Deadline: Feb. 25, 2017 – Contemporary Art Gallery Online Announces an International Call for Artists to Participate in the “ALL Women” Art Competition & Exhibition

Contemporary Art Gallery Online announces their 3rd Annual International “All Women” Online Art Competition for the month of February 2017.  Contemporary Art Gallery Online encourages entries from all Women 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 during the month of March 2017.

There is No Theme for this Current Art Competition, except you must be a woman to enter.  Artists should submit their best representational and non-representational art.  This competition will be judged within three categories; Paintings, Photography and Mixed Media and 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.

This competition opens January 29, 2017 and closes February 25, 2017.
Winners will be announced on March 13, 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/february-2017-art-competition-all-women

Deadline: Feb. 21, 2017 – 32nd Chelsea International Fine Art Competition

32nd Chelsea International Fine Art Competition—Opens on February 1, 2017

Artists from across the globe are invited to enter the 32nd Annual Chelsea International Fine Art Competition. With a fierce dedication to promoting the arts and discovering and exposing new talent, the CIFAC continues its tradition of honoring selected artists and awarding prizes aimed at giving artists invaluable exposure to promote career growth and boost recognition.

“The Chelsea International Fine Art Competition is a wonderful way to keep your artwork in front of important museum curators and art experts. Stay connected to the international art scene through competitions, let others see your work, and have your work create a dialogue with other artists.”

Angela Di Bello, Director, Agora Gallery

This year’s competition awards are valued at over $70,000 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. Aside from cash prizes, other awards include participation in the collective exhibition, magazine profiles, and valuable PR opportunities. A portion of the gallery’s proceeds from artwork sales will be donated to the Children’s Heart Foundation.

“Upon seeing my work displayed at Agora I was proud to be part of such a high quality and diverse exhibition…Winning the competition has affirmed my confidence in my works and direction as an artist. It has also made me realise that you need to seize the opportunities and engage with a broader artistic community.”

—Sue Howard, Australia, 2015 Selected Artist

The 2017 Chelsea International Fine Art Competition will be accepting entries February 1st – 21st , 2017. Results are announced on March 20, 2017, with the competition exhibition scheduled for August 19–30, 2017.

Interested? Ready to seize the opportunity and take your career to the next level? Visit http://www.agora-gallery.com/competition/ for competition details and instructions on how to enter. You can also contact us at competition@agora-gallery.com.

Deadline: Sept. 31, 2016 – Call for Artists for Online Art Competition, “Abstract”

Contemporary Art Gallery Online announces their 3rd Annual International “Abstract” Online Art Competition for the month of September 2016. 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 during the month of October 2016. Awards will be given for the top 5 chosen winners in the Paintings, Photography/Digital Art and Mixed Media/3D Categories. In addition to the winning images, depending on the amount and the quality of the entries received, Honorable Recognition awards will also be presented.

This competition closes September 31, 2016.
Winners will be announced on October 17, 2016.

Prizes include Memberships to Contemporary Art Gallery Online, Radio Interviews, Inclusion in the Year End Anthology Publication, Extensive Marketing and much more. Our Radio Shows have had more than 100,000 listens and the Gallery receives over 201,000 unique visits a year with over 2.4 Million hits in a year. This is exposure you cannot garner on your own!

To read the complete Prospectus: http://www.contemporaryartgalleryonline.gallery/september-2016-art-competition-abstract

Deadline: Aug. 29, 2016 – Art Call “Nature” $8,125 in Cash and Marketing Prizes

Art-Competition.net announces a Call to Artists for “Nature” an online international competition. $8,125 in Cash and Extensive Art Marketing Prizes.

Deadline: August 29, 2016 (Midnight EST).

The submitted artwork can depict any subject of nature, whether it is a simple object of nature or a world vista. An artist’s focus should inspire and enhance our appreciation and respect for nature’s delicate balance, as it protects and ensures the survival of our planet. Artists, through their works, provide a means of focusing on our planet’s beauty, energy, and diversity. They may also bring us to a greater understanding of humans’ impact upon the environment. From the beginning of human history, artists have provided us with a record of their feelings and observations as they absorb the unspoiled world’s wonders and envision their hopes for the future. The judges for this art call are looking for the following criteria: vision or concept, quality of execution in the medium, and the use of composition to communicate their vision. The work can be expressed from representational to abstraction.

Link to Art Call: “Nature”
Nature
Website: www.art-competition.net

Deadline: Aug.15, 2016 – Transitions | 3rd Annual Fall Juried Exhibition – Minnesota

The Franklin Arts Center Resident Artists Gallery, presents, Transitions, our 3rd Annual Fall Juried Exhibition. This year, we are excited to announce that Martin Nelson will be our guest juror for this exhibition. We invite artists from all over, working in all mediums, to submit artwork to be juried into this exhibition. There is no particular theme for this show. Artwork can relate to the title “Transitions”, but it is not required. This group exhibition will be on display in our gallery through September – October.

Online Entry/Submission Deadline: Monday, August 15, 2016

Transitions | 3rd Annual Fall Juried Exhibition Submission Form
Location

Franklin Arts Center Resident Artists Gallery, Located inside the Franklin Arts Center, in Brainerd, Minnesota

Calendar Of Events

Online Entry/Submission Deadline: Monday, August 15, 2016

Notification Of Acceptance: Friday, August 19, 2016

Deadline For Dropped Off Artwork: Monday, August 29, 2016, 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Deadline For Shipped Artwork: Friday, September 2, 2016

Opening Reception – Friday, September 9, 2016

Exhibition Opens – Saturday, September 10, 2016

Exhibition Closes – Saturday, October 29, 2016

* All artwork, whether dropped off or shipped, must arrive to the gallery by the dates listed above. Any artwork that arrives after these dates will not be included in the exhibition.

Shipping | Dropping Off Artwork

All artwork for this exhibition can be shipped to the gallery, at the following address:

FACRAG
c/o Steven or Holly McKnight
1001 Kingwood Street, #206
Brainerd, MN 56401

If you are dropping off artwork, it can be done so on the following day and time:

Monday, August 29, 2016
10:00 am – 3:00 pm
At the Resident Artists Gallery 101

Exhibition Rules

Established and emerging artists, working in any media are encouraged to submit artwork, including but not limited to: painting, drawing, printmaking, design, photography, ceramics, sculpture, fiber, and video as long as the piece follows the guidelines below.

– Both 2D and 3D artwork will be accepted.

– All 2D artwork must be able to hang on the wall, and be no larger then 6′ x 6′ in size.

– All 3D artwork must be able to either sit on a pedestal of 12″ x 12″, or be able to be free standing within our gallery space.

– All artwork must arrive to the gallery ready to hang or display, with proper wiring and hanging systems, or displaying instructions.

– Artists can submit 2 pieces with a submission fee of $15, and up to 2 additional pieces at $5 each. Payment can be made through Paypal at the end of the submission form. Fees are nonrefundable.

– All artwork should be clearly labeled with the following: artist’s name, artwork title, medium, dimensions, date of completion, and sale price.

– All artwork will remain in the gallery for the entire time period of the exhibition.

– All artists are responsible for both initial and return shipping of any artwork that is sent to the gallery. Please include any return shipping labels with your artwork.

– The Franklin Arts Center Resident Artists Gallery retains 25% commission of any sales made during the exhibition.

– All artwork, whether dropped off or shipped, must arrive to the gallery byFriday, September 2, 2016. Any artwork that arrives after this date will not be included in the exhibition.

– Any artwork that is not picked up after 30 days of the designated pick up date, will be considered abandoned and will then become property of the gallery, and may be disposed of.

– If you are unable to drop off or pick up your artwork on the given dates and times, please contact the Franklin Arts Center Resident Artists Gallery, so other arrangements can be made.

Deadline: Aug. 22, 2016 – “RED 2” Call for Entries for an online group exhibition.

Art-Competition.net announces a call for entries “RED 2,” in all still mediums, for an online group exhibition. Twenty artists will be chosen for the exhibit.

Deadline: August 22, 2016 (Midnight EST).

The curators will be looking for artwork enhanced through the use of the color red. Its application in the work has no required parameters—from a single red dot to a completely red image—the choice rests within the artist’s eye. Red may define intuitively an intended focal point that carries the viewer more deeply into the message. All submissions, which can be expressed from representational to abstract, are welcome. The artists and exhibit will be extensively marketed with numerous press releases, social media marketing, event listings calendars, and featured in “Art Market NewsTM” with over 18,000 subscribers worldwide.

Entry fee: $20 for the initial entry and $10 for each additional image.

Link To Art Call: “RED”

Website: www.art-competition.net

Fusion Art’s “Red, White & Blue” International Online Juried Art Exhibition is Now Open

Fusion Art is pleased to announce the opening of its July 2016 International Online Juried Art Exhibition, “Red, White & Blue.”

In honor of the United States’ Independence Day holiday during the month of July, Fusion Art is celebrating the colors Red, White & Blue. For this exhibition artists and photographers were encouraged to share their artistic vision using these vibrant colors.

Opening on July 1st, the “Red, White & Blue” exhibition features awards in two categories: Traditional Art and Digital Art & Photography.  The “Red, White & Blue” Best in Show winners are Nicole Duet for her oil painting, “Vickie,” and Violeta Brown for here digital painted photograph, “Lady in Red 2.”

Both Nicole and Violeta are Fusion Art’s Featured Artists for the month of July 2016 and, as the Best in Show winners, both artists are also invited to participate in Fusion Art’s Annual Group Show in Palm Springs, CA, in November 2016.

Other “Red, White & Blue” award winners include Second Place winners, Alexandra Latypova for her acrylic on canvas, “Pomegranates and Blue China” and Jaquay Atkins for his digital photograph, “Untitled.” Third Place awards were given to David Burnett for his acrylic on canvas, “Doubt III” and Bette Levine for her digital photograph, “Fireworks Spray Painter 2016.”

The international juried competition was held from May 12th through June 25th and received entries from artists all around the world including the US, Canada, England, India, Ireland, Latvia, Romania, and the United Arab Emirates.  The exhibition will be featured on the Fusion Art website until July 31, 2016.

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.

Each month Fusion Art hosts uniquely themed art competitions and exhibitions. Both winners and finalists are provided with worldwide exposure, by having their work promoted through Fusion Art’s website, in 70+ 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. An additional unique opportunity Fusion Art provides to the monthly Best in Show winners is an invitation to participate in Fusion Art’s annual group exhibition in Palm Springs, CA in November 2016.

To view the exhibition and for further information on all the winners and finalists, please visit Fusion Art’s website, http://fusionartps.com.

Deadline: Aug. 8, 2016 – really, really Affordable Art Show – Call for Entries

Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition (BWAC)’s is excited to announce our second annual really Affordable Art Show, a national juried show opening September 24, 2016.

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: Helga Christoffersen, Assistant Curator at New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City.

IMPORTANT DATES:
Submission Deadline: The Early Bird deadline is July 25 and Final Application Deadline is August 8, 2016.
Gallery Exhibition Dates: September 24 – October 16, 2016 weekends 1-6 P.M.
Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony: September 24, 2016 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 Helga Christoffersen’s 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, May 19, 2016):  $45 for up to three (3) images plus $5.00 for each additional image.
Submissions between May 20 and midnight June 2, 2016:  $65 for up to three (3) images plus $5.00 for each additional image.

PROSPECTUS:  http://bwac.org/2016/02/the-really-really-affordable-art-show/

CONTACT/QUESTIONS: Please direct all questions to bwacinfo@aol.com

Deadline: Aug. 2, 2016 – “Landscapes 2” $8,125 in Cash & Art Marketing.

Art-Competition.net announces a call to artists for “Landscapes 2” an online international competition, $1,625 in Cash Plus Extensive Art Marketing Prizes Valued at $6,500.

Deadline: August 2, 2016.

The judges for this art call will be looking for work where the artist presents their unique vision of a landscape and also looking at the quality of composition and execution of the art. We get to see the landscape from each of their emotional interpretations and perspectives. Perhaps the actual landscape itself is not as important as the many interpretations we are presented with by the fertile minds of artists.

Link to Art Call: “Landscapes 2”
Website: www.art-competition.net

Deadline: July 5, 2016 – Call for Entries “Pets We Love 2” Support the ASPCA

“Pets We Love 2” Every Entry Helps Support the ASPCA.

Gallery 25N is proud to present A Call To Artists for “Pets We Love 2”, an online exhibit, for a second year in support of the ASPCA and its mission to save lives. The entries are to be two-dimensional still artwork created in any of the following mediums: paint, drawing, photography, digital, collage, fiber, etc. for the online Group Exhibition,

Deadline: July 5, 2016 (Midnight EST).

Theme: “Pets We Love 2 The art should express the importance, joy or feelings an individual or a family has for their pet. Pets are caring companions that we love and honor. Pets from the exotic to the domestic support our lives as emotional loving partners. It is no wonder that they have graced historic and contemporary works of art. Whether we have or do not have a pet we all still need to respect and protect them. The artwork can be expressed from realism to abstraction. Artists and the Exhibit will be extensively marketed with numerous Press Releases, Social Media Marketing, Event Listings & Event Calendars, and featured in our Art Market Newsletter with over 18,000 subscribers.

Link to The Art Call: “Pets We Love 2”

Website: www.art-competition.net

Deadline: July 20, 2016 – Reflections – Call for Artists

Name of Show Reflections

Deadline Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Organization Linus Gallery

Home Page http://LinusGallery.com

Opportunity Type Contests / Juried Shows, Call for Submissions,

Exhibition is Held Online

Fees $35- For 3 Entries – $5 for each additional image

Medium All Mediums

Reflection is defined as “The throwing back by a body or surface of light, heat, or sound without absorbing it.” But it’s more than that. It’s the contemplation of the spirit and mind. It’s the light that bounces back into us and the darkness. It’s the thing that all sensation and thought evolves from. In this call for submissions we want to see your reflections, your take on all surfaces, whether physical, spiritual, mental or intellectual.

Calls for submissions are open to all local, domestic, national and international professional and amateur artists. All art mediums will be considered in this call for submissions, from photography, wall sculpture, fabric, mixed media, all paintings and drawings including, oil, acrylic, pastels, ink, graphite, etc.

For more info go to our Call for Artists Page:

http://linusgallery.com/call-for-entries/reflections-deadline-call-for-entries/

Deadline: July 5, 2016 – Movement – Call for Artists

movement call for artists
Name of Show    Movement
Deadline    Tuesday, July 5, 2016
Organization    Linus Gallery
Home Page    http://LinusGallery.com

Opportunity Type    Contests / Juried Shows, Call for Submissions,
Exhibition is Held    Online

Fees    $35- For 3 Entries – $5 for each additional image
Medium    All Mediums

We encounter patterns in our everyday lives, ranging from the clothes we wear, the products we use and the architecture around us. Patterns can be man made or occur naturally and can hold deep meaning or be simply decorative. In this call for submissions we want to see your creative approach in portraying patterns!
Art calls are open to all local, domestic, national and international professional and amateur artists. All art mediums will be considered in this call for submissions, from photography, wall sculpture, fabric, mixed media, all paintings and drawings including, oil, acrylic, pastels, ink, graphite, etc.
For more info go to our Call for Entries Page:
http://linusgallery.com/call-for-entries/call-for-artists-movement-deadline-july-5-2016/

Deadline: June 20, 2016 – Call For Entries, “Flowers” $8,025 in Cash & Art Marketing Prizes

Art-Competition.net announces a Call to Artists for “Flowers” an online international competition. First Place now $1,000. Total: $8,025 in Cash and Extensive Art Marketing Prizes.

Deadline: June 20, 2016 (Midnight EST).

Flowers historically have inspired fine artists and photographers to create some of their most beautiful, emotional and memorable works of art. Throughout history, flowers have symbolized new life, new beginnings, rebirth, beauty, peace and love. The abundance of flowers in our world has always inspired and challenged the creative mind. The work can be expressed from representational to abstract.

Link to Flowers Art Call
Website: www.art-competition.net

Deadline: June 6, 2016 – Call For Entries For “Drawing 2” $8,025 in Cash & Art Marketing Prizes

Art-Competition.net announces a Call to Artists for “Drawing 2” an online international competition. First Place now $1,000. Total: $8,025 in Cash and Extensive Art Marketing Prizes.

Deadline: June 6, 2016 (Midnight EST).

Whether the work is in black and white or color, created as classical or experimental this Art Call is all about drawing. Drawing is the original language of man and continues to allow us to communicate what we see and feel. A drawing can be formal and refined or expressive and energetic; can even capture our thoughts with doodling, marks, lines or shaded areas expressing our external world and our individual thoughts. It is a record of who we are as humans and our need to connect with each other.

Link To Art Call: “Drawing 2”

Website: www.art-competition.net

Deadline: May 31, 2016 – International Call for Artists for Online Art Competition, “ALL Botanical”

Contemporary Art Gallery Online announces their 3rd Annual International “ALL Botanical” Online Art Competition for the month of May 2016. 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 during the month of June 2016. Awards will be given for the top 5 chosen winners in the Paintings, Photography/Digital Art and Mixed Media/3D Categories. In addition to the winning images, depending on the amount and the quality of the entries received, Honorable Recognition awards will also be presented.

This competition closes May 31, 2016.

Winners will be announced on June 13, 2016.
Prizes include Memberships to Contemporary Art Gallery Online, Radio Interviews, Inclusion in the Year End Anthology Publication, Extensive Marketing and much more. Our Radio Shows have had more than 100,000 listens and the Gallery receives over 201,000 unique visitors a year with over 2.4 Million hits in a year. This is exposure you cannot garner on your own!
To read the complete Prospectus: http://www.contemporaryartgalleryonline.gallery/may-2016-art-competition-botanical

Deadline: May 23, 2016 – Call for Entries “Dreams 2” – for an Online Group Exhibition

Art-Competition.net announces a Call for Entries for “Dreams 2” an online Group Exhibition, up to 18 artists/photographers will be chosen for the online exhibit.

Deadline: May 23, 2016 (Midnight EST).

Theme “Dreams 2” – windows into an alternative reality that we all experience. The memory of a dream can be fleeting or can haunt us for a lifetime. Without the artist we would only see and feel our own dreams. However, the artist can help us connect to our dreams as well as allowing us to see into their dreams. The artist can present a dream as a representational memory or as an explosion of abstract images. The artists and exhibit will be extensively marketed with numerous Press Releases, Social Media Marketing, Event Listings & Event Calendars, and featured in our Art Market Newsletter with over 17,000 subscribers.

Link to Art Call: “Dreams 2”

Website: www.art-competition.net

Deadline: May 25, 2016 – Call for Artists – Light & Shadow International Juried Art Competition

“Shadow is a color as light is, but less brilliant; light and shadow are only the relation of two tones.” ~Paul Cezanne

Fusion Art invites submissions for its upcoming online exhibition:  Light & Shadow

For this competition artists and photographers are encouraged to share their artistic vision and interpretation of light and shadow.  The artwork should focus on the dramatic placement and effects of light and shadow over the canvas or through the lens. Whether color or black and white, the light and shadow in the artwork should emphasize the subject matter by giving definition and dimension thus enhancing the vivid placement of lights and darks.

This competition will accept any subject matter in any of the acceptable mediums and the artwork can range from realism to surrealism to abstraction.

Deadline for Entries:  May 25, 2016

Eligibility

  • Open to artists worldwide.
  • Must be 18 years or older to enter.
  • Work must be the original creation of the artist and completed within the past 5 years.

Awards

  • Cash awards will be given in each category.
  • The Best in Show winner in each category will be the “Featured Artists” on the website for the duration of the exhibition. The Best in Show winners will also qualify for participation in Fusion Art’s annual show in Palm Springs, CA in November 2016.

Entry Fees

  • A non-refundable entry fee of $25 is required for up to 2 images.
  • Additional images may be submitted for a fee of $10 each.

About Fusion Art

Fusion Art is an online gallery website where new, emerging and professional artists can enter online juried art exhibitions, obtain competition experience, as well as gain exposure to art collectors and art professionals. Each month Fusion Art hosts uniquely themed art competitions and exhibitions. Both winners and finalists are provided with worldwide exposure, by having their work promoted through Fusion Art’s website, in 70+ press release announcements, email marketing and through the gallery’s social media outlets. An additional unique opportunity Fusion Art provides to the monthly Best in Show winners is an invitation to participate in Fusion Art’s group exhibition in Palm Springs, CA in November 2016.

For full competition guidelines and to submit please visit our website:  http://fusionartps.com/light-and-shadow-june-2016-competition/

Deadline: June 2, 2016 – COLOR – Call for Entries

Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition (BWAC)’s open call for submissions for our second ‘Color’ show.  “Mere color, unspoiled by meaning, and unallied with definite form, can speak to the soul in a thousand different ways.” – Oscar Wilde Find the colors that sing to you and share them with our wide audience.  The enormous space of our gallery affords us the opportunity to exhibit really huge work; we welcome it!

SUBMISSION DEADLINES:
Early Bird May 19, 2016 (save $20) or Final Application Deadline June 2, 2016.
Gallery Exhibition Dates: July 23 – August 14, 2016 weekends 1 – 6P.M.
Opening Reception: Saturday, July 23, 2016 from 1 – 6P.M.

ABOUT THE JUROR:
Lilian Tone is Assistant Curator in the Department of Painting and Sculpture at The Museum of Modern Art. She received a BA from the Law School of The University of São Paulo; a BA from Fine Arts College, Armando Alvares Penteado Foundation, São Paulo; and has studied in the art history PhD program of the Graduate School and University Center, City University of New York. At MoMA, she organized the exhibitions: A Taste For Modernism: The William S. Paley Collection (2012); Focus: Paul Klee (2006); Strangely Familiar (2003); Cai-Guo Qiang: Transient Rainbow (2002); Actual Size (2000); and White Spectrum (2000).

$3000 in CASH AWARDS:
BEST of Show Gold: $1000
BEST of Show Silver: $500
Peoples’ Choice: $250
Curator’s Choice: $250
Certificate of Recognition: $1000  ($100 each for ten 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.
Early Bird Submissions (through midnight, May 19, 2016):  $45 for up to three (3) images plus $5.00 for each additional image.
Submissions between May 20 and midnight June 2, 2016:  $65 for up to three (3) images plus $5.00 for each additional image.
Submissions are on-line only; see full prospectus.

PROSPECTUS:  http://bwac.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/Color-Prospectus-3-17-16.pdf

CONTACT/QUESTIONS: Please direct all questions to bwacinfo@aol.com

Deadline: May 13, 2016 – 27th Annual Juried Competition Call for Artists

The Arts Council of York County presents the 27th Annual Juried Competition at the Center for the Arts, 121 E. Main St., Rock Hill, SC June 16 – September 11, 2016.

The deadline for entries is Friday, May 13, at 5 PM.
This is NOT a postmark deadline for mailed entries.

Winners will be announced at a free, public reception to be held at the Center for the Arts on Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 6 PM.

The Juried Competition is open internationally to artists 18 and older. Only original work, created in the last two (2) years, and not previously shown at the Center for the Arts, Dalton Gallery will be accepted. All forms of media are eligible, including video. Limit four pieces per artist.

Entry Fees: Member: $30 for up to two pieces, each additional piece is $10;
Non-members: $40 for up to two pieces, each additional piece is $10.

Please make checks payable to the Arts Council of York County. Complete guidelines and entry information are available at yorkcountyarts.org.

AWARDS
Gerald & Barbara Schapiro Best of Show | $1,000
1st Place $500
2nd Place $200
3rd Place $100

Judging this year’s competition is Seth Gadsden. Gadsden is an artist, educator, and filmmaker living in Columbia, South Carolina where he is the managing director of the Nickelodeon Theatre and director of the Indie Grits Film Festival. Gadsden was a founding member of the Redux Contemporary Art Center in 2003 in Charleston, SC. In 2006, while pursuing his M.F.A. from Boston University, he founded the Boston Young Contemporaries before helping to form the traveling artist collective Transit Antenna, then spending the following two years developing community based art projects across North America. With a focus on public art, experimental filmmaking, and multimedia installation, Seth has exhibited across the United States and has completed murals and outdoor sculptures in places like Mexico, North Dakota, Boston, Houston and his hometown of Clover, South Carolina.

Deadline: March 24, 2016 – Call for Artists – Landscapes International Juried Art Competition

Fusion Art is pleased to announce it is accepting submissions for “Landscapes,” its April 2016 online juried art exhibition.
The gallery is accepting submissions until March 24th.

For this competition artists and photographers are encouraged to share their artistic vision and interpretation of natural scenery and the physical elements of landforms such as mountains, hills, valleys, deserts, farmland, trees, rivers, lakes, ponds, forests, wilderness, polar regions, rainforests, islands and tropical landscapes. The artwork can range from realism to surrealism to abstraction.

The competition is open to artists worldwide and all artists, regardless of experience level, are encouraged to participate. Cash prizes will be awarded in two categories – “Traditional” Art and “Photography & Digital” Art.

Each month Fusion Art hosts uniquely themed art competitions and exhibitions. Both winners and finalists are provided with worldwide exposure, by having their work promoted through Fusion Art’s website, in 70+ press release announcements, email marketing and through the gallery’s social media outlets. An additional unique opportunity Fusion Art provides to the monthly Best in Show winners is an invitation to participate in Fusion Art’s group exhibition in Palm Springs, CA in November 2016.

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/landscapes-april-2016/