National
Call for Artists
Dec4

49th Clay, Fiber, Paper, Glass, Metal, Wood

Octagon Center for the Arts in Ames, Iowa announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, January 27 - April 1, 2017. $2,000 in cash prizes. Juror: Santiago Cal. The 49th Annual Clay, Fiber, Paper, Glass, Metal, Wood celebrates all media types. Digital pieces requiring equipment beyond a simple monitor must provide their own equipment. Artists must be 18 years of age, and work must be original works of art by the artist submitting the entry. Artists may submit up to three artworks. $25 thru Nov. 21, $35 thru Dec. 4. Deadline: December 4, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 515-232-5331.
National
Call for Artists
Dec10

8th Annual Of Memory, Bone and Myth Photography Exhibition

University of North Dakota seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, February 1-28, 2017 at Colonel Eugene Myers Gallery of Art, University of North Dakota Campus in Grand Forks, ND. Best in Show, $300.00, 3 $50.00 Honorable Mentions and one variable Purchase Award. Juror: Aline Smithson. Open to any photographic medium, including but not limited to historical processes, traditional silver printing, chromogenic printing and digital process. All photographs must be framed no larger than 28" x 30". $25 entry fee. Deadline: December 10, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 701-777-2910.
International
Call for Artists
Dec31

Midwest Center for Photography Juried Exhibition

Midwest Center for Photography in Wichita, Kansas seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, January 27 - February 10, 2017. The competition is open to all photographers internationally and is based upon five categories: People, Places, Object, Abstract, Concept. Selected artists will have their work featured in the exhibition and online. There will be $500 awarded in Director's Choice Awards, and one year artist representation at MWCP online. MWCP will print your exhibition quality image for the exhibition at no cost to you. To enter, photographers submit JPEG files to the gallery via email, and follow the online submission form. $40 entry fee. Deadline: December 31, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 316-269-1250.
National
Call for Artists
Jan1

PhotoSpiva 2017

Spiva Center for the Arts seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, March 4 - April 30, 2017 in Joplin, Missouri. $3000 cash awards: $1000 first; $750 second; $500 third; $150 merit (3); $100 honorable mention (3). Juror: Orjan Henriksson. The longest continually running photo competition in the U.S., PhotoSpiva is open all U.S. photographers, amateur and professional. Any type of photographic process is eligible, including digital, film, or photo-based mixed media. $40/5 digital entries, $10 each additional image. Deadline: January 1, 2017 11:59pm CST. More info. Contact: email or call 417-623-0183.
Regional
Call for Artists
Jan4

Regional Showcase (Open Call): Kentucky

Manifest Creative Research Gallery in Cincinnati, Ohio announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, March 10-April 7, 2017. For its 13th Season, Manifest presents a competitive open call to showcase works created by artists living in Kentucky with no predefined expectation for type or style of work to be considered or selected! This exhibit is 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. $36 for up 3 entries, $10 for each additional entry. Deadline: January 4, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 513-861-3638.
International
Call for Artists
Jan4

Space: An Open Call for Works Exploring the Concept of Space

Manifest Creative Research Gallery in Cincinnati, Ohio announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, March 10-April 7, 2017. Manifest presents an international call for works which explore the subtle concept of Space, exploring the spaces between objects, the space things occupy, negative space, empty space, distance, positive space, depth, personal space, etc. This is not a call for works about outer space. $36 for up 3 entries, $10 for each additional entry. Deadline: January 4, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 513-861-3638.
Regional
Call for Artists
Jan5

Michigan Annual XLIV

Anton Art Center in Mount Clemens, Michigan announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, January 27 - February 24, 2017. $2,000 in Awards. Juror: Mary Fortuna. Resident Michigan artists ages 18 and older are invited to digitally submit up to two original entries completed within the last two years. All dimensions and media are acceptable for submission. $25 for Art Center Member/$35 for Non-Member. Deadline: January 5, 2017, 11:59PM. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call (586) 469-8666.
International
Call for Artists
Jan7

Place: A Call for Works Exploring the Concept of Location

Manifest Creative Research Gallery in Cincinnati, Ohio announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, March 10-April 7, 2017. Manifest presents an international call for works, which explore the concept of specific location, presented conceptually or literally. All media and genre of visual art are eligible. Works submitted may be of any kind and any size, fulfilling the general theme in any way and through various strategies. $36 for up 3 entries, $10 for each additional entry. Deadline: January 7, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 513-861-3638.
National
Call for Artists
Jan15

Wetlands 2017

Holt Russell Gallery announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, April 6-28, 2017 at Holt Russell Gallery/ Baker University in Baldwin City, Kansas. Anticipated award structure, Best in Show/ Solo exhibition award and $500, Second $300, Third $100, and two Honorable Mentions of $50 each. Juror: Michael Schonhoff, Director of KCAI Crossroads Gallery: Center for Contemporary Practice. The exhibition is open to all artists 18 years and older in the disciplines of Computer Art, Drawing, Mixed Media, Painting, Printmaking, Photography, and Sculpture. All work will be for sale. No video, film, reproductions, installations or artwork that requires special installation or assembly. Work must be original. Entries are limited to three (3) pieces. $30 for three entries. Deadline: January 15, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 785.594.4587.
National
Call for Artists
Jan17

LENS 2017 - Juried Photography Exhibition

Perspective Gallery in Evanston, IL seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, March 2-26, 2017. Juror's Award: $300, 1st runner-up: $200, 2nd runner-up: $150. Jurors: Stephen Daiter and Lucas Zenk of Stephen Daiter Gallery. Photographers are invited to submit work for possible inclusion in the exhibition. All subject matter and photographic processes are welcome. $40 entry fee. Deadline: January 17, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 224-200-1155.
International
Call for Artists
Jan25

Seeing RED

ARC Gallery and Educational Foundation in Chicago, IL announces a call to artists for an art exhibition, Feb 1-25, 2017. "Seeing RED" will be an Open Walls Exhibition, giving artists the opportunity to exhibit their work at ARC without a juror. ARC is asking artists to reflect on what "Seeing RED" might look like, what it might reference metaphorically, emotionally, politically, or literally. We're seeking work that challenges the status quo or obvious, while asking the artists to have fun playing with this very broad title. All media and materials are eligible if they conform to the size limitations. The art work must be no more than 18 inches wide (including a possible frame). Media-based installations will be accepted as long as the artist provides the viewing equipment, and the horizontal size of this equipment is no more than 18 inches. $40 for each piece submitted and hung ($25 for currently enrolled students). Deadline: January 25, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 773-252-2232.
National
Call for Artists
Jan27

Call for Entry - 26th National Juried Exhibition

Oil Painters of America announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, May 12 - June 10, 2017 at Eisele Gallery of Fine Art in Cincinnati, OH. Total $100,000 in cash & merchandise with $25,000 cash Best in Show. Juror: William Whitaker OPAM. Artist must be a resident in US, Canada or Mexico with membership in OPA at $70/year. Entries must be traditional, representational oil paintings no larger than 1,200 sq in. $30 for the first entry, $15 for the second. Deadline: January 27, 2017. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 815-356-5987.
National
Call for Artists
Jan27

Pop Art

Pop Revolution Gallery in Mason, OH announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, February 16 - March 11, 2017. Best of Show: $650, 2nd Place: $125, People's Choice Award: $75, 2 Juror's Awards: $25 each. Juror: TBD. Open to artists 18 years or older, all work must be original work. All mediums accepted. We are looking for art works in the pop art style. By using the symbolism of popular culture, Pop Art challenged the elite world of fine art by including imagery from advertising, news, comic art, and everyday objects. Artists Andy Warhol, Claes Oldenburg, Robert Rauschenberg, Roy Lichtenstein, Jasper Johns, Tom Wesselman, and Robert Indiana are a great place to look for inspiration in creating your own Pop Art, but please refrain from art of replication. $25 for the first entry, $12 for each additional entry, up to 4 pieces. Deadline: January 27, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 513-492-7474.
National
Call for Artists
Jan31

Call for Artists - 54th Annual East Lansing Art Festival

The East Lansing Art Festival seeks artists for its annual festival, May 20-21, 2017 on the Downtown Streets of East Lansing, MI. $6000 in awards. Original art made by the artist: 2D, 3D, Ceramics, Digital, Drawing, Fiber, Glass, Painting, Photography, Prints, Jewelry, Metal, Sculpture and Wood. Application fee: $25 before Dec. 1, $35 after Dec. 1. Deadline: January 31, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 517-319-6804.
Regional
Call for Artists
Feb11

46th Annual St. Clair Art Fair

The St Clair Art Association announces a call to artists for a juried art fair, June 24 & 25, 2017 in Riverview Plaza & Palmer Park in Downtown Saint Clair, Michigan. $2500 in cash awards. Juried by a panel of local academics and professional artists. Exhibited artwork must be designed and executed by the artist. Commercial molds, patterns or kits, resale of purchased items is not allowed. See the application for specific rules, regulations and requirements. Jury fee: $20 per medium, Booth fee $225/250. Deadline: February 11, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 810-329-9576.
Local
Call for Artists
Feb15

Grand Haven Art Festival

Seeking artists for the Grand Haven Art Festival, June 24 & 25, 2017 on Washington Avenue in Downtown Grand Haven, Michigan. Best in Show, Jury's Choice, Excellence Award and Honorable Mention in each category. Categories include Clay, Digital Art, Drawing, Fiber, Glass, Jewelry, Metal, Mixed Media, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture and Wood and must be original and handcrafted by the artist(s). Buy/Sell items are strictly prohibited. $30 Jury Fee, $275 for single booth, $550 for double booth. Deadline: February 15, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 616.842.4910.
International
Call for Artists
Feb28

63rd Annual Art Fair on the Square

Deer Path Art League announces a call to artists for its annual juried fine art show, September 3-4, 2017 at Market Square in Lake Forest, IL. $1,300 total value in awards. $35 application fee; $450 booth fee. Deadline: February 28, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 847 234-3743.
Regional
Call for Artists
Jan1

50th Anniversary Starving Artist Fair

The Racine Art Guild announces a call to artists for the Starving Artist Fair, August 6, 2017 in Racine, WI. All work must be original in concept and execution. No work may be exhibited which has been made with commercial kits, molds, patterns, plans, stencils or prefabricated forms. No more that 25% of the work may be offset or digitally reproduced and each piece must be clearly labeled "Reproduction of the Original." Two-dimensional work must be matted. $105 exhibitor fee. Deadline: March 31, 2017. More info. Contact: email

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