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Woman Made Gallery, Chicago – Last Call for 20th International Open show

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CALL FOR ART 20th International Open Sept. 22 – Oct. 20, 2017 | Opening Reception: Sept. 22, 2017 | 6-8pm Entry Deadline: July 15, 2017 Juror: Sharmyn Cruz RIvera

CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT WORK https://womanmadegallery.submittable.com/submit

Invitation to all female identified artists worldwide to submit artwork for this open exhibition. All themes, styles, and media will be considered. Artwork that explores or challenges conceptual and material boundaries is encouraged.

The application fee for our juried exhibitions is $30 for up to three images of work, plus one detail image if necessary. A limited number of artists who experience financial hardship may be exempt from paying the entry fee; please send us an email to request a fee waiver: [email protected] All applicants should submit an artist’s statement about their body of work. Accepted artworks must not exceed 72″ horizontally and must not have been previously shown at WMG.About the Juror: Sharmyn

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Woman Made Gallery CALLS FOR ART

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CALLS FOR ART Wild Cuts July 7 – August 19, 2017 | Opening Reception: July 7, 2017 | 6-8pm Entry Deadline: May 19, 2017 Juror: Ruby Thorkelson

CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT WORK https://womanmadegallery.submittable.com/submit/79255/wild-cuts

>From paper and paste to hip hop samples and glitching, collage is a long-standing strategy for exploring, exploiting, and reordering visual and sensory culture. Collage has appeared in wildly distinct forms across all the major art and culture movements of the 20th and 21st century, from surrealism to riot grrrl to net art. This exhibition is open to femme artists of all genders working across all disciplines, with a specific emphasis on video, sound, and works on paper. 20th International Open Sept. 8 – Oct. 21, 2017 | Opening Reception: Sept. 8, 2017 | 6-8pm Entry Deadline: July 7, 2017 Juror: Sharmyn Cruz RIvera

CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT WORK https://womanmadegallery.submittable.com/submit/80804/20th-international-open

Exhibition Description: Invitation to all female

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Umpqua Valley Arts Call to Artists

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Britt Festival Call to Artists - 2017 Fine Arts Poster

2o16 Britt Festival Call to Artists for 2017 concert season fine arts poster

The Britt’s Fine Arts Poster is a cherished tradition that celebrates Britt’s concert series and music through the visual arts. The 2016 Britt Festival Call to Artists seeks an original piece of artwork by a local artist to commemorate the 2017 concert season through a Fine Arts Poster. SUBMISSION DEADLINE FEB 15, 2016, ARTWORK COMPLETION BY April 2017

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Call to Artists – Taste of Ashland Poster Contest

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Please see the attached submission guidelines for the 2016 A Taste of Ashland Poster Contest. Please follow the specifications carefully and submit by the December 4th deadline.

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Call to Artists for Angel Art

Herald Angel, by Katharine Gracey

Now in its third year, the annual Angels show at the GoodBean Cafe has become an anticipated event in Jacksonville! We invite you to show us your angels to consider for this year’s holiday exhibition. We would like to see new angels, but we also welcome prior year’s artists to return if their exhibition schedules allow.

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Call to Artists: 10th Annual 2016 Au Naturel Exhibition at Clatsop Community College

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Clatsop Community College in Astoria, Oregon, announces the 2016 International Juried Exhibition, Au Naturel: The Nude in the 21st Century, invites entries. The 2016 Au Naturel exhibit will open on Thursday, January 21, 2016 and continues through March 10, 2016.

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Calls to Artists - Artoberfest and Oregon Wine Experience

We have two really important calls for artists and we need your help. If you are an artist – please consider both of the opportunities. If you are a friend of an artist – please share this post with them. If you have a list of artists that you can send this to – please do so. We would like to see lots of artists participating in these two wonderful adventures. Interested? CLICK HERE TO EMAIL Hyla Lipson for more information

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Adorn: Contemporary Wearable Art Entry Deadline July 15

CALL FOR ART Adorn: Contemporary Wearable Art Selected by: Yevgeniya Kaganovich, Professor and Chair of the Department of Art and Design, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Exhibition Dates: September 11 – October 22, 2015 Entry Deadline: July 15, 2015 Notifications: Week of August 10-14, 2015

YEVGENIYA KAGANOVICH “PEARL NECKLACE IV,” 2005. FRESH WATER PEARLS, LATEX SHEET, LARGEST STRAND: 7 ¾” X 38 ¾” X ¼ “ “Do jewelers belong to the world of art or craft?” asked New York Times writer Victoria Gomelsky in an article on contemporary wearables she penned for the newspaper in 2014. When posed to him, Glenn Adamson, director of the Museum of Arts and Design in New York, suggested that the question itself may no longer be relevant. “The 21st century being what it is,” Adamson said, “categories are points of reference, but not very useful as containers of people.” Today’s cutting-edge jewelry designers

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Call to Artists – 2015 Nature & Art Festival

Rusk Ranch Nature Center Announces Call to Artists for the 2015 Nature and Art Festival. Download a prospectus and entry form! Call to Artists - 2015 Nature and Art Festival, Cave Junction, Oregon

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