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List of Current Calls to Artists ~

June 17, 2013 SOTHWEST ART’s ARTISTIC EXCELLENCE COMPETITION Get your artwork spotlighted in Southwest Art and win $2000! Enter your best work in our competition and show us your Artistic Excellence! The 13 winning artists will be published in the December 2013 issue of Southwest Art and on our website. PLUS one lucky winner will be chosen for that issue’s cover art. Entry fee. Details: OR [email protected] May 31, 2013 ERAGALLERY’S JULY LIGHTBOX EXHIBITION EraGallery art community is seeking artwork for its Lightbox exhibition. As well as web exposure, the exhibition is promoted to galleries, collectors, and patrons, resulting in sales and leads. Lightbox is a new type of competition, providing artists with juror comments. It promotes professional networking and provides motivational artistic feedback, as well as sales and opportunities. Entry fee. Details: June 2, 2013 AT THE EDGE II Like the shoreline, our world is a collection

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Call to Artists from JEGA Gallery for March Annual Sculpture Show!

The Stone Sculptress, J. Ellen Austin from the JEGA Gallery, removing graffiti (or neutering!) the Lincoln Statue in Lithia Park 1997.

Artists are encouraged to submit original paintings, drawings, photographs, sculptures and poetry/performance art for the two openings; First Friday, March 1, 2013 and the First Friday, April 5, 2013. Deadlines for the March show is Monday, February 18th and the deadline for consideration for the April show is March 25, 2013.

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Broad Range of Current Artist Opportunities from CaFE™

New opportunities are listed on CaFE™, and many application deadlines are approaching. See what new opportunities you can apply to below. You can login to CaFE here or go to to apply to one of these opportunities.

Upcoming Deadlines – APPLY TODAY!

City of Seattle: SPU Atmosphere and Weather Related Portable Works – DEADLINE: 1/28/2013 Jury Fee: $0.00

The Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs, in partnership with Seattle Public Utilities, invites artists to submit images of two-dimensional or three-dimensional artwork depicting weather-related or atmospheric phenomena for a competitive direct purchase for SPU’s Portable Works Collection. Artwork should reference air, water, temperature or light. and may or may not be representational. Artists working in color are encouraged to apply. The artwork must be available for purchase. Purchases are chosen by a panel of arts professionals who are charged with selecting high-quality artwork that reflects diversity of expression. The call

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Calls to Women Artists from Woman Made Gallery in Chicago

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This is a call for entries for Woman Made Gallery’s upcoming group exhibitions. All shows are juried by professionals whose involvement brings new and challenging perspectives to the exhibitions. Membership is not required in order to enter into juried shows or exhibit at WMG.

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New Artist Opportunities from Calls to Artists

List of artist opportunities open to artists from the Pacific NorthWest, including public/installation art by individual artists and/or artist teams and calls to artists working in a wide range of media and genre: sculpture, water media, photography, nudes, human figure, representational, abstract, and more. There are two entries just for artists residing in Washington State. Come see which opportunities you’re eligible for and apply at!

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Rogue Gallery Calls to Artists

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Rogue Gallery & Art Center has several active artist calls with deadlines approaching. If you haven’t seen them already, please take a look and see if any of them will work with your exhibition schedule!

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Calls for Artists: New opportunities listed Calls to Artists

This list of calls has been edited to include only opportunities open to artists residing in Oregon (with one for our neighbors in Northern California and S. Oregon artists who may also qualify), and includes a wide range of artistic disciplines and other criteria. Women, Photographers, fine art crafters/ artisans, fine metalworkers, traditional and polymer clay artists, colored pencil artists, jewelry makers, serious nude painters, installation artists and more will find state and national opportunities here, some with short deadlines, others extending into 2012 with more time to prepare. Please take a look at all of them so you don’t miss an opportunity for which your work qualifies!

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Calls to Artists from Art Deadlines

List of Calls to Artists with deadlines beginning 10/5…photographers, women photographers, night photographers,screenplay writers, Art Takes Miami (all media) talent search to win a booth at the 2011 SCOPE Art Fair, sketchbook competition, emerging artist, outdoor exhibits, writers, artists, composers, cash prizes and other awards

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Call to Artists – Rogue Opera “Elixir of Love”

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Juried Competition for the Performance of “Elixir of Love” Poster 2012; SUBMISSION DEADLINE: Friday July 22, 2011 – $500 Cash Prize for 1st Place, 2-5th Place – Art to be shown and auctioned at Gala Event in Spring 2012; 50% of proceeds to benefit Rogue Opera. THEME: Gaetano Donizetti’s “Elixir of Love” (L’elisir d’amore)

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Call to Artists: 3rd Ward Summer Open Call (via

The 3rd Ward Summer Open Call is a global search for dynamic, inventive and provocative works and proposals in all mediums, offering a solo exhibition in New York City. Be selected and earn a $5,000 grant AND a solo feature at Art Taipei. Your Deadline to enter is Next Week – Register your work by Friday July 15, 2011 11:59pm EST

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