Deadline: Dec. 27, 2017 – Call for Artists – 3rd Annual “Animal Kingdom” Art Competition

Fusion Art is pleased to announce it is now accepting entries for the 3rd Annual Animal Kingdom international online art competition.

For this competition, artists and photographers are encouraged to share their artistic vision and interpretation of animals, both domestic and wild. The artwork can include any animals that live on land, in the sea or in the air. All artists over the age of 18, regardless of location or experience, are encouraged to submit their best representational or abstract animal art and photography.

The exhibition will be hosted on Fusion Art’s website during the month of January 2018.

Cash prizes will be awarded in two categories – “Traditional” Art and “Digital Art & Photography”. Best in Show winners receive invitations to participate in Fusion Art’s 3rd annual group exhibition in Palm Springs in 2018. 

Beginning with this competition, Fusion Art is revising its pricing structure. In an effort to make its competitions more affordable for artists, the gallery is lowering the overall cost to enter its online art competitions. Artists will now be able to enter more images for an overall lower price.

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 and quarter Fusion Art hosts uniquely themed solo and group art competitions and exhibitions. Both winners and finalists are provided with 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.

Artists who are interested in submitting their artwork for consideration should visit Fusion Art’s website for full competition guidelines: https://fusionartps.com/3rd-annual-animal-kingdom-art-competition-jan-2018/

The deadline to apply is December 27, 2017.

Deadline: Dec. 20, 2017 – Call for Women Artists – International Art Competition

Fusion Art is celebrating Women Artists and is pleased to announce the opening of its fifth quarterly online art competition. The gallery invites both 2D and 3D submissions from women artists, only, regardless of their location or their experience or education in the art field.

For this open (no theme) competition, women artists, over the age of 18, are encouraged to submit their best 2D and 3D representational and non-representational art and photography. The work can range from realism to surrealism to abstraction and any subject matter and medium are acceptable.

The selected winners of the competition will receive a three-month long online group exhibition beginning January 15, 2018.  Artists will receive extensive worldwide marketing and promotion to make the art world aware of them and their work.
The deadline to apply is December 20, 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.

Women artists who are interested in submitting their artwork for consideration should visit Fusion Art’s website for full competition guidelines: https://fusionartps.com/women-artists-group-art-competition/.

Deadline: Nov. 26, 2017 – Call for Artists – Seasons International Art Competition

Fusion Art is now accepting submissions for the Seasons international online art competition.

For this competition, artists, worldwide, are encouraged to submit their best artistic interpretation of the four distinct times of yearSpring, Summer, Fall & Winter – along with any scenes, weather, events, or activities associated with those four seasons.  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 their best representational and non-representational art and photography.

Cash prizes will be awarded to the top 3 winners in each category. Best in Show winners receive invitations to participate in Fusion Art’s 3rd annual group exhibition in Palm Springs in 2018.
The deadline to apply is November 26, 2017.

All interested artists should visit Fusion Art’s website for full competition guidelines: https://fusionartps.com/seasons-art-competition-art-contest-2017/.

Deadline: Oct. 27, 2017 – Call for Artists – 3rd Annual Colorful Abstractions Art Competition

Fusion Art invites submissions for the 3rd Annual Colorful Abstractions online art exhibition for the month of November 2017.

For this competition artists, worldwide, are encouraged to submit their best artistic interpretation of the “Colorful Abstractions” theme by submitting their best nonobjective or nonrepresentational art and photography. Black and white are colors that qualify for the Colorful Abstractions theme.

Cash prizes will be given and Best in Show winners in each category will be invited to participate in the 3rd annual group show in Palm Springs in November 2018. Winners and finalists are provided with 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.

Please visit the website for full competition guidelines and to submit.
The deadline to enter is October 27, 2017.

Deadline: Oct. 14, 2017 – 2nd “Artist Spotlight” Solo Art Competition

Fusion Art is pleased to announce that it is now accepting entries for the 2nd Artist Spotlight Solo Art Competition. The gallery created this solo art exhibition opportunity as a means for emerging, mid-level and, even, professional artists to gain more worldwide online exposure.

Artist Spotlight will highlight individual artists who have an overall body of work to showcase.  From this competition, Fusion Art will select up to nine winning artists – one traditional, one digital & photography, and one 3-dimensional artist (if the gallery has received 3-dimensional entries). The winners will receive one-month solo art exhibitions on the Fusion Art website beginning November 1, 2017 and continuing through January 31, 2018.

Artist Spotlight is an open competition. There is no theme and any subject matter and any media are acceptable. The artwork can range from realism to surrealism to abstraction and all 2D and 3D artists, over the age of 18, regardless of location or experience, are invited to submit.
The deadline to apply is October 14, 2017.

Each month and quarter Fusion Art hosts uniquely themed art competitions and exhibitions. Winners 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/artist-spotlight-solo-art-competition/.

Deadline: Sept. 26, 2017 – 3rd Annual “Figures & Faces” Art Competition

Fusion Art is pleased to announce it is now accepting submissions for the 3rd Annual Figures & Faces international online art exhibition.

For this competition, artists, worldwide, are encouraged to submit their best art and photography of the human form – both figures and faces. 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 their best representational and non-representational work.

The exhibition will be hosted on Fusion Art’s website during the month of October 2017.

Cash prizes will be awarded in two categories – “Traditional” Art and “Digital Art & Photography”. Best in Show winners receive invitations to participate in Fusion Art’s 3rd annual group exhibition in November 2018.
The deadline to apply is September 26, 2017.

Each month and quarter Fusion Art hosts uniquely themed solo and group art competitions and exhibitions. Both winners and finalists are provided with 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/3rd-annual-figures-faces-art-competition-october-2017/.

Deadline: Sept. 20, 2017 – Call for Artists – International Online Photography Competition

Fusion Art is pleased to announce it is now accepting submissions for its fourth quarterly online juried art competition. The theme for the competition is “Photography” only.

The gallery invites photographers, worldwide, to submit their best work using analog, digital, digital manipulation and/or any alternative processes for a group exhibition on the Fusion Art website. For this open (no theme) competition all photographers over the age of 18, regardless of location or experience, are encouraged to submit their best representational and non-representational digital art and photography.

The selected winners of the competition will receive a three-month long online group exhibition beginning October 15, 2017.  Artists will receive extensive worldwide marketing and promotion to make the art world aware of them and their work.
The deadline to apply is September 20, 2017.

Each month and quarter Fusion Art hosts uniquely themed solo and group art competitions and exhibitions. Both winners and finalists are provided with 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.

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

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: 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: 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: 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. 27, 2016 – In The Year 3000 / Juried Exhibition – Minnesota

The New Bohemian Gallery

In The Year 3000 // Juried/Curated Exhibition // Call For Submissions

In The Year 3000 // September 9 – October 1, 2016

Deadline For Submissions: Saturday, August 27

Notification Of Acceptance: Sunday, August 28

Deadline For Shipped Artwork: Wednesday, September 7

Visit Our Website For More Information And The Online Submission Form:

SUBMISSION FORM

Where do you see yourself 359,172 days into the future? How different will things be in our world in the year 3000, if our world is even still here at that time? Will we finally have flying cars, will we travel to space on the weekends, will our brains be connected to the cloud, will we all be super humans or be replaced by artificial intelligence, what about our global economies and governments, and various environmental issues, how will they progress throughout the years? With so many questions to be had, we would like to see your answers/predictions to what could be. We are seeking artwork that relates to the title and has a futuristic feel to it, as well as answers these many questions and more.

Submission Guidelines

All artwork accepted, from established and emerging artists, 18 or older, including but not limited to: painting, drawing, design, printmaking, photography, sculpture, installation art, video, and new media. All exhibitions are curated by The New Bohemian Gallery directors.

* Complete online submission form

* $15 submission fee payable through Paypal (Non Refundable)

* 1 – 4 images of artwork, jpg only, max size 5MB

* Label image files as first and last name, and title, ie: Firstname_Lastname_Title.jpg

Please note, that specialized installation materials are to be provided by the artist. Selected works are to be delivered ready to hang and framed, if applicable. All selected artists are responsible for initial and return shipping costs. All artwork must be for sale, and will be subject to a 25% commission. Submissions will not be accepted without payment.

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: 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 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: June 3, 2016 – Abstract Expressionism – Call for Entries

Beginning in the mid 20th century, Abstract Expressionism has remained a relevant art movement to this day. The movement is concerned with defining the purpose of ones art rather than the method and seeks to portray art that is abstract but also expressive or emotional in its effects. In this call for submissions we want to see your creative approach to abstract expressionism and hear how the work serves you!

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. Sizes up to 12 feet are acceptable. Work must be able to be hung on a wall to be considered for the live exhibition. Freestanding 3D artworks will be displayed online only. We are now accepting video and poetry entries for online shows.

Accepted entries for this online exhibition will be judged again in the coming months for a collective live exhibition at our Los Angeles gallery. The artists will be asked if they wish to submit their artwork for the collective exhibition, which is not a requirement to being a part of the online exhibition.

DEADLINE FOR THIS CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS: June 3, 2016

Cost: $35 for 3 entries, $5 for additional entries.

For more information or to Submit:  http://linusgallery.com/call-for-entries/abstract-expressionism-call-submissions-deadline-june-3-2016/

Deadline: May 2, 2016 – Call For Art | Make Art Great Again

The Resident Artists Gallery at The Franklin Arts Center in Brainerd MN is now accepting submissions for “Make Art Great Again: On Borders, Walls, and Duality”, a new collective exhibition. Our gallery committee has been busy absorbing the divisive language flooding the present political atmosphere, and tracing its threads back into history. Refugee crises and border walls emit historical echoes of apartheid and the Cold War, the cultural and physical divisions of Israel, South Africa, and the Koreas. Searchers in the West have spent the last few decades tearing down the wall between politics and spirituality by turning to the wisdom of Eastern philosophy to help explain the ancient polarities of have/have not, good/evil, and us/them, looking for a road map out of a seemingly eternal struggle that feels both futile and inevitable. We look forward to seeing your submissions exploring these subjects, and yes, we will entertain your Trump portraits.

The deadline for art received is Monday, May 2nd.

The opening reception for this show is May 6th from 5-8 and will run from May 7th through June 25th.

Find all the info about our gallery and submission process at http://facrag.weebly.com/

See the submissions page at http://facrag.weebly.com/make-art-great-again–submission-form.html

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.