Pathways: Blurring the Lines – NYC

Agora Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Pathways, an exhibition featuring the works of Enrico Ambrosio, Westby and Mercier, Lorena Becerra, Anita Birkenfeld, Hanneke Kempers, Nancy McLean, Iva Milanova, Frédérique Négrié, Alaleh Ostad, Elke Riedel, Rody, Svetlana Sintseva, and Bekir Smolski.

Through a survey of the diverse oeuvres of the aforementioned thirteen artists, Pathways examines how art can blur the lines between fantasy and reality. For example, Enrico Ambrosio’s digital explosions of color and light are contrasted with Nancy Mclean’s dynamically textured, whimsical adaptations of everyday scenes and objects. Meanwhile, Alaleh Ostad reinterprets traditional landscape scenes by transforming them into dynamic, abstract compositions through energetic swirls of oil paint on canvas. The exhibition considers these motifs through a myriad of media, including paintings, sculpture, digital compositions, photography, and multimedia collages. The innovative use of various materials and media by each of the artists in Pathways presents the viewer with the opportunity to overstep the boundary of the real into the ethereal.

Pathways will open on September 26th, with an opening reception on September 28th from 6-8pm, and will remain open until October 17th, 2017.

Exhibition Dates: Sept. 26  – Oct. 17, 2017

Reception: Thursday, Sept. 28, 2017, 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Gallery Hours: Tues-Sat 11:00am – 6:00pm

Gallery Location: 530 West 25th Street, New York, NY

Event URL:  https://www.agora-gallery.com/collectivecatalog/Collective_9_26_2017.aspx

Featured Artists:

Enrico Ambrosio  |  Lorena Becerra  |  Anita Birkenfeld  |  Rody  |  Hanneke Kempers  |  Nancy McLean  |  Iva Milanova  |  Frédérique Négrié  |  Alaleh Ostad  |  Elke Riedel  |  Svetlana Sintseva  |  Bekir Smolski  |  Westby and Mercier

About Agora Gallery

Agora Gallery is a contemporary fine art gallery located in the heart of Chelsea’s fine art district in New York. Established in 1984, Agora Gallery specializes in connecting art dealers and collectors with national and international artists. The art gallery’s expert consultants are available to assist corporate and private clients in procuring original artwork to meet their organization’s specific needs and budget requirements. With a strong online presence and popular online gallery, ARTmine, coupled with the spacious and elegant physical gallery space, the work of our talented artists, who work in diverse media and styles, can receive the attention it deserves. Over the years Agora Gallery has sponsored and catered to special events aimed at fostering social awareness and promoting the use of art to help those in need.

Image: Westby and Mercier, Let There Be Light, Ink on Canvas, 36” x 48”

Deadline: Sept. 12, 2017 – Call to Artist “Abstract 2017” Exhibit & Grant at Gallery 25N

Call to Artists for Exhibition “Abstract 2017” at Gallery 25N.

Abstract 2017

Deadline: September 12, 2017 (Midnight EST)

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Call to artists for an exhibit. Twenty artists will be selected for a group exhibit at Gallery25N online. The exhibit and all selected artists will be extensively marketed worldwide.

NEW!!!
Curators Art Prize” One of the exhibiting artists will be the recipient of a $500 grant.
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Theme and Selection:
Abstract 2017” – The curators are looking for art of any subject created as abstraction. The artwork must be based on abstraction, where the subject or message is pushed to visual limits of abstraction so that there is little to no representation of the real world (as in nonrepresentational).

Eligibility & Mediums:
This competition is open to all artists and photographers 18 years of age or older. Entries must be created in any still medium, e.g., paint, drawing, photography, sculpture, installation, digital, collage, or fiber art.

Deadlines:
Submission Deadline: September 12, 2017 (Midnight EST)
Curator Selection: September 19, 2017
Artist Notification: September 27, 2017
Exhibit Opens: October 6, 2017

Submit Your Art

Breaking with Realism: Meditations on Emotion – NYC

Agora Gallery is pleased to announce the opening of Breaking with Realism, featuring the works of Marco Mendoza, Noelle Kristine, Maciej Marecki, Nancy Landauer, Rina Lazar, Alex Osborne, Sydnei SmithJordan, Joan Criscione, Iftah Geva, Nobuko Saji, Claudia Mayer-Mallenau, Vandana Nittoor, Philippe Thélin, Georges de Groot, Heesu Choi, Patricia Brintle, Marc Tremblay and Herluck Antoine Blémur.

The eighteen artists in this exhibition are each recognized for their own respective practices that offer a refreshing meditation on how variations in color, composition, and texture reflect the complexities of emotion. The exhibition pushes the boundaries of traditional realist painting, sculpture, and photography by juxtaposing imaginative, contemporary portraiture with dynamic, abstract works that recall themes of spirituality, humanity, and the natural world in piercing detail. Furthermore, each artist presents a variety of mediums, including but not limited to oil and acrylic on canvas, pastel, and collage that invite the viewer to contemplate the collective language of the human experience.

Breaking with Realism will open on September 2nd with an opening reception on September 7th from 6-8pm, and will remain open until September 22, 2017.

Exhibition Dates: Sept. 2  – Sept. 22, 2017

Reception: Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Gallery Hours: Tues-Sat 11:00am – 6:00pm

Gallery Location: 530 West 25th Street, New York, NY

Event URL:  https://www.agora-gallery.com/collectivecatalog/Collective_9_2_2017.aspx

Featured Artists:

Herluck Antoine Blémur  |  Patricia Brintle  |  Heesu Choi  |  Joan Criscione  |  Noelle Kristine  |  Georges de Groot  |  Iftah Geva  |  Nancy Landauer  |  Rina Lazar  |  Maciej Marecki  |  Claudia Mayer-Mallenau  |  Marco Mendoza  |  Vandana Nittoor  |  Alex Osborne  |  Philippe Thélin  |  Nobuko Saji  |  Sydnei SmithJordan  |  Marc Tremblay

About Agora Gallery

Agora Gallery is a contemporary fine art gallery located in the heart of Chelsea’s fine art district in New York. Established in 1984, Agora Gallery specializes in connecting art dealers and collectors with national and international artists. The art gallery’s expert consultants are available to assist corporate and private clients in procuring original artwork to meet their organization’s specific needs and budget requirements. With a strong online presence and popular online gallery, ARTmine, coupled with the spacious and elegant physical gallery space, the work of our talented artists, who work in diverse media and styles, can receive the attention it deserves. Over the years Agora Gallery has sponsored and catered to special events aimed at fostering social awareness and promoting the use of art to help those in need.

Image: Patricia Brintle, Night Wedding, Acrylic on Canvas, 36”x 48”

Dancing Devils of Yare exhibit – Phoenix, Arizona

September 1 – October 1
Free Opening Reception: First Friday: September 1, 5:30-7pm
Herberger Theater (222 E. Monroe St., Phoenix)

The public is invited to the free opening reception for “Dancing Devils of Yare,” featuring photography by Gina Santi, at the Herberger Theater Center (HTC), located at 222 E. Monroe St. in Phoenix. Meet the artist, and enjoy live music by Oliverio Balcells – Painting with Music and no-host bar.

The Dancing Devils of Yare (Diablos Danzantes de Yare), a religious festival representing the victory of good over evil, has been celebrated in Venezuela since the 18th century. The Sociedades del Santísimo (Societies of the Holiest) are in charge of the celebrations. Various aspects of this tradition were captured in 32 featured photographs.

The artwork is on display and available for purchase through October 1. A portion of each sale benefits the HTC’s Youth Outreach Programs. Sponsored by Billie Jo and Judd Herberger, the Herberger Theater Gallery is a self-funded exhibition program that promotes contemporary art by Arizona artists. Gallery hours are weekdays, 10:00am-5:00pm, during performances and by appointment.

Park for $6 at the Arizona Center (Fillmore/Fifth Street) weekdays, after 5pm. Purchase validation at the Herberger Theater Box Office before the reception. For information, contact Laurene Austin at 602-254-7399, Ext. 105.

Nature Nurtures Us exhibit – Phoenix, Arizona

September 15 – November 9
Free Opening Reception: Third Friday: September 15, 6-8pm

The Herberger Theater Center (HTC) will open the second annual Nature Nurtures Us, a two-dimensional exhibit at the Herberger Gallery@Arizona Center, located at 455 N. Third Street, Suite 1200 in Phoenix. The art depicts the visual benefits of our natural world that reduce the stress and mental fatigue of our everyday life. Nature, well-being without side effects.

The public is invited to the free opening reception on Third Friday, September 15, 6-8pm, to meet the artists and enjoy light refreshments. The artwork by Arizona artists is on display and available for purchase through November 9.
Curators: Connie and A O Tucker.

Park for $6 at the Arizona Center (Fillmore/5th Street) weekdays, after 5pm. Purchase validation at the reception. For information, contact Laurene Austin at 602-254-7399, Ext. 105.

The Herberger Gallery@Arizona Center is a self-funded exhibition program that promotes contemporary art by Arizona artists. A portion of the proceeds from each piece sold benefits the HTC’s Youth Outreach Program.

Deadline: Sept. 26, 2017 – Call for Art – Theme “SeaScapes” Online Art Competition

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces an art call for the gallery’s 7th Annual “SeaScapes” Online Art Competition for the month of September 2017.  The gallery invites all 2D and 3D artists (including photographers) from around the world to make online submissions for possible inclusion in the Gallery’s October 2017 online group art exhibition.

Light Space & Time encourages entries from artists regardless of where they reside and regardless of their experience or education in the art field.  The “Seascape” theme will be the artist’s interpretation and depiction of seascape art.  Seascape subjects would include scenes of coastal living, any ocean activities, seaside vistas and any related seashore subjects for this art competition.
The deadline to apply to this art competition is September 26, 2017.

Overall Category winning artists of the “SeaScapes” Art Exhibition will receive extensive worldwide publicity by having their winning art presented on Artsy.net. The LST Artsy.net page will feature the artist’s art, an excerpt of their artists statement and their website URL’s as part of the gallery’s overall prize package.

In addition, the winning artists will receive extensive worldwide publicity in the form of email marketing, 1000+ press release announcements, event announcement posts and social media marketing.  Winning artists will also have their art exhibition results posted and promoted on Artweek.com. Artweek produces 800,000 page impressions per month, 280,000 website visitors per month and has 30,000 newsletter subscribers.

Our goal is to make the art world aware of the exhibition and in particular, the winning artists’ accomplishments.   Links back to each artist’s website is included as part of this award package. Artists will also receive a digital Award Certificate, Event Postcard, Press Releases and “Leveraging Your Success” marketing materials if they place in this exhibition.  Interested artists should provide their best seascape art now or before the deadline. For further information:   https://www.lightspacetime.art/7th-annual-2017-seascapes-online-art-competition/.

About Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery conducts monthly themed online art competitions and art exhibitions for new and emerging artists on a worldwide basis.  It is the gallery’s intention to help today’s artists to successfully market their art to a worldwide audience.  The art gallery website can be viewed here: https://www.lightspacetime.art.

Deadline: Aug. 27, 2017 – Call for Artists – “Skies” Art Competition

Fusion Art is accepting submissions for the Skies international online art exhibition.

For this competition, artists are encouraged to submit their best art and photography depicting the sky. The sky is everything that lies above the surface of the Earth, including the atmosphere and outer space. The artwork can range from realism to surrealism to abstraction and all artists over the age of 18, regardless of location or experience, are encouraged to submit.

Fusion Art will host the exhibition on its website during the month of September 2017.

The gallery will award cash prizes in two categories – “Traditional” Art and “Digital Art & Photography”. Best in Show winners will receive invitations to participate in Fusion Art’s group exhibition in Palm Springs, CA in November 2017.
The deadline to apply is August 27, 2017.

Each month and quarter Fusion Art hosts uniquely themed solo and group art competitions and exhibitions. Both winners and finalists receive worldwide exposure, by having their work promoted through Fusion Art’s website, in hundreds of press release announcements, email marketing, online event calendars, art news websites and through the gallery’s social media outlets. The gallery’s objective is to promote the artists, worldwide, to art professionals, gallerists, collectors and buyers.

Founded by Award winning artist, Chris Hoffman, Fusion Art was envisioned and formed out of a passion for art and the artists who create it. The website promotes and connects new, emerging and established artists with collectors and art enthusiasts, while offering the opportunity to participate in art competitions and experiences.

Artists who are interested in submitting their artwork for consideration should visit Fusion Art’s website for full competition guidelines: http://fusionartps.com/skies-art-competition-september-2017/.

Deadline: Sept. 5, 2017 – Call for Art – Online Solo Art Exhibition Opportunity

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces their seventh “Solo Art Series” Online Art Competition.  This competition will result in an award of 4 monthly solo art exhibitions and the next 8 juried artists will be featured in the gallery’s Artist Showcase Section.

The gallery invites online submission of all 2D and 3D art (including photography) from artists around the world for possible selection for one the Gallery’s monthly solo art exhibitions.  This competition will result in a series of 4 one month solo art exhibitions beginning on September 15, 2017 and continuing through January 14, 2018.  The gallery encourages artists regardless of where they reside to submit their best abstract and representational art to this competition.  There is No Theme for this “Solo Art Series” Art Competition.

The top 4 entries will be featured online at the Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery during the month of September, October, November and December 2017 and the next 8 juried entries will be featured in the gallery’s Artist Showcase Section.  The deadline to apply to this “Solo Art Series” is September 5, 2017.

The LST Gallery website averages 70,000+ visitors a month with more than 225,000+ page views. Out of those visitors, 80% are new visitors to the website.  Being juried into the Solo Art Exhibition Series should result in an increase in visitor traffic to the artist’s website.

The gallery will also promote and show the 4 winning artist artworks on the Light Space & Time Artsy.net pageArtsy.net averages 2 million visitors a month and 46% of Artsy users who have purchased art via Artsy started out as art enthusiasts rather than preexisting collectors.

Winning artists will also have their art exhibition results posted and promoted on artweek.com.  Artweek produces 800,000 page impressions per month, 280,000 website visitors per month and has 30,000 newsletter subscribers.

The winning images will be seen by an international audience of gallery directors, art collectors and art consultants. The winning entries will be featured on the Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery website for one month and then remain in the gallery’s Archives for 5 years.

In addition to the above, winning artists being accepted into the “Solo” Art Series will receive extensive worldwide publicity in the form of email marketing, 1,000+ press release announcements and wide-spread social media marketing and promotion in order to make the art world aware of the artist’s solo art exhibition.  There will also be a video of the winning artist’s artworks on the Light Space & Time YouTube Channel.

There will also be links back to the artist’s website as part of this achievement package.  Winning solo artists shall also receive a digital Award Certificate, Event Postcard and Press Release for their art portfolio.

Artists provide us with your best representational and non-representational art now or before the deadline. For further information and to apply online here https://www.lightspacetime.art/solo-series/current-solo-competition.

Deadline: Aug. 27, 2017 – Call for Art – “Open” (No Theme) Online Art Competition

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces a call for art for the gallery’s 7th Annual “Open” (No Theme) Online Juried Art Competition for the month of August 2017.  The gallery invites all 2D and 3D artists (including photographers) from around the world to make online submissions for possible inclusion in the Gallery’s September 2017 online group art exhibition.

Light Space & Time encourages entries from artists regardless of where they reside and regardless of their experience or education in the art field.  We suggest they submit their best representational or abstract art on whatever subject matter that they wish.  The deadline to apply to this art competition is August 27, 2017.

Overall Category winning artists of the “Open” Art Exhibition will receive extensive worldwide publicity by having their winning art presented on Artsy.net. The LST Artsy.net page will feature the artist’s art, an excerpt of their artists statement and their website URL’s as part of the gallery’s overall prize package.

In addition, the winning artists will receive extensive worldwide publicity in the form of email marketing, 1000+ press release announcements, event announcement posts and social media marketing.  Our goal is to make the art world aware of the exhibition and in particular, the winning artists’ accomplishments.   Links back to each artist’s website is included as part of this award package.

Artists will also receive a digital Award Certificate, Event Postcard, Press Releases and “Leveraging Your Success” marketing materials if they place in this exhibition.  Interested artists should provide their best art now or before the deadline. For further information:   https://www.lightspacetime.art/2017-open-no-theme-online-art-competition/.

Deadline: Sept. 9, 2017 – “Contemporary Art Gallery Online Announces an International Call for Artists to Participate in the Fourth Annual “ALL Cityscapes” Art Competition & Exhibition.

Contemporary Art Gallery Online announces their 4th Annual International 2017 “ALL Cityscapes” Online Art Competition to be held from August 13, 2017 to September 9, 2017.  Contemporary Art Gallery Online encourages entries from all 2D and 3D artists regardless of their experience or education in the art field.  A group exhibition of all entrants will be held online at Contemporary Art Gallery Online from September 10th to October 7th, 2017.  Artists should submit their best representational and non-representational art.  This competition will be judged within three categories; Paintings, Photography & Digital Art and Mixed Media & 3D Work.  Awards will be given for the top 5 to 8 works selected, (this will depend on the number of submissions in each category).   In addition to the winning images, depending on the amount and the quality of the entries received, Honorable Recognition awards will also be presented.  Winners will be announced on September 25th, 2017.  Entry Fee:  $15 for up to three images and $25 for up to five images.  Funds in US Dollars.

Prizes include Memberships to Contemporary Art Gallery Online, Radio Interviews, Inclusion in the Year End Anthology Publication, Extensive Marketing and much more.

To read the complete Prospectus: http://www.contemporaryartgalleryonline.gallery/september-2017-art-competition-cityscapes

Deadline: Sept. 13, 2017 – The Chelsea International Photography Competition

The Chelsea International Photography Competition — Opens July 18, 2017

 

Photographers at both the amateur and professional level are invited to enter the Chelsea International Photography Competition. With a fierce dedication to promoting the arts and discovering and exposing new talent, the CIPC will honor selected artists with an exhibition at Agora Gallery, providing invaluable exposure to promote career growth and boost recognition.

 

This year’s competition awards are valued at over $55,000 and are designed specifically to support our larger mission: to promote the spread of extraordinary and innovative art in our modern world and to ensure the future productivity and enhance the careers of selected artists. Selected photographers will participate in the collective exhibition and receive valuable PR opportunities. A portion of the gallery’s proceeds from artwork sales will be donated to the Children’s Heart Foundation.

 

The 2017 Chelsea International Photography Competition will be accepting entries July 18 – September 13, 2017. Results are announced on October 24, 2017, with the competition exhibition scheduled for January 27 – February 7, 2018.

 

Ready to enter for the chance to exhibit in New York?
Visit http://www.agora-gallery.com/competition/photography for competition details and instructions on how to enter. You can also contact us at competition@agora-gallery.com.

 

Chelsea International Fine Art Competition Exhibition: The Best of 2017 – NYC

Agora Gallery is pleased to present the 2017 selected artists of the Chelsea International Fine Art Competition. Now in its 32nd year, the competition has a rich history of recognizing exciting new talent from all over the world. This year’s participants display a growing social awareness, an eager curiosity of spatial and tonal questions, and outstanding technical skill.

Included are several incisive photographers who document contemporary urban, exurban, and completely wild places with compassion and respect. One selected sculptor gives life to outsized and fantastic shapes. There is a wide range of painting on display, including pieces whose abstraction is so subtle that it verges on something more like stylization. There is also a palpable return to hyperrealism, with several impeccably realized still lifes and portraits that dare the viewer to do a double-take. Among the displayed works is a feeling of rediscovery of the hand-wrought craft of art in an increasingly digital world.

The exhibition opens August 19, 2017 and runs through August 30, 2017 with an opening reception on Saturday, August 19 from 6-8 pm. Entrance is free.

Exhibition Dates: August 19  – August 30, 2017

Reception: Thursday, August 19, 2017, 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Gallery Hours: Tues-Sat 11:00am – 6:00pm

Gallery Location: 530 West 25th St, Chelsea, New York

Event URL:  https://www.agora-gallery.com/ExhibitionAnnouncement/Chelsea_8_19_2017.aspx

Featured Artists:

“KARAK” Bolotbek Karakeev  |  Allen Capriotti  |  Joana Cruz  |  Mario Daniel Quiroga  |  Kristin Dillon  |  Adriana Espinosa Calle  |  Mher Evoyan  |  Ailon Glitzenstein  |  Guy  |  Chie Hirabayashi  |  Emily Jones  |  Michel KIRCH  |  Ian Lee  |  Christina Marie Chavez Banerjee  |  Mauro Masin  |  MENPO  |  Fran Panza  |  José María Peña  |  Donna Pinckley  |  Jiantao Qu  |  Gabriel Schiavina  |  Brian Sesack  |  Keith Thomson  |  Yoong Wah Alex Wong  |  Holly Wilson  |  Rosanne Wolfe  |  M Y Yip  |  Leonard Yang

About Agora Gallery

Agora Gallery is a contemporary fine art gallery located in the heart of Chelsea’s fine art district in New York. Established in 1984, Agora Gallery specializes in connecting art dealers and collectors with national and international artists. The art gallery’s expert consultants are available to assist corporate and private clients in procuring original artwork to meet their organization’s specific needs and budget requirements. With a strong online presence and popular online gallery, ARTmine, coupled with the spacious and elegant physical gallery space, the work of our talented artists, who work in diverse media and styles, can receive the attention it deserves. Over the years Agora Gallery has sponsored and catered to special events aimed at fostering social awareness and promoting the use of art to help those in need.

Image: Mario Daniel Quiroga, El Dia Despues, Digital on Fine Art Paper, 16” x 20”

Deadline: Sept. 17, 2017 – Call for Curatorial Proposals

Gallery 263 is currently accepting exhibition proposals!
Submission Deadline: September 17, 2017

Through our Curatorial Proposal Series (CPS) artists and groups of artists of all experience levels have the opportunity to collaborate with Gallery 263 staff to organize and present polished, self-curated exhibitions in our 700 sq/ft storefront gallery. The CPS is Gallery 263’s main exhibition program, amounting to four shows annually, and is the only way to be considered for a proposed group or solo exhibition.

Learn more at www.gallery263.com/artist-opportunities/curatorial-proposal-series/

Deadline: Nov. 11, 2017 – EXPO 37 – Call for Artists

EXPO 37 is a fine arts competition and exhibit at the b.j. spoke gallery, 299 Main Street, Huntington, NY 11743. The show will be judged by Cara Manas, Assistant Curator at the Museum of Modern Art, New York. Artists from anywhere in the United States may submit up to 6 images and/or two videos to apply. We attempt to show several works by each of the winning artists.

The deadline for submissions is November 11, 2017
and the winners’ exhibition will take place in March of 2018.

Find full details on our website, http://www.bjspokegallery.org/juried-competitions/expo-37/, or at https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=4592.
There is a submission fee of $35.

Deadline: July 27, 2017 – Call for Art – 7th Annual “Botanical & Floral” Online Art Competition

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces an art call for the gallery’s 7th Annual “Botanical & Floral” Online Juried Art Competition for the month of July 2017.  The gallery invites all 2D and 3D artists (including photographers) from around the world to make online submissions for possible inclusion in the Gallery’s August 2017 online group art exhibition.

Light Space & Time encourages entries from artists regardless of where they reside and regardless of their experience or education in the art field.  The Botanicals theme will include flowers, herbs, fruit, leaves, plants and related botanical and floral subjects.  Artists should submit their abstract or representational botanical and floral art on or before the deadline to apply to this art competition is July 27, 2017.

The overall winning artists of the “Botanicals” Online Art Exhibition will receive extensive worldwide publicity in the form of Artsy.net artist exposure (only artists who are with an Artsy.net gallery can have their art shown), email marketing, 1000+ press release announcements, event announcement posts and social media marketing.  Our goal is to make the art world aware of the exhibition and in particular, the winning artists’ accomplishments.   Links back to each artist’s website is included as part of this award package.

Artists will also receive a digital Award Certificate, Event Postcard, Press Releases and “Leveraging Your Success” marketing materials if they place in this exhibition.

Interested artists should provide their best “Botanical & Floral” art now or before the deadline. For further information interested artists may apply online here: https://www.lightspacetime.art/2017-annual-botanical-floral-art-competition/.

About Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery conducts monthly themed art competitions and monthly themed art exhibitions for new and emerging artists on a worldwide basis. It is Light Space & Time’s intention to showcase this incredible talent in a series of monthly themed art competitions and art exhibitions by marketing and displaying the exceptional abilities of these worldwide artists. The art gallery website can be viewed here: https://www.lightspacetime.art

Contact:          John R. Math
Telephone:     888-490-3530
Email:              info@lightspacetime.art

Enigmatic Visions: Beauty in the Details

Agora Gallery presents Enigmatic Visions, a new collective exhibition that is singular in its attention to the subtlety that can be found in contemporary art. While many equate progress with simply making the next piece bigger and louder, that is not the beginning and end of the state of today’s art landscape. Though the eleven artists on display in Enigmatic Visions come from all corners of the globe, each brings out the magic in more modest concerns.

This shared interest in the small scale can manifest in many different ways. It can be a study of physically empty places: flat, rocky plains or the lonely, mysterious seas. It can be zooming in on a single object for an updated take on the still life. This is a recurring motif in the exhibition, from a series of austere black-and-white photos of flower blossoms to intensely focused images of the body in motion. It can even be a small psychological space, such as the depiction of a single figure or an isolated group of people.

Enigmatic Visions opens July 28 and runs through August 17, 2017 with an opening reception Thursday, August 3 from 6 – 8 pm. Entrance is free.

Exhibition Dates: July 28  – August 17, 2017

Reception: Thursday, August 3, 2017, 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Gallery Hours: Tues-Sat 11:00am – 6:00pm

Gallery Location: 530 West 25th St, Chelsea, New York

Event URL:  http://www.agora-gallery.com/collectivecatalog/Collective_7_28_2017.aspx

Featured Artists:

Annette Balsgaard  |  Antonio Biagiotti  |  Olena Bogatska  |  D. L. Brabander  |  James Chisholm  |  Anna Galea  |  Yuki Goodman  |  Larry Greenberg  |  Naini Kumar  |  Linco7n.  |  Jonathan Mann  |  Tammy Phillips  |  Elizabeth Sabine  |  Mark W. Malone

About Agora Gallery

Agora Gallery is a contemporary fine art gallery located in the heart of Chelsea’s fine art district in New York. Established in 1984, Agora Gallery specializes in connecting art dealers and collectors with national and international artists. The art gallery’s expert consultants are available to assist corporate and private clients in procuring original artwork to meet their organization’s specific needs and budget requirements. With a strong online presence and popular online gallery, ARTmine, coupled with the spacious and elegant physical gallery space, the work of our talented artists, who work in diverse media and styles, can receive the attention it deserves. Over the years Agora Gallery has sponsored and catered to special events aimed at fostering social awareness and promoting the use of art to help those in need.

Deadline: Aug. 12, 2017 – “Contemporary Art Gallery Online Announces an International Call for Artists to Participate in the Fourth Annual “Water/Seascapes” Art Competition & Exhibition.

Contemporary Art Gallery Online announces their 4th Annual International 2017 “Water/Seascapes” Online Art Competition to be held from July 16, 2017 to August 12, 2017.  Contemporary Art Gallery Online encourages entries from all 2D and 3D artists regardless of their experience or education in the art field.  A group exhibition of all entrants will be held online at Contemporary Art Gallery Online from August 13th to September 9th, 2017.

Artists should submit their best representational and non-representational art.  This competition will be judged within three categories; Paintings, Photography & Digital Art and Mixed Media & 3D Work.  Awards will be given for the top 5 to 8 works selected, (this will depend on the number of submissions in each category). In addition to the winning images, depending on the amount and the quality of the entries received, Honorable Recognition awards will also be presented.  Winners will be announced on August 28th, 2017.

Entry Fee:  $15 for up to three images and $25 for up to five images. Funds in US Dollars.
Deadline: Aug. 12, 2017.

Prizes include Memberships to Contemporary Art Gallery Online, Radio Interviews, Inclusion in the Year End Anthology Publication, Extensive Marketing and much more.

To read the complete Prospectus: http://www.contemporaryartgalleryonline.gallery/august-2017-art-competition-seascapes

Deadline: Aug. 6, 2017 – The really Affordable Art $how – Call for Entries

Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition (BWAC) is excited to announce our third annual really Affordable Art $how, a national juried show opening September 23, 2017.

This is a selling show with art priced for anyone and everyone. Thousands of NY art lovers and collectors will see your work up close and personal. It is time to expand your collector base in NYC. To make it easy for new collectors, all work submitted must be for sale at $499 or less. You will get 75% of the selling price.

JUROR: Laura Phipps, Assistant Curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC.

GALLERY SPACE:  Ours is a truly unique gallery – a massive Civil War-era warehouse on the Red Hook waterfront in Brooklyn, NY. Its enormous space allows us to present the 100+ pieces selected by Laura Phipps as well as the bonus pieces selected by the artists. We will be using 8,000 square feet for this show. As well as looking for skill in the use of a variety of materials, we look for how well that medium relates to the concept or movement, and how fully the artist’s intention or concept is presented and realized. The juror’s awards will reflect that artistic judgment.

IMPORTANT DATES:
Submission Deadline: The Early Bird deadline is July 14 and Final Application Deadline is August 6, 2017.
Gallery Exhibition Dates: September 23 – October 15, 2017 weekends 1-6 P.M.
Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony: September 23, 2017 from 1-6 P.M.

$2050 in Cash Awards and Purchase Prizes
BEST of SHOW GOLD: $1000 Purchase Prize The work selected as ‘Best of Show’ will be purchased by BWAC for $1000 and added to Laura Phipps’ personal collection.
BEST of SHOW SILVER: $250
CERTIFICATES of RECOGNITION: $800 $100 each for eight winners.

ELIGIBILITY: This call for submission is open to all residents of the U.S. and its Territories 18 years of age or older. This is a juried exhibition for artists working in all traditional and non-traditional 2D and 3D media, including film/video when part of an installation.

SUBMISSIONS AND FEES: Only original works may be submitted. Submissions are on-line only; see full prospectus.
Early Bird Submissions (through midnight, July 14, 2017):  $45 for up to three (3) images plus $5.00 for each additional image.
Submissions between July 15 and midnight August 6, 2017:  $65 for up to three (3) images plus $5.00 for each additional image.

PROSPECTUS:  http://bwac.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2017/06/rAAS-Prospectus-6-9-17.pdf 

CONTACT/QUESTIONS: Please direct all questions to help@affordableartshow.info

 

Deadline: Oct. 13, 2017 – Call to Artists: Unplug

The Herberger Theater invites Arizona artists (18 and older) to submit up to six pieces of art for consideration in Unplug, on display March 2 – April 30, 2018.

Technology is everywhere and very relevant, but perhaps more essential is finding time to unplug… to look up… to just breathe. The art in this exhibit will reflect the countless ways to refresh our body, mind and spirit through literal and/or metaphoric expression.

Guest-curated by Kim Walker, the exhibit is open to original two- and three-dimensional solo or collaborative work. Artists are selected to display and sell their work through a blind jurying process based on aesthetic, stylistic and/or technical presentation. The jury will consist of artists from various disciplines.

The completed prospectus, $25 non-refundable fee and required CD or flash drive of art images must be postmarked or hand-delivered to the Herberger Theater Box Office (222 E Monroe Street, Phoenix, AZ 85004) by 5pm on October 13, 2017.
For information, contact Laurene Austin or 602-254-7399, Ext. 105.

The Herberger Theater Center is a 501(c)(3) Arizona non-profit organization that supports and fosters growth of http://www.herbergertheater.org/art-gallery/the arts in Phoenix. HerbergerTheater.org

Sonoran Shades exhibit opening reception – Phoenix, Arizona

The Herberger Theater Center (HTC), located at 222 E. Monroe in downtown Phoenix, invites the public to the free opening reception for Sonoran Shades, an exhibit of paintings by Robert P. Meyer, on First Friday, August 4, 5:30-7:00pm. Meet the artist, enjoy live music by Nick Heward and no-host bar in Bob’s Spot Lounge.

Sonoran Shades is an exploration of shades of color in the desert southwest. Robert draws and paints the spectrum as he sees it, bright and big. How do you see color in your world?

Meyer began drawing at an early age and has always been inspired by the landscapes around him. After graduating from Arizona State University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Painting and Drawing, and raising a family with his wife, he opened a design business in Tempe. Meyer incorporates many of the shapes and colors that exist in the desert Southwest flora around him, even in his own backyard.

Curated by Carrie Meyer, the artwork is on display and available for purchase through
August 29. Sponsored by Billie Jo and Judd Herberger, the Herberger Theater Gallery is a self-funded exhibition program that promotes contemporary art by Arizona artists. Gallery hours are weekdays, 10:00am-5:00pm, during performances and by appointment.

Park for $6 at the Arizona Center (Fillmore/Fifth Street) weekdays after 5pm. Purchase validation at the Herberger Theater Box Office before the reception. For information, contact Laurene Austin at 602-254-7399, Ext. 105.