From Gables Hispanic Cultural Foundation, Inc.: Call for Artists for The Coral Gables Hispanic Cultural Festival, Deadline October 1st

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front-of-save-the-date-2015Name of the show: The Coral Gables Hispanic Cultural Festival
Organizer: Gables Hispanic Cultural Foundation, Inc.
Cost to Apply: $450.00 for 10X10 space (tent, electricity access)
Submission Deadline: October 1st
Application email: [email protected]

Show Location: Biltmore Way Coral Gables, FL
Show Dates: October 24 & 25 2015

Call details: This two day street festival celebrates with local and international artists, musicians and businesses to promote their work, the arts and cultures in South Florida.

Event dates are October 24 & 25 2015.

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From Contemporary Art Projects USA/Tata Fernandez: Call for Artists for 2015 Art Basel Miami Week|Juried Exhibiiton “Help Hope Nepal Mural”, Deadline November 2, 2015

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Name of the show: 2015 Art Basel Miami Week|Juried Exhibiiton “HELP HOPE NEPAL MURAL”
Organizer: Contemporary Art Projects USA/Tata Fernandez
resized-for-leticia-1Cost to Apply: $65.00
Submission Deadline: November 2, 2015
Application link

Show Location: Spectrum Miami Fair
Show Dates: Dec 2-6|2015

Call details: Contemporary Art Projects USA has been accepted to exhibit their unique fundraising juried international call for artist “Help-Hope-Nepal Mural”, sponsored by Major Corporations, at Spectrum Fair Miami 2015, December 2-6|2015. Four Hundred Artists will come together to create the mural to benefit the April 2015 Nepal Earthquake victims through the MAITIRELIEFFUND; all innovative media will be accepted, including: painting, photography, 3D printing, digital art, and mixed media.

Headquartered in Miami, Contemporary Art Projects USA is dedicated to nurturing new contemporary art by providing exhibition opportunities and resources for emerging artists and curators. Our mission is to promote art appreciation within the international community, to inspire and assist with the process of art collection; and to generate resources that support artists’ creative endeavors through art awareness, artist promotion, and art procurement.

Contemporary Art Projects will join forces with MAITIRELIEFFUND by donating 50% of the Entry Fee, and 15% of the Sales. The Proceeds will go to support the women and children affected by the earthquake.

A Special Donation Account has been established by MAITI as:

Standard Chartered Bank Nepal LTD
Kathmandu, Nepal
Standard Charter Bank
1 Madison Ave
New York, New York 10010-3603
Account Number: 3582077433001

The following media is accepted: Computer Art, Mixed Media, Painting, Photography, 3D Printing, as well as all Innovative New Technologies in Art.

An esteemed jury will choose 400 artworks (1 per artist) based on artistic excellence, innovation and originality.

The 2015 Jurors are:

Silvia Medina, Ms. Medina was founding member of the Havana Biennial as well as Wilfredo Lam Center, Havana, Cuba. She worked at the Foundation for the Development of the Arts and Execute Director of Sala Mendoza in Caracas, Venezuela. At the Present time she is Chief Curator of Contemporary Art Projects USA as well as a freelance curator for national and International Fairs and Galleries.

Richard L. Tooke, Former Curator of Fundraising Exhibitions for the Patty and Jay Baker Naples Museum of Art, and Active Member of the Friends of Arts. Mr. Tooke brings his thirty years experience in the field of Photography where he was Director of Rights and Reproductions at the prestigious Museum of Modern Art in New York. With an extensive Art Collection comprised of established artists he continually searches out exciting new emerging artists from around the world .His belief is to support young artists who have devoted themselves to creating original viewpoints of the world, which then enrich our lives. At the present time Richard serves as Guest Curator at Contemporary Art Projects USA.

Paul Fisher, private art dealer and owner of Paul Fisher Gallery in West Palm Beach, has represented world-famous glass sculptor, Dale Chihuly, since the 1980’s; with whom he traveled to Finland, Ireland, France, Venice, and Japan in the 1990’s. He is the founder and president of Juried Art Services, and the creator of Digital Juried; which he founded in 1999. His latest venture is a partnership with the gallery and exhibition space at the Brazilian Court Hotel in West Palm Beach. Mr. Fisher has an affinity for abstract expressionism, pop art, and photography.

The Mural will be curated by Silvia Medina

Benefits for Participation:

The Jury Committee of Contemporary Art Projects USA will automatically admit one piece of the first 300 artists who apply upon acceptance by the jury; the next 100 spaces will be chosen by the Jury from the general applicant pool.

Three artists will receive awards for their originality and technique:

First Prize: Participation at a major fair with one artwork 40” x 40” inches and curated by Contemporary Art Projects USA. The Fair will be determined by the gallery during 2016.

Second Prize: Three months placement at Contemporary Art Projects USA Amazon Fine Art Gallery.

Third Prize: Artist Interview published at Art Daily News International Magazine.

Online Catalog: All work will be displayed on a printable online catalogue published by Mag Cloud.


Images – Minimum:1 Maximum 3 (1 or 2 Extra images $10.00)
Total Media – Minimum: 1 Maximum: 3

Entry Fee: Be Aware That It Will Be A Capacity For 400 Artists
Open Juried Exhibition Entry Fee: $65.00 with 1 image
Extra 1 or 2 Images $10.00
No Extra Hanging Fee

Entry Deadline: 10/31/2015

Notification Will Be Posted On: November 9th, 2015 by Midnight


This exhibition is open to all artists 18 years of age and older in the disciplines of Computer Art, Mixed Media, Painting, Photography, as well as all Innovative New Technologies in Art.

All work must be original, unsold work, and the artist must own the sole copyright to ir the artwork. Substitutions of accepted works will not be allowed, and all delivered work must match the image juried. Photography must be on aluminum, Plexiglas or on paper framed.

Note: The frame must be “floating” 1.5” to 2.00” wide in black. No other frames will be accepted; the frame must be included in the required size.

Size Restrictions:
Hanging works are limited to 10” inches (25cm) height and 8” inches (20cm) width or square pieces must be 10” inches (25cm) by 10” inches (25cm).

Sales: All work must be available for sale.

There is a 30% commission for Contemporary Art Projects USA, with 15% of it donated to MAITIRELIEFFUND. The Artist will receive 70% of the Total Sales.

Accepted Work: The selected artist is responsible for proper arrangements and costs connected to shipping to and from the fair, and insuring the artwork while it is in transit.

Important Information: Contemporary Art Projects USA will donate 50% of the Entry Fee and 15% of the Total Sales to MAITIRELIEFFUND.

Contemporary Art Projects USA is not responsible for any fees encountered during the shipping, storage and delivery of artwork.

Note: To compensate for International shipping costs, Contemporary Art Project USA will accept canvas in tube and innovative hanging processes determined by the curator and agreed upon by the artist.

Each work of art must be identified on the back with the artist’s name and title of the artwork.

Local Artists:
Artists are responsible for the delivery of the artwork on November 30th, 2015 between the hours of 10a.m.-12p.m. at Fair Site.

Unsold artwork must be picked-up on December 6th, 2014 at the fair closing time.

Note: If the unsold artwork is not picked-up or properly returned there will be a storage fee of $100.00/per day

International And National Artists:
The shipment and arrival of the artwork on time before the fair set up.
All artwork must be sent to UPS Store/Art Shipping Services
(please contact Mr. Catanach to determine the best carrier from your location)

UPS Store/Art Shipping Services
Jeffrey D. Catanach
3109 Grand Ave. Coconut Grove, FL. 33133
Tel. (305) 445-6665 email: [email protected]

All Artwork Must Be At The UPS/Art Shipping Services Location By November 30th, 2015.
Arrangements must be made for the prepaid return of unsold artwork thru the UPS Store.

Contemporary Art Projects USA shall have the right to use for its purposes any image(s) of any artwork that is photographed during the fair. Artists will retain all rights in terms of attribution and ownership of any images of their making in all other respects except those stated herein.

Artwork will be handled with reasonable care. Contemporary Art Project USA and its representatives will not be responsible for loss, theft or damage of artworks while in the fair exhibitor’s possession, or in transit. Contemporary Art Project USA has the right to reproduce accepted artwork for publicity and documentary purposes.

Contemporary Art Project USA allows researchers and commercial filmmakers to use the gallery as a backdrop. The artist retains all copyrights for the artwork.

The submission of entries to this competition shall be understood to constitute an agreement on the part of the artist to all rules and conditions as set forth in this prospectus. Entries not meeting the criteria listed herein will be disqualified, and the entry fee will not be refunded.

Entry Procedure Online Only
All entries must be submitted online.
Entries must be submitted on or before November 2nd, 2015.
File format: JPEG only
File dimensions: No smaller than 1920 pixels on the longest side
File resolution: 72 ppi/dpi (standard web resolution)
File size: 3 MB maximum
FEES “HELP-HOPE-NEPAL” Open Juried Exhibition Entry Fee: $65.00
Extra 1 or 2 Extra Images $10.00
All fees are non-refundable and payable only through established Payment Method.

Deadline November 2, 2015 by Midnight

Notification: Results of the juried selection will be posted at our website on November 9th, 2015

Any Questions Or Inquiry Please Email To: [email protected]

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From Miami Urban Contemporary Experience: Call for Artists for Now Or Neverland: An Exploration of Urban Surrealism, Deadline September 30, 2015

An opportunity for a show during Art Basel Week. The MUCE is a cool organization, so definitely check it out!

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Name of the show: Now Or Neverland: An Exploration of Urban Surrealism
Organizer: Miami Urban Contemporary Experience
now-or-neverland-exhibit-art-baselCost to Apply: $50
Submission Deadline: Wedesday, Sept. 30th
Application link

Show Location: Chef Creole Performance Park : 200 NW 54th Street, Miami
Show Dates: December 3rd -6th 2015

Call details: Miami Urban Contemporary Experience invites visual artists to submit works in all media for this ensemble of exhibitions. Eligibility is open to all performance, installation, traditional and new media artists. All entries must be of original design and personal execution.


“NOW or NEVERLAND” is a multidisciplinary exhibition developed to share stories about life in urban communities (like Miami) and the personal fables that develop throughout childhood and linger into adulthood. The collective exhibit makes use of performance, installation, traditional and new media art works exploring this theme of social development.

This exhibition will take the Basel audience on a fantastic journey in the heart of Little Haiti during the Art Basel Weekend.

The week-long Gallery will be located at Chef Creole’s Performance Park: 200 NW 54th Street, Miami.

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From Ormond Memorial Art Museum, Inc.: Open Call To Visual Artists, Deadline December 2, 2015

An opportunity for a museum show up in Volusia County. Costs nothing to apply, so definitely check it out!

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Name of the show: 2017 Exhibitions
Organizer: Ormond Memorial Art Museum, Inc.
Cost to Apply: 0
Submission Deadline: December 2, 2015
Application link

Show Location: Ormond Beach, FL
Show Dates: during 2017

Call details: The Ormond Memorial Art Museum is accepting submissions from artists in a variety of styles and media for exhibitions in 2017. Individual and small group submissions are welcome. The museum is not able to cover shipping costs of work. Details for submitting can be found at Follow the “get involved” tab on the top right to the Call for Artist link.

Submissions are needed by mail by Dec. 2, 2015 and are nonreturnable. Artists will be notified of status by February 2016.

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From Teresa Sorrentino/Katrina Boler: Call for Artists for Mad Hatter Arts Festival with Artisan & Vintage Market, Deadline Oct. 31, 2015

From the wonderfully light-hearted Mad Hatter festival in Coconut Grove. This is one of our favorites and the booth fee is very low, so definitely check it out.

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Name of the show: Mad Hatter Arts Festival with Artisan & Vintage Market
Organizer: Teresa Sorrentino/Katrina Boler
madhatterCost to Apply: $25
Submission Deadline: Oct. 31, 2015
Application link

Show Location: Coconut Grove
Show Dates: Nov.21 & Nov. 22

Call details: Join us in celebrating the Eleventh Year of the well loved 2 day Art & Music Festival held on the grounds of the beautiful Barnacle Historic Park overlooking Biscayne Bay in Coconut Grove and along the sidewalks of Main Highway. All original art in any medium. This year for the first time we are presenting an Artisan & Vintage market featuring handmade artistic items, vintage clothing & decor, antiques and plants.

You are invited to join in the fun of the Eleventh Year of the Mad Hatter Arts Festival with Artisans & Vintage Market

Where: Coconut Grove – Inside the beautiful grounds of The Barnacle Historic Park overlooking Biscayne Bay and along the sidewalks of Main Highway

When: 10am-5pm November 21st & 22nd

Open To: Original Artists in all mediums ~ Vintage Clothing & Decor ~Antiques~ Repurposed Items~ Handmade Crafts and Unique Artisans~ Specialty Foods~ Plant Vendors.

Set-Up Options:
Tent Vendor (artists must provide their own) to be set-up on the grounds of the beautiful Barnacle Historic Park overlooking Biscayne Bay. 10′ x 100 space
Fee: $75.00 plus $25 application fee.

Sidewalk Vendor: May include a 6ft Table, & or Grids, or Rolling Rack.
Fee: $50.00 plus $25 application fee.

Download an application PDF
Direct questions to [email protected]
Entry Deadline: October 31, 2015

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From Van Der Plas Gallery: Call for Artists for Anthology 2015 l Open Call at Van Der Plas Gallery, Deadline October 10, 2015

Very cool opportunity from a gallery in New York. Nice cash prize and the opportunity to be in a major magazine, so definitely check it out!
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johanexteriorName of the show: Anthology 2015 l Open Call at Van Der Plas Gallery
Organizer: Van Der Plas Gallery
Cost to Apply: US $30.00 Early deadline by Midnight of September 10th, 2015 (EST) or US $40.00 Extended deadline by Midnight of October 10th, 2015 (EST)
Submission Deadline: October 10, 2015
Application link

Show Location: 156 Orchard Street, New York, NY 10002
Show Dates: December 3,2015-December 30, 2015

Call details: Van Der Plas Gallery is pleased to announce its first edition of the annual juried exhibition Anthology.
Selected and curated by internationally respected art world professionals, Anthology will be a painting/drawing/sculpture exhibition that will reach out democratically to artists worldwide. Presented at the Van Der Plas Gallery, Lower East Side/Manhattan, New York, the exhibition will be a key barometer of emerging and established talent.
Consisting of ten finalists selected from all applicants, the exhibition will open on December 3rd 2015 and on display until December 30th 2015.
Van Der Plas Gallery will present a cash prize of $1,500 and a solo exhibition in February 2016 to one winner.
The winner will also be profiled on Art Fuse online magazine
Artists at all stages in their careers and working in painting, drawing and sculpture are invited to apply.
The Anthology jury members will change every year, ensuring that artists who have previously applied will continue to be assessed by different individuals and therefore have renewed opportunities to be selected. 
To submit your art please go to:
We are looking forward to see your art!
 Adriaan Van Der Plas

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From Fridge Art Fair: Call for Artists for The Fridge Fudge Pop, Deadline September 15th, 2015

A chance to be part of one of the coolest art fairs during Art Basel Week, definitely check it out!

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fridgeartName of the show: The Fridge Fudge Pop
Organizer: Fridge Art Fair
Cost to Apply: $10
Submission Deadline: September 15th, 2015
Application link

Show Location: Holiday Inn-Miami Beach – Oceanfront, 4333 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33140
Show Dates: December 3-9, 2015

Call details: Fridge is an indie art fair open to galleries and artists 18 + from any country. A small curatorial board will review all materials submitted. By particiapting in Fridge Art Fair, you agree to let us use your images for purposes of marketing the event.

Selected Artists/Galleries:
50% deposit is due within 2 days after acceptance email have been sent from Fridge Art Fair.
Full amount is due within 30 days after acceptance email have been sent from Fridge Art Fair.
Fridge Art Fair reserve the rights to cancel spaces/booths if payments are not received in time. We will do everything to work with you in terms of payment for space.
Wifi and chairs are provided.

There is a $10 submission fee, If you are selected to be part of Fridge Art Fair the submission fee will be deducted from the total invoice.

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