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March/ April Calls to Artists & Deadlines

The “EARTH” Without “ART” Is Just “EH”

 

March / April Calls to Artists & Deadlines

April 1, 2016 – THE ARTIST’S MAGAZINE ANNUAL ART COMPETITION

The Artist’s Magazine’s Annual Art Competition wants to honor your most outstanding work. If your art is deserving of being celebrated in the pages of The Artist’s Magazine, this competition is for you! $24,000 in cash prizes plus publication in The Artist’s Magazine. Entry Fee Details: http://bitly.com/23ABINJ

April 30, 2016 – CALL FOR ARTISTS: SEXTET 6 SHOWING 3

This call is for a group exhibition to be held at the Limner Gallery from June 23 – July 23, 2016. Six artists will be selected to exhibit, with each exhibiting a multiple of three works. This entry is open to all artists working in any media. There is a $36 entry fee for up to six artworks. Details: http://www.slowart.com/prospectus/sextet.htm OR [email protected]

March 25, 2016 – 3X3 INTERNATIONAL ILLUSTRATION CALL FOR ENTRIES NO. 

Time to enter the one true international illustration awards show. Open to all illustrators in all countries. Three shows: professional, student and picture book. A jury of international industry leaders. Published and Unpublished categories. International exposure of winners in print and online. Since 2003 we’ve produced award-winning juried annuals that art directors like to see. And use. Details: 212-591-2566 OR http://www.3x3mag.com/shows OR [email protected]

March 28, 2016 – CALL FOR ARTISTS FOR “BEATS AND BRUSHSTROKES” 

A key part of Emerging Leaders in the Arts Network (ELAN)’s Beats & Brushstrokes this year is a “Prints & Pots” show and sale featuring prints and ceramics by local artists. Artists can submit work by completing this online form at website below. 100% of artwork sales go back to artists. Details: http://bitly.com/1MoSWbq OR [email protected]

March 28, 2016 – PHOTOGRAPHIC CALL FOR ENTRY “OLD” 

old : aged, fossil, worn, veteran, rusty, senior, grizzled, mature, elderly, decrepit, venerable, versed, antique, geriatric, ancient, gray, tiredÉÉ Ann Jastrab, gallery director of RayKo Photo Center in San Francisco, will be the juror. Prizes and awards totaling $825. Entry fee. Details: 512-422-4080 OR http://asmithgallery.com/main-gallery-call-for-entry OR [email protected]

March 29, 2016 – THE 31ST CHELSEA INTERNATIONAL FINE ART COMPETITION

With a distinguished panel of jurors and more than $70,000 in valuable prizes this Competition is an event not to be missed. The competition is open to visual artists from around the world at any stage in their careers. Artists are invited to submit in any of the following mediums: painting, sculpture, photography, drawing, printing, mixed media, and print. Entry Fee: $45. Details: http://www.agora-gallery.com/competition OR [email protected]

March 29, 2016 – PHOTOGRAPHY (CLOSE UPS AND LANDSCAPES) SANTA MONICA GALLERY

Animal and human body part photography and landscape photography sought. Exhibit at Santa Monica art gallery. Best in show:$200 prize Details: http://bggallery.submittable.com/submit/46820

March 30, 2016 – RACC PUBLIC ART OPPORTUNITY: 136TH AVE RETAINING WALL MURALS

The Regional Arts & Culture Council in Portland, Oregon, invites artists living in Oregon and Washington to submit qualifications for related murals on two City-owned retaining walls on opposite sides of SE 136th & Mitchell in Portland’s Powellhurst Neighborhood. One artist/team will be selected for a project budget of approximately $30,000. Details: http://bitly.com/22oRIo7

March 30, 2016 – 2015 KENNEL CLUB DOG PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR

Dogs are more popular than ever. In the hearts and minds of people everywhere, they are true companions and make a real difference to our lives. Join the international community of photographers who share our passion for dogs. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/1lTaqQO

March 31, 2016 – INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ONLINE ART COMPETITION ALL LANDSCAPES

Contemporary Art Gallery Online announces their 4th Annual International “ALL Landscapes” Online Art Competition for the month of March 2016. 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 online at Contemporary Art Gallery Online during the month of March 2016. Details: 844-210-7722 OR http://tinyurl.com/ALL-Landscapes OR [email protected]

March 31, 2016 – OPEN CALL FOR SOLO EXHIBITION IN NYC PLUS $1,000 CASH AWARD

Dacia Gallery invites artists to submit artwork for an opportunity to have a Two-Week Solo Exhibition in May 2016, at Dacia Gallery. The selected artist for the Solo Exhibition will receive $1,000 CASH, from Dacia Gallery. Submit your art that we may discover your compelling work and present it to the public, gallery directors, curators and collectors. Details: 917-445-5243 OR http://www.daciagallery.com

March 31, 2016 – “SOCIAL JUSTICE: IT HAPPENS TO ONE, IT HAPPENS TO ALL”

Arts challenge the norm, imagine the potential and inspire social change. Gutfreund Cornett Art, a curatorial team creating “art as activism” exhibitions, seeks art in all media that speaks to race, disparities in global wealth, power, education, shelter, access to food, water and health services, immigration issues, criminal (in)justice, women’s rights, and the gender queer in the modern world. Details: http://bitly.com/1ZyMQaA OR [email protected]

March 31, 2016 – CALL FOR ARTISTS: FLORA OR FAUNA

Exhibit with Maryland Federation of Art is open for entry to original 2D artwork inspired by our world’s flora and/or fauna. Juror is Jack Rasmussen, Director and Curator of the American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center in DC. Entry fee. Details: 410-268-4566 OR http://www.mdfedart.com/portfolio/64 OR [email protected]

March 31, 2016 – CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS : POETRY CONTEST FISH PUBLISHING

This year’s judge, poet Dave Lordan, will be selecting the 10 poems to be published in the 2016 Fish Anthology. The anthology will be launched during the West Cork Literary Festival in July ’16. Fish Anthologies containing the winning poems from previous poetry competitions. Entry Fee. Details: http://bit.ly/1T3dJSG

April 1, 2016 – THE ARTIST’S MAGAZINE ANNUAL ART COMPETITION

The Artist’s Magazine’s Annual Art Competition wants to honor your most outstanding work. If your art is deserving of being celebrated in the pages of The Artist’s Magazine, this competition is for you! $24,000 in cash prizes plus publication in The Artist’s Magazine. Entry Fee Details: http://bitly.com/23ABINJ

April 1, 2016 – 59TH CHAUTAUQUA ANNUAL EXHIBITION OF CONTEMPORARY ART

Approximately 25 works from contemporary artists in all media, will be selected. The exhibition will be co-curated by Steven Harvey and Jennifer Samet of Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects in NYC. Mr. Harvey has worked as an art advisor, art dealer, curator and writer for over 25 years. Ms. Samet is an art historian and author of the column “Beer With a Painter” in Hyperallergic Weekend Edition. Details: 716-357-6317 OR http://bitly.com/20XVPqi OR [email protected]

April 10, 2016 – CALL TO COMEDY WRITERS

CALL to COMEDY WRITERS who have traditionally been excluded from writers’ rooms by unconscious or deliberate bias. Details: http://bitly.com/1Uegd2G OR [email protected]

April 11, 2016 – CALL TO PHOTOGRAPHERS : BLANK WALL GALLERY : CHANGES

Change is part of our everyday life. If we look around us everything is changing, improving or deteriorating. This subject has always been a challenge to the photographers around the world. Changes the man has caused, natural destructions, from the time passing by, in our lives or in the landscape around us. All these aspects of change are acceptable. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/1SEUYX5

April 15, 2016 – ART OF ENGRAVING 2016 & 2017 SCHOLARSHIP

Call for Applicants! American Numismatic Association course instructs artists on traditional methods of creating medals and coins. Six successful candidates receive full scholarships for two consecutive Seminars. 2016 Seminar: June 18-23 / 2017 Seminar: June (TBD). Underwritten by the Gilroy and Lillian P. Roberts Foundation in honor of Gilroy Roberts, 9th Chief Engraver of the US Mint. No application fee. Details: 719-482-9865 OR http://www.money.org OR [email protected]

April 15, 2016 – ARTIST GRANTS : BOGLIASCO FOUNDATION

The Bogliasco Foundation’s Study Center provides residential fellowships to gifted artists and scholars working on projects of any subject area in the following disciplines: Archaeology, Architecture/Landscape Architecture, Classics, Dance, Film/Video, History, Literature, Music, Philosophy, Theater, and the Visual Arts. Details: http://bitly.com/22oTm9l

April 17, 2016 – 6X6X2016 CALL FOR ENTRIES!

Rochester Contemporary Art Center’s international small art phenomenon returns for the 9th year! Help us build an exhibition of thousands of artworks made & donated by celebrities, international & local artists, students, youths, and YOU. Each artwork must be 6×6 square inches & signed only on the back. All entries will be exhibited. Artists may enter up to 4 artworks of any medium. No entry fee. Details: 585-461-2222 OR http://www.roco6x6.org OR [email protected]

April 18, 2016 – NEW JERSEY EMERGING ARTISTS SERIES CALL FOR ENTRIES

Open to any artist who is a full-time resident of New Jersey, who is 18 years of age or older, and has not previously held a one-person exhibition in this State. Artwork will be considered in all media, and must have been produced within the last five years. Selected artists will be chosen from digital images submitted on online via Submittable, Entry Fee $15 (per portfolio of 10 work s) Details: 732-747-2266 OR http://monmouthmuseum.submittable.com/submit OR [email protected]

April 22, 2016 – SF BAY AREA : PUBLIC CALL FOR ARTISTS

Design of Artistic Treatment for Glass Structures in Downtown Berkeley BART Plaza. The City of Berkeley, in collaboration with the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (BART), is issuing this Request for Qualifications (RFQ) to California based artists interested in designing artwork for long-term but potentially non-permanent placement on architectural features in the BART Plaza. Details: http://bitly.com/1UHkr1c

April 23, 2016 – LONDON PHOTO FESTIVAL : ABSTRACT/FINE ART COMPETITION

Can you challenge our perspective of photography? Can you define abstract or fine art photography? Barbara Kasten wrote that “Abstract photography challenges our popular view of photography as an objective image of reality by reasserting its constructed nature….”. The top 20 selected images will be exhibited on our website. Cash Prizes. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/1PJVBb8

April 29, 2016 – SILENCE AWARENESS EXISTENCE : THEME RESIDENCY IN FINLAND

Silence Awareness Existence is a special retreat residency program for artists and creative minds working around the theme. It provides a journey into existence through art, silence and solitude, right in the heart of Finnish winter. Details: http://bitly.com/21IqeWD

April 30, 2016 – CALL FOR ARTISTS: SEXTET 6 SHOWING 3

This call is for a group exhibition to be held at the Limner Gallery from June 23 – July 23, 2016. Six artists will be selected to exhibit, with each exhibiting a multiple of three works. This entry is open to all artists working in any media. There is a $36 entry fee for up to six artworks. Details: http://www.slowart.com/prospectus/sextet.htm OR [email protected]

April 30, 2016 – CALLING ARTISTS : NEW AMERICAN PAINTINGS MIDWEST COMPETITION

Deadline Extended : We sponsor six juried competitions per year. The forty winners of each competition receive a four-page, full-color spread in New American Paintings.Five of the annual competitions focus on geographic regions (Northeast, South, Midwest, West and Pacific Coast), and the sixth is only open to current Masters of Fine Arts candidates who are attending schools based in the United States. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/20EIuji OR [email protected]

May 9, 2016 – CDS DOROTHEA LANGE-PAUL TAYLOR PRIZE

$10,000 award from the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University supports documentary artists, working alone or in teams, who are involved in extended, on-going fieldwork projects that rely on and exploit the interplay of words and images. Submissions accepted February to May 2016. Entry fee. Details: http://documentarystudies.duke.edu/awards

June 4, 2016 – $10,000 IN CASH PRIZES • DAVE BOWN PROJECTS •

Jurors: Kathleen Goncharov, Curator of Contemporary Art, Boca Raton Museum of Art; Irene Hofmann, Director and Chief Curator, SITE Santa Fe; Al Miner, Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. We 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 as submissions are received. Details: 917-365-5265 OR http://davebownprojects.com OR [email protected]

August 1, 2016 – NEW JERSEY EQUINE ARTISTS’ ASSOCIATION NATIONAL JURIED SHOW

For any horse-loving artist inspired to draw, paint, photograph or sculpt these lovely animals. Depictions of equines in any setting; representations of all breeds/disciplines encouraged. Open to artists 18 years of age or older. Entry fee. Details: 908-284-9751 OR [email protected]

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