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July 15, 2016
ARTISTIC EXCELLENCE COMPETITION Get your artwork spotlighted in Southwest Art and win $2,000! Enter your best work in our competition and show us your Artistic Excellence! Award Winners will be published in the December 2016 issue of Southwest Art. Details: http://bitly.com/1TxaNuK


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August 31, 2016
LIMNER GALLERY : A SHOW OF HEADS SlowArt Productions presents the annual group thematic exhibition, A Show of Heads. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery from October 20 - November 19, 2016. Open to all artists working in any media, this exhibition will include all interpretations and portrayals of the human head, from the traditional to the abstract and conceptual. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/29zd75B OR slowart@aol.com


July 2, 2016
29TH ANNUAL NORTHERN NATIONAL ART COMPETITION Juried competition open to 2D contemporary artists from coast to coast. All mediums. No theme. Juror is Jeanine Coupe Ryding, artist and educator at the School of the Art Institute in Chicago. More than $8,500 prize money. Three $1,000 Awards of Excellence. Exhibit runs Sept. 24 – Nov. 4, 2016 at Nicolet College Art Gallery in Rhinelander, WI. Entry fee. Details: 715-365-4556 OR www.nicoletcollege.edu/nnac OR kralph@nicoletcollege.edu

July 10, 2016
ROYAL NONESUCH HUMOR WRITING CONTEST Adult and young adult categories. Limit 7,000 words. 1st Prize: $1,000 (Adult), $1,000 (Young Author) 2nd Prize: $500 (Adult), $500 (Young Author) 3rd Prize: $250 (Adult), $250 (Young Author) Three Honorable Mention Prizes: $100 Gift Certificate for the Mark Twain Museum Store (Adult & Young Author). Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/1SUMn3f

July 10, 2016
NEW ENGLAND COLLECTIVE VII Call for Artists: The Seventh Annual New England Collective Juried Exhibition at Galatea Fine Art in Boston’s SOWA Art District. August 3-28. All media. Juror: Julie Burros, Chief of Art and Culture for the City of Boston. Entry fee. Details: 617-542-1500 OR www.galateafineart.com OR galateafinearts@yahoo.com

July 13, 2016
OPTICS ILLUSIONED Photography utilizing optical illusion is something that will always leave a viewer perplexed: questioning ones eyes, Optical illusions are images that differ from the objective reality. Darkroom gallery is calling for submissions that deal with foreshortening, vanishing points, sandwiching negatives or the unique mash up of subjects. Small Entry Fee Details: 802-777-3686 OR darkroomgallery.com/ex85 OR info@darkroomgallery.com

July 15, 2016
CALL FOR ARTISTS : T.I.N.A. : THIS IS NOT AN ART PRIZE T.I.N.A. connects artists, galleries and curators worldwide. Professionals really interested in discovering new talent. Start a new partnership today. 10 opportunities world wide. Find a gallery to represent you. Talk to a curator. Suggest a project. Share your work using a worldwide network. Details: http://bitly.com/28ONTt9

July 15, 2016
ART OF PAPER: 7TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION A.D. Gallery, University of North Carolina Pembroke. Submissions should reflect work that uses paper as medium. Artists are invited to submit 2D, 3D, installation or digital media that depict progressive approaches to paper art and explore a wide range of means to utilize paper as medium. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes. Entry fee. See website to download entry form and instructions. Details: http://www.uncp.edu/academics/colleges-schools-departments/departments/art/ad-gallery/news-and-events

July 15, 2016
ARTISTIC EXCELLENCE COMPETITION Get your artwork spotlighted in Southwest Art and win $2,000! Enter your best work in our competition and show us your Artistic Excellence! Award Winners will be published in the December 2016 issue of Southwest Art. Details: http://bitly.com/1TxaNuK

July 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

July 20, 2016
WORD JUMBLE GESTALT (TEXT BASED ART) Bleicher/Gorman Project Space Bergamot Station invites you to submit to our text based art open call WORD Jumble Gestalt. Artists will create artworks with a single word on the canvas. Poets will arrange the words into poetry throughout the course of the exhibit. Submit 3 examples of available works (they need not have text in them but preferable.) Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/1pRv7i9

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
7TH REGIONAL JURIED BIENNIAL EXHIBITION Juror and Awards judge: Ceorge Ciscle- founding director of The Contemporary Museum, Baltimore & Director of Curatorial Studies, MICA. Open to all artists living in DE, MD, PA, NJ, VA, WVA and Washington, D.C. $2,500 in prizes, as well as a future solo show for first place winner. The competition is open to all artists, in any medium, both professional and amateur. Entry Fee. Details: 302-227-8408 OR https://www.rehobothartleague.org/shows/regional_juried.php OR jay@rehobothartleague.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

July 24, 2016
MANIFEST PRESS PRESENTS THE INTERNATIONAL PAINTING ANNUAL 7 This is an annual BOOK project of Manifest Press, an extension of Manifest Creative Research Gallery & Drawing Center, calling for submissions of original works created within 2013-2016, using any media applicable to the practice of traditional painting including printmaking, digital/new media, photography, sculpture, drawing, installation, etc. Cash prizes of $1200, $500, & $300 respectively. Details: 513-861-3638 OR http://bitly.com/1RPD2Ei

July 26, 2016
POLITCALLY CHARGED Politically Charged Competition Exhibition dates: August 26-October 1, 2016 Online applications must be submitted by 5pm PST on Tuesday, July 26th, 2016. Details: 916-783-4117 OR http://www.bluelinearts.org OR tony@tonynatsoulas.com

July 31, 2016
CALL FOR ARTISTS FOR ONLINE ART COMPETITION, \"ALL ANIMALS\" 3rd Annual ALL Animals Online Art Competition for the month of July 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 at Contemporary Art Gallery Online during the month of August 2016. Winners will be announced on August 15, 2016. \"Entry Fee\" Details: 844-210-7722 OR http://tinyurl.com/jzpghjy OR artcompetition@cagonline.co

July 31, 2016
**CALL FOR ART** TRUE GRIT ART GALLERY True Grit Art Gallery is looking to increase it’s inventory of smaller items for sale including pre-packaged giclee prints, fine art photography prints, sculpture, pottery, handcrafted artisan jewelry and metalsmithing, fine handmade wood products, or any other unique, handmade, artisan goods. Professional working fine artists and artisans should contact us via email. Details: http://bitly.com/1ScC2sy OR truegritartgallery@gmail.com

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

August 08, 2016
CALL FOR ARTISTS: REALLY, REALLY AFFORDABLE ART SHOW 8/8/16 $2050 in cash prizes. This is a selling show with art priced for anyone & everyone. Thousands of NY art lovers & collectors will see your work. Expand your collector base in NYC. To make it easy for new collectors, all work submitted must be for sale at $499 or less. You get 75% of the selling price. Juror: Helga Christoffersen, Assistant Curator at New Museum of Contemporary Art, NYC. Entry fee. Details: http://bitly.com/28Yqv4P OR help@affordableartshow.info

August 10, 2016
FUR, FEATHERS & FINS OUR FAITHFUL PETS The jury seeks works that explore the wide world of pets, the role that our faithful companions play in our lives, and the impact that they have on our health and well-being. . All media welcome; small to large-scale installations; new media encouraged; indoor and outdoor works accepted; cash awards to be presented. Juror to be announced. Details: 410-326-4640 OR https://annmariegarden.wufoo.com/forms/artist-application-fur-feathers-fins-exhibit

August 18, 2016
GAMES FROM MARBLES TO MINECRAFT The jury invites artists to submit works that celebrate and explore the broad spectrum of game history, development and innovation, including game design, production, packaging, marketing,how the art of games has changed over time and to speculate what the future of gaming might hold. All media welcome; installations; new media; indoor and outdoor works accepted; cash awards to be presented. Details: 410-326-4640 OR http://annmariegarden.wufoo.com/forms/artist-application-games-marbles-to-minecraft OR exhibits@annmariegarden.org

August 31, 2016
LIMNER GALLERY : A SHOW OF HEADS SlowArt Productions presents the annual group thematic exhibition, A Show of Heads. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery from October 20 - November 19, 2016. Open to all artists working in any media, this exhibition will include all interpretations and portrayals of the human head, from the traditional to the abstract and conceptual. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/29zd75B OR slowart@aol.com

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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