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Artist Opportunities from FindArtInfoBank

If you missed them, check out the announcements we posted yesterday, too. Today’s opportunities are courtesy of FindArtInfoBank.com:

Open Call for Mural Proposal – NY
Deadline: June 18th, 2012, 5pm. Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC), in partnership with the TnT Scrap, seeks proposals for artwork to be installed on a large corrugated metal fence in Greenpoint, Brooklyn near the Newtown Creek at 1200 Manhattan Avenue. The fence’s dimensions are approximately 60 feet wide by 20 feet high. Proposed works should integrate ideas about the community, the beauty of the creek, recycling and/or the importance of maritime industrial usage. Artwork should capture the beauty and uniqueness of an industrial waterway in a creatively and impactfully. Chosen artists/collectives will receive a $5,000 honorarium. For more information and to apply, visit: http://brooklynartscouncil.org/documents/1960

“It’s Pastel!” Fourth Annual National Juried Show – NH
Deadline: July 16, 2012. The Pastel Society of New Hampshire announces a call to artists for its annual national juried exhibition, September 15 – October 27, 2012 at Discover Portsmouth Center, Portsmouth, NH. Awards: $5,000+; $1,000 Best in Show. Juror of Selection: Christina Debarry, PSA; Juror of Awards: Jack Pardue, PSA. Open to all artists in the United States. Artists may enter up to 3 digital images. Work must be original soft pastels only. No classroom or workshop work allowed. All paintings must be for sale. Members: $35, Non-Members: $45. Visit http://www.pastelsocietynh.com for prospectus, or send a SASE to: Sally Shea, 33 Pebble Beach Dr, Bedford, NH 03110.

Many more announcements below!

Approach: A Performance Art Exhibition – Lexington Art League – KY
Deadline for proposals and entries: September 7, 2012. Exhibition: October 20-November 25, 2012 at LAL @ Loudoun House. Approach is an exhibition exploring situations of separateness and/or the search for harmony as a theme in performance art. Works proposed and submitted to this show will focus on engagement with self, the audience and/or the surrounding environment and will exist within the genre of performance art, or video or photographic documentation of performative actions/works. Proposals and entries for this show can include photographic and/or video documentation of previous interventions and/or on-site performance works with or without an installation art component. For a full prospectus and detailed instructions for entering the show, please visit http://www.lexingtonartleague.org/calltoartist.htm or call 859-254-7024.

25th Annual Sculpture Garden Exhibition – NJ
Deadline: June 15, 2012. Celebrating 25 Years! Be a part of Burlington County College Sculpture Garden’s 25th Anniversary Exhibition, September 2012 through August 2013 in Pemberton, NJ. Sculptures exhibited in the Sculpture Garden are selected through an annual open competition and application process. Artists eighteen years old and older are eligible to apply. Shows are installed in August and remain in place for one year. Sculptures must be free-standing and able to withstand changing weather conditions. There is a $10.00 entry fee per piece submitted, and artists may submit up to three (3) pieces for consideration. Visit http://staff.bcc.edu/sculptur/index.asp?spage=apply for prospectus, or send a SASE to: BCC Student Gallery, 1 High Street, Mt. Holly, NJ 08060. Questions? Please contact Michelle Hoffman at thearts@bcc.edu or call 609-267-5618 x4509. http://staff.bcc.edu/sculptur/index.asp

Worldview – IL
Deadline: August 15, 12. Worldview ~ A National Juried Exhibition of fine art presenting perspectives that define all aspects of life, nature and the universe. Gallery 180 of The Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago. An exhibition of fine art presenting perspectives that define all aspects of life, nature and the universe. Commissions generated from sales will benefit Worldview Education & Care. The exhibition will be selected by Chuck Gniech, Curator for Gallery 180 of The Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago. The results of the process will be mailed by September 30, 2012. The Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago will purchase at least one piece from the exhibition, for inclusion into the school’s Permanent Collection. The collection is diverse and can be viewed on site or online at: gallery180.com. The Purchase Award/s will be selected by committee and will be announced at the opening reception. A color catalog, of the selected pieces, will be produced for promotion. The full prospectus is available for download at: gallery180.com

2012 Call for Art – Emerging Artists with Disabilities: VSA and the Kennedy Center – DC
Deadline: July 8, 2012. Sustaining / Creating: A national juried exhibition of emerging artists, ages 16-25, with disabilities. Sustaining / Creating asks emerging artists to showcase work that illuminates innovative viewpoints on sustainability and contemporary creativity. Beyond its scientific definition, sustainability references notions of responsibility and stewardship of our natural world in all facets of human interaction–from the environmental to the cultural. Sustainability indicates the capacity to endure. All media accepted. 15 artists will be selected and their artwork featured in a Smithsonian exhibition this fall. $60,000 in cash awards. To apply and more info: http://tinyurl.com/2012-Sustaining-Creating

Deadline: August 3, 12. October 1st—November 2nd, 2012. This year’s “DeLuce Clay National” will display a broad range of approaches to the use of clay and ceramics as an expressive medium. Juror: Peter Pinnell, Hixson-Lied Professor of Ceramics at The University of Nebraska at Lincoln. • This competition is open to artists working and living in the United States. • All work must have been completed within the past two years and use at least 50% fired clay as the primary medium. • Entry fee is $30 for 3 entries. • Entries must be submitted through Slideroom.com. Digital files can be uploaded through a simple, online application process. Please click and follow this link: https://delucegallery.slideroom.com. • CD entries will not be accepted. For questions, Contact: Laura Kukkee, Associate Professor of Art, Northwest Missouri State University; kukkee@nwmissouri.edu

Mobile Works: Workhouse Arts Center – VA
Deadline: September 13, 12. Photography has been able to adapt to today’s current lifestyle better than any other art form. Mobile Works exhibition will showcase the diversity of on the go photography, specifically cell phone photography. All submissions must be taken with a cell phone and edited only with a cell phone. The juror for this exhibition is Keith Lane is a freelance photographer and multimedia producer currently based in Washington, DC. He began his photography career in Southeast Asia. Keith is an alumnus of the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies in Portland, Maine and holds an M.S. in Environmental Education with a focus on international policy and advocacy from Lesley University. Please consider how you intend to exhibit the photograph prior to entry. All works must be printed and suitable for gallery hanging. The gallery reserves the right to reject work that differs from submitted images. http://www.juriedartservices.com/index.php?content=event_info&event_id=560

Laumeister Fine Art Competition – VT
Deadline: June 30, 2012. The Bennington in Bennington, VT announces a call to artists for a juried exhibition, August 11 – September 23, 2012. 60 pieces of representational artwork will be juried by Scott Christensen for this annual competition. Work must be for sale. $4,000 1st place, $2,000 2nd place, and $1,000 3rd place awards will be given. The Bennington is a non-profit art center promoting many of the country’s finest artists. In addition to the temporary shows the 300 seat theater and world-class permanent art collection attract visitors from around the country. $35 for first two images. $15 for each additional image. Visit http://thebennington.org//index.php/fine-art-sales for prospectus. Questions? Contact Shirley Hutchins at shirley@thebennington.org or call 802-442-7158. http://thebennington.org

New Country: Ruralism in Contemporary Art – KY
Deadline: August 17, 12. New Country: Ruralism in Contemporary Art is an exhibition featuring works of all media that reference and/or are inspired by current or historical ideas of rural life and the pastoral in American culture. All works must original, completed since 2007 and not previously shown in the Claypool-Young Art Gallery. There is no entry fee for this exhibition. August 17, 2012 is the postmark deadline. Review will be by digital images or videos only (no slides). Submissions must include digital images representing up to five pieces, image list (artwork title, date, media, dimensions, and value), artist statement and bio. Send all materials to: New Country Exhibition, attn: Jennifer Reis, Gallery Director, 108 Claypool-Young Art Bldg., Morehead State University, Morehead, KY 40351. To submit by email, send all materials as attachments with the subject line “NC entry” to j.reis@moreheadstate.edu (e-mailed entries must be received by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, August 17).

Formations: International Juried Exhibition of Works by Emerging Artists – MD
Deadline: June 20, 2012. The Maryland Federation of Art invites all artists between the ages of 17-25 to enter its online exhibition, August 1 – September 1, 2012. $1,000 in Cash Awards. Juror: Linda Swanson, Art Department Chair at University of Sante Fe. Any two or three dimensional artwork created within the past 3 years is eligible. MFA Curve Gallery is a professional online venue that gives artists the opportunity to show their work to a broad international audience through interactive exhibits. One-two entries $25 (MFA members $15); additional four entries $5 each. Visit http://www.mdfedart.com/pages/call_for_artists.php for prospectus. Questions? Contact Kyle Freeman at info@mdfedart.org.

2013 Miami University Young Painters Competition for the $10,000 William and Dorothy Yeck Award – FL
Deadline: September 5, 2012. Open to U.S. artists 25–35; Year 2013 is for representational realism paintings only. Juror: Lance Esplund. Exhibition dates: December 14, 2012–February 8, 2013. For info and entry particulars and forms see our website: http://arts.muohio.edu/art/facilities/hiestand-galleries/young-painters-competition Contact: Ann Taulbee, Director, Hiestand Galleries, Miami University, Oxford, OH 45056; ph 513-529-1883 • Fax: 513-529-1532; sfagallery@muohio.edu

Miscommunication and the Human Condition – AZ
Deadline: July 14, 12. Industria Studios is inviting artists to participate in a juried exhibition entitled “Miscommunication and the Human Condition.” Submitted artwork may be any medium, but it must have relevance to the exhibition title. Exhibition entry forms are available at the website www.industriastudios.org or by request at industriastudios@gmail.com . Please send one (1) form and one (1) image (300 dpi, JPG format, 3MB or less, 8”x10” max.) for each entry submitted. 3-D entries may be submitted with three (3) images per entry. Also, please reference the artist’s name on any file attachment and the show title in the subject of any email correspondence. Artists will be emailed additional exhibition information and the delivery schedule upon selection.

“Wanna Play?” National Juried – IL
Deadline: August 15th by 5pm. Wanna Play?” National juried exhibit at Union Street Gallery in Chicago Heights, IL. Looking for art inspired by toys and games, old and new, real or imagined. Exhibit Dates: September 26-October 27, 2012. Juror: David Van Alphen, curator for the Rotofugi Gallery, Chicago, IL. $1000 in Awards. For Prospectus, download at www.unionstreetgallery.org or send SASE to 1527 Otto Blvd, Chicago Heights, IL 60411.

Drink This! The Workhouse International Ceramic Cup Show – VA
Deadline: November 8, 12. Drink This! will showcase ceramic drinking vessels by contemporary artists around the globe. The focus of the exhibit is on the variety of ways artists explore the cup, in functional, sculptural, traditional and non-traditional forms. Juror – Linda Arbuckle. Linda Arbuckle is a professor of Ceramics at the University of Florida, Gainesville. She is recognized as one of the preeminent makers of contemporary majolica ware, and has exhibited and lectured around the world. Ms Arbuckle is a member of the International Academy of Ceramics, Geneva, Switzerland, and in 2011 received the Honors Award for Service to the Field by the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts. Among her many recognitions is the National Endowment for the Arts Visual Arts Fellowship. She currently serves as an advisory Board Member for the magazines Ceramics Art and Perception and Ceramics Monthly. For more information visit: http://www.juriedartservices.com/

The Art of Jazz – CA
Deadline: August 14, 2012. LH Horton Jr Gallery, San Joaquin Delta College in Stockton, CA announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, February 28 – March 28, 2013. Juror: Jan Marlese, Gallery Director. Entry is open to all artists residing in the United States. The exhibition will present works that demonstrate the celebration and inspiration of the improvisational characteristics of Jazz – its distinct sound, history, and culture. Entry is open to all artistic styles and mediums: 2D (painting, photography, printmaking, collage, etc.) 3D (sculpture, ceramics, etc), visual/audio installation, and interactive works. See Prospectus for further information at: http://www.deltacollege.edu/div/finearts/dept/dca/gallery/call.htm. No entry fee. Questions? Contact Jan Marlese, Gallery Director at jmarlese@deltacollege.edu or call 209-954-5507.

2012 Mid Atlantic Juried Exhibition – PA
Deadline: August 3, 12. HOYT MID ATLANTIC JURIED ART EXHIBITION held October 9 – November 2, 2012. Open to artists 21 and over living in the Mid Atlantic States: DE, MD, NJ, NY, OH, PA, VA, W.VA, and Washington DC working in 2D and 3D media. Cash prizes of $1,500. Entry by slide or digital images on CD. Entry fee. Deadline for submissions: August 3, 2012. Juror: F. Lennox Campello, Art Critic. For a prospectus: hoytexhibits@hoytartcenter.org or 724-652-2882, Hoyt Institute of Fine Arts, 124 East Leasure Avenue, New Castle, PA 16101. Prospectus: http://hoytartcenter.org/for-artists/mid-atlantic-competition/

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