Regional Calls for Art

Regional Calls for Art 2020-2021

Visual Art

ART FOR STATE BUILDINGS PROPOSALS

  • South Dakota artists have until March 9, 2020, to submit purchase proposals for the Art for State Buildings Program.
  • The Art for State Buildings program was created for the purpose of adding the work of talented South Dakota artists to the state’s permanent art collection for display in areas of state government buildings with significant public access.
  • Work purchased will be installed in public access areas of the Capitol and/or other state buildings on the Capitol Complex in Pierre.
  • Proposals for purchase should be submitted to the South Dakota Arts Council, the agency charged with managing the program.
  • South Dakota artists whose body of work has contributed to the state’s cultural heritage and development are encouraged to apply.
  • Proposals will be reviewed by an advisory committee to theSouth Dakota Arts Council. Selection will be based on:
    • quality of the work
    • the artwork’s relevance to South Dakota culture, history, heritage, or environment
    • experience of the artist
    • permanence and safety, as required for public artworks
  • For a complete request for proposal, visit https://artscouncil.sd.gov/directories/artstatebldgs.aspx, call 605-773-3301, email sdac@state.sd.us or write the South Dakota Arts Council at 711 E. Wells Ave., Pierre, SD  57501.

 

PACKARD GROUP NATIONAL EXHIBITION 2020

  • The Packard Group National Exhibition will provide artists the opportunity to display their art at No. 7 Center in Vermillion, SD. This exhibition will be curated by Klaire A. Lockheart, and all entries that follow the guidelines will be included in the show. The deadline for entry and exhibition dates are rescheduled due to the recent pandemic. The reception will take place on Friday, June 19, 2020. At this time, we plan to have open gallery times, but we will wait to announce the dates. An online gallery will be available through www.klairelockheart.com.
  • Any artist in the United States can submit artwork. There is a $20 entry fee, and a $10 return shipping fee. The total cost of entry is $30. Artwork without return shipping will not be returned. There is an optional artwork exchange with this exhibition. Artists who elect to participate in the artwork exchange will pay the $5 exchange fee with their application, and a randomly selected artwork created by a different artist will be sent to them. Participation in the artwork exchange is not required, but it is a fun way to acquire original art.
  • Timeline:

11/20/2019: Opportunity opens

05/30/2020: All submissions must be received

06/19/2020: Reception from 6-8 pm at No. 7 Center St., Vermillion, SD 57069

TBD: Open Gallery at No. 7 Center St., Vermillion, SD 57069

06/19/2020: Online gallery publication on www.klairelockheart.com

07/13-17/2020: All artwork with return shipping will be mailed

  • Guidelines:

 All 2D media is welcome

All art must be 8×10” or smaller

Artwork must be ready to hang (wired, foam core mounted, or framed)

No glass

Artists may submit up to 3 pieces, but each entry must include the exhibition application, entry fee, and return shipping fee

No hateful, misogynistic, or racist imagery will be accepted

Fore more info click here.

ANNUAL ART COLLECTIVE

  • June 18th & 19th 2020
  • 2 day art-market style event featuring the works of local artists in Sioux Falls
  • Email artcollectivesf@gmail.com to reserve a spot to sell your work

WASHINGTON PAVILION VISUAL ARTS CENTER EXHIBIT PROPOSALS

  •  The Visual Arts Center welcomes proposals for exhibitions of artwork from all historical periods, media and genres of visual art. Proposals may be submitted by artists, curators, collectors or agents of exhibitions.
  • Proposals for exhibitions at the Visual Arts Center are accepted and reviewed on a rolling basis throughout the year.
  • The Exhibition Committee meets on the third Wednesday of every other month to review proposals. The exhibition schedule is booked 1-3 years in advance.
  • Exhibitions are selected based upon the quality of the work in the proposal, the strength of the exhibition concept, the compatibility of the proposed exhibition with the existing exhibition calendar and the relevance of the proposal to the mission of the Visual Arts Center.
  • To apply, click here.

VISHNU BUNNY TATTOO- THIRD EYE GALLERY 

  • CALL FOR ARTISTS
  •  If you paint, draw, sculpt, photograph, we want to see your stuff for upcoming Third Eye Gallery shows.
  • Contact Mike Fleming at mikefleming@hotmail.com or text/call (605)251-2000
  • Check out the Arts South Dakota website for additional opportunities here.

Literary

Music

PERFORMANCE VENUE OPPORTUNITIES FOR LOCAL AND TOURING BANDS AT TOTAL DRAG

  • Contact Dan Nissen at totaldragrecords@gmail.com for more info on booking

 

Please submit all calls for art to Angelica Mercado-Ford, at amford@artssiouxfalls.org