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Painting the Figure in Costume (Florence, Italy)


Sep. 4-11, 2016

This workshop includes 5 days tuition and 7 nights accommodation in a villa 6km from Florence. For intermediate/advanced artists, this workshop focuses on creating a compelling composition using costume items. Instructor Vladimir Jovicevic will give demonstrations and teach comparative measurement methods. By the end of the week you will produce 2 oil paintings. Also includes meals, transfers, and evening activities.

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Plein Air Portugal 2016 (Amarante, Portugal)


July 23 - August 3

Plein Air Portugal: Artist Retreat/Workshop for independent and novice artists. 10 days in northern Portugal, living in an historic B&B, with spacious bedrooms, 11 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 4 dinners and fantastic work sites. Photography, drawing and painting instruction lead by exhibiting artists and educators with years of experience working in NYC.

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Painting the Figure in the Landscape (Florence, Italy)


Sep. 18-30, 2016

Including 8 days tuition and 12 nights accommodation in a country villa just outside Florence, this workshop is for those who want to extend their landscape painting by introducing a figure into the composition. Working plein air among olive groves, instructor Maureen Hyde will lead you from preliminary sketches to finished oil paintings. Also includes meals, transfers, and evening activities.

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Color and Light Tuscany with Marjorie Glick (Tuscany, Italy)


Sep. 17-24, 2016

All mediums! Learn to think like a painter while under the Tuscan Sun! We will stay at the beautifully restored San Fedele monastery in the Chianti hills dating from the 11th century. Experience the beauty of Tuscany while enlivening your artists eye to paint/sketch what moves you. The week includes: daily plein air lessons, excursions to sightsee and paint, all breakfasts and all dinners.

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Celebrating Flower Color in Watercolor (Fish Creek, WI)


August 29-31, 2016

Experiment with a bright and rich spectrum of color as you create fresh and spontaneous paintings of flowers using flowing watercolor. The workshop will consist of daily demonstrations, individual painting time, and exercises focused on developing flower studies and skills in brush handling, color mixing, and the method of negative painting.

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Portrait Painting Basics (Philadelphia, PA)


July 23-24, 2016

This comprehensive workshop covers all aspects of painting a traditional portrait. Topics include achieving a likeness, modeling light and shade, mixing flesh tones and applying paint through various techniques. All participants will produce at least one finished portrait. Includes demonstrations, portrait history and tips on painting children's portraits. Valuable information for all levels.

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Jun30
INTERNATIONAL call to artists

2016 Art Kudos Juried Competition & Online Exhibition - $4,500 in awards

Jun30
INTERNATIONAL call to artists

The 7th International Painting Annual: A Juried Publication - $2,000 in cash awards

Jun30
NATIONAL call to artists

Gallatin Art Crossing 2016-2017 Show & Installation - Bozeman, MT - $1,000 new artists' stipends

Jun30
INTERNATIONAL call to artists

Strange Figurations - Hudson, NY - Gallery exhibition and publication awards

Jun30
REGIONAL call to artists

New American Paintings 2016 Pacific Coast Competition - Art publication - Dec/Jan 2016 edition

Jun30
INTERNATIONAL call to artists

Dreams | Photographic Call for Entries - Fort Collins, CO - Over $1,000 in awards

Jun30
INTERNATIONAL call to artists

Art Muse Contest - Compete at your Skill Level - Online - cash prizes, marketing consultation, and more

Jul1
INTERNATIONAL call to artists

Studio Visit Magazine - Summer 2016 Competition - art publication

Jul3
NATIONAL call to artists

California Open Juried Exhibition - Santa Monica, CA - $1,750 in awards

Jul8
NATIONAL call to artists

Maritime Visions, Sea Tales & Lighthouse Legends - Staten Island, NY - juried arts and crafts festival

Jul8
NATIONAL call to artists

Harford Plein Air - Bel Air, MD - awards TBD

Jul8
INTERNATIONAL call to artists

Color Burst: Contemporary Photography - Portland, OR

Jul15
INTERNATIONAL call to artists

In, On, Of Paper - Nelsonville, OH - over $900 in awards

Jul15
REGIONAL call to artists

Northeast Ceramic Sculpture Exhibition - Poughkeepsie, NY - cash awards

Jul15
INTERNATIONAL call to artists

2016 Hot New Pics Show - Wichita, KS - $250 award

Jul15
INTERNATIONAL call to artists

10 opportunities in Chicago, Roma and Mexico City - 10 solo shows and/or events

Jul18
NATIONAL call to artists

"Heavy Metal" - Martinsburg, WV - $600 in projected prizes

Jul19
NATIONAL call to artists

NEWS 15th Biennial North American Open Show - Gloucester, MA - over $7,000 in awards

Jul20
NATIONAL call to artists

Art In Clay IV: Up against the Wall - Brooklyn, NY - $850 in cash awards

Jul23
INTERNATIONAL call to artists

Animals & Wildlife Art Contest - online exhibition & magazine

Jul26
NATIONAL call to artists

Featured Artist - Up to 8 artists will be chosen - St Paul, MN

Jul29
INTERNATIONAL call to artists

Photo-Real: Open Call for works of Photo-Realism - Cincinnati, OH

Jul29
INTERNATIONAL call to artists

Real-Photo: Open Call for Works of Photography that Appear Non-photographic - Cincinnati, OH

Aug1
INTERNATIONAL call to artists

Lensflare - Photography Exhibition - Laguna Beach, CA

Aug5
REGIONAL call to artists

MAC Fest 2016 - Milford, CT

Aug8
NATIONAL call to artists

The really, really Affordable Art Show - Brooklyn, NY - $2,050 in awards

Aug15
NATIONAL call to artists

"Decisions" in the context of healthcare - Online Journal & Print Edition - prizes of $500 each in visual art/photography, poetry, and prose

Aug18
NATIONAL call to artists

Games: from marbles to minecraft - Dowell, MD - Cash awards

Sep15
NATIONAL call to artists

Kerrville Outdoor Painters Event - Kerrville, TX - Cash, Merchandise

Sep27
NATIONAL call to artists

Celebrate, Contemplate: national juried group exhibition - St Paul, MN

Sep30
INTERNATIONAL call to artists

Materials: Hard + Soft International Contemporary Craft Competition and Exhibition - Denton, TX - $2,500 in awards

Oct1
INTERNATIONAL call to artists

Sugarloaf Craft Festivals Fall 2016 - cities in MD, NJ, PA, VA

Oct1
INTERNATIONAL call to artists

Wearable Expressions 2017 - Rancho Palos Verdes, CA - $20,000 in awards

Oct5
NATIONAL call to artists

The Second Catskill Digital Art Competition - Catskill, NY - Solo exhibition

Oct31
INTERNATIONAL call to artists

Fomenar Prize 2016 - Italy & Vienna, Austria - Prizes of more than 12,000 €

Nov30
NATIONAL call to artists

Beyond Printmaking 5 - Lubbock, TX - $2500 in cash prizes