Deadlines May 2014

*** With Corrections***

Stanley St Gallery is advertising a juried show, and they are in NSW not in Qld as I first published. Thanks go to Lousje Skala for her copy editing skills 😉


Making up for a late one last month, this time I’m.. Bang on schedule 😉

For recent CaFE entries I encourage you to see what is being offered by checking out their site and even signing up for the email updates.

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*** This month’s new additions***

Opportunities with deadlines

Mixed (e)Motions: Art Unbound by Media. “Mixed media and multimedia only. All works should exhibit both motion and emotion, with special consideration for unique media combinations.” Entries Due: May 31, 2014 (12am Mountain Time.)

New Traditional Jewellery 2014. As a part of the SIERAAD arts fair in Amsterdam, this competition has taken ‘ CONFRONTATIONS’ as the 2014 theme. Registration due 1st June 2014.

BJ Spoke Gallery: Digital Magic. An exhibition calling for all things digital, including 3D prints. Deadline: June 1, 2014.

The Halstead Grant Call for Entries. “The Halstead Grant is awarded each year to a promising new jewelry designer working primarily in silver.” Deadline June 9, 2014.

*** Call for Entries: “Beads (perle e perline)” hosted at Abilmente Fair, Vicenza, Italy, October 2014, 16-19. Deadline June 10th 2014.

*** Stanley St Gallery in NSW (Australia) Invitation to submit contemporary jewellery for a juried exhibition and a chance to gt a solo show. Deadline 11 July 2014.

So Fresh + So Clean. 1st Annual Ethical Metalsmiths Student Exhibition and Emerging Artist Award. Closes 15 Jul 2014.

Mari Funaki Award for Contemporary Jewellery. Applications close 18 June 2014 (11:59pm, Australian Eastern Standard Time. That’s a day ahead of you US peeps.)

*** New Necklaces: 500+ Designs from Around the World – image request for a book edited by Nicolas Estrada. Due 20th June 2014.

*** National Contemporary Jewellery Award presented by the Griffith Regional Gallery. (Yup, Aussie residents only.) Entries close 25th June 2014.

Call for papers for c+de#7 (2015) NOW OPEN:“Landscape, Place and Identity in Craft and Design”. Guest Edited by Kay Lawrence. (c+de#7 = Craft and Design enquiry issue 7). The Call for Papers for this issue is now open and will close on 30 June 2014.

Harpo Foundation Grants – Emerging Artist Fellowship (residency). (Still not THAT Harpo…) Americans only. Deadline July 5, 2014.

*** Mesa Arts Center – various opportunities from juried craft shows to solo exhibitions. Various deadlines from August 2014 onwards.

Koru 5. Triennial event organized by Finnish Jewellery Art Association. DEADLINE for applications is 1.8.2014. (That’s the 1st of August for you Americans ;) )

Niche Awards. For “craft artist[s] residing in the U.S. or Canada, and especially seeks artists who are designing and making work for resale by stores and galleries. ” Professional Deadline: August 18, 2014

*** Wayne Arts Center juried exhibition Craft Forms 2014. Entries due September 20th, 2014.

Rolling + Undated Opportunities

***** Job Opportunity ***** Curator of Fine Metalwork – Exhibitions Manager
Metal Museum, Memphis, TN. Please email or mail resume, letter of interest and three references to Carissa Hussong, Metal Museum, 374 Metal Museum Drive, Memphis, TN 38106,

Artist in Residence in the Industrial Monument Jakob Bengel – Idar-Oberstein, Germany. 1-3 month residency for jewellers in the factory, including stipend and accommodation! Looks amazing.

Assistantships, Residencies, Volunteering & Employment at Touchstone Center for Crafts, Farmington, PA.

PORTFOLIO AND EXHIBITION PROPOSALS FOR LINCOLN CENTER ART GALLERIES – entry via CaFE, but instructions on the linked site (hint, scroll down).

The Peoria Art Guild. “Currently accepting submissions, and are sending out a call to artists, around the world and at all stages in their careers, to submit their portfolios for consideration.”

Commissioners’ Choice Invitational Lone Tree Arts Center.– entry via CaFE, but instructions on the linked site (hint, scroll down).

Contemporary Metal in Perth have updated their class timetable and there is some great stuff on offer. Check it!

Dallas County Community College District – Visiting Artist for our Art Metals Summer Workshop in Summer 2014.

Tributaries: Call for entries. The Metal Museum, in Memphis, has an ongoing call for exhibitions from emerging and mid-career artists. First deadline Feb 2013, for upcoming shows, and they keep applications on file for 2 years.

The Imperial Centre for the Arts + Sciences in North Carolina have a permanent exhibition call out, with shows booked 2-3 years in advance.

And finally

There’s this Art Prize Website for Aussie artists, where you can sign up for regular updates.