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Calls to Artists May and June 2020 Deadlines

Calls to Artists

May and June 2020 Deadlines

May 01, 2020 – ARTISTS NETWORK | ARTISTS MAGAZINE ANNUAL ART COMPETITION

Artists Magazine’s Annual Art Competition wants to honor your most outstanding work. If your art is deserving of being celebrated in the pages of Artists Magazine, this competition is for you! $24,000 in cash prizes plus publication in Artists Magazine. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/3aQgLXw

May 31, 2020 – CORONA: SELF PORTRAITS IN SELF ISOLATION

The Corona Portrait Project invites submissions of self-portraits created in response to the current pandemic. Accepted entries will be exhibited online and select entries will be featured. Submissions accepted on a rolling basis, do not wait to submit. See website for submission instructions. No Entry Fee. Details: http://www.coronaportrait.com/

June 30, 2020 – SLOWART PRODUCTIONS | STRANGE FIGURATIONS

A thematic exhibition open to all interpretations of the concept, Strange Figurations. Open to all media, techniques and styles from the realist to the surreal and visionary. 72″ maximum dimension. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery, September 10 – October 3, 2020. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/3ev4OJ5

April 24, 2020 – $500 CASH PRIZE FOR BEST OF SHOW WINNER

An international competition open to all fine artists, graphic designers, illustrators and photographers. Winners featured in Issue 60 of Creative Quarterly magazine as well as our online gallery. Winners also vie for our juried year-end 100 Best selection, these winners will be exhibited in a downtown New York City gallery. Entry Fee. Details: 718-435-4047 OR http://cqjournal.com/callforentries

April 24, 2020 – CALL FOR COLLABORATIVE ARTISTS

Capital Dance Project is searching for Sacramento visual artists, musicians, designers, and performing artists of all genres who are interested in a collaborative experience with one of our resident choreographers. Participating choreographers will select one collaborative artist/group to work together in creating a world premiere for Capital Dance Project’s annual performance of Behind the Barre. No Entry Fee. Details: http://www.bluelinearts.org/made-in-sacramento OR [email protected]

April 28, 2020 – THE CHELSEA INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION

The Chelsea International Photography Competition provides the winning participants an opportunity to exhibit at one of our New York spaces, located in the heart of the Chelsea art district. The sprawling and elegant street-level space attracts hundreds of visitors with its striking exterior. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/31IUs1t

April 30, 2020 – NIKON SMALL WORLD COMPETITION 2020

The Nikon Small World Competition is open to anyone with an interest in photography through the microscope. There are two competitions: * Nikon Small World Contest * Nikon Small World In Motion Contest Photomicrographs must be taken using a light microscope. All types of light microscopy and specimens are acceptable. The use of Nikon equipment is not required. No Entry Fee. Details: http://fla.st/2MZyFQn

April 30, 2020 – LARGE MURAL GRANT FOR TOWSON MARYLAND LIBRARY !OPEN CALL!

Large mural grant for Towson Maryland public library. Open to all artists internationally. Open to all concepts and styles, that works with the challenging architectural facade on the main side of the building. The building is considered the gateway to this up and coming arts and entertainment area, and the keystone for future projects. This is a huge opportunity for any passionate muralist! Application Fee. Details: 667-206-2125 OR http://www.towsoncreativepartnership.com/bcpl-towson-library OR [email protected]

April 30, 2020 – ASTROCAMERA 2020

The competition is organised by the Hevelianum Centre, located in Gdańsk, Poland. The aim of the competition is to select and award the authors of the most interesting photographs of astronomic objects observed from the Earth. You may submit a maximum of 5 photographs to the competition. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2HD2UXI

May 01, 2020 – “ZERO WASTE” POSTER DESIGN COMPETITION

Artists from around the world are invited to design a poster on the theme “Zero Waste”. “Zero Waste” to remind the individuals what their responsibilities towards the environment are; It includes raising awareness of why we should attach importance to “Zero Waste” to leave a green Earth for future generations. Each artist may submit up to three posters. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/3dz90r0

May 01, 2020 – BIOPHILIA POSTER COMPETITION

Your poster design should explore the relationship of nature and the living, built-world through graphic design and celebrate the impact of Biophilia. Biophilia is an idea that humans have an innate connection to nature. This connection helps our physical and mental wellbeing. Learn more about Biophilia. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2xYG6QA

May 01, 2020 – MARRIOTT HOTEL POSTER CONTEST FOR WOMEN IN THE ARTS EXPO

Deadline Extended: Artwork needed to showcase a one day art expo, in June 13th, at the Marriott Courtyard Hotel cosponsored by East County Art Association. Hotel management will select the art for posters/advertisement in all San Diego. Fist price $300.00 and live interview with the hotel management. Entry Fee. Details: http://eastcountyart.org/poster-art-contest OR [email protected]

May 03, 2020 – 2020 WATERLOO ARTS JURIED EXHIBITION

Deadline: April 5, 2020. Waterloo Arts invites all artists residing in the US or Canada to submit artwork for the 2020 Waterloo Arts Juried Exhibition. This is a unique opportunity for artists to exhibit work in Cleveland, Ohio. Over $2,500 in cash prizes. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/39dht0h OR [email protected]

May 04, 2020 – INTERNATIONAL ART COMPETITION BLACK & WHITE

Contemporary Art Room Gallery is proud to announce their 3rd “Black & White” Online Art Competition for the month of April 2020.Black & White theme in this competition will be strictly applied and only works in black, white and or shades of gray will be accepted.All winning artists will receive a digital award certificate. $15 for 2 images of artwork. Deadline: May 4, 2020. More info. Entry Fee. Details: http://artroomgalleryonline.com/call_for_artists.html OR [email protected]

May 04, 2020 – THE NICK DARKE AWARD 2020

The award is funded by Falmouth University through the Academy of Music and Theatre Arts (AMATA) and the School of Communication. To enter the competition, you should submit a full stage play script (minimum of 45 minutes in length, no maximum) and a one-page synopsis about the play in PDF format. There is no theme. You may submit more than one script. Entries must be in English. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/3azarUE

May 04, 2020 – 2020 MOUNTAIN PHOTO ESSAY COMPETITION

The competition format is the photo essay. At its simplest, the definition of a photo-essay is a set or series of photographs that are intended to tell a story or evoke emotions in the viewer. We invite photographers to submit photo essays to illustrate their mountain related stories whether they are culture, adventure, wildlife, sport, environment, or natural history. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/3dr70AL

May 07, 2020 – $550.00 INNOVATE GRANTS FOR ARTISTS + PHOTOGRAPHERS

Innovate Grant is now accepting submissions for the Spring 2020 Cycle. Innovate Grant awards (2) $550.00 grants each quarter, to one Visual Artist and one Photographer. In addition to receiving a grant award, winners will be featured and recognized on our website and join a growing community of vibrant and talented artists. Entry Fee. Details: http://innovateartistgrants.org

May 07, 2020 – PRIX {VIRGINIA} INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY PRIZE FOR WOMEN

You should submit: • 12 – 18 photographs on any subject (one cohesive body of work rather than single images); • a curriculum vitae; • a short motivation letter. Photos submitted to the Virginia Prize should not have been exhibited in France. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2Z4xGkn

May 08, 2020 – THREE MINUTES VIDEO COMPETITION 2020

Artistic and contemporary experimental three-minute films in all creative forms from all over the world can apply for and will be collected and screened once nominated. They shall be displayed to Taiwanese on screen and international community through internet by the platform for international directors, video creators and artists. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2VP0H27

May 08, 2020 – BLOOM & GROW: BRILLIANT BOTANICALS

COVID 19 Deadline Extended: Bloom & Grow is a lush, colorful, and wide-ranging celebration of floral and botanical art. Bloom & Grow seeks works that continue these traditions, as well as works that explore the environmental and personal connections we have with flowers & plants. All media welcome; small to large-scale works; indoor and outdoor works; cash awards will be presented. Application Fee. Details: 410-326-4640 OR http://annmariegarden.wufoo.com/forms/bloom-grow-brilliant-botanicals OR [email protected]

May 09, 2020 – BIBLIO SPECTACULUM: A NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION

COVID 19 Extended Deadline: A national juried exhibition of artist books and text-based visual works. Submissions must be visual in nature. Written text passages must be part of an artist book, painting, photograph, drawing, print, collage, sculpture, or other visual art form. Entry Fee. Details: 315-462-0210 OR http://www.mainstreetartscs.org/bibliospectaculum.html OR [email protected]

May 11, 2020 – MODEL YOUNG PACKAGE 2020 | PERSONAL CARE

Personal care products are aiming to make our lives better. That’s why their packaging should be better too. Do you dare to design them that way? We accept prototypes of packaging made of corrugated or smooth cardboard and other paper materials. The entries have to fall into one of the following categories: medicines, nutrition supplements, medical supplies, cosmetics and sanitary supplies. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2RiTZkI

May 13, 2020 – NYC4PA | FROM A SEED… A WORLD OF BOTANICALS

The New York Center for Photographic Art (NYC4PA) invites photographers world-wide to submit images using any photographic process. Growing up in NYC each of us had the opportunity to experience the wonderful world of botanicals at both the New York and Brooklyn Botanical Gardens. We had the opportunity to develop an early appreciation for the variety of life that starts with a seed. JUROR: ALINE SMITHSON. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2VaW0Rl

May 15, 2020 – 16TH MONTREAL INTL BLACK FILM FESTIVAL | POSTER CONTEST

The Montreal International Black Film Festival is accepting entries for its annual poster design competition. Are you a graphic designer, artist, illustrator, poster designer or photographer who loves film and diversity? Are you creative, open-minded or imaginative? Send us your poster proposals for the 16th edition of the Montreal Black Film Festival. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/3boXqwO

May 15, 2020 – XPOSURE 2020 INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY & FILM

What is Xposure? Sharjah Government Media Bureau launched the concept of Xposure in 2016 as an International Photography Festival that would become an annual feature in the calendar of professional photographers, photography enthusiasts, filmmakers, students and educators from around the world. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/39khBup

May 15, 2020 – DOROTHEA LANGE PAUL TAYLOR PRIZE

The Lange-Taylor Prize is intended to support artists, working alone or in teams, who are engaged in extended, ongoing fieldwork projects that fully exploit the relationship of words and images in the powerful, persuasive representation of a subject. The prize is not awarded for completed projects or to support the production of a book, exhibit, website, or other outcomes. Application Fee. Details: http://documentarystudies.duke.edu/awards/lange-taylor

May 15, 2020 – CALL FOR ARTISTS ARTSFEST ’20 FINE ARTS FESTIVAL

Artsfest ’20 deadline has been extended to May 15 – OR- until full. We have implemented a special jurying process for this year – applications will be reviewed within 5 business days of applying and artists will be notified if they have been accepted or wait listed. For those who are accepted, we have extended the booth fee deadline to August 1. Please note that we are reviewing different booth fee options in recognition of artists who may not have the funds to pay in advance. We will make accommodations. Application Fee. Details: 410-326-4640 OR http://annmariegarden.wufoo.com/forms/artsfest-20-artist-application-revised OR [email protected]

May 17, 2020 – INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ONLINE ART COMPETITION, ALL LANDSCAPE

ALL Landscape Art Theme competition opens April 20, 2020 and closes May 17, 2020. Contemporary Art Gallery Online encourages entries from all artists regardless of their experience or education in the art field. A group exhibition will be held May 20 through June 17, 2020. Awards will be given along with competition collateral. Winners will be announced on June 1, 2020. Entry Fee. Details: 844-210-7722 OR http://tinyurl.com/2020-ALL-Landscapes OR [email protected]

May 19, 2020 – $1,000 ARTIST GRANTS | ALL MEDIA ELIGIBLE

The Hopper Prize is offering 5 individual artist grants of $1,000. This is an open call, all media eligible. Grant submissions will be juried by leading curators: Amber Esseiva, Associate Curator, Institute for Contemporary Art VCU, and Leila Groth, Associate Curator for Contemporary Art, Baltimore Museum of Art. In addition to grants, 30 artists will be selected for a shortlist. Entry Fee. Details: http://hopperprize.org

May 20, 2020 – NATURE AND PLACE POETRY COMPETITION 2020

SkyPixel invites aerial photographers and filmmakers to submit photos and videos taken by a drone. The competition has two main categories: • PHOTO | Nature | City | Sport | Travel | Photos must be captured by a drone. • VIDEO | Portrait | Nature | Architecture | Sport | Aerial Story | Videos must not exceed five minutes in length and must contain at least 30 seconds of aerial footage. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2Z4wsph

May 31, 2020 – 2020 SHINHAN POSTCARD ART CONTEST

This postcard design competition is organised by South Korea’s Company ShinHan Art Materials. This year’s theme is ‘Stories I want to share’. You may submit only one postcard. Fine art paint should be used as the main medium and other media can only be used partially. Postcard size: 14.7 cm x 10 cm / 5.78 in x 3.93 in. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2XpH0NG

June 11, 2020 – 10X10X10XTIETON CALL FOR ENTRIES

The 11th annual 10x10x10xTieton call for entry opens March 11 and closes June 14. This international small works exhibition invites artists to submit works 10 inches by 10 inches by 10 inches or smaller, no media restrictions. All accepted works will be featured in the exhibition at the Mighty Tieton Warehouse beginning August 8. Entry Fee. Details: 509-406-9444 OR http://bit.ly/10xT2020 OR 10×[email protected]

June 17, 2020 – CALL FOR ARTIST INSTALLATIONS AT EASTERN STATE PENITENTIARY

Call for 2021 Site-Specific Artist Installations at Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site is currently accepting proposals for its 2021 season of site-specific artist installations. We’re again offering two funding levels: $7,500 per standard project, and $15,000 per Criminal Justice Today project. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2kxApRf OR [email protected]

June 22, 2020 – CONTEMPORARY REALISM JURIED EXHIBITION OF OIL PAINTINGS

Mills Pond Gallery invites artists to submit works for a juried Contemporary Realism Exhibition September 12 – October 17 – 2020. Juror: Max Ginsburg. The subject matter is open and can range from portrait, landscapes, still life, etc. Paintings should be representational, ranging from impressionistic in style to highly rendered paintings. Only Oil paintings will be considered in this call for submissions. $45/3 images Awards: $1200 Best in Show, $800 Second Place, $400 Third Place. Entry Fee. Details: 631-862-6575 OR http://www.millspondgallery.org/calls-for-entry#/contemporary-realism OR [email protected]

June 30, 2020 – PENNSYLVANIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY CALL FOR ENTRIES

Pennsylvania Watercolor Society’s 41st International Juried Exhibition, September 26 – November 1, 2020, at the Banana Factory, Bethlehem, PA. Over $14,000 in cash and merchandise awards. Limit 2 entries; only one may be accepted. Members 1/2 ($25); Non-Members 1/2 ($40). All work must be original, less than 3 years old, and never shown in any other PWS juried show or PWS member show. Entry Fee. Details: 717-235-5310 OR http://www.pawcs.com OR [email protected]

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