Call For Artists: Deadlines for June 2013 and Beyond

"Baton Garden" ink and acrylic on hanji paper, 18" x 18," 2009 by Jiha Moon, one of last year's Working Artist Project winners. This year's deadline is June 30!
“Baton Garden” ink and acrylic on hanji paper, 18″ x 18,” 2009 by Jiha Moon, one of last year’s Working Artist Project winners. This year’s deadline is June 30!


JUNE

The Book As Art: 21t Century Meets Tradition
Call for entries for book artists to submit to the Decatur Arts Alliance’s inaugural juried exhibition.
Deadline: June 3 (today at midnight!)
The Decatur Arts Alliance is holding a juried exhibition to showcase the book as an art form. This year’s jurors are Brian Dettmer, Jerushia Graham, and Beck Whitehead. The exhibition is July 19-September 20 and will be held in conjunction with the Decatur Book Festival. For information on how to apply click here.

The Art of Georgia: Celebrating Georgia’s Landscape and People
Call for artists to submit two-dimensional visual art exploring the theme of Georgia’s culture, heritage, and environment.
Deadline:
June 7
The Office of the Governor in partnership with Georgia Council for the Arts is pleased to announce a call for entries for The Art of Georgia:
Celebrating Georgia’s Landscapes and People. This rotating exhibit will hang in the executive offices of the State Capitol and showcase current work of contemporary Georgia visual artists. Artwork will be sought and selected by region over a two-year time frame, with work from each region on display for approximately six-months. Click here for details and how to apply.

MINT Gallery’s Leap Year Program
Call for emerging artists to apply for the opportunity for exhibition space, curatorial opportunities and other resources through mentorship program facilitated by MINT.
Deadline:
June 14
MINT’s Leap Year program allows three emerging artists to be paired with two different mentors, receive free memberships to many arts related organizations in the Atlanta area, and will be able to participate in a series of workshops and discussion groups specifically tailored to their medium, background and needs. They will also receive a small stipend to be used for supplies, free studio space and opportunities for community service and public art installations. Click here to apply!

17th Annual No Dead Artists
Open call for all living US-based emerging artists to participate in the 17th Annual No Dead Artists exhibition at Jonathan Ferrara Gallery in New Orleans, Louisiana.
Deadline: June 15
Jonathan Ferrara Gallery in New Orleans will host their highly anticipated annual exhibition of artwork by living emerging artists based in the United States. The exhibition will kick-off the art season in New Orleans and has historically been attended by thousands of art enthusiasts. One of the artists selected for this exhibition will also be awarded a solo exhibition at Jonathan Ferrara Gallery in their 2013 season. Click here for full details and to apply.

Cumberland Society of Painters Juried Exhibition
Call for entries for the Cumberland Society of Painters presents the first annual Cumberland Society National Exhibition, to be held in Nashville, TN at Richland Fine Art.
Deadline: June 24
Paintings created in oils and acrylics will be accepted. Criteria for judging will include draftsmanship, color, and design, emphasizing the use of imagination and expressive handling of subject matter.  To find out more, click here.

The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia’s Working Artist Project
Call for submissions for The Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia’s 2013/2014 Working Artist Project fellowship program to support visual artists in the metropolitan Atlanta area.
Deadline: June 30
WAP is a fellowship program to support established visual artists of merit who reside in the metropolitan Atlanta area. This initiative provides an unparalleled level of support for individual artists, expands the Museum’s mission, and promotes Atlanta as a city where artists can live, work, and thrive. MOCA GA supports artists by granting a major stipend to create new work; by presenting a solo exhibition of the new work; by producing an accompanying exhibition catalogue; and by providing a paid studio apprentices over the course of one year. WAP is supported by a grant from The Charles Loridans Foundation. Apply here!

JULY

SpringBoard Exhibition
Professional artists are invited to apply for SpringBoard as an opportunity to showcase their artwork and pursue a two-week mentorship in which artists guide young artists through their creative work processes as they prepare for their first professional art show: DualConcepts.
Deadline:
July 1
Artists will be selected by a 5 panel jury and artwork will remain up through July 21 for the Heritage Cultural Arts Festival. For details on the exhibition, mentorship, and how to apply, click here.

DualConcepts Art Show
Call for young artists from emergency housing organizations around Atlanta to apply for the DualConcepts Art Show. This show is an opportunity for youth who are interested in art to learn new skills and be featured in a professional art show.
Deadline:
July 9
Youth artists will receive art materials to create their artwork and 2 weeks of working time. Professional artists will be paired with youth to help guide them and prepare them for the art show. Click here to find out how to apply!


Please leave a comment below if you know of more grant opportunities, calls for proposals, or residencies. Look for BURNAWAY‘s Call for Artists listings at the beginning of every month.


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