(New)6th Annual Bower Center Annual National Juried Exhibition - VA
Deadline: April 4, 2018. The Bower Center for the Arts in Bedford, VA announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, May 22 - June 30, 2018. 1st $750 + solo exhibit, 2nd $400, 3rd $200, min of 3 Awards of Merit $75 ea. Juror: Katherine Shortridge, Artist-Professor, Roanoke College, Salem VA. Open to artists age 18 and over. All entries must be original works (no reproductions), created by the artist within the past three years, and not have been in a previous juried exhibit at Bower Center. Acceptable media includes, but not limited to, painting, drawing, print-making, collage, pastel, mixed media, photography, mosaics, sculpture, fiber, and glass (stained or fused). $30 entry fee. More info. visit: https://www.bowercenter.org/single-post/2017/06/16/6th-Annual-Bower-Center-National-Juried-Exhibition
(New)Know South/No South Photogrpahy CFE + Award – GA
Deadline: April 11, 2018. APG is seeking photographic projects that provide new insight and a better understanding of the American South today. The show, Know South/No South, will explore or challenge the idea of Southern identity in the 21st century. This themed exhibition that will be juried by Richard McCabe, photography curator at the Ogden Museum in New Orleans. McCabe will be selecting works from 6-8 artists for the exhibition. One artist will be selected for a purchase award of $2,500 and selected works will enter the High Museum permanent collection. This show is limited to residents of the Southern US or work made in the Southern US: Virginia, West Virginia, Delaware, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana, Tennessee, Kentucky, Arkansas, Texas, and Oklahoma. You must be an APG Member to enter. Submission Materials: 10 - 20 images, Artist Statement & Bio. Entry fee: Members $50/10 or $75/20 Student Members: $25/10 or $40/20. More details and entry on the APG website. https://www.atlantaphotographygroup.org/events/2018/2/28/call-for-entry-know-south
(New)The Exchange Gallery's Wearable Art Show - PA
Deadline: April 7, 2018. The Exchange Gallery in Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, calls artists and imaginative sew-ers of all ages and levels of experience to design and make a piece of wearable art -- any item from a pin to a full-sized ensemble! You may use any fabric, yarn, applique, or any other material you wish; we encourage the use of recycled stuff. The item must be able to be WORN on the body, in any possible way that the artist chooses. No entry fee, price as set by the artist; artist receives 80% of the sale price. For more information, visit: https://www.exchangearts.org/calls-for-entry Exchange Gallery, 24 East Main Street, Bloomsburg PA 17815 -- 570-317-2596 -- Exchange@Exchangearts.org
(New)26th Annual Colored Pencil Society of America International Exhibition - IL
Deadline: March 31, 2018. The Colored Pencil Society of America announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, July 12 - August 19, 2018 at the Bridgeport Art Center, Third Floor Gallery in Chicago, IL. $5000 Best of Show, >$10000 in other awards. Juror: Mark Pascale. Open to all artists age 18 and over. Media must be 100% colored pencil on a manufacturer-prepared surface (scratchboard not allowed). Use of any other additional media (watercolor, acrylic, oil, ink, etc.) or artist-prepared surface disqualifies entry. Artwork must be two-dimensional. Concept, design, and execution of the artwork must be solely that of the artist. No images produced by drawing over a digital reproduction. No reproductions of artwork allowed (giclee, print, etc.) Artwork must have been completed after March 31, 2015 and not previously hung in any CPSA International Exhibition. CPSA members $25, non-members $35, for one or two entries. More info (PDF): https://cpsa.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/CPSA_2018_IntlExhib_Prospectus.pdf
Deadline: April 30, 2018. SEXTET is a group exhibition highlighting six contemporary artists. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery from June 14- July 7, 2018. Each of the six artists presented will exhibit three or more works. The exhibition will also be documented in a catalog. Entry is open to all artists working in any media, entry deadline is April 30, 2018. The online entry form is at: http://www.slowart.com/prospectus/sextet.htm
(New)7th International Photography Annual - OH
Deadline: April 1, 2018. Manifest announces a call to artists for an upcoming publication. $2,000 in cash prizes. The International Photography Annual is open to any artist submitting original works of art created within the time frame of 2015 - 2018. Professionals and students in all disciplines are encouraged to submit. Manifest is eager to receive works in a wide range of applications with the qualification being that artwork submitted is representative of high quality "photography or lens-based art." $25 entry fee. For more info. visit: http://www.manifestgallery.org/inpha7/index.html Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 513-861-3638. http://www.manifestgallery.org/
(New)Call for Artists and Curator Proposals - MD
Deadline: April 14, 2018. The Brentwood Arts Exchange is seeking proposals from artists and curators to present exhibitions for available dates November 2018 - December 2020. Solo and group exhibitions are welcome. We support art in all media and forms. Proposals may be for the Main Gallery, the soon-to-open Lab Gallery, or both. Proposals will also be considered inclusion in exhibitions curated in-house. Full information and the application is online at https://m-ncppc.submittable.com Contact; 301-277-2863
(New)2019 Exhibition Season Call for Art - NY Deadline: March 31st, 2018. The Kirkland Art Center is accepting artist portfolio submissions. The extendeddeadline is March 31st, 2018 for the 2019 Exhibition Season. To submit works, please follow the guidelines provided in the web submission form - https://form.jotform.com/73224549024150
The KAC is a multi-arts center with a long history of exhibiting emerging to established artists. Featuring 8-10 solo and group exhibitions each year, the KAC provides artists with the opportunity to show their work in the Upstate New York region. We accept painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, mixed media, collage, digital media, and photography. * There is a $10 non-refundable submission fee for non-members. KAC Members are free. To become a member today, visit: http://www.kacny.org/membership
(New)Call for Artists - 3rd Annual "Landscapes" Art Competition - CA Deadline: March 27, 2018. Fusion Art invites submissions for its 3rd Annual “Landscapes” online art competition for an exhibition in the month of April 2018. For this competition artists, worldwide, are encouraged to share their artistic vision and interpretation of natural scenery and the physical elements of landforms such as mountains, hills, valleys, deserts, farmland, trees, rivers, lakes, ponds, forests, wilderness, polar regions, rainforests, islands and tropical landscapes. The artwork can range from realism to surrealism to abstraction and all artists, regardless of location or experience, are encouraged to submit their best representational or non-representational landscape art and photography. Cash prizes will be given and Best in Show winners in each category are invited to participate in a group show in Palm Springs in 2018. Winners and finalists are provided with worldwide exposure, by having their work promoted through Fusion Art’s website, in hundreds of release announcements, email marketing, online event calendars, art news websites and through the gallery’s social media outlets. Please visit https://fusionartps.com/3rd-landscapes-art-competition-april-2018/ for full competition guidelines and to submit.
(New)52nd Annual Lewiston Art Festival - NY
Deadline: April 1, 2018. Lewiston Council on the Arts seeks artists for a juried art and fine craft competition and show on August 11 & 12, 2018 on Center Street in Lewiston, NY. $5,000 in awards. Over 20,000 people will attend this much anticipated outdoor festival, which attracts art lovers from Western New York and Southern Ontario, as well as international visitors from Niagara Falls, 10 minutes away. The festival is Lewiston's signature event and features work by 175 exceptional artists and fine crafters. Categories include Painting; Graphic Arts (Drawing, Printmaking, T-Shirts, Computer Generated Art); Mixed Media; Photography; Pottery/Ceramics/Glass; Fiber; Jewelry; Sculpture; and Wood. College Alley features the work of high school and college students to provide them an opportunity to gain exhibiting experience. The event is held rain or shine. Free parking. No admission charge. Booth Sitters. Complimentary artist awards breakfast Sunday morning. $15 jury fee + $200 booth fee. For more info, visit: https://artcouncil.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/2018_artist_application.pdf
Techne - A Juried Exhibition Examining Art and Science – PA Deadline: April 28, 2018. Techne is a juried exhibition examining the relationship between art and science as methods of making sense of the world around us. Participating artists are asked to create an original piece of artwork in any medium that is related to science in some aspect. Examples include (but are not limited to) a new artistic technique in relation to a scientific study or theory, the use of non-traditional materials in the creation of a piece, or the exploration of a scientific notion in the process of making. The goal should be a pursuit of new concepts and technologies, within science and art together, to fundamentally change how we perceive our experience and/or reality. There is no age restriction, but applicants under 18 years old will need a parent or guardian’s consent. Awards: 1st place: $250 and a solo show at Arthaus Projects in 2019. 2nd place: $150. 3rd place: $75. Please visit www.arthausprojects.com/techne for more information and to apply. HOT/COOL National Juried Show - VA Deadline: March 30, 2018. Gallery Underground in Arlington, Virginia just outside Washington DC invites all artists residing in the United States to enter its national juried show HOT/COOL, May 1-25, 2018. Open to all media. Total $500 cash awards. Juried by internationally known artist and instructor Glen Kessler. Artists are encouraged to creatively interpret the terms hot and cool, which can describe colors, temperatures, desirability, popular culture, presentation or appearance. Up to 5 artworks may be submitted: $35 for up to 2 pieces, $6 fee per subsequent entry, up to 3 more. More info., visit: http://www.galleryunderground.org/hot-cool-national-juried-show-may-1-25-2018/ Contact: email@example.com or call 571-483-0652. http://www.galleryunderground.org/ AXIS GALLERY: 13th NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION - CA Deadline: Sun, June 3rd, 2018. Axis Gallery is pleased to have Lucía Sanromán, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, Director of Visual Arts, as juror for the 13th National Juried Exhibition. All artists working in contemporary original 2D and 3D work in any media and video are encouraged to apply. Along with the exhibition of all the excepted work there will be cash awards and a printed exhibition catalogue. For more information visit www.axisgallery.org. US Military Veterans Exhibition - The VetStories Project - NC Deadline: April 13, 2018. The Arts Council of Wayne County in North Carolina is extending an invitation to US Military Veterans to exhibit their artwork in our gallery as part of The VetStories Project; a multi-faceted visual and performing arts experience. The VetStories Project will include an art exhibit from May 18 - May 31st and a stage performance based on the lives and stories of military veterans on Sunday, May 27th, in Goldsboro, NC. All mediums and genres are will be accepted for judging. To participate in the exhibit: 1. Email us a high-resolution jpeg photo of your artwork. Please save the file titled with your last name and the title of the piece. EX: WalkerNameOfPainting.jpg 2. In the body of the Email include the title, medium, and dimensions of the piece. 3. Include your name, physical address, phone number, and Email address. 4. Please note your preferred method of contact. 5. Emails must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by Midnight April 13, 2018. 6. Each artist may submit up to 3 pieces. A $15 entry fee will be charged for each piece of artwork entered in the exhibit. Artists participating in this exhibit will receive a complimentary Family Pack of Tickets to the stage presentation of VetStories; a $40.00 value. Entry fees may be paid online at our website (https://app.mobilecause.com/form/ub7ZDg?utm_source=embed&utm_medium=page&utm_campaign=donation), by phone if using a card (919-736-3300), or sent in by physical check (see address below). Artists can also register their pieces and pay by texting VETSTORIES to 41444. The fine print... Entries are open to Veterans across the United States. Artists will receive a notification by email about the juror’s decision. Artists are responsible for shipping costs to and from the exhibit. Artists must have insurance policies for their own artwork. Accepted artwork can be delivered in person between May 7 - 15th, to the Arts Council of Wayne County 102 N. John Street, Goldsboro, NC 27530.
Oars for Art - MD Deadline: April 2, 2018. Philadelphia Sculptors, working in collaboration with the Havre de Grace Maritime Museum, in Havre de Grace, MD, invites artists working in 3D media to put their oars in the water and participate in a creative repurposing of maritime artifacts. The Havre de Grace Maritime Museum has served as a repository for abandoned, forgotten and neglected wooden oars and paddles. No longer attached to rowboats, canoes or kayaks, they have lost their identity and purpose. Artists will now have an opportunity to breathe new life into these artifacts by transforming them into artworks. During July and August, 2018, the resulting creations will be exhibited in various indoor locations and storefronts in the commercial center of Havre de Grace and environs before being returned to the Museum in September and October for a final exhibition and auction to benefit the Museum and the artists. Havre de Grace is a picturesque small town located on the Upper Chesapeake Bay about an hour and fifteen minutes from Philadelphia, and about an hour from Baltimore. There is an $18 submission fee, and accepted artists will receive a $200 stipend. For more info and to apply go to http://philasculptors.org/page00000414.html Nine-month Residency - MI Deadline: June 18, 2018. The Kirk Newman Art School at the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts is once again offering Nine-Month Post Baccalaureate Residencies for 2018-2019. Residencies are available in jewelry/metals, ceramics, photography/digital media, painting and printmaking. Please inform your senior B.A. and B.F.A. students about of this unique opportunity. Detailed information and an application for the Post Baccalaureate Residency can be found on our website www.kiarts.org under the Art School tab. Deadline for application is June 18, 2018. For further questions, you may contact me at email@example.com. Call for Exhibition Proposals: FrontierSpace Missoula – MT Deadline: May 1st, 2018. FrontierSpace is a unique alternative gallery space dedicated to exhbiting emerging and established contemporary artists in Missoula, Montana. Please follow this link to the submission form, and click the image in the banner to pay the $10 submission fee: https://frontierspace.org/submissions/ FrontierSpace Missoula’s Main and Auxiliary Galleries can both be used for exhibition. Both gallery spaces have lighting, 10 foot plus high ceilings, and are equipped to handle sound and video installation. The gallery can provide 24 hour access for installation. The mission of FrontierSpace Missoula is to contribute to the artistic community of Missoula and Montana. We intend to provide a professional, alternative community and social dialogue to our approach to the art experience. We strive to connect new creative and critical thinkers from outside, as well as from within the regional community to enrich artistic dialogue. We strive to provide opportunities for new work to be exposed to Montana while also fostering possibilities for Montana to interact with a broader artistic community. It is our intention to consistently look towards possibilities, welcome ideas, and expand the artistic horizon. 2018 Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors - ONLINE Deadline: April 2, 2018. Each year View holds the Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors, which is open to all artists working in water based media. This includes transparent and opaque watercolors, acrylics, casein, egg tempera, gouache and ink. All submissions must be made through OnlineJuriedShows.com. Juror of Selection: Daniel K. Tennant. Daniel K. Tennant studied for four years under nationally known watercolorist, Merrill A. Bailey, AWS (1909-1981). Daniel earned a BFA in painting from Syracuse University where he was a scholarship student… Over the past twenty nine years he has won thirteen various awards at the ANEAW and five of those awards were the Peoples’ Choice award. Dan is married and has four grown children. He lives in Central New York State where he paints almost daily. Juror of Awards: Douglas Wiltraut, AWS, NSPC&A. Douglas Wiltraut, one of America’s foremost painters in egg tempera and dry brush watercolor graduated from Kutztown University, Kutztown, PA with a BFA in Painting in 1973. Currently the President of the National Society of Painters in Casein & Acrylic, Inc., he has been the recipient of the Butler Institute of American Art Award, the Today’s Art Medal, the Knickerbocker Artists Gold and Silver Medals of Honor and four-time recipient of the Ralph Fabri Medal. In 1999 he was awarded the Adirondacks Wilderness Award with the Rouse Gold Medallion followed by the Trails & Streams Medal in 2000, both in the Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors… Through the generous donation of our supporters, View and the Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors is able to offer over $14,000 in awards and prizes. For more details and to apply, visit: https://www.onlinejuriedshows.com//Default.aspx?OJSID=20933 Call for Solo Exhibition 2019 - MD Deadline: March 30, 2018. VisArts invites artists working in all media to apply for 2019 Solo Exhibitions in the Gibbs Street Gallery and Common Ground Gallery. The Gibbs Street Gallery offers exhibitions that explore the breadth of contemporary art featuring emerging to mid-career artists. Exhibits reflect a wide range of media and experimental approaches that offer the viewer unexpected interactions with art. The gallery is approximately 1,100 square feet with 16 ft. ceilings. It is on the street level with floor to ceiling windows along one wall. International, national and local artists are welcome to apply. The Common Ground Gallery features exhibitions that reflect the creative pursuits of artists from our community. The gallery is located on the second floor and is approximately 300 square feet. Artists must live in the Mid-Atlantic region to apply for a solo exhibition in this gallery. Applicants who have participated in a solo exhibition at VisArts within the past two years are not eligible to apply. All application materials must be submitted online through our website no later than 11:59 pm EST on 03/30/2018. https://visarts.submittable.com/submit/98811/call-for-solo-exhibition-2019 8th Annual Juried Exhibit, Mix It Up, Call for Artists - CA Deadline: May 1, 2018. The Town of Danville’s Village Theatre Art Gallery is seeking artists who create artwork using all types media to submit their artwork for the 8th Annual Juried Exhibition, which is set for June 29 – August 25, 2018. The deadline for entries is May 1, 2018. The Village Theatre Art Gallery seeks to promote and celebrate the visual arts in a variety of media. This is the year to Mix it Up! Accepting artwork submissions in the form of sculpture, prints, photography, original paintings and all mixed media. For detailed information on submitting your artwork, visit our website at: www.villagetheatreartgallery.com About the Juror: Richard (Ric) Ambrose has extensive experience in art administration and strategic planning which includes fundraising, donor cultivation, marketing, facility operations and program development to the Richmond Art Center. In more than twenty-eight years, Ric has managed or curated more than 200 exhibitions in art, science and history in a variety of multimedia formats. He is a practicing artist and has taught studio art at several colleges. Ric is represented by Hespe Gallery in San Francisco. An Opening Reception for the juried exhibition is scheduled for Friday, June 29, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00.m. Complimentary refreshments will be served. The exhibit will run through August 25, 2018. Artwork in the exhibition will be for sale. The Village Theatre and Art Gallery is open to visitors Wednesday through Friday 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., Saturday 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., and Monday and Tuesday by appointment only. The Art Gallery is closed on Sundays. Admission is free and donations are appreciated. For more information, contact Visual Arts Coordinator Marija Nelson Bleier at (925) 314-3460 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Art Exhibition: We Are Takoma - MD Deadline: June 4, 2018. The City of Takoma We Are Takoma cultural series is seeking proposals from artists who wish to participate in group exhibitions in 2019 in the galleries of the Takoma Park Community Center. Artists do not need to be Takoma Park residents. Individual artists working in any visual art medium are encouraged to apply, as well as independent curators or artist collectives with proposals for their own cohesive group exhibitions. Artists aren’t paid but are welcome to sell their work with no commission. Apply online: www.takomaparkmd.gov/arts Call to Artists: Art and Fear, A National Juried Exhibit - MO Deadline: April 14, 2018. The Arts Council of Southeast Missouri is now accepting submissions for the 2018 National Juried Exhibition, titled ART AND FEAR. Each piece must interpret this year’s theme, which will include elements that trigger our fears, anxieties, or phobias. Being a national juried show, ART AND FEAR will showcase original artwork made by artists from all across the United States. Artists must be at least 18 years old and currently residing in the United States to enter. To view the Prospectus and Online Entry Form, visit www.capearts.org/ArtandFear. You may also call us at 573-334-9233 for questions, or email the gallery manager at email@example.com for more information. The ICCCIA Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition - PA Deadline: April 1, 2018. The 2018 ICCCIA Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition. The 8th International Conference of Contemporary Cast Iron Art invites artists to submit work for 2018 ICCCIA Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition. This juried exhibition will display 10 to 13 large-scale sculptures throughout the Lackawanna Heritage Valley and the areas surrounding Scranton, PA. All accepted works will have been created by registered participants of ICCCIA. Artists are encouraged to consider the conference theme, "Post Industrial Iron: Divergence, Dialog, and New Directions." The goal of this exhibition is to showcase sculptures that relate closely to the Lackawanna Heritage Valley’s industrial history. The 2018 call for entries welcomes submissions from locally, regionally, nationally and internationally exhibiting artists. The sculptures selected for the 2018 ICCCIA Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition will be exhibited in three distinct locations throughout Lackawanna Heritage Valley from May 28, 2018 to May 30, 2019. https://www.icccia.com/outdoor-exhibition-opportunities.html
Call for 2019 Site-Specific Artist Installations at Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site - PA Deadline: June 13, 2018. Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site is currently accepting proposals for its 2019 season of site-specific artist installations. We're again offering two funding levels: $7,500 per standard project, and $15,000 per Criminal Justice Today project. The deadline for proposals is June 13, 2018. For guidelines and to apply, visit http://www.easternstate.org/art. www.easternstate.org Montpelier Arts Center: Library Gallery Competition 2018 – MD Deadline: March 31, 2018. Montpelier Arts Center is holding a competition for exhibitions that will be held in the Library Gallery September 2018 - August 2019. To be eligible, artists must be 18 years & older and reside in Maryland. Previous winners from 2012 to the present are ineligible. The juror may elect to exhibit artists who apply for solo shows or artists who apply as groups. An honorarium of $300 will be presented for each exhibition to the artist(s) exhibiting (i.e. groups would share the $300 honorarium.) The Montpelier Arts Center staff will handle all promotion and installation, as well as the reception. Please note, the Arts Center retains a 25% commission on sales of works sold during the competition. There is no entry fee for this competition. For more information, visit: https://montpelierartscenter.submittable.com/submit/102961/library-gallery-competition-2018; http://arts.pgparks.com/2143/Montpelier-Arts-Center Solo Exhibition 2019 - MD Deadline: March 30th, 2018. VisArts invites artists working in all media to apply for 2019 Solo Exhibitions in the Gibbs Street Gallery and Common Ground Gallery. The Gibbs Street Gallery offers exhibitions that explore the breadth of contemporary art featuring emerging to mid-career artists. Exhibits reflect a wide range of media and experimental approaches that offer the viewer unexpected interactions with art. The gallery is approximately 1,100 square feet with 16 ft. ceilings. It is on the street level with floor to ceiling windows along one wall. International, national and local artists are welcome to apply. The Common Ground Gallery features exhibitions that reflect the creative pursuits of artists from our community. The gallery is located on the second floor and is approximately 300 square feet. Artists must live in the Mid-Atlantic region to apply for a solo exhibition in this gallery. Applicants who have participated in a solo exhibition at VisArts within the past two years are not eligible to apply. Website: https://visarts.submittable.com/submit/98811/call-for-solo-exhibition-2019