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Hello everyone! Hump Wednesday is here and its time for some midweek updates. This is for artists and photographers who would love to let people see their works in motion. Here some competitions or exhibitions, courtesy of Art Show that may interest you.
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52nd National Mother Lode Art Exhibition
The Placerville Arts Association announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, August 5-19, 2018 at the Placerville Shakespeare Club in Placerville, California. Anticipated $4,000 in cash, gift certificates, and merchandise. Juror: Frank Ordaz. Open to artists 18 years and older. Media: watercolor, oil, acrylic, alkyd, pastel, pen and ink, pencil, charcoal, collage, photography, digital imagery, mixed media, and 3D. Work must be original, less than three years old and not shown previously at a Mother Lode Show. No prints, copies, or reproductions will be accepted. $40 for up to 2 entries; $10 for each additional entry. Entry fees are nonrefundable. Deadline: June 18, 2018 (until midnight Pacific time). More info. Contact: email or call 530-621-2468.
Luxembourg Art Prize 2018
The Luxembourg Art Prize is an annual international prize organised by the Pinacothèque of Luxembourg, a private not-for-profit exhibition space in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Every year the Prize aims to discover talents, amateur or professional, regardless of age and nationality. The ambition of the Prize is to accelerate the careers of little-known artists through a group exhibition by the finalists and support from the international network of Prize finalists, in existence since 2015. The winner receives significant help in the form of a grant of 25,000 euros (about US$31,000 or GBP22,000 or CA$40,000) and is entirely free to use the money in any way they choose. All the finalists’ expenses are paid by the organisation during the group exhibition (transport for the works of art, air and train tickets and full-board accommodation in a four-star hotel). This also applies to the expenses of one other person who can accompany them. The Prize is aimed at artists working in one or more of the following media: drawing, printing, installation, painting, performance, photography, digital art, sculpture, sound art, video, mixed media, decorative art (textiles and material, glass, wood, metal, ceramics, mosaic, paper or other techniques). $68 for unlimited submitted works. Deadline: June 18, 2018. More info.
New Horizons: Landscapes
3 Square Art in Fort Collins, CO announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, July 20 – August 17, 2018. $300 in awards. We are looking for all types of works–painting, sculpture, photography and more–works that show off vision for landscape artwork. Small and large formats. Give viewers and collectors a chance to see the beauty of your landscape… The main criteria for selection are creativity and fresh approaches in the artwork. $38 for 3 images, $5 for additional work (up to 5). Deadline: June 18, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 970-373-5880.
2nd International Photography Competition
Fusion Art seeks entries for an online juried exhibition, July 15 – October 14, 2018. Awards will be given to the top 5 winners in each category including worldwide promotion and inclusion in Fusion Art’s new Artsy.net gallery. Guest Juror: Stephen Baumbach. For this open (no theme) competition, the gallery invites photographers, worldwide, to submit their best digital art and photography using analog, digital, digital manipulation and/or any alternative processes. $35 for up to 5 images. Deadline: June 20, 2018. More info. Contact: email
Wasatch Plein Air Paradise 2018
The Midway Art Association (MAA) is pleased to announce the 13th annual Wasatch Plein Air Paradise (WPAP) painting competition and exhibition to take place at the Midway Town Hall (Midway, Utah) June 23rd – July 4th, 2018. Wasatch Plein Air Paradise is now one of the largest in Utah with over 100 artists of all levels from Utah and surrounding areas competing for over $12,000 in awards and prizes. This signature event of the Midway Art Association is the main fundraiser for our non-profit group, which provides art education, demonstrations, competitions and scholarships for deserving students. All of our events are open to the public. $10 per entry prior to May 18, $15 per entry thereafter. Deadline: June 23, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call (480) 822-8861.
Visions In Clay
The LH Horton Jr Gallery at San Joaquin Delta College in Stockton, CA seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, September 4-21, 2018. Best of Show $800 | 2nd Place $600 | 3rd Place $400 | San Joaquin Potters Guild Founders Award ~ $300 | Arts Lecture/Demo Award: $400. Juror: Beth Ann Gerstein, Executive Director, American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, California. Ceramic works of 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. Visions In Clay hosts a gallery and an online exhibition, selecting 60-65 works per show. $30 for 3 entries, $5 for each additional entry. Deadline: June 25, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 209-954-5507.
Joshua Tree National Park Art Exposition, 6th Annual
Joshua Tree National Park Council for the Arts announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, September 1-30, 2018 at the 29 Palms Art Gallery in Twenty-nine Palms, California. $5,000 in cash awards, exhibition catalog, and month-long exhibition. Artwork must depict or be inspired by the natural aspects of Joshua Tree National Park or its cultural history. Open to living artists around the world, age 18 and over, 2D or 3D original artwork created within the last 5 years. $35 for up to three artwork images. Deadline: June 25, 2018. More info (PDF). Contact: email
2nd Annual Skies Art Competition
Fusion Art announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition, July 1-31, 2018. Top 5 winners in each category included in Fusion Art’s Artsy.net gallery. Artists can only show and sell on Artsy through a gallery partner. Juror: Chris Hoffman. For this competition, both 2D and 3D artists, worldwide, are invited to submit their best art and photography depicting the sky. The Best in Show winners will be invited to Fusion Art’s 3rd Annual Group Show in Palm Springs in February 2019. $20 for 1 image / $35 for up to 5 images. Deadline: June 27, 2018. More info. Contact: email
7th Annual Square Foot Exhibit
The Bismarck Art & Galleries Association in Bismarck, ND announces a call to artists for a non-juried art exhibition, August 7-31, 2018. Open to oil, watercolor, acrylic, or mixed media. $25 for one entry; $30 for two entries. Deadline: June 29, 2018. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 701-223-5986.
9th International Painting Annual Publication
The International Painting Annual is open to any artist submitting original works of art or design created within the past three-plus years (2015 – 2018). Artists, designers, illustrators, and creative visual artists in all disciplines are encouraged to submit. Manifest is eager to receive works of painting in a wide range of applications. $2000 in cash awards. Note: As this is a book project, works that are not otherwise available (i.e. physically) may be submitted for consideration. All that is required of accepted artists is a print-quality hi-res digital image of accepted works. All artists selected for inclusion receive a complimentary copy of the finished book. $40 entry fee. Deadline: June 30, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 513-861-3638.
Open Call for Art
Artist Portfolio Magazine announces a call to artists. Awards: 1st Place $1k + cover art & 4 page spread, 2nd Place $500 + 4 page spread, 3rd Place $250 + 4 page spread, 17 Honorable Mentions 4 page spread. Artist Portfolio Magazine’s 20 is an open art competition that is available to all artists worldwide regardless of your standing in the art world. All visual art mediums and styles are welcome. Issue 35 will be over 80 pages of nothing but art and available online and in print. $25 entry fee. Deadline: June 30, 2018. More info.
SlowArt Productions seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, September 6-30, 2018 at Limner Gallery in Hudson, NY. Juror: Limner Gallery Director. Open to all interpretations of the concept, Strange Figurations, which would include surreal, visionary and generally all out of the ordinary figurative art. $35 entry fee. Deadline: June 30, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 518-828-2343.
Academy Center of the Arts Annual National Juried Photography Exhibition
The Academy Center of the Arts in Lynchburg, VA seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, September 7-29, 2018. Cash Awards over $2500, with Best in Show at $1000. Juror: Andrew Ross. Open to U.S. residents, 18 years or older. Photographs must be original photographs or photographically derived work, and not done under supervision. All work submitted must be suitably prepared for installation. The curator reserves the right to deny entry if any work is deemed not suitable for display or too difficult to install. Entries must have been completed after January 1, 2014, and not previously exhibited in a Lynchburg juried photography show. $35 for three images. Deadline: June 30, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 434-528-3256, ext. 127.
Artists from around the world are invited to submit images of their works to be considered for Art Elevated, a public art initiative launched by the Garment District Alliance in partnership with Orangenius, a technology platform for the arts community. 1st Prize: $1500, 2nd: $1000, 3rd: $500. 90 Finalists will have their artwork displayed on banners throughout the Garment District in the heart of midtown Manhattan, creating a fantastic aerial art gallery that will remain on view from September 3 to October 30, 2018. Open to any type of visual artist, working in any medium, context or geographical location. The submission must be from a living artist, 18 years or older. Only an individual artist can enter. If a work is created by more than one person, the submission must be from a primary creator or copyright holder with permission to submit the work. Entries cannot be submitted by Orangenius or GDA affiliated entities, agents, officers, directors, owners, employees, or their immediate families, nor can work commissioned by Orangenius or GDA be submitted. $15 entry fee. Deadline: June 30, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 919-619-2327.
31st annual Northern National Art Competition
The Nicolet College Art Gallery and The Northern Arts Council announce a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, September 29 – November 9, 2018, at the Nicolet College Art Gallery in Rhinelander, WI. More than $8,500 will be awarded, including three $1,000 Awards of Excellence and several $500 Special Merit awards. Juror: Mark Steven Greenfield. Open to all artists 18 years or older who are US residents. Each artist may submit one or two images of recent, original, 2D hang-able artwork in any medium including drawing, painting, collage, photography, fiber, and mixed media. There is no theme. $35 entry fee. Deadline: June 30, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 715-365-4556.
ArtisTTable Women’s Show – Her Story
ArtisTTable announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition, July 12 – September 20, 2018. Cash Prizes for the first 3 places. Juror: Ilana Weiler. Her Story is an open themed exhibition that is for female artists only. This is an all media show that will include photography, and video as well, as drawing, painting and 3-dimensional work. You may submit up to 5 pieces per $25 entry fee. Deadline: June 30, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 231.883.1681.
24th Annual Regional Art Exhibition
Artists of Northwest Arkansas seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, September 6-28, 2018 at Art Ventures in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Over $6000 in Cash plus Merchandise Certificates, $2000 Best of Show. Entry Judges: Simon Kogan, Phil Starke, Thelma Blackburn. Award judge to be announced. The exhibition may be entered by any artist, 18 years of age or older, currently living in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Texas, and Oklahoma. All 2- and 3-dimensional media are eligible. The categories include Drawing/Pastel, Mixed Media, Oil, Photography/Digital Art, Water Media (watercolor and acrylic), and 3D Sculpture. $50 for 3 entries, $10 for each additional entry up to 5 total. Deadline: June 30, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 480-432-5000.
NVAL 33rd Annual Juried National Show
The North Valley Art League seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, September 4 – October 6, 2018, at the NVAL Carter House Gallery in Redding, CA. Total Awards: $2000, Best of Show $1000. Juror: Robert Burridge, Internationally Acclaimed Painter residing in Arroyo Grande, California. Open to all artists 18 years old and over, who are residents of the United States. Work must be original, both in concept and execution. Eligible Media: All two-dimensional media done in Oil, Pastel (Oil or Soft), Water Media, Drawing Media, Alcohol Ink, Printmaking, Mixed Media, and Collage. Non-Eligible Media: Giclées, Photography, Computer-generated art, work done in a class or workshop; copied work or work previously shown in any NVAL National Juried Show. Entries must be framed or be on 1.5 – 2 inches deep gallery-wrapped canvas with sides finished. Maximum size: 40 x 40 inches, including frame. $40 for 3 entries, $5 for each additional entry. Deadline: June 30, 5pm PDT. More info. Contact: email or call 530-221-1993.
StoriesToArt 2018 Call for Artists
StoriesToArt is accepting 300 artists through a juried application process to exhibit and sell work on a unique platform. Artists are judged on a first-come, first-served basis. We currently welcome distinguished artists from every field and recent art school graduates residing in the U.S. to apply, and we hope to expand internationally in the near future. Free to enter! Deadline: June 30, 2018. Apply here. Contact: email or call 571-344-0082.
The Gateway International Painting Competition
Painters over 18 years of age living anywhere in the world may enter this online painting competition. $1,000 cash Best in Show; 12 finalists receive entry credits; 1 Artists Choice $100 cash. Juror: John Buxton, professional artist. All 2-D works created using traditional physical painting media are eligible: oil, watercolor, pastel, pencil, ink, charcoal, acrylic, and mixed media. Submit your high-resolution image online. (No digital art, no photography– no work area /background showing–no frames). $25 annual membership fee; $10 per painting entry/enter as often as you wish. Deadline: June 30, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 928-282-4326; 928-201-5082.
That is it for the month of June. Go to www.artshow.com for more call for artists, workshops, tutorials, and more.
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