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April 1, 2016
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 17, 2016
THE SAME BUT DIFFERENT 2015/16 The New York Center for Photographic Arts (NYC4PA) invites photographers world-wide to submit images using any photographic process (print, image transfer, emulsion transfer, encaustic, black and white, color etc.). Winners will receive over $5,000 in cash awards and be featured in the NYC4PA Online Gallery. The Grand Prize winning image will be posted on the NYC4PA home page. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/1ONfxw9 OR nyc4pa@gmail.com


February 29, 2016
ARTE NATURA Arte Natura is a thematic exhibition based on art inspired from the natural world. Open to all interpretations of landscape, fruits, vegetables, flowers and fauna and to human figuration as part of the natural environment. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery, May 19 - June 11, 2016. Open for entry to all artists. Publication awards will be presented to three artists. http://www.slowart.com/prospectus/natura.htm slowart@aol.com


February 9, 2016
CALL FOR ENTRIES: DAYTON VISUAL ARTS CENTER CSA(RT) Dayton Visual Arts Center (DVAC) Call for Entries for selected artists to to create an artwork in an edition of 50; commission $1,500 for DVAC’s first Community Supported Art (CSA). Guest juror: James Yood, adjunct Professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and contributor Artforum International. Open to all artists: DVAC Members free; Non-Members $10. Details: 937-224-3822 OR http://tinyurl.com/hn28psu OR pmauk@daytonvisualarts.org

February 15, 2016
CALL FOR ARTISTS: STARTUP ART FAIR SAN FRANCISCO 2016 stARTup Art SF is a fair for independent artists, April 29 – May 1, 2016 at the Hotel del Sol in San Francisco. National submissions in all visual art media are accepted and selections will be made by an esteemed 6 judge panel. Our mission is to provide artists the power to present and sell art on their own terms. 100% of sales goes to the artists. There are application and entry fees. Details: 415-297-2319 OR http://sf.startupartfair.com/artists OR ray@startupartfair.com

February 15, 2016
BOSTON BIENNIAL IV Open call for Boston Biennial4-an online juried competition and digital presentation to be held at Atlantic Works Gallery Selected work will be on our website and blog reaching 40,000 It will also be shown on a digital projection for Apr.2016. If your work is of the 20 winners chosen by 20 Special Prize Jurors* you will invited to display your winning piece in 3D Entry fee Details: http://the-biennial-project.com/BB2016_Intro.aspx OR info@the-biennial-project.com

February 15, 2016
NEW PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD | CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS We offer the monthly Working Artist Photography Award, available to all domestic and international photographers and photo-based artists working in all traditional and non-traditional photography formats, genres and styles. Send us your website and pay our small review fee! Working Artist Org. is dedicated to discovering, collecting, and promoting great art and artists. Details: http://www.workingartist.org/photography-award-submission-guidelines.html OR workingartistgrant@gmail.com

February 15, 2016
CALL FOR ARTISTS: STARTUP ART FAIR SAN FRANCISCO 2016 stARTup Art SF is a fair for independent artists, April 29 – May 1, 2016 at the Hotel del Sol in San Francisco. National submissions in all visual art media are accepted and selections will be made by an esteemed 6 judge panel. Our mission is to provide artists the power to present and sell art on their own terms. 100% of sales goes to the artists. There are application and entry fees. Details: 415-297-2319 OR http://sf.startupartfair.com/artists OR ray@startupartfair.com

February 16, 2016
CDS DOCUMENTARY ESSAY PRIZE IN PHOTOGRAPHY $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). The next prize competition will be for photography. Submissions accepted now through February 16, 2016. Entry fee. Details: http://documentarystudies.duke.edu/awards

February 16, 2016
PAINT ANNAPOLIS PLEIN AIR COMPETITION Paint Annapolis is a five-day juried plein air painting competition May 30-June 5, with exhibition to follow until June 12. $15,000 cash awards. Entry is open to artists around the world. 30 artists will be accepted. Upload three images online. Entry fee. Details: 410-268-4566 OR http://www.paintannapolis.org OR info@mdfedart.org

February 17, 2016
PHOTOGRAPHIC CALL FOR ENTRY “RED” red : crimson, flaming, rose, claret, cherry, scarlet, rust, salmon, vermillion, bloodshot, ruby, flushed, garnet, wine… . Aline Smithson will be the juror. Prizes and awards totaling $825. Entry fee. Details: 512-422-4080 OR http://asmithgallery.com/main-gallery-call-for-entry OR amanda@asmithgallery.com

FEBRUARY 17, 2016
THE SAME BUT DIFFERENT 2015/16 The New York Center for Photographic Arts (NYC4PA) invites photographers world-wide to submit images using any photographic process (print, image transfer, emulsion transfer, encaustic, black and white, color etc.). Winners will receive over $5,000 in cash awards and be featured in the NYC4PA Online Gallery. The Grand Prize winning image will be posted on the NYC4PA home page. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/1ONfxw9 OR nyc4pa@gmail.com

February 20, 2016
OPEN CALL FOR ARTISTS : SURPRISE 7 SURPRISE is a team effort of the artistic community to stand by our homeless citizens. All artworks are small format, are offered for the same symbolic price, and are signed at the back. The artist’s identity gets revealed only after the artwork is sold, hence the “SURPRISE”. Details: http://bitly.com/23p9NAn OR info@artaz.gr

February 22, 2016
WORLD ILLUSTRATION AWARDS 2016 NOW OPEN Deadline Extended : The World Illustration Awards are open to illustrators in any country working in any medium or context. Work must be entered as either a New Talent entry or a Professional entry. New Talent entrants are Undergraduate Students, Post-Graduate Students or graduates within two years of graduation. Professional entrants are all other professional illustrators. Details: 805-963-0439 OR http://www.theaoi.com/awards/enter-info.php

February 26, 2016
AWARDS FOR ARTISTS AND WRITERS WITH CHILDREN The Sustainable Arts Foundation, a non-profit supporting artists and writers with children, is now accepting applications for our Spring 2016 awards. 10 awards totaling $40,000 in unrestricted cash available. Entry fee. Details: http://bitly.com/1QpNV2F

February 26, 2016
CALL ARTISTS ARNOT ART MUSEUM 75TH REGIONAL EXHIBITION Artists 18 and older living in Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont are eligible to submit a maximum of two entries. The 75th Regional Exhibition offers $10,000 in cash awards to be distributed among the juror selections. Entry fee. Details: 607-734-3697 OR http://arnotartmuseum.org/regional OR lwetmore@arnotartmuseum.org

February 27, 2016
LOWELLARTS! WEST MICHIGAN REGIONAL ART COMPETITION The 30th Annual West Michigan Regional Art Competition, held March 4-April 16, highlights outstanding artwork by Lower West Michigan artists. Pieces are selected in all visual art media by artists 18 yrs. and older who reside in a 15 county region. Cash awards are presented in five categories. Artwork drop off dates: February 24-27. Details: 616-897-8545 OR http://www.lowellartsmi.org

February 28, 2016
FISH FLASH FICTION PRIZE. $1,000 Annual prize, with ten flash stories published in the Fish Anthology. Judge: Nuala O’Connor Second prize: online Flash Course with Fish Results: 10 April 2016 Anthology published: July 2016 Max length: 300 words Open to all writers, worldwide. Submissions must be previously unpublished. Entry fee. Details: http://www.fishpublishing.com OR info@fishpublishing.com

February 29, 2016
ARTE NATURA Arte Natura is a thematic exhibition based on art inspired from the natural world. Open to all interpretations of landscape, fruits, vegetables, flowers and fauna and to human figuration as part of the natural environment. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery, May 19 - June 11, 2016. Open for entry to all artists. Publication awards will be presented to three artists. http://www.slowart.com/prospectus/natura.htm slowart@aol.com

February 29, 2016
CALL TO ARTISTS : LACDA 2016 INTL JURIED COMPETITION L.A. Center for Digital Arts with Curating judges: Peter Frank from Huffington Post & Arpad Kovacs from the Getty Museum – Call 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 17-April 9, 2016. Ten second place winners also exhibited. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/1nMYjWC OR lacda@lacda.com

March 1, 2016
PROJEKT30’S APRIL 2016 EXHIBITION Seeking artwork for open-theme exhibition. The show will be promoted to our extensive mailing list of art galleries and collectors, as well as on the web. Competition will be publicly juried: all submissions are presented to viewers who help select the winners. Since 2003 our exhibitions have garnered countless sales and opportunities for participants. Entry fee. Details: http://www.projekt30.com/prospectus.html

March 1, 2016
PLAYA FALL 2016 ARTIST RESIDENCY OPPORTUNITY Located in south central Oregon, PLAYA’s residencies are open to artists, scientists, naturalists, and individuals engaged in forms of creative research. Playa welcomes a range of applicants-from emerging artists of promise to professionals with an established history of accomplishment. Residencies are 2- 8 weeks and include housing, work/studio space and twice weekly grou p dinners at no cost. Details: 541-943-3983 OR http://www.playasummerlake.org/apply.html OR deborahford@playasummerlake.org

March 1, 2016
SHARE DNA, SHARE LOVE This contest is about a rather unusual way to share DNA, Horizontal Gene Transfer. The Tardigrade is one of the most resistant organism. It is the organism with the biggest percentage of foreign DNA; 17.5% thanks to HGT. This is this particularity which The Endless Wanderer wants to see emphasized. What if we, humans, could take DNA from other species too? Details: http://www.the-endless-wanderer.com

March 11, 2016
CALL FOR ARTISTS/SCULPTORS AND INSTALLATIONS DEADLINE 9th Annual Spring Sculpture Show April 2-30, 2016 Theme: Full Circle. Oakwilde Ranch & Sculpture, a 52 acre Park in the Sierra Foothills. Opening reception, Cash Awards. Open to original works of sculpture and 3-D art, freestanding or pedestal. Large outdoor pieces and site-specific installations are encouraged. Limited indoor space. Entry fee. Juror: Chris Daubert Details: 209-598-4755 OR http://www.oakwilderanchsculpture.com OR denemay47@me.com

March 14, 2016
CALL FOR ARTISTS AT THE KREMPP GALLERY 2017 Reviewing portfolios for solo and group shows for 2017. All media. No fees. 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. Details: http://www.jasperarts.org

March 15, 2016
CALL FOR ARTISTS: WIDE OPEN 7 Announcing the 7th annual national juried art show at BWAC, Wide Open 7 and its prestigious juror Beth Saunders, Curatorial Assistant at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. $3000 in cash prizes will be awarded including $1000 Best in Show. The exhibit runs May 7 – June 12, 2016. This juried show looks to explore this idea of “wide open” in all the hidden niches of our collective psyche. Entry fee. Details: 718-596-2506 OR http://bit.ly/1U46Pv2 OR bwacinfo@aol.com

March 16, 2016
CAMERA USA™ 2016: NATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION AND AWARD Sixth annual bricks and mortar photography exhibition in Naples, Florida from June 20 – Aug. 5, 2016. The National Photography Award of $5,000 cash will be given to one photographer. Three distinguished jurors will review entries and nominate the award winner. Open to photographers residing in the USA. Submit one photograph taken in the United States after Jan . 1, 2012. Online entry fee $32. Details: 239-262-6517 OR http://www.juriedartservices.com/index.php?content=event_info&event_id=1026 OR jack.obrien@naplesart.org

March 21, 2016
THE HUMAN FIGURE: A NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION Main Street Arts announces a call for figurative artwork. This exhibition will present a cross section of traditional, stylized, and abstracted representations of the human figure being done across the country. $1,000 in cash awards! Juror: Jonathan Binstock, director of the Memorial Art Gallery in Rochester, NY. Entry fee. Details: 315-462-0210 OR http://www.mainstreetartsgallery.com/submissions.html OR mstreetarts@gmail.com

March 22, 2016
CALL FOR ARTISTS: RECYCLE $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 by Harriet Taub is the Executive Director of Materials for the Arts. Entry fee. Details: http://bitly.com/209aaA0 OR bwacinfo@aol.com

April 1, 2016
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

April 8, 2016
ABSTRACT NATIONAL EXHIBITION AT WICHITA CENTER FOR THE ARTS Exhibition runs July 8 – August 7, 2016. Purchase awards plus $7,500 in cash awards. Juror: Sandra Duran Wilson. Entry fee. Prospectus available online. Details: 316-634-2787 OR http://bit.ly/1IYWm3q OR gallery@wcfta.com

April 15, 2016
OLD WEST ARTIST PHOTOSHOOT Old west photo opportunities for our Artist Photoshoot on June 18-21 RSVP by April 15th. 308-430-1239 We have a wonderful display of prairie, badlands, ponds and deep cedar filled canyons. Models do cattle work + an old west town, sod house, Fort Robinson. The cost for the event is $600. + Model tips Special prices for lodging on the ranch. Details: 308-430-1239 OR http://on.fb.me/1ObPZIP

May 9, 2016
CDS DOROTHEA LANGE-PAUL TAYLOR PRIZE $10,000 award from the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University supports documentary artists, working alone or in teams, who are involved in extended, on-going fieldwork projects that rely on and exploit the interplay of words and images. Submissions accepted February to May 2016. Entry fee. Details: http://documentarystudies.duke.edu/awards

June 4, 2016
$10,000 IN CASH PRIZES • DAVE BOWN PROJECTS • Jurors: Kathleen Goncharov, Curator of Contemporary Art, Boca Raton Museum of Art; Irene Hofmann, Director and Chief Curator, SITE Santa Fe; Al Miner, Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. We 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 as submissions are re ceived. Details: 917-365-5265 OR http://davebownprojects.com OR info@davebownprojects.com


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