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New Artist Opportunities from the Art Deadlines List

October 1, 2014 CALL FOR ENTRIES: THE ARTIST'S MAGAZINE OVER 60
COMPETITION We're looking for artists age 60+ working in two
dimensions in all traditional art media. Submit your work and you
could see it featured in The Artist's Magazine! 10 winners will be
prominently featured in the magazine and will receive $250 each in
cash prizes. Entry fee. Details: 715-445-4612 OR
http://bit.ly/TAMOver60ADL OR [email protected]

December 6, 2014 $10,000 IN CASH PRIZES : 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]

September 30, 2014 $15,000 GRAND PRIZE PLUS COVER OF NATIONAL ART
MAGAZINE Win up to $21,000 in cash prizes and the COVER of PleinAir
magazine. Plein Air Salon is judged by Museum and Gallery
Professionals. Entry fee. Details: http://tinyurl.com/oamn4rs

September 15, 2014 CALL FOR NEW ENGLAND AFRICAN-AMERICAN ARTISTS
Riverside Gallery is seeking work of high artistic merit, by New
England artists of African descent, for a juried show of contemporary
art. The Black community is the historical constituency of the
Cambridge Community Center, home of the Riverside Gallery. Artists are
encouraged to submit work. The show will run October 1, 2014 through
January 18, 2015. No fee to apply, $15 fee to
participate. Prospectus/application: [email protected]

September 15, 2014 "GO FIGURE" A JURIED SHOW Judge Sean Ulmer,
Director of the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art. Welcome are entries that
explore issues of the human body. From classic nudes, contemporary
interpretations, portraits,(yes, selfies too) to full figure, and
naturalistic abstraction. The figure remains a vital subject of
exploration and conversation about how and why we present the body as
a subject for art. October 7, 2014, deadline. Entry fee. Details:
319-431-2669 OR blackearthgallery.com OR [email protected]

September 15, 2014 ARTIST RESIDENCY IN GEORGIA Several Distinguished
Fellowships available. Apply now for the 2015 Spring Session (Feb -
April). Open to visual artists, writers, musicians, ceramicists, etc -
creative thinkers of all kinds. Located on 600 acres in the North
Georgia Mountains, each artist has a private studio & living space,
with communal meals provided four nights a week. No references
required. Application fee. Details:
http://www.hambidge.org/application.html OR [email protected]

September 15, 2014 CALL FOR WORKS ON PAPER South Shore Art Center in
Cohasset, MA, invites entries of original work that offer distinctive,
imaginative imagery using paper. Show dates October 24 - December 21,
2014. Opening Reception October 24 6-8pm Juried by Al Miner, Assistant
Curator of Contemporary Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. $1200
in prizes - all work must be for sale. Entry fee. Details:
781-383-2787 OR https://client.smarterentry.com/SSAC

September 15, 2014 GRANTS FOR VISUAL ARTISTS The Franz and Virginia
Bader Fund invites applications from visual artists aged 40 years and
up, who live within 150 miles of Washington, DC. (Delaware, Maryland,
and much of Pennsylvania and Virginia fall into that radius.) Minimum
award is $15,000. In 2013, the Fund made four awards totaling
$65,000. No application fee. Details: 202-288-4608 OR
http://www.baderfund.org OR [email protected]

September 16, 2014 EUROPEANS UNDER 30 ART CONTEST Students, artists
and young professionals born in EU member countries and in CEI member
states are asked to create an original, unpublished and low budget
theatrical action, organically connected to the themes and issues of
contemporary visual arts, taking into account the opportunities
offered by the new media. The applying theatrical action must be able
fit in an ideal 4mx4mx4m size box and last no longer than 16
minutes. No entry fee. Details:
http://www.triestecontemporanea.it/index.php OR
[email protected]

September 17, 2014 PHOTOGRAPHY PORTFOLIO SHOWCASE: FARMERS, FARMS,
RURAL LIFE In each 2014 exhibition, the gallery features portfolios of
2 photographers through call for work. Theme is directly related to
scheduled show. Portfolios of up to 12 images are shown as prints (up
to 22 X 43;) displayed on a stand and continuous slide show of the 2
portfolios. Gallery promotes portfolio showcase exhibitors through
website, PR, banner and more. Entry Fee. Details: 518-697-0266 OR
http://davisortongallery.com/portfolio-submissions

September 18, 2014 SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA ARTISTS GRANTS Round 8 of
Southern Exposure's Alternative Exposure Grant Program, a re-granting
initiative supporting the independent and self-organized work of
artists and small groups in the San Francisco Bay Area, has opened. We
will award grants of up to $5,000. Entry fee. Details: 415-863-2141 OR
https://www.soex.org/alternative-exposure OR
[email protected]

September 19, 2014 OPEN CALL FOR FIBER ART The Garfield Park Art
Center invites artists from all over the nation working in fibers and
textiles to submit work, as well as those creating work that mimics
textiles and fabric techniques such as weaving. All forms of art will
be considered. Submissions must be accompanied by a story no longer
than 750 words. Story will be exhibited with the artwork. Entry
fee. Details: 317-327-7077 OR http://gpacarts.org

September 21, 2014 CALL FOR ENTRIES: THE "F" WORD FEMINISM NOW
November 26-December 20 2014. Submit through the prospectus $40/3
images, $10 each additional image, no limit. All media considered. ARC
hopes to uncover other ways feminism has been, or will be, made
visible particularly in regard to the contemporary art scene. Entry
fee. Details: 773-252-2232 OR
https://arcgallery.wufoo.com/forms/the-afa-word-feminism-now OR
[email protected]

September 25, 2014 CALL FOR BOSTON AREA ARTISTS ONLY Kingston Gallery,
an artist-run gallery in Boston's South End, is accepting applications
for 2 new artist members. We showcase a diverse range of contemporary
art in a mutually supportive environment that encourages
experimentation and growth. Dues-paying members receive a solo show
every 2-3 years in the Main gallery and a solo show in the Members'
gallery in alternate years. No application fee. Details: 617-423-4113
OR http://www.kingstongallery.com OR [email protected]

September 27, 2014 NATIONAL JURIED PRINTMAKING EXHIBITION PRINTWORK
2014, at Artists Image Resource. Juror: Bill Fick. Email and regular
mail submissions. Questions or to have prospectus emailed directly to
you contact: Joseph Lupo West Virginia University. Entry fee. Details:
304-293-2703 OR http://www.artistsimageresource.org/printwork-2014 OR
[email protected]

September 30, 2014 INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ABSTRACT ART CAGO announces
a call to all artists, nationally and internationally, using all forms
of mediums, to join this month's exhibition and competition; theme
ABSTRACTS. Take reality and remove it from your art! Show us your
shapes, colors, geometrics, lines, and your personal creativity. There
are no rules here. Except the work must be yours and for sale. Entry
fee. Details: 305-509-1788 OR
http://www.contemporaryartgalleryonline.com/category_s/1912.htm OR
[email protected]

September 30, 2014 REACTION: GALLERY ROUTE ONE JURIED SHOW January 9,
2015- February 1, 2015. All Northern California artists, no video,
crafts or jewelry. $250 Best of Show, 3 non cash awards of
merit. Juror: John Seed, Professor of art and art history at Mt San
Jacinto College in Southern California, also blogs about visual
artists for the Huffington Post. Deadline November 28, 2014. Entry
fee. Details: http://galleryrouteone.org OR
[email protected]

September 30, 2014 THE GATEWAY TO SEDONA ARTIST COMPETITION Painting
competition, artist promotion and fundraiser open to all painters over
18 working in traditional media (oils, acrylics, pastels, and
watercolors or mixed media 2-D creation). Dedicated page for each
painting with website link; artists selected each week for publicity
promotion in online news or promoted posts in social media. Over
$10,000 in awards - grand prize $5,000. Entry fee. Details:
928-554-2842 OR http://www.PaintingContest.org OR
[email protected]

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October 1, 2014 NEXT: NEW PHOTOGRAPHIC VISIONS Next is an open call
for contemporary photo based works, & will be juried by Elizabeth
Avedon, independent curator & writer. The curator is looking to see
exceptional photography with a unique perspective & a cohesive
look. We encourage entrants to challenge themselves to excite our
juror, who has her finger on the pulse of contemporary photography!
Entry fee. Details: 828-255-1188 OR http://tinyurl.com/mmodcgt OR
[email protected]

October 1, 2014 34+ FELLOWSHIPS AVAILABLE FROM VERMONT STUDIO CENTER
The Vermont Studio Center is excited to announce 34+ fellowships for
artists & writers available at our our 10/1/14 deadline, including the
Rona Jaffe Foundation Fellowship for emerging women writers and 25
merit-based VSC Fellowships open to ALL! Application fee. Details:
802-635-2727 OR www.vermontstudiocenter.org/fellowships 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 OR http://ucrossfoundation.org OR
rsalvat[email protected]

October 1, 2014 VISUAL ARTISTS RESIDENCY IN ODISHA INDIA Join
D.I.S.C. the Art residency and experience an intercultural dialogues
and collaborations between the international artists and indigenous
traditional artists of Odisha, India. No application fee. Details:
http://disctheart.com OR [email protected]

October 5, 2014 CALL FOR ENTRIES fotofoto gallery of Huntington, NY
"10th National Photography Competition". Open to U.S. residents 18
years or older. Any photographic medium including digital and
alternative processes will be accepted. $1,000 in cash prizes. Entry
fee. Details: 631-549-0448 OR http://www.fotofotogallery.org

October 7, 2014 8th ANNUAL Beyond the Book JURIED EXHIBITION This call
for artist's books and book-related art will be happening once again
in October. Entries will be accepted at the Faneuil Library in Oak
Square, Brighton on Fri. Oct. 3rd, 9 am. till 5 pm., Sat. October 4th
9 am. till 2 pm., and Tues. October 7th, noon till 8 pm. Opening
Saturday, October 18th, 2014! Reception from 11 am till 1 pm. at the
Faneuil Branch Boston Public Library, Oak Square, Brighton. Entry
fee. Details: [email protected]

October 14, 2014 INTERNATIONAL ONLINE ART COMPETITION: ART TOPPLING
TOBACCO Topple tobacco through your expression in art. $5000 in prize
money to be shared in adult section and $850 in Kids Section. 2014
last of the series of Art Toppling Tobacco then onwards to The Grand
Final on World No Tobacco Day 2015 when prize money is $20,000. No
entry fee. Details:
http://arttopplingtobacco.com.au/submit_your_art_2014

October 15, 2014 TEACHERS AGAINST PREJUDICE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL ART
CONTEST Open to students in grades 1-4 in any country. Submit artwork
on the theme of "Living Together in Peace" in jpeg format by e-mail or
on disk. First and second prizes ($100-$150) awarded in two
categories. No entry fee. Details:
http://www.teachersagainstprejudice.org

October 16, 2014 INDIAN WELLS ARTS FESTIVAL Open to all media - Fine
Art + Quality Craft. Over 11,000 attendance; $750,000 in 2014 reported
art sales. Award-winning judged and juried art festival showcasing
fine art/ quality craft. 13th Annual; Limited to 200 contemporary and
traditional artists. Indian Wells Tennis Garden located in the heart
of the Palm Springs Desert Resort Communities. Entry/App fee. Details:
760-346-0042 OR http://www.indianwellsartsfestival.com OR
[email protected]

October 17, 2014 CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: NATIONAL YOUNGARTS FOUNDATION
Opportunity for cash awards up to $10,000. Performance and exhibition
opportunities. Chance for a week of master classes with world-renowned
professionals in your discipline. Exclusive chance at nomination for
U.S. Presidential Scholars in the Arts. Lifetime of support and
networking with over 20,000 alumni. Open to visual, literary, design
and performing artists 15-18 years old or grades 10-12. Entry
fee. Details: 800-970-2787 OR http://www.YoungArts.org/apply

October 20, 2014 2014 MYSTERY BUILD COMPETITION $21,000 in cash
awards! Create a work of art using ONLY the materials in a Mystery
Build kit! What's inside? We can't tell you, but you can expect to
find some common art materials and plenty of surprises. All 2014 kits
are identical. It's a project that combines the creation of art,
challenge of a puzzle, and the fun of a game. Jump-start your
creativity! Materials kit includes Entry fee. Details:
http://mysterybuild.com

October 30, 2014 $10,000 PRIZE FOR WRITING ABOUT SERIOUS ILLNESS The
Christopher Doheny Award recognizes excellence in fiction or
nonfiction on the topic of serious illness. The award includes a
$10,000 prize and publication and promotion of the book in print and
audio editions. The award will be presented annually for a manuscript
that is in process or completed but not yet published. No entry
fee. Details:
http://www.centerforfiction.org/awards/the-christopher-doheny-award OR
[email protected]

October 31, 2014 ARTISTS' CALL FOR GALLERY EXHIBITIONS The Monterey
Peninsula College Art Gallery hosts six exhibits each year, showing
contemporary art in all media. Exhibits are 5 weeks long. Exhibits are
in pairs, groups and solo. Reviewing exhibition proposals for six
exhibits in the 2015 - 2016 academic year. Open to U.S. residency. All
media. Limit 10 images. Entry fee. Details: 831-646-3060 OR
http://www.cac.ca.gov/artistcall/acdetail.php?id=24736 OR
[email protected]

November 2, 2014 INTERNATIONAL ARQUETOPIA ARTIST RESIDENCY SOUTHERN
MEXICO Arquetopia is now welcoming applications for all self-directed
and instructional artist residencies for 2015. Founded 2009,
Arquetopia is the premier residency program in Latin America with
spaces and collaborative networks in Puebla and Oaxaca. We offer
competitive professional opp'ties for emerging and mid-career,
international artists, designers, researchers, and art
educators. Entry fee. Details: http://www.arquetopia.org OR
[email protected]

November 30, 2014 TEXAS ARTISTS ART PRIZE CALL FOR ENTRIES The Hunting
Art Prize is open to Texas artists who are 18 years of age or
older. Its $50,000 award is historically the most generous in North
America for painting and drawing. Artists can participate by
completing the electronic sign up on the website and uploading one
digital image of their artwork that complies with the terms and
conditions of the prize. Entry fee. Details:
http://www.huntingartprize.com 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]

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]

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