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Fanwood Celebrate Spring Arts and Crafts Fair

JC Promotions announces a call for artists for the Fanwood Celebrate Spring Arts and Crafts Fair.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 2 May 2016

The space sizes are 10”W X 12” D. We also offer space where you can leave you vehicle. See our application for sizes and prices.

This is a juried event. The jury requires five photos of your work and one to two images of your outdoor set up (digital images preferred). White or light beige canopies are required. Absolutely no retail, buy and sell, or imported items are allowed. This is strictly for artisans who create their own work.

Note: If you are a returning exhibitor to JC’s juried events then you do not have to be rejuried unless you have change the items you are selling.

Upscale Fanwood, NJ, is surrounded by Scotch Plains, Westfield, Cranford, Clark and other affluent communities. This event is on the day before Mother’s Day.

Fanwood Celebrate Spring Arts and Crafts Fair

At JC’s juried arts and crafts festivals, you will find top-notch artisans from the tri-state area that feature arts, handcrafted items, and photography. All of JC’s arts and crafts fairs are held in upscale communities in order to match the ideal customer to the event.

For more information, contact  events@jcpromotions.info.

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Somerville Downtown Arts and Crafts Festival – Call for Artists

JC Promotions announces a call for artists for the Somerville Downtown Arts and Crafts Festival.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 1 Apr 2016

The Somerville Downtown Arts and Crafts Festival is a juried event. The jury requires five photos of your work and one to two images of your outdoor set up (digital images preferred). White or light beige canopies are required. Absolutely no retail, buy and sell, or imported items are allowed. This is strictly for artisans who create their own work.

JC produces a multiplicity of events and each one features a particular category of vendor. For example, we do not allow retail or buy and sell at our art and crafts festivals, just as we do not invite crafters to our vintage fairs. The purpose of disclosing this is so that artisans are assured that we will not comprise the integrity of our juried events by bringing in non-conforming exhibitors.

Somerville Downtown Arts and Crafts Festival

In business for 30+ years, JC works with over fifty organizations throughout the year. We run these events as fundraisers or as a way to bring people into an area to showcase a town’s downtown-shopping district.

For more information, contact events@jcpromotions.info.

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Platform 2016 – Call for Artists

Edinburgh Art Festival announces a call for artists for Platform 2016, an early career opportunity.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 29 Feb 2016

Following the success of launch of Edinburgh Art Festival’s Platform: 2015 last August, we are delighted to announce the call for proposals to participate in Platform 2016, our new initiative designed to provide a dedicated opportunity for artists at the beginning of their careers to participate in the festival.

Between three to five artists selected through the open call will be invited to present their work in a group exhibition as part of the 2016 festival. Selected artists will be given an artist fee, a dedicated production budget, and supported by the festival team throughout the development and delivery of the exhibition.

Applicants must:

  • Be based in Scotland and have been living here for a minimum of 2 years
  • Have graduated with a BA in Fine Art, or closely related subject, a minimum of 2 years ago and not more than 10 years ago
  • Have not yet had significant presentation within a public institution, or achieved representation by a commercial gallery

Platform: 2016 is supported by Saltire Society

Edinburgh Art Festival is interested in providing a platform for early career artists. Giving them a chance to present work as a part of the UK’s largest annual festival of visual art. We are dedicated to sharing ambitious presentations of Scottish, UK and international artists, contemporary and historic.

For more information, contact programme@edinburghartfestival.com.

Platform 2016

 

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Downtown Clayton Sculpture Trail – Call for Artists

The Town of Clayton Public Art Advisory Board invites you to submit an application to participate in its annual Downtown Clayton Sculpture Trail public art exhibition.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 4 Mar 2016

The Downtown Clayton Sculpture Trail is a temporary outdoor exhibit displayed at eight publicly-owned sites from May 2016 to May 2017. This call to artists provides an opportunity for artists to submit completed artwork for consideration. A selection panel will choose a number of original sculptures to be displayed in public and/or private locations throughout town. The artist retains ownership of their work and agrees to lend it to the exhibition. Selected artists will receive a $1,000 honorarium for lending the work for the twelve-month period. In addition, the board will determine the mechanism to select a “People’s Choice” winner with an award of $1,000.

  • There is no application fee
  • The Town of Clayton may purchase an entry at the conclusion of the exhibition for permanent placement
  • The $1,000 honorarium will be credited against the purchase price for the artwork selected
  • If the artist also wins the People’s Choice award, that $1,000 award will also be credited against the purchase price for the artwork selected
  • The Town of Clayton reserves the right to photograph and reproduce images of the artwork on exhibition for promotional and educational purposes

Wonderful exposure in Downtown Clayton – a destination where people, business, and the arts thrive in our rapidly growing community and is a North Carolina Main Street® community. Founded in 1869, long-time and new residents alike are rediscovering many of the historical and architecturally significant buildings and neighborhoods that add charm and character to downtown.

Festivals and special events such as Town Square Concert Series, Millstock Art & Music Festival (now the Mondo Roots Cultural Arts & Music Festival), Clayton Harvest & Music Festival, Halloween Parade, Christmas Tree Lighting, and others draw visitors and residents alike to Downtown.

Downtown Clayton is accessible with I-40 and I-95 just minutes away. It’s just twenty minutes from Downtown Raleigh, the state capital, and about a thirty minute drive from Raleigh-Durham International Airport.

Sites for the Downtown Clayton sculpture trail include Town Square, Horne Square, The Clayton Center, Hocutt-Ellington Memorial Library, and many other popular and well-traveled locations in Downtown Clayton and beyond. The Town reserves the right to designate the exhibition location of the selected artwork.

Art enhances our Town, community, and downtown experience. Our Town leaders are hugely supportive and this annual sculpture trail continues to be wildly popular. In an effort to establish a collection of artistic works for the benefit of the community and the betterment of public spaces and facilities, the Clayton Town Council established the Public Art Advisory Board on February 4, 2008. The purpose of the Public Art Advisory Board is to establish a procedure through which the Town of Clayton can acquire and accept artwork on loan or as a gift and make recommendations to the Town Council toward the creation of a Public Art Program.

For more information, contact  sbeard@townofclaytonnc.org.

Downtown Clayton Sculpture Trail

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3rd Street Gallery – Call for Artists

3rd Street Gallery, a 40 year old artists cooperative, is seeking new members. The current roster of close to fifty professional members work in diverse media, many of whom are internationally represented.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 1 Apr 2016

3rd Street Gallery is seeking artists who are interested in advancing their careers through many opportunities and whom can share and work well with others. We have recently relocated to a beautiful new space in Old City, Philadelphia.

Group and solo showing opportunities, websites, interaction with other organizations in Philadelphia, newsletters, guidance, and more are provided.

3rd Street Gallery

For more information, contact carolwisker@me.com.

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5th Annual Art Auction – Call for Artists

The Passyunk Square Civic Association is currently accepting submissions for its 5th Annual Art Auction, to be held on Friday, April 1st.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 26 Feb 2016

If you are interested in showcasing your work alongside other top artists in South Philly, then this is the event for you. We accept submissions in all media. Artists will be notified of the status of their submission by early March and each participating artist will get free admission to the event itself.

This event has grown in size each year since its inception. We are hoping to make our 5th anniversary celebration the biggest yet. All artists will be listed on our event website and many will be spotlighted through our organization’s Facebook page (followed by nearly 2,000 people) and Twitter account (followed by nearly 5,000 people).

In addition to promotion by our organization, all artists who donate their works for our auction are welcomed to sell another piece of art at the event at a set price, with 25% of the proceeds as a donation to the civic association.

We offer our artists free admission to the 5th Annual Art Auction which will feature live music and complimentary food and libations donated by some of the area’s most delicious restaurants. We welcome our artists to bring their business cards to the event and converse with the attendees about their work. This event is truly about the artists and the vibrant arts culture that flourishes throughout South Philly. 100% of the proceeds of your donations go to support the work of the Passyunk Square Civic Association.

The Passyunk Square Civic Association is a dedicated group of neighbors helping neighbors. A 100% volunteer-led and self-funded organization, our mission is to enhance the quality of life in the neighborhood, preserve the neighborhood’s unique historic character, and promote a cohesive community of residents, businesses, and institutions.

For more information, contact artauction@passyunk.org.

5th Annual Art Auction

 

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Art on the River Public Art Sculpture – Call for Artists

The City of Dubuque, Iowa, is soliciting applications from qualified artists over the age of 18 for the 2016-2017 Art on the River public art sculpture exhibit in its eleventh year.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 27 Mar 2016

Previous experience in outdoor installation of public work is preferred but not necessary. Each year, 10-12 sculptures are chosen to be placed at highly visible locations along the picturesque Mississippi RiverWalk at the Port of Dubuque.

Artists receive $1,500 for loaning the work for a year. A $1,000 cash award for Best of Show is given to one artist and at the end of each term of residency one artist is chosen by the residents and visitors as the People’s choice (cash prize pending City council approval).

Dubuque is one of the most vital, creative, and attractive places to live and work in the area. This program had given many emerging artists the opportunity to exhibit alongside experienced professional artists. This is a growing program that garners more and more interest and exposure each year.

For more information, contact dalleyne@cityofdubuque.org.

Art on the River Public Art Sculpture

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SculptureWalk Chelsea 2016-2017 – Call for Artists

SculptureWalk Chelsea 2016-2017 is an annual public arts project sponsored by the Chelsea Downtown Development Authority, the City of Chelsea, Sounds & Sights on Thursday Nights, and River Gallery.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 28 Mar 2016

Twelve sculptures will be juried into the exhibit and installed outdoors on concrete pads in high profile locations in historic downtown Chelsea, Michigan (located 14 miles west of Ann Arbor). Online and print brochures will be provided to the public to inspire self-guided walking tours of the exhibit. Guided docent tours will also be available through the Chelsea District Library and River Gallery.

On the launch date of June 9, 2016, there will be a reception for the artists, hosted by the River Gallery, sponsored by the community partners. This reception will be a feature of the 40th annual kick-off to Sounds & Sights on Thursday Nights, an eleven-week free summer musical event in downtown Chelsea. All work must be for sale and remain in the exhibit for the entire year (June 2016 – May 2017).

Benefits to the exhibiting sculptor:

  • $600 stipend
  • High visibility sites in the heart of downtown Chelsea, a major cultural destination city in Southeast Michigan
  • A year long marketing campaign including press releases and brochures distributed in Southeast Michigan.
  • Broadcasting via Facebook and the River Gallery and City of Chelsea’s websites.
  • Guided docent tours throughout the year

River Gallery opened its doors ten years ago and has been nourishing the arts community of Southeastern Michigan ever since. Representing many local, regional, and national artists, the gallery boasts a reputation of producing six exhibitions annually to critical and commercial success. Over the years, not only has the River Gallery brought art to many residential, corporate, and healthcare spaces, but also has curated numerous off-site exhibits at a variety of locations, from Rackham Graduate School at the University of Michigan to outdoor sculpture exhibits at private residences. The gallery designs and produces SculptureWalk Chelsea, an annual outdoor rotating sculpture exhibition in the city of Chelsea, MI. River Gallery is responsible for producing many arts and culture events throughout the area such as Sounds and Sights on Thursday Nights and the Artist in Residence program in conjunction with the Chelsea District Library.

Our aim is to provide a place for participation and appreciation of the arts through rotating exhibits, musical performances, film screenings, performance art, and artist workshops.

For more information, contact sculpturewalk@chelsearivergallery.com.

SculptureWalk Chelsea 2016-2017

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Florida Art in State Buildings – Call to Artists

The University of Florida Art in State Buildings Program seeks to commission an artist or team to create site-specific public artwork for the UF-212 Newell Hall Renovation Project.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 19 Feb 2016

Budget = $45,000 (plus $5,000 total in honoraria to be split between finalists)

As one of the nation’s most comprehensive research institutions, the University of Florida (UF) is in a unique position to pursue the multidisciplinary research and education that 21st century problems demand. UF is one of only 17 public, land-grant universities — and the only university in Florida — to be a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities, which comprises the 63 leading research universities in the United States and Canada.

For more information, contact  pubart@arts.ufl.edu.

Florida Art in State Buildings

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Early Summer Exhibition – Call for Artists

Palace Arts Gallery is now accepting submissions for our Early Summer Exhibition which runs from Easter (25th March) until 12th June 2016.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 26 Feb 2016

Exhibiting artists show their work in Palace Arts Gallery in Redcar for a three month period.

At the heart of the Palace Hub in Redcar is a large art gallery with access directly from the Esplanade as well as from within the complex. The gallery is managed and curated by Mark and Nel Hickson. The gallery provides a showcase for local, regional, and national creatives.

Since opening in April 2013, Palace Arts Gallery has shown work from over one hundred and sixty different artists, most of whom are from the locality and whose work has been seen by over 52,00 visitors to date. The response has been overwhelmingly positive and the curators are now looking for work to show in 2016 and in a series of shorter, themed exhibitions as well as the normal open shows.

For more information, contact gallery@palacearts.co.uk.

Early Summer Exhibition

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