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September 8, 2015 – SHADES OF GRAY
Shades of Gray offers artists a chance to win recognition and have their work featured in Drawing magazine and win $1000! The competition is open to all work created entirely in black, white, and gray in media. Entry Fee. Details: http://bit.ly/1IfwnhL
January 4, 2016 – CALL TO ARTISTS : CASH AWARDS : JURIED EXHIBIT
Embracing Our Differences is accepting submissions for its 13th annual outdoor juried art exhibit celebrating diversity and inclusion to be displayed spring 2016 in Sarasota, FL USA. 42 artists will be selected. National and international submissions accepted. Final selections will be made by a 3-judge panel. $3,000 (US) in awards. There is no submission fee nor limit on the number of entries. Details: 941-404-5710 OR http://embracingourdifferences.org OR [email protected]
August 31, 2015 – A SHOW OF HEADS
An international, thematic group exhibition curated and hosted by the Limner Gallery October 22 – November 21, 2015. The exhibition is based on the portrayal and interpretation of the human head and is open for entry to all artists working in any media. Artists may submit portraiture, partial, composite or multiple interpretations of the head. From the group exhibition, three artists will be selected to appear in the annual, “Best of Limner” Magazine and catalog. Deadline August 31. On-line entry form at http://www.slowart.com/prospectus/head.htm Questions via email : [email protected], or mail to : SlowArt Productions, 123 Warren Street, Hudson, NY 12534 Details: http://www.slowart.com/prospectus/head.htm OR [email protected]

August 26, 2015 – 2015 FL3TCH3R EXHIBIT: SOCIALLY AND POLITICALLY ENGAGED ART
Call to Artists -Juried Exhibit- displayed Oct 5-Dec 7. In memory of Fletcher H. Dyer, 22yo, lost in motorcycle accident 2009. Multi-Natl. Host-Reece Museum ETSU, J.C.,TN. Focus: social/political issues. Awards $500. Juror-Joyce Ogden, Spalding University & Ky School of Art at Spalding. Proceeds fund Fletcher H. Dyer Mem’l Scholarship. $35 fee by 8/19, $40 fee 8/20-26; plus $7 each add’l entry. Details: 423-534-9827 OR http://www.FL3TCH3Rexhibit.com OR [email protected]
August 27, 2015 – OPEN FOR ENTRY: STROKES OF GENIUS
Original 2-D artwork created with any painting media is eligible for entry. Juror is Joann Moser, Senior Curator of Graphic Arts at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Exhibition at Maryland Federation of Art Circle Gallery, October 10 – November 21. Cash awards total $1000. Entry fee. Details: 410-268-4566 OR http://www.mdfedart.com/portfolio/51 OR [email protected]
August 28, 2015 – BODY AND MIND
The Gallery at Sulfur Studios is now accepting entries for an upcoming group exhibition Body and Mind in September 2015. Artists are asked to submit work that deals with the intersection of physical and mental experiences. Work that deals with the human form in a metaphorical manner is especially sought out. All media will be accepted. Shipping and Insurance is responsibility of the artist. Details: http://sulfurstudios.org/call-for-entries-2 OR [email protected]
August 29, 2015 – CALL FOR ARTISTS: REALLY AFFORDABLE ART SHOW
It is time to expand your collector base in NYC. To make it easy for new collectors, all work submitted must be for sale at $499 or less. Cash awards $2050. We are privileged to have as our juror Carolyn Ramo, Executive Director of Artadia. Exhibition Dates: October 3 – October 25, 2015 weekends 1-6 P.M. Open to all residents of the U.S. and its Territories 18 years of age or older. Entry fee. Details: http://bwac.org/2015/06/really-affordable-art-show OR http://bit.ly/1LgsMV5 OR [email protected]
August 31, 2015 – ADVISORY FIRM LOOKING FOR ARTISTS | NEW ARTWORK PLATFORM
An innovative art advisory with a mission to support independent artists. We are changing the way buyers discover and purchase art in order to expose artists to more opportunities. We’re continuously building our Artist Community to support this goal. While there is an application process, there are NO FEES. Apply to our community today! *Artists will have access to Aug referral program. Details: http://tinyurl.com/nzs48dj OR [email protected]
August 31, 2015 – A CALL TO ARTISTS FOR ONLINE ART COMPETITION, “ALL ANIMALS”
Contemporary Art Gallery Online announces their 2nd Annual International “ALL Animals” Online Art Competition for the month of August 2015. All 2D and 3D artists regardless of their experience or education in the art field are welcome. A group exhibition of all entrants will be held online during the month of September 2015. Winners will be announced on September 14 2015. “Entry Fee” Details: 305-509-1788 OR http://tinyurl.com/ndsjpwl OR [email protected]
August 31, 2015 – INTERNATIONAL ARTIST RESIDENCY IN GERMANY
ANNEX:art invites artists to participate in its annual Spatsommer Artist Residency Program. This year’s residency program is being offered in cooperation with Kunsthof Tangendorf located in beautiful Prignitz County midway between Berlin and Hamburg, Germany. The residency program is open to creative individuals working in any genre, including visual art, music and literature. Entry fee. Details: http://www.annexart.com OR [email protected]
August 31, 2015 – CALL FOR ARTISTS & ART TEACHERS! ONLINE & ON SITE OPPORTUNITIES!
798 ICAF is China’s biggest children’s art festival, based in Beijing. In 2015, 798 ICAf is in several cities across China and we’re launching our online arts platform. 798 ICAF featured artists are paid to lead workshops via live video streaming or pre-recorded video content. You can be based anywhere in the world! You could also be invited to China (all expenses paid) to lead workshops on-site. Details: http://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XOTIzMTk3NjQw.html OR [email protected]
August 31, 2015 – A SHOW OF HEADS
An international, thematic group exhibition curated and hosted by the Limner Gallery October 22 – November 21, 2015. The exhibition is based on the portrayal and interpretation of the human head and is open for entry to all artists working in any media. Artists may submit portraiture, partial, composite or multiple interpretations of the head. From the group exhibition, three artists will be selected to appear in the annual, “Best of Limner” Magazine and catalog. Deadline August 31. On-line entry form at http://www.slowart.com/prospectus/head.htm Questions via email : [email protected], or mail to : SlowArt Productions, 123 Warren Street, Hudson, NY 12534 Details: http://www.slowart.com/prospectus/head.htm OR [email protected]
September 1, 2015 – 2016 PLAYA ARTIST RESIDENCY APPLICATION NOW OPEN
Open to visual and performing artists, writers, scientists and individuals engaged in forms of creative research. PLAYA welcomes a range of applicants from emerging artists of promise to professionals with an established history of accomplishment. Residencies are awarded for 2- 8 weeks and include housing, work or studio space, and twice weekly group dinners at no cost. Application fee. Details: 541-943-3983 OR http://www.playasummerlake.org OR [email protected]
September 1, 2015 – JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK JURIED ART EXHIBITION 2015
Joshua Tree National Park Council for the Arts invites entries for its third annual juried art exhibition, November 6-29, 2015, at the historic 29 Palms Art Gallery. Artwork must depict or be inspired by the unique aspects of Joshua Tree National Park or its cultural history. $5,000 in awards. Open to living artists 18 and over, 2D or 3D original work created in the last 5 years. Entry fee. Details: http://www.jtnparts.org OR [email protected]
September 4, 2015 – BROOKLYN GALLERY LOOKING FOR ARTISTS
We are accepting applications for our fall show, All Good. It is a positive show of uplifting cultural art work. Please visit our website for complete application instructions. We are a relatively new gallery in Red Hook, Brooklyn. This is one theme we will be working with. In the future we will go in different directions. Details: http://www.guddahlgallery.com/about2.html OR [email protected]
September 4, 2015 – MFA @ GALLERY B
This juried exhibition is open for entry to MFA Members (artists may join MFA at time of entry). 2-D and 3-D artwork of all media meeting size restrictions are eligible for entry. This exhibition will display at Gallery B in Bethesda, MD. Juror is Margery Goldberg of Zenith Gallery in D.C. Cash awards $1000. Entry fee. Details: 410-268-4566 OR http://www.mdfedart.com/portfolio/54 OR [email protected]
September 4, 2015 – CALL FOR ENTRIES | MATERIALS: HARD & SOFT COMPETITION
The Greater Denton Arts Council announces the opening of its 2016 Call for Entries for the 29th annual Materials: Hard & Soft National Contemporary Craft Competition and Exhibition. NEW! Online submissions and prospectus available at dentonarts.com/materials-hard-and-soft Inquiries may be directed to the Arts Council at (940) 382-2787 or by email. Details: 940-382-2787 OR http://www.dentonarts.com/materials-hard-and-soft OR [email protected]
September 6, 2015 – ORGANIC DESIGNS: JURIED EXHIBITION
For a juried exhibition in the Carnegie Arts Center’s Lobby Galleries, artists from throughout northern and central California may submit work that reflects an inspiration from any organic, natural or botanical sources, or by the spirit of nature that influenced the Art Nouveau movement. All media will be considered. Entry Fee. $1700 total prizes. Details: 209-632-5761 OR http://www.carnegieartsturlock.org/#!call-for-entries/cdn5 OR [email protected]
September 8, 2015 – SHADES OF GRAY
Shades of Gray offers artists a chance to win recognition and have their work featured in Drawing magazine and win $1000! The competition is open to all work created entirely in black, white, and gray in media. Entry Fee Details: http://bit.ly/1IfwnhL
September 10, 2015 – PERCEPTIONS JURIED SHOW & EXHIBITION
Show the world your perception of life. Whether you are a professional artist or an amateur, your view does matter. Show the abstract or the concrete, people or places, fantasy or reality. The whole world is curious about your perception. Show us through your art! Entry fee per piece Details: 973-670-6165 OR http://www.springstreetartcenter.org
September 10, 2015 – LOGO DESIGN FOR HALF MOON BAY ART & PUMPKIN FESTIVAL
Deadline September 10, 2015. Graphic Artists, Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival Logo Design Competition, over $2,000 cash, prizes. Capture the essence of this festival and the coastal community. Winning logo artwork will be used for the Official Festival Poster, T-Shirts, Glassware, & web based marketing materials. See past winners, entry fee, details and Entry Form at web address. Details: 650-726-9533 OR http://hmbartpumpkin.com OR [email protected]
September 12, 2015 – CUT UPS & CHROMADDICTS
Sliced and diced mash-ups; image, texture, text seem to be bubbling to the top. Rising up along side are works of intense chroma, the color saturated and layered, blowing out the boundaries between figuration and abstraction. 2D and 3D are encouraged. Midwest Pressed are hot for this. Show us what you’ve got. Judges: Aaron Wilson and Tim Dooley of Midwest Pressed. Entry Fee. Details: 319-431-2669 OR http://tinyurl.com/o57gruk OR [email protected]
September 15, 2015 – GRANTS FOR ARTISTS
The Franz and Virginia Bader Fund invites grant applications from visual artists who are aged 40 years and over and who live within 150 miles of Washington, DC. Artists working in performance, video, and film are not eligible for Bader Fund grants. To download an application form, visit the Bader Fund’s website. In 2014, the Bader Fund awarded eight grants totaling $120,000. Details: 202-288-4608 OR http://tinyurl.com/oaejhvb OR [email protected]
September 18, 2015 – CALL FOR ARTISTS: FIVE BY FIVE 2015 EXHIBITION
SUBMIT your 5X5? artwork. It’s Small Art for a BIG Cause. 2D, 3D, all mediums are eligible. Participating visual and performing artists are donating their work and will be exhibited at the Tampa Museum of Art on Oct. 16, 2015. Visual art is being sold for flat fee. Proceeds from donated artwork fund individual artist grants and workshops from the Arts Council of Hillsborough County. No entry fee. Details: 813-276-8250 OR http://FiveByFiveTampaBay.com OR [email protected]
September 27, 2015 – RESIDENCY OPPORTUNITY IN MEXICO
The 360 XOCHI QUETZAL Artist and Writer’s Residency Program is located in Chapala, Jalisco, Mexico. National and International visual artists, photographers, dancers, writers, new media makers and musicians over the age of 23 are encouraged to apply for one-month residencies. Two-person collaborative teams are also encouraged to apply. Application fee. Details: http://www.deborahkruger.com/1/art-residency.html
September 30, 2015 – 6TH EPICASE ART & ILLUSTRATION COMPETITION 2015
6th Epicase Art&Illustration Competition 2015 is opening from August 20st to September 30th, 2015. First Place to Third Place winner will receive USD 2,000(USD 1,000 per month for 2months) and Fourth to fifth place winners will receive USD 1.000. October 30th – Winners announcement PM 5:00 Categories – Illustration, Fine art, Pictogram, Calligraphy, Junk art, Typography, Graffiti, Webtoon, etc. Details: http://www.myepicase.com/en/ystar
October 2, 2015 – SIXTY SQUARE INCHES: 18TH NORTH AMERICAN SMALL PRINT EXHIBIT
18th North American Small Prints Exhibition from January 11 – February 20. Open to artists in the US, Canada, Mexico. Entries must be original fine art prints in any media completed in the last 3 years (2013-2015). No image size larger than 60 square inches (height x width). Juror: Kim Vito, Wright State University. Entry fee: $25 for 3 images of original fine art prints. Entry fee. Details: 765-494-3061 OR https://purdueuniversitygalleries.submittable.com/submit
October 3, 2015 – $5,000 CASH PRIZES : DAVE BOWN PROJECTS : PHOTO COMPETITION 2015
Jurors: Brian Paul Clamp, Director, ClampArt, New York; and Karen Irvine, Curator and Associate Director, Museum of Contemporary Photography. Early entries are encouraged. Previewing will occur on a daily and weekly basis by Dave Bown Projects as submissions are received. Entry fee. Details: 917-365-5265 OR http://davebownprojects.com OR [email protected]
October 15, 2015 – TEACHERS AGAINST PREJUDICE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ART CONTEST
Open to students in grades 1-4 in any country. Submit artwork on the theme of “Games Around the World” in jpeg format by e-mail or on disk. First and second prizes ($100-$150) awarded in two categories. No entry fee. Details: http://www.teachersagainstprejudice.org/index2.php?p=art_contest_2015
October 15, 2015 – CALL TO ARTISTS: INDIAN WELLS INTERNATIONAL ARTS FESTIVAL
Attracting upwards of 10,000 art collectors and serious buyers in attendance, the Festival showcases national and international fine art and high-quality craft artists. The 14th Annual Indian Wells International Arts Festival, April 1-3, 2016, at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden – Indian Wells, CA. Open to all media artists, selected by jury process. Entry fee; apply online via EntryThingy. Details: 760-346-0042 OR www.indianwellsartsfestival.com/artists.html OR [email protected]
October 20, 2015 – PHOTOBOOK 2015, 6TH ANNUAL SHOW
20 self-published photobooks will be selected for exhibition & sale at Davis Orton Gallery & ONLINE CATALOG/GALLERY. 4 books will be selected as Best in Show. Two photographs by each Best of Show will be exhibited at the Davis Orton Gallery.The following month, all photobooks will be exhibited at the Griffin Museum of Photography. Jurors: Paula Tognarelli and Karen Davis. Entry Fee. Details: 581-697-0266 OR http://davisortongallery.com/calls-for-work/photobook-2015 OR [email protected]
October 23, 2015 – CALL FOR THE POWER OF SMALL THEMED ART All
media 2-D and 3-D national juried gallery exhibition for December 2015-January 2016. Cash awards. Email entries and PayPal accepted. See “Call for Entries” tab on website. Entry fee. Details: 540-760-6928 OR http://www.fccava.org OR [email protected]
October 31, 2015 – THE BLACK RIVER CHAPBOOK COMPETITION
Twice each year Black Lawrence Press will run this competition for an unpublished chapbook of poems or short fiction between 16-36 pages in length. The contest is open to new, emerging, and established writers. The winner will receive book publication, a $500 cash award, and ten copies of the book. Recent winners include Shane McCrae, Simone Muench, Blake Kimzey, Caleb Curtiss, and Sam Sax. Entry fee. Details: http://www.blacklawrence.com/submissions-and-contests/the-black-river-chapbook-competition
October 31, 2015 – 2015 PROIFY INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS
The Proify International Photography Awards is an annual competition dedicated to emerging photographers all over the world. With over $5,000 cash, prizes and awards this non-professional devoted contest provides a unique opportunity to earn credibility, funding and global exposure. Entrants may submit their best images to a variety of 8 different categories – Landscape, street, portrait, after dark, wedding, panoramic, retro, HDR. There are no limits to submissions. Anybody who earns less than 20,000 USD per year as a photographer is welcome to enter the contest. Minors may also enter, with permission from a parent or guardian. Details: http://www.proify.com/
November 10, 2015 – JAIPUR INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
The Jaipur International film festival promotes new movie makers, exchange of knowledge, information, ideas & culture between India & other nations in context of their social and cultural ethos. JIFF also promotes friendship and co-operation among people of the world through the medium of films & documentaries. Multiple genres and formats accepted. Submission fee. Details: http://www.jiffindia.org/entryform.html
November 12, 2015 – MEMBERS ONLY COMPETITION
Enter the Portrait Society of America’s 11th annual Members Only Competition. This year, the competition will be by subject and members can enter all five categories: Commissioned Portrait, Non-Commissioned Portrait, Still-Life, Outside the Box, and Landscape. Entry fee is $35 per category. Details and membership info can be found online at portraitsociety.org Details: 877-772-4321 OR http://www.portraitsociety.org/#! OR [email protected]
December 1, 2015 – SLAM LOCAL ARTIST MARKET (DAVIS SQ. SOMERVILLE)
Spaces are available to exhibit your work in upcoming SLAM markets throughout 2015 (10 scheduled markets) – All media is considered. Now in its 6th year, SLAM offers local artists a place to show & sell their work, as well as an opportunity for local residents to find a wide variety of art & handmade goods in one location. Entry fee. Details: 617-816-3056 OR http://burren.com/SLAM.html OR [email protected]
December 31, 2015 – RESIDENCY RETREAT IN ARTIST TOWN IN THE OZARKS
The Writers’ Colony at Dairy Hollow has eight suites in two houses. Each suite has a bedroom, private bath and writing room. Residencies are available year-round to writers of all kinds, artists and composers. We are the only Colony in the world that has a suite for culinary writers, with a kitchen equipped by Kitchen Aid. Sit down to a gourmet dinner five nights a week, relax and write! Entry fee. Details: 479-253-7444 OR [email protected]
January 1, 2016 – AFTERIMAGE MAGAZINE SEEKS ARTICLE SUBMISSIONS
Afterimage seeks submissions, particularly for exhibition and book reviews. In its fourth decade of publication, Afterimage is a journal at the cutting edge of contemporary media arts (including independent photography, film/video, and digital art), communication and media studies, and alternative publishing that also publishes some of the most significant historical studies in these fields. No entry fee. Details: http://vsw.org/afterimage
January 4, 2016 – CALL TO ARTISTS : CASH AWARDS : JURIED EXHIBIT
Embracing Our Differences is accepting submissions for its 13th annual outdoor juried art exhibit celebrating diversity and inclusion to be displayed spring 2016 in Sarasota, FL USA. 42 artists will be selected. National and international submissions accepted. Final selections will be made by a 3-judge panel. $3,000 (US) in awards. There is no submission fee nor limit on the number of entries. Details: 941-404-5710 OR http://embracingourdifferences.org OR [email protected]

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