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Call for Artist Submissions: Crocker Art Museum Art Auction Season 2022

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The Crocker Art Museum is looking for artists to submit works for the upcoming Art Auction Season -- a highly anticipated Sacramento tradition. Last year’s virtual and in-person auctions drew an incredible audience of more than 3 million viewers and 1,000+ bidders from around the world. This can be attributed to the high-quality art contributed by regionally and nationally recognized artists and using an online platform that reaches the broadest possible audience.

The success of these auctions is due to the collective generosity of artists near and far, and we are excited to see what works are submitted for both the Art Auction and Big Names, Small Art (BNSA). To participate in what has truly become an international event, follow the submission instructions below.

Art Auction features a silent auction open to a global audience on Bidsquare, as well as an in-person Live Auction Event. Artists whose works are selected will be included in a special exhibition at the Crocker—on view May 26 to June 4, 2022—and be featured prominently in an Art Auction catalogue distributed to more than 10,000 households. Artists may choose to keep 50% of the proceeds from the sale of their work or donate 100% of the sale to the Museum. All artists donating 100% will receive recognition of the donation in the Art Auction catalogue and a complimentary Family level membership.

Big Names Small Art (BNSA) draws a large audience of new and seasoned art collectors. The event features a silent auction of small-scale pieces (all 12 x 12 inches or less). Each bid begins at $25, regardless of the work’s market value, which creates an environment of fast-paced, friendly competition. All proceeds from BNSA sales benefit the Crocker’s education programs and exhibitions. Artists must be 18 years or older to submit a work.

The silent auction and BNSA will be held virtually on Bidsquare, with bidding scheduled to open in mid-May and to close the weekend of June 4–5. In addition, a small selection of artworks will be featured in a socially distanced Live Art Auction Event at the Museum on Saturday, June 4.

Thank you for considering this opportunity. Your support of these events helps the Crocker bring exciting exhibitions and programs to Sacramento.

Click HERE to view the submission guidelines. Deadline February 28,2022

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28/February/2022

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Chianciano Biennale 2022

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Chianciano Biennale is organised by the Chianciano Art Museum. The exhibition showcases contemporary art selected from all around the world presented across a stunning network of 13 distinct art galleries and museum spaces.

The Chianciano Biennale is located in the heart of Tuscany, taking place from Saturday 6th - Sunday 28th August 2022. The Chianciano Art Museum has been showcasing thousands of international artworks for over a decade, making this 2022 exhibition the 7th edition of the Biennale. 

The Chianciano Biennale is a part of a network comprising the thirteen Clancianum Galleries and the Art Museum in the town of Chianciano, all coordinated by Gagliardi Gallery. During the 2022 Biennale, artists and attendees alike will roam through the galleries to soak up the permanent collections, the Biennale and other summer exhibitions on display in Chianciano. The cluster of galleries are located up on the hill of the Medieval Old Town, falling back on stretches of the rich green and gold landscape that Tuscany breathes.

Encompassing over 100 artists and artworks, the Chianciano Biennale artworks will be meticulously hung across a cluster of the Clancianum Galleries and the Art Museum. The remaining walls of the Clancianum Galleries and the Art Museum will glow with a showcasing of seven other exhibitions ranging from Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec at the Savoy Gallery to Giorgio Armani at the Chelsea Gallery. The full list of exhibitions and their details can be found on the Chianciano Biennale website. 

There are no submission requirements for the Chianciano Biennale, the applications are open to all living artists without discrimination and wholly on the basis of the artwork itself. Great art has never been limited to established powers, therefore our application process is the same- no requirements, just submit the artwork you feel best represents you. 

The selection process is rigorous and allows critics and collectors to admire works of excellent quality both in the Art Museum and in the Clancianum Galleries, where contemporary art creates a magnificent contrast with the historic architecture of the medieval town.

To truly honour the dynamic talent of contemporary artists, the Chianciano Biennale offers sixteen awards. A grand total of €2500 will be prized to the artist with the judged best work. Others include being exhibited at the prestigious London Art Biennale 2023, Chianciano Biennale’s sister exhibition, or an artist critique written by the organisation International Confederation of Art Critics. 

Longevity and influence are married at the Chianciano Biennale and provide an unmissable platform for artists to further their career in an international setting. The hundreds of attendees are made up of critics, international artists, collectors and above all, a new audience and atmosphere to let your artworks expand in.

To participate in the Chianciano Biennale please visit the Artist Submission page on the Chianciano Biennale website.

Prizes Details: 

No artist can receive more than one prize and no prize will be awarded to more than one artist:

  • Cash prize: € 2500 to be awarded to the best work selected by the Chianciano Art Museum
  • Five artists will be automatically approved / selected to participate in the London Art Biennale 2023
  • Ten artists will receive professional art critique from the International Confederation of Art Critics
Deadline: 
31/May/2022

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40 euros
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F11: Digital Paintings for Full Screen

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Derfner Judaica Museum + The Art Collection invites artists to submit work for an upcoming virtual exhibition, “F11: Digital Paintings for Full Screen.” Submissions should be digital paintings on any theme intended to be viewed exclusively in a virtual space. "F11" refers to the function key that opens full screen viewing in most internet browsers. In the Covid era when many art spaces are closed or open at limited capacity, online exhibitions have become ubiquitous. Such exhibitions have utilized diverse platforms to display physical artwork that would normally be seen in-person at art fairs, museums and galleries. "F11" inverts this practice: It features art created to be viewed exclusively in a digital format and exhibited virtually.

A successful applicant's work will consider the technical strategies unique to the medium of digital painting that do not simply replicate traditional painting. These may include using customized tablet brushes, pre-made brush sets, choosing whether or not to “undo” a paint stroke, the use of layers, color palette options and the process of how these elements are applied to a digital canvas.

Selected artists will receive a $400 honorarium. Applicants must be 18 years or older at time of submission.

Derfner Judaica Museum + The Art Collection is a non-profit, non-sectarian art museum and gallery on the campus of the Hebrew Home at Riverdale in the northwest Bronx in New York City. For more information about the Museum, visit www.riverspringliving.org/art.

No email submissions. Please submit via linked form in this listing.

Deadline: 
13/February/2021

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58th Annual Juried Competition

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58th Annual Juried Competition at the Masur Museum of Art

The Masur Museum of Art in Monroe, Louisiana invites contemporary artists working in any medium to enter the 58th Annual Juried Competition. Best in Show receives $1,000, and total awards are $3,200. Entry fee is $10/artwork (min 2/max 5 artworks). Online entry deadline: December 3, 2020 at 5pm CST. The exhibition will be on view in our historic building from February 25 – May 8, 2021 with an opening reception TBA. This year, work will be judged by Dr. Kelli Morgan: independent curator, historian, and culture critic!

Deadline is 5pm Central on December 3, 2020.

Open to any artist 18+ living in the United States. Work must have been completed after Dec 1, 2018. 

Prize summary: 
$3,200 total in cash prizes!
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$3,200 total in cash awards. Best in Show receives $1,000, with other awards determined by Juror. There is also a People's Choice Award ($200) determined by visitor voting, and a Best Packed ($100), picked by exhibitions staff!

Deadline: 
03/December/2020

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$10/artwork (minimum 2, maximum 5)
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Call out: Both Sides Now with Fatima Al Qadiri

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We’re looking for emerging female musicians, producers, visual artists and performance artists to take part in this exciting cross-artform residency led by composer, producer and conceptual artist Fatima Al Qadiri, developed in collaboration with curator and researcher Amal Khalaf.

Based at the People’s History Museum in Manchester across four days (9-12 July), you’ll collaborate to create new work inspired by the current exhibition Represent! Voices 100 Years Onwhich reflects on those who campaigned for better representation (most famously the suffragettes) and asks ‘How far have we really come in 100 years?’ 

The residency will culminate in a live showcase performance as part of ‘Radical Lates’ at the museum on Thursday 12 July.

This opportunity is aimed at musicians, producers or artists at the beginning of their career who are looking to develop their creative practice – and would benefit from working alongside experienced and established artists.

“The works of the greatest artists in contemporary times are effectively large-scale collaborative works. Glance at the credits of any major album, solo exhibition or film and you’ll see that timelessness is seldom a solo pursuit. The objective of this residency is to work together with artists to leave the self behind and be open to the possibilities that occur when working collaboratively.” – Fatima Al Qadiri

To apply you must be:

  • 18+
  • Female, or identify as female (we use an inclusive definition of ‘women’ and ‘female’, welcoming participants who may identify as non-binary, cis-gendered, or trans)
  • Based in Greater Manchester and surrounding area 
  • Available between 9-12 July

Deadline: Monday 25 June, midnight

Notification for successful applicants: Friday 29 June 

Successful participants will receive £20 per day to help towards the cost of travel and food.

For more information contact Lucy Scott at lucys@brightersound.com / 0161 830 3899

This residency is part of Both Sides Now – our initiative to support, inspire and showcase women in music across the North of England.

*We’re committed to supporting and meeting the needs of people with learning difficulties or disabilities. If you require the application in a different format or have difficulty completing your application online, please call us to discuss alternative options on 0161 830 3899.

 

About Fatima Al Qadiri 

Fatima Al Qadiri is a Kuwaiti music producer and artist. She has released music as a solo artist on Hyperdub, UNO NYC and Fade to Mind, and as a member of Future Brown on Warp. She is also a member of the collective GCC, whose work has been shown at MoMA PS1, Berlin Biennale and Sharjah Art Foundation. Her writing has appeared in Bidoun, Frieze and DIS. 

About Amal Khalaf

Amal Khalaf is a curator and researcher currently Projects Curator at the Serpentine Galleries, London where she has been working on the Edgware Road Project since its inception in 2009. Here and in other contexts she has commissioned and developed residencies, exhibitions, workshops and collaborative research projects at the intersection of art and the commons. She is a founding member of artist collective GCC, the Commissioning Editor of Projects for Ibraaz, as well as a trustee for the Crossway Foundation and not/no.w.here. In 2016 she co-directed the 10th edition of the Global Art Forum, Art Dubai.

Deadline: 
25/June/2018
Fee Detail: 
Free

Artquest - The Horniman Residency

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Artquest, in partnership with the Horniman, are offering a research residency for one London based artist to focus on our collections (Anthropology, Aquarium and Animal Walk, Archive, Butterfly House, Natural History, Gardens or Musical Instruments). The residency includes an award of £3000 to engage with the work and collections of the museum, an additional award of £850 towards a public facing event showcasing the thinking and research undertaken during the residency and privileged access to museum’s music collection objects and curators. We particularly welcomes applications from artists with a participatory or socially engaged practice.

Deadline: 
13/August/2018
Fee Detail: 
none

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