Exhibitions

EXHIBITION OPPORTUNITIES

To have your artist opportunity added to this list please write a brief explanation of your sculpture opportunity including blue links to more detailed information using a similar format to what you see below. Send your sculpture call to Diane Szczepaniak at moc.l1544396489oa@zc1544396489zscd1544396489


October 29, 2018 5pm  MD

Call For Artists / Request For Proposals for Sculptural Courtyard Art in Hyattsville, MD at Parkview Manor Apartments
https://hycdc.org/?p=16155
gro.c1544396489dcell1544396489ivstt1544396489ayh@r1544396489iafj1544396489 301.683.8267 desk, 207.470.3805 fax
https://www.hycdc.org Commission: $35,000

PRECIS  The Hyattsville Community Development Corporation (CDC), on behalf of Montgomery Housing Partnership (MHP), is accepting artist proposals for the design and fabrication of one (1) sculptural shade structure and two (2) complementary sculptural courtyard art amenities, for placement at Parkview Manor Apartments, located in Hyattsville, within Prince George’s County, Maryland.

PROJECT BACKGROUND

Parkview Manor is a garden apartment community located 1 mile between the West Hyattsville Metro Station and the Route 1 Corridor, at 5040 38th Street, Hyattsville, MD 20782. Starting Summer 2018, the property will be renovated to provide residents healthier living amenities including energy efficient appliances, fixtures, roofing, insulation, and two captivating art infused courtyards built for community engagement.  This project is meant to complement the city’s Hamilton Street ‘Artway North’ initiative with sculptural elements or structures that create pleasant, meditative outdoor spaces inviting children to play, commuters to rest, and the community to gather. It will introduce art to emphasize a welcoming community. This project is privately funded and intended to engage the imagination of the local arts community to promote a public facing identity and to optimize limited open-space. MHP’s aim is to provide quality affordable homes that empower families and strengthen the neighborhood, and the CDC’s mission is to revitalize the community through unique and engaging art and public spaces. In confluence, this commission thematically calls for:

A – REST: One appropriately scaled uniquely designed, sculptural shade / seating structure to be placed on the front lawn, proximate to the southern bus stop. Non-conducive to sleeping.

B – PLAY: One locally-designed playful, family-friendly play sculpture/structure that children (ages 2-9) can play upon in the northern courtyard: when not in use the structure would stand as an aesthetic work in its own right. An integral slide would be interesting and welcome. The sculpture would be situated on a rubberized mulch area (outside the scope of this call).

C – ART: One sculpture (non-conductive to play) that can serve to visually bridge the two REST and PLAY amenities.

Open the Full Call for Artists/RFP

View Supporting Materials here.

 

October 30, 2018  WA

Gallery 110 Ninth Annual Juried Exhibition
VIEW MORE INFO      APPLY TO THIS CALL Seattle, Washington
Fee: $35.00  Event Dates: 2/7/2019 – 3/2/2019
9th Annual Juried Exhibition at Gallery 110, Seattle, WA
Juror: Carrie Dedon, Curator of Modern & Contemporary Art, Seattle Art Museum (SAM)Gallery 110’s annual juried exhibition will showcase work by emerging and established artists. Our gallery location and reputation offers artists the opportunity to be a part of Seattle’s Pioneer Square gallery district and to have patrons of First Thursday Art Walk view their work.

 

October 30, 2018  MN
24th Arts in Harmony 2019 Annual International Show – Arts North Exhibition
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Blaine, Minnesota   Fee: $35.00
At the Hopkins Center for the Arts, Hopkins, Minnesota.
The American Swedish Institute, Minneapolis, Minnesota, and the Maple Grove Arts Center, Maple Grove, Minnesota will host the travelling shows. Due to the smaller display spaces at the Traveling Exhibition sites, we may not be able to accommodate all the requests by Main Show artists to be in the Traveling Shows. The Traveling Show sites will select artworks from the Main Exhibition for their respective shows. The early drop-off and shipping sites are located at Christ The Christ King Lutheran Church in New Brighton, Minnesota. $10,000 in Awards

October 31, 2018  LA

Concrete and Adrift: On the Poverty Line
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Alexandria, Louisiana
Fee: $0.00  Event Dates: 3/1/2019 – 6/22/2019
The Alexandria Museum of Art is curating an exhibit of work by contemporary artists working in themes of poverty and homelessness to partner with Sordid & Sacred: The Beggars in Rembrandt’s Etchings, which will be on display concurrently. This exhibition will feature juried works by artists working in all media in the subjects of poverty and homelessness to bring the topic to the forefront and connect it with the etchings of artist Rembrandt van Rijn.
This exhibition will be on display at the Alexandria Museum of Art from March 1st through June 22nd, 2019 alongside “Sordid & Sacred: The Beggars in Rembrandt’s Etchings” Selections from the John Villarino Collection.

October 31, 2018  SC

Women’s Art Initiative: Communication; Endless Possibilities Past, Present, Future
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Rock HillSouth Carolina   Fee: $0.00
Women’s Art Initiative, Rock Hill, SC is a public art advocacy group whose mission is to enhance quality of life for the community by reflecting its cultural values and artistic vitality through public art. WAI is seeking proposals from artists/designers to create a contemporary, outdoor design feature, sculpture, or artwork at the entry of Comporium’s Telephone Museum on Elk Avenue. It will serve to celebrate communication and technology; specifically its multi-level history in Rock Hill and its endless possibilities for innovation. It will provide opportunities for dialogue emphasizing the impact of technology and communication on our future. The piece must be child/family friendly and ideally have an interactive or kinetic feature. WAI will select one proposal whose vision incorporates these themes. The artist/designer is responsible for the design, creation, transportation, and installation of the project and will work with WAI’s Selection Committee and the City of Rock Hill.

October 31, 2018  UT
New Daybreak Library Public Art
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South Jordan, Utah  Fee: $0.00
Daybreak Library Public Art:  Letter of interest and qualifications are requested from artists both local and national who are interested in participating in an open competition for a work of public art for the new Daybreak Library project located at 11300 Grandville Avenue, in South Jordan, Utah.  Up to $130,000.00 has been designated for art obtained through this process.  At a date to be determined, up to five finalists will be asked to make individual presentations of their work and their approach to the Selection Committee.  Travel and hotel will be reimbursed to the selected finalists.  No specific proposals will be requested or considered at this point.

 

October 31, 2018  MO
The Santo Foundation Individual Artist Awards 2018
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Saint Louis, Missouri  Fee: $40.00
THE SANTO FOUNDATION INDIVIDUAL ARTIST AWARDS 2018
$20,000.00 Awarded to Visual Artists:  
Top Awards: Three top artists will be selected to each receive $5,000.00.
Awards: Five additional artists will be selected to each receive $1,000.00.
The Santo Foundation is pleased to announce our Distinguished Juror, Laura Copelin.  LAURA COPELIN is Director & Curator at Ballroom Marfa, established in 2003 in a converted 1927 dancehall in Marfa, Texas, as a space for creative artistic expression.

October, 31, 2018  FL
Drip The Morean Center For Clay is excited to announce an open call for entry to Drip.  The purpose of this show is to highlight the exciting ceramic work that revolves around glaze drips.  This call is open to both functional and non-functional work.  Glaze drips can be some of the most beautiful highlights on a piece.  We have invited Branan Mercer to jury this show. Branan is a potter from Alabama and his work is highlighted by his use of glaze movement.  Call for entry is open until October 31st 2018 and the show will open December 8th 2018
VIEW MORE INFO, APPLY TO THIS CALL  St. Petersburg, Florida Fee: $25.00
November 1, 2018 CO
Collyer Park Longmont’s Art in Public Places (AIPP) Commission is accepting submissions from artists for consideration for a project in the East Historic Neighborhood located at Collyer Park One of three of Longmont’s downtown parks, located within the original square mile of the City, this park is popular due to the amenities, the mature trees which provide welcome shade, the new playground and the beautiful and serene neighborhood surrounding it.
Art in Public Places is seeking an artist who is able to balance the beauty of the natural environment, together with the history of the immediate neighborhood and vicinity, while celebrating diversity within Longmont all while considering the Collyer Park Master Plan  VIEW MORE INFO, APPLY TO THIS CALL

Longmont, Colorado  Fee: $0.00
https://www.longmontcolorado.gov/Home/Components/FacilityDirectory/FacilityDirectory/28/710?selcat=79

November 6, 2018  UK
The Royal Society of Sculptors – Gilbert Bayes Award 

The Gilbert Bayes Award for early career sculptors (previously the Bursary Awards) is given annually by the Society to a small group of outstandingly talented sculptors.

Selected by the sculptor members of the Society’s Board, the award provides vital support during what can be a difficult transition from study to professional practice. The award is open to sculptors of any age or nationality, with or without formal training and working in any style of media. Award winners receive a year’s worth of professional development (including talks from guest speakers working in commercial galleries, art charities and private collections), as well as inclusion in a group exhibition. In addition, winners receive free membership of the Society for a year with the opportunity to take half price membership the following year.

We are now accepting applications for the Gilbert Bayes Award for early career sculptors 2019.   View current winners       Read more and apply​

November 8, 2018  LA

Louisiana Percent for Art Program – Call to Artists, Southeastern Louisiana University  VIEW MORE INFOAPPLY TO THIS CALL
HammondLouisiana  Fee: $0.00
The Louisiana Percent for Art Program is seeking artists or artist teams to design and implement two (2) site-specific installations of original design for the Computer Science and Technology Building at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, Louisiana.  The artwork may be subject to direct sunlight (UV radiation) and must be unique, permanent, and require very minimal long-term maintenance. Specifics for each of the commissions are included in the full Call to Artists document with budgets for each. More detailed specifications will be given to artists selected to develop a proposal. Each commission will be considered separately. It is an open call to artists that meet the Eligibility criteria (page 4, section 3). All artists (national or international) are invited to apply.

November 9, 2018  UT
Davis Tech Allied Health – Utah Public Art 
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Salt Lake CityUtah   Fee: $0.00
Utah Public Art Program – Budget: $221,000 – Letters of interest and qualifications are requested from artists and/or artist teams interested in creating site specific artwork for the Allied Health Building at Davis Technical College in Kaysville, Utah. This building will serve as a dynamic and engaging learning environment that will help students develop competence and confidence to provide life-saving care for the health and physical well-being of the community they serve. This project is open to professional artists / artist teams.

November 12, 2018  MO
Child’s Play Memories and experiences of childhood become imprinted on the consciousness in a permanent way. Seeing toys we played with, pictures we drew, and characters that were real or imaginary give us a sense of nostalgia. “Child’s Play” is an international, all-media exhibition celebrating the child within. The concept of this show is to revisit childlike ideas, behaviors, symbols, and imagery to bring some whimsy and childlike innocence into our adult lives.
Artists are invited to submit up to three pieces of work they believe reflect the experience of childhood. Artists of all skill levels working in all mediums are encouraged to enter. “Child’s Play” will open with a reception on Friday, January 4, 2019, from 5:30-8 pm in the main gallery. The exhibition will be on display from January 4, 2019 – February 15, 2019. Three prizes will be awarded at the Opening Reception: two Juror’s Choice Awards of $200, and a Going Solo Award that offers the awarded artist the choice between a Going Solo Exhibition and $500. Nationally respected Artist Tim Liddy will serve as juror for this exhibition. Liddy is known for his body of work featuring mid-twentieth-century board games. For more information about Liddy and the exhibition, visit http://www.foundryartcentre.org/childs-play

 

November 15, 2018  VA
The Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center, located in historic Olde Towne Portsmouth, Virginia seeks entries for the 2019 Outdoor Sculpture exhibit on view from April 6 – October 14, 2019.  Cash prizes and artist stipends are available.  Attached is an application, or artists may download from our website at www.portsmouthartcenter.comCall for 2019 Sculptors

The Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center, in Olde Towne Portsmouth, seeks proposals for outdoor sculptures to display within an enclosed historic courtyard. The sculptures will be on display from April 6 – October 14, 2019.

Awards include Juror’s Choice at $1,500, Seawall Award at $1,000, Brancusi Innovation Award at $500, and People’s Choice at $500. Travel stipends are provided to all selected artists for installation and removal.

Deadline for entries is November 15, 2018.  To apply, download the prospectus here and return by the deadline to Sculpture Committee, 521 Middle Street, Portsmouth, VA 23704

Gayle Paul, Curator

Portsmouth Art & Cultural Center

Mail: 521 Middle Street

Located at 400 High Street

Portsmouth, VA 23704-3622

757-393-8543

www.portsmouthartcenter.com

https://www.facebook.com/PortsmouthArtCenter/

 

November 28, 2018  NY

Contemporary Sculpture This is an open call to artists for an exhibition at Site:Brooklyn Gallery.
Contemporary Sculpture: Off the Wall, Floor and Ceiling

ABOUT THE JUROR:
John Hatfield is the Executive Director of Socrates Sculpture Park in Long Island City, New York. Previous to Socrates Sculpture Park, he worked for seventeen years in various capacities at the New Museum, four years as Deputy Director. Hatfield served as Assistant Vice President for Memorial, Cultural and Civic Programs at the Lower Manhattan Development Corporation managing the September 11th memorial design competition, selection process and cultural site planning. He has served on many panels, juries, curated exhibitions and lectured on art in the public realm.  VIEW MORE INFO  APPLY TO THIS CALL

Brooklyn, New York  Fee: $35.00

Contemporary Sculpture   January 18, 2019 – February 16, 2019

ABOUT THE GALLERY:
Site:Brooklyn Gallery located in Brooklyn, New York is dedicated to exhibiting the current practice of contemporary artists

 

December 31, 2018  PA
Call for Solo Exhibition Proposals

Arts & Education at the Hoyt is currently seeking artists to fill its 2020 – 2021 Exhibition Schedule. Solo, duo, collectives and curatorial proposals are welcome. Artists living in the Mid-Atlantic region (PA, OH, NY, NJ, MD, VA, W.VA, DE and Washington DC) are invited to apply. Please submit a proposal that includes; exhibition description, 10-20 jpeg images, image list with titles, media and dimensions, resume or curriculum vitae, and a $25.00 review fee.

For more information or to apply visit: http://www.hoytartcenter.org/solo-show/

 

December 31, 2018  NY

CALL FOR ARTIST MEMBERS  Seeking artists for Affiliate Membership. FIRST STREET GALLERY is a nonprofit gallery located in the heart of Chelsea, New York. We represent a diverse group of emerging, mid-career and established visual artists working in a variety of media. Affiliate members participate in a three week Annual Affiliates Exhibition every year and share many other benefits including representation on the Gallery website. Find out more about membership benefits, dues and the application process by visiting our website: www.FirstStreetGallery.org or call 646-336-8053.

 

January 15, 2019  WI

Call for Exhibiton Proposals The Peninsula School of Art is currently accepting exhibition proposals for 2020 and 2021 in our Guenzel Gallery. Exhibitions of all media will be considered. Exhibitions will be chosen by the Director of Public Programs with support from PenArt’s Gallery Committee. Exhibitions are awarded based on criteria including, relevance to the our educational mission and overall artistic quality. Artists, curators, groups, and/or organizers are welcome to apply and will be notified approximately one month after the deadline. No submission materials will be returned. Exhibition Proposals should include:

Cover letter including description of proposed exhibition Digital portfolio of 15-20 images, or a single link to a maximum five minute video of current artwork, representative of work proposed for the exhibition. Include artwork title, medium, size, and year. Resume Artist statement and biography Contact information including: telephone, address, and email. Please email question and all submissions to Kendra Bulgrin gro.t1544396489rAfol1544396489oohcS1544396489alusn1544396489ineP@1544396489tibih1544396489xe1544396489http://www.peninsulaschoolofart.org/

 

March 8, 2019

Carley Beckner, Events Coordinator at the Taubman Museum of Art in Roanoke is looking for an artist group to apply for our annual Sidewalk Art Show! This show takes place every year the weekend after Memorial Day – June 1 & 2 next year – and this will be our 61st show! To find out more about the show, you can visit https://www.taubmanmuseum.org/happenings/sidewalk-art-show. Our paper prospectus is not available yet, but our online application is live – the link to that is on our website as well. If you have any questions whatsoever, please contact Carley Beckner, Facility Rental & Events Coordinator, Taubman Museum of Art at 540.204.4139, 110 Salem Avenue SE, Roanoke, VA 24011

 

 

ONGOING

 

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center
In Association with the Smithsonian Institution
Dowell (Solomons), Maryland, www.annmariegarden.org
https://annmariegarden.wufoo.com/forms/call-for-sculpture-application-form-2017/
Annmarie Garden is accepting proposals for the exhibition of outdoor works in our beautiful sculpture garden located in Southern Maryland.
Temporary Loans – artists who create large-scale, three-dimensional works that are able to withstand the extremes of outdoor conditions are encouraged to submit up to three works for consideration. Loan period can range from one to four years. Artists must be experienced with the design, construction and installation of outdoor sculpture. Artists must provide drawings, photos, and/or a maquette (if possible) of the proposed work(s). Financial considerations will vary depending on the nature of the project. An honorarium will be awarded to each accepted artist. Interested artists must complete this easy online form.
Environmental Art & Site Specific Installations – Artists who create site-specific installations are encouraged to submit proposals, and may want to consider applying to our Artist-in-Residence program. Financial considerations will vary depending on the project. An honorarium, will be awarded to accepted artists.

 

Art in Embassies Program seeks artists interested in loaning work for exhibit in U.S. embassies around the world. Chosen works will be on loan for up to 3 years. Shipping and insurance costs are covered by the Department of State and Ambassadors are encouraged to publish a catalog of the artists’ work. For more information, email: vog.e1544396489tats@1544396489seiss1544396489abmen1544396489itra1544396489; or visit aiep.state.gov.

 

American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, in Washington, DC, accepts submissions for exhibitions. Guidelines for being considered: A CD of up to 20 jpeg images along with a resume, image list, a short statement and/or cover letter. If you are proposing a group exhibition please include resumes by all artists involved. Please do not send slides. Submitted materials will not be returned. The reviewing process should take 6 – 8 weeks. We will contact you if we would like to see additional materials. Submissions should be mailed to: Jack Rasmussen, Director and Curator, American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, 4400, Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016

GRANTS

Pollock- Krasner Foundation Grants for Visual Artists  
On a Rolling basis
 

The Foundation welcomes, throughout the year, applications from visual artists who are painters, sculptors and artists who work on paper, including printmakers.  The Foundation encourages applications from artists who have genuine financial needs that are not necessarily catastrophic. Grants are intended for a one-year period of time. The Foundation will consider need on the part of an applicant for all legitimate expenditures relating to his or her professional work and personal living, including medical expenses. The size of the grant is determined by the individual circumstances of the artist. Professional exhibition history will be taken into consideration. Artists must be actively exhibiting their current work in professional artistic venues, such as gallery and museum spaces. For more information or to apply, click here .

RESIDENCIES, FELLOWSHIPS, OTHER

The Gallery at Iona Senior Services – Artist in Residence Program DC
The Gallery at Iona seeks 2 and 3 dimensional artworks created by artists 60 + years young. The mission of the Gallery at Iona is to create a welcoming and engaging exhibition space for visitors to enjoy at Iona Senior Services. Promoting wellness through creativity plays a very strong part in our mission of enabling people to live with dignity and independence. Iona provides social services, information and referral, a variety of classes and clubs, an art gallery and an adult day wellness & arts center located in NW DC. Contact Patricia Dubroof, Gallery Director for more information gro.a1544396489noi@f1544396489oorbu1544396489dp1544396489 202-895-9407, Iona Senior Services 1145 Albemarle Street NW, Washington, DC 20016SLIDE R

 

China Residencies  (residencies): http://www.chinaresidencies.com/residenciesRegistries EGISTRIES

 

The Maryland State Arts Council
The Registry, a free online resource available to Maryland artists that is an effective tool for those seeking to reach curators, consultants, and others looking to commission or review contemporary artwork. It documents almost 2,800 professional artists, artisans and designers. And it catalogs artists of diverse media including craft, design, drawing and works on paper, mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, digital media, new genres, and video. Resume, artist’s statement and 6 images of the works of those artists who gave permission for on-line publication. Artists can join the registry and upload images via the Internet. Registry Coordinator Maryland Art Place  8 Market Place, Suite 100, Baltimore, MD 21202 410-962-8565   gro.e1544396489calpt1544396489radm@1544396489yrtsi1544396489ger1544396489

 

NYC Percent for Art Program Slide Registry 
The City of New York Department of Cultural Affairs Percent for Art Program provides an important venue for all New Yorkers and visitors to appreciate artwork outside the traditional museum or gallery setting. Percent for Art projects are site-specific and engage a variety of media, including painting, mosaic, glass, textiles, sculpture, and works that are integrated into infrastructure, or architecture. The Percent for Art artist slide registry is an important component of the Program that allows artists to participate by maintaining a record of their work. The registry is consulted by the architects, panelists, and City agencies for each project. The Percent for Art slide registry is open to any professional visual artist; there is no residency requirement for a Percent for Art Commission. Artists who are interested in submitting their work for the registry may print out the application at this web address: home2.nyc.gov/html/dcla/html/panyc/form.shtml.

 

Philadelphia Public Art Program Artist Registry
From the Philadelphia Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy
With several Percent for Art opportunities on the horizon, Philadelphia’s Public Art Program invites artists* to submit an application with the Public Art Artist Registry. The registry allows artists to participate in all selection processes by maintaining a record of their work that will be consulted by Public Art staff, panelists, architects, and City agencies as public art opportunities become available. The registry is open to all professional artists. There are no residency requirements for the registry, although some opportunities will be limited to the greater Philadelphia region. Click here to learn more and how to apply. *Artists who have already submitted to the registry need not reapply unless you need to update your images.

 

Artists Wanted invites you to put your artwork on its brand-new website, which lets you create your own personal online portfolio.
Saatchi Online Share, Buy and Sell Art Online Create your own website account with your Artwork including Paintings, Photography, Sculpture, Prints. www.saatchionline.com

 

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OTHER PLACES TO FIND ALL KINDS OF ARTOPPORTUNITIES

  1. cac.ca.gov/artistcall/
  2. artdeadlineslist.com
  3. callforentry.org/festivals.php?apply=yes
  4. collegeart.org/opportunities/
  5. artshow.com/juriedshows/index.html
  6. artdeadlines.com/
  7. com/category/exhibition-entriescall-for-artists/
  8. entrythingy.com/artists
  9. unitedstatesartists.org
  10. wooloo.org
  11. asingularcreation.com/list.htm
  12. dezeen.com/
  13. callsforart.com/
  14. juriedartservices.com/
  15. artslant.com
  16. artheals.org
  17. org/index.php/for-artists/opportunities
  18. lacountyarts.org/

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