From AIA Miami – Women in Architecture: Call for Artists for Creating Scholars, Silent Art Auction Show, Deadline EXTENDED December 19, 2014

From the awesome people over at AIA Miami. Definitely check this one out!
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WIA_Art Auction Flyer_Jan-1Name of the show: Creating Scholars, Silent Art Auction Show
Organizer: AIA Miami – Women in Architecture
Cost to Apply: Free
 Submission Deadline EXTENDED: December 19, 2014
Application link

Show Location: Miami Center for Architecture + Design
Show Dates: January 28th, 2015

Call details: AIA-Miami Chapter’s Women in Architecture Committee presents, Creating A Scholar Silent Art Auction Show. Proceeds will go to MCAD’S scholarship fund to benefit a female student at New World School of the Arts and Design & Architecture Senior High.

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From ArtAscent: Call for Artists for Portraits International Call For Artists, Deadline December 31, 2014

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Name of the show: Portraits International Call For Artists
Organizer: ArtAscent
Cost to Apply: $25+
Submission Deadline: December 31, 2014
Application link

Show Location: International online
Show Dates: February 1, 2015 to 2017

Call details: | Theme:
This call theme is “Portraits” The likeness, personality and mood of a living thing, captured in image and word. What faces will you unveil?

| Eligible Submissions:
Entries may include 2- and 3-dimensional media, such as paintings, drawings, photography, mixed media, installations, ceramics, jewelry and sculpture. Submissions must be the original work of the applicant(s). Open to international artists.

| Highlights:
The Gold, Silver and Bronze artists will be featured in the ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal complete with artist profile reviews written by our art writer. From 20 to 30 artists in total will be published in ArtAscent Art & Literature Journal; showcased, along with website links, in an online exhibition on the ArtAscent website for at least two years; and, promoted on the ArtAscent Facebook and Twitter feeds.

| About ArtAscent:
The mission of ArtAscent is to promote artists of images and words, and connect them with art lovers. This is accomplished by calls for artists and writers, artist profiling, art magazine publication, and artist and writer online showcasing. Each call is theme based, with the intent to showcase diverse creative explorations of that theme via various media.

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From Ashley Suarez: Call for Artists for Unestablished, Deadline November 16

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Name of the show: Unestablished
Organizer: Ashley Suarez
Cost to Apply: 0
Submission Deadline: November 16
Application link

Show Location: 7212 NW 35 Ave
Show Dates: December 5-6

Call details: For all my artists. musicians, and filmmakers***
– Submit your work to receive an opportunity to exhibit during Art Basel!-

No submission fee. No gallery fee.

Submit | Unestablished
Submit your work! What are you waiting for? The deadline for submissions will be midnight on November 16th

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Life Is Art Official Call for Artists – Life Is Art Block at Art Deco Weekend Deadline December 21, 2014



Life Is Art Official Call for Artists
Life Is Art Block at Art Deco Weekend 2015

We are very excited to announce that The Miami Design Preservation League has invited Life Is Art to host a local art show within their 38th Annual Art Deco Weekend! On January 16th, 17th, and 18th, Life Is Art will have an entire block of Ocean Drive to fill with amazing artists from South Florida. With an annual draw of 300,000 attendees per weekend and coverage in all the major press, this is an excellent opportunity.

Life Is Art is creating our very own “Art Zone” within the Art Deco Weekend Festival called the LIFE IS ART BLOCK! All of our artists will be gathered into the block between 11th and 12th Streets on Ocean Drive, the Art Block featuring only local artists. Thanks to the Miami Design Preservation League, we can offer a special price for local artists, lower than any of the other vendors at Art Deco Weekend! Plus, a portion of the booth fee goes to support Life Is Art, so we can bring you even more programming throughout the year.

Spaces are limited, so buy your booth soon!

* This is a boothed fair that includes art, music, fashion, tours, seminars, food, drinks, live performance and parades!
* Event Date: January 16, 17, 18, 2014
* Time: Friday noon-11pm, Saturday 10am-11pm, and Sunday 10am-8pm
* Location: Ocean Drive, 11th Street to 12th Street, Miami Beach, FL 33139
* Check the Festival Website for more event details

* ELIGIBILITY: Open to visual artists living and/or working in the following counties: Monroe, Miami-Dade, Broward, Collier and Palm Beach.
* THEME: Artwork does not need to be Deco in nature. All subjects accepted.
* DEADLINE: Sunday, December 21, 2014 or when we run out of spaces,whichever comes first.
* Application fee: $0.00.
* Local Artist Booth fee: $425.00

* Payment must be made at the time of application.
* Artists may share booths, but all artists must be listed in the submission form.
* Booths may not be sublet.
* Payment may be made by Credit/Debit Card or Paypal. Contact us if you wish to pay via Check.
* Once your application is accepted there are no refunds after December 1st.
* Set up instructions will be sent after we have confirmed your payment.
* Items for sale must be primarily artwork created by the named exhibiting artist(s), primarily orginals, but may also include high quality prints. Anciliary products, such as t-shirts or stickers, may be included, if they only occupy a small area.

* Booth spaces are 10’x10′ and include a Tent, Table, Chair, Electricity and Parking!
* Tents include canvas walls to close up at night.
* There will be overnight onsite security.
* Artists will each receive one parking pass per booth when they check in. It will vary in location.
* All Life Is Art Block booths will be gathered along Ocean Drive in one block to create an “art zone” right next to the Promenade.
* Artists must supply their own display materials (walls, easels, lights, etc). Displays must be sturdy enough to withstand crowds and South Florida weather.
* Artist booths must remain open during all festival hours: Friday noon-11pm, Saturday 10 am-11pm, and Sunday 10 am-8pm.
* Booth must be occupied by artist’s representative or artist at all times.
* Artist (or designated representative) is responsible for sales.
* Artist is responsible for payment of their own sales tax; Dade County/Miami Beach tax officials will be at Vendor Check In to collect payment from you in cash, money order, or cashier’s check.
* A Tax ID certificate must be visible in the booth at all times. (If you need a Sales Tax ID, go here to register)
* Artist is responsible for all setup and takedown of artwork and personal displays. Bring your own dolly/hand cart, there is no guarantee you will be able to drive up to your assigned booth.
* You may not block or impede traffic flow to other vendors with merchandise or by standing outside of your booth area.
* Artists are encouraged to decorate their booths to their own tastes.
* All displays must be kept within the booth space.
* The City of Miami Beach strenuously enforces the Americans with Disabilities Act. Their code requires “all cashier counters (counters where money transactions occur) must be no higher than 36 inches maximum above finish floor, for a minimum length of 36 inches.”
* Artists are responsible for the security of their wares overnight. There will be onsite security.
* Artists should insure their own exhibit and display materials. MDPL, Life Is Art and Large Marge Productions do not and will not assume liability for theft, injury, nor any other accident that may occur during the event to visitors or vendors.
* All electrical equipment are subject to inspection by MDPL/Art Deco Weekend, its agents, contractors, and Miami Beach City Officials. (Any artist using appliances or equipment (especially extension cords) not suitable for hook-up will be closed down immediately. MDPL/Art Deco Weekend and its contracted agents will refuse connections where wiring is not in accordance with local electrical code. Your electric usage is subject to verification by ADW contracted electricians. Violators may be fined and/or disconnected without notice. Drawing more electricity than ordered causes blackouts and fire hazards for all and is deemed a serious offense. Due to regulations in the National Electricity code, and in order to provide additional safety to everyone concerned, we will provide electricity which is Ground Fault Protected. Make sure the equipment you use has been tested to be free of any leakage to the ground, otherwise the circuit will cut off creating inconveniences for you and others on your same line. Electricity will be permanently cut to that particular device. We suggest all plug-in equipment be tested on a bathroom or garage receptacle with GFI switch.)

By agreeing to set up at Art Deco Weekend, the below agrees to protect, keep and save Life Is Art, Art Deco Weekend, Miami Design Preservation League, The City of Miami, and all their officers and staff, forever harmless from any damage, loss, cost, liability, or expense that arises from their being at this event. This agreement covers full setup, run of the event, and takedown. By entering your name below below, you indicate your approval of all information contained. Life Is Art reserves the right to refuse entrance or participation as allowed by law.

* I have read and understood and agree to all of the above.
* I release Life Is Art, Art Deco Weekend, and promotional partners to use my name, image, and company information in the promotion of the event.
* By typing my name below, I certify that this signifies a signature of agreement.


From Ormond Memorial Art Museum: Call for Artists for Open Call to Visual Artists for 2016, Deadline Nov. 1, 2014

An open call for artists of all types from the museum in Ormand Beach, FL. Definitely check it out!

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Name of the show: Open Call to Visual Artists for 2016
Organizer: Ormond Memorial Art Museum
Cost to Apply: free
Submission Deadline: Nov. 1, 2014
Application link

Show Location: Ormond Beach, FL
Show Dates: 2016

Call details: The Ormond Memorial Art Museum is accepting submissions from individual artists and groups for exhibitions in various medium during 2016.
View submission guidelines at

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From Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs: Call for Artists for Amadlozi Gallery 2015 Juried Exhibitions, Deadline October 20, 2014

Here is a wonderful opportunity from the African Heritage Cultural Arts Center right here in Miami. No fee to apply, so definitely check it out!

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AHCAC-LOGO-TRANPARENT-copyName of the show: Amadlozi Gallery 2015 Juried Exhibitions
Organizer: Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs
Cost to Apply: 0
Submission Deadline: October 20, 2014
Application link

Show Location: African Heritage Cultural Arts Center Amadlozi Gallery
Show Dates: JAN 7-28, MAR 5-31, SEPT 5-30

Call details: The African Heritage Cultural Arts Center is celebrating our 40th Anniversary in 2015 and invite professional VISUAL ARTISTS to submit to our CALL FOR ENTRY for the Amadlozi Gallery 2015 Juried Exhibitions.

Exhibitions include:

Black History Month Exhibition – JAN 7 – FEB 28, 2015
Women’s History Month Exhibition – MAR 5-30, 2015
Visual Arts Teacher Celebration – SEP 5 – 30, 2015

Selection Panel
Adler Guerrier, Artist (Miami)
Maria Elena Ortiz, Perez Art Museum Miami
Aramis O’Reilly, Artist (Miami)
Mikhaile Solomon, Public Art Coordinator, Opa-Locka Community Development Corporation
Marshall Davis, Director, AHCAC

Apply at

Visit our site for more details:!call-to-artists/cigd

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From Joshua Kingston: Call for Artists for Out of the Blue, Deadline October 9, 2014

From our good friends over at Eleazar Delgado Studio. The Miami Mixers are getting really popular, so definitely check it out!
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Name of the show: Out of the Blue
Organizer: Joshua Kingston
Cost to Apply: FREE
Submission Deadline: October 9, 2014
Application link

Show Location: Eleazar Delgado Studio
Show Dates: October 16-November 7

Call details: The MiamiMixer is a collective art exhibition featuring local & international talent with a varying theme. Whether you are a seasoned pro or just launching your career, we encourage all to submit.

The next show will take place October 16, 2014 and is called Out of the Blue

The deadline for submissions is October 9, 2014. There is NO charge to apply. Send your images WITH Dimensions & prices to Joshua Kingston, curator @, 1-2MG MAXIMUM.

If you aren’t sure your work is a match for the current call, we still encourage artists to apply. Sometimes our submissions will dictate the theme of future shows.

All accepted work MUST be ready to hang when delivered by October 9, 2014. The show will open October 16 and run until November 7, 2014.

A properly formatted artist statement and bio are required and can be provided for you at a $100 charge for the professional copy-writing/editing service. This is a great tool for marketing your art and increases your value for applying to shows and art fairs. We take only 25% commission from sales.

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