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Resource Bulletin

The Maryland State Arts Council Online Resource Bulletin

The MSAC Online Resource Bulletin, maintained by the Maryland Art Place, includes regional, national, and international exhibition opportunities, grants, fellowships, residencies, and information on available studio spaces in the area. The Resource Bulletin is updated on a weekly basis and maintains hundreds of listings of arts opportunities, organized by subject and deadline date. If you have information that you wish to have included in the Resource Bulletin, please send it to: caitlin@mdartplace.org

Disclaimer: Maryland Art Place and The Maryland State Arts Council cannot, at this time, screen all bulletin submissions. Artists should carefully consider each listing before submitting materials or sending fees. Bulletin opportunities should be submitted at least two weeks in advance of the listing deadline. 
 
The Maryland State Arts Council Online Resource Bulletin is supported by the Maryland State Arts Council.
 

National & Beyond

Call for Entries: Cheltenham Illustration Awards 2019: 6/20

The Cheltenham Illustration Awards has always been one to focus on narrative. Visual storytelling, whether sequential or single image, gives scope to the imagination and opens up possibilities beyond the present moment. This year’s theme revolves around “All Together Now - Tales of Unity”. Entrants are asked to make an illustration that uses narrative to celebrate our universal humanity and our collective experience; one that celebrates illustration and storytelling as dynamic influencers for unity. All together now. Because at this moment so much of the world appears to be entering a period of introspection and national separatism; one of materialism and protectionism.

The selected work will be showcased at the Museum in the Park, Stroud, UK, other venues such as the London Book Fair, and published in the 2019 Cheltenham Illustration Awards Annual, which will be distributed to educators and publishers, internationally.

Deadline for Submission: June 20, 2019

No Entry Fee

For more information, click here.

For more details about entry, click here.

For more information on how to submit, click here.

 

Call to Artists: 2019 Miami University Young Sculptors Competition: 6/20

Call to Artists: 2019 Miami University Young Sculptors Competition: 6/20

Hiestand Galleries at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio invites artists to participate in a biennial juried competition, September 4 - October 14, 2019.

$10,000 Yeck Purchase Award; $2,500 Second Place Award, $2,000 Third Place Award.

Juror: Don Desmett.

Open to U.S. artists 25-35; Year 2019 is for Non-Representational sculpture only. Artworks not to exceed 60" in any dimension. May contain multiple/modular components. Artwork should be completed within the past three years that demonstrate the scope and depth of your work. Materials: Permanent. Bronze, stone, ceramics, glass, aluminum, steel, wood, mixed, etc. Time based works must include projector and/or monitor for exhibition.

Entry Fee: $25.

Deadline: June 20, 2019.

For more information, click here.

Questions? Contact: email or call 513-529-1883.

 

Call for Entries: Visions In Clay: 6/25

Call for Entries: Visions In Clay: 6/25

The LH Horton Jr Gallery is a non-profit art gallery located on the campus of San Joaquin Delta College in Stockton, California, 90 miles east of San Francisco. The Gallery provides exhibition opportunities to regional and national artists, and has over 2000 square feet of exhibition space. The Gallery is currently seeking ceramics for an upcoming exhibit, September 5-27, 2019 (On-Line: Sept. 2019 - June 2020).

$2,500 in awards.

Juror: Sarah Millfelt, Director, Northern Clay Center.

Any thematic and stylistic presentation will be accepted for entry. Clay must be the primary medium. Works may be functional or sculptural. Assembled works may not exceed 4ft. in any direction.

Entry Fee: $30 for 3 entries, $5 each additional entry.

Deadline: June 25, 2019.

For more information, click here.

Contact: email or call 209-954-5507.

 

Call for Proposals: SculptFest2019: 6/28

The Carving Studio and Sculpture Center invites artists to submit proposals for SculptFest2019, which is September 7 - October 20, 2019. The theme for this year’s outdoor exhibition is Changes.

Few things, if any, are constant. Reflection on the past, contemplations of the inexorable transition to the future and the transitory nature of the present are part of daily life and have been the bread and butter of many artists.Cultural change is evident across the land. We change from day to day and from year to year.Artists responding are encouraged to think across and between creative disciplines and media, and to pursue metaphors connecting small-scale changes with social, historical, natural and geologic change, and of course, the CSSC and its grounds.

Guest Curator: Bill Wolff (Assistant Professor and Head of the Sculpture area at Salisbury University)

Deadline for Submission: June 28, 2019

No Entry Fee

For more information, click here.

 

Call for Submissions: 2019 African American Voices in Children’s Literature: 6/30

Strive Publishing and Free Spirit Publishing are announcing a call for submissions of original fiction or nonfiction board books for ages 0–4 (50–125 words) and picture books for ages 4–8 (300–800 words) featuring contemporary African American characters and culture and focusing on one or more of the following topics: character development, self-esteem, diversity, getting along with others, engaging with family and community, or other topics related to positive childhood development from authors of African American heritage who are residents of Minnesota and at the time of entry are at least 18 years of age and residing in Minnesota.

 

Deadline for Submission: June 30, 2019 at 11:59 PM CST (UTC -6)

Notification of Selection: September 2, 2019

 

For more information, click here.

 

Call to Artists: Biodiversity Drawing Competition 2019: 6/30

The International Nature Image Festival is hosting the Biodiversity Drawing Contest has as main objective to promote the subject of biological natural heritage, like the natural regions, the ecosystems, the habitats and the species of wild fauna and flora, through the selection and classification of works, drawings and illustrations related to this subject, according to the criteria defined in regulation. It also seeks to promote illustration and design of nature and to encourage the growth of Participants who portray the natural heritage of the wild, as well as launching the debate and reflection of society on the need to knowing, promoting and conserving biodiversity.

 

Deadline for Submission: June 30, 2019

Notification of Selection: October 25, 2019

 

For more information, click here.

 

Call to Artists: WEATHER PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 2019: 6/30

The Royal Meteorological Society (RMetS) is looking for the best photographs from around the world that depict weather in its widest sense. From weather phenomena to the impact of weather, we are looking for stunning images that showcase the sometimes dramatic, often fascinating impact and story of weather.

Judges:

Liz Bentley (Chief Executive at the Royal Meteorological Society)

Dennis Schulze (Chief Meteorological Officer MeteoGroup)

Evelyn Müller (Meteorologist Verification Manager MeteoGroup)

Stephen Cheatley (Professional Photographer and winner of Weather Photographer of the Year 2018)

Adrian Theze (Professional Photographer and winner of UK Weather Photographer of the Year 2017)

Adrian Theze (Professional Photographer and winner of UK Weather Photographer of the Year 2017)

 

Deadline for Submission: June 30, 2019

No Entry Fee


For more information, click here.

Call to Artists: Sunny Art Prize 2019: 6/30

The Sunny Art Prize is an international art competition hosted by Sunny Art Centre, London. This fine art award is a global platform, giving an opportunity to emerging and established artists to showcase their talents to a wider audience. We aim to display artistic and cultural diversity to the international art scenes of London, Beijing, Guangzhou, and Macau. Sunny Art Award will promote exchange in creativity between Western and Eastern cultures.

We are looking for a variety of submissions which can range from two-dimensional works such as paintings, drawings and photographs, to three-dimensional sculptures, and ceramics.

Deadline: June 30, 2019.

For more information, click here.

Call for Entry: Mannequins and Puppets Photography Exhibition: 7/7

LoosenArt is looking for photographers who would like to participate in “Mannequins and Puppets,” an exhibition showcasing photography and digital design. A group exhibition will be held in Rome, Italy in November 2019.

Aesthetic products that recall the human figure or fantastic figures, represented by dolls and puppets, up to the virtual productions of avatars, are products through which man since ancient times represents himself, his own world, his own stories, fears and fantasies. The act of control on these products its self becomes an object of reflection by artists starting from the first decades of the twentieth century, especially with reference to the protagonists of metaphysics and surrealism. Today the mannequin subject not only represents the individual who became an automaton and a production machine, but also an individual who became a compulsive consumer immersed in a world in which mass mediatic information and bombardments determine their own culture, lifestyles, customs and world view.

Artists are invited to submit 1 to 3 artworks addressing the theme. Entry is free.

Accepted media: Photography, Digital Graphic

Deadline: July 7, 2019

For more information, click here.

Call to Artists: Cimarron National Works on Paper: 7/8

The Oklahoma State University Department of Art, Graphic Design and Art History seeks entries for its 2019 Cimarron National Works on Paper exhibit. Artists living in the U.S. are invited to submit work made with or on paper, produced within the last three years. Examples include prints, drawings, photography and mixed-media work.

This year, the Cimarron National returns with an expanded vision for contemporary works on paper. Serving as juror for 2019 is Jodi Throckmorton, curator of contemporary art at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. The exhibition will be held in the Gardiner Gallery of Art on the Oklahoma State University-Stillwater campus September 9 to October 10.

The Cimarron National Works on Paper will award a purchase prize of up to $2,000. Purchased work will be added to the permanent collection of the Department of Art, housed in the Oklahoma State University Museum of Art.

 

Deadline for Submission: July 8, 2019

Application fee: $30

 

For more information, click here.

 

Call to Artists: International Photography Awards (IPA): 7/14

 

Call to Artists: International Photography Awards (IPA): 7/14

The International Photography Awards is now open for entries for the 2019 IPA photography competition.

Professional, amateur and student photographers are invited to submit their most provocative and visually captivating photographs for consideration for this prestigious award. This year the IPA is rolling out a number of exciting changes, including brand new entry categories (analog/film, astrophotography, minimalism, smartphone and “street” photography, to name a few), and lots of new prizes and benefits for the winners.

Deadline: 07/14/2019

Categories of Awards and Prize, click here.

For information about Entry fee, click here.

For more information, click here.

 

Call for Artists: ‘Art for Inner Peace 2019’,UNESCO BMW: 7/15

UNESCO BMW, in collaboration with UNESCO Center for Peace, created this competition for the local community of Frederick with an opportunity for national and international submissions.

Their mission is to promote the understanding of UNESCO ideals and to put in action initiatives that help raise a new generation of illuminated artists in the arena of world peace. They hope to create the conditions for dialogue through art among civilizations, cultures and people.

Through this competition, they wish to promote local and international artists by showcasing their art pieces as well as bringing cultural events to the community.

Categories: Video, photography, painting, poetry, music.

Jurors : Antara Bansal, Heather Caton, Joanne Snow, Kamran Jahed, Lenka Vilchez, Mehdi Ahmadi, Najee Banks, Shahnaz Shokrekhodaie, Siennah Kessler

Deadline: July 15, 2019.

For more information and submit applications, click here.

Call for Artists: Art for Inner Peace 2019: 7/15

 

UNESCO BMW, in collaboration with UNESCO Center for Peace is excited to announce a call for artists for their art competition, Art for Inner Peace 2019. Their mission is to promote the understanding of UNESCO ideals and to put in-action initiatives that help raise a new generation of illuminated artists in the arena of world peace. They hope to create the conditions for dialogue through art among civilizations, cultures and people through this competition where  local and international artists will showcase their art pieces as well as bringing cultural events to the community.

 

Theme: “Inner Peace” and what it represents to you.

 

Accepted Medium:

Film/Video: Minimum 1 to 10 minutes

Photography

Painting: maximum 8×11.5

Poetry: minimum 1 paragraph and maximum 7 paragraphs

Music: a track of minimum 1 to 3 minutes

 

Judges: Antara Bansal, Heather Caton, Joanne Snow, Kamran Jahed, Lenka Vilchez, Mehdi Ahmadi, Najee Banks, Shahnaz Shokrekhodaie, and Siennah Kessler

 

Deadline for Submission: July 15, 2019

Notification of Selection: July 31, 2019

 

To apply, click here, and for more information, click here.

 
 

Call for Artists: Art for Inner Peace 2019: 7/15

 

UNESCO BMW, in collaboration with UNESCO Center for Peace is excited to announce a call for artists for their art competition, Art for Inner Peace 2019. Their mission is to promote the understanding of UNESCO ideals and to put in-action initiatives that help raise a new generation of illuminated artists in the arena of world peace. They hope to create the conditions for dialogue through art among civilizations, cultures and people through this competition where  local and international artists will showcase their art pieces as well as bringing cultural events to the community.

 

Theme: “Inner Peace” and what it represents to you.

 

Accepted Medium:

Film/Video: Minimum 1 to 10 minutes

Photography

Painting: maximum 8×11.5

Poetry: minimum 1 paragraph and maximum 7 paragraphs

Music: a track of minimum 1 to 3 minutes

 

Judges: Antara Bansal, Heather Caton, Joanne Snow, Kamran Jahed, Lenka Vilchez, Mehdi Ahmadi, Najee Banks, Shahnaz Shokrekhodaie, and Siennah Kessler

 

Deadline for Submission: July 15, 2019

Notification of Selection: July 31, 2019

 

To apply, click here, and for more information, click here.

 
 

Call for Entries: 2nd National Works on Paper Juried Exhibition: 7/26

The Department of Art and Art History at the University of Utah is announcing a call for entries for 2nd National Works on Paper Juried Exhibition, which will run from October 7th - November 1st, 2019 at the Gittins Gallery, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah. There will be a reception on October 9, 2019 from 6 - 8 PM.

Juror: Judith Brodsky

Deadline for Submission: July 26, 2019

Notification of Selection: August 23, 2019

Exhibition Dates: October 7 - November 1, 2019

Reception: October 9, 2019 from 6 - 8 PM

Entry Fee: $22.50

For more information, click here.

 

Call to Artists: 2019 Open Photo Exhibition: 8/1

Cambridge Art Association presents the 2019 Open Photo Exhibtion. The exhibition will be held at the University Place Gallery from October 3 – 31, 2019. One artist will receive the Best in Show award amounting to  $1,000 and 3 other artists will win Juror’s Choice award and $250 each.

Deadline for Submission: August 1, 2019

Entry Fee: $30 for up to three (3) works , $40 for up to five (5) works, CAA Artist & Associate Artist Member Submission fees differ

 

For more information and applications, click here.

 

Call for Submission: Uncommon Thread: Essomenia (Wearable Art): 8/1

Call for Submission: Uncommon Thread: Essomenia (Wearable Art): 8/1

Baton Rouge Gallery - center for contemporary art seeks wearable art for a juried art event and competition, September 21, 2019 in Baton Rouge, LA. $1,000 for Best in Show.

Uncommon Thread is open to artists of all media from all corners of the United States, ages 18 and over. Works of wearable art will be reviewed through a blind jurying process. Uncommon Thread's Special Guest Juror, Grace DuVal, will not be made aware of the name(s), hometown, ages, or any other information for any submitting artist/designer (or team of artists/designers); thus allowing for an equal playing field for artists from any background or in any stage of their career. Images/videos for submissions must show completed pieces.

Works will be judged on the following criteria: 1) conceptual & aesthetic quality; 2) relevance and consistency with Uncommon Thread's 2019 theme; 3) feasibility of display; 4) overall artistic merit.

Entry Fee: $30 for up to three works.

Deadline: August 1, 2019.

For the full prospectus, click here.

For more details to submit your application, click here.

Questions? Email jandreasen@batonrougegallery.org or call 225-383-1470.

 

Call for Submissions: Aesthetica Art Prize: 8/31

Aesthetica Magazine is seeking submissions for the Aesthetica Art Prize, an exciting opportunity for artists and photographers to showcase their work to wider audiences. Celebrating excellence in art from around the world, the Art Prize is hosted by the international publication, Aesthetica Magazine, and supports innovation across a range of media, offering individuals the opportunity to elevate their practice on the world stage.

Artists have the chance to win £5,000, as well as participation in an internationally renowned exhibition held at York Art Gallery, publication within the Future Now: 100 Contemporary Artists Anthology and editorial coverage within Aesthetica Magazine.

Deadline: August 31, 2019

For more information, click here.

Call to Artists: Aesthetica Art Prize 2019: 8/31

Aesthetica Magazine,an international art and culture publication, presents an exciting opportunity for artists and photographers to showcase their work to wider audiences. Supporting artists since 2006, the Prize invites both emerging and established practitioners to submit their work. Participants can reach new collectors, curators and gallerists from institutions including: V&A, Tate, Serpentine Gallery, FOAM, Getty Images and Magnum Photos, through the Prize.

Awards include £5,000 for the Main Prize Winner, £1,000 for the Emerging Prize Winner, as well as publication within the Future Now: 100 Contemporary Artists Anthology, and a chance to participate in the annual Art Prize Exhibition which will run for 12-weeks, during the summer months of 2020

Co-curators: A. Laura Brody, Anthony Tusler, and Celene Ryan

Deadline for Submission: August 31, 2019

Entry Fee: $24

 

For more information and applications, click here.

 

Call to Entries: SACI Gallery: 9/1

Alumni is interested in displaying your artwork in the SACI New York Gallery located in Chelsea, Manhattan.

In addition to your contact information, you will be requested to provide the title of your project (all mediums are eligible) and a URL to an online project gallery. 

If you do not have a website, blog, portfolio or other online image gallery regarding your project, you will receive instructions on how to send a pdf document of low-res images of your artwork.

Make sure the title, medium, dimensions, and retail prices of the artworks you wish to display are either indicated in your online portfolio or in the pdf compilation.

Once you have submitted the Exhibition Proposal Form, you will receive a confirmation email and you will be prompted to send the following materials in pdf format:

Short Artist Bio
CV
Project/Artist Statement

Submission Fee: $30

Deadline: September 1, 2019

If you are selected to exhibit in the SACI New York Gallery, you will be contacted directly. 

For more information, click here.

Call for Artists: “Nocturne” National Juried Exhibition, Arc Gallery: 9/9

Arc Gallery announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition "Nocturne", November 9 - December 7, 2019 at 1246 Folsom St, San Francisco 94103, USA.

The word “Nocturne” conveys a dreamy, pensive composition or works of art dealing with the coming of darkness. We are seeking works that are evocative of the night, subjects as they appear in a veil of light, twilight or the absence of direct light. This theme lends itself to works that are tonal in nature, so works using soft, diffused light, muted tones and hazy outlined objects are welcome. We also invite artists to explore subjects associated with the night such as nocturnal animals and birds, people working the night shift, landscapes and cityscapes at night, and nocturnal fantasy creatures such witches, vampires and ghosts. And finally, artists whose favorite color is black are invited to submit works in that tone.

The exhibition is open to sculpture, painting, drawing, photo, printmaking, ceramics, assemblage, collage, mixed media, fiber art, glass art, artist book. All artwork selected will be included in the exhibition catalog. Catalogs will be available for order at the time of notification.A Juror’s Award ribbon, certificate, catalog and $250 will be presented to each of the three works that express the most imaginative interpretation of the theme.

Juror: Jennifer Perlmutter, Jennifer Perlmutter Gallery, LaFayette, CA

Deadline: September 9, 2019.

For more information and submit applications, click here.

 

 

 

Call for Artists: 311 Gallery Annual BLACK & WHITE Juried Show 2019: 9/20

311 Gallery, 311 West Martin Street, Raleigh NC calls for A MAXIMUM OF TWO WORKS OF ART to be entered per artist into the November 2019 BLACK & WHITE Juried Show. The show is open to colorless 2-D or 3-D works of art that have never been previously shown at 311 Gallery. Artists may interpret the show title in any way, and in any medium, suitable for a family-friendly audience and meeting the restrictions applicable to this show.

Please read the complete Long Description for dates and other restrictions before submitting your work. For the detailed description please click here.

311 Gallery is in the heart of the Downtown Raleigh’s Warehouse District; rated in the top Ten Best Art Districts for cities by USA Today in 2014. At 4300 sq. ft., 311 Gallery is one of the largest art galleries in the South. The gallery houses 12 artists’ studios, an exhibition gallery, and a gift shop that feature nothing but art. The studios are home to over 35 Resident Artists; their work ranges from Abstract to Traditional 2-D works or art, including photography, and 3-D sculptural art, in a wide range of mediums. The gift shop contains art from the gallery’s Resident Artists and other exceptional regional artists. The exhibition gallery changes each month, with the Opening Reception on the First Friday of each month. The exhibitions rotate between national juried art shows and exhibitions of the works of invited artists. Exhibitions open on the Thursday before each First Friday and end on the Saturday before the next First Friday.

Entry Deadline: 9/20/19

Entry Fee (311 Gallery Annual BLACK & WHITE Juried Show 2019): $32.00

For more information and submitting your applications, click here.

Call to Artists: Annual International Outdoor Juried Exhibit: 10/8

Embracing Our Differences invites artists to participate in its annual international outdoor juried art exhibit featuring 45 billboard-size images measuring 16 feet (5m) wide by 12.5 feet (4m) high. Each work of art is created by local, national and international artists reflecting their

interpretation of the theme “enriching lives through diversity.”

$3,000 (US) will be presented in the form of three separate awards — $1,000 each for “Best-in-Show Adult;” “Best-in-Show Student;” and the “People’s Choice” award.

 

Deadline for Submission: October 8, 2019

No Entry Fee

 

For more information, click here.

 

Call to Artists: MPC Art Gallery: 10/31(Annual Deadline)

The Monterey Peninsula College Art Gallery hosts six exhibits of contemporary art during each academic year. There are three 5-week long shows each semester in a wide range of media: painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry and metal arts, and digital media. They enjoy exhibiting high-quality art which challenges traditional ideas, employs experimental methods and ideas, and fosters critical discussion. They offer exhibits in pairs, groups or solo.

MPC Art Gallery accepts proposals from artists all across the U.S., including our Central California region. They also have periodic exhibits of MPC Art student and Art Department faculty work.

The MPC Art Gallery is a clean, open, modern facility with a beautiful space that is flexible enough for the installation of many kinds of art in innovative exhibit designs. 

Fee: $25

Annual Deadline: October 31st

For more information, click here

Call to Artists: “MY VISION OF THE FUTURE”: 12/30

The NeoPopRealism PRESS is an academic publisher that provides academics and individuals with knowledge and highly specialist art skills related to the NeoPopRealist art style.

 

This contest is all about the arts, the talents, and the visions of our future. No artist would be discriminated because of his/her views. Let's look into our future 20 years from today: the future of our planet, of your country or your personal future. Time flies, and a book "My Vision Of The Future" with this contest's artworks, printed in 2020, would show everyone in 2040 how right or wrong you were today. The book would include all the best images of work submitted to this art contest with the Winners' artwork images on the covers. This art contest is dedicated to the 30 year anniversary of NeoPopRealism art style, created by Nadia Russ in 1989.

 

JUROR: NADIA RUSS (www.nadiaruss.com)

ENTRY FEE: $23 for 1 work, $60 for 4 works. Then $15 per each work.

PRIZES: 1st Place Winner's work image goes on the front cover of a book + s/he receives a genuine black diamonds unisex ring (total 1ctw) in silver setting. 2nd Place Winner's work image goes also on the front cover of a book. 3rd Place Winners work image does on the back cover of a book.

 

REQUIREMENTS: Image(s) should be saved as .JPG file(s), resolution - 300 dpi. Please include the title of your work, size, medium, year of creation, your full name, the brief biography, and website address if you have one.

 

Deadline: December 30, 2019

Email your work image(s): neopoprealism@mail.com. Entry fee should be sent: neopr123@yahoo.com (PayPal).  The Winners would be announced December 31, 2019.

 

For more information and to apply, click here.

 

Call to Artists: Exhibition Submissions Local and Regional Artists: Ongoing

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts is seeking ongoing exhibition submissions from both local and regional artists for our three gallery spaces. We invite both student and professional artists to apply.

Dedicated to Art for All, Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts is the community’s arts center, providing lifelong, accessible engagement in the arts. From left to right (View of Essence of Landscape by Lorraine Ellerson, Ripe by Jan Kirsh, gallery reception) Maryland Hall’s goal is to present exhibits that engage audiences on many levels, from community exhibits to curated group and solo exhibits in several galleries: the Chaney Gallery, the Martino Gallery and the Openshaw Balcony Gallery. The gallery season features emerging and established artists in all media, from more accessible, traditional work, to work that questions contemporary culture, methods and ideas. 

Deadline: Rolling for the 2018-2019 season

For more information, click here

Call for Entries: THE JOHN RUSKIN PRIZE 2019: AGENT OF CHANGE: 12/5

Call for Entries: THE JOHN RUSKIN PRIZE 2019: AGENT OF CHANGE: 12/5

PRIZES: 1st Prize: £3K | 2nd Prize: £1K | Student Prize: £1K

A shortlist of 25 artists, designers and makers will have their selected works exhibited at The Holden Gallery, Manchester in a high profile exhibition from 12 July - 24 August 2019.

The John Ruskin Prize is open to artists, makers, and designers over 18 and currently resident in the UK.

DEADLINE: 12/05/2019 at 5pm

ABOUT THE THEME

A challenge, an observation, a protest, a suggestion, a material innovation, a small shift in perception can affect seismic change.

Now in its 5th year, The John Ruskin Prize 2019 aims to uphold Ruskin’s beliefs whilst challenging the nation’s creatives to consider their role as catalysts of change, critics, social and political commentators and material innovators. Open to a broad range of interpretations, the prize organisers are inviting entries from a range of creative practitioners in response to the theme: ‘Agent of Change’.

John Ruskin, an impassioned and influential critic of art, society and life, believed that art has the power to expose universal truths. Ruskin was a writer, artist, social critic, polymath and aesthete who fiercely opposed the social, political and environmental injustices of his day. These injustices – the ‘haves’ and the ‘have nots, social and economic uncertainty, rapid environmental change and a complex ever shifting political landscape remain issues that are as pertinent today as they were in Ruskin’s day.

The Prize also embraces Ruskin’s polymathic sensibilities, focusing on the strengths of multidisciplinary practice and inviting submissions from creatives whose work defies easy categorisation. In this bicentenary year, the Prize organisers are encouraging submissions that address change through observation, innovation, protest and that force us to see old problems in a new light .

For submit the online application, click here.

For more informations, click here.

 

Call to Artists: ART In Embassies Program: Ongoing

Established by the United States Department of State in 1964, the ART In Embassies Program is a global museum that exhibits original works of art by U.S. citizens in the public rooms of approximately 180 American diplomatic residences worldwide.

To submit images to ART staff for consideration in upcoming exhibitions please e-mail .jpg or .gif images of your works no larger than 50k in size, to artinembassies@state.gov.

Deadline: Ongoing.

For more information, click here

Call to Artists: New American Paintings by Open Studios Press: Ongoing

The Open Studios Press sponsors 6 juried competitions per year. Winners receive full-color spreads in our nationally distributed periodical, New American Paintings.

Our competitions are open to all artists working within the United States.

Deadline: Ongoing.

For more information, click here.

Call to Artists: Phoenix Gallery: Ongoing

Phoenix Gallery, located at 1829 S. Halsted St., is an art and empowerment space that is now open in the Chicago Arts District. We are looking for a stylistically and culturally diverse group of artists that are interested in becoming a part of our creative family. The collective artists will be promoted and displayed throughout the calendar year, and artists who sign up for a year-long term will also be featured in their own solo exhibition.

Please note that the collaborative is not commission based. Instead, there is a small monthly rental/promotional fee. There are varying rental lengths available, and you do not have to be a Chicago resident in order to apply.

Deadline: Ongoing

Interested parties should send an artist statement, a resume/CV, and at least 5 samples of work to artists@phoenixgroupchicago.com.

Contact Phoenix Gallery at info@phoenixgroupchicago.com

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Maryland Art Place (MAP) inspires, supports, and encourages artistic expression through innovative programming, exhibitions, and educational opportunities while recognizing the powerful impact art can have on our community. MAP creates a dynamic environment for artists of our time to engage the public by nurturing and promoting new ideas. MAP has served as a critical resource for contemporary art in the Mid-Atlantic since 1981.

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