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Art Deadlines List - June 2018 - Freedom Through Art!

July 02, 2018 – ARTIST NETWORK | WATERMEDIA SHOWCASE

Showcase your talent by entering this exciting competition, brought to you by Watercolor Artist magazine. Award Winners and Honorable Mentions will be published in the April 2019 issue of Watercolor Artist. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2uyR7Gn

June 30, 2018 – FREE WEBINAR ON HOW TO GET A PATRON OR SPONSOR

Ongoing – A Free Online webinar that will teach you methods to find Patrons and Sponsors for your art. You will learn how one artist got Apple Computers and Bose Sound to sponsor art work and art projects and also how individual donors and Patrons can be solicited. There is also an option to extend your education in other areas. All those who register for the free webinar get a free booklet right away on how one artist got invited to the Whitney Biennial. No Entry Fee. Details:http://yourartmentor.com/patronsandsponsors2

June 30, 2018 – SLOWART PRODUCTIONS | STRANGE FIGURATIONS

SlowArt Productions presents the thematic exhibition: Strange Figurations. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery from September 6 – 30, 2018. This exhibition is open to all interpretations of the concept, Strange Figurations. Included are all forms of surreal, visionary and extraordinary figurative art. All interpretations of the theme “Strange Figurations” will be reviewed and considered. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2w1PB04 OR [email protected]

June 25, 2018 – JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK ART EXPOSITION

Juried fine art exhibition Sept. 1-30, 2018, plus Art Expo weekend celebration Sept. 15-16 in 29 Palms, California. Artwork must depict or be inspired by Joshua Tree National Park or its cultural history. $5,000 cash awards, exhibition catalog, and month-long exhibition. Open to living artists 18 and over, 2D or 3D artwork created by the artist within the last 5 years. Entry Fee. Details:http://www.jtnparts.org OR [email protected]

June 30, 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 OR http://www.paintingcontest.org OR [email protected]

June 30, 2018 – THE MOTH INTERNATIONAL SHORT STORY PRIZE 2018

The competition is organized by The Moth magazine. The Prize is for a single unpublished short story. There is a word limit of 5,000. Entries must be in English. Entries must be entirely the work of the entrant and must never have been published, self-published, published online or broadcast. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2BgLquC

June 30, 2018 – YOUTH INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ARTISTS & WRITERS BY ARTASCENT

Share your impressions of YOUTH with words or images. Entries may include 2- and 3-dimensional media, such as paintings, drawings, photography, mixed media, installations, ceramics, jewelry, fabric, sculpture, photos of performance art, fiction, poetry, short stories and other written explorations (up to 900 words). Up to 40 applicants will be selected for print and online exhibition. Entry Fee. Details: http://ArtAscent.com/the-call-for-artists-and-writers

June 30, 2018 – BIODIVERSITY DRAWING CONTEST

The subject of the contest is the Biodiversity, portrayed through illustrations of fauna, flora and wild habitats. There are two categories: Scientific Drawing which applies concepts and techniques of drawing and elements of descriptive and informative character with scientific rigor. Nature Drawing which seeks to portray, through drawing techniques, wild fauna land floristic species. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2pmLOEO

June 30, 2018 – 9TH INTERNATIONAL PAINTING ANNUAL

The International Painting Annual (INPA) is a juried annual publication of recent contemporary painting. The goal of the INPA is to support the recognition, documentation, and publication of excellent, current, and relevant works of painting from around the world, without the limitation of physical availability, gallery space, or shipping logistics. Entry Fee. Details: 513-861-3638 OR http://www.manifestgallery.org/inpa9 OR [email protected]

July 01, 2018 – WONDER | INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY CALL FOR ENTRY

Wonder can be a moment, it’s a feeling, a curiosity, an experiment or a discovery. It can also be the wonder of the natural world, fascinating cities, capricious animals and intriguing people around us. It is often what inspires us to take a photograph and save the moment. This is an online and projection exhibition. All types of photographic processes and subjects are eligible for selection. Entry Fee. Details: 970-224-1010 OR http://bit.ly/WonderAtC4FAP OR [email protected]

July 06, 2018 – 2018 ENDLESS POSSIBILITIES

The sky’s the limit! This month, we are looking for the artists’ favorite pieces Las Laguna Gallery is now accepting submissions of artwork in a completely Open Theme category. There are no restrictions on content, style, medium or context, Artists of ALL ages Local, national, and international, professional and amateur, are encouraged to submit their works for this truly open theme exhibition. Entry Fee. Details: 949-667-1803 OR http://www.laslagunagallery.com/2018endlesspossibilities OR [email protected]

July 07, 2018 – OPEN CALL FOR ARTISTS IDENTITY

Charioteer Theatre, in collaboration with St. Margaret’s House – Edinburgh Art, is looking for international artists from different backgrounds and cultural heritages who have faced or are facing questions regarding identity. To apply, please email a sample of your work and a few lines or a short video explaining your idea to info @ charioteertheatre.co.uk Deadline for submissions: 7 July 2018 No Entry Fee. Details: http://www.charioteertheatre.co.uk/it OR [email protected]

July 12, 2018 – CALL FOR ARTISTS: REALLY AFFORDABLE ART $HOW

$2050 cash awards. This is a selling show with art priced for everyone. Thousands of NY art lovers & collectors will see your work. Expand your collector base in NYC. To make it easy for new collectors, all work submitted must be for sale at $499 or less. You get 70% of the selling price. Juror: Brinda Kumar, Asst. Curator, Dept. of Modern & Contemporary Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art. Entry fee. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2sKfk9m OR [email protected]

July 12, 2018 – CALL FOR ARTISTS: MATERIAL MATTERS BREAKING WITH TRADITION

$450 in cash prizes. Annual exhibition asks artists who work in a variety of traditional materials – clay, glass, wood, metal or fiber/textile – to consider the traditions underpinning their work and the rules and conventions they break in method or material. Juror: Melissa Stern, artist and journalist. National juried show for artists 18+ years. Early Bird deadline, June 28, 2018. Entry Fee. Details:http://bitly.com/2LWoVRE OR [email protected]

July 15, 2018 – 2018 ART RAMBLE CALL TO ARTISTS

The Call: “NATURE MEETS NARRATIVE” Mythologies and folklores tend to be rooted in specific geographies. This year’s call for entries asks artists to respond to the Town Forest with work that either draws on or inspires fictional or factual narratives related to these Concord woods. No Entry Fee. Details: [email protected]

July 15, 2018 – 6TH ANNUAL JURIED SHOW, BEST OF RECEIVES SOLO SHOW

Rhythm and Rush seeks to find work that provokes movement, atmosphere, and speed in both conceptual and formal ways within all media. The juror, Catherine Haggarty is curious about the ways in which the speed of image consumption, and image promotion affects artists today – or the ways in which it does not affect them. Entry Fee. Details: 615-478-1467 OR http://groundflrgallery.com/submissions-2 OR [email protected]

July 23, 2018 – WOMEN’S STUDIO WORKSHOP: VISUAL POETRY

Learn how to work visually with words in this 5 day course! Create visual poetry through color, texture, and repetition. Participants will print or hand-draw their words to scale, cut and expose paper stencils, make screens, and print. We’ll make series of experimental prints varying in color, surface placement, layering, positive and negative space, and repetition. Entry Fee. Details: 845-658-9133 OR http://bit.ly/2FFfeo5 OR [email protected]

July 30, 2018 – AMERICAN 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 – ROYAL 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, 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, 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 OR http://sausalitoartfestival.org/american-icon-art-competition OR [email protected]

August 01, 2018 – COMIC 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: http://www.instagram.com/artofleviqualls

August 08, 2018 – 12 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 OR http://tinyurl.com/12x12atMTSU OR [email protected]

August 15, 2018 – THE 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