all artwork shown above is by Mary Knoblock

Art Opportunities: Call for Artists to exhibit in the NORTHEAST
(ME, NH, VT, MA, RI, CT, NY, PA, NJ)

SUBMIT A CALL FOR ARTISTS: Promote art & photography contests, juried exhibitions, art festivals, or any other artists' opportunities.

 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Elmira, New York
Deadline: April 25, 2014
Posted: 1/21/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: June 20 - August 9, 2014
Title: 74th Regional Exhibition
Sponsor/Venue: Arnot Art Museum
Awards: More than $10,000 in cash awards
Jurors: James Peck, Deborah Pokinski, Kathrine Page
Eligibility: Artists 18 and older living in Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island or Vermont. Work over 5 years old or previously shown at the Arnot Art Museum are not eligible. Maximum of 2 pieces per artist.
Fees: $40 for non-members, $25 for Museum members
Commission: 40%
Send SASE to: Arnot Art Museum, 235 Lake Street, Elmira, NY 14901-3191
E-mail: Laura Wetmore
Website: http://arnotartmuseum.org
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Syracuse, New York
Deadline: May 1, 2014
Posted: 2/4/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: September 6 - October 18, 2014
Title: ArtRage Gallery Juried Show
Sponsor: ArtRage The Norton Putter Gallery
Venue: ArtRage Gallery, Syracuse, NY
Awards: One artist from those selected for this exhibition will be offered an ArtRage Gallery exhibition for a future date.
Jurors: Mary E. Murray, Debora Ryan, Rose Viviano
Eligibility: Open to all two- and three-dimensional media as well as video. All submissions must relate to the mission statement of ArtRage gallery.
Fees: $25
E-mail: Bob Gates
Phone: 315-481-2986
Website: http://artragegallery.org
Prospectus: http://artragegallery.org/artrage-juried-show
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
New York, New York
Deadline: May 1, 2014
Posted: 3/3/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: July 2-26, 2014
Title: Soho Photo Gallery 2014 National Photography Competition
Sponsor: Soho Photo Gallery
Venue: New York City
Awards: $600 cash and prizes
Juror: Ariel Meyerowitz
Eligibility: All U.S. residents, minimum age 18, excluding current members of Soho Photo Gallery. Submit entries at https://spg.slideroom.com
Fees: $85, $65, $40
Commission: 20%
E-mail: Joel Morgovsky
Website: http://www.sohophoto.com/
Prospectus: http://www.sohophoto.com/
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
New York City, NY
Deadline: May 1, 2014
Posted: 3/16/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: September 20-26, 2014
Title: HVAA 82nd Annual National Juried Exhibition
Sponsor: Hudson Valley Art Association, Inc.
Venue: Salmagundi Club
Awards: $12,000
Jurors: Board of Directors/Jury of Selection and Jury of Awards (see prospectus)
Eligibility: Traditional Oil, Watercolor, Pastel, Graphics, Sculpture, Drawing.
Fees: $30 for first entry and $15 for second
E-mail: John Belardo
Website: http://www.hudsonart.org
Prospectus: http://www.hudsonart.org/hvaaexheventpage.html#!exhibitions/
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NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Deadline: May 2, 2014
Posted: 2/21/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: June 25 - July 18, 2014
Title: Cerulean Arts' 2nd Annual Juried Exhibition
Venue: Cerulean Arts Gallery & Studio
Awards: First Prize, cash prize plus inclusion in a 2015 group exhibition. Second and Third cash prizes.
Juror: Cindi Ettinger
Eligibility: Art must be original and have been created within the last two (2)years. Accepted media include painting (oil, acrylic, watercolor), works on paper (drawing, pastel, printmaking), photography and sculpture. Maximum framed size not to exceed 36 inches in either dimension.
Fees: $20 for one entry, $25 for two entries, 30 for three entries.
Commission: 40%
E-mail: Tina Rocha
Phone: 267-514-8647
Website: http://www.ceruleanarts.com
Prospectus: http://www.ceruleanarts.com/Cerulean%20Arts%202nd%20
Annual%20Juried%20Exhibition.pdf
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Albany, New York
Deadline: May 7, 2014
Posted: 4/16/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: June 7, 2014
Title: Art on Lark
Venue: Lark Street - Albany, NY
Awards: Metroland Best of and Times Union Best of
Eligibility: Art on Lark is an amazing one day event held on Albany's Lark Street known as the little city within the city. Lark Street is transformed into a carnival of artists showcasing (and selling) their work to locals and visitors from throughout the Northeast. This event is focused on handmade works and does not permit items to be displayed that are bought and resold.
Fees: $75.00
E-mail: Tommy Nicchi
Phone: 518-336-LARK
Website: http://www.artonlark.com
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Bound Brook, New Jersey
Deadline: May 8, 2014
Posted: 4/8/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: June 15 - July 24, 2014
Title: The River
Sponsor: Hamilton Street Gallery
Venue: Bound Brook, New Jersey
Eligibility: Exhibition is open to residents 18 years or older, living in NY, NJ and PA. All media will be considered and must be original and by the artist. We prefer that work be hand delivered to the gallery, but will accept pre-paid shipment of work through the Post Office with return packaging to and from the gallery. Art work must be ready for hanging and/or installation and must not exceed 60" in any direction. Please no saw tooth hangers. Size limitations for sculptural and video pieces will be considered individually. Two dimensional works on paper and other fragile surfaces must be framed with glass or Plexiglas. All accepted art work must remain at the gallery for the duration of the exhibit. Upon delivery of work, the gallery has the right to reject work that is not consistent with submitted digital images.
Fees: None
Commission: 25%
Send SASE to: Hamilton Street Gallery, P.O. Box 710, Bound Brook, NJ 08805
E-mail: Brain McCormack and Joan Sonnenfeld
Phone: 732-748-2092
Website: http://www.hamiltonstreetgallery.com
Prospectus: http://www.hamiltonstreetgallery.com
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Lewiston, New York
Deadline: May 9, 2014
Posted: 3/6/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: August 9-10, 2014
Title: 48th Annual Lewiston Art Festival
Sponsor: Lewiston Council on the Arts
Venue: Outdoors on Center Street
Awards: $5000
Juror: TBA
Eligibility: Juried art and fine craft competition and show. The festival is Lewiston's signature event and features work by 175 exceptional artists and fine crafters. Categories include paintings, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, fiber, glass, wood, mixed media and photography. Prizes in 8 categories and Best Booth Display. Open to all living artists. Artist demonstrations and artists working with recycled materials are encouraged and highlighted in the event program. Center Street becomes pedestrian only for the 2-day festival. Rain or shine. Complimentary artist awards breakfast Sunday morning.
Fees: $15 jury fee + $175 booth fee
Commission: 0
E-mail: Irene Rykaszewski
Phone: (716) 754-0166
Website: http://www.ArtCouncil.org
Prospectus: http://www.ArtCouncil.org/_pdf/2014_artist_application%20for
%20web.pdf
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Gloucester, Massachusetts
Deadline: April 29 - May 11 (midnight)
Posted: 4/15/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: July 3 - August 3, 2014
Title: A Fine Line: Drawings and Other Interpretations
Sponsor: Rocky Neck Art Colony
Venue: The Cultural Center at Rocky Neck
Juror: Al Minor, Asst. Curator of Contemporary Art, MFA Boston
Eligibility: All New England artists. Only work that has been produced in the last 3 years and has not been shown at any other Cape Ann venue will be considered. All work must be hand delivered...no shipping.
Fees: $25 for up to 3 works; $10 for each additional; 5 total
Commission: 25% for RNAC members; 40% for non-members
Send SASE to: The Cultural Center at Rocky Neck, 6 Wonson St, Gloucester MA 01930
E-mail: AFL - Marty Swanson
Website: http://www.rockyneckartcolony.org
Prospectus: http://www.rockyneckartcolony.org/call.php
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Caldwell, New Jersey
Deadline: May 12, 2014
Posted: 1/21/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: May 31, 2014
Title: Art on the Avenue 2014
Sponsor: Caldwell Merchants Association
Venue: Center of town, Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell, NJ
Awards: $1000 in awards includes $500 Best in Show
Eligibility: Fine Art, Sculpture, Photography, and Fine Art Crafts, and Plein Aire. See application for more detailed information.
Fees: $65 if received by May 1, 2014, $90 May 2-12, 2014
Commission: N/A
E-mail: June Cowell
Phone: 973-364-1124
Website: http://media.wix.com/ugd/2889b6_3923aac1f83743c2b75a008f
15bdeccb.pdf
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Rahway, New Jersey
Deadline: May 14, 2014
Posted: 4/3/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: June 8 - July 3, 2014
Title: State of Being - RSI Bank's 3rd Annual Artists Contest
Sponsor: RSI Bank
Venue: RSI Bank 1500 Irving St, Rahway, NJ 07065
Awards: $4500 in total prizes
Jurors: Sandra Gendlek, Donna Gustafson, Patrick Schiavano
Eligibility: 18 Yrs or older. Resident of NJ, NY, Pa or CT.
Fees: $10.00-Donated to Arts Guild, NJ
Commission: 10%-To be donated directly to Arts Guild NJ
E-mail: Gregory D Trowbridge
Phone: 732.587.1509
Website: http://www.rsibanking.com
Prospectus: http://www.connectionsforart.com/ArtGuildNJ/RSI/StateOfBeing/
PROSPECTUS.html
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Essex Junction, Vermont
Deadline: May 14, 2014
Posted: 4/19/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: June 19 - July 13, 2014
Title: Impromptu
Venue: Darkroom Gallery
Awards: Juror's Choice, Honorable Mention, People's Choice
Juror: Stella Kramer
Eligibility: Open to all photographers
Fees: $24/first four images, $5 for each additional image
Commission: Adjustable
E-mail: Damaris Drummond
Phone: 802-777-FOTO
Website: http://www.darkroomgallery.com
Prospectus: http://www.darkroomgallery.com/ex57/
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
New York, NY
Deadline: May 18, 2014
Posted: 4/18/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: September 15-27, 2014
Title: International Call for Entry - Transportation
Sponsor: New York Center for Photographic Art
Venue: Site 109 Gallery New York City
Awards: Grand Prize $750, First Prize (3) $300, Second Prize (3) $250, Third Prize (3) $200
Juror: Lester Lefkowitz
Eligibility: Open to all photographers, internationally
Fees: $35 for 3 images, $10 for each additional image
Commission: 10%
E-mail: Patricia Gilman
Phone: 917-359-2642
Website: http://nyc4pa.com
Prospectus: http://nyc4pa.com
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Huntington, New York
Deadline: June 1, 2014
Posted: 3/12/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: July 29 - August 23, 2014
Title: Digital Magic
Venue: b.j. spoke gallery
Awards: Exhibition of selected works by each winning artist.
Juror: Laurence Gartel, "father" of digital art.
Eligibility: Digital photography, digital painting, 3D modeling, 3D printing, web based artwork, digital installation, video, phonography, mobile device display, and mixed media works are all potential objects for exhibition.
Fees: $35.00 up to 6 pieces
Commission: 35%
E-mail: Liz Ehrlichman
Phone: (631) 549-5106
Website: http://www.bjspokegallery.com/
Prospectus: http://www.bjspokegallery.com/juried-competitions/digital-magic
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Somerville, New Jersey
Deadline: June 1, 2014
Posted: 3/26/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: June 22, 2014
Title: Downtown Somerville Arts & Crafts Fest
Sponsor: Somerville Professional & Business Assn
Venue: Main St, Downtown Somerville
Juror: JC Promotions Jury Committee
Eligibility: Open to all artists and crafters displaying and selling their original handmade works such as oil and acrylic paintings, watercolors, sculpture, photography, pottery, jewelry, decorative fiber works, metal works, paper, stone, and so much more.
Fees: $150 for a 12' X 10' space
Commission: 0
E-mail: Cissy Gialanella
Phone: 201-998-6311
Website: http://www.jcpromotions.info
Prospectus: http://www.jcpromotions.info/calendar/event/somerville-new-
jersey-106
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
New York, NY
Deadline: June 2, 2014
Posted: 4/4/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: September 6-28, 2014
Title: Governors Island Art Fair
Sponsor: 4heads
Venue: Governors Island, NYC
Jurors: Nicole Laemmle, Jack Robinson, Antony Zito
Eligibility: Get a Room! 4heads is seeking independent artists worldwide in all disciplines to apply for Governors Island Art Fair - New York's Largest Independent Exhibition. More than 100 artists of exceptional talent will be chosen to receive free exhibition space amongst the landmark architecture of historic Governors Island. $35 to apply, free to exhibit!
Fees: $35 - No additional fees
Commission: 30%
Website: http://www.4heads.org
Prospectus: https://4heads.slideroom.com
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Brooklyn, New York
Deadline: June 2, 2014
Posted: 4/8/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: July 26 - August 17, 2014
Title: National Juried Art Show in NYC - Color
Venue: Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition (BWAC) Gallery
Awards: $3000 in awards
Juror: Lauren Hinkson
Eligibility: Competition is open to all residents of the U.S. and its Territories, 18 years of age or older. This is a juried exhibition for artists working in all traditional and non-traditional 2D and 3D media, including film/video when part of an installation. All artwork must be original in concept, design and execution.
Fees: Early Bird Deadline: May 19, 2014: $45. Final Deadline: June 2, 2014: $65.
Commission: BWAC will retain a 25% commission on all exhibition sales.
E-mail: Jane Gutterman
Phone: (718) 596-2506
Website: http://bwac.org/juried.html
Prospectus: http://bwac.org/2014_shows/Fall%20Juried%20Shows/Color_
2014_Prospectus.pdf
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Fairfield, Connecticut
Deadline: June 14, 2014
Posted: 3/18/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: September 26-28, 2014
Title: Birds and Their Habitat
Venue: Connecticut Audubon Society - Center at Fairfield
Eligibility: As the title suggests, works must feature birds and/or the beauty of nature, from bird life and their habitats to the diversity of natural landscapes specific to Connecticut and the Northeast. Works must be original and current. Mediums include: ceramics, painting, photography, sculpture, printmaking, wood carving and fine art crafts.
Fees: $30
Commission: 40%
E-mail: Nelson North
Send SASE to: 2325 Burr Street, Fairfield, CT 06824
Phone: 203-259-6305 ext. 101
Website: http://www.ctaudubon.org/center-at-fairfield/
Prospectus: http://www.ctaudubon.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/
Prospectus-2014.pdf
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Woodstock, Vermont
Deadline: June 14, 2014
Posted: 3/26/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: July 25 - August 23, 2014
Title: Unbound Vol. IV - Book Arts Exhibit
Sponsors: ArtisTree Gallery & Pentangle Arts Council
Venue: ArtisTree Gallery
Awards: 1st place-$300, 2nd place-$200, 3rd place-$100
Juror: Sarah Smith, Book Arts Special Instructor at Dartmouth College
Eligibility: An exhibit of what books can be... Open to artists residing in New England and New York working in 2D, 3D, installation, or assemblage art.
Fees: $30
Commission: 30%
Send SASE to: 281 Barnard Rd Woodstock, VT 05091
E-mail: Adrian Tans
Phone: 802-457-3500
Website: http://www.artistreevt.org
Prospectus: http://www.artistreevt.org/unbound-entry/
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Staten Island, New York
Deadline: June 17, 2014
Posted: 4/11/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: July 12 - August 17, 2014
Title: Can You See Me Now
Sponsor: Creative Photographers Guild
Venue: CPG Gallery/814 Richmond Terrace, S.I., N.Y 10307
Awards: $1,000 in cash awards
Jurors: Ann Marie McDonnell & Vincent Verdi
Eligibility: This call for submission is open to all creators working on smartphones and smart devices. All work must be captured and edited on a smartphone or a smart device. All artwork must be original in concept, design and execution. No image edited on a source other than a smartphone or smart device will be accepted.
Fees: $45 for up to 7 images, $2 for each additional image
E-mail: Steven Weiss
Phone: 917-881-1947
Website: http://cpggallery.org
Prospectus: http://cpggallery.org/competition.html
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Hudson, New York
Deadline: June 30, 2014
Posted: 4/22/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: September 11 - October 4, 2014
Title: Strange Figurations
Sponsor: SlowArt Productions
Venue: Limner Gallery
Awards: $2200 in publication awards
Juror: Limner Gallery Director
Eligibility: Open to all interpretations of the concept, Strange Figurations. Open to all media, techniques and styles from the realist to the surreal and visionary. 72" maximum dimension.
Fees: $35
Commission: 35% of sales
Send SASE to: SlowArt, 123 Warren St, Hudson, NY, 12534
E-mail: Tim Slowinski
Phone: 518-828-2343
Website: http://www.slowart.com
Prospectus: http://www.slowart.com/prospectus/strange.htm
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Deadline: July 12, 2014
Posted: 2/25/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: November 8, 2014 - February 8, 2015
Title: PWS 35th International Juried Exhibition
Sponsor: Pennsylvania Watercolor Society
Venue: Pennsylvania State Museum
Awards: $12,000 plus
Juror: Sterling Edwards
Eligibility: All artists 18 or older working with water media on paper. Work completed after Oct. 2011. No prints, copies, class work or digital work allowed. Max frame size 60 inches, minimum image size 8 x 10 inches.
Fees: Members - $20 for 2 entries; non-members $30 for 2 entries
Commission: 35% on sold work
E-mail: John W Walker
Phone: 717-235-5310
Website: http://www.pawcs.com
Prospectus: http://www.pawcs.com
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Deadline: July 14, 2014
Posted: 3/13/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: October 4-25, 2014
Title: 68th International Aqueous Open
Sponsor: Pittsburgh Watercolor Society
Venue: Spinning Plate Gallery
Awards: $4,000
Juror: Donna Zagotta
Eligibility: Original, two-dimensional, work, executed in water-based media (excluding water-mixable oils). Completed since January 2011, and not shown previously in a PWS exhibit. Please refer to prospectus for details.
Fees: $40 for non PWS members, $35 for PWS members
Commission: 40% of sale
E-mail: Samira Shaheen
Phone: 412-731-0636
Website: http://www.pittsburghwatercolorsociety.com
Prospectus: http://www.pittsburghwatercolorsociety.com
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Basking Ridge, New Jersey
Deadline: July 15, 2014
Posted: 1/27/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: October 4 - November 15, 2014
Title: "Art of the Horse"
Sponsor: New Jersey Equine Artists' Association
Venue: The Farmstead Arts Center, Basking Ridge, NJ
Fees: $25-3 pieces
Commission: 30%
Send SASE to: NJEAA Box 177 Lebanon, NJ 08833
E-mail: X/Sheila Barnes
Phone: 908 284-9751
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Saranac Lake, New York
Deadline: August 10, 2014
Posted: 3/18/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: August 21-24, 2014
Title: Adirondack Plein Air Festival
Sponsor: Saranac Lake ArtWorks
Venue: Adirondack Mountains, Saranac Lake, NY
Awards: 12 Awards, $500 1st place
Juror: Gayle Levée
Eligibility: Open to all plein air artists; 3 days of painting; 4th day is Show & Sale, juried for prizes. August 19-20, Pre-event workshops including one by juror, Gayle Levee.
Fees: $25
Commission: 15%
E-mail: Sandra Hildreth
Phone: 518-891-1388
Website: http://saranaclakeartworks.com/pleinair
Prospectus: http://saranaclakeartworks.com/pleinair/register.htm
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Deadline: August 25, 2014
Posted: 4/15/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: October 25 - November 30, 2014
Title: "It's Pastel!" 6th Annual National Juried Exhibition
Sponsor: Pastel Society of New Hampshire
Venue: Discover Portsmouth Center, Portsmouth, NH
Awards: $5000+, $1000 Best in Show
Juror: Juror of Selection: Frank Federico, PSA; Juror of Awards: Robert Carsten, PSA
Eligibility: Open to all artists in the United States. Artists may enter up to 3 digital images. Work must be original soft pastels only. No classroom or workshop work allowed. All paintings must be for sale. See prospectus for more information.
Fees: Members: $35, Non-Members: $45
Send SASE to: Kitty Clark, 69 Peninsula Dr., Stratham, NH 03885
Website: http://www.pastelsocietynh.com
Prospectus: http://www.pastelsocietynh.com
 

LOCAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Chatham, New Jersey
Deadline: September 1, 2014
Posted: 3/26/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: September 14, 2014
Title: Chatham Fine Arts & Crafts
Sponsor: Chatham Area Artisans Guild
Venue: Chatham Train Station, 30 Fairmount Ave
Juror: Chatham Area Artisans Guild
Eligibility: Open to fine artists, crafters and photographers. JC is seeking exhibitors interested in demonstrating their work.
Fees: $150 for a 12' X 10' space
Commission: 0
E-mail: Cissy Gialanella
Phone: 201-998-6311
Website: http://www.jcpromotions.info
Prospectus: http://www.jcpromotions.info/calendar/event/chatham-new-jersey-34
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Wayne, Pennsylvania
Deadline: September 12, 2014
Posted: 4/14/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: December 5, 2014 - January 31, 2015
Title: Craft Forms 2014, 20th Anniversary International Juried Exhibition Contemporary Fine Craft
Sponsor/Venue: Wayne Art Center
Awards: $6,000+
Jurors: David McFadden, Chief Curator Emeritus, Museum of Art & Design, and Bruce Pepich, Executive Director and Curator of Collections, Racine Art Museum
Eligibility: Work submitted must be innovative and original in design. Work derivative of other artists or work created in a workshop with the aid of an instructor is not acceptable. Open to all professional artists working in clay, fiber, glass, metal, wood and/or mixed media crafts. All work must have been completed within the past two years and may not have been previously exhibited at the Wayne Art Center.
Fees: $40 for up to two artworks
Commission: WAC will retain 40% commission of work sold
Website: http://www.craftformsentry.org/

 
SUBMIT A CALL FOR ARTISTS: Promote art & photography contests, juried exhibitions, art festivals, or any other artists' opportunities.