The City of Windsor announces a call for w.a.v.e.s. 2016 (Windsor’s Artists, Visions, Energies & Sculptures), a two-day festival connecting communities through waves of art, culture, and technology.
Deadline: 31 Mar 2016
The City of Windsor is seeking outdoor projects that will transform and illuminate the Windsor Sculpture Park in new ways to inspire and engage the public in examining its cultural significance. Activities and opportunities for community engagement and hands-on experience are encouraged.
Potential projects could include:
- Light, video or interactive installations
- Multimedia or interactive performances
- Works that utilize mobile performances
- Kid-friendly or educational workshops
- Sound or performance art
- The unexpected
The festival will be held Friday September 30 and Saturday October 1, 2016 at 4 PM – 11PM at Windsor Sculpture Park (on the border of Detroit, MI).
Successful applicants for this open call will receive funding for their participation and be determined under one of the following categories:
- Large installation or performance = $4000
- Emerging artists or community groups = $1500
- Individual or student-led projects = $500
The Windsor Sculpture Park is ending its final year in the fulfillment of a bequest to give the park back to its residents. This showcase is for contributing artists who can re-imagine the space and coordinate installations or activities that transform how we view the park. The Windsor Sculpture Park sits on the banks of the Detroit River in a lush green space with the Detroit skyline on the horizon. Our community is the longest-running inhabited land in the country. We are the gateway to Canada.
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Artists from across Australia are invited to enter the Mandorla Art Award 2016 from the Mandorla Centre for Inner Peace.
Deadline: 2 May 2016
The winning artwork receives $25,000 and joins the likes of Julie Dowling, Theo Koning, Brian McKay, and Paul Kaptein in our collection.
This prestigious award has a major prize of $25,000 and two highly commended awards of $5,000 each. Finalists will be exhibited at Linton & Kay Galleries in Perth CBD from July 15 – 23. A selection of these works will also be exhibited at New Norcia Museum and Art Gallery and St John of God Health facilities.
The Mandorla Art Award offers artists and the public a new vision that is actually a very old vision, the place of the Christian religion in art. It is the fulfillment of a dream held by a small group of committed Christians, the Mandorla Centre of Inner Peace.
Wishing to balance the largely secular nature of most art seen in today’s galleries, the Mandorla Art Award Committee selects a particular theme or passage from the Bible, Old or New Testaments.
This unique approach among Australian religious art prizes invites artists to think laterally and with sensitivity by interpreting this in two- or three-dimensional works.
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View Arts Center announces a call for artists for the 2016 Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors.
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.
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The Port Warwick Foundation announces a call for artists for the Port Warwick Art and Sculpture Festival.
Deadline: 15 Jun 2016
The 12th Annual Port Warwick Art and Sculpture Festival, October 8-9, 2016, is a juried fine arts show with a reputation for valuing the artists and bringing interested art buying patrons to the event.
Awards are given in twelve categories, with total award money given at $5,500.
The Port Warwick Foundation is a non-profit 501 (c)3 organization, dedicated to bring arts and entertainment to the Virginia Peninsula.
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Down East is seeking four community-driven, talented Maine artists to highlight in 2016 and feature at our Art of Giving Gala.
Deadline: 29 Feb 2016
Four artists will be chosen.
- Leading up to the event, artists will be featured in Down East Magazine (hundreds of thousands of readers).
- The works will be featured at our Art of Giving Gala.
- Ticket proceeds from the event will go to charities of the artists’ choice.
Down East is the magazine of Maine, publishing since 1954. People that love Maine, love Down East.
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Destination Downtown Lancaster is looking for 2-D and 3-D visual artists for a juried show, ArtWalk, in Downtown Lancaster, Ohio.
Deadline: 11 Mar 2016
The ArtWalk is organized by Destination Downtown Lancaster as part of the Lancaster Festival, Lancaster’s ten-day celebration of the arts, July 21st-July 30th. Our goal is to provide artists with a platform to share their talents and gifts to enrich the lives of the community members.
Artists are chosen by a jury to display their artwork in Downtown Lancaster businesses from July 22 through July 30, 2016. Community members are invited to visit all of the businesses to view the artwork.
No sales commission.
Destination Downtown Lancaster is a downtown revitalization group that uses the arts as a tool for revitalization.
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Announcing a call for artists for the Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival #60.
Deadline: 15 Apr 2016
The 60th annual Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival will be September 17 and 18. Added promotion and special community events to help celebrate turning 60 will make our 2016 event the best ever. There is room for 140 artists in the beautiful Redwoods of Old Mill Park in downtown Mill Valley, just 20 minutes from San Francisco and 40 minutes from the Sonoma wine country.
- Exhibited work must be the original creation of the applicant(s). Co-artists may only show collaborative work. No production work is allowed.
- Artists applying in multiple categories may only exhibit work in the categories in which they are accepted. The artwork displayed must be similar in type and style to the images submitted.
- If you intend to sell any jewelry you must apply in the jewelry category.
- Images should represent the full range of work you intend to show.
- Artists must be present both Saturday and Sunday during Festival hours. Commercial agents cannot substitute for an artist at their booth.
- It is the responsibility of the artist to read the Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival guidelines before submitting an application. If an artist applies with work that does not fit into our specified criteria, the work will not be juried and the application fee will be forfeited.
Jury: A panel of six highly qualified local jurors will select the work of over 140 artists to participate in this year’s show.
Awards: Each year we offer five, $500 Awards of Excellence to five outstanding artists who are chosen by a panel of three well qualified independent Judges. In addition, the award winners are invited back to participate in the show the following year, foregoing the jury process.
Booth fees: This year we are introducing a new tiered pricing system to address the wide variety of booth spaces we have available. There are premium spaces where artists are able to drive up to their booths for the easiest set up, as well as our standard booths which vary in size, shape, and placement. We are also offering an affordable alternative for artists who are able to work with the slope in this outdoor park setting.
The Mill Valley Fall Arts Festival has been an institution in Mill Valley for 60 years. This is a beautiful and iconic event. A celebration of Fall and the Arts.
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Art Rapids announces a call for artists for the 11th annual juried fine arts fair in Elk Rapids, Michigan on the shores of Grand Traverse Bay.
Deadline: 15 Apr 2016
Approximately 4000 attendees every year. $1000 Best of Show prize, plus an Honorable Mention award, and People’s Choice award.
Art Rapids is a non-profit, all volunteer organization created to support the arts and art education in the Elk Rapids area. To date, it has given back over $95,000 to the arts in the forms of grants, scholarships, artist awards, free concerts, and the Walk of Art sculpture exhibit.
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Winthrop Arts announces a call for artists for the 2016 Winthrop Arts Festival and Artisan Market.
Deadline: 14 Feb 2016
The annual adjudicated Art Festival and the Artisan Market will be held on March 19-20. This year’s event is expected to have 10,000 guests.
Artists compete for juried awards.
Winthrop Arts creates a bridge between the arts and community in tangible and meaningful ways with a focus on developing and inspiring the next generation of artists and patrons. By bringing the arts into central focus, we deepen our roots, enrich our local community, expand our global reach, and strengthen our humanity.
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The San Antonio River Foundation announces a call for artists for the Mission Reach Flotilla Festival in San Antonio, Texas.
Deadline: 14 Mar 2016
The River Foundation’s ambitious projects range from creating unprecedented opportunities for education, recreation, and interaction with nature along the river to initiating, funding, installing, and maintaining exciting urban art projects by renowned artists.
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