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The Beauty in Madness: Juried Photo Exhibition

Madness (mental illness) is something that frightens and fascinates us all. It is a word with which we are universally familiar yet haunts the human imagination. Through centuries, in poetry, prose, drama, and the visual arts, “madness” has been on display for all to see. With devastating effect, mental illness can disturb our commonsense assumptions; […]

AAP Magazine 39: Shadows

Mysterious, magical, intense, timeless, sometimes nostalgic… mastering the shadows in photography is an art in itself. It is a story in its own right, a unique form of expression. Send us a cohesive body of work or portfolio – capturing the poetry and the power of shadows! The subject is totally up to you. Your […]

Strokes of Genius Fund

Strokes of Genius is an open application program that provides artists, curators, journalists and scholars with funding to develop new creative projects. (noun phrase): an outstandingly brilliant and original idea (TBGF remix): a genius creative project ABOUT: The Black Genius Foundation continues its mission to celebrate and invest in the genius of the Black Creative […]

Great River Writers Retreat

The application must include the following: 1. Cover page 2. Proof of residence in IL, IA, MN, or WI (valid photocopy of driver’s license, current utility bill, etc.). Sensitive information, such a Social Security numbers and Driver’s License numbers, can be redacted. 3. Short bio, listing publications and any relevant work experience (100 words max) […]

Minnesota WebFest

Minnesota WebFest is the first film festival in the Midwest dedicated to online entertainment formats like web series and podcasts. MNWF is a member festival of the North Star Story Summit as well as a member of the Web Series World Cup and Audio Fiction World Cup. Our mission is to identify high quality web […]

Trash to Treasure Call for Entry

Submit artwork that transforms ordinary, everyday objects into extraordinary artwork. Pieces may include literal trash that you picked up off the street or giving something boring an imaginative twist to create a piece of art. We are excited to see what fun things you come up with. You’re invited to submit your artwork for our […]

Street Faire at the Lakes

The Historic Holms Theatre is gearing up for the 24th annual Street Faire at the Lakes in beautiful Downtown Detroit Lakes, Minnesota on May 31st and June 1st. HHT, as a part of the Detroit Lakes Community and Cultural Center, has dedicated itself as a hub of arts to the area, and works to uplift […]

Textures – Juried Exhibition

Organization: Overt Space Gallery Submission Deadline: April 22, 2024 Event Dates: June 7, 2024 – July 21, 2024 Entry Fee: $25 Award Info: $500-$1,000 in cash prizes Eligibility: National Categories: Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting Location: STOUGHTON, Wisconsin 53589, United States Description The theme, Textures, invites artists to experiment with different textures within their artwork. Whether a physical […]

Acrylic International Biennial Exhibition

Acrylic International Biennial Exhibition August 17 – October 27, 2024 Kenosha Public Museum Kenosha, Wisconsin https://museums.kenosha.org/public/ Eligibility: Artists age 18+ whose original paintings are 80% or more acrylic, 40 inches or smaller and meet KPM Entry Rules. Juror Reginald Baylor, Milwaukee, Wisconsin Awards Best of Show-ISAP Legacy Award $2,000 1st Place $1,000 2nd Place $750 […]

Chalk Art Fest

In its’ 8th year, Quad Cities Chalk Art Fest will take place June 22-23, 2024 at Schwiebert Riverfront Park in downtown Rock Island, IL. The festival starts at 10 a.m. both days and goes till 7pm on Saturday and 5pm on Sunday. This FREE, live outdoor arts festival brings together hundreds of artists that spend […]