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ArtsFest Stuart 2017 – Call for Artists

The Arts Council of Martin County invites artists to apply to be an exhibitor at our ArtsFest Stuart 2017. ArtsFest has an attendance of 15,000+ visitors in beautiful Memorial Park in Downtown Stuart.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 16 Sept 2016

A hometown celebration of local arts and culture, this 2-day event provides the area with exceptional fine art and craft exhibitors, a literary village, culinary arts, hands-on activities for the family, and a variety of live musical and theatrical performances.

ArtsFest Stuart was chosen as a Southeast Tourism Society Top 20 Event in 2016. Artists are our first priority at ArtsFest. A team of volunteers are dedicated to making your experience great. We use our resources and connections throughout the community to create awareness to enhance sales and attendance at ArtsFest. Our promotions reach residents throughout South Florida and generate excitement about our event through the generous support from local media.

From its genesis in 1988, ArtsFest has become one of the Treasure Coast’s most beloved and best-attended community events. ArtsFest has a reputation for having the best artists, as compared to other shows in the community, and provides significant financial support to the Arts Council of Martin County’s efforts to support the entire cultural sector.

ArtsFest showcases fine artists hailing from all around the country in the juried art show and talented musicians with local and regional followings. We offer a beautiful tropical setting in scenic Memorial Park in Downtown Stuart. As a community-based arts organization, we seek to shine a spotlight on the many cultural assets in our community and bring fun, hands-on, free activities to the young people who attend. ArtsFest attracts art patrons, local residents, and visitors to the City of Stuart during Florida’s busy snowbird season.

Cash awards will be given for outstanding artists, in categories represented by more than five separate artists’ booths, during the ArtsFest Stuart 2017 festival, to include Best of Show and Best of Category awards.

ArtsFest Stuart 2017

ArtsFest, the Council’s largest source of revenue for the year and with the revenues received through admission, sponsorship, and other donations, is able to provide support to the entire arts and cultural community.

The Arts Council of Martin County is a private, non-profit organization with a 501(c)3 status. The Arts Council is supported in part by the Florida Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Arts Council, the City of Stuart, Martin County Board of County Commissioners, and private contributions.

For more information, contact note2jen@yahoo.com.

 

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Illuminations: Truth and Iconology Art Show – Call for Artists

Carrollwood Cultural Center (CCC) invites artists to render truth and iconology for the Illuminations: Truth and Iconology Art Show to be held September and October, 2016.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 20 Aug 2016

Illuminations entries must contain an image and words or words that are illustrations.

Ribbons and prizes will be awarded at the reception. First Prize $100, 2nd Prize $75, 3rd Prize $50. Honorable mentions $25 gift certificates to CCC.

The Carrollwood Cultural Center hosts a variety of art shows in our three exhibition spaces.

For more information, contact nancy@carrollwoodcenter.org.

Illuminations: Truth and Iconology Art Show

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Marine and Wildlife Art Festival and Craft Show

Under the Sun Promotions announces a call for artists for the Marine and Wildlife Art Festival and Craft Show, to be held September 23-25, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at South Florida Fairgrounds, 9067 Southern Blvd, West Palm Beach, Florida 33411.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 10 Sept 2016

The South Florida Fairgrounds are in close proximity to upscale downtown and a central location in West Palm Beach, the largest county east of the Mississippi. Artists and craftsmen will be exhibiting, demonstrating, and selling their works at the festival.

For more information, contact info@marinewildlifeartfestivalcraftshow.com.

Marine and Wildlife Art Festival and Craft Show

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21st Annual Festival of the Arts – Call for Artists

Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation announces a call for artists for the 21st Annual Festival of the Arts.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 20 Jun 2016

The 21st Annual Festival of the Arts is a fine art and craft show featuring 105 artists from around the country. The festival includes live music, children’s art activities, food trucks, beer and wine, a collaborative adult and student art exhibit, and strolling entertainment on the grounds of the Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village.

$10,000 in cash awards.

Staff and volunteers work year-round to create a pleasant environment for artists to exhibit their work. Proceeds from our events go to further our mission of bringing arts education back to our area schools.

For more information, contact info@mattiekellyartsfoundation.org.

21st Annual Festival of the Arts

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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.

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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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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

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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

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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

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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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