Artists of all ages are invited to apply for an open-themed, juried exhibition presented by Trade Alley Art
Gallery, held Tuesday, October 6th through Friday, October 23rd, 2020. Trade Alley Art is a contemporary art
gallery located in the heart of historic downtown Hickory, North Carolina. Cash prizes of $1,200 to be
awarded. All hanging, 2D media and art styles will be considered.
Iredell Arts Council has posted a Regional Art Project Grant on their resource page. Artist from Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, Catawba, Iredell and McDowell Counties are now eligible to apply for this one year regional grant program developed by the North Carolina arts Council in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Grant’s will range from $500-$3,000.
Below is contact information for the representatives from each county along with important deadlines.
Direct Contact information:
• Alexander County: Donna Latham,
• Burke Arts Council: Deborah Jones,
• Caldwell Arts Council: Ellen Ball,
• United Arts Council of Catawba County: Kathy Greathouse, firstname.lastname@example.org 828-324-4906
• Iredell Arts Council: John Koppelmeyer,
• McDowell Arts Council Association, Susan Pyatt-Baker, email@example.com 828-652-8610
• Rock School Arts Foundation: Sharon Bowman, firstname.lastname@example.org 828-838-9806
Application Deadline: October 1, 2020
Award Notifications: November 13, 2020
Project Timeline: January 1 – June 30, 2021
Final Reports Due: July 15, 2021 Taylor Gallyon, Event Coordinator
Downtown Statesville Development Corporation
Office: 704-878-3436Office Hours: M-F: 8:30am-5:00pm
For more info: https://www.iredellartscouncil.org/artist-resources
Call for Entries
Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition 2022
Open to All Media
October 5, 2020–January 29, 2021
Artists are invited to submit portraits in any media for consideration in the sixth triennial Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition. As with past editions, the competition seeks to broaden the definition of portraiture and highlight the genre’s relevance in society and contemporary art.
- Open to artists who are at least 18 years old (by the time of entry) and who are living and working in the United States, Puerto Rico, Guam, the Commonwealth of the Northern Marianas, American Samoa and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
- Each artist may enter only one artwork.
- The competition welcomes all media, including painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, printmaking, textiles, video, performance, and digital or time-based art. (Note size restrictions in Rules for Entry)
- Works must be recent; any works completed before January 1, 2019, will be disqualified.
- All entries must be submitted electronically through the online submission site below, which opens October 5, 2020 at 9am EASTERN TIME (Washington, DC) and closes January 29, 2021, at 12 am midnight MOUNTAIN TIME (Denver, CO).
- There is a nonrefundable registration fee of *$50.
- Please review all Rules for Entry before submitting.
Artists Magazine is celebrating artists over 60 working in all traditional art media. Winners will receive cash prizes and publication. Hurry! The final deadline is November 2, 2020.
10 Winners will receive:
Early Bird Deadline: October 5th, 2020
Regular Deadline: November 2nd, 2020
All deadlines are at 11:59 PM EST, on the specified date.
Artists Network has many opportunities for you to compete. Take a look at what competitions are waiting for you.
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.
Check here for the North Carolina Arts Council activities. They update and change them frequently.