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Calls to Artists May – August 2020 Deadlines

Calls to Artists May – August 2020 Deadlines

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/

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

May 31, 2020 – THE COMEDY WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS 2020

The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards are looking for funny wildlife images. The competition has six categories: • The Alex Walker’s Serian Creatures of the Land Category • The Spectrum Creatures in the Air Category • The ThinkTank Photo Junior Category • The Amazing Internet Portfolio Category • The Olympus Underwater Category • The Video Clip Category. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/32hjLJ5

May 31, 2020 – THE BIGPICTURE EMERGING PHOTOGRAPHER GRANT

The California Academy of Sciences in San Francisco has launched a grant for emerging photographers, aged 18-25, to support the creation of photographic images around the themes of conservation, science and sustainability of the natural world. We are looking for proposals for multi-media Projects around the theme of conservation, science and sustainability of the natural world. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2VoTNlc

May 31, 2020 – WELL+BEING: A NATIONAL JURIED SMALL WORKS EXHIBIT

The Port Angeles Fine Arts Center invites artists to apply for a national juried art exhibition centering on topics of health and wellness. Artwork should broadly explore issues relating to physical and/or mental health — including but not limited to overall health and wellness, healing and recovery, public health, chronic illness, disability, addiction, and of course the impacts of COVID-19. Entry Fee. Details: 360-457-3532 OR http://www.pafac.org/wellbeingcall.html OR [email protected]

June 04, 2020 – YOUR BEST SHOT BY BLANK WALL GALLERY

Everyone has some favorite photos they feel proud of. We would like you to send us 5 of your best shots in order to participate in the new digital contest launched by Blank Wall Gallery. 1,000 Euro for the artist who will gather the most votes. All photographs will be presented on a virtual exhibition through a highly visited international platform. All works will have the chance to be sold No Entry Fee. Details: 694-386-8124 OR http://www.blankwallgallery.com/calls-for-entry OR [email protected]

June 05, 2020 – NEW ENGLAND FILMMAKERS | CALL FOR DOCUMENTARIES

LEF is now seeking online submissions for our 2020 Pre-Production grant cycle. This year, in addition to LEF’s annual $5,000 Pre-production grant opportunity for 40+ minute non-fiction film/video projects by New England-based filmmakers, we will also be offering a new $2,500 Early Development grant opportunity. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2ykkYoA

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 12, 2020 – CAVE CANEM

Prize is a second-book award for black poets of African descent, offered every other year. This award celebrates and publishes works of lasting cultural value and literary excellence. Winner receives $1,000, publication by Northwestern University Press, 15 copies of the book and a feature reading in New York City. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2ZkJz7W

June 15, 2020 – “BLACK & WHITE” CALL FOR ENTRY ONLINE ART SHOW THEME

“Black and White” Sometimes a monochrome pallet can say more than a full spectrum of color and creates a striking contrast. We would like to see your work that is composed of black, white, and shades in between. PAY IT FORWARD- We will be donating 10% of all entry fees from this show to Heart to Heart International. Sales are conducted solely between the artist and the buyer, commission free. Entry Fee. Details: http://www.colorsofhumanityartgallery.com/Black-White-2020/Black-White-2020-Prospectus-and-Entry/n-4CwtCW OR [email protected]

June 15, 2020 – 2020 INTERNATIONAL ESSAY CONTEST FOR YOUNG PEOPLE

This year’s theme is “A Letter from Myself in 2030”. Imagine what an ideal world ten years from now would be like. Write a letter from yourself in 2030 to your present (2020) self, in which you describe the state of the world, the way people are living, and what you, yourself, are doing in society. In addition, include any important message that you might wish to tell your present self. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2pegchO

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 27, 2020 – BGGALLERY | STRIPES 2: SLIVERS

If chosen you will be asked to create (if you don’t have one already) a new ultra skinny work no wider than 4in but as tall as you like that will be grouped with other artists in a a multi panel striped image. Samples of artworks that are not of a single focal subject will give us the best idea of how your work will look as a ‘stripe’. Exhibit will take place spring 2021 Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/3coX4Y3

June 30, 2020 – THE MOTH INTERNATIONAL SHORT STORY PRIZE 2020

The competition is organised by The Moth magazine. Entries must be a single short story written in English. There is a word limit of 5,000. Entries must be entirely the work of the entrant and must never have been published, self-published, published online or broadcast. This year’s judge is Mark Haddon. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2Jc9y81

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]

July 01, 2020 – ARTIST IN RESIDENCE 2021 MARINMOCA IN CALIFORNIA

MarinMOCA invites applications from local, national, and international artists for a one-year studio residency on our campus in Novato, California. This Artist-in-Residence program is designed to encourage the creative, intellectual, and personal growth of emerging and established visual artists. Free studio space provided and $1,000 stipend. NO housing provided. Visit website for full details. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2YVq7hK OR [email protected]

July 06, 2020 – FIIN 2020

There are three contests: Drawing Contest, Photography Contest and Short Film Contest. These contests are an integral part of the Short Films Festival of Biodiversity. • Drawing Contest • Photography Contest • Short Film Contest Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2XVXj8q

July 15, 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

July 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

July 30, 2020 – 2020 AMERICAN ART AWARDS JURIED BY TOP 25 GALLERIES

AMERICA’S TOP 25 GALLERIES & MUSEUMS vote on your online art images (all countries). $ 7,000.00 IN PRIZES. 300+ WINNERS in 50 categories. 100 NEWS ARTICLES and 51 YOUTUBE VIDEOS will name winners as BEST IN WORLD. Site has entry discount special, voting galleries, previous winning art, press articles and videos on last year’s winners… Entry Fee. Details: http://www.americanartawards.com/ OR [email protected]

July 31, 2020 – SLOWART PRODUCTIONS | GLOBAL MELTDOWN

This call is for a thematic exhibition of artwork related to the the Global Meltdown environmental, economic and health crisis that has been compounded by the Covid19 pandemic. The exhibition will be held online on the Limner Gallery web site, October 1 – 30, 2020, and will also be viewable on the site thereafter until June of 2021. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2S624HQ

August 12, 2020 – 35TH CHELSEA INTERNATIONAL FINE ART COMPETITION

The Competition is an ideal way to exhibit your talent to a wider international audience. With a distinguished panel of jurors and more than $70,000 in valuable prizes, it is open to visual artists from around the world at any stage of their careers. Painting, sculpture, photography, drawing, mixed media, and print are the accepted mediums. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2vJzTqF

August 21, 2020 – POLITICALLY CHARGED ART SHOW

This show will be exhibited in the midst of the 2020 presidential elections, a time when it will more important than ever to make space for productive discussion about the future of our country. So although it’s normally a taboo, we’re inviting you to talk politics. Voice your comments, questions, concerns, or support through your work in any medium. We welcome any and all political opinions. Application Fee. Details: (916) 783-4117 OR http://www.bluelinearts.org/politically-charged-2020 OR [email protected]

August 31, 2020 – PHOTOGRAPHY 4 HUMANITY 2020

Photography 4 Humanity is an international initiative that calls on photographers around the world to bring to life the power of human rights through their images. Highlighting the most compelling imagery — illustrating courage, despair, hope, injustice, hate, compassion, human rights failures or victories in ways small and large. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2TlF8G9

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