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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/

Join WMG

2150 S. Canalport 4th Fl, Chicago, IL 60608
Enter through Parking Lot at North Entrance on 21st Street
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Gallery Hours: Thur-Fri 12 – 6pm & Sat-Sun 12 – 4pm

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.

Student Featured Artists, Nancy Graham and People’s Choice Contest

Art du Jour Gallery Medford, OR April 2018

Nancy Graham's painting Duke of the Desert

People’s Choice- Mixed Media

Art du Jour is now accepting entries for the “People’s Choice” mixed media contest. March 31 is the deadline.  Visitors to the gallery vote for their favorite art work. The winning art work will win $50 and a prize ribbon.  Call the gallery to register or come by to pick up an entry form. There is a $20.00 entry fee.  Please call for further information.   The contest artists will be honored at our Medford Third Friday Art Walk and Reception on April 20, 5 to 8 pm.  Due to a light turnout, the Oil and Acrylic contest schedule for March had to be canceled.
May will be our popular photography “People’s Choice”  and potential contestants should take special note that the contest will be part of our Art in Bloom exhibit. Space will be limited. Like our Facebook page for updates on entry rules and guidelines.

Student Featured Artists

April’s featured wall at Art du Jour will be a presentation of area student artists. The show will exhibit students (ages 10-19) of professional artist Charity Hubbard.  It promises to be impressive and inspiring. The reception will be a unique opportunity to encourage young and budding artists.
This is Charity’s 10th year of offering classes, rotating in subjects of study. These classes are offered to youth and adults. Her philosophy and teaching methods take a classical approach as it builds study and skill upon each other, beginning with foundational concepts.
Plan to drop by our gallery in April and enjoy this unique show featuring so many accomplished, passionate and dedicated young artists!  Most artwork will be for sale.

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

Nancy Graham at Art du Jour
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.

People’s Choice Pen, Pencil & Pastel Contest Award

This Third Friday, Art du Jour Gallery Presents People’s Choice Award 

March brings new featured artists at Art du Jour Gallery, 213 E. Main in Medford. During the month of March Peter Coons work will again be the featured in the Salon and Carol and Bob Sharp will be the featured artists on the feature wall. This Third Friday we have booked classical guitarist Rod Petrone March 16th.
The artists of Art du Jour are pleased to announce that the winner of our People’s Choice Pen, Pencil & Pastel contest, which also included scratchboard, is Cara Morgan’s stunning entry titled “The King”. Second place in the voting went to Norm Rossignol (left in pic), and third to Margaret Braburn. We would like to thank all who participated.
People’s Choice Pen, Pencil & Pastel contest

Cara Morgan’s stunning scratchboard entry took to prize in Art du Jour’s “People’s Choice” Pen. Pencil, and pastel contest. ~ photo by Roy Musitelli

Due to a light response, the Oil and Acrylic contest schedule for March has been cancelled, We will accept entries for mixed media for April during the last week of the month.  Please call for more information at (541) 770-3190, or stop by the gallery at 213 East Main Street.  The contest artists will be honored at our Medford Third Friday Art Walk and Reception on April 20, 2018 5 to 8 pm.
May will be the popular photography “People’s Choice”  and potential contestants should take note that the contest will be part of our Art in Bloom exhibit.  Space will be limited. We will be posting more information, so like Art du Jour’s Facebook page.

Sacred Art in Contemporary America- Calls for Entry

Sacrosanct Gallery: Sacred Art in Contemporary America announces its 2018 group art exhibition dates and program lineup.

Prospectus and Call for Entry:  Standard deadlines for artist submissions of original works in any 2D medium are the 1st of every month for the show beginning on the 16th.  Show duration is one month with strike on the 15th of the following month (see monthly schedule below). Special Jurors or prizes are announced under the show name. Sacrosanct Gallery actively pursues mutually-rewarding, long-term relationships with new and established artists (18 years plus and US citizens) working in traditional and visionary applications on the meaning of “sacred”.  There is never a fee to submit.

Upon acceptance, notification of artist/gallery agreements outlining commissions are executed.  We reserve the right to decline entry for any reason, or to remove entry for any reason.  Submissions received absent a current website or artist contact information are automatically disqualified.  Sacrosanct Gallery reserves the right to utilize entry images for the purposes of publicity, documentation, education, and promotion.

A maximum of three submissions for Calls for Entries and any questions go to [email protected]gmail.com or 941.875.5190.  Artists are highly encouraged to use email or text as we are working around the clock on collector development and public relations.

Grand Opening March 15, 2018 – April 15, 2018 “Votive”

Votives are interfaith tools of utility and intent, providing light and warmth upon illumination.  A votive offering may be offered or consecrated in fulfillment of a vow. For what purposes are we burning our candles? What are our secret prayers of intent? How does our faith and spirituality pay reverence to idols, statutes, gods, and the sacred? Can a votive be more than a candle, can it be a state of being?

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April 15, 2018 – May 15, 2018     Micromosaic

May 16, 2018 – Jun 15, 2018     Grotto

Jun 16, 2018 – Jul 15, 2018     Reliquaries

Jul 16, 2018 – Aug 15, 2018     Submerged

Aug 16, 2018 – Sep 15, 2018     Orthodoxy

Sept 16, 2018 – Oct 15, 2018     Spiritualistic

Oct 16, 2018 – Nov 15, 2018     Mausoleum

Nov 16, 2018 – Dec 15, 2018    Incense

Sacrosanct Gallery: Sacred Art in Contemporary America warmly invites you to follow us @BeSacrosanct on Twitter where we regularly post about new trends in art and the sacred in addition to what’s happening in our local Connecticut (New England and Tri-State) area.  We also want to host your accomplished artworks on our Instagram @ctartevents.  You can learn more about my qualifications as an art advisor, dealer, rep, and promoter here. Much love to you as you continue to explore what is authentic, what is whole, and what is “sacred” in your own lives.  As always, you may (without fee) join our global network of art professionals and influential literati atCreative Art Consultants International or email us at [email protected]gmail.comor call 941.875.5190.

Sacrosanct Gallery: Sacred Art in Contemporary America was formerly a liturgical art advisory known as The Art Evangelist.  We’ve been growing and changing in ways that are just phenomenal, including a recent relocation from Southwest Florida to Central Connecticut.  So it stands too, that our interests and direction are naturally morphing as we cultivate our passion and draw nearer to what is true, especially now that we are in the Northeast Corridor with much greater access to pivotal metropolitan art centers.

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February 2018 Art Deadlines List

March 01, 2018 – ACRYLICWORKS
Creative energy is the driving force of what it means to be an artist, and how an artist chooses to use that energy is what sets one apart from the others. Some may choose energetic brush strokes creating movement that seems to dance across the canvas. Others may select colors that represent a feeling behind their emotional energy for a particular work. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2jynURZ
February 28, 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
February 28, 2018 – SLOWART | LINMER GALLERY | ART BIOLOGIC
ART BIOLOGIC is a thematic exhibition based on art inspired by the biological and natural world. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery, May 10 – June 2, 2018. Entry is open for entry to all artists working in any media with biologic and nature based subject matter. Entry Fee. Details:http://bitly.com/2i3PjOF
February 26, 2018 – CALL FOR INTERNATIONAL ALL WOMEN ART COMPETITION
Contemporary Art Gallery Online 4th Annual International 2018 “ALL Women” Art Competition. Competition opens January 29, 2018 and closes February 25, 2018. We encourage entries from all Women 2D and 3D artists regardless of their experience or education in the art field. A group exhibition will be held. Awards will be given. Winners will be announced on March 13th, 2018. Entry Fee/USD Entry Fee. Details: 844-210-7722 OR http://tinyurl.com/2018-all-women OR [email protected]
February 28, 2018 – FAX FOR PEACE, FAX FOR TOLERANCE
Fax for peace, fax for tolerance is an international competition open to students of all grades and types of schools and to professional artists from all over the world. They are required to submit one or more works developing the themes of peace, tolerance, fight against any form of racism and of defense of human rights. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2Bh8CZV
February 28, 2018 – BLACK CAUCUS ALA AWARDS
The Black Caucus of ALA (BCALA) honors the best self-published ebooks by an African American author in the U.S. in the following genres: Fiction and Poetry. 2 $500 awards; Formal recognition at the Black Caucus of ALA Literary Awards; BCALA Literary Award Seal to use in marketing. Entries must have been written by an African American author born in the U.S. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2Bw0CI2
February 28, 2018 – EVERYTHING CHANGE CLIMATE FICTION CONTEST
Submit one piece of fiction up to 5,000 words using the impact of climate change. The winning story will receive a $1000 prize, and nine finalists will receive $50 prizes. Selected work will be published in an anthology by the Imagination and Climate Futures Initiative at Arizona State University. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2yHFGw7
February 28, 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]
February 28, 2018 – STUDIO MONTCLAIR VIEWPOINTS 2018
New location in the heart of Montclair’s Arts District and longer exhibition from June 1 to August 16, 2018. All mediums accepted including videos and installations. Juror: Gary Garrido Schneider, Executive Director, Grounds for Sculpture, artist and educator. CASH AWARDS. Online entry. Entry Fee. Details:862-500-1447 OR http://StudioMontclair.org/call-for-entries-viewpoints-2018 OR [email protected]
February 28, 2018 – ALEX ROSE FOUNDATION
The Alexa Rose Foundation furthers the creative work of individual artists through grants and fellowships, strengthening the cultural environment of the Boise valley and benefiting the community at large. All visual, performing, and literary arts are supported. Applicants may request up to $5,000, and must reside in Ada or Canyon County in Idaho. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2nFb2gJ
March 01, 2018 – RAL 45TH ANNUAL FINE ART AND FINE CRAFT OUTDOOR SHOW
Over 125 artists and artisans from around the country display and sell their fine art and fine crafts in this premier mid-Atlantic exhibition that takes place amidst the Rehoboth Art League’s 3.5-acre historic wooded campus in Henlopen Acres. Entry Fee. Details: 302-227-8408 OR http://45th-outdoor-show.artcall.org
March 01, 2018 – CALL FOR ARTISTS | SOLO EXHIBITION IN NYC
Dacia Gallery invites artists to submit artwork for an opportunity to have a Two-Week Solo Exhibition in April 2018, at Dacia Gallery. The selected artist for the Solo Exhibition will receive a $1,000 Cash Award. All visual artists may apply. We are looking for new talented artists to exhibit and represent. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2ByizCn
March 01, 2018 – NJEAA “ART OF THE HORSE”
Stockton, NJ. Show dates: May 20 – June 17. Equine themes in: oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, graphite and mixed media, sculpture and photography. Crafts not eligible. Open to artists 18 and over. Must be original work. Up to 3 entries for $30 Entry Fee. Details: (908) 284-9751 OR http://bit.ly/2A9d5lH OR [email protected]
March 01, 2018 – FRITZ PöLKING AND FRITZ PöLKING JUNIOR PRIZE 2018
The Fritz Pölking Prize and the Fritz Pölking Junior Prize (open to photographers up to the age of 23) is organized by the Society of German Nature Photographers. This is an annual wildlife photography competition. You may submit a minimum of 8 images and a maximum of 12 images. This may be either a unique wildlife photography project or a portfolio of individual photographs. Entry Fee. Details:http://bitly.com/2BgACgc
March 01, 2018 – $3,000 2018 CDS DOCUMENTARY ESSAY PRIZE IN PHOTOGRAPHY
The $3,000 prize from the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University honors the best documentary writing and photography in alternating years. The focus is on current or recently completed work (within the last two years). This year’s prize is for photography. Entry Fee. Details:http://bitly.com/2n5Xuuu OR [email protected]
March 01, 2018 – ONCE CONCURSO FOTOGRáFICO / ONCE PHOTO CONTEST
The aim of this contest is to show the reality of people with some kind of disability. The photographer should show everyday situations, which are not so different from the rest of the people, and capture the lights and shadows of the people with disabilities, regardless of the part of the world they live in. Each photographer is intended to express his/her own point of view about disability. No Entry Fee. Details:http://bitly.com/2xuscAR
March 01, 2018 – WOMEN’S NATIONAL BOOK ASSOCIATION WRITING CONTEST
Categories poetry, fiction, nonfiction and YA fiction. Pays $250 for winner in each category as well as publication in The Bookwoman. Limit 3,000 words for fiction and YA fiction,. Limit 2,500 words for nonfiction. Limit three to five pages of poetry. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2i9Yr5G
March 02, 2018 – BLACK & WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY, ARLETTE KAYAFAS, JUROR, SSAC.ORG
No straight reproductions or giclee’s. EXHIBITION DATES: April 12 to May 21, 2018. PRIZES: First Prize $500, Second Prize $300, Third Prize $200, Honorable Mention. Entry Fee. Visit website for details. Entry Fee. Details: 781-383-2787 OR http://www.ssac.org/competitions.asp
March 02, 2018 – CALL FOR ARTISTS:$1500/EA FOR 8 ARTISTS CREATING WALL MURALS
Seeking 8 artists to create large format wall murals in downtown Napa. A $1500 stipend will be given to selected artists. Art unveiled at the official Napa City public event for Napa Valley’s Arts in April on April 21. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2Cekuk0
March 05, 2018 – CAMERA USA® 2018
A national competition created to inspire and encourage photographers of all skill levels. Brick and mortar exhibition from Jun 4 – Aug 3. $5,500 in cash awards. Open to photographers in the USA. One photographer will be honored with the 2018 Camera USA® National Photography Award of $5,000 and receive travel and hotel accommodations to receive the award in person in Naples, Florida on June 1st. Entry Fee. Details: 239-262-6517 OR http://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=4568 OR [email protected]
March 07, 2018 – NATIONAL ENDOWMENT FOR THE ARTS CREATIVE WRITING FELLOWSHIPS
Fellowships in fiction, poetry, and creative nonfiction enable recipients to set aside time for writing, research, travel, and general career advancement. Non-matching grants are for $25,000. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2kfe7Co
March 10, 2018 – INTERNATIONAL ART COMPETITION “NATURE”
Contemporary Art Room Gallery is proud to announce their 1st “Nature” Online Art Competition for the month of March 2018. The Nature theme may include everything that is nature related, (landscapes, seascapes, skies, world of flora and fauna, etc). Fee is $15. Entry Fee. Details:http://www.artroomgalleryonline.com OR [email protected]
March 10, 2018 – CALL FOR DIGITAL ART: IN THE GROOVE, EXHIBITION OF COVER ART
Celebrate creative relationship between music & art. May 12-October 28, 2018. Work must be for sale. Jurors: Sal Cataldi, NYC musician; Wendi Gueorguiev, BWAC Performance Series Coordinator. DIGITAL ART only; we print & hang. $15/one image, $5/each, up to two addt’l. *READ ENTIRE PROSPECTUS CAREFULLY; specific formatting & submission instructions. Entries not print-ready NOT accepted.* Entry Fee. Details: 718-596-2506 OR http://bit.ly/2EgQSQG OR [email protected]
March 12, 2018 – 33RD CHELSEA INTERNATIONAL FINE ART COMPETITION
Break out and elevate your artist career! Gain exposure on the international stage! Once again, it’s time for the prestigious Chelsea International Fine Art Competition. The selected artists of this prominent contest will be awarded prizes designed to boost their careers and significantly increase their audience. Enter February 6- March 12, 2018. Entry Fee. Details: http://www.agora-gallery.com/competition OR [email protected]
March 15, 2018 – LIGHTHOUSE WRITERS LITFEST FELLOWSHIPS | DENVER, COLORADO
The Lit Fest Fellowship for Emerging Writers covers the full cost of tuition for a Master Workshop. Lighthouse will be awarding four fellowships for Lit Fest 2018 to advanced writers of fiction (1), poetry (1), dramatic writing (1), and creative nonfiction (1) who haven’t yet published a book-length work and who wouldn’t otherwise be able to afford a weeklong or weekend Master Workshop. No Entry Fee. Details:http://bitly.com/2nnGCPZ
March 16, 2018 – PHOTOGRAPHIC CALL “THE PHOTOGRAPHIC PERFORMANCE 2018”
Photographers are invited to submit work for the exhibitions “The Photographic Performance 2018”. We are looking for compelling solo or cooperative exhibitions to fill our interior salon space. Three exhibition proposals will be selected as well as selecting seven proposals to be featured on the gallery blog. Jurors will be Amanda Smith and Kevin Tully, gallery directors. Entry Fee. Details: 512-422-4080 OR http://asmithgallery.com/salon-call-for-entry OR [email protected]
March 18, 2018 – OPEN CALL FOR RHODE ISLAND AREA PORTUGUESE ARTISTS
The Bristol Art Museum is issuing a call to RI and Southeast New England artists for “Arte Corajosa, Celebrating Azorean Creativity: Courageous Art”. Deadline Sunday, March 18th, 2018 The juror is Nancy Whipple Grinnell, Curator Emerita at the Newport Art Museum. All mediums except video and installation will be considered. Application Fee. Details: (401) 253-4400 OR http://www.bristolartmuseum.org/a-call-to-artists.html
March 25, 2018 – ELIZA SO FELLOWSHIP
This month-long residency in Las Vegas will offer award recipients time and solitude to help them finish a book that is already in progress. The 2018 fellowships will include room and board at The Writer’s Block, along with a $500 food stipend and $400 toward travel. You must have a novel, collection of stories, memoir, or other prose work (fiction, nonfiction or hybrid) in progress. No Entry Fee. Details:http://bitly.com/2r6gnSt
March 26, 2018 – CALL FOR ENTRIES FOR OF A FEATHER: BIRDS IN ART
Join us as we explore the wonderful, wild world of birds! The jury seeks artwork that captures the vibrant spirit of aviary life, portraying beauty, diversity and detail of the birds that fill our skies. All media welcome; small to large-scale works sought; indoor and outdoor works; cash awards. Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, MD. Entry Fee. Details: 410-326-4640 OR http://annmariegarden.wufoo.com/forms/artist-application-of-a-feather-birds-in-art OR [email protected]
March 31, 2018 – CALL FOR ARTISTS FOR 25TH ANNUAL ARTSFEST FINE ARTS FESTIVAL
NEW in 2018! We have a new booth fee structure; no commission fees! Join us for our 25th Anniversary! Artsfest is an annual juried arts festival held at beautiful Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, in Solomons, Maryland. Artsfest brings together 170 of the country’s most accomplished artists for a weekend of terrific shopping, great music, and delicious food and drink. Application Fee. Details: 410-326-4640 OR http://www.annmariegarden.org/annmarie2/node/222 OR [email protected]arden.org
April 14, 2018 – CERES 13TH NATIONAL BIENIAL JURIED EXHIBITION
Juror: Sara Softness Assistant Curator at the Brooklyn Museum. Open to artists of any gender working in any media, residing in the U.S. Recent work only. Ceres, Chelsea NY, founded in 1984, is a non-profit alternative center dedicated to the promotion of contemporary artists. Entry Fee. Details: 212-947-6100 OR http://www.entrythingy.com/d=ceresgallery.org OR [email protected]
April 15, 2018 – CHAUTAUQUA ANNUAL EXHIBITION OF CONTEMPORARY ART
This exhibition is one of the oldest continuously running juried shows in the country. For the 61st year, approximately 25 works from contemporary painters, sculptors, photographers and ceramicists will be selected by guest juror Sharon Louden, who is an artist, educator, advocate for artists, and the “Living and Sustaining a Creative Life” series editor. $2,500 in awards. Application Fee. Details: 716-357-6217 OR http://bitly.com/2EECmW0
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 – MULTIDISCIPLINARY RESIDENCY PROGRAM IN SOUTHEAST SPAIN
LA POSTIZA Creative Centre is situated in a rural historic town surrounded by lemon trees. Only 10 mins driving to the city centre. A typical local house in a historical moorish location: La Cueva, a fertile area/farm. Only 20/30 mins riding to the centre, with local cultural activities and several residency programs. You will find all the information in our website. Thank you. Entry Fee. http://lapostiza.com/residency-program OR [email protected]

Wordplay Call to Artists

Call for Art: Wordplay
July 6 – 28, 2018
Entry Due Date: April 22, 2018
Juried by Vernita Nemec

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. Submit your work here: https://womanmade.org/call-for-art/
Detail of work by Vernita Nemec
(Image: Detail of work by Vernita Nemec)

Umpqua Summer Arts Fest Vendor Apps Open

The 50th Annual Umpqua Valley Summer Arts Festival will be held on June 22-24, 2018.  Art Vendor, Food Vendor, Non-Profit, and Entertainer applications for the Summer Arts Festival are now OPEN!

The application deadline for all vendors is June 1st, 2018.

All entries are juried for quality. Save dollars by applying by the Early Bird Discount Deadline of March 15th.  Art Vendors apply by March 15th and not only save money but be featured in the Summer Arts Festival Guide.

Booth spaces are allocated on a first-come, first-served basis. June 1st  is the last opportunity to apply, if there are any booth spaces left. Information about booth rates is available in the 2018 Booklet or call Sandee at 541-672-2532.  Learn more here: http://uvarts.com/vendor-information/

Festival Dates:

JUNE 22, 23 & 24, 2018

FRIDAY: 12 PM – 9 PM

SATURDAY: 10 AM – 9 PM

SUNDAY: 10 AM – 4 PM
*Art Vendor Booths Close at 8 PM Friday & Saturday*