From Kit and Ace: Call for Artists for Kit and Ace Shop Coconut Grove, Deadline July 24th, 2015

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Name of the show: Kit and Ace Shop Coconut Grove
Organizer: Kit and Ace
Cost to Apply: 0.00
Submission Deadline: July 24th, 2015
Application email: [email protected]

Show Location: Coconut Grove 3401 Main Hwy
Show Dates: 3 months

Call details: FOR LOCAL MIAMI ARTIST ONLY: I am opening a new retailer this fall in Coconut Grove. Part of the concept is working with local artists.

Kit and Ace is a new retailer opening globally. They are a family business former owner and creative director of Lululemon. A Wilson Company.

The Kit and Ace shop will have a wall that is dedicated to local artists to exhibit their art work, it will revolve every 3 months. All sales are 100% for artist we take no percentage or commission. The wall opening is late Oct. Tremendous exposure opportunity as we will have a launch party with media/ press!

If you would be interested in submitting art for consideration – Please submit art that you want considered for the wall (check out Kit and Ace sites links in my signature for what has been accepted). The artist preferably lives or works near or/ in Coconut Grove.
Send images that you would like to submit to display on wall:
Very short bio
Please submit no later than July 24th. Let me know if you have any questions.

All my best,

T: 305.970.3197 | E:[email protected]

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From Art Fusion Galleries/William Braemer – Director: Call for Artists for Art Fusion Galleries’ 4th Annual International Fine Arts Competition, Deadline November 1, 2015

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Name of the show: Art Fusion Galleries’ 4th Annual International Fine Arts Competition
Organizer: Art Fusion Galleries/William Braemer – Director
Cost to Apply: $40.00 and $60.00
Submission Deadline: November 1, 2015
Application link

Show Location: Miami, Florida
Show Dates: Date to be Determined – Exhibition in 2016

Call details: Art Fusion Galleries proudly announces our 4th Annual International Fine Arts Competition! In keeping with Art Fusion Galleries’ ongoing commitment to foster the growth of emerging artists, we proudly host an annual International Fine Arts Competition. This competition embraces and welcomes artists from around the globe who strive to become tomorrow’s contemporary masters. Situated in the heart of Miami’s Wynwood Art District, our 8,000 square foot Chelsea-style gallery showcases an international collection of original art from a spectacular array of talented artists. Art Fusion Galleries is known as the preeminent gallery in Miami for integrating the best of emerging to mid-career artists by featuring over 50 selected artists each quarter in a major international group show. The gallery features four dynamic exhibitions annually, each show is highlighted with a gala opening reception along with monthly “gallery night” events. We encourage you to view our opening reception videos located on our homepage at , or browse through our Google Virtual Tour and view our 2014 International Fine Arts Competition Winners. The gallery presently represents over 900 artists from around the globe; this scope of cultural artistic diversity is reflected in the galleries’ vibrant, distinctive and provocative energy. Art Fusion Galleries was recently named as the “Best Gallery in Florida 2015” by the American Art Awards Association for emerging artists worldwide. Join us in this opportunity to be represented in Miami’s internationally acclaimed art market by submitting your entry today.

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From Art Deco Weekend: Call for Artists for 2016 Art Deco Weekend Poster Contest, Deadline August 31. 2015

Life Is Art is very excited to once again be joining the Art Deco Weekend for 2016! As something new for this year, they are hosting an open contest for the Poster Art. You can win a free booth and a solo show at the Art Deco Museum, plus, your name all over the promotional material, so definitely check it out!

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Name of the show: 2016 Art Deco Weekend Poster Contest
artdecoweekend2016Organizer: Art Deco Weekend
Cost to Apply: $25.00
Submission Deadline: August 31. 2015
Application link

Show Location: Miami Beach
Show Dates: January 15-17, 2015

Call details: The Miami Design Preservation League (MDPL) will celebrate the “Art of Architecture” during the 39th Annual Art Deco Weekend (ADW), which takes place on Ocean Drive in Miami Beach on January 15-17, 2016. The annual festival will honor architecture from coral rock to exoskeletons. They are looking to capture this theme in the 2016 official ADW poster and calling out to South Florida artists to submit their work. The grand prize includes a booth at the 2016 ADW festival and a month long solo exhibit at the Art Deco Museum.

MDPL requires the artist to create a poster that is 24 x 36. Both horizon and vertical designs will be considered, but horizontal is preferred. The poster must be original work. Artists must include specific words including Art Deco Weekend, The Art of Architecture, Miami Design Preservation League, Ocean Drive, Miami Beach and January 15-17, 2016.

MDPL suggests artists visit and learn about the organization and their accomplishments. Artists should explore the meaning of architecture as related to art and to be creative in their interpretation of the “Art of Architecture.” Artists are encouraged to be familiar with Art Deco and MiMo and see them as part of, rather separate from contemporary architecture, especially as they relate to Miami Beach.

The entries will be judged by a jury including: MDPL’s Resident Artist, Iris Chase, Chair of Art Deco Weekend, Lori Bakkum, and Life is Art Founding Director, James Echols. The winning poster and artist will be chosen in mid-September. The official poster will be announced publicly in October.

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From Jam Life: Call for Artists for SummerRoll Music Fest, Deadline 07/31/15

A local show at Churchill’s Pub with no sales fee, definitely check it out!

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jamlifeName of the show: SummerRoll Music Fest
Organizer: Jam Life
Cost to Apply: $0
Submission Deadline: 07/31/15
Application email: [email protected]

Show Location: Churchill’s Pub
Show Dates: 08/08

Call details: Music Festival featuring 3 stages and over 15 performers. Looking for artist who want to display their work or do live painting a the event. No cost to submit, 100% of sales go to the artist.

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From ArtAscent: Call for Artists for “Violet” International Call For Artists by ArtAscent – Deadline August 31, 2015, Deadline August 31, 2015

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Name of the show: “Violet” International Call For Artists by ArtAscent – Deadline August 31, 2015
Organizer: ArtAscent
Cost to Apply: Artists – Entries start at $25
Submission Deadline: August 31, 2015
Application email: [email protected]

Show Location: Artists – Entries start at $25
Show Dates: July 1, 2015

Call details: | Theme:
This call theme is “Violet.” A bluish-purple shade, a flowering plant, the name of a woman – violet takes on a variety of forms. Violet is even associated with royalty, the unconventional, and ambiguity. Violet can be expressed in a symbolic, literal, modern, traditional, abstract, or completely unique way. Colour your canvas and notepad with violet, and share your vision with the world.

| Eligible Submissions:
Entries may include 2- and 3-dimensional media, such as paintings, drawings, photography, mixed media, installations, ceramics, jewelry and sculpture. Submissions must be the original work of the applicant(s). Open to international artists. Apply using the online form.

| Highlights:
The Gold, Silver and Bronze artists will be featured in the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal complete with artist profile reviews written by our art writer. From 20 to 30 artists in total will be published in ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal; showcased, along with website links, in an online exhibition on the ArtAscent website for at least two years; and, promoted on the ArtAscent Facebook and Twitter feeds.

| About ArtAscent:
The mission of ArtAscent is to promote artists of images and words, and connect them with art lovers. This is accomplished by calls for artists and writers, artist profiling, art magazine publication, and artist and writer online showcasing. Each call is theme based, with the intent to showcase diverse creative explorations of that theme via various media.

| Call application

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From Melisa Caprio & Eliane Harvey: Call for Artists for Art Is…, Deadline August 30, 2015

Great call for artists from Sailboat Bend in Fort Lauderdale, definitely check it out.

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art-is-2Name of the show: Art Is…
Organizer: Melisa Caprio & Eliane Harvey
Cost to Apply: $30.00
Submission Deadline: August 30, 2015
Application link

Show Location: 1310 Gallery, Sailboat Bend Artist Lofts
Show Dates: October 24 – December 12, 2015

Call details: Open to all artists. Both 2D and 3D submissions welcome.
A limit of 3 submissions will be accepted per artist.
The gallery will provide a free opening reception, which will be open to the public. All artists are invited to attend, along with people from the community and elsewhere. The Art Is reception is being held during our infamous downtown Ft. Lauderdale art walk night. Flagler/FAT Village’s Artwalk.

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From African Wardrobe Festival, Inc: Call for Artists for African Wardrobe Festival, Deadline August 14, 2015

Received this call from a brand new Afrocentric arts festival. If you are involved in the African arts, definitely check it out!

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Name of the show: African Wardrobe Festival
Organizer: African Wardrobe Festival, Inc
awf-2-adCost to Apply: 0
Submission Deadline: August 14, 2015
Application email: [email protected]

Show Location: African American Research Library & Cultural Center
Show Dates: August 29, 2015

Call details: African Wardrobe Festival, Inc (AWF) is accepting submissions in the following categories: artists/painters, spoken word poets, writers, and research papers.

All submissions must be Pan-African, Afrocentric, African-centered, and your original work. Submissions must reflect wither the mission and or purpose of African Wardrobe Festival, Inc. By submitting your work, you are automatically entered to be considered to be part of our African Wardrobe Festival Expo on August 29, 2015.

For spoken word poets, please submit one audio or video recording of your piece.

For writers and research papers, please submit a summary of your writing.

By submitting your work you are also granting African Wardrobe Festival, Inc (AWF) its partners, subsidiaries, and third party affiliates the non-exclusive rights to use your work online, digital, and in print for the purposes of The African Wardrobe Festival.

About The African Wardrobe Festival, Inc

The #AfricanWardrobeFestival is a fashion festival where the attendees are the models and everywhere they go is the runway. It features the finest African clothes, arts & craft and literature. The purpose of the festival is to promote African attires and #wardrobes. Its mission is to bring together the African Diaspora with African-Americans; to educate, promulgate African history, traditions, and culture by organizing cultural events, festivals, workshops, and talks.

Please send all submission to [email protected]

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