Call for entry: Deconstruct a classic work and re-invent it through another medium

‘Not a forgery show’ deadline call for entry extended to May 7

This image has an empty alt attribute; its file name is 2021-ReComposedClassics-3X3-extension.jpgThe Wickford Art Association (WAA) will introduce a new exhibit through Re-Composed Classics where member and non-member artists exhibit works based on classic pieces but re-invent them through modifications to media, subject and more.  By encouraging artists to deconstruct known works by others to re-compose through their own personal hand, style and creativity, the sky is the limit!

The exhibit opens on Friday- June 11 and all media is accepted with works representing styles/genres beginning with the letter “A”– expect works that are Abstract, Avant-Garde, Arabesque, Architectural, Art Deco, Art Nouveau, etc.

The CALL for ENTRY for this exhibit has been EXTENDED through Friday- May 7.

Smithsonian puts out a call for vaccine and US poster art

Deadline is April 21 with rolling acceptance following

The Smithsonian has put out a call for artists and designers to submit artwork to support vaccine education. All artists are welcome—from crayon to creative professional.

The initiative, “Vaccines and US: Cultural Organizations for Community Health,” will select works for use on posters, social media and promotional materials. Artwork will be displayed on the “Vaccines and US” website and made available for free download by the public and all participating cultural organizations.

Deadline is April 21 with rolling acceptance after April 21. Link to entry form.

Request for Qualifications: Landmark Public Art at the Providence Innovation District Park

Optional art information session to be on Monday March 22, 2021, at 5pm via Zoom

The City of Providence Department of Art, Culture + Tourism and Art in City Life Commission invite artists to submit qualifications for a Landmark Public Artwork in the City’s new Providence Innovation District Park.  This inaugural, large-scale, signature, permanent work of art will be the first of its kind in the City and is the first activation of Providence’s Art in City Life Ordinance. Successful proposals will grapple with the historic complexity of the site. A site brief accompanies the RFQ and outlines both the current site condition and use as well as historical context.

This call for qualifications is open to professional artists within the United States.  Black, Indigenous, People of Color, women, gender nonconforming persons, LGBTQIA+ community members and people with differing physical abilities are highly encouraged to apply. Artists living across Rhode Island are highly encouraged to apply.

Deadline for qualifications: April 18, 2021.

Budget: $850,000 

More information on the call

To apply click here.

There will be an optional art information session for interested applicants on Monday March 22, 2021, at 5pm via Zoom. To register click here.