Call for Entry Friday (Friday came late last week)


Nude But Not Rude (Posted: 11/9/11) -- Linus Art Gallery in Pasadena, CA seeks entries for an exhibition. Nude Art can be vibrant, alluring, interpretative, a social statement, ugly and incredibly beautiful. Submit your artwork of the human form. All fine art nudes by artists worldwide will be considered for this Call for Artists from photography, to paintings in oil, acrylic, watercolor and ink, graphite drawings, fabric work from quilts to stitchwork and any artwork that can be secured to our walls. Accepted artists will be asked to be a part of a collective show in future months. The artists will be asked if they wish to submit their artwork for the show, which is not a requirement to being a part of this show. Deadline: January 10, 2012. $35 for 3 entries, $5 for each add'l. Visit website for details. Questions? Contact Linus Galleries at (310) 491-0269.

Call for Submissions - Snow & Ice: Winter Photography Exhibition(Posted: 12/11/11) -- The 1650 Gallery in Los Angeles, CA announces a call to photographers worldwide for a photography exhibition, January 28 - February 22, 2012. Juror: Joshua Hess. $25 for up to 5 images. Deadline: January 10, 2012Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Please contact Tricia Noble

Extraordinary Exposure - Open Photography exhibition (Posted: 8/4/11) -- Dragonfly Gallery at Rosedale in Austin, TX announces a call to all photographers world wide, both amateur and professional, for a gallery curated photography exhibition, February 9 - April 7, 2012. $40/four images, $10 for each additional image. Deadline: January 13, 2012Visit website for prospectus, or send a SASE to: 4007 Marathon Blvd., Austin, TX 78756. Questions? Please contact Nina Mihm at or call 512/420-9000.

Georgia Watercolor Society XXXIII National Exhibition (Posted: 11/26/11) -- The Georgia Watercolor Society announces a call to artists for a national juried exhibition, April 2 - May 26, 2012 at Arts Clayton Gallery, Jonesboro, GA. Juror: Pat Dews. Open to all artists 18 years of age and older. All paintings must be original in water-based media and completed in the last two years. $30 for one entry, $35 for two entries, $40 for three entries. Deadline: January 14, 2012Download prospectus (PDF format). Questions? Contact Sally Evans at or 770-888-8144.

Mystery of Man Art Exhibition (Posted: 9/17/11) -- The Science Museum Oklahoma in Oklahoma City, OK announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition at its Satellite Galleries. Cash prize for Best in Show. Jurors: Julia Kirt, Kelly Foshee. All artists and mediums welcome. Subject matter must address or pertain to: -Where or what did we come from? -Why are we here? -What is reality? -How do we interpret the self? $35.00 plus $10.00 for every entry after first three. Deadline: January 15, 2012.Visit website for prospectus. Questions? Contact Trevor Taylor or call 405-830-6163.

Individual Artist Funding: Pollock-Krasner

Deadline:  Open. The Pollock-Krasner Foundation makes grants to painters, sculptors, and other visual artists working in two-dimensional media (excluding photographers) who demonstrate artistic merit and financial need. Grants are intended for a one-year time period. For complete information on how to apply, visit

Bistro Byronz: Shreveport, LA No Deadline Bistro Byronz would like to support local artists & arts groups by providing a space to exhibit and sell your art. Each Third Thursday two artists will be featured. There is no charge to book the Bistro & promotion of your event is included on facebook & e-mail blast. SRAC is scheduling artists for each 3rd Thursday show.  Artists interested please contact, Vickie Marshall @ SRAC, 318-673-6500 if you are interested.


Opportunity:  The Philanthropy Film Award Deadline:  Monday, January 30, 2012 The Philanthropy Film Award includes a $5,000 prize to the film that best captures the impact of philanthropy on North Louisiana.  The winning film will be picked by a jury of five individuals from the film and arts industry and the local community.  The top three films will be screened at the Robinson Film Center in April 2012. Download Guidelines and information from The Community Foundation website at

Funding for Louisiana Filmmakers Application period:  December 1 to January 1, 2012. The Louisiana Filmmakers Grant Fund Program is designed to support Louisiana’s independent filmmakers, who are vital to the state’s entertainment industry and the state’s long-term goals for an indigenous entertainment industry. Open to Louisiana residents with a consistent presence in LA for the last three years. Must be filmed 100% in Louisiana. Maximum grant is no more than 50% of the budget and no grant can exceed $25,000.  For more information, please click here.


Funding for Music: Guitar Center Deadline:  Open. The Guitar Center Music Foundation’s mission is to support nonprofit music programs across America that offer instruction so that more people can experience the joys of making music. The Foundation accepts grant applications from music academies, schools, local music programs, and national music programs that teach people of any age who would not otherwise have the opportunity to make music. Online applications may be submitted at any time and are reviewed three times per year.  For more information, and a link to the online application, please visit

Funding: Southern Arts Foundation Touring Deadline:  Rolling. SAF Touring Grants: The Southern Arts Federation in partnership with the National Endowment for the Arts offers Southern Fast Track Touring grants. This program, through its rolling deadline, is designed to offer Southern presenters more opportunities throughout the year to apply for fee support. Aimed at smaller presenters, the Southern Fast Track Touring program seeks to establish an active arts environment in underserved communities. This program offers fee support to present performing artists and writers from outside the presenter’s state. These grants are limited to presenting organizations with operating budgets of $100,000 or less.  Applications must be postmarked 60 days prior to the project start date. The maximum request is 50% of the artist fee, up to $2,500. Touring support is awarded to theatre, music, opera, musical theatre, literary, and dance projects that contain both a public performance or reading AND an educational component.  For more information, please see:


The Office of Cultural Development/Division of the Arts is accepting applications for a special initiative to directly support the work and careers of individual artists - Artist Career Advancement Grants.

Applications will be accepted through February 3, 2012 through our online grants system. Funds will be awarded in March for opportunities through June 15, 2012.

Grants of up to $3,000 are available for individual artists for Artist Career Advancement proposals in dance, design arts, folklife, literature, media, music, theatre, and visual arts and crafts for expenses, supplies, training and equipment directly related to creative and entrepreneurial endeavors.

Guidelines and application forms for this program are available online at

If you need assistance regarding an application, or if you would like more information on programs and services, please contact Ann Russo, Director of Artists Services, or by phone at 225-342-8174.