call for entry: National Juried Competition – Plates, Platters & Nothing Else Matters

The Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce a call to artists for our “Plates, Platters, and Nothing Else Matters” Exhibition. “Plates, Platters, Nothing Else Matters” is a National Juried Competition of ceramic works that are ready to be wall hung. The deadline for submission is May 1st, 2017.

Our juror, Garth Johnson, will select approximately 75 works for our exhibition. Garth Johnson will award a prize of $1,000 to the artist whose work earns first place. The winner will be posted on our website following the reception, where the prize will be awarded. You do not have to be present to receive the award. The competition and exhibition is open to emerging as well as established artists working in the continental US. Please refer to the exhibition guidelines for complete details.

Important Dates: Monday, May 1st, 2017 Deadline for entries. All work must be primarily ceramic and ready to hang. Please submit up to three digital images to:  https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=3868 with an entry fee of $35.

Full details here: http://lbifoundation.org/events/national-juried-competition-plates-platters-nothing-else-matters-open-call/

 

call for submissions: OAG SHOP & Commercial Gallery

The doors to the new Ottawa Art Gallery are scheduled to open in the fall of 2017! The expansion of the Ottawa Art Gallery is a moment for the arts and culture sector in Ottawa-Gatineau to celebrate this purpose-built gallery which will increase the vitality and focus on the arts in the region. As we move into our exciting new space, we are planning the expansion of many departments, including our Commercial Gallery as well as a new OAG SHOP. This is a collective opportunity for both the gallery and regional artists to showcase the unique excellence of local arts.

With the inaugural opening of the new building, we are looking for artists and makers to submit unique, handmade and one-of-a-kind pieces to both our Commercial Gallery as well as our OAG SHOP. These products can range in price points and be ceramics, jewellery, textiles, sculptures, prints or one-offs. We would love to hear from our local makers and see what you are doing. If you have any special one-off products that reflect the image of the Ottawa Art Gallery, or ideas specific to our commercial spaces, we would love to hear from you.

The Commercial Gallery and the OAG SHOP are two distinct spaces and each have a different set of qualifications and instructions for submissions. Please refer to the detailed submission processes below.

Any additional questions can be directed to Stephanie Germano, manager, either by phone at 613-233-8699 x234 or by email at sgermano@ottawaartgallery.ca.

Commercial Gallery

This is a gallery space, previously known as our ART Rental and Sales, promotes artists working within the Ottawa/Gatineau region, through the rental, sale and exhibition of their work. Artists must live or work within 150km of the Gallery to be considered. Artworks selected by the jury will be consigned to the gallery for approximately 12 months.

The submission will be juried by both gallery staff and selected representatives from the local arts community. We will be accepting submissions now, up until 30 April, 2017. Artists will be informed in June of the jury’s decision.

About the Gallery:

 You must live or be working within 150km from the Gallery.
 We are looking for artists working with a variety of mediums, including painting, sculpture,
photography, mixed media, and numbered edition prints.
 We welcome prints and illustrations unframed as long as they are edition prints and are enclosed
in a plastic sleeve with a backing board.
 The works must be for both sale and rental, unless the works are sculptural or unframed.
 We determine the rental cost; it is based on the purchase price of the artwork.
 The gallery receives a sales commission of 40% and a rental commission of 50%.
 If the work has not sold by the end of the 12 month consignment, it is returned to the artist.
 Please note that we only accept artwork submissions directly from the artist, their representation,
or their estate. We do not re-sell from private collections.
 We do accept student artwork.

How to submit?

 Please email sgermano@ottawaartgallery.ca and include “Submission: Commercial Gallery” in the
subject line NO LATER THAN 30 April, 2017. No more than 5 artworks can be submitted per jury.

Please include:
 Digital images of the artworks submitted.
 A detailed list of works that include title, date of creation, medium, size and
purchase price.
 An artist statement, a CV or both.

OAG Boutique

The submission will be juried by both gallery staff and selected representatives from the local arts community. The deadline for submissions is no later than 30 April, 2017 and applicants will be informed in April of the jury’s decision.

About the Gallery Boutique:

 The products in the boutique will be either purchased or consigned by the Ottawa Art Gallery.
Pieces that are consigned are done so for a 12 month period. If sold, the Gallery boutique receives
a 40% sales commission.
 We are looking for handmade items such as: jewellery, ceramics, greeting cards, children’s toys,
stationery (notebooks, zines, etc.), fashion accessories (scarves, hats, etc.) as well as any other
handmade goods.

How to submit:

 Please email the following to sgermano@ottawaartgallery.ca and include “Submission: Gallery
Boutique” in the subject line no later than 30 April, 2017. Please include:
 Digital images of your products
 Your company website
 A brief description of you and your products which includes the wholesale/retail
costs.

call for entry: 2017 Art Kudos Juried Competition

Deadline to submit: June 30, 2017 Artshow.com is currently accepting entries for the 13th annual Art Kudos International Juried Competition at www.artkudos.com. Open to all artists ages 18 and older working in the following media: drawing, painting, printmaking, photography, digital art, sculpture, installations, ceramics, fiber, wood, glass, and mixed media. Media not accepted: video/film, wearable art. A total of $4,500 will be awarded as follows: Best of Show – $1,200; Second Place – $1,000; Third Place – $750; Founder’s Award of Distinction – $500; (3) Merit Awards – $250 each; (3) Honorable Mentions – $100 each. Awards Judge: Mike Calway-Fagen is an artist, writer, and curator based in Athens, GA where he is Assistant Professor of Sculpture at the University of Georgia. $35 entry fee. Guidelines & entry form: http://www.artkudos.com/prospectus.html

call for entry: The Salt Spring National Art Prize

The Salt Spring National Art Prize (SSNAP) Announces the 2017 Call For Artist Submissions

Offering $30,000 Worth Of Awards

The Salt Spring National Art Prize is pleased to launch its second biennial juried competition of Canadian 2D and 3D visual art.

The intent of the Salt Spring National Art Prize is to encourage artists whose practice demonstrates originality, quality, integrity and creativity, resulting in significant work with a real visual impact and depth of meaning.

Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada who are eighteen years and older (as of January 1, 2016) are are invited to submit their two-dimensional and three-dimensional work for consideration.

Approximately 50 finalists will be chosen by an independent jury from across Canada. All artists’ submissions will be anonymous to the jury.

SSNAP Awards Totaling $30,000:
THE JOAN McCONNELL AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING WORK; $17,000 ($12,000 and a $5,000 Salt Spring Island artist residency)
THE JUROR’S CHOICE AWARDS; three awards of $2,000 selected by each juror
THE ROSEMARIE BEHNCKE PEOPLE’S CHOICE AWARDS; three awards determined by a vote of visitors to the exhibition;

1st prize – $3,000
2nd prize – $2,000
3rd prize – $1,000
THE ASA (Alliance of Salt Spring Artists)
AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING SALT SPRING ARTIST; $1,000

Guidelines and submission details to be found on our website www.saltspringartprize.ca

Calendar of Events:

The call for artist submissions opens January 12, 2017 and closes May 31, 2017

The list of finalists will be announced by July 15th

 Original works will be exhibited and presented for sale at the Finalist Exhibition at historic Mahon Hall on Salt Spring Island, from September 22 to October 22, 2017 (Open daily from Saturday, September 23)

Gala Opening, Friday, September, 22 2017

Winners announced at the Gala Awards on Saturday, October 21, 2017

This exciting endeavour is an initiative of the Salt Spring Arts Council (SSAC), which represents the arts for Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, known as one of Canada’s premier arts communities.

Please may you share this announcement and join our social media for updates! To easily share on Facebook click http://tinyurl.com/SSNAP2017Call to share!

We look forward to celebrating the talent of Canadian artists!

Posted: 2016-12-02
Location: Salt Spring Island, BC
Phone: 2509311141
E-Mail: admin@saltspringartprize.ca
Website: http://saltspringartprize.ca

call for submissions -Okotoks Art Gallery

The Okotoks Art Gallery is now accepting submissions for consideration for the 2018 exhibition season. The deadline for submission of proposals is April 28th, 2017 at 11:59pm (MST). As per standard art gallery practice, the gallery’s exhibition schedule is programmed a full year in advance. This enables the gallery to fulfill provincial and federal government funding requirements and provide adequate planning time to mount significant exhibitions that are supported through educational programs and public relations.

Selection of exhibits for 2018 will be finalized by July 31st, 2017. A selection committee reviews the submissions and final selection occurs through studio visits and correspondence with artists and curators in whom the gallery has an interest.

Complete submission guidelines can be found here: http://www.okotoks.ca/culture-heritage/art-gallery/exhibit-submissions. Questions can be directed to culture@okotoks.ca or 403-938-3204.

Location: Okotoks, AB
Phone: 403-938-3204
E-Mail: culture@okotoks.ca
Website: http://www.okotoks.ca/culture-heritage/art-gallery/exhibit-submissions