The 30th Anniversary Rosen Outdoor Sculpture Competition and Exhibition is open to artists currently residing in the USA who are 18 years of age or older.
Deadline: 18 Feb 2016
Ten completed works will be chosen for installation on Appalachian’s campus and will be exhibited from May 2016 until April 2017. Works entered must have been completed within the last three years and not previously exhibited at Appalachian State University. All artists are invited to participate in the 30th Anniversary Rosen Sculpture Competition and Exhibition.
- Ten finalists will be selected to install their artwork on the campus of Appalachian State University in Boone, North Carolina.
- All finalists, whose works are installed, will receive a $1,200 honorarium to offset transportation and incidental expenses. Any additional costs are the responsibility of the artist.
- The Rosen Sculpture Competition will provide the cost of installation and lodging during installations and de-installations.
- The 30th Anniversary Rosen will feature three cash prizes and all winners will be designated the Martin & Doris Rosen 30th Anniversary Award Winners. The top three artists will receive cash prizes in the amounts of $3,000 for First Place, $2,000 for Second Place and $1,000 for Third Place. Awards and Honoraria total $18,000.
- The Rosen Sculpture Competition offers a sales program, brochure, promotion as a featured exhibition, and permanent archives on the competition’s website.
The Turchin Center for the Visual Arts at Appalachian State University engages visitors from the university, community, nation and beyond in creating unique experiences through dynamic and accessible exhibition, education, outreach and collection programs. These programs inspire and support a lifelong engagement with the visual arts and create opportunities for participants to learn more about themselves and the world around them.
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Each fall, Artsplosure call artists like you who are interested in exhibiting and selling at our namesake festival that is held each year in the third week of May. This year, for the second time in the festival’s 37-year history, Artsplosure: The Raleigh Arts Festival will be three days: May 20-22, 2016.
Deadline: 11 Dec 2015
The early deadline for entries is Friday, December 11, 2015. The final deadline for entries is Wednesday, January 27, 2016.
All work displayed or offered for sale must be of your own artistic creation.
A three-member jury will review and score all submissions and artists will be notified of acceptance or non-acceptance in late February.
At the festival, a three-judge panel awards six cash prizes, totaling $3,500. Over 80,000 people attended last year’s festival, with the main draw being our lauded Arts Market.
Artsplosure is Raleigh’s nonprofit art and cultural events production studio. We are curators, collaborators and risk-takers dedicated to fulfilling our mission of bringing rich cultural experiences to the community we serve. With each of our events, we hope to inspire and entertain, inform and celebrate, create, and share.
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Harbor Arts Fest returns to Downtown Elizabeth City in 2015! This juried outdoor art show will feature artist booths of the highest quality and of all mediums, supporting the creation of original fine art.
Deadline: 25 Sept 2015
Harbor Arts Fest is a fundraiser for Arts of the Albemarle, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
Only $50 registration fee for members, you keep 100% of sales!
Arts of the Albemarle (AoA) is a regional non-profit arts council located in Downtown Elizabeth City, North Carolina in the recently renovated historical Lowry-Chesson Building, now called The Center. This world-class facility houses the Jaquelin Jenkins Gallery, a home to over 250 artists, craftsman and photographers, the AOA School of the Arts, a multi-discipline visual and performing arts after –school instructional program and the Maguire Theatre, a State-of-the-Art 230 Seat performance space.
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The High Point Arts Council is seeking performing artists, visual artists, and crafters to be a part of this years Day in the Park Festival.
Deadline: 12 Sept 2015
Artists will be given the chance to show off and sell their work to an estimated crowd of 5,000 people.
Since 1962 the Arts Council has served the arts needs of the community. In addition to its own arts programming, the High Point Area Arts Council is a united arts council with five affiliated arts organizations under its umbrella.
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The Wide Open Bluegrass Art Market is an intimate showcase, designed to recognize North Carolina’s talented and enthusiastic art community and feature unique artisans from across the United States.
Deadline: 22 Jul 2015
Local artists and craftsmen, and those who sell works that will appeal to a music-loving audience are encouraged. The World of Bluegrass event will attract over 6,000 national and international traditional music performers, presenters, and fans. Last year, approximately 160,000 people attended the two-day festival.
Artsplosure is Raleigh’s nonprofit art and cultural events production studio. We are curators, collaborators and risk-takers dedicated to fulfilling our mission of bringing rich cultural experiences to the community we serve. With each of our events, we hope to inspire and entertain, inform and celebrate, create and share.
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Arrowhead Artists and Artisans League – This annual plein air painting competition is limited to no more than 35 participants. It starts on Wednesday October 24 and ends Friday October 26. Judging take place Saturday October 27th. There are cash prizes.
Deadline: 24 Oct 2015.
Participants paint outdoors within a 5 mile radius of the Town of Old Fort North Carolina. Work created during the event will hang for a month in our art gallery in Old Fort. Last year five of the entries were sold. We hold this competition to bring plein air painters to our area. Townspeople and visitors to the area enjoy watching the artists create original works of art in real time.
This year we will have several rooms available in artists’ homes for participants from outside the area. Registration opens on-line July 1st and closes when we reach 35 entrants.
We are a nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting and preserving the arts in Western North Carolina and to educating the public about the arts and crafts of the region. There are many artists and artisans in our region. We provide them with affordable venues to show and sell their work, and to educate the public about it.
One way we accomplish our mission is through an art gallery, the Arrowhead Gallery and Studios, located in downtown Old Fort, North Carolina. It is one of the largest by size in Western North Carolina. We also hold shows in other venues and host a craft fair, called the Arts Mart, for member artisans, several times during the year.
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Caldwell Arts Council – Sculptors invited to bring up to 3 sculptures for a day-long competition for $11,000 in cash awards.
Deadline: 12 Sept 2015
Cash Awards total $11,000 and include Best In Show, 1st, 2nd, 3rd & several merit awards and one people’s choice award. No commission in event of sales.
30th annual event brings sculptors east of the Mississippi River to Lenoir for a day-long competition.
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The Town of Chapel Hill presents the 44th annual Festifall Arts Festival. The main focus of the event is the diverse artist market.
Deadline: 22 May 2015
Join thousands in downtown Chapel Hill for the 44th annual Festifall Arts Festival, an extraordinary opportunity for the community, art enthusiasts and artists to interact. A variety of performing arts and a vibrant market of handmade artworks present a day of discovery for the festival’s attendees as they engage with the local art community. Historic West Franklin Street in Downtown Chapel Hill provides a beautiful backdrop to our celebration of arts culture in our community.
Festifall is dedicated to presenting unique items that are never manufactured or mass produced. The town of Chapel Hill along with the Chapel Hill Downtown Partnership, the Orange County Visitors Bureau, and Visit NC heavily promote this event throughout the local and southeastern US region. Advertising media include 30,000 copies of the Official Event Guide, enewsletters to over 5,000 patrons and local and regional Arts Councils, print ads, radio, Facebook, Twitter, Festifall Network Online, and the Art Fair Source Book, just to name a few.
The Festifall Arts Festival draws thousands of residents and visitors to downtown Chapel Hill. In 2015 we will celebrate our 43nd year as North Carolina’s Premier Arts Festival.
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