Leicester and East Midlands Open Art Exhibition 2015

Posted by on January 13, 2015

Newarke Houses Museum & Gardens, Leicester – The annual Open exhibition presents an exciting opportunity for young, emerging and established artists to showcase their creative talents.

Call for artists application.

Deadline: 9 Feb 2015.

This year’s Open exhibition is being organised in partnership with De Montfort University. For the first time in its 26 years, the exhibition will be held at Newarke Houses Museum where it will launch the museum’s new Garden Galleries.

The Open exhibition features a range of artists including established, recent graduates and first time exhibiting artists.

We welcome applications from artists across the region and are delighted to once again also host the Youth Category, open to ages 11 – 15 and 16 – 19 years, all competing for a range of artist’s prizes.

The ever popular and diverse Open exhibition presents a stunning array of artworks and contemporary craft by artists living in Leicester, Leicestershire, Rutland, Derbyshire, Lincolnshire, Nottinghamshire or Northamptonshire. Craft entries from Warwickshire and the West Midlands will also be considered.

The exhibition is open to practitioners across a wide selection of different art forms including painting, photography, illustration, sculpture, textiles and ceramics.

Artists featured in the exhibition have the chance to win a variety of prizes including the £1000 Attenborough Prize.

For more information, contact openexhibition@leicester.gov.uk.

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Call to Plein Air Artists

Posted by on January 08, 2015

Finger Lakes Plein Air Competition & Festival: June 10 – 14, 2015 in Canandaigua, NY. Juried competition for paint media including oil, watercolor, pastel, acrylic, and gouache.

Call for artists application.

Deadline: 30 Jan 2015

Total awards over $7,000.

Judge: Nancy Tankersley

Apply online, $35 fee.

  • Three full days of painting in the beautiful rolling hills and pastoral countryside of the Finger Lakes.
  • Artist quick draw and community paint-out.
  • Award reception gala.
  • Public exhibit and sale at Historic Sonnenberg Mansion & Gardens.

Increased cash prize awards for 2015:

  • First place – $3,000
  • Second place – $2,000
  • Third place – $1,000
  • Quick draw – $500

For more information, contact info@fingerlakespleinair.com.

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Tiny – Call for Artists

Posted by on January 06, 2015

Pop Revolution Gallery – A juried exhibition open to artists working in all mediums. The theme for this exhibit is small works. Does size really matter? Can a tiny work of art have as much impact as a much larger piece? Show us how powerful your art can be in a 12 x 12 (or less) format.

Call for artists application.

Deadline: 5 Feb 2015.

Pop Revolution Gallery exhibits artwork in all mediums. Many artists are up and coming who present a unique outlook on life and society with their artwork.

For more information, contact poprevolutiongallery@gmail.com.

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National Juried Painting Exhibition – Call for Artists

Posted by on December 16, 2014

The Western Colorado Center for the Arts (Grand Junction, CO) invites you to submit for its 2015 Contemporary Painting Exhibition. The national exhibition will take place from May 15 to June 24 at The Art Center and will be juried by New York City / New Mexico painter Gregory Botts.

Call for artists application.

Deadline: 4 Feb 2015 (Deadline extended).

Calendar of Events

  • January 17: Digital Image Postmark Deadline
  • March 16: Artist Notification
  • April 15-20: Shipped Work Delivery Deadline
  • May 5-8: Hand-delivered Works
  • May 15-June 24: Exhibition Dates
  • June 5: Reception
  • June 25-26: Pickup Hand-delivered Works
  • June 30: Begin Return of Shipped Works

Cash Awards

  • $750 Best of Show
  • $450 First Place
  • $300 Second Place
  • $250 Third Place

The Western Colorado Center for the Arts is located at 1803 N. 7th Street, Grand Junction, CO 81501. Our hours are Tuesday-Saturday 9-4. Reach us at (970) 243-7337.

We are a community arts organization dedicated to improving quality of life by promoting the enjoyment and understanding of the arts through studio art instruction, educational programs for children and adults, exhibitions, and the acquisition, care, and display of a permanent art collection.

For more information, contact submissions@gjartcenter.org.

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Paper Rock Scissors Call For Artists

Posted by on November 20, 2014

Joshua Tree Art Gallery January show call for artists: Rock, Paper, Scissors. Pre-registration required. Entry fee: $25 per work submitted. Cash awards up to $500 for best-in-show.

Call for artists application.

Deadline: 30 Dec 2014.

Juror: Barbara Gothard, President, Palms Spring Art Museum Arts Council.

Joshua Tree Art Gallery is an artist collective providing opportunities for artist to exhibit new work.

For more information, contact info@joshuatreeartgallery.com.

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Call For Fine Art Submissions

Posted by on November 14, 2014

Art Hive Online – As we prepare to open our virtual doors, our curators are seeking fine art submissions from artists in such media as drawings, paintings, mixed media, digital art and photography.

Call for artists application.

Deadline: 31 March 2015.

Our goal is to offer a diverse selection of high quality artworks across a wide variety of genre, style, size and media except for video art. Our expert panel will carefully review all submissions.

Art Hive Online is a new online platform and social network for professional emerging and established artists. Our “Connect, Select, and Collect” platform is designed to build bridges between artists, art enthusiasts and art collectors, creating access to a wider online buying audience.

It is free to display your art, and we work solely on commission. You keep possession of your work until it sells. We then pay and arrange for you to ship your work. Visit our website for additional answers to questions you might have on our online FAQ page.

For more information, contact connect@arthiveonline.com.

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Vertigo-ArtSalon 2015 NY Open Call for Artists

Posted by on November 11, 2014

GaleriaZero – Open call for artists to exhibit in NewYork. Exhibition will be February 2015 in Manhattan, just a few steps from Times Square.

Call for artists application.

Deadline: 11/25/2014.

During 20 years GaleriaZero has organized international art events all over the world.

For more information, contact submission@galeriazero.info.

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Art-A-Fair Call for Artists for 2015 Show

Posted by on November 02, 2014

You are cordially invited to submit your application for the 49th annual Art-A-Fair Festival, one of three premier art shows held each summer in beautiful Laguna Beach, California. Artists in all media are invited to present their work to be juried.

Call for artists application.

Deadline: 2/8/2015.

The fee is $40.00 per medium, a complete entry includes three pieces per medium.

Jury Day – Sunday, February 8, 2015. Deliver work between 8:00AM & 11:00AM. Pick up artwork and receive jury scores 4:00PM – 4:30PM.

Location: Laguna Boys & Girls Club at 1085 Laguna Canyon Road, Laguna Beach, CA 92651.

If you cannot attend February 8, artwork can also be juried by mail-in digital submission no later than January 24, 2015. A complete digital entry includes three images per medium, jury fee payment and mail-in application form. Further specifics on artwork submission and applications can be found on our website.

We are open to all fine artists and master craftsman – we have no residency restrictions on exhibitors.

For more information, contact marketing@art-a-fair.com.

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Artsplosure: The Raleigh Arts Festival Call for Artists

Posted by on November 01, 2014

The Art Market with more than 170 visual arts and crafts exhibitors from across North Carolina and the nation. Kidsplosure, showcasing multiple interactive educational activities and entertainment for children and their parents.

Call for artists application.

Deadline: 5/15/2015.

This past year, we celebrated the 35th anniversary of Artsplosure – the Raleigh Arts Festival! Since its inception in 1980, the spring festival has entertained and inspired hundreds of thousands of people, introducing them to underrepresented artists and performances. Every aspect of the festival is curated with an eye toward presenting quality art – and a healthy dose of the unexpected. The festival balances critically acclaimed national artists with some of North Carolina’s best performing and visual artists. The result is an eccentric mix of artistic expression, undoubtedly with something that appeals to everyone.

Fore more information, contact sarah@artsplosure.org.

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Artworks Selection 2015 Catalog

Posted by on October 20, 2014

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.

Call for artists application.

Deadline: 12/12/2014.

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.

For more information, contact concorsi@ventitre01.it.

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