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  • 24th Annual Northern National Art Competition

    entry deadline May 14, 2011
    24th Annual Northern National Art Competition Open to all artists 18 or older who are US residents. Each artist may submit one or two slides or jpgs of recent, original 2D (wall-hang-able) work in ANY medium including drawing, all forms of painting, printmaking, photography, fiber, mixed media and work that has some sculptural elements. There is no theme. We look for a well-rounded and varied contemporary exhibit. Cost of entry: $30.00. More than $8,500 in prize money will be awarded to the artists including three $1,000 Awards of Excellence. This year's judge/juror is Dennis Wojtkiewicz. Exhibit runs from July 26th through September 9th, 2011. PDF of prospectus: http://www.nicoletcollege.edu/pdfs/nnac11.pdf
  • AETN Student Selects: A Young Filmmaker's Showcase

    annual event
    This annual event invites K-12 students across Arkansas to create videos - on their own or as part of a class - and enter them for a chance at broadcast, Little Rock Film Festival screenings, THEA Foundation scholarships and more.
  • "Show Your World" Annual Art Competition

    re:artiste (www.reartiste.com) announces the “Show Your World” 2015 annual art competition! An interpretation of our expressive world through the eyes of you. It’s about humanity and nature, both urban and remote. How do you see your world? Open to artists from around the globe, the “Show Your World” 2015 art competition gives its participants an opportunity to gain recognition and have their work exhibited in New York City. The winner will be invited to attend The Residency hosted by re:artiste at no cost for an entire week. The winner, as well as twenty finalists, will have a chance to display original work at the “Show Your World” exhibition in New York City in Fall 2015. All other participants will be featured on a digital display. Works in the following disciplines will be accepted: Painting Illustration Photography Mixed Media All entries will be reviewed by the team of re:artiste curators. The winners will be announced on the re:artiste website by August 30th, 2015. The winner and finalists will be personally notified by email. Final Deadline June 30th, 2015 Entry Fee The entry fee is $35 for up to five images. The entry fee is non-refundable. Submit Your Artwork Here: http://www.reartiste.com/competition/
  • Juried Show - Intelligent Objects: Empathetic & Smart Art

    Entry deadline: March 1, 2015
    Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT (203) 562-4927 x.14 www.creativeartsworkshop.org/smartart Open to all media. Call for artworks that act as independent agents and explore the cross-section of analog and digital media. The art in this exhibition need not be kinetic or sculptural; it is open to any combination of traditional and new media. This exhibition explores artistic objects – or their 2D and 3D representations – that appear to be responsive to our existence, or at least demand empathy, if not an emotion. Deadline: March 1, 2015. Juror: George Fifield. Exhibition dates: May 1 - June 5, 2015. Two prizewinners awarded joint exhibition in 2016.
  • 2015 Mystery Build Art Competition

    Create a work of art using ONLY the materials provided in a Mystery Build kit! What's inside? We can't tell you, but you can expect to find some common art materials like wood, clay, cloth, metal, and plenty of surprises. All 2015 kits contain the same materials, so each creator faces the same challenges and limitations. It's an engaging project that combines the exploration of art, the challenge of a puzzle, and the fun of a game. Upload photos or video of what you make to compete for big cash prizes! Mystery Build has awarded over $50,000 to creative people like you. The yearly prize money pool grows with each new participant. The more people who play, the more you can win! HOW IT WORKS: Order a Mystery Build kit at http://mysterybuild.com and your project materials will be shipped to your door. Create an original project using only the materials provided, that relates to the contest's theme: Somewhere in Time. Share your creation on our website and compete for cash!
  • 2015 Art Kudos Juried Online Competition

    Deadline: June 30, 2015
    Artshow.com is currently accepting entries for its 11th annual Art Kudos Online Competition. Cash awards totaling $4,500. Awards Judge: Charles Long, Professor of Art at the University of California, Riverside. Open to all artists 18 or older. Eligible works include: Drawings, paintings, printmaking, photography, digital art, sculpture, installations, wood, glass, ceramics, fiber and mixed media. $35 for 3 images. Selected finalists will appear in a year-long exhibit at www.artkudos.com beginning August 15th. Guidelines and entry form: http://www.artkudos.com/prospectus.html
  • CALL TO ARTISTS- SCULPTFEST2015

    WEST RUTLAND, VT- The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center invites sculptors to submit proposals for SculptFest2015, September 12-October 25. The theme for this year’s outdoor installation event is “Memory Work,” guest curated by dj Hellerman. Located in West Rutland, Vermont amid inactive quarries and former manufacturing facilities of the Vermont Marble Company, the Carving Studio and Sculpture Center (CSSC) is located on a site where the labor of Italian, Swedish, Polish, German, Hungarian and other immigrants has made a significant impact on the ways we commemorate, remember, and memorialize. Keeping in mind the labor, traditions, and generations of people responsible for the success of the Vermont Marble Company as well as the history of the CSSC, Memory Work is an exhibition inviting artists to respond and rethink dominant forms of monument making. Projects focused on traditional approaches to sculpture are always encouraged but this is an open invitation for artists to explore new forms of remembering as well. Proposals should include a project description on one or two pages, sketches or other visual representations, resume, optional statement and up to ten digital images portraying previous site-specific work. Applications are due June 22, 2015. Materials will be returned if accompanied by a self-addressed envelope with sufficient postage. Address submissions to “SculptFest2015,” The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center, P.O. Box 495, West Rutland, VT 05777. For more information, please visit http://carvingstudio.org/?p=940 or contact us at 802-438-2097 or [email protected]
  • 28th September Competition

    September 4 - November 21, 2015
    Eligibility • All artists over the age of 18 – working in any medium – are eligible. • All work must be original and must have been completed in the last two years (2013 or later). • AMoA encourages artists working in video and other experimental media to submit entries for judging. Awards $2000 will be available for juror-designated cash awards. These awards will be announced at the Opening Reception on September 4, 2015. Jurors AMoA proudly welcomes Pat Musick and Jerry Carr as the jurors for the 28th September Competition. Pat Musick has a Master of Arts and a Doctorate of Philosophy from Cornell University. Musick taught at the University of Houston and the University of Arkansas. Her work focuses on environmental art, using a combination of natural and man-made materials to create mixed media sculptures and works on paper. Her work can be found in over one hundred public and private collections, including Crystal Bridges Museum of Art and the Alexandria Museum of Art. She collaborates with her husband, Jerry Carr, a former astronaut and commander of the International Space Station. Rules • Each artist may submit TWO works of art with a non-refundable entry fee of $35. (Additional works may be submitted for a fee $20 per each entry.) • Check or money order should be made payable to: Alexandria Museum of Art, P.O. Box 1028, Alexandria, LA 71309-1028 (All foreign payments must be MONEY ORDERS converted to United States currency.) • If paying via credit card, please fill in the required fields on the Entry Card and mail it along with your CD or DVD, or email it along with your emailed entry. • Entries will be juried by digital images emailed or sent on CDs or DVDs only. • All digital images submitted must be sized at 5”x7” and saved as a JPG at a 300 dpi resolution. • Each IMAGE must be labeled with ONLY the artwork title, medium, size, and date. Label CDs and DVDs with your name, titles of each entry, and length of DVD (if applicable). • Artist may submit only one (1) digital image for each 2-D entry, and up to three (3) digital images for each 3-D entry. Calendar May 29 Postmark and email deadline for receipt of digital images, CD (will not be returned), entry fee, plus a maximum 100 word artist statement for catalog use only (not available to juror before selected). June 2 Deadline for hand delivered entry forms and images. Aug. 3 Jury notification by mail or email if provided. No phone calls please! Aug. 25 Deadline for receipt of juried works and pre-paid return shipment label. Sept. 4 Artists’ Reception and Gallery Talk. Nov. 21 Exhibition Closes. Dec. 12 Deadline for pick up of hand delivered work. Shipping of art work with pre-paid return label provided by the artist begins. INSTRUCTIONS • Please print and fill out ALL information. • Send your entry officially postmarked or emailed by May 29, 2014. • Include form, fee, CD and artist statement. • ALL SELECTED WORKS MUST ARRIVE PRE-PAID BY AUGUST 25, 2014 ¬– ALONG WITH A PRE-PAID RETURN ADDRESS LABEL (no order forms with account numbers will be accepted, must be a completed label). • No work can exceed: o 7 (seven) feet (84”) in any direction o 200 lbs. in weight o 30 minutes in length for video entries. • Entries exceeding these limitations will automatically be disqualified. Failure to comply with rules of entry and deadlines will automatically disqualify cited entry.
  • Art Call - Theme “Landscapes” Online Art Competition

    March 24, 2015 - April 26, 2015
    Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces an art call for the gallery’s 5th Annual “Landscapes” Juried Online Art Competition for the month of April 2015. The gallery invites all 2D and 3D artists (including photography) from around the world to make online submissions for possible inclusion in the Gallery’s May 2015 online group art exhibition. Landscape subjects would be considered to be any art depicting the natural world, outdoor scenery, geographical environments’, scenic vistas and related landscape subjects for this art competition.. The deadline to apply to this art competition is April 26, 2015. Lori McNee will be the gallery’s Guest Judge for this competition. Lori is a professional artist who specializes in still life, and landscape oil paintings. Winners receive extensive worldwide publicity and promotion. For further information and to apply online http://www.lightspacetime.com
  • Hermann Jaeger Juried Fine Art Competition

    The Neosho Arts Council is hosting The Hermann Jaeger Juried Fine Art Competition. This is a regional art competition and currently NAC is holding a call for entry for artist. The exhibit is open to all artists 18 years of age or older, amateur and professional. Entries must be original 2D works. Open to artists living in Missouri, Arkansas, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Nebraska, Oklahoma, and Tennessee. There will be cash prizes. Deadline to enter is July 20, 2015. The Exhibition will be displayed at The Neosho Area Chamber of Commerce. The Neosho Arts Council will charge an entry fee of $35. Visit www.neoshoarts.net to fill out the entry form, submit images, and pay entry fee. Juror Emi Gennis will judge works for the exhibition from the jpeg images submitted, and will then select the award-winning works. The Neosho Arts Council will publish an Online Exhibition Catalog including all accepted entries and the award winning works with a statement by the juror. About the Juror: Emi Gennis is currently an assistant professor of art at Pittsburg State University. She holds a BA from the University of Chicago and an MFA from the Savannah College of Art and Design. Gennis personally works as an illustrator and cartoonist. Her work has been published and exhibited internationally and she has been guest lecturer across the country. Awards: $300 First Place $200 Second Place $100 Third place For full details and to enter visit us online at neoshoarts.net
  • Calls for Entry at Coconino Center for the Arts

    Deadline: April 27, 2015
    FLAGSTAFF, AZ The Flagstaff Arts Council is seeking concepts for art exhibitions in the Main Gallery of the Coconino Center for the Arts. Anyone with an exhibition idea can apply: artists, curators, individuals, groups or organizations. The Coconino Center for the Arts, in Flagstaff, Arizona, boasts one of the largest professional gallery spaces in northern Arizona. The Main Gallery is 4,000 square feet space and therefore is most appropriate for group shows, or for artists with significant bodies of work or large-scale work. We are also seeking concepts for art exhibitions in the Jewel Gallery of the Coconino Center for the Arts. The Jewel Gallery is a small space (270 sq. ft.) and therefore this opportunity is ideal for solo artist exhibitions. To submit an online application for the Main Gallery or the Jewel Gallery, please visit our website: http://flagartscouncil.org/calls-entry/ Please note: an application fee of $20 is due upon completion of the form. For further questions about this opportunity, or to learn more about the selection process, contact Brooke Sahni, (928) 779-2300 x104.
  • 2015 Rosenzweig Juried Biennial Exhibition

    Entries Due August 9, 2015
    The Irene Rosenzweig Biennial Juried Exhibition was established in 1992. In addition to carrying a $1000 Best in Show prize and three $100 awards, the Irene Rosenzweig Endowment Fund sets aside up to $2000 in purchase awards to build Arts & Science Center for Southeast Arkansas' Permanent Collection. The 2015 exhibition will be juried by Coriana Close, Assist. Professor of Art at the University of Memphis. Entries are due August 9, 2015. Visit asc701.org for full details or to enter online.
  • Call to Artists for Portrait Theme Competition and Exhibition

    April 1, 2015 to April 30, 2015
    The gallery announces an international and national call for entries from artists regardless of where they reside to apply to this competition by submitting their best representational and non-representational art. Contemporary Art Gallery Online encourages entries from all 2D and 3D artists regardless of their experience or education in the art field. A group exhibition of all entrants will be held online at the Contemporary Art Gallery Online during the month of May 2015. Awards will be for top 5 places. In addition to the winning images, depending on the amount and the quality of the entries received, Honorable Recognition awards will also be presented. This competition closes April 30, 2015. To read the complete prospectus, visit http://www.contemporaryartgalleryonline.gallery/april-2015-art-competition-figurative-portrait
  • Art of the Heartland

    Deadline: 07/10/2015
    National Juried Painting Competition with over $12,000 in cash awards.
  • Art of the Heartland

    Entries: 04/01/15 to 07/10/15; Exhibit 10/07/15 to 11/05/15
    National juried painting competition with over $12,000 in cash awards plus one artist entering work will be selected by American Art Collector and featured in their magazine. Entries should depict the best of America and its people. Full details and prospectus are on our website.
  • Art Comes Alive 2015 - Over $175,000 in awards!

    Title of post: Art Comes Alive 2015 / Art Comes Alive – Over $175,000 in Awards! ADC, Art Design Consultants, Inc. proudly sponsors ART COMES ALIVE (ACA), an annual fine art contest and exhibit that awards artists working in North America, in a variety of categories. It is a great opportunity for artists to be acknowledged for their talents, gain exposure and connect with the top industry art leaders. This year we have over $175,000 in awards to give out to artists. Awards include cash prizes, solo exhibitions, gallery contracts, publishing contracts, guaranteed sales with purchase awards, promotional advertisement contracts in prestigious publications such as artblend, Art Business News, and Blink Art Resource, and many more! Awards include: - Cash Prizes - Solo Exhibitions - Gallery Contracts - Publishing Contracts - Purchase Awards - Promotional Contracts - Solo booth at ArtExpo New York 2016 - Best in Show - Lifetime Achievement Award - Emerging Artist Award - And More! Art Comes Alive is all about celebrating artists and their talent. We want your art career to THRIVE! Deadline to enter is midnight May 1, 2015 Awards Ceremony and Exhibition Opening is June 20th Link to ACA: http://adcfineart.com/selling-artists-works/ Link to Enter: http://adcfineart.com/enter-now/ Link to ACA video: https://youtu.be/ZmbWNoGmN88?list=UUk6rNdcZRtB43i8Egm4Zd3g Contact information: Elizabeth Davis, Gallery Director [email protected] 513-723-1222 310 Culvert Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
  • 21st Annual Artists of Northwest Arkansas Regional Juried Exhibition

    Deadline: July 12 , 2015; Exhibition: Oct 1 - 31, 2015
    We are excited to announce our call to artist for the 21st Annual ANA Regional Juried Art Exhibition. This prestigious event is a regional competition hosted by the Artists of Northwest Arkansas to support the work of artists in Arkansas, Kansas, Oklahoma and Missouri. The primary goal of the show is to acknowledge, promote and encourage artists in multiple media and disciplines. Our award's judge is Shannon Dillard Mitchell who is currently the Consulting Curator for Tyson Foods, Inc. Headquarters and an Independent Exhibition Curator and Fine Art Consultant. General Application Fee is $50 and membership application fee is $40 for up to 3 images per application. Additional images are $10 with a limit of 5 total images. If you would like to become a member of the Artists of Northwest Arkansas, please view our membership page. General membership to the Artists of Northwest Arkansas is $20 per year with discounts for family and students. This year we are excited about our online submission process. If you have any questions you have technical support at Juried Art Services. Full prospectus here: http://www.juriedartservices.com/index.php?content=event_info&event_id=933 If you would like to talk to someone at ANA, you may contact Shawna Elliott, our online application expert, at [email protected]
  • “Flowers Of Spring” Call for Entries

    “Flowers of Spring” Art Call by Art-Competition.net with $7,600 in Cash and Prizes. Deadline: May 11, 2015. (Winners will receive extensive marketing of their work.) Theme: “Flowers of Spring” The seasonal shift into spring historically has inspired artists to create some of their most beautiful works of art. Spring flowers have sym-bolized new life, beauty, peace and love. The abundance of flowers in the spring has always inspired and challenged the creative mind. This international juried competition is open to all artists 18 years of age or older. Entry fees: $20 (1 image), $35 (3 images) and $60 (7 images). The artist’s work can be any two-dimensional still medium, Painting, Drawing, Photography, Digital Art, Collage, Flat Fiber Art, etc. The work can be from representational to non-representational.
  • Call for Entries: TRAHC's 27th Annual Juried Exhibition

    7/10/15 - 8/8/15
    TRAHC is now accepting entries for the following summer exhibition: TRAHC's 27th Annual Juried Exhibition July 10 – August 8, 2015 Eligibility: National Fee: $35.00 (TRAHC's 27th Annual Juried Exhibition Entry Fee) Event Dates: 7/10/15 - 8/8/15 Entry Deadline: 5/10/15 TRAHC’s 27th Annual Juried Exhibition is a juried exhibition celebrating local, regional, and national artists. The competition is hosted by the Texarkana Regional Arts and Humanities Council, an arts council located in Texarkana, Texas, and generously sponsored by E-Z Mart, Inc. The exhibition is open to all artists 18 years and older in the disciplines of Drawing, Mixed Media, Painting, Print-making, and Sculpture. Selected work will be exhibited at the Regional Arts Center from July 10 – August 8, 2015. AWARDS Yates Collection Purchase Award…..$1000 Best of Show………………………….$1000 First Place………………………………$750 Second Place………………………..…$500 Third Place……………………………..$300 Fourth Place……………………………$200 Deadline Entries must by entered into Callforentry.org, by Midnight, Sunday May 10, 2015. Generously sponsored by E-Z Mart, Inc. Click the link below for prospectus and to apply for this call! https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=2482&sortby=fair_name&apply=yes
  • ZEITGEIST: ALL-CALL TO ARTISTS

    Deadline: May 3rd, 2015 Exhibition: June 4th- July 4th
    Gallery 221, located in downtown Little Rock is currently looking for artist’s submissions for a group exhibition that will show from June 4th- July 4th called Zeitgeist. All mediums are welcome to apply. For further information go to Gallery221 on Facebook, or follow this link. ` https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BwDx5RJgReMUMTJBc1NrcktaV28/view?usp=sharing
  • "Light & Shadow" A Group Exhibition of photography

    May 18, 2015
    Art-Competition.net announces a Call to Photographers for "Light & Shadow" an online exhibit opening June 12, 2015. Deadline: May 18, 2015. Ten photographers will be selected for the group exhibit consisting of 1 to 4 photographs from each selected photographer. Theme: "Light & Shadow” The judges will be looking for photographs defining forms, projecting emotion, and emphasizing the narrative with transitions from light to shadow. The light and shadow in this work should emphasize the subject whether it is representational or abstract, with or without digital manipulation. The exhibit will be extensively marketed with numerous Press Releases, Social Media Marketing, Event Listings & Event Calendars, and featured in our Art Market Newsletter with over 16,000 subscribers. Entry fee: $20 for the initial entry and $10 for each additional image.
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