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September 2, 2014
CALL FOR ENTRIES: THE ARTIST’S MAGAZINE OVER 60 COMPETITION We’re looking for artists age 60+ working in two dimensions in all traditional art media. Submit your work and you could see it featured in The Artist’s Magazine! 10 winners will be prominently featured in the magazine and will receive $250 each in cash prizes. 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

September 30, 2014
$15,000 GRAND PRIZE PLUS COVER OF NATIONAL ART MAGAZINE Win up to $21,000 in cash prizes and the COVER of PleinAir magazine. Plein Air Salon is judged by Museum and Gallery Professionals. Entry fee. Details:

August 17, 2014
ILLINOIS GALLERIES SEEK EXHIBITION PROPOSALS Artists residing within 250 miles of Rock Island, IL propose an exhibition for 2015-16. Galleries are located in Rock Island, IL and at the Quad City International Airport in Moline, IL. All media will be considered. Cohesive bodies of work are highly desirable. Enter as an individual, as well as part of a group. See our web site for details. No entry fee. Details: 309-793-1213 OR

August 18, 2014
LMCC IS LOOKING FOR FALL 2104 INTERNS! Our internship application is open! We’re currently looking for interns for our Fall 2014 Internship cycle to dedicate approximately 20 hours a week for 4 months. The Fall cycle will take place from September 2 – December 19, 2014. There are 15 different focuses to choose from at Lower Manhattan Cultural Council and based on your internship focus, you will be paired one-on-one with a staff member. Details: OR

August 18, 2014
RICHESON75 FIGURE/PORTRAIT 2014: $10K BEST IN SHOW 2-D original art only (sorry no digital or photography). 75 finalists invited to show in Richeson Gallery Exhibit Oct 20-Dec 6, 2014. Artwork must be present in the gallery to be eligible for awards. Awards Juror Mr William Suys, OPA. Entry fee. Details: OR

August 19, 2014
PATTERN AND RHYTHM THROUGH THE LENS The Art League of Long Island invites artists from NY metro area to submit entries to a photo competition showing Sept 28 – Nov 2, 2014. Images created via any form of photography will be considered (film or digital, alternative process, mixed media, digital manipulation, montage, photogram) as long as part of the image is photographically created and the photo is taken by the artist. Entry fee. Details: 631-462-5400 OR OR

August 20, 2014
PAINTERS NEEDED FOR DISSERTATION STUDY I am asking for participation from any self-identified artists who produce paintings. The type of paint used makes no difference. Participation should take around 5 minutes. If you want to participate, please go to the web address provided. There, you can read and agree to the Informed Consent form and get started. No fees. Details:

August 21, 2014
AMERICAN BALD EAGLE PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST We are accepting submissions for the first annual American Bald Eagle Photography Contest. Entries must be received by 11:59 p.m. EST, Thursday, August 21, 2014. Open to professional and amateur photographers, this contest was created to showcase the recovery of the American bald eagle population, through pictures of our nation’s symbol thriving in the wild. Entry fee. Details: 571-969-3035 OR OR

August 22, 2014
SALON D’ ORLEANS 1ST INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHIC CONTEST The Salon’s photographic competition is an open to all: Student, Amateur and Professional Photographer, Winners will have one month Exhibition online and at the Gradoux Gallery in New Orleans. There will be five categories in this first contest with four winners in each category (first, second, third and a honorable mention). Again, all to be shown online and at the gallery exhibition. Entry fee. Details:

August 22, 2014
NATIONAL CALL TO ARTISTS Open to professional artists who reside in the USA. Design Budget: $16,700, Implementation Budget: $180,000. 2 Agencies – 2 Unique Identities – 1 Cohesive Solution. Building Entrances & Arrival Sequence Features. The project facility is one of several buildings in the Airport Centre Complex. The others, which are not part of this RFQ’s scope, include County facilities and a Hilton hotel. Details:

August 24, 2014
MATERIALIZE: SCULPTURE USING DIGITAL FABRICATION Visual artists and designers using 3D printing invited to submit works for juried exhibition. Artworks must have a component created using 3D printing process, can include haptic and 3D photoscan technologies. Juror Tom Lauerman. Open to U.S. artists 18 and over. Entry fee. Details: 937-775-2978 OR OR

August 24, 2014
SCIENCE INSPIRES ART: THE BRAIN Announcing International Open Call for the 16th annual art-science juried exhibition organized by Art & Science Collaborations, to be held at the New York Hall of Science from October 11, 2014 – March 29, 2015. Co-Jurors are neuroscientist and author, Anjan Chatterjee; and Stephen Nowlin, Director of the Williamson Gallery at Art Center College of Design Pasadena, California. Entry fee. Details:

August 25, 2014
INTERNATIONAL DIGITAL ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION Enter our juried competition for digital art and photography. Entrants submit three JPEG files of original work. All styles of artwork and photography where digital processes of any kind were integral to the creation of the images are acceptable. The selected winner receives 10 prints up to 44×60 inches on museum quality paper (approximately a $2,500-$3,000 value) to be shown in a solo exhibition at our new expanded location Sep 11 – Oct 4, 2014. Ten second place winners will also be exhibited. Entry fee. Details:

August 27, 2014
DANCE JOB OPENING: MARKETING & EVENTS ASSOCIATE Heidi Duckler Dance Theatre is Seeking a Full Time Marketing & Events Associate The Marketing & Events Associate will manage the company’s overall online image, promotional strategy, branding, event planning, and production logistics. Details: OR

August 30, 2014
PRIVATE CHOICES PUBLIC SPACES Private Choices, Public Spaces takes on the public-private threshold of the last remaining abortion clinic in Mississippi and the highly nuanced interface to illuminate the spatial implications of access to reproductive health care and the role design can play in expanding the conversation. Postcards must be posted by August 30 and will be exhibited at The New School this September. No entry fee. Details:

August 31, 2014
2nd ANNUAL LANDSCAPE EXHIBITION AND COMPETITION Trim your trees and your bushes, and edge your sidewalks; because we are showcasing Landscapes this month! Everyone is invited to create their best Art and Enter the Landscape Theme Competition and Exhibition. All work must be original to the artist and the artist must be willing to sell their work (print or original piece). Entry fee. Details: 305-509-1788 OR OR

August 31, 2014
A SHOW OF HEADS A thematic exhibition based on the portrayal and interpretation of the human head to be held at the Limner Gallery, October 23 – November 22, 2014. Open for entry to all artists working in any media. $2,200 in Direct Art Magazine publication awards. Entry fee. Prospectus/details/questions: SlowArt Productions 123 Warren Street Hudson NY 12534

August 31, 2014
THE GATEWAY TO SEDONA ARTIST COMPETITION Painting competition open to all painters over 18 working in traditional media (oils, acrylics, pastels, and watercolors (or mixed media that includes traditional media as long as it is a 2-D creation). Over $10,000 in awards — grand prize $5000. Gateway To Sedona is an online magazine from Sedona, Arizona, promoting and supporting arts organizations since 2002. Entry fee. Details:

September 1, 2014
LOGO DESIGN COMPETITION FOR ART & PUMPKIN FESTIVAL $2,500 in Cash Prizes: 45th Annual Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival Entry Format: Print Ready Vector based artwork: EPS, AI, PDF. Wonderful opportunity to design a logo. Winning artwork will be used for the Official Festival Poster, T-Shirts, Glassware, Signage and print and web based marketing materials and recognize by numerous press outlets. Entry fee. Details: OR

September 1, 2014
PLAYA ARTIST RESIDENCY IN CENTRAL OREGON Playa is a retreat for creative individuals who are committed and passionate about their work and who will benefit from time spent in a unique remote location. A residency includes lodging, studio and some meals at no charge. Open to visual and performing artists, writers and scientists. Application fee. Details: 541-943-3983 OR OR

September 8, 2014
CALL FOR “GMO FOODS” THEMED ART Calling all art activists, writers, anyone embroiled with trying to make sense of genetically modified organisms, to contribute to The Light Millennium’s special web issue: Freedom of Information in the Genetically Modified Age. All media to be displayed on website, submissions accepted throughout the summer, with a possible event in New York in the fall. No entry fee. Details: OR

September 15, 2014
CALL FOR WORKS ON PAPER South Shore Art Center in Cohasset, MA, invites entries of original work that offer distinctive, imaginative imagery using paper. Show dates October 24 – December 21, 2014. Opening Reception October 24 6-8pm Juried by Al Miner, Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. $1200 in prizes – all work must be for sale. Entry fee. Details: 781-383-2787 OR

September 15, 2014
“GO FIGURE” A JURIED SHOW Judge Sean Ulmer, Director of the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art. Welcome are entries that explore issues of the human body. From classic nudes, contemporary interpretations, portraits,(yes, selfies too) to full figure, and naturalistic abstraction. The figure remains a vital subject of exploration and conversation about how and why we present the body as a subject for art. October 7, 2014, deadline. Entry fee. Details: 319-431-2669 OR OR

September 15, 2014
GRANTS FOR VISUAL ARTISTS The Franz and Virginia Bader Fund invites applications from visual artists aged 40 years and up, who live within 150 miles of Washington, DC. (Delaware, Maryland, and much of Pennsylvania and Virginia fall into that radius.) Minimum award is $15,000. In 2013, the Fund made four awards totaling $65,000. No application fee. Details: 202-288-4608 OR OR

September 25, 2014
CALL FOR BOSTON AREA ARTISTS ONLY Kingston Gallery, an artist-run gallery in Boston’s South End, is accepting applications for 2 new artist members. We showcase a diverse range of contemporary art in a mutually supportive environment that encourages experimentation and growth. Dues-paying members receive a solo show every 2-3 years in the Main gallery and a solo show in the Members’ gallery in alternate years. No application fee. Details: 617-423-4113 OR OR

October 1, 2014
VISUAL ARTISTS RESIDENCY IN ODISHA INDIA Join D.I.S.C. the Art residency and experience an intercultural dialogues and collaborations between the international artists and indigenous traditional artists of Odisha, India. No application fee. Details: OR

October 1, 2014
NEXT: NEW PHOTOGRAPHIC VISIONS Next is an open call for contemporary photo based works, & will be juried by Elizabeth Avedon, independent curator & writer. The curator is looking to see exceptional photography with a unique perspective & a cohesive look. We encourage entrants to challenge themselves to excite our juror, who has her finger on the pulse of contemporary photography! Entry fee. Details: 828-255-1188 OR OR

October 1, 2014
RESIDENCY IN WYOMING’S BIGHORN MOUNTAINS THE UCROSS FOUNDATION RESIDENCY PROGRAM is currently accepting applications for residencies of 2-6 weeks. Located on a 20,000 acre working cattle ranch in the foothills of Wyoming’s Bighorn Mountains. Individuals from all stages of their professional careers are invited to apply. Applications accepted by mail or electronic submission. No charge for residency. Application fee and refundable residency deposit. Details: 307-737-2291 OR OR

October 5, 2014
CALL FOR ENTRIES fotofoto gallery of Huntington, NY “10th National Photography Competition”. Open to U.S. residents 18 years or older. Any photographic medium including digital and alternative processes will be accepted. $1,000 in cash prizes. Entry fee. Details: 631-549-0448 OR

October 14, 2014
INTERNATIONAL ONLINE ART COMPETITION: ART TOPPLING TOBACCO Topple tobacco through your expression in art. $5000 in prize money to be shared in adult section and $850 in Kids Section. 2014 last of the series of Art Toppling Tobacco then onwards to The Grand Final on World No Tobacco Day 2015 when prize money is $20,000. No entry fee. Details:

October 15, 2014
TEACHERS AGAINST PREJUDICE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ART CONTEST Open to students in grades 1-4 in any country. Submit artwork on the theme of “Living Together in Peace” in jpeg format by e-mail or on disk. First and second prizes ($100-$150) awarded in two categories. No entry fee. Details:

October 17, 2014
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: NATIONAL YOUNGARTS FOUNDATION Opportunity for cash awards up to $10,000. Performance and exhibition opportunities. Chance for a week of master classes with world-renowned professionals in your discipline. Exclusive chance at nomination for U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts. Lifetime of support and networking with over 20,000 alumni. Open to visual, literary, design and performing artists 15-18 years old or grades 10-12. Entry fee. Details: 800-970-2787 OR

October 20, 2014
2014 MYSTERY BUILD COMPETITION $21,000 in cash awards! Create a work of art using ONLY the materials in a Mystery Build kit! What’s inside? We can’t tell you, but you can expect to find some common art materials and plenty of surprises. All 2014 kits are identical. It’s a project that combines the creation of art, challenge of a puzzle, and the fun of a game. Jump-start your creativity! Materials kit includes Entry fee. Details:

October 30, 2014
$10,000 PRIZE FOR WRITING ABOUT SERIOUS ILLNESS The Christopher Doheny Award recognizes excellence in fiction or nonfiction on the topic of serious illness. The award includes a $10,000 prize and publication and promotion of the book in print and audio editions. The award will be presented annually for a manuscript that is in process or completed but not yet published. No entry fee. Details: OR

October 31, 2014
ARTISTS’ CALL FOR GALLERY EXHIBITIONS The Monterey Peninsula College Art Gallery hosts six exhibits each year, showing contemporary art in all media. Exhibits are 5 weeks long. Exhibits are in pairs, groups and solo. Reviewing exhibition proposals for six exhibits in the 2015 – 2016 academic year. Open to U.S. residency. All media. Limit 10 images. Entry fee. Details: 831-646-3060 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

December 21, 2014
ARTIST MARKET IN SOMERVILLE MASSACHUSETTS 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. 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

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