Local Artists Coming Together is accepting submissions for a series of collectible artist trading cards called “Local Art” (Series III). The theme is “Self Portraits” and the goal is to inspire/expand the local art scene through a partnership with local businesses. 50 submissions will be chosen and each selected artists will receive 17 sets of the cards. The rules on entering can be found on the Facebook event page. Submission deadline is midnight Dec. 31.
Miami's Independent Thinkers seeks "painters, photographers, filmmakers, sculptors, animators, writers, musicians, performance and new media artists. There is a $35 entry fee for up to four images, $5 for each additional image. $35 entry fee for film, animation and performance submissions. Payment is accepted via PayPal. Cash may be accepted but must be handled in person." Deadline is midnight Nov. 20. Find all the details at Miamithinkers.com/submissions.php.
Applications are being accepted for the City-Wide Holiday Extravaganza to be held Dec. 1 and 2 at War Memorial Auditorium in Fort Lauderdale.
3rd Annual Travulous & Friends Spread Cosmic Cheer Holiday Market & Intergalactic Musical needs artists, vendors and creative people who are interested in participating in the five-hour party that starts at 7 p.m. Dec. 15 at The Bubble in Fort Lauderdale. E-mail Rachel DeJohn at Say.firstname.lastname@example.org
Intake for Parker Playhouse Fine Art Gallery Show is 11:15 to 1 p.m. Nov. 20. E-mail HeyKosh@aol.com for more info.
Artists are sought for a Quentin Tarantino Art Show that will accompany present by Green Room and Black Fridays in honor of "Django Unchained," the latest Quintin Tarantino flick set for release on Christmas day. The party, which starts at 10 p.m. Dec. 28, will feature music, art and burlesque performances inspired by Tarantino films including Pulp Fiction, Kill Bill, Reservoir Dogs and Inglorious Bastards. Each artist can display 1-3 works that are ready to hang (no double-sided tape please). Art must be delivered 6-9 p.m. Dec. 26 and be picked up 6-9 p.m. Jan. 9. Confirmed artists so far include Rosario Psy, Jah Linx, Lauck Ward, Pamela Otto, Dibbie Jane, Mr. Babes, Sonja Santiago, Leah Borja, Jonathan Vinazza, Monky, Keshaunda Parrish. Interested artists should contact Gina at Electriccanvas@yahoo.com.
For info on more South Florida art news and events, visit Arterpillar.blogspot.com.