International
Call for Artists
Dec15

Premio O.R.A. Open Call for Artists. 15 Opportunities

Artists of all nationalities can apply with no restrictions on age, thinking, technique or any other factor. The jury of O.R.A. comprises 15 professional Italian art galleries and art institutions interested in discovering new projects to be exhibited. Each of the 15 galleries in the selection panel, located in the most important areas for contemporary art in Italy, will choose one artist to realise a solo show. The exhibition can be a prelude to a long-lasting collaboration (many of the artists who were selected in the previous editions now work permanently with the galleries that awarded them). The galleries choose their winners freely and autonomously and are just required to select artists with whom they have never previously worked. All the exhibitions will open in 2018. Apply online. Registration is 40 euro and allows the registration of one work. It is possible to enter an unlimited number of works; each image has a cost of only 5 Euro. Deadline: December 15, 2017. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Dec15

Open - Call for Entry - Online Art Show

Colors of Humanity Art Gallery seeks entries for an online art exhibition, January 1-31, 2018. Cash prizes will be given. The theme is open. As one year closes and a new one begins, it opens all of us up to new possibilities, hopes, and dreams. Therefore, we want to give artists an opportunity to show their best 2D work in any medium and style without barriers. We will be donating 10% of all entry fees from this show to Feed the Children which provides nourishing meals every day to more than 350,000 children. All artists 18 and over may enter. 2D works in all types of media. $20 for 1 or 2 pieces (You may enter more than once). Deadline: December 15, 2017. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Dec16

Dave Bown Projects - 15th Semiannual Competition

Dave Bown Projects announces a call to artists for an online art competition. $5,000 in cash prizes. Jurors: Alison Ferris, Senior Curator, Des Moines Art Center; Rachel Gustafson, Assistant Curator, Norton Museum of Art. This competition is open to all visual artists who are 18 years of age or older. All styles, mediums, and themes are eligible. Deadline: December 16, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call +1 (917) 365-5265.
Regional
Call for Artists
Dec18

Woman Made Midwest Open

Woman Made Gallery in Chicago invites all female identified artists residing in one of the twelve Midwestern States to submit artwork for an open themed exhibition, March 2-24, 2018. Awards: 1st place $300, 2nd place $100, 3rd place, Honorable Mention. Juror: Deb Flagel, WMG Executive Director. States include: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. All themes, styles, and media will be considered. Currently created artwork that explores or challenges conceptual and material boundaries is strongly encouraged. $30 entry fee. Deadline: December 18, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 312-738-0400.
International
Call for Artists
Dec18

12th Arte Laguna Prize: Deadline Extended to December 18

The Cultural Association MoCA announces a call to artists for the Arte Laguna Prize. The finalists exhibition takes place March 17 - April 8, 2018 at the Arsenale of Venice in Venice, Italy. Awards: 35,000 euro prize money, 3 Gallery exhibitions, 3 collaborations with companies, 11 Art Residencies, 3 Festivals. Curator and head of Jury: Igor Zanti. Jury composed of 10 international art experts, museum directors, curators. Open to artists worldwide in the categories: painting, sculpture and installation, photographic art, video art and short films, performance, virtual art, digital graphics, land art and this year's new entry, urban art. The theme is free and there are no age or nationality restrictions. 55 euro for 1 work; 50 euro for every additional work; reduced fee for under 25 artists. Deadline: December 18, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call +390415937242.
International
Call for Artists
Dec19

Call For Entry | Theme: The Shadow Aspect

Praxis Gallery in Minneapolis, MN announces a call to artists for a juried photography exhibition, January 19th - February 17th, 2018. A Juror's Choice and Three Honorable mentions will be awarded by the juror and featured in the exhibition, the show catalog and online gallery. Juror: Ross Anderson. Praxis Gallery seeks the submission of photographic art that explores the formal, conceptual and metaphoric implications of the shadow in photography. Open to amateur and professional photographers worldwide. All genres, capture types, color and black & white, traditional and non-traditional photographic and digital post-production processes are welcome. $35.00 for five images - $5.00 for each additional. Deadline: December 19, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 612-728-5520.
International
Call for Artists
Dec20

Women Artists International Art Competition

Fusion Art announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition, January 15 - April 14, 2018. Worldwide publicity and promotion for winning artists. Juror: Chris Hoffman. Fusion Art is celebrating Women Artists and invites both 2D and 3D submissions from women artists, only, regardless of their location or their experience or education in the art field. This is an international open competition and so any subject matter and any medium is acceptable. The work can range from realism to surrealism to abstraction and all women artists, over the age of 18, are encouraged to submit their best 2D and 3D representational and non-representational art and photography. $35 for up to 5 images. Deadline: December 20, 2017. More info. Contact: email
National
Call for Artists
Dec22

2018 Pinecrest Gardens Fine Arts Festival

Pinecrest Gardens seeks artists for its annual fine arts festival, held January 20 & 21, 2018 in Pinecrest, Florida. Best in Show/Best in Each Category. Fine Art Only. Sculpture, Metal, Wood, Ceramics, Mixed Media, Painting: Acrylic, Oil, & Watercolor, Graphics, Jewelry, Photography and Fiber. $25 application fee. Deadline: December 22, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 305-669-6990.
International
Call for Artists
Dec27

7th Annual "All Women" Online Art Exhibition

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery seeks entries for an online art exhibition, January 1-31, 2018. Extensive worldwide publicity & promotion, 1000+ press releases + Artsy.net listing for winning artists. Juror: John R Math. 2D & 3D Art (including photography) accepted. Amateur & professional (women artists only). International - no geographic restrictions. There is no theme for this art competition. $15.00 up to 2 entries & $25.00 up to 5 entries - early entry & student discounts too. Deadline: December 27, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 888-490-3530 toll free.
International
Call for Artists
Dec27

3rd Annual "Animal Kingdom" Art Competition

Fusion Art seeks entries for an online art exhibition, January 1-31, 2018. Cash Prizes for top 3 winners in each category / Best in Show winners invited to 3rd annual group show in Palm Springs in 2018. Juror: Chris Hoffman. For this art competition, artists are encouraged to share their artistic vision and interpretation of animals, both domestic and wild. All artists over the age of 18, regardless of location or experience, are encouraged to submit their best representational or abstract animal art and photography. $30 for up to 3 images / $45 for up to 5 images. Deadline: December 27, 2017. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Dec30

"Drawing 2017" Call for Exhibit & Grant Opportunity at Gallery 25N

Art-Competition.net announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition at Gallery 25N. The curators are looking for drawings of any subject that are created traditionally or experimentally. Drawing is the original art and language of man and continues to allow us to communicate what we see and feel. A drawing can be formal and refined or expressive and energetic; it can capture our thoughts with doodling, marks, lines or shaded areas expressing our external world and our individual thoughts. It is a record of who we are as humans and our need to connect with each other. Entries must be drawings in any medium including digital and experimental mediums. $25 entry fee. Deadline: December 30, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 845-260-5665.
National
Call for Artists
Dec30

Meowzy

3 Square Art Gallery in Fort Collins, CO announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, January 18 - February 16, 2018. 3SA Gold Award: $200, 3SA Silver Award: $100, Honorable mentions. Open to all media. $38 for 3 images, $5 for additional work (up to 5). Deadline: December 30, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 970-373-5880.
International
Call for Artists
Dec31

The 13th International Drawing Annual

Manifest announces a call to artists for its annual award winning INDA collection of recent contemporary drawings, now in its thirteenth volume. $2,000 in cash awards, $1,200 First Place. Submissions are expected to vary, from the most academic to the most experimental. All included artists receive a complimentary copy of the finished book. $40 for up 3 entries, $10 for each additional entry. Deadline: December 31, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 513-861-3638.
International
Call for Artists
Dec31

Midwest Center for Photography Juried Exhibition

The Midwest Center for Photography in Wichita, Kansas announces a call to artists for a juried photography exhibition, January 26 - February 9, 2018. Juror: Linda Robinson, Gallery Director, MWCP. This is an annual subject-matter based exhibition for photographers to focus on getting out their best photographs from the various genres and compete for the awards: $500 in Director's Choice Awards, $100 for each of the five categories: People, Places, Still-Life, Abstract, Concept. Open to all photographers internationally. Selection will be based upon the creative merit of the individual images submitted by each photographer, theme based entries are not necessary. To enter, submit JPEG files via email, based upon the guidelines in the online form. $40 entry fee. Deadline: December 31, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 316-269-1250.
International
Call for Artists
Dec31

Kingsbrae International Residence for the Arts - KIRA 2018

Artists are invited to apply for the Kingsbrae International Residence for the Arts in St Andrews, New Brunswick, Canada. Applications are open to a range of disciplines and types of artists including, but not limited to, the visual arts, music/composition, new media, and interdisciplinary arts. Artists from all levels in their career who exhibit a strong professional work ethic and a collaborative attitude may apply. $10 Canadian dollars. Deadline: December 31, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 506-529-8281.
Regional
Call for Artists
Dec31

New American Paintings 2017 Southern Competition

New American Paintings is a museum-quality, soft-cover art periodical, published bimonthly by The Open Studios Press. Each 176 page volume is a regional exhibition-in-print, selling for $20 at 1,500 bookstores, museum shops and art supply stores nationwide. The books have become periodical resources for collectors and art world professionals. The competition's 40 winners will appear in the June/July 2018 edition of New American Paintings. Now accepting entries from: AL, AR, DC, FL, GA, KY, LA, MD, MS, NC, SC, TN, VA, and WV. We define the activity of painting broadly, and all styles and media are welcome, as long as the work is singular. Juror: Katie Pfohl, Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, New Orleans Museum of Art. $50 entry fee. Deadline: December 31, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 617-778-5265.
International
Call for Artists
Dec31

The Gateway International Painting Competition

Any painter over 18 years of age living anywhere in the world may enter this online painting competition. $1,000.00 Cash to Best in Show winner. Juror: Kathie Odom, professional artist (https://kathieodom.com). Paintings: your high resolution image of any 2-D work created by you in physical media such as oil, watercolor, pastel, pencil, ink, charcoal, acrylic, and mixed media. (No digital art, no photography-- no work area /background showing--no frames). $25 one time annual registration; $10 per painting entered. Enter any number of paintings. Deadline: December 31, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 928-282-4326.
National
Call for Artists
Dec31

StoriesToArt 2017 Call for Artists

StoriesToArt is accepting 300 artists through a juried application process to exhibit and sell work on a unique platform. Artists are judged on a first-come, first-served basis. We welcome distinguished artists from every field, and recent art school graduates are encouraged to apply. Free entry w/ code: freebie1117. Deadline: December 31, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 571-344-0082.
International
Call for Artists
Jan1

Staring Into Space: A MACAA International Online Exhibition

The Mid-America College Art Association seeks entries for an online art exhibition, to be held February 20 - June 30, 2018. Awards for Best in Show, Second Place, Honorable Mention, Student Travel Scholarship. Juror: Behnaz Farahi. MACAA invites artists working in any digital medium (photography, video, digital renderings, virtual reality, GIFs, and web art) to submit work that engages with the deceptive space of the digital platform, complicates and questions traditional dimensions, and/or engages with the potential infiniteness of the digital space. $5 per image. Deadline: January 1, 2018. More info. Contact: email
National
Call for Artists
Jan2

52nd Founders Juried Awards Exhibition

The Naples Art Association announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, February 24 - March 25, 2018 in Naples, Florida. Nine cash awards totaling $3,500. Three Jurors: Joan Kropf, Deputy Director and Curator of Collections, The Dalí Museum, St. Petersburg, Florida; Olu Oguibe, Artist, Rockville, Connecticut; Frank Verpoorten, Director and Chief Curator, The Baker Museum, Naples, Florida. Open to two and three-dimensional artwork in any media by artists residing in the United States. Enter one or two original artworks created after Jan. 1, 2014. $29 for up to two artworks. Deadline: January 2, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 239-262-6517.
National
Call for Artists
Jan5

Art City: Austin Fine Art Festival

Art Alliance Austin seeks artists for the Art City Austin Fine Arts Festival, April 13-15 at the Palmer Event Center in Austin, TX. Up to $5000 will be awarded. Eligible media include: 2-D Mixed Media, 3-D Mixed Media, Ceramics, Fiber, Glass, Graphics/Printmaking/Drawing, Jewelry, Metalwork, Painting, Photography/Digital Art, Sculpture, and Woodwork. $35 application fee. Deadline: January 5, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call (512)609-8587.
Regional
Call for Artists
Jan5

Regional Showcase (Open Call): Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana Artists!

Manifest in Cincinnati, Ohio announces a competitive open call to artists for an upcoming art exhibition, March 9 - April 6, 2018. The exhibit has no predefined expectation for type or style of work to be considered or selected. Open to professionals and students alike, with the only limitation being that entries must represent original works and be made by artists currently living in Kentucky, Indiana or Ohio. $40 for 1-3 entries, $10 per each additional. Deadline: January 5, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 513-861-3638.
International
Call for Artists
Jan5

Online Solo Art Exhibition Opportunity

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition. Extensive worldwide publicity & promotion, 1000+ press releases + Artsy.net listing for winning artists. Juror: John R Math. Artists age 18+ amateur or professional 2D and 3D art (including photography & digital) with no geographic restrictions. $25 for up to 5 entries. Deadline: January 5, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 888-490-3530.
National
Call for Artists
Jan5

SEEN 11 Photography Competition and Show

Studio Altius in St. Louis, MO is inviting photographers to submit artwork for their 11th Annual SEEN photography exhibition, March 10-24, 2018. Best in Show- $600; 2nd- $250; 3rd- $150; Photographer of the Year- $200; Purchase Award - var; People's Choice- $100; Showcase- $100. Photography or photography based digital art created in the calendar year 2017 is allowed. $10 per image. Deadline: January 5, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 314-769-9769.
International
Call for Artists
Jan8

2018 Two of Hearts

Las Laguna Gallery in Laguna Beach, CA announces a call to artists for an upcoming art exhibition, February 1-24, 2018. Juror: Lori McBride. We are looking for works of art that not only evoke the various feelings of love (passion, affection, lust, tenderness, infatuation, etc.), but also can include literal images of hearts themselves. We invite the artist to take a conceptual, literal or emotional approach on matters of the heart. In addition to portrayals of the heart, we ask, what do you love? All media accepted, from photography to fabric, mixed media, fiber arts, all paintings, drawings including, oil, acrylic, ink, graphite, pastels, and more. All artists, of all ages, professional and amateur are encouraged to submit. We do not have a limitation on sizes of work but have found works over 60 inches to be costly for shipping and recommend sizes that are manageable. $35 for 3 submissions, or $35 for one then $2 each additional. If you want to submit more than three images use this link or if you want to submit 3 or less use this link. Deadline: January 8, 2018. Contact: email or call 949-667-1803.
International
Call for Artists
Jan8

Photographic call for entry "chair"

A Smith Gallery in Johnson City, Texas seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, February 16 to March 25, 2018. Awards are $325 for Juror's Award, $250 for Director's Award, Honorable Mentions each receiving an exhibition catalogue, and $100 for Visitors' Award. Juror will be S Gayle Stevens, award winning fine art photographer and instructor. Photographers of all levels are invited to submit work reflecting the theme "chair" : arm, bench, cathedra, saddle, recliner, rocking, throne, papasan, wicker, wing, club, adirondack, barber, café, bombay, Bauhaus, chaise, Eames, musical, director's, electric, hassock, butterfly, inflatable, high, lawn, tuffet, stool, folding, beanbag. Fifty to fifty five images will be selected and shown in the main gallery. A Blurb full color catalogue with all the accepted entries will be available for purchase. $35 for the first 5 images and $6 for each additional image. Entries of 11 or more images are entitled to a review of submitted entry images by the gallery directors. Deadline: January 8, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 512-422-4080.
International
Call for Artists
Jan8

Aspire: An Open Call for Art About Dreams

Manifest in Cincinnati, Ohio announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, March 9 - April 6, 2018. For this exhibit Manifest seeks works of visual art which represent, suggest, or elicit the notion of hopes, ambitions, goals, or forward-looking dreams. This may be in the form of narrative, symbolic, or suggestive works. Abstract, poetic expressions of the theme are welcome alongside those of technical or literal representations. Open to professionals and students alike with no predetermined theme, style or media of works to be selected. $40 for 1-3 entries, $10 per each additional. Deadline: January 8, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 513-861-3638.
National
Call for Artists
Jan10

Studio Visit - Winter 2017-18 Competition

Studio Visit is a series of juried artist books. Since 2008 we have offered artists a new and effective venue through which to introduce their work to a serious national audience of art world professionals. Each high quality volume of Studio Visit features approximately 150 artists, who have been selected by professional curators. Selected artists will be given one full color spread that includes an image, contact information and a brief artist statement, which will be published in two volumes of Studio Visit scheduled to be released in the Summer of 2018. Distribution to 2,000 of the nation's top galleries and curators. Published artists will receive a complimentary issue and a discount on additional copies. Juror: Lisa Crossman, Curator, Fitchburg Art Museum. All fine art mediums accepted! Enter 1 image for free! Or submit additional images for $5 each, up to 8 images. Accepted artists will be responsible for a $260 production and distribution fee. Deadline: January 10, 2018 (midnight EST). More info. Contact: email or call 617-778-5265.
International
Call for Artists
Jan10

Black and White: 2018

Black Box Gallery in Portland, Oregon seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, February 1-20, 2018. Juror: Todd Johnson. 24 photographs will be selected by the juror for exhibiton at the gallery. An additional 30 photographs will be selected for an online exhibition. Open to all photographers. $35 entry fee. Deadline: January 10, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 503-804-5032.
International
Call for Artists
Jan10

Landscapes Photography Call for Entry

The Center for Fine Art Photography seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, May 18 - June 16, 2018 in Fort Collins, Colorado. Juror's Award: $400, Director's Award: $200, Honorable Mentions. Juror: Allie Haeusslein. Open to all photographers world wide, both amateur and professional. The Center invites photographers working in all mediums, styles and schools of thought to participate. Images of all sizes are eligible. Members: $24 for the first three images. Non-Members: $38 for the first three images. Deadline: January 10, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 970-224-1010.
International
Call for Artists
Jan11

Photographic call for entry "Being Set Free"

A Smith Gallery in Johnson City, Texas seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, February 23 to April 15, 2018. $675 in awards. Jurors: Karen Divine, Amanda Smith, Melanie Walker, Petra Perkins and Kevin Tully. Photographers of all levels are invited to submit work reflecting the theme "Being Set Free." The unique project Being Set Free is one in which artists evolve their digital artworks to achieve self-healing and personal discovery. A short contextual 'story' of no more than 150 words, written by the artist, should accompany each image. Thirty to thirty five images will be selected for exhibition. A Blurb full color catalogue of the exhibit with all the accepted entries will be available for purchase. Entry fee: $35 for the first 5 images and $6 for each additional image. Deadline: January 11, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 512-422-4080.
International
Call for Artists
Jan11

Call for Artists: The Body Language - ITS LIQUID International Art Show

ITS LIQUID Group, in collaboration with Venice Events, is selecting all interesting photos, paintings, video art works, installations/ sculptures and performance art works to include in the next event that will be held in Venice, at the new art gallery THE ROOM Contemporary Art Space, February 1 to March 1, 2018, during the period of Venice Carnival 2018. The Show is organized and curated by Arch. Luca Curci (director of ITS LIQUID Group). Selection is open to video art, photography, painting, sculpture/installation, art performance and experimental dance. Artists, photographers, video makers and performers are invited to submit their works and projects by e-mail to lucacurci@lucacurci.com. Participation requires an entry fee for selected artworks. Deadline: Deadline: January 11, 2018. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Jan11

Call for Artists: Liquid Rooms - The Labyrinth

It's LIQUID Group, in collaboration with Cà Zanardi, is selecting all interesting photos, paintings, video art works, installations/ sculptures and performance art works to include in the next event that will be held in Venice, at Palazzo Cà Zanardi, February 15 to March 15, 2018. The exhibit is organized and curated by Arch. Luca Curci (director of ITS LIQUID Group) and Andrea Chinellato (director of Palazzo Cà Zanardi). Selection is open to video art, photography, painting, sculpture/ installation, art performance and experimental dance. Artists, photographers, video makers and performers are invited to submit their works and projects by e-mail to lucacurci@lucacurci.com. Participation requires an entry fee for selected artworks. Deadline: Deadline: January 11, 2018. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Jan11

Open a New Year

Bauhaus Prairie Art Gallery announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition, January 14 - February 16, 2018. Best of Show - $75, First Place - $50, Second Place - $25, Third Place $25 and Fourth Place - $25. Jurors: Margee Gaeddert & Caryl Morgan. Start the new year by exhibiting your unique creativity. Traditional, abstract or experimental entries can be 2 or 3-dimensional, any media and any subject: photography in black and white or vivid color, drawing, painting, printmaking, mixed media or sculpture. Photos of installations may be entered. You must be 18 to enter. 3 entries for $30. Deadline: January 11, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 580-362-3611.
International
Call for Artists
Jan14

2018 Call for Proposals, Roman J Witt Residency Program

Both established and emerging artists/ designers are invited to apply for the Witt Residency at the Stamps School of Art & Design in Ann Arbor, MI. The Witt residency provides students an alternative learning opportunity to engage with practicing artists who can make use of resources across campus, therefore the ideal candidate must value collaboration, have good social and communication skills and be interested in generating creative partnerships across disciplines. It is the goal of the Witt Residency to foster an atmosphere of inventive creative activity that extends throughout the University community. Witt Residents receive an honorarium of $20,000 for up to twelve weeks in residence served over an academic year. In addition to the honorarium, residents will be provided with housing, studio space, and up to $4,000 funding support for project materials. Apply via Slideroom: $10-15 for media uploads. Deadline: January 14, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 734-764-3464.
National
Call for Artists
Jan15

Woodstock-New Paltz Art & Crafts Fair Memorial Day Weekend

Quail Hollow Events seeks artists for a juried art & crafts fair, May 26-28, 2018 at Ulster County Fairgrounds in New Paltz, NY. Seeking fine art, fine craft, specialty foods, healthcare products, everything must be handmade with the artist/maker present. No application fee. Deadline: January 15, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 505-917-1731.
National
Call for Artists
Jan15

LENS 2018 National Juried Exhibition

Perspective Gallery in Evanston, Illinois seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, March 1 - April 1, 2018. Juror's Award: $300; 1st runner-up: $200; 2nd runner-up: $150. Juror: Paula Tognarelli, Director and Curator, Griffin Museum of Photography. All subject matter and photographic processes are welcome. $40 entry fee. Deadline: January 15, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 224-200-1155.
International
Call for Artists
Jan15

"Red" Call for Entry

Colors of Humanity Art Gallery seeks entries for an online art exhibition, February 1-28, 2018. Cash prizes will be given. Theme: "Red" - This color is symbolic for many different things and emotions. It is most commonly associated with heat, activity, passion, sexuality, anger, love, joy, and, in some cultures, it is the color of happiness. We want to see your interpretation. We will be donating 10% of all entry fees to the Red Cross. The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) is the world's largest humanitarian organization, providing assistance without discrimination as to nationality, race, religious beliefs, class or political opinions. All artists 18 and over may enter 2D works in all types of media. $20 for 1 or 2 pieces (You may enter more than once). Deadline: January 15, 2018. More info. Contact: email
National
Call for Artists
Jan16

Art on Paper: Nationally Juried Show

MFA (Maryland Federation of Art) invites all artists residing in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada and Mexico to enter its 39th annual Art on Paper competition, held March 29 - April 28 the MFA Circle Gallery in Annapolis, Maryland. Cash awards total $1000. Juror: Mary Lee Corlett, Curatorial Assistant of American and Modern Prints and Drawings at the National Gallery in Washington DC. Any original 2-D or 3-D work created on or of paper, including collage, artist book, origami, printmaking, painting, sculpture, and more, will be considered. $35 entry fee. Deadline: January 16, 2018. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 410-268-4566.
National
Call for Artists
Jan17

22nd Annual Heartland National Juried Art Show

The Tim Murphy Art Gallery in Merriam, KS announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, March 3-31, 2018. Awards: Best in Show: $1,500, Second Place: $1,000, Third Place: $500, Awards of Merit (3): $100, and Purchase Award under $900. Juror: Joseph Lorruso. Open to Watercolor, Pastel, Acrylic, Oil, Charcoal and Photography. $45 entry fee (for 3 submitted pieces). Deadline: January 17, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 913-322-5550.
National
Call for Artists
Jan17

10th Annual National Juried Exhibition

The Idaho Falls Arts Council announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, March 15, 2018 - June 3, 2018 at the Willard Arts Center in Idaho Falls, Idaho. First Place $750, Second Place $500, Third Place $250, Honorable Mentions, and Peoples' Choice. Juror: Laura Ahola-Young. Artists working in all mediums throughout the United States are invited to submit. Over 5,000 people visit the exhibition each year and artworks are included in a full color catalogue and online. Artists may submit up to three artworks for $35. Deadline: January 17, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 208-522-0471.
International
Call for Artists
Jan18

Malamegi Lab9

Malamegi announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, March 3-17 2018 in Venice, Italy. 5000,00€ total awards. The contest is addressed to professional and amateur artists, graphic designers, painters, photographers, etc. from all over the world. Entry fee starts at €40,00 for 1 artwork. Deadline: January 18, 2018. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Jan20

3rd Artist Spotlight Solo Art Competition

Fusion Art seeks entries for online solo art exhibitions. Artist Spotlight highlights individual artists who have an overall body of work to showcase. From this competition Fusion Art will select up to 9 winning artists - three traditional artists, three digital & photography artists and three 3-dimensional artists (if the gallery has received 3-dimensional entries) for individual month-long solo art exhibitions starting in February 2018. This open competition has no theme so any subject matter and media are acceptable. $35 for up to 5 images. Deadline: January 20, 2018. More info. Contact: email
Regional
Call for Artists
Jan20

Call For Juried Art: Printmakers

The Bethlehem House Contemporary Art Gallery in Bethlehem, PA announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, February 9 - April 7, 2018. 1st: $500 Cash & Featured artist in 2018 season, 2nd: $250 cash & $100 Blick Gift Certificate, 3rd: $100 cash & $100 Blick GC, Director Choice: $100 GC. Juror: Pat Badt. The competition is open for Printmaking processes, including but not limited to: relief, wood, linoleum, or metal cut, engraving, etching, intaglio, stencil, screen, lithography, monoprints, photographic monoprints or phototransfer. Works must be under 4ft in any direction and framed or gallery-wrapped and ready to hang. No entry that requires the artist to be present for moving or assembly will be accepted. $25 for up to 3 entries with an additional $10 fee per subsequent entry. Deadline: January 20, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 610-419-6262.
National
Call for Artists
Jan22

The National: Best Contemporary Photography 2018

The Fort Wayne Museum of Art (Fort Wayne, IN) seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, April 21 - July 15, 2018. 2 Museum Purchase Awards and 4 Juror's Merit Awards of $1,000 each. Jurors: Charles Shepard, Amanda Shepard, Lauren Wolfer. The National is an invitational and juried exhibition, anchored by invited artists Alan Bur Johnson, Jessica Todd Harper, Michelle Andonian, and Natalie Christensen. The exhibit will be augmented by the work of dozens more photography standouts from across the country selected for the show by jury. Open to all contemporary photography. Work submitted must have been created in the last 2 years (2016 to present). Two-dimensional work should not exceed 72 inches in any direction. Three-dimensional work should not exceed 150 pounds or 40 inches in any direction. $50 entry fee. Deadline: January 22, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 260-422-6467.
National
Call for Artists
Jan24

Material: An Exhibition of Original Fiber Artworks from Across the Country

The D'Art Center in Norfolk, Virginia announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, February 20 - March 29, 2018. 1st Place: $500.00, 2nd Place: $300.00, 3rd Place: $150. Juror: Liana Graham. This exhibition is open to all artists, 18 or older, residing in United States. All work must be original and created without the aid of an instructor or kit. Work for this exhibition is limited to fiber art only. All styles and aesthetics are considered. The d'Art Center is a public non-profit art center open to everyone; as such, the content of submissions should be appropriate for all viewers. $35 entry fee. Deadline: January 24, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 757-625-4211.
International
Call for Artists
Jan28

Women in Art

Las Laguna Gallery is seeking works from women artists for this all media exhibition, March 1-31, 2018 in Laguna Beach, CA. This is an Open Theme event. All local, national and international artists, professional and amateur will be considered in this call for art. Works in Acrylic, Airbrush, Assemblage, Charcoal, Color Pencil, Collage, Digital Art, Drawings, Encaustic, Fiber Art, Graphite, Illustration, Mixed Media, New Media, Oil, Painting, Pastel, Photography (Traditional and Digital), and Watercolor, will be considered. $35 entry fee. Deadline: January 28, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 949-667-1803.
International
Call for Artists
Jan31

F The Art World - Annual International Art Competition

Unarthodox seeks entries for F The Art World, an annual art competition where fine artists, photographers, digital artists, and sculptors compete for a chance to be exhibited in New York City for an entire week! Art that depicts a rebellious view of traditions, customs, religion, and politics. Share your visual expression and subjective interpretation. Artwork will not be judged on the technique and professional skill, but on the interpretation and depth of the subject matter. Artwork in the following disciplines is accepted: Fine Art /Mixed Media - acrylic, oil, watercolor, charcoal, photography and various other materials; Photography - digital and traditional, raw and manipulated; Sculpture; Digital Arts - computer generated art. $32 entry fee. Deadline: January 31, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 646-964-4733.
International
Call for Artists
Jan31

Neoteric Abstract VI

SlowArt Productions announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, April 5-28, 2018 at Limner Gallery in Hudson, NY. Juror: Limner Gallery Director. This exhibition is exclusively for the abstract artist and will represent a full range of abstraction, from the geometric to the lyrical, from the precise to the raw. $35 entry fee. Deadline: January 31, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 518-828-2343.
National
Call for Artists
Feb1

Equality Matters, Conversations on Gender and Race

Cox Gallery at William Woods University in Fulton, Missouri announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, March 9-30, 2018. $650 in awards. Open to all traditional and non-traditional genre and media (2D, 3D, digital). No size restrictions. Artists are invited to submit up to five artworks. All artwork needs to be ready to be hung or installed (wired). We have 10-20 pedestals available for sculptures and space is available for suspended work. For (digital) new media submissions, the artist is responsible for providing the needed technology for the presentation/installation of the artwork. $15 entry fee. Deadline: February 1, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 573-592-4244.
National
Call for Artists
Feb3

Paul Dyck Celebration of Archaeology in Art

The Verde Valley Archaeology Center announces a call to artists for an upcoming art show, March 17-18, 2018 at the Camp Verde Community Center in Camp Verde, Arizona. Best in Show: $750; Award of Excellence: $500; Award of Merit (3): $250; People's Choice: $500. The theme is "Art Inspired by Archaeology and Archaeology as Art." Subject matter is limited to archaeological subjects, including ancient dwellings, rock markings (rock art), landscape with archaeological features, or inspired by the ancient American Southwest textiles and pottery. All paintings, pastels, drawings and photographs must be suitably framed with proper backing. Wire hangers or a suitable hanging device must be attached and ready to hang. Work must remain for the duration of the exhibition. Artists' statement and detailed description of materials and technique is required. $150 fee. Deadline: February 3, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 928-567-0066.
Regional
Call for Artists
Feb3

Expressions West 2018

The Coos Art Museum in Coos Bay, Oregon announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, April 27 - June 30, 2018. 1st: $1000, 2nd: $750, 3rd: $250, 4 honorable mention ribbons. Juror: Archana Horsting. Painters residing in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming are invited to provide up to three submissions in one or more of four paint media: oil, acrylic, pastel, or watercolor. Any and all themes of expression define the parameters of acceptable entries. Artworks submitted must have been created within the last 2 years (2016 - 2018) with a framed size limitation of 48 inches by 96 inches and a weight limitation of 40 pounds. $20 for the first submission, plus $10 for the second, plus $10 for the third. Deadline: February 3, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 541-267-3901.
National
Call for Artists
Feb5

St. Joseph Sculpture Walk Call to Artists

The Allied Arts Council of St. Joseph seeks entries for the 5th annual St. Joseph Sculpture Walk, June 9, 2017 - May 14, 2019 in Historic Downtown St. Joseph, Missouri. Selected sculptors will receive a $500 honorarium and will compete for up to $13,000 in cash awards. The Selection Committee is comprised of City staff, visual artists, local business and community leaders. The call is open to professional and amateur sculptors of all backgrounds. Artists must own the rights to the artwork and the sculpture must be available for the duration of the one-year contract. All submissions must be professionally constructed of durable materials that will withstand the elements. All durable outdoor media are encouraged. Artist may submit up to four sculptures for consideration. $15 per sculpture. Deadline: February 5, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 816-233-0231.
International
Call for Artists
Feb12

Drawn 2018 International Call for Drawing

Manifest Gallery in Cincinnati, OH presents its 5th annual open call for Drawn, an expansive and competitive international gallery exhibit calling for works of drawing created with any media relevant to the practice of drawing. This exhibit will run April 20 - May 18, 2018 and has no predefined expectation for type or style, and welcomes works from the most traditional to the most abstract or conceptual. The only limitation is that entries must represent original works which qualify in some considerable way as drawing. Open to everyone; professionals as well as students are encouraged to enter. $40 entry fee. Deadline: February 12, 2018. More info.
International
Call for Artists
Feb14

33rd Annual Tallahassee International Juried Competition

FSU Museum of Fine Arts in Tallahassee, FL announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, August 27 - September 30, 2018. First Award $1,000; Second Award $500; Color catalog is produced. Juried by selected faculty from the FSU College of Fine Arts. Open to artists worldwide 18 years of age or older with all media eligible for consideration. $20/2 works. Deadline: February 14, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 850-644-3906.
National
Call for Artists
Feb22

Ann Arbor State Street District Art Fair

Artists are invited to apply for the Ann Arbor State Street Art Fair, held July 19-23, 2018 in downtown Ann Arbor, Michigan. $3,300 in awards. Open to artists working in fine arts and crafts. $50 application fee. Deadline: February 22, 2018. More info.
National
Call for Artists
Feb23

Academy Center of the Arts Annual National Juried Art Exhibition

The Academy Center of the Arts in Lynchburg, VA announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, April 6-28, 2018. Cash Awards over $3000, with Best in Show at $1000. Juror: Laura McManus. Open to U.S. residents, 18 years or older, working in the following disciplines: painting, sculpture, drawing, printmaking, fiber, glass, ceramics, wood, metal and mixed media. No photography accepted. All work submitted must be original (no reproductions), not done under supervision, not made from kits or patterns. All work must be suitably prepared for installation. The curator reserves the right to deny entry if any work is deemed not suitable for display or too difficult to install. Entries must have been completed after January 1, 2012, and not previously exhibited in a Lynchburg juried art show. $35 for three images. Deadline: February 23, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 434-528-3256, ext. 127.
National
Call for Artists
Feb26

52nd annual Edina Art Fair

The 50th & France Business Association invites artists to apply for the Edina Art Fair, held June 1-3, 2018 at 50th & France in Edina, MN. Awards for Best of Show, Best Display, Excellence and Merit. Eligible media: Green Art (75% recycled and/ or reused materials), 2-Dimensional, Ceramics, Enamel, Fiber, Glass, Jewelry, Mixed Media, Photography, Sculpture, Wearable Art, and Wood. $45 application fee. Deadline: February 26, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 952-922-1524.
National
Call for Artists
Feb28

Leeper Park Art Fair

Artists are invited to apply for the Leeper Park Art Fair, held June 16-17 at Leeper Park in South Bend, IN. $3,700 in awards. Fine art and fine crafts, no buy sell. $25 application fee. $350 booth fee. Deadline: February 28, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 574-276-2942.
International
Call for Artists
Feb28

Public Art Initiative Call for Entries: Art Benches, Phase 3

The Woodlands Arts Council invites national and international artists to apply for the next installation of the Woodlands Art Bench outdoor permanent collection in Woodlands, TX. This call is for 6 separate Art Benches. These six Phase 3 Art Benches are being planned for along The Woodlands Waterway and the Hughes Landing commercial area adjacent to Lake Woodlands. Sites can be viewed on the website. Three finalists will be chosen for each bench in a preliminary selection process and will receive a $300 stipend. One (1) artist from these finalists will be chosen to construct a bench, receiving a stipend of $8,000. $25 entry fee. Deadline: February 28, 2018. More info (PDF). Contact: email
National
Call for Artists
Mar1

Call to Artists for St. Johns River Festival of the Arts

Artists are invited to apply for the St. Johns River Festival of the Arts, held May 5-6, 2018 at First Street in Sanford, Florida. $3,000 Best in Show; $12,000 in these categories: Awards of Excellence, Awards of Distinction, Juror's Choice. Fine arts, fine crafts may be submitted with three photos of the artwork and one of the booth set up. All art work must be current and represent the entire body of work to be shown. All applications are juried by a committee. Applications can be made on ZAPP. $25 application fee. Deadline: March 1, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 407-416-1779.
International
Call for Artists
Mar1

2018 CDS Documentary Essay Prize in Photography

This $3,000 prize from the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University honors the best documentary writing and photography in alternating years. The focus is on current or recently completed work (within the last two years). This year's prize is for photography. Please provide context for the photographic essay you are submitting, including the duration of your project and whether it is completed or ongoing. Describe your intentions for the work. Also, if some of your images have been published together in essay form, please include information about where and when they appeared and how the essay as submitted for the competition is different (or not). Applications will be accepted beginning December 1, 2017. $40 entry fee. Deadline: March 1, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 919-660-3663.
National
Call for Artists
Mar1

Fine Art Fine Wine Fair

Artists are invited to apply for the Fine Art Fine Wine Fair, held June 23-24, 2018 at St Mary's in Orchard Lake, MI. Best of Show, 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place, & Honorable Mention. Jurors: Elizabeth Wilson, Karyn Stetz, & TBD. Categories include Ceramics, Collage, Drawing, Digital, Fiber, Furniture, Glass, Jewelry, Leather, Metalwork, Mixed Media, Mosaic, Painting, Photography, Pottery, Printmaking, Sculpture, Upcycled Art, Woodworking, Miscellaneous. $25 application fee. Deadline: March 1, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 734-476-1772.
National
Call for Artists
Mar1

Long's Park Art Festival

Artists are invited to apply for the Long's Park Art Festival, held August 31 - September 2, 2018 at Long's Park in Lancaster, PA. Over 11,000 art lovers will make their way to the beautiful tree-lined park where booths follow walkways surrounding a tranquil, freshwater lake. This top-rated show draws sophisticated, high income buyers from Philadelphia, Baltimore, Central Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Virginia, West Virginia, Washington, DC, New York and beyond. Eligible media include: Ceramics, Digital, Drawing, Fiber (Decorative & Wearable), Furniture, Glass, Jewelry (Non-precious & Precious), Leather, Metal, Mixed Media (2D & 3D), Painting (acrylic, oil, or watercolor), Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, and Wood. See prospectus for complete details. $35 application fee. Deadline: March 1, 2018. More info. Contact: email
National
Call for Artists
Mar13

Juried Documentary Photography Exhibition

The Smithtown Township Arts Council seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, April 28 - May 19 at Mills Pond Gallery in St. James, NY. $500 First Place; $200 Second Place. Juror: Kevin C. Downs. Documentary photographers are visual storytellers. An important quality of your entries should be the intent to tell a visual story about the subject of your photographs. Your style may be documentary, personal, photo-journalism. Each entry may consist of between two and four images that convey a story around a particular theme. We are looking for work that focuses on visual storytelling rather than fine art photography...work that compels us to think about life outside our own little worlds...that teaches us something we didn't know or helps us understand a situation from a new point of view...tell us your story! Entry Fee: $45/3 project entries. Deadline: March 13, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 631-862-6575.
National
Call for Artists
Mar15

2017 VMRC Juried Art Exhibition

The Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, May 27 - June 29, 2018 at the Park Gables Gallery in Harrisonburg, VA. $8,000 in awards. Jurors: Scott Jost, Elise Schweitzer, Ronald J. Wyancko. Open to multimedia visual art completed after January 1, 2016 (for security reasons, no jewelry accepted; for gallery limitations, no installation art, audio or video enchancements accepted). Open to all artists living in USA. Three divisions within the exhibition: (1) Drawing/ Painting/ Printmaking, (2) Photography/ Digital Art, (3) 3-D/ Multimedia/ Other Media. No commission on sales; sales for the past five years averaged 38% per year. $35 for one to three works. Deadline: March 15, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 540-564-3400.
National
Call for Artists
Mar31

Art Spectacular at the Carillon

The Rees Carillon Society seeks artists for a juried art fair, September 8-9, 2018. $1,300 in awards. Ranked in the "200 Best Art Shows in the United States" by Sunshine Artist Magazine for the past three years, the 13th annual Art Spectacular is professionally juried for quality and media balance. It is held on the lawn of beautiful Washington Park in Springfield, IL - next to a wealthy neighborhood of art-buying, appreciative and knowledgeable aficionados who love Art Spectacular. Art Spectacular is a fund raiser for the non-profit world-class Rees Memorial Carillon in Washington Park, the 5th largest carillon in the world. Featuring up to 50 artists, Art Spectacular also features a preview sale, patron bucks, demos, Kids' Place, Kids' Art Sale, Music, Food Vendor, Silent Auction and Gift Basket Raffle. All fine art and fine craft will be accepted for jury. Volunteers will 'spoil' you with free coffee, water, soda and time-of-day appropriate snacks all weekend; provide load-in assistance if desired; booth sitting; artists' award dinner. $35 application fee. Deadline: March 31, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 217-787-3532.
National
Call for Artists
Mar31

Call to Artists: Art at Ives - Juried Fine Art & Crafts Show

This juried art show at Ives Concert Park in Danbury, CT is held June 2 & 3, 2018 and features a great variety of high quality original works and offers a diverse scope of art forms: Ceramics / Fine Craft, Digital Art / Photography, Drawing, Fiber, Glass, Graphic & Printmaking, Wearable Art / Jewelry, Metalwork, Mixed Media, Painting, Sculpture, and Wood. Great food & music along with children's events. An exclusive program directory as well as a digital program will be online with artist exposure all year long on the Ives website with 1,228,382 impressions annually, showcasing each artist's work and contact information. Artist amenities include parking on the premises, easy load-in and load-out, complimentary Saturday and Sunday continental breakfast, Saturday night awards banquet schmoozatorium, complete with complimentary dinner, two alcoholic beverages, live music and dancing, booth sitting and night security. $25 application fee. Deadline: March 31, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 203-837-9227.
National
Call for Artists
Mar31

60th Annual Art on the Rocks Art Fair

Artists are invited to apply to the 60th Annual Art on the Rocks, held July 28-29, 2018 on the lakeshore of Marquette, MI. $5,000+ Awards. The ever popular show attracts Fine Artists from across the country in various mediums - 2-D Mixed Media, 3-D Mixed Media, Ceramics, Drawing, Fiber, Furniture, Glass, Jewelry, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Painting, Watercolor and Wood. $30 jury fee. Deadline: March 31, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 906.235.4006.
National
Call for Artists
Apr4

6th Annual Bower Center Annual National Juried Exhibition

The Bower Center for the Arts in Bedford, VA announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, May 22 - June 30, 2018. 1st $750 + solo exhibit, 2nd $400, 3rd $200, min of 3 Awards of Merit $75 ea. Juror: Katherine Shortridge, Artist-Professor, Roanoke College, Salem VA. Open to artists age 18 and over. All entries must be original works (no reproductions), created by the artist within the past three years, and not have been in a previous juried exhibit at Bower Center. Acceptable media includes, but not limited to, painting, drawing, print-making, collage, pastel, mixed media, photography, mosaics, sculpture, fiber, and glass (stained or fused). $30 entry fee. Deadline: April 4, 2018. More info. Contact: exhibits@bowercenter.org or d.stone@bowercenter.org or call 540-586-4235.

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