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Say Their Names: Black Lives Matter

Drury University seeks entries for an upcoming exhibition, February 5-26, 2021 at Pool Art Center Gallery in Springfield, MO. For this twofold exhibition, we invite artists to submit photographs of the Black Lives Matter protests. The show seeks to highlight citizens who have taken to the streets to peacefully protest violence and racism. We also invite artists to submit works created in honor of specific individuals who have been brutalized or killed because of racism (throughout history). Areas of the gallery will be devoted to memorials of these individuals. The BLM protest photographs will be exhibited between the memorials. Accepted artists will be invited to donate a work that will be auctioned with 100% of proceeds going to Drury scholarships for African American students. Artists will not be required to donate works; it is purely voluntary. Open to artists over the age of 18 living in the U.S. Up to 3 entries per artist. BLM documentary images should be photographs. Homage memorial images can be in any medium. 2-D works should be no larger than 24×30 inches and must be framed and ready for display. 3-D works are limited to 3×3 feet. Documentary videos of BLM protests are limited to 5 minutes. No entry fee. Deadline: December 11, 2020. More info. Contact: email or call 417-873-6337.



12th Annual International Drawing Discourse Exhibition

University of North Carolina Asheville announces a call to artists for a juried international online and in-print exhibition of contemporary drawing, debuting on January 22, 2021. $2000 cash awards and a purchase prize. Juror: Pamela Phatismo Sunstrum. UNC Asheville seeks to examine drawing as it is practiced and defined by today’s artists. Such an exhibition will demonstrate the continued significance of drawing through both conventional and innovative methods. Open to all artists who are 18 years of age or older. Work must be original, and cannot have been exhibited at UNC Asheville before. Media is open to any traditional or experimental drawing media welcoming both two or three-dimensional works, video, and/or installation. $30 for one image, $5 each add’l image, up to 6 images max ($55 for 6 images). Deadline: December 13, 2020. More info. Contact: email or call 828-251-6845.



small works – Big Talent

Las Laguna Art Gallery in Laguna Beach, CA seeks small works with big impact for a juried art exhibition, January 7-30, 2021. There is no intended theme for the work; it just needs to fit the criteria of being “small art”. No works over 18 inches on either side, including a frame, if framed. Open to all artists, professional and amateur. All fine arts media are acceptable: watercolor, drawing, pastel, painting, sculpture, mixed media, installation art, photography, fiber art, digital art, etchings, monotype, monoprint, silkscreen, airbrush, lithography, fiber art, etc. No crafts, please. All artists who submit to this show will be accepted and have at least one of their submitted works posted on our website. A select number of artists will be selected to send their work into the gallery for the in-person exhibition. $35 for up to 3 images. Deadline: December 13, 2020. More info. Contact: email or call 1-949-505-0950.



Online Juried Painting Competition | Abstracts w/ Shades of Gold & Silver

Camelback Gallery announces a call to artists. Cash award to Best in Show, main page slider promotion, featured artist at the Art Guide, news story Art Base as well as registration of their winning piece at ArtChain.Info. All award winners receive a 3-month online exhibition, social media exposure, Art Week and Art Base exhibition news publication, e-blast announcement, and an official award certificate. Painting mediums allowed: Oil, Acrylic, Pastel, Watercolor, Mixed Media, Digital. Artwork must be Abstract created using any colors, however, shades of gold or silver or both must be present in the painting & preferably as a prominent color. $18 for two paintings. Artists may enter more than once. Deadline: December 13, 2020. More info.



Anthologies | Six Artists · Six Stories

Praxis Gallery | Photo Arts Center in Minneapolis, MN seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, January 16-30, 2021. Directors Choice will receive free entry into three juried calls for entry of their choice and a complimentary exhibit book. Jury Panel: Elizabeth Flinsch, Sarah Weiss, Ross Anderson, Jonathan Pavlica. All photographic themes, genres, capture types, black & white and color, traditional and non-traditional photographic and digital post-production processes are welcome. $30 for 4 image sets. Deadline: December 15, 2020. More info. Contact: email or call 612-475-1605.



Open Call | Beyond Human Power

Independent & Image Art Space announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition, December 26, 2020 – January 23, 2021. There is no limit on the art medium, size, year of production, artist age, or nationality, but the submitted works should respond to the exhibition theme “Beyond Human Power”. Entry fee: $50USD. Deadline: December 15, 2020. More info. Contact: email



“Open” Call for Entry – Online Art Show

Colors of Humanity Art Gallery seeks entries for an online art exhibition, January 1-31, 2021. Cash Awards. Juror: Janelle Cogan. Theme- “Open” As one year closes and a new one begins, it opens all of us up to new possibilities, hopes, and dreams. Therefore, we want to give artists an opportunity to show their best 2D work in any medium and style without barriers. We will be donating 10% of all entry fees to Feed the Children. Around the world, they provide nourishing meals every day to more than 350,000 children. All artists 18 and over may enter 2D works in all types of media. $20 for 1 or 2 pieces (You may enter more than once). Deadline: December 15, 2020. More info. Contact: email



Arte Laguna Prize 15 – Open Call

Arte Laguna Prize 15 offers artists the opportunity to join a huge network of collaborations around the world, get free visibility on the online platform, win cash prizes for a total amount of € 30,000, and exhibit in the iconic spaces of the Arsenale Nord in Venice. Our international partners will also choose artists for the following special prizes: 5 Art residencies, 1 Business for Art, 5 Art galleries, 3 Festivals and exhibitions, 3 Art platforms, 1 Sustainability, and Art Prize. Open to all artists working in Painting, sculpture and installation, photographic art, video art, and short films, performance, digital art, digital graphics and cartoon, land art, urban art and street art, and art design. 80 Euro + 22% VAT for artists under 35 / 100 Euro + 22% VAT for artists over 35. Deadline: December 16, 2020More info. Contact: email or call +39 041 593 7242.



Modern Art Contest

Grey Cube Gallery proudly presents the first Modern Art online art contest for the month of December 2020. This is an open subject theme with an emphasis on modern art. Artists from around the world are welcome to submit. All visual art mediums (except video and sound) are allowed. All winning artists (Merit Award & Honorable Mention) will receive a digital award certificate. Best of Show will be displayed as the poster of the show. $16 for the 2 images of artwork. You may enter more than once. Deadline: December 17, 2020. More info. Contact: email



Hindsight, 2020 Was A

IncuArts Gallery invites artists to submit work for the upcoming online show, Hindsight, 2020 Was A… Hindsight, 2020 Was A… is a look back on the year 2020, at what happened and what it meant to us. Artists of all media are encouraged to apply. Women, people of color, LGBTQ+, and other community members are strongly encouraged to apply. Mediums Accepted: Original works only, produced in the past 3 years (video/ time based, 2D, 3D). Artists must own the copyrights to the images. $30 entry fee. Deadline: December 19,2020. More info. Contact: email



Magnum Opus

The Sacramento Fine Arts Center in Carmichael, CA announces a call to artists for Magnum Opus, January 26 – February 21, 2021. Cash awards/ $500 Best of Show. Juror: Steve Memering. A large and important work of art. Enter your Magnum Opus to our premier annual show reflecting the most recent outstanding art achievement for participating artists. This show is open to all media. Entry Fee (non-refundable): Members $20 each or 3 for $50, Non-Members: $25 each or 3 for $65. Deadline: December 22, 2020. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 916-971-3713.



International Art Competition Faces

Contemporary Art Room Gallery is proud to announce their 1st “Faces” Online Art Competition for the month of December. This is an international competition and artists from around the world are welcome to submit. Only the face of a person or animal should be visible (single person, a group, or self-portrait). All visual art mediums are acceptable (painting, drawing, photography, 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. Winning artwork (First place) will be on the poster of the show. $15 for 2 images of artwork. Deadline: December 24, 2020. More info. Contact: email



Online Competition | My Best Work of 2020 | Painting and Photography

Camelback Gallery announces a call to artists. Jurors: Howard Hartman, CEO of Bitcoin Gallery and Artchain.Info, Kassandra Sheerin, Founder of Camelback Gallery, Marie McCallum, Artist. All painting mediums allowed including oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, mixed media, pencil, pen, charcoal, conte, and digital painting. All photography allowed. Open Theme – any style and any subject matter. Cash award to Best in Show, main page slider promotion, featured artist at the Art Guide, news story Art Base as well as registration of their winning piece at ArtChain.Info. All winners receive online exhibition, social media exposure, Art Week and Art Base exhibition news publication, e-blast exhibition announcement, and an official award certificate. $18 for two artworks. Artists may enter more than once. Deadline: December 27, 2020. More info.



10th Annual “All Women” Online Art Competition

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces an art call for the gallery’s 10th Annual “All Women” Online Juried Art Competition, January 1-31, 2021. The gallery encourages women, artists, only (including photography & digital art), regardless of where they reside, to apply to this competition by submitting their best representational or abstract art. There is no theme for this competition, so any subject matter and any media are acceptable. $14 for 1-2 images / $24 for 3-5 images. Early entry and art student discounts. Deadline: December 27, 2020More info. Contact: email



International Call for Online Art Competition, All Photography/Digital Art

Contemporary Art Gallery Online announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition, December 30, 2020, thru January 25, 2021. Prizes include memberships to Contemporary Art Gallery Online, radio interviews, inclusion in the year-end anthology publication, and more. Jurors: Sharon Drinkard, Michael Harris, Portia T. Webb, Anissa Harris, Kelsey Hails. All work must belong to the person submitting the application. The art or a print of the original must be available for sale. The artist must be at least 18 years old. $15 for up to three images and $25 for up to five images. Deadline: December 27, 2020. More info. Contact: email or call 844-210-7722.



Imagination Is Your Freedom; Upstream Gallery Juried Photography Show 2021

Upstream Gallery in Hastings on Hudson, NY seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, February 4-28, 2021. Best of Show plus 3 Honorable Mentions. Juror: Dave Shelley. Artists from around the world are invited to submit photographs in any technique. All work must be photographically based. All work must be suitably framed. Maximum framed size may not exceed 30 x 40 inches. Accepted pieces must be wired for hanging. The gallery reserves the right to reject poorly presented pieces. 3 pieces for $45, $5 for each additional entry, up to a maximum of 6 pieces. Deadline: December 31, 2020. More info. Contact: email or call 914-674-8548.

The Abstract Image

The Praxis Gallery | Photo Arts Center in Minneapolis, MN seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, February 20 – March 6, 2021. Jurors Choice, Directors Choice, and Honorable Mentions will be selected. Juror: Aline Smithson. All artists are eligible. This is an international worldwide exhibition. $35 for submission of 5 images. $5 for each additional image. Deadline: December 31, 2020More info. Contact: email or call 612-475-1605.
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