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CaFE™ Calls for Artists! Deadlines start 9/30

New opportunities are listed on CaFE™, and many application deadlines are approaching. See what new opportunities you can apply to below. You can login to CaFE here or go to www.callforentry.org to apply to one of these opportunities. This list has been edited to include only opportunities open to artists from Oregon.

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Broward County: Terminal 3 Terrazzo Floor Design Project Ft Lauderdale-Hollywood Int Airport
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Entry Deadline: 9/25/11

The Broward Cultural Council Public Art & Design Program is seeking to commission a professional artist or team of artists to create an original integrated terrazzo floor design artwork for Terminal 3. Terminal 3 is currently being renovated; its interiors are being modernized and its layout optimized in an effort to provide passengers and visitors with a more efficient and pleasant airport experience. A major component of the renovation project is the replacement of carpet with terrazzo floors. The area identified for the Terrazzo Floor Design Project is the pre-security main circulation corridor on the Departures Level of Terminal 3, approximately 65,000 square feet. The selected artist or team of artists must create an original terrazzo floor design that visually aids with the organization of traffic circulation and way finding, and that provides for focal/meeting points. The floor design must be reflective of the region, visually pleasing, and create a sense of place. No! n-terrazzo artwork inserts may be considered in the design as long as they are durable, able to withstand high traffic, and require little or no maintenance.

WAOW, Inc.: 2011 Application for membership in Women Artists of the West
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Fee: $35.00 (WAOW, Inc.: 2011 Application for membership in Women Artists of the West )
Entry Deadline: 9/30/11

Application for membership in Women Artists of the West (WAOW, Inc.), an organization of women artists with members across the US and Canada. “Membership includes a page on WAOW’s web page with links to your private e-mail and web site. We have at least one juried show per year for our members and try for one other. We have an extensive communications program for our members.”

Denali Artist-In-Residence Program 2012
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Entry Deadline: 9/30/11

The Denali Artist-in-Residence program is now accepting applications for residencies through the summer of 2012. Details about the program history, answers to commonly asked questions, as well as information about previous Denali artists-in-residence can be found online at http://www.nps.gov/dena/historyculture/arts-program.htm All submissions for the summer 2012 program must be completed no later than 10 p.m. AKST/ 12 a.m. MST on September 30, 2011. (Entry system servers are based in Colorado, USA.)

Art Jewelry Forum Emerging Artists Award 2011
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Entry Deadline: 9/30/11

The purpose of the Art Jewelry Forum’s (AJF) Emerging Artist Award (EAA) is to acknowledge promise, innovation, and individuality in the work of emerging jewelry artists and to advance the career of a promising artist . The award consists of an unrestricted cash award of $5,000. The award presentation will be held in 2012 at SOFA (Sculptural Objects and Functional Art) New York or Collect. Additional information about the Art Jewelry Forum and this award may be found on the AJF website: www.artjewelryforum.org.

City of Wilmington: Tubman-Garrett Riverfront Park Sculpture
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Entry Deadline: 9/30/11

The City of Wilmington, in conjunction with the Riverfront Development Corporation of Delaware and Riverfront Wilmington Sculpture Selection Committee, is seeking artists or artist teams to participate in a competitive design process for the creation of a public sculpture. This sculpture will serve as a focal point for Tubman-Garrett Riverfront Park a public space and special events venue on Wilmington, Delaware’s riverfront. Artists with previous experience in the design, construction, and installation of figurative sculpture for outdoor public spaces are encouraged to apply.

School of Visual Arts – Tracey Baran Award 2011
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Entry Deadline: 9/30/11

The Tracey Baran Award was established to honor the memory and achievements of Tracey Baran, a young photographer who died after a brief illness in 2008. This annual award, with a fellowship grant of $5,000, will be given to one emerging female photographer who is a citizen of the United States.

Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts: Mort Abelson Scholarship 2012
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Fee: $25.00 (Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts: Mort Abelson Scholarship 2012)
Entry Deadline: 10/1/11

Honoring the man who opened up the jewelry industry to designers, this contest offers an opportunity to study with a world-class jewelry artist. The winner receives an all-expenses-paid scholarship from anywhere in the US to San Francisco (air, lodging, tuition and fees) for a master class of their choice during the Academy’s annual 3-week long International Masters Symposium in April 2012. During the Masters Symposium, prominent jewelry artists, designers, craftsmen and experts from all over the world converge on San Francisco to teach professional skills and techniques in the area of their greatest expertise.

Revere Academy of Jewelry Arts: New Student Scholarship 2012
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Entry Deadline: 10/1/11

The New Student Scholarship was established to provide an opportunity for new students to attend the Academy. The winner receives an all-expenses-paid scholarship from anywhere in the US to San Francisco, including air, lodging, tuition and fees for any regular 3-day class.

San Jose: San Jose Convention Center
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Entry Deadline: 10/4/11

SAN JOSE CONVENTION CENTER RENNOVATION AND EXPANSION The San José Office of Cultural Affairs Public Art Program, a division of the Office of Economic Development is seeking an artist or artist team to design, fabricate, and install an artwork as part of the renovation and expansion of the San Jose Convention Center. The project will be developed in a unique partnership with a Silicon Valley technology partner that offers the commissioned artist an exceptional potential to utilize technology innovated in Silicon Valley in the creation of this artwork. This opportunity is open to artists who: 1) currently reside in the United States or Canada and 2) currently hold proper U.S. work visas.

Encaustic Works 2011
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Entry Deadline: 10/5/11

Encaustic Works ’11 will be a juried exhibition in the form of full-color art book. Selected by artist and writer, Joanne Mattera, EW’11 continues the tradition of a biennial survey of encaustic painting and sculpture begun by R&F Handmade Paints in 1997.

Lone Tree Art Exhibition and Sale
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Fee: $35.00 (Lone Tree Art Exhibition and Sale)
Entry Deadline: 10/7/11

The Lone Tree Arts Commission invites artists to submit entries into the Tenth Annual Lone Tree Art Exhibition and Sale. This juried Exhibition runs November 12, 2011 through December 31, 2011 at the Lone Tree Arts Center. Categories include: Oil, Water Media, Pastels, Mixed Media and Sculpture. Artists must be 18 years and older. Entry fee $35.

City of Denver: Colorado Pedestrian Bridge
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Entry Deadline: 10/7/11

Arts & Venues Denver, formally The Denver Office of Cultural Affairs, announces a new Public Art opportunity at the Colorado Center Bike/Pedestrian Bridge over Interstate I-25 (near Colorado Blvd. area) Denver, CO. This call is open to national artists. Budget – approximately $75,000

Baltimore – School 33 Art Center: Call for Artists
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Fee: $35.00 (Baltimore – School 33 Art Center: Call for Artists)
Entry Deadline: 10/14/11

About the Exhibition: School 33 Art Center is now accepting submissions from artists for 2012 juried group exhibitions to take place January 13-March 3, 2012 and March 16-May 26, 2013. The call for entry is open to artists working in any medium and is intended to present new work by emerging and established artists from the United States and abroad. The two exhibitions will be held in School 33 Art Center’s main gallery (1240 sq. ft.) for an eight-week period each. Jurors will select 4 to 7 for each exhibit based on individual artistic merit. School 33 Art Center will produce all related press materials, feature the exhibit on our website; and (funding permitting) produce an exhibition catalog. Additionally School 33 will host an opening reception and encourages artists to participate in a gallery talk during the exhibition.

Scholarship for Beaders
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Entry Deadline: 10/15/11

The Revere Academy’s Scholarship for Beaders was founded to provide an opportunity for new students, working with beads in their jewelry, to attend the Academy. Scholarship includes tuition for any regular 3-day class, $50 administration fee, up to $100 in kit fees, plus transportation and lodging in San Francisco. Eligibility: Must be a new student to the Revere Academy, currently making jewelry using beads, and reside in the U.S.A.  Deadline: October 15, 2011 11:59pm (MST)

Central Oregon Community College Health Careers Building
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Entry Deadline: 10/15/11

Central Oregon Community College Health Careers Building is currently under construction with a scheduled opening in the Fall 2012. The new 47,000 square-foot building will provide up-to-date classrooms and labs for the following programs: RN and LPN nursing programs, Pharmacy Technician, Medical Assistant, Dental Assisting and Licensed Massage Therapy. The building will be three levels and will be easily accessible from College Way. The College seeks to commission art works for the exterior and interior of the building. The majority of the funding will be allocated to purchasing the external art work. Interior art may be of different types: ceiling suspended, free standing, and wall mounted or hung. The art will resonate with the energy and vibrancy of the campus, educational mission of the College and the purposes of the building. COCC has six other permanent art installations on campus: Full Circle by Judy Speidel, Cascade Leaf by Robert Gherke, She Who Watches by Lillian! Pitt, Alcove by Michael Boonstra, Angkor Wat II by Lee Kelly, and Landscape Elements by Betty Feves. Given the varied nature of the artworks on the COCC campus, ranging from traditional representations to abstract works there are no restrictions on artistic interpretation.

Central Oregon Community College Science Building
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Entry Deadline: 10/15/11

The new Science Building under construction will support the continued growth in Allied Health and Nursing programs along with the increased demand for human biology and general chemistry courses. The new 45,000 square foot building will have five biology labs, two chemistry labs, two physical science labs, a herbarium, faculty offices, and three classrooms are on two levels. COCC anticipates opening the building in August of 2012. The College seeks to commission art works for the interior and exterior of the building. The majority of the funding will go toward purchasing interior art of different types: ceiling suspended, free standing and wall mounted or hung. All art will resonate with the energy and vibrancy of the campus, educational mission of the College and the purposes of the building. COCC has six other permanent art installations on campus: Full Circle by Judy Speidel, Cascade Leaf by Robert Gherke, She Who Watches by Lillian Pitt, Alcove by Michael Boonstra, Angk! or Wat II by Lee Kelly, and Landscape Elements by Betty Feves. Given the varied nature of the artworks on the COCC campus, ranging from traditional representations to abstract works there are no restrictions on artistic interpretation.

Specific Environments: Landscape as Metaphor
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Fee: $35.00 (City of Fort Collins Specific Environments: Landscape as Metaphor)
Entry Deadline: 10/16/11

The Fort Collins Lincoln Center invites visual artists living in the United States and working in any media to enter “Specific Environments: Landscape as Metaphor”, a national juried art exhibition. The focus of the exhibition will center on work that stretches the idea of how we view our environment and the ‘scape and scope’ of the land as metaphor for something else entirely. The exhibition is meant to be a catalyst for new ideas, interpretations and understanding of the human relationship to the land.

Oregon Arts Commission Individual Artist Fellowship
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Entry Deadline: 10/17/11

Oregon Arts Commission FY 2012 Fellowship awards are made to artists demonstrating excellence in Visual Arts (crafts, drawing, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, mixed media and new media) and Design Arts. The Oregon Arts Commission’s Individual Artist Fellowship Program honors Oregon’s professional artists and their artistic achievements and supports their efforts to advance their careers. In selecting artists to receive Fellowships, the Commission looks to Oregon artists of outstanding talent, demonstrated ability and commitment to the creation of new work(s).

Seattle City Light North and South Service Center Commissions
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Entry Deadline: 10/17/11

The Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs, in partnership with Seattle City Light (SCL), is seeking two artists to create semi-permanent, site-specific installations for City Light’s North and South Service Centers, the hub of City Light’s activities. Each artist will create up to two artworks. The artworks should capture the “electricity” of City Light’s activities. The budget for these two projects is $23,500 for each artist, all-inclusive. The call is open to artists residing in Washington, Oregon, Alaska and British Columbia.

Broward County: Pedestrian Bridges Project Ft Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport
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Entry Deadline: 10/23/11

The Broward Cultural Council Public Art & Design Program is seeking to commission a professional artist or team of artists to create a functionally-integrated public artwork for the existing pedestrian bridges connecting Terminals 2, 3 and 4 to the parking garage. The project sites are pedestrian bridges that connect Terminals 2, 3, and 4 to the Palm Parking Garage. The bridges, measuring approximately 130 feet in length, cross over the airport’s loop roadway, creating a visual gateway to the terminals. The pedestrian bridges provide an excellent opportunity for integrated art as they offer interesting views up and down the roadway, clear directional circulation and are highly visible. The selected artist or team of artists must create an original functionally-integrated design that enhances the visual appearance of up to four bridges, while conveying a sense of place. The artwork should establish a repetitive experience as people travel by car within the terminal loop, an! d provide visual interest for people waiting for transportation, moving in vehicles, and crossing the bridges. The artwork should support the activity within the space and not conflict with or distract from driving, way-finding and the location of transportation systems. Opportunities include artistic treatment of roofs, cross members, ceiling, side panels, and lighting to create visual interest at night, with a special emphasis on the exterior of the bridges.

Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition 2013
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Fee: $35.00 (Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition 2013)
Entry Deadline: 10/31/11

The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery invites artists to figure out the contemporary art of the portrait for the Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition 2013. The Competition and resulting exhibition welcome portraits in all visual arts mediums. The call for entries runs from September 1 until October 31, 2011.

Clay Gallery: Cups of Fire – National Ceramic Cup Competition
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Fee: $25.00 (Clay Gallery: Cups of Fire – National Ceramic Cup Competition)
Entry Deadline: 11/1/11

A juried cup exhibition embraces a wide spectrum of ceramics cup forms both sculptural and utilitarian. The exhibition opens to all clay artists who reside and work in the United States. The Juror of the exhibition is Susan Beiner. Cash Awards up to $500.

Au Naturel: the Nude in the 21st Century 2012
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Fee: $35.00 (Au Naturel: the Nude in the 21st Century 2012)
Entry Deadline: 11/7/11

Au Naturel: The Nude in the 21st Century is an international juried competition hosted annually by the Art Center of Clatsop Community College in Astoria, Oregon, with a focus on the time-honored tradition of the nude human figure, an art form that continues to inspire and challenge many artists today as one of the most potentially rewarding subjects to explore. This exhibit represents a wide range of interpretations of the human figure from representational to abstract, and is open to all artists from around the world working in any drawing, painting, and printmaking media in which the handmade mark is employed as the primary means of image-making.

Progress and Possibilities 2011
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Fee: $30.00 (Progress and Possibilities 2011)
Entry Deadline: 11/15/11

The International Polymer Clay Association is proud to announce “Progress & Possibilities 2011,” an online juried exhibition of polymer clay art, open to IPCA members only. Up to 3 works for jurying; each work may be shown in up to 2 photos. Artists will classify themselves as Beginner, Intermediate, and Professional. IPCA reserves the right to reclassify artists if necessary. Works will be submitted in the categories Art Jewelry, Sculptural Objects and Functional Objects.

Colored Pencil Society of America: Explore This! 8
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Fee: $20.00 (Colored Pencil Society of America: Explore This! 8)
Entry Deadline: 11/15/11

Juried Online Colored Pencil Exhibition to be displayed at www.cpsa.org. This exhibition allows artists to explore beyond the limitations of 100% colored pencil on flat surfaces. Works must be predominantly in colored pencil and may incorporate other media, techniques, and surfaces as well as 3-dimensional shapes. The goal is to encourage the use of colored pencils with other materials and attract the attention of artists who are not primarily colored pencil artists. Starting in 2009, Explore This! is the only venue where CPSA members can earn CPX signature status which requires three acceptances within a 10 year period. The exhibition features a $1,500 Best of Show award and EXPY award along with other cash awards. The winners of the top three awards will be invited to send their pieces for display in the CPSA International Exhibition in 2012. In addition, a full-color issue of the CPSA news magazine, “To The Point,” will showcase the accepted artwork.

REFINED VII: Inspiration
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Fee: $35.00 (REFINED VII: Inspiration)
Event Dates: 2/4/12 – 3/24/12
Entry Deadline: 11/21/11

Juror: Jennifer Crupi REFINED is a biennial exhibition of jewelry and metalwork hosted by the School of Art at Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA) since 1998. The exhibition is held in the 1332 square-foot Reavley Gallery of the beautifully renovated Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House, located at 329 E. Main Street in historic downtown Nacogdoches, Texas.

Society of North American Goldsmiths: The Body Adorned
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Fee: $35.00 (Society of North American Goldsmiths: The Body Adorned)
Entry Deadline: 12/9/11

THE BODY ADORNED…Dressed and Bedecked A call for images of studio jewelry on the body, photographed on the maker’s model of choice. This first SNAG on-line exhibition will explore “adornment as experience” on the landscape of the body.

Blue Sky Pacific Northwest Photography Viewing Drawers 2012
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Entry Deadline: 12/23/11

Blue Sky established the Pacific Northwest Photography Viewing Drawers program in 2007 to feature a juried public archive of original prints by contemporary photographers based in the region. Visitors to Blue Sky’s galleries in Portland are welcome to enjoy work in the Drawers by simply opening any one of the archival flatfiles, or by asking the Gallery Attendant for assistance. The Drawers program has quickly become a favorite aspect of Blue Sky’s ongoing programming, available to approximately 25,000 visitors annually. For 2012—to coincide with the newly inaugurated Portland Photo Month (every April)—Blue Sky is expanding the geographic scope of the Drawers to include up to 80 photographers from Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana, British Columbia, and Alaska.

Mulvane Art Museum
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Fee: $35.00 (Mulvane Art Museum Crafts National)
Entry Deadline: 1/6/12

A national juried contemporary crafts exhibit.

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