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June 15, 2015
SOUTHWEST ART’s ARTISTIC EXCELLENCE COMPETITION Get your artwork spotlighted in Southwest Art and win $2000! Enter your best work in our competition and show us your Artistic Excellence! The 13 winning artists will be published in the December 2015 issue of Southwest Art and on our website. PLUS one lucky winner will be chosen for that issue’s cover art. Entry fee. Details: http://bit.ly/ArtisticExcellence15 OR SouthwestArtCompetition@fwmedia.com


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 http://davebownprojects.com OR info@davebownprojects.com


June 30, 2015
STRANGE FIGURATIONS SURREAL AND VISIONARY ART 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. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery, September 10 - October 3, 2015. $2200 in Direct Art Magazine publication awards. Deadline June 30. Details: http://www.slowart.com/prospectus/strange.htm


May 20, 2015
CALL FOR ENTRIES: NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBIT All fine art, traditional and alternate 2D and 3D media, as well as innovative and experimental approaches accepted in South Arkansas Arts Center’s exhibit. Juror Dr. Stanton Thomas, curator at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art in Memphis, TN, where the museums collection and exhibitions reflect the art of world cultures from antiquity to the present. Entry Fee. Details: 870-862-5474 OR http://saac-arts.com/?page_id=6478 OR juriedart@saac-arts.org

May 22, 2015
37TH ANNUAL JURIED FINE ARTS EXHIBITION CALL FOR ARTISTS Smithtown Township Arts Council seeks entries for its 37th Annual Juried Fine Arts exhibition at the Mills Pond House Gallery, St. James, New York. Exhibit dates: June 27-July 22,2015. Open to Local and National Artists. Juror David H. Reuss. $45/up to 3 entries. Cash Prizes. A call for original artwork (drawing, painting, illustration, sculpture) No photography. Details: 631-862-6575 OR http://www.stacarts.org OR gallery@stacarts.org

May 22, 2015
5TH ANNUAL EXPOSURE PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD Exposure is a photography award, a book and a global celebration of the image, premiering July 13th at the Louvre Museum in Paris. With submissions from 191 different nations over the past five years, the photography submitted to Exposure has been seen by over three million viewers. Standard Entry Deadline is Friday, May 22nd, 2015 at 11:59 PM.The Final Entry Deadline is Friday, June 5th, 2015 at 11:59 PM. Entry Fee. Details: https://www.see.me/exposureaward/?=ADL1

May 25, 2015
LACDA 2015 INTERNATIONAL “TOP 40” JURIED COMPETITION Curator: Joanna Szupinska-Myers, Curator of Exhibitions at California Museum of Photography. Enter our juried competition for digital art and photography. Entrants submit three JPEG files of original work. All styles of artwork and photography where digital processes of any kind were integral to the creation of the images are acceptable. Forty artists and photographers will be selected and shown in an international group exhibition in our gallery June 11-July 3 2015. Deadline May 25, 2015. Entry fee. Details: http://lacda.com/juried/juriedshow.html

May 29, 2015
JASPER COMMUNITY ARTS, CALL FOR MURALIST Reviewing proposals for a commissioned public exterior art mural in the City of Jasper, Indiana for 2015. All media. No fees. Professional artists only. Send 3 images by email or CD, along with resume. 3-Step process for entries. Visit www.jasperarts.org or call 812-482-3070 for more information. Deadline: May 29, 2015. Details: 812-482-3070 OR http://www.jasperarts.org

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: http://maudmorgan.com/gallery/imagesgriefhealing2015_call.htm

June 3, 2015
ENTER THE TRAVELS PHOTO CONTEST & WIN A PHOTO WORKSHOP! Join the Santa Fe Photographic Workshops international community of photographers and share your images with distinguished judges. The impressive prize list has a total value of over $9,000 and the 50 winning images are featured in The Workshops online gallery. One Grand Prize, one Second Prize, one Third Prize, one Workshops Director’s Award, 46 Honorable Mentions. Entry fee. Details: 505-983-1400 OR http://www.santafeworkshops.com/contest OR contest@santafeworkshops.com

June 5, 2015
VISAURAL: SIGHT, SOUND AND ACTION (CALL FOR ART) Combine your Art with Music! Submit art around themes of social, cultural, economic, human rights, women’s rights, political and social justice activism and choose music to go along with their work. Works will be shown with QR codes so viewers can listen to music while viewing your art. Venue: Nave Gallery Annex, Somerville, MA, 10/8 - 10/31/15 in conjunction with the Honk Festival! Entry Fee. Details: http://www.gutfreundcornettart.com OR gutfreundcornettart@gmail.com

June 5, 2015
AMOA BIENNIAL 600: SCULPTURE Any work of art in three-dimensions may be submitted for consideration. The juror is Leigh Arnold: Assistant Curator at The Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, Texas. Artists must be 18 years of age or older and reside within a 600 mile radius of Amarillo, Texas. Artists may submit images of up to three artworks with a maximum of three images of each work. There is no entry fee. Details: 806-371-5050 OR http://www.amarilloart.org/index.php?module=pagesmith&uop=view_page&id=75 OR amoa@actx.edu

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 http://davebownprojects.com OR info@davebownprojects.com

June 8, 2015
MAI WYN FINE ART ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION National call for entry open to visual artists working in any media. Located in the heart of Denver’s Art District on Santa Fe Drive, Mai Wyn Fine Art has emerged as an incubator for both emerging and established talent. A limited number of works will be selected for inclusion in the show. However one artist is awarded “best of show” and receives a solo exhibition at Mai Wyn Fine Art in 2016. Details: 303-893-4182 OR http://maiwyn.com/callforentry OR info@maiwyn.com

June 10, 2015
CALL FOR ARTISTS: BLACK & WHITE Announcing our 2nd national Black and White juried art show at BWAC, with prestigious juror Christiane Paul, Adjunct Curator of Media Arts at the Whitney Museum of American Art. $3000 in cash prizes will be awarded including $1000 Best of Show. The exhibit runs August 1 – 23, 2015. Explore the motion-detecting, low-light survival value of our eyes’ black & white sight. Entry fee. Details: 718-596-2506 OR http://bwac.org/2015/04/black-white-2015 OR bwacinfo@aol.com

June 11, 2015
CALL FOR PHOTOGRAPHY: ALL IN THE FAMILY Birth, death, love, loss, heart, home… We encourage submissions that showcase well-considered image-making and the special nature of familial relationships. Juror: Ann Jastrab. Deadline June 11, 2015. Application fee. Details: http://www.vtphotoworkplace.com/id285.html OR photos@photoplacegallery.com

June 12, 2015
STREET ART FESTIVAL 2015 CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS The Street Art Festival celebrates and supports Nottingham’s thriving alternative art scene. Up to six pieces per person and all work will be hung salon style. All submissions will be displayed. Submissions can be delivered to the gallery on the delivery dates with a completed application form (downloaded from surfacegallery.org). Prizes will be awarded at the launch party. Application Fee. Details: 011-594-0793 OR http://www.surfacegallery.org/opportunities

June 14, 2015
[…] IN RESIDENCY ZK/U BERLIN OPEN CALL In the context of its research and residency program, ZK/U offers a “living & work” space for artists, scholars and practitioners working in the fields of urban research, geography, anthropology, urbanism, architecture and the humanities. The programme is open to brave, curious, artists in their field, working on the edge of their practice. Details: http://www.zku-berlin.org/apply OR info@zku-berlin.org

June 15, 2015
AMERICAN ACADEMY OF EQUINE ART: 2015 OPEN JURIED EXHIBITION The American Academy of Equine Art is now accepting entries of art depicting the horse in any setting for its annual Fall Juried Exhibition. Entries are open to all artists 18 years of age or older. All art must be original work. Representations of all breeds are encouraged and accepted. Categories include oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, drawing, and sculpture. Entry Fee. Details: 502-570-8567 OR http://www.aaea.net OR fcconner@aaea.net

June 15, 2015
SOUTHWEST ART’s ARTISTIC EXCELLENCE COMPETITION Get your artwork spotlighted in Southwest Art and win $2000! Enter your best work in our competition and show us your Artistic Excellence! The 13 winning artists will be published in the December 2015 issue of Southwest Art and on our website. PLUS one lucky winner will be chosen for that issue’s cover art. Entry fee. Details: http://bit.ly/ArtisticExcellence15 OR SouthwestArtCompetition@fwmedia.com

June 19, 2015
ANNUAL CONTEMPORARY ART SURVEY The Fort Collins Lincoln Center invites visual artists residing in the US to enter our national juried Annual Contemporary Art Survey with Guest Curator Dean Sobel, Executive Director of the Clyfford Still Museum in Denver, CO. The exhibition is an open call to artists working in all media We are seeking works in all media that together will present a survey of contemporary art in America. Details: 970-416-2737 OR http://tinyurl.com/lujuuok OR jshoaff@fcgov.com

June 26, 2015
ARTISTS RESIDENCY WORKSHOP IN TUSCANY, ITALY International Award. In the city of Florence, Italy. Tuscany Plein Air, is accepting submissions for its annual international juried, landscape painting workshop. Tuscany Plein Air offer, accommodation, workshops and a transportation stipend. The successful applicant can demonstrate an affinity for landscape painting. Workshop dates 12-20th of September 2015. Details: http://tinyurl.com/m4c8lml OR scholarship@tuscanypleinair.com

June 30, 2015
STRANGE FIGURATIONS SURREAL AND VISIONARY ART 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. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery, September 10 – October 3, 2015. $2200 in Direct Art Magazine publication awards. Deadline June 30. Details: http://www.slowart.com/prospectus/strange.htm

June 30, 2015
ONLINE JURIED ART COMPETITION All artists are invited to enter our 11th annual competition. Cash awards totaling $4,500. Awards Judge: Charles Long, Professor of Art at the University of California, Riverside. All media except video/film, wearable art (clothing or jewelry). Selected finalists will appear in a year-long online exhibit beginning August 15th. Entry fee. Details: http://www.artkudos.com/callforentries.html OR info@artkudos.com

July 10, 2015
CALL FOR ARTISTS: NEW ENGLAND COLLECTIVE VI Call for Artists: The Sixth Annual New England Collective Juried Exhibition at Galatea Fine Art in Boston’s SOWA Thayer Street Art District. August 5-30, 2015. All media. Juror: Mim Brooks Fawcett, Director of the Attleboro Arts Museum. Entry Fee. Details: 617-542-1500 OR http://www.galateafineart.com OR galateafinearts@yahoo.com

August 10, 2015
STARBRICK CLAY NATIONAL CUP SHOW This is a juried, national, contemporary ceramic cup show. David Hiltner, founder and Executive Director of Red Lodge Clay Center in Red Lodge, Montana, will be the juror. Cash Prizes. The show runs from September 25 through October 25, 2015. Entry fee. Details: 740-753-1011 OR http://www.starbrick.com/starbrick-clay-national-cup-show-2015-prospectus.html OR starbrick@gmail.com

August 15, 2015
OLD ENOUGH TO KNOW BETTER An international juried exhibition sponsored by the Women’s Caucus for Art Philadelphia Chapter, of work by mid-career and emerging WOMEN, and women-identified, artists age 35 and over, being JURIED by DIANE BURKO and EILEEN NEFF and held at CRANE ARTS in Philadelphia, PA in NOVEMBER 2015. The contextual space of this show is the stubbornness and persistence of artistic vocation. Entry fee. Details: http://phila-wca.blogspot.com

August 21, 2015
CALL FOR ENTRY: 2016 NICHE AWARDS NICHE magazine is accepting applications for the 2016 NICHE Awards, a prestigious juried competition recognizing excellence in fine craft design. Professional and student artists may apply online. Contest categories include ceramics, fiber, glass, metal, wood, jewelry and more! Application and entry fee information, rules and guidelines are now available on the contest website. Details: 800-432-7238 OR http://budurl.com/cez5 OR awards@rosengrp.com

September 10, 2015
LOGO DESIGN FOR HALF MOON BAY ART & PUMPKIN FESTIVAL Deadline September 10, 2015. Graphic Artists, Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival Logo Design Competition, over $2,000 cash, prizes. Capture the essence of this festival and the coastal community. Winning logo artwork will be used for the Official Festival Poster, T-Shirts, Glassware, & web based marketing materials. See past winners, entry fee, details and Entry Form at web address. Details: 650-726-9533 OR http://hmbartpumpkin.com OR logo2016@gmail.com

October 31, 2015
2015 PROIFY INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS The Proify International Photography Awards is an annual competition dedicated to emerging photographers all over the world. With over $5,000 cash, prizes and awards this non-professional devoted contest provides a unique opportunity to earn credibility, funding and global exposure. Entrants may submit their best images to a variety of 8 different categories – Landscape, street, portrait, after dark, wedding, panoramic, retro, HDR. There are no limits to submissions. Anybody who earns less than 20,000 USD per year as a photographer is welcome to enter the contest. Minors may also enter, with permission from a parent or guardian. Details: http://www.proify.com/

October 31, 2015
THE BLACK RIVER CHAPBOOK COMPETITION Twice each year Black Lawrence Press will run this competition for an unpublished chapbook of poems or short fiction between 16-36 pages in length. The contest is open to new, emerging, and established writers. The winner will receive book publication, a $500 cash award, and ten copies of the book. Recent winners include Shane McCrae, Simone Muench, Blake Kimzey, Caleb Curtiss, and Sam Sax. Entry fee. Details: http://www.blacklawrence.com/submissions-and-contests/the-black-river-chapbook-competition

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 http://burren.com/SLAM.html OR marykeane55@hotmail.com

December 31, 2015
RESIDENCY RETREAT IN ARTIST TOWN IN THE OZARKS The Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow has eight suites in two houses. Each suite has a bedroom, private bath and writing room. Residencies are available year-round to writers of all kinds, artists and composers. We are the only Colony in the world that has a suite for culinary writers, with a kitchen equipped by Kitchen Aid. Sit down to a gourmet dinner five nights a week, relax and write! Entry fee. Details: 479-253-7444 OR director@writerscolony.org

January 1, 2016
AFTERIMAGE MAGAZINE SEEKS ARTICLE SUBMISSIONS Afterimage seeks submissions, particularly for exhibition and book reviews. In its fourth decade of publication, Afterimage is a journal at the cutting edge of contemporary media arts (including independent photography, film/video, and digital art), communication and media studies, and alternative publishing that also publishes some of the most significant historical studies in these fields. No entry fee. Details: http://vsw.org/afterimage


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