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Viewfinder (Miami, FL) – Call For Artists

Viewfinder (Miami, FL) – Call For Artists

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.

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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.

For more information, contact events@mccartmiami.com.

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South Miami Art Festival – Call For Artists

South Miami Art Festival – Call For Artists

ChamberSOUTH, the chamber of commerce for greater south Miami-Dade, announces a call for artists for the 46th annual South Miami Art Festival.

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Deadline: 5 Aug 2017

The event will include over 100 artists from around the world representing media such as ceramics and clay, digital art, textiles, glass, jewelry and metalwork, two-dimensional mixed media, three-dimensional mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking and drawing, sculpture, and wood. This event starts the Art Basel season.

About ChamberSOUTH

As a chamber of commerce, ChamberSOUTH strives to improve the lives of our citizens by enhancing their economic welfare. They act as a leading advocate for businesses by stimulating growth and shielding local economies from deterioration. They give thier members an edge over the competition by providing them with unique benefits. Chamber South has become an effective voice for the business community due in part to our valuable committees and task forces. We provide our members with the opportunities essential to business such as various networking events, information updates, and discounted services.

For more information, contact emcoordinator@chambersouth.com.

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ARTundressed 2016 Nude Art Exhibition – Call for Artists

The ARTundressed 2016 international art exhibition is now opened to artists from any part of the world.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 8 Apr 2016

We are looking for work in all disciplines exerting a high level of creativity in the nude art form including visual and performance art, film/video, and literary works.

Each artist is allowed to submit up to 5 entries for consideration, with a possibility of 0 – 5 submission(s) to be selected by the jurors/curators of the art exhibition.

The best artwork in each category to be published in a high quality coffee table art book in 2017.

ARTundressed 2016

ARTundressed celebrates the artistic, humorous, and sensual aspects of creative nude art both in visual and performance arts. Since its inception, this event has toured many different countries and numerous cities all over the world including Miami, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Dallas, and Berlin (Germany) as well as Montreal and Toronto (Canada). The collection of exhibited artworks is always top-notch, showcasing some of today most talented, creative, renowned artists and photographers. To differentiate our event, we go through a very calculated and selective process to feature top artists exhibiting some of the best nude art that exert the highest level of creativity.

For more information, contact info@artundressed.com.

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Starry Night Residency Program – Call for Artists

The Starry Night Residency Program provides artists, writers, and curators the opportunity to live and work within a small, creative community.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 19 Feb 2016

Located in the downtown historic hot springs district of Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, the program is a place where our participants can find quiet solitude and focus on their work. In operation from May through September, residencies are a minimum of 1 week and a maximum of 8 weeks. The residency includes a private, fully furnished apartment with private bathroom and kitchen, shared studio space, and courtyard with gardens, barbecue, and campfire area. Emerging artists, writers, and arts administrators are encouraged to apply. Participants may apply to bring their partners or a creative team member for the duration of their residency. There is no application fee.

1. Artists accepted into the residency program will have the option of being included in our third edition of Artists to Look Out For, published in paperback and digital editions, and will be available for distribution via Amazon, Lulu Press, and Kindle in December 2016.

2. Artists accepted into the residency program will have the opportunity to enroll in our online professional practices program, Artist Resources & Tools, at an 80% discount. Standard enrollment fees for the 8 week course are $995, but artists who are accepted into the residency program have the option to enroll in the self study or the interactive, guided course beginning in the Spring of 2016 for only $195. This program is geared towards visual artists, but the course content can be applied to other disciplines as well.

Starry Night is dedicated to the advancement of artists through multiple programs that nurture and support their careers. This includes the programs mentioned above, as well as the Starry Night Exposure program, which brings the work of contemporary, emerging artists to Miami for exhibition during Art Basel Miami. The Exposure program is for serious visual artists who wish to gain rapid exposure at the largest art fair in the Americas. This opportunity is exclusively for working artists who are looking to secure relationships with galleries, dealers, and collectors in the high traffic environment of Art Basel Miami, while developing their professional presentation for a successful career in the arts.

For more information, contact info@starrynightretreat.com.

Starry Night Residency Program

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ArtSlant Prize 2015 – Call for Artists

Submit your work today to enter the ArtSlant Prize 2015 competition.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 16 Oct 2015

Just $3 enters one of your works into our site-wide competition.

If your work is selected, you become a Showcase Winner and enter Premium Placement ($20). This advances you in the ArtSlant Prize competition to the Juried Round where your work receives a ton of exposure and is reviewed by our panel of expert jurors.

Jurors for the final round:

  • Bob and Roberta Smith, Artist
  • Mark Beasley, Curator for Performa
  • Óscar Florit, Director of L21 Gallery

A rotating panel of leading gallerists and art professionals reviews the Showcase Winners and select one artist to advance from each of the following categories: painting, photography, mixed-media, abstract, sculpture, drawing, new-media, installation, and student. Juried winners have the option to sell their work through ArtSlant on Amazon.com

Four Juried Winners are selected for the ArtSlant Prize each Fall. Winners receive cash prizes and get their work exhibited in Miami during Art Basel Miami Beach.

  • 1st Place: $3000
  • 2nd Place: $1000
  • 3rd Place: $500
  • Student: $500

Up for grabs are great exposure, exhibition and sales opportunities including inclusion in our brand new Amazon Art Sales Platform – not to mention cash prizes for selected ArtSlant Prize winners.

Premium Placement promotes your work around the ArtSlant website including on the homepage, the artshow, and on our social media accounts.

The ArtSlant Prize, now in its 7th year, is given to emerging and mid-career artists that exhibit great potential and commitment to their artistic practice and whose work helps advance contemporary aesthetic, conceptual, and political discourses.
As part of this program, three to four winners are selected each year to exhibit at a major art fair in the United States; for the last three years, that fair has been Aqua Art Miami.

Over the course of the year, our users submit their work to be reviewed by a panel of jurors comprised of renowned gallerists, curators, arts professionals and artists. From each round, 9 Juried Winners are selected. In the fall, from this pool of exceptional artists, the winners of the ArtSlant Prize are selected. One winner will receive a purchase award and one of their works will enter the ArtSlant Collection.

ArtSlant is a multimedia platform committed to providing a social perspective on art. Founded in Los Angeles in 2007 by the late Georgia Fee, ArtSlant aims to bridge the gaps between the art world, its media, and the community. Art is intertwined with our shared human experience and is a fundamental force for galvanizing sincere communal action; for that reason, we believe in supporting art that relates to today’s most crucial issues, from racial, social, economic, and gender inequalities to environmental concerns.

For more information, contact artslant_info@artslant.com.

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Caribe Arts Fest 2015 – Call for Artists

The Little Haiti Culture Complex, located in Miami, Florida is scheduled to host the 3rd Annual Caribe Arts Fest that celebrates art, music, food, film and other culture as expressed through artistic expression from the US, Latin America and Caribbean regions between October 23 – 25, 2015.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 15 Oct 2015

5000 attendees for sales.

The American Art Initiative (AAI) was established to support the development and expansion of the arts by maintaining an exchange of talent and creativity for cultural, social, and economic viability. Our team consists of artists who understand the needs of artists. The main aim is to create positive representation of independent artists, create support and outlets that develop leadership for progressive living.

For more information, contact caribeartsfest@gmail.com.

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Square Foot Art Basel Miami 3 – Call for Artists

Projects Gallery announces a call for artists for its third edition of Square Foot Art Basel Miami.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 6 Nov 2015

Open to all artists in all medias. All works (including framing) must not exceed the allotted space of 12″x12″, and the retail price should not exceed $1,000.

The first 100 artists to apply are guaranteed a minimum of one piece in the exhibition. In addition, 24 artists will be selected for inclusion in the gallery’s exhibition at the Aqua Art Fair at the Aqua Hotel, Miami Beach, FL December 2-6, 2015. This truly democratic method eliminates the process of judging and allows the public to decide on the quality of the art. It permits artists who would not have any other means to be on display during one of the world’s largest art events.

Since its inception in Philadelphia in 2004, Projects Gallery has always reached out in unusual ways to work with artists and the arts community. Past collaborations have involved the Philadelphia Mural Arts Program, the Brandywine Workshop & Archives, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, art student shows from local colleges, and so forth.

For more information, contact info@projectsgallery.com.

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44th Annual ChamberSOUTH South Miami Art Festival

ChamberSOUTH South Miami Art Festival seeks artists to be part of our fine art and fine craft festival in the heart of South Miami on the first weekend of November.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 31 Jul 2015

50,000+ attendees over the course of the weekend.

Awards: Best in Show receives $1,000. In each category with 3 or more participating artists, First Prize receives $400. In each category with 10 or more participating artists, Second Prize receives $200 and Third Prize receives $100. In addition to cash and ribbons, all award recipients will be honored with non-juried invitations to next year’s show.

The annual ChamberSOUTH South Miami Art Festival is produced by ChamberSOUTH, the chamber of commerce for greater south Miami-Dade. Our goal is to continue to provide our community with a quality fine art show that will both stimulate the local economy and increase the awareness of the arts. Visit our HQ booth at the intersection of Sunset Drive and SW 58th Avenue.

For more information, contact art@chambersouth.com.

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Irreversible – Call for Artists

IRREVERSIBLE is constantly searching for new ideas to bring to our audience. We are accepting proposals to become part of our 2015 season programming, we welcome artists and collectives from around the world practicing in any form of media.

Call for artists application

Deadline: Ongoing

Open to all professional artists from all backgrounds: emerging, mid career, established, national, and international artists over 18 years of age.

Eligible Media: painting, sculpture, ceramics, textile, photography, mixed media, digital art, installations, earth art, video, and performance.

We welcome oversize work, assemblages, performances, and installations; however, it requires that artwork meets all specifications and be delivered, installed and removed by the artist (or their agent) upon arrangement with IRREVERSIBLE staff. All work requiring electricity must auto on/off with the line power.

IRREVERSIBLE is a multidisciplinary collective for emerging and established artists and creatives. IRREVERSIBLE makes buying and collecting art accessible and affordable. Many of our artists and collaboration with galleries and Art Fairs have succeeded outside of the traditional format, emerging through all backgrounds we deal with cutting-edge formats, that are viewed as one of the most influential exhibition platform of our era. Our Projects and Magazine have become breeding grounds for cutting edge exhibitions. Our versatility provides a platform for emerging artists, giving them the opportunity to showcase their talent, as well as offering more established artists the freedom to play and produce experimental exhibitions.

For more information, contact irreversibleprojects@gmail.com.

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Mad Hatter Arts Festival Call for Artists

Mad Hatter Arts Festival – Nov. 15 & 16th in Coconut Grove Florida. Art and music festival, accepting artists working in all mediums. Tent artist are setup inside The Barnacle Historic State Park on the lawn overlooking Biscayne Bay, and table artists are setup along the sidewalks of the commercial area of Coconut Grove.

Call for artists application.

Deadline: 10/20/2014. (Extended to 11/1/2014)

This is a well loved fun whimsical 2 day art & music event.

For more information, contact director@madhatterartsfestival.com.

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