Contemporary Art Gallery Online announces their 5th Annual International 2018 All Botanicals online art competition. To be held from March 26th, 2018 to April 21st, 2018. Contemporary Art Gallery Online encourages entries from 2D and 3D artists.
Deadline: 22 Apr 2018
Entry fee: $15 for up to three images and $25 for up to five images
A group exhibition of all entrants will be held online at Contemporary Art Gallery Online from April 23rd, 2018 to May 22nd, 2018. All Botanicals will be judged on painting/drawing, photography/digital art, and mixed media/3D art. Awards will be given for the top five to eight works selected. In addition to the winning images, Honorable Recognition awards will be presented. Winners will be announced on May 8th, 2018. Prizes include memberships to Contemporary Art Gallery Online and extensive marketing support.
About Contemporary Art Gallery Online
Contemporary Art Gallery Online is a collector’s number one source for all original contemporary art. CAGOnline is proud to showcase tomorrow’s art giants today. CAGOnline has created CAGO Media which 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 programming radio and TV shows.
The Business of Art Show airs bi-monthly, 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 occasionally joined by museum curators, gallery owners, art critics, and art insiders. The third show is An Artist Speaks. These lively 30 minute episodes are in-depth interviews with artists discussing their art process, philosophy, and a candid look at their work. Every month, a video is produced showcasing the monthly art participants. Other videos highlight gallery artist and art styles.
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Las Laguna Gallery is seeking traditional collage art or collage digital artwork for Collage and Digital Madness. The goal in this exhibition is to feature the similarities and differences between the traditional and digital approaches.
Deadline: 6 Aug 2017
There are no limitations on sizes of work, although works over 60 inches are costly for shipping. Therefore, artwork sizes that are manageable are recommended. No video, sculpture, or jewelry will be considered at this time.
Selected artists will have their works displayed in a gallery located in Laguna Beach, California.
About Las Laguna Gallery
Las Laguna Gallery is located in Laguna Beach. The town is in the heart of Orange County (The “OC”) adjacent to the Pacific Ocean with 7.1 miles of oceanfront vistas. It is home to more beachfront lodging than any other city in California. Laguna Beach ranks No. 1 in the United States in economic impact of the arts on a per capita basis. This includes total spending by both organizations and audiences. During the summer, several million visitors flock to the resort environment for its picturesque beaches and festivals. Festivals include the Sawdust Art Festival, Laguna Art-A-Fair, Pageant of the Masters, Winter Fantasy, Laguna Craft Street Show, Laguna Beach Music Festival, and monthly First Thursday Laguna Beach Artwalk.
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The Main Line Art Center (MLAC) announces a call for artists for the 2017 Digital Artist In Residence. It consists of a $1000 award, paid opportunities to engage with MLAC audiences, and a virtual residency.
Deadline: 27 Jun 2017
Application fee: $30 MLAC Members / $35 Non-Members
The Digital Artist in Residence Program was launched in 2015 in conjunction with Panorama: Image-Based Art in the 21st Century. The focus is on artists utilizing digital technology as a primary medium including video, animation, digital photography, interactive gaming platforms, virtual reality experiences, 360, motion capture applications, video-mapping and projections, and internet-based works.
Adult fine artists utilizing digital technology as a primary medium of their artwork, who are not full-time students, living in the Mid-Atlantic Region are eligible to apply.
The 2017 Digital Artist In Residence does not include a studio or housing. It is intended to be a residency that promotes the artist’s work and provides opportunities for them to have paid engagements with MLAC audiences through teaching, lectures, demonstrations, and virtual experiences for the duration of one year. Artists receive cash award when the residency is completed and must participate in the residency for its entirety. Residency begins in September of 2017 and is completed in August of 2018.
While MLAC offers a limited budget for the presentation of artwork created for the residency. It may not have the capacity to cover all technical needs. Therefore, artists are expected to work with the residency’s budget and resources or provide additional resources on their own. When a specific project for presentation is agreed upon by the artist and MLAC, budget needs and required resources will be determined accordingly.
Application includes digital submission of the following: artist statement, biography, CV, ten images/clips of artwork, and statement of how the artist might engage with MLAC audiences over the course of one year.
The 2016 Digital Artist in Residence was Leo Hylan (Baltimore, MD).
2017 Digital Artist In Residence awards: $1000, public presentation of artwork, and one year virtual residency at Main Line Art Center (Sept. 2017 – Aug. 2018)
About the Main Line Art Center
Main Line Art Center is the Main Line’s home to discover, create, and experience visual art. It is a frequent recipient of Best of Awards for its beautiful galleries and high-quality art instruction. The MLAC’s visual art classes and contemporary and innovative exhibitions stimulate creativity, conversation, and joy. The mission is to inspire and engage people of all ages, abilities, and economic means in visual art through education, exhibitions, and experiences.
Main Line Art Center’s educational offerings span from traditional to contemporary. They are held to the highest level of excellence. In 2015, Main Line Art Center received the Commitment to Cultural Access Award from Art-Reach for the Center’s Accessible Art Programs for children and adults with disabilities. Additionally, the MLAC grants over $12,000 in need-based scholarships annually. Last year they inspired 21,000 people at MLAC and touched the lives of over 78,000 through programs in the community.
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Now welcoming submissions, The 2017 Lumen Prize is an international award that celebrates artists working with digital technology.
Deadline: 1 Jun 2017
Now in its 6th year, The Lumen Prize has awarded over $40,000 in prize money. It has staged over 30 exhibitions worldwide in cities including New York, Shanghai, Amsterdam, and Athens.
The competition offers a prize fund of $10,500 plus inclusion in Lumen’s annual programme of exhibitions and events. These take place globally for shortlisted and winning artists.
The 2017 Jury Panel includes:
- Doug Dodds (Senior Curator, Victoria and Albert Museum, London)
- Foteini Aravani (Digital Curator, Museum of London)
- Michael Takeo Magruder (2015 Lumen Prize category winner)
- Tessa Jackson (independent curator and consultant)
- Weiwei Wang (Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai), and
- Bruce Wands (Chair Emeritus, School of Visual Arts, New York).
The Longlist will be determined by the International Selectors’ Committee co-chaired by Irini Papadimitriou (V&A and Watermans) and Janice Lane (National Museum Wales). This year’s ISC, made up of curators, gallerists, and academics, includes Carla Gannis (artist and digital professor at Pratt Institute, NY), Kelani Nichole (TRANSFER Gallery), Alessio de Vecchi (artist), and Scott Draves (artist).
Please note, there is an administration fee of $45. This covers two entries and all fees go directly to the prize fund.
- You must select a category to enter from: Moving Image, Still, Web-based, 3D/Sculpture, Interactive, VR/AR, Student
- The Student Prize is only valid for still and moving image
- Digitized versions of traditional artworks will not be accepted
- The Longlist will be announced on July 11th in association with V&A Digital Futures
Shortlisted and category winning artists will be included in the 2017 Lumen Prize global tour which takes place worldwide. Category winners will also receive a cash prize.
2017 Lumen Prize awards are:
- Gold Award ($3000)
- Moving Image ($1000)
- Still Image ($1000)
- AR/VR ($1000)
- 3D/Sculpture ($1000)
- Interactive ($1000)
- Web-based ($1000)
- Founder’s Award ($750)
- Meural Student Prize ($500)
- People’s Choice Award ($250)
About the Lumen Prize
The Lumen Prize, the pre-eminent global award and tour for digital art, is a not-for-profit dedicated to supporting artists working with technology.
In 2016, the competition attracted entries from more than 50 counties. The 2016 Gold Award was presented to the Italian duo Fabio Giampietro and Alessio de Vecchi for their virtual reality masterpiece ‘Hyperplanes of Simultaneity.’
Previous shortlisted artists and recipients of The Lumen Prize have gone on to achieve success around the world including the British artist Andy Lomas, whose 2014 winning work Cellular Forms is now in the collection of the V&A; Alexandra Handal, winner of the 2014 People’s Choice Gold Award, whose web-based Dream Homes Property Consultants was recently acquired by the Museum of Contemporary Art, Denmark; and Michael Takeo Magurder, recipient of the 2015 Immersive Environments Award for A New Jerusalem, who is currently artist-in-residence at The British Library.
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Mobileart.org.uk announces a call for artists for their Mobile Phone Art Competition.
Deadline: 31 Dec 2016
Sketchers, writers, and doodlers wanted.
You will need:
- Some sketching talent
- A few witty lines
- A mobile phone
Winners will be published in the 3rd edition of the MobileArt book. They will also receive a share of sales up to £3000.
MobileArt is the new stimulating and expressive way to message via your mobile phone – a unique, personal touch of sketch drawings with text which have been compiled into a coffee table publication.
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The Lumen Prize announces the 2016 Lumen Prize call for digital artists.
Deadline: 1 Jun 2016
Submissions cost US$45 for 2 works and US$22.50 for each additional work.
The Lumen Prize is seeking outstanding art created digitally in categories ranging from moving image to games and mixed reality.
Entrants will be competing for a prize fund of $11,000 and a place on Lumen’s fifth global tour which will travel to the US, Europe, and Asia.
This year’s prize categories are:
- The 2016 Lumen Prize – $3000
- Moving Image – $1000
- Still Image – $1000
- 3-D/Sculpture – $1000
- Interactive – $1000
- Games Art – $1000
- Mixed Reality – $1000
- Web-Based – $1000
- People’s Choice – $250
- Founder’s Prize – $750
The Lumen Prize is a not-for-profit organisation and all proceeds from the entry fees go directly towards the prize fund and global tour.
The Lumen Prize celebrates the very best art created digitally by artists around the world. Its goal is to celebrate the power and potential of this exciting genre through an annual competition and global tour of works selected by an eminent panel of judges.
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Main line Art Center (MLAC) announces a call for artists for their Digital Artist in Residency.
Deadline: 10 May 2016
Adult fine artists utilizing digital technology as a primary medium of their artwork, who are not full-time students, living in the Mid-Atlantic Region are eligible to apply. Examples of digital media could include, but are not limited to: video, animation, digital photography, interactive gaming platforms, virtual reality experiences, 360, motion capture applications, video-mapping and projections, apps, internet based works, and so forth. The residency does not include a studio or housing. It is intended to be a residency that promotes the artist’s work and provides opportunities for them to have paid engagements with MLAC audiences through teaching, lectures, demonstrations, and virtual experiences for the duration of one year.
The Digital Artist in Residency begins in September of 2016 and is completed in August of 2017.
Main Line Art Center’s 2016 Digital Artist in Residence will receive an award of $1000, public presentation of artwork, and one year virtual residency with Main Line Art Center. Artists receive cash award when the residency is completed and must participate in the residency for its entirety.
Main Line Art Center is a home for everyone to discover, create, and experience visual art. A frequent recipient of Best of Awards for its beautiful galleries and high-quality art instruction, the Art Center’s visual art classes, Accessible Art Programs for artists with disabilities, and contemporary and innovative exhibitions stimulate creativity, conversation, and joy. The mission of Main Line Art Center is to inspire and engage people of all ages, abilities, and economic means in visual art through education, exhibitions, and experiences. Last year we inspired 16,000 people at Main Line Art Center and touched the lives of over 80,000 through programs in the community.
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Oakland Business Improvement District (OBID) is now accepting submissions of graphic and digital arts for the 21st Century Forbes Digital Plaza LED Screens.
- The work will be displayed on a 10′ wide x 8′ high hi-resolution digital screen (80 s.f.) including a 60′ wide x 6.5′ high low-res LED screen (390 s.f.).
- All artwork must work as a pixel moving image.
- Work can have both image and sound aspects.
Currently all work for Forbes Digital Plaza is being accepted pro bono and will be displayed in a heavily pedestrian-based neighborhood. This is a great opportunity for student, local, professional, and emerging artists.
About Innovation Oakland:
Home to some of the world’s top research, educational, medical and cultural institutions, Oakland is determined to be America’s first digital community. Innovation Oakland is a technology-based approach to neighborhood transformation introducing new ways of thinking about how community assets, public spaces and commercial corridors contribute towards the economic prosperity of Oakland and of the greater Western Pennsylvania region. Fueled by state-of- the-art technologies, Innovation Oakland will combine art, design, place making and way finding solutions to create new interactive public destinations for the use and pleasure of the over 100,000 residents, employees, students and visitors from around the country and the world that come to Oakland daily.
About the Oakland Business Improvement District:
Serving the heart of Pittsburgh’s Oakland neighborhood, the Oakland Business Improvement District is an economic development agency representing local businesses, commercial property owners, universities, hospitals, non-profit organizations and government agencies focused on keeping Oakland a clean, attractive and vibrant commercial district. The organization also takes the lead on Innovation Oakland, a project with the goal of transforming Oakland into the region’s hub for technology and innovation and Startup Oakland, a campaign helping to grow Oakland’s start-up community.
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LoosenArt Contemporary Art Magazine and Gallery is always looking for new artists. Entry is free.
Deadline: 30 Jun 2016
Photographers, graphic designers, and illustrators are invited to submit artwork.
Your artwork could be included in the online gallery collection as available for sale, be presented by LoosenArt Magazine, and take part of the group exhibition in autumn 2016. This proposal requires selected artists to support organizations engaged in the human rights field.
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Lemonade Gallery is fired up to announce Them, a new and innovative online exhibition space, launching on 21st April 2016.
Deadline: 23 Mar 2016
Them will feature Lemonade Gallery artists, performers, and creatives whose work we admire and a diverse group of participants selected via open call. Artists are invited to broadcast performances, documents, vlogs, and media works via hang-out on air, a non-stop rolling programme of simultaneous live streams and archives on the curated Them micro-site.
Them will offer up a worldwide window on difference, alternative ideas and new creative practice, from emerging and established international artists alongside newer voices. To support this, contents, duration, and other aesthetic decisions will all be up to the artists. Artists will have the opportunity of express their self in total freedom without any limitation. The exhibition will be accessible to audiences 24 hours a day from any device.
Lemonade Gallery is a progressive and independent UK gallery representing emerging artists from Europe and the USA. Our artists make work firmly routed in the 21st century using a wide range of media from painting to animated gifs and fashion, exploring what it means to be alive in a connected, diverse global community.
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