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Master of Art International Calendar 2016 – Call for Artists

Master of Art International Calendar 2016 is an international printing publication in worldwide distribution, on the themed of Masterpieces – exclusively the very best collection of original artwork painting and drawing.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 3 Sept 2015

Submission of entries is open to all artists worldwide for the inclusion of the Master of Art International Calendar 2016, on the following available categories of work:

  • Animals, wildlife, and birds
  • Fine art
  • Botanical, floral, and garden

Eligibility: The competition is open to all artists worldwide, age 18 or over, can enter unlimited number of entries and all mediums are accepted.

Panel of judges: The competition will be jury by the owner and representative of Margarita Feaks Gallery.

Awards: Each artist will receive one (1) calendar month page inclusive the winning entry, short CV, biography, and statement valued a total of £ 2,950.00.

Entry fee: £ 20 GBP each

Announcement of winners: Friday, 18 September, 2015

An important tool for every artist who wants to advance their career, enhance the value of their work, create new relationships with art galleries, and also as a reference for buyers.

Margarita Feaks Gallery will aggressively market and promote this endeavor that will place the winning entrants in high public visibility by distributing equally to Art University &/or schools, Art Centre, Art Galleries &/or Dealers, Art Collectors &/or professionals and Museums worldwide.

For more information, contact info@masterofartinternational.co.uk.

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7th Passion for Freedom – Call for Artists

Passion for Freedom invites submissions from visual artists working in the following mediums: painting, sculpture, drawing, print making, photography, mixed media, installation and video.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 28 Aug 2015

Artists are asked to respond to the following questions or one of them through their work and a short artist statement discussing their work (online form – one of the sections):

  1. What is freedom?
  2. How easy is it to lose freedom?
  3. How hard is it to get freedom back?

Selection panel:

  • Gary Hill – one of the most prominent American foundational artists in video art.
  • Sarah Maple – provocative young British artist, feminist and activist.
  • Dr Lee Weinberg – curator, art researcher and lecturer at Goldsmith University.
  • Jasvinder Sangera – one of The Guardian’s ‘100 most inspiring women in the World,’ the Ambassador for Peace Award, the Pride of Britain Award, among many others.
  • Paul Carter Robinson – founding partner and CEO Artlyst – a comprehensive international what’s on guide for art events, exhibitions, fairs and auctions.

The premier art festival dedicated to freedom and open-entry exhibition. This represents traditional and cross-media art, which will be presented together with selected books, film sections and
renowned journalists. Three visual artists will be nominated for General Awards and three film productions will receive Freedom Film Awards. The audience will vote for their favourite piece of art for the People’s Choice Freedom Award during the Gala Ceremony.

The PFF exhibition will showcase uncensored art from UK, Europe and around the world who aim to promote human rights and freedom of expression. Hero artists risk their lives for greater good – some of them hiding under the artistic pseudonym or bravely creating despite threats and backlash in their home countries.

This year at the festival there will be collection of 10 films, 6 books, 6 journalists and around 50 artworks from all over the world.

Passion for Freedom (PFF) is a non-governmental, voluntary-based organisation that promotes human rights and freedom of expression through art. PFF was started in London in 2007 by a small group of friends, mainly women, and is today supported by a huge international network of artists, activists, journalists and professionals.

The festival was recognized by Madonna and highlighted in her Freedom Calendar 2014. PFF cooperated with BBC on its Freedom Year Program last year, and it continuous cooperation with Royal Holloway University on the 800th anniversary of Magna Carta. Passion for Freedom stands for freedom. PFF involves others in education projects and breaks political correctness in media.

Mall Galleries is a major contemporary gallery space in the heart of Central London, championing the work of new and established artists. For over 40 years Mall Galleries has played a crucial role in diversifying the practice of figurative art, exploring its boundaries while promoting, inspiring and educating audiences with new exhibitions and interpretations of the contemporary world. Mall Galleries is operated by the Federation of British Artists, a major visual arts charity established in 1961.

For more information, contact info@passionforfreedom.co.uk.

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