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British Wildlife Open

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ACEARTS AND SOMERSET WILDLIFE TRUST ARE WORKING IN PARTNERSHIP TO ORGANISE A NEW BRITISH WILDLIFE OPEN EXHIBITION TO SHOWCASE SOME OF THE BEST CONTEMPORARY ART INSPIRED BY BRITAIN’S DIVERSE WILDLIFE.

We hope this exhibition will inspire more people to enjoy and appreciate the wildlife to be found in Somerset and beyond.

BRITISH WILDLIFE OPEN 2018
CALL FOR ENTRIES

THE BRITISH WILDLIFE OPEN IS A NEW EXHIBITION TO CELEBRATE THE BEST OF BRITISH WILDLIFE ART. BOTH ESTABLISHED, EMERGING AND AMATEUR ARTISTS, WHETHER THEY ARE LIVING IN SOMERSET, ELSEWHERE IN BRITAIN OR THE WORLD, ARE INVITED TO ENTER UP TO FIVE WORKS WHICH DEPICT BRITISH WILDLIFE.

We encourage artists working in all media (including photography) to enter original artworks. All works must be available to purchase during the exhibition, which will take place 6 October to 3 November 2018 at ACEarts, Somerton.

Submissions

Submissions can be made via our online form here.

Each artist may submit up to five works (painting, sculpture, photography, printmaking etc). Each entry requires a good quality photograph of the original work (8x10 inch print on photographic paper if by post) or online submission (JPG max 5MB). Each photograph must be clearly labelled on the back with artist name, title of work, media used and price (including 45% commission). If you wish us to return your photograph please enclose a SAE. If your work is selected you will be asked to send a high resolution image for print purposes.

Entry form and fee

The entry form must be completed and returned with the entry fee: £10 per work. Fees may be paid by BACS for the credit of Art Care Education, account number 60032464, sort code 60-80-06 and please include the name of the artist as a reference, or by cheque payable to Art Care Education and please write the name of the artist on the back.

All entry forms, cheques/payment by BACS and submissions, whether via the website or by post, must be received by ACEarts at British Wildlife Open 2018, ACEarts, Market Place, Somerton, Somerset TA11 7NB by Friday 4 May 2018.

Selection process

Selection will be made by:
Simon King OBE, Wildlife film-maker and Patron, Somerset Wildlife Trust
Stewart Geddes PRWA, President, Royal West of England Academy
Frank Martin, Trustee, ACEarts
Nina Gronw-Lewis, Curator, ACEarts
Katie Arber, Director of Fundraising and Marketing, Somerset Wildlife Trust

http://www.acearts.co.uk/britishwildlifeopen.html

 

Deadline: 
05/04/2018
Fee Detail: 
£10 per work

Call for Artists "New Beginnings" Art Exhibition

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Call for Artists "New Beginnings" exhibition, Manhattan Arts International

Manhattan Arts International announces its Call for Artists for its annual “New Beginnings” online exhibition. We invite artists from around the world to submit their  images. All subjects, styles, sizes and mediums are welcome.

Widespread Promotion: “New Beginnings” at https://www.manhattanarts.com will be widely publicized across our several social media networks, announced in the Manhattan Arts International weekly subscription-based e-newsletter, promoted on The Healing Power of ART & ARTISTS, Renée Phillips The Artrepreneur Coach, Artweek.com, and several other art websites and blogs.

Exhibition dates: January 20 – March 20, 2018

Entry deadline: January 8, 2018

Eligibility: All artists 18 years or older, from all origins, who have their own website.

Media: All 2-D and 3-D media including drawings, paintings, printmaking, photography, digital art, sculpture, works on paper, wood, glass, ceramics, fiber art, mixed media and installation. No video/film.

Curator: Renée Phillips, Director of Manhattan Arts International.
Judging Criteria: “The goal will be to show a wide variety of styles and media and artistic interpretations — feelings, ideas and topics  related to “New Beginnings” — that occur in nature and the human experience. I will be seeking artists who show originality, mastery of their media, and reflect the theme through their art and artist’s statements.”

Manhattan Arts International Awards
50 Artists will be selected for this online exhibition: One entry image from each artist selected will be shown with their statement and link to their website.
10 Artists will receive an Award of Excellence
40 Artists will receive an Award of Merit

First Place Award
An article about the artist will appear in the Manhattan Arts International Articles section. The artist will have their art displayed on the home page top banner and will be promoted across social media networks and in the Manhattan Arts International subscription-based email newsletter. An article about the artist will be featured on Artweek.com a website that attracts 280,000 visitors each month.

More Awards
Publicity and consultation awards will be presented by James Bacchi, co-owner of ArtHaus gallery; Carolyn Edlund, ArtsyShark and Art Business Institute; Nancy Reyner, international artist and author; and Renée Phillips, curator and director of Manhattan Arts International

Entry fee: $20 for 1-3 entries if submitted before November 10th. After that date the fee will be $30 for 1-3 entries.

For More Information and Online Entry Form Visit https://manhattanarts.com/call-for-artists-new-beginnings/

About Manhattan Arts International
Manhattan Arts International has been a leading advocate for under-recognized and accomplished artists from around the world since its inception in 1983. We are dedicated to promoting and rewarding artistic excellence in all styles and mediums. Under the direction of Renée Phillips, founder and director, we offer a curated artist membership program, online gallery, juried online exhibitions, and articles about art and artists. Our purpose is to promote artists to our large network of galleries, private dealers, art writers, art consultants, curators and art buyers. We provide an online platform for artists to gain exposure and recognition. We encourage visitors to go to the artists' websites, contact them directly, join them on social media, and buy their art directly from them.

Deadline: 
01/08/2018
Fee Detail: 
$20.00 for 1 to 3 entries until November 10, 2017 $30 for 1-3 entries after November 10, 2017

Call for Artists - Skies International Art Competition

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Fusion Art invites submissions for the Skies online art exhibition for the month of September 2017. 

For this competition, artists are encouraged to submit their best art and photography depicting the sky. The sky is everything that lies above the surface of the Earth, including the atmosphere and outer space. The theme includes any depiction of the skies, including clouds, rainbows, aurorae, lightning, precipitation and storms, stars, planets, moon, celestial events, the night sky, the day sky, dusk and dawn - just as long as the sky is the main focus.

The artwork can range from realism to surrealism to abstraction and all artists over the age of 18, regardless of location or experience, are encouraged to submit their best representational and nonrepresentational work.

Cash prizes and worldwide publicity and promotion for winning artists. Best in Show winners are invited to participate in the 2nd annual group show in Palm Springs in November 2017.

Please visit http://fusionartps.com/skies-art-competition-september-2017/ for the prospectus and to submit.  Deadline to enter is August 27, 2017.

Deadline: 
08/27/2017
Fee Detail: 
$25 for first 2 images / $10 for each additional image

Sketchbook West Challenge

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Sketchbook West is a unique adventure where artist sketch, draw, paint or design in tiny books.
ALL Artists who complete and return a Sketchbook will become part of this show.

A unique insight into the artist working process.
1. Artists purchase a Sketchbook and begin the creation process.
    Price is $25 for artists within the USA (Includes Sketchbook and delivery anywhere in the USA)
    Price is $35 for artists outside the USA (Includes Sketchbook and delivery anywhere outside the USA)
2. In January 2017, artists return their Sketchbooks the the gallery.
3. In April , the gallery shows ALL of the books for the ENTIRE month of April.
3a. If the artist creates a larger piece of art where the Sketchbook acted as a catalystic for creation, artists can send in an image of their art.
3b. If their art is selected, artists send their larger works to the gallery to exhibit.
4. The gallery returns the Sketchbooks to the artists.

Deadline: 
12/31/2016

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