MidWk Update: Calling All Artists


Hello and Good Morning or Afternoon, where ever you are. It’s been a good while since I posted this, but we’re back with Artshow. Time to start the year off with competitions and exhibitions.

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Captured Photography

Las Laguna Gallery invites artists working in all photographic mediums to submit images for an open theme exhibition. Photography provides many things; proof that something happened, the ability to capture a moment or memories, or as a means of communication. Is your work innovative and interesting? Will your submission be artistic or awe-inspiring? We are looking for works that excite and inspire – works that show your ingenuity, talent, heart, and perception. All types of photography mediums including iphone, Polaroid, digital prints on any medium are acceptable. All artists will be accepted and have at least one of their submitted works posted and promoted on our website. A select number of artists will be selected for the in-person exhibition in Laguna Beach, CA. $35 for up to 3 images. Deadline: January 9, 2022. More info. Contact: email or call 949-505-0950.

NOMA Gallery, LLC in Ocala, Florida seeks entries for an upcoming art exhibition, February 3 – March 26, 2022. $500 Best in Show, and more. All art forms are accepted, including original songs and poetry. We are unable to accept works consisting of decaying organic matter. All submissions must be for sale, and must have been created with three years of submission date. NOMA Gallery collects a 50% commission on art work sold. No entry fee. Deadline: January 9, 2022. More info. Contact: email or call 352-657-1212.

A call for collage art and constructions

The Bristol Art Museum in Bristol, RI invites entries for “Putting The Pieces Back Together,” a national exhibit to be held February 12 – March 27, 2022. Awards: TBD. Juror: Bob Dilworth. Seeking collage and constructions that express the idea of putting life back together as we reorganize and adjust our daily routines in the new normal caused by the COVID pandemic. Cut, rip, layer and paste, re-contextualizing, creating and building art from fragments that suggest new narratives, explore human relationships, reveal coded memories, dreams or desires. For more details visit our website. Entry fees: 1@$20, 2@$30, 3@$40. Deadline: January 9, 2022 @11:59pm EST. More info. Contact: email or call 401-253-4400.

Abstracts with Red 2022 | Online Juried Painting Competition

Camelback Gallery announces a call to artists. Cash award goes to top 2 spots, Best in Show receives main page slider promotion at CB, blog post at Top Art Awards, news story Art Base, digital art registration at ArtChain. Info and entry into CB’s Artwork of the Year Award. All award recipients receive 3-month virtual group exhibition of their work, social media exposure, Art Week and Art Base exhibition news publication, e-blast announcement and official award certificate + Top 14 Award Video. Awards include: Best in Show Platinum Award, Gold Award of Excellence, Silver Awards, Bronze Awards. The theme for this event is Abstract. Your paintings must have the color RED as a prominent or secondary color. All Painting Mediums allowed including Traditional, Digital and Mixed Media. $19 for two paintings. Deadline: January 9, 2022. More info.

Laumeier Sculpture Park 35th Annual Art Fair

Artists are invited to apply for the Laumeier Sculpture Park 35th Annual Art Fair, May 6-8, 2022 in St. Louis, MO. Judges award $5,000+ in cash and prizes. All artists ages 18 and up who create work of original concept, design and execution are eligible to apply. Media categories include: ceramics, fiber/textiles, glass, jewelry, mixed media 2D, painting, photography/digital, printmaking/drawing, sculpture and wood. $45 Regular Application / $55 Late Application. Deadline: January 10, 2022. More info. Contact: email

18th Indian Wells Arts Festival

Dianne Funk Productions invites artists to apply for the 18th Indian Wells Arts Festival, held April 1-3, 2022 at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in Indian Wells, CA. Open to all media artists, 15+ mediums and categories are judged for awards in painting, drawing, 2D and 3D mixed media, printmaking, photography and other 2 dimensional as well as sculpture, jewelry, hand-woven textile or fiber, non-functional, utilitarian, and wearable-art. $35 application fee. Deadline: November 30, 2021 & January 10, 2022. More info. Contact: email or call (760) 346-0042.

MvVO Art Ad Art Show 2022

MvVO ART announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, May 20, 2022 at The Oculus at Westfield World Trade Center in New York City. Prize of distinction for winner will be announced prior to the show. 300 dpi photos of your Art. Access the application with all the details on our website. $75 for application. Some fees apply upon selection (see application on our website). Deadline: January 10, 2022. More info. Contact: email

Krappy Kamera 2022 – International photography competition

SohoPhoto Gallery in New York, NY seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, March 2-20, 2022. Awards from our sponsors to first, second, and third place winners and three honorary mentions. Juror: Debra Klomp Ching. Seeking photographs taken with plastic or homemade cameras, or with cameras with plastic lenses. Entrants must be 18 or older. $45 for up to 5 images. $5 for each additional image. Deadline: January 10, 2022. More info. Contact: email

Sunset Hills Makers Market – 3rd Annual

The Sunset Hills Parks and Recreations Department announces a call to artists for the Sunset Hills Makers Market, held April 30th 2022 at Watson Trail Park in Sunset Hills, Missouri. There will be potentially 100-125 exhibit slots available and we are looking for a variety of mediums and price points, which will be an intricate part of the selection process. We are looking for exhibitors to include: Clay, glass, metal, fiber, wood, paper, literary, music and more. The only exclusion will be edible items. $25 Application Fee & $75 Participation Fee. Deadline: January 11, 2022. More info. Contact: email or call 314-313-8182.

Lens2022 – International Juried Photography Show

Perspective Gallery in Evanston, IL seeks entries for a juried photography exhibit, March 3-27, 2022. Juror’s Award ($300), 1st Runner-up ($200), and 2nd Runner-up ($150). Juror: Karen Irvine, Chief Curator and Deputy Director, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL. All photographers are invited to submit work for possible inclusion in the exhibition. All subject matter and photographic processes are welcome. $40 entry fee. Deadline: January 12, 2022. More info. Contact: email

Black and White: 2022

Black Box Gallery in Portland, Oregon seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, February 1-20, 2022. Juror: Todd Johnson. 24 photographs will be selected for exhibiton at the gallery. An additional 30 photographs will be displayed online. Open to all photographers. $40 entry fee. Deadline: January 12, 2022. More info. Contact: email or call 503-804-5032.

PSAD International Juried Print Biennial

West Kentucky Community and Technical College’s Paducah School of Art and Design (PSAD) is presenting its International Juried Print Biennial in PSAD’s Bill Ford Galley within PSAD’s 2D and Graphic Design Building, March 3 – April 14, 2022. $1,000 Grand Prize, $500 Second Place, $250 Third Place. The juror is Aaron Coleman, noted printmaker and assistant professor of art at the University of Arizona. The exhibition will consist of original printed works of art or works where printmaking plays a major role in the work’s execution. All work must have been executed within the past three years. U.S. and international artists are eligible to submit a total of three artwork entries. The entry fee is $35. Deadline: January 13, 2022. More info. Contact: email

There will be more coming soon this month and more. You can go to www.artshow.com for competitions, workshops, tutorials, and other things. Enjoy the rest of your Wednesday, be safe, healthy, and blessed.

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