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New Directions 2017 – Call For Artists

New Directions 2017 – Call For Artists

The Dutchess County Art Association announces a call for artists for New Directions 2017, a premier national exhibition of contemporary art. The exhibition showcases the current work of artists from across the United States.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 24 Jul 2017

Now in its 33rd year, New Directions brings contemporary art to an atypical venue – the intimate galleries of Barrett Art Center’s 1840s Greek Revival townhouse. Former domestic spaces remodeled as galleries create a visually-compelling setting for contemporary and cutting-edge work.

Juror Ruth Erickson is Associate Curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston. She co-curated the major exhibition “Leap Before You Look: Black Mountain College 1933-1957” with Helen Molesworth. She has organized exhibitions of the work of artists Rokni and Ramin Haerizadeh and Ethan Murrow at the ICA/Boston. Erickson is currently at work on the first U.S. survey of Mark Dion’s work to open in 2017. She received her Ph.D. in art history from the University of Pennsylvania in 2014 and has published and presented her writing widely. She serves as a visiting critic at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts/Tufts and Massachusetts College of Art and Design.

New Directions 2017 Awards

  • $1,000 Juror’s Prize
  • $250 Second Prize
  • $175 Third Prize

A gallery of all selected works with links to artists’ websites will be posted on the Barrett Art Center website after the opening. Each selected artist who attends the opening reception will be given a brief opportunity to talk about his or her work. In addition to our website, the New Directions 2017 exhibition is publicized via the Barrett Art Center eNewsletter, in regional press releases, and social media.

The exhibition is visited by art enthusiasts and collectors from the Hudson Valley and surrounding areas. This includes New York City, New Jersey, Pennsylvania. and the New England states. Commission on art sales is 20% for members, 30% non-members.

About the Dutchess County Art Association

Exhibitions have been at the core of the Dutchess County Art Association (DCAA) mission since its inception 82 years ago. The DCAA is dedicated to enhancing the quality of life for residents of the Hudson Valley through the visual arts. It fosters important and relevant visual expression. The annual schedule of exhibitions is a core component in their effort to champion artists and to introduce contemporary work to the community.

For more information, contact info@barrettartcenter.org.

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stARTup Art Fair Chicago 2017 – Call For Artists

stARTup Art Fair Chicago 2017 – Call For Artists

stARTup Art Fair announces a call for artists for stARTup Art Fair Chicago 2017, a juried contemporary art fair for independent artists.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 7 Jul 2017

The fair runs September 15-17, 2017 at the ACME Hotel in the River North District, within blocks of the Navy Pier where EXPO Chicago takes place the same weekend.

Those selected will each take over a hotel room to present a solo show of their work. Through its democratic, online application, stARTup Art Fair gives artists the opportunity to have their work reviewed by an impressive, diverse range of art world professionals that includes:

  • Diana Al-Hadid, Widely exhibited, New York-based artist
  • Allison Glenn, Manager of Publications and Curatorial Associate, Prospect New Orleans, New Orleans, LA
  • Sabina Ott, Artist, educator, curator, and Founder of Terrain Exhibitions, Oak Park, IL
  • Andrew Rafacz, Owner, Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago, IL
  • Julie Rodrigues Widholm, Director and Chief Curator, DePaul Art Museum, Chicago, IL

There are application and exhibitor fees.

stARTup Art Fair Chicago 2017 artists will have a fantastic opportunity to expose new work to a thousands of collectors, curators, gallery owners, art consultants, and writers who will be coming to Chicago for a weekend of contemporary art. All sales proceeds belong 100% to the artist.

About stARTup Art Fair

stARTup Art Fair is a unique contemporary art fair for independent artists. The intimate, boutique fair provides artists and art enthusiasts with direct access to the art world, fostering new relationships and creating a new exhibition platform for thought-provoking contemporary artwork in three major cities across the country: San Francisco, Los Angeles and Chicago. stARTup Art Fair’s mission is to provide a marketplace that gives artists the power to present and sell work on their own terms.

Consumers experience artwork unfiltered and direct from artists via social media. Artists report building a thriving client base by selling works straight from the internet. stARTup Art Fair is forward thinking. It mirrors the art market by creating direct access between consumer and artist without sacrificing quality. Each fair assembles a panel of curators, gallerists, and professional artists to vet our exhibiting artists. This ensures a thoughtful and dynamic group of artists that will impress and inspire our attendees.

For more information, contact ray@startupartfair.com.

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CAFKA.18 – Call For Artists

CAFKA is seeking submissions for CAFKA.18, its biennial exhibition of contemporary art in the public spaces of the Region of Waterloo for June 2018.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 15 Mar 2017

The biennial exhibition is curated by CAFKA’s Program Committee which will consider submission proposals as part of its curatorial research.

The CAFKA biennial exhibition of art in public spaces initiates conversations around public space and the social and critical functions of art. It galvanizes the community of artists and art lovers in the region. Members of which dedicate countless volunteer hours as board members, members of the Program Committee and jury, event planners, educators, installers, and hosts.

Since its inception in 2001, CAFKA has produced and exhibited 206 projects by 192 artists over 11 exhibitions. From the beginning, the open calls have been an important way for the CAFKA Program Committee to connect with emerging and mid-career artists.

In 2007, CAFKA supplemented its open call with an invitational component. Additional artists, identified by the Program Committee and the invited jurors, are invited to submit proposals. The final exhibition is made of both invited artists and artists selected from the open call.

CAFKA.18 pays artist fees of $2,000 CAD for new work in addition to negotiable expenses. Video and one-time performance fees are paid in accordance with the CARFAC fee schedule.

About CAFKA

CAFKA (Contemporary Art Forum Kitchener and Area) is a non-profit, artist-run organization. It is a producer, advocate, and educator for contemporary public, interactive, and interventionist art practices. CAFKA  produces an international biennial exhibition of art projects in the public spaces of the Region of Waterloo.  It offers an exhibition, lectures, and tours and related special events.

Activities are made possible with the active participation of its many volunteers and the support of its members, donors, funders, and sponsors. CAFKA is funded in part by agencies of the Government of Canada, the Government of Ontario, and regional and municipal governments. CAFKA also receives support from private charitable foundations.

For more information, contact cafka@cafka.org.

CAFKA.18 - Call For Artists

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stARTup Art Fair San Francisco 2017 – Call For Artists

stARTup Art Fair San Francisco 2017 is a contemporary art fair currently seeking independent artists. All sales proceeds belong 100% to the artists.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 15 Feb 2017

The stARTup Art Fair San Francisco 2017 will run April 28-30, 2017 at the Hotel Del Sol in San Francisco’s Marina District, and takes place at the same time as the Art Market SF gallery fair at Fort Mason. There are application and exhibitor fees. Those selected from the open application process will each take over a hotel room for the course of three days to present a solo show of their work.

Through its democratic, online application, stARTup Art Fair gives artists the opportunity to have their work reviewed by an impressive, influential selection committee of six diverse art world professionals including:

  • Jonas Almgren, CEO, Artfinder.com
  • Trish Bransten, Director, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco
  • Christine Duval, Principal, Duval Contemporary
  • Amy Ellingson, San Francisco-based artist
  • Max Presneill, Director/Curator, Torrance Art Museum
  • Catherine Wagner, San Francisco-based artist

stARTup Art Fair San Francisco 2017

The core mission of stARTup Art Fair is to provide a marketplace that gives artists the power to present and sell work on their own terms. The San Francisco Bay Area has a history of attracting creative, visionary, self-starting artists, designers, and entrepreneurs. stARTup Art Fair celebrates the spirit of this region with its investment in emerging and under-recognized artists. It is a destination where creatives of all stripes can converge to see new, inspiring art in the California spirit of discovery. The fair provides the chance for the next generation of art collectors to get in on the ground floor of a type of artist start-up, where collectors can acquire great works of art and make real connections with artists in an intimate setting.

For more information, please contact ray@startupartfair.com.

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World Contemporary Photography Archive Exhibition I – Call For Artists

Independent & Image Art Space announces a call for artists for World Contemporary Photography Archive Exhibition I, a new non-profit art project.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 30 Dec 2016

Starting from an internationally multi-cultural perspective, this project aims to catch the frontiers of contemporary photography art worldwide and present, exhibit, and archive the outstanding contemporary photography artists and their works in current times. The goal is to create a rich content, academically valuable archive with long-lasting efforts. World Contemporary Photography Archive will help the Chinese society get more and deeper understanding of contemporary photography art, enhance the communication of contemporary photography art between China and the world, and provide valuable research resources for contemporary photography academics study. Coinciding with the World Contemporary Photography Archive, Independent & Image Art Space will host a series of art educational activities, making more people feel the charm of contemporary photography art.

World Contemporary Photography Archive Exhibition I will organize through an open call to internationally artists with no limit of theme, nationality, or age. Independent & Image Art Space will select the works to exhibit from all submissions. All the selected works and artists’ profile will be published on the Independent & Image Art Space website.

Artist benefits

  • The selected works will be printed and framed by Independent & Image Art Space and exhibited at World Contemporary Photography Archive Exhibition I.
  • After the exhibition, Independent & Image Art Space will collect the works free of charge and exhibit the collected contemporary photographic works on a regular basis.
  • Independent & Image Art Space plans to publish related catalogs and art documentary books to systematize the documents and materials in the World Contemporary Photography Archive.

World Contemporary Photography Archive Exhibition I

About Independent & Image Art Space

Independent & Image Art Space is located in 501 Art Base, Jiulongpo District Chongqing (China), which is the most mature and important art zone in Chongqing, next door to the old campus of Sichuan Fine Arts Institute, one of China’s top art universities. Since the foundation, Independent & Image Art Space has been paying close attention to the development of Chinese contemporary art, especially the contemporary photography art. It has presented numerous exhibitions of contemporary photography and related lectures, seminars, and salon activities. It actively promotes and takes part in the academic study, promotion, and education of contemporary photography art in China. Now Independent & Image Art Space has become one of the most important platform of contemporary photography art communication in China’s Southwest area.

For more information, contact artiias@qq.com.

 

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Koelner Liste 2017 – Call For Artists

Koelner Liste 2017, a fair for contemporary art in Cologne/Germany, announces a call for artists. The 4th edition of Koelner Liste will be held from April 28th to 30th, 2017, parallel to one of the most important art market events in Europe, the Art Cologne.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 31 Jan 2017

Galleries, project groups, and artists are cordially invited to apply. The application is free of charge.

As the sole satellite art fair to Art Cologne, the discovery fair presents a broad range of international contemporary art at affordable prices. This time, Koelner Liste will be held at the historical XPOST, a former post office building in downtown Cologne. A shuttle service between the two fairs will be available throughout the duration of the fair.

The fair’s curatorial position and relaxed atmosphere is focused at facilitating a direct dialogue between young collectors and art lovers and a diverse range of international artists, while bringing contemporary art closer to not only the more traditional audience of Art Cologne but also to new target groups.

  • Unlike most of the major art fairs which are open mainly to art galleries, Koelner Liste 2017 offers individual artists and photographers access to one of the largest and long-established art markets in Europe.
  • As an exhibitor, artists will get the opportunity to perform side by side with galleries and project spaces, present art to an international audience of specialists as well as to the general public, and offer works for sale.
  • Newcomers at the European art market benefit from our expertise and experience and receive, according to their needs and wishes, professional consultation by our curators and the organizing team.

About Koelner Liste

Koelner Liste is offering an international forum for fresh, contemporary art. The spotlight is on emerging, promising artists whose works are still in a reasonable price range.

The attractive booth rate policy aims at maintaining access to the international contemporary art market especially for young project groups, galleries, and emerging artists.

Having captured the continuing and growing interest of the public over the last years, we will be expecting over 100 national and international exhibitors and more than 10,000 visitors.

The new location, XPOST Cologne features an impressive fusion of industrial charm, historical structures and modern, minimalist elements, thus providing the ideal setting for showcasing a whole variety of modern artworks on 4,000 square meters.

For more information, contact info@koelner-liste.org.

Koelner Liste 2017

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Shimmer: The Art of Light – Call For Artists

Second Annual Shimmer: The Art of Light, a free one-night event in North Carolina, is seeking proposals for art installations, video projection, and performance art using light as a medium.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 21 Nov 2016

Shimmer: The Art of Light features indoor and outdoor venues. Notification is December 1 and the event takes place Friday, February 10, 2017. Application is free.

Each artist chosen by our jury to participate will receive a $300 honorarium, be featured on the Shimmer website and smArts creative programs and events Facebook page, and have the potential for additional press attention via publicity efforts.

Shimmer: The Art of Light

Shimmer: The Art of Light is one of only two events of its kind in the entire Southeastern US. It focuses on creating an artistic bridge between two adjoining municipalities and fills a seven-block area on their borders with light, sound, and movement.

For more information, contact smartseventsandprograms@gmail.com.

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stARTup Art Fair Los Angeles 2017 – Call For Artists

stARTup Art Fair Los Angeles 2017 is a contemporary juried hotel art fair for independent artists.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 10 Nov 2016

Those selected from the application process will each take over a hotel room for the course of three days to present a solo show of their work.

All sales proceeds and professional contacts made during the fair belong 100% to the artists.

stARTup Art Fair Los Angeles 2017

One of the core missions of stARTup Art Fair is to provide a marketplace that gives independent artists the power to present and sell work on their own terms in a professional exhibition venue.

For more information, contact ray@startupartfair.com.

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Artist Alliance at the Museum 2017 – Call For Artists

This is a call to artists who are members of Oceanside Museum of Art’s (OMA) Artist Alliance for the Artist Alliance at the Museum 2017.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 31 Oct 2016

Artists are invited to submit entries for consideration in this juried art exhibition that will take place at OMA. Artwork will be on view in the Gleason Gallery, one of OMA’s large ground floor spaces.

Artists may submit original two-dimensional or three-dimensional work. Artwork may be up to 84” in any direction.

Three artists will be chosen from the exhibition as juror’s choices and receive solo exhibitions at OMA’s opening in November 2017.

OMA is a located in downtown Oceanside with a view of the Pacific Ocean and the historic Oceanside Pier. OMA offers classes, lectures, concerts, docent tours, and community events in addition to contemporary art exhibitions.

Exhibitions showcase art of the southern California region including paintings, sculptures, studio furniture, art quilts, and architectural glass. OMA’s galleries feature contemporary art enriched by the cultures of the community. The museum’s galleries are redesigned for each exhibition, providing visitors with a fresh, exciting visual transformation for every new exhibit.

For more information, contact info@oma-online.org.

Artist Alliance at the Museum 2017

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Art! Vancouver 2017 – Call For Artists

Art! Vancouver 2017, an international art fair held at the prestigious Vancouver Convention Centre May 25 to 28th 2017, is open for registration.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 31 Dec 2016

Many art collectors come to purchase art and galleries come to scout new artists to represent in their galleries.

For more information, contact info@artvancouver.net.

Art! Vancouver 2017

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