Knock Knock: Opportunities for Artists

This week’s collections of opportunities for exhibition, residencies and papers.

CALLS FOR SUBMISSIONS 

Young Curators Program Exhibition
Montclair Art Museum
(Montclair, NJ)

The Montclair Art Museum’s Young Curators Program Exhibition is now accepting submissions. Artwork can be submitted for any of the following 3 Exhibition Themes: Emotion, The Kiss of Social Reality, and A Minor Inconvenience.

Deadline: May 20, 2012
More Info HERE

National Juried Exhibition
South Arkansas Arts Center
(El Dorado, AR)

This exhibition at the South Arkansas Arts Center is open to all 2D or 3D artists 18 or older in the United States and artwork completed in the last two years. All styles and media are welcome; traditional and alternate media, as well as innovative and experimental approaches accepted.

Deadline: May 25, 2012
More Info HERE

Lori Ledis Emerging Curator Program
BRIC Arts | Media | Bklyn
(Brooklyn, NY)

BRIC Arts | Media | Bklyn is accepting proposals for its Lori Ledis Emerging Curator Program. Twice annually, BRIC Arts | Media | Bklyn’s Contemporary Art exhibition program dedicates its Project Room at BRIC Rotunda Gallery to presenting exhibitions developed under the auspices of the Lori Ledis Emerging Curator Program. The Program funds thematic group exhibitions of contemporary art focusing on Brooklyn artists.

Deadline: June 1, 2012
More Info HERE

Pelham Line Subway Stations
MTA Arts for Transit and Urban Design
(New York, NY)

MTA Arts for Transit and Urban Design seeks professional artists for consideration to create public artwork for the Pelham Line stations in the Bronx.

Deadline: June 1, 2012
More Info HERE

Backlash/ on Women’s Rights and Freedoms
Soho20 Chelsea Gallery
(New York, NY)

In response to the increasing tension against providing women with basic healthcare and the ensuing media firestorm, Soho20 Chelsea Gallery is hosting a venue for outrage. Backlash is in response to this ‘war on women’s basic rights and freedoms.’ They are accepting submissions of art that address this theme.

Deadline: June 1, 2012
More Info HERE

Houston Fine Art Fair Exhibition
New Emerging Artists
(Houston, TX)

New Emerging Artists is seeking submissions for a Group exhibition at the Houston Fine Art Fair, Sept. 14–16.

Deadline: June 5, 2012
More Info HERE

Call for Artists and Curators
Castle Gallery
(New Rochelle, NY)

The Castle Gallery, Mooney Center Gallery, and the Gordon Parks Gallery, at The College of New Rochelle, are now accepting proposals for the 2013 – 2014 exhibition season from individual artists (emerging, mid-career, and established), collaborative groups, and curators.  Artists and curators working with all forms of media are encouraged to apply.

Deadline: June 11, 2012
More Info HERE

2012-2013 Solo Exhibitions
Dutchess County Art Association/ Barrett Art Center
(Poughkeepsie, NY)

Barrett Art Center is seeking two-dimensional or three-dimensional artwork, either traditional or contemporary, on any theme. Drawing, painting, pastel, printmaking, photography, sculpture, and mixed media works are eligible. This call is open to all New York State artists.  Artists are encouraged to develop new works of art for this exhibition opportunity. If selected for a solo show, the images submitted for review do not necessarily have to be among the works exhibited.

Deadline: June 15, 2012
More Info HERE

Cultural Identity: Through the Lens
The Art League of Long Island
(Dix Hills, NY)

The Art League of Long Island is accepting artist applications for their upcoming photography competition and exhibit titled “Cultural Identity:  Through the Lens”.  The exhibit is scheduled to run August 4 through September 2 in the League’s Jeanie Tengelsen Gallery.

Deadline: June 18, 2012
More Info HERE

Surreal Visions
SlowArt Productions
(Hudson, NY)

SlowArt Productions is accepting submissions for its thematic exhibition, “Surreal Visions” which will take place at Limner Gallery September 8 – October 7, 2012.

Deadline: June 30, 2012
More Info HERE

Beyond the Border: The Wall, The People and the Land
Coconini Center for the Arts
(Flagstaff, AZ)

“Beyond the Border” addresses the human and environmental impact of issues that surround the US / Mexico border, the border wall and border policies. Artists are encouraged to submit art that explores this impact and how changing policy is affecting the environment and/or people. The intent of this exhibition is not to advocate for or against any position, policy or political figure; rather, “Beyond the Border” offers an opportunity for stories to be shared and questions to be raised that allow viewers to explore the consequences of intensified focus on this region.

Deadline: June 30, 2012
More Info HERE

Terrain
The Kiernan Gallery
(Lexington, VA)

For “Terrain”, The Kiernan Gallery seeks images that explore the beauty and complexity of our landscape. Looking at both the vast and the microscopic, landscape photography takes us from backyards to national parks; from mountains to coastlines. This genre includes images of the untouched beauty of the earth as well as places impacted by mankind. In addition to beauty, it often explores the contours of our relationship with the land, presenting historic battlefields, high-rise jungles, or threatened environments.

Deadline: July 19, 2012
More Info HERE

Call for Exhibition Proposals
The Hardee Center for the Arts
(Madison, FL)

The Hardee Center for the Arts in Madison, Florida is calling for entries for the 2013/2014 exhibition season. Set in rural North Florida, we are a small venue offering exhibition space to visual artists with original and compelling work. They welcome solo or group proposals, however, exhibitions will be determined according to work that shares a theme or visual aesthetic, therefore, artists may not be grouped with their fellow applicants. For more information, contact Lisa Thompson.

Deadline: July 31, 2012

Saints, Goddesses, and Bodhisatvas
Marnie Sheridan Gallery
(Nashville, TN)

Marnie Sheridan Gallery is accepting submissions for a juried figurative art exhibition: “Saints, Goddesses, and Bodhisatvas.”

Deadline: August 15, 2012
More Info HERE

Mum’s The Word: Mother’s Flowers & Secrets
Smithtown Township Arts Council-Mills Pond House Gallery
(St. James, NY)

Smithtown Township Arts Council seeks entries for a Juried Fine Art Exhibition Mum’s The Word: Mothers, Flowers & Secrets at the Mills Pond House Gallery, October 6-November 3, 2012, juried by Hilary Harkness.

Deadline: August 17, 2012
More Info HERE

Online Curatorial Project
Camera Club Los Angeles
(Los Angeles, CA)

Camera Club Los Angeles is now accepting submissions for their ongoing online curatorial project. Any work submitted in the photographic medium will be considered for exhibition.

Deadline: Rolling
More Info HERE

RESIDENCIES

Artist Residency Fellowships
Contemporary Artists Center
(Troy, NY)

The Contemporary Artists Center (CAC) has recently opened its newest residency program on the campus of the Woodside National Historic Register Site in Troy, NY. Two neo-gothic stone church buildings now house the artist program, which welcome artists from all over the US and abroad. The CAC focuses on emerging and early career artists and accepts applicants who offer quality in their art and encourages diversity of style, medium (2-D, 3-D, 4-D) and concepts.

Deadline: May 15, 2012
More Info HERE

Artist in Residence Program
Headlands Center for the Arts
(Sausalito, CA)

Headlands Center for the Arts is accepting applications for its Artist in Residence program. The Artist in Residence (AIR) program awards fully sponsored residencies to approximately 45 local, national, and international artists each year. Residencies of four to ten weeks include flexible studio space, chef-prepared meals, comfortable housing, and travel and living stipends when available.

Deadline: June 1, 2012
More Info HERE

CALLS FOR PAPERS

Call for Papers
FATE Biennial Conference
(Savannah, GA)

Foundations in Art: Theory and Education FATE Biennial Conference is now accepting proposals for papers.

Deadline: June 1, 2012
More Info HERE

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