Black Swan Prize for Portraiture – Call for Artists

Posted by on April 23, 2016

ARTrinsic invites artists from across Australia to enter the 2016 Black Swan Prize for Portraiture.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 22 Jul 2016

Artists will be vying for the coveted $50,000 Lester Group Prize, the $7,500 People’s Choice Prize, and two $500 art gift vouchers from H.U. Kendall & Co.

Black Swan Prize for Portraiture

ARTrinsics purpose is to deliver high quality and innovative events/programmes for the greater community to engage in, thus encouraging and promoting the visual arts.

For more information, contact blackswanprize@iinet.net.au.

Eastern Regional Exhibition – Call for Artists

Posted by on April 18, 2016

Oil Painters of America announces a call for artists for its annual Eastern Regional Exhibition of Representational Oil Paintings, to be held September 9 – October 8, 2016 at Eisele Gallery of Fine Art in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 27 May 2016

Juror of Awards is renowned artist Charles Cox OPAM.

Eastern Regional 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. or Canada and be a current member of OPA at an annual fee of $70. OPA is currently accepting 2016 member applications.

Approximately 9 awards will be given with a total value estimated at $11,500 including a $4,000 award for Best of Show.

Eastern Regional Exhibition

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.

For more information, contact Lpusch@oilpaintersofamerica.com.

4th Annual Juried Exhibition – Cerulean Arts Call for Artists

Posted by on April 07, 2016

Cerulean Arts is accepting entries for the 4th Annual Juried Exhibition.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 29 Apr 2016

Juror: James Dupree

  • First Prize: $200 plus inclusion in a future group exhibition
  • Second Prize: $150
  • Third Prize: $100

Cerulean Arts is a Philadelphia art gallery and studio dedicated to promoting the importance of art within the community. For the last 10 years, Cerulean Arts has exhibited the work of over 100 artists and offers for sale handmade items from an additional 100 artisans.

For more information, contact tina@ceruleanarts.com.

4th Annual Juried Exhibition

Works on Paper – Call for Artists

Posted by on March 11, 2016

Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences, Long Beach Island, New Jersey, announces a call for artists for Works on Paper 2016, the 18th Annual National Juried Competition and Exhibition.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 17 May 2016

The competition and exhibition is open to artists working in the continental US.

The Juror for Works on Paper is Carter E. Foster, Curator of Drawing, the Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC.

Three cash prizes and two Honorable Mentions will be awarded by the Juror at the opening reception:

  • $500 first prize
  • $250 second prize
  • $100 third prize

Founded in 1948 by Boris Blai, the Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences (LBIF) is an outstanding community cultural facility. Dr. Blai, a student of sculptor Auguste Rodin and founding dean of the Tyler School of Art at Temple University, envisioned a facility that would foster individuals and their talents. The LBIF has continued this vision by offering thousands of classes, workshops, exhibitions, and educational programs to the community. Since its first season, the LBIF has committed itself to the enhancement of the creative arts and the physical sciences and, though it began as a seasonal operation, the LBIF has grown into a year-round organization providing a place for learning, free expression, and the exchange of ideas and understanding. The LBIF invites all visitors and residents to participate in the many programs and activities offered in its 67th year on LBI.

For more information, contact gallery@lbifoundation.org.

Works on Paper

Leigh Square Exhibitions – Call for Artists

Posted by on March 02, 2016

The Leigh Square Community Arts Village has opportunities for visual artists and emerging curators to submit exhibition proposals for 2017.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 30 May 2016

Leigh Square hosts exhibitions of work by emerging/mid-career/established artists and regional/international work on a regular basis in its gallery and display spaces. Artists working in all mediums welcome, 2D and 3D work, including partnerships with non-profits or artist co-ops looking for space to showcase emerging talent and group shows. We look forward to proposals inspired by Port Coquitlam’s heritage, geography, people, social, economic development, and future possibilities. Priority will be given to work that addresses community issues, relevant topics, and/or involves community development.

Leigh Square offers honorariums to support artists in a community driven space.

The Leigh Square Community Arts Village is a 21st century community arts centre which encourages and facilitates community development through arts, culture, and heritage within Port Coquitlam and serves as a cultural meeting place.

For more information, contact perriel@portcoquitlam.ca.

Leigh Square Exhibitions

Downtown Bryan Street and Art Fair – Call for Artists

Posted by on March 01, 2016

Downtown Bryan Association announces a call for artists for the Downtown Bryan Street and Art Fair.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 15 Mar 2016

Showcase your art work at the Downtown Bryan Street and Art Fair happening April 9, 2016.

Artists participating will be able to showcase their creations to the hundreds of visitors we receive every year. The fair is also a Texas A&M University’s recognized event during parent’s weekend, drawing an even bigger crowd to come check out the artwork.

The Downtown Bryan Association (DBA) is a non-profit organization whose mission is to create, cultivate, and showcase the commerce, culture, and community of our Downtown District by preserving the past and building a vibrant future. Through its leadership and partnership activities, the DBA supports the economic growth and physical appeal of Downtown Bryan, while constantly looking for opportunities for improvement and growth within the community.

For more information, contact eventsintern@downtownbryan.com.

Downtown Bryan Street and Art Fair

10th Annual Juried Art Show – Call for Artists

Posted by on March 01, 2016

The John James Audubon Center and Valley Forge Audubon Society invite entries to the 10th Annual Juried Art Show, Drawn from Nature.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 30 Mar 2016

Work should feature some aspect of birds, wildlife, and/or nature. Accepted mediums include oil/acrylics, watercolors, 2D work on paper/mixed media, photography, sculpture and 3D work.

Chosen artists will be eligible for more than $2,000 in prizes. There will be an opening reception. 30% commission on all sales of exhibited work will benefit the mission of the Audubon Center.

John James Audubon Center is a National Audubon Society program center whose mission is to inspire people to appreciate, preserve, and protect birds, other wildlife, and their habitat as well as preserve the artistic, scientific, and historic legacy of John James Audubon and celebrate the conservation movement he inspired.

For more information, contact wchristie@audubon.org.

10th Annual Juried Art Show

Branches, Brambles, and Roots – Call for Artists

Posted by on February 25, 2016

View is seeking artists for an all media, juried exhibition, Branches, Brmbles, and Roots, that explores all aspects of trees in art, from raw material to inspiration and everything in between.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 2 May 2016

A non-refundable entry fee of $32.00/$27.00 for members of View enables the artist to submit up to two works. Each artist may submit a total of five images at a cost of an additional $10 per image.

Trees provide shelter, building materials, shade, food, warmth, a place to sit or nest, a place to climb, play, and more. They have been celebrated, venerated, feared, worshipped, and cut down.  Join us this summer in celebrating trees in all their myriad uses and forms.

Branches, Brambles, and Roots is open to all media, by artists 18 and over, with a chance at over $3000 in prizes.

Judging the exhibition is Bob Erickson, Professor Emeriti of Printmaking at University of Wisconsin Stevens Point and Tupper Lake based wood artist Michael Trivieri.

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 also serves as a community center, a conference facility, and a venue for special events.

For more information, contact ccard@viewarts.org.

Branches, Brambles, and Roots

Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors

Posted by on February 04, 2016

View Arts Center announces a call for artists for the 2016 Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 4 Apr 2016

The crowning jewel of View’s yearly exhibition series, The Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors draws some of the biggest names working in water media from throughout North America with  with over $14,000 in awards and prizes. The exhibition is open to all artists working in water-based media on unvarnished paper. This includes transparent and opaque watercolors, acrylics, casein, egg tempera, gouache, and ink. All work must be comprised of at least 90% watermedia and of original design and execution. Works previously shown at View, prints, and collages are not eligible.

Judging the 2016 exhibition are internationally recognized award winning artists Carolyn Lord, NWS (juror of selection) and Chris Krupinski, AWS-DF, NWS (juror of awards). Both artists will be on hand at View to teach workshops in the spring and summer of 2016.

A non-refundable entry fee of $40.00 non members/$30 for members of View enables the artist to submit up to 2 works. Each artist may submit a total of five works at a cost of an additional $10 per image.

Founded in 1951, View is a multi-arts center in Old Forge, New York, housed in facility (2011) designed for arts programming.
Open year-round, View draws artist from across North American 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.

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 also serves as a community center, a conference facility and a venue for special events.

For more information, contact ccard@viewarts.org.

Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors

Artist in Residence in National Parks – Call for Artists

Posted by on January 30, 2016

National Parks Arts Foundation seeks artists for Artists in Residence Programs in national parks, national monuments, and World Heritage Sites.

Call for artists application

Deadline: Ongoing

Artists benefits:

  • Residency is free
  • Housing is free

National Parks Arts Foundation is the only non-profit working with the National Park Service to provide these programs nationwide.

For more information, contact info@nationalparksartsfoundation.org.

Artist in Residence in National Parks