Monday, November 19, 2012

Artist Opportunities

Post-Apocalypse Santa art, including paintings, illustrations, photography, sculpture and mixed media, are needed for a Santa-Con Art Show that will open with bands, a DJ set by Andie Sweetswirl and drink specials, at 10 p.m. Dec. 22 at Green Room in Fort Lauderdale. Each artist may exhibit one to three pieces or one oversized piece. Art, which must be labeled on back with artist's name, contact info and price, must be delivered 6-9 p.m. Dec. 19 and picked up 6-9 p.m. Jan. 2. Artists should contact Gina at

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

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 or Vendor fees range from $30 to $40 and vendors forms can be downloaded.

Intake for Parker Playhouse Fine Art Gallery Show is 11:15 to 1 p.m. Nov. 20. E-mail 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

The Good Wall is an outdoor gallery of murals located at the Goodwill store at 982 S.W. Eighth St., Miami. For artists who want to participate, here are some guidelines: Art works should relate to "Goodwill, which is to enhance the dignity and quality of life of individuals and families"  or "the positive aspects of Little Havana and its culture" and be "family-friendly." The art should be original, completed within two weeks and contain no logos or protruding elements,  Proposed sketches should be sent to Find more info at

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