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2016 Art Kudos Competition – $4,500 in cash awards
Deadline: 06/30/2016 | Location: National
Awards Judge: David Dodge Lewis, Barger-Barclay Professor of Fine Arts at Hampden-Sydney College. Open to all artists 18 and older. All media, except video/film, wearable art. $35 for 3 images. Selected finalists will appear in a year-long online exhibition at www.artkudos.com beginning August 15th. $4,500 in cash awards: Best of Show - $1,200; Second Place - $1,000; Third Place - $750; Founder's Award of Distinction - $500; (3) Merit Awards - $250 each; (3) Honorable Mentions - $100 each. http://www.artkudos.com/prospectus.html
Dreams | INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHIC CALL FOR ENTRIES THEME | Dreams Dreams have inspired visual artists for centuries. Dreams come in many forms; for example, visions, delusions, fantasy, imagination, specters, nightmares, hallucinations, aspirations, etc. All genres, capture types, and photo-based processes are eligible to submit. JUROR | Jennifer DeCarlo Jennifer DeCarlo is the owner and founder of jdc Fine Art in San Diego. Her gallery is dedicated to contemporary fine art photography.  Prior to opening her own Gallery, Ms. DeCarlo worked as the Assistant Director at the Schneider Gallery in Chicago. She earned her Master of Fine Arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and wrote for the international photography association AIPAD for almost five years. ABOUT THE CENTER FOR FINE ART PHOTOGRAPHY Founded in 2004 by photographers, The Center for Fine Art Photography is a nonprofit 501(C)(3) photography organization. We provide support to photographic artists through exhibition, promotion, portfolio reviews, publication, education and connection to a large community of other artists, curators, gallery owners and photographic professionals. Open Tues-Sat, Free. HONORS | AWARDS An international audience of collectors, curators, art consultants and other advocates of fine art photography will view the chosen artist’s work throughout the exhibition. All chosen artists are invited to complimentary portfolio reviews, lunch and portfolio sharing on the reception weekend. Each participant is included in the Center’s Main Gallery exhibition in Fort Collins, Colorado and Online Gallery exhibition. Juror’s Selection: $400.00 Director’s Selection: $200.00 Two LiveBooks Website Awards: Valued at $399 from liveBooks Honorable Mention Awards: 2 year membership and image submission to a Call for Entry at C4FAP. In addition artists' selected for the exhibition will also receive: Promotion on The Center's large social media platforms. Professional installation images for your use. In-gallery and online exhibition with links to artists' websites Press releases are sent to artists' choice of media outlets. SUBMISSION | ENTRY FEE MEMBERS | $29 for the three images. NON-MEMBERS | $39 for the first three images. ADDITIONAL IMAGES may be submitted for $9 each for members and $10 each for non-members. There is no limit to the number of images that may be submitted. NEW! Submission of 12 images and over qualifies the artist for a review of the work submitted. This review will be conducted by the Executive Director of C4FAP, Hamidah Glasgow. Image Upload Guidelines All images are submitted online on our website. To submit images visit our home page, create a free account or Login to your existing account to begin. Further instructions are available in the Calls for Entry Section of our website. IMPORTANT DATES Entries Due | June 30th , 2016 Notice Of Acceptance | July 15th, 2016 Exhibition Dates | November 4th-26th, 2016 Public + Artists’ Reception | November 4th, 6-8 pm Eligibility: Our calls for entry are open to all photographers world wide, both amateur and professional. The Center invites photographers working in all mediums, styles and schools of thought to participate. Exhibit Prints: In order to be included in the online gallery or to receive an award, you must provide a professionally printed and presented image for gallery exhibition. The Center recognizes that some work is non-traditional and the presentation type is integral to the work. Colorful frames must be pre-approved. To encourage participation by photographers from around the world, the Center offers optional, professional, printing and framing services. Additional details will be provided upon request. Acceptance Notice: Everyone who submits will receive an email notification of which images were accepted. Accepted images will be posted on the Center’s website. USE RIGHTS: Each artist retains all copyrights to their own images. Artist’s recognition is provided with any use. By submission for jurying, artists whose submissions are chosen for the exhibition grant The Center for Fine Art Photography the right to use their images for the purpose of promoting the artist, promoting the Center’s programs, promoting exhibitions and subsequent display on the Center’s website of current and past exhibitions. Promotions and images may also be placed on social networks for The Center for Fine Art Photography with artist credit. Artists grant the use of their image(s) as stated without further contact or compensation from the Center. Questions? Visit: http://www.c4fap.org | Email: [email protected] 970.224.1010 | Closed Sunday and Monday
stARTup Art Fair Chicago: Call for Independent Artists
Deadline: 06/30/2016 | Location: International
stARTup Art Fair Chicago is a contemporary art fair for independent artists. This three-day fair will run September 23-25, 2016 at the MileNorth Hotel in Chicago, and takes place at the same time as the nearby Expo Chicago gallery fair. Participating artists will have a fantastic opportunity to expose new work to a myriad of collectors, curators, gallery owners, art consultants, and writers who will be coming to the city for a weekend of contemporary art. One of the core missions of stARTup Art Fair is to provide a marketplace that gives artists the power to present and sell work on their own terms. All sales proceeds, as well as professional contacts made during the fair, belong 100% to the artists. * * APPLICATION DEADLINE: JUNE 30TH ** Those selected from the open application process will each take over a hotel room for the course of three days to present a solo show of their work. Through its democratic, online application, stARTup Art Fair gives artists the opportunity to have their work reviewed by an impressive, influential Selection Committee with a diverse range of art world professionals that includes: Elizabeth Dunbar, President & CEO, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY Allison Glenn, independent curator and writer, Chicago, IL Michelle Grabner, conceptual artist, curator, Milwaukee, WI and Chicago, IL Sabina Ott, artist, educator, curator, and founder of Terrain Exhibitions, Oak Park, IL Andrew Rafacz Owner, Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago, IL Toma Wolff, Director, Byron C. Cohen Gallery for Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO There are application and exhibitor fees. For more information and to apply, please visit: www.startupartfair.com/CHI/artists
California Open Juried Exhibition 2016
Deadline: 07/03/2016 | Location: California
What is California Open? The California Open Exhibition is the 9th annual juried art competition sponsored by TAG Gallery. The nationwide exhibition recognizes excellence in a diverse range of media and offers artists the opportunity to win cash awards and exhibit their finest work at Bergamot Station Arts Center, Southern California's largest art gallery complex and cultural center. APPLY HERE: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=3393&sortby=fair_name&apply=yes When is the deadline date to apply? July 3rd, 2016. How do I label images? Please click here to read media prep information. All images must be formatted to the following specifications: File format: JPEG, RGB color File dimensions: No smaller than 1920 pixels on the longest side File resolution: 72 ppi/dpi (standard web resolution) File size: 5 MB maximum What are the maximum dimensions? Hanging works are limited to 60” height and 36” width including frame and may no exceed 30 lbs. per unit. Sculptures are limited to 48” height and 20” depth and may not exceed 40 lbs. including base. How much does it cost to enter? $50 for the first three entries. Additional entries are an additional $10 each. Maximum of 6 entries. All fees are non-refundable and payable through callforentry.org. How do I know if I am eligible to enter? The CA Open is open to all U.S. residents, 18 years or older, working in fine art media. Categories include: Computer Art, Drawing, Mixed Media, Painting, Photography, Printmaking and Sculpture. No video, film, installations or artwork that requires special installation or assembly. Work must be original and completed since 2010. Can I submit one of my prints? We only accept pieces in their original medium. For instance, if you work in printmaking with a printing press and create multiple editions, we could accept any number edition in a series of prints because it is your original medium. However, if you create prints of a painting, we cannot accept a print because it is not the original medium. How do I apply to CA Open on CaFE? Click here to read instructions of how to apply. When do I find out if I’ve been accepted or not? Notifications will be emailed on July 15, 2016. If I’m accepted, will I receive instructions? Accepted artists will receive instructions for shipping and hand delivery. There is a $50 handling charge for shipped work. Shipping costs and insurance for the art is the responsibility of the artist. A pre-paid return shipping label or air bill is mandatory. Reusable shipping containers only. No wood crates or Styrofoam peanuts. What are the specifications for submitting my work once accepted? All work must be original, unsold work, and the artist must own the sole copyright to the art. Delivered work must match the image juried. Substitutions of accepted works will not be allowed. Frames, mats, and wiring must be professional quality. No saw-tooth handers. Wiring must be in good condition and substantial enough for the weight of the artwork. 2-D works on paper must be framed and under Plexiglas. All accepted work must remain at the gallery for the duration of the exhibit. Prices quoted on the entry form may not be changed after acceptance. How much commission will I get if I sell my work? All work must be available for sale. There is a 50% commission to TAG Gallery on sales during the exhibition and 30 days subsequent to the close of the exhibition. No work may be removed from the gallery until the close of the exhibition. Is the gallery liable for loss, theft or damage of artwork? Artwork will be handled with reasonable care. TAG Gallery and its representatives will not be responsible for loss, theft, or damage of artworks while in the gallery’s possession or in transit. What about copyright information? TAG Gallery reserves the right to reproduce accepted artwork for publicity and documentary purposes. TAG Gallery allows researchers and commercial filmmakers to use the gallery as a backdrop. All copyrights of the artwork are retained by the artist. What is the agreement? The submission of entries to this competition shall be understood to constitute an agreement on the part of the artist to all rules and conditions as set forth in the prospectus. Entries not meeting the criteria listed will be disqualified and the entry fee will not be refunded. What if I have other questions? For technical support questions regarding the application process on CaFE, contact [email protected] Please contact TAG Gallery at (310) 829-9556 or [email protected] for further questions.
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Summer 2016 Competition!
Deadline: 07/01/2016 | Location: International
Current Deadline: July 1, 2016 Midnight EST Juror: Jessica Roscio, Curator, Danforth Art Museum, Framingham, MA Apply Online! Entry is Free! Studio Visit is a series of juried artist books produced by the publishers of New American Paintings. We are pleased to offer artists an effective venue through which to introduce their work to a serious national audience of art world professionals. The publication presents all two- and three- dimensional media. This includes mixed media, painting, drawing, photography, and sculpture. Selected artists will be featured in volumes 35 & 36 of Studio Visit which will be released in the Winter of 2016/2017. Each high quality volume of Studio Visit features approximately 150 artists, who have been selected by professional curators. Selected artists will be given one full-color page that includes an image, contact information, and a brief artist statement. Studio Visit will be received by two thousand carefully selected curators and gallerists throughout the country as well as a growing subscriber base of collectors and art enthusiasts. Entering is easy and free! APPLY ONLINE NOW at www.studiovisitmagazine.slideroom.com Visit our website for more details! www.studiovisitmagazine.com Questions? Check out our FAQ Page! Because Studio Visit is sent to its recipients free of charge, accepted artists will be responsible for a $260 production and distribution fee.
FIVE by FIVE 2016 Exhibition
Deadline: 09/30/2016 | Location: International
CALL FOR ENTRIES - FIVE by FIVE 2016 Exhibition. You can be part of the Arts Council’s 5th annual FIVE by FIVE exhibition and show your work at the Tampa Museum of Art. It's Small Art for a BIG Cause on Friday, Oct. 21. SUBMIT your 5”x5" artwork SEPT. 26 - SEPT. 30. No fees. 2D, 3D, all mediums. Call details and online entry are at FiveByFiveTampaBay.com. Proceeds from donated artwork fund individual artist grants and workshops from the Arts Council of Hillsborough County.
Open Call to Coker College’s Cecelia Coker Bell Gallery
Deadline: 10/31/2016 | Location: South Carolina
The Cecelia Coker Bell Gallery is reviewing applications for 5 solo exhibitions for the 2017/18 season. Upload 10-15 images, image list, and CV to Dropbox.com and share folder with [email protected] or [email protected] or send materials to Ashley Gillespie, Coker College Art Dept., 300 East College Ave., Hartsville, SC 29550 (SASE if you want it returned). Gallery provides $300 towards shipping and $200 for a gallery talk. Deadline is Oct. 31, 2016. E-mail notifications will be sent out by mid-Dec. View our prospectus: http://www.ceceliacokerbellgallery.com, E-mail: [email protected], or 843-383-8156.
Hello Nature Lovers
Deadline: 12/31/2016 | Location: National
Your art is beautiful; now give it a sense of purpose. Be part of a community of artists making a commitment to do something more to save nature. Every piece of art can play a part in saving wilderness, protecting endangered species, or preserving a beautiful place. How much to give from your art and who to give to, are up to you. Visitors learn about you, your artwork, and the environmental work you support. Let your artwork be part of something that matters.