Deadline: May 31, 2017 – BLACK & WHITE 2017 – Call for Entries – National Juried Art Show – NYC

BLACK & WHITE – Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coaltion (BWAC) is We are excited to announce our third Black & White national juried art show, opening July 29, 2017.

Important Dates:
Submission Deadline: Early Bird May 10 or
Final Application Deadline May 31, 2017
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Gallery Exhibition Dates: July 29 – August 20, 2017 weekends 1-6 P.M.
Opening Reception: Saturday, July 29, 2017 from 1-6 P.M.

Details:
We bathe in the beauty of color and spin thousands of words describing the experience that the cone cells transmit to our brain.  In reality, they are not nearly as numerous as our rods, the cells that register light and dark, the black and white of our experience.  Our rods are less articulated in language; fewer words are generated to describe that experience.  Black & white is primal, the underneath, the foundation, of the opulence of color; black & white is where we register motion and, when the cones do not have sufficient light, our rods optimize our survival in the night woods.  Black & White intends to explore this underground of survival and few words.  Our unique, enormous space affords us the opportunity to exhibit really huge work, and we welcome it.

Juror:
Alison Hokanson is an Assistant Curator for Nineteenth-Century European Painting at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. She holds a BA from Brown University and an MA and PhD from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, where she studied Minimalism before writing her dissertation on Belgian Realism and Symbolism. Her recent projects include exhibitions on the whaling scenes of Joseph Mallord, William Turner and on The Met’s collection of Pre-Raphaelite art and design. She publishes and lectures on topics ranging from Impressionist painting to Symbolist drawing, and was previously a juror for the National Arts Club’s Artist Members Exhibition.

$3000 IN CASH AWARDS:
BEST of SHOW GOLD: $1000
BEST of SHOW SILVER: $500
PEOPLES’ CHOICE: $250
CURATORS’ 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. All artwork must be original in concept, design and execution.

Submission and Fees:
Only original works may be submitted. Works may be submitted in one or multiple media.
Early Bird Submissions (through midnight, May 10, 2017): $45 for up to three (3) images plus $5.00 for each additional image.  Submissions between May 11th and midnight May 31st, 2017:  $65 for up to three (3) images plus $5.00 for each additional image.
All entries must be registered/received by midnight, May 31, 2017. All entry fees are non-refundable.  Submissions are online ONLY:  https://client.smarterentry.com/bwac

ONLINE PROSPECTUS: http://bwac.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/BlackandWhite2017-Prospectus-1-5-17.pdf

Contact/Questions: Please direct all questions to bwacinfo@aol.com

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: March 12, 2017 – RECYCLE 2017 – Call for Entries

Open Call for Submissions from artists in the USA for ‘Recycle 2017’, Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition (BWAC)’s third national juried show of art crafted from cast-off, discarded, and re-purposed materials, will be a celebration of ingenuity and imagination.   We are seeking to exhibit sophisticated two- and three-dimensional art created in the re-use genre.  To help us in this quest, we are once again greatly honored to have as our juror, Harriet Taub, Executive Director of Exhibits at Materials for the Arts.

As well as looking for skill in the use of material, we want to see art that demonstrates the importance of conserving our limited natural resources.  We look for how well the medium relates to the upcycling movement and how fully the artist’s intention or concept is presented and realized.  Entries must incorporate at least 50 percent of repurposed, recycled, or reused materials. The theme is open to any medium resulting in 2-Dimensional or 3-Dimensional work.

Early Bird Discounted Deadline:  February 26, 2017
Final Submission Deadline:
March 12, 2017
Gallery Exhibition Dates: May 13 –
June 18, 2017 weekends 1-6 PM
Opening Reception:
Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 1-6 PM

ABOUT THE JUROR:
Harriet Taub is the Executive Director of Materials for the Arts, one of the largest reuse centers in the U.S and a program of the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs.  She joined MFTA in 1998 and also co-founded and helms its affiliated nonprofit, Friends of Materials for the Arts, which provides teacher training, arts and environmental edu
cation, and arts programming like artist residencies.  Taub graduated from NYU’s Steinhardt School of Education.  She currently sits on the boards of the environmental organization the Reuse Alliance and the arts organization Pentacle.

$3000 in CASH AWARDS:
BEST of
SHOW GOLD: $1000
MOST INNOVATIVE USE OF MATERIAL: $500
PEOPLES’ CHOICE: $250
CURATORS’ 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. All artwork must be original in concept, design and execution.

SUBMISSIONS AND FEES: Only original works may be submitted.
Early Bird Submissions (through
midnight, February 26, 2017):  $45 for up to three (3) images plus $5.00 for each additional image.
Submissions between Februrary 27th and
midnight March 12, 2017:  $65 for up to three (3) images plus $5.00 for each additional image.

Full Prospectus with all details: http://bwac.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/Recycle-2017-Prospectus-11-28-16.pdf

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

Deadline: March 5, 2017 – WIDE OPEN 8 – Call for Entries

Open Call for Submissions from artists all over the USA for a juried exhibit, Wide Open 8, to be exhibited in the Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition (BWAC) gallery  – an 8,000 square-foot Civil War-era warehouse on the Red Hook waterfront.  The enormous space of the gallery affords us the opportunity to exhibit really huge work, and we welcome it.  We are privileged to have another of NY’s art elite as our juror, the Museum of Modern Art’s Cara Manes, Curatorial Assistant in the Department of Painting and Sculpture.  With her guidance and selections, we look forward to another spectacular show.

The broad theme of “Wide Open 8” encompasses all the possibilities of knowledge and freedom and love – wide open spaces…arms wide open…eyes wide open – but as with all things, there is the inevitable opposite – wide open to attack…corruption…failure. What kind of fantasy is this? What does it really indicate? This juried show looks to explore the idea of “wide open” in all the hidden niches of our collective psyche.

Early Bird Discounted Deadline:  February 19, 2017
Final Submission Deadline: March 5, 2017
Gallery Exhibition Dates: May 13 – June 18, 2017 weekends 1-6 PM
Opening Reception: Saturday, May 13, 2017 from 1-6 PM

ABOUT THE JUROR:
Cara Manes is Assistant Curator in the Department of Painting and Sculpture at The Museum of Modern Art, where she works extensively on the ongoing displays in the collection galleries, as well as temporary exhibitions and special installations. Most recently she organized Projects 104: Nástio Mosquito (2016) and the collection exhibition Take an Object (2015). Alongside museum colleagues, she has contributed to numerous other exhibitions, including From the Collection: The 1960s (2016),Ellsworth Kelly: The Chatham Series (2013), Artist’s Choice: Trisha Donnelly (2012), and Cy Twombly: Sculpture (2011). Manes’ writing has appeared in a variety of publications, including Hans Arp and the United States (Stiftung Arp, 2016) and Films and Videos by Robert Morris (Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Serralves, 2011). She holds degrees from Wellesley College and The City University of New York.

$3000 in CASH AWARDS:
BEST of SHOW GOLD: $1000
BEST of SHOW SILVER:  $500
PEOPLES’ CHOICE: $250
CURATORS’ 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. All artwork must be original in concept, design and execution.

SUBMISSIONS AND FEES: Only original works may be submitted (limited edition prints are OK).  Works may be submitted in one or multiple media.  Early Bird Submissions (through midnight, February 19, 2017):  $45 for up to three (3) images plus $5.00 for each additional image.   Submissions between February 20, 2017 and midnight March 5, 2017:  $65 for up to three (3) images plus $5.00 for each additional image.  All entries must be registered/received by midnight, March 5, 2017.   All entry fees are non-refundable.

Full Prospectus with all details: http://bwac.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2016/11/WO8-Prospectus-11-24-16.pdf

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

Deadline: Nov. 7, 2016 – Still Life – Call to Artists

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New Art Call “Still Life” a 20 artists group exhibition at Gallery25N.com. Prospectus: http://art-competition.net/G25N-Still-Life.cfm Deadline: November 7, 2016 (Midnight EST) For this group exhibition the curators will be looking for still life artworks that convey a captured moment. The still … Continue reading

Deadline: Sept. 25, 2016 – Dia De Los Muertos / A Day Of The Dead – Juried Exhibition – Minnesota

The New Bohemian Gallery

Dia De Los Muertos, A Day Of The Dead Exhibition // Juried/Curated Exhibition // Call For Submissions

Dia De Los Muertos, A Day Of The Dead Exhibition // October 8 – November 2, 2016

Deadline For Submissions: Sunday, September 25

Notification Of Acceptance: Monday, September 26

Deadline For Shipped Artwork: Thursday, October 6

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

SUBMISSION FORM

Dia de los Muertos, the Mexican holiday celebrating the life of family and friends who have passed. Now celebrated throughout Mexico and around the world, creating a ritual of the living communicating with the dead, bringing rich color and history of the Mexican culture to this important event. We are seeking artwork in this theme that is traditional, contemporary, and experimental in nature that include imagery that is colorful and vibrant, of skulls, skeletons, alters, death, life, and other things related to the Dia de Los Muertos festivities. Artwork can be inspired by the holiday or be your own interpretation of the cycles of life and death. We look forward to seeing your creative submissions.

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.

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.

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.

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: July 17, 2016 – EXPOSED / An Exhibition Exploring The Nude / Juried – Minnesota

The New Bohemian Gallery

EXPOSED // Juried/Curated Exhibition // Call For Submissions

EXPOSED // August 5 – August 27, 2016

Deadline For Submissions: Sunday, July 17

Notification Of Acceptance: Monday, July 18

Deadline For Shipped Artwork: Saturday, July 30

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

SUBMISSION FORM

The nude, one of the most recognizable subject matter in the history of art. It is the natural human form that can express so much beauty and emotion, but at the same time be highly controversial. Viewed in so many ways, both positively and negatively, from its true representation to idealizing it for what it can be, the human form has changed and moved us greatly over time. We are seeking artwork based on the nude figure that shows skill and dedication to traditional forms, work that focuses on contemporary ideas, as well as pieces that break the barriers of tradition and push the social and psychological buttons to the next level. We hope to find artists that view and present the nude human body in a different, but interesting way through their artwork. All styles from abstract, conceptual, highly realistic, etc., in the forms of nude, semi nude, and implied nude will be accepted.

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.

Deadline: June 25, 2016 – SKETCHORAMA / Sketchbook Exhibition – Minnesota

The New Bohemian Gallery

Sketchbooks have been around for years and are used by everyone, whether for sketching and creating or simply for taking notes, making lists, and keeping information organized. They are a small glimpse into a whole other world of ideas, randomness, complete and unfinished process, and always a beginning to something new. Many times these special books that become an essential part of a person’s life are never seen by anyone other than their owner. In this exhibition we hope to change that by allowing artists to participate and submit a sketchbook for the community to open and explore for themselves. Those that participate will be given a sketchbook to do what ever they would like with, with exception of course. You will have a little over three months to complete your book and send it back to our gallery to be displayed in the exhibition. In addition to having the books on display, at least one image/page from each sketchbook will be selected by the gallery directors to be scanned and printed in a print/poster format. This will then be hung on the walls alongside the sketchbooks in the gallery. There is no specific theme for the sketchbooks in this exhibition, so take your time and come up with some great ideas, and then really get into – draw, write, collage, cut, print, and photograph your way to filling up the pages! We are very excited to bring this fun and interesting exhibition to you later this year, but need your support and participation now to make everything come together. We hope you will join us!

Visit our website for more information and the online submission form:

ONLINE SUBMISSION FORM

DEADLINE FOR PARTICIPATION:
Saturday, June 25

SKETCHBOOK SENT TO ARTISTS:
Friday, July 1

DEADLINE FOR SHIPPED ARTWORK/SKETCHBOOKS:
Saturday, October 22

 

OPENING RECEPTION
Friday, November 18 // 5:00 – 8:00 pm

All artwork accepted, from established and emerging artists, 18 or older, including sketchbooks that feature: painting, drawing, design, printmaking, photography, collage, mixed media, etc.

* Complete online submission form

* $20 submission fee payable through Paypal (Non Refundable)

* Artists will receive one, 7.5” x 10”, 120 page sketchbook

* Artists can create as many sketchbooks as they wish, but will need to complete additional submission forms and payment to do so.

* All sketchbooks will include a pre attached label on the inside cover, please fill in this information on this label so we can keep the books organized and easily identifiable.

* All sketchbooks must remain at 7.5” x 10” when closed, no bigger and no smaller! You may attach things to the inside pages of your book that open, fold out, or pop up to a larger size, but it must be able to fold down to its original size.

* All sketchbooks must remain thinner than one inch.

* Artists are encouraged to design the cover their book, and may rebind the cover and pages, as well as add pages and different kinds of paper, as long as the book remains at the original size requirements listed above. If you do rebind your book, please reattach the information label to the inside of the new cover that you have created.

* Please do not use glitter, attach things that may fall off or out of your sketchbook, or use any materials in the whole composition of your book that may be harmful to other books or our gallery staff.

* Please be aware of acrylic paint and gesso mediums, and limit their uses, as they may cause pages in your sketchbook to stick together.

* There is no theme for this exhibition. All artists are free to create what they would like in their own style.

* At least one image/page of each sketchbook submitted will be selected by The New Bohemian director to be scanned and printed in a print/poster format, which will be displayed on the walls of the gallery alongside the sketchbooks.

* At the end of the exhibition all artists will receive their sketchbooks back, along with the print/poster that was on display in the gallery.

* Please contact us if you have any questions regarding this exhibition, or especially if you are planning on altering your sketchbook and want to make sure it will be still be acceptable for the show.

The gallery will cover the shipping costs of sending the sketchbook to the artist and the return when the exhibition is over. Exhibiting artists are responsible for the shipping costs of sending the sketchbook to the gallery for the show. Submissions will not be accepted without payment.

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: May 29, 2016 – Urban Landscapes / Juried/Curated Exhibition – Minnesota

The New Bohemian Gallery

We are now accepting submissions for our upcoming exhibition, Urban Landscapes. This exhibition focuses on the societies that we live in and the structural surroundings that take shape around us. We are interested in seeing artwork that incorporates imagery of cities, towns, metropolitan areas, and urban settings. Urban Landscapes blends together the aspects of human foundation, nature, and various architectural design elements throughout time, into one collective exhibition.

Visit our website for more information and the online submission form:

ONLINE SUBMISSION FORM

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS: Sunday, May 29

NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE:
Monday, May 30

DEADLINE FOR SHIPPED ARTWORK
Tuesday, June 7

OPENING RECEPTION
Friday, June 10 // 5:00 – 8:00 pm

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.

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: April 26, 2016 – Smörgåsbord / Non Juried Exhibition – Minnesota

The New Bohemian Gallery

We are now accepting submissions for Smörgåsbord, our one non juried exhibition held in our gallery every year. We are excited to kickoff our 2016 exhibition schedule with this open call, non juried exhibition, allowing everyone who submits to be included in the show. Based on the Swedish word for an array of various food dishes served at a meal, with this particular exhibition we hope to follow this form of presentation with a wonderful variety of artwork by artists creating in all kinds of mediums. There is no theme for this exhibition leaving the door open for all creative ideas and imagery.

Visit our website for more information and the online submission form:

ONLINE SUBMISSION FORM

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS:
Tuesday, April 26

DEADLINE FOR SHIPPED ARTWORK
Wednesday, May 4

OPENING RECEPTION
Friday, May 6 // 5:00 – 8:00 pm

All artwork accepted, from established and emerging artists, 18 or older. We will only be able to display 2D artwork for this exhibition including: painting, drawing, design, printmaking, photography, etc.

* 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

All submitted works are to be delivered ready to hang and framed, if applicable. All artists submitting work 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.

Figures & Faces International Online Juried Art Exhibition opens March 1, 2016

Fusion Art is pleased to announce the opening of its March 2016 International Online Juried Art Exhibition, “Figures & Faces.”

Opening on March 1st, the “Figures & Faces” exhibition features awards in two categories: Traditional Art and Photography & Digital Art. The Best in Show winners include Joshua Langley for his oil on canvas, “Little Scamps”, and Bin Feng for his archival pigment print, “The American Dream – The Male Gaze.”

Both Joshua and Bin are Fusion Art’s Featured Artists for the month of March 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 “Figures & Faces” award winners include Second Place winners, Debi Pickler, for her pencil drawing, “Character” and Ron Testa, for his digital photograph, “Ziggy’s Lady.” Third Place awards were given to Cindy Shames for her, colored pencil and pan pastel, “Microphone” and Molly Phalen for her, silver gelatin print, “The Guardian.”

The international juried competition was held from January 8th through February 24th and received entries from artists in over eleven countries including the US, Canada, England, China, Russia, Israel, India, Estonia, Australia, Portugal, and France.  The exhibition will be featured on the Fusion Art website until March 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 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.

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

Deadline: April 15, 2016 – ViewPoint Gallery International Photography Competition

Calls for entries to exhibit your prize-winning photography in Canada

Deadline: April 15, 2016

Announcing the fifth annual call for submissions to all photographers the world over. This is an opportunity to exhibit your work for one month at ViewPoint Gallery, the only photography gallery in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. This competition is one of the ways ViewPoint Gallery serves to promote the art of photography. It gives a voice to deserving photographers the world over, and introduces your art to a Canadian audience through our gallery exhibit and website.

The competition is open to all subject matter. Twelve winning images will be selected from the digital entries. A panel of professional photographers selected by ViewPoint Gallery will jury submissions. One winner will be exhibited monthly. These images will be professionally printed, framed, exhibited and offered for sale by ViewPoint Gallery starting in June, 2016 at no extra cost to the winners. In addition, winners will have their work publicized by the gallery with media/press releases submitted to all major Halifax publicity streams.

Additionally the top three entries will receive the following prizes offered by Blurb Photo Books:

First prize: $150 Printing Credit from Blurb Photo Books.

Second prize: $100 credit from Blurb Photo Books.

Third prize: $75 credit from Blurb Photo Books.

Every single entry will receive a 25% product discount from Blurb Photo Books.

For more details, submission form and a gallery of past winners, please go to

http://viewpointgallery.weebly.com/new-2016-viewpoint-gallery-photography-competition.html

Deadline: May 6, 2016 – Call: “Give Color To Your Life” exhibit

Arizona artists are invited to submit up to 10 pieces of art for consideration in Give Color To Your Life, an exhibit to be held at the Herberger Theater Center (HTC) in September 2016. The exhibit, guest curated by Oliverio Balcells, will celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month.

Color is creation, connection and union. Color is a celebration transmitted as a way of life, as a gift, a gift that is reflected in the skin, in food, feelings, music and spirituality.

Artists are selected to display and sell their work at the HTC through a blind jurying process, based on relevancy to the noted theme, originality and quality of execution. Original artwork through a variety of mediums and processes, including photography, 2- and 3-dimensional, monoprints, lithographs and giclée prints in limited edition, is accepted. A portion of art sales benefit the Herberger Theater’s Arts Education and Youth Outreach initiatives. Open to artists residing in Arizona. Must be 18 years or older.

To download the prospectus with detailed instructions, visit http://www.herbergertheater.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Give-Color-Prospectus.pdf.
Completed prospectus, application fee and required CD of art images must be postmarked or hand-delivered by May 6, 2016.
For more information, contact Laurene Austin at laustin@HerbergerTheater.org or 602-254-7399, Ext. 105.