Opportunities for Artists

Opportunities for Artists

National Artist Calls courtesy www.findartinfobank.com

3rd Ward Open Call – NY
Deadline: Friday, December 17, 2010. You are invited to enter the 3rd Ward Open Call, offering you your own exhibition in New York City, complete with a massive opening reception. The opportunity is right here, and its yours. This is your chance at a 3-month live/work NYC residency, a $5,000 cash grant and access to the resources to help you create a body of work that is larger than the city itself, to present in your very own solo exhibit. NYC has one of the largest concentrations of international art-world players – including artists, buyers, collectors, curators, dealers, critics and enthusiasts – and can be your platform to showcase your vision to the world. New York City is Yours, if you want it. Prospectus: www.3rdwardopencall.com
Monmouth Festival of the Arts Call for Artists – NJ
Deadline: December 13, 2010. Monmouth Festival of the Arts seeks artists for their 41st annual festival, April 9-13, 2011 in Tinton Falls, New Jersey. Jurors: Grace Graupe-Pillard, Amy Roper Lyons, Perry Balog & Keith Mills. Work in all mediums of fine arts and fine crafts: oil, watercolor, pastel, mixed media, sculpture, ceramics, glass, wood, jewelry, fiber, other please contact. Jury in person or by CD. This is a professionally designed exhibition and artists do not need to be present throughout the show. Application fee: $20 per medium. Download application (PDF) at: http://www.monmouthfestivalofthearts.com/pdf/2011MFAApplicationInside-2011.pdf, or send a SASE to: 332 Hance Avenue, Tinton Falls, NJ 07724. Questions? Contact Arlene Berg at [email protected] or call 732-747-8278. http://www.monmouthfestivalofthearts.com
Romance – TX
Deadline: Monday, December 27, 2010. Romance: affair of the heart, amour, enchantment, fascination, fling, intrigue, love, passion, relationship, fanciful story or narrative. There are many interpretations of “Romance”. From a couple holding hands to swans swimming on a serene lake. From traditional hearts and flowers to a pair of little birds sitting on a wire. Romance is open to all photographers working in all mediums and styles. Selected images must be printed on paper no larger than 8.5 X 11 inches and will be displayed on the gallery walls unframed, hanging from ribbons and clips. Cash prizes and awards are offered. Visit website for prospectus: https://asmithgallery.com/Romance_Call_for_Entry.html. www.asmithgallery.com
“Express Yourself” Artists of All Mediums – KY
All mediums & visual styles of art/photography for an exhibit beginning on Febuary 4, 2011 at K.A.S. Gallery in Louisville’s Mellwood Art Center (Louisville, Kentucky). Selected artist will exhibit for 6 weeks and be eligilble for a future solo show. 1 entry/image $15; each addititional entry is $5. No more than 5 entries per artist. Deadline: December 15, 2010. Selected artist will be notified within 30 days after the submission deadline. Visit website for prospectus at: http://www.kentuckyartspeaks.com/kas-gallery, or send a SASE to: K.A.S. Gallery, 1806 Mellwood Ave., Bldg B, Louisville, KY 40206. Questions? Contact K.A.S. Gallery at [email protected].
“Beyond the Fold” – GA
Deadline: January 7, 11. Desotorow Gallery announces a call to artists for “Beyond the Fold,” an exhibition to be held Feb. 4 – Feb. 15, 2011. Beyond the Fold examines artists who utilize paper in a way that exceeds the utilitarian, two-dimensional expectations of the material. Further information about submitting work for the exhibition “Beyond the Fold,” including a complete list of dates, submission guidelines and forms, can be found at
http://www.desotorow.org/exhibits/calls/beyondthefold.html. Any questions about Desotorow Gallery and this exhibition can be addressed by calling 912.355.8204 or emailing [email protected].
“Discovering the Native Landscapes of Maryland’s Eastern Shore” – MD
Adkins Arboretum announces a call to artists for its twelfth annual Art Competition, to exhibit in February and March 2011 in Ridgely, MD. The competition’s theme reflects the Arboretum’s conservation mission. First- and second-place prizes awarded. Juror: Ricky Sears. Open to all original two- and three-dimensional fine arts, including outdoor sculpture and installations. No entry fee. Deadline: January 14, 2011. Visit website for complete details, call 410.634.2847, ext. 0, or e-mail [email protected]. http://www.adkinsarboretum.org
Love and Things Like Love – KY
Deadline: February 28, 11. May 27 – July 9, 2011. Love has endured as one of the most common topics in creative expression. Love and Things Like Love is an exhibition exploring the topic of love, from the poignant to the profane, from the heartfelt to the humorous. Artists are encouraged to investigate questions regarding the meaning of love such as: What does love look like? Is love a universal concept? What is love’s relevance to contemporary society? How do we experience love on a personal, familial, spiritual or societal level? Artwork may address a wide range of topics including (but not limited to) loss, nurturing, compassion, intimacy, disconnect, affection, or longing. LAL invites artists to openly and creatively interpret the theme. Artists may submit images and/or videos of their work along with an entry form, exhibition statement, and resume for consideration. All media will be considered. No entry fee. For guidelines and entry form visit http://www.lexingtonartleague.org/calltoartist.htm#Love 
“The Arrangement” call for entries – VT
Vermont Photo Space Gallery in Essex Jct., Vermont seeks entries for a photography exhibition. Free framing/ matting, Juror’s Choice, Peoples Choice. Juror: Paula Tognarelli. Any photographer can submit images they take provided they were not exhibited in a prior exhibit at the Vermont Photo Space Gallery. $20 entry fee. Deadline: December 22, 2010. Visit http://www.vermontphotospace.com/ex10 for more information. Questions? Please contact Polly Raine at [email protected] or call 802-777-FOTO. http://www.vermontphotospace.com
Call for Entries for “The Meticulous” – GA
Deadline: December 17, 10. Desotorow Gallery announces a call to artists for “The Meticulous,” an exhibition to be held Jan. 7-Jan. 18, 2011. In the current age of rapid technological advancement, where information can be acquired at the press of a button and everything needs to be done yesterday, The Meticulous celebrates artists whose work is defined by laborious process; art where the working procedure is meticulous, requiring countless hours of unsung commitment. The act of art-making blurs the line between obsession and introspection, and the artists are connected by a collective investment to their work. Further information about submitting work for the exhibition “The Meticulous,” including a complete list of dates, submission guidelines and forms, can be found at http://desotorow.org/exhibits/calls/meticulous.html. Any questions about Desotorow Gallery and this exhibition can be addressed by calling 912.355.8204 or emailing [email protected].
LENS 2011 National Juried Photography Exhibition – IL
Perspective Gallery in Evanston, IL seeks entries for a photography exhibition, March 3-27, 2011. Top Award: Feature Exhibition at Perspective Gallery & $200, First runner-up: $150, Second runner: up $100. Juror: Natasha Egan, curator at the Museum of Contemporary Photography. Photographers are invited to submit photographs for possible inclusion in the exhibition. All subject matter and photographic processes are welcome. $35 entry fee. Deadline: January 9, 2011. Download prospectus (PDF format) at: http://perspectivegallery.org/artistInfo/downloads/downloads/LENS2011Prospectus.pdf. Questions? Please contact Christopher Schneberger at [email protected] or call 847-200-1155. https://perspectivegallery.slideroom.com
7th Annual Drawing, Painting and Printmaking Competition – FL
Deadline: February 15, 11. Open theme. Palm Beach State College. Juror: Wendy M. Blazier, Senior Curator, Boca Raton Museum of Art. Awards of $1650. Entries due: February 15, 2011. Exhibit: April 21 – June 9, 2011. For a prospectus, send SASE to: Palm Beach State College Attn: Kristin M. Hopkins, Gallery Manager, Division of Humanities, MS15, 4200 Congress Avenue, Lake Worth, FL 33461 or download at: http://www.palmbeachstate.edu/x9339.xml.
“Half the Sky: Celebrating Women’s History Month” – IL
The Tall Grass Arts Association in Park Forest, IL announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, February 25 – May 8, 2011. Awards: $500 – first, $250 – second, $150 – third. Juror: Sabrina Raaf. All artists 18+ are eligible. $35 entry fee. Deadline: January 12, 2011. Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: Tall Grass Arts Association, 367 Artists Walk, Park Forest, IL 60466. Questions? Please contact Janet R. Muchnik at [email protected] or call 708-748-5123. http://www.tallgrassarts.org
“Dance With Me” – OH
Pop Revolution Gallery in Mason, Ohio announces a call to artists for an international juried art exhibition, February 12 – March 3, 2011. Best of Show: $500, 2nd Place: $250, People’s Choice Award: $100. Juror: Carol MacConnell. The exhibition is open to artists 18 years or older. All work must be original work. Students must not present work for consideration if assisted in any way in arrangement or execution. Artists accepted for the exhibition will be asked for an artist bio for display purposes. $25 for the first entry, $12 for each additional entry. Deadline: January 29, 2011. Visit website at: http://poprevolutiongallery.blogspot.com for prospectus, or send a SASE to: Pop Revolution Gallery, 105 East Main Street, Mason, OH 45040. Questions? Contact the gallery at [email protected] or call 513-492-7474.

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