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The Hopper Prize Call to Artists for Artist Grant Competition

The Hopper Prize

Dear Artists,The Hopper Prize is offering 5 individual artist grants in the amount of $1,000 USD awarded through an open call art competition juried by leading contemporary curators. The Hopper Prize was established in order to increase the recognition of artwork created by artists and photographers. Our aim is to advance artists’ careers by providing them with unrestricted financial support that is coupled with a platform for increased visibility. We accept submissions twice a year via an open call.

We are currently accepting submissions for the Spring 2020 grant cycle.

Program Highlights

Total Awards: $5,000.00 USD for visual artists

• 5 artists will each receive $1,000.00 USD in unrestricted grant awards • 30 artists will have their work archived at • A selection from the submissions will be featured on our Instagram feed @hopperprize • Additional exposure will be available to winners through our

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Call to Artists – LA Center for Digital Art Int’l Juried Competition

Call to Artists: LACDA International Juried Competition


Curating Jurors: Max Presneill, Director and Curator — Torrance Art Museum Kathryn Poindexter, Curator — California Musuem of Photography

Enter our juried competition for digital art and photography. Entrants submit three JPEG files of original work. All styles of artwork and photography where digital processes of any kind were integral to the creation of the images are acceptable.

The competition is international, open to all geographical locations. The selected winner receives 10 prints up to 44×60 inches on canvas or museum quality paper to be shown in a solo exhibition in our main gallery. The exhibit will be widely promoted and will include a reception for the artist.

Second place prizes: Ten second place winners will receive one print of their work up to 24×36 inches to be included in the winners’ exhibits.

Deadline for Entries: February 20, 2017 Winners Announced:

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Zanesville Prize for Contemporary Ceramics

Zanesville Prize for Contemporary Ceramics

Win $20,000!!! The first Zanesville Prize of $20,000 will be awarded on Friday, October 10, 2014, and an additional $10,000 in prizes will be awarded to other successful competitors. Read more… Potters Council is one of the proud sponsors of this event. Call for Entry: Deadline is July 15, 2014! The jurors will select up to one hundred finalists from the images of works that will be submitted worldwide to the competition. The Zanesville Prize recipient and the other award recipients will be chosen from those finalist. Read more about the jurors: Sherman Hall, Angelica Pozo, and Brad Schwieger. Send in your entry today. The competition is open worldwide and it will offer the largest Best-of-Show Prize in the Western Hemisphere. If you do not enter, you cannot win! Deadline is July 15, 2014.

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Join the Hillsboro Arts & Culture Council for the 6th Annual Hillsboro Plein Air Competition on September 14th & 15th! Artists from across the region are invited to paint the sights and scenes of the Jackson Bottom Wetlands Preserve, historic Downtown Hillsboro, including the Saturday Farmers’ Market, and—new this year—the scenic views of Árdíri Winery & Vineyards.


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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One Life Photography Competition

One Life is an international photography competition open to all backgrounds, styles and perspectives. With over $50,000 in prizes and awards, The One Life Photography Competition is your opportunity to share your vision for a chance to earn international exposure and life-changing reward. Learn More…

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World of Wine Festival Call to Artists

World of Wine Festival, to be held in Jacksonville on August 26 & 27, 2011, announces a Call to Artists for a juried competition; cash prize and publication on the 2012 World of Wine Festival Poster for winning art; top ten pieces exhibit at this year’s Gala dinner. Submission deadline Friday , July 15. Read for more details and links…

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