Archive for the ‘Wilmington NC Visual Arts’ Category

Art in Bloom Gallery and theArtWorks™ in Wilmington, NC, Call for Entries “Art of the Image ’19” – Deadline June 30, 2019

June 12, 2019

We’re excited to collaborate on this event with Art in Bloom. It will be an awesome opportunity for artists who work in the photographic medium to exhibit their art! We even have entrants all the way from Nairobi! If you know who would be interested, please share.

“Art of the Image ’19” is a juried photographic media competition and exhibition designed to celebrate the medium of photography and its cultural influence by engaging the photography community with a showing of exceptional photo-based works of art. Any original work of art with a primary focus on the photographic medium, utilizing traditional and non-traditional processes, will be considered for the selection process.

Juror will be Beth Handler Riebe, PhD, Independent Curator and Art Consultant. Riebe worked in the NYC art world for twenty years, with curatorial stints at The Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Yale University Art Gallery, and the Paula Cooper Gallery. She served as an art consultant to Donald B. Marron (one of ARTnews’ top 200 collectors). Beth received a BA from Oberlin College, and an MA and a PhD from Yale University, with all three degrees in art history. She is a former Trustee of the Cameron Art Museum and occasionally teaches art history at UNCW.

For Prospectus and to enter online visit (www.aibgallery.com/art-of-the-image-19/).

Entry deadline is June 30, 2019.

$20 Entry Fee (for up to 2 entries) and $5 per additional entry (unlimited).

Exhibition Date: Aug. 2 – Sept. 15, 2019, exhibited at Verrazzano Gallery, a 7200+ sq.ft., gallery and event space located in theArtWorks™ in Wilmington, NC.

The Arts Council of Wilmington in Wilmington, NC, Calls for Entries for Show at Wilmington International Airport – Deadline Mar. 22, 2019

March 18, 2019

The Arts Council of Wilmington in Wilmington, NC, is looking for artists to showcase at its gallery in the Wilmington International Airport. The theme is “The Transplanted Artist”, showcasing artists who have moved to Wilmington from anywhere in the world.

Deadline to enter is March 22, 2019

Submissions will be judged by Vermont transplant Paul Stone, who studied art at Dartmouth College and Tufts University and started exhibiting in galleries in 1976. He has been represented in Maine, Massachusetts, Vermont, North Carolina, Georgia and Arizona. His paintings are in collections all over the world.

GENERAL GUIDELINES:

The exhibit is open to all artists 18 and over in Wilmington and the surrounding area who have relocated to the area. Artists may submit up to three pieces of artwork in any media, including, but not limited to, painting, drawing, photography, printing, mixed media, and sculpture (as long as it can hang on a wall, no freestanding sculptures). All work must be suitably framed and/or prepared to hang with all hardware readily attached. There is no minimum size requirement and larger pieces must be able to enter the gallery through an 84” x 70” doorway. Once installed, work may not exceed 7 feet in height. There are no limitations on subject matter or materials.

IMPORTANT DATES:

All submissions are due by e-mail by Friday, March 22, 2019 at 5pm.
Artists will be notified of acceptance by e-mail by March 25, 2019.
Artwork must be dropped off at ILM on March 29, 2019 from 4-6pm.
An Artists Reception will be held April 17, 2019, from 5:30-7pm.
Unsold artwork must be picked up on June 21, 2019, from 4-6pm.

HOW TO APPLY:

E-mail 1-3 images to (ilm@artswilmington.org).
Title each jpeg file yourlastname_entry#.jpg
In the subject line of the e-mail please type TRANSPLANT
In the body of the e-mail please list your information in the following way:
Your Name
Your Contact Info (phone # and e-mail)
City/State Relocated From
Image #1 (that corresponds to each jpeg file)
Image Info: Title, Date Completed, Medium, Dimensions
Image #2 (that corresponds to each jpeg file)
Image Info: Title, Date Completed, Medium, Dimensions
Image #3 (that corresponds to each jpeg file)
Image Info: Title, Date Completed, Medium, Dimensions

PUBLICITY:

The Arts Council of Wilmington reserves the right to photograph and reproduce, in color or black & white, all artworks accepted for this exhibition, regardless of copyright, for educational and/or publicity purposes.
SALES, LIABILITY, AND INSURANCE:

The Arts Council of Wilmington will retain a 30% commission on all sales directly attributed to the exhibition. All prices set by the artist at the time of entry should include the 30% commission. The Arts Council will provide a contract with more information upon acceptance of artwork. The Arts Council will take every precaution against damage/theft, etc. of artwork, but will not be responsible for damage/loss whatever the cause.

DELIVERY & PICK-UP:

Accepted works are to be hand-delivered to The Wilmington International Airport on March 29, 2019, between 4-6pm. Accepted works must remain up for the duration of the exhibition (March 29, 2019 – June 21, 2019) unless they are sold. Works must be picked up at the close of the exhibition or will become property of The Arts Council of Wilmington.

For more information, contact The Arts Council of Wilmington/NHC by e-mail at (ILM@artswilmington.org), visit (artswilmington.org) or calling 910/343-0998.

Wilmington Art Association in Wilmington, NC, Calls for Entries for “37th Annual Juried Spring Show and Sale” – Deadline is Feb. 10, 2019

January 20, 2019

The Wilmington Art Association (WAA) in Wilmington, NC, invites artists to submit work for its “37th Annual Juried Spring Show and Sale”. This show will be open March 30 and continue through April 7, 2019, in Wilmington, NC, during the annual North Carolina Azalea Festival.

Deadline for entry is Feb. 10, 2019 at 5pm.

The show is open to all artists 18 years of age and older and will include original works in painting, pastel, drawing, printmaking, photography, digital imaging, fiber art, mixed media and three-dimensional work. Monetary and merchandise awards will be in excess of $4000.

Interested artists are encouraged to visit (http://wilmingtonart.org/) or e-mail to (springshow@wilmingtonart.org) for a full Prospectus.

Wilmington Art Association Calls for Entries for the “36th Annual Juried Spring Show and Sale” Taking Place in Wilmington, NC – Deadline is Feb. 26, 2018

January 17, 2018

The Wilmington Art Association (WAA) invites artists to submit work for its “36th Annual Juried Spring Show and Sale”. This show will be open Apr. 7-15, 2018 in Wilmington, NC, during the annual North Carolina Azalea Festival.

The WAA welcomes Janette K. Hopper as the Juror/Judge for the 2018 “WAA Annual Juried Spring Art Show and Sale”. Hopper is an active painter, printmaker and performance artist here in Wilmington. Last year’s art activities included a one-person show at the Wilma Daniels Gallery, an exhibit at Art in Bloom, her Japanese print inspired the mural at Nikki’s on Front St. and a performance with a New York dance troop, as part of Cucalorus. She received her Masters of Fine Art in Painting from the University of Oregon and has taught here in the United States, with her position as the Art Department Chair at UNC Pembroke, bringing her to North Carolina

Deadline for entries is Feb. 26, 2018 at 5pm. The show is open to all artists 18 years of age and older and will include original works in painting, pastel, drawing, printmaking, photography, digital imaging, fiber art, mixed media and three-dimensional work. Monetary and merchandise awards will be in excess of $4000.

Interested artists are encouraged to visit (http://wilmingtonart.org/) or call 910/343-4370 for a full Prospectus.

Wilmington Art Association in Wilmington, NC, Calls for Entries for Its “36th Annual Juried Spring Art Show and Sale” – Deadline Feb. 26, 2018

December 10, 2017

The Wilmington Art Association in Wilmington, NC, is calling for entries for its “36th Annual Juried Spring Art Show & Sale” which will take place at the Hannah Block Community Arts Center, from Apr. 7 – 15, 2018.

The “36th Annual Juried Spring Show and Sale”, the Official Art Show for the Annual Azalea Festival, will be here before you know it! WAA is pleased to announce that this year’s show has been extended over two weekends giving the artists more days to display and sale their work. Other changes are in the works as well and soon to be announced.

Online submission opens Jan. 8 closing Feb. 26, 2018. The Show will once again be at the Hannah Block Community Arts Center in downtown Wilmington.

Download the Prospectus at (http://wilmingtonart.org/uploads/prospectus2018.pdf).

For further info visit (www.wilmingtonart.org).

The Arts Council of Wilmington/New Hanover County in Wilmington, NC, Calls for Applications for Grassroots Arts Program Grant

May 31, 2017

Since 1977, the North Carolina Arts Council’s Grassroots Arts Program has provided North Carolina citizens access to quality arts experiences. The program distributes funds for the arts in all 100 counties of the state primarily through partnerships with local arts councils. The Arts Council of Wilmington/New Hanover County serves as the NC Arts Council’s Designated County Partner in awarding subgrants in New Hanover County.

For complete info visit (http://artscouncilofwilmington.org/?page_id=3401).

For other info call the council at 910/343-0998 or e-mail to (info@artscouncilof wilmington.org).

The Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County in Wilmington, NC, Calls for Submissions for Its Pedestrian Art Project – Deadline is February 28, 2017

February 8, 2017

The Arts Council of Wilmington and New Hanover County in Wilmington, NC, invites sculptors to submit proposals for its Pedestrian Art public sculpture program. Up to 12 works will be installed for one year at various locations in Wilmington, NC, beginning in April 2017.

The deadline for consideration is February 28, 2017.

Click here for more information at (http://artscouncilofwilmington.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/12/PedArt-2017-Call-for-Entries1.pdf).

The Arts Council is located at 221 N. Front Street, Suite 101, Wilmington, NC 28401

For further information call 910/343-0998, e-mail to (pedart@artswilmington.org) or visit (www.ArtsWilmington.org).

Arts Council of Wilmington in Wilmington, NC, Calls for Entries for an Exhibit to Show Off Wilmington Locations – Deadline Feb. 10, 2017

January 17, 2017

Wilmington is a unique city that is home to an amazing arts community. We all have our favorite spots, from the Cape Fear River to the beaches or Castle Street to Lumina Ave.  Anything goes in this call to local artists to exhibit work that depicts their local stomping grounds.

The Arts Council of Wilmington will showcase the chosen artists at Wilmington International Airport during one of the busiest times of the year, The Azalea Festival and the Wells Fargo Championship. This is an opportunity to show visitors the multifaceted character of our fair city and the surrounding area.

Entry Deadline: Feb. 10, 2017

Visit our website at (www.ArtsWilmington.org), for complete rules.

Cameron Art Museum in Wilmington, NC, Offers Art of the Bloom – Jan. 5-8, 2017

December 23, 2016

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Art of the Bloom weekend will pair the area’s finest floral designers in a design challenge to create artistic floral arrangements inspired by art at the Cameron Art Museum in Wilmington, NC.

The Museum is opening its Vault and traveling thirty works from the permanent collection to Blockade Runner Beach Resort on Wrightsville Beach Island.

21 Designers will interpret the art through floral design in an installation of CAM’s art and floral arrangements. Visitors will enjoy experiencing designers’ interpretations of art.

The Design Divas from Florida will be on hand and select the First, Second & Third place winners, as well as Best of Show. You be the judge… by voting for your favorite – all for a good cause – Cameron Art Museum and New Hanover Garden Club – Hands On Community projects.

A Preview Party will take place Thursday Jan. 5, 2017, from 7-9pm. $35 – CAM & NHGC Members (includes 3 day admission) $45 – Non – Members (includes 3 day admission).

See it First! A ticketed fundraiser to Meet and mingle with the talented designers & artists. Award winning desserts by EAST. Music by Grenoldo Frazier, Julie Rehder and Carol Green.

The three day event kicks off with a dessert and champagne preview party to open Art Of The Bloom.
Art Of The Bloom – Exhibition will open to the public:
Friday Jan. 6, 2017 – 9am – 9pm
Saturday Jan. 7, 2017 – 9am – 5pm
Sunday Jan. 8, 2017 – 9am – 4pm

$10 – CAM & NHGC Members (3-day admission)
$15 – Non – Members (3-day admission)

Tickets for all events will be available at the Cameron Art Museum at (http://cameronartmuseum.org/artofthebloom/) and Blockade Runner Beach Resort at 910/256-2251. East has special menus throughout the weekend.

Throughout this inspiring weekend noted speakers and hands on demonstrations in floral design, the arts and party planning. (some events may have an additional ticket.) Be a part of a new Wilmington / Wrightsville Beach tradition. Come be inspired and beat the winter blues at the beach!

The Event Host – known for their gracious and chic hospitality: Blockade Runner Beach Resort, Wilmington Art Association, Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage, New Hanover Regional Medical Center, Art In Bloom Gallery, Baker Roofing, Fogelman Homes, Othera Family Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry, Tinga Nursery, and Trader Joe’s.

Benefits: Cameron Art Museum – your art museum and more. CAM is dedicated to inspiring critical thinking, fueling creativity and fostering open and accessible conversation for everyone. CAM is a catalyst for transformation whose various elements create a synergy that define CAM, Wilmington and Wrightsville Beach Island as a dynamic cultural destination.

New Hanover Garden Club’s Hands On Community Projects. Founded in 2014 and federated by the National Garden Clubs.

The proceeds from this event will support the community work of both NHGC and Cameron Art Museum.

Together Let’s Dig Deep!

More info contact Jayme Bednarczyk @CAM by calling 910/395-5999, e-mail to (jaymeb@cameronartmuseum.org) or visit (http://cameronartmuseum.org/artofthebloom/).

Wilmington Art Association in Wilmington, NC, Calls for Entries for “Art in the Arboretum” – Deadline Aug. 19, 2016

June 20, 2016

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The Wilmington Art Association in Wilmington, NC, is calling for entries for “Art in the Arboretum” taking place Sept. 30 – Oct. 2 , 2016, at the New Hanover County Arboretum in Wilmington.

Deadline to submit is Aug. 19, 2016.

Be a part of this annual show!

For further information visit (www.wilmingtonart.org).