Thursday, October 18, 2012

CFA's from the WPA Projector Newsletter

I would highly recommend any artist in the DC region to become a member. Their newsletters and events alone, pays for your membership in valuable information!!

Press Room Mini Solos at WPG
Washington Printmakers Gallery seeks artists creating hand-pulled prints, handmade paper, or book arts to exhibit in the Press Room during the 2013 season.  Solo and group exhibitions considered, 75% of work must fit the categories above. No fee to apply, $250 exhibition fee for accepted shows.
Eligibility: Open
Deadline: October 24, 2012
Entry Fee: None  MORE>>
DC Arts Commission Art Bank
The DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities (DCCAH) is seeking to purchase two- and three-dimensional works of art including, but not limited to, prints, drawings, mixed media compositions, paintings, photographs, ceramics, and moveable sculptures. This year, the DCCAH strongly encourages submissions by video artists and other technological innovators, as the agency intends to expand the Art Bank Collection to include more diverse forms of contemporary art. Representational, conceptual, and abstract works will be equally considered. Each artist is allowed to submit up to ten images for consideration, and all artwork submitted must be available for purchase and review upon submission. Artwork must be created with archival materials and shall not exceed 96" in any direction or 100lbs in weight.
Eligibility: This call is open to all artists who reside or maintain studio space in the Washington, DC metropolitan area; however, preference will be given to District residents.
Deadline: October 30, 2012
Entry Fee: N/A MORE>>


Arlington Arts Center's INTERWOVEN: Art.Craft.Design
AAC is very pleased to announce two exciting jurors, Melissa Messina, Senior Curator at the Savannah College of Art and Design, and Kathryn Wat, Chief Curator at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, who will select the artwork for InterwovenThis exhibition seeks to emphasize and expand the creative dialog around the ever-blurring boundaries between craft, design, and fine art. The jurors are especially interested in artists who explore DIY practices, engage in the reclamation of craft-based materials, re-examine design aesthetics, and otherwise reinvent cross-disciplinary genres within the dialog of contemporary art. Artists may submit examples of up to three projects, completed in the last three years, for consideration. The jurors will pick as many projects from a given artist as they like.
Eligibility: This national show is open to cutting edge contemporary artists working in any/all media, and who live or work in the continental United States.
Deadline: October 19, 2012 
Entry Fee: $25 MORE>>   

Art Takes Miami
This is your moment to present your work at the premier showcase for international contemporary art. Hosting art fairs in Miami, Basel, New York, London, and the Hamptons, SCOPE has become one of the most influential presences in the expanding global art market. If selected as the winning artist by their panel of judges, you will be awarded a solo exhibition in a feature booth at the center of SCOPE Art Show, a $10,000 cash grant, publicity & promotion to hundreds of thousands of viewers through Artists Wanted, See // Exhibition Space, and SCOPE Art Show, and luxury accommodations at the Delano Hotel during Art Basel Miami Beach.
Eligibility: Open 
Deadline: October 30, 2012  
Entry Fee: $15, $55 

Clare Weiss Emerging Artist Award
Clare Weiss (1967-2010) was the Public Art Curator for New York City's Department of Parks & Recreation. During her tenure she curated more than 100 outdoor public art installations throughout the city and organized complex, thought-provoking and visually compelling thematic exhibitions for the Arsenal Gallery. Clare's passion, humanity, energy, courage, and collaborative zeal were valued by all who knew her. The Clare Weiss Emerging Artist Award will be granted annually to one emerging artist who submits the most compelling proposal for an outdoor sculpture in a New York City park. The location will change annually and will be determined based on the site's visibility and proximity within a neighborhood underserved by public art.
Eligibility: New York based artists
Deadline: December 15, 2012
Entry Fee: N/A MORE>>

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