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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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Horizon: Contemporary Landscape 2016 – Call for Artists

Community Arts Center announces a call for artists for Horizon: Contemporary Landscape 2016.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 1 Aug 2016

The juror will be asked to select work that reflects and expresses the theme of contemporary landscape while demonstrating creativity, strength of execution, and overall artistic excellence with the goal of selecting a well-rounded exhibit that showcases a broad range of artistic styles and interpretations.

All media will be considered with the exception of live or performance art. All work must have been completed since January of 2012 and not previously shown in any other Community Arts Center exhibitions. All works must be for sale.

Awards:

  • 1st Place: $500
  • 2nd Place: $250
  • 3rd Place: $100

Selected works will be on display at the Community Arts Center Thursday, September 1 through Friday, November 11, 2016. The Horizon: Contemporary Landscape has been an annual exhibit since 2010.

The Community Arts Center is a non-profit arts center with gallery spaces, classes, and arts-based programming in Danville, KY.

For more information, contact brandonlong@communityartscenter.net.

Horizon: Contemporary Landscape 2016

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Handmade Edinburgh – Call for Artists

Handmade in Britain announces a call for artists for Handmade Edinburgh.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 31 Jul 2016

Set to become the leading showcase for contemporary craft in Scotland, Handmade Edinburgh 28-30 October 2016 is supported by Craft Scotland and will take place in Edinburgh’s iconic landmark and key event venue, The Hub.

Handmade Edinburgh is a three day selling event and is highly consumer orientated, offering visitors the opportunity to view, buy or commission their perfect piece and take it home with them.

Handmade Edinburgh invites applications from individual designer–makers of contemporary craft who work in the following areas: fashion, interiors, textiles, glass, jewelry, paper, furniture, stationery, metalwork, ceramics, sculpture, woodwork, and prints. Makers do not have to be Scottish or live in Scotland to apply.

This is a brand new event, the first of its kind in Scotland.

Handmade in Britain has ten years of experience organizing contemporary, high-end craft events in London and Bath. Last year saw the successful launch of our first international show, Handmade at Kew which saw over 7,500 visitors across four days. This year, we’re reaching out to more areas and adding a new event to our portfolio with Handmade Edinburgh.

For more information, contact sarah@handmadeinbritain.co.uk.

Handmade Edinburgh

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Berliner Liste 2016 – Call for Artists

Emerging gallery programs, project spaces, and artists are invited to apply for the Berliner Liste 2016 fair.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 30 Jun 2016

The 13th edition of Berliner Liste will be held from September 15th to 18th, 2016, parallel to Berlin Art Week, in the legendary Kraftwerk Berlin. The unique, raw, and urban atmosphere of Kraftwerk in Berlin Mitte, the former East Berlin power station, is the ideal location for Berlin’s oldest and biggest art fair.

Unlike most of the major art fairs which are open mainly to art galleries, Berliner Liste 2016 offers individual artists and photographers access to a large and long-established art market. As an exhibitor, artists will get the opportunity to perform side by side with galleries and project spaces, present art to an audience of specialists as well as to the general public, and offer works for sale.

As a forum for emerging, international art at affordable prices, the Berliner Liste attracts every year a wider audience. 123 exhibitors from 23 countries presented their work to more than 11,000 young collectors, art lovers, and fans at last year’s show.

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

Berliner Liste 2016

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Mandorla Art Award 2016 – Call for Artists

Artists from across Australia are invited to enter the Mandorla Art Award 2016 from the Mandorla Centre for Inner Peace.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 2 May 2016

The winning artwork receives $25,000 and joins the likes of Julie Dowling, Theo Koning, Brian McKay, and Paul Kaptein in our collection.

This prestigious award has a major prize of $25,000 and two highly commended awards of $5,000 each. Finalists will be exhibited at Linton & Kay Galleries in Perth CBD from July 15 – 23. A selection of these works will also be exhibited at New Norcia Museum and Art Gallery and St John of God Health facilities.

The Mandorla Art Award offers artists and the public a new vision that is actually a very old vision, the place of the Christian religion in art. It is the fulfillment of a dream held by a small group of committed Christians, the Mandorla Centre of Inner Peace.

Wishing to balance the largely secular nature of most art seen in today’s galleries, the Mandorla Art Award Committee selects a particular theme or passage from the Bible, Old or New Testaments.

This unique approach among Australian religious art prizes invites artists to think laterally and with sensitivity by interpreting this in two- or three-dimensional works.

For more information, contact curator@mandorlaart.com.

Mandorla Art Award 2016

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A Man’s World – Call for Artists

Hamilton Street Gallery announces a call for artists for A Man’s World.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 15 Feb 2016

For this juried exhibition we’re asking artists to step into the man cave to observe and uncover the concept of the male image and it’s social, physical, and psychological evolution. In today’s world, what does a man need to be a man? How have, or haven’t, these needs changed in regard to society’s perceptions and expectations throughout history? In the future, what characteristics will denote what a man is? Possible images to explore can be positive or negative and may include such male archetypes as superheroes and villains, cowboys, athletes, gangsters, politicians, madmen, rockstars, revolutionaries, computer geeks, Wall Street tycoons, poets, preachers, loners, zealots, and idiosyncratic artists. We encourage work that is adventurous in content and all media is accepted.

Hamilton Street Gallery is a small gallery in a small town run by a small family.

For more information, contact brian@hamiltonstreetgallery.com.

A Man's World

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stARTup Art Fair San Francisco 2016 – Call for Artists

stARTup Art Fair San Francisco is contemporary art fair for independent artists. If you are an independent, professional working visual artist – we invite you to apply.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 15 Feb 2016

This three-day fair will run April 29-May 1, 2016 at the Hotel del Sol in San Francisco, and take place at the same time as the nearby SF Art Market gallery fair. Participating artists will have a fantastic opportunity to expose new work to a myriad of collectors, curators, gallery owners, art consultants, and writers who will be coming to the city for a weekend of contemporary art.

One of the core missions of stARTup Art Fair is to provide a new avenue for the creative longevity of the visual artist, providing a marketplace that gives artists the power to present and sell work on their own terms. All sales proceeds, as well as professional contacts made during the fair, belong 100% to the artists.

Applications will be reviewed by a Selection Committee, consisting of six diverse art world professionals:

  • Michael Arcega, San Francisco-based artist and professor, San Francisco State University
  • Hung Liu, San Francisco-based artist and retired professor, Mills College
  • Max Presneill, artist and Director/Curator, Torrance Art Museum
  • Renny Pritikin, Chief Curator, The Contemporary Jewish Museum
  • Alex Ray, Art Consultant, Five Senses Art Consultancy
  • Marianna Stark, President of the Board of Directors, Berkeley Art Center

There are application and entry fees.

For more information, contact  ray@startupartfair.com.

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Made In NY 2016 – Call for Artists

Made in NY is an annual exhibit at the Schweinfurth Art Center located in Auburn, New York that features work by New York artists.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 22 Jan 2015

This eclectic exhibition showcases two and three-dimensional work including, but not limited to, photography, sculpture, ceramics, painting, drawing, fiber, installation, and video. The exhibit encourages creativity and innovation.

The exhibit is an opportunity for artists residing in New York State to showcase their work in a competitive, juried exhibition. Prizes are awarded. Jurors determine the prizes after the installation.

The Schweinfurth Art Center is a non-profit, multi-arts center situated in the heart of the Finger Lakes that features five contemporary changing exhibitions each year, art classes for youth and adults, quilting and fiber arts workshops, and a unique gift shop.

For more information, contact daureden@schweinfurthartcenter.org.

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