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Call to Artists

  • Whitespace Collection introduces a premier boutique event, Collect1-2-3-4-5, showcasing the best in wearable design: jewelry, textiles, and sculptural accessories.

    Seeking the ultimate in wearable art, with items priced at a minimum of $80 per item, and maximum of $1500 per item. Items may be one of a kind or in multiple, with the level of craft and innovation expected for the upscale market.

    Deadline to apply: September 15, 2018

  • The Naples Art Association is now accepting entries for National Art Encounter 2018-19, a biennial exhibition open to artists residing in the United States and featuring 9 cash awards with a total value of $3,500. The jurors are: Brad Cushman, Gallery Director, University of Arkansas at Little Rock; Jill Deupi, Beaux Arts Director, Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami; and Kirk Ke Wang, Professor of Visual Arts, Eckerd College, Saint Petersburg.

    Deadline to apply: October 4, 2018

  • The Art of Association Exhibition at the Lighthouse ArtCenter creates a perfect opportunity for the South Florida community of artists to meet, celebrate each other’s work, and enjoy the rich cross-pollination of ideas.

    •The Lighthouse ArtCenter presents an invitational exhibition featuring the works of members in Art Associations from Miami to Vero Beach, Florida.
    •Associations will jury their own members’ art and present the pieces which represent their best artwork in this exciting show.
    •The exhibition will be judged, with prizes awarded in multiple categories.

    If you belong to an Art Association please ask your organizer(s) to email aoa18@lighthousearts.org for the exhibition prospectus. Exhibition dates September 4 - October 11, 2018.

  • Embracing Our Differences invites you to participate in creating a world where differences are embraced and individuality is celebrated. Become a part of this exciting change through your visual art submission to the annual Embracing Our Differences international juried competition.

    The winning artworks combine a deep understanding of both medium and message. Awards are given for "Best-in-Show Adult," "Best-in-Show Student," and "People's Choice" categories, with the last chosen by visitors to the exhibit. Adult winners each receive $1,000; students receive $1,000 to be directed to their school’s art program. The statements accompanying each artwork are also vital and provide insight into our common humanity—as well as the differences that make us all unique. The 2019 exhibit will be displayed from January 19 through March 14, 2019, in Bayfront Park in downtown Sarasota.

    Deadline to apply: October 15, 2018

  • The Fifth Avenue Art Gallery, located at 1470 Highland Avenue, Melbourne, FL, is pleased to announce our Thirteenth Annual 100% Pure Florida juried exhibition. Again, we will be seeking the varied and extraordinary talents of local, regional and state-wide artists. Pure Florida refers to the artist’s residence. Subject matter and style are unlimited.

    Deadline to apply: December 1, 2018

  • As the name suggests, this exhibition features pieces created by artists working in a wide variety of media from all over the 65,000 square miles that make up Florida. The juried entries come together for an award-winning and exciting exhibition representing today’s contemporary Florida artists.

    Deadline to apply: January 28, 2019

  • Swamp Ape Review is a national online literary journal founded and produced by the MFA in creative writing students at Florida Atlantic University.

    The Swamp Ape is a legend that reflects Florida—its mythology, its weirdness—as well as the human desire to create a narrative around that which we can’t explain. Submissions to the Swamp should defy form to the extent that the piece’s creator might be unsure of where it belongs. Across all genres, we encourage pieces with a hybrid or non-traditional nature—works that subvert our expectations of both content and form and unsettle our assumptions of what is possible.

    Deadline to Apply: Ongoing

August 19–25 2018

Monday, August 20, 2018
6:00 pm9:00 pm
Artists' Nook | 43 Kindred Street, Stuart

Tuesday, August 21, 2018
11:00 am5:00 pm
Ground Floor Farm | 100 SE MARTIN LUTHER KING JR BLVD STUART FL 34994

Wednesday, August 22, 2018
11:00 am5:00 pm
Ground Floor Farm | 100 SE MARTIN LUTHER KING JR BLVD STUART FL 34994

Wednesday, August 22, 2018
1:00 pm4:00 pm
Elliott Museum | 825 Northeast Ocean Boulevard, Stuart

Thursday, August 23, 2018
11:00 am5:00 pm
Ground Floor Farm | 100 SE MARTIN LUTHER KING JR BLVD STUART FL 34994

Friday, August 24, 2018
9:00 am12:00 pm
Artists' Nook | 43 KINDRED STREET

Friday, August 24, 2018
1:00 pm4:00 pm
Artists' Nook | 43 SE Kindred St, Stuart, FL 34994

Saturday, August 25, 2018
10:00 am1:00 pm
Stuart Art Supplies Studio

Saturday, August 25, 2018
10:00 am1:00 pm
Artists' Nook | 43 KINDRED STREET

Saturday, August 25, 2018
1:30 pm3:30 pm
Artists' Nook | 43 KINDRED STREET
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