Are You Ready For Summer?

Tung Thanh Dang, Geumgang Gureumdari Bridge in autumn glory

As the heat of summer begins to ramp up, now is the time to recharge your energy and get to work finding opportunities to carry you through the next phase of the year. Artists are responsible for creating their own paths, which is why a regular part of your practice must be to seek out and apply for those programs, exhibitions, grants and more that can further your experience and exposure in the world. We bring you a handful each week to set you on the path to success, but it is up to you to take things to the next level. Be bold, apply often, and never let rejection be the reason you don’t keep trying.

The Geumgang Nature Art Biennale is a venue for exchange among nature artists around the world, spurring new encounters with both nature and art. For its tenth edition, the 2022 Geumgang Nature Art Biennale aims to create a new discourse in nature art around the rewilding of nature and art, and calls for artworks under the theme of Again, Multiplicities of Rewilding. Artists can submit model drawings that will be presented at the 2021 Geumgang Nature Art Biennale Project Exhibition, running 28 August – 31 October 2021, with selected projects then supported to be fully realized in 2022.” For more information, visit the website. Deadline for submissions is June 30.

A La Luz invites artists to submit their work for consideration for the summer 2021 exhibition Points of Return. This event aims to shed light on the climate crisis we currently face and work must speak to some aspect of that. Works that have been developed from 2018 onwards are eligible for consideration. For more information, including a more in-depth listing of themes, visit the website. Deadline for submissions is July 1.

The How It’s Painted Foundation, the City of Poznań, the Magdalena Abakanowicz University of the Arts in Poznań and the New UAP Foundation invite artists to participate in an exhibition of contemporary artistic textiles.The theme of this years Poznan Artistic Textiles Biennial is The Future of Freedom. Artists must submit a maximum of four photos of their work for consideration. For complete details, visit the website. Deadline for submissions is July 27.

Praxis Center is based in the reality of the art world. We understand the challenges – as well as the rewards – of a career in the arts. Our aim is to help artists understand how to navigate their path in order to achieve the art career they have always dreamed of. We know this isn’t easy, but we also believe it is possible. Join us today and see where your art career 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 Genius. His forthcoming book, Making it in the Art World, is available for pre-order with bonus content here.

 

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