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January 9, 2012 EMBRACING OUR DIFFERENCES Seeking submissions for its
9th annual outdoor art exhibit celebrating diversity to be displayed
April & May 2012. National and international submissions are
encouraged. 39 artists will be selected for the exhibit. A total of
$3,000.00 in awards will be presented. There is no submission fee nor
limit on the number of entries. Submission forms and more information
concerning past winning submissions are available on the web
site. Details/questions OR
[email protected]

Perspective Gallery near Chicago invites artists to submit up to five
photos. Juror: Catherine Edelman, Director, Catherine Edelman Gallery,
Chicago. Juror’s award is a featured exhibition at Perspective Gallery
in 2012 and $200 stipend. Entry fee. Prospectus/submissions: OR

January 16, 2012 ARTIST RESIDENCIES IN OHIO Blue Sky Project is a
summer experience that empowers professional artists and Dayton-area
teens to collaborate and build community through the creation of
ambitious works of contemporary art and performance. As one of five
Blue Sky Project Artists-In-Residence, you will cross-pollinate with
other practicing artists, collaborate with teens, expand your ideas
and add artistic breadth and depth to the Dayton community. No entry
fee. Details:

is proud to announce our brand new project: The Limited Edition
Vol. 1! The Limited Edition is a collaborative series of art books
created by 5,000 artists from across the globe. Anyone b- from
anywhere in the world – can participate in the project. Sign up to
receive a blank sketchbook in the mail, then fill it up and send it
back. Your work will be cataloged in the Brooklyn Art Library in NYC
and published in the Limited Edition art book series. Entry
fee. Details:

PROGRAM Self-directed artists’ residencies will be offered from May
through November 2012. Most sessions are 4-weeks in duration and are
offered to those working in the Visual Arts, Music Composition,
Creative Writing, Moving Image and Landscape/Garden Design. Four $750
grants will be awarded in 2012 to international artists to defray
travel costs. Housing, studios, and meals provided. Application fee of
$30 – no other costs. Details: 860-873-2468 OR OR [email protected]

addition to scholarships and hosting the largest online museum
dedicated to traditional painting, we hold one of the most prestigious
competitions for living artists who paint in the realist
tradition. This year we are offering $50,000 in cash awards including
$10,000 for Best in Show. Participants can compete in 6 categories:
Figurative, Landscape, Animals, Still life, Sculpture, and
Drawing. This year we are also introducing five new awards designed to
encourage creativity and ambition in the arts: Most Creative, Best
Social Commentary, Best Portrait, Most Ambitious Work, and Best Trompe
L’oeil. Prospectus:

February 1, 2012 PROJEKT30s MARCH 2012 EXHIBITION Seeking submissions
for our next publicly juried show. “Publicly juried” means all work is
presented online prior to the exhibition, and site visitors select the
final 30. All participants receive exposure. Invitations will be sent
to our extensive mailing list of galleries, collectors, etc. and
visitors have the option of contacting artists, both during the jury
and after the winners are selected. Since 2003 we have conducted over
120 juried exhibitions. Entry fee. Details:

February 2, 2012 7th CALL FOR SEX THEMED ART Seeking submissions for
its seventh annual sex themed exhibition which will showcase fine
artists who comment upon gender and sex in our society. We are
accepting work ranging from the personal, to the political, to the
near-pornographic. It will be publicly juried: artwork submitted will
be presented prior to the exhibition, and site visitors select the
final 30 winners. All participants receive exposure. Invitations will
be sent to our extensive mailing list of galleries, collectors, etc
and viewers have the option of contacting artists, both during the
jury and after the winners are selected. “The Sex Issue” will open
Valentine’s Day, Feb. 14, 2012. Entry fee. To learn more:

February 3, 2012 14th NATIONAL JURIED ART EXHIBITION Over $7500 in
cash awards for 2 and 3-dimensional Fine Art and Photography completed
within the past 2 years. Entry fee. For prospectus (or web) send SASE
to: Baker Arts Center, 624 N Pershing, Liberal KS 67901 OR
620-624-2810 OR OR
[email protected]

February 29, 2012 CALL FOR NATURE THEMED ART ARTE NATURA is a thematic
exhibition based on art inspired from the natural world. Open to all
interpretations of landscape, fruits, vegetables, flowers and fauna
and to human figuration as part of the natrual environment. The
exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery, June 2 – 30, 2012. Open
to all artists. National magazine publication awards. Entry fee. For
prospectus send SASE to (or On-line entry form or email): SlowArt
Productions, 123 Warren Street, Hudson NY 12534 OR OR [email protected]

International Competition for $26,000 in publication awards in Volume
19 of Direct Art Magazine, Fall/Winter 2012 issue. The twenty two
awards include the covers of magazine, feature articles and full page
displays. The competition is open to all artists working in any
media. Print prospectus and entry information: OR [email protected]

The following items are randomly selected (once a month) from the
hundreds of announcements that PAID/PREMIUM subscribers have access to
every day!

Jan 03, 2012 CALL FOR PUBLIC ART PROPOSALS The New Albany Public Art
Project: Bicentennial Series is a multi-year outdoor exhibition of
temporary art installations that interpret New Albany’s Bicentennial
Commemoration. Details:

Jan 04, 2012 MOVIE POSTER DESIGN CONTEST Amazon Studios, the creative
home for filmmakers, writers and all movie enthusiasts, is inviting
artists to design a poster for one of 17 award-winning film projects
in development. Artists should read the story premises in ‘About the
Projects’ below and choose a script that they’re most excited
about. The winner will be selected by Amazon Studios and two guest
judges: Arthur Cohen, former President of Worldwide Marketing for
Paramount Pictures and Sanjay Sood, Associate Professor of Marketing
at the UCLA Anderson School of Management. $1,000 prize. Details:

Jan 04, 2012 SONY WORLD PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS 2012 Are you an amateur
photographer and a keen photography enthusiast, with an eye for
capturing that perfect moment? If so, then this is the competition for
you! The Open Competition offers 10 diverse categories for you to
enter, ranging from Action to Travel. As a WPO Member, you can enter
up to 3 photographs for free, submitted into one category or spread
across multiple categories. Winner will receive up to $25,000 and
other awards. No entry fee. Details:

Jan 06, 2012 NATIONAL JURIED CRAFTS EXHIBITION This juried exhibition
is open to US citizens age 18 and up. All work must be original,
completely finished and ready to install. Eligible media includes
ceramics, glass, metal, fiber/textiles, beadwork, wood, handmade
paper, mixed media. Entry fee. Contact/details: Crafts National,
Mulvane Art Museum, 1700 SW College Avenue, Topeka KS 66621 OR OR [email protected]

Viridian Artists 2nd Annual International Juried Photography
Competition. Juror: Jennifer Blessing, Curator of Photography Solomon
R. Guggenheim Museum. Cash Prizes, Group Exhibition Mar 13 – Mar 31,
2012. $40 for 3jpgs, $5 each additional. Details: Viridian Artists
Inc, 548 West 28th St #632, New York NY 10001 OR

seeks submissions from contemporary artists working in photography,
video, fiber/ textile based art, installation art, performance and
fashion design, to exhibit at our upcoming festival, April 24 – 28,
2012. Submitted proposals should explore the notion of clothing, the
body, fashion and the 2012 thematic focus ‘fashionSCAPES’. Details:

Jan 10, 2012 ONE-SECOND FILM FESTIVAL You can submit up to 10
one-second videos for each of the three qualification rounds. The 20
that receive most votes in each round will be short-listed for the
final 60 seconds. Wim Wenders will pick a winner from the 60
finalists. Montblanc and Wim Wenders will award the maker of the best
one-second video with a trip to Berlin during the 2012 Berlinale, and
with a Montblanc Nicolas Rieussec chronograph. Details:

Jan 11, 2012 35th ANNUAL ART ON PAPER 2D/3D original work created on
or of paper. Juror: Susan Badder adjunct professor Maryland Institute
College of Art and former Senior Curator the Corcoran Gallery of
Art. Cash awards $1000. March 23-April 22, 2012. USA and Canadian
residence. Entry fee. Contact/details: Maryland Federation of Art’s
Circle Gallery, 18 State Circle, Annapolis MD OR OR [email protected]

Jan 14, 2012 COLORADO PRIZE FOR POETRY $2,000 honorarium and book
publication. Submit book-length collection of poems. Final judge is
Elizabeth Willis. $25 entry fee includes subscription to Colorado
Review. Complete guidelines: Colorado Prize for Poetry, Center for
Literary Publishing, 9105 Campus Delivery, Colorado State University,
Fort Collins CO 80523-9105 OR

Jan 15, 2012 UNCONFERENCE CALL FOR PAPERS/ART The first annual ACTLab
Conference Culture, Art, and Techne in the 22nd Century (CAT22) will
be held April 12-14, 2012 in Austin, Texas. We invite proposals for
papers, roundtable discussions, workshops, dialogues, performances,
actions, print-making/poster sessions, storytelling, digital media,
maker events, un-conference open format, or things that fit all or
none of those categories. The conference will be organized as
presentations in the traditional ACTLab “end of semester” style, but
any style suitable to the presenter’s work is acceptable. We encourage
artists, theorists, geeks, tinkerers, practitioners, academics,
curious bystanders, ACTLabbies, former ACTLabbies, friends, family,
acquaintances, and anyone interested in collisions of art, technology,
and culture or the ACTLab educational style. Details/questions:
OR [email protected]

Jan 16, 2012 CALL FOR CATS & DOGS THEMED ART In celebration of the
month of February’s Valentines Day and Spay Day, the art exhibit will
be devoted to our feline and canine best friends! Artists are asked to
create and submit work inspired by appreciation of cats and/or
dogs. All art mediums considered. All sizes considered. Exhibit held
in our Main Gallery, Studio 212. Juried by The Shoe Factory Art
Co-op. Details:

submissions for its Winter 2012 issue. TSR facilitates sustainability
dialogue through four sections: art, opinion, features, and
research. We are an online journal edited and published by graduate
students at Arizona State University and hosted by the university’s
School of Sustainability. Our publication welcomes short pieces that
integrate environment, society, and economy to explore a better way
forward for humankind. Guidelines:

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