CALLS FOR ARTISTS, ENTRY DEADLINES, SHOW DATES
- 2013 -
DATED CALLS FOR ARTISTS, PERFORMERS AND MUSICIANS
November 1, 2013 - Deadline to register for Love of Art Studio Tours
November 1, 2013 - Deadline to Register for Love of Art - Art Around Town Venues
November 1, 2013 - Deadline to register for Love of Art Special Event/Performances
November 1, 2013 - Deadline for advertising in the 2014 Love of Art Event Guide.
November 30, 2013 and December 1, 2013. PICACHO CORRIDOR ARTISTS WANTED. The seventh annual Fall Studio Tour
along the Picacho Corridor is seeking visual artists who have a functioning art studio accessible for the public to view and original
artwork to show and sell. This is an artist-run event featuring some of the best visual artists in Las Cruces. Artists whose studios
are located near the Picacho Corridor – between Las Cruces Avenue to the south, Hoagland Road to the north, Tornillo Street to
the east and Motel Boulevard to the west – are welcome to apply. Event dates are Saturday and Sunday, November 30, 2013
and December 1, 2013. For more information and application forms, call Ouida Touchon at 635-7899 or email
December 2, 2013 - Deadline for Application - The Doña Ana Arts Council is calling for artists to submit their work and sign up
for booths at the Las Cruces Arts Fair, March 14 to 16. Artists’ booths are 10 feet by 10 feet and starting at $400. Applications
are at zapplication.org and the deadline is December 2. Info: 575-523-6403.
December 15, 2013 - Deadline for Submissions - Pen Literary Awards: Pen America is accepting submissions for fiction,
science writing, essays, sports writing, biography, children’s literature, translation, drama or poetry. Seventeen awards will be
presented in 2014. Deadline for submissions is December 16. Info: pen.org/literary-awards, email@example.com.
2013 - NATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES FOR ARTISTS - Listing for August 2013 - Shows, calls for artists and national opportunities
for artists DOC / PDF
- 2014 -
January 3, 2014 - CALL FOR ARTISTS - ArtForms Love of Art Member Show - Member Artists are needed to submit art for
the 16th annual For the Love of Art Month member show event slated for Feb. 7 to March 1. Original piece must have been
completed in the past two years and not shown locally. Artists' statement, and digital photos are requested for publicity purposes.
Deadline for member show is Jan. 3. If not a member, see artformsnm.org to become a member. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org.
January 3, 2014 - Application due - Member Art Show at the Branigan
January 10, 2014 - CALL FOR ARTISTS - ArtForms For the Love of Art Convention Center Show - Artforms Artists
Association of New Mexico invites regional artists to show at the Las Cruces Convention Center Feb. 7 and 8 as part of the For
the Love of Art Month 2014. Original art only. Email three digital photos to email@example.com. Cost varies for members and
nonmembers. Info: firstname.lastname@example.org, 575-527-0020.
January 10, 2014 - Deadline for Las Cruces Convention Center show - application and payment due.
February 3, 2014 - Intake for Member Art Show at the Branigan - 1pm to 4:30pm
February 7, 2014 - Reception Member Art Show at the Branigan - Hours 5pm to 7pm at the Branigan Cultural Center
February 7 and 8, 2014 - FLOA Fair at the Las Cruces Convention Center
February 15-16, 2014 - First weekend of Studio Tours. Hours: Saturday, 10:AM 4:PM, Sunday, 12:AM 4:PM
February 22-23, 2014 - Second weekend of Studio Tours. Hours: Saturday, 10:AM 4:PM, Sunday, 12:AM 4:PM
March 3, 2014 - Take Down of Member Art Show at the Branigan - 9am to 12pm
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
CALL FOR ARTISTS - The Convention and Visitors Bureau is looking for quality local artists to feature in their lobby gallery.
CALL FOR ARTISTS - 2014 Black Range Art Show: The show will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project and coordinators are
looking for artists to submit original art and handmade crafts for a two-day event Oct. 11 and 12, 2014 (next year) at the Mimbres
Valley Event Center in Deming. Cash awards will be given. Info/applications: 575-546-4650, email@example.com.
THE YOUNG AT HEART CHORUS is looking for a few singers. The chorus performs Thursdays. Info: Ray Scroggins, 575-524-
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
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.
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: rgrecorders.org 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
West End Art Depot Gallery in Las Cruces, New Mexico 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! 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: mesillavalleyfinearts.com. 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.
ATTENTION artists who are looking for studio space in Las Cruces - The West End Art Depot 401 Mesilla Street is now
accepting new members. Memberships will begin with three-month agreements. Two months' fees due at start of membership.
10% off lease balance if paid 3 months in advance! For more information about this studio/gallery co-operative download the
member application form. DOC / PDF
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, email@example.com.