Category Archive: Competitions / Calls for Entries

2016 RCAS Regional Juried Art Exhibition deadline Feb. 19

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50th Annual 2016 RCAS Regional Juried Art Exhibition and Sale  

The entry deadline is February 29, 2016.  This exhibition will be on display from April 28 – May 30, 2016 at the Charles W Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Drive, Richardson, TX 75082. The Awards Reception will be held on Sunday, May 15, 2016 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm.  This inspiring and prestigious exhibition is open to all Texas Artists, age 18 and over. Artwork must be original, executed after April 1, 2014 without instructor supervision, must not be copies of art work or photographs by persons other than the artist and must not have been previously accepted in any RCAS Regional Shows.

Approximately $7,000.00 in cash and merchandise awards.

RCAS Members will be eligible for discounted entry fees.  A coupon code will be sent to you shortly.

The Juror is Michael Holter, NWS, SWS, SWA.  For details on his qualifications and depth of talent visit his website at  http://michaelholter.com.

Entries must be submitted online at https://www.callforentry.org.  Please read the full prospectus for detailed entry requirements.

CALENDAR:

January 9, 2016 Call for Artists Open

February 29, 2016 Entry Submission Deadline (No late entries)

March 25, 2016 Acceptance Notifications Emailed

April 15 – April 22, 2016 Shipped Entries Received at Craters&Freighters

April 26, 2016 – 6:00 to 8:30 pm Hand-delivered Entries Received at the Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Drive, Richardson, TX 75082

April 28, 2016 – May 30, 2016 Exhibition on Display

May 15, 2016 – 7:00 to 9:00 pm Awards Reception at Charles W. Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Drive, Richardson, TX 75082. Entrants, friends and family are invited. Enjoy live jazz and refreshments along with members of the art community and Richardson City Officials.

May 31, 2016 – 4:00 to 7:00 pm Pick up of Hand-delivered

Entries June 1, 2016 – June 30, 2016 Shipped Art Returned to Artists

For more about RCAS, see http://www.richardson-arts.org/

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New Mexico calls for artists

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New Mexico Arts and Crafts Fair 2016

Open to New Mexico Residents Only!

Albuquerque, New Mexico
DEADLINE: 2/3/2016

Jury Fee: $35.00
Event Dates: 6/24/2016 – 6/26/2016

New Mexico Arts & Crafts Fair is dedicated to exclusively showcasing artists residing in New Mexico.


 

New Mexico Watercolor Society
P.O. Box 11604
Albuquerque, NM 87192

(Southern Chapter)
New Mexico Watercolor Society – SC
PO Box 1571
Las Cruces, NM 88004-157

http://www.nmwatercolorsociety.org/

NMWS Spring Show Entry deadline: March 11 Notifications: March 25. Judge, juror, and workshop presenter: Donna Zagota. Demonstration May 2. See pages 4 and 7 for more information. Opening reception: May 7, 1 pm – 4 pm Show open: Thursdays through Sundays, May 8 through May 29, 10 am – 4 pm. Venue: Fine Arts Gallery, Expo New Mexico Entry fee: $15 for one, $30 for 2, $40 for 3. File manager: Woody Duncan, woodyduncan@comcast.net Click on this URL for a link to registration, hanging standards, the Prospectus, and instructions for the entry procedures (you will need to login to the website): http://www.nmwatercolorsociety.org/ event-2144952

 


 

Rio Grande Art Association http://rgaanm.org/

 Encantada 2016 Prospectus and Entry Form is now available Click here to download:

 2016 Encantada 

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2016 Bedford ArtsFest call for entries

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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 2, 2016 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.

Admission: Free to Attend
Dates: Saturday, April 2, 2016
Times: 10:00a.m. – 8:00p.m.
Where: Boys Ranch Park, 2801 Forest Ridge Drive Bedford, TX 76021
What: The 4th Annual Bedford ArtsFest, featuring Juried Art Selections, Local and Regional Craft Vendors, an Emerging Arts Display, Family Arts Activities, Live Music & Entertainment and Craft Beer & Wine sales.


Calls for Entries:

Artists who would like their material to be reviewed and approved by a jury of professional artists, for a chance to win cash prizes please register through CallforEntry.org. The deadline to apply for jury consideration is February 22, 2016. Artists approved by the jury will have the opportunity to exhibit and sell art indoors, in the designated jury selected area.

Artists and Craft vendors interested in exhibiting and selling at the Bedford ArtsFest are welcome to register to be featured in the outdoor Arts Marketplace by completing the application on the website. The deadline to apply for a booth is February 27, 2016. Booth spaces are limited – grab one now before they are all gone! http://www.bedfordtx.gov/artsfest/

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SWA 2016 International Juried Exhibition deadline Feb. 20

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New dates have been announced for the annual Society of Watercolor Artists 2016 International Juried Exhibition: 

Plans are well underway for the 2016 International Show at the Central Library in Fort Worth juried by Frank Eber. Please note the entry dates are earlier than first posted.


Awards total $4000 in cash/ merchandise Best of Show—$1000 2nd Place—$750 3rd Place—$500 4-Juror Awards $300 each 4-Honorable Mention $150 each

 

CALENDAR:

  • February 20 : Deadline midnight online (entries via CallforEntry.org
  • February 29: NOTIFICATION DATE
  • April 10: SHIPPED PAINTINGS DUE
  • April 16: Saturday: noon-2:00pm HAND DELIVERED WORK DUE
  • April 17: Sunday: SHOW OPENS
  • April 30: Saturday, 2-4pm RECEPTION and AWARDS
  • June 25: Saturday: noon-2pm PICKUP HAND DELIVERED WORK
  • June 28: SHIPPED WORKS RETURNED

Prospectus: http://www.swawatercolor.com/#!2016–international-juried-exhibit/bk0ac

Requirements:Enter paintings which you have completed in the past 3 years. Can paint with traditional watercolor, acrylics, water based inks, gouache, and watercolor pencils/crayons. Paint on paper or yupo. Can use up to 10% of inks, pastels, etc. No collage, no class work, no digital printing of any kind allowed. No copies of any other artists’ works nor published sources. No web images of any kind can be used in work.

You must be a member of CaFÉ to submit your entry — which is FREE in order to enter this exhibit.  Please contact us at swawatercolor@gmail.com if you need assistance.

Instructions for Entry: Here is the link to the international exhibition in 2016 https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=3040

If experiencing any trouble with the link, follow these instructions:  Go to Cafe at: https://www.callforentry.org/  Log into your account at CaFE  Then click on tab that says “Apply To Calls”  Then after going to that next page there will be a place on the right of the page which says, “Invitational Passcode”. Enter the numbers 2016 and Click on Enter  It will take you to a page where you will say “click HERE to apply…”  Click on that and it will take you to to the entry page

The is a change to the date the demo and workshop provided by Frank Eber — please notice the April SWA meeting will be Monday, 25 April (one week later than usual). The Frank Eber Workshop is scheduled for 26-29 April.

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Call for Artists: FUTURE IDENTITIES | UK IT’S LIQUID INTERNATIONAL VIDEO ART FESTIVAL

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Call for Artists: FUTURE IDENTITIES | UK
IT’S LIQUID INTERNATIONAL VIDEO ART FESTIVAL
Deadline: February 21, 2016

It’s LIQUID Group, in collaboration with International ArtExpo, is selecting all interesting experimental video and short film works to include in the next 2016 exhibition:

FUTURE IDENTITIES, It’s LIQUID International Video Art Festival, curated by Arch. Luca Curci (director of It’s LIQUID and International ArtExpo), will be held in the Royal Historic Dockyard, one of the most prestigious places of Kent’s University, which is located within the award-winning Historic Dockyard Chatham, a maritime museum in Kent (UK).
It’s LIQUID International Videoart Festival will be presented on March 17, 2016, from 04:00 to 07:00 PM, as part of the events “Wetlands”, curated by Nadia Perrotta.

Selection is open to artists, architects and designers, photographers, filmmakers, video makers, associate groups and studios are invited to submit their works of video art and short film. To take part in the selection, send your works’ submission with a CV/biography, some still images, links of videos/films via e-mail to lucacurci@lucacurci.com

Deadline for applications is February 21, 2016  (11.59 PM of your local time).

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FWCAC Biennial submissions due March 1 – 3

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2016 FWCAC Biennial

The North Texas community is invited to submit art to the 2016 FWCAC Biennial. The Biennial is an open exhibit and accepts all submitted artwork*. All artwork delivered to the FWCAC over a 3-day period is displayed on a first-come, first-served basis. Art is hung salon-style.
All members of the North Texas community are eligible to enter regardless of age or experience. One original work per artist. Artwork must not exceed 36” in any direction, including framing, but excluding pedestal for 3Dwork. All media in 2D & 3D accepted. 2D work must be suitably framed and have all hardware ready for hanging. 3D artists should bring their own pedestals. Video may be displayed if artist supplies all equipment including power cords. Total size of equipment excluding stand must not exceed 36”. $10 per person. $5 for TAC members. Artwork may be for sale. Artists receive 75% of sale of their artwork.
*The Fort Worth Community Arts Center is committed to free speech and freedom of artistic expression. The FWCAC reserves the right to decline works that may be patently offensive and that, taken as a whole, appeal to a prurient interest in sex and lack serious artistic value (SLAPS) and may thus be deemed to be “obscene” by a court of law.

Prospectus

Calendar:

●Art Drop-off: March 1-3, 2016; 9 AM- 9PM
●Reception: March 19, 2016; 6PM- 9PM (Spring Gallery Night)
●Art Pick-up: March 30-31, 2016; 9AM- 7PM

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2016 Rio Brazos Art Exhibition call for entries

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The 19th Annual Juried Rio Brazos Art Exhibition opens at 3 p.m. on April 17th, 2016 at the Dora Lee Langdon Cultural & Educational Center Concert Hall in Granbury, Texas. The exhibition is sponsored by Tarleton State University, the Granbury Arts Alliance, the City of Granbury and supported by numerous local and regional businesses. The coordinators of this event plan to create an atmosphere that will inspire, educate and entertain as well as attract quality art and discriminating buyers.

The Dora Lee Langdon Cultural and Educational Center is nestled one block off Granbury’s historic square in the Brazos River Valley and serves as a focal point for the fine arts in the Lake Granbury area. The Langdon Center serves as the cultural and educational hub of the downtown area in cooperation with the City of Granbury and Tarleton State University

Accepted artwork will be selected at the discretion of the juror. Works are grouped according to the type of media received. Over $5,000 in cash and merchandise awards are anticipated.

Prospectus: http://www.tarleton.edu/langdoncenter/documents/RioBrazos-Prospectus2016.pdf

All media will be considered. This could include, but not be limited to, water media, oil, acrylic, pastel, mixed-media, photography, printmaking, graphics, collage, 3-dimensional, fabric, etc. • Open to all artists 18 years of age and older. • Entries must be original, unpublished and executed within the last two years. Slides or digital images on CD properly labeled. One image per work, three images of sculpture.

Any questions please contact: RBAE Director 817-279-1164 langdoncenter@gmail.com www.tarleton.edu/langdoncenter

Calendar:

  • March 7 Deadline to receive slides or digital images.
  • March 16 Notifications of acceptance to be mailed.
  • April 9 Accepted artwork to be hand-delivered must be
    received from noon-3 p.m. at the Historic A.P.
    Gordon House, 308 E. Pearl St., Granbury, TX 76048
  • April 17 Juror Gallery Talk regarding RBAE artwork from
    3 p.m. to 4 p.m.
    Opening of show and presentation of awards at
    Langdon Center Concert Hall 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • May 1 Show closes. Hand-delivered works to be retrieved
    between 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. only.

SHOW HOURS: Monday–Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Sundays, Noon to 4 p.m.

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25th Anniversary OPA National Juried Exhibition deadline Jan. 29 (held in Dallas)

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Oil Painters of America will hold its Twenty-fifth Anniversary National Exhibition of Representational Oil Paintings, May 13 through June 15, 2016 at Southwest Gallery in Dallas, Texas.

Approximately 30 awards will be given with a total value estimated in excess of $100,000, including a $30,000 Best of Show.  Convention events include a plein air competition with awards, demonstrations, interviews and exhibitors.  Juror of Awards is renowned Master Signature Artist Kevin Macpherson OPAM.

Submissions will be accepted starting Monday, November 9, 2015.  Deadline for online submissions is Friday, January 29, 2016.

To enter, artists must reside in the U.S., Canada or Mexico and be a paid 2016 member of OPA at an annual fee of $70.  OPA is currently accepting new member applications.  To become a member, please visit:  http://www.oilpaintersofamerica.com/memberservices/membership.cfm

National Exhibition entry fee:  $30 for the first entry, $15 for the second.  No Maximum Size Limit.  For a prospectus, visit the website at http://www.oilpaintersofamerica.com/events/exhibitions/2016/national/2016-OPA-National-Prospectus.pdf

For more information about OPA, our exhibitions, sponsorship or becoming a donor, please email Liz Pusch at Lpusch@oilpaintersofamerica.com, call (815) 356-5987 or visit www.oilpaintersofamerica.com.

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Raw Talent: 500X College Expo submissions extended to Jan. 28

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CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
 
Raw Talent: 500X College Expo
Saturday, February 6th 7-10pm
Juror: Ariel Saldivar
Submissions Deadline: Jan. 24, 2016 extended to Jan. 28

 

About Raw Talent: 500X College Expo

500X Gallery, Texas’ oldest artist-run space, continues our annual juried show for college students!

Like the annual Expo juried show, Raw Talent: 500X College Expo aims to bring together artists from around the state. The exhibition offers college students an opportunity to enter into a dialogue with their Texas-based counterparts and to see work by their colleagues at other institutions. The exhibition will offer visitors an overview of the variety of perspectives that exist throughout colleges and universities in Texas.
The Rules
 

*   To submit work, please visit http://500x.slideroom.com

*   The exhibition is open to all artists enrolled in college-level courses in Texas.
*   The entry fee is $30 for up to 3 images (includes details of work).
*   All visual media are eligible, including drawing, painting, photography, sculpture, installation     and video (artist must supply all required electronic equipment).
*   Artists will be notified via email Tuesday, Feb. 7th, if the work has been accepted into the         exhibition. If you do not receive an email, your work has not been accepted.
*   All work must be picked up by March 8th . $50 storage charge for work left after this date.

 

 
The Exhibition
 
*   Work must be exhibition ready (with securely attached D-rings, cleats, etc). Works without         hanging hardware- even if accepted by the juror- will NOT be accepted for the exhibition,           and there will be no refund of the entry fee.
*   Complex installations will be considered only if the artist is available to install.
*   During drop-off, accepted entrants must show a current student ID.
*   Securely label each work with your name, title of work, media, dimensions, date of                     execution, and price. You will be asked to fill out a form with this information for our records       again on site.
*   The gallery retains a 40% commission on all artwork sold during the exhibition.
 
Calendar
  • January 24th, 2016: Submission of work due online at http://500x.slideroom.com
  • January 31st, 2016: Accepted artists notified
  • February 6th and 7th , 20162-5pm: Artists drop-off work
  • February 13, 2016: Opening Reception
  • March 6th, 2016: Exhibition Ends
  • March 6 from 5-7 or March 7 from 6-8: Artists Pick-Up Work
 
About the Juror
 
Ariel Saldivar is the Founder and Executive Director of ArtPrize Dallas, a radically open, independently organized international art competition coming to Dallas in 2017. Formally, Associate Director of The Goss-Michael Foundation, a non-profit dedicated to strengthening Dallas’ thriving arts community through programming that supports public engagement with emerging and mid-career British artists. Under her leadership, a successful Artist-In-Residence program was established to bridge international and local artists. She created an art auction model that helped raise over 6 million dollars for the MTV Redefine Staying Alive Foundation. She has curated and advised high-profile contemporary art collections and lectured internationally on art and design. Ariel is an award-winning designer; entrepreneur and former indie rock musician who toured around the world and currently is establishing development strategies to support innovative art education initiatives in Dallas. She currently serves on the Boards of Oak Cliff Foundation, Resources for Creative Exchange, Dallas Museum of Art AOA Advisory Committee, and is an at large commissioner for the Office of Cultural Affairs for the City of Dallas.
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500X Gallery | 500 Expositon Ave. | Dallas | TX | 75226 500X.org

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Art Show “Stardust” call for artists

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.ART SHOW!
“STARDUST”

With the recent passing of some truly amazing stars we will be having tan art show to showcase work representing or honoring the lives and legacy of those stars that are no longer with us. So pick your favorite(s) and create some amazing art.

We are now accepting submissions for “StarDust”. $25 for the first piece, $10 per piece after that (3 piece max) maximum size 30”x40”. All work should be wired and ready to hang. Artists will keep all proceeds from the sale of their art. Submissions due February 16th 7:00 p.m. at Artists Composition Gallery, 13331 Preston Road, Suite 2070, Dallas TX 75240. (please note this is a family friendly show) The show will be up for the Midtown Art Walk February 20th with a closing reception March 5th, 7:00-9:00 p.m.

The visitors to the gallery will vote on their favorite piece and the winner will be our featured artist for the Midtown Art Walk on March 19th. For more info or questions, or to let us know if you will be participating message us on Facebook at Artists Composition (https://www.facebook.com/ArtistsComposition) or via email at  infoginabensonart@gmail.com

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2016 Red River Valley Museum Exhibition entries due Jan. 31

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RED RIVER VALLEY INTERNATIONAL

JURIED ART EXHIBITION AND COMPETITION

June 3, 2016-July 29,2016

Red River Valley Museum

Vernon, Texas https://www.facebook.com/Red-River-Valley-Museum-111697192202259

Calendar:

  • January 31st  Entries due
  • March 1 Notices of Acceptance mailed
  • April 15 (Firm) Accepted entries due at RRVM
  • June 3 Patrons Preview, Gala opening, Awards Presentation
  • July 29 Conclusion of Art Show
  • August 2 Art Show entries picked. up

Entry information: RedRiverValleyMuseum2016prospectus

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The Collin County Student Art Show – Call to Artists

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The Collin County Student Art Show is open to High School students living and/or going to school in Collin County, Texas. The entry fee is $10 for submission of up to 2 pieces of art in 5 different categories. There will be cash prizes and awards as well as the art being displayed to the public.

The Art Show is sponsored by the Art Club of McKinney and funded in part with a grant from the City of McKinney through the McKinney Arts Commission.

Link to the prospectus and entry forms is:http://theartclubmckinney.com/StudentProspectusFinal.pdf

Art submission is March 16, 2016 from 4:00 pm – 8:00 pm at the First United Methodist Church Auditorium, downstairs East side @ 306 N. Church St., McKinney, TX 75069. The show will run from March 18th – 20th, 2016.

If you have any questions or need help, please email collincountystudentartshow@gmail.com or collincountystudentartshow@theartclubmckinney.com or call Cindy Brown at 214-457-0903.

Calendar:

  • Deliver Your Art March 16, 2016 Wednesday, 4pm – 8pm
  • Show Open to the Public March 18-20, 2016
    (Friday 18th, noon – 9pm Saturday 19th, 10am – 6pm Sunday 20th, 11am – 2pm)
  • Reception and Awards March 18, 2016 Friday, 7pm – 9pm
  • Pick Up Your Art March 20, 2016 Sunday, 2pm – 5pm

 

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CALL FOR ARTISTS: LIQUID ROOMS – THE LABYRINTH

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CALL FOR ARTISTS: LIQUID ROOMS – THE LABYRINTH
Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi, Venice
VENICE ART HOUSE Gallery, Venice
February 04 – March 06, 2016
Deadline: January 24, 2016

It’s LIQUID Group, in collaboration with International ArtExpo, Ca’ Zanardi and VENICE ART HOUSE, is selecting all interesting video art, photography, painting, installation/sculpture and performance art works to include in the next 2016 exhibition:

LIQUID ROOMS – THE LABYRINTH, a unique exhibition path hosted in Venice in two different venues: Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi and VENICE ART HOUSE Gallery, from February 04 to March 06, 2016. The event will be a mix between contemporary art show and art residency. LIQUID ROOMS – THE LABYRINTH is part of “Behind the Mask“, official event of Venice Carnival 2016 (February 04-21, 2016). During last Venice Carnival the city of Venice hosted more than 1.000.000 visitors, 300 artists involved, more than 300 accredited journalists from all over the world. LIQUID ROOMS is an innovative exhibition format divided in 2 sections: the first one consists in art shows hosted from February 04 to March 06, 2016 in Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi’s private rooms/apartments, that artists can use at the same time as exhibition space and art residency (accommodation included); the second one is the collective show THE LABYRINTH, hosted from February 04 to March 06, 2016 in the common area of Palazzo Ca’ Zanardi, and in VENICE ART HOUSE Gallery new space.

To take part in the selection, send your works’ submissions with a CV/biography, some still images (for video-art), links of videos/performances/dances and pictures of artworks via e-mail to lucacurci@lucacurci.com Deadline for applications is January 24, 2016.

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TVAA’s Fire & Ice call for art

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Call for Art

TVAA Downtown Gallery, Plaza of the Americas Suite G207 Box 347 700 N Pearl Street Dallas, Texas 75201

Fire & Ice

February 1 – 29, 2016

Imagine the ways your creativity can take you to other worlds, to different realities, and to the literal as well. Hot and cold, love and hate, war and peace, conflict and resolution, fire and ice. Work may be in any medium and style.

Artists may submit up to three jpg images at 300dpi and no longer than 1800 pixels on longest side. Prospectus is available on the TVAA website at www.tvaa.org or from Jenny.

Deadline for submission is January 20, 2016. Send entries to Curator Jenny Keller at: jennykeller1@sbcglobal.net

Curator:  Jenny Keller

Phone:      214-727-8148

Email:       jennykeller1@sbcglobal.net

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THE WORLD – PERSONAL TALES Free Contest deadline Jan. 10

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THE WORLD – PERSONAL TALES | Third Edition
IT’S LIQUID INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY, VIDEO ART, PERFORMANCE AWARD.
Free Submission. Deadline: January 10th, 2016

It’s LIQUID Group is proud to present THE WORLD – PERSONAL TALES: International Photography, Video Art and Performance Award 2016.

The submission and participation it’s FREE.

PRIZES

1 JURY AWARD
It’s LIQUID Team will select the winning work that will be showcased during the next three International ArtExpo’s exhibition in Buenos Aires (Argentina), London (Uk) and Venice (Italy) in 2016. Best artist will be featured on It’s LIQUID website.

5 PUBLIC VOTE AWARD
–  1 Photography Award: best photograph will be presented during the next International ArtExpo’s exhibition in Laura Haber Gallery – Buenos Aires (Argentina) in 2016. An interview about the winner will be published on It’s LIQUID website.
–  1 Video Art Award: Best Video Art work will be displayed during the next International ArtExpo’s exhibition in London (Uk) in 2016. Best artist will be presented on It’s LIQUID website.
–  3 Performance Awards: the three most voted works will be showcased during the next It’s LIQUID Art and Architecture international festival “BORDERS”, Venice May-November 2016, during the “Venice Architecture Academy”. Each winner will be featured on It’s LIQUID website.

All artists, photographers, videomakers and performers are invited to participate FOR FREE!

THEME
“THE WORLD – PERSONAL TALES” explores the stories which lay beneath artworks. We ask artists to share any kind of personal stories and experiences. From hidden places to everyday life. From an abstract vision to the language of body. The contest invites artists to tell about their personal experiences, connecting their lifes with audience.

CATEGORIES
– PHOTOGRAPHY: to take part in the award send a maximum of 10 photos (1 HD image of each work), along with work’s title, photographer’s name/surname, e-mail address and website (if you have one) to: info@itsliquid.com
– VIDEO ART and PERFORMANCE: to take part in the award send a maximum of 3 video and 1 HD image of each video, along with work’s title, artist’s name/surname, e-mail address and website (if you have one) to: info@itsliquid.com
We suggest artists to upload their videos on Vimeo/Youtube or other platforms for video sharing and send us the link with 1 HD image of each video.

Submission deadline: January 10, 2016

PUBLIC VOTE RULES
It’s LIQUID will SELECT all works received (following the criteria of quality of the work) and will publish the selected ones on its official Facebook page on January 18, 2016 in order to be voted!

As soon as the photos and videos are uploaded on It’s LIQUID Group Facebook page, follow these steps to win the Contest:
1. like It’s LIQUID Group Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/itsliquidgroup/?fref=ts
2. share the contest link on your profile
3. invite your friends to like It’s LIQUID Group Facebook page and to like your works

Artworks with the greater number of “like” will be the winners. Winning artworks need to reach a minimum of 100 likes.

Public vote will close on January 31, 2016.
Winners will be announced on February 08, 2016.

Good luck and make sure you and your fans complete all the steps. We will check if the winners and their fans followed all the steps. The organization has the right to moderate and confirm the final public vote score.

For more information write to info@itsliquid.com

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Texas Big 10 for Art Competition and Writing Competition Accepting Submissions

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Submissions Open: Monday, October 26, 2015 – Monday, February 29, 2016 (deadline extended)

Winners Announced: Thursday, March 31, 2016

Texas BIG 10 for Art week: Saturday, July 16 through Sunday, July 24, 2016

Opening Reception for Winning Submissions: Thursday, July 21, 2016

Exhibition will run from Wednesday, July 20, 2016 through Sunday, September 4, 2016

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KCAM – Katy Contemporary Arts Museum is rapidly receiving entries for the inaugural year of a new kind of art competition and writing competition. Texas Big 10 for Art gives creators of all visual art mediums along with arts based writers an opportunity to showcase their artistic craftsmanship through this contest. The Texas Big 10 for Art Competition features unique submission guidelines, substantial prizes, a week of events, and more for artists and writers based in the Lone Star State. Due to the overwhelming response, the submission deadline for both art and writing has now been extended until Monday, February 29, 2016 at midnight.

Juried by a distinguished panel of judges including Patricia Covo Johnson, Ken General, and Andrés Bardon, the Texas Big 10 for Art Competition breaks the mold of usual categories and regulations of art competitions. The brainchild of Villaronga-Roman, this competition allows submissions from all mediums submitted into categories based on years of artistic experience. Texas Big 10 for Art Competition categories based on years of artistic experience include: High school junior / senior, 0 – 5 years, 6 – 12 years, 13 – 20 years, and over 20 years. 10 winners will be selected from each category with each winner receiving $500 along with artwork in the winner’s exhibition July 2016 at the KCAM.

Juried by a distinguished panel of judges including Patricia Covo Johnson, Ken General, and Andrés Bardon, the Texas Big 10 for Art Competition breaks the mold of usual categories and regulations of art competitions. The brainchild of Villaronga-Roman, this competition allows submissions from all mediums submitted into categories based on years of artistic experience. Texas Big 10 for Art Competition categories based on years of artistic experience include: High school junior / senior, 0 – 5 years, 6 – 12 years, 13 – 20 years, and over 20 years. 10 winners will be selected from each category with each winner receiving $500 along with artwork in the winner’s exhibition July 2016 at the KCAM. Texas Big 10 for Art is also hosting a writing competition, accepting Creative Inspirations from Texas based writers. Entries may be on any subject related to Texas Art, Texas Artists, Texas Art Scene, or Texas Art Culture. There is a $10 entry fee per written work. Writers may submit up to 6 works. Through Creative Inspirations, writers will share poignant ideas or perspectives will be featured on the Big 10 website. Excerpts from submissions may also be featured on Big 10 social media accounts, including Facebook and Twitter. The competition is honored to have the jury panel of Susan Chadwick, Donna Tennant, and Kevin West who are all well known writers in the art world.

The competition started accepting submissions through their website starting on October 26th, 2015 and entries will be taken through midnight February 29, 2016. The competition will be judged by curators and all work will be presented to the jurors as anonymous entries. Artist must live in Texas in order to submit to the Texas Big 10 for Art. Late entry fee after December 15, 2015 is $55 for first 2 entries, each additional entry is $25. Artist must submit at least 2 works. Each additional entry is $15. Artist may submit up to 6 works total. Winners will be announced on the Texas Big 10 for Art website on Thursday, March 31, 2016

More information about the Texas Big 10 for Art and Texas Big 10 for Art Creative Inspirations can be found at the official website: www.big10forart.com 

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Watercolor Art Society – Houston call for entries

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The Watercolor Art Society-Houston (WASH) 39th Annual International Watercolor Exhibition.

Prospectus: https://watercolorhouston.org/Resources/Prospectus/2016%20Prospectus%20Final.pdf

Online Call for Entry Submission at CallforEntry.org – Click HERE

Submission Deadline: January 15, 2016

Exhibition & Workshop: March 7, 2016 – March 31, 2016

Awards: $8,000

Contact WAS-H for details at washoustonitl@gmail.com

For assistance with your entry:

CaFE Help page HERE
How to Apply HERE
Media Preparation Tips HERE
Technical support team contact HERE

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2016 Texas National deadline Jan. 23

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Stephen F. Austin University: Texas National Competition & Exhibition
Nacogdoches, TX

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Entry Deadline: 1/23/16

Exhibition Dates: April 9  – June 11, 2016.

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

Eligibility: TEXAS NATIONAL 2016 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. No previously submitted works will be accepted. All works must be available through the entire run of the show.

 

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Cowboy True deadline Jan. 22

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Cowboy True Art Exhibit & Auction 2016

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Entry Deadline: 1/22/16

The Mission of Cowboy True is to educate the region about the honor, art, and beauty of the cowboy’s daily life.

Cowboy True is a celebration to honor working cowboys and the artwork that comes from their daily lives. During the weekend of  April 1-2, 2016, juried cowboy artists from around the nation will be featured at the J.S. Bridwell Ag Center to display their unique works derived from cowboy life. Categories include: bits, spurs, buckles, jewelry, gun/knife engraving, saddles, boots, trappings/gear, photography, paintings, drawings, sculptures, carving, cowboy cartoons, and pottery. Events for Cowboy True include Friday night artists reception and opening, Saturday daytime activities (and exhibit open to the public) and Saturday night dinner, live auction, and entertainment. All proceeds go to The Forum to assist with programming and mission fulfillment.

Artist Eligibility: 
1)      Juried exhibit:  Please submit a photograph of yourself, the application, and photographs of your cowboy art or gear to be considered for inclusion in the juried exhibit.  Send high-resolution photographs to cowboytrue@theforumwf.org by Friday, January 22, 2016.  Artists who are selected for the exhibit will have a 10 x 10 space to display and sell their pieces.  Upon selection for the exhibit, the artist will be invoiced $105.00 for the display space (jurying fees are non-refundable); included with each space are two tickets to all events, the judging fee for two pieces of art, and inclusion in the event catalogue.  Two pieces of art within the exhibit space may be designated to be entered into the judged art show.  Judging will be done by actual working cowboys.  The fee for the space must be paid by March 6, 2016.  Additional pieces may be submitted for judging at a fee of $30 each; however these pieces must be submitted in a different art category.  Three different artists must be registered in each category for it to be judged.  Cowboy True committee members may not enter pieces to be judged.

2)      Art Auction:  This is a juried auction.  Artists are invited to submit one piece of art to be considered for auction at the Saturday evening event.  On Friday afternoon the guest curators will select approximately 20 from among the submissions which will then be presented at auction.  Artist receives 75% of the auction price of the piece; 25% goes to fund the Cowboy True Exhibit and Art Show.  The Cowboy True curators will set the final reserve price after consultation with the artist.

 

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FWPA Call for Entry Deadline Jan. 7 – Tarrant County Artists Only

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Fort Worth Public Art is issuing a call for artwork from Tarrant County artists. Chosen artwork will be used to wrap fourteen traffic signal control cabinets on East Lancaster Avenue.

Each applicant can submit up to eight images, which if selected, will be printed on vinyl and adhered to a traffic signal control cabinet for up to 5 years. Artists will be paid a $500 licensing fee for each image selected. Artists may have more than one of their images selected for use. The call is limited to artists 18 years or older who reside in Tarrant County.

If you are eligible, we encourage you to participate. The application is free. The deadline is January 7, 2016.

Submissions can be made through CAFÉ (callforentry.org) and you can read more about the requirements and history of the East Lancaster Public Art Plan on the FWPA websitehttp://www.fwpublicart.org/nu_site/page.php/id/trafficcontrolbox

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Dallas Love Field Airport – Phase II Public Art deadline Jan. 7

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Dallas Love Field Airport – Phase II

The Public Art Program of the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs requests the submission of qualifications from artists and/or artist teams to work with the Love Field Modernization Program team and the Public Art staff to participate in the design, fabrication and installation of public art at Dallas Love Field.

New public art will be the commissioned at Dallas Love Field to be completed by September 2017 – the 100th Anniversary of the Airport.

Locations for new public art commissions include:

  •  Spirit of Flight Park: 10,000 SF open space at the entrance to the parking garages A  and  B created by the relocation of the Spirit of Flight sculpture/fountain.
  •  Ticketing Hall Entrance: 2 story wall space with high visibility from pedestrians.
  •  Pedestrian Walkway: walkway from the new parking garage C to the  Ticketing Hall.
  •  Pedestrian Bypass Corridor: pedestrian corridor to bypass the Ticketing Hall directly to  concourse.
  •  Atruim at Building A:  public entrance atrium at Administration Builiding

The public art budget for new commissions will be $1.6 million dollars. Each location will be assigned a budget commensurate with the scope and size of the location.

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Entry Deadline: 1/7/16

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2016 Texas & Neighbors Regional Art Exhibition – deadline Feb. 1 + $8,000+ in awards

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The annual TxN exhibit is back for its 31st 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 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). Approximately $8.000 in prizes! Artists may even earn signature status by exhibiting in five shows.

See the official Texas & Neighbors website at texasandneighbors.com for the prospectus and online entry form.

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Calendar:

  • Entry Deadline                             Monday, February 1, 2016
  • Notification of Acceptance             February 15, 2016
  • Shipped paintings arrive                March 7 -11,2016
  • Hand Deliveries & Judging            Saturday, March 12,2016 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
  • Juror Talk & Reception                  Saturday, March 12,20167:00 – 9:00 pm
  • On Exhibit                                     APRIL 16 – MAY 14, 2016
  • Reception & Awards Ceremony    Sunday, April 17, 2016 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
  • Strike                                             Sunday, May 15, 2016 1:00 -5:00 pm

ARTWORK REQUIREMENTS 

Supports: canvas, panel, paper, or yupo. Two-dimensional works must classify in one of FIVE CATEGORIES: oils,acrylics, water media, mixed media, drawing. Submitted works of art must be two-dimensional originals completed within the last two years without instructor supervision. Work must not be a copy of other artist’s work (including reference photographs).

Artwork more than the 50 inch MAXIMUM SIZE (including frame) in either dimension or less than the 12 inch MINIMUM SIZE in either dimension (excluding frame.)

 


soonwarrenjurorMEET THE JUROR: SOON Y. WARREN

She is a full time artist, teacher, and workshop instructor nationally and internationally. Creative process is her passion and the hands-on painting is the life she enjoys. She had numerous exhibitions and earned numerous awards, including Silver Medal Purchase Award in NWS in 2008, Masters Awards in 2014, and many magazine awards. Her artistic vision and process of creating work were published inWatercolor Artists, American Watercolor Magazine, and many more.

She is a major winner in past Texas & Neighbors Shows, including Best of Show, and has earned signature status.  Soon Y. is a signature member of many art organizations including the National Watercolor Society (NWS), the American Watercolor Society (AWS), and the Transparent Watercolor Society of America (TWSA).

She is an author of “Vibrant Flowers in Watercolor” with F&W Publication, (North Light Book) and “Painting Vibrant Watercolor: Discover the Magic of Light, Color and Contrast.”. Also, she participated in the book, “Watercolor Secret,” with one chapter, “Create Drama with Bold Composition. In 2013, she created three DVDs: Top Vibrant Watercolor Techniques; Vibrant Watercolor Techniques Painting Glass; Vibrant Watercolor Techniques Painting Water. Her paintings were included in Splash – Best of Watercolor- 8, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15 (cover), 16 and 17.

She is represented by Your Private Collection Art Gallery Granbury Texas and Southwest Gallery in Dallas Texas. For more about Soon, see her website www.soonwarren.com.

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Early Registration Discount for PAINT HISTORIC TERRELL – April 13th – 23rd, 2016

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During Early Registration, Dec 8th – 28th everyone pays Members cost!!!! contactnetfaa@gmail.com www.netfaa.org

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CADD Announces CADD FUNd Winner 2015

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Contemporary Art Dealers of Dallas
 Announce Winner for the 2015
CADD FUNd Competition

The 2015 CADD FUNd was awarded on October 18 to Rachel Rushing for her soon to be realized project- Sunset Art Studios: An Oak Cliff artist run studio and exhibition space.
Named for the former Sunset Streetcar Line, Sunset Art Studios will be a culturally invested art space. A group of local artists will develop their work while providing the surrounding community opportunities to directly engage in the process of art.

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SUNSET ART STUDIOS – An Oak Cliff artist-run studio and exhibition space

The winnings of CADD FUNd ($4000) will provide some of the general operating expenses, including rent and utilities for one year, and supplies for community-activating projects that will bring members of the surrounding neighborhoods together to participate in our individual practices.

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OPEN STUDIOS will be an accessible way for artists to share their work in an energetic format while giving the public access to the sometimes mysterious process of art-making. This setting will create an atmosphere of openness and cultural exchange that will welcome the public to directly engage with art.

STUDIO COLLABORATIONS will combine artists and invited guests to work together on projects – taking part in their studio practices. The focus of these interactions will be sharing ideas, backgrounds, and processes. Collaborations will result in the production of a monthly zine to share documentation of artist-community interactions.

ART HAUNT will be an immersive art experience to take place the month of October 2016. Art Haunt will be created by bringing historical artworks known for their surreal and unsettling qualities into three-dimensional form within the Studios. The 2016 Art Haunt will delve into all things subconscious and whimsical through the recreation of iconic works by Salvador Dalí.

Each of these projects highlights the goal of Sunset Studios, to create meaningful interactions between the public and passionate, approachable artists.

About the Winner

rachaelrushingCommunity-based experiences like the idea for Sunset Art Studios inform Rachel Rushing’s personal work – focusing on interconnectivity, photographic materiality, and non-traditional photographic installations. Working in video projection, photographic installation, and sculptural books, she is continually aware of the experience of looking as a connective thread between herself and the viewer. Her specific interest in installation work directly connects with the goals for Sunset Art Studios – to work with local artists to create open and encouraging public-art experiences.The impetus for Sunset Art Studios stems from her five years of experience with Oil and Cotton, an Oak Cliff art supply store, community art school, and hive for creative minds. Through Oil and Cotton she works with the Perot Museum of Nature and Science, creating monthly activities that integrate arts and sciences, and with the Latino Cultural Center, teaching photography and optics to local high school students.

Rachel Rushing was born in Natchitoches, Louisiana and attended Louisiana Tech University where she received a BFA in Photography, before moving to Dallas, TX where she received an MFA in Studio Art from the University of North Texas. She is currently an Instructor of Introductory and Intermediate Photography at Mountain View College. She is also the Arts Coordinator for Oak Cliff Earth Day, a member of alt8, a photography collective, and co-host and producer of the Art Funk podcast. She previously taught Advanced Photography at the University of North Texas.
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Thank you to our CADD FUNd 2015 sponsors:

3015 at Trinity Groves, Amberjax, Arts+Culture Texas, BRIDGE BISTRO, Empire Baking Company, Judy Vetter, KESSLER, COLLINS PC, Luck, PATRON MAGAZINE, Pogo’s Wine & Spirits, Resto Gastro Bistro, SUGAR SKULL, and VINYARD FRAME.


For more information about CADD and this event visit www.caddallas.net


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Call for Entries – 22nd annual El Corazon exhibition – Bath House Cultural Center

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Exhibition Dates:
February 6-March 5, 2016

Submissions Deadline:
Entries must be received by Tuesday, January 5, 2016
(5 PM)

The Bath House Cultural Center and exhibition curator, Jose Vargas, invite visual artists to submit entries for the 22nd Annual El Corazón art exhibition.

Since1993, Mr. Vargas has organized the El Corazón art exhibition in Dallas. This popular exhibition, which has become a beloved annual tradition at the Bath House, gives artists an opportunity to create various artistic interpretations of the human heart. This passionate and eclectic exhibition features a variety of ideas, styles, and concepts inspired by the heart (El Corazón), an important and universal symbol in art.

2016elcorazonArt in all media will be accepted. All concepts and subject matter will be accepted, but the image of the heart must be a prominent element of the artwork. Only work completed in the last three years will be eligible. FREE to enter.

To download an exhibition prospectus, please visit the Bath House Cultural Center’s media page at www.bathhousemedia.com For more information about the Bath House Cultural Center, visit www.bathhousecultural.com

.Thank you. We look forward to receiving your entries.

Visit our website for more information

EXHIBITION SCHEDULE

  • Deadline for submission: Entries must be received by Tuesday, January 5, 2016 (5 PM)
  • List of selected artists posted online: Saturday, January 9, 2016 (after 6 PM)
  • Delivery of accepted artwork: Sunday, January 31, 2016 (1-3 PM)
  • Exhibition Dates: February 6-March 5, 2016
  • Reception with the artists: Saturday, February 6, 2016 – (7-9 PM)
  • Artwork pickup: Sunday, March 6, 2013 (11 AM-1 PM)
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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 Tuesday-Saturday, 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 athttp://www.bathhousecultural.com

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Fort Worth Public Art Call deadline Jan. 7

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Fort Worth Public Art Call for Entry!
East Lancaster Avenue Traffic Signal Control Cabinet Artwork – Tarrant County Artists – Deadline January 7, 2016

 

Fort Worth Public Art is looking for artwork by local artists for 14 traffic signal control cabinets on East Lancaster Avenue. Artists will be awarded $500 for each image selected, and the application is free! 

Apply Now

For more information, please visit the Fort Worth Public Art website: www.fwpublicart.org 

Fort Worth Public Art
1300 Gendy Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76107

 

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Vaughan Brothers Tribute at Kiest Park – call for artists

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Vaughan Brothers Tribute at Kiest Park
1925 Elm Street, Suite 400
Dallas, Texas 75201

 

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The City of Dallas Public Art Program seeks qualifications for a new art project that will celebrate and honor the contributions of Dallas musicians Stevie Ray and Jimmie Vaughan. The selected artist(s) will create an artwork that is integrated into the selected site at Kiest Park and enhances the experience of visitors to the park.

Sibling blues guitarists Jimmie Vaughan and Stevie Ray Vaughan were born and raised near Kiest Park in Dallas, Texas. The Vaughan brothers are recognized as two of the greatest blues musicians and as important figures in the of blues revival of the 1980s. The brothers earned the praise of Muddy Waters, Albert King and Eric Clapton as well as other international pop stars such as Nile Rodgers and David Bowie. 

 SUBMISSIONS TO CaFE at www.callforentry.org

SUBMISSION DEADLINE:  January 15, 2016

SEND INQUIRIES TO:
drema.chavez@dallascityhall.com

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“RED” call for artists at thegallery8680

 

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Call For Artists
thegallery8680: will open its doors at 7pm 2.05.2016 for RED

http://www.thegallery8680.com/red-2016.html

I see red I see red I see red celebrating women’s heart week
This letter is a call for artists to submit work for this show titled RED this show is open for all medians and must be the artist’s original interpretation of RED. Our desire is to create a space for emerging artists of a visionary nature. Whether self-taught or raised within the disciplines of art, we believe that the essence of true artistic expression comes from an earnest desire to say something. we aim to facilitate the artist by promoting the exhibition and sale of art to the general public and the local art population, while hoping to create a hub for an emerging art community. We have had a wonderful response to each of our shows and hope you will join us in creating a new dimension to art in Frisco.

All artists are encouraged to submit work for consideration of this upcoming exhibit. All exhibits will be curated and not all work submitted will be exhibited;
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To submit work:
Email 1>3<10 images in 300dpi digital format, please keep files well organized and manageable. List the size, media and description of works. an artist statement is required with the submission. All submissions should be in jpg files. i do not accept cloud, web pages or drop box submissions.
Fee
Submission of 1>3 $15 > 3 $5 for each piece: you may pay submission fee by going to the gallery website http://www.thegallery8680.com/ and hit the buy now button.
To meet gallery requirements:
Ready-to-hang with secure wiring that does not stretch [eventually appearing above the work]. Hanging apparatus attached that supports the weight of the piece.
1“– 2” stretcher frames are acceptable; edges should be cleaned, painted or finished in some manner if not framed saw hook hanging is not acceptable. ½“canvases will not be accepted unless framed. If artwork includes multiple pieces, submit a diagram for hanging [including desired dimensions for spacing]
Work not in appliance with requirements will not be hung.
Timeline of show:
Submissions due: on or before 5pm Friday 8th January 2015
Acceptance notification: Monday 11th January 2015
Delivery between: 4-6pm Monday 25th January 2015
Artists and Guests Reception: 7-9pm Friday 5th February 2015
Pick-up between: 4-6pm Monday 22ND February 2015
Contact:
thegallery8680@gmail.com
p 214 -585-8175 [please leave voice message if I do not pick up]
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The gallery is located: @ 8680 main street suite e1 Frisco Texas 75034.

Robyn parker Feehan
Creative Director the gallery8680

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40th AVAA Regional Juried Art Exhibit entries due Feb. 1

AVAA2016prospectuslogoFeb 4 – March 5, 2016 is the 40th Annual Juried Exhibit for AVAA

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This is an open show held every February at the Bob Duncan Center in Arlington and draws entries from accross the DW metroplex. Participants may enter up to 3 works of art.
AVAA Members: $12 ea. or 3 for $30.
Non Members: $15 ea. or 3 entries for $35
Work must be framed and ready to hang. Works on paper must be under Plexiglas. Maximum size 48 inches and under 50 lbs. Canvases with gallery wrapped edges accepted without frame.


 

 

Calendar:

  • Art Receiving Day: Monday, February 1, 4 to 9 pm All entries must be hand delivered to the Bob Duncan Center. Fees paid by cash or check.
  • Art juried and exhibit hung:
  • Tuesday, February 2
  • Exhibit Awards and Reception: Friday, February 19, 6:00 9:00 pm
  • Pick-up Exhibited Art from Show: March 25 9 am 5 pm, except for awardwinning art.
  • Award-winning Art Held for Exhibit: At the close of this exhibit, 9wardwinninq art from this show will be moved to the Arlington Museum of Art and displayed until May 20, 2016. These works of art may be pickedup at the Arlington Museum of Art on May 20, 10:00 am Noon
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Call for NORTH TEXAS ARTISTS! Arts Open Call – Deadline Dec. 31

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CALL FOR NORTH TEXAS ARTISTS! The Greater Denton Arts Council presents Arts Open Call, an exciting new exhibition event that benefits local artists and community arts programming in North Texas.

Arts Open Call will host an interactive installation of approximately 200 works which will be displayed floor to ceiling in the grand hall of the city’s former power plant, now the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center. Works will also become part of our online marketplace to promote the sale of each piece.

Additionally, the exhibition will provide the back drop for concerts, performances, and events at the Arts Center March 4 – April 17, 2016 including the 35Denton music festival. Thousands of visitors and online buyers will gain exposure to this singular exhibition and the opportunity to purchase high quality local artwork from North Texas artists.

Any type of two-dimensional media is eligible including paintings, drawings, prints, and photography. Artists must reside in the DFW/North Texas region. The exhibition will be on display March 4 – April 17, 2016 at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center in downtown Denton, Texas. Entry deadline is December 31, 2015 with a $30 non-refundable entry fee for up to three entries. An online submission form is available at dentonarts.com/arts-open-call.

For more information and full prospectus visit dentonarts.com

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April 22nd deadline for 2016 OPOMAC show in Graham

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ART AT THE OPOMAC 2016 —  -The Old Post Office Museum & Art Center in Graham, TX call for entries for a juried art exhibition, May 14 – July 1, 2016.  $25 per entry. Deadline: April 22, 2016.

The 5th Annual National Fine Art Competition is open to all artists twenty-one years of age and over, and is open to original 2-D and 3-D art no older than two years and not previously displayed at the OPOMAC.  (No photography, prints or computer-generated artwork will be accepted).  The juror for this show will be noted artist, Donna Howell-Sickles.  There is expected to be $6000 in cash awards for this show!

DEADLINE FOR ENTRY:  April 22, 2016
DELIVERY DEADLINE:  May 9, 2016
SHOW OPENS:  May 14, 2016 (Reception & Awards)
EXHIBITION CLOSES:  July 1, 2016

For a copy of the prospectus, click [here].  All entries must be made through www.onlinejuriedshows.com

To see 2015 Winning Entries: [click here]

Questions? Please contact Marlene Edwards, OPOMAC Director at opomac@sbcglobal.net or 940-549-1740.

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TAG Members Winter Show call for entries

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Trinity Arts Guild

2016 Winter Members Show

February 17 – March 15, 2016

Winter Show Prospectus

$1,500.00 in cash and prizes

Open to all members of Trinity Arts Guild . (Dues must be current)  Entries must have been completed since January 2014. Artist’s original work only.

First 3 entries for TAG members is $35 Non-members may pay dues and entry fees to enter the show. Each additional entry up to 6 total entries is $5.

Categories: 1. Works on Canvas or Hardboard 2. Works on Paper or Yupo 3. Three Dimensional  4. “Integrated Words” (Challenge)

 

http://trinityartsguild.org/juriedshows/wintermembersshow.html

CALENDAR:

  • Tuesday, February 16, 2016 – Registration and delivery of artwork. 9:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • Wednesday, February 17, 2016 – Show Opens
  • Monday, March 7, 2016 – Reception and awards 6:30 pm (prior to monthly demonstration)
  • Tuesday, March 15, 2016 – Close of show all work must be picked up. 9:00 am to 7:30 pm

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Rising Eyes of Texas deadline Dec. 15

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http://www.risingeyesoftexas.com/

an annual exhibition for graduate and undergraduate students emerging in the visual arts

2016 Rising Eyes of Texas
March 12 – April 2, 2016

Click Here to Enter Your Work

Prize Juror: Anna Stothart,
Brown Foundation Curator of Modern & Contemporary Art, San Antonio Museum of Art

 

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Calls for Artists: Guide to Finding Sources

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12/13/15

DEADLINES Calendars

  • For local opportunity deadlines, click on ArtNewsDFW.com’s Art Deadlines Calendar to see details and links.  You may add events to your online calendar or subscribe to this calendar.
  • For local crafts show deadlines, click on DFW Craft Shows Calendar

 

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Email lists to join

Art Fair Insiders email newsletter at http://www.artfairinsiders.com/ for a national roundup of opportunities.

Art Fair Calendar is listed at http://www.artfaircalendar.com/. You can subscribe to any of seventeen regional lists, including Texas Art Fairs.

Texas Artist Coalition Newsletter – email elaine@fwcac.org or use the contact form

DFW Craft Fairs: Follow by Email subscribe form http://www.dfwcraftshows.com/

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Visual Art League of Lewisville Exhibits (and call for art)

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http://visualartleague.org/

CURRENT EXHIBITS

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VAL Retrospective and More

November 14 – December 31, 2015

MCL Grand Art Gallery, Lewisvile
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Artists exhibiting are Karren Garces, Jennifer Horn, Kathleen Mekallek, Robert Terrell, Pepper McCarty, R’Lene Winters, R. Dave McRedmond, Lambert Mathieu, Jean Mason, Christie Martin, Maurice Leatherbury, Kristin Basta, Elaine Nienkamp, Lisa Chittenden, Barbara “Pilar” Barnett, Betzy McBreen, Bree Smith, Kathleen Stringer, Lorraine Hayes, Wanda Grice, Valerie Corwin, Jackie Haugen, Tina Alvarez, Colleen Drew, Kartika Anderson, Sunny Raschke, Irma Murray, Linda Chidsey, Daren Fagan. For more photos of the show, see the website: http://visualartleague.org/


 

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“WinterWonderland” Show

MCL Grand North Wing Gallery

November 14 – December 31 2015


 

FUTURE EXHIBITS

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“A Few Of My Favorite Things”
 
VAL Juried Members Exhibit at the MCL Grand Art Gallery
 
January 9 – January 30 2016  Prospectus: here
Important dates:
  • Monday Jan. 4 3:00 – 5:00 PM and Tuesday Jan.5 3:00 to 6:00 PM  Entries accepted at MCL Grand
  • Saturday, Jan 9 7:00 – 9:00 PM Opening Reception
  • Sat. January 30 5 PM – 6 PM and Monday February 1 1:00 – 3;00 PM Artwork pick up at the end of the show at MCL Grand Gallery

“ASEL Award Winners” Show
 
MCL Grand North Wing Gallery
 
January 6 – February 28 2016

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