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"XPOSED - Naked & Not Afraid" Third Annual Celebration and Exploration of the Human Figure, Sexuality & Identity

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CALL TO ARTISTS - “XPOSED” - Naked and Not Afraid

Third Annual Celebration and Exploration of the Human Figure, Sexuality & Identity

We are looking for unique and expressive works of art that celebrates and explores the Human Figure, Human Sexuality & Identity. This is a Juried on-line virtual Exhibition.

Call To Artists - September 24, 2021 to October 31, 2021 Entry Deadline - October 31, 2021 - 11:59pm. MST Exhibition Dates - November 12, 2021 to November 30, 2021

Guidelines & Terms for Entry

Eligibility: International - All Entrants must be 18 years or older.

Signed & dated entry form. Add additional pages for extra images.

Entry Fee - $ 25.00 CDN (non-refundable) for the first 3 works. $5.00 for every additional image. Sculptural pieces, 3 images per piece (max.).

Please include a short description of the artwork.

Send images 72dpi. as jpeg or pdf, no larger than 1024 pixels on the longest side.

Payments are to be sent as an e-Transfer or PayPal to: knoxgalleryofart@gmail.com

Accepted Media: Painting, Drawing, Photography, Sculpture, Fibre, Mixed Media, Digital and Prints.

Sale prices determined by the artist. All prices must include any applicable taxes. Shipping of any artwork SOLD, will be the responsibility of the purchaser.

The Knox Contemporary Gallery of Art will retain a 35%commission on any sales.

By signing the Entry Form the artist agrees to the terms of the guidelines and that they are 18 years of age or older.

We thank all the artists in advance for submitting their work. Only artists accepted to the exhibition will be notified via email.

Important Dates

Entry Deadline: Notification of Acceptance: Exhibition Dates:

October 31, 2021 - 11:59pm MST November 5, 2021
November 12 to November 30, 2021

Entry Form

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“XPOSED - Naked and Not Afraid” Third Annual Celebration and Exploration of the Human Figure, Sexuality & Identity

Deadline for entry - October 31, 2021 - 11:59pm MST

Deadline: 
10/31/2021

Entry Fee:

Fee Detail: 
$ 25.00 CDN (non-refundable) for the first 3 works. $5.00 for every additional image. Sculptural pieces, 3 images per piece (max.).
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World congress of arts for Muhammad (PBUH), the prophet of mercy.

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World congress of arts for Muhammad (PBUH), the prophet of mercy.

 

Various literary and artistic calls have been collected in the present congress to depict the beauties of Muhammad (PBUH) - the Prophet of Mercy.

 

The congress includes the following sections and sub-sections:

Art:

Painting, poster, digital art, photography, calligraphy, calligraphy painting, typography, Tazhib, short film, and clip.

Literary: 

Poetry, short story

 

Prize summary: 
Win up to $5000 cash prizes
Prizes Details: 

Grand prize of art section

Best selected artwork among the art sections will be awarded US$5000, congress special medal, valuable local handicrafts, congress special statue, honorary diploma and selected artworks’ booklet.

 

Three top selected artists in national and international sections will be given valuable awards:

International section awards

1st rank in each section will be awarded US$2000, valuable local handicrafts, congress special statue, honorary diploma and selected artworks’ booklet.

2nd rank in each section will be awarded US$1500, valuable local handicrafts, honorary diploma and selected artworks’ booklet.

3rd rank in each section will be awarded US$1000, valuable local handicrafts, honorary diploma and selected artworks’ booklet.

Deadline: 
10/24/2021

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OPEN CALL: Media & Materials

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doodmu gallery is now accepting submissions for Media & Materials exhibition. This online curated show will focus on the physicality of materials and exploration of various media including painting, printmaking, sculpture, photography, digital and mixed media through form, color and texture. Contemporary representational and abstract work will be considered. Artists are invited to submit work related to the exhibition theme.

 

Eligibility:

Open to all artists 18 years and older

All visual art media will be considered

Deadline: 
09/26/2021

Entry Fee:

Fee Detail: 
$23.00
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Enclave Land Art. Open call for the third edition of the artistic residency

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ENCLAVE LAND ART and the Vall de Gallinera council (Alicante, Spain) with the support of Cultura Resident from Consorci de Museus de la Comunitat Valenciana and the Direcció General del Cultura i Patrimoni de la Generalitat Valenciana, are glad to announce the open call for the Third Edition of the Enclave Land Art Residency.

Submissions should focus on the dialogue between human beings and nature so as to create an artistic Land Art itinerary in the area.

We will select seven projects from different artistic disciplines that will be developed and produced in the natural environment during the two weeks of the Art Residency, sharing experiences, ideas and a common goal.

All projects must take into consideration people's interest in contemporary arts, aiming to give greater value to the area of Vall de Gallinera, promoting a deep and permanent conscience about the historical, cultural and traditional aspects of the territory through a dialogue between art and nature.

Concept: 

"Truly memory does not consist at all of a regression from the present to the past, but rather in a progress from the past to the present."

Bergson H., Matter and Memory, 2006.

The power of intangibleness in art could be considered to be the core of creation and transformation: perception, habits, culture, language, time or memory can be channels used to define artistic research.

This symbiosis between tangible and immaterial is what, along with history, builds the identity of a territory. There are many important elements in Vall de Gallinera apart from its geologic structure and its natural heritage, like for example the vestiges from prehistory up to the civil war, passing through Iberian villages, funerary steles and medieval castles. This historical legacy, traces of human beings along the millennia, has been preserved in this enclave thanks to its natural idiosyncrasy. They are the physical result of a non-linear time that presents a dialogue of human beings with nature through its layers. These layers could be metaphorically a book (nature itself) where the territory's inhabitants have written their story and defined their identity.

Nature has since forever been a spiritual source of research and inspiration for human beings. It is not a coincidence that one can see trees in the forms of the columns in the churches, or caves in the arches, and many other examples. This union appears represented in different styles and functions, and in what remains when time and various factors alter them.

Due to this connection between absence/presence that is preserved nowadays, the inner identity has been reinforced with nature as witness. These are the elements that the selected artists will be invited to reinterpret through their projects.

Enclave Land Art aims to start a new chapter, leaving a contemporary trace to continue this dialogue with the environment through contemporary art. The relationship with what remains, together with what is not visible but nonetheless is present and forms part of Vall de Gallinera's people, represents who the locals are nowadays as a result of the path trodden.

Duration of the open call: 

From the 15th of August until the 10th of October 2021.

Deadline:

10 pm (mainland Spain’s time zone) on the 10th of October 2021.

Preselected Artists interviews:

From the 15th until the 19th of October 2021.

Announcement of the Selected Artists:

20th of October 2021.

Residency period:

From the 22nd of November until the 5th of December included.

Projects will be presented to the public on the 4th and the 5th of December 2021. 

Location of the itinerary:

The route of Corrals de La Carrotja (between Benisivà and La Carrotja), Vall de Gallinera (Alicante). (Maps, images and more information on our website).

Disciplines:

Installation, land art, photography, anthropology, research, sculpture, performance and any other artistic manifestation or line of work in which the artist-territory-nature dialogue can be found within the specific nature of the environment in which the work will be developed and of the proposed idea. 

Open to artists of any age and nationality.

Selection committee members: 

Jose Luís Pérez Pont, Manager of Consorci de Museus de la Comunitat Valenciana and director of Centre del Carme Cultura Contemporània.

A professional proposed by A.V.V.A.C. (Valencian Association of artists from Valencia, Alicante and Castellon):  Anaïs Florin, artist.

A professional proposed by A.V.C.A. (Valencia Association of Critics of Art): Roser Oduber; artist, cultural manager, director of Centre d’Art Contemporani i Sostenibilitat El Forn de la Calç.

Nerea Ubieto, independent curator, manager and art critic.

Miguel Mallol, director of Enclave Land Art.

Terms & Conditions:

The artistic proposals/research must have as their main goal the reinterpretation of the concept of the Residency proposed in this open call.  

Projects should focus on research and production based on the dialogue between artist and nature (the environment which surrounds the Residency). This should be seen in the choice of the concept, materials or during the project's development. 

Only one project can be submitted per candidate. It must be created with respect for human beings and intellectual property. 

Submissions might be excluded if exceeding the number of pages specified in the next section.

Fifteen projects will be preselected following the score criteria below:

Quality of the project, relationship with territory and concept, up to 30 points.

Sustainability and impact on the rural environment, up to 25 points.

Correct use of the resources provided, time and material, up to 20 points.

Interdisciplinary work and innovation, up to 15 points. 

Interaction with the inhabitants, up to 10 points.  

A final selection will choose 10 (7+3 standby) from the 15 which were preselected, which will then go to the final stage.

The selected artists will be invited to do an interview with three members of the Enclave Team to briefly explain the project and the reasons why they want to be part of the Residency.

Enclave Land Art reserves the right to withdraw any participant in case of uncivil behaviour or disrespect for the rules of coexistence, the inner exigencies of the Residency or the timing scheduled for the execution of the work. The artist(s) will be invited to leave immediately at his/her/their own cost, without any benefits of the Residency program. 

Enclave Land Art maintains the right to publish a catalogue of the Residency in a digital or physical format that will contain information about all projects and the artists.

The selected artists will sign the rights to use all images and content of the Residency to be reproduced, distributed in public and private communication, and any other means that might be necessary to promote the Arts Residency and the final artworks.

All artworks/projects will be donated permanently to the Vall de Gallinera's council for their artistic itinerary after the end of the Residency.

Artists will receive: 

The organisers will cover the travel costsfrom/to the original countrywith up to 200€and can provide an acceptance letter to the artists to apply for other grants in their country to cover any extra expenses they might incur. 

Individual grants of *600€- V.A.T. included.  

A shared workspace and up to300€for materials according to the characteristics of the proposal, previously approved by the Enclaveproduction Team. 

Accommodation in a shared house with the possibility of a double shared room.

Mealswill be provided. Artists must inform the organisers about any special diet, allergies, intolerances, veganism, etc.

- One assistant could be provided if required for the execution of a project. A request with an explanation must be made for the organisers who will consider case by case. 

* Artists must send an invoice to Enclave after completing the Residency to be paid/reimbursed.  

Artists' commitments:

The artists must accomplish and consign their projects within the deadline,on the 3rdof December 2021 included. 

The artists must participate in the open doors events on the 4thand 5thof December 2021.  

The artists must be part of all the events and activities which require their presence. 

- The artists must prepare and deliver a workshop about their project and general research to the local people during the Residency. (if the artist does not speak Spanish, an interpreter will be present).

Collateral activities and Enclave Curatorial:

During the Residency, Enclave Land Art will organise collateral activities to explain the history and environment of Vall de Gallinera.  Attendance: optional.

Enclave Curatorial Team will work with the artists in the creation of a curatorial project to be developed and shownin an external exhibition space. 

Enclave Curatorial members will brainstorm with the artists on creating a concept. 

● Artists might be invited to develop further research and a new independent project (it will be a separate project from the Residency, despite being linked with the concept, with a new budget, grant and production). The result will be exhibited in the following months after the Residency in an external space to be confirmed. 

Prize summary: 
Individual grants of *600€- V.A.T. included.  
Deadline: 
10/10/2021

Entry Fee:

Contact & Links: 

Open call • Sustainable studio practice

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This residency has been established as a safe space where you can develop a project focusing on the topic of sustainability within your artistic practice. It doesn’t have to be built around the production of art – quite the opposite: we are looking for art thinking projects that provide a new approach to studio practice in times of climate crisis. You will be working in a temporary community which will include artists from around the world. What most interests us is sustainability as method, not as subject. Our overall goal is to prepare a manual for sustainable studio practice which we can use in the future. 

MeetFactory is a non-profit international centre for contemporary art. Our mission is to foster a dialogue between individual genres and make current developments on the art scene accessible to the general public. We support original projects in the fields of visual art, theatre, and music, as well as interdisciplinary and experimental platforms. We aim to create a space in which art is alive and artists are present, enhancing a direct exchange between international artists and visitors, as well as between different fields and generations.

What we provide: 
- accommodation in a shared apartment,
- studio space,
- a fee of 700 euros (gross) per month,
- a production budget of 200 euros,
- travel reimbursement of up to 200 euros (only for land transportation – no air travel)

This residency is intended for artists living within a radius of 1000 km from Prague.

Make sure you are be able to spend at least 80% of your residency time here in Prague.

Interested applicants must send the following information in English: 
- CV,
- a short description of the project you’d like to work on – up to 1000 characters,
- your portfolio – presenting up to 5 projects related to the subject of the open call,
- information about when you’d prefer to come.

Possible dates: 
1st of February – 30th of April 2022 – 90 days
1st of May – 31st of July 2022 – 90 days
1st of September – 31st of November 2022 – 90 days 

Please send all the documents to opencall@meetfactory.cz with the word SUSTAINABLE 2022 in the subject.
Application deadline: August 15th, 2021

Selection results will be announced on the 5th of September 2021 at the latest.

Committee: MeetFactory Artists in Residence team

Prize summary: 
opencall@meetfactory.cz
Deadline: 
08/15/2021

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OPEN Theme

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J. Mane Gallery invites submissions for its Open Theme online juried art exhibition.  

“An artist is typically a being that is filled with so much passion, love, or pain for certain lands, people ideas or images that all they can do with that overflow is bleed it out by creating. And with this type of art, the energy will be shifted from the depths of them, and in to the depths of the audience to be felt. It is a dance. A transference. An intimacy. It is to touch and awaken another human a place they hadn’t known was aching, or sleeping. Both are opened. Both are nourished. Both are transformed.”~Victoria Erikson

For this competition, artists are encouraged to share their artistic vision.  The theme can be any subject and the artwork may vary from realism to surrealism to abstraction, and all media are accepted, including 3-D. All artists over the age of 18, regardless of location or experience, are encouraged to submit their best inspired work.

Dates and Deadlines 

Deadline for Entries: Deadline August 2, 2021

Opening of Online Exhibition: August 9, 2021

Online Exhibition Closed & Archived: September 9, 2021 (remains on website under "Gallery Archives”)

Entry Fees

ENTRY FEE: $20 for up to 5 images

No more than a total of 5 images will be accepted in any one submission. An artist may enter more than once.

Payment is required at the time of entry.

ENTRY FEES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE

IMAGE LABELING: Image should be labeled as LastName_FirstName_Title_Medium_Size.jpeg. Example: Mane_J_Title_Acrylic_20x30.jpg.

Acceptable Mediums & Sizes

Painting, drawing, pastels, inks, pencil, encaustic, photography, mixed media and digital art.

Awards

Cash awards may be given to the top three (3) winners.

The First Place winner will be the Featured Artists on the website for the duration of the exhibition. Winners will receive extensive online publicity and promotion.

Depending on the number and quality of all submissions received, Honorable Mention awards may also be given.

Winning artists will receive a digital award certificate.

The artists will be promoted on the website, in online press releases to hundreds of outlets, in online event calendars, art news websites, and through the gallery’s extensive social media outlets.

Links to the artist's website will be listed on the exhibition page and should result in increased traffic to the artist's website.

J. Mane Gallery's objective is to promote the artists, worldwide, to art professionals, galleries, collectors and buyers.

J. Mane Gallery utilizes the Submittable platform to receive, process and jury all competition entries.

Artists who submit an entry and images to J. Mane Gallery must agree to J. Mane Gallery's Terms Of Service, and Competition Rules.

 

Deadline: 
09/03/2021

Entry Fee:

Fee Detail: 
5 entries for $20
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