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October 03, 2016
SHADES OF GRAY Shades of Gray offers artists a chance to win recognition and have their work featured in Drawing magazine. The competition is open to all work created entirely in black, white, and gray in media. Details: http://bitly.com/1TxbeFz


January 10, 2017
CALL TO ARTISTS – CASH AWARDS – JURIED EXHIBIT Embracing Our Differences is accepting submissions for its juried art exhibit celebrating diversity held April - May 2017 in Sarasota, FL USA. National and international submissions accepted. $3,000 in awards. No submission fee. Details: 941-928-0567 OR http://embracingourdifferences.org/submit-art OR MJS@EmbracingOurDifferences.org


November 30, 2016
LIMNER GALLERY : EMERGING ARTISTS 2017 The 25th annual competition for gallery exhibition and $1000 cash award. This exhibition is devoted to the discovery, introduction and promotion of emerging artists. The exhibition will be held in March 1 – 25, 2017 at the Limner Gallery and is open to all artists working in any media. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2bCuAwK OR slowart@aol.com


September 26, 2016
INT’L CALL FOR THE PRIZE FOR ILLUSTRATION 2017 The Association of Illustrators (AOI) in partnership with London Transport Museum (LTM), is delighted to announce that submissions are now open for The Prize for Illustration 2017. This year the theme is Sounds of the City – an illustrated interpretation of urban sound. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2afiuWs

September 28, 2016
CALL TO MEDIA ARTISTS FOR E4C GALLERY 2017 SEASON 4Culture is looking for media artists to exhibit works on screens at e4c, our storefront gallery located in Seattle’s vibrant Pioneer Square neighborhood. Up to 15 artists will be selected to present work that will be displayed for up to one year. $500 Honorarium. Artists working in all genres are encouraged to apply. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bit.ly/e4ccall OR heather.dwyer@4culture.org

September 30, 2016
PLEIN AIR SALON CALL TO ARTISTS CASH AWARDS PleinAir Salon was created in the spirit of the French Salon created by the Academie des Beaux-Arts in Paris. This competition, with six bi-monthly contests leading to annual Salon Grand Prize winners, is designed to stimulate artistic growth through competition. There’s a $15,000 grand prize and additional cash prizes. The winning painting is featured on the cover of PleinAir magazine. Details: http://pleinairsalon.com

September 30, 2016
CLARK HULINGS FUND’S BUSINESS ACCELERATOR PROGRAM & GRANTS CALL TO ARTISTS - BUSINESS TRAINING - FUNDING - The Clark Hulings Fund is accepting submissions to their Business Accelerator Program to 20 artists seeking to establish their careers. Up to 10 participants will receive direct funding to cover targeted business expenses. Application fee. APPLY THROUGH CaFE! Details: 505-983-4339 OR http://clarkhulingsfund.org/accelerator OR info@clarkhulingsfund.org

September 30, 2016
CALL FOR ENTRIES: SLOMA ART ABOUT TOWN The San Luis Obispo Museum of Art’s Art About Town program exhibits artwork by member artists in member businesses. To join this program, either as an artist or business member, please contact the Art About Town. Details: http://bitly.com/1pRzbix OR eellis@sloma.org

September 30, 2016
THE SEDONA ART PRIZE INTERNATIONAL PAINTING COMPETITION The Sedona Art Prize, a year-long ONLINE PAINTING COMPETITION open to all painters over 18. Grand Prize: $5000 USD CASH plus exhibition and 2-week residency in Sedona, AZ; 2nd $1000 cash; 3rd $750 cash. EACH MONTH $200 CASH to Best in Show; 144 finalists over 12 months compete for Grand Prizes. Sponsored by Sedona Arts Center and Gateway To Sedona. Goal to promote artists world wide. Details: 928-282-4326 OR http://bitly.com/2bNunUz OR info@sedonaartprize.com

September 30, 2016
LOVE IN 2016 Love in 2016 Fifteen years ago Icebox Gallery put out a call for entries looking for artwork of all media dealing with Love. It was early 2001 and only months before the attacks on September 11. A lot has happened since. Now it is 2016, an election year in the United States, and it seems like another good time to check in to see how we artists express this important human emotion. Entry Fee Details: 612-788-1790 OR www.iceboxminnesota.com

September 30, 2016
CALL FOR SMALL ART: 6X6NW FREE ENTRY! The Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council is currently accepting submissions for 6X6NW, an exhibition and fundraiser event featuring hundreds of small artworks. Each artwork must be 6”x 6” and artists may enter up to 10 artworks of any medium (2D or 3D). There is no fee to enter. Details: 206-417-4645 OR http://www.shorelinearts.net/6x6nwcall

September 30, 2016
KATHY FISH FELLOWSHIP Deadline Extended : The winner of the 2017 Kathy Fish Fellowship will be considered a “writer-in-residence” at SmokeLong (note: position is virtual) for four quarterly issues (March, June, September, and December 2017). Fellows will have the opportunity to work with SmokeLong staff and participate in online writing workshops. No Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2b5udHo

September 30, 2016
CALL FOR ENTRIES The Just A Minute Festival is an online, viewer’s choice event that encourages people to use the technology they have around them to tell stories, record events, move with emotion or create art. Films can be of any genre or on any subject. The only requirement is that the film is no more than 60 seconds in total running time. There are cash prizes and no entry fee. Details: http://www.JustAMinute.tv

September 30, 2016
AS | US RESIDENCY AS | ARTISTS STUDIOS offers a 3-month, project-based residency that will take place directly in the artist’s studio,mediated by online video stream. AS | US includes studio visits,artist statement editing,online presence assessment,and permanent listing with AS. Send 10 images of recent work,artist’s statement and CV. Preference: Artists living outside the Greater New York area. Tuition: $500. Details: http://www.artists-studios.com OR submissions@artists-studios.com

September 30, 2016
EXHIBIT IN SANTA MONICA WORKS WITH FOCUS ON A SINGLE COLOR Multiple genres sought. Works can have multiple colors but should have a predominant color so that they can be grouped into a color spectrum with other works. Details: https://bggallery.submittable.com/submit

October 01, 2016
2016 TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR Travel Photographer of the Year is the premier travel photography awards. Your showcase to the world. The Travel Photographer of the Year (TPOTY) photo contest is run by photographers for photographers. Whether you are amateur or professional, beginner or expert, young or old, wherever you live in the world, TPOTY is for you! Entry fee is from £0-£15. Details: http://bitly.com/2acR8Du

October 01, 2016
WINTER TANGERINE––CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS Winter Tangerine is a literary & arts magazine dedicated to electric writing and visual art. We aim to disrupt the status quo. To amplify the unhead. To account for the unaccounted. To publish the unconventional, confront the uncomfortable, marvel in the mundane. We believe in the power of art. We won’t apologize. We want lighting. So go ahead: ignite. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2acQoOE OR jenniferhuang11@gmail.com

October 03, 2016
SHADES OF GRAY Shades of Gray offers artists a chance to win recognition and have their work featured in Drawing magazine. The competition is open to all work created entirely in black, white, and gray in media. Details: http://bitly.com/1TxbeFz

October 03, 2016
CALL FOR LINE ART The squares will be 1.5″ x 1.5″ with one color line designs, scalable file types preferred (eps, ai) but jpgs and pngs accepted. You are invited to submit up to 5 entries. Email submission(s) to be considered. Chosen artists will get their name, website and tagline below the image in the planner. A great opportunity for name recognition and connecting with fellow creatives. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2c9XzZd OR danielle@creativelivingworks.com

October 05, 2016
GREEN (THE COLOR OF LIFE) Green is everywhere. It’s the most common color in the natural world. It’s the color we associate with money, the environment, and aliens. It’s the color of revitalization and rebirth. It also carries negative connotations: envy, greed, nausea, poison. Details: 802-777-3686 OR http://www.darkroomgallery.com/ex88 OR info@darkroomgallery.com

October 05, 2016
INSIDE OUT GALLERY MYSTERIOUS BOX ART CALL DEADLINE This Halloween the Inside-OUT Gallery will house a most unusual collection. Give us a glimpse into a delicate macabre world of your own machinations with a delightfully dark diorama. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2cy2u3v OR jgklausner@gmail.com

October 09, 2016
CALL FOR ART OIL VS. ACRYLIC CHALLENGE Las Laguna Gallery is seeking submissions from Oil and Acrylic painters. This unique Open Theme exhibition is designed to explore the differences and similarities between the two mediums. All local, national and international artists, professional and amateur will be considered in this call for art. Details: 949-667-1803 OR http://www.laslagunagallery.com

October 10, 2016
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: 2017 ACFNY TRANSLATION PRIZE New York, May 2016 – The Austrian Cultural Forum New York is pleased to announce its call for the 2017 Translation Prize. This year’ call will be launched at an expert panel held at the ACFNY on 17 May addressing “the sound of translation.” The ACFNY now invites qualified translators into English to submit proposals by 10 October 2016. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2cywYCc OR translation@acfny.org

October 11, 2016
CALL FOR WORK: SECOND ANNUAL HORRORFEST FILM FESTIVAL CCTV will host a juried screening of film/video work at the Bartos Theater on October 26th that addresses the theme of horror. We are looking for all types of short films and video projects in any category of horror. Running time must be under 20 minutes. Submission is FREE! Please visit website for more information. Details: 617-401-4009 OR http://bitly.com/2aTd7fS OR allison@cctvcambridge.org

October 15, 2016
TEACHERS AGAINST PREJUDICE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ART CONTEST Open to students in grades 1-4 in any country. Submit artwork on the theme of “Friends from Far Away” 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/2b5A13R

October 16, 2016
SQUEEZE IT CONTEST 2016 Squeeze your mind too and prepare an original small format / low budget theatrical action merging theatre, visual arts and new media. Your project must fit in an ideal 4mx4mx4m box and last no longer than 16 minutes! No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/1TjYmSf

October 17, 2016
SMALL WORKS 2016 Artists are invited to submit to the 3rd national juried exhibition of small artwork (under 12 inches in any direction) at Main Street Arts. This annual show is open to all media excluding video/sound & installation art. Juror: Bleu Cease, Executive Director/Curator of Rochester Contemporary Art Center. $2,000 in cash awards! Entry Fee. Details: 315-462-0210 OR http://www.mainstreetartsgallery.com/submissions OR mstreetarts@gmail.com

October 17, 2016
15TH ANNUAL INDIAN WELLS ARTS FESTIVAL Join more than 10,000 art enthusiasts, collectors and serious buyers in attendance for an International Palette of fine art, March 31 – April 1 & 2, 2017, at one of the most pristine venues in the beautiful Palm Springs Desert Resorts area, the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. 100% of Sunshine Artist auditors recommend coming back to the Indian Wells Arts Festival, rated 9.6 for show prestige. Jury fee Details: 760-346-0042 OR info@indianwellsartsfestival.com

October 17, 2016
THE CUP, THE MUG: A JURIED EXHIBITION OF DRINKING VESSELS Main Street Arts announces a national juried exhibition open to U.S. artists 18 years and older working in ceramics, glass, wood, or metal. Submissions must be cups, mugs, or other drinking vessels. All work must be for sale. Juror: Peter Pincus, ceramic artist/instructor. $1,000 in cash awards! Entry Fee. Details: 315-462-0210 OR http://www.mainstreetartsgallery.com/submissions OR mstreetarts@gmail.com

October 19, 2016
FUTURE OF ENERGY EXHIBITION The Future of Energy Art Exhibition is a pop-up exhibition that will bring together artists, engineers, urban planners, architects, environmental scientists, and others to provide a space for the exchange of innovative ideas related to clean energy. 350 Pensacola seeks your participation in this all-media juried exhibition to be held on Saturday, November 5, 2016. No Entry Fee. Details: 850-426-4226 OR http://world.350.org/pensacola/future-of-energy-art-show OR 350pensacola@gmail.com

October 24, 2016
CALL FOR RESIDENCY APPLICATIONS: ARTS LETTERS & NUMBERS Artists. Thinkers. Makers. Scientists. Architects. Dreamers. An interdisciplinary artist residency in rural upstate New York, Arts Letters & Numbers is a place of creative urgency and intensity of purpose. It is what happens when worlds collide. Entry Fee. Details: 518-712-5462 OR http://www.artslettersandnumbers.com/ OR Info@artslettersandnumbers.com

October 28, 2016
CQ46 A TOUGH SHOW TO GET INTO HIGH RISK, HIGH REWARD Only the best work gets past our Creative Quarterly judges. In photography. Illustration. Fine Art. Graphic design.We’re quickly becoming a tour de force in art and design competitions. Professional, amateur or undergraduate or graduate student. Published or unpublished work is accepted. Low entry fees for professionals, recent grads and current students. Winners published in print and online. Entry Fee. Details: 718-435-4047 OR http://cqjournal.com/callforentries OR info@cqjournal.com

October 31, 2016
AMATEUR PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 2016 Amateur Photographer of the Year 2016 – Your chance to enter the UK’s most prestigious competition for amateur photographers No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2alQyAo

November 01, 2016
NEW YORK ENCOUNTER 2017 POETRY CONTEST The Encounter is an annual three-day public cultural event in the heart of New York City. The Encounter’s poetry contest invites all poets writing in English to submit up to three poems (maximum 30 lines each), related in some way to the theme, Reality Has Never Betrayed Me. The winners will be invited to read their poems on the NYE stage during the Encounter January 13-15, 2017. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2bQQBVP

November 03, 2016
MEMBERS ONLY COMPETITION Enter the Portrait Society of America’s 12th annual Members Only Competition. The competition is made up of five categories and members are welcome to enter each category. The categories this year are: Commissioned Portrait, Non-Commissioned Portrait, Still Life, Outside the Box and Landscape. Entry fee is $35 per category. Details and membership info can be found online at portraitsociety.org. Details: 877-772-4321 OR http://tinyurl.com/ns2p7hk OR info@portraitsociety.org

November 10, 2016
STARTUP ART FAIR LA 2017 CALL FOR INDEPENDENT ARTISTS stARTup Art Fair Los Angeles is a contemporary hotel art fair for independent artists. January 27-29, 2017 at the fabled Highland Gardens Hotel in Hollywood. Those selected from the open application process will each take over a hotel room for the course of three days to present a solo show of their work. There are application and exhibitor fees. Details: 415-297-2319 OR https://startupartfair.submittable.com/submit/3a9a83d0-0167-4135-b0ab-3fdaed554025 OR ray@startupartfair.com

November 30, 2016
LIMNER GALLERY : EMERGING ARTISTS 2017 The 25th annual competition for gallery exhibition and $1000 cash award. This exhibition is devoted to the discovery, introduction and promotion of emerging artists. The exhibition will be held in March 1 – 25, 2017 at the Limner Gallery and is open to all artists working in any media. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2bCuAwK OR slowart@aol.com

December 03, 2016
$10,000 CASH PRIZES : DAVE BOWN PROJECTS 13th Semiannual Competition. Jurors: Helga Christoffersen, Assistant Curator, New Museum, New York; Kelly Kivland, Associate Curator, Dia Art Foundation. In addition to the cash prizes listed above; we 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 as submissions are received. Entry Fee. Details: 917-365-5265 OR http://davebownprojects.com/submissions.html OR info@davebownprojects.com

January 10, 2017
HEARTLAND ARTIST EXHIBITION NATIONAL JURIED CALL FOR ARTISTS Call for Artists for the 21st Annual Heartland Artist Exhibition at the Tim Murphy Art Gallery, Merriam Kansas. $1500 Best of Show award, $100 second place, $500 third place. Show runs March 4 – April 1. Entry Fee $45 for up to three submitted works. New in 2017 we will be accepting Photography for the first time ever! Details: 913-322-5550 OR http://merriam.org/park OR daves@merriam.org

January 10, 2017
CALL TO ARTISTS – CASH AWARDS – JURIED EXHIBIT Embracing Our Differences is accepting submissions for its juried art exhibit celebrating diversity held April - May 2017 in Sarasota, FL USA. National and international submissions accepted. $3,000 in awards. No submission fee. Details: 941-928-0567 OR http://embracingourdifferences.org/submit-art OR MJS@EmbracingOurDifferences.org

March 1, 2017
CALL TO ARTISTS FOR ST. JOHNS RIVER FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS We invite you to apply to the sixth annual fine art and fine craft juried art show held May 6th and May 7th, 2017.Over $15,000 in award money. Attendance is estimated at 35,000 +. Strong advertising campaign with TV, radio, billboards, newspaper, direct mail, magazines, calendars, social media etc. Entry fee. Easy load in and load out. Artist retreat. Breakfast, lunch provided Saturday and Sunday. Details: 407-416-1779 OR http://www.stjohnsriverartfest.com OR stjohnsriverartfest@gmail.com


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