ArtBeat: Call For Entries

New Calls:

Locust Grove, a National Historic Landmark, museum, education center, and nature preserve located in Poughkeepsie, is seeking applicants for 2011 solo exhibitions. Juried by a panel of art professionals by slide or CD/ROM submissions, selected artists will be offered a six-week solo show in the Transverse Gallery. Click here for a prospectus (PDF). (Applications deadline: Monday, April 19)

The Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts is seeking works for its annual members show that will run from May 8 to June 12. Limit two entries per member. (Submission deadline: April 25).

The Cooperstown Art Association is seeking entries for its Regional Juried Exhibition to take place May 7-June 4. Jurors: David Kiehm & Carol Saggese. All media. Open to artists residing in New York State. Possible $2000 in prizes. Actual artwork juried. No slides. Prospectus available here. (Application deadline: May 1).

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The Columbia County Council on the Arts in Hudson is accepting abstract and representational works in all media for “Face to Face,” an exhibit that aims to “portray Face(s) in any personally expressive way using the self, others, animals.” Artists must be members of CCCA to participate. (Submission deadline: May 7).

The Cooperstown Art Association is seeking entries for its 75th National Juried Exhibit to take place July 16-August 20. Jurors: Carrie Haddad & Melissa Stafford. All media. Possible $3500 in prizes. Prospectus available here. (Application deadline: May 15).

Berkshire Made is still accepting entries for Handmade in the Park, a crafts fair of locally made, hand-crafted items that will take place on Saturday, June 26 and Saturday, August 7 at the First Congregational Church Park in Lee. (Application deadline: May 15).

Upstate Artists Gallery is accepting submissions for People’s Choice: artworks in conjunction with Art on Lark, including Kid’s People’s Choice and High School People’s Choice. (Submissions due May 30).

The Garrison Art Center is seeking entries for “PHOTOcentric 2010” a juried exhibition open to photographers 18 years of age and over. Jurors: Harvey Stein and Stephen Shore. Solo Show for Best in Show/ virtual gallery exhibit for others. Download prospectus here. (Deadline June 1).

Hot street art action: Papergirl-New York State is seeking artists to participate in this year’s PaperGirl, an art event that will combine the forces of New York City and Albany. Works will be shown from August 23-27 @ the Dumbo Art Center, Brooklyn, from August 28-29 @ the Armory in Manhattan and from September 3-6 @ the Marketplace Gallery in Albany. After the gallery exhibitions, the art will be distributed to strangers on the street in a style that imitates paperboys. (Submission deadline: July 20)


The Arts Center at Old Forge is accepting entries for a show entitled Art, Poetry and Tall Tales, slated to run from May 9 – June 6. $30 entry fee ($20 members). (Deadline for shipped work is April 23, for digital writing submissions is April 26 and for hand delivery is May 1.)

The Tang is seeking entries for For You, works by artists who have passed away but whose work and memory continue to impact individuals in the greater Capital Region. (Deadline: May 14)

SOS (Strategic Opportunity Stipends) is designed to help individual artists of all disciplines take advantage of specific unique opportunities that will significantly benefit their work or career development. Grants between $100 and $600 will be awarded. Open to residents of New York State only. (Deadline May 25)

The 11th Annual Woodstock Film Festival is now accepting entries for its 2010 season, taking place September 29 – October 3, 2010. Here’s the entry form. (Deadlines: (early) May 21 and (final) June 21.)

Proctors Theatre is seeking entries for the Northeast Fine Craft Festival to be held October 23-24, 2010. Last year’s festival brought an attendance of more than 1,000 participants — with 40 artisan booths featured throughout the facility. Craftspeople and artisans who create original work from their own designs in metal, fiber, clay, glass, paper, wood, and leather are invited to apply online or send an email request to (Application deadline: June 30, 2010)

Hudson’s Limner Gallery is seeking entries for “Strange Figurations,” a thematic exhibition open to all media and figurative styles from the realist to the surreal and visionary. 72″ maximum dimension. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery, September 1 – 25, 2010. $2200 in national magazine publication awards. On-line entry form. (Deadline June 30)

The Jay Street Gallery in Schenectrady has announced their show schedule for the year. Contact them to have your work considered for an upcoming show.

  • May 21-June 15: Self-Portrait
  • June 18-July 13: Media Madness
  • July 16-August 17: Member Show
  • Aug 20-Sept 14: Sculpture (3D)
  • Oct 17-Oct 12: Sex, Religion and Politics
  • Oct 15-Sept 14: Fear Unmasked

Greene County Council on the Arts has announced their 2010 Calls For Entries. There are no entry fees but membership in the GCCA is required to participate in any show.

  • 2000-2010 Define the Decade: a juried group exhibition inviting creative responses to a tumultous decade. Exhibit dates: June 19-August 14, 2010. (Application deadline: May 1)
  • Wish You Were Here: A juried landscape exhibition based on experiences in the Catskill Park. Exhibit dates: October 16-Nov. 13, 2010. (Application deadline: September 1)
  • Salon 2010: The Push Pin Show. The GCCA’s annual unjuried holiday exhibition and sale, open to all members. Exhibit dates: November 20, 2010-January 15, 2011. (Application deadline: November 1, 2010)
  • Addiitonally, GCCA is accepting applications for review for solo and curated group shows. (Deadlines: May 1 and December 1.)
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