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#FOR THE ARTS A recent decision by the US government could cut funding going towards supporting the arts in America. In an effort to raise awareness for this issue and to help support the arts worldwide, Patreon is launching the People for the Arts campaign. Details: http://bitly.com/2nHGNYh


April 03, 2017
THE ARTIST’S MAGAZINE ANNUAL ART COMPETITION The Artist’s Magazine’s Annual Art Competition wants to honor your most outstanding work. If your art is deserving of being celebrated in the pages of The Artist’s Magazine, this competition is for you! $24,000 in cash prizes plus publication in The Artist’s Magazine. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/23ABINJ


March 31, 2017
FREE WEBINAR ON HOW TO GET EXHIBITED & HOW TO WRITE BETTER Ongoing - A Free Online webinar that will teach you methods to find Galleries to exhibit in and how to approach them as well as how to write a better Artist Statement and Bio. 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: https://app.webinarjam.net/register/30394/82aac77bfd


April 30, 2017
LIMNER GALLERY | SEXTET | 6 SHOWING 3 SEXTET is a group exhibition to be held at the Limner Gallery from June 15 - July 8, 2017. Six artists will be presented in this exhibition, with each exhibiting three or more works. Entry is open to all artists working in any media. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2mQOI0H


March 30, 2017
BLACK AND WHITE AND GRAYSCALE WORKS SOUGHT Art gallery in Santa Monica invites you to submit your grayscale works to become part of the annual Grayscale Wonderland exhibit. The aim of the exhibit is to explore new artists’ work while broadening our horizons into the grayscale medium of expression. Entry Fee. Details: https://bggallery.submittable.com/submit

March 31, 2017
ARTSFEST 17 FINE ARTS FESTIVAL Artsfest ’17, September 16 & 17, 2017, 10am-5pm, Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, Dowell (Solomons), Maryland. Recognized as one of the top outdoor arts festivals in the Mid-Atlantic region, Artsfest brings together the country’s most accomplished artists for a weekend of terrific shopping, great music, children’s activities, delicious food and drinks, and more! Please join us! Application Fee. Details: 410-326-4640 OR http://www.annmariegarden.org/annmarie2/node/222 OR info@annmariegarden.org

March 31, 2017
INKITT NOVEL COMPETITION Inkitt is a new boutique publishing house. Our first novel launched mid 2016, and since then we’ve published ten books, nine of which became Amazon Bestsellers in their categories and ranked Top 100 among the four million books on Amazon. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2nQmDs3

March 31, 2017
PARSEC | SCIFI CONTEST The theme for the 2017 contest is: A HIDDEN, UNDERLYING TRUTH. Word count for all entries: No more than 3,500 words, no minimum. $200 first prize with publication in the 2017 Confluence convention program book, $100 Second Prize, and $50 Third Prize. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2hxgPD4

March 31, 2017
FREE WEBINAR ON HOW TO GET EXHIBITED & HOW TO WRITE BETTER A Free Online webinar that will teach you methods to find Galleries to exhibit in and how to approach them as well as how to write a better Artist Statement and Bio. 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: https://app.webinarjam.net/register/30394/82aac77bfd

April 01, 2017
ORGAN VIDA | OPEN CALL 2017 | NEW CITIZENS Right now, no matter where we are, we find ourselves in a fireball of political confusion that sees us descending rapidly into liberal authoritarianism, fascism and border-euphoria, and in which humanism is under grave threat. We are calling for artists equipped with the power of language to show us a voice of dissent, challenging the things that are made by systems in power to keep us divided. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2m4iGyy

April 01, 2017
51ST ANNUAL LEWISTON ART FESTIVAL Lewiston Council on the Arts announces a juried art and fine craft competition and show on Aug 12 & 13, 2017 in Village of Lewiston, NY. Categories: paintings, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, fiber, glass, wood, mixed media and photography. Cash prizes in 9 categories. Free parking and admission. Complimentary awards breakfast Sunday morning. Jury fee $15; Booth fee $200. Details: (716)754-0166. Entry Fee. Details: 716-754-0166 OR http://artcouncil.org OR director@artcouncil.org

April 01, 2017
ARTIST GRANTS : THE FRANKLIN FURNACE FUND The Franklin Furnace Fund awards grants annually to emerging artists to enable them to produce major performance art works in New York. Grants range between $2,000 and $10,000 based on the peer review panel allocation of funding received by Franklin Furnace. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2jhRhbK OR proposals@franklinfurnace.org

April 03, 2017
ESCAPE: ART ON VACATION CALL FOR ENTRIES for ESCAPE: art on vacation, May 26-Aug 27, 2017. The jury seeks artwork that embodies the spirit of adventure, the love of travel, and the artistic inspiration found in new horizons. All media welcome; small to large-scale installations; cash awards. Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, In Assoc. with the Smithsonian Institution, Solomons, Maryland. Entry Fee. Details: 410-326-4640 OR http://annmariegarden.wufoo.com/forms/artist-application-escape-art-on-vacation OR art@annmariegarden.org

April 03, 2017
HARTNETT GALLERY OPEN CALL FOR ARTISTS The Hartnett Gallery at the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York is now accepting proposals from individual artists and groups interested in exhibiting their work during the 2017-2018 academic year. For details, please go to the provided link. No Entry Fee. Details: http://blogs.rochester.edu/hartnett/?page_id=23 OR hartnett@ur.rochester.edu

April 03, 2017
ADIRONDACKS NATIONAL EXHIBITION OF AMERICAN WATERCOLORS The 2017 Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors is open to artists working in transparent and opaque watercolors, acrylics, casein, egg tempera, gouache and ink. All works must be of original design and execution, comprised of 90% watermedia. An entry fee of $40/$30 for members of View enables the artist to submit up to 2 works. Entry Fee. Details: 315-369-6411 OR https://onlinejuriedshows.com/Default.aspx?OJSID=10751 OR ccard@viewarts.org

April 03, 2017
THE ARTIST’S MAGAZINE ANNUAL ART COMPETITION The Artist’s Magazine’s Annual Art Competition wants to honor your most outstanding work. If your art is deserving of being celebrated in the pages of The Artist’s Magazine, this competition is for you! $24,000 in cash prizes plus publication in The Artist’s Magazine. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/23ABINJ

April 09, 2017
MCGUIRE ARTIST IN RESIDENCE The Blake School welcomes proposals for its 2017-2018 McGuire Visiting Artist residency. Established in 1993, the program funds a visual artist-in-residence who collaborates with faculty and students in grades K through 12. No Entry Fee. Details: 612-940-9470 OR http://tinyurl.com/McGuire2017

April 10, 2017
12TH ANNUAL PHOTOSHARE PHOTO CONTEST An international standard for recognizing amateur and professional photographers that share photos for charitable and educational use. The contest’s top prize is US$1,000. Enter through Photoshare’s website. Photoshare has partnered with, Girls’ Globe to present a new People’s Choice Award and continues the Healthcare Providers category, HIFA Photo Award–plus all health and development topics. No Entry Fee. Details: http://www.photoshare.org/12th-annual-photoshare-contest OR david.alexander@jhu.edu

April 15, 2017
HUMANITY PHOTO AWARDS 2017 CALLS FOR ENTRIES The Humanity Photo Awards (HPA) is a biennial photography contest focusing on folklore cultures, including portrait & costume, architecture, living custom, production & commerce, festivities and traditional rites. HPA aims to encourage photographers, both amateur and professional, all over the world to document folklore cultures in an extensive and profound way. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2gw4Q8N

April 16, 2017
OPEN CALL : PROJECT: FREE, SIPMA ’17 Calling artists to the 6th Annual SIPMA Exhibit at the Printmaking Center of NJ Gallery. Please submit works that explore what it means to live in a free world or to have freedom of speech and expression. There are no limitations on size or media as long as it fits through an 84” door. Visit website to APPLY! Juror: Jeffrey Wechsler was Senior Curator @ Zimmerli Museum Application Fee. Details: https://sipmacontemporary.com/ OR sipma.juried2017@gmail.com

April 17, 2017
FMPA | INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION 2017 Florida Museum of Photographic Arts is pleased to launch its 7th Annual International Photography Competition. We invite worldwide photographers to take part in the competition. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/1SIWFm7

April 17, 2017
RADIUS250 2017, REGIONAL BIENNIAL artspace gallery presents our 7th biennial regional juried exhibition, open to artists 18 and above working within 250 miles of Richmond, VA. All fine art media including 2D, 3D, installations and videos. $1000 and a solo exhibition in artspace’s Helena Davis Gallery awarded at the discretion of the juror, Francis Thompson, Art Program Project Manager at JLL. Exhibit dates 5/26/17 - 6/18/17. Entry Fee. Details: 804-232-6464 OR http://www.artspacegallery.org/radius250 OR radius250@gmail.com

April 19, 2017
DARKROOM GALLERY | CALLING FOR SUBMISSIONS | STREETWIWSE Street photography records the human experience as it happens, minute to minute, second to second. Its hallmark is immediacy and its challenge is to capture, at precisely the right instant, the drama of everyday life. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2nfEn2B

April 22, 2017
CALL FOR ENTRIES | AVERAGE ART 10 Average Art is an industry focused art magazine. Our goal is to draw attention to self representing artists. We are now taking entries for the May edition of Average Art Magazine. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2jhW7Wt OR may@averageart.co.uk

April 23, 2017
CALL FOR ARTISTS FOR ONLINE ART COMPETITION, ALL BOTANICALS Contemporary Art Gallery Online announces their 4th Annual International 2017 “ALL Botanicals” Art Competition. Competition opens March 26, 2017 and closes April 22, 2017. Contemporary Art Gallery Online encourages entries from all medium artists regardless of their experience or education. Group exhibition will be held. Awards will be given. Winners will be announced on May 8, 2017. Application Fee. Details: 844-210-7722 OR http://tinyurl.com/2017-botanicals OR cago.offices@gmail.com

April 30, 2017
NYC4PA WANDERING CURVES 2017 CALL FOR ENTRY THE CURVE CHANGES EVERYTHING - Rather than focusing on a particular subject or color palette, have a curve or curves as a critical element. From winding roads to automobile trim to the curvaceous form of an elephant’s trunk. Don’t forget the round edge of grandpa’s bald head or a cold scoop of ice cream sitting on a cone. Capture them as a dominant element of your images and send them. Entry Fee. Details: 917-359-2642 OR HTTP://NYC4PA.COM OR nyc4pa@gmail.com

April 30, 2017
LIMNER GALLERY | SEXTET | 6 SHOWING 3 SEXTET is a group exhibition to be held at the Limner Gallery from June 15 - July 8, 2017. Six artists will be presented in this exhibition, with each exhibiting three or more works. Entry is open to all artists working in any media. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2mQOI0H

April 30, 2017
FACES PHOTO CONTEST People come out of darkness and return to it as shooting stars. Are they self-luminous or not? Do they reflect or emanate light? Is the photography an ark of memory where the pictured world rescued from the oblivion’s gloom? Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2gaLamF

May 01, 2017
ALLARD PRIZE PHOTOGRAPHY Photographers are enouraged to submit entries year-round. Entries should reflect themes of courage and leadership in combating corruption, especially through promoting transparency, accountability and the rule of law, and of human rights and/or anti-corruption generally. We also particularly welcome entries that depict corruption and human rights violations in the developed world. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2dzi6nJ

May 02, 2017
POETRY LONDON 2017 COMPETITION Entry to Poetry London’s 2017 competition is now open, and we are delighted to announce Liz Berry as this year’s judge. Liz Berry’s debut collection, Black Country (Chatto & Windus, 2014), was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation, received a Somerset Maugham Award, won the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Award and won the Forward Prize for Best First Collection 2014. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2nI7dJu

May 06, 2017
GAMMA 2017 YOUNG ARTIST COMPETITION Strategic Goal is to encourage young artists to pursue their own innovative approaches in global art perspective. Awards will be given for the top 5 chosen winners in the Painting & Sculpture, Contemporary Media Art and Architecture & Design. The finalists are provided with one round trip ticket and 3 nights’ stay in the conference hotel in Vienna, Austria. No Entry Fee. Details: http://gamma2017.weebly.com

May 12, 2017
CALL FOR ARTISTS: FLIGHTS OF FANCY Flights of Fancy, a photography exhibition will take place from June 2nd to July 1st, 2017. Maximum framed size is up to 18”x24”. We wish to present a large variety of themes and techniques including experimental work incorporating photography with other media. THERE IS NO SUBMISSION FEE. There will be an installation fee of $25 per selected work and a 35% commission for works sold. No Entry Fee. Details: 914-375-5100 OR http://bluedoorartcenter.org/submissions/flights-fancy OR info@bluedoorartcenter.org

May 15, 2017
CALL FOR ENTRIES PENNSYLVANIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY Juried Exhibition, September 11 – October 28, 2017, at the Adams County Arts Council, Gettysburg, PA. Juror of Selection – Jeanne Dobie, Juror of Awards – Marjorie Glick. $14,000 in awards. Prospectus available on the website or by email. Entry Fee. Details: 717-235-5310 OR http://www.pawcs.com OR pwsjuriedshow@gmail.com

May 15, 2017
THE DRAWING SHOW CALL FOR ARTIST THE DRAWING SHOW Call for artist submissions. Drawing is a form of visual art using various instruments to mark on paper or other two dimensional medium. All subject matter welcome for this drawing show. June 10th - July 2nd, 2017 Entry fee $30. Cash Prize Awards Application Fee. Details: 760-366-3636 OR http://bitly.com/2o0BksA OR info@joshuatreeartgallery.com

June 1, 2017
NFCC CALL FOR ENTRIES NFCC’s Hardee Center for the Arts is offering exhibition space to visual artists with original and compelling work. Solo or group proposals for all 2D and 3D work. Exhibitions will be determined according to work that shares a theme or visual aesthetic. No entry fee. Artist are responsible for shipping. No Entry Fee. Details: 850-973-1642 OR http://www.nfcc.edu/visitors/hardee-center-for-the-arts/call-for-entries OR thompsonl@nfcc.edu

June 24, 2017
$10,000 IN CASH PRIZES — DAVE BOWN PROJECTS — Jurors: Alison Hearst, Assistant Curator, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth; Benjamin Sutton, News Editor, Hyperallergic, Brooklyn; Jodi Throckmorton, Curator of Contemporary Art, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. 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/submissions.html OR info@davebownprojects.com


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