Applications for the 2018 Voices of the Wilderness Alaskan artist residency program is now available, offering eleven different residency opportunities this upcoming summer. This is a unique opportunity for artists to be actively engaged in stewardship projects while spending time in a wilderness setting. Check out http://www.fs.usda.gov/goto/votw for past residencies. Please note that the deadline to apply has been extended to March 25, 2018.
The 2019 Tulsa Artist Fellowship application period is January 1 – March 1, 2018. TAF offers year-long fellowships to visual and literary artists with a $20,000 unrestricted stipend, living and workspace in Tulsa, OK.
Springfield Art Museum Seeks Entries For Watercolor USA 2018
The Springfield Art Museum is pleased to announce a call for entries for Watercolor USA 2018, highlighting the very best in contemporary American watermedia. This year’s exhibit will run from June 2 through August 26, 2018. The deadline to apply is March 6, 2018. Organized in 1962, this year marks the 57th year of Watercolor USA. The nationally known exhibition is open to artists from all 50 states and U.S. territories, and seeks to discover what is new and what is next in the world of American watermedia. This year’s exhibit will be judged by Kelly Kane, former Editor-In-Chief ofWatercolor Artist magazine and a leader in art publishing for more than 20 years. Approximately $20,000 in cash prizes and possible Museum purchase awards are available. Top awards include the $3,000 Kenneth M. Shuck Memorial Award, the $2,000 Greg G. Thielen Memorial Award, the $1,500 Bill Armstrong Memorial Award, and the $1,000 Robert E. Goodier Memorial Award For Traditional Transparent Watercolor, among others. Additional cash awards are generously provided by the Watercolor USA Honor Society. Artists from all 50 states and U.S. territories, ages 18 and up, who are using watermedia as critical components of their work are eligible to apply. Artists whose work pushes the boundaries of traditional aqueous media are encouraged to enter. High realism, abstraction, traditional transparent watercolor, and innovative uses of the medium are all welcomed as the exhibit continues to expand and adjust with contemporary artistic practice, including the use of nontraditional supports and mounts. For full information on entry rules, entry fees, and how to submit artwork, please visit www.sgfmuseum.org. The Springfield Art Museum is located at 1111 East Brookside Drive. Admission to the Museum is always free.
DISCOVERY CENTER – WE ARE TENNESSE Call for artist submissions for new exhibit!
In April 2018, Discovery Center will open an exhibit exploring concepts of cultural identity and what it means to be a Tennessean. Artists of all ages and mediums from Tennessee are invited to submit their work exploring the theme through representations of who we are.Artists may interpret the concept of identity in their own terms. Visual artists may approach this call through any medium; however, only a hi-resolution print of visual art (produced at the cost of the Discovery Center) will be displayed for the exhibit. Written work and multimedia files will be accepted. Submit here.
Entry deadline: March 23, 2018
Notification of selection: April 6, 2018
Opening event: April 28, 2018, 10 am – 5 pm at Discovery Center, Free and open to the public
• Artists may submit up to three (3) entries for review.
• Upon each submission, you will receive an email affirming submission. This does not guarantee acceptance into the exhibit.
• By submitting your entry, you give Discovery Center the right to publish your art for the exhibit, for any publicity regarding the exhibit, and as part of the art directory of selected artists (All credits to artist will be included). Select artists may also be highlighted on the Discovery Center website and social media pages.
• Reproductions of each work must stay on display at the Discovery Center for the life of the exhibit.
Art in The Loop: Call for Artists – Art Works Foundation will stage a new outdoor art festival called Art in The Loop, April 6th through 8th. The new festival, which will be staged in east Memphis, will replace Art Squared, and show previously staged by ArtWorks Festival in midtown Memphis. Art in The Loop will take place on a street called Ridgeway Loop. This unique site is situated in between 1.5 million square feet of high level offices and one of Memphis’ most exclusive residential areas. Art in The Loop will feature – and focus on the sale of – stellar works of art in metal, glass, clay, wood, and fiber. We will admit some 2-D including printmakers, as well as painters & photographers. The number of artists will be limited by category: from 40 to 60 artists will be admitted this first year. General Information about & the Artists’ Application for Art in The Loop appear at – https://www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=646
It’s time to submit your most creative ideas for the Arts at the Airport 2018-2019 Flying Solo Exhibition Series. The Call for Artists opens Thursday, February 1. The deadline to apply is Saturday, March 31 at midnight, Mountain Standard Time. Arts at the Airport accepts submissions through CallforEntry.org, or CaFE. There is no charge to register with CaFE, but you must set up an account in order to submit your proposal. Once registered, you may jump to the Arts at the Airport CaFE page here.
Call for Artists: Art Works Foundation will stage a new outdoor art festival called Art in The Loop, April 6th through 8th. The new festival, which will be staged in east Memphis, will replace Art Squared, and show previously staged by ArtWorks Festival in midtown Memphis. Art in The Loop will take place on a street called Ridgeway Loop. This unique site is situated in between 1.5 million square feet of high level offices and one of Memphis’ most exclusive residential areas.
Art in The Loop will feature – and focus on the sale of – stellar works of art in metal, glass, clay, wood, and fiber. We will admit some 2-D including printmakers, as well as painters & photographers. The number of artists will be limited by category: from 40 to 60 artists will be admitted this first year. General Information about & the Artists’ Application for Art in The Loop appear at – https://www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=6468
Call for Entries: Best of Tennessee Craft 2018 Exhibition. Submission deadline is June 1, 2018. Eligible crafts include basketry, clay, fiber/textiles, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media, paper, printmaking, sculpture, wood and other. Online entries may be submitted here.
Artists may submit up to three (3) craft pieces for exhibit consideration. Each piece must be represented by one image; no detail views or images depicting the same piece from multiple angles. The competition is open to all craft artists 18 years or older, who are current residents of Tennessee, including students. Work must be original, not previously exhibited at a Best of Tennessee Craft Exhibition, and within generally accepted craft media. No person shall be excluded from entry on the grounds of race, national origin, sex, disability, or age.
A single non-refundable fee of $40 ($35 for current Tennessee Craft members) for up to three (3) works, payable by check, credit or debit card, must be included at the time of application at café: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=4533