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West End Gateway Sculpture – Call for Artists

The City of Roanoke is seeking an artist to design a gateway sculpture into the West End Neighborhood.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 24 Mar 2016

Already existing work will be considered.

The fee for the work is $15,000.

The City of Roanoke is located in the beautiful mountains of Virginia.

For more information, contact susan.jennings@roanokeva.gov.

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Port Warwick Art and Sculpture Festival – Call for Artists

The Port Warwick Foundation announces a call for artists for the Port Warwick Art and Sculpture Festival.

Call for artists application / registration

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.

For more information, contact debi@portwarwick.com.

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2016 Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival – Call for Artists

The Greater Reston Arts Center announces a call for artists for the 21016 Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 6 Dec 2015

The 25th annual Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival will be on May 20 – 22, 2016. This is a juried, outdoor, nationally ranked fine art and craft festival that typically attracts 30,000+ patrons, and features over 200 of the nations best artists.

2015 reported sales for artists participating in our event were as follows:

  • 9%: between $10,000 – $42,000
  • 60%: between $1,001 – $9,999
  • 10%: between $150 – $1,000
  • 21%: chose not to report their sales

The 2014 Art Fair Source Book report, representing 21% of our artists, shows an upward trend, with average gross sales at $5,882 per artist.

Greater Reston Arts Center, (GRACE) is a 501(c)3 non-profit dedicated to presenting excellent contemporary visual art. Our festival is our primary fundraiser and it allows us to offer its free-to-the-public exhibitions at the arts center and art education programs across all ages (GRACE Art is currently in over 40 schools regionally impacting over 20,000 children).

For more information, contact ericaharrison@restonarts.org.

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For the Love of Animals – Call for Artists

LibertyTown Arts Workshop would like to celebrate the joy, love, and sacrifice of animal/human relationships this month.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 15 Jan 2016

Animals of all shapes and sizes delight us with their presence, comfort us in our time of need, and provide warmth and sustenance. Please send us art that celebrates the lives and relationships we have with these furry, feathered, scaled, and sometimes slimy friends.

10% of jury fees and 10% of show sales (taken out of the gallery’s commission) will go to Fredericksburg SPCA to support their work in rescuing animals of all makes and models.

Awards:

  • 1st Place: $250
  • 2nd Place: $150
  • 3rd Place: $ 75

LibertyTown Arts Workshop is the largest gallery and active artist work space in Fredericksburg, Virginia. We currently represent over 40 local and national artists and host a multitude of shows. We believe strongly in giving back to our community, host shows regularly that benefit charities, collect can goods, and host charities at our popular monthly First Friday events.

For more information, contact info@libertytownarts.com.

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smART Space Program – Call for Installation Artists

ReCreative Spaces is now accepting submissions for installation artwork proposals on behalf of the Office of the Arts for the Recreation, Parks, and Cultural Activities Department of Alexandria, Virginia for their SmART Space Program.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 11 Jan 2016

Installation art is used in the broadest sense. We are looking for innovative, compelling, and community-inclusive work. All mediums, styles, and collaborations including those not necessarily associated with installation artwork will be considered. Group submissions are encouraged. There is no fee to submit.

Up to ten artists or groups will be selected to create installation work over the course of approximately ninety days within vacant, commercial properties throughout Alexandria, VA. Artists will be paid a commission of $2,500-$5,000 per project.

ReCreative Spaces partners with businesses, government agencies, and nonprofits to develop arts-focused, community-based programming. We make space for art in unused, underused, and unlikely spaces. We are a place for communities to gather and share their passion for art of all kinds. We foster creativity, collaboration, and community. By offering site-specific programming and events, we aim to cultivate artistic expression, build community, encourage social collaboration, and increase civic participation.

For more information, contact info@recreativespaces.com.

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61st Annual Boardwalk Art Show – Call for Artists

The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art invites artists to participate in the 61st Annual Boardwalk Art Show.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 31 Dec 2015

Celebrating 61 years in fine art and contemporary craft on the Virginia Beach oceanfront, The Boardwalk Art Show is top-ranked.

Artists will benefit by having the opportunity to show and sell their work to over 200,000 people who walk the show every year. All artists in the show are eligible to win up to $25,000 in prize money and will be judged by three art professionals from across the country. The best in show award is $7,500.

The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) is a non-profit institution, which exists to foster awareness, exploration and understanding of the significant art of our time. Through excellence and diversity in our exhibitions and educational programming, MOCA stimulates individual thinking and dialogue throughout the community.

Proceeds from the Boardwalk Art Show directly support MOCA and help us fulfill our mission to provide thought-provoking, contemporary art exhibitions and children’s art education programs.

For more information, contact christie@virginiamoca.org.

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