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OPEN CALL 2021: WOC@Home - Online Artist Residency by World of Co

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WOC@Home is an Online Artist Residency hosted by World of Co Artist Residency. Art organization that from 2017 creates programs for international artists, organize exhibitions and hosts workshops and seminars.

This virtual program is a way to re-connect within the art community, to provoke the creative  exchange between international artists and to form another dimension of social interaction. The focus is on connecting artists and building new networks between them, through dialogue and experimentation. 

The program gives the opportunity to dedicate creative time, to receive support and feedback from the WOC team, teachers and artists and find motivation to continue current projects or start a new one. You will also expand your audience through presence in World of Co social media channels, website and blog.   The participants are also encouraged to participate in the online exhibition at the end of the program.

 

More about the program:

  • Group meetings throughout the residency hosted by the WOC team
  • Group critiques helping you to conceptualize your art projects hosted by professional artist
  • Activities hosted by art professionals to enhance your knowledge and skills
  • Building an effective online presence as an artist. Individual advices on your social media channels and website moderated by the WOC web and graphic designer
  • Internal networking meetings and discussions with WOC artists 
  • Online promotion of your art on the social media channels of the organization - Instagram and Facebook
  • Participation in the online group exhibition at the end of the program in our virtual gallery
  • Re-connect with artists and participate in artist talks
  • Presentation about your art and you as an artist on World of Co website and blog
  • Become part of the WOC Alumni network

Usually they are around three sessions or around 6 hours of program activities per week. 

 

Since 2017, World of Co has organized the artist residency programs in Sofia, Bulgaria, introducing the local art and culture to more than 150 international artists. However from May 2020, we introduced to our audience the virtual artist residency program in response to the circumstances that the organization was facing.  We consider the online artist residencies is a relevant format for supporting and connecting artists in times of social isolation and limited travel opportunities. The program is well structured but at the same time is designed to be open, shaped by the ideas and the creative interaction.

 

DURATION:

WOC@Home (two months program) will have four sessions starting from March and April 2021.

WOC@Home (one month program) will take place in March, April and May 2021

You can apply for one-month or two-months residency programs. In order to get a full experience of the program, we suggest you to participate in the two months program. 

 

APPLICATION
Apply for the World of Co Online Artist Residency until March 3th 2021.

Deadline: 
03/03/2021

Entry Fee:

Fee Detail: 
The residency fee for a one-month program is 270 EUR, and for two months is 450 EUR.
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New Grooves Gallery

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Have you channelled your energy into something creative recently? We want to see it! 


We are looking for individuals who want to showcase their newfound creativity as part of an online collaborative project. 


New Grooves Gallery is a collective with the aim of creating a visual community of people who have found a hidden talent amidst the pandemic. We want to celebrate expression in all its forms, especially by those who may not have previously considered themselves creative. We hope to encourage accessibility into the arts, with the goal of holding a physical exhibition whenever possible.


We would love to see anything you have made during the pandemic, for example:  painting, drawing, poetry, jewellery, videos, pottery, embroidery, sewing, dancing...show us your creativity!!


https://drive.google.com/file/d/1TY4GSDhWBwttcpMg3tADvIXJ6rEPoztI/view?usp=sharing

If you or someone you know is interested in taking part, please complete the attached form and email to: newgroovesgallery@gmail.com.

If you have any questions please contact us!

Groovy,
Zoë and Eleanor x

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Deadline: 
02/27/2021

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SOLO SHOWS | CALL FOR ARTISTS

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It’s been 3 years since we started to do pop up exhibitions in London and almost a year since we’ve opened the doors of our permanent gallery space in Aldgate. 

With support from artists and audience from all around the globe we have decided to make the next logical step into our ongoing ascendence in the international art scene, “SOLO SHOWS”.

Who can apply?

Artists of any age, from any country working in any medium. 

Is there a submission fee?

Yes there is a £9 non- refundable submission fee. 

How many solo shows will be? 

There will be 4 solo shows, a week each. 

In what period of the year will the shows be hosted? 

29 January to 05 February 2021 with an opening event on Friday 29 January 6 to 9 pm. 

05- 12 February 2021 with an opening event on Friday 05 February 6 to 9 pm. 

12- 19 February 2021 with an opening event on 12 February 6 to 9 pm. 

19- 26 February with an opening event on 19 February 6 to 9 pm. 

Who will cover the shipments costs? 

Each of the 4 winners will get a £350  budget from us to help with their shipping expenses. 

Who will cover the events cost? 

The events costs will be covered integrally by our gallery.  

Is there a commission for the artworks sold on the events? 

Yes! We take a 15% commission on each sale. 

What happens if another lockdown is coming? 

If that happens we will simply change the dates in accordance with the government guidelines. 

Who will select the 4 winning artists? 

A jury composed of 3 London based contemporary art professionals. 

Cosmin Constantin | London based artist and director of Boomer Gallery. 

Tabish Khan | Art critic specialised in London's art scene. 

Carolina Pastore | Independent curator. 

What is the selection process? 

1. All the submissions will be reviewed and from the total number of submissions the jury will preselect approximately 30 artists that will also be shortlisted on our website. 

2. After the preselection the 30 preselected artists will be contacted individually by our gallery and will be asked to send additional work (another 2 or 3 works that will help the jury in making the final decision). 

3. Finally- the jury will select the 4 winners. 

Important dates! 

the open call will run from 05 October until 16 November. 

the jury will preselect the 30 artists on 23 November when we will also add them on our website. 

On 30 November the jury will meet and select the 4 winners of the competition. 

the final results will be available on our website on 01 December. 

Important! 

We don’t contact each artist individually in regards with the open call results so please make sure you check our insta and web pages on 01 December 2020. 

If you need any help please don’t hesitate to contact us at email@boomergallery.net.

Good luck to you all!

Prize summary: 
4 solo shows in our London based gallery.
Deadline: 
11/16/2020

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Fee Detail: 
£9
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2020 Evanston Art Center Winter Arts & Crafts Expo

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The Evanston Art Center, an arts nonprofit organization dedicated to making the arts
accessible to all, is excited to present an open call to artists for their Winter Arts & Crafts Expo, a juried
exhibition on view November 10 to December 20, 2020. The 18th Annual Expo showcases arts and crafts
by over 140 sele cted artisans, featuring original, handmade works of jewelry, ceramics, wood, leather,
fiber, metal, glass, sculpture, wearable textile accessories, painting, photography, mixed-media, and
more.
WHO CAN APPLY: Local, National, and International Artists

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS: All work must be original and made by the artist within the last few
years. Commercial items will not be accepted.

Please note: The Expo Committee reserves the right to refuse exhibition of work not consistent with
these guidelines.

WHAT TO SUBMIT: For submission requirements, rules, regulations and to apply please click here.

Deadline: 
10/04/2020

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Fee Detail: 
35 (nonrefundable)
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HELEN OF SPARTA eResidency

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Intensive 4-day virtual residency + workshop + public presentation for visual, multimedia and interdisciplinary artists, jewellery and fashion designers who work - or want to work - with textile art, story telling, mythology, performance

 

Helen, the mythical queen of Sparta, causes a merciless war after she falls in love with the enemy.

The "Helen of Sparta" eResidency aims at inspiring eight artists/writers/performers to develop their own updated version of the ancient Greek myth. The intensive four-day program addresses issues, such as misogyny, abuse, manipulation, fake news, armed conflict. The eResidents' work will be presented live online, in a video and an e-publication.

 

The eResidency program "Helen of Sparta" ambitions to introduce artists into the tradition of Greek art and culture, with a strong focus on narrative, Greek mythology, textile art, dress culture, women's history, performance and design.

 

The idea of the eResidency program reflects the tradition of 18th and 19th century travelers in Greece whose impressions greatly influenced artists and intellectuals in their own countries. Johann Joachim Winckelmann, archaeologist and founder of the Art History discipline, for example, never visited Greece, but developed his approach based on what he had read or heard from travelers. German poets Goethe and Hölderlin found inspiration in Greek antiquity without ever having visited the country. The rediscovery of "Greek aesthetics" in art, architecture and fashion, and the revival of  democracy in the age of enlightenment was more a product of imagination than of physical presence.

 

Due to Covid-19 travel restrictions, the intensive workshop takes place exclusively online, including tele conference, live streaming, customized exercises and individual advice. The tightly scheduled monitoring and coaching program consists of lectures, slideshows and videos, visual notes, group meetings and personal chat.

 

Participants of the "Helen of Sparta" eResidency have the option to visit Greece (Athens or Arcadia/Peloponnes) in Summer/Fall 2021.

 

Details:

 

Developing a narrative and a story board, a performance concept and a choreography or an action script for an easy-to-do-it-yourself video is the feasible outcome of the workshop.  

Participants develop the concept, write the script, shoot and cut their video, even without prior knowledge or experience.

Participants’ videos will be published online and shared via the social media.

Text and photographic material will be published in SMCK Magazine (www.smck.com). A live streaming presentation of participants' work will also be scheduled instead of the usual (physical) exhibition opening.

 

Total of hours (Workshops/coaching):

 

• Workshop (21 hours)

• Performance:  8 hours

• From Greek mythology to narrative: 4 hours

• Video scenario: 3 hours

• Easy video techniques: 2 hours

• From Greek crafts (textile, jewellery, ceramics) to contemporary design: 2 hours

• Objects as performance inspiration: 1 hour

• Individual coaching: 2 x 30 minutes/artist.

• Homework required: 3 hours/day

 

Each session is one hour maximum with intermissions in between.

 

Reference: A similar eResidency - Helen's Dress - exclusively designed for and funded by Stavros Niarchos Foundation, was realized by FaveLAB's Christoph Ziegler and Loukia Richards in June 2020.

 

For project documentation, please see:

Helen's Dress filpbook

Article on Klimt02

Vamvakou Revival Homepage

 

 

Duration of residency:   Four days.  The eResidency starts on Thursday morning and ends on Sunday afternoon. The eResidency dates are:  

 

Thursday 8 - Sunday 11 October 2020    OR   Thursday 22 - Sunday 25 October 2020

 

Disciplines, work equipment and assistance:  Visual artists, textile artists, jewellery artists and designers, fashion designers, writers, performers, dancers, choreographers. Daily workshops on mythology, history of culture, performance, Greek crafts, Greek traditional dress, narrative and performance guide artists to prepare their own story, performance and objects.

 

Accommodation / studio / workspace:   The eResidency participants stay & work in their own place. A good internet connection (tele conference, live streaming) is necessary.

 

Support:  We give letters of support to selected artists who wish to apply for funding. We do not provide funding.

 

Expectations towards the artist: Participants are asked to deliver a performance video and photo material of their work plus a short text profile (150 words). Text and pictures will be published in SM*CK Magazine.

 

Number of participants/eResidents:  minimum four - maximum eight artists.

Prize summary: 
320,00 € paid by each partipant.
Prizes Details: 

The price covers the program mentioned above.

Deadline: 
09/27/2020
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ING Discerning Eye 2020

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The ING Discerning Eye 2020 is now calling for entries from UK artists!

The exhibition’s new format gives artists the opportunity to showcase their work in a virtual gallery and win a range of prizes - including the ING Purchase Prize worth £5,000 - as well as specific medium and regional awards.

For the first time in its history, this year’s edition of the ING Discerning Eye will be held 100% virtually, helping artists display their work online!

A new online submission process will run until 1 October 2020, making it even easier for artists from across the UK to submit their work and take part.

A virtual gallery will open from 18 November until 31 December 2020 showcasing the artists’ shortlisted works with commentary and introductions by the selectors and a new platform for viewers to buy the artwork directly.

➡️ Discover the exhibition's new format and enter online here: thediscerningeye.artopps.co.uk ⬅️

Prize summary: 
Show and sell your work online, plus win up to £5,000 cash prizes.
Prizes Details: 

ING Purchase Prize – £5000

The Discerning Eye Founder’s Purchase Prize –  In honour of Michael Reynold’s £2500

The Discerning Eye Chairman’s Purchase Prize – £1000

Meynell Fenton Prize – £1000

Humphreys Purchase Prize – £750

Discerning Eye Sculpture and 3D Work Prize – £250

Discerning Eye Original Print Prize – £250

Regional Prizes – There will be up to 8 prizes of £250 each awarded to an outstanding entry from the national regions

Parker Harris Mentoring Prize – Parker Harris will give a one-to-one mentoring session covering all aspects of professional development to a selected artist.

Deadline: 
10/01/2020

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Fee Detail: 
£10 per artwork
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