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Medford First Christian Church Calls to Artists

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Medford First Christian Church Call to Artists

Deadline January 30, 2019 for March 15-17, 2019 Show

Medford First Christian Church calls to artists for participation in an art show and sale to raise money for their church and its many outreach programs on March 15-17, 2019. This includes their Thursday night dinners, food bank, preschool, and community garden.

 

You can make money and assist them at the same time. They will promote the show within their church and through social media and press releases to radio, TV, and newspaper, and follow up with calls to all free mediums. They will provide a banner and posts to make it visible from the street.

 

The organizers will provide you with an inventory sheet. They will collect all fees – credit cards, cash, and checks and at the end, cut a check for your 80%. They would also like a small work or piece for a raffle during the weekend. They will provide greeters, cashiers, and have free coffee and cookies for artists and attendees.  They are hoping to have at least 30 artists showing quality work and they have tables and wall spaces available.  This is open to all artists in all media, and they already have commitments from Sue Kupillas, Ted Killian, and Marilyn Zupan.

 

For more information and to sign up, please email:

Claudette Moore, [email protected]

Or download and print the application form below.

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2019 Britt Festival Orchestra Program Call for Entries

Teddy Abrams and the Britt Festival Orchestra

CALLING ALL POETS, WRITERS & VISUAL ARTISTS

Britt Music & Arts Festival wants to put your creativity on display in our 2019 Britt Festival Orchestra Souvenir Program. Our 2019 season is built around the theme ‘The Sound of Nature’. We are looking for original poetry, short stories, or visual art that relates to music & nature for our publication. How does music reflect nature? Where do we find music? How does nature inspire the creative process with regards to music? How did smoke from various fires last summer impact the making of music? Explore these topics through your written or visual artistic expressions.

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2019 Britt Festival Orchestra Program Call for Entries

Calling All Poets, Writers & Visual Artists

Britt Music & Arts Festival wants to put your creativity on display in our 2019 Britt Festival Orchestra Souvenir Program. Submit your original work via email by April 1st, 2019 to be considered.

Our 2019 season is built around the theme ‘The Sound of Nature’. We are looking for original poetry, short stories, or visual art that relates to music & nature for our publication, which will go to press in June 2019.  How does music reflect nature? Where do we find music? How does nature inspire the creative process with regards to music? How did smoke from various fires this summer impact the making of music? Explore these topics through your written or visual artistic expressions.

What to consider:

For visual artists: The physical page size will be  6.625”w x 10.125”t and will be printed using CMYK. Please submit a high-res JPG or PDF file for us to consider. All mediums accepted. (Paintings, Illustrations, Comic Art, Photography, Decoupage, etc.) For artists from the Rogue Valley: We will make a high-res scan of the chosen work and return the original to you or you can donate it to be auctioned off to support the BFO. For artists from out of the area (outside the Rogue Valley, Oregon) please be able to supply a high-res print-ready scan or photo of your piece for publication. Any donated work will be auctioned off to support the Britt Festival Orchestra.

Graphic Novel Pages: Using the format of a comic book or graphic novel, express your artistic impressions to be shared with our audience. The focus can be on anything related to orchestral/classical music & nature. From the fire season and how that impacted the making of music to how nature inspires music, to a fictionalized account of our superhero maestro, Teddy Abrams or one of our featured composers. The sky’s the limit!

Poetry: Poems should be a maximum of 250 words (to appear on a half-page of the program)

Prose: Articles or stories should be a maximum of 500 words (to take up a single page of the program)

If your work is selected: you grant Britt the approval to reproduce the artwork in physical and digital format in perpetuity. We will include a byline of your choice and a link to your bio on our website. We will also include featured bios and/or interviews with the winning artists to share on social media. Your work may be published in any the following formats: Physical Program Book, Physically (via ads or souvenir items produced for Britt), Digitally (on our website, our social media channels and through video which will be shared on our social media/Youtube channels & possibly television). Written pieces may be recorded by a narrator and shared via the above digital channels.

Check our website on January 24th for the complete program lineup to pick a composer or work to further your inspiration!

Where to submit your entry AND DEADLINE:

Submit all work to [email protected] in PDF (for written work) or JPG (for visual art) format by April 1st, 2019 to be considered. Selected artists will be notified by email.

CALL FOR ART: 2019 COCA MEMBERS’ SHOW

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CALL FOR ART: 2019 COCA MEMBERS’ SHOW

  • Center on Contemporary Art 114 Third Ave, Seattle, WA, USA (map)

We are thrilled to present Motherland: 2019 CoCA Members’ Show from March 7 – April 20, 2019, a juried salon-style exhibition of artworks by CoCA’s artist members at our downtown Seattle gallery. This year’s juror for the exhibition is artist and writer Amanda Manitach. In addition to working extensively in the field of drawing and multi disciplinary visual art, she has also served as Visual Arts Editor at City Arts Magazine, was a previous curator at Hedreen Gallery at Seattle University, and co-founded multiple alternative art spaces and events across Seattle in the past decade. Members have a special opportunity to have work reviewed for the exhibition by Manitach, as well as have her highlight her juror’s pick in the catalog, CoCA’s newsletter, and blog. All current artist members will participate in an online and in-gallery contest to win the People’s Choice Awards.

This show is part of CoCA’s 2019 programming that amplifies female voices and themes; the 2019 CoCA Members’ Show is open to all interpretations and reflections on the title, “Motherland.” We welcome all genders, ages, and media including 2D, 3D, multimedia, installation, literary, sound, and performance artists from across the globe to join us in this global conversation through contemporary art.

Artists are encouraged to join CoCA today; all current members will have their work included in the printed annual members’ catalog. Artists have until February 10, 2019 at 11:59PM Pacific Standard Time to complete steps for entry and update artwork on their personal Online Member Directory pages.

Apply to the Show

Our annual show is juried through the free CoCA online member directory. Follow these steps to apply.

  1. Make sure you’re a CoCA member: join or renew today.
  2. Gain access to the CoCA membership directory. Expect email with instructions once you’ve joined or renewed. All current members will be part of this year’s catalog.
  3. If you’re a member at the student or artist level, pay the $25 submission fee.to be a part of the exhibition jury. For members at the Professional ($95) level and above, the fee is waived.
  4. For both catalog and exhibition entries, create or update your portfolio of images in the membership directory by February 10 at 11:59 PM.

Restrictions

Artwork sized at 36×36” and smaller will receive top consideration for CoCA’s gallery space in Pioneer Square. Please share your small to medium sized works with us under those dimensions. We also welcome time-based works such as video and/or performance proposals.

Become a Member

This is a member-only call. As an organization run by artists, our membership benefits focus on increasing a healthy network of contemporary artists and arts leaders across the globe. All current members will be included in the printed catalog and gain access to portfolio reviews with top curators and arts leaders, exclusive discounts at Seattle arts businesses, and entry to special members-only networking events. Not a member yet? Sign up today.

Calendar of Events

Application Deadline: Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 11:59pm Pacific Standard Time
Exhibition Dates: March 7 – April 20, 2019
Members Only Party: Tuesday, March 12, 2019 5-7pm
Opening Reception: Thursday March 7, 2019, 6-9pm, part of the Pioneer Square Art Walk
Closing Reception: Saturday, April 20, 4-6pm
Members Only Portfolio Review: Saturday, April 20, 1-3pm

All events are held at CoCA in Pioneer Square, 114 Third Avenue South, Seattle, WA 98104

Third Friday January 2019 Art du Jour

Visitors to Medford’s Art du Jour Gallery will find a warm and friendly atmosphere on the third Friday of each month.
-Roy Musitelli photo 2/19/16

Art du Jour Gallery, 213 E. Main Street in Medford is exhibiting the watercolor work of Bruce Barnes as guest artist in the Salon through January, while outgoing AdJ member Linda Meerten is graciously fulfilling a commitment to being our January featured artist. Join us for our Third Friday reception 1/18/19, 5:00-8:00 pm.  Musical entertainment will be announced on our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/ArtduJourGallery).

Calling All Artists!!!

As one of downtown Medford’s premiere art galleries, we are now actively seeking new artists living in the Rogue Valley region who would like to join our cooperative and display their work to the Medford community. Membership includes an active role the Art in Bloom festival in May, as well as our monthly Third Friday event.  Media to be juried for membership includes pottery, sculpture, photography and jewelry.  Contact the gallery by email at [email protected], or log into our website: www.artdujourgallery.com for full membership information.

Guest Artist Bruce Barnes

Bruce Barnes guest exhibit at Art du Jour Gallery in Medford, OR. -Image courtesy of the artist

Bruce Barnes has traveled and painted in Oregon, California, Canada, and across Europe. His sketchbook, paints, and brushes are always part of his pack.

Bruce moved to the Rogue Valley in 2002, where he quickly joined the Rogue Valley art scene. He now paints en plein air with The Artists’ Workshop in Jacksonville, Ashland’s Urban Sketchers, The Rogue River Artists Group, and the OLLI watercolor SIG. He has attended numerous painting workshops, and is guided by his painting icons James Fletcher Watson, David Howell, and Virgil Harton, all Englishmen.

Bruce is a past member of the Watercolor Society of Oregon, was featured in Ashland Magazine, and has been voted one of the favorite artists in Ashland. Dozens of his paintings are now displayed in homes and businesses across the country, with a few in Europe. He created and conducted popular OLLI classes at SOU focusing on plein air sketching and watercolor painting. He has been featured in a dozen or more one-artist showings at Valley galleries and wineries. For more information on this artist he may be reached at his Ashland studio at 541-201-1947.

Featured Artist Linda Meerten

Coastal scene by Linda Meerten. Image provided by the artist

Photographer Linda Meerten loves the beauty that surrounds us and tries to show that in her work. As an opportunistic photographer she is seldom without her camera for stopping along the roadside to capture what she sees. She lives in the mountains of Southern Oregon where wildlife and scenery is abundant. Also a sculptor and oil painter, Linda studied art and art history in Europe.

Born in the Netherlands, Linda came to America as an infant and proudly became an American citizen in 2013 at a swearing-in ceremony held at Crater Lake National Park, part of a special event held across the country.  She loves hiking the many trails in the area, fishing the Rogue River and spending time with family.

New Members at Art du Jour

We extend a warm welcome to potter Susan Paul-Williams, as well the return of painter Connie Fribance as newest members of our cooperative.  Stop by the gallery to see the works of these two magnificent artists.

Call To Artists – North Valley Art League 2019 Regional Juried Photography Show

Time again for the NVAL Regional Photography Show!  We hope you will enter – we love seeing everyone’s fine photography!!!
ELIGIBILITY

This show is open to all photographers residing in Northern California and Southern Oregon as follows: Sonoma, Napa, Solano, Yolo, Sacramento, El Dorado counties and all counties north to the California border, and the southern Oregon counties of Coos, Douglas, Curry, Josephine, Jackson, Klamath, Lake, Harney, and Malheur.
Images previously accepted into a NVAL Juried Photography Show are not eligible – with the exception of images accepted into a NVAL International Juried Photography Show as a Silver Selection.

All forms of photographic expression are encouraged, with the stipulation that all images must be the original work of the artist, i.e., both capture and post-processing, excluding resizing and printing.
FRAMING PROGRAM  $15 to rent one of NVAL’s frames and have NVAL frame your matted print. 
 
Work may be shipped or hand-delivered to the NVAL Carter House Gallery.
AWARDS — $1000
  • First Place — $500
  • Second Place — $250
  • Third Place — $100
  • 3 Merit Awards — $50 each
  • Honorable Mentions at the discretion of the juror
  • Only juror-accepted work submitted to the Carter House Gallery exhibit is eligible for awards
JUROR — We are very proud to have Roman Loranc, an internationally known fine-art and conservation photographer as the juror for the 2019 show.
ENTRY — Entry period is open now.

  • Entry deadline is Thursday, March 7, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.
  • All entries will be online.  The procedure is quite easy and is explained in the Prospectus online at the NVAL website (see below.)
  • You may enter as many images as you wish
  • Entry Fees — $33 to enter three images, $8 each additional
FOR FURTHER DETAILS and to ENTER
Or, go to the NVAL website, www.nval.org — select Shows, Photography, Regional, 2019 Regional Photography Show Prospectus.
The entry link is at the bottom of the Prospectus.
QUESTIONS — Contact show chairman, Bonnie Lampley.
The North Valley Art League is an all-volunteer, non-profit organization dedicated to furthering the visual arts in the northern California region.  Your entry fees cover prize money and show expenses.  Any remaining monies will help fund the operating expenses of the NVAL Carter House Gallery.
North Valley Art League, 48 Quartz Hill Rd, Redding, CA 96003

Public art commissions, art competitions, art jobs and internships, art scholarships and grants and fellowships, residencies, art festivals, call for entries/proposals/projects, and other opportunities, in all disciplines, for art students, art teachers, and artists of all ages, all skill levels, in all disciplines, everywhere.

Art Deadlines List.
February 01, 2019
ACRYLICWORKS 7 Winning art will be featured in North Light Books’ hardbound showcase of the best in contemporary acrylic. North Light Books will showcase the best of the best in a variety of styles and subjects. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2GK6GAY

January 31, 2019
SLOWART PRODUCTIONS | NEOTERIC ABSTRACT VII This call is for a thematic exhibition dedicated to abstract art. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery, April 4 – 28, 2019 and is open to all forms of abstraction, from the geometric to the lyrical, from the precise to the raw. Entry is open to all artists working in any media. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2gW769G OR [email protected]

January 04, 2019 MIDDLE TENNESSEE REGIONAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE SHOWCASE The MTSU Department of Art and Design announces a call for entries. This showcase exhibition will be at Todd Art Gallery in Murfreesboro, TN, February 9–28, 2019. We seek submissions of two dimensional, three dimensional, video & time based original art created by students and faculty from Community Colleges located in TN, AL, AR, GA, KY, MS, MO, NC, SC, and VA. No Entry Fee. Details: 615-898-5532 OR https://tinyurl.com/Showcase2019 OR [email protected]

 

January 07, 2019 NEW AMERICAN PAINTINGS SOUTH COMPETITION 2019 Juror: Michael Rooks, Wieland Family Curator of Modern & Contemporary Art New American Paintings is a museum-quality, soft-cover art periodical. Each 184 page volume is a regional exhibition-in-print. We define the activity of painting broadly, and all styles and media are welcome, as long as the work is singular. Now accepting entries from: AL, AR, DC, FL, GA, KY, LA, MD, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, and WV Entry Fee. Details: 617-778-5265 OR http://newamericanpaintings.com OR [email protected]

 

January 07, 2019 PHOTOGRAPHIC CALL FOR ENTRY “SHE” she : girl, daughter, mother, lady, matron, gentlewoman, gal, sister, feminine, madam, miss, grandmother, damsel, mademoiselle, lassie, princess, female, femme …. Juror for “she” will be Joyce Tenneson, artist and photographer. Prizes and awards totaling $825. Entry Fee. Details: 512-422-4080 OR https://asmithgallery.com/ OR [email protected]

 

January 08, 2019 PORTRAIT OF HUMANITY We are inviting photographers of any level, to show us the world through their eyes, to capture the many faces of humanity, and to document the universal expressions of life; laughter, courage, moments of reflection, journeys to work, first hellos, last goodbyes, and everything in between. There is more that unites us, than sets us apart. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2OO0veJ

 

January 10, 2019 JEWS AND ROCK: ART EXHIBIT AND SYMPOSIUM Since the inception of Rock N Roll in the 1950s the Jewish people have influenced and been an active participant in the creation of this music genre. The Art Exhibit will display paintings, drawings and photographs from around the world. Artists do not have to be jewish to submit/exhibit, but should reflect the theme. The Symposium will feature discussions with artists, authors and music talent. No Entry Fee. Details: https://jews-and-rock.webnode.com OR [email protected]

 

January 11, 2019 MINOTAUR/ MYSTERY CRIME NOVEL COMPETITION The contest is sponsored by Minotaur Books and Mystery Writers of America. You may submit one manuscript (no less than 220 typewritten pages or approximately 60,000 words) written in the English language. Murder or another serious crime or crimes must be at the heart of the story. Only electronic submissions, uploaded through the online entry form, will be considered. No Entry Fee. Details:http://bitly.com/2wC0Zux

 

January 11, 2019 CALL TO ARTISTS: CITY OF GUELPH 2019 ARTIST IN RESIDENCE Budget: $6,500 Residency Period: Approx. 80 hours from July 1 – September 30 The City of Guelph invites professional artists or artist collectives to submit Expressions of Interest to be selected for the 2019 Artist in Residence program. Community engagement is at the heart of this program, which is open to artists practicing all art forms. *Please note, this is not a live-in residency. No Entry Fee. Details: 519-822-1260 OR https://guelph.ca/living/arts-and-culture/special-projects/airprogram OR [email protected]

 

January 11, 2019 SONY WORLD PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS 2019 The Sony World Photography Awards are organised annually by World Photography Organisation and sponsored by Sony. The Sony World Photography Awards has four competitions: • Professional competition All entrants must be over 18. • Open competition The competition is open to anyone. • Youth competition To enter the Youth competition you must be aged between 12-19. • Student competition No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2gaxoRd

 

January 11, 2019 37TH BRADLEY INTERNATIONAL PRINT AND DRAWING EXHIBITION Awards: 1st – $3,000 2nd – $1,750 3rd – $750 Entry Fees: The entry fee is $10 per artwork entered, non-refundable. Eligibility: 18 years of age or older. Submit original prints or drawings produced within the last three years (2015-2018). Media: Open to all traditional and non-traditional graphic media, including all forms of printmaking, drawing, book arts. Entry Fee. Details: 309-677-2989 OR http://art.bradley.edu/bug/2018/10/call-for-entries-the-37th-bradley-international-print-and-drawing-exhibition OR[email protected]

 

January 14, 2019 29TH GABRIEL PRIZE STUDY CLASSICAL ARCHITECTURE IN FRANCE. A $20,000 grant is conferred annually to a jury-selected applicant and is intended to cover costs of travel, lodging, and study for a period of 3 months between May 1 and August 1, 2019. Interpretative studies are to be graphically recorded in freehand sketches and presented in perspective drawings reflecting the skill of the winner. Requirements and application are available on website. No Entry Fee. Details: 210-829-4040 OR https://www.gabrielprize.org OR [email protected]

 

January 14, 2019 A COLOR MOMENT, ARTHUR MEYERSON, JUROR A cozy living room, a child in mother’s arms, a magical spot in the woods where animals tread. A place of refuge and peace: Shelter, haven, retreat, hideaway, asylum, sanctum, wilderness, cloister, refuge. Show us your photos that include any of these qualities of “sanctuary“. All captures and processes are welcome. Entry Fee. Details: 802-388-4500 OR http://bit.ly/clr-moment OR[email protected]

 

January 14, 2019 INTERNATIONAL PLATFORM FOR CHOREOGRAPHERS Companhia de Dança de Almada is organizing the 27th edition of Quinzena de Dança de Almada – International Dance Festival to be held in Almada (Portugal) from the 21st September to the 13th October, 2019. You are welcome to submit your projects to be presented in the International Platform for Choreographers. Download the conditions offered and fill the application form in the provided link. No Entry Fee. Details: 021-258-3175 OR https://goo.gl/forms/5RAzJalE1xmgylvK2 OR [email protected]

 

January 14, 2019 LENS 2019 NATIONAL JURIED PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION Perspective Gallery announces our 10th annual juried exhibition of photography, LENS 2019. Photographers are invited to submit all subject matter and photographic processes. JUROR: NATASHA EGAN, Director, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago Artists are invited to submit up to five (5) photographic images in JPEG form. Images must have been created within the past five years. Entry Fee. Details: 773-425-1702 OR https://perspectivegallery.slideroom.com OR [email protected]

 

January 18, 2019 SPD EDITORIAL DESIGN COMPETITION The Society of Publication Designers’ competition recognizes the best in editorial design, photography and illustration in print and digital mediums. We welcome entries from a diverse range of consumer print publications, independent magazines, custom published magazines, trade and educational magazines; as well as their app, mobile and web platforms. We also welcome digital-only publications. Entry Fee. Details: 212-223-3332 OR http://www.spd.org OR m[email protected]

 

January 20, 2019 “DO YOU REMEMBER?” CALL FOR ART ABOUT MEMORY Gallery 263’s upcoming national juried exhibition “Do You Remember?” invites artists to submit any work on the subject of memory. Juried by Brooklyn-based artist Cobi Moules. Open to all US residents. All visual and performance media (2D, 3D, time-based) will be considered. Entry Fee. Details: http://gallery263.com/artist-opportunities/do-you-remember-call-for-art

 

January 21, 2019 BP PORTRAIT AWARD 2019 The BP Portrait Award is the most prestigious portrait painting competition in the world and represents the very best in contemporary portrait painting. With a first prize of £35,000, and a total prize fund of £74,000, the Award is aimed at encouraging artists to focus upon and develop portraiture in their work. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2GILsU6

 

January 31, 2019 XVIII VIDEOMINUTE INTERNATIONAL CONTEST The competition is organized by the University of Zaragoza, Spain. Each participant may submit up to 5 videos (fiction or animation). The video must be no longer than 1 minute (60 seconds). Video can be on any subject. Film must be subtitled in Spanish or in English. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2Bh5xc2

 

January 31, 2019 SLOWART PRODUCTIONS | NEOTERIC ABSTRACT VII This call is for a thematic exhibition dedicated to abstract art. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery, April 4 – 28, 2019 and is open to all forms of abstraction, from the geometric to the lyrical, from the precise to the raw. Entry is open to all artists working in any media. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2gW769G

 

January 31, 2019 THE 2019 CAINE PRIZE FOR AFRICAN WRITING The Caine Prize for African Writing is a literature prize awarded to an African writer of a short story published in English. Unpublished and self-published work is not eligible for the Caine Prize. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2Bgofkf

 

February 01, 2019 GET AN MFA IN INTERMEDIA + DIGITAL ARTS [ [email protected] ] The IMDA MFA seeks interdisciplinary artists committed to art that poses unique conceptual and social challenges. We offer new renovated downtown artists’ studios, teaching opportunities, emerging media and digital methods, contemporary art and theory, engaged faculty, premier visiting artists and financial opportunities that are typical of a research university. Application Fee. Details: 410-455-2150 OR http://imda.umbc.edu OR [email protected]

 

February 01, 2019 ACRYLICWORKS 7 Winning art will be featured in North Light Books’ hardbound showcase of the best in contemporary acrylic. North Light Books will showcase the best of the best in a variety of styles and subjects. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2GK6GAY

 

February 04, 2019 2019 WOMEN IN ART Las Laguna Gallery is seeking works from women artists. This exhibition is dedicated to the spirit and creativity of all women artists, past and present. All local, national and international artists, professional and amateur will be considered in this call for art. Entry Fee. Details:http://bitly.com/2DFTGcn

 

February 09, 2019 2019 INTERN ARTIST OPPORTUNITIES @ FRANCONIA SCULPTURE PARK Franconia Sculpture Park invites dedicated, career-bound and emerging artists to apply for the Intern Artist Fellowship Program. Intern Artists are provided room, board, outdoor studio space, creative & technical guidance, and professional development resources in exchange for daily support in park & exhibition maintenance; education & outreach programming; and fellowship artist assistance. No Entry Fee. Details: 651-257-6668 OR http://www.franconia.org/ArtistOpportunities.html OR [email protected]

 

February 10, 2019 ASHURST EMERGING ARTIST PRIZE The Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize is open for entries from Artists of all backgrounds and mediums. The prize value has increased to £9000 plus exhibitions. ALL ARTISTS WHO ENTER BEFORE 25 NOVEMBER 2018 WILL RECEIVE PRACTICAL FEEDBACK ON THEIR APPLICATION. The feedback aims to support artists with their career development and improve self representing their practice. Entry Fee. Details: https://www.artprize.co.uk OR [email protected]

 

February 15, 2019 THE INTERNATIONAL IMAGE FESTIVAL FINI 2019 The contest is a part of the International Image Festival (FINI). The main topic of FINI 2019 will be POPULISM. The submissions should be related to this topic. The contest has 4 categories: 1. Photography (analog and digital); 2. Alternative techniques (digital art, photomontage or collage); 3. Documentary Film (short / feature-length film); 4. Poster (free technique). No Entry Fee. Details:http://bitly.com/2BhJvpw

 

February 21, 2019 THE INTERNATIONAL Call for Entries: 21st annual THE INTERNATIONAL. Showcasing the finest in portrait and figurative work. Entry fee is $45 for up to three works. Over $100,000 in cash prizes and awards. The Grand Prize is a cash award of $25,000. All fine art medium is encouraged and accepted. The top selected finalists’ original artwork will be part of an exhibition April 25-28, 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia. Entry Fee. Details: 877-772-4321 ORhttp://www.portraitsociety.org/international OR [email protected]

 

March 01, 2019 PENN STATE ALTOONA IVYSIDE JURIED EXHIBITION Ivyside Juried Art Competition Penn State Altoona 3000 Ivyside Park Altoona, Pennsylvania 16601 Submission: psualtoona.slideroom.com Deadline: March 1, 2019 Open to all visual artists in all media. Process for Selection: Artists will be selected by a faculty committee. Entry Fee: There is no entry fee Entry requirements: • Vitae – Artist statement -Images • Notified by May 30, 2019. No Entry Fee. Details: 814-949-5451 OR http://bit.ly/2QcKQcT OR [email protected]

 

March 01, 2019 RHS PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPETITION 2019 The aim of the competition is to promote high quality and beautiful photography; and the RHS wants to inspire everyone to grow by encouraging people to share their two passions of gardening and photography. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2ji7e1s

 

March 04, 2019 CAMERA USA® 2019: NATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT $5,000 PRIZE Now in its 9th year, Camera USA® 2019 is a national competition created by the Naples Art Association to inspire and encourage photographers of all skill levels and from all regions of the USA. The exhibit program features 3 professional jurors, one prize of $5,000, five $100 honorable mention awards, and culminates with a photography exhibit in Naples, Florida from June 3 through July 5, 2019. Entry Fee. Details: 239-262-6517 OR https://bit.ly/2Pw7Y1L OR [email protected]

 

April 01, 20192019 WERGLE FLOMP HUMOR POETRY CONTEST The contest is organized by Winning Writers. You may submit one humor poem, in English. Your poem should not exceed 250 lines in length. You may submit published or unpublished work. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2l8f0zu


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3rd Friday Art Reception – November 16, 2018

Nov 14 2018 artblast Sheryl Swift
Detail of Journey’s End by Sheryl Swift

3rd Friday Art Reception, November 16, 2018

IN THE MAIN GALLERY

Don’t Fence Me In:
2018 Annual Members Exhibit

November 9–December 21, 2018

Jorizzo Paul Pounabrone Dolmen
Poulnabrone Dolmen by Paul Jorizzo

Reception:  Friday, November 16, 5:00-8:00 pm

Member artists of the Rogue Gallery & Art Center were encouraged to express themselves without boundaries as the title “Don’t Fence Me In” implies. Exhibiting artist include:

Bruce Allen, Charles Anderson, Robert Arieas, Betty Barss, Sue Bennett, Linda Boutacoff, PJ Boyd, Susan Eileen Burnes, Sarah F. Burns, Leonard Burton, Violet Burton, Katy Cauker, Millie Clarke, Dawna Curler, Valerie Dann, Susan DeRosa, Anna Elkins, Cynthia Flowers, Alx Fox, Miles Frode, Tom Glassman, Jay Gordon, Nancy Graham, Kelly Gratton, Carla Griffin, Phyllis Gustafson, Lane Hall, Claudia Harlow, John Hawkins, Rebecca Hawkins, Linda Henning, Anna Hinkle, Howard Hunt, Marilyn Hurst, Zelpha Hutton, Jennifer Ivey, Paul Jorizzo, Joan Kennedy, Susan Hoppe Krempa, Judy Benson LaNier, Shahnaz LeRoy, Betsy Lewis, Katherine Lundgren, Mary Ann Schofield Macey, Christina Madden, Dave Mathewson, Vivian McAleavey, Vera Melnyk, Kathy Morawiec, Victoria Morgan, Kay Myer, Judy Ghetti Ommen, Kristen O’Neill, Walt Padgett, Carolyn Patten, JoAnn Pearce, Cecilia Pestlin, Charlotte Peterson, Linda Purdom, Susan Quinn, Janice Rosenberg, Mary Ruzich, Barbara Schack, Ginny Schaw, Desmond Serratore, Lo Smucker, Darlene Southworth, Leland Struebig, Sheryl Swift, Eva Thiemann, Greg Thweatt, Silvia Trujillo, Peter Van Fleet, Cherri Van Syoc, Mary Joette Vannice, Daniel Verner, Doug Wallace, Gerald Westgerdes, Marilyn Westgerdes, Charlotte L. Wirfs, Walter Wirfs, Eve Margo Withrow, and Sue Yamins

. . . . . .

Last chance to see these beautiful pastel paintings!

IN THE COMMUNITY GALLERY

Southern Oregon Impressions
by Marilyn Hurst

October 5 – November 16, 2018

Hurst Marilyn The Grand Giant Sequoia
THE GRAND GIANT SEQUOIA – pastel, Marilyn Hurst

Southern Oregon artist Marilyn Hurst finds inspiration for her paintings in various subjects like a peaceful landscape, beautiful flowers or the character of an old barn. She works primarily in pastel and watercolor.

 IN THE ROGUE STUDIO

Artist Teen Program Georganna ATP
Build a Future in the Visual Arts

The Artist Teen Program, or ATP, offers local teens a realistic career experience of a professional artist. Students will be paired with artists from the community to create exceptional works of art and to build their art skills. The program culminates with an exhibition of the art they have created. This year, students will work in Photography, Drawing, Painting, Mixed- Media, printmaking, or Sculpture.
Program runs January – April annually.
The Artist Teen Program is $300 for tuition, includes ALL materials and framing expenses.
Financial assistance is available.
ATP APPLICATION HERE>>
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, December 7, 2018

For further information please contact Ashley E. Clasby, our Education and Events Manager at (541)772-8118 or [email protected]

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The Rogue Gallery & Art Center is the Rogue Valley’s premier non-profit community art center founded in 1960 to promote and nurture the visual arts in the Rogue Valley. The Art Center showcases emerging and established artists, presents fine crafts by area artisans, and offers a broad range of visual art classes and workshops for all ages.

Rogue Gallery & Art Center is located in downtown Medford at 40 South Bartlett Street. The hours of operation are Tuesday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. We are open every third Friday until 8:00pm.

Individual Artist Memberships Available for 2019 Ashland Gallery Association

Early Bird discount for Individual Artist Memberships Available Until November 15th!

We would like to extend to you an invitation to join the Ashland Gallery Association as an individual Artist Member.  All visual artists in Ashland and surrounding communities are encouraged to join and become active participants in Southern Oregon’s art community.

 

Benefits of AGA Artist Membership include:

·       Listing in the 2019 Ashland Gallery Guide, includes a 1/6 page listing with image, contact information (address, phone number email and website) and a brief statement about your work; a listing in the online Gallery Guide with a live link to your website

·       Individual artist profile page on the Ashland Gallery Association website with a direct link to your website (www.ashlandgalleries.com)

·       Eligibility to participate in the special “Pop-up” Gallery at A Taste of Ashland held in April; provides exposure and sales opportunities in this popular annual event.

·       Eligibility to participate in the annual October event; Ashland Open Studio Tour, within the geographical boundaries of the event.

Ashland Gallery Association July Exhibits: In the Studio with Diane Ericson & Jo Ann Manzone

In the Studio with Diane Ericson & Jo Ann Manzone

 

Annual Fees (per calendar year):

$165 Early Bird discount – due November 15th, 2018

$180 Regular fee – January 15th, 2019

We will once again be writing a feature story on three AGA artist members in the Gallery Guide. Artists who send in the attached contract and fee prior to November 15th will be eligible for selection for this article.  This will be a random drawing out of a hat.

You may also purchase your Artist Membership on our website under the “Membership” tab on the home page.  Please visit: www.ashlandgalleries.com

Ashland Gallery Association November 2016 Art Exhibits : Ashland Gallery Association aga logo

We hope you will join us in our mission to promote the visual arts in southern Oregon!

CoCA and La Sala Present Programming in Seattle for (Where)Do We Belong?

CoCA and La Sala Present Programming this November for (Where)Do We Belong?

This November, Seattle’s Center on Contemporary Art (CoCA) and La Sala announce new events for the exhibition,​ (Where) Do We Belong?

The public is invited to join CoCA and La Sala at the First Thursday Art Walk for a performance by Milvia Berenice Pacheco ​Salvatierra. ​Pacheco ​is an Afro Latina artist, born in Caracas, Venezuela, where she trained in dance and theater. Her art is inspired by early traumatic experiences and she has devoted her life to reaching liberation through art and movement as a contemporary dancer, choreographer, performer,bodyworker,mother and community organizer.​Marías,​ is a​ work-in-progress dance and poetry performance inspired and created by Pacheco during the recent staged reading of the book, ​Killing Marías​, written by Washington State’s Poet Laureate Claudia Castro Luna.Recorded music by Trio Guadalevin will accompany the piece. Drawing on Mexican Son Jarocho and Huasteco, melodies sung in Zapotec, Spanish xácaras, Italian ciaccona, Andalusian song, Sephardic balladry and Moroccan shabia – Abel Rocha, August Denhard and Antonio Gómez are Trio Guadalevin.

On November 10, La Sala has coordinated another very special event of readings from 3-4:30pm. Poets, Maiah Merino and J.A. Dela Cruz-Smith, will begin this event with literary readings followed by Q&A of their artistic process, moderated by Catalina Cantú from La Sala. Additionally, hear about the work being done at Northwest Immigrant Rights Project to surmount challenges and provide resources for immigrants to the US.

Indigenous bilingual, Poet, Playwright and Creative Non-fiction writer Maiah A Merino, shares stories of her mixed culture family, and the pulse of what’s alive in her life currently.

J.A. Dela Cruz-Smith is a bread baker and poet in Seattle pursuing an MFA in the Rainier Writing Workshop.

La Sala, a Seattle nonprofit organization works to coalesce and mobilize the Latino/Latina arts community of the Seattle, Bellevue and surrounding districts, and is partner and co-curator with CoCA for the exhibition​,(Where) Do We Belong?​, as well as the above programming. Find more at www.lasalaseattle.org​.

Mark your calendars:

(Where) Do We Belong?

Exhibition dates October 4 – November 17, 2018.
Reception Thursday, November 1 from 5pm – 9pm as part of Pioneer Square Art Walk.

A Performance by Milvia Pacheco, “​Marías,”​ Thursday, November 1 from 7pm – 7:15pm Literary Readings + Discussion: Saturday, November 10 from 3pm – 4:30pm
Exhibition and all events at CoCA in Pioneer Square: 114 Third Avenue South, Seattle, 98104. Public ​Gallery hours are Thursday – Saturday, 10am – 5pm.

 

(Where) Do We Belong? 10/4-11/17/2018
Group exhibit shares the realities and challenges surrounding immigration and includes works that are a response to Trump’s “Zero-Tolerance Immigration Policies”—amplifying diverse artistic voices with direct experience.

 

A Taste of Ashland Poster Competition- Call For Artists

Ashland Gallery Association

2019 A Taste of Ashland Poster Competition

The Ashland Gallery Association is seeking artwork for its 2019 A TASTE OF ASHLAND event.  Local artists are encouraged to submit images of their work. AGA Gallery, Associate, and Neighboring Arts Organization members may also submit images for artists they represent.

The winner will be publicized in the Ashland Gallery Guide, the ‘Taste’ Event Guide, on the AGA website, and on ‘Taste’ promotional materials including the poster, postcard, and social media.

The Ashland Gallery Guide is distributed to about10,000 patrons of the arts each year. The Event Guide is distributed to about 2,500.

2017 ATOA Poster

2017 ATOA Poster

Submission deadline: December 5, 2018.  The poster art will be selected at the December 11, 2018 AGA Membership meeting at Ashland Art Center. The meeting will begin at 6:30 and members will vote on the submissions.   Winners will be notified shortly after this meeting.

Submission address:  Routing: send by email to AGA Administrator, Kim Olson: [email protected]

Important:  The ATOA committee is seeking strong, colorful and broadly appealing images – ones that convey a feeling of joy and fun with friends, and the feeling of “Come to Ashland for great food, wine and art”.  The submissions don’t have to be literal depictions of food and wine, although they can! 

See HYPERLINK “http://www.atasteofashland.com” to view last year’s image. 

Additional Submission Guidelines:

  • One image may be submitted per artist.
  • Submit by email in one of the following files types: JPG (preferred), GIF, TIFF, or PDF (Files not in one of these formats will not be guaranteed to be part of the selection)
  • Submissions must be medium-to-high resolution, and must include the artist’s name, phone number, mailing address, and email address.
  • Images should be in color and no more than 10MB in size (anything larger will be rejected by the mail server).
  • Artwork may be existing or created specifically for the “Taste”.
  • Any art medium that can be photographed and printed is eligible.
  • The winning artist will be responsible for providing a high-quality image for the printer.
  • Any artist who has already been honored becomes eligible to submit again after an interval of five years.

The winning poster artist grants the AGA the right to reproduce his/her artwork for the poster and for publicity of A Taste of Ashland. All proceeds from the promotional use of the image will benefit A Taste of Ashland. The Artist will be credited, where possible, on promotional materials using his/her image.

Thanks so much for submitting your work.  A Taste of Ashland is the AGA’s annual fundraising effort and a themed image is important for marketing the event.

We look forward to your submission!