Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Regional and National Exhibition Opportunities

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Southern Mills Art Gallery: Call to all Visual Artist - GA Deadline: January 4, 12. Southern Mills Art Gallery is now accepting proposals. We have been located here for over a year and now is your chance to have your own solo,  group exhibition or host any artistic event you may be interested in. Simply email us for a submission packet OR click on our facebook page and directly under the comment box, is a link (PDF) of our Submission packet. We will respond promptly. www.facebook.com/pages/Southern-Mills-Art-Gallery/188555314532135. We are not into a specific genre of art works. We just desire unique and talented individuals who are ready to take the next step in their career. Qualifications: Must have requirements of submission packet. Must be able to travel to Atlanta, GA (if do not reside here). Email: SouthernMillsGaller@gmail.com
Anatomy in the Gallery - ILDeadline: October 15, 11. "Anatomy in the Gallery," a rotating exhibition program at the International Museum of Surgical Science in Chicago, showcases medically related contemporary art within the unique context of the Museum’s historical collections and exhibits. The program is currently accepting exhibition proposals for 2012-13 from individual artists, groups, and curators, including work in any medium. The medical theme is open to interpretation, but figure studies without additional medical content do not qualify. Details/questions: www.imss.org/exhopp.htm or lindsey@imss.org.

The Animation Project - NC Deadline for postmarked DVD entries: Friday November 11, 2011. Deadline for on-line URL entries: Monday November 14, 2011. If your entry is chosen to be a part of THE ANIMATION PROJECT, it will be part of a collection of short animated films to be shown in a traveling feature-length theatrical release. You will be given full credit for your work, as well as being featured in our website and our social media networks including a link to your website. ELIGIBILITY: Open to any artist 18 years or older, student, amateur or professional working on animation based shorts under 10 minutes in length. All entries must represent original work and not have been previously accepted in any of The Animation Project screenings. SUBMISSIONS: All animation styles and genres will be considered, granted entries are under 10 minutes in length. • Foreign-language films must be have English subtitles. • Your animation short (s) will be judged by either mailing a DVD with your complete film(s), or by submitting a link where we can view your complete film. Please be sure the link is up long enough for us to view. • Any DVDs sent must be clearly labeled with the name of the film on it. Any Materials sent to THE ANIMATION PROJECT will not be returned. • Your film will not be accepted without the proper Entry Fee. For More information, or to submit a film: http://blocprojects.com/2012/animationproject/prospectus.html
Juried Book Photo Contest: Intimate Landscape - MNDeadline: October 18, 11. Open to Interpretation is now calling on photographers to submit images for consideration in a juried book competition. Project Details: Open to Interpretation is a collaborative book project bringing together photographers, poets and writers. Each book begins with a themed call for photos. The chosen photos become the literary inspiration for the writers’ submissions. A book is created that matches each winning photo with two stories or poems that offer different interpretations of the image. The unique collaboration adds new dimensions to both the photos and the written word. Book Title: Open to interpretation. Theme: Intimate Landscape. Juror: Karen Irvine, Curator of Publications, Museum of Contemporary Photography. Submission Fee: $40 for 5 images, $10 each additional. Early Entry: $10 discount if submitted by August 23, 2011. Awards: $300 Jurors Selection Award. www.open2interpretation.com 
Open Call for Entries: 9x12 Works on Paper Show - TXDeadline: November 15, 11. Artworks on or of paper may be any size, but MUST fit in a 9 x 12 envelope; folded, 3D or multi-part OK. Unmatted, unframed photography, drawing, painting, printmaking, collage, mixed media, cast or folded paper or digital prints OK (other materials attached-OK). Original artworks only; no reproductions. Put artist`s name, address, title & date of work and medium on back. No entry form. Open to all artists – no age or geographical restrictions. All artwork shown – no jury. Entry fee is $5US/piece; 5 entries max. Postmark deadline November 15, 2011. All artwork for sale for $100US; artist gets 80%. Unsold works with SASE will be mailed by Jan 31; no metering. Send entries, entry fee by check or M.O. to 9 x 12, FWCAC, 1300 Gendy, Ft Worth, TX 76107. More information available at elaine@fwcac.org or www.fwcac.org; prospectus at http://www.fwcac.com/images/9x12prospectus2011.pdf

International Museum of Surgical Science: Anatomy in the Gallery - ILDeadline: October 15, 11. "Anatomy in the Gallery," a rotating exhibition program at the International Museum of Surgical Science in Chicago, showcases medically related contemporary art within the unique context of the Museum’s historical collections and exhibits. The program is currently accepting exhibition proposals for 2012-13 from individual artists, groups, and curators, including work in any medium. The medical theme is open to interpretation, but figure studies without additional medical content do not qualify. Details/questions: www.imss.org/exhopp.htm or lindsey@imss.org.

Women and Water Rights: Concerning Water Exhibition - WIDeadline March 1, 2012. Dates June 15-July 22, 2012. At The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson, WI. Juried by a committee of artists from the original show at the Katherine Nash Gallery on the University of Minnesota Campus, 2010. Website: womenandwater.net. Concerning Water is a juried exhibition on the theme of women and water issues designed to provide visibility for innovative work that addresses the issues of water rights global and/or local. Exhibition will include work from the original exhibition and work selected from the call. Up to 3 submissions. All media. Hand delivered and Pickup of art. Virtual Submission: In addition accepting digital submissions for a virtual exhibit. Also short films not more than 3 minutes. More information, for submission details and form, contact Teri Power tpower@amerytel.net, Barb Bend, bbend@hughes.net.

human ~ a national juried exhibition - ILDeadline: October 15, 11. This National Juried Exhibition is open to all artists, living or working in the US. Work must be original. All media except video and installation are eligible. Sculpture is encouraged. No size restrictions. Each artist may submit up to 3 pieces for the entry fee of $30. The Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago will purchase at least one piece from the exhibition for inclusion into the school’s Permanent Collection. The collection is diverse and can be viewed online at gallery180.com. The Purchase Award/s will be selected by committee and will be announced at the opening reception. All submitted works must be for sale. The Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago will retain a 50% commission from all purchases made during the exhibition. A portion of the commission will be donated to Heartland Alliance for their work in Human Rights. The exhibition will be highly publicized. A color exhibition catalog will be produced to help promote sales. Prospectus at gallery180.com

Call for Artists: "Innovations" - NYDeadline: November 7, 2011. The State University of New York at Cortland announces a call to artists for a group exhibition at the Dowd Gallery, January 18–March 2, 2012. Open to all artists nationally and internationally, to submit work for consideration that represents innovation in concept, subject or media use. All work must be the original work of the applicant, suitable for gallery installation. Full color publication produced. Juried by committee of 5-9 professional artists. No entrance fee. Artists are responsible for shipping fees.  Selected artists may be invited for a subsequent short term visiting artist program with undergraduate studio art students including presentation of work, discussion and studio visit. The selected artist will receive a stipend of $1000 for his/her time and travel expenses. For more information contact Bryan Thomas at dowd.gallery@cortland.edu or visit the gallery website at http://www2.cortland.edu/dowd-gallery
Call for Outdoor Sculpture and Installation at Indianapolis Art Center - INDeadline: December 31, 12. The Indianapolis Art Center seeks proposals for our outdoor exhibition space, ArtsPark. Proposals may be submitted for existing work, site-specific installations, and/or previously unrealized projects. To apply, send a complete artist's package to: Exhibits Department, Indianapolis Art Center, 820 E. 67th St., Indianapolis, IN 46220. Your proposal should include the following items on a CD or DVD: • An artist statement or project narrative, not to exceed 1 page. • A resume or biography. • 12-15 images of individual works (details may be included). • A list with title, media, size, and year completed for each image. • Videos of performance work may also be included. Note: Your proposal materials WILL NOT be returned to you. For further information about the installation sites and specifications, please contact Patrick Flaherty, Director of Exhibitions & Artist Services, at PFlaherty@IndplsArtCenter.org or 317.255.2464, ext. 238.

The 11th Annual Art Inter/National Exhibition... here and abroad - PADeadline: November 1, 2011. Box Heart Gallery in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, January 10 - February 4, 2012. One artist receives the "Best of Show" Award. This artist becomes Box Heart's "2013 Artist of the Year" and receives their own Solo Exhibition. Jurors: Nicole Capozzi and Joshua Hogan. A maximum of twenty (20) artists will be invited to participate in the 2012 Art Inter/national Exhibition. All artists will be notified of those invited to participate before December 1, 2011. Submit an application, a maximum of three (3) entries to be considered, and an Artist Statement describing your interpretation of Art Inter/National. No entry fee. Visit website for prospectus at http://www.boxheart.org/nn/exhib.html, or send a SASE to: Box Heart, 4523 Liberty Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15224. Questions? Please contact Nicole Capozzi at boxheartexpress@earthlink.net or call 412-687-8858. http://www.boxheart.org

"Innovations" - NYDeadline: November 7, 2011. The State University of New York at Cortland announces a call to artists for a group exhibition at the Dowd Gallery, January 18–March 2, 2012. Open to all artists nationally and internationally, to submit work for consideration that represents innovation in concept, subject or media use. All work must be the original work of the applicant, suitable for gallery installation. Full color publication produced. Juried by committee of 5-9 professional artists. No entrance fee. Artists are responsible for shipping fees. Selected artists may be invited for a subsequent short term visiting artist program with undergraduate studio art students including presentation of work, discussion and studio visit. The selected artist will receive a stipend of $1000 for his/her time and travel expenses. For more information contact Bryan Thomas at dowd.gallery@cortland.edu or visit the gallery website at http://www2.cortland.edu/dowd-gallery

Georgia Museum of Art/ Kress Foundation CALL FOR ENTRY - GA  Deadline: December 13, 11. Fifty years ago, the Samuel H. Kress Foundation gave a small collection of Italian Renaissance paintings to the Georgia Museum of Art. Now, in celebration of that anniversary the Georgia Museum of Art announces the Kress Project. The museum is soliciting responses to these paintings. All ages and all levels of education may participate. Details on how to submit, submission forms, images of the paintings and information on them are available on this website. At the end it will be judged by a panel who will choose up to 24 winners to be published in a book and awarded a $500 prize each. Qualifications: Open. How to Apply: http://www.georgiamuseum.org/kressproject/submit-an-entry

Calls for Proposals: San Antonio River & Mission San Jose Portal $450,000 -  TXDeadline: October 24, 11. The San Antonio River Foundation is seeking an artist to create permanent public art for the San Antonio River and Mission San José Portal project. This ‘Portal’ will serve as a connection linking the river to the mission by the creation of connecting sidewalks and plaza area. The goal of this artwork commission is to activate and enliven this connection and celebrate the rich environmental, historical and cultural spirit of the area. The San Antonio River Improvements Projects (SARIP) is a $358 million project that aims to revitalize and enhance 13 miles of the San Antonio River both north and south of downtown. The San Antonio River Foundation is a partner in the SARIP and is responsible for funding and guidance for many enhancements along the river, including the commissioning of art works. The SARIP will create a continuous pedestrian and bike linkage from the origin of the river near Brackenridge Park, to the south, just past the historic Mission Espada. Additional features along the way will connect existing neighborhoods to the river, expand and enhance existing parks, provide environmental education opportunities and create a variety of new recreational possibilities. Qualifications: Open to all Artists, Architects and Designers. How to Apply: Our San Jose Portal RFQ has been posted at: http://www.sariverfoundation.org/get-involved/call-submissions   Once you have been directed to the above webpage please click on the San Jose RFQ tab on the left and then view or download the PDF.
Strange Glue: Collage At 100: Thompson Gallery - MADeadline: December 31, 11. 2012 marks the centennial of the inception of collage in the field of painting. Strange Glue - Collage is 100 is a three-part exhibition series that will open in September of 2012 and run through June of 2013. Collage is ubiquitous in contemporary culture and it is arguably the most democratic of artistic processes. The exhibition series aims to explore the current status of collage methodology within contemporary art practices as much as it endeavors to examine the conceptual and political manifestations of this evolving artistic strategy. To Apply, please visit the Thompson Gallery website for a prospectus and/or follow the Call For Art Link: http://www.entrythingy.com/www.csw.org. Website: http://thompsongallery.csw.org
CdA Arts Commission seeks Artists for Education Corridor - IDDeadline: November 24, 11. The City of Coeur d’Alene Arts Commission is seeking artists for three (3) vehicular round-a-bouts in the “Education Corridor,” which is the new entrance into the historic Fort Grounds neighborhood, including North Idaho College and the satellite campuses of the University of Idaho and Lewis-Clark State College, and the Wastewater Treatment Plant. It is anticipated that the public art will embody the area’s diverse and rich history, the vibrant present, and the bright future. Public art can be a change agent for the community. It creates and establishes neighborhood and community identity and also enhances the visual landscape and character of the city. It turns ordinary spaces into community landmarks and promotes community dialogue and, most important, it’s accessible to everyone. Information packets are available at City Hall, 710 E. Mullan Avenue, or online at www.cdaid.org. Artist proposals are due by 5:00 p.m., November 24, 2011. Artists with questions are encouraged to contact Steve Anthony, Arts Commission Liaison, at stevea@cdaid.org. How to Apply: Please view the Call to Artists submission requirements at: http://www.cdaid.org/mod/userpage/images/EdCorridorCall.pdf. Web Site: http://cdaid.org
Meeting Place Window Display - SC Deadline: November 30, 2011. The City of North Charleston Cultural Arts Department is currently accepting applications for the 2012-2013 seasons for the Meeting Place Window Display. The Meeting Place is a city owned building in the charming Olde Village section of North Charleston offering a public exhibition opportunity for visual and fine craft artists. This location offers great exposure for artists seeking to reach local patrons and visitors to this multi-use facility. Applications can be found at our website at www.northcharleston.org. For more information, please contact the Cultural Arts Department at (843) 740-5854 or culturalarts@northcharleston.org
White Hot Gold: Clara M Eagle Gallery Murray State University - KYDeadline: October 28, 11.  The Clara M. Eagle Gallery at Murray State University in Murray KY is seeking work that explores the role of New Media in Performance, Photography, Installation, and Video for the juried exhibition “White Hot Gold”.  Submitted works may be in any media, including but not limited to 2-D or 3-D, kinetic, sound-based or video pieces, interactive, robotics, animation, digital art and computer generated graphics.  Exhibition dates are January 16 - February 26, 2012. $30/5 entries. The full prospectus and entry form can be located at http://www.murraystate.edu/artgallery. For more information contact Director, Clara M. Eagle Art Gallery at msu.eaglegallery@murraystate.edu. Website: http://www.murraystate.edu/artgallery
EXPO 31: National Juried Competition - NYDeadline: October 25, 2011. Exhibition of selected works, March 2012. Eligibility: Artists living in USA. All fine arts media are acceptable. No crafts. Sculpture must be able to be delivered through an ordinary doorway 7.5' X 3'. Installations must be done and removed by the artist. Postmark deadline: October 25, 2011. Fee: $35. Checks made payable to b.j.spoke gallery. Judge: Margot Norton, Assistant Curator, Whitney Museum of American Art. Award: Exhibition of selected works, March 2012. For more information, go to: www.bjspokegallery.com/expo.html#expo31. b.j. spoke gallery, 299 Main Street, Huntington, NY 11743. 
Small Works Exhibition 2012 - MADeadline: OCtober 15, 11. The Arsenal Center for the Arts is seeking the work of artists from the Greater Boston area for a small works exhibition from December 1st, 2011 to February 5th, 2012. The work will be exhibited on the third floor gallery of the Arsenal Center and must be smaller than 12” x 12”. The work can be 2D or 3D but must be priced under $300. Arsenal Center for the Arts will retain 40% on sale of works. Visit our website to find out more about the Arsenal Center for the Arts. www.arsenalarts.org. Qualifications: All media is accepted 2D and 3D – a maximum of 4 pieces per artist will be chosen, but up to 10 pieces can be submitted for consideration. Please submit all works in JPEG format (images no larger then 300dpi- jpeg). Include name, address, phone number, and email address on corresponding numbered sheet with title, medium, size and price of each piece. Please also include resume and artist statement. How to Apply: If you are interested in submitting for this exhibition please send all application materials via email to: Aneleise Ruggles at aneleiseruggles@arsenalarts.org no later than October 15th, 2011. The jury fee for submission is $20 and can be mailed to: Attention: Aneleise Ruggles, Small Works Submission, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown MA. 02472. If you have any questions or concerns please contact Aneleise Ruggles, Program Assistant (617-923-0100, ext. 304 or via email)
The Art of the Drinking Vessel - WI Deadline: February 1, 2012. In every manner, shape and form, the drinking vessel is vital to human civilization. The Art of the Drinking Vessel will highlight the utility and aesthetic grace found in this often used, but often overlooked, object. The Pump House Regional Arts Center in La Crosse, Wis., invites artists to submit works for a juried, themed exhibition of 3-D drinking vessels. Prizes totaling $1,750 will be awarded. Artists should submit works employing the elements of art and principles of design to explore and demonstrate the drinking vessel. Artwork entered may be functional or conceptual. All work must be 3-D and free standing. Drinking vessel artwork that is original, free standing, and 3-D will be accepted in any medium. Jury fee/entry limits: A non-refundable fee of $25 will entitle the artist to submit artwork for jury. Exhibition dates/reception: The exhibition will open March 15, 2012 and continue through May 1, 2012 in the Kader Gallery at the Pump House. A reception will take place on March 17, 2012. Awards: Best in Show - $1,000. Second Place - $500. Third Place - $250. For the compete exhibition prospectus and application for entry, please visit our website in the call for artists area. www.thepumphouse.org
The Coaster Show - IDDeadline: November 10, 11. Idaho Poster & Letterpress's gallery is proud to announce Idaho's first coaster show and contest. Artists may submit bar/beverage coasters that have been drawn, doodled, printed or painted on. All subject matter accepted. (We will have a naughty section in the gallery.) The rules are simple. 1. The coaster could still be used as a coaster for a beverage. (Although why would you put a drink on such a work of art?) 2. Up to 20 coasters per artist may be submitted for free. 3. All coasters submitted must be available for sale to the public. 4. A list of all submitted coasters with titles and prices must accompany the works. The gallery will take a 40% commission on all sold works. (Please do not overprice your work. An average retail price of $2-$20 is recommended.) 5. All coasters must be sent with a SASE for the return of the coasters after the show (hopefully along with a check for sold works). 6. The top three coasters will be chosen with the following cash prizes: 1st - $65, 2nd - $25, 3rd - $10. Please mail all coasters postmarked by November 10, 2011 to: Idaho Poster & Letterpress, 280 N. 8th Street, Suite 118, Boise, ID, 83702. Submit questions to bingo@bingobarnes.com. Show dates: November 25-December 31, 2011.
Mono No Aware V - NYDeadline: November 9, 2011. A call for submissions from contemporary artists and filmmakers creating work that incorporates Super 8mm, 16mm, 35mm or altered light projections as part of a live performance or installation. No digital projections will be considered. Film only. No submission fee. No fee to attend the event. Mono No Aware believes there is magic in seeing a film print projected, a presence a poet has when reading their own work, a feeling that resonates in your chest when seeing music performed live. For these reasons, encourage live projections with live additional audio/visual/performative elements; theater, dance, etc. are encouraged. More information on the event history, previous years participants, images, entry details and entry form can be found here: www.mononoawarefilm.com. MNA, 302 Bedford Ave., Unit # 303, Brooklyn, NY 11211.
Call for Artists for artspace 105 - PADeadline: March 27, 12. Voted 2010 "Best Underground Art Space" by Pittsburgh Magazine. Now accepting proposals for exhibitions and events in our space, artspace105, located at 105 E. 8th Avenue, Homestead, PA. How to Apply: Please send resume, artists statement and proposals to steelvalleyarts@gmail.com. If you would like to mail your proposal via postal mail, please mail it to: Steel Valley Arts Councl, P.O. Box 3003, Munhall, PA  15120. www.steelvalleyarts.org
Food Porn: A Juried Photography Exhibition of Food Photography - CADeadline: November 2, 2011. The 1650 Gallery in Los Angeles, CA announces a call to photographers worldwide for a juried photography exhibition, November 19 - December 2, 2011. Juror: Courtney Gordon. Selected artists may choose to offer their work for sale. $25 for up to 5 images. Visit website for prospectus at: http://1650gallery.com/foodporn2011_call.php. Questions? Please contact Tricia Noble at 1650gallery@gmail.com
Juju Foto Factory Inaugural Exhibition - TXDeadline: October 24, 2011. The 2011 Juju Foto Factory Inaugural Exhibition, a gallery space located in Austin, Texas is currently accepting submissions for an exhibition coinciding with the East Austin Studio Tour. The gallery is seeking work that has not yet received wide public attention in major publications or exhibits and wish to identify specific artists whom we can help by bringing their work to new audiences and collectors. Theme: Photographic Portraiture. U.S., International, Professional and Amateur Photographers working in black and white or color, using traditional or digital methods or elements of both processes are eligible. Entry Fee: $35.00 for up to ten (10) images. For more info or questions on the submission process, please contact submissions@jujufotofactory.com. Juju Foto Factory, 2235 East 6th Street, Unit 101, Austin, TX 78702. jujufotofactory.com/call-for-submissions/2011-inaugural-exhibition

Four Corners of the Earth - VTDeadline: November 1, 2011. Darkroom Gallery in Essex Jct., Vermont seeks entries for an international photography exhibition, Nov. 29 - Dec. 23, 2011. Free framing/matting, Juror's Choice, Peoples Choice. Juror: George DeWolfe. Open to all photographers. There is boundless beauty in our natural environment, from the intimate view of a blade of grass to the vast panoramic horizon. But, how do we translate our personal visions of the natural world, through our photographic tools, and then to our audience? Each of our relationships to nature is highly personal - we want to see yours. Sky's the limit using contemporary methods, photographic paraphernalia, and a limitless bag of tricks, so whether your landscapes display a traditional approach, leave us questioning reality, or all that is in between, we can't wait to see your version of this heaven we call Earth. Deadline: November 1, 2011. $20 entry fee. Visit website for details at: http://www.darkroomgallery.com/ex22, or send SASE to: Darkroom Gallery, 12 Main St. Essex Jct., VT 05452. Questions? Contact Ken Signorello at submissions@darkroomgallery.com or call 802-777-FOTO. http://www.darkroomgallery.com
Call for New Mexico Artists: New Mexico Showcase - NMDeadline: December 1, 11. 516 ARTS announces a call for entries to showcase New Mexico artists, in celebration of our fifth anniversary. Juror for this exhibition is Los Angeles-based Peter Frank, curator and art critic and current Associate Editor of Fabrik magazine and art critic for the Huffington Post. Eligibility: 1) emerging or established New Mexico artists only; and 2) must be out-of-school, practicing artists (graduate students the exception). To Apply: Submit application materials and $30 fee by midnight, Dec 1, 2011. Up to 4 individual artworks may be submitted. For full details on applying and participation agreement, visit www.516arts.org, Click on "New Mexico Showcase" button on left. For more information call 505-242-1445 or email rhiannon@516arts.org. 516 ARTS is an independent, nonprofit arts and education organization, with a museum-style gallery in the center of Downtown Albuquerque.
Coastal National Juried Exhibit 2012 - GADeadline: October 24, 2011. The Glynn Art Association announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibit, January 3-28, 2012 at the Glynn Art Association Gallery in St. Simons Island, GA. $2000.00 total awards with $1000 for Best in Show. Juror: Ben Ward. Artists 18 years and older may submit original paintings, pastels, drawings, mixed-media, and sculpture (no computer enhanced artwork, photography, or classroom work accepted). All artwork must be for sale. Jurying of show will be from digital images on compact disk and must represent work entered. $50.00 entry fee. Download prospectus (PDF format) at: http://www.glynnart.org/documents/2012CoastalNationalentryform.pdf, or send a SASE to: 529 Beachview Drive, St. Simons Island, GA 31522. Questions? Please contact Ann Marie Dalis at glynnart@bellsouth.net or call 912-638-8770. http://www.glynnart.org
Call for Entries: LBIF's Small Works Exhibition - NJDeadline: November 1, 11. The Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences (LBIF) is seeking submissions for their annual Small Works Exhibition. The exhibition runs from November 4–December 19, 2011. All submitted work will be shown and juried for prizes. Work may be in any chosen medium that fits the size requirement. All entries must be original and must have been executed since 2008. Please include a bio along with your submission for the gallery book. Juror: Michael Cagno, Executive Director of the Noyes Museum of Art. Size: Two-dimensional work must not exceed 12"x12" square. Three-dimensional work must not exceed 8"x8"x8". Entry fee: $20.00 for up to four works. Works in series count as separate works if they take up more than 12"x12" square. Prospectus: http://lbifoundation.org/programs/2011SmallWorksProspectus.pdf; Questions? gallery@lbifoundation.org
Call for Exhibition Proposals - NYDeadline: January 31, 12. The Lake George Arts Project Gallery Committee invites artists to submit exhibition proposals for the Courthouse Gallery 2013 exhibition season. Strong preference is given to work created within the past two years. Proposals for special exhibitions, installations, mixed media presentations, and performance art are welcome. The deadline for proposals is always January 31. For more information visit: http://www.lakegeorgearts.org/annual-call.htm, or contact Lake George Arts Project, Gallery Committee, 1 Amherst Street, Lake George, NY 12845, (518) 668-2616, mail@lakegerogearts.org.
28th Annual National Juried Show - CADeadline: October 29, 2011. The North Valley Art League seeks entries for their annual national juried show, January 24 - February 25, 2012 at the Carter House Gallery in Redding, California. $1000 Best of Show, (5) $100 awards of Excellence, (5) $50 Awards of Merit. Juror: Mark E. Mehaffey. Open to all artists 18 years and older, residing in the United States. Open theme, with a size limitation of 40 x 40 inches, including frame. All two-dimensional works in the following media will be considered: Paintings in oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel and gouache; Drawings in pencil, pastel, pen & ink; Printmaking & Mixed Media. $10 per entry for NVAL Members and $15 per entry for Non-Members. Visit website for prospectus at: http://www.nval.org, or send a SASE to: North Valley Art League, 48 Quartz Hill Road, Redding, CA 96003. Questions? Please contact Kathleen Evans or Barbara Walter at nval@sbcglobal.net or call (916) 812-7595.
Winter 2011 Featured Emerging Artists - GADeadline: October 19, 2011. Calling emerging artists everywhere! Visual Overture Magazine is currently welcoming submissions for the upcoming Winter 2011 “Featured Emerging Artists” juried exhibition-in-print which will display the work of 7 artists – each receiving two pages in the magazine showcasing their art, a short artist interview, and juror notes. Additional artists may be selected for smaller features. This publication opportunity gives artists the direct connect to hundreds of galleries, curators, and collectors who are all searching for the newest in emerging visual art. http://www.visualoverture.com/artists.htm
"Mystery of Man" Juried Exhibition: Science Museum Oklahoma - OKDeadline January 11th, 2012. Mystery of Man is a multi-media exhibition open to all artists. Mystery of Man seeks to revive the classicist notion that both art and science are mediums of understanding. Throughout history, societies have employed both mediums to negotiate ideas of self and the meaning of existence. Through this lens, works selected will address one or many of the following questions: -Where or what did we come from? -Why are we here? -What is reality? -How do we interpret the self? View prospectus and juror information at: https://satellitegalleries.wufoo.com/forms/mystery-of-man-prospectus/  The Satellite Galleries are a part of Science Museum Oklahoma in Oklahoma City; they function in tandem with the museum to promote science literacy and encourage community dialogue.
notBIG Small Works Competition - KYDeadline: November 30, 2011. The M S Rezny Studio/Gallery in Lexington, Kentucky announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, January 9 to February 3, 2012. Awards: $800 plus. Juror: Jack Girard. No works over 12 inches in any direction. Painting, Photography, Fiber, Ceramics, Digital, Video, Mixed Media, Collage, Sculpture, Glass. $20 for 3 images, $25 for 4 images, $30 for 5 images. Visit website for prospectus at: http://msreznygallery.jimdo.com. Questions? Please contact Mary Rezny at mail@msrezny.com. Website: http://www.msrezny.com
*Inaugural Armstrong National 2–D Competition Exhibition* - GADeadline: November 1, 2011. The Fine Arts Gallery at Armstrong Atlantic State University is proud to announce its Inaugural Armstrong National 2–D Competition Exhibition presented by the Art, Music, and Theatre department. The show will feature 2-D artwork including, but not limited to, drawing, graphics, painting, sculpture, textiles, printmaking, and photography. Artwork will be judged by Shana Barefoot, collections and exhibitions manager at The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia (MOCA GA). *Application Deadline:* Submissions must be postmarked before November 1, 2011. *Exhibition Dates:* January 3-27, 2012 *How to Enter:* For eligibility, submission guidelines, and detailed information about the show, please visit: http://www.armstrong.edu/Liberal_Arts/art/art_gallery *Contact:* Email questions about the show to: aasuamtgallery@armstrong.edu
Dave Bown Projects - 3rd Semiannual Competition - NYDeadline: November 30, 2011. Dave Bown Projects announces a call to artists for an online exhibition. Jurors: Paddy Johnson, Art Fag City, New York; Richard Polsky, Author and Art Dealer; Christina Strassfield, Guild Hall Museum, New York. Awards: $10,000 USD (1 artist will receive $5,000 and 5 artists will each receive $1,000). And purchases. This competition is open to all visual artists who are 18 years of age or older. All styles and media are eligible. 4 images for $40. 8 images for $60. 12 images for $80. There are no additional fees. Visit http://davebownprojects.com/submissions.html for details. Questions? Contact Dave Bown at info@davebownprojects.com or call (917) 365-5265. http://davebownprojects.com

Exhibit Series: Perspectives on African-American Experience: Emerging Visions - MI Deadline: October 28, 11. Residential College in the Arts and Humanities, Michigan State University. Applicants sought for solo exhibition Feb. 13–Mar. 2, 2012, including 5-day residency for artist’s talk, class visits, and/or workshops. This initiates a projected annual series of exhibits and campus visits by emerging artists whose works reflect on African-American experience past or present. For 2012, engagement with issues of war and its legacies is especially sought. The RCAH is a living-learning environment in which creative explorations of arts and humanities are cultivated through emphases on transcultural studies, ethics, and civic engagement (see http://rcah.msu.edu). Open to all media. Please send CD with 20 jpeg images numbered to correspond to image list with dimensions (videos – DVD), 250-word artist statement, cv, and SASE for return of materials to: Carolyn Loeb, LookOut! Art Gallery, Residential College in the Arts and Humanities, Snyder Hall, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, 48825. Contact loeb@msu.edu for further information.
Call to Artists: Beauty Comes in Many Forms - CADeadline: November 30, 2011. What's your idea of beauty? It's all very subjective, isn't it? This is a juried competition in Irvine, California where we'll choose the best artists and then ask those who attend the reception to vote on the best interpretation of Beauty from those showing. All 2-dimensional artwork from all artists will be considered from: photography, painting, drawing, digital prints, fabric art, mosaics, illustrations, pastels, watercolors. Accepted entries will have a permanent link to their website. Fee: $35 for 3 entries, $5 for additional entries. Contact: Linus Galleries, info@linusgallery.com, (310) 491-0269. Website: http://www.linusgallery.com
Americas 2012: Paperworks - NDDeadline: November 1, 2011. Northwest Art Center at Minot State University in Minot, ND seeks entries for a juried exhibition, Jan. 9 - Feb. 22, 2012. Cash and Purchase Awards: five Merit Awards and one Best of Show. Juror: Michael Barnes. Works in any medium, on or of paper, traditional or experimental, including photographs, qualify. All works must be original and not measure over 60 inches in any direction. Work must be ready to exhibit, completed within the last two years, and not previously exhibited in an Americas 2000 exhibition. Two-dimensional work should be framed and protected by clear acrylic glazing. 2 entries/$25; Additional entries $5 ea; Limit 5. Download prospectus (PDF format) at: http://www.minotstateu.edu/nac/pdf/pw_2012_prospectus.pdf, or send a SASE to: Northwest Art Center, 500 University Ave W, Minot ND 58707. Questions? Contact Avis Veikley at avis.veikley@minotstateu.edu or call 701 858-3264. http://www.minotstateu.edu/nac
Apply for an Exhibition at Redux: Redux Contemporary Art Center - SCDeadline: October 24, 11. Redux is the premier contemporary art venue in South Carolina offering opportunities for emerging and established artists to exhibit in historic downtown Charleston, SC. Exhibitions are not limited to any media, and all applicants will be considered for solo, group, and two person exhibitions and residencies in 2012/2013. Redux currently presents six to eight exhibitions each year, featuring work by internationally renowned and local, emerging and mid-career artists. We shoot for diversity in style, media and subject matter when planning our season. Thanks to the generosity of the Andy Warhol Foundation, this year, three artists will be awarded an honorarium up to $2,000. This honorarium is to help artists offset installation and travel costs. Additionally, Redux will publish an exhibition catalog. To apply for an exhibition for the 2012/2013 calendar, please visit https://reduxstudios.slideroom.com/
Beyond Printmaking III: 2012 National Juried Exhibition - TXDeadline: November 4, 2011. Landmark Arts at the Texas Tech University School of Art in Lubbock, TX announces a call to artists for a national juried exhibition, February 3 - March 4, 2012. $2,500 in cash prizes. Juror: Melanie Yazzie. Open to professional artists living in the U.S. who are 18 and older. All media expanding the notion of printmaking, including time-based and installation, will be considered. An artist's statement illuminating the artist's conception of printmaking must be included with the entry. Work must be original and completed within the last 3 years. $30 for up to 3 entries, $40 for 4 entries, $50 for 5 entries. Visit http://www.depts.ttu.edu/ART/Archive/spring2011/bp/bp.php for prospectus. Submit entries online at: https://ttuart.slideroom.com. Questions? Please contact David Mondt at landmarkarts@ttu.edu or call 806-742-1947.
Body/Figure/Nude: Lexington Art League - KYDeadline: November 1, 11. January 13–March 11, 2012. The human figure has been a timeless and universal subject of art. It resonates throughout art history and continues to play a key role in contemporary art practice. Contemporary artists have refocused our gaze on the body as a vehicle for aesthetic experimentation as well as explorations of modern life, modern identity, and the social and sexual politics that impact us all. With that stated, artists are invited to submit images of their work, in any medium, dealing with the subject of the body/figure/nude or using body/figure/nude as a metaphor or allegorical vehicle, for consideration by the jurors. While all work will be considered, we especially encourage submissions that are conceptually based or produced using new media. NO ENTRY FEE. For entry guidelines, visit www.lexingtonartleague.org/calltoartist.htm or contact Becky Alley at balley@lexingtonartleague.org.
Call to Artists: 28th Annual National Juried Show, North Valley Art League - CADeadline: October 29, 2011. North Valley Art League announces a call to artists for the National Juried Show to be held at the League's Carter House Gallery in Redding, California. The show runs January 24 - February 25, 2012. Open to all artists 18 years and older, residing in the United States. Open theme, with a size limitation of 40 x 40 inches, including frame. Awards: Grand Prize $1000, (5) $100 awards of Excellence, (5) $50 Awards of Merit and People's Choice. Prospectus can be downloaded from www.nval.org. Contact: Kathleen Evans, nval@sbcglobal.net, (916) 812-7595
Call for Video Artists: AC Institute  - NYDeadline: October 15, 2011. In keeping with our mission to provide a platform for artistic exposure, the AC Institute will be unveiling a bi-weekly rotating video project, entitled Flat Out, along with our exhibition and performance calendar for the 2011-2012 year. On select Thursdays, the gallery will exhibit a new video work by emerging and experimental artists from around the globe on a LCD screen mounted at the entrance to the gallery. Please submit your video project to: submissions@artcurrents.org. You may provide links to the work as well as a proposal and CV. All hard copy submissions must be in NTSC format and may be sent to the following address: AC Institute, Attn: Rotating Video Project, 547 W. 27th St. #610, New York, NY 10001

Night Sky: Evanston Art Center - ILDeadline: November 1, 11. Night Sky argues for the relevance of a quintessentially human activity: looking up at the stars. The purpose of the exhibition is to explore the possibilities for reconnecting with a vital part of our biological, historical and cultural heritage that is in danger of extinction. Artists whose works examine the meaning of the night sky in contemporary culture are invited to submit work samples and proposals. All media will be considered for exhibition, including paintings, drawings, sculpture, photographs, video and installations. To submit proposals and work samples, send an email to call4artists@evanstonartcenter.org with “Night Sky” in the email subject line. Include your contact information, a cover letter, artist’s statement, CV and 10-12 images (low resolution JPEGS). Include a title, date, medium and dimensions for each art work. Please Note: If selected for exhibit, all shipping and/or transportation costs for art works are the responsibility of the artist.

2012 National WCA Call for Art - CADeadline: November 18th. 2012 National Women's Caucus for Art - Call for Art! “Momentum” - Contemporary Women’s Art. Commemorating 40 years of the Women’s Caucus for Art, Momentum presents the art and ideas of intergenerational contemporary women artists. Juror: Rita Gonzalez, Associate Curator at LACMA.  Exhibition Venue: Los Angeles Art Association/Gallery 825.Show Dates: February 17 to March 2, 2012. For more info and to submit, go to: www.NATIONALWCA.ORG

Form & Function Exhibition: Bridgewater State University - MA Deadline: November 15, 11. Bridgewater State University seeks submissions for a group exhibition that focuses on contemporary crafts. We encourage submissions that push the notions of craft. Open to media including, but not limited to: ceramics, glass, textiles, industrial design, furniture, basketry, jewelry & metal works, and bookbinding. This exhibition will be on display from February 13th to March 16th, 2012. Images must be in jpeg format at 300 dpi with the longest dimension 8”, each labeled: last name_first name_# corresponding with slide list.jpeg. Please send a maximum of 6 entries, a 1–2 paragraph artist statement, an image list (including dimensions), a submission fee of $15 (to Bridgewater State University), and a SASE for notification of results to: Bridgewater State University, Wallace Anderson Gallery, Art Department, Attn: Leigh Craven, Form & Function, 40 School Street, Bridgewater, Massachusetts 02325.

The Vilcek Foundation’s dART Call for Entries - NY Deadline: October 21, 11. The Vilcek Foundation is pleased to announce a new initiative entitled dART, short for digital art, developed to celebrate the creativity and accomplishments of foreign-born artists working in the realm of new media art. We will be accepting submissions of work created by foreign-born artists using computer-based and new media technologies, to be featured in a brand-new digital art space created for this program—dARTboard—premiering on Vilcek.org in January 2012. Submissions from artists will be accepted electronically until 5pm EDT on October 21st, 2011. Eligible applicants must be foreign-born (originally foreign citizens) and be permanent US residents (green card holders) or naturalized US citizens. For more info and to download an application, visit Vilcek.org. Qualifications: Eligible applicants must be foreign-born (originally foreign citizens) and be permanent US residents (green card holders) or naturalized US citizens. How to Apply: Submissions from artists will be accepted electronically until 5pm EDT on October 21st, 2011. To be considered, applicants must submit the following electronically by email to opencall@vilcek.org: • Completed Application Form. • Three Short Essays, responding to questions included in the Application. • A scanned copy of applicant’s green card or passport (if a naturalized citizen). • A copy of applicant’s resume/CV. • Up to five (5) digital examples of the submitted work (images, video, audio, etc.). In lieu of a file, applicants may submit URL links leading to the work sample(s), if hosted online. Please provide URL information in the space(s) provided on the Application Form. The Application, including submitted files, must not exceed 10MB. File size: Image files may be a maximum of 300 dpi and 1000x1000 pixels. Video files may be a maximum of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Recommended file types: PDF, .doc, .jpg, .tif, .png, .mov, .mp4, .flv, .avi, .mp3, .aac, .aiff, .wav. Website: www.vilcek.org

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