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My Beautiful Foot

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Hello, fellow creatives! My name is Nora Novak and I’m a video editor by day and DIY filmmaker, writer, and artist by night. I’ve recently completed a passion project, the writing of a short story called “Beautiful Foot" that I’m ready to turn into a picture book! After exploring avenues of publication, I’ve decided to self-publish. While I love art and have a few of my own skills, the idea of illustrating an entire book does not bring me joy. What WOULD bring me joy is to collaborate with other artists to help bring the story to life. 

I’m looking for around 20 artists to illustrate one scene each, with all collaborators receiving credit in the book. Since I’m just one person and not independently wealthy, my desire is to find artists willing to donate their work. However, I understand the value of time, energy, and talent, so I’ve scraped together a budget that would allow me to pay a modest $50 flat fee per artist. Whether you choose to donate your work or to accept the commission, my biggest hope is that the story speaks to you and inspires you in some way.

“Beautiful Foot” is a fable about an innocent foot who is plucked from the countryside and whisked to the city to become a star and the tragic consequences that follow. I wrote it for adults, but I’ve been told it can serve as a children’s book. (I say it depends on the child, as the theme is a bit dark. But you may judge for yourself.)

I’m accepting submissions through June 25, 2020. Please send me your online portfolio or photos of your pieces along with a short statement about yourself and what draws you to this project. You don’t have to be an established artist or even very experienced. I just want to know a little about you, your aesthetic, and that you can deliver high-quality digital files of your finished work. There is no limit to what media you use; paint, ink, digital, collage, diorama, whatever—they’re all exciting to me.

If you are selected, I’ll send you the story and indicate which scene I’d like you to illustrate along with applicable specs and requirements. You will have four weeks to complete your artwork and will be paid upon delivery (unless, of course, you choose to donate).

Thanks so much for reading. I’m very excited about sharing my story and your art with the world and I look forward to seeing your submissions!

 

Deadline: 
06/25/2020

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Final Draft

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Final Draft

June 26, 2020 - August 7, 2020

Deadline to enter: May 4th, 2020

 

The Call for Entry: 

The Foundry Art Centre is seeking submissions for “Final Draft”, an exhibition showcasing design and illustration in fine art. Design and illustration affects and constructs our daily lives; from websites and social media, to billboards and greeting cards, to the way we navigate our surroundings. Visuals created with purpose and intentional design. While they can be utilized differently, illustration and design have long gone hand in hand. For this exhibition we invite all designers and illustrators to display their work in a Fine Art setting. All media is considered for submission.

 

Awards: 

Best in Show awarded a “Going Solo” Exhibition - worth $500 

Two Juror’s Choice Awards -  $150 cash prize each

 

Eligibility: 

Open to all artists, 18 years and older, world-wide, both amateur and professional. This includes alternative and traditional artwork. 

Questions about eligibility can be sent to exhibitions@foundryartcentre.org 

 

Entry Fee:

Artists may submit up to 3 works for a non-refundable processing fee of $35. FAC members fee for up to three works is $24. 

 

To Learn More Information:http://www.foundryartcentre.org/final-draft

 

Entry Specifications:

A maximum of 3 entries per artists may be submitted for consideration; all media in 2D & 3D forms will be considered. 2D work must be suitably framed with all hardware necessary attached to hang gallery ready. Larger pieces must be able to enter the gallery through an 84” x 71” doorway. Once installed, work may not exceed 11 feet in height. Any artist with installation or digital works must speak with the Exhibitions Manager to coordinate presentation.

Artists may submit entries through the Foundry Art Centre website using the online form, or if there are complications, the artist can email exhibitions@foundryartcentre.org. For emailed entries, include required entry information with each image sent, mirroring the entry form online. Limit to 2 jpegs per artwork: one full view (required), and an optional second alternative or detail view. This email submission still requires the $24 membership submission fee, or the non-member $35 submission fee.  

Submissions that do not comply with these rules will not be presented to the juror. 

See Exhibitions FAQ on www.foundryartcentre.org/frequently-asked-questions for details. 

Juror:

David Potthast is an artist, designer, and educator; he observes & documents such things. He is a sculptor studied in design & computer science. He received his BFA from the Kansas City Art Institute, and an MA and MFA from Fontbonne University. He has shown locally the past few years, but has works in private collections both nationally and internationally.

 

His approach to art and design is aligned with the tenets of the Bauhaus. Mainly that work can be both intellectually controlled and emotionally expressive. His works turn the digital languages and logic in visual pattern, often reacting to materials, but always steeped in concept. Whether entertaining chaos theory, game theory, time, or even ideas from his own or other’s fictional worlds, he seeks to find meaning in the existence and persistence of objects and experiences. His works even go so far as to inhabit far ancient worlds, yet appear as functional or ritualistic devices. He creates his own fictional companies as identity studies, too; going so far as to build and publish websites for them.

 

He often works under the name dpstudiolab as an expression of his work being a bit of art and a bit of experiment. This includes documenting his works in ways that align with experimental research and study.  His works don’t just explore digital existence, but also reaction to materials such as steel, concrete, plaster, glass, found objects. The boundary between the virtual and the actual is blurred for him, but he explores both realms.

 

In the end: David Potthast/dpstudiolab makes things he sees in his imagination, even it requires stretching the laws of time and space to make it in what passes for reality these days.

 

Exhibition Space:

The Foundry Art Centre is a dynamic community art center dedicated to the creation and presentation of contemporary visual arts. Our mission is to connect everyday people with the arts through our studio artists, educational classes, special events, and exhibitions. Featuring a state-of-the-art gallery space, the Foundry hosts national and international juried fine art exhibitions and curated traveling exhibitions. 

 

Publicity:

The Foundry Art Centre reserves the right to photograph and reproduce, in color or black and white, all artwork accepted for this exhibition (regardless of copyright) for educational and publicity purposes. 

 

Delivery and Pick Up:

Accepted works are to be hand-delivered or shipped in reusable crate(s) or carton(s). Included with each work, one 3” x 5” card listing Name, Address, Phone, Title, Media, Dimensions, and Price. Attach card to the back of the 2D work or base of 3D work. Work is shipped at the artist’s expense to the Foundry Art Centre. Accepted artists shipping their work must include a prepaid return label for return shipping. If submitted artwork comes without prepaid label it becomes the property of  the FAC at the close of the exhibition. All hand-delivered work must be picked up at the close of the exhibition or work becomes the property of the FAC to dispose of as it sees fit. Accepted works must remain for the duration of the exhibition. 

 

Sales, Liability, and Insurance:

The Foundry Art Centre will retain a 35% commission on all sales directly attributed to the exhibition. All prices include the frame and matte, are set by the artist at the time of entry, and should include 35% commission. The price will remain the same price for the duration of the exhibition. Foundry Art Centre provides standard insurance at 50% of retail on all exhibited works while on premises. Artist is responsible for work in transit. 

 

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Awards: 

Best in Show awarded a “Going Solo” Exhibition - worth $500 

Two Juror’s Choice Awards -  $150 cash prize each

Deadline: 
05/04/2020

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$35
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The A3 Press: Call for Chapbook Manuscripts

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The A3 Press is looking for new chapbook submissions. Deadline is 10 January, 2020.

The A3 Press is a place for work that might struggle to find a traditional home, work that's lyrical and intense, a bit weird, perhaps, hybrid, experimental. We like work that is urgent, that says something about what it's like to be alive at this point in history. 

Do you have a series of poems or short stories, or a long story that can be spread out over several pages? Maybe a short play in 12 parts or scenes, or even 12 very short plays? Do you have a combination of drawings and short stories? Poems and photographs? Maybe 12 drawings or photographs without text that would fit into our A3 map-fold format?

We publish approximately ten titles a year. Email us directly with any questions, or contact us via Twitter.

Prizes Details: 

Selected titles receive £200 (approx $250) and 10 copies of their chapbook.

Deadline: 
01/10/2020

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$20
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The World Illustration Awards 2020 are open for entries!

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Be ambitious, be seen, be celebrated

 

Presented by the AOI in partnership with USA based Directory of Illustration, the World Illustration Awards are presented in a refreshed format for 2020, offering illustrators the opportunity to have their most ambitious work seen and celebrated!

The Awards are open to professional and new talent illustrators living and working in any country in any format and media.

The competition is judged by an independent jury across ten exciting, refreshed categories representing work being made in the industry today. New categories include Book Covers, Science & Technology, and Design, Product & Packaging.

500 illustrators will be longlisted, and featured on the AOI Website.

200 shortlisted entrants will be presented in a digital and print publication sent to commissioners worldwide, and presented in a new-look exhibition at Elephant West, one of London’s most exciting cultural venues.

This incredible exposure often leads to new clients, commissions and illustration jobs.

The Overall Winners will be presented cash prizes sponsored by Winsor&Newton at the Awards Ceremony, to be announced alongside the Category Winners, who will each take home a coveted WIA Trophy. In addition, four Cross-Category Awards will be presented this year, including a new Innovation Award, recognising work that truly pushes the boundaries of the artform.

Deadline: 18 February 2020

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One of the ten Professional Category Winners will be named as the WIA2020 Overall Professional Winner. They will win a generous cash prize of £2,000 sponsored by Winsor&Newton, and a two-page marketing package in the Directory of Illustration, valued at $4,330 US Dollars, including a 100-image professional portfolio on directoryofillustration.com

One of the ten New Talent Category Winners will be named as the WIA2020 Overall New Talent Winner. They will win a generous cash prize £1,000 sponsored by Winsor&Newton, and a copy of the Directory of Illustration.

All 20 Category Winners (one New Talent and one Professional per category) will receive a WIA Trophy, an enhanced entry in the catalogue, a profile feature on the AOI website, and a complimentary AOI membership for one year with all the benefits this brings including business advice, discounted online portfolio and Varoom subscription.

20 Highly Commended Projects (one New Talent and one Professional per category) will receive a WIA Certificate.

Selected from any AOI Member shortlisted for WIA2020. The winner will receive a complimentary year-long membership plus folio, a copy of the Guide to Law and the current Directories, worth £296.95, a WIA Certificate and profile feature on the AOI website.

All shortlisted New Talent entries will be eligible for the SAA Agents Award for New Talent, offering the winner a six month trial representation with one of the leading SAA Illustration agents, which will include mentoring and career development. During that time, the winner will also benefit from having their work showcased on the SAA’s website and across their social media platforms. The winner will also be presented with a WIA certificate and profile feature on the AOI website.

The DI Award winner will receive a single page marketing package in the Directory of Illustration, valued at $2,695 US Dollars. The program includes a 100-image professional portfolio on directoryofillustration.com plus a one-on-one consultation with a professional Directory of Illustration marketing consultant on how to best present your work to the American market. The winner will also be presented with a WIA certificate and profile feature on the AOI website.

One shortlisted project will be selected for a new Innovation Award, to be awarded for a project displaying considerable innovation and experimentation with the artform. It will be judged by at least two jury members. The winner will be presented with a WIA certificate and profile feature on the AOI website.

Deadline: 
02/08/2020

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£29 (GBP) per Single Entry // £49 (GBP) per Multiple Entry (inclusive of VAT) €34 (EURO) per Single Entry // €58 (EURO) per Multiple Entry (inclusive of VAT) $33 (USD) per Single Entry // $60 (USD) per Multiple Entry
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100 ILLUSTRATORS most attractive in the world Vol.2

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Japan Illustrators’ Association is making an annual collection of “100 ILLUSTRATORS most attractive in the world Vol.2”.

We are looking for an illustrator to appear in this collection.

This book will be sold worldwide, and the contact information will also be posted in this book, so this will be the powerful PR tool for them.

The application is free of charge, but you will be charged 18,000 yen as a publication fee only if the publication is decided.

Prizes Details: 

Winners can post their works on one page.

Deadline: 
12/31/2019

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