The ACP provides this space for member artists to share their exhibitions (left column). The right column lists open calls for artists in all kinds of opportunities. To submit a listing, please send an email with all the pertinent information, including a link to the originating website, with the subject line “Artist Opportunity” to info@artscouncilofprinceton.org. Membership is required to place an exhibition listing. Enroll or renew here.

Member artists exhibiting in and around Central New Jersey

Anna Neis
Chiaroscuro: Impressions and Imprints
September 12 – October 8, 2014
Richard J. Massey Foundation for Arts & Sciences
Exhibition opening September 12, 2914

Illia Barger,  Christine Lafuente
Spring Exhibition Featuring Gallery Artists
Morpeth Gallery
May 10 – June 1, 2014

Artist Opportunities

Princeton Public Library
Beyond Words Benefit
Call for Book Art
Deadline: October 16 – 18, 2014
The Princeton Public Library is holding its annual Benefit on Saturday, November 1 and is looking for re-purposed books to display as decorations. The theme is Beyond Words. We are looking for three-dimensional works for centerpieces on tables and works to put on the registration table etc. We would like the artwork between Thursday, October 16 – Saturday, October 18 so we can plan the display. We can pick it up if it is within a half hour drive of Princeton or we can arrange a drop off time at the Library. If you could email a picture of the piece beforehand that would be great. We will display your work along with your name, business cards or website in the event someone would like to purchase your work. We will return the works by Saturday November 8. If you have any questions or would like to have your work displayed, please contact Karen Sisti directly at karenesisti@gmail.com .

The Hive, Trenton, NJ
Maker Space
THE HIVE is a multidisciplinary art, design, and cultural space serving the Trenton/Princeton area. Members use the space to work in a variety of mediums including wood, metal, found objects, and video. Membership starts at $100/month and includes shared creative space and tools.

11th Annual Betsy Meyer Memorial Exhibition and Meyer Family Award for Contemporary Art
$1000 prize and a solo show
Call for Artists
Deadline: September 29, 2014
The Meyer Family Award for Contemporary Art, presented by Main Line Art Center in conjunction with the Betsy Meyer Memorial Exhibition, consists of an award of $1000 and a solo exhibition to each selected artist. This award and associated exhibition program is an effort to support the talented contemporary artists in the region, to honor deserving artists in the field, and to encourage excellence and experimentation in artistic practice, presentation, and community involvement. Adult fine artists, who are not full time students, living in the Mid-Atlantic Region are eligible to apply. All mediums are welcome. Artists selected to receive this award will be notified in December 2014 and the exhibition will take place in March/April 2015.

VSA New Jersey
Joyce Indik New Jersey Wordsmith Competition
Deadline: September 29, 2014
The Unlimited Potential Theater Co., a project of VSA New Jersey, is seeking poems, essays, short stories and plays for its 21st annual Joyce Indik New Jersey Wordsmith Competition. The contest is open to all New Jersey writers age 18 and over. Submissions by writers with disabilities are encouraged. Winning works will be showcased at the New Jersey Readers Theatre in the spring of 2015. In lieu of an entry fee, a donation of any amount is welcomed to cover the cost of the competition. Learn more here.

NJBIZ Coffee Table Book Call for Photos
Deadline: September 14, 2014
NJBIZ, New Jersey’s leading business weekly, is publishing a hardcover book to commemorate the 350th Anniversary of the Garden State. The New Jersey 350th Anniversary book will feature contemporary photography from around the state, and we invite you to submit your images to help showcase the beauty and diversity of New Jersey.

Montclair State University
Call for Artists
Art Connections 11
Deadline: September 13, 2014
Art Connections is the annual fund-raising event for the George Segal Gallery – the crown jewel of the Montclair State Art Galleries. Now in its eleventh year, Art Connections has grown from a regional exhibit to one of national scope, encouraging artists in all mediums. We are inviting artists to apply to this exhibit, which offers an excellent opportunity for exposure and sales in a venue that is widely supported by Montclair State University’s alumni, gallery patrons, and the area’s many collectors, curators, and art dealers.

Institute for Women and Art, Rutgers University
MTV: Momentum Technology Videos
Call to women and transgender artists and filmmakers
Submission Deadline: September 12, 2014
The Institute for Women and Art (IWA) is seeking women and transgender artists working with technology, gender, and feminism for an opportunity to participate in an online directory and film festival. The directory and film festival are part of Momentum: Women/Art/Technology, an exploration into the intersection of technology, art practice and feminism. The juried works will appear on the IWA website in a video playlist that will run continuously, giving access to viewers 24/7. This is an opportunity for filmmakers and other screen artists to present work in a gallery without walls. Learn more here.

Biking in Princeton map – cover art needed!
Publication & photo/art credit
Call for Artists
Deadline: September 10, 2014
The Princeton Pedestrian and Bike Advisory Committee is looking for original art to be on the cover of a new “Biking in Princeton” map that is being developed. Artists or photographers interested in submitting an image that might be appropriate for the map can do so by Wednesday, September 10. The committee would like submissions in a digital file rather than hard copy, sent to pjpbac@gmail.com. Entries will be accepted until midnight. Artists will be donating their images to be shared with the public, but will be credited.

Guild of Creative Art
22nd Annual Open Juried Show
Call for Artists
Deadline: September 5, 2014
The Guild of Creative Art in Shrewsbury is seeking artists for its 22nd Annual Open Juried Show. Douglas Ferrari, Assistant Director of the Arts Guild New Jersey will jury the show. Registration begins August 8, 2014; All media and subjects are welcome. The show will be on view between September 27, 2014 and October 29, 2014. Learn more here.

The Center for Contemporary Art
2014 International Juried Exhibition, Call for Entries
Submission Deadline: September 5, 2014
The Center for Contemporary Art is seeking work for its 2014 International Juried Exhibition. Evonne M. Davis, Co-founder and Artistic Director of Gallery Aferro in Newark, NJ will jury the show. The exhibition will consist of two- and three-dimensional work in all media. Awards will include a Solo Exhibition at The Center for Contemporary Art in Bedminster. Learn more here.

Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation
First Deadline: September 5, 2014
The USArtists International program provides support for American dance, music, and theater ensembles and solo artists from across the country who have been invited to perform at significant international festivals–and, new this year, performing arts markets–anywhere in the world outside the United States and its territories. Read more about the grant guidelines and application process here.

South Brunswick Arts Commission
Call for Artists
New Jersey’s Many Cultures
Deadline: September 5, 2014
In recognition of the 350th anniversary of our state, the 2014 juried show will celebrate New Jersey. New Jersey is among the most ethnically diverse states in the country. Appropriate work for this show will include people, places or things that reflect any one (or more) of the cultures present in the Garden State.

Sumei Art Center
Pulaski Skyway Juried Exhibition, Call for Entries
Submission Deadline: August 31, 2014
The Sumei Art Center is sponsoring a juried competition for artists to create and exhibit recent works with a cash prize for each of two categories: The best work documenting the existing Pulaski Skyway structure; and the best imaginative work using the Pulaski Skyway as inspiration or a point of departure. The Competition is open to artists in all media, and original works created within the last three years will be accepted. Learn more here.