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October 1, 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:

September 18, 2014
SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA ARTISTS GRANTS Round 8 of Southern Exposure’s Alternative Exposure Grant Program, a re-granting initiative supporting the independent and self-organized work of artists and small groups in the San Francisco Bay Area, has opened. We will award grants of up to $5,000. Entry fee. Details: 415-863-2141 OR OR

September 19, 2014
OPEN CALL FOR FIBER ART The Garfield Park Art Center invites artists from all over the nation working in fibers and textiles to submit work, as well as those creating work that mimics textiles and fabric techniques such as weaving. All forms of art will be considered. Submissions must be accompanied by a story no longer than 750 words. Story will be exhibited with the artwork. Entry fee. Details: 317-327-7077 OR

September 21, 2014
CALL FOR ENTRIES: THE “F” WORD FEMINISM NOW November 26-December 20 2014. Submit through the prospectus $40/3 images, $10 each additional image, no limit. All media considered. ARC hopes to uncover other ways feminism has been, or will be, made visible particularly in regard to the contemporary art scene. Entry fee. Details: 773-252-2232 OR OR

September 22, 2014
CALL FOR Mixed Media Mash Up THEMED ART Creating art isn’t always done by conventional means nor with conventional materials. The challenge becomes strategizing and synthesizing the disorder that is unavoidable when combining varying mediums. In this call for entries we want to see your mixed media artworks. Entry fee. Details:

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

September 27, 2014
NATIONAL JURIED PRINTMAKING EXHIBITION PRINTWORK 2014, at Artists Image Resource. Juror: Bill Fick. Email and regular mail submissions. Questions or to have prospectus emailed directly to you contact: Joseph Lupo West Virginia University. Entry fee. Details: 304-293-2703 OR OR

September 30, 2014
THE GATEWAY TO SEDONA ARTIST COMPETITION Painting competition, artist promotion and fundraiser open to all painters over 18 working in traditional media (oils, acrylics, pastels, and watercolors or mixed media 2-D creation). Dedicated page for each painting with website link; artists selected each week for publicity promotion in online news or promoted posts in social media. Over $10,000 in awards – grand prize $5,000. Entry fee. Details: 928-554-2842 OR OR

September 30, 2014
INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ABSTRACT ART CAGO announces a call to all artists, nationally and internationally, using all forms of mediums, to join this month’s exhibition and competition; theme ABSTRACTS. Take reality and remove it from your art! Show us your shapes, colors, geometrics, lines, and your personal creativity. There are no rules here… Except the work must be yours and for sale. Entry fee. Details: 305-509-1788 OR OR

September 30, 2014
REACTION: GALLERY ROUTE ONE JURIED SHOW January 9, 2015- February 1, 2015. All Northern California artists, no video, crafts or jewelry. $250 Best of Show, 3 non cash awards of merit. Juror: John Seed, Professor of art and art history at Mt San Jacinto College in Southern California, also blogs about visual artists for the Huffington Post. Deadline November 28, 2014. Entry 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
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
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 1, 2014
34+ FELLOWSHIPS AVAILABLE FROM VERMONT STUDIO CENTER The Vermont Studio Center is excited to announce 34+ fellowships for artists & writers available at our our 10/1/14 deadline, including the Rona Jaffe Foundation Fellowship for emerging women writers and 25 merit-based VSC Fellowships open to ALL! Application fee. Details: 802-635-2727 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 6, 2014
CALL FOR PHOTOGRAPHY: THE TRACES LEFT BEHIND The traces we leave behind are evidence of our histories, the passage of time, and, ultimately, our mortality. Juror: Matthew Christopher. Open to all photographic processes. Application fee. Details: 802-388-4500 OR OR

October 7, 2014
8th ANNUAL Beyond the Book JURIED EXHIBITION This call for artist’s books and book-related art will be happening once again in October. Entries will be accepted at the Faneuil Library in Oak Square, Brighton on Fri. Oct. 3rd, 9 am. till 5 pm., Sat. October 4th 9 am. till 2 pm., and Tues. October 7th, noon till 8 pm. Opening Saturday, October 18th, 2014! Reception from 11 am till 1 pm. at the Faneuil Branch Boston Public Library, Oak Square, Brighton. Entry fee. Details:

October 7, 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. Show: November 6-28, 2014. Entry fee. Details: 319-431-2669 OR 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 16, 2014
INDIAN WELLS ARTS FESTIVAL Open to all media – Fine Art + Quality Craft. Over 11,000 attendance; $750,000 in 2014 reported art sales. Award-winning judged and juried art festival showcasing fine art/ quality craft. 13th Annual; Limited to 200 contemporary and traditional artists. Indian Wells Tennis Garden located in the heart of the Palm Springs Desert Resort Communities. Entry/App fee. Details: 760-346-0042 OR OR

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 30, 2014
A.I.R. GALLERY FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM 2015 12-month sponsored membership and solo show opportunity for emerging and under-represented women artists. A panel of outside reviewers will select participants. Open to all self-identified women artists who live in the NYC greater metro area who have not had a solo show within the last ten years. No fee. Details: 212-255-6651 OR 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 2, 2014
INTERNATIONAL ARQUETOPIA ARTIST RESIDENCY SOUTHERN MEXICO Arquetopia is now welcoming applications for all self-directed and instructional artist residencies for 2015. Founded 2009, Arquetopia is the premier residency program in Latin America with spaces and collaborative networks in Puebla and Oaxaca. We offer competitive professional opp’ties for emerging and mid-career, international artists, designers, researchers, and art educators. Entry fee. Details: OR

November 5, 2014
CROCKER KINGSLEY ART COMPETITION This year we are honored to have Gregory Kondos as judge. The winners will receive Prizes: Cash awards: $250, $500, $750, $1000, $2000. Award winners will be exhibited at the Crocker Art Museum from March 7 to May 17, 2015. Become a NEW artist member (70 dollars) of Blue Line Arts & get your 40 dollars waived. Details: 916-783-4117 OR OR

November 24, 2014
NATIONAL ART ENCOUNTER COMPETITION 2015 Artists residing in the USA may enter 1 original work created after Jan 2009 for this bricks & mortar exhibit. $2,500 in awards. 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional artwork will be on view Mar 14 – Apr 18 in the von Liebig Art Center, Naples, FL. Exhibition Juror: Dr. Carol Damian, Art Scholar and Professor of Art History. Entry fee. Details: 239-262-6517 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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