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Montpelier All Hung, All Galleries – MD
Deadline: January 4, 2012. Begin the new year by submitting a work of art to the Montpelier all hung, all galleries. January 8 – 25, 2012, free public reception: Sunday, January 8, 2-4 pm. Drop-off date for artwork: January 4, 10 am-8 pm. The Montpelier Arts Center is delighted to offer an opportunity for all artists to exhibit their works during the biennial all hung. Each person may bring only one piece, which must be framed and matted with hooks and wire suitable for hanging. Artwork may not exceed 35 inches in any direction . There is no hanging fee or commission on the sale of work. Artists must be more than 18 years of age. Arrive early, first come, first hung! All artwork must be picked up on January 26, between 10 am and 8 pm. No exceptions! For more information email: Montpelier.Arts@pgparks.com; http://arts.pgparks.com/Our_Facilities/Montpelier_Arts_Center.htm

4th Annual International Juried Exhibition: The A.D. Gallery, UNC Pembroke – NC
Deadline: January 10, 2012. “Ver(kitsch)en: verb, to make cheap.” An Exhibition of Contemporary Kitsch Art. Exhibition Dates: Friday, February 10- Friday, March 9, 2012. Submissions for this exhibition should reflect work that fits the theme of kitsch with a contemporary twist. Works in this show will examine the parameters of what is considered acceptable vs. clichéd and good vs. bad taste. What is taste and does it have relevance? Who dictates good or bad taste?   Artists should consider the varied aspects and applications of kitsch, from established and traditional, to more alternative approaches. Artists are invited to submit work in two-dimensional, three-dimensional, installation and digital media including video based media.For prospectus please visit: http://www.uncp.edu/a.d.gallery/news/4th%20Annual%20Juried%20Exhibition%20Prospectus.pdf. For inquiries please contact gallery director, Carla Rokes: rokes@uncp.edu. Website: http://www.uncp.edu/a.d.gallery/news/

American Society of Aviation Artists International Aerospace Art Exhibition – MI
Deadline: April 15, 2012. The American Society of Aviation Artists (ASAA) announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, June 3 – September 8, 2012 at The Kalamazoo Aviation History Museum in Portage, Michigan. Artwork depicting any aerospace subject is eligible. Works appearing in prior ASAA exhibits are ineligible. Only original artwork will be accepted. Computer generated art is ineligible. Photographs, photo- offset lithographs, giclées, computer graphics, or other reproductions will not be accepted. True fine art prints are acceptable. This includes etchings, serigraphs, stone lithographs, and woodcuts, all of which are hand printed one at a time. $20 per entry for ASAA members; $40 per entry for nonmembers. Visit website for prospectus at: http://www.asaa-avart.org. Send entry form and check to: Michael J. O’Neal, 6 Nathan Drive, North Brunswick, NJ 08902 USA. Phone: (732) 735-6631 Email: njaviators@aol.com. Questions? Contact John W. Clark at johnwclark@cox.net or call (623) 680-7592.

Many more listings after the jump!

Solo Exhibition in Philadelphia at St. Joseph’s University – PA
Deadline: January 31, 2012. 2012-2013 exhibition schedule. Send the following by January 31, 2012: ~ Twenty JPEGS. No more than five detail shots. Title each file with your last name followed by the number in which you wish you images to be viewed. For example: Smith1, Smith2, Smith3, etc. No powerpoint presentations. ~ Image list with numbers that correspond with your JPEGS. Include title, size, medium and year. Include on the disc and a hard copy. ~ Resume with mailing address, email address and phone number. Include on the disc and a hard copy. ~ Artist’s statement. include on the disc and a hard copy. ~ Self-addressed stamped envelope only if you would like your disc returned. Mail to: Saint Joseph’s University, Boland Hall, 5600 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131-1395; Attn: Open Call. We consider work in all media and subject matter. Regional artists preferred. We do not pay for shipping. www.sju.edu/gallery

Call for Exhibition Proposals – PA
Deadline: February 15, 2012. The Olin Art Gallery on the campus of Washington & Jefferson College is accepting exhibition proposals open to all media for the 2011-2012 academic year.  Proposals may include solo, two-person, or group exhibitions. Open to all artists 18 years or older. Please submit a proposal that includes contact information, artist statement, 10-20 digital images (300 dpi jpg) on cd, image inventory list including title, media, size and date completed, resume or CV and any additional printed support materials to: Doug McGlumphy, Director, Olin Art Gallery, Washington & Jefferson College, 60 S. Lincoln Street, Washington, PA 15301. Please include a SASE with sufficient postage for return of materials if desired. For additional information concerning the gallery’s mission and current exhibitions please visit the Olin Art Gallery’s website at : www.washjeff.edu/olin-fine-arts/art-gallery. www.washjeff.edu

Salon International 2012 – TX
Deadline: January 20, 2012. The Greenhouse Gallery of Fine Art in San Antonio, TX announces a call to artists for an international juried exhibition, April 14 – May 4, 2012. $8,000 Best of Show ($30,000 total awards). Judge: Edward Minoff. Salon International is open to all original oil paintings created after April 14, 2010. All Paintings must be available for sale. Canvas may not exceed 30 inches on either dimension. Accepted work must be appropriately framed and wired for hanging. Each artist may submit up to three entries. 1 entry $35, 2 entries $65, 3 entries $90. Visit website for prospectus at: http://www.greenhousegallery.com/si/, or send SASE to: Greenhouse Gallery SI2012, 6496 N. New Braunfels Ave, San Antonio, TX 78209. Questions? Contact Jason Smith at salon@greenhousegallery.com or call 210-828-6491.

2012 San Francisco International Photography Competition and Exhibition – CA
Deadline: January 20, 2012. Gallery Photographica announces a call to photographers for a juried photography exhibition, March 3-24, 2012 at the Michelle O’Connor Gallery in San Francisco, California. 1st place: $3,000; 2nd place: $2,000; 3rd place: $1,000. Juror: Jeff Curto, Professor of Photography, College of DuPage. The competition is open to photographers, amateur and professional, from all countries. The theme is open, with registration and submission online @ http://galleryphotographica.com/rules. 40 outstanding photographs will be selected for the exhibition. We offer printing and framing at an affordable cost to make it easy for finalists to participate in the exhibition. $45 for first three photographs; $10 per additional photograph. Questions? Please contact David at info@galleryphotographica.com. http://galleryphotographica.com

Call for New Media, Film and Video Works: Sumter Gallery of Art – Bivouac Projects – SC
Deadline: December 30, 2011. Bivouac Projects acts as a transitory gallery, performance space, and screening series providing the community with an opportunity to see new media, experimental film and video works from local, national, and international artists. Artists working at the intersection of art and technology are requested for inclusion in a series of screenings and exhibits to be held at multiple venues throughout the Southeast in 2012. All types of video, film, and new media work will be accepted: experimental, documentary, animation, narrative, non-narrative, multimedia, bio art, digital imaging, locative media, net art, interactive media, sound art, etc. Submissions: CD/DVD (NTSC). Include: Synopsis, Bio, CV and Contact Info. SASE required for CD/DVD return. Send to: Frank McCauley, Curator, Bivouac Projects, PO Box 1316, Sumter, SC 29151. Send email submissions to: frank@sumtergallery.org. For info on earlier projects visit: http://www.sumtergallery.org/Bivouac_Projects.html

LENS 2012 – International Juried Photography Exhibition – IL
Deadline: January 15, 2012. Perspective Gallery in Evanston, IL is pleased to announce its second annual juried exhibition of photography, March 1-25, 2012. Awards: Featured Exhibition, $200, $150, $100. Juror: Catherine Edelman, Director, Catherine Edelman Gallery. Photographers are invited to submit five images for possible inclusion in the exhibition. All subject matter and photographic processes are welcome. Work must have been completed within the past five years. $40 entry fee.Visit website for prospectus at: https://perspectivegallery.slideroom.com. Questions? Contact Christopher Schneberger at perspectivephotogallery@gmail.com or 224-200-1155. http://www.perspectivegallery.org

27th Annual Tallahassee International Juried Competition – FL
Deadline: February 14, 2012. The Tallahassee International is a juried competition open to artists 18+ worldwide with all media and subject matter eligible for consideration. Entry fee is $20/2 images. Only one entry per person. There is a first award of $1000, a second award of $500 and a color catalog is produced. Juried by a panel of FSU College of Visual Arts, Theatre and Dance faculty. The exhibition is currently scheduled for Aug. 27-Sept. 30, 2012. Postmark deadline to enter is February 14, 2012. For a complete prospectus and printable entry form please visit our website: http://www.mofa.fsu.edu/pages/participate/tallahasseeinternational.shtml

4th Annual Mountain Maryland Plein Air — call for entries – MD
Deadline: March 2, 2012. The Allegany Arts Council announces a call to artists for a plein air painting juried exhibition and art competition, May 29 – June 10, 2012 at The Saville Gallery in Cumberland, Maryland. Awards: $5,000 ($1,500 Best of Show!). Juror: Steve Doherty, Editor, PleinAir magazine. Open to all Plein Air painters over the age of 18. $30 entry fee. Visit website for more info at: http://www.alleganyartscouncil.org/event.php?eventid=4424, or send SASE to: Allegany Arts Council, 9 N. Center St., Cumberland, MD 21502. Questions? Contact Emily Thomas at ethomas@allconet.org or call 301-777-ARTS (2787).

Beyond the Lens – A Juried Photographic Exhibition – AZ
Deadline: December 12, 2011. Beyond the Lens is a national juried exhibition of Photographic Media held at the Tubac Center of the Arts, a non-profit art center in Tubac, AZ.  The exhibit is juried by Joseph Labate, Chair of Photography in the School of Art at the Univeristy of Arizona. Open to Photographic media only,  Cell phone photography, conceptual work, moviles, 2-D and 3-D wall and standing pieces are eligible.  No giclee reproductions on canvas are permitted.  All work must be the origianl creation of the artist. Mail completed entry form with fee to Tubac Center of the Arts, Attn: BTL, PO Box 1191, Tubac, AZ 85646.  Email jpeg images to Susannah@tubacarts.orgwww.tubacarts.org

Fellowship 12 International Photography Competition – PA
Deadline: January 15, 2012. The Silver Eye Center for Photography in Pittsburgh announces a call for entries for Fellowship 12, our international photography competition. Now in its 12th year, this juried competition identifies and recognizes both rising talent and established photographers from all corners of the globe and from the state of Pennsylvania. This year’s jurors are Julie Saul, owner/director, Julie Saul Gallery, New York City, and Ellen Fleurov, Silver Eye’s Executive Director. In 2012, the first prize International Award is $3,000 and a solo exhibition at Silver Eye Center for Photography. The $1,000 Keystone Award is open to any eligible photographer currently living and/or working in the state of Pennsylvania. The jurors will also select up to five artists for Commendation Awards. Website: http://www.silvereye.org/Fellowship12.htm

14 and 6 week residencies for Summer and Fall 2012 – CO
Deadline: Deadline: February 1, 2012. ART342 is now accepting artist-in-residence applications for 14 week and 6 week residencies in 2012. On-line application: https://art342.slideroom.com. Deadline for all Summer and Fall 2012 residencies: February 1, 2012. ART342 offers 14-week and 6-week residencies to emerging and established artists, writers and composers. Studios, a kiln and basic equipment are available for most visual artists, including ceramicists. Quiet spaces exist for creative or scholarly writers. The composer’s studio is outfitted with a Steinway B, computers and software for writing and recording. Awards for accepted applicants include 24-hour access to free studios, living space and a modest stipend. Residents are responsible for personal expenses and travel to and from the site. $30 application fee. For more information regarding application and residency details, visit: www.art342.org

Tyrone Art Center Residency – MD
Deadline: January 30, 2012. The Tyrone Art Center Program is a 2-4 week residency opportunity for an individual artist(writer, painter, ceramicist, papermaker, installation or environmental artist) to work in a rural setting with a private space/barn studio(12’x20′) and live in a 1820 historic log home. The residency site has 5 acres, a large pond and stream.  Artists are selected by a panel of peers and the director.  Resident season is April through November. Deadline for 2012 is January 30, 2012. The organization provides housing, some onsite material and program administration. Weekly charge is $100. For further information contact Elizabeth Burger, Director @ wibaset@gmail.com. Qualifications: Categories:  writers, painters, sculptors, ceramicists, papermakers, installation and environmental artists.  Artists are accepted based on the excellence of their creative work. How to Apply: Send a CD of work, brief description of project during residency (200 words or less) bio/resume and 2 references with contact information. Desired length of stay and application period. Resident season is from April through November. Send information to: Elizabeth Burger, Director, Tryone Art Center, 2651 Old Taneytown Rd., Westminster, MD 21158

Winter Class registration @ Montpelier Art Center – MD
Winter Class registration is underway. Classes for children-Adults. Take classes in welding, raku-fired ceramics, bronze casting, cartooning, rug hooking as well as more traditional arts. All instructors are practicing artists. Independent study opportunities are available. Open darkroom sessions are also available. Contact the arts center for the month’s schedule. Courses for children, teens, and adults can be special one day workshops addressing a particular theme or skill or six to eight week long sessions. Classes include a Voiceover Workshop and an expanded Digital Photography and Digital Animation lab for children (10 yrs & up) and adults. Learn how to use that new digital camera like a pro or make a short film. Email Montpelier.Arts@pgparks.com for a PDF of the winter class brochure. http://arts.pgparks.com/Our_Facilities/Montpelier_Arts_Center.htm

Women’s Studio Workshop Summer Internship – NY
February 15th Postmark Deadlines for 3 Month Summer Internship at WSW. The Summer Internship is a special opportunity for emerging artists with a flair for food and farming and studio skills. This 3 month internship runs throughout the duration of our Summer Art Institute Workshops. The Summer Intern contributes to the culture of community at WSW, by bringing SAI participants together over a shared mid-day meal, and also helps with many other aspects of our SAI programming and working with our ArtFarm project. The Summer Intern has access to all WSW studios in their non-working time and is encouraged to create work. This opportunity also offers a private room in a neighboring house and a stipend of $250/month. Qualifications: It is important that you have a strong desire to live and work in a close knit community of women artists. Cooking experience is essential. Recipes and guidance are provided by WSW staff, but you will be expected to be comfortable working independently in the kitchen. A car is a necessity. How to Apply: Application must include: *application form. *a complete resume. *three current letters of reference. *a letter of interest addressing why an internship at WSW is important to you, and what type of experience(s) you would bring to the workshop. *a self-addressed, stamped envelope for return of materials. *Sample menus for a week of SAI lunches. http://www.wsworkshop.org

2012-13 Postdoctoral Fellowship: The Phillips Collection – DC
Deadline: January 15, 2012. The Phillips Collection and The George Washington University (GW) offers a Postdoctoral Fellowship available to support research on topics in American, European, or non-western art, including photography, from 1780 to the present. The Fellow will be expected to teach one undergraduate or graduate course at the Phillips Center for the Study of Modern Art or at GW, present at least one public lecture at the Phillips, and participate in other programs and discussions. The appointment carries a departmental affiliation with GW’s Department of Fine Arts and Art History and with The Phillips Collection, and carries a stipend. The Fellowship is open to untenured scholars who have received their PhDs within the past five years. Preference will be given to applicants whose projects focus on subjects related to the museum’s areas of collecting. Visit the website for application requirements: www.phillipscollection.org.

Child and Teen Jewelry Instructor – PA
Deadline: January 10, 2012. PCA is hiring an artist to teach jewelry making to children and teens. Opportunities are on an on-going basis beginning in December. Candidates must share PCA’s approach to arts education and art making, which emphasizes the balance between process and product. This means that our instructors impart to students the importance of the creative journey and not just the final outcome. Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree and at least one year of teaching experience are required. The candidate must have knowledge of jewelry making techniques and materials including beading, fabric, wire and enamel jewelry. The candidate must also be well versed in contemporary art practices, arts education and art history. How to Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to Jena Robbins Schieb at jrobbins@pittsburgharts.org. www.pittsburgharts.org

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