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DVAC CSA
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Call Type: Competitions
Eligibility: Regional
City: Dayton
State: Ohio
Fee: $10.00
Entry Deadline: 1/13/17
Days remaining to deadline: 3

Submissions require 1-10 images, an artist statement, and a CV, along with a brief (250 characters) description of the project. (Think elevator speech.) 

All artists are eligible to apply. Emerging artists (artists exhibiting less than 3 years are particularly encouraged.) DVAC seeks to present work of the highest level of craftsmanship, originality and contemporary style. All work must be structurally sound, safe, non-toxic and fit for its intended use. DVAC will not accept commercially-produced items or structures.

All Media: all; but selected artists must commit to creating an edition of 50 artworks (photographs, prints or multiples between Feb 14 and deadline June 1, 2017.

Submission is free for current members of the Dayton Visual Arts Center. Applicants may become a member ($45/year) through the DVAC Web site www.daytonvisualarts.org and apply for additional Call for Artists all year at no fee. $10 for non-members
 

2017 Art on Loan Program
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Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: Regional
City: Centennial
State: Colorado
Fee: $0.00
Entry Deadline: 1/13/17
Days remaining to deadline: 3
Number of Applications Allowed: 3

South Suburban Park and Recreation District invites artists residing in Colorado to apply for the 6th Annual Art-on-Loan Program. This is a year-long outdoor exhibit designed to promote public interest in art, develop community pride, and enhance the visitor experience around the popular Goodson Recreation Center (Centennial, Colorado) and The Hudson Gardens & Events Center (Littleton, Colorado).  Up to 6 artworks will be selected for display. Artworks will be displayed from June 2017 to June 2018 and during this time period will be for sale to the general public.  A $500 honorarium will be paid for each artwork. 


The Artery of the City of Hopkins
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Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: National
City: Hopkins
State: Minnesota
Fee: $0.00
Entry Deadline: 1/13/17
Days remaining to deadline: 3

The City of Hopkins is pleased to invite artists to submit their qualifications to be considered for several public art projects that will set the stage for an exciting new gateway to historic downtown Hopkins – the Artery.

The Artery is the connection, via 8th Avenue, between Mainstreet Hopkins and the proposed Downtown Hopkins LRT Station on the Green Line Extension.  The design of the Artery includes a two-way cycle track, an expansive pedestrian walkway, gathering places and outdoor “rooms,” and one-way automobile traffic.  The intent is to create an environment that inspires people to come to Hopkins via LRT or their bike, and motivates them to return.  “Pedestrian-seductive” is how the City of Hopkins describes the intended experience.  There are 5 public art opportunities: Street Closure Sculpture, Photo Op Bench, Shade Canopy, Illuminated Sculpture, and Art Screen Panels.

 

2017 Courage Kenny Cards Art Search
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Call Type: Unspecified
Eligibility: Unspecified
City: Minneapolis
State: Minnesota
Fee: $10.00
Entry Deadline: 1/15/17
Days remaining to deadline: 5

Celebrate the season and submit your holiday art now!  Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute invites you to participate in the 2017 Holiday Card Art Search.  We are looking to showcase your talent by reproducing your art on a holiday card. Every selected artist is promoted in our national direct mail catalog and website for national exposure.  Proceeds from the sale of these fine art cards help people with physical disabilities advance their lives and foster independence through the services of Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute.


ART POP - BEAUFORT
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Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: Local
City: Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper
State: South Carolina
Fee: $0.00
Entry Deadline: 1/15/17
Days remaining to deadline: 5

This is your chance to have your art shown on a billboard throughout Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton and Jasper Counties in 2017! All submitted work MUST already be in correct aspect ratio to be considered. Please review the specifications before submitting.

Call for Outdoor Sculpture
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Call Type: Proposals
Eligibility: Regional
City: St. Anthony
State: Minnesota
Fee: $0.00
Entry Deadline: 1/15/17
Days remaining to deadline: 5

Silverwood Park is seeking proposals for outdoor sculpture or site-specific installation to be installed in September 2017. One proposal will be selected and awarded a $5000 honorarium to support its creation. Deadline is January 15, 2017. Juror: Jack Becker


LEAP
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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: National
City: Alamosa
State: Colorado
Fee: $25.00
Entry Deadline: 1/15/17
Days remaining to deadline: 5

“Artists and scientists tend to approach problems with a similar open-mindedness and inquisitiveness — they both do not fear the unknown, preferring leaps to incremental steps.”  - John Maeda, Scientific American

The Cloyde Snook Gallery at the Art Department, Adams State University, seeks artwork in all media for a national juried exhibition.

For “LEAP” we seek artworks that combine, collaborate with, incorporate, or explore science, new technology, engineering, or mathematics.  This could include works in robotics, architectural design, interactive design, data visualization, nanotech, digital fabrication, virtual reality etc, as well as traditional art media. Collaborative works are welcome.


2017-2018 Boerne Art al Fresco Public Art Competition
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Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: National
City: Boerne
State: Texas
Fee: $0.00
Entry Deadline: 1/15/17
Days remaining to deadline: 5
Number of Applications Allowed: 3

Stipend:  $1,500 each

The City of Boerne, Texas seeks up to ten (10) outdoor sculptures for its Boerne Art al Fresco Public Art Competition.  The sculptures will be exhibited outdoors in and around the City’s downtown Historic District, The Hill Country Mile, and the Boerne Trail system.  Selected works will be loaned to the City for a period of 12 months. 

Only completed, ready-to-loan artworks will be accepted.  Submissions of artwork concepts, maquettes, or models will NOT be considered.

Exhibition schedule: March 25, 2017 – March , 2018
Installation schedule:  March 22-24, 2017


Sculpture Evergreen Sculpture Walk 2017-18
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Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: National
City: Evergreen
State: Colorado
Fee: $30.00
Entry Deadline: 1/16/17
Days remaining to deadline: 6

Sculpture Evergreen  invites artists to submit sculptures to our annual rotating Sculpture Walk. Sculptures need to be suitable for outdoor installation and must stand a minimum of 42" tall. Due to the nature of out sites many demand larger sculptures, and pieces standing between 4-12 feet in height have the best chance of being chosen, however, we do have a few sites for smaller pieces which may be viewed more intimately. Please look at our website and familiarize yourself with the available sites. The sculptures will be on display for one year. Between two and three will be held over for a second year (with the artist's permission), and artists will recieve an second stipend. The sculptures will be listed as being available for purchase in our published brochure and on our website.This is a juried exhibition of up to 16 large sculptures, which will be on display in Evergreen and Kittredge, Colorado, located in the foothills west of Denver. A stipend of $700 will be awarded for each accepted entry as well as cash prizes for top submissions. Since the conception of this competition, 33 pieces have been purchased and become part of the permanent collection. Entries need to be submitted by January 16 , 2017.


National Art Encounter Competition 2017
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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: National
City: Naples
State: Florida
Fee: $29.00
Event Dates: 3/17/2017 - 4/15/2017
Entry Deadline: 1/16/17
Days remaining to deadline: 6

The Naples Art Association in Naples, Florida is now accepting entries for the latest national juried awards exhibition. The National Art Encounter Competition 2017 is a biennial exhibition open to artists residing in the United States. There are 9 artist awards with a total cash value of $3,500. Three distinguished art professionals will review all entries and nominate the award winners. Alejo Benedetti, Curatorial Assistant, Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art: Jade Dellinger, Bob Rauschenberg Gallery Director; and Mallory O’Connor, Professor of Art History, Emerita, Santa Fe College. The brick and mortar exhibition will be on view in Naples, Florida from March 17 - April 15, 2017 and is open to all media, subject matter and genres of artwork created after January 1, 2013. Located in the heart of the 5th Avenue South shopping, dining and entertainment district, the non-profit Naples Art Association is over 60-years old and is the premier visual arts organization in the City of Naples. Enter one or two artworks in either the 2-dimensional or 3-dimensional artwork category. Entry fee $29. Deadline January 16, 2017. 


2017-19 Sculpture For All Competition & Exhibition
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Call Type: Competitions
Eligibility: National
City: Nacodoches
State: Texas
Fee: $15.00
Entry Deadline: 1/16/17
Days remaining to deadline: 6

Juror: Dewane Hughes

Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA) in Nacogdoches, Texas, is accepting
submissions from sculptors for the third installation of Sculpture For All,
a biennial outdoor exhibition and competition. Up to ten works will be
selected for display on the SFA campus, which includes one of the largest
Azalea gardens in the nation. A stipend of up to $1000 will be awarded to
each of the artists chosen. Additional cash prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd
places will be awarded.

The Center for Photography at Woodstock: Woodstock AIR 2017
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Call Type: Residencies
Eligibility: National
City: Woodstock
State: New York
Fee: $10.00
Entry Deadline: 1/16/17
Days remaining to deadline: 6

WOODSTOCK AIR  is a residency program for US-based artists and critics/scholars/curators of color working in photography.

The Center for Photography at Woodstock Artist In Residence Program is designed to support US-based artists and curators/scholars/critics of color working in photography. WOODSTOCK AIR provides access to facilities, financial, critical, and technical support. The drive for this program is to free the residents from the busy routines and demands of everyday life – and to provide a sanctuary for creativity. Each year CPW offers seven residencies for artists of color and one residency for a curator/critic of color. Residencies are one month in duration, and occur from May through September.

WOODSTOCK AIR was listed among the top 20 residency programs in the U.S. by Artinfo and one of the top residencies for photographers in the world by Format Magazine.

Applications are available only through callforentry.org. The deadline for Woodstock AIR 2017 is January 16, 2017.


Navasota Artist in Residency Spring 2017
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Call Type: Residencies
Eligibility: International
City: Navasota
State: Texas
Fee: $25.00
Event Dates: 2/27/2017 - 8/7/2017
Entry Deadline: 1/16/17
Days remaining to deadline: 6

The City of Navasota and The Arts Council of Brazos Valley are excited to open the Spring 2017 Navasota Artists in Residence Application! The Artists in Residence will have an opportunity to live, work, and exhibit in the historic Horlock Home in Navasota, Texas which includes living and studio space for each of the three selected artists as well as a retail gallery space. The term of each residency is roughly six (6) months. The City of Navasota will provide amenities including internet, cable, electricity, retail space and live/work space free of charge to selected artists with the purpose of providing artists the opportunity to create and sell their work. 


Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival - Juried Visual Art Exhibition 2017
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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: Regional
City: Pittsburgh
State: Pennsylvania
Fee: $0.00
Entry Deadline: 1/17/17
Days remaining to deadline: 7

Showcasing exceptional new art by regional artists (within 150 miles of gallery) in various stages of their careers, and in a variety of media, the JVAE delivers high-quality visual arts to Festival fans in an indoor gallery setting. The exhibition is hosted inside the Trust Arts Education Center (James E. Rohr Building) at 805-807 Liberty Avenue in Pittsburgh’s award-winning Cultural District throughout the Dollar Bank Three Rivers Arts Festival, June 2 – 11, 2017.

Art in Bloom 2017 Fine Art Exhibition
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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: Regional
City: Anacortes
State: Washington
Fee: $20.00
Event Dates: 4/14/2017 - 4/23/2017
Entry Deadline: 1/17/17
Days remaining to deadline: 7

Art in Bloom is an Anacortes Arts Festival Fine Art Exhibition April 14 - 23, geared toward emerging collectors (new focus).  It is located at the historic Depot Art Center in Anacortes.  It features bodies of work from 20 – 25 artists.  Art in Bloom is part of Spring Fest - a week-long series of events that also include a Spring Arts Festival, Color Run and  fundraising event.  Proceeds from art sales support arts education for k-12 school children.   Art in Bloom falls within the setting of the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival that attracts tens of thousands of visitors during the month of April.  867

RI State Council on the Arts University of Rhode Island Harrington School
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Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: Regional
City: Providence
State: Rhode Island
Fee: $0.00
Entry Deadline: 1/17/17
Days remaining to deadline: 7

Budget: $20,000
Eligibility: This RFQ is open to working artists from New England & New York. Students are not eligible to apply.
Artwork for the Living/Learning Room at the Harrington School of Communication and Media at the University of Rhode Island’s, (URI), Kingston campus will be commissioned through Rhode Island’s Public Art Law, which mandates that 1% of all state capital construction and renovation funds be allocated to the purchase and maintenance of public art.  Through this program the State recognizes that “public art creates a more humane environment: one of distinction, enjoyment, and pride for all citizens”.  


Art Around the Clock - Temporary Outdoor Public Art Gallery
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Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: National
City: Redmond
State: Oregon
Fee: $0.00
Entry Deadline: 1/18/17
Days remaining to deadline: 8
Number of Applications Allowed: 3

A two year temporary installation in the City of Redmond, OR.  Selected artists will receive $750 and be provided assistance with installation. & take-down. At the end of two year period, one work will be chosen for purchase. A 20% commission will be taken from the sales price listed if sold during the exhibition period. The City of Redmond’s Commission for Art in Public Places (RCAPP) invites artists and artist teams to submit existing artworks to be installed in the City of Redmond’s Outdoor Public Art Gallery (Art Around the Clock).  The mission of the Art Around the Clock program is to regularly introduce original art into the heart of Redmond to create a unique sense of place and enhance community identity.  This will be the third round of a successful program that has brought considerable exposure to participating artists.  The art installation will be marketed by the City of Redmond as a product for sale and will be displayed prominently in the city center.  The duration of the installation is for two years.  Each artist will be provided a stipend of $750 for the installation of their art.  The City of Redmond will underwrite the costs for installation of the art piece on concrete and metal pedestals designed especially for the program.  (Please see Floor/Site Plan Image).  All proposals need to be able to attach to the pedestals per the attachment.  At the end of the installation period, the community of Redmond will be invited to vote on a “People’s Choice” that will be purchased by RCAPP as part of the City of Redmond’s permanent public art collection.  


Cut and Paste: Contemporary Collage
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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: International
City: Brooklyn
State: New York
Fee: $35.00
Entry Deadline: 1/18/17
Days remaining to deadline: 8

Cut and Paste: Contemporary Collage International Juried Art Exhibition NYC
February 25th - March 19th 2017
This is an open call for submissions from artists for an exhibition at Site:Brooklyn.

Cut and Paste: Contemporary Collage is an exhibition that reflects the ambitious, innovative and contemporary practices in collage today.

About the Juror:
We are fortunate to have the highly respected Metropolitan Museum of Art Specialist Jared Ash. Jared Ash is the Slavic and Special Collections Librarian at the Thomas J. Watson Library, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. His former positions include Curator and Librarian of Special Collections at the Newark Public Library (Newark, NJ), and Curator of the Judith Rothschild Foundation, for which he developed a collection of Russian avant-garde books and works on paper that was donated to the Museum of Modern Art, New York, and featured in the 2002 MoMA exhibition, “The Russian Avant-Garde Book 1910-1934.” He has written essays for publications by MoMA, the Art Institute of Chicago, and the library of the Van Abbemuseum, and for the journals, Central Booking and Art Documentation.

Site:Brooklyn is a street level gallery located in the heart of the Gowanus arts district. The gallery is dedicated to exhibiting a wide range of emerging and midcareer artists. The gallery invites artists, curators and writers to engage in lively exhibitions, criticism and the exchange of ideas through art, reflecting our times and shaping our culture.


Art Springs 2017
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Call Type: Festivals
Eligibility: Regional
City: Hot Springs
State: Arkansas
Fee: $20.00
Entry Deadline: 1/20/17
Days remaining to deadline: 10

Art Springs is the free 2-day outdoor festival portion of the annual Hot Springs celebration – Arts & The Park.  Art Springs is a juried festival bursting with Arkansas artists and artisans. Art Springs is held at the Hill Wheatley Plaza in downtown historic Hot Springs and is open from 10 am to 6 pm on Saturday, May 6 and 10 am – 4 pm on Sunday, May 7, 2017.

Brush with Burden 2017 Art Exhibition
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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: National
City: Baton Rouge
State: Louisiana
Fee: $20.00
Entry Deadline: 1/20/17
Days remaining to deadline: 10

The LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden is an oasis for garden and nature lovers in the heart of Baton Rouge, La.  Situated on 440 acres of beautiful green space, it is one of the city's and state's greatest treasures.  The missAny artwork thation of the Burden Horticulture Society is to promote, support and enhance the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden.
Email:  bwb@burdenhorticulturesociety.com
Telephone:  (225) 763-3990, Option 0 


40th International Exhibition: Watercolor Art Society-Houston
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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: International
City: Houston
State: Texas
Fee: $35.00
Entry Deadline: 1/20/17
Days remaining to deadline: 10

Founded in 1975, the Watercolor Art Society – Houston (WAS-H) has brought the excitement of water media to the greater Houston area with exceptional exhibitions, dedicated community outreach, and teaching programs and demonstrations provided by world class instructors. With over 600 members, WAS-H has provided year-round opportunities to every level of painter – from novice to the seasoned expert. Artists and art lovers can also enjoy year-round exhibitions in the WAS-H gallery, situated in the heart of Houston’s vibrant Museum District.

This year’s event – the 40th Annual International Exhibition – will highlight the excellence of its talented members and global participants, past honorees and exceptional jurors – in an exhibition slated for March 2017. Combined with generous awards and the participation of a highly sought after Juror and Instructor, the 2017 International Exhibition is intended to promote and present outstanding talent by water media artists from around the world.


SET IN MOTION
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Call Type: Photography
Eligibility: International
City: S. Yarmouth
State: Massachusetts
Fee: $20.00
Entry Deadline: 1/20/17
Days remaining to deadline: 10

The Cultural Center of Cape Cod, a non-profit arts organization located in South Yarmouth, Massachusetts, invites photographers worldwide to submit images to our online competition, 
SET IN MOTION.

Pockets of time that become irreplaceable, we do our best to preserve that instance of change through photography. We can visualize motion in new ways by manipulating the speed of the shutter. Our eye can suddenly see a droplet of water suspended in time or a bullet slicing through an apple. Long shutter speeds capture the distorted blur of a waterfall or even drawing with light at night. Taking it slow or speeding it up, the shutter speed is up to you. Motion Photography, any and all methods of capture and process are welcome.

2017 Sculpture Walk Peoria
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Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: International
City: Peoria
State: Illinois
Fee: $20.00
Entry Deadline: 1/20/17
Days remaining to deadline: 10

Sculpture Walk Peoria is currently accepting submissions for an outdoor sculpture exhibition in 2017.

Sculpture Walk Peoria is an annual, juried, outdoor exhibit offering local, regional, national and international sculptors opportunities to showcase and sell their creations, while enhancing the cultural environment of Peoria and providing opportunities to educate the public.

Artist's honorarium is $1,500 plus mileage up to $500, two hotel room nights, and events with donors, artists, the public and local leaders. One artist will receive a “People's Choice” award of $2,500. A boom truck for sculpture installation will be available on June 1, 2017 and June 2, 2017.  All sculptures must be installed by June 2, 2017 for the opening at 10 AM on June 3, 2017.

All sculptures are to be for sale. As of November 1, 2016, we have sold 4 sculptures from 2015 Sculpture Walk Peoria (out of 15 sculptures) and 1 sculpture from 2016 Sculpture Walk Peoria.  We anticipate additional sales. Call to Artists: 30 Under 30 Juried Exhibition
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Call Type: Competitions
Eligibility: National
City: New York
State: New York
Fee: $20.00
Entry Deadline: 1/21/17
Days remaining to deadline: 11

Viridian Artists is proud to present: Call for Artists: 30 under 30
Some artists are ready to reveal their creative genius before the age of 30. Why not give it a shot?

Submission Guidelines. 
  • Artists must be under 30 years of age.
  • $20 for 3 images
  • ​Any media, no larger than 36″ in any direction is welcome. 
 
Tubac Center of the Arts Flight Exhibition
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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: International
City: Tubac
State: Arizona
Fee: $35.00
Entry Deadline: 1/21/17
Days remaining to deadline: 11

Flight is an exhibit of art celebrating the beauty and spirit of birds and all things that take to the air. Southern Arizona is a mecca for bird watching, bees, balloons, and the myriad of things and ideas that take flight. Artists are urged to enter work which is innovative in concept and approach, whether representational or abstract. All mediums are accepted. Work must have been completed within the last 24 months. Work that has been previously displayed at TCA is not eligible. All work must be the original creation of the artist.


Atlanta Print Biennial
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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: International
City: Atlanta
State: Georgia
Fee: $35.00
Entry Deadline: 1/21/17
Days remaining to deadline: 11

International Deadline: January 14, 2017

The Atlanta Printmaker’s Studio announces a call for entries for the 2017 Atlanta Print Biennial, an international exhibition of works on paper hosted by Kai Lin Art,, a contemporary art gallery located in the vibrant Westside District of Midtown Atlanta, GA. International Exhibit: March 15 - April 14, 2017


Texas National Competition & Exhibition 2017
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Call Type: Competitions
Eligibility: National
City: Nacogdoches
State: Texas
Fee: $35.00
Event Dates: 4/8/2017 - 6/10/2017
Entry Deadline: 1/22/17
Days remaining to deadline: 12

Exhibition Dates: April 8 – June 10, 2017.                        
The Juror: Benito Huerta
Awards: 1st - $2,000; 2nd - $1,000; 3rd - $500; Honorable Mentions

Eligibility: TEXAS NATIONAL COMPETITION & EXHIBITION 2017 is open to all artists working in the United States. Works may be of any medium (except video and performance). All works must be original and completed within THE LAST TWO YEARS. Works too old or two large will be disqualified. No previously submitted works will be accepted. All works must be available through the entire run of the show. Do not submit works for jury that might be sold before or shown elsewhere during the TEXAS NATIONAL 2017 show time frame. Deadline for entries is January 22, 2017. Visit us at: http://www.art.sfasu.edu/cole. Questions? email us at sfaartgalleries@sfasu.edu, or call 936-468-1131.


NEXT Up
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Call Type: Competitions
Eligibility: National
City: Denver
State: Colorado
Fee: $35.00
Event Dates: 2/23/2017 - 3/11/2017
Entry Deadline: 1/22/17
Days remaining to deadline: 12

CALL FOR ENTRIES now open for the NEXT Up.
Exhibition Dates: February 23 – March 10, 2017

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NEXT Gallery presents their 2nd National Call for entries. As one of the premier co-ops in Denver and highlighted in Westword 2014 as part of one of the best art districts in Denver, CO, we are asking all artists throughout the nation to apply to show their work in Denver. This is an open themed show, all we ask is that you submit your best work.

NEXT Up provides an opportunity to showcase local and national artists in a professional exhibit. With over 1700 sq. ft. of space our juror will select 25 of the best artists to complement our traditional and contemporary space. Among the 25 selected artists our juror will select a Best of Show Award with a monetary prize of $500 and an Honorable Mention with a monetary prize of $250. Our hope is to have the prize increase yearly as does our participation in this exceptional new art showing in Denver.

NEXT Gallery seeks 2D and 3D fine art created in the last 2 years in all mediums.


3rd Open Call
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Call Type: Photography
Eligibility: International
City: Providence
State: Rhode Island
Fee: $30.00
Entry Deadline: 1/22/17
Days remaining to deadline: 12

Call for Entries: 3rd Open Call Exhibition
February 16 - March 11, 2017 • Jurored by Paula Tognarelli

Providence Center for Photographic Arts (formerly Peter Miller Fine Art) photography gallery seeks a broad range of exhibition-ready work from established and emerging photographers for its 3rd Open Call exhibit, juried by Paula Tognarelli, Executive Director and Curator of the Griffin Museum of Photography.

The “open call” is an opportunity to present your best work. There is no theme to adhere to. We want to hear (and see) your story, what drives, motivates, and inspires your creative process. All photo-based images are welcome. There is no limitation to subject matter or technique. All entries will be reviewed and judged on artistic merit, originality, technical excellence, composition, and overall impact.
 


Tubac Center of the Arts The Book Cover Exhibition
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Call Type: Unspecified
Eligibility: Unspecified
City: Tubac
State: Arizona
Fee: $35.00
Entry Deadline: 1/23/17
Days remaining to deadline: 13

The Book Cover Exhibition celebrates the fine art of judging a book by its cover. Artists are asked to create works of art for the cover of a real or imagined book (you may or may not include the title in the artwork itself). This call is for two-dimensional work only. Artists are urged to enter work that is innovative in content or approach. Artist’s work will be displayed at the Tubac Center of the Arts and then moved to the Tucson Festival of the Book for one weekend, before returning to the Center.


West Michigan Area Show
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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: Local
City: Kalamazoo
State: Michigan
Fee: $20.00
Entry Deadline: 1/23/17
Days remaining to deadline: 13

West Michigan Area Show 2017
March 4 - May 28, 2017

Since the 1960s, this annual juried exhibition has showcased the work in all media by artists in a 14-county region surrounding Kalamazoo. Each year, a renowned artist, educator, or museum specialist selects the works to be exhibited and 14 works to be awarded over $5,000 in prizes, including a $1,000 grand prize.

The 2017 juror will be Fiona Ragheb. A curator with more than 20 years experience, Ms. Ragheb holds advanced degrees in art history and architecture. Her career includes work at the Walker Art Center, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and the Broad Art Foundation.

The exhibition is sponsored by Chemical Bank and Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs.  Additional support provided by David Isaacson in memory of his wife, Helen Sheridan.


Carla Madison Portrait
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Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: Local
City: Denver
State: Colorado
Fee: $0.00
Entry Deadline: 1/23/17
Days remaining to deadline: 13

The City of Denver Public Art Program and the Carla Madison Recreation Center Art Selection Panel is seeking to commission a portrait of the late Denver City Councilwoman, Carla Madison, who died at age 54. The call is only open to Colorado artists. The portrait can consist of different media, including, but not limited to, paint, and can be part of a larger installation.  The portrait will be displayed in the under-construction 62,000 SF Carla Madison Recreation Center (currently under construction) located at East Colfax Avenue and Josephine Street, near East High School and City Park. The recreation center is scheduled for completion in the summer of 2017. To view images of Carla Madison: http://www.pweiss.net/


Paco Sanchez Park Public Art Project
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Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: Local
City: Denver
State: Colorado
Fee: $0.00
Entry Deadline: 1/23/17
Days remaining to deadline: 13

Introduction
The Denver Arts & Venues Public Art Program and the Paco Sanchez Park Art Selection Panel has released a Request for Qualifications for artists who wish to work on a public art project for the Paco Sanchez Park. Paco Sanchez Park, located at 12th Avenue and Federal Boulevard in the West Colfax and Villa Park neighborhoods of west Denver. The park is the new site for the Re-imagine Play project.  Re-imagine Play is an innovative concept that goes beyond the traditional playground. It is intended to be a multi-generational activity and play area that gives park users of all ages the opportunity to remain active and enjoy a healthy lifestyle. The park will contain some traditional playground elements, but will also include custom-designed structures and landscapes that provide a more natural environment, encouraging park visitors to use their imaginations to create new, unique experiences every time they visit.

Carla Madison Recreation Center Project
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Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: Local
City: Denver
State: Colorado
Fee: $0.00
Entry Deadline: 1/23/17
Days remaining to deadline: 13

The Denver Arts & Venues Public Art Program and the Carla Madison Recreation Center Art Selection Panel has released a Request for Qualifications for artists who wish to work on a public art project for the soon-to-be-finished Carla Madison Recreation Center. The Carla Madison Recreation Center will be the first urban recreation Center in the state of Colorado, located on the corner of Colfax Avenue and Josephine Street in central Denver. This unique location provides an opportunity to connect to and extend City Park into the urban environment along Colfax Avenue, the longest continuous street in the nation. The City Park Esplanade which extends south from City Park along the eastern portion of the Recreation Center’s site provides opportunities to restore the historic connections to East High School and the historic Esplanade. This pivotal location also provides an opportunity to strengthen connections between the renewed energy of a quickly redeveloping Colfax and the adjacent historic residential neighborhoods to the north and the south. In coordination with Denver Public Schools, Denver Parks and Recreation is working to build a facility that provides greatly needed recreation opportunities to a currently underserved population in the surrounding areas. The 68,000 SF facility will include swimming pools, a gymnasium, fitness areas, community gathering spaces, classrooms and outdoor amenities. The site will be designed in a way to create a new venue for community gathering. The selection panel is interested in commissioning an artist or group of artists to collaborate with the design team to activate one or more exterior sites connected with the facility.


Massachusetts Cultural Council Artist Fellowship: Photography 2017
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Call Type: Fellowships
Eligibility: Local
City: Boston
State: Massachusetts
Fee: $0.00
Entry Deadline: 1/23/17
Days remaining to deadline: 13

The Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC) Artist Fellowships are competitive, anonymously judged grants of $12,000 and finalist awards of $1,000 FOR MASSACHUSETTS ARTISTS ONLY, based on the artistic quality and creative ability of the original art work submitted. This call is for PHOTOGRAPHY applications. MCC is a state agency that promotes excellence, access, education, and diversity in the arts, humanities, and interpretive sciences to improve the quality of life for all Massachusetts residents and contribute to the economic vitality of our communities.

Flipside: An Alt Angle to Photo Processes
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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: Regional
City: Denver
State: Colorado
Fee: $10.00
Entry Deadline: 1/23/17
Days remaining to deadline: 13

Join the Art Students League as we celebrate Denver’s biennial MoP (Month of Photography)! Flipside is a regional juried exhibition that explores non-traditional and non-commercial photography in alternative processes. The exhibition is open to Colorado artists at least 18 years of age. All forms of alternative photo processes are eligible.
In partnership with CPAC (Colorado Photographic Art Center)
Juror:  Samantha Johnston, Executive Director at CPAC
Exhibition Dates:  March 4 - April 21, 2017

 

Digitalia: National Juried Exhibition of Digital Art
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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: National
City: Poughkeepsie
State: New York
Fee: $35.00
Entry Deadline: 1/23/17
Days remaining to deadline: 13

Digitalia: National Juried Exhibition of Digital Art

Juror: Bruce Wands, Chair Emeritus of the MFA Computer Art Department, Founding Chair, BFA Computer Art Department and Director of Computer Education, School of Visual Arts, New York

Deadline: Jan. 23, 2017
Exhibition Dates: March 18 – April 15, 2017

Digitalia is a national juried exhibition of digitally-created art, including digital painting, computer-based illustration, digitally manipulated photography, fractals and algorithmic imagery, digital manipulations of traditionally-created art, digital montages and collages, mixed media with digital elements, artwork created with mobile devices and apps, and interactive installations. We are interested in work that complicate (implicitly or explicitly) perceived boundaries between “art” and “technology.”  

Bruce Wands is author of Art of the Digital Age and Director of the New York Digital Salon.  In 2016, he served as juror for the Lumen Prize Global Awards and Tour of Digital Art.   


Denver Zoo/City Park Project
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Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: National
City: Denver
State: Colorado
Fee: $0.00
Entry Deadline: 1/23/17
Days remaining to deadline: 13

The Denver Arts & Venues Public Art Program seeks to commission an artist or team of artists to create an original work of art for the exterior façade of a building on Denver Zoo’s property. The building is located on the southeastern side of the Zoo, adjacent to Denver’s City Park and facing City Park’s Duck Lake.  The Denver Zoo/City Park art selection panel has recommended a site-specific, unique artwork to be designed, fabricated and installed on the façade. The nearby fence line and service gate are secondary locations for art. This commission is open nationally to artists/artist teams working in most media. The commission amount is $285,000 USD.


FALC 22nd Annual Juried Exhibition
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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: Regional
City: Cary
State: North Carolina
Fee: $35.00
Entry Deadline: 1/26/17
Days remaining to deadline: 16

The Fine Arts League of Cary is accepting submissions for its 22nd Annual Juried Art Exhibition. 2D artists who are current residents of North Carolina, South Carolina or Virginia are welcome to enter. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prizes totally over $2,000 to awarded, along with various Honor Awards. Our juror is Bob Rankin, renowned artist, world traveler, and beloved art teacher from Raleigh, North Carolina.


Nude Nite - Tampa 2017
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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: National
City: Tampa
State: Florida
Fee: $40.00
Entry Deadline: 1/26/17
Days remaining to deadline: 16

Nude Nite - TAMPA Event Dates: March 2, 3, 4, 2017 Submission Deadline: Jan 26 Midnight Mountain time (2am Eastern) -Contact me at info@nudenite.com for a time allowance given for technical circumstances after Cafe closes.  $40 fee per Application to include up to 2 images.  Location: TBA

Nude Nite, since 1996 is the largest art show dedicated to nude works in North America. Nude Nite is a 25,000 square foot pop up gallery held annually in Orlando and Tampa, Florida with a dedicated and experienced sales staff. Artists experience networking opportunities with fellow artists, collectors and thousands of art enthusiasts over 3 fun filled evenings. All Genre's are encouraged to submit.  Artists are not required to attend to participate. 


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