Make time for the hard things. In the space between your artistic practice, seek out the ways in which you will advance your artistic career. Opportunity abounds and no matter where you are in your journey, there are those that are just right for you. Whether you wish to pursue competition, publication or residency, making this a regular part of your week to week routine helps ensure you will connect with those opportunities that can help you along the way.
Artist who work with marine subject matter are invited to submit their portfolios for review by the American Society of Marine Artists. Selected artists will be invited to join a select group of artists with Signature Status. To read more about submission guidelines and more, visit the website. Deadline for submissions is February 12.
Ceramic artists who have been pursing a career in ceramics for 10 years or less are invited to submit their work for consideration in the monthly Ceramic Arts Network Emerging Artist competition. There is a small fee for entry. To see what materials must accompany submissions and more, visit the website. Deadline for the upcoming cycle is February 14.
Those interested in fall residency at Playa are invited to apply. In their own words, “Playa provides space, solitude and a creative community to residents working in the arts and sciences, encouraging dialogue to bring positive change to the environment and the world.” For full details, and to apply, visit the website. Deadline for applications is February 15.
Praxis Center believes that every artist is bursting with potential. It is only a matter of unlocking it with diligence when it comes to making applications and submissions a regular part of your routine. We are here by your side every step of the way, whether you need just a little nudge or one on one guidance. Join today and see where Praxis can take you.
Brainard Carey is an author, artist and educator. He is the director of Praxis Center for Aesthetics. He has written six books for artists; Making it in the Art World, New Markets for Artists, The Art World Demystified, Fund Your Dreams Like a Creative Genius, Sell Online Like a Creative Genius and Succeed with Social Media Like a Creative Genius.
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