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Visualizing the Past Exhibition (St James, NY) – Call For Artists

Visualizing the Past Exhibition (St James, NY) – Call For Artists

Smithtown Township Arts Council and Mills Pond Gallery invites artists to submit works for a juried exhibition, Visualizing The Past. The theme is poet Emily Dickinson’s phrase: “Memory is a strange Bell—Jubilee, and Knell.” The exhibition is open to multiple responses to the metaphor: a bell that summons the public to a joyous celebration or rings mournfully to signal loss.

 

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Deadline: 30 Jun 2021

For Visualizing the Past, artists may explore the role of remembrance—from personal reflections to universal emotions—through abstract, representational, or mixed modalities. Visual evocations of past events, landscapes, people, scenes, objects, or structures can make intangible thoughts, emotions, and concepts visible to the mind’s eye. Images that preserve the past can retard decay and disappearance. Conversely, they could give form to the inevitable ravages of time.

Whether invoking the highs or lows of cultural memory, artists can suggest what remains after a physical presence, event, or emotion has vanished. The exhibition is open to varied interpretations of the subject, from literal or narrative-inspired to far-ranging or symbolic. Representational images of remembered sights, activities, impressions, or atmosphere as well as surrealistic or abstract evocations related to the subject are welcome. Expressions may range from positive images to more melancholy soundings.

Visualizing the Past Artist Benefits

Selected artists for Visualizing the Past will have the opportunity to exhibit in an historic gallery facility that has been in business for more than fifty years and listed on the National Registry of Historic Places. The building was built in 1838 and has five gallery rooms, 11 foot ceilings, and lots of natural light. Artists will have the opportunity to have their art judged from national entries by art critic and cultural journalist, Carol Strickland for awards $1200 Best in Show, $800 Second Place, and $400 Third Place.

About Smithtown Township Arts Council

Incorporated in 1972, Smithtown Township Arts Council (STAC) offers a unique combination of historical preservation, cultural promotion, and arts exhibition. The Council has been committed to the arts in Suffolk County for forty-six years, working to provide a creative outlet and the opportunity to experience, investigate, and discover contemporary art and cultural issues which are engaging and relevant to the public’s daily lives and civic responsibilities. They believe the arts are indispensable in building good character in the citizens of the community as they foster communication, offer new insights on the world, and add to the greater appreciation of both life and society.

Since 1978, the Council has made its home in the historic Mills Pond House. Occupied by the prosperous Mills family (early settlers of the Town of Smithtown) until 1976, this area is a rare survival of an agricultural hamlet once common on Long Island. William Wickham Mills (a man of wealth and social prominence) inherited the family land and began to construct the Mills Pond House in 1838. This Greek Revival style home is the earliest documented architect-designed house in the area.

About Mills Pond Gallery

The Mills Pond Gallery strives to promote an active process of exploration involving creativity and the arts, providing inspiring and enjoyable opportunities for visitors to explore different points of view, challenge preconceptions and prejudices, and foster critical thinking. They hope that the public will relate the art exhibited to their own life experiences, creating new links and understanding. Dedicated to showcasing the artistic development and achievements of the region and nation, the gallery’s exhibitions provide diverse art experiences for individuals and reach the local communities through classes, special events, and community outreach programs. Focusing on active and collaborative learning through the medium of art, they bring arts and people together to discover, enjoy, and understand the nation’s rich and diverse artistic heritage.

For more information, contact gallery@stacarts.org.

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All Planet Earth (Online Art Competition) – Call For Artists

All Planet Earth (Online Art Competition) – Call For Artists

[Sponsored Listing] Contemporary Art Gallery Online announces a call for artists for the All Planet Earth art competition and exhibition. Entries welcome from 2D and 3D artists regardless of their experience or education in the art field. Submit your best representational and non-representational art.  This competition will be judged within three categories: paintings/drawings, photography/digital art, and mixed media/3-dimentional art.

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Deadline: 18 Apr 2021

Entry fee: $15 for up to three images, $25 for up to five images, and $35 for up to eight images. Funds in US Dollars.

An exhibition of all entrants will be held online from April 21st to May 12th, 2021. All Planet Earth competition results will be posted on April 30th, 2021. Prizes include memberships to Contemporary Art Gallery Online, extensive marketing, winner’s certificates, inclusion in the Annual Anthology Publication, and event collateral.

“Entered their Competitions and they are always super nice and professional.” – Dominik

“I entered two pieces of my artwork to their online competition… It’s not often you get considered. What counts is you were able to show your art to the world. Thank you” -Lora

“Always very professional.” -Tammy

About Contemporary Art Gallery Online

Contemporary Art Gallery Online was founded in 2001 to be the ultimate meeting place for sharing art. Their purpose is to create a platform whereby artists can display and ultimately sell their work. They encourage the exploration of art, discussion of art, and the support of those who create art. Since its inception, CAGO has promoted and sold art on behalf of its member artists. CAGO hosts a juried, monthly art competition. Each month there is a different theme. All participants are then showcased for a month in an online gallery exhibition.

Contemporary Art Gallery Online specializes in the contemporary art form. Contemporary art is defined as artistic work from the present era that uses the current practices and styles of its discipline. Although the words Modern Art and Contemporary Art are used interchangeably, they represent two distinctive moments on the art timeline. Modern Art encompasses the art from the Impressionists (around 1880) up until the 1970’s. Contemporary Art encompasses the art from the 1970’s to present.

For more information, contact cago.offices@gmail.com.

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The Other Art Fair Dallas, TX – Call For Artists

The Other Art Fair Dallas, TX – Call For Artists

[Sponsored Listing] The Other Art Fair Dallas returns this spring with an exciting call for artists triple-threat format: Virtual Edition + Online Studios + Onsite Fair.

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Deadline: 4 Mar 2021

Artists can expect an 18-week promotional window, including:

The Other Art Fair Dallas at Dallas Market Hall
May 20 – 23
A buzzy, 4-day live event offering exhibitors the chance showcase their works alongside a unique features program, with direct access to Los Angeles art buyers, curators, and gallerists.

The Other Art Fair Dallas: Virtual Edition
May 25 – 30
A 6-day online event, re-imagining the best of the Fair using virtual reality, live streaming, and more, to showcase our exhibitors to a larger-than-ever global audience.

The Other Art Fair Online Studios
Selling $2.5 million+ in artwork since April 2020, our curated e-commerce platform is exclusively for Fair exhibitors.

The Other Art Fair Dallas Comprehensive Fair Package

Booth fees start at $2,175 + sales tax for a 16 linear foot space. They include the following as part of an 18 week exhibiting experience:

  • A booth at The Other Art Fair: Virtual Edition – (6 days, Tuesday – Sunday)
  • A booth at The Other Art Fair: In-Real-Life — fully-built booth including walling, lights, and name board (4 days, Thursday – Sunday)
  • Inclusion in the Online Studios for 18 weeks to a global database of 800k collectors and art lovers
  • Access to pre-fair preparation workshops in operations, marketing, and curation led by the Fair Team
  • Lifetime membership to The Other Art Fair’s artist community with access to insider newsletters, professional networking, and social events
  • Invite the the exhibitor-only Facebook community
  • Invitations to The Other Sessions, a professional development workshop series exclusive to Fair exhibitors

“We are pleased to offer artists a unique opportunity for sustained promotion to collectors and enthusiasts around the world who are eager to discover artworks by the very best emerging and independent talent.” — Nicole Garton, Dallas Fair Director

About The Other Art Fair

Since 2011, The Other Art Fair has led the way in discovering and nurturing creative talent, allowing artists to forge direct relationships with buyers and gallerists. Presented by leading online gallery Saatchi Art, the Fair holds a unique position of connecting artists directly with buyers – not only for the duration of the Fair, but also throughout the year.

For more information, contact briana@theotherartfair.com.

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2021 Biennale National Juried Exhibition (Hilton Head Island, SC) – Call For Artists

2021 Biennale National Juried Exhibition (Hilton Head Island, SC) – Call For Artists

[Sponsored Listing] Art League of Hilton Head invites artists to enter the 2021 Biennale, its 27th National Juried Exhibition, held every other year across multiple media types. Categories include oil, acrylic, pastel, watermedia, photography, mixed media, three-dimensional, and all other. All work must be original and completed within the last three years.

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Deadline: 19 Mar 2021

All accepted works of art selected by three jurors will be on display at Art League Gallery in the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina. The state of the art Art League Gallery provides the finest exhibit space with high tourist and community visibility. Art League of Hilton Head offers a unique audience for artists, with culturally engaged resident and tourist populations. The gallery is located in the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina, an independent regional theater with professional performing arts.

Over $5000 in cash prizes will be awarded. Prize winners will be chosen by 2021 Biennale judge Marc Hanson.

Nationally known, award-winning artist Marc Hanson is a Master Signature Member of the Oil Painters of America (O.P.A.M.), having won numerous awards of excellence throughout his career. He has been published and featured in national art publications including on the covers of Plein Air and Southwest Art Magazine, and in the book ‘Oil Painting Secrets With The Masters,’ by Cindy Salaski. His work has been shown in museums and galleries throughout the United States and abroad.

The 2021 Biennale exhibition will be free and open to the public from May 4 – 26, 2021. An opening reception and awards ceremony will take place on Friday, May 7, from 5-7pm.

All works of art will be for sale, with 60% of the gallery price going to the artist. The Biennale has historically had very positive sales results.

About Art League of Hilton Head

Art League of Hilton Head is the only 501 (c) (3) nonprofit visual arts organization on Hilton Head Island with a synergistic Art Gallery and teaching Academy. For almost 50 years, Art League has been the Lowcountry’s creative core for the visual arts with traditional and cutting-edge exhibitions, classes, workshops, lectures, and special community art events. Curriculum at the Academy changes monthly and is taught by professional art educators including nationally reputed guest instructors.

For more information, contact admin@artleaguehhi.org.

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The Other Art Fair: Los Angeles, CA and Virtual Edition – Call For Artists

The Other Art Fair: Los Angeles, CA and Virtual Edition – Call For Artists

The Other Art Fair, presented by Saatchi Art, announces a call for artists for The Other Art Fair: Los Angeles. The Other Art Fair Online Studios has sold $2.5 million+ in artwork since April 2020 utilizing a curated e-commerce platform exclusively for Fair exhibitors.

 

Click here for the application / registration

Deadline: 29 Jan 2021

Booth fees start at $2375 + tax for a 16 linear foot space.

Successful applicants can expect an 18-week promotional window, including a 6-day online event (March 30 – April 4), re-imagining the best of the Fair using virtual reality and live streaming to showcase exhibitors to a larger-than-ever global audience. The Other Art Fair Los Angeles at California Market – Hancock Park (June 24-27) is a buzzy, 4-day live event offering exhibitors the chance showcase their works alongside a unique features program, with direct access to Los Angeles art buyers, curators, and gallerists.

“By staggering these events across the first half of 2021, we are pleased to offer artists a unique opportunity for sustained promotion to collectors and enthusiasts around the world who are eager to discover artworks by the very best emerging and independent talent.” — Nicole Garton, Los Angeles Fair Director

The Other Art Fair: Los Angeles exhibitors will benefit from the following:

  • Access to pre-fair preparation workshops in operations, marketing, and curation led by the Fair Team
  • Lifetime membership to The Other Art Fair’s artist community with access to insider newsletters, professional networking, and social events
  • Invite to the exhibitor-only Facebook community
  • Invitations to The Other Sessions, a professional development workshop series exclusive to Fair exhibitors

About The Other Art Fair

Since 2011, The Other Art Fair has led the way in discovering and nurturing creative talent, allowing artists to forge direct relationships with buyers and gallerists. Presented by leading online gallery Saatchi Art, the Fair holds a unique position of connecting artists directly with buyers, not only for the duration of the Fair but also throughout the year.

For more information, contact briana@theotherartfair.com.

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All Painting / Drawing Art (Online Art Competition) – Call For Artists

All Painting / Drawing Art (Online Art Competition) – Call For Artists

Contemporary Art Gallery Online announces an international call for artists to participate in the All Painting / Drawing Art competition and exhibition. Entries welcome from 2D artists regardless of their experience or education in the art field.  Submit your best representational and non-representational art.  This competition will be judged on painting and drawing art. Mixed media will be accepted as long as 75% of the work is painting. A group exhibition of all entrants will be held online from January 28th, 2021 to February 27th, 2021.

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Deadline: 24 Jan 2021

All Painting / Drawing Art Entry Fee: $15 for up to three images and $25 for up to five images.

Awards will be given for the top 5 to 8 works selected. Winners will be announced on February 11th, 2021. Prizes include memberships to Contemporary Art Gallery Online, extensive marketing, Winner’s Certificates, inclusion in the annual Anthology Publication, and event collateral.

About Contemporary Art Gallery Online

Contemporary Art Gallery Online is a collector’s number one source for all original contemporary art. CAGOnline is proud to showcase tomorrow’s art giants today. CAGOnline has created CAGO Media which has two purposes. First is to share art business ideas, and second to introduce artists to the buying public. CAGO Media accomplishes both of these initiatives by programming radio and TV shows.

The Business of Art Show airs bi-monthly, 15 to 20 minute episodes. Hosted by Sharon Belle Hawkshawe, each episode discusses everything pertaining to the Business of Art. The What is Art Show is a monthly 30 minute episode with hosts Michael Harris (art collector) and Sharon Hawkshawe (acclaimed artist), who discuss current art movements and art shows. The hosts are occasionally joined by museum curators, gallery owners, art critics, and art insiders. The third show is An Artist Speaks. These lively 30 minute episodes are in-depth interviews with artists discussing their art process, philosophy, and a candid look at their work. Every month, a video is produced showcasing the monthly art participants. Other videos highlight gallery artist and art styles.

For more information, contact cago.offices@gmail.com.

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All Animal (Online Art Competition) – Call For Artists

All Animal (Online Art Competition) – Call For Artists

Contemporary Art Gallery Online announces an international call for artists to participate in the 7th annual All Animal art competition and exhibition. Entries welcome from 2D and 3D artists regardless of their experience or education in the art field. A group exhibition of all entrants will be held online from October 7th, 2020 to November 4th, 2020.

Artists should submit their best representational and non-representational art.  This competition will be judged on painting and drawing, photography and digital, and mixed media and 3D art.

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Deadline: 4 Oct 2020

All Animal Entry Fee: $15 for up to three images and $25 for up to five images. Funds in US Dollars.

All work must belong to the person submitting the application. The art or a print of the original and must be available for sale. The artist must be at least 18 years old.

Awards will be given for the top 5 to 8 works selected. Winners will be announced on October 19, 2020. Prizes include memberships to Contemporary Art Gallery Online, extensive marketing, Winner’s Certificates, inclusion in the annual Anthology Publication, and event collateral.

About Contemporary Art Gallery Online

Contemporary Art Gallery Online is a collector’s number one source for all original contemporary art. CAGOnline is proud to showcase tomorrow’s art giants today. CAGOnline has created CAGO Media which has two purposes. First is to share art business ideas, and second to introduce artists to the buying public. CAGO Media accomplishes both of these initiatives by programming radio and TV shows.

The Business of Art Show airs bi-monthly, 15 to 20 minute episodes. Hosted by Sharon Belle Hawkshawe, each episode discusses everything pertaining to the Business of Art. The What is Art Show is a monthly 30 minute episode with hosts Michael Harris (art collector) and Sharon Hawkshawe (acclaimed artist), who discuss current art movements and art shows. The hosts are occasionally joined by museum curators, gallery owners, art critics, and art insiders. The third show is An Artist Speaks. These lively 30 minute episodes are in-depth interviews with artists discussing their art process, philosophy, and a candid look at their work. Every month, a video is produced showcasing the monthly art participants. Other videos highlight gallery artist and art styles.

For more information, contact cago.offices@gmail.com.

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Figurative / Portrait (Online Art Competition) – Call For Artists

Figurative / Portrait (Online Art Competition) – Call For Artists

Contemporary Art Gallery Online announces a call for artists for Figurative / Portrait. Entries welcome from 2D and 3D artists regardless of their experience or education in the art field. A group exhibition of all entrants will be held online from September 9th, 2020 to October 7th, 2020.

Artists should submit their best representational and non-representational art.  This competition will be judged on painting and drawing, photography and digital, and mixed media and 3D art.

Click here for the application / registration

Deadline: 6 Sept 2020

Figurative / Portrait Entry Fee: $15 for up to three images and $25 for up to five images. Funds in US Dollars.

All work must belong to the person submitting the application. The art or a print of the original and must be available for sale. The artist must be at least 18 years old.

Awards will be given for the top 5 to 8 works selected. Winners will be announced on September 21, 2020. Prizes include memberships to Contemporary Art Gallery Online, extensive marketing, Winner’s Certificates, inclusion in the annual Anthology Publication, and event collateral.

About Contemporary Art Gallery Online

Contemporary Art Gallery Online is a collector’s number one source for all original contemporary art. CAGOnline is proud to showcase tomorrow’s art giants today. CAGOnline has created CAGO Media which has two purposes. First is to share art business ideas, and second to introduce artists to the buying public. CAGO Media accomplishes both of these initiatives by programming radio and TV shows.

The Business of Art Show airs bi-monthly, 15 to 20 minute episodes. Hosted by Sharon Belle Hawkshawe, each episode discusses everything pertaining to the Business of Art. The What is Art Show is a monthly 30 minute episode with hosts Michael Harris (art collector) and Sharon Hawkshawe (acclaimed artist), who discuss current art movements and art shows. The hosts are occasionally joined by museum curators, gallery owners, art critics, and art insiders. The third show is An Artist Speaks. These lively 30 minute episodes are in-depth interviews with artists discussing their art process, philosophy, and a candid look at their work. Every month, a video is produced showcasing the monthly art participants. Other videos highlight gallery artist and art styles.

For more information, contact cago.offices@gmail.com.

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The Moth Art Prize 2020 (Ireland) – Call For Artists

The Moth Art Prize 2020 (Ireland) – Call For Artists

The Moth, an international art and literature magazine based in Ireland, announces a call for artists for The Moth Art Prize. It is awarded annually to a body of figurative or representational artwork. It is open to anyone (over 16) from anywhere in the world. Submit a portfolio of images of 5–10 2D artworks – to include figurative or representational paintings, drawings (including mixed media), and original prints.

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Deadline: 31 Aug 2020

The Moth Art Prize consists of €1,000 plus a two-week stay at The Moth Retreat, which is situated along a beautiful country lane in Ireland. The Moth Retreat features a large studio/living area, kitchen/breakfast room downstairs, separate brush room, bedroom, and bathroom upstairs. The accommodation is warm and inviting and a keen eye has been kept on William Morris’s golden rule: ‘Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.’

Testimonials

‘I’m over the moon about winning The Moth Art Prize. The Moth has always been brilliantly curated, with exquisite artwork and thoughtful writing throughout. And a couple of weeks in the countryside is exactly what my artist soul needs.’ Gregory Mortenson

‘I am so grateful to the folks at The Moth for awarding me this prize. I think getting out of New York for a bit will be healthy. It will be an amazing and much-needed time to regroup, reflect on my work and tinker with some new ideas.’ Bradley Wood

‘A lot of credit should go to The Moth, always wonderfully idiosyncratic and beautifully designed, for launching the prize and responding to figurative painting, largely ignored by the contemporary art scene. We have nothing like it in the UK.’ David Piddock

About The Moth

The Moth is a unique Irish publication, featuring fiction, poetry, and art from established and up-and-coming artists and writers from around the world. Each issue also features interviews – with the likes of Sally Rooney, Simon Armitage, Gary Shteyngart and Eimear McBride. The art in The Moth deserves as much attention as the writing. Artists whose works has been featured include Michael Carson, Wen Wu, Elizabeth Peyton, Hope Gangloff, Edgar Mendoza, Mary Sauer, Bradley Wood, Tran Nguyen, Robert C. Jackson, Lu Cong, Cesar Santos, David Piddock, Isobel Brigham, J. P. Donleavy, Mamma Andersson, David Paul Costello, Kenne Gregoire, Jasper Joffe, Gabhann Dunne, Billy Childish, Victor Man, and Chantal Joffe.

For more information, contact mothartprize@themothmagazine.com.

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Spring Forward (Philadelphia, PA) – Call For Artists

Spring Forward (Philadelphia, PA) – Call For Artists

Deja 42 Art Gallery announces a call for artists for those who would like to present their work in their upcoming March exhibition, Spring Forward.  Pieces should represent the changing of the season and the stormy power and beauty of Nature as we head into Spring. Creators working in all media (painting, photography, sculpture, drawing, mixed media, ceramics, textile) are welcome. All media will receive due and equitable consideration.

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Deadline: 2 Mar 2020

A $20 fee is required for up to three different artworks submitted. Detailed images of submitted works may be included.
 It is preferable that artworks are for sale. Include contact information, artwork title, media, and dimensions with your submission.

Accepted artists will be notified by Wednesday, March 4th, 2020.
 Gallery-ready pieces should be delivered to the Gallery no later than Wednesday, March 11th, 2020. 
  Deja 42 Art Gallery retains a 40% commission on all sold artwork.
 Opening reception is Saturday, March 14th, 2020.

Spring Forward Call For Artists Benefits

Chosen artists for Spring Forward will be showcased in a gallery space located in the vibrant and eclectic East Passyunk Square area of South Philadelphia. Artists will have the opportunity to not only sell their work at a commission, but also sell prints and smaller pieces in a storefront retail space. Deja 42 Art Gallery promotes featured artists through social media such as Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter as well as the gallery’s website. Showing artists receive 60% of their retail ask. Openings are every second Saturday of the month. Openings draw a big crowd in an intimate space. This offers promotion, exposure, and open discussion among artists and potential buyers.

About Deja 42 Art Gallery

Deja 42 Art Gallery is a unique Fine arts gallery and store of amazing objects. The gallery opened their doors at the beginning of April in the beautiful and lively area of East Passyunk in South Philadelphia. They have garnered much interest from both locals and visitors. Deja 42 goes beyond the traditional gallery space. The gallery offers artists and artisans the opportunity to showcase their work without the exclusivity of representation.

They are open to all forms of media and welcome sincerely both emerging and established artists. Deja 42 is a proud member of the East Passyunk Business Improvement District. The district provides exposure and promotion for businesses in the East Passyunk Avenue area of metropolitan Philadelphia.

For more information, contact deja42artgallery@gmail.com.

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