Driggs Plein Air 2015 – Call for Artists

Posted by on June 09, 2015

Driggs Plein Air seeks artists for Plein Air Event in Driggs, Idaho on the West side of the Tetons.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 29 Jul 2015

Artists will contend for over $4000 in awards in various categories and events. Winner will receive a cash prize and an ad in Plein Air Magazine. Gallery open daily.

Downtown Driggs Idaho is a budding community that is popular for tourism of all types, particularly in the summer. Situated on the scenic Yellowstone-Teton Loop Driggs is a central location to wide range of beautiful mountain landscapes and winding rivers.

For more information, contact events@downtowndriggs.org.

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Issue 3 of Paint Pulse Magazine – Call for Artists

Posted by on June 06, 2015

Submit your work to Issue 3 of Paint Pulse Magazine! All disciplines are accepted as long as the work can be seen through the lens of painting.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 30 Jun 2015

The juror for Issue 3 is Rosa JH Berland, a NY based art historian. She has worked as a curator for the Museum of Modern Art, as well as at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation and the Frick Collection, New York.

Artists worldwide may apply. 20 selected artists will be featured online and in the printed magazine. The selected artists will also receive social media attention, a permanent link to their website online and a complimentary magazine of the issue for which they were selected.

Since it is an international magazine, you never know who will see your work and what may come out of that. Paint Pulse Magazine has artists, curators, gallery directors, jurors, and all types of art lovers following the Facebook and Instagram pages.

Paint Pulse Magazine is an international magazine and artists of all levels are learning about other talented artists around the globe.

For more information, contact paintpulse@paintpulsemagazine.com.

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OPA’s Eastern Regional Juried Exhibition – Call for Artists

Posted by on June 02, 2015

Oil Painters of America will hold its annual Eastern Regional Exhibition of Representational Oil Paintings, November 6 through December 5, 2015 at Eckert & Ross Fine Art in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 31 Jul 2015

Approximately 9 awards will be given with a total value estimated at $11,500, including a $4,000 Best of Show. Juror of Awards is renowned artist Charles Cox OPAM.

Eastern Exhibition entry fee: $30 for the first entry, $15 for the second. Maximum Size Unframed: 720 square inches.

To enter, artists must reside in the eastern region of the U.S., Canada or Mexico and be a current member of OPA at an annual fee of $70. OPA is currently accepting 2015 member applications.

Dedicated to preserving and promoting excellence in representational art, Oil Painters of America’s primary mission is to advance the cause of traditional, representational fine art by drawing attention to the lasting value of fine drawing, color, composition and the appreciation of light.

Through our national and regional shows, educational programs, scholarships and marketing efforts, OPA has become a leader in the art community and a driving force in the new Renaissance.

For more information, contact mail@oilpaintersofamerica.com.

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Battle of the Brushes 2015 – Call for Artists

Posted by on June 01, 2015

Arrowhead Artists and Artisans League –  This annual plein air painting competition is limited to no more than 35 participants. It starts on Wednesday October 24 and ends Friday October 26. Judging take place Saturday October 27th. There are cash prizes.

Call for artists application.

Deadline: 24 Oct 2015.

Participants paint outdoors within a 5 mile radius of the Town of Old Fort North Carolina. Work created during the event will hang for a month in our art gallery in Old Fort. Last year five of the entries were sold. We hold this competition to bring plein air painters to our area. Townspeople and visitors to the area enjoy watching the artists create original works of art in real time.

This year we will have several rooms available in artists’ homes for participants from outside the area. Registration opens on-line July 1st and closes when we reach 35 entrants.

We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and preserving the arts in Western North Carolina and to educating the public about the arts and crafts of the region. There are many artists and artisans in our region. We provide them with affordable venues to show and sell their work, and to educate the public about it.

One way we accomplish our mission is through an art gallery, the Arrowhead Gallery and Studios, located in downtown Old Fort, North Carolina. It is one of the largest by size in Western North Carolina. We also hold shows in other venues and host a craft fair, called the Arts Mart, for member artisans, several times during the year.

For more information, contact a3l@arrowheadart.org.

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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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