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ARTundressed 2016 Nude Art Exhibition – Call for Artists

The ARTundressed 2016 international art exhibition is now opened to artists from any part of the world.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 8 Apr 2016

We are looking for work in all disciplines exerting a high level of creativity in the nude art form including visual and performance art, film/video, and literary works.

Each artist is allowed to submit up to 5 entries for consideration, with a possibility of 0 – 5 submission(s) to be selected by the jurors/curators of the art exhibition.

The best artwork in each category to be published in a high quality coffee table art book in 2017.

ARTundressed 2016

ARTundressed celebrates the artistic, humorous, and sensual aspects of creative nude art both in visual and performance arts. Since its inception, this event has toured many different countries and numerous cities all over the world including Miami, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Dallas, and Berlin (Germany) as well as Montreal and Toronto (Canada). The collection of exhibited artworks is always top-notch, showcasing some of today most talented, creative, renowned artists and photographers. To differentiate our event, we go through a very calculated and selective process to feature top artists exhibiting some of the best nude art that exert the highest level of creativity.

For more information, contact info@artundressed.com.


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


2016 Winthrop Arts Festival – Call for Artists

Winthrop Arts announces a call for artists for the 2016 Winthrop Arts Festival and Artisan Market.

Call for artists application / registration

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.

For more information, contact info@winthroparts.org.

2016 Winthrop Arts Festival


Shivaji Competition – Call for Artists

The Shivaji Competition: Islands, Deltas and Rising Seas announces a call for artists.

Call for artists application/ registration

Deadline: 10 Mar 2016

The Shivaji Competition seeks actual and impossible ideas to maintain human habitation on islands and deltas doomed by the predicted sea level rise of at least one meter in the 21st century. Artists from every nation will submit animated GIFS for social media broadcast and museum exhibition.

Free to enter.

One winner invited with free round trip transportation to the Rising Waters Confab at the Rauschenberg Residency in Captive Island, Florida, USA in April-May, 2016.

For more information, contact shivajicompetition@gmail.com.

Shivaji Competition


Ancient Paths, Modern Visions – Call for Artists

Osceola Arts will be presenting Ancient Paths, Modern Visions: Contemporary Asian Art of Florida to be held in March 2016 at Osceola Arts in Kissimmee. Open to Florida residents of Asian heritage.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 19 Feb 2016

All mediums will be accepted including fiber arts and the decorative arts. The work can be traditional, representational, abstract, or non-objective. There is no fee for submitting work for this exhibit. Osceola Arts will not take commission on works for sale.

Osceola Arts in Kissimmee, Florida is the only nonprofit performing and visual arts center in Osceola County. We are fifteen minutes from Orlando.

For more information, contact marilyn@osceolaarts.org.

Ancient Paths, Modern Visions


Coral Springs Sculpture on Sample – Call for Artists

Sample Road and the NW 31st Court ArtWalk are outdoor venues to display public art for the City of Coral Springs.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 18 Nov 2015

Along the 1 mile of roadway along Sample Road and the 1600’ newly created ArtWalk, up to thirteen (13) sculptures will be temporarily displayed. Of the artworks on display, the Public Art Committee, with input from residents of the city, will select one or more pieces of artwork for their permanent public art collection.

Artists should submit pre-existing artworks for purchase. The City of Coral Springs will only purchase unique works of art, unless the series itself has a conceptual basis.

The purchase budget established for the project is $22,000. The price will include all taxes and fees. Within the fee, the artist will make recommendations to the city regarding the design of the permanent site and present a public lecture regarding public art. The public art program will pay $1,000 to each artist selected through the program; $500 when the artwork is placed within its location on Sample Road and $500 when the artwork is removed after the program is complete.

The program was established in 2003 and is funded by public art impact fees from private developers. Please review all artwork the City has purchased online and learn about the city at www.coralsprings.org/publicart and remember this Call to Artists is emphasizing the City of Coral Springs’ desire to display something that represents its young, family oriented community.

For more information, contact latria@coralsprings.org.

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Caribe Arts Fest 2015 – Call for Artists

The Little Haiti Culture Complex, located in Miami, Florida is scheduled to host the 3rd Annual Caribe Arts Fest that celebrates art, music, food, film and other culture as expressed through artistic expression from the US, Latin America and Caribbean regions between October 23 – 25, 2015.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 15 Oct 2015

5000 attendees for sales.

The American Art Initiative (AAI) was established to support the development and expansion of the arts by maintaining an exchange of talent and creativity for cultural, social, and economic viability. Our team consists of artists who understand the needs of artists. The main aim is to create positive representation of independent artists, create support and outlets that develop leadership for progressive living.

For more information, contact caribeartsfest@gmail.com.

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St. Johns River Festival of the Arts – Call for Artists

Calling all artists to the St. Johns River Festival of the Arts, a juried fine arts and fine crafts festival.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 15 Mar 2016

We offer a different art festival experience via interactive artist demonstration sites. There are two ways to apply, as an exhibiting artist or as a demonstrating artist.

Chosen artists will compete for $15,000 in awards.

  • Best of Show $3,000
  • Juror’s Choice (2) $900
  • Awards of Excellence (8) $800
  • Awards of Distinction (8) $500 each

The St. Johns River Festival of the Arts is in its fifth year and has gained a reputation of being an artist friendly event that caters to the artist with numerous amenities, including hot breakfast on both days and lunch.

For more information, contact stjohnsriverartfest@gmail.com.

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Square Foot Art Basel Miami 3 – Call for Artists

Projects Gallery announces a call for artists for its third edition of Square Foot Art Basel Miami.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 6 Nov 2015

Open to all artists in all medias. All works (including framing) must not exceed the allotted space of 12″x12″, and the retail price should not exceed $1,000.

The first 100 artists to apply are guaranteed a minimum of one piece in the exhibition. In addition, 24 artists will be selected for inclusion in the gallery’s exhibition at the Aqua Art Fair at the Aqua Hotel, Miami Beach, FL December 2-6, 2015. This truly democratic method eliminates the process of judging and allows the public to decide on the quality of the art. It permits artists who would not have any other means to be on display during one of the world’s largest art events.

Since its inception in Philadelphia in 2004, Projects Gallery has always reached out in unusual ways to work with artists and the arts community. Past collaborations have involved the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, the Brandywine Workshop & Archives, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, art student shows from local colleges, and so forth.

For more information, contact info@projectsgallery.com.

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Sight Unseen: Touchable Sculpture – Call for Artists

Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens presents Sight Unseen, a sculpture exhibit based around the concept of touchable, hands-on, 3-Dimensional art.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 30 Oct 2015

How would you imagine something you have never experienced before? Selected works must be made to safely withstand visitor touching and encourage interaction. Local physically challenged communities and organizations will be invited to participate, including the blind and vision-impaired, and the State Organization on Arts and Disability – The VSA of Florida. Blindfolds will be available for visitors with sight to use to experience your art with heightened sensory awareness, so please keep that in mind as you create your concept. Selection will be based on the artists’ aesthetics, concept, portrayed sensory experience as well as their ability to embrace the theme.

All sculpture mediums accepted including textile works, hanging pieces, mixed-media, bas relief, as well as traditional casting/sculpting materials. Gallery installation pieces and collaborative works welcome. Outdoor entries will also be considered, but please note how outdoor works will installed safely on our grass sculpture garden lawn. Out-of-state submission are encouraged, with the understanding the artists is responsible for the cost of shipping sculpture to and from the Museum.

Exhibition runs Tuesday, December 7, 2015 – Sunday, April 17, 2016.

Artists are presented with the challenge of communicating a meta perceptual experience that goes beyond the visual perception.

There is no entry fee, and artists have the opportunity to present their work for sale at their listed price. If you would like the opportunity to sell, you must agree to share proceeds with the Museum. The Museum is entitled to a 30% commission for any art sold from its gallery. The artists will receive a check for 70% of the retail value. Please indicate the retail value, adjusting for the split proceeds. The artist sets the price.

Selected artists will have the opportunity to display their works in the Albin Polasek Museum and Sculpture Gardens which is only 1 of 32 Historic Artist homes and Studio galleries in the United States of America, and the only one in the State of Florida.

The Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens (APM) is the home of Czech-American Sculptor Albin Polasek (1879-1965), a prolific sculptor whose works can be seen throughout the United States and Europe in both public works of art and in private collections. He retired to Winter Park, FL, after being the Head of the Sculpture department of the Art Institute of Chicago for nearly 30 years. In Winter Park he created a studio and home where he could continue his passion for sculpture. In 1961 he established The Albin Polasek Foundation, allowing generations to enjoy his collections and the beautiful sculpture gardens. The APM is listed on the National Register of Historic places and is member of the National Trusts’ Historic Artists Homes and Studios.

The Gallery at the Albin Polasek Museum is a rotating exhibition space dedicated to promoting arts in Florida and showcasing the work of talented local, regional and national artists.

For more information, contact rfrisby@polasek.org.

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