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Art Deadlines List – July 2011 Email Edition

Jul 29, 2011 CALL FOR OUTDOOR SCULPTURE

The Tucson Jewish Community Center is accepting applications for its third annual juried outdoor Sculpture Exhibition (Nov 1, 2011 – Oct 1, 2012) as part of its recently established TJCC Sculpture Garden. All sculptures will be for sale with 35% commission to the TJCC. Juror: Elaine A. King is the former Museum Director of the Contemporary Arts Center in Cincinnati. This opportunity is open to all artists. Applications may be submitted by email or on CD.

Prospectus/questions: Betsy Cowan OR 520-299-3000 x10 OR http://www.tucsonjcc.org/arts/sculpture-garden/call-to-artists/ OR [email protected]

July 30, 2011 IN. CO. ARTISTS VOL III

Artists are invited to submit their work for selection in order to be included in “International Contemporary Artists” Vol III, an international art book. The full-color book will include basic contact information about the artist, 1-2 artworks and a short statement or essay. The third volume of “International Contemporary Artists” is already in progress. If you are an artist or gallery, interested in this project, we would be delighted to review your submission.

Details: http://www.incoartists.com

July 31, 2011 DREAM QUEST ONE POETRY & WRITING CONTEST

Write a poem, 30 lines or fewer on any subject and/or write short story, 5 pages maximum length, single or double line spacing, on any subject or theme, fiction or non-fiction. Must be neatly hand printed or typed. Multiple entries are accepted. Awards: Writing Contest First Prize is $500; Second: $250; Third: $100. Poetry Contest First Prize: $250; Second: $125; Third: $50. All contest winners will be published online in the Dare to Dream pages. Info: Include title of poem(s) or short story(ies), name, address, phone#, email, brief biographical info. (Tell us a little about yourself) on the coversheet. Entry fee.

Contact/details: Dream Quest One Poetry & Writing Contest, Box 3141, Chicago IL 60654 OR http://www.dreamquestone.com

July 31, 2011 CALL FOR ARTISTS

All artists are invited to enter two works in any media. The 49th Founders Juried Awards Exhibition will be installed in The von Liebig Art Center, Naples, Florida, from Oct 15 – Dec 3, 2011. Awards totaling $2,500. Juror, Diane Camber: Director Emeritus, Bass Museum of Art. Entry fee and Naples Art Association membership required. New members welcome with membership discount.

August 17, 2011, deadline. Details: http://www.naplesart.org/callforartists

Jul 31, 2011 UNCONDITIONAL LOVE NATIONAL JURIED PET SHOW

Third Annual National Pet Fine Art Juried Competition, August 29 – September 22, 2011. Awards reception September 11, 2011, 2-4pm. We also ask if artist would like to donate a piece of pet art for auction of same name on November 15, 2011, to raise fund for medical bills for animals at new shelter to ready them for adoption/rescue. This is a yearly event associated with show and does not affect your entry or show just to help the animals. Entry fee.

Prospectus/more info: Beverly Fuqua Show Chairman OR http://www.irvingart.org OR [email protected]

Jul 31, 2011 CALL FOR SOCIAL/POLITICALLY ENGAGED ART

Artist’s work will be reviewed for inclusion in salons featuring one to two artists’ work, where participants engage and contribute to artists and their future projects both monetarily and interactively. FUZE tailors events to fit the parameters of the artists’ particular goals, in order to foster engaging and meaningful artwork and turn good ideas into realities. Submissions should include work samples, as well as anything that would help us to further understand you and your work, including personal statements, weblinks, project statements, or descriptions of intended projects.

Details: http://fuzenyc.org OR [email protected]

Aug 01, 2011 THIRD COAST NATIONAL

National juried exhibition of contemporary art now in its 5th year. Third Coast National is a non-thematic, juried exhibition of new works of art from all across the USA. 2011 juror is Tony Magar. Open to artists age 18+ living in the USA may enter. Works must be completed within the last 2 years. All works must be for sale. $2500+ available in cash prizes. Accepted works will be displayed Sep 24 to Nov 18, 2011, in the main gallery of K Space Contemporary, Corpus Christi, Texas.

Details: http://kspacecontemporary.org/third-coast-national

Aug 01, 2011 CALL FOR PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHY

Open to U.S. residents. Work made in all photographic processes, both traditional and digital, are accepted for entry. Representational or non-representational images of the human figure. Fine art images should emphasize unique composition, pattern, shape, and color/contrast. Juror: Chuck Mobley, Associate Director of Exhibitions, San Francisco Camerawork. Exhibition Dates: November 17 – December 14, 2011. Awards: Best of Show $600, 2nd Place $400, 3rd Place $300. Entry fee.

Enter on-line: http://www.deltacollege.edu

Aug 01, 2011 DOG PHOTO CONTEST WITH $10,000 PRIZE

We’re looking for Fuzzy Nation’s next super model. Submit a fabulous photo of your friend and you could win $10,000 for your shelter, your dog featured on a Fuzzy Nation bag, and more.

Like us to enter the contest: http://www.facebook.com/FuzzyNation

Aug 01, 2011 NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION

The Oak Park Art League announces the Carriage House Gallery National Juried Exhibition, Oct 7 through Nov 18 2011.b( The exhibit, open to all artists nationwide, is a highlight event celebrating the Art League’s 90th anniversary. Submitted artworks will be juried and then judged by David Sokol for First, Second and Third place. Over $4,000 in cash prizes will be awarded to the judge’s selections. Entry fee.

Prospectus: http://opal-art.com

Aug 01, 2011 PROJEKT30’s SEPTEMBER 2011 EXHIBITION

Projekt30 is seeking submissions for our next exhibition, which will include 30 artists; invitations will be sent to our extensive mailing list of galleries, collectors, etc. It will be publicly juried, all work is presented online, site visitors select the final 30. All participants receive exposure. Projekt30 is an organization dedicated to promoting artists. We provide websites for 100s of artists, since 2003 have conducted over 100 juried exhibitions, featured the artwork of 1,000s of artists, and facilitated the sale of 1,000s of artworks. Opens: September 1st. Entry fee.

Go to: http://www.projekt30.com/prospectus.html

Aug 02, 2011 GENIUS IS MYSTERIOUS

There is a fine line between a stroke of genius and the ranting of a madman. Projekt30 is seeking artwork that may be a great triumph or may be a fool’s errand –above all, artwork that takes the risk to be one or the other. This exhibition will be publicly juried, all work is presented online, site visitors select the final 30. Show invitations will be sent to our extensive mailing list of galleries, collectors, etc. All participants receive exposure. Opens: August 21st. Entry fee.

Details: http://www.projekt30.com/genius_is_mysterious_prospectus.html

Aug 05, 2011 ANNUAL OREGON ARTISTS VISUAL SHOWCASE

Submit your work to Beaverton’s 2011 Visual Arts Showcase to be held Nov 4-13, 2011, in the Beaverton City Library. Showcase artists will be honored at an invite-only Preview on Friday, November 4th, and an opening night gala on Saturday, Nov 5th, 2011. Prizes will be awarded including four, $200, first place awards and a $500, “Best of Show” prize. No entry fee.

Details/questions: http://beavertonarts.org/ OR [email protected]

September 30, 2011 36th WOMEN’S INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION

All women artists working with any photographic process are invited to submit images. $3000 in cash prizes, a group show in a Manhattan gallery, an online exhibition and the cover image of IMPRINTS Magazine Fall/Winter 2011 issue, will be awarded. One photographer will receive $600 and have their image on the cover of IMPRINTS Magazine 2011 Fall/Winter Issue. Entry fee.

Prospectus: http://pwponline.org/calls/individual.php?which=2012-05-01-1

October 31, 2011 SKETCHBOOK EXHIBITION

The Sketchbook Project World Tour 2012: It’s like a concert tour, but with sketchbooks. This is a traveling exhibition of sketchbooks created by artists like you. Anyone – from anywhere in the world – can be a part of the Project. To participate and receive a blank sketchbook that will join our 2012 tour. Thanks to the enthusiasm of the Art House community around the world, we’re especially thrilled to reveal that the 2012 Tour will be going global for the first time! Sign up now for first dibs on this year’s new custom sketchbooks and join the most exciting Sketchbook Project to date. With new features, new books and a custom-designed library cataloging system, the 2012 Project is ready for a world tour – all we need is your work. Entry fee.

Details: http://www.thesketchbookproject.com

December 31, 2011 TRANSART INSTITUTE INTERNATIONAL MFA, SUMMER RESIDENCIES

Calling independent, inquisitive and imaginative artists. Highly individualized format for working artists, teachers and all professionals in related fields who are seeking advancement in visual arts and new media (MFA, PhD) or a creative surge in a Summer Certificate Program Residency. Scholarships available for MFA. Current students work with animation, curating, digital media, film, gaming, graphic design, installation, painting, performance, photography, robotics, sculpture, sound, text, video, virtual reality.

Residency dates: July 23-August 13, 2011, Berlin; January 5-8, 2012, New York City.

Details: http://www.transartinstitute.org/Admissions.html

January 9, 2012 EMBRACING OUR DIFFERENCES

Seeking submissions for its 9th annual outdoor art exhibit celebrating diversity to be displayed April & May 2012. National and international submissions are encouraged. 39 artists will be selected for the exhibit. A total of $3,000.00 in awards will be presented. There is no submission fee nor limit on the number of entries. Submission forms and more information concerning past winning submissions are available on the web site.

Details/questions http://www.EmbracingOurDifferences.org OR [email protected]

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