This week’s unique opportunities for artists spreads the field wide open to offer ideas for online exhibitions, galleries to join, ways to help other artists, express your ideas, and get publicity in an art magazine. A few opportunities do not have any deadlines, so there is no pressure to act immediately. We hope you enjoy the opportunities, share with your artist friends, and spend time reading other articles on the website.
Healing Arts Gallery
No deadline. Healing Arts Gallery at Monadnock Community Hospital in Peterborough, New Hampshire, is: “A convergence of Medicine and the Arts to provide sustenance for body, mind and spirit, affecting all levels of healing in the hospital environs.” Artists interested in submitting works of art “that support a therapeutic and restorative experience for viewers in a healthcare setting” may apply. Learn more.
HOT TOPICS – BOLD EXPRESSIONS
Deadline: August 9, 2015. This Manhattan Arts International juried online exhibition will take place August 15 – October 15, 2015. We are seeking art that explores Bold Expressions, either in Nature, Human Nature or Society and Environmental Concerns. Does your art express passion, surprise, taboos, boldness, summer scenes, sunrises, volcanoes, fire, fireworks, high-key colors, energized abstractions, global warming? If so, this exhibition is for you. Artists will be selected for the online exhibition on www.ManhattanArts.com and several artists will be selected to be Featured Artists here, on The Healing Power of ART & ARTISTS website. Learn more.
Moore Women Artists is Seeking Contributors
Ongoing. The new Moore Women Artists website, hosted by Moore College of Art & Design, invites artists to share their ideas, issues and successes and learn more about the heritage of women artists. “Articles and blog posts by guests contributors will be the source and impetus for starting an online discussion about what women visual artists are experiencing today in terms of creating their work, their careers and the issues they are facing. Delving into the heritage of women artists and the strides they’ve made over the years will also be addressed as well as where they have come and what the future may hold.” Contributors who provide content will have a contributor’s page with their photo, bio, link to their artist site, and more. Learn more.
Help Artists in Need
If you are grateful to have your basic needs and more fulfilled, consider helping other artists who don’t have the same security. The Artists’ Fellowship, Inc. is a charitable foundation that assists professional fine artists (painters, graphic artists, printmakers, sculptors) and their families in times of emergency, disability, or bereavement. If you aren’t in need of financial aid this organization should be on your giving list. By contributing to this 100% volunteer-run organization you are helping other artists in need. The Artists’ Fellowship’s Board of Trustees and Officers all serve as volunteers in service to our community of artists. Assistance is given without expectation of repayment. Learn more.
Artist Spotlight – Publicity
Deadline: December 31, 2015. Professional Artist magazine selects one artist bimonthly to be featured in the Artist Spotlight section of the magazine. The competition is open to all artists 18 and older who “like” Professional Artist on Facebook, follow us on Twitter, or participate in our LinkedIn discussion group. The winning artists will receive a two-page interview profile and one or two images of his or her artwork printed in the magazine. The winner and finalists will be featured in their own Artist Spotlight gallery on www.ProfessionalArtistMag.com. There is no entry fee. Learn more.
Artists Run Gallery
Deadline unknown. The Foundry Gallery is seeking a few established and emerging artists in the greater Washington DC area for membership in its nonprofit cooperative gallery. It holds monthly members’ solo and group shows at its townhouse in Dupont Circle. In September 2015 it will move to a beautiful new space near the 9:30 Club. Learn more.
Please also visit The Healing Power of ART & ARTISTS Comprehensive Resource Directory of Art & Healing Organizations with more than 100 listings.