Local
Call for Artists
May31

Art Westport 2018

The Westport Regional Business League invites artists to apply for Art Westport 2018, held September 7-9, 2018 at Westport in Kansas City, MO. Awards for Best of Show, First Place, Second Place. Jurors: Marcus Cain, Brett Knape, Sherry Leedy, Beth Lurey, Johanna Perry. Categories: Ceramics, Digital Art, Drawing, Emerging Artist, Fiber, Glass, Jewelry, Metal, Mixed Media, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Wood. $25 application fee. Deadline: May 31, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 816-531-4370.
National
Call for Artists
May31

Chickens and Other Signs of Rural Life

Blue Cat Gallery & Studio in Wayne, NE announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, July 11 - Sept 1, 2018. A Best of Show, and first place in 2-D and first place in 3-D will be awarded, totaling $500. Juror: Meghan O'Connor. Chickens and Other Signs of Rural Life is a juried exhibition and competition open to artists of all career levels from emerging to professional, 18 years of age or older. Any media may be submitted, including painting, works on paper, printmaking, photography, and sculpture (excluding installation art). The opening reception will coincide with the Wayne Chicken Show, a three-day community event that draws around 10,000 people each year. Artists may submit up to three entries created in the last two years; a $25 non-refundable entry fee is required. Deadline: May 31, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 402-454-5144.
National
Call for Artists
May31

23rd Annual Washburn University Outdoor Sculpture Competition

Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, August 2018 - July 2019. $1,500 stipend for selected works. Artists may enter up to five works for consideration. All submitted work must be of sound design, free standing and suitable for outdoor public display without external support. Steel and concrete pedestals and ground mounts will be provided for each selected entry when required. Only finished works will be considered. $25 entry fee. Deadline: May 31, 2018. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Jun1

Americas 2018: All Media

Artists are invited to submit entries for a juried art exhibition, August 21 - October 6, 2018 at the Walter Piehl Gallery, Northwest Arts Center in Minot, North Dakota. Cash and purchase awards. Solo show for Best of Show. Juror: Scott Parsons. Original works in any medium, traditional or experimental, including photographs, qualify. Work must have been completed within the last two years and not previously exhibited in an Americas 2000 exhibition. 2 entries $30; additional entries $5 each. Max 5 entries. Deadline: June 1, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 701-858-3264.
National
Call for Artists
Jun1

House of Wax: Juried Encaustic Competition

Northville Art House in Northville, Michigan announces a call to artists for a juried encaustic exhibition, August 3-25, 2018. $750 in awards: 1st $400, 2nd $200, 3rd $100, 4th $50, plus Honorable Mention awards. Juror: Candace Law. Artists, 18 and over, may submit a maximum of 3 works of art created primarily in encaustic, hot wax, and/or cold wax within the last 2 years, and not previously exhibited at the Northville Art House. The maximum size of all artwork is 44" in any direction, including the width of the frame for 2D work. $35 for non-members, $25 for members. Deadline: June 1, 2018, 11:59 PM EST. More info. Contact: email or call 248-344-0497.
National
Call for Artists
Jun3

Oil Painting National Exhibition

Mark Arts in Wichita, KS announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, July 20 - September 29, 2018. $3,000 in awards. Juror: Daniel Keys. Only oil painting media, including alkyds, will be accepted. Acrylics and oil pastels are not eligible. All paintings must be thoroughly dry and suitably framed. Paintings should be ready to hang, with screw eyes and wire installed. Irregularly shaped paintings are acceptable. There are no size limitations. $30 entry fee. Deadline: June 3, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 316-634-2787.
Regional
Call for Artists
Jun5

Artist vendors wanted

Artists are invited to apply for the 47th Annual Custer Fair, a fundraiser for the Piccolo Theatre, held June 16-17, 2018 in Evanston, IL. The festival averages 100,000 plus patrons over the two days. Seeking family friendly hand crafted items or artwork. $225 vendor fee. Deadline: June 5, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 224-714-7085.
Local
Call for Artists
Jun10

Global Arts Festival

Artists are invited to apply for the Global Arts Festival, June 23-24, 2018 at Bartlett Park in Bartlett, IL. This is a festival to celebrate the diversity within our area with multicultural music, art, crafts, dance, food and events. This is not a juried show. It is open to all folk, fine artists, crafters, fair trade and other ethnic shops whose items for sale express world cultures. Also open to nonprofit informational booths. $175 fee. Deadline: June 10, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 630-372-4152.
International
Call for Artists
Jun11

10th Annual Nude: Exploring the Uncovered Human Form in Current Art

Manifest Gallery in Cincinnati, OH announces a call to artists for an international competitive exhibit, August 17 - September 14, 2018. Up to $2500 in awards. This year, Manifest is happy to celebrate a decade of exploring the nude in contemporary art, and renew our invitation to artists to submit works in any media, of any style or genre (abstract, conceptual, highly realistic, etc.), and of any size, for this exhibit exploring the uncovered human form. $40 entry fee. Deadline: June 11, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 513-861-3638.
International
Call for Artists
Jun13

Textuality: Exploring Works Which Incorporate Text or Letter Forms

Manifest Gallery in Cincinnati, OH announces a call to artists for an upcoming art exhibition, August 17 - September 14, 2018. Up to $2500 in awards. This project is intended to feature and explore works which incorporate text or letter forms. These may be in ways that are quite straightforward, or which are abstract, fragmented, or in other ways surprising or significantly processed away from recognition. We are eager to see just how artists make work in any media or genre (painting, drawing, collage, photography, printmaking, sculpture, mixed media, video, and non-traditional art, etc.) using text or letter forms as a significant element. $40 entry fee. Deadline: June 13, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 513-861-3638.
International
Call for Artists
Jun15

The Telling Image

Praxis Gallery | Photographic Arts Center in Minneapolis, MN seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, July 13 - August 8, 2018. A Juror's Choice and two Honorable Mentions will be awarded by the juror, Ross Anderson. Open to all / All genres, capture types, black & white and color, traditional and non-traditional photographic and digital post-production processes are welcome for submission. $35 for 5 images, $5 each additional image. Deadline: June 15, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 612-728-5520.
National
Call for Artists
Jun16

Art in the Park

Highland Arts Council announces a call to artists for Art in the Park, held October 12-14, 2018 at Lindendale Park in Highland, IL. $9,000 in awards. Juror: Lynnette L Schuepbach. Eligible Media: Clay, Drawing/Pastels, Fabric/Fiber, Graphics/Printmaking, Glass, Jewelry, Mixed Media, Painting, Photography, Sculpture, Wood. $30 non-refundable jury fee; $250/booth space; $25 for corner booth. Deadline: June 16, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 618-558-0054.
National
Call for Artists
Jun29

7th Annual Square Foot Exhibit

The Bismarck Art & Galleries Association in Bismarck, ND announces a call to artists for a non-juried art exhibition, August 7-31, 2018. Open to oil, watercolor, acrylic, or mixed media. $25 for one entry; $30 for two entries. Deadline: June 29, 2018. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 701-223-5986.
National
Call for Artists
Jun29

West of Center: Juried All-Media Exhibition

Northville Art House in Northville, Michigan seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, September 7-29, 2018. $750 in awards: 1st $400, 2nd $200, 3rd $100, 4th $50, plus Honorable Mention awards. Juror: Jeff Cancelosi. Artists, 18 and over, may submit a maximum of 3 one-of-a-kind, compelling works of art presented in new, experimental, inventive and/or unexpected ways. Art may be created in any media, including electronic and digital, within the last 2 years, and not previously exhibited at the Northville Art House. The maximum size of all artwork is 54" in any direction, including the width of the frame for 2D work. $35 for non-members, $25 for members. Deadline: June 29, 2018, 11:59 PM EST. More info. Contact: email or call 248-344-0497.
National
Call for Artists
Jun30

31st annual Northern National Art Competition

The Nicolet College Art Gallery and The Northern Arts Council announce a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, September 29 - November 9, 2018 at the Nicolet College Art Gallery in Rhinelander, WI. More than $8,500 will be awarded, including three $1,000 Awards of Excellence and several $500 Special Merit awards. Juror: Mark Steven Greenfield. Open to all artists 18 years or older who are US residents. Each artist may submit one or two images of recent, original, 2D hang-able artwork in any medium including drawing, painting, collage, photography, fiber, and mixed media. There is no theme. $35 entry fee. Deadline: June 30, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 715-365-4556.
International
Call for Artists
Jun30

14th Heartland Art Guild International Miniature Painting & Sculpture Show

The Heartland Art Guild seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, July 2 - August 3, 2018 at the Miami County Historical Museum in Paola, Kansas. Best of Show and Merit Awards receive cash awards and ribbons. All awards by juror (Joni Johnson-Godsy) will be final. Miniature 2-D art and sculpture not to exceed 25 square inches. Hand pulled prints if limited edition, signed and numbered. No photos or computer generated work. Entry fee for 1-3 entries: $30 if hand-delivered; $40 if shipped; $55 if Non-USA via PayPal. Deadline for Hand delivered: June 30, 2018 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.. More info. Contact: email or call 785.521.0449.
National
Call for Artists
Jul1

2018 National Juried Exhibition

The NorthStar Watermedia Society announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, September 10 - October 18, 2018 at the White Bear Center for the Arts in Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN. Minimum of $4,000 in cash and non-cash awards (previous years totalled over $8,500). Juror: Rachel Daly. Open to all artists 18 years and older. All work submitted must be suitable for family audience. Watermedia only. All work submitted must be wholly original and completed after 01/01/2016. Minimum image size 80 sq." (ie. 8x10); maximum size (incl. frame) 42" in any directrion. Online entries only at www.callforentry.org. $40 for members, $50 for non-members for up to 3 entries. Deadline: July 1, 2018. More info.
International
Call for Artists
Jul5

Motherhood

The Anton Art Center in Mount Clemens, MI invites visual art submissions for Motherhood, a juried visual art exhibition featuring works of varying media on the complexity of motherhood, July 28 - September 5, 2018. $900.00 USD in awards. Artists respond to how mothering affects a person's body, mind, and identity, how motherhood influences creative work or vice versa, or to generally address the topic of motherhood as it pertains to them. Open to parents and non-parents alike, regardless of gender, marital status, sexual orientation, parental stage, number of living or deceased biological, step, foster, or adopted children, etc. All media accepted, including but not limited to photography, ink, graphite, colored pencil, charcoal, paint, mixed media, fiber, stone, wood, metal, new media, ceramic, paper, collage, printmaking, glass, jewelry, performance, non-traditional, etc. No size limitations. Artists may submit up to three original entries. $20 for Art Center Members, $25 for non-members. Deadline: July 5, 2018, 5:00pm EST. More info. Contact: email or call 1-586-469-8666.
Regional
Call for Artists
Jul16

Williamston ArtFest

Artists are invited to apply for the Williamston ArtFest, held July 28, 2018 at McCormick Park in Williamston, Michigan. Juror: Elizabeth Williams. The Williamston ArtFest maintains high standards of quality in all juried categories (See Prospectus). All work must be the creation of the exhibiting artist: the original concept design, style and execution must be attributable solely to the displaying artist(s). All work on display must be consistent with the images submitted for jurying. Artists must be at least 18 years of age. $15 application fee. Deadline: July 16, 2018. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 517-599-9827.
National
Call for Artists
Jul16

ViewPoint 50 presented by the Cincinnati Art Club

The Cincinnati Art Club announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, September 14 through October 13, 2018 at Greenwich House Gallery, in Cincinnati, Ohio. First Place - $3,000, 2nd Place - $1,000, 3rd Place - $750, additional cash and in-kind awards to be announced. A panel of 8 jurors will select the exhibition, Aline Ordman is the final awards Judge. Open to all artists 18 years of age and older. Accepts entries in oil, watercolor, acrylic, sculpture, pastel, drawing, lithography, intaglio, serigraphy, collage and mixed-media. All entries must be totally original work conceived and executed by the entrant in the past three years. $50 first entry, second $25, third $25, 4th entry free. Deadline: July 16, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 513-312-4013.
National
Call for Artists
Jul20

BlackWhiteMetallic Exhibition Call for Art

artlessBastard in DePere, WI seeks entries for an upcoming exhibit, September 7 - October 12, 2018 with awards for Best In Show Overall, Best in Show Theme Interpretation, People's Choice. 2 guests jurors, rotating per group show. Seeking 2D & 3D works of art, in all mediums - excluding performance art or film. Though submitted works may contain other colors or accent hues, the dominant color must be black, white or metallic (or a combination of them). Whether your work is traditional or contemporary... photographic or charcoal... smooth & shiny or tough & textured... watercolor or oil... loosely sketched or laboriously layered... we want to see it! And whether the piece is 'safe' in subject matter or shockingly absurd - if it is predominantly black, white or metallic - then it's a good fit for this exhibition. $15 per submission, $10 for students. Deadline: July 20, 2018. More info. Contact: email
National
Call for Artists
Jul20

National Call for Entries - 7th Annual Encaustic Exhibition

Morpho Gallery in Chicago, IL seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, August 24th - September 22nd. Jurors: Kathy Blankley Roman & Dan Addington. The exhibit is open to artists who work in the encaustic medium. Mixed media is welcomed, but encaustic must be the primary medium. This year we will allow 3D work as well as 2D. Maximum 2D dimensions should not exceed 28" per side, including frame or support, minimum size: 8"x8" or 16 running inches (H+L). 3D works not to exceed 28" in all dimensions including mount, if applicable. Jurying will be done from jpeg images only. See prospectus for specific submission requirements. Accepted works must be professionally presented: framed or with finished edges, wired for hanging and with a label affixed to the back with the artist's name and title of work. No clip frames. Exposed edges and back must be clean. Works with special installation or assembly requirements must have concise instructions included or the artist must be available to assist with the installation. $25 for 3 images, $5 for each additional image, limited to 6 total. Deadline: July 20, 2018 at 11:59 PM CST. More info. Contact: email or call 773-878-4255.
National
Call for Artists
Aug1

Comic Exhibit: Sci Fi/Fantasy

The Department of Art at Pittsburg State University announces a call to artists for an upcoming comic exhibit, November 1, 2018 - February 1, 2019 at the University Gallery in Pittsburg, KS. Awards: Skype Interview with Juror, Jeremy Haun. Seeking Unpublished Comic Book Artists! Send 3-5 pages full story, in pencils, inks, or colors - all individual work. Sci-Fi Fantasy theme. No entry fee. Deadline: August 1, 2018. More info. Contact: email
Regional
Call for Artists
Aug1

70th Grand Detour Arts Festival call to artists

The historic village of Grand Detour, IL invites artists to apply for the Grand Detour Arts Festival, held September 9, 2018. Awards given for Best of Show; Oil/Acrylic; Watercolor; Photography; 3-Dimensional; Jewelry; Tradition Continues; Pastel. Runner-up awards. Plus multiple Purchase Awards. Over $3,000 in cash prizes! Open to all fine arts including painting, graphics, sculpture, jewelry, photography, drawing, and artisan crafts (clay, fiber, glass, metal, paper, wood). $60 before 6/1/18; $75 after 6/1/18. Deadline: August 1, 2018. More info (PDF). Contact: email
National
Call for Artists
Aug31

2nd ANJE 2018

The Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art in Wausau, WI announces a call to artists for its 2nd Annual National Juried Exhibition, October 2 - December 29, 2018. Over $10,000 in cash awards. Juror: Frank Bernarducci. The competition is open to artists, 18 years or older, nationwide. No international entries. Artists working in any medium are encouraged to enter, with the exception of video and computer generated work. Up to four works permitted per entry/entrant. $100 entry fee. Deadline: August 31, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 715-571-6551.

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