Seasonal Deadlines. Deadlier than ever.
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Opportunities with deadlines
Matchbox Microcosms. Make curios? Ever wanted to be shown in a van that’s going to travel around the UK, showing off your work against its other, curiouser, displays. Wanna be shown to school groups, amongst others? Now’s your chance! Open to all nationalities, not just you of the British persuasion (Yup, I checked). Deadline Dec 31, 2013.
*** Bodies-February 2014 Juried Exhibit, North Seattle Community College. Entries Due 10th Jan 2014. Application Deadline: January 10, 2014.
*** United States Mint Call for Artists: Seeking Artists to Design United States Coins and Medals.
*** Artist Trust Fellowship 2014. Washington State artists only. Due 13th Jan 2014.
*** Stephen F Austin University: Texas National 2014. Open art show to all in America. Entreis due 18th Jan 2014.
*** Arts Business Institute Scholarships sponsored by SNAG. “The Arts Business Institute’s 2014 Winter Workshop, taking place at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia on January 18-19, 2014.”
ONoff: An exhibition of makers that work ON and OFF the body. Juried by Susie Ganch. Deadline for submissions: January 19th, 2014.
*** Womens Works 2014. Old Court House Arts Center on the Historic Town Square in Woodstock, Illinois. Due 19th Jan 2014.
Functional Art: The Wine Country Home exhibition open for US residents at Larson Gallery, Yakima, Washington. Submissions: January 25, 2014 (MST)
*** 2014 The Alice Prize: National Contemporary Art Award – Australians only. Deadline Jan 31st, 2014.
*** 2014 SNAG “Exhibition in Print: Animal Instincts” Deadline Jan 31st, 2014.
*** “Passion to Perform… art competition which celebrates the success of Yamana Gold.” Deadline Feb 7th, unless they reach 1000 entries before that time.
LaGrange National XXVIII. Exhibition opportunity for US residents. Deadline Feb 11th, 2014.
*** Changing Hues: Color Embraced by Metalsmiths Around the World. Ganoksin online exhibition. They really wrote this: “We do not judge your design work, but we do reserve the right to refuse photographs of lesser quality.” Deadline Feb 15th, 2014.
Origomu: Master and Protégé Contest. Pair up with a demale someone who does not enjoy the same privileges as you, and submit your entries by Feb 15th 2013 to win cash prizes for you and your protégé.
*** Houston Center for Contemporary Craft – Residency Program. March 1st, 2014.
*** Play That Funky Music ! A crafthaus Online Exhibition. March 15th, 2014.
TOP Jewels – National Jewelry Design Exhibition, “A showcase featuring the very best artists working in the medium of jewelry design to educate the public about their craft.” USA only exhibition opportunity, entries through CaFE. Deadline April 11th 2014.
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.
*** 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.
*** 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.
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More huge props to Melbourne Jeweller for finding this Art Prize Website for Aussie artists and publishing it here with her monthly Calendar posts. It’s a good ‘un. Thanks Karen!