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Woman Made June 2018 Call for Art

21st International Open

Exhibition Dates: August 17 – September 8, 2018

Final Entry Due Date: June 15 , 2018

Juror: Nia Pushkarova

Prizes Awarded:  Best of Show $500 / 2nd Place $250 / 3rd Place $100.

CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT WORK
https://womanmadegallery.submittable.com/submitCall for Art for all female identified artists worldwide to submit artwork for this open exhibition. All themes, styles, and media will be considered. Artwork that explores or challenges conceptual and material boundaries is encouraged. 

The application fee for our juried exhibitions is $30 for up to three images of work, plus one detail image if necessary. A limited number of artists who experience financial hardship may be exempt from paying the entry fee; please send us an email to request a fee waiver:[email protected]. All applicants should submit an artist’s statement about their body of work. Accepted artworks must not exceed 72″ horizontally and must not have been previously shown at WMG.About the Juror: Nia Pushkarova

Nia Pushkarova is a multimedia artist and curator. She graduated with a Fine Art degree from the University of Reading, England in 1995, receiving a Kodak award upon her graduation. She is the founder and director of NGO IME since 2004, responsible for organizing Water Tower Art Fest in Sofia, Bulgaria. Pushkarova is part of Artist Initiative Network since 2014, and cofounder and  member of the Bulgarian Festival Association. She participated internationally, both as an artist and organizer, including in the 2017 Nakanojo Biennale, Japan; at EFFE Festival Academy, Atelier for young festival managers, Chiang in 2016; at Parabiosis 3, ”Communication and Co-Existence,” Chongqing, China; and in Mexico, Coahuila “Raya En El Agua.”

In her work, Pushkarova deals with issues related to feminism, localism, and geopolitics, while connecting conceptual and political oriented practice with moments of the autobiographical and poetic. She lives and works in Sofia, Bulgaria. For more information visit:   http://nia.watertowerartfest.com

Banner Image: Performance by Nia Pushkarova

Language of the Voiceless
Art Inspired by, and in Memoriam to Artist Nancy Hild
Exhibition Dates: September 28 – October 20, 2018
Entry Due Date: July 15 , 2018
Juror: Jeramy Turner

CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT WORK
https://womanmadegallery.submittable.com/submit

Nancy’s world was one of secrets: secret symbolism, hidden drawers, compartments within compartments, an anger and intense strength that was shielded behind floral arrangements, chicken feathers, pug dogs, and a gently scathing humor….but upon closer scrutiny these pleasantries were often plastic.  Blow up toys, easily punctured, and vulnerable in their inertness.

Nancy exposed her anger at a world that trampled upon women and animals with equal nonchalance, and she did so by creating a silent language of detail and quietude, submerging her figures in the silence of black velvet encasement.

In homage to this otherworldly artist, Woman Made Gallery is asking for art that emotes that which cannot be put into words: women’s anger, women’s sadness, women speaking to each other in tongues only they can understand.  And animals, as representations of vulnerability and simultaneous resilience.  This is a call for art of emotion, above all…..a call for the expression of voicelessness

The application fee for our juried exhibitions is $30 for up to three images of work, plus one detail image if necessary. A limited number of artists who experience financial hardship may be exempt from paying the entry fee; please send us an email to request a fee waiver:[email protected]. All applicants should submit an artist’s statement about their body of work. Accepted artworks must not exceed 72″ horizontally and must not have been previously shown at WMG.

About the Juror: Jeramy Turner

Jeramy Turner’s primary concern has been for many years the use of art and film to expand consciousness and foment the questioning everything. She wants art to shatter complacency, to disturb and delight viewers and to send them home with a new way of seeing the world.

Turner is a self-taught artist, whose paintings are most often depictions of capitalists’ vulnerability.  She has also a long history of running alternative cinemas, mostly in Chicago. She established the international radical feminist art collective, “SisterSerpents” in 1989, which Jesse Helmes decried as a “hate group” against unborn children. Turner has taught and lectured on the conjuncture of political involvement in art and feminism at numerous universities and institutions in the US (Chicago, Boulder, Jersey City,Cornell).  Her work has been exhibited in London, Berlin, Vienna, Stockholm, Hamburg, Bergen, Norway, and at many alternative and university galleries throughout the US.  Her work is represented in Vienna with Treadwell Galerie, and in New York with Limner Gallery. View Jeramy Turner’s work here: www.jeramyturner.com.

Image: Artwork by Nancy Hild

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ABOUT WOMAN MADE GALLERY
Woman Made Gallery (WMG) is a tax-exempt, not-for-profit organization founded in 1992. Its mission is to support, cultivate, and promote the diverse contributions of women in the arts through exhibitions and other programs that serve, educate, and enrich our community. We rely on membership contributions and individual donations to create the programs that support our mission.

Call to Artists 7th Annual Artoberfest

Call to Artists

SouthernOregonGuild.org

for 7th Annual Artoberfest  
A Juried Art & Fine Craft Fair 
in the Beautiful Illinois Valley of Southern Oregon

Saturday & Sunday, October 20 and 21

Sponsored by the Southern Oregon Guild of Artists & Artisans
For Prospectus & Application go to
APPLY ONLINE
<http://www.southernoregonguild.org
Questions: Call 541-659-3858 or 541-592-5019
DEADLINE
SATURDAY, JULY 14, 2018 


 
Guild Gallery & Art Center
Hours: 10-4pm, Tue-Sat
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Mailing
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The prospectus with details about the show, as well as the application, is online at:
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Art Deadlines List May 2018

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. A subscription to the Premium list guarantees you will be the first to view announcements and have access to ALL announcements.


June 15, 2018
ARTISTS NETWORK | ARTISTIC EXCELLENCE COMPETITION Get your artwork spotlighted in Southwest Art and win $2,000! Enter your best work in our competition and show us your Artistic Excellence! All mediums, styles, and subjects are accepted. Award Winners will be published in the December 2018 issue of Southwest Art. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2uChriD

May 31, 2018
FREE WEBINAR ON HOW TO GET A PATRON OR SPONSOR Ongoing – A Free Online webinar that will teach you methods to find Patrons and Sponsors for your art. You will learn how one artist got Apple Computers and Bose Sound to sponsor art work and art projects and also how individual donors and Patrons can be solicited. There is also an option to extend your education in other areas. All those who register for the free webinar get a free booklet right away on how one artist got invited to the Whitney Biennial. No Entry Fee. Details: http://yourartmentor.com/patronsandsponsors2

June 30, 2018
SLOWART PRODUCTIONS | STRANGE FIGURATIONS SlowArt Productions presents the thematic exhibition: Strange Figurations. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery from September 6 – 30, 2018. This exhibition is open to all interpretations of the concept, Strange Figurations. Included are all forms of surreal, visionary and extraordinary figurative art. All interpretations of the theme “Strange Figurations” will be reviewed and considered. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2w1PB04 OR[email protected]

May 25, 2018LINUS GALLERIES | MOTHER EARTH Our Mother. Our Earth. As a recent politician said, “There is no Plan B.” We need to understand and own what we are doing to our environment. Environmental groups are rising en masse. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2wZUrvrMay 28, 2018

CALL FOR ARTISTS 11TH ANNUAL GOVERNORS ISLAND ART FAIR NYC ”The Art Fair for the 99%” -New York Times Seeking visual artists in all media. 4heads awards scores of artists each an exhibition room in a historic building. Once selected, exhibition space is free. GIAF is free to the public. Gallery scouts, journalists and collectors know this is where to find new talent. Application Fee: $45 – No Additional Charges Fair Dates: Weekends in September 2018. Application Fee. Details: http://www.4heads.org/ OR [email protected]May 28, 2018

LACDA 2018 “TOP 40” INTERNATIONAL JURIED COMPETITION Curator: Rebecca Matalon, MoCA Museum of Contemporary Art Enter our juried competition for digital art and photography. Entrants submit three JPEG files of original work. All styles of artwork and photography utilizing digital processes accepted. Forty artists and photographers will be selected and shown in an international group exhibition in our gallery June 14-July 7, 2018. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/1nMYjWCMay 30, 2018

CALL FOR ARTISTS: COLOR Announcing BWAC’s 4th biennial national juried art show, Color. Juror: Marcela Guerrero, Assistant Curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art. $3000 in cash prizes, including $1000 Best of Show GOLD. Exhibit runs July 28 – August 19, 2018. ”Color behaves, color is magic. ” Find the colors that sing to you and share them with a wide audience in our Red Hook, Brooklyn, gallery. Entry Fee. Details: http://bit.ly/2tt5lHZ OR [email protected]May 31, 2018

THE GATEWAY INTERNATIONAL PAINTING COMPETITION ONLINE Online painting competition awards $1,000.00 CASH to MONTHLY BEST IN SHOW. Different professional artist judges critique 12 monthly finalists. Artists world wide over 18 eligible. Paintings created with traditional media. One-time membership registration fee $25; each entry additional $10. Competition mission to support and help fund artists in countries lacking art supplies and art education. Entry Fee. Details: 928-282-4326 ORhttps://www.paintingcontest.org OR [email protected]May 31, 2018

THE WARNER BROS. TELEVISION WRITERS’ WORKSHOP Television Writers’ Workshop describes itself as the premier writing program for new writers looking to start and further their career in the world of television. To apply writers must supply a current resume, a short personal statement about their interest in television writing, a spec script (for approved Warner Bros. shows) and a signed submission agreement. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2wrgRoXMay 31, 2018

FREE WEBINAR ON HOW TO GET A PATRON OR SPONSOR Ongoing – A Free Online webinar that will teach you methods to find Patrons and Sponsors for your art. You will learn how one artist got Apple Computers and Bose Sound to sponsor art work and art projects and also how individual donors and Patrons can be solicited. There is also an option to extend your education in other areas. All those who register for the free webinar get a free booklet right away on how one artist got invited to the Whitney Biennial. No Entry Fee. Details: http://yourartmentor.com/patronsandsponsors2May 31, 2018

WOW! WOMEN ON WRITING SPRING 2018 FLASH FICTION CONTEST WOW! Women On Writing invites entries to its Spring 2018 Flash Fiction Contest. The honorable guest judge this season is Literary Agent Sharon Pelletier with Dystel, Goderich & Bourret Literary Agency (DG&B). Seeking short fiction of any genre between 250 and 750 words. Open internationally. Limit: 300 entries. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2K7wpA7May 31, 2018

THE 2018 PHOTO REVIEW 34TH ANNUAL PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION Museum of Modern Art Curator of Photography Sarah Meister is the juror for the 2018 Photo Review Competition. Exhibition at The University of the Arts, Philadelphia, and online. One-person show at the Red Filter Gallery. Numerous Editor’s Selections exhibited in several Photo Review web galleries. $500 purchase prize, cameras, camera bags, photo paper, and much more. Entry Fee. Details: 215-891-0214 ORhttp://www.photoreview.org/competition OR [email protected]May 31, 2018

FIX THE PHOTO ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP We are announcing a scholarship program for 2018 year. We will choose three lucky winners to get $1500 for covering all expenses for studding or just self-development. We are totally confident that your talents and eagerness to make this world better must be appreciated. Thus, we have created this beneficial program exactly for students that are thirsty for opening new horizons. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2hPcVaS OR [email protected]June 04, 2018

SOUTH CAORLINA FAST TRACK LITERARY GRANTS Fast Track Literary Grants are intended to support new or existing public literary programs such as (but not limited to) writers series, festivals, conferences, workshops, or writer’s residencies at schools. Awards are $3,000 or less. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2xsQlHNJune 05, 2018

ACCUWEATHER / RMETS WEATHER PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 2018 Calling for entries from all photographers worldwide, professional or amateur, we are looking for the best images depicting weather in its widest sense. This could range from weather phenomena such as clouds, lightning, rain, fog or snow through to the impact of weather on humans, cities and the natural landscape. The competition calls for stunning images, dramatic in what they depict. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2vE8zcTJune 06, 2018

NEW COSMOS OF PHOTOGRAPHY 2018 The New Cosmos of Photography support photographers’ attempts to create still images or videos/movies or a fusion of the two, that go beyond previous photographic concepts and genres. We regard still images and videos/movies to be continuous and consecutive. We are hoping for brand-new video works that no one has ever seen before. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2HFpIYDJune 10, 2018

20TH ANNUAL ART PORT TOWNSEND JURIED ART SHOW Call for entries, open to artists 16 years and older from WA,OR,MT,ID,AK or British Columbia. Work in 2 and 3 dimensions including photography and jewelry accepted. Cash prizes. Entry fee 45.00 for up to 3 digital entries. The show is held in Port Townsend, WA at the Northwind Arts Center August 2 to 26, 2018. Entry Fee. Details: 208-869-7508 OR http://www.artporttownsend.org OR [email protected]June 11, 2018

10TH ANNUAL NUDE | $2500 CASH AWARD POTENTIAL! The human body is a popular subject for many reasons, the most obvious being that it is us. We use the human nude to master skill, understand ourselves, and push social and psychological buttons for the sake of expression. This year we are happy to renew our invitation to artists to submit works in any media, of any style or genre, and of any size, for consideration in Manifest’s 10th annual NUDE. Entry Fee. Details: 513-861-3638 ORhttp://www.manifestgallery.org/nude/index.html OR [email protected]June 13, 2018

CALL FOR ARTISTS NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBIT All fine art, traditional and alternate 2D/3D media, innovative and experimental approaches accepted. $2000 in Cash Prizes. Exhibit hosted July 17- Aug 21 at the South Arkansas Arts Center. Juror: Kevin Haynie, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas. Entry Fee. Details: 870-862-5474 OR https://saac-arts.org OR [email protected]June 13, 2018

CALL FOR ARTIST INSTALLATIONS AT EASTERN STATE PENITENTIARY Call for 2019 Site-Specific Artist Installations at Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site. Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site is currently accepting proposals for its 2019 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/2BvARnOJune 15, 2018

ARTISTS NETWORK | ARTISTIC EXCELLENCE COMPETITION Get your artwork spotlighted in Southwest Art and win $2,000! Enter your best work in our competition and show us your Artistic Excellence! All mediums, styles, and subjects are accepted. Award Winners will be published in the December 2018 issue of Southwest Art. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2uChriDJune 15, 2018

CALL FOR 2019 EXHIBITION PROPOSALS artspace’s Exhibition Committee will review Fine Art Exhibition proposals for the Main, Helena Davis, Frable and smallspace galleries for shows in 2019. Proposals may be made for individual, group or joint shows. Joint shows are exhibitions for two artists with inter-related works who intend for their works to be shown together in the same gallery. Artists or curators may apply for group shows. Application Fee. Details: 804-232-6464 OR http://artspacegallery.org OR[email protected]June 15, 2018

PATIENT EXPERIENCE WITH HEALTH PROFESSIONALS MAIL ART SHOW What health professional(s) made a difference in your health? Was it a clinical pharmacist who helped you make sense of an ocean of medications? A home health aide who supported daily activities with compassion and competence? A mental health provider who helped you develop healthy coping skills? Or was it a nurse or physician in a hospital that had the most significant influence in your care? No Entry Fee. Details:http://bitly.com/2F3DLCH OR [email protected]June 20, 2018

ART ON CAMPUS CALL FOR PROPOSALS PFEIFFER UNIVERSITY (NC) Pfeiffer University (NC) seeks to commission a permanent public artwork to be installed on our Misenheimer Campus unveiled in Fall of 2018. 2D and 3D works are accepted and should resonate with the feelings of innovation, knowledge, character, university history, and looking toward the future. Total budget for winning entry is $4000. Open to all US artists 18 yrs and older. See prospectus. No Entry Fee. Details: 704-463-3160 ORhttps://www.facebook.com/studiopfeiffer OR [email protected]June 20, 2018

METAMORPHOSIS For Metamorphosis we invite submission of photographs that address the transient, the ephemeral, and the transition from one stage of being to another. Entry Fee. Details: 802-777-3686 OR http://www.darkroomgallery.com/ex103 OR [email protected]June 25, 2018

JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL PARK ART EXPOSITION Juried fine art exhibition Sept. 1-30, 2018, plus Art Expo weekend celebration Sept. 15-16 in 29 Palms, California. Artwork must depict or be inspired by Joshua Tree National Park or its cultural history. $5,000 cash awards, exhibition catalog, and month-long exhibition. Open to living artists 18 and over, 2D or 3D artwork created by the artist within the last 5 years. Entry Fee. Details: http://www.jtnparts.org OR [email protected]June 30, 2018

BIODIVERSITY DRAWING CONTEST The subject of the contest is the Biodiversity, portrayed through illustrations of fauna, flora and wild habitats. There are two categories: Scientific Drawing which applies concepts and techniques of drawing and elements of descriptive and informative character with scientific rigor. Nature Drawing which seeks to portray, through drawing techniques, wild fauna land floristic species. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2pmLOEOJune 30, 2018

SLOWART PRODUCTIONS | STRANGE FIGURATIONS SlowArt Productions presents the thematic exhibition: Strange Figurations. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery from September 6 – 30, 2018. This exhibition is open to all interpretations of the concept, Strange Figurations. Included are all forms of surreal, visionary and extraordinary figurative art. All interpretations of the theme “Strange Figurations” will be reviewed and considered. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2w1PB04 ORslow[email protected]June 30, 2018

THE MOTH INTERNATIONAL SHORT STORY PRIZE 2018 The competition is organized by The Moth magazine. The Prize is for a single unpublished short story. There is a word limit of 5,000. Entries must be in English. Entries must be entirely the work of the entrant and must never have been published, self-published, published online or broadcast. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2BgLquCJuly 24, 2018

42ND NORTH EAST WATERCOLOR SOCIETY ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION at Kent Art Association Gallery, Kent, CT. Oct 14 to Oct 28. $10,000 Cash & Merchandise awards, Original art only, Limit 2 entries; only 1 accepted. Members 1/2 entries, $15/$20 fee; Non-members 1/2 Entries, $30/$40 fee. Entry Fee. Details: 607-637-3412 OR http://www.northeastws.com OR [email protected]July 31, 2018

AMERICAN ICON ART COMPETITION “Americans at Work” is your chance to show the world your interpretation of the American worker. Who they are. What they do. Where they do it. Be awarded cash prizes and have your work exhibited at the prestigious Sausalito Art Festival. $3,000 in prizes. Application Fee. Details: 415-332-3555 ORhttp://sausalitoartfestival.org/american-icon-art-competition OR [email protected]July 31, 2018

ENVIRONMENTAL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 2018 Open to all professional and amateur, national and international photographers of all ages, the CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year is an international showcase for the very best in environmental photography. The competition encourages entries that are contemporary, creative, resonant, challenging, original and beautiful, but most of all, pictures that will inspire people. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2qwI4jr


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Fourth Friday Films, Alpaca Picnic and Call to Artists from Rogue Gallery

March 20 2018 artblast FFFilms

THIS FRIDAY, MAY 25 FOURTH FRIDAY FILMS

Friday, May 25, 7:00 pm Local artists turned film-makers Bruce Bayard, Larry Lewis and Greeley Wells present the fifth installment of their Fourth Friday Films series. This Friday’s airing will highlight 3 short films by Bruce Bayard, Larry Lewis and Greeley Wells. Greeley Wells’ piece is entitled “Be Deep Into Presence” with the music of Jeff Pevar as the soundtrack.

This is the second to last of this series. The last film will be on June 22nd.  Fourth Friday Films will take a break for the summer and return in October.

Films will be shown in the Rogue Studio. Attendance is free.

JUNE 9, 2018, ALPACA PICNIC

AlpacaLunchJoin us for Rogue Gallery’s Annual Alpaca Picnic. Meet alpacas up close at Alpacas at Lone Ranch. Rogue Gallery volunteer and native of Peru, Silvia Kelly, will lead a tour of the ranch followed by a South American inspired picnic served with Weisinger Wines on the beautiful grounds of Lone Ranch.

June 9, 2018. Event begins at noon.

Cost is $35. Contact Rogue Gallery at 541-772-8118
to join the fun!

Thanks to: Alpacas at Lone Ranch, Silvia Kelly, Weisinger Family Winery, and Rogue Gallery & Art Center Board of Directors.

CALLS TO ARTISTS FOR ROGUE GALLERY

Fauvism, Colors Gone Wild: Annual Art Movement Tribute Members’ Exhibit
We invite Rogue Gallery members to submit a work in any media in the style of the Fauve artists. Drop-off Saturday, June 9, 2018, 11-3pm. See our Calls to Artists page for details. The exhibit dates are June 15 – July 13, 2018
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Community Gallery Exhibitions

The Rogue Gallery & Art Center invites artists to submit a portfolio of work for the 2019 Community Gallery Exhibition Series. Artists working in all media are encouraged to apply. The submission deadline is June 15, 2018. Please see our Community Gallery Submission Guidelines for full details.

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Berryman Gallery Exhibitions

in The Craterian Theater at the Collier Center for the Performing Arts
Current Rogue Gallery & Art Center member artists working two-dimensionally may apply for solo exhibitions for 2019. The submission deadline is June 15, 2018. Please see our Berryman Gallery Submission Guidelines for full details.

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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.

Umpqua Plein Air 2018 at the Umpqua Arts Association in Roseburg, Oregon

Call to Artists for Umpqua Plein Air 2018

Umpqua Plein Air 2018 at the Umpqua Arts Association in Roseburg, Oregon
UVAA’s Umpqua Plein Air is a three-day annual painting event and competition for artists working en plein air. During the event, artists will capture Douglas County’s wild and stunning landscapes including the breathtaking, emerald waters of the North Umpqua River and the peaceful, golden hills at Doc Bailey’s Farm.

Cash prizes offered, along with 40 awards of distinction! Learn more here: http://uvarts.com/umpqua-plein-air/

 

Art Deadlines List – April, May, June 2018 Artist Calls

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June 15, 2018 – ARTISTS NETWORK | ARTISTIC EXCELLENCE COMPETITION

Get your artwork spotlighted in Southwest Art and win $2,000! Enter your best work in our competition and show us your Artistic Excellence! All mediums, styles, and subjects are accepted. Award Winners will be published in the December 2018 issue of Southwest Art. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2uChriD

April 30, 2018 – FREE WEBINAR ON HOW TO GET A PATRON OR SPONSOR

Ongoing – A Free Online webinar that will teach you methods to find Patrons and Sponsors for your art. You will learn how one artist got Apple Computers and Bose Sound to sponsor art work and art projects and also how individual donors and Patrons can be solicited. There is also an option to extend your education in other areas. All those who register for the free webinar get a free booklet right away on how one artist got invited to the Whitney Biennial. No Entry Fee. Details: http://yourartmentor.com/patronsandsponsors2

April 30, 2018 – LIMNER GALLERY | SEXTET | 6 SHOWING 3

SlowArt Productions presents the group exhibition, SEXTET – 6 showing 3. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery from June 14 – July 14, 2018. Six artists will be presented in this exhibition, each exhibiting a multiple of three works. Entry is open to all artists working in any media. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2mQOI0H

April 26, 2018 – CEPIC STOCK PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS

It is with great pleasure that CEPIC announce the 4th edition of CEPIC Stock Photography Awards, which this year is being hosted on Photocrowd. Open and free to all photographers worldwide, the Awards will distribute 5000 EUR in prizes for the best images in these categories: No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2pqMYiw

April 26, 2018 – MUSEUM OF EXPLORATION AND INNOVATION 2018 19

MOXI (The Wolf Museum of Exploration and Innovation) was recently listed by Fodor’s Travel as one of the top 10 new museums in the world, and is based in Santa Barbara, CA. MOXI has two spaces dedicated to rotating 3-month interactive media art installations, and has opened the application process for artist and art collectives to propose works for these spaces for 2018/2019. Application Fee. Details: http://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=5176

April 27, 2018 – CQ52 CALL FOR ENTRIES CHANCE FOR A NYC GALLERY SHOWING

Enter our show and you have a chance at being shown in a New York City gallery. Quarterly winners are automatically entered in our year-end 100 Best Show. Win there and you’re a part of a group show at a New York City gallery. CQ52 winners receive a free catalog and will be on view in our online gallery. There is no specific theme; all mediums are accepted. Entry Fee. Details: 718-435-4047 OR http://cqjournal.com/callforentries OR [email protected]

April 28, 2018 – “THAT’S A MOLE!” INTERNATIONAL ILLUSTRATION CONTEST

That’s a Mole! is the international illustration contest, designed to promote the most innovative and creative visual interpretations of the city of Turin’s symbol: the Mole Antonelliana. To enter the competition, create an illustration, a graphic interpretation or a decorative pattern inside the shape of the Mole Antonelliana monument, one of the most important icons of the city Turin. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2pp1W8N

April 30, 2018 – THE GATEWAY INTERNATIONAL PAINTING COMPETITION ONLINE

Online painting competition awards $1,000.00 CASH to MONTHLY BEST IN SHOW. Different professional artist judges critique 12 monthly finalists. Artists world wide over 18 eligible. Paintings created with traditional media. One-time membership registration fee $25; each entry additional $10. Competition mission to support and help fund artists in countries lacking art supplies and art education. Entry Fee. Details: 928-282-4326 OR http://www.paintingcontest.org OR [email protected]

April 30, 2018 – NIKON SMALL WORLD COMPETITION 2018

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. Each entrant may submit up to three images for judging. Any image that has won any other photomicrography competition is not eligible. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/1oNLsV3

April 30, 2018 – FOCUS 2018

Call to all fine art photographers. Competition juried by Kelly Sidley, Museum of Modern Art. Winners show in August, 2018. Entry Fee. Details: http://www.bjspokegallery.org/juried-competitions/focus-2018 OR [email protected]

April 30, 2018 – FIGURE AND LANDSCAPE TWO JURIED GROUP SHOWS

Vivid Space SD is a gallery in Little Italy in San Diego CA looking for new talented artists to showcase. We primarily show a SD based artist with an out of state artist in two person group shows in order to merge the art world and build bridges in the artist community. We are hosting two group shows one figurative, and one Landscape in order to find new emerging and mid career artists. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2uqmumj OR [email protected]

April 30, 2018 – FIBA PHOTO CONTEST

The contest is organized by the International Basketball Foundation. This year, photographers and basketball lovers may submit their photos that best illustrate the themes: • ‘Basketball is Everywhere’ • ‘Basketball, a Universal Language’ Each participant can submit a maximum of three pictures regardless of the theme. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2CazgIJ

May 01, 2018 – SOHO PHOTO GALLERY 2018 NATIONAL COMPETITION

Soho Photo Gallery, New York City’s longest running cooperative photography gallery, is pleased to announce its 22nd National Juried Competition. All photo-based works are eligible for this competition with no limitation as to subject matter or technique. Our juror, Paula Tognarelli, will choose approximately 40 photographs for exhibition in our gallery, located in lower Manhattan. Entry Fee. Details: 732-610-5198 OR http://www.sohophoto.com/national-competition

May 08, 2018 – BAILEY OPPORTUNITY GRANTS

Knoxville, TN area, you need to be aware of this grant. It’s for anywhere from $500 to $75,000, and you might want to become familiar with it now to prepare a grand project for the next grant cycle. Distributed through the Arts & Culture Alliance, Bailey Opportunity grants provide financial and technical support to individual artists and small, professionally-oriented arts and culture org. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2xEpqIo

May 09, 2018 – HACKED: ART ABOUT OR ACHIEVED THROUGH RE USE|$2500 IN AWARDS

Manifest is seeking works of visual art which are somehow realized as ‘hacked’. This may be in the form of narrative, symbolic, or suggestive works. Abstract or conceptual interpretations are welcome alongside those of technical or literal representations. Notes & Definitions: open source; no gates; vampires & pirates; found objects; transparency; and democratization, among others. Entry Fee. Details: 513-861-3638 OR http://www.manifestgallery.org/hacked/index.html OR [email protected]

May 11, 2018 – YOUNG PACKAGE MODEL 2018

The theme of the Young Package Model 2018 is Coffee Mania. You can register with prototypes of packaging in any way connected with coffee or with coffee culture (packages for ground coffee / coffee bean, takeaway coffee cups, packaging for coffee sets and coffee porcelain, packaging for coffee accessories, packaging for coffee desserts and any other packaging related to the subject). No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2BCfCBT

May 13, 2018 – TRANSVERSALITIES 2018: PHOTOGRAPHY WITHOUT FRONTIERS

The photos should show the diversity of territories, societies and cultures of different continents. There are four categories: 1. Landscapes, biodiversity and natural heritage. 2. Rural areas, agriculture and settlement. 3. The city and the urbanization process. 4. Culture and society: cultural diversity and social inclusion. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2pp22xb

May 14, 2018 – XI INTERNATIONAL COMPOSTELA PRIZE FOR PICTURE BOOKS

You may submit your project of the picture book: a book in which the story is told through images, or through images and text that complement each other. The projects may be presented in any size, technique and format, but may not contain any more than 40 inner pages. The books may be presented in any of the official languages in the Iberian peninsula, and must be original and unpublished. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2peeInP

May 15, 2018 – PENNSYLVANIA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY CALL FOR ENTRIES

Pennsylvania Watercolor Society’s 39th International Juried Exhibition, September 15 – October 20, 2018, at the Crary Art Gallery, Warren, PA. Over $14,000 in cash and merchandise awards. Limit 2 entries; only one may be accepted. Entry fees 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 juried show or PWS member show. Entry Fee. Details: http://www.pawcs.com OR [email protected]

May 15, 2018 – 2018 DOROTHEA LANGE PAUL TAYLOR PRIZE

$10,000 prize from the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University supports documentary artists, working alone or in teams, who are involved in extended, ongoing fieldwork projects that fully exploit the relationship of words and images in the powerful, persuasive representation of a subject. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2HqXgpr OR [email protected]

May 17, 2018 – BLANK WALL GALLERY | MOMENTS OF COLOR

We see and think in color. Colors can be found everywhere. They play a dominant role in our lives and our psychology. They have the power to create moods, evoke emotions, make our days brighter or duller and show the world in a different way. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/1SnTThA

May 20, 2018 – A.I.R. GALLERY | WISH YOU WERE HERE 17 POSTCARD SHOW

Each year hundreds of artists come together in support of A.I.R. Gallery by donating a small work for the annual postcard show. Past exhibitions have included work by notable artists, including Mary Beth Edelson, Dottie Attie, Mary Grigoriadis, Barbara Zucker and many many more. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2vFUJ9S

May 20, 2018 – INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ARTISTS COMPETITION ALL LANDSCAPES

Contemporary Art Gallery Online encourages entries from all 2D/3D artists regardless of their experience, education in the art field or where they may reside. This is an international competition and everyone is encouraged to participate. A group exhibition of all entrants will be held online at the Contemporary Art Gallery Online for thirty days immediately following the close of the competition. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2qT6FAe

May 21, 2018 – THE NICK DARKE AWARD 2018

The Nick Darke Writers’ Award is funded by Falmouth University through the Academy of Music and Theatre Arts and the School of Writing & Journalism. You should submit a full stage play script along with a one page synopsis. There is no theme. Your script must be a full stage play, minimum of 45 minutes in length, no maximum length. Entries must be in English. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2qpOljr

May 30, 2018 – CALL FOR ARTISTS: COLOR

Announcing BWAC’s 4th biennial national juried art show, Color. Juror: Marcela Guerrero, Assistant Curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art. $3000 in cash prizes, including $1000 Best of Show GOLD. Exhibit runs July 28 – August 19, 2018. “Color behaves, color is magic. ” Find the colors that sing to you and share them with a wide audience in our Red Hook, Brooklyn, gallery. Entry Fee. Details: http://bit.ly/2tt5lHZ OR [email protected]

June 30, 2018 – THE MOTH INTERNATIONAL SHORT STORY PRIZE 2018

The competition is organized by The Moth magazine. The Prize is for a single unpublished short story. There is a word limit of 5,000. Entries must be in English. Entries must be entirely the work of the entrant and must never have been published, self-published, published online or broadcast. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2BgLquC

June 30, 2018 – BIODIVERSITY DRAWING CONTEST

The subject of the contest is the Biodiversity, portrayed through illustrations of fauna, flora and wild habitats. There are two categories: Scientific Drawing which applies concepts and techniques of drawing and elements of descriptive and informative character with scientific rigor. Nature Drawing which seeks to portray, through drawing techniques, wild fauna land floristic species. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2pmLOEO

Southern Oregon Plein Air 2018 Is Coming! Plan Your Life Accordingly.

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VISIT CENTRAL ART!

Invite to sell art! Art in the Garden

 

YOU ARE INVITED

to have your art in a garden.

This year the museum has eight gardens
for the Art In The Garden tour.
Here are the details:
  • Dates of event: June 9 and 10th from 10 – 4 each day
  • Art must be delivered to the garden on Friday June 8 afternoon between 3 – 5 pm
  • Art must be picked up at the garden on Sunday June 10 between 4-6 pm
  • You are responsible for bringing an inventory with pricing, having price tags on your art
  • The museum will receive a 30% commission on all sales during the event.
  • We need to know if you want to participate no later than April 20 because we want to put your name in our ticket booklet so people will know where to find you!
Here are some ideas about art that sells well at this event:
  • Art for gardens
  • Garden related art – paintings of flowers, trees, animals and more
  • Whimsical items
  • Jewelry
  • Wind chimes, bird houses and more
  • Fabric art – bags, garden hats, hanging banners and more
  • Price range that sells the best – under $100
We have the ability to take credit cards
You will receive payment for your sold items within 15 days of the event (or sooner).
We hope you will consider joining us for this fun event. If interested, please reply to this email or call us at 541-479-3290 Tuesday – Saturday 10 – 5.

Grants Pass Museum of Art
PO Box 966, Grants Pass, OR 97528
229 SW G St
541-479-3290
gpmuseum.com

Bee Bantug and Nancy Graham featured at Art du Jour Gallery

Art du Jour Gallery
213 E. Main Street
Medford, OR 97501
(541) 770-3190 (Tues – Sat., 10-4)
Nancy Graham exhibit at Art du Jour.  Roy Musitelli photo 4/9/18

Nancy Graham exhibit at Art du Jour. Roy Musitelli photo 4/9/18

Advance Release for May 2018:
During the month of May Nancy Graham’s work will again be featured in the Salon and Bee Bantug will be the featured artist on the feature wall at Art du Jour Gallery, 213 E. Main in Medford.

Guest Artist

Nancy Graham featured Salon artist at Art du Jour Gallery for the months of April and May.

Nancy has always been passionate about art in all forms and styles, as evidenced by the variety of subjects she likes to paint, and the varied approach to each. She was always encouraged by her mother, who was a well-known artist in California and an art instructor at Dominican College in San Rafael a number of years ago.

Although her background is painting with oils and acrylic, her current passion is teaching watercolor at Scrappy Craft in Phoenix, where her classes remain full year-round. She tells us that the real thrill comes from the delight her students find when the composition comes together and there is a sudden spurt of confidence. She pushes strong value shifts of light and dark, telling her students over and over, “The deeper the shadows, the stronger the light will be.”
She teaches that there is more to a successful piece of art than the basic fundamentals of art theory, and she likes to experiment with a variety of styles and approaches as evidenced by the selection of pieces that will be showing at Art du Jour. Florals, landscapes, abstracts, still life’s and even a motorcycles engine are the subjects she’s chosen to show. She’s always excited to try something new and is challenged by the possibilities that watercolor brings to her artwork. However, if one were to ask her what she likes to do best, she would probably reply that she likes to paint “close-ups” where she can use her small brushes to bring out the finest details of her subjects.
Nancy holds a secondary teaching credential and art degree from UC Davis, and is a member of Southern Oregon Society of Artists, the Rogue Gallery, a past President of Josephine County Artists Association and a juried member of the Watercolor Society of Oregon.

Featured Artist for May

Bee Bantug
As the featured artist for the month of May at Art Du Jour Gallery, Bee Bantug presents “As the bee flies’’.   Not quite enigmatically titled, this body of work is part of a series celebrating the beauty and boundless bounty of Mother Earth.  And, in seemingly synchronistic timing, through this work Bee pays homage to her beloved mother and all mothers.
Technically and conceptually, her intention is to create evocative imagery using her camera as her brush and the objects and world around her as her palette. And then, pointedly never manipulating her images after the moment of creation.  Aesthetically, she likes abstracting the real and manifesting ideas that intimate at the dynamics between expressionism and impressionism to deliver a distinctly different perspective.
When asked to share how she feels about her artwork, Bee in a poetic stanza shared how “art-making lights up her inner fire: becoming, being a part of her true essence.” Completely self-taught, her work has been jury-selected at international art competitions, exhibitions and auctions the past 5 years since she began sharing her artwork publicly
Recently, Bee Bantug was featured as a Selected Artist at Artrooms Fair 2018 London, one of only two US artists among 70 international others.  Please come and enjoy creative imagery paying homage to all mothers!

Photography Contest

People's Choice Photography Contest at Art du Jour during Art in Bloom
Art du Jour will begin accepting entries for our second “Peoples Choice” Photography Contest during the last week in April.  Prospective participants should take special note that the contest will be part of our Art in Bloom exhibit, as visitors to the gallery vote for their favorite art work. Top vote getter will win $50 and a prize ribbon.  The contest artists will also be honored at our Medford Third Friday Art Walk and Reception on May 18.  There is a $20.00 entry fee.  Call the gallery to register or come by to pick up an entry form. Space will be limited. Like our Facebook page for more info or contact us at (541) 944-1933.

Wordplay Call for Art from Chicago’s Woman Made Gallery

Wordplay

Exhibition Dates: July 6 – 28, 2018

Final Entry Due Date: April 28, 2018
Juror: Vernita Nemec

CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT WORK
https://womanmadegallery.submittable.com/submit Intertwined throughout history, text and image have been used to deliver message and effect change. From sketchbooks to video, poetic thought to political activism, artists have added letters, numbers and words to give meaning to their art.

This exhibition serves to highlight the voice of all female identified artists who use text and image or text as image as a means of creative expression. Works in all media are welcome and encouraged.

The application fee for our juried exhibitions is $30 for up to three images of work, plus one detail image if necessary. A limited number of artists who experience financial hardship may be exempt from paying the entry fee; please send us an email to request a fee waiver:[email protected]. All applicants should submit an artist’s statement about their body of work. Accepted artworks must not exceed 72″ horizontally and must not have been previously shown at WMG.About the Juror: Vernita Nemec

Vernita N’Cognita aka Vernita Nemec is a visual/ performance artist/ curator who has exhibited her art throughout the world.

Her artwork ranges across a variety of disciplines, from creating installations, m/m collages and tangible art objects such as the “Endless Junkmail Scroll to the creation of performance art that conceptually investigates theatre and its edges – using language, space, and time, silence and stillness as well as movement and voice as an instrument of self-expression.

In the 90’s she served for a decade as the Director of Artists Talk On Art interviewing art world luminaries such as Irving Sandler, Rob Storr, Jerry Saltz, Nancy Spero, Peter Plagens and Robert Rosenblum. She was an independent curator at Henry Street Settlement for the Arts and currently, is the director of Viridian Artists, art gallery in Chelsea, NYC.

In 1995, she assumed the name VERNITA N’COGNITA in homage to under-recognized artists. In addition to her ongoing artistic output, she has curated and organized important exhibitions of art from recycled materials (“Art from Detritus: Recycling with Imagination”) throughout the U.S., for which she received a Kauffman Foundation Fellowship and a grant from the Puffin Foundation.

Nemec AKA N’Cognita has presented her art in a variety of venues: galleries, universities and experimental spaces in the US, Mexico City, Darmstadt & Frankfurt in Germany; Dublin, Ireland and Tokyo, Japan. She has received funding for her performance art from the Jerome Fnd and the NEA and in 2010 and 2015 was invited by Movement Research to perform at Judson Church where performance art came alive in the 60’s.

http://www.ncognita.com/

Image below: Artwork by Trina Merry – https://womanmade.org/is-there-a-mother-in-the-house/

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ABOUT WOMAN MADE GALLERY
Woman Made Gallery (WMG) is a tax-exempt, not-for-profit organization founded in 1992. Its mission is to support, cultivate, and promote the diverse contributions of women in the arts through exhibitions and other programs that serve, educate, and enrich our community. We rely on membership contributions and individual donations to create the programs that support our mission.