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African Heritage Cultural Arts Center Amadlozi Gallery
6161 NW 22nd Avenue, Miami, Fl 33142

APPLY TO THIS CALL

Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs through the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center Amadlozi Gallery invites professional visual artists residing in the United States to submit works for its upcoming 2015 season of juried exhibitions.

 

Black History Month Opening Exhibition, January 7th – February 28th

The exhibition will explore the diversity of the African diaspora in the US and around the world.

 

Women’s History Month Exhibition, March 5th – March 31st

The exhibition will contextualize the contemporary Black female experience.

 

Visual Art Teachers Celebration Exhibition, Sept 5th  – 30th   

* Must be/or have worked as a visual arts teacher in an education facility

The exhibition will showcase the talents of the visual art teacher.

 

 

ABOUT THE AMADLOZI GALLERY

The Amadlozi Gallery provides quality exhibits that are visually engaging, culturally enriching and intellectually provocative. As one of the few art spaces located within the inner city of Miami-Dade County, the Amadlozi Gallery offers an exhibition space and professional development opportunities for artists whose focus is the Black life experience; however it is open to all artists and works that meet professional standards and are sensitive to the community wherein the gallery resides.

 

The Amadlozi Gallery has served as host for several outstanding collections, including The Smithsonian Institution, Amistad, Southern Arts Federation, The Black Heritage Museum, Kuumba Artist Collective, and Inner City Renaissance Artist. In addition, numerous artists have exhibited in the galleries, including Jacob Lawrence, Willis “Bing” Davis, Purvis Young, Oscar Thomas, Charles Humes, Gene Tinnie, Charles Mills, John Fayson, Kabuya Pamela Bowens, Omar Thompson, Pierre Nicholas, Robert McKnight, Jean-Claude Rigaud, Baye, Adonis Parker, Bayunga, Ray Parris, Darryn Ferguson, among others.

 

REVIEW CRITERIA

 

The Amadlozi Gallery recognizes professional artists who have established a recognized body of original works of art within an artistic discipline, created over a sustained period of time; have established a track record of exhibitions/screenings and critical commentary regarding their work; and are pursuing this work as a means of livelihood and/or a way to achieve the highest level of professional recognition.

 

Submissions will be judged by the following general criteria:

{C}1.     Degree of artistic excellence

{C}2.     Evidence of an established and recognized body of work over a sustained period of time

{C}3.     Consistency in the submitted body of work

{C}4.     Appropriateness for the curatorial direction of the exhibition

 

Selection Panel

Adler Guerrier, Artist (Miami)

Maria Elena Ortiz, Perez Art Museum Miami

Aramis O’Reilly, Artist (Miami)

Mikhaile Solomon, Public Art Coordinator, Opa-Locka Community Development Corporation

 

All works submitted for consideration must adhere to the following requirements:

  • 2-dimensional works of art are to be framed
  • Works must be prepped for hanging or mounting
  • All works must be appropriate to curatorial direction of the exhibition(s)
  • Treated for termite infection

 

Artists have the ability to sell your work while exhibiting at the Amadlozi Gallery.  The Gallery reserves the right to assess a commission no greater than 20%.

 

HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR WORK

Application Deadline Submissions must be received as a complete application in CaFÉ™ by no later than October 20, 2014.

{C}1.     Submission Process Submissions must be received as a complete application in CaFÉ™ by no later than October 20, 2014 Midnight EST. All materials will be submitted online, via CaFÉ™. There is NO application fee to apply or to use the CaFÉ™ online application system. To view the application, go to www.callforentry.org, register a username and password, navigate to “Apply to Calls,” and search for “Miami-Dade Art in Public Places.” All submissions must be received as a complete application in CaFÉ™. Assistance in using the CaFÉ™ system is available during regular business hours via email at café@westaf.org

{C}2.     Ten (10) images of previously completed work, this may include details. Please accurately identify medium, dimensions, date, location, client/agency, size, budget, completion date, and a brief written description. The CaFÉ™system will prompt you to enter this information with each uploaded image.

NOTE: Artists who work in video, sound, installations and kinetic sculpture may submit a 3 minute video, audio or dynamic media file in lieu of still images to further describe their work.  Artists must submit a complete the application and upload a video file representing the visual component of the work to the CAFÉ™ website. Maximum length is 3 minutes total.

{C}3.     Artist Statement

{C}4.     A current professional resume

ELIGIBILITY

The Call to Artists is open to experienced professional artists residing in the United States. Miami-Dade employees, as well as selection panelists and panelists’ immediate family members, are excluded from participation.

If you have any questions, please contact Ashlee Thomas at 305-638-6771 or ashleet@miamidade.gov

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Fotostream: 2nd Annual Sand Creek Regional Greenway Photography Show
Sand Creek Regional Greenway Partnership
7350 East 29th Avenue, Suite 204
Denver, CO 80238

APPLY TO THIS CALL

Entry Fee (Fotostream: 2nd Annual Sand Creek Regional Greenway Photography Show): $25.00

Thank you so much for supporting the Sand Creek Regional Greenway Partnership through our 2nd Annual Fotostream: Photography show!

Awards:

  • Adults:
    • $100 First Place
    • $50 Second Place
    • $25 Third Place
  • Youth (18 and under):
    • $50 First Place
    • $25 Second Place
    • $15 Third Place
  • SCRG Community Award: TBD
  • People’s Choice winner selected by ballot from attendees at the opening reception: $50

Jurors: Evan Anderman, Susan Blake. Community Award winners will be selected by local City Council members.

Entry Fee:

  • Adults 19 and up: $25 for one entry of up to 5 photos
  • Youth 18 and under: $10 for one entry of up to 5 photos
    • *YOUTH: PLEASE ENTER COUPON CODE “youth” AT CHECKOUT.

How to Submit Photos: All photographs must be submitted digitally.  A check or credit card payment must be included with your submission.

Rules and Guidelines:

  • All photos must be taken on the Sand Creek Regional Greenway, or in the current parks or public lands which are part of the Sand Creek Regional Greenway.  For a map of the Sand Creek Regional Greenway, please visit http://www.sandcreekgreenway.org.
  • All styles of photography are accepted, including digitally altered images and images taken on a mobile device.
  • All photographs must be originals taken by the person submitting the photo.
  • The Sand Creek Regional Greenway Partnership retains the right to reject any photo that it feels does not align with its mission and values.  No nudity.
  • If your photo(s) is accepted, you must deliver or mail your framed photo to the “Studio” (location to be announced) the week prior to the opening reception. Detailed instructions will be sent to those artists whose works are accepted by the jury.
  • Sale of Artwork: Photographs accepted by SCRGP will be displayed in a gallery that is TBD.  SCRGP will retain a 25% commission on all work sold during the show.
  • Artists’ rights: Artists with accepted photographs retain exclusive copyright to their photo(s).  SCRGP will not reproduce any artwork for sale or commercial use without a prior written agreement of the artist.  Winning photographers agree to grant the Sand Creek Regional Greenway Partnership permission to publish the winning images on their website.

Photography Show Opening Reception:

  • The reception will take place on December 12, 2014 at the Aurora Cultural Arts District Gallery (1400 Dallas, Aurora, CO)
  • Selected photos must be printed and framed prior to the opening reception.

 

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Small Works, Big Presents: The Gift of Art 2014
White River Valley Museum
918 H Street SE
Auburn, WA 98002-6112

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Entry Fee (White River Valley Museum): $15.00

The White River Valley Museum, in partnership with the City of Auburn, Washington, is seeking submissions for the 6th Annual Small Works, Big Presents: The Gift of Art juried art show and sale. This exhibition and art sale celebrates the diversity of the Pacific Northwest visual arts community by displaying the work of established and emerging artists working in small format in all media and offering an opportunity to purchase fine artwork at affordable prices during the holiday shopping season.

The exhibition will run from November 19th through December 14th, 2014 at the White River Valley Museum.

AWARDS

Best in Show: $750

First Place Small Work: $250

First Place Miniature Work: $250

Second Place Small Work: $125

Second Place Miniature Work: $125

People’s Choice Award:$400 + feature article in the Auburn Reporter + their artwork featured on the 2015 Small Works, Big Presents announcement postcard

Honorary mentions may be selected and have no monetary award

JURORS

MARGARET BULLOCK is the Curator of Collections and Special Exhibitions at the Tacoma Art Museum.

AARON HARTZELL is an Instructional Technician of Photography at Green River Community College.

COLLEEN MALONEY is a commissioner with the City of Auburn Arts Commission.

SPONSORS

Small Works Big Presents: The Gift of Art is generously sponsored by 4Culture, the City of Auburn Arts Commission and the White River Valley Museum.

CATEGORIES & ELIGIBILITY

Small Works, Big Presents: The Gift of Art showcases small and miniature artwork of all media. To be eligible for this exhibition, all artwork must be made in a small format (see criteria for small and miniature artwork below). Artwork must be entirely the work of the artist and cannot be copied from other artists or publications. Artworks that have been exhibited in previous Small Works, Big Presents: The Gift of Art shows are not eligible. Artists must be 18 years or older and residing in the Pacific Northwest.

All artworks must measure 12 inches or less at their largest dimension to qualify as a “Small Work.” Artworks must measure 6 inches or less at their largest dimension to qualify as a “Miniature Work.” Measurements do not include frames, mounts, or display hardware.

Artwork may be of any medium that is stable enough to display. Previous shows have featured watercolors, oil painting, photography, ceramics, mixed media sculpture, fiber arts, encaustics, and more. All media are welcome!

Artists can submit up to four works of art to be considered for inclusion in the show.

Each piece must be for sale. The White River Valley Museum encourages submitting works with a price range between $50 and $250.

SUBMISSIONS

THE DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION IS SUNDAY, OCTOBER 19th, 2014. All entries must be submitted by 11:00pm, Pacific Time, October 19th, 2014 on CaFE. (www.callforentry.org).

Images submitted for jury consideration must be accurate representations  of the artwork, excluding mat, frame, mounts, etc.

There is a submission fee of $15 per artist. Submission fees are non-refundable. Payment may be made by credit/debit card through the CaFE application.

Accepted artists will be notified by October 28th, 2014.

GALLERY SPECIFICATIONS

All artwork must be ready to display. Flat works and works on paper must be framed or otherwise finished, wired, and ready to hang. Saw-toothed hangers are only accepted on Miniature Works; Small Works must have a standard wire hanger. Three-dimensional works must be freestanding or include an appropriate base or mount.

DELIVERY OF ACCEPTED WORKS

Accepted artwork may be delivered to the White River Valley Museum beginning Wednesday, October 29th.

HAND DELIVERED WORKS may be brought to the Museum between noon and 4:00pm on the following dates: Wednesday, October 29th – Sunday, November 2nd, and Wednesday, November 5th – Sunday, November 9th.

PICK UP for hand delivered works will be between 10:00am and 4:00pm, Monday, December 15th through Wednesday, December 17th. If you are unable to make these times, please make other arrangements with someone to pick up your work and notify Hilary Pittenger with your permission (hpittenger@auburnwa.gov or 253-288-7438).

SHIPPED WORKS must be carefully packed and delivered with a pre-paid return label inside the box. Works must be delivered to the Museum by no later than 4:00pm, Monday, November 10th. Works should be shipped to:

Small Works, Big Presents

White River Valley Museum

918 H Street SE

Auburn, WA 98002-6112

SALES COMMISSION

A 25% commission will be charged on all works sold during the exhibition. Artists will be paid (minus the commission) within 45 days of the end of the exhibition. Proceeds from art sales benefit the White River Valley Museum. Sold art will remain on display in the gallery until after the show closes.

 

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KALEIDOSCOPE is the 15th Annual Great Halloween Lantern Parade in Full Color! The community that creates together is GREAT together! With fourteen years of lantern making and spectacle-creating under their belts, the diverse communities of Baltimore have created their most colorful EVER Great Halloween Lantern Parade. SAT OCT 25. 3:30pm Festival. 6:30pm Parade Line up at NEW starting point by Boat Lake and NEW Parade route! 7pm Parade starts. Ends with NEW Finale of Video Projection at Pulaski Monument, Eastern & Linwood Aves, Patterson Park. Rain date Sun, Oct 26. FREE! Take bus 13 to Linwood Ave. Bike and park it on festival site! If you’re driving, park on 550 S Eaton St garage and take the FREE shuttle from 4-9pm. – See more at: http://www.creativealliance.org/events/2014/2014-great-halloween-lantern-parade-festival-kaleidoscope#sthash.WR5r6Esp.dpuf

This year’s 15th Annual Parade is ALL NEW! Creative Alliance teachers have designed a new lantern and it’s FULL of brilliant hues. We also have a MUCH more dramatic Parade route that will start at the Boat Lake and cross over to the high ridge in the extension of the Park so the Parade can be seen on high. The marching bands have returned, as well as The Gathering’s Food Trucks, and we’re recruiting more than two dozen artists and students to create 17 monumental lanterns and performances.

3:30pm Festival in Pulaski Monument, Patterson Park (Eastern and Linwood Avenues) Lantern workshops, hayrides, family fun, crafts vendors, 20 food trucks, and bands. The Manly Deeds below! – See more at: http://www.creativealliance.org/events/2014/2014-great-halloween-lantern-parade-festival-kaleidoscope#sthash.WR5r6Esp.dpuf

Kids Costume Contest! Registration starts at 4pm!

Sac Au Lait perform 5:15-6:15pm

6:30pm Parade Line up on Boat Lake. 7pm Parade starts

with NEW PARADE ROUTE to Park extension. NEW monumental lanterns, stiltwalkers, dancers, and Bands Marching!

  • Batala! All women Samba drumcorps!
  • 901 Arts Band
  • Bateria Terra Maria
  • Sac Au Lait
  • Manly Deeds
  • Baltimore Westsiders Marching Band (video below)

– See more at: http://www.creativealliance.org/events/2014/2014-great-halloween-lantern-parade-festival-kaleidoscope#sthash.WR5r6Esp.dpuf

The fab pre-Parade, family friendly Festival has a new groovy layout and the same GREAT attractions, including: a wildly fun kids’ costume contest open to all, lantern making, hay rides, and more all FREE activities! So don’t miss out on the world class celebration that comes when ALL kinds of folk create a glittering show of light in the night! As always, ANYONE can march in the Parade, wear a costume, and carry their lanterns. Expect over to see over a thousand, neighbor-made lanterns!

Pre-Parade Lantern Workshops

CREATIVE ALLIANCE FAMILY WORKSHOPS
Sundays: OCT 12 & OCT 19
Creative Alliance: 3134 Eastern Ave, 21224
Three two-hour sessions: 10am, 12:30pm & 3pm. Suggested $5 donation.

PATTERSON PARK PUBLIC CHARTER SCHOOL COMMUNITY WORKSHOP
Saturday OCT 11
Patterson Park Public Charter School: 27 N. Lakewood Ave, 21224
Three one- hour sessions: Noon, 1pm & 2pm. Suggested $5 donation.

Festival (Day of) Workshops
SAT OCT 25: 30-min sessions
DROP IN! 3:30-6:00pm

Patterson Park — Pulaski Monument on Eastern & Linwood Avenues

Each workshop includes a light with lantern. Purchase lights at $2 each.

– See more at: http://www.creativealliance.org/events/2014/2014-great-halloween-lantern-parade-festival-kaleidoscope#sthash.WR5r6Esp.dpuf

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The Carnegie Center for Art & History is now accepting proposals from artists for the 2015 New Albany Public Art Project: Today & Tomorrow Series. The theme for 2015 is sustainability. Three artists will be selected and paid an honorarium of $5,000.00 to create an artwork about this theme that will be on view in New Albany for two years.

Artists’ proposals are due on January 5th and the artworks will need to be installed by May 11, 2015. Please consider applying and/or sharing this information with others who may be interested.

The full Request for Proposals document can be downloaded at:  http://www.napublicart.org/forartists.php

We are taking submissions online only at: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=2109