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Unedited Calls to Artists from the Art Deadlines List

January 29, 2016 – ACRYLIC WORKS
We are looking for excellence in acrylic painting in a variety of styles and subjects. If selected, you will be asked to write about your painting – your creative or technical process, materials and/or artistic inspiration. The dominant medium must be acrylic, but some minor use of other media may be acceptable. This year’s theme is Captivating Color. Details: http://bit.ly/1OBmDXN
January 31, 2016 – NEOTERIC ABSTRACT IV
This call is for a thematic exhibition dedicated to abstract art. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery, April 14 – May 7, 2016 and is open to all forms of abstraction, from the geometric to the lyrical, from the precise to the raw. Publication awards will also be presented to three artists. Entry Fee. Details: http://www.slowart.com/prospectus/abstract.htm OR [email protected]ol.com

January 25, 2016 – ART ON PAPER EXHIBITION
Deadline Extended. Original 2D and 3D artwork created on or of paper is eligible for entry. Juror is Robert Mintz, Chief Curator and Curator of Asian Art at the Walter’s Art Museum in Baltimore, MD. Exhibit will display April 1-30, 2016 at Maryland Federation of Art Circle Gallery. Details: 410-268-4566 OR http://www.mdfedart.com/portfolio/57 OR [email protected]
January 25, 2016 – I PARK 2016 ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE PROGRAM
Located in rural East Haddam, CT, I-Park announces its 2016 multi-disciplinary artists-in-residence program open to those working in visual arts, creative writing, music composition/sound art, architecture, moving image and landscape/garden/ecological design. A Composers + Musicians Collaborative Residency as well as a Family-Friendly Residency is also scheduled for 2016. Details: 860-873-2468 OR http://www.i-park.org OR [email protected]
January 25, 2016 – CALL FOR ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE, SUMMER 2016
The Carving Studio & Sculpture Center offers Artists in Residence comprehensive facilities for creating 3-dimensional art. Residents become part of our vibrant artist community. Stipends, housing and meals are available to selected Artists in Residence. Application deadline for residencies during the 2016 summer season is January 25, 2016. Details: 802-438-2097 OR http://carvingstudio.org/residencies OR [email protected]
January 29, 2016 – ACRYLIC WORKS
We are looking for excellence in acrylic painting in a variety of styles and subjects. If selected, you will be asked to write about your painting – your creative or technical process, materials and/or artistic inspiration. The dominant medium must be acrylic, but some minor use of other media may be acceptable. This year’s theme is Captivating Color. Details: http://bit.ly/1OBmDXN
January 29, 2016 – CALL FOR ART FOR ABOLITION: A JOURNAL OF INSURGENT POLITICS
Abolition: A Journal of Insurgent Politics is a new radical journal which highlights work that pushes beyond policy changes and toward revolutionary abolitionism. We see the voices of artists, and unique insights possible through the arts, as fundamental in both speaking back to existing systems of oppression and imagining different future. Seeking art for our inaugural issue. Details: http://abolitionjournal.org/call-for-art-submissions-abolition-inaugural-issue
January 31, 2016 – NEOTERIC ABSTRACT IV
This call is for a thematic exhibition dedicated to abstract art. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery, April 14 – May 7, 2016 and is open to all forms of abstraction, from the geometric to the lyrical, from the precise to the raw. Publication awards will also be presented to three artists. Entry Fee. Details: http://www.slowart.com/prospectus/abstract.htm OR [email protected]
January 31, 2016 – CALL FOR ARTISTS AND PHOTOGRAPHERS
Parallel to Art Cologne – one of Europe’s most important commercial art events – the KOELNER LISTE fair for contemporary art will be held in Cologne (Germany) April 15-17, 2016. In addition to galleries and project spaces, now for the first time, individual artists and art photographers are invited to apply and present themselves in the newly installed Photography or Artist Section. Entry fee Details: http://www.koelner-liste.org OR [email protected]
January 31, 2016 – MMOA INTERNATIONAL ONLINE 2 D ALL MEDIA EXHIBITION I
Practicing artists worldwide 18 and older are encouraged to submit. Exhibition dates: March 1, 2016 through June 1, 2016. Entry Fee. Details: http://mmoa.info OR [email protected]
January 31, 2016 – INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ARTISTS FOR ALL PAINTING ART CONTEST
Contemporary Art Gallery Online announces their 4th Annual International “ALL Paintings” Online Art Competition for the month of January 2016. Contemporary Art Gallery Online encourages entries from all 2D artists regardless of their experience or education in the art field. A group exhibition of all entrants will be held online at Contemporary Art Gallery Online in February. “Entry Fee” Details: 305-509-1788 OR http://bit.ly/1NZKzyc OR [email protected]
February 1, 2016 – ABSTRACTION: DIVERTED REALITY
Currently taking submissions for a group show exploring abstraction. Exhibition Dates: March 17- May 5, 2016 Submissions due: by February 1, 2016? Shipped accepted work due: March 11, 2016. Open to any artist anywhere in the world. All mediums accepted. No entry fee. No commission taken. Details: http://www.macc.edu/call-for-entries
February 8, 2016 – CALL FOR ENTRIES: DAYTON VISUAL ARTS CENTER CSA(RT)
Dayton Visual Arts Center (DVAC) Call for Entries for selected artists to to create an artwork in an edition of 50; commission $1,500 for DVAC’s first Community Supported Art (CSA). Guest juror: James Yood, adjunct Professor at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and contributor Artforum International. Open to all artists: DVAC Members free; Non-Members $10. Details: 937-224-3822 OR http://tinyurl.com/hn28psu OR [email protected]
February 8, 2016 – THREADS: A SAMPLING OF THE FIBER ARTS
Annmarie invites artists to submit works that reflect the best of contemporary fiber and textile art. The goal is to include works rooted in traditional materials and methods, as well as those that embrace innovative materials, forms, and processes. Fiber and textile media welcome; small to large-scale works; cash awards. Details: 410-326-4640 OR http://www.annmariegarden.org/annmarie2/node/112 OR [email protected]
February 8, 2016 – WORLD ILLUSTRATION AWARDS 2016 NOW OPEN
The World Illustration Awards are open to illustrators in any country working in any medium or context. Work must be entered as either a New Talent entry or a Professional entry. New Talent entrants are Undergraduate Students, Post-Graduate Students or graduates within two years of graduation. Professional entrants are all other professional illustrators. Details: 805-963-0439 OR http://www.theaoi.com/awards/enter-info.php
February 15, 2016 – NEW PHOTOGRAPHY AWARD | CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
We offer the monthly Working Artist Photography Award, available to all domestic and international photographers and photo-based artists working in all traditional and non-traditional photography formats, genres and styles. Send us your website and pay our small review fee! Working Artist Org. is dedicated to discovering, collecting, and promoting great art and artists. Details: http://www.workingartist.org/photography-award-submission-guidelines.html OR [email protected]
February 15, 2016 – CALL FOR ARTISTS: STARTUP ART FAIR SAN FRANCISCO 2016
stARTup Art SF is a fair for independent artists, April 29 – May 1, 2016 at the Hotel del Sol in San Francisco. National submissions in all visual art media are accepted and selections will be made by an esteemed 6 judge panel. Our mission is to provide artists the power to present and sell art on their own terms. 100% of sales goes to the artists. There are application and entry fees. Details: 415-297-2319 OR http://sf.startupartfair.com/artists OR [email protected]
February 16, 2016 – CDS DOCUMENTARY ESSAY PRIZE IN PHOTOGRAPHY
$3,000 prize from the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University honors the best documentary writing and photography in alternating years. The focus is on current or recently completed work (within the last two years). The next prize competition will be for photography. Submissions accepted now through February 16, 2016. Entry fee. Details: http://documentarystudies.duke.edu/awards
February 16, 2016 – PAINT ANNAPOLIS PLEIN AIR COMPETITION
Paint Annapolis is a five-day juried plein air painting competition May 30-June 5, with exhibition to follow until June 12. $15,000 cash awards. Entry is open to artists around the world. 30 artists will be accepted. Upload three images online. Entry fee. Details: 410-268-4566 OR http://www.paintannapolis.org OR [email protected]
February 26, 2016 – AWARDS FOR ARTISTS AND WRITERS WITH CHILDREN
The Sustainable Arts Foundation, a non-profit supporting artists and writers with children, is now accepting applications for our Spring 2016 awards. 10 awards totaling $40,000 in unrestricted cash available. Entry fee. Details: http://bitly.com/1QpNV2F
February 26, 2016 – CALL ARTISTS ARNOT ART MUSEUM 75TH REGIONAL EXHIBITION
Artists 18 and older living in Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont are eligible to submit a maximum of two entries. The 75th Regional Exhibition offers $10,000 in cash awards to be distributed among the juror selections. Entry fee. Details: 607-734-3697 OR http://arnotartmuseum.org/regional OR [email protected]
February 27, 2016 – LOWELLARTS! WEST MICHIGAN REGIONAL ART COMPETITION
The 30th Annual West Michigan Regional Art Competition, held March 4-April 16, highlights outstanding artwork by Lower West Michigan artists. Pieces are selected in all visual art media by artists 18 yrs. and older who reside in a 15 county region. Cash awards are presented in five categories. Artwork drop off dates: February 24-27. Details: 616-897-8545 OR http://www.lowellartsmi.org
March 1, 2016 – PLAYA FALL 2016 ARTIST RESIDENCY OPPORTUNITY
Located in south central Oregon, PLAYA’s residencies are open to artists, scientists, naturalists, and individuals engaged in forms of creative research. Playa welcomes a range of applicants-from emerging artists of promise to professionals with an established history of accomplishment. Residencies are 2- 8 weeks and include housing, work/studio space and twice weekly grou p dinners at no cost. Details: 541-943-3983 OR http://www.playasummerlake.org/apply.html OR [email protected]
March 11, 2016 – CALL FOR ARTISTS/SCULPTORS AND INSTALLATIONS DEADLINE
9th Annual Spring Sculpture Show April 2-30, 2016 Theme: Full Circle. Oakwilde Ranch & Sculpture, a 52 acre Park in the Sierra Foothills. Opening reception, Cash Awards. Open to original works of sculpture and 3-D art, freestanding or pedestal. Large outdoor pieces and site-specific installations are encouraged. Limited indoor space. Entry fee. Juror: Chris Daubert Details: 209-598-4755 OR http://www.oakwilderanchsculpture.com OR [email protected]
March 14, 2016 – CALL FOR ARTISTS AT THE KREMPP GALLERY 2017
Reviewing portfolios for solo and group shows for 2017. All media. No fees. Professional, non-student artists only. Artwork must be presented in a professional manner. Send 10 images for solo show, more for group show, along with artist statement and CV. Digital images should be on CD or emailed. Also, paid opportunities for workshops/gallery talks in conjunction with the exhibit. Details: http://www.jasperarts.org
March 22, 2016 – CALL FOR ARTISTS: RECYCLE
$3000 in cash prizes. Juried show of art crafted from cast-off, discarded and repurposed materials. We are seeking to exhibit sophisticated 2-D and 3-D art created in the re-use genre. Physical show in NYC. Entries must incorporate at least 50 percent of repurposed, recycled or reused materials. Juried by Harriet Taub is the Executive Director of Materials for the Arts. Entry fee. Details: http://tinyurl.com/nf24t8k OR [email protected]
April 8, 2016 – ABSTRACT NATIONAL EXHIBITION AT WICHITA CENTER FOR THE ARTS
Exhibition runs July 8 – August 7, 2016. Purchase awards plus $7,500 in cash awards. Juror: Sandra Duran Wilson. Entry fee. Prospectus available online. Details: 316-634-2787 OR http://bit.ly/1IYWm3q OR [email protected]
April 15, 2016 – OLD WEST ARTIST PHOTOSHOOT
Old west photo opportunities for our Artist Photoshoot on June 18-21 RSVP by April 15th. 308-430-1239 We have a wonderful display of prairie, badlands, ponds and deep cedar filled canyons. Models do cattle work + an old west town, sod house, Fort Robinson. The cost for the event is $600. + Model tips Special prices for lodging on the ranch. Details: 308-430-1239 OR http://on.fb.me/1ObPZIP
April 15, 2016 – CALL FOR ENTRIES: BIRDS IN ART 2016
The Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum’s 2016 Birds in Art prospectus is available online. Please email any questions or if you would like to receive the prospectus in PDF format. Entry Fees: $50 for one entry and $60 for two entries. Only digital images are accepted. Postmark & online submission deadline April 15. Exhibition on view September 10 – November 27, 2016. Details: 715-845-7010 OR http://www.lywam.org/prospectus OR [email protected]

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