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Oil Painters of America 24th Annual National Juried Exhibition

Oil Painters of America (OPA) will be holding its 24th Annual National Juried Exhibition & Convention in St. Augustine, Florida in association with Cutter and Cutter Fine Art. OPA is considered to be one of the premier art organizations in North America. Approximately 30 awards will be given with a total value estimated in excess of $80,000 including a $25,000 Best of Show. This year’s Juror of Awards is Master Signature Artist Huihan Liu along with Master Signature Artist William Whitaker as the Distinguished Artist. The deadline for online submissions is Friday, January 23, 2015. To enter, artists must reside in the U.S., Canada or Mexico and be a current member of OPA at an annual fee of $70. The National Exhibition entry fee: $30 for the first entry, $15 for the second, and the maximum size unframed is 1200 square inches. For more information, visit www.oilpaintersofamerica.com or email Lpusch@oilpaintersofamerica.com.

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SWFL Community Foundation in partnership with the Art Council of SWFL 2014-2015 Art Exhibition

In collaboration with the Southwest Florida Community Foundation, the Art Council of Southwest Florida is again able to present a continued venue opportunity for all ACSWF member organizations.
Located at 8771 College Parkway, Building 2, Suite 201, the offices of the SWFLCF include a large conference room, a long corridor, and small rooms at the front and back entry ways which would be available for art exhibits and shows.

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FATA 60 Second Video Contest

Please consider entering the Florida Art Therapy Association Video Contest on the theme of “Relationships.” We have extended our deadline. All videos welcome. First place wins $500, second wins $300 and third wins $200. Send video link to:president_elect@floridaarttherapy.org by 6/6/14 at 5pm.

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Illustrator for Preschool Children’s Book

Jozef Krivicka is seeking an artist for a children’s book targeting preschool aged children. Illustrator will create a 5 year old boy, his parents, grandparents and experiences in 11″ x 17″ renderings. Illustrations are compensated per picture. Please respond by 5/20. Finished project is due 8/30. For more information contact Jozef at krivicka@gmail.com.

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Charity Register Cover Competition

You are invited to submit your work for the first-ever Naples Charity Register Cover Competition. We are looking for original works that convey the concept of philanthropy, community, sharing or charitable giving. The winning image of the Charity Register Cover Competition will be published on the front cover of the 2014-15 edition of the Naples Charity Register. A brief story on and photo of the artist will appear inside the magazine. For rules, submission guidelines and to send an entry, please visit NaplesIllustrated.com.

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Seeking Illustrator for Childrens’ Book

Author Barbara Rudd is seeking an illustrator for three books about dog rescues. Artists should be confident and competent illustrating cartoon-like animals, especially dogs. The three books will be marketed towards kids ages 5-95. Barbara is open to illustrations created in all mediums. Artists should respond by May 31st. Deadline for all artwork will be August 31st. For more information, please call or text (239) 961-0775 or email brudd153@gmail.com.

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