5 Money-making Opportunities For Louisville Artists To Take Advantage Of This December

Dec 15, 2021 at 10:43 am
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Bryn Du Art Show 

The Bryn Du Art Show is an annual juried exhibition held at the beautiful Bryn Du Mansion. Just east of Columbus, Ohio, this historic Federal-style mansion has dominated the landscape of the 52-acre estate in the charming village of Granville, Ohio, since 1905. This year’s 18th Annual Art Show will be held from March 3-26, 2022, featuring current works of visual art. A $1,000 prize will be awarded for Best in Show, and two additional excellence awards of $500 each will be awarded to two additional artists. There is a $35 entry fee for up to three works. The deadline is Jan. 15, 2022. For more information, go here.

Science Fiction & Contemporary Fiction by BIPOC Authors — Natalie Sheree

Natalie Sheree is an independent digital publisher dedicated to supporting BIPOC creatives and sustainability. According to the call for submissions, “Our mission is to help close the publishing race gap. We also strive to increase readership of books published by BIPOC authors.” The publisher is seeking novella length: 10,000 to 40,000 words and novel length: 70,000 to 100,000 words. Submit the first chapter, a synopsis and a bio. The deadline is Dec. 31, 2021. Submissions here.

Rollick Magazine Fiction Prize

The Rollick Magazine Fiction Prize is valued at $1,000 and is awarded for the best piece of unpublished short story (2,000-6,000 words). According to the call for submission, “Rollick’s mandate is to attract cutting-edge, quality stories that inspire real engagement. We will consider work that expresses unique and original thought. Rollick Magazine is an independent literary magazine for contemporary fiction, thought and opinion about popular culture, society and everything on the periphery.” Deadline is Dec. 31, 2021. Submissions here.

Fantastic Fibers 2022

Yeiser Art Center in Paducah is now accepting entries for the Fantastic Fibers 2022 international juried exhibition. The exhibition seeks to showcase a wide range of outstanding contemporary works related to the fiber medium. Contemporary and innovative works created with fiber as the primary medium or concept are welcome. This exhibition is open to all artists 18 years and over working in the field of fiber art. There are no size restrictions. Up to three separate pieces per artist are permitted with an entry fee of $45 to cover all entries. $2,000 will be awarded. Deadline is March 1. Submissions here.

The Big Four Arts Festival

The Big Four Arts Festival in Louisville has been the most attended two-day event ever held in Louisville at Waterfront Park on the Big Four Bridge Lawn. Held on the weekend following Labor Day, the two-day event accepts applications from Jan. 1 – May 10, 2022. There is a cap of 150 artists and $2,500 in prize money at stake. The festival is open to individual and collaborating artists who make their own fine art and fine crafts by hand. Apply here.

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