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Oregon Arts Commission News & Updates – January 2020

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Oregon Arts Commission News & Updates – January 2020

In this issue of Oregon Arts Commission News: A rare opening on the Arts Commission staff, Oregon recipients of recent NEA awards, Betty LaDuke’s exhibition celebrating Oregon’s agricultural workers in the Governor’s Office, Grant and Fellowships News…Plus we welcome a new Arts Commissioner and announce a  Career Opportunity Grant deadline of March 5!
We are hiring!

Arts Commission seeks Community Arts Development Coordinator

The Oregon Arts Commission has an immediate opening for a Community Arts Development Coordinator.
If you are passionate about strengthening Oregon’s arts community and enjoy collaborating with stakeholders to deliver arts training and technical assistance, you should consider this opportunity.
The successful candidate will excel at building relationships and enjoy detail-oriented work such as the application review process, providing technical assistance to the field and administering grant-making programs.
A broad knowledge of Oregon’s arts and creative sector is a definite plus.

15 Oregon organizations

awarded NEA grants

Congratulations to the 15 Oregon arts organizations sharing $335,000 in FY2020 Art Works and Challenge America grants from the National Endowment for the Arts!
Oregon’s NEA grant recipients are:
Artists Repertory Theatre, $20,000
Milagro, $10,000
Oregon Bach Festival, $25,000
Oregon Ballet Theatre, $10,000
Oregon Children’s Theatre Company, $20,000
Oregon Folklife Network, $35,000
Oregon Symphony, $20,000
Oregon Symphony Association in Salem, $10,000
Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, $40,000
Portland Opera, $25,000
Portland Playhouse, $15,000
Tavern Books, $10,000
White Bird, $40,000
Wisdom of the Elders, $20,000
Young Audiences of Oregon & SW Washington, $35,000
Read the NEA release with project descriptions.
A promotional image for Artist Repertory Theatre’s “Looking for Tiger Liliy,”a world premiere supported by a $20,000 NEA Art Works grant.

Ashland artist Betty LaDuke to exhibit in Governor’s Office

Ashland artist Betty LaDuke will exhibit “Bountiful Harvest: Celebrating Oregon’s Farm Workers” in the Governor’s Office of the Capitol Building in Salem from Feb. 3 to April 2.
LaDuke’s brightly colored and richly patterned paintings on shaped wood panels celebrate Oregon’s agricultural bounty and the individuals who labor to grow and harvest it. To create these works, the artist spends many hours in the fields sketching and connecting with migrant workers on Southern Oregon farms, vineyards and orchards.
Later, in the studio, LaDuke transforms her sketches into energetic imagery that dignifies the migrant farm workers and their important labor.
An exhibit in the Governor’s Office is considered a once-in-a-lifetime honor for Oregon artists.
Betty LaDuke, “Pear Harvest,” 2012, Acrylic on plywood, 63 x 48 inches. Photo Robert Jaffe.

Grant spotlight

Go behind the scenes at Northwest Theatre Workshop

A three-time recipient of the Arts Commission’s Small Operating Grant award, Northwest Theatre Workshoppresents free events and workshops designed to build a community around the creation, development and production of new theatrical work.
“The grants have helped make it possible for us to offer free performances and our VERY popular New Works Workshop that we do in partnership with Theater Vertigo,” says Producing Artistic Director Ciji Guerin.
Experience their behind-the-scenes view of the creative process at“Tragedy. Comedy. Cookies” from 4 to 6 p.m. on March 8 at Copeland Commons Coffee House at Taborspace (5441 SE Belmont, Portland). The free event is a social get-together and script-in-hand performance of “The Thirst,” a new play that follows the adventures of conjoined twins trying to save their dying village.
Promotional image for “Tragedy. Comedy. Cookies” at Northwest Theatre Workshop..

Applications open for 2020 Hallie Ford Fellowships

The Ford Family Foundation recently announced acall for applications for the 2020 Hallie Ford Fellowships in the Visual Arts. The Foundation will award up to three $35,000 unrestricted fellowships to established Oregon visual artists who have demonstrated a depth of sophisticated practice and potential for significant future accomplishment. Their work furthers the conversation of contemporary art in the 21st century.
These fellowships honor the late Hallie Ford, co-founder of The Ford Family Foundation, who left a legacy based on a lifelong interest in and support of the visual arts. She believed strongly that others should have the opportunity to realize their talents.
Recipients are chosen based on the evolution of their work, the quality of their existing work and potential. They are chosen by a panel of arts professionals from in and out of Oregon.
The Oregon Arts Commission administers the online application process in partnership with The Ford Family Foundation.
James Lavadour “Land of Origin,” 2015 Ed. 17/18. Lithograph, paper. Lavadour is a 2019 Hallie Ford Fellow.

Harlen Springer appointed to Arts Commission

Harlen Springer, the chair of the Florence Public Arts Committee and a founding member and past president of the Florence Regional Arts Alliance​, has been appointed to the Oregon Arts Commission by Gov. Kate Brown.
Harlen is a retired corporate executive with extensive experience leading artistic and consumer products companies including Portal Publications, Numi Organic Tea and Boing Designs. Prior to that, Springer held senior management positions at Fortune 500 companies such as Procter and Gamble, Clorox and Unilever.
Harlan Springer
In more Oregon Arts Commission News,
Visit our website to read

Upcoming grant deadlines

Career Opportunity Grants: Thursday, March 5
Oregon Arts Commission | Phone 503-986-0082 | www.oregonartscommission.org

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 [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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Art Deadlines List Fall 2018

Art Deadlines List.

December 03, 2018
SPLASH 21 COMPETITION In painting, mood is the general atmosphere, state of mind or emotion that a work of art evokes. Artists have many compositional elements at their disposal for creating mood and drama in their paintings–from value and light, to color, to perspective and depth. Every painting strives to capture some sort of mood, whether it is disturbing or tranquil, melancholy or energetic. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2wPDCzU

October 31, 2018
SLOWART PRODUCTIONS | EMERGING ARTISTS 2019 SlowArt Productions presents Emerging Artists 2019, the 27th annual competition for exhibition and Artist of the Year Award. Open to all artists working in any media. This event is devoted to the discovery, introduction and promotion of Emerging Artists. The exhibition will be held February 27 – March 23, 2019, at the Limner Gallery. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2wYpkPW OR [email protected]

October 28, 2018

50 WORD HORROR STORY HALLOWEEN CONTEST Must be a high-quality horror story. Must be 50 words or under. Your story will be also placed on a tile and shared on our social networks. We will announce the winners on Halloween Night in our movie and chat. Winner receives $500. No Entry Fee. Details:http://bitly.com/2QxonDT

 

October 31, 2018

COUCH SURFING RESIDENCY Free rent in exchange for 20-30 hours/week collaboration on organically-developed project series based on a mutually-agreed-upon theme or motif. Applicants must have solid experience in at least two of the following: 1) writing, 2) flat art, 3) photography/film, 4) performance, 5) installations, 6) set design, 7) assemblage, 8) costume design. No Entry Fee. Details: 206-327-8777 OR [email protected]

 

October 31, 2018

ICELAND WRITERS RETREAT The Iceland Writers Retreat is an event comprised of a series of small-group writing workshops and cultural tours designed to introduce participants to Iceland’s rich literary heritage. The winning candidate(s) must demonstrate that s/he does not have the financial means to attend the conference without this award. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2PM6kcL

 

October 31, 2018

PLOUGH INTERNATIONAL POETRY PRIZE First prize £1000 in each category. Second prize £500 in each category. Third prize £250 in each category. Categories are open poetry and the short poem. Maximum length, excluding title and any blank lines: Short Poem – ten lines, Open Poem – 40 lines. Entry Fee. Details:http://bitly.com/2u1EN0E

 

October 31, 2018

LOEWE CRAFT PRIZE 2019 The LOEWE Craft Prize seeks to acknowledge and support international artisans of any age (over 18) or gender who demonstrate an exceptional ability to create objects of superior aesthetic value. All entries should fall within an area of applied arts, such as ceramics, bookbinding, enamelwork, jewellery, lacquer, metal, furniture, leather, textiles, glass, paper, wood, etc. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2OPoXN0

 

October 31, 2018

CARPETVISTA DESIGN COMPETITION 2018 The competition provides you the opportunity to design carpets. The winning designs will be produced in a limited edition and sold exclusively on CarpetVista. Do you have an inner designer waiting to be discovered? 
As a designer you can win not only fame and fortune, but also your carpet being produced and sold on carpetvista.com. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2OQ4hEz

 

October 31, 2018

CALL FOR ARTISTS Monterey Peninsula College Art Gallery hosts six exhibits each year, showing contemporary art in all media. Six shows per years. At may be for sale (20% gallery commission). Artists are exhibited in pairs, groups, and solo. MPC Gallery is reviewing exhibition proposals for exhibits in the 2019 – 2020 academic year. Open to U.S. residency. All media. Limit 10 images. $25. Call (831) 646-3060. Application Fee. Details: 831-646-3060 OR https://www.mpc.edu/academics/academic-divisions/creative-arts/art-gallery OR [email protected]

 

October 31, 2018

SLOWART PRODUCTIONS | EMERGING ARTISTS 2019 SlowArt Productions presents Emerging Artists 2019, the 27th annual competition for exhibition and Artist of the Year Award. Open to all artists working in any media. This event is devoted to the discovery, introduction and promotion of Emerging Artists. The exhibition will be held February 27 – March 23, 2019, at the Limner Gallery. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2wYpkPW OR [email protected]

 

November 01, 2018

JOHN STEINBECK AWARD FOR FICTION Reed 152 is an open-themed issue. All works should be stand-alone short stories, not chapters of a longer work. Editors read all fiction submissions of up to 5,000 words. One winner will receive $1,000 and publication. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2v2NZiK

 

November 01, 2018

INTO THE VOID FICTION PRIZE First Place: $1,000 and publication on the website and in a print issue of Into the Void. Second Place: $100 and publication on the website and in a print issue of Into the Void. Third Place: $100 and publication on the website. Stories must be a maximum of 5,000 words. This contest is open to writers based anywhere in the world. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2POvure

 

November 01, 2018

AMERICAS 2019: PAPERWORKS JURIED COMPETITION CALL FOR ENTRIES – Works in any medium, on or of paper, traditional or experimental, including photographs. Cash and purchase awards, solo exhibit for best of show. Juror: Marco Hernandez, Wichita, KS. Prospectus on website or write: Americas 2019: Paperworks, Northwest Arts Center, 500 University Ave W, Minot, ND 58707. Entry Fee. Details: 701-858-3264 OR http://bitly.com/2NIkUVr OR [email protected]

 

November 02, 2018

26TH SAN DIEGO LATINO FILM FESTIVAL INTL POSTER COMPETITION This Poster Design Competition is organised by the Media Arts Center San Diego, producer of the San Diego Latino Film Festival. Submit an iconic design that captures the essence of our annual celebration of Latino film, music, and art for a chance to be the face of the festival. Computer graphics, as well as paintings, may be used to compose the design. Poster design must be submitted online. No Entry Fee. Details:http://bitly.com/2LceEzH

 

November 03, 2018

2018 6X6 CALL FOR ART Las Laguna Gallery is now accepting original submissions of 6 X 6 artwork. There are no restrictions on content, style, medium or context, but your entries should fit this theme, either traditionally or digitally, in some way. We invite and encourage artists of ALL ages to participate and look forward to viewing your work. For this exhibition, all pieces must be 6 X 6 to be considered. Entry Fee. Details: https://www.laslagunagallery.com OR [email protected]

 

November 04, 2018

NATIONAL OIL AND ACRYLIC PAINTERS SOCIETY ONLINE EXHIBITION The NOAPS 28th Annual Fall International Online Exhibition is open to all artists anywhere in the world 18 years and older. NOAPS membership is not required for this show. All paintings must be original works in oil or acrylic paint and must not have been juried into any previous NOAPS show, including the two Best of America Shows. $2100 in Cash Awards and 20 non-monetary Awards of Recognition. Entry Fee. Details: 226-246-7607 OR https://www.noaps.org/ OR [email protected]

 

November 05, 2018

CALL FOR ARTISTS FOR ART COMPETITION, ALL SPORTS/ATHLETICS Contemporary Art Gallery Online Announces a Call for Artists to Participate in the ALL Sports/Athletics Art Competition. CAGO encourages entries from all 2D and 3D artists regardless of their experience or education in the art field. A group exhibition of all entrants will be held online at Contemporary Art Gallery Online from November 6th, 2018 to December 3rd, 2018. Entry Fee. Details: 844-210-7722 ORhttp://tinyurl.com/2018-all-sports OR [email protected]

 

November 05, 2018

VALDOSTA NATIONAL 2019 The Valdosta National 2019 presents the best in contemporary art nationally in an all-media competition. Hosted by the Valdosta State University Dedo Maranville Fine Arts Gallery in Valdosta, Georgia, 2019 will be our 31st year. Awards: $1,500.00. Exhibition: January 22-February 8, 2019 Entry fee: $35 for 3 artworks.Juror & Judge Michael McFalls, Professor of Art at Columbus State University. Entry Fee. Details: 229-333-5835 OR https://bit.ly/2NRAHOs OR[email protected]

 

November 05, 2018

THE MUSE AND THE MARKETPLACE SCHOLARSHIPS We at GrubStreet offer numerous partial need-based scholarships – for general audiences, for writers doing great work in the literary community, and for writers from historically marginalized backgrounds. No previous publication or MFA required, and there is no application fee. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2QxJsOB

 

November 05, 2018

INTERNATIONAL COMPOST AWARENESS WEEK 2019 POSTER CONTEST The 2019 ICAW theme, “Cool the Climate – Compost!” recognizes the connection between soil health and the climate. Soil plays an important role in our environment. Healthy soil is at the heart of planetary, agricultural and human health. This year’s theme highlights that soil management practices with compost is key to soil health and migrating climate change. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2Lerihy

 

November 07, 2018

CALLING ALL ARTISTS! ART TAKES MIAMI X SCOPE 2018 Calling all artists. You are invited to submit your work for a chance to win a $10,000 cash award, including a $5,000 production allowance for the show at SCOPE Miami Beach and a $5,000 grant. The Grand Prize Entrant and his/her work will be presented at SCOPE Miami Beach (December 4 – 9, 2018) alongside the top players in the art, fashion and photo worlds. Application Fee. Details: https://www.see.me/art-takes-miami OR[email protected]

 

November 08, 2018

PORTRAIT SOCIETY OF AMERICA’S 2018 MEMBERS ONLY COMPETITION This competition is open to all Portrait Society members. Featuring five unique categories: Commissioned Portrait, Non-Commissioned Portrait, Out of the Box, Animals as the Subject, and Still Life. Awards for each category, First Place winners receive either complimentary tuition to annual conference or museum quality Sargent palette. Winners receive recognition in print and online publications. Entry Fee. Details: 850-878-9996 OR http://www.portraitsociety.org

 

November 09, 2018

LUIS VALTUEñA INTERNATIONAL HUMANITARIAN PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS The photographs must narrate or tell a story related to these topics: humanitarian action, international cooperation, social exclusion, human rights violations, armed conflicts, natural disasters, refugee and immigrant populations or socially excluded groups. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2u1aQ0N

 

November 09, 2018

RADIUS250 2019 artspace gallery presents our 8th biennial regional juried exhibition, open to artists 18 or older within 250 miles of Richmond, VA, working in 2 or 3 dimensions, or digital & video mediums. Fri, March 22-Sun, April 21, 2019. PRIZES. UP TO $1000 and a solo exhibition in artspace’s Helena Davis Gallery awarded by our juror, Eric Walton, Dir. Walton Gallery, 17 N Sycamore St, Petersburg, VA 23803 Entry Fee. Details: 804-232-6464 OR http://artspacegallery.org/radius250 ORradius25[email protected]

 

November 10, 2018

LINUS GALLERIES | FLOWER POWER Flowers surround us and give us beauty in life. Their delicate nature makes us realize the fragility of life as well. They are interpreted in a plethora of botanical art throughout art history. Your perspective of flowers or all flora, including non-flowering plants, can tell us how you perceive floral life. In Flower Power, we want to see the artist’s view of flowers. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2PhVHBP

 

November 11, 2018

NYC4PA CALL FOR ENTRY BLACK AND WHITE 2018 As photographers we know about the dramatic change in photography that came about when color film was introduced. For both portraits and scenics hand coloring was no longer necessary and over time color images joined black and white as fine art. This call is NYC4PA’s homage to those images where all the emotion, texture and beauty are expressed in shades of Black and White. Entry Fee. Details: 917-359-2642 OR https://nyc4pa.com OR[email protected]

 

November 12, 2018

THE ART OF BUILDING 2018 The Art of Building photography competition is an international showcase for the very best digital photography of the built environment. It is a competition that celebrates buildings and the relationship people have with the built environment. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2xDTSCw

 

November 13, 2018

$5,000 IN GRANTS FOR ARTISTS | JURIED BY LEADING CURATORS The Hopper Prize is offering a series of unrestricted cash grants to individual artists awarded through an open call art competition — 5 artists will each receive $1,000 + 30 artists will have their portfolios archived at hopperprize.org + all submissions will be considered for potential Instagram features @hopperprize. Winners will be selected by leading contemporary art curators. Entry Fee. Details: https://hopperprize.org/

 

November 15, 2018

“BLUE” CALL FOR ENTRY ONLINE ART SHOW THEME- “BLUE” This color is symbolic for many different things and emotions. It is most commonly associated with harmony, faithfulness, confidence, distance, infinity, the imagination, cold, and sometimes with sadness. PAY IT FORWARD- We will be donating 10% of all entry fees from this show to Natural High. MEDIA- 2D ENTRY FEE- $20 for 1 or 2 pieces AWARDS- Cash prizes will be given. Entry Fee. Details:https://www.colorsofhumanityartgallery.com/Blue-2018/Blue-2018-Prospectus-and-Entry/n-55TknF OR [email protected]

 

November 16, 2018

2ND INTL. PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST “ECONOMY AND CRAFTS” The competition is organized by the Central Bank of the Republic of Turkey. ‘Economy and Crafts’ is the theme of this year’s competition. Each entrant may submit a maximum of 4 images. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2JPIqtv

 

November 18, 2018

YOSEMITE RENAISSANCE 34 CALL TO ARTISTS The Yosemite Renaissance Exhibition offers artists inspired by Yosemite and the Sierra a unique opportunity to promote their work. Subject matter must be related to the landscape, environment, wildlife and people of Yosemite National Park and the California Sierra Nevada region. $5,000 in cash awards. Entry is through SmarterEntry.com on the web. Application Fee. Details: 559-683-5551 OR https://www.yosemiterenaissance.org OR[email protected]

 

November 20, 2018

THE METRO PHOTO CHALLENGE 2018 The Metro Photo Challenge 2018 is arranged by Metro International Licensing S.A. together with local Metro subsidiaries around the globe. To be a part of Metro Photo Challenge 2018 you need to upload at least one photo in any of the three categories: 1. Happy 2. Hope 3. Sad and/or Angry No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2PiGGj8

 

November 27, 2018

PHOTOGRAPHIC CALL FOR ENTRY “BLACK/WHITE” black/white: charcoal/snowy, onyx/ivory, pitch/clear, ebony/alabaster, coal/pearly …. Juror for “black/white” will be Jennifer Schlesinger, artist and owner/director of Obscura Gallery in Santa Fe. Prizes and awards totaling $825. Entry Fee. Details: 512-422-4080 ORhttps://asmithgallery.com/main-gallery-call-for-entry OR [email protected]

 

November 28, 2018

EXPO 38 b.j. spoke gallery’s annual competition will be judged by Erica Cooke, Research fellow, Museum of Modern Art Department of Painting and Sculpture. Winners will participate in a one month show at b.j. spoke gallery in Huntington, NY, March, 2019. Artists may submit up to 6 images and/or 2 short videos. All fine arts media acceptable. Entry Fee. Details: 631-549-5106 OR http://bitly.com/2zUgfI4 OR [email protected]

 

November 29, 2018

ANDREU WORLD CONTEST 2018 The contest is organized by Andreu World company. In order to participate in the contest, each participant must design an item of furniture (seat or table). Please read the product briefing. The following material You must submit: – a model (scale 1:5); – a technical report; – CD or USB with drawings, plans, sketches. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2oo8MKu

 

November 30, 2018

16TH ANNUAL SMITHSONIAN.COM PHOTO CONTEST What does an award-winning photograph look like? It can range from an captivating portrait of a family member to a moon-drenched landscape to movement captured at just the right time. Our 16th Annual Photo Contest is now open for submissions, and we’re looking for the best of the best. There are 6 categories. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2vJcrJO

 

December 03, 2018

SPLASH 21 COMPETITION In painting, mood is the general atmosphere, state of mind or emotion that a work of art evokes. Artists have many compositional elements at their disposal for creating mood and drama in their paintings–from value and light, to color, to perspective and depth. Every painting strives to capture some sort of mood, whether it is disturbing or tranquil, melancholy or energetic. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2wPDCzU

 

December 07, 2018

7TH ANNUAL INFECTED BY ART IMAGINATIVE REALISM COMPETITION We offer $3,000 in cash prizes as well as publication in our upcoming Compilation Art Book – Infected by Art Volume 7. The best images voted on by our jury will be selected for the book. We’re looking for the very best in Imaginative Realism artworks, i.e. science fiction, fantasy, horror, etc. Traditional and Digital painting, Drawing and Sculpture are all acceptable mediums. Open to All Artists. Entry Fee. Details:http://bit.ly/iba7details OR [email protected]

 

December 31, 2018

OPEN CALL FOR PRINT ARTISTS THE HIT EXHIBITION 2019 Norway’s first International Festival of Relief Printing. The HIT-festival will be launched in May 2019. It aims at celebrating tradition and innovation within relief print, woodcut and linocut etc.The HIT-Exhibition will be a juried Exhibition and a Competition. Three works will be announced as prize winners with sums of respectively NOK 100 000,-, 50 000,- and 30 000,-. No Entry Fee. Details: http://www.haugesund-billedgalleri.no/hitfestivalen-2019 OR [email protected]

 

December 31, 2018

EZRA JACK KEATS BOOK AWARD The intent of the Award is to identify and encourage early talent. To be eligible, the author will have no more than three children’s picture books (including nonfiction, chapter, YA) published under any name prior to the one being considered. The award includes a prize of $1,000 for each winner in each category. Entries from publishers, based on the Award criteria, are welcomed throughout the year. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2x8YWCQ

 

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 ORhttps://tinyurl.com/Showcase2019 OR [email protected]

 

January 14, 201929TH 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 ORhttps://www.gabrielprize.org OR [email protected]


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Job Description: Acrylic Painting, Drawing and/or Watercolor Instructor wanted to teach art classes at the Michaels store in Roseburg and Medford, OR.

This is a part-time, permanent position. This is a great opportunity for an artist who would like to be able to offer classes, but does not have their own studio space to do so.

 We are looking for instructors who:

-have the ability to paint and/or draw realistically

-have the ability to teach realistic acrylic painting, watercolor and/or drawing classes

-have the willingness to market their classes and build their own student base

 Compensation:

FREE Basics: MAKE A Project Classes: Scheduled up to one time per month

o   Hourly rate plus $3 per student

Instructor’s Choice: Acrylic Painting, Watercolor and Drawing Classes:

o   Hourly rate plus $7 per student for 6 students in attendance or less

o   Hourly rate plus $10 per student for 7 students in attendance or more

*All schedules to be determined between instructor and Michaels store management.

 Duration: Classes are two hours in length.

The goal of each class is for students to leave with a finished painting or drawing.

Certification: All Grumbacher art instructors who teach classes at Michaels must become certified through Grumbacher.

TO APPLY FOR CERTIFICATION (free of charge)Visit jobs.grumbacher.com to start the process

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Calls to Artists from Art Deadlines List

Editor's Note: We have removed several calls that were obviously not intended for Oregon artists.
Some calls that remain should be checked for eligibility of Oregon artists before applying.
We wish you the best of good fortune in any of these calls you may apply for!

April 1, 2015 THE ARTIST'S MAGAZINE ANNUAL ART COMPETITION More than
$25,000 in prizes will be awarded, and Top Award Winners will be
featured in the December 2015 issue of The Artist's Magazine! All
winners will also appear in a special online gallery. There are 5
categories for you to compete and win. Plus, there's a Special
Student/Beginner Division for new artists. Entry fee. Details:
715-445-4612 OR bit.ly/TAMAnnualADL OR [email protected]

December 31, 2014 DAVE BOWN PROJECTS Jurors: Steven Matijcio, Curator,
Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati; Dominic Molon, Curator of
Contemporary Art, RISD Museum; Marina Pacini, Chief Curator and
Curator of American, Modern, and Contemporary Art, Memphis Brooks
Museum of Art. In addition to the cash prizes listed above; Dave Bown
Projects will be buying works of art from artists as submissions are
received. Early entries are encouraged. Previewing will occur on a
daily and weekly basis by Dave Bown Projects as submissions are
received. Entry fee. Details: +1-917-365-5265 OR
http://davebownprojects.com OR [email protected]

January 5, 2015 12th ANNUAL OUTDOOR JURIED EXHIBIT CASH AWARDS
Embracing Our Differences is accepting submissions for its annual
outdoor art exhibit celebrating diversity and inclusion displayed
April & May 2015 in Southwest FL USA. 39 artists will be selected and
national and international submissions are encouraged. $3,000 (US) in
awards. No entry fee. Details: 941-404-5710 OR
http://embracingourdifferences.org OR [email protected]

December 28, 2014 CHRONOGRAPH: PHOTOGRAPHY AND TIME Photography is a
medium renowned for freezing time. However, there are many facets and
dichotomies this theme of chronology can visually explore. Entry
fee. Details: 802-777-3686 OR
http://http://www.darkroomgallery.com/ex65 OR [email protected]

December 30, 2014 INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT CALL FOR PUBLIC ART PROPOSALS
The Broward Cultural Council Public Art & Design Program is seeking to
commission a professional artist or team of artists for five public
art opportunities at the Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International
Airport. Application fee. Details: 954-357-7457 OR
http://www.broward.org/Arts/PublicArt/Pages/Calls.aspx

December 31, 2014 CALL FOR PRINTMAKERS Seeking printmakers releasing
signed and numbered limited editions of silkscreens, lithos, etching,
and giclee prints. All themes considered. Have your work featured for
sale to a wide audience of print collectors from all over the
nation. NO FEE TO LIST PRINTS FOR SALE. Open to all artists
nationwide, immediate sign up and listing of editions. Entry
fee. Details: http://www.printdrop.com

December 31, 2014 CALL FOR ENTRIES! DREAM QUEST ONE POETRY & WRITING
CONTEST International, open to anyone who enjoys expressing their
innermost thoughts and feelings into the beautiful literary art of
poetry and/or writing a story that's worth telling everyone, for a
chance to win cash prizes totaling $1,275. Write a poem, 30 lines or
fewer on any subject and /or write a short story, 5 pages maximum
length on any theme to ENTER NOW! Entry fee. Details:
http://www.dreamquestone.com OR [email protected]

December 31, 2014 GALLERY ONE IN PRINT Accepted entries will be
included in a month-long exhibition in May of 2015 in the beautifully
restored Gallery One in downtown Ellensburg. Open to all printmakers
18 or older working in the US. There will be opportunities for
lectures, workshops, and/or special events. $1500 in awards will be
distributed by the jurors. A print catalog will be created. Entry fee
is $30 for up to three entries. Details: 509-925-2670 OR
http://www.gallery-one.org/?portfolio=gallery-one-in-print OR
[email protected]

December 31, 2014 INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR SMALL WORKS An exhibition of
Small Works to be held at the Limner Gallery January 29 - February 21,
2015. Open to all media and styles of artwork, 20" maximum dimension
on any side including frame. Entry fee. Sponsored by/details: SlowArt
Productions 123 Warren Street Hudson NY 12534
http://www.slowart.com/prospectus/small.htm

December 31, 2014 PIPELINE IDEAS COMPETITION $1,000 prize plus
commission to fabricate and install. Dazzle us with your creative
ideas to re-use massive cast iron water pump components for functional
items like seating or bike racks, way-finding and signage, or
sculpture. One winning entry will receive $1,000 just for the
idea. Fabrication and installation budget and schedule will be
contingent upon agreement with the artist. The goal is to commission
the winner to fabricate and install the work in a new park overlooking
the scenic Charles River, in Medfield, Massachusetts. Entry
fee. Details:
http://medfieldculture.org/2014/11/25/ideas-competition-pipeline OR
[email protected]

January 1, 2015 WINTER RESIDENCY IN ICELAND Best. January. Ever!
'Photographers often talk about the 'magic hour', as warm colors erupt
from the sun's low, raking light. The thing is, in Iceland in January,
the sun is that low every moment of the day, four or five hours a day
at the start of the month, eight or nine at the end. Hour upon hour
upon hour of pinks and oranges and incredible, form-revealing
shadows'' Joe Decker. Entry fee. Details: http://tinyurl.com/omw3wba
OR [email protected]

January 5, 2015 CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: ROME ART PROGRAM SUMMER 2015
Unique, challenging and intensive program which encourages young and
mid-career artists to return to the street and paint directly from
first hand observation. Guided by an internationally acclaimed faculty
of artists and art historians, students become part of the fabric of
the city as they live, work and study in the historic streets and
gardens of central Rome and Trastevere. Application fee. Details:
646-783-0046 OR http://romeartprogram.org OR [email protected]

January 6, 2015 19th ANNUAL HEARTLAND ARTIST EXHIBITION Artists age 18
and over are eligible to enter the exhibition. Only original paintings
in oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastel, charcoal, pencil or a mixture of
any of the above media are acceptable. All work must be on canvas,
paper, masonite or ragboard. Previously exhibited at the Tim Murphy
Art Gallery are not eligible for entry. Entry fee. Details:
913-322-5550 OR www.merriam.org/park OR [email protected]

January 8, 2015 SOMERVILLE SEEKS SPECIAL EVENTS MANAGER The position
is responsible for managing community, civic, and cultural events for
the City of Somerville and specifically for the Somerville Arts
Council (SAC). BA degree in arts or humanities field, and five (5)
years experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training
and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and
abilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Salary:
$60,000 per year; paid weekly at $1,153.85; plus benefits. Details:
[email protected]

January 9, 2015 PERFECT STORM : WHERE INSPIRATION AND IMAGINATION
CONVERGE The Rocky Neck Art Colony invites New England artists in all
2D and 3D media to submit work for the Perfect Storm. Varied and
diverse interpretations of this title are encouraged. The show will be
held at the Rocky Neck Art Colony Cultural Center, Gloucester,
MA. Submission Fee. Details: 978-290-2639 OR
http://www.rockyneckartcolony.org/_pdf/perfect_storm.pdf OR
[email protected]

January 10, 2015 INTERNATIONAL SCRIPT WRITING COMPETITION From
September 2014 till 10 January 2015, experienced & new
producers/directors/writers from all over the world can register or
submit their script/s. Top finalists will get their scripts read by
industry professionals. Entry fee. Details: http://www.jiffindia.org

January 12, 2015 OPEN CALL FOR PHOTOGRAPHY: PHOTOPLACE GALLERY 2015
OPEN The subject is up to you. The process is up to you: film,
digital, alternative process, historical process. Whatever you do
best, show us the best of it and share your unique vision. Juror: Jeff
Curto. Application fee. Details: 802-388-4500 OR
http://www.vtphotoworkplace.com/id273.html OR
[email protected]

January 12, 2015 LENS 2015 INTERNATIONAL JURIED PHOTOGRAPHIC
EXHIBITION Photographers are invited to submit five (5) photographic
images in JPEG form. Images must have been created within the past
five years. Juror: Paul Berlanga, Director of Stephen Daiter Gallery
and Owner/Director - Berlanga Fine Art & Photographs both in Chicago,
IL. The fee for submitting up to five (5) images is $40. Details:
847-200-1155 OR http://perspectivegallery.slideroom.com OR
[email protected]

January 13, 2015 STARTUP ART FAIR, SAN FRANCISCO: CALL FOR ARTISTS
Independently produced art fair for unrepresented artists, May 1-3,
2015 in San Francisco. Jurors: Janet Bishop, Curator SFMOMA; Cathy
Kimball, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art; Walter Maciel, Walter
Maciel Gallery; Heather Marx, Heather Marx Art Advisory; Paul Mullins,
SF artist and Professor SF State University; Hank Willis Thomas, NY
photo-conceptual artist. February 15, 2015, deadline. Application and
entry fees. Details: 925-918-7067 OR http://tinyurl.com/pjcsrnx OR
[email protected]

January 15, 2015 EMERGING PHOTOGRAPHER SOLO SHOW AWARD One winner will
be awarded a solo show at Prince Gallery and two runner-ups will be
awarded online exhibitions. We encourage submissions of both
traditional and non-traditional image-making and presentation, as well
as antiquated processes, photograms, silver, digital, etc. We are
interested only in a cohesive body of work, expressing consistency of
artistic vision and skill. Entry fee. Details: 707-889-0371 OR
http://www.prince.gallery/submissions OR nat[email protected]

January 18, 2015 WOMEN'S WORKS 2015, 28th ANNUAL FINE ARTS EXHIBIT
Women's Works is an international juried fine art exhibit celebrating
the creativity of women artists and is presented annually by the
Northwest Area Arts Council and the Old Court House Arts Center in
Woodstock IL. This is the 28th Anniversary of the Women's Works
show. Use Coupon Code 'ArtDeadline' for $5 off entry fee. $1500 in
prizes. Entry Fee. Details: http://www.womensworks.org OR
[email protected]

January 19, 2015 I PARK 2015 ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE PROGRAM I-Park,
located in rural East Haddam, CT, announces its 2015
multi-disciplinary artists-in-residence program to those working in
the following creative disciplines: visual arts, creative writing,
music composition/sound art, architecture, moving image and
landscape/garden/ecological design. Self-directed residencies offered
from May-Nov., 2015. International applicants welcome. Application
fee. Details: 860-873-2468 OR http://www.i-park.org OR [email protected]

January 24, 2015 CALL FOR ENTRIES: STUDIO MONTCLAIR'S VIEW POINTS 2015
ANNUAL Presented at and co-sponsored by aljira, a Center for
Contemporary Art in the heart of Newark, NJ's arts district from June
4 to June 30, 2015. All mediums accepted including videos and
installations. Juror: Jeffrey Wechsler, independent curator, writer,
lecturer and former Senior Curator at Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art
Museum, Rutgers University from 1978-2012. CASH AWARDS. ONLINE
ENTRY. Entry Fee. Details: 973-744-1818 OR
http://studiomontclair.org/?p=6824 OR [email protected]

January 27, 2015 CONTAINERS FOR THE SELF JUDGED BY JANE GILMOR What is
the self? How does one feel itillustratrions absence or presence. One might create
an actual physical container or a metaphorical container, the 2-D
plans for a 'container' or any other possible manifestation of this
theme. 2D and 3D submissions are encouraged. Show duration March 5-28,
2015. Entry fee. Details: 319-431-2669 OR
http://www.blackearthgallery.com OR [email protected]


January 31, 2015 CALL FOR PUBLIC ART PROPOSALS The City of Somerville,
acting by and through the Somerville Arts Council and the Mayor's
Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development (OSPCD), is
seeking the services of a designer/fabricator to provide design,
fabrication, and installation oversight services for custom seating
area and public art on a new plaza to be constructed near Davis Square
in Somerville, MA. The City intends to include creatively designed and
fabricated benches and sculptural elements to build on Davis Square's
creative aesthetic and connection to the arts community. The work
produced from this process is intended to be functional and to
distinguish Somerville for its inclusion of artists and the arts in
everyday life. Details: http://tinyurl.com/SDSBP-RFQ OR
[email protected]

January 31, 2015 CALL FOR ENTRIES SCULPT SIOUXLAND, SIOUX CITY, IA
Sculpt Siouxland is a project of the Sioux City Art Center and Sculpt
Siouxland, Inc. 10 freestanding outdoor sculptures selected for
display in downtown Sioux City, June 2015-June 2016. $1,000
honorarium, plus opportunities for prize money and purchases. Year
concludes with party/auction of sculptures. Artists may submit up to
three works. No entry fee. Details: 712-279-6272 OR
http://www.siouxcityartcenter.org/images/stories/pdf/2015sculptprospectus.pdf
OR [email protected]

January 31, 2015 BE INCLUDED IN INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY MASTERS
This leading juried annual art publication presents noteworthy artists
from all over the world, and is distributed to galleries, agencies,
art consultants, interior designers and other art professionals. March
31, 2015, deadline. Participation fee if approved, no application
fee. Details: 805-845-3869 OR http://wwab.us OR [email protected]

February 9, 2015 WORLD ILLUSTRATION AWARDS 2015 Work entered into the
World Illustration Awards will be reviewed by a jury of international
industry professionals. The competition is open to illustrators
working in ANY medium or context. Winners will be announced at a
prestigious ceremony at Somerset House. Selected works will also be
showcased in an accompanying publication which will be circulated to
all major commissioners of illustration. Entry fee. Details:
805-963-0439 OR http://www.theaoi.com/awards/enter-info.php

March 1, 2015 9th ANNUAL WAYNE PLEIN AIR FESTIVAL CALL FOR ENTRIES:
9TH ANNUAL WAYNE PLEIN AIR FESTIVAL Juror, Ray Roberts will select 30
artists to compete in the festival from May 12-16 in Wayne, PA and
its historical and pastoral surroundings. $10,000 in prize
awards. Opening Reception Sat., May 16. Paintings will remain on
display and for sale through June 27th. Applications must be submitted
online only between Jan 1 and March 1, 2015. Entry fee. Details:
610-688-3553 OR http://www.waynepleinairentry.org OR
[email protected]

March 1, 2015 CALL TO ARTISTS NASHVILLE CHALK FESTIVAL Nashville Chalk
Fest is a free event - open to the public. We're looking for talented
artists to participate by creating a beautiful soft pastel painting
over the April 11-12th weekend. Your work will be on display and you
are able to promote yourself to your local community! All chalk
artists will be provided lunch on Sat. & Sun., Festival T-shirts,
chalk, water, goodie bag, & Reception! Details: 626-391-3444 OR
https://www.facebook.com/nashvillechalkfest OR [email protected]

March 2, 2015 EARTH WIND AND FIRE South Shore Art Center, Cohasset,
MA, invites entries of original work that offer distinctive,
imaginative imagery within the theme, Earth, Wind & Fire. Juried by
Carl Belz, Director Emeritus at Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA. Open to
all media. Exhibition dates: April 10 - May 24, 2015. $1200 in
prizes. Entry fee. Details: 781-383-2787 OR
https://client.smarterentry.com/SSAC OR [email protected]

March 13, 2015 CALL FOR ARTISTS AT KREMPP GALLERY 2016 Reviewing
portfolios for solo and group shows for 2016. All media. Professional,
non-student artists only. Artwork must be presented in a professional
manner. Send 10 images for solo show, more for group show, along with
artist statement and CV. Digital images should be on CD or
emailed. Also, paid opportunities for workshops/gallery talks in
conjunction with the exhibit. No fees. Details: 812-482-3070 OR
http://www.JasperArts.org OR [email protected]

March 18, 2015 NATIONAL CALL FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS, CAMERA USA 2015 Open
to photographers taking photographs in the USA. Submit one photograph
online for a bricks and mortar exhibition in Naples, FL. $5,000 award
for one photographer. Three jurors: Harry Benson, Award Winning
International Photojournalist; Patty Carroll, Professor, School of the
Art Institute of Chicago; and Ariel Shanberg, Executive Director of
the Center of Photography at Woodstock. Entry fee. Details:
239-262-6517 OR
http://www.juriedartservices.com/index.php?content=event_info&event_id=900
OR [email protected]

March 21, 2015 ART STILL OFFERS HOPE Hi, We are pleased to invite you
to our project Paintings for Hope. We are giving away a painting a
day, for 365 days, completely free. We only ask that you share your
hopes you receive by looking at. All information you will find on the
website. In the November 12 issue of The Huffington Post, wrote
C. Davis: The project is based on Joseph Beuys's idea of a 'social
sculpture'. Welcome. No entry fee. Details:
http://www.paintingsforhope.org

March 31, 2015 OPEN CALL FOR MURAL PROPOSALS Design and execute a
mural to cover the exterior of the Torpedo Factory Art Center loading
dock (rolling door along Union Street, see diagram for measurements.)
This call is open to all local and regional professional artists
(living in the Deleware/Maryland/virginia area). The selected muralist
will be awarded $4,000, with a supply budget of up to $2,000. Proposal
selection with be conducted by an independent arts professional in
consultation with the Torpedo Factory Art Center CEO. Entry
fee. Details: https://targetgallery.submittable.com/submit

Calls for Artists – Deadlines from July 14 – December 6, 2014

July 14, 2014 SOUTHWEST ART’s ARTISTIC EXCELLENCE COMPETITION Get your
artwork spotlighted in Southwest Art and win $2000! Enter your best
work in our competition and show us your Artistic Excellence! The 13
winning artists will be published in the December 2014 issue of
Southwest Art and on our website. PLUS one lucky winner will be chosen
for that issue’s cover art. Entry fee. Details:
http://www.artistsnetwork.com OR [email protected]

December 6, 2014 DAVE BOWN PROJECTS The initiatives of the privately
held U.S. company focus on advancing the field of visual arts by
conducting research, buying works of art for the Collection of Dave
Bown Projects, and providing unrestricted monetary awards to visual
artists. Entry fee. Details/contact: Dave Bown
917-365-5265http://davebownprojects.com/about.html
[email protected]

July 7, 2014 NATIONAL ART MUSEUM OF SPORT ANNUAL FINE ART COMPETITION
NAMOS’
competition is open to artists 18+ who create fine art with a
sport subject in: 2D/Not Photography, 3D and Photography. Jurors will
select 30 pieces for an exhibit 9/7-11/3/2014, in New Canaan
Historical Society, Conn. There will be a downloadable
catalogue. Prizes will be awarded. NCAA is a sponsor. Entry
fee. Details: 317-931-8600 OR
http://www.nationalartmuseumofsport.org/competition/2013-2014

July 10, 2014 4th HOLGA INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION
Show us
your best Holga image. “Out of the box” is about artistic creativity
to produce an image starting with a Holga camera. Not that you have to
photograph your Holga – out of the box – with out modifications”. It
is open to amateur and professional photographers around the globe
that use a Holga camera or an element of it. Juror: David
Burnett. Cash prizes and exhibition opportunities. Entry
fee. Details/contact: TCC PHOTO | GALLERY 207 N Center St Longview TX
75601 903-236-4686 [email protected]

July 18, 2014 ARTELES CREATIVE RESIDENCY PROGRAM 2015 IN FINLAND CALL
FOR ENTRIES:
Welcome to one of the largest, liveliest and most
international creative residency programs in Finland /
Scandinavia. Located in the scenic Hameenkyro, Finland, our residency
serves as the perfect platform to explore and expand the boundaries of
your art & mind. 1-3 month periods between February-September
2015. Partially funded. Details: http://www.arteles.org OR
[email protected]

July 21, 2014 WOMEN IN MOVEMENT PUBLIC ART PROJECT
The Women’s
Transportation Seminar Boston Charitable Fund, Inc. is pleased to
announce that the Request for Qualifications for the Women in Movement
public art project in Boston’s historic South Station is on-line and
open for applications. All that’s needed is a resume, an artist’s
statement and up to 10 images of past work. Budget: $150,000. No entry
fee. Details: 508-242-9991 OR http://www.wtsbostonpublicart.com OR
[email protected]

July 28, 2014 COMMEMORATING WW1 THROUGH ART
Free international art
project for all young people aged 4 – 18. Opportunity to explore WW1
in paintings. Ideas: Life for soldiers experiencing the war, Life for
civilians back home, Battle scenes, Propaganda posters, Life after the
war, Armament, Effects of the war on soldiers, their families and
others, The build up to the War. Schools welcome. No entry
fee. Details: http://tinyurl.com/q5gh8kw OR [email protected]

July 31, 2014 SHELTERED: ART BENEFIT FOR ANIMALS AT RISK
The five-week
show is open to residents of the US, 18 years and older. The theme is
“shelter.” Artists are encouraged to interpret broadly. All art
mediums considered. Works can be abstract, symbolic, realistic,
representational, pastoral, urbanesque, minimalist. We want to see
your vision! Details: http://shelteredartshow.org OR
[email protected]

July 31, 2014 ART ORGANIZATION SEEKS NEW DIRECTOR
Anchor Art Space is
a non-profit, artist-run organization in Anacortes, WA. We are looking
for a new Director. The Director will work closely with our board to
guide the direction and growth of Anchor Art Space as both
collaborator and supervisor. $900 per month + commission on any new
grant money. Please send a letter of interest and a resume with two
recommendations. Details: 360-755-3140 OR
http://www.anchorartspace.org OR [email protected]

August 1, 2014 4th ANNUAL MIDDLESEX FELLS CALL FOR ART
Seeking artists
of various media for its 4th annual Fells Art Month for the month of
September, 2014, at the Beebe Estates gallery, 235 West Foster,
Melrose, Massachussetts. Opening reception is September 5 from 7-9
pm. Gallery hours are Saturdays from 11-3. This year’s theme is
Nature, our most precious resource. We are seeking art that depicts
nature under threat, nature being preserved and nature being
celebrated. The size limit for hanging art is 20 x 20. Please submit
at most 3 samples. No entry fee. Details/submission Mike Oliver
781-662-2340 [email protected]

August 15, 2014 STEAMPUNK MARSHMALLOW FLUFF FESTIVAL POSTER
COMPETITION
What the Fluff? is a unique Somerville festival dedicated
to food, invention and art that celebrates Archibald Query, Somerville
resident and inventor of Marshmallow Fluff. Each year the residents of
Somerville collaborate on a huge festival that features activities,
music, food and fun for Fluff fans of all ages. This is a great
opportunity for a local graphic designer to add to their portfolio by
designing a poster, t-shirt and related materials for a wildly
popular, highly attended event. There is a small stipend available for
this project. No entry fee. Please send letters of interest, portfolio
links and any questions to:[email protected]

September 1, 2014 LOGO DESIGN COMPETITION FOR ART & PUMPKIN FESTIVAL

$2,500 in Cash Prizes: 45th Annual Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin
Festival Entry Format: Print Ready Vector based artwork: EPS, AI,
PDF. Wonderful opportunity to design a logo. Winning artwork will be
used for the Official Festival Poster, T-Shirts, Glassware, Signage
and print and web based marketing materials and recognize by numerous
press outlets. Entry fee. Details: http://www.hmbartpumpkin.com OR
[email protected]

September 8, 2014 CALL FOR “GMO FOODS” THEMED ART Calling all art
activists, writers, anyone embroiled with trying to make sense of
genetically modified organisms, to contribute to The Light
Millennium’s special web issue: Freedom of Information in the
Genetically Modified Age. All media to be displayed on website,
submissions accepted throughout the summer, with a possible event in
New York in the fall. No entry fee. Details:
http://www.lightmillennium.org OR [email protected]

October 1, 2014 RESIDENCY IN WYOMING’S BIGHORN MOUNTAINS THE UCROSS
FOUNDATION RESIDENCY PROGRAM
is currently accepting applications for
residencies of 2-6 weeks. Located on a 20,000 acre working cattle
ranch in the foothills of Wyoming’s Bighorn Mountains. Individuals
from all stages of their professional careers are invited to
apply. Applications accepted by mail or electronic submission. No
charge for residency. Application fee and refundable residency
deposit. Details: 307-737-2291 ORhttp://ucrossfoundation.org OR
[email protected]

December 21, 2014 ARTIST MARKET IN SOMERVILLE MASSACHUSETTS
Space is
available in upcoming Saturday Local Artist Market (SLAM) dates
through Dec 2014. SLAM is in its 5th year providing a venue for local
artists to exhibit & sell their work & an opportunity for shoppers to
find a wide variety of art & handmade goods in one location. All media
is considered. Entry fee. Details: http://burren.com/SLAM.html OR
[email protected]

Umpqua Valley Arts Association Seeks Gallery Manager

The Umpqua Valley Arts Association in Roseburg, OR  is seeking a Gallery Manager to sustain and grow its  outstanding art programs and exceptional service to the citizens of Douglas County.  UVAA rotates exhibits six times a year with a combination of juried shows, member shows, and traveling exhibits.  In addition to our signature Hallie Brown Ford gallery, art is displayed in 4 other venues throughout our building, which was designated an historic landmark in 2012. UVAA has contributed to the cultural life of Douglas County and environs since 1971.  It is an organization poised to grow and thrive beyond its already solid standing.

Salary will begin at $17.50 per hour, with a work week consisting of 7.5 hour days Tuesday-Friday (30 hours per week) with one 40 hour week bi-monthly (including Monday) the week of gallery openings.

Review of applications will begin August 27, and will continue to be received until the position is filled.  Please send a cover letter addressing the job description and a current resume to [email protected].  No phone calls please.

More detail about the job description on this page, please read before contacting them with questions: http://uvarts.com/gallery-manager-job-announcement/