Member Information CALLS FOR ARTISTS, ENTRY DEADLINES, SHOW DATES DATED CALLS FOR ARTISTS, PERFORMERS AND MUSICIANS - 2014 - CALL FOR ARTISTS - deadline May 1, 2014, 2014 Black Range Art Show - Plein Air Show: The Black Range Fine Art and Plein Air Show needs artists to submit work for the Wounded Warrior Project and the two day event held in October. There is a $2,400 cash prize. Info/prospectus: 575-546-4650,, CALL FOR ARTISTS - deadline August 1, 2014 - City of El Paso “Art Windows”:  The 2015-2016 “Art Windows” project provides an exhibit space for 5-10 pieces of work between two display cases for a three-month period. The designated space is intended to showcase El Paso as an international cultural destination through high quality art and visual experiences.  All interested artists must be an independent artist or artist team 18 years of age or older and reside in the Greater El Paso area which includes Las Cruces, New Mexico, and Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico.  Applications must be submitted using the Call for Entry (CAFÉ) online application system at Click on “Apply toCalls” and click on “City of El Paso ART WINDOWS 2015-2016.” All entries must be submitted before the deadline of August 1, 2014, 5:00 p.m. (MST). CALL FOR ARTISTS AND DESIGNERS: West End Art Depot, 401 N Mesilla St, will host a show of repurposed works of art and fashion. Artist's vouchers for two free items from the ReStore available. Artwork intake will be July 26 and 27. Opening reception and recycled fashion show will be Friday, Aug. 1. Info: 575-312-9892, CALL FOR ARTISTS - deadline August 15, 2014: The Calavera Coalition: Seeking artists to submit original T-shirt and poster design for the 2014 Dia de los Muertos event on the Mesilla Plaza. All work must be in black-and-white, in ink, easily converted for screen printing and reflect the spirit of El Dia del los Muertos. The winner will receive one free booth space, valued at $175. Entries should be submitted on a compact disc to P.O. Box 1308, Mesilla, NM 88046 or through email, with a list detailing artwork title, size, a brief description and artist's name, email address, mailing address and phone number. Deadline: Aug. 15. Info: CALL FOR ARTISTS - submission deadline October 1, 2014 - Tombaugh Gallery.  The Tombaugh Gallery is calling for regional artists within a 300 mile radius of Las Cruces to submit proposals for exhibitions for the 2015 calendar year.  For details click here.  For more information go to their website: <><><><> You may find that some applications must be made through ZAPP, CAFE or ART DEADLINES LIST.  Below is information on how to create accounts and find more information about a particular Call for Artists.  The shows are national but in some cases they can be searched for by state.  ZAPP  Like most online systems, the first step is to register for a new account. Registration is free and provides you with the opportunity to receive weekly emails and event mailings about upcoming events and important deadlines.  Go here for information on how to apply: CAFE - CallForEntry -™, also known as CaFÉ™ is a Web-based service that allows organizations and administrators to easily and cost-effectively manage artist-application and jury processes related to calls for entry and other events. The service is especially designed for use with public art projects, artist fellowships, juried visual-arts competitions, and many other types of calls for entry.  You must have an account in order to apply to Calls For ARtists.  There is no cost to register your profile.  Go here for information on how to apply for an account: ART DEADLINES LIST -  Sign up for their newsletter which lists art events and opportunities you can apply for.  The newsletter is free. UNDATED CALLS FOR ARTISTS, PERFORMERS AND MUSICIANS CALL FOR ARTISTS - Purchase Initiative.  New Mexico Arts announces the 2013 Purchase initiative and invites artists living in the state and galleries in the state to submit artwork for purchase.  All media and genres are accepted.  Information and applications: THE YOUNG AT HEART CHORUS is looking for a few singers. The chorus performs Thursdays. Info: Ray Scroggins, 575-524- 0511. THE GOOD TIME SINGERS - singers needed:  The Good Time Singers are looking for senior citizen singers to join their singing group. Rehersals are at 5:30 p.m. Mondays at Trails West Clubhouse, 1450 Avenida de Mesilla. Info: Diane, 575-523-1652 or Jean, 575-5741-4520. THE NEW HORIZONS SYMPHONY seeks cello, bass and violin players. Join rehearsals at 7 p.m. Thursdays at the NMSU Band Room on the NMSU campus. Info: Millie, 575-522-5571. THE NEW DESERT HARMONY SINGERS:  The group will begin rehearsals and auditions for their Christmas season, Sept. 3 at 7 p.m. at the St. Paul's United Methodist Church, 225 W. Griggs Ave. Those interested in joining are welcome to attend rehearsal. Info: 575-373-1816. THE RIO GRANDE RECORDERS is seeking new bass, tenor and alto players. The group conducts monthly sessions and weekly practices. They play Baroque and Renaissance music, as well as sounds from older and modern eras. Experienced and new players are welcome. Info: or call 575-522-1742. CELESTIAL SOUNDS CHOIR, Las Cruces' community women's choir, needs new members for their repertoire of three, four and six-part choral music. They have semiannual concerts. Info: Director Carol Nike, 575-202-9646 or SEEKING A SINGER:  A local barbershop quartet is seeking an outgoing lead (melody) singer. Tenor range. Those interested must love the old songs and reading music is a plus. Info: Chuck Riggs, 575-521-1729. DOO WOP SINGERS NEEDED:  Desert Doo Wop vocal group is looking to form in New Mexico.  Needed are bilingual vocalists familiar with ‘50s and ‘60s vocal harmony and music like El Trio Los Panchos.  A guitar player who can sing and harmonize would be a great addition to the organization.  Info:  575-267-8836. CALL FOR SINGERS:  The Mesilla Valley Chorale has rehearsals from 7 to 9pm Mondays at the Social Arts Center at Good Samaritan Society, 3011 Buena Vida Circle.  Experienced choral singers can call Nancy at 575-647-2560. <><><><> NATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR ARTISTS - Shows, calls for artists and national opportunities for artists.  Listings of art deadlines around the country.  Sign up for the free email listing at: The New Mexico Handmade, Inc. Gallery in the Old Tortilla Factory in Mesilla has space for two more artists.  All mediums are considered.  Please contact Carolyn Kuhn at for additional information. West End Art Depot Gallery (WE.AD).  WE.AD announces a call for regional artists interested in displaying original artwork. For more information please email  nmartco.op@gmail  or call 575-312-9892.   WE.AD is a co- operative arts incubator with art studios and workshop space in a warehouse in the Alameda Historic Depot. Private studios available now!  Memberships begin with three-month agreements. Two months' fees due at start of membership. 10% off lease balance if paid 3 months in advance!  Visit us at 401 N Mesilla St, Las Cruces, NM 88005.  Open by appointment and T/Th 9a - 12p -  Wed 6p - 8p & Sat/Sun 12p - 4p The Mesilla Valley Fine Arts Gallery, located at 2470-A Calle de Guadalupe, across from the Fountain Theatre, has openings for fine artists to display their work. For more information, call 522-2933 or stop by the gallery. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Sunday.  Information:  For more information, call 522-2933 or stop by the gallery. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Sunday. The La Mesa Station Gallery, 16205 S. U.S. Highway 28 in La Mesa, has openings for fine artists to display their original artwork in pastel, watercolor, jewelry, pottery, stained glass and textiles. Stop by the gallery to pick up an application or call, (575) 644- 3756 for information. XANADU GALLERY - ArtForms has received a number of e-mail announcements from the Xanadu Gallery in Scottsdale, Arizona.  Their newsletter contains art information that may be of interest to our members.  If you would like to receive your own copy of this newsletter in the future, sign up for their mailing list here. The Taos Institute for Glass Arts is leading an endeavor to put glass art on the map in New Mexico. Organizers would like to include as many artists, galleries, schools, resources and events as possible to contribute to the state's robust studio glass movement. Their aim is to create a guide that supports and advertises glass artists, galleries and pieces. For information on the New Mexico Art Glass Trails, contact Toni Hippeli, (575) 613-6484,