Artist Opportunities – March 2018 – 26th Annual Colored Pencil Society of America International Exhibition



The National Association of Women Artists, NYC, seeks membership of professional women artists who desire exhibitions throughout the U.S.  Deadline: (ept. 15).  For details, visit

 National Sculpture Society’s 85th Annual Awards Exhibition—Brookgreen Gardens, Pawleys Island, SC, Aug. 11-Oct. 28.  Open to NSS Fellows, Elected Sculptor Members and Associates whose dues are paid in full.  Work that is inspired by nature or figurative or realist sculpture is preferred.  Sculpture may be in any permanent medium.  Awards, including Gold Medal Award of $4,000.  Not a member?  Join!  Deadline:  March


26th Annual Colored Pencil Society of America International Exhibition—Bridgeport Art Center, Chicago IL, July 12-Aug. 19.  Open to all living artists 18 years or older, regardless of geographic location.  Media must be 100% colored pencil on a manufacturer-prepared surface (scratchboard not allowed).  Use of any other additional media or artist-prepared surface is disqualifying.  $5000 Best of Show, $10,000 in additional awards.  Deadline:  March


New School—Greene County Council on the Arts, Catskill, NY, June 16-Aug. 4.  In honor of the 200th anniversary of Thomas Cole’s first Atlantic crossing, when he emigrated from England to the U.S. in 1818, GCCA will present a group exhibition of local artists who create artwork inspired by the Hudson River School that Cole founded.  Open to all media.  They are less interested in artwork that mimics the Hudson River School than in modern interpretations of the classic landscape style.  Deadline:  April;



2018 Conference—Raw Wars:  “Battle of the Landscape Pros” – Hudson Valley Photography Network, April 28, 8:15 a.m.—4 p.m.—SUNY New Paltz, Lecture Center, New Paltz, NY.  Presenters include Greg Miller, Nick Zungoli and Carl Heilman.  Photographers of all skill levels should walk away with many new concepts that they can incorporate into their own workflow that will assist them in creating fine art photography.  Fee.