Colors Of The Night – Call For Artists


Colors Of The Night – Call For Artists

Smithtown Township Arts Council invites submissions for its upcoming 2017 national juried fine art exhibition, Colors of the Night at Mills Pond Gallery.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 30 Jun 2017

Exhibition Dates: August 19 -Sept. 30

Juror/Judge Tim Newton. This exhibition/competition will encompass all varieties of nocturnal art including twilight/dusk, dawn, urban, interiors, landscapes, and figures. No subject is off limits. Judging will be based on originality/creativity, good design, and skillful execution within your medium. Open to USA artists age 18 or older. All media considered except photography and computer generated art. Entry fee $45 for up to three images.

Colors Of The Night awards:

  • $1,000 Best of Show
  • $500 Second Place
  • $250 Third Place.

Selected artists will have their work posted on the Smithtown Township Arts Council website and in the gallery. The exhibition will be widely marketed on Long Island and in NY press.

About Smithtown Township Arts Council

Smithtown Township Arts Council is a 501 c 3 non profit organization. Proceeds from entry fees are invested back into local communities to present art exhibits, teach art classes, and present art programs. The gallery is in a historic building which is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. Smithtown Township Arts Council exists to integrate the arts into the fabric of everyday life on Long Island. A fundamental goal of this organization is to show how the arts inspire, educate, cause positive change, and generally improve the quality of life for the residents of the communities we serve.

Adding an important dimension to our lives, the arts make us unique, record our lives, provide forum for debate, improve education, create community engagement, and encourage multicultural expression. The Historic Mills Pond House provides a creative outlet and the opportunity to experience, investigate, and discover contemporary art cultural issues which are engaging and relevant to the public’s daily lives and civic responsibilities. The Arts Council offers programs for families and children that invite active and collaborative learning through the arts. They engage participants in arts experiences that connect them to the performers and creative minds who enrich their lives.

For more information, contact gallery@stacarts.org.

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BWAC Black And White 2017 – Call For Artists


BWAC Black And White 2017 – Call For Artists

Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition (BWAC) announces a call for artists for BWAC Black and White 2017. This national juried art show in NYC runs July 29 – Aug 20, 2017.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 31 May 2017

We bathe in the beauty of color and spin thousands of words describing the experience that the cone cells transmit to our brain. In reality, they are not nearly as numerous as our rods, the cells that register light and dark, the black and white of our experience. Our rods are less articulated in language. Fewer words are generated to describe that experience. Black and white is primal, the underneath, the foundation, of the opulence of color. It is where we register motion and, when the cones do not have sufficient light, our rods optimize our survival in the night woods. Black and White intends to explore this underground of survival and few words.

This call for submissions is open to all residents of the U.S. and its Territories 18 years of age or older. This is a juried exhibition for artists working in all traditional and non-traditional 2-D and 3-D media including film/video when part of an installation. BWAC will use 8,000 square feet for this show.

Juror: Alison Hokanson, Assistant Curator for Nineteenth-Century European Painting at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

BWAC Black and White 2017 cash awards:

  • Best of show gold: $1000
  • Best of show silver: $500
  • Peoples’ choice: $250
  • Curators’ choice: $250
  • Certificate of recognition: $1000 ($100 each for ten winners.)

25% commission on exhibition sales.

Artists accepted into BWAC Black and White 2017 can also send one additional work that will be exhibited in our Affordable Art area. All works must be smaller than 12” x 16” (including frame, if framed). Works must be priced for sale at $500 or under.

About Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition

Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition (BWAC) is a truly unique gallery. It is a 25,000 square foot Civil War-era warehouse on the Red Hook waterfront in Brooklyn, NY. Its enormous space affords the opportunity to exhibit large work. The vista of New York Harbor, spanning the Statue of Liberty to the Verrazano Bridge, is one of the best in the city. OThe gallery has over 18,000 annual visitors.

Organized in 1978 by 16 artists looking for a place to exhibit, BWAC is Brooklyn’s largest artist-run organization. They have been exhibiting the artwork of local Brooklyn artists for almost 40 years. BWAC has two synergistic missions: assist emerging artists in advancing their artistic careers and present the art-of-today in an easily accessible format.

For more information, contact bwacinfo@aol.com.

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Paperworks 2017 Juried Competition – Call For Artists


Paperworks 2017 Juried Competition – Call For Artists

b.j. spoke gallery announces a call for artists for the Paperworks 2017 Juried Competition. Artists in the United States who use paper as their primary medium, substrate, or subject of a video may apply.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 30 Apr 2017

Entry fee: $35

Accepted media: Works made of, on, or about paper including cut paper, folded paper, woven paper, glued paper, drawings, paintings, pastels, prints, photography, paper sculpture, 3D, bound books, collage, mixed media, video, and installation.

Juror: Akili Tommasino, Curatorial Assistant, Museum of Modern Art, NY. An advocate of emerging artists and scholar of the twentieth-century avant-garde, Tommasino has organized and collaborated on numerous exhibition projects at institutions including the Centre Pompidou – Musée national d’art moderne, Paris and National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC. He is the curator of 2017 MoMA exhibition Projects 107: Lone Wolf Recital Corps.

Paperworks 2017 Juried Competition artists will receive a one-month exhibition of selected works in August 2017 at b.j. spoke gallery, Huntington, NY. Artists can enter up to six works. All of which could be selected for exhibit by the juror. The gallery provides an opening reception and publicity for the show.

About b.j. spoke gallery

b.j. spoke gallery is a member-owned and run cooperative art gallery and 501(c)(3). They exhibit many of the finest artists on Long Island and provide art and opportunity to the community at large. Artists showing at the gallery are well-represented in numerous public and private collections.  b.j. spoke gallery was founded over 40 years ago with the belief that a partnership between artists and the public is an essential relationship. The gallery provides opportunities for artists to experience responses to their work and for the public to increase its aesthetic awareness in deciphering of the artist’s intent through contemplation and dialogue.

For more information, contact manager@bjspokegallery.com.

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Hamptons Juried Art Show 2017 – Call For Artists


Hamptons Juried Art Show 2017 – Call For Artists

The Retreat is accepting submissions of original creations by artist for the Hamptons Juried Art Show 2017 to be held at the RJD Gallery, 2385 Main Street, Bridgehampton, New York.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 17 Mar 2017

The exhibition is open to painters working in oil, acrylic, mixed-media, and watercolor as well as works on paper, photography, or sculpture. No video art. All works must be for sale and must arrive in ready to hang condition. One to five pieces may be submitted for consideration for a registration fee of $50 per submission. Artworks for the spring show will be selected by jurors Ann Chwatsky, New York University Professor; Richard J. Demato, Art Dealer; and Eve Gianni, Gallery Director. All chosen works will be announced via email on March 24, 2017. Accepted works cannot be substituted. Artist agrees to allow the Gallery to negotiate up to 10% maximum to achieve a sale.

All proceeds from entry fees will benefit The Retreat’s services. In addition to the submission fees, the RJD Gallery will donate 25% of all sales made during the spring show to The Retreat.

The top four entries from Hamptons Juried Art Show 2017 will appear in a group showing opening April 22, 2017. Works will be on display through May 19, 2017. Artists will receive 50% of sale price for any pieces sold during the exhibition.

About The Retreat

The Retreat’s mission is to provide safety, shelter, and support to victims of domestic violence and break the cycle of family violence. In pursuit of our mission, The Retreat annually provides help for thousands of families. Serving those in New York’s East End.  Services include a 24-hour bi-lingual hotline, emergency 18-bed shelter, legal advocacy, counseling, and prevention education in the schools and community.

For more information, contact knichols@theretreatinc.org.

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2017 Adirondacks National Exhibition Of American Watercolors – Call For Artists


2017 Adirondacks National Exhibition Of American Watercolors – Call For Artists

View, a multi-media arts center, seeks artists working in all forms of watermedia for the 2017 Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 3 Apr 2017

The show is open to artists working in transparent and opaque watercolors, acrylics, casein, egg tempera, gouache, and ink. All works must be of original design and execution, comprised of 90% watermedia. Collage and works previously exhibited at View are not eligible for submission. A non-refundable entry fee of $40/ $30 for members of View enables the artist to submit up to 2 works. Each artist may submit a total of 5 works at a cost of an additional $10 per image.

The 2017 Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors is one of the top ten watermedia exhibitions in the nation. It draws artists and audiences from all over. Each year, artists compete for a chance at over $14,000 in prizes and awards. Through the generosity of our sponsors, View offers 30 awards each year. Cash prizes range from $200 to $2500, totaling $14000 in available prizes.

2017 Adirondacks National Exhibition Of American Watercolors - Call for Artists

About View Arts Center

The Adirondacks provide a source of inspiration and opportunity for artistic expression. View is dedicated to inspiring the lives of individuals visiting or residing in this magnificent natural area. It serves as a community center, a conference facility, and a venue for special events.

  • Founded in 1951, View is a multi-arts center in Old Forge, New York. It is housed in facility (2011) designed for arts programming.
  • Open year-round, View draws artists from across North America for its juried exhibitions and shows the work of regional and local artists in the smaller galleries. Four galleries are airy and light, offering excellent viewing and display.
  • Gould Hall, is a jewel of a performance space with great acoustics and intimate seating.
  • The Meyda Tiffany and Lighting Creative Arts wing offers classes for young and old and beginning and experienced artists.
  • View serves as a community center for the region, hosts meetings, and houses the Kinderwood Preschool.

For more information, contact ccard@viewarts.org.

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Liquids 2017 – Call For Artists


Liquids 2017 – Call For Artists

New York Center for Photographic Art announces a photography call for artists for Liquids 2017, about liquid, liquids, and liquidity.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 19 Mar 2017

There are liquids like water, milk, and oil. Substances can have varying degrees of liquidity like the clear shimmer of water. Visually, liquids can be reflective, transparent, translucent, clear, cloudy, opaque, colored and colorless, and moving and still. For this competition, send your interpretation of liquid, liquids, and liquidity. The possibilities are vast including rain drops, waterfalls, pouring juice, reflections in a still lagoon, a distorted spoon in a glass of tea, and spilled milk.

Liquids 2017 exhibitions and awards

  • Grand Prize: One photographer will receive $1300. The image will be featured on the home page of the NYC4PA website, in the NYC4PA Online Gallery, and the exhibition catalog.
  • First Prizes: 3 photographers will each receive $400. Their images will be exhibited in the NYC4PA Online Gallery and in the exhibition catalog.
  • Second Prizes: 3 photographers will each receive $300. Their images will be exhibited in the NYC4PA Online Gallery and in the exhibition catalog.
  • Third Prizes: 3 photographers will each receive $200. Their images will be exhibited in the NYC4PA Online Gallery and in the exhibition catalog.
  • Jurors’ Selections: 20 additional images will be included in the NYC4PA Online Gallery and in the exhibition catalog.
  • Honorable Mention: 20 additional images will be, included in the NYC4PA Online Gallery and the exhibition catalog.

All prize winners will be presented with a certificate.

Liquids 2017 - Call For Artists

 

NYC4PA’s has 5 calls a year, 4 of them have live exhibitions, 2 calls each 2 times a year. They are the only organization in New York City that promotes photographers, women and men, and young people. They have been in business for over 6 years and have given over 5,000 photographers an opportunity to submit over 20,000 images. NYC4PA offers these opportunities which include gallery exhibitions and cash prizes. The two owners of the company, Maddi Ring and Patricia Gilman, are both photographers with 40 years of experience. They hire jurors for their competitions who are either photographers or gallery owners and have great reputations in the photography world.

For more information, contact nyc4pa@gmail.com.

 

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Flux Factory Residencies – Call For Artists


Flux Factory is currently looking for cultural producers of all kinds to join the Flux community for 3, 6, 9, or 12 month Flux Factory residencies starting in the Summer or Fall of 2017.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 1 Feb 2017

Flux Factory cultivates a spirit of openness and generosity through a unique collaborative and participatory approach to realizing its residency and public programs.  Each resident is responsible for their own funding, though Flux Factory can help with this process.

Flux Factory Residencies

Flux Factory residencies benefit from an immersive environment that encourages experimentation and peer to peer resource sharing. Residents work together to shape and realize Flux’s expansive programming. They propose and lead exhibitions and educational events. Flux Factory nurtures individual practices by offering professional development opportunities including one-on-one studio visits, group field trips, and monthly salons. Our labyrinthine building includes 16 studios, a gallery, silkscreen studio, wood shop, co-working office, communal kitchen, library, and rooftop garden.

About Flux Factory

Flux Factory is a 21 year old non-­profit arts organization, artist collective, and international residency program located in Long Island City, Queens, NYC. It is located one subway stop away from Manhattan. It is committed to building a sustainable community for diverse cultural producers including visual artists, builders, curators, community organizers, chefs, activists, musicians, and writers.

In August 1993, seven artists rented part of the second floor of a former spice factory next to the East River in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The group came together as an informal artist collective to create an alternative platform to the commercial gallery scene.

Flux Factory was born out of the needs of emerging artists who come to New York City to take part in the cultural nexus. By 1998, Flux membership had doubled and the living room, with a new stage, evolved into a destination for art events and performances of all kinds. Supper parties and performances occur each Thursday, a tradition which continues with our monthly Flux Thursdays salon and potluck. Flux became an official 501 (c)(3) nonprofit in 1999.

In 2009, Flux Factory moved to its current location, an 8,000 square feet, three story, building in Long Island City. The new location provided an impetus to professionalize the residency program. Residents are now selected based on merits and their commitment to collectivism. Today Flux Factory hosts around 40 artists in residence per year. Flux commissions new work through quarterly exhibitions and residents produce public events at a prolific pace.

For more information, contact residency@fluxfactory.org.

Flux Factory Residencies - Call For Artists

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International Small Art Phenomenon 6x6x2017 – Call For Artists


Rochester Contemporary Art Center’s (RoCo) international small art phenomenon 6x6x2017 returns with a call for artists for the tenth year.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 16 Apr 2017

This exhibition of thousands of artworks is made and donated by celebrities, artists, designers, college students, and children. Each artwork must be 6 by 6 inches (15 by 15 centimeters) or mounted to a 6-by-6 inch board. All artworks displayed anonymously and  signed only on the back. All entries will be on sale to the public for $20 each to benefit RoCo. Artists’ names will be revealed to the buyer upon purchase and sold-out artists’ names will be revealed next to their works online on July 7. Each artist may enter up to four artworks of any medium (2D or 3D) and there is no fee to enter. There is a four-artwork limit per elementary, middle, or high school.

Last year, the international small art phenomenon 6x6x2017 grew to include thousands of artworks from around the world and every US State. This year RoCo hopes to reach deeper into the global art community. This includes obtaining artwork from more national and international artists and celebrities. Every year, 6×6 has grown and the consistently high caliber of artworks has been astounding. 6x6x2017 is RoCo’s only fundraiser. The fundraising goal is to sell 2,500 artworks this year.

International Small Art Phenomenon 6x6x2017 - Call For Artists

About Rochester Contemporary Art Center

Rochester Contemporary Art Center (RoCo) is a venue for the exchange of ideas and not-for-profit that was founded in 1977. RoCo’s programming includes:

  • unique encounters for audiences and extraordinary opportunities for artists;
  • thoughtful contemporary art programming of all disciplines;
  • work of both renowned and emerging artists from New York State and around the world;
  • exhibition, educational, and networking opportunities for local artists;
  • unique voices and new audiences from diverse backgrounds;
  • collaborative partnerships with other arts organizations and artists;
  • community building by bringing artists, patrons, students, teachers, and enthusiasts together;
  • social gathering place for artists, audiences, and the local community; and a
  • neighborhood anchor for artistic activity and unique encounters in downtown Rochester.

For more information, contact info@rochestercontemporary.org.

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Colorscape Chenango Arts Festival 2017 – Call For Artists


Artists and crafters are invited to apply for jury selection for the 23rd Annual Colorscape Chenango Arts Festival 2017, to be held Sept 9th and 10th.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 10 Mar 2017

Submission of an application is a commitment to jury only. Late applications are accepted at the discretion of the jury where space is available.

Colorscape Chenango Arts Festival 2017 is a free outdoor festival that draws 10-12,000 people to the East and West Parks of downtown Norwich, NY. Each year on the weekend after Labor Day, it includes juried art and fine crafts for sale in an interactive atmosphere, acoustic music by professional singer-songwriters, literary arts, competitive poetry slam, creative culinary arts, and hands-on art experiences for all ages. Admission and all activities are entirely free of charge. Event is rain or shine.

Colorscape Chenango Arts Festival 2017 artist benefits:

  • Exhibitors receive complimentary lunches and beverages delivered to their booths and offered at our hospitality center.
  • Over $2,000 in pre-purchase awards (ColorCash)
  • $5,000 in artist awards in 14 categories, and best of show and best booth awards
  • Complimentary Sunday awards breakfast
  • Booth sitters
  • Free electricity and parking throughout the parks
  • Free and/or discounted lodging with local hosts throughout the community
  • Discounted room rates at local motels and hotels
  • Camping with water and hook-ups, restrooms with showers, available at reasonable rates near the festival venue.
  • All booth spaces are on the grass in two newly renovated downtown parks.

Colorscape Chenango Arts Festival 2017 - Call For Artists

Now in its 23rd year, Colorscape Chenango Arts Festival is in rural Chenango county in upstate New York state. Throughout the years, the event has an unmatched reputation for quality in the region including larger events in more populated areas. Colorscape attracts visitors from throughout New York and adjoining states. Over half of the audience each year coming from outside Chenango county. The festival was featured in Better Homes & Garden magazine’s travel section and included in National Geographic Traveler’s “Treasures of the Appalachians” in 2004, one of only 26 venues in New York state to receive this honor.

For more information, contact arts@colorscape.org.

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Black and White 2017 – Call For Artists


New York Center for Photographic Art is submitting a new call for entry, Black and White 2017. Despite the focus on color images in today’s media, in the world of photography, black and white will always have a place.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 22 Jan 2017

This call is an homage to those images where all the emotion, texture, and beauty are expressed in shades of black and white. No 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, then it fits the call. Sepia is accepted.

The juror is Mark Sink, photographer, curator, and teacher, who has made his living from fine art photography since 1978. While living in NYC through the 1980’s, he worked with and documented the lives and works of Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Rene Ricard, and other art luminaries.

Prizes total for Black and White 2017 is $3000. A gallery exhibit in New York City for the winners and jurors selection.

Chosen artists not only receive cash prizes, but also are shown on our website in a gallery specific to the Black and White call. There is an exhibition catalog and a live New York City gallery exhibition. There is advertising for the gallery exhibit.

Black and White 2017

The New York Center for Photographic Arts (NYC4PA) accepts photographers from all over the world, of any style or ability, for consideration by our jurors. In addition, they give the winners an opportunity to exhibit their work in a New York City gallery, Jadite, which has been exhibiting artwork for thirty years and has a track record for selling works of art.

For more information, contact nyc4pa@gmail.com.

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