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December 30, 2016
SPLASH Showcase your talent by entering this exciting competition, brought to you by the North Light team. We have dedicated the 19th edition of Splash Illusion of Light! For the Splash 19 contest, we are looking for excellence and originality as well as a variety of styles and subjects. If your artwork is selected you will be asked to write a paragraph that speaks to the theme of The Illusion of Light. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2bGHlWY


January 10, 2017
CALL TO ARTISTS – CASH AWARDS – JURIED EXHIBIT Embracing Our Differences is accepting submissions for it s 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


January 31, 2017
NEOTERIC ABSTRACT V This call is for a thematic exhibition dedicated to abstract art. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery, April 6 – 30, 2017 and is open to all forms of abstraction, from the geometric to the lyrical, from the precise to the raw. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2gW769G OR slowart@aol.com


December 09, 2016
INFECTED BY ART 5TH ANNUAL SCI FI/FANTASY COMPETITION Looking for the very best in imaginative realism artworks, both traditional and non-traditional, including sculpture. We offer $3,000 IN cash prizes as well as publication in our upcoming Compilation art book – Infected by Art Volume 5. The best images voted on by our esteemed jury will be selected for the book. Entry Fee. Details: http://bit.ly/2dFfc3m OR bill@infectedbyart.com

December 10, 2016
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: WINTER ART SHOW Arts at the Armory invites artists of all ages and experience levels to participate in our “Winter Art Show”, to be exhibited in our Cafe during the month of January 2017. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2ghTYv4 OR exhibits@artsatthearmory.org

December 10, 2016
LIMNER GALLERY : EMERGING ARTISTS 2017 Deadline Extended : 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 12, 2016
CALL FOR ARTISTS : GRO’S 32ND JURIED SHOW : “BEGINNINGS” To be reviewed, proposals must address one of the 3 themes : WITH THE EARTH: Arts and the Environment. FAR FROM HOME: Exhibitions concerned with immigration, refugee experience, exile, diaspora from the personal experience of an artist. SOCIAL JUSTICE ISSUES: Artists have a unique point of view within contemporary society and various art technique and mediums can present social justice. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2cYG6mS

December 14, 2016
LAST DAYS TO APPLY 11TH ARTE LAGUNA PRIZE CATEGORIES: painting, photography, sculpture, video art, performance, virtual art, land art, digital graphics. PRIZES: 6 cash prizes of €7.000 for each section, a collective exhibition in the Arsenale of Venice, 5 exhibitions in international Art Galleries, 5 collaborations with Companies, 9 Art Residencies, 3 participations in International Festivals, 1 Prize of €3000 about Paper RRR as Art. Entry Fee. Details: http://www.artelagunaprize.com/about OR info@artelagunaprize.com

December 15, 2016
WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION Wildlife photography contest series for 2016 is now running. There is $25,000 worth of prizes up for grabs and a winners’ exhibition in New York City!This contest series is made up of three separate photo contests each with a different theme: Contest 1: Wildlife Portraits, Contest 2: Habitats & Landscapes, Contest 3: Animal Behaviour. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2eCMuhl

December 15, 2016
LEON LEVY BIOGRAPHY FELLOWSHIPS The Leon Levy Center for Biography offers four resident fellowships at the Graduate Center for the academic year beginning each September. Awards include writing space, full access to research facilities, and a stipend of $60,000. No Application Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2bAcRDr

December 16, 2016
CALL FOR ENTRIES : LINUS GALLERIES : PLAY Nobody knows play better than an artist. Art is our form of play, of exploration and a means to creativity. In this open art call we want to see play, or your interpretation of play. Is it intense? Is it light? Is it happy? Or is it torture? Please share your playfulness. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2ecgzEd

December 18, 2016
PRIMARY COLORS 2016 INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRY RED, YELLOW, and BLUE are the three basic colors an artist uses. Mixed together you have a world of color and yet each stands out on its own as an important visual element.One of these colors is a critical component of your image Each image is submitted into one of the categories. Black and white photographs with a single point of color, a monochrome. Use your imagination. Entry Fee. Details: 917-359-2642 OR http://www.nyc4pa.com/primary-colors OR NYC4PA@GMAIL.COM

December 19, 2016
CALL FOR ARTISTS : MULTNOMAH COUNTY CENTRAL COURTHOUSE The Regional Arts & Culture Council is pleased to invite professional artists living in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming and Utah to submit qualifications for a percent-for-art commission for the lobby of the new Multnomah County Central Courthouse in Portland, Oregon. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2ghTXHM

December 30, 2016
SPLASH Showcase your talent by entering this exciting competition, brought to you by the North Light team. We have dedicated the 19th edition of Splash Illusion of Light! For the Splash 19 contest, we are looking for excellence and originality as well as a variety of styles and subjects. If your artwork is selected you will be asked to write a paragraph that speaks to the theme of The Illusion of Light. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2bGHlWY

December 31, 2016
ONLINE ART COMPETITION, “ALL PHOTOGRAPHY AND DIGITAL ART December 2016 ALL Photography and Digital Art Juried Competition. Prizes include Memberships to Contemporary Art Gallery Online, Digital Award Certificate, Event Collateral, Radio Interview, Inclusion in the Year End Anthology Publication, Extensive Marketing and much more. Entry Fee. Details: 844-210-7722 OR http://bit.ly/2fNdcEl OR cago.offices@gmail.com

December 31, 2016
MAKE8ELIEVE 11: HOLE CALL FOR ART/DESIGN/INSTALLATION/SOUND/VIDEO/TEXT/ACTION… Your work may include or relate to any of these topics related to HOLE: void, wound, physic, metaphysic, atomic, wormhole, destruction, idiocracy, etc. MAKE8ELIEVE accepts image submissions, texts (fiction & non-fiction), videos, sounds, performative documentations… Anything you would like to submit will be considered. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2acOvBQ OR submissions@make8elieve.com

December 31, 2016
2016 ANIMAL BEHAVIOUR PHOTO CONTEST The WildlifePhoto.com Animal Behaviour photo contest is now open for entries. This photo contest is the final one of the three in the WildlifePhoto.com wildlife photography contest series. Enter for your chance to win $25,000 worth of prizes and to have your photo displayed at a winners’ exhibition in New York City! No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2esb6sY

December 31, 2016
CALL FOR ARTS WRITERS, POETS, PODCASTERS, AND FILMMAKERS Sixty welcomes writers and artists to contribute to our archives through traditional and experimental arts writing around ideas, topics, and practices that are relevant to Chicago’s cultural landscapes within the city and as that culture resonates and manifests in other parts of the country and world. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2alP6xz OR tempestt.hazel@sixtyinchesfromcenter.org

January 08, 2017
LANDSCAPES CALL FOR ART Las Laguna Gallery is seeking artworks that depict Landscapes, Seascapes, or Skyscapes. Exhibition runs February 2 to February 25, 2017 at our gallery in Laguna Beach, California. All mediums will be considered. ARTIST GALLERY SPLIT - 75% Artist - 25% Gallery Las Laguna Gallery 577 S. Coast Highway A-1 Laguna Beach, CA 92651 Entry Fee. Details: 949-667-1803 OR http://www.laslagunagallery.com/landscapes OR laslagunagallery@gmail.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

January 16, 2017
NATIONAL ART ENCOUNTER COMPETITION 2017 Open to all media, subject matter and genres of artwork created after Jan. 1, 2013 by artists residing in the USA. Max of 2 entries. 9 awards totaling $3,500. 3 art professionals will serve as jurors. Bricks and mortar exhibition on view in Naples, Florida Mar. 17 – Apr. 15, 2017. The Naples Art Association is located in the heart of the 5th Ave. S. dining & entertainment district. Entry Fee. Details: 239-262-6517 OR http://bit.ly/2fLQK2W

January 17, 2017
LENS 2017 INTERNATIONAL JURIED PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION Photographers are invited to submit up to five photographic images in JPEG form. All subject matter and processes are welcome. Images must have been created within the past five years. Jurors: Stephen Daiter and Lucas Zenk, Owner and Director of Stephen Daiter Gallery in Chicago. Juror Award $300 1st runner-up $200 2nd runner-up $150 Notifications: 1/27 Delivery of work: 2/20. Application Fee. Details: 224-200-1155 OR http://perspectivegallery.slideroom.com OR lensexhibition@gmail.com

January 18, 2017
36TH BRADLEY INTERNATIONAL PRINT AND DRAWING EXHIBITION The Bradley International is the second-longest running juried print and drawing competition in the country. Every two years it features the best contemporary graphic artwork from around the globe. This year’s exhibition will be held at four prominent Peoria Illinois Galleries. The 36th BI will be juried by Kathryn Polk. 1st Place – $3,000 2nd Place – $1,750 3rd Place- $750 Entry Fee. Details: 309-677-2989 OR http://art.bradley.edu/bug/35th-bradley-international-call-for-entries

January 20, 2017
LEAD ARTIST COMMUNITY ARTS INITIATIVE ARTIST PROJECT The Artist Project is a collaboration between the MFA and 10 after school community organizations in Boston. Each year a new experienced artist with a passion for community arts is selected to plan and lead a project with children between the ages of six and twelve. The artist guides children and helps them create a collaborative work. A stipend of $22,000 and a materials budget is provided. No Entry Fee. Details: http://www.mfa.org/cai OR http://bit.ly/1MFejVf

January 21, 2017
WHAT IS YOUR AMERICA? “This is not my America” is becoming a common refrain in this new post-election reality. Sulfur Studios wants to hear from artists, just what is your America and where is your place within it? Is your America a place for all? Do you live in a bubble of your own making? What are your hopes/fears for the future of your America? How is your America perceived locally, nationally and globally? Entry Fee. Details: 912-231-7105 OR https://sulfurstudios.org/what-is-your-america OR info@sulfurstudios.org

January 27, 2017
CALL FOR ENTRIES: STUDIO MONTCLAIR VIEWPOINTS 2017 ANNUAL Presented at and cosponsored by Aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art in the heart of Newark, NJ’s arts district from June 1 to June 30, 2017. All mediums accepted including videos and installations. Juror: Karen Wilkin, curator, critic, regular contributor to the Wall Street Journal and The New Criterion and Contributing Art Editor for the Hudson Review. CASH AWARDS. Online entry. Entry Fee. Details: 862-500-1447 OR http://www.studiomontclair.org/call-for-entries-viewpoints-2017 OR smi@studiomontclair.org

January 31, 2017
NEOTERIC ABSTRACT V This call is for a thematic exhibition dedicated to abstract art. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery, April 6 – 30, 2017 and is open to all forms of abstraction, from the geometric to the lyrical, from the precise to the raw. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2gW769G OR slowart@aol.com

February 01, 2017
PUBLICATION IN JOURNAL OF LITERATURE AND ART The Columbia College Literary Review, an annual journal of literature and art, has remaining spaces for 2D artwork in any media, including photography, to be included in our 2017 edition. No entry fee. We offer accepted artists a free copy of the journal, as well as a good opportunity for exposure. We use the Submittable online submission manager, linked through our website. No Entry Fee. Details: http://sites.cougars.ccis.edu/ccliteraryreview OR ccliteraryreview@ccis.edu

March 05, 2017
CALL FOR ARTISTS: WIDE OPEN 8 Announcing the 8th annual national juried art show at BWAC, Wide Open 8. Our juror is Cara Manes, Curatorial Asst., Dept. of Painting & Sculpture at the Museum of Modern Art. $3000 in cash prizes will be awarded;includes $1000 Best in Show. Exhibit runs May 13 – June 18, 2017. This juried show looks to explore this idea of “wide open” in all the hidden niches of our collective psyche. Entry Fee. Details: http://bwac.org/2016/11/wide-open-8 OR bwacinfo@aol.com


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