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.

 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Essex Junction, Vermont
Deadline: December 28, 2014
Posted: 11/12/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: January 29 - February 22, 2015
Title: Chronograph
Sponsor: Darkroom Gallery
Venue: Darkroom Gallery, 12 Main St., Essex Junction, VT 05452
Awards: All selected entries are exhibited in our gallery and included in a full color exhibit catalog. Juror's Choice receives a 30x48" vinyl exhibit banner featuring their image, free entry into a future exhibition, and a free exhibition catalog.
Juror: Johan Hallberg-Campbell
Eligibility: All photographers, amateur or professional, of any skill level internationally
Fees: $24 for four images
Commission: varies
Send SASE to: Darkroom Gallery, 12 Main St., Essex Junction, VT, 05452 USA
E-mail: Ken Signorello
Phone: 802-777-3686
Website: http://www.darkroomgallery.com
Prospectus: http://www.darkroomgallery.com/ex65
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Shippensburg, Pennsylvania
Deadline: December 30, 2014
Posted: 10/8/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: January 10-31, 2015
Title: Threads of Life: Fiber Arts Exhibit
Venue: SHAPE (Shippensburg Arts Programming & Education), a 501c3 nonprofit gallery celebrating its 15 anniversary this year
Juror: Becky Myers
Eligibility: Original works of art, functional and non-functional, 2D and 3D work using fiber of all forms; weaving, felting, quilting, yarn, mixed fiber, etc. All work must be of original design. No kits or pattern work will be accepted. Pieces may not exceed 48 inches in any direction. 2D work must be ready to hang with pockets and dowel or flat rods extending one inch on each side beyond the edge of the work. 3D work must be free standing or submitted with a support. (Dress forms for apparel may be available on a limited basis.) Intake dates are December 29, 4-6pm and December 30, 4-6pm. Artists who cannot deliver work on these dates should contact Becky Myers info@shapeart.org to arrange for drop off.
Commission: 30% commission to SHAPE
E-mail: Becky Myers
Phone: 717-532-2559
Website: http://www.shapeart.org
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Hudson, New York
Deadline: December 31, 2014
Posted: 11/18/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: January 29 - February 21, 2015
Title: Small Works 2015
Sponsor: SlowArt Productions
Venue: Limner Gallery
Awards: Purchase awards
Juror: Limner Gallery Director
Eligibility: Open to all artists Nationally
Fees: No entry fee
E-mail: Limner Gallery
Website: http://www.slowart.com
Prospectus: http://www.slowart.com/prospectus/small.htm
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
various locations
Deadline: Jurying begins August 29, 2014 and continues until full
Posted: 8/18/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: January 30 - February 1 in Chantilly, VA - Dulles Expo Center
March 13-15 in Somerset, NJ - Garden State Exhibition Center
March 20-22 in Oaks, PA - Greater Philadelphia Expo Center
April 17-19 in Gaithersburg, MD - Montgomery County Fairgrounds
April 24-26 in Timonium, MD - Maryland State Fairgrounds
Title: Sugarloaf Craft Festivals Now Accepting Artist Applications for Spring 2015
Sponsor: Sugarloaf Craft Festivals
Eligibility: The Artist or Craftsperson who designs the work and is a principal of the business must be present to show their work. All work must be original and completely finished.
Fees: $20 Seasonal Jurying Fee
E-mail: Lorrie Staley
Phone: 301-990-1400
Website: http://www.sugarloafcrafts.com/becomeex.html
Prospectus: http://www.sugarloafcrafts.com/become-exhibitor/PDFs/scf_app
_contract_spring_2015.pdf
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
New York, NY
Deadline: January 1, 2015
Posted: 11/16/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: February 4 - March 1, 2015
Title: Paper Show
Venue: Ashok Jain Gallery
Eligibility: Exhibit any media paper works in a group show for 4 weeks
Fees: $800
Commission: 33% on sales
E-mail: Ashok Jain Gallery
Phone: 212 969-9660
Website: http://ajaingallery.com
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Guilford, Connecticut
Deadline: January 11, 2015
Posted: 10/19/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: July 17-19, 2015
Title: Guilford Art Center's Craft Expo 2015
Sponsor: Guilford Art Center
Venue: The Guilford Green
Awards: NA
Jurors: Kathleen Browne, Kate Lydon, Trudi Van Dyke
Eligibility: Open to fine crafts made in North America by hand or with appropriate tools, by an individual or with help from a limited number of assistants/apprentices.
Fees: $40
Commission: 0
E-mail: Allison Maltese
Phone: 203 453-5947
Website: http://guilfordartcenter.org/expo/
Prospectus: https://www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=3613
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Saranac Lake, New York
Deadline: January 12, 2015 - Midnight your local time
Posted: 11/20/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: January 30 - February 28, 2015
Title: Abstraction - 3rd Annual Juried Art Competition
Venue: BluSeed Studios
Awards: Cash
Jurors: Wah Wing Chan and Ann McCall
Eligibility: Open to all artists/media (excluding video/sound and installation art). All art must be original and personally executed. No reproductions will be accepted.
Fees: $30 ($25 for BluSeed Members) for one or two works. A third work for additional $5.
Commission: 30% Commission on all sales
E-mail: Michelle - Office Coordinator
Phone: 518-891-3799
Website: http://bluseedstudios.org/calendar/abstraction-juried-exhibition-
submission/
Prospectus: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/cklqrmt7pp6gf3t/AAAsICSar28lRGB
3D8SuV_vYa?dl=0
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
Deadline: January 16, 2015
Posted: 11/12/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: April 3-26, 2015
Title: The Earth Speaks, A Juried Exhibition on the Climate Crisis
Sponsor: Pocono Arts Council
Venue: ArtSpace Gallery
Awards: $1100 Total Awards
Juror: Patricia Watts, Founder of ecoartspace
Eligibility: The Earth Speaks is a juried exhibit arising from a deepening concern for the climate crisis currently affecting our planet. Art has always been a powerful vehicle for raising consciousness, and this exhibit hopes to bring to light our growing awareness of a crisis we can no longer ignore. The Earth Speaks is an open call for work that focuses the attention of the viewing public on the gravity of the issue. The show is open to all, with awards available in a variety of mediums including 2-D, 3D, Photography and Printmaking. Students are welcomed and encouraged to enter.
Fees: Student: $15 for first 2 entries; Adult: $20 for first 2 entries
Commission: 20% Commission on all sales
Send SASE to: Pocono Arts Council, 18 N. Seventh St., Stroudsburg PA 18360
E-mail: Laura Goss
Phone: 570-476-4460
Website: http://www.poconoarts.org
Prospectus: http://www.poconoarts.org
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Newark, New Jersey
Deadline: January 24, 2015
Posted: 11/17/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: June 4-30, 2015
Title: Studio Montclair's ViewPoints 2015 Annual Exhibition
Sponsor: Studio Montclair
Venue: aljira, a Center for Contemporary Art, 591 Broad St, Newark, NJ
Awards: Cash awards
Juror: Jeffrey Wechsler
Eligibility: all artists; all media including video and installations
Fees: $40 for 3 images
Commission: 30%
E-mail: Phoebe Pollinger
Phone: 973-744-1818
Website: http://www.studiomontclair.org
Prospectus: http://studiomontclair.org/?p=6824
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Lake George, New York
Deadline: January 31, 2015
Posted: 10/15/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: 2016 Season
Title: Annual Call for Exhibition Proposals
Sponsor: Lake George Arts Project
Venue: Courthouse Gallery
Awards: n/a
Juror: n/a
Fees: n/a
Commission: n/a
E-mail: Gallery Committee
Phone: 518-668-2616
Website: http://www.lakegeorgearts.org
Prospectus: http://www.lakegeorgearts.org/annual-call.htm
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Glens Falls, New York
Deadline: February 1, 2015
Posted: 11/19/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: March 4 - April 4, 2015
Title: Small Works 2015
Sponsor: Shirt Factory Gallery
Venue: Shirt Factory, 71 Lawrence St., Glens Falls, NY 12801
Awards: $3,000 total awards
Juror: Rebecca Pelchar
Eligibility: Open call, all media except video; online entry only www.onlinejuriedshows.com. Entries must be 12" or under.
Fees: $30 for 2 entries, $40 for 3 entries
Commission: 30% gallery commission on all sales
E-mail: David Francis
Phone: 518-232-5939
Website: http://www.shirtfactorygallery.com
Prospectus: http://www.shirtfactorygallery.com
 

LOCAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
New York, NY
Deadline: February 15, 2015
Posted: 11/16/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: May 27 - June 7, 2015 & June 10-28, 2015
Title: solo / group exhibition
Sponsor: Ashok Jain Gallery
Venue: 58 Hester Street
Awards: Solo exhibition, group exhibition
Juror: Soari Ohta
Eligibility: All media artists are invited to apply for this juried exhibition. One person will be awarded a solo show for 2 weeks, and 4 artists will be awarded a group show.
Fees: $100
Commission: 33% on sales
E-mail: Ashok Jain
Phone: 212 969-9660
Website: http://ajaingallery.com
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Slippery Rock, Pennsylvania
Deadline: March 1, 2015
Posted: 9/11/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: March 30 - April 2, 2015
Title: Global Images of U.S. Women
Sponsor: The Know Art Project/ Slippery Rock University
Venue: Slippery Rock University
Awards: none
Juror: non-juried
Eligibility: The Know Art Project, in conjunction with the Women's and Gender Studies Program and Martha Gault Art Society of Slippery Rock University (Slippery Rock, PA) announces Global Images of U.S. Women. Female artists from around the world (excluding American citizens) are invited to interpret how they see women of The United States of America. Artists of every level, background, and age are encouraged to submit work. This is a non-juried exhibit and submission is free. All art must be executed on a standard 5x7 (13cmx18cm) postcard. Works may be in any medium as long as pieces remain 2 dimensional and fitted onto a postcard. All submissions will become part of the permanent collection of works of the Women's and Gender Studies Program of Slippery Rock University and possibly used for publication. No art will be returned. The exhibit runs March 30 - April 2, 2015 at the Robert M. Smith Student Center. On 3/30 there will be an opening reception and discussion pertaining to the exhibit. As well, a panel discussion will take place on 3/31 exploring the intersections of art, politics, and gender theory. Please include artist's name, age, country of origin, and contact information with all work. All artist contact information will be included in the exhibition. Send submissions to: The Know Art Project c/o William Smith, 248 Maple Street, Slippery Rock, PA, 16057, USA
Fees: none
Commission: none
E-mail: Bill Smith
Phone: 724-421-5393
Website: http://theknowartproject.org
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Wayne, Pennsylvania
Deadline: March 1, 2015
Posted: 11/7/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: March 29 - May 2, 2015
Title: The 5 B's: Birds, Bees, Butterflies, Bats, and Bugs
Sponsor: Wayne Art Center
Venue: Davenport Gallery at Wayne Art Center
Awards: $2,000
Jurors: Perky Edgerton and Brian Meunier
Eligibility: Wayne Art Center and Bird Town, Pennsylvania, the working partner of the Audubon Society, will be collaborating on an exhibition featuring works depicting birds, bats, bees, butterflies and other insects. The show will include two and three-dimensional works that will be showcased inside and outdoors at the Wayne Art Center. The exhibition of paintings, works on paper, mixed media, as well as ceramics, sculpture, jewelry, fiber and glass will be on display in the Davenport Gallery. Outdoor sculpture will be installed in the gardens of the Wayne Art Center.
Fees: $35
Commission: 40%
E-mail: Patti Hallowell
Phone: 610-688-3553
Website: http://www.thefivebsentry.org
Prospectus: http://www.thefivebsentry.org
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Wayne, Pennsylvania
Deadline: March 1, 2015
Posted: 11/12/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: May 16 - June 27, 2015
Title: 9th Annual Wayne Plein Air Festival
Sponsor/Venue: Wayne Art Center
Awards: $10,000
Juror: Ray Roberts
Eligibility: The juror will select 30 artists to compete in the festival from May 12-16 in Wayne, PA and its historical and pastoral surroundings. Works completed during the festival week will be judged for prizes.
Fees: $40
Commission: 40%
E-mail: Patti Hallowell
Phone: 610-688-3553
Website: http://waynepleinair.org
Prospectus: http://waynepleinairentry.org
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Altoona, Pennsylvania
Deadline: March 2, 2015
Posted: 10/29/14
 
 Title: Ivyside Juried Art Competition
Sponsor: Penn State Altoona
Venue: Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts
Awards: Solo exhibition
Eligibility: Artists will be selected from on-line submissions by a faculty committee. Up to six artists are awarded annually with a solo gallery exhibition in one of two gallery spaces (each approximately 13' x 25') at the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts at Penn State Altoona. Open to all visual artists in all media. Entries must have been completed within the last two years. If awarded, artwork must be suitable for installation and must not exceed 84" in any firm dimension. Two-dimensional works must not weigh more than 60 lbs., including frame, and must be ready to hang with the appropriate attached hardware. Three-dimensional works weighing over 80 lbs must have a base that can be rolled or composed of elements that can be easily moved. If awarded, artwork may be hand-delivered or shipped prepaid. Penn State Altoona will make every effort to cover return shipping.
Fees: No entry fee
E-mail: Eleanor H. Feeley
Phone: 814-949-5451
Website: http://www.altoona.psu.edu/misciagna/application.php
Prospectus: http://www.altoona.psu.edu/misciagna/application.php
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Cohasset, Massachusetts
Deadline: March 2, 2015
Posted: 12/16/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: April 10 - May 24, 2015
Title: Earth, Wind & Fire
Sponsor: South Shore Art Center, Inc.
Venue: Bancroft Gallery
Awards: $1200
Juror: Carl Belz, Director Emeritus at Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA
Eligibility: South Shore Art Center invites entries of original work that offer distinctive, imaginative imagery within the theme, Earth, Wind & Fire. Open to all media. No geographic restrictions. All work must be for sale.
Fees: $25/3, $35/4, $45/5
Commission: 40%
E-mail: Sarah Hannan
Phone: 781-383-2787
Website: http://www.ssac.org
Prospectus: https://client.smarterentry.com/SSAC/
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Hamilton, New Jersey
Deadline: March 23, 2015
Posted: 12/19/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: October 18, 2015 - April 6, 2016
Title: 2015 Outstanding Student Achievement in Contemporary Sculpture Awards
Sponsor: International Sculpture Center
Venue: Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ
Awards: Winners' work is also featured in Sculpture magazine. Each winner receives a one-year membership at the ISC and all winners are eligible to apply for a full sponsored residency to study in Switzerland.
Eligibility: Each year the International Sculpture Center presents an award competition to its member colleges and universities as a means of supporting, encouraging, and recognizing the work of young sculptors and their supporting schools' faculty and art program. The Student Award winners participate in an exhibition at Grounds For Sculpture, as well as a traveling exhibition hosted by arts organizations across the country. To nominate students for this competition, the nominees' university must first be an ISC University level member. University Membership costs $200 for universities in the USA, Canada and Mexico, or $220 for international universities, and includes a number of benefits. Students who are interested should talk to their professors about getting involved. To find out more about the program please visit the website or email us.
Fees: Free for ISC Members
E-mail: Awards Coordinator
Phone: 609-689-1051 x305
Website: http://www.sculpture.org/studentawards/2015/
Prospectus: http://www.sculpture.org/studentawards/2015/
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Mount Gretna, Pennsylvania
Deadline: April 1, 2015
Posted: 12/15/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: August 15-16, 2015
Title: Mount Gretna Outdoor Art Show
Sponsor: Pennsylvania Chautauqua
Venue: Mount Gretna streets and park
Awards: Judges' Choice Awards
Eligibility: Each year on the third weekend in August, the Pennsylvania Chautauqua, a non-profit organization, established in 1892 for the purpose of advancement and promotion of cultural activities, the arts and entertainment, sponsors an art show. As many as 18,000 festival-goers will plan on enjoying a weekend of art, crafts, entertainment and gourmet food, all "under the trees of old Chautauqua". The show includes an Emerging Artists' area, a Kid's Art Show, musicians and strolling performers.
Fees: $25.00
Commission: none
E-mail: Linda Bell, Show Chairperson
Phone: 717.964.3270
Website: http://www.mtgretnaarts.com
Prospectus: http://www.Zapplication.org
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
New York, NY
Deadline: April 20, 2015
Posted: 11/7/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: July 28 - August 15, 2015. Reception: July 30, 2015, 5-8
Title: Bowery Gallery Annual Juried Exhibition
Sponsor: Bowery Gallery
Venue: 530 West 25th Street, NY, NY 10001
Awards: N/A
Juror: Stephen Westfall, American painter, critic, and professor at Rutgers University
Fees: $35 for the 1st 3 images, $5 ea. additional image with a max. of 6 images
Commission: N/A
Website: http://www.bowerygallery.org
Prospectus: http://www.bowerygallery.org/juried.html
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
various locations in NJ
Deadline: Jurying begins October 1, 2014 and continues until full
Posted: 9/29/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: May 16-17, Verona, NJ; June 20-21, Montclair, NJ; September 19-20, Upper Montclair, NJ; October 17-18, Montclair, NJ
Title: Rose Squared Productions Fine Art & Fine Craft Shows - 2015
Sponsor: Rose Squared Productions, Inc
Eligibility: Fine art and fine craft. To be accepted to the juried shows, four images of work and a booth image are required.
Fees: $25 single annual application fee
E-mail: info@rosesquared.com
Phone: 908-874-5247
Website: http://www.rosesquared.com
Prospectus: http://www.rosesquared.com/images/rosesquared/files/2015-
application-form.pdf
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
various locations
Deadline: Jurying begins January 9, 2015 and continues until full
Posted: 8/18/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: Oct. 9-11 in Timonium, MD - Maryland State Fairgrounds
Oct. 16-18 in Gaithersburg, MD - Montgomery County Fairgrounds
Oct. 23-25 in Somerset, NJ - Garden State Exhibition Center
Nov. 6-8 in Oaks, PA - Greater Philadelphia Expo Center
Nov. 20-22 in Gaithersburg, MD - Montgomery County Fairgrounds
Dec. 11-13 in Chantilly, VA - Dulles Expo Center
Title: Sugarloaf Craft Festivals Now Accepting Artist Applications for Fall 2015
Sponsor: Sugarloaf Craft Festivals
Eligibility: The Artist or Craftsperson who designs the work and is a principal of the business must be present to show their work. All work must be original and completely finished.
Fees: $20 Seasonal Jurying Fee
E-mail: Lorrie Staley
Phone: 301-990-1400
Website: http://www.sugarloafcrafts.com/becomeex.html
Prospectus: http://www.sugarloafcrafts.com/become-exhibitor/apply_now.
html

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