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October 02, 2017
TAM OVER 60 ART COMPETITION Showcase your talent by entering this prestigious competition, brought to you by The Artist’s Magazine. This contest is for artists age 60+ working in all traditional art media. We are awarding cash and prizes and winners will appear in The Artist’s Magazine. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2wSKqOq


September 30, 2017
FREE WEBINAR ON HOW TO GET A PATRON OR SPONSOR Ongoing - A Free Online webinar that will teach you methods to find Patrons and Sponsors for your art. You will learn how one artist got Apple Computers and Bose Sound to sponsor art work and art projects and also how individual donors and Patrons can be solicited. 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: http://yourartmentor.com/patronsandsponsors2


November 30, 2017
SLOWART PRODUCTIONS | EMERGING ARTISTS 2018 The 26th annual competition for exhibition at the Limner Gallery. This exhibition is devoted to the discovery, introduction and promotion of Emerging Artists. The exhibition will be held in March 1 – 24, 2018 at the Limner Gallery and is open to all artists working in any media. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2wYpkPW OR slowart@aol.com


September 25, 2017
RACC : PUBLIC ART OPPORTUNITY ARTIST IN RESIDENCE This artist-in-residence project will explore ideas of civic engagement and recurrent themes of civil rights, housing, and public works projects using the archival collections at the Portland Archives and Records Center (PARC). The artist(s) chosen for this project will collaborate with PARC staff, work with the historical collections, and serve as PARC ambassadors to the community. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2x8tnJo

September 26, 2017
SMALL WONDERS JURIED ART EXHIBIT CALL FOR ENTRY For Small Wonders competition artists can submit any original 2-D work 11″ by 11″ or smaller and 3-D work 11″ by 11″ by 11″ or smaller is eligible for entry. Works selected will be on exhibit in the MFA Circle Gallery, 18 State Circle, Annapolis, Maryland from December 1-23, 2017. Entry Fee. Details: 410-268-4566 OR http://mdfedart.com/portfolio/smallwonders OR info@mdfedart.org

September 29, 2017
PICTURE BOOK PRIZE The award is open to all unpublished and unagented writers and is an opportunity for you to submit your picture book texts. We are not looking for illustrated stories or accompanying sample illustrations – please just send the story text. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2wSWWNG

September 30, 2017
THE GATEWAY INTERNATIONAL PAINTING COMPETITION ONLINE Online painting competition awards $1,000.00 CASH to MONTHLY BEST IN SHOW. Different professional artist judges critique 12 monthly finalists. Artists world wide over 18 eligible. Paintings created with traditional media. One-time membership registration fee $25; each entry additional $10. Competition mission to support and help fund artists in countries lacking art supplies and art education. Entry Fee. Details: 928-282-4326 OR https://www.paintingcontest.org OR gatewaypaintingcontest@gmail.com

September 30, 2017
INTL BIENNIAL POSTER DESIGN The competition is organised by Bodegas Terras Gauda, S.A., Spain. You may enter a maximum of 2 posters. Participant may base their entries on the theme of their choice, although ideally they will reflect corporate issues of the organising company, principally relating to its white wines of the Albariño variety Terras Gauda and Abadía de San Campio wines. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2pdXg2D

September 30, 2017
FREE WEBINAR ON HOW TO GET A PATRON OR SPONSOR Ongoing - A Free Online webinar that will teach you methods to find Patrons and Sponsors for your art. You will learn how one artist got Apple Computers and Bose Sound to sponsor art work and art projects and also how individual donors and Patrons can be solicited. 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: http://yourartmentor.com/patronsandsponsors2

September 30, 2017
14TH ZEPTER INTERNATIONAL DESIGN AWARD ARTZEPT 2017 Zepter International is announcing the 14th ARTZEPT design competition entitled: KITCHEN GADGETS. The kitchen has become the heart of home both as the place to enjoy everyday meals and as an area to whip up an extravagant feast. Unleash your imagination to create something extraordinary and spice up both “haute cuisine” and daily home food preparation. Entries can be submitted online. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2qpKTFs

October 02, 2017
TAM OVER 60 ART COMPETITION Showcase your talent by entering this prestigious competition, brought to you by The Artist’s Magazine. This contest is for artists age 60+ working in all traditional art media. We are awarding cash and prizes and winners will appear in The Artist’s Magazine. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2wSKqOq

October 02, 2017
THE 27TH MISSOURI REVIEW JEFFREY E. SMITH EDITORS’ PRIZE Awards $5,000 and publication to the prize-winners in fiction, creative nonfiction, and poetry. Now open for submissions! Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2x8fbA3

October 05, 2017
21ST JAPAN MEDIA ARTS FESTIVAL The competition is organised by the Japan Media Arts Festival Executive Committee. For the 21st Festival in 2017, entries will be accepted from across the globe. Entries are sought in various disciplines of the Media Arts including interactive art, video, websites, games, animation and comics, from professional, amateur, independent and commercial sources. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2wC4AIV

October 08, 2017
CALL FOR EXHIBITION PROPOSALS artspace is taking proposals for exhibitions in the 2nd half of 2018 & 1st first month of 2019. Submit proposals Sept. 1 thru Oct. 8, 2017. Submissions thru online form only accepted until 11:59 pm, 10/8/2017. $25 proposal fee required. Proposals may be made for individual, group or joint shows. Selected Exhibitors will be notified by December 15, 2017. Entry Fee. Details: 804-232-6464 OR http://artspacegallery.org/proposal_submission.shtml OR artspaceexhibitions@gmail.com

October 08, 2017
THE ESSENCE OF MONOCHROME The international jury is looking for snapshots in black and white, without any topical restrictions, that capture the essence of monochromatic moments. Black and white photographs require the viewer to use the power of creative imagination and interpret compositions individually. Relying upon pure emotions and constructions, the organizing committee believes in the essence of monochrome. Application Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2vDOyxX OR daniel@thestockholmdiary.com

October 08, 2017
ENDANGERED FINE ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST 2017 Online, juried contest. $7,000 prize money. Miami exhibition Art Week, Dec 6-9. Entry donations go to Center for Great Apes, a sanctuary for orangutans & chimpanzees. Interpret ENDANGERED through: • Celebration of the beauty of endangered/threatened species/habitats OR • Illustration of the threats facing endangered species/habitats. Young Artists category, birthdays on/after Oct 1 ’98. Entry Fee. Details: http://art4apes.com/ OR lindsey@art4apes.com

October 08, 2017
2017 BOTANIK THEME: Plants, Flowers, Herbs, Trees Las Laguna Gallery presents BotaniK. For this artist opportunity the gallery is seeking works that explore plants. Works that show flowers, plants, trees, leaves, cactus, succulents, etc. to be considered All local, national and international artists, professional and amateur and multiple art mediums will be considered in this call for art. Entry Fee. Details: 949-667-1803 OR http://www.laslagunagallery.com/botanik OR laslagunagallery@gmail.com

October 08, 2017
INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ARTIST ALL ABSTRACT COMPETITION Contemporary Art Gallery Online announces their 4th Annual International 2017 “ALL Abstractions” Art Competition. Competition opens September 10, 2017 and closes October 7, 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. Entry Fee. Details: 844-210-7722 OR http://tinyurl.com/2017-abstractions OR cagolartcompetition@gmail.com

October 10, 2017
TASTE & SMELL Taste and Smell are two sensory impressions, which are represented in art in a low level. What is good or bad taste? How do we realize smell? What about taste in cooking, art, choosing opportunities, … and the smell of danger, joy, flowers, the sea, …? VOS #7 is now calling for digital artworks who give these two tastemakers an appearance. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2uMvulp

October 15, 2017
ANIMALS CALL FOR ENTRY ONLINE ART SHOW THEME- According to Merriam-Webster Dictionary, the definition of animal is: “any living thing that is not a plant.” PAY IT FORWARD- We will be donating 10% of all entry fees from this show to the Humane Society. ELIGIBILITY- All artists 18 and over may enter. ENTRY FEE- $20 for 1 or 2 pieces AWARDS- Cash prizes will be given. Please see prospectus for more information. Entry Fee. Details: http://bit.ly/2w7nV5A OR colorsofhumanity@gmail.com

October 15, 2017
TEACHERS AGAINST PREJUDICE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ART CONTEST Open to students in grades 1-4 in any country. Submit artwork on the theme of “Cooperation and Understanding” in jpeg format by e-mail or on disk. First and second prizes ($100-$150) awarded in two categories. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2v9XhMV

October 16, 2017
CALL FOR ENTRIES HOPE FOR THE HOLIDAYS JURIED ART EXHIBITION Exhibition is Nov 19 – Dec 31, 2017; The Monmouth Museum’s intent is to offer artists’ views of a positive future for their lives, our lives and our shared world. For this juried exhibition all visual arts media applications will be considered. All artists age 18+ Must be the artist’s original creations completed within the last 5 years. Entry Fee. Details: 732-224-1989 OR https://monmouthmuseum.submittable.com/submit OR cclark@monmouthmuseum.org

October 16, 2017
A CELEBRATION OF THE CREATIVE PROCESS, KAT KIERNAN, JUROR. In this exhibition we celebrate the creative process in making photographs. We seek photographs that reflect the photographer’s careful and conscious choices in making the image. Any subject, any genre, and any capture or process are welcome. The exhibition will be curated by Kat Kiernan, the publisher of the print magazine Don’t Take Pictures. Entry Fee. Details: 802-388-4500 OR https://photoplacegallery.com/celebration-creative-process OR photos@photoplacegallery.com

October 17, 2017
LENS CULTURE | EMERGING TALENT AWARDS 2017 We’re excited to open this year’s Emerging Talent Awards, our search for the world’s best emerging photographers! We’re seeking entries from the global photography community who have yet to receive exposure on the world stage, our aim is to discover fresh and inspiring visions from the next great image makers. Our international jury will select and showcase the work of 50 outstanding talents. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2wSHXDK

October 18, 2017
ILLUMINATE PHOTOGRAPHY CALL FOR ENTRY Theme | illuminate Join The Center for Fine Art Photography for this exciting event by submitting your photographs to our ILLUMINATE call for entry and exhibition. All subject matter, genres, capture types, post production processes and sizes are eligible for selection for the Illuminate exhibition. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2wBKUoO OR coordinator@c4fap.org

October 20, 2017
16TH ANNUAL INDIAN WELLS ARTS FESTIVAL 200 artists selected by jury, primary deadline Oct. 20, 2017. 60 places held for the second deadline Jan. 8, 2018. Open to all media artists, 15 mediums and categories are judged for awards in painting, drawing, 2D and 3D mixed-media, printmaking, photography, and other 2-dimensional, sculpture, jewelry, hand-woven textile or fiber, non-functional, utilitarian, wearable-art, and found art Application Fee. Details: 760-346-0042 OR info@indianwellsartsfestival.com OR http://www.indianwellsartsfestival.com

October 31, 2017
ARTISTS’ CALL FOR EXHIBITIONS The Monterey Peninsula College Art Gallery hosts six exhibits each academic year. Artists are exhibited in pairs, groups and solo. MPC Art Gallery is reviewing exhibition proposals for exhibits in the 2018 – 2019 academic year. Open to U.S. residency. All media. Limit 10 images. $25. entry fee. Deadline October 31, 2017 Email for prospectus. Information (831) 646-3060. Entry Fee. Details: 831-646-3060 OR http://bitly.com/2sL9HXd OR melissarpickford@gmail.com

October 31, 2017
ICELAND WRITERS RETREAT The Iceland Writers Retreat Alumni Award offers talented writers in need of financial support an opportunity to attend the Iceland Writers Retreat in Reykjavík, Iceland in April, 2018. Anyone who is aged 18 or over on April 11, 2018 is eligible to apply. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2wBFRot

November 02, 2017
PORTRAIT SOCIETY OF AMERICA’S 2017 MEMBERS ONLY COMPETITION The Portrait Society of America’s Members Only Competition is held annually and open to all Portrait Society members. This fall we are offering five unique categories in which to enter: Commissioned Portrait, Non-Commissioned Portrait, Out of the Box, Self-Portrait, and Still Life. Award winners will be chosen for each category and will receive recognition in print and online publications. Entry Fee. Details: 877-772-4321 OR http://www.portraitsociety.org/members-only-competition OR info@portraitsociety.org

November 05, 2017
“OUR WORLD IS KIND” PHOTO CONTEST Deadline Extended : Science says that looking at kind images makes people happier, healthier and creates a more connected and kind world. You can help make the world a better place through your photography. Take a picture of kindness where ever you see it and enter the Envision Kindness 2017 Photo Contest: Our World is Kind. Open to all photographers. With more than $1,300 in prizes, the contest is free to enter. No Entry Fee. Details: http://www.envisionkindness.org/photocontest OR contest@envisionkindness.org

November 30, 2017
CALL FOR ENTRIES | WORK INSPIRED BY FRANKENSTEIN NOVEL A juried selection of images inspired by the classic novel will be published in a newly designed layout for its 200th anniversary. Open to artists working in any media. Selected works compensated. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2uJRIof

November 30, 2017
SLOWART PRODUCTIONS | EMERGING ARTISTS 2018 The 26th annual competition for exhibition at the Limner Gallery. This exhibition is devoted to the discovery, introduction and promotion of Emerging Artists. The exhibition will be held in March 1 – 24, 2018 at the Limner Gallery and is open to all artists working in any media. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2wYpkPW OR slowart@aol.com

December 10, 2017
2017 INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR International Photographer of the Year creates new opportunities to showcase the best photographic work and introduce leading talents to the world of contemporary photography. IPOTY celebrates creativity, ambition and supports artists to develop and present their work through competition. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2szsFQq

March 16, 2018
HAGGIN MUSEUM 60TH JURIED EXHIBITION Open juried National competition and exhibition. Over $5000 in cash prizes. Categories are: Acrylic, Oil, Water Media, Mixed Media & Graphics, Sculpture, Pastel $25 first entry, $20 each additional up to five (5) Entry Fee. Details: https://www.smarterentry.com/CallsForEntry/SAL OR stocktonartleague@gmail.com


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