CALLS FOR ARTISTS, ENTRY DEADLINES, SHOW DATES
DATED CALLS FOR ARTISTS, PERFORMERS AND MUSICIANS
- 2014 -
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 - deadline August 16, 2014 - 2014 Arts International Juried Award Show and Sale at the Crossland
Gallery, 500 W. Paisano, El Paso. Show is open to members and non-members. Artists can select up to three items to enter, art
work can be in a variety of styles and mediums. Deadline is Aug. 16. Info: Karala Zanelli 915-534-7377,
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: http://www.uuchurchlc.org/2013/10/exhibit-your-art-in-the-tombaugh/
MASTERWORKS CHORUS HOLDS AUDITIONS - Aug. 18-19, 2014. Masterworks Chorus is a unique singing group which
consists of New Mexico State University students and Las Cruces community members. Auditions for the Fall concert will be held
from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Aug. 18-19, at the NMSU Music building. To schedule an audition appointment, contact
Suzanne Dueno at email@example.com or sign up at www.signupgenius.com. This online list may be found by clicking “find a sign
up” and entering the email address firstname.lastname@example.org into the search line. For more information regarding the NMSU
Masterworks Chorus or to schedule an audition call the NMSU Music office at 646-2067.
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 https://www.zapplication.org/ 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: https://www.zapplication.org/help-center.php?page=how-to-apply
CAFE - CallForEntry - https://www.callforentry.org/ CallforEntry.org™, 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: https://www.callforentry.org/faq.phtml
ART DEADLINES LIST - http://artdeadlineslist.com/ Sign up for their newsletter which lists art events and opportunities you can
apply for. The newsletter is free. http://artdeadlineslist.com/subscribe/freelist.html
UNDATED CALLS FOR ARTISTS, PERFORMERS AND MUSICIANS
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
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
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 email@example.com.
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: http://artdeadlineslist.com/subscribe/freelist.html
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 firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information.
West End Art Depot Gallery (WE.AD). http://www.we-ad.org/ 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: 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.
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.