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New Orleans, Ogden Museum of Southern Art, Louisiana Contemporary – deadline June 26, 2013
Louisiana Contemporary presented by Regions Bank is a statewide, juried exhibition organized by the Ogden Museum of Southern Art. Established in 2012, this annual event promotes contemporary art practices in the state of Louisiana, provides exhibition space for the exposition of living artist’s work, and engages a contemporary audience that recognizes the vibrant visual culture of Louisiana and the role of New Orleans as a rising, international art center. Up to $3,000 in awards will be presented to participating artists including a $1,000 Best of Show cash award. Online entries should be finalized by 5:00pm Wednesday, June 26, 2013. Mailed entries for Louisiana Contemporary must be postmarked by June 26, 2013. All media are eligible. Work will not be judged by media categories. Online submissions are preferred. Prospectus and Entry Form in PDF may be downloaded at www.LouisianaContemporary.org. Artists may also email info@LouisianaContemporary.org to request prospectus. A non-refundable fee of $35 is required. Artists may submit up to three entries with a non-refundable fee of $10 for each additional entry in excess of 3. Exhibit will run August 3rd through September 22nd, 2013. Opening reception is August 3rd.
Lafayette, Southern Screen Film Festival – deadline May 28, 2013
Southern Screen is accepting submissions for a film festival set for November 14-17, 2013. Submissions will be accepted for all types of film including student film, short film, documentaries, features, animation, and music videos. To download a submission form, visit SouthernScreen.org. The form, along with the film and $20-$25 entry fee, can be mailed to Lafayette Economic Development Authority, 211 East Devalcourt St., Lafayette, LA 70506. Attn: Southern Screen Film Festival.
Baton Rouge, Art Melt – deadline June 1, 2013
Forun 35′s tenth annual Art Melt – the largest multi-media, juried art exhibit in the state of Louisiana – will begin accepting submissions for its art show marketplace on March 1, 2013. Artists can enter their work online at artmelt.org. The deadline for submissions is June 1, 2013. The 10th annual Art Melt will open July 20, 2013 at the Louisiana State Museum in downtown Baton Rouge. From the exhibit itself, to the outdoor stage, food truck lineup and arts marketplace, Art Melt showcases artistic, musical, and culinary talent from across the state. Tickets to attend the VIP preview party on July 19, 2013 will be made available online purchase at artmelt.org. For details, contact Art Melt chair Rebecca Alexander at email@example.com or by calling (337) 654-4520.
Northport, AL, Kentuck Festival – deadline June 1, 2013
The Kentuck Festival in Northport, AL exists to nurture artistic expression by providing an opportunity for artists to share and sell their work; to educate the public about the creative efforts of artists; and to add to the cultural climate and quality of life in the community, state, and region.
To this end, Kentuck strives to showcase work of exceptional quality and creativity by artists in a variety of areas: fine art and craft, traditional/heritage craft, and folk/self-taught artists. For more information, please visit www.kentuck.org
Covington, Three Rivers Art Festival – deadline June 6, 2013
The Covington Three Rivers Art Festival invites you to apply to the 16th Annual juried festival. Attracting 50,000 visitors last year, the award-winning festival is dedicated to bringing the best of fine arts and fine crafts to historic downtown Covington, Louisiana, and providing the best in Southern Hospitality for our artists.
The site stretches outdoors along Columbia Street, lined by many of the galleries, antique and specialty shops, and restaurants for which Covington is well-known. The Arts Alive! demonstrations, Children’s Discovery Area, Student Art Exhibit and musical performances add to the festival ambiance and attraction. For more information, please visit www.threeriversartfestival.com
New Orleans, National Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Art – deadline June 15, 2013
Jonathan Ferrara Gallery is pleased to announce the 17th Annual No Dead Artists National Juried Exhibition of Contemporary Art. The exhibition will take place September 3rd – 28th, 2013 with an open call for artists’ submissions from January 20th – June 15th
No Dead Artists is open to living artists working in the United States. All mediums are accepted including, but not limited to, painting, sculpture, design, glass, metalwork, photography, video, mixed media and installation art. This year, one jury-winning artist will be awarded a solo exhibition at Jonathan Ferrara Gallery in 2013 as the grand prize. For more information, and to apply, please visit www.jonathanferraragallery.com
Lake Charles, Historic 1911 City Hall Arts & Cultural Center – Year-round
1911 Historic City Hall Arts & Cultural Center wants to provide exposure and a venue to exhibit art shows from artists throughout our community. This will be an ongoing project with no deadline until further notice. Gallery space will be dedicated for local exhibitions. Each show will hang for a 6-8 week period. There is no fee to apply and gallery space is free. The City of Lake Charles will assess a 10% commission fee for all art sales during your exhibition. Accepting work from all mediums including (but no limited to): sculpture, photography, painting, drawing, printmaking, illustration, graphic design, and we encourage an interdisciplinary approach. Portfolios will be juried by a panel. For more information, please call 337-491-9147 or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
CulturalConnections – Year-round
Each month, the work of a Louisiana cultural worker appears on our banner as the featured image in our digital newsletter, CulturalConnections. Are you a Louisiana cultural worker? Send us a picture that struts your stuff! All artistic disciplines are eligible! If you are a chef, maybe you have a photo of a delicious new dish; if you are a musician, maybe it’s an action shot of a recent gig, be creative in your submission! We will let you know if your image is selected before the issue is published. For guidelines and consideration on a future issue of CulturalConnections, please click here to fill out a quick online application.
Louisiana Presenters Network, Louisiana Touring Director – Year-round
The Louisiana Presenters Network (LPN) is now seeking new touring artists to be a part of the Louisiana Touring Directory. You must be a Louisiana artist who has a touring history and have, or will soon have, your own website. To participate, contact Coordinator Naomi Cordill at 318-435-0029 or email@example.com and provide information on how to contact you for bookings.
You may also apply to be listed in the directory online at www.louisianatouringdirectory.com. Once registered, your application will be judged for approval by a panel of the Louisiana Presenters Network. Applications are accepted at anytime.
For more information, or to sign up for the LPN listserv, please visit www.lapresenters.org.
Madisonville, Tchefuncte River Front Art Market – Year-round
On the Tchefuncte River Front on Water St. in Madisonville. The monthly Art Market features fine art from local artists including painting, mixed media, photography, jewelry, wood carving, sculpture, stained glass and more. They are inviting all artists to apply.
For more Information, please visit www.madisonvilleartmarket.com or call 985-643-5340.
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