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NEW GALLERY IN HONG KONG IS LOOKING FOR WOMEN ARTISTS

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OPEN CALLS FOR ARTIST

We currently have 3 open calls:

1. Group On-Line Exhibition: Intimists 4. (emerging artists) exhibition period 15 September - 14 October 2019

2. Group On-Line Exhibition: Intimists 5. (mid-career artists) exhibition period 1 December - 30 December 2019

3. Personal On-Line Exhibition: from 1 November 2019 exhibition period onward

We will give priority to women artists, (but will not exclude men artists).

Opened to mid-career and emerging artists. In Painting, Drawing, Printmaking, Photography, Mixed Media, Digital Art, Sculpture, Ceramics, Textiles, Video, Performance, Sound, Writing.

This is an opportunity for all those artists who are already international artists or for all those who have the ambition to work internationally-globally or have a wish to exhibit and create in the booming parts of Asia...

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"Intimists 4" (emerging artists) exhibition period 15 September  - 14 October 2019  -  online

DEADLINE: 20 July 2019

Categories: Painting, Drawing, Printmaking, Photography, Mixed Media, Digital Art, Sculpture, Ceramics, Textiles.

We look for the artists who work alone without assistants, who's work has intimacy, that we can feel the person behind it, the touch and the closeness, someone's hand, that individual touch. As communication now days is all on the phone and the Internet, we want to reach out for something more personal.

We will give priority to woman artists with at least B.A. Fine Art Degree who had a solid track record of working hard and exhibiting over the years. Who's work is in important collections and who show that they are here to stay.

We will also give priority to women artists that belong to more than one culture due to parents, birth, migration, travel...

Everybody can apply. If selected, there are some exhibition fees, listed below that you will be asked to pay in the 3 days after our positive answer. If your works are sold, the fees will be returned to you. In the opposite case we will donate them to charity, governmental art institutions in Asia that we support. Preference will be given to those works that are bigger in size, more valuable and numerous.

 

-up to 100 x 100 cm 29 Euros for first work, 25 Euros for second work, 19 Euros for third work, 10 Euros for the 4th and 5th work.

-up to 150 x 150 cm 39 Euros for first work, 35 Euros for second work, 25 Euros for third work, 10 Euros for the 4th and 5th work.

-above 150 x 150 cm 49 Euros for first work, 45 Euros for second work, 29 Euros for third work, 15 Euros for the 4th and 5th work.

We will do an extensive global promotion of your exhibition on our web site, social media and YouTube, offering your works to a huge global audience and will still be selling your exhibition on our site until 3 months after your exhibition is over (negotiable).

We will make a catalog of your exhibition that will sell on Blurb.com and on Amazon.com. The catalog will outlive the exhibition.

We ask 50% commission from our sold works.

You don't need to send us your artwork to Hong Kong. You can keep them at home. When they sell, we will send you the courier to pick them up. You will only need to pack them well. You will be paid 30 days after the collector receives your work.

Application fee is 15 Euros. Please, use our email lafeniceart@yandex.com for payments with PayPal.

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"Intimists 5" (mid-career artists) exhibition period 1 December - 30 December - online

DEADLINE: 20 July 2019

Categories: Painting, Drawing, Printmaking, Photography, Mixed Media, Digital Art, Sculpture, Ceramics, Textiles.

We are looking for the artists who work alone without assistants, who's work has intimacy, that we can feel the person behind it, the touch and the closeness, someone's hand, that individual touch. As communication now days is all on the phone and the Internet, we want to reach out for something more personal.

We will give priority to woman artists with at least B.A. Fine Art Degree who had a solid track record of working hard and exhibiting over the years. Who's work is in important collections and who show that they are here to stay.

You can be of any age as long as you are an emerging artist.

We will also give priority to women artists that belong to more than one culture due to parents, birth, migration, travel...

Preference will be given to those works that are bigger in size, more valuable and numerous.

Everybody can apply. If selected, there are some exhibition fees, listed below that you will be asked to pay in the 3 days after our positive answer. If your works are sold, the fees will be returned to you. In the opposite case we will donate them to charity, governmental art institutions in Asia that we support. Preference will be given to those works that are bigger in size, more valuable and numerous.

-up to 100 x 100 cm 29 Euros for first work, 25 Euros for second work, 19 Euros for third work, 10 Euros for the 4th and 5th work.

-up to 150 x 150 cm 39 Euros for first work, 35 Euros for second work, 25 Euros for third work, 10 Euros for the 4th and 5th work.

-above 150 x 150 cm 49 Euros for first work, 45 Euros for second work, 29 Euros for third work, 15 Euros for the 4th and 5th work.

We will do an extensive global promotion of your exhibition on our web site, social media and YouTube, offering your works to a huge global audience and will still be selling your exhibition on our site until 3 months after your exhibition is over (negotiable).

We will make a catalog of your exhibition that will sell on Blurb.com and on Amazon.com. The catalog will outlive the exhibition.

We ask 50% commission from our sold works.

You don't need to send us your artwork to Hong Kong. You can keep them at home. When they sell, we will send you the courier to pick them up. You will only need to pack them well. You will be paid 30 days after the collector receives your work.

Application fee is 15 Euros. Please, use our email lafeniceart@yandex.com for payments with PayPal.

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Solo Show (emerging and mid-career artists) for exhibitions

from 1 November 2019 onward. Online.

DEADLINE: 20 July 2019

Categories: Painting, Drawing, Printmaking, Photography, Mixed Media, Digital Art, Sculpture, Ceramics, Textiles, Video, Performance, Sound.

We are looking for the artists who work alone without assistants, who's work has intimacy, that we can feel the person behind it, the touch and the closeness, someone's hand, that individual touch. As communication now days is all on the phone and the Internet, we want to reach out for something more personal.

We will give priority to woman artists with at least B.A. Fine Art Degree who had a solid track record of working hard and exhibiting over the years. Who's work is in important collections and who show that they are here to stay.

You can be of any age as long as you are an emerging artist.

We will also give priority to women artists that belong to more than one culture due to parents, birth, migration, travel...

Preference will be given to those works that are bigger in size, more valuable and to those artists who choose longer exhibition periods.

Everybody can apply. If selected, there are some exhibition fees, listed below that you will be asked to pay in the 3 days after our positive answer. If your works are sold and we (the gallery) make least Euros1500 for a 1 month show, the fees will be returned to you. In the opposite case we will donate them to charity, governmental art institutions in Asia that we support. Preference will be given to those works that are bigger in size, more valuable and numerous.

1. a one month exhibition is Euros550

We will do an extensive global promotion of your exhibition on our web site, social media and YouTube, offering your works to a huge global audience and will still be selling your exhibition on our site until 3 months after your exhibition is over (negotiable).

We will make a catalog of your exhibition that will sell on Blurb.com and on Amazon.com. The catalog will outlive the exhibition.

We ask 50% commission from our sold works.

You don't need to send us your artwork to Hong Kong. You can keep them at home. When they sell, we will send you the courier to pick them up. You will only need to pack them well. You will be paid 30 days after the collector receives your work.

Application fee is 15 Euros. Please, use our email lafeniceart@yandex.com for payments with PayPal.

Deadline: 
07/20/2019

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[Extended] KAUNAS PHOTO 2019 Open Call & KAUNAS PHOTO STAR Award

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KAUNAS PHOTO is the longest-running annual photographic festival in the Baltic States, based in Kaunas, Lithuania, since 2004. Maintaining its strong international character, KAUNAS PHOTO is a platform of priemieres of emerging talents.

KAUNAS PHOTO festival announces an Open Call for its 16th edition, inviting photographers to propose their works and offering exhibiting opportunities as well as participation at New KAUNAS PHOTO STAR Award, consisting of a solo exhibition at the largest photography gallery in the Baltic States, Kaunas Photography Gallery and a 2500 EUR monetary prize.

KAUNAS PHOTO festival opening events will start on September 5 and 6, 2019.

Who can submit? What works are expected?

For inclusion into the festival, works on the theme “Digital – Virtual – Real”, exploring the lifestyles impacted by digital technologies, are welcome. All styles, genres of photography focusing on processes, consequences of digitized lifestyle, data flow, communication, cyber-crime and -security, machine learning, surveillance, automation, etc. Works created benefitting of digital technologies, such as VR, AR are equally welcome.

KAUNAS PHOTO STAR 2019 Award is topic free. Any solidly built photographic story or a robust conceptual, aesthetic work presentable in a series of 12-15 images is accepted. If video, VR, AR materials submitted, or they are inseparable part of a project, the set of 12-15 staticimages must be accompanied by links to youtube or vimeo addresses, included in the description of work. Images can be screenshots or views of exhibition installations. No single images, please.

All Photographers/Artists, regardless of their age, nationality and place of residence are invited to submit work. KAUNAS PHOTO festival is known for its focus on documentary, but all styles, genres and approaches to photography are accepted and exhibited. Both completed works and those in progress can are welcomed.

Photographers/Artists with KAUNAS PHOTO STAR Award in focus, should ask themselves – “is my work ready for a space of 200 square metres?”.

If Photographers / Artists wish that their works remain unpublished until the festival a „DO NOT SHARE ON SOCIAL NETWORKS“ note should be included.

Deadline EXTENDED – July 19, 2019, 23:59 entrant’s local time. No extensions.

Photographers/Artists are encouraged to enter works as early as possible, since the festival curatorial team will be reviewing and studying submissions as soon as they will be arriving.

Thematic program and a topic-free competition

Photographers/Artists submitting works to Open Call can be enrolled in Kaunas Photo 2019 in the following ways:

  • [entries on the theme “Digital – Virtual – Real”] can be included into KAUNAS PHOTO festival program: Outdoor exhibitions, presented in squares in Kaunas, Exhibitions in galleries and Projection events; the central thematic exhibition at the M.Žilinskas Art Gallery of the National M.K.Čiurlionis Art Museum and other museum/gallery spaces;
  • [theme not obligatory] KAUNAS PHOTO STAR Award – Finalist’s and Winner’s exhibitions.
  • The team of decision-making curators on the Jury panel will review all entries and eventually give them exposure through their platforms, institutions and networks.

The New KAUNAS PHOTO STAR Award with 2500 EUR prize

The KAUNAS PHOTO STAR tradition started in 2010, awarding the best participant of portfolio reviews with a solo exhibition at Kaunas Photography Gallery and paying respect to a probable future star of photography. Since 2018, the KAUNAS PHOTO STAR Winner also receives a 2500 EUR prize. Possible income tax obligations, eventually imposed by the country of citizenship of the Winner, will be his/her responsibility. In Lithuania, this prize is tax-exempt.

Open Call from KAUNAS PHOTO festival is followed by the Jury work that will select the shortlist of Finalists. All the shortlisted Photographers/Artists will have their exhibitions at the festival in 2019. The number of Finalists will be recommended by the festival and decided by the Jury. The Winner, selected from the Finalists by a joint board of curators of KAUNAS PHOTO festival and Kaunas Photography Gallery, will celebrate his/her exhibition at Kaunas Photography Gallery and receive the monetary prize. The decision regarding the Winner cannot be appealed.

The exhibitions of both, Finalists’ and the Winner’s works will open on Friday, September 6, 2019. The KAUNAS PHOTO STAR 2019 Winner is only revealed upon opening of the doors of Kaunas Photography Gallery.

Every KAUNAS PHOTO STAR 2019 Finalist agrees:

  • to provide the festival with a set of 20 – 35 digital files of print quality and additional materials, if needed: texts, materials for installations, etc. The materials will serve for detailed assessment of projects in the progress of selection of the Winner, as well as for the production of the exhibition, if such decision is taken between KAUNAS PHOTO festival and the Photographer/Artist;
  • to provide information about existing physical exhibitions of works submitted to the Open Call and technical data for logistics, insurance. Based on designated exhibition spaces and other criteria, the festival will either cover the transportation and insurance fees of existing exhibition or produce the exhibition in Lithuania from digital files, provided by the Photographer/Artist;
  • to propose possible ways of exhibiting his or her work, but accept the final decisions of the exhibition architects of KAUNAS PHOTO festival;
  • that no site-specific or content information about Finalists’ exhibitions will be disclosed until the date and hours of the exhibition openings.

Every KAUNAS PHOTO STAR 2019 Finalist is entitled to:

  • a travel allowance of up to 150 EUR, in return to proof of travel expenses, such as tickets, invoices, receipts of payment, bearing amounts paid, dates of travel, name of the traveller. The allowance is payable during / after the visit to Kaunas. Citizens of European Union countries will receive travel allowance payments via bank transfers;
  • a minimum of two nights of hotel accommodation in Kaunas at a hotel booked by the festival.

The KAUNAS PHOTO STAR 2019 Winner receives:

  • a solo exhibition at Kaunas Photography Gallery (200 sq. metres), produced or, if exhibition exists and responds to necessary criteria, transported and ensured at expense of KAUNAS PHOTO festival;
  • a monetary prize of 2500 EUR, payable to the Winner’s bank account, after the opening of the exhibition at Kaunas Photography Gallery, but not later than October 31, 2019.

Jury Members:

  • Fred Boucher – Photaumnales festival and Usimage Biennale (Clermont/Beauvais, France), Director
  • Claude Goulet – Photo Gaspésie (Quebec, Canada), Director
  • Ieva Meilutė-Svinkūnienė – Independent Curator (Vilnius, Lithuania)
  • Anna Dannemann – The Photographers’ Gallery (London, UK), Senior Curator
  • Grzegorz Jarmocewicz – InterPhoto festival (Bialystok, Poland), Art Director
  • Kristin Kern – Fotografisk Center (Copenhagen, Denmark), Director
  • Donatas Stankevičius – Kaunas Photography Gallery (Lithuania), Curator
  • Gintaras Česonis – Kaunas Photography Gallery (Lithuania), Director
  • Mindaugas Kavaliauskas – KAUNAS PHOTO festival (Lithuania), Founder & Director

Previous Winners of KAUNAS PHOTO STAR Award who have held their exhibitions at Kaunas Photography Gallery:

  • Simon Menner (Germany, 2018)
  • Mayumi Suzuki (Japan, 2017)
  • Julien Lombardi (France, 2016)
  • Jeniffer Thoreson (USA, 2015)
  • Andrejs Strokins (Latvia, 2013)
  • Andrei Liankevich (Belarus, 2012)
  • Luca Zanier (Switzerland, 2011)
  • Eric Lusito (France, 2010)

Simon Menner’s opening speech in his exhibition at KAUNAS PHOTOGRAPHY GALLERY. September 1, 2018 © Gintarė Žaltauskaitė

Simon Menner’s opening speech in his exhibition at KAUNAS PHOTOGRAPHY GALLERY. September 1, 2018 © Gintarė Žaltauskaitė

Inclusion into KAUNAS PHOTO festival program

If selected to exhibit at KAUNAS PHOTO festival, Photographers/Artists will be contacted personally. Their names will not appear on KAUNAS PHOTO web site until the announcement of the program of the festival.

In most cases, the works are produced to match site-specific settings at the expense of the festival. If the artists’ works are available to be transported, are in reasonable distance within the EU and match the general idea of exhibition and space in Kaunas, the festival covers transportation and insurance of works.

Non-Finalist artists, included in the KAUNAS PHOTO festival program, are entitled to a hotel accommodation for at least 2 days in Kaunas (at festival’s chosen hotel), only in cases when they are available to be present at exhibition openings or purposely arranged guided tours. A modest contribution to travel costs is offered to all participants of exhibitions, payable after the completion of the trip to Kaunas and based on invoices, receipts.

KAUNAS PHOTO 2019 Timetable

June 14 – July 19, 23:59 – Entrant’s local time – Open Call for entries;
July 16 – Announcement of the Shortlist of Finalists on KaunasPhoto.com and festival’s social profiles
July 26 – last day for Finalists to transfer 30-40 hi-res images to the festival for exhibition preparations;
From end of June – outdoor exhibitions across Kaunas;
September 5 – Openings of exhibitions on the topic “Digital – Virtual – Real”
September 6 – Openings of KAUNAS PHOTO STAR 2019 exhibition, including the Winner;
Until October 6, 2019 – Artist talks, screenings, educational events.

Author’s rights and other legal aspects

While submitting works to the KAUNAS PHOTO 2019 open call via LensCulture, a photographer declares that he/she is the only owner of the economic author’s rights to the pictures submitted. Photographer agrees that the pictures submitted can be reproduced in materials and forms of artistic or media presentation of KAUNAS PHOTO festival outcomes, such as flyers, invitation cards, post cards, posters, catalogs, projections, slideshows, web sites, including but not limited to that of KAUNAS PHOTO festival for unlimited time in unlimited territory without any royalty payments. Entrants accept their responsibility for the right to the image of persons, models, places, objects or trade marks appearing in the pictures submitted to KAUNAS PHOTO festival.

KAUNAS PHOTO festival does not limit the photographers’ /artists’ moral or economic rights to promote, broadcast, exhibit, publish and sell their works submitted to KAUNAS PHOTO festival’s Open Call.

Prints produced by KAUNAS PHOTO festival, can be either left at the festival’s collection or destroyed after the exhibition, based on the decision of the Photographer/Artist.

In 2017, ”The Nemunas Journey” exhibition by Vitus Saloshanka (Belarus/Germany), partly created during two Residencies provided by KAUNAS PHOTO (2015 and 2017), after the first show during the festival in 2017, was presented at Prienai Cultural Centre and Prospektas Gallery of Photography in Vilnius, with artist being present to all opening events, trips & accommodation covered by the inviting parties. In 2019, this exhibition goes to “InterPhoto” festival in Bialystok, Poland. The artist is reinvited. This is just one example of works living on after KAUNAS PHOTO.

About KAUNAS PHOTO festival

KAUNAS PHOTO aims to be the stage for the future stars of photography. Being a part of Photo Festival Union and Festivals Of Light Organization, KAUNAS PHOTO festival is the longest-running photographic festival in the Baltic states is a platform for dialogue around contemporary photographic creation between North and South, East and West.

KAUNAS PHOTO is co-funded by Lithuanian Council for Culture and Kaunas Municipality.
KAUNAS PHOTO STAR partners: Kaunas Photography GalleryLensCulture.

Enter works until July 19, 2019 (23:59 your local time) via LensCulture

LensCulture is a global community of photographers and industry professionals. As one of the world’s largest online destinations for discovering contemporary photography, LensCulture also provides some of the best opportunities for global exposure, international recognition, ongoing learning and creative development. LensCulture is committed to inspiring and empowering its thriving community of over 2.5 million, across 145 countries and in 15 languages around the world.

Deadline: 
07/19/2019

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25€
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The Soho Art Show NYC - OPEN CALL FOR ARTISTS TO PARTICIPATE

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ART SHOW & VIP RECEPTION DATE: Saturday, June 1, 2019

ARTIST REGISTRATION DEADLINE 
Thursday, April 4, 2019

ELIGIBILITY 
Open to all Visual Artists: Space is limited to 30 artists, please register today to ensure your participation.

Invitation to Artists: Dacia Gallery invites emerging and established artists to register and participate in The SOHO Art Show, organized by Dacia Gallery in New York City at an incredible venue. We are looking for new talented artists to exhibit. The gallery will advertise and promote the selected artists and host a formal reception and art party for The SOHO Art Show.

The Exhibition and Art Party: The exhibition will take place on Saturday, June 1, 2019. Opening hours: 1:00pm to 11:00pm. Dacia Gallery will host a formal Opening Reception & Exhibition presenting your work in a group show that is open to the public.

Venue: The SOHO Art Show will take place at 195 Chrystie St. between Stanton and Rivington St. The venue is an incredible art exhibition space. Each artist will be given a 6 foot wide by 10 foot high wall wall to exhibit their work. This is a prime location for all the major art galleries in SOHO and the Lower East Side of Manhattan.

 

Deadline: 
04/04/2019
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CALL FOR ENTRIES: L'ALTERNATIVA (BARCELONA)

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This year l’Alternativa celebrates its 26th edition. For 26 years we've been offering filmgoers, filmmakers and industry professionals a unique opportunity to discover and enjoy screenings and activities that value creative freedom, diversity, innovation, commitment and thought-provoking reflection.

The Call for entries for the next edition is now open!
International and national competition for feature and short films, including fiction, non fiction, animation and experimental. 
Cash prizes

L’Alternativa will take place from 11-17 November 2019.
The main venue is the Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB). 
 

Deadline: 
07/01/2019
Fee Detail: 
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Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2019 Now Open-Awards & International Showcases

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Edinburgh Short Film Festival 2019 Now Open-Awards & International Showcases

Featuring the best short films of 2019 at international film festivals 

We're screening 8 nights of short film at cinemas across Edinburgh in 2019 

Presenting awards and trophies for the best films selected by our jury for  Best Film, & Best Animation & Best Scottish Short!

This year, we're  also excited to be programming films and film partnerships for our 2019 partners: 

DC Independent Film Festival (Washington)
The Adriatic Film Festival
The Sardinia Film Festival 
Fastnet Film Festival 
Firenze FilmCorti (Florence)
Puppet Animation Scotland
Edinburgh Printmakers 

Max Length 25 minutes, international films welcomed, all genres eligible.
 

Deadline: 
06/24/2019
Fee Detail: 
$16
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Open Call for Women Artists - Group Exhibition in NYC

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Eligibility: Open to all Women Artists in all media and forms of art. 

Exhibition Dates: February 16 - March 2, 2019 

Dacia Gallery invites women artists to submit artwork for an opportunity to participate in our upcoming Group Exhibition on Women Artists for 2019. We are looking for a diverse body of artwork in all mediums and styles, this will be a mixed group show of all recent artwork created by contemporary women artists, exhibiting what they are working on today. The gallery will advertise and promote the selected artists for the exhibitions and host a formal Opening Reception for the exhibition, including an Artist Talk during the opening reception. If you are looking for gallery representation and to have a Show in New York City, submit your art that we may discover your compelling work and present it to the public, gallery directors, curators and collectors. This exhibition is dedicated to the spirit of all women in the arts.

 

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