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Artist Calls January-April Deadlines

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Find artist calls with January-April deadlines in this post. Deadlines begin January 31 for shows and competitions in a range of disciplines.

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Calls to Artists December 2020 – January 2021

Deadlines from now through April 4

December 05, 2020 – CALL FOR ART | 2ND WATERCOLOR QUARTERLY ART COMPETITION For this 16th Quarterly Art Competition, artists, worldwide, are encouraged to submit their best watercolor artwork. Competition is open to all artists working in water media regardless of location or experience. Paintings must be two-dimensional and must consist of water-based media on paper or synthetic paper surface. Best in Show winners invited to Fusion Art’s 5th Annual Group Show in 2021. Entry Fee. Details:http://www.fusionartps.com/calls-for-artists OR [email protected]

December 10, 2020 – INTERNATIONAL ART COMPETITION PAINTING & PHOTOGRAPHY Art Room Gallery is proud to announce their 1st “Painting & Photography” Online Art Competition for the month of December 2020. This is the open subject theme. Artists from around the world are welcome to submit. The Gallery will accept entries in two different cattegories (painting and photography). Other visual art mediums are

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October 2020 Deadlines – Updated

October/November 2020 Art Deadlines

November 02, 2020 – ARTISTS NETWORK | OVER 60 ART COMPETITION Early Bird Deadline: October 5th, 2020 Showcase your talent by entering this exciting competition, brought to you by Artists Magazine. This contest is for artists age 60+ working in all traditional art media. Enter today for your chance to be published in our April 2021 issue of Artists Magazine! Entry Fee. Details:http://bitly.com/2Zm5oTM

November 18, 2020 – 10TH ANNUAL “OPEN” (NO THEME) ONLINE ART COMPETITION Licle VIII – Artist Relief will distribute $5,000 grants to artists facing dire financial emergencies due to COVID-19; serve as an ongoing informational resource; and co-launch the COVID-19 Impact Survey for Artists and Creative Workers, designed by Americans for the Arts, to better identify and address the needs of artists. No Entry Fee. Details:http://bitly.com/3bLqUVh

November 30, 2020 – SLOWART PRODUCTIONS | EMERGING ARTISTS 2021 The 29th annual competition

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October 2020 Art Deadlines

October 06, 2020 – 35TH CHELSEA INTERNATIONAL FINE ART COMPETITION

The Competition is an ideal way to exhibit your talent to a wider international audience. With a distinguished panel of jurors and more than $70,000 in valuable prizes, it is open to visual artists from around the world at any stage of their careers. Painting, sculpture, photography, drawing, mixed media, and print are the accepted mediums. Entry Fee. Details:http://bitly.com/2vJzTqF

October 07, 2020 – EMBRACING OUR DIFFERENCES ART EXHIBIT CELEBRATING DIVERSITY

EOD is seeking submissions for an outdoor juried art exhibit reflecting the artists’ interpretations of the theme “enriching lives through diversity.“ The exhibit is displayed annually at Bayfront Park in Sarasota, FL and will be displayed from January 20 through April 1, 2021. Awards are given for “Best-in-Show Adult,“ “Best-in-Show Student,“ and “Peoples Choice” totaling $3000. No Entry Fee. Details: 941-404-5710 OR http://www.embracingourdifferences.org/submit-art-2021-exhibit OR [email protected]

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New Artist Calls for August 2020

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New Artist Calls for August 2020 July 27, 2020 – CALL FOR ART | 10TH ANNUAL “ANIMALS” ONLINE ART COMPETITION Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces an art call for the gallery’s 10th Annual “Animals” Online Juried Art Competition. 2D and 3D artists from around the world are called upon to make online submissions for possible inclusion into the Gallery’s August 2020 online group exhibition. Early entry and art student discounts. Winners receive extensive worldwide publicity and promotion. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/3fvEr5u OR [email protected] July 28, 2020 – THE CHELSEA INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION The Chelsea International Photography Competition provides the winning participants an opportunity to exhibit at one of our New York spaces, located in the heart of the Chelsea art district. The sprawling and elegant street-level space attracts hundreds of visitors with its striking exterior. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/31IUs1t July 30, 2020 – 2020 AMERICAN ART AWARDS

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CTA – Us: What divides us and what unites us?

CALL FOR ENTRIES

Founded in 1976, Touchstone Gallery, Washington, DC is seeking entries for an international online juried show “Us: What divides us and what unites us?” scheduled to exhibit online September 11 – October 30, 2020.

Jurors: – Kimberli Gant, PhD, McKinnon Curator of Modern & Contemporary Art, Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, VA – Kristen Hileman, Independent Curator & Curator-in-Residence, The Delaware Contemporary, Wilmington, DE – Frauke V. Josenhans, PhD, Associate Curator, Moody Center for the Arts at Rice University, Houston, TX – Miranda Lash, Curator of Contemporary Art, Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY – Karen E. Milbourne, PhD, Senior Curator, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian, Washington, DC – Gabriel Ritter, PhD, Curator and Head of Contemporary Art, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, MN

AWARDS ENTRY FEE $20 APPLY at www.touchstonegallery.com DEADLINE TO APPLY: Monday, August 17, 2020

Touchstone Gallery 901 New York Ave NW Washington

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Calls to Artists July 2020

Calls to Artists July 2020 July 12, 2020 – INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ONLINE ART COMPETITION, ALL BOTANICAL ALL Botanical Art Theme competition opens June 15, 2020 and closes July 12, 2020. Contemporary Art Gallery Online encourages entries from all artists regardless of their experience or education in the art field. A group exhibition will be held July 15 through August 12, 2020. Awards will be given along with competition collateral. Winners will be announced on July 27, 2020. Entry Fee/USD Entry Fee. Details: 844-210-7722 OR http://tinyurl.com/2020-botanical July 12, 2020 – FOOD GLORIOUS FOOD CALL FOR ENTRY Las Laguna Gallery is now accepting submissions of artwork by artists who create artworks depicting food. This exhibition opportunity is open to all local, national and international artists, professional and amateur and multiple art mediums will be considered in this call for art. Works can be still art, drawings, paintings or photography of any

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TOUCH, A Virtual Exhibition at Woman Made Gallery

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TOUCH, A Virtual Exhibition

Juror/Curator: Gina Lee Robbins June 5–30, 2020 Facebook Live Opening: Saturday, June 13 | 2–3 p.m.

CHICAGO –– Inspired by the current pandemic, this exhibition looks at something that many of us have had to completely do without: TOUCH. Most of the world is under order to shelter in place, practice social distancing, stay 6 feet away from each other. This is particularly punishing given that the tactile is such an integral part of the way we develop human relationships. In fact, our use of the word “touch” in English has long referred to how we stay connected–even from a distance.

In curating the 430 entries, Gina Lee Robbins looked for very specific personal responses to the theme. She began to see touch as its own complex language. Robbins selected works that convey the myriad ways we use touch to communicate with ourselves, others and

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Calls to Artists May – August 2020 Deadlines

Calls to Artists May – August 2020 Deadlines May 31, 2020 – CORONA: SELF PORTRAITS IN SELF ISOLATION The Corona Portrait Project invites submissions of self-portraits created in response to the current pandemic. Accepted entries will be exhibited online and select entries will be featured. Submissions accepted on a rolling basis, do not wait to submit. See website for submission instructions. No Entry Fee. Details: http://www.coronaportrait.com/ May 31, 2020 – 2020 SHINHAN POSTCARD ART CONTEST This postcard design competition is organised by South Korea’s Company ShinHan Art Materials. This year’s theme is ‘Stories I want to share’. You may submit only one postcard. Fine art paint should be used as the main medium and other media can only be used partially. Postcard size: 14.7 cm x 10 cm / 5.78 in x 3.93 in. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2XpH0NG May 31, 2020 – THE COMEDY WILDLIFE PHOTOGRAPHY AWARDS 2020 The

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Calls to Artists May and June 2020 Deadlines

Calls to Artists May and June 2020 Deadlines May 01, 2020 – ARTISTS NETWORK | ARTISTS MAGAZINE ANNUAL ART COMPETITION Artists Magazine’s Annual Art Competition wants to honor your most outstanding work. If your art is deserving of being celebrated in the pages of Artists Magazine, this competition is for you! $24,000 in cash prizes plus publication in Artists Magazine. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/3aQgLXw May 31, 2020 – CORONA: SELF PORTRAITS IN SELF ISOLATION The Corona Portrait Project invites submissions of self-portraits created in response to the current pandemic. Accepted entries will be exhibited online and select entries will be featured. Submissions accepted on a rolling basis, do not wait to submit. See website for submission instructions. No Entry Fee. Details: http://www.coronaportrait.com/ June 30, 2020 – SLOWART PRODUCTIONS | STRANGE FIGURATIONS A thematic exhibition open to all interpretations of the concept, Strange Figurations. Open to all media, techniques and styles

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