6th Annual ENDANGERED Art4Apes Fine Art & Photography Contest Opens Call To Artists And Photographers Worldwide

The 6th Annual ENDANGERED, Art4Apes Announces a call for Artists and Photographers for the 2018 Contest!  This contest and subsequent exhibition aims to encourage artists and photographers to focus their skill and creativity on the issues facing endangered species and habitats while raising funds to support the Center for Great Apes, a sanctuary for orangutans and chimpanzees in need of lifetime care.  As an incentive for early entries, the 1st, 10th, 50th and 100th early entry will be awarded a FREE ENTRY!  The Rickie Report shares the details and some photos of previous winning entries.  WE MUST STRESS:  This exhibit is also OPEN to YOUNG ARTISTS (birthdays on or after October 1, 1999).  We hope you will share this with young artists, art educators and community educators.  

 

 

Call to Artists and Photographers

ENDANGERED

Fine Art & Photography Contest 2018

The 6th annual ENDANGERED Fine Art & Photography Contest is now open and accepting entries.

Enter Now!

As an incentive to early entry, we will award an additional FREE ENTRY to the 1st, 10th, 50th and 100th entries online.
http://www.juriedartservices.com/index.php?content=registration&event_id=1387

Deadline for submission is 23rd September, 2018.

Details: https://www.Art4Apes.com
Questions? Lindsey@Art4Apes.com

This contest and subsequent exhibition aims to encourage artists and photographers to focus their skill and creativity on the issues facing endangered species and habitats whilst raising funds to support the Center for Great Apes, a sanctuary for orangutans and chimpanzees in need of lifetime care.

 

Bosque Great Egret. Oil painting by Bud Root-Michels ©2018

 

ENDANGERED Fine Art & Photography Contest 2018
You are invited to enter the 6th annual ENDANGERED Fine Art & Photography Contest. This global, juried, online art contest aims to focus attention on the plight of endangered and threatened species/habitats. The challenge is to interpret or reflect ENDANGERED through either
• Celebration of the beauty of endangered/threatened species/habitats
• Illustration of the threats facing endangered species/habitats
Please note – species do not have to be formally listed as endangered in order to be eligible for this contest as long as an element of threat exists.

 

The Categories for entry are:

Fine Art (including sculpture, jewelry and wearable art)
Fine Art Photography (digital manipulation accepted)
Young Artists (birthdays on or after October 1st, 1999)

 

We encourage creativity in interpretation and communication of the theme.
We see photography as a form of art and are happy to receive digitally manipulated photographs.
We regret we cannot accept video or film entries in the contest.

Please see the full Terms and Conditions for the specifics on how the contest will be run. You will find the Terms and Conditions in full on both the Juried Art Services website or at https://www.Art4Apes.com. Please enter jpeg images of your work through this Juried Art Services website.

Enter Now!

As an incentive to early entry, we will award an additional FREE ENTRY to the 1st, 10th, 50th and 100th entries online.
http://www.juriedartservices.com/index.php?content=registration&event_id=1387

Deadline for submission is 23rd September, 2018.

Fine Art and Fine Art Photography Categories

For Fine Art and Fine Art Photography categories please enter up to 2 artworks for consideration by the judges accompanied by a donation of $35 that goes directly to the Center for Great Apes. If submitting 3D Artwork, please enter only one image of each Artwork. Do not submit more than one image of the same Artwork.

There is no limit on the number of entries you may make (each of two artworks for consideration). Cash prizes totaling $3,250 will be awarded in the Fine Art and Fine Art Photography categories. First Prize will receive $1,500 USD, Second Prize will receive $1,000 USD and Third Prize will receive $750 USD.

Prizewinners plus an invited selection of other entries of significant merit will be exhibited in Miami during Art Week December 5-8th, 2018. Keep checking your Juried Art Services account for updates.

Young Artists Contest

Young Artists with birthdays on or after October 1st, 1999, are encouraged to enter their work in the Young Artists Category. We will accept individual or class/group entries. Please enter jpeg images of your work through the Juried Art Services website checking the category Young Artists. Young Artist entries should be accompanied by a donation of $5 USD for each entry that goes directly to the Center for Great Apes. Please be sure to include your age at 1st October, 2018. Cash prizes totaling $500 USD will be awarded in the Young Artists Contest. First Prize will receive $250 USD, Second Prize will receive $150 USD and Third Prize will receive $100 USD.
Prizewinners plus an invited selection of other entries of significant merit will be exhibited in Miami during Art Week December 5-8th, 2018. Keep checking your Juried Art Services account for updates.
All entries are published on our Facebook page and other social media and on our website at https://www.Art4Apes.com.  We will include your name, title and ©2018 Artist Name.  If you would like your website and social media handles included, please make sure to include them in your Juried Art Services details.

 

Reclaim. Photograph by Young Artist, Samantha Lewin ©2018

The contest opens 1st February, 2018

And the deadline for submission is 23rd September, 2018.

We regret we cannot accept entries from residents of CUBA, IRAN, NORTH KOREA, SUDAN, SYRIA, Puerto Rico, the District of Columbia, Quebec AND WHERE PROHIBITED by law.
Please read the contest rules in full on the Juried Art Services website or at https://www.Art4Apes.com.

 

Enter Now!

As an incentive to early entry, we will award an additional FREE ENTRY to the 1st, 10th, 50th and 100th entries online.

http://www.juriedartservices.com/index.php?content=registration&event_id=1387
Deadline for submission is 23rd September, 2018.

ENDANGERED Fine Art & Photography Exhibition

Prizewinners plus a selection of entries of significant merit will be invited to exhibit in the ENDANGERED Fine Art & Photography Exhibition, December 5-8th, 2018, in Miami during Art Week. Entries will be selected based on the jury panel scores and according to how the work fits in the space available and in the context of a coherent, curated exhibition.
Take a look at our wonderful 2017 exhibition!

Artwork exhibited may be offered for sale, if the artist wishes, and it is up to the artist to determine the price at which it will be offered.
All sales are subject to Florida sales tax and a 30% “commission” which will be paid as a donation to the Center for Great Apes. Please read the Terms and Conditions in full either on this website or at https://www.Art4Apes.com. Please bear this in mind when listing the price of your Artwork on the entry form.

We plan an active Public Relations campaign involving social media, online and print media. We will provide exhibiting artists with material that they can email to their contacts to encourage them to attend. A cocktail reception is planned and artists are encouraged to attend to meet the organizers and sponsors and discuss their work with interested visitors.

 

Proceeds:

All proceeds from the contest and exhibition support the Center for Great Apes, a 501(c)(3) registered non-profit organization. The Center for Great Apes’ mission is to provide a permanent sanctuary for orangutans and chimpanzees who have been rescued or retired from the entertainment industry, from research, or who are no longer wanted as pets. The Center provides care with dignity in a safe, healthy, and enriching environment for great apes in need of lifetime care. Please visit their website to learn more http://www.CenterForGreatApes.org.

ALL donations, including contest entry fees, go directly to support the Center. We fund our events either through commercial sponsorship or through our own donations.

The Center for Great Apes is solely the beneficiary of the funds from this Contest; it has no role in the organization or management of this contest. The Center for Great Apes cannot be held responsible for any issue relating to this Contest.

Communication:

We like to keep in touch with artists supporting this contest and we do this in the following ways:

• Through our website https://www.Art4Apes.com. We post all entries online and blog about the artists and their work.
• Through our Facebook page http://facebook.com/art4apes – we encourage you to “friend” our page. We regularly post as many new entries as we can. We also post updates on the contest and exhibition.
• We send occasional emails to update everyone on progress and news relating to the contest and exhibition plans; you may unsubscribe from these at any time.
• You may email Lindsey@Art4Apes.com at any time with questions. We try to respond promptly.
• You will receive a letter concerning selection of your entry or entries to the exhibition by October 31st, 2018 This will be posted to your account with Juried Art Services. Please remember to check for mail in your JAS account!

Other Benefits of Entry:

Exposure: Every entry will be shown on our website in strict order of submission over the course of a year. We credit the artist and use ©2018 to protect your rights.

Social Media: Every entry will be posted to Facebook, Instagram and Twitter in strict order of submission over the course of a year. Additionally, from time to time selected images of orangutans and chimpanzees will be featured on the Center for Great Apes Facebook page, with appropriate attribution. We credit the artist and use ©2018 to protect your rights.

Curator’s Choice: Each year the Curator selects and purchases her choice of a piece either from the Contest or from the Show.

Advertising Features: Selected pieces will be offered a place in our advertising campaigns both online and in print media. This has the potential to present your work to a new and broad audience. Specific permission will be sought in advance and the image will be used with the title, artist’s name and ©2018.

Miami Exhibition Theme: One or two images will be offered the opportunity of being the theme for the Miami exhibition and will be featured in advertising and posters as well as receive a prominent position in the exhibition.

Featured Tee Shirt Design: One image will be selected as the image for our 2018 Exhibition Tee Shirt on sale at the exhibition. The image will have the appropriate attribution, and specific permission to use the image will be requested. The artist will receive one of the tee shirts.

 

Image selected for the ENDANGERED 2017 tee shirt design
Goofy Gorilla. Watercolor by Young Artist Gavin Minard. ©2018

Special Prizes:

A Family Membership of the Center for Great Apes will be awarded for the best image of an orangutan or chimpanzee to be chosen by Patti Ragan, Founder and President of CGA.

The book Tropical Flowers by Eileen Johnson, Founder and Creative Director of FlowerSchool New York, will be awarded for the best image of a flower or landscape.

Young Artists: Young Artists will receive Certificates of Participation in the Contest. School educators entering work by their class (individual or collaborative group pieces) will be offered a symbolic adoption of an ape residing at the Center for Great Apes.

Plus entrants will have the satisfaction of knowing that 100 percent of their entry donation of $35 for two pieces of art ($5 per single piece for Young Artists) is going directly to support the wonderful work of the Center for Great Apes. Endangered: Art4Apes and the Center for Great Apes are tremendously grateful to all artists who support the contest.

 

The ENDANGERED Fine Art & Photography Contest and Exhibition are a lot of fun. We encourage you to be a part of this amazing opportunity and not only use your talent to compete in a contest and reach a new audience but also play a role in preserving wildlife and the environment and directly support an extremely worthwhile non-profit organization.

Enter Now!

As an incentive to early entry, we will award an additional FREE ENTRY to the 1st, 10th, 50th and 100th entries online.
http://www.juriedartservices.com/index.php?content=registration&event_id=1387

Deadline for submission is 23rd September, 2018.

 

 

 

 

For coverage of your events, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report, contact:

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

Rickie@therickiereport.com   561-537-0291

17019 SW Sapri Way   Port St. Lucie, FL 34986

“ENDANGERED” Offers Fine Art & Photography Exhibit December 6th – 9th Plus Seminars And Workshops

The 2017 “ENDANGERED” Art & Photography Exhibition announces its Opening Reception on Wednesday, December 6th and continuing through December 9th.  This exhibit will feature work by leading contemporary artists and photographers focusing on the beauty of endangered species and the threats they face. It all takes place at Dade Heritage Trust  in Miami, with plenty of parking nearby.  The Rickie Report shares the details and sneak peeks of this premiere art event.  Make your reservations now for some dynamic Seminars and Workshops for artists!

 

 

 

 

 

Fine Art & Photography Exhibition 2017

You are invited!

Opening Reception

Wednesday, December 6th, 2017, 6-9pm

 

 

Join us Wednesday, December 6th –  Saturday,December 9th

2-9pm
for a unique exhibition focusing on all that is
ENDANGERED in the world.

Dade Heritage Trust
190 SE 12 Terrace, Miami, FL 33131

Great Art, Cocktails and Appetizers

Proceeds benefit the Center for Great Apes www.CenterForGreatApes.org

ENDANGERED Fine Art & Photography Contest 2017.
First Prize, Fine Art Category.
“Engraved Pacific Reef”. Schott optical crystal & colored glass by Cathy Richardson. All Rights Reserved.

 

 

Plenty of parking opposite and in multistory car parks in the area.

Questions? Lindsey@Art4Apes.com

Please join us at this unique exhibition

ENDANGERED Fine Art & Photography Contest 2017.
Second Prize, Fine Art Category.
“Vestige”. Clay under glaze by Susan Saladino.  All Rights Reserved.

 

Program of Events

Exhibition runs Wednesday, December 6th through Saturday, December 9th

 2-9pm

Wednesday, 6th December, 6-9pm Opening Reception

Thursday, 7th December, Happy Hour Cocktails from 6pm
Followed by

Creative Laws Seminar

Thursday, December 7th from 6.00pm
Happy Hour cocktails from 6.00pm followed by a fascinating and enlightening seminar “Legal Considerations for Artists and Galleries” at 7pm by Duane Morris attorneys Karen Kline, Greg Lefkowitz and Julian Jackson-Fannin
• What are your rights as artists?
• What are the responsibilities of gallery owners?
• How can artists best protect their creative works?
Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how to protect yourself legally.

About Duane Morris LLP:

Duane Morris LLP, a law firm with more than 750 attorneys in offices across the United States and internationally, is asked by a broad array of clients to provide innovative solutions to today’s legal and business challenges.

 

Limited Seating – RSVP to Lindsey@Art4Apes.com

 

 

 

Saturday, December 9th from 6.00pm, Cocktails and Canapés
Followed by

A Walk on the Wildside with Ron Magill

Cocktails and Canapés from 6.00pm. At 6.30pm Ron Magill, Wildlife expert, TV personality, Zoo Communications & Media Relations Director Zoo Miami and Nikon Ambassador USA will be talking
about his experiences and showing his images of Africa.

Ron Magill with Phantom.
 All Rights Reserved.

Limited Seating – RSVP to Lindsey@Art4Apes.com

 

ENDANGERED Fine Art & Photography Contest 2017.
First Prize, Fine Art Photography Category.
“Mom’s Time Out”.  Photograph by John Barrett, Jr.  All Rights Reserved.

 

 

Proceeds benefit The Center for Great Apes. The Center for Great Apes is a 501(c)(3) accredited organization providing a permanent sanctuary for orangutans and chimpanzees www.CenterForGreatApes.org.

 

ENDANGERED Fine Art & Photography Contest 2017.
Third Prize, Fine Art Photography Category.
“Before a Rest”. Photograph by Sébastien Meys.  All Rights Reserved.

 

Exhibition runs from
Wednesday, 6th – Saturday, 9th December, 2-9pm

Dade Heritage Trust
190 SE 12 Terrace, Miami, FL 33131

Plenty of parking opposite and in multi-story car parks in the area.

Questions? Lindsey@Art4Apes.com

 

ENDANGERED Fine Art & Photography Contest 2017.
Second Prize, Young Artist Category.
“Deep In Thought”. Photograph by Gavin Minard, aged 14 years.  All Rights Reserved.

 

 

Grateful thanks to our sponsors:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fine Art & Photography Exhibition 2017
Exhibition runs from
Wednesday, 6th – Saturday, 9th December, 2-9pm

Dade Heritage Trust
190 SE 12 Terrace, Miami, FL 33131

Plenty of parking opposite and in multistory car parks in the area.

Questions? Lindsey@Art4Apes.com

 

ENDANGERED Fine Art & Photography Contest 2017.
Third Prize, Fine Art Category.
“Soulful Encounter”. Sakura micron ink on paper by Kristin Moger.
All Rights Reserved.

 

 

 

The Center for Great Apes is a 501(c)(3) accredited organization providing a permanent sanctuary for orangutans and chimpanzees www.CenterForGreatApes.org.

 

 

 

 

 

 

For coverage of your events, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report, contact:

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

Rickie@therickiereport.com   561-537-0291

17019 SW Sapri Way   Port St. Lucie, FL 34986

Art 4 Apes Fine Art & Photography Exhibition 2017, “ENDANGERED” December 6th – 9th Plus Seminars And Workshops

The 2017 “ENDANGERED” Art & Photography Exhibition announces its Opening Reception on Wednesday, December 6th and continuing through December 9th.  This exhibit will feature work by leading contemporary artists and photographers focusing on the beauty of endangered species and the threats they face. It all takes place at Dade Heritage Trust  in Miami, with plenty of parking nearby.  The Rickie Report shares the details and sneak peeks of this premiere art event.  Make your reservations now!

 

 

 

 

Fine Art & Photography Exhibition 2017

Join us!

Wednesday, 6th – Saturday, 9th December

2 – 9 pm

For a unique exhibition focusing on all that is

ENDANGERED in the world

Have fun and help a wonderful sanctuary!

 

 

 

 

 

Harry. Acrylic painting by Lise Yust. All Rights Reserved.

Meet Harry!

Harry is one of the orangutans given lifetime care at the Center for Great Apes, Wauchula, Florida. The Center is home to 47 orangutans and chimpanzees who have been rescued or retired from the entertainment industry, from research, or from the exotic pet trade.
It costs more than $20,000 to care for each ape for a year. All the artists generously donate 30% of the sales price of their wonderful work which goes directly to the Center.

Please join us, enjoy the wonderful art, have fun at one of receptions and presentations and know that you are helping a wonderful sanctuary here in Florida.  The Center for Great Apes is a 501(c)(3) accredited organization providing a permanent sanctuary for orangutans and chimpanzees  www.CenterForGreatApes.org.

 

Exhibition runs from
Wednesday, 6th – Saturday, 9th December
Hours 2 – 9pm

Dade Heritage Trust
190 SE 12 Terrace
Miami, FL 33131

Plenty of parking opposite and in multistory car parks in the area.

Questions? Lindsey@Art4Apes.com

 

Robin Hood’s Major Oak. Photograph by Phoenix. All Rights Reserved.

Opening Reception
Wednesday, December 6th from 6.00pm

Cocktails and canapés
Meet the Missing Link! Dudali by Béju!
Evolution strongly suggests a direct connection between men and apes. This two-Dudali installation shows Human Dudali searching for the sacrosanct “Missing Link” which Orangutan Dudali casually holds in his hand.

The Missing Link Dudali. PVC, Stainless Steel.  Dudali by Béju. All Rights Reserved.

 

Creative Laws Seminar
Thursday, December 7th from 6.00pm

Happy Hour cocktails from 6.00pm followed by a fascinating and enlightening seminar “Legal Considerations for Artists and Galleries” at 7pm by Duane Morris attorneys Karen Kline, Greg Lefkowitz and Julian Jackson-Fannin.
• What are your rights as artists?
• What are the responsibilities of gallery owners?
• How can artists best protect their creative works?
Don’t miss this opportunity to learn how to protect yourself legally.

About Duane Morris LLP
Duane Morris LLP, a law firm with more than 750 attorneys in offices across the United States and internationally, is asked by a broad array of clients to provide innovative solutions to today’s legal and business challenges.

 

Queen of the Jungle. Photograph by Joseph Anthony. All Rights Reserved.

 

 

A Walk on the Wildside with Ron Magill
Saturday, December 9th from 6.00pm

 

 

Cocktails and Canapés from 6.00pm. At 6:30 pm Ron Magill, Wildlife expert, TV personality, Zoo Communications & Media Relations Director Zoo Miami and Nikon Ambassador USA will be talking about his experiences and showing his images of Africa.

 

 

 

Grateful thanks to our sponsors

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fine Art & Photography Exhibition 2017

Don’t miss it!

Wednesday, 6th – Saturday, 9th December, 2 – 9 pm

for a unique exhibition focusing on all that is
ENDANGERED in the world.

 

Exhibition runs from
Wednesday, 6th – Saturday, 9th December
Hours 2 – 9pm

Dade Heritage Trust
190 SE 12 Terrace
Miami, FL 33131

Plenty of parking opposite and in multistory car parks in the area.

Questions? Lindsey@Art4Apes.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

For coverage of your events, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report, contact:

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

Rickie@therickiereport.com   561-537-0291

17019 SW Sapri Way   Port St. Lucie, FL 34986

Overview Of NEW Dates For Gallery Exhibits And Calls For Artists Due To Circumstances Beyond Our Control-Hurricane Irma

Pardon the inconvenience (Irma), as The Rickie Report shares NEW dates of Exhibits, Gallery presentations and Calls for art.  Many artists have experienced losses of supplies, studios, and artwork due to Irma.  As these artists’ basic needs are being taken care of by other agencies, we would like to suggest other ways to help:  Support the local art scene by showing up for events, by talking to the artists, and by purchasing their art. 

 

NEW  DATES  FOR  EXHIBITS, DEADLINES:

 

Lighthouse ArtCenter

 

 

Opening Reception:  Thursday, September 21    5:30 – 7:30 pm

http://www.therickiereport.com/2017/09/14/lighthouse-artcenter-faculty-ceramics-and-3d-exhibition-opens-2017-18-season/

 

 

 

Art On Park Gallery/ Artists of Palm Beach County

 

 

Opening Reception for Susan Oakes Exhibit:   Friday, September 22   5 to 8  pm

 

http://www.therickiereport.com/2017/09/07/susan-oakes-is-featured-artist-at-art-on-park-gallery-with-new-images/

 

Deadline for the Portraits Exhibit has been extended to Wednesday, September 27

http://www.therickiereport.com/2017/08/30/art-on-park-gallery-announces-portraits-2017-exhibition-with-call-for-art-and-free-public-reception/

 

 

 

 

 

 

Artisans On The Ave

 

 

Opening Reception: Friday, September 22   6 – 9 pm

Vote For Your Favorite Artist. Winner gets One Month Exhibit at Gallery!

 

 

http://www.therickiereport.com/2017/09/11/artist-environmentalist-activist-exhibition-awaits-your-peoples-choice-vote-on-september-15th-at-artisans-on-the-ave/

 

 

Center For Creative Education

 

 

 

 

 

Opening Reception:  Saturday, September 23  6PM

 

http://www.therickiereport.com/2017/08/23/atb-fine-arts-presents-boys-to-men-iv-at-center-for-creative-education-gallery/

 

 

 

Boca Raton Branch National League Of American Pen Women

Opening Meeting!  New members Welcome!

Thursday, October 19, 2017    12:00 Noon

Deadline for reservations: Oct. 11, 2017

http://www.therickiereport.com/2017/09/13/boca-raton-branch-national-league-of-american-pen-women-invite-you-to-october-opening-luncheon/

 

 

 

 

 

Art 4 Apes  Original Art And Photography Exhibit

 

Deadline Extended to October 15th

 

http://www.therickiereport.com/2017/09/16/eminent-jurors-announced-for-5th-annual-endangered-as-call-for-artists-and-photographers-continues/

 

 

 

 

 

12th Annual Juried Art Fest On The Green 

 

 

Deadline Extended to November 1st for Fine Art and Fine Craft Show

 

http://www.therickiereport.com/2017/08/09/12th-annual-art-fest-on-the-green-in-wellington-opens-applications-for-all-media-art-patrons-mark-your-calendars/

 

 

 

 

 

 

For coverage of your events, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report, contact:

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

Rickie@therickiereport.com   561-537-0291

17019 SW Sapri Way   Port St. Lucie, FL 34986

 

 

DEADLINE EXTENDED To October 15th For “5th Annual Endangered” As Call For Artists And Photographers Continues

The 5th annual “ENDANGERED Fine Art & Photography” Contest is proud to announce our jury panel for 2017.  Dr Zora Carrier, Bruce Helander and Ron Magill have generously offered their services to judge this global, online contest which benefits the Center for Great Apes. With their combined expertise in Fine Art, Fine Art Photography and the natural world, they bring tremendous expertise and enthusiasm to the judging of the ENDANGERED Fine Art & Photography Contest. They are all looking forward to reviewing all the entries. The Rickie Report shares the details and reminds artists and photographer to enter now, as the deadline has been extended to October 15th!

 

 

 

Call to Artists and Photographers

Announcing a Panel of Eminent Jurors

 

The 5th annual “ENDANGERED Fine Art & Photography” Contest is proud to announce our jury panel for 2017. Dr Zora Carrier, Bruce Helander and Ron Magill have generously offered their services to judge this global, online contest which benefits the Center for Great Apes. With their combined expertise in Fine Art, Fine Art Photography and the natural world, they bring tremendous expertise and enthusiasm to the judging of the ENDANGERED Fine Art & Photography Contest. They are all looking forward to reviewing all the entries.

 

 

 

ENTER NOW!

Deadline 15th October, 2017

http://www.juriedartservices.com/index.php?content=event_info&event_id=1250

Questions? Lindsey@Art4Apes.com

 

DR ZORA CARRIER, Executive Director, Florida Museum of Photographic Arts

Dr. Zora Carrier, Ph.D. Photograph by Rick Tauceda. All Rights Reserved.

Dr Carrier is Executive Director of the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts. She is an accomplished art educator. She received her Ph.D. in Education from Comenius University in Bratislava, Slovak Republic in 1989. In 2002, she co-founded and was director of Gallery Art Factory in Prague, Czech Republic, a not-for-profit institution presenting modern and contemporary art. In 2006, she founded the Open Concept Gallery in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where, as director, she managed art projects and art education programming. Before becoming the Director of the Florida Museum of Photographic Arts, she consulted on educational opportunities.

 

 

 

BRUCE HELANDER, acclaimed artist, writer and critic

Bruce Helander. Photograph by Christopher Fay. All Rights Reserved.

He received a BFA and MFA in painting from the Rhode Island School of Design, where he later served as the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs. He has studied at Yale University and Harvard, and is a former White House Fellow of the National Endowment for the Arts. He recently received the First Annual Professional Achievement in the Arts Award from Palm Beach Modern + Contemporary, and is a member of the Florida Artists Hall of Fame. Helander is a past recipient of the South Florida Cultural Consortium’s award for Professional Achievement in the Arts and has won four separate grants from the New York Foundation for the Arts. His work in represented in over fifty permanent public collections, including the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Whitney Museum of American Art and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, as well as the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. As a critic, he regularly writes for numerous publications such as The Huffington Post, Sculpture magazine, Art Hive magazine and One Art Nation, among others. He is a seasoned juror and curator of museum exhibitions and serves on the board of the Center for Creative Education.

 

 

RON MAGILL, Zoo Communications & Media Relations Director Zoo Miami & Nikon Ambassador USA

 

Ron Magill with Phantom. All Rights Reserved

 

 

Ron has worked with wildlife for over 35 years and has had the privilege of having “hands-on” experience with a tremendous variety of animals. As Zoo Miami’s “Goodwill Ambassador”, he has made frequent television appearances on many programs including, “National Geographic Explorer”, the Discovery Networks, the “Today Show”, “Good Morning America”, “The Late Show ”, “CBS’ This Morning”, “Dateline” and “CNN”. Ron has also been a regular guest on several Spanish language television programs including international hits “Sabado Gigante” and “Despierta America”. In addition, he has written and produced many wildlife articles and award-winning photographs that have appeared in publications and galleries around the world. He has traveled extensively throughout Africa, India and Tropical America while developing and directing conservation projects and Emmy Award winning documentaries focusing on the wildlife of those regions.

 

 

ENTER NOW!

Deadline 15th October, 2017

http://www.juriedartservices.com/index.php?content=event_info&event_id=1250

Questions? Lindsey@Art4Apes.com

ENDANGERED Fine Art & Photography Contest 2017

This global, juried, online contest focuses attention on the plight of endangered /threatened species or habitats. The challenge is to interpret or reflect ENDANGERED through either:
• Celebration of the beauty of endangered/threatened species or habitats or
• Illustration of the threats facing endangered/threatened species or habitats

 

We are immensely grateful to Paul Fisher of Juried Art Services for his support in administering the contest.

 

We are excited to share with you some of this year’s entries to the ENDANGERED Fine Art & Photography Contest.

“Lion’s Roar”  Photograph by Michael Holtby. All Rights Reserved.

 

“After a Bath” Photograph by Steven Greenbaum. All Rights Reserved.

 


“Gray Giant”  Charcoal drawing by Janet Chalif. All Rights Reserved.

 

 

“Harambe Memorial Portrait 2017”  Acrylic Painting by Meredith London-Orgiefsky.  All Rights Reserved.

 

 

Why Enter the Contest?

Cash Prizes for winners. A total of $7,000 in prize money is awarded.

 

 

Exhibition in Miami, 6-9th December, during Art Week are offered to the best pieces entered. We show approximately 50 pieces. All artists are encouraged to attend and invite their friends to the evening receptions.

 

 

Wearable Art and Jewelry pieces selected for exhibition in Miami will be photographed on a model against a green screen with appropriate background. Photographs will be made available to the artists.

 

 

Exposure: Every entry will be shown on our website in strict order of submission over the course of a year.

 

 

Social Media: Every entry will be posted to Facebook, Instagram and Twitter in strict order of submission over the course of a year. We boost a selection of the pieces posted to Facebook so that they reach a larger audience. Additionally, from time to time selected images of orangutans and chimpanzees will be featured on the Center for Great Apes Facebook page, with appropriate attribution.

 

Curator’s Choice: Each year the Curator selects and purchases her choice of a piece either from the Contest or from the Show.

 

 

Advertising Features: Selected pieces will be offered a place in our advertising campaigns both online and in print media. This has the potential to present your work to a new and broad audience. Specific permission will be sought in advance and the image will be used with the title, artist’s name and All Rights Reserved.

 

Special Prizes: A Family Membership of the Center for Great Apes will be awarded for the best image of an orangutan or chimpanzee to be chosen by Patti Ragan, Founder and President of CGA.

The book Tropical Flowers by Eileen Johnson, Founder and Creative Director of FlowerSchool New York, will be awarded for the best image of a flower or landscape.

Miami Exhibition Theme: One or two images will be offered the opportunity of being the theme for the Miami exhibition and will be featured in advertising and posters as well as receive a prominent position in the exhibition.

 

Featured Tee Shirt Design: One image will be selected as the image for our 2017 Exhibition Tee Shirt on sale at the exhibition. The image will have the appropriate attribution, and specific permission to use the image will be requested. The artist will receive one of the tee shirts.

 

Young Artists: Young Artists will receive Certificates of Participation in the Contest. School educators entering work by their class (individual or collaborative group pieces) will be offered a symbolic adoption of an ape residing at the Center for Great Apes.

Plus entrants will have the satisfaction of knowing that 100 percent of their entry donation of $35 for two pieces of art ($5 per single piece for Young Artists) is going directly to support the wonderful work of the Center for Great Apes. Endangered: Art4Apes and the Center for Great Apes are tremendously grateful to all artists who support the contest.

 

ENTER NOW!
Deadline 15th October, 2017

http://www.juriedartservices.com/index.php?content=event_info&event_id=1250

Questions? Lindsey@Art4Apes.com

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Rickie Leiter, Publisher

Rickie@therickiereport.com   561-537-0291

17019 SW Sapri Way   Port St. Lucie, FL 34986

Call For Art And Photography For 5th Annual “Endangered” Art4Apes 2017 Contest – Cash Prizes And Awards

The 5th Annual “Endangered” Art4Apes exhibition will take place during Art Basel in Miami. This year’s contest builds on the success of last year’s ENDANGERED Art & Photography Contest which saw a sharp rise in the quality of the entries and subsequent exhibitions in Miami, Florida and Southwell, UK. The quality of the original artwork, photography and wearable artwork in these shows has been “museum quality”.  The Rickie Report shares the details of the Call For Art and Photography and Wearable Art  and some peeks at previous participants.  The Deadline for this prestigious exhibit is October 8, 2017.  Entries are open to Young Artists and Adult Artists.

 

 

 

 

Call to Artists and Photographers

Enter the 2017

 

“ENDANGERED”

Fine Art & Photography Contest

The 5th annual ENDANGERED Fine Art & Photography Contest is now open and accepting entries at:

http://www.juriedartservices.com/index.php?content=event_info&event_id=1250

 

Deadline for submission is 8th October 2017.

This year’s contest builds on the success of last year’s ENDANGERED Art & Photography Contest which saw a sharp rise in the quality of the entries and subsequent exhibitions in Miami, Florida and Southwell, UK. We received many compliments on the quality of the work in the shows with some pieces being appreciated as “museum quality”.

 

“Leitah” Sculpture covered with Ammo by Mary Engel. All Rights Reserved.

 

 

We are thrilled that the ENDANGERED Contest is attracting artists and photographers of the highest caliber. In recognition of the high standard of entries we are retitling the contest as:

The ENDANGERED Fine Art & Photography Contest.

It is wonderful to see fine artists and fine art photographers focusing on the issues facing endangered/threatened species or habitats. We are grateful that they use their creativity and skill to draw attention to these critical issues. We would like to encourage all fine artists and fine art photographers to enter the contest and we will continue to do our best to publicize their art and the issues that their work highlights.

 

 

This global, juried, online contest aims to focus attention on the plight of endangered /threatened species or habitats. The challenge is to interpret or reflect ENDANGERED through either

  • Celebration of the beauty of endangered/threatened species or habitats
    and/or
  • Illustration of the threats facing endangered/threatened species or habitats.

 

Please note – species do not have to be formally listed as endangered in order to be eligible for this contest as long as an element of threat exists.

 

 

“Harambe”  Acrylic painting by Lise Yust.  All Rights Reserved.

 

 

Enter now!

http://www.juriedartservices.com/index.php?content=event_info&event_id=1250

Questions? Lindsey@Art4Apes.com

 

Why Enter the Contest?

Here are some of the reasons to enter the ENDANGERED Fine Art & Photography Contest:
Cash Prizes for winners. A total of $7,000 in prize money is awarded.
Places In The Exhibition in Miami during Art Basel week are offered to the best pieces entered. We show approximately 50 pieces. All artists are encouraged to attend and invite their friends to the evening receptions.
Wearable Art and Jewelry pieces selected for exhibition in Miami will be photographed on a model against a green screen with appropriate background. Photographs will be made available to the artists.

 

Shark Shawl by Kate Ford, modeled by Alyson Sichenzia. All Rights Reserved.

Exposure: Every entry will be shown on our website in strict order of submission over the course of a year.

Social Media: Every entry will be posted to Facebook, Instagram and Twitter in strict order of submission over the course of a year. We boost a selection of the pieces posted to Facebook so that they reach a larger audience. Additionally, from time to time selected images of orangutans and chimpanzees will be featured on the Center for Great Apes Facebook page, with appropriate attribution.

 

Curator’s Choice: Each year the Curator selects and purchases her choice of a piece either from the Contest or from the Show.

 

Advertising Features: Selected pieces will be offered a place in our advertising campaigns both online and in print media. This has the potential to present your work to a new and broad audience. Specific permission will be sought in advance and the image will be used with the title, artist’s name and All Rights Reserved.

 

 

“Mountain Gazelles” Photograph by Kristen Hines. All Rights Reserved.

Special Prizes: A Family Membership of the Center for Great Apes will be awarded for the best image of an orangutan or chimpanzee to be chosen by Patti Ragan, Founder and President of CGA.
The book Tropical Flowers by Eileen Johnson, Founder and Creative Director of FlowerSchool New York, will be awarded for the best image of a flower or landscape.

Miami Exhibition Theme: One or two images will be offered the opportunity of being the theme for the Miami exhibition and will be featured in advertising and posters as well as receive a prominent position in the exhibition.

 

 

Featured Tee Shirt Design: One image will be selected as the image for our 2017 Exhibition Tee Shirt on sale at the exhibition. The image will have the appropriate attribution, and specific permission to use the image will be requested. The artist will receive one of the tee shirts.

 

“Grape Ape” Recycled paint and card by Young Artists Scout Dingman, Sidney Scholl, Sophie Brandimarte, James Gorman and Gracie Gorman. All Rights Reserved. Tee shirt design ENDANGERED Fine Art & Photography Exhibition 2016.

 

 

Young Artists: Young Artists will receive Certificates of Participation in the Contest. School educators entering work by their class (individual or collaborative group pieces) will be offered a symbolic adoption of an ape residing at the Center for Great Apes.

Plus entrants will have the satisfaction of knowing that 100 percent of their entry donation of $35 for two pieces of art ($5 per single piece for Young Artists) is going directly to support the wonderful work of the Center for Great Apes. Endangered: Art4Apes and the Center for Great Apes are tremendously grateful to all artists who support the contest.

 

Enter now! http://www.juriedartservices.com/index.php?content=event_info&event_id=1250

 

Questions? Lindsey@Art4Apes.com

Contest Entry and Prize Money

To facilitate artists entering more of their work, we have adjusted our entry procedure so that now two images (i.e. two different pieces of art) can be submitted for the single entry fee of $35.
We have increased the prize money offered in the two major categories of Fine Art (including Wearable Art, Jewelry and Sculpture) and Fine Art Photography. A total of $3,250 will be awarded in both categories. Prize-winning art plus an invited selection of other entries of significant merit will be exhibited in Miami during Art Week December 6-9th, 2017.
Young Artists with birthdays on or after October 1st, 1998, are encouraged to enter their work in the Young Artists Category. We will accept individual or class/group entries. Young Artist entries should be accompanied by a donation of $5 for each entry. We offer discounts to educators wishing to involve their classes in the contest. A total of $500 in prize money will be awarded in this category.

 

 

 

Exhibition in Miami

The ENDANGERED Fine Art & Photography Exhibition will be held December 6-9th at the offices of Dade Heritage Trust, 190 Southeast 12th Terrace, Miami 33131. We are grateful to Christine Rupp, Director of the Dade Heritage Trust for her support and for allowing us to stage our show in this historic building. The building has a newly fitted gallery space, with ample parking nearby, restaurants, a great view and a fabulous terrace.

Entries will be selected for the exhibition based on:

The judge’s scores
How the work fits in the space available and in the context of a coherent, curated exhibition.

 

Photography © Jon Norris 2016.  All Rights Reserved.

Enter now! http://www.juriedartservices.com/index.php?content=event_info&event_id=1250
Questions? Lindsey@Art4Apes.com

 

Proceeds

All proceeds from the contest and exhibition support the Center for Great Apes. The Center for Great Apes’ mission is to provide a permanent sanctuary for orangutans and chimpanzees who have been rescued or retired from the entertainment industry, from research, or who are no longer wanted as pets. The Center provides care with dignity in a safe, healthy, and enriching environment for great apes in need of lifetime care. Please visit their website to learn more http://www.CenterForGreatApes.org.

 

 

ALL donations, including contest entry fees, go directly to support the Center. All ENDANGERED events are funded either through commercial sponsorship or through private donations.

The Center for Great Apes is solely the beneficiary of the funds from this Contest; it has no role in the organization or management of this contest. The Center for Great Apes cannot be held responsible for any issue related to this Contest.

 

“Louie”  Photograph by Phoenix.  All Rights Reserved.

Enter now! http://www.juriedartservices.com/index.php?content=event_info&event_id=1250

Questions? Lindsey@Art4Apes.com

Deadline for submission is 8th October 2017.

 

 

 

For coverage of your events, to place an advertisement, or speak to Rickie about appearing in The Rickie Report, contact:

Rickie Leiter, Publisher

Rickie@therickiereport.com   561-537-0291

17019 SW Sapri Way   Port St. Lucie, FL 34986