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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


June 05, 2017
STROKES OF GENIUS | 10 Winning art will be featured in North Light Books’ hardbound showcase of the best in contemporary drawing. From quick contour sketches to carefully rendered drawings with a full range of values, North Light Books will showcase the best of the best in a variety of styles and subjects. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/25CalUB


May 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


June 30, 2017
SLOWART PRODUCTIONS | STRANGE FIGURATIONS Strange Figurations is a thematic exhibition open to all interpretations of the concept, Strange Figurations. Open to all media, techniques and styles from the realist to the surreal and visionary. 72″ maximum dimension. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery, September 6 – 30, 2017. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/1r90e9x OR slowart@aol.com


May 26, 2017
STRANGER THAN FICTION (WORKS ABOUT UNUSUAL BUT TRUE FACTS) If chosen you will be asked to create (if you don’t have one already) a new work for which the subject is a fact of strange nonfiction. Unbelievable but true stories , unusual but real creatures, strange nature, world wonders ect. Submit examples of currently available artworks for exhibit consideration. Entry Fee. Details: https://bggallery.submittable.com/submit OR info@bgartdealings.com

May 30, 2017
FIGMENT OAKLAND NOW ACCEPTING ART SUBMISSIONS FREE The organizers of FIGMENT Oakland, the Bay Area chapter of the global participatory art organization, have announced the opening of their art portal in preparation for the 4th annual FIGMENT weekend event on June 10, 2017. Artists, community organizers and performers of all types are encouraged to submit finished art, work in progress, performances, workshops or games for the 2017 event. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2oNOtru OR im@figmentproject.org

May 31, 2017
CALL FOR ARTISTS: BLACK & WHITE 2017 $3000 in cash prizes. Our 3rd nat’l juried Black & White show. B&W is primal, the underneath, the foundation. When we don’t have sufficient light, our rods optimize survival in the night woods. Black & White intends to explore this underground of survival and few words. Juried by Alison Hokanson, Assistant Curator for 19th-Century European Painting at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Entry fee. Details: http://bit.ly/2nBcqP2 OR bwacinfo@aol.com

May 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

May 31, 2017
SANTA FE WORKSHOPS PHOTO CONTEST Our PORTRAITS contest is an opportunity to join our international community of photographers and share your portraits with our distinguished judges. The winning images will be featured on The Workshops online gallery, and the prizes are great. The Grand Prize alone is worth over $3,000 and includes free workshops and photo gear from Nikon, Lensbaby, ThinkTank and more. Entry Fee. Details: 505-983-1400 OR https://santafeworkshops.com/contests

June 01, 2017
MANIFEST GALLERY | SOLO PROPOSALS The group shows provide diversity of approach, media, style, and geographic origin, while the solo exhibits provide a deeper insight into individual artists’ vision. Manifest is open to exhibiting all traditional and non-traditional visual arts (and design) genre and media. Our program sets out to survey, exhibit, and document excellent quality among all types of art. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/1RPCKwZ

June 01, 2017
PROPOSAL SUBMISSIONS FOR 1ST HALF OF 2018 EXHIBIT CALENDAR artspace’s Exhibition Committee will review proposals for the Main, Helena Davis, Frable and smallspace galleries for shows opening in the first half of 2018. Proposals will be accepted from April 1 through June 1, 2017. DEADLINE: June 1, 2017. All proposals must be submitted through online form. Submissions accepted until 11:59 pm, 6/1/2017. $25 proposal fee required. Application Fee. Details: 804-232-6464 OR http://artspacegallery.org/proposal_submission.shtml OR artspaceorg@gmail.com

June 01, 2017
ARTIST & WRITERS BERKSHIRE RESIDENCY Artist and Writers Berkshire Residency : June 17 - October 27,2017 2,4,8 week program, private room and studio provided some meals weekly linen and cleaning service. For application please email request Entry Fee. Details: 805-384-5790 OR Crawbresidency@gmail.com

June 02, 2017
CONTEMPORARY ABSTRACTION 2017 Tempe Digital collaborates with top contemporary artists to publish unique limited edition prints, and we are looking to discover today’s best abstract artists! Open to all artists residing in the US who are 18 years of age or older. All forms of two-dimensional art that explore abstraction are eligible. The selected artist will be invited to publish a print edition with Tempe Digital. Entry Fee. Details: http://tempedigital.submittable.com/submit

June 03, 2017
/’FU:BAR/ 2017 CALL FOR WORKSHOPS, LECTURES AND PERFORMANCES /’fu:bar/ is a multimedia participatory event based in Zagreb/CRO, focused on the theme of discovering and displaying errors in the very process of creating cross-disciplinary new media art. This year’s theme is sharing and reinterpretation in the area of remix-oriented glitch art. This call is open to workshops, lectures and performances that you feel fit into the above description. No Entry Fee. Details: http://fubar.space/2017/call-for-workshops-lectures-performances OR fubar@hacklab01.org

June 05, 2017
STROKES OF GENIUS | 10 Winning art will be featured in North Light Books’ hardbound showcase of the best in contemporary drawing. From quick contour sketches to carefully rendered drawings with a full range of values, North Light Books will showcase the best of the best in a variety of styles and subjects. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/25CalUB

June 06, 2017
CALL FOR ENTRIES: NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBIT All fine art, traditional and alternate 2D/3D media, innovative and experimental approaches accepted. Exhibit hosted at the South Arkansas Arts Center. Juror: Dylan Turk, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas. Entry Fee. Details: 870-862-5474 OR https://saac-arts.org/juried-art-competition OR juriedart@saac-arts.org

June 09, 2017
19TH ANNUAL ART PORT TOWNSEND JURIED ART SHOW The Port Townsend Arts Commission and Northwind Arts Center are seeking submissions. Artists must be at least 16 years of age and a resident of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Alaska, or British Columbia. Works in both 2 and 3 dimensions including photography and jewelry are eligible. Entries must be submitted online. The Juror for this show is Susan Warner. Entry Fee. Details: 208-869-7508 OR http://www.artporttownsend.org OR nwartistjb@outlook.com

June 11, 2017
CALL FOR ENTRIES: SUNSPOTS17, ODE TO SUMMER EXHIBITION Western Bureau Arts Silicon Valley is accepting entries for its upcoming group exhibition, SUNSPOTS17: Ode to Summer, to be held July 10-31, 2017 at the Western Bureau Gallery in San Jose, California. The theme of the exhibition is “summertime”. All styles and mediums will be considered. This call is open to living artists worldwide, both professional and amateur. Entry Fee. Details: http://www.westernbureau.com/#calls-for-entry

June 11, 2017
NYC4PA GLASS INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRY Is the GLASS half full or half empty? People in GLASS houses shouldn’t throw stones. We work on shattering the GLASS Ceiling. The ice is as smooth as GLASS. What is so magical about this substance, made from sand, that it comes up in so many proverbs and sayings? Whether you create wonderful images about drinking glasses, eye glasses, wavy window panes, Murano glass or beach glass, it all works. Entry Fee. Details: 917-359-2642 OR http://www.nyc4pa.com OR NYC4PA@GMAIL.COM

June 11, 2017
FOCUS PHOTO LA SUMMER 2017 EDITION For 27 years photo l.a. has celebrated and brought together the photography and arts community. It is with this mission in mind that we have presented a photo competition to help provide emerging and mid career artists/photographers opportunities to broaden their career opportunities and promote their work. Save with early registration through May 18, 2017. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2psCmSq

June 12, 2017
NUDE:9TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CALL EXPLORING HUMAN FORM The 9th Annual NUDE exhibition calls artists to submit works of art in any media, of any style or genre (abstract, conceptual, highly realistic, etc.), and of any size for consideration in Manifest’s eighth annual NUDE, an international competitive exhibit exploring the uncovered human form in current art. This exhibit has no predefined expectation for type or style, all works are welcome. Entry Fee. Details: 513-861-3638 OR http://www.manifestgallery.org/nude OR hamilton@manifestgallery.org

June 14, 2017
CALL FOR ARTIST INSTALLATIONS AT EASTERN STATE PENITENTIARY Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site is currently accepting proposals for its 2018 season of site-specific artist installations. We’re again offering two funding levels: $7,500 per standard project, and $15,000 per Criminal Justice Today project. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2kxApRf

June 15, 2017
10TH ANNUAL GOVERNORS ISLAND ART FAIR New York’s Largest Independent Exhibition Seeking visual artists in all media. 4heads awards one hundred artists each an exhibition room in a historic building. Once selected, exhibition space is free. GIAF is free to the public. Gallerists, journalists and collectors know this is where to find new talent. Fair Dates: Every Weekend in September 2017 Application Fee. Details: https://4heads.slideroom.com/ OR info@4heads.org

June 15, 2017
A.I.R. NATIONAL ARTISTS PROGRAM One of A.I.R. Gallery’s outreach initiatives is to create a national membership of self-identified women artists. These women are mid-career professional artists or emerging artists showing exceptional talent. A.I.R.’s National Artists Program is designed for 22 women artists living throughout the United States. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2m12CSk

June 15, 2017
NEW COSMOS OF PHOTOGRAPHY 2017 The annual contest, launched in 1991, has been open to the public regardless of the age or nationality of the contestant or the theme, the number, or format of entered works. Our greatest wish is that the New Cosmos of Photography will continue to be the place where people attempting to redefine the boundaries of creative photographic expression can take their first big step. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2qpASYX

June 16, 2017
PUBLIC ART DESIGN COMPETITION June 16, 2017 LCOR Incorporated seeks submissions for a design element in the facade of its Orange Road Parking Deck located in Montclair, NJ. Design fee to selected artist $2500. No Entry Fee. Details: 973-783-4067 OR http://pmpart.com OR info@pmpart.com

June 18, 2017
INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ARTIST FOR ALL ANIMAL ART COMPETITION Contemporary Art Gallery Online announces their 4th Annual International 2017 \\\"ALL Animals\\\" Online Art Competition to be held from May 21, 2017 to June 17, 2017. 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. Application Fee. Details: 844-210-7722 OR http://tinyurl.com/2017-animals OR cago.offices@gmail.com

June 22, 2017
CALL FOR ENTRIES | AVERAGE ART 11 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 June edition of Average Art Magazine. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2jhW7Wt OR june@averageart.co.uk

June 24, 2017
UGLY ART ROOM | OPEN CALL: “FARE THEE WELL” POSTCARD SHOW In collaboration with The Arts Center Corvallis, Ugly Art Room presents Fare Thee Well Postcard Show: Simply stated the term “fare thee well” is defined as “a state of perfection,” “thoroughly sound” and “without any flaws.” Ugly Art Room is asking artists to explore these themes. What does perfection look like and how is it reached, measured? What must one sacrifice to get there? No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/23pmcV4

June 24, 2017
$10,000 IN CASH PRIZES — DAVE BOWN PROJECTS — 14TH SEMIANNUAL COMPETITION 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

June 30, 2017
NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC 2017 TRAVEL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR The annual contest, launched in 1991, has been open to the public regardless of the age or nationality of the contestant or the theme, the number, or format of entered works. Our greatest wish is that the New Cosmos of Photography will continue to be the place where people attempting to redefine the boundaries of creative photographic expression can take their first big step. Entry Fee. Details: http://on.natgeo.com/2qpDDcN

June 30, 2017
SLOWART PRODUCTIONS | STRANGE FIGURATIONS Strange Figurations is a thematic exhibition open to all interpretations of the concept, Strange Figurations. Open to all media, techniques and styles from the realist to the surreal and visionary. 72″ maximum dimension. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery, September 6 – 30, 2017. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/1r90e9x OR slowart@aol.com

June 30, 2017
NAT’L JURIED FINE ART EXHIBIT AT MILLS POND GALLERY The Colors of the Night Juror/Judge Tim Newton. This call will encompass all varieties of nocturnal art. Twilight/Dusk, Dawn, Urban, Interiors, Landscapes, Figures etc. are all possibilities. No subject is off limits. Open to USA artists age 18 or older. All media considered except photography and computer generated art. Awards: $1,000 Best of Show, $500 Second Place, $250 Third Place. Entry Fee. Details: 631-862-6575 OR http://www.stacarts.org/exhibits/show/103 OR gallery@stacarts.org

July 01, 2017
B&W CHILD 2017 | 4TH ANNUAL INTL PHOTO COMPETITION Photography competitions are one of the best ways to gain priceless international exposure and recognition and to connect with the photography industry. Hundreds of photographers have used our community as a stepping stone in their careers and gain inspiration from our like-minded community. We are happy to welcome New Annual Intl. Photo Competition in B&W Child Photography – B&W CHILD 2017. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2nQ6HWx

July 10, 2017
NATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION FOR FOTOFEST 2018 On its 20th Anniversary, Art League of Baytown (ALB) is sponsoring its second FotoFest Biennial Exhibition, “Meditation: Contemplating Stillness.” ALB is one of four Participating Spaces in Baytown, TX and offers the only call to local and national photographers. Cash awards given. Jurors: Steve Goff, MFA and Beckwith Thompson, MFA, Odessa College, TX photographers and academics. Entry Fee. Details: 713-784-1563 OR dianeggregory@gmail.com

July 30, 2017
AMERICAN ART AWARDS: JURIED BY AMERICA\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'S BEST GALLERIES. For just $25, the AMERICAN ART AWARDS sends your online art image to America\\\\\\\\\\\\\\\'s 25 Best Galleries & Museums! They decide 1st to 6th Place in 50 categories = 300 winners, so you have a good chance to win or place. No limit on submissions. INCREDIBLE OPPORTUNITY. Info at site. Entry Fee. Details: http://www.AmericanArtAwards.com OR amerartawards@aol.com


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