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Upcoming Entry Deadlines for Visual and Literary Art Shows, Competitions

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July 07, 2018 – OPEN CALL FOR ARTISTS IDENTITY

Charioteer Theatre, in collaboration with St. Margaret’s House – Edinburgh Art, is looking for international artists from different backgrounds and cultural heritages who have faced or are facing questions regarding identity. To apply, please email a sample of your work and a few lines or a short video explaining your idea to info @ charioteertheatre.co.uk Deadline for submissions: 7 July 2018 No Entry Fee. Details: http://www.charioteertheatre.co.uk/it OR info@charioteertheatre.co.uk

July 12, 2018 – CALL FOR ARTISTS: REALLY AFFORDABLE ART $HOW

$2050 cash awards. This is a selling show with art priced for everyone. Thousands of NY art lovers & collectors will see your work. Expand your collector base in NYC. To make it easy for new collectors, all work submitted must be for sale at $499 or less. You get 70% of the selling price. Juror: Brinda Kumar, Asst. Curator, Dept. of Modern & Contemporary Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art. Entry fee. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2sKfk9m OR bwacjuriedshows@gmail.com

July 12, 2018 – CALL FOR ARTISTS: MATERIAL MATTERS BREAKING WITH TRADITION

$450 in cash prizes. Annual exhibition asks artists who work in a variety of traditional materials – clay, glass, wood, metal or fiber/textile – to consider the traditions underpinning their work and the rules and conventions they break in method or material. Juror: Melissa Stern, artist and journalist. National juried show for artists 18+ years. Early Bird deadline, June 28, 2018. Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2LWoVRE OR bwacjuriedshows@gmail.com

July 15, 2018 – 2018 ART RAMBLE CALL TO ARTISTS

The Call: “NATURE MEETS NARRATIVE” Mythologies and folklores tend to be rooted in specific geographies. This year’s call for entries asks artists to respond to the Town Forest with work that either draws on or inspires fictional or factual narratives related to these Concord woods. No Entry Fee. Details: nancy@theumbrellaarts.org

July 15, 2018 – 6TH ANNUAL JURIED SHOW, BEST OF RECEIVES SOLO SHOW

Rhythm and Rush seeks to find work that provokes movement, atmosphere, and speed in both conceptual and formal ways within all media. The juror, Catherine Haggarty is curious about the ways in which the speed of image consumption, and image promotion affects artists today – or the ways in which it does not affect them. Entry Fee. Details: 615-478-1467 OR http://groundflrgallery.com/submissions-2 OR info.groundfloorgallery@gmail.com

July 23, 2018 – WOMEN’S STUDIO WORKSHOP: VISUAL POETRY

Learn how to work visually with words in this 5 day course! Create visual poetry through color, texture, and repetition. Participants will print or hand-draw their words to scale, cut and expose paper stencils, make screens, and print. We’ll make series of experimental prints varying in color, surface placement, layering, positive and negative space, and repetition. Entry Fee. Details: 845-658-9133 OR http://bit.ly/2FFfeo5 OR info@wsworkshop.org

July 30, 2018 – AMERICAN ART AWARDS. JURIED ONLINE BY 25 TOP GALLERIES

For just $25, the AMERICAN ART AWARDS sends your online art image to America’s 25 BEST GALLERIES + MUSEUMS who decide 1st to 6th Place in 50 CATEGORIES = 300 winners (so you have a good chance to win or place). No limit on submissions. INCREDIBLE OPPORTUNITY. PRESTIGIOUS AWARDS. Info at site. Entry Fee. Details: http://www.AmericanArtAwards.com OR AmerArtAwards@aol.com

July 31, 2018 – ROYAL SOCIETY OF BIOLOGY PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION 2018

‘Patterns in nature’ is the theme of this year’s competition. Life on Earth encompasses a myriad of regular forms, sequences and structures and we invite you to capture these details of biology. The judges are looking for an original interpretation of the theme. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2vBjIv7

July 31, 2018 – INTERNATIONAL POSTER COMPETITION “NOW WHAT?!”

Weltformat Graphic Design Festival in Lucerne (Switzerland) is looking for the best young poster designers. The theme of the competition is “Now What?!”. We are looking for your visual interpretation of turning points. This moment of maximal tension, just before everything changes. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2sxvsJM

July 31, 2018 – ENVIRONMENTAL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR 2018

Open to all professional and amateur, national and international photographers of all ages, the CIWEM Environmental Photographer of the Year is an international showcase for the very best in environmental photography. The competition encourages entries that are contemporary, creative, resonant, challenging, original and beautiful, but most of all, pictures that will inspire people. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2qwI4jr

July 31, 2018 – AMERICAN ICON ART COMPETITION

“Americans at Work” is your chance to show the world your interpretation of the American worker. Who they are. What they do. Where they do it. Be awarded cash prizes and have your work exhibited at the prestigious Sausalito Art Festival. $3,000 in prizes. Application Fee. Details: 415-332-3555 OR http://sausalitoartfestival.org/american-icon-art-competition OR americanicon@sausalitoartfestival.org

August 01, 2018 – COMIC SHOW: SCI FI FANTASY

Unpublished Comic Book artists, 3-5 pages full story, finished pencils, inks or colors. Sci-Fi/Fantasy theme. Individual work, no collaboration. Juror: Jeremy Haun, jeremyhaun.com/therealm.com No Entry Fee. Details: http://www.instagram.com/artofleviqualls

August 08, 2018 – 12 CUBED: A NAT’L EXHIBITION OF SMALL SCALE ART

September 22 – October 20, 2018 Middle Tennessee State University Department of Art and Design Todd Art Gallery, Murfreesboro, TN 37129 1:00 p.m. •Opening Reception, Sat., September 22, 2018 Todd Hall, Todd Art Gallery, Room 224A Related workshops follow 12 CUBED is juried and composed of works that have not exceeded 12” in any dimension. $1,000 Best of Show Award Application Fee. Details: 615-898-5532 OR http://tinyurl.com/12x12atMTSU OR gallery@mtsu.edu

August 15, 2018 – THE YALE DRAMA SERIES 2019

The competition is organised by the David Charles Horn Foundation. Submissions must be original, unpublished full-length plays written in English. Translations, musicals, adaptations and children’s plays are not accepted. Plays that have been professionally produced or published are not eligible. Playwrights may submit only one manuscript. No Entry Fee. Details: http://bitly.com/2qwI5Uv


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