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Urban Suburban Rural – Call For Artists

Urban Suburban Rural – Call For Artists

The New York Center for Photographic Art announces a call for artists for Urban Suburban Rural 2018. Urban landscapes, suburban scenes, and rural impressions are choices for life and living. What catches your eye when you visit urban, suburban, and rural areas for travel and to photograph? Is it the tall buildings of the urban landscape or the people rushing around the streets? Perhaps it is the smoke emerging from a manhole in the middle of the street or the subway zooming along. Maybe it is the suburban home, a relatively new concept in living. Is it the suburban scene at a strip mall, giant mall, or barbecue in the backyard? Is it the rural impressions you find in your country or another country – the grass, cows, horses, flowering fields, or rusted cars on the front lawn.

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Deadline: 23 Apr 2018

Selected artists for Urban Suburban Rural have an opportunity to win a cash prize and live exhibition at a gallery in New York City. In addition, their images (up to fifty winners) are exhibited in an online gallery and exhibition catalog. The cash prizes amount to $3000. This call will be juried by a photographer well known in the community as either a teacher, gallery owner, or lecturer.

About The New York Center For Photographic Art

The New York Center for Photographic Art was conceived and developed by Patricia Gilman and Maddi Ring. It offers photographers from around the world opportunities to exhibit their work in New York.  Maddi and Patricia are experienced photographers and exhibition producers who understand the value of showcasing artists work in galleries. They have marketed their own work, both together and individually, in a variety of venues.  These exhibitions have been in New York City, New Jersey, and Connecticut. Each has her own images in various venues, including private collections.

For more information, contact nyc4pa@gmail.com.


Urban Collage And The Collage City – Call For Artists

Feral Factory, in partnership with Denver’s River North Art District (RiNo) and RedLine Contemporary Art Center, is seeking visual art and photography exploring cities, city life, and urbanism for Urban Collage and the Collage City art show.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 25 Feb 2017

The show will take place at The Crash exhibition space and will display 100+ pieces in rotation. The exhibition will include numerous events, salons, workshops, and receptions. Award-winning art advisors, NINE dot ARTS, are collaborating with Feral Factory to promote sales and give our artists access to a much larger national market.

This is a juried regional show with prominent partners and jurors. $500 awarded for Best in Show and three $100 awards for Special Merit. Jurors include: Tracy Weil, Creative Director and Co-Founder, RiNo; Louise Martorano, Executive Director, RedLine Contemporary Art Center; and Martha Weidmann, CEO and Co-Founder, NINE dot ARTS.

Exhibition: 4/1/17 – 6/26/17

Feral Factory has fifteen major events planned during the exhibition, including rotating openings, First Fridays in the RiNo Art District, Art Pairing events, performances, talks, and workshops. Many events are designed specifically to draw buyers.

Urban Collage And The Collage City gives artists access to one of the world’s most prominent and fastest-growing arts districts and review from some of the region’s largest art buyers. One of Feral Factory’s foremost goals is to provide focused sales opportunities for the artists.

About Feral Factory

Feral Factory is indeed a feral organization, scrappy and roving, which has the following goals:

  • activate underutilized presentation spaces in our partner arts districts;
  • bring the arts together using visual arts, sculpture, audiovisual, theater, and dance together synergistically;
  • create opportunities for artists to make sales and for performing artists to gather audiences; and
  • engage the public in an entertaining, informative, and educational conversation about art and its role in our communities.

Feral Factory is not:

  • a gallery, but it supports galleries;
  • an art consultant, but works with art consultants;
  • an art center, but partners with art centers.

It is a moving locus for the arts, working with communities and art districts to enliven spaces, educate, and entertain.

For more information, contact howl@feralfactory.com.

Urban Collage And The Collage City - Call For Artists


Urban Landscapes 2015 – Call for Artists

The New York Center for Photographic Arts (NYC4PA) invites photographers world-wide to submit images using any photographic process (print, image transfer, emulsion transfer, encaustic, black and white, etc.).

Call for artists application

Deadline: 11 Jul 2015

Winners will receive $3,000 in cash awards, be featured in a New York Gallery Exhibition, on the NYC4PA Online Gallery and in the Urban Landscapes 2015 catalog. The Grand Prize winning image will be posted on the NYC4PA home page.

We are very excited that winners and juror’s selections will have the opportunity to participate in a gallery show, September 15 – 26, 2015, at the Jadite Gallery in the exciting Hell’s Kitchen area in Manhattan.

Exhibition and awards:

  • Grand Prize: One photographer will receive $750. The image will be part of the New York gallery show, the NYC4PA Online Gallery and the exhibition catalog. It will be featured on the home page of NYC4PA website.
  • First Prizes: 3 photographers will each receive $300. Their images will be exhibited in the New York Gallery show, the NYC4PA Online Gallery and in the exhibition catalog.
  • Second Prizes: 3 photographers will each receive $250. Their images will be exhibited in the New York Gallery show, the NYC4PA Online Gallery and in the exhibition catalog.
  • Third Prizes: 3 photographers will each receive $200. Their images will be exhibited in the New York Gallery show, the NYC4PA Online Gallery and in the exhibition catalog.
  • Jurors’ Selections: 15 additional images will be exhibited in the New York Gallery show, the NYC4PA Online Gallery and in the exhibition catalog.
  • Honorable Mention: 20 additional images will be exhibited in the Online Gallery and listed in the exhibition catalog.

*All prize winners, juror selections, and honorable mentions will receive an NYC4PA certificate.

This Call for Entries is open worldwide to both amateur and professional photographers. NYC4PA invites photographers working in all mediums, styles and schools of thought to participate. Experimental and mixed techniques are welcome. Only 2-D work is eligible.

To enter:
The entry fee is $35 for the first three images. Additional images may be submitted for $10 each. There is no limit to the number of images submitted.

For more information, contact nyc4pa@gmail.com.

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ZK/U Open Call for Residencies

In the context of its research and residency program, ZK/U offers a living and work space for artists, scholars, and practitioners working in the fields of urban research, geography, anthropology, urbanism, architecture, and the humanities.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 14 Jun 2015

The programme is open to brave, curious, artists in their field, working on the edge of their practice.

The residency consists of furnished studio-apartments (half of which have private bathrooms), communal facilities, an open platform for public events, lectures, discussions, screenings, performances, and presentations.

For individual fellows, depending on the type of studio-apartment and the length of stay, the resident’s costs are between 500 and 800 euro per month. The price covers all utility costs and space usage.

ZK/U organises various events which allow residents to present their work to a selected audience. The residency also organises monthly curator studio visits, one public group presentation (OPENHAUS) per month, online, and local promotion of the public events, and the opportunity for the residents to propose their own format.

The ZK/U sees itself as a laboratory for inter- and trans-disciplinary, activities centered on the phenomenon of “the city.” ZK/U promotes international exchange on global issues, in the light of what is happening in one’s own backyard. Working with local and international partners, ZK/U residencies brings together critical minds at the cutting-edge of artistic production and urban research.

For more information, contact team@zku-berlin.org.

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Boom at Maritime Garage Gallery, CT – Call for Artists

The City of Norwalk Parking Authority’s Maritime Garage Gallery is inviting submissions from artists for a new exhibit entitled Boom, running from April 29 through July 31, 2015.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 6 Apr 2015

The exhibit  will represent art that looks at prosperity and the overindulgences that have become the norm  Clever uses of medium and interpretations on subject are welcome.

Artists will have the opportunity to display art for visitors to South Norwalk and at the opening reception which is attended by local notables.

The Maritime Garage Gallery is part of the Parking Authority’s “Art in Parking Places” initiative, an effort to support art in public spaces.  The Gallery is a unique, urban setting in the heart of the South Norwalk Historical district and right across from the Maritime Aquarium.

For more information, contact maritimegallery@norwalkpark.org.

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