See below for current CALLS TO ARTISTS:
Dacia Gallery - Artist Residency Program
ARTIST RESIDENCY IN SIBIU, ROMANIA
Session I: May 3 - 31, 2014
Session II: June 15 - July 13, 2014
Dacia Gallery invites artists to participate in the Artist Residency Program for 2014 in Sibiu, Romania. Dacia's Artist Residency provides an academic program to inspire, refine and redefine the creative direction of artists in a painting intensive four-week program. This is a wonderful opportunity to study and paint abroad, if you are interested in participating and for more info please visit our website: www.daciagallery.com
OPEN CALL FOR LANDSCAPES & CITYSCAPES GROUP EXHIBITION
Exhibition Dates: April 1-20, 2014
Entry Deadline: Thursday, March 13, 2014
Dacia Gallery invites emerging and established artists to submit artwork for an opportunity to participate in our upcoming 2014 Landscape Group Exhibition. We are looking for a diverse body of landscape / cityscape artwork in all mediums and styles, all creative artwork is accepted. The gallery will advertise and promote the selected artists for the exhibitions and host a formal Opening Reception for the exhibition, including an Artist Talk during the opening reception. We look forward to seeing your work. For more info and to apply please visit our website: www.daciagallery.com
OPEN CALL FOR SOLO EXHIBITIONS IN SPRING 2014
Exhibition Dates: April 21 to May 10, 2014
Entry Deadline: Thursday, March 27, 2014
Dacia Gallery invites emerging and established artists to submit artwork for an opportunity to have a Solo Exhibition in New York at Dacia Gallery for Spring 2014. We are looking for new talented artists to exhibit and to possibly represent as well. The gallery will advertise and promote the selected artist for the exhibition and host a formal Opening Reception for the exhibit, including an Artist Talk during the opening reception. 10 Artists will be chosen as finalists for the solo exhibition, they will be announced on the website after the entry deadline, one out of the ten artists will be awarded the solo exhibition. The remaining nine finalists will also be considered for upcoming solo exhibitions and for group shows as well. We are actively searching for new talented artists in all media and styles for the upcoming exhibition season. If you are looking for gallery representation and to have a Solo Show in New York City, submit your art that we may discover your compelling work and present it to the public, gallery directors, curators and collectors. For more info and to apply please visit our website: www.daciagallery.com
THE PLAYERS NEW PLAY FESTIVAL
APPLICATION DEADLINE: May 2, 2014
The Players is proud to announce its acceptance of new plays for its 13th annual Players New Play Festival from now until May 2, 2014. A committee of judges will select five plays to be presented in a “Reader’s Theater“ style during the week of July 21-26, 2014 at The Players, 838 North Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. One of the winning plays will be selected as "Best of Series" and will be produced at The Players Theatre in 2015.
Entrant must be a resident of the Gulf Coast area (defined for this contest as extending from Tampa/Clearwater to Fort Myers) and over the age of 18. Full-length plays are preferred but one-acts will be considered. Maximum number of performers needed to produce the play is 8. Playwrights are asked to delineate if there are multiple roles that can be doubled.
§ Manuscripts must be typed in 12 point font and bound, with playwrights’ biographies included. Scripts will not be returned. § No evaluations will be rendered with any rejected entries.
§ Author (and collaborator, if any) may submit only one script. Each additional script is $10.00. (The enclosed check should be made out to: The Players.)
§ Play must not have had a prior production, although those work-shopped before non-paying audiences are acceptable. § Published plays are not eligible.
§ Entries that have been previously submitted to The Players are eligible, but only if the work has been substantially re-written.
§ Musicals are not accepted.
§ Submit one hard copy to: “The Players New Play Festival”, The Players, 838 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, FL 34236. A SECOND electronically transmitted copy needs to be emailed to Artisticdirector@theplayers.org. The Players Theatre is not responsible for lost or misplaced plays.
§ Postmark deadline is May 2, 2014. No submissions will be accepted past that date. Winning selections At least 5 entries will be presented in rehearsed readings at The Players from July 21-26, 2014. The 5 finalists will be announced via The Players website on May 30th, 2014.
§ Playwright must be available to help arrange rehearsals and to attend reading. Winning entries will have a director assigned and will attend at least two rehearsals. Playwrights are responsible for supplying updated and corrected copies of their script to their director and cast. Plays not following proper guidelines or meeting the requirements will be disqualified.
Call to Artists: Florida Writers Association Poetry and Short Story Conference
May 17, 2014 8:30AM - 4:30 PM
Held at Woodmere Park, 3951 Woodmere Park Blvd. Venice, FL 34293
The program will include writing poetry and short stories and what to do with them when they are done, a session with an award winning children's author, information about FWA's Collection Contest, and highlights on how to self publish on CreateSpace. The registration fee is $69 for FWA Members, $89 for Non members. This includes continental breakfast, snacks and lunch.
For details and registration: www.FloridaWriters.net
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Danae DeShazer, Communications Manager
(941)365-5118 ext. 304