[Side Arts Certified Sponsored Listing] Decagon Gallery announces a call for artists for the Self Portraits In Focus art competition, seeking captivating and thought-provoking photographs that explore the theme of self-portraits. This call for entry is open to photographers worldwide over the age of 18, both amateur and professional, who are passionate about self-portraiture.
Enter by: 10 January 2024
Self-portraits are a powerful means of self-expression, allowing artists to delve into their own identities, emotions, and experiences. Through this themed competition, Decagon Gallery encourages photographers to explore the multifaceted nature of self-portraiture, capturing their unique perspectives, narratives, and inner worlds.
Self Portraits In Focus Artist Benefits
The chosen self-portraits will be showcased in a dedicated online exhibition on Decagon Gallery’s website, providing a platform for photographers to share their work with a wider audience. Additionally, selected artists will receive recognition through social media channels and promotional materials. A short video of the exhibit will be posted to YouTube. An exhibition catalogue will be made available for sale.
- A cash award of $300 and one copy of the exhibition catalogue will be given to the First Place entry. The photographer will be offered a free gallery in the featured section of Decagon Gallery’s website.
- The Second Place entry will be given one copy of the exhibition catalogue and promotion on social media.
- The Third Place entry will be promoted on social media.
About Decagon Gallery
Decagon Gallery is an online art gallery based in Brooklyn, New York, that offers artists curated platforms to showcase their work and connect with art enthusiasts worldwide. The gallery maintains a robust online presence through its website and social media. It promotes through email marketing, social media, and collaborations with other art organizations.
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[Side Arts Certified Sponsored Listing] Decagon Gallery announces a call for artists for The Beauty of Still Life, an online photography exhibition. Explore the beauty and artistry of still life photography. Through a collection of stunning and thought-provoking images, the gallery aims to showcase the power of everyday objects to evoke emotion, tell stories, and capture the essence of life.
Enter by: 10 August 2023
From the simple beauty of a vase of flowers to the intricate details of a carefully arranged table setting, these images celebrate the artistry and meaning of still life photography. They offer a glimpse into the beauty and complexity of the world around us, and invite us to reflect on the ways in which everyday objects can inspire and delight us.
The Beauty Of Still Life: Artist Benefits
- A cash award of $300 will be given to the First Place entry, as decided by a juror
- The exhibition will run online from mid-August through September
- The exhibit will be posted on the gallery’s website for six weeks and as a video on YouTube
- Promotion on social media will be directed to art collectors and galleries
- A beautifully designed printed hard cover catalogue will be available for purchase
- All inquiries from visitors who wish to purchase any photos will be forwarded to the photographer – the gallery will not facilitate sales nor will they take any commissions
About Decagon Gallery
The purpose of Decagon Gallery is to provide a platform for photographers to showcase their work and connect with a global audience. Each month, the gallery selects a specific theme that challenges photographers to interpret and capture it in their own distinctive way. This approach not only encourages creativity but also allows viewers to engage with a diverse range of photographic styles and narratives. From landscapes and portraits to abstract and conceptual photography, exhibitions encompass a wide spectrum of genres, ensuring there is something for everyone to appreciate and enjoy.
Decagon Gallery aims to celebrate the art of photography, promote talented photographers, and provide a platform for artistic expression and appreciation. Through themed monthly exhibitions, they strive to inspire, educate, and entertain both photographers and viewers, creating a vibrant and inclusive space for the photography community to thrive.
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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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Biafarin announces a call for artists for Diversia: Life, a full-featured online group exhibition in February 2021 combined with online sales, artist certificate, promotion, and a colorful stylish exhibition book. The focus of the this exhibition is Life as we see, think, imagine, and live it.
Deadline: 28 Jan 2021
Submit artworks that present your artistic expression of Life. Tell your unique visual story of Life. Is it beautiful, treasured, too short, worrisome, hard, happy, sad, strange, tough, dramatic, precious, sweet, or bitter? Can you imagine life as a series of baby steps, journey, adventure, artwork, game, book, choice, highway, or junction? What do you make of it – a universal truth, temporary state, biological processes, or endless circle? Any abstract or representational interpretations of this subject are welcome.
Diversia: Life Artist Benefits
- Group Exhibition: Selected artworks will be exhibited online in a smart group exhibition from February 01, 2021 to February 28, 2021.
- Artwork Sales: Selected artworks will be promoted to sell via online exhibition link.
- Exhibition Catalogue: All selected artworks and artists will be published in a stylish colorful exhibition catalogue available online and in print (print-on-demand and upon order). The catalogue will be promoted internationally and circulated and available to thousands of art lovers online.
- Promotional Badges: A digital promotional badge for each artwork will be sent to each artist to share in the social media.
- Artwork Reviews: All exhibition visitors can submit their reviews and ratings of the exhibition and each artwork online. The reviews act as a bridge to visitors’ minds and hearts and will be sent to each selected artist for exhibition by email.
- Exhibition Promotion: A promotion program including exhibition press release sent out, catalogue circulation and social media presentation, will be executed to boost the selected artists’ exposure and increase the artwork sales during the exhibition period.
- Reports, Analytics, and Insights: A report containing the number of views, reviews, artworks popularity, and engagement rate of exhibition viewers with artworks along with sales statistics will be sent to artists regularly.
- Publication: Some of the selected artworks might be published in various magazines and books in Biafarin art network for promotion purposes.
- Biafarin Certificate: A digital certificate will be issued for all Diversia: Life participants and selected artists. Each artist can print the digital certificate from Biafarin platform, after the submission is complete.
- Biafarin Free Shipment: Selected Biafarin members with Gold and Platinum membership will use a free shipment of their artwork(s) in case of sales.
Diversia is a series of monthly exhibitions presented by Exhibizone, the worldwide online exhibition zone. It has been created to support artists to showcase their art based on diverse subjects and themes. Exhibizone shows are very popular and each show get around 25000+ views.
Biafarin means “create” in the ancient empire of Perse, ruling in the 6th century BC, which has been one of the richest art heritages in the world’s history. This name was chosen to represent deep admiration for creations, creators, and creatures around the world.
Biafarin is a registered Canadian business in Ontario. They offer services through an artist management platform, established to help artists worldwide to present their artistic career, promote their art, sell their artworks, and create more revenue from new channels. As a resourceful multi-layered art marketplace, the Biafarin ecosystem includes a multi-lingual portal, support team, and a network of art businesses.
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The city of Ketchum, Idaho, announces a call for artists to apply for Ketchum’s summer sculpture exhibition, “Art on Fourth.” In its thirteenth year, Art on Fourth has become an exciting part of the city’s summer attractions, presenting artwork by diverse artists ranging from locals to those of national standing. Past exhibitors include Rod Kagan, Boaz Vaadia, Gwynn Murrill, Steve Jensen, Will Robinson, and Robert Kantor.
Deadline: 6 Apr 2020
Original three-dimensional artwork by selected artists will be displayed in outdoor public spaces along Ketchum’s Fourth Street Heritage Corridor from June through October 2020. As part of Ketchum’s Downtown Master Plan, the Fourth Street Heritage Corridor was created as a pedestrian friendly street. Widened sidewalks feature benches and sites for artwork.
Selected artists will receive a $2,500 stipend for the exhibition of their work. The exhibition will be featured on the city’s website; the city’s newsletter, Word on the Street with a distribution list that includes over 5,000 subscribers; and shared with almost 2,000 followers on Instagram and over 3,300 followers on Facebook.
About the City of Ketchum
The city of Ketchum is located in the Wood River Valley in south central Idaho. Founded in 1880 during the mining boom, Ketchum is now regarded as one of the most popular destinations for winter and summer visitors due to its world-class skiing, mountain biking, fishing, hiking, restaurants, shopping, and sophisticated arts and cultural offerings.
In 2018, Ketchum was awarded designation by the International Dark-Sky Association as a Dark Sky Community. It is included in the Nation’s first International Dark Sky Reserve, one of only 13 in the world. The city of Ketchum hosts the famous annual Wagon Days Parade, held on Labor Day weekend, and numerous other year-round attractions. Ketchum is home to more than 10,000 full- and part-time residents.
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Waterloo Arts invites all artists residing in the US or Canada to submit artwork for the Waterloo Arts Juried Exhibition 2020. This is an opportunity for artists to exhibit work in Cleveland, Ohio. As in previous years, the Juried Exhibition will take place in three locations in the Waterloo Arts District: Waterloo Arts Gallery, Praxis Fiber Workshop, and Brick Ceramic + Design.
Deadline: 5 Apr 2020
This is the sixth year Waterloo Arts Juried Exhibition has coincided with the Waterloo Arts Fest and the fourth year that accepted work will be exhibited in three different spaces on Waterloo Road. As in past years, Waterloo Arts will also offer a small stipend to all accepted artists to help defray costs associated with entry and shipping.
Waterloo Arts Juried Exhibition 2020 Benefits
Waterloo Arts Juried Exhibition has featured hundreds of artists from over 40 states and Canada. Over $2,000 in cash will be awarded, including media prizes and a feature article in CAN Journal. Artists will receive exposure during the district’s largest community event, The Waterloo Arts Fest, welcoming more than 5,000 attendees. Waterloo Arts Juried Exhibition 2020 will be exhibited in three different spaces on Waterloo Road.
Past jurors include curators and preparators from the Cleveland Museum of Art, the Akron Museum of Art, Canton Art Museum, Kent State University Galleries, Cleveland Museum of Contemporary Art, and Christie’s Auction House.
About Waterloo Arts
Waterloo Arts is a 501(c)3 whose mission is to enrich the neighborhood culturally and economically by creating a stimulating arts environment through quality exhibits, performances, special events, and educational programming for people of all ages.
Waterloo Arts strives to be a creative hub for the presentation and exploration of thought-provoking art and design. They advocate for a neighborhood where artists live and work and their contribution is regarded as vital to the health of a community. They look forward to a neighborhood where creativity is nurtured in every child and artistic expression is a part of our everyday lives.
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The City of West Hollywood, Lark Gallery, and Art & Beyond Magazine are collaborating on projects devoted to International Women’s Month – March 2020, a call for artists for a special issue of Art & Beyond Magazine themed Evolve Women Wisdom 2020, an art exhibition, and a series of events in the City of West Hollywood Long Hall Gallery. Artists, poets, musicians, writers, scientists, women business leaders, and spiritual activists may participate in Women’s History Month with their creations and offer workshops, seminars, and articles on open themes they choose.
Deadline: 25 Jan 2020
Submit your images not smaller than 2500 x 3300 px and not larger than 4000 x 4000 px.
The Evolve Women Wisdom 2020 exhibition will be on display March 8 – March 28, 2020, in the Long Hall Gallery in West Hollywood, California.
5% of the entry fees will support The Dreaming Zebra Foundation, which provides children and young, low-income artists with resources to develop their creativity.
Sponsors and jurors: Radio show – KCRW “Art Talk”, Phantom Galleries, The Loft at Liz’s, The Dreaming Zebra Foundation, Art-to-Art Palette Journal, Art Gallery Parties in LA Meet-up, Bleicher/Golightly Gallery in Santa Monica, and LA Art Party.
Evolve Women Wisdom 2020 Artist Benefits
All accepted artists will participate in our art show and concert and receive:
- Listing on Lark Gallery’s website and Art Sales gallery
- One full page in a special issue of the Art & Beyond Magazine
- One collectible printed copy of this issue
First, Second, Third, and Fourth place winners will receive an award equal $350 from the publisher of Art & Beyond Magazine who will feature their art on the front, back, and inside covers.
Lark Gallery uses the conversations of color, shape, texture, and line to demonstrate that communication can be free of prejudice toward any language, religion, and philosophy. They apply this concept to their events including diverse international artists of all nationalities, races, and gender. Among the prominent exhibitors are persons with handicaps.
One of the modern philosophers said that only the wisdom and loving energy of women can safe our planet from the human and nature produced disasters. They bring our civilization up to a new level when humanity becomes associated with kindness to each other and mutual support of the different nations and religions and not the wars, gun violence, and hatred.
The role of women is crucial in the modern world in politics, economy, and human relations. The only way the women’s voices could be heard is if they themselves evolve to the next level of their human qualities and harmony inside them. Women have fought for their rights for many years. Now it is the time to realize that only the power of love without separation of men and women can can bring peace to our planet.
Women’s History Month At Lark Gallery
At the women’s history month Lark Gallery wants to not only show, as usual, women’s talents in art, music, and other creative fields, which are countless, but also to give women tools to develop their skills to live in inner harmony, be beautiful, peaceful and at the same time powerful in the society, acting from their open and forgiving heart. Besides the concert and art show, Lark Gallery is planning to have educational and creative workshops for women, woman’s support groups, rejuvenating yoga classes to teach women how to create and save physical and spiritual beauty, give them anti-aging tools, and teaching meditation classes. All of this will benefit not only women but also the community of West Hollywood.
About Lark Gallery
Lark Gallery is a portal for art, music, and poetry. Musicians and poets chose artworks in one of the online exhibitions that evoke their musical or poetic response. By clicking on those artworks, a viewer can simultaneously see art and listen music or poetry. It give double exposure to all creators.
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The Cowee Pottery School announces a call for artists for the Cowee Valley Pottery Festival. The festival will be held on May 23, 2020 in Franklin, NC, at the historic Cowee School Arts & Heritage Center. The event will include a juried pottery show and pottery sale on the green from 10 am-4 pm on Saturday.
Deadline: 31 Jan 2020
Each artist will receive a 10×20 booth space, which provides ample storage behind tent space. In the event of rain, the sale will move indoors. Artists will need to provide their own tent and fixtures. There will be onsite security after show hours. Submit a photo example of your booth setup when submitting your application & photos of your work.
Once the jury process is complete, all artists will be notified of standing by January 15. Payment of booth fee ($125) will be due no later than February 15. Cancel with refund no later than March 15, 2020.
Arrangements will be made, to the best of their ability, to provide artists with housing during the festival. This will include private homes, camping, and hotel discounts.
Cowee Valley Pottery Festival Artist Benefits
Artists are encouraged to attend an invitation-only VIP private exhibit and sale on Friday evening, May 22. This event will include artist meet and greets and a silent auction with canapes and beverages, providing an opportunity to show and sell exceptional work.
All potters will be eligible for Customer’s Choice cash awards, including Best Booth/Display, Most Informative Potter, and Most Beautiful Work.
Commissions to the promotors of 20% on Friday night reception sales only. All other sales are commission free.
About Cowee Pottery School
Cowee Pottery School is a non-profit organization located in the historic Cowee School Arts and Heritage Center. The Cowee School is a local hub for artists and craftspeople who are working to preserve heritage arts and crafts. The pottery school offers classes and community outreach to local schools and organizations.
Cowee Pottery School is a volunteer-driven organization. All classes are taught by volunteers, some of whom are certified Master Potters. All proceeds from this event will benefit the school, allowing the school to continue to operate and provide these services to local community and host the Cowee Valley Pottery Festival.
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The Miami Circle of Contemporary Art is pleased to announce the first International Annual Photography Competition and Juried Exhibition, Viewfinder, for emerging photographers. The objective is to explore the view of the artists as they see the world through their lenses, so there is no specific topic for this competition. Artworks will be judged based on creativity, excellence, composition, originality and artistic ability.
Deadline: 31 Aug 2019
The top artist submissions for Viewfinder will participate in the juried exhibition. The best pieces will be awarded first, second and third places, and honorable mentions if applicable. The first place will win a two month residency at the MCCA Gallery and an opportunity for an exhibition, along with national and international exposure, diploma, and award. Second and third places will win diploma and award. Honorable mentions will be given a diploma. All selected artwork will be in the heart of the Miami Design District where top buyers and stores are located and easily reached.
About Miami Circle Contemporary Art
The Miami Circle Contemporary Art is an art gallery located in the heart of the Miami Design District, the top district of Miami for art, shopping, and high end events and restaurants. The gallery is establishing a new way to show and sell art, not only focusing on the artist, but also welcoming all art in all their forms without discriminating artists by their trajectory or techniques.
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The d’Art Center in Norfolk, VA announces a call for artists for Strive, a national juried exhibition featuring art that highlights immigration in America and the long admired endeavor of obtaining the American dream. America was formed on immigrants seeking new opportunities, democracy, civil liberties, and religious and political freedom. The topic of immigration has been discussed in almost every news cast over the last two years. It continues to be at the center of much discussion and debate in the United States.
Deadline: 30 Jun 2019
Strive will feature work that depicts various topics surrounding American immigration throughout American history and in today’s society. It spans from those who initially came to the United States seeking the American dream (and those who currently are in the process of doing so today) to refugees looking for a safe haven. This exhibition is open to all 2D, 3D, fine art, and fine crafts. It is open to all artists living in the United States. You do not have to be an immigrant to submit work to the exhibition. This exhibition will be juried by Solomon Isekeije and curated by d’Art Center Staff.
Juror biography: Born in Lagos, Nigeria, Solomon Isekeije studied fine arts at Obafemi Awolowo University in the country’s Osun State. He studied sculpture with Agbola Folarin, printmaking with Bruce Onobrakeya, and wood carving with Lamidi Fakeye. Isekeije graduated with a Bachelors of Arts degree in 1992 and obtained his M.F.A. degree from Old Dominion University and Norfolk State University in 2002 with specializations in printmaking and mixed media. He is currently head of Norfolk State University’s Art Department. Isekeije’s works of art have been shown in juried exhibitions worldwide including Daegu City, South Korea, where he received the Distinguished Arts Award, and Tokyo, Japan.
The d’Art Center is Norfolk’s thirty-year-old art center. It includes working professional artist studios and provides a wide variety of exhibitions and programming open to the public. The d’Art Center is located in the NEON district of Norfolk. Strive awards: 1st place: $500, 2nd place: $300, and 3rd place: $150.
About d’Art Center
As Norfolk’s art center, the d’Art Center proudly serves the greater Hampton Roads area by connecting the community with the visual arts. A non-profit 501c(3), d’Art offers art education, programming, outreach, and events. Many of which are free and open to the public. D’Art houses studios occupied by professional resident artists working in a variety of media including painting, glass, ceramics, printmaking, and fiber art. Resident artists provide free, interactive demonstrations for the public.
Celebrating thirty years in 2016, d’Art was founded in 1986 at the College Place location in downtown Norfolk. Modeled after the Torpedo Factory Art Center in Alexandria, Virginia, part of d’Art’s mission from the onset was to include working artists’ studios. In 2005, the d’Art Center relocated to the historic Selden Arcade, continuing a legacy as a vibrant arts organization. The d’Art Center remained at the Selden Arcade for the next ten years.
After the Selden Arcade suffered damage from an explosion in April 2015, the d’Art Center moved to the New Energy of Norfolk (NEON) Arts District. Currently across from the Chrysler Museum of Art, d’Art@Duke reopened to public in March 2016.
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