Established in 1964, the East Lansing Art Festival (ELAF) is a two-day outdoor celebration of art and culture. The juried festival is ranked 54th in the Sunshine Artist Magazine Top 100 Best Fine Art and Design Shows and is mid-Michigan’s first major art show of the summer season. Known for featuring the highest caliber fine art and fine craft, this highly anticipated festival attracts over 70,000 knowledgeable art patrons from the region.
The event includes live music and performances on two stages, a children’s arts activity area and an international-style food court. The ELAF is a non-profit community arts and cultural event.
Festival dates: May 16-17, 2015
Artist Amenities: Friday set-up, free morning coffee, free artist parking, Saturday evening Artist Reception, and booth runners.
Discounted application rate is $25 through November 30, 2014.
On December 1, 2014 the application rate increases to $35.
The East Lansing Art Festival is celebrating 52 years of fine art and culture. The ELAF is kicks off the festival season in Mid-Michigan and is a premier cultural event and offers something for all ages. Live music and hands-on arts activities are free.
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bj spoke gallery – Seeking US artists in all Fine Arts Media for April, 2015 Exhibition. Juried by Adrienne Rooney, Curatorial Assistant at the Whitney Museum of Art. Award is exhibition of selected works.
bj spoke gallery is a small co-op gallery that is owned and operated by all of the members. We have very talented artists who work in a variety of media, both realistic and abstract. We hold our open competition, EXPO, once a year to give outside artists an opportunity to exhibit and sell their work in a different venue.
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Port Moody Arts Centre – The Wearable Art Awards is not a fashion show, it is a multi-media performance where the human body becomes a living, breathing, moving canvas. We are asking artists go go deep into their imaginations to create a wearable piece of art that challenges what most consider to be wearable, or everyday fashion.
We are committed to challenging artists of all mediums to push their imaginations to create evocative, imaginative and thought-provoking sculpture for the human body.
Visit our website for criteria, categories and to submit your application online.
The Port Moody Arts Centre Society operates a not-for-profit Arts Centre in the historic Old City Hall in the heart of Port Moody. As an active leader in the arts, our mandate is to bring the Arts to our community by:
- offering more than 300 classes annually,
- operating an Art Gallery that hosts an incredible variety of exhibitions each year, and
- hosting a variety of special events.
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The New York Center for Photographic Arts (NYC4PA) invites photographers world-wide to submit images using any photographic process (print, image transfer, emulsion transfer, iphoneography, encaustic, black and white, etc.). Winners will receive $3,000 in cash awards and be featured in a New York Gallery Show and on the NYC4PA Online Gallery. The Grand Prize winning image will be posted on the NYC4PA home page.
DEADLINE: November 23, 2014 (Midnight Pacific Time)
We are very excited that Winners and Juror’s Selections will have the opportunity to participate in a gallery show in April 2015, at the New Century Artists Gallery in Manhattan’s Chelsea gallery district. In addition, an exhibition catalog of the group show will be available.
BLACK AND WHITE:
Today the world of photography is vast and varied. We work in color, black and white, monochrome, abstract and collage. This call for entry is our second homage to the early days of our craft, when all the emotion, texture and beauty had to be captured in shades gray from black to white.
It doesn’t matter if your original image was shot with Tri-X or with a digital SLR, if the end product is a terrific Black and White it fits the call. Sepia toned photography is welcome as well.
EXHIBITION AND AWARDS:
Grand Prize: One photographer will receive $750. The image will be part of the New York gallery show, the NYC4PA Online Gallery and the exhibition catalog. It will be featured on the home page of NYC4PA website.
- First Prizes: 3 photographers will each receive $300. Their images will be exhibited in the New York Gallery show, the NYC4PA Online Gallery and in the exhibition catalog.
- Second Prizes: 3 photographers will each receive $250. Their images will be exhibited in the New York Gallery show, the NYC4PA Online Gallery and in the exhibition catalog.
- Third Prizes: 3 photographers will each receive $200. Their images will be exhibited in the New York Gallery show, the NYC4PA Online Gallery and in the exhibition catalog.
- Jurors’ Selections: 20 additional images will be exhibited in the New York Gallery show, the NYC4PA Online Gallery and in the exhibition catalog.
- Honorable Mention: 20 additional images will be exhibited in the Online Gallery and listed in the exhibition catalog.
*All Prize Winners, Juror Selections and Honorable Mentions will receive an NYC4PA certificate.
This Call for Entries is open worldwide to both amateur and professional photographers. NYC4PA invites photographers working in all mediums, styles and schools of thought to participate. Experimental and mixed techniques are welcome. Only 2-D work is eligible.
The entry fee is $35 for the first three images. Additional images may be submitted for $10 each. There is no limit to the number of images submitted.
Prepare your images as JPG, TIF, or PNG files not greater than 2MB. The longest side should be 1,280 pixels or greater, then please go to: https://client.smarterentry.com/nyc4pa
JUROR: DAN BURKHOLDER
Dan Burkholder has a long history of looking beyond the photographic horizon to invent, explore, exhibit and teach the next great thing in Photography. He is currently an instructor and guest lecturer at the International Center for Photography, Santa Fe Workshops, Maine School of Photography as well as offering instructional sessions at his own studio in New York State.
Dan’s book, iPhone Artistry (Pixiq Press, 2012), is the universe’s most comprehensive and fun how-to book for iPhone photographers. His poignant monograph, The Color of Loss (University of Texas Press, 2008), intimately documented the flooded interiors of post-Katrina New Orleans and was the first coffee-table book shot entirely using HDR (high dynamic range) methods. Dan’s book, Making Digital Negatives for Contact Printing, let photographers combine the charm of the handmade print with the precision of digital control and has become a standard resource in the fine-art photography community.
Dan earned his B.A. and Master’s degrees in Photography from Brooks Institute of Photography in Santa Barbara, California. His platinum/palladium and pigmented prints are included in private and public collections internationally. Dan’s web site is www.DanBurkholder.com.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
All entrants to NYC4PA Open Calls for Entry, by virtue of their submission, are attesting that the images submitted are their own work and there has been no copyright infringement. NYC4PA will not be held liable for any infringement of rights that might surface during the jurying or displaying of any image.
By submitting you grant NYC4PA the right to use your image(s) for promotion and advertisement of NYC4PA.
Images selected by jurors for Prizes, Juror’s Selection or Honorable Mention in a previous NYC4PA international call for entry are not eligible. Images previously submitted but not selected may be resubmitted as often as you wish.
Should your award notification or prize be returned as undeliverable, NYC4PA will not resend the notice (whether by the same or another method,) research your address nor make any further attempts at delivery, and your submission will be deemed ineligible. Please be careful when entering all your contact information.
NYC4PA would prefer to remit cash awards through a PayPal transfer. If you do not have a PayPal account to which we can remit your award, please contact us for alternate arrangements.
As a submitter NYC4PA will include you in future mailings and announcements. If you would prefer NOT to be on our mailing list please log onto http://www.nyc4pa.com/#!contact and ask to be removed.
NON U.S. APPLICANTS:
Our entry software has an address field for the state you live in. This applies to the US and several other countries – if you do not have “state” as part of your address simply leave that field blank – it is not mandatory.
If you have questions or issues please contact us as firstname.lastname@example.org. We will make every effort to get back to you as soon as possible. We will specifically be available via email, until 11:00PM EST on the last evening of the call.
Association for Visual Arts – Chattanooga’s premier visual arts festival returns to the First Tennessee Pavilion April 10-12, 2015. The 4 Bridges Arts Festival™ attracts nearly 14,000 enthusiasts every year interested in the work of 150 national artists in 22 fine art and fine craft mediums.
The event is known for its emphasis on artist hospitality: complimentary meals and beverages, complimentary priority parking, load in/out assistance and booth sitters. It also features a patron purchase program and $10,000 in artist merit awards.
Festival was recognized by the New York Times as a reason to visit the city!
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Ventitre01 – The Call is open to all the Italian and foreign artists from all over the world. We are searching for works of painting, drawing, graphic design, computer graphics, photography to publish them in our catalogs and promote the selected artworks by our initiatives and exhibition events, the originals as well the limited edition certified copies we produce.
We offer visibility, presence, and real promotional opportunities: a multiple access to the market.
What we offer: 360° promotion, real on line presence, 60% on the sale of the originals and 30% on the sale of the limited edition copies, 2 copies of each paper catalog we are going to publish, with no expenses for the selected artists, that remain on our collections even after the next editions, year after year. We are a brand, but also an association.
Our goal is to create a real market, and this aim means working on personal artistic growth respecting each one’s path and inspiration. The artists are not and should not be the target of the art promoters, because they are the makers. We want to reach all the people that are interested in art, or simply desire to treasure art in their life. And, of course, we want the artists to catch opportunities even beside the traditional ways, locations and spots.
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A/P invites all interested printmakers to submit an edition of ten (10) 8” x 10” prints that relates to the theme of “transition” for exhibition and exchange in the Artist Proof Gallery. Each participant will receive 8 prints created by other artists, and A/P will retain 2 works from each edition for sale in our studio and gallery.
Each year, Alberta Printmakers (A/P) holds a non-juried show and sale to showcase the work of local and international print artists, and to raise funds towards Alberta Printmakers’ artistic and educational programming.
Alberta Printmakers is a non-profit artist-run centre founded in 1989 in Calgary, Alberta. The organization’s goals are to increase public awareness of print media, to engage a diverse audience, to provide resources for the artistic community, and production facilities for printmaking.
Alberta Printmakers has an open membership, and is governed by a board of directors. Management and administration of activities are the responsibilities of the Director of Funding & Communications and the Director of Gallery & Studio, who reach out to volunteers in accomplishing organizational goals. Alberta Printmakers also hosts a residency and summer student program.
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LarkGallery wants to celebrate one year of our partnership with MD Art Gallery and 7 years of LarkGallery international activities inspired by our mission to present art that evokes thinking, leads to discovery and builds bridges between people, concepts and entities that have been traditionally considered incompatible.
If you think that this mission is close to your heart, please submit your best small and middle size works not bigger than 24″W x 40″H and priced under $1500.
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SCULPTURE SPACE, located in Utica, New York invites artists whose focus is sculpture to apply for a two-month residency between September 2015 and September 2016. Depending on funding, eighteen to twenty residents are selectively chosen each year with a stipend of $2,000 awarded to offset costs. We offer a 5,500 square foot shared studio with specialized equipment in addition to five private studios.
Accepted artists are selected by a Review Committee and a guest juror. Artists are notified at the end of January. Primary criteria for selection are based on the quality, originality and potential of their work and proposed project.
Applications are accepted from NOVEMBER 1 – DECEMBER 31, 2014. Administration fee of US$10 plus $10 Slideroom fee.
Offering two-month residencies and 24 hour access to a studio, Sculpture Space provides emerging, mid-career and established artists with the physical space, technical assistance, specialized equipment, financial support and uninterrupted time to fully engage in artistic exploration. Through works-in-progress receptions, guest lectures, and tours, Sculpture Space also provides artists with opportunities to interact with the public to provide cultural enrichment to the community. For more about Sculpture Space: its history, programming, residents and alumni, please visit: http://www.sculpturespace.org.
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