National
Call for Artists
Jan16

National Art Encounter Competition 2017

Naples Art Association announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, March 17 - April 15, 2017 at The Naples Art Association's Frederick O. Watson Gallery in Naples, FL. Nine awards totaling $3,500. Jurors: Alejo Benedetti, Crystal Bridges Museum; Jade Dellinger, Bob Rauschenberg Gallery; and Mallory O'Connor, Santa Fe College. The National Art Encounter Competition 2017 is open to all media, subject matter and genres of artwork created after January 1, 2013. Enter one or two artworks online in either the 2-dimensional or 3-dimensional artwork category through CaFÉ (setup your free callforentry.org account first). $29 entry fee. Deadline: January 16, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 239-262-6517.
International
Call for Artists
Jan17

Louisiana Watercolor Society 47th International Exhibit

The Louisiana Watercolor Society announces a call to artists for its annual juried art exhibition, May 6-20, 2017 at Place St. Charles Atrium in the Central Business District of New Orleans. 1st Place: $2500, $8000 total prizes. Juror: Susan Webb Tregay AWS, NWS. Original water based media on paper, open to all artists 18 years or older. Paintings must be unvarnished and completed in the past three (3) years. $20 for one entry; $45 for 3 entries. Deadline: January 17, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 985-892-0122.
International
Call for Artists
Jan17

Call for Entries: Art on Paper, 40th Annual Exhibit

The Maryland Federation of Art announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, March 30 - April 29, 2017 at MFA's Circle Gallery in Annapolis, MD. $1,000 in awards. Juror is Ann Shafer, Associate Curator of Prints, Drawings and Photographs at The Baltimore Museum of Art. Original 2-D or 3-D work created on or of paper without the artist's use of software is eligible. Entry fees are $35 for one or two entries and $5 each for up to four additional entries. Deadline: January 17, 2017. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 410-268-4566.
National
Call for Artists
Jan18

Watercolor Society of Alabama 76th Annual National Juried Exhibition

The Watercolor Society of Alabama announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, April 7 - May 19, 2017 at Jemison-Carnegie Heritage Hall in Talladega, Alabama. Approximately $8,000 in awards. Juror: Keiko Tanabe. Open to all members of the Watercolor Society of Alabama (WSA) whose dues are current and who reside within the United States. Join WSA. Eligible paintings are limited to water-soluble media applied in an aqueous, watercolor manner. Entries must be original, painted after January 1, 2015 and not previously juried into any WSA exhibition. No pastels, class or workshop paintings, copies, computer generated art, digital images, prints or reproductions. 1 or 2 images for $30, 3 images for $35. Deadline: January 18, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 256-810-9240.
International
Call for Artists
Jan20

40th Annual International Watermedia Exhibition

Watercolor Art Society - Houston announces a call to artists for a juried exhibition, March 14 to April 6, 2017 in Houston, Texas. Expected $6,000 in total cash awards including $2,000 1st, $1200 2nd, $900 3rd, $500 Jack Bowen Memorial & $500 Lloyd Albers Memorial Award. Juror: Stephen Quiller, AWS, NWS. All submitted artwork must be at least 80% water media on paper, clayboard, or yupo. Works on canvas will not be accepted. No collage, pastels, class work, digital images, or any form of print reproductions may be used. Open to all artists who are 18 years or older. All work must be for sale. See prospectus for complete guidelines. Non-refundable entry fee is $35 for one entry, $50 for two and $60 for three. Deadline: January 20, 2017. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 713-942-9966.
National
Call for Artists
Jan26

Nude Nite - Tampa

Nude Nite, the largest show dedicated to nude artworks in North America, is accepting submissions for its annual nouveau art event showcasing and selling figurative works, March 2-4, 2017 in Tampa, FL. All media accepted: sculpture, mixed media, metal, oil, acrylic, watercolor, digital, photography, glass, woodcraft, found object and film. $40/ up to 2 works. Deadline: January 26, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 321-229-8110.
National
Call for Artists
Jan27

Artsplosure - The Raleigh Arts Festival 2017

Artsplosure announces a call to artists for a juried art show, May 19-21, 2017 in Downtown Raleigh, North Carolina. Six Awards totaling $3,500. Juror: Three jurors TBA. All work must be made by the artists themselves. $22 application fee. Deadline: January 27, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 919-832-8699.
International
Call for Artists
Jan27

11th Annual Juried Exhibition

The International Society of Acrylic Painters - Florida Chapter (ISAP-FL) announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, March 1-25, 2017 at ArtCenter Manatee in Bradenton, FL. Ten prizes including $2,000 Best of Show. Juror: Carrie Burns Brown. Artists must be eighteen years of age or older. Acrylic paintings must have been completed within past 3 years. $25 for up to three images. Deadline: January 27, 2017. More info. Contact: bj_dreier@yahoo.com or call 813-237-2097.
National
Call for Artists
Jan29

28th National Drawing and Print Competitive Exhibition

Gormley Gallery at Notre Dame of Maryland University in Baltimore, MD announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, March 27 through April 28, 2017. A minimum of $1,500 available in purchase prize awards. Juror: Nicole Buckingham Kern. Drawings and prints (not photography) in any medium up to 60 inches high, framed are eligible with no limitations as to color, surface or materials. All drawings and prints must be original works of art. $36/3 entries. Deadline: January 29, 2017. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Jan30

Photographic call for entry "elsewhere"

A Smith Gallery in Johnson City, Texas announces a call to artists for a juried photography exhibition, March 17 to April 30, 2017. Awards are $325 for Juror's Award, $250 for Director's Award, three Juror Honorable Mentions each receiving an exhibition catalogue. Juror: Fran Forman. elsewhere : somewhere, formerly, remote, outside, away, gone, abroad, hence, removed, far off, parts unknown, otherwhere, not here, away from... Photographers of all levels are invited to submit work reflecting the theme "elsewhere." Entries of 11 or more images are eligible for a review by the gallery directors. $35 for the first 5 images and $6 for each additional image. Deadline: January 30, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 512-422-4080.
National
Call for Artists
Feb1

54th Annual Juried Competition

The Masur Museum of Art in Monroe, LA announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, March 29 - July 5, 2017. Best in Show is $1,000 and total awards are $3,300. Juror: Gia Hamilton, Joan Mitchell Center Director. Any and all mediums are welcome. $10 per entry: minimum of two entries/ maximum of five entries. Deadline: February 1, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 318.329.2237.
Regional
Call for Artists
Feb1

32nd Texas and Neighbors Regional Art Exhibition

The Irving Art Association and Irving Arts Center seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, April 29 - June 3, 2017 in Irving, Texas. $9,000 in awards, plus Signature status for artists exhibiting in 5 shows. Juror: Michael Holter. Open to artists residing in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana. 2-D original artwork created in the last two years. Media: Oils, Acrylics, Drawing, Water media & Mixed Media. $40 via PayPal. Deadline: February 1, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 972-721-8063.
International
Call for Artists
Feb4

Fantastic Fibers 2017

The Yeiser Art Center in Paducah, KY seeks entries for a juried exhibition, April 22 - June 17, 2017. $1000 First Place, $500 Second Place, $250 Third Place. Juror: John Hopper. All selected artworks will be featured in full color catalog produced by Yeiser Art Center for sale during the exhibition. Selected artists for exhibit will receive a complementary copy of the exhibition catalog. Open to all artists 18 years and over working in the field of fiber art. Contemporary and innovative works created with fiber as the primary medium or concept are welcome. All work submitted must be original, completed in the last three years and not previously exhibited in a Fantastic Fibers exhibition. There are no size restrictions. Up to five entries per artist are permitted with an entry fee of $25 per piece. Deadline: February 4, 2017, Midnight CST. More info. Contact: email or call 270-442-2453.
National
Call for Artists
Feb6

Stockley Gardens Arts Festival

The Hope House Foundation seeks artists for the Stockley Gardens Arts Festival, May 20-21, 2017 at Stockley Gardens Park in Norfolk, VA. Cash awards (over $7,000 in 2016). The mediums that you can apply under are drawing, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media, painting, photography, pottery, printmaking, sculpture, and wood. Applications become available on Zapplication.org between January 6th through February 6th! $35 application fee. Deadline: February 6, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 757-625-6161.
Regional
Call for Artists
Feb13

Southern Watercolor Society's 40th Annual Juried Exhibition

Southern Watercolor Society announces a call to artists for a juried exhibition, April 29 - June 16, 2017 at the Panama City Center for the Arts in Panama City, Florida. Juror: Linda Kemp CSPS, OSA, SCA. Artists must be 2017 members of the Southern Watercolor Society and reside in the District of Columbia or one of the following southern states: Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia or West Virginia. Paintings must be original in composition / design. Paintings are limited to water-based media, painted on paper, watercolor board or YUPO, unvarnished. Collage is acceptable if it consists only of paper painted by the artist. Image size may be no smaller than 12" in either direction. Framed size maximum is 44" in either direction. Works must have been completed after May 2015 and not have been accepted into previous SW exhibitions. $35 to submit up to two painting images. Deadline: February 13, 2017. More info.
Regional
Call for Artists
Feb17

Bethesda Painting Awards

The Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District invites eligible artists to enter the Bethesda Painting Awards. Artists must be 18 years of age or older and permanent, full-time residents of Maryland, Virginia or Washington, D.C. The selected artwork will be on exhibit in June 2017 at Gallery B in downtown Bethesda, MD. Best in Show: $10,000; Second Place: $2,000; Third Place: $1,000; Young Artist: $1,000. Jurors: Don Kimes, Trace Miller, Dr. Cole Welter. 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 to and from Gallery B. All works on paper must be framed to full conservation standards. $25 entry fee. Deadline: February 17, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 301-215-6660.
National
Call for Artists
Feb20

Seventh Annual Art and Earth Juried Exhibit

The Berkeley Arts Council announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, April 5 - May 20, 2017 at the Berkeley Art Works in Martinsburg, WV. Best in Show $250; Other awards based on entries. Juror: Sonya Evanisko. The exhibit theme is "Art and Earth: My Art - My World". Entries should reflect the artist's view of nature, the environment, or reflect an Earth Day related theme. Any medium or technique is acceptable. Open to all visual artists over the age of 18 in all media. Entries must be original works of art that have been completed within the last three (3) years, and not previously exhibited in the Berkeley Art Works. $35 for two works; $10 each for one or two additional up to total of four. Deadline: February 20, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 304-620-7277.
National
Call for Artists
Feb24

Academy Center of the Arts Annual National Art Exhibition

The Academy Center of the Arts in Lynchburg, VA announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, April 7-29, 2017. Over $3000 in Cash Awards, Best in Show Award of $1000. Juror: Lauren Rice, Assistant Professor of Art, Longwood University. Open to U.S. residents, 18 years or older, working in the following disciplines: painting, sculpture, drawing, printmaking, fiber, glass, ceramics, wood, metal and mixed media. No photography accepted. All work submitted must be original (no reproductions), not done under supervision, not made from kits or patterns. All work must be suitably prepared for installation. The curator reserves the right to deny entry if any work is deemed not suitable for display or too difficult to install. Entries must have been completed after January 1, 2012, and not previously exhibited in a Lynchburg juried art show. $35 for three images. Deadline: February 24, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 434-528-3256, ext. 127.
National
Call for Artists
Mar1

43rd Annual American Artisan Festival

Artists are invited to apply for the American Artisan Festival, June 16-18, 2017 on the front lawn of Historic Centennial Park in Nashville, Tennessee. Best in Show ($1000) Nancy Saturn Excellence Award ($500). Juror: Samantha Saturn. Works eligible for exhibition include clay, drawing, fiber/textiles, furniture, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media, oil painting, paper, photography, printmaking, sculpture, wood and other. Note: Artists wishing to exhibit jewelry and another medium must submit a separate application for their jewelry and may not exhibit jewelry unless this second application is accepted. $495 booth fee. Deadline: March 1, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 615-212-9095.
Regional
Call for Artists
Mar1

Kings Drive Art Walk

Festival in the Park announces a call to artists for the 7th Annual Kings Drive Art Walk, May 6-7, 2017 at 600 South Kings Drive in Charlotte, NC. Eligible media: Clay, Decorative Crafts, Wearable Crafts, Drawing & Graphics, Fiber & Leather, Glass, Jewelry, Mixed Media, Watercolor, Metal, Painting, Sculpture, Photography, Wood, Other. $270 for a 10x10 space. Deadline: March 1, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 704-338-1060.
National
Call for Artists
Mar1

20th Annual Rio Brazos Art Exhibition and Sale

The Granbury Arts Alliance, Tarleton State University, and the City of Granbury seek entries for a juried art exhibition, April 7-30, 2017 at the Langdon Center Concert Hall in Granbury, TX. $5,000 in anticipated awards. Juror: Bill Ryan. All media will be considered. This could include, but not be limited to, water media, oil, acrylic, pastel, mixed-media, photography, printmaking, graphics, collage, 3-dimensional, fabric, etc. $50 entry fee. Deadline: March 1, 2017. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 817-279-1164.
Regional
Call for Artists
Mar3

Dogwood Arts Regional Art Exhibition

The Dogwood Arts Regional Art Exhibition will be on display from June 1-30, 2017 at the Knoxville Convention Center. An independent juror will select the participants and award monies totaling $3,500. Art encompassing all styles and genres from both emerging and established artists are welcome. Dogwood Arts only accepts artworks completed in the last two years by artists 18 and older. Applicants must permanently live within 500 miles of the Dogwood Arts office. Eligible media: Drawing, Painting, Mixed Media, Photography, Printmaking, Textile, Wood, Sculpture, Ceramics + More. $35 entry fee. Deadline: March 3, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 4237716610.
National
Call for Artists
Mar13

Houston Contemporary Art Show

Conception Global Art Collective announces a call to artists for a juried art show, March 25th, 2017 at Spindletap Brewery, 10622 Hirsch Road in Houston, TX. Award for Excellence. Juror: Ginger Cochran. What peaks our interests: fine art painting, fine art drawing, mixed media, fiber arts, fine art/nature/concept photography, sculpture, metal works, unique handcrafted jewelry, textile/fabric art, folk art, pottery, wood crafting, up-cycled/re-purposed art and glass works. Please visit www.conceptionarts.com to submit your work online. Select Submit your Work and then complete Artist Registration. No submission fee. Deadline: March 13, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 469-644-0092.
National
Call for Artists
Mar15

2017 VMRC Juried Art Exhibition

The Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, May 28 - June 30, 2017 at Park Gables Gallery in Harrisonburg, Virginia. $7,500 in awards. Jurors: Theresa Alo, Charles Goolsby, Patricia P. Hobbs. Open to all multimedia visual art completed within 2 years (for security reasons jewelry NOT included). Open to all artists living in USA. Works must be available May 28 - June 30, 2017. No commission on sales (in 2016 42% of exhibited works purchased). No VMRC surcharge for receiving and returning accepted works. $35 for one to three works. Deadline: March 15, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 540-564-3400.
Local
Call for Artists
Mar15

Tamarac Arts & Crafts Festival

The City of Tamarac seeks artists for its annual arts and crafts festival, April 1-2, 2017 at the Tamarac Community Center in Tamarac, Florida. Open to all media. Work must be original. Kits, imports and mass produced items will not be accepted. $75 fee. Deadline: March 15, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 954-722-1520.
National
Call for Artists
Mar22

Camera USATM 2017: National Photography Exhibition and Award

All photographers residing in the United States are invited to submit one photograph taken in the United States after January 1, 2013 for the Naples Art Association's seventh annual photography competition which will be on view in Naples, Florida from June 19 - August 4, 2017. A $5,000 award will be presented to one photographer. The National Photography Award winner will receive three-nights hotel accommodations in Naples, Florida and travel to attend the preview reception on June 16, 2017. Three distinguished jurors will review all entries and nominate the National Photography Award Winner. $28 entry fee. Deadline: March 22, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 2392626517.
National
Call for Artists
Mar26

VAA 34th Juried Open Exhibition

The Visual Arts Alliance announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, May 1 - June 3, 2017 at Spring Street Studios in Houston, TX. Over $3,000 in cash will be awarded. Juror: Rachel Cook. Open to all artists aged 18 and over. Artwork may be created from any media, in both 2-D and 3-D with the exception of video works. Members: $50 / 4 entries, Non-members: $60 / 4 entries. Deadline: March 26, 2017. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Mar27

Photographic call for entry "The Imperfect Lens"

A Smith Gallery in Johnson City, Texas announces a call to artists for a juried photography exhibition, May 12 to July 10, 2017. Awards are $325 for Juror's Selection, $250 for Director's Selection and $100 for Visitors' Award. Juror: Susan Burnstine. Photographers of all levels are invited to submit work reflecting the theme "The Imperfect Lens." Images captured using toy, pinhole and homemade lenses are eligible for submission. The camera that the lens is attached to is immaterial. $35 for the first 5 images and $6 for each additional image. Deadline: March 27, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 512-422-4080.
National
Call for Artists
Jun1

5th Bower Center Annual National Juried Exhibition

Bower Center for the Arts in Bedford, VA announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, July 25-August 26, 2017. 1st Place: $500 & Solo exhibit; 2nd: $300; 3rd: $100; 3 Awards of Merit at $50 each. Juror: Halide Salam. Works will be accepted in numerous media including, but not limited to, painting, drawing, print-making, collage, mixed media, photography, mosaics, sculpture, fabric, metal and glass (stained and fused). Open to all artists over the age of 18. All entries must be original works (no reproductions) and created by the artists within the past three years and not been in a previous juried exhibit at Bower Center. $30 entry fee. Deadline: June 1, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 540-586-4235.
National
Call for Artists
Sep1

46th Annual Waynesboro Fall Foliage Art Show

The Shenandoah Valley Art Center seeks artists for an outdoor juried fine art exhibition, October 14-15, 2017 on the streets of historic downtown Waynesboro, Virginia. $10,000 in awards. Juror: piper e brown. We are seeking artists in the following media: Oil and Acrylic Painting, Watermedia, Photography, Graphics Drawing and Printmaking, 2D Mixed Media, 3D Mixed Media, Wood, Glass, Pottery, Sculpture, Jewelry. All work must be original, made by hand, and designed and executed by the accepted artist. Artists must be present with their work for the entire two days of the art show. Artists may only show work in categories and body of work selected by the Jury. All work exhibited must be of the quality, category and body of work of that shown in the images juried. $20 jury fee, $190 booth fee. Deadline: September 1, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 540-949-7662.
International
Call for Artists
Oct1

Sugarloaf Craft Festivals - Fall 2017

Sugarloaf Craft Festivals is seeking artists for its Fall juried art festivals: October 13-15 in Timonium, MD; October 20-22 in Gaithersburg, MD; October 27-29 in Somerset, NJ; November 3-5 in Oaks, PA; November 17-19 in Gaithersburg, MD; December 8-10 in Chantilly, VA. 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. Jurying begins in January and continues until show is full. $20 Seasonal Application Fee. More info. Contact: email or call 301-990-1400.

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