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Arden Place Apartments
Arden Place Apartments is looking for local art to display in their clubhouse. Art will be placed on a wall consisting of 6 slots (55 × 46 1/2 each) and there will be no charge to have the work displayed. For more information, please email Will Brooks or call 434-295-3200.
Artisans Center of Virginia
ACV Juried Artisan membership is open to all crafts artists living in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Jury applicants submit images of their work for a 2-part peer and professional review jury. If approved at the digital image level, applicants are invited to submit work for the object jury. Once accepted, members retain their Juried Artisan Membership for life by paying annual dues and participating in the activities of the Artisans Center of Virginia. Deadlines to submit work to be juried occur three times a year: March 1, June 1, September 1. For more information, click here.
Bus Lines Community Poetry
Bus Lines Community Poetry’s annual Fall fiction and poetry contest is coming up. Submit up to three works of poetry or flash fiction (100 words) on the theme “New Beginnings.” Winners will have their work displayed on posters in CAT buses next spring and will be invited to read their work at the Virginia Festival of the Book. In addition, the Special Collections Library at UVa will have copies of the poems and fiction for years to come. All ages are welcome to participate. Deadline: November 30, 5:00pm. The entry form can be found here. For more information, please email email@example.com or call (434) 971-8863.
Central Virginia Watercolor Guild
Central Virginia Watercolor Guild is now accepting entries for the CVWG Annual Exhibition. This is a watermedia show; that means watercolor, acrylic, casein and gouache. Ink, watercolor crayons and graphite may be present, but must not dominate. The entry deadline is June 7, 2013. The exhibition will take place September 6-29, 2013 at the McGuffey Art Center. Prizes total $3,000. Entry Fees for one or two works are $25 for CVWG members and $35 for Non-Members. For all the details, please read the Call for Entries document carefully. For any questions regarding the Annual Show, please e-mail Pam Roland, Chairperson, or call her at (434) 831-1864.
Charlottesville Albemarle Airport (CHO)
The purpose of CHO’s “Art in the Airport” program is to showcase the diversity of arts and culture of the Central Virginia region. Museums, cultural institutions, arts organizations as well as individual artists are afforded opportunities to exhibit their collections to the hundreds of thousands of passengers a year that pass through the airport. An open call for seasonal exhibitors is continuous. For more information or to submit a proposal, email Jason Burch with your name, work samples and related descriptions, and an artist’s statement.
Clayborne Education is looking for local art work to fill their warm and inviting tutoring center. Pieces displayed at Clayborne will be seen by many students and families in Charlottoseville. All pieces will be available for purchase. If you’d like to display your work at Clayborne, please contact Elizabeth Duck.
Paladin Media Group has a new video-based website called Earless Rabbit focusing on Charlottesville artists, events, businesses, and unique history. Earless Rabbit is hyper-local television on the web… no rabbit ears required! They are looking for features to include as short video pieces on the website. For more information, click here.
Eunoia is a creative collegiate ministry for UVA students that pursues Jesus in worship, artistic excellence, and service to UVA’s art community. The Garden is its gallery and performance space that serves UVA students in the name of Jesus. Some of its featured events include Sunday gospel meetings and Open Mic night every Thursday night. If interested in displaying artwork or performing, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call (434)977-8743. It is located on Jefferson Park Avenue next to the Student Health Building.
FIREFISH Gallery seeks submissions for a mural project on the outside wall of the gallery (facing Market Street and Fellini’s). The deadline is August 1. All paint materials will be provided along with a $100 cash prize and a First Friday reception showcasing the mural. Participants can email their proposal with specs to email@example.com.