Calls for artists around Texas

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Art Fair at StoneCreek 2018Mountain Home, Arkansas
DEADLINE: 8/25/2018

Fee (Application Fee): $15.00
Event Dates: 9/28/2018 – 9/29/2018

Event Website
Art Fair at StoneCreek invites you to apply to join us September 28 and 29, 2018 in a magical setting at StoneCreek Ranch in Mountain Home, Arkansas. The two-day event offers 30 10×10 indoor booths in the arena (with a wood floor and a chandelier!) and 30 outdoor spaces with lots of convenient parking for shoppers. We are booking food trucks! Show and sell your art in the beautiful heart of the Ozarks. Venue photos at ArtFairAtStoneCreek.com.

Update! In an effort to encourage new applicants who may not have participated in a juried fair yet, the booth photo is no longer required. It is recommended and will give you a better chance, but not having one will not exclude you. Please include a booth photo if you have one.


Midtown Park Public Art Project

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Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: Local
State: Texas
Entry Deadline: 8/28/18

Overview:

Midtown Park, newly opened in the heart of Houston, is seeking artists interested in developing a temporary artwork for the park’s central elevator.  The elevator, which is elevated with a glass and concrete housing, is a focal point of the park as parts of it are visible from virtually every corner.  An artist will be selected to develop a treatment for the concrete housing that covers one or more levels.  The selected work(s) will remain on view for approximately three years prior to a new one being commissioned.  The budget for the project is up to $35,000, based upon the overall approach, design, and materials proposed.  A small group of finalists will be selected to develop concepts for which they will receive an honorarium.  All qualifications must be submitted on-line by August 28, 2018.


PAPNM 10th National Juried Member Exhibition

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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: National
State: New Mexico
Fee: $55.00 (1 – 3 Image Entry Fee)
Entry Deadline: 8/31/18

 The 10th National Juried Members Exhibition is a juried show and sale of original two-dimension plein air artworks presented by the Plein Air Painters of New Mexico (PAPNM) and hosted by Sorrel Sky Gallery in Santa Fe, New Mexico from Friday November 2 through Sunday November 25, 2018. Juried artists will compete for awards valued over $15,000 in cash and merchandise prizes. This call is only open to current (or new) paid PAPNM members. To join PAPNM, visit www.papnm.org, and click “Join Us” in the top menu. The public and collectors are invited to attend the opening reception and view the exhibition at Sorrel Sky Gallery.


 


6th Annual International Juried Print Exhibition

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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: International
State: New Mexico
Fee: $30.00 (6th Annual International Juried Print Exhibition)
Entry Deadline: 9/28/18

Event Dates: 12/7/18 – 1/27/19

Remarque/New Grounds Print Workshop & Gallery invites printmakers from around the world to submit work for our 6th Annual International Juried Print Exhibition to be held at Remarque from December 7, 2018 to January 27, 2019. The Exhibition aims to present a collection of innovative prints featuring themes and techniques from all traditions of printmaking.

Remarque/New Grounds Print Workshop, located in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is one of the first completely non-toxic printmaking facilities in the country. Our award-winning studio offers access to printmaking equipment and year-round classes in a great range of techniques.

Our 3000 + square foot facility is comprised of two workshop spaces with 6 Takach presses, a classroom, and two gallery spaces in which we feature work by artists from our workshop as well as selected artists from around the world


Cohen Neighborhood Water Park

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Call Type: Unspecified
Eligibility: Unspecified
State: Texas
Entry Deadline: 9/6/18

City of El Paso Public Art Program

The City of El Paso’s Public Art Ordinance was adopted by City Council April 4, 2006 to promote and encourage private and public programs to further the development and public awareness of, and interest in, the fine arts and cultural properties, to increase employment opportunities in the arts, to encourage the integration of art into the architecture of municipal structures for the City of El Paso and to provide for the citizens of the City high quality, publicly accessible works of art, which contribute to the urban landscape and symbolize the City’s sense of place.


Thirty-Seventh Christmas Arts and Crafts Show
December 1 – 2, 2018
Brazos Center – Bryan, TX
Deadlines:   Art & Craft: until full   Music: na

Phone: (954) 557-7930Email: elmoreproductions@yahoo.comWeb: http://elmoreproductions.netExhibitor Booths: 100Juried: noPrize Money: na

What’s allowed: fine art, fine craft, crafts, flea market, commercial/retail, antique/collectibles
For the past 36 years, The Christmas Arts & Crafts Show has offered shoppers a truly remarkable and one-of-a-kind shopping experience. Tons of great Christmas gift-giving ideas. The 2018 show has been designed to attract an even greater number of event attendees and features quality artists and crafts people. There will be over 100 booths offering unique and one-of-a-kind Christmas gifts.

Candy Cane For Kids Holiday Market
November 17, 2018
Fairview Town Center – Fairview, TX
Deadlines:   Art & Craft: 11/02/2018   Music: na

Phone: (972) 363-2215Email: wellis@lpc.comWeb: https://www.fairviewtowncenter.com/events-blog/2017/11/18/holiday-market-at-candy-canes-for-kidsExhibitor Booths: 100+Juried: noPrize Money: na

What’s allowed: fine art, fine craft, crafts, commercial/retail, homegrown products
Open to crafters and vendors, the Holiday Market is the perfect place to get a jump on your Christmas shopping. Last year, more than 20,000 people attended the event and 104 crafters and vendors participated, offering everything from beauty products to candles to clothing and MORE. NEW for 2018, we are now accepting food vendors and business displays.

Jacksonville Tomato Fest
June 8, 2019
Commerce Street from Austin Street to Bolton Street – Jacksonville, TX
Deadlines:   Art & Craft: 05/24/2019   Music: 03/29/2019

Phone: (903) 586-2217Email: coordinator@jacksonvilletexas.comWeb: http://www.jacksonvilletexas.com/tomato-festExhibitor Booths: 200+Juried: noPrize Money: na

What’s allowed: fine art, fine craft, crafts, flea market, commercial/retail, homegrown products, corp./information, antique/collectibles
Known for the best tastin’ tomatoes, Jacksonville, Texas will celebrate the Tomato Fest the second Saturday in June, celebrating Jacksonville, once known at the Tomato Capital of the World.

Apply Now Autumn Art and Texas Wine Festival
October 6 – 7, 2018
Historic Old Town Spring – Spring, TX
Deadlines:   Art & Craft: 10/01/2018   Music: 10/01/2018

Phone: (713) 553-8799Email: txwineandart1@yahoo.comWeb: http://www.txwineandart.comExhibitor Booths: 60Juried: yesPrize Money: na

What’s allowed: fine art, fine craft, commercial/retail, homegrown products
Original Arts and Original Handmade Crafts, walk around sampling of spices, sauces, dips, pastas, Olive Oils, Balsamic Vinegar, Cheese, buy Desserts, Food booth and Commercial Vendors. Some of Texas best Wineries will offer samplings of their products and wines will be sold by the bottle at our Wine Store. Admission Free!

Top of Texas Market
September 21 – 23, 2018
MPEC Exhibit Hall B – Wichita Falls, TX
Deadlines:   Art & Craft: 09/01/2018   Music: 09/01/2018

Phone: (940) 723-0623Email: wchsdirector@yahoo.comWeb: http://topoftexasmarket.com/Exhibitor Booths: 50Juried: noPrize Money: na

What’s allowed: fine art, fine craft, crafts, commercial/retail, homegrown products, antique/collectibles
Top of Texas Market will highlight artists, artisans, vintage items, repurposed furniture, and many others. This is geared to be a unique and vintage annual event for North Texas showcasing the talents in this area. Benefiting the Wichita County Heritage Society.

Winnsboro Art and Wine Festival
November 9 – 10, 2018
Downtown Cultural Arts District – Winnsboro, TX
Deadlines:   Art & Craft: 09/15/2018   Music: 08/01/2018

Phone: (903) 342-3438Email: wfam@winnsboroonlineguide.comWeb: http://winnsboroonlineguide.com/WFAM_fineartmarket.htmExhibitor Booths: 75Juried: yesPrize Money: $500, $250, $100

What’s allowed: fine art, fine craft
Join us for the Premier Art event of Winnsboro in the Autumn of 2018. A new name and a new face….the “Winnsboro Art and Wine Festival”. For our 8th year in a row, we invite you to be part of our Juried Art and Wine Festival featuring fabulous artists from around the country.

Las Cruces Arts Fair 2019Las Cruces, New Mexico
OPEN DATE: 8/17/2018
DEADLINE: 11/30/2018

Fee (Jury Fee): $35.00
Event Dates: 3/1/2019 – 3/3/2019

Event Website
Las Cruces Arts Fair 2019 
Presented by the Doña Arts Council in the Las Cruces Convention Center
Show Dates: March 1-3, 2019, with Opening Night on the evening of March 1.
Application Deadline: November 30, 2018 Midnight MST
Phone: 575-523-6403

General Information:  The Las Cruces Arts Fair is in its 9th year and is a juried fine art event in the Southwest. The 2019 Arts Fair again will be held in the Las Cruces Convention Center, a venue that maximizes space for artists and artisans to show their work to an enthusiastic public that is anticipating reconnecting with Arts Fair participants. Artists who participated in the seven previous shows met fine art aficionados from New Mexico, Texas, and the Borderland.


REFINED Biennial Competition & Exhibition 2018

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Call Type: Competitions
Eligibility: National
State: Texas
Fee: $35.00 (Entry Fee)
Entry Deadline: 9/10/18
Days remaining to deadline: 18
Event Dates: 10/26/18 – 12/30/18

REFINED is a biennial exhibition of jewelry and metalwork hosted by the Art Metals program in the School of Art at Stephen F. Austin State University (SFASU) since 1998. The exhibition is held in the 1332 square-foot Reavley Gallery of the Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House, located at 329 E. Main Street in historic downtown Nacogdoches, Texas.

We would like to celebrate our 10th anniversary by following the theme of our namesake. Refined, based on Webster’s definition, means free from impurities, fastidious, cultivated, precise, and exact. Each of these broad definitions could be considered through design, narrative content, social/political work, and other various representations. Entries may include work that honors “refined” in the broadest sense while embracing the diverse field of metalworking and jewelry. Jewelry, vessels, utensils, installation, and sculpture will be considered.  We encourage the use of a wide variety of materials and techniques.


Art Beat of Historic Downtown Bridgeport

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Call Type: Festivals
Eligibility: National
State: Texas
Fee: $5.00 (Entry Fee)

Art Beat is bringing art to the heart of beautifully restored historic downtown Bridgeport! Stroll our local shops, restaurants and art studios in this bedroom community to the Dallas – Fort Worth metroplex. 


Hit Me With Your Best Shot

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Call Type: Photography
Eligibility: National
State: Louisiana
Fee: $35.00 (Hit Me With Your Best Shot)
Entry Deadline: 9/16/18
Days remaining to deadline: 24
This is a bird photography competition -the photos will be judged in four award catagories – (1)  Birds in Action  (2)  An Educational Moment   (3) A Fine Art Interpretation  (4) 13 – 17 years old youth

We have extended our deadline for entry to September 16, 2018 because of delays in getting our new website up.
$1300. Prize Money
Juried by Bird Watcher’s Digest.


3rd Annual 5x5x5 Show

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Call Type: Competitions
Eligibility: National
State: Louisiana
Fee: $15.00 (3rd Annual 5x5x5 Show – Miniature Works Call to Artists)
Entry Deadline: 10/13/18
Days remaining to deadline: 51

The 5x5x5 Show

River Oaks’ small art spectacle returns for 2018 with a national call to artists! This remarkably fascinating showing of miniature works coincides with the gift giving season. Guest Juror for the 2018 Triple 5 is New Orleans artist, gallery owner and  founder/publisher of Art+Design Magazine, Steve Martin.

River Oaks is inviting all visual artists to participate in this annual miniature showing .  The 5x5x5 Show is a annual, signature exhibition allowing patrons to purchase unique, original works of art for holiday gift giving or as additions to their expanding collections.

• 2D and 3D works accepted
• Open to all media
• Original works only
• $15 artist entry fee

Awards:
$500 Best in Show. 3 Merit Awards $100 each. Honorable Mention.


Contemporary Portrait: A National Juried Exhibition

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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: National
State: Texas
Fee: $35.00 (Entry Fee)
Entry Deadline: 10/31/18

Portraits are a long-standing genre of fine art: always evolving and changing in style and media. LHUCA seeks artworks that broaden the definition of portraiture and its relevance in contemporary art. Portraits can be more than simply visual recognition and resemblance: they can offer a conceptual interpretation of the theme through a diverse range of media and creative possibilities. This will be LHUCA’s 4th annual juried exhibition.


34th Annual International Exhibition

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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: International
State: Texas
Fee: $35.00 (34th Annual International Exhibition)
Entry Deadline: 11/16/18

The 34th Annual International Exhibition is a juried exhibition of 2D art organized by the Department of Art and Art History at The University of Texas at Tyler. Internationally known artists, curators, and scholars have served as jurors selecting works for exhibition created by some of the best contemporary artists working today. The Department purchases three to six works from the exhibition each year; purchased works are added to our permanent collection. The permanent collection serves as an educational teaching resource; much of the permanent collection is exhibited throughout the UT Tyler main campus


53rd Annual National Drawing and Small Sculpture Show

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Call Type: Unspecified
Eligibility: Unspecified
State: Texas
Fee: $20.00 (53rd Annual National Drawing to Small Sculpture Show)
Entry Deadline: 12/1/18
ABOUT THE SHOW

$7,500 in PURCHASE AWARDS

  • 2-D Purchase Award:  1 @ $1,500
  • Sculpture Purchase Award:  2 @ $3,000 each

The Annual National Drawing and Small Sculpture Show attracts works by contemporary artists across the country and is judged by a guest juror of national stature.  Resulting Purchase Awards have built an impressive Permanent Collection at Del Mar College.

This year’s 53rd show runs February 15, 2019, opening reception 6-8 p.m., and closes May 3, 2019.  Accepted artwork is displayed in the distinctive Joseph A. Cain Memorial Gallery.


Concrete and Adrift: On the Poverty Line

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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: National
State: Louisiana
Entry Deadline: 10/31/18
Event Dates: 3/1/19 – 6/22/19
The Alexandria Museum of Art is curating an exhibit of work by contemporary artists working in themes of poverty and homelessness to partner with Sordid & Sacred: The Beggars in Rembrandt’s Etchings, which will be on display concurrently. This exhibition will feature juried works by artists working in all media in the subjects of poverty and homelessness to bring the topic to the forefront and connect it with the etchings of artist Rembrandt van Rijn.
This exhibition will be on display at the Alexandria Museum of Art from March 1st through June 22nd, 2019 alongside “Sordid & Sacred: The Beggars in Rembrandt’s Etchings” Selections from the John Villarino Collection.  


Louisiana Percent for Art Program – Call to Artists, Southeastern Louisiana University

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Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: National
State: Louisiana
Entry Deadline: 11/8/18

The Louisiana Percent for Art Program is seeking artists or artist teams to design and implement two (2) site-specific installations of original design for the Computer Science and Technology Building at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, Louisiana.  The artwork may be subject to direct sunlight (UV radiation) and must be unique, permanent, and require very minimal long-term maintenance. Specifics for each of the commissions are included in the full Call to Artists document with budgets for each. More detailed specifications will be given to artists selected to develop a proposal. Each commission will be considered separately. It is an open call to artists that meet the Eligibility criteria (page 4, section 3). All artists (national or international) are invited to apply.

 


Louisiana Percent for Art Program – Call to Artists- SoNAH

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Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: Local
State: Louisiana
Entry Deadline: 11/30/18

The Louisiana Percent for Art Program is seeking artists or artist teams to design and implement a site-specific three dimensional artwork of original design for the Nursing and Allied Health Building at SOWELA Technical Community College, Lake Charles, Louisiana.  The artwork may be subject to direct sunlight (UV radiation) and must be unique, permanent, and require very minimal long-term maintenance. Specifics for the commission are included in the full Call to Artists document.. More detailed specifications will be given to artists selected to develop a proposal.  This is an open call to artists that meet the Eligibility criteria. All Louisiana artists, as defined by La. R.S. 25:9000.1(E), are invited to apply.

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Louisiana Crafts Guild Membership

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Call Type: Member
Eligibility: National
State: Louisiana
Fee: $30.00 (Louisiana Crafts Guild Membership)
Entry Deadline: 12/31/18

Number of Applications Allowed: 20
The Louisiana Crafts Guild is a juried organization of Fine Crafts Artisans located throughout the state of Louisiana and the southern region of the United States. Membership is open to traditional and contemporary 3D artists in all styles and mediums. Additionally, the Louisiana Crafts Guild accepts applications from printmakers, photographers, and painters whose work represents and evokes the cultural traditions of Louisiana. Louisiana Crafts Guild members may consign work to galleries in New Orleans and Lafayette, LA,  participate in member only exhibits, and receive discounts and priorities in participating arts markets. Membership is $120 a year. 


Our Lady of the Lake Children

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Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: National
State: Louisiana
Entry Deadline: 5/1/19
Event Dates: 5/1/18 – 5/1/19
Following the dedication of the Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital, Ann Connelly Fine Art aims to engage young patients, their families, facility, staff and hospital visitors on a meaningful level through art that serves to inspire, promote positivity and create an environment of healing focused on children; aiming to create a “home away from home”. The artwork selected will be diverse in scale and voice with a dynamic use of media intended to resonate with individuals of every age from every walk of life.


National Weather Center Biennale

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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: International
State: Oklahoma
Fee: $25.00 (Entry Free)
Entry Deadline: 11/1/18
Days remaining to deadline: 70
The National Weather Center Biennale is the only exhibit of its kind – an international juried exhibition focusing on weather and its impact on the human experience. The exhibition is sponsored by the National Weather Center in Norman, OK in partnership with the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art and the Norman Arts Council. Awards totaling $26,000, including a $10,000 Best in Show.


HER FLAG: A collaborative project to celebrate 100 years of voting for women in the USA.

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Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: National
State: Oklahoma
Entry Deadline: 11/5/18
Days remaining to deadline: 74

WE NEED AN ARTIST FROM ALL 36 STATES THAT GAVE WOMEN THE RIGHT TO VOTE.

DO YOU WANT TO BE ONE OF THEM?
We am seeking 36 female/self-identifying collaborators in 36 states to help with the creation of a printed flag to celebrate the anniversary of the ratification of the19th Amendment that gave women the right to vote. The participating artists will represent each of the 36 states that helped pass the 19th Amendment.

You need to be currently living in the state you are applying to represent. See the list of states in the long description of this call. You will need to be able to travel to the capital city of your state on a specific date to hand over your completed stripe and be a part of the public performance. Selected artists will receive a $1,000 stipend.

Each stripe will be sewn onto the star field and other stripes in each state by Marilyn Artus. The finished flag will be 18 feet by 26 feet.  No need to be able to sew to be included in this project.


 

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