[Sponsored Listing] Art Center Sarasota announces a call for artists for “Here Comes the Sun,” a juried exhibition showcasing the wide-ranging talents of regional artists, July 23-August 20. An opening reception will take place on Friday, July 23, 6-8 p.m. The juror is Tampa-based artist and first-place recipient of the Kennedy Center’s 2020 VSA Emerging Artists Award, Savannah Magnolia.
Deadline: 4 Jul 2021
All artworks for Here Comes the Sun will only be submitted online for jurying. This exhibition is open to all regional artists to showcase their work at Art Center Sarasota (ACS). This show is open to all media types.
Juror will see all requested information except the artist’s name. ACS Exhibition Committee asks jurors to make all selections based solely on artistic merit. Awards will be chosen by the juror in person when all works are onsite and installed at Art Center Sarasota. Art Center Sarasota is located at 707 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota.
Five Awards are given per show: First, Second, and Third Place plus two Merit Awards and four Special Awards. First place winner receives $800, Second Place $600, Third Place $400, each Merit Award $100 and each Special Award $50. All winners are required to fill out a W9 form prior to receiving a cash prize.
About Art Center Sarasota
Art Center Sarasota was the first arts and cultural institution in Sarasota, FL. It was founded in 1926 as the “Sarasota Art Association” by Marcia Rader, the art supervisor for the Sarasota County schools district. In the early years, the group met monthly and sponsored exhibits in rented facilities. The Association was incorporated as a not-for-profit organization in 1943. It has been in its current location in the Sarasota Bayfront Cultural District since 1949.
Art Center Sarasota is a member-supported organization that offers curated and juried exhibitions, adult and youth education programs, outreach initiatives for underserved youth, and culturally related public programming. It is admission-free and open to all public. Its mission is to inspire individual creative expression, nurture artistic talent, and provide the community with accessible and diverse visual art opportunities.
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Applications are now open for the Fall edition of The Other Art Fair Los Angeles, a leading fair for emerging and independent artists. The fair will take place from September 23-26, 2021 at Barker Hangar.
Each applicant is carefully considered by the selection committee. The judges take time to look at the submitted works, CV, and artist statement.
Deadline: 30 Jun 2021
Applications are free and non-binding. Participation fees start at $2,375 +tax for a 16 linear foot booth.
If successful, your Fair Package will include:
- A booth at The Other Art Fair Los Angeles in-person at Barker Hanger, Santa Monica
- Inclusion in an Online Studios e-commerce platform pre- and post- Fair
- Support from a dedicated team in preparation for and following the Fair
- Meet gallerists, collectors, and enthusiastic art buyers face-to-face
- 130,000 art lover database, all who receive regular e-newsletters
- 1.25 Million combined social media followers across the platforms of Saatchi Art and The Other Art Fair
- Access to pre-Fair preparation workshops in operations, marketing, and curation, led by the Fair team
- Lifetime membership of The Other Art Fair’s Artist Community, with access to insider newsletters, professional networking, and social events
- Invite to the exhibitor-only Facebook Community
About The Other Art Fair
The Other Art Fair was born from a realization of the disparity between art lovers eager to discover the next big thing and talented artists struggling to gain recognition. Ten years on, 2021 and beyond will see The Other Art Fair entering a new digital chapter. Alongside the onsite events we all love, The Other Art Fair is launching a forward-thinking online experience using virtual reality, augmented reality, and live streaming. This global initiative will give art lovers year-round access to buying and interacting with today’s leading emerging artists.
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[Sponsored Listing] Caldwell Arts Council announces a call for artists for the 35th Annual Sculpture Celebration. Sculptors – bring 3 pieces to enter this annual competition for $11,000 in cash awards, judged this year by Elizabeth Brim. Additional opportunity for participants to have works considered for a one-year installation in the Western NC Sculpture Center and Park sales gallery. Early registration discounts available.
This one-day event runs 9am-4pm with all awards announced at 3:30pm. Live music will fill the lovely lakeside Broyhill Walking Park for the day, with free shuttles to area parking for visitors who come from as far as Florida and New York.
Deadline: 10 Sept 2021
This event provides opportunities for both sales and commissions in addition to the competition awards. Best of Show award is $3,000, First Place is $2,000, Second Place is $1,500, and Third Place is $1,000. There are five $500 Judge’s Merit awards, five $100 Honorable Mention awards, and the People’s Choice award of $500. Typically between 2,000-4,000 attendees come, and Caldwell Arts Council actively seeks sculpture art buyers to attend.
Sculptors from the eastern United States, from as far away as Vermont and Florida, Indiana, and Texas have participated in the past. As this has been a long-running event, it is a good opportunity for new and upcoming sculptors.
About Caldwell Arts Council
The Caldwell Arts Council has promoted and presented high quality arts in Caldwell County North Carolina since 1976. It is their mission to establish and maintain an awareness and appreciation of cultural arts in their community by encouraging participation in arts events. They offer various educational opportunities and administrative services that support artists, arts agencies, and audiences.
Caldwell Arts Council owns a permanent sculpture collection of over 80 pieces. One of the largest collections for a town of its size in the United States. These indoor and outdoor artworks are displayed all over Caldwell County and are periodically moved to new locations. In addition, the Arts Council exhibits sculptures along the streets of downtown Lenoir in Tucker’s Gallery, which is a partnership with the City of Lenoir. These pieces are on loan from artists for up to one year. Most are available for sale.
The annual Sculpture Celebration offers the public a unique opportunity to view hundreds of sculptures created by artisans from across the United States. This event occurs on the Saturday after Labor Day in the beautiful Broyhill Walking Park.
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[Sponsored Listing] The Decatur Arts Alliance announces a call for artists for the Decatur Artway VII. It kicks off another year as Decatur’s outdoor gallery, featuring five selected sculptures scattered throughout the city of Decatur, Georgia. Sculptures will be displayed on temporary loan for two years, creating a dynamic rotating collection of public art around town. The sculpture must be available for the duration of the two-year contract with $2000 lease payment for the artist.
Deadline: 6 Aug 2021
All submissions for the Decatur Artway VII must be professionally constructed of durable materials which will withstand the elements. All durable outdoor media are encouraged.
Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Atlanta, Georgia, is a friendly little tree-lined suburb called Decatur. Decatur’s four square miles are a haven for foodies, arts lovers, hippies, families, and all the young at heart. Decatur blends the best of small-town life with the convenience of city living. The City of Decatur’s 25,000 residents represent a diverse population with a wide range of age groups, racial backgrounds, and economic levels. Of particular note – Decatur has one of the highest education levels in the metropolitan Atlanta area. Decatur employees, primarily concentrated in the downtown commercial district, represent an important demographic.
About Decatur Arts Alliance
The Decatur Arts Alliance is a nonprofit partnership of artists, business owners, and residents dedicated to supporting and enhancing the arts in the city of Decatur. The Decatur Arts Alliance sponsors the annual festivals and special art events for members only. It provides a collaborative environment to coordinate the interests of artists, gallery owners, theater groups, dance groups, and performance venues within Decatur as well as develop the city as a strong arts community.
Public art has long been recognized as a community asset, but because many of its benefits seem intangible, it is often treated as a low priority, especially during challenging economic times. The Decatur Arts Alliance has shown that prioritizing public art can lead to increased levels of community engagement and social cohesion.
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[Sponsored Listing] Musée de peinture de Saint-Frajou are pleased to announce a call for artists for the 7th juried online Art Resilience exhibition. Up to two works may be exhibited per artist. Categories are painting, gouache, drawing, photography, and sculpture.
Deadline: 15 Jul 2021
The selection is announced to the candidate within 48 hours following his candidacy. Prizes awarded by jury.
Art Resilience Exhibition Awards
- 1° Award 200 euros
- 2° Award 150 euros
- Painting award (Medal)
- Graphics award (Medal)
- Sculpture award (Medal)
- Photography award (Medal)
About Musée de peinture de Saint-Frajou
The international Art Resilience exhibition is related to the art movement Art Resilience founded by Ksenia Milicevic in 2014. The exhibition is sponsored by Art Museum of Saint-Frajou, France.
This museum presents a permanent collection constituted by paintings, sculpture, and drawings. In different periods of the year, the museum can welcome temporary exhibitions of paintings and sculptures. These temporary exhibitions allow various artists to expose their works to the public. The museum organizes CinéArt, conferences, and painting and drawing classes for adults and children.
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[Sponsored Listing] Las Laguna Art Gallery announces a call for artists for The 2nd Half: 50 or Older online exhibition. Works in acrylic, airbrush, assemblage, charcoal, color pencil, collage, digital art, drawings, encaustic, fiber art, graphite, illustration, mixed media, new media, oil, painting, pastel, photography (traditional and digital), and watercolor will be considered.
“The viewpoints and experiences that come with age are invaluable lessons to us all on how to live life – and live it well.”
Deadline: 20 Jun 2021
Entry: $35 for up to 3 images
The 2nd Half online exhibition is open to any and all artists 50 years old or older. All local, national, and international artists, professional and amateur will be considered in this call for art. All artists who submit to this show will be accepted and have at least one of their submitted works posted and promoted on the Las Laguna Gallery website and to their client list. Artist notification: June 27, 2021. Commission: 65% to the artist.
About Las Laguna Gallery
Las Laguna Gallery is a contemporary and fine art gallery that features art from a diverse group of artists, representing a variety of mediums. Since 2013, they have held open calls for art, calls for entry, and calls for art opportunities for artists to sell their art in a gallery. The gallery is located at 577 S Coast Hwy, Unit A-1, Laguna Beach, California 92651. They make it a point to curate artwork that is interesting and engaging to the art collector, lover, and novice.
Las Laguna Gallery is dedicated to the exploration and engagement of contemporary and fine art visual culture – regionally, nationally, and internationally – through unique collaborations between artists, students, and the community.
Laguna Village is an artist alcove on the cliff overlooking the Pacific Ocean. This location is a must stop location with artist galleries and jewelry shops. The location features a restaurant, bar, and there is live music in the fire-side theater Tuesday through Saturday.
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[Sponsored Listing] Innovate Grant is now accepting submissions for the Spring 2021 Cycle. They award (2) $550.00 grants each quarter, to one visual artist and one photographer. In addition to receiving a grant award, winners will be featured and recognized on the Innovate Grant website and join a growing community of vibrant and talented artists.
Deadline: 10 Jun 2021
Visual artists and photographers 18 years and older, from all around the world, are eligible to apply. All media and genres are accepted. All applicants retain the right to the work they submit.
Innovate Grant supports artists and photographers through quarterly grants. They simplified the grant process, so that artists and photographers can focus on making their innovative work. The work should speak for itself and the application reflects that.
About Innovate Grant
Innovate Grant supports artists and photographers through quarterly grants. They believe that new ideas come from sparks of inspiration and aim to provide just that, access to small and mighty bursts of financial support so that you can focus on making your important and innovative work.
Innovate Grant was created out of the frustration of applying to grants with time-consuming requirements. These lengthy applications took valuable time and energy away from making new work. Countless hours were sacrificed in either writing artist statements, crafting project proposals, or getting letters of recommendation. Time is one of the most valuable components to fostering creativity and innovation. Their aim is to provide the time you need to be fully immersed in your ideas and in creating your work. Keeping the grant process simple enables Innovate Grant to continue to support you on your important journey of creation, inspiration, and innovation.
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[Sponsored Listing] Contemporary Art Gallery Online (CAGO) announces a call for artists to participate in the All Abstraction art competition and exhibition. Entries welcome from 2D and 3D artists regardless of their experience or education in the art field. Submit your best representational and non-representational art.
Deadline: 13 Jun 2021
Entry fee: $15 for up to three images, $25 for up to five images, and $35 for up to eight. Funds in US Dollars.
This competition will be judged on three categories: painting / drawing, photography / digital, and mixed media / 3D art. A group exhibition of all entrants will be held online from June 16th to July 13h, 2021.
All Abstraction competition results posted: June 28st, 2021. Prizes include memberships to Contemporary Art Gallery Online, extensive marketing, winner’s certificates, inclusion in the Annual Anthology Publication, and event collateral.
“Entered their Competitions and they are always super nice and professional.” – Dominik
“I entered two pieces of my artwork to their online competition… It’s not often you get considered. What counts is you were able to show your art to the world. Thank you” -Lora
“Always very professional.” -Tammy
About Contemporary Art Gallery Online
Contemporary Art Gallery Online was founded in 2001. Since its inception, CAGO promotes and sells art on behalf of its member artists. Contemporary Art Gallery Online hosts a juried, monthly art competition. Each month there is a different theme. All participants are showcased for a month in an online gallery exhibition. The artists’ work will be seen by approximately 1/2 million people, worldwide. CAGO actively promotes all their artists and has sold numerous works.
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[Sponsored Listing] The New York Center for Photographic Art (NYC4PA) announces a call for artists for Wandering Curves 2021. The world around us is filled with all kinds of shapes. For this call, the focus is on images where a curve or curves is a critical element.
Whether you photograph in the city, suburbs, or country, the possibilities are endless. Is it a winding road, stack of old tires, 1950s automobile head, or taillight? Do you see the curvaceous form of an elephant’s trunk when feeding, curl of a giant wave, or closer view of a head full of curls. Curves are all around us. Capture them as a dominant element of your images and send them in.
Deadline: 13 Jun 2021
Wandering Curves 2021 competition prizes total $4000. There is a grand prize, 3 first prizes, 3 second prizes, 3 third prizes, 20 juror’s selections, and 20 honorable mentions. All 50 winners are posted in a gallery on NYC4PA’s website and are included in an exhibition gallery. The call is open to any photographers worldwide and any age, amateurs or professional. A professional photographer, gallery owner, or photography teacher will be the juror.
About New York Center for Photographic Art
The New York Center for Photographic Art was conceived and developed by Patricia Gilman and Maddi Ring. It offers photographers from around the world opportunities to exhibit their work in New York. Maddi and Patricia are experienced photographers and exhibition producers who understand the value of showcasing artists work in galleries. They have marketed their own work, both together and individually, in a variety of venues. These exhibitions have been in New York City, New Jersey, and Connecticut. Each has her own images in various venues, including private collections.
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[Sponsored Listing] Dogwood Arts announces a call for artists for the Regional Art Exhibition, showcasing fine art of all kinds from emerging and established artists throughout the Knoxville, TN, region. The juried exhibition will be on display in the upper gallery at the Emporium Center in Downtown Knoxville from June 4-25, 2021. An independent juror with significant ties to local, regional, and national creative culture will review each application, select the participants, and award monies totaling $2,000 at the opening celebration on Friday, June 4th from 5-8 PM.
Deadline: 9 May 2021
For the 2021 regional art exhibition, artworks must have been completed in the last two years by artists 18 years of age and older that live permanently within 500 miles of Downtown Knoxville.
- Sunday, May 9th (11:59PM): Application deadline ($15 Fee – 100% of the application fees cover award monies)
- Monday, May 17th: Notification of acceptance via email
- Tuesday, June 1st: Artwork must be delivered to the Emporium Center (Artwork can also be delivered or mailed to the Dogwood Arts office May 17th-21st)
- June 4-25th: Exhibition Dates
- June 4th: Exhibition Opening and Award Ceremony 5:00-8:00pm at the Emporium Center
The exhibition will be juried by Althea Murphy-Price. Murphy-Price began her studies in Fine Art at Spelman College before receiving her Master of Arts in Printmaking and Painting from Purdue University and later studying at the Tyler School of Art, Temple University where she earned her Master of Fine Arts. Her artwork has been shown widely throughout the country as well as international cities in Spain, China, Japan, Italy, and Sweden. Her writings and work have been featured in such publications as Art Papers Magazine, CAA Reviews, Contemporary Impressions Journal, Art in Print, Printmaking: A Complete Guide to Materials and Process, and Printmakers Today.
Regional Art Exhibition Artist Benefits
The Dogwood Arts Regional Art Exhibition is a top notch showcase of emerging and established artists in the South. The show has a long-standing reputation of excellence and is well-attended by local artists, buyers, and art lovers alike. The opening reception will take place on a First Friday in June in a prominent gallery in Knoxville, TN with guaranteed exposure for clients and buyers. Participating artists will be eligible for over $2,000 in award monies that will be distributed at the opening reception.
About Dogwood Arts
With over 20 annual events and programs, Dogwood Arts promotes and celebrates the art, culture, and natural beauty of the Knoxville, TN, region all year long. Dogwood Arts has a 65-year history of arts advocacy, environmental stewardship, and economic impact in East Tennessee. With the financial support of corporate sponsors, grant funding, local government investment, and private donors, they produce 20 year-round events and programs that help make Knoxville a great place to live, work, and play.
Dogwood Arts supports artists at every level, from kindergarten to professionals through a variety of exhibitions, programs, and festivals.
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