exhibit their original artwork and be present at The Art of the Portrait conference in Washington, DC, April 19-22, 2018. Over $100,000 in cash & prizes will be awarded with the Grand Prize Winner receiving $20,000. Entry Fee. Details: 850-878-9996 OR http://www.portraitsociety.org/international OR info@portraitsociety.org

February 26, 2018
CALL FOR INTERNATIONAL ALL WOMEN ART COMPETITION Contemporary Art Gallery Online 4th Annual International 2018 “ALL Women” Art Competition. Competition opens January 29, 2018 and closes February 25, 2018. We encourage entries from all Women 2D and 3D artists regardless of their experience or education in the art field. A group exhibition will be held. Awards will be given. Winners will be announced on March 13th, 2018. Entry Fee/USD Entry Fee. Details: 844-210-7722 OR http://tinyurl.com/2018-all-women OR cago.offices@gmail.com

February 28, 2018
EVERYTHING CHANGE CLIMATE FICTION CONTEST Submit one piece of fiction up to 5,000 words using the impact of climate change. The winning story will receive a $1000 prize, and nine finalists will receive $50 prizes. Selected work will be published in an anthology by the Imagination and Climate Futures Initiative at Arizona State University. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2yHFGw7

February 28, 2018
STUDIO MONTCLAIR VIEWPOINTS 2018 New location in the heart of Montclair’s Arts District and longer exhibition from June 1 to August 16, 2018. All mediums accepted including videos and installations. Juror: Gary Garrido Schneider, Executive Director, Grounds for Sculpture, artist and educator. CASH AWARDS. Online entry. Entry Fee. Details: 862-500-1447 OR https://StudioMontclair.org/call-for-entries-viewpoints-2018 OR Viewpoints@studiomontclair.org

February 28, 2018
THE GATEWAY INTERNATIONAL PAINTING COMPETITION ONLINE Online painting competition awards $1,000.00 CASH to MONTHLY BEST IN SHOW. Different professional artist judges critique 12 monthly finalists. Artists world wide over 18 eligible. Paintings created with traditional media. One-time membership registration fee $25; each entry additional $10. Competition mission to support and help fund artists in countries lacking art supplies and art education. Entry Fee. Details: 928-282-4326 OR https://www.paintingcontest.org OR gatewaypaintingcontest@gmail.com

February 28, 2018
SLOWART | LINMER GALLERY | ART BIOLOGIC ART BIOLOGIC is a thematic exhibition based on art inspired by the biological and natural world. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery, May 10 – June 2, 2018. Entry is open for entry to all artists working in any media with biologic and nature based subject matter. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2i3PjOF

February 28, 2018
FREE WEBINAR ON HOW TO GET A PATRON OR SPONSOR Ongoing - A Free Online webinar that will teach you methods to find Patrons and Sponsors for your art. You will learn how one artist got Apple Computers and Bose Sound to sponsor art work and art projects and also how individual donors and Patrons can be solicited. There is also an option to extend your education in other areas. All those who register for the free webinar get a free booklet right away on how one artist got invited to the Whitney Biennial. No Entry Fee. Details: http://yourartmentor.com/patronsandsponsors2

March 01, 2018
CALL FOR ARTISTS | SOLO EXHIBITION IN NYC Dacia Gallery invites artists to submit artwork for an opportunity to have a Two-Week Solo Exhibition in April 2018, at Dacia Gallery. The selected artist for the Solo Exhibition will receive a $1,000 Cash Award. All visual artists may apply. We are looking for new talented artists to exhibit and represent. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2ByizCn

March 01, 2018
$3,000 2018 CDS DOCUMENTARY ESSAY PRIZE IN PHOTOGRAPHY The $3,000 prize from the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University honors the best documentary writing and photography in alternating years. The focus is on current or recently completed work (within the last two years). This year’s prize is for photography. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2n5Xuuu OR samantha.bechtold@duke.edu

March 01, 2018
ACRYLICWORKS Creative energy is the driving force of what it means to be an artist, and how an artist chooses to use that energy is what sets one apart from the others. Some may choose energetic brush strokes creating movement that seems to dance across the canvas. Others may select colors that represent a feeling behind their emotional energy for a particular work. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2jynURZ

March 01, 2018
RAL 45TH ANNUAL FINE ART AND FINE CRAFT OUTDOOR SHOW Over 125 artists and artisans from around the country display and sell their fine art and fine crafts in this premier mid-Atlantic exhibition that takes place amidst the Rehoboth Art League’s 3.5-acre historic wooded campus in Henlopen Acres. Entry Fee. Details: 302-227-8408 OR https://45th-outdoor-show.artcall.org

March 01, 2018
NJEAA “ART OF THE HORSE” Stockton, NJ. Show dates: May 20 – June 17. Equine themes in: oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, graphite and mixed media, sculpture and photography. Crafts not eligible. Open to artists 18 and over. Must be original work. Up to 3 entries for $30 Entry Fee. Details: (908) 284-9751 OR http://bit.ly/2A9d5lH OR xochitlb@comcast.net

March 02, 2018
BLACK & WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY, ARLETTE KAYAFAS, JUROR, SSAC.ORG No straight reproductions or giclee’s. EXHIBITION DATES: April 12 to May 21, 2018. PRIZES: First Prize $500, Second Prize $300, Third Prize $200, Honorable Mention. Entry Fee. Visit website for details. Entry Fee. Details: 781-383-2787 OR http://www.ssac.org/competitions.asp

March 05, 2018
CAMERA USA® 2018 A national competition created to inspire and encourage photographers of all skill levels. Brick and mortar exhibition from Jun 4 – Aug 3. $5,500 in cash awards. Open to photographers in the USA. One photographer will be honored with the 2018 Camera USA® National Photography Award of $5,000 and receive travel and hotel accommodations to receive the award in person in Naples, Florida on June 1st. Entry Fee. Details: 239-262-6517 OR https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=4568 OR jack.obrien@naplesart.org

March 07, 2018
NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS CREATIVE WRITING FELLOWSHIPS Fellowships in fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction enable recipients to set aside time for writing, research, travel, and general career advancement. Non-matching grants are for $25,000. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2kfe7Co

March 10, 2018
CALL FOR DIGITAL ART: IN THE GROOVE, EXHIBITION OF COVER ART Celebrate creative relationship between music & art. May 12-October 28, 2018. Work must be for sale. Jurors: Sal Cataldi, NYC musician; Wendi Gueorguiev, BWAC Performance Series Coordinator. DIGITAL ART only; we print & hang. $15/one image, $5/each, up to two addt’l. *READ ENTIRE PROSPECTUS CAREFULLY; specific formatting & submission instructions. Entries not print-ready NOT accepted.* Entry Fee. Details: 718-596-2506 OR http://bit.ly/2EgQSQG OR bwacmusic@gmail.com

March 12, 2018
33RD CHELSEA INTERNATIONAL FINE ART COMPETITION Break out and elevate your artist career! Gain exposure on the international stage! Once again, it’s time for the prestigious Chelsea International Fine Art Competition. The selected artists of this prominent contest will be awarded prizes designed to boost their careers and significantly increase their audience. Enter February 6– March 12, 2018. Entry Fee. Details: http://www.agora-gallery.com/competition OR competition@agora-gallery.com

March 18, 2018
OPEN CALL FOR RHODE ISLAND AREA PORTUGUESE ARTISTS The Bristol Art Museum is issuing a call to RI and Southeast New England artists for “Arte Corajosa, Celebrating Azorean Creativity: Courageous Art”. Deadline Sunday, March 18th, 2018 The juror is Nancy Whipple Grinnell, Curator Emerita at the Newport Art Museum. All mediums except video and installation will be considered. Application Fee. Details: (401) 253-4400 OR http://www.bristolartmuseum.org/a-call-to-artists.html

March 26, 2018
CALL FOR ENTRIES FOR OF A FEATHER: BIRDS IN ART Join us as we explore the wonderful, wild world of birds! The jury seeks artwork that captures the vibrant spirit of aviary life, portraying beauty, diversity and detail of the birds that fill our skies. All media welcome; small to large-scale works sought; indoor and outdoor works; cash awards. Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, MD. Entry Fee. Details: 410-326-4640 OR https://annmariegarden.wufoo.com/forms/artist-application-of-a-feather-birds-in-art OR art@annmariegarden.org

March 31, 2018
CALL FOR ARTISTS FOR 25TH ANNUAL ARTSFEST FINE ARTS FESTIVAL NEW in 2018! We have a new booth fee structure; no commission fees! Join us for our 25th Anniversary! Artsfest is an annual juried arts festival held at beautiful Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, in Solomons, Maryland. Artsfest brings together 170 of the country’s most accomplished artists for a weekend of terrific shopping, great music, and delicious food and drink. Application Fee. Details: 410-326-4640 OR http://www.annmariegarden.org/annmarie2/node/222 OR exhibits@annmariegarden.org

April 14, 2018
CERES 13TH NATIONAL BIENIAL JURIED EXHIBITION Juror: Sara Softness Assistant Curator at the Brooklyn Museum. Open to artists of any gender working in any media, residing in the U.S. Recent work only. Ceres, Chelsea NY, founded in 1984, is a non-profit alternative center dedicated to the promotion of contemporary artists. Entry Fee. Details: 212-947-6100 OR http://www.entrythingy.com/d=ceresgallery.org OR joannbrody@me.com

April 15, 2018
CHAUTAUQUA ANNUAL EXHIBITION OF CONTEMPORARY ART This exhibition is one of the oldest continuously running juried shows in the country. For the 61st year, approximately 25 works from contemporary painters, sculptors, photographers and ceramicists will be selected by guest juror Sharon Louden, who is an artist, educator, advocate for artists, and the \\\\\\\"Living and Sustaining a Creative Life\\\\\\\" series editor. $2,500 in awards. Application Fee. Details: 716-357-6217 OR http://bitly.com/2EECmW0

May 15, 2018
PENNSYLVANIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY CALL FOR ENTRIES Pennsylvania Watercolor Society’s 39th International Juried Exhibition, September 15 - October 20, 2018, at the Crary Art Gallery, Warren, PA. Over $14,000 in cash and merchandise awards. Limit 2 entries; only one may be accepted. Entry fees Members 1/2 ($25); Non-Members 1/2 ($40). All work must be original, less than 3 years old, and never shown in any other juried show or PWS member show. Entry Fee. Details: https://www.pawcs.com OR pwsjuriedshow@gmail.com

May 15, 2018
MULTIDISCIPLINARY RESIDENCY PROGRAM IN SOUTHEAST SPAIN. LA POSTIZA Creative Centre is situated in a rural historic town surrounded by lemon trees. Only 10 mins driving to the city centre. A typical local house in a historical moorish location: La Cueva, a fertile area/farm. Only 20/30 mins riding to the centre, with local cultural activities and several residency programs. You will find all the information in our website. Thank you. Entry Fee. Details: https://lapostiza.com/residency-program OR belen@lapostiza.com


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