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June 6, 2016
STROKES OF GENIUS The theme for Strokes of Genius 9 is Creative Discoveries and may be broadly interpreted. Artwork can be in any dry medium that would be traditionally considered drawing. This includes – but is not limited to – pencil, charcoal, Conté crayon, pen and ink, scratchboard, silverpoint, colored pencil, pastel and even some wet paint mediums if used in a linear or sketchy manner. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/25CalUB


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June 30, 2016
STRANGE FIGURATIONS Strange Figurations, this thematic exhibition is focused primarily on Surreal, Visionary, Outsider and generally Extraordinary art forms. Open to all media, techniques and styles. 72” maximum dimension. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery, September 8 - October 2, 2016. Three artists from the exhibition will be selected to appear in the annual, “Best of Limner” Magazine and catalog. Details: http://bitly.com/1r90e9x


May 28, 2016
MUTIPLE GENRES: SANTA MONICA GALLERY A variety of entries open for unique exhibits at a Santa Monica art gallery. Details: https://bggallery.submittable.com/submit

May 30, 2016
GREEN BRIAR REVIEW CONTESTS Poetry deadline May 30, 2016. Up to three poems per entry. 1st Prize for poetry $250 and publication. Top Runners Up: Publication, with the possibility of a small honorarium if submissions are high. Nonfiction and fiction deadline May 31, 2016. 1st Prize in each $250 and publication. Top Runners Up: Publication. Limit 6,000 words. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/1Tk0Qjv

May 31, 2016
CREATIVE REUSE AND SUSTAINABILITY: CALL FOR ARTIST PROPOSALS Call for Artists: Seeking project proposals for the inaugural Re:NEW Festival, a celebration of creative reuse, transformation, and sustainability, taking place in Pittsburgh Sept. 9 – Oct. 9, 2016. Open to all U.S. artists and performers working with the festival themes. No entry fee. Details: http://renewfestival.com

May 31, 2016
INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ONLINE ART COMPETITION, ALL BOTANICAL Contemporary Art Gallery Online announces their 3rd Annual International “ALL Botanical” Online Art Competition for the month of May 2016. A group exhibition of all entrants will be held online at Contemporary Art Gallery Online during the month of June 2016. Awards will be given for the top 5 chosen winners in the Paintings, Photography/Digital Art and Mixed Media/3D Categories. “Entry Fee” Details: 844-210-7722 OR http://tinyurl.com/ALL-Botanical

June 1, 2016
THE LONG ISLAND LIFE PHOTO EXHIBITION From Brooklyn to Montauk: what does living on Long Island mean to you? Images may be of iconic landmarks, scenic landscapes, or family barbeques. Our island, from Brooklyn to Montauk, is a boundless source of magnificent vistas and meaningful moments. Open to artists residing in Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau and Suffolk, 18 years or older Details: 631-462-5400 OR http://www.artleagueli.org OR info@artleagueli.org

June 1, 2016
BOSTON LGBTQIA ARTIST ALLIANCE SUMMER SHOW CALL FOR WORK Call to submit to an exhibition of work by artists living and creating at the intersection of LGBTQIA issues and culturally defined notions of “disability”. Show is about empowerment, community, representation and visibility. Does not need to address a particular theme, but must be submitted by this demographic. All mediums included. Details: http://blaa.us/upcoming OR amrodriguez.blaa@gmail.com

June 1, 2016
A ROOM, A HOUSE, A CITY, A PERSON, A FEELING. HOME. Our HOME contest is your opportunity to share the places, people, pets, landscapes, objects, and textures that create your definition of home. Join our international community of photographers and share your images with our distinguished judges. The prizes are terrific and the 50 winning images are featured in The Workshops online gallery. (Entry Fee) Details: 505-983-1400 OR https://santafeworkshops.com/contests OR contest@santafeworkshops.com

June 1, 2016
NYC SUMMER INVITATIONAL: CALL FOR ARTISTS Art Essex Gallery is pleased to announce an NYC Summer Invitational Show from July 26-August 20, 2016. Curated by George Billis of the George Billis Gallery in the heart of the Chelsea art district. Submissions open to national + international artists. Eligible mediums: painting, drawing, mixed media, photography, printmaking, ceramics and sculpture. Please submit your work for consideration. Details: 347-957-2743 OR http://www.artessexgallery.com OR art@artessex.com

June 2, 2016
CALL FOR ARTISTS: COLOR $3000 in cash prizes. “Mere color, unspoiled by meaning, and unallied with definite form, can speak to the soul in a thousand different ways.” – Oscar Wilde. Find the colors that sing to you; share them with our wide audience. We welcome really huge work; enourmous gallery! Juror: by Lilian Tone, Assistant Curator in the Department of Painting and Sculpture at The Museum of Modern Art. Entry fee. Details: http://bitly.com/1TukWf8 OR bwacinfo@aol.com

June 3, 2016
SUCCESS SUMMIT TWO DAY BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT CONFERENCE This inspiring two day conference and networking event equips artists with everything they need to succeed in today’s competitive art market. Both days are packed with marketing, coaching and education sessions from nuts and bolts sessions on business development and marketing to interviews with influential industry experts from across the nation on what’s selling. Details: 513-723-1222 OR http://adcfineart.com/success-summit-2 OR elizabeth@adcfineart.com

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 received. Details: 917-365-5265 OR http://davebownprojects.com OR info@davebownprojects.com

June 5, 2016
GAMMA YOUNG ARTIST COMPETITION Global Alliance of Marketing and Management Association is initiating an open call for young talented artists across the globe. Join the competition and earn opportunities to present your work in Hong Kong and Seoul! To learn more, follow the link. Details: http://gamma2016.weebly.com OR jaehee.chung@gmail.com

June 6, 2016
STROKES OF GENIUS The theme for Strokes of Genius 9 is Creative Discoveries and may be broadly interpreted. Artwork can be in any dry medium that would be traditionally considered drawing. This includes – but is not limited to – pencil, charcoal, Conté crayon, pen and ink, scratchboard, silverpoint, colored pencil, pastel and even some wet paint mediums if used in a linear or sketchy manner. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/25CalUB

June 6, 2016
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS jujartu arts fest on 8/13/16 in Somerville, MA (12-4) is seeking out-of-the-box submissions in a variety of fine arts disciplines including: drawing, painting, photography, sculpture, and glass. Please submit 3 examples of your work to our email address (jpg, png, and pdf). Please include your full name, email address, telephone number, and a brief description of your work. No fee. Details: facebook.com/jujartu OR jujartu@gmail.com

June 9, 2016
AMERICAN LANDSCAPES EXHIBIT OPEN FOR ENTRY Original artwork depicting a landscape from the Americas is eligible. Juror is Liza Key Strelka, Mgr of Exhibitions at The Phillips Collection in DC. Exhibit will display at Maryland Federation of Art Circle Gallery 8/12-9/10. Entry fee. Details: 410-268-4566 OR http://www.mdfedart.com/portfolio/69 OR info@mdfedart.org

June 10, 2016
18TH ANNUAL PORT TOWNSEND JURIED ART SHOW SEEKS ENTRIES The Port Townsend Arts Commission and Northwind Arts Center are seeking submissions for “Expressions Northwest”, the 18th Annual Art Port Townsend Juried Art Competition. Artists must be at least 16 years of age, a resident of either WA, OR, ID, MT, AK or BC and may submit works in both two- and three- dimensional form, including photography. Cash prizes and additional merchandise awards. Details: http://bitly.com/27cCbHH

June 12, 2016
DANK MEMES: STORIES OF CULTURAL VIRUSES Memes are cultural viruses; they’re ideas spread throughout our collective consciousness with a speed we can scarcely observe. As memes mutate and shift, their popularity and trending lifespan become signposts which define broader cultural moments. We invite you to dig deep and decode the cultural viruses that live in you: show us your dank memes. Details: 912-376-9953 OR http://nonfictiongallery.com/#!/dankmemes

June 12, 2016
ART COMES ALIVE ANNUAL COMPETITION & EXHIBITION Artists can enter up to four images of their work online. After all the submissions are in, our list of prestigious Jurors from all around the country cast their votes for the top artists.Those artists are then showcased in a final exhibit here in Cincinnati and awarded purchase awards, gallery contracts, publishing contracts, solos shows, publicity, and good ol’ fashion mula. Entry cost: $55-95. Details: 513-723-1222 OR http://adcfineart.com/selling-artists-works OR elizabeth@adcfineart.com

June 13, 2016
ALL OR NOTHING: A CALL FOR WORKS COMPRISED OF MULTIPLE PARTS Manifest Gallery seeks multi-part works which are specifically comprised of and dependent upon many components. The parts could qualify as stand-alone paintings, but the meaning or impact of the entire work would be lost without the set. Examples include diptychs and triptychs, grid installations, modular or installation-based sculptural works, interdependent narrative/conceptual series, etc. Details: http://www.manifestgallery.org/allornothing/index.html

June 15, 2016
NATIONAL SMALL OIL PAINTING EXHIBITION The Wichita Center for the Arts, August 26 – September, 2016. $3,000 in cash awards. Juror: Michael Onken of Carbondale, Illinois. Entry fee. Postmark deadline: June 15, 2016. Details: 316-634-2787 OR http://bitly.com/1UhMqVZ

June 15, 2016
AUGUST JURIED SHOW AT FOUNDRY GALLERY IN WASHINGTON DC This month-long show at the Foundry’s new space near the 9:30 Club in Washington is open to painting, drawing and mixed media by artists in DC, Maryland and Virginia. Reception and publicity by gallery. Apply by email, $30 for up to five images. Details: 301-452-4005 OR http://www.foundrygallery.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/HotHot-prospectus2.pdf OR foundryshow2016@aol.com

June 15, 2016
SIOUX CITY ART CENTER SELECTS Juried exhibition open to recent works in all media by artists from within 300 miles of Sioux City, IA. Artists submit body of work and statement that are reviewed for innovation and consistency. Selected artists exhibit small body of work, August 20-December 4. Entry fee. $2,250 in prizes. Catalog produced. Details: 712-279-6272 OR http://bit.ly/1T3DxdQ OR siouxcityartcenter@sioux-city.org

June 15, 2016
BLACK AND WHITE CALL FOR ENTRY ONLINE ART SHOW THEME- “Black and White” Sometimes a monochrome pallet can say more than a full spectrum of color and create a striking contrast. PAY IT FORWARD- We will be donating 10% of all entry fees from this show to Heart to Heart International. AWARDS- Cash prizes will be given. SALES- All sales are conducted solely between the artist and the buyer. ENTRY FEE Details: http://www.colorsofhumanityartgallery.com/Black-White-2016/Black-and-White-2016-Entry-and/n-Nnnf4C OR colorsofhumanity@gmail.com

June 19, 2016
TREES INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRY NYCPA Remember the famous poem by Joyce Kilmer. Trees are essential to the lifeblood of the world. Roots hold the soil so erosion is mitigated. They are home to birds, squirrels and many other of nature’s creatures. They bear fruit and in the fall the colors enhance our lives.Trees can also be looming, ominous, and, in cases of stormy weather, dangerous. And so much more. Details: 917-359-2642 OR nyc4pa@gmail.com OR http://bitly.com/1T8JIDo

June 20, 2016
CALL FOR ART: WATER WORKS EXHIBIT, ANNAPOLIS MARITIME MUSEUM Water Works is open for entry for original 2D artwork in which water is depicted as the primary force, object, or consequence. Artists from North America are eligible for entry. Juror is Evan Reed, visiting assistant professor in the Department of Art and Art History and Spagnuolo Art Gallery director at Georgetown University. Details: 410-268-4566 OR http://mdfedart.com/portfolio/70 OR info@mdfedart.org

June 27, 2016
CALL FOR ARTISTS SUBMISSIONS Exhibit at GearBox Gallery, Oakland, CA, Aug 4 – 27, 2016 “Wild/Mind” is the theme – “Wild” being the instinctive side of human nature, “Mind”, the mental, abstracting, conceptualizing side. Juror – George Lawson, George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco, CA entry fee (enter thru CaFE website) Details: 510-859-5208 OR http://www.gearboxgallery.com/callforentries_WILDMIND.html

June 28, 2016
PEEP SHOW Judge Kate Kunau, is the Associate Curator of Collections and Exhibitions at the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art. This juried exhibition invites explores issues of the theme “Peep Show.” Originally, peep shows were images viewed through a barrier revealing titillating glimpses of the human body. Images of the body, in part or whole, close up, from a distance, in all styles and media are welcome. Details: 319-431-2669 OR http://www.blackearthgallery.com/links.php?353411#.VyZfV4-cHF8

June 30, 2016
INTERNATIONAL CALL ONLINE ART COMPETITION, WATER/SEASCAPES Contemporary Art Gallery Online announces their 3rd Annual International “Water / Seascapes” Online Art Competition for the month of June 2016. Contemporary Art Gallery Online encourages entries from all 2D and 3D artists regardless of their experience or education in the art field. A group exhibition of all entrants will be held online. Winners will be announced on July 11, 2016. Entry Fee. Details: 844-210-7722 OR http://tinyurl.com/hqbxtqm OR artcompetition@cagonline.co

June 30, 2016
STRANGE FIGURATIONS Strange Figurations, this thematic exhibition is focused primarily on Surreal, Visionary, Outsider and generally Extraordinary art forms. Open to all media, techniques and styles. 72” maximum dimension. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery, September 8 - October 2, 2016. Three artists from the exhibition will be selected to appear in the annual, “Best of Limner” Magazine and catalog. Details: http://bitly.com/1r90e9x

June 30, 2016
CALL FOR ARTISTS: STARTUP ART FAIR CHICAGO 2016 stARTup Art Fair Chicago is a contemporary art fair for independent artists. The fair runs Sept 23-25 at the MileNorth Hotel in Chicago at the same time as the nearby Expo Chicago gallery fair. National and international submissions in all visual art media are accepted. Selections will be made by an esteemed 6 judge panel. There are application and entry fees. Details: 415-297 -2319 OR http://www.startupartfair.com/CHI/artists OR ray@startupartfair.com

June 30, 2016
MOONDANCER FELLOWSHIP : WRITING ABOUT NATURE & THE OUTDOORS The Moondancer Fellowship is awarded to an author who expresses their love of and concern for the environment through their writing, whatever the genre. This fellowship provides for two weeks of free residency at The Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow in the historic arts village of Eureka Springs, Arkansas. Details: http://bitly.com/1SVuLP2

July 2, 2016
UNBOUND VOL VI Call for entries to the 6th annual juried exhibit of unique works exploring what a book can be… art using ‘the book’ as a material or format. Presented by ArtisTree Gallery and Pentangle Arts, in conjunction with the Bookstock Festival in Woodstock, VT. Open to all 2D, 3D, installation, assemblage, film and video artists who are working in New England or New York.Cash prizes awarded. Entry Fee Details: 802-457-3500 OR http://www.artistreevt.org/unbound-entry OR gallery@artistreevt.org

July 10, 2016
ROYAL NONESUCH HUMOR WRITING CONTEST Submit 7,000 words (or fewer) of any original work of humor writing. Submissions are not required to be in the style of Mark Twain or about Mark Twain. We want to hear your voice. And we want you to make us laugh! Winners will retain ownership of their work. The Mark Twain House & Museum reserves the right to publish winning pieces in a public forum with credit to the author. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/1SUMn3f

July 20, 2016
CALL FOR ARTISTS: ART IN CLAY 4: UP AGAINST THE WALL $850 in cash prizes. 4th Annual National Juried Ceramic Sculpture Exhibit. Forget the pedestal! Let’s put our clay on the map, on the vertical axis, just perfect where horizontal space is at such a premium. Big or small, fat or flat, however it’s hanging. Confrontational clay at it’s most insistent. Juried by Matt Nolen, Adjunct Professor of Art at New York University & Pratt Institute. Entry fee. Details: http://bit.ly/27DY2bi OR artinclay@bwac.org

July 22, 2016
JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK ART EXPOSITION Joshua Tree National Park Council for the Arts invites entries for its 4th annual juried art exhibition, Sept. 2 to Oct. 2, 2016, in Twentynine Palms, California. Artwork must depict or be inspired by Joshua Tree National Park. $5,000 cash awards and exhibition catalog. Open to artists 18 and over, 2D or 3D original artwork created in the last 5 years. Entry fee. Details: http://www.jtnparts.org/call-for-art OR artists@jtnparts.org

August 1, 2016
NEW JERSEY EQUINE ARTISTS’ ASSOCIATION NATIONAL JURIED SHOW For any horse-loving artist inspired to draw, paint, photograph or sculpt these lovely animals. Depictions of equines in any setting; representations of all breeds/disciplines encouraged. Open to artists 18 years of age or older. Entry fee. Details: 908-284-9751 OR xochitlb@comcast.net

September 15, 2016
CDS/HONICKMAN FIRST BOOK PRIZE IN PHOTOGRAPHY This prize is given to North American photographers pursuing work of creative or social importance. The winner receives $3,000, publication of a book of photography, a solo exhibit, and inclusion in the Archive of Documentary Arts in Duke University’s Rubenstein Library. Submissions accepted June 15 to September 15, 2016. Entry fee. Details: http://firstbookprizephoto.com


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