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Call to Artists

  • Deadline to apply: October 15, 2020 through ZAPP
    Late applications may be accepted - please contact Jennifer at 772.287.6676 ext 2 or jennifer.hearn@martinartsfoundation.org.
    The Arts Foundation for Martin County invites artists to apply to be an exhibitor at our 34th annual ArtsFest on February 20 & 21, 2021 in beautiful Memorial Park in Downtown Stuart. A hometown celebration of local arts and culture, the 2-day event provides the area with exceptional fine art and craft exhibitors, culinary arts, hands-on activities for the family, and a variety of live musical and theatrical performances. From its genesis in 1988, ArtsFest has become one of the Treasure Coast’s most beloved and best-attended community events attracting arts patrons, collectors, residents, and visitors to the City of Stuart during Florida's busy winter season. ArtsFest Stuart has been chosen annually as a Southeast Tourism Society "Top 20 Event" since 2016!

  • The Pine School is seeking a part-time studio art teacher to teach two or three levels of art to upper school students. We currently have a very collaborative fine arts department that coordinates instruction in visual art and music for all students Kindergarten through Grade 12. In lower and middle school, students are exposed broadly to the fine arts. Our new upper school art teacher will provide the culminating path for students who choose to pursue studio art through the AP level. Collaboration with colleagues is essential so as to smoothly transition students through their studies. We look forward to welcoming a new colleague who will continue to foster a positive professional learning environment and encourage a passion for fine art. It is very likely this position will become full-time after the 2020-2021 School year.

  • Deadline to apply: October 31, 2020
    We are calling on artists from Brevard, and from all over the world, to loan us your artwork for a three-month period to raise awareness of Indian River Lagoon restoration work and the future Aquarium. A cross-discipline jury, including Aquarium Art Walk Team members, will review submissions and select the best representations of Aquarium or Indian River Lagoon themed art. The jury-selected art will be displayed throughout Brevard County. The Art Walk will be a well publicized and promoted event -great fun for residents and tourists!

  • Deadline for Entries: Friday, November 6, 2020
    The Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum and the Alliance for the Arts are partnering to create an exhibition focused on water. Water is the source of all life and has been an inspiration for artists, writers and philosophers around the world for thousands of years. This exhibit will bring together scientists, artists of many different media, as well as historians and authors for an extended conversation regarding humans’ relationship and dependence upon water in all its forms.

    Exhibit Dates: February 09 – April 30, 2021
    Awards: $1000 for Best in Show, 2nd Place- $250, 3rd Place-$100, Jurors Choice Award- $50

  • Deadline: November 30, 2020
    Open to all students, hobbyists, emerging and professional artists residing in St. Lucie, Martin, Palm Beach, Indian River, and Okeechobee counties, and members of the Fort Pierce Art Club. A $5 entry fee (cash or check only) includes the contest canvas and easel. Artists are welcome to use any medium and may paint the easels if they wish
    Pick Up​ Entry Form, Easel & Miniature Canvases at ​Wallflower Custom Framing, ​802 S6th Street, Fort Pierce, FL 34950

  • 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

  • Deadline to apply: Varies
    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.

  • 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.
    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.
    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

  • Deadline to Apply: Ongoing
    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.

September 27–October 3, 2020

Monday, September 28, 2020
Stuart Art Supply & Studio | 43 Kindred Street Stuart FL 34994

Monday, September 28, 2020
6:00 pm9:00 pm
Artists' Nook | 43 Kindred Street, Stuart

Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Stuart Art Supply & Studio | 43 Kindred Street Stuart FL 34994

Tuesday, September 29, 2020
1:00 pm4:00 pm
Stuart Art Supply

Tuesday, September 29, 2020
2:00 pm4:00 pm
Eagle Marsh Golf Clubhouse

Tuesday, September 29, 2020
6:00 pm9:00 pm
Stuart Art Supply

Wednesday, September 30, 2020
9:00 am12:00 pm
Stuart Art Supply & Studio | 43 Kindred Street Stuart FL 34994

Wednesday, September 30, 2020
1:00 pm5:00 pm
Stuart Art Supply & Studio | 43 Kindred Street Stuart FL 34994

Thursday, October 1, 2020
9:30 am12:30 pm
Stuart Art Supply & Studio | 43 Kindred Street Stuart FL 34994

Thursday, October 1, 2020
1:00 pm5:00 pm
Stuart Art Supply & Studio | 43 Kindred Street Stuart FL 34994

Thursday, October 1, 2020
1:00 pm3:00 pm
Log Cabin, Frances Langford Park, Jensen Beach

Friday, October 2, 2020
9:00 am12:00 pm
Artists' Nook | 43 KINDRED STREET

Friday, October 2, 2020
9:30 am12:30 pm
Stuart Art Supply & Studio | 43 Kindred Street Stuart FL 34994

Friday, October 2, 2020
1:00 pm4:00 pm
Artists' Nook | 43 SE Kindred St, Stuart, FL 34994

Friday, October 2, 2020
1:00 pm4:00 pm
Stuart Art Supply & Studio | 43 Kindred Street Stuart FL 34994

Saturday, October 3, 2020
10:00 am1:00 pm
Stuart Art Supplies Studio

Saturday, October 3, 2020
10:00 am1:00 pm
Artists' Nook | 43 KINDRED STREET

Saturday, October 3, 2020
1:30 pm3:30 pm
Artists' Nook | 43 KINDRED STREET
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