Sunday, October 21, 2007

Many Opportunities from Sculptural Pursuit Magizine

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CALLS FOR ENTRY

Deadline: November 1, 2007

Take part in the Rio Grande Arts and Crafts Festival's
20th Anniversary
March spring show.


Exhibit Dates: March 7 - 9, 2008
Location:
Albuquerque, New Mexico
Venue: Lujan Exhibit Complex, Expo New Mexico Fairgrounds
Fees: $25 Booth Fees: from $425
Eligibility: Art must be original to exhibiting artist. The following criteria
will be taken into consideration: quality of work, mastery of medium,
originality, artistic design and marketability.
Websit
e: www.riograndefestivals.com
Contact: Rio Grande Arts and Crafts Festival, 3709 Westerfield North East,
Suite A, Albuquerque, NM 87111
Phone: 505-292.7457
Email

Deadline: November 1, 2007

Art Horse Magazine presents Ex Arte Equinus, an international equine art competition.


Location: Beaumont, Texas
Awards:
Images of winning artwork will be published in issue #6 of Art Horse Magazine (published January/Feb 08). Winners and selected images will also be published in a limited edition hardback book about the show.
Fees: $30 per artist (includes first 3 entries in any category) , $10 per additional entry (up to 10 entries per artist)
Eligibility: Contest is open to artists worldwide. Artists who have appeared in, or are scheduled to appear in, Art Horse Magazine as an editorial interview are not eligible for entry. Open to artists 18 years and older. All artwork must be original work executed by the artist within the last five years. Open to sculpture, drawing, painting and photography.
Website:
www.arthorsemagazine.com
Contact: Art Horse Magazine, Ex Arte Equinus, PO Box 13017, Beaumont, TX 77726-3017
Email:
ArtHorseArte@aol.com

Deadline: November 1, 2007

Tacoma Contemporary seeks proposals for its 2008 Urban Art Installations program.


Exhibit Dates: 2008 season
Location: Tacoma, Washington

This program invites artists, artist teams, and curators to develop temporary art installations for the windows of the F.W. Woolworth building, located in downtown Tacoma, WA. There are five distinct window spaces available, totaling over 500 square feet. The exhibitions are lighted and available for viewing 24 hours a day.

Honorarium: $100 - $200
Website:
www.tacomacontemporary.org
Contact: Tacoma Contemporary, PO Box 1914 OX 1914, Tacoma, WA 98401-1914
Phone: 253-267.2204
Email: info@tacomacontemporary.org

Deadline: November 3, 2007

The Lawton Gallery seeks ceramic sculpture for upcoming exhibit,
"Beyond Titillation: Ceramic Sculpture & The Body".


Exhibit Dates: February 28 - March 27, 2008
Location: Green Bay, Wisconsin
Venue: Lawton Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay

Theme: An exhibition of ceramic sculpture that engages with the range of issues and experiences connected to our corporeal existence.
Eligibility: Open to artists of ceramic sculpture that utilizes clay as a primary or essential component in the work. Mixed media sculpture and installations that include clay will also be considered.
Submit: Digital images of up to 5 pieces with no more than 3 images per work.
Website: www.uwgb.edu/lawton/submissions.html
Contact: Stephen Perkins, Curator of Art, Lawton Gallery, TH 331, University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, 2420 Nicolet Drive, Green Bay, WI 54311
Phone: 920-465.2916
Email: perkinss@uwgb.edu

Deadline: November 9, 2007


The Louisiana Division of the Arts announces a call to artists for two sculptural works for the Bienville Building.

Location: Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Create sculptural works for two indoor marble wall niches that compliment the architectural style of the building and/or historical theme. The wall niches measure approximately 8 feet 2 inches tall X 5 feet wide X 16 inches deep. The work must be permanent in nature and require very little long-term maintenance. All appropriate media will be considered for commissions. The budget is $60,000 all inclusive.
Eligibility:
Open to all qualified Visual artists. Preference will be given to Visual artists residing
in the Southern Arts Federation Gulf Coast Region. Artists in Louisiana, Alabama, and Mississippi are encouraged to apply. Artist teams are welcome to apply. All Visual artists must have at least eight (8) years of demonstrated professional art experience. All submissions must be of original completed artwork.
Website:
www.crt.state.la.us/arts/PercentForArtCallforArtists.shtml
Contact: Louisiana Division of the Arts, Percent for Art Program, Attn: Bienville Building Project - NICHES, 1051 North 3rd Street, Rm. 420, Baton Rouge, LA 70802
Phone: 225-342.2846
Email: Judyth Demarest, Program Manager:
jdemarest@crt.state.la.us






Deadline: November 12, 2007

Participate in the 14th Annual Deep Ellum Arts Festival with a reputatuin for eclectic and unusual art.

Exhibit Dates: April 4-6, 2008
Location: Dallas, Texas
Fees: $20 Booth Fees: from $350

Contact: Main Events International, 924 Anacopa Street, Suite B1-E, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Website: www.meifestivals.com
Phone:
805-884.1881
Fax: 805-456.0303
Email: art@meifestivals.com

Deadline: November 15, 2007

Sculptors, submit works to SculptureWalk 2008; an exhibit of original outdoor sculptures.

Exhibit Begins: May 9, 2008 (year long exhibit)
Location:
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Awards:
$25,000 total
People's Choice Award - Voted on by the public from May 15th - September 30th is purchased by the city for $15,000.

Fees:
$25. per sculpture

Commission: 25%on sculpture sold and 25% on any commissioned sculpture
Eligibility: Entries will be critiqued on artistic merit, creativity, public safety, and durability in an outdoors setting. All artists will be notified of the jury's decisions upon completion of the jurying process. Sculpture Size Qualification Notice - Sculptures may be considered too small if less than 20" in height, but may still be eligible if at least 6" in width. SculptureWalk is open to professional and amateur sculptors of all backgrounds.
Submit:
*Two (2) high quality color photos or photos of scale model(s) of each sculpture entry.
If you provide a sketch of your sculpture it must be accompanied with a photo of one or two of your original sculptures that show a good example of the quality of your work.
*A statement explaining the sculpture(s).
Your personal biography.
*A photo to be used in sculptor promotion.
*A current resume.
*Completed application.
*Entry fee: ($25 per sculpture).

Mail to: SculptureWalk, PO Box 1165, Sioux Falls, SD 57101-1165

Website: www.sculpturewalksiouxfalls.com
Contact: Jim Clark:
605-339.8359, Cell 605-366.1265 or Mary Thoen: 605-339.8355
E-mail:
jim.clark@xcelenergy.com

Deadline: November 16, 2007

The P.L.A.C.E. Project (Public and Local Artists Creating Environments) is now accepting applications for a temporary outdoor art installation to be fabricated in conjunction with Ventura's Spring 2008 ArtWalk.


Exhibit Dates: 2008 - one month exhibits
Location: Ventura, California
Sponsor: P.L.A.C.E.
Total Budget: $7000
Website: www.cityofventura.net/publicart
Contact: City of Ventura Public Art Program City of Ventura Public Art Program, ATTN: Lisa Zaid, Project Manager, PO
Box 99, 501 Poli St, Room 226, Ventura, CA 93002
Phone: 805-658.4736
Email: Lisa Zaid: lzaid@ci.ventura.ca.us

Deadline: November 16, 2007

San Diego County Regional Airport Authority invites artists to submit their qualifications to be considered for several public art opportunities to be integrated into the facilities of the San Diego International Airport.

Location: San Diego, California
Venue: San Diego Airport

Art opportunities vary from large and dramatic statements, to intimate and subtle insertions that may require numerous visits to discover. Artwork could be functional installations or more traditional art forms. Selected artwork may require certification by a licensed structural engineer or review by a professional fine art conservator at the selected artists' expense.

Budget: Project 1 - $2,180,000; Project 2 - $326,000; Project 3 - $175,000; Project 4 - $160,000.

Website: www.san.org/airport
Contact: SDCRAA Procurement Dept., 3rd Floor, Commuter Terminal, 3225 N Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101
Phone: 619-400.2400
Fax: 619-400.2541

Deadline: November 16, 2007

Studio Montclair presents "Currents", an 11th Annual Open Juried Exhibition.

Exhibit Dates: March 24 - April 22, 2008
Location: Wayne, New Jersey
Venue: Court Gallery of William Paterson University
Fees: $25 - 3 images in CD format only
Eligibility: Open to all mediums
Website:
www.studiomontclair.org
Contact: Studio Montclair, 108 Orange Road, Montclair, NJ 07042
Phone: 973-744.1818
Fax:
973-744.2155

Deadline: November 17, 2007

Submit original works to exhibit at the 4 Bridges Arts Festival 2008.

Exhibit Dates: April 19 & 20, 2008
Location: Chatanooga, Tennessee
Venue:
First Tennessee Pavilion
Awards: $10,000 in artist merit awards
Fees: $35 Booth Fees: from $300
Eligibility: All work shown must be original work. Exhibiting artists must be 18 years or older and must be present during show hours
Submit: 5 images - a booth shot is required
Website: www.4bridgesartsfestival.org
Contact: Association for Visual Arts, 30 Frazier Avenue, Chattanooga, TN 37405
Phone: 423-265.4282
Fax:
423-265.5233
Email: info@4bridgesartsfestival.org





Deadline: November 30, 2007

MPG Contemporary seeks submissions from emerging artists for New Art 2008.

Exhibit Dates: January 4 - 26, 2008
Location: Boston, Massachusetts
Awards: Cash awards
Fees: $25
Eligibility: Open to emerging artists (within 10 years of graduation or beginning of art career, no gallery representation) Work should not exceed 7 feet in any direction.

Submit: 4 labeled images on CD, Artist's statement and resume, entry fee
Website:
www.mpgallery.net
Contact: MPG CONTEMPORARY 450 Harrison Avenue, Suite 55 Boston, MA 02118,
Attention: NA 2008

Phone: 617-357.8881
Fax: 617-357.8882
E-mail: art@mpgallery.net

Deadline: November 30, 2007

The International Ceramics Studio announces an international call for entry for "The International Triennial of Silicate Arts".

Exhibit Dates:E March 2008
Location: Kecskemet, Hungary
Theme: Symbolism and Narrative
Awards: Cash awards, exhibition opportunities and free residency periods at International Ceramics Studio
Fees: 40 Euro
Eligibility: Open to artists working in the silicate arts of ceramics, porcelain, glass and concrete

Submit: 1 work no larger than 50 kilo or 1 meter in any direction, application form, 2 images of actual work to be exhibited, typed curriculum vitae (200 words) andshort statement of artist's work, artist photo, application fee
Website:
www.kitsa.org
Contact: International Trienniale of Silicate Arts, c/o International Ceramics Studio, H-6000 Kecskemét, Kapolna u.11, Hungary
Phone: 36 76 486 867
Fax:
36 76 482 223
Email: info@kitsa.org

Deadline: December 1, 2007

"Abstractions" is a unique, juried art show designed to debut abstract artists located in the southwestern area of the United States.

Exhibit Dates: March 1 - 23, 2008
Location: Tucson, AZ and Tubac, AZ
Title: Abstractions
Sponsors: Mountain Shadow Gallery; Rogoway Gallery; Details, Design and Art
Venue: Tucson, AZ and Tubac, AZ
Awards: Two $500 cash award
Fees: $15 for up to 3 images; $5 for each additional image
Eligibility: Open to artists 18 years or older residing in the following States: Texas, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, California, Nevada, and Utah. Original abstract 2-D and 3-D art only, completed within the last two (2) years. Accepted Mediums: 2-D and 3-D works in all media with exception to works under glass and Plexiglas; emphasis on ceramic, glass, and metal for 3-D. Sculptures cannot exceed 100 pounds. Any sculpture requiring special installation will be done by the artist in coordination with gallery staff. All works must be for sale. Limited edition sculptures are permitted as long as orders can be taken.

Commission: 50% commission to artist
Send SASE to: Mountain Shadow Gallery, 3001 E. Skyline Drive, Suite 109 Tucson, AZ 85718
Website: www.mountainshadowgallery.com/index.htm
Phone: 520-577.6301
Fax: 520-577.6302
E-mail: Deborah Tansey: deborah@mountainshadowgallery.com

Deadline: December 1, 2007
You are invited to apply to be one of 200 exhibitors at the 18th annual Cherry Creek Arts Festival.

Exhibit Dates: July 4 - 6, 2008
Location: Cherry Creek, Denver, Colorado
Awards:
Prize money for artistic awards
Fees: $35 Booth Fees: from $725
Eligibility: Open to original art. See website for specifics.
Submit: 5 images - a booth shot is required
Website:
www.cherryarts.org
Contact: Cherry Creek Arts Festival , 2 Steele Street, Suite B-100, Denver, CO 80206
Phone: 303-355.2787
Fax: 303-355.2788
Email: management@cherryarts.org
Deadline: December 7, 2007

Elk River Area Arts Alliance announces an International Call for Artists for Arts in Harmony '08.

Exhibit Dates: February 4 - March 28, 2008
Location: Elk River, Minnesota
Venue: Sherburne County Government Center
Awards: $9,050 given out last year, $1,000 Best of Show, 2 Purchase Awards, $300 Best Out-of state Artist
Fees: $18 first entry, $10 second entry, $6 each additional entry
Eligibility: All Living Artists - Paintings, drawings, digital, and hand pulled prints, fiber, batik, photography (not digitally altered or photo of work in another medium), ceramics, and sculpture. No copies, class work, or fragile work.
Commission: 20% non-members, 10% members (good sales record)
Send SASE to: Elk River Area Arts Alliance, 1170 Main Street, Elk River, Minnesota 55330
Website: www.elkriverart.org
Phone: 763-441.4725
E-mail: elkriverart@sherbtel.net
Deadline: December 14, 2007

Artists 18 years old or older from all of the United States are invited to enter their works in the Memphis/Germantown Art League Annual National Exhibition of fine art.


Exhibit Dates: February 20 - March 15, 2008
Location: Memphis, Tennessee
Venue: Germantown Performing Arts Centre
Awards: Best of Show $1500, 2nd place $1000, merit awards
Fees: $35 for 3 entries
Eligibility: Artists 18 years or older from any of the United StatesCommission: 20% of the sales price
Send SASE to: MGAL National Juried Exhibition, 1065 Timberlake Dr. E, Cordova, TN 38018
Website: www.mgal.org
Phone: 901-753.7504
E-mail: rkcoop@ensafe.com

Deadline: December 15, 2007

The Old Town Triangle Association invites artists to apply to the Old Town Art Fair 2008.

Exhibit Dates: June 14 & 15, 2008
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Awards: 4Best of Show winners & 4 Second Place award winners. Best of Show awardees each receive a check for $500; Second Place awardees receive $250.
Fees: $30 Booth Fees: from $500
Eligibility: All work must be designed and handmade by the accepted artist, e.g., beads used in jewelry-making must be fabricated by the artist. Production studio work is absolutely prohibited.
Submit: 5 images
Website:
www.oldtownartfair.org
Contact: OTTA / Old Town Art Fair, 1763 N. North Park Ave., Chicago, IL 60614
Phone: 312-337.1938
Email:
info@oldtowntriangle.com





OPPORTUNITIES

Workshop Dates: October 19 - 21, 2007

Join Marilyn Noble, writer, magazine editor, author and ghostwriter in the Sangre de Cristo Mountains for a writing workshop!

Title: The Art of Storytelling
Location: Westcliffe, Colorado
Price: $250.
Contact: Marilyn Noble
Visionary Colorado Writing Retreats
PO Box 371692
Denver, Colorado 80237


Website: www.visionarycolorado.com
Phone: 303-695.6008
Fax: 303-695.6012
E-mail: marilyn@visionarycolorado.com

Deadline: November 3, 2007

Old Firehouse Art Center and ArtStamps have teamed up to provide your budding artists with an opportunity to have their original artwork printed on postage stamps, note cards, post cards, and posters.

This fall fundraiser coincides with our children's art show "Adult Proof" with begins with an artist's reception on October 25 (4:30 - 6:30pm) and runs through November 3, 2007

To submit your child's artwork, pick up an ArtForm at the Art Center any time between now and November 1st. Return the completed form no later than 2pm on November 3rd. All orders will be ready for pick-up at OFAC in plenty of time for Christmas giving.

Address: Old Firehouse Art Center, 667 4th Avenue & Coffman, Longmont, Colorado
Website: www.firehouseart.org
Phone: 303-651.2787
Email: contact@firehouseart.org

Deadline: November 16, 2007

Eastern Michigan University's Ford and University Galleries are currently accepting proposals for solo and group exhibits.

Exhibit Dates: 2008 - 2009 season
Location: Ypsilanti, Michigan
Venue: Eastern Michigan University

Submit: A proposal which includes a description and /or artist statement, images (slide or CD), artist bio(s), resume, and estimated expenses.

Contact: Eastern Michigan University, Art Department, ATTN: Larry Newhouse, 114 Ford Hall, Ypsilanti, MI 48197. Please enclose SASE for the return of your materials.

Website: www.emich.edu
Phone: 734-487.1268
Email:
Larry Newhouse,
larry.newhouse@emich.edu

Deadline: November 15, 2007

Redux Contemporary art center is offering opportunities for emerging and established artists to exhibit.

Exhibit Dates: 2008 - 2009 season
Location: downtown Charleston, South Carolina
Fees: $40 (includes membership to Redux)
Eligibility: All applicants will be considered for solo, group, and two person shows.

Submit: Application, portfolio of 10-20 recent works which can be in slide, cd, dvd, or video format (both mac and pc formatted discs accepted), Inventory list including titles, dates completed, sizes, and mediums, Artist Statement, Artistic Resume, SASE for return of materials

Contact: Redux Contemporary Art Center, 136 St. Philip Street, Charleston, SC 29403
Website:
www.reduxstudios.org
Phone: 843-722.0697
Email:
info@reduxstudios.org

Deadline: November 30, 2007

Two Rivers Art Project is looking for high quality sculpture (especially large-scale pieces) for a one year temporary outdoor display.

Location: Glenwood Springs, Colorado
Fee: $30
Eligibility: Open to professional and amateur artists of all backgrounds. Each artist may enter up to two works. There are no limitations on the dimensions. A selection committee will review all entries and choose 10 pieces based on the originality of the piece, its durability and suitability for outdoors and safety for the public.
Contact: The Glenwood Springs Center for the Arts, 601 E 6th St, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601

Website: www.glenwoodarts.org
Phone: 970-945.2414
Fax: 970-945.4091

Deadline: November 30, 2007

Hudson Gallery is currently reviewing portfolios for gallery representation as well as solo exhibition proposals for the 2008-2009 calendar.


Exhibit Dates: 2008 - 2009
Location:
Sylvania, Ohio
Venue: Hudson Gallery
Submit: proposals including a brief cover letter explaining your work and concept behind your proposed exhibition, an artist's resume, artist's statement, 10-20 jpeg's on CD or 35mm slide.
Contact: Scott Hudson, Director, Hudson Gallery, 5645 North Main Street, Sylvania, OH 43560
Website: www.hudsongallery.net
Phone: 419-885.8381
Email: info@hudsongallery.net

Deadline: November 30, 2007

Cannon Gallery of Art at Western Oregon University is now accepting submissions for the 2008-2010 Exhibition Seasons.

Exhibit Dates: 2008 - 2010
Location:
Monmouth, Oregon
Venue:
Western Oregon University, Cannon Gallery
Eligibility: Artists working in all 2 dimensional and 3 dimensional art forms are encouraged to apply, including ceramics, painting, printmaking, sculpture, book arts, mixed media, installation art, and time-based media. Submit: 10 slides or digital images of work, current resume and artist's statement. Work will be juried by WOU's Gallery Committee, and most shows will be 2-3 person shows paired committee's discretion.
Commission:
30%, artists are responsible for shipping/delivery costs to and from gallery
Contact:
Cannon Gallery of Art, 345 N. Monmouth Ave., Monmouth, Oregon 97361
Phone: 503-838.8607
Email: Paula Booth, boothp@wou.edu
















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