Calling All Artists

Submitted by The Paseo, Taos Center for the Arts, and Music From Angel Fire

Straight from their press releases, here are three calls for artists to submit artwork for upcoming exhibitions/events, presented in order of submission deadlines.

Opening reception of TCA's Members' Open exhibit in 2015
Opening reception of TCA’s Members’ Open exhibit in 2015

TCA Members Open Exhibition

Encore and Stables Galleries: January 21 to February 28, 2016

Tuesday, January 19th, 10am to 1pm – Drop off art work at Stables Gallery (Learn more online.)
Thursday, January 21th – Opening reception honoring the artists from 4-6 pm
Monday, February 29th, 10am to 1pm – Pick up art work at Stables Gallery/Encore

Must be a member of TCA to participate; update membership before drop off date.
Exhibition is open to emerging as well as established artists.
Media: drawing, painting, printmaking, sculpture, mixed media and photography.
All accepted work must be original and created within the last two years and be ready to hang.
Work must be no larger than 35” in width, including frame if framed.
Artist may submit one piece.
All work will be available for purchase during the exhibit. Artwork sold through the TCA is tax free.
Artist will receive 60% of retail sales price and TCA will retain a commission of 40% if work is sold.
TCA has limited security at the gallery and artwork is not insured; all art is hung at artist’s risk.
Open Hours for Exhibit will depend on personnel and volunteers. Artists are encouraged to provide one day each to gallery sit.
Art will be shown in both the Stables and Encore Galleries.

Submit work at the Stables Gallery on Tuesday, January 19th from 10am to 1pm with information as noted below attached to work. For further information contact exhibition curators, Janie Farmer ( or Judith Kendall ( or call TCA at 758-2052.


Sabrina Barrios, a Paseo 2015 artist.
Sabrina Barrios, a Paseo 2015 artist.

The PASEO outdoor art festival
announces open call for 2016

The PASEO, a festival dedicated to bringing the art of installation, performance and projection to the streets of Taos, New Mexico, announces its open international call for entries for the PASEO 2016. The PASEO engages the community in the art making process during its annual two-day outdoor event, set in the high desert of Taos, New Mexico. The PASEO 2016 is scheduled for Friday and Saturday evening, September 23rd and 24th, 2016, in collaboration with the Taos Fall Arts Festival.

The PASEO is seeking installations, projection, and/or performance art that can be installed, shown, projected and/or performed outdoors for this two-day outdoor art festival located in the Taos Downtown Historic District. Art must be designed for outdoor and nighttime viewing. Artists must be on site 5pm-10pm daily, September 23rd and 24th.

This juried open call will close on March 15, 2016. In addition to showing work, PASEO 2016 artists are encouraged to offer daytime workshops, lectures or offer a LAB in the STEMarts LAB @ The PASEO – our youth component of the festival. Information can be found on the call.

Learn more about the PASEO at
Submit an entry.
Questions or general inquires can be emailed to

Kyle Evans with his PASEO 2015 installation, de/Rastra
Kyle Evans with his PASEO 2015 installation, de/Rastra


Music from Angel Fire program books from 2015, 2011 and 2010
Music from Angel Fire program books from 2015, 2011 and 2010

Music from Angel Fire
Launches 2016 Art Competition

This year Music from Angel Fire launches its second annual juried art competition designed to recognize artistic talent in northern New Mexico. One artist will be selected and the winning work will be featured on the cover of the 2016 Summer Festival program book, a publication distributed at all festival concerts from August 19-September 4, 2016.

This year’s entries may be submitted by part- or full-time residents of Taos County and will be judged by a panel of five jurors. (The competition alternates each year between artists residing in Colfax and Taos Counties.) The winning artist will also have the opportunity to display and sell their work at the Angel Fire Community Center throughout the festival.

The submitted work must have been completed in the last two years and artists are invited to submit artwork created in 2D or 3D, including painting (any medium), photography, pottery and sculpture. A $20 non-application fee is required.

Deadline for submission is March 25, 2016. Full details for art submission can be found online at




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