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Call for entries “JIA Illustration Award 2021”

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Japan Illustrators' Association hold the contest of illustration every year.

This is the international illustration competition. Anyone, professional or amateur, can apply.

This competition is for finding newcomers.

People in advertising and publishing are paying close attention to this.

Prize Summary: 
Win up to $5500 cash prizees.
Prizes Details: 

GRANDPRIX : 1 artist / Cristal shield / Prize money 400,000 yen

Gold award : 1 artist / Cristal shield / Prize money 200,000 yen

Silver award : 20 artists / Certificate

Bronze award : 40 artists / Certificate

Deadline: 
30/June/2021

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38.5 USD for the first piece
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Call for Illustrators: Jules Verne Anthology

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The North American Jules Verne Society is seeking fictional short stories and illustrations for its upcoming anthology, Extraordinary Visions: Stories Inspired by Jules Verne, planned for publication in 2021. This is the first anthology of new fiction ever sponsored by the Society.

The cover of Extraordinary Visions: Stories Inspired by Jules Verne will feature a full-color graphic image evoking the scientific wonder and sense of adventure typical of Verne’s novels. In addition, the Society plans to include a black-and-white artwork to go with each chosen story, all by the same illustrator in the same style. The artist chosen for the internal artwork may be different from the cover illustrator.

Edition and Rights: For both the cover art and interior artwork, the Society is asking for exclusive, worldwide rights to your work for both electronic and print for six months from the date of publication, and a non-exclusive right to keep your artwork in the anthology after that. The Society plans to use the artwork for the book and all book-related materials (press kit, marketing materials, bookmarks, Society website, social media, etc.).

Deadline: for stories, cover art, and links to artwork samples: April 30, 2021 (11:59 pm Eastern Time), or until filled. For submission of internal artwork by the selected illustrator: one month after editors provide the (expected ten to fifteen) stories.

Prize Summary: 
$100 for cover image, $10 each for internal illustrations
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Payment for chosen artwork: $100 for the cover image and $10 for each internal black-and-white artwork, paid at publication.

Illustrators will also receive one copy of both the electronic and paperback versions of the anthology. Illustrators can buy additional books at a discount.

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30/April/2021

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Make your Own

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Disciplines: All
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Other: Inclusive of disciplines outside visual art as well

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Application Fee: None
Participation Fee: None
Additional Fees: None

Looking for visual artists, designers, illustrators from all over the world to take part in the project called 'Make your Own' as a part of the 'Is your guilty pleasure having unique bags?' by Coffewear.

Participating creatives will transform their drawings and design a work of art. The artwork should be inspired by coffee or something connected to upcycling, but the final piece can be abstract!

Artists have the option of making the bagdesigns, and drawings on a prepared technical drawing selection.
Find the link here: https: //drive.google.com/drive/folders/1uGhBjf7squYsgw1XB0NLo8V1KeRPgfzT?usp=sharing

The artwork can be done by digital or manual tecniques as well.

The ready artworks and designs should be sent via a WeTransfer link to: coffeweardesign@gmail.com

The winners can have their own design realised into a physical bag made by the Coffewear Design group.
There will be be one winner and we will contact him/ her via e-mail within 10 days after the 28th of March 2021.

Looking forward to hear from you!

Deadline: 
28/March/2021

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My Beautiful Foot

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Listing for a friend:

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: 
25/June/2020

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50
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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. 

 

Prizes Details: 

Awards: 

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

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

Deadline: 
04/May/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: 
10/January/2020

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$20
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