MidWeek Update: Calling All Artists!


Hello Hump Day Wednesday! Calling all artists…courtesy of Art Show, found some exhibitions or contests to get your creativity running. Deadlines ending throughout the month of January 2019. 

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FrontierSpace 2019 Call for Exhibition Proposals

FrontierSpace in Missoula, MT seeks solo, two-person and group exhibition proposals in any medium. FrontierSpace strives to connect new creative and critical thinkers from outside, as well as from within the regional community to enrich artistic dialogue. We strive to provide opportunities for new work to be exposed to Montana while also fostering possibilities for Montana to interact with a broader artistic community. It is our intention to consistently look towards possibilities, welcome ideas, and expand the artistic horizon. $10 submission fee. Deadline: January 1, 2019More info. Contact: email



2nd Annual Women Artists’ Art Competition

Fusion Art is once again celebrating women artists with the 2nd Annual Women Artists online art competition, January 15 – April 14, 2019. Best in Show winners invited to the 3rd Annual Group Show in Palm Springs. Top 5 winners invited to join Fusion Art’s gallery. Juror: Chris Hoffman. All women artists, over the age of 18, are encouraged to submit their best representational and non-representational art and photography for this open (no theme) competition. The work can range from realism to surrealism to abstraction. $20 for 1 image / $35 for up to 5 images. Deadline: January 2, 2019. More info. Contact: email



Regional Showcase: Ohio, Kentucky, & Indiana

The Cincinnati based non-profit arts organization and gallery, Manifest, presents an open call for works of art made by artists living in Ohio, Kentucky, or Indiana for an upcoming art exhibition, March 8 – April 5, 2019. This exhibit has no defined expectation for type, media, or style of work to be considered or selected. Submissions can range from the most traditional to the most conceptual or experimental. The only criteria for entry are that works must qualify as works of visual art in the broadest sense of the term made by artists living in Ohio, Kentucky, or Indiana. Manifest has no requirements on the timeframe when submitted works must have been made. Manifest has no size restrictions on submissions other than what can fit in our spaces, on our walls, and through our door. If you have work which may exceed these limits please inquire. $40 entry fee. Deadline: January 6, 2019More info. Contact: email or call 513-861-3638.



International Art Competition “Animals”

Contemporary Art Room Gallery is proud to announce their 1st “Animals” Online Art Competition. Artists and photographers from around the world are invited to present their best artworks related to the world of animals. A variety of interpretations of the Animals theme can be submitted (representative, abstract, conceptional). All visual art mediums are acceptable (painting, photography, drawing, sculpture, digital, prints, fiber art, collage or installation art) except sound and video art. All winning artists will receive a digital award certificate. First, second and third place will be largely displayed with an article about the artist and their work. $15 for 2 images of artwork. You may enter more than once. Payment must be made via Pay Pal. Deadline: January 6, 2019More info. Contact: email



Soulful: A National Exhibition of African American Artists

The d’Art Center in Norfolk, Virginia announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, February 7-28, 2019. 1st Place: $500, 2nd Place: $300, 3rd Place: $150. Juror: Ken Wright. In honor of Black History Month, Soulful is an exhibition that features work from African American Artists from across the country. This exhibition is open to functional, non-functional, 2D, 3D, fine art, and fine craft in all mediums. The d’Art Center is Norfolk’s thirty-year-old art center and includes working professional artist studios as well as a wide variety of exhibitions and programming open to the public. The d’Art Center is located in the NEON district of Norfolk. $35 for up to 3 works. Deadline: January 6, 2019More info. Contact: email or call 757-625-4211.



Sandy Springs Arts in the Open 2019: public outdoor sculpture competition

Art Sandy Springs and the City of Sandy Springs seeks entries for a new public sculpture competition created to bring art to the parks and public spaces throughout Sandy Springs, Georgia. Nine sculptures will be prominently displayed around the new 4-acre City Green April 2019 – March 2020 for the first annual exhibit. $1500 honorarium for each of 9 sculptures selected; City will purchase one or more at the end of the competition. Artist must be 18 years of age or older and be the owner and creator of the artwork submitted. Works submitted to this year’s competition can be inspired by anything from the natural world or the urban environment. Artwork shall be undamaged and unblemished, fabricated and finished with non-hazardous materials. All artwork shall be structurally able to be secured to a concrete pad with anchor bolts. Concrete pads are provided for the display of each sculpture. No entry fee. Deadline: January 7, 2019, Midnight mountain timeMore info. Contact: email



Fragmented Call for Submissions

Linus Gallery seeks entries for an online art exhibition. Awards: recognition, link to your website online, some social media promotion. Fragmented art, whether it be collages, abstracts, splintered art, or fractured art allows the viewer to see what the artist sees, in pieces woven together in a mosaic to narrate a story or a perception. It’s an abstract way of thinking, breaking down perspective into finite relative pieces. It makes no sense at first, and yet, it makes the ultimate sense. In this international art call, we are asking for the artist’s interpretation of fragmented art. Open to all professional and amateur artists. All art mediums will be considered: photography, wall sculpture, ceramics, fabric, mixed media, all paintings and drawings including, oil, acrylic, pastels, ink, graphite, etc. $35 for 3 entries, $5 for additional entries. Deadline: January 7, 2019More info. Contact: email



New American Paintings 2019 Southern Competition

New American Paintings seeks artists for an upcoming publication, June-July. Juror: Michael Rooks, Wieland Family Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art. We define the activity of painting broadly, and all styles and media are welcome, as long as the work is singular. $50 entry fee. Deadline: January 7, 2019More info. Contact: email or call 617-778-5265.



One Shot: Calling for Works Made in One Sitting

The Cincinnati based non-profit arts organization and gallery, Manifest, presents an open call for artwork exploring the theme of works made in one sitting. Selected artists are eligible for the annual Manifest Grand Jury Prize ($2,500). Whether it be an ‘alla prima’ approach to painting, a spontaneous drawing, an inspired collage, or some other form of artwork, one can only marvel at such works done with grace, precision, aggressive passion, and finality – ultimately all in one sitting. Regardless of whether it was the result of a brief moment or a long day of labor, a work of art made in one sitting tells a truth often hidden by other more refined works. With this in mind, we are eager to see what this truth looks like, and how it may vary from artist to artist, work to work. All types of work are welcome, including traditional and non-traditional approaches in any media, and any subject, non-objective, abstract, conceptual, etc. $40 entry fee. Deadline: January 8, 2019More info. Contact: email or call 513-861-3638.

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