Call for Artists of The Gateway Arts District!

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Phil Davis, Director of the Brentwood Arts Exchange has sent a note about the exhibition about the Gateway Arts District that they’re helping to put together at Prince George’s Community College. The exhibit “Creative Corridor” is open to any artist who lives, works, or otherwise makes art in the Gateway Arts District.

Below are the details:

CALL FOR ENTRIES
Creative Corridor: Artists of the Gateway Arts District
Marlborough Gallery, Prince George’s Community College

DEADLINE TO APPLY: December 3, 2016

EXHIBITION DATES: January 19 – February 23, 2017

CREATIVE CORRIDOR
The Prince George’s County Gateway Arts District is a nationally recognized initiative that is unique in its focus on artists and their work, with a handful of organizations serving to support nearly 150 professional artists who maintain studios in the Arts District. It is unlike any other area in the Capital region, and anchors sustainable community building along the Route 1 corridor by maintaining its creativity. Creative Corridor at the Prince George’s Community College Marlborough Gallery showcases the important role the Gateway Arts District plays as a cultural hub for the region, as well as the diversity of the work created in it.

ELIGIBILITY
Creative Corridor is open to artists who live, work, or study, or make art in the Prince George’s County Gateway Arts District. Artists must be at least 18 years of age. Artworks should be no more than 60 inches in any dimension, and must have been completed within the past two years. We cannot support time-based or interactive works in this exhibition.

JURORS
Thomas Berault
Professor of Art, Prince George’s Community College
Phil Davis
Director, Brentwood Art Exchange

EXHIBITION TIMELINE
• December 3 – Deadline to apply
• December 10 – Artists notified
• January 7, 9, 10, 11 – Artists drop off work at Brentwood Arts Exchange
• January 19, 2017 – Exhibition Opens to the public
• February 9 – Opening reception, 7-9 pm.
• February 23 – Exhibition closes at 12 noon.
• March 1-5 – Artists pick up artwork at the Brentwood Arts Exchange.

APPLICATION
Artists may submit up to three artworks for consideration
By Email to gatewayartshow@gmail.com. Email applications must be received by midnight on Saturday, December 3.
On a CD delivered to the Brentwood Arts Exchange attn: Creative Corridor. Applications on CD must be received by 4 pm on Saturday, December 3. Each application should include:
• Images of up to 3 artworks to be considered.
• Artists submitting images of three-dimensional artwork may include up to two images of each artwork as details or alternate views of the artworks included in the application.
• A list of works/images that includes titles, media, size, and dates created.
• Image files should be submitted in jpeg format and no larger than 2MB.
• (Optional) An artist’s statement relevant to the artwork submitted.
• (Optional) An SASE for the return of CDs. CDs will not be returned unless an SASE with adequate postage is provided.
• Artists submitting works on CD are strongly encouraged to write their name and email address on the CD.

APPLICATION ADDRESSES
Email
gateawayartshow@gmail.com
Mail/Hand Delivery
Attn: Phil Davis
Brentwood Arts Exchange
3901 Rhode Island Avenue
Brentwood, MD 20722

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

If you have any questions or would like additional information, please contact: gatewayartshow@gmail.com

North Carolina’s Bascom Center Call for Glass Art

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September 5 to December 6, 2015
Loft Gallery
Opening Reception: September 5, 5 to 7 pm 

The Bascom Center for the Visual Arts in Highlands, NC has announced a Call for Artists for its planned fall 2015 show, American Craft Today: Glass, juried by Melissa G. Post, former Curator at the Museum of Glass in Tacoma, Washington.  This will be the center’s first all-glass juried show. The exhibit is scheduled for September 5 through December 6, 2015. Any type of glass art is eligible as long as the primary medium is glass, and artists ages 18 and over who are living and working in the United States are eligible to enter. Entry fee $35

Deadline for entries: July 3. One or two digital images may be submitted via CaFÉ for a $35 non-refundable entry fee. An artist can submit two artworks (one photograph each) or one artwork (two photographs) for consideration. For more information visit CaFE (https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=2613&sortby=fair_name&apply=yes)

Get On the Bus! Call for Bus Public Art

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ROUTE 1 RIDE ANNOUNCES

JURIED PUBLIC ART COMPETITION

Call for Emerging and Established Artists and Designers to Create

Route 1 Mobile Public Artwork

Route 1 Ride Collaborative has announced a call for artists and designers to develop an original work of art. The winning design will be showcased as a bus wrap highlighting the many arts, cultural and entertainment amenities along the Route 1 Corridor, and increase ridership as a way to visit and explore Route 1.

The wrap design, which will be highlighted on TheBus: Route 17, should inspire Route 1 communities from Mt.Rainier to College Park and highlight the unique charms of living, working, and playing in Prince George’s County’s Route One Corridor communities.


In connection with Prince George’s County DPW&T, The Route 1 Ride Collaborative is seeking proposals for original, two-dimensional designs that will be wrapped on the Route 1 Ride buses. One design will be selected to be featured on three buses for a period of at least three years, beginning in the Spring of 2012.

The three selected finalist artist/s / designer/s will receive a $500.00 honorarium for their designs. The final selected artist/s / designer/s receive a $3,000.00 honorarium for their design. The project is generously sponsored by The Route 1 Ride Collaborative and its Municipal members in celebration of the role that the arts play in the Gateway Arts District and the revitalization of Prince George’s County.


Emerging and established artists and designers are encouraged to submit an application. The deadline for submission is Friday, March 2, 2012.


Contact:

Stuart Eisenberg

Call for Artist Coordinator

(301) 683-8267

eisenberg@hyattsvillecdc.org


Alex Hirtle

Route 1 Ride Collaborative Coordinator

301-952-3170

ajhirtle@co.pg.md.us


For additional information on the Route 1 Wrap Call for Artists or to download an application, please visit www.Route1Ride.com or www.hycdc.org.

Call For Artists: Submit Art to New Book About How Artists Achieve Success

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Norwegian-American artist Brit Hammer is well known for her abstract fine art Byzantine glass mosaics and her fresco techniques that use mosaic materials in a new, different way. In addition to her role as artist, coach and teacher, Brit is an independent motivational speaker driven by a passion to inspire everyone to connect with the artist within. She is the author of the bestselling book Breakout! Your Pathway to Success.
Brit has a new book in progress, a coffee table style book illustrated with lots of artwork images
in all media.Titled “Rise to Fame”, the author seeks to explain what must happen on the inside to reach the level of sustainable success and one’s highest potential. Brit has announced a call to artists to submit artwork images and information for inclusion.
From Brit’s call for entries: The e
ntries must illustrate an artist’s personal “voice” and be refined, cutting-edge fine art. ALL MEDIA including drawings, fiber art, sculpture, jewelry, glass, paintings, fine art mosaic and mixed-media will be considered for inclusion. NO COST TO ENTER

Up to 3 artworks and 6 images per artist may be entered. All entries must be original works and be created by the submitting artist(s) within the past 5 years.

ENTRY DEADLINE: 29 May 2011

Click HERE to jump to the web link for the book’s call to artists.

Call 4 Artists!

>Spring is soon, and as we all know, in the spring, an artist’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of “Calls for Entries”.

Visual Overture Magazine, a quarterly publication that promotes emerging artists, has begun the entry process for its Summer 2011 Featured Emerging Artists competition. Seven artists (any medium) are selected (by artPark author Rob Jones) and featured in the magazine. Selected artists are presented on a two-page spread with images of their work, interview questions, artist statement, and contact details.

Entries are only $17 per artist – artists to submit digital files electronically. Complete the entry form and get three images to VO by April 18, 2011.

Also-
Torpedo Factory Art Center’s Annual Call

Deadline: February 28, 2011.

Open call for Washington, D.C. metro area artists for Torpedo Factory Art Center’s 2011 annual jury for artist members. Drop off date: February 28, 2011. The Torpedo Factory’s annual jury will be held February 28 – March 3, 2011.

The Torpedo Factory houses more than 165 artists in combination studio/gallery space. The application form and submission requirements are available on their website. Accepting submissions by emerging and established artists in all media. Direct inquiries to Michele Hoben at mphoben@aol.com.

Who are the jurors?
There are separate 3-person panels judging the 2-D work and the 3-D work. The jurors are highly qualified professional artists, curators, teachers, museum directors and the like, who are independent of the Torpedo Factory. Their decision is final. They will look for work that meets the highest standards of professionalism and promise.
NOTE: This jury process is NOT a critique. Artists will not receive a critique.

2D Jurors for 2011
Zoe Charlton
Vesela Sretenovic
Janos Enyedi

3D Jurors for 2011
Binnie Fry
Chris Shea
Novie Trump

Call For Entries St Louis Craft Alliance

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Gregory Grennon oil on glass

Saint Louis’ Craft Alliance has announced a national invitational and juried exhibition titled “Identify Yourself” – exhibition dates are May 20-July 3 , 2011.

The theme of the show is, “Who are you? What is your history and what makes you, you?” The curator/juror, noted gallery owner Duane Reed, will be choosing work that explores ideas pertaining to cultural identity, psychological identity or personal narrative.

Some of the invited artists include Sonya Clark, Gregory Grennon, Elizabeth Lo, Mark Newport and Joyce J. Scott. The exhibition will be at the Craft Alliance DELMAR LOOP location: 6640 Delmar Blvd, Saint Louis, MO 63130.

All featured works must be made of clay, glass, metal fiber or wood.

Entry postmark deadline is MARCH 25, 2011.

Click HERE to jump to prospectus.

Gateway Arts District ‘Call for Entries’

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Call for Entries:
Artists of the Gateway Arts District
A Juried Exhibition

Application deadline: January 29, 2010 – 5:00pm
All submissions must be received by 5:00pm on Friday, January 29.

Dates

  • Application deadline: January 29, 2010.
  • Notification of selected works: February 9, 2010
  • Artwork drop-off period: February 23-24, 2010
  • Opening Reception and Center Grand Opening: March 19, 2010
  • Exhibition Closes: April 10, 2010
  • Artwork pick-up period: April 12-13, 2010

ABOUT THE GALLERY

The M-NCPPC occupies approximately one quarter of the Gateway Arts Center, in which we feature a gallery, a contemporary craft showcase, and an arts classroom. The art gallery is approximately 1,300 square feet. It has high, open ceilings, track lighting, and pristine white walls.

JUROR

F. Lennox Campello is one of the Mid Atlantic’s best known arts personalities. Educated in art at the University of Washington School of Art, Campello is a widely published freelance art critic, a curator with more than one hundred exhibitions under his belt, an award winning artist, a radio and TV personality often heard on NPR, the Voice of America, and MHZ TV’s “ArtsMedia News”, a former and charter Associate Dealer for Sothebys.com, and one of the internet’s seminal visual arts bloggers. His Daily Campello Art News (dcartnews.blogspot.com) is one of the web’s earliest and most popular art blogs with nearly a million visitors a year. Campello is also the co-founder of the Fraser Galleries of Washington, DC and Bethesda, Maryland, which he co-owned for ten years until 2006.

ELIGIBILITY & SUBMISSION CRITERIA

This call-for-entries is open to all artists 18 years old or older who live, work, or have studios in the Gateway Arts District in Prince George’s County, that includes Mt. Rainier, Brentwood, North Brentwood, and Hyattsville, MD.

Due to space limitations and the high volume of traffic expected at the grand opening events, only 2-D and wall-mounted 3-D work will be considered.

WHAT TO SEND

Materials should be submitted by mail or delivered in person. We can not accept submissions via email. Please send:

A CD/DVD containing images and/or segments of audio/video, each no longer than five minutes in duration.

Artists may submit a maximum of 3 art works for consideration.

All works must be original (no reproductions.)

A printed list of the works submitted, with titles, media, and dimensions.

if you would like your materials returned, please include an SASE.

GUIDELINES FOR DIGITAL FILES

Effort will be made to review all submissions, regardless of format. However, applicants should be aware that incompatible files may cause submissions to be rejected. Applicants are encouraged to format files as described below.

All materials should be clearly labeled with the artist’s name.

Name each file according to the following format: “last name” underscore “document”. Example: jones_statement.pdf.

Please number each image file corresponding to the work sample list, the following format: Example: 01_jones_untitled.jpg.

Image files should not be larger than 1MB., and should be formatted as jpeg, tiff, or png.

Video and audio submissions may be submitted as a DVD, or on a CD and formatted as Quicktime, Windows Media, .wav, or .mpeg files, as appropriate.

Text files must be compatible with Microsoft Office 2003.

DELIVERY & INSTALLATION

Artists are responsible for transporting work to and from the gallery. Art work must be delivered ready to hang and appropriately presented. Art works that differ significantly from the images submitted for judging may be rejected. We invite you to deliver your work in person. If you need to ship the work, please call us to let us know what arrangements you have made.

The exhibition will be installed and dismantled by M-NCPPC staff unless the nature of the work requires special assistance.

SALES & INSURANCE

The M-NCPPC will retain a 25% commission on all art works sold during, or as a result of the exhibition. M-NCPPC will be responsible for the safekeeping of all consigned artworks while they are in the custody of the Brentwood Art Center or while being handled by authorized M-NCPPC staff, from the agreed delivery date through the agreed removal date.

Send Materials To:

Arts & Cultural Heritage Division, M-NCPPC

7833 Walker Dr. Suite 430

Greenbelt, MD 20770

If you have any questions or would like additional information, please contact:

Phil Davis, Assistant Director, Gateway Arts Center

tel. 301-277-2863; tty. 301-446-6802; fax. 301-277-2865

phil.davis@pgparks.com

Laurel Art Guild’s Call For Artists

>41st Annual LAG Open Juried Exhibition
The Laurel Art Guild (located in the grounds of the historic Montpelier Mansion) is a non-profit organization of people interested in the advancement of the fine arts. Each year, the organization has a call for artists to submit entries for their annual juried exhibition of artwork. This year is the 41st Open Juried Exhibition, and I am honored to be the judge for this year’s event.
The membership of the Guild consists of professional and amateur artists expressing themselves through a wide variety of media. The Guild strives to promote public appreciation for the support of its endeavors through community involvement.
For more information on the Laurel Art Guild, including membership and exhibition opportunities – click HERE.

Laurel Art Guild 41st Annual Open Juried Exhibition Eligibility
Any artist who resides in the District of Columbia, Maryland, or Virginia (DMV) over 18 years old may submit two entries, however, only one entry per artist will be exhibited.
Any original two dimensional work in any medium, completed in the last three years and not previously shown at Montpelier Arts Center, is eligible. Framed dimensions must not exceed 48″ high X 36″ wide. Wall mounted three dimensional work that meets the specific hanging requirements will be considered.
Screening will be done by 35mm slides or jpg files on disk.

  • Show Schedule for the exhibitors
    January 29 Postmark Deadline for slides/CD
    February 15 Notifications will be available on website
    March 2 Deliver Art Work; 12-2pm & 6-8pm
    March 5 Exhibit opens to the public
    March 7 Reception 2-4pm
    March 28 Exhibit closes
    March 29 Pick up artwork; 12-2pm & 6-8pm

Questions can be referred to Sherill Anne Gross at: lagopen@laurelartguild.org

Click HERE for complete Call-for-Entry prospectus pdf.