[Side Arts Certified Sponsored Listing] The McKinney Performing Arts Center (MPAC), with Arts and Music Guild volunteers, announces a call for artists for the Unique By Nature juried art competition and exhibition.
Enter by: 15 March 2024
One large scale artwork will be awarded a $6,000 Purchase Prize and become part of MPAC’s permanent, public art collection. The artwork must be 36″ on any dimension (not including the frame). No 3D artwork will be considered for the Purchase Prize. Based on received applications, 10 large scale pieces will be selected. The selected artwork will become a permanent part of the MPAC collection, which welcomes over 100k visitors annually.
Daisha Board of Daisha Board Gallery, Dallas, Texas, will identify the winning artwork in addition to judging the cash prize pieces.
About The McKinney Performing Arts Center
McKinney Performing Arts Center is considered the community arts center for McKinney, Texas. MPAC is home to two theater groups and hosts events, meetings, schools, concerts, city sessions, and church on the weekend. Since their Cultural District designation in 2018, the Center has added 12 public art pieces and continued to grow their collection. Visitors to Downtown McKinney not only get to shop, dine, and play, but also are exposed to great art and storytelling. The Center’s goal is to continue to provide a space for the community to share their experiences, culture, and ideas in the unique form of fine and performance art. The location and activity in the building has been a wonderful catalysis to the booming economy within Downtown McKinney, Texas.
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[Side Arts Certified Sponsored Listing] Southern Tier Center for Emerging Artists (STCEA) announces a call for artists for an online art exhibition, Perspectives: Abstracts In Art.
This vibrant and accessible art exhibit celebrates the beauty and diversity of abstract art. The Perspectives exhibition showcases the ways in which artists communicate emotion, energy, and imagination through non-representational forms involving colors, patterns, textures, shapes, lines, concepts, and emotions.
Enter by: 15 March 2024
All mediums and styles are welcome. 20% of exhibit proceeds benefit Equal Justice Initiative, one of STCEA’s favorite non-profits and a champion of criminal justice reform and racial justice. A Best in Show (cash prize) and Awards of Distinction will be awarded to the works of highest artistic merit based on technical skill, creativity, innovation, and adherence to theme. An Artists’ Choice and People’s Choice award will be selected based on popular vote.
STCEA provides a safe space for you to build creative confidence. Have your work evaluated through a competitive juried show process that is welcoming to art students, new and emerging artists, and seasoned artists alike. Having your work displayed in an international juried show is a great way to boost your artistic presence, increase sales, and build your exhibition portfolio for future show opportunities, gallery representation, or entrance to MFA programs – or just for fun and personal growth. Online exhibits are good for the environment and your pocketbook – you save shipping fees and artwork preparation costs as your work is professionally displayed in an online gallery with shareable links for your website and social media feeds. Plus, direct viewers to your online shop, where you’ll keep 100% of the proceeds for any artwork sold.
About Southern Tier Center for Emerging Artists
Southern Tier Center for Emerging Artists believes in art that does good and makes the world a better place. STCEA donates a portion of the proceeds from every exhibition to support local and national non-profits doing good work in the communities they serve. Needs addressed through the contributions from STCEA exhibits include food security and basic living needs, racial equity, environment and natural resources, substance abuse and mental health services, animal rights and care, refugee resettlement, music education, affordable housing, and health and human services.
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[Sponsored Listing] Contemporary Art Gallery Online (CAGO) announces a call for artists to participate in the All Abstraction competition and exhibition. Entries welcome from all 2D and 3D artists regardless of their experience or education in the art field.
The theme is considered to be any art that does not attempt to represent external reality, but seeks to achieve its effect using shapes, forms, colors, and textures. Submit your best representational and non-representational art.
The All Abstraction competition will be judged on three categories: painting / drawing, photography / digital art, and mixed media / 3D art. An online exhibition of all entrants will be held from June 22nd,2022 to July 19th, 2022.
Enter by: 19 June 2022
Entry Fee: $15 for up to three images, $25 for up to five images, and $35 for up to eight images. Funds in US Dollars.
All Abstraction awards will be given for the top 5 to 8 works selected. Winners will be announced on July 6th, 2022. Prizes include memberships to Contemporary Art Gallery Online, extensive marketing, winner’s certificates, inclusion in the Annual Anthology Publication, and event collateral.
“Entered their Competitions and they are always super nice and professional.” – Dominik
“I entered two pieces of my artwork to their online competition… It’s not often you get considered. What counts is you were able to show your art to the world. Thank you” – Lora
“Always very professional.” – Tammy
About Contemporary Art Gallery Online
Contemporary Art Gallery Online was created in 2001 to be the ultimate meeting place for the sharing of art. Their purpose is to create a platform whereby artists can display and ultimately sell their work. They encourage the exploration and discussion of art, as well as support those who create it.
Contemporary Art Gallery Online is a collector’s number 1 source for all original contemporary art. CAGOnline is proud to showcase Tomorrow’s Art Giants, Today. CAGOnline created CAGO Media to showcase talented artists. CAGO Media has two purposes. First is to share art business ideas, and second to introduce artists to the buying public. CAGO Media accomplishes both of these initiatives by producing radio and TV show programming. The Business of Art Show airs bi-monthly in 15-to-20-minute episodes. Hosted by Sharon Belle Hawkshawe, each episode discusses everything pertaining to the Business of Art. The What is Art Show is a monthly 30-minute episode with hosts Michael Harris (art collector) and Sharon Hawkshawe (acclaimed artist), who discuss current art movements and art shows. The hosts are joined occasionally by museum curators, gallery owners, art critics, and art insiders.
Contemporary Art Gallery Online specializes in the contemporary art form. Contemporary art is defined as artistic work from the present era that uses the current practices and styles of its discipline. Although the words Modern Art and Contemporary Art are used interchangeably, they do represent two distinctive moments on the art timeline. Modern Art encompasses the art from the Impressionists (around 1880) up until the 1970’s. Contemporary Art encompasses the art from the 1970’s to present.
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[Sponsored Listing] Mona Niko Gallery announces a call for artists for Exceptional Abstraction, an exhibition open to any abstract work including small sculptures. Open to all local, national and international artists, professional and amateur.
Multiple art mediums are encouraged and will be considered in this call for art including acrylic, airbrush, charcoal, color pencil, computer art, digital art, digital photography, drawings, ceramics encaustic, fiber arts, graphite, illustration, mixed media, oil, pastel, pen and ink, photo assemblage, printmaking, sculpture, traditional photography, video, and watercolor.
Deadline: 7 Nov 2021
Entry Fee: $35 for up to 3 images
- Artist Notification: November 13, 2021
- Art Delivery: November 18 to November 24, 2021
- Opening Reception: Saturday December 4, 2021 3PM to 6PM
- Exhibition Runs: December 4 to December 31, 2021
Exceptional Abstraction Awards
- First place $250
- Second Place $150
- Third place $100
Artist/Gallery Commission: 60% Artist, 40% Gallery
About Mona Niko Gallery
Mona Niko Gallery is an exceptional contemporary and fine art gallery located in Mission Viejo, California. They showcase many regional and artists from around the globe. Recognized as a premier contemporary and fine art galleries in Orange County, California; Mona Niko Gallery is aspires to the pursuit of professional excellence and freedom of expression in the visual arts culture.
The gallery’s goal is to feature and promote emerging and mid-level artists working in a wide variety of mediums. Works in the gallery include paintings, photography, sculpture, and jewelry. They promote their works to an extensive client list around the globe and are always seeking new and different shows for their art audience. Mona Niko Gallery affords emerging and guest artists a opportunity to develop and explore ideas in an atmosphere that supports risk taking and experimentation without the presence of censorship.
The gallery offers one of a kind exhibitions that are often themed. In addition to monthly art exhibitions, they have held fundraisers, musical events, poetry readings, auctions, and fashion shows. The gallery has been featured in several dozen publications and recognized by the Mayor of Mission Viejo, California.
Mona Niko is prolific in creating and showcasing her art. She has organized 6 solo art exhibitions and has participated in 20 group exhibitions in the Middle East and the United States. She has hosted exhibits in the Art Museum of Santa Ana, the Art Expo of New York, and the Art Fair of Laguna Beach.
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[Sponsored Listing] Las Laguna Art Gallery announces a call for artists for Purely Abstract, an abstract art exhibition. Open to all local, national, and international artists – professional and amateur. Acceptable mediums include acrylic, airbrush, charcoal, collage, color pencil, computer art, digital art, digital photography, drawings, encaustic, fiber arts, glass art, graphite, illustration, mixed media, new media, oil, pastel, pen and ink, photo assemblage, printmaking, sculpture, traditional photography, video, and watercolor.
Deadline: 11 Apr 2021
All artists who submit to Purely Abstract will be accepted and have at least one of their submitted works posted on the Las Laguna Art Gallery website. A select number of artists will be selected for an in-person exhibition at the brick and mortar gallery in Laguna Beach, California.
About Las Laguna Art Gallery
Quickly becoming one of the premier contemporary and fine art galleries in Laguna Beach, California; Las Laguna Gallery is dedicated to the exploration and engagement of contemporary and fine art visual culture – regionally, nationally, and internationally; through unique collaborations between artists, students, and the community.
Las Laguna Gallery is located on Pacific Coast Highway in Laguna Village. Laguna Village is an artist alcove on the cliff overlooking the Pacific Ocean. This location is a must stop location with artist galleries and jewelry shops. The location features a restaurant, bar, and there is live music in the fire-side theater Tuesday through Saturday.
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[Sponsored Listing] The New York Center for Photographic Art (NYC4PA) announces a call for artists for Abstract, an online photography competition. Abstract art is art that does not attempt to represent an accurate depiction of a visual reality, but instead use shapes, colors, forms, and gestural marks to achieve its effect.
Deadline: 7 Mar 2021
The early days of photography centered on true to life imagery, i.e. family portraits, images of streets, towns, and mansions. Over time, photographers expanded their vision to more moody images, ultimately to where photography is today – an all encompassing art form generated by camera and lens and producing a vast sampling of imagery from reality to less recognizable abstracts.
This call is about the abstracts – those images that are not instantly identified as that person, that thing, and so forth. It doesn’t matter if you photograph something abstract or create the abstraction through photographic processes. Macro shots, close ups of graffiti, fanciful post processing manipulations, or just photographing something at an angle that disguises it. They all work. As with all NYC4PA calls all 2D photo mediums are welcome.
The prizes total $3000 and have a grand prize, 3 first prizes, 3 second prizes, 3 third prizes – 20 juror’s selections and 20 honorable mentions. All 50 winners are posted in a gallery on the NYC4PA website and included in an exhibition gallery. The call is open to any photographers worldwide and of any age, amateurs or professional. A professional photographer, gallery owner, or photography teacher is the juror.
About New York Center for Photographic Art
New York Center for Photographic Art offers six opportunities a year for photographers, from amateur to professional, male or female, and young or old. NYC4PA was conceived and developed by Patricia Gilman and Maddi Ring. It offers photographers from around the world opportunities to exhibit their work in New York. Maddi and Patricia are experienced photographers and exhibition producers who understand the value of showcasing artists work in galleries. They have marketed their own work, both together and individually, in a variety of venues. These exhibitions have been in New York City, New Jersey, and Connecticut. Each has her own images in various venues, including private collections.
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Theatre Art Galleries (TAG) is pleased to announce a call for artists for the juried art exhibit, The Bicycle 2019: Art Meets Form (8/27/19 – 10/4/19). This is the fourth year for the exhibit. It is held in conjunction with the High Point Cycling Classic. The opening reception is Thursday, September 5th, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at TAG. It will feature original works of art that relates in some way to bicycles or cycling.
Deadline: 26 Jul 2019
The Bicycle 2019 prizes awarded during the opening reception are First Place: $500, Second Place: $250, and Third Place: $100. All of the art will be available for sale and open to the public for the duration of the exhibit. The artists will receive 60% of the retail value of sales. Over 1200 patrons will be invited to the opening reception and thousands more will be notified of the event through press releases, newspapers, websites, and social media. Advertising for the event will be published across North and South Carolina. The galleries will be open during the High Point Cycling Classic with hundreds of cycling enthusiasts touring the galleries throughout the day.
TAG participates in many outreach opportunities by working with children, special needs children, senior citizens, refugees, and many of the public schools in our county. It has brought art appreciation to areas of need all over the county. TAG has provided a creative outlet to many who otherwise would not have experienced these opportunities.
About Theatre Art Galleries
Theatre Art Galleries (TAG) is now in its 22nd year of independent operation. It is High Point’s primary provider of visual arts. Its mission is to provide excellent visual art exhibits and educational art experiences for the enrichment of the entire community. Housed inside of the High Point Theatre (in downtown High Point, NC) are two floors of spacious galleries where TAG programs approximately 16 exhibitions yearly. TAG hosts exhibitions of visual art from artists and students from local schools. Exhibitions and opening receptions are free of charge and open to the public.
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