2015 Paint Out Norwich – Call for Artists

Posted by on May 15, 2015

Paint Out Norwich will welcome up to 50 selected artists working in a variety of mediums en plein air amid Norwich’s vibrant cityscape during a timed competition on October 19 -23, 2015.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 31 Jul 2015

Submission to Paint Out Norwich Core and Nocturne Events is free! If you are selected as a participating artist a £30 fee is required.

This year, selected artists can participate in daytime and nocturne sessions as well as a group-draw overlooking Norwich from Mousehold Heath.

An expanded and dynamic Paint Out Norwich is planned for this second year following the success of last year’s inaugural event. The artists will be stationed at city venues such as Norwich Castle, Norwich Cathedral, Bishop Bridge, The Lanes, Tombland, Norwich Market, the Forum and other favourite sites in Norwich.

The October 23rd ticketed preview gala, awards ceremony, and auction will showcase the artwork produced during the competition and a panel of experts are to judge the works of art and award the winning selections. Leading regional auctioneers TW Gaze of Diss will be conducting an auction of specially selected competition work. Last year’s auction was attended by 200 people with excellent sales results.

The exhibition opens to the public on Saturday October 24th and will run for one-week at the Norwich Hostry then move to the Maddermarket Theatre exhibition space and close at the end of November. All works are for sale during the exhibition.

Chosen artists will benefit from:

  • £5000 in Awards
  • Exhibition of work for over 1 month and on-line sales following
  • Public Auction of one competition work
  • Eminent judges from Art World

Paint Out is a multi-faceted event aiming to redefine en plein air art practice. It is the premier juried en plein air competition in the United Kingdom, celebrating the talents of national and international artists to a wide and growing audience in the heart of medieval Norwich.

For more information, contact stephanie@paintoutnorwich.org.

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New England Collective VI – Call for Artists

Posted by on May 05, 2015

The Sixth Annual New England Collective Juried Exhibition at Galatea Fine Art in Boston’s SOWA Thayer Street Art District.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 10 Jul 2015

All media.

Juror: Mim Brooks Fawcett, Director of the Attleboro Arts Museum.

Chosen artists will have the opportunity to be included in a group exhibition at Galatea Fine Art, located in the SOWA Art and Design area of Boston’s thriving South End.

Galatea Fine Art is a large cooperative gallery representing over 60 artists in eclectic media and genres.

For more information, contact galateafinearts@yahoo.com.

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Connect to Colour £1000 Arts Prize – Call for Artists

Posted by on April 30, 2015

CONNECT2COLOUR and Lacey Contemporary are proud to present their Inaugural Summer Art prize! Supported by Be Smart About Art, Great Art, and MOO Printing.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 19 Jul 2015

1st Place Prize – £1000 from Connect 2 Colour

Runner-up awards include:

  • £350 MOO Printing Voucher
  • £500 Great Art Online Voucher
  • Mentoring Package from Be Smart About Art worth over £500

Up to 50 finalists will be selected for a two-week finalist exhibition at Lacey Contemporary and to be judged for the 1st place and runner-up awards by a selected panel of judges (to be announced). There will be a formal opening and VIP reception to celebrate this inaugural event and to announce the prize winners.

A new contemporary art gallery in Holland Park, London supporting the emerging contemporary arts.

For more information, contact tessa@laceycontemporarygallery.co.uk.

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Aloft Exhibition – Call for Artists

Posted by on March 08, 2015

Beauty Art Gallery – Aloft exhibition call for artists explores the essence of elevated height, style, tone and attitude. Create depictions of the notions of flight, your vistas or visions to be part of this exhibit with unique artistic interpretations of loftiness.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 25 Apr 2015

Oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, collage, drawings, photography, fiber, mixed media. 784 square inches or smaller, example 28 x 28 inches. 18 years or older.

$1,400 in cash and merchandise awards: $400 first award. $250 each 2nd Award and Juror’s Award for Excellence.

Suburban Gallery seeking established and emerging artists. Unique gallery of art and artful handmade gifts and décor.

For more information, contact info@beautyartgallery.net.

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2nd Annual en Plein Air Paintoff in Downtown Cary, NC

Posted by on February 15, 2015

Join fellow artists, Sat. May 2, capture the landscape, history and daily life surrounding historic Downtown Cary! Juried Exhibit. Cash prizes.

Call for artists application.

Deadline: 10 Apr 2015.

Completed works on display at the Art Auction and Gala, Fri. May 29, at the Cary Arts Ctr.

This is a free event open to the public.

Artist’s have the opportunity to capture a “piece of history” as the historic Town of Cary, NC continues its plans of revitalizing “Downtown”. Cash prizes include: $400 first place, $200 second place and $200 People’s Choice Award. Artists set their own pricing for art auction and retain 70% of sales proceeds. In addition, 20% of sales proceeds will benefit the Town of Cary’s Relief for Recreation Scholarship Fund, in keeping with the Town’s philosophy that all citizens should have an equal opportunity to participate in recreation. Last year over 200 patrons attended the art auction and gala evening and projected attendance numbers for this year’s event are expected to exceed that.

For more information, contact deanna.zolfo@townofcary.org.

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Art Retreat Morvan France September 2015 – Call for Artists

Posted by on February 04, 2015

Morvan France Art Retreat – $1250.00 Includes lodging and all meals and ground transportation while at the retreat. (Air and train fare not included.)

Call for artists application.

Deadline: 30 May 2015.

Dates: 30 August to 07 September 2015

Save $150 if you register by 28 February 2015.

  • Seven days of plein air creative freedom
  • Art adventure
  • Old French farm house charm
  • Draw, paint, and write

The ArtisTTable has been hosting art events in various locations and online since the beginning of 2013. Run by two artists from the Netherlands and the US the ArtisTTable provides worthwhile art events that nurture creative and personal expression by supporting your own artistic practice. ArtisTTable Art Retreats are an exciting way to get in touch with, and evaluate your artistic direction and explore some new ones. On our retreats, we take care of all the meals and accommodations so all you have to do is make art.

For more information, contact info@artisttableonline.com.

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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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