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.

Deadline: Aug. 31, 2017 – “Lost” International Call For Artists and Writers by ArtAscent

| Theme:
What is it to be lost? To have lost? When something is taken away; something is wasted, destroyed, faded, hidden, missing. To feel disoriented and aimless; not knowing where to go, how to proceed, or where you came from. To wander, stray, disappear. How does it feel? What does it look like? What is its shape? Share your LOST story with words or imagery.

| Eligible Submissions:
Entries may include 2- and 3-dimensional media, such as paintings, drawings, photography, mixed media, installations, ceramics, jewelry, fabric, sculpture, fiction, poetry, short stories and other written explorations (up to 900 words). Submissions must be the original work of the applicant(s). Apply using the online form.

| Highlights:
Be profiled, get published, and shine on! Up to 40 applicants will be selected. Plus, if you are chosen as one of the top 4 applicants, you will also be highlighted in a feature section with a profile written about you and your work. All selected artists and writers are showcased in the magazine and the juried online exhibition.

| About ArtAscent:
The mission of ArtAscent is to promote artists of images and words, and connect them with art lovers. This is accomplished by calls for artists and writers, artist profiling, art magazine publication, and artist and writer online showcasing. Each call is theme based, with the intent to showcase diverse creative explorations of that theme via various media. This marketing tool is created by artists and writers, for artists and writers. ArtAscent provides opportunity for the voice of writers and vision of artists to shared in a professional and accessible platform. We are a bright community of creatives and art lovers.

| Call application:
https://ArtAscent.com/the-call-for-artists-and-writers/

Deadline: August 31, 2017

Deadline: July 16, 2017 – CALL FOR ART: Handled

Gallery 263 seeks art that’s been made by hands for an exhibition celebrating the unrefined, imperfect, and utterly human artworks of today. As digitization, mass production, and commercial manufacturing abound, we invite those artists who choose to embrace the tools they were born with to apply to this juried exhibition. Submit your handmade objects; imperfections, charm, and all.

Open to New England (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT) + New York & New Jersey artists of all career stages. Open to all visual and performance media (2D, 3D, time based). While time-based media are accepted, they should directly relate to the theme in some way. See below for size restrictions and further details.

About the Guest Juror:

Pat Falco is an artist and organizer from Boston, MA. A graduate of MassArt, he has exhibited work throughout the region at venues including the New Bedford Art Museum, the deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, and Montserrat College of Art. He has been featured in public art initiatives such as his recent project “Campaign Headquarters” at Fanueil Hall, as well as Illuminus Boston and the Isles Arts Initiative. In 2014, he was the Artist in Residence at the Boston Center for the Arts.  In 2011, Falco founded the Lincoln Art Projects in Waltham, which he ran for three years, and he continues to organize exhibitions at the Distillery Gallery in South Boston. Learn more at www.illfalco.com

How to Apply:

Applications are submitted through an online form. Up to 6 artworks, represented as jpg files or video/audio links, may be uploaded to the form for consideration. Payment is settled either as the final step of the online application form, or by a follow-up payment method (mailed check). All selections for the exhibition are made by the guest juror. All communication and installation decisions are conducted by Gallery 263. Please read the full information below and on the Handled Application Instructions page prior to applying.
Deadline: July 16, 2017.

About Us
Gallery 263 advances the endeavors of artists and performers, while fostering public engagement, enrichment, and exchange. Functioning as a creative nexus, Gallery 263 provides a contemporary voice for the arts in Cambridge and regional communities. Through diverse programs including juried shows, artist-curated exhibits, music, dramatic arts, and residencies, Gallery 263 empowers artists and nurtures innovation.

Deadline: July 10, 2017 – Call to Artist “Dreams 3”

For a group exhibit at Gallery 25N online.

Details: http://art-competition.net/G25N_Dreams_3.cfm

Submission Deadline: July 10, 2017 (Midnight EST)
Curator Selection: July 24, 2017
Artists Notification: July 31, 2017
Exhibit Opens: August 9, 2017

Twenty artists will be selected for an online group exhibit, “Dreams 3”, at Gallery25N online; the exhibit and the artists will be extensively marketed worldwide to over 26,100 people including art buyers, gallery owners, curators, collectors, etc.

Theme: “Dreams 3” – The curators are looking for artwork based on dreams. Dreams are windows into what might be called a “substitute” reality that we all experience. Reflections upon our dreams can have a fleeting effect or a significance that may haunt us for a lifetime. The visual artist can offer safe refuge to the viewer, a connection to these dreams at our invitation as we appreciate the creative avenues we discover through their art. The artist has this opportunity to present a dream as a hazy filtered reality from representational memories to an explosion of abstract and surrealistic imagery—all of which may be emotionally treasured as his or her own. Your submissions must offer such imagery, as iconic message or deeply private statement.

Eligibility & Mediums: This competition is open to all artists/photographers 18 years of age or older. Submissions for consideration can be expressed in any of the following aspects: representational, expressionism, surrealism, or abstraction. Entries must be created in any still medium: painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, digital art, prints, fiber art, collage, installations.

Deadline: July 15, 2017 – International Call for Artists for Online Art Competition, “ALL Weather of the Seasons”

Contemporary Art Gallery Online announces their 1st Annual International 2017 “ALL Weather of the Seasons” Art Competition.

Competition opens June 18, 2017 and closes July 15, 2017.

Contemporary Art Gallery Online encourages entries from all medium artists regardless of their experience or education in the art field. A group exhibition will be held. Awards will be given.

Winners will be announced on July 31, 2017.  Entry Fee/USD
http://www.contemporaryartgalleryonline.gallery/july-2017-art-competition-all-seasons

Sensorial Realities: Voyages Onward – NYC

In Sensorial Realities, Agora Gallery’s new group exhibition, every canvas on the wall is a portal to a different world. The nine artists featured here offer some of the most seductive alternative universes a viewer can hope for, whether it’s a reinterpretation of Gilded Age portraiture or a compression of twenty-first century concerns into a surreal landscape. They create spaces out of oil, acrylic, stone, ceramic, and mixed media which break down barriers and open up new ideas.

Some pieces on display are outright landscapes. There are stripped-down paintings of endless plains, which are made inviting by simplifying the brushstrokes yet unknowable by taking away the horizon line. There are scenes of single people amongst their own place in the land – at once less intimidating but more psychologically fraught. There are classic views of merry seas and beautiful gardens that are made contemporary with their exaggerated colors and forceful compositions. Then there are the “worlds” of another kind: probing portraits, abstracted color fields, and symbol-laden tableaux.

Sensorial Realities opens July 5 and runs through July 25, 2017 with an opening reception Thursday, July 6 from 6 – 8 pm. Entrance is free.

Exhibition Dates: July 5  – July 25, 2017

Reception: Thursday, July 6,2017, 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_5_2017.aspx

Featured Artists:

Nora Pineda  |  Caroline Degroiselle  |  Jiri Maska  |  Christine Vella  |  Susan Marx  |  Mr. Sajja Sajjakul  |  Natasha Estanga  |  Horst Lukas  |  Frank M. Alba  |  Corinne Garese

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: Frank M. Alba,Cyndee’s World,Acrylic on Canvas,30”x40”

Deadline: July 31, 2017 – InLight Richmond 2017 Call for Proposals

1708 Gallery invites national and international artists working in all media and disciplines, including performance, to submit proposals for our 10th annual InLight Richmond.

InLight 2017 will take place on Friday, November 3, 2017, from 7pm to midnight, in Richmond’s Arts and Culture District. InLight is a public exhibition of light-based artworks—videos and projections, multi-media and interactive projects, sculptures, installations, performances and a Community Lantern Parade.

InLight 2017 will take as its inspiration the Electric Carnival, a street festival that enlivened Broad Street in 1901. The Electrical Carnival featured a replica of the Eiffel Tower that was illuminated remotely by President Roosevelt via a telegraph key from the White House.

Proposals for InLight 2017 should involve, be inspired by, investigate, or interpret themes of light, from light as medium to light as concept. While existing work will be considered, 1708 Gallery encourages artists to propose projects that consider themes central to the Electric Carnival— technology, globalism, carnivals.

DEADLINE TO APPLY: Midnight (EST), Monday, July 31, 2017

Potential sites for installations and performances include pathways, façades and other walls, sidewalks, green spaces, trees, and more. In addition, a limited number of interior sites may be available. Artists may propose a specific site for both pre-existing and site-responsive works. Please indicate if your work is site-specific on your entry form. 1708 Gallery reserves the right to make final assignments.

The juror for 2017 is Nat Trotman, Curator of Performance and Media at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum.

For more details about InLight 2017 and to apply, click HERE.

Unbound Perspectives and The Elixir of Color: Contemporary Conversations – NYC

This June Agora Gallery presents a pair of exhibitions that generate a unique and essential dialogue between them. Unbound Perspectives, a group exhibit featuring thirteen artists from all over the world, presents a holistic look at the current state of contemporary art. From ink to photography to wood inlay, Unbound Perspectives examines the way image making has changed just in the last few years – perhaps even in the last few minutes. It is an exhibition on the cutting edge.

The Elixir of Color is a solo showcase for the remarkable body of work of painter Sherry Rinderer. Though Rinderer’s pieces tend to share some characteristics, including a degree of abstraction and an outsized scale, her approach varies as widely as the thirteen styles on display in Unbound Perspectives. She is interested in the interplay of textures with one painting, and in the directionality of line in another. In one she layers colors with the softness of an Impressionist; in another she color-blocks her canvas as jarringly as any De Stijl painter. Rinderer is both a chameleon and an auteur.

Both exhibitions open June 10 and run through June 30, 2017 with a joint opening reception on Thursday, June 15 from 6-8 pm. Entrance is free.

Exhibition Dates: June 10  – June 30, 2017

Reception: Thursday, June 15,2017, 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_6_10_2017.aspx

Featured Artists:

Unbound Perspectives

Stephen Najda  |  Johanna Wray  |  Maribel Matthews  |  Saskia Weishut-Snapper  |  Ken Wada  |  Vinod More  |  Gita Levy  |  Alexander Adam  |  Shifra  |  Jolanta Talaikiene  |  Josefina Wendel Carlsson  |  Claudia C Forero  |  Carmen Félix

The Elixir of Color

Sherry Rinderer

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: June 15, 2017 – Call to Arizona Artists: Nature Nurtures Us

Arizona artists are invited to submit up to six pieces of art for consideration in the second annual “Nature Nurtures Us,” 2-D exhibit on display September 15 – November 9 at the Herberger Gallery@Arizona Center, 455 N. Third Street, Suite 1200 in Phoenix.

The art will feature the visual benefits of our natural world that reduce the stress and mental fatigue of our everyday modern life. Nature, well-being without side effects.

Curated by Connie and A O Tucker, the exhibit is open to a variety of mediums and processes, including paint, mixed-media, encaustic, charcoal, pastel, collage, mosaic, ceramic, photography, hanging fiber, all print techniques and digital. No entry may be larger than 40″x40″ (including frame) and weigh more than 40 lbs. Artists are selected to display and sell their work through a blind jurying process. Must be 18 years or older and an Arizona resident.

The completed prospectus and required CD or flash drive of art images must be postmarked or hand-delivered to the Herberger Theater Box Office (222 E. Monroe St., Phoenix, AZ 85004) by 5pm on June 15. For information, contact Laurene Austin at laustin@HerbergerTheater.org, 602-254-7399, Ext. 105, or visit HerbergerGallery.org.

Deadline: June 17, 2017 – Contemporary Art Gallery Online Announces an International Call for Artists to Participate in the 2017 “ALL Animals” Art Competition & Exhibition

Contemporary Art Gallery Online announces their 4th Annual International 2017 “ALL Animals” Online Art Competition to be held from May 21, 2017 to June 17, 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 June 18th to July 15th, 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 July 3rd, 2017.

Entry Fee: $15 for up to three images and $25 for up to five images. Funds in US Dollars.
Deadline to enter is June 17, 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/june-2017-art-competition-all-animals

Deadline: June 30, 2017 – “Abstract” International Call For Artists and Writers by ArtAscent

| Theme:
Abstractions are all around us. Ideas can be abstract; existing as an idea, feeling or quality but not having a tangible existence. Some conversations can be abstract, vague and theoretical and not based on particular examples or facts. And of course, there is abstract art which evokes feelings without trying to realistically represent the appearance of people or things. Abstract art, like poetry, offers a fragment of a mysteriously familiar narrative without directly revealing it in a realistic way. Reveal your most ABSTRACT thoughts.

| Eligible Submissions:
Entries may include 2- and 3-dimensional media, such as paintings, drawings, photography, mixed media, installations, ceramics, jewelry, fabric, sculpture, fiction, poetry, short stories and other written explorations (up to 900 words). Submissions must be the original work of the applicant(s). Apply using the online form.

| Highlights:
Be profiled, get published, and shine on! Up to 40 applicants will be selected. Plus, if you are chosen as one of the top 4 applicants, you will also be highlighted in a feature section with a profile written about you and your work. All selected artists and writers are showcased in the magazine and the juried online exhibition.

| About ArtAscent:
The mission of ArtAscent is to promote artists of images and words, and connect them with art lovers. This is accomplished by calls for artists and writers, artist profiling, art magazine publication, and artist and writer online showcasing. Each call is theme based, with the intent to showcase diverse creative explorations of that theme via various media. This marketing tool is created by artists and writers, for artists and writers.

| Call application:
https://ArtAscent.com/the-call-for-artists-and-writers/

Deadline: June 30, 2017

Deadline: June 5, 2017 – 1708 Gallery 2017 Call for Proposals

1708 Gallery invites US-based and international artists, and curators, to submit proposals for the 2018 and 2019 exhibition seasons. Applying students must have graduated before their proposed exhibition dates. 1708 Gallery strongly encourages proposals for new or developing projects and bodies of work. In addition to proposals for exhibitions in the 1708 Gallery space, public works and other non-gallery based projects will be considered.

Selected proposals will be given an exhibition period of approximately six weeks, a $1000 honorarium, and shipping, travel, installation and other exhibition support.

1708 Gallery is committed to providing opportunity and space for experimentation, freedom and artistic growth, while promoting understanding and appreciation of contemporary art. We also support artists’ professional development through creation and facilitation of public or educational programming; interaction with collectors; and engagement with diverse audiences.

The deadline for submissions is 11:59 PM EST on Monday, June 5, 2017.

Application Fee: $20

Please contact 1708 Gallery Coordinator Erin Willett with any questions at  ewillett@1708gallery.org or 804.643.1708

For more information and to submit a proposal, click here.

Portal to Dreams, Elemental Realms, and Illumination: An Exhibition of Fine Art Photography – NYC

Wojciech Tut Chechliński,Wisdom,Oil on Canvas,46''x32''

Agora Gallery ventures deep into the imagination this May with three group exhibitions of extraordinary range. Portal to Dreams collects six daring artists, several of whom are painters playing with the limits of colors and shape in abstraction. There is also a digital artist who creates uniquely slow-paced animations and another who riddles traditional narrative scenes with intriguing gaps. Elemental Realms brings together a select group of artists with the objective of interrogating texture, both within and on top of the painted surface. A few different participants put the medium of paint through its paces: dabbing it, tossing it, cracking it, and layering it. One artist combines acrylic with gold leaf to create a new kind of physical texture that enters the viewer’s space in a subtle way. In both of these shows, traditions are overturned and expectations are defied.

Illumination: An Exhibition of Fine Art Photography is an examination of the storytelling qualities of photography. Whether they’re using surreal compositions, extreme close-up, unnaturally saturated colors, or pointed symbolism, these artists take digital photography to new heights.

All three exhibitions open May 19, 2017 and run through June 8, 2017 with a joint opening reception on May 25 from 6-8 pm. Entrance is free.

Exhibition Dates: May 19, 2017  – June 8, 2017
Reception: Thursday, May 25, 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_5_19_2017.aspx

Featured Artists:

The Portal to Dreams
Ricardo Vivanco  |  Stan Adard  |  Carlos Puig  |  Julio Lopez Vietri  |  Alagir  |  Mali Lasker

Elemental Realms
Donna Broder  |  Bulsby “Buzz” Duncan  |  Wojciech Tut Chechliński  |  Iftah Geva  |  Marlene Kurland  |  Isabella S. Minichmair  |  F. Pavon  |  Menno Vos  |  Kankan Ramos

Illumination: An Exhibition of Fine Art Photography
Mohamed Bengriba  |  Marco Carnaroli  |  Estelle Choe  |  Aitor Izaguirre Ansa  |  Olga Loschinina  |  Chet B. Simpson  |  Wallace

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: Wojciech Tut Chechliński, Wisdom, Oil on Canvas, 46”x32”