Summer begins to wane, the late August sound of crickets in the tall grass signals that the cooler winds of fall are coming. Use this time to prepare for your next phase. Seek out those opportunities that will give you the chance to experience the world outside your studio. Whether that means putting your art into the world or finding your own way from your front door to new horizons, there are ample ways to expand and we have a few of them for you right here.
Aesthetica Magazine is accepting submissions for the 2022 Aesthetica Art Prize. They focus on artists whose work demonstrates innovation and creativity. There are cash prizes as well as a group exhibition and publication in an anthology. For more information, visit the website. Deadline for submissions is August 31.
Japan Media Arts Festival seeks diverse submissions that “carve out a path for a new era.” There are four divisions in this multi-media contest, art, entertainment, animation and manga. Selected works will be exhibited widely in Japan and abroad in events organized by the Agency of Cultural Affairs. For further details, visit the website. Deadline for submissions is September 3.
Sculpture Quadrennial Riga 2024 is accepting applications for those artists interested in a 12-week remote residency. The goal of the residency period is to develop public works of art that will appear in the 2024 event. This residency is free of charge and will be conducted in English. For more information and to apply, visit the website. Deadline for submissions is September 5.
Praxis Center dedicates itself to the business of art. We nurture our students throughout the many phases of their careers with the tools and skills needed to build a strong career in the art world. The success of our artists speaks for itself, why not take a chance and see what Praxis can do for 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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