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Your vision, your voice, your interpretation……
Judges, Michael Krasowitz, Chris Mitchell, Keesha Miller and Tim Low
Application Deadline April 10, 2017

With cotton in mind as your canvas, submit your original design for a
Huntington Arts Council t-shirt.
JURORS: Chris Mitchell, Michael Krasowitz, Keisha Miller, Tim Low
ELIGIBILITY: Open to all artists including full time students.
ENTRIES: All entries must be original to entrant. Elements of design should be relevant to the Huntington Arts Council. Submitted graphics limited to 4 color. Creative for front, back and or sleeve of t-shirt.
ENTRY FEE: First 2 entries: Artist members $30, Full-time students $25, Non-members $40.
Additional entries $5 ea.)
CALENDAR: Entry Deadline April 10, 2017. Finalist will be announced at the 2017 Summer Arts Festival
stage on the Chapin Rainbow Stage, Heckscher Park, Huntington.
NOTICE OF ACCEPTANCE: April 22, 2017
Prize Money $ 250.00
Submission Method:
1. Go to www.huntingtonarts.org to enter submission and pay on line
2. Digital images must be no larger than 7mb (300 dpi, 2400 pixels on the longest side)
3. Submitting paper application? Download application from our website and mail or drop off with CD of digital
images and payment.
Online entries as described above are preferred.

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The Retreat, a domestic violence agency serving New York’s East End, is thrilled to announce the Annual Hamptons Juried Art Show has begun. Artists from across the globe are encouraged to submit photos of their work for inclusion in a Spring Show at the new RJD Gallery. All proceeds from entry fees will benefit The Retreat’s domestic violence services: 24 Hotline, Emergency Shelter, Legal Advocacy, Counseling & Prevention Education.

The Top 4 entries will appear in a group showing opening on April 22, 2017 at the new RJD Gallery in Bridgehampton, NY. This year’s jurors include: Richard Demato, Art Dealer; Eve Gianni, Gallery Director at RJD Gallery; and Ann Chwatsky, New York University Professor.

The RJD Gallery will be opening in a new location this March, following a devastating fire that destroyed the gallery, Sag Harbor’s historic theater and a number of other buildings on Main Street. The new site is located on Montauk Highway in Bridgehampton, a highly visible storefront in the heart of the Hamptons.

To enter, submit at least two pictures, maximum of five, or each work to both art@rjdgallery.com and knichols@theretreatinc.org. All works must be for sale. Cost: $50 per entry. Deadline for entries is March 17, 2017. For more information, call Kim at 631.329.4398, knichols@theretreatinc.org or www.theretreatinc.org.

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The Malverne Chamber of Commerce requests artist participation for their first annual Art Walk.
Accepted artwork will be displayed in Malverne’s shops and services for an entire month. The event will be advertised and covered by local news. The most popular pieces will be acknowledged during a closing ceremony. Work can be sold.

ELIGIBILITY: Open to all artisits and photographers including students, who live in or around Malverne and whose work is approved by our art counsel. No overtly political work, or nudes will be accepted for this show.
MEDIUM: All photo-based works, painting and scuplture are acceptable, unconventional
materials will be considered on a case by case basis.
Submission Method:
1. Email Maria Casini at: mcasini@VisualFuelDesign.com to enter submission. Include a JPEG or PDF of each piece you want considered. Also include your name, phone number, email, title of entry and medium of entry.
2. Submitting paper application? Mail to Maria Casini at Visual Fuel Design 16 Kevin Court, Malverne, NY 11565. Please include clear well lit photographs or printouts of each piece for consideration, the title, and medium as well as your name, phone number and email.

ENTRIES: All entries that are accepted must be original to entrant. No more than 4 works per artist will be considered to be selected. Accepted art are must be framed with hanging wire on back or ready to display.
Art will be considered partially based on the ease and ability to display.

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: March 20, 2017. Artists will be notified if their piece is accepted for display by April 3, 2017.

SIZE FRAMED: Work must NOT EXCEED 20 x 30”, framed (few exceptions will be considered)
ENTRY FEE for accepted pieces: First 2 entries: Artist $30, Full-time students $15
Additional entries $5 each.

SELLING YOUR ART: Artwork is your responsibility to sell, merchants will not be selling your work.
The Malverne Chamber of Commerce will retain a 20% commission on all work sold.
RECEPTION: Will be held on the first and last day of the event (Date to be determined)
SHOW RUNS: May-June, 2017 (Exact dates to be determined).

The Malverne Chamber of Commerce takes no responsibility for damage to art while in possession for this event
For more information contact Kathi Monroe at 516-790-8158

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North Fork Craft Gallery, a new craft gallery located at the entrance to Long Island’s North Fork Wine Region is accepting applications from craft artists for inclusion in our Gallery. The Gallery is part of a new 26 shop complex located in the Shoppes at East Wind in Wading River, NY. The Shoppes are part of a complex which includes East Wind Resort and Spa a popular destination for weddings, conferences and North Fork tourism. Click here to view info on the shoppes: https://www.eastwindlongisland.com/shoppes.

The Gallery will feature work from local as well as regional and international artisans. All craft medium is being considered – including jewelry, pottery, glass, metal works, textile, fiber, wood, wall art, wearable art and more. Artists will be asked to sign a consignment agreement which will provide 60% of the sale price to the artist, 40% to the shop. To submit an application, please go to facebook.com/northforkcraftgallery and click on the link “Craft Artist Application”

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From the Catbird Seat: a brand new art and vintage Shoppe offering gifts, home decor, accessories, re-purposed furniture and art from all over Long Island. Painters and furniture re-finishers, photographers, craftsmen working with wood,metal, glass, textiles and more, jewelry makers, potters, quilters and more; -Join us in creating an incredible shoppe filled with beautiful and unique artwork. We profile our artists and promote their work. Talk to us about your ideas and spread the word! Contact Deb at info@thecatbirdseat.us or 516 987-8940. Stop by- The Catbird Seat 229 N. Main Street, Sayville. (inside the pink house)

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The Westbury Memorial Public Library is seeking artwork to display in a small area in the Circulation Department. The pieces will be selected by a jury to be displayed at the Library for three months, seasonally. All artwork must fit within a 31”w x 41”h x 8”d space. Images of pieces being submitted for consideration should be e-mailed to westburylibraryart@gmail.com. Selected works will be displayed on the first day of each season. Artists will be contacted if their work is chosen; previously submitted works can be considered at any time.
Westbury Memorial Public Library, 445 Jefferson Street, Westbury, NY 11590. (516) 333-0176

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The North Bellmore Library does monthly displays of works by local artists and invites Long Island artists to submit their work. The space is suitable for 2-D pieces, such as paintings, sketches,collages--framed art. Interested artists are welcome to call (516)785-6260 and ask for Rosemary.

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AMVETS Thrift Store is offering their retail space for local artists to display their talent. If you would like to have your work hanging in a gallery setting please contact us. For more details, call Alaa at 631.699.2412.

Portion of proceeds will benefit veterans charities.
AMVETS Thrift Store, 1179 Sunrise Highway, Copiague, NY 11726.

If interested, please submit a photo of the artwork along with name and contact information to Sunrise@supportthevets.org.

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Call to Artists: LaMantia Gallery of Northport Village is a 25 year old Internationally Recognized Fine Art Gallery. The gallery is looking for artists to show their work as an individual, or as a group. The gallery is an ideal venue. For more information on this exciting opportunity, please email james@lamantiagallery.com or call 631-754-8414 and ask for James LaMantia. www.lamantiagallery.com

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Village Connection Magazine is always looking for artists for upcoming covers and features. Artists are invited to contact them at villageconnection@live.com with a link to your website or you can attach any image you want be be considered for their cover.
Visit Village Connection Magazine at http://www.villageconnectionmagazine.com/

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Looking for a chance to show your artwork? Contact and exhibit at the Golden Gallery in the Glen Cove Senior Center. Be one of the many artists who have exhibited and sold work at the Golden Gallery.

For more information Email lvanhorn@cityofglencoveny.org or Call 516-751-9610.

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If you are an artist who needs financial assistance to help pay medical or dental costs, The Artists' Charitable Fund may be able to help by paying a portion of your bills directly to your medical providers.

The Artists' Charitable Fund, and IRS recognized 503(c) charity was started more than 25 years ago by several Colorado based sculptors who saw the need to help artists without health insurance pay their medical bills. The Charitable Fund, which assists artists in every state of the union has paid for prescriptions, prosthetic limbs, wheelchairs, eyeglasses, and a portion of surgeries, hospital bills, flight for life and cancer treatments. You may also qualify if you are facing financial crisis due to fire or natural disaster.

To request financial assistance or to donate an original piece of art for the Artists' Charitable Fund's only fundraiser, an art auction held every August in Loveland, CO please contact: Judy Archibald 970-577-0509 cnynsprr@aol.com. For additional information, please visit their website at www.artistscharitablefund.org.

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