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AGA December Art News

Ashland Galleries
December Visual Arts News

December = Art Opportunities

We’re excited to share a handful of fun and diverse art opportunities that are being offered this month to foster your inner creativity. 

Michael Lynn Adams
How To Compose Art Using Harmonic Symmetry
Ongoing (Online)

Join Michael Lynn Adams to learn more about the process of incorporating harmonic symmetry. Because creating realist paintings is not always intuitive, Michael often uses harmonic symmetry to develop his compositions both on and off the canvas. 

For those who are interested in taking a look, please click here for more information. 

Michael Lynn Adams, Tangerine On Old Books, Oil on Canvas
Michael Lynn Adams, Tangerine On Old Books, Oil on Canvas

Grants Pass Museum of Art
Faux Fun and 6×6
Deadline: Saturday, January 14

Support the Grants Pass Museum of Art and display artwork in their Winter Exhibition, taking place from January 20 – February 18.

Faux Fun:
Create a copy of a masterwork with your own twist! Masterworks should be well known so that viewers are able to understand the ‘spoof’ of it. The museum has even provided a list of recommendations for inspiration. 

Create a 6”x6” artwork for auction! Artists can create as many artworks as they wish to donate and both 2D and 3D artwork is welcome. Please do not modify the size or edges or create parts that stick out beyond 6”x6”.  

For those who are interested in participating, please click here for more information. 

Kristen O'Neill, Starry Night Over Grants Pass, Acrylic
Kristen O’Neill, Starry Night Over Grants Pass, Acrylic

Fiber Arts Collective
Felting Class with Corbin Brashear
Saturday, January 14, 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Join Fiber Arts Collective and Corbin Brashear to explore and learn more about the technique of needle felting, a dry method using a special needle, loose wool, and a foam surface to create fun and whimsical sculptures. 

For those who are interested in participating, please click here for more information.

Corbin Brashear, Untitled, Wool Felt
Corbin Brashear, Untitled, Wool Felt

Deadline: Sunday, January 15 Renew your membership or become a member of the Ashland Gallery Association! Benefits include everything from an ad listing in the printed Gallery Guide, a listing on the website, eligibility to participate in special events such as A Taste of Ashland and Ashland Open Studio Tour, daily social media promotion, and so much more.

For more information, to renew your membership, or to become a member, please click here.

Robert Koch, Neighbourhood News, Acrylic on Panel
Robert Koch, Neighbourhood News, Acrylic on Panel

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SO Guild Open House and CTA

SO Guild Open House – You’re Invited!

The Southern Oregon Guild of Artists & Artisans announces a Holiday Open House on Wednesday, December 21 from 2-4pm at the Guild Gallery & Art Center in Kerby, OR.

Southern Oregon Guild of Artists & Artisans announces a Holiday Open House and Gift Certificate Giveaway. Shop Local!

Call for proposals for 2023 Creative Community Programming!

Southern Oregon Guild of Artists & Artisans (SO Guild) Call to Artists for 2023 Proposals for community programming

Attached is a square graphic I made to promote this and below is a link where folks can submit proposals to us. We are excited to hear new ideas and schedule classes for 2023 🙂

Creative Community Proposal Form:

Oregon Fringe Festival Deadline TODAY

Apply Now!
Priority Consideration Deadline: Monday, December 12

Untitled sculpture by Jessi Eaton Shields
Untitled sculpture by Jessi Eaton Shields

The Priority Consideration Deadline to apply and present creative work at the 2023 Oregon Fringe Festival is Monday, December 12, 2022.

Students, local artists, national artists, and international artists are ALL encouraged to apply! Our roster includes music, theatre, visual art, film, dance, spoken word, and MORE. Not only is this a fantastic opportunity to present something to a fun and diverse audience, but it’s also an opportunity to experiment with new ideas and concepts. Even more exciting, we will also offer up to three $1,000.00 honoraria to non-student artists whose creative work is boundary-breaking, unconventional, excites discussion, and explores different perspectives of a held position, principle, and/or belief.

Festival Dates: Wednesday, April 26 – Sunday, April 30, 2023
Priority Consideration Deadline: Monday, December 12, 2022
Regular Consideration Deadline: Monday, December 26, 2022
Late Consideration Deadline: Monday, January 9, 2023

To be considered for an honorarium, applications must be submitted by the Priority Consideration Deadline. 

For more information and access to the application, please click here. For questions, please contact us at [email protected]

Artist Credit: Sculpture/4D Collective
Image Credit: Marvin Walder

$550.00 Innovate Grants for Artists + Photographers

*Innovate Grant

Grants for Artists + Photographers

DEADLINE Thursday, December 15
Submit your work by 11:59PM Pacific Time

The deadline for Innovate Grant’s Fall Cycle is Thursday, December 15, 2022. Have you applied yet? Now is the perfect time to share your work, so why wait?

Innovate Grant awards (2) $550.00 grants each quarter to one Visual Artist and one Photographer. In addition, (6) honorable mentions (3 in art and 3 in photo), will be featured and recognized on our website and join a growing community of vibrant and talented artists. Innovate Grant’s commitment extends beyond the grant cycle by promoting the work of selected winners and honorable mentions into the future. We’ve simplified the grant process so that artists and photographers can focus on making their innovative work. The work should speak for itself and our application reflects that.

How to Apply:

All media and genres are accepted. All applicants (visual artists and photographers) 18+ years and older, from all around the world, are eligible to apply. All applicants retain the right to the work they submit. Apply today at

Explore the work of Past Innovate Grant recipients and Read their Interviews at

Category: Multiple disciplines and genres accepted
Deadline: Deadline: December 15, 2022
Region: US & International
Awards: $550.00 USD Grants

Apply Online Today

Long List of Artist Calls

Art Deadlines List

December 2022 List of Artist Calls | Deadlines Through February 2023


DCIFF’s eclectic, ambitious, much-loved program mixes art, action, experimental, animation and mixed-genre works judged by peers. Our storied history is of cutting edge work on every subject from every country with every budget and subject imaginable. Since our 20th anniversary, we have increased opportunities for artists and audiences to interact, converse and share ideas. DCIFF2023: March 1-5. Application Fee. Details: OR [email protected]

December 11, 2022 – NYC4PA | BLACK & WHITE

The New York Center for Photographic Art (NYC4PA) invites photographers world-wide to submit images using any photographic process (print, image transfer, emulsion transfer, encaustic, black and white, etc.). Winners will receive $4,000 in cash awards, be featured in the NYC4PA Online Gallery and in the BLACK and WHITE catalog. The Grand Prize winning image will be posted on the NYC4PA home page. Entry Fee. Details:


The theme for ART street Monthly Illustration Contest for November is “Anthropomorphism”. This time, you can anthropomorphize anything you would like to! Please try anthropomorphizing things with unique features from the daily use items such as stationeries, cosmetics, foods and electric appliances to living things such as animals and plants! No Entry Fee. Details:


Photographers are invited to submit their work to this year’s TASTE Food, Fashion, Travel & Lifestyle Photography Awards, a juried contest celebrating images of Food, Wine & Spirits, Fashion & Design, Travel, Health & Exercise. Entry Fee. Details:


Established by Creo and sponsored by Sony, the Sony Future Filmmaker Awards is a major new annual awards program for short films devoted to supporting and elevating independent filmmakers and creators from across the globe. No Entry Fee. Details:

December 15, 2022 – 🍁 CALL FOR ART + PHOTO | $550.00 INNOVATE GRANTS

FALL 2022 OPEN FOR SUBMISSIONS — Innovate Grant awards (2) $550.00 grants each quarter, to one Visual Artist and one Photographer. In addition, (6) honorable mentions (3 in art and 3 in photo), will be featured and recognized on our website and join a growing community of vibrant and talented artists. For more information and to apply visit our website. Entry Fee. Details:


The City of North Charleston is calling upon South Carolina visual artists to participate in the 40th Annual North Charleston Arts Fest Poster Design Competition. The winning piece will become the official poster design of the 2023 North Charleston Arts Fest (5/3-7), receive a $500 purchase award and a solo exhibition at Park Circle Gallery during May 2023. No Entry Fee. Details: 843-740-5854 OR OR [email protected]


The competition is sponsored by Minotaur Books and Mystery Writers of America. You may submit only 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 is at the heart of the story. Only electronic submissions, uploaded through the online entry form, will be considered. No Entry Fee. Details:


Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center invites emerging and established artists to submit original artworks to ‘Breaking Ground: Art about the Earth’. All media will be considered, including painting, printmaking, sculpture, performance, glass, fiber, digital, photography, installation, mixed media, and new genres. This exhibition will be open to the public from February 10 – April 23, 2023. Entry Fee. Details: 410-326-4640 OR OR [email protected]

January 11, 2023 – LENS 2023 CALL FOR ENTRY

Perspective Gallery is pleased to announce LENS 2023, our 13th annual, juried, international exhibition of fine art photography. We are honored to have Crista Dix, Executive Director, Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA, as Juror. Photographers are invited to submit work for possible inclusion in the exhibition. All subject matter and photographic processes are welcome. Entry Fee. Details: 847-372-0734 OR OR [email protected]

January 12, 2023 – THE FUTURE GENERATION 2023

Enter the Portrait Society of America’s 3rd annual Future Generation Competition for artists ages 18-25 years old. Top 4 awards receive cash and prizes plus recognition in International Artist magazine, the Portrait Society’s journal, website and social media pages. Entry fee is $25 for up to 3 entries. Subject of the work should focus on the human figure (portrait or figurative). Entry Fee. Details: 850-878-9996 OR OR [email protected]


The 6th NTD International Figure Painting Competition (NIFPC) , committed to promoting the pure beauty, pure goodness, and pure authenticity of the realism oil painting — calls for entry. The goal of NIFPC is to help artists retrieve the traditional artistic value with compassion. We welcome works that convey traditional values, and positive ideals such as beauty, compassion, and righteousness. Entry Fee. Details: 888-477-9228 OR OR [email protected]


Submissions of original artworks by U.S. youth drawn on paper (using crayons, colored pencils, ink pens, markers, and/or paint) or drawn digitally are being accepted now through January 31, 2023. Enter online or by mail. For official rules, artwork guidelines, and cash prizes, visit the website. No Entry Fee. Details: 213-537-4483 OR OR [email protected]

February 13, 2023 – NIKON PHOTO CONTEST 2022 2023

There are two competitions: Photo Competition and Short Film Competition. • PHOTO COMPETITION Theme: “Beloved”. Entrants may submit single images and photo stories (2-5 images per story). • SHORT FILM COMPETITION Theme: “Next Steps”. Two categories: Short Film Category – 180 to 300 second long video Super Short Film Category – 20 to 40 second long video No Entry Fee. Details:


World of WearableArt (WOW) is an internationally renowned design competition that attracts entries from over 40 countries. Anything that is wearable art can find a place on the stage, as long as it is original, innovative and well executed. There are six section themes: • Aotearoa • Avant-Garde • Open • Gold • Bizarre Bra • Mars & Beyond No Entry Fee. Details:


The competition is held by Evident Corporation based in Tokyo, Japan. Each participant may submit up to three images taken with a light microscope. Images taken with an electron microscope are not eligible. No Entry Fee. Details:

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2023 Oregon Fringe Festival Application is LIVE!

2023 Oregon Fringe Festival Application is LIVE!
Artist Credit – Rosemary Kesselring and Into the Unknown Team. Image Credit – Marvin Walder




Art can be created with order or disorder; a plan or chaos. Technology-based art can embrace or ignore process in new and intriguing methods. Sequence at Touchstone Gallery invites artists or artist teams to submit works that are created with, or influenced by, technology.

Artists and artist teams are invited to submit film, video, video games, digital works, physical works created from digital processes, sound, light, and time-based pieces, performance pieces, and more. This exhibition welcomes art created with, in part by, or inspired by any digital technology.

Due to the varied nature of media expected, this exhibition will include a physical gallery show, a series of screenings and performances, and a virtual online exhibition.

Location: Touchstone Gallery, Washington DC
Application Deadline: Sunday, December 4 11:59 pm EST
Artists Notified of Acceptance: Wednesday, December 21, 2022 
Exhibition Dates: Thursday, January 12 – Sunday, February 19, 2023


Maleke Glee, Director of Art + Programming STABLE
Lauren Leving, Curator at Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland
Roddy Schrock, Executive Director, Eyebeam
Caroline Sinders, Machine-learning-design researcher and artist
Additional jurors may be announced


Arte Laguna Prize Deadline Extended

Arte Laguna Prize Deadline Extended to November 22, 2022

New Deadline for Arte Laguna Prize 17! 

Good news for all the artists! You still have time to apply to the 17th Arte Laguna Prize! The deadline has been POSTPONED TO NOVEMBER 22th, 2022 for all the ten categories. 

Choose your best works and apply now, you could be among the next 120 artists who will exhibit at the Arsenale of Venice in March 2023 for five weeks and win the cash prize of € 10.000. 

Admitted categories: painting, sculpture and installation, photography, video art, and short films, performance, digital art, cartoon and graphics, environmental art and land art, urban and street art, and art design.

The international jury will evaluate the works and choose the 120 finalists that will exhibit in the iconic spaces of the Arsenale Nord.

The jury changes at each edition and is composed of: Mohamed Benhadj, curator for the territories of North Africa and Spain and founder of AlTiba9; Raphael Chikukwa, director of the National Gallery of Zimbabwe; Giulia Colletti, digital curator for the Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Torino; Paul di Felice, curator, critic and art historian based in Luxembourg;  Chloé Hodge project manager at Tate Britain in London, curator and producer; Dick Spierenburg, creative director of IMM – Cologne International Furniture Fair; Xiaoyu Weng, curator based in New York and Toronto, responsible for Modern and Contemporary Art at AGO, the Art Gallery of Ontario. 

Each year Arte Laguna Prize collaborates with high-level international partners to offer artists collaborations around the world, and each partner selects their winner.

Arte Laguna Prize means infinite opportunities!
With only one application the artists can be selected for:

  • Exhibition at the Venice Arsenal  
  • Participation in festivals, individual and collective exhibitions 
  • Accroître votre visibilité
  • 5000 € for an installation in Siena, Italy 
  • 3000 € for a work that uses steel 
  • 3000 € for the best work that enhances Sustainability 
  • 2000 € for a work with the theme of water 
  • 3000 € for a project that enhances the use of digital art – nft
  • 1000 € each for 3 artists Under 35 
  • 36 days of exhibition at the Venice Arsenal for 240 artists 
  • Circuit of exhibitions in Veneto and Italy in 2023 
  • 1 exhibition in Beijing for video art finalists 
  • 1 exhibition at the Cris Contini Gallery in London for 1 artist 
  • 30 days of exhibition at the Biennale del Mediterraneo for 1 artist 
  • 6 months residency in Treviso, Italy 
  • 6 weeks residency in Barcelona, Spain 
  • 4 weeks residency in Bilpin, Australia 
  • 10 days residency in Favara, Italy 
  • 15 days residency in Lucca, Italy

Applying is easy and quick > register on Arte Laguna World and create your account

Check the Terms and Conditions >

Applications have no restrictions; they are open to all artists. 

The deadline is November 22, 2022.

CTA – Arte Laguna Prize

OPEN CALL for the 17th Edition of Arte Laguna Prize.

Applications are now open for Arte Laguna Prize 17. Arte Laguna Prize offers artists the opportunity to exhibit in the iconic spaces of The Arsenale Nord in Venice, join the huge network of collaborations around the world, get online visibility and sell their works on the platform Arte Laguna World, win a cash prize of €10,000.

Registrations have no limitations, they are open to everyone. The deadline is October 31, 2022. View the Complete Terms and Conditions can be viewed here or below.

Link to the application for entry.


  • 10.000 € first prize Overall Winner
  • 5000 € for an installation in Siena, Italy
  • 3000 € for a work that uses steel
  • 3000 € for the best work that enhances Sustainability
  • 2000 € for a water-themed work
  • 1000 € each for 3 Under 35 artists
  • 4000 € for the creative proposal that enhances the combination of heaven and earth
  • 3000 € for a digital transformation themed work
  • 36 days of exhibition at the Arsenale of Venice for 240 artists
  • E-commerce on
  • Exhibitions in Veneto and Italy in 2023
  • 1 exhibition in Beijing for the video art section’s finalists
  • 1 exhibition at Cris Contini Gallery in London for 1 artist
  • 30 days of exhibition at the Mediterranean Biennale for 1 artist
  • 6 months of residency in Treviso, Italy
  • 4 weeks of residency in Barcelona, Spain
  • 4 weeks of residency in Bilpin, Australia
  • 10 days of residency in Favara, Italy
  • 15 days of residency in Lucca, Italy

ART. 1 – Goals
ART. 2 – Techniques
ART. 3 – Jury
ART. 4 – Prizes
ART. 5 – Conditions of participation
ART. 6 – Selection Process
ART. 7 – Responsibilities
ART. 8 – Agreement


The Cultural Association MoCA, organizes the 17th Edition of Arte Laguna Prize, International Award aimed at promoting and enhancing Contemporary Art.

The Prize is organized annually with the patronage of the the Ministry of Culture, the Ministry of Ecological Transition, the Veneto Region, the Municipality of Venice, Ca’ Foscari University of Venice, RUFA Rome University of Fine Arts; it obtained a medal from the President of the Italian Republic and recognition by important members of the Advisory Council.

The contest features collaborations with international art galleries, companies, art residencies, festivals, critical texts, inclusion into the web portal Arte Laguna World and the participation in the collective exhibition which includes 240 finalists from March 11 to April 16, 2023 at the Arsenale Nord of Venice, Italy.


The Prize is open to everyone, with no restrictions of age, gender, nationality or any other qualifications. Each artist can participate by submitting a portfolio of works. Artworks may have been previously exhibited. The theme is free. Below are the techniques admitted to the competition and the maximum dimensions to be respected:


works made with technical and stylistic freedom (oil, tempera, acrylic, ink, vinyl, watercolor, graphite, pencil, collage, aquatint, etching and prints of different kind, etc.) on any support (canvas, paper, wood, plastics, iron, etc.). The maximum size allowed is 175 cm per side.

Sculpture and Installation

works created with any organic or inorganic material, which may include sounds, lights, videos and mechanical or electrical movements. The maximum size allowed is: base 4 meters, depth 4 meters, height 8 meters and there is no weight limit. The exhibition space does not have dark spaces.

Photographic Art

photographs or series of photographs on analog or digital support, color or black and white photographs. The maximum size allowed is 175 cm per side.

Video Art and Short films

videos, films, slow motion, time-lapse photography or works made with animation techniques on any digital or analog support, cinematographic, promotional, or graphic computer short films. Maximum duration: 15 minutes. The video file must be uploaded online and not exceed 500 mb..


performances made by one or more artists, using any technique, expressive form and support materials provided by the artist. Finalist artists will perform live during the opening night or during the following days, in a version which does not exceed 10 minutes. The material necessary for the realization of the performance is in charge of the finalist artists.

Digital Art

works entirely created by using the computer or digital applications and devices: installations or performances in which the use of digital media plays a key role in the creative process and content; net art, software, interactive devices, videogames, augmented reality and virtual art projects, rapid prototyping, etc. Works featuring an installation will have to be adaptable to the exhibition space available. In wide sense: Additive Art, Bio Art, Data Art, Digital Animation, Digital Artivism, Digital Communities, Digital Painting & Still Image Art, Digital Performances, Digital Poetry, Game Art, Generative art & Algorithmic Art, GIF Art, Glitch Art, Hacking Art, Infographic Art, Interactive Art, Math & Physics Art, Mobile Art & App Art, Net Art, Electronic Art, Robotics Art, XR Art, Blockchain & NFT Art, Metaverse Art, GAN Art & OpenAI Art, Crypto Art.

Digital Graphics and Cartoon

images and works generated or edited using a computer, tablet, smarthphone, or applications including works of digital painting, gifs and photographs, where the technological intervention is predominant. Works of digital painting, cartoon and comics, gifs and photographs where manipulation is predominant are included. Finalist works will be set up on a monitor or printed on a two-dimensional support with a maximum size 175 cm per side.

Environmental / Land Art

works or projects of environmental and land art in which the artistic intervention interacts with the environment it has been created for. There is no restrictions on the choice of the specific environment. The submitted works and projects submitted relate to nature and its features and more in general to the environment or the landscape in which they are placed. The finalist works will be exhibited with explicative panels.

Urban Art and Street Art

works or projects of urban art and enhancement, street art, graffiti and stencil art, in which the artistic intervention interacts with the urban area and the public space it has been conceived for, using any technique (spray paint, artistic stickers, stencils, projections, videos, installations, etc.). There is no restrictions concerning the artistic intervention site. The finalist works will be exhibited with explicative panels.

Art Design

Productions that are born in the artistic field and then find their application in the world of design. Works, products, projects in which the artistic influence and inspiration are clear. Finalist designers will have to present the product or a full-scale prototype or a scale model of their project based on the set-up choices by the organization.

*The material necessary for the realization of the finalist works at the Arsenale Nord of Venice is the responsibility of the artists.

The submitted works will be evaluated by the international jury who will select the finalist artists that will exhibit at the Arsenale of Venice. The ranking of the winners will be decreed by the sum of the preferences of: Jury, Advisory Council, Ambassadors, Press, Social Media, Partners, Members of MoCA.

Mohamed Benhadj
North Africa and Spain – Curator and Founder of AlTiba9

Raphael Chikukwa
Zimbabwe – Executive Director of the National Gallery of Zimbabwe

Giulia Colletti
Italy – Public Programs and Digital Sphere’s curator at Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Turin

Paul di Felice
Luxembourg – Art Curator, Critic and Art Historian

Chloé Hodge
United Kingdom – Project Manager at the Tate Britain, curator and producer

Dick Spierenburg
Netherlands  – Creative Director of IMM Cologne – The international furniture and interiors fair

Xiaoyu Weng
New York and Toronto, Curator and Head of Modern and Contemporary Art, Art Gallery of Ontario


1 cash prize of 10.000 €*

*By law, on all the money prizes a withholding of 25% will be required.

Free publication on the web portal

Each artist has free online visibility on the international portal Arte Laguna World, digital platform for the promotion, enhancement and sale of contemporary art works. In the portal, the artist will add the most appropriate tags for optimization for indexing purposes.


The finalist artists selected by the international jury will participate in the major collective exhibition which will take place in Venice, at the Arsenale Nord, from March 11 to April 16, 2023.

All the submitted works remain property of the artists. After the closing of the exhibition, the works exhibited in Venice can be curated by the Cultural Association MoCA which will take care of the exclusive promotion and sale. 


The Special Prizes are made in collaboration with high-level international partners who will each choose a winner to offer new career opportunities and visibility to the participating artists. The Special Prizes include collaborations with art galleries, art residencies, collaboration with companies, Emerging Artist Award and participation in art festivals.

Participation in the Special Prizes is free of charge for the artists who are correctly applied to Arte Laguna Prize 17.

• Art Galleries

Galleries will select an artist for a solo exhibition.

Cris Contini Contemporary, London, United Kingdom

Personal exhibition for 1 finalist artist.

• Art Residencies

Art Residency programs in Italy and abroad that provide artists with a space and time to live the experience of a new culture, create new works and participate in new activities in a multicultural environment.

Each artist can compete in all the residencies by filling out, where required, the dedicated form available in the reserved area of each candidate.

BigCi, Bilpin, Australia

4 weeks residency.
Included: accommodation, shared living facilities (bathroom, kitchen, internet, electricity, water), projection and video room, 8 acres of land for various activities, guided trekking in the Blue Mountains, Open Day Exhibition at the end of the residency, possibility to hold an art talk, make a performance, workshop or similar events, representation on the website and social of BigCi.
The residency aims to help artists’ professional development and facilitating their projects.

Espronceda, Barcelona, Spain

Art Residency of 4 weeks + final exhibition.
The residency includes: accommodation, curatorial assistance, studio, support for materials, final exhibition or another public activity, involvement in the activities realized by the art centre.

Farm Cultural Park, Favara (Agrigento), Italy

Art residency of 10 days + final exhibition.
The residency includes: accommodation, studio, curatorial assistance on site, logistics support.  

Fabrica, Treviso Italy

Art residency of maximum 6 months.
The Prize is aimed at artists and creatives under 25 working in photography, design, digital graphics, virtual art, video art.
The residency includes: shared accommodation in the city of Treviso, Benetton company canteen from Monday to Friday, work space inside the rooms created by the architect Tadao Ando, use of all the facilities (library, video/music room, technical equipment included), free participation in events and workshops organized at Fabrica. The residency aims at experimenting with contemporary communication through the constant contamination between different disciplines.

Fonderia Artistica Versiliese, Pietrasanta – Lucca (Italy)

Art residency of 15 days.
The Prize is aimed at artists under 35. The residency includes: accommodation, workspace, assistance with model and mold making, bronze casting, finishing and coating. The work must be within the relative measures of 30x40x40 cm.
The work created will remain the property of the artist.

• Sustainability and Art

Creative projects to support sustainability and the Reuse Reduce Recycle strategies. To participate, it is required to fill in a form with a dedicated project.

ARS (Art Reuse Sustainability)

Prize of 3,000 Euro for the winning work or project.
Submission of works, products and art projects which enhance the RRR strategies (Reuse, Recycle, Reduce) and their positive impact on nature and on the lives of citizens. In particular it’s requested the sending of works or projects that involve the use of cork. The prize is realized with the support of Contarina spa and in collaboration with Ca’ Foscari Sostenibile of Ca’ Foscari University of Venice. 

• Business for Art

Collaborations with companies meant to connect creativity with the production sector.

To participate, it is required to fill in the dedicated form available in the reserved area of each candidate.

Roberto Cipresso Special Prize, Siena, Italy

Prize of 5000 € for the winning proposal + residence at the guesthouse of Roberto Cipresso’s Winery for the realization of the work. Construction costs are borne by the company.
Participation requires the presentation of site-specific works to be installed in the square of the cellar. The proposals presented must be visible from the street, they must enhance the company’s attention to the art and art of making wine, the environment, ethics and must represent the intuition behind Roberto Cipresso’s research: The Squaring of Circle (mathematics shows that the area of a square can never be equal to that of a circle because of the Pi that is an irrational number, but philosophy has always sought another possible reading of everything. A great wine cannot be made with the only “mathematics”, it takes an interpretation, a philosophy, a momentum, a little madness).

In addition to the winning proposal, it will be taken into account further works to be installed in the hill where the Casale stands or in the internal spaces of the Cellar. Preference will be given to proposals that provide the reuse of recycled materials such as woods, stones, stones, logs and what can be found in nature. The only foreign element may be rusty iron. In a certain sense the idea is that instead of hiding the stones that emerge from the processing of the vineyard they find a new life thanks to art. The artwork realized during the residency will remain the property of the Winery.

PLANIUM, metal-morphosis collection, Milan Italy

Prize of 3000€ for the creation of the winning artwork or project.
Participation requires the presentation of a design work, in particular a lamp or a luminous decoration, a table or a support base, which envisage the use and enhancement of the metal surfaces of PLANIUM srl. The projects presented must include the use of metals as a fundamental aesthetic material (structurally different materials may also be envisaged) with the intent to create a new product aimed at spreading the principles of using metal in a creative and eco-sustainable way.

Generali, Venice Italy

Prize of 2000€  for the winning work.
Presentation of artistic proposals, videos and photos, which create a link between the theme of water, sustainability and the vision towards the future. Art as a valid starting point to protect emotions, suggest new visions of a sustainable future, of safeguarding our land and its resources with the protection of an important resource such as water at the center. Art that can also suggest a vision of the future capable of stimulating deep reflections in individuals. Water is one of the various assets to be safeguarded because Generali has always been linked to the city of Venice, the aquatic city par excellence with an important link with this vital element. The award is part of Generali Valore Cultura, which is Generali Italia’s multi-year programme to support art and culture by making them accessible to an ever wider public and enhancing the community and territories, with initiatives spread across all Italian regions.
The winning work will be selected on the basis of the originality and communicative effectiveness of the themes described here. The winner will assign to the Company all rights of industrial property, intellectual property and exploitation of image, without prejudice to the recognition of the moral right of the author.

VENPA S.p.A., Venice, Italy | The art of rental between heaven and earth

Prize of 4000€ net for the winning proposal.
Participation requires the presentation of 4 tables / images / mockups that reinterpret the connection between the VENPA rental vehicles and the sky-earth binomial (for details on the concept click here >). The 4 tables proposed will then to be completed by 8 others to obtain a total of 12 images that will be used by Venpa to create an artistic calendar (ed. 2024) to be donated to its customers and collaborators. The realization of these further tables must take place by July 2023.
It’s possible to apply photographs, drawings, paintings, graphics. Any technique of drawing and depiction is allowed.
It will be chosen the proposal that best manages to express the values of VENPA with originality, intensity, and communicative effectiveness. The winner assigns to the Company the rights of industrial property, intellectual property, and exploitation of image, without prejudice to the recognition of moral rights.

Informatic All, Treviso, Italy

Prize of 3000€ net for the winning proposal.
Participation requires the presentation of images, digital files, videos, NFT, which communicates the importance of digital transformation in companies. The winning image will be used for the brand’s communication actions. The winner will assign to the Company all rights of industrial property, intellectual property and exploitation of image, without prejudice to the recognition of the moral right of the author.

• Festivals and Exhibitions

International collaborations with festivals and organizations to create a network where artists, visibility, and new projects meet.

Art Nova 100, Beijing, China

Exhibition of the 10 finalist videos. The collective exhibition will be organized as one of the activities carried out by the platform for the promotion of international artists in China. 

BJCEM – Mediterranea 20 -Young Artists Biennale

Participation in the Mediterranean Biennale 2024.
BJCEM will select an Under 35 artist to take part in one of the exhibitions organized in the Mediterranean Biennale 2024. The exhibition will last for at least a month. Logistic and curatorial support are included. it is required the filling of the dedicated form in the personal area of each contestant.

• Emerging Artist Award

Grant of 3000 euro net for the winning artworks. Three under 35 artists will receive an award of 1000 euros each (painting, sculpture, photography, video art and short films, art design). The 3 award winning artists will be chosen by the jury of Arte Laguna Prize 17.


To apply to the competition it’s necessary to login to web portal, create the reserved area, fill in the profile and pay the entry fee.

The works to submit can be uploaded also later, until the final applications’ deadline on October 31, 2022.

Application >

From the reserved area, artists can:

  • submit the works for Arte Laguna Prize 17
  • publish and sell works on Arte Laguna World

On the welcome page, artists must check the summary of their works.


  • 80 + 22% vat (97,60 €) for artists under 35 (an identity document is required)
  • 100 + 22% vat (122 €) for artists over 35

The fee allows to submit 5 works also in different sections. Each additional work, following the 5th, costs 20 € + 22% vat (24,40 €).

Artists must keep a copy of the payment. The entry fee is not refundable.

The payment of the entry fee can be made:

  • On-lineAutomatic connection from the reserved area. It includes also payments with: virtual pos, alypay and wechat.
  • PaypalAutomatic connection from the reserved area. The use of PayPal involves an additional transaction cost of 5€.
  • Bank transferBANCA POPOLARE DELL’EMILIA ROMAGNA – FIL.61800 Mogliano Veneto
    IBAN: IT77A0538761800000002950941 – BIC / BC NR / SWIFT: BPMOIT22XXX – addressed to Arte Laguna srl, with the reason “Application Prize 22.23 – name, surname and telephone number of the artist”.
    We do not accept any transfer fee charges, on penalty of the cancellation of your registration.

We do not accept cheques.


The jurors will evaluate the works by taking into consideration the international contemporary art features and according to qualitative criteria as well as research and technical abilities. The jury can evaluate all the submitted material.

The selections results will be announced online on the website

The proclamation of the winners will take place during the opening of the finalist artists exhibition at the Arsenale Nord of Venice. The set-up and the organization of the exhibition will be done by Arte Laguna srl and the Italian Cultural association MoCA. Transportation (round trip) and possible artworks insurance costs will be at the expense of each artist.

The decisions of the Awarding Juries are irrevocable and unquestionable.


Arte Laguna srl and the Cultural Association MoCA, while guaranteeing the greatest care and custody of the works, will not be liable for any thefts, fires or any damages to the artworks or people that could occur during all the stages of the event. Any insurance request is the responsibility of the artists.

The awarded artists have the right to renounce to the prizes, but without asking for any kind of compensation, in this case the prize will be re-assigned according to the ranking made by the jury. Each artist has the rights to the images and to the submitted works but gives to Arte Laguna srl and the Cultural Association MoCA, without any compensation, the rights of reproduction, exhibition, publication, translation and communication to the public, in any manner and without exception, for their works and for the texts participating in the selection. Each artist consents to the free publication of the images and texts in the online platform Arte Laguna World; however, artists can access the platform at any time and cancel their profile. Arte Laguna srl and the Cultural Association MoCA, while fully respecting the moral rights of the author, will exercise these rights for all institutional activities of communication concerning the competition. Each candidate gives to the Cultural Association MoCA, as well as to its direct representatives, the authorization to the treatment of personal data according to the privacy law and the European Regulation (GDPR 2016/679) and also for data entry into data banks managed by the subjects mentioned above and by third parties who pursue the same purposes.


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2022 Angels Show Call to Artists

12 x 24 Acrylic on Canvas by Christina Munyon from the 2020 Angels Show

The holidays will be here soon, and this Angels Show 2022 Call to Artists announces that it’s time to start creating your angel art for this year’s show. Your angel art doesn’t have to be traditional or religious, though these are welcome, too. But what we love to see most are interpretations of angels that make people think as much as they appreciate their beauty. Show us your artistic interpretations of angels!

Art Presence Art Center hosts the Southern Oregon Artists Resource Angels Show as their December Guest Exhibit alongside their annual holiday show. If you are new to the Angels Show, you can learn more about it here:

The Angels Show is juried, with a limit of 2 entries per artist and maximum size of 48″ in any direction. All angels must be your own original artwork—no giclées, please! All angel art must be for sale. 2D pieces must be wired and ready to hang and 3D pieces with a display base. Paintings can be gallery wrapped or professionally framed. Include a summary of the pieces you wish to submit with the title, dimensions, medium, an image (in-progress images for early entries are fine), and price. Images of completed works may be used to promote the show; permission to use images of your artwork is presumed when you enter your art. Angels must remain on display until the exhibition ends.

Friday, November 25–Sunday, November 27: Drop off angel art at the gallery during open hours (12–5 pm Friday–Sunday). Artists will be notified of the status of their art’s acceptance by December 1. Thursday, December 1: We hang the Angels Show.
Friday, December 2: Show opens at noon and continues on display until Sunday, January 1.

Saturday, December 3: Angels reception from 1–3 pm.
Friday, December 2–Sunday, December 4: Pick up works not accepted during the gallery’s open hours. Monday, January 2: Pick up any angels that have not sold.

Art Presence does not charge a fee for participating but will realize 35% of all sales.

While we handle your angels with utmost care, Art Presence is not responsible for theft, loss, or damage to artwork.

Marketing: The gallery will film a virtual tour of the show. We will post the video on the Art Presence and Southern Oregon Artists Resource websites, YouTube channels, and social networks. You are welcome to share it from those sources to your own social networks and blogs. Help us sell your work! Promote the show and your entries on social networks and email newsletters.


Thank you for answering our Angels Show 2022 Call to Artists. Please download and print the Call to Artists document below. As you complete your angel art works, please send photos of them for us to use when promoting the show. We will make sure that all art used for promotion includes the artist’s name. Keep the top part of the document as a reminder of important dates and bring the form at the bottom when you bring your angel art to the gallery for jurying. On the back or on another sheet, please include a disposition summary listing the details (title, artist name, dimensions, medium, and price) of the art you are submitting and bring that, too. You can contact Anne Brooke with your questions.