Calls for Art

Viridian Artists 22nd Annual International Juried Competition

Wax in Motion, Call for Entries

Conrad Wilde Live Portfolio Review-Feb. 5th

SAZWAX/Hacienda del Sol Call for Art

Adventures in Art, Interiors Call for Artists

Tubac Center of the Arts Call for Art

Viridian Artists 22nd Annual International Juried Competition

Open to all US and international artists working in 2D and 3D media.

Entries juried by Elisabeth Sussman, Curator, The Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC.

Cash prizes, Power-Point presentation, Group exhibition June 28 – July 16, 2011.

Deadline for entries April 16, 2011.

$40/3 pieces, $5 each additional.

Send SASE for prospectus: Viridian Artists Inc, 530 West 25th Street, NY, NY 10001, or download at
Phone: 212-414-4040, email questions:

Wax in Motion
Juried Encaustic Exhibition
Bowersock Gallery, 373 Commercial Street Provincetown, MA  02657
Jurors:  Kim Bernard & Steve Bowersock
Important Dates Exhibit Dates:  June 2rd to June 28th, 2011 Jurors Talk:  June 3rd, 6-7pm Opening Reception:   June 3rd, 7-9pm


  • Deadline for submissions: March 22nd
  • Artist notification via email:  April 1st
  • Deadline for receiving accepted work: May 24th
  • Works may be shipped or delivered in person.
  • All accepted works must be ready to hang.
  • Unsold works must be picked up by June 28th between 10am to 8pm or otherwise shipped (gallery will only ship if prepaid postage is provided by artist.)

Eligibility Open to all artists working with or incorporating into their work the medium of encaustic.  Two and three dimensional will be accepted, as well as mixed media, as long as encaustic is one of the primary materials.  Maximum size restriction of 50” height and 50” width for 2-D works.  Artists are invited and encouraged to consider the theme Wax in Motion in the broadest sense, exploring and expanding upon any and all literal and poetic iterations of the theme of motion.

Promotion Wax in Motion will be held in conjunction with the 6th Annual National Encaustic Conference.  To promote the Wax in Motion exhibit Bowersock Gallery will feature ads in Art New England and Artscope, as well as local publications, distribute press releases to encourage articles, reviews and regional exposure. All works in the exhibition must be for sale with an artist/gallery split of 50/50 of the purchase price.

Recognition Award One artist, whose work is selected and included in the Wax in Motion exhibit, will be offered a solo exhibit at Bowersock Gallery in 2012.

Bowersock Gallery Bowersock Gallery is located in Provincetown’s historic gallery district, on the tip of Cape Cod, Massachusetts.  Since 2004 the gallery has dedicated itself to being one of the foremost art galleries in New England, as a venue to encourage and explore a deeper interest and enjoyment for contemporary, modern, abstract and classical works of art including portrait, landscape, still life, figurative, sculpture, photo realism and encaustic works, in diversified forms of visual expression.  Bowersock is currently representing thirty established New England artists who are regionally and nationally recognized as well as emerging new artists.  The gallery is open year round and always features new works.

Application Process Artists may enter up to 3 works Submission entries will be accepted by email to (Use “Wax in Motion” as subject) with a deadline of March 22nd Submission fee of $25- will be accepted through secure Paypal on Bowersock Gallery website

Application Checklist Submit the following in one email with the subject “Wax in Motion”

  • Current contact information
  • Image list of 3 works submitted
  • Brief statement about the work in relationship to the title of the show (150 word max)
  • Artists Bio (150 word max)
  • Up to 3 JPEGs of 3 existing works
  • Artists must send JPEGs formatted as follows:300dpi image resolution
    Maximum file size per image – 1MB
    Name each image: lastname_firstname_imagenumber.jpg

Copy and paste the below information, include in the body of the email as well as an attachment accompanied by up to 3 JPEGs.  Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

Contact Information
City, State, Zip:
Home Phone:
Studio or Cell Phone:
Email Address:

Entry #1

Dimensions (HxWxD):
Year Completed:
Sale Price:

Entry #2

Dimensions (HxWxD):
Year Completed:
Sale Price:
Entry #3
Dimensions (HxWxD):
Year Completed:

Brief statement about how the work addresses the theme of the show (150 word max):

Artists Bio (150 work max):


Live Portfolio Review Saturday, February 5, 2011 2 pm – 4 pm Conrad Wilde Gallery is currently reviewing submissions from artists working in the encaustic medium to be exhibited in the Miles Conrad Encaustics retail space. This live portfolio review is an opportunity to present your work in person. There is no fee for the review. Eligibility

· All 2D and small scale 3D work that is hot wax-based is eligible. · All works submitted must be available for sale. · All work accepted, must be ready-to-exhibit with appropriate hardware prior to delivery. · Any framed work that is accepted, frames must be approved by curator prior to delivery. · All works submitted must be consistent with our selection criteria as described in our “General Call for Submissions” at the following website address:

Submission Instructions Bring 4-8 artworks to Miles Conrad Encaustics any time between 2 pm – 4 pm Saturday, February 5th. We are located at 439 N 6th Ave at 6th Street.

· Bring the following submission materials to be left with curator:

  • Include 5-10 images of eligible work on CD Rom (4×6 jpeg 350dpi). Include detail images when helpful. Please include pictures of framing if applicable.
  • Include image list identifying all images. Indicate: Artist Name, Date, Title, Medium, and Price.
  • Include Artist Statement and Resume.

· If you are unable to bring your artwork, you may drop off submission materials during this time and we will review them at a later date.

Questions may be addressed to Email submissions are not accepted — Whitney Herr-Buchholz Curatorial Intern Conrad Wilde Gallery 439 N 6th Ave # 171 Tucson, AZ 85705 520.622.8997


Seductive Art Meets Sumptuous Dining at Hacienda del Sol Guest Ranch Resort, SAZWAX/Hacienda del Sol Call for Art Seductive Art Meets Sumptuous Dining at Hacienda del Sol Guest Ranch Resort” JAN 30-MAR 30 2011 Seductive Art Meets Sumptuous Dining at Hacienda del Sol Guest Ranch Resort Artwork to be juried by Jeff Timon (owner & art lover) from actual pieces Up to 3 small to medium works may be delivered for consideration Thurs. Jan. 27 2011 between 10 AM & 12 PM (rejected pieces to be picked up the following day Jan. 28) Email images & sizes of any large pieces to before Jan. 25.  I will forward them to Jeff. Include your full name, Title of piece, price and contact information.  Must affix 2 copies to each piece. After 30 days we will change pieces.  Also if an out of town guest wants to take purchased artwork we will replace.  We will contact you with delivery information closer to that time. Everyone should have a chance to show.  Western theme not required, but should be considered in submitting.


Interiors Call for Artists Adventures In Art, A show of two and three dimensional art works, fine crafts( including masks, baskets) and art furniture that explore the colors, textures images and designs of our desert southwest. Contents Interiors is a high-end furniture showroom and interior design center that currently showcases local artists on a regular basis. To further our reputation as a source for original artwork, we are looking for artisans that produce unique paintings, sculptures, photographs, art furniture, decorative and functional table top items for our annual juried art show. “Adventures In Art” Show dates are March 5 through April 21 2011. Opening Artist Reception, will be Saturday, April 21, 1- 4 PM Deadline for submissions is January 29, 2011. 5:30 PM Notification of acceptance will be made by March 13, 2010. Interested artists may send images of work being considered for inclusion in the exhibit to: Contact Contents Interiors 3401 E. Ft. Lowell Tucson, AZ 85716 520 881-6900 OR E-mail tamara@contentsinteriors Please use attached official entry form. Please include the following with your submissions: Please use the following submission sheet for your entries. 1- Your full name, phone number, address and E-mail address. 2-Images of art work to be considered should be printed hard copy photographs or on CD-ROM. 3-Images should be accompanied by a list detailing title, media, size and retail selling price. No more than ten submissions or entries should be submitted. Please use official entry form attached. 4-Include a self addressed, stamped envelope for return of materials. Materials will not be returned unless a SASE is provided. Submission deadline is January 29, 2011, 5:30 PM. All art works must be for sale. Contents Interiors retains 50% of retail selling price. Artists must leave work through the entire show. Should a piece sell, artist will be requested to bring in another work to complete the show length. Accepted items are to be received at the show room February 22 through 26 between 12-5 PM. Each piece should be labeled with artist name item tile or description and retail price Artisans should provide a single page artist’s statement or biography when delivering accepted works. Contents Interiors will provide: Publicity: A press release to local calendars and inclusion in our In- house flyer & invitation. Invitations will be sent to the Contents Interiors mailing list. An e-mail version will be sent to participating artists for them to forward on to their own list. Reception: Light food and beverages will be served. Insurance: All work will be insured for theft or damage. Contents Interiors is not responsible for artwork during shipping. Tubac Center of the Arts Hello wonderful wax artists.  I’m excited to announce and share with you the call for art and prospectus for a new exhibit at Tubac Center of the Arts scheduled for March 2011.  This is a national juried exhibit.  Please visit the TCA website for full details and the prospectus.  Application deadline is Wed. Dec. 8, 2010.


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