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Call for artists

19/06/2018 - 04:03
South Korea

Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale 2019 KOREA



The Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale (GICB), which celebrates its tenth edition in 2019, is expected to undergo significant changes, especially in regard to its “international competition”.


The upcoming edition of the Biennale will present diverse programs such as the academic symposium and workshop in a comprehensive, multi-tiered format within the framework of the international competition, as opposed to the past in which the biennale hosted programs individually.


The GICB International Competition 2019 – as an exhibition showcasing the present and trends of global ceramics and acting as a gateway for newly emerging artists to acquire a presence in the global art scene – will offer diversified support programs that will help artists expand their worldview.


We’d like to ask for your enthusiastic participation in International Competition 2019!


Major Changes Ahead for Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale 2019!


▶ 7Major Changes ahead for International competition 2019

- The artists offered individual exhibition space.

- Round-trip shipping fees for the selected artist covered by GICB

- All selected artist invited to GICB

*If you want to know the other changes, please visit our website:



Artists from all parts of the world are welcome to submit works, both artistic and practical, made from clay (ceramics) or made with the theme of clay (ceramics)

No entry fee!!



-Total Cash Prize  KRW100,000,000 (≒93,222.00USD) for seven (7) main nominees

-The Grand Prize Winner will receive a cash prize of KRW50,000,000(≒46,620.00USD) and will be invited to solo exhibition during the GICB2021.

-Excellence Prize(4)

Ceramics for Use:2 KRW10,000,000(≒9,324.00USD)(includes purchase price)

Ceramics as expression:2 KRW10,000,000(≒9,324.00USD)(includes purchase price)

-Online Exhibition Artist Special Award(2)

Ceramics for Use:1 KRW5,000,000(≒4,662.00USD)(includes purchase price)

Ceramics as expression:1 KRW5,000,000(≒4,662.00USD)(includes purchase price)


▶How to apply

Period: October 1 (Mon) – 31 (Wed), 2018

Method: Online submissions (


▶Exhibition Period

August 2- November10, 2019(tentative)


▶For Further Information

gicb2019 [op] gmail [punt] com

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email: gicb2019 [at]
18/06/2018 - 23:07
United States




Entry Deadline | July 22th, 2018

Notice of Acceptance | August 8th, 2018

Exhibition Dates | August 24th – September 19th, 2018



A "found object" is a material artifact discovered by chance and assigned esthetic value in an artist’s hand. Found art may include a wide array of objects and items either discarded, forgotten, dropped, or misplaced – such as shoes, a fork, shopping carts, old photographs, signs, doll heads, industrial machinery, abandoned cars, clocks, mementos, or any object that can be reimagined through the lens of a camera… as long as the artist believes that the discovered object possesses a certain aesthetic or talismanic quality - stemming from its appearance, social or personal history.


Praxis gallery seeks photographic art that explores this idiom. Submissions may be a study of the “found object” as pure visual form, detached from its history or utility. Conversely, the representation of the object may be a catalyst for exploring broader issues such as subjectivity and socialization, memory and loss, or love and death. All genres, capture types, black & white and color, traditional and non-traditional photographic and digital post-production processes are welcome for submission.



Laura Migliorino was born in Cleveland Ohio, and grew up in a Chicago Heights, a Chicago suburb. Migliorino earned her BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and her MFA is from the University of Minnesota. Migliorino received numerous grants from the Jerome Foundation, several Minnesota State Arts Board grants and various exhibition prizes. Her work is in the permanent collection of the Walker Art Center, Weisman Museum in Minneapolis and The Minnesota Center for Book Arts. She has exhibited internationally for over 30 years.



Thirty images will be selected by the juror for exhibition at Praxis Gallery. A Juror’s Choice and two Honorable Mentions will be awarded by the juror and featured in the exhibition, the printed show catalog and the online show gallery. Award winners will receive a free show catalog. The Directors Choice Award will be given to the artist with the strongest series of images submitted and will have their work featured at


ENTRY FEE | $35.00

The submission fee for entry is $35.00 for the first five images and $5.00 for each additional image. Payment is accepted by Credit / Debit Card through our secure online submission site.



Artist retains all copyrights to their own images. The artist's name and photo title will be included wherever the photographs are displayed. Artists whose photographs are accepted for exhibition grant Praxis Gallery the nonexclusive right to use submitted photographs for exhibition purposes and for the purpose of marketing the exhibition, marketing related programs and subsequent display on Praxis Gallery's website. 



WEBSITE: EMAIL: info [op] praxisgallery [punt] com















email: info [at]
16/06/2018 - 00:29
United States

The Human Form

The Human Form


Through the millennia, the human form has challenged artists to capture movement, underlying bone structure, expression, gesture and emotion. Mastering the depiction of the body has also formed the mainstay of artistic academic training, working from live models or studying classical statues and paintings. Whether it’s head studies, portraiture, nude or clothed models, we have a tradition of harnessing the collective talent of our membership and respected artists from throughout the region and creating engaging shows celebrating the human form at PAL.


Please consider selecting your most accomplished works in any medium, paint, pencil, clay, photography or video and join us for a wonderful show in our beautiful gallery space in August.  

email: gallerymanager [at]
15/06/2018 - 18:10
United States



JONATHAN FERRARA GALLERY proudly hosts an annual call for artists for NO DEAD ARTISTS. The call is extended through 24 JUNE, 2018 and the exhibition participants are selected by an ever-changing group of three prestigious arts professionals. The exhibition itself is installed in the gallery for the entire month of September with an opening reception in conjunction with the Arts District New Orleans' First Saturday Gallery Openings on 1 September 6-9pm.

The exhibition was created in 1995 to give a voice to emerging artists. NO DEAD ARTISTS has become an exhibition that has time and again discovered new and emerging talent and is one of the most celebrated art exhibitions in the South. 

The exhibition's name is derived from the old adage that artists never achieve success until they are dead. NO DEAD ARTISTS turns that notion on its head and gives emerging artists their first break in the art world. In the 90's, the exhibition was open only to New Orleans artists and subsequently grew to include artists of Louisiana. In 2010, the exhibition expanded to become a national juried exhibition open to artists from the entire United States and the call went international in 2014.

Each year, hundreds of artists submit thousands of works with the hope of being in the select few to exhibit at JONATHAN FERRARA GALLERY. The exhibition is reviewed annually by D. Eric Bookhardt (Artpapers and Gambit Weekly). The opening reception marks the beginning of the arts season in New Orleans and is attended by thousands of art enthusiasts. 

The exhibition has been a springboard for numerous artists leading to national press coverage, recognition, gallery representation and acquisitions by museums and other prominent collections. Each year the gallery invites a panel of renowned arts professionals and collectors to select the newest creative talents.

As the GRAND PRIZE, one jury-winning artist is awarded a solo exhibition at JONATHAN FERRARA GALLERY to take place the following year.










entry instructions :::

NO DEAD ARTISTS is an INTERNATIONAL OPEN CALL FOR ARTISTS, open to living artists of all ages, emerging and established, working throughout the world. All mediums are accepted including, but not limited to, painting, sculpture, design, glass, metalwork, photography, video, performance, mixed media and installation art. 

Each application must be accompanied by an ENTRY FEE of $35.00 made through Paypal once you have completed the submission process. 

Each entrant is allotted up to five image/video submissions and three details for each. All images must be in .jpg format and videos in .mov format. All works must be for sale. 

Any winning entry will be subject to a standard 50% gallery sales commission in the event that it is sold. 

The artist is responsible for ALL shipping costs including return shipping of all unsold work and import/export duties and taxes.




CCH Pounder

CCH Pounder portrays “Dr. Loretta Wade” on the CBS series, NCIS: NEW ORLEANS and has recently made myriad television appearances Pounder serves on the Board of the African Millennium Foundation and was a founding member of Artists for a New South Africa. An advocate of the arts, she is active in the Creative Coalition and recent accolades for Pounder include the Visionary Leadership Award in Performing Arts from the Museum of the African Diaspora (MOAD) in San Francisco, 2015 Honoree at the Grand Performances Gala in Los Angeles, the 2016 SweetArts Performing Arts honoree from the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans and the National Urban League’s 2017 Women of Power Award. Pounder with husband Boubacar Kone created the Boribana Museum the first private contemporary museum in Dakar, Senegal, which was gifted to that country in 2014. The Pounder Kone Art Space, which she owned and ran for 15 years in Los Angeles, introduced contemporary artists from the African Diaspora including Soly Cisse, Camara Gueye, Willie Bester and a host of contemporary artists from the African diaspora. Part of her personal collection is on display at Xavier University in the exhibit “Queen” a satellite of Prospect 4.


Rene Paul Barilleaux

René Paul Barilleaux is Head of Curatorial Affairs at the McNay Art Museum in San Antonio, Texas, having served as Chief Curator (2006-2016) and Curator of Contemporary Art (2005-2016). Since joining the McNay in 2005, he greatly expanded the postwar and contemporary art collection in range and number, while developing new collecting areas including photo-based work and installation art. He organized award-winning exhibitions and publications including solo presentations by Lynda Benglis, Judith Godwin, Jane Hammond, Joseph Marioni, Rashaad Newsome, Chuck Ramirez, and Sandy Skoglund, among other artists, as well as American Art Since 1945: In a New Light; New Image Sculpture; Andy Warhol: Fame and Misfortune; Beauty Reigns: A Baroque Sensibility in Recent Painting; Made in Germany: Contemporary Art from the Rubell Family Collection; Telling Tales: Contemporary Narrative Photography, and Something to Say: The McNay Presents 100 Years of African American Art. Previously Barilleaux held curatorial positions at the Mississippi Museum of Art; College of Charleston, South Carolina; Madison Art Center, Wisconsin; and Museum of Holography, New York.


Francis H Williams

Although my parents met while studying sculpture, I have never taken any courses in art-making or art history. As a useful product of this ignorance, I've never approached the art world with any sense of hierarchy often that the crude and obvious signals conveyed by prices. This is conveyed I think by the idiosyncratic and eccentric nature of the collection. I began collecting about 20 years ago after spending quite a lot of time looking at art with a girlfriend who is a curator. She is articulate and opinionated and I was fascinated by how clearly and comprehensively she could see and by her ability to consider and discuss visual imagery. I began to want to bring some works home with me so I could spend some time with them there. The collection has grown to include a large number of paintings, drawings, sculptures, collages and other objects- such a large number that sadly many are now packed away defeating my original purpose. Though we do rotate and lend in order to maintain as close relationship with as many worlds as possible.  


Past jurors have included Prospect.1 Founder and Curator Dan Cameron, Museum Director Billie Milam Weisman, Collector and Philanthropist Beth Rudin DeWoody, MacArthur Fellow John Scott, Whitney Trustee and Ballroom Marfa Co-founder Fairfax Dorn, NOMA Director Susan Taylor, artist Tony Fitzpatrick, Director of the Andy Warhol Museum Eric Shiner, Director of the National Art Gallery of the Bahamas and Founder and Artistic Director of the VOLTA Fair Amanda Coulson, Dishman Art Museum Director Megan Koza Young, ArtBridge Curator Jordana Zeldin, MoMA Board Member Lawrence Benenson, Brooklyn Museum of Art Board Member Stephanie Ingrassia, Collector Nick Mayor, Director of the Contemporary Arts Museum of Houston Bill Arning, Associate Curator at the Contemporary Jewish Museum (San Francisco) Anastasia James, Perez Art Museum (Miami) Director Franklin Sirmans, prestigious collector Lester Marks (Houston) and Joan Mitchell Center Director Gia Hamilton.

email: info [at]
15/06/2018 - 17:59
United Kingdom

Open Call for Artists/ Identity: a collaborative, cross-arts, experiential exploration

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, or who struggle or have struggled to find or affirm their own identity as human beings and members of today’s society.


The call is open to all artists: actors, dancers, painters, sculptors, photographers, visual artists, film-makers and musicians who wish to explore the issue of identity by creating an experiential cross-art installation through a collaborative process.


We are inviting artists to submit ideas and/or existing art works that can be shared and potentially evolve into a collaborative piece of art. Two or more artists will work together, combining their art forms and their ideas to express their concept of identity.


Charioteer Theatre and St. Margaret’s House will provide an exhibition space during August 2018, and will market the exhibition.


All duties, responsibilities and costs for the realisation of the piece of art will be shared between the artists.


To apply, please email a sample of your work and a few lines or a short video explaining your idea to info [op] charioteertheatre [punt] co [punt] uk


Deadline for submissions: 7 July 2018


15/06/2018 - 02:48
United Kingdom

Call for Entries - A5 Portfolio #17 (August)

A5 magazine wants to try and shine a light on some of the amazing artists working today. We are now taking entries for the August edition of the zine.


Brief: send us a large digital image of your work. Also send us any information you think is relevant. Any text needs to be kept brief as we get hundreds of submissions.


Deadline: 5th August 2018


Entries can be emailed to us at august [op] afive [punt] co [punt] uk (subject: Submission)


Instagram: @a5zine

Twitter: @a5zine


email: august [at]
15/06/2018 - 01:02
United Kingdom

Call for Entries - Wotisart #17 (August)

Wotisart is a portfolio magazine. Our goal is to allow unknown artists an avenue to show their work and gain some recognition in the industry and also to answer the question... What is art? We are now taking entries for the August issue of Wotisart?

Brief: send us a large digital image of your work (the bigger the better). Also send us any information you think is relevant. 

Deadline: 28 July 2018

Entries can be emailed to us at august [op] wotisart [punt] co [punt] uk

Instagram: @wotisart
Twitter: @wotisart

email: august [at]
15/06/2018 - 00:02
United Kingdom

Call for Entries - Average Art 25 (August)

Average Art is an industry focused art magazine. Our goal is to draw attention to self representing artists. We are now taking entries for the August edition of Average Art Magazine.

Brief: send us a large digital image of your work. Also send us any information you think is relevant. Any text needs to be kept brief as we get hundreds of submissions.

DEADLINE: 22nd July 2018

Entries can be emailed to us at august [op] averageart [punt] co [punt] uk (subject: Submission)

Instagram: @averagearts

Twitter: @averagearts

email: august [at]
14/06/2018 - 15:58
United States

The Cabins Retreat -- collaborative, low-cost interdisciplinary retreat



The Cabins is a four-day, low cost retreat in northern Connecticut founded by novelist Courtney Maum in 2016 that is both interdisciplinary (open to applicants across all the creative arts) and collaborative. The goal is to get people out of their creative and intellectual silos by encouraging knowledge and skill sharing across various disciplines. At The Cabins, the students are the teachers—each participant leads the group in a one-hour master class in the subject of their choice, and the rest of the retreat is structured around free time for creative work and outdoor activities.


This year we are pleased to offer three fully funded scholarships. These opportunities include scholarships based on diversity, merit, and one for women in the creative arts. 


Applications close July 1st for our 2018 session, which takes place from September 13th-17th. 


Find more information on pricing and accommodations, as well as testimonials from past participants on our website. 


email: thecabinsretreat [at]
13/06/2018 - 20:25

Artqol Grant - Call for Artists

We are happy to announce the Artqol Grant available for new and existing members.

Winning artists receive up to a $1,000 grant


The purpose of the grant is to support artists that are looking to develop a project, travel, fund a residency, purchase materials, ship artworks for exhibitions and other activities that develop their artistic practice.


All info here


Application deadline: July 30th 2018

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