IMAGO Foundation for the Arts (IFA) seeks artwork that address ideas regarding protest. Art of Protest is IFA’s 12th annual open juried exhibit.
Deadline: 3 Sept 2017
Style and materials can range from conventional to cutting-edge, limited only by the artist’s creativity. IFA is not accepting video art or time-based works for this juried exhibit. The entry fee is $50 for up to three (3) images. Each additional image is $10 per image. All entry fees are non-refundable and must be paid by the entry deadline. Acceptance is not guaranteed.
2017 Juror: Stephen Fisher
On view: November 2 – December 3, 2017
Artist Reception on November 3rd, 2017,6:00-8:00 pm
Art of Protest Artist Benefits
- Cash Awards, $1000 for Best in Show
- Acceptance to the exhibit allows artists to exhibit artwork that was created for protest in one way or another
- It is a juried exhibit not a vanity exhibit
- The juror is a respected and well known practicing artist
- Possible PR reviews in regional publications
- The reception is open and free to the viewing public
About IMAGO Foundation for the Arts
Imago Foundation for the Arts is a non profit organization, 501 (c) 3. The Foundation supports community involvement in a wide range of cultural activities related to the arts. IFA provides space for artists and those interested in the arts to gather, explore, and celebrate creativity.
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Salem Arts Association announces a call for artists for Uncommon Threads, an exhibition that redefines the use of fibers in art. This exhibit goes way beyond the quilting of old.
Deadline: 25 Jun 2017
In this exhibition, Salem Arts challenge artists to discover new inspirations using fibers, fabrics, textiles, and inventive weaving.
Fiber art refers to fine art material which consists of natural or synthetic fiber such as fabric, plastics, wire, thread, or yarn as well as other less likely components. It focuses on the use of materials and the artist’s skill and labor as part of the works’ significance. Priority of aesthetic is valued over utility. Salem Arts welcomes artistic interpretation of the theme from assemblages to installations, wall hangings, and wearable art.
Submission Fees: Salem Arts members fee is $5.00 per artwork. Non-members fee is $10.00 per submission. Artists may submit up to three artworks.
Uncommon Threads Artist Benefits
The Salem Arts Galleries are the newest and most diverse art exhibition space in Salem. The galleries and shop enjoy high exposure in the location in a landmark former church at The Bridge At 211 center.
Our guest judge is Michele Fandel Bonner, a renowned fiber artist. Bonner will select submissions for awards.
- 1st Prize: $100
- 2nd Prize: $75
- 3rd Prize: $50
- Plus Honorable Mentions
Participating artists will only pay 20% to 40% commissions on sales. Non-member artists are not required to volunteer. They are subject to a 40% sales commission. Member artist sales commission is 20%.
About Salem Arts Association
In 2017, Salem Arts Association found a new home at The Bridge at 211 in Salem, MA. This facility provides Salem Arts with excellent gallery exhibition space, a gallery shop, workshop area, event facilities as well as unprecedented exhibition and learning opportunities. The new home allows Salem Arts to take advantage of performance and event space available at The Bridge and better deliver their mission, “To bring art, in all its forms, to the community and bring the community, in all its diversity, to the arts in Salem, Massachusetts.”
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Cambridge Art Association announces a call for artists for their 2017 National Prize Show.
Deadline: 9 Feb 2017
Open to artists age 18 and older living and working in the USA, open to all media. All work will be juried from digital images submitted through Slideroom.
- Fees: $25 for Current CAA Members | $40 for Not-Yet Members
- Juried by Nick Capasso, Director Fitchburg Art Museum
- Exhibition Dates | May 18 – June 23, 2017
- Opening Reception | Thursday, May 18, 6-8pm at both gallery locations, awards presented at 7pm at the Kathryn Schultz Gallery.
- Artwork must have been created within the past five years
- Work must be original, no reproductions
- All work submitted must be available for exhibition dates
- Artwork that has been accepted into a CAA show within the past 2-years will not be considered
- Artwork must be gallery ready
- All wall mounted work must be wired for hanging (or note method of presentation upon Slideroom entry).
- Diptychs/triptychs are considered as a single work and must be entered as a single jpeg
- Total weight of any work must not exceed 50lbs
- Please contact CAA with questions regarding work over 72 inches on longest side
Accepted artists will be posted on the Cambridge Art Association website on March 3, 2017 after 5pm. No phone calls please. Delivery details will be shared with artists upon acceptance.
2017 National Prize Show awards:
- Best in show: $1,500
- First prize: $750
- Second prize: $500
- Three juror’s choice awards: $100 each
Since 1944, the Cambridge Art Association (CAA) has been committed to exhibiting and promoting the work of regional, New England artists. It is the mission of the CAA to build a vibrant community through visual art by connect individuals and facilitate dialogue among artists and art lovers. To accomplish this, CAA exhibits quality works of art and engages art enthusiasts and collectors. CAA provides educational opportunities to its members and others to enhance their skills as artists and promote the appreciation of visual art. Their focus is an already outstanding exhibition program and a goal to offer new venues to local artists.
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The Emmanuel College Art Department announces a call for artists for the Emmanuel College Artist Residency 2017.
Deadline: 1 Feb 2017
Emmanuel College Art Department offers an eight-week artists residency to four artists each summer. The residency supports a diverse group of artists, providing time and space for artists to develop their work.
We award a residency to one individual from each of four categories: ceramics, photography, printmaking, and social justice. We strive to foster a supportive environment to achieve creative and artistic excellence. The residency plays an important role in advancing the visual arts on the Emmanuel campus, providing an important educational program on contemporary art accessible to students, staff, and faculty. Residents should be willing to support and interact with each other, students, and faculty.
The residency defines Emmanuel College as a leader in the visual arts and brings greater visibility to that leadership role beyond the confines of the College.
Artists receive a $1000 stipend, housing for 8 weeks, and space and time to develop their work.
Emmanuel College is located in the heart of Boston, MA. Artists are able to enjoy the city, museums, and galleries.
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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.
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).
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The Mother Brook Arts and Community Center’s (MBACC) announces a call for artists for the Fall Open Studios 2016.
Deadline: 18 Sept 2016
The Fall Open Studios 2016 will be held Saturday November 12 (11 – 5) and Sunday November 13 (11 – 5). In addition to the 35+ resident artists, visiting artists are invited to apply to participate in the Fall Open Studios at MBACC. Participation is juried.
The MBACC fall and spring Open Studios attract consistently well over 1,000 visitors from the New England region. Artists retain all proceeds from their sales in their booth and from the Open Studios Exhibition.
MBACC is a vital and burgeoning art center in Dedham, MA. Housed in the former Avery School, it is the creative home of over 35 resident artists including photographers, painters, fiber artists, sculptors, ceramicists, illustrators, MetalMorphosis Silversmithing Studio, and the Dedham School of Music.
For more information, contact openstudios@motherbrookarts.
Dedham Square Artist Guild announces a call for artists for Still Life / Life Still.
Deadline: 15 Apr 2016
Explore still life in a traditional approach by studying objects arranged in a balanced composition; or, where objects are caught in their natural surroundings and documented. Show us how you see still life / life still.
There will be a special exhibition hosted at the Dedham Community Theatre with a scheduled opening reception on Thursday, May 5th at 6-8 PM.
Founded in October 2011, Dedham Square Artist Guild is Dedham’s first artist cooperative, owned and operated by its members. We provide members of the cooperative a home for their work and opportunities to connect with the community, while striving to enrich the cultural life of all residents through classes, workshops, art openings, and more. The collection of work at the Guild encompasses a diverse style of art including painting, photography, pottery, jewelry, monotype, wood, glass, textile, and more.
For more information, contact dedhamguild.submissions@gmail.
Aigner/Prensky Marketing Group is looking for local and regional artists to be part of the 12th Annual Art on the Green at The Pinehills.
Deadline: 30 Mar 2016
This year, Art on the Green will take place on Saturday, June 18, 2016 from 10am to 4pm with a rain date on Sunday, June 19, 2016.
This free event will feature the work of more than 85 local and regional artists, all under tents on the beautiful Village Green ensuring that attendees will be shaded and dry.