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Calls to Artists – July 31 – Jan 2016 Deadlines

Room Magazine invites submissions of writing and art about the experience of being racialized, dealing with racial discrimination, grappling with representation, defining one’s identity or identities, lost and reclaimed histories, as well as stories about loss, love, heartbreak, and triumph. Small submission fee for writing. No fee for art. Paid upon publication. Details: http://www.roommagazine.com/magazine/391-women-colour
July 31, 2015 – A CALL TO ARTISTS FOR ONLINE ART COMPETITION, ALL ABSTRACTS
Contemporary Art Gallery Online encourages entries from all 2D and 3D artists regardless of their experience or education in the art field, for their 2nd Annual International competition. A group exhibition of all entrants will be held online at Contemporary Art Gallery Online during the month of August 2015. Winners will be announced on August 17, 2015. Visit CAGO to learn more. Entry Fee. Details: 305-509-1788 OR http://tinyurl.com/nkhzk8k OR [email protected]
July 31, 2015 – 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 2015 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://bit.ly/ArtisticExcellence15 OR [email protected]
July 31, 2015 – CALL TO ARTISTS AND CURATORS FOR EXHIBITION PROPOSALS
The Brentwood Arts Exchange (Maryland) is seeking proposals from artists and curators to present exhibitions beginning summer 2016. Solo and group exhibitions, all media and forms welcome. This call is open to all artists and curators who are 18 years of age or older. There are no restrictions on media or residency. No fee. Details: http://files.ctctcdn.com/461c09fd001/ca6af4d5-3256-4a7f-a35e-0d924b0cf1b1.pdf
August 1, 2015 – CALL FOR NORTHWEST ARTISTS FOR 2015 BETTY BOWEN AWARD
Administered by The Seattle Art Museum, The Betty Bowen award honors a Northwest artist (WA, OR, ID) for their original, exceptional, and compelling work. The winner is awarded an unrestricted cash prize of $15,000, and a selection of his or her works is shown at the Seattle Art Museum. Two additional cash awards are often granted. Small Entry Fee. Details: http://www.seattleartmuseum.org/about-sam/art-submissions#bet
August 2, 2015 – TREES PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION 1650 GALLERY
Trees. They inspire through beauty, whether the flowers of an orchard, a mountain-side of birch, or a single old oak or spindly sapling. Trees provide community and companionship; we live and love in their shadow. This month at 1650, let’s turn over a new leaf and give props to the magical world of TREES. Approximately fifty works will be chosen for the exhibition at 1650 Gallery in Los Angeles. Details: http://1650gallery.com/trees2015_call.php OR [email protected]
August 10, 2015 – STARBRICK CLAY NATIONAL CUP SHOW
This is a juried, national, contemporary ceramic cup show. David Hiltner, founder and Executive Director of Red Lodge Clay Center in Red Lodge, Montana, will be the juror. Cash Prizes. The show runs from September 25 through October 25, 2015. Entry fee. Details: 740-753-1011 OR http://www.starbrick.com/starbrick-clay-national-cup-show-2015-prospectus.html OR [email protected]
August 10, 2015 – CALL TO CITY OF BERKELEY ARTISTS: CIVIC CENTER ART EXHIBITION 2015/2016
Entry Deadline: Monday, August 10, 2015 at 8 pm | Exhibition Dates: September 2015 – May 2016 | Open to artists living/and or working in the City of Berkeley. The works of approximately 30 artists will be selected by a jury for exhibition at MLK Civic Center Building on 2180 Milvia Street. All selected artists will receive a $150 honorarium. Up to 5 images may be submitted. Details: 510-644-6893 OR http://tinyurl.com/ojucxhr OR [email protected]
August 14, 2015 – FINDING OUR PLACE; THE GEOGRAPHY OF ART
Exhibit dates: October 16, 2015 – January 3, 2016 This exhibit considers how our connection to place in an increasingly virtual world, informs and influences artistic perspectives and subjects All media welcome; small to large-scale installations; new media encouraged; indoor and outdoor works accepted; cash awards. Details: 410-326-4640 OR [email protected]
August 15, 2015 – OLD ENOUGH TO KNOW BETTER
An international juried exhibition sponsored by the Women’s Caucus for Art Philadelphia Chapter, of work by mid-career and emerging WOMEN, and women-identified, artists age 35 and over, being JURIED by DIANE BURKO and EILEEN NEFF and held at CRANE ARTS in Philadelphia, PA in NOVEMBER 2015. The contextual space of this show is the stubbornness and persistence of artistic vocation. Entry fee. Details: http://phila-wca.blogspot.com
August 20, 2015 – TASTE AWARDS FOOD AND FASHION PHOTO AWARDS CALL FOR ENTRIES
Amateur and Professional photographers are invited to submit their work to this year’s TASTE AWARDS, which now include a new visual arts category for Food, Fashion, and Travel Photography. The theme of this year’s photography awards is ”Delicious” (highly agreeable to the senses). Top Photographers receive a TASTE AWARD Medallion to honor their achievement, plus prizes & exhibits. Entry Fee. Details: http://www.ImagesofTaste.com
August 21, 2015 – CALL FOR ENTRY: 2016 NICHE AWARDS
NICHE magazine is accepting applications for the 2016 NICHE Awards, a prestigious juried competition recognizing excellence in fine craft design. Professional and student artists may apply online. Contest categories include ceramics, fiber, glass, metal, wood, jewelry and more! Application and entry fee information, rules and guidelines are now available on the contest website. Details: 800-432-7238 OR http://budurl.com/cez5 OR [email protected]
August 24, 2015 – CALL TO ARTISTS : LACDA 2015 INTERNATIONAL JURIED COMPETITION
Call to artists for all styles of artwork and photography utilizing digital processes. Winner receives 10 prints up to 44?60 inches on museum quality paper shown in a solo exhibit in main gallery Sep 10-Aug 3, 2015. Ten second place winners also exhibited. Deadline August 24. Entry fee. Details: http://lacda.com/juried/juriedshow.html 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
Announcing our first national juried really Affordable Art Show, with prestigious juror Carolyn Ramo. This is a selling show with art priced for anyone and everyone. Thousands of NY art lovers and collectors will see your work up close and personal. 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. Artists get 75% of the selling price. $2050 in cash prizes will be awarded including $1000 Best of Show. Exhibit runs October 3 – 25, 2015. Entry fee. Details: http://bwac.org/2015/06/really-affordable-art-show OR Prospectus 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 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]

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 5, 2015 – DAVE BOWN PROJECTS : PHOTO COMPETITION : $5,000 CASH PRIZES
Selection Process: We are limiting the number of submissions. Early entries are encouraged. Previewing will occur on a daily and weekly basis by Dave Bown Projects as submissions are received. Details: 917-365-5265 OR http://davebownprojects.com/submissions_photo_2015.html 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 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 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 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
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 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 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 – 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/
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
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
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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