Monday, December 4, 2023

What More Is There?

Opportunity comes in all sizes and shapes. While most in the art world recognize the big names like the Whitney Biennial, many are unfamiliar with the myriad other events that are accepting artwork for exhibition all the time. As a career artist, part of your core mission is to seek out these resources and submit your work to as many as align with your personal brand and style. Will you gain entry into every one? Of course not. But that is no reason not to keep trying. Here are a few upcoming deadlines – including two biennials you may never have heard of before – to get you started.

Manhattan Graphics Center is holding an open call for its fifth New York International Miniature Print Exhibition (NYIMPE). This juried competition and exhibition showcases miniature prints on Manhattan Graphics Center’s website during the summer of 2022. For more information and to submit your work, visit the website. Deadline for submissions is April 30.

Artists are invited to submit their work to an open call for the 2022 Florida Biennial. This juried exhibition is organized by the curator of exhibitions as MOCA Jacksonville. For more information and to submit your work for consideration, visit the website. Deadline is May 16.

The 2022 Screenprint Biennial is hosting an open call. THis event showcases screenprint-based art in many forms and invites artists who work from an adventurous, relevant and passionate POV within the medium of screenprinting. Learn more by visiting the website. Deadline for submissions is May 31.

Praxis Center is dedicated to nurturing artists at every step of their careers. We know the road can be winding and that obstacles can sometimes seem more plentiful than opportunities. Our team of experts is ready to support your goals with the skills and resources you need to succeed. Try Praxis today and see how far we 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, most recently Making it in the Art World.


Photo credit: Daniele Pieroni via WikiCommons

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