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
Naples, Florida
Deadline: November 24, 2014
Posted: 9/17/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: March 14 - April 18, 2015
Title: National Art Encounter Competition 2015
Sponsor: Naples Art Association
Venue: Frederick O. Watson Gallery in The von Liebig Art Center
Awards: $2,500
Juror: Dr. Carol Damian, Professor of Art History in the School of Art and Art History and the Past Director and Chief Curator of the Patricia and Phillip Frost Art Museum at Florida International University
Eligibility: All artists residing in the United States are invited to enter one original two-dimensional or three-dimensional artwork in any media for the National Art Encounter Competition 2015. Set up a free account with www.juriedartservices.com and enter online.
Fees: $40
Commission: 30%
Phone: Jack O'Brien at 239-262-6517
Website: http://www.naplesart.org
Prospectus: http://www.juriedartservices.com/index.php?content=event_
info&event_id=856
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Miami, Florida
Deadline: November 25, 2014
Posted: 10/14/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: February 2015 - February 2016
Title: International Airport Gallery Art Contest
Venue: MIA (Miami, FL), JFK (New York, NY), and GRU (São Paulo, Brazil)
Eligibility: Embler Art Gallery will select 8 artists to represent and have work featured for sale inside International Airport VIP Airline Club Lounges for one full year! This contest is open to artists anywhere in the world, 18 years of age or older. Drawings, paintings, printmaking, photography, digital art, and mixed media are all eligible.
Fees: $45 for 4 images
Website: http://emblerartgallery.com/artist-contest/
Prospectus: http://emblerartgallery.com/news/eag_contest-campaign_fall
2014.html
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Houston, Texas
Deadline: November 30, 2014 midnight
Posted: 8/1/14
 
 Title: 2015 Hunting Art Prize
Sponsor: Hunting PLC
Awards: $50,000
Eligibility: The competition is open to artists who are legal residents of Texas and at least 18 years of age or older by Aug. 1, 2014. A single two-dimensional piece that complies with the terms and conditions may be submitted for the prize. The digital file must be in JPEG format - no less than 1 MB and no greater than 2 MB in size. Artwork must be uploaded at the time the artist signs up for the competition.
Fees: 0
E-mail: info@huntingartprize.com
Website: http://www.huntingartprize.com
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Virginia Beach, VA
Deadline: November 30, 2014
Posted: 9/18/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: January 30 - April 19, 2015
Title: New Waves 2015
Venue: Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art
Awards: Six Awards for $4,750 total
Juror: Lisa Dent, Director of Resources & Award Programs for Creative Capital
Eligibility: All artists currently residing in Virginia
Fees: $35
E-mail: Heather Hakimzadeh
Phone: 757-425-0000
Website: http://www.virginiamoca.org
Prospectus: http://www.virginiamoca.org/new-waves-2015
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Holmes Beach, Florida
Deadline: November 30, 2014
Posted: 10/6/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: December 13-14, 2014
Title: 27th Annual Winterfest 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
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Tallahassee, Florida
Deadline: November 30, 2014
Posted: 10/14/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: April 18-19, 2015
Title: Chain of Parks Art Fest
Sponsor: LeMoyne Center for the Visual Arts
Venue: Downtown Tallahassee parks
Awards: $10,000
Juror: TBA
Eligibility: Open to all artist 18 years or older. Artists are accepted for participation by a selection committee. Artists are required to represent their own work. NO agents, dealers, or representatives may attend the event in place of the artist. Booth to exhibit at least 50% original art created by the artist. Signed, limited edition/numbered reproductions of original artwork eligible for presentation in conjunction with originals works. Objects assembled from kits, pre-carved or pre-molded reproductions, manufactured parts, commercial displays and the like are not eligible.
Fees: To Apply: $30, Booth Fee: $275
Commission: $0
E-mail: Sheri Sanderson
Phone: 850-222-8800
Website: http://ChainofParks.com
Prospectus: https://www.zapplication.org/event-info-public.php?fair_id=3477
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Blue Ridge Mountain, Georgia
Deadline: December 1, 2014
Posted: 10/6/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: April 3 - May 1, 2015
Title: Women Painters of the SE 4th Annual Juried Members Exhibit
Venue: Blue Ridge Mountain Arts Association
Awards: Over $15,000 including $5,000 Best in Show award
Juror: M. Camille Day, WPSE
Eligibility: You must be a member to enter. To apply for membership go to www.womenpaintersse.blogspot.com
Fees: $45
Commission: 50%
E-mail: Eileen Corse
Phone: 904-388-8205
Website: http://www.womenpaintersse.blogspot.com
Prospectus: http://www.womenpaintersse.blogspot.com
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Dowell, Maryland
Deadline: December 5, 2014
Posted: 10/15/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: February 13 - July 26, 2015
Title: Cosmos: Imagining the Universe
Sponsor/Venue: Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center
Awards: $250 each
Juror: to be announced
Eligibility: This exhibit invites artists to envision the mysteries of the universe, both scientific and fantastical, theoretical and fictional, real and imagined. How do artists render the work of scientists, authors, explorers, astronomers, cartoonists, Trekkies, LARPers, astrologers, and philosophers? This exhibit embraces not only what science has revealed about space, but what humans have imagined about the cosmos. From the results of scientific inquiry to the creative minds of science fiction authors and fans, this exhibit celebrates how space has stimulated human understanding and creativity. Open to artists age 18 and older working in the U.S. All media welcome; small to large-scale installations; new media encouraged. Video entries must be submitted on DVD, playable on QuickTime or RealPlayer, and no more than 20 minutes in length. DVD or computer based works must be exhibited on equipment provided by artist. Internet access is available.
Fees: $25
Commission: 60% to artist
E-mail: Melissa Langley
Phone: 410-326-4640
Website: http://www.annmariegarden.org/annmarie2/node/112
Prospectus: http://www.annmariegarden.org/annmarie2/sites/default/files/
Space%20prospectus.pdf
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Dowell (Solomons), Maryland
Deadline: December 5, 2014
Posted: 10/16/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: January 17 - April 26, 2015
Title: Artist In Action - Temporary Studio Experience & Gallery Show
Sponsor/Venue: Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center
Juror: juried in-house
Eligibility: Artists are invited to set up a temporary studio, for one to three week period, from January 17-March 3, 2015, and share their creative process with visitors. An Artist In Action Gallery Show & Sale will follow from March 20-April 26, 2015. Artists interested in this unique two-part program, are asked to download the AIA prospectus and submit their application by December 5, 2014. Open to all media types; must be at least 18; housing available.
Fees: $20
Commission: 60% to artist during gallery show
E-mail: Melissa Langley
Phone: 410-326-4640
Website: http://www.annmariegarden.org/annmarie2/node/112
Prospectus: http://www.annmariegarden.org/annmarie2/sites/default/files/
Artists%20In%20Action%202015%20prospectus.pdf
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Reston, Virginia
Deadline: December 7, 2014
Posted: 11/14/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: May 15-17, 2015
Title: Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival
Sponsor: Greater Reston Arts Center
Venue: Reston Town Center, Reston, VA 20190
Awards: ten equal merit awards totalling $5,000
Juror: multilple jurors
Eligibility: The Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival is a competitive, juried, outdoor event that showcases the best contemporary fine art and craft from around the country. Applications are open to all artists 18 years of age and older. We are committed to presenting original, well-conceived, and expertly executed works, made either by hand or with appropriate tools, by the exhibiting artists. We encourage artists who are exploring the boundaries of their media, by incorporating the use of found objects, repurposed materials, or technology, to apply. All exhibited artwork must have been created within the last five years.
Fees: $50
Commission: N/A
E-mail: Erica Harrison
Phone: 703.471.9242
Website: http://www.restonarts.org
Prospectus: http://www.juriedartservices.com/index.php?content=event_info
&event_id=840
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
College Station, Texas
Deadline: December 15, 2014
Posted: 11/2/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: January 8-31, 2015
Title: Brazos Valley Art League Judged Show 2015
Sponsor: Brazos Valley Art League
Venue: The Texas Gallery, College Station, TX
Awards: Cash awards & Best of Show, 1st, 2nd & 3rd place in 5 skill levels in painting, drawing, pastels, mixed media, sculpture, photos and digital art.
Juror: Les McDonald, Jr.
Eligibility: Open to all artists living in the central areas of Texas. Open to original artwork only. Work cannot have been exhibited at a Brazos Valley Art League (BVAL) show before and must be created in the past two years. No 2D pieces longer than 60" on any side (including frame) will be accepted. No more than one 60" inch work will be accepted from any entrant. There is no requirement to be or become a member of the Brazos Valley.
Fees: Entry fee for members is $25 for 1-3 entries and $10 for each additional entry
Commission: Artists will receive 80% of the sales price of any work.
Send SASE to: Brazos Valley Art League, 2275 Dartmouth, College Station, TX 77840
E-mail: Charles Wallis
Phone: 817.235.2137
Website: http://www.bvartleague.org
Prospectus: http://bvartleague.org/2015.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
 

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
 

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
 

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
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
 

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
 

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
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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