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Horizon: Contemporary Landscape 2016 – Call for Artists

Community Arts Center announces a call for artists for Horizon: Contemporary Landscape 2016.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 1 Aug 2016

The juror will be asked to select work that reflects and expresses the theme of contemporary landscape while demonstrating creativity, strength of execution, and overall artistic excellence with the goal of selecting a well-rounded exhibit that showcases a broad range of artistic styles and interpretations.

All media will be considered with the exception of live or performance art. All work must have been completed since January of 2012 and not previously shown in any other Community Arts Center exhibitions. All works must be for sale.

Awards:

  • 1st Place: $500
  • 2nd Place: $250
  • 3rd Place: $100

Selected works will be on display at the Community Arts Center Thursday, September 1 through Friday, November 11, 2016. The Horizon: Contemporary Landscape has been an annual exhibit since 2010.

The Community Arts Center is a non-profit arts center with gallery spaces, classes, and arts-based programming in Danville, KY.

For more information, contact brandonlong@communityartscenter.net.

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Modern Panic – Call for Artists

Guerrilla Zoo is accepting submissions for artists to feature in the next exhibition, Modern Panic.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 30 Jun 2016

We are looking for work that covers one or more of the following areas:

Panic / Provocation / Controversy / Surrealism / Outsider Art / Grotesque / Macabre / Playful/Trickster / Existential / Inner Beauty / Confrontational / Disarming / Subverting / Political / Satire / Modern Society / Freedom of Speech / Boundary breaking / Emotionally Powerful

The exhibition will be held in London in October 2016.

The Modern Panic exhibitions are inspired by the work of the original Panic Movement, which was comprised of artists Alejandro Jodorowsky, Fernando Arrabal, and Roland Topor whom created provocative live arts events in France during 1960s. The works intended aim was to slice through the bourgeois art world and be a catalyst towards liberation of thought within the viewer. Modern Panic follows in the footsteps of this movement and aims to exhibit the new wave of modern artists.

Over the last seven years, Guerrilla Zoo has exhibited works from established artists such as H.R. Giger, Ralph Steadman, Charles Bronson, Franko B, Iris Schieferstein, Lucy Sparrow, Carrie Reichardt, Alejandro Jodorowsky, Roland Topor, Paul Toupet, Dan Hillier, and Dave McKean and supported 100’s of up and coming artists.

For more information, contact info@guerrillazoo.com.

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2016 Exhibitions – Call for Artists

The Firehouse Art Center is now accepting applications for our 2016 exhibition calendar.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 18 Sept 2015

$30 entry fee, 6 images (300 dpi, jpeg images), artist bio and statement, proposal for exhibition, and documentation of artwork submitted (title, dimension, media, and price) required.

Our beautiful National Historic Landmark building features two exhibitions spaces and over 1,000 square feet of space. We are looking for established and emerging artists in all mediums are welcome including film, music and installation.

Multidisciplinary artists work encouraged. Group exhibitions and curatorial proposals are welcomed, as well as solo exhibition proposals. We may combine several artists into one exhibition.

Jurors will be looking for submissions that are culturally relevant with a unique perspective and the ability to provide a diverse art experience. Contemporary work is encouraged. Incomplete submissions will not be considered.

The mission of the Firehouse Art Center is to raise cultural awareness and understanding of the arts in the regional community through classes for all ages, lectures, events, and visual art exhibits of regional and national artists.

The Firehouse Art Center is the leading contemporary art space in Longmont. Artists gain exposure to a new audience and buyers. Many of our artists showing for the first time are placed in other galleries after their show.

The Firehouse is open approximately 238 days each year with no admission fee. We serve over 2,000 visitors from Boulder County and the region. New exhibitions are installed almost every month and in two spaces. In 2014 over 110 individual artists were exhibited. Our focus is primarily contemporary art within the context of accessible art. During the Longmont Creative District monthly 2nd Friday, we host opening receptions where visitors to meet and mingle with our artists.

For more information, contact gallery@firehouseart.org.

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Modern Art – Call for Artists

The Modern Hotel is once again opening its rooms for artists to display, show, create, or perform their work. 8th Annual Modern Art Event, May 7th, 2015, Boise, Idaho.

Call for artists application.

Deadline: 9 Mar 2015.

Artist are encouraged to present work that relates to a hotel environment. This is a one day event. Artists must agree to open their rooms for public viewing from 5-10 p.m. on May 7th, 2015. Artwork must be installed and removed by the artist. Check in- 2pm, May 7th, check out 12 noon, May 8th. Fees apply to all rooms and run from $90 to $130 depending on the space. Sale of artwork is permitted and encouraged. There is no commission.

This has been a wildly successful event in each of the years we’ve done it. Last year over 4000 people passed through the hotel in just five hours. Most artists are assigned rooms but there are also some outdoor spaces (courtyard and outer walls) plus lobby and bathrooms which have been used for art, performance and music. In the past, the most successful art has had some relationship to the hotel environment or has been a clever use of the space. Due to the short run time, most of the artist have come from the Pacific Northwest but we’ve also had artists from Europe and California.

For more information, contact modart@themodernhotel.com.

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