National
Call for Artists
Dec15

New Orleans Art Association National Show

The New Orleans Art Association announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, March 4-30, 2017 at the New Orleans Academy of Fine Art. $5000+ in awards. Juror: Auseklis Ozols, founder and director of NOAFA. Paintings and drawings only. No digital, photographs, crafts, or 3D. $45 for 1-3 entries, $10 each for additional entries. Deadline: December 15, 2016. More info.
National
Call for Artists
Dec31

2017 Santa Fe College Spring Arts Festival

Santa Fe College announces a call to artists for its annual Spring Arts Festival, April 1 & 2, 2017 in Downtown Gainesville, Florida. $35,000 in cash and purchase awards. There are multiple 2-D and 3-D categories, as well as Jewelry and Fabric. $25 application fee. Deadline: December 31, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 352-395-5355.
International
Call for Artists
Jan1

Sugarloaf Craft Festivals - Spring 2017

Sugarloaf Craft Festivals is seeking artists for its Spring juried art festivals: January 27-29 in Chantilly, VA; March 17-19 in Oaks, PA; March 24-26 in Somerset, NJ; April 21-23 in Gaithersburg, MD; April 28-30 in Timonium, MD. 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 August and continues until show is full. $20 Seasonal Application Fee. More info. Contact: email or call 301-990-1400.
National
Call for Artists
Jan4

Call for Entries -- Spectacular Skies

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center in Dowell, Maryland announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, February 17 - July 23, 2017. The sight of the sky stirs within us a sense of wonder and a desire to dream. In the course of a day, the shifting sky can transform from severe to serene. Vicious storms become vibrant vistas in mere minutes. Blushing sunsets give way to tranquil starlight and the mysterious moon. What is it about the mercurial sky that captures our imagination? Why do we turn our faces toward the heavens seeking understanding, wonderment and solace? Artwork should seek to fill viewers with a sense of wonder and mystery. All media welcome; small to large-scale installations; new media encouraged; indoor and outdoor works accepted; cash awards to be presented. $25 entry fee. Deadline: January 4, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 410-326-4640.
National
Call for Artists
Jan5

6th Annual Juried Exhibition

JF Gallery in West Palm Beach, Florida announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, January 21 - February 1, 2017. Best in Show award. Jurors: Marisa Pascucci, Brenda Zappitell. Open to all established or emerging artists. Entries must have been completed within the past 2 years and not previously exhibited in JF Gallery. Work in 2D and 3D media is eligible. 2D work must be wired and ready for hanging. Sculptures not to exceed 100 lbs in weight. $35 entry fee. Deadline: January 5, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 561-478-8281.
International
Call for Artists
Jan5

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 5, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 813-237-2097.
Statewide
Call for Artists
Jan9

2017 North Carolina Artists Exhibition - 39th Annual All Media Exhibition

Raleigh Fine Arts Society announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, March 12 - April 27, 2017 at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh, North Carolina. Three $1,000 Juror's Choice awards, and a Grand Prize of $3,000. Juror Michael Rooks is the Wieland Family Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art at the High Museum in Atlanta. North Carolina residents ages 18 and over are eligible to submit two original works created within the last two years. Art works selected for previous RFAS exhibitions are ineligible. All works must be the sole work and exclusive property of the artists. Submitted works must be the original work of the artist. Giclee prints of reproduced art works are not acceptable. Digital photography is acceptable, and the digital print method may be used to produce original photographic images. $35 entry fee. Deadline: January 9, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 919-602-2490.
International
Call for Artists
Jan10

Embracing Our Differences

Embracing Our Differences is accepting submissions for its 14th annual outdoor juried art exhibit celebrating diversity and inclusion to be displayed April - May 2017 in Sarasota, FL USA. $3,000 in awards. 42 artists will be selected and national and international submissions are encouraged. Since 2004, the exhibit has been viewed by more than 2,200,000 visitors. Final selections will be made by a 3-judge panel of art professionals. No entry fee. Deadline: January 10, 2017. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 941-928-0567.
National
Call for Artists
Jan12

Nude Nite - Orlando

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, February 9-11, 2017 at a Pop Up Gallery Warehouse in Orlando, 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 12, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 321-229-8110.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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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