Exhibition Opportunities Nationwide

Exhibition Opportunities Nationwide

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27th Annual International Exhibition – TX
Deadline: November 21, 2011. The Art and Art History Department, University of Texas at Tyler announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibit, January 17 – March 9, 2012 at the Meadows Gallery in Tyler, TX. Purchase award(s) and Cash awards. Juror: Karl Umlauf, Artist-In-Residence, Baylor University. Open to Any artist, 18 years of age or older. Any two dimensional work including paintings, drawings, prints, and photographs are acceptable completed within the last three (3) years. Thirty dollars ($30.00) for three images. Visit website for prospectus at:http://www.uttyler.edu/art/, or send a SASE to: 27th Annual International Exhibition, Att: Ray Sikes, University of Texas at Tyler, 3900 University Blvd. Tyler, TX 75799. Questions? Contact Ray Sikes at [email protected] or call 903-566-7237.

23rd National Drawing and Print Competitive Exhibition – MD
Deadline: January 31, 2012. Gormley Gallery-Notre Dame of Maryland University 23rd National Drawing and Print Competitive Exhibition. Awards: A minimum of $1,500 available in purchase prize money. Juror: Sue Spaid, Executive Director, Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD. Eligibility and media: Drawings and prints (not photography) in any medium are eligible with no limitations as to color, surface or materials. All drawings and prints must be original works of art. Each artist may submit up to 3 works on online only. No mailed or emailed entries will be accepted. Enter online at: https://artndm.slideroom.com. Entry fee: A non-refundable entry fee of $35 entitles the artist to submit up to three entries. www.ndm.edu/gormleygallery

African American Stories: Call for Visual and Literary Work – NY
Deadline: November 14, 11. Greene County Council on the Arts. “Uncle Remus Redux” Co-curators, Randall Horton & Sam Truitt are selecting proposals from artists and artist/writer collaborative teams responding to Uncle Remus’ Br’er Rabbit stories, a collection of African American oral folktales first published in 1881 www.uncleremus.com/stories.html. Dynamic, contemporary interpretations of the Uncle Remus stories for gallery display might include wall art, sculpture and audio and audio-visual works, including performance recordings… Preference given to works with integration of text (written or spoken), which may include rewordings and/or re-workings of the original text. Selected works will be exhibited at the GCCA’s upstairs gallery and may be published in an anthology by Station Hill Press, where Truitt is Managing Editor. Proposals should include a one-page max project description and examples of previous work, emailed to [email protected] and [email protected]. Small stipends available. www.greenearts.org

“Memory” juried exhibit – MO
Deadline: November 18, 11. “Memory” juried exhibit open to artists 21+ in St. Louis, MO area & 200-mile radius only. Works that explore the theme of memory. All media, styles, techniques. No ceiling installed work. Works created 2009-2011. Jurors: Patty Heyda, artist, Assistant Professor, Washington University, Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts, St. Louis, MO; and W. Elysse Newman, architect, Assistant Professor, Florida International University in Miami. Entry fee. Juried by JPEGs on CD. Complete rules of entry on form, required with all entries. Entry deadline: 5 p.m. November 18, 2011. Entry form downloadable: http://www.artstlouis.org/callforentries.html

North Charleston City Gallery – SC
Deadline: November 30, 11. The City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department is currently accepting applications for the 2012-2013 season at the North Charleston City Gallery. The City Gallery offers a public exhibition opportunity for serious visual and fine craft artists. The North Charleston City Gallery is located in the common areas of the North Charleston Performing Arts and Charleston Area Convention Center Complex. This location offers great exposure for artists seeking to reach local patrons and visitors to this multi-use facility. Artists can review and download the information on www.northcharleston.org, call 843-740-5854, or email [email protected] for information.

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Valdosta National 2012 – GA
Deadline: November 1, 11. Valdosta National 2012 is open to all artists living in the USA over the age of 18. Works may be in any medium, traditional or experimental. All works must be original, suitably presented, ready to exhibit, completed in the last two years, and not previously exhibited in the Valdosta State University Fine Arts Gallery. Each artist may submit up to three entries. VSU takes no sales commission. Catalog sent to all submitting artists. Artwork is insured while in the gallery. Juror/judge bio: Charles (Chazz) Williams is an Associate Professor in the Fine Arts Department at Albany State University where he has taught Painting and Drawing for six years. In addition to producing and exhibiting his own work, he is an active supporter of the arts in his community and region and currently is a member of the Board of Trustees at the Albany Museum of Art. Mr. Williams earned an MFA in Studio Art and an MA in Literature from Florida State University. VSU Fine Arts Gallery is also accepting proposals for solo and group exhibitions for the 2012-13 season. More information about the gallery and prospectus may be found at our website www.valdosta.edu/art/documents/Val_Natl_Prospect_2012_online_final_v2.pdf For more information, contact VSU Fine Arts Gallery Director Julie Bowland: 229.333.5835, and [email protected]. http://www.valdosta.edu/art/gallery.shtml.

Call for Artists: The Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts – NY  
Deadline: December 2, 2011. The Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts in Blue Mountain Lake, NY is looking for artists to apply for solo/group shows in 2012-2013. All mediums are acceptable, including: mixed media, installations, paintings, drawings, printmaking, sculpture, video, sound, interactive, and other. Interested artists should submit: 3-5 JPEGs best representing a cohesive exhibit, Artistic Resume, Exhibit Description / Artist Statement, and Contact information: Name, Address, Phone & Email. Images may be sent on a CD via mail or via E-mail. We have three galleries on site and one satellite gallery, the Joan Lukas Rothenberg Gallery at the Redhouse in Syracuse, New York. Exhibits generally run 4 – 8 weeks. In particular we are looking for new and innovative art work to show in our galleries. Please visit website to download application. $25 Submission Fee ($15 for AC members). Questions? Contact Laura Smith at [email protected] or call 518-352-7715. http://www.adirondackarts.org

“The Art of Music” call to artists – MN  
Deadline: November 21, 2011. Flow Art Space in Minneapolis, Minnesota seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, February 15-25, 2012. Awards: gallery exhibition, promotion on website, reception. Juror: Artist and Flow Art Space Founder Melissa Metzler. Eligible entries include any art that references or depicts music in some way, instruments, and sound art. All 2D and 3D art will be considered. Video artists must contact the gallery prior to submitting. All US artists at least 18 years of age, professional and amateur, are welcome to submit. Entry fee: $40. Visit website for details @ http://www.flowartspace.com. Questions? Contact Melissa Metzler at [email protected] or call 612-564-3569.

UMMA Face of Our Time Student Photography Competition – MI  
Deadline: November 1, 2011. The University of Michigan Museum of Art (UMMA) is hosting the Face of Our Time Student Photography Competition in conjunction with the Face of Our Time exhibition, which will be on view at UMMA November 12, 2011 through February 5, 2012. Face of Our Time examines more than 100 works by five photographers — Jacob Aue Sobol, Jim Goldberg, Zanele Muholi, Daniel Schwartz, and Richard Misrach — who operate within what Walker Evans referred to as the “documentary style.” They are photographers interested in looking reflectively at contemporary culture and recording history as it is experienced; from the migration of illegal immigrants from Africa to Europe to the aftermath of the Hurricane Katrina tragedy in New Orleans. Get inspired and use photography as a means not just to capture a moment, but also represent a moment in history – this moment in history. Open to all currently enrolled undergraduate and graduate students. Visit our student blog at http://annex.umma.umich.edu/ to enter. 20 finalist images will be included in a digital slide show on display in the gallery alongside the Face of Our Time exhibition at UMMA. 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners will receive an UMMA membership and a book by one of the photographers featured in the exhibition. 1st place winner will also receive $200 cash. Questions? e-mail [email protected]

CALL FOR PROPOSALS- Whale Oil to Whole Foods, Eco Art Exhibit – NY
Deadline: February 20, 12. Greene County Council on the Arts. Curator/Eco-Artist/activist Christy Rupp, is looking for a variety of artist responses to the threats and opportunities that have historically loomed over the Hudson Valley and Catskill Mountains, real and imagined for outdoor and indoor exhibit sites. Of interest are ecological issues from the region’s past and future, as well as the industrial legacy of the Hudson River, or any other topics that examine our kinship to the planet: earthworks, installations, art/activist projects, performances, tree hugging, broadcast soundworks inspired by science, technology, fungal, Pollanesque, lichen covered, wild, mysterious, problem solving, compostable, geological, edible, photosynthetic, experimental, waterborn, rooted in the forest, alive or formerly alive. Stipends are available for outdoor, site specific works and interior exhibit expenses. Submit one page description (max) with examples of past work and budget if requesting a stipend to [email protected]. http://www.greenearts.org

Call for Artists – PA
Deadline: March 27, 12. Call for Artists for artspace 105 – voted 2010 “Best Underground Art Space” by Pittsburgh Magazine. Now accepting proposals for exhibitions and events in our space, artspace105, located at 105 E. 8th Avenue, Homestead, PA. Please send resume, artists statement and proposals to [email protected]. If you would like to mail your proposal via postal mail, please mail it to: Steel Valley Arts Councl, P.O. Box 3003, Munhall, PA 15120. www.steelvalleyarts.org

5th Annual Naturally Nude – WY
Deadline: January 27, 2012. CIAO Gallery of Jackson, Wyoming is pleased to offer the opportunity to participate in our 5th annual “Naturally Nude”, an exhibition of exceptional nudes. This show is open to all artists in any medium, traditional renderings as well as unique interpretations. Work must be original and ready to be displayed, clearly labeled with the artists name and contact information. No substitutions of accepted work. Art work must be for sale. This exhibition opening takes place on Valentine’s Day evening and has become one of our most popular events for the gallery. $45 entry fee. Visit website for prospectus at: http://www.ciaogallery.com/userfiles/files/5thNudeAPP.doc.doc, or send a SASE to: PO Box 1274, Jackson WY 83001. Questions? Contact Michele Walters at [email protected] or call (307) 733-7833. http://ciaogallery.com

Chicago Torture Justice Memorials – IL
Deadline: January 21, 12. We invite artists and those who seek justice of all kinds to submit speculative proposals for a monument to memorialize the Chicago Police torture cases. Our goal is to honor the survivors of torture, their family members and the African American communities affected by the torture. The monument will also recall and honor the nearly two-decades long struggle for justice waged by torture survivors and their families, attorneys, community organizers, and people from every neighborhood and walk of life in Chicago. These memorial projects will serve as a public reckoning with police torture in Chicago and honor those who fought to stop it. We hope to make visible the social and political conditions that made torture possible, as well as the acts of courage that ended – or at least brought to light — the culture of impunity that thwarted justice for so long in this instance. Every submission will be an act of solidarity with torture survivors. We welcome proposals that exhibit radical imagination – they may critically examine the usefulness and limitations of monuments themselves while exploring the issues of reparations, truth and reconciliation, and restorative justice. For example, one submission might consist of the blueprint for a compensation committee for torture survivors, another might be an annual walking tour of Area 2 Police Headquarters (where the majority of tortures occurred), while still another might be a large public sculpture set on a pedestal or in a public square. Other monument proposals might be public events, a school curriculum, a collective quilt, a song, a billboard, a zine, a light projection… These memorials should also be understood as a locus of public empathy, making concrete the profound suffering of those who endured these acts of torture. All submitted proposals will be exhibited at one or more of the following venues in 2012: Chicago area art galleries, community centers, and a dedicated website. Qualifications: This is an open call. Submissions may be made by a person or persons of any age and nationality. Artists, architects, photographers, writers, poets, musicians, performers, activists, and everyone concerned with justice is welcome to submit a proposal. The proposals, exhibition, and what we hope to become some permanent monument(s) will honor the survivors of police torture, acknowledge the communities most affected by police criminality, and inform the world about the history of the police torture in Chicago under former Commander Burge. We hope this project will build a social movement strong enough to deter these and other acts of torture and transform our broken criminal justice system. How to Apply: A proposed monument may take any form – from architecture to haiku, from website to mural, from community organization to performance, from bronze plaque to large-scale memorial. The submission should be in the form of a PDF, PPT, webpage, or other accessible electronic format sent to [email protected]. Non-electronic submissions will also be accepted; please mail to: Chicago Torture Justice Memorial Project (CTJM Project), c/o People’s Law Office, 1180 N. Milwaukee, Chicago, Illinois 60642. Web Site: torturememorial.wordpress.com

Flora and Faune: Narrative Through Iconography – NY
Deadline: December 1, 11. For generations, artists have used signs and symbols from nature to impart meaning in their artwork. Audiences of previous eras were well-versed in this seemingly covert language. Each icon usually has several different meanings; for instance a rabbit may mean fertility, longevity, femininity or rebirth. However, the rabbit as a symbol, like all other icons, has been in use for centuries around the globe. The multiple meanings of iconographic signs were applied layer by layer as they moved culture to culture. Nature was imbued with meaning by humanity and artists used those images to tell a story, a narrative. This thematic juried exhibition seeks artwork that uses those established symbols to tell a contemporary story about our society — past, present or future. For more details: http://www.geneseo.edu/galleries/flora-and-fauna

Where We Are – National Juried Exhibition – MO
Deadline: November 30, 11. Where We Are: Tectonic Shifts and Dissolution of Boundaries. A National Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Art in all Media. DeLuce Gallery, Northwest Missouri State University. Over the past decade the world of contemporary art has experienced the rumblings of a tectonic shift. Many contemporary artists combine and work across disciplines in their queries about the meaning of art and its relationship to everyday life. This exhibition aims to explore the potential of contemporary visual art that embraces the blurry lines being explored by artists who are currently breaking down boundaries and working between the tenets of two dimensional art practice, mixed media, digital and media art, and the physical world we move through. Juror: Elaine A. King, PhD, Art Historian, Critic and Curator. Elaine King is currently Professor of History of Art, Theory and Museum Studies at Carnegie Mellon University. To access online application: Delucegallery.slideroom.com

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