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April 03, 2017
THE ARTIST’S MAGAZINE ANNUAL ART COMPETITION The Artist’s Magazine’s Annual Art Competition wants to honor your most outstanding work. If your art is deserving of being celebrated in the pages of The Artist’s Magazine, this competition is for you! $24,000 in cash prizes plus publication in The Artist’s Magazine. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/23ABINJ


February 28, 2017
FREE WEBINAR ON HOW TO GET EXHIBITED & HOW TO WRITE BETTER Ongoing - A Free Online webinar that will teach you methods to find Galleries to exhibit in and how to approach them as well as how to write a better Artist Statement and Bio. 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: https://praxis.iljmp.com/1/webinar-gallery-exhibitions-addeadlines


February 28, 2017
LIMNER GALLERY : ART BIOLOGIC ART BIOLOGIC is a thematic group exhibition based on art inspired by the biologic and natural world. Entry is limited to biologic and nature based artwork and is open to all interpretations of theme as it applies to landscape, fruits, vegetables, flowers and fauna; and to human figuration as part of the biological world. Entry is open to all artists working in any media. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2i3PjOF


February 21, 2017
32ND 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 32nd 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 1–21, 2017. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2kjhNVA OR competition@agora-gallery.com

February 22, 2017
CALL FOR ENTRIES AVERAGE ART 8 AVERAGE ART IS AN INDUSTRY FOCUSED ART MAGAZINE. OUR GOAL IS TO DRAW ATTENTION TO SELF REPRESENTING ARTISTS. WE ARE NOW TAKING ENTRIES FOR THE FEBRUARY EDITION OF AVERAGE ART MAGAZINE. BRIEF: SEND US A LARGE DIGITAL IMAGE OF YOUR WORK. ALSO SEND US ANY INFORMATION YOU THINK IS RELEVANT. ANY TEXT NEEDS TO BE KEPT BRIEF AS WE GET HUNDREDS OF SUBMISSIONS. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2jhW7Wt OR MARCH@AVERAGEART.CO.UK

February 24, 2017
CALL FOR ARTISTS: BIG IDEAS BIG IDEAS in SMALL PACKAGES – 2017 Maximum size up to 16” in any direction. We wish to present a large variety of themes and techniques including experimental work in 2 and 3 dimensions for wall or pedestal. We will display a maximum of four works per artist. THERE IS NO SUBMISSION FEE. There will be an installation fee of $25 per selected work and a 35% commission for works sold. No Entry Fee. Details: 914-375-5100 OR http://bluedoorartcenter.org/submissions/big-ideas-small-packages-2017 OR info@bluedoorartcenter.org

February 25, 2017
SURREAL WORKS SOUGHT Surreal works sought for an exhibit in Los Angeles. All mediums eligible. Application Fee. Details: http://bggallery.submittable.com/submit

February 26, 2017
INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR WOMEN ARTIST FOR ONLINE COMPETITION Contemporary Art Gallery Online encourages entries from all Women 2D and 3D artists regardless of their experience or education in the art field. A group exhibition of all entrants will be held online at Contemporary Art Gallery Online during the month of March 2017. There is No Theme for this Current Art Competition, except you must be a woman to enter. Application Fee. Details: 844-210-7722 OR http://tinyurl.com/ArtCompetitionForm

February 28, 2017
NEW AMERICAN PAINTINGS MIDWEST COMPETITION We sponsor six juried competitions per year. The forty winners of each competition receive a four-page, full-color spread in New American Paintings. Five of the annual competitions focus on geographic regions, and the sixth is only open to current Masters of Fine Arts candidates who are attending schools based in the United States, and current year graduates. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/1T8JsnW

February 28, 2017
FREE WEBINAR ON HOW TO GET EXHIBITED & HOW TO WRITE BETTER A Free Online webinar that will teach you methods to find Galleries to exhibit in and how to approach them as well as how to write a better Artist Statement and Bio. 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: https://praxis.iljmp.com/1/webinar-gallery-exhibitions-addeadlines

February 28, 2017
LIMNER GALLERY : ART BIOLOGIC ART BIOLOGIC is a thematic group exhibition based on art inspired by the biologic and natural world. Entry is limited to biologic and nature based artwork and is open to all interpretations of theme as it applies to landscape, fruits, vegetables, flowers and fauna; and to human figuration as part of the biological world. Entry is open to all artists working in any media. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2i3PjOF

February 28, 2017
RHS PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPETITION 2017 RHS Photographic Competition want to inspire young and old alike to get outdoors with a camera and record how enriching and inspiring gardens and plants can be. Amateur and professional photographers can enter the updated competition. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2dz6iVt

March 01, 2017
ACRYLIC WORKS 5 BOLD VALUES Winning art will be featured in North Light Books’ hardbound showcase of the best in contemporary acrylic. North Light Books will showcase the best of the best in a variety of styles and subjects. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2jynURZ

March 01, 2017
REHOBOTH ART LEAGUE ANNUAL OUTDOOR FINE ARTS AND CRAFT SHOW Over 125 artists and artisans from around the country display and sell their fine art and fine crafts amidst the Rehoboth Art League’s 3.5 acre historic wooded location in Henlopen Acres. The Rehoboth Art League’s 44th Annual Outdoor Show is a juried event yielding exceptional work. Artist can choose to participate in one or both weekends of the show. Aug 5-6 & 12 - 13. Application Fee. Details: 302-227-8409 OR https://44th-outdoor-show.artcall.org

March 02, 2017
19TH 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 twenty finalists are required to exhibit their original artwork and be present at The Art of the Portrait conference in Atlanta, GA, April 20-23, 2017. Over $102,500 in cash and prizes will be awarded. Entry fee of $45 covers up to 3 submissions. Entry Fee. Details: 850-878-9996 OR http://bitly.com/2jkmQl6 OR info@portraitsociety.org

March 03, 2017
STARTS PRIZE 2017 OPEN CALL Two prizes (each €20,000), are offered to honor innovative projects at the intersection of science, technology and the arts: one for artistic exploration, and thus projects with the potential to influence or change the way technology is deployed, developed or perceived, and one for innovative collaboration between industry/technology and art/culture in ways that open up new paths for innovation. No Entry Fee. Details: https://starts-prize.aec.at/en OR starts-prize@aec.at

March 05, 2017
CALL FOR ARTISTS: WIDE OPEN 8 Announcing the 8th annual national juried art show at BWAC, Wide Open 8. Our juror is Cara Manes, Curatorial Asst., Dept. of Painting & Sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art. $3000 in cash prizes will be awarded;includes $1000 Best in Show. Exhibit runs May 13 – June 18, 2017. This juried show looks to explore this idea of “wide open” in all the hidden niches of our collective psyche. Entry Fee. Details: http://bit.ly/2gGKdn4 OR bwacinfo@aol.com

March 12, 2017
CALL FOR ENTRY LIQUIDS 2017 Don’t cry over spilled milk – photograph it! This is all about liquid. There are liquids like water, milk, oil. Colored and colorless, moving and still. For this competition send us your interpretation of liquid – liquids – liquidity. Rain drops, waterfalls, pouring juice, reflections in a still lagoon, a distorted spoon in a glass of tea, and yes, spilled milk. Entry Fee. Details: 917-359-2642 OR http://nycp4a.com OR NYC4PA@GMAIL.COM

March 12, 2017
CALL FOR ARTISTS: RECYCLE 2017 $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. Physical show in NYC. Entries must incorporate at least 50 percent of repurposed, recycled or reused materials. Juried once again by Harriet Taub is the Executive Director of Materials for the Arts. Entry Fee. Details: http://bit.ly/2fQP9Yk OR bwacinfo@aol.com

March 13, 2017
ARLINGTON ART CENTER 2017/18 SOLOS CALL FOR ARTISTS Each year, AAC selects approximately 14 artists for solo exhibitions in AAC’s seven separate gallery spaces. This year's jurors: Kate Haw, Director of the Smithsonian Institution's Archives of American Art, & Mika Yoshitake, Assistant Curator at the Hirshhorn Museum. Artists producing contemporary art in all media, & who live or work in VA, Washington DC, MD, WV, DE, or PA may apply. Entry Fee. Details: https://arlingtonartscenter.org/solos/apply

March 17, 2017
ART LEAGUE OF HILTON HEAD 2017 BIENNALE National juried exhibition now in 25th year sponsored by Art League of Hilton Head, South Carolina. Cash awards. Most all media accepted. Exhibition May 2-31, 2017 in the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina’s Walter Greer Gallery, Hilton Head Island, SC Judge Susan Mayfield, award-winning artist and instructor residing in South Carolina and Colorado. Entry Fee. Details: 843-681-5060 OR http://bit.ly/2lvwndg OR admin@artleaguehhi.org

March 22, 2017
CAMERA USA™ 2017: NATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION & AWARD Photographers residing in the USA are invited to submit 1 photograph of any subject taken in the USA after Jan. 1, 2013 for the 7th annual competition with exhibit in Naples, Florida from June 19 to Aug. 4. One $5,000 award. Winner will receive travel to attend reception and receive award on June 16, 2017. 3 distinguished jurors will review entries and nominate National Photography Award Winner. Entry Fee. Details: 239-262-6517 OR http://bit.ly/2ho2llS OR jack.obrien@naplesart.org

March 31, 2017
ARTSFEST 17 FINE ARTS FESTIVAL Artsfest ’17, September 16 & 17, 2017, 10am-5pm, Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, Dowell (Solomons), Maryland. Recognized as one of the top outdoor arts festivals in the Mid-Atlantic region, Artsfest brings together the country’s most accomplished artists for a weekend of terrific shopping, great music, children’s activities, delicious food and drinks, and more! Please join us! Application Fee. Details: 410-326-4640 OR http://www.annmariegarden.org/annmarie2/node/222 OR info@annmariegarden.org

April 03, 2017
ESCAPE: ART ON VACATION CALL FOR ENTRIES for ESCAPE: art on vacation, May 26-Aug 27, 2017. The jury seeks artwork that embodies the spirit of adventure, the love of travel, and the artistic inspiration found in new horizons. All media welcome; small to large-scale installations; cash awards. Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, In Assoc. with the Smithsonian Institution, Solomons, Maryland. Entry Fee. Details: 410-326-4640 OR http://annmariegarden.wufoo.com/forms/artist-application-escape-art-on-vacation OR art@annmariegarden.org

April 03, 2017
THE ARTIST’S MAGAZINE ANNUAL ART COMPETITION The Artist’s Magazine’s Annual Art Competition wants to honor your most outstanding work. If your art is deserving of being celebrated in the pages of The Artist’s Magazine, this competition is for you! $24,000 in cash prizes plus publication in The Artist’s Magazine. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/23ABINJ

May 15, 2017
CALL FOR ENTRIES PENNSYLVANIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY Juried Exhibition, September 11 – October 28, 2017, at the Adams County Arts Council, Gettysburg, PA. Juror of Selection – Jeanne Dobie, Juror of Awards – Marjorie Glick. $14,000 in awards. Prospectus available on the website or by email. Entry Fee. Details: 717-235-5310 OR http://www.pawcs.com OR pwsjuriedshow@gmail.com

June 24, 2017
$10,000 IN CASH PRIZES — DAVE BOWN PROJECTS — Jurors: Alison Hearst, Assistant Curator, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth; Benjamin Sutton, News Editor, Hyperallergic, Brooklyn; Jodi Throckmorton, Curator of Contemporary Art, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Early entries are encouraged. Previewing will occur on a daily and weekly basis as submissions are received. Entry Fee. Details: 917-365-5265 OR http://davebownprojects.com/submissions.html OR info@davebownprojects.com


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