Call to Artists An open and invitational call for entries for Pop Art, one of three exhibitions that will be part of a series held at The Gallery in Malden, 480 Main Street, Malden. Open to all artists and designers in the general Boston region. Pop art presents symbols and icons of society and the nostalgia they inspire They are looking for 2 or 3-D symbols depicted in paintings, photography, sculpture, fabric arts, jewelry, or collected relics. Show duration: August 10–September 9. Learn more.
Deadline: July 30, 2018 (11:59pm)
Printmakers Site:Brooklyn is accepting entries for their 4th Annual Hand Pulled Prints: The Current Practice in Printmaking September 21, 2018 – October 21, 2018 exhibition. This exhibition will reflect the ambitious, innovative and contemporary in printmaking today. Highlighting traditional printmaking processes in any combination of serigraphy, letterpress, collagraphy, etching, woodcut, lithography, linocut, drypoint, mezzotint, monoprint and solar plates. Digital and photographic elements may be used only as a supporting element. Learn more.
Deadline: August 7, 2018
Furniture Artists The John D. Mineck Foundation has created a fellowship of $25,000 to encourage and support a young-in-career furniture artist with the financial assistance to help him/her succeed in his/her journey. The fellowship has been designed to help support a talented furniture artist looking to fulfill an apprenticeship, develop his/her own skills, and/or make the transition to independence. Learn more.
Deadline: August 13, 2018
Photography The Cotuit Center for the Arts seeks photography for its August 2018 show, Seven Deadly Sins. Interpret this theme in your own unique way. $3250 in cash prizes. The juror is photographer Amy Arbus, who teaches portraiture at the International Center of Photography, Anderson Ranch, NORD photography and the Fine Arts Work Center. She has published several books of photography, including The Fourth Wall which the New Yorker called her “masterpiece.” Her work has appeared in over 100 periodicals including The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, Rolling Stone, Architectural Digest, and The New York Times Magazine. She is the daughter of actor Allan Arbus and photographer Diane Arbus. Submissions will be accepted through CaFE only. To register visit www.callforentry.org and search for “Seven Deadly Sins” under the “photography” category. All images must be in JPEG format using CaFE guidelines. The image size must be no smaller than 1920 pixels on the longest side at 72dpi. Maximum file size is 5 mb.
Deadline: August 15, 2018
Photographers Art Through the Lens is an annual international juried contemporary photography exhibition that provides photographers with an outlet for their art, encouragement for growth in their vision and presentation, and cash rewards for works of exceptional merit. Artists may submit up to 20 photographic entries. All photo-based imagery including video and moving images created through photographic processes are eligible including non-lens made images. All work submitted must be original, completed in the last three years, and not previously exhibited in an Art Through the Lens or Paducah Photo exhibition. The 2018 Art Through the Lens juror is Lynn Whitney, Associate Director and head of Photography in the School of Art at Bowling Green State University in Ohio. Learn more.
Deadline: August 18, 2018 (midnight CST)
Printmakers The Pacific States Biennial National juried printmaking exhibition was established by the Art Department Print Studio at the University of Hawai’i at Hilo in 1982 and is now the Pacific States Biennial North American. The exhibition is open to all artists 18 years or older presently residing anywhere on the North American continent, its islands, and outlying US territories. This premier Hawai’i biennial exhibition is hosted in conjunction with the Campus Center Gallery with support from the Student Activities Council and the East Hawai’i Cultural Center. The juror is Helen Frederick. Learn more.
Deadline: August 18, 2018
Photography The Wickford Art Association in North Kingstown, RI, is accepting entries for their 2018 National Juried Photography Exhibition. Open to non-members and members alike, there is no set theme. Any photographic genre, substrate, process or perspective is eligible. The juror is Paula Tognarelli, Executive Director and Curator, Griffin Museum of Photography, Winchester, MA. Learn more.
Deadline: August 24, 2018
Alternative Photography Processes Soho Photo Gallery in New York is accepting entries for their 14th National Alternative Processes Competition. All selected photographs will be exhibited at the gallery from November 7 to November 25, 2018. The gallery is New York City’s longest running co-operative photography gallery. Learn more.
Deadline: August 27, 2019
Portrait Contest The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery invites artists to submit portraits in any media for consideration to the 5th annual Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition. Entries will be accepted in all visual arts media including but not restricted to painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, printmaking, textiles, video, performance, and digital or time-based media. Learn more.
Deadline: September 3, 2019
Exhibition Proposals Gallery 263 in Cambridge, MA is currently accepting applications for exhibition proposals. Pitch an exhibition for this winter and bring your vision to life. Organize and present a well-curated exhibition of contemporary art from start to finish, with guidance and support from Gallery 263 staff. Open to New England artists of all media and career levels. Learn more.
Deadline: September 16, 2018
Image credit: Photograph of choreographer Arthur Mitchell. He created the first African-American classical ballet company, Dance Theatre of Harlem.