Call for Artists

Call for Artists

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21/06/2019 - 14:58

CALL FOR ARTISTS (Visual arts and Music) Other Lands, Other Sounds 2019

CALL FOR ARTISTS (Visual arts and Music)


Other Lands, Other Sounds 2019

Outras Terras, Outros Sons


A Residential Course for Collaborative Arts Practice in Góis, Portugal

August 28 - September 09, 2019


An intensive residential course bringing together visual artists and musicians to work collaboratively over ten days, creating new works combining photography, moving image, music, and sound art. Surrounded by the beautiful mountainside scenery of Gois, Portugal, Other Lands, Other Sounds 2019 offers a supportive environment for advanced practitioners (professionals, amateurs, students) who want to develop their practice through cross-arts experimentation and collaboration. Musicians will work closely with composer Filipe Sousa, exploring devised composition, improvisation, and collaborative music-making processes. Visual artists will work with Beatriz Martinez, exploring photography and video, and how to merge aesthetics and concept into multi-disciplinary projects. Intensive work sessions will be balanced with nature hikes, local sightseeing, swimming in the river, visiting local cafes and enjoying the relaxed pace of rural Portuguese life.


“The Other Lands, Other Sounds programme is fantastic – a great opportunity to explore composition and improvisation processes and approaches in a beautiful and supportive environment. The town of Gois is an ideal location for exploring creativity and artistry. I am very pleased to have chosen this programme and the support I received has really helped my work." (Other Lands, Other Sounds 2017 Testimonial)


€850 fee, €250 deposit (includes room and board, and tuition, does not include travel to Góis)

Spaces limited, concessions available.


For more information or to apply visit:

DiscoverCuriosa [op] gmail [punt] com


This project is delivered in partnership with RAIZVANGUARDA - Associação Cultural.


email: discovercuriosa [at]
21/06/2019 - 12:41

Model 2050 - Artist Residency_SummerSchool

Residency The Fifth Season organizes it's third Summer School.

The Summer School is a eight day program for art academy students and recent graduates of higher art education. During the Summer School we challenge a new generation of artists to collaborate and work within the field of psychiatry.



We are looking for a small group of starting artists for this year's summerschool program in Amsterdam North: Collaborating with mental health care clients, join an intensive guest program with artists and health care professionals and build on a three week group exhibition at the start of the cultural season at Beautiful Distress House NDSM. Facilitated by artist Dirk van Lieshout, Curator and Director of Het Vijfde Seizoen Esther Vossen and myself, you will explore the psychiatric domain of Amsterdam.



I have been a participant of the Summer School myself two years ago - in the year before my graduation. Not only has the program itself been very useful in my artist practice but also provided me with useful contacts and assignments long afterwards.


For the application form go to:



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More about the Fifth Season and it’s Summer School:


The Fifth Season [Het Vijfde Seizoen] is an artist residency located at one of the oldest mental health institutes in The Netherlands in Den Dolder (Utrecht, The Netherlands). Professional artists stay here for one season. Since 1998 over hundreds of artists have worked in The Fifth Season. It is an inspiring place and remarkable to see how each artist picks his/her own angle and approaches the psychiatry from a personal point of view. In 2015 the residency won the Elisabeth van Thüringenprize for the best art project in Dutch healthcare.

The residency runs an exhibition space together with Beautiful Distress Foundation @ NDSM wharf in Amsterdam.


In 2017 the residency started a Summer School for artists. Former residents of The Fifth Season Marieke Zwart, Dirk van Lieshout and curator/director Esther Vossen organise the summer school to challenged a new generation of artists to collaborate and work within the field of psychiatry.

email: info [at]
20/06/2019 - 19:10

Young European Artist Trieste Contemporanea Award 2019

Trieste Contemporanea is pleased to announce that the call of the Young European Artist Award 2019 is now open!
The application must be submitted by midnight (Italian time) on the 19th of August, 2019.
Trieste Contemporanea presents this Award with the aim of promoting young artists from Central Eastern Europe on the international art scene.
2019 marks the 20th anniversary of the Award.

The winner will be given the opportunity of conceiving and developing a solo show for the Trieste Contemporanea's exhibition space in Trieste, Italy, and will have a relevant catalogue published.

There is no entry fee.
The deadline is on the 19th August 2019.

You may be eligible if you were born on or after 18 August 1989 in one of the following countries: Albania, Austria, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Kosovo, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Serbia, Slovenia, Turkey and Ukraine.

Any groups wishing to participate should fill out the form with the name and ID of the group leader and just list names, countries and dates of birth of group members (that also have to be born in the countries to which the call is open and be aged up to 30).

Applicants should complete the online form and attach an updated portfolio (pdf format, max 3MB) and an identification document (pdf or jpg format, max 500 KB).
The portfolio should be composed of the following:
-- images, of at least 5 recent works (each of them with caption and a brief description)
-- curriculum vitae
-- artistic statement (max 500 words) 
All texts should be written in English. 

All eligible applications will be examined by a judging committee comprising European experts and curators of contemporary art. 

email: info [at]
19/06/2019 - 13:01
United Kingdom


Warbling invites international submissions of contemporary art for a curated group pop-up exhibition to be held in East Dulwich, London from the 22nd of August to the 2nd of September 2019. Full Info here:


The exhibition will be titled ‘Of course, I haven’t forgotten!’, it’s completely up to each artist submitting to come to their own conclusions on how the title might relate or sit nicely alongside their practice. It’s interesting to read different ideas and interpretations of our titles in the submissions form, however it is not obligatory to do so and often if a work stands out, it can be related in some way to the other works being considered within the exhibition as a whole.


A year after the first exhibition, Warbling will be returning to East Dulwich, this time however to a new space. 155a Artist Space is a versatile ex artist studio which holds regular local art fairs and workshops for the East Dulwich community. The gallery has many homelike features over two floors which will lend itself well to a relaxed and intimate group show.


Selected work will also be promoted online via the @warblingcollective Instagram (15.7K) and website in addition to being showcased within Warbling’s carefully curated exhibition.


Warbling is a London-based curatorial project which started in June 2017 as an instagram account curated by Robyn Graham featuring a selection of artworks which fit within a quieter aesthetic. With the help of fellow artists Vanessa Mosquera Cabanas and Onur Safak, Warbling formed an ever interchangeable and expanding group which is not tied by geography or level but by those who share a common subtle style or similarly gentle qualities within their work.


We're London-based artists who are seeking to bring together, curate and exhibit like-minded and light-hearted creatives, creating a community of people who maybe might just by chance be following each others instagrams already.


At the moment Warbling is entirely self funded, thus we require a submission fee of £20 to submit up to 5 artworks, all proceeds are directly used for Warbling organising costs for this and future projects in order promote and bring artists, their artworks, and ideas together.


Everyone who makes a submission regardless of whether their work is selected for this particular show, will receive an invitation to the private view and be greeted warmly with a cold beer.


If you wish to be considered for this exhibition, please complete the submission form linked on the website here:


Feel free to contact me at warblingcollective [op] gmail [punt] com, should you have any problems or wish to discuss something further.

email: warblingcollective [at]
18/06/2019 - 23:16
United States

2019 Annual Small Works Exhibition

The Taube Museum of Art Main Gallery is seeking entries for their 12th annual Small Works Exhibit & Auction. The small works exhibition is scheduled to be on display from July 23 – August 30, 2019. Deadline for entry, is no later than Saturday, July 13th from 11 am – 4 pm.
Small Works guidelines:
• Open to all artists eighteen and older, with no entry fee. 
• All works must be original by the artist submitting the artwork. Member artists may submit an unlimited number of entries, while nonmembers are limited to three. 
• Two dimensional works maximum size of 80 square inches including the frame, ie 8”x10”.
• Three-dimensional works may not exceed 8” x 8” x 8” 
• Each framed entry must be ready to hang with wire hangers or saw tooth hangers. Plastic frames are not acceptable.
• All work must be available for purchase. Not For Sale work will not be accepted.
• Acceptable Media: collage, digital techniques, drawings, fiber arts, glass works, jewelry, metal, mixed media, paintings, pastels, photography, pottery, prints, sculptures, wood and everything in between!
Shipping and Pickup:
• All mailed and/or hand delivered items must be received by Saturday, July 13th from 11 am to 4 pm. Mailed items may be sent to Taube Museum of Art, 2 N. Main St., Minot, ND 58703. 
• A complete prospectus can be downloaded at or by stopping by the museum.

email: taube [at]
17/06/2019 - 17:02
United States


Submission Deadline: July 15, 2019 (12:00 Midnight EST)
Curator Selection: on or before July 18, 2019
Artist Notification: on or before July 22, 2019
Grant Announcement: on or before July 22, 2019
Exhibit Opens: July 31, 2019



Fifteen artists will be selected for an online group exhibit, "Flowers & Gardens 2019" at Gallery25N; the exhibit and artists will be extensively marketed worldwide to over 21,500 people including art buyers, gallery owners, curators, collectors, etc.

One artist’s work will be selected to receive the "Christopher E. Burke Fine Art Grant" of $500. That artist’s work will become the image of the exhibition and will be used on the invitation, video title screen and on all online marketing.


Theme and Selection:

"Flowers & Gardens 2019" – The curators are looking for art work that honors and reflects the beauty and calm dignity of nature as it is expressed in flowers and gardens.  Artists and photographers throughout history have created some of their most beautiful, memorable works of art through their appreciations of inspiring flowers and gardens that symbolize continual rebirth, fresh beginnings, fragile persistence, and alluring symmetry against many odds.  Regardless of art form, when an artist becomes "blocked," nature frequently offers him or her a new spiritual foundation and motivation.  Be it a single flower, a garden in full aromatic bloom, or a "shy" plant on a window sill, there is no mistaking the awesome complexity of the planet’s precious vegetation.  This abundance of flowers and greenery inspires and challenges the creative mind to redefine and/or simply glorify their splendor.


Eligibility: This competition is open to all artists/photographers 18 years of age or older. Submissions for consideration can be expressed in any of the following aspects: representational, expressionism, surrealism, or abstraction.

Extensive Marketing of the Exhibit and Artists:

Gallery 25N's mission is to provide artists with exposure and extensive marketing of their art and accomplishments to our international list of clientele. and will co-market the artists and their work in the exhibition worldwide in the following ways:


Grant Opportunity: Recipient of the "Christopher E. Burke Fine Art Grant" will receive $300.00. This artist's creation will become the image of the exhibition and will be used on the invitation, video title screen, and on all online marketing for the exhibit. In addition, the grant recipient will have a dedicated marketing campaign about their art and accomplishments sent to over 477,000 recipients worldwide. The artist will also be featured in the Art Market News letter.

Invitations: An electronic invitation for the online exhibit's opening will be sent to the combined international clientele lists of and These lists exceed 32,000 recipients.

Press Release: Press release announcements will be sent out for the opening of the Group Exhibit. The press releases will provide an international buzz about the exhibit and the artists' work.

Event Listings & Calendars: The group exhibits will also be promoted in numerous online event listings. These event lists not only provide a timely promotion of the exhibit they also provide ongoing social media marketing.

Social Media Marketing: The exhibition, artists and their artworks will be marketed through, International Artists Directory and Gallery 25N's social media-marketing networks via LinkedIn, Pinterest, Tweeter, GooglePlus, Facebook, Tumblr, Instagram, and YouTube.

Art Market News:The artists and the exhibition will be featured in "Art Market News™" with over 32,000 subscribers in the art market place worldwide. Subscribers consist of art buyers, fine art galleries, corporate art buyers, exhibit curators, fine art agents, architects, property developers, interior designers and art lovers. provides links back to the artists' website.

Online Presence: After the exhibit ends, the artists' exhibit will remain in the "Past Exhibits" section of Gallery 25N's website with a back-link to the artist's websites.
Video: A video is created of the artists work and exhibit for publication on Gallery 25N's website and YouTube Channel with over 53,000 views to date.


Submit Your Art



email: support [at]
17/06/2019 - 15:20
United States

RFP: Downtown Arts, Sculpture

Arts Downtown is a multifaceted national, juried exhibition in historic downtown Frankfort, KY, curated by Josephine Sculpture Park and the Franklin County Arts Council. We are seeking qualified artists to submit up to three sculptures that are available for a two-year exhibition beginning in October of 2019. Up to five artworks will be selected and each of those artists will receive a $2,000 stipend. In addition, a $10,000 purchase award may be awarded. Artists will need to submit a separate application for each sculpture to be considered. 


To apply, please visit:

Applications will only be accepted via CaFE.  

email: info [at]
17/06/2019 - 15:14
United States

RFQ: Arts Downtown, Murals

Arts Downtown is a multifaceted national, juried exhibition in historic downtown Frankfort, KY, curated by the Franklin County Arts Council and Josephine Sculpture Park. We are seeking qualified muralists or muralist teams to create outdoor murals for three walls in downtown Frankfort, Kentucky. This call represents Phase 1 of the process. Based on qualifications, up to ten artists will be invited to participate in Phase Two and develop specific proposals for one of the three walls. Each artist (or team) will receive a $500 stipend. 


All three new mural installations are planned for the fall of 2019. Exact size and location of murals is currently in final selection phase. Mural budgets range from $8,000 - $20,000 per wall depending on complexity and dimensions of the artwork.  


To apply, please visit:


Applications will only be accepted via CaFE.  


email: FranklinCountyArtsKY [at]
17/06/2019 - 03:52
United Kingdom

Call for Artists - A5 Portfolio #29 (August 2019)

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 2019


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


Instagram: @a5zine

Twitter: @a5zine


email: august [at]
16/06/2019 - 19:04

Contemporary Badass // Call For Entries


Call For Entries


Contemporary Badass is an industry focused art and culture magazine where our goal is to draw attention to emerging and young contemporary artists around the globe. We welcome submissions from contemporary art students, self-representing and independent artists as well as established artists.


Submissions are on a monthly rolling basis for the whole year...


No fee for submitting work! 


#ContemporaryBadass #BadassMag


email: contact [at]