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TheArtList.com - November 2011 Newsletter

November 2011

In this issue...

  • The 2012 Hunting Art Prize - $50K in Awards
  • MFA Creative Practice - $39K in Awards
  • artUP - Public Display, and Continuous Opportunities - 15K in Awards
  • Dave Bown Projects - 3rd Semiannual Competition -   $10K in Awards
  • 32nd Annual College & High School Photography Contest - $8K in Awards
  • Blue Sky Project - $7K in Awards
  • Artist of the Month - Erik Nichols
  • and more..
Happy November from TheArtList.com! 

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November 2011 Artist of the Month
This month we are very excited to showcase Saint Louis artist, Eric Nichols as the November 2011 Artist of the Month.

Please take a moment to view Eric's Artist of the Month page, his interview and artwork are fascinating and inspiring: http://www.theartlist.com/aom_11_11.html

Wishing you all a very creative and productive November!


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Editor, TheArtList.com

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DEADLINE NOVEMBER 05, 2011 - $900 in Awards

Off the Cuff: The Spontaneous and Unrehearsed

Contests, Juried Art Shows - Oil, Art Gallery

Impromptu Ad-Lib, Extemporaneous, Improv, Improvised, Improviso, Off-Hand, Played by Ear, Shot From the Hip, Spur-of-the-Moment, Unpremeditated, Unprepared, Unscripted, Whipped Up and Winged Photography.Off the Cuff: The Spontaneous and Unrehearsed will demonstrate the complex and varied roles photography employs as a witness and an accomplice in seeing the world. Relating to both the genres of street photography and performance art, these images may collectively portray chance encounters, improvisations, decisive moments in the height of action, and documents of occurrences. Without premeditation, the photographer captures what arises - acting as the mediator between the photograph and events as they unfold.Submit your work via the online tool, Smarter Entry System. To submit click on Account Login to begin. Create an account if you don't already have one. Simply pay online then upload your images. All entries are submitted via our on-line system. When you see the image thumbnail under Submitted Images, you image has been received for the show/contest. You will be able to change an image or add additional information regarding that image, at no cost, by logging into your account. Changes may be made up to the appropriate deadline.

Website : http://mplsphotocenter.com

Prospectus : http://www.mplsphotocenter.com/exhibits/exhibit-competitions.php


DEADLINE NOVEMBER 10, 2011 - $4000 in Awards

Yosemite Renaissance XXVII

Contests, Juried Art Shows - Acrylic, Ceramics, Crafts, Digital Media, Glass, Mosaic, Illustration, Jewelry, Mixed media, Metalsmithing, Sculpture, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel, Photography, Poetry, Video/Film Art Gallery

Yosemite Renaissance XXVII call for entries. All media, juried fine art competition & exhibition on the theme of Yosemite and the Sierra Nevada. Submissions are limited to work on the environment, landscape, people, and wildlife of Yosemite and its environs. All fine art media (including photography) are accepted. Both representational and non-representational submissions are welcome. Open to all living artists. $4,000 in awards. Entry is by digital files only. $15 per entry (maximum of 8 entries per artist). Exhibit begins at the Yosemite Museum Gallery, February 25, 2012. For prospectus and entry form visit: our website. Deadline: November 10, 2011.

Website : http://yosemiterenaissance.org

Prospectus : http://yosemiterenaissance.org/yr27prospectus.html



6th International ARTE LAGUNA Prize

Contests, Juried Art Shows - Acrylic, Ceramics, Crafts, Digital Media, Glass, Mosaic, Illustration, Jewelry, Mixed media, Metalsmithing, Sculpture, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel, Photography, Poetry, Video/Film Art Gallery

The 6th International Arte Laguna Prize 2011 is dedicated to visual artists worldwide. No age limits are required, topics and techniques are free. The awards total amount is 170.000 EUR, but besides money Arte Laguna Prize offers many opportunities to artists: art residencies, personal exhibitions in galleries, collective exhibitions, participations in international Festivals. Here some information:The winning artworks will remain of artists' property.Sections: painting, sculpture, photographic art, videoart and performance, virtual art.Application fee: 50 € one work, 90 € two works.110 Finalists Works Collective Exhibition: Arsenale of Venice.Artist in Residence: Loft Miramarmi - Italy, Carlo Zauli Museum - Italy, Glass School Abate Zanetti - Venice, Art Stays - Slovenia, iaab - Basel.Business for Art: money prize and artistic project offered by STILE Original Design.Prize Curator: Igor Zanti - Art Critic.Jurors: Alessio Antoniolli - Director Gasworks of London ; Chiara Barbieri - Publications Director, Peggy Guggenheim Collection; Gabriella Belli - Director MART of Trento and Rovereto; Ilaria Bonacossa - Freelance Curator; Soledad Gutierrez - Curator at MACBA Barcelona; Kanchi Metha - Curator Indian Pavillon Prague Biennale; Ludovico Pratesi - Director Centro Arti Visive Pescheria of Pesaro; Maria Savarese - Freelance Curator ; Ralf Schmitt - Director Preview Berlin; Alma Zevi - Art Critic.

Website : http://www.artelagunaprize.com/

Prospectus : http://www.artelagunaprize.com/index.php/terms-a-conditions-of-the-6d-international-art-prize-arte-laguna-.html




Online Event - Contests, Juried Art Shows - Acrylic, Ceramics, Crafts, Digital Media, Glass, Mosaic, Illustration, Jewelry, Mixed media, Metalsmithing, Sculpture, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel, Photography, Poetry, Video/Film Art Gallery

CALL to ARTISTS: CALADAN GALLERY presents a juried exhibition entitled "REALITY". The bottom has dropped out of our concieved definition. If we see it, does it really exist? Caladan Gallery is asking you, voices of observation and opinion for a visual "heads up". What is reality? We have been extremely fortunate to be creating an exciting, diverse, and active meeting place for artists. We are averaging over 55,000 viewers a month, and have provided a warm and positive virtual atmosphere since 2003. All mediums except video are eligible. Please go to our website to download prospectus (click on "enter your artwork") OR write to: Caladan Gallery, Box 391939, Cambridge MA 02139 OR call: 617-838-8929 for more information. Deadline for submissions is November 15, 2011.

Online Event

Website : http://www.caladangallery.com

Prospectus : http://www.caladangallery.com/v2/blog/


DEADLINE NOVEMBER 18, 2011 - $1350 in Awards

Studio Montclair's "ViewPoints 2012" Annual Exhibition

Contests, Juried Art Shows - Acrylic, Ceramics, Crafts, Digital Media, Glass, Mosaic, Illustration, Jewelry, Mixed media, Metalsmithing, Sculpture, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel, Photography, Poetry, Video/Film Art Gallery

Receipt Deadline: November 18, 2011CALL FOR ARTISTS: Studio Montclair presents "ViewPoints 2012", the Annual Open Juried Exhibition at the prestigious Ben Shahn Galleries at William Paterson University in Wayne, NJ from March 26 to April 20, 2012. $40 entry fee for three images in CD format only (DVD's accepted for videos). All mediums, including videos and installations, will be accepted. Juror: Alexandra Schwartz, Curator of Contemporary Art, Montclair Art Museum. CASH AWARDS. SASE for prospectus to Studio Montclair, 108 Orange Road, Montclair, NJ 07042 or download from our website www.studiomontclair.org. Direct link:http://studiomontclair.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/ProspectusAnnual2012final1.pdf

Prospectus : http://studiomontclair.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/09/ProspectusAnnual2012final1.pdf



Islamorada Fine Art Expo Call To Artists

Contests, Juried Art Shows - Acrylic, Ceramics, Crafts, Digital Media, Glass, Mosaic, Illustration, Jewelry, Mixed media, Metalsmithing, Sculpture, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel, Photography, Poetry, Video/Film Art Gallery

Sponsored by Ocean Sotheby's International Realty and set in a tropical paradise, Islamorada Fine Art Expo creates new standards in the bringing together of sophisticated art collectors and nationally acclaimed artists and crafts people. The Expo is located in the heart of the Florida Keys, and within walking distance of several of the areas finest restaurants and resorts.January 21 & 22, 2012

Website : http://www.MoradaWayArts.org

Prospectus : http://moradawayarts.org


DEADLINE NOVEMBER 20, 2011 - $50 in Awards

Photography Contest ~ Autumn

Online Event - Contests, Juried Art Shows - Oil, Art Gallery

Fall is here! Submit a photo inspired by autumn. The subject is up to you. This is a 10-day contest, uploads must be in by Monday, November 7th at noon, Pacific Time (19:00 GMT). Prize money is determined by number of entries and starts at $10 US.

Online Event

Website : http://www.art-wars.com

Prospectus : http://www.art-wars.com


DEADLINE NOVEMBER 21, 2011 - $8000 in Awards

32nd Annual College & High School Photography Contest

Online Event - Contests, Juried Art Shows - Oil, Art Gallery

Co-sponsored by Photographer's Forum magazine and Nikon. Open to all high school and college students in the U.S., Canada, and worldwide. Total $8,000 plus two Nikon D7000 camera systems awarded! Winners will published in "Photographer's Forum" magazine, exhibited at Brooks Institute's Gallery 27 and inducted into Nikon's Emerging Photographers Hall of Fame. Winners, Honorable Mentions and Finalists all published in the book Best of College Photography 2012, which will include a special section for High School. Enter prints, slides, or online. Early deadline October 17 ($4.95 per photo), final deadline November 21, 2011 ($5.95 per photo). For further details and entry form, see our link.

Online Event

Website : http://pfmagazine.com/

Prospectus : http://www.pfmagazine.com



CALL FOR ENTRIES: ACOPAL's Exhibition of Contemporary American and Chinese Realism

Online Event - Contests, Juried Art Shows - Metalsmithing, Art Gallery

ACOPAL - America China Oil Painting Artists League: Don't miss this opportunity to exhibit at the Butler Institute of American Art and the World Art Museum in Beijing, China with some of the World's foremost realist Artists. The Competition is open to artists residing in the United States. All work must be in oil paint as the predominant medium. 3 Grand Prize Winners will be selected to exhibit with ACOPAL's Honorary Members at the Butler Institute of American Art in Youngstown, Ohio and the opportunity to exhibit at the World Art Museum in Beijing, China. Each Grand Prize Winners will also receive membership into ACOPAL, inclusion in the full color catalog and featured on the website.

Online Event

Website : http://www.acopal.org

Prospectus : http://acopal.org/index.php?option=com_jforms&view=form&id=1&Itemid=50


DEADLINE NOVEMBER 30, 2011 - $1000 in Awards

Emerging Artists 2012

Contests, Juried Art Shows - Acrylic, Ceramics, Crafts, Digital Media, Glass, Mosaic, Illustration, Jewelry, Mixed media, Metalsmithing, Sculpture, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel, Photography, Poetry, Video/Film Art Gallery

This is the twentieth annual competition for gallery exhibition and awards. This exhibition is devoted to the discovery, introduction and promotion of emerging artists. The exhibition will be held in April 2012 at the Limner Gallery and is open to all artists working in any media.

Email : slowart@aol.com

Website : http://www.slowart.com

Prospectus : http://www.slowart.com/prospectus/ea2012.htm


DEADLINE NOVEMBER 30, 2011 - $10000 in Awards

Dave Bown Projects - 3rd Semiannual Competition

Online Event - Contests, Juried Art Shows - Acrylic, Ceramics, Crafts, Digital Media, Glass, Mosaic, Illustration, Jewelry, Mixed media, Metalsmithing, Sculpture, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel, Photography, Poetry, Video/Film Art Gallery

Jurors: Paddy Johnson, Art Fag City, New York; Richard Polsky, Author and Art Dealer; Christina Strassfield, Guild Hall Museum, New York.Prizes: $10,000 USD (1 artist will receive $5,000 and 5 artists will each receive $1,000). Dave Bown Projects will be buying works of art, on an ongoing basis, from select artists as submissions are received.Eligibility: This competition is open to all visual artists who are 18 years of age or older. All styles and media are eligible.Selection Process: Early entries are encouraged. Previewing will occur on a daily and weekly basis by Dave Bown Projects as submissions are received.Deadline: 30 November 2011Prospectus at our prospectus link.For further information, please contact Dave Bown at (917) 365-5265 or at our email.

Online Event

Website : http://davebownprojects.com/

Prospectus : http://davebownprojects.com/submissions.html


DEADLINE NOVEMBER 30, 2011 - $1100 in Awards

Exhibitions Without Walls for Photographers and Digital Artists - Call for Submissions

Online Event - Contests, Juried Art Shows - Ceramics, Oil, Art Gallery

Exhibitions Without Walls for Photographers and Digital Artists - Call for Submissions: Photographers and Digital Artists; "OPEN" online-juried competition and exhibition: any subject matter and style of photography or digital art. Submission deadline: Nov. 30, 2011. Eligibility: world wide, 18 years and older. Entry fee is $15 for up to 5 images. Over $1,000 in cash awards and prizes to the top 3 finalist. Honorable mentions will also be chosen. Some prizes provided by Renee Phillips and Manhattan Arts International, Artist Website Pro and onOne software. Finalist online exhibition Jan.1-31, 2012; Solo-Exhibition for Best In Competition, Feb.1-28, 2012. Visit website for competition guidelines. Contact: Ed Wedman, at our email address.

Online Event

Website : http://www.exhibitionswithoutwalls.com

Prospectus : http://www.exhibitionswithoutwalls.com/guidelines/


DEADLINE NOVEMBER 30, 2011 - $50000 in Awards

The 2012 Hunting Art Prize

Contests, Juried Art Shows - , Digital Media, Metalsmithing, Sculpture, Photography, Art Gallery

The Hunting Art Prize, which is sponsored by the international oil services company Hunting PLC, is a Texas-wide competition open to established artists, talented newcomers and promising amateurs. The $50,000 award is the most generous annual art prize given in North America for painting and drawing. The competition is open to Texas-based artists. Artwork submitted for consideration must be a single two-dimensional painting or drawing no larger than 72" on any one side. Artists must sign up using the electronic sign up form at www.huntingartprize.com and upload one digital file representing their selected artwork. The digital file must be in jpeg format. All entries must be submitted no later than midnight, Tuesday, November 30, 2011.

Website : http://huntingartprize.com

Prospectus : http://huntingartprize.com


DEADLINE DECEMBER 01, 2011 - $39040 in Awards


Fellowships & Art Grants - Acrylic, Ceramics, Crafts, Digital Media, Glass, Mosaic, Illustration, Jewelry, Mixed media, Metalsmithing, Sculpture, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel, Photography, Poetry, Video/Film Art Gallery

TRANSART INSTITUTE seeks independent, inquisitive and imaginative artists for its low-residency MFA program. - Experience residencies in Europe and New York City.- Design your own course of study.- Bring your creative practice to the next level.- Get support from self-chosen advisors wherever you work and live.SCHOLARSHIPS will be awarded with acceptance into the program at the early application deadline.IN A UNIQUELY INTERNATIONAL SETTING, Transart offers an accredited two year course for working artists, teachers and all professionals in related fields who are seeking advancement in visual arts and new media. The program consists of three intensive summer residencies in Europe filled with lectures, workshops, critiques, seminars, performances and exhibitions and two shorter winter residencies in New York City. In the four semesters between residencies, students create an individual course of study realizing art and research projects with the support of faculty and self-chosen advisors wherever they work and live. THE MFA PROGRAM is geared towards the development of a sustainable artistic praxis rather than training in certain media or genres, challenging students to think conceptually and work creatively in new ways. Current students work with animation, choreography, curating, digital media, drawing, film, graphic design, installation, intervention, music, painting, performance, photography, sculpture, software, sound, text art, video and writing.

Website : http://www.transartinstitute.org

Prospectus : http://www.transartinstitute.org/About_files/Ti_Catalog_2012.pdf



International Painting NYC

Contests, Juried Art Shows - , Metalsmithing, Art Gallery

Open to all international artists who have created work within the discipline of the painting medium. This exhibition celebrates the range of creative exploration in painting. Each painting will be considered based on the merit of the single piece. Paintings must not exceed 4 feet in any direction. A few have said that painting is dead, but alas it is flourishing as never before. There is great work being done, on the level of Gerard Richter, Susan Swartz, Tomma Abts and David Hockney, to name just a few. And all have exhibited in NYC - now perhaps you can as well.The Jeffrey Leder Gallery will start the new year with an expansive exhibit: "International Painting NYC." The exhibit will occupy 3 floors of the gallery. We are located in LIC, New York City.Submit up to 5 images for $40, $10 for each additional image for consideration. Selected artists will have their work featured in the exhibition opening in New York City, January 8th.

Website : http://jeffreyledergallery.com

Prospectus : http://www.jeffreyledergallery.com/juried.php


DEADLINE DECEMBER 28, 2011 - $15000 in Awards

artUP - $15,000, Public Display, and Continuous Opportunities!

Online Event - Calls for Submissions - Acrylic, Ceramics, Crafts, Digital Media, Glass, Mosaic, Illustration, Jewelry, Mixed media, Metalsmithing, Sculpture, Watercolor, Oil, Pastel, Photography, Poetry, Video/Film Art Gallery

Emerging artists now have a chance to get their "artUP," achieve their big break, and earn $15,000 by entering the first artUP international arts competition. 300 Finalists' works will be displayed in downtowns, major shopping centers, and other public spaces in several major U.S. cities. Three Grand Prize winners will split $15,000 in total prize money. The contest is sponsored by Britten, Inc., North America's leading creator of large-format banners and displays.In addition, each entry will be placed in an online "Artist Marketplace," where more than 6,000 Britten clients will be able to view and purchase the artwork, creating an avenue for artists to earn money and connect with art and business professionals. If an entry is purchased through the Artist Marketplace, and then printed with Britten, the artist will be paid 10% of the total order cost that was printed! (ie. $3,000 order means that the artist would receive $300) The benefits are continuous. Artists may submit fine art, photographs, digital creations, logos and more. Examples might include a modest design such as a typeface, a color theme or background texture, or a painting or computer-generated design. Guest Jurors will judge entries based on artistic merit, overall impression, creativity and originality, but most importantly how it could be applied to the large-format marketplace. Information and examples will be provided on the contest webpage, artUP.BrittenBanners.com.The entry fee is $20 for the first entry and $10 for each additional entry. Students pay only $10.

Online Event

Website : http://www.BrittenBanners.com


DEADLINE JANUARY 09, 2012 - $3000 in Awards

Embracing Our Differences Call to Artists

Contests, Juried Art Shows - , Ceramics, Digital Media, Illustration, Metalsmithing, Sculpture, Oil, Pastel, Photography, Art Gallery

Embracing Our Differences invites artists, photographers, professionals, amateurs, teachers and students to participate in its 9th annual outdoor art exhibit celebrating diversity. National and international submissions are encouraged. 39 artists will be selected for the exhibit. The Embracing Our Differences exhibit will be displayed throughout the months of April and May 2012 at Island Park along Sarasota's beautiful bayfront. Since 2004, the exhibit has been viewed by more than 1,100,000 visitors. The exhibit will contain 39 billboard-sized (16 feet wide by 12 1/2 feet high) images of the selected artworks. In the judges' discretion, an additional six "honorable mention" selections may be made.Final selections will be chosen based on artistic excellence in reflection of the theme "Embracing Our Differences". The art-work will also be evaluated on how effectively it will read outdoors when enlarged to billboard size - 16 feet wide by 12 1/2 feet high. Artists are encouraged to use bold saturated colors and strong lines. Final selections will be made by a 3-judge panel of professional artists, curators and art professionals. A total of $3,000.00 in awards will be presented.Submissions must be postmarked no later than January 9, 2012. There is no submission fee nor limit on the number of entries.The mission of Embracing Our Differences is to use art as a catalyst for creating awareness and promoting the value of diversity, the benefits of inclusion and the significance of the active rejection of hatred and prejudice.Submission forms and more information concerning past winning submissions are available on-line.

Website : http://www.EmbracingOurDifferences.org

Prospectus : http://embracingourdifferences.org/pdfs/2012eodartists.pdf


DEADLINE JANUARY 16, 2012 - $7000 in Awards

Blue Sky Project

Residencies - , Art Gallery

BLUE SKY PROJECT SEEKS ARTIST'S PROPOSALS FOR 2012 SUMMER RESIDENCY. CREATIVE PROFESSIONALS: VISUAL ARTISTS, ARTIST/ACTIVISTS, FILMMAKERS, WRITERS, DANCERS, MUSICIANS, THEATER PERFORMERS, AND PEOPLE WORKING IN OTHER CREATIVE MEDIA ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. As a Blue Sky Artist-In-Residence, you will cross-pollinate with other practicing artists, collaborate with teens, expand your ideas and add artistic breadth and depth to the Dayton community. Relocated for 2009 to Ohio from our original location in Illinois, artists gather for eight weeks from mid-June to mid August at the University of Dayton, located 2 miles from downtown Dayton. Monday - Thursday, from 10-3:30 are devoted to intensive collaborations between each individual artist and a small group of six to eight local teen participants, culminating in a final exhibition. Artists-in-Residence invent the remaining structure, working together or individually on projects. Our hope is that the projects will seep out, intervene, enhance and impact the community. Your recent studio practice & new ideas should provide the foundation for your activities. Because of the collaborative nature of Blue Sky, your project must have an open-ended structure. Your project must be achievable in eight weeks, within a $1,000 budget (excluding final exhibition expenses) and must engage others in its articulation and production. The rest is up to you. Previous projects have included: sculptural sound installation, self-published zine of local interviews, performance, musical composition, dance installation, filmmaking, photographic re-imaginings of local sites and nature interventions.

Website : http://www.blueskydayton.org



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