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.

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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.

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International Postcard Show 2016 – Call for Artists

Posted by on October 14, 2015

Surface Gallery invites artists from across the world to participate in The International Postcard Show.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 8 Jan 2016

All works received with a completed application form before the deadline will be accepted and exhibited as part of the show. Artworks in any medium are welcome, but must fit the postcard-sized specifications of 4×6 inches (10.5x15cm) with a maximum depth of 5mm.

UK Entries: 1 postcard = £6, 2 postcards = £11, 3 postcards = £16, 4 postcards = £21, 5 postcards = £25

International Entries: 1 postcard = £7.50, 2 postcards = £13.50, 3 postcards = £17.50, 4 postcards = £22, 5 postcards = £26
Entries are limited to 5 per person.

All submissions will be included in this vibrant and hugely popular exhibition. The International Postcard Show will feature hundreds of original creations in an array of different media by established and aspiring artists from all over the world.

All artists can choose to have their work on sale during the exhibition, and these postcards will be priced at £15, so this is a fantastic opportunity to snap up an original work of art at an affordable price. If postcards remain unsold, all participants have the opportunity to exchange their postcard with another artist, who will be randomly selected at the end of the exhibition.

We will also be awarding prizes for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd place postcards. The winners will be selected by the exhibition coordinators.

This year, for the first time ever, we will be having a people’s prize. Visitors to the exhibition will be voting for their favourite postcard which will win a free exhibition in our Loovre.

This is one of our most popular shows in the exhibitions calendar.

Surface Gallery is an independent, volunteer ran organisation.

For more information, contact info@surfacegallery.org.

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New York Artist Residency and Exhibition – Call for Artists

Posted by on September 19, 2015

Dacia Gallery invites emerging and established artists to participate in an exciting Artist Residency program in New York City.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 19 Oct 2015

Dacia’s Artist Residency provides an academic program to inspire, refine and redefine the creative direction of artists in a figure painting intensive two-week program. This is a wonderful opportunity to study and paint in NYC.

Dacia’s Artist Residency provides an academic program to inspire, refine and redefine the creative direction of artists in a painting intensive two-week program. The application is open to visual artists worldwide, including all mediums and styles of artwork. We are accepting artists that want to dedicate their time to painting, learning the ins and outs of the New York art world and exploring all the wonderful opportunities that the city has to offer artists. Art classes will alternate between figurative painting and drawing, the business of art, guest speakers and lecturers. We will explore the contemporary art galleries of Chelsea and the Lower East Side and visit the great museums of New York. Additionally, an exhibition and opening reception will be held for the participating resident artists at Dacia Gallery.

Dacia Gallery is a contemporary art gallery presenting museum quality solo and group exhibitions of established and emerging artists in the Lower East Side of Manhattan. Since 2010, Dacia has gained extensive attention amongst collectors and art connoisseurs by mounting increasingly ambitious representational, landscape and abstract exhibitions, which have included notable artists: Janet A. Cook, Stephen Early, Max Ginsburg, Kristy Gordon, Maria Kreyn, Travis Little, Daniel Maidman, Christopher Pugliese, Nelson Shanks and Patricia Watwood. Dacia’s success is a result of a fresh and unconventional apparoach as to what a gallery should encompass, and by partnering with artists to build a strong community of like-minded individuals willing to support and promote each other’s achievements. In addition, exhibiting artists are always present at our opening receptions where we invite them to give an artist talk and to meet and greet the admiring public.

For more information, contact info@daciagallery.com.

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The Craftys Awards for Crafts and DIY – Call for Artists

Posted by on September 04, 2015

The Craftys Awards, which celebrate the best in DIY and crafts across the United States, recently launched and culminates in a livestream broadcast on November 6, 2015 from San Francisco.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 25 Oct 2015

The fee to enter the awards is free.

Hosted by PBS’ crafting guru Mark Montano, The Craftys have categories for several different types of art, including decorative painting, fashion sewing, knitting, fiber art, crochet and quilting. There’s also a general crafts category for any project that may not already have its own Craftys prize.

  • A special award will also be given to the Best Young Crafter under 18 that includes a $500 prize for the winner’s school.
  • The Best of Show award will be presented to one of the category winners for the craft that has it all – creativity, great design and that elusive “It” factor.
  • The Craftys’ Best in Show winner receives $1,000 and each category winner gets $200.

We celebrate all types of arts and crafts, from sticker art to knitting, sewing, quilting, and more. The person who won The Craftys Best in Show prize for 2014 knitted her own wedding dress.

For more information, contact info@thecraftys.com.

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Master of Art International Calendar 2016 – Call for Artists

Posted by on August 06, 2015

Master of Art International Calendar 2016 is an international printing publication in worldwide distribution, on the themed of Masterpieces – exclusively the very best collection of original artwork painting and drawing.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 3 Sept 2015

Submission of entries is open to all artists worldwide for the inclusion of the Master of Art International Calendar 2016, on the following available categories of work:

  • Animals, wildlife, and birds
  • Fine art
  • Botanical, floral, and garden

Eligibility: The competition is open to all artists worldwide, age 18 or over, can enter unlimited number of entries and all mediums are accepted.

Panel of judges: The competition will be jury by the owner and representative of Margarita Feaks Gallery.

Awards: Each artist will receive one (1) calendar month page inclusive the winning entry, short CV, biography, and statement valued a total of £ 2,950.00.

Entry fee: £ 20 GBP each

Announcement of winners: Friday, 18 September, 2015

An important tool for every artist who wants to advance their career, enhance the value of their work, create new relationships with art galleries, and also as a reference for buyers.

Margarita Feaks Gallery will aggressively market and promote this endeavor that will place the winning entrants in high public visibility by distributing equally to Art University &/or schools, Art Centre, Art Galleries &/or Dealers, Art Collectors &/or professionals and Museums worldwide.

For more information, contact info@masterofartinternational.co.uk.

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MBTA Silver Line Gateway Phase 2 – Call For Artists

Posted by on July 27, 2015

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority will spearhead the selection process for integral art that will enhance the new Chelsea Commuter Rail station, which will be located adjacent to new Downtown Chelsea Bus Rapid Transit stop.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 24 Aug 2015

Up to four artists will be compensated $17.5K each by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority to create the artwork for the porcelain enamel panels and possibly other elements, that will be fabricated and installed by the contractor as part of station construction. The artists will work with project design consultant team and contractor as needed. The selection committee may choose to select either a single artist or multiple artists and to require that multiple artists work on a common theme.

For more information contact christina.lanzl@urbancultureinstitute.org.

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Implicit Bias – Call for Artists

Posted by on July 21, 2015

The Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery is hosting a juried art exhibition in conjunction with Busboys and Poets titled: Implicit Bias – Seeing the Other: Seeing One Self.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 20 Aug 2015

The exhibition will explore the unconscious racial bias that affects our decisions, choices, friends, and beliefs about others. This show will be a powerful depiction of the injustice being portrayed in our country.

Founded in 2008, the Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery at Smith Center for Healing and the Arts is a nonprofit arts space in Washington, DC dedicated to exhibiting fine art that explores the innate connection between healing and creativity. The gallery is founded on the core principles that art has the ability to mend social, psychological, and physical ills by building community, inspiring change, and celebrating life. A rotating exhibition schedule features contemporary, international and national artists addressing a diversity of themes, such as spirituality, social change, multiculturalism, health, environmentalism, and community.

For more information, contact gallerydirector@smithcenter.org.

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Perspective – Call for Artists

Posted by on July 07, 2015

Perspective: Fresh Look at Contemporary Painting and Drawing is a juried exhibition that examines contemporary painting and drawing.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 15 Jul 2015

This exhibition is open to all artists living locally and nationally.

Hillyer Art Space is one of the leading contemporary galleries in Washington, DC; we have over 10,000 visitors annually and our openings see between 350-500 people during Dupont Circle’s First Friday Gallery Walk.

Hillyer Art Space is a contemporary gallery dedicated to serving the public with quality exhibitions and programming. Established in April 2006, Hillyer is a program of International Arts & Artists (IA&A), a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing cross-cultural understanding and exposure to the arts internationally. IA&A’s services include a Traveling Exhibition Service, the Hillyer Art Space gallery, a Design Studio, Cultural Exchange Programs, and Membership Services for artists, cultural institutions and the arts-interested public.

For more information, contact gallery@hillyerartspace.org.

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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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