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CALL for ENTRIES: Turquoise

2015 March 17

Learn more about the Turquoise Mail Art Call!don’t be
BLUE

There aren’t really any naturally-occurring blue foods–of which I am aware.  But maybe that is why I’m not a fan of color blue, with the exceptions of navy (almost purple) & turquoise (high green only).  Blue foods scream, “Plastic” every time I see them–from icing on cakes to the blue tongues of toddlers eating shaved ice.  I know; my food quirks never end.  This next Call is just the perfect shade away from blue.  Take a look…

Check out this Call for Entries from curator Monika Mori for Turquoise, an International Mail Art Project.  There is no entry fee.  If you’re looking to add an international line to your resume or just break out of a creative rut, here’s a great opportunity…

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Learn more about the Turquoise Mail Art Call!CALL for ENTRIES:
Turquoise

 

ELIGIBILITY:  Open to all artists

THEME:  Turquoise

MEDIA:  15 x 10cm  (or 6″ x 4″) Postcards

DEADLINE:  Postmarked by March 31, 2015

NOTIFICATION:  All postcards properly addressed & postmarked will be included

ENTRY FEE:  None

Learn more about the Turquoise Mail Art Call!CURATOR:  Monika Mori, an Austrian contemporary multimedia artist creates playful moody paintings & collages celebrating experiences & emotions animated by dazzling colors.  Mori communicates through her works and wants to re-animate, in the native word-sense!  It is a language unto itself and there is merit to all interpretations.  The strength of her paintings reflect the strength of Mori herself, and the intensity of the message she has to convey.  Since 2008, her work has been exhibited worldwide and is included in major and private collection.

DOCUMENTATION:  Your artwork will be exhibited online in the blog TURQUOISE, an extensive catalog or book is possible if sponsors are found for the project.

For complete details, Read the Full Call!

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CALL for ENTRIES: 3×3 Int’l Illustration

2015 March 15

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MELON?

Things are not always as they appear.  Take the Yubari melon, while it looks like a $4 canteloupe, it has a unique flavor you won’t ever forget.  And this $150 melon is far sweeter than the $4 doppleganger.  This next Call might look like a typical publication Call, but look closer and you’ll find it is worth every penny.  Looks are deceiving, so investigate…

Check out this Call for Entries from 3×3 Magazine for the Int’l Illustration Show. You can’t go wrong with Art Publication. Plus, competitions for illustrators are a rare find. Take a chance…

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Learn more about the 3x3 ProShow from the Magazine for Contemporary Illustration!CALL for ENTRIES:
Int’l Illustration

 

3×3 Magazine publishes the world’s best contemporary illustration as judged by some of the world’s top art directors, designers and illustrators.

Unlike many shows they have no boundaries, their entrants come from every part of the globe. They are still one of the best values around when it comes to entry fees and publication fees. And they continue to improve their entry process.

And unlike most show annuals that are on the bookshelves 3×3 Magazine’s annuals are prominently displayed on the newsstands in the US, Canada, the UK, Europe and parts of Asia where they are affordable to art directors and art buyers who may or may not be interested in illustration. There has been dramatic growth in the number of outlets stocking the 3×3 Magazine annual and the sales to art directors.

It is their mission to demonstrate the benefits of using illustration, this annual is their showcase.

Learn more from the Magazine for Contemporary Illustration!

ELIGIBILITY: Open to all illustrators, art directors, graphic designers, educators, students, recent graduates, editors, publishers in all countries for commissioned and non-commissioned work produced or published during the calendar year 2014.

DEADLINE: March 31, 2015

ENTRY FEE:  Single entries are $35 and Series (3–5 images only) are $60. They accept Visa, MasterCard and American Express. Publication fees are $90 which help cover the high cost of printing and distributing the annual and development of the app. Honorable mentions, $50.

JUDGES:  Ronn Campisi, former Design Director, Boston Globe; Christian Drury, former Senior Art Director, Wall Street Journal; April Montgomery, Art Director, IDG Enterprise, Samantha Johnson, Picture Editor, Penguin Press, U.K. & illustrators Nishant Choksi, United Kingdom, Christian Gralingen, Germany, Lasse Skarbovik, Sweden and Ellen Weinstein.

AWARDS: Winners will be featured in the printed annual & online; honorable mentions, online.  A free app will be sent to leading art directors & art buyers giving further exposure to student winners. Best of Show & Gold medal winners receive our distinctive 3×3×3-inch cube, Silver and Bronze winners receive a framed award; distinctive merit and merit winners receive paper certificates.

For complete details, Read the Full Call!

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CALL for ENTRIES: Folktales & Legends

2015 March 12

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SINFUL CHOCOLATE

Food legends abound.  Every time I think I have heard them all, another creeps us.  Did you know s’mores are meant to curb sexual desire?  Well, kind of.  Sylvester Graham, the inventor of the graham cracker, was a minister that created an entire lifestyle including the consumption of this self-proclaimed “bland” graham crackers as a way to control wild sexual urges.  We’re thinking he wouldn’t approve of the debauchery that is marshmallow and chocolate though.  This next Call wants your best work surrounding a legend.  Fun theme with an IMMINENT DEADLINE…

Check out this Call for Entries from the John Michael Kohler Arts Center (Sheboygan, WI) for Folktales & Legends.  No entry fee for this opportunity! Take a look…

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Learn more from the JM Kohler Center for the Arts!CALL for ENTRIES:
Folktales & Legends

 

Folktales and legends blur fact and fiction; seeded in the truth, they grow into stories both fantastical and far-fetched. Whether written, spoken, or communicated visually, folktales represent cultures throughout the world. FOLKTALES & LEGENDS will explore the capacity of visual art to convey such epic narratives.

ELIGIBILITY: Open to all artists

MEDIA:  2 or 3 dimensional work inspired by a folktale or legend. The source narrative may be traditional or of your own creation. Dimensions may not exceed 12″ x 12″ x 12″.

Learn more from the John Michael Kohler Arts Center!DEADLINE: Arrive by March 15, 2015

NOTIFICATION:  Unindicated; however, work must be delivered by April 3, 2015.

ENTRY FEE:
None

JURORS:  Artists Dennis McNett (TX) and Joseph Velasquez (WI) use printmaking to tell stories through images. This summer, they will create larger-than-life Connecting Communities projects based on an original folktale inspired by Sheboygan culture and Wisconsin folklore.

SALES:  The Arts Center will retain 25% commission if your work is sold. You will be paid 75% of the retail price for sold works within 45 days of the close of the exhibition. Please price your work accordingly

For complete details, Read the Full Call!

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CALL for ENTRIES: Semblance

2015 March 5

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BANANAS

I watched soap operas before I could talk.  More accurately, my mother used to put me in my high chair and turn on The Doctors while she enjoyed her lunch.  One day it came to an abrupt stop.  Apparently engrossed in an overly-dramatic subplot, my mother neglected to notice I had fallen asleep and face-planted in my peanut-butter-topped-bananas.  Since then, anytime my mother even see a commercial for a soap opera, the portrait of me covered in pb&b conjures guilt.  This next Call wants your portraits; the food is optional.  Love this…

Check out this Call for Entries from the Darkroom Gallery (Essex Junction, VT) for Semblance.  $24 entry, a great juror & a history of showing spectacular photographers.  We’re proud of how many of our readers have been both shown & awarded in the past few years at Darkroom.  And, well, this theme is always close to my heart–which is just below my face, ha.  *insert rimshot here*  Take a look

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Learn more from the Darkroom Gallery!CALL for ENTRIES:
Semblance

The whole of a person caught within a single frame; portraits can be reactive, didactic, contemplative and illusive. ‘Semblance’ refers to the outward appearance something or in this case, someone. Portraits can be especially dynamic when certain characteristics of a person are highlighted, coaxed into the light and captured as prized specimens.” – from darkroomgallery.com

ELIGIBILITY: Open to all artists 18+

MEDIA: Photography

Learn more about the Darkroom Gallery online!DEADLINE: March 18, 2015

NOTIFICATION: March 23, 2015

ENTRY FEE: 4 for $24 (online)/$29 (email)

JUROR:  David J. Carol is a photographer. He attended the School of Visual Arts and The New School for Social Research where he studied under Lisette Model. He was the first assignment photographer for The Image Bank photo agency (now part of Getty Images) at the age of 26. He currently works daily in the real world of commercial photography as the Director of Photography at Outfront Media (formerly CBS Outdoor). Yet he also loves giving other photographers a platform to share and discuss their work with the photographic community. He is able to do this as a contributing writer and contest judge for Rangefinder Magazine and PDN. He also serves on the Board of Advisers for the Center for Alternative Photography.

AWARDS: All selected entries are included in a full color exhibit catalog & gallery exhibition. Juror’s Choice: 30×48″ image banner. People’s Choice – a free future entry. Honorable Mentions receive free exhibition catalogs and free entry in a future exhibition.

SALES: Free matting & framing of accepted entries, subject to standard sizes. For commission details, go to the bottom of the Submissions page!

For complete details, Read the Full Call!

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CALL for ENTRIES: Faces of Humanity

2015 March 4

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BITS OF BEANIE

I’m torn about chili with beans.  I love it; I do.  And, I live with an acne-prone teenager.  And, kidney beans are high in zinc which helps fight acne.  But, the side effects of consuming large amounts of kidney beans, or any beans for that matter, are daunting.  Let’s leave it at that.  This next Call is good for the face–without the side effects.  Take a look…

Check out this Call for Entries from Art-Competition.net for Faces of Humanity. $15 entry & the prize packages are actually useful.  Investigate the opportunity

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Learn more from art-competition.net!CALL for ENTRIES:
Faces of Humanity

 

ELIGIBILITY: All artists age 18+

MEDIA:  Open to all 2D Media, i.e. painting, drawing, collage, photography, digital, etc.

THEME: “Faces of Humanity” - Seeing our humanity in the faces of different people can bring understanding and connection to the many different cultures of the world. The work can express any aspect from representational to non-representational.

DEADLINE: March 9, 2015

NOTIFICATION: March 13, 2015

ENTRY FEE: $15 for 1, $30 for 3, $60 for 7

AWARDS: 1st Place: $500 cash & other awards valued at $5200. 2nd place: $125 cash & other awards valued at $1625. 3rd Place: $75 cash. 4th Place: $50 cash. 5th Place: $25 cash.

For complete details, Read the Full Call!

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CALL for ENTRIES: Heroes & Villians

2015 March 3

Learn more from the Annmaries Sculpture Sculpture Garden and Arts Center!i hate myself
FOR LOVING YOU

Something borrowed, something new; something green, something like glue.  If I am married to food, the heroes & villians in our relationship are well-defined.  Despite my best efforts, potatoes continue to fight against me in the form of chips, fries & luscious, comforting soup.  They aren’t inherently evil, but they do have a tendency to lean toward the dark side of gluttony for me.  The heroes, conversely, tend to be green & roasted–fresh Brussels sprouts, snap beans & crowns of broccoli.  As I continue to fight the good fight, here’s a great Call that will allow you to fight your own battles.  LOVE this venue…

Check out this Call for Entries from Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center (Solomons, MD) for Heroes & Villians.  $25 entry, epic jurors & great art, time & time again. Take a look…

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Learn more about the TOYS show at Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center!CALL for ENTRIES:
Heroes & Villians

This exhibit invites artists to submit works that celebrate the heroes and villains that populate history, literature, popular culture, folklore, mythology, psychology, and other realms of human experience and expression. As an artist, where do you find inspiration? In the protagonist or the antagonist, or in the many shades of gray in between? Do historical figures fascinate you, or do you turn to fictional characters for your subject matter? Whether you look to history books or comic books, or your own fantastical imagination, this exhibit welcomes artists that explore the complexities and nuances of heroes and villains.”

ELIGIBILITY: Open to all artists working in the US

Learn more from the Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center!MEDIA: Open to all media

DEADLINE: April 1, 2015

NOTIFICATION: April 17, 2015

ENTRY FEE: $25 for up to 4

JUROR: The exhibit will be juried by a 1-2 member panel; typically, one member of the panel is drawn from the Smithsonian Institution.

AWARDS: Annmarie will present cash awards to outstanding work. Jurors will review installed works (not application images) for award selection.  Award amounts are contingent upon sponsorship; typically there are at least three awards each about $250.  All award winning artists will receive an invitation for a solo or group show.

SALES: Annmarie will retain a 40% commission of the listed sale price.

For complete details, Read the Full Call!

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CALL for ENTRIES: Art of Brands (Spring)

2015 February 22

Learn more from Art of Brands!

my italian
HERO

What would we do without the iconic dishes that make up the safety net?  You know the ones…everyone likes some version of it.  They tend to be my “go to” meals on nights when I have to plan in advance.  Since I don’t know what anyone will be in the mood for, I hit the highlights.  Tonight is spaghetti night.  No matter who is coming, I can cover vegetarian, vegan & gluten-free if need be.  This Call is all about iconic art categories.  Please investigate this one.  If you work in 2-D, there is probably a way to make this work for you

Check out this Call for Entries from Art of Brands (a new AAAD sponsor) for Iconic Images.  There is no entry fee, and this could be a great way to earn money from your art.  Take a look…

*Editor’s Note:  So many of you have talked to me about selling your work w/o being bogged down running a gallery or about art fairs or gallery representation.  I know you often leave the conversation not feeling like nothing is accessible.  I like THIS opportunity.  If you work in 2-D, don’t dismiss this Call.  Some of you might consider simply doing what you already do but direct some content to suit this purpose.  It won’t be for everyone, but I think it is a valid option for a lot of you.

Learn more from Art of Brands!CALL for ENTRIES:
Art of Brands
(Spring)

 

ELIGIBILITY:  Open to all artists

MEDIA:  Open to 2 Dimensional work including drawing, painting, illustration, printmaking, photography, digital art, mixed media, etc.

THEME:  Favorite interests (car, city, kids, gaming, sports, technology, wine, etc.) or specific, iconic brands (Alfa Romeo, Concord, celebrities, etc).  Art of Brands is just beginning to fill out their categories, so be sure to let them know if you have work that you think might fit but isn’t currently represented.

Learn more about Art of Brands!DEADLINE:  Ongoing entries wanted. *For my favorite artistic procrastinators, don’t worry, I’ll post this Call for Entries at least once per quarter for a while just in case you are too busy to enter today.

NOTIFICATION:  Within 72 hours of completing the sign-up process

ENTRY FEE:  No entry fee

CURATORS:  A committee of members with backgrounds in art

SALES:  For reproductions (like paper, canvas, di-bond, acrylic/plexi glass) the commission rate is 20%.  Art of Brands also sells originals.  Commission for originals is higher & is discussed with artists individually and separately from the reproduction work. Payments for sales are made to artists on a quarterly basis.

For complete details, Check out Art of Brands online!

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