Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Call for Proposals - Carnegie Center for Art and History

The Carnegie Center for Art and History and the New Albany Urban Enterprise Association are accepting proposals from artists for the 2011 New Albany Bicentennial Public Art Project.The submission deadline is January 3, 2011.

Each selected artist or artist team will receive an honorarium of $4,000. Three artists or teams will be selected from the proposals to create outdoor artworks that will be installed in the Spring of 2011 to remain on view for two years. Each selected artwork will interpret one of the following historic themes: Farmer’s Markets; Manufacturing; Newspapers and Broadcasting; and Textiles, Wholesale to Retail.  Attention must be paid to this aspect of the project, as interpretation of the chosen theme and historical appropriateness will be a factor in the selection process.

Full details and images relating to these themes can be found on the project website:

Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Call For Entries - 12 X 12: A Juried Exhibition of Small Scale Works of Art

Call For Entries - 12 X 12: A Juried Exhibition of Small Scale Works of Art

Open to all media that do not exceed 12”X12”X12”

December 10, 2010
Entries and fee must be received by this date
($35 for up to three entries)

EXHIBITION: January 13 - February 10, 2011

Presidents Award, $500
First Place, $350;
Second Place, $250
Honorable Mention, $100

Fill out application at:

Eric Snyder
Gallery Secretary/Liaison
Todd Hall Art Gallery at MTSU
tel: 615.898.5653 or 615.898.2455

The 12x12 exhibition will be a juried and comprised of works that do not exceed 12˝ x 12˝ x 12˝ (this includes the frame for two- dimensional works, and in the case of three-dimensional works, includes the base. There are no media restrictions. Artists must be at least 18 years of age, and works must have been completed in the last two years. The exhibition is closed to students, staff, and faculty of MTSU.

RFQ: Los Angeles County Public Art Opportunity, Pico Rivera Library

RFQ: Los Angeles County Public Art Opportunity, Pico Rivera Library

The Los Angeles County Arts Commission's Civic Art Program seeks an artist or artist team to execute a unique and dynamic artwork for the new Pico Rivera Library.  The library, a jointly funded project by the City of Pico Rivera and Los Angeles County, will be a focal point of the community, an architectural beacon for the City and a destination in the San Gabriel Valley.

The Civic Art Program seeks an artwork that is innovative, experiential and interactive. The artwork should work in harmony with the building architecture and offer an engaging respite for the Library staff and users. The selected artist will have the opportunity to work with the project design team both to refine the best opportunities for civic art and to fully develop the artwork design.  An artist that is willing to interact with local art students is desired.

An all-inclusive budget of $150,000 is projected.  The budget includes artist fees, liability insurance, travel, fabrication, delivery, installation and any other costs associated with realizing the artwork.

This commission is open to professional artists living in the United States of America.

Deadline: Applications must be received by 5 p.m. on Wednesday, January 5, 2011.

To see the full application, please go to: and look under "Active Calls."  For more information, contact Letitia Fernandez Ivins at 213-202-5859.

Harrison Center for the Arts Announces Opening of Community Darkroom

Harrison Center for the Arts Announces Opening of Community Darkroom

 The Harrison Center is pleased to announce the opening of a community photography darkroom.  Memberships are available for an annual fee of $25 plus $5/hour for studio time.  For more information, please contact Pam Allee at 317.396.3886.

Creative Renewal Arts Fellowship Applications Due December 10 at 5:00 pm - Reminder

Creative Renewal Arts Fellowship Applications Due December 10 at 5:00 pm - Reminder

40 artists and arts administrators will have the opportunity to renew and refresh their creativity through a two-year fellowship with a cash award of $10,000 each through the Creative Renewal Arts Fellowship and the deadline for applications is fast approaching.  Applications are due on or before Friday, December 10 at 5:00 pm.  For more information on the Creative Renewal Arts Fellowship and a link to the application, visit

Artist Live/Work Space Now Available Downtown

Artist Live/Work Space Now Available Downtown

Indy Indie, located in downtown Indianapolis at the corner of 14th and Pennsylvania Streets, is now leasing artist live/work space, studio space, and temporary studio space. The building's features are specific to accommodate the needs of creative people at an affordable price.  Features include stained/sealed concrete floors, great natural light, city views or northern light, all utilities included, free high speed internet, a kitchen and vintage bathroom in every space, and a community of peers, all starting at $395 a month.

A gallery space is planned for the first floor retail space. This gallery will offer exhibition space to the resident artists and feature visiting artists work and special events.  The gallery will hold its first event on December 3, during IDADA's First Friday Gallery Tour.

For gallery or studio questions please contact
For leasing info, applications or to view a space call 317.322.1322 or

Monday, November 22, 2010

Call for Entries: Artlink 31st Annual National Print Exhibition

Artlink Contemporary Art Gallery

Call For Entries: 31st Annual National Print Exhibition

Submission Deadline: January 12, 2011

Juried exhibition eligible to U.S. artists working in original printmaking media. No Photography, cimputer generated or digitally altered prints will be accepted. Cash Awards totaling $2,500.00 Juror is Randy Bolton, Head of the Print Media department and Artist in Residence at Cranbrook Academy of Art in Michigan.

Download the full prospectus at

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Call For Entries: 24th Annual McNeese National Works on Paper Exhibition

Call For Entries: 24th Annual McNeese National Works on Paper Exhibition

Juror: Dan Cameron, Visual Arts Director, New Orleans Contemporary Arts Center

$3,000 will be available for the purchase of works for the McNeese State University Works on Paper Permanent Collection.

Open to all artists living in the United States. All artworks must be original and completed in the last two years.

Works in any medium utilizing PAPER as a component part are eligible. Artworks, including frame, should not exceed 40” in any dimension.

Accepted artworks must be suitable for formal gallery presentation as well as the rigors of packaged shipment.

Artists may submit no more than three entries. Each entry must be individually labeled with artist's name, title, primary medium, presentation size, year completed, and viewing orientation.
OPTION #1: Electronic entries can be made securely to
WWW.MCNEESEARTONLINE.ORG in either JPEG, TIFF or PDF format with file sizes for each image to not exceed 4 MB.
OPTION #2: Entries on compact disc should be sent with completed-signed entry form via postal carrier directly to the Abercrombie Gallery mailing address.
OPTION #3: Entries may be submitted on 35mm slides in standard, non-glass, mounts via postal carrier directly to the Abercrombie Gallery mailing address. Slides not accepted will be returned only if a self-addressed, stamped envelope is provided. Allow approximately four weeks for return of non-accepted slides.
All images, personal information and payment account data will be securely handled and properly discarded. Digital copies of accepted exhibition artworks become part of the MSU Works on Paper Collection. Accepted artworks differing from the original entry may be disqualified.

A non-refundable entry fee of $30 is charged each entrant. This fee entitles the artist to a maximum of three entries. Check or money order should be made out to MSU Works on Paper. Credit Card payment can be made electronically or by providing account information with entry form to the Department of Visual Arts.

Prospectus may be photocopied or downloaded by visiting: WWW.MCNEESEARTONLINE.ORG

Call For Entries: 85th Annual International Competition: Printmaking

Call For Entries
85th Annual International Competition: Printmaking
June 4 - July 30, 2011

December 15, 2010

Emi Eu, Director, Singapore Tyler Print Institute, Singapore
Sarah Suzuki, The Sue and Eugene Mercy, Jr. Assistant Curator of Prints and Illustrated Books, Museum of Modern Art, New York

Awards and Prizes
Up to $3,000 in purchase, cash and material prizes, a solo exhibition at The Print Center and a purchase award for the Philadelphia Museum of Art

Entry Information
Entries are accepted online only.
For guidelines and the application, go to:

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Call For Entries: Fine Arts and Crafts Festival; Deerfield, IL

Fine Arts and Fine Crafts Festival
Downtown Deerfield, IL
June 4 and 5, 2011
10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

PLUS: Friday Night Preview Party, 6-8 p.m.

*9th Annual Fine Arts and Fine Crafts Festival in upscale Chicago suburb.

*Limited to 150 professionally juried fine artists and craft persons.

*Aggressive print and television advertising.

*Jury/Booth Fees ($35/$300); Double Booths $600; corner upgrade $75.

*Cash Awards in all categories, plus Best in Show.

*Friday setup beginning at 1 p.m.

*Excellent artists' amenities, including free reserved parking at site, bottled water delivered to artists' booths and continental breakfast both days.

*Strong community support.

The Deerfield Festival of Fine Arts enjoys very strong and ongoing community support, reinforced by its multi-year history of presenting excellent art to the public. It is hosted and widely publicized by The Village of Deerfield, the Deerfield Fine Art Commission and the Deerfield Park District, along with a broad media marketing campaign. Artists' amenities, including discounted hotel rooms, reserved parking, breakfasts, booth sitters, indoor restrooms, snacks and water delivered daily to artists' booths, are tops in the industry.

Family activities draw heavily from among the community's upper-income residents. Median home price: $710,000. Repeat purchases by show-goers have built an excellent reputation for the festival, as well as large return crowds. Among the top shows in the art-oriented upper income Chicago suburbs.


March 1, 2011

March 28, 2011

For more details, artist's prospectus, and to apply, visit:
Email inquiries to:

You may also contact by telephone:
Debbie Netter, D & W Events, Inc.

Monday, November 8, 2010

Call for Entry Reminder: IU Kokomo Art Gallery's 2011 Regional Juried Exhibition

Call for Entry Reminder: IU Kokomo Art Gallery's 2011 Regional Juried Exhibition, 1 Month Left to Apply

Eligibility: The exhibit is open to all artists who are over the age of 18 and live within the 70 mile radius of Kokomo, Indiana. All entries must be original and created within the last 3 years. All work must be accurately represented in jpeg images. Work not meeting these criteria will not be exhibited.

Format: All entries will be juried from high-resolution (300dpi) jpeg images on CD. A maximum of 3 pieces can be entered; you can include one detail image for each piece if necessary. If you wish to have your CD returned to you please send a Self-Addressed Stamped Envelope (SASE).

Dropping Off/Pick Up: Hand delivery and pick up of artwork to and from IUK Art Gallery is the responsibility of the artist. Dates are posted below. Any Work left after April 30th, 2011 becomes the property of the IU Kokomo Art Gallery.

Thursday, November 4, 2010

Broad Ripple Art Fair Call For Entries

The Indianapolis Art Center is now accepting applications for the 41st Annual Broad Ripple Art Fair. Apply at Entries are due by 11:59 MST on Sunday, January 23, 2011.

For questions, please contact Kyle Herrington, Artist Committee at (317) 255-2464 ext 233 or

Call for Artists (18+): The Kinsey Institute's 6th Annual Juried Art Show

Call for Artists: The Kinsey Institute's 6th Annual Juried Art Show

The Kinsey Institute is now accepting artwork submissions relating to sexual behavior, gender issues, pregnancy, birth, eroticism, the politics of sex and gender, sexuality, romantic relationships, sexual health and illness, and/or the human figure. All media welcome.&; Selected artwork will appear in The Kinsey Institute's 6th Annual Juried Art Show, May 20-July 30, 2011 at Indiana University SoFA Gallery. Entry deadline is February 1. To apply online go to For questions about the show or the application process, please email Kinsey Institute Curator Catherine Johnson-Roehr at or call (812)855-8890.

Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Request for Qualifications: Encore Sotheby’s International Realty Visiting Artist Series

Description of Opportunity
Encore Sotheby’s International Realty invites Indiana artists to submit their qualifications for their art to be displayed in the gallery-like offices of Encore Sotheby’s International Realty at 9510 North Meridian Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46260.

The intent of the Visting Artist Series is to offer an additional venue for Indiana artists to display their art and promote their craft, as well as give local artists an opportunity to sell their work. Each new artist will be introduced to Encore Sotheby’s International Realty clients, past and present, by way of an opening reception, which will also include the artist’s own clients, friends and family.

Press releases will be sent to all local media, as well as to the Sotheby’s International Realty network and the Sotheby’s Auction House in New York city.

After the artist is paid, all  remaining proceeds will benefit Indianapolis area charities, including Gleaner’s Food Bank, Christamore House and Chaucie’s Place. (Artist keeps 75% of the sale - the other 25% to charity)

Artist Eligibility
Indiana-based artists working in any style are eligible to submit their qualifications. All varieties of media will be considered. Encore Sotheby’s International Realty promotes cultural diversity and encourages artists of all backgrounds and experiences to submit their qualifications.

Selection Criteria
Packages submitted for this RFQ will be evaluated on the following criteria:
1. The applicant’s demonstration of an excellent sense of design, superior craftsmanship and a profound understanding of materials.
2. The applicant’s demonstrated potential to address themes of relevance and to communicate the themes in an appropriate visual form.
3. The applicant’s demonstrated ability to deliver a completed project on time.
4. The involvement of artists with a significant connection to Indianapolis or Indiana by virtue of having been born in, lived in, been educated in, or spent professional time in the state or city.

Selection Process
A conflict-free panel made up of representatives from various professions, including those from the visual arts community, will review the submitted work according to the above criteria. The artist selected will be informed of the specifics of the series, including timeline, etc. Compensation will be provided for the artist selected in the amount of $1000. The chosen artist’s work can be offered for sale throughout the length of the show.

How to Submit Qualifications
All work, including digital images, background information, description of work, mission statement, etc. shall be submitted to:
Encore Sotheby’s International Realty
9510 North Meridian Street, Suite 200
Indianapolis, IN 46260

The following information should be submitted:
1. A minimum of six images of representative work must be included.  Only one artwork view may be presented in each image. Each image should have a unique title. At least half of the images must be of completed work.
2. Provide a description of the project/image.
3. Include a current resume containing a list of projects, work, etc.  Resumes must include full contact information.
4. Artist statement: This statement should describe the general nature of the applicant’s approach to creating art for the public. Applicant may address favorite themes, the nature of past community involvement, preferred medium, format or technique.
5. Please upload a list of three to five professional references, including complete contact information. The listed references should have a good knowledge of the applicant’s work and ability to execute projects.
6. Indiana connection - Does the applicant have a connection to Indiana or Indianapolis.  Please explain the nature of the connection.

Call To Artists: Midwest Center for Photography Juried Exhibition

Deadline: 12/01/10

$500 Fellowship Award.
Fellowship recipient will also receive one year gallery representation at Center Gallery.

$40 entry fee. Submit up to 10 images for $40, $5 for each additional image.

Selected artists will have their work featured in the exhibition opening January 28, 2011.

Eligibility: Open to all photographic and lens based installation work. The fellowship is based upon a current body of work. Artists must submit an artist statement referencing the work. Selection will be based on the cohesive body of work submitted by each artist rather than on individual images.

Submission Format: Photographic images in jpeg format on CD. Include the entry form, a CD of your entry and payment to Center Gallery for your entry fee.

Notification of Selected Works: Selected artists will be notified via email by December 17, 2010.

For entry form, please visit: