Call for Art: 2nd SHOEBOX, Todd Gallery, MTSU, TN

Call for Art: 2nd SHOEBOX, Todd Gallery, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Deadline: November 30, 2016

SHOEBOX is an international juried competition featuring three-dimensional work designed to fit within the inner dimensions of a shoebox selected by each participating artist.

● Each applicant is free to select any shoebox for use from baby-size shoes to boots.

● Shoebox must be used to encase and accompany the shipment of each exhibit selected work.

● Shoebox is intended only as a size guide, not for incorporation into work or as part of display unless that is artist’s desire.

● Shoebox must have been commercially produced and feature the brand of shoe originally contained.

● Double box work after placing work in shoebox first for added shipping protection & packing efficiency.

● Once emptied after delivery shoeboxes will be used for promotional purposes and returned with work at close of exhibit.

http://tinyurl.com/MTSUShoebox

Call for Art: Cress Gallery, UTC, Chattanooga, TN

Call for Art: Visiting Artist or Designer, Cress Gallery of Art, University of Tennessee Chattanooga, Chattanooga, Tennessee

Deadline: August 20, 2016

The Cress Gallery of Art at the University of Tennessee Chattanooga invites interdisciplinary artists and designers to propose an exhibition for the Spring 2017 portion of our Diane Marek Visiting Artist Series. In conjunction with the installation and opening of the exhibition, Visiting Artists typically spend 5 – 7 days in Chattanooga and participate in a range of activities with students and community members. Artists receive a competitive stipend, round-trip airfare, hotel accommodations, and meals. Custom promotional material and round trip shipping of artwork are included.

Applicants are encouraged to visit http://www.cressgallery.org to learn more about the Cress Gallery and the Diane Marek Series and review the range of practices and previous exhibitions of the Series. To apply send a single PDF document with letter of introduction, cv, artist statement, 20 portfolio images, and a statement of intent for the exhibition to cressgallery@gmail.com. The subject line should read “Diane Marek Visiting Artist Proposal.”

http://www.cressgallery.org

Residency: The Bright Door Residency, Beaufort, SC

Residency: The Bright Door Residency, Beaufort, South Carolina

Deadline: Rolling Deadline

Bright Door offers a ten-day residency for artists, scholars and community leaders.  Located in the Lowcountry of Beaufort, SC, one of the many Sea Islands along the South Carolina coastline, this five-room 1,000 sq. ft. cottage in a racially diverse neighborhood is set within a residential community known as Pigeon Point.

This comfortable cottage has a quiet backyard and kind neighbors. It has plenty of natural light, and is equipped with overhead fans in each room, AC and Heating system, and cooking facilities.

Founded with the purpose of encouraging the development of creative ideas and projects, the residency allows for private use of the cottage and is geared towards those with the maturity and desire to explore the community and the environment independently.

The ten days are intended for retreat, research, and the drafting of creative projects.  Artists and researchers particularly interested in environmental studies, plein air painting, landscape art, drawing, composing, writing, research of Gullah culture, The Civil War, Slavery, Reconstruction are great fits for this residency, as are leaders in all fields looking for inspiration in their work. However, the residency is not restricted to those areas, so all are welcome to apply.

http://www.thebrightdoor.com/

Call for Art: Delta National Small Prints Exhibition, Arkansas State University

Call for Art: 2017 Delta National Small Prints Exhibition, Bradbury Art Museum, Arkansas State University, Jonesboro, Arkansas

Deadline: October 9, 2016

Open to all artists 18 and older. Submissions must be original works on paper, created within the last two years, including but not limited to, digital, intaglio, lithographic, photographic, relief, serigraphic and stencil processes. Monotypes are also eligible but reproductions of pre-existing works are not.

https://dnspe.formstack.com/forms/2017entryform

Call for Art: FL3TCH3R, ETSU, Johnson City, TN

Call for Art: FL3TCH3R EXHIBIT, Reece Museum, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee

Deadline: August 22, 2016

The 2016 4th Annual FL3TCH3R EXHIBIT is a multi-national juried exhibit focused on socially and politically engaged art. Socially and politically engaged art has been integral in creative expression since the beginning of visual arts. This exhibition explores the current trends and trajectory in this field and these collective creative works hopefully serve as an avenue or agent for societal transformation and exposure of social and political points of view. The goal is to recognize and advance this endeavor by providing a venue for the exhibition of socially and politically engaged art. Furthermore, the exhibit’s proceeds after expenses will fund the Fletcher H. Dyer Memorial Scholarship for an art and design student.

http://www.fl3tch3rexhibit.com/

http://fl3tch3rexhibit.com/downloads/prospectus.pdf

Call for Art: Materials:Contemporary Craft Competition, Denton, TX

Call for Art: Materials: Hard and Soft International Contemporary Craft Competition & Exhibition For International artists,Patterson-Appleton Arts Center, Denton, Texas

Deadline: September 30

The Greater Denton Arts Council announces the opening of its 2017 Call for Entries for the 30th Annual Materials: Hard + Soft Contemporary Craft Exhibition. This exhibition celebrates the evolving field of contemporary craft and the innovation of artists who push the boundaries of their chosen media. Recognized as one of the premier craft exhibitions in the United States, this year we are thrilled to be partnering with the National Endowment for the Arts to expand this national exhibition to now include international artists. Approximately 70 works will be selected for exhibition by juror JoAnn Edwards, Executive Director of the Museum of Craft and Design in San Francisco, California. Of the works selected, Juror Awards in amounts of $1000, $750, $500, and $250 will be awarded.

http://dentonarts.com/materialshardandsoft

Call for Art: Build, Ceil Gallery, Charlotte, NC

Call for Art: Build, Ceil Gallery, Charlotte, North Carolina

Deadline: Aug 21, 2016

Up from the floors, out of the walls, down from the rafters, winding, reaching, arching, grasping — from ants to kings, we love to build. This exhibition will focus on design, structure and the process of building, to include both the functional and the whimsical, mechanical, stick-built or ethereal. Both man-made and organic structures may be featured, although no materials subject to deterioration within a 30 day window will be accepted. Possible materials might include wood, metal, wire, fabric, floss, hard trash, etc. There are no size restrictions; however, space will be a consideration. The gallery includes window space, wall space (sheetrock over brick), open rafters, painted cement flooring, and a rooftop area 20 feet above ground. Please notify us if there are any display restrictions (i.e. not suitable for exterior sites). Both 2-D and 3-D work will be considered. All US artists and artist teams are welcome to apply.

http://www.cielcharlotte.com/uploads/2/5/6/4/25644598/ciel_prospectus_build_2016.pdf