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Call for entries: Bridgeman Studio Award 2019




Launching on the 5th of October 2019 to celebrate Black History month in the UK and promoting the Art of Diversity, the international Bridgeman Studio Award is sponsored this year by Verizon Media.

Now in its 6th year, the Bridgeman Studio Award is the fastest growing contemporary art competition for artists, illustrators and fine art photographers.

This year’s prize: £5,000 cash commission for the design of a limited edition print and tote bag to be sold online on Artsy and in a London Gallery exhibition in 2020. There are 5 runner-up prizes worth £500 each. The runners up will also have the opportunity to exhibit their works in a London gallery. 50% of the sales of the limited edition prints will go towards the charity Mama Biashara.

The Brief – The Art of Diversity

We all have a story and a relationship to diversity and we want to hear it from emerging artists, through their eyes and their art. Art is, after all, a conversation between a creator andan audience, and we want to start this conversation.  Art influences our emotions andemotions are impacting behaviour. We want you to create and inspire change through your art.


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Private Access to Curators - Detroit, MI




Sit privately with curators, art experts and design professionals to bring clarity, confidence and fresh opportunities to your creative business.

For less $$$ than you spend applying to exhibits that you may never get into you, you get access to people that can change your life!

Artists and Designers can meet face-to-face with curators, gallery owners, successful creative entrepreneurs and arts professional from across the spectrum of fine art, fine craft and photography.  The Embrace Creatives’ Portfolio Review takes place on Sunday October 20th in Detroit. Digital and/or tangible portfolios and look books will be shared and professional relationships will be born.

Bonus discounts for all ticket holders on image caputure and reproductions through Image Works in Dearborn, MI.

The place:

Detroit Center for Design + Technology
4219 Woodward Avenue
Detroit, MI

The day and time:

Sunday, October 20, 2019 from 10am - 5pm

Our Reviewers.

We are overjoyed with the level of expertise and diversity. Bio links in the website form.

  • Wayne Northcross / MOCAD (Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit)
  • Melanie Chard / Curator and owner of M Gallery, Ferndale MI
  • Bilge Nur Saltik / Director, Industrial Design, Lawrence Tech University / co-founder Form&Seek design studio
  • Sophie Yan / Designer, Synecdoche Design Studio
  • Asia Hamilton / Curator and Owner of Norwest Gallery
  • Tizziana Baldenebro / MOCAD Curatorial Fellow 2019-2020
  • Erik Nordin / Sculptor and Co-founder Detroit Design Center
  • Phil Gilchrist / Executive Director Anton Art Center
  • Brian Day / Award winning photographer
  • Ivana Kalafatic / founding Editor of Clear Magazine & Detroitisit
  • Sarah Ayers / Curator and Collections Management
  • Sarah Rose Sharp / Artist and Writer of arts criticism and philosophy
  • Todd Burroughs / Artist, Owner and Teacher, Atelier Art Studio
  • Anna Van Schaap / Artist, Curator and Director
  • Chris Schneider / Hatch Gallery
  • Isabelle Weiss / Next Space design curator and Appraiser
  • Michael McGillis / Installation Artist and Sculptor
  • Nida Sheena / Italmoda contemporary design and furniture center
  • Brooks Stevens / Artist, Professor at Eastern Michigan University and Fibers program coordinator in the School of Art & Design



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Call for submission for the Green Product Award 2020





For the seventh time green products and concepts can be submitted to the international Green Product Award. This year we want to create a "Future Village" with interested parties, where sustainable living and working -from the outer wall to the soap- should come alive. Green pavilions form the center and highlight for festivals & fairs in 2020. 
The International Green Product Award provides a platform for manufacturers, design studios & agencies (established companies, start-ups and students) who differentiate their products & services in terms of design, innovation and sustainability and who want to present themselves on the German market. Since 2013, participants from 41 countries have applied for the award. The awards are given in 13 categories separately for companies and start-ups. Beside this, the Green Concept Award - in cooperation with the IKEA Foundation - is dedicated to the concepts that design a green future. 
This year, for the first time, there are three submission phases: Early, Cool and Regular Bird, each phase offers special price advantages and benefits. The services of the Selection-Pack and the product integration on the exhibition area of the Internationale Handwerksmesse München 2020 (IHM 2020) are part of all three phases. 
At the Designers Open a pre-selection of 30 green exhibits will be presented, while at the IHM in March 2020 the concepts and products of the Green Selection and the winners of all 13 categories (architecture, bathroom, electronics, fashion, children, consumer goods, kitchen, Material, Mobility, Outdoor, Office, Living, Freestyle) will be showcased on the 350 sqm award space. This is located on the outstanding area Green Campus - a notably place of 2500 square meters in Hall B2. For the first time, visitors can immerse themselves in completely green scenarios and experience the remarkable features of the exhibits. 

Schedule 2019/20 

25. –27.10.  Exhibition at the Designers Open, Leipzig 

2.9. –15.11. Cool Bird submissions 

16.11. –10.1.Regular Bird submissions 

11. –15.03.   Exhibition & award ceremony at the Green Campus at the IHM –Internationalen Handwerksmesse, München 

11.3 –30.4.   Online Vote for the Audience Award 

Jury (examples) 

Prof. Claus-Christian Eckhardt, Director of Lund University, Sweden 

Katja Lukas, Program Manager Dutch Design Week, Netherlands 

Prof. Martin Charter, Director of the Center for Sustainable Design, UK 

Prof. Liu Xin, Vice Director Institute for Sustainable Design at Tsinghua University, founder of LeNS - International Learning Network on Sustainability, China

Here you can find the fees.

About the Green Product Award

The International Green Product Award offers a platform for established companies, start-ups and students who are distinguished by their products and services in terms of design, innovation and sustainability and who want to present themselves to the German market. Since 2013, participants from 40 countries have applied for the prize. The awards are given in 13 categories separately for companies and start-ups. In addition, the Green Concept Award - in cooperation with the IKEA Foundation - is dedicated to the concepts that lead to a green future.

Together we will design a green future.

Award press contact

Maria Jentsch, Tel. +49 30 25 742-883


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Difference for companies, start-ups and students. Submission and selection fee.
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Detroit Noel Night Pop-Up Art & Design Call




Sell your art and design at the Detroit Center for Design & Technology at Detroit’s most popular holiday pop-up event!

Metro Detroit Artists, Makers and Designers can be part of Noel Night on December 7th, 2019 with the Detroit Center for Design + Technology and Embrace Creatives! It’s a prime location for Noel Night, the VERY popular, holiday shopping experience as the DCDT Gallery is located along Woodward Avenue at Willis and features large windows overlooking the activities. The DCDT can see as many as 1,000 shopping visitors that night!

The DCDT and their curatorial partner, Embrace Creatives are looking for 2-D Artists and Designers to exhibit on our Woodward Gallery walls but to maximize your sales potential, we’d like you to also have additional products for sale. 

For most sales work should be less than $200.

  • No entry fee for Embrace Creatives’ Members 
  • $25 application fee for non-EC Members.  

No sales commission taken. The money you make, you take!

Entry deadline is July 31, 2019


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Free for Embrace Creatives' Members / $25 non-EC Members
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Designers in Residence Kortrijk





Designregio Kortrijk is looking for 3 highly motivated and recently graduated designer-makers or creative artists to join in a regional residency programme in Kortrijk, Belgium. The Designers in Residence Programme Kortrijk is a 3-month full time working residency from September to December 2019.


Designregio Kortrijk provides for the selected Designers in Residence Kortrijk:

  • accommodation
  • Monthly fee (400€/month)
usage of Budalab Open Makerspace & Bolwerk Workspace

  • experts in several domains and support of Designregio Kortrijk
one-time travel expenses

This year's theme is: The Future of Domesticity
Exploring new ways of designing space in order to tackle common problems that many experience in our new urban realities. Working with a small footprint in mind, answering the challenges in a way that combines design knowledge with experience and fun. 
Designregio Kortrijk invites 3 young designers to develop an experimental concept for the Future of Domesticity, through confrontation between citizens, society, entrepreneurs and education in regions such as Kortrijk. The compactness of this region is both a benefit and a challenge. 

During the Kortrijk Creativity Week from 23-27 October 2019 the Designers in Residence Kortrijk will get the opportunity to show their research and on-going progress to the audience.


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Lab.13 art contest





Lab.13 art contest, is a call for submissions open to all kind of artists. Works allowed in the art competition are: drawings, paintings, sculptures, photographs, graphics, mix media and video. A great opportunity for the artists, which can win a cash prize, have the opportunity to exhibit the artworks in September 2019 in Rome and much more.


PRIZES: 5000,00€

- collaboration award for a new Malamegi collection

- artwork acquisition award

- cash prize

- monographic book prize


The following types of works are admitted: Painting, Sculpture, Photography, Mixed media, Digital, Video, Graphics, Net art, other (all visual works that can be reproduced through a picture are allowed).

The contest is addressed to professional and amateur artists, graphic designers, painters, photographers, etc. from all over the world.

Deadline : 20 June 2019

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