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Conroe Art League 2nd Invitational Show (2017)

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Fee: $25.00

Event Dates: 2/1/2017 – 2/24/2017

Entry Deadline: 1/2/17

You are invited to enter the second Conroe Art League Invitational. It will be juried by acclaimed artist, Cynthia K. Reid. This national call is for artists of original 2D and 3D artwork. Entry closes Tuesday, January 2, 2017 at midnight Mountain Time.

Selected works will be on exhibit throughout the month of February 2017. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top four selected artworks. Certificates of merit will be given to 3 works.

Exhibit Dates: Wednesday, February 1,2017 thru Friday, February 24, 2017

Deadline to apply: Tuesday, January 2, 2017 at midnight Mountain Time Zone


Women & Their Work 2017-2018 Solo Exhibition Series. Austin Texas

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Fee: $25.00

Entry Deadline: 12/16/16

Women & Their Work seeks artists who create inventive, high-caliber contemporary art that breaks new ground or proposes innovative approaches to form and content. Selections are based on an evaluation of the work; we look for a strong, consistent aesthetic vision. We encourage artists to create new work for exhibition. The work in the application should demonstrate that you are capable in vision and scope of creating a powerful solo exhibition that commands the 1,700 square foot gallery. Women artists residing in Texas who have not had a solo exhibition at Women & Their Work within the past five years are eligible. Recently created work in all media will be considered.


Southern Futurism

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Fee: $25.00

Entry Deadline: 1/6/17

Like the Futurists of the early 20th century, we live in a world immersed in technology, urban trappings, speed, information, connectivity and change. Viewing it through a southern lens, tinted by tradition, can result in modern dissonance. For many, the narrative of the American South, will be informed and confined by its history, but how is its future to be portrayed? This exhibition seeks,  in the broadest sense possible, to showcase contemporary artists’ depictions of the schism and reconciliation of what might be called the New Southern Futurism.


Shifting Landscapes
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Albuquerque, New Mexico

Fee: $40.00

Entry Deadline: 1/4/17

Members of the Surface Design association are invited to submit work for the 3rd International Juried Members’ exhibition, Shifting Landscapes. The exhibition will be held in partnership with form & concept gallery at their location in Santa Fe, NM from February 24 2017 – May 20, 2017 . The exhibition includes awards. Entries may be submitted online October 24, 2016 – January 4, 2017.


RFQ – Public Art Project at East Library Branch, Norman, OK
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Call Type: Public Art

Eligibility: Unspecified

City: Norman, Oklahoma

Fee: FREE

Entry Deadline: 12/16/16

Norman Arts Council on behalf of The City of Norman and Norman Forward Percent for Art, for Norman Public Library East, is seeking an artist (or team of artists) to create a significant work of art for the new Norman Public Library East to be located at 3001 East Alameda Street, Norman, Oklahoma.


Art City Austin Festival 2017  – Austin, Texas

DEADLINE: 12/4/2016

Jury Fee: $40.00

Event Dates: 3/31/2017 – 4/2/2017

Art City Austin is located in downtown Austin, Texas at the Palmer Event Center grounds and under the shaded canopy. 2017 marks the 67th year of this event, but just the second at this extraordinary new venue that received rave reviews from guests and artists alike. Art City Austin is unique in its pairing of an art festival with a boutique gallery art fair all as a single art experience. Approximately 125 artists will exhibit outdoors and under the canopy and 25 galleries will exhibit inside the Palmer Event Center (separate application process for indoor booths, there is a limited opportunity inside for self-represented artists.)


King William Fair 2017 (San Antonio, TX)

 
DEADLINE: 12/15/2016

Jury Fee: $30.00
Event Dates: 4/29/2017 – 4/29/2017

In it’s 50th Year (!), the King William Fair is a one-day event to be held on Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Approximately 45,000 visitors attend the Fair which is held on the final Saturday of the 11 days of “Fiesta”– San Antonio’s biggest and most well known festival. This event consists of approximately 185 Art and Craft exhibitors, live music and dance performances on five stages, food and beverage booths, a Kids Kingdom play area and a quirky parade. Set on the streets of the historic King William District of San Antonio, Texas, among the beauty of its stately homes and gracious gardens, the King William Fair has long garnished the reputation of San Antonio’s Best Family Friendly Fiesta Event with the Quirkiest Parade.

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Texas & Neighbors Regional Art Exhibition call for entries – $9,000 in prizes

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The annual TxN exhibit is back for its 32nd year! This prestigious five-state competition pulls entries representative of the the best of American art. Sponsored by the Irving Art Association and the Irving Arts Center.

The 2017 Texas & Neighbors Regional Art Exhibition is open to all artists 18 and older living in Texas, Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico and Oklahoma. Up to three works of art may be entered by an artist for an entry fee of $40 ($35 for IAA members).$9.000 in prizes! Artists may also earn signature status by exhibiting in five shows. Juror for the 2017 exhibition is Michael Holter. Deadline is Feb. 1, 2017

See the official Texas & Neighbors website at texasandneighbors.com for the prospectus and online registration form. Printable version of prospectus: 2017txnprospectusweb. Subscribe to the TxN mailing list.

CALENDAR OF EVENTS 

All events will take place at the Irving Arts Center, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd., Irving TX 75062.
Visit www.lrvingArtsCenter.com for directions

  • Deadline for entries                     Monday, February 1, 2017
  • Notification of acceptance             February 20, 2017
  • Shipped paintings arrive                March 6 -10, 2017
  • Hand deliveries                              Saturday, March 11,2017 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
  • Juror talk & Reception                   Saturday, March 11,2017 7:00 – 9:00 pm
  • Exhibit dates                                APRIL 29 – JUNE 3, 2017
  • Reception & Awards Ceremony    Sunday, April 30, 2017 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Strike                                             Sunday, June 4, 2017 1:00 -5:00 pm

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Texas National Competition & Exhibition 2017 with juror Benito Huerta

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Texas National 2017 Art Competition & Exhibition

Exhibition Dates: April 8 – June 10, 2017.  

DEADLINE January 22, 2017                        

The Juror: Benito Huerta

Awards: 1st – $2,000; 2nd – $1,000; 3rd – $500; Honorable Mentions

Eligibility: TEXAS NATIONAL COMPETITION & EXHIBITION 2017 is open to all artists working in the United States. Works may be of any medium (except video and performance). All works must be original and completed within THE LAST TWO YEARS. Works too old or two large will be disqualified. No previously submitted works will be accepted. All works must be available through the entire run of the show. Do not submit works for jury that might be sold before or shown elsewhere during the TEXAS NATIONAL 2017 show time frame. Deadline for entries is January 22, 2017. Visit us at: http://www.art.sfasu.edu/cole, or apply on line at: https://www.callforentry.org/ and search for Texas National. Questions? email us at sfaartgalleries@sfasu.edu, or call 936-468-1131.

f you require additional information regarding TEXAS NATIONAL, e-mail us at sfaartgalleries@sfasu.edu

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY AS SOME THINGS HAVE CHANGED. Size Limitations: Two-dimensional works, when displayed, cannot exceed 48” in height or width, including frame. Three-dimensional works cannot exceed 60” in height, 24” in width, and 24” in depth. If a separate pedestal is sent with the work, the total height, including the pedestal, must not exceed 60”.  The weight limitation of each crated or packaged work must not exceed 50 lbs. Deadline for entries is January 22, 2017.

Entry Fee and Procedures: One, two or three digital images may be submitted via CaFÉ for $35 entry fee at https://www.callforentry.org. Secure credit card payments can be made through CaFÉ.

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ART7’s 2017 Call For Art & Artists in Residence

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The ART7 Community Gallery, a satellite gallery to the Fort Worth Community Arts Center, cordially invites all creative people, makers, creators, and world-shakers of any and every medium and manner to submit their works for our 2017 season. We also are providing the opportunity to apply to become one of our first two Artist in Residence during 2017. Our themes and further information can be found at:

 

The ART7 Community Gallery, a satellite gallery to the Fort Worth Community Arts Center, cordially invites all creative people, makers, creators, and world-shakers of any and every medium and manner to submit their art and apply for the opportunity to become one of our TWO ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE for ART7’s 2017 Season.

We’ve got the time and  s p a c e.

All we need is you.

Equal consideration will be given to emerging and established artists alike, so dream big!
Ultimately, ART7 wants to showcase the creation process from conception to communal collaboration to the finished product. Art is an evolution that takes time, and more than anything, we want to expose the community to that process. This is the time to have a meaningful and multi-layered cultural exchange between people of all manners.
Come tell your story.

More information: https://fortworthcommunityartscenter.submittable.com

Questions?

Shae Lynn Shaw

sshaw@artscouncilfw.org

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Plein Air Southwest Salon 2017 call for entries

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Entries are now being accepted for Plein Air Southwest Salon 2017.

Visit the OPS website for more information and the prospectus.

Enter online:  Plein Air Southwest Salon 2017

https://onlinejuriedshows.com/Default.aspx?OJSID=8686 

PASW 2017 Juror is Kenn Erroll Backhaus. The exhibit is held at Southwest Gallery in Dallas,

CALENDAR:
Entry deadline: January 8, 2017
Acceptance notice: January 16, 2017
Artist’s Dinner:  April 7, 2017
Show dates: April 8, – May 15, 2017
Quick Draw: April 8, 2017
Opening Reception: April 8, 2017

Entrant must be a member of Outdoor Painters Society.  Visit www.outdoorpainterssociety.com,
Select the tab “Join us” and follow the instructions for online payment through Paypal. New members joining during November and December will be credited to 2017 membership.

For general information about the Outdoor Painters Society or Plein Air Southwest Salon please visit:www.outdoorpainterssociety.com

For specific questions about Plein Air Southwest and the Prospectus, contact:  Tina Bohlman tina@tinabohlman.com

For questions regarding dues and membership, contact :Randy Saffle,
rmsaffle@msn.com

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Women & Their Work Call For Solo Exhibition Proposals due Dec. 16

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Women & Their Work seeks artists who create inventive, high-caliber contemporary art that breaks new ground or proposes innovative approaches to form and content. Women & Their Work requests applications for our 2017-2018 Solo Exhibition Series.

Selections are based on an evaluation of the work you submit; we look for a strong, consistent aesthetic vision. We encourage selected artists to create new work; no work that has previously been exhibited in Austin will be accepted for exhibition. The work in the application should demonstrate that you are capable in vision and scope of creating a powerful solo exhibition that commands the 1,700 square foot gallery.

Women & Their Work 2017-2018 Solo Exhibition Series
1710 Lavaca St.
Austin, TX 78701

Entry Fee: $25.00

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CALENDAR
December 16, 2016: Deadline for all applications online.
February 24, 2017: Notification to all applicants.
November 2017 – December 2018: Exhibitions will be scheduled for six-week periods between these dates.

ELIGIBILITY
Women artists currently residing in Texas (please provide a valid Texas address upon entry) who have not had a solo exhibition at Women & Their Work within the past five years are eligible.

Apply here: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=3846

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Artscape application deadline Dec. 9

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The 11th annual Artscape, the Dallas Arboretum’s juried fine art and craft show and sale, is accepting applications through December 9.

Mediums include painting, sculpture, 2-D and 3-D mixed media, photography and more.  The reimagined Artscape will be held in the Arboretum’s gardens and DeGolyer Gallery April 28-30, 2017.  For an application or more information visit www.dallasarboretum.org/artscape.  For more information contact joannholt@gmail.com.

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KEY DATES

  • 12.9.16: Artist application and jury fee deadline
  • 12.22.16: Artist notification of acceptance and information packets mailed
  • 1.20.17: Artscape show contract and booth fee deadline
  • 2.3.17: Deadline to request refund ($40 cancellation Fee)
  • 3.27.17: Artist location mailed
  • 4.28.17: Show set-up & Preview
  • 4.29.16 & 4.30.17: Artscape Show

FEES

  • $25: Jury Fee, Non-refundable check to Dallas Arboretum for each category to be exhibited. Due 12.9.16
  • $330: Booth Fee, 12’w x 12’d to accommodate a 10’ x 10’ white tent provided by artist.
  • $275: Double Space Supplement, limited number of double spaces available.
  • $40: Cancellation Fee, prior to 2.3.17

The jury of regional art professionals is chaired by Patricia Meadows, distinguished jurist, art appraiser, lecturer, collector, curator and president of Art Connections.

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Apps Open – 9th Annual Funky Finds Spring Fling

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The 9th Annual Funky Finds Spring Fling is a FREE indoor event. The family and pet-friendly event will be held March 4th & 5th in the Cattle 2 building at Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth. Shop handmade & support your local economy with over 100 artists, crafters, designers, authors & gourmet food makers. Event also features a charitable raffle with all proceeds benefiting the Humane Society of North Texas and CASA of Tarrant County. HSNT will be facilitating on-site pet adoptions throughout the event.

Vendor applications open through January 7th, 2017. http://www.funkyfinds.com/sf-vendor-info.html

2017 Important Dates:
Vendor Application Deadline JANUARY 7TH
Vendor Acceptance Emails sent out JANUARY 11TH
Vendor Payment Deadline JANUARY 29TH
Advertising Deadline FEBRUARY 1ST

Event Dates and Times: The time periods stated below are all Central Time.
9th Annual Funky Finds Spring Fling
Saturday, March 4th (10am-5pm) & Sunday, March 5th (11am-4pm)

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Calling all Artists: Environment Texas Art Contest

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Environment Texas is hosting an art contest for our campaign: “Methane: UT’s dirty little secret.” The University of Texas is involved in the one of the largest oil and gas operations in America. The drilling operations pollute huge amounts of methane, which is harming our planet. UT doesn’t require companies who lease its land to use available technology to cut methane pollution. We’re calling on UT to require the companies that drill on UT owned land to cut methane emissions in half in the next five years.

To help get the word out about this important campaign we’re calling on artists! The art submissions must represent the purpose of the campaign which is to have UT reduce their dangerous methane emissions from fracking operations happening on UT owned lands. We will be accepting any medium of art, from photographs to sculptures, it’s up to you! All art will be displayed after the competition has ended. This is a unique opportunity to have your artwork displayed, and it’s for an important cause!

Deadline Nov. 30 https://www.facebook.com/events/1366240240082849/

For more information please visit: environmenttexasartcontest.wordpress.com

Contact: eweisfeld@environmenttexas.org

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Call for Action and Artists: Art is a Healing Force Mail Art Salon

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Art is a Healing Force

Mail Art Salon 2016 – 2017

Open Call

 

“The country is so wounded, bleeding, and hurt right now. The country needs to be healed—it’s not going to be healed from the top, politically. How are we going to heal? Art is the healing force.”

Robert Redford,

National Arts Policy Roundtable 2012

 

This is a season for healing. A time to slow down for a moment and let the power of making and sharing art heal us.

This project is a call for all artists to make a little piece of art and mail it to someone who may not be expecting it. Take a photo of the piece you make and post it Then post a photo online with the hash-tag #MailArtSalon

In addition to sending art to someone who may never have received art in the mail before, you may submit original works to the sponsor at the address below.

  • Original artwork only; no photocopies or reproductions
  • Postcards; 4” x 6” or 5” x 7”
  • All media and techniques welcome
  • Multiple entries allowed
  • Each entry must be individually submitted through the postal system; no email or online entries accepted.
  • No fees, no jury, no returns.

Please include your name, mailing address and email address with each work submitted. Title of the work and medium are encouraged but not required.

A list of participants will be compiled and provided to participants by email after the submission deadline. If you do not want your contact details (postal and email address) to be included please let us know.

Information and Photos of the individual entries will be displayed online at www.MailArtSalon.blogspot.com

 

Mail entries to:

Mail Art Salon

9526 Viewside Dr.

Dallas, Texas 75231

USA

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Artscape arts and crafts fair at Dallas Arboretum April 28-30, 2017 application deadline Dec. 9.

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The 11th annual Artscape, the Dallas Arboretum’s juried fine art and craft show and sale, is accepting applications through Dec. 9.  Mediums include painting, sculpture, 2-D and 3-D mixed media, photography and more.  The reimagined Artscape will be held in the Arboretum’s gardens and DeGolyer Gallery April 28-30, 2017.  For an application or more information visit www.dallasarboretum.org/artscape.  For more information contact joannholt@gmail.com.

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KEY DATES

  • 12.9.16: Artist application and jury fee deadline
  • 12.22.16: Artist notification of acceptance and information packets mailed
  • 1.20.17: Artscape show contract and booth fee deadline
  • 2.3.17: Deadline to request refund ($40 cancellation Fee)
  • 3.27.17: Artist location mailed
  • 4.28.17: Show set-up & Preview
  • 4.29.16 & 4.30.17: Artscape Show

FEES

  • $25: Jury Fee, Non-refundable check to Dallas Arboretum for each category to be exhibited. Due 12.9.16
  • $330: Booth Fee, 12’w x 12’d to accommodate a 10’ x 10’ white tent provided by artist.
  • $275: Double Space Supplement, limited number of double spaces available.
  • $40: Cancellation Fee, prior to 2.3.17

The jury of regional art professionals is chaired by Patricia Meadows, distinguished jurist, art appraiser, lecturer, collector, curator and president of Art Connections.

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Call for Entries – El Corazon Exhibition – Bath House Cultural Center

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Call for Entries – 23rd annual El Corazón exhibition
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Exhibition Dates: February 4-March 4, 2017

Entries Deadline: Saturday, January 7, 2017 (midnight)

The Bath House Cultural Center and exhibition curator, Jose Vargas, invite visual artists to submit entries for the 23rd Annual El Corazón art exhibition.

Since 1993, Mr. Vargas has organized the El Corazón art exhibition in Dallas. This popular exhibition has become a beloved annual tradition at the Bath House Cultural Center. This passionate and eclectic exhibition features art that explores a variety of ideas, styles, and concepts inspired by the heart (El Corazón), an important and universal symbol in art.

Entries will only be accepted online through www.callforentry.org.. There is no fee.

To view a copy of the exhibition prospectus and samples of artwork from previous El Corazón exhibitions, please visit www.bathhousemedia.com/corazon.html

EXHIBITION CALENDAR

Entries Deadline:
Saturday, January 7, 2017 (midnight)

Selection notification: 
The list of selected artists will be posted on the Bath House Cultural Center’s online News Center at http://www.bathhousemedia.com
The decision of the exhibition curator is final and undisputable.

The document will be available after 7 PM on Saturday, January 14, 2017.  Artists are solely responsible for reviewing this list.  The curator will not send notifications to each individual artist by phone, e-mail, or otherwise.

Delivery of accepted artwork:
Sunday, January 29, 2017 (1-3 PM)
Late deliveries will not be accepted.

Show dates:
February 4-March 4, 2017

Reception:
Saturday, February 4, 2017 (7-9 PM)

Artwork pickup:
Sunday, March 5, 2017 (11 AM-1 PM) 

 

Visit our website for more information

Bath House Cultural Center • (214) 670-8749www.bathhousecultural.com

The Bath House Cultural Center is a division of the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs. The center is dedicated to fostering the growth, development and quality of multi-cultural arts within the City of Dallas. The center emphasizes innovating visual and performing arts as well as other multi-discipline events throughout the year. Funding for the Bath House Cultural Center is provided by the City of Dallas, with additional support from the Texas Commission on the Arts.

LOCATION AND HOURS:

The Bath House Cultural Center is located on the eastern shore of White Rock Lake at the end of Northcliff Dr. off of Buckner Blvd. at 521 E. Lawther, Dallas, TX 75218. Hours of operation are TuesdaySaturday, 12:00 noon to 6:00 PM. The center is open until 10:00 PM on nights with theatre performances. For general information about cultural programs at the Bath House Cultural Center, please call (214) 670-8749 or visit the center’s website at http://www.bathhousecultural.com

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2017 Funky Finds Spring Fling call for artists

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9th Annual Funky Finds Spring Fling

Saturday, March 4th (10am-5pm) & Sunday, March 5th (11am-4pm)

http://www.funkyfinds.com/sf-vendor-info.html

Will Rogers Memorial Center
Cattle 2, 3337 Burnett-Tandy Dr.
Fort Worth, TX 76107

The 9th Annual Funky Finds Spring Fling is a FREE indoor event. The family and pet-friendly event will be held March 4th & 5th in the Cattle 2 building at Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth. Shop handmade & support your local economy with over 100 artists, crafters, designers, authors & gourmet food makers. Event also features a charitable raffle with all proceeds benefiting the Humane Society of North Texas and CASA of Tarrant County. HSNT will be facilitating on-site pet adoptions throughout the event. Handmade Items Only.
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2017 Important Dates:
Vendor Applications Open NOVEMBER 1ST – JANUARY 7TH
Vendor Acceptance Emails sent out JANUARY 11TH
Vendor Payment Deadline JANUARY 29TH
Advertising Deadline FEBRUARY 1ST

BOOTH INFORMATION: Booth space sizes for single vendors are 10′ x 10′ for $170.00, 10′ x 15′ for $255.00, or 10′ x 20′ for $340.00. Corner Booths Additional $30.00. Vendors with Trailer Boutiques, please contact us to discuss. Two vendors will not be allowed to share a booth.
These fees include electrical outlets & a wall, event shirt, logo linked on vendors page, listing on promotional items, and more! The application fee for this event is $10 (non-refundable).

For more information, visit their website at http://www.funkyfinds.com/ or contact their event coordinator at handmade@funkyfinds.com.

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Emerging Excellence deadline Nov. 21 for area college art students

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Emerging Excellence (Grapevine TX)

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FREE to apply!
Entry Deadline: 11/21/16

“Emerging Excellence” is an annual juried art show open to undergraduate and graduate art students in the Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas area. Work will be on display in the Tower Gallery at the Grapevine Visitor Information Center from 12/3/16 – 1/15/17. Prizes of $500 for 1st, $300 for 2nd, and $200 for 3rd place will be awarded based on the juried results.

Participants will submit up to ten works of art through the CAfE website, which will then be considered by Grapevine Museum and Gallery staff for entry into the show. Once accepted, applicants will need to deliver artwork to 636 S. Main St. Grapevine, TX 76051 by 11/30/16. All accepted artwork will then be judged by our jurors for prizes of $500 for 1st Place, $300 for 2nd place, and $200 for 3rd. Accepted pieces will be on display in the Tower Gallery from 12/3/16 until 1/14/17.  All artwork must be picked up by the artists by after 11/16/17.

 

This year we are issuing an open (no theme) call for any medium of two-dimensional art, which will be judged individually based on the quality of the composition and technique, overall impression of the art, and the effect of the artwork in general. There is no fee to participate.

Important Dates:

  • 11/21/16: Submission Deadline
  • 11/30/16: Artwork Delivery Deadline
  • 12/3/16 – 1/15/17: Show
  • TBD: Awards
  • 1/16/17 – 1/30/17: Artwork Pickup

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Allen Arts Festival 2017 – Calling All Artists

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Festival Date: May 12-14, 2017

Visual Artist Application Deadline: Jan 13, 2017

Application site: https://www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=5184

Allen Arts Festival is held every May at Watters Creek, a popular shopping and dining destination in Allen, just north of Dallas. About 100 juried artists, local and regional, will have their booths lined up along the streets in front of retail stores in the beautiful 52 acres of mixed used development with walkable spaces, kids play area, lush landscaping that includes a running creek, public art and upscale shopping and dining. Live music, children’s art activities, food trucks and much more is offered throughout the weekend. More information can be found at www.allenartsalliance.org

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Call for Entries: VAST 11th Annual 125 Mile Exhibition- deadline Nov. 16

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You are invited to submit artwork for the 11th Annual 125 Mile Exhibition sponsored by the Visual Arts Society of Texas (VAST).

Entries due November 16th.

AWARDS
Best of Show $1000
Total cash and merchandise awards $3550

PROSPECTUS
http://www.vastarts.org/images/exhibitions/125-Mile_Exhibition/2017/125_2017_prospectus.pdf

CALENDAR
November 16, 2016
All Entry Fees and Applications are due by US Mail.
All digital images are due via email: VASTarts125@gmail.com

December 2, 2016
Notifications emailed to artists

January 4, 2017
Juried Work delivered to the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center at 10 am – noon or 4 – 7 pm

January 13, 2017
Reception at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, 400 E Hickory St., Denton, TX from 5:30 – 7:30pm
Awards Presentation 6:30pm

February 25, 2017
Exhibition closes at 5pm

February 27, 2017
Return of Work to Artists 10 am – noon or 4 – 7 pm

JUROR

Linda Ridgway (born 1947 in Jeffersonville, Indiana) creates poetic bronze wall reliefs that convey both autobiographical and cultural imagery. Although educated as a printmaker, Ridgway continues to
experiment with the limits of various media to create work that remains intimate regardless of scale. Ridgway’s bronzes emerge from a two-dimensional template to become new spatial objects that elucidate the artist’s personal experiences.

Linda Ridgway received an M.F.A. from Tulane University, and a B.F.A. from the Louisville School of
Art. She has participated in various solo and group exhibitions including Linda Ridgway: A Survey, Poetics of Form at the Glassell School of Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas and the Dallas Museum of Art, Texas in 1997-98; and One Hundred Years: The Permanent Collection of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas in 2002.

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ECAA Membership Show call for entries

 

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ECAA ANNUAL MEMBERSHIP SHOW!

ARE YOU READY? Only a couple of weeks left to finish that award-winning masterpiece! If you aren’t a member click here to find out about us: https://elliscountyart.net/other-form

ELLIS COUNTY ART ASSOCIATION

P.O. Box 2064 – Waxahachie, TX 75168

113 W. FRANKLIN Waxahachie, TX 75165

972-937-3414 ecaa@elliscountyart.net

www.elliscountyart.net

ART TAKE IN:

  • November 13 Sunday (1:00 – 5:00)
  • November 15 (Tuesday) 10:00 – 6:00

Artists must pick up art from Paint Historic Waxahachie to make room for Members Show. Art inventory delivered for “holiday sales” will remain (but not judged for awards) and incorporated into Membership Show. Deliver artwork to the Art On the Square location during normal business hours as posted above. Be prepared to pay entry fee and complete appropriate paper work/artwork tags upon delivery.

  • November 16 – 17 (WednesdayThursday) Volunteers will be needed to hang art show as well as take down present exhibit. We will start after hours on Wednesday afternoon (5:00 til 8:00) and finish during regular business hours on Thursday.
  • November 19 (Saturday) 5:00 – 7:00 Artist Reception ⢠Awards Ceremony 6:00 (Open to the public)

If you have any questions concerning pick up & delivery of art work, please contact Show Chair Lynn LaRose lynn@laroseart.com

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Bedford ArtsFest call for artists

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The Bedford ArtsFest is an annual fine arts festival featuring local and regional artists on April 8, 2016.

In collaboration with the Bedford Cultural Commission and Arts Council North East, the City of Bedford is proud to present a community festival with art and fun for the whole family. Artist amenities include hotel discounts, free parking, and artist’s hospitality. Original fine arts created by the applying artist(s) working in ONE of the following ten categories: Fine Arts/Graphics, Pottery, Painting, Textiles, Glass, Jewelry, Leather, Metal, Photography, Wood, and Miscellaneous. $10 Application Fee*

DEADLINE TO APPLY: March 17,2017

Entry Deadline: 3/17/17

REQUIREMENTS:

Media Images: 5

Entry Fee (City of Bedford: 2016 ArtsFest): $10.00

In collaboration with the Bedford Cultural Commission, the City of Bedford presents ArtsFest, an event to promote and celebrate the arts in Bedford. This family friendly festival will feature artists, musicians and performers who contribute to the vibrant heritage of the North Texas region. Enjoy an assortment of food vendors, musical entertainers and art of all shapes and sizes at the historic Boys Ranch Park. In years past, the city has seen a tremendous outpouring of residents and guests supporting this endeavor and we hope to continue with the tradition. In the heart of the city’s cultural district, the fourth annual Bedford ArtsFest will take place April 8, 2017 at the Bedford Boys Ranch Park. The Bedford ArtsFest is a single-day event that adds vibrancy to mid-cities by creating opportunities for people of all ages, cultures and backgrounds to celebrate the arts of North Texas.

General Information

How to Apply: ONLY through www.callforentry.org. Submit the following images as part of your online application: four (4) color, high resolution digital images (JPG) of your current work and one (1) image of booth with NO visible name or logo. If you do not have an image of your booth, please submit an additional piece of work. Artists approved by the jury will have the opportunity to exhibit and sell art indoors in the designated Juried area.

  • Collaborative artwork by artists is permitted, but each individual artist must be identified on the application.
  • Incomplete applications will NOT be accepted.
  • The City of Bedford reserves the right to refuse any application.

Application Fee: $10, non-refundable, due at time of application.

Deadline to Submit Application5:00pm, March 17, 2017

Other Important DUE Dates/Deadlines/Times:
March 23, 2017: Acceptance Notification
March 31, 2017, 11:59pm: Artist Confirmation of Acceptance
April 5, 2017, 5:00pm: Booth Fees Paid in FULL/Last Day to Withdraw booth space for REFUND with $25 Cancellation Fee. No Refunds on booth fees past this date.
April 8, 2017, 6:00am: CHECK-IN/SET-UP BY 9:00am
April 8, 2017, 6:00pm: STRIKE/CLEAN-UP BY 10:00pm
Jury: Jury by professional artists. Jury panel will select artists from the applications submitted and then choose the award winners on the day of the festival. Award winners are chosen based on principles and elements of design, quality of technique, execution, and materials, originality of work, and booth appearance.
Prizes:  The jury will award a Best of Show: $300; Runner Up: $200; and Second Runner Up: $100;
The jury will also award Three (3) Best of Shows for K-12 Student: $50 each.

Booth Fees:

  • Single Booth Space, 10’x10’: $50
  • Double Booth Space, 10’x20’: $100

Public Admission: FREE, no gate.
Parking: FREE.
Artists’ Host HotelHoliday Inn of Bedford

 

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Art on the Greene 2017 call for artists

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Art on the Greene 2017

 
DEADLINE: 3/29/2017

Jury Fee: $25.00
Event Dates: 5/26/2017 – 5/28/2017

More information: http://www.artonthegreene.com/artists.html

Art on the Greene takes place in Richard Greene Linear Park, which is located between The Texas Rangers Ballpark and Dallas Cowboys Stadium. With a lake on the north side, Rangers Ballpark on the east and Cowboys Stadium on the west, the park provides a great setting for an art festival with a great view and an atmosphere second to none!

Now in its 6th year Art on the Greene will feature up to 125 artists in one of thirteen different categories. With a relaxed, family friendly atmosphere and serious potential shoppers, this show is becoming a favorite for art lovers and collectors from Dallas, Fort Worth and surrounding cities.

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Spring 2017 Cottonwood Art Festival call for applications

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Cottonwood Art Festival
Spring 2017

DEADLINE: 1/13/2017
More information http://www.cottonwoodartfestival.com/2.html – including a video

Application: https://www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=4948

Jury Fee: $30.00
Event Dates: 5/6/2017 – 5/7/2017

Cottonwood Art Festival is located in Richardson, Texas where artists exhibit their work among towering oaks with lakeside beauty.  Cottonwood continues to uphold its extraordinary reputation as a first rate show. 2017 marks the 48th anniversary for this extraordinary event. Sponsored by The City of Richardson, Cottonwood Art Festival is a showcase for a large variety of fine art and fine craft and provides our patrons with the opportunity to meet and talk with the artist who created the work. Live entertainment, a Friday night gala for the artists and guests, a children’s art area and much more round out this perfect weekend in the park for both artist and patrons of the arts.

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2017 Deep Ellum Arts Festival call for artists

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Deep Ellum Arts Festival – 23rd Annual, 2017Dallas, Texas
OPEN DATE: 6/15/2016
DEADLINE: 11/7/2016

Jury Fee: $35.00

This ever-growing Festival consistently draws over 100,000 visual and performing arts enthusiasts to this very chic entertainment district, which is referred to as the SoHo of Dallas. The continuing expansion of residential housing in the Deep Ellum neighborhood has created a significant increase in local art buyers as well. The past several years of the Festival have been increasingly successful for our artists in terms of sales and exposure with this urban crowd.

You are invited to be part of this exciting high-energy Festival! Please present your finest works to our selection committee, who will carefully choose approximately 200 artists that complement the overall cutting-edge atmosphere of this event. http://deepellumartsfestival.com/

Festival dates: April 7 – 0, 2017

Apply on ZAPP https://www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=4902

More information: http://www.deepellumartsfestival.com/applications/visual-artist

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Society of Watercolor Artists 2016 Membership Show entries due Nov. 7

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The 2016 Society of Watercolor Artists Juried Membership Exhibition Prospectus is now available online. The show will be held at the prestigious Fort Worth Community Arts Center (FWCAC) located at 1300 Gendy Street, Fort Worth, TX 76107 Phone: 817.738.1938

Our juror will be Nancy Lamb who is a local artist known for her
talent to paint people un-posed and off-guard and is highly regarded as a professional artist.

Calendar of important dates:
Entry deadline: Monday, November 7. All entry images must be sent via email before midnight
Notification date: Thursday, November 17 via email
Shipped pieces due: Thursday, December 1
Delivered pieces due: Friday, December 2, 12 to 2 pm
Installation date: Thursday and Friday, December 1-2
Reception date: Friday December 9, 6 to 9 pm
Exhibition dates: December 9 – 29, 2016
Take down and pickup: Thursday, December 29, 4-6pm

Join SWA now and you will be eligible to enter the 2016 Membership show. SWA membership runs on a calendar year January through December. Those who join mid-year do not receive a discounted membership fee, but they are eligible for the membership juried show in December which is for the 2016 members only
To find out more information please go to www.swawatercolor.com

 

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UT Tyler 32nd Annual International Exhibition deadline Nov. 18

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32nd Annual International Exhibition

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Entry Deadline: 11/18/16

The 32nd Annual International Exhibition is a juried exhibition of 2D art organized by the Department of Art and Art History at The University of Texas at Tyler. Internationally known artists, curators, and scholars have served as jurors selecting works for exhibition created by some of the best contemporary artists working today. The Department purchases three to six works from the exhibition each year; purchased works are added to our permanent collection. The permanent collection serves as an educational teaching resource; much of the permanent collection is exhibited throughout the UT Tyler main campus. https://www.uttyler.edu/meadowsgallery/fine-arts-complex-gallery.php

ENTRY AND FEES This exhibition will be juried from digital media. Artists may submit up to three works for consideration for the non-refundable fee of $35. Entries must be submitted via CaFE (Call for Entries)

ELIGIBILITY This competition is open to any artist who is over the age of 18, working in two-dimensional media. Paintings, drawings, prints, and photographs created in the last three years are welcome.

KEY DATES

November 18, 2016:        Entry Deadline

December 20, 2016:        Notification of acceptance

January 6, 2017:             Deadline for Receipt of Work

January 17, 2017:           Exhibition opens

February 2, 2017:          Reception and Juror Presentation

March 3, 2017:              Exhibition closes

March 7 -9, 2017:          Return of Works

CONTACT

Michelle Taff, Gallery and Media Coordinator

Email:  mtaff@uttyler.edu

Phone:  903-566-7237

Fax:  903-566-7062

 

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 “Art Olympia 2017, ” 2nd International Open Art Competition for Artists

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Art Olympia is an open art competition held as a biennial event with the goal of discovering talented artists around the world and supporting their activities.

It aims to promote exchanges of the world’s various cultures through arts. Artworks of approximately 180 pieces (80 pieces from Japan and 100 pieces outside of Japan) will be selected and undergo a final review in Tokyo by a panel of great judges invited from around the world.

Art Olympia embodies the following three concepts:

(1) CONNECT

First of all, we would like to establish a worldwide hub of art and culture which would meet and connect domestic artists to international artists.
By introducing artists through Art Olympia, we aim to expand their opportunities to succeed, from their local environment to infinite boundaries.

(2) DISCOVER

Secondly, we would like to discover future global artists. Art Olympia will collect artworks from all over the world and invite domestic and foreign art experts as jurors.

A variety of jurors from different cultural and historical backgrounds will broaden the possibility of recognizing talented artists.

(3) CREATE

Lastly, our passion is to encourage and inspire artists creating the next generation of art and a new aesthetic sense of beauty.
We believe the exchange of culture through Art Olympia will stimulate artists to grow beyond their borders.

ENTRY LOCATION:

Primary round judging will be held at two locations, New York and Tokyo, to select 100 works from New York location and 80 works from Tokyo, which will proceed to the final round judging. At the final round judging 180 artworks will be evaluated in Tokyo to decide the winners.

AWARDS:

For general awards, the first prize winner will receive $120,000, the second prize winner $30,000, and the third prize winner $20,000 along with the Art Olympia original trophies. For student awards, the first prize winner will receive $20,000, the second $10,000, and the third $5,000 along with the Art Olympia original trophies.

There are special prizes from Art Olympia in addition to the first to sixth prize. Student artists will automatically be considered for both general awards and student awards.
All of the 180 finalists will receive cash prizes, have their works displayed at the exhibition and will be listed on the original pictorial records of works as well as the Art Olympia website.
At the primary round judging, five art experts will evaluate the works as digital images. At the final round judging, ten jurors will evaluate and decide the winners by looking at the actual works. In order to have the competition fair, works will be judged by a point system, and total points and the ranking of the finalist will be announced officially. Ten special prizes from the jurors for general competition will be awarded to the works which each juror scores the highest.
Following is the list of jurors for Art Olympia 2017. Don’t miss out this great opportunity to have these great art experts look at your works.

New York Location:

Florence Derieux: Curator at Centre Pompidou
Brett Littman: Executive Director of the Drawing Center / New York
Simon Njami: Curator
Chu Teh-I: Artist, Director of Kuandu Museum of Fine Arts / Taipei
Kara Vander Weg: Director of Gagosian Gallery / New York

Tokyo Location:

Akiko Endo: Painter. Professor of Musashino Art University
Toyomi Hosina: Artist, Vice President of Tokyo University of Arts/ Tokyo
Aomi Okabe: Curator/ Tokyo
Hiroshi Senju: Artist / Tokyo
Akira Tatehata: President of Tama Art University/ Tokyo
Jurors details ⇒ http://artolympia.info/lp02/

Entry Rules and Regulations

(1) 2-dimensionals works, which can be representational or abstract; oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, mineral pigments, print, charcoal, digital/multimedia art, mixed media, photography etc. (calligraphy, video, sculpture, and group/ collaboration works are not accepted)

(2) Original works that have never been previously submitted to other competitions (rule offender will be revoked)

(3) Size and weight
Maximum Size: 117cm x 117cm (46 x 46 inch)
There is no minimum size.
Maximum Depth: 10cm (4 inch) (including the frame)
Maximum weight: 20kg (44.1lbs)

(4) Framing

For protection purposes, the work entered MUST be framed. The frame must be deeper than the work and no wider than 8cm (3.2 inch). Unframed works will not be accepted for the final round judging.

Glass should not be used for framing, but acrylic glass is acceptable.
Please note the works which do not comply with the rules WILL NOT be accepted.

Entry Period

Entry Period: October 01, 2016 – March 15, 2017
Entry must be competed and registration fee must be paid by 11:59pm PDT on March 15th 2017. No submission is accepted after the closing time.

Eligibility

1. Regardless of nationality, you must be a resident outside of Japan and the age of 18 or older.

2. Your goal is to become a professional artist and you are determined to continue in the arts.

3. Categories

●General Category: All entrants
●Student Category: Entrants who are enrolled in a university (grad school) or technical school or similar at the time of entry

*All participants are entitled to enter in the General Category regardless of age, etc.
*Participants who are students are entitled to simultaneously enter the Student Category.

Entry Fee

General submission: $60 for 1 image, $100 for 2 images, $140 for 3 images
Student submission: $40 for 1 image, $70 for 2 images, $100 for 3 images
*Each artist is limited to THREE images.

Payment: We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, and PayPal.

*Please note entry fees are non-refundable and non-transferrable for any reason.
-Entrants are responsible for shipping their works to the designated address in Tokyo and purchasing any insurance desired.
– Art Olympia will bear the return shipping cost, insurance from Tokyo, and customs procedures for returning. (Works will be shipped to the designated address by the entrant.)

Online Submission

http://www.juriedartservices.com/index.php?content=event_info&event_id=1134

All the submission must be done through our online entry system, and we do not accept entry with the print-out entry form.

Prior to the online entry, please have the following information ready to get things done on time. Please follow the JAS entry system.

– contact information for the registration and notification
– title, actual artwork size& weight, materials, theme, year produced of the work
– high quality image of the work (JPG format)

Please note the followings,

– The work should be no larger than 117×117 centimeters (46×46 inches).
– All works must be framed or stretched, adequately wired and ready to hang.
– The value of the work must be $2,000 or less. (The works with the value of over $2,000 will not be accepted.)
– The works that have been previously submitted to other competitions will not be accepted

Please refer to Terms & Conditions for further details.
Thank you for your interest in Art Olympia 2017 and we look forward to seeing your artwork in the show.

【Art Olympia 2017】

Official Website: http://artolympia.info
Facebook: www.facebook.com/ArtOlympiaCompetition

Art Olympia Executive Committee Office
4-90-28 Miyacho, Omiya-ku, Saitama-City, Saitama, JAPAN, 330-0802
Email: info@artolympia.jp
Telephone: +81486505544

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Artscape 2017 call for applications

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Artscape, the Dallas Arboretum’s juried fine art and fine craft show and sale, brings together outstanding artists from around the country.

APRIL 28 – APRIL 30, 2017

Delight in the joy of spring at this amazing show, which features a variety of mediums including Painting, Sculpture, 2-D and 3-D mixed media, photography and more. Listed as one of the “15 most beautiful gardens in the world” by Architectural Digest, the Arboretum is a perfect complement to the beautiful artwork selected for the show. The layout for the show is architect-designed for maximum visibility of artists and audience flow. A blue ribbon committee has reimagined Artscape and is adding inventive, audience-pleasing elements for 2017.

How to Apply

 

For information see http://www.dallasarboretum.org/visit/seasonal-festivals-events/artscape

DOWNLOAD APPLICATION

KEY DATES

  • 12.9.16: Artist application and jury fee deadline
  • 12.22.16: Artist notification of acceptance and information packets mailed
  • 1.20.17: Artscape show contract and booth fee deadline
  • 2.3.17: Deadline to request refund ($40 cancellation Fee)
  • 3.27.17: Artist location mailed
  • 4.28.17: Show set-up & Preview
  • 4.29.16 & 4.30.17: Artscape Show

FEES

  • $25: Jury Fee, Non-refundable check to Dallas Arboretum for each category to be exhibited. Due 12.9.16
  • $330: Booth Fee, 12’w x 12’d to accommodate a 10’ x 10’ white tent provided by artist.
  • $275: Double Space Supplement, limited number of double spaces available.
  • $40: Cancellation Fee, prior to 2.3.17

The jury of regional art professionals is chaired by Patricia Meadows, distinguished jurist, art appraiser, lecturer, collector, curator and president of Art Connections.

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UD’s Regional Ceramics Competition entries due Nov. 18

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2017 University of Dallas Regional Juried Ceramic Competition

 


Phone: (972) 721-5319 or (972) 721-5316 Fax: (972) 721-4119 Email: art@udallas.edu
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Call for Entries

The University of Dallas invites you to participate in a juried ceramic competition featuring artists living in the central south region of the United States. Please share this information with ceramic artists you think might be interested in this important opportunity.

Internationally recognized ceramic artist Virginia (Ginny) Marsh will be selecting artists for the 2017 University of Dallas Regional Juried Ceramic Competition. From a selected field of artists, Virginia will issue distinctions of “Awards of Merit” and present two deserving artists with “Best of Show” awards. Solo exhibitions will be scheduled in the following academic year for the “Best of Show” award winners.

This show is open to ceramic artists over the age of 18 who currently reside in the states of Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. Submitted functional or sculptural works must use clay as the dominant material and must have been created within the past two years.

The Application deadline for entering this show is November 18, 2016.

To access this year’s prospectus, view the show history, and apply online, please use the following link:
http://www.udallas.edu/constantin/academics/programs/art/ceramics/competition.php

Location: Beatrice M. Haggerty Gallery, University of Dallas, Irving TX

Calendar

November 18, 2016
Application deadline

December 1, 2016
Notification of acceptance (via e-mail)

December 17, 2016
Deadline for receipt of accepted work

Jan. 18 – March 13, 2017 Exhibition open to public

February 13, 2017
6:30-7:00 p.m.
Juror lecture presentation

February 13, 2017
7:00-9:00 p.m.
Artists and juror reception

March 2017
Show travels to the Wichita Falls Museum of Art
2 Eureka Cir,
Wichita Falls, TX 76308
(940) 397-8900

May 15, 2017
Return of artwork

 

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Dallas Contemporary Art Show call for art

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CALL FOR ARTISTS OF ALL KINDS!!!

What peaks our interests:
fine art painting, fine art drawing, mixed media, fiber arts, fine art/nature/concept photography, sculpture, metal works, unique handcrafted jewelry, textile/fabric art, folk art, pottery, wood crafting, upcycled/repurposed art and glass works

Please visit www.conceptionarts.com and select the Submit your Work button, then select Artist Registration.

To be held on Thursday, December 8th, 2016 @ Community Brewery located at 1530 Inspiration Dr #200, Dallas, TX 75207 // 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm!!!

Conception exhibits have been featured in The Wall St. Journal, Dallas Patron Magazine and ABC News and offer collectors the opportunity to purchase work directly from local artists at the tipping point of their career.

One artist will be presented with our prestigious Award of Excellence by a private panel of judges!

Visit us on Facebook at Facebook.com/conceptionevents as well as Instagram at www.instagram.com/conceptionartists/


 

Conception also announces shows in San Antonio & Houston!

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San Antonio Contemporary Art Show

CALL FOR ARTISTS OF ALL KINDS!!!

What peaks our interests:
fine art painting, fine art drawing, mixed media, fiber arts, fine art/nature/concept photography, sculpture, metal works, unique handcrafted jewelry, textile/fabric art, folk art, pottery, wood crafting, upcycled/repurposed art and glass works

Please visit www.conceptionarts.com and select the Submit your Work button, then select Artist Registration.

To be held on Saturday, October 29th, 2016 @ Blue Star Brewery located at 1414 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78210 // 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm!!!

Conception exhibits have been featured in The Wall St. Journal, Dallas Patron Magazine and ABC News and offer collectors the opportunity to purchase work directly from local artists at the tipping point of their career.

One artist will be awarded our prestigious Award of Excellence by a private panel of judges!

Visit us on Facebook at Facebook.com/conceptionevents as well as Instagram atwww.instagram.com/conceptionartists/

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Houston Contemporary Art Show

CALL FOR ARTISTS OF ALL KINDS!!!

What peaks our interests:
fine art painting, fine art drawing, mixed media, fiber arts, fine art/nature/concept photography, sculpture, metal works, unique handcrafted jewelry, textile/fabric art, folk art, pottery, wood crafting, upcycled/repurposed art and glass works

Please visit www.conceptionarts.com and select the Submit your Work button, then select Artist Registration.

To be held on Saturday, November 19th, 2016 @ Spindletap Brewery located at 10622 Hirsch Rd, Houston, TX 77016 // 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm!!!

Conception exhibits have been featured in The Wall St. Journal, Dallas Patron Magazine and ABC News and offer collectors the opportunity to purchase work directly from local artists at the tipping point of their career.

One artist will be presented with our prestigious Award of Excellence by a private panel of judges!

Visit us on Facebook at Facebook.com/conceptionevents as well as Instagram atwww.instagram.com/conceptionartists/

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Calls for Artists around Texas

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Note: this list is compiled from several sources. Most of these opportunities are outside the DFW area.

Houston Contemporary Art Show

CALL FOR ARTISTS OF ALL KINDS!!!

What peaks our interests:
fine art painting, fine art drawing, mixed media, fiber arts, fine art/nature/concept photography, sculpture, metal works, unique handcrafted jewelry, textile/fabric art, folk art, pottery, wood crafting, upcycled/repurposed art and glass works

Please visit www.conceptionarts.com and select the Submit your Work button, then select Artist Registration.

To be held on Saturday, November 19th, 2016 @ Spindletap Brewery located at 10622 Hirsch Rd, Houston, TX 77016 // 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm!!!

Conception exhibits have been featured in The Wall St. Journal, Dallas Patron Magazine and ABC News and offer collectors the opportunity to purchase work directly from local artists at the tipping point of their career.

One artist will be presented with our prestigious Award of Excellence by a private panel of judges!

Visit us on Facebook at Facebook.com/conceptionevents as well as Instagram at www.instagram.com/conceptionartists/


 

San Antonio Contemporary Art Show

CALL FOR ARTISTS OF ALL KINDS!!!

What peaks our interests:
fine art painting, fine art drawing, mixed media, fiber arts, fine art/nature/concept photography, sculpture, metal works, unique handcrafted jewelry, textile/fabric art, folk art, pottery, wood crafting, upcycled/repurposed art and glass works

Please visit www.conceptionarts.com and select the Submit your Work button, then select Artist Registration.

To be held on Saturday, October 29th, 2016 @ Blue Star Brewery located at 1414 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78210 // 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm!!!

Conception exhibits have been featured in The Wall St. Journal, Dallas Patron Magazine and ABC News and offer collectors the opportunity to purchase work directly from local artists at the tipping point of their career.

One artist will be awarded our prestigious Award of Excellence by a private panel of judges!

Visit us on Facebook at Facebook.com/conceptionevents as well as Instagram at www.instagram.com/conceptionartists/


 

Singular/Signature INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHIC CALL FOR ENTRY


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: Fort Collins
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THEME | Singular/Signature
Singular/Signature: A single image has the power to tell stories, impact the viewer, and change the way we see. Often, a signature image comes to define an artist/photographer or a body of work. Show us your most impactful images. All artist renditions on the theme, genres, capture types and photographic processes are eligible to submit.
Entries Due | October 26, 2016
http://www.c4fap.org | Email: coordinator@c4fap.org 970.224.1010

 

2017 University of Dallas Regional Juried Ceramic Competition

 


Contact Rebecca Prince
: Irving
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Call for Entries

The University of Dallas invites you to participate in a juried ceramic competition featuring artists living in the central south region of the United States. Please share this information with ceramic artists you think might be interested in this important opportunity.

Internationally recognized ceramic artist Virginia (Ginny) Marsh will be selecting artists for the 2017 University of Dallas Regional Juried Ceramic Competition. From a selected field of artists, Virginia will issue distinctions of “Awards of Merit” and present two deserving artists with “Best of Show” awards. Solo exhibitions will be scheduled in the following academic year for the “Best of Show” award winners.

This show is open to ceramic artists over the age of 18 who currently reside in the states of Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. Submitted functional or sculptural works must use clay as the dominant material and must have been created within the past two years.

The Application deadline for entering this show is November 18, 2016.

To access this year’s prospectus, view the show history, and apply online, please use the following link:
http://www.udallas.edu/constantin/academics/programs/art/ceramics/competition.php

We are proud to host The University of Dallas Regional Juried Ceramic Competition for ceramic artists in our region. Please join University of Dallas in representing the best ceramic work our region has to offer.


Texas National Competition & Exhibition 2017

 


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Event Dates: 4/8/17 – 6/10/17
Entry Deadline: 1/22/17

Call for entries for the Texas National Competition & Exhibition 2017 is now available online. This year’s juror is Benito Huerta. Exhibition dates are April 8 – June 10, 2016 at The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House in downtown Nacogdoches. Cash prizes.

 


 

2016 Fall Release Expo

 


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Get exposure, win cash, and sell your work. We invite painters, sculptors, photographers, and other artists to apply for the Fall Release Expo at FOA. By submitting your art will be considered to appear before an international community through our online exhibition and social media exposure.Each accepted artist will have multiple pieces shown in our online art space, an individual artist profile, the option to sell works, and social media exposure. Additionally FOA offers prizes to the top applicants. Our desire in offering published interviews and the cash stipend, alongside exposure, is to create unique opportunities for your career as an artist.AWARDS
Top applicant: $100 stipend and published artist interview
Two Runner Ups: Published artist interviewDETAILSDeadline: November 12th, 2016FEE
3-5 Images – $15
6-10 Images – $20SELLING WORK
If selected to be a part of the Fall Release Expo, artist will receive 90% of the profits of any sold art work and FOA will keep 10%. In addition,artist is responsible for transportation and handling on the piece the the buyer.

APPLY: http://www.friendoftheartist.com/submissions2016/


 

 

MFA Publication Fellowship 2016

 


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: Dallas
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Peripheral Vision Arts is now accepting submissions for the inaugural Master of Fine Arts 2016 Publication Fellowship in preparation for the publication of journal Issue No. 4. The MFA Publication Fellowship is open to US visual artists working in all genres currently enrolled in MFA studio degree programs, or who earned the MFA degree within the last 18 months (since May 2015). Top applicants will be paired with a professional critic in their genre for the publication of an Interview. A second tier of applicants will complete our Interview Questionnaire, selecting from nearly 30 questions addressing a range of topics from influences, training, and studio methods to time travel, student debt, identity politics, and obstacles facing women artists. All Publication Fellows will receive a custom Artist Profile page and an Instagram Takeover (4 posts) @peripheralvisionarts. Fee: $35 (early apps by Nov 11, $30)Deadline: November 30, 2016www.peripheralvisionarts.org/mfa-fellowship

 

Central Texas Art League Judged Member Show

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All current and new CTAL members are invited to enter the first CTAL Judged Member Show. Artists can enter in five award divisions including: professional, semi-professional, non-professional, adult student and high school student. Best of show receives a $200 cash prize and ribbon, and first place ribbons are awarded for each division.Works will be judged in eight categories ranging from oil and acrylic, watercolor, drawing, pastel, mixed media, sculpture, photography and digital art. First, second and third place ribbons will be awarded in each category, and anyone attending the exhibit can vote on the People’s Choice Award to be announced at the end of the exhibit.This show is open to all CTAL members. The entry fee is $25 and includes the first three entries. Each additional entry is $10 each for a limit of five entries per artist. High school students’ additional entries are $5 each. If you are not a current member, become a member today! As a support organization of the Cultural Activities Center (CAC) in Temple, TX, all CTAL members must be CAC members. Membership is $40 for current CAC members and $65 for new CAC and CTAL members. CTAL 2016/17 membership is good through June 2017.Download the complete guidelines and entry form at http://www.cacarts.org/ctal-judged-member-show. Pay online at: http://goo.gl/tcIrCG. Submit form and images by Nov. 30 to visualarts@cacarts.org. For more information or questions, contact Charles Wallis, Show Chairperson at 817-235-2137 or Kristen Reichert at the CAC, 254-773-9926.

 

Outdoor Sculpture, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Little Rock, AR

Budget: $45,000
Deadline: 11/1/16

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) – Thompson Library Sculpture The Central Arkansas Library System is seeking to commission a qualified artist to create a permanent outdoor artwork for the Thompson Library located at 38 Rahling Circle, Little Rock, AR


 

The Galvez Streetscape, New Orleans, LA

Budget: $15,000
Deadline: 11/4/16

The Arts Council New Orleans, through the City of New Orleans Percent for Art Program, seeks to integrate impactful art into the city’s public space by illuminating the culturally artistic traditions inherent to our community. We believe that public art, serving in the best interest of public good, can be profoundly uplifting, help to build an appreciation for public space, and strengthen the creative, political, intellectual, and cultural tendencies that define New Orleans communities.


 

 

 

New Orleans Fire Department Murals, LA

Budget: $15,000
Deadline: 11/4/16

The Arts Council New Orleans’ Place + Civic Design Department is requesting mural proposals to replace public art installations at two New Orleans Fire Department locations. The department, through the City of New Orleans’ Percent for Art Program, and in partnership with the New Orleans Fire Department, will decommission existing public art banner installations and replace them with contemporary murals at the 801 Girod Street Flying Squad and Basin Street stations. The call is open to experienced artists, artist teams, or community groups working with muralists. Proposals may be submitted for both sites; however, only one artist or artist group will be selected for each site. While the installation should connect the fire department to the larger New Orleans community, themes should reflect broader sentiments that transcend specific references to fire, safety, and the departments’ history. Example sentiments include, but are not limited to: • A deep connection to, and congruence with, the surrounding neighborhood; • Specific historical references from the surrounding community; • Celebration of contemporary art’s transformative energy; • Collective empowerment and representation through creative expression in urban spaces; • Excitement and interest for the community’s current growth and energy; • Celebration of the neighborhood’s identity, and rich heritage.


 

Assistance League of Houston Celebrates Texas Art 2017

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Fee: $15.00
Entry Deadline: 10/31/16

Assistance League of Houston Celebrates Texas Art 2017 is a juried show featuring contemporary art by Texas artists.


 

32nd Annual International Exhibition (UT Tyler)

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Fee: $35.00
Entry Deadline: 11/18/16

The 32nd Annual International Exhibition is a juried exhibition of 2D art organized by the Department of Art and Art History at The University of Texas at Tyler. Internationally known artists, curators, and scholars have served as jurors selecting works for exhibition created by some of the best contemporary artists working today. The Department purchases three to six works from the exhibition each year; purchased works are added to our permanent collection. The permanent collection serves as an educational teaching resource; much of the permanent collection is exhibited throughout the UT Tyler main campus


 

Emerging Excellence (Grapevine TX)

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Fee: $0.00
Entry Deadline: 11/21/16Number of Applications Allowed: 5

“Emerging Excellence” is an annual juried art show open to undergraduate and graduate art students in the Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas area. Work will be on display in the Tower Gallery at the Grapevine Visitor Information Center from 12/3/16 – 1/15/17. Prizes of $500 for 1st, $300 for 2nd, and $200 for 3rd place will be awarded based on the juried results.

This year we are issuing an open (no theme) call for any medium of two-dimensional art, which will be judged individually based on the quality of the composition and technique, overall impression of the art, and the effect of the artwork in general. There is no fee to participate.

Important Dates:

  • 11/21/16: Submission Deadline
  • 11/30/16: Artwork Delivery Deadline
  • 12/3/16 – 1/15/17: Show
  • TBD: Awards
  • 1/16/17 – 1/30/17: Artwork Pickup

 

 

 

 

 

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9×12 Works on Paper Show call for entries

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The FWCAC announces an open call for entries: 2016 9 x 12 Works on Paper Show December 2-27, 2016.  Artworks on or of paper or paper products 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 is shown – no jury.  Entry fee is $5US/piece; 6 entries max.  Postmark deadline November 15, 2016.  All artwork for sale for $100US; artist gets 75%.  Unsold works with SASE will be mailed by Jan 31. Send entries, entry fee by check or M.O. or PayPal to 9 x 12, FWCAC, 1300 Gendy, Ft Worth, TX 76107. Prospectus: http://www.fwcac.com/images/9x12prospectus2016.pdf

  • November 15, 2016: Postmark Deadline
  • December 2, 2016: Reception, 6 – 9PM
  • December 2 – 28, 2016: Exhibition
  • January 31, 2017: Checks & unsold works mailed

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WoCA’s 4th Annual Juried Artists’ Book Exhibition deadline Oct. 19

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November 4-29, 2016
Submission Deadline: Wednesday, October 19th, 2016 at 11:59 p.m.
Notification of Acceptance: Friday, October 21thst, 2016
Artist Reception: Friday, November 4th, 2015 6-8:30 p.m.
Exhibition: Fort Worth Community Arts Center, 1300 Gendy St, Fort Worth, Texas 76107
In November 2016, WoCA Projects is partnering with the Fort Worth Community Arts Center to present its 4th Annual Juried Artists’ Books Exhibition exploring the diversity within the artist book medium, including both traditional book-binded forms as well as (but not limited to) those works that use books as a reference or metaphor to create other conceptual forms. One artist will receive a $500 Purchase Award and their selected work added to the University of North Texas Willis Library’s Rare Books Collection. Jurors: Morgan Gieringer, Head of Special Collections, University of North Texas Willis Library, (Denton, TX), Anne Keefe, PhD, Publications Coordinator, Meadows Museum (Dallas, TX), and author of upcoming book on artists’ books, Lauren Cross, Director/Curator, WoCA Projects (Fort Worth, TX).
Artists must make their submissions through the WoCA Projects website under the “Call for Art” tab. Login to Entrything.com or create an account and then apply to the “4th Annual Juried Artists’  Book Exhibition ” exhibition through the entrythingy.com platform.

$25 for up to 3 entries. $5 for each additional image. A maximum of 5 images total.
Submission will not be juried until entry fee is received.

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16th Annual Joyce Elaine Grant Exhibition entries due Oct. 31

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About the exhibition:

Established in 2001, and organized by the graduate photography students at Texas Woman’s University and the Photographic Artists’ Coalition (a student-run photography organization), the annual Joyce Elaine Grant Photography Exhibition provides a national venue for the exhibition of artistic expression as seen through the eye of the camera.

Photographers from throughout the United States are invited to submit entries for the exhibition and catalog. The exhibition will be on view to the public at the Texas Woman’s University East | West Galleries January 21 through February 12, 2017, with an exhibition catalog available via MagCloud.

The exhibition and endowment were established by alumna Christine Shank and a small group of graduate students and named in memory of the mother of Professor Susan kae Grant. Exhibition proceeds fund the Joyce Elaine Grant Photography Exhibition Endowment, which supports photography scholarships for future graduate students in the Department of Visual Arts. http://www.joyceelainegrant.com/

Texas Woman’s University is a comprehensive public university, primarily for women, offering baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degree programs and is the largest university for women in the United States. The University’s photography department has a legacy of excellence by empowering students to take risks, establish a broad vision of the field and develop a personal voice and working methodology.

JUROR / DR. JULIA DOLAN:

Dr. Julia Dolan is The Minor White Curator of Photography at the Portland Art Museum, where she oversees the research, documentation, and exhibition of the permanent collection of more than 8,000 photographs. She received her Ph.D. in Art History from Boston University in 2009, and has worked at institutions including the Philadelphia Museum of Art, the Addison Gallery of American Art, and the Fogg Art Museum at Harvard University. She has curated and co-curated more than twenty-five exhibitions at the Portland Art Museum including Contemporary Native Photographers and the Edward Curtis Legacy (2016), Force of Nature: Emmet Gowin in the American West (2015), and Richard Mosse: The Enclave (2014). Recent publications include Blue Sky: The Oregon Center for the Photographic Arts at 40 (2014) and The Question of Hope: Robert Adams in Western Oregon (2013).

AWARDS (SELECTED BY JUROR)

– Solo Exhibition at TWU East | West Galleries (2018)
– Coupralux: $200.00 Print Certificate
– Red River Paper: $200.00 Red River Paper Coupon
– Freestyle Photographic Supplies: $250.00 Gift Certificate

-Imaging Spectrum: $200.00 Certificate for Epson Professional Inkjet Paper

– Arlington Camera: $100.00 Gift Certificate

Eligibility:

This exhibition is open to anyone creating photographic images. All photographic and related processes are encouraged including digital, non-silver and photographic book arts. Pieces must not exceed 60” in any dimension.

ENTRIES:

Must be received by October 31, 2016. Judging will be done online, through SlideRoom.com. Submissions must be individual JPGs sized to 800 pixels on the longest side. Please go to twuvisualarts.slideroom.com [16th Annual JEG Photography Exhibition] for further application instructions and requirements. Artists may submit one to five images for $35.00 in the Basic Application and one to ten images may be entered for $60.00 in the Expanded Application. Images of accepted entries may be used for publicity purposes and for presentation of the exhibition on the TWU website. All fees are non-refundable and will be considered a donation to the Joyce Elaine Grant Photography Exhibition Endowment.

SHIPMENT:

Artists whose work(s) are accepted will be notified by December 5th, 2016, and are responsible for shipping expenses. Accepted works must be ready to hang and delivered to the gallery by January 2, 2017. Shipped artwork must include prepaid return shipping expenses and reusable packing /crating. No Styrofoam peanuts please. Do not ship glass. Plexiglas only. Insurance is the responsibility of the artist. Artwork will not be returned if prepaid return shipping is not included.

LIABILITY:

Insurance is the sole responsibility of each artist (Texas Woman’s University will not be held responsible for lost or damaged artwork). Work will be handled with utmost care.

CALENDAR:

Slideroom Entries Must be Received by: October 31, 2016 Artists Notification sent: December 5, 2016
Work Received by: January 2, 2017
Exhibition Dates: January 21 through February 12, 2017

Gallery Hours: M – F / 9 – 4 / Weekends by appointment

QUESTIONS:

Joy Ellis, Exhibition Co-Coordinator / jellis10@twu.edu
Megan DeSoto, Exhibition Co-Coordinator / mdesoto@twu.edu

SPONSORS:

Arlington Camera, Coupralux, Freestyle Photographic Supplies Imaging Spectrum, Photographic Artists’ Coalition, Red River Paper, Texas Woman’s University Department of Visual Arts

ENTRY: twuvisualarts.slideroom.com

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Paint Rowlett entries due Oct. 17

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It’s that time again. Call for entries for the 4th annual Paint & Photograph Rowlett Juried Art Show.

This show is open to anyone 18 and over. Previously only a plein air painting competition, this year photography was added to the art media, because of requests from photographers in the area. The two categories each have their separate awards, plus there are numerous purchase prizes, one from the Rowlett Chamber of Commerce and the Rowlett Mayor. Best of show is $400 cash prize.

The juror is Hebe Brooks, Master Artist, The National Oil & Acrylic Painters’s Society, Trained in Photography, and an active docent of the Museum of Fine Arts Houston.

If you would like to enter this fun art competition, download a prospectus and registration from www.artistsroundtx.org Prospectus also here: paintrowlett-flier

Schedule
ENTRY: Postmarked no later than Monday, Oct. 17, 2016. No entries will be accepted after this date.
REGISTER/Map w/Locations/Goodie Bag: Sat., Oct. 22, 2016, 10 -11am, Rowlett Annex Bldg,
3900 Main
ALL ARTWORK & PHOTOGRAPHY TO BE CREATED FROM OCT 22 – OCT 29
TAKE-IN: Sat., Oct. 29, 2016, 10-11am, Rowlett Annex Bldg, 3900 Main, must be framed and matted
when appropriate, and ready to hang with wire — no other hanging methods acceptable.
JUROR: Hebe Brooks, Master Artist, The National Oil & Acrylic Painters’s Society, Trained in Photography,
and an active docent of the Museum of Fine Arts Houston.
RECEPTION/AWARDS: Sat., Nov. 12, 2016, 2:00pm, Rowlett Annex Bldg, 3900 Main, Rowlett
TAKE-DOWN: Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016 10am-12 noon, Rowlett Annex Bldg, 3900 Main, Rowlett

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Inspiration in October: Relax as you enjoy creativity in a class at Sparks Studio Gallery

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Inspiration in October

Finally, Fall and cooler are here. A relaxing art class is a good way to enjoy creativity.
Take time for yourself or create a valuable handmade gift with an inspiring class.

QUICK VIEW OF October CLASSES

•  Monday night – every week – 6:30-8:30Monday Night Painting – all media
•  Tuesday, October 4 – 6:00pm9:00pmIntroduction to Soldering
•  Thurs evening-Oct 13,20, 27 (4 weeks -6:00-8:00 pm – Learn to Draw Realistic Objects & Figures
•  Saturday October 221:00 to 4::00pm – Encaustics – Mark-Making, Color and More!
•  Saturday October 2910:00 – 2:00 with a pause for lunch – Beautiful Iced Enamels Jewelry
•  Thursday evenings  – November 3 and 10 – from 6:00 – 8:00Watercolor Holiday Cards
•  Saturdays, November 5, Dec 31:004:00Run with Scissors – Play with Paint  TM
•  Saturday, Nov 129:00am4:00pm with a pause for lunch – Bezel Making and Stone Setting
•  ThursdayNovember 17  –  10:00 to 12:30Journey-N-Art Drawing and Painting

Visit  www.SparksStudioArt.com to view photos, class descriptions, and prices.

Please call Cindy at 817-266-3085 with questions and class sign-ups. The studio has an exciting line-up of talented teachers and NEW classes. We hope you will join us.
Off the ‘grid’… No phone, no Wi-Fi. Touring Africa for a month – with Sketchbook in hand. Wild animals and tribal peoples. I’ll  be home soon to share photos and sketchbook.

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Two Free Calls for Art from the OCCC: Dia de lost Muertos Altars & La Virgen de Guadalupe

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The Oak Cliff Cultural Center is now accepting submissions for the Dia de los Muertos Altar exhibit. Building a Day of the Dead altar is an important part of this popular Mexican tradition. Families build altars weeks prior to the feast day, Nov. 2nd, often having photos and offerings dedicated to departed spirits. Artists are invited to participate by creating their unique interpretation of a Dia de los Muertos altar. Non-profit organizations and schools are welcome to submit as well. Below are a few requirements.

Requirements

Altars can consist of both traditional and non-traditional mediums, such as projections, paintings, and other mediums. Altar entries must not exceed more than 4ft in width and depth from the wall.

Must include a brief description of what altar will consist of along with a thumbnail sketch of what you envision. Please mention in your description if your altar requires access to power, and if you should require a table.

Submissions are due by October 14, 2016. Selected participants will be notified on October 19, 2016. Submissions and questions can be emailed to Gerardo Robles at Gerardo.Robles@DallasCityHall.com.

 


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Dallas artist and exhibition curator, Jose Vargas, is seeking art entries for the 2016 art exhibition. The show will be presented at the Oak Cliff Cultural Center, a facility of the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs, from December 2, 2016 to January 13, 2017.

The central theme of the exhibition is the Virgin of Guadalupe, an important and celebrated figure in Latin American religion, art, and culture. Although the symbol of the Virgin of Guadalupe is tightly connected with the history of Mexico, people from many parts of the world have found themselves attracted to the fascinating story of the dark-skinned indigenous Madonna.

The artwork created for this exhibition must depict the image of the Virgin of Guadalupe, or must be primarily based on her image. The Curator will not review entries that are exact copies or replicas of the original image of the Virgin of Guadalupe. Instead, artists are encouraged to create unique works of art that feature original concepts and ideas, innovative techniques and great imagination. Due to the nature of the exhibition, art that is deemed offensive will not be considered.

EXHIBITION SCHEDULE:
Dates of show: Dec. 2, 2016 – Jan.13, 2017
Delivery of artwork: November 19, 2016 (4-7PM)
Reception with the artists: December 3, 2016 (6:00PM – 8:00PM)
Art pick up: January 14, 2017 (1-3 PM)

ART ELIGIBILITY
Art in all media will be considered. Artists may submit entries as prints on paper, or as digital images on a compact disc. Art should be ready for installation at the time. No artwork shall be removed from the exhibition before the closing date.

Submission of entries constitutes agreement to the conditions set forth in this document and in the Policy for Exhibitions of the Oak Cliff Cultural Center.

Deadline for submission of CDs/prints with entries:
MUST BE received by November 5, 2016 at 5:00 PM.

Click here for a downloadable application.

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Frida Kahlo – Without Boundaries entries due Oct. 20

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Call for Art

TVAA Downtown Gallery

Frida Kahlo – Without Boundaries

November  1 – 30, 2016

Reception Nov. 6, 2-4pm

Frida Kahlo continues to be a popular cult figure, more than sixty years after her death. Kahlo overcame much physical suffering as a young woman, and later  struggled personally and artistically to find her way as an artist in a male-dominated culture.

Research into her life reveals her strong interest in politics, art, and animals, her rejection of society’s values, and her magnetic bond to her husband, artist Diego Rivera.

Those wishing to explore this fascinating and surprising artist will find a wealth of information on the Internet. Images of her paintings are also available to those interested in seeing her extraordinarily personal and autobiographical creations.

For this show we are requesting art about, influenced by, or in the style of Frida Kahlo. All media welcomed. Artists are invited to submit up to three entries (jpgs at 72 dpi and no longer than 1800 pixels on longest side) to Curator Mary Ann Turner by October 20th at macavari@netscape.com. Prospectus is available on the TVAA website: www.tvaa.org.

CALENDAR:
Jpgs due to curator: October 20
Acceptance Notifications sent: October 22
Deliver work to Gallery: October 31 10 am – 1 pm
Hanging: October 31 1 pm – 4 pm
Gallery opens to public: November 1
Reception: November 6 2 pm – 4 pm
Pick up: November 30 10 am – 1 pm

Eligibility: This show is open to TVAA members and nonmembers.
Entry Fee: $5.00 per entry for members; $10 per entry nonmembers. Pay at time of delivery.

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