Opportunites About Town

Hamptons Art Hub has issued a Call for Art with the theme "Pushing Boundaries: Art that Defies Expectations" for our Art Competition & Online Exhibition.

Artwork Submissions are open to Fine Art and Fine Art Photography in All Mediums.

Juried by Alicia Longwell, Chief Curator for Parrish Art Museum, located in The Hamptons.

Submissions are now open. The deadline is April 22, 2018.

Artists can be based anywhere in the world. The Call for Art is NOT restricted to artists working in The Hamptons.

Artists are encouraged to interpret the theme liberally to submit art that pushes any kind of boundary or perceived limitation. This could be medium, concept, genre, the artist's own practice, art history, etc.



All fine art photographers are invited to apply to bj spoke gallery’s photography competition and exhibit, Focus 2018. The definition of photography in this show is broad. Your work can be anything from cell phone snapshots to silver gelatin prints, from digitally manipulated photos to polaroids, to sunprints.

The photographers will be chosen by juror Kelly Sidley. Ms. Sidley is a Curatorial Assistant in the Department of Photography of the Museum of Modern Art, NY. She received her PhD in Art History from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, in 2006. She has taught in the undergraduate art history departments at New York University and Pace University, both in New York City. From 2007 to 2015 she presented lectures, led gallery talks, and taught courses for MoMA's Education Department. She has assisted with numerous MoMA exhibitions, including Out of Time: Contemporary Art from the Collection (2006-2007); Comic Abstraction: Image-Breaking, Image-Making (2007); Aernout Mik (2009), and Louise Lawler: WHY PICTURES NOW (opening April 2017).

All entries will be through the CaFÉ website, www.callforentry.org Click the button that says “view all calls” and enter the words “focus 2018” in their search option for the details of the show. Instructions on how to apply can be found by clicking “how to apply” on the CaFÉ home page, www.callforentry.org. Our deadline is April 30, 2018; the exhibition will be held in August.


West End Arts Visual Artists Guild's "THE PAINTED POOCH": Long Island artists wanted for upcoming dog art exhibit. All two dimensional works considered for juried show in Long Beach, New York. Prospectus available by request. Entry deadline is May 3rd, 2018. Please contact Stu Friedman at safod@aol.com for details.


Announcing the Print Parade 2018: An Invitational Artist's Event and Exhibition with Dan Welden..

You are cordially invited to be a participating artist in the Fifth Annual PRINT PARADE at the studio of Dan Welden in Sag Harbor, NY.

- You are invited to participate in a 3 hour session April 14 or April 15. (by appointment)

- A $75 fee for a first time participant.

- A $45 fee will be for returning participants and/or additional new images.

- Materials included will be one 6x8 inch Solarplate, inks, paper, etc. Note: Returning artists may create their images on their own and can drop them off by appointment, or bring them on
April 14 or 15. Borrowing ground glass is encouraged for artists choosing to draw.

- Plate processing and printing of an artist’s proof by Dan Welden Studio. (arrangements can be made for optional additional impressions)

- EXHIBITION: There will be an opening reception of all works. (optional)

- Saturday May 5, 4-7 pm at the Dan Welden Studio/Gallery. All participating artists are invited to exhibit.

For further information and details, please contact: Chris Ann Ambery, Event Coordinator


This just in from our friends at Love of Learning Montessori School in Centerport: Love of Learning Montessori School is hosting our annual Gala and Art Auction on May 12. We are looking for artists submissions for the auction and gallery. The venue this year will be at the Unitarian Church in Huntington.

In addition to the Gala event, we will be curating a gallery that will be up for a month. There will be a separate opening reception for the gallery where the artists are invited to bring family and friends. We have had wonderful success in the past. Art submissions are due by March 15th. We are asking each artist to send 3-10 pieces for the committee to review. Iphone photos and/or jpeg files are fine. Include medium, size, artist bio as well. Any questions please let us know.
Bridget Boyd
Stephanie Perry


North Fork Craft Gallery, a craft gallery located at the entrance to Long Island’s North Fork Wine Region is accepting consignment applications from craft artists for inclusion in the 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. and North Fork Craft Gallery http://northforkcraftgallery.com

The Gallery features work from local and regional craft artists. All craft medium is being considered – including jewelry, pottery, glass, metal works, textile, fiber, wood, wall art, wearable art and more. Unfortunately, due to limited display space, traditional fine art cannot be accommodated.

For consideration, artists must submit an application via facebook.com/northforkcraftgallery and click on the link “Craft Artist Application”, or via the web at http://www.northforkcraftgallery.com/contact-us.html.


From the Catbird Seat: ​The Catbird Seat Art Gallery and Vintage Shoppe has moved​ to Main Street! Featuring all types of artwork from Local Long Island artists and artisans, we profile our artists and promote their work. We are always looking for new and unique work in all forms and media.Talk to us about your ideas and help spread the word. With new exhibitions every 6 weeks, we are creating our own art community. Please join us. Contact Deb at debi@thecatbirdseat.us or stop by; 18 Main Street, Sayville.


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


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.


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.


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


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/


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.


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.