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December 01, 2017
SPLASH 20 CREATIVE COMPOSITIONS Showcase your talent by entering this exciting competition, brought to you by the North Light team. We have dedicated the 20th edition of Splash Creative Compositions! Composition is the arrangement of the visual elements in your painting. This is quite distinct from the subject of your painting. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2bGHlWY


October 31, 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


October 15, 2017
ENDANGERED FINE ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST 2017 Deadline Extended : 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 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 15, 2017
CALL FOR EXHIBITION PROPOSALS Deadline Extended : 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 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 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
THE 27TH MISSOURI REVIEW JEFFREY E. SMITH EDITORS’ PRIZE Extended Deadline - 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 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 31, 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

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
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

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 01, 2017
DOGWOOD ARTS FESTIVAL The 57th Annual celebration of the Dogwood Arts Festival will be held April 27-29, 2018 in Knoxville, Tennessee. The Dogwood Arts Festival is a popular outdoor event featuring a fine art market. Attendance is estimated to be around 100,000 for this free event. The Festival receives significant advertising and editorial coverage throughout East Tennessee and the region. Entry Fee. Details: https://dogwoodarts.submittable.com/submit/89645/dogwood-arts-festival-2018-artist-application OR kcreason@dogwoodarts.com

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 05, 2017
CALL FOR ARTISTS FOR ONLINE ALL COLOR ART COMPETITION Contemporary Art Gallery Online announces their 4th Annual International 2017 “ALL Colors” Art Competition. Competition opens October 8, 2017 and closes November 4, 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-colors OR cago.offices@gmail.com

November 11, 2017
EXPO 38 b.j. spoke gallery in Huntington, NY will host a competition juried by Cara Manas, Assistant Curator, Painting and Sculpture, Museum of Modern Art, NY. Selected artists participate in a show at the gallery March 2017. We attempt to show several of each winner’s works. Application Fee. Details: 631 549-5106 OR http://www.bjspokegallery.org/juried-competitions/expo-37 OR liz.ehrlichman@bjspokegallery.com

November 12, 2017
OPEN CALL FOR VISUAL ART: FLAT RATE BOX Modified Arts, Phoenix, AZ is planning an open call exhibition opening Dec. 15, 2017. Artists working in all mediums are asked to submit work that fits into a USPS Flat Rate Box, regardless of size upon opening. Artists are encouraged to explore the possibilities of art works that transcend shipping size restrictions. No entry fees, but artists must pay for all shipping. Register by Nov. 12, 2017. No Entry Fee. Details: http://modifiedarts.org/flat-rate-box

November 12, 2017
NYC4PA CALL FOR ENTRY Patterns and Shadows - see the full call at our website listed below- click on Patterns and Shadows. Entry Fee. Details: 917-359-2642 OR http://www.nyc4pa.com OR NYC4PA@GMAIL.COM

November 13, 2017
THE STATE OF AMERICA, JIM RICHARDSON, JUROR. What images reflect your feelings about America today? Are you worried about our political state? Our changing climate? The reality of the American dream for your family and others? Regardless of your opinions or nationality, we welcome images that evoke the broad range of emotions and events of this astounding period in United States history. Entry Fee. Details: 802-388-4500 OR https://photoplacegallery.com/the-state-of-america OR photos@photoplacegallery.com

November 18, 2017
$1,000 PRIZES : MONTHLY MASTERS : INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION Juror: Ray Wetzel, Director and Curator, Gadsden Museum of Art. Early entries are encouraged. Previewing will occur on a daily and weekly basis as submissions are received. No Entry Fee. Details: 424-781-7947 OR http://monthlymasters.org OR info@monthlymasters.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 01, 2017
SPLASH 20 CREATIVE COMPOSITIONS Showcase your talent by entering this exciting competition, brought to you by the North Light team. We have dedicated the 20th edition of Splash Creative Compositions! Composition is the arrangement of the visual elements in your painting. This is quite distinct from the subject of your painting. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2bGHlWY

December 08, 2017
ARTISTS IN ACTION Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center seeks artists working in any media to submit proposals to set up a working studio space in the Main Gallery for 1-2 week periods. These studios will be set up much like a “booth,” utilizing the artist’s own supplies and equipment. Application Fee. Details: 410-326-4640 OR http://bitly.com/2xDQUhd OR art@annmariegarden.org

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

December 11, 2017
CALL FOR ENTRIES BIG FUN ART! BIG FUN ART! seeks to capture a jovial and exuberant spirit. There may be a profound subtext, but on the surface the jury is looking for works that possess a boldness in color, an exaggeration in scale, abundance in repetition, dynamic in pattern, or playful in subject. All media welcome; small to large-scale works sought; indoor and outdoor works to be included; cash awards. Application Fee. Details: 410-326-4640 OR https://annmariegarden.wufoo.com/forms/artist-application-big-fun-art OR art@annmariegarden.org

January 09, 2018
CALL TO ARTISTS – CASH AWARDS – JURIED EXHIBIT Embracing Our Differences seeks submissions for its 15th annual outdoor juried exhibit celebrating diversity to be displayed April - May 2018 in Sarasota, FL USA. 15 artists will be selected and national and international submissions are encouraged. Since 2004, the exhibit has been viewed by more than 2,400,000 visitors. Final selections will be made by a 3-judge panel. $3,000 in awards. No Entry Fee. Details: 941-928-0567 OR http://embracingourdifferences.org/submit-art OR MJS@EmbracingOurDifferences.org

January 12, 2018
ART IN PUBLIC PLACES KNOXVILLE Art in Public Places (AIPP), now in its 11th year, is a featured presentation of Dogwood Arts. In partnership with the City of Knoxville, Art in Public Places is a juried exhibition of large-scale sculptures created by exceptional local, regional and national artists. The 2018-2019 Exhibition will feature up to twenty (20) sculptures. The selected works will be exhibited from March 2018-2019. Entry Fee. Details: https://dogwoodarts.submittable.com/submit/48778/art-in-public-places-2018-artist-application OR kcreason@dogwoodarts.com

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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