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April/May 2019

Charlotte Art League - APR 26

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 Many will enter but not all will be selected for exhibition! Our Spring Juried Show is just around the corner! Prospectus and entry forms will be available soon on our website. Take-In for art is Fri April 26, 11a-3p and Sun April 28, 12p-4p. Awards and cash prizes will be announced at our First Friday reception on May 3 at 6pm! 

 https://www.facebook.com/163202357081462/posts/2160221937379484?sfns=mo 

Independent Artist Movement - Early Bird until APR 30

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Independent Artist Movement is an arts organization located in Graham, North Carolina. In collaboration with the City of Graham and local downtown businesses, we are organizing the second annual Love, Graham Arts festival. 


This year’s street festival will take place on May 18th from 12PM-6PM on 104 E. Elm Street. 


We are still accepting vendors and artisans for the event, and if you are able please help us spread the word to artists and fellow organizations!

Early bird registration is $45 (until 4/30) and late registration is $60 (5/1-5/11).

For more information and to register, visit www.iamnorthcarolina.com/lovegraham

Bigleaf Magnolia and UNC Charlotte

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Saturday, April 27 or Wednesday, May 1, 2019  

Garden Art Totem Exhibit, Contest, and Silent Auction.  We are seeking submissions of Garden Art Totems as part of our inaugural Bigleaf Magnolia Art and Garden Festival to be held in May 2019.  Would you like to display your art in our beautiful gardens amidst forest and flowers?

Imagine walking through a forested trail and coming upon a vibrant totem nestled among the ferns or beneath a bigleaf magnolia tree. We would love to showcase your whimsical, beautiful, playful, colorful, creative, and/or innovative art along trails in the Van

Landingham Glen, a woodland garden that is reminiscent of the mountains. Use your creative spirit and love of nature and gardens to help support our education and art programming!

We foresee our Bigleaf Magnolia Art and Garden Festival will continuously grow every year and would love for you to be a part of the groundbreaking event!

Entry form:

https://gardens.uncc.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/5/2019/03/Garden-Art-Totem-sub

mission-form.pdf

Carolina Craftsmen - Due May 1

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Carolina Artisan Craft Market
November 1-3, 2019, Raleigh Convention Center
Application due date: May 1, 2019

Carolina Designer Craftsmen Guild, a nonprofit organization based in Raleigh, NC, hosts a high-end marketplace for fine craft, Carolina Artisan Craft Market. Set indoors at the contemporary Raleigh Convention Center in vibrant downtown Raleigh, this well-promoted event draws thousands of art enthusiasts, collectors, and shoppers. The sophisticated and affluent audience of the Research Triangle Region marks the calendar year after year for this contemporary show. Customers come ready to buy for the holidays and to adorn themselves and their homes, knowing they can find one-of-a-kind items and unique masterworks in fine craft. 

 

Read our call for artists and submit your fine craft artist application on application: https://www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=7174 

 

See us at:

https://carolinadesignercraftsmen.com/ 

Carolina Designer Craftsmen Guild-May 1

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2019 Call for Artists  

Carolina Artisan Craft Market


November 1-3, 2019, Raleigh Convention Center


Application due date: May 1, 2019

Come join Carolina Designer Craftsmen Guild for their 50th Anniversary Carolina Artisan Craft Market. We invite fine craft artists whose work reflects a mastery of technique and originality of design to apply for membership in the Guild and to be a part of our annual November show. 


Visit our website to experience the high quality of work produced by our membership.

Arts Council of York County - May 17

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The Arts Council of York County presents the 30th Annual Juried Competition at the Center for the Arts, 121 E. Main St., Rock Hill, SC. The Juried Competition is open internationally to artists 18 and older. Only original work, created in the last two (2) years, and not previously shown at the Center for the Arts, Dalton Gallery will be accepted. All forms of media are eligible, including video.

SUBMISSION DEADLINE | FRIDAY | MAY 17, 2019 | 5 PM

Submit online: yorkcountyarts.org/30thjuriedcompetition

EXHIBITION DATES | JUNE 14 - JULY 28, 2019

RECEPTION | THURSDAY, JULY 11, 2019 | 5:30 - 7:30 PM

AWARDS

Gerald and Barbara Schapiro Best of Show | $1,000

1st Place | $500

2nd Place | $200

3rd Place | $100

1st, 2nd, & 3rd Place Awards are Sponsored by Kathy and Larry Wilson


Learn More https://www.yorkcountyarts.org/30thjuriedcompetition 

Arts at The Mill has started accepting applications

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Early-Bird Application Deadline: Friday, April 5, 2019 ($30 app fee)


Standard Application Deadline: Friday, August 2, 2019 ($45 app fee)


For complete festival prospectus, and to apply, please visit artsatthemill.com

Youth Art on The Green in Davidson

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2019 Young Artists’ Showcase

Competition and Sales at Art on the Green in Davidson, NC

Sponsored by Davidson Green School


Davidson Green School will be sponsoring a tent at Art on the Green that will be reserved for young artists. Qualifying participants should be middle and high school students who are serious about art. The purpose of this special showcase is to give young artists an opportunity to be featured at Art on the Green, a juried art festival featuring top-quality artwork from artists throughout the region. Young artists will be able to display and sell their art and participate in a judged competition.

 

Contact and more information: YAS@davidsongreenschool.org 

Application:

https://fs21.formsite.com/davidsongreen/0d6glpllqj/index.html

Three Sisters Art Studio Workshops - APRIL

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April 9-11, 2019   

The one and only fantastic 

JOE MILLER 

of  Cheap Joe's, Boone  

cost $395

Call (828) 446-0982 

Blowing Rock Plein Air Festival - MAY

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Registered artists check in at BRAHM the evening of Thursday, May 16th and between 9:00 am and 7:00 pm Friday, May 17th to have their canvas or paper stamped prior to beginning work to be eligible for entry in the Saturday show and sale. The festival will conclude on the evening of May 18th with an exhibition and sale of the art created over the three days of painting. Artists may paint at a variety of locations of their choosing within the area surrounding the town of Blowing Rock.  All paintings must be done “en plein air” outside, in natural lighting during the time frame of the event, and with a 16" X 20" maximum artwork size. 


For more information: https://blowingrockmuseum.org/special-events/blowing-rock-plein-air-festival.html/title/information-for-artists.

LKN Arts Spectacular - MAY

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We are now accepting Vendors and Chalk Artist applications. 

Everything you need is here - Application, and Payment info.

Message, or email us at:

LakeNormanArtsSpectacular@gmail.com


The Application Form
After Completing - Return Application by email above:
https://drive.google.com/…/1OtiX8rKew3_9j3-FpNqIbns-b…/view…

To Purchase As An Arts Vendor "Click" the PayPal link below:
https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr…

To Purchase Electric for Booth Vendor "Click" the PayPal link below:
https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr…

To Purchase a an Chalk Artist "Click" the PayPal link below:
https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr…

Three Sisters Art Studio Workshops - MAY

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May 14-16, 2019 

First time at our studio 

ALEXIS LAVINE

cost $375 

Call (828) 446-0982 

June/July 2019

Art 5 Art in the Park Sculpture Art-June 1

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Our objective :

-Create art based on personal expression and applied design.

-Produce art by using a variety of processes appropriately, safely, and effectively.   Create a sculpture that highlights either the natural world, the waste generated by humans 

using primarily recycled or waste materials. 

All sculptures will be displayed on or directly around the pond at Martin Luther King Jr. Park. Your artwork will be entered in the park sculpture contest on site.  


Your choice of exhibition spaces are:

a. on the ground or grass

b. hanging from a tree (must be quite light to not inflict damage to tree)

c. floating on the pond

d. hanging in or on the gazebo

e. hanging on or over the bridge over the pond


To download information, See DOWN

Young Affiliates of the Mind - June 1

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The Young Affiliates, in collaboration with The Mint Museum, will host our fourth annual art show, Coined in the South, at the museum’s uptown location from October 11, 2019 - February 16, 2020. The title, Coined in the South, refers not only to The Mint Museum’s origins as the first branch of the United States Mint, but also to the act of inventing and/or devising. 


Submissions: Due June 1, 2019 at 11:59 PM. 


More information about the show, as well as the application, can be found at www.youngaffiliates.org/artshow.

Plein Air Workshop with Mark E. Mehaffey June 2-7

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Springmaid Mountain invites you to an unforgettable workshop series featuring three internationally-acclaimed instructors! Watermedia Workshops have been held at Springmaid Mountain for over three decades and provide the perfect opportunity to unwind, paint, further your education and make new friends. Located off the Blue Ridge Parkway, this 400-acre mountain retreat is easily accessible from Charlotte or Asheville. 
For more information, visit SpringmaidMountain.comor call Joe Glenn at 828.765.2353

NC Wildlife Federation by June 15

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Calling all amateur photographers! North Carolina Wildlife Federation (NCWF) is sponsoring our First Annual Wildlife Photography Contest beginning on April 1st. Send us your best pictures capturing the beauty of North Carolina’s nature – in your own backyard or the larger backyard of North Carolina’s natural landscapes and creatures. 


 https://ncwf.org/photo-contest/ 

Three Sisters Art Studio Workshops - June 27

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June 25-27, 2019  

Another Great artist   

TONY COUCH              


cost $375 


Call (828) 446-0982

Thomas, Godley & Grimes (TGG) - July 1

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July 1: Deadline to Apply; See Prospectus for More Details (drop-off & pick-up dates for artwork will be provided to accepted artists)


November 1: Deadline to Apply; See Prospectus for More Details (drop-off & pick-up dates for artwork will be provided to accepted artists) 

August/September

Workshop with Ted Nuttall Still Life Sept 8-13, Portraits Sept 15-20

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Springmaid Mountain invites you to an unforgettable workshop series featuring three internationally-acclaimed instructors! Watermedia Workshops have been held at Springmaid Mountain for over three decades and provide the perfect opportunity to unwind, paint, further your education and make new friends. Located off the Blue Ridge Parkway, this 400-acre mountain retreat is easily accessible from Charlotte or Asheville. 

Master Mentoring Workshop with Linda Daly Baker Sept 22-27

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Springmaid Mountain invites you to an unforgettable workshop series featuring three internationally-acclaimed instructors! Watermedia Workshops have been held at Springmaid Mountain for over three decades and provide the perfect opportunity to unwind, paint, further your education and make new friends. Located off the Blue Ridge Parkway, this 400-acre mountain retreat is easily accessible from Charlotte or Asheville. 

October/November 2019

Thomas, Godley & Grimes - NOVEMBER

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November 1: Deadline to Apply; See Prospectus for More Details (drop-off & pick-up dates for artwork will be provided to accepted artists) 

Lakeside Artists Studio Tour 2019 - October 10

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LAKESIDE ARTISTS STUDIO TOUR 2019 CALL FOR ARTISTS


The Lakeside Artists Studio Tour is celebrating our 10th year of offering high quality original art directly from the artists.  We hope you will be interested in joining us!   We are looking for original art in every medium, last year we featured not only painters in several media, but also potters with many different styles, wood turners, a furniture maker, a handbag maker, jewelers, a metal sculptor and a mosaic artist. The tour is held in private homes and studios along the Brawley Peninsula, with the studio owner along with guest artists exhibiting at every location. 


Please share this information with any artist friends who may like to join in.This year’s dates are October 10, 2019 for set up and October 11-13 for the tour.
A complete prospectus is available at  http://lknstudios.com/  

Ongoing

CAfe for Artists

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CaFÉ™ is brought to you by the Western States Arts Federation (WESTAF).The Western States Arts Federation (WESTAF) is a regional nonprofit arts service organization whose mission is to strengthen the financial, organizational, and policy infrastructure of the arts in the West. This is accomplished by assisting state arts agencies, arts organizations, and artists in their quest to serve diverse audiences, enrich the lives of local communities, and provide access to the arts and arts education for all citizens. 

2019 January-June

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artGuidemag Announces Open Entries for its
2019 January-June
NATIONAL Artist Directory.

One payment of $75 guarantees your listing in both the print and online editions of the
2019 January - June National Artist Directory.
Sign Up Here!
Price Includes
PRINT:One Image of Artwork
Artist Name 
Location: City and State
Website

Main Street Booth - MEMBERS ONLY

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Download application at top of page.


Ongoing Opportunity.  Mooresville Arts has a booth at the Main Street Antiques and the items in it sell very well.  If you are interested, please  please contact Brenda Kadlecik at brendakad02@gmail.com for more information 

North Carolina Arts Council Ongoing

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Check here for the North Carolina Arts Council activities.  They update and change them frequently.  


https://www.ncarts.org/artist-opportunities

Check Here Often for More Opportunities

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