Saturday, December 11, 2010

New opportunities for artists

New opportunities are listed on CaFE™, I just got their newsletter. Many application deadlines are approaching. See what new opportunities you can apply to below. You can login to CaFE by going to to apply to one of these opportunities.

City of Denver: Denver Health (Pavillion A)
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Entry Deadline: 12/13/10

The Denver Office of Cultural Affairs (DOCA) seeks to commission an artist or team of artists to create site-specific artwork for Denver Health (Pavilion A Entrance), near downtown Denver. The funding currently designated for public art at the site is $40,000 including design, fabrication and installation. The project is open to all artists in Colorado working in all media and materials. Location: Denver Health, 777 Bannock Street, Denver, CO 80204 Applications must be submitted on by 5:00 pm on December 13, 2010.

Prospectus 212 North American Wind Research and Training Center at Mesalands Community College
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Entry Deadline: 12/16/10

The Art in Public Places Program of New Mexico Arts and the Local Selection Committee at Mesalands Community College seek an artist or artist team to create a site-specific commission project at the North American Wind Research and Training Center in Tucumcari, New Mexico. Professional artists demonstrating a level of experience that is commensurate with the project scope and budget are invited to submit qualifications to this opportunity. $64,300 is available for this project.

Cincinnati Art Museum: 4th Floor Award
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Fee: $50.00 (Cincinnati Art Museum: 4th Floor Award)
Entry Deadline: 12/30/10

The 4th Floor Award is a biennial, regional art competition open to professional (non-student) artists in the Greater Cincinnati Area. Juried exclusively by 4th Floor Members, the Award seeks to recognize emerging local talent in the visual arts while creating dialogue between collectors, artists and art enthusiasts. Three finalists and the winner will receive monetary awards. The winner receives a solo exhibition at the Cincinnati Art Museum.

Earth Through a Lens
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Fee: $35.00 (Earth Through a Lens)
Entry Deadline: 1/7/11

Earth Through a Lens is an annual juried photographic competition open to both amateur and professional photographers living in North America. The goals of this project are to provide a professional quality photographic display that underscores the need to develop a more sustainable environment. A side goal is to engage photographers in cataloging changes in the natural environment due to human activity. The display of approximately 30-50 images from 15 March- April 30 will focus on beauty in the natural environment, the degradation of the environment by human activity, and attempts to reclaim or restore spoiled habitats. In sum, the photographs will highlight the importance of developing a sustainable environment. The 30-50 finalists will provide a print photograph to be matted and framed by ETAL to allow uniform framing of the work. The finalists' work will also be exhibited digitally at the California Museum of Photography, included in the exhibit catalog, and displayed i! n Palm Springs and in Rancho Mirage, CA. Three winning photographs will be selected with these photographers to receive cash prizes ranging from $500-$1500.

Nude Nite - Orlando
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Fee: $40.00 (NudeNite - Orlando for up to 2 images; not per image. )
Entry Deadline: 1/13/11

Nude Nite - Orlando Event Dates: February 10,11,12, 2011 Submission Deadline: January 13, 2011 $40 fee per Application to include up to 2 images. Location: TBA Nude Nite, in its 13th year is the largest nude art show in the country. The show is held annually in Orlando/Tampa. Each show is treated separately so artists may apply to both. Genre's represented range from sculpture, mixed media, metal, oil, acrylic, watercolor, digital, photography, glass, woodcraft, found object and film.

Harmony Jewelry Design Competition
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Fee: $50.00 (Harmony Jewelry Design Competition)
Entry Deadline: 1/15/11

The objective of Hoover Harmony Jewelry Design Competition is to use jewelry as a way to raise money for different charities through out the world. The Harmony Jewelry Design Competition will target jewelry students and small, US based, independent artisan/designers to come up with original designs within a specific budget. Hoover and Strong will then manufacture a singular winning design and market it to [retail] jewelers at the end of the competition to raise money for an annually selected charity. A fundraising for charities marketing structure will guide the jewelry design competition as the primary motivator for participation to designers, retailers, and consumers.

Womens Works 2011 24th Annual Fine Arts Show
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Fee: $35.00 (Womens Works 2011 24th Annual Fine Arts Show)
Entry Deadline: 1/19/11

Women's Works™ is a juried fine art exhibit, celebrating women artists and is presented annually by the Northwest Area Arts Council (naac). It is our goal, with this show, to focus on women artists of North America. Women's Works™ provides an opportunity to showcase the creative efforts of women artists. This, the 24th Anniversary Exhibit of Fine Art by Women - takes place at the Old Court House Arts Center on the Historic Town Square in Woodstock, Illinois.

Nude Nite - Tampa
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Fee: $40.00 (Nude Nite - Tampa for up to 2 images; not per image)
Entry Deadline: 1/27/11

EVENT DATE: MARCH 3, 4, 5 - 2011 Submission Deadline: January 27,2011 LOCATION: THE TROLLEY BARN 1910 N. Ola Ave. Tampa, FL 33602 $40 fee per Application to include up to 2 images. 1910 N. Ola Ave. Tampa, FL 33602 6pm - 12am Nude Nite represents a new class of art show. One inspired by the original inspiration, the nude. A nouveau art event showcasing hundreds of fresh and sophisticated works and performances. Held annually in both Orlando and Tampa, Florida the 3 nite visual event is deemed a "not to be missed" event by The Orlando Sentinel. Nude Nite is a juried exhibit with a full gallery sales team focused on building a collector base at its events. Installations, Performance Artists and vendors, please email for consideration

Town of Parker: 2011 Pace Center Signature Sculpture Piece
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Entry Deadline: 1/28/11

Open to professional Colorado artists working in any outdoor and three dimensional medium. Town of Parker, Committee for Art in Public Places seeks artist to provide and/or create an outdoor sculpture to be placed in front of the glass windows near the main entrance. The artwork should be a monumental sculpture. Due to the location of the work(s), the committee is open to suggestions and interpretations by the artists. The Committee strongly encourages the artist to share the vision for the space as they feel it best represents PACE Center, Parker and its citizens.

SNAG Annual Juried Student Exhibition and Juried Digital Presentation
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Fee: $35.00 (SNAG Annual Juried Student Exhibition and Digital Presentation)
Event Dates: 5/26/11 - 5/29/11
Entry Deadline: 2/1/11

Student Exhibition and Digital Presentation to be held in conjunction with the 2011 Society of North American Goldsmiths Conference.

The Public Art Exhibition on Hilton Head Island
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Fee: $35.00 (The Public Art Exhibition on Hilton Head Island )
Entry Deadline: 2/15/11

The Inaugural Public Art Exhibition will be held from September to December 31, 2011 at the spectacular and historic Coastal Discovery Museum Honey Horn Plantation on Hilton Head Island. Regional, national and international sculpture artists are invited to submit work for display during the event. A nationally-recognized jury has been assembled to review and choose for the Inaugural Public Art Exhibition. Selected sculptures/sculptors will be awarded a $2,000 participation stipend and outstanding artworks will receive cash prize awards. As a secondary and project, the jurors will be also considering artwork for purchase $50,000 to $75,000, and these artworks will become a permanent part of Hilton Head Island's growing public art collection. The public promotion of the event and awards ceremony will take place September 24-November 5, 2011, however artists are strongly encouraged to leave their piece on site through December 31, 2011. The mission of the Public Art Exhibition ! is to be an important, internationally recognized platform for sculpture while educating and inspiring the Hilton Head Island community and its many visitors. To learn more about the event, go to

City of Ashville Request for Qualifications: Artist Instructors
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Entry Deadline: 2/28/11

The City of Asheville Parks, Recreation and Cultural Arts Department is seeking artist instructors, demonstrators, and performers for their cultural arts programming throughout Asheville.

2011 Art aRound Town in Carbondale, Colorado
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Entry Deadline: 3/1/11

Art aRound Town in hip Carbondale, Colorado! Internationally famous sculptor James Surls and the Carbondale Public Arts Commission will jury the 2011 street art program in Carbondale, a lively community near Aspen and home of the new Jasper Johns Powers Art Center. Our increased honorarium should tempt you, too. Be seen in the Roaring Fork Valley's hot spot! Eight sculptures will be accepted.

Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve 2012 Artist-in-Residence Program
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Entry Deadline: 3/1/11

The Gates of the Arctic Artist-in-Residence program offers professional writers, composers, musicians, two and three-dimensional visual artists, photographers, filmmakers, and artisans of all types the opportunity to pursue their art in a premier wilderness setting; Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve. For more information on Gates of the Arctic, the Artist in Residence program and tips for applications

Community Cultural Hub: Rethink CUE
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Fee: $10.00 (Community Cultural Hub: Rethink CUE's Space)
Entry Deadline: 3/31/11

As an artist centric organization CUE Art Foundation seeks out new ways to serve under-recognized artists. With the aim of offering a more open and inclusive exhibition opportunity to our community, CUE is launching an open application program with the first selected proposal being showcased in March 2012 for approximately 7 weeks. This open call will offer a show to one selected applicant per exhibition season. Each year, CUE will consider new criteria for the open application exhibition ensuring opportunities are created for a diversity of voices. Each year, CUE's Exhibition Curatorial Advisory Council will be engaged to help determine the criteria, keeping in mind the necessity of it pertaining to current issues within the art world and embracing CUE’s mission.

Artists of Hawaii 2011
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Fee: $25.00 (Artists of Hawai'i 2011)
Entry Deadline: 4/1/11

The Honolulu Academy of Arts annual juried exhibition is one of the longest running juried exhibitions in the country, showcasing the quality and diversity of Hawaii’s artists. All artists residing in the state of Hawaii are eligible. Artists may submit up to 3 artworks. There is a $25 Jury Fee which includes one digital image submission. Each additional digital image submitted is $5 (1 entry=$25; 2 entries=$30; 3 entries=$35; 1 entry+1 detail=$30; 2 entries+1 detail=$35, etc). For more information on the Honolulu Academy of Arts please visit

John Michael Kohler Arts Center: Arts and Industry Residency
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Entry Deadline: 4/1/11

The John Michael Kohler Arts and Industry residency is a long-term residency in Kohler, Wisconsin. The residency is open to visual artists worldwide. Applications are accepted year-round, but there is a deadline of April 1 for residencies in the following calendar year. Major funding is provided by Kohler Co.

Hit That Shutter 2011 Undergraduate Photo Survey
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Fee: $30.00 (Hit That Shutter 2011 Undergraduate Photo Survey)
Entry Deadline: 4/8/11

Hit That Shutter Is pleased to announce a call for entries for publication in a professionally printed collection of undergraduate work from around the country.

Nine Dot Arts Artist Database
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Entry Deadline: Rolling

NINE dot ARTS is a corporate art consulting firm based in Denver, CO. We find and secure artwork for corporate clients such as hotels, hospitals, and private offices. We are building our new artist database and are open for submissions from both existing and new artists.

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