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Artworks Selection 2016 – Call for Artists

Ventitre01 is selecting the new artists for the 2016 collection.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 20 Dec 2015

This year we are offering 1000 € to the author of the first selected artwork chosen among the ones belonging to all the five categories and free promotional features for the 10 finalists included in the new catalog.

Prizes:

  • 1st: 1000,00 € prize; inclusion in the on line and paper Ventitre01 catalogs, free promotion and participation in our events and art shows.
  • 2nd to 10th prizes: inclusion in the on line and paper Ventitre01 catalogs, free promotion and participation in our events and art shows.

We are searching for works of painting, drawing, graphic design, computer graphics, and photography to publish in our catalogs and promote the selected artworks by our initiatives and exhibition events – the originals as well the limited edition certified copies we produce.

Ventitre01 is a brand and association. Our goal is to create a real market, and this aim means working on personal artistic growth respecting each one’s path and inspiration. The artists are not and should not be the target of the art promoters, because they are the makers. We want to reach all the people that are interested in art, or simply desire to treasure art in their life. We want the artists to catch opportunities even beside the traditional ways, locations, and spots.

For more information, contact concorsi@ventitre01.it.

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Contextile Wearable Art Event – Call for Artists

The Spartanburg Art Museum is seeking fashion designers, jewelry artists, wearables artists, textile, and fiber artists to submit 3-5 images of their original work for consideration in Contextile, a live event to be held in Spartanburg Art Museum’s Main Gallery on Saturday January 16th at 8pm.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 30 Nov 2015

This unique happening will coincide with the end of our exhibition A Dyeing Art: Contemporary Textiles and Fiber Arts. Designers and artists are to submit wearable artworks/handmade clothing which will be exhibited in a live runway-style format. The event is intended to investigate the changing narratives of wearable versus non-wearable artworks and textiles in contemporary society and the art world.

Designers and artists must provide their own models and can include up to five different wearable pieces or wearable artworks. During the Spartanburg Art Museum curatorial staff’s juried selection process, preference will be shown for submissions that meet the following criteria: incorporation of recycled or upcycled materials, unusual materials that would not be considered typical in the fashion industry, and original designs and concepts.

Selected artists will exhibit their work in an influential regional contemporary art museum, 2015 recipient of South Carolina Art Education Association Museum Educator of the Year. Spartanburg Art Museum will promote individual selected artists through its internet and print marketing.

Spartanburg Art Museum is a nonprofit regional museum promoting contemporary visual arts by inspiring and engaging people of all ages through exhibitions and education.

For more information, contact mduncan@spartanarts.org.

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Artist-in-residence Program Barcelona – Call for Artists

La Escocesa Art Center opens a call for visual artists through its residency program (4 studios are available).

Call for artists application

Deadline: 10 Nov 2015

Residencies calendar:

  • November 25, 2015 to November 25, 2017
  • November 25, 2015 to November 25, 2017
  • January 1, 2016 to January 1, 2018
  • January 1, 2016 to June 30, 2016
  • July 2, 2016 to December 31, 2016

Monthly prices:

  • Individual artists= 100 €
  • Artists collectives= 150 €
  • Plus additional 150 € fee in the beginning of the residency that will be returned in the end of it.

Jury members:

  • Ruben Verdú, artist (Venezuela – Barcelona)
  • Carles Taché, Taché Gallery (Barcelona)
  • Àlex Mitrani, independent curator (Barcelona)
  • Esteve Caramés – member of the Institute of Culture (City Council of Barcelona)
  • Mike Swaney, artist – member of the Associació d’Idees – La Escocesa
  • Llapispanc, artist – member of the Associació d’Idees – La Escocesa

Benefits:

  • Four studios available in La Escocesa building.
  • The studios are about 35 m2 (7×5 meters) in size.
  • Wireless internet, electricity, water, and supplies.
  • Ability to use the common areas (kitchen, exhibition space, and Espai M) and other services (utility room, computer, and some tools and technical equipment of La Escocesa).
  • Ability to apply for international residency and production – exhibition grants for the resident artists.
  • Ability to exhibit at Espai M and to participate in other collaborative production and exhibition projects of the Center.
  • Promotion services trough La Escocesa’s communication channels (such as website, social networks, and postcards).

La Escocesa Art Center is a center for visual art production located in Barcelona (in the District of Sant Martí, Poblenou neighborhood) specialized in painting, sculpture, silk screening, graffiti, illustration, physical installations, and ephemeral architecture.

It is an Art Factory Center for visual artists that want to improve their creativity and professional career. La Escocesa is a member of Barcelona City Council’s Art Factories Project (Fàbriques de Creació) and provides a public service for creation oriented to the best upcoming visual artists of the city and the sector. It offers studios, tools, and equipment for the work in the arts as well as promotion services and activities for the resident artists and collaborators with that intention. The center frequently collaborates with other art spaces and networks from the District, the city of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain, and in some foreign countries.

La Escocesa is a public service for the arts in the city of Barcelona and is managed by the visual artist’s association “Associació d’Idees,” an association whose members have a long-term experience in La Escocesa factory complex since 1999, before becoming an official service for the city and sector in 2008.

Currently, the resident profiles are a combination between established artists and those who are in the process of professional development.

The center has 21 workshops / studios in total in its two floors. On the top floor, there are studios for painters and illustrators, mainly, and on the ground floor there are studios for artists that work in sculpture and installations.

For more information, contact convocatorias@laescocesa.org.

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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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Wax/Wane – Call for Artists

Hamilton Street Gallery opens their call for artists for Wax/Wane.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 14 Nov 2015

For this juried exhibit Hamilton Street Gallery is focusing on the beauty and mystery of the Moon and it’s influence upon the Earth and all of it’s creatures. Any related variation will be considered such as romance, lunacy, high tide, low tide, howling, space travel, swiss cheese, and so forth. As always all media will be accepted.

No entry fee to enter the exhibit.  If accepted artist pay a $25 nominal fee to have their work exhibited for 5 weeks.
Gallery shows usually get reviews and recognition in the NY times. Gallery has close access to both NYC and Philadelphia.

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

For more information, contact info@hamiltonstreetgallery.com.

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Meyer Family Award for Contemporary Art – Call for Artists

The Meyer Family Award for Contemporary Art, presented by Main Line Art Center in conjunction with the Betsy Meyer Memorial Exhibition, consists of an award of $1000 and a solo exhibition to each selected artist.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 29 Sept 2015

Approximately three artists are selected annually to receive the award and present a solo show. This award and associated exhibition program is an effort to support the talented contemporary artists in the Mid-Atlantic Region, to honor deserving artists in the field, and to encourage excellence and experimentation in artistic practice, presentation, and community involvement.

Adult fine artists, who are not full-time students, living in the Mid-Atlantic Region are eligible to apply. All mediums are welcome. Artists selected to receive the award will be notified in December 2015 and the exhibition will take place in March/April 2016.

Throughout the year, Main Line Art Center presents forward-thinking, contemporary art exhibitions in our award-winning galleries that celebrate our community of artists and feature emerging and established artists whose work serves as a source of inspiration and intellectual dialogue. Committed to increasing the visibility and accessibility of art, the Art Center also presents virtual exhibitions as well as exhibitions and events in the community.

For more information, contact bboardman@mainlineart.org.

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2016 Exhibitions – Call for Artists

The Firehouse Art Center is now accepting applications for our 2016 exhibition calendar.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 18 Sept 2015

$30 entry fee, 6 images (300 dpi, jpeg images), artist bio and statement, proposal for exhibition, and documentation of artwork submitted (title, dimension, media, and price) required.

Our beautiful National Historic Landmark building features two exhibitions spaces and over 1,000 square feet of space. We are looking for established and emerging artists in all mediums are welcome including film, music and installation.

Multidisciplinary artists work encouraged. Group exhibitions and curatorial proposals are welcomed, as well as solo exhibition proposals. We may combine several artists into one exhibition.

Jurors will be looking for submissions that are culturally relevant with a unique perspective and the ability to provide a diverse art experience. Contemporary work is encouraged. Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

The mission of the Firehouse Art Center is to raise cultural awareness and understanding of the arts in the regional community through classes for all ages, lectures, events, and visual art exhibits of regional and national artists.

The Firehouse Art Center is the leading contemporary art space in Longmont. Artists gain exposure to a new audience and buyers. Many of our artists showing for the first time are placed in other galleries after their show.

The Firehouse is open approximately 238 days each year with no admission fee. We serve over 2,000 visitors from Boulder County and the region. New exhibitions are installed almost every month and in two spaces. In 2014 over 110 individual artists were exhibited. Our focus is primarily contemporary art within the context of accessible art. During the Longmont Creative District monthly 2nd Friday, we host opening receptions where visitors to meet and mingle with our artists.

For more information, contact gallery@firehouseart.org.

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stARTup Art Fair Los Angeles – Call for Artists

stARTup Art Fair Los Angeles is an independently produced fair for unrepresented artists.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 15 Nov 2015

This three-day fair will run January 29-31 at the Highland Gardens Hotel in Hollywood, and take place at the same time as the nearby LA Art Show and Art Los Angeles Contemporary Art gallery fairs.

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

  • Kim Abeles, Los Angeles-based cross disciplinary artist
  • Dan Cameron, former Chief Curator, Orange County Museum of Art
  • Andi Campognone, Director/Curator, Lancaster Museum of Art & History
  • Christine Duval, Independent Curator and advisor
  • Peter Mays, Executive Director, Los Angeles Art Association
  • Hillary Metz, Founder, Blythe Projects
  • William Powhida, Brooklyn-based artist, critic, and teacher

There are application and entry fees.

Participating artists will have an 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.

Southern California has a history of attracting creative, visionary, self-starting artists, designers, and entrepreneurs, and stARTup Art Fair LA celebrates the spirit of this region with its investment in emerging and under-recognized artists. stARTup Art Fair will be a destination where creatives of all stripes can converge to see new, inspiring art in the California spirit of discovery. The fair will provide 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, contact ray@startupartfair.com.

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Perspective – Call for Artists

Perspective: Fresh Look at Contemporary Painting and Drawing is a juried exhibition that examines contemporary painting and drawing.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 15 Jul 2015

This exhibition is open to all artists living locally and nationally.

Hillyer Art Space is one of the leading contemporary galleries in Washington, DC; we have over 10,000 visitors annually and our openings see between 350-500 people during Dupont Circle’s First Friday Gallery Walk.

Hillyer Art Space is a contemporary gallery dedicated to serving the public with quality exhibitions and programming. Established in April 2006, Hillyer is a program of International Arts & Artists (IA&A), a non-profit organization dedicated to increasing cross-cultural understanding and exposure to the arts internationally. IA&A’s services include a Traveling Exhibition Service, the Hillyer Art Space gallery, a Design Studio, Cultural Exchange Programs, and Membership Services for artists, cultural institutions and the arts-interested public.

For more information, contact gallery@hillyerartspace.org.

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Time | Place – Call for Artists

Lansing Art Gallery seeks artists to participate in a statewide competition with over $2,000 in awards.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 10 Jul 2015

Located one block from the State Capitol at 119 North Washington Square, Lansing Art Gallery showcases the art of Michigan artists.

Whether relating to past, present, or future, works must have been created within the past three years. Regardless of the reference to space, artwork itself (including installation) may not exceed 8’ in any direction. Applications of all media are encouraged.

Juror: Rebecca Ruth Hart is the associate curator of contemporary art for the Detroit Institute of Arts. She has served as the organizing curator for more than ten national and international exhibitions, including Shirin Neshat’s mid-career retrospective Detroit (2013) and Seoul, Korea (2014).

Awards include:

  • $1000 Best of Show
  • $500 First Place
  • $250 Second Place
  • $150 Third Place
  • $100 Honorable Mention
  • Director’s Choice: invitation for a 2017 solo exhibition at Lansing Art Gallery

Reflecting upon Lansing Art Gallery’s 50th Anniversary in September 2015 Time|Place is intended to engage participants of all ages and walks of life with contemporary professional art inspired or influenced relating to time or place.

For more information, contact barb@lansingartgallery.org.

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