all artwork shown above is by Mary Knoblock

Art Opportunities: Call for Artists to exhibit in the SOUTH
(DE, MD, DC, VA, WV, NC, SC, GA, FL, KY, TN, MS, AL, OK, TX, AR, LA)

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

 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Marietta, Georgia
Deadline: April 24, 2014
Posted: 2/11/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: July 19 - September 15, 2014
Title: Metro Montage XIV at Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art
Sponsor/Venue: Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art
Awards: First Place: $750.00, Second Place: $500, Third Place: $250
Juror: Rachel White, Hunter Museum of American Art
Eligibility: All media accepted. All entries must be original work. Work must be recent and must not have been previously shown at MCMA. For more information on guidelines and to download an application, visit our website.
Fees: $35 MCMA Members, $40 Non-Members
Commission: MCMA receives 30% commission on all sales during exhibition
Send SASE to: 30 Atlanta Street SE, Marietta, GA 30060
E-mail: Jennifer Fox
Phone: 770-528-1444 x15
Website: http://www.mariettacobbartmuseum.org
Prospectus: http://www.mariettacobbartmuseum.org/metro-montage-xiv
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Deadline: April 27, 2014
Posted: 2/26/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: June 6 - July 7, 2014
Title: "Dimensions, A 50th Anniversary"
Venue: Womble Carlyle Gallery in the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts
Awards: Best in show=$1000, 2nd Place=$500, 3rd Place=$250, HM=$50
Juror: Jean W. McLaughlin
Eligibility: Works in all fine art media completed within the last 5 years are eligible, as long as they have not been displayed in any previous one month or longer AAWS exhibits. Art should be original (no mass-produced prints or reproductions). Hand-pulled prints, original digital prints and photographs are acceptable. Photographers should enter the first edition of a print run. All work must be the exhibitor's original idea and be created by the exhibitor - not done under the supervision of an instructor. Artists must be at least 15 years of age.
Fees: Non-AAWS Members: Up to 3 works - $40. For each additional work, add $7.
E-mail: Piers Clarkson
Phone: (336)747-1463
Website: http://www.associatedartists.org
Prospectus: http://www.associatedartists.org/news-details?article-id=
702732158
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Miami, Florida
Deadline: May 1, 2014
Posted: 12/1/13
 
 Title: 3rd Annual International Fine Arts Competition
Sponsor/Venue: Art Fusion Galleries
Awards: Up to $25,000 in Awards
Eligibility: Accepted Media: sculptures, photography, oils on canvas, acrylics on canvas, digital photography, wood & ceramic mosaics, ceramic wall sculptures, oil pastels, watercolors, charcoals on paper, collages. Non Accepted Media: Installations, film video art, jewelry, crafts and performing arts. All Visual Artists must be at least 18 years of age to participate. If you are under 18 years of age, the submission must be signed by a legal guardian.
Fees: $40.00 for 5 images/ $60.00 for 10 images
E-mail: Jim Murphy
Phone: (305) 573-5730
Website: http://www.artfusiongalleries.com
Prospectus: http://www.artfusionartists.com/IFAC/terms-and-conditions/
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Rock Hill, South Carolina
Deadline: May 2, 2014
Posted: 1/14/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: 2015
Title: Call to Artists: 2015 Dalton Gallery Exhibitions
Venue: Center for the Arts | Dalton Gallery
Eligibility: The Arts Council of York County is accepting applications for gallery exhibitions in the Dalton Gallery at the Center for the Arts. The Dalton Gallery, a professional gallery appropriated for the exhibition of experienced artists and community projects, is a 1,800-square-foot space, illuminated by adjustable track lighting. To be considered for our 2015 gallery exhibitions, please submit the following: $20 application fee; 10 hi-res jpeg images submitted on CD or DVD (Mac or PC formatted discs); Inventory list with titles, sizes, & mediums; Artist Resume; Written proposal for exhibition &/or artist statement. Artists may submit work as a group or individually. Incomplete proposals & proposals that do not adhere to the Arts Council's submissions guidelines will not be considered. See website for more information.
Fees: $20
Commission: 40%
Send SASE to: PO Box 2797, Rock Hill, SC 29732
E-mail: Michael Gentry
Phone: 803-323-1971
Website: http://www.yorkcountyarts.org
Prospectus: http://www.yorkcountyarts.org/#!visual-arts/c6ar
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Durham, North Carolina
Deadline: May 7, 2014
Posted: 10/11/13
 
 Title: Dorthea Lange-Paul Taylor Prize
Sponsor: Center for Documentary Studies
Awards: $10,000 award plus a solo exhibition at the Center for Documentary Studies, and inclusion in the Archive of Documentary Arts at Rubenstein Library, Duke University
Eligibility: The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, supports documentary artists, working alone or in teams, who are involved in extended, on-going fieldwork projects that rely on and exploit the interplay of words and images.
Fees: $65
Website: http://documentarystudies.duke.edu/awards
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Graham, Texas
Deadline: May 9, 2014
Posted: 1/30/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: June 10 - July 4, 2014
Title: Texas Spirit Art Show -TSAS National Competition
Sponsor: Old Post Office Museum & Art Center (OPOMAC)
Venue: OPOMAC, Graham, TX
Awards: Cash awards totaling $5500.00
Juror: John Cook
Eligibility: This is a national competition open to all artists 21 years of age and over. Artwork must not have been shown previously at the OPOMAC, including being displayed at any time or entered in any competition at the OPOMAC. Artwork does not have to reflect Texas, the West, cowboys, or any other western theme. Original 2 and 3-dimensional art only. No photography, prints, or computer-generated artwork will be accepted. No artwork over 2 years old may be shown.
Fees: $35 for up to 3 pieces
Commission: 25% of the selling price shall be retained by the OPOMAC
Send SASE to: OPOMAC, 510 3rd St., Graham, TX 76450
E-mail: Marlene Edwards
Phone: 940-549-1470
Website: http://www.opomac.net
Prospectus: http://www.opomac.net
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Naples, Florida
Deadline: May 12, 2014
Posted: 12/24/13
 
 Exhibit Dates: August 11 - September 26, 2014
Title: Camera USA: National Photography Award and Exhibition 2014
Sponsor: Naples Art Association
Venue: The von Liebig Art Center
Awards: A $5,000 grand prize award will be presented to one photographer. The National Photography Award winner will receive two-nights hotel accommodations in Naples, Florida and round-trip economy class airfare to attend the preview reception on August 8, 2014.
Jurors: Dan Biferie, Clyde Butcher and Frederick S. Voss
Eligibility: All photographers residing in the United States are invited to submit one photograph taken in the United States after January 1, 2012.
Fees: $32 ($27 for NAA members)
Commission: 30% commission (70% to Photographer and 30% to NAA)
E-mail: Jack O'Brien
Phone: (239) 262-6517 ext. 106
Website: http://www.naplesart.org
Prospectus: http://www.juriedartservices.com/index.php?content=event_info
&event_id=768&admin_verify_view=true
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Lexington, Kentucky
Deadline: May 15, 2014
Posted: 2/12/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: July 1-31, 2014
Title: More&more Mixed Media Juried Art Competition
Venue: M.S. Rezny Gallery
Awards: $500 First Place and 3 - $100 Merit Awards
Juror: Jenine Culligan
Eligibility: MORE&more is a juried show that is open to all individual artists working in the contemporary arts. The artist must use two different sources of materials to create one image. All artwork must be original. (no copies or reproductions of original paintings or other artwork)
Fees: $25 non-refundable entry fee for first 3 images, $5 for each additional image. (Not to exceed five images)
Commission: 40%
E-mail: Mary Rezny
Phone: 859-252-4647
Website: http://www.msrezny.com
Prospectus: http://www.msreznygallery.jimdo.com
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Huntsville, Alabama
Deadline: May 17, 2014
Posted: 1/7/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: August 17 - October 26, 2014
Title: Red Clay Survey: 2014 Exhibition of Contemporary Southern Art
Sponsor/Venue: Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, AL
Awards: Over $10,000 in cash awards
Juror: Susanna Coffey
Eligibility: Artists must be over 18 years of age and reside in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, or Virginia. Enter online beginning March 15.
Fees: $10 per entry; limit of 6 entries per artist
E-mail: David Reyes
Phone: 256-535-4350, ext 216
Website: http://hsvmuseum.org
Prospectus: http://hsvmuseum.org
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Augusta, Georgia
Deadline: May 30, 2014
Posted: 3/12/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: September 12 - October 17, 2014
Title: A Sense of Place, 34th Annual Juried Fine Art Competition
Venue: Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art
Awards: $750 Best of show; two $500 Juror's awards
Juror: Wim Roefs
Eligibility: Open to all US artists age 18 and older. All works must be original, not previously exhibited at the Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, and completed on or after June 1, 2012.
Fees: $30 for 3 entries; $5 for each additional
Commission: 35% gallery commission
Send SASE to: 506 Telfair Street, Augusta, GA 30901
E-mail: Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art
Phone: 706-722-5495
Website: http://www.ghia.org
Prospectus: http://www.ghia.org/sites/default/files/sop_prospectus_2014_
back_final.pdf
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Springdale, Arkansas
Deadline: May 31, 2014
Posted: 2/25/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: August 6-29, 2014
Title: 20th Annual Regional Juried Art Exhibition -call for entries
Sponsor: Artists of Northwest Arkansas
Venue: Arts Center of the Ozarks, Springdale, AR
Awards: $3000+ in cash awards, $1200 Best of Show
Juror: Judge of Awards, Scott Mattlin
Eligibility: Open to artists 17 yrs. and over, in Arkansas, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee and Texas.
Fees: $40 for 3 pieces. $10 for each additional
Commission: 20% of sales goes to ANA
Send SASE to: ANA, P.O. Box 3268, Fayetteville, AR 72701
E-mail: Kent Landrum, show chair
Phone: 479-571-3581
Website: http://www.artistsnwarkansas.org
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Pensacola, Florida
Deadline: May 31, 2014
Posted: 3/11/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: November 7-9, 2014
Title: Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival
Venue: Seville Square
Awards: $25,000
Juror: N/A
Fees: $40
Commission: N/A
E-mail: Jan Hall
Phone: 850.458.2504
Website: http://www.ggaf.org
Prospectus: https://www.zapplication.org/event-info-public.php?fair_id=3311
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Publication & Exhibition in Miami, Florida
Deadline: May 31, 2014
Posted: 3/22/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: November 20-22, 2014
Title: Call for Entries - Creative Nude Art Competition
Awards: Over $10,000 in cash and gift prizes
Jurors: The panel consists of museum curators, academics, collectors, editors and established masters
Eligibility: Opened to all artists and photographers worldwide; Art is accepted in the following categories: Fine Art, Photography, Digital Art, Sculpture, and Mixed Media; Must be at least 18 years old to enter.
Fees: $20 per entry (Maximum 5 entries)
E-mail: Olivia Delaney
Website: http://eroticsignature.com
Prospectus: http://eroticsignature.com/joomla2/index.php?option=com_
content&view=article&id=169&Itemid=122
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Corpus Christi, Texas
Deadline: June 1, 2014
Posted: 4/2/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: August 1 - September 19, 2014
Title: Third Coast National 2014
Venue: K Space Contemporary
Awards: $2000
Juror: TBA
Eligibility: Artists age 18+ living in the US are eligible
Fees: $35
Send SASE to: 415D Starr Street, Corpus Christi, TX 78401
E-mail: Michelle Smythe
Phone: 361-887-6834
Website: http://kspacecontemporary.org
Prospectus: http://kspacecontemporary.org/third-coast-national/3rd-coast-
national-prospectus/
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Rock Hill, South Carolina
Deadline: June 1, 2014
Posted: 4/22/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: June 19 - July 27, 2014
Title: Call for Artists: 10th Annual Photography Competition
Venue: Center for the Arts
Awards: 1st: $500; 2nd: $250; 3rd: $100; Honorable Mention(s)
Juror: Byron Baldwin
Eligibility: Eligible entries include original images of the photographer's own work (film or digital) made within the past 2 years. Artists must be 18 years or older to enter and not enrolled in a K-12 program. Students enrolled in a K-12 program may enter the Youth Photography Competition. There are no restrictions on subject matter. Traditional or digital photography is accepted; mixed media is not considered. Manipulations which could realistically be achieved in a darkroom will be accepted, however, images that have been over-manipulated, thereby removing the integrity of the original image will not be accepted. All entries are accepted at the discretion of the Arts Council. Selections for the juried show are made from the original works; slides and digital jpg images are not accepted.
Fees: $30/2 entries, $5 per additional piece; Members: $20/2 entries, $5 per additional piece
Commission: 40%
E-mail: Michael Gentry
Phone: 803-328-2787
Website: http://www.yorkcountyarts.org
Prospectus: http://www.yorkcountyarts.org/#!visual-arts/c6ar
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
St. Augustine, Florida
Deadline: June 2, 2014
Posted: 1/25/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: July 26 - August 31, 2014
Title: 5th Annual Nature & Wildlife Exhibition
Sponsor: The St. Augustine Art Association
Venue: 22 Marine St, St. Augustine, FL 32084
Awards: $5,000; $2,000 top prize
Eligibility: 2D & 3D Original works of art depicting the beauty and diversity of nature: landscapes, plants, birds, wildlife, etc. All Media; No giclees or enhanced giclees.
Fees: $45 for up to 3 images
Commission: 40%
E-mail: Diane Bradley
Phone: 904-824-2310
Website: http://staaa.org
Prospectus: http://www.staugustineartfestival.com/Nature%202014%20
ENTRY%20EZ%20FORM.pdf
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Atlanta, Georgia
Deadline: June 21, 2014
Posted: 4/9/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: August 16 - September 26, 2014
Title: Portrait Exhibition
Sponsor: The Portrait Society of Atlanta
Venue: Roswell Visual Arts Center
Awards: Ribbons; 1st, 2nd, 3rd, Members Choice, Merit
Juror: Rose Frantzen
Eligibility: Portraiture only. Members Only (apply for membership online for $53.75). Works submitted must be available for display for the duration of the show. No nudes, photography, class work, instructor assisted or copies permitted. See prospectus for full details and membership links.
Fees: $35 for up to 3 pieces
Commission: 30% donation to venue requested, "Not for Sale" acceptable
Website: https://portraitsocietyofatlanta.submittable.com/submit/
9bb4e15c-93be-4483-923a-70d62dc0aba4
Prospectus: http://www.portraitsocietyofatlanta.org/2014-summer-exhibit-
prospectus.pdf
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Lexington, Virginia
Deadline: Entries must be received by 5PM, June 24, 2014
Posted: 3/16/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: July 31 - August 29, 2014, Opening Reception August 1, 7-9PM
Title: Nelson Gallery 15th Annual Juried Show
Sponsor/Venue: Nelson Gallery
Awards: Best in Show, $1000. Members' Choice Award, One Person Show, July 2015 (2-person show if there are 2-D and 3-D winners)
Juror: Keaton Wynn
Eligibility: Open to all artists in DE, MD, NC, PA, SC, VA, WV and DC. Original 2-D or 3-D; all media; max 50" any direction; not previously shown at Nelson Gallery; no crafts.
Fees: $30 for up to 3 digital submissions.
Commission: 40%
Send SASE to: 27 W. Washington Street, Lexington, VA 24450
E-mail: info@nelson-gallery.com
Phone: (540) 463-9827
Website: http://nelson-gallery.com
Prospectus: http://nelson-gallery.com
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Washington DC
Deadline: June 30, 2014
Posted: 3/3/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: October 2014
Title: Colors of Life 2014: international photo contest young men with big dreams
Sponsor: Colors of Life
Venue: Pepco Gallery
Awards: US$ 1000, 750 and 500
Eligibility: Open to all photographers. All forms of photographic medium are eligible.
Fees: USD 30.00
E-mail: Amalia Pizzardi
Phone: 202 257-8937
Website: http://www.colorsoflife.org
Prospectus: http://www.colorsoflife.org/photocontest
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Louisville, Kentucky
Deadline: postmarked by June 30, 2014
Posted: 4/14/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: November 3 - December 23, 2014
Title: Aqueous USA 2014
Sponsor: The Kentucky Watercolor Society
Venue: Actors Theatre of Louisville
Awards: nearly $10,000 in cash, materials and purchase awards
Juror: Frederick C. Graff, AWS, NWS, TWSA
Eligibility: KWS members and non-members over age 18. Paintings must be completed no earlier than 2011.
Fees: $30-$50 depending on membership and number of entries. Nonrefundable.
Commission: 40% to Actors Theatre
Send SASE to: Aqueous, Kentucky Watercolor Society, P.O. Box 7125, Louisville, KY 40257-0125
E-mail: Rebecca Braden, KWS Administrator
Phone: 502-326-9256
Website: http://www.KentuckyWatercolorSociety.org
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Blue Ridge, Georgia
Deadline: July 3, 2014
Posted: 2/21/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: October 11 & 12, 2014
Title: Fall Arts in the Park
Sponsor: Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association
Venue: Downtown City Park
Awards: n/a
Juror: n/a
Eligibility: All fine artists (fine arts & crafts)
Fees: $175-$300 + $30 Jury Fee
E-mail: Lisa Tyler
Phone: 706-632-2144
Website: http://www.blueridgearts.net
Prospectus: http://www.blueridgearts.net/Pages/AnnualArtFestivals.aspx
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Blue Ridge, Georgia
Deadline: August 1, 2014
Posted: 4/17/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: October 18 - November 15, 2014
Title: 2014 SAAG National Juried Show
Sponsors: Southern Appalachian Artist Guild (SAAG) and the Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association (BRMAA)
Venue: Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association / Art Center
Awards: $5,000 total cash prizes
Juror: Lori Putnam
Eligibility: Artists who are legal residents of the United States are invited to participate in a juried exhibition of two-dimensional and three-dimensional works. All works must be original and completed within the last 2 years. Works to be hung must be wired and ready for hanging with all necessary hardware in place. See prospectus for complete requirements.
Fees: $40
Commission: 30% / 70% artist (SAAG Members) or 35%/ 65% Non Member
E-mail: Brooke Nations or Candy Day
Phone: 706-632-2144
Website: http://www.southernappalachianartists.org
Prospectus: http://www.blueridgearts.net/Documents/2014%20SAAG%20
National%20Prospectus.pdf
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Fayetteville, North Carolina
Deadline: August 22, 2014
Posted: 4/10/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: October 24 - November 20, 2014
Title: The Nellie Allen Smith (2014) Juried Pottery Competition
Sponsor: Cape Fear Studios
Venue: Cape Fear Studios 148-1 Maxwell Street Fayetteville, NC 28301
Awards: $1,350.00 in prizes: $500.00 Best of Show, 1st place $175.00, 2nd place $150.00, 3rd place $100.00 in both functional and nonfunctional categories
Juror: Ellen Shankin
Eligibility: The competition is open to all potters in the U.S. 18 year and older. We will have prizes in both the functional and non functional categories.
Fees: $35.00 for 1-2 entries from non-Cape Fear Studios Members; $30.00 for Members
Commission: 30% commission on all works sold. All work must be for sale.
E-mail: Ann Griffin
Phone: 910-433-2986
Website: http://www.capefearstudios.com
Prospectus: http://www.capefearstudios.com
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Melbourne, Florida
Deadline: September 1, 2014
Posted: 3/25/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: November 22 & 23, 2014
Title: 18th Annual ArtWorks of Eau Gallie Fine Arts Festival
Sponsor: ArtWorks of Eau Gallie, Inc.
Venue: Eau Gallie Arts District
Awards: $25,000 in total award monies; $3500 to the artist judged as "Best of Show." Additionally, there are patron purchase awards.
Eligibility: ArtWorks of Eau Gallie invites artists to display their original fine art or fine craft. This outdoor festival is a working artists show. Artists display finished works for sale and also create art work in their booths. Artists must be present both days at the show to present and discuss their work.
Fees: $160.00 booth space (12' x 12')
E-mail: artworksfestival@gmail.com
Phone: 321-242-1456 (voice message system)
Website: http://artworksofeaugallie.org
Prospectus: http://artworksofeaugallie.org
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Lenoir, North Carolina
Deadline: September 6, 2014
Posted: 4/2/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: September 6, 2014
Title: 29th Annual Sculpture Celebration
Sponsor: Caldwell Arts Council
Venue: T.H. Broyhill Walking Park, Lenoir NC
Awards: over $11,000 in cash awards
Juror: Randy Shull, Asheville
Eligibility: Any sculptor is eligible to bring up to 3 sculptures to compete for cash awards. Lovely park setting perfect for displaying 3-D art. Typically close to 3,000 visitors during competition.
Fees: $80 on site; significant discounts for advance registration
Commission: none
E-mail: Caldwell Arts Council
Phone: 828-754-2486
Website: http://www.caldwellarts.com
Prospectus: http://www.caldwellarts.com/178-sculpture-celebration/

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