Call for Entry Friday


p r e s e n t s

It is the goal of this opportunity provided by artspace and SRAC to facilitate local artists’ ability to sell multiple works that will provide holiday shoppers with immediate gratification in their purchase of one-of-a-kind handmade artworks and other gift items, to include but not limited to: holiday ornaments, pottery, ceramics, specialty food products, sculpture, stained glass, small-medium sized paintings, jewelry, accessories, and much much more!  Artists will have more sales opportunities than ever before with extended artspace hours throughout the Holiday Season.  ELIGIBILITY:  p r e s e n t s is a juried exhibition for all professional artists and artisans who live in one of the ten parishes that comprise Northwest Louisiana, the region for which the Shreveport Regional Arts Council (SRAC) is responsible through designation by the Louisiana Division of the Arts.  Each artist is invited to submit multiple works TO BE SOLD during the artspace p r e s e n t s exhibition.  Selected artists will be awarded a designated wall space to exhibit works for sale on the main floor of artspace, 710 Texas Street in Downtown Shreveport.  Click here for the application!


artspace is looking to contract a professional photographer and a professional videographer to document mainspace exhibitions.  Eligible applicants must reside in one of the ten parishes that comprise Northwest Louisiana.  Click here for application!


Call to Artists: @Phonography

Deadline October 29, 2011 @PHONOGRAPHY is an open call show presented by Three Ring Circus exploring the impromptu visions captured via phone cameras. A 300 dpi image is to be submitted via email along with application form and all applications will require the applicant to randomly select 3 tweets to copy and paste into the application form.The tweets do not have to have any relevance to the subject matter of the submitted image, as they will be picked at random to accompany images. Entry fee is $25 and covers printing, matting, framing and hanging costs of image. Each piece will be for sale to the public for $50 with 50% of the proceeds benefiting 3 Ring Circus Arts Education Center. Approximately 300 images will be accepted on a first come first served basis to show from December 2nd to December 31st, 2011.This show will be on view for the PhotoNOLA Gala 2011 and Prospect 2.

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Call to Artists: French Market Art in the Alley

Deadline September 26, 2011 Art in the Alley: A Weekly Arts Market in the Historic French Market Every Sunday October 2-December 18th 2011 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Rules/Requirements: The French Market District currently has a moratorium of new applicants in the categories of jewelry, candles, and fashion. We are particularly interested in painting, photography, and mixed media artists for Art in the Alley. FMC will review all applicants to determine the best fit as we develop this new weekly arts market, limited at this time to 12 artists a week. No fees will be required for this trial period of October-December for artists to display and sell. FMC will limit the first month of October to 12 artists each Sunday; based on turnout and success rates, we will expand if necessary. You must have a permit to sell your artwork in New Orleans. Artists must bring own tent/tables/chairs/signage. You do not need to commit to more than one Sunday, but we do encourage you to do so for consistency, i.e. to build an audience, get to know the area, etc. Artists will be assigned to a section of Dutch Alley based on tenant doorways/entrances, accessibility (i.e. near ramps from parking lot) and special events usage. Starting in January, we will begin to charge artists to rent at a fee TBD. French Market Corporation reserves the right to cancel the arts market due to extreme weather conditions and/or other emergencies. French Market Corporation reserves the right to turn away artists based on space availability (first come, first serve). We strongly encourage you to help us promote this new weekly happening! FMC needs your reservation for all October dates by Monday, September 26th (there are five Sundays in October…you can commit from #1-5). We will do a reminder each month for the following month.

For more information, please contact Amy Kirk at (504) 522-2621 or

Bayou City Art Festival- Memorial Park

Application deadline October 28, 2011 Show Dates: March 23-25 2012

Bayou City Art Festival Memorial Park is the nations premier spring outdoor fine art event. The Festival has been ranked in AmericanStyle Magazine’s “TOP 10 Festivals” for the past two years, was listed #12 in Sunshine Artist’s “200 Best List”, “Best Art Gallery in Houston” by readers of and “Best Festival in Houston” the Houston Press “Best of Houston” magazine. Nestled in Houstons most prestigious park, the Festival is conveniently located five miles from Downtown, two miles from the famous Galleria area and neighbors alongside the elegant residential communities of River Oaks, and Memorial.

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Holiday Arts Tour Call for Artists

Deadline Friday, September 23 at 5pm

The North Central Louisiana Arts Council in Ruston, LA is now accepting applications from artists to participate in our 14th annual Holiday Arts Tour, a multidisciplinary arts weekend that showcases the talent of artists and musicians, and allows them to interact with the public and sell their work.  Each artist is set up in a “host site” provided by area retailers and galleries.  Last year’s tour featured over 50 artists at 21 sites with over 600 attendees.    The tour will run the weekend of November 18-20.

Each artist must complete and submit an Artist Application Packet and all supplemental materials by Friday, September 23 at 5pm.  They will then be juried by a selection committee and notified of the committee response no later than Friday, September30.   Artist Application Packets can be sent in three ways.

  1. E-mailed to
  2. Mailed to NCLAC, PO Box 911, Ruston, LA 71273
  3. Faxed to 318-255-1425

To download an Artist Application Packet,  visit our blog at, and follow these directions.  Scroll down to the bottom of the page and look for our Shared Files.  If you need any assistance with your application, or if you have questions, please contact us at 255-1450, Tuesday –Friday between the hours of 9am-2pm.


Funding: Threadhead Foundation

Application Deadline: October 10, 2011 The Threadhead Records Foundation Grant Funding program provides funding to musicians, artists, and others involved in endeavors relating to music and other artistic expressions whose work is in the tradition of preserving, promoting and disseminating the cultural heritage of New Orleans and the surrounding area of Louisiana. Specifically, Threadhead Records Foundation seeks to assist those musicians, artists, future musicians and artists, and others involved in endeavors relating to music and other artistic expressions whose work is in this style and do not have the resources to produce and distribute their work, or in some cases to actively create their music because they lack basic financial resources to sustain their lives. Maximum grant is $3000.

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