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.

 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Blowing Rock, North Carolina
Deadline: December 31, 2014
Posted: 12/15/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: May 9, June 13, July 18, August 15, September 12, October 3
Title: Call For Entries!
Sponsor: Blowing Rock Chamber of Commerce
Venue: American Legion Grounds, Blowing Rock, NC
Awards: 1st, 2nd and 2 honorable mentions plus 1 Featured Artist
Eligibility: Now in its 53rd season, Art in the Park is host to some of the best local and regional artists and craftspeople showcasing their handcrafted jewelry, pottery, fiber, glass, photography, painting and more. Art in the Park's high standards and professional jury attract artisans from all over the Southeast to exhibit in a series of six shows, May through October. The quality of work exhibited draws thousands to the mountains each month. All work must be the work of the exhibitor. All work must be original, handcrafted, created and exhibited by the approved artist themselves.
Fees: $35 entry; $155 per show
Phone: Terri Bailey at 828-295-7851
Website: http://www.blowingrock.com/artinthepark
 

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
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Monroe, Louisiana
Deadline: January 1, 2015 at 11:59 pm
Posted: 11/21/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: March 4 - June 20, 2015
Title: 52nd Annual Juried Competition
Sponsor/Venue: Masur Museum of Art
Awards: $3,200 in Prizes, $1,000 Best in Show
Juror: Sandra Firmin, Colorado University Art Museum
Eligibility: Artists over the age of 18 working in any media.
Fees: $10 per work of art (Minimum of two, maximum of five)
Commission: No commission on sales.
E-mail: Benjamin Hickey
Phone: 318.329.2237
Website: http://www.masurmuseum.org
Prospectus: http://www.masurjuried.org
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Houston, Texas
Deadline: January 2, 2015
Posted: 12/2/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: March 11 - April 11, 2015
Title: Visual Arts Alliance 32nd Juried Open Exhibition
Sponsor: Visual Arts Alliance (VAA)
Venue: Williams Tower Gallery, 2800 Post Oak Boulevard, Houston, TX 77056
Awards: Over $2500 in cash prizes
Juror: Sally Sprout of Sally Sprout Fine Art (consulting services)
Eligibility: Artists, both VAA members and non-members, are invited to submit artwork created in any 2D or 3D media, with the exception of film or video.
Fees: Before December 12, 2014, the entry fee is $40 (VAA members) or $50 (non-members) for 1-4
Commission: VAA does not require a commission on sales during the exhibition
E-mail: Daniel Brents
Phone: 713/398-8850
Website: http://www.visualartsalliance.org
Prospectus: http://visualartalliance.org/?page_id=194
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Sarasota & Bradenton, Florida
Deadline: January 5, 2015
Posted: 7/17/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: April & May 2015
Title: Embracing Our Differences
Venue: Sarasota & Bradenton, FL USA
Awards: $3,000
Eligibility: National and international submissions accepted
Fees: None
Commission: None
E-mail: Brenna Welhm
Phone: 941-404-5710
Website: http://www.embracingourdifferences.org/call-for-artists.html
Prospectus: http://www.embracingourdifferences.org/pdfs/2015Artists.pdf
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Cumberland, Maryland
Deadline: January 14, 2015
Posted: 12/17/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: January 29 - February 21, 2015
Title: Mountain Canvases: Oil and Acrylic Painting from Today's Appalachian Artists
Venue: The Allegany Arts Council's Saville Gallery
Awards: over $1000
Juror: Michael Grady
Eligibility: Artists who reside in counties considered to be part of Appalachia. The definition of Appalachia being used for this exhibition is the same as used by the Appalachian Regional Commission. See www.arc.gov/counties for included counties.
Fees: $30
Commission: 40% gallery/60% artist
E-mail: Heidi S Custer
Phone: 301.777.2787
Website: http://www.alleganyartscouncil.org
Prospectus: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=2349
&sortby=fair_name&apply=yes
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Buda, Texas
Deadline: January 15, 2015
Posted: 11/20/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: April 17-19, 2015
Title: Buda Fine Art Express
Sponsor: Chrysalis Art Foundation LLC
Venue: Buda City Park Pavilion
Eligibility: Full prospectus and details available at www.Zapplication.org (link below).
Fees: $15
Commission: 0
E-mail: Kay Bailey
Website: http://www.chrysalisartfoundation.org
Prospectus: https://www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=3472
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Knoxville, Tennessee
Deadline: January 16, 2015
Posted: 10/2/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: April 3-25, 2015
Title: Regional Fine Art Exhibition
Sponsor: Dogwood Arts
Venue: Emporium Center For Arts & Culture
Awards: Totaling $4,100
Juror: Mark Scala
Eligibility: Open to all artists 18 years and older residing within a 300 mile radius of Knoxville and throughout the state of Tennessee. Submit only work completed in the last two years. 2-D has no size limitations. 3-D over 100 lbs. must be installed by the artist and should not exceed a 6' x 6' footprint. Categories are: 2-D painting, drawing, mixed media, printmaking, and photography; 3-D sculpture of all media (may submit two images) and site-specific installation. 4-D art, including video, performance and other time-based pieces are not eligible. See prospectus for complete details.
Fees: $35 - $40
Commission: Artist retains 60% of selling price.
E-mail: info@dogwoodarts.com
Website: http://www.dogwoodarts.com
Prospectus: http://www.dogwoodarts.com/applications/2015-regional-fine-
art-exhibition-prospectus/
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Odessa, Texas
Deadline: January 19, 2015
Posted: 12/7/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: April 6 - May 8, 2015
Title: The Alternative Processes Competition
Sponsor: Texas Photographic Society
Venue: Options Gallery, Odessa, Texas
Awards: First Place = $500; Second Place = $300; Third Place = $200; up to 5 Honorable Mentions
Juror: Christopher James
Eligibility: Imagery derived from alternative photographic processes and historical printing methods including but not limited to: Albumen, Anthotype, Argyrotype, Athenatype, Bayard Direct Positive, Calotype, Carbon, Casein, Chrysotype, Cyanotype, Dusting-On Process, Gum Bichromate, Gumoil, Herschel's Breath Printing, Inkjet Photopolymer Gravure, Ivorytype, Kallitype, Mordancage, Platinum/Palladium, POP, Solarplate Intaglio, Van Dyke Brown, Wet Plate Collodion, Whey Process, Ziatype and all photographic image making techniques that incorporate the integration of traditional mediums such as printmaking, ceramics and painting. Conventional, unmodified digital inkjet prints are not acceptable for entry. This exhibition is open-themed, and submissions from artists of all levels internationally are encouraged. You do not need to be a member of TPS.
Fees: $30 for 5 images, plus $6 for each additional image up to 10
Commission: TPS requests a donation of 50% of the sale price
E-mail: TPS President: Amy Holmes George
Website: http://www.texasphoto.org/contests/AltProcesses/Alternative
ProcessesInfo.html
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
New Orleans, Louisiana
Deadline: January 20, 2015
Posted: 9/22/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: April 15 - May 9, 2015
Title: Louisiana Watercolor Society 45th International Exhibition
Sponsor: Louisiana Watercolor Society
Awards: Over $8,000 in cash prizes
Judge: Chris Krupinski
Eligibility: All artists 18 years or older
Send SASE to: Veronica B. Thomas, 29 Cycas, Kenner, LA 70065
Website: http://www.louisianawatercolorsociety.org
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Orlando, Florida
Deadline: January 22, 2015
Posted: 10/28/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: February 12-14, 2015
Title: Nude Nite - Orlando
Venue: TBA
Eligibility: Nude Nite, a nouveau art event inspired by the nude seeks art from all media. Since 1996, Nude Nite is the largest show dedicated to nude artworks in North America. The show will select approximately 200 works for the exhibition. Nude Nite provides selected artists with a 25,000 SF pop up gallery to showcase their works to thousands of art enthusiasts during the 3 night multi-media art and entertainment event. Nude Nite is a working gallery with an experienced sales staff working on behalf of the artists. Lighting and individualized placement is customized to fit each artwork. All submitting artists receive free admission. Exhibiting artists are provided an Artists "All Niter" pass and 3 guest passes to the event for friends or collectors.
Fees: $40 - Up to 2 works
Commission: 40 Gallery/60 Artist
E-mail: Nude Nite
Phone: 321-229-8110
Website: http://www.nudenite.com
Prospectus: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=2175
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
St. Augustine, Florida
Deadline: January 23, 2015
Posted: 10/31/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: May 1-25, 2015
Title: 24th Annual Oil Painters of America National Exhibition & Convention
Sponsor: Oil Painters of America
Venue: Cutter & Cutter Fine Art
Awards: $75,000+ with $25,000 grand prize
Juror: Huihan Liu OPAM
Eligibility: To enter, artists must reside in the U.S., Canada or Mexico and be a paid 2015 member of OPA at an annual fee of $70. OPA is currently accepting new member applications. To become a member, please visit the "Member Services" page on our website.
Fees: $30 for one painting; $45 for two
Commission: 40% to Gallery
Send SASE to: 1000 Hart Road, Barrington, IL 60010
E-mail: Liz Pusch
Phone: 847-277-2890
Website: http://www.oilpaintersofamerica.com/
Prospectus: http://www.oilpaintersofamerica.com/events/exhibitions/2015/
national/2015-OPA-National-Prospectus.pdf
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Knoxville, Tennessee
Deadline: January 28, 2015
Posted: 10/2/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: April 3, 2015 - March 19, 2016
Title: Sculpture Entries :: Art in Public Places Knoxville
Sponsor: Dogwood Arts
Venue: Knoxville, TN
Awards: Totaling $8,000; In addition, all finalists whose works are installed will receive a stipend.
Juror: Kenneth Thompson
Eligibility: The Art In Public Places Knoxville Exhibition and Competition is open to artists 18 years of age or older residing in the US. All works entered must have been created in the last five years and not previously exhibited in AIPPK. Up to 25 works will be chosen for installation in Krutch Park, Knoxville Convention Center, Gay Street, McGhee Tyson Airport, and other prominent locations in downtown Knoxville. Work must be suitable for outdoor installation: a) must be capable of withstanding adverse weather conditions (high winds, below zero temperatures, snow storms); b) must withstand high traffic environment; c) should take into consideration the safety of the audience and d) artwork must be durable and require limited to no maintenance. Art must be installation-ready. Works presented in electronic media must be accompanied by appropriate audio and video equipment. The artwork must be able to withstand public interaction. Artist will accept responsibility for the loss or damage of their sculpture. Sculptures deemed structurally unsound or misrepresented by the corresponding application photos, acceptance into the Exhibition and the artist stipend can be revoked. The artist is responsible for timely installation/removal of the artwork within scheduled dates. See prospectus for complete details.
Fees: $35 - $40
Commission: Artist retains 70% of selling price.
E-mail: info@dogwoodarts.com
Website: https://www.dogwoodarts.com
Prospectus: https://www.dogwoodarts.com/applications/2015-art-in-public-
places-knoxville-application/
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Tampa, Florida
Deadline: January 29, 2015
Posted: 10/28/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: March 3-5, 2015
Title: Nude Nite - Tampa
Venue: TBA
Eligibility: Nude Nite, a nouveau art event inspired by the nude seeks art from all media. Since 1996, Nude Nite is the largest show dedicated to nude artworks in North America. The show will select approximately 200 works for the exhibition. Nude Nite provides selected artists with a 25,000 SF pop up gallery to showcase their works to thousands of art enthusiasts during the 3 night multi-media art and entertainment event. Nude Nite is a working gallery with an experienced sales staff working on behalf of the artists. Lighting and individualized placement is customized to fit each artwork. All submitting artists receive free admission. Exhibiting artists are provided an Artists "All Niter" pass and 3 guest passes to the event for friends or collectors.
Fees: $40 for up to 2 Works
Commission: 60 Artist/40 Gallery
E-mail: Nude Nite
Phone: 321-229-8110
Website: http://www.nudenite.com
Prospectus: http://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=2176
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Delray Beach, Florida
Deadline: January 30, 2015
Posted: 10/15/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: February 26, 2015
Title: Call For Artists
Sponsor: Delray Art League
Venue: Delray Beach Plein Air Competition / Downtown Delray Beach at Old School Square
Awards: $2,000 Cash total / First, Second, Third Place, Juror's Recognition & Honorable Mention
Jurors: Michele Byrne, Renown Artist & Art Educator; Marisa Pascucci, Curator at Boca Museum of Art; Violeta de la Serna, PleinAir Magazine
Eligibility: 18 years or older
Fees: $40.
Commission: 30%
E-mail: Ralph Papa
Phone: 561-374-0837
Website: http://www.PleinAirPalmBeach.com/CallForEntry
Prospectus: http://www.PleinAirPalmBeach.com/CallForEntry
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Laurel, Maryland
Deadline: January 31, 2015
Posted: 12/8/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: March 7-29, 2015
Title: Laurel Art Guild 46th Annual Open Juried Exhibition
Venue: Montpelier Arts Center
Awards: $75 - $250
Juror: Catherine Hillis
Eligibility: Any artist over 18 years old who resides in Maryland, Virginia, District of Columbia, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Delaware, or New Jersey, or is a previous LAG member, may submit two entries. However, only one entry per artist will be exhibited if accepted by the judge. Works entered must be an original composition created by the entrant. Two-dimensional work must be suitably framed and firmly wired and must not exceed framed dimensions of 36"W x 48"H. Wall mounted three-dimensional work that meets the specific hanging requirements will be considered. Submitted artwork must have been created within the past three years and not previously shown at Montpelier Arts Center.
Fees: $25 hanging fee once accepted
Commission: 25%
E-mail: Risa Elle
Website: http://laurelartguild.org
Prospectus: http://laurelartguild.org/OpenJuriedExhibit/LAGopen-2015.pdf
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
El Paso, TX - Ciudad Juarez, Chihuahua, MX
Deadline: February 1, 2015
Posted: 10/6/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: November 1, 2015 - February 7, 2016
Title: IV Bienial Ciudad Juárez - El Paso Biennial 2015
Sponsor/Venue: El Paso Museum of Art and the Museo de Arte Ciudad Juárez
Awards: Exhibition Prize: One artist will be selected for a solo exhibition traveling to both museums. Two Acquisition Prizes: The El Paso Museum of Art will purchase one work each by an American and Mexican artist.
Juror: Eduardo Díaz, Director Smithsonian Latino Center (Washington, DC); Santiago Espinosa de los Monteros, Renowned curator, museographer, and art critic (Mexico City)
Eligibility: Entries can be submitted by artists of Mexican and American nationality, and those from other countries who have lived in Mexico or the United States for the last two years after residency status. Artists must live and work within 200 miles of the boundary between the United States and Mexico.
Fees: $0.00
Commission: $0.00
Website: http://www.elpasoartmuseum.org/default.asp
Prospectus: http://www.elpasoartmuseum.org/_documents/Biennial%202015.
pdf
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Watkinsville, Georgia
Deadline: February 13, 2015
Posted: 11/5/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: April 10 - May 8, 2015
Title: Southworks National Juried Exhibition
Sponsor: Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation (OCAF)
Venue: Main Gallery, OCAF
Awards: $1000 Best in Show, $500 each for 1st Merit 2-D & 3-D, $200 each for 3 Merit Awards, and $100 People's Choice
Juror: Will South, Chief Curator for Columbia Museum of Art, South Carolina
Eligibility: This exhibition is open to any living artist above the age of 18, residing within the United States. Works must be original, completed within the last three years, and must have never been exhibited at OCAF. Up to three images may be submitted per application. Applications, images, and payment may be submitted online, or mailed to us directly. See prospectus for complete details.
Fees: $35 for Non-members, $25 for Members
Commission: 35%
E-mail: Charles Warnock, Gallery Director
Phone: 706-369-8789
Website: http://www.ocaf.com
Prospectus: http://www.ocaf.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=
article&id=121&Itemid=143
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Tallahassee, Florida
Deadline: February 14, 2015
Posted: 11/25/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: August 24 - October 4, 2015
Title: The 30th Annual Tallahassee International Juried Competition
Sponsor/Venue: Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts
Awards: First prize: $1,000. Second prize: $500
Juror: Select FSU College of Fine Arts faculty
Eligibility: Open to artists 18+ in the US and worldwide, all media is eligible for consideration. A color catalog is produced and in most cases return shipping, within the US, is provided.
Fees: $20/2 works
Commission: The Museum takes no commission
Send SASE to: FSU MoFA, Tallahassee International, 530 West Call, Room 250, Tallahassee FL 32306-1140
E-mail: Jean Young
Phone: 850-644-3906
Website: http://www.MoFA.fsu.edu
Prospectus: http://mofa.cvatd.fsu.edu/wp-content/uploads/2012/02/30th-
Tall-Int-Prospectus.pdf
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Holmes Beach, Florida
Deadline: February 20, 2015
Posted: 10/6/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: March 14-15, 2015
Title: 27th Annual Springfest Festival of Fine Arts & Crafts
Sponsor: Anna Maria Island Art League Inc.
Venue: City Hall Field on Anna Maria Island
Awards: $2,500 cash awards
Eligibility: Categories: Oils/Acrylics, Watercolors, Graphics/Pastels, Photography, Glass, Mixed Media, Pottery/Clay, Fiber/Paper, Wood, Metal, Sculpture, (Jewelry 20% of show)
Fees: Jury Fee: $45; 12x12 Booth Fee: $175
E-mail: Laura McGeary, Festivals Coordinator
Website: http://www.islandartleague.org/festivals.html
Prospectus: http://www.islandartleague.org/festivals.html
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Bethesda, Maryland
Deadline: February 20, 2015
Posted: 12/16/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: June 2015
Title: Bethesda Painting Awards
Sponsor: Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District
Venue: Gallery B
Awards: Best in Show - $10,000; 2nd Place - $2,000; 3rd Place - $1,000; Young Artist (Under 30) - $1,000
Jurors: Arnold Kemp, John Morrell, Nora Sturges
Eligibility: Artists must be 18 years of age or older and permanent, full-time residents of Maryland, Virginia or Washington, D.C. All original 2-D painting including oil, acrylic, watercolor, gouache, encaustic and mixed media will be accepted. The maximum dimensions should not exceed 60 inches in width. No reproductions. Artwork must have been completed within the last two years and must be available for the duration of the exhibition. Artwork does not have to be for sale. Selected artists must deliver and pick up artwork. All works on paper must be framed to full conservation standards.
Fees: $25
Commission: 50%
Send SASE to: Bethesda Painting Awards, c/o Bethesda A & E District, 7700 Old Georgetown Rd., Bethesda, MD 20814
E-mail: Valerie Hillman
Phone: 301-215-6660
Website: http://www.bethesda.org/
Prospectus: http://www.bethesda.org/bethesda/painting-application
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Martinsburg, West Virginia
Deadline: February 23, 2015
Posted: 12/9/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: April 2 - May 3, 2015
Title: Fifth Annual Art and Earth Juried Exhibit
Sponsor: Berkeley Arts Council
Venue: Berkeley Art Works, 116 N. Queen St., Martinsburg, WV
Awards: Best in Show, Merit Awards, Others as entries allow
Juror: Margaret Winslow, Associate Curator for Contemporary Art, Delaware Museum
Eligibility: Entries should reflect the artist's view of nature, the environment, or reflect an Earth Day related theme. Open to all visual artists over the age of 18 in all media who reside anywhere in the United States.
Fees: $25 for 2 images, $10 additional images (Max 4)
Commission: 30% on sales
E-mail: Rip Smith
Phone: 304-620-7277
Website: http://www.berkeleyartswv.org
Prospectus: http://artworks.berkeleyartswv.org/artandearth
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Mount Dora, Florida
Deadline: February 28, 2015
Posted: 10/16/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: May 8 - June 18, 2015
Title: Shape and Shadow
Venue: Mount Dora Center for the Arts Gallery
Awards: $700
Juror: Stacy Barter
Eligibility: Open to all artists in all mediums. Two and three dimensional works will be accepted, as well as mixed media. There are no size restrictions for 2-D or 3-D work. Artists are invited and encouraged to depict inanimate objects for the qualities of form, color, texture, composition and the theme Shape and Shadow. Explore any interpretations that apply.
Fees: $25.00
Commission: 35%
E-mail: Nancy
Phone: 352-383-0880
Website: http://www.mountdoracenterforthearts.org
Prospectus: http://www.mountdoracenterforthearts.org/exhibits-2/
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Houston, Texas
Deadline: March 1, 2015
Posted: 11/25/14
 
 Title: Artist Residency - Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
Sponsor/Venue: Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
Eligibility: Media Accepted: Wood, Glass, Metal, Fiber, Clay, Mixed Media. Access to a wide variety of professional opportunities and resources! Five to ten residencies awarded (3, 6, 9 or 12-month residencies). Stipend & modest housing allowance. Free studio space with 24hr access. Ongoing professional development.
Fees: $30
E-mail: Miriam Mendoza
Phone: 713-529-4848
Website: http://www.crafthouston.org
Prospectus: http://www.crafthouston.org/artists/residents/apply-to-program/
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Greensboro, North Carolina
Deadline: March 2, 2015
Posted: 11/18/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: May 16 - June 16, 2015
Title: On Common Ground: 2015 Pastel Paintings From the Mountains to the Sea
Sponsors: Pastel Society of NC, Piedmont Pastel Society, Appalachian Pastel Society
Venue: The Art Shop, Greensboro, NC
Awards: $6,000+ cash and merchandise awards including Best-in-Show $1,000 cash award
Juror: Teresa Saia
Eligibility: The exhibition is open only to current members of at least one of the three North Carolina Pastel Societies. Entrants must be 18 years or older, residing in the United States. All paintings must be the artist's original work and at least 80% soft/dry pastels. Please look at the prospectus for additional requirements.
Fees: $35.00 fee for up to 3 submitted images.
Commission: 50% commission
Website: http://www.pastelsocietyofnc.com
Prospectus: http://www.pastelsocietyofnc.com
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Harrisonburg, Virginia
Deadline: March 15, 2015
Posted: 12/17/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: May 31 - June 30, 2015
Title: 12th Annual VMRC Art Exhibition
Sponsor: Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community
Venue: Park Gables Gallery
Awards: $5,000
Jurors: Ron Boehmer, Nan Covert, Richard Pumphrey
Eligibility: Open to all artists residing in the USA. Entries must be original work recently executed (2013 - 2015) and not previously displayed in Park Gables Gallery. Works must be available May 28 - June 30, 2015.
Fees: $35 for one to three entries
Commission: None
Send SASE to: VMRC Art Exhibition, 1491 Virginia Ave, Harrisonburg, VA 22802
E-mail: Anne Pauley
Phone: 540-564-3400
Website: http://www.vmrc.org/juried-art-exhibitions
Prospectus: http://www.vmrc.org/juried-art-exhibitions
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Naples, Florida
Deadline: March 18, 2015
Posted: 12/10/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: June 15 - July 17, 2015
Title: Camera USA 2015: National Photography Award and Exhibition
Sponsor: Naples Art Association
Venue: The von Liebig Art Center
Awards: $5,000 cash will be given to one photographer. The winner will also receive two-nights hotel accommodations and round-trip air tickets to attend the preview reception on June 12, 2015. A winning photographer residing in the State of Florida will receive a $300 travel stipend in lieu of air tickets.
Jurors: Harry Benson, Patty Carroll and Ariel Shanberg
Eligibility: Open to photographers residing in the USA who are shooting in the USA. Submit one photograph taken in the United States after January 1, 2011.
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/callforartistcat/exhibit-opportunities/
Prospectus: http://www.juriedartservices.com/index.php?content=event_info
&event_id=900
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Graham, Texas
Deadline: April 3, 2015
Posted: 10/20/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: May 2 - June 8, 2015
Title: ART at the OPOMAC
Sponsor/Venue: Old Post Office Museum & Art Center (OPOMAC)
Awards: Expected $6000 in cash awards
Juror: Tony Eubanks
Eligibility: Must be 21 years of age or older to enter. Artwork must not have been shown previously at the OPOMAC. Original 2 & 3-dimensional art only in oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastel, mixed media, or sculpture.
Fees: $25 per entry
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
Website: http://www.OPOMAC.net
Prospectus: http://www.OPOMAC.net
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Nicholasville, Kentucky
Deadline: May 6, 2015
Posted: 10/24/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: May 1-25, 2015
Title: And They're Off...
Sponsor: Creative Art League of Jessamine County, Inc.
Venue: Polvino Family Art Center, 109 S. Main, Nicholasville, KY
Awards: $500 for Best of Show
Juror: Elizabeth Foley, Lexington, Kentucky
Eligibility: Open to all artists over 18 living in US. Work must have been completed within past 2 years. No nudes or works depicting political or social statements accepted.
Fees: $25.00 for first three entries; $5.00 for each succeeding entry
Commission: None
E-mail: Constance Grayson
Phone: 870-636-0917
Website: http://www.caljessamine.com/
Prospectus: http://bit.ly/1nCRKoF
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Smithfield, Virginia
Deadline: May 15, 2015
Posted: 9/26/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: September 19, 2015
Title: Smithfield Fall Festival of the Arts
Sponsor: Isle of Wight-Smithfield-Windsor Chamber of Commerce
Venue: Downtown Smithfield, Va.
Awards: Prizes include $1,000 for Best in Show, and $200 prizes for first place in each category.
Jurors: Aaron DeGroft, Sheila Gwaltney, Courtney Gardner
Eligibility: We welcome artists working in Ceramics, Drawing, Fiber/Leather, Glass, Jewelry, Metal, Painting, Photography, Wood, and other media. All artwork must be designed and executed by the artist. See prospectus for complete details.
Fees: $20 jury fee, $175 booth space
E-mail: Andrew Cripps
Phone: 757-357-3502
Website: http://www.smithfieldfallfestival.com
Prospectus: http://www.juriedartservices.com/index.php?content=event_
info&event_id=858
 

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.
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