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

| Theme:
What is paradise to you? To many, it’s an idyllic state, a place of extreme beauty or happiness, an overwhelmingly lovely place visited on a holiday, a Utopia. It’s different for everyone. How does paradise look to you? How does it feel? Have you created your own? Have you lost it? Seen it, just out of reach? Has your definition of Paradise changed over the years? Is it a place, a taste, a memory, a dream for the future? Share your PARADISE story with words or imagery. (Submissions focusing on religious deities/systems are generally not the focus of ArtAscent. Spiritual/zen/love vibes are welcome.)

| 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: 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.

Deadline: Dec. 31, 2016 – “Portraits” International Call For Artists and Writers by ArtAscent

| Theme:
Portraits display the likeness, personality and mood of the person or creature being presented. Portraits can be expressed in symbolic, literal, modern, traditional, abstract, and completely unique ways. Share your interpretation of PORTRAITS.

| 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.

Deadline to enter is December 31, 2016.

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

Deadline: Feb. 29, 2016 – “Heat” International Call For Artists and Writers by ArtAscent

“Heat” International Call For Artists and Writers by ArtAscent – Deadline February 29, 2016

| Theme:
Heat can mean warmth, passion, anger, excitement, a spicy quality, pressure from authorities, and a hot day. It can be expressed in symbolic, literal, modern, traditional, abstract, and completely unique ways. What heat can your imagination create?

| 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:
The Gold, Silver and Bronze Artists and the Gold Writer will be featured in the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal complete with artist profile reviews written by our art writer. Up to 30 artists and seven writers in total will be published in ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal; showcased, along with website links, in an online exhibition on the ArtAscent website for at least two years; and, promoted on the ArtAscent Facebook and Twitter feeds.

| 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.

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

Open to / Discipline:
• Artists – all 2D and 3D visual art types including paintings, drawings, photography, mixed media, digital, printmaking, installations, ceramics, jewellery, sculpture, architecture, conceptual, design, drawing, printmaking, textile, and more
• Literary – all stories, fiction, poetry, etc.

Keyword Tags:
call for entry, call for artist, call for writer, art magazine, visual art, international, publication, literature, journal

Organization / Institution / Sponsor:
ArtAscent

Publication
ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal

Event type:
International call

Event / Geographical Location / Eligible Location:
International online

Age Requirements:
18+

Experience :
Open to all

Juried From:
Digital

Event fees :
Artists – Entries start at $25+

Opening Date for Open Call Event: January 1, 2016

Applicant Selection Date: March 30, 2016

Online Exhibition Start Date: April 1, 2016

Online Exhibition End Date: April 1, 2018

Website:
http://www.ArtAscent.com

Organization headquarters:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Online Exhibition Title:
Heat

Selection Process:
Judged

Prizes:
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Terms & Conditions / Rules link
https://artascent.com/terms/

Photograph Copyright Policy:
It is ArtAscent’s policy to terminate membership privileges of any Applicant who infringes copyright upon prompt notification to ArtAscent by the copyright owner or the copyright owner’s legal agent. Without limiting the foregoing, if you believe that your work has been copied and posted on the Services or used in any publication in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, please provide our Copyright Agent with the following information: (i) an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright interest; (ii) a description of the copyrighted work that you claim has been infringed; (iii) a description of the location on the Service of the material that you claim is infringing; (iv) your address, telephone number, and email address; (v) a written statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright owner, its agent, or the law; (vi) a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your notice is accurate and that you are the copyright owner or authorized to act on the copyright owner’s behalf.

Usage rights:
The Applicant owns the Content. You represent and warrant that: (i) you own or otherwise have the right to grant the licenses set forth in this section for the Content that you provide to ArtAscent, post on our website or other online spaces, or provide for our print services to have them printed in a magazine, and (ii) your Content does not violate the privacy rights, publicity rights, copyright rights, or other rights of any person or entity.

In order for ArtAscent to be able to provide you with our Services, you hereby agree to provide us with the following licenses to use your Selected Work:

License to print your Selected Work. You hereby grant to ArtAscent a non-exclusive, worldwide and royalty-free license (a “License”) to reproduce and distribute your Selected Work for the purpose of printing publications and for any other related purpose that you authorize. You agree that ArtAscent reserves the right to maintain the electronic files for any Submitted Work to fulfill any further orders which may be placed for such publication and the Services, and to maintain an archival copy of the printed magazine.

The Applicant grants to ArtAscent a License to reproduce, distribute, publicly display, use, and otherwise make available throughout the world the Submitted Work, including in actions required for the delivery of calls, publication, announcements and marketing. Applicants agree that ArtAscent may feature their submitted work for display, marketing, promotions, and exhibition archives, including ArtAscent publications, directories, websites, and social spaces. We will credit each artist with their name, artwork title and media, website, photographer credit, and gallery if requested. We may feature submitted Themed Call images, framed, in the Investors Tips section with the artist’s name and website, independently of the general call selections.

You represent and warrant that you ARE the author of your Content (including your Selected Work) and, in any case, that you bear the full and ultimate responsibility for the publication and distribution of your Content (including your Selected Work).

Deadline Dec. 31, 2015 – “Portraits” International Call For Artists by ArtAscent

| Theme:

Capture, illustrate, write, or otherwise create your visions of people and other creatures. Portraits can be expressed in symbolic, literal, modern, traditional, abstract, or completely unique ways. What portraits can your imagination create?

| Eligible Submissions:

Entries may include 2- and 3-dimensional media, such as paintings, drawings, photography, mixed media, installations, ceramics, jewelry and sculpture. Submissions must be the original work of the applicant(s). Open to international artists. Apply using the online form.

| Highlights:

The Gold, Silver and Bronze artists will be featured in the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal complete with artist profile reviews written by our art writer. Up to 30 artists in total will be published in ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal; showcased, along with website links, in an online exhibition on the ArtAscent website for at least two years; and, promoted on the ArtAscent Facebook and Twitter feeds.

| 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.

| Call application:

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

Deadline: December 31, 2015

Deadline: October 31, 2015 – “Haunting” International Call For Artists by ArtAscent

Theme:

This call theme is “Haunting.” Spooky creatures, frightening places, eerie experiences – these are the things that haunt us. Sometimes we are haunted by obsessive habits and persistent memories. Haunting can be expressed in symbolic, literal, modern, traditional, abstract, or completely unique ways. What hauntings can your imagination create?

Eligible Submissions:

Entries may include 2- and 3-dimensional media, such as paintings, drawings, photography, mixed media, installations, ceramics, jewelry and sculpture. Submissions must be the original work of the applicant(s). Open to international artists. Apply using the online form.

Highlights:

The Gold, Silver and Bronze artists will be featured in the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal complete with artist profile reviews written by our art writer. Up to 30 artists in total will be published in ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal; showcased, along with website links, in an online exhibition on the ArtAscent website for at least two years; and, promoted on the ArtAscent Facebook and Twitter feeds.

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.

Call application:

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

Deadline: Aug. 31, 2015 – “Violet” International Call For Artists by ArtAscent

| Theme:
This call theme is “Violet.” A bluish-purple shade, a flowering plant, the name of a woman – violet takes on a variety of forms. Violet is even associated with royalty, the unconventional, and ambiguity. Violet can be expressed in a symbolic, literal, modern, traditional, abstract, or completely unique way. Colour your canvas and notepad with violet, and share your vision with the world.

| Eligible Submissions:
Entries may include 2- and 3-dimensional media, such as paintings, drawings, photography, mixed media, installations, ceramics, jewelry and sculpture. Submissions must be the original work of the applicant(s). Open to international artists. Apply using the online form.

| Highlights:
The Gold, Silver and Bronze artists will be featured in the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal complete with artist profile reviews written by our art writer. From 20 to 30 artists in total will be published in ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal; showcased, along with website links, in an online exhibition on the ArtAscent website for at least two years; and, promoted on the ArtAscent Facebook and Twitter feeds.

| 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.

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

Deadline Aug. 31, 2014 – “Pets” International Call For Artists by ArtAscent

This call theme is “Pets.” Animal companions, pampered sweethearts, cherished creatures. Share your interpretation.

Eligible Submissions – Entries may include 2- and 3-dimensional media, such as paintings, drawings, photography, mixed media, installations, ceramics, jewelry and sculpture. Submissions must be the original work of the applicant(s).

Highlights – The Gold, Silver and Bronze artists will be featured in the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal complete with artist profile reviews written by our art writer. From 20 to 30 artists in total will be published in ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal including links to artists websites, promotion on ArtAscent website artist directory, and exposure in ArtAscent social media.

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.

Contact Information – Call application: www.ArtAscent.com/pets-call-for-artists-and-writers/
Website: www.ArtAscent.com

Deadline: June 30, 2014 – “Hidden” International Call For Artists by ArtAscent

Theme

The call theme is “Hidden.” Unseen, unknown, mysterious, cryptic, masked, clouded, puzzling, esoteric. Show us what hidden means to you.

Eligible Submissions

Entries may include 2- and 3-dimensional media, such as paintings, drawings, photography, mixed media, installations, ceramics, jewelry and sculpture. Submissions must be the original work of the applicant(s).

Highlights

The Gold, Silver and Bronze artists will be featured in the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal complete with artist profile reviews written by our art writer. From 20 to 30 artists in total will be published in ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal including links to artists websites, promotion on ArtAscent website artist directory, and exposure in ArtAscent social media.

 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.

Contact Information

Website and call applications: www.artascent.com
Deadline is June 30, 2014

Deadline: June 15 – Call for Entries – Int’l Juried Online Digital Art & Photography Competition “True Colors 2”

Digital Arts: California invites emerging and established digital artists, worldwide, to submit their work to our juried online exhibit “True Colors 2“.

Digital Arts: California encourages entries emphasizing color as an important element, and using any of a wide range of digital processes: digital illustration, photo manipulation, fractals, vector art, digital photography, HDR, light painting, CGI, Photoshop, etc.   Top finalists receive a Gold Stellar Art Award or Stellar Art Award, and widespread personalized publicity (local, regional, international).  All finalists are showcased  in personal, solo galleries, with top winners to be showcased in a physical gallery in a California art center such as Los Angeles, San Francisco or San Diego.

We have a broad international presence: our current show, “Simply the Best 2”, showcases talented digital artists from 27 countries, with online visits from 1,200 countries in 94 countries.

Submission Deadline: June 15, 2013

Entry Fee: $25 for up to 5 images, $4 for each additional image .

Submission Guidlines: www.digitalartscalifornia.com/?p=2274

Deadline: Sept. 12 – Call for Entry – CraftBoston Spring 2014 and Holiday 2014

CRAFTBOSTON Spring 2014 & CRAFTBOSTON Holiday 2014
CALL FOR ENTRY
Application deadline: September 12th, 2013
Application Fee: $40 to apply to one or both of the 2014 shows

CRAFTBOSTON Spring
April 4-6. 2014
Cyclorama at The Boston Center for the Arts
539 Tremont St, Boston, MA

CRAFTBOSTON Holiday
December 5-7, 2014
Hynes Convention Center
900 Boylston St., Boston, MA

CRAFTBOSTON
The Society of Arts and Crafts is pleased to announce that applications for Craftboston Spring 2014 and Craftboston Holiday 2014 are now being accepted.

Presented by The Society of Arts and Crafts, Craftboston Spring and Holiday are New England’s premiere juried exhibitions and sales of contemporary craft. They are mission-driven events that serve to support excellence in crafts by encouraging the creation, collection, and conservation of the work of craft artists, and by educating and promoting public appreciation of fine craftsmanship. Located at the Cyclorama at The Boston Center for the Arts, Craftboston Spring includes 90 artists. Craftboston Holiday is comprised of over 200 artists and is held at the Hynes Convention Center.

A qualified panel of three jurors is assembled each year to select artists making superlative work in baskets, ceramics, decorative fiber, wearables, furniture, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media, paper, and wood. Both emerging and established artists are encouraged to apply. There is one application and one deadline to apply to either 2014 show. The deadline for applications is September 12th, 2013.

For more information and to apply, please visit www.craftboston.org or www.juriedartservices.com