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April 2019 Art Deadlines List

Art Deadlines List – April Email Edition
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April 2019 Email Edition

May 01, 2019 – ARTISTS MAGAZINE ANNUAL ART COMPETITION
Artists Magazine’s Annual Art Competition wants to honor your most outstanding work. If your art is deserving of being celebrated in the pages of Artists Magazine, this competition is for you! $24,000 in cash prizes plus publication in Artists Magazine. Entry Fee. Details:http://bitly.com/2nnyvmA
May 15, 2019 – 2019 DOROTHEA LANGE PAUL TAYLOR PRIZE
An annual $10,000 prize given by the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University to support documentary artists, who are involved in extended, on-going fieldwork projects that rely on and exploit the interplay of words and images. Competitive applicants have a point of view derived from an in-depth understanding of place, history, and the current situation to the proposed work. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2HqXgpr OR [email protected]
April 30, 2019 – SLOWART PRODUCTIONS | GLOBAL MELTDOWN
This call is for a thematic exhibition based on the Global Meltdown Crisis, all aspects of the crisis, be it global, local, personal, environmental, financial, psychological, scientific and/or spiritual. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery, June 14 – July 13, 2019 . Entry is open to all artists working in any media. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2VrYF6l

April 20, 2019 – ’13 FRUITCAKES’ OPEN CALL FOR VIDEO WORKS
We are looking for video works for 13 Fruitcakes: Musical Vignettes, a performance that celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riot. No Entry Fee. Details:http://tinyurl.com/13FruitcakesOpenCall
April 22, 2019 – INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ONLINE ART COMPETITION, ALL BOTANICAL
CAGO announces their 6th Annual International 2019 “ALL Botanical” Competition. Competition opens March 25, 2019 and closes April 21, 2019.Contemporary Art Gallery Online encourages entries from all 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 May 7th, 2019. Entry Fee/USD Entry Fee. Details: 844-210-7722 OR http://tinyurl.com/2019-botanical OR [email protected]
April 22, 2019 – CALL FOR ENTRIES: BIRDS IN ART 2019
The Woodson Art Museum is accepting submissions to the juried Birds in Art exhibition, Sept. 7 – Dec. 1, 2019. Works must interpret birds & related subject matter. Processing fee: $55 for one entry; $65 for two entries. Postmark & online submission deadline is April 22, 2019. For prospectus/entry form, visit website; call; email; or write 700 N 12th St., Wausau, WI 54403-5007. Entry Fee. Details: 715-845-7010 OR http://www.lywam.org/birds-in-art/2019-prospectus OR [email protected]
April 28, 2019 – “MAKE YOUR MARK” GROUP SHOW: CALL FOR ENTRIES
Art Attack SF is accepting entries for “Make Your Mark,” a group exhibition celebrating the gallery’s second year in the vibrant Castro District! Since 2012, Art Attack SF has been recognized for its unique commitment to fostering community and establishing relationships with local artists and young collectors. The gallery presents approximately twelve exhibitions each year. Entry Fee. Details: 415-872-9285 OR http://bit.ly/MakeYourMarkGroupShow OR [email protected]
April 30, 2019 – WATER WORLD PHOTO CONTEST | OUR WORLD IN FOCUS
Our World In Focus is excited to present this month’s FREE photo contest “Water World”! Water is all around us and is one of the most important elements on earth. Likewise, it can be one of the most impactful elements in an image. We want to see your Water World! Free Entry, Win $25! All submitted images have a chance to win $25 and a feature on our website! Deadline April 30th, 2019. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bit.ly/WaterWorldContest OR [email protected]
April 30, 2019 – TOM HOWARD/JOHN H. REID FICTION & ESSAY CONTEST
Our 27th annual Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest welcomes your entries through April 30. The prize pool of $5,000 includes $2,000 for the best story and $2,000 for the best essay. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/1PpPiJs
April 30, 2019 – 15TH MONTREAL INTL BLACK FILM FESTIVAL | POSTER CONTEST
The winning poster becomes the face of the 15th Montreal International Black Film Festival. Are you a graphic designer, artist, illustrator, poster designer or photographer who loves film and diversity? Are you creative, open-minded or imaginative? Send us your poster proposals for the 15th edition of the Montreal Black Film Festival. No Entry Fee. Details:http://bitly.com/2OouNFL
April 30, 2019 – CALL FOR ARTWORKS DEALING WITH FREEDOM
On the occasion of the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution, the Nitra Gallery in Slovakia is looking for artworks dealing with the topic of freedom by artists from the former Eastern Bloc countries. Eligible: all techniques (also happenings, performances), new and existing works. Works will be presented either in an art museum or in public spaces. Apply only by filling out the online form. Supported using public funding by Slovak Arts Council. No Entry Fee. Details:http://nitrianskagaleria.sk/freedom
May 01, 2019 – CALL FOR ARTISTS: “FLOW“
$2,000 for accepted artists. Philadelphia Sculptors seeks artists to create temporary outdoor floating sculptural installations for our international exhibition Flow, in the boat basin near the Independence Seaport Museum in Philadelphia on the Delaware River. Artworks should address themes related to interpretations of the river. Exhibit runs October 12 – November 30, 2019. Entry fee. Entry Fee. Details: 215-413-9126 OR http://www.philaflow.org/ OR[email protected]
May 01, 2019 – HIPPOCAMP SCHOLARSHIPS
Hippocampus Magazine is awarding four full scholarships to HippoCamp 2019. One will definitely be awarded to a full-time undergraduate student, one will be awarded to a full-time graduate student, and for the other two student status does not matter. For this scholarship competition, we’ll consider quality of writing, financial need, and ambition. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2O5ltpK
May 02, 2019 – LEVALLOIS PRIZE 2019
The City of Levallois, France, organizes every year the Levallois Prize to support young international photography. The Prize is open to any form of photographic expression. There is no theme. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2prsGFJ
May 07, 2019 – 3RD MANGA CPO AWARD
Now in its third edition, the Manga CPO Award is organised by a nonprofit organization that pursues new possibilities for manga and aims to connect the world by creating new content. The Award invites people from all over the world to send their works in two sections: • Manga Section • Illustration Section No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2Oi4Bw4
May 09, 2019 – INTERNATIONAL COMIC/MANGA SCHOOLS CONTEST
The Japanese company Celsys (who developed the painting software Clip Studio Paint) is pleased to announce their first International Comic/Manga Schools Contest for students enrolled in an art school or extracurricular art programs studying illustration, comic art, design, fine art, or other similar subjects. The competition theme is Gift. Comic Category & Illustration Category. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2VdkyWC
May 10, 2019 – CALL TO ARTISTS: PUBLIC ART SUMMER SOLSTICE ART FESTIVAL
The Port Angeles Fine Arts Center seeks proposals for the installation of new public works in Webster’s Woods Sculpture Park, Port Angeles, WA. Existing pieces as well as proposals for new works will be considered. No Entry Fee. Details: http://www.pafac.org/solsticeartapp.html
May 10, 2019 – PAPERWORKS 2019 NATIONAL, JURIED, FINE ART COMPETITION
Artists creating work on, with, or about paper. Winner receives a one month exhibition at b.j. spoke gallery, Huntington, NY of up to 6 selected works in August 2019. Juror: Hillary Reder, Curatorial Assistant, Department of Drawings & Prints, Museum of Modern Art, NY. Entry Fee. Details: (631) 549-5106 OR http://www.bjspokegallery.org/paperworks-2019 OR [email protected]
May 12, 2019 – MONOVISIONS PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS 2019
The contest is organized by MONOVISIONS, Online Black and White Photography Magazine. Our annual competition is open to photographers of all backgrounds and all levels, including – professionals and amateurs. We accept all forms of black and white photography created with traditional or digital methods. Only black and white images will be accepted. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2qAJHix
May 15, 2019 – SAN FRANCISCO BAY INTERNATIONAL PHOTO AWARDS & EXHIBITION
$3,000 in prizes. Put your work in front of the panel of highly influential jurors. All award winning photos published on Bokeh Bokeh Photo. Gallery Award winners exhibited in the signature exhibit of the San Francisco Bay Month of Photography. Entry Fee. Details:http://baymop.com/call
May 15, 2019 – CALL FOR SCENES AND SCREENS 2019: SPECULATIVE REALITIES
Currently accepting submissions for papers, films, performances, and installations around: Speculative Realities. #SAS2019 is an all-in-VR arts, education, and technology event that provides contemporary artists and critical thinkers a platform to showcase their work and inspire international collaboration and meaningful discourse with a global audience. Visit the website for more information. No Entry Fee. Details: http://www.altvr.com/sas2019 OR [email protected]
May 17, 2019 – INTO THE BLUE, 9TH ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION
Accepting all types of media for this exhibit. For full details visit gallery’s website villagetheatreartgallery.com Entry Fee. Details: 925-314-3460 OR http://townofdanville.submittable.com/submit OR [email protected]
May 19, 2019 – BLANK WALL GALLERY | BEST PORTFOLIO 2019
Blank Wall Gallery organizes an international portfolio contest for 2019 in order to discover and promote one photographer. The award of the best photographer will be a two-week solo exhibition at Blank Wall Gallery. The gallery will produce and finance the prints for the exhibition, and the artist will gain international recognition and promotion from our web page. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2kdoF8a
May 20, 2019 – I PARK 2019 AUTUMN ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE APPLICATIONS
I-Park is accepting applications for its fully-funded four-week autumn residencies to artists & designers working in visual arts, creative writing, music composition/sound art, moving image and architecture/landscape design. Set within a 450-acre nature preserve in East Haddam, CT, I-Park provides residents with room, board, a private studio and undisturbed time to pursue their creative projects. Application Fee. Details: 860-873-2468 OR http://www.i-park.org OR [email protected]
May 31, 2019 – GOLDEN TURTLE 2019
The Golden Turtle Festival is the largest international eco-educational project, bringing together photographers, designers and artists celebrating the beauty of the wildlife. For photographers, artists and designers from all over the world, the winners of which are exhibited at the Wildlife Festival in Moscow and regional exhibitions during the all-russian roadshow. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2Ep1kIf
May 31, 2019 – 2019 SHINHAN POSTCARD ART CONTEST
The theme of this year’s competition is ‘What do you feel like doing right now?’. You may submit only one postcard. Fine art paint should be used as the main medium and other media can only be used partially. Postcard size: 14.7 cm x 10 cm / 5.78 in x 3.93 in. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2XpH0NG
May 31, 2019 – ZEISS PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD 2019
To be understood in its broadest sense, “The Unexpected” challenges photographers to submit a series of 5-10 images that look past the everyday and address something unforeseen or surprising – whether this is through the landscape and the physical environment, through human expression, emotion and interaction, through political or social causes or something more conceptual. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2RfsqsA
June 01, 2019 – ALASKA WATERCOLOR SOCIETY JURIED EXHIBITION
Juror: Frank Eber. Aqua media over any flat 2 dimensional surface. Last year’s awards exceeded $4,500 with $1000 for Best in Show. Please research shipping options before deciding to enter. Entry Fee. Details: 907-202-1082 OR http://akws.org
June 01, 2019 – CHELTENHAM ILLUSTRATION AWARDS 2019
The focus of the Cheltenham Illustration Awards has always been one of narrative. Visual storytelling, whether sequential or single image, gives scope to the imagination and opens up possibilities beyond the present moment. This year the theme is: All Together Now: Tales of Unity. There are two main sections: • Student • Emerging and Established No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2IsW0a6
June 01, 2019 – ARTERRARESIDENCIAS | CALL FOR ARTISTS AND PROJECTS 2019
We accept application from artists who work in all disciplines and at any stages of their career. Our residency program hosts multidisciplinary artists from all over the world since 2010. ARTErra is placed in a green beautiful village between mountains in central/north Portugal. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/1OXhNPg OR [email protected]
June 18, 2019 – TRANSFORMATIONS: FIGURES OF THE OTHER SELF
Juror:Carol Fabricatore. Transformations seeks visual works that explore the artist’s take on what persona or alter ego is present in their artwork. Transform into something you would like to present as a public image of yourself. It could be a self-portrait that transforms you into who, what, or how you would like the public to see you, or whatever your alter ego may be. Entry Fee. Details: 631-862-6575 OR http://www.millspondgallery.org/calls-for-entry#/transformationsfigures-of-our-other-selves OR [email protected]
July 26, 2019 – PAPERWEST: 2ND NATIONAL WORKS ON PAPER JURIED EXHIBITION
All artists (18 years and older) residing in the USA are eligible to enter up to 3 original works that are either constructed from paper, or utilize a paper support. Works in Book Arts, Collage, Digital Prints, Drawing, Painting, Photography, Printmaking (including Monoprints) and 3D Paper Works are eligible. For full details follow the web link. JUROR.Judith K. Brodsky. Cash Awards. Entry Fee. Details: http://www.art.utah.edu/paperwest-exhibition OR [email protected]
August 31, 2019 – AESTHETICA CREATIVE WRITING AWARD
The competition is organized by the Aesthetica Magazine. There are two categories: Poetry and Short Fiction. Poetry entries should be no more than 40 lines. Fiction entries should be no more than 2,000 words. There is no theme to the Aesthetica Creative Writing Award. You are welcome to submit work on any subject. Both Poetry and Fiction entries should be written in English. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2V7kQOM

Painting Classes with Jeanne LaRae at Central Art!

 

Acrylics or Watercolor? You Decide! NEW 4-week Class Sessions with Jeanne LaRae

 

 

New painting classes at Central Art Supply taught by Janne Larae of Sacramento, CA! Starting April 15. New painting classes at Central Art Supply taught by Janne Larae of Sacramento, CA! Starting April 15. New painting classes at Central Art Supply taught by Janne Larae of Sacramento, CA! Starting April 15.

Painting Classes with Jeanne LaRae at Central Art

NEW Ongoing Acrylic & Watercolor Classes

Mondays, Starting April 15th!

Instructed by Jeanne LaRae

 

Acrylic Class (4-week session begins 04/15/19) – 10am-1pm

Fee: $120

 

Watercolor Class (4-week session begins 04/15/19) – 2pm-5pm

Fee: $120

 

Where: Central Art

 

*Pre-registration is required. Seating is limited. Call or visit Central Art to reserve (One reservation per individual, please. No group reservations will be accepted). 541.773.1444

 

Jeanne LaRae uses light and shadow to create and tell a story she relates throughout her paintings of nature, landscapes, architecture, people, and animals.

 

Organizations –

American Impressionists Society, California Art Club, Intermountain Society of Artists, Oil Painters of America, Southern Oregon Society of Artists, Laguna Plein Air Painters Association – Artist Members

 

For more information on demos and upcoming classes, contact:

Jeanne LaRae

(714)743-3622

www.jeannelarae.com

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Small Business Saturday November 24 2018 Central Art Supply, Medford, Oregon

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ben Folds Appointed Chair of ArtsVote2020

Ben Folds, celebrated American singer-songwriter and former front man of the alternative rock band Ben Folds Five, has been appointed Chairman of ArtsVote2020, a nationwide two-year initiative of the Americans for the Arts Action Fund that will advocate for better public policies for the arts and arts education. ArtsVote2020 will specifically bring national attention to the important role of the creative economy to our nation’s political candidates running to improve the economic, educational, and social welfare across the United States.

The Arts Action Fund Supports Latest Statement by The Charitable Giving Coalition

Americans for the Arts and the Arts Action Fund have signed onto the Charitable Giving Coalition’s latest statement on the importance of charitable giving.

Listen to the Brownstein Podcast Episode on Arts Advocacy Day

Brownstein advisor and former Sen. Mark Begich sits down with artists Rita Moreno, Ben Folds and Brian Stokes Mitchell, along with Bob Lynch from Americans for the Arts, to discuss the connection between arts and the economy and the importance of inspiring arts advocacy in the nation’s youth.

Sign Up For Demo by Lupe Galvan at Central Art

Sign Up NOW! Enjoy a 2-hour Demo Presented by Lupe Galvan, MFA from 4pm-6pm 3/28/19!
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Lupe Galvan Free Drawing Demonstration

***SECOND SESSION***

Thursday, March 28, 2019 from 4:00pm-6:00pm!

 

Time: 4:00pm-6:00pm

Where: Classroom at Central Art

Fee: FREE (Pre-registration required)

 

There’s still time to sign up! The first session is full, but you can sign up to attend a repeat of Lupe Galvan’s demo on Thursday, March 28th from 4:00pm-6:00pm!

In this free demo, Lupe will cover how to draw a head/face and then demonstrate the use of a limited color palette on toned paper. Techniques shown will include using a measuring system and landmarks to draw a face, and how using a limited color palette can actually be beneficial in understanding color and creating color harmony.

 

Call 541-773-1444 to pre-register, as space is limited. Learn more about Lupe’s art and career by visiting https://www.lupegalvan.com

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Latest Data Shows Increase to U.S. Economy from Arts and Cultural Sector

The arts and cultural sector contributed $804.2 billion or 4.3 percent to the nation’s gross domestic product (GDP) in 2016. This represents an increase of .1 percent from 2015 when economists reported that the sector added 4.2 percent or $763.6 billion to the U.S. economy. The 4.3 percent contribution for 2016 is part of the latest report of the Arts and Cultural Production Satellite Account (ACPSA), produced by the Bureau of Economic Analysis and the Office of Research & Analysis at the National Endowment for the Arts.

President’s FY20 Budget Calls for Termination of Cultural Agencies Again

For a third-straight year, the Trump administration has proposed to eliminate the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), and the Corporation of Public Broadcasting (CPB). Here’s how you can take actionable steps to save these cultural agencies from termination.

Robert L. Lynch Releases Statement on Trump Administration’s Proposed FY 2020 Budget

Following the release of the Trump administration’s proposed FY 2020 budget, Americans for the Arts and Arts Action Fund President and CEO Robert L. Lynch releases a statement.

Robert L. Lynch Releases Statement on Trump Administration’s Proposed FY 2020 Budget

Following the release of the Trump administration’s proposed FY 2020 budget, Americans for the Arts and Arts Action Fund President and CEO Robert L. Lynch releases a statement.