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New School Abstract Juried Competition and Gallery Exhibition

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NEW SCHOOL ABSTRACT

Cutting edge Hermosa Beach gallery is looking for the best working abstract artists to feature in an upcoming group exhibition at ShockBoxx Gallery at the end of August. The top artist submissions will win a Cash Prize and Award Certificate, as well as receiving Featured Wall Space in the exhibition. Since Abstract is subjective, we leave it up to you to choose your best artwork to submit to this Competition and Group Show. All mediums are welcome. Submit only the work that you like best.

Artworks will be judged based on creativity, interpretation, originality, quality of work, composition, and overall artistic ability.

Jurors: Mike Collins (ShockBoxx gallery owner), Sarah Svetlana, Preston M. Smith and Astrid Parker

ENTRY DEADLINE: Submit your entries from now until July 31st, 2019.

Deadline: 
07/31/2019

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Fee Detail: 
$25
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16th Annual Betsy Meyer Memorial Exhibition & Meyer Family Award for Contemporary Art

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The Meyer Family Award for Contemporary Art, presented by Main Line Art Center in conjunction with the Betsy Meyer Memorial Exhibition, honors approximately three artists annually with an exhibition in the Center's gallery and an award of $1000. This award and associated exhibition program is an effort to support talented contemporary artists, to honor deserving artists in the field, and to encourage excellence and experimentation in artistic practice, presentation, and community involvement. Winners are selected by Main Line Art Center's Board of Artistic Advisors. All adult fine artists are eligible to apply. All mediums are welcome. Artists must attend the opening reception and be present for installation. The application deadline is June 25, 2019. Artists selected to receive the award will be notified in August 2019 and the exhibition will take place in November/December 2019.

© Hanna Vogel, Pyre (Safety), Recipient of the 15th Annual Betsy Meyer Memorial Exhibition and Meyer Family Award for Contemporary Art

 

Deadline: 
06/25/2019

Entry Fee:

Fee Detail: 
$35
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Moho Art Prize

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MOHO ART PRIZE is an important award given to the best international talents in contemporary art.

Awarded categories: painting, sculpture and installation, photography, new media (video, digital, performance, other).

Applications are reserved for artists under 50 years old. Applications are open to artists of any nationality.

The prize awarded is of the value of 30.000,00 €.

Deadline for sending applications: 12 July 2019

 

WINNERS’ NOMINATIONS

For each of the 4 categories (painting, sculpture and installation, photography and new media) 2 winners will be nominated. One for the single project section and one for the entire production section.

The nominations will be announced on:

18 October 2019 | nominations for individual projects - all categories

25 October 2019 | nominations for the entire production - all categories

 

PRIZES

The total of prizes awarded is 30.000,00 €.

Painting category:

- 2.500,00€ prize for the single project

- 5.000,00€ prize for the entire production

Sculpture and installation category:

- 2.500,00€ prize for the single project

- 5.000,00€ prize for the entire production

Photography category:

- 2.500,00€ prize for the single project

- 5.000,00€ prize for the entire production

Other media category:

- 2.500,00€ prize for the single project

- 5.000,00€ prize for the entire production

The award is founded and managed by the MOHO organization.

 

The MOHO organization, over the years, has established collaborations and partnerships with galleries, foundations, public and private institutions. Collaborations that continue over time and to which are constantly added new and stimulating artistic realities.

MOHO organizes and manages collective and personal exhibitions every year, scattered in different cities in Europe and beyond. It creates new opportunities of collaboration for artists and stimulating work projects for curators and art spaces.

 

Deadline: 
07/12/2019

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Fee Detail: 
75€
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2019 National Small Works Competition & Exhibition

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Washington Printmakers Gallery seeks small works for an exhibit in Washington DC.
Grand Prize is a 2020 Solo Exhibition in the fashionable Georgetown neighborhood. Other prizes include a $500 cash prize and art materials gift certificates. Juror is respected curator JD Talasek, the director of Cultural Programs of the National Academy of Sciences.

Eligible works: Hand-pulled prints, screen prints, digital prints, photographs, and three-dimensional work (including artist books) with print components completed within the past two years. Image may be no larger than 100 square inches, with framed size of 256 square inches or less. 3D works are limited to 250 cubic inches. Open to artists 18 years and older. 
 

Deadline: 
06/08/2019

Entry Fee:

Fee Detail: 
$35 for up to four entries.
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Peekskill Film Festival

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Founded in 2015, the Peekskill Film Festival (PFF) screens a first-rate mix of features, shorts, documentaries, and animation. In addition to screening the best and brightest in indie film, the PFF hosts workshops with Emmy-Award winning artists and filmmakers, parties, panel discussions, and an entire day dedicated to student film -- all centered in the historic Hudson Valley Paramount Theater, a beautifully restored, 1,100 seat, 1930’s jewel located in the heart of Peekskill’s arts and restaurant district.

Come for a single movie, a day, or the whole weekend. We welcome you to Peekskill, our diverse and glorious Hudson River city, a thriving arts community just under an hour from NYC.

The PFF is pleased to showcase NY filmmakers in our "New York State of Mind" block on Saturday, where all films featured are proudly made in the Empire State.

Diverse voices from the world over are welcome. We especially encourage underrepresented voices, films, and subjects including women, POC, and the LGBTQ+ community.

A portion of proceeds and all sponsorships benefit the cultural programming of The Field Library. The PFF and its filmmakers strive to provide scholarship and and filmmaking opportunities for underprivileged filmmakers.

OUR CREDO: Through informative workshops, and networking opportunities, The PFF will facilitate educational and career-oriented programming for students of film and filmmakers. The festival hopes to introduce, involve and immerse youth from underserved communities to a world where they, too, can contribute and create.

Our Purpose: 
Give up and coming filmmakers, writers, actors and producers a chance for their work to be shown in a festival setting, 
Provide exposure to award- winning films and performers who reflect the diversity of the city of Peekskill, 
Promote film literacy through workshops and lectures, providing participants a chance to see important, overlooked, and often excluded works of film. 
Start dialogues. Create. Network!

Festival Specifics: 
Tickets: $15. Discounted weekend passes available 
For up-to-date information, visit peekskillfilmfestival.org 

Awards & Prizes

Awards ceremony will take place at our legendary afterparty on Saturday, July 27th! 
Awards include: 
Best Feature 
Best Short 
Best Documentary 
Best Student 
Best Animation 
Best Director 
Best Cinematography 
NY State of Mind Award 
Best of Fest 
Audience Favorite

Rules & Terms

The PFF does not require premiere screening rights; we also take no responsibility for stipulations of your distribution agreements or copyrights for prior television, film, internet or festival showings.

Legally, clearance for copyrighted material included in your film must be obtained before public screening. The PFF does not check for, nor take responsibility for the inclusion of uncleared materials in film submissions or selections. Filmmakers are responsible for securing festival clearance rights for music, stock footage or any other material, to avoid potential rights infringements.

In most cases we accept digital submissions ONLY. However, wee are happy to return your films with a self- addressed, stamped envelope with the appropriate postage. The PFF is in no way liable, nor responsible, for the return of your film.

Deadline: 
06/09/2019

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Regular $20; Student $15
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THE SUNNY ART PRIZE 2019: INTERNATIONAL ART COMPETITION

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Open Call for Artists - About the Art Prize

The Sunny Art Prize is an international art prize hosted by Sunny Art Centre, London. This fine art competition in the UK is a global platform offering art opportunities to emerging and established artists to showcase their artworks internationally. The exhibiting galleries are located in cities across the world,  including London, Beijing and Shanghai. The art contest will also give the art prize winners the opportunity to be part of a one-month artist residency. The Artist Residency Programme is organised in collaboration with established Chinese art institutions and it provides the chance to engage with historically and culturally rich places in China. 

The art competition welcomes submissions from all over the world. The diversity of the prize is also reflected by the variety of art practices it represents, from two-dimensional work such as paintings, drawings and photography to three-dimensional sculptures and ceramics, as well as contemporary installations, mixed media artworks, video and digital work. 

Sunny Art Prize 2019 Submissions Deadline: 30th June 2019

What Is Awarded?

First Prize

£3,000

A public solo exhibition in London

A group exhibition in London

A one-month residency in China (either in Beijing, Shanghai or Guangzhou)

A group show in China (either in Beijing, Shanghai or Guangzhou)

Second Prize

£2,000

A group exhibition in London

A one-month residency in China, (either in Beijing, Shanghai or Guangzhou)

A group show in China (either in Beijing, Shanghai or Guangzhou)

Third Prize

£1,000

A group exhibition in London

A one-month residency in China, (either in Beijing, Shanghai or Guangzhou)

A group show in China (either in Beijing, Shanghai or Guangzhou)

The prize winners will be joined by 27 shortlisted artists in a group exhibition at the Sunny Art Centre, London. From these 27, 7 artists will be selected to exhibit their works at one of our partners’ galleries in China along with the three Prize winners.

Advantages

Exhibit your work globally in prestigious galleries from London to Shanghai

Win from a cash fund of £6,000 to expand your practice

Win the first prize and get an exclusive 1-month solo exhibition in the heart of London at the Sunny Art Gallery

Participate in a residency in Asia, and engage with historically and culturally rich places in China

Reach audiences worldwide by showcasing your work online to over 100,000 visitors.

Be included in the finely printed catalogues released internationally for each edition of the Prize

Who Can Submit?

Submissions are accepted from every country in the world and are all equally judged. Please note that you must be at least 18 years old to enter the competition.
Entries may include:

Accepted Media

Painting

Sculpture

Photography

Ceramic

Original Prints

Installation Art

Mixed Media (both wall-hung and three-dimensional)

Video Art (Including moving image, projected work, and digital installations)

Drawing

Size Restrictions

All 2D work such as painting, drawing, projected videos (including moving images and installation) must be 120x120cm in size max.

All three-dimensional work, including sculptures, ceramics, and mixed media artworks, must be 80x80x80cm max in size. Installation art (whether made of mixed media or digital) must be assembled on site at the exhibiting location and can reach 100x100x100cm max.

What Do We Look For?

We wish for artists to engage with real contemporary issues.

Winners of previous editions did so by raising awareness of global issues and themes ranging from climate change, the current international debate regarding immigration and refugees to our perception of identity, gender, and much more.

Deadline: 
06/30/2019

Entry Fee:

Fee Detail: 
submission fee details on website: https://www.sunnyartcentre.co.uk/artprize/
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