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Artist Opportunities (Call For Entries) with June 2019 Deadline

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A listing of art calls for entry and artist opportunities that end in June 2019

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How to Write an Artist Biography

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While an artist resume and artist CV may seem similar to many artists, the artist bio is quite a bit different. The biography serves more as a story rather than the credentials.

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How to Get Artist Grants & Funding in 2019

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The question 'how can I get an artist grant?' is often encountered by artists applying for a grant. Grants in business can be supportive to your income, helping you pay for studio spaces, artwork tools, and sometimes even rent.

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Artist Opportunities With Deadline Of May 2019

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These artist opportunities have a deadline of May 2019. All of the call for entries for each of the artists opportunities listed here will be ending in May 2019!

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How to Promote Your Artwork on Instagram

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The artist Ashley Longshore sells her artwork for at least $30,000 on Instagram and accordingly says, "I can post a painting and it will sell before the paint is dry."

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Guide to Online Artwork Marketing for Artists

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To some extent it is disappointing to live in a world filled with opportunities when you don't have the know-how to dive through it and attract clients. Digital marketing plays a significant role on growing businesses, even those related to art.

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How to Avoid Burnouts and Creative Slumps as an Artist

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At one point or another we usually witness in our lives a kind of burnout or slump. No one ever wants it to happen to them, but usually it does. So how can we avoid these unwanted issues when there are a lot of factors that inevitably lead to them?

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Version 4.2 Released

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We've released Version 4.2 which has the following features and updates.  As always, we're constantly implementing user featured requests and new features, so shoot us a message with any new features you'd like to see! Rename "Registration Fee" to "One-Time Fee&qu...

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Artist Opportunities for April 2019

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A listing of artist opportunities that are closing this April 2019

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Version 4.1 Released

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Version 4.1 is hot off the press.  Here's the list of new features: - New 'judge' user type with ability to view juried-in works, favorite works, and assign awards to submissions - New 'Support Ticket' system for call admins to interface with ArtCall.org support via the ...

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Version 4.0 Released

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We've released Version 4.0 which brings several enhancements and features.  Also we're happy to announce we're making our "ORG Sites" offering completely FREE!  You can request ORG site setup and see all the features it offers under the "Organization Sites" ...

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Version 3.9 Released

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We've just released verison 3.9 of ArtCall.org.  The major upgrade in this version is a brand new front and backend template!  Below is the the shortlist of features: Brand new front and backend template (new theme and enhanced prompts for users) New custom field type Date (allow...

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Version 3.8 Released

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We've released version 3.8, which brings several major features.  Here is the shortlist of features, but scroll down to get a more detailed explanation about some of the more major features and changes. Shortlist - Make user agreements optional to view by Jurors - Updated user submission...

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Version 3.7 Released

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We've released version 3.7 which add one major feature along with several minor bug fixes and enhancements.  - User Agreements.  Admin users can create user agreement PDF's that individual users must download, fill-out, and re-submit.  These agreements are tied to the user ...

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Websites For Artists

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We get quite a few questions about having more features for buying and selling of artwork and managing websites for artists and galleries.  We have a few features within ArtCall.org that allow for web galleries to sell artwork and manage buyers, but the functionality is somewhat limited.  ...

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Festival Management Software

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Festival Management Software Features for Arts & Craft Fairs     Festivals, fairs, craft shows, and other event types can leverage ArtCall.org's 'festival' call type. In addition to the full set of features available for standard calls, fes...

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Version 3.6 Released

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We've released version 3.6, which several major features alongside many minor enhancements.  Jump to the bottom to get the quick overview of the changes. Public Voting Feature Calls can now enable 'public voting', which will enable any website visitor to the 'web gallery&#...

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Version 3.5 Released

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We've released version 3.5, which beings several requested features and many enhancements.  In no particular order: - New print master view - Ability to mark submissions as 'Checked Out' for tracking artwork pickup - Icon notification of jury email delivery failure. - Decrease...

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Version 3.4 Released

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We've released version 3.4 which brings the following features to all live and demo calls: Auto Awards Slideshow Signature Waivers User Profile Image Uploads Booth Map Generator (to scale) First & Last pagination links on submissions & users views Choose which fields appear...

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Version 3.3 Released

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Version 3.3 is a major update.  We've added some fundamentals to be able to allow calls to also enable member management.  We've introcuded the following new features: Admin user can add users and new submissions for users after regardless of submission timeframe. Ability to ...

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