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Camera USA® 2019: National Photography Exhibition and Award





Now in its 9th year, Camera USA® is a national competition created by the Naples Art Association to inspire and encourage photographers of all skill levels and from all regions of the United States. The program features three professional jurors, one cash prize of $5,000, five $100 honorable mention awards, and culminates with a brick and mortar exhibition held at the Naples Art Association from June 3 through July 5, 2019. Jurors are Tracie Davis, Photographer and Art Director for, Brooklyn, New York; Karen Irvine, Chief Curator and Deputy Director, Museum of Contemporary Photography at Columbia College Chicago; and Carol McCusker, Curator of Photography, Harn Museum of Art at the University of Florida, Gainesville. All photographers residing in the United States are invited to submit one photograph taken in the United States after January 1, 2015 for Camera USA® 2019: National Photography Exhibition and Award. The Naples Art Association is located at 585 Park Street in Naples, Florida in the heart of the 5th Avenue South shopping, dining and entertainment district.

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CALL FOR ENTRIES ​ 2019 Theme Show: The Illusion and Reality






We are very excited to announce the open call for Ning Gallery’s next exhibition: “The Illusion and Reality.” This is an opportunity for artists residing in the U.S. to showcase their works in a competitive and juried exhibition.

What is illusion? What is reality? What is the relationship between the two? The conflictions among certainty and uncertainty, existence and nonexistence, reality and unreality are all a sort of question that has puzzled mankind over the vicissitude of time.

This exhibition will explore artists' interpretations of the relationship between reality and illusion in their creative processes and will explore how can art bridges the gap between the world of imaginations and that of the facts. Therefore, we are looking for artists who’d love to express their thoughts in the artworks related to this topic.



Xiaojuan Xie is an independent curator based in New York, United States. Xie studied at the state university of New York and has curated in China, Spain, Italy, UK, Japan, and the US. Notable exhibitions curated by Xie include Evolution: about the survival and growth of underground musicians in China, Ning Gallery, NY; Nirvana Rebirth-the 57th Venice Biennale, Italy; Barcelona International Art Fair, Spain; World Art Center, NY; Oxford International Art Fair, UK; Tokyo International Art Fair, Japan; Xie’s exhibitions have been featured in i-D, VICE, Musée Magazine, VeNews Magazine, Florence is You!, Nouvelles d'Europe, Sinovision, The China Press, Sing Tao Daily, etc. Xie’s article was published in Asia Art Magazine, VeNews Magazine, ART NEWS OF CHINA, ART & TRIP Magazine, etc.


Ruonan Yan is an artist based in New York, United States. Yan graduated from New York Academy of Art with MFA degree in drawing major. Yan’s works have been exhibited in a number of galleries in the United States and overseas. Yan’s solo show “A serious joke” was exhibited in Miranda Kuo Gallery in 2017. Ruonan Yan is also an award-winning graphic designer, her poster design “Stop ignoring” won the top 10 award in Poster for tomorrow competition in 2012, the poster has been exhibited around Europe. Ruonan Yan has been featured and interviewed in Vogue, Elle, Art China, and Sinovision, etc.



Entry deadline:  Sunday, January 20

Notification: Tuesday, January 22

Drop off/Mail works: January 24 - 27 (12pm-6pm), mailing work arrives before Tuesday, January 29

Opening reception: Thursday, February 7

Exhibition Date: February 7 - February 21

Pick up/Return works: Friday, February 22, or by appointment.



This juried competition is open to U.S.-based artists at least 18yrs. old.



Artists working in all mediums are welcome to apply.

The work must be original.

2-D work must be smaller than 40 inches, including frame.

3-D work must be able to hang securely on the wall, sit on a shelf, pedestal or the floor.

All works must be ready to hang. Works on paper must be framed under plexiglass or glass. Canvases must be wired for hanging.



Image: All entries must be submitted electronically. Please upload your picture as jpg. format. Maximum size: 5MB. Please name your digital file as “Lastname_Firstname_Title.jpg”

For video work, you may upload a video file no larger than 20MB, or add a url link in your work list.

Work List: Please make a list of your works including title, dimension, year, medium, and sale price. Please also make note if your work needs special installation requirement. *Height must be given before width regardless of whether the work is a vertical or a horizontal. The gallery will not correct dimension errors.

CV and Artist Statement: Please upload your CV and a short artist statement.


$20 non-refundable submission fee for up to 3 works. $5 for each additional one. Maximum 10 works. Once the submission is received, a PayPal link will be emailed to you. You may choose to pay with PayPal or credit card. Submission without payment will not be considered.



Accepted work may be refused if it does not conform to the entered image. Absolutely NO SUBSTITUTIONS of accepted works will be allowed. All accepted work must remain in the gallery for the duration of the exhibition.



If the artwork is for sale, Ning gallery will retain a 30% commission on all sales made during the exhibition. Work not for sale must be marked "N.F.S.". No "P.O.R." sales.



Hand delivered work will be accepted at the gallery from January 24 - January 27, 12pm-6pm. Any other delivery time must be by appointment. Packaging must be removed from the gallery at the time of delivery.

All artwork shipped by mail must arrive before Tuesday, January 29. Artists are responsible for all shipping costs. Work must be shipped in a substantial, reusable container with a prepaid shipping label. Artwork without prepaid shipping label will not be returned.



Hand-delivered work must be picked up on Friday, February 22, or by appointment.

Shipped work will be returned by mail beginning Friday, February 22.

Ning gallery will not be responsible for artwork not retrieved after February 22, if arrangements have not been made with us. After 30 days the gallery may dispose of the work.



Great care will be taken with all work, but artists are responsible for insuring their own pieces if they wish. Ning Gallery will not be responsible for any loss or damage to work while on the premises or in transit to or from the gallery. The submission of a work of art to this exhibition shall be understood to constitute an agreement on the part of the artist to the conditions set forth in this prospectus.

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Soulful: A National Exhibition of African American Artists





Soulful: A National Exhibition of African American Artists 


Description: Soulful is an exhibition that features work from African American Artists from across the country. This exhibition is open to functional, non-functional, 2D, 3D, fine art, and fine craft in all mediums. In honor of Black History Month, this exhibition is open to all African-American artists living in the United States,  and is held at the d’Art Center in Norfolk, Virginia. The d’Art Center is Norfolk’s thirty-year-old art center and includes working professional artist studios as well as a wide variety of exhibitions and programming open to the public. The d’Art Center is located in the NEON district of Norfolk.


Juror Biography: Ken Wright is a Richmond, VA. native and graduate of Norfolk State University with a BFA in graphics and fine arts. Ken is an abstract painter that uses acrylics on canvas or museum board. He is a former arts commissioner for the State of Virginia, and has served on many arts boards. He has won over 300 awards and honors for his work. Ken’s art is in many collections all over the United States and abroad. Among the collectors of his work are President George W. Bush, (hung in the White House), and most recently President Barack Obama, (hung in the White House). Other collectors are former Ambassador to Liberia, Bismark Myrick, movie actress Eartha Kitt (deceased), and actress Tatiana Ali. His work has also been exhibited in the office of U.S. Senator Mark Warner on Capital Hill, Washington, D.C.


Exhibition dates:                     Thursday, February 7th 2019 - Thursday February 28th 2019

Reception:                              Thursday February 7th 2019, 5:30-7:30pm

Call Open:                               Monday, December 3rd 2018 - Sunday January 6th 2019

Notifications (by email):          By 5pm, January 18th, 2019 

Accepted works arrive by:      January 31st, 2019

Submission fee:                      $35.00 for up to 3 works  




1st Place:            $500.00

2nd Place:            $300.00

3rd Place:            $150.00    


Eligibility: This exhibition is open to African-American artists, 18 or older, residing in the United States. All work must be original and created without the aid of an instructor or kit. Work needs to have been produced within the last five years. All styles and aesthetics are considered. The d’Art Center is a public non-profit art center open to everyone; as such, the content of submissions should be appropriate for all viewers. 


Submissions: All entries and payments must be submitted via Call for Entries (Cafe). Please follow the directions on Cafe. If you have exhibition questions, please contact; questions related to submitting through the Cafe platform should be directed to Cafe. 


Limitations: Works cannot exceed a weight of 40 pounds. All 2D works must be equipped with hanging hardware for installation. All 3D works that require presentation other than standard pedestals must include those displays with the works. Works that require special installation must come with clear instructions. Any works that require complicated specialized installation must be installed by the artist. We reserve the right to reject work for the exhibition that differs significantly from the submitted images and/ or for craft issues. 


Liability: The gallery staff will take great care handling artworks for exhibition. However, the d’Art Center, its staff, and gallery are not responsible for any damage that may occur. We strongly recommend artists insure the works themselves, and purchase insurance from the shipping company used. Shipping your work means you agree to this.


Shipping: The artist is responsible for shipping costs to and from the gallery. All accepted works must arrive by January 31st, 2018 without exception. Hand delivered works are accepted through pre-arrangement; please contact Artists must issue pre-paid return labels for their works through UPS or FedEx. We do not arrange shipping in any other manner. Works must have pre-paid return labels through FedEx or UPS to be returned. Any additional details on shipping will be included upon notification of accepted entries. Please no packing peanuts. Works should be shipped in reusable containers for return. Clearly indicate any packing directions for return of works. Works that do not include a return label, and works that are not picked up within one month of the end of the exhibition become property of the d’Art Center. 


Entry Fees and Materials: Artists may submit up to 3 artworks for consideration and the entry fee is $35.00. Commission for works is 60% (artist)/ 40% (d’Art), not including awards.


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Park Ave Solo Exhibition Opportunity





Open Call for Submissions


About the exhibition:

Our company, Catapult Marketing, is looking to partner with a New York City-based artist for a solo gallery exhibition of 2D work titled A Brighter Tomorrow in our client’s Park Avenue storefront starting in February 2018. This exhibit will be part of an ongoing series celebrating local artists, and our client’s passion and patronage of the arts.


A Brighter Tomorrow will celebrate optimism, positive change, and the possibilities for a greater future through the perspective and imagination of local fine artists.


This is an excellent opportunity for an artist to showcase their work and receive exposure to a high-end client base. The artist receives 100% of sales, less any production costs incurred by our client.


Our client’s interpretation of A Brighter Tomorrow

It’s time to take control of our futures by taking small steps today to ensure our tomorrow will be full of potential. We hope to spread the power of optimism and inspire each other to start taking action today for a brighter tomorrow.



Artists must be contemporary artists working in New York. Artwork should represent a positive message, and not include nudity.


Media is limited to that which is suitable for wall-mounted presentation, photography is preferred but painting and works on paper will be considered. We are not seeking sculpture, sound/video media or performance art at this time.

Artist must be able deliver 14 exhibition-ready works no later than February 15 and have expansive portfolio for client to choose from.


Exhibited work must be either one-of-a-kind original works or from a limited-edition series of no more than 10 and be exclusively on view in our client’s location for the duration of the exhibition. All exhibited work must remain in place for the duration of the exhibition.


Artist must be willing/able to print and deliver art for exhibit, all agreed upon upfront payments will be reimbursed by our client.


Artist must agree to inclusion of work in exhibition promotion through various media and marketing channels.


Submission Guidelines:

Please submit 5-10 works as JPGs (under 5mb ea.), PDF contact sheet, or direct link to a lightbox or collected portfolio via email, with artist contact info (phone number and email address) in the body of the email. Additional links to portfolios, reviews and/or social media platforms are welcome.


Entry Fee: N/A


Exhibition Dates: Spring 2019


Deadline: January 20, 2019, midnight.


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Elizabeth Lalley

CNL Projects


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Color: Classic to Contemporary






The Chattahoochee Handweavers Guild is pleased announce a call for entries for the 2019 juried exhibit, Color: Classic to Contemporary, an exploration of the fearless use of color in fiber arts, for artists working in all fiber media. Founded in 1955, the Chattahoochee Handweavers Guild has a rich history of supporting and promoting excellence in textiles and fiber arts. The guild’s Biennial of Textiles exhibit is the longest, continuous running juried show in the Southeast. The exhibit will run from May 4 - July 27, 2019, with an opening reception on May 11 from 2:00 - 4:00 pm. Internationally known fiber artist, Kathrin Weber, will be the juror for this exhibit. Monetary awards will include 1st place, $600; 2nd Place, $400; 3rd place, $200; and student $150.

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National Juried Portraits & Figures Show





We have chosen a new theme for this year’s juried show!  The Rice Gallery of Fine Art is now accepting submissions for Portraits & Figures: The 4th Annual National Juried Show!

This year’s juried event will celebrate the human form by exhibiting, promoting, and selling an exclusive survey of ORIGINAL PORTRAITS AND FIGURE PAINTINGS. Our experienced jurors will select the finest original paintings of human figures from artists all over the country for an exclusive feature show at The Rice Gallery of Fine Art, opening Friday, February 1st, 2019.

  • Artists may submit 1 to 5 images of their best human figure paintings to be judged on an individual basis by our experienced panel of judges.
  • All juried selections will be featured for sale in an exclusive gallery exhibition at The Rice Gallery of Fine Art, one of Kansas City’s premier fine art galleries. This show will be promoted via print, mail, and social media advertising.
  • All selected paintings will be eligible for CASH PRIZES!
  • All selected works will also be included in an online “digital art opening,” which will present images of each painting via Facebook, YouTube, and for our online audience to purchase and enjoy.

A non-refundable online application fee of $35 will be collected from each artist submitting their works. 

All entries must be submitted via CAFÉ ( no later than Monday, December 17th, 2018 (12/17/18).  Artists MUST be members of CAFÉ to submit their works. CAFÉ is free and easy to join for all artists.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to win cash prizes, sell your work, and add a prestigious fine art gallery exhibition to your artist resume.


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