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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:

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January 31, 2017
NEOTERIC ABSTRACT V This call is for a thematic exhibition dedicated to abstract art. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery, April 6 – 30, 2017 and is open to all forms of abstraction, from the geometric to the lyrical, from the precise to the raw. Entry Fee. Details: OR

January 18, 2017
36TH BRADLEY INTERNATIONAL PRINT AND DRAWING EXHIBITION The Bradley International is the second-longest running juried print and drawing competition in the country. Every two years it features the best contemporary graphic artwork from around the globe. This year’s exhibition will be held at four prominent Peoria Illinois Galleries. The 36th BI will be juried by Kathryn Polk. 1st Place – $3,000 2nd Place – $1,750 3rd Place- $750 Entry Fee. Details: 309-677-2989 OR

January 19, 2017
LENS 2017 INTERNATIONAL JURIED PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION Photographers are invited to submit up to five photographic images in JPEG form. All subject matter and processes are welcome. Images must have been created within the past five years. Jurors: Stephen Daiter and Lucas Zenk, Owner and Director of Stephen Daiter Gallery in Chicago. Juror Award $300 1st runner-up $200 2nd runner-up $150 Notifications: 1/27 Delivery of work: 2/20. Application Fee. Details: 224-200-1155 OR OR

January 20, 2017
LEAD ARTIST COMMUNITY ARTS INITIATIVE ARTIST PROJECT The Artist Project is a collaboration between the MFA and 10 after school community organizations in Boston. Each year a new experienced artist with a passion for community arts is selected to plan and lead a project with children between the ages of six and twelve. The artist guides children and helps them create a collaborative work. A stipend of $22,000 and a materials budget is provided. No Entry Fee. Details: OR

January 21, 2017
WHAT IS YOUR AMERICA? “This is not my America” is becoming a common refrain in this new post-election reality. Sulfur Studios wants to hear from artists, just what is your America and where is your place within it? Is your America a place for all? Do you live in a bubble of your own making? What are your hopes/fears for the future of your America? How is your America perceived locally, nationally and globally? Entry Fee. Details: 912-231-7105 OR OR

January 22, 2017
NYC4PA BLACK AND WHITE 2017 Despite the focus on color images in today’s media, in the world of photography Black and White will always have a place. This call is homage to those images where all the emotion, texture and beauty were expressed in shades of Black and White. No matter what your original image was shot with if the end product is a terrific Black and White, it fits the call. Sepia will be accepted. Entry Fee. Details: 917-359-2642 OR OR NYC4PA@GMAIL.COM

January 26, 2017
EXTENDED DEADLINE 4HEADS / PORTAL ART FAIR Seeking visual artists in all media. 4heads awards 30 artists each exhibition space in majestic Federal Hall. Once selected, exhibition space is free. Portal is free to the public. Gallery scouts, journalists and collectors know this is where to find new talent. \"a counterpoint to Frieze New York... a showcase for emerging artists\"- New York Times Fair Dates: May 3-12, 2017. Application Fee. Details:

January 27, 2017
CALL FOR ENTRIES: STUDIO MONTCLAIR VIEWPOINTS 2017 ANNUAL Presented at and cosponsored by Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art in the heart of Newark, NJ’s arts district from June 1 to June 30, 2017. All mediums accepted including videos and installations. Juror: Karen Wilkin, curator, critic, regular contributor to the Wall Street Journal and The New Criterion and Contributing Art Editor for the Hudson Review. CASH AWARDS. Online entry. Entry Fee. Details: 862-500-1447 OR OR

January 27, 2017
NIKON PHOTO CONTEST 2017 The Nikon Photo Contest International has been held by Nikon Corporation since 1969 to provide an opportunity for photographers around the world to communicate and to enrich image-making culture for professionals and amateurs alike. No Entry Fee. Details:

January 28, 2017
INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ARTIST FOR ONLINE COMPETITION CAGO Announces a Call for Artists to Participate in the ALL PAINTINGS Competition. Entry Fee. Details: 844-210-7722 OR OR

January 30, 2017
ELSEWHERE elsewhere : somewhere, formerly, remote, outside, away, gone, abroad, hence, removed, far off, parts unknown, otherwhere, not here, away from …… Juror for “elsewhere” will be Fran Forman. Prizes and awards totaling $825. Entry Fee. Details: 512-422-4080 OR OR

January 30, 2017
CALL FOR SURREALIST ARTWORKS IN ALL MEDIUMS Surrealist art sought for an exhibit in the Los Angeles area Entry Fee. Details:

January 31, 2017
WESTERN BUREAU ART PRIZE, WINTER 2017 Western Bureau Arts Silicon Valley is now accepting entries for its Winter 2017 Juried Art Prize. The award is open to all living artists worldwide, both emerging and established. All styles, themes, and mediums will be considered. Entry Fee. Details:

January 31, 2017
WAGING PEACE! CALL FOR ENTRIES This exhibition is conceived in the spirit of Picasso’s Guernica. The selection committee, a committee of educators, is seeking artworks that comment upon an active striving toward peace in some way. Peace represented by pastoral scenes, tranquility, heaven, or cliched symbols will not be accepted. Color catalogue. Exhibition scheduled for May 11 to July 8 2018. Website: details, entry form. No Entry Fee. Details: 850-645-4681 OR OR

January 31, 2017
NEOTERIC ABSTRACT V This call is for a thematic exhibition dedicated to abstract art. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery, April 6 – 30, 2017 and is open to all forms of abstraction, from the geometric to the lyrical, from the precise to the raw. Entry Fee. Details: OR

February 01, 2017
ARTIST OPPORTUNITIES WOMEN IN ART Exhibition runs: March 2 to March 31, 2017 Entry Fee: $35 Artist Gallery Split - 75% Artist 25% Gallery Las Laguna Gallery is seeking works from women artists for their Women in Art (Open Theme) Exhibition. All local, national and international artists, professional and amateur will be considered in this call for art. Entry Fee. Details: 949-667-1803 OR OR

February 02, 2017
CALL FOR ENTRIES: 49 AT 74, CANADIAN WORKS ON PAPER New York, NY March 9 - March 30, 2017, We are an artists studio, exhibition and event space located in Manhattan, NYC. Exhibition will feature works on paper by Canadian artists or artists pursuing their artwork in Canada. For details and instructions go to the Marbury NYC website and click on the CALL FOR ARTISTS tab. Application Fee. Details: 646-321-5982 OR OR

February 05, 2017
DUALITY OF FEMININE AND FEMINIST Open Call seeks works that tackle the fragmentary nature of women in society. With this in mind, how do women balance the duality of feminine and feminist? Should we be concerned with the manner in which a woman is portrayed as strong and/or feminine? With the recent elections and threats to women’s rights in particular, are we going backwards. Express your views. Juror:Curator Karen Gutfreund. Entry Fee. Details: 845-809-5838 OR OR

February 06, 2017
WORLD ILLUSTRATION AWARDS 2017 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: OR CAMERA USA™ 2017: NATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION & AWARD - March 22, 2017 OR 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. OR Details: 239-262-6517 OR OR

February 10, 2017
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS : PICTURE SOCIAL JUSTICE & HUMAN RIGHTS New Date!!! Gallery1581 Call for Submission – Our goal: To promote and contribute to a collective vision of social justice and human rights expressed in visual art. We invite submission of artwork that will expand global consciousness and inspire a humane perspective. This exhibition will serve to awaken our hope and promote constructive action in individuals, groups, and communities. No Entry Fee. Details: OR

February 13, 2017
ARTY PARTY COLUMBUS Support non-profit CASA of Franklin County by submitting a piece of artwork to be entered into the juried art-show (100 pieces selected) and then auctioned off during the fundraising event on May 5, 2017. All proceeds go to support the mission of helping abused and neglected children. 5 categories: pre-k-2nd grade, 3-5grade, middle school, high school, and college. No Entry Fee. Details: 614-525-5067 OR OR

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 OR

February 28, 2017
FREE WEBINAR ON HOW TO GET EXHIBITED & HOW TO WRITE BETTER A Free Online webinar teaching methods to find galleries to exhibit in and how to approach them as well as how to write a better Artist Statement and Bio. All those who register for the webinar get a free booklet right away on how one artist got invited to the Whitney Biennial. No Entry Fee. Details:

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 OR

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: OR

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: OR

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:

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