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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 Residency: The Creative Knowledge Project: 8/27

The Creative Knowledge Project is a 12-month artist residency based at the new Lakeside Centre, Thamesmead. This year-long residency – with accommodation and studio space – is a rare and exciting opportunity for an artist to live and work on the water’s edge of one of the most iconic Brutalist estates of the 1960s, working with the community to explore the potential for their new library building.

Deadline for Application: August 27, 2019

For more information, click here

Call for Entries: Has the Eagle landed?: 8/29

The story of Apollo 11, during the last five decades, became "a mother to all conspiracy theories." Hundreds (or thousands) of people and organizations (nations even) denied the fact of landing on the Moon. Today, the story of this deny, is maybe even more thrilling than the reality of Moon landing.

On June 12th, 6x7 Leica Gallery in Warsaw opened an exhibition of the project by German photographer, Thomas Herbrich, entitled "The Truth about the Moon Landing." Check out the project here.

To help finding the answer to this question, 6x7 Leica Gallery together with their Partner - National Film School in ?ód?, Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw and with the support of Leica Camera, announces the creative photography contest - a 6x7 AWARD 2019! "Has the Eagle landed?".

Your goal is to answer with photographs (up to five) or short film (up to 15 seconds). Everybody's invited, all is allowed - you can use any technique, submit images that are true or fake, real or manipulated, proving or denying the Moon Landing - it's all up to you - your idea and creativity!

Deadline for Submission: August 29th, 2019

For more information, click here.

Call for Entries: 5th Biennial Ocala Outdoor Sculpture Competition: 8/30

The City of Ocala Cultural Arts Office is placing a call for entries for the 5th Biennial Ocala Outdoor Sculpture Competition. Ten works will be selected for a two-year outdoor exhibition in Tuscawilla Park located in Ocala, Florida.

The City of Ocala Cultural Arts Office creates opportunities for public art to transform ordinary spaces into destinations. The goal of the Art in City Spaces program is to foster creativity, discovery and thoughtfulness among our citizens and visitors. 

This call is open to artists currently working and residing in the United States with experience designing, fabricating, and installing large outdoor Public Art. Each artist selected for the exhibition will receive a $2,000 honorarium to cover transportation, installation, and de-installation of the sculpture. Grand total of $24,00 in awards.

Awards:

Best in Show: $2,000

2nd Place: $1,000

Honorable Mention: $500

People’s Choice: $500

Grand Total $24,000

Entry Fee: $25 for up to 3 works

Deadline for Submission: August 30, 2019

Notification of Selection: Week of October 18, 2019

Exhibition Dates: February 21, 2020 - January 17, 2022

For more information, click here

 

Call for Artists: London Contemporary - International Art Fair: 8/30

LONDON CONTEMPORARY International Art Fair will be held in London, at THE LINE Contemporary Art Space from September 27 to October 25, 2019, during the same period of Frieze London (03 – 06 October, 2019, curated by Diana Campbell Betancourt and Lydia Yee). 

LONDON CONTEMPORARY is an International Art Fair that will present collective and solo projects by leading and emerging international artists. ITSLIQUID Group, with an experience of more than 250 art exhibitions all around the world and eleven editions of international fairs, is proud to announce the debut of LONDON CONTEMPORARY that will represent a forum for direct exchange of ideas and contacts between collectors, artists, photographers, designers and art professionals, featuring paintings, sculptures, photography art, installations, video art and live performance.

Artists, photographers, video makers, and performers are invited to submit their works. To take part in the selection, send your works’ submissions with a CV/biography, some still images (for video-art), links of videos/films/performances and pictures via e-mail to director@itsliquid.com

Deadline for Application: August 30, 2019 at 11:59 PM of your local time

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 to Artists: Pastel 100: 9/3

Sponsored by Pastel Journal, America’s leading magazine devoted to pastel artists, this annual competition offers cash, prizes and publicity to its talented winners. Get rewarded for your finest work! Winners will be featured in the April 2020 issue of Pastel Journal. 

Top prizes:

1st: $5,000 cash

2nd: $2,500 cash

3rd: Pastels and Pastel surfaces from Jack Richeson and Company, valued over $1,500

4th: Pastels and Pastel surfaces from Jack Richeson and Company, valued over $1,000

5th: Pastels and Pastel surfaces from Jack Richeson and Company, valued over $750

There will also be category prizes and honorable mentions!

Categories and Jurors:

Landscape + Interior: W. Truman Hosner

Portrait + Figure: Cuong Nguyen

Still Life + Floral: Kathy Hildebrandt

Animal + Wildlife: Yael Maimon

Abstract + Non-Objective: Colette Odya Smith

Early-Bird Deadline: August 5, 2019 at 11:59pm EST

Entry fee: $30

Deadline: September 3, 2019 at 11:59pm EST

Entry fee: $35

All winners will be notified by October 31, 2019. The results will not otherwise be made public until they are published in Pastel Journal. 

For more information click here

Call to Artists: Fine Art Photography Prize, Berlin Photo Week: 9/5

Every October during Berlin Photo Week, BBA Gallery holds their Fine Art Photography Prize competition, which is open for all ages over 18. The winner will be promoted by BBA Gallery for one year and will be selected by a jury of professionals, who look for the most innovative concept, aesthetical language and unique approach within the medium. There are no restrictions in terms of theme, photography medium or educational background. Installations and conceptual works are welcome.

Four shortlisted photo artists will show at BBA Gallery in October 2019 as an official part of the program of Berlin Photo Week. Patron WhiteWall will sponsor the production of all artworks for the exhibition. In addition each artist receives a Skylum software package. The Photography Prize winner will be promoted by BBA Gallery for 1 year (through the gallery’s Artsy profile, website and social media channels). Patron WhiteWall will feature the winner with touring solo shows in their selected showrooms.

Deadline for Application: September 5, 2019

For more information, click here

 

Call for Applications: USArtists International Grant: 9/5

USArtists International encourages and promotes the vibrant diversity of U.S. artists and creative expression in the performing arts by expanding opportunity and exposure to international audiences, encouraging international cultural exchange and enhancing the creative and professional development of U.S. based artists by providing connections with presenters, curators and artists around the world.  USAI extends the reach and impact of professional touring artists and ensembles from the United States and is committed to expanded touring opportunities for continued sustainability of U.S. artists.

USAI supports performances by U.S. dance, music, and theater ensembles and solo artists invited to perform at important cultural festivals and performing arts marketplaces anywhere in the world outside the United States and its territories. USArtists International grantees reflect the vibrant diversity of U.S. artists and creative expression in the performing arts. USAI is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Howard Gilman Foundation, and the Trust for Mutual Understanding and is the only program of its size and scope in the country.

USAI provides grants of up to $15,000 towards support of artist fees, travel, accommodations, per diem, shipping and visa preparation.The program has three rounds with different application deadlines.

Submission Deadlines: 

September 5, 2019- For projects taking place between December 15, 2019 and December 14, 2020. Certification Sheets and letters of invitation due by September 12, 2019. Application and guidelines available by July 15.

November 22, 2019- For projects taking place between March 15, 2020 and March 14, 2021. Certification Sheets and letters of invitation due by December 3, 2019.

April 1, 2020- For projects taking place between July 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021. Certification Sheets and letters of invitation due by April 8, 2020.

 

To learn more about the program, see additional deadlines or access the online application, click here.

 

Call for Artists: Anima Mundi Festival 2019 - Visions: 9/7

ITSLIQUID Group is pleased to announce the open call for the exhibition ANIMA MUNDI FESTIVAL 2019 - VISIONS, that will be presented in Venice from October 03 to November 24, 2019 at THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space and from October 04 to November 24, 2019 at Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi, during the same period of the 58th Venice Biennale, curated by Ralph Rugoff and organized by La Biennale di Venezia 2019, chaired by Paolo Baratta.

Artists, photographers, video makers, and performers are invited to submit their works. To take part in the selection, send your works’ submissions with a CV/biography, some still images (for video-art), links of videos/films/performances and pictures via e-mail to director@itsliquid.com

Deadline for Application: September 7, 2019 at 11:59 PM of your local time 

For more information, click here

Open Call: Process Gallery Exhibition: 9/8

The Process Gallery is currently inviting contributions from artists and creatives of all abilities to submit work to our first Open Call, which will launch our forthcoming exhibition this October and will also correspond to the opening of the Turner Prize 2019 at Turner Contemporary.

The Process Gallery encourages applications from artists and creatives with a strong focus on innovative technologies and processes, and work in a variety of media. Your ‘process’ must be integral to your practice and proposal, and can include but is not limited to; sculpture, installations, paintings, prints and photographs.

The opportunity will also enable artists to experience exhibiting in a supported environment, and have space to develop project ideas in.

Deadline for Submission: September 8, 2019

For more information, click here.

Call for Artists: FIELD/WORK 2019-2020: 9/9

Chicago Artists Coalition is excited to announce that applications are now open for the annual FIELD/WORK program! 

FIELD/WORK is an 11-week program designed for artists from all disciplines wanting deeper engagement, feedback, and support in designing pathways to further inform their creative practices. 

Each meeting will be structured as a working session, providing resources and workshops for artists to take stock of where they are at in terms of their work and practice, envision where they want to go, and explore a range of frameworks to determine generative ways of getting there, while building connections with program colleagues and practitioners in the field. Program sessions will be held every other Tuesday evening, October 15, 2019 through March 24, 2020 at CAC.

Deadline for Application: September 9, 2019 at 11:59 PM

For more information, click here

 

Call for Entries: COAL Prize 2019: 9/9

For its tenth edition in 2019 the COAL Prize will, in collaboration with the Platform on Disaster Displacement and DISPLACEMENT: Uncertain Journeys, tackle an essential subject: displacement related to disasters and climate change.

For this special edition of the COAL Prize, the laureate will receive a 10,000 euro grant awarded by the François Sommer Foundation. Award ceremony will take place in December 2019 during the COP25 in Chile.

Deadline for Submission: September 9, 2019

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 for Entry: FiLiA 2019 conference showcase - Women's Art Exhibition: 9/22

Last year, our theme celebrated 100 years since (some) women got the right to vote in the UK - a big leap forward in history. This year, we have an un-elected prime minister in office, and the UK is facing its most divisive political landscape in decades. We invite women to submit digital images of artworks, in any medium, that reflect on the small actions we take (in all aspects of our lives, from home to work to community, that add up to transforming the world.) We would love to see works that meditate on feelings of frustration and resolve, empowerment and disempowerment, unity and division. 

To apply, all you need to do is create an account for free.

Entry Fee: £5 - £10 for up to 3 images, one will be chosen to showcase

Deadline: September 22, 2019

For more information, click here.

Call for Entry: unique: alternative processes 2019: 9/23

A Smith Gallery is excited to announce a Call for Entry for their Exhibition competition, “unique: alternative processes 2019”, that will run from November 8, 2019 - January 5, 2020 with an Opening Reception on November 30, 2019 and December 14, 2019 each from 4 - 8 PM. 

Photography started as a chemical experiment.   However, the acknowledged inventor of the process, Thomas Wedgwood, was the son and grandson of famous English potters.  His entire life he was surrounded by artists, creators. Wedgwoods pals were William Wordsworth and Samuel Taylor Coleridge.  So, it is not unusual or unexpected that creative folks have taken his work and run with it. For many photographers it’s about the camera, for others it’s about what can be birthed once it leaves the thing and for others it is the possibility of making images that are miraculous orphans.

Any unique handmade prints are eligible.   Eligible prints include but are not limited to cyanotype, lumens, Van Dyke, salt, chemigram, tintype, bromoil, gum bichromate, platinum/palladium, photogravure, albumen, liquid emulsion, ziatype, image transfers, kallitypes, lith prints, hand colored silver gelatin prints, encaustic and mordoncage.  Unique prints made from digital negatives are eligible. The camera used for capture is immaterial. Creativity is encouraged….

Jurors: Connie and Jerry Rosenthal will be the jurors for “unique:alternative processes”.  The Rosenthal’s, long-time lovers of photographic arts, are the co founders of the Rfotofolio, a 501c(3) whose mission is to support photographers, educate the viewing public, and support brick and mortar exhibitions.

Entry Fees:  $38 for the first 5 images, $7 per each additional image. Submissions of 11 or more images are eligible for a review of the submitted images by the gallery directors.  Submission fees are not refundable.

Awards

Jurors Award – $325.00

Directors Award – $250.00

Discretionary Honorable Mentions – an exhibition catalogue

Visitors Award – $100.00

Deadline for Submission: September 23, 2019

Notification of Selection: October 7, 2019

Exhibition Dates: November 8, 2019 - January 5, 2020

Opening Reception: November 30, 2019 and December 14, 2019 from 4 - 8 PM

For more information, click here

 

Call to Artists: 33rd Annual Materials: Hard + Soft International Contemporary Craft Competition and Exhibition: 9/29

The Greater Denton Arts Council proudly presents the 33rd annual Materials: Hard + Soft International Contemporary Craft Competition and Exhibition. Recognized as one of the premier craft exhibitions in the country, Materials: Hard + Soft began in 1987 and was originally initiated by area artist Georgia Leach Gough. The exhibition celebrates the evolving field of contemporary craft and the remarkable creativity and innovation of artists who push the boundaries of their chosen media. Since 2017, the exhibition has expanded to include works by international artists. The Greater Denton Arts Council will provide Juror Awards in the amounts of $1,000, $750, $500 and $250. Winners will be determined by the juror and will be announced at the opening reception of the exhibition on February 7, 2020. Materials will be on view February 7 - May 9, 2020 at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center in Denton, Texas

Entry Fee: $40 (up to 3 entries)

Deadline for Submission: September 29th, 2019

For more information, click here

 

Call for Entry: The 53rd Founders Juried Awards Exhibition: 10/7

The 53rd Founders Juried Awards Exhibition is an art exhibition open to 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional artwork by artists residing in the United States. Founders exhibitions are a long-held tradition honoring the artists who came together in 1954 to create the Naples Art Association, the first non-profit visual arts organization in Collier County, Florida. Founders exhibitions serve as a platform for local artists to share the spotlight with their peers at the national level. For artists from outside Florida, Founders exhibitions provide the opportunity to demonstrate success, compete for cash prizes totaling $3,500 and exhibit their art in Naples, Florida.

The 53rd Founders Juried Awards Exhibition will be installed in the Naples Art Association’s ground floor galleries from December 6, 2019 through January 9, 2020. The Naples Art Association is located at 585 Park Street in Naples, Florida in the heart of the 5th Avenue South shopping, dining and entertainment district. The exhibition is open to 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional artwork in any style or medium. 

Awards 

$3,500 in cash awards will be presented to artists during a reception the evening Thursday, December 5, 2019. Artists are encouraged to attend the preview reception, but attendance is not a requirement. Award checks will be mailed to winning artists who are unable to accept their awards in person. 

List of Awards

$1,000 Best of Show

$800 First Place

$600 Second Place

$400 Juror’s Choice Award

$200 Award of Merit (2 awards)

$100 Honorable Mention (3 awards)

Jurors: John Loscuito, Art Gallery Director, R.W. Lovejoy, Professor, and Erin Palmer Szavuly, Associate Professor and Chair of the Art Department

Entry Fee: $29 for up to 2 works

Deadline for Submission: October 7, 2019

Notification of Selection: October 30, 2019

Reception and Awards Presentation: December 5, 2019 from 5:30 - 7:30 pm 

Exhibition Dates: December 6, 2019 - January 9, 2020 (Gallery Hours are 10 am to 4 pm, Monday - Saturday with free admission) 

For more information, click here

 

Call to Artists: 2020 International Exhibit Embracing Our Differences: 10/8

Art is a powerful tool to evoke social change. Without uttering a single word, artists can enlighten, educate and affect change around the world. Embracing Our Differences invites you to participate in creating a world where differences are embraced and individuality is celebrated. Become a part of this exciting change through your visual art submission to the annual Embracing Our Differences international juried competition.

Featuring 50 billboard-size images, each work of art is created by local, national and international artists reflecting their interpretation of our theme "enriching lives through diversity and inclusion."

Theme

Final selections will be chosen based on artistic excellence and originality in the reflection of our theme “enriching lives through diversity and inclusion.” This may include, by way of suggestion only, any one or more of the following: appearance; racial differences; physical or mental impairment; language, religious or cultural differences; environmental stewardship; social economic status; sexual orientation or identity; gender identity, positive attitude; inclusiveness; acceptance; taunting, bullying and confrontation; human rights and equality; understanding and kindness; empowerment; Holocaust awareness/"Butterflies of Hope" or any other topic which you believe furthers our theme of “enriching lives through diversity and inclusion.” Do not feel limited by these suggestions. We strongly encourage new and fresh interpretations of our theme. 

No Entry Fee.  

Awards

“Best-in-Show Adult”: $1000

“Best-in-Show Student”: $1000

“People’s Choice”: $1000

Deadline for Submission: October 8, 2019 at 11:59 PM PST

Exhibit Dates: January 18, 2020 - April 5, 2020 at Bayfront Park in downtown Sarasota, Florida, USA. 

For more information, click here

 

Call for Entry: Embracing Our Differences 2020: 10/8

Since 2004, Embracing Our Differences has used the power of art and prose to promote diversity. The centerpiece of Embracing Our Differences is an outdoor juried art exhibit featuring 50 billboard size images (12.5 feet by 16 feet) created by local, national and international artists and writers. The display reflects the artists' interpretations of the theme "enriching lives through diversity." The exhibit is displayed annually at Bayfront Park in downtown Sarasota. The 2019 exhibit hosted 218,000 visitors to Bayfront Park, bringing total attendance, since 2004, to more than 2,920,000. 

Embracing Our Differences invites you to participate in creating a world where differences are embraced and individuality is celebrated. Become a part of this exciting change through your visual art submission to the annual Embracing Our Differences international juried competition. The statements accompanying each artwork are also vital and provide insight into our common humanity—as well as the differences that make us all unique.

The 2020 exhibit will be on display January 18 - April 5, 2020 at Bayfront Park in downtown Sarasota.

Award: $3,000 cash 

Deadline: October 8, 2019

For more information, 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 for Entry: 9th Annual Members Juried Exhibition: 10/4

It's that time of the year when the Saratoga Clay Arts Center invites their Members to submit their best current work for our Annual Members Juried Exhibition. SCAC is located in New York and their mission is to promote the ceramic arts, to provide a place for people to explore the medium of clay, hone and develop their skills, and create a community focused on collaboration with faculty, visiting clay artists, students and visitors. This year's juror is Leigh Taylor Mickelson, who is the new Program Consultant. You must be a SCAC Member to apply. If you're not a Member and would like to participate in this exhibition, click the link below and become a Member today!

Entry Fee: $35 for up to five artworks

Late Entry Fee: $50 

Deadline: October 4, 2019 at midnight

Late Entry Deadline: October 11, 2019 at midnight

For more information, click here.




 

Call for Studio and Residency: A.I.R. Studio Paducah: 10/12

A.I.R. Studio Paducah accepting applications for 2020 & 2021. A.I.R. Studio Paducah is an Artist-in-Residence Studio and efficiency apartment located in the Lower Town Arts District of Paducah, Kentucky six blocks from the Ohio River. We welcome self-motivated, focused artists working in a range of creative practices: visual artists, photographers, architects, writers, composers and improvisational choreographers. Applicants are encouraged to have a clear objective for their residency. Stays usually range from two weeks to three months.  

Entry Fee: $25

Deadline for Application: October 12, 2019

For more information, click here

 

Call for Entries: DNSPE: 10/20

The Bradbury Art Museum at Arkansas State University is pleased to announce the 2020 Delta National Small Prints Exhibition (DNSPE)! This exhibition is open to all artists 18 and older. Submissions must be original works on paper, created within the last two years.

Purchase Awards and Juror’s Merit Awards will be offered and announced at the opening of the exhibition. Each artist receiving an award will have their artist’s statement of 100 words or less printed in the exhibition catalog. Typically half of the show is purchased for the A-State Permanent Collection of Art and by the viewing audience.

The sale of prints in the exhibition will be promoted. A commission of 30% will be retained from the sale price including purchase awards.

Entry Fee: $35 (permits each artist to submit up to three prints)

Exhibition Dates: January 23 - February 19, 2020

Deadline: October 20, 2019 at 11:59pm CST

For more information, click here.


 

Call for Entry: One City One Pride LGBTQ Arts Festival Design Competition: 10/24

The City of West Hollywood's Arts Division invites any and all artists to create a design that celebrates the theme of this year’s One City One Pride LGBTQ Arts Festival. The selected winner will win an award of $600 and the opportunity to display their artwork to thousands of people as part of the One City One Pride promotional campaign. 

The 2020 theme is “For the Record.” LGBTQ stories of the past have often been hidden or undocumented. One must read between the lines to find stories hidden behind beard marriages, coded language, and erased or destroyed evidence. This year, One City One Pride takes a look at some of these stories.

Deadline for Submission: October 24, 2019

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: Chain of Parks Arts Festival: 11/1

The 20th annual Chain of Parks Art Festival is a two-day juried Fine Art Festival held in a group of city parks known as the ‘Chain of Parks’ in downtown Tallahassee, Florida’s Capital City. Consistently ranked in the Top 100 Fine Art Festivals by Sunshine Artist Magazine reaching #1 in 2017, with approximately 170 artists competing for over $10,000 in cash prizes, it is recognized as a Legacy Event by the City for the 40,000+ visitors and patrons it attracts to come out and enjoy this springtime weekend event in the stately live oak-shaded parks. The Festival kick-offs Thursday evening by inviting the public, in partnership with Florida State University's Opening Nights program, to attend a presentation by an accomplished artist about their career and adventures in making a living creating art. Proceeds from this marquee juried Fine Art festival benefit LeMoyne Arts, a non-profit community-based art center.

Categories:

  • Jewelry - Studio Pottery

  • Painting - Glass

  • Drawing, Graphics, Printmaking - Fiber & Textiles

  • Photography / Computer Generated Work - Three-Dimensional Mixed Media / Sculpture

  • Two-Dimensional Mixed Media

Open to all artists 18 years or older. Artists are required to present and sell their own work.

Entry Fee: $30 (4 images)

Deadline: November 1, 2019 at midnight EST

For more information, click here.

Call for Entry: The Pastel Society Exhibition 121st Annual Exhibition & Art Prize: 11/1

Artists over 18, from the UK and beyond, are invited to submit works for exhibition alongside members of The Pastel Society at their 121st Annual Exhibition 2020.

The Society welcomes works in pastels, pencil, oil pastels, charcoal, conte, sanguine, or any dry media. The exhibition offers several prizes and awards, open to all participating artists, including £1,000 worth of art materials from exhibition sponsor Derwent.

Cash prizes:

  • Unison Young Artist Award (£500)

  • Annie Longley Award (£250)

  • Buzzacott Award (£750)

  • The Pastel Society Young Artist Award (£200)

  • The Anthony J Lester Art Critic Award (£50)

Entry fee: £18/£12 (concession for artists under £35)

Deadline for Submission: November 1, 2019

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Call for Entries: Luis Valtueña International Humanitarian Photography Award: 11/8

This award is dedicated to Luis Valtueña and three other cooperating members of the association who were murdered in Rwanda (1997) and in Bosnia (1995) when they were carrying out action tasks humanitarian. We also want to highlight human values ??and show all kinds of violations of people's rights. Doctors of the World is firmly committed to documentary photography to sensitize the general public and promote social mobilization, in order to contribute to the eradication of the worst of diseases: injustice. Photographers of any nationality, adults and relation to the documentary approach may participate. The photographs must tell a story related to these issues: humanitarian action, international cooperation, social exclusion, violation of human rights, armed conflicts, natural disasters, refugee or immigrant populations or excluded groups. The winner must include the approach, description and objectives of the project.

Award: €6,000 grant to carry out a photographic project in one of the countries where Doctors of the World works, including Spain.

Deadline for Application: November 8, 2019

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Call for Entries: EXPO 39: 11/15

B.J. Spoke Gallery is hosting their 39th annual competition. Winners will participate in an exhibition of selected works, March 2020 at the gallery. 

All fine arts media are acceptable: watercolor, drawing, pastel, painting, sculpture, mixed media, installation art, photography, video, digital art, etchings, monotype, monoprint, silk screen, lithography, collagraph, fiber art, etc. 

All work must be framed and wired or display ready. Use plexiglass only, unless items are to be hand delivered.  Artists are responsible for shipping or conveying their own work to and from the exhibit. Work is limited to 60″ in any direction and should not weigh more than 40 lbs. Installations must be set up and removed by the artist.

Eligibility: Artists living in the United States.

Entry Fee: $35 for 6 images and/or 2 videos.

Deadline: November 15, 2019

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Call for Entries: ICAW Poster Contest: 11/19

International Compost Awareness Week (ICAW) is the largest and most comprehensive education initiative of the compost industry. It is celebrated nationwide and in other countries each year during the first full week of May. Started in Canada in 1995, ICAW has continued to grow as more people, businesses, municipalities, schools and organizations are recognizing the importance of composting and the long-term benefits from organics recycling. The goal of the program is to raise the awareness of the public regarding the benefits of using compost. The Committee invites YOU to get involved in ICAW 2020. We’re looking for anyone interested in participating in our 18th Annual Poster Contest. The winning poster will be used to promote International Compost Awareness Week, May 3-9, 2020. The poster theme is “Soil Loves Compost”. This contest is open to anyone ten years old and up, whether or not you have celebrated or been involved in ICAW in the past, we want you to participate this year.

Award: $500

Deadline for Application: November 19, 2019

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Call for Applications: USArtists International Grant: 11/22

USArtists International encourages and promotes the vibrant diversity of U.S. artists and creative expression in the performing arts by expanding opportunity and exposure to international audiences, encouraging international cultural exchange and enhancing the creative and professional development of U.S. based artists by providing connections with presenters, curators and artists around the world.  USAI extends the reach and impact of professional touring artists and ensembles from the United States and is committed to expanded touring opportunities for continued sustainability of U.S. artists.

USAI supports performances by U.S. dance, music, and theater ensembles and solo artists invited to perform at important cultural festivals and performing arts marketplaces anywhere in the world outside the United States and its territories. USArtists International grantees reflect the vibrant diversity of U.S. artists and creative expression in the performing arts. USAI is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Howard Gilman Foundation, and the Trust for Mutual Understanding and is the only program of its size and scope in the country.

USAI provides grants of up to $15,000 towards support of artist fees, travel, accommodations, per diem, shipping and visa preparation.The program has three rounds with different application deadlines.

Submission Deadlines: 

September 5, 2019- For projects taking place between December 15, 2019 and December 14, 2020. Certification Sheets and letters of invitation due by September 12, 2019. Application and guidelines available by July 15.

November 22, 2019- For projects taking place between March 15, 2020 and March 14, 2021. Certification Sheets and letters of invitation due by December 3, 2019.

April 1, 2020- For projects taking place between July 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021. Certification Sheets and letters of invitation due by April 8, 2020.

To learn more about the program, see additional deadlines or access the online application, click here.

 

Call for Entries: SIILK GALLERY: 11/24

We here at SIILK GALLERY are looking for photographers from all walks of life for around the world for our September, October and November exhibitions. Each exhibition will consist of a 4 week running program with Opening night and pop up events throughout the month at out gallery in the heart of Athens, Greece. Your works will also be featured in our online shop and we will do a feature / interview with you. 

At Silk Gallery we offer 3m of wall space for a 1 month (4 week) exhibition. You work will be curated alongside another 2/3 photographers from around the world to exhibit at our space. We will have an opening evening for each exhibition with press attendees, we will have private viewings and local and international coverage of each event event.

All works will be available for sale in the gallery and on the online store.

The exhibition program includes:

  • 4 week exhibition at Silk Gallery

  • Private view/press viewings and other publicity

  • Design and printing of invitations, mail out and social media invites

  • Curation & Installation of works

  • Photography of work for catalogue, website, press and online store

  • Featured work & artist information on our website and social medias

  • Opening event with music and drinks sponsor

The price per 3m wall space is €250 for 4 weeks exhibition as well as having work featured in the online shop. We take 0% commission on works sold.

Works can either be delivered to Ippokratous 132, Athina 114 72, Greece, or we can organize printing inhouse.

Deadline: November 24, 2019

 For more information, contact info@siilkgallery.com

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

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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.

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Call for Applications: USArtists International Grant: 4/1/2020

USArtists International encourages and promotes the vibrant diversity of U.S. artists and creative expression in the performing arts by expanding opportunity and exposure to international audiences, encouraging international cultural exchange and enhancing the creative and professional development of U.S. based artists by providing connections with presenters, curators and artists around the world.  USAI extends the reach and impact of professional touring artists and ensembles from the United States and is committed to expanded touring opportunities for continued sustainability of U.S. artists.

USAI supports performances by U.S. dance, music, and theater ensembles and solo artists invited to perform at important cultural festivals and performing arts marketplaces anywhere in the world outside the United States and its territories. USArtists International grantees reflect the vibrant diversity of U.S. artists and creative expression in the performing arts. USAI is funded by the National Endowment for the Arts, the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the Howard Gilman Foundation, and the Trust for Mutual Understanding and is the only program of its size and scope in the country.

USAI provides grants of up to $15,000 towards support of artist fees, travel, accommodations, per diem, shipping and visa preparation.The program has three rounds with different application deadlines.

Submission Deadlines: 

September 5, 2019- For projects taking place between December 15, 2019 and December 14, 2020. Certification Sheets and letters of invitation due by September 12, 2019. Application and guidelines available by July 15.

November 22, 2019- For projects taking place between March 15, 2020 and March 14, 2021. Certification Sheets and letters of invitation due by December 3, 2019.

April 1, 2020- For projects taking place between July 1, 2020 and June 30, 2021. Certification Sheets and letters of invitation due by April 8, 2020.

To learn more about the program, see additional deadlines or access the online application, click here.

 

Call for Entries: Art Form Framers: Ongoing

We're looking for artists and art groups to showcase on our three large exhibition walls, available for single or group hire in 2020! Our gallery is located in Shipley, Bradford where we accept 2D artists, painters, photographers, illustrators, any artwork available for wall hanging. We also have window space, easels, narrow column walls and shelving units for small sculpture. Single hire is £60 for 8 weeks and group hire is £120 for 8 weeks. 25% sales commission will be taken from any sales.

Register for an account for free to apply today!

For more information, 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.

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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

Our Mission

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.

Contact Us

Phone: 410.962.8565
E-mail: map@mdartplace.org