Call for Entries: LACDA 2015 International Juried Competition

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With curators like Leigh Gleason, Curator of Collections, California Museum of Photography, and Shana Nys Dambrot, Critic for L.A. Weekly, Whitehot Magazine, Huffington Post, and Art Ltd, the LACDA 2015 International Juried Competition will be nothing short of spectacular this year.

Los Angeles Center for Digital Art (LACDA) 2015 International Juried Competition will exhibit from March 12 through April 4, 2015, with an Artist’s Reception Thursday, March 12 from 7 – 9 PM.

All styles of artwork and photography in which digital processes of any kind were integral to the creation of the images are eligible for submission! Entrants must submit three JPEG files of original work via online registration only. <–Step 1

Upload your images here <– Step 2

Deadline for entries is February 23, 2015!!

Don’t worry, there are definitely prizes for the top winners of the competition!

The selected winner receives 10 prints up to 44×60 inches on canvas or museum quality paper (approximately a $2,500-$3,000 value) to be shown in a solo exhibition in our main gallery. The exhibit will be widely promoted and will include a reception for the artist.

Second place prizes: Ten second place winners will receive one print of their work up to 24×36 inches ($150-$200 in value) to be included in the winners’ exhibits and opening.

Winners will be announced March 2, 2015.

Click here for more information, and check out what else LACDA has planned!

 

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A Trip Back in Time and A One Man Art Show with Daniel Rosales

“A one-man show of an artist’s work is a severe test and often a very revealing one.”

This is the opening statement to a “Palette & Brush” column in the Columbus Art League’s newsletter circa 1930s regarding solo artist Guy Brown Wiser. Wiser’s appreciation for craftsmanship and attention to detail earned him a solo exhibition in an era not accustomed to one-man shows.

As many of you know, the Ohio Art League strives to represent and encourage our members, be it in a one-artist exhibition or that in a group. Thus, in the days of the Columbus Art League, single-artist exhibitions were not as prominent as they are now in our Member Curated Exhibitions that are hosted monthly.

OAL member artist and photographer Daniel Rosales is an example of the progression our Ohio-based organization has seen over the years. Join him in his first ever solo show, “Play With Your Food,” at MadLab Theatre downtown at the end of this month.

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The Opening Reception for “Play With Your Food” takes place from 5- 7 pm at MadLab.

This show is the idea of showing food in a manner that’s reserved to people. It gives a unique take on human personality. It is for anyone who has ever enjoyed playing with their food and now they don’t have to imagine what it would look like. To see how the inanimate would live if they could. -Rosales

His spectrum of genre ranges from that of the lively inanimate food stuffs, to that of professional event and interior photography. Have a look at his Facebook page to find out more about the event or get an inside look at some of his work.

Sensorial Sensibilities at the Agora Gallery, NY

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Ohio- based artist Adam Kiger comes from a long line of painters and first picked up a paintbrush when he was six, though he says he spent most of his life running from his talent. Now that he’s embraced painting and is pursuing a career in art, he wants to give back by inspiring those who see his work to seek their own personal revelation, and hopes his paintings will be a mirror to the human soul. By contrasting the familiar with the incoherent and redefining ideas of beauty and aesthetics, Kiger references both hope and denial.

The Ohio Art League is proud to announce Kiger’s collaboration with Sensorial Sensibilities, a thought-provoking exhibit on display at Chelsea’s Agora Gallery from July 5 through July 25 of this summer.

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The works in Sensorial Sensibilities reflect a range of considerations, ideas and experiences, as each piece draws on the background, thoughts and memories of its creator. Thus, viewers are encouraged to engage with the deep concerns artists pour into the works in the exhibit, allowing for a dynamic dialogue between artist and gallery-goer.

The Opening Reception for Sensorial Sensibilities will take place on Thursday, the 10th of July from 6- 8 in the evening. The Agora Gallery is open Tuesdays through Saturdays from 11 am to 6 pm.

Support Ohio Art League member-artist Adam Kiger along with the nationally renowned all-star lineup at the acclaimed Agora Gallery in New York this summer!  For more information on this or upcoming exhibitions, visit the Agora website by clicking here!

Click to read more about Kiger and his works.

Group Ten Fine Art Gallery: A Call for Entries

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Group Ten Gallery, a new contemporary artist-run gallery located in the heart of downtown Kent, Ohio, is hosting its first juried exhibition to kick off the summer. Jurors for the show are Christine Havice, the Director of the School of Art at Kent State University, and Lou Zona, the Director of the Butler Institute of American Art.

Artists living within 125 miles of Kent are eligible to enter and must hand deliver their artwork to the gallery between May 29- 31. Two-dimensional artwork created within the past two years, including painting, drawing, collage, and mixed media, must be suitably framed and ready to hang. Photographic images will not be accepted. 

Judging takes place the week of June 2 

The $35 non-refundable entry fee which must be paid upon delivery of artwork to the gallery. Group Ten Gallery will retain a 35% commission on all sales during the exhibition. All submitting artists will be notified via e-mail or self-addressed stamped envelope after judging the week of June 2. 

The Regional Juried Exhibition takes place from June 20- July 19, 2014 with an Opening Reception and Cash Awards the night of June 20 from 6-9 pm

The gallery will accept hand delivered entries from May 29, 30, 31 at the following address:

Group Ten Gallery

138 Burbick Way (alley)

Kent, Ohio 44240

 

To download the prospectus and submit an entry, click here to visit the Group Ten Gallery website!

 

The 29th Annual Chelsea International Fine Arts Competition

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Showcase your work in the art mecca of the United States at the Agora Gallery in Manhattan’s beloved Chelsea neighborhood. Juried by renowned curators and museum professionals, artists work will be on par with artists from around the world. 

This competition is a exceptional opportunity for adult artists, at all stages in their careers, to showcase their works in New York’s unprecedented art market. The Chelsea International Fine Arts competition gives participants a chance at broad market exposure, artistic reviews, portfolio packages, and, of course, cash prizes. 

Visit the Agora Gallery website to apply!

Sign up by February 17th to get the Early Bird Special of entering five images for the price of seven! 

Call for Entires: 29th Annual Tallahassee International

Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts and FSU College of Visual Arts, Theatre and Dance proudly present The 29th Annual Tallahassee International Juried Competition. The Competition is open to all artists, 18 years of age or older, who practice with any media or subject matter.

This is an opportunity for artists to express themselves across a spectrum as broad as their imaginations. Stroll across unchartered territory or discover new possibilities amidst a genre well known. The maximum of two entered works encourages artists to be selective in choosing, so viewers and jurors alike can get a sense of their range of expertise.

Faculty members from the FSU College of Visual Arts, Theatre and Dance will blindly select works based on the digital images submitted by the artist.

The fee for two entires is only $20, but first place is a $1,000 prize!

Entries and images may be submitted via online or postal mail. Be sure to download the full Prospectus and entry form by clicking below.

Apply Here!

The deadline for submission is Friday, February 14th. 

Send printed entries to:

FSU Museum of Fine Arts

Tallahassee International

530 West Call Street

Room 250 Fine Arts Building

Tallahassee, Florida 32306-1140

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For more information, visit the FSU Museum of Fine Arts website HERE.

This is the exhibit you’ve been hearing about

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CAC’s October Exhibit is eye-opening, envelope-pushing, awe inspiring Art! Contemporary Art from Ohio’s finest artists, including our Special Invited Artists — Aminah Robinson, Todd Slaughter, Tim Rietenbach, Sue Cavanaugh, Andrea Myers, and Malcolm Cochran.

Kick off the opening with “You Call That Art?”
October 5, 2013, 6-9 pm
An evening of fine Artists, fine Art, and fine food. The company will be glittering, the conversations witty and the Art simply stunning.
Collecting Art 101
October 12, 2013, 7-9 pm
Are you a Young Professional looking to launch your art collection? Spend an evening at the Cultural Arts Center with Columbus’ top gallery owners while enjoying tasty food and drinks and becoming acquainted with the finer points of collecting Art.
1000 Words/1000 Moves
October 19, 2013, 7-9 pm
Art, dance, and poetry coalesce in an eclectic response to the 1913 Armory Show and the works displayed in CAC’s “You Call That Art?.” Featuring Como Dance Company (Columbus Modern Dance Company) and the Ekphrastic stylings of popular Columbus poets under the direction of Steve Abbott.
The Impact of the Armory Show on American Art
October 26, 2013, 7-9 pm
Spend an evening with “You Call That Art?” Juror Tyler Cann, Curator of Contemporary Art at the Columbus Museum of Art, and Melissa Wolfe, CMA Curator of America Art, as they discuss and lend chronology to the significance of the International Exhibition of Modern Art of 1913.