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Calls for Artists and Submissions


Member Showcase 2015/2016

Arts & Cultural Council for Greater Rochester

CAC Visual Arts Program
Chenango Arts Council

EXPO 35
b.j. spoke gallery

Small Works 2015
Main Street Arts

Northeast Ceramic Sculpture Exhibition 2015
Art Centro

Dave Brown Projects - Photography Competition 2015
Dave Brown Projects

Designing and/or Creating Glassware
Rochester Glassworks

Chenango Public Arts Initiative (PAI), Fall 2015
Chenango Arts Council

Artist-in-Residence Exchange Program
New York State / Province of Québec

Art in the Park
•Finger Lakes Art Cooperative

COMPETITIONS ARCHIVE


Link to Details and Entry Form
Member Showcase 2015/2016

The Arts & Cultural Council for Greater Rochester announces the Member Showcase 2015/2016 call for entries, an opportunity for individual visual artists to submit their original work to a juried exhibition at the Arts & Cultural Council’s Gallery 384. Please note that at the present time space for three-dimensional sculpture is limited. Click here for details and entry form.


CAC Visual Arts Program

The Chenango Arts Council (CAC) is pleased to announce the acceptance of Request for Proposals from New York State artists for exhibition in the Mariea Brown and Raymond Loft Galleries, located in CAC facilities at 27 West Main Street, Norwich, NY.  The proposal deadline is January 6th, 2016, with a jurying process occurring mid-January for exhibition in the following year. For more information on this artist opportunity, please visit our website at www.chenangoarts.org, or call the office at (607)336-2787/ARTS.


EXPO 35
b.j. spoke gallery, 299 Main Street • Huntington, NY 11743 will host EXPO 35, its 35th annual competition in the fine arts. Our juror is Mary Potter, Curatorial Assistant at the Whitney Museum of American Art.  All artists living in the United States are eligible; all fine arts media are acceptable.  We attempt to include several pieces from each winning artist, where size permits.  The award for winning is participation in a gallery show in March of 2016. The submission deadline is November 28, 2015. There is a $35 fee. To apply, see the b.j. spoke gallery website - www.bjspokegallery.com/juried-competitions/expo-35/. Applications will be made online through the CAFÉ (Call For Entry) website. For further information, see the gallery website or call 631 549-5106.


Small Works 2015

Artists are invited to submit to the 2nd annual national juried exhibition of small artwork (12 inches or smaller in any direction) at Main Street Arts in Clifton Springs, NY.
$1,000 in cash awards;
Juror: Rebecca Rafferty, Rochester arts writer; Submission deadline September 21, 2015
Submission information: http://mainstreetartsgallery.com/submissions.html


Northeast Ceramic Sculpture Exhibition 2015

Art Centro is a relatively new organization, yet we have already established the Northeast Ceramic Sculpture Exhibition (NCSE), an annual event celebrating our regional sculptors with the inaugural exhibition taking place last year. This year’s judge is Tim Rowan (www.timrowan.com) a celebrated Hudson Valley ceramicist, who will add to the prestige and notoriety of the event. The application period is June 15th through September 15th. Notification of decisions will take place in early October, exhibit opening is November 7th, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, the show will run through December 5th.

Link to application: https://artcentro.submittable.com/submit


Dave Bown Projects - Photography Competition 2015
Selection Process:
We are limiting the number of submissions. Early entries are encouraged. Previewing will occur on a daily and weekly basis by Dave Bown Projects as submissions are received.
$5,000 in Cash Prizes; Deadline  5 September 2015
Prospectus: davebownprojects.com/submissions_photo_2015.html


Designing and/or Creating Glassware
Rochester Glassworks is reaching out to local artists with a unique opportunity to design and create something wonderful. We’re soliciting quotes for the design and creation of 12 pieces of functional custom art glassware. The only parameter for design consideration which must be met is that piece(s) must be functional within the category of choice. We’re initially commissioning: Four boro glass tea cups; Three champagne flutes; Two wine glasses; Two martini glasses; One boro coffee cup
Submissions are currently being accepted with a deadline of August 31, 2015.
www.rochesterglassworks.com


Chenango Public Arts Initiative (PAI), Fall 2015

Artists of all mediums are encouraged to submit their PAI applications by the deadline of August 14 for a September 11th opening. All entries will be considered for a curated group show to be exhibited in store fronts and gallery spaces in downtown Norwich, New York.  The exhibit will remain up until October 30th. There is no fee for submission.  Artists will be notified of acceptance on a rolling basis. For more information on this artist opportunity, please visit our website at www.chenangoarts.org, or call the office at (607)336-2787/ARTS.


Artist-in-Residence Exchange Program

New York State / Province of Québec. Respondents are required to submit one copy of the application as well as their letter from the host site electronically to asiwnyoffice@gmail.com by 12 noon EST on August 14, 2015. www.asiwny.org/programs/artist-residence-nys-artists


Art in the Park

Finger Lakes Art Cooperative will host Art in the Park Saturday September 19 from 10 am to 4 pm at Auburn's scenic Hoopes Park. Regional fine artists and crafters are encouraged to exhibit and sell their wares. Information and application can be found  at the FLAC web site: http://www.flartcoop.org/


 

The programs and services of the Arts & Cultural Council for Greater Rochester are made possible in part by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

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