Quad City Arts invites artists residing within a 250-mile radius of the Quad Cities to submit a proposal for a gallery exhibition in one of our two gallery spaces during 2017-18.
Deadline: 11 Sept 2016
All media will be considered. There is no cost to enter. Artists who have exhibited at one of Quad City Arts’ galleries within the past two years will be considered for exhibition in the alternate space.
Cohesive bodies of work are highly desirable. You are welcome to enter as an individual or as part of a group. Please keep in mind that the purpose of the exhibition is to not only show your work but to further your career through sales of your work. If selected, most of the work exhibited should be for sale.
Notification of acceptance by 15 October, 2016.
Quad City Arts is a nonprofit local arts agency dedicated to enriching the quality of life in the Quad City region through the arts. The Quad City Arts Center Gallery is located at 1715 Second Avenue in the Arts and Entertainment District of Rock Island, Illinois.
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Arts in Bartlett announces a call for artists for the Bartlett Festival of the Arts.
Deadline: 1 Apr 2016
The juried arts festival offers the work of returning and new artists in a wide range of 2-D and 3-D media including paintings, photography, fiber, sculpture, glass, jewelry, wood, and more. Those applying by March 10 get an early-bird, discounted jury and booth space fee.
The festival includes nonstop entertainment on the main stage, children’s art activities, and food. In addition, the culinary arts and literary arts will be added to this year’s event.
This is a locally produced event which is much anticipated by the community (not a commercial producer). Free breakfast both mornings. Price money for 1st place 2-D and 3-D, Mayor’ Prize, Best of Show, People’s Choice, and several Excellence Awards. Each media cannot exceed 25% of the show.
Arts in Bartlett is a 14-year old 501c3 all-volunteer organization with a downtown Arts Center and gallery, children’s art studio, piano, cello, violin, and voice studios.
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Art & Beyond Studio is accepting applications to be published and exhibited with Art & Beyond Print Edition Magazine at the Art! Vancouver Fair 2016.
Deadline: 21 Mar 2016
Artists whom apply for the exhibition will be published in the Art & Beyond Print Edition and promoted to galleries, museums, and art consultants.
Art & Beyond is a promotional service for artists in the form of both an online and print edition magazine which is distributed to galleries, museums, and art consultants.
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The Ragdale Foundation offers creative professionals of the highest caliber an inspiring, supportive environment where they can produce enduring, inventive works. More than 150 residencies and fellowships are now offered annually to creative professionals of all types, making Ragdale one of the largest interdisciplinary artists’ communities in the country.
Deadline: 15 May 2016
Each session, 13 artists-in-residence experience uninterrupted time for dedicated work on a 5-acre historic campus beside a beautiful 50-acre prairie, 30 miles north of Chicago. With live/work studios, all meals provided, and unmatched staff support, Ragdale lets artists focus on what’s most important: creating new work.
Time and space
- 18- or 25-day residency sessions
- Private room
- Personal studio spaces for visual artists
- 24-hour access to studio and communal spaces
- Attentive staff
- Family-style dinners prepared by Chef Linda
- Opportunities to share work with and to gain feedback from other residents
- Easy access to the cultural resources of Chicago and Milwaukee
- Library of past resident works
- Historic home and garden
- Creative atmosphere, surrounded by peers
- 50-acre native prairie
- Recreational access to gym, beach, biking and walking paths
The Ragdale Foundation is a nonprofit artists’ community located on the former country estate of architect Howard Van Doren Shaw.
More than 150 residencies and fellowships are now offered annually to creative professionals of all types, making Ragdale one of the largest interdisciplinary artists’ communities in the country. Ragdale residents represent a cross-section of ages, cultures, experience, and mediums, for a diverse and vibrant community.
In each session, 13 artists-in-residence enjoy uninterrupted time for work, a supportive environment, dynamic artist exchanges, 50 acres of idyllic prairie, and a family-style dinner each evening.
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Local Goods Chicago is home to over 100+ artists who create handmade works of art and that live and work in the Chicagoland area and Illinois. We rent space to artists and also accept consignment sales.
Local Goods Chicago is open 6 days a week and will promote you and your artwork through our Facebook page, website, and local community – The Edgebrook Community on the northwest side of Chicago is very supportive of Local Goods Chicago.
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