Are You Reaching Far Enough?

Arashiyama Bamboo Grove, Kyoto, Japan

A career in art is all about reaching. Every day, artists much reach for their next goal. While this can be an exhausting pursuit at times to be sure, it can also be an exhilarating way to keep yourself motivated and excited about the work to which you have chosen to dedicate your life. For artists, work is life and life is work. There is a beautiful symbiosis in the balance of these two things.

The Kashima Artist in Residence program in Japan seeks both foreign and domestic artist for upcoming residency. Be sure to read all eligibility requirements before submitting an application. There is a one-time stipend available for this program. For complete details, visit the website. Deadline is October 29.

Apexart seeks proposals for upcoming exhibitions. Before starting work on a proposal, read the instructions carefully: Proposals should describe focused, idea-driven, original group exhibitions. No biographical information, CVs, links, or images will be accepted. Submissions cannot exceed 500 words and must be submitted in English. For more information and to submit your proposal, visit the website. Deadline for submissions is October 31.

The 19th annual Smithsonian Photo Contest is accepting submissions in multiple categories. Eight prizes will be awarded in spring 2022, including a grand prize of $2,500, six category prizes of $500 each and a reader’s choice prize of $500. For full details and to submit your work, visit the website. Deadline for submissions is November 30.

Praxis Center appreciates the tremendous effort that goes into each art career. We have made sure to have experts on hand to help you through the details while our community of peers is there to support and celebrate alongside you. Join us and see where Praxis can take you!

Brainard Carey is an author, artist and educator. He is the director of Praxis 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.

 

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