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Artist Made Gifts – Call For Artists

Artist Made Gifts – Call For Artists

Mason Fine Art announces a call for artists for Artist Made Gifts, a holiday art fair in Atlanta, Georgia, November 23 – 25, 2018. The participating artists will be mainly art and contemporary craft.

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Deadline: 19 Nov 2018

Artist Made Gifts participation is limited to 60 artists. Wide range of price points in this show. The exhibition space will be divided into 8 ft. x 8 ft. sections (it will not be pipe and draped). The fee for entry will be $500. This will include the space, signage, and, if desired, a table, chairs, waste basket, power, and signage at no additional cost. The gallery is well lit with tract lighting. For an extra fee of $50, use the wall space in the booth area. The choice of booth space is on a first come first served basis; however, the Mason Gallery retains the right to change space if necessary.

The show will be publicized through full-page ads in Atlanta Magazine and the Atlantan, spots on NPR, and social media reach.

About Mason Fine Art

Located in Atlanta’s Armour Junction near the Sweetwater Design District and just minutes from Midtown and Buckhead, Mason Fine Art’s focus is a continually evolving selection of high quality contemporary works. In addition, Mason Fine Art showcases work of emerging artists and facilitates their artistic development. The gallery features three large exhibition spaces that provide for intimate experiences and views of large format two- and three-dimensional works. Mason Fine Art welcomes private and corporate collectors as well as professionals from the decorative arts community.

For more information, contact David@redground.land.

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Deck The Halls Exhibition – Call For Artists

Deck The Halls Exhibition – Call For Artists

Gallery North of Setauket, Long Island invites artists to submit artwork for their annual holiday exhibition, Deck the Halls. This exhibition focuses on small works for holiday gift giving.

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Deadline: 27 Oct 2017

Artists are invited to submit one festive piece to Deck the Halls for a fee of $10, or 2 pieces for $15. Artwork should not exceed 20 inches in any dimension. Submissions will be accepted through Friday, October 27, 2017. Artists will be notified of acceptance via email no later than October 31.

Each year, Gallery North features up to 10 exhibitions that are promoted extensively with postcard mailings to patrons and businesses, local and regional newspaper advertisements, radio ads, and social media posts. All exhibitions have an opening reception with complimentary wine and snacks. Exhibiting artists are encouraged to join the celebration as they are always well-attended. Events provide a chance to network with other artists and possibly meet patrons looking to purchase the work of local artists.

About Gallery North

Gallery North is a not-for-profit gallery promoting the finest contemporary regional art and craft. It is located in the beautiful and historic area of Setauket, Long Island. Established in 1965, Gallery North focuses on contemporary art in a variety of disciplines, including painting, drawing, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, digital art, and film. Exhibits explore the diversity and vitality of the arts on Long Island. Classes, workshops, excursions, talks, and annual festivals involve community members in the lively process of art making. With the addition of the Community Art Center,  Gallery North continues to provide the community with a diverse selection of educational programming including ArTalks, Art Ventures, Art Abilities, and Art Works.

Gallery North showcases the vibrant creativity of artists and craftspeople from Long Island and nearby regions. It is not just a gallery, but also a community. Artists have opportunities to show and get feedback on work while growing and developing their skills and vision. Among the various shows, there is a good balance of representational and traditional work as well as abstract, experimental, and conceptual work. This attracts a wide audience from across Long Island and NYC.

For more information, contact exhibitions@gallerynorth.org.

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2nd Annual Holiday Boutique – Call for Artists

David Adler Music and Arts Center is now accepting applications for the 2nd Annual Holiday Boutique to held November 5-6.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 19 Sept 2016

We welcome fine artists, craftspeople, and artisan food vendors. The juried 2nd Annual Holiday Boutique will feature a highly-curated group of 25 vendors.

Artists will have the opportunity to display their work in the historic home of architect, David Adler. The family friendly, free-entry boutique will draw attendees from the Lake County area and beyond.

2nd Annual Holiday Boutique

The David Adler Music and Arts Center is a 501(c)(3) organization founded in 1980 to achieve three interrelated goals 1) art education, 2) cultural programming and 3) the care, renovation, and interpretation of the home and artifacts of noted architect David Adler.

For more information, contact tanya@adlercenter.org.

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Holiday Stroll 2016 – Call for Artists

The Cultural Alliance of Medfield invites artists, designers, and creative and culinary entrepreneurs to apply for the Holiday Stroll 2016 event, part of the longstanding annual town wide carol sing and tree lighting.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 19 Aug 2016

Applications will be juried. Approximately fifty artists will be invited to display and sell their work at one of three indoor locations. All locations are within a two block walk on the same street as the tree lighting and merchants serving hot chocolate outside. This is a well-attended family friendly event showcasing locally and regionally handmade goods.

The Cultural Alliance promotes, supports, and nurtures artists and cultural organizations in Medfield. We have successfully lobbied for, and achieved, an annual town appropriation to our state funding and are pursuing new cultural development at the former Medfield State Hospital (134 acres/35 buildings).

For more information, contact info@medfieldculture.org.

Holiday Stroll 2016

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Holiday Art Market – Call for Artists

Take part in Pacific Art League’s Holiday Art Market.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 12 Nov 2015

To apply, submit a digital portfolio of 5-8 works priced between $25 and $1000. All fine art media including ceramics and glass are encouraged to apply. Artists who are selected will display all of the works submitted in their digital portfolio, and may be asked to bring in additional work as pieces sell. Pacific Art League will be open on select weekends and extended holiday hours.

Open to all media except video and installation.

Entry fee: Members: $40 Non-members: $50 (per portfolio of 5-8 works)

Juror: Marianne McGrath, Curator, NUMU Los Gatos. Marianne McGrath is Curator of Art at New Museum Los Gatos (NUMU). Her passion for art and art education motivates her work as a curator, teacher and art historian. Prior to her position at NUMU, she served as Education Curator and Associate Art Curator at The Museums of Los Gatos. Her professional experience includes work as an independent curator, art historian, teacher and designer.  Ms. McGrath has a Bachelor’s Degree in Art and holds a Master of Arts in Art History from SJSU.

Dedicated to sustaining the great tradition of promoting art, training emerging artists and enriching lives in the San Francisco Peninsula since 1921, the Pacific Art League currently enrolls over 2,100 students of all ages, backgrounds and skill levels in classes taught by a faculty of 60 experienced artists at its downtown Palo Alto location. The gallery showcases monthly juried exhibits as well as other selected work by local artists. The League also offers summer art camps for youth and regular special events for art lovers as part of the growing vibrant art scene in the area.

For more information, contact anna@pacificartleague.org.

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stART at the Street – Call for Artists

stART at the Station is accepting applications to its winter event at Union Station in Worcester, MA on 12/6.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 16 Oct 2015

This is our tenth year and we have quite a following. Thousands of people come to shop for locally made, unique gifts for the holiday season.

stART at the Street is a volunteer-run event that promotes local shopping in the city.

For more information, contact info@startonthestreet.org.

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