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Art Deadlines List August 2018

Public art commissions, art competitions, art jobs and internships, art scholarships and grants and fellowships, residencies, art festivals, call for entries/proposals/projects, and other opportunities, in all disciplines, for art students, art teachers, and artists of all ages, all skill levels, in all disciplines, everywhere. A subscription to the Premium list guarantees you will be the first to view announcements and have access to ALL announcements.


August 06, 2018
ARTIST NETWORK | PASTEL 100 20TH ANNUAL Sponsored by Pastel Journal, America’s leading magazine devoted to pastel artists, this annual competition offers cash, prizes and publicity to its talented winners. Get rewarded for your finest work!Winners will be featured in the April 2019 issue of Pastel Journal. Entry Fee. Details:http://bitly.com/2LFO42w

July 31, 2018
THE GATEWAY INTERNATIONAL PAINTING COMPETITION ONLINE Online painting competition awards $1,000.00 CASH to MONTHLY BEST IN SHOW. Different professional artist judges critique 12 monthly finalists. Artists world wide over 18 eligible. Paintings created with traditional media. One-time membership registration fee $25; each entry additional $10. Competition mission to support and help fund artists in countries lacking art supplies and art education. Entry Fee. Details: 928-282-4326 ORhttps://www.paintingcontest.org OR [email protected]

August 31, 2018
SLOWART PRODUCTIONS | A SHOW OF HEADS SlowArt Productions presents the annual group thematic exhibition, A Show of Heads. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery from Oct 18 – Nov 10, 2018. Open to all artists working in any media, this exhibition will include all interpretations and portrayals of the human head, from the traditional to the abstract and conceptual. All visions of the head, including partial and multiple heads, will be considered. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/29zd75B OR[email protected]

July 27, 2018 CQ53 CALL FOR ENTRIES CHANCE FOR A NYC GALLERY SHOWING Enter our show and you have a chance at being shown in a New York City gallery. Quarterly winners are automatically entered in our year-end 100 Best Show. Win there and you’re a part of a group show at a New York City gallery. CQ53 winners receive a free catalog and will be on view in our online gallery. There is no specific theme; all mediums are accepted. Entry Fee. Details: 718-435-4047 OR https://cqjournal.com/callforentries OR[email protected]

July 30, 2018AMERICAN ART AWARDS. JURIED ONLINE BY 25 TOP GALLERIES For just $25, the AMERICAN ART AWARDS sends your online art image to America’s 25 BEST GALLERIES + MUSEUMS who 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. PRESTIGIOUS AWARDS. Info at site. Entry Fee. Details: http://www.AmericanArtAwards.com OR [email protected]

July 31, 2018 INTERNATIONAL POSTER COMPETITION “NOW WHAT?!” Weltformat Graphic Design Festival in Lucerne (Switzerland) is looking for the best young poster designers. The theme of the competition is “Now What?!”. We are looking for your visual interpretation of turning points. This moment of maximal tension, just before everything changes. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2sxvsJM

July 31, 2018ROYAL SOCIETY OF BIOLOGY PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION 2018 ’Patterns in nature’ is the theme of this year’s competition. Life on Earth encompasses a myriad of regular forms, sequences and structures and we invite you to capture these details of biology. The judges are looking for an original interpretation of the theme. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2vBjIv7

July 31, 2018POLARS EXPRESSION POETRY AND SHORT STORY CONTEST For Canadian citizens or residents of all ages. There will be ten honourable mentions in each contest and the top group (approximately 33 percent) of all entries received will be published in a keepsake, soft-cover collection to be released in early December. All participants will receive a bookmark gift. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2KNqGAb

July 31, 2018 THE GATEWAY INTERNATIONAL PAINTING COMPETITION ONLINE Online painting competition awards $1,000.00 CASH to MONTHLY BEST IN SHOW. Different professional artist judges critique 12 monthly finalists. Artists world wide over 18 eligible. Paintings created with traditional media. One-time membership registration fee $25; each entry additional $10. Competition mission to support and help fund artists in countries lacking art supplies and art education. Entry Fee. Details: 928-282-4326 ORhttps://www.paintingcontest.org OR [email protected]

July 31, 2018 WOW! WOMEN ON WRITING 2018 CREATIVE NONFICTION ESSAY CONTEST Seeking creative nonfiction essays between 200 and 1,000 words on any topic and in any style, from personal essay to lyric essay to hybrid and more. The mission of this contest is to reward bravery in real-life storytelling and create an understanding of our world through thoughtful, engaging narratives. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2vDJhfb

July 31, 2018 ENVIRONMENTAL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 2018 Open to all professional and amateur, national and international photographers of all ages, the CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year is an international showcase for the very best in environmental photography. The competition encourages entries that are contemporary, creative, resonant, challenging, original and beautiful, but most of all, pictures that will inspire people. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2qwI4jr

July 31, 2018 AMERICAN ICON ART COMPETITION “Americans at Work” is your chance to show the world your interpretation of the American worker. Who they are. What they do. Where they do it. Be awarded cash prizes and have your work exhibited at the prestigious Sausalito Art Festival. $3,000 in prizes. Application Fee. Details: 415-332-3555 ORhttp://sausalitoartfestival.org/american-icon-art-competition OR [email protected]

August 01, 20188TH REGIONAL JURIED BIENNIAL EXHIBITION The Rehoboth Art League in Rehoboth Beach, DE is offering an open call to all artists living in DE, MD, PA, NJ, VA, West Virginia and Washington, D.C. This exhibition represents a strong collection of works by both emerging and master-level fine artists. Juror and Awards Judge: Ben Simon, Director of the Academy Art Museum in Easton Maryland. Application Fee. Details: 302-227-8408 OR http://bitly.com/2BtWaWu OR [email protected]

August 01, 2018COMIC SHOW: SCI FI FANTASY Unpublished Comic Book artists, 3-5 pages full story, finished pencils, inks or colors. Sci-Fi/Fantasy theme. Individual work, no collaboration. Juror: Jeremy Haun, jeremyhaun.com/therealm.com No Entry Fee. Details: https://www.instagram.com/artofleviqualls

August 05, 2018INTERNATIONAL EXHIBIT OF PHOTO AND LENS BASED WORKS Commonly defined as an accumulation of records or the place they are located archives contain primary source documents that have accumulated over the course of a particular span of time, and are kept (or presented) to show the function or history of a particular person, idea, or phenomena. This competitive exhibit calls for photo and lens-based works which address this theme in some way. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2LydYsJ

August 05, 2018ART COMES ALIVE (ACA): $300,000 + IN AWARDS TO ARTISTS ACA is an art competition & gallery exhibit that celebrates artists by awarding over $300,000 in a variety of categories including purchase awards, gallery contracts, publishing contracts, solos shows, publicity, & cash prizes. Our diverse panel of prestigious jurors are seeking artists working in a variety of media, subject matter, and price points. Entry Fee. Details: 513-723-1222 OR https://adcfineart.com/pages/aca OR [email protected]

August 06, 2018ARTIST NETWORK | PASTEL 100 20TH ANNUAL Sponsored by Pastel Journal, America’s leading magazine devoted to pastel artists, this annual competition offers cash, prizes and publicity to its talented winners. Get rewarded for your finest work!Winners will be featured in the April 2019 issue of Pastel Journal. Entry Fee. Details:http://bitly.com/2LFO42w

August 06, 20182018 THROUGH THE LENS – A GROUP EXHIBITION Las Laguna Gallery is now accepting submissions of all types of photography, including but not limited to, traditional film, iPhone, polaroid, digital, etc. There are no restrictions on content or style, photographs on any medium will be considered. Entry Fee. Details: 949-667-1803 ORhttp://www.laslagunagallery.com/through-the-lens OR [email protected]

August 08, 201812 CUBED: A NAT’L EXHIBITION OF SMALL SCALE ART September 22 – October 20, 2018 Middle Tennessee State University Department of Art and Design Todd Art Gallery, Murfreesboro, TN 37129 1:00 p.m.―Opening Reception, Sat., September 22, 2018 Todd Hall, Todd Art Gallery, Room 224A Related workshops follow 12 CUBED is juried and composed of works that have not exceeded 12” in any dimension. $1,000 Best of Show Award Application Fee. Details: 615-898-5532 ORhttp://tinyurl.com/12x12atMTSU OR [email protected]

August 15, 2018“WET PAINT” CALL FOR ENTRY ONLINE ART SHOW THEME- “Wet Paint” This show is open to any subject matter as long as it is 2D and uses any type of paint. PAY IT FORWARD- We will be donating 10% of all entry fees from this show to Habitat for Humanity. Colors of Humanity Art Gallery, LLC is not affiliated with Habitat for Humanity. MEDIA- 2D work in any type of PAINT ENTRY FEE- $20 for 1 or 2 pieces AWARDS- Cash prizes will be given. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2JNAetN OR[email protected]

August 15, 2018THE LATIN AMERICAN CONTEMPORARY FINE ART COMPETITION The Latin American Contemporary Fine Art Competition is a spectacular platform to expose and promote your work internationally. The selected Latin American artists of this prominent contest will be awarded prizes designed to boost their careers and gain exposure. Enter June 25th– August 15th, 2018. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2Ij6WT3 OR [email protected]

August 15, 2018/’FU:BAR/ CALL FOR GLITCH ART AND TEXTS 2018 /’fu:bar/ is a multimedia festival, focused on the theme of indicating errors in the very process of creating cross-disciplinary new media art. The event is composed of talks and lectures, open workshops, audio-visual artist performances and a glitch-bound visual arts exhibition. In this call we are looking for glitch media art and glitch-themed text work. No Entry Fee. Details: https://fubar.space/2018/call-for-art-and-texts OR [email protected]

August 15, 2018THE YALE DRAMA SERIES 2019 The competition is organised by the David Charles Horn Foundation. Submissions must be original, unpublished full-length plays written in English. Translations, musicals, adaptations and children’s plays are not accepted. Plays that have been professionally produced or published are not eligible. Playwrights may submit only one manuscript. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2qwI5Uv

August 17, 2018EMPATHY: 9TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION CALL FOR ENTRIES: Interpretations of the theme of “Empathy” are welcome in a variety of media, subjects, and approaches. Artists are invited to submit two-dimensional, three-dimensional, installation or digital media (including video based media). Composition, technique, style and expression will be considered as well as craft in the selection process Entry Fee. Details: 910-521-4308 OR https://www.uncp.edu/sites/default/files/2018-05/9th.Juried.Call__0.pdf OR [email protected]

August 17, 2018THE 6TH BIO ART CONTEST The theme for this year’s Bio-Art Contest is Food & Feed. There is no doubt that “Food and Feed” are very critical and fundamental elements for all living organisms on the earth. Although we became able to live in affluence of food due to increased food productivity followed by the growth of science and technology, some ironic situations are happening because of food issues. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2JQnSkv

August 20, 2018 PHOTOGRAPHIC CALL FOR ENTRY “INTERIORS” interiors: inside, lining, midst, details, furnishings, details, space, indoors, lining, within, internals, contents … Juror for “interiors” will be Elizabeth Avedon,independent curator, photography book designer and writer. Prizes and awards totaling $825. Entry Fee. Details: 512-422-4080 ORhttps://asmithgallery.com/main-gallery-call-for-entry OR [email protected]

August 27, 2018 CALL FOR ARTISTS | 3RD ANNUAL WATERSCAPES ART COMPETITION For this competition, Fusion Art invites both 2D & 3D artists, worldwide, to share their best work depicting Waterscapes, including any type of body of water – the ocean, lakes, rivers, ponds, streams, etc. Best in Show winners are invited to the 3rd Annual Group Show in Palm Springs. Top 5 artists in each category will have their winning artwork included in Fusion Art’s gallery on Artsy.net. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2Lc2gUvOR [email protected]

August 30, 2018 XPOSURE 2018 INTERNATIONAL & FILM COMPETITIONS What is Xposure? Sharjah Government Media Bureau launched the concept of Xposure in 2016 as an Intl. Photography Festival that would become an annual feature in the calendar of professional photographers, photography enthusiasts, filmmakers, students and educators from around the world. Xposure is the official educational & imagery photography platform that combines a broad range of photography events. No Entry Fee. Details:http://bitly.com/2KdMR2q

August 31, 2018 SLOWART PRODUCTIONS | A SHOW OF HEADS SlowArt Productions presents the annual group thematic exhibition, A Show of Heads. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery from Oct 18 – Nov 10, 2018. Open to all artists working in any media, this exhibition will include all interpretations and portrayals of the human head, from the traditional to the abstract and conceptual. All visions of the head, including partial and multiple heads, will be considered. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/29zd75B OR[email protected]

August 31, 2018 AESTHETICA ART PRIZE The competition is organized by Aesthetica Magazine. There are two awards for entry: • The Emerging Art Prize open to current students and artists who have graduated within the last two years. • The Main Art Prize open to all, including those eligible for the Emerging Art Prize. Entry Fee. Details:http://bitly.com/2Bgrs3h

August 31, 2018 BROKEN RIVER PRIZE The Broken River Prize is an annual poetry chapbook contest from Platypus Press. Win publication and $250/£200 prize money. For books between 20 and 40 pages in length. The contest is open internationally. Finalists will be considered for publication. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2LwUfJP

September 01, 2018 NAVE GALLERY | THOSE WHO CAN, TEACH This show is a celebration of artists who teach grades K-12. We often spend so much time and energy motivating and helping our students create, that we risk neglecting our own craft. Our jobs require us to assume various roles–nurturer, parent, and coach–and achieve a myriad of goals–to inspire, teach technique and regulate students of varying emotional, social, and developmental levels. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2vDNxvb

September 05, 2018 LENSCULTURE EMERGING TALENT AWARDS 2018 For 5 years, we have been helping selected photographers rise to the top. Enter the Emerging Talent Awards 2018 for the opportunity to join a celebrated class of photographers who have yet to be discovered internationally — this can be the beginning of your worldwide journey of exposure and recognition. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2uZZwzn

December 31, 2018 OPEN CALL FOR PRINT ARTISTS THE HIT EXHIBITION 2019 Norway’s first International Festival of Relief Printing. The HIT-festival will be launched in May 2019. It aims at celebrating tradition and innovation within relief print, woodcut and linocut etc.The HIT-Exhibition will be a juried Exhibition and a Competition. Three works will be announced as prize winners with sums of respectively NOK 100 000,-, 50 000,- and 30 000,-. No Entry Fee. Details: http://www.haugesund-billedgalleri.no/hitfestivalen-2019OR [email protected]

 

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