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Artist Opportunities: December 4, 2012

Read below for details on upcoming exhibitions, fellowships, and residencies! You can click the banner above to see past opportunities posts.

The following announcements are courtesy of FindArtInfoBank.com:

24th National Drawing and Print Competitive Exhibition – MD
Deadline: January 31, 2013. Gormley Gallery-Notre Dame of Maryland University (Baltimore MD) Call for Entries. 24th National Drawing and Print Competitive Exhibition, April 2 through April 26, 2013. Juror: Amy Cavanaugh Royce, Executive Director, Maryland Art Place. Awards: A minimum of $1,500 available in purchase prize awards. Entries are accepted online https://artndm.slideroom.com, for additional information visit http://www.ndm.edu/gormleygallery.

9th Annual Northeast National Pastel Exhibition – NY
Deadline: December 12, 2012.  View, the arts center in Old Forge, NY, announces a call to artists for a national juried pastel exhibition, May 4 – June 29, 2013. Over $5,000 in awards. Juror of Selection: Sally Strand; PSA Juror of Awards: Diane Forsberg. This exhibition is competitive and open to all living artists working in soft pastel. At least 80% of the final painting surface must be in soft pastel. No oil pastel entries are allowed. All entries must be original. Compositions from published photographs not taken by the artist or images derived from other artists’ work are not considered original and are not eligible. There are no size restrictions. There are no color restrictions for the mat or frame on entered work. Artwork shown previously at View is not eligible. $40 non-members, $30 members for two entries. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Linda Weal at lweal@viewarts.org or call 315-369-6411.

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Santa Fe College Spring Arts Festival – FL
Deadline: December 9, 2012. Santa Fe College in Gainesville, FL announces a call to artists for its Spring Arts Festival, April 6-7, 2013 in the downtown historic district. $30,000 in awards and purchase awards. This is a juried art show with an open entry policy. All works must be created by the displaying artist and must be for sale. Application fee: $20. Booth fee $275. Apply online or by mail. Questions? Contact the Spring Arts office at 352-395-5355.

34th Bradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition – IL
Deadline: January 11, 2013. Bradley University in Peoria, IL announces a call to artists for a juried exhibition, March 9 – April 20, 2013. Any artist 18 years of age or older is encouraged to submit original prints or drawings produced within the last three years (2009-2012). Experimental techniques are encouraged. Open to all traditional and non-traditional graphic media, including all forms of printmaking, drawing, and book arts. The Bradley International Print and Drawing Exhibition is the second-longest running juried print and drawing competition in the country. Every two years it features the best contemporary graphic artwork from around the globe. All accepted artwork is featured in a full-color exhibition catalogue and on the exhibition website. The 34th Bradley International will be juried by Stephen Goddard, Senior Curator and Curator of Prints and Drawings at The University of Kansas Kress Foundation. $10 per artwork submitted. Download prospectus (PDF format). Questions? Contact Erin Zellefrow at ezellefrow@bradley.edu or call 309-677-2989.

Chowan University’s National Juried Art Exhibition 2013 – NC
Deadline: January 14, 2013. The Department of Visual Art at Chowan University announces a call to artists for a national juried exhibition to be held March 4-28, 2013 at the Green Hall Art Gallery in Murfreesboro, North Carolina. Best in Show: $300.00/ 2nd Place: $200.00/ 3rd Place: $100.00. Juror: Chuck Scalin, Professor Emeritus, Virginia Commonwealth University. Open to all artists, 18 years or older, residing in the United States. All works must be original and created without the aid of an instructor. Paintings, mixed media, photography, original handmade prints, sculpture, and drawings are all acceptable. Please view prospectus (PDF format) for specific information. $40.00/ 4 entries. Questions? Please contact Carolyn Phillips at phillc@chowan.edu.

Monmouth Museum 34th Annual Juried Art Exhibition – NJ
Deadline: December 7, 2012. The Monmouth Museum in Lincroft, NJ seeks entries for its annual juried art exhibition, January 19 – March 3, 2013. 4 monetary Juror Awards and 4 Honorable Mention Awards. Open to all artists world-wide age 17 and over. Artwork will be considered in all media except film/video. Artists are requested to submit digital images in jpeg format on a CD. Submissions are limited to a maximum of two pieces. All artwork entered must be less than 7 feet in height or width and able to fit through a standard door. All artwork must be the artist’s original creations completed within the last five years, and must not have been exhibited in past Monmouth Museum exhibitions. $20 per piece entered; Monmouth Museum members free. Download prospectus (PDF format), or send a SASE to: The Monmouth Museum, PO Box 359, Lincroft, NJ 07738. Questions? Contact Catherine Clark at cclark@monmouthmuseum.org or call 732-747-2266, ext. 6.

International Juried Photography Call for Entry – Seasons – NY
Deadline: February 1, 2013. The New York Center for Photographic Art announces a call to all photographers worldwide for a juried exhibition, May 6-19, 2013 at the 69 Leonard Gallery in the SOHO art district in New York, NY. Winners will receive a total of $2,500 in cash awards and winners and juror’s selections will be presented in a group show and an online gallery on the NYC4PA website with the Grand Prize winning image being posted on the NYC4PA home page. In addition, an exhibition catalog of the group show will be available and the gallery show will be listed and reviewed in a NYC Gallery magazine. Juror: Douglas Beasley. Theme: Seasons. Photographic images may be submitted in any of the following four categories: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall. $35/3 images; $10/additional image. For complete information and to enter please go to the website. Email questions to nyc4pa@gmail.com or call 917-359-2642.

The Flood Gallery’s 1st Annual National Juried Exhibition – NC
Deadline: 9:00 pm, Friday, December 14, 2012. The Flood Gallery and Fine Arts Center at Phil Mechanic Studios in Asheville, North Carolina invites artists to submit entries to a national juried exhibition of contemporary art, January 18-31, 2013. $500 in cash prizes awarded by the juror. All artists accepted receive a free copy of the full-color catalog. Juror: Diana Stoll, Senior Editor at Aperture Magazine. The focus of this exhibition is on current socio-political relations in, or associated with, the United States. Open to all artists living in the United States who are 18 or older. All mediums are accepted providing that the work will not perish or otherwise decompose during the exhibit; however, work must be original and completed within the last 5 years and cannot have been exhibited at the Flood Gallery previously. $30 for 3 entries, $10 for each additional entry. Download prospectus (PDF format), or send a SASE to: Phil Mechanic Studios, 109 Roberts Street, Asheville, NC, 28801. Questions? Please contact Kyle Sherard, Exhibition Coordinator at kyle.sherard@gmail.com or call 828-254-2166 (Flood Gallery).

2013 Alexander Rutsch Award and Exhibition for Painting – NY
Deadline: February 1, 2013. Pelham Art Center Biannual, national juried competition in painting. Solo exhibition, May 3 – June 29, 2013, and $5,000 cash award. ELIGIBILITY: U.S.-based artists, 19 years of age and older. All work submitted must be available for exhibit. Download prospectus and apply online beginning November 1, 2012, at www.pelhamartcenter.org/rutsch.

Visual Arts Fellowship – MA
Deadline: February 1, 2013. The Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown offers a unique residency program for emerging artists and writers. Provincetown, a historic fishing port with a storied artistic heritage, is situated at the tip of Cape Cod in an area of spectacular natural beauty. Each year the Work Center provides seven-month Fellowships — the gift of time and space­ — to ten artists and ten writers selected from over 1,000 applicants worldwide. From October 1 through April 30, the Visual Arts Fellows receive private efficiency apartments, separate studio space and a monthly stipend of $750. Fellows pursue their work independently in a diverse and supportive community of peers. Visual Arts Fellowship deadline: February 1, 2013. For more information about the Fellowship program visit us at: www.fawc.org.

CFEVA- Visual Artist Fellowships – PA
Deadline: January 15, 2013. The Visual Artist Fellowship is designed to help artists within 100 miles of Philadelphia reach new levels in their artistic and professional practice. Selected artists will receive a stipend and a full range of career support over the two-year Fellowship to ensure the successful realization of a career goal or specific project as defined in the application. Artists will be asked to demonstrate a vision for the next level of their professional or artistic practice and a clear plan for CFEVA’s proposed role in reaching it. Artists will be selected based on the merit of their artwork, their proven track record in project completion, their vision for the next level in their career and the ability of CFEVA to help them achieve their goals. We invite all artists to apply with their current needs and ideas regardless of their status of emerging, mid career or established. http://www.cfeva.org/cfeva_programs_career.aspx

Artist Retreats and Writer Residencies – IL
Deadline: Extended to December 7th, 5 pm CST. Chicago Art Retreats. There is still time to apply for a $300 fellowship for any of our 3 remaining residencies during January and February 2013. To apply, visit: http://www.chicagoartretreats.org

Roman Witt Residency Program – MI
Deadline: January 11, 2013. The University of Michigan Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design in Ann Arbor, MI seeks artists for the Witt Residency. The Witt Residency is open to both established and emerging artists/designers. It provides students an alternative learning opportunity to engage with practicing artists who make use of resources across campus, therefore the ideal candidate must value collaboration, have good social and communication skills and be interested in generating creative partnerships across disciplines. It is the goal of the Witt Residency to foster an atmosphere of inventive creative activity that extends throughout the University community. See website for application instructions. Witt Residents receive an honorarium of $20,000 for up to twelve weeks in residence served over an academic year. There is flexibility in how the time is apportioned. In addition to the honorarium, residents will be provided with housing, studio space, and up to $5,000 funding support for project materials. The School encourages applications from individuals as well as from creative teams however, please be advised that the resources listed above are finite, including the travel budget. If teams apply, the expectation is that the award will be shared between its members. Questions? Contact Chrisstina Hamilton at chrissti@umich.edu or 734-764-3464.

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