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Calls for Artists – Deadlines from July 14 – December 6, 2014

July 14, 2014 SOUTHWEST ART’s ARTISTIC EXCELLENCE COMPETITION Get your
artwork spotlighted in Southwest Art and win $2000! Enter your best
work in our competition and show us your Artistic Excellence! The 13
winning artists will be published in the December 2014 issue of
Southwest Art and on our website. PLUS one lucky winner will be chosen
for that issue’s cover art. Entry fee. Details:
http://www.artistsnetwork.com OR [email protected]

December 6, 2014 DAVE BOWN PROJECTS The initiatives of the privately
held U.S. company focus on advancing the field of visual arts by
conducting research, buying works of art for the Collection of Dave
Bown Projects, and providing unrestricted monetary awards to visual
artists. Entry fee. Details/contact: Dave Bown
917-365-5265http://davebownprojects.com/about.html
[email protected]

July 7, 2014 NATIONAL ART MUSEUM OF SPORT ANNUAL FINE ART COMPETITION
NAMOS’
competition is open to artists 18+ who create fine art with a
sport subject in: 2D/Not Photography, 3D and Photography. Jurors will
select 30 pieces for an exhibit 9/7-11/3/2014, in New Canaan
Historical Society, Conn. There will be a downloadable
catalogue. Prizes will be awarded. NCAA is a sponsor. Entry
fee. Details: 317-931-8600 OR
http://www.nationalartmuseumofsport.org/competition/2013-2014

July 10, 2014 4th HOLGA INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION
Show us
your best Holga image. “Out of the box” is about artistic creativity
to produce an image starting with a Holga camera. Not that you have to
photograph your Holga – out of the box – with out modifications”. It
is open to amateur and professional photographers around the globe
that use a Holga camera or an element of it. Juror: David
Burnett. Cash prizes and exhibition opportunities. Entry
fee. Details/contact: TCC PHOTO | GALLERY 207 N Center St Longview TX
75601 903-236-4686 [email protected]

July 18, 2014 ARTELES CREATIVE RESIDENCY PROGRAM 2015 IN FINLAND CALL
FOR ENTRIES:
Welcome to one of the largest, liveliest and most
international creative residency programs in Finland /
Scandinavia. Located in the scenic Hameenkyro, Finland, our residency
serves as the perfect platform to explore and expand the boundaries of
your art & mind. 1-3 month periods between February-September
2015. Partially funded. Details: http://www.arteles.org OR
[email protected]

July 21, 2014 WOMEN IN MOVEMENT PUBLIC ART PROJECT
The Women’s
Transportation Seminar Boston Charitable Fund, Inc. is pleased to
announce that the Request for Qualifications for the Women in Movement
public art project in Boston’s historic South Station is on-line and
open for applications. All that’s needed is a resume, an artist’s
statement and up to 10 images of past work. Budget: $150,000. No entry
fee. Details: 508-242-9991 OR http://www.wtsbostonpublicart.com OR
[email protected]

July 28, 2014 COMMEMORATING WW1 THROUGH ART
Free international art
project for all young people aged 4 – 18. Opportunity to explore WW1
in paintings. Ideas: Life for soldiers experiencing the war, Life for
civilians back home, Battle scenes, Propaganda posters, Life after the
war, Armament, Effects of the war on soldiers, their families and
others, The build up to the War. Schools welcome. No entry
fee. Details: http://tinyurl.com/q5gh8kw OR [email protected]

July 31, 2014 SHELTERED: ART BENEFIT FOR ANIMALS AT RISK
The five-week
show is open to residents of the US, 18 years and older. The theme is
“shelter.” Artists are encouraged to interpret broadly. All art
mediums considered. Works can be abstract, symbolic, realistic,
representational, pastoral, urbanesque, minimalist. We want to see
your vision! Details: http://shelteredartshow.org OR
[email protected]

July 31, 2014 ART ORGANIZATION SEEKS NEW DIRECTOR
Anchor Art Space is
a non-profit, artist-run organization in Anacortes, WA. We are looking
for a new Director. The Director will work closely with our board to
guide the direction and growth of Anchor Art Space as both
collaborator and supervisor. $900 per month + commission on any new
grant money. Please send a letter of interest and a resume with two
recommendations. Details: 360-755-3140 OR
http://www.anchorartspace.org OR [email protected]

August 1, 2014 4th ANNUAL MIDDLESEX FELLS CALL FOR ART
Seeking artists
of various media for its 4th annual Fells Art Month for the month of
September, 2014, at the Beebe Estates gallery, 235 West Foster,
Melrose, Massachussetts. Opening reception is September 5 from 7-9
pm. Gallery hours are Saturdays from 11-3. This year’s theme is
Nature, our most precious resource. We are seeking art that depicts
nature under threat, nature being preserved and nature being
celebrated. The size limit for hanging art is 20 x 20. Please submit
at most 3 samples. No entry fee. Details/submission Mike Oliver
781-662-2340 [email protected]

August 15, 2014 STEAMPUNK MARSHMALLOW FLUFF FESTIVAL POSTER
COMPETITION
What the Fluff? is a unique Somerville festival dedicated
to food, invention and art that celebrates Archibald Query, Somerville
resident and inventor of Marshmallow Fluff. Each year the residents of
Somerville collaborate on a huge festival that features activities,
music, food and fun for Fluff fans of all ages. This is a great
opportunity for a local graphic designer to add to their portfolio by
designing a poster, t-shirt and related materials for a wildly
popular, highly attended event. There is a small stipend available for
this project. No entry fee. Please send letters of interest, portfolio
links and any questions to:[email protected]

September 1, 2014 LOGO DESIGN COMPETITION FOR ART & PUMPKIN FESTIVAL

$2,500 in Cash Prizes: 45th Annual Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin
Festival Entry Format: Print Ready Vector based artwork: EPS, AI,
PDF. Wonderful opportunity to design a logo. Winning artwork will be
used for the Official Festival Poster, T-Shirts, Glassware, Signage
and print and web based marketing materials and recognize by numerous
press outlets. Entry fee. Details: http://www.hmbartpumpkin.com OR
[email protected]

September 8, 2014 CALL FOR “GMO FOODS” THEMED ART Calling all art
activists, writers, anyone embroiled with trying to make sense of
genetically modified organisms, to contribute to The Light
Millennium’s special web issue: Freedom of Information in the
Genetically Modified Age. All media to be displayed on website,
submissions accepted throughout the summer, with a possible event in
New York in the fall. No entry fee. Details:
http://www.lightmillennium.org OR [email protected]

October 1, 2014 RESIDENCY IN WYOMING’S BIGHORN MOUNTAINS THE UCROSS
FOUNDATION RESIDENCY PROGRAM
is currently accepting applications for
residencies of 2-6 weeks. Located on a 20,000 acre working cattle
ranch in the foothills of Wyoming’s Bighorn Mountains. Individuals
from all stages of their professional careers are invited to
apply. Applications accepted by mail or electronic submission. No
charge for residency. Application fee and refundable residency
deposit. Details: 307-737-2291 ORhttp://ucrossfoundation.org OR
[email protected]

December 21, 2014 ARTIST MARKET IN SOMERVILLE MASSACHUSETTS
Space is
available in upcoming Saturday Local Artist Market (SLAM) dates
through Dec 2014. SLAM is in its 5th year providing a venue for local
artists to exhibit & sell their work & an opportunity for shoppers to
find a wide variety of art & handmade goods in one location. All media
is considered. Entry fee. Details: http://burren.com/SLAM.html OR
[email protected]

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