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RESIDENCY OPPORTUNITY IN MEXICO – September 27, 2015

The 360 XOCHI QUETZAL Artist and Writer’s Residency Program is located in Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico. National and International visual artists, photographers, dancers, writers, new media makers and musicians over the age of 23 are encouraged to apply for one-month residencies. Two-person collaborative teams are also encouraged to apply. Application fee.

Details:

http://www.deborahkruger.com/1/art-residency.html


CALL TO GREATER BAY AREA ARTISTS FOR JURIED SHOW – November 16, 2015

Piedmont Center for the Arts seeks contemporary 2-dimenional works for 3rd Annual Juried Show. Artists must reside in one of the 9 greater Bay area counties. $4000 in cash prizes, etc. Entry fee.

Details:

https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=2686&sortby=fair_name&apply=


CALL TO ARTISTS FOR “LIVING MARK EXHIBITION” – June 10, 2015

Verum Ultimum Gallery invites artists to explore, “The Living Mark” for their second annual exhibit of this theme. This call emphasizes the process with a focus on the individual style of the art maker (whether impassioned, studied, or subdued). What kind of marks and/or mediums do you use to lead to great results? Submission fee.

Details:

http://www.fineartvu.com/For-Artists–Calls-to-Art.html


CALL TO PLAYWRIGHTS FOR NEW PLAY COMPETITION – July 1, 2015

The Alleyway Theater (Buffalo, NY) seeks full-length and One-Act entries to The Maxim Mazumdar New Play Competition. Open to anyone; any age or citizenship, but limited to one submission per category per year. Although an entry may be of any style, preference will be given to those scripts which are uniquely theatrical. Winning plays will be produced. Entry fee.

Details:

http://alleyway.com/pdf/MMCompGuidelines.pdf


RESIDENCY OPPORTUNITY IN HOMER, ALASKA – October 1, 2015

Bunnel Street Art Center offers one-month residencies to US and International emerging and mid-career artists to lead projects featuring community engagement through art such as poetry, new media, film, music, ephemeral art, dance, painting, theater, installation, creative writing or sculpture at the arts center and surrounding community. travel $ and stipend available. Application fee.

Details:

http://www.bunnellarts.org/artist-in-residence-3


CALL TO ARTISTS FOR ROSLYN ART FESTIVAL JURIED SHOW – July 15, 2015

The Roslyn Art Festival Juried Art Show emphasizes fine arts. The juried show invites submissions of photographs, two-dimensional and three-dimensional art. Awards will be given in those three categories and in a Youth Category for works submitted by 12 to 18 year olds. Maximum size of both two-and three- dimensional art is 36” x 36”. Entry Fee.

Details:

http://roslynartfestival.org/juriedartshow.html


CALL TO ARTISTS FOR CONTEMPORARY CERAMICS – July 17, 2015

2015 Zanesville Prize for Contemporary Ceramics call to artists over the age of 18 working in ceramic media worldwide. All works must be original, completed in the past two years, and not previously been exhibited at this competition. All works must be for sale. $20,000 for Best in show $10,000 additional prizes. Entry Fee.

Details:

http://zanesvilleprize.org/call-for-entries


CALL TO ARTISTS FOR TOY CAMERA FESTIVAL – July 1, 2015

The Nave Gallery seeks Images of any subject matter made with a “toy” camera – any low-end, low-tech, limited-control camera such as pinhole, Holga, Diana and other Lomo products, as well as Brownies and Anscos — will be accepted. Images made from Polaroid-type film backs attached to Holgas are also welcome. Images made from a DSLR or SLR with a pinhole or Holga lens will be accepted. Entry Fee.

Details:

http://www.somervilletoycamera.org/2015-call-for-entries


EMERGING FEMALE NEW ENGLAND ARTISTS FOR “RECLAMATION” – August 1, 2015

Through art, women are reclaiming their powerful place in society. The Nave Gallery invites female artists, living in New England who have been making work professionally or as a student for less than 10 years to submit 2-D and 3-D work in all mediums as well as small mixed media installations. Submission Fee.

Details:

http://navegallery.org/wp/reclamation-cfe


CALL TO PHOTOGRAPHERS FOR “SINGULARITY AND CONTRADICTIONS” – August 15, 2015

Miami Photo Salon is an International Photography Festival that takes place during Miami Art Basel week. The theme this year: Contemporary World: Singularity and contradictions. From a fragmented reality to a complex puzzle, the planet around us is a dance of images, colors, sounds, and shapes, that form an encrypted message about who we are and the world we live in. Entry Fee.

Details:

http://www.miamiphotosalonfestival.com/about.html


CALL TO ARTISTS FOR “WHO MIGHT I BE” – July 1, 2015

Through play or humor, to blend in or stand out, empathy or solidarity, or for countless other reasons, we feel the urge to hide, mask, or alter all or parts of ourselves, revealing new truths. The Nave Gallery Annex seeks artwork that explores these ideas. 2 or 3-D work will be considered, including but not limited to photography, painting, drawing, sculpture, and mixed media. Entry Fee.

Details:

http://navegallery.org/wp/who-might-i-be-cfe


“WATER / SEASCAPES” ART COMPETITION & EXHIBITION IS NOW OPEN – June 30, 2015

Contemporary Art Gallery Online announces their 3rd Annual International “Water / Seascapes” Online Art Competition for the month of June 2015. Submissions can depict any facet or formation of water for inclusion into this Art Competition and Exhibition. Be creative… ice, water drops, rain, oceans, seas, rivers,… you name it! All 2D and 3D works are accepted by amateur or professional artists.

Details:

305-509-1788
http://tinyurl.com/nmrnldt
cago.artcompetition@gmail.com


PACIFIC NORTHWEST PAINTING COMPETITION – June 30, 2015

Our competitions are open to all artists working within CA, OR, WA, AK, HI. We define the activity of painting broadly, and all styles and media are welcome, as long as the work is singular. There are no educational requirements to apply to our regional competitions, only the MFA competition. Entry Fee.

Details:

http://www.newamericanpaintings.com/competitions
submission@newamericanpaintings.com


EXPATRIATES: KENTUCKY, INDIANA AND OHIO – June 29, 2015

Manifest has an open call for works by Artists originally from (but no longer living in) Ohio, Kentucky, or Indiana. If you would answer the question “Where are you originally from?” with “Ohio, Kentucky, or Indiana” then you are qualified! This exhibit has no predefined expectation for type or style of work to be considered or selected. Entry Fee of $36 for 3 entries and so on.

Details:

513-861-3638
http://www.manifestgallery.org/regional/index.html


CALL TO ARTISTS/DESIGNERS: RFQ FOR PUBLIC ART COMMISSION – June 22, 2015

Cambridge Arts (MA) is seeking qualifications from artists and designers artists and designers with public art experience and encourages artist-led interdisciplinary teams. The $325,000 commission will cover all services from design through final installation/implementation, including artist fee, travel, community meetings, fabrication, insurance, transportation, and installation.

Details:

https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bxev7BKson71a1BwSnR5YTlWc2s/view?usp=sharing


CALL TO ARTISTS FOR VISAURAL: SIGHT, SOUND AND ACTION – June 5, 2015

GutfruendCornettArt invites all artists to submit works around themes of social, cultural, economic, human rights, women’s rights, political and social justice activism that combine visual art with music in order to tell a compelling story and, by doing so, affirm the many bonds between sight and sound. Entry Fee.

Details:

http://www.gutfreundcornettart.com/visaural-sight-sound-and-action-2015-nave-gallery-annex.html


PICTURING AMERICA PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION – June 21, 2015

This July 4th, 1650 Gallery hosts PICTURING AMERICA, a photo essay of the multi-layered American experience from photographers home and abroad. Wherever you live, whatever your viewpoint; 1650 wants the good, the bad, and the ugly. Approximately fifty works will be chosen from submitted photographs. Additional works may also be selected for an online gallery exhibition page. Entry Fee.

Details:

http://1650gallery.com/america2015_call.php


INTERNATIONAL DIGITAL ART MINIPRINT EXHIBITION 10 – July 1, 2015

This is an invitation to all professional artists to participate in the Tenth International Digital Art Miniprint Exhibition, to be held in Ottawa (Canada) from November 7 to December 8, 2015. Artists should submit works of 25 cm by 20 cm no later than July 1, 2015. Digital Structure is the theme of the 2015 edition. Details and entry forms can be found on the Web page mentioned below.

Details:

613-748-6954
http://tinyurl.com/q9bgasq
voixvisuelle@gmail.com


SEEKING HUMOR BOOKS: GRAND PRIZE $100 AMAZON CARD – July 1, 2015

We are seeking content written with a sense of humor. All genres are accepted as long as humor is a dominant part of the writing. Judges are looking for quality, attention-grabbing prose that make readers smirk, laugh out loud or embrace hard topics through the use of humor. We also encourage picture books to include Children, YA and Adults. Entry fee.

Details:

http://ragweedadventures.com/contests/seeking-humor-books


REVEAL: A FINE ART PHOTO EXHIBITION – July 15, 2015

Darkroom Gallery is calling for figural nudes that push the confines of the photographic medium. Images that are expressive, evocotive and revealing. A timeless subject matter redefined and interpreted for the contemporary aesthetic. Entry fee.

Details:

802-777-3686
http://www.darkroomgallery.com/ex72
info@darkroomgallery.com


RESIDENCY OPPORTUNITIES IN WASSAIC, NEW YORK – July 1, 2015

Open call for 1-6 month proposals for Winter Residency Season (Nov 1, 2015-Apr 30, 2016 and for Spring Education Fellowship (fully-funded 4 month residency). Artists receive adaptable raw studio space and living accommodations. Artists will be selected based on the quality of their work, commitment to their practice, and ability to interact positively with the community at large. Application fee.

Details:

http://wassaicartistresidency.org/program/winter-residency
hello@wassaicartistresidency.org


ARTIST RESIDENCY OPPORTUNITY IN BOSTON – June 12, 2016

The Boston Center for the Arts (BCA) is now accepting applications for its Artist Residency Program, which provides studio space for two artists during the 2015-2016 season, one during Sept-Dec 2015, the other running Feb-May 2016. special emphasis on artist projects that engage the public in direct and innovative ways.

Details:

http://www.bcaonline.org/visualarts/artist-residency-program.html
zdavis@bcaonline.org


ILLUSTRATION COMPETITION – January 8, 2016

Introduce your work to the world. Enter the most prestigious competition for creativity in illustration, the Communication Arts Illustration Competition. Any illustration first published or produced from January 2015 through January 2016 is eligible. Entries may originate from any country. Student work accepted. Entry fee.

Details:

http://http://www.commarts.com/competitions/illustration


AFTERIMAGE MAGAZINE SEEKS ARTICLE SUBMISSIONS – January 1, 2016

Afterimage seeks submissions, particularly for exhibition and book reviews. In its fourth decade of publication, Afterimage is a journal at the cutting edge of contemporary media arts (including independent photography, film/video, and digital art), communication and media studies, and alternative publishing that also publishes some of the most significant historical studies in these fields. No entry fee.

Details:

http://vsw.org/afterimage


FIGURE50: NATIONAL ONLINE JURIED EXHIBITION, NOW FREE ENTRY! – December 31, 2015

Figure50.com provides a platform for accessing outstanding visual artists across the entire country in a simple, dynamic format. Our focus is on the human figure expressed in a variety of interpretations and media. The main feature of our site is an interactive map where we display one artist from every state. Juror: Maureen Bloomfield (Editor-in-Chief, The Artist’s Magazine) No entry fee

Details:

http://www.figure50.com


CALL to ARTISTS for SKETCHBOOK WEST – December 31, 2015

[private] A unique collaboration project. Artists are invited to purchase, complete and return a sketchbook. The sketchbook will be scanned and displayed online and in the gallery in February 2016. Artists are then invited to submit images of works created as a result of their sketchbook. Ten to twelve artists will be asked to display their work February 4 to February 27th. See our site for more details.

Details:

949-667-1803
http://www.laslagunagallery.com/#!skechbookwest/chxu


RESIDENCY RETREAT IN ARTIST TOWN IN THE OZARKS – December 31, 2015

The Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow has eight suites in two houses. Each suite has a bedroom, private bath and writing room. Residencies are available year-round to writers of all kinds, artists and composers. We are the only Colony in the world that has a suite for culinary writers, with a kitchen equipped by Kitchen Aid. Sit down to a gourmet dinner five nights a week, relax and write! Entry fee.

Details:

479-253-7444
director@writerscolony.org


CALL to ARTISTS for “WOMEN IN ART” – December 15, 2015

[private] Las Laguna Gallery in Laguna Beach, California is looking for some unbelievable women artists. All local, national and international women artists, professional and amateur and multiple art mediums will be considered in this call for art. Submission fee.

Details:

949-667-1803
http://www.laslagunagallery.com/#!womeninart2016/c119a


SLAM LOCAL ARTIST MARKET (DAVIS SQ. SOMERVILLE) – December 1, 2015


Spaces are available to exhibit your work in upcoming SLAM markets throughout 2015 (10 scheduled markets) – All media is considered. Now in its 6th year, SLAM offers local artists a place to show & sell their work, as well as an opportunity for local residents to find a wide variety of art & handmade goods in one location. Entry fee.

Details:

617-816-3056
http://burren.com/SLAM.html
marykeane55@hotmail.com


CALL FOR BYZANTINE ICONS – December 1, 2015


The Center for Byzantine Material Arts is currently accepting applications to display and sell works in the upstairs Gallery of the Trinity House Cafe. This exhibit is currently displaying and is on-going. Any school and medium of traditional Orthodox Iconography will be considered for the exhibit. Entry fee.

Details:

301-977-7297
http://byzarts.com
colette@byzarts.com


CON[TEXT]: WORD & IMAGE – November 26, 2015

CALLING FOR Words & Images Themed Art. Juror: Tim Clark. They say, “a picture is worth 1000 words”. For Con[text] we examine the relationships between text and image. Entry fee.

Details:

802-777-3686
http://www.darkroomgallery.com/ex64
info@darkroomgallery.com


2015 PROIFY INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS – October 31, 2015

The Proify International Photography Awards is an annual competition dedicated to emerging photographers all over the world. With over $5,000 cash, prizes and awards this non-professional devoted contest provides a unique opportunity to earn credibility, funding and global exposure. Entrants may submit their best images to a variety of 8 different categories – Landscape, street, portrait, after dark, wedding, panoramic, retro, HDR. There are no limits to submissions. Anybody who earns less than 20,000 USD per year as a photographer is welcome to enter the contest. Minors may also enter, with permission from a parent or guardian.

Details:

http://www.proify.com/


INTERNATIONAL TAPESTRY EXHIBITION – October 31, 2015

open to all artists who design and weave their own tapestries either individually or collaboratively (all assistants shall be named). For the purposes of this exhibition, tapestry is defined as hand woven, weft faced fabric using discontinuous wefts. Artists who work in both traditional and more experimental methods are encouraged to enter. Multimedia work will be considered as long as the primary medium is tapestry. Entries must be one-of-a-kind and have been completed after January 2012. Entry fee.

Details:

http://tinyurl.com/meyyws4


THE BLACK RIVER CHAPBOOK COMPETITION – October 31, 2015

Twice each year Black Lawrence Press will run this competition for an unpublished chapbook of poems or short fiction between 16-36 pages in length. The contest is open to new, emerging, and established writers. The winner will receive book publication, a $500 cash award, and ten copies of the book. Recent winners include Shane McCrae, Simone Muench, Blake Kimzey, Caleb Curtiss, and Sam Sax. Entry fee.

Details:

http://www.blacklawrence.com/submissions-and-contests/the-black-river-chapbook-competition


360 XOCHI QUETZAL: FREE ARTIST’S RESIDENCY IN MEXICO – September 27, 2015

International visual artists, writers, playwrights, photographers, dancers, new media makers and musicians can apply for an entry fee through the site CAFÉ (Call for Entry). Located in Chapala, Mexico, this residency runs from December 18, 2015 through January 14, 2016. Visit our website for more detailed information.

Details:

http://www.deborahkruger.com/1/art-residency.html


30TH ANNUAL SCULPTURE CELEBRATION – September 12, 2015

Sculptors invited to bring up to 3 sculptures for a one day competition for $11,000 in cash awards (Best in Show, 1st, 2nd, 3rd, People’s Choice and six judge’s merit awards). No commission in event of sales. 30th annual event brings sculptors east of the Mississippi River to Lenoir NC for a day-long competition

Details:

828-754-2486
http://www.caldwellarts.com/305-sculpture-celebration-2015
info@caldwellarts.com


LOGO DESIGN FOR HALF MOON BAY ART & PUMPKIN FESTIVAL – September 10, 2015

Deadline September 10, 2015. Graphic Artists, Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival Logo Design Competition, over $2,000 cash, prizes. Capture the essence of this festival and the coastal community. Winning logo artwork will be used for the Official Festival Poster, T-Shirts, Glassware, & web based marketing materials. See past winners, entry fee, details and Entry Form at web address.

Details:

650-726-9533
http://hmbartpumpkin.com
logo2016@gmail.com


THE ST. LAWRENCE BOOK AWARD – August 31, 2015

Each year BLP will award The St. Lawrence Book Award for an unpublished first collection of poems or short stories. The St. Lawrence Book Award is open to any writer who has not yet published a full-length collection of short stories or poems. The winner of this contest will receive book publication, a $1,000 cash award, and ten copies of the book. Prizes are awarded on publication. Entry fee.

Details:

http://www.blacklawrence.com/submissions-and-contests/the-st-lawrence-book-award


SHORT STORY AND POETRY COMPETITION – August 31, 2015

All writers, whether previously published or not, are eligible to enter. However, submissions should be unpublished and in English. All genres are welcome. Grand Prize Winner will receive $200. In addition, first place for both poetry and short story categories will each receive $50. Winners will be published in the inaugural issue of SKYROCKET REVIEW. entry fee.

Details:

http://www.skyrocketpress.com/#!writing-contest/cigi


CALL FOR ENTRIES AESTICA ART PRIZE 2015 – August 31, 2015

Now in its eighth year, the Prize is an internationally renowned award presented by Aesthetica Magazine that enables emerging and established artists to showcase their work and further their involvement in the art world. Main prize £5000 – Student prize £1000. Entry Fee

Details:

http://aestheticamagazine.com/art-prize/


SPäTSOMMER ARTIST RESIDENCY GERMANY – August 31, 2015

ANNEX:art invites artists to participate in its annual Spätsommer Artist Residency Program. This year’s residency program is being offered in cooperation with Kunsthof Tangendorf located in beautiful Prignitz County midway between Berlin and Hamburg, Germany. The residency program is open to creative individuals working in any genre, including visual art, music and literature. Entry fee.

Details:

http://www.annexart.com/#!sptsommer-artist-residency/cazh
info@annexart.com


NORTHEAST PAINTING COMPETITION – August 30, 2015

Our competitions are open to all artists living and working within CT, DE, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, VT. We define the activity of painting broadly, and all styles and media are welcome, as long as the work is singular. There are no educational requirements to apply to our regional competitions, only the MFA competition. Entry Fee.

Details:

http://http://newamericanpaintings.com/competitions
submission@newamericanpaintings.com


CALL FOR ENTRY: 2016 NICHE AWARDS – August 21, 2015

NICHE magazine is accepting applications for the 2016 NICHE Awards, a prestigious juried competition recognizing excellence in fine craft design. Professional and student artists may apply online. Contest categories include ceramics, fiber, glass, metal, wood, jewelry and more! Application and entry fee information, rules and guidelines are now available on the contest website.

Details:

800-432-7238
http://budurl.com/cez5
awards@rosengrp.com


TASTE AWARDS FOOD AND FASHION PHOTO AWARDS CALL FOR ENTRIES – August 20, 2015

Amateur and Professional photographers are invited to submit their work to this year’s TASTE AWARDS, which now include a new visual arts category for Food, Fashion, and Travel Photography. The theme of this year’s photography awards is “Delicious” (highly agreeable to the senses). Top Photographers receive a TASTE AWARD Medallion to honor their achievement, plus prizes & exhibits. Entry Fee.

Details:

http://www.ImagesofTaste.com


MORRIS & ESSEX KENNEL CLUB JURIED SHOW OFFERS $1000 PRIZE – August 20, 2015

Morris & Essex Kennel Club Art Show Celebrates the Purebred Dog and the Spirit of the Morris & Essex Kennel Club Dog Show $1,000 for Best in Show – Winners in 7 Categories. Show: 10/1/15 in Colonial Park, Somerset, NJ. Juror: William Secord of the William Secord Gallery, NYC. Winners invited to prestigious 9/30/15 Judges’ Dinner and more. All entries eligible for virtual gallery. Entry Fee.

Details:

609-303-0282
http://tinyurl.com/mckeey7
morrisessexartshow@gmail.com


ARTISTS WANTED FOR FREE ARTIST TRADING CARD EXCHANGE BY MAIL – August 15, 2015

Seeking artists to participate in an artist trading card exchange. 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, make contacts, and collect great art! Make 9 handmade cards and get 9 back by mail. No entry fee. Website has complete entry details.

Details:

http://tinyurl.com/cx73v26
backroomprojects@gmail.com


OLD ENOUGH TO KNOW BETTER – August 15, 2015

An international juried exhibition sponsored by the Women’s Caucus for Art Philadelphia Chapter, of work by mid-career and emerging WOMEN, and women-identified, artists age 35 and over, being JURIED by DIANE BURKO and EILEEN NEFF and held at CRANE ARTS in Philadelphia, PA in NOVEMBER 2015. The contextual space of this show is the stubbornness and persistence of artistic vocation. Entry fee.

Details:

http://phila-wca.blogspot.com


CALL FOR QUILTS – August 15, 2015

Quilts=Art=Quilts (QAQ) in an international juried quilt exhibition at the Schweinfurth Art Center in Auburn, New York. Jurors select quilts based on overall quality of design, visual impact and originality. Prizes are awarded, including $1,000 for Best of Show. The opening weekend of the exhibit will include a reception, awards presentation, lecture and workshops. Entry Fee.

Details:

http://www.qaqentry.org


STARBRICK CLAY NATIONAL CUP SHOW – August 10, 2015

This is a juried, national, contemporary ceramic cup show. David Hiltner, founder and Executive Director of Red Lodge Clay Center in Red Lodge, Montana, will be the juror. Cash Prizes. The show runs from September 25 through October 25, 2015. Entry fee.

Details:

740-753-1011
http://www.starbrick.com/starbrick-clay-national-cup-show-2015-prospectus.html
starbrick@gmail.com


GRANTS AVAILABLE FOR CALIFORNIA COMMUNITY STORIES – AUGUST 3, 2015

Cal Humanities is pleased to offer grants of $10,000 through our Community Stories program to support story-based public humanities projects that collect, preserve, interpret, and share the stories of California communities用ast and present including: story-based performances, community forums, websites, video and radio documentaries and interpretive exhibits.

Details:

http://calhum.org/news/blog/community-stories-grant-application-guidelines-now-avail


CALL to ARTISTS for TATTOO FLASH – August 2, 2015

For this call for art we are looking for illustrations and artwork designed to be tattoos or inspired by the culture of tattoos. All local, national and international artists, professional and amateur and multiple art mediums will be considered in this call for art.

Details:

949-667-1803
http://www.laslagunagallery.com/#!flash/ci1e
laslagunagallery@gmail.com


FILM FESTIVAL “FILM FEST GENT” ACCEPTING SUBMISSIONS – August 1, 2015

The 42nd Film Fest Gent is scheduled October 13th to 24th 2015 in Belgium. Film Fest Gent is a competitive festival, focusing on ‘The Impact of Music on Film’. Submission fee.

Details:

http://www.filmfestival.be/en/industry-desk?utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Call%20for%20entries&utm_content=Call%20for%20entries+CID_13478a0a8102a32acff5091a0a7de474&utm_source=Email%20marketing%20software&utm_term=our%20website


DREAM QUEST ONE POETRY & WRITING CONTEST SUMMER 2015 – July 31, 2015

Open to anyone who enjoys expressing innermost thoughts and feelings into the beautiful literary art of poetry and/or writing a story that’s worth telling everyone. Write a poem 30 lines or fewer on any subject or a short story, 5 pages maximum length on any theme, for a chance to win cash prizes totaling $1,275! Entry fees.

Details:

http://www.dreamquestone.com
alwest56@hotmail.com


WOODBLOCK EXHIBITION IN KYOTO JAPAN BY KIWA – July 31, 2015

Kyoto International Woodprint Association Exhibition: March 22 to 27, 2016. Kyoto Municipal Museum. Tours to other Japanese cities, Greece, Austria, in 2016, 2017. Prizes by several donors. Every submission accepted for show and catalog. On-line Entry Form required. No entry fee.

Details:

http://www.kiwa.net
rks-rks1@nifty.com


DECEMBER CULTURE AND TRAVEL WRITING RESIDENCY IN LAREDO, TX – July 31, 2015

Spend three glorious days this December soaking in the rich, Spanish colonial culture of Laredo, Texas. The residency, designed for culture and travel writers, will be a fun, three-day cultural immersion for up to five selected fellows to join travel writer Tiffany Owens, photographer Bob Johnson, and Artsmith director and writer Jill McCabe Johnson as they explore the city and environs.

Details:

http://orcasartsmith.org
info@orcasartsmith.org


CALL TO WOMEN OF COLOUR FOR WRITING AND ART – July 31, 2015

Room Magazine invites submissions of writing and art about the experience of being racialized, dealing with racial discrimination, grappling with representation, defining one’s identity or identities, lost and reclaimed histories, as well as stories about loss, love, heartbreak, and triumph. Small submission fee for writing. No fee for art. Paid upon publication.

Details:

http://www.roommagazine.com/magazine/391-women-colour


THE 11TH ANNUAL VOICES OF LINCOLN, CA POETRY CONTEST – July 25, 2015

Contest categories: Only In America, Happy Endings, Strange But True, Unforgettable, If Pets Could Talk. Poets may submit 3 poems, each from a different category. Young Poets, 18 or under, compete in Young Poets category. For PDF copy of Entry Form, contact Alan Lowe at listed email. Entry Forms must be received by July 25, 2015. No entry fee.

Details:

slolowe@icloud.com


CALL TO ARTISTS FOR 14TH ALL MEDIA ONLINE JURIED COMPETITION – July 24, 2015

Upstream People Gallery calling to all artists worldwide. Original works in all media including alternative media, paintings, sculpture, prints, drawing, photographs, papier collé, assemblage, installation, digital manipulation, ceramics, fiber, mixed media and all other except video (video stills encouraged). Early entry deadline: July 8th. Entry Fee.

Details:

http://www.upstreampeoplegallery.com/schedule/prospectus.asp?XD=8/1/2015


“SECRET ARTWORK IN THE MEDICINE CABINET” MEMPHIS ART GALLERY – July 20, 2015

Follow link for complete instructions. Selected artist will be notified one month prior to the exhibition to allow for adequate shipping time. Just create something great with an imaginative idea and use of materials that fits the spacial requirements. We look forward to reviewing your submission! Circuitous Succession Gallery. Entry fee.

Details:

901-229-1041
https://squareup.com/market/soulrecorder/secret-artwork-in-the-medicine-cabinet
director@circuitoussuccession.com


2016 ARTIST RESIDENCIES IN ZION NATIONAL PARK – July 17, 2015

The Artist-in-Residence Program at Zion National Park offers fours month-long sessions for professional artists to pursue their artistic discipline while surrounded by the park’s inspiring landscape. Artists are given rent-free use of a furnished park house or a campsite in the main canyon area. $300 stipend. Application Fee.

Details:

http://www.nps.gov/zion/getinvolved/supportyourpark/upload/Application-and-Contract-2016.pdf


ART IN THE PARK ART FAIR – July 17, 2015

$700 in awards given during this 29th annual one-day juried art fair on Saturday, September 12, 2015. This art fair features approx. 60 artist vendors, children’s activities area, live music and a food court. Prospectus available on line after March 1st. Questions, please call Galesburg Civic Art Center at 309-342-7415. Entry fee, booth fee and 4 images must accompany entry.

Details:

309-342-7415
http://www.galesburgarts.org
info@galesburgarts.org


STILL LIFE: THE ART OF MOONSHINE – July 16, 2015

From the Heart of Middle Tennessee & Beyond to the Far Corners of the American Psyche, Still Life is a thematic juried exhibition curated by & including art from Dr. Brian Harnetty & Elias Hansen. Open to all media including, but not limited to, studio art, graphic design, performance, sound art, photography, video & musical composition. U.S. artists invited to apply. Entry fee (no fee to undergrads).

Details:

615-898-5653
http://tinyurl.com/moonshineart
eric.snyder@mtsu.edu


WATER WORKS – July 15, 2015

Original 2-D artwork in which water is clearly depicted as the primary force, object, or consequence is eligible. Juror is Kevin Adkins, Creative Director at the Washington Post. Awards $1000. Exhibition runs Sep 16- Nov 1. Entry fee.

Details:

410-268-4566
http://mdfedart.com/classic/pages/call_for_artists.php?panel=-1
info@mdfedart.org


PACE POSTCARD COMPETITION 2015 – July 15, 2015

Celebrating the art of the postcard in this competition open to all artists 18 and older. Original artwork, photography, and digital accepted as well. Cash prizes and a traveling exhibit.

Details:

847-975-8391
http://www.lcfpd.org/pace/
postcardcompetition@gmail.com


2015 POETRY AND FICTION COMPETITION – July 15, 2015

Ambit Magazine announces the launch of its 2015 Poetry and Fiction Competition. There’s no theme this year – just send us your best work on any subject, in any style. The competition is open to anyone, of any age of any nationality, aged 16 or over. Entry Fee.

Details:

http://www.ambitmagazine.co.uk/ambit-summer-writing-competition-2015


ROOM MAGAZINE COMPETITION FOR FICTION AND POETRY BY WOMEN – July 15, 2015

Room is Canada’s oldest literary journal by and about women. Room is seeking short stories up to 3,500 words and poems up to 150 lines. All entries must be original, unpublished, not submitted or accepted elsewhere for publication. Over $2000 in prizes. Entry fee.

Details:

http://www.roommagazine.com/contests


INTERNATIONAL ART CONTEST – July 14, 2015

The Contest is open to all mature artists. The term mature refers to artists who create art, and not children or students still under the influence of a tutor. The artwork must have been created within 12 months of entry date. An artwork cannot be entered in two successive years. The majority of the piece must be created by the artist, especially with digital art. Consequently a photograph does not qualify here as art even if it has been modified by digital filters alone. Entry fee.

Details:

http://www.international-art-contest.com/art_contest_conditions.asp


CALL TO ARTISTS FOR “PHYSIQUE” EXHIBITION – July 11, 2015

Linus Galleries wants to see your renditions of the human physique! Calls are open to all local, domestic, national and international professional and amateur artists. All art mediums will be considered, from photography, wall sculpture, fabric, mixed media, all paintings and drawings including, oil, acrylic, pastels, ink, graphite, etc. Submission fee.

Details:

http://linusgallery.com/call-for-entries/physique-deadline-july-11-2015


CALL FOR ARTISTS – NEW ENGLAND COLLECTIVE VI – July 10, 2015

Call for Artists: The Sixth Annual New England Collective Juried Exhibition at Galatea Fine Art in Boston’s SOWA Thayer Street Art District. August 5-30, 2015. All media. Juror: Mim Brooks Fawcett, Director of the Attleboro Arts Museum. Entry Fee.

Details:

617-542-1500
http://www.galateafineart.com
galateafinearts@yahoo.com


CONEY ISLAND FILM FESTIVAL – July 10, 2015

indiefilmpage.com and Coney Island USA present: The 15th Annual Coney Island Film Festival, September 18 – 20, 2015. Coney Island Film Fest Voted “One of MovieMaker Magazine’s Coolest Film Festivals in the World”. Entry fee.

Details:

http://www.coneyislandfilmfestival.com


ALL ABOUT STEAM PUNK ART JURIED SHOW – July 5, 2015

“Steampunk refers to a subgenre of science fiction and sometimes fantasy—also in recent years a fashion and lifestyle movement—that incorporates technology and aesthetic designs inspired by 19th-century industrial steam-powered machinery”, says Wikipedia. All Media welcome. No entry fee. Display fee upon acceptance

Details:

630-428-4639
http://arteriefinearts.com/artwork/3751863_All_About_Steam_Punk_Art.html
info@arteriefinearts.com


”SCIENCE & ART” JURIED SHOW – July 5, 2015

[private] Science and Art are two aspects of human cultural activity and experience. We find aesthetic inspiration from structures found in nature, and works of art can provide novel insights to scientists. Only our age of extreme division of labor brought about a separation between science and art. No Entry Fee. Display Fee upon acceptance. All Media Welcome

Details:

630-428-4639
http://arteriefinearts.com/artwork/3751710_Science_Art_show.html


WORKS ON PAPER: POLICE BRUTALITY ART BOOK. – July 4, 2015

Seeking work which exposes the viewer to multiple perspectives on police brutality. Submit CV, one image of your 8 1/2 x 11 page for the book (one side of page only) 100 words or less about your submission, and a 35 word max bio. No returns. Notification by email of acceptance only. No entry fee.

Details:

https://artdictionbook.wordpress.com/2015/05/24/submit-bitch


JURIED PUBLIC SCULPTURE EXHIBITION – July 1, 2015

10 locations on the streets of Charlottesville, VA for the display of public sculpture from Oct., 2015 thru Sept.,2016. Stipend of $1500. Jury deadline for submission of existing or proposed work: July 1, 2015.

Details:

434-979-5388
http://artinplace.org


RICEPAPER MAGAZINE FICTION CONTEST – July 1, 2015

Ricepaper’s Annual Secret Ingredient Fiction Contest is a 500-words-max flash fiction contest. The piece of work must include the mystery ingredient selected by Ricepaper’s editorial staff…RAMEN. Open to anyone. Submission fee.

Details:

http://ricepapermagazine.ca/contests


CALL TO PHOTOGRAPHERS FOR AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE – July 1, 2015

Dotphotozine is seeking a coherent body of work by an ambitious photographer for the Dotphotozine Award for Excellence in Photography. The winning photographer will receive a $1,000 cash prize and a four-page spread in the analog and digital editions, published in September, 2015. This is open to all US citizens 21 and over. Entry Fee.

Details:

http://dotphotozine.com


CALL TO WATERMEDIA ARTISTS FOR NATIONAL EXHIBITION – July 1, 2015

Northstar Watermedia Society invites entries from watermedia artists aged 18 and over. $4000 in cash and other prizes. entry fee.

Details:

http://northstarwatermedia.com/exhibitions


2016 GREAT AMERICAN FICTION COMPETITION – July 1, 2015

The Saturday Evening Post is asking for submissions of previously unpublished fiction (excluding personal website and/or blog publication). Stories must be between 1,500 and 5,000 words in length. Your story should in some way touch upon the publication’s mission: Celebrating America — past, present, and future. Cash and publication prizes. Entry Fee.

Details:

http://www.saturdayeveningpost.com/fiction-contest


HISTORIC WEST END ARTSFEST – July 1, 2015

The Historic West End ARTSfest (North Carolina), a juried fine art and fine craft show is now accepting applications for the Sept. 27th show. Prizes include Best in Show, Cover Award, Jurors Choice [4], Merit [4] and Best Booth. Artists may apply through EntryThingy on our website. Application fee.

Details:

336-748-0260
http://www.artsfestws.com
ws.artsfest@gmail.com


JGS PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST – June 30, 2015

Submit three “forward thinking” photographs to our ongoing, juried contest. Make sure your selected images have not already been published and relate to one another, adding up to a larger story. Each quarterly winner will receive $1000 and a virtual solo show. Annual Award: $5000. Runners-up are presented with fine art books and will see their images presented on our site. No entry fee.

Details:

http://bit.ly/12IyKLk


THE INTERNATIONAL PAINTING ANNUAL 6: CASH PRIZES AWARDED – June 30, 2015

This is a BOOK project of Manifest Press, an extension of Manifest Gallery calling for submissions of original works, created within 2012-2015, using any media applicable to the practice of traditional painting including but not limited to printmaking, digital/new media, photography, sculpture, drawing, installation, etc. There will be three cash prizes of $1200, $500, and $300.

Details:

513-861-3638
http://www.manifestgallery.org/inpa6/index.html
Jason@manifestgallery.org


ONLINE JURIED ART COMPETITION – June 30, 2015

All artists are invited to enter our 11th annual competition. Cash awards totaling $4,500. Awards Judge: Charles Long, Professor of Art at the University of California, Riverside. All media except video/film, wearable art (clothing or jewelry). Selected finalists will appear in a year-long online exhibit beginning August 15th. Entry fee.

Details:

http://www.artkudos.com/callforentries.html
info@artkudos.com


MCLELLAN FESTIVAL POETRY CONTEST – June 30, 2015

Poems should be no more than 80 lines and can be in any style and on any subject. You may enter any number of poems. This is an international competition, open to all. First prize £1.000. Second prize £300. Third prize £100, Six Commendations of £25. Entry Fee.

Details:

http://www.arrantheatreandarts.org/index.php/mclellan-festival/poetry-competition


STRANGE FIGURATIONS SURREAL AND VISIONARY ART- June 30, 2015

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. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery, September 10 – October 3, 2015. $2200 in Direct Art Magazine publication awards. Deadline June 30.

Details:

http://www.slowart.com/prospectus/strange.htm


NORTH STREET BOOK PRIZE FOR SELF PUBLISHED BOOKS – June 30, 2015

A new contest from Winning Writers. Three authors will each win $1,500 plus expert marketing services. Categories: Mainstream/Literary Fiction, Genre Fiction, and Creative Nonfiction. $6,000 in total cash prizes. Co-sponsors: BookBaby and Carolyn Howard-Johnson, author of The Frugal Book Promoter. Judges: Jendi Reiter and Ellen LaFleche. Submit online or by mail. Entry fee.

Details:

866-946-9748
https://www.winningwriters.com/north
adam@winningwriters.com


CALL FOR ARTISTS FOR “REALISM” EXHIBITION – June 28, 2015

Linus Galleries wants to see art that captures realism through approach of your choosing. Open to local, domestic, national and international professional and amateur artists. All mediums considered, from photography, wall sculpture, fabric, mixed media, all paintings and drawings including, oil, acrylic, pastels, ink, graphite, etc. Entry Fee.

Details:

http://linusgallery.com/call-for-entries/realism-deadline-june-28-2015


AMERICAN WOMEN ARTISTS 2015 NATIONAL JURIED COMPETITION – June 28, 2015

American Women Artists Call for Entries for National Juried Competition Exhibition. Open to women who paint, draw, sculpt representational work. Apply through Juried Art Services. Applicants MUST be Associate Member of AWA; membership information and show prospectus available at AWA website. AWARDS – Over $25,000 in cash and prizes, with a Best of Show award package over $9000. ENTRY FEE

Details:

http://www.americanwomenartists.org
contact@americanwomenartists.org


NUDE: 7TH ANNUAL COMPETITIVE EXHIBIT EXPLORING HUMAN FORM – June 26, 2015

Manifest is excited to renew our invitation to artists to submit works in any media, of any style or genre (abstract, conceptual, highly realistic, etc.), and of any size and media, for consideration in Manifest’s international competitive exhibit, NUDE, exploring the uncovered human form in current art.

Details:

513-861-3638
http://www.manifestgallery.org/nude/index.html
jason@manifestgallery.org


ART CALL “FIGURATIVE” ONLINE ART COMPETITION – June 26, 2015

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery invites 2D and 3D artists (including photography) to submit work for possible inclusion in the Gallery’s July 2015 “Figurative” group art exhibition. Art can be representational or abstract, but no erotic art. Deadline is June 26, 2015. Winners receive worldwide publicity and promotion. Entry fee.

Details:

888-490-3530
http://www.lightspacetime.com
info@lightspacetime.com


2015 CALIFORNIA OPEN JURIED EXHIBITION – June 26, 2015

Sponsored by TAG Gallery in Santa Monica, The CA Open is open to all U.S. residents, 18 years or older, working in fine art media. Categories include: Computer Art, Drawing, Mixed Media, Painting, Photography, Printmaking and Sculpture. Entry Fee.

Details:

http://www.taggallery.net/ca-open


ARTISTS RESIDENCY WORKSHOP IN TUSCANY, ITALY – June 26, 2015

International Award. In the city of Florence, Italy. Tuscany Plein Air, is accepting submissions for its annual international juried, landscape painting workshop. Tuscany Plein Air offer, accommodation, workshops and a transportation stipend. The successful applicant can demonstrate an affinity for landscape painting. Workshop dates 12-20th of September 2015.

Details:

http://tinyurl.com/m4c8lml
scholarship@tuscanypleinair.com


RESIDENCY & GALLERY MANAGER OPPORTUNITY IN MEMPHIS, TN – June 25, 2015

Circuitous Succession Gallery is offering a three Month Residency & Gallery Manager Internship – Free studio space for three months with 24/7 access, 15% sales commission, on the job gallery management experience, solo exhibition of work created during your residency. Emerging to mid-career artists working in all mediums will be considered. RFQ Required.

Details:

http://www.circuitoussuccession.com/opportunities/
director@circuitoussuccession.com


STILL LIFE 2015 | INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHIC CALL FOR ENTRY – June 24, 2015

The Theme for this photographic call for entry is Still Life. We welcome all artist interpretations on the Still Life theme. All capture types and photographic processes are eligible to submit. The juror is Del Zogg of the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Awards Given. For more information visit, c4fap.org.

Details:

970-224-1010
http://www.c4fap.org/exhibitions/still-life-with-del-zogg
coordinator@c4fap.org


CALL TO ARTISTS FOR “COLOR: BOLD/SUBTLE” – June 24, 2015

Upstream People Gallery’s 12th Annual Color: Bold/Subtle Juried Online International Art Exhibition calls all artists worldwide with bold and/or subtle use of color in artwork, in all media, genre, processes and forms. Cash and promotion awards. Early entry deadline June 8th. Entry Fee.

Details:

http://www.upstreampeoplegallery.com/schedule/prospectus.asp?XD=7/1/2015


AMERICAN MADE SHOW AT DALLAS MARKET CENTER – June 22, 2015

June 25-28, 2015 Dallas Market Center Are you a studio artist looking to branch into the wholesale marketplace? Have you exhibited in major gift shows and found it difficult to compete against mass-manufactured imports? We are proudly partnering with Dallas Market Center to promote American craftsmanship. Entry fee.

Details:

800-432-7238
http://budurl.com/j2a9
sales@rosengrp.com


HERE & NOW: A JURIED EXHIBITION FOR CONTEMPORARY PAINTERS – June 20, 2015

Open to artists in the United States working in contemporary painting. No cost to submit. All painting media accepted, from oil to encaustic to water media. No size requirements. One winner will be offered representation and a solo show at Galleri Urbane in 2016.

Details:

http://www.galleriurbane.com


ANNUAL CONTEMPORARY ART SURVEY – June 19, 2015

The Fort Collins Lincoln Center invites visual artists residing in the US to enter our national juried Annual Contemporary Art Survey with Guest Curator Dean Sobel, Executive Director of the Clyfford Still Museum in Denver, CO. The exhibition is an open call to artists working in all media We are seeking works in all media that together will present a survey of contemporary art in America.

Details:

970-416-2737
http://tinyurl.com/lujuuok
jshoaff@fcgov.com


SMART DEVICE JURIED PHOTO SHOW BEST OF THE BOROUGHS; NYC – June 19, 2015

Juried competition challenges you to illustrate, through photography, what makes the boroughs you live or work in (or have lived or worked in) THE best borough of New York City. The challenge is to capture images with digital devices and to utilize one or any combination of the emerging apps, software, gadgets and technologies available on and for smart phones & devices. AFFORDABLE entry fee.

Details:

http://tinyurl.com/qakmrpc
creativephotoguild@gmail.com


AMERICAN LANDSCAPES EXHIBITION OPEN FOR ENTRY – June 17, 2015

Original 2-D and 3-D artwork depicting a landscape from one of the Americas is eligible for entry. Juror: John Morrell, Georgetown University. Cash awards $1000. Entry fee.

Details:

410-268-4566
http://www.mdfedart.org
American Landscapes PDF
info@mdfedart.org


AMERICAN LANDSCAPES EXHIBITION OPEN FOR ENTRY – June 17, 2015

Original 2-D or 3-D artwork depicting a landscape from one of the Americas is eligible for entry. Juror is John Morrell of Georgetown University. Cash awards total $1000.

Details:

410-268-4566
http://www.mdfedart.org
info@mdfedart.org