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May 30 2008

Competition “Best of 2008″

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DEADLINE AUGUST 01, 2008

Germany, Hamburg – Contests, Juried Art Shows, Acrylic, Digital Media, Mixed media, Sculpture, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel, Photography Art Gallery

Marziart International Gallery invites all Artists, 18 years or older, to the competition “Best of the year 2008″ in 7 different categories. The intention is to give talented artist the chance to present their works to the german public and to underline their creativity without paying the usual exhibition fee to the gallery. The competition is open to all visual artists working in the media photography, painting and sculpture (no installations) The categories are the follows: Landscape – Citylife – Interior – Still Life – Portrait /People – Nature/Animals – Abstract The exhibition will take place at the Marziart international Gallery in Hamburg, Germany 29th of August 2008 – 11th of September 2008 The winners of each 7 categories and the best sculptor will be presented at the Gallery with 5 – 8 artworks and on the gallery website for minimum one year. Entry fee : 30Euro or 45 USD for up to 5 images, 5 Euro or 7 USD (for each additional image) More Details at : website or email. Application Deadline: 1st of August 2008
Marziart International Gallery, Eppendorfer Weg 110-112, 20259, Hamburg, Germany
Prospectus: http://www.marziart.com/Wettbewerbe2008/Start-Competition.HTM

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May 30 2008

A Show of Heads – Call to Artists

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DEADLINE AUGUST 31, 2008 – $2600 in Awards

United States New York, Hudson – Contests, Juried Art Shows, Acrylic, Ceramics, Crafts, Digital Media, Glass, Mosiac, Illustration, Mixed media, Sculpture, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel, Photography, Poetry, Video/Film Art Gallery

A SHOW OF HEADS is a thematic exhibition based on the portrayal and interpretation of the human head to be held at the Limner Gallery, November 1 – 29, 2008. Open for entry to all artists. Entry deadline August 31.
SlowArt Productions, 123 Warren St, 12543, Hudson, New York, United States
Website: http://www.slowart.com/prospectus/head.htm

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May 30 2008

Call for Entries – Introspections

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DEADLINE JULY 01, 2008

United States New York, St. James – Contests, Juried Art Shows, Acrylic, Ceramics, Crafts, Digital Media, Glass, Mosiac, Illustration, Mixed media, Sculpture, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel, Photography, Poetry, Video/Film Art Gallery

The Smithtown Township Arts Council is now accepting entries for Introspections, A Juried Self-Portrait Exhibition to be held August 16 – September 22, 2008. Juror Amy Mackie is an assistant curator at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York. Artists are invited to submit work exploring various modes of representing the self. All media (drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, video, film, sound, performance, and installation) will be considered. Entry deadline is July 1 2008, and must be submitted as 300 ppi jpeg files on CD only. For prospectus send SASE to STAC, 660 Rte 25A, St. James, NY 11780 or visit website.
Website: http://www.stacarts.org/exhibits/show/18

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May 30 2008

9th Annual Will’s Creek Survey Exhibition

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DEADLINE JULY 01, 2008 – $5000 in Awards

United States Cumberland, MD Contests, Juried Art Shows, Acrylic, Ceramics, Crafts, Digital Media, Glass, Mosiac, Illustration, Mixed media, Sculpture, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel, Photography Art Organization

The 9th Annual Will’s Creek Survey is a juried art exhibition that is open to visual artists from across the United States. This year, the exhibition will be held in the Allegany Arts Council`s brand new Saville Gallery located at 9 North Centre Street in Downtown Cumberland`s Arts & Entertainment District. The exhibit showcases a wide variety of contemporary art and fine craft. Juror, Sarah Newman, Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art at the Corcoran Museum in Washington, DC. $25 for two entries. Deadline: Postmark July 1, 2008. $1000 Best of Show – $5,000+ in awards Allegany Arts Council, 52 Baltimore Street, 21502, Cumberland, MD 21502, United States

Prospectus:http://www.alleganyartscouncil.org/downloads/WCS2008INSIDE2.pdf

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May 30 2008

I (PRONOUN) JURIED SHOW – CALL TO ARTISTS

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DEADLINE JULY 14, 2008
Online Event – Contests, Juried Art Shows, Acrylic, Ceramics, Crafts, Digital Media, Glass, Mosiac, Illustration, Mixed media, Sculpture, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel, Photography, Poetry, Video/Film Online Gallery
I (PRONOUN) Projekt30 is accepting self-portraits for our upcoming juried show “I (pronoun)”. This show will consist entirely of self-portraits, though what can be considered a “self-portrait” will be broadly interpreted so as to allow artists of all styles and disciplines to participate. The exhibition will be publicly juried, meaning all artwork submitted will be presented online prior to the exhibition so visitors of Projekt30 may help select which artists will be included. The final exhibition will include 30 artists. Deadline: July 14, 2008 Publicly Juried: July 18, 2008 – August 5, 2008 Opens: August 8, 2008 Fee: $35 for up to 10 images. For a complete prospectus go to website.
Website: http://www.projekt30.com/
Prospectus: http://www.projekt30.com/i_prospectus.html

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May 30 2008

Artistswanted.org – EXPOSURE – Call for Entries

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DEADLINE JUNE 17, 2008 – $2008 in Awards
Online Event – Contests, Juried Art Shows, Photography
Artists Wanted (http://www.artistswanted.org) is proud to announce EXPOSURE: a nationwide open call for photography! All photographers will have their own online portfolio & receive a complimentary copy of JPG Magazine. The Top Photographers will be selected by New York Times Photo Editor Patrick Witty, Supermodel and Fashion Icon Tiiu Kuik, and NYC Gallery Owner David Kesting for the following award opportunities: The Grand Prize: The Top Photographer will have their work presented in a massive scale photo show on buildings in the top New York City Art Districts: Chelsea, Dumbo and Williamsburg. Their work will also be featured at an Opening Event at the Leo Kesting Gallery in Manhattan on August 9th and they will receive: $2,008 cash, a full-press promotional campaign and a feature in our upcoming publication, “The Annual”. Student Award: The Top Student Photographer will receive a $1,000 scholarship; a feature in “The Annual” and their work will be presented at the Opening Event. Educator`s Grant: The Educator of the Top Student Photographer will receive a $500 discretionary grant and a feature in “The Annual” for Teaching Excellence. People`s Choice Award: The public will vote on all the portfolios on our site and select their Favorite Artist. The People`s Choice Photographer will receive a $500 grant; a feature in “The Annual” and their work will be presented at the Opening Event. Beyond the big prize, we look for unique opportunities for all who submit to these competitions. We`ve developed an incredible network of gallery, media and art industry people and we want to put our connections to work for you. TO SUBMIT WORK GO TO www.artistswanted.org/exposure/
The Deadline is June 17th. Please email us with any questions not answered on our site: exposure@artistswanted.org

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May 02 2008

ARC Salon 2008 Call for Entries

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DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 06, 2008 – $44000 in Awards

Online Event – Contests, Juried Art Shows, Acrylic, Mixed media, Sculpture, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel Art Organization

Win International Recognition Overnight. Have your work seen by 5.5 Million Yearly Visitors. More than $44,000 in Awards
Compete and Win in 5 Categories. Award Winners and Finalists will be featured on the Art Renewal Center website and in our full color catalogue.

Website: http://www.artrenewal.org/
Prospectus: http://www.artrenewal.org/articles/admin/Salon/2008_ARCSalon_Prospectus.pdf

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May 02 2008

Call for Art – Tales from the Black Lodge – Surreal Artwork

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DEADLINE JULY 15, 2008

United States Minnesota, Minneapolis – Calls for Submissions, Acrylic, Ceramics, Crafts, Digital Media, Glass, Mosiac, Illustration, Mixed media, Sculpture, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel, Photography, Poetry, Video/Film Art Gallery

October: Tales from the Black Lodge
Surreal and otherworldly artwork, inspired by the David Lynch subculture. Altered Esthetics is a nonprofit community gallery that works to sustain the historical role of artists as a true voice of society through our exhibits, events, services, workshops and programs.
Altered Esthetics, 1224 Quincy Street NE, 55413, Minneapolis, MN

Website: http://alteredesthetics.com/opencalls
Prospectus: http://www.alteredesthetics.com/2008SubmissionGuidelinesandForm.pdf

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May 02 2008

Animal Art II – Critical Habitat – Call for Artists

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DEADLINE JULY 15, 2008

United States Minnesota, Minneapolis – Calls for Submissions, Acrylic, Ceramics, Crafts, Digital Media, Glass, Mosiac, Illustration, Mixed media, Sculpture, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel, Photography, Poetry, Video/Film Art Gallery

The sequel to Altered Esthetics` Animal Art show will feature critical/endangered species and the human impact on nature and natural habitat.
Altered Esthetics, 1224 Quincy Street NE, 55413, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Website: http://alteredesthetics.com/opencalls
Prospectus: http://www.alteredesthetics.com/2008SubmissionGuidelinesandForm.pdf

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May 02 2008

Lilly Oncology on Canvas Art Competition

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DEADLINE JUNE 30, 2008

United States – Contests, Juried Art Shows, Acrylic, Mixed media, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel, Photography Art Organization

Is your art work inspired by cancer? If so, enter the 2008 Lilly Oncology on Canvas art competition. Take this opportunity to share your journey and raise awareness. Visit the official Lilly Oncology on Canvas site at www.lillyoncologyoncanvas.com/bn12 to get more information on how to enter this cancer-inspired art competition. The competition is open to residents of the U.S. and Puerto Rico. Prizes consist of contributions made to the artist`s cancer charity of choice and will be awarded by category and type of entrant. The 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prize winners will also be invited to the media briefing announcing the winners of the competition in the fall of 2008 in New York City.
Submission Deadline: June 30, 2008
Lilly Oncology on Canvas Art Competition, United States
Website: http://www.lillyoncologyoncanvas.com/
Prospectus: http://www.lillyoncologyoncanvas.com/2008_contest/entry.jsp

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May 02 2008

The Revolution will not be Televised – Call for Artists

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DEADLINE JUNE 15, 2008
United States Minnesota, Minneapolis – Calls for Submissions, Acrylic, Ceramics, Crafts, Digital Media, Glass, Mosiac, Illustration, Mixed media, Sculpture, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel, Photography, Poetry, Video/Film Art Gallery
Privatization of water, oil consumption, global consumerism, free and fair trade: Art and activism regarding global political and socio-economic topics.
Altered Esthetics, 1224 Quincy Street NE, 55413, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Website: http://www.alteredesthetics.com/opencalls
Prospectus: http://www.alteredesthetics.com/2008ExhibitionContract.pdf

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May 02 2008

12th Annual Bayou City Art Festival Downtown, October 18 -19, 2008

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DEADLINE MAY 02, 2008 – $5000 in Awards

Country, Houston, Texas – Art Festivals, Acrylic, Ceramics, Crafts, Digital Media, Glass, Mosiac, Illustration, Mixed media, Sculpture, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel, Photography Art Organization

Bayou City Art Festivals are among the top 5 art festivals in the nation by American Style Magazine and Top 3 by Sunshine Artist Magazine. Festivals have consistently been ranked in ArtFair SourceBook and Sunshine Artist Magazine`s 200 Best. Bayou City Art Festival Memorial Park showcases works representing 19 media formats.
Art Colony Association, 1418 Sul Ross Street, 77006, Houston, Texas, Country

website: http://www.bayoucityartfestival.com/

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