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Market & Presentation Opportunities for May 2018


Gallery 64 Murals
Deadline:  May 11, 2018
Location: Charleston, WV
Fee: $0
Artwork Accepted:  Proposals for Mural Project
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During the summer of 2018, murals will be applied to 6 interstate support piers under I-64 interstate in Charleston. SNTF/COPA is asking that this call for proposals be without a specific theme to encourage individual artist aesthetic and unique point of view.

The SNTF/COPA will select 6 artists for the project; each artist will paint one pier. Artists who have participated in previous phases of the Peer to Pier public art initiative may apply. However, proposals submitted by artists who have not yet painted a pier may be given preference. Artists will receive $2,000 per interstate pier. It is the artists’ responsibility to supply their own paints and other materials.

Proposals will be accepted until May 11, 2018. The installation of the project may begin in July 1, 2018 and be completed by September 30, 2018.

*NEW* Cube Art Exhibition
Deadline:  May 20, 2018
Location: Montgomery, WV
Fee: $5
Artwork Accepted:  See Details
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The Montgomery Arts Group (MAG) announces the Cube Art Gallery Show in conjunction with Riverfest. A reception will be held at 208 Third Ave (Former Tabit Bldg), June 1 from 7M-9PM.  Artwork must be a cube form.  All media accepted.

Arti Gras at Yakfest
Deadline:  May 25, 2018
Location: St Albans, WV
Fee: $25 – $50 depending on booth size See Details
Artwork Accepted:  See Details – preference given to items that have recreation/river theme
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Arti Gras is looking for vendors for the first Yak Fest. This is a new river-based festival in St Albans, on the Tour de Coal weekend which will include music, art, exhibits, new kayaks, craft beer, ribs and more.

*NEW* The Arts Center Juried Photography Exhibition
Deadline:  May 29, 2018
Location: Elkins, WV
Fee: $30/members, $45/non-members
Artwork Accepted:  See Details
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The juried photography exhibit is open to professional and amateur photographers in/out of West Virginia.  $700 in cash awards will be selected by the juror, Brent Kepner, M.Photog. Cr., CPP .

*NEW* Crosscurrents Juried Exhibition
Deadline:  June 2, 2018
Location: Wheeling, WV
Fee: $25
Artwork Accepted:  All media
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Oglebay Institute’s multi-media exhibition, Crosscurrents, has been a staple of their art exhibition season for more than 30 years, showcasing some of the finest artwork from the tri-state area.

Each year, dozens of artists who reside within an 80-mile radius of Wheeling vie for a chance to exhibit in this annual show, held in the Hart Galleries in the historic Stifel Fine Arts Center. Works are chosen by a guest juror and cash prizes awarded to winning artists.

*NEW* Tamarack Jury for New Artists in Thomas
Deadline:  June 4, 2018
Location: Thomas, WV
Fee: $0
Artwork Accepted:  See Details
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Tamarack is looking for the Best of West Virginia. Every item sold in the Tamarack facility is approved through a jury process where the artist’s product is critiqued by a panel of Master Craftspeople and Artists who look for outstanding craftsmanship, unique design, creativity, and use of materials that are of exceptional quality. Each artist’s work is evaluated and critiqued by a panel of jurors who excel within their specific media type.

*NEW* Carnegie Hall Juried Exhibition
Deadline: July 8, 2018
Location: Lewisburg, WV
Fee: $25
Artwork Accepted: “Non-photographic works”
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Carnegie Hall presents its 29th Annual Juried Exhibition with the theme “Alternative Views.” Works will be judged on the basis of originality, technical quality, and thematic depth. No photography will be accepted in 2018. Jurors decisions are final.


Baltimore Fine Craft Show
Deadline:  May 15, 2018
Location:  Baltimore, MD
Fee: $35
Artwork Accepted:  Original basketry, ceramics, fiber, furniture (includes all media), glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media, handmade paper, wearables and wood – See Details
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The 3rd annual Baltimore Fine Craft Show is a juried exhibition and sale of contemporary American & International crafts and design. The show will be held August 30 – September 2, 2018 at the Baltimore Convention Center.  Artists are selected on the basis of the originality, artistic conception, design and quality of their work. The show does not charge sales commissions.

*NEW* National Oil & Acrylic Painters’ Society of America 28th Best of America National Juried Exhibition
Deadline: June 12, 2018
Location:  Cincinnati, OH
Fee: $30/first image, $10/each additional image up to a maximum of 5 images + NOAPS membership
Artwork Accepted:  Oil or Acrylic paintings
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The National Oil & Acrylic Painters’ Society (NOAPS) invites oil and acrylic painters from all across North America and International Artists to apply to its 28th“Best of America” National Juried Exhibition honoring the Best in oil and acrylic painting.  NOAPS has been showcasing the talents of oil and acrylic painters since 1991. $25,000 in prizes to be awarded.


*NEW* WNC Pottery Festival
Deadline: June 1, 2018
Location:  Dillsboro, NC
Fee: $25/jury fee + $200/booth fee
Artwork Accepted:  Pottery
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The 13th annual WNC Pottery Festival, November 3, 2018 is a juried event showcasing more than 40 master potters, with many demonstrations in a variety of techniques. It has become a top arts event in the mountains, attended annually by several thousand aficionados of pottery. All work will be handmade by the artist.  No manufactured goods, no “seconds,” and only artists selling his or her work will be eligible to participate.

NY NOW Summer Market
Deadline:  Until filled
Location: New York, NY
Fee: See Details
Artwork Accepted:  See Details
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A national wholesale trade market for Home, Lifestyle & Gifts categories held August 12 – 15, 2018.


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


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