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Waterloo Arts Juried Exhibition 2020 (Cleveland, OH) – Call For Artists

Waterloo Arts Juried Exhibition 2020 (Cleveland, OH) – Call For Artists

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.

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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.

For more information, contact gallery@waterlooarts.org.

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Cowee Valley Pottery Festival (Franklin, NC) – Call For Artists

Cowee Valley Pottery Festival (Franklin, NC) – Call For Artists

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.

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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.

For more information, contact contact@coweepotteryschool.org.

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Watercolor Expressions (Martinsburg, WV) – Call For Artists

Watercolor Expressions (Martinsburg, WV) – Call For Artists

Berkeley Arts Council, Martinsburg, WV is pleased to announce a call for artists for a national juried watercolor exhibit, ‘Watercolor Expressions” to open May 20, 2020 at the Berkeley Art Works, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg. The exhibit is open to all artists using watercolor as a critical component of their work. This includes portraits, figures, landscapes, still lifes, animals, abstracts, and floral themes. The exhibit will open May 20, 2020 at the Berkeley Art Works, 116 N Queen Street in Martinsburg and will be on display until July 4, 2020. There will be a reception and awards presentation at the gallery on Sunday, May 31 from 2 – 4 pm.

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Deadline: 15 Apr 2020

The exhibit is open to all watercolor artists throughout the continental United States over the age of 18. Entries must be original works of art that have been completed within the last three (3) years, and have not been previously exhibited in the Berkeley Art Works.

Juror: Nationally and internationally known artist and workshop instructor, Lynn Ferris, AWS, NWS, will be the juror of this exhibit. Ms. Ferris is a signature member of the American Watercolor Society, National Watercolor Society, and Florida Watercolor Society.

Watercolor Expressions Artist Benefits

A prize fund of $1,000 will be distributed among Best in Show, Merit Awards, and Honorable Mention awards. For selected artists, this is an excellent chance to receive recognition from their peers as well as the local and regional news media.

The exhibit will receive promotion and publicity throughout the Eastern Panhandle region including Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and Washington DC through the Berkeley Arts Council’s communication infrastructure, including local and regional media, Berkeley Arts Bulletin email, website, and social media.

About Berkeley Arts Council

The Berkeley Art Works, a project of the Berkeley Arts Council, is the realization of the long-held dream of the arts community in Martinsburg and Berkeley County West Virginia to have a community-based arts facility that supports local and regional artists; brings quality arts experiences for the members of the public; and provides a wide range of arts learning experiences for local residents, artists, and artisans.

The gallery supports an artist cooperative and sponsors numerous exhibits over the year, including national and regional juried exhibits and curated exhibits supporting local artists and students. The Berkeley Arts Council supports a robust program of art instruction for adults.

For more information, contact berkeleyartswv@gmail.com.

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Art And Earth Juried Exhibit 2020 (Martinsburg, WV) – Call For Artists

Art And Earth Juried Exhibit 2020 (Martinsburg, WV) – Call For Artists

The Berkeley Arts Council in Martinsburg, West Virginia is pleased to announce the Tenth Annual Art and Earth Juried Art Exhibit 2020. The exhibit has the theme ‘Art and Earth: My Art – My World.’ Entries should reflect the artist’s view of nature, the environment, or reflect an Earth Day related theme. Any medium or technique, 2-dimension or 3-dimension, is acceptable.

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Deadline: 26 Feb 2020

The exhibit will open April 1, 2020 in the Berkeley Art Works, 116 North Queen Street in Martinsburg. The exhibit will be on display through May 16, 2020. There will be a reception at the gallery on Sunday, April 5 from 2-4pm.

The exhibition is open to all visual artists throughout the continental United States over the age of 18 in all media. Entries must be original works of art that have been completed within the last three (3) years, and have not been previously exhibited in The Berkeley Art Works.

Juror: The juror for the 2020 exhibit is Janis Goodman, Professor of Fine Art, Corcoran School of the Arts & Design, The George Washington University, Washington, DC.

Entry fee: The entry fee for the exhibit is $35 for the first two works. Artists may submit one or two additional works for $10 each for a maximum of four works.

Art And Earth Juried Exhibit 2020 Artist Benefits

The selected artists will receive recognition from their peers as well as the local and regional news media. A prize fund of $1,000 will be distributed among Best in Show, Merit Awards, and Honorable Mention awards. The exhibit will receive promotion and publicity throughout the region through the Berkeley Arts Council’s communication infrastructure, including local and regional media, Berkeley Arts Bulletin email, website, and social media.

The Art and Earth Juried Exhibit has grown in status and the artists will share in that status locally, regionally, and nationally. When the Berkeley Arts Council initiated this exhibit 10 years ago, their intent was to provide a meaningful platform for artists who appreciate nature and the environment to express their feelings through their art.

About Berkeley Arts Council

The Berkeley Art Works, a project of the Berkeley Arts Council, is the realization of the long-held dream of the arts community in Martinsburg and Berkeley County West Virginia to have a community-based arts facility that supports local and regional artists; brings quality arts experiences for the members of the public; and provides a wide range of arts learning experiences for local residents, artists, and artisans. The gallery supports an artist cooperative and sponsors numerous exhibits over the year, including national and regional juried exhibits, and curated exhibit supporting local artists and students. The Berkeley Arts Council also supports a robust program of art instruction for adults.

For more information, contact berkeleyartswv@gmail.com.

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Osceola Fall Art Festival 2015 – Call for Artists

The 2015 Osceola Fall Art Festival is a juried art show for fine artists that will take place November 14th and 15th in beautiful historic downtown Kissimmee.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 15 Aug 2015

The two-day free event features over 100 artists from across the country, live entertainment, side walk chalk, children’s activities, and those ever popular food trucks. And best of all, the event is centered along the charming brick streets of Kissimmee’s historic shopping and dining district. Last year approximately 8,000 visitors attended the event.

The show offers $20,000 in cash prizes for competing artists and $15,000 in Art Patron purchases:

  • (1) $1,500 Best of show in 2-D
  • (1) $1,500 Best of show in 3-D
  • (2) $1000 Juror’s awards
  • (15) $1000 Awards of excellence

Osceola Arts serves as the local art agency for Osceola County. Each year we produce over 150 performing and visual arts events including Broadway shows, art exhibits, concerts, and children’s theater. We also offer a wide range of music, theater, dance and art classes for both children and adults.

For more information, contact marilyn@osceolaarts.org.

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OPA’s 2015 Salon Show – Call for Artists

Oil Painters of America will hold its second Salon Show of Representational Oil Paintings, October 8th through November 5, 2015 at Beverly McNeil Gallery in Birmingham, Alabama.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 31 Jul 2015

Awards will be given with a total value estimated in excess of $12,000 in cash and merchandise.

Salon Show entry fee: $30 for the first entry, $15 for the second. Maximum Size Unframed: 320 square inches.

To enter, artists must reside in the U.S., Canada or Mexico and be a current member of OPA at an annual fee of $70. OPA is currently accepting 2015 member applications.

Awards will be given in excess of $12,000 in cash and merchandise.

Dedicated to preserving and promoting excellence in representational art, Oil Painters of America’s primary mission is to advance the cause of traditional, representational fine art by drawing attention to the lasting value of fine drawing, color, composition and the appreciation of light.

Through our national and regional shows, educational programs, scholarships and marketing efforts, OPA has become a leader in the art community and a driving force in the new Renaissance.

For more information, contact lpusch@oilpaintersofamerica.com.

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OPA’s Eastern Regional Juried Exhibition – Call for Artists

Oil Painters of America will hold its annual Eastern Regional Exhibition of Representational Oil Paintings, November 6 through December 5, 2015 at Eckert & Ross Fine Art in Indianapolis, Indiana.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 31 Jul 2015

Approximately 9 awards will be given with a total value estimated at $11,500, including a $4,000 Best of Show. Juror of Awards is renowned artist Charles Cox OPAM.

Eastern Exhibition entry fee: $30 for the first entry, $15 for the second. Maximum Size Unframed: 720 square inches.

To enter, artists must reside in the eastern region of the U.S., Canada or Mexico and be a current member of OPA at an annual fee of $70. OPA is currently accepting 2015 member applications.

Dedicated to preserving and promoting excellence in representational art, Oil Painters of America’s primary mission is to advance the cause of traditional, representational fine art by drawing attention to the lasting value of fine drawing, color, composition and the appreciation of light.

Through our national and regional shows, educational programs, scholarships and marketing efforts, OPA has become a leader in the art community and a driving force in the new Renaissance.

For more information, contact mail@oilpaintersofamerica.com.

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