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Incite 4 Mixed Media Art Contest Now Accepting Entries!

Entering an art contest is a great way to gain exposure for your work. If you when a cash prize or another award, even better! The Incite Mixed Media Competition is now accepting entries for its fourth annual art contest. This year’s theme is Relax Restore Renew, and all winning entries will be published...

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Creative Problem Solving for Artists: Rejection

Every creative faces rejection now and then. If you’re just starting out, the rejection letters can be discouraging and overwhelming. If it’s any comfort, know that you are not alone. I love this thoughtful rejection letter that a Disney editor sent to a young Tim Burton. For tips on how to deal with rejection...

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Apply to 2015 Art Fairs Now!

2015 Art Fairs Are Now Accepting Applications Thinking about participating in some art fairs this year? It’s time to stop thinking and start applying! Most art fairs have an application deadline several months before the fair takes place, so spring and summer art show deadlines are quickly approaching. So, how do you decide which...

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Featured Market: Alden B. Dow Museum Summer Art Fair

Michigan Art Fairs It’s never too early to start researching art fairs you might want to participate in next year. This week we’re featuring the Alden B. Dow Museum Summer Art Fair in Midland, MI. This juried show takes place in early June and accepts photography, ceramics, fibers, jewelry, mixed media 3D, painting, wood,...

Featured Market: 4 Bridges Arts Festival

This week’s featured market is the 4 Bridges Arts Festival in Chattanooga, Tennessee. This juried arts & crafts show takes place in mid-April (this coming weekend, actually!) and includes both art and photography exhibitors. Read the full listing below for more information and tips for applying. You can also search for more art fairs...

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Attention watercolor artists: Splash watercolor contest deadline

The Splash watercolor competition is making its final call for entries. The deadline for entry is Monday, December 3, so there’s still time to submit your art. The theme for this year’s competition is “creative solutions.” Watercolor must be the dominant medium, but minor use of other mediums is OK. Click here to learn...

AMO December newsletter comes out this Friday!

We approved the final test for the Artist’s Market Online December newsletter this morning (looks good, if I do say so!). The newsletter goes out Friday morning, and, as usual, it’s full of helpful information. Here are some of the items you can expect in this month’s newsletter: From the Editor (this month I’m...

New art and design competitions

Entering competitions is a great way to get your art or design work noticed, and winning cash or other prizes is certainly a bonus. If you haven’t entered a competition lately (or even if you have), check out these new competitions from AMO’s sister sites ArtistsNetwork.com and HOWdesign.com: First Annual Acrylic Artist Competition: The...

Approaching art and design competition deadlines

As summer winds down, it’s a great time to consider entering (and winning!) an art or design competition. Competitions will get your creative work noticed and cash prizes are certainly a nice bonus! Take a look at the current competitions on Artist’s Market Online’s sister sites ArtistsNetwork.com and HOWdesign.com to see if one of...