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Art Deadlines List May 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.


June 15, 2018
ARTISTS NETWORK | ARTISTIC EXCELLENCE COMPETITION Get your artwork spotlighted in Southwest Art and win $2,000! Enter your best work in our competition and show us your Artistic Excellence! All mediums, styles, and subjects are accepted. Award Winners will be published in the December 2018 issue of Southwest Art. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2uChriD

May 31, 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]

May 25, 2018LINUS GALLERIES | MOTHER EARTH Our Mother. Our Earth. As a recent politician said, “There is no Plan B.” We need to understand and own what we are doing to our environment. Environmental groups are rising en masse. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2wZUrvrMay 28, 2018

CALL FOR ARTISTS 11TH ANNUAL GOVERNORS ISLAND ART FAIR NYC ”The Art Fair for the 99%” -New York Times Seeking visual artists in all media. 4heads awards scores of artists each an exhibition room in a historic building. Once selected, exhibition space is free. GIAF is free to the public. Gallery scouts, journalists and collectors know this is where to find new talent. Application Fee: $45 – No Additional Charges Fair Dates: Weekends in September 2018. Application Fee. Details: http://www.4heads.org/ OR [email protected]May 28, 2018

LACDA 2018 “TOP 40” INTERNATIONAL JURIED COMPETITION Curator: Rebecca Matalon, MoCA Museum of Contemporary Art Enter our juried competition for digital art and photography. Entrants submit three JPEG files of original work. All styles of artwork and photography utilizing digital processes accepted. Forty artists and photographers will be selected and shown in an international group exhibition in our gallery June 14-July 7, 2018. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/1nMYjWCMay 30, 2018

CALL FOR ARTISTS: COLOR Announcing BWAC’s 4th biennial national juried art show, Color. Juror: Marcela Guerrero, Assistant Curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art. $3000 in cash prizes, including $1000 Best of Show GOLD. Exhibit runs July 28 – August 19, 2018. ”Color behaves, color is magic. ” Find the colors that sing to you and share them with a wide audience in our Red Hook, Brooklyn, gallery. Entry Fee. Details: http://bit.ly/2tt5lHZ OR [email protected]May 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]May 31, 2018

THE WARNER BROS. TELEVISION WRITERS’ WORKSHOP Television Writers’ Workshop describes itself as the premier writing program for new writers looking to start and further their career in the world of television. To apply writers must supply a current resume, a short personal statement about their interest in television writing, a spec script (for approved Warner Bros. shows) and a signed submission agreement. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2wrgRoXMay 31, 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/patronsandsponsors2May 31, 2018

WOW! WOMEN ON WRITING SPRING 2018 FLASH FICTION CONTEST WOW! Women On Writing invites entries to its Spring 2018 Flash Fiction Contest. The honorable guest judge this season is Literary Agent Sharon Pelletier with Dystel, Goderich & Bourret Literary Agency (DG&B). Seeking short fiction of any genre between 250 and 750 words. Open internationally. Limit: 300 entries. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2K7wpA7May 31, 2018

THE 2018 PHOTO REVIEW 34TH ANNUAL PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION Museum of Modern Art Curator of Photography Sarah Meister is the juror for the 2018 Photo Review Competition. Exhibition at The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, and online. One-person show at the Red Filter Gallery. Numerous Editor’s Selections exhibited in several Photo Review web galleries. $500 purchase prize, cameras, camera bags, photo paper, and much more. Entry Fee. Details: 215-891-0214 ORhttp://www.photoreview.org/competition OR [email protected]May 31, 2018

FIX THE PHOTO ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP We are announcing a scholarship program for 2018 year. We will choose three lucky winners to get $1500 for covering all expenses for studding or just self-development. We are totally confident that your talents and eagerness to make this world better must be appreciated. Thus, we have created this beneficial program exactly for students that are thirsty for opening new horizons. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2hPcVaS OR [email protected]June 04, 2018

SOUTH CAORLINA FAST TRACK LITERARY GRANTS Fast Track Literary Grants are intended to support new or existing public literary programs such as (but not limited to) writers series, festivals, conferences, workshops, or writer’s residencies at schools. Awards are $3,000 or less. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2xsQlHNJune 05, 2018

ACCUWEATHER / RMETS WEATHER PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 2018 Calling for entries from all photographers worldwide, professional or amateur, we are looking for the best images depicting weather in its widest sense. This could range from weather phenomena such as clouds, lightning, rain, fog or snow through to the impact of weather on humans, cities and the natural landscape. The competition calls for stunning images, dramatic in what they depict. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2vE8zcTJune 06, 2018

NEW COSMOS OF PHOTOGRAPHY 2018 The New Cosmos of Photography support photographers’ attempts to create still images or videos/movies or a fusion of the two, that go beyond previous photographic concepts and genres. We regard still images and videos/movies to be continuous and consecutive. We are hoping for brand-new video works that no one has ever seen before. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2HFpIYDJune 10, 2018

20TH ANNUAL ART PORT TOWNSEND JURIED ART SHOW Call for entries, open to artists 16 years and older from WA,OR,MT,ID,AK or British Columbia. Work in 2 and 3 dimensions including photography and jewelry accepted. Cash prizes. Entry fee 45.00 for up to 3 digital entries. The show is held in Port Townsend, WA at the Northwind Arts Center August 2 to 26, 2018. Entry Fee. Details: 208-869-7508 OR http://www.artporttownsend.org OR [email protected]June 11, 2018

10TH ANNUAL NUDE | $2500 CASH AWARD POTENTIAL! The human body is a popular subject for many reasons, the most obvious being that it is us. We use the human nude to master skill, understand ourselves, and push social and psychological buttons for the sake of expression. This year we are happy to renew our invitation to artists to submit works in any media, of any style or genre, and of any size, for consideration in Manifest’s 10th annual NUDE. Entry Fee. Details: 513-861-3638 ORhttp://www.manifestgallery.org/nude/index.html OR [email protected]June 13, 2018

CALL FOR ARTISTS NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBIT All fine art, traditional and alternate 2D/3D media, innovative and experimental approaches accepted. $2000 in Cash Prizes. Exhibit hosted July 17- Aug 21 at the South Arkansas Arts Center. Juror: Kevin Haynie, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas. Entry Fee. Details: 870-862-5474 OR https://saac-arts.org OR [email protected]June 13, 2018

CALL FOR ARTIST INSTALLATIONS AT EASTERN STATE PENITENTIARY Call for 2019 Site-Specific Artist Installations at Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site. Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site is currently accepting proposals for its 2019 season of site-specific artist installations. We’re again offering two funding levels: $7,500 per standard project, and $15,000 per Criminal Justice Today project. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2BvARnOJune 15, 2018

ARTISTS NETWORK | ARTISTIC EXCELLENCE COMPETITION Get your artwork spotlighted in Southwest Art and win $2,000! Enter your best work in our competition and show us your Artistic Excellence! All mediums, styles, and subjects are accepted. Award Winners will be published in the December 2018 issue of Southwest Art. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2uChriDJune 15, 2018

CALL FOR 2019 EXHIBITION PROPOSALS artspace’s Exhibition Committee will review Fine Art Exhibition proposals for the Main, Helena Davis, Frable and smallspace galleries for shows in 2019. Proposals may be made for individual, group or joint shows. Joint shows are exhibitions for two artists with inter-related works who intend for their works to be shown together in the same gallery. Artists or curators may apply for group shows. Application Fee. Details: 804-232-6464 OR http://artspacegallery.org OR[email protected]June 15, 2018

PATIENT EXPERIENCE WITH HEALTH PROFESSIONALS MAIL ART SHOW What health professional(s) made a difference in your health? Was it a clinical pharmacist who helped you make sense of an ocean of medications? A home health aide who supported daily activities with compassion and competence? A mental health provider who helped you develop healthy coping skills? Or was it a nurse or physician in a hospital that had the most significant influence in your care? No Entry Fee. Details:http://bitly.com/2F3DLCH OR [email protected]June 20, 2018

ART ON CAMPUS CALL FOR PROPOSALS PFEIFFER UNIVERSITY (NC) Pfeiffer University (NC) seeks to commission a permanent public artwork to be installed on our Misenheimer Campus unveiled in Fall of 2018. 2D and 3D works are accepted and should resonate with the feelings of innovation, knowledge, character, university history, and looking toward the future. Total budget for winning entry is $4000. Open to all US artists 18 yrs and older. See prospectus. No Entry Fee. Details: 704-463-3160 ORhttps://www.facebook.com/studiopfeiffer OR [email protected]June 20, 2018

METAMORPHOSIS For Metamorphosis we invite submission of photographs that address the transient, the ephemeral, and the transition from one stage of being to another. Entry Fee. Details: 802-777-3686 OR http://www.darkroomgallery.com/ex103 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

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/2pmLOEOJune 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 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/2BgLquCJuly 24, 2018

42ND NORTH EAST WATERCOLOR SOCIETY ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION at Kent Art Association Gallery, Kent, CT. Oct 14 to Oct 28. $10,000 Cash & Merchandise awards, Original art only, Limit 2 entries; only 1 accepted. Members 1/2 entries, $15/$20 fee; Non-members 1/2 Entries, $30/$40 fee. Entry Fee. Details: 607-637-3412 OR http://www.northeastws.com OR [email protected]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]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


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