all artwork shown above is by Mary Knoblock

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NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Cleveland Heights, Ohio
Deadline: March 2, 2015
Posted: 12/10/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: July 10-12, 2015
Title: 2015 Cain Park Arts Festival
Sponsor: The City of Cleveland Heights
Venue: Cain Park
Awards: cash prizes
Juror: A panel of professional judges.
Eligibility: The Cain Park Arts Festival is a juried fine arts and fine crafts event, featuring the work of a maximum of 150 artists. The Festival is a three-day outdoor event, held rain or shine in a municipally owned and operated park in Cleveland Heights. Visit www.cainpark.com "How to Apply" for more information and eligibility guidelines.
Fees: $50 non-refundable application fee; $450 booth fee upon acceptance.
Commission: none
E-mail: Janet Hoffman
Phone: 216-291-3669
Website: http://www.cainpark.com
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Richmond, Indiana
Deadline: March 2, 2015
Posted: 1/21/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: April 9 - June 19, 2015
Title: IU East 1st Annual National Juried Exhibition: Gender
Sponsor: Indiana University East
Venue: Indiana University East Whitewater Art Gallery
Awards: $2,000
Jurors: Ann Kim, Carrie Longley, Ed Thornburg
Eligibility: All artists currently residing within the U.S. over the age of 18.
Fees: $30 for 3, $5 for each additional work for up to 5
Commission: 10% donation
E-mail: Ann Kim
Phone: 765-973-8350
Website: http://www.iue.edu/gallery
Prospectus: http://www.iue.edu/gallery/documents/IUE-1st-National-Juried-
Exhibition-Prospectus.pdf
 

LOCAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Eagan, Minnesota
Deadline: March 13, 2015
Posted: 1/9/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: April 16-18, 2015
Title: Call for Art Entry - Christian Arts Festival
Sponsor: Trinity School at River Ridge
Venue: 601 River Ridge Parkway, Eagan, MN 55121
Awards: Over $2,500
Juror: Gregory Wolfe, Editor of Image
Eligibility: Professional, Advanced and College-level Student Artists (juried separately) submit work inspired by the theme, In the Beginning: Reflections on Creation.
Fees: $20 per artist. College-level artists have no fee.
Commission: Commission free. All proceeds to artists.
E-mail: Jean Curtiss
Phone: 651-789-2890 Ext 221
Website: http://tsrrARTS.org
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Chicago, Illinois
Deadline: March 13, 2015
Posted: 1/17/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: June 1-30, 2015
Title: Art by America, A National Review of 2-D Contemporary Art
Sponsor/Venue: The Art House
Awards: $2250
Jurors: James Yood of Artforum Magazine and Ginny Voedisch of AIC Museum
Eligibility: Only two dimensional media will be considered, including painting, printmaking, drawing, pastel and mixed media. Sculpture, photography, and digital art are not eligible. All art work must be original. Work considered for on-site exhibition may not exceed 20" in height or width, and 4" in thickness, including frame. Work cannot be accepted from non-U.S. addresses.
Fees: $49
Commission: All proceeds from sales go to the artist
E-mail: Rebecca George
Website: http://www.thearthouse.us/exhibitions/
Prospectus: http://bit.ly/15cTw8d
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Downers Grove, Illinois
Deadline: March 13, 2015
Posted: 2/12/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: September 12-13, 2015
Title: Downtown Downers Grove Fine Arts Festival
Venue: Downtown Downers Grove
Awards: $700 in awards
Eligibility: Ceramics, drawings, fiber, glass, graphics, handmade and hand painted furniture, jewelry, metal work, mixed media, paintings (watercolor, oil, acrylic), photography, pottery, sculpture, or items of original design and exceptional quality.
Fees: $20 Jury Fee, $200 Booth Fee
Commission: $0
E-mail: Erin Venezia & Linda Kunze
Phone: 630-725-0991
Website: http://www.downtowndg.org
Prospectus: http://www.juriedartservices.com/index.php?content=event_
info&event_id=90
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Cleveland, Ohio
Deadline: March 15, 2015
Posted: 1/5/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: May 1-31, 2015
Title: Second Annual Alley Cat Art Show
Sponsor: Oak Tree Art Space
Venue: Gallery and On Line
Eligibility: Open to US artists 18 and over, all media. Our second art show to benefit Alley Cat Allies. Alley Cat Allies works tirelessly to promote trap, neuter release and care for feral cats in humane ways. This show is online and also in the gallery. Please call or email for entry form/prospectus.
Fees: $40 for up to (3) entries, $20 gallery fee and $20 donation to Alley Cat Allies
Commission: None
E-mail: Jan Ols
Phone: 307-773-7950
Website: http://oaktreeartspace.com
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Batavia, Illinois
Deadline: March 15, 2015
Posted: 2/5/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: August 15-16, 2015
Title: 11th Annual Art in Your Eye Festival
Venue: Downtown Batavia, on the Fox River
Awards: $8000 in prize money
Juror: Water Street Studios professional artists
Eligibility: Artists working in all mediums are invited to apply for a booth. Quality emphasized over quantity for this professional art fair.
Fees: $20 entry fee; $285 booth fee
Commission: n/a
E-mail: Rita Grendze
Phone: 630 761-9977
Website: http://www.artinyoureye.com/
Prospectus: http://waterstreetstudios.com/Art-in-Your-Eye-2015
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Chicago Heights, Illinois
Deadline: March 16, 2015
Posted: 2/13/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: April 15 - May 9, 2015
Title: Call for Art | Journey: The Art of Healing
Sponsor: Union Street Gallery
Venue: 1527 Otto Blvd., Chicago Heights, IL 60411
Awards: first place $150 | second place $100 | third place $50
Jurors: Renee Klyczek Nordstrom & Patric McCoy
Eligibility: Open to artists 18+ living in the Midwest region including IL, IN, MI, OH, WI, MN, IA, MO. All media will be considered. Original artwork only. No art previously exhibited at USG in the past 2 years will be accepted.
Fees: $20
Send SASE to: 1527 Otto Blvd., Chicago Heights, IL 60448
E-mail: Jessica
Phone: 708-754-2601
Website: http://www.unionstreetgallery.org/Journey2015.htm
Prospectus: http://www.unionstreetgallery.org/Journey2015.htm
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Deadline: March 25, 2015
Posted: 12/26/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: June 3-7, 2015
Title: BeadDreams Competition
Sponsor: Please see the Show website for a list of Sponsors.
Venue: Bead&Button Show
Awards: $12,700 in cash and prizes will be awarded.
Juror: Kalmbach Jewelry Magazine Editors
Eligibility: Please go to: https://secure.kalmbach.com/beaddreams/ for complete rules and to complete the Entry Form.
Fees: $50.00 per entry
E-mail: Kat Feldman
Website: http://www.beadandbuttonshow.com/
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Chicago, Illinois
Deadline: March 25, 2015
Posted: 1/30/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: April 1-25, 2015
Title: You Lookin' at Me?
Sponsor/Venue: ARC Gallery and Educational Foundation
Awards: None
Eligibility: An open call to artists to submit artwork that fits the theme of an examination of the self. This is an open-walls show and all work that meets the guidelines will be exhibited. This exhibition will celebrate what we honor and admire and/or what we fear and disdain about ourselves. We are seeking images that deal with these issues. We seek to present a cast of characters. We want to feature various kinds of depictions, stylizations, comic book portrayals, straight portraits, abstractions, or however else you imagine yourself. All works submitted must be no wider than 14 inches, any height up to 7 feet.
Fees: $40 for each work hung
Commission: None
E-mail: Iris Goldstein
Phone: 773-252-2232
Website: http://www.arcgallery.org
Prospectus: http://arcgallery.wufoo.com/forms/you-lookin-at-me/
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Michigan City, Indiana
Deadline: Early Deadline: Feb. 28; Late Deadline: March 31
Posted: 12/1/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: August 15 & 16, 2015
Title: Lubeznik Center for the Arts Lakefront Art Festival
Sponsor: Lubeznik Center for the Arts
Venue: Washington Park
Awards: $3,000 total cash prizes
Fees: Early Deadline Fee: $30 (Use Code Early 2015); Late Deadline Fee: $45
Send SASE to: 101 W. 2nd St., Michigan City, IN 46360
E-mail: Angie Carlson
Phone: 219.874.4900 ext. 212
Website: http://www.lubeznikcenter.org/Special_Events/art_fest.html
Prospectus: https://www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=3766
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
St Paul, Minnesota
Deadline: March 31, 2015
Posted: 12/12/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: January 8-29, 2016
Title: Deep Freeze
Sponsor/Venue: Flow Art Space
Awards: $100 Curator's Choice Award
Juror: Melissa Metzler
Eligibility: Embrace the inevitability of winter. Here's your chance to express your winter wonder or to vent some frustration through your creation. This group exhibition is scheduled for January 2016 so you will have plenty of opportunity to be inspired while this winter is in full force. Art in any medium will be considered, including drawing, photography, printmaking, encaustics, mixed media, painting, sculpture, installation, polymer clay, collage, ceramics, glass, wood, book art, fiber, video (will be presented on an iPad), etc.
Fees: $40 for 4 images, $5 each addl image
Commission: none taken, artists keep 100% of sales
E-mail: Melissa Metzler
Phone: 612-564-3569
Website: http://www.flowartspace.com
Prospectus: http://www.flowartspace.com/uploads/7/9/6/5/7965517/call_for
_deep_freeze.pdf
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Marquette, Michigan
Deadline: March 31, 2015
Posted: 1/20/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: July 25-26, 2015
Title: Art on the Rocks
Venue: Mattson Lower Harbor Park on Lake Superior
Awards: $3600
Eligibility: The 57th Annual, Art on the Rocks, is a Juried Fine Arts & Craft Fair located on the harbor of beautiful Lake Superior. Over 175 amazing artists and crowd attendance of 10,000 make this an incredible summer show. Artwork must be original in design and executed by the accepted artist. No commercial dealers, agents, kits, crafts, or castings from commercial molds allowed.
Fees: $30 Jury fee; $210 for single booth, $420 for double booth
Commission: None
Send SASE to: P.O. Box 9, Marquette, MI 49855
E-mail: Jason Limberg
Phone: 906.235.4006
Website: http://marquetteartontherocks.com
Prospectus: http://marquetteartontherocks.com/application-form/
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
Deadline: March 31, 2015
Posted: 2/18/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: June 14, 2015
Title: Winnebagoland Art Fair
Sponsor: Oshkosh Fine Arts Association
Venue: Corner of Georgia & South Park Avenue
Awards: Best of Show Award plus 10 Awards of Excellence
Eligibility: Open to artists who exhibit works of original concept and execution: Painting, Wood or stone carvings, Pottery/Ceramics (no commercial molds), Metal sculpture, Jewelry (handcrafted, original design), Glass, Basketry, Fiber Arts (handcrafted, original design), Batik & other handcrafted fabric arts, Photographs, Wall hangings, Drawing, Pen/Ink, Engraving, Etching, Prints, etc.
Fees: $90 per space, refundable if applicant is not juried into the Fair
E-mail: oshkoshfaa@gmail.com
Website: http://www.oshkoshfinearts.org/art%20fair.html
 

LOCAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Bartlett, Illinois
Deadline: April 1, 2015
Posted: 1/16/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: June 27-28, 2015
Title: Call for artists for Bartlett Festival of the Arts
Sponsor: Arts in Bartlett
Venue: Bartlett Park
Awards: yes
Eligibility: 2-D and 3-D media, including paintings, photography, fiber, sculpture, glass, jewelry, wood and more. No kits, resale items.
Fees: $25 jury fee
Commission: none
E-mail: Cecilia Green
Phone: 630-372-4152
Website: http://www.artsinbartlett.org
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Lake Odessa, Michigan
Deadline: April 1, 2015
Posted: 2/9/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: August 1, 2015
Title: Art in the Park
Sponsor: Lake Odessa Area Arts Commission
Venue: Village Park
Awards: $1,000 1st-place award
Juror: Independent panel of professional artists & arts educators
Eligibility: Juried fine art & fine craft festival, featuring the work of 80+ artists and artisans. One-day event held outdoors, rain or shine, in Lake Odessa's beautiful Village Park. The festival is expected to attract in excess of 5,000 attendees.
Fees: $15 jury fee; $60 booth fee upon acceptance
Commission: None
E-mail: LakeOdessaArts@gmail.com
Phone: 616-374-4325
Website: http://lakeodessa.org/arts-commission
 

LOCAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Tecumseh, Michigan
Deadline: April 1, 2015
Posted: 3/1/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: June 6-7, 2015
Title: Third Annual "Art in the Park" art fair
Sponsor: Community Arts of Tecumseh
Venue: CAT Art Center -- John Smith Park
Awards: none
Juror: CAT Art Fair Committee
Eligibility: Artist must submit images of their work in order to be accepted. The approved mediums are painting, watercolor, sculpture, metalwork, ceramics, glass, wood, jewelry, basketry, fibers, drawing, prints, leather, original photography.
Fees: $25
Commission: none
E-mail: Anne Flora
Phone: (517) 423-7348
Website: http://www.tecumseharts.org
Prospectus: http://www.tecumseharts.org/art-in-the-park
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Terre Haute, Indiana
Deadline: April 4, 2015
Posted: 2/20/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: June 27 - August 8, 2015
Title: Annual Wabash Valley Juried Exhibition
Sponsor: Firs Financial Bank
Venue: Swope Art Museum
Awards: Over $5000 in merit prizes and purchase awards given annually
Juror: Jeffrey Uslip
Eligibility: Residents of Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, or Ohio submitting original work completed in the past two years (2013-2015) that has not previously been exhibited at the Swope
Fees: $10 per entry; five entries per artist
Commission: 30% on sales; 10% on purchase awards
E-mail: wve@swope.org
Phone: 812-238-1676
Website: https://www.swope.org/explore/annual-exhibitions/wve/
Prospectus: https://www.swope.org/forms/2015WVEP.pdf
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Cape Girardeau, Missouri
Deadline: April 7, 2015
Posted: 2/12/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: June 5-27, 2015
Title: Wild Things
Sponsor/Venue: Arts Council of Southeast Missouri
Awards: Best in Show, Second Place, Third Place Cash Awards
Juror: Ruth Ann Reese
Eligibility: All artists, 18 years and older, across the United States are invited to submit their original works depicting the world's Wild Things. From household pets to rainforest creatures to ocean dwellers, artwork must depict a member, real or imagined, of the animal kingdom. Artwork cannot be previously exhibited at the Arts Council.
Fees: $30 for up to 3 works, Members pay $25
Commission: Artist retains 70%; 20% to Arts Council, 10% Donated
E-mail: Liz Montgomery
Phone: 573-334-9233
Website: http://www.capearts.org/WildThings.aspx
Prospectus: http://www.capearts.org/WildThings.aspx
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Cincinnati, Ohio
Deadline: April 9, 2015
Posted: 1/7/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: Year long residency beginning July 1, 2015
Title: Manifest Artist Residency (MAR) 2015-2016
Sponsor: Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center
Venue: Manifest Gallery
Awards: A free studio for a year, a solo show, plus other support benefits
Juror: Juried by a broad panel of academic and professional advisors.
Eligibility: The program is open for application by any serious emerging or established artist, including recent graduates from college art programs. It will benefit Manifest's community by providing exposure to the often unseen working space and practices of artists, serving to eliminate some boundaries to contemporary art-making which currently may divide the everyday public from the fine visual arts. Please see full prospectus for benefits, expectations, and goals of the program.
Fees: $50/application
E-mail: Jason Franz, Executive Director
Phone: 513-861-3638
Website: http://www.manifestgallery.org
Prospectus: http://www.manifestgallery.org/mar
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
South Bend, Indiana
Deadline: April 12, 2015
Posted: 2/13/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: June 20, 2015 - May 14, 2017
Title: South Bend Museum of Art: Sightlines, 2015-2017
Sponsor: South Bend Museum of Art
Venue: Century Center, South Bend, IN
Awards: $1000 stipend for each selected artist. A modest printed piece will also be produced.
Juror: representatives from the SBMA and the Century Center
Eligibility: The South Bend Museum of Art (SBMA) is seeking large-scale 2D and 3D artwork for long-term display in Sightlines, a collaborative project between the SBMA and the Century Center. The two year exhibition will highlight 4 new artists alongside 2 current artists. Indoor and outdoor sites for the work are available and will be considered for accepted work.
E-mail: Mark Rospenda
Website: http://southbendart.org
Prospectus: https://southbendart.submittable.com/submit
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
South Bend, Indiana
Deadline: April 12, 2015
Posted: 2/13/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: July 5 - September 27, 2015
Title: South Bend Museum of Art: Biennial 28
Venue: South Bend Museum of Art
Awards: $1,500.00 in prizes will be awarded by the juror and $1,500.00 in purchase awards will be awarded by the South Bend Museum of Art's Collections Committee. A color brochure detailing exhibiting artists will also be produced.
Juror: Staci Boris, Chief Curator at Elmhurst Art Museum, Elmhurst, IL
Eligibility: The South Bend Museum of Art's all media Biennial 28 will present a diverse look into contemporary artwork in the Midwest and is open to all artists residing in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin. The number of exhibiting artists is deliberately limited to allow for the showing of a greater body of work by each artist.
Fees: $30
E-mail: Mark Rospenda
Website: http://southbendart.org
Prospectus: https://southbendart.submittable.com/submit
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Deadline: April 13, 2015
Posted: 2/11/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: June 20-21, 2015
Title: Stone Arch Bridge Festival
Venue: Minneapolis Riverfront District
Fees: $25
E-mail: Sara Collins
Website: http://www.stonearchbridgefestival.com
Prospectus: http://www.stonearchbridgefestival.com
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Cincinnati, Ohio
Deadline: April 13, 2015
Posted: 2/23/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: May 29 - June 26, 2015
Title: 11th Annual Magnitude Seven International Call for Small Works
Sponsor: Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center
Venue: Manifest Gallery
Awards: Exhibiting artists will also be featured in the 'season annual' publication.
Juror: Juried by a broad panel of academic and professional advisors.
Eligibility: Works no larger than seven inches in any dimension (any proportion). Standard presentation devices like mats and frames that are not considered part of the work of art are not limited by the 7" criteria. Open to any and all traditional and non-traditional genre and media, including painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, photography, mixed media, video, etc. Open to all artists. Students and professionals are equally encouraged to enter.
Fees: $36 for up to 3 entries, $10 for each additional entry
Commission: 30% commission, works may be listed as NFS
E-mail: Jason Franz, Executive Director
Phone: 513-861-3638
Website: http://www.manifestgallery.org
Prospectus: http://www.manifestgallery.org/seven
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Midland, Michigan
Deadline: April 13, 2015
Posted: 3/4/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: July 18 - September 13, 2015
Title: The 54th Annual Greater Michigan Art Exhibition
Sponsor/Venue: Midland Center for the Arts
Awards: More than $3000 in awards plus solo exhibit
Juror: Thomas S. Madden
Eligibility: Open to all Michigan artists 18 years of age or older. Works in all media and mixed media are eligible. Only original works completed within the past three years and not previously exhibited in Alden B. Dow Museum of Science & Art will be accepted. No giclees, reproductions or copies of original art work. Digital files submitted for jurying must be a non-altered representation of the actual works to be considered for exhibition.
Fees: $35.00 for up to three images
Commission: 30%
E-mail: Armin Mersmann
Phone: 989-631-5930 x1404
Website: http://www.mcfta.org
Prospectus: http://www.mcfta.org/54th-annual-greater-michigan-art-
exhibition-entry-form/
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Wausau, Wisconsin
Deadline: April 15, 2015
Posted: 11/5/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: September 12 - November 29, 2015
Title: Birds in Art Exhibition
Sponsor: Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum
Venue: Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, Wisconsin
Eligibility: The Woodson Art Museum invites two- and three-dimensional artists working in all mediums other than crafts and photography to submit original artworks for jury consideration. All works must interpret birds and related subject matter.
Fees: $50 for one entry; $60 for two entries
E-mail: Shari Schroeder/Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum
Phone: 715-845-7010
Website: https://www.lywam.org
Prospectus: https://www.lywam.org/prospectus
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Wichita, Kansas
Deadline: April 17, 2015 (postmark)
Posted: 2/24/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: July 17 - August 16, 2015
Title: National Printmaking Exhibition 2015
Venue: The Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central Wichita, KS 67206
Awards: $7500 in cash and purchase awards
Juror: Gordon Sherman, Fort Hays State University
Fees: $30 for 3 entries
E-mail: Amy Reep
Phone: 316-634-2787
Website: https://www.wcfta.com
Prospectus: https://www.wcfta.com/upcoming-exhibitions/
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Saint Paul, Minnesota
Deadline: April 24, 2015
Posted: 2/11/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: July 18-19, 2015
Title: Highland Fest Art Fair
Venue: Highland Park St Paul, MN
Awards: Fine Arts and Fine Crafts
Eligibility: Original Art created by Exhibitor/Studio
Fees: $220.00 plus non-refundable $25.00 jury fee.
Send SASE to: 790 Cleveland Ave So. #219, Saint Paul MN 55116
E-mail: Becky Kerkow
Phone: 651-698-2020
Website: http://www.highlandfest.com/#!art-fair/cee5
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
St Paul, Minnesota
Deadline: April 28, 2015
Posted: 2/11/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: June 5-25, 2015
Title: Open: group exhibition juried by Sylvia White
Sponsor/Venue: Flow Art Space
Awards: Best of Show $150, Innovation Award $100, Award of Recognition $50.
Juror: Sylvia White from the Sylvia White Gallery in Ventura, CA
Eligibility: Open to 2D and 3D art in most mediums and all subject matter (sorry, no video). 2D artwork must not exceed 55" H or 45" W. 3D artwork must not exceed 45" in any direction. If your work is large, it must fold or be easy to handle and ship - no freight deliveries. Complex installation may require the artist to be present to install on June 2 or 3, but Sylvia White will not be able to consider it for an award after May 31 when she is at Flow Art Space. Artists must be 18+ years of age to submit their work.
Fees: $35 for up to 3 images
Commission: none taken, artists handle and keep 100% of sales
E-mail: Melissa Metzler
Phone: 612-564-3569
Website: http://www.flowartspace.com
Prospectus: http://www.flowartspace.com/uploads/7/9/6/5/7965517/
open.pdf
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Kansas City, Missouri
Deadline: May 1, 2015
Posted: 1/21/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: May 13-16; Exhibit May 18 to June 26, 2015
Title: Penn Valley Park Plein Air Fest
Sponsor: Penn Valley Park Conservancy
Venue: One Park Place, 700 W. 31 st Street, Kansas City, MO 64108
Awards: $2,500 in awards; Best of Show $1,000; First $750; Second $500; Third $250; Three $500 Quick Paint Purchase Awards
Juror: TBD
Eligibility: Open to all artists. All artworks must be completed wholly within boundaries of Penn Valley Park, Kansas City, Missouri. Plein air paintings completed during this event may be juried into the art exhibition to follow. Lake and hillside views, downtown skyline, Union Station, Liberty memorial, monuments & sculptures, woods; so many views possible.
Fees: $35.00
Commission: 60% to artist, 40% to Penn Valley Park Conservancy
Send SASE to: Penn Valley Park Plein Air Fest
E-mail: Dona Boley
Phone: 816-931-8147
Website: http://pennvalleypark.org/plein-air-fest/artist/
Prospectus: http://pennvalleypark.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/01/Rules-
and-Regulations.pdf
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Rhinelander, Wisconsin
Deadline: May 9, 2015
Posted: 2/12/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: July 18 - September 11, 2015
Title: 28th annual Northern National Art Competition
Sponsors: Nicolet College and The Northern Arts Council
Venue: Nicolet College Art Gallery
Awards: More than $8,500.00 in awards, including three $1,000.00 Awards of Excellence.
Juror: Robert Kanyusik
Eligibility: This juried national competition is open to artists 18 or older living in the U.S. and working in any medium that is wall-hangable. Work needs to be original and recently completed. There is no theme. We are looking for a varied contemporary American art exhibit.
Fees: $30.00
Commission: none
Send SASE to: PO BOX 518, Rhinelander WI 54501
E-mail: Katy Ralph
Phone: 715-365-4556
Website: http://tinyurl.com/ng7he54
Prospectus: http://TinyURL.com/ajcwzww
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Kankakee, Illinois
Deadline: May 15, 2015
Posted: 3/2/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: July 17-19, 2015
Title: Wright In Kankakee Fine Art Show & Sale
Sponsors: Community Arts Council of Kankakee, and Wright In Kankakee
Venue: B. Harley Bradley House, 701 S Harrison Ave., Kankakee, IL 60901
Awards: Best In Show: $300, People's Choice: $100, First Place: $100, Second Place: $75
Juror: Wright In Kankakee Fine Art Show & Sale Committee
Eligibility: Artists must apply for admission and be accepted by the Show's jury. All media are eligible for acceptance. Artists have the option to submit work into three categories: General, Birds, or Frank Lloyd Wright. All work must be original: no patterns or kits may be used. Complete rules and details will be furnished to those accepted.
Fees: $95: First Time Entries, $80: Returning Artist, $150: Group Entry
Commission: -none-
Send SASE to: The WIK Fine Art Show, c/o Wright In Kankakee, 701 S Harrison Ave., Kankakee, IL 60901
E-mail: Janice Miller
Phone: 815-933-ARTS
Website: https://www.facebook.com/wrightinkankakeefineartshow (2-page application is available in the "Photos" section)
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Topeka, Kansas
Deadline: May 24, 2015
Posted: 2/18/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: July 10 - August 22, 2015
Title: MidAmerica Pastel Society Regional Juried Show
Venue: SouthWind Gallery
Awards: Best of Show $1500.00
Juror: Mary Binford Miller
Eligibility: Pastel Artists residing in KS, MO, NE, OK, AR, CO.
Fees: $50/non-members, $35/members
Commission: Gallery retains 50% of sales. No NSF or POR
E-mail: Cristine Sundquist
Website: http://midamericapastels.com
Prospectus: http://files.faso.us/52608/4009.pdf
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Wichita, Kansas
Deadline: May 28, 2015
Posted: 2/23/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: August 28 - October 18, 2015
Title: Wichita National All Media Craft Exhibition 2015
Venue: The Wichita Center for the Arts
Awards: $7500 in cash and purchase awards
Juror: Linda Sikora
Eligibility: Artists are encouraged to enter artwork in any traditional or non-traditional craft media. The exhibition is open, but not limited to the following: Ceramics, Enamels, Fiber, Furniture, Glass, Jewelry, Metalsmithing, Paper, Wood, and mixed media. All artwork must be display ready with display hardware included, must fit through a standard 39"x 6'10" doorway. Weight limit is 50 pounds. Installation pieces must be installed and removed by artists. The exhibit is open to all artists living and working in North America. Each entry must be wholly designed and executed by the artist. Works shown in previous Wichita National exhibitions are not eligible.
Fees: $30 for 3 entries
Send SASE to: 9112 E. Central, Wichita, KS 67206
E-mail: Amy Reep
Phone: 316-634-2787
Website: http://www.wcfta.com/upcoming-exhibitions/
Prospectus: http://www.wcfta.com/upcoming-exhibitions/
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Northbrook, Illinois
Deadline: May 31, 2015
Posted: 2/27/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: October 9 - November 20, 2015
Title: Flights of Fancy: Unexpected Works of Whimsy
Venue: Northbrook Public Library
Awards: $2000 Purchase Prize, $1000 2nd Place, $500 3rd Place, $200 Viewer's Choice
Juror: TBA
Eligibility: This year's theme looks for works that embrace unconventional or repurposed materials and tends to surprise the viewer or take them to a place of whimsy and wonder. Works should be completed within the last 5 years and can be executed in any media. Artwork must be suitable for public display and viewable by all ages. Artists must be 18 years or older.
Fees: $40
Commission: 0
E-mail: Celina Preston
Phone: 847.272.6224
Website: http://www.northbrook.info/art-exhibitions
Prospectus: http://www.callforentry.org
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Cincinnati, Ohio
Deadline: June 1, 2015
Posted: 1/26/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: Season 12: September 2015 - August 2016
Title: Season 12 Call for Exhibit Proposals: Solo, Group & Concept Submissions
Sponsor: Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center
Venue: Manifest Gallery
Awards: Exhibiting artists will also be featured in the 'season annual' publication.
Juror: Juried by a broad panel of academic and professional advisors.
Eligibility: Manifest is accepting proposals for solo, group, and concept shows for its upcoming Season 12. Open to all artists. Students and professionals are equally encouraged to enter.
Fees: $50/application
Commission: 30% commission, works may be listed as NFS
E-mail: Jason Franz, Executive Director
Phone: 513-861-3638
Website: http://www.manifestgallery.org
Prospectus: http://www.manifestgallery.org/proposals
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Minot, North Dakota
Deadline: June 1, 2015
Posted: 2/23/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: August 25 - September 24, 2015
Title: Americas 2015: All Media
Venue: Northwest Art Center
Awards: five Merit Awards and one Best of Show. Best of show earns a solo exhibition in 2016 and an invitation to the Best of the Best Show.
Juror: Richard Notkin, Vaughn, WA
Eligibility: Traditional or experimental works, completed in the last two years.
Fees: 2 Entries/$25; Additional Entries $5 each
E-mail: Avis Veikley
Phone: 701-858-3264
Website: http://www.minotstateu.edu/nac
Prospectus: http://www.minotstateu.edu/nac
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Chicago, Illinois
Deadline: June 3, 2015
Posted: 1/13/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: December 3-6, 2015
Title: One of a Kind Show Chicago
Venue: The Merchandise Mart Chicago
Eligibility: The One of a Kind Show invites artists with high quality, handmade, original work to apply to be a part of the One of a Kind experience in Chicago! Eligible work ranges from giftable craft to premium fine art. Artists will be juried and chosen based on uniqueness, craftsmanship and attention to detail. You must be the maker, designer, creator and producer of the work. Artists may have limited assistants/apprentices as long as the artist is on-site and involved as stated above. Your product, booth design and application information will be juried for quality, authenticity, uniqueness, salability, booth presentation and overall balance of categories. Reproduction aids such as molds used in jewelry or ceramics must be created by the applying artisan. For photographers only: original photographs should make up most of the artist's display. Signed and numbered limited editions will be permitted.
Fees: Application fee: $35, Booth fee: $2,500
E-mail: Erin Hartz
Phone: 312.527.7757
Website: http://oneofakindshowchicago.com/exhibit/exhibitorapplication/
Prospectus: http://oneofakindshowchicago.com/exhibit/exhibitorapplication/
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Lincoln, Nebraska
Deadline: June 6, 2015
Posted: 1/30/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: August 7 - October 24, 2015
Title: American Plains Artists 30th Annual Juried Exhibit & Sale
Sponsor: American Plains Artists
Venue: Great Plains Art Museum
Awards: Over $18,000 in Awards with $2,000 Best of Show
Juror: Tom Tierney
Eligibility: Original artwork rendered in traditional media in a realistic or representational style must depict the people, the life, the wildlife, or the landscape of the American Great Plains in past or present times, be rendered within the last three years, and must be for sale. No photography or computer generated art.
Fees: $70
Commission: 25%
Send SASE to: J. I. McElroy, 11730 RD 40, Gurley, NE 69141-6505
E-mail: J. I. McElroy
Phone: 308-249-1488
Website: http://www.americanplainsartists.com
Prospectus: http://www.americanplainsartists.com/2015/APACallforEntries
2015.htm
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Elmore, Ohio
Deadline: June 19, 2015
Posted: 2/10/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: August 15 & 16, 2015
Title: Schedello! Fine Arts & Music Festival
Sponsor: Schedel Foundation
Venue: Schedel Arborretum & Gardens
Awards: First Prize plus 3 honorable mentions - cash awards
Juror: committee of regional artists and academics
Eligibility: Schedello! Fine Arts & Music Festival is a 2-day, outdoor, balanced, juried fine arts show. The Artists' Village is located along the serene Grand Lawn of the beautiful 17 acre Schedel Arboretum & Gardens.
Fees: $20 Jury Fee. $150 for a 10' x 10' booth space or $225 for a 20' x 10' space - free electric for the first 25 applicants accepted. All others, electric is available for a fee of $20.
Commission: Non
E-mail: Rod Noble
Phone: 419-862-3182
Website: http://www.schedello.org
Prospectus: https://www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=3942
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Bismarck, North Dakota
Deadline: June 26, 2015
Posted: 2/10/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: August 4-28, 2015
Title: 4th Annual Square Foot Exhibit
Venue: Bismarck Art & Galleries Association
Eligibility: Artists may enter up to 2 pieces in any media that can be applied to a 12" x 12" canvas. Canvases may not be altered in size and/or shape. Artists will receive their canvas from BAGA to ensure consistency of canvases. The show is open to all artists 18 years old or older. All artwork will be priced at $130 by BAGA.
Fees: $20 for 1 or $25 for 2 pieces of art
Commission: 30%
E-mail: Linda Christman
Phone: 701-223-5986
Website: http://www.bismarck-art.org/index.cfm
Prospectus: http://www.bismarck-art.org/uf/Entry%20Form.pdf
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Galesburg, Illinois
Deadline: July 17, 2015
Posted: 1/21/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: September 12, 2015
Title: Art in the Park
Sponsor: Galesburg Civic Art Center
Venue: Standish Park (where Broad St. meets Tompkins St. in downtown Galesburg, IL)
Awards: $750
Juror: Art in the Park Committee
Eligibility: Fine Arts and Fine Crafts - original work only. Prospectus available after 3/15/15 at www.galesburgarts.org under 'events' tab. Must include 4 images with entry form and fees. This 29th annual Art Fair also includes children's area, emerging artists tent, live music and a food court.
Fees: $50 for 10' x 10' booth plus $10 jury fee
E-mail: Tuesday Cetin
Phone: 309-342-7415
Website: http://www.galesburgarts.org
Prospectus: http://www.galesburgarts.org
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Cincinnati, Ohio
Deadline: October 1, 2015
Posted: 1/26/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: December 11, 2015 - January 10, 2016
Title: The Manifest Prize
Sponsor: Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center
Venue: Manifest Gallery
Awards: $5,000 Cash Award + Solo Exhibition of ONE work
Juror: Juried by a broad panel of academic and professional advisors.
Eligibility: Open to works of any media, any genre/style, any size. One work will be selected for the award, featured in the gallery, and published. Five semi-finalist works will also be published. Open to all artists. Students and professionals are equally encouraged to enter.
Fees: $36 for up to 3 entries, $10 for each additional entry
Commission: 30% commission, works may be listed as NFS
E-mail: Jason Franz, Executive Director
Phone: 513-861-3638
Website: http://www.manifestgallery.org
Prospectus: http://www.manifestgallery.org/one

 
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