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Jul 27 2008

Free Monthly Art Contests for Cash Prizes

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DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 14, 2008

Online Event – Contests, Juried Art Shows – , Acrylic, Ceramics, Crafts, Digital Media, Glass, Mosiac, Illustration, Mixed media, Sculpture, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel, Photography Other

Compete with other artists and photographers in our free monthly art contests for cash and other great prizes. A Singular Creation provides a free online venue to showcase your art and photography. Your images will be juried by our panel, as well as rated by our visitors. Winners will be selected accordingly. We will start the cash pot at a different amount, depending on the theme. In addittion to cash prizes, we will award various prizes donated by our sponsors. Also, all winners will be featured in our e-newsletters sent to over 5,500 subscribers and all over our web site.

Website:http://www.asingularcreation.com/
Prospectus: http://www.asingularcreation.com/showdown.htm

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Jul 04 2008

Public Art Opportunity: Bangor Maine

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DEADLINE AUGUST 31, 2008 – $90,000 in Awards

United States Maine, Augusta – Public Art Calls, Acrylic, Ceramics, Crafts, Digital Media, Glass, Mosiac, Illustration, Mixed media, Sculpture, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel, Photography, Poetry, Video/Film Art Organization

The Maine Arts Commission is making a call to professional artists who live in Maine to submit proposals to design, execute and install artwork at the Bangor Courthouse, Percent for Art site. Total project budget is $90,000, submissions deadline is August 31, 2008. For More information go to website.
Maine Arts Commission, 193 State Street – 25 SHS , 04333, Augusta, Maine, United States

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Jul 02 2008

STUDIO VISIT MAGAZINE – Call for entries – ALL MEDIUMS

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DEADLINE AUGUST 31, 2008

United States Massachusetts, Boston – Contests, Juried Art Shows, Acrylic, Ceramics, Crafts, Digital Media, Glass, Mosiac, Illustration, Mixed media, Sculpture, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel, Photography, Poetry, Video/Film Other

Call for entries – ALL MEDIUMS, free to enter Postmark Deadline: August 31, 2008 Juror: Michael Klein, Independent Curator and Private Dealer. Mr. Klein is the former Director for the International Sculpture Center and Curator for the Microsoft Collection. The Open Studios Press, creator of New American Paintings, is pleased to announce a new series of juried artist catalogs called Studio Visit. Unlike New American Paintings, Studio Visit will be a nationally focused publication that presents all two- and three- dimensional work. Selected artists will be provided with one full page that will include a full color image, contact information and a brief artist statement. As with New American Paintings, each volume will be juried by a professional curator and produced to the highest quality standards that can be used as a valuable promotional tool. Once published in the Spring of 2009, Studio Visit will be mailed to 1,500 of the nation’s top galleries and curators and a growing subscriber base of over 500 collectors and art enthusiasts. The competition is free to enter, however, artists will be responsible for a $225 production and distribution fee. contact: info@studiovisitmagazine.com For full prospectus, visit studiovisitmagazine.com or download: http://www.studiovisitmagazine.com/indexjpegs/studiovisitsubmission.pdf

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Jul 02 2008

Projekt30’s SEPTEMBER JURIED EXHIBITION

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DEADLINE AUGUST 01, 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

Projekt30 is accepting artwork for our September 2008 exhibition. We are an artist-run arts organization dedicated to promoting emerging artists, one of the few online galleries in continuous operation for over 5 years. The exhibition will include thirty artists; invitations will be distributed to over 30,000 galleries, collectors, and artists. All artwork submitted will be presented online prior to the exhibition so visitors of Projekt30 may help select which artists will be included in the exhibition. Visitors have the option of contacting any participating artist with feedback or opportunities. Unlike other juried exhibitions, all participants receive exposure. Opens: September 1, 2008. Deadline: August 1, 2008. Fee varies: $35 for 10 images, free for members. Go to http://www.projekt30.com for more details.

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Jul 02 2008

Ambience Art Contest 2008

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DEADLINE AUGUST 31, 2008 – $1000 in Awards

Online Event – Contests, Juried Art Shows, Acrylic, Ceramics, Digital Media, Glass, Mosiac, Illustration, Mixed media, Sculpture, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel Art Organization

The Ambience Art Contest 2008 is open to all mediums of art; whether it be painting (oils, acrylics, watercolours), graphic art, sculpting, drawing, sketching and the like. All categories are welcome, as too are entrants from all countries. The contest will be judged by the resident artists of Ambience Productions. We have two experienced artists on board and no preference will be given to a particular category of art. Our judges produce a diverse variety of art themselves and are keen to view all types. Winners will receive great prize money, as well as a downloadable certificate to commemorate your win! The winning entries and artist`s profiles will be published on our site.
Online Event

Website: http://ambienceproductions.com.au/Art%20Contest.htm
Prospectus: http://ambienceproductions.com.au/Art%20Contest%20Entry%20Form.doc

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Jul 02 2008

Silversalts08 B&W Photography Contest

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DEADLINE AUGUST 15, 2008 – $850 in Awards

United States Arizona, Mesa – Contests, Juried Art Shows, Photography Other

What is Silversalts08? We are publishing a 9″ x 12″ coffee-table book of the 100 best college-student black-and-white photographs submitted to us. This annual book is designed to preserve and promote traditional wet-process photography as the digital age begins to dominate the landscape. We invite you to submit your best five prints — the ones that you loved, that were most liked in critiques or student shows, or the work you did outside of class that beats everything else in your portfolio. Subject matter is completely open, as is technique, processing, and presentation. You can send any size print up to 11×14 (8×10 is our preferred size), mounted or unmounted (unmounted is easiest for us). The only stipulations are: 1. The piece must have been made completely with traditional techniques, with no digital or mechanical manipulations 2. You must be a college-level student (or 2008 graduate), or have produced your images in a college-level course You do not have to be in a photography class to participate, although we expect most of the submissions will come from art departments. From all entries received, we will select the best 100 photographs for publication (and if response is overwhelming, we may go higher than 100). High-quality prints of all subject matter and genres will, hopefully, be represented. Naturally, well-printed work is important, but in selecting the best images we will consider work that might demonstrate a less-than-expert level of darkroom technique if it has other sufficiently intriguing merits. Our jury will select the top three photos and award prizes of $500, $250, and $100 to the artists. These three photos will be featured prominently in the finished book. Every artist who submits work for consideration will receive a copy of the finished book whether your work is selected for inclusion or not. We hope to include an index of all participants in the back of the book and on this Web site, so your participation will generate some free promotion. We are also finalizing ideas for providing Web space on the site for all participants to post their work. The deadline for submissions is August 15, 2008, and judging will begin soon thereafter. Publication of Silversalts08 will commence in September and the books will be ready well in advance of Christmas should you wish to give them as gifts.
Silversalts Publishing, 1225 W. Main St. Suite 101 – Box 607 , 85201, Mesa, Arizona, United States

Website: http://www.silversalts.org/

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Jul 02 2008

39th Annual National River Road Show – call for entries

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DEADLINE SEPTEMBER 02, 2008 – $2800 in Awards

United States Louisiana, Baton Rouge – Contests, Juried Art Shows, Acrylic, Glass, Mosiac, Illustration, Mixed media, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel Art Organization

The Louisiana Art and Artists’ Guild announces the deadline for its 39th Annual River Road Show as Tuesday, September 2. This is a national juried show exhibited from December 2 – December 31, 2008, in the beautiful Louisiana State Archives Gallery, 3851 Essen Lane, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The competition is open to all United States artists over the age of 18. Any original two-dimensional art is acceptable except photography and digitally-created or enhanced works.
Cash prizes are $2800. The show is juried and judged by Judi Betts, an internationally known artist. Entries must be submitted in slide or CD formats. Entry fee is $35 for three entries and $5 for each additional submission up to 10.
Louisiana Art and Artists` Guild, 2490 Silverest Ave., 70816, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, United States

Website:  http://laag-site.org/
Prospectus:  http://www.laag-site.org/RRS_Prospectus_08.shtml

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Jul 02 2008

2008 Portfolio Fine Art Photography Show

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DEADLINE JULY 25, 2008

Online Event – Contests, Juried Art Shows, Digital Media, Photography Photo Gallery

Fifteen photographer`s portfolios to be featured in Artists` Showcase. The Center for Fine Art Photography`s new print publication. Additional awards include:• Cover photo in Artists` ShowCase• Portfolio exhibition in the Center`s gallery • Online gallery exhibition of the 15 selected portfolios for two years • Inclusion in the Center`s Annual Collection CD that goes to publishers, collectors, designers, and brokers. The Deadline for submissions is July 25, 2008. For more information or a prospective about this and other call for entries please visit the Center`s website.

Website: http://www.c4fap.org/

Prospectus: http://www.c4fap.org/cfe/2008onlineportfolio/cfe_online_Portfolio_Show.pdf

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Jul 02 2008

Call For Entries – Abstract Expressions

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DEADLINE JULY 06, 2008 – $500 in Awards

United States Texas, Johnson City – Contests, Juried Art Shows, Digital Media, Illustration, Mixed media, Photography Art Gallery

Call for Entries Abstract Expressions Submission Deadline July 6, 2008 About the Theme – Abstract Expressions: This exhibition will celebrate the beauty found in the abstract representation of the visible world. We invite submissions of artwork that is unconcerned with literal depiction – work that takes the natural world and reshapes it for expressive purposes. Watson Studio Gallery invites and encourages all photographers and digital artists working in all media, to participate in this exhibition. Eligibility: The exhibition is open to all domestic and international, professional and amateur, photographers working with digital or traditional photography, digital/photo illustration or combinations of these media. Exhibition and Awards: As a benefit of being selected for this exhibition, artists and their work will be seen by an audience of artists and collectors who appreciate photographic and digital art forms. • Winning images will be exhibited and available for sale at Watson Studio Gallery in Johnson City, Texas from July 26th to September 20, 2008. • Winners will also be prominently featured on the Watson Studio Gallery website and be included in news releases to various local and web publications.• A public reception for the artists will take place on Saturday, July 26th to coincide with Arts Encounters at the Beninis and exhibitions at the Kirchman Gallery in Johnson City. Cash Awards: • Juror`s Selection award: $300 • Director`s Choice award: $200 Jurors: Zena Stetka Howe, sculptor, painter, printmaker and photographer, was born in Pilzen, Czechoslovakia and grew up under the artistic influence of her uncle, an accomplished painter and sculptor. She is faithful to his philosophy of expressing one`s feelings under any circumstances, through any art form. Before coming to the United States in 1975, Zena worked as a film editor for Czechoslovak TV in Prague. Zena worked as a flight attendant for the next 15 years. With the strength gained from her life experiences and with the support of her husband, Zena returned to her dream of creative expression. Carol Watson is the Director of the Watson Studio Gallery and an award-winning photographer in her own right. Carol`s work has been displayed throughout the US and the world. Her work has appeared in various books and magazines including World`s Greatest Black and White Photography and National Geographic Traveler. Carol was awarded the Lucie Award for New Discovery of the Year in 2005 by the International Photography Awards and has been selected to appear in two IPA Best of Show traveling exhibitions. Entry Fees• The entry fee for this exhibition is $10 USD per image or $25 USD for three images.• There is no limit to the number of images that may be submitted. Submitting Entries to the Juror: All entries are submitted as digital uploads via the gallery`s on-line system. This will be a 2-part process. First you will register and submit payment for your entry fees via a secure payment site (Acteva). Then you will be taken to the gallery`s online image dropbox where you will upload your images. Go to the Call for Entries Page on the gallery`s website to begin the process:
http://www.watsonstudiogallery.com/index.php/studio/calls_for_entry/ View the detailed prospectus here: http://www.watsonstudiogallery.com/images/wsg_abstract.pdf
Watson Studio Gallery, PO Box 2070 105 N. Nugent St. , 78636, Johnson City, Texas, United States

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Jul 02 2008

PET FANCY: Charity Fundraiser and Exhibition

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DEADLINE AUGUST 05, 2008 – $1600 in Awards

United States North Carolina, Statesville – Contests, Juried Art Shows, Acrylic, Ceramics, Crafts, Glass, Mosiac, Illustration, Mixed media, Sculpture, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel, Photography Art Gallery

Island Ford Art is accepting entries for: PET FANCY: a fundraiser and exhibition for a new no-kill shelter. September 5 – November 28, 2008. Juror: Laurie Russell of Ruff Art. All artists working in all mediums are invited to participate in this juried competition. Original work only. Maximum size: 40″, ready to hang/present. Judged from slides & cds. Fee: $30 for up to 3 images, portion of proceeds go to fundraiser. Go to: http://www.islandfordart.com for a prospectus & entry form and more details. Or SASE to: Director of Exhibitions, P.O. Box 6418 Statesville, NC 28687
Island Ford Art, 248 N. Center Street, 28277, Statesville, North Carolina, United States

Website: http://www.islandfordart.com/
Prospectus: http://www.islandfordart.com/PrintProspPet.html

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Jul 02 2008

The Productive Artist: Making a Living making Art

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FROM JUNE 15, 2008 TO JULY 27, 2008

United States California, Los Altos – Workshops, Acrylic, Ceramics, Crafts, Digital Media, Glass, Mosiac, Mixed media, Sculpture, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel, Photography Art Organization

Boston area The Weekend of July 25th, 26th, and 27th, 2008 sponsored by Artist Career Training, www.artistcareertraining.com, SK Creativity Consultation, www.sarahkahncollage.com at The New Art Center, Newtonville , MA. To build an art business takes more than a weekend – but it’s a great way to give your art and your art career a summer boost. What’s more, you spend a weekend creating in the company of other artists. Some share your concerns. Some have concerns about things you are confident about. Think about it as a get together of artists each of whom who is seeking to be productive in their own way. Read a full description of this non-boring business event here: www.artistcareertraining.com/events-workshops Aletta de Wal, Artist Career Training 650-917-1225 Pacific Sarah Kahn, SK Creativity Consultations 617-969-2717 Eastern.
Artist Career Training, 101 First Street, #103 , Los Altos, California, 94022-2750, United States

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