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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


November 30, 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


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. Entry Fee. Details: 424-781-7947 OR http://monthlymasters.org OR info@monthlymasters.org

November 26, 2017
YOSEMITE RENAISSANCE 33 CALL TO ARTISTS The Yosemite Renaissance Exhibition offers artists inspired by Yosemite and the Sierra Nevada a unique opportunity to promote their work. Subject matter must be related to the landscape, environment, wildlife and people of Yosemite National Park and the Sierra Nevada region. $5,000 in cash awards. Entry is through Online Juried Shows on the web. Application Fee. Details: 559-683-5551 OR https://www.yosemiterenaissance.org OR info@yosemiterenaissance.org

November 30, 2017
AMATEUR PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 2017 The contest is organised by the Amateur Photographer, a British photography magazine. It is divided into eight monthly rounds, each one focusing on a specific theme. The competition is open to all amateur photographers. There is no age limit for entering, and international entries will be accepted. The first entry to each round is free. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2qpPtDH

November 30, 2017
URBAN PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 2018 This year’s theme is ‘Cities of Connections: People, Places, and Perspectives’. The Contest invites the entrant to submit original photos to be the essence of “The Connected City,” at any time of day, be it poignant, inspiring, quirky or amusing. Each entrant may submit one photo that represents one hour of the day, up to a total of 24 photos (each for a different hour of the day). No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2dzluPk

November 30, 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

November 30, 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

November 30, 2017
THE SHARED DREAM CHAPBOOK CONTEST In times of anti-immigrant sentiment and racial intolerance, Backbone Press is pleased to announce The Shared Dream Chapbook Contest for immigrant poets. The winning manuscript with be published by Backbone Press, and the author will receive a prize of $250. Submit chapbook-length manuscripts, 18-30 pages. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2wTazNd

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

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 03, 2017
CALL FOR ARTISTS FOR ONLINE ART COMPETITION, OPEN/NO THEME Contemporary Art Gallery Online announces their 4th Annual 2017 Open/No Theme Art Competition.We encourage entries from all medium artists regardless of their experience or education. A group exhibition will be held. Awards will be given. Winners will be announced on 12/18/17. Entry Fee. Details: 844-210-7722 OR http://tinyurl.com/2017-no-theme OR cago.offices@gmail.com

December 04, 2017
LACDA “SNAP TO GRID” OPEN CALL, EVERY ENTRY SHOWN! The Los Angeles Center for Digital Art seeks artists for an un-juried international exhibit featuring digital art and photography December 14, 2017-January 6, 2018. All entries will be printed (8.5″x11″ on heavyweight paper) and shown in the gallery arranged in a grid. Entrants submit JPEG files of original work. Deadline: December 4, 2017. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/1nMYjWC

December 04, 2017
2018 EXPRESSIONS January, we ask artists to fill the Gallery with the spirit of expression. Invited are the works that stir the mind, shake the emotions and fill the spirit All media and ages are welcome to this open theme show to showcase the beauty of artistic expression. All local, national and international artists, professional and amateur are encouraged to submit their artwork for this art exhibition. Entry Fee. Details: 949-667-1803 OR http://www.laslagunagallery.com/expressions OR Laslagunagallery@gmail.com

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 08, 2017
CALL FOR ENTRIES | INFECTED BY ART VOLUME 6 | CASH AWARDS Our contest connects artists to a Global Audience through an on-line submission and viewing process. We’re looking for the very best in imaginative realism artworks, i.e. science fiction, fantasy, horror, etc. $3000 total cash prizes, as well as publication in our upcoming Compilation art book - Infected by Art Volume 6. The best images voted on by our esteemed jury will be selected for the book. Entry Fee. Details: http://www.infectedbyart.com OR bill@infectedbyart.com

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

December 16, 2017
$5,000 IN CASH PRIZES : DAVE BOWN PROJECTS Jurors: Alison Ferris, Senior Curator, Des Moines Art Center; Rachel Gustafson, Assistant Curator, Norton Museum of Art. 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 OR info@davebownprojects.com

December 31, 2017
FREE WEBINAR ON HOSTING SUCCESSFUL STUDIO VISITS A FREE online webinar that shares six clear steps to successfully prepare for, host and follow up on a professional studio visit. Learn from an experienced arts professional who has been on hundreds of visits how to invite, welcome and wow curators, collectors and gallerists with your poise, professionalism, preparedness - and most of all your work! Downloadable checklist included. No Entry Fee. Details: http://practical-advice-for-artists.teachable.com/p/studio-visits

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

January 15, 2018
LENS 2018 NATIONAL JURIED PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION Artists are invited to submit five (5) photographic images in JPEG form. Images must have been created within the past five years. All subject matter and photographic processes are welcome. JUROR: PAULA TOGNARELLI, Director, Curator of the Griffin Museum of Photography The fee for submitting five (5) images is $40. The fee is non-refundable. $750 in prizes Deadline: January 15, 2018 Entry Fee. Details: http://bit.ly/2zrDtq1 OR lensexhibition@gmail.com

February 01, 2018
CALL FOR ART SUBMISSIONS TO A 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 2018 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: https://cclrsite.wordpress.com/

March 01, 2018
NJEAA “ART OF THE HORSE“ Equine themes in any medium. Open to artists 18 and over. Must be original work. Oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, graphite and mixed medial, sculpture and photography. Crafts not eligible. 2D work can’t exceed 5“ wide/high including frame. Sculpture can’t exceed 20 lbs. Up to 3 entries for $30. Entry Fee. Details: (908) 284-9751 OR xochitlb@comcast.net


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