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September 2, 2014
CALL FOR ENTRIES: THE ARTIST’S MAGAZINE OVER 60 COMPETITION We’re looking for artists age 60+ working in two dimensions in all traditional art media. Submit your work and you could see it featured in The Artist’s Magazine! 10 winners will be prominently featured in the magazine and will receive $250 each in cash prizes. Entry fee. Details: 715-445-4612 OR OR

December 6, 2014
$10,000 IN CASH PRIZES : DAVE BOWN PROJECTS Jurors: Steven Matijcio, Curator, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati; Dominic Molon, Curator of Contemporary Art, RISD Museum; Marina Pacini, Chief Curator and Curator of American, Modern, and Contemporary Art, Memphis Brooks 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 OR

September 30, 2014
$15,000 GRAND PRIZE PLUS COVER OF NATIONAL ART MAGAZINE Win up to $21,000 in cash prizes and the COVER of PleinAir magazine. Plein Air Salon is judged by Museum and Gallery Professionals. Entry fee. Details:

July 31, 2014
CQ37 INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES BIGTIME EXPOSURE We’re looking for the best of the best in art, advertising, design, illustration, photography and fine art. Open to professionals and students worldwide. Affordable entry fees. Winners featured in our Winter issue and in our online gallery. Entry fee. Details: 212-591-2566 OR OR

July 31, 2014
28th NATIONAL JURIED CONTEMPORARY ART EXHIBITION Barrett Art Galleries, Poughkeepsie, NY, heart of Hudson Valley and Tri-State region. Exhibition Sept. 27 – Nov. 8, 2014; monetary awards, reception on 9/27. Juror: Lynne Warren, Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago. Visual media eligible: drawing, painting, printmaking, photography, sculpture, installation art, glass, ceramics, fiber and mixed media. Entry fee. Details: 845-471-2550 OR OR

July 31, 2014
SHELTERED: ART BENEFIT FOR ANIMALS AT RISK The five-week show is open to residents of the US, 18 years and older. The theme is “shelter.” Artists are encouraged to interpret broadly. All art mediums considered. Works can be abstract, symbolic, realistic, representational, pastoral, urbanesque, minimalist. We want to see your vision! Details: OR

July 31, 2014
CALL TO ARTISTS: “SEASCAPE/WATER” THEME COMPETITION Contemporary Art Gallery Online is proud to announce its Second Annual, International, Seascape and Water Theme Art Competition and Exhibition. All 2D and 3D amateur and professional artists are invited to create their best Art and Enter. Visit us online to view pasts exhibits and to review eligibility requirements and prizes. Entry fee. Details: 305-509-1788 OR http:// OR

August 1, 2014
INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ARTISTS Master of Art International 2014 (“the competition”)with themed of Masterpieces – exclusively the very best pieces of original art work paintings and drawings annual juror international art selling exhibition.The competition is open to all artists worldwide with a total of £ 45,000 GBP worth of prize awards. Can enter unlimited number of entries, no size requirements. Entry fee. Details: 798-535-0647 OR OR

August 1, 2014
4th ANNUAL MIDDLESEX FELLS CALL FOR ART Seeking artists of various media for its 4th annual Fells Art Month for the month of September, 2014, at the Beebe Estates gallery, 235 West Foster, Melrose, Massachussetts. Opening reception is September 5 from 7-9 pm. Gallery hours are Saturdays from 11-3. This year’s theme is Nature, our most precious resource. We are seeking art that depicts nature under threat, nature being preserved and nature being celebrated. The size limit for hanging art is 20 x 20. Please submit at most 3 samples. No entry fee. Details/submission Mike Oliver 781-662-2340

August 4, 2014
CALL FOR DREAMS, FANTASIES, AND ILLUSIONS Seeking photographs of any kind that create dreamworlds, spin fantastic tales, or suggest imaginary illusions. Juried by the amazing photographic team of Nicholas Kahn and Richard Selesnick. PhotoPlace Gallery. Application fee. Details:

August 4, 2014
CALIFORNIA ARTS ORGANIZATION GRANTS Cal Humanities has just opened applications for the next round of Community Stories! The purpose of this ongoing, competitive grants program is to capture and share compelling stories from and about California’s diverse communities. Entry fee. Details:

August 10, 2014
4th HOLGA INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION Show us your best Holga image. “Out of the box” is about artistic creativity to produce an image starting with a Holga camera. Not that you have to photograph your Holga – out of the box – with out modifications”. It is open to amateur and professional photographers around the globe that use a Holga camera or an element of it. Juror: David Burnett. Cash prizes and exhibition opportunities. Entry fee. Details/contact: TCC PHOTO | GALLERY 207 N Center St Longview TX 75601 903-236-4686

August 15, 2014
BOSTON AREA ARTIST IN RESIDENCE PROGRAM We are currently accepting submissions from artists of all media in the first five years of their career who are not enrolled full-time in an academic program. The artist-in-residence will be awarded a 132 square foot studio with a shared lobby space, and will have the opportunity to live rent-free in a single bedroom cottage within walking distance of The Umbrella. Application fee. Details:

August 15, 2014
CALL FOR BOSTON AREA ARTISTS In conjunction with the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), the Somerville, Medford and Cambridge Arts Councils will commission multiple artists to design an integrated art program for the Green Line Extension stations. Details:

August 15, 2014
STEAMPUNK MARSHMALLOW FLUFF FESTIVAL POSTER COMPETITION What the Fluff? is a unique Somerville festival dedicated to food, invention and art that celebrates Archibald Query, Somerville resident and inventor of Marshmallow Fluff. Each year the residents of Somerville collaborate on a huge festival that features activities, music, food and fun for Fluff fans of all ages. This is a great opportunity for a local graphic designer to add to their portfolio by designing a poster, t-shirt and related materials for a wildly popular, highly attended event. There is a small stipend available for this project. No entry fee. Please send letters of interest, portfolio links and any questions to:

August 15, 2014
ARTIST RESIDENCY 3 MONTHS LIVE/WORK LOWER EAST SIDE, NYC The Con Artist Collective creative community, gallery, and creative coworking space will host the Epic Epoch residency. 1 selected artist will receive 3 months living, 24 hour work space, a vibrant artist community, and a 2 weeks solo gallery show. Six artists will also be chosen to participate in a group show, and 300 artists will be granted either discounted or free membership to the Collective. Application fee. Details: 646-504-2323 OR OR

August 15, 2014
YOUNGARTS CALL FOR VISUAL ARTIST IN RESIDENCEY APPLICATIONS Emerging and mid-career artists across the country are encouraged to apply for the YoungArts Residency in Visual Arts. The program will provide at least three visual artists a year with time, space and resources; help them forge key relationships; and give them the chance to work in Miami and engage with its community. Entry fee. Details: 800-970-2787 OR

August 18, 2014
RICHESON75 FIGURE/PORTRAIT 2014: $10K BEST IN SHOW 2-D original art only (sorry no digital or photography). 75 finalists invited to show in Richeson Gallery Exhibit Oct 20-Dec 6, 2014. Artwork must be present in the gallery to be eligible for awards. Awards Juror Mr William Suys, OPA. Entry fee. Details: OR

August 20, 2014
PAINTERS NEEDED FOR DISSERTATION STUDY I am asking for participation from any self-identified artists who produce paintings. The type of paint used makes no difference. Participation should take around 5 minutes. If you want to participate, please go to the web address provided. There, you can read and agree to the Informed Consent form and get started. No fees. Details:

August 22, 2014
SALON D’ ORLEANS 1ST INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHIC CONTEST The Salon’s photographic competition is an open to all: Student, Amateur and Professional Photographer, Winners will have one month Exhibition online and at the Gradoux Gallery in New Orleans. There will be five categories in this first contest with four winners in each category (first, second, third and a honorable mention). Again, all to be shown online and at the gallery exhibition. Entry fee. Details:

August 24, 2014
MATERIALIZE: SCULPTURE USING DIGITAL FABRICATION Visual artists and designers using 3D printing invited to submit works for juried exhibition. Artworks must have a component created using 3D printing process, can include haptic and 3D photoscan technologies. Juror Tom Lauerman. Open to U.S. artists 18 and over. Entry fee. Details: 937-775-2978 OR OR

August 24, 2014
SCIENCE INSPIRES ART: THE BRAIN Announcing International Open Call for the 16th annual art-science juried exhibition organized by Art & Science Collaborations, to be held at the New York Hall of Science from October 11, 2014 – March 29, 2015. Co-Jurors are neuroscientist and author, Anjan Chatterjee; and Stephen Nowlin, Director of the Williamson Gallery at Art Center College of Design Pasadena, California. Entry fee. Details:

August 25, 2014
INTERNATIONAL DIGITAL ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION 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. The selected winner receives 10 prints up to 44×60 inches on museum quality paper (approximately a $2,500-$3,000 value) to be shown in a solo exhibition at our new expanded location Sep 11 – Oct 4, 2014. Ten second place winners will also be exhibited. Entry fee. Details:

August 30, 2014
PRIVATE CHOICES PUBLIC SPACES Private Choices, Public Spaces takes on the public-private threshold of the last remaining abortion clinic in Mississippi and the highly nuanced interface to illuminate the spatial implications of access to reproductive health care and the role design can play in expanding the conversation. Postcards must be posted by August 30 and will be exhibited at The New School this September. No entry fee. Details:

August 31, 2014
2nd ANNUAL LANDSCAPE EXHIBITION AND COMPETITION Trim your trees and your bushes, and edge your sidewalks; because we are showcasing Landscapes this month! Everyone is invited to create their best Art and Enter the Landscape Theme Competition and Exhibition. All work must be original to the artist and the artist must be willing to sell their work (print or original piece). Entry fee. Details: 305-509-1788 OR OR

August 31, 2014
A SHOW OF HEADS A thematic exhibition based on the portrayal and interpretation of the human head to be held at the Limner Gallery, October 23 – November 22, 2014. Open for entry to all artists working in any media. $2,200 in Direct Art Magazine publication awards. Entry fee. Prospectus/details/questions: SlowArt Productions 123 Warren Street Hudson NY 12534

September 1, 2014
LOGO DESIGN COMPETITION FOR ART & PUMPKIN FESTIVAL $2,500 in Cash Prizes: 45th Annual Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival Entry Format: Print Ready Vector based artwork: EPS, AI, PDF. Wonderful opportunity to design a logo. Winning artwork will be used for the Official Festival Poster, T-Shirts, Glassware, Signage and print and web based marketing materials and recognize by numerous press outlets. Entry fee. Details: OR

September 8, 2014
CALL FOR “GMO FOODS” THEMED ART Calling all art activists, writers, anyone embroiled with trying to make sense of genetically modified organisms, to contribute to The Light Millennium’s special web issue: Freedom of Information in the Genetically Modified Age. All media to be displayed on website, submissions accepted throughout the summer, with a possible event in New York in the fall. No entry fee. Details: OR

September 15, 2014
CALL FOR WORKS ON PAPER South Shore Art Center in Cohasset, MA, invites entries of original work that offer distinctive, imaginative imagery using paper. Show dates October 24 – December 21, 2014. Opening Reception October 24 6-8pm Juried by Al Miner, Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. $1200 in prizes – all work must be for sale. Entry fee. Details: 781-383-2787 OR

October 1, 2014
RESIDENCY IN WYOMING’S BIGHORN MOUNTAINS THE UCROSS FOUNDATION RESIDENCY PROGRAM is currently accepting applications for residencies of 2-6 weeks. Located on a 20,000 acre working cattle ranch in the foothills of Wyoming’s Bighorn Mountains. Individuals from all stages of their professional careers are invited to apply. Applications accepted by mail or electronic submission. No charge for residency. Application fee and refundable residency deposit. Details: 307-737-2291 OR OR

October 5, 2014
CALL FOR ENTRIES fotofoto gallery of Huntington, NY “10th National Photography Competition”. Open to U.S. residents 18 years or older. Any photographic medium including digital and alternative processes will be accepted. $1,000 in cash prizes. Entry fee. Details: 631-549-0448 OR

October 14, 2014
INTERNATIONAL ONLINE ART COMPETITION: ART TOPPLING TOBACCO Topple tobacco through your expression in art. $5000 in prize money to be shared in adult section and $850 in Kids Section. 2014 last of the series of Art Toppling Tobacco then onwards to The Grand Final on World No Tobacco Day 2015 when prize money is $20,000. No entry fee. Details:

October 15, 2014
TEACHERS AGAINST PREJUDICE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ART CONTEST Open to students in grades 1-4 in any country. Submit artwork on the theme of “Living Together in Peace” in jpeg format by e-mail or on disk. First and second prizes ($100-$150) awarded in two categories. No entry fee. Details:

October 17, 2014
CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: NATIONAL YOUNGARTS FOUNDATION Opportunity for cash awards up to $10,000. Performance and exhibition opportunities. Chance for a week of master classes with world-renowned professionals in your discipline. Exclusive chance at nomination for U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts. Lifetime of support and networking with over 20,000 alumni. Open to visual, literary, design and performing artists 15-18 years old or grades 10-12. Entry fee. Details: 800-970-2787 OR

October 20, 2014
2014 MYSTERY BUILD COMPETITION $21,000 in cash awards! Create a work of art using ONLY the materials in a Mystery Build kit! What’s inside? We can’t tell you, but you can expect to find some common art materials and plenty of surprises. All 2014 kits are identical. It’s a project that combines the creation of art, challenge of a puzzle, and the fun of a game. Jump-start your creativity! Materials kit includes Entry fee. Details:

October 31, 2014
ARTISTS’ CALL FOR GALLERY EXHIBITIONS The Monterey Peninsula College Art Gallery hosts six exhibits each year, showing contemporary art in all media. Exhibits are 5 weeks long. Exhibits are in pairs, groups and solo. Reviewing exhibition proposals for six exhibits in the 2015 – 2016 academic year. Open to U.S. residency. All media. Limit 10 images. Entry fee. Details: 831-646-3060 OR OR

December 21, 2014
ARTIST MARKET IN SOMERVILLE MASSACHUSETTS Space is available in upcoming Saturday Local Artist Market (SLAM) dates through Dec 2014. SLAM is in its 5th year providing a venue for local artists to exhibit & sell their work & an opportunity for shoppers to find a wide variety of art & handmade goods in one location. All media is considered. Entry fee. Details: OR

January 5, 2015
12th ANNUAL OUTDOOR JURIED EXHIBIT CASH AWARDS Embracing Our Differences is accepting submissions for its annual outdoor art exhibit celebrating diversity and inclusion displayed April & May 2015 in Southwest FL USA. 39 artists will be selected and national and international submissions are encouraged. $3,000 (US) in awards. No entry fee. Details: 941-404-5710 OR OR

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