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We are now accepting submissions for our physical exhibition ‘SEMIOTICS AND BEYOND’.

Artists from all countries are welcome to submit their works for consideration. You are welcome to submit works in any medium. (painting, photography, printmaking, video art, installation, films, sculpting, mixed media, poems, illustration, etc). The theme of the exhibition is OPEN.

Any artist from any background can submit any of their work. There is no charge to submit your application, please feel free to share your work with us to review. A fee (£250 per artist, not per artwork) is chargeable to the artist once they have been selected for the exhibition.

Please note that we keep 0% commission from any sold work. 100% of funds go to the artist.

For purchases of works, we direct the buyers to the artists. If buyers wish to purchase straight from our gallery, we will charge 20% on top to cover transfer costs.

Artists are advised to send their cards for us to display in the gallery or prints of the original works for sale at no extra cost.

DEADLINE: 30th January 2022

EXHIBITION DATES: 18th - 24th February 2022


We will run an art contest during the exhibition and we will share prizes with our artists:



1st Prize - Participation in Physical Exhibition in London

2nd Prize -Participation in Physical Exhibition in London

3rd Prize - Solo Virtual Exhibition



Submit (attach to the email) up to 5 x works (jpeg format, up to 5MB each image). Please name each file with the title of each artwork (e.g. "Untitled.Jpeg")

Details of the artwork (title, size, medium, and price).

(e.g. "Untitled", 50 x 70 cm, Oil on Canvas, £ 


We accept MP4 formats


A brief bio about the artist / artwork (120 words max, preferably written in the 3rd person)

Send us your website and social media (if this is applicable)

Please email all the information above to and quote SEMIOTICS AND BEYOND on the subject of your email.

* Please note that the exhibition will be available as a virtual tour exhibition once the physical exhibition is over, accessible on our website.


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$550.00 Innovate Grants — Call for Artists + Photographers



Innovate Grant is now accepting submissions for the Winter 2021 Cycle. Innovate Grant awards (2) $550.00 grants each quarter, to one Visual Artist and one Photographer. In addition to receiving a grant award, winners will be featured and recognized on our website and join a growing community of vibrant and talented artists. For more information and to apply visit

Innovate Grant supports artists and photographers through quarterly grants. We've simplified the grant process, so that artists and photographers can focus on making their innovative work. The work should speak for itself and our application reflects that.

How to Apply: Visual Artists and Photographers 18 years and older, from all around the world, are eligible to apply. All media and genres are accepted. All applicants retain the right to the work they submit. Apply today at

Explore the work of past Innovate Grant recipients and read their interviews at

Yannick Lowery
Philadelphia, PA Fall Grant Recipient – Art

Giulia Parlato
Palermo, Italy Fall Grant Recipient – Photography

Bianca Barandun
London + Zurich Summer Grant Recipient – Art

Torrance Hall
Baltimore, MD Summer Grant Recipient – Photography

Kylie Lockwood
Detroit, MI Spring Grant Recipient – Art

Lindsey Kennedy
Santa Fe, NM Spring Grant Recipient – Photography

Lynnea Holland Weiss
Cleveland, OH Winter Grant Recipient – Art

Dylan Hausthor
New Haven, CT Winter Grant Recipient – Photography

Christine Atkinson
Los Angeles, CA Fall Grant Recipient – Art

Brendon Kahn
Dallas, TX Fall Grant Recipient – Photography

Joe Hedges
Pullman, WA Summer Grant Recipient – Art

Leafy Yeh
Los Angeles, CA Summer Grant Recipient – Photography

Margaret Jacobs
Enfield, NH Spring Grant Recipient – Art

Ceaphas Stubbs
Newark, NJ Spring Grant Recipient – Photography

Taylor O. Thomas
Tampa, FL Winter Grant Recipient – Art

Shane Lavalette
Syracuse, NY Winter Grant Recipient – Photography

Category: Multiple disciplines and genres accepted
Deadline: March 18, 2021
Region: US & International
Awards: $550.00 USD Grants


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25 USD
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Your Art Residency in Argentina!





The Residencia Corazón – Artist in Residency (A-I-R) Program was initiated in 2006. Its main objective engenders the creation of a personalized and independent exchange among regional, national and international artists. It allows for mutual enrichment through professional and emotive approaches for new experiences and aesthetic realities. The resident / visiting artists enjoy a dynamic and vibrant time frame for working; they have a studio and living space at their disposal to complete their projects. They also network with and within the local art community, cultural institutions and the public at large.
Residencia Corazón offers a complete international Artist in Residency Program. Each artist, curator or writer receives exclusive and highly-personalised support from the Residencia Corazón team.
Our project is characterized by trying a close, intimate relationship with each resident, proposing that the stay transcends the artistic purpose and that their journey is printed as a learning adventure that they will treasure throughout their lives.

Duration of residency

15 days onwards, artists can choose their stay. But our A.i.R. Program 1 (with exhibition), the minimum period required is one month.


Our house is yours. Residencia Corazón provides individual room as well as an artist studio and gallery.

Disciplines, work equipment and assistance

Open to emerging and established artists from all disciplines within the visual arts. It is also open to emerging and established writers & curators from all disciplines – from novelists, non-fiction writers, screenwriters to playwrights. Personal asssistance.

Studio / Workspace

Thanks to the configuration of the space, artists are able combine their stay and production within the same residence and in great conditions. Our house has 3 workspace. Also because its large size, many artists choose to work in their room.

Fees and support

We have a FEE. Residencia Corazón is an independent project with institutional support but we are currently unable to provide financial support for visiting artists. For artists applying for grants and scholarships in their home country Residencia Corazón can provide official documents and letters of invitation as necessary.Residencia Corazon has the institutional support of the National Culture Secretary, Cultural Institute of the Province of Buenos Aires, the Town Council of La Plata and the National University of La Plata.

Expectations towards the artist

Each artist, curator or writer receives exclusive and highly-personalised support from the RC team.The Residencia Corazón team provides support for all aspects of the residency from:- assistance in navigating La Plata and its surrounds- finding local resources-curators- information about daily life as well as the local arts scene- assistance with research, production and post-production of work.3 differents Programs:Program 1: with a solo exhibitionPrograms 2 & 3 Recommended for artist-curators-writers who wish to develop research-investigation projects or works in progress without the opportunity to exhibit.


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Call for Applications: Inaugural International Studio Residency Program in NY. Amant Foundation






Amant Foundation is launching a call for applications for its NY Residency Program, a newly established international studio residency program beginning in September of 2021, with three iterations—Fall, Winter, and Spring. We host artists at all stages of their careers and across a wide array of disciplines from the visual arts, literature, performance, filmmaking, and cultural theory.

The program is committed to providing the residents with the full experience of living and working in New York by facilitating their connections to major institutions and key figures in the city’s world-renowned professional art scene. During their period at Amant, artists are expected to develop and promote their projects on their own terms. We also strongly encourage residents participate in Amant´s own on-going in-house programs and activities, especially through the sharing of ideas internally and publicly in various formats. Amant also highly values and promotes openness to cross-disciplinary conversations.

The Residency comprises:  

The Amant complex includes individual studios, exhibition galleries, a library/reading room, a café/bookstore as well as a fully outfitted performance space suitable for rehearsals and other activities. There is also a large communal meeting and dining area with access to a courtyard garden. The residency covers round-trip economy flights and airport transfers to NY and a monthly stipend to offset the costs of accommodation, transport, day-to-day expenses, and a research grant for executing projects. Please be advised the Amant studios are not residential.



December 18, 2020: Application Deadline

March 1, 2021: Final selection announced for the three iterations of our Open Call

3 months in either of the following timeframes:

From the beginning of September to the end of November, 2021

From the beginning of January to the end of March, 2022

From the beginning of April to the end of June, 2022

The Jury

The candidates will be selected by a professional committee that includes Amant’s senior internal team and three external advisors: Lauren Cornell, Director of the Graduate Program and Chief Curator at the Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, NY; Elvira Diangany-Ose, The Showroom Director, London; and Reem Fadda, Director of Abu-Dhabi Cultural Center, Abu-Dhabi.  

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Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust (UK) announces a nature inspired Postcard Show, inviting artists (local, national and international) to submit an original postcard sized artwork to be shown at our prestigious Wilder Idle Valley Reserve Centre in North Nottinghamshire.

Inspired by the natural world, art work is welcomed in a range of mediums including drawing, painting, pasting, print, illustration, graphic, textiles and mixed media, and themes could include:

  • The wonder and beauty of the natural world
  • Our relationship with nature in lockdown
  • Nature as our life support system
  • Nature needs our help
  • Views points of nature (close up, on the ground, up into the canopies and skies, from a window, urban nature)

The final exhibition will be open to the public again after lockdown, and it is hoped that this event will symbolise the value and importance of our connection to nature during this pandemic and the many wonderful ways we all see and interpret nature through creativity.

For full information about how to apply and awards please visit:

Prize summary: 
3 Awards available: £200 Wilder Award, £100 Optima Award, £100 peoples choice award

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The BETA PUBLICA Choreographic Showcase is a well stablished event in the contemporary dance landscape of Madrid (Spain).
Since 2014 the BETA PUBLICA Association drives this anual event to connect new and stablished choreographers, willing to test their new works, with a very involved audience.
The Showcase is open to the participation of Creators from any country in the world. Like previous editions, the organization will provide an small stipend to all choreographers selected and also some financial assistance for travel and accommodation of participantes non- resident in the Autonomous Community of Madrid .
The choreographies presented can be final or work in process, originals or reviews of previous works. They have to be contemporary pieces adapted for presentation in a conventional stage space with multimedia resources. One the works selected will perform in the Theater Entrance Hall (“The Lobby”) as the first piece of the show.
The works must be no longer than 15 minutes and may be fragments of longer pieces. Pieces exceeding 15 minutes will not be accepted.
There are no limits in the number of performers.
BETA PÚBLICA is not a contest, but an integrated project to support the choreography creation. Therefore there are not awards.
Among all the nominations registered, the Association will select a maximum of 7 works. Of these works: One (1) is automatically selected by the online vote of the users in the Association´s Instagram profile ((, provided the proposal meets the artistic criteria of BETA PUBLICA. The rest, including a work of the new PRO.BETA initiative, will be selected by the Association based on; their creative strength, originality and/or the maturity of the choreographic work. The Showcase will take place in Madrid (Spain), if no other changes, in June 6th nad 7th 2020.


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