Opportunity Watch

The listings in this section have been carefully compiled by our staff at Artists for Art's Sake. These will be issued upto four to five times a year and contain a summary of opportunities. Detailed information can be found using the links provided in the overview. Contact information is also provided, in case the website is not adequate.

Awards

1. DEADLINE: Sat, January 10, 2009  

National Open Small Works Exhibition

Feb 26 – March 20, 2009. Awards: Solo show at NAWA Gallery in NYC, 3 free memberships, cash prizes. Open to US women artists 18+. Media: WOC, WOP, Printmaking, Photo and Sculpture. Entry fee: $20/3 images.30% commission. Juried by NAWA members. Prospectus: SASE to National Association of Women Artists, 80 Fifth Ave, Suite 1405, New York, NY 10011 or www.nawanet.org.
Contact: National Association of Women Artists |   | 
www.nawanet.org | 


 

2. DEADLINE: Fri, May 01, 2009  

Lake Arrowhead Rotary Club Art & Wine Festival

June 20-21, 2009 - Outdoor juried art show including the following categories of original art: painting, drawing, photography, printmaking, sculpture, wood carving, mixed media, jewelry, glass art, ceramic art. Applications available on www. lakearrowheadrotary.net.Contact: Kathy O'Fallon |  909 336-7278 | lakearrowheadrotary.net | kofallon@verizon.net 

 

 

Exhibition Opportunities

·         DEADLINE: Thu, January 01, 2009  

Narrative Art
The NEW ART GROUP www.newartgroup.com curates this exhibit at the Watchung Arts Center, in Watchung, NJ. All media welcomed provided work hangs on the wall. No work larger than 72 inches. Show runs April 3-30, 2009. Opening reception April 5, 1-4p. Send 5-6 images to Jim Fuess 682 Plainfield Avenue, Berkeley Heights, NJ 07922. Include SASE for return of slides/CD. No fee but accepted artists are asked to donate $35 to Arts Center at drop off on April 1, 2009. All work hand delivery/pick-up. No insurance.30% commission.
Contact: Jim Fuess |   | 
www.newartgroup.com | jimfuess@comcast.net


 

·         DEADLINE: Sun, February 01, 2009  

Hard Times/Down Home

The New Art Group www.newartgroup.com curates this exhibit at the Watchung Arts Center, Watchung, NJ. All media welcomed provided work hangs on wall. No work larger than 72 inches. Show runs May 3-29, 2009. Opening Reception May 3 from 1-4p. Send 3 images to Paul Pinkman, 1211 Lakeview Terrace, Plainfield, NJ 07060. Include SASE to return slides/CD. No fee but accepted artists asked to donate $35 to Arts Center at drop off on May 1. All work hand delivery/pick-up. No insurance. 30% commission.
Contact: Paul Pinkman |   | 
www.newartgroup.com | paul@pinkmania.com


 



 



Juried Shows, Gallery Settings

DEADLINE: Sat, December 13, 2008  

2009 Florida Artists Juried Exhibition

Gainesville Fine Arts Association. January 13 - March 5. $1,750+ cash/awards. All artists age 18+ residing in Florida. Media: original artwork, including digitally created art, photography, and sculpture, created after January 1, 2007. Entry fee: $40 for up to three works. $35 for current GFAA members. Juror: Jeffrey Smart Baisden. Member Florida Artists Group, Signature Member Colored Pencil Society of America.
Contact: Ray Barnett |  352-376-4870 | www.gainesvillefinearts.com/JuriedShowProspectus | dreamchaser187@msn.com 




DEADLINE: Mon, December 15, 2008  

8TH BIENNIAL EXHIBITION

A.I.R. Gallery. Open to all women artists. Juror: Lilly Wei, contributing editor at ARTnews and Art Asia Pacific. Prospectus: SASE to A.I.R. Gallery, 111 Front St, Brooklyn, NY 11201 or www.airgallery.org.
Contact: A.I.R. Gallery |   | www.airgallery.org | 


 

DEADLINE: Mon, December 15, 2008  

NATIONAL FIBER DIRECTIONS EXHIBITION 2009

Wichita Center for the Arts. March 13 - May 10, 2009. $7,500 in cash & purchase awards. Open to US artists. Hand-woven or handmade fiber forms. Entry fee $30/3 pcs (digital photo in jpeg format & mailed in on a CD or e-mailed) 40% commission. Juror: Jason Pollen, Professor & Chair of the Fiber Department at Kansas City Art Institute, President of the Surface Design Association. Prospectus: The Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central, Wichita, KS 67206, www.wcfta.com .
Contact: Wichita Center for the Arts |   | www.wcfta.com |  


  

DEADLINE: Mon, December 29, 2008  

Juried Photography Exhibition: "La Sight"

DAC Gallery. January 20 – February 13, 2009. Open to all artists worldwide, 18 and over, not currently represented by CAS. The focus of this show is images of Los Angeles. Photographers should reveal images of LA that are uncommon to the outsider and give an insight to what the culture of LA means. Juror: Allen Terrell, Program Manager, has been curating shows for over 15 years and oversees three art centers in the Los Angeles area. Entry fee: $35 for up to 10 images. Artist may send color printouts, CD via mail or images via e-mail. 40% of the selling price will be retained by DAC Gallery. Prospectus: SASE to 828 S. Main St., Los Angeles, CA 90014. Website: www.dacgallery.com.
Contact: DAC Gallery |   | www.dacgallery.com |  



DEADLINE: Wed, December 31, 2008  

ART 2009 NATIONAL 2-D JURIED COMPETITION. Feb 20 – March 26, 2009.Awards: $2,500.00 +. Entry fee: $30/1-3 entries Juror: Ken Rollins; Director Emeritus, Gulf Coast Museum of Art. For prospectus: www.highlandsmota.org , SASE to Highlands Museum of the Arts, 1989 Lakeview Dr , Sebring, FL, 33870.
Contact: Highlands Museum of the Arts |   | www.highlandsmota.org |  


 
 DEADLINE: Fri, January 02, 2009  

41ST ANNUAL VISUAL ARTS EXHIBITION

Visual Arts Society of Texas. April
23 – May 31, 2009. Awards: $1000 best of show; $10,000+ cash and merchandise. Open to US artists (see prospectus). Entry fee: Members, $30/3 max, Non-members, $35/ 3 max (slides/digital images) 30% commission. Juror: Dan Piersol, Curator, Mississippi Museum of Art. Prospectus: SASE to VAST, PO Box 1281, Denton, TX 76202, www.vastarts.org , deanna.wood@verizon.net , 940-383-1092. Full color catalog provided
Contact: Deanna Wood |  940-383-1092 | www.vastarts.org | deanna.wood@verizon.net 


 


DEADLINE: Fri, January 02, 2009  

MIDWEST PHOTOGRAPY 2009 JURIED SHOW

University of Indianapolis Department of Art & Design. February 23 – March 27, 2009. Cash awards. Open to artists 18+; residences of IN, OH, KY, IL, MI. Media: photography, mixed media, and 3-D photography. Entry fee: $20.00. Juried by the Department of Art & Design of the University of Indianapolis. Prospectus: SASE to University of Indianapolis, 1400 Hanna Ave, Indianapolis, IN 16277, call 317-788-3253, www.art.uindy.edu .
Contact: University of Indianapolis Dept of Art & Design |  317-788-3253 | www.art.uindy.edu |  



 
DEADLINE: Tue, January 06, 2009  

8TH ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION
Fraser Gallery. Feb. 13 – March 7, 2009. $950 in prize money. An opportunity for photographers to exhibit their work in one of the Greater Washington DC area’s premier independent fine arts galleries. Entry fee: $25/3 entries. 50% commission. Juror: Catriona Fraser, International award winning photographer & owner/director of Fraser Gallery. Download application and info: http://www.thefrasergallery.com/photocomp/html , e-mail info@thefrasergallery.com , 301-718-9651.
Contact: The Fraser Gallery |  301-718-9651 | http://www.thefrasergallery.com/photocomp/html | info@thefrasergallery.com 



 
DEADLINE: Fri, January 09, 2009  

DRAWING FROM PERCEPTION VI
Robert & Elaine Stein Galleries. Wright State University. March 31- May 3, 2009. Cash and Juror’s Awards. Open to US artists 18+. Work must be completed within the past 2 years; current students, staff & faculty of Wright State ineligible. Entry fee: $25/3entries. Juror: Ruth Miller. Prospectus: SASE to DFP VI Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries, A128 CAC, 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy. Dayton, OH 45435-0001, visit www.wright.edu/artgalleries/dfpvi.html or email: artgalleries@wright.edu.
Contact: Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries |   | www.wright.edu/artgalleries/dfpvi.html | artgalleries@wright.edu




DEADLINE: Fri, January 09, 2009  

32nd ANNUAL ART ON PAPER

Maryland Federation of Art. March 6 – April 15, 2009. $1500 in cash awards. Open to US artists. Media: Any work on or of paper. Entry fee: $25/1-2 entries, additional 4, $5 ea. 30% commission. Juror: Lulen Walker, Art Collection Curator, Georgetown University Library’s Collection Research Center. Prospectus: SASE to MFA, Dept. AOP-AC, PO Box 1866, Annapolis, MD 21404, 410- 268-4566, www.mdfedart.org, e-mail info@mdfedart.org, subject line: AOP-AC.

Contact: Maryland Federation of Art |  410- 268-4566 | www.mdfedart.org | info@mdfedart.org 


 

DEADLINE: Sat, January 10, 2009  

NATIONAL OPEN SMALL WORKS EXHIBITION

Feb 26 – March 20, 2009. Awards: Solo show at NAWA Gallery in NYC, 3 free memberships, cash prizes. Open to US women artists 18+. Media: WOC, WOP, Printmaking, Photo and Sculpture. Entry fee: $20/3 images.30% commission. Juried by NAWA members. Prospectus: SASE to National Association of Women Artists, 80 Fifth Ave, Suite 1405, New York, NY 10011 or www.nawanet.org.
Contact: National Association of Women Artists (NAWA) |   | www.nawanet.org | 




DEADLINE: Mon, January 12, 2009  

19TH ANNUAL MID-ATLANTIC ART EXHIBITION
D’Art Center. March 6 – April 17, 2009. Awards: $3000.. Open to artists 18+. All media. Entry fee: $30/up to5 images. 40% commission. Juror: Lennox Campello, artist and co-founder of Fraser Galleries of Washington DC. Prospectus: SASE to D’Art Center, 208 E. Main St, Norfolk, VA 23510, www.d-artcenter.org, 757-625-4211.
Contact: D'Art Center |  757-625-4211 | www.d-artcenter.org |  


                                                                                                                                              DDEADLINE: Thu, January 15, 2009  

First Response: Artists Imagine...America


"How will Obama's election change our world?"
Open to all women artists working in all media.
Curator: Jerelle Kraus, former Art Director of the New York Times.
Download a prospectus from www.penandbrush.org, or send SASE to Pen and Brush, 16 E. 10th St., New York, NY 10003.
Works can be exhibited in an un-framed, un-matted, and less prepared state for this exhibition.
Contact: Jonah Rosen, Senior Associate |  212-475-3669 | www.penandbrush.org | info@penandbrush.org 



 
DEADLINE: Fri, January 16, 2009  

SMALL WORKS

31st National Juried Exhibition at Harper College. Exhibition: March/April 2009. A national juried show of artwork no more that 22” in largest dimension (including frame for 2-D work).All media except jewelry, film and video, submit digital images only. For prospectus, download from www.harpercollege.edu, http://www.harpercollege.edu (search for “Small Works”). Questions: contact: smallworks@harpercollege.edu.
Contact: Harper College |   | www.harpercollege.edu | smallworks@harpercollege.edu




DEADLINE: Mon, January 19, 2009  

Missouri Watercolor Society’s 9th Annual Watercolor National Exhibition

Winston Churchill Memorial and Library, Fulton, MO, April 1 - May 17, 2009. Juror of Selection: John Salminen. Juror of Awards: Marlin Rotach. Top cash award, $1000; 16 cash awards; $6000 anticipated. Slide deadline: Jan. 19. Prospectus: send #10 SASE to: Missouri Watercolor Society, 1406 Kenwood Drive, Fulton, MO 65251-1317; phone: 573-642-6410; e-mail: georgetutt@socket.net or download: www.mowsart.com
Contact: Winston Churchill Memorial and Library |  573-642-6410 | www.mowsart.com | georgetutt@socket.net



 


DEADLINE: Fri, January 23, 2009  

May Exhibit: Contemporary Sculpture 2009

The Art Center in Grand Junction, CO is having it's 12th Annual Contemporary Exhibit juried by Bay Area Artist Michael Meyers. For perspectus go to www.gjartcenter.org or call 970-243-7337 ext 6 for information. Entry deadline is Jan.23 2009. Michael Meyers received the 2007 Pollock Krasner Grant and participated in the 2003 Whitney Biennial. To see more of his work go to www.studiomichealmeyers.com.
Contact: Camille Silverman |  970-243-7337 ext 6 | www.gjartcenter.org | csilverman@gjartcenter.org




DEADLINE: Fri, January 23, 2009  

Powerful and Fragile Earth Juried Exhibition

Fredericksburg Center for Creative Arts. March 2009.Cash awards. All media. Entry fee: $25/1st, $5/ea.add’l. FCCA members: $15/1st, $5/ea add’l. Prospectus: Fredericksburg Center for Creative Arts. March 2009.Cash awards. All media. Entry fee: $25/1st, $5/ea.add’l. FCCA members: $15/1st, $5/ea add’l. Prospectus: www.fccava.org. Mail it with entry form, fee, SASE, CD/slides to FCCA, 813 Sophia St., Fredericksburg, VA 22401. More Info: 540-373-5646. Mail it with entry form, fee, SASE, CD/slides to FCCA, 813 Sophia St., Fredericksburg, VA 22401. More Info: 540-373-5646.
Contact: Fredericksburg Center for Creative Arts |   | www.fccava.org |  

 


DEADLINE: Sat, January 31, 2009  

Englewood Arts National Juried Art Show

7th Annual Juried Art Show accepting digital entries only for 2-D and 3-D work - no computer-generated, photography or wearable art. Located in Englewood, Colorado. Show will be Apr 30 - May 23, 2009. Awards. Enter on-line at www.englewoodarts.org with $25 fee.
Contact: Meredith Wortzel |   | englewoodarts.org | meredith.wortzel@englewoodarts.org




DEADLINE: Sat, January 31, 2009  

THROUGH A LENS: CONTRASTING ELEMENTS

Kellicutt International Juried Photo Show. Coastal Arts League, Half Moon Bay, CA. April/May 2009. $3,500+ in awards. Media: All forms of photography. Entry fee: Non CAL members; $20/1st, $5 ea. add’l(10 max.) CAL members; $10/1st, $5 ea.add’l (10 max) Jurors: Michael Collopy, Charles Cramer, Janet Jones. Prospectus and info: http://www.coastalartsleague.com/photoshow.
Contact: Coastal Arts League |   | http://www.coastalartsleague.com/photoshow | 




DEADLINE: Sat, January 31, 2009  

2009 NATIONAL JURIED ART EXHIBITION

Art League of Hilton Head. May 1- 24, 2009. $10,000 in cash awards. Media: Mixed, Oil/acrylic, pastel, 3D, watermedia, photography, all other. Entry fee: $35/1, $44/2, $50/3 pieces. 40% commission. Juror: Craig Srebnik, award-winning painter and instructor. Prospectus : Art League of Hilton Head, 7 Duck Field Rd., Hilton Head, SC 29928 or 843-681-5060.
Contact: Art League of Hilton Head |  843-681-5060 |  | 




DEADLINE: Sat, January 31, 2009  

18th National Art Exhibition and Sale by Artist Association of Northern Colorado

Show held at the Lincoln Center. Reception April 10. Cash and merchandise awards of more than $6500.
All media, original art only (maximum width 72") of any media produced in the last two years and not previously entered in any AANC national shows. All entries submitted must be for sale with price set on entry. A 30% commission will be charged by the sponsors. Digital entries, online or mail CD. Download prospectus from website: www.artistsassoc.com Presented by The Artists Association of Northern Colorado, Fort Collins.
Contact: Helen Cook |  970-223-8297 | www.artistsassoc.com | info@artistsassoc.com




DEADLINE: Sun, February 01, 2009  

"Multiplicity" National Juried Art Event

March 13-April 10, 2009.
$1000 prizes. $500 1st Place, $350 2nd Place, $150 3rd Place. US artists 18+.
Juror: Barbara Cooper, MFA Chicago Artist. Entry fee: $25/3 images, jpegs or slides.
All media. Accepted works only. 100# hand deliver, install & pickup.
Sales made directly to artist, 30% donation to Gallery appreciated.
No insurance. SASE for prospectus Union Street Gallery, 1527 Otto Blvd.,
Chicago Heights, IL 60411 or download at www.unionstreetgallery.org.
Contact: Union Street Gallery |   | www.unionstreetgallery.org | 




DEADLINE: Sun, February 01, 2009  

Textile Fusion, Surface Design Association Juried Fashion Show

Merging fashion with art in Nelson-Atkins Museum's thrilling architectural setting, the fashion show at SDA’s 2009 conference departs from conventional runway design. Artist-made garment selections based on creativity, thematic relevance, quality, design sophistication. Show director is professional costume designer Georgianna Londre Buchanan.
Prospectus downloadable from www.surfacedesign.org; click “Conference.” For further information, e-mail glondre@hotmail.com or phone 816.810.1502.

Contact: Georgianna Londre Buchanan |  816-810-1502 | www.surfacedesign.org | glondre@hotmail.com




DEADLINE: Mon, February 02, 2009  

Art into Life/Life into Art: Celebrating Women's History

Open to all women artists working in all media.
Entry deadline: February 2, 2009
Curated by Midori Yoshimoto, Associate Professor of Art History and Gallery Director, New Jersey City University
Download prospectus from www.penandbrush.org, or send SASE to Women’s History, The Pen and Brush, 16 E. 10th St., New York, NY 10003.

Contact: Jonah Rosen, Senior Associate |  212-475-3669 | www.penandbrush.org | info@penandbrush.org




DEADLINE: Fri, February 06, 2009  

Chesapeake Art Show

Hope House Foundation. April 25 – 26, 2009. Awards: $1,500.00. Open to artists 18+ worldwide. Media: Painting, pottery, wood, metals, photography. Entry fee; $15/ 5 slides or CDs. $100.00 booth fee. Anonymous jurors. Prospectus: Hope House Foundation, 801 Boush St, Ste. 302, Norfolk, VA 23510, www.hope-house.org.
Contact: Hope House Foundation |   | www.hope-house.org | 




DEADLINE: Sat, February 14, 2009  

Larson Gallery 36th National Juried Photography Exhibition

CALL FOR ENTRIES: National Biennial Juried Photo Exhibition, April 3 - May 2, 2009. Entry deadline: February 14, 2009. Open to: USA and territories. Media: All forms of photography created within last two years. Entry Format: Slides / CDs. Fees: $12 / image submission (limit 4). Awards: Approximately $3000. Download prospectus: www.larsongallery.org or send SASE to: Larson Gallery, PO Box 22520, Yakima, WA 98907-2520.
Contact: Larson Gallery |  509-574-4875 | www.larsongallery.org | gallery@yvcc.edu




DEADLINE: Fri, February 20, 2009  

The Bethesda Painting Awards

The Bethesda Urban Partnership. June 3 – July 4, 2009. Open to artists from Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C. working in all original 2-D painting, oil, watercolor, gouache, encaustic and mixed media. Artwork should not exceed 60 inches in width and should not be more than 2 years old. Awards: $10,000 – Best in Show, $2,000 – Second Prize, $1,000 – Third Prize, Young Artists. Entry fee: $25 for application and 5 slides of work (SASE of you want slides/CD returned). The Fraiser Gallery will collect 20% commission. Insurance is available. Prospectus: SASE to Bethesda A & E District, 7700 Old Georgetown Rd., Bethesda, MD, 20814. Website: www.bethesda.org.
Contact: Frasier Gallery |   | www.bethesda.org | 




DEADLINE: Mon, March 02, 2009  

SPRING EXHIBITION 2009
Springfield, Oregon Show dates: April 28 - May 29, 2009
Over $6000 in cash prizes, paintings only, no photos, no collages. $30 entry fee
for 2 images, $10 for each additional. 30% sales commission. Prospectus: SASE to Attn: Emerald Spring Exhibition 2009, Emerald Art Center, 500 Main St, Springfield, OR 97477, www.emeraldartcenter.org.
Contact: Emerald Spring Exhibition 2009 |   | www.emeraldartcenter.org | 




DEADLINE: Thu, March 05, 2009  (or until filled)

Assembled Allegories: What's Your Story?
Juried Exhibition. Artisans Center of Virginia. May 14- June 24, 2009. Cash awards. Open to artists residing in the US. Media: All fine craft. Entry fee: $25/3 slides or digital images. 60% commission. Juror: Cheryl Hartley, General Manager, Tamarack, Beckley, WV. Prospectus: SASE to Artisans Center of Virginia, PO Box 452, Waynesboro,VA 22980
Contact: Elizabeth Moss |  877-508-6069 | www.artisanscenterofvirginia.org | acv@ntelos.net




DEADLINE: Thu, March 26, 2009  

VMRC Juried Multimedia Art Exhibition


6th Annual Juried Multimedia Art Exhibition, May 31 - July 5, 2009. $5,000+ in awards including $1,000 Best in Show. Jurors: Yuriko Yamaguchi, MFA; Robert Stuart, MFA; Margot Bergman, MFA. NO commission charged on artwork sales; sales averaged 24% over five years. Entry deadline: March 26, 2009. Entry fee: $30/1-3 entries. For details visit http://www.vmrc.org/artexhibition. Additional information, contact Anne Finlayson artexhibit@vmrc.org.
Contact: Anne Finlayson |  540-564-3400 | www.vmrc.org/artexhibition | artexhibit@vmrc.org




DEADLINE: Sat, May 02, 2009  

Alpan International 2009

"Alpan International 2009", August 29 - September 26, 2009. Awards: Group show, $500 for Best of Show, inclusion in the online registry for two years. Juror: Rhonda Cooper, Director of the University Art Gallery at the Staller Center at Stony Brook University. Prospectus available at www.alpangallery.org/alpaninternational.aspx, or artists may send a SASE to: Alpan International 2009, Alpan Gallery, 2 West Carver St., Huntington, NY 11743.
Contact: John Remsen |  631 423 4433 | www.alpangallery.org | info@alpangallery.org