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SOUTHWEST ART’s ARTISTIC EXCELLENCE COMPETITION Get your artwork spotlighted in Southwest Art and win $2000! Enter your best work in our competition and show us your Artistic Excellence! The 13 winning artists will be published in the December 2015 issue of Southwest Art and on our website. PLUS one lucky winner will be chosen for that issue’s cover art. Entry fee. Details: http://bit.ly/ArtisticExcellence15 OR SouthwestArtCompetition@fwmedia.com

June 6, 2015
DAVE BOWN PROJECTS: $10,000 IN CASH PRIZES Jurors: Claire C. Carter, Curator of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art; Carmen Hermo, Assistant Curator for Collections, Guggenheim Museum, New York; Anna Stothart, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, San Antonio Museum of Art. In addition to the cash prizes listed above; Dave Bown Projects will be buying works of art from artists as submissions are received. Early entries are encouraged. Previewing will occur on a daily and weekly basis by Dave Bown Projects as submissions are received. Entry fee. Details: +1-917-365-5265 OR http://davebownprojects.com OR info@davebownprojects.com

June 30, 2015
STRANGE FIGURATIONS SURREAL AND VISIONARY ART 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

April 30, 2015
STILL LIFE: THE ART OF MOONSHINE 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. The deadline for entry is July 16, 2015. Entry fee (no fee to undergrads). Details: 615-898-5653 OR http://tinyurl.com/moonshineart OR eric.snyder@mtsu.edu
May 1, 2015
THE ARTIST’S MAGAZINE ANNUAL ART COMPETITION More than $24,000 in prizes will be awarded, and Top Award Winners will be featured in the December 2015 issue of The Artist’s Magazine! All winners will also appear in a special online gallery. There are 5 categories for you to compete and win. Plus, there’s a Special Student/Beginner Division for new artists. Entry fee. Details: 715-445-4612 OR http://bit.ly/TAMAnnualADL OR art-competition@fwmedia.com
May 1, 2015
ART COMES ALIVE OVER $175,000 IN AWARDS TO ARTISTS ADC, Art Design Consultants, Inc. proudly sponsors ART COMES ALIVE (ACA), an annual fine art contest and exhibit that awards artists working in a variety of mediums & categories. ACA is a great opportunity for artists to be acknowledged for their talents, gain exposure nationally, connect with the industry art leaders & win awards. This year we have over $175,000 in awards to artists! Details: 513-723-1222OR http://adcfineart.com/selling-artists-works OR elizabeth@adcfineart.com
May 1, 2015
CONCORD MA SEEKING ARTIST IN RESIDENCE The Umbrella’s Artist-in-Residence program provides space and support for a new artist to develop their work while connecting to the Greater Boston art community. The selected artist will commit to regular, active, and productive use of the studio space starting September 15, 2015. In addition, the artist will be expected to participate in the annual open studio weekend and in half of the monthly First Thursday events. Application fee. Details: http://tinyurl.com/mwob7bb
May 1, 2015
ARTIST RESIDENCIES AT THE STUDIOS OF KEY WEST The island’s premiere arts organization is accepting applications from working artists from around the world. One month residencies are awarded to visual artists, writers, composers, performers, and interdisciplinary artists. Facilities include four residency cottages and a newly renovated 14,000 square foot building in Old Town housing a theater, classrooms and exhibition space. Application Fee. Details: 305-296-0458 ORhttp://www.tskw.org OR elena@tskw.org
May 1, 2015
SOHO PHOTO GALLERY 2015 NATIONAL COMPETITION Soho Photo Gallery of New York City, 20th annual National Competition. Open to U.S. residents, minimum age 18. Photo-based works exhibited at our Gallery. No limitation on subject matter. Elizabeth Avedon, juror, will select 40 winners for exhibition in July. Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place plus prizes. Entry fee. Details: http://www.sohophoto.com/participate/competitions/national OR jmorgovsky@gmail.com
May 2, 2015
CALL FOR ART_ YOU ARE HERE You Are Here will be a group exhibition that investigates how artists use cartography in creative ways and their interpretations of the function and meaning of maps we make and use in contemporary life. All media considered. Open to all artists in the U.S. and territories. No entry fee. Details: 845-784-1146 OR http://www.annstreetgallery.org OR vwalsh@annstreetgallery.org
May 7, 2015
CALL FOR ENTRIES: 2015 LANGE TAYLOR PRIZE — WORDS + IMAGES $10,000 award from the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University supports documentary artists, working alone or in teams, who are involved in extended, on-going fieldwork projects that rely on and exploit the interplay of words and images. The winner(s) also receive solo exhibition and inclusion in archive at Duke. Entry fee. Details: 919-660-3662 ORhttp://documentarystudies.duke.edu/awards
May 9, 2015
28th ANNUAL NORTHERN NATIONAL ART COMPETITION More than $8,500 in prize money, including three $1,000 Awards of Excellence. This juried competition is open to artists 18 or older and are working in any medium that is “wall-hangable”. Work needs to be original and recent. We are looking for a varied contemporary art exhibit. Exhibit is at Nicolet College in Rhinelander, Wisconsin. Runs July 18 – September 11, 2015. Entry fee. Details:http://TinyURL.com/ajcwzww OR kralph@nicoletcollege.edu
May 11, 2015
CALL FOR PHOTOGRAPHY: ALTERNATIVE PROCESSES Historical, thoroughly modern, or a combination of techniques: platinum, palladium, silver gelatin, cyanotype, salt print, caffenol print, cross processed, multiple exposure, solarization, tintype, wet collodion, photo encaustic… you get the idea. Juror: Amy Holmes George. 40 works to be displayed in our gallery. Application fee. Details: 802-388-4500 OR http://www.vtphotoworkplace.com/id284.html ORphotos@photoplacegallery.com
May 15, 2015
CALL TO THE VIDEO DANCE SHOWCASE 2015 Individual choreographers, dance companies and video directors are welcome to submit their projects to be presented in the “Video-Dance Showcase”, to be held between September 25th and October 11th 2015, in Almada, Portugal. The selection board will decide on the selected projects until May 31, 2015. Entry fee. Details: http://www.cdanca-almada.pt/en/festival-pt/applications OR quinzena@cdanca-almada.pt
May 19, 2015
JASPER COMMUNITY ARTS, CALL FOR MURALIST Reviewing proposals for a commissioned public exterior art mural in the City of Jasper, Indiana for 2015. All media. No fees. Professional artists only. Send 3 images by email or CD, along with resume. 3-Step process for entries. Visit www.jasperarts.org or call 812-482-3070 for more information. Deadline: May 19, 2015. Details: 812-482-3070 OR http://www.jasperarts.org
May 20, 2015
CALL FOR ENTRIES: NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBIT All fine art, traditional and alternate 2D and 3D media, as well as innovative and experimental approaches accepted in South Arkansas Arts Center’s exhibit. Juror Dr. Stanton Thomas, curator at the Memphis Brooks Museum of Art in Memphis, TN, where the museums collection and exhibitions reflect the art of world cultures from antiquity to the present. Entry Fee. Details: 870-862-5474 OR http://saac-arts.com/?page_id=6478 OR juriedart@saac-arts.org
May 22, 2015
37TH ANNUAL JURIED FINE ARTS EXHIBITION CALL FOR ARTISTS Smithtown Township Arts Council seeks entries for its 37th Annual Juried Fine Arts exhibition at the Mills Pond House Gallery, St. James, New York. Exhibit dates: June 27-July 22,2015. Open to Local and National Artists. Juror David H. Reuss. $45/up to 3 entries. Cash Prizes. A call for original artwork (drawing, painting, illustration, sculpture) No photography. Details: 631-862-6575 ORhttp://www.stacarts.org OR gallery@stacarts.org
May 25, 2015
LACDA 2015 International “Top 40” Juried Competition Curator: Joanna Szupinska-Myers, Curator of Exhibitions at California Museum of Photography. Enter our juried competition for digital art and photography. Entrants submit three JPEG files of original work. All styles of artwork and photography where digital processes of any kind were integral to the creation of the images are acceptable. Forty artists and photographers will be selected and shown in an international group exhibition in our gallery June 11-July 3 2015. Deadline May 25, 2015. Entry fee. Details: http://lacda.com/juried/juriedshow.html
May 31, 2015
CALL FOR ARTISTS: IMAGES OF GRIEF AND HEALING The Chandler Gallery at Maud Morgan Arts invites artists to submit work for an exhibition that explores the ideas of loss, grief and ultimately healing. Art making has the ability to move people along their journey of grief and loss into a more balanced place of healing and hope. In the face of tragedy, the creative process can help recalibrate a mourner’s life. Entry fee. Details:http://maudmorgan.com/gallery/imagesgriefhealing2015_call.htm
June 5, 2015
AMOA BIENNIAL 600: SCULPTURE Any work of art in three-dimensions may be submitted for consideration. The juror is Leigh Arnold: Assistant Curator at The Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, Texas. Artists must be 18 years of age or older and reside within a 600 mile radius of Amarillo, Texas. Artists may submit images of up to three artworks with a maximum of three images of each work. There is no entry fee. Details: 806-371-5050 OR http://www.amarilloart.org/index.php?module=pagesmith&uop=view_page&id=75 OR amoa@actx.edu
June 5, 2015
VISAURAL: SIGHT, SOUND AND ACTION (CALL FOR ART) Combine your Art with Music! Submit art around themes of social, cultural, economic, human rights, women’s rights, political and social justice activism and choose music to go along with their work. Works will be shown with QR codes so viewers can listen to music while viewing your art. Venue: Nave Gallery Annex, Somerville, MA, 10/8 – 10/31/15 in conjunction with the Honk Festival! Entry Fee. Details:http://www.gutfreundcornettart.com OR gutfreundcornettart@gmail.com
June 8, 2015
MAI WYN FINE ART ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION National call for entry open to visual artists working in any media. Located in the heart of Denver’s Art District on Santa Fe Drive, Mai Wyn Fine Art has emerged as an incubator for both emerging and established talent. A limited number of works will be selected for inclusion in the show. However one artist is awarded “best of show” and receives a solo exhibition at Mai Wyn Fine Art in 2016. Details: 303-893-4182 ORhttp://maiwyn.com/callforentry OR info@maiwyn.com
June 10, 2015
CALL FOR ARTISTS: BLACK & WHITE Announcing our 2nd national Black and White juried art show at BWAC, with prestigious juror Christiane Paul, Adjunct Curator of Media Arts at the Whitney Museum of American Art. $3000 in cash prizes will be awarded including $1000 Best of Show. The exhibit runs August 1 – 23, 2015. Explore the motion-detecting, low-light survival value of our eyes’ black & white sight. Entry fee. Details: 718-596-2506 ORhttp://bwac.org/2015/04/black-white-2015 OR bwacinfo@aol.com
June 12, 2015
STREET ART FESTIVAL 2015 CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS The Street Art Festival celebrates and supports Nottingham’s thriving alternative art scene. Up to six pieces per person and all work will be hung salon style. All submissions will be displayed. Submissions can be delivered to the gallery on the delivery dates with a completed application form (downloaded from surfacegallery.org). Prizes will be awarded at the launch party. Application Fee. Details: 011-594-0793 ORhttp://www.surfacegallery.org/opportunities
June 14, 2015
[…] IN RESIDENCY ZK/U BERLIN OPEN CALL In the context of its research and residency program, ZK/U offers a “living & work” space for artists, scholars and practitioners working in the fields of urban research, geography, anthropology, urbanism, architecture and the humanities. The programme is open to brave, curious, artists in their field, working on the edge of their practice. Details: http://www.zku-berlin.org/apply OR info@zku-berlin.org
August 15, 2015
OLD ENOUGH TO KNOW BETTER 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
December 1, 2015
SLAM LOCAL ARTIST MARKET (DAVIS SQ. SOMERVILLE) 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 OR http://burren.com/SLAM.html ORmarykeane55@hotmail.com
April 1, 2015
THE ARTIST’S MAGAZINE ANNUAL ART COMPETITION More than $25,000 in prizes will be awarded, and Top Award Winners will be featured in the December 2015 issue of The Artist’s Magazine! All winners will also appear in a special online gallery. There are 5 categories for you to compete and win. Plus, there’s a Special Student/Beginner Division for new artists. Entry fee. Details: 715-445-4612 OR bit.ly/TAMAnnualADL OR art-competition@fwmedia.com

June 6, 2015
DAVE BOWN PROJECTS: $10,000 IN CASH PRIZES Jurors: TBD. In addition to the cash prizes listed above; Dave Bown Projects will be buying works of art from artists as submissions are received. Early entries are encouraged. Previewing will occur on a daily and weekly basis by Dave Bown Projects as submissions are received. Entry fee. Details: +1-917-365-5265 OR http://davebownprojects.com OR info@davebownprojects.com

January 5, 2015
12th ANNUAL OUTDOOR JURIED EXHIBIT CASH AWARDS Embracing Our Differences is accepting submissions for its annual outdoor art exhibit celebrating diversity and inclusion displayed April & May 2015 in Southwest FL USA. 39 artists will be selected and national and international submissions are encouraged. $3,000 (US) in awards. No entry fee. Details: 941-404-5710 OR http://embracingourdifferences.org OR Info@EmbracingOurDifferences.org

December 23, 2014 2015 SMALL WORKS EXHIBITION WOMEN ARTISTS Call for Women Artists, 18+ for the 2015 Small Works Exhibition (2/4-25, 2015) N.A.W.A. Gallery, 80 Fifth Avenue, Suite 1405, NYC. Max. Size: 15″ x 15″ x 5″ Sculpture: 15″ high Max. 35 lbs. Notifications: January 7, 2015. Application fee. Details: 212-675-1616 OR http://thenawa.org/download-forms OR office@thenawa.org

December 28, 2014 CHRONOGRAPH: PHOTOGRAPHY AND TIME Photography is a medium renowned for freezing time. However, there are many facets and dichotomies this theme of chronology can visually explore. Entry fee. Details: 802-777-3686 ORhttp://http://www.darkroomgallery.com/ex65 OR info@darkroomgallery.com

December 30, 2014 INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT CALL FOR PUBLIC ART PROPOSALS The Broward Cultural Council Public Art & Design Program is seeking to commission a professional artist or team of artists for five public art opportunities at the Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport. Application fee. Details: 954-357-7457 OR http://www.broward.org/Arts/PublicArt/Pages/Calls.aspx

December 31, 2014 CALL FOR ENTRIES! DREAM QUEST ONE POETRY & WRITING CONTEST International, open to anyone who enjoys expressing their innermost thoughts and feelings into the beautiful literary art of poetry and/or writing a story that’s worth telling everyone, for a chance to win cash prizes totaling $1,275. Write a poem, 30 lines or fewer on any subject and /or write a short story, 5 pages maximum length on any theme to ENTER NOW! Entry fee. Details:http://www.dreamquestone.com OR alwest56@hotmail.com

December 31, 2014 GALLERY ONE IN PRINT Accepted entries will be included in a month-long exhibition in May of 2015 in the beautifully restored Gallery One in downtown Ellensburg. Open to all printmakers 18 or older working in the US. There will be opportunities for lectures, workshops, and/or special events. $1500 in awards will be distributed by the jurors. A print catalog will be created. Entry fee is $30 for up to three entries. Details: 509-925-2670 OR http://www.gallery-one.org/?portfolio=gallery-one-in-print OR renee@gallery-one.org

December 31, 2014 INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR SMALL WORKS An exhibition of Small Works to be held at the Limner Gallery January 29 – February 21, 2015. Open to all media and styles of artwork, 20″ maximum dimension on any side including frame. Entry fee. Sponsored by/details: SlowArt Productions 123 Warren Street Hudson NY 12534 http://www.slowart.com/prospectus/small.htm

December 31, 2014 PIPELINE IDEAS COMPETITION $1,000 prize plus commission to fabricate and install. Dazzle us with your creative ideas to re-use massive cast iron water pump components for functional items like seating or bike racks, way-finding and signage, or sculpture. One winning entry will receive $1,000 just for the idea. Fabrication and installation budget and schedule will be contingent upon agreement with the artist. The goal is to commission the winner to fabricate and install the work in a new park overlooking the scenic Charles River, in Medfield, Massachusetts. Entry fee. Details: http://medfieldculture.org/2014/11/25/ideas-competition-pipeline OR JeanMineo@aol.com

December 31, 2014 CALL FOR PRINTMAKERS Seeking printmakers releasing signed and numbered limited editions of silkscreens, lithos, etching, and giclee prints. All themes considered. Have your work featured for sale to a wide audience of print collectors from all over the nation. NO FEE TO LIST PRINTS FOR SALE. Open to all artists nationwide, immediate sign up and listing of editions. Entry fee. Details: http://www.printdrop.com

January 1, 2015 WINTER RESIDENCY IN ICELAND Best. January. Ever! “Photographers often talk about the “magic hour”, as warm colors erupt from the sun’s low, raking light. The thing is, in Iceland in January, the sun is that low every moment of the day, four or five hours a day at the start of the month, eight or nine at the end. Hour upon hour upon hour of pinks and oranges and incredible, form-revealing shadows…” Joe Decker. Entry fee. Details: http://tinyurl.com/omw3wba ORgullkistan@gullkistan.is

January 5, 2015 CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: ROME ART PROGRAM SUMMER 2015 Unique, challenging and intensive program which encourages young and mid-career artists to return to the street and paint directly from first hand observation. Guided by an internationally acclaimed faculty of artists and art historians, students become part of the fabric of the city as they live, work and study in the historic streets and gardens of central Rome and Trastevere. Application fee. Details: 646-783-0046 OR http://romeartprogram.org OR info@romeartprogram.org

January 6, 2015 19th ANNUAL HEARTLAND ARTIST EXHIBITION Artists age 18 and over are eligible to enter the exhibition. Only original paintings in oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastel, charcoal, pencil or a mixture of any of the above media are acceptable. All work must be on canvas, paper, masonite or ragboard. Previously exhibited at the Tim Murphy Art Gallery are not eligible for entry. Entry fee. Details: 913-322-5550 OR www.merriam.org/park OR daves@merriam.org

January 8, 2015 SOMERVILLE SEEKS SPECIAL EVENTS MANAGER The position is responsible for managing community, civic, and cultural events for the City of Somerville and specifically for the Somerville Arts Council (SAC). BA degree in arts or humanities field, and five (5) years experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Salary: $60,000 per year; paid weekly at $1,153.85; plus benefits. Details: gjenkins@somervillema.gov

January 9, 2015 PERFECT STORM : WHERE INSPIRATION AND IMAGINATION CONVERGE The Rocky Neck Art Colony invites New England artists in all 2D and 3D media to submit work for the Perfect Storm. Varied and diverse interpretations of this title are encouraged. The show will be held at the Rocky Neck Art Colony Cultural Center, Gloucester, MA. Submission Fee. Details: 978-290-2639 OR http://www.rockyneckartcolony.org/_pdf/perfect_storm.pdf ORentry@rockyneckartcolony.org

January 10, 2015 INTERNATIONAL SCRIPT WRITING COMPETITION From September 2014 till 10 January 2015, experienced & new producers/directors/writers from all over the world can register or submit their script/s. Top finalists will get their scripts read by industry professionals. Entry fee. Details: http://www.jiffindia.org

January 12, 2015 OPEN CALL FOR PHOTOGRAPHY: PHOTOPLACE GALLERY 2015 OPEN The subject is up to you. The process is up to you: film, digital, alternative process, historical process. Whatever you do best, show us the best of it and share your unique vision. Juror: Jeff Curto. Application fee. Details: 802-388-4500 OR http://www.vtphotoworkplace.com/id273.html OR photoplacegallery@gmail.com

January 12, 2015 LENS 2015 INTERNATIONAL JURIED PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION Photographers are invited to submit five (5) photographic images in JPEG form. Images must have been created within the past five years. Juror: Paul Berlanga, Director of Stephen Daiter Gallery and Owner/Director – Berlanga Fine Art & Photographs both in Chicago, IL. The fee for submitting up to five (5) images is $40. Details: 847-200-1155 OR http://perspectivegallery.slideroom.com ORperspectivephotogallery@gmail.com

January 13, 2015 STARTUP ART FAIR, SAN FRANCISCO: CALL FOR ARTISTS Independently produced art fair for unrepresented artists, May 1-3, 2015 in San Francisco. Jurors: Janet Bishop, Curator SFMOMA; Cathy Kimball, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art; Walter Maciel, Walter Maciel Gallery; Heather Marx, Heather Marx Art Advisory; Paul Mullins, SF artist and Professor SF State University; Hank Willis Thomas, NY photo-conceptual artist. February 15, 2015, deadline. Application and entry fees. Details: 925-918-7067 OR http://tinyurl.com/pjcsrnx OR ray@startupartfair.com

January 15, 2015 EMERGING PHOTOGRAPHER SOLO SHOW AWARD One winner will be awarded a solo show at Prince Gallery and two runner-ups will be awarded online exhibitions. We encourage submissions of both traditional and non-traditional image-making and presentation, as well as antiquated processes, photograms, silver, digital, etc. We are interested only in a cohesive body of work, expressing consistency of artistic vision and skill. Entry fee. Details: 707-889-0371 ORhttp://www.prince.gallery/submissions OR nathan@prince.gallery