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Art Deadlines List August 2019

Art Deadlines List – August 2019 Edition
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September 03, 2019 – ARTISTS NETWORK | PASTEL 100

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 2020 issue of Pastel Journal. Entry Fee. Details:http://bitly.com/2LFO42w

August 31, 2019 – 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. 10 – Nov 2, 2019. 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 will be reviewed and considered. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/29zd75B OR [email protected]

August 29, 2019 – WHEN DARKNESS FALLS: NIGHT EXPLORATIONS

When Darkness Falls: Night Explorations The jury seeks works that reflect on why we are drawn to the darkness and the unknown, including works that communicate the drama of the night and examine sources of light within the dark. Desirable works will explore the symbolism and superstition of the dark, and reveal the mystery cloaked in the wonder of the night. Application Fee. Details: 410-326-4640 OR http://annmariegarden.wufoo.com/forms/when-darkness-falls-night-explorations OR [email protected]

August 29, 2019 – 6X7 AWARD “HAS THE EAGLE LANDED?”

The contest is organized on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the first landing on the Moon. For the 50th anniversary of the first flight to the Moon, 6×7 Leica Gallery Warsaw presents this summer an exhibition of the German photographer, Thomas Herbrich, entitled “The Truth about the Moon Landing”. Did people reach the Moon? We know Herbrich’s opinion. Now we are asking YOU! No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2N0GXYg

August 31, 2019 – REFLECTIONS PHOTO CONTEST | OUR WORLD IN FOCUS

Our World In Focus is excited to present this month’s FREE photo contest “Reflections”! Incorporating reflections can be one of the most powerful compositional techniques. We want to see how you use reflections in your images! Free Entry, Win $25! All submitted images have a chance to win $25 and a feature on our website. Deadline August 31st, 2019. No Entry Fee. Details:http://bit.ly/ReflectionsPhotoContest OR [email protected]

August 31, 2019 – AESTHETICA CREATIVE WRITING AWARD

The competition is organized by the Aesthetica Magazine. There are two categories: Poetry and Short Fiction. Poetry entries should be no more than 40 lines. Fiction entries should be no more than 2,000 words. There is no theme to the Aesthetica Creative Writing Award. You are welcome to submit work on any subject. Both Poetry and Fiction entries should be written in English. Entry Fee. Details:http://bitly.com/2V7kQOM

September 01, 2019 – ART FAIR (LOS ANGELES) 2020

Gestalt Projects invites you to be part of our small works grid installation in the bG Gallery booth at an international art fair in Los Angeles, February 5-9, 2020 the 25 year anniversary of the fair. -Submit examples as a placeholder and then create a new work for the show in a circular shape (can be on any surface so long as it is circular) 8in diameter or less Entry Fee. Details:http://bggallery.submittable.com/submit/143789/art-fair-los-angeles-2020

September 02, 2019 – ELEVENTH ANNUAL FIGURATIVE DRAWING AND PAINTING EXHIBITION

Submissions are being accepted for this national, juried visual figurative art competition and exhibition. Deadline for submissions is September 2,. Show runs from October 26 – December 9, 2019. $7,700 in awards: First $3000, Second $1500, Third $1140, Fourth $900, Fifth $660, Honorable Mention 1 & 2 $250. Juror: Alberto Jorge Carol. Entry Fee. Details: 570-372-4059 OR http://www.susqu.edu/about-su/art-gallery OR [email protected]

September 08, 2019 – INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ONLINE ART COMPETITION, “ALL COLOR”

Competition opens August 12, 2019 and closes September 8, 2019. 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 will be held September 10 through October 8, 2019. Awards will be given along with competition collateral. Winners will be announced on September 24, 2019. Entry Fee/USD Entry Fee. Details: 844-210-7722 OR http://tinyurl.com/2019-colors OR [email protected]

September 08, 2019 – MANIFEST GALLERY | TRANSCENDENCE

Something many artists strive for in their work throughout their careers; a going beyond ordinary. But what about work that addresses the idea of Transcendence as a subject, rather than an aspect of the ambition, dedication, and rigor of the artist themselves? How does visual art represent, either through subject, form, or content, a notion which, in some form or another, underlies much of human introspection? Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2JWF5uJ

September 15, 2019 – MIDWEST QUEERITIVITIES EXHIBITION CALL FOR ENTRIES

Open to multimedia art and literary works that illuminate queer identities and their relationships to other cultures in the Midwest. Hosted by Ruth Foster Gallery at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, February 14-March 11, 2020. Artists/writers do not have to live in the Midwest to participate but work must relate to the prospectus criteria to be eligible. No entry fee. No Entry Fee. Details:FullProspectus:http://bit.ly/2MqWcUe

September 23, 2019 – A SMITH GALLERY | UNIQUE: ALTERNATIVE PROCESSES 2019

Any unique handmade prints are eligible. Eligible prints include cyanotype, lumens, Van Dyke, salt, chemigram, tintype, bromoil, gum bichromate, platinum/palladium, photogravure, albumen, liquid emulsion, ziatype, image transfers, kallitypes, lith prints, hand colored silver gelatin prints, encaustic and mordoncage. Unique prints made from digital negatives are eligible. Creativity is encouraged… Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2H1TGHa

September 28, 2019 – BGGALLERY | ANIMAL BEHAVIOR (ONLINE EXHIBIT)

An exhibit of artworks depicting animals acting in what are thought to be human behaviors. E.g. dancing, laughing, lying, scheming, thinking, mongomy, creating…. -Exhibit will take online on the Artsy platforms exclusive online exhibits section this Winter. 50/50 split. No Entry Fee. Details:http://bitly.com/2ZhtQ5F

October 01, 2019 – TENNESSEE WILLIAMS FESTIVAL ONE ACT PLAY CONTEST

Grand Prize $1,500, domestic airfare (up to $500) and French Quarter accommodations to attend the Festival in New Orleans, VIP All-Access Festival pass for the next Festival ($600 value), publication in Bayou Magazine. Plays must not have been professionally produced, published, or performed. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2sUJSac

October 01, 2019 – CALL FOR ENTRY KICKS

An Exhibition of all things footwear. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2FleQMU

October 07, 2019 – SMALL WORKS 2019

A national juried exhibition of small works (12 inches or smaller in any direction*). Open to artists working in all media excluding video/sound and installation art. exhibition is open to all U.S. residents 18 years or older. A total of $2,000 in cash awards, \”Best in Show\” receives $1,000! • Exhibition Dates: Nov 30, 2019-Jan 3, 2020 • Opening Reception: Saturday, December 7, 4-7pm Application Fee. Details: 315-462-0210 OR http://www.mainstreetartsgallery.com/submissions.html OR [email protected]

October 07, 2019 – THE 53RD FOUNDERS JURIED AWARDS EXHIBITION

National exhibition open to 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional artwork. Three Jurors. Nine cash awards with a total value of $3,500. Exhibition will be on view at the Naples Art Association in Florida Dec 6, 2019 – Jan 9, 2020 and is open to all media, subject matter and genres of artwork created after Jan. 1, 2015. Entry Fee. Details: 239-262-6517 OR http://bit.ly/2O6jcP3 OR [email protected]

October 8, 2019 – 2020 INTERNATIONAL ART EXHIBIT CELEBRATING DIVERSITY

Embracing Our Differences uses the power of art & prose to promote diversity. Our outdoor juried art exhibit features 50 billboard-size images (12.5ft x 16ft) created by local, national & international artists & writers reflecting the theme of ”enriching lives through diversity.” The 2019 exhibit hosted 218,000 visitors bringing total attendance, since 2004, to more than 2,920,000. No Entry Fee. Details: 941-404-5710 OR http://www.embracingourdifferences.org/submit-art OR [email protected]

October 10, 2019 – LAGUNA GALLERY | IT’S STILL POLITICAL

Though often divisive and inflammatory, we can’t avoid politics in today’s world. The intrinsic beliefs and opinions that shape us as human beings can almost always be seen in a political light. For our show this month, we seek art that express all things political, regardless of party or belief systems. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2XUutX8

October 18, 2019 – XV TAPIRULAN ILLUSTRATORS CONTEST

The contest is organized by the Tapirulan Cultural Association. This year’s theme is SUPER. Super can mean many things … And you are free to choose the meaning you like best. You may submit only one illustration. Any medium and technique is allowed. Each work must be square-shaped, not smaller than 25×25 centimetres and not bigger than 40×40 centimetres. Entry Fee. Details:http://bitly.com/2JW0DHP

October 21, 2019 – 18TH ANNUAL INDIAN WELLS ARTS FESTIVAL

The 18th annual Indian Wells Arts Festival, April 3, 4 & 5, 2020. Open call for all media artists. Primary Jury deadline to apply: 10/21/19 Application Fees: $35 application fee through 10/21/19 Second Jury deadline to apply (increases to $50 late fee): January 6, 2020– limited to just 50 spaces left for artists. Application Fee. Details: 760-346-0042 OR http://www.indianwellsartsfestival.com/index.html OR [email protected]

October 24, 2019 – ONE CITY ONE PRIDE LGBTQ ARTS FESTIVAL DESIGN COMPETITION

The City of West Hollywood’s Arts Division invites any and all artists to create a design that celebrates the theme of this year’s One City One Pride LGBTQ Arts Festival. The selected winner will win an award of $600 and the opportunity to display their artwork to thousands of people as part of the One City One Pride promotional campaign. The 2020 theme is “For the Record.” No Entry Fee. Details:http://bit.ly/ocopdesign

October 25, 2019 – HALLOWEEN 50 WORD HORROR STORY CONTEST

We will be giving out a $500 reward for the best 50-word horror story. Must be unpublished. Winner will be published in both the digital and print issue. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2XQHsZS
November 01, 2019 – INTERNATIONAL COMPOST AWARENESS WEEK 2020 POSTER CONTEST
The 2020 theme focuses on how the use of compost can improve or maintain high quality soil which helps to grow healthy plants, reduce the use of fertilizer and pesticides, improve water quality and protect the environment through storing carbon as a significant effort for climate change mitigation. The main message for ICAW 2020 is that all soils can be improved with the addition of compost. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2Lerihy

November 08, 2019 – LUIS VALTUEñA HUMANITARIAN PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD 2019

The photographs must narrate or tell a story related to these topics: humanitarian action, international cooperation, social exclusion, human rights violations, armed conflicts, natural disasters, refugee and immigrant populations or socially excluded groups. At least 30% of the total of the series must have been made between January 2019 and October 2019. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2JW0Iv7

January 6, 2020 – BUILD YOUR LA COLLECTOR LIST: SUPERFINE! ART FAIR | LA 2020

Level up your career. Learn how to build sales and a collector list from our marketing experts. Curate to sell with our friendly guidelines, and meet your next collectors at Superfine! | LA 2020. Location: The Reef, 1933 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90007 Fair dates: February 6 – 9, 2020 Booths are selling quickly, so we recommend applying before the deadline! Application Fee. Details:http://superfine.world/before-you-apply

April 30, 2020 – NIKON SMALL WORLD COMPETITION 2020

The Nikon Small World Competition is open to anyone with an interest in photography through the microscope. There are two competitions: * Nikon Small World Contest * Nikon Small World In Motion Contest Photomicrographs must be taken using a light microscope. All types of light microscopy and specimens are acceptable. The use of Nikon equipment is not required. No Entry Fee. Details:http://fla.st/2MZyFQn

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