Category Archive: Competitions / Calls for Entries

Call for SCULPTURE – ART ON HENDERSON 2017

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Dear Artists,
It is hard to believe that Art on Henderson has been going on now for SEVEN years.

We would like to take this opportunity to invite you to submit your work for AOH17.

Art on Henderson (A.O.H.) is an annual event selecting 8 artists to exhibit their work for a 2 year placement on Henderson Avenue, Knox Street and Fitzhugh Ave, in Dallas, Texas.

The 8 artists selected will each be awarded a $650 installation stipend and become finalists for a juried vote.

In addition to the stipend, the winning prize money will be distributed as follows:

First Place: $3,500
Second Place: $2,500
Third Place: $1,500

Visit artonhenderson.com to view previous winners.

PLEASE SHARE WITH OTHER ARTISTS!

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Thanks
Jeff Levine

SCHEDULE
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Applications Accepted
through March 31st, 2017
8 Finalists announced April 04th , 2017

Art Installed
May 31st, 2017

May31: Due to weather, there maybe a delay in announcing the winners

Winners Announced
June 04th 2017

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Society of Watercolor Artists International Exhibition deadline March 12, 2017

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Location: Fort Worth Central Library Atrium Gallery, 500 W. 3rd Street, Fort Worth, TX

Dates: April 16 – May 27, 2017

Entry Deadline:  Sunday, March 12th – See entry information in prospectus.

Juror – Laurie Goldstein-Warren

Southern Watercolor Society (SWS), Transparent Watercolor Society (TWSA), Watercolor West (WW), North East Watercolor Society (NEWS), North West Watercolor Society, Gold Medal Fellowship (NWWS-GMF) Originally from New York, Laurie now lives in West Virginia. She has been painting watercolors for the last 16 years. Laurie continues to experiment with new techniques in watercolor and watercolor/ acrylic. Her work has shown in the US, Japan, Turkey, Canada and China. She won Best of Show in the 2016 Texas Watercolor Society. Currently, she travels and teaches workshops across the United States. Her works focus on cityscapes, portraits and still life. Among her credits, Laurie has been featured in 3 issues of Watercolor Artist and 3 Splash publications. Learn more on her website: www.warrenwatercolors.com

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AWARDS: $4000 in cash and merchandise.

SWA SIGNATURE STATUS: Membership in SWA is not necessary for entry. Those who have been accepted to five SWA Juried Exhibitions while sustaining active membership are awarded SWA signature status and may add “SWA” with their signature

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Calendar:

  • Entry deadline:  Sunday March 12, 2017.  All entry images must be sent via email before midnight

  • Notification date: Wednesday March 22 via email

  • Shipped pieces due: April 5 -13

  • Delivered pieces due: Saturday, April 15, 10 am to Noon

  • Juror Demo:  Monday, April 17, 7 to 9 pm ($10 fee to non-members)

  • Juror Workshop: Tuesday thru Thursday April 18 thru 20

  • Reception: Saturday May 27, 2 to 4 pm

  • Take Down and Pickup; 4 to 5pm immediately following the reception.

 

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Dutch Art Gallery: Call of the Wild | Spring Show Invitation & Art Entry Display

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WILD DANCER, WILD LIFE, WILD ABSTRACT

JUST GO WILD!

ART CALL FOR ENTRY – The Dutch Art Gallery announces an art call for the annual juried art competition, “Call of the Wild”. The Gallery urges Artists to submit their best interpretation of “Wild” for inclusion into the Dutch Art Gallery’s Saturday, May 20, 2017 10th Annual Juried Art Exhibition.

Art Leagues, Local, Regional and National Memberships please forward the invitation to members to submit an original entry in oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, charcoal and/or mixed media.

ARTISTS: Maximum of three (3) art entries into this juried art show competition.

CASH PRIZE:  3rd place will be $250, 2nd Place $500 and 1st Place $1000. People’s Choice Award receives a gift certificate.

ENTRY FEE: Nonrefundable Entry Fee is $55.00USD
Please read the exhibition details for all the requirements for entry. Deadline April 17, 2017
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Pam and Hans MassarAbout Us

Celebrating 50 years in quality service of custom framing and showing fine art. We conduct monthly events, two annual juried art shows with artists from local and national member organizations. It is our intention to showcase incredible talent and display the exceptional abilities of worldwide artists.

Owners, Hans and Pam Massar, are passionate about presenting art as well as quality custom framing. From maintaining the feeling of a family-owned business while presenting sophistication with the finest art galleries.

We are conveniently located in Lake Highlands at 10233 E. Northwest Hwy #420, Dallas, TX 75238. View our 7,000 square foot showroom, featuring an array of original oil, mixed media, limited edition prints and a growing private collection. Open TuesdaySaturday from 9:30am to 5:30pm.

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The Painting Center in Chelsea – juried exhibition call

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FIGHT OR FLIGHT  http://thepaintingcenter.org/exhibitions/juried-exhibition-fight-or-flight

Exhibition Dates: June 20 – July 15, 2017

Deadline for Submission: May 5, 2017

Notification Date: May 15, 2017

Artwork Shipping Dates: June 13 – June 17, 2017

Opening Reception: Thursday, June 22, 6 – 8 pm

Application Process: Slide Room: thepaintingcenter.slideroom.com/

Application Fee: $40 for 3 to 5 images

Size Limitation: Artwork that exceeds 36″ in any dimension will not be considered.

Image Requirements: JPEGS should be at least 1600 pixels in any direction. Maximum file size for any individual image is 5 MB.

The Painting Center, an artist-run gallery in Chelsea, announces a call for entries for its juried summer exhibition FIGHT OR FLIGHT. This exhibition is about the practice of making art during tumultuous times. Some artists express their personal responses to world events, while others intentionally ignore what is going on and make art that becomes a refuge from the turbulence surrounding them.

Looking back to specific artists’ reactions to unsettled times, there are Picasso’s Guernica and Gerhard Richter’s cycle of paintings October 18, 1977. On the other hand, Matisse created his joyful collaged paper cutouts for his Jazz series during World War II in France, and Jackson Pollock’s poured paintings were created in the nineteen fifties during the McCarthy era. Creativity can feed off the inspiration of current events and/or a personal vision. We are looking for artists’ responses to these times in which we live, in 2017.

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Biennial 2017: Origins in Geometry entries due April 15

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Biennial:  Origins in Geometry

Deadline for submissions: April 15, 2017

Exhibition Dates:  July 28 — October 22, 201

Biennial: Origins in Geometry is a juried competition to recognize excellence in emerging visual artists deriving inspiration from geometric abstraction.  Artists who are selected as finalists will be featured in an exhibit at the Museum July 28 through October 22, included in a catalog with other finalists, receive exposure on the museum website, and have the opportunity to win cash awards for their exemplary work.

The Museum of Geometric and MADI Art opened in February 2003. The Museum concentrates on modern and contemporary geometric, constructivist and kinetic art work. It is also the first museum with a concentration on MADI art, which is always non-representational, hard-edged, and comes out of the frame.  http://www.geometricmadimuseum.org/

AWARDS: A total of $3000 will be awarded as follows: Best of Show – $1,500;  Second Place – $1000; and Third Place – $500.

Prospectus: 2017 Biennial rules & entry form

ELIGIBILITY:

– The competition is open to all artists working in all mediums.

– Any work of art is acceptable as long as it:

  • Incorporates geometric elements either as the basis for exploration, the underlying structure or within the finished work
  • Has been made within the last two years

FEES: There is a $50 entry fee, which includes entry for 3 pieces, and a one year membership in the Museum. Multiple images may be submitted for one piece.

Deadlines / Calendar:

  • Applicant Submission Deadline:  April 15, 2017, 2017
  • Applicant Notifications Sent:  June 1, 2017
  • Participants’ Art @ the MADI by July 10, 2017
  • Exhibition Dates:  July 28 – October 22, 2017
  • Opening Reception and Awards Ceremony:  Friday, July 28, 2017, 6 – 8pm

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TWS 68th Annual National Exhibit entry deadline April 1st

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68th Annual National Exhibit

Texas Watercolor Society

April 1, 2017 Entry DEADLINE
Patterson-Appleton Center for the Visual Arts 400 E. Hickory Denton, Texas 76201
June 9 – August 26, 2017

AWARDS: Up to $10,000 in cash, merchandise, and purchase prizes will be awarded. Best of Show: $2000. One award of $1000 is for a Texas resident. There will be several $500 awards.

PROSPECTUS


 

2017 Juror Soon Warren – Forth Worth, TX

FREE PUBLIC DEMO June 5, 2017 6-8 PM Patterson-Appleton Center for the Visual Arts 400 East Hickory St. Denton, Texas 76201

WORKSHOP June 6-9, 2017 9-4 PM $475 for Members/$575 non Members REGISTER NOW: twsworkshops@gmail.com


 

CALENDAR

  • Apr 1, 2017 Call for entry CLOSES
  • Apr 19,2017 Accepted Artist’s Names & Shipping Instructions posted on the TWS Website www.texaswatercolorsociety.org
  • May 22, 2017 Hand Deliver work to Patterson-Appleton 400 E. Hickory St., Denton, TX 76201 940-382-2787 www.dentonarts.com
  • May 22-26, 2017 All shipped work MUST arrive at the Patterson-Appeton Arts Center
  • June 5, 2017 Membership Meeting 5-6 PM Demo 6-8 PM
  • June 6-9, 2017 WORKSHOP 9-4 pm PAAC
  • June 9, 2017 EXHIBITION OPENS RECEPTION 6-8 PM
  • Aug 28/ Sept 1, 2017 PICK UP HAND DELIVERED Shipped Paintings returned

ELIGIBILITY Open to all artists, ages 18 and over. Entries must be original 3. Entries must have been painted within the last two years.  Paintings must be water media on 100% rag or cotton paper. No collage will be accepted. Minimum image size is 10”x14”.

 

Prospectus: http://texaswatercolorsociety.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2016/10/68th-Annual-National-Exhibit-prospectus.pdf

 

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McKinney Juried Art Competition & Exhibition – $10,500 in Prizes

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The City of McKinney and McKinney Performing Arts Center is currently seeking submissions to our 6th Annual ‘Unique by Nature’ Juried Art Competition and Exhibition. This event was created to build a public and permanent art collection for the McKinney Performing Arts Center located in Historic Downtown McKinney.

Cash and purchase prizes totaling $10,500 will be distributed as follows:

  • One large scale work will be awarded an $8,000 Purchase Prize and will become part of MPAC’s permanent and public art collection. Eligible pieces must be 36″ or more in one dimension. To be considered for the Purchase Prize, artists must submit an online application. There is a $25 application fee to submit 3 works. All fees will be applied to prize pool and scholarships.
  • $2,500 in prize moneywill be divided among 5 works of art chosen by the judge including one Young Artist Award. Size restrictions apply. Artists interested in submitting work to be considered for the Cash Prize must deliver their submissions in person on Saturday, March 25. There is a $20 application fee to submit 2 works. All fees will be applied to prize pool and scholarships.

ONLINE FORM FOR PURCHASE PRIZE SUBMISSIONS

PROSPECTUS AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Other Considerations:

  • 2017 Purchase Prize submissions will be juried by a four-person panel. 10 semi-finalists will be selected in consideration for the Purchase Prize.
  • Prize winners will be chosen by 2017 judge, Robert Jessup, Chair of the Department of Studio Art at UNT, College of Visual Arts & Design.
  • ‘Unique by Nature’ is open to professional and emerging artists who are legal residents of the United States and at some point have been residents of Texas.
  • Entrants must be at least 17 years of age by May 2017.
  • Artists may price their work for sale during the exhibit. Sales will be handled by MPAC minus a 25% commission. All commissions collected by McKinney Performing Arts Center will be used to purchase additional art work or to fund future competitions.
  • Staff and volunteers will use care in handling the work; however, we are not responsible for losses or damages. Artists may consider insuring their work based on its value.

2017 CALENDAR

Dec 30 – Online ‘Call for Artists’ Open – Purchase Prize entries only
Mar 17 – Online entry submission deadline at 7 p.m. – Purchase Prize entries only
Mar 23 – Notification of Finalists for Purchase Prize
Mar 25 – Delivery of work
Apr 1 – Awards Reception
Apr 1-22 – Exhibition
Apr 7-9 – Downtown McKinney’s Arts in Bloom – Spring Arts & Wine Festival
Apr 23 – Retrieve work

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Deep in the HeART of Texas Art Tour: Gaylord Texan call for artists

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My name is Davi Hecht and I am a Special Events Coordinator at Gaylord Texan Resort and Hotel in Grapevine, TX. I’m reaching out to you today in regard to our yearly summer events we host at the property.  This year we will again be featuring an Atrium Art Walk throughout our resort.  This Art Walk will feature works of art from local and regional Texas artists.  We would like to include works that are loosely based on or could work in conjunction with our summer theme of Texas/Americana. Gaylord Texan is calling this event “Deep in the HeART of Texas Art Tour” We will showcase up to 20 artists in our resort with these pieces being on display from Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day weekend.  Each display will include a bio, photo, and contact information for the artist.  We expect 300,000 visitors over the course of the summer so each piece of art will receive great exposure in addition to adding value to our beautiful property.

In appreciation for participating, each artist will receive a complimentary one night stay as well as dinner for two at the resort.  This will allow each artist to experience our summer festivities and accompanying Art Walk as our guest.

To apply please complete the application: Artist Application Packet. You can submit your application via email at texanticketing@gaylordhotels.com or by mail (address below) by April 10th, 2017

The 20 chosen artists will be contacted by April 14th.

Mailing address:

The Gaylord Texan

Special Events Department

1501 Gaylord Trail

Grapevine, TX 76051

If you or have questions, please email me at texanticketing@gaylordhotels.com.  We look forward to your participation.

 

 

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2017 LGAA Spring Membership Show deadline March 3 & 4

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2017 LGAA Spring Membership Show Guidelines

ARTWORK ADMISSIONS:  March 3 (Fri.) 11:00 – 2:00

March 4 (Sat.) 10:00 – 12:00

SHOW DATES:  March 11 – April 29

RECEPTION/AWARDS:  March 11 @ 6:30

ARTWORK PICKUP:  April 30 (Sun.) 1:00 – 4:00

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Only LGAA members are allowed entries and membership dues must be current and in good standing.
Please sign up to docent during the show.  A docent signup sheet will be available at art check-in.

Artists may submit one (1) entry for $15, non-refundable.

Works must be original and completed within the last three (3) years.   No workshop or class work.  No computer generated art.  Use of published photos is prohibited unless the artist produced the images.

No nudes.  No late entries.  Show chairman has the authority to decline/disqualify any unacceptable work.

Work MUST be framed ready to hang with appropriate hanger/wire.  No saw-tooth hangers.  Unframed gallery-wrap canvases must e at least 1 ½ “deep with no exposed staples.  Edges must be painted (not unpainted canvas)

Outside MAXIMUM length/width 40”x40” including the frame.

All artwork must be for sale.  Please state valid price reflecting current market value for your work.  For any art work sold, LGAA shall be entitled to retain 15% of the selling price as commission.

All reasonable care of artwork will be given.  LGAA will not be responsible for loss or damage to any work while in its custody.  Submission of entries to this exhibition constitutes agreement on the part of the entrant to all conditions set forth in this prospectus.

2017 Spring Membership Show Entry Form

Please read each statement and initial, complete contact information, an

n the 2017 LGAA Spring Membership Show….

1.  Was not created in whole or in part in a supervised class or workshop.

2.  Was not created from a published photo, movie still or any other copyrightedwork unless I produced the image. (Excluding collage)
3.  Is not stock photography or art.

4.  If digital/printed photography is used in any manner in combination with traditional mediums (collage), it must be clearly listed as part of your medium. This includes using digital photography as a type of under painting—applying paint over a printed photograph.

5.  My work is original, not a reproduction, and completed in the last three years.

 

ARTIST’S SIGNATURE _____________________________________________________

PLEASE PRINT BELOW

Artist’s Name:  ___________________________________________________

Address:  ________________________________________________________

City & Zip:   ______________________________________________________

Phone:  _________________________________________________________

E-Mail:  _________________________________________________________

COMPLETE A DUPLICATE FOR YOUR ENTRY

(attach the bottom one to the lower left hand corner of back of entry)

Artist::________________________________________________________________________

Medium:______________________________________________________________________

Title:__________________________________________________________________________

Price:_________________________________________________________________________

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Artist:_______________________________________________________________________________

Medium:____________________________________________________________________________

Title:________________________________________________________________________________

Price:_______________________________________________________________________________

 

 

 

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2017 Texas Biennial call for art – deadline May 31

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The Texas Biennial is an independent survey of contemporary art in Texas, founded to provide an exhibition opportunity open to all artists living and working in the state. The sixth edition of the Biennial will take place in the fall of 2017, with a series of exhibitions focused on relevant conversations around the state, and parallel programming at venues across the state.

The Texas Biennial has worked with many different curators and taken many approaches to selecting artists from the open call. This iteration will be led by Mexico City-based, independent curator Leslie Moody Castro as the TX★17 Curator and Artistic Director. Moody Castro will make individual selections from works entered. For the first time in the Biennial’s history, all artists selected from the Open Call will be awarded a stipend.

The Texas Biennial is open to all artists living and working in Texas. Artists attending Texas-based residency programs are eligible to apply, as long as the work was completed during the time spent in Texas. Artists living and working within 10 miles of a Texas border are also eligible to apply (Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico and Mexico).

http://texasbiennial.org/opencall.html

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South Lamar Gateway RFQ deadline March 1

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Name of Call: South Lamar Gateway Public Art, Dallas, Texas

Budget: $63,000
Deadline: 3/1/17

The Public Art Program of the City of Dallas Office of Cultural Affairs requests the submission of qualifications to design, fabricate and install one permanent sculpture to be installed near the intersection of Pine Street and Lamar Street and one site-specific seating element ideally made of recycled, re-used, or redefined materials in keeping with the spirit of the redevelopment of the neighborhood. The bench can be part of the sculpture or stand alone. The sculpture and bench will serve as a gateway into the newly renovated South Lamar Street sculpture garden.

http://www.dallasculture.org/publicArt.asp

http://documents.ellipseinc.com/doccenter/artcenter/17781/SouthLamarRFQ_2.13.17.pdf

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Call for Artists: 53rd Annual Lakewood Art Show

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Call for Artists: 53rd Annual Lakewood Art Show

Artists age 18 years and older are invited to submit up to two entries in the 53rd Annual Lakewood Art Show. Art intake is on Saturday, April 22 from 10 am – 4 pm at the Lakewood Branch Library. The $15 per item entry fee is waived for members of Lakewood Library Friends (LLF). Memberships are available at the door.

An opening reception for artists and their guests will be held on the evening of Monday, May 1.

Art Show entry and LLF membership forms are available at the Lakewood Library and at http://www.lakewoodlibraryfriendsdallas.org . For more info call 214-670-1376 or email info@lakewoodlibraryfriendsdallas.org

Image: 2016 Lakewood Art Show entry by Marc Reeves

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20th Annual Rio Brazos Art Exhibition and Sale – deadline March 1

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The 20th Annual Juried Rio Brazos Art Exhibition opens at 3 p.m. on April 9th, 2017 at the Dora Lee Langdon Cultural & Educational Center Concert Hall in Granbury, Texas.  

http://www.tarleton.edu/LANGDONCENTER/rbae/index.html

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.

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/riorrazosrrospectus2017.pdf

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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.

Calendar:

March 1 Deadline to receive slides or digital images.
March 10 Notifications of acceptance to be mailed.
April 1 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 9 Juror Gallery Talk regarding RBAE artwork from2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Opening of show and presentation of awards atLangdon Center Concert Hall 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.
April 30 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.


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.

Part of the A&M System since 1917, Tarleton State University offers affordable undergraduate and graduate degrees from locations in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian and online. The main campus of Tarleton is located 31 miles southwest of Granbury in Stephenville. Founded in 1899 as a private, liberal arts college, Tarleton is now one of the state’s fastest growing institutions with an enrollment exceeding 15,000 and serves as the educational and cultural flagship of the Cross Timbers Region. Tarleton is currently celebrating its 100 year centennial anniversary of being a part of The Texas A&M University System. For more information, please visit: www.tarleton.edu/centennial

The Granbury Arts Alliance (GAA), a non-profit fine arts organization, is a major sponsor of the Rio Brazos Art Exhibition. The goal of the GAA is to enrich and enhance the artistic environment of Granbury and make cultural activities accessible to all citizens. The GAA exists to unite all of the artistic groups of Granbury under one umbrella to share resources and experience, increase awareness of the arts and support one another.

 

 

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Downtown Plano Arts District call for Mural Art – deadline extended to Feb. 17

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DOWNTOWN PLANO ARTS DISTRICT SEARCHING FOR MURAL ARTISTS

The Plano Art Association and Historic Downtown Plano Association are looking for artists to paint three large murals in the Arts District. Call: DMP Call for Artists Press Release FINAL

 

PLANO, TX – Jan. 26, 2017 – The Downtown Mural Project began earlier this month with an open call for artists to leave a legacy in Downtown Plano by applying to paint three large murals in the Arts District. Interested artists can apply at callforentry.org under Plano Mural Project. The application is open from now until February 10.

The project has a budget of $68,000, which will cover compensation for the artists’ design and engineering services, materials, fabrication, installation, and any other costs related to the Downtown Mural Project. “This project is an incredible opportunity to use visual art to celebrate Plano’s rich history,” said Alex Hargis, the Executive Director for the Historic Downtown Plano Association. “We are so excited to collaborate with the artists to create something that will honor Plano’s heritage.”

All three murals will be inspired by historic photos of Plano that are currently being submitted by citizens, so that the Downtown Mural Project will engage the community and keep the murals current and personal to Plano residents. The project will culminate with a public unveiling ceremony and press event in downtown with city officials, residents, private sector leaders and regional art advocates in attendance.

To assist in the artist open call and overall project management of the mural installations, Plano Art Association has enlisted the help of Joshua King, Dallas-based artist and co-founder of Aurora. An advisory council has also been formed to ensure the historical accuracy and relevance of the murals. For more information on the Downtown Mural Project, visit www.planomural.com

About Plano Art Association The Plano Art Association was formed in 1969 as a non-profit organization, and continues to be a vital part of the community. Our purpose is to encourage the visual art development of members, advance visual art values in community projects, further art education, to encourage creative activities related to art, and to enhance visual art values in the Plano community and beyond.

About Historic Downtown Plano Association The Historic Downtown Plano Association is a non-profit organization formed in 2007 for the purpose of promoting tourism in the downtown neighborhood, preserving the district’s rich heritage and supporting the arts. The Association produces events and festivals to advance public awareness of the arts district and to encourage community development.

Media Contact for the Downtown Mural Project: Alex Hargis Executive Director, Historic Downtown Plano Association www.visitdowntownplano.com ahargis@visitdowntownplano.com | Phone: 972-948-5916

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Crockett Creates 2017 call for artists

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The Fort Worth Community Arts Center is partnering with West7th to find artists for Crockett Creates 2017. This event is a West7th Interactive Art Fair, Block Party!

This is a one day event on April 15, 2017 from 12PM-10PM.

The deadline for submissions is March 15, 2017. We will be accepting early entries for promotional purposes so do not wait to submit because space is limited.

https://fortworthcommunityartscenter.submittable.com/submit/42439/west-7th-crockett-creates-live-art-event-call-for-artists-2017

http://www.west-7th.com/event/crockett-creates/

The FWCAC is looking for up to 50, Dallas-Fort Worth artists to participate in this year’s event. Some artists will set up booths along Crockett street and others will hang and set up in one of our spacious store fronts on that block. Please specify if you have a preference or are incapable of providing an outdoor setup. We welcome submissions of all disciplines and encourage artists to have an interactive element, which can include live demos, visitor projects, experimental collaboration, etc.

Fee and Set-up
The booth fee is $25/booth, payable upon acceptance and a $5 application fee. West7th will provide wifi and electricity for each artist booth. Artists are responsible for bringing their own 10×10 tent (please bring weights for tent) and booth set-up, including equipment and credit card processing system. Each booth outside is 10×10 feet and artists who are interested in displaying outside are encouraged to submit a booth photo from a previously setup. Artists will be provided in advance with a Load-in schedule between 6AM – 9AM on event day. Break down will be after 10PM. There will be volunteer assistants to help with load-in and load-out. There will be stages for bands and performers. Attendance is expected to surpass last year’s 3000+ visitors. Space is limited so do not hesitate to apply!

Questions?

Cristina Ruiz-Goodwin
West 7th Marketing Director
817-810-9076
cruizgoodwin@vestar.com

Jonathan Mark Levy

Fort Worth Community Arts Center
1300 Gendy Street
Fort Worth, TX 76107
817-298-3021
jlevy@artscouncilfw.org

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Old Town Keller West – Rotating Sculpture Program – Call for Art

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Keller Public Arts
Old Town Keller West – Rotating Sculpture Program – Call for Art

The Keller Public Arts Board is seeking entries for the inaugural phase of the City of Keller’s Old Town Keller Rotating Sculpture Program. The program will feature outdoor sculptures in the newly updated Old Town Keller West area, home to an eclectic blend of restaurants and businesses that, in combination with recent public improvements, will attract a variety of visitors and provide great exposure for art in the area.

For Phase I of the program, the Public Arts Board will select 5 sculptures for a two-year exhibit and will partner with the Keller Public Arts Society (KPAS) to host an art and music event honoring the artists on Saturday, October 14, 2017. Artwork will be for sale for the duration of the exhibit with a 25% commission collected by the City of Keller.

Receiving submissions from Feb. 13, 2017 through Mar. 24, 2017

For more information and to apply go to

http://www.cityofkeller.com/services/public-arts/call-for-art

 

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51st RCAS Regional Exhibition entries due Feb. 28, 2017

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2017 51st Annual Regional Juried Art Exhibition

CALL FOR ENTRIES

51st Annual Regional Juried Art Exhibition

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This exhibit is open to all amateur and professional Texas Artists, age 18 and over. Artwork must be original, executed after April 1, 2015 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. Multiple painting series must be in separate frames only and will be judged individually. Image submission should show the image only, not the frame.

Categories will be Oil/Acrylic on Canvas or Hard Surface, Water Media on Paper, Collage/Mixed Media, and Pastels/Graphics. No sculpture, computer art, photographs, shadow boxes or assemblage. Graphics are limited to charcoals, pen & ink, colored & graphite pencils, crayons, woodcuts, etchings, and hand pulled prints. Artwork which includes nudes, conspicuously religious or blatant political statements will not be accepted. Works which differ substantially from image submitted will be disqualified. RCAS reserves the right to refuse any entry.

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For additional information contact Show Chair, Michael Archer • 972-974-2660 or email

CALENDAR:

February 28, 2017 Entry Submission Deadline (No Late Entries)
March 27, 2017 Acceptance Notifications Emailed
April 17 – 22, 2017 Shipped entries received at Craters & Freighters
April 24, 2017 Hand-delivered Entries Received at the Eisemann Center, 2351 Performance Drive, Richardson, TX 75082
April 26 thru May 27 Exhibition on display.
May 14, 2017 7:00 – 9:00 pm, Awards Reception at Eisemann Center.
May 30, 2017 Pickup of hand delivered
entries.
June 1 – 30, 2017 Shipped art delivered.

 

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Texas Women’s Caucus for Art: Call for Artist Submissions

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Call for Artist Submissions
Texas Women’s Caucus for Art “Women’s Art Fair”
The Women’s Museum Building, Fair Park
April 5th-9th, during Dallas Arts Week
Submission deadline: March 6, 2017
Artists Notified: March 20, 2017

The Texas chapter of the WCA seeks female, or female identifying, artists of all disciplines for our upcoming exhibition/alternative art fair in the Women’s Museum Building at Fair Park, April 5th-9th, during Dallas Arts Week. The show will be curated by a professional, local curator who will select the works to be included. (Note: If you enter more than one piece, each piece may be accepted) This anti-art fair will promote women in the arts in Texas and showcase the work of creative minds that have been under recognized by art institutions and establishments. This is a wonderful opportunity to show your work in a beautiful building dedicated to women. This exhibition will provide ample exposure, as it will have extensive advertising by both the organization and Fair Park, and will receive a lot of press. All selected artists will receive one image on our exhibition page with a link to their website.

Artist Requirements:

  • Female, or female-identifying, artist living in Texas
  • There is no budget for installation, so artist must ship/deliver/install/de-install works themselves. If the artist cannot be there for installation and/or de-installation, a volunteer preparator will handle the work.
  • If selected, the artist must sign a damage liability waiver.
  • There are no stipulations for medium and all submissions will be considered, including but not limited to 2D, 3D, video, installation, and performance art.
  • Artists are encouraged to attend the opening reception the night of April 5th.

Submission Requirements and Checklist

  1. Submission Fee
    • Current TX WCA members submit for free
    • Non-members have two options:
      1. Join Texas WCA for $65, get member benefits for a year and submit up to 10 images (to do this, visit nationalwca.org, join through the National organization and make sure you designate TX as your local chapter)
      2. Pay $30 and submit up to 6 images via PayPal
  2. Send the following information in a single PDF to submissions.txwca@gmail.com
    • Your name & contact information
    • Artist statement
    • Bio and/or CV
    • Image list (Titles of Included Photos with corresponding file name)
  3. Attach image files in the e-mail, as instructed below
    • File Set Up: Jpeg files, 1024 pixels on the longest side at 72 DPI, 3MB or less each (saved)
    • Name Files: firstname_lastname1.jpg, firstname_lastname2.jpg, etc…
    • If the files are too large to send through e-mail server, please send using free online transfer service WeTransfer (https://wetransfer.com/)

Submission deadline is March 6, 2017

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TVAA’s Still Life Exhibit call for entries

Prospectus: March 2017 Still Life Prospectus – Updated (doc)

March 2017 Still Life Prospectus – Updated (pdf)

Still Life

March 1 – 31, 2017

TVAA Downtown Gallery http://tvaa.org

Plaza of the Americas – Suite G-207, 700 N Pearl PO Box 347, Dallas, Texas 75201

tvaagallery@sbcglobal.net     

469-332-0183

Although the French refer to still life as “nature morte” meaning “dead life,” the art form generally means a collection of still objects that had been alive, such as fruit, cut flowers or dead animals, thus “still life.” Over the centuries this genre has evolved to include most any collection of inanimate objects, whether or not portrayed realistically.  It is common for artists to learn still life drawing or painting early on in their studies. So whether it is an artwork from your past or a new project, bring out your still life paintings or drawings and celebrate this art form that has endured throughout history.

Please submit up to three entries (jpgs at 72 dpi and no longer than 1800 pixels on longest side) to Curator Terri Nelson by February 20th at tvaagallery.stilllife@gmail.com

Phone:     972-394-4637

Email:      tvaagallery.stilllife@gmail.com

CALENDAR:

  • Jpgs due to curator: February 20
  • Acceptance Notifications sent: February 23
  • Deliver work to Gallery: February 28 10 am – 1 pm
  • Hanging: February 28   1 pm – 4 pm
  • Gallery opens to public: March 1
  • Reception:                         March 12   2 pm – 4 pm
  • Pick up: March 31 10 am – 1 pm
  • Eligibility:

This show is open to TVAA members and non-members.

Entry Fee:

$5.00 per entry for TVAA members; $10 per entry for non-members. Pay at time of delivery. Do not send in mail.

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Calls for artists around Texas & neighboring states

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Calls for artists — competitions, art festivals, exhibit space, public art, etc.


 

 

Midtown Art in the Park 2017 Houston, Texas
DEADLINE: 2/15/2017

Fee (Non-Refundable Application Fee): $25.00
Event Dates: 4/1/2017 – 4/1/2017

Midtown Art in the Park is held every April on the grounds of historic Elizabeth Baldwin Park in centrally located Midtown Houston. The area is known for its many attractions, including picturesque park spaces, long standing arts organizations, public art, and is a State of Texas designated Cultural Arts & Entertainment District.

For 2017, we are planning for approximately 5,000 visitors to join us in a beautiful wooded park just blocks away from transportation options and major freeways.

This event is coordinated and underwritten by the Midtown Cultural Arts & Entertainment District.

Our goals include:

  • Coordinating a well organized festival.
  • Produce a good experience for both artists and visitors.
  • Provide a clean and well maintained environment for exhibiting fine artists and fine craftsmen.
  • Creatively market to a wide range of potential buyers.

The event is scheduled for Saturday, April  1, 2017
The rain date is scheduled for Saturday, April 8, 2017
***If both of these dates are inclement weather days NO OTHER date will be selected for the 2017 Spring Festival Season.


 

Call for Exhibition Proposals for 2 locations at the College of the Mainland

College of the Mainland Art Gallery is now accepting proposals for installations/exhibitions for:
• Main Gallery
• J. Palmer Exhibition Space
All media is accepted, and site-specific installation is also encouraged.

Submission Guidelines:
Email the following to mgray@com.edu or save these to a CD and mail it to the gallery address, College of the Mainland Art Gallery, 1200 Amburn Rd. Texas City, TX 77591. (The CD will not be returned):
• 10-15 jpegs of sample works
• Artist statement
• CV or resume
• Proposal (optional)

Artist talk/Art lecture:
An artist talk or art lecture may be planned during the exhibition period.

Delivery/ Pick up of works:
The artist will be responsible for the delivery and pick up of the artworks unless otherwise arranged. If it is an installation work, the artist will be responsible for the installation. Some honorarium is available to assist the cost of delivery/shipping.

Liability:
Main Gallery:
The artworks are insured from door to door.
J. Palmer Exhibition Space:
All works are handled with professional manner, and all the exhibition spaces are closely monitored by the campus police. However, College of the Mainland will not be responsible for any damage or loss. If insurance is desired, it must be arranged by the artist while the artwork is in transit and for the duration of the exhibition.

Dimensions:
See the dimensions at www.com.edu/gallery

Contact:
Mayuko Ono Gray, COM Art Gallery director

Email: mgray@com.edu
Website: www.com.edu/gallery
Facebook: www.facebook.com/comartgallery

 


 

Name of Call: Texas State University Health Professions Building #1
Budget: $246,750
Deadline: 2/15/17Texas State University invites professional artists or artist teams to submit qualifications to design and fabricate two-dimensional or three-dimensional artwork for the interior walls of a new building on its Round Rock, TX campus. Multiple awards as well as large scale pieces and works in series will be considered and awarded. The site is a new facility for health professions and will be utilized by Texas State health profession students, faculty, and staff, as well as community members visiting active physical therapy, speech-language-hearing, and sleep clinics.


Name of Call: Texas State University; University Events Center 

Budget: $267,350
Deadline: 2/15/17Texas State University invites professional artists or artist teams to submit qualifications to design and fabricate an exterior public sculpture on its San Marcos, TX campus. The site is an expansion of the University Events Center.


 

Celebration of the Arts 2017 (COA)Midland, Texas
OPEN DATE: 2/2/2017
DEADLINE: 3/15/2017

Fee (Application Fee): $25.00
Event Dates: 5/5/2017 – 5/7/2017

Celebration of the Arts, (COA) now in its 34th year, has been totally re-imagined for 2017, and will take place at the Wall Street Lofts and Main Street in downtown, Midland, Texas. COA benefits the Arts Council of Midland. COA is the longest running, annual event held in downtown Midland. COA has a strong reputation locally – with community support year after year – and draws out of town visitors. Fine Art is the centerpiece of the festival. COA also hosts local entertainers; non-profit arts organizations; a range of children’s activities; regional writers as well as food; and special events each year. Friday night, May 5, a Premier Party showcasing visual artists is an annual party for art lovers; Saturday & Sunday, May 6 – May 7, artists are the focal point of weekend activities for children and adults alike, with many family attractions.
$3,500 Prize money for 2017:

First Place $1,500
Second Place $1,000
Third Place $750
Honorable Mention $250
Award-winning artists from COA 2016 will automatically be accepted into COA 2017. (coupon code AWARD) 2016 winners must submit an application for space reservation by deadline and are required to pay applicable booth fees; not application fees.

Covington Three Rivers Art Festival 2017 Covington, Louisiana
OPEN DATE: 2/8/2017
DEADLINE: 6/4/2017

Fee (Application Fee): $35.00
Event Dates: 11/11/2017 – 11/12/2017

The Covington Three Rivers Art Festival invites you to apply to our 21st Annual juried festival. Attracting 50,000+ visitors last year, the award-winning festival is dedicated to bringing the best of fine arts and fine crafts to historic downtown Covington, Louisiana, and providing the best in Southern Hospitality for our artists.Our site stretches outdoors along Columbia Street, lined by many of the galleries, antique and specialty shops, and restaurants for which Covington is well-known. The Arts Alive! demonstrations, Children’s Discovery Area, Student Art Exhibit and musical performances add to the festival ambiance and attraction.

Conveniently accessed off I-12, Covington is located on the Northshore of Lake Pontchartrain across the world’s longest bridge and is only 45 minutes from downtown New Orleans. This quaint, historic town is nestled along the Abita, Bogue Falaya, and Tchefuncte Rivers—hence the name Covington Three Rivers Art Festival.

Applications for this year’s festival will be accepted and processed through ZAPPlicationTM beginning February 8, 2017. Deadline for accepting entries is June 4, 2017.


Brownsville Museum of Fine Art, 45th International Art Show
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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: International
City: Brownsville
State: Texas
Fee: $40.00
Event Dates: 3/22/2017 – 4/5/2017
Entry Deadline: 2/15/17

Welcome to the 45th International Art Show, with a total of $4,500 in PRIZES this year, a traditional and inspiring exhibit unites talented and creative artists. We are honored to host such an important event at the Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Color, technique, spirit, interpretation and passion vibrate in the artist and artwork to celebrate this world-class exhibit.


Alameda Recreation Center/Library
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Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: Unspecified
City: El Paso
State: Texas
Fee: $0.00
Entry Deadline: 2/24/17
Days remaining to deadline: 17The City of El Paso’s Museums and Cultural Affairs Department’s (MCAD) Public Art Program and the El Paso Parks and Libraries are pleased to invite professional artists/teams living in the United States to submit qualifications for a percent-for-art commission for the Alameda Recreation Center/Library.The project is seeking an artist who will work with the design team and the El Paso Parks and Libraries to identify appropriate sites and applications for public art and to subsequently design, fabricate and install artwork at the site.


Lomaland Recreation Center/Library

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Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: Unspecified
City: El Paso
State: Texas
Fee: $0.00
Entry Deadline: 2/24/17

The City of El Paso’s Museums and Cultural Affairs Department’s (MCAD) Public Art Program and the El Paso Parks and Libraries are pleased to invite professional artists/teams living in the United States to submit qualifications for a percent-for-art commission for the Lomaland Recreation Center/Library.

The project is seeking an artist who will work with the design team and the El Paso Parks and Libraries to identify appropriate sites and applications for public art and to subsequently design, fabricate and install artwork at the site.


 

Messina Hof Wine Label Competition 2017

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Call Type: Competitions
Eligibility: Regional
City: College Station
State: Texas
Fee: $25.00
Entry Deadline: 3/3/17
Days remaining to deadline: 24Calling all Texas artists! Want to see your artwork featured on a bottle of wine? Enter the 2017 Messina Hof Wine Label Competition! The winning piece will be proudly displayed on a special run of Messina Hof wine bottles, plus cash prizes for the top three artists. This competition is open to all artists over the age of 21 residing in Texas. Entries may be any 2D medium including but not limited to: watercolor, oil, pastel, pencil, acrylic, collage, multimedia, and digital art.The theme of the 2017 competition is “Celebration!” Messina Hof is celebrating their 40th anniversary in 2017 – so what better way to celebrate than with theme of “Celebration!” When searching for inspiration, think of everyday celebrations, not just holidays or anniversaries. The small moments in life that bring quiet tears of joy or shared bursts of laughter. Draw memories… paint milestones… create a masterpiece!

The top finalist entries will be on display at the spring Wine & Roses Festival at Messina Hof, and festival attendees will have the opportunity to view and vote on their favorite piece. Top finalist artists will also be invited to the Wine & Roses VIP reception, and have the option to host a booth at the festival to display and sell their work, free of charge.


3rd Annual Dirty South Cup Call & Competition
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Call Type: Competitions
Eligibility: National
City: Alexandria
State: Louisiana
Fee: $25.00
Event Dates: 4/8/2017 – 5/28/2017
Entry Deadline: 2/17/17
Days remaining to deadline: 10Give us your best mug, cup or tea bowl!  River Oaks Square Arts Center is looking for a few good cups to include in its’ 3rd Annual Dirty South Cup Call and Competition.   We are looking for ceramic vessels (mugs, cups, tea bowls) that encompass exemplary creativity, experimentation and imagination, showcasing what can be accomplished with ceramics.   Up to 125 artists will be chosen for this inspiring Southern event, because we all need a good mug for our tea and coffee and if not, we always need a good conversation piece!



30th Annual McNeese National Works on Paper Exhibition

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Call Type: Competitions
Eligibility: National
City: Lake Charles
State: Louisiana
Fee: $35.00
Entry Deadline: 2/20/17

MEDIA SPECIFICATIONS Work in any medium using paper as a component part is eligible. Artwork, including frame, should not exceed 40” in any dimension.

JUROR Gia Hamilton, Director, Joan Mitchell Center, New Orleans

ELIGIBILITY Open to all artists living in the United States. All artwork should be original and completed in the last two years.

AWARDS $3,000 will be available for the purchase of works for the McNeese State University Works On Paper Permanent Collection.


Art Springs 2017
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Call Type: Festivals

Eligibility: Regional
City: Hot Springs
State: Arkansas
Fee: $20.00
Entry Deadline: 2/17/17

Art Springs is the free 2-day outdoor festival portion of the annual Hot Springs celebration – Arts & The Park.  Art Springs is a juried festival bursting with Arkansas artists and artisans. Art Springs is held at the Hill Wheatley Plaza in downtown historic Hot Springs and is open from 10 am to 6 pm on Saturday, May 6 and 10 am4 pm on Sunday, May 7, 2017.


 

 

Splendora Gardens is proud to present:
“THE FLOWER SHOW @ Splendora Gardens”
(an open call, every artist gets in art show about Flowers)
located in the beautiful and historic studio of James Surls and Charmaine Locke:
26041 Midline Road, Cleveland, TX 77328
March 25th, 2017 – April 23rd, 2017
Through their quiet beauty and grave symbolism, flowers continually capture the imagination and inspire the passions of artists. Many delight in the delicacy of petals illuminated by a late spring sun, animated by a gentle wind. The complex play of light, color, value, and texture compel the brush and the pen, the lyric and the tone. Others render flowers and gardens, and the myriad elements that complete them, as metaphors for the most profound aspects of human existence. They emerge out of the verdant mire to denote rebirth, fertility, peace, prosperity, purity, and as Juan Ferret notes in “The Power of Flowers,” spiritual liberation from earthly impulses.
Flowers give voice to our feelings. They adorn our most sacred ceremonies and grace our bodies in life’s important moments. They serve as gifts to our closest loved ones and those we wish to draw closer, and memorials to those we will miss. They embellish the commonplace, bringing joy to families on city windowsills and in country planters. And while coloring our days with vibrant and subtle hues, flowers also nourish new life; the flower’s highest value lies in its interactions in the complex of nature. It is a node, a point of collection, of both beauty and purpose. The dynamic essence of an organism, the flower reaches towards the sun as a lofty realization of its inverse, the root. And as one instant within a larger environment, whether garden or wilderness, it provides sustenance to other organisms. The garden in turn provides sanctuary from the commotion of life. Restful meditation or deep contemplation await those willing to release themselves into the order and elation of the garden, however modest. Although an invention, a vibrant balance of science and aesthetics, the garden symbolizes paradise, creation, and the perfection of nature.
Splendora Gardens is pleased to invite artists of all kinds to submit works to be exhibited, presented, or performed at “The Flower Show.” Whichever discipline you work within, no matter your level of “achievement,” or age, we are calling for works that express your unique interpretation of the theme of “flowers” and/or “gardens.” There will be no juror; every piece submitted will be shown. You are welcome to send visual art, read original poetry or prose, perform a song, or anything else for that matter. You can exhibit or perform works you’ve already created or make something new.
Scheduled visual artists (so far): James Surls, Charmaine Locke, Daniel Johnston, The Wheeler Bro’s, Ruby Surls, Alton Dulaney, and you…

• All artists can submit one piece each ready to hang or display. (Not to exceed 36” in any direction). Unframed works are ok and will be tacked to the wall.
• Artists can hand deliver works to Splendora Gardens during their normal business hours (10am-2pm Thursday-Sunday)…

Or send them directly to:
SPLENDORA GARDENS
c/o THE FLOWER SHOW
26041 Midline Rd.
Cleveland, TX 77328
Please include pre-paid shipping label for the return of the work. We will ship work back the week after the show comes down.
Send questions or performance submissions to: Jeffrey_Wheeler@hotmail.com
DEADLINE FOR ALL ART OR PERFORMANCE SUBMISSIONS:
Sunday, March 20, 2017, 5pm
“The FLOWER show” opening celebrations:
March 25th, 2017, 6pm-?
Exhibition/Concert/Dance Party
March 26th, 2017, 12-5pm
12:30-2:00 Old school pot-luck lunch hosted by James Surls, Charmaine Locke, and Ruby Surls
3:00-4:00 Concert by the one and only, Dickie Landry
4:15-5:00 Bryan Wheeler interviews Dickie Landry for the first Splendora Gardens live podcast


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blkART214 call for artists of African descent

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blkART214 Juried Exhibition 

Juror: Annette Lawrence

blkART214 is an annual juried exhibition designed to showcase the recent work of professional and emerging artists of African descent who reside and are active in the artistic environment of the Dallas area. In honor of the 30th Anniversary of the South Dallas Cultural Center, this year’s theme is Memory, Movements and the Present Moment. blkART214 is a component of ART 214, a joint collaboration between the City of Dallas’ Office of Cultural Affairs cultural centers and facilities in celebration of Dallas Arts Month 2017.

Calendar of Events

02-07-17 Call for entry announced
03-04-17 Deadline for entry
03-11-17 Exhibiting artists announced and emails sent to all entrants
03-18-17 Artwork due at South Dallas Cultural Center
04-06-17 Show opens at South Dallas Cultural Center Arthello Beck Gallery
04-06-17 Juror Talk by Annette Lawrence
04-06-17 Opening reception at Arthello Beck Gallery from 6pm-8pm
04-29-17 Show closes

for more information email blkART214@gmail.com

application: blkART214.17.call_for_entries

South Dallas Cultural Center
3400 S. Fitzhugh
Dallas, TX 75210
214.939.2782  http://www.dallasculture.org/SDCulturalCenter

 

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LCC call for artists: 14TH ANNUAL HECHO EN DALLAS

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CALL FOR ENTRIES

14th Annual Hecho en Dallas

Submission deadline:
Saturday, March 11, 2017 by 5 p.m.

Hecho en Dallas is an annual juried exhibition designed to showcase the recent work of professional artists who reside and are active in the artistic environment of the Dallas area. The exhibition was conceived by the Latino Cultural Center in recognition of the talented pool of artists whose creative endeavors give vitality to the cultural movement in DFW. Hecho en Dallas is a component of ART 214, a joint collaboration between the City of Dallas’ Office of Cultural Affairs cultural centers and facilities in celebration of Dallas Arts Month 2017.

Please visit http://documents.ellipseinc.com/doccenter/generic/18253/Hecho2017EntryForm.pdf for the submission form.

Submission of entries implies agreement to terms and conditions stated on this prospectus. Submissions can be entered by email at hechoendallas@gmail.comor by mail or in person at the Latino Cultural Center, 2600 Live Oak St. Dallas, TX 75204

Exhibition Timeline

  • Submission deadline: Saturday, March 11, 2017 by 5 p.m. Not a postmark deadline. Entries received after the deadline will be disqualified
  • Notifications to artists: Saturday, March 25, 2017 via email
  • Delivery of artwork: March 28 – April 4, 2017, 10 am to 5 pm, Tuesday – Saturday
  • Opening reception: Thursday, April 13, 2017, 6-8 pm
  • Exhibition dates: April 13 – June 30, 2017
  • Pick-up artwork: July 5-12, 2017, 10 am to 5 pm, Tuesday -Saturday

Eligibility

 Artists must reside in the City of Dallas or within the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex
 Art must have been created within the last three years to be eligible
 Any medium will be considered; however, artists who exhibit artwork that requires the use of special equipment (computers, projectors, multimedia devices, etc.) will be responsible for providing such equipment for the duration of the exhibition
 Size limit for 3D artwork will not exceed 15 feet (length + width + depth), with the longest side of the piece not exceeding 7 feet
 For 2D artwork, the longest side cannot exceed 7 feet
 There is no entry fee for this juried exhibition

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VAGF’s 2017 FRESH START entries due Feb. 5

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https://vagf.org/2017/01/13/fresh-start-call-for-artworks/

This is a call for all artists to submit their artworks for our upcoming show titled Fresh Start for the year 2017 to be held from February 19th through March 26th.

Entries will be accepted in the categories of Painting, Drawing, Photography Mixed Media, and Sculpture. Subject matter is open. All works should be artists original creation. If interested, send completed submission form with up to 3 images of your artworks as JPEG to exhibits@vagf.orgfor consideration by Sunday, February 5th. Include dimensions, medium, title and sale price for each submitted work. Please make sure that submitted artworks haven’t previously been exhibited in a VAGF Show. Click this link to download the form vagf-artworks-submission-form

You will be notified of acceptance into the show by Sunday, February 12. Accepted works must be delivered at the Frisco Discovery Centre, 8004 N Dallas Parkway, Frisco TX 75034 on the Take In date and time.

Timeline for the show

Submission: Sunday, February 5

Acceptance: Sunday, February 12

Take-in : Sunday, February 19, from 12:00 – 2:00 PM

Opening Reception : Sunday, February 26, 6:00-8:00PM

Take-down : Sunday, March 26, from 12:00 – 2:00 PM

Entry Fee: Show is free for VAGF members. Join VAGF now for only $35 to receive members benefits throughout 2017! https://vagf.org/membership/

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Chisholm Trail Western Art Show entries due June 1

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1st Annual Chisholm Trail Art Show & Sale
July 1, 2017 through August 15, 2017
at
Tales ‘N’ Trails Museum
1522 E. Highway 82
Nocona, Texas 76255

The Chisholm Trail Art Association in conjunction with Tales ‘N’ Trails Museum proudly sponsor the 1st Annual Chisholm Trail Western Art Show & Sale.  This juried art show kicks off this year, the 150th Anniversary of the famous Chisholm Trail.  The judge for our show is noted Texas Watercolorist and Western Artist, Randy Meador.

Cash Prizes will be awarded for Best of Show and Best Chisholm Trail Theme in addition to First Place in Category.  Nonrefundable entry fee for Adult Submission is $35 per entry, limited to two entries per category per artist; Entry fee for Youth Category is $10 per entry, limited to two entries per artist.  (Members in good standing with CTAA enjoy discounted entry fee of $25 per entry, limited to two entries per category per artist)

  • 3-D stand-alone Sculpture (metal, pottery, glass, etc)
  • Digital art / Photography
  • Painting (oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastels, guache, mixed media, etc. on canvas, board or paper)
  • Drawing (charcoal, graphite, pen & ink)
  • Hanging Miscellaneous (hanging fabric, tapestry, glass, metal, clay, etc)
  • Youth Division (under 18 years of age – all individual categories included)

To download a Prospectus and Entry Form, simply click here.  Or for more information, please contact Committee Chairman, Jack Milchanowski at (940) 872-5485 or via email at jmilchanowski@gmail.com.

Important dates are as follows:

  • June 1st – Deadline for Submission of Entries to Jack Milchanowski, Committee Chairman
  • June 15th – Artists Will Be Notified of Acceptance Into the Show
  • June 23rd & 24th – Accepted Artwork Can Be Hand-Delivered at Tales ‘N’ Trails Museum
  • June 26th – Final day for Accepted Artwork to be Delivered via Shipment to Tales ‘N’ Trails Museum
  • July 1st – Opening Night Reception for Artists (5pm to 7pm) at Tales ‘N’ Trails Museum
  • August 15th – Final Day of Show – Artwork available for pickup; beginning return shipments

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2017 Texas & Neighbors Regional Exhibition – $9,000 in prizes – deadline Feb. 1st

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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.

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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                     Wednesday, 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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Indian Folk Art Exhibit call for art – deadline Jan. 20

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Indian Folk Art call for art

January 29 – February 24, 2017

RECEPTION Friday, February 3 6:30 – 8:30 pm (update)

Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, 1975 Puritan, Irving TX 75061

Prospectus: Jan 2017 Indian Folk Art Prospectus 

Irving Art Association invites artists to participate in the Indian Folk Art exhibition, a celebration of Indian culture and heritage. The open call exhibition is an opportunity to expose and feature mid-career and emerging artists from around the Dallas Fort worth Metroplex whose submitted works relate to themes around Indian culture and heritage. Indian paintings have a very long tradition and history in Indian art. Madhubani, Miniature Paintings, Warli, Kalamkari, Mughal, Mysore, Tanjore, Patachitra, & all traditions and styles of Indian Paintings are welcome!

Contact the Curator: Deepa Koshaley Phone: 972-639-6745 Email: deepadesignscape@gmail.com

Jury Fee: $5 for each entry, payable at dropoff.

REGISTER NOW

 

Calendar:
DEADLINE for submitting entry: Jan. 20, 2017
Acceptance Notifications sent: January 22
Deliver work to Gallery: Saturday, January 28 10 am – 2 pm
Hanging: Saturday, January 28 1 pm – 4 pm
Gallery opens to public: Sunday, January 29
Reception: Friday, February 3 6:30 – 8:30 pm (update)
Pick up: Tuesday, February 24 10 am – 1 pm
Exhibition Dates: January 29 – Feb 24, 2017

Entries are original fine arts and crafts created by the applying artist(s) in the media or genres of Drawing, Painting, Sculpture, Photography, Pottery, Textiles, Glass, Jewelry, Leather, Metal, Wood, and Miscellaneous.

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BASTROP 2017 2-Dimensional Art Project call for artists

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The 2017 Bastrop 2-Dimensionbal Art Project (“2-D Art”) is an annual program of the Bastrop Art in Public Places Board and the City of Bastrop. The 2017 2-D Art is a new addition adopted to adorn the City of Bastrop’s public buildings with original art.

The 2-D Art call is open in regards to theme and can be in any medium including but not limited to: painting, drawing, mixed media, collage, photography, fiber art, etc. Artist’s produced wood block, lithograph, and serigraph are acceptable. No reproductions of original art will be accepted. The framed size must be between 576 sq. inches and 2160 sq. inches. Please note that larger exhibit spaces are more abundant than the smaller spaces at this time. The call is open to all artists without geographic distinctions or restrictions.

March 15, 2017: Submission Deadline Confirmations of receipt of submissions April 15, 2107: Notification of Acceptance May 1, 2017: Paperwork completion (W-9 and contract) May 17, 2107: Art delivery Date TBD: Appreciation and awards ceremony For artist or event information, please contact Deborah Johnson with the Bastrop Art in Public Places Board at 512-.657-4275

Prospectus: BASTROP 2017 2-Dimensional Art Call

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Granbury Camera Club: 2017 Annual Photography Show & Sale

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2017 Annual Photography Show 

JANUARY 28 – FEBRUARY 25, 2017
Of The Lake Granbury Art Association
2017 Photography Show & Sale
Turn-in: Saturday, January 21, 8 a.m. – Noon
Non-Accepted Entries must be picked up 3 p.m. – 4 p.m., Sat. Jan. 21
The Shanley House, 224 N. Travis St., Granbury, TX
Show Dates: Opening Night Reception & Awards, The Shanley, 6:30 p.m., Jan. 28
End of Show: Saturday, February 25, 8 p.m.
Pick Up Photography: Saturday 8 p.m. Feb. 25 &
Sunday, Feb. 26, Noon – 4 p.m.

 

 


 

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Call for Entries

Photo Turn In: Saturday, Jan. 21, 8 a.m.-Noon

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Show Rules for the 2017 Photography Show hosted by Granbury Camera Club are available as a PDF via the link above.

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LGAA Membership Spring Show call for entries

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Call For Entries- LGAA Membership Spring Show

SHOW DATES: March 11 – April 1

RECEPTION/AWARDS: March 11 @ 6:30

LGAA Membership Spring Show Call for Entries
Art Turn In:
March 3 (Fri.) 11:00 A. M.  – 2:00 P. M. or March 4 (Sat.) 10:00 – 12:00

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A DOWNLOAD button should appear in the upper righthand side of the Dropbox website. You may be prompted to sign up for an account. Just choose the NO option and proceed from there.

Show Rules for the 2017 LGAA Membership Show are available as a PDF via the link above.

For information on Lake Granbury Art Association and membership see http://lakegranburyart.blogspot.com/

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Raw Talent: 500X College Expo deadline Jan. 29

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Raw Talent: 500X College Expo
CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS
 
2017 College Expo
Opening Saturday, February 18th 7-10pm
Juried by Danielle Avram
Submissions Deadline: January 29th, 2017
About College Expo
500X Gallery, Texas’ oldest artist-run space, continues our annual juried show for college students!
Like the annual Expo juried show, 2017 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. 5th, 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 13th . $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 29th: Submission of work due online at http://500x.slideroom.com
  • February 5th: Accepted artists notified
  • February 11th and 12th2-5 pm: Artists drop-off work
  • February 18, 7-10 pm: Opening Reception
  • March 12th: Exhibition Ends
  • March 12th & 13th: Artists Pick-Up Work
500X Gallery, 500 Expositon Ave., Dallas, TX 75226

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VAGF Call for entries – Fresh Start 2017

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This is a call for all artists to submit their artworks for our upcoming show titled Fresh Start for the year 2017 to be held from February 19th through March 26th.

Entries will be accepted in the categories of Painting, Drawing, Photography Mixed Media, and Sculpture. Subject matter is open. All works should be artists original creation. If interested, send completed submission form with up to 3 images of your artworks as JPEG to exhibits@vagf.org for consideration by Sunday, February 5th. Include dimensions, medium, title and sale price for each submitted work. Please make sure that submitted artworks haven’t previously been exhibited in a VAGF Show.

Please see our website vagf.org for more details and for downloading a submission form. Show is free for VAGF members. Join VAGF now for only $35 to receive members benefits throughout 2017! https://vagf.org/membership/

If you have any questions feel free to drop an email at exhibits@vagf.org . We’ll try and get back to you at the earliest possible time.

Timeline for the show

  • Submission: Sunday, February 5
  • Acceptance: Sunday, February 12
  • Take-in : Sunday, February 19, from 12:00 – 2:00 PM
  • Opening Reception : Sunday, February 26, 6:00-8:00PM
  • Take-down : Sunday, March 26, from 12:00 – 2:00 PM

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More Deadlines Around Texas – Calls for Artists

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Texas National Competition & Exhibition 2017
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Call Type: Competitions
Eligibility: National
City: Nacogdoches, Texas
Fee: $35.00
Event Dates: 4/8/2017 – 6/10/2017
Entry Deadline: 1/22/17
Exhibition Dates: April 8 – June 10, 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. Questions? email us atsfaartgalleries@sfasu.edu, or call 936-468-1131.


 

Brownsville Museum of Fine Art, 45th International Art Show
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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: International
City: Brownsville, Texas
Fee: $40.00
Event Dates: 3/22/2017 – 4/5/2017
Entry Deadline: 2/15/17
Welcome to the 45th International Art Show, with a total of $4,500 in PRIZES this year, a traditional and inspiring exhibit unites talented and creative artists. We are honored to host such an important event at the Brownsville Museum of Fine Art
Color, technique, spirit, interpretation and passion vibrate in the artist and artwork to celebrate this world-class exhibit.


 

Reflections on 2016
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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: National
City: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Fee: $30.00
Event Dates: 3/2/2017 – 4/15/2017
Entry Deadline: 1/27/17
For Baton Rouge, 2016 has proven to be a very difficult year. We have had shootings which have emphasized the racial tensions that mark out times. We have had record breaking floods that left people homeless or in tenuous situations, without their possessions or certainty of the future of their homes. On top of that, we are living through an election season that is causing tension in our town, state and country.

Artists through the ages have used their media to offer both veiled and overt social commentary. We are giving visual artists an opportunity to show how they are responding to the events of 2016. This is an opportunity to provide a forum for thought-provoking and insightful work.


 

Brush with Burden 2017 Art Exhibition

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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: National
City: Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Fee: $20.00
Entry Deadline: 1/20/17

The LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden is an oasis for garden and nature lovers in the heart of Baton Rouge, La.  Situated on 440 acres of beautiful green space, it is one of the city’s and state’s greatest treasures.  The missAny artwork thation of the Burden Horticulture Society is to promote, support and enhance the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden.
Email:  BWB@burdenhorticulturesociety.com
Telephone:  (225) 763-3990, Option 0


 

30th Annual McNeese National Works on Paper Exhibition
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Call Type: Competitions
Eligibility: National
City: Lake Charles, Louisiana
Fee: $35.00
Entry Deadline: 2/20/17
MEDIA SPECIFICATIONS
Work in any medium using paper as a component part is
eligible. Artwork, including frame, should not exceed 40” in any dimension.
JUROR
Gia Hamilton, Director, Joan Mitchell Center, New Orleans
ELIGIBILITY
Open to all artists living in the United States. All artwork should be original and completed in the last two years.
AWARDS
$3,000 will be available for the purchase of works for the
McNeese State University Works On Paper Permanent Collection.


 

Name of Call: Take the Stage – Shakespeare on the Plaza 2017, Albuquerque, NM
Budget: $16,500
Deadline: 2/6/17

Albuquerque’s Public Art Program in collaboration with the Shakespeare on the Plaza event produced by the Vortex Theatre in collaboration with the City of Albuquerque Community Events Division, Cultural Services and the Albuquerque Convention Center Management, SMG, is pleased to sponsor TAKE THE STAGE, a national design competition for a public, interactive art installation on Civic Plaza, which will also serve as the setting for Shakespeare on the Plaza’s summer repertory of plays. The winning design will be built and administered in collaboration with Shakespeare on the Plaza, The Department of Cultural Services, SMG, and other public and private partners.



40th International Exhibition: Watercolor Art Society-Houston

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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: International
City: Houston, Texas
Fee: $35.00
Entry Deadline: 1/20/17

Founded in 1975, the Watercolor Art Society – Houston (WAS-H) has brought the excitement of water media to the greater Houston area with exceptional exhibitions, dedicated community outreach, and teaching programs and demonstrations provided by world class instructors. With over 600 members, WAS-H has provided year-round opportunities to every level of painter – from novice to the seasoned expert. Artists and art lovers can also enjoy year-round exhibitions in the WAS-H gallery, situated in the heart of Houston’s vibrant Museum District.

This year’s event – the 40th Annual International Exhibition – will highlight the excellence of its talented members and global participants, past honorees and exceptional jurors – in an exhibition slated for March 2017. Combined with generous awards and the participation of a highly sought after Juror and Instructor, the 2017 International Exhibition is intended to promote and present outstanding talent by water media artists from around the world.


 

Art Springs 2017

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Call Type: Festivals
Eligibility: Regional
City: Hot Springs, Arkansas
Fee: $20.00
Entry Deadline: 1/20/17
Art Springs is the free 2-day outdoor festival portion of the annual Hot Springs celebration – Arts & The Park.  Art Springs is a juried festival bursting with Arkansas artists and artisans. Art Springs is held at the Hill Wheatley Plaza in downtown historic Hot Springs and is open from 10 am to 6 pm on Saturday, May 6 and 10 am4 pm on Sunday, May 7, 2017.


 

Navasota Artist in Residency Spring 2017
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Call Type: Residencies
Eligibility: International
City: Navasota, Texas
Fee: $25.00
Event Dates: 2/27/2017 – 8/7/2017
Entry Deadline: 1/16/17

The City of Navasota and The Arts Council of Brazos Valley are excited to open the Spring 2017 Navasota Artists in Residence Application! The Artists in Residence will have an opportunity to live, work, and exhibit in the historic Horlock Home in Navasota, Texas which includes living and studio space for each of the three selected artists as well as a retail gallery space. The term of each residency is roughly six (6) months. The City of Navasota will provide amenities including internet, cable, electricity, retail space and live/work space free of charge to selected artists with the purpose of providing artists the opportunity to create and sell their work.

 


 

2017-19 Sculpture For All Competition & Exhibition
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Call Type: Competitions
Eligibility: National
City: Nacodoches, Texas
Fee: $15.00
Entry Deadline: 1/16/17
Juror: Dewane Hughes

Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA) in Nacogdoches, Texas, is accepting
submissions from sculptors for the third installation of Sculpture For All,
a biennial outdoor exhibition and competition. Up to ten works will be
selected for display on the SFA campus, which includes one of the largest
Azalea gardens in the nation. A stipend of up to $1000 will be awarded to
each of the artists chosen. Additional cash prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd
places will be awarded.


 

2017-2018 Boerne Art al Fresco Public Art Competition

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Call Type: Public Art
City: Boerne, Texas
Fee: $0.00
Entry Deadline: 1/15/17
Number of Applications Allowed: 3

Stipend:  $1,500 each
The City of Boerne, Texas seeks up to ten (10) outdoor sculptures for its Boerne Art al Fresco Public Art Competition.  The sculptures will be exhibited outdoors in and around the City’s downtown Historic District, The Hill Country Mile, and the Boerne Trail system.  Selected works will be loaned to the City for a period of 12 months.
Only completed, ready-to-loan artworks will be accepted.  Submissions of artwork concepts, maquettes, or models will NOT be considered.
Exhibition schedule: March 25, 2017 – March , 2018
Installation schedule:  March 22-24, 2017

 


 

Midtown Art in the Park 2017 Houston, Texas

DEADLINE: 2/15/2017
Jury Fee: $25.00
Event Dates: 4/1/2017 – 4/1/2017

Midtown Art in the Park is held every April on the grounds of historic Elizabeth Baldwin Park in centrally located Midtown Houston

. The area is known for its many attractions, including picturesque park spaces, long standing arts organizations, public art, and is a State of Texas designated Cultural Arts & Entertainment District.

For 2017, we are planning for approximately 5,000 visitors to join us in a beautiful wooded park just blocks away from transportation options and major freeways.

This event is coordinated and underwritten by the Midtown

Cultural Arts & Entertainment District.

Our goals include:

  • Coordinating a well organized festival.
  • Produce a good experience for both artists and visitors.
  • Provide a clean and well maintained environment for exhibiting fine artists and fine craftsmen.
  • Creatively market to a wide range of potential buyers.

The event is scheduled for Saturday, April  1, 2017
The rain date is scheduled for Saturday, April 8, 2017
***If both of these dates are inclement weather days NO OTHER date will be selected for the 2017 Spring Festival Season.


 

Rio Grande Arts and Crafts Festival 29th Annual Balloon Fiesta Show – 2017 Albuquerque, New Mexico
DEADLINE: 4/1/2017

Jury Fee: $30.00
Event Dates: 10/6/2017 – 10/15/2017

Rio Grande’s Balloon Fiesta Show has endless potential to attract an affluent crowd of tourists looking for an authentic New Mexican experience – and ring in stellar sales for the 200 chosen artists & craftsmen!Now in its second year at the beautiful Sandia Resort and Casino, this long-time favorite festival will showcase a national selection of fine artists and craftsmen – in a completely unique setting.  Each October, Rio Grande’s famous “Big White Tent” becomes home to a bustling art marketplace a full acre in size!  This is the largest art event of its kind in New Mexico. The new site, set in the heart of the action at I-25 & Tramway, makes it more attractive and accessible for tourists than ever before.

The festival location equally blends the beauty of New Mexico with logistical ease for attendees.  Promoters focus on creating a successful sales environment for artists; working hard to attract affluent art buyers and bring in the crowds.  In 2016, tourist attendance increased significantly, visibility was better than ever… and having the balloons floating overhead was nothing short of ‘enchanting’!  Join in on this exciting, top-rated art festival!

RANKED #10 IN THE NATION! – SUNSHINE ARTIST MAGAZINE 2016


 

Rio Grande Arts and Crafts Festival 18th Annual Holiday Show 2017Albuquerque, New Mexico

DEADLINE: 4/1/2017
Jury Fee: $30.00
Event Dates: 11/24/2017 – 11/26/2017

THE RIO GRANDE HOLIDAY FESTIVAL IS THE PREMIER FINE ART AND FINE CRAFT SHOW OF ITS KIND IN NEW MEXICO, TAKING PLACE OVER THE BUSIEST SHOPPING WEEKEND OF THE YEAR!Give thanks for BIG sales over Thanksgiving Weekend!  Set indoors at the historic EXPO New Mexico Fairgrounds, this well-promoted festival draws thousands of art enthusiasts, out-of-town visitors and holiday shoppers together to enjoy a completely unique and festive event!  The Rio Grande Holiday Show is a popular tradition for the city as well as the artist community; featuring the original, handmade work of of 185 juried artists and craftsmen over the busiest shopping weekend of the year!  Loyal attendees come ready to buy for their homes and the holidays, knowing they can find one-of-a-kind items for everyone on their list.  Brisk sales for artists as well as solid reputations for the promoters have kept this show ranked inSunshine Artist Magazine’s ‘Top 100 Shows’ in the nation for the past 10 years- this year it’s in the top 20!RANKED #16 IN THE NATION BY SUNSHINE ARTIST MAGAZINE!“The Rio Grande shows are well run, well promoted, and well attended!  This particular edition was no exception, coming the weekend after Thanksgiving in the middle of the holiday push, which is a great time for a show!”
– Sunshine Artist Magazine
95% of artists surveyed in 2016 gave the show’s advertising a high to perfect score!
85% of artists surveyed in 2016 reported they would participate in this show again!


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Peripheral Vision Arts: Solo Exhibitions entries due Jan. 29

PeripheralSolo2017TrosperPeripheral Vision Arts is now accepting submissions for the inaugural online SOLO Exhibitions 2017 to coincide with the publication of journal Issue No. 5. 

This Publication Fellowship opportunity is open to American visual artists working in all genres, including currently enrolled studio MFA graduate students. Top applicants will be paired with a Peripheral Vision critic in their genre who will curate an online exhibition and draft a 500 word didactic text.

More details at http://www.peripheralvisionarts.org/solo-exhibitions

Deadline: January 29, 2017

Exhibition Openings: March 23, 2017

Fee: $35 (early applications received by Jan 15: $30)

Note: It’s free to subscribe to Peripheral Vision

 

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2017 Spirit is Ageless Art and Writing Contest call for entries

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DALLAS – January 10, 2017 – C. C. Young, a premier, non-profit senior living community, is excited to announce a call for art and writing for the 2017 Spirit is Ageless Art and Writing Contest. Residents of          C. C. Young and the general public, age 55 and better, are encouraged to enter. Entries will be accepted on March 22 and 23, 2017. 

Started in 1999, The Spirit is Ageless Art & Writing Contest continues to be a very special event at                C. C. Young. The contest, art gallery show and celebration of artists and writers is designed for the entire Dallas-Fort Worth community to enjoy. The annual show features entries from 16 categories in an effort to celebrate each person’s ageless creativity, ability to grow and eagerness to share his or her special talents,      no matter a person’s limitations or status. All ability levels are welcome to participate in the contest.

Residents ofC. C. Young.are limited to entering two (2) pieces and there is NO cost. All others are limited to entering one (1) complimentary piece and may enter one (1) additional piece of art for a $10.00 entrance fee, which must be paid at the time of art delivery/drop off. Categories:

Drawing Fiber Arts Group Project Hard Crafts Metal Miscellaneous Mixed Media * Painting Photography Poetry Prose Upcycle/Recycle (NEW for 2017!)  * Wood Carving Wood Turning via Lathe

The Spirit is Ageless Awards & Celebration Event will be held at The Point & Pavilion at C. C. Young on Saturday, May 6, 2017, and is open to all participants and the general public. The featured speaker will be   Lily Cabatu Weiss, Executive Director of the Dallas Arts District. Please RSVP today to rsvp@ccyoung.org  or 214-841-2831.

“C. C. Young is dedicated to serving our residents and community at large so that each individual can grow    in body, mind and spirit, no matter their life’s circumstance or limitations,” said Denise Aver-Phillips,       Vice President of Community Outreach at C. C. Young. “This contest inspires and celebrates each individual’s creativity.”

How to Enter: View the prospectus: sia-call-for-entries or entry forms are now available online. Visit www.ccyoung.org/spirit-is-ageless to access the application and additional information. Completed entries will be accepted March 22-23, 2017 from 7:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and must be delivered in person to the lobby of The Point & Pavilion at C. C. Young at 4847 West Lawther Drive, Dallas, Texas 75214.

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Call for RED 2017 from thegallery8680 – deadline Jan. 20

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thegallery8680will open its doors at 7pm 2.10.2016 for RED 2017  

I see red I see red I see red 
This letter is a call for artists to submit work for this show titled RED this show is open for all mediums 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 public and 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;
RED 2017
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/  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 compliance with requirements will not be hung.
Timeline of show:
Submissions due: on or before 5pm Friday 20th January 2016
Acceptance notification: Monday 23rd January 2016
Delivery between: 4-6pm Monday 30th January 2016
Artists and Guests Reception:  7-9pm Friday 10th February 2016
Pick-up between: 4-6pm Monday 27th February 2016
Contact:
w thegallery8680@gmail.com
214 -585-8175 [please leave voice message if I do not pick up]
e thegallery8680@gmail.com
The gallery is located: @ 8680 main street suite e1 Frisco Texas 75034.

Robyn parker Feehan
Creative Director the gallery8680

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