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Market & Presentation Opportunities for July


28th Annual Carnegie Hall Juried Exhibition
Deadline: July 7
Location: Lewisburg, WV
Fee: $25
Artwork Accepted: Photography
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Entries are now being accepted for the 28th Annual Carnegie Hall Juried Exhibition (formerly “Season of Colors”). This year will be photography only, and the theme is “Alternative Views.”

Tamarack Jury Session
Deadline: July 9
Location: Beckley, WV
Fee: None
Artwork Accepted: See details
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Tamarack is currently accepting online applications for the August 5th jury session in Beckley.  To be considered for the jury session, artists should submit images that reflect superior craftsmanship and a cohesive body of work.

WV Juried Exhibition
Deadline: June 19 – August 4, 2017 (entries accepted during these dates)
Location: Charleston, WV
Fee: $20/piece
Artwork Accepted: See details
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The West Virginia Division of Culture and History invites West Virginia artists to enter the 20th WV Juried Exhibition since 1979. The biennial event celebrates the exceptional talents and creativity of Mountain State artists. More than $30,000 in awards are available for participants in the exhibition, as well as the opportunity to have work purchased for the West Virginia State Museum art collection.

*NEW* Augusta Heritage Center Scholarships
Deadline: August 1
Location: Elkins, WV
Fee: None
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Classes available in felting, letterpress printing, wood engraving and basketry August 6-11, 2017.

Watoga Art in the Park Call for Vendors
Deadline: August 2
Location: Marlinton, WV
Fee: Contact exhibitor
Artwork Accepted: See details
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The event will be held on Labor Day Weekend, September 2 & 3, at Watoga State Park.


*NEW* Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts Fall Scholarships
Deadline: July 15
Location: Gatlinburg, TN
Fee: $5
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Full and partial scholarships for workshops in wide range of media including: fiber, wood, metal and ceramics are available for September 17 – November 11 workshops.

*NEW* Southern Appalachian Art Guild National Juried Show
Deadline: July 15
Location: North Georgia
Fee: $40
Artwork Accepted:  All
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The SAAG’s 10th annual National Juried Show with cash prizes totaling $5,000, including $1,500 for Best of Show, will be displayed during the peak visitor months of October and November in the Richard Low Evans Gallery in Blue Ridge, Georgia.  The show attracts interest from the surrounding tri-state metropolitan areas of Atlanta, Asheville, Chattanooga and Knoxville.


American Craft Council 2018 Shows
Applications Accepted May 15 – August 11, 2017
Location: Baltimore, Atlanta, St. Paul, San Francisco
Fee: $30 (application, booth fees additional)
Artwork Accepted: See details
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The American Craft Council’s four annual, juried craft shows convene a vibrant community of more than 1,500 of the country’s most talented craft artists – ranging from those just beginning their careers to masters in the field – and reach nearly 50,000 attendees each year. Exhibiting artists represent the broad aesthetic, technical, and material diversity of the craft field, from age-old traditions to cutting edge technologies.

NEA National Heritage Fellowship
Nominations Deadline:  August 3, 2017
Fee: None
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The National Endowment for the Arts awards up to eight NEA National Heritage Fellowships to master folk and traditional artists annually. These fellowships recognize lifetime achievement, artistic excellence, and contributions to our nation’s traditional arts heritage.


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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