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Market and Presentation Opportunities for June


WEST VIRGINIA

*NEW* The Art of the Portrait
Deadline: June 23
Location: Martinsburg, WV
Fee: None
Artwork Accepted: All
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The Berkeley Arts Council announces The Art of the Portrait, a juried exhibit to showcase the art of the portrait. All 2-dimensional artwork framed up to 36 inches in the long dimension, including but not limited to painting, photography, and mixed media is eligible. 3-dimensional works and self portraits are acceptable. The exhibit will be displayed from July 13 – August 6, 2016 in the Berkeley Art Works.

The 27th Annual Season of Colors Juried Exhibition
Deadline: July 6
Location: Lewisburg, WV
Fee: $25
Artwork Accepted: All Fine Art (Except Photography)
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Carnegie Hall Presents its annual Season of Colors juried art exhibition. The theme for this year is “Out of the Blue.” Fine art created within the last two years, not larger than 50” in any direction, and not previously shown at Carnegie Hall. No photography will be accepted for the 2016 exhibit (only photographic work will be accepted for 2017 show). Cash awards available.

*NEW* “Heavy Metal” Juried Railroad Art Exhibit
Deadline: July 18
Location: Martinsburg, WV
Fee: $25
Artwork Accepted: All
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The Berkeley Arts Council in Martinsburg, West Virginia announces the Call for Entries for “Heavy Metal”, a juried exhibit of railroad art to be on display from August 31 through October 1, 2016 in the special exhibit gallery space at the Berkeley Art Works. The exhibit is open nationally to all visual artists over the age of 18 in all media. We seek to present an exhibit of artworks in a wide range of media and techniques that celebrates the diverse rail heritage in the United States.

 


 

REGIONAL

 

Art in Place Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition
Deadline: July 1
Location: Charlottesville, VA
Fee: None
Artwork Accepted: Sculpture / Public Art
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Piedmont Council for the Arts (PCA) has an opportunity for artists of monumental proportions. National, regional, and local artists alike are invited to submit original sculpture proposals to ArtInPlace for the 2016-17 season. Selected artists will receive a $1,500 stipend to install their sculptures along the roadways of Charlottesville, VA from October 2016 through September 2017. Artist may apply independently or in a collaborative group by submitting a professional resume with examples of past monumental work, contact information, photos of available work, footing requirements and method of installation for the proposed work, and a brief artist statement.

Aqueous Open 2016: 70th Annual International Exhibition
Deadline: July 11
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Fee: $40
Artwork Accepted: Painting (Watercolor)
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The Pittsburgh Watercolor Society (PWS) Aqueous Open 2016 is the annual PWS exhibit open to all participants, member or not. 2016 marks the 70th anniversary of Pittsburgh Watercolor Society’s Aqueous International exhibition, Oct. 1-22 at the Spinning Plate Gallery in Pittsburgh. Juror is Gerald Brommer, NWS, AWS. Cash awards available.

2016 American Art Today: What is American Art?
Deadline: July 31
Location: Highlands, NC
Fee: $35
Artwork Accepted: All
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The 16th Annual Juried Exhibition, American Art Today, is a prestigious exhibition that features 2D and 3D works of approximately 30 artists from across the nation. This year’s subject, “What is American Art?” will be answered by the juror Dr. William U. Eiland, Director of the Georgia Museum of Art, through the selected works. During his career, he has received several fellowships and distinguished service awards. He serves on several boards including the American Association of Museums. Cash awards available.

*NEW* The 35th Annual Smithsonian Craft Show 2017
Deadline: September 12
Location: Washington, DC
Fee: $50
Artwork Accepted: Basketry, ceramics, decorative fiber, furniture, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media, paper, wearable art, and wood
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The 16th Annual Juried Exhibition, American Art Today, is a prestigious exhibition that features 2D and 3D works of approximately 30 artists from across the nation. This year’s subject, “What is American Art?” will be answered by the juror Dr. William U. Eiland, Director of the Georgia Museum of Art, through the selected works. During his career, he has received several fellowships and distinguished service awards. He serves on several boards including the American Association of Museums. Cash awards available.

 


 

NATIONAL

*NEW* Dave Brown Projects 12th Semiannual Competition
Deadline: June 4
Fee: $45 – $95
Artwork Accepted: All
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$10,000 total in unrestricted prizes awarded to 10 artists through Dave Brown Projects, a privately held U.S. company focus on advancing the field of visual arts by conducting research, buying works of art for the Collection of Dave Bown Projects, and providing unrestricted monetary awards to visual artists. In addition to the cash prizes listed above; Dave Bown Projects will be buying works of art from artists as submissions are received. Jurors include Kathleen Goncharov, Curator of Contemporary Art, Boca Raton Museum of Art; Irene Hofmann, Director and Chief Curator, SITE Santa Fe; and Al Miner, Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

American Women Artists 2016 National Juried Exhibition
Deadline: June 5
Location: Bennington, Vermont
Fee: $45 (Jurying); $60 (Membership)
Artwork Accepted: Painting, Drawing, Sculpture
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American Women Artists seeks to select an exhibition of representational fine art demonstrating excellence in terms of composition, technique, mastery of medium and quality of design. The final selection will be an exemplary showcase of a diverse group of representational artwork by artists who draw, paint or sculpt in contemporary or traditional style. Approximately 60 pieces of work by AWA Associate members will be chosen as the finalists to be exhibited in AWA’s 2016 National Juried Exhibition, to be shown alongside works by its Master and Signature membership in the Annual Member Show. Applicants must be an associate member of American Women Artists to submit work.

National Oil and Acrylic Painters’ Society 26th Annual “Best of America” Exhibition
Deadline: June 15
Location: Orleans, MA
Fee: $60-$100
Artwork Accepted: Painting (Oil & Acrylic)
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The National Oil & Acrylic Painters’ Society (NOAPS) invites oil and acrylic painters from all across North America to apply to our annual exhibit honoring the best in oil and acrylic painting. The ‘Best of America’ is a juried competition open to members of NOAPS. The annual membership is $50 and can be paid when entering this exhibit or through the Membership Link at www.NOAPS.org. NOAPS has been showcasing the talents of oil and acrylic painters since 1991. Cash awards available.

* Please note we attempt to assess the types of artwork accepted from available information provided to us, but strongly encourage artists to closely review details and inquire with opportunity providers if they are uncertain.


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