From Biscayne Park Public Art Advisory Board: Call for Artists for Biscayne Park Call to Artists: ART IS IN OUR NATURE, Deadline February 15, 2016

Biscayne park is looking for sculpture artists. The exhibition is for a full year, so definitely check it out!

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Name of the show: Biscayne Park Call to Artists: ART IS IN OUR NATURE
Organizer: Biscayne Park Public Art Advisory Board
Cost to Apply: $30.00
Submission Deadline: February 15, 2016
Application email: [email protected]

Show Location: Biscayne Park
Show Dates: May 2016- May 2017
Download additional information (PDF)

Call details: The Village of Biscayne Park, located between North Miami and Miami Shores, is seeking artists to participate in their 2016 juried outdoor sculpture competition, “ART IS IN OUR NATURE”.

As Biscayne Park is a Bird Sanctuary and home for wildlife, submissions should reflect the environment and natural world. A fee of $30 allows artists to enter up to three pieces. Between one and three winner(s) will be chosen by a jury to display their work in a prominent Biscayne Park location for one year. Winner(s) will receive a cash prize, publicity and opening reception. Artist’s statement and sample images should be emailed to [email protected] by February 15, 2016. See attached document for full details.

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From Commissioner Juan C. Zapata: Call for Artists for West End Art After Dark, Deadline November 23, 2015

An opportunity in West Kendall for local artists. No fee, so definitely check it out.

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Name of the show: West End Art After Dark
Organizer: Commissioner Juan C. Zapata
Cost to Apply: Free
Submission Deadline: November 23, 2015
Application email: [email protected]

Show Location: Kendall Lakes Library- 15205 SW 88th St, Miami, FL 33196
Show Dates: Dec. 4th

Call details: Art After Dark takes place every other month in West Kendall (Aka the West End). Commissioner Juan C. Zapata’s mission is to bring more arts and culture to the West End, especially in places where you do not traditionally find art. Artists who participate will be a part of a growing community art scene as we transform the library into a gallery night.

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From ArtAscent: Call for Artists for “Portraits” International Call For Artists by ArtAscent, Deadline December 31, 2015

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Name of the show: “Portraits” International Call For Artists by ArtAscent
call-banners-550x300Organizer: ArtAscent
Cost to Apply: Entries start at $25
Submission Deadline: December 31, 2015
Application link

Show Location: International Online
Show Dates: February 1, 2016-February 1, 2018

Call details: | Theme:
Capture, illustrate, write, or otherwise create your visions of people and other creatures. Portraits can be expressed in symbolic, literal, modern, traditional, abstract, or completely unique ways. What portraits can your imagination create?

| 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. Up 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:
https://ArtAscent.com/the-call-for-artists-and-writers/

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Artist Opportunity from our friends at Art Deco Weekend 2016

adw16callforartistsLife Is Art is excited to again be working with the Miami Design Preservation League for the 39th Annual Art Deco Weekend. The theme this year is “The Art of Architecture.”

For 2016, the Artist Village has been expanded and improved with additional programming and an Art Bar. The best news is Life Is Art is getting artists some very special benefits!

* DISCOUNT BOOTH RATE: Click this link, fill out the form and enter LIFEISART to receive a discounted booth rate of $550.00 (regularly $700).
* BOOTH SHARING: Art Deco Weekend will allow Life is Art vendors to share booths. If artists want to share booths, they must contact Marie Hernandes directly: [email protected] or 305.672.2014
* ARTIST TALKS: In addition, participating booth artists also have a special opportunity to do an artist talk at the Art Bar pavilion.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY
Use the discount code LIFEISART
Click here for more information on Art Deco Weekend.

 

Life Is Art OFFICIAL Call for Artists for Spectrum Miami Contemporary Art Show Public Exhibition: Life Is ArtPlay and LaunchPad Feature Artist, Deadline October 30, 2015

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Life Is Art Official Call for Artists
Spectrum Miami Contemporary Art Show Public Exhibition:
Life Is ArtPlay and LaunchPad Feature Artist

Deadline October 30, 2015

Life Is Art is once again proud to partner with Spectrum Miami Contemporary Art Show during the Miami Art Basel Week to present an exhibition of South Florida artists. On Thursday and Friday, December 3 and 4, 2015, we will be hosting a group of artists to be creating their work live in public in the front courtyard of Spectrum Miami. The art will remain prominently displayed on exhibition and sale throughout the show in the courtyard.

PLEASE READ CAREFULLY: Life Is ArtPlay Exhibition Details
1) Artists will be creating their artwork live on Thursday, December 3rd or Friday, December 4th.
2) DEADLINE to Apply: Friday, October 30, 2015 at 11:59pm.
3) In addition, one artist will be selected as the LaunchPad Artist for a special feature (see below).
4) Eligibility: Open to artists who live and work primarily in South Florida.
5) Open to both 2D and 3D artists. Art styles can include painting, collage, mixed-media, sculpture, and other 2D or 3D formats.
6) A total of ten (10) artists will be chosen.
7) Artists will be chosen by a jury consisting of representatives from Spectrum Miami and Life Is Art.
8) There is NO fee to apply.
9) There is NO fee to display.
10) Five (5) artists will create each day, one set on 12/3/15 and the other on 12/4/15.
11) You will be notified of which day you will be working if you are chosen.
12) This show takes place outside in the Spectrum Miami courtyard.
13) Each artist receives a 48”x48” wood sheet upon which to create.
14) Life Is Art will supply an easel or platform for each artist.
15) Artist needs to bring their own paint and other materials.
16) All work will be displayed outside, rain or shine, so it needs to be weather resistant.
17) Artists must be ready to go starting at 4:00pm on their selected day.
18) The show closes at 9:00pm each day.
19) If you do not finish in your allotted time, you may return at a future date to finish.
20) There will be an Artists Reception on Thursday, December 3, 7:00pm – 9:00pm. All artists are required to be in attendance.
21) Artwork remains on display in the Spectrum Miami courtyard through Sunday, December 6th at 6:00pm.
22) Unsold work must be picked up on Sunday, December 6th between 6:00pm and 8:00pm.
23) All art will be for sale through the artist directly.
24) Artist keeps 100% of the proceeds from their own sales.

LaunchPad Featured Artist Details.
In addition to the above, ONE (1) artist will be chosen for a very special feature called LaunchPad. Spectrum Miami will give them media coverage, special exhibition space adjacent to ArtPlay, plus they will be one of the featured artists in ArtPlay on both Thursday and Friday. The LaunchPad is for emerging, unrepresented artists only.

APPLICATION
To apply, fill out the form below in its entirety. Please be careful in filling out the form, improperly filled forms will not be considered.
Chosen artists will be notified by Tuesday, November 3, 2015 via email. Please monitor your email closely.

THE CALL IS NOW CLOSED. THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO APPLIED.

THE FINE PRINT
By agreeing to participate in the Spectrum Miami Life Is ArtPlay exhibition, the above agrees to protect, keep and save Life Is Art, Spectrum Miami, Midtown Miami, and all their officers and staff, forever harmless from any damage, loss, cost, liability, or expense that arises from their being at this event. This agreement covers full setup, run of the event, and takedown. By signing above, you indicate your approval of all information contained.
Life Is Art and Spectrum Miami reserve the right to refuse entrance or participation as allowed by law.

AGREEMENT
I have read and understood and agree to all of the above.
I release Life Is Art and Spectrum Miami to use my name, image, and company information in the promotion of the event.
By typing my name above, I certify that this signifies a signature of agreement.

Life Is Art is a 501c(3) Florida non-profit organization dedicated to the promotion and support of the arts and community in south Florida.

A BIG THANK YOU TO SPECTRUM MIAMI CONTEMPORARY ART SHOW FOR THEIR ONGOING SUPPORT OF LOCAL ARTISTS AND LIFE IS ART

From ArtAscent: Call for Artists for “Haunting” International Call For Artists by ArtAscent, Deadline October 31, 2015

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Name of the show: “Haunting” International Call For Artists by ArtAscent
call-banners-550x300Organizer: ArtAscent
Cost to Apply: Entries start at $25
Submission Deadline: October 31, 2015
Application link

Show Location: International online
Show Dates: December 1, 2015 – December 1, 2017

Call details: 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.

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. Up 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.

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From Annie Y. Saldana: Call for Artists for LUZ: Year of the Light Exhibition, Deadline October 31, 2015

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Name of the show: LUZ: Year of the Light Exhibition
luzOrganizer: Annie Y. Saldana
Cost to Apply: $0
Submission Deadline: October 31, 2015
Application link

Show Location: San Juan, PR
Show Dates: December 2015 (pending)

Call details: LUZ: Year Of The Light Exhibition

On December 2013, the UN General Assembly proclaimed 2015 as the International Year of Light and Light-based Technologies. It is a global initiative which will highlight to the citizens of the world the importance of light and optical technologies in their lives, for their futures, and for the development of society. It is a unique opportunity to inspire, educate, and connect on a global scale. It aims to raise awareness on the achievements of light science, its applications, and its importance to humankind.

Why light matters?
On the most fundamental level, through photosynthesis, light is necessary to the existence of life itself, and the many applications of light have revolutionized society through medicine, communications, entertainment and culture. (excerpt from light2015 website)

In honor of this recognition we invite artists from all over the globe to submit their proposal to participate in “LUZ- Year of the Light Exhibition” which will make its opening debut in San Juan, PR. Location is still being discussed but I encourage all of you to start sending your proposals. All submitted artworks MUST be original, created by the person/art collective who enters the competition. Special attention will be given to professionalism regarding technique, presentation of work, cohesiveness of project and relation to exhibition theme. If selected, it will be responsibility of the participant to pay for any shipping charges that apply. All mediums are welcome to participate.

The jury includes:
1. Annie Y. Salda, M.F.A.
2. Henry Ballate, M.F.A.

REQUIREMENTS:
-THEME: Light (open for interpretation)

-Artists can submit up to four (4) images that comprise a cohesive body of work. Image specifications are: Grayscale or RGB mode, 72 dpi, 1024 pixels on the longest side, JPEG format at maximum quality. The file name MUST follow this format: lastname-firstname-title.

-Word Document listing the information below for each submitted file:
Artist’s name
Title
Medium
Dimensions
Year produced
Mounting (e.g. framed, self-standing, etc.)

-A short artist statement explaining how the work submitted is related to the theme of the exhibition

– Artist resume and short biography (include education, past exhibitions, etc)

Deadlines:
-Last day of submissions: October 31st, 2015
-Participating artists will be notified: November 6th, 2015
-Art must be received by: November 30th, 2015
-Exhibition Dates: PENDING: Late December

Submit Materials Or Questions To:
Annie Salda
Email: [email protected]
C. (913) 689-9187

**Email should be titled: 2015 LUZ EXHIBITION**
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En Diciembre de 2013, la Asamblea General de Naciones Unidas declaró 2015 como el Año Internacional de la Luz y las tecnologías basadas en la luz. Se trata de una iniciativa global que pretende mostrar a los ciudadanos del mundo la importancia de las tecnologías de luz en sus vidas, su futuro, y para el desarrollo de la sociedad. Es una oportunidad única para inspirar, educar y conectar a una escala global. Su objetivo es crear conciencia sobre los logros de la ciencia de la luz, sus aplicaciones y su importancia para la humanidad.

¿Cuál es la importancia de la luz?
En el nivel más fundamental, a través de la fotosíntesis, la luz es necesaria para la existencia de la vida misma, y muchas aplicaciones, utilizando la luz, han revolucionado la sociedad a través de la medicina, las comunicaciones, el entretenimiento y la cultura. (extracto de la página web light2015)

En honor a este reconocimiento invitamos a artistas de todo el mundo a presentar su propuesta para participar en “LUZ: Year of the Light Exhibition”, la cual se llevará a cabo en San Juan, PR. La localización todavía se está discutiendo, pero los animamos a todos a enviarnos su propuesta. Todas las obras presentadas deberán ser originales, creado por el artista o colectivo artístico que entre la competencia. Se prestará atención especial a la profesionalidad respecto a la técnica, la presentación de los trabajos, la cohesión del proyecto y su relación con el tema de la exposición. De ser seleccionado, será responsabilidad del participante pagar por los gastos de envío que correspondan. Todo medio creativo está bienvenido a participar.

Jurado:
1. Annie Y. Saldaña M.F.A.
2. Henry Ballate M.F.A.
3. Juan Alberto Negroni
4. Dueño de local (pending)

ELEGIBILIDAD:

-TEMA: Luz (abierto a la interpretación de cada artista)

– Podrá participar todo artista sin importar nacionalidad

– Los artistas pueden someter a consideración un máximo de cuatro (4)
imágenes que formen parte de una serie artística. Especificaciones de las
imágenes son: modo RGB, 72 dpi, 1024 pixeles en el lado mayor, formato
JPEG a la máxima calidad. El nombre de la imagen deberá seguir el
siguiente formato: apellido-nombre-titulodeobra.

-Un documento que incluya una lista con la siguiente información para cada archivo enviado:
• Nombre de artista
• Título
• Medio
• Dimensión
• Año
• Método de montaje

-Resume de artista y breve biografía

-Documento con declaracion de artista que especifique como está relacionada la obra propuesta al tema de la exhibición.

FECHAS IMPORTANTES:
-Fecha límite para enviar propuesta: 31 de Octubre de 2015
-Artistas seleccionados serán notificados: 6 de Noviembre de 2015
-Fecha límite para recibir obras: 30 de Noviembre de 2015
-Fecha de exhibición: Diciembre 2015 (fecha exacta de apertura aún pendiente)

ENVIO DE MATERIALES:
Annie. Saldaña
Email: [email protected]
(913) 689-9187
**Email deberá ser titulado: 2015 LUZ EXHIBITION**
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