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April 1, 2015
THE ARTIST’S MAGAZINE ANNUAL ART COMPETITION More than $25,000 in prizes will be awarded, and Top Award Winners will be featured in the December 2015 issue of The Artist’s Magazine! All winners will also appear in a special online gallery. There are 5 categories for you to compete and win. Plus, there’s a Special Student/Beginner Division for new artists. Entry fee. Details: 715-445-4612 OR OR

June 6, 2015
DAVE BOWN PROJECTS: $10,000 IN CASH PRIZES Jurors: Claire C. Carter, Curator of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art; Carmen Hermo, Assistant Curator for Collections, Guggenheim Museum, New York; Anna Stothart, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, San Antonio 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

March 31, 2015
DIRECT ART MAGAZINE, VOLUME 22 The Annual International Competition for twenty publication awards in Volume 22 of Direct Art Magazine, Fall/Winter 2015 issue. Direct Art has both print and online editions. Artist winners of the competition will, at no cost to the artist, have their work appear Volume 22 of Direct Art Magazine. The competition is open to all artists working in any media, awards include the covers of magazine, feature articles and full page displays. Entry fee. Details: OR

March 31, 2015
DIRECT ART MAGAZINE, VOLUME 22 The Annual International Competition for twenty publication awards in Volume 22 of Direct Art Magazine, Fall/Winter 2015 issue. Direct Art has both print and online editions. Artist winners of the competition will, at no cost to the artist, have their work appear Volume 22 of Direct Art Magazine. The competition is open to all artists working in any media, awards include the covers of magazine, feature articles and full page displays. Entry fee. Details: OR

March 31, 2015
MANUEL RIVERA ORTIZ FOUNDATION 2015 CALL FOR ENTRIES Photographers and filmmakers from around the world are encouraged to submit original work covering disenfranchised communities. One submission will be selected in each of two categories — Documentary Photography, and Documentary Film — to receive US$5,000 in funding. All entries must be submitted by March 31, 2015. See rules and guidelines online. Winner exhibited in Arles, France. No entry fee. Details: 917-720-5769 OR OR

March 31, 2015
REVIEWING PORTFOLIOS FOR SOLO SHOWS All original 2-D and 3-D fine art including painting, drawing, photography, bas-relief, fiber art, digital, mixed media and video is accepted. Up to 10 finalists will display their work at Adelante Gallery in New York in 2015 as well as in 2016. Send 5-10 images, artist statement, bio and CV. Entry fee. Details: 646-666-0869 OR OR

March 31, 2015
CALL FOR ARTISTS: RECYCLE $2800 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. Juried by the esteemed Director of Exhibitions of the Socrates Sculpture Park, Elissa Goldstone. Entries must incorporate at least 50 percent of repurposed, recycled or reused materials. Entry fee. Details: 718-596-2506 OR OR

March 31, 2015
SOMERVILLE ARMORY SEEKS ART INSTRUCTORS The Armory’s Youth Arts Arise program is looking for local artist instructors to instruct our spring session workshops in a wide range of disciplines, including both visual and performing arts. Workshops are currently scheduled for Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 3:30-5:00 pm, April-June. We are also looking for artist interested in offering workshops during the week of July 6-10th. The stipend for artist instructors is $60 per workshop day. Details: 617-718-2191 OR

March 31, 2015
OPEN CALL FOR MURAL PROPOSALS Design and execute a mural to cover the exterior of the Torpedo Factory Art Center loading dock (rolling door along Union Street, see diagram for measurements.) This call is open to all local and regional professional artists (living in the Deleware/Maryland/virginia area). The selected muralist will be awarded $4,000, with a supply budget of up to $2,000. Proposal selection with be conducted by an independent arts professional in consultation with the Torpedo Factory Art Center CEO. Entry fee. Details:

April 1, 2015
49th ANNUAL LEWISTON ART FESTIVAL A juried art and fine craft competition and show on Aug 8 & 9, 2015 in the historic Village of Lewiston, NY. Over 30,000 people will attend this much anticipated outdoor festival. Center Street becomes pedestrian only for the 2-day festival. Family friendly activities. Rain or shine. Free parking. No admission charge. Complimentary artist awards breakfast Sunday morning. Jury and Booth fee. Details: 716-754-0166 OR OR

April 1, 2015
CALL FOR ARTISTS FOR HEROES & VILLAINS EXHIBIT This exhibit invites artists to submit works that celebrate the heroes and villains that populate history, literature, popular culture, folklore, mythology, psychology, and other realms of human experience and expression. Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, Solomons, Maryland. Entry fee. Details: 410-326-4640 OR OR

April 3, 2015
44th DENVER PEOPLE’S FAIR Join us at the 44th Annual CHUN Capitol Hill People’s Fair in Denver, Colorado! Our application deadline has been extended! Call Andrea with questions. Entry fee. Details: 303-830-1651 OR

April 6, 2015
INTELLIGENT OBJECTS : EMPATHETIC AND SMART ART New Haven, CT. Open to all media. Call for artworks that explore the cross-section of analog/digital media, traditional/new media. The exhibition explores artistic objects – or their 2D & 3D representations – that appear to be responsive or empathetic to human experience. Juror: George Fifield. Exhibition: May 1 – June 5, 2015. Two prizewinners awarded joint exhibition in 2016. Entry Fee. Details: 203-562-4927 OR OR

April 6, 2015
CALL FOR PHOTOGRAPHY: THE GOLDEN HOURS: DAWN AND DUSK Ambient light during the “golden hours” – the period shortly after dawn and just before dusk – creates a unique ambiance whether you’re seaside or mountain top, on city streets, behind doors, flying high, beneath the waves, or on the forest floor. Inside or out, these windows of opportunity can be pure magic through the lens. Juror: Eddie Soloway. Application fee. Details: 802-388-4500 OR OR

April 10, 2015
THE 26th ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION Viridian Artists is pleased to announce that Lauren Hinkson, Associate Curator at the Guggenheim Museum NYC,will be the juror for Viridian Artists 26th International Juried Competition open to all US and International artists working in 2D and 3D media. Entry Fee. Details:

April 12, 2015
CALL FOR ENTRIES ** IN THE ZONE ** B&W PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT Black and white; the tuxedo of the photographic arts. Classic, compelling – always in style. Impeccable lineage, dating back to the earliest days of the craft. Nothing quite compares to the magic of a fine black and white photo. This month, 1650 Gallery in Echo Park, Los Angeles, goes hardcore classic into the world of black and white with IN THE ZONE, an exploration of B&W photography. Entry Fee. Details: OR

April 18, 2015
ARTS ALIVE 2015 INTERACTIVE WEST COAST ART EXPERIENCE Interaction is the theme for this two day celebration with participating artists both creating and displaying their work on May 30 and May 31. Live music, food & drinks and Chalk Painting Contest will create a festival atmosphere to actively engage our community. Low entry fee and flat booth fee, NO commissions, and a suggested donation of 10% of your sales to the arts organization of your choice. Details: 805-383-1368 OR http:// OR

April 22, 2015
NATIONAL NATURAL DYE FIBER ART EXHIBITION A national juried fiber art exhibition in August 2015, open to artists working in any textile or fiber medium with natural-dyed fiber as a significant element. Juror is internationally known artist and curator Yoshiko I. Wada. Applications accepted beginning March 29. Deadline for entry is May 29, 2015. Entry fee. Details:

April 28, 2015
2015 JURIED ART EXHIBITION AT TIOGA HISTORICAL SOCIETY The Tioga County Historical Society Museum, located in Owego, NY is pleased to announce our 2015 juried exhibition with the theme “1865: A New Beginning”. Artists are invited to submit two-dimensional or low relief work which must include an interpretation of the ending of slavery and/or the Civil War. $350 in cash prizes. Entry Fee. Details: 607-687-2460 OR OR

April 30, 2015
STILL LIFE: THE ART OF MOONSHINE From the Heart of Middle Tennessee & Beyond to the Far Corners of the American Psyche, Still Life is a thematic juried exhibition curated by & including art from Dr. Brian Harnetty & Elias Hansen. Open to all media including, but not limited to, studio art, graphic design, performance, sound art, photography, video & musical composition. U.S. artists invited to apply. The deadline for entry is July 16, 2015. Entry fee (no fee to undergrads). Details: 615-898-5653 OR OR

May 1, 2015
SOHO PHOTO GALLERY 2015 NATIONAL COMPETITION Soho Photo Gallery of New York City, 20th annual National Competition. Open to U.S. residents, minimum age 18. Photo-based works exhibited at our Gallery. No limitation on subject matter. Elizabeth Avedon, juror, will select 40 winners for exhibition in July. Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place plus prizes. Entry fee. Details: http:// OR

May 1, 2015
CONCORD MA SEEKING ARTIST IN RESIDENCE The Umbrella’s Artist-in-Residence program provides space and support for a new artist to develop their work while connecting to the Greater Boston art community. The selected artist will commit to regular, active, and productive use of the studio space starting September 15, 2015. In addition, the artist will be expected to participate in the annual open studio weekend and in half of the monthly First Thursday events. Application fee. Details:

May 7, 2015
CALL FOR ENTRIES: 2015 LANGE TAYLOR PRIZE — WORDS + IMAGES $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. The winner(s) also receive solo exhibition and inclusion in archive at Duke. Entry fee. Details: 919-660-3662 OR

May 9, 2015
28th ANNUAL NORTHERN NATIONAL ART COMPETITION More than $8,500 in prize money, including three $1,000 Awards of Excellence. This juried competition is open to artists 18 or older and are working in any medium that is “wall-hangable”. Work needs to be original and recent. We are looking for a varied contemporary art exhibit. Exhibit is at Nicolet College in Rhinelander, Wisconsin. Runs July 18 – September 11, 2015. Entry fee. Details: OR

May 15, 2015
CALL TO THE VIDEO DANCE SHOWCASE 2015 Individual choreographers, dance companies and video directors are welcome to submit their projects to be presented in the “Video-Dance Showcase”, to be held between September 25th and October 11th 2015, in Almada, Portugal. The selection board will decide on the selected projects until May 31, 2015. Entry fee. Details: OR

May 31, 2015
CALL FOR ARTISTS: IMAGES OF GRIEF AND HEALING The Chandler Gallery at Maud Morgan Arts invites artists to submit work for an exhibition that explores the ideas of loss, grief and ultimately healing. Art making has the ability to move people along their journey of grief and loss into a more balanced place of healing and hope. In the face of tragedy, the creative process can help recalibrate a mourner’s life. Entry fee. Details:

December 1, 2015
SLAM LOCAL ARTIST MARKET (DAVIS SQ. SOMERVILLE) Spaces are available to exhibit your work in upcoming SLAM markets throughout 2015 (10 scheduled markets) – All media is considered. Now in its 6th year, SLAM offers local artists a place to show & sell their work, as well as an opportunity for local residents to find a wide variety of art & handmade goods in one location. Entry fee. Details: 617-816-3056 OR OR OR ---

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