Call for Art: [ ] (“Spaces”), Richmond, VA

Call for Art: [   ] (“Spaces”), The Depot, Richmond, VA and Online

Deadline: April 23

[    ] (“Spaces”) art exhibition features works that examine spaces in a digital context, and more importantly, the nature of being “digital.” The pieces call attention to how the user interacts with a computer generated or altered environment—is it really a space if no one is there to experience it? In some cases, the work allows the user to explore aspects of the real world in a way that can only exist in the digital realm. In others, the work may become completely detached from the sensations provided by our tangible experiences to evoke feelings of the surreal and otherworldly. One uses their 21st century vernacular of electronic interaction to navigate these unreal environments while staying somewhat familiar and grounded in their own reality. This show will bring digital and virtual art to Richmond, Va.

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Call for Art: 2nd Annual Savannah GIF Festival

Call for Art: 2nd Annual Savannah GIF Festival, Art Rise Savannah, Savannah, GA
Deadline: 01/20/16

Art Rise Savannah is looking for the world’s top GIF animations to be featured in one of the largest exhibitions of this particular filetype in the world. The 2nd Annual Savannah GIF Festival will feature multiple categories as well as live music to accompany the silent animations during the inaugural screening. Artists interested in having their animations featured in the upcoming festival can find our submission page at giffest.xyz. Submissions are completely free and there is no limit to the number of animations that can be submitted. Also on our website is a video preview of last years festival.

GIF, or Graphics Interchange Format, is the filename for the small animations that have taken over the internet as the go-to filetype for cat memes, small video clips, trippy animations and more. Developed by Steve Wilhite in 1987 while working at CompuServe, a GIF is a bitmap image that supports a palette of 256 different colors and multiple frames.

http://artrisesavannah.org/gif/

Call for Art: Frist Online, Nashville, TN

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Once again, we are seeking works of art inspired by the holiday season to use as the cover image here on our Facebook Fan page. This call for artwork is for adults only (18+ only). Entries will be juried by Frist Center curators and educators; selected images will be posted on Facebook. Only 4 entries will be selected for the Frist Center’s cover image which will rotate each week during the month of December. Selected entries will also receive a Frist Center gift packet and a yearlong Frist Center membership.

Once you have created your holiday-themed work of art, scan or photograph your artwork and submit your image by agreeing to the Terms and Conditions available using the link provided: http://fristcenter.org/…/call-for-artists-holiday-facebook-…

ALL ENTRIES SHOULD BE 850 × 315 (850px wide and 315px height) JPEG IMAGES and the file should include the title of your piece.

Be sure to include your name, contact information (email address preferred), title of the work, and the medium of your work. Deadline for submission is November 27, 2015.

For more information or questions, please contact Emily Beard, community relations manager, at 615.744.3331 or ebeard@fristcenter.org