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#FOR THE ARTS A recent decision by the US government could cut funding going towards supporting the arts in America. In an effort to raise awareness for this issue and to help support the arts worldwide, Patreon is launching the People for the Arts campaign. Details: http://bitly.com/2nHGNYh


May 01, 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: http://bitly.com/23ABINJ


April 30, 2017
FREE WEBINAR ON HOW TO GET EXHIBITED & HOW TO WRITE BETTER Ongoing - A Free Online webinar that will teach you methods to find Galleries to exhibit in and how to approach them as well as how to write a better Artist Statement and Bio. There is also an option to extend your education in other areas. All those who register for the free webinar get a free booklet right away on how one artist got invited to the Whitney Biennial. No Entry Fee. Details: https://app.webinarjam.net/register/30394/82aac77bfd


June 30, 2017
SLOWART PRODUCTIONS | STRANGE FIGURATIONS Strange Figurations is a thematic exhibition open to all interpretations of the concept, Strange Figurations. Open to all media, techniques and styles from the realist to the surreal and visionary. 72″ maximum dimension. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery, September 6 – 30, 2017. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/1r90e9x OR slowart@aol.com


April 30, 2017
NYC4PA WANDERING CURVES 2017 CALL FOR ENTRY THE CURVE CHANGES EVERYTHING - Rather than focusing on a particular subject or color palette, have a curve or curves as a critical element. From winding roads to automobile trim to the curvaceous form of an elephant’s trunk. Don’t forget the round edge of grandpa’s bald head or a cold scoop of ice cream sitting on a cone. Capture them as a dominant element of your images and send them. Entry Fee. Details: 917-359-2642 OR HTTP://NYC4PA.COM OR nyc4pa@gmail.com

April 30, 2017
MEMBERSHIP DEADLINE The Sculptors Guild has openings for new members twice a year. Members have the privilege of being a part of this historical artist run organization. We offer access to a close knit sculptor community, exhibition opportunities in the NYC area as well as traveling exhibitions. Members are accepted through submission process and pay yearly dues. $25 submission fee. Details on our website. Application Fee. Details: http://sculptorsguild.org/join.html OR sculptorsguild@gmail.com

April 30, 2017
FREE WEBINAR ON HOW TO GET EXHIBITED & HOW TO WRITE BETTER A Free Online webinar that will teach you methods to find Galleries to exhibit in and how to approach them as well as how to write a better Artist Statement and Bio. There is also an option to extend your education in other areas. All those who register for the free webinar get a free booklet right away on how one artist got invited to the Whitney Biennial. No Entry Fee. Details: https://app.webinarjam.net/register/30394/82aac77bfd

April 30, 2017
FACES PHOTO CONTEST People come out of darkness and return to it as shooting stars. Are they self-luminous or not? Do they reflect or emanate light? Is the photography an ark of memory where the pictured world rescued from the oblivion’s gloom? Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2gaLamF

April 30, 2017
LIMNER GALLERY | SEXTET | 6 SHOWING 3 SEXTET is a group exhibition to be held at the Limner Gallery from June 15 - July 8, 2017. Six artists will be presented in this exhibition, with each exhibiting three or more works. Entry is open to all artists working in any media. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2mQOI0H

May 01, 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: http://bitly.com/23ABINJ

May 01, 2017
ALLARD PRIZE PHOTOGRAPHY Photographers are enouraged to submit entries year-round. Entries should reflect themes of courage and leadership in combating corruption, especially through promoting transparency, accountability and the rule of law, and of human rights and/or anti-corruption generally. We also particularly welcome entries that depict corruption and human rights violations in the developed world. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2dzi6nJ

May 1, 2017
PHORTOGRAPHIC CALL FOR ENTRY “SUMMERTIME” summertime : vacation, heat, hot dogs, ice cream, picnic, beach, fiesta, holiday, respite, swimming, relaxation, mosquitos, green, r and r, fun …. Juror for “summertime” will be Sandrine Hermand-Grisel, creator and editor of All About Photo photography website. Prizes and awards totaling $825. Entry Fee. Details: 512-422-4080 OR http://asmithgallery.com/main-gallery-call-for-entry OR amanda@asmithgallery.com

May 01, 2017
SOHO PHOTO 2017 NATIONAL COMPETITION Soho Photo Gallery, New York City’s longest running cooperative photography gallery, is pleased to announce its 21st National Juried Competition. All photo-based works are eligible for this competition with no limitation as to subject matter or technique. Our juror, Aline Smithson, will choose approximately 40 photographs for exhibition in our gallery, located in lower Manhattan. Entry Fee. Details: 732-610-5198 OR http://www.sohophoto.com/participate/competitions/national OR jmorgovsky@gmail.com

May 02, 2017
POETRY LONDON 2017 COMPETITION Entry to Poetry London’s 2017 competition is now open, and we are delighted to announce Liz Berry as this year’s judge. Liz Berry’s debut collection, Black Country (Chatto & Windus, 2014), was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation, received a Somerset Maugham Award, won the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Award and won the Forward Prize for Best First Collection 2014. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2nI7dJu

May 06, 2017
GAMMA 2017 YOUNG ARTIST COMPETITION Strategic Goal is to encourage young artists to pursue their own innovative approaches in global art perspective. Awards will be given for the top 5 chosen winners in the Painting & Sculpture, Contemporary Media Art and Architecture & Design. The finalists are provided with one round trip ticket and 3 nights’ stay in the conference hotel in Vienna, Austria. No Entry Fee. Details: http://gamma2017.weebly.com

May 12, 2017
CALL FOR ARTISTS: FLIGHTS OF FANCY Flights of Fancy, a photography exhibition will take place from June 2nd to July 1st, 2017. Maximum framed size is up to 18”x24”. We wish to present a large variety of themes and techniques including experimental work incorporating photography with other media. 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 http://bluedoorartcenter.org/submissions/flights-fancy OR info@bluedoorartcenter.org

May 15, 2017
82ND ANNUAL NATIONAL JURIED ART EXHIBITION 7/14/17 – 8/18/17. Cooperstown Art Association, Cooperstown NY. JUROR: Larry Brown. All media. Possible $3,000 in prizes. Catalog. Online Entry. Entry Fee. Details: 607-547-9777 OR https://fs30.formsite.com/CooperstownArt/form5/index.html

May 15, 2017
MENDOCINO COAST CONFERENCE SCHOLARSHIPS Want to hone your writing craft in stimulating and supportive company amidst beautiful surroundings? Registration is now open for the 2017 Mendocino Coast Writers’ Conference (MCWC) held in Mendocino, California. We are pleased to offer a range of scholarships (20 total) to make our conference accessible to writers from diverse backgrounds and to reward writing of outstanding merit. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2oQjsnd

May 15, 2017
2017 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. Visit the website for complete guidelines. Deadline: 5/15/17. Entry Fee. Details: 919-660-3685 OR https://documentarystudies.duke.edu/awards/lange-taylor/how-to-enter OR caitlin.johnson@duke.edu

May 15, 2017
THE DRAWING SHOW CALL FOR ARTIST THE DRAWING SHOW Call for artist submissions. Drawing is a form of visual art using various instruments to mark on paper or other two dimensional medium. All subject matter welcome for this drawing show. June 10th - July 2nd, 2017 Entry fee $30. Cash Prize Awards Application Fee. Details: 760-366-3636 OR http://bitly.com/2o0BksA OR info@joshuatreeartgallery.com

May 15, 2017
RAYMOND CARVER SHORT STORY CONTEST Now in its 17th year, the Raymond Carver Short Story Contest is one of the most renowned fiction contests in the world. Featuring prominent guest judges and offering $2500 across five prizes, the contest delivers exciting new fiction from writers all over the world. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2ot4v9Y

May 15, 2017
CALL FOR ENTRIES PENNSYLVANIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY Juried Exhibition, September 11 – October 28, 2017, at the Adams County Arts Council, Gettysburg, PA. Juror of Selection – Jeanne Dobie, Juror of Awards – Marjorie Glick. $14,000 in awards. Prospectus available on the website or by email. Entry Fee. Details: 717-235-5310 OR http://www.pawcs.com OR pwsjuriedshow@gmail.com

May 21, 2017
INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ARTIST FOR ONLINE COMPETITION Contemporary Art Gallery Online announces their 5th Annual International 2017 ”ALL Landscapes” Art Competition. Competition opens April 23, 2017. Contemporary Art Gallery Online encourages entries from all medium artists regardless of their experience or education in the art field. A group exhibition will be held. Awards will be given. Winners will be announced on June 5, 2017. Application Fee. Details: 844-210-7722 OR http://tinyurl.com/2017-landscapes OR cago.artcompetition@gmail.com

May 21, 2017
MARK ARTS PRINTMAKING NATIONAL EXHIBITION July 7 – August 13, 2017. $3,000 in cash awards. Juror: Sarah Riley. $30 for 2 entries. Each subsequent $5. Apply online by May 21. Original fine art monotypes, monoprints and edition prints are eligible. Traditional printmaking mediums such as woodcut, intaglio, lithography and silkscreen are eligible. Entry Fee. Details: 316-634-2787 OR https://www.markartsks.com/printmaking-2017

May 22, 2017
THE STUDIOS OF KEY WEST RESIDENCY PROGRAM Apply now for a one-month residency in beautiful Key West, FL! We are accepting applications through May 22 for artists, writers, media artists, musicians and performers. Artists are housed in Conch cottages with combined live/work spaces, nearby our recently renovated Art Deco home with galleries, classrooms & event space. Application Fee. Details: 305-296-0458 OR https://tskw.org/studios/apply-for-a-residency

May 30, 2017
FIGMENT OAKLAND NOW ACCEPTING ART SUBMISSIONS FREE The organizers of FIGMENT Oakland, the Bay Area chapter of the global participatory art organization, have announced the opening of their art portal in preparation for the 4th annual FIGMENT weekend event on June 10, 2017. Artists, community organizers and performers of all types are encouraged to submit finished art, work in progress, performances, workshops or games for the 2017 event. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2oNOtru OR im@figmentproject.org

May 31, 2017
CALL FOR ARTISTS: BLACK & WHITE 2017 $3000 in cash prizes. Our 3rd nat’l juried Black & White show. B&W is primal, the underneath, the foundation. When we don’t have sufficient light, our rods optimize survival in the night woods. Black & White intends to explore this underground of survival and few words. Juried by Alison Hokanson, Assistant Curator for 19th-Century European Painting at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Entry fee. Details: http://bit.ly/2nBcqP2 OR bwacinfo@aol.com

June 01, 2017
MANIFEST GALLERY | SOLO PROPOSALS The group shows provide diversity of approach, media, style, and geographic origin, while the solo exhibits provide a deeper insight into individual artists’ vision. Manifest is open to exhibiting all traditional and non-traditional visual arts (and design) genre and media. Our program sets out to survey, exhibit, and document excellent quality among all types of art. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/1RPCKwZ

June 06, 2017
CALL FOR ENTRIES: NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBIT All fine art, traditional and alternate 2D/3D media, innovative and experimental approaches accepted. Exhibit hosted at the South Arkansas Arts Center. Juror: Dylan Turk, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas. Entry Fee. Details: 870-862-5474 OR https://saac-arts.org/juried-art-competition OR juriedart@saac-arts.org

June 14, 2017
CALL FOR ARTIST INSTALLATIONS AT EASTERN STATE PENITENTIARY Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site is currently accepting proposals for its 2018 season of site-specific artist installations. We’re again offering two funding levels: $7,500 per standard project, and $15,000 per Criminal Justice Today project. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2kxApRf

June 24, 2017
$10,000 IN CASH PRIZES — DAVE BOWN PROJECTS — Jurors: Alison Hearst, Assistant Curator, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth; Benjamin Sutton, News Editor, Hyperallergic, Brooklyn; Jodi Throckmorton, Curator of Contemporary Art, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Early entries are encouraged. Previewing will occur on a daily and weekly basis as submissions are received. Entry Fee. Details: 917-365-5265 OR http://davebownprojects.com/submissions.html OR info@davebownprojects.com

June 30, 2017
SLOWART PRODUCTIONS | STRANGE FIGURATIONS Strange Figurations is a thematic exhibition open to all interpretations of the concept, Strange Figurations. Open to all media, techniques and styles from the realist to the surreal and visionary. 72″ maximum dimension. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery, September 6 – 30, 2017. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/1r90e9x OR slowart@aol.com


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