Scene Wednesday: Competitions, Contests, & Exhibitions……

June 29 / 16

Hello! The last Wednesday for June has arrived and I have a few things to get your artistic skills set…..

(cred: art show)

 “HEAVY METAL”  — The Berkeley Arts Council in Martinsburg, WV announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, August 31-October 1, 2016. Projected prizes $600. Juror: Michael Doig. “Heavy Metal” is a juried exhibit of railroad Art that is open nationally to all visual artists over the age of 18 in all media. We seek to present an exhibit of artworks in a wide range of media and techniques that celebrates the diverse rail heritage in the United States. Entries must be original works of art that have been completed within the last three (3) years, and have not been previously exhibited in the Berkeley Art Works. Digital art or work that originates as photographs must be described as such. $25/2 works; $10 ea for additional works up to total of 4. Deadline: July 18, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Rip Smith or call 304-620-7277.


SUMMER BREEZE JURIED ONLINE ART COMPETITION  — Focus Point Shape International Online Art Gallery seeks entries for an upcoming exhibition, August 1-31, 2016. Awards for Best of Show, 1st-2nd Place all media, Special Recognition, Special Merit. Open to all Professional, Non-Professional, Emerging Artists. $15 for 3 images, $25 for 5 images. Deadline: July 18, 2016. Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Elizabeth Merchant at or call 520-572-0677.


NEWS 15TH BIENNIAL NORTH AMERICAN OPEN SHOW  — The New England Watercolor Society seeks entries for a juried exhibition, September 25 – October 29 2016 at the North Shore Art Association in Gloucester, MA. Over $7,000 in awards. Juror: Mary Whyte. Open to any artist residing in North America, age 18 or older. Complete guideline and regulations are available in the online prospectus. Entry fee: $20 to $40 depending on membership status and number of paintings. Deadline: July 19, 2016.


2016 PORTRAITS ART EXHIBITION  — Artist Portfolio Magazine is seeking entries for its 2016 Portraits Art Exhibition. Open to all artists worldwide regardless of your standing in the art world. We receive entries from artists who are just starting out (we’ve even featured some on our past covers) to artists who make a living in the art world. All visual art mediums are acceptable. Awards: 1st $500 plus cover, 2nd $250 plus 4 page spread, 3rd $100 plus 4 page spread, 20 Honorable Mentions featured in Artist Portfolio Magazine. $25 entry fee. Deadline: July 20, 2016. Visit website for prospectus.


There will be more coming soon. In the meantime, if your interested please go to the websites listed and remember the deadlines. Enjoy the rest of your Wednesday, be blessed!









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