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Multiple Xpressions (Virginia Beach, VA) – Call For Artists

Multiple Xpressions (Virginia Beach, VA) – Call For Artists

BOJUart Gallery in Virginia Beach announces a national call to contemporary artists working in all mediums, excluding video, for the juried group exhibition Multiple Xpressions. Submissions must be original artwork submitted by the creator of the work. The gallery will only accept living artist’s work 18 or older created within the last two years.

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Deadline: 17 Mar 2019

Gallery and online exhibition: April 5, 2019 – May 4, 2019

Opening reception: April 5, 2019 from 6-9PM

Submission fee is nonrefundable $25 for up to 5 entries. The entry fee must be paid to complete the submission.

Works selected for the exhibition will be in the BOJUart Gallery. Accepted artwork for live exhibit should be appropriate for exhibition (framed, wired to hang, etc.) and shipped/delivered to BOJUart Gallery no later than April 1, 2019 by 6PM. Gallery is open to accept shipped or delivered artwork on: March 21, 22, 23; March 28, 29, 30; and April 1, 2.

All submitted artwork must be for retail sale. Artists will receive 60% of retail sale price. Retail sale price submitted by the artist aligns with to their published retail sales in other galleries, online, or art fairs.

Multiple Xpressions Artist Benefits

Exhibits are promoted via social media and regional paid digital advertising. The gallery is the only contemporary art gallery in Virginia Beach. It is located in the ViBe Creative District. The ViBe Creative District promotes the gallery extending the reach. The exhibit is online. BOJUart donates a portion of every artist’s piece sold to a cause of their choice.

About BOJUart

BOJUart is an original contemporary art curation and gallery representing local, regional, statewide, and national artists. They connect new and established collectors, interior designers, architects, and businesses to a diverse portfolio of original contemporary artists. Ranging from large-scale environmental photography to mixed media, painting and glass, the work is on display in the studio gallery in Virginia Beach’s creative ViBe District. The gallery features a rotating visiting artist pop up exhibit in addition to the gallery’s collection of artists.

For more information, contact exhibit@bojuart.com.

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Mural Festival – Call For Artists

Mural Festival – Call For Artists

The ViBe Creative District is seeking ten artists to complete ten murals at ten locations within the Virginia Beach arts district for this Spring’s mural festival. All locations fall within the district boundaries.

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Deadline: 16 Mar 2018

Artists must be United States residents and be 18 years of age or older. Artists may submit up to four samples of past completed mural projects or proposed new designs for murals (or a combination of both). Exact locations of murals will be shared with selected artists after submissions are reviewed and artists are paired with property owners. Design concepts may need to be amended by the artist to fit the necessary dimensions of the walls/buildings.

Mural Festival Artist Benefits

The ViBe Creative District will award a $3,000 stipend to each of the ten artists for their time and talent. They will provide up to $1,000 per mural for paint/materials to complete the project. Other equipment will be accommodated when possible, including ladders or lifts. Artists will be credited with signature mural, signage for two years at each mural location, listing on ViBe Creative District website and social media, and credit with link to artists’ website on ViBe Mural Map. Artists will be welcomed to participate in several events or educational programs hosted in conjunction with the mural festival. The ViBe Creative District will promote the mural festival and all artists via press releases sure to garner multiple articles in both print and digital media.

About ViBe Creative District

ViBe Creative District was established by a group of concerned individuals and local businesses to attract creative industries to a section of the Virginia Beach oceanfront area that desperately needed revitalizing. On April 21, 2015, the City of Virginia Beach established the boundary of the District by ordinance and declared it “an arts and cultural district and technology zone” with incentives established by the Virginia General Assembly in 2009. The ViBe Creative District’s purpose is to serve as a vibrant center for the arts, culture, and technology, and to support artists, technical, and creative businesses to help them flourish and cross-pollinate. The intent is to foster creativity where artisans live and work. It serves to provide an opportunity for a sense of discovery for visitors and residents, enhance the quality of life for citizens, and stimulate economic development and real estate values.

On June 13, 2016, the Friends of the Creative District (FCD) became an affiliate organization with a purpose to support the efforts of the District businesses and non-profit efforts. Three members of the FCD sit on the ViBe non-profit Board to represent the businesses and arts within the District. Members of the FCD pay dues to have voting authority on decisions made within the group and a participation fee to be included on the ViBe website and social media marketing.

For more information, contact info@vibecreativedistrict.org.

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Steel Pier Classic and Surf Art Expo – Call for Artists

Sponsorships Unlimited announces a call for artists for the Steel Pier Classic and Surf Art Expo.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 30 Apr 2016

This is a surf art show. Artists who create surf art from any medium are invited to apply. Artwork must have a connection with surfing, the ocean, sea life/seascape, shells, dolphins, fish, lighthouses, and so forth.

This art show takes place Memorial Day weekend at the Virginia Beach, VA Oceanfront. There will be foot traffic with tourists and hotel owners have been known to purchase artwork to decorate their lobby and common areas. Virginia Beach residents attend whom enter their kids in the surfing contest.

All artists display on the Virginia Beach Boardwalk with the Atlantic Ocean as your back drop. There is a student art show on the beach that is produced in conjunction with the City of Virginia Beach Public Schools as partners in education.

Presented by Sponsorships Unlimited.

For more information, contact info@vbsurfartexpo.com.

Steel Pier Classic and Surf Art Expo

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61st Annual Boardwalk Art Show – Call for Artists

The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art invites artists to participate in the 61st Annual Boardwalk Art Show.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 31 Dec 2015

Celebrating 61 years in fine art and contemporary craft on the Virginia Beach oceanfront, The Boardwalk Art Show is top-ranked.

Artists will benefit by having the opportunity to show and sell their work to over 200,000 people who walk the show every year. All artists in the show are eligible to win up to $25,000 in prize money and will be judged by three art professionals from across the country. The best in show award is $7,500.

The Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) is a non-profit institution, which exists to foster awareness, exploration and understanding of the significant art of our time. Through excellence and diversity in our exhibitions and educational programming, MOCA stimulates individual thinking and dialogue throughout the community.

Proceeds from the Boardwalk Art Show directly support MOCA and help us fulfill our mission to provide thought-provoking, contemporary art exhibitions and children’s art education programs.

For more information, contact christie@virginiamoca.org.

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