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Call to Artists

  • The Court House Cultural Center Gallery Committee is seeking collectors living in the Treasure Coast area who would consider loaning the gallery artworks for an exhibit in March 2020 focused on modern and contemporary art. The curators are interested in artwork that reflects the modernist perspective. Artworks do not have to be for sale. Please contact, Jennifer Hearn at jhearn@martinarts.org.

  • The Arts Foundation for Martin County seeks mural and street artists to compete in its second annual ARTSFEST OFF THE WALL urban arts competition at ArtsFest on Saturday, February 8, 2020, from 12-6 pm. A two-day celebration of the arts, ArtsFest attracts approximately 15,000 attendees each year since its inception in 1988.

    ARTSFEST OFF THE WALL will take place at Memorial Park in Historic Downtown Stuart. Large 8’ x 8’ wood panels will be made available to each artist. Artists will be placed throughout the festival where the public will be able to view their works in progress. Selected artists will receive a $100 stipend with a chance to win $1,000.

    Deadline to apply: December 20, 2019

  • The Florida Division of Cultural Affairs has offered professional development workshops for artists since 2007. These workshops provide training on issues artists face in making a business of their art, including strategic planning, communications and marketing, and budgeting and financial planning. Our next workshop will also include a session on disaster preparedness and resources. The facilitators are working professional artists themselves, and they will share tools and strategies to help you gain self-sufficiency as artists.

    The next professional development workshop will be held November 22-24, 2019 in Panama City, hosted by Bay Arts Alliance, the local arts agency.

    The workshop will be given free of charge. The only expenses are:
    · Transportation to/from Panama City
    · Hotel accommodations if needed (we have worked out a discount rate with a nearby hotel)
    · Approximately $12-$15 per day to pay for a catered lunch on 11/23 and 11/24

    The workshop is open to professional artists who are Florida residents and are not currently students. Approximately 22 artists will be selected to attend.

  • ON VIEW: DECEMBER 12 - JANUARY 17, 2020
    OPEN, ALL SUBJECTS, ALL MEDIA, NATIONAL JURIED EXHIBITION
    Juror: TBA

    Art Center Sarasota invites contemporary artists from across the nation to submit work for Sarasota’s premier national open, all media, all subjects, juried exhibition. This exhibition gives visitors an opportunity to see the diverse artistic mediums and enormous talent both locally and nationally.

    Deadline to apply: November 22, 2019

  • Art Fort Lauderdale is a 4-day curated art fair (January 22-26, 2020) that transports attendees on a journey along the famed Intracoastal waterways via water taxi and private yacht with stops at vacant luxury waterfront properties that feature over 100 artists and galleries exhibiting various styles and methods of art that reflect the past, the present and the future. This destination art fair seeks to highlight the uniqueness of the city and put Fort Lauderdale on the art world map as a premier location to view, interact with and purchase art along with giving art aficionados, residents and visitors a cultural experience that is memorable, interactive and engaging. These exhibits will feature paintings, illustrations, sculptures, installations, photographs, films, performance arts and art & technology collaborations in addition to talks with artists, collectors, and curators. See video. $20 Application, $180 per piece of artwork accepted with 40% commission assessed on sales.

    Deadline to apply: December 10, 2019

  • The Martin County Public Art Advisory Committee is seeking to purchase or commission a public artwork for the Peter & Julie Cummings Library Outdoor Space located in Palm City.

    Budget: $30,000.00
    Deadline to apply: December 20, 2019

  • d | a | c is accepting submissions for proposals for exhibitions, both physical and virtual for the 2019 exhibitions to be held at d | a | c art space, or on the d | a | c artsy.net page, with artsy’s average of 2.5 million monthly views, this is unbeatable exposure opportunity.

    d | a | c is seeking submissions in all mediums from:
    Works on Canvas
    Works on Paper
    Photography
    Art Objects
    Sculpture
    Design
    Fabric Arts
    Jewelry
    Video art

    Deadline to apply: December 21, 2019

  • Space 42 is currently running an OPEN CALL and up to $5000 Grant for Main Gallery exhibition proposals, with the aim of enabling local, national, and international visual artists to experiment with new ideas and media. We encourage artists to propose site-specific projects that are engaging and risk-taking that extend your practice in concept, scale, and/or scope. We encourage artists from all backgrounds and working in any medium to apply. Proposals should include an overall vision for the Main Gallery. Collectives and artist collaborations are encouraged to apply as long as the work is presented as a singular vision. There is a $25 entry fee to cover cost.

    Deadline to apply: December 31, 2019

  • Artists are invited to apply for the Carnaval on the Mile Art & Music Festival, held March 7-8, 2020 along Miracle Mile in Coral Gables, FL. Awards will be presented. Eligible media: Paintings, Ceramics, Jewelry, Photography, Sculptures, Crafts, Mixed Medium, Fiber. $25 application fee.

    Deadline to apply: January 18, 2020

  • Artwork Loan Program at State Capitol

    The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) is highlighting Florida-based photographers and artists in the state Capitol building. The primary interest for artwork, which will be displayed throughout Commissioner of Agriculture Nikki Fried’s suite on the plaza level of the Capitol, is natural scenic views of Florida’s landscapes and waters. This includes but is not limited to springs, rivers, beaches, forests, prairies, and wildlife. If you have an interest in this artwork loan program, please contact Joey Hicks, Director of Administration, at Joey.Hicks@FreshFromFlorida.com or 850-617-7000.

    Additional details:
    • Artwork will be rotated twice per year and all loan pieces will be returned to the artist/owner
    • FDACS and any artist/owner featured will enter into an agreement for the loan program to ensure art is handled with care
    • FDACS will highlight artists via social media
    • This program is not intended for the sale of artwork

  • Atlantic Center for the Arts is now accepting applications for the Master Artists-in-Residence Program. Spend three weeks developing your work with the personal support and mentorship of internationally renowned Masters in visual arts, music composition, literature, and choreography. Participation is limited to 8 people for each Master Artist.

    Deadline to apply: Varies

  • CALLING ALL LIVE ARTISTS! Paint LIVE during MASS District's Artwalk every last Saturday of the month at Art Attack. Artists will have an appx. 6' x 6' space to paint and sell their works. Bring a standard 6' folding table (or smaller) , your easel, paints, finished works to sell, lighting, and any promotional material.

    Set up is at 5pm, Brawl commences at 6pm, winner is announced at 10:01pm. Paint anything you want (not offensive please) and collect tips throughout the night, the winner is determined by who received the most tip money!

    WINNER will be the next showcase artist at Art Attack for the following Artwalk, and will have the entire front wall to display and sell their works. Other prizes vary from month to month.

    This is FREE! FREE to enter, FREE to participate, FREE to sell. Art Attack will not take any money, commissions, percentages, etc. from any artist. You keep 100% of what you make!

    Deadline to apply: Ongoing

  • The Hopper Prize is offering multiple individual artist grants totaling $5,000.00 USD awarded through an open call art competition juried by leading contemporary curators.

    Program Highlights
    $5,000.00 USD in total awards for visual artists
    + 5 artists will each receive $1,000.00 USD in unrestricted grant awards
    + 30 artists will have their work archived at hopperprize.org
    + Early applications will be reviewed for possible nstagram artist features @hopperprize (https://www.instagram.com/hopperprize/)

    We work with leading curators to review your submissions. Spring 2019 grant winners will be selected by:

    Leilani Lynch
    Curator, The Bass Museum of Art Miami Beach

    Rachel Adams
    Chief Curator & Director of Programs, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts

    Eligibility
    The Hopper Prize is open to all artists age 18 and older working in any media. There are no restrictions on genre, subject matter, or media. We accept entries in all media.

  • 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

  • Applications are accepted on a rolling basis to exhibit at the Court House Cultural Center. The application is located on the Court House Cultural Center Gallery Overview page of our website.

    Deadline to Apply: Ongoing

December 8–14 2019

Monday, December 9, 2019
Stuart Art Supply & Studio | 43 Kindred Street Stuart FL 34994

Monday, December 9, 2019
6:00 pm9:00 pm
Artists' Nook | 43 Kindred Street, Stuart

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
Stuart Art Supply & Studio | 43 Kindred Street Stuart FL 34994

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
11:00 am5:00 pm
Ground Floor Farm | 100 SE MARTIN LUTHER KING JR BLVD STUART FL 34994

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
2:00 pm4:00 pm
Eagle Marsh Golf Clubhouse

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
9:00 am12:00 pm
Stuart Art Supply & Studio | 43 Kindred Street Stuart FL 34994

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
11:00 am5:00 pm
Ground Floor Farm | 100 SE MARTIN LUTHER KING JR BLVD STUART FL 34994

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
1:00 pm4:00 pm
Elliott Museum | 825 Northeast Ocean Boulevard, Stuart

Wednesday, December 11, 2019
1:00 pm5:00 pm
Stuart Art Supply & Studio | 43 Kindred Street Stuart FL 34994

Thursday, December 12, 2019
9:30 am12:30 pm
Stuart Art Supply & Studio | 43 Kindred Street Stuart FL 34994

Thursday, December 12, 2019
11:00 am5:00 pm
Ground Floor Farm | 100 SE MARTIN LUTHER KING JR BLVD STUART FL 34994

Thursday, December 12, 2019
1:00 pm5:00 pm
Stuart Art Supply & Studio | 43 Kindred Street Stuart FL 34994

Thursday, December 12, 2019
1:00 pm3:00 pm
Log Cabin, Frances Langford Park, Jensen Beach

Friday, December 13, 2019
9:00 am12:00 pm
Artists' Nook | 43 KINDRED STREET

Friday, December 13, 2019
9:30 am12:30 pm
Stuart Art Supply & Studio | 43 Kindred Street Stuart FL 34994

Friday, December 13, 2019
1:00 pm4:00 pm
Artists' Nook | 43 SE Kindred St, Stuart, FL 34994

Friday, December 13, 2019
1:00 pm4:00 pm
Stuart Art Supply & Studio | 43 Kindred Street Stuart FL 34994

Saturday, December 14, 2019
10:00 am1:00 pm
Stuart Art Supplies Studio

Saturday, December 14, 2019
10:00 am1:00 pm
Artists' Nook | 43 KINDRED STREET

Saturday, December 14, 2019
1:30 pm3:30 pm
Artists' Nook | 43 KINDRED STREET
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