The days grow visibly shorter here in the northeast and the temperatures are dropping steadily. All around, the trees blaze reds, oranges and yellows before shedding their crowns for the long rest of winter. Now is the time to damper down, to bundle into home and cook hearty foods to sustain – and yet it is no time to slow your approach to making sure your work sees the shortening light of day. Seek out opportunities no matter the season, reach out into the darkness and light up the world with your creations. Here are a few opportunities to get you started.
For their bi-weekly contest Gladrar, Tempered Runes Press selects one poem, one piece of fiction and one piece of visual art based on a musical composition chosen by the publication. For their upcoming issue, the selection is Sergei Rachmaninoff’s Etude – Tableaux Op. 33 No. 4 in D. Listen to the music and create based on what you hear. There is a small honorarium for selected artists. For more information, visit the website. Deadline for submissions is October 14.
Jet Fuel Review is currently open for submissions. Artists are asked to send 3-5 pieces for review. The review asks that artists caption their work with title if applicable and the medium in which the work was created. For more information, visit the website. Deadline for autumn submissions is October 15.
Phoebe Journal is seeking submissions for its 50th issue. In general they favor work that illustrates a narrative or creates an emotion as they believe in the importance of both visual and textual storytelling. Familiarize yourself with artwork that has been previously selected before deciding whether Phoebe is right for you. For more information, visit the website. Deadline for submissions is October 15.
Praxis Center is a fully virtual opportunity for artists seeking to build their careers at any stage. We nurture emerging artists of all ages and help established artists find ways to reinvigorate their presence in the art world. There has never been a better time to strengthen your artistic toolkit.
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 Succeed with Social Media Like a Creative Genius.
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