Member Information CALLS FOR ARTISTS, ENTRY DEADLINES, SHOW DATES DATED CALLS FOR ARTISTS, PERFORMERS AND MUSICIANS - 2014 - 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:   Call for entries for the 2016 Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition is now open. Deadline is November. 30, 2014The competition and resulting exhibition, to be held in 2016, will celebrate excellence and innovation, with a strong focus on the variety of portrait media used by artists today. Entries are accepted through November. 30. Info: CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS:  submission deadline December 7, 2014Art On The Edge 2015, regional juried exhibition, New Mexico Museum of Art in Santa Fe, NM.  Presented by the New Mexico Museum of Art and Friends of Contemporary Art + Photography. Artists residing in NM and the bordering states of AZ, UT, CO, OK and TX are invited to submit a portfolio of works. Five to nine artists will be selected, through an online jurying process, by juror Nora Burnett Abrams, Associate Curator of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver.  The deadline to enter is December 7, 2014, and selected work must be available for the duration of the exhibition (April 16 to August 16, 2015 in the New Wing of the New Mexico Museum of Art).  For more information please click on the pdf link or visit   PDF  Questions can be sent to <><><><> 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 to artists: The Picacho Corridor Studio Tour invites applications for artists and artisans to exhibit in host studios this year. Tour date is Nov. 29-30. Submissions for jewelry, ceramics, fabric art, sculpture and other non-wall hanging art are welcome. To apply, send your name, a brief description of your work and three jpegs to In subject line, please put "Picacho Tour." Fee is $75 due on acceptance of application. Info: 575-635-7899 CALL FOR WINE ART - Sunland Winery.  Sunland Winery is now accepting applications for the Autumn Wine Art Market to be held November 14-16.  Participating artists may display a few pieces of their wine themed art in the Art Gallery for October and November.  For applications and details, contact art instructor Deana Hicks at 915-241-8808 or or Sunland Winery & Art Gallery owner Patricia Gary at 589-1214. Call for artists: Unsettled Gallery, 905 N. Mesquite St. is seeking artists to participate in an event in November. A portion of the proceeds from sales of artwork will benefit the Doña Ana County Humane Society. Info: 575-635-2285, FEAST OF HOLY CROSS ART SHOW SEEKS SUBMISSIONS - Are you an artist or crafter who would like to show off your work?  As part of the Feast of Holy Cross, there will be an art show taking place at Holy Cross Church in the Lucero Hall, 1327 N. Miranda, Saturday and Sunday, September 13-14.  You do not have to sell your items to participate, but you may if you want. The entry fee is $5 for 1 to 3 smaller items with a limit of up to 9 small things for $15 or $5 for one larger item with a limit of 3 for $15.  You do not have to attend both days, but organizers would like you to sign up to work for part of the time. Set up is from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 12. Bring your items during this time.  Show times are from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 13, and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 14. Items need to be picked up between 4 and 5 p.m., Sunday.  For more information, contact Pat Lawrence at 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. The Rokoko Art Gallery, located at 1785 Avenida de Marcado, seeks artists for solo or group shows in a rental exhibit space on a monthly basis.  Gallery hours are Saturday and Sunday, 12-5pm.  For prospectus and details, contact Mitch or Ame at or call 405-8877. 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,