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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.
  • Regional Juried Exhibition

    Deadline for Entries: October 17, 2014
    The Arts Council of Southeast Missouri is excited to expand their Regional Juried Exhibition to all artists, 18 years and older, residing in the 5 state area! Artists are encouraged to submit works that interpret any aspect of the Southeast Missouri region as well as its bordering states. The Jurors for the Regional Juried Exhibition are Hannah and Blake Sanders. Cash awards will be presented for Best of Show, Second Place, and three honorary awards. The Entry Fee is $25 for up to three entries (Arts Council members pay $20). View the Full Prospectus at http://www.capearts.org/RegionalShow.aspx
  • World Illustration Awards

    11/21/2014-02/09/2015
    For nearly four decades, the AOI has presented the most comprehensive and significant awards for illustration in the UK. Now, for the first time in it's history, the organisation welcomes an international partner, the Directory of Illustration, to create the World Illustration Awards. Work entered into the World Illustration Awards will be reviewed by a jury of distinguished and international industry professionals. The competition shortlist reflects exceptional work by illustrators currently making an outstanding contribution to visual culture. Shortlisted work is showcased online, allowing commissioners and industry peers to browse work and contact successful artists directly. Each year’s shortlist is available to view permanently in the Awards archive. Award Winners will be announced at a prestigious ceremony at Somerset House, the major arts and cultural centre in the heart of London. Selected works will be exhibited in their spectacular Terrace Rooms before touring the UK, as well as being showcased in an accompanying publication, which will be circulated to all major commissioners of illustration. Following its display at Somerset House the exhibition tours to multiple venues across the UK. This national tour receives approximately 40,000 visitors during its run. A publication will be launched to coincide with this exhibition and will be available from October 2015.
  • 2015 Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Awards

    Each year the International Sculpture Center presents an award competition to its member colleges and universities as a means of supporting, encouraging, and recognizing the work of young sculptors and their supporting schools’ faculty and art program. The Student Award winners participate in an exhibition at Grounds For Sculpture, as well as a traveling exhibition hosted by arts organizations across the country. Winners’ work is also featured in Sculpture magazine. Each winner receives a one-year membership at the ISC and all winners are eligible to apply for a full sponsored residency to study in Switzerland. To nominate students for this competition, the nominees’ university must first be an ISC University level member. University Membership costs $200 for universities in the USA, Canada and Mexico, or $220 for international universities, and includes a number of benefits. Students who are interested should talk to their professors about getting involved. To find out more about the program please visit the website http://www.sculpture.org/StudentAwards/2015 or email studentawards@sculpture.org Deadlines: Nominations Open: January 1, 2015 University Membership Registration: March 16, 2015 Online Student Nomination Form: March 23, 2015 Online Student Submission Form: April 13, 2015
  • Call for Entries – “All Photography” Online Art Competition

    Deadline January 27, 2015
    Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces a call for entries for the gallery’s 4th Annual “All Photography” online art competition for the month of January 2015. Photographers from around the world are called upon to make online submissions for inclusion in to the Gallery’s February 2015 online group art exhibition. The deadline to apply is January 27th and the winners will receive extensive worldwide publicity. For further information and to apply online http://www.lightspacetime.com
  • The Sex Issue: Volume X

    February 14, 2015
    The Sex Issue: Volume X Projekt30 seeks art for its 10th and final "Sex Issue" exhibition addressing gender and sex. We are accepting work ranging from the personal, to the political, to the near-pornographic. This competition will be publicly juried: all submissions are presented to viewers who help select the winners. The show will be promoted to our exclusive mailing list of art galleries and collectors, as well as on the web. Projekt30 is a web-host dedicated to fine artists. Since 2003 we've featured over 10,000 artists and sold thousands of artworks. $35 Entry fee, for 10 images. Free for Projekt30 members. Deadline: February 2, 2015 Opens: Valentine's Day February 14, 2015 Prospectus: http://www.projekt30.com/tsix_prospectus.html Website: http://www.projekt30.com
  • "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.
  • FORCE OF NATURE: Exploring the Power of the Feminine

    Entry deadline: March 30, 2015. Show dates: July 6–August 14, 2015
    National Juried Exhibition July 6–August 14, 2015 Karl Drerup Art Gallery and The Silver Center for the Arts Plymouth State University, Plymouth, NH When women demonstrate their feminine power and energy in positive ways that command deep respect, they are often referred to as a FORCE OF NATURE. We are calling for artwork to reflect this theme. Broadly interpreted, concepts might range from myth and legend to the personal, historical or political. Artwork considering Nature (as in Mother Nature and her natural forces), eco art and ecofeminism are also strongly encouraged. We are asking for artists, both male and female, WCA-members and non-members, working individually or collectively to submit to this call for entry. Juror: Judith Brodsky WCA Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Judith K. Brodsky is Distinguished Professor Emerita, Department of Visual Arts, Rutgers University; Founding Director of the Rutgers Center for Innovative Print and Paper (renamed the Brodsky Center in her honor); co-founder and co-director with Ferris Olin of the Rutgers Institute for Women and Art, and The Feminist Art Project, a national program to promote recognition of women artists. She is past national president of ArtTable, the College Art Association, and the Women's Caucus for Art. She was a contributor to The Power of Feminist Art, the first comprehensive history of the American women's movement in art. A printmaker and artist, Brodsky's work is in the permanent collections of over 100 museums and corporations. Eligibility: WCA members and non-members of any gender, working individually or collectively, who live in the United States are invited to submit artworks for this exhibition. Artwork Specifications: Up to three artworks. 2D, 3D, video, installation and performance are acceptable for submission. Detailed proposals for site specific installations, videos and performances will be considered. Entry fee: $25 for current WCA members, $35 for non-members. Up to three artworks. Complete details, prospectus, and entry instructions are available at http://wcanh.org/index.php/exhibitions/force-of-nature
  • Call for Art - “All Women” Online Art Competition

    Ends 2/24/2015
    Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces a call for art for the gallery’s 4th Annual “All Women” Juried Online Art Competition for the month of February 2015. The gallery invites all 2D and 3D women artists (including photography) from around the world are called upon to make online submissions for possible inclusion in to the Gallery’s March 2015 online group art exhibition. Light Space & Time encourages entries from artists regardless of where they reside and regardless of their experience or education in the art field to send the gallery their best representational or non-representational art. There is no theme for this art competition. The deadline to apply to this art competition is February 24, 2015. Winners receive extensive worldwide publicity and promotion. In addition, artists shall also receive a digital Award Certificate, Event Postcard, Event Catalogue, Press Releases and “Leveraging Your Success” marketing materials if they place in this exhibition. For further information and to apply online http://www.lightspacetime.com
  • Call For “Black & White Photography” $7,600 in cash and prizes

    February 16, 2015
    Art-Competition.net is proud to announce a call to photographers: “Black & White Photography” - $7600 in Cash and Prizes – (Winners will receive extensive marketing of their work.) Deadline: February 16, 2015. Black and white photography where the photographer’s lens captures a moment in time, a facial gesture, a flicker, reflection, glimpse, movement or expression. The work can express any aspect from representational to non-representational. For all photographers 18 years of age or older working in any still photographic medium including digital enhancement.
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