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August 01, 2016
WATERMEDIA SHOWCASE : ARTISTS MAGAZINE Showcase your talent by entering this exciting competition, brought to you by Watercolor Artist magazine. Award Winners and Honorable Mentions will be published in the April 2017 issue of Watercolor Artist. New for 2016! We doubled the cash prizes. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/1TxaPmj


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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 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 27, 2016
CALL FOR ART “NATURE” ONLINE ART COMPETITION Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces their 6th Annual “Nature” Online Juried Art Competition for the month of July 2016. 2D and 3D artists from around the world are called upon to make online submissions for possible inclusion into the Gallery’s August 2016 online group art exhibition. Entry fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2acTWR2 OR info@lightspacetime.com

July 28, 2016
ALL MEDIUMS SOUGHT: EXHIBIT IN SANTA MONICA Open call for submissions. Multiple opportunities for unique exhibits combining multiple styles into a group installation. Details: https://bggallery.submittable.com/submit

July 29, 2016
THE FOST PRIZE The FoST Prize is awarded to the most exceptional interactive story of the year, which may include but is not limited to virtual and augmented reality, web-based films, data-driven projects, mobile apps, narrative games, multimedia installations, and other multiplatform projects. This year a panel of judges will choose up to 20 of the best submitted projects. Entry fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2acUEO5

July 29, 2016
MANIFEST : PHOTO REAL An International Call for Works of Photorealism. The Photo-Realism or Hyper-Realism movement responds to photography through painting, drawing, sculpture, and other media incorporating photographic qualities such as flatness, the illusion of depth, reflections, depth of field, and extremely realistic detail. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/29cV1Ia OR info@manifestgallery.org

July 29, 2016
MANIFEST : REAL PHOTO This exhibit seeks works that are made through the photographic process exclusively, but which appear to not be photographic in nature, at least at first glance. While we are eager to discover just what artists are making that could qualify, we imagine submissions could include, manipulated film, photograms, abstracted digital photographic imagery, photo-transfers, and the like. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/29cURkc OR info@manifestgallery.org

July 30, 2016
RACHEL WETZSTEON CHAPBOOK AWARD Submit a manuscript of fiction, nonfiction, creative nonfiction, or prose poetry of about 7,000-12,000 words. The manuscript may be a collection of mixed pieces – short stories, flash fictions, prose poems, essays, or a stand-along excerpt from a longer work – but should be unified by a common theme. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/22FjuaC

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
NATURE PHOTO CONTEST Win a $12,000 African Safari with WildlifePhoto.com and The Bushcamp Company in a new nature photo contest! The theme is “Nature” and you can enter this photo contest for free via Instagram. Follow @bushcampcompany and @willbl, upload your entry to your Instagram account and include this in the caption: “My entry to @bushcampcompany and @willbl’s #WinASafari #PhotoContest”. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2acRytx

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

July 31, 2016
I MUST BE OFF! TRAVEL WRITING COMPETITION We want to read about the experiences you can’t wait to share with other travelers. This contest is open to anyone worldwide. Top essays will be published. First-place prize $200; second-place prize $50. There is also a readers’ choice award ($50) based on unique hits and comments tallied on September 30. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/1SK5SWk

August 01, 2016
BUST GALLERY OPEN CALL FOR ART BUST GALLERY is about human scale art in the age of selfies and surveillance. From September to December 2016, BUST GALLERY will host the work of four artists – one per month. Two dimensional works in all media that will fit inside a 3″ x 4″ plastic Badge Holder will be considered. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2a7r6zQ

August 01, 2016
PUBLIC ART ENDOWMENT : VAN DYKE CALL TO ARTISTS The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro Public Art Endowment’s Call to Artists for a commissioned site specific glass work at the new Van Dyke Performing Arts Building at the Greensboro Cultural Center. No Application Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/29cRPw0 OR cacstewart1@aol.com

August 01, 2016
WATERMEDIA SHOWCASE : ARTISTS MAGAZINE Showcase your talent by entering this exciting competition, brought to you by Watercolor Artist magazine. Award Winners and Honorable Mentions will be published in the April 2017 issue of Watercolor Artist. New for 2016! We doubled the cash prizes. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/1TxaPmj

August 01, 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 11, 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

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 19, 2016
POINT OF DEPARTURE: AN EXHIBITION WITHOUT BORDERS The urge to escape is a powerful thing. When followed, it can lead to alternative realities, other worlds, even whole new galaxies. The Arts Center invites you to conjure a place of escape—whether it is a psychological space in your imagination or a physical place you might venture off to—in an original work of art. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2a9YGn7

August 22, 2016
LACDA 2016 INTERNATIONAL JURIED COMPETITION Jurors: Nancy Meyer, Curator — LACMA, Walker Art Center Rex Bruce, Curator — L.A. Center for Digital Art, Artists Television Access Call to artists for all styles of artwork and photography utilizing digital processes. Winner receives 10 prints up to 44×60 inches on museum quality paper shown in a solo exhibit in main gallery Sep 8-Oct 1, 2016. Ten second place winners also exhibited. Details: http://lacda.com/juried/juriedshow.html

August 23, 2016
ARTIST TRADING CARD EXCHANGE BY MAIL SEEKS ENTRIES Seeking artists to participate in an artist trading card exchange by mail. Artist trading cards are small works of art that can be traded with other artists as a way to get creative, connect with other artists, and collect great art! Make 9 handmade cards and get 9 back from other artists. Exchanges happen 2-3 times a year. No entry fee. Website has complete entry details. Details: http://jenniferhinesart.wordpress.com/artist-trading-cards

August 31, 2016
CALL TO ARTISTS : BEAVERTON CHALK DRAW 2016! The City of Beaverton is excited to kick off its annual Beaverton Arts Mix! (BAM!) Art Show and Sale, with a new CHALK DRAW event! Artists are invited to submit their work to the 2016 Beaverton Chalk Draw to be held Oct. 8, 2016, at the Beaverton City Library (12375 SW 5th Street). No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/29cTkKA OR kbuechner@BeavertonOregon.gov

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 02, 2016
GLOBAL MATRIX IV International Print Exhibition, January 9 – February 18, traveling through 2018. Open to artists worldwide 18+. Entries must be original fine art prints in any printmaking media, including artist books. No photography or offset reproductions. Limit 44 inches in paper dimension. No entry fee. Contact Craig Martin, director, Purdue Galleries. Details: https://www.cla.purdue.edu/vpa/galleries/exhibitions/16-17/GlobalMatrixIV.html OR cdmartin@purdue.edu

September 06, 2016
STRUCTURE UNBOUND: INTERDISCIPLINARY BOOK ART Structure Unbound is a juried exhibition exploring the intersection of new media and traditional book arts. Works may include but not limited to: visual narratives, installations, sculptural book works, assemblage, and interactive media. US artists 18+. Juror Colette Fu is an award-winning pop-up book artist and photographer. Apply through SlideRoom. Entry fee. Details: 937-775-2978 OR http://bitly.com/2aerxbO OR tess.cortes@wright.edu

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

September 15, 2016
CALL FOR GRANTS The Franz and Virgina Bader Fund invites grant applications from visual artists who are aged 40 years and over and who live within 150 miles of Washington, DC. Artists working in performance, video, and film are not eligible for Bader Fund grants. To download an application form, visit the Bader Fund website. In 2015, the Bader Fund awarded nine grants totaling $135,000. Details: 202-288-4608 OR http://www.baderfund.org OR grants@baderfund.org


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