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September 2, 2014 CALL FOR ENTRIES: THE ARTIST'S MAGAZINE OVER 60
COMPETITION We're looking for artists age 60+ working in two
dimensions in all traditional art media. Submit your work and you
could see it featured in The Artist's Magazine! 10 winners will be
prominently featured in the magazine and will receive $250 each in
cash prizes. Entry fee. Details: 715-445-4612 OR
http://www.artistsnetwork.com/competitions/over-60-art-competition OR
[email protected]

December 6, 2014 $10,000 IN CASH PRIZES : DAVE BOWN PROJECTS Jurors:
Steven Matijcio, Curator, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati;
Dominic Molon, Curator of Contemporary Art, RISD Museum; Marina
Pacini, Chief Curator and Curator of American, Modern, and
Contemporary Art, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art. In addition to the
cash prizes listed above; Dave Bown Projects will be buying works of
art from artists as submissions are received. Early entries are
encouraged. Previewing will occur on a daily and weekly basis by Dave
Bown Projects as submissions are received. Entry fee. Details:
+1-917-365-5265 OR http://davebownprojects.com OR
[email protected]

September 30, 2014 $15,000 GRAND PRIZE PLUS COVER OF NATIONAL ART
MAGAZINE Win up to $21,000 in cash prizes and the COVER of PleinAir
magazine. Plein Air Salon is judged by Museum and Gallery
Professionals. Entry fee. Details: http://tinyurl.com/oamn4rs

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August 29, 2014 WHAT WOULD YOU DO WITH DEEP, DARK, BLACK PIGMENT?
Bideford Black, The Next Generation, a Burton Art Gallery project
produced and curated in association with Flow Contemporary Arts and
Claire Gulliver. The Burton Art Gallery and Museum in Bideford has
secured Arts Council England funding to commission up to 8 artists and
1 film maker to make new works for the collection and to develop ways
of using Bideford Black as a medium or an inspiration. Entry
fee. Details: http://www.flowprojects.org.uk/blog OR
[email protected]

August 29, 2014 THE RELIGIOUS AND SPIRITUAL IN ART The Blake Prize
enters its 63rd year and attracts a new sponsor in the form of
well-regarded Perth Art Dealer, Robert Buratti. Buratti will sponsor
the John Coburn Emerging Artist Award ($5,000), which together with
the 63rd Blake Prize ($25,000) and the MUA Blake Prize for Human
Justice ($5,000), brings the total prize money is $35,000. Entry
fee. Details: http://www.blakeprize.com.au OR [email protected]

August 30, 2014 BEST OF NATURE 2014 Entries are open for the 2014 Best
of Nature exhibition at the San Diego Natural History Museum. The show
will run from October 25, 2014 to February 2, 2015. There are twelve
cash awards from $1,000 to several $100 awards. We will hang
approximately 70 pieces in the show. This is a juried show now in its
sixth edition. Entry fee. Details: http://SDNHM.org/bestofnature

August 30, 2014 PRIVATE CHOICES PUBLIC SPACES MAIL ART Private
Choices, Public Spaces takes on the public-private threshold of the
last remaining abortion clinic in Mississippi and the highly nuanced
interface to illuminate the spatial implications of access to
reproductive health care and the role design can play in expanding the
conversation. Postcards will be exhibited at The New School this
September. No entry fee. Details: http://tinyurl.com/pw87jno

August 30, 2014 PAID INTERNSHIP AT BORTOLAMI GALLERY We are currently
seeking two administrative interns for our program starting in August
and running through Fall. General duties include: attending the front
desk and answering calls, assisting with artist CVs and press
materials, gallery mailings and pickups, and inputing info into
ArtBase. Please email resume and cover letters as PDFs. Details:
http://www.bortolamigallery.com OR [email protected]

August 30, 2014 CALL FOR FIBER ART Open to all fiber artists. Fiber
art is a style of fine art which uses textiles such as fabric, yarn,
and natural and synthetic fibers. It encompasses a wide variety of
styles, including art quilts, wall hangings, sculpture and other 3
dimensional art, weavings and mixed media. Entry fee. Details:
http://www.infinityartgallery.com/upcoming

August 30, 2014 ARTIST SPONSORSHIPS FROM BIG DUCK CANVAS Big Duck
Canvas is excited to announce our new Sponsorship Program available to
up and coming artist pursuing a career in the arts. To apply, please
email your Artist Resume with links to view some of your work. Also,
please include explanation of what your plans are over the next year
for your work and how you plan to use our canvas. No application
fee. Details: http://www.bigduckcanvas.com OR [email protected]

August 30, 2014 PRIVATE CHOICES PUBLIC SPACES Private Choices, Public
Spaces takes on the public-private threshold of the last remaining
abortion clinic in Mississippi and the highly nuanced interface to
illuminate the spatial implications of access to reproductive health
care and the role design can play in expanding the
conversation. Postcards must be posted by August 30 and will be
exhibited at The New School this September. No entry fee. Details:
http://tinyurl.com/pw87jno

August 31, 2014 A SHOW OF HEADS A thematic exhibition based on the
portrayal and interpretation of the human head to be held at the
Limner Gallery, October 23 - November 22, 2014. Open for entry to all
artists working in any media. $2,200 in Direct Art Magazine
publication awards. Entry fee. Prospectus/details/questions: SlowArt
Productions 123 Warren Street Hudson NY 12534
http://www.slowart.com/prospectus/head.htm [email protected]

August 31, 2014 2nd ANNUAL LANDSCAPE EXHIBITION AND COMPETITION Trim
your trees and your bushes, and edge your sidewalks; because we are
showcasing Landscapes this month! Everyone is invited to create their
best Art and Enter the Landscape Theme Competition and Exhibition. All
work must be original to the artist and the artist must be willing to
sell their work (print or original piece). Entry fee. Details:
305-509-1788 OR
http://www.contemporaryartgalleryonline.com/category-s/1911.htm OR
[email protected]

August 31, 2014 THE GATEWAY TO SEDONA ARTIST COMPETITION Painting
competition open to all painters over 18 working in traditional media
(oils, acrylics, pastels, and watercolors (or mixed media that
includes traditional media as long as it is a 2-D creation). Over
$10,000 in awards - grand prize $5000. Gateway To Sedona is an online
magazine from Sedona, Arizona, promoting and supporting arts
organizations since 2002. Entry fee. Details:
http://www.PaintingContest.org

August 31, 2014 CALL FOR MARYLAND ARTISTS Howard County Arts Council
is seeking entries for this biennial multi-media juried exhibit. Entry
is open to artists age 18 and older, living in Maryland or within a
100-mile radius of Ellicott City, Maryland. Juror for Art Maryland
2014 is Julia Marciari-Alexander, Executive Director of the Walters
Art Museum. Exhibit dates: 10/31/14-12/12/14. Entry fee. Details:
410-313-2787 OR http://hocoarts.org/exhibits.php OR [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 1, 2014 PLAYA ARTIST RESIDENCY IN CENTRAL OREGON Playa is a
retreat for creative individuals who are committed and passionate
about their work and who will benefit from time spent in a unique
remote location. A residency includes lodging, studio and some meals
at no charge. Open to visual and performing artists, writers and
scientists. Application fee. Details: 541-943-3983 OR
http://www.playasummerlake.org OR [email protected]

September 5, 2014 COLLEGE RADIO STATION SEEKS SWAG DESIGNS WMBR is a
college/community radio station affiliated with MIT. We are a local,
non-commercial station, broadcasting at 88.1fm, and online. We are
100% volunteer, with no paid staff. This is rare - even among other
local college and public stations. Our only sources of income are
listener donations and a small stipend from MIT. Details:
http://wmbr.org 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]

September 15, 2014 "GO FIGURE" A JURIED SHOW Judge Sean Ulmer,
Director of the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art. Welcome are entries that
explore issues of the human body. From classic nudes, contemporary
interpretations, portraits, (yes, selfies too) to full figure, and
naturalistic abstraction. The figure remains a vital subject of
exploration and conversation about how and why we present the body as
a subject for art. October 7, 2014, deadline. Entry fee. Details:
319-431-2669 OR blackearthgallery.com OR [email protected]

September 15, 2014 GRANTS FOR VISUAL ARTISTS The Franz and Virginia
Bader Fund invites applications from visual artists aged 40 years and
up, who live within 150 miles of Washington, DC. (Delaware, Maryland,
and much of Pennsylvania and Virginia fall into that radius.) Minimum
award is $15,000. In 2013, the Fund made four awards totaling
$65,000. No application fee. Details: 202-288-4608 OR
http://www.baderfund.org OR [email protected]

September 15, 2014 CALL FOR WORKS ON PAPER South Shore Art Center in
Cohasset, MA, invites entries of original work that offer distinctive,
imaginative imagery using paper. Show dates October 24 - December 21,
2014. Opening Reception October 24 6-8pm Juried by Al Miner, Assistant
Curator of Contemporary Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. $1200
in prizes - all work must be for sale. Entry fee. Details:
781-383-2787 OR https://client.smarterentry.com/SSAC

September 25, 2014 CALL FOR BOSTON AREA ARTISTS ONLY Kingston Gallery,
an artist-run gallery in Boston's South End, is accepting applications
for 2 new artist members. We showcase a diverse range of contemporary
art in a mutually supportive environment that encourages
experimentation and growth. Dues-paying members receive a solo show
every 2-3 years in the Main gallery and a solo show in the Members'
gallery in alternate years. No application fee. Details: 617-423-4113
OR http://www.kingstongallery.com OR [email protected]

September 30, 2014 REACTION: GALLERY ROUTE ONE JURIED SHOW January 9,
2015- February 1, 2015. All Northern California artists, no video,
crafts or jewelry. $250 Best of Show, 3 non cash awards of
merit. Juror: John Seed, Professor of art and art history at Mt San
Jacinto College in Southern California, also blogs about visual
artists for the Huffington Post. Deadline November 28, 2014. Entry
fee. Details: http://galleryrouteone.org OR
[email protected]

October 1, 2014 NEXT: NEW PHOTOGRAPHIC VISIONS Next is an open call
for contemporary photo based works, & will be juried by Elizabeth
Avedon, independent curator & writer. The curator is looking to see
exceptional photography with a unique perspective & a cohesive
look. We encourage entrants to challenge themselves to excite our
juror, who has her finger on the pulse of contemporary photography!
Entry fee. Details: 828-255-1188 OR http://tinyurl.com/mmodcgt 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 OR http://ucrossfoundation.org OR
[email protected]

October 1, 2014 VISUAL ARTISTS RESIDENCY IN ODISHA INDIA Join
D.I.S.C. the Art residency and experience an intercultural dialogues
and collaborations between the international artists and indigenous
traditional artists of Odisha, India. No application fee. Details:
http://disctheart.com OR [email protected]

October 1, 2014 34+ FELLOWSHIPS AVAILABLE FROM VERMONT STUDIO CENTER
The Vermont Studio Center is excited to announce 34+ fellowships for
artists & writers available at our our 10/1/14 deadline, including the
Rona Jaffe Foundation Fellowship for emerging women writers and 25
merit-based VSC Fellowships open to ALL! Application fee. Details:
802-635-2727 OR www.vermontstudiocenter.org/fellowships OR
[email protected]

October 5, 2014 CALL FOR ENTRIES fotofoto gallery of Huntington, NY
"10th National Photography Competition". Open to U.S. residents 18
years or older. Any photographic medium including digital and
alternative processes will be accepted. $1,000 in cash prizes. Entry
fee. Details: 631-549-0448 OR http://www.fotofotogallery.org

October 14, 2014 INTERNATIONAL ONLINE ART COMPETITION: ART TOPPLING
TOBACCO Topple tobacco through your expression in art. $5000 in prize
money to be shared in adult section and $850 in Kids Section. 2014
last of the series of Art Toppling Tobacco then onwards to The Grand
Final on World No Tobacco Day 2015 when prize money is $20,000. No
entry fee. Details:
http://arttopplingtobacco.com.au/submit_your_art_2014

October 15, 2014 TEACHERS AGAINST PREJUDICE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ART
CONTEST Open to students in grades 1-4 in any country. Submit artwork
on the theme of "Living Together in Peace" 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

October 17, 2014 CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: NATIONAL YOUNGARTS FOUNDATION
Opportunity for cash awards up to $10,000. Performance and exhibition
opportunities. Chance for a week of master classes with world-renowned
professionals in your discipline. Exclusive chance at nomination for
U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts. Lifetime of support and
networking with over 20,000 alumni. Open to visual, literary, design
and performing artists 15-18 years old or grades 10-12. Entry
fee. Details: 800-970-2787 OR http://www.YoungArts.org/apply

October 20, 2014 2014 MYSTERY BUILD COMPETITION $21,000 in cash
awards! Create a work of art using ONLY the materials in a Mystery
Build kit! What's inside? We can't tell you, but you can expect to
find some common art materials and plenty of surprises. All 2014 kits
are identical. It's a project that combines the creation of art,
challenge of a puzzle, and the fun of a game. Jump-start your
creativity! Materials kit includes Entry fee. Details:
http://mysterybuild.com

October 30, 2014 $10,000 PRIZE FOR WRITING ABOUT SERIOUS ILLNESS The
Christopher Doheny Award recognizes excellence in fiction or
nonfiction on the topic of serious illness. The award includes a
$10,000 prize and publication and promotion of the book in print and
audio editions. The award will be presented annually for a manuscript
that is in process or completed but not yet published. No entry
fee. Details:
http://www.centerforfiction.org/awards/the-christopher-doheny-award OR
[email protected]

October 31, 2014 ARTISTS' CALL FOR GALLERY EXHIBITIONS The Monterey
Peninsula College Art Gallery hosts six exhibits each year, showing
contemporary art in all media. Exhibits are 5 weeks long. Exhibits are
in pairs, groups and solo. Reviewing exhibition proposals for six
exhibits in the 2015 - 2016 academic year. Open to U.S. residency. All
media. Limit 10 images. Entry fee. Details: 831-646-3060 OR
http://www.cac.ca.gov/artistcall/acdetail.php?id=24736 OR
[email protected]

November 30, 2014 TEXAS ARTISTS ART PRIZE CALL FOR ENTRIES The Hunting
Art Prize is open to Texas artists who are 18 years of age or
older. Its $50,000 award is historically the most generous in North
America for painting and drawing. Artists can participate by
completing the electronic sign up on the website and uploading one
digital image of their artwork that complies with the terms and
conditions of the prize. Entry fee. Details:
http://www.huntingartprize.com 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]

January 5, 2015 12th ANNUAL OUTDOOR JURIED EXHIBIT CASH AWARDS
Embracing Our Differences is accepting submissions for its annual
outdoor art exhibit celebrating diversity and inclusion displayed
April & May 2015 in Southwest FL USA. 39 artists will be selected and
national and international submissions are encouraged. $3,000 (US) in
awards. No entry fee. Details: 941-404-5710 OR
http://embracingourdifferences.org OR [email protected]

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