Wednesday, June 12, 2024

How’s Your Hustle?

Keeping up a regular schedule of submissions is priority for career artists. It is on you to find as many ways to expose your art to the world and expose the world to your art. It can be difficult to take the long view, lining up opportunities for the whole year and keeping yourself on task to meet the criteria of each one. Sometimes it can be fun to throw caution to the wind and enter something that is just around the corner without much forethought. Indeed, this is how some of the most amazing things happen – on a whim. Below are three opportunities whose deadline is the last day of this month, a mere eight days from now. So give them a look, see whether you have anything matching the call, and click!

Artists over the age of 16 from around the world are invited to submit digital images of their figurative or representational work to The Moth Art Prize 2019Selected artist receives $1,000 euros and a two week stay at The Moth Retreat in rural Ireland. The winning artist is not expected to produce a body of work during their stay at The Moth Retreat, the purpose is for relaxation and rejuvenation. There is a 20 euro fee for portfolio entry. For complete details and to submit, visit the website. Deadline is May 31.

Ottawa International Animation Festival is currently accepting submissions for their 2019 festival in September. Entries must have been completed after May 25, 2018 and both short and feature films are accepted. To see a list of the categories and to enter your animated film, visit the website. Deadline is May 31.

If we could send a message to another civilization in outer space, what would we tell them? What would you tell them? New Message Open Call seeks to answer exactly this and invites the submission of images, videos and sounds to this international art project. The project investigates what humanity can say about itself and aims to create a contemporary archive of humankind. For complete details and to participate in this fascinating project, visit the website. Deadline for submissions is May 31.

Praxis Center helps you ground the demanding needs of a full time art career. Whether it’s managing your time and finances, knowing how to approach galleries and patrons and finding the opportunities that are right for you, joining Praxis yields you a significant advantage from day one. Our students amaze themselves with what they can accomplish – and you can too!

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 the forthcoming Succeed with Social Media Like a Creative Genius.

Signed and doodled copies of these books can be purchased from Praxis Center.


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