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
Morehead City, North Carolina
Deadline: August 30, 2015
Posted: 7/23/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: September 5 - November 6, 2015
Title: Soul of a Woman
Sponsor: Carolina Artist Gallery
Venue: 800 Evans St., Morehead City, NC 28557
Awards: 1st-$500, 2nd-$300, 3rd-$200 2-Merit awards $50 each
Juror: Marilyn Hartness, Associate Professor of Fine Arts at Wingate University in Charlotte, NC
Eligibility: Open to all artists who are 18 years old and older, residing in the United States and working in the following disciplines: painting, digital painting, sculpture, drawing, printmaking, textiles, mixed media, metal, clay, glass, jewelry, photography and wood. All work must be the work of the entrant, original, framed and ready for hanging (no saw tooth hangers) and created within the last two years and signed by the artist. All photography must be limited edition. Giclées are acceptable only for work in which there is no tangible original, for example digital painting and photography. Size limit is 3 ft x 4 ft. We have the right to refuse artwork of an explicit nature.
Fees: $35 for two pieces
Commission: 30%
E-mail: Robin Griswold-Ott
Phone: 252-728-1489
Website: http://www.carolinaartistgallery.com
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Houston, Texas
Deadline: August 30, 2015
Posted: 8/6/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: September 27, 2015
Title: The Art of Recovery Creative Arts Festival & Art Market
Sponsor: The ARK
Venue: Houston's Jones Plaza
Awards: Critics Choice, Best of Show, Public Favorite
Juror: Doc Howard
Eligibility: The festival will feature participating artists from around the state. Eligible media: ceramics, drawing, fiber, mixed media, painting/pastels, photography, glass, jewelry, leather, and metal. Artists are required to provide their own canopy and set up.
Fees: $30 application fee, plus booth fees if accepted
E-mail: Tracy Abbott, Executive Director
Phone: 281-815-2388
Website: http://www.thearkhouston.org
Prospectus: http://www.thearkhouston.org
 

LOCAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Knoxville, Tennessee
Deadline: September 1, 2015
Posted: 4/11/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: March 4-6, 2016
Title: ArtX
Fees: $25.00
E-mail: Joy Edwards
Phone: 865-291-3846
Website: http://www.artxtravaganza.com
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Jacksonville, Alabama
Deadline: September 1, 2015
Posted: 6/1/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: October 1-29, 2015
Title: Ley Lines, A National Juried Competition of Contemporary Drawing
Sponsor: Jacksonville State University
Venue: Hammond Hall Gallery
Awards: $500 for best of show
Juror: Emily Sheehan
Eligibility: US residents at least 18 years of age. All work must be original. Open to all stylistic interpretations of the drawing discipline, including drawings of a traditional nature as well as those that may challenge assumptions of media, imagery, format, and concept.
Fees: $30 for submission of up to 3 images
Commission: None
E-mail: Ray Wetzel
Website: http://www.jsuartblog.org/leylines/
Prospectus: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=2712
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Danville, Kentucky
Deadline: September 1, 2015
Posted: 6/16/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: October 8th
Title: Horizon: Contemporary Landscape 2015
Venue: Community Arts Center
Awards: $850
Juror: Mary S. Rezny
Eligibility: All artists using visual media are eligible to enter the Horizon exhibition. All media will be considered with the exception of live or performance art. All work must have been completed since January of 2011 and not previously shown in any other Community Arts Center exhibitions.
Fees: $25 for 1 to 3 entries and $35 for 4 to 6 entries
E-mail: Josh Boelter
Phone: 859-236-4054
Website: http://communityartscenter.net/
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Little Rock, Arkansas
Deadline: September 1, 2015
Posted: 7/3/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: November 13, 2015 - February 27, 2016
Title: Reflections In Pastel
Sponsor: Arkansas Pastel Society
Venue: Butler Center for Arkansas Studies
Awards: Over $3,500 in awards, including $1,500 grand prize
Juror: Stan Sperlak
Eligibility: Open to all artists at least 18 years old. Entries must be at least 80% soft or oil pastel, and must be original, unpublished and executed within the last three years.
Fees: APS members $25 for 1 entry, $10 ea. addditional; Non-members $30 for 1 entry, $15 ea. additional
Commission: 40%
E-mail: apsreflections@gmail.com
Website: http://www.arkpastel.com
Prospectus: http://www.onlinejuriedshows.com/Default.aspx?OJSID=474
 

LOCAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Williamsburg, Virginia
Deadline: September 1, 2015
Posted: 7/9/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: October 16 - December 15, 2015
Title: Cafo Culture: Visualizing Factory Farming In Virginia
Sponsor: College of William & Mary
Venue: Botetourt Gallery, Swem Library
Awards: None
Jurors: Alan C. Braddock, Lindsay Garcia, Rachel Merriman-Goldring, Meagan Phillips, Delaney Berman
Eligibility: Virginia residents only
Fees: 0
Commission: 0
E-mail: Alan C. Braddock
Website: https://youjudgeit.org/cafoculture
Prospectus: https://youjudgeit.org/cafoculture
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
San Angelo, Texas
Deadline: September 1, 2015
Posted: 8/11/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: October 16, 2015 - August 7, 2016
Title: 4th Annual Richard and Pam Salmon Sculpture Competition
Sponsor: San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts
Venue: Sunken Garden Park, City of San Angelo
Awards: First Prize: $2,000; 2nd Prize: $1,500; 3rd Prize: $1,000
Juror: Jim Edwards
Eligibility: Open to all artists 18 and older. Artwork completed within the last 4 years. All media suitable for outdoor, long-term installation are appropriate. We are seeking large scale works, at least 4 feet tall. No weight limit. Artists must provide hardware and tools required for a safe and secure installation.
Fees: $20
Commission: 20%
Send SASE to: San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, ATTN: Sculpture Entries, 1 Love Street, San Angelo, TX 76903
E-mail: Laura Huckaby
Phone: 325-653-3333
Website: http://www.samfa.org/sculpture-competition
Prospectus: http://bit.ly/1IPb3ly
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Bel Air, Maryland
Deadline: September 1, 2015 for Registration
Posted: 8/13/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: October 11, 2015
Title: Harford County International Plein Air Art Festival
Sponsor: Center for the Arts
Venue: Paint in Harford County; Gallery Reception and Sales at Rockfield Manor, Bel Air
Awards: 1st Place- $500, 2nd Place- $250, 3rd Place- $100
Eligibility: Harford County offers artists picturesque landscapes adorned with sprawling horse farms, rambling hills, and expansive woodscapes; bustling town centers; and historic harbor towns. Located 30 minutes north of Baltimore in central Maryland on the Mason-Dixon line, where the Susquehanna River meets the Chesapeake Bay, Harford County is a not-to-be-missed destination. Artist's painting must be completed in the 'plein air' style (not from photographs). Acceptable media include oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, gouache, ink, encaustics, or tempera. Image size may not exceed 30"x30" (900 square inches). You may paint any subject within Harford County.
Fees: $25 n/r registration fee; Harford Artists Members pay $10.
Commission: 50% for the Artist, 50% for the Gallery
Send SASE to: P.O. Box 687, Bel Air, MD 21014
E-mail: Amanda Pugh
Phone: 443-567-5216
Website: http://www.harfordcfa.org
Prospectus: http://www.harfordcfa.org/events.html
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Bethesda, Maryland
Deadline: September 4, 2015
Posted: 7/28/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: November 6-29, 2015
Title: MFA @ Gallery B
Sponsor: Maryland Federation of Art
Venue: Gallery B
Awards: Cash awards total $1000
Juror: Margery Goldberg, Zenith Gallery
Eligibility: 2-D and 3-D artwork of all media by MFA Members. Artists may join MFA at the time of entry.
Fees: 1 or 2 entries $20, additional entries up to 6 $5
Commission: 30%
E-mail: Gallery Manager
Phone: 410-268-4566
Website: http://www.mdfedart.com
Prospectus: http://www.mdfedart.com/portfolio/54/
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Denton, Texas
Deadline: September 4, 2015
Posted: 7/30/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: February 5 - April 1, 2016
Title: Call for Entries | "Materials: Hard & Soft" Contemporary Craft Competition
Sponsor: Greater Denton Arts Council
Venue: The Patterson-Appleton Center for the Visual Arts
Awards: $1,000, $750, $500 and $250
Juror: Elizabeth Kozlowski
Eligibility: Works produced in any of the craft media: clay, fiber, glass, metal, paper, wood, or any combination of craft media, are acceptable. Entries must be the complete work of the submitted artist. Kits or commercially designed works will not be accepted. All work must have been completed within the past two years (2013-2015) and not previously exhibited at the Patterson-Appleton Center for the Visual Arts. Artists must reside in the United States.
Fees: $40 for up to three (3) entries
Commission: 30% commission will be retained from all work sold during exhibit
E-mail: Caroline Holley
Phone: (940) 382-2787
Website: http://www.dentonarts.com/materials-hard-and-soft/
Prospectus: http://www.dentonarts.com/materials-hard-and-soft/
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Annapolis, Maryland
Deadline: September 10, 2015
Posted: 7/17/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: November 27 - December 23, 2015
Title: Small Wonders
Sponsor: Maryland Federation of Art
Venue: Circle Gallery
Awards: Cash awards total $1000
Juror: Georgia Deal
Eligibility: Any original 2-D artwork not exceeding 11" and 3-D artwork not exceeding 7" is eligible.
Fees: 1 or 2 entries $35 (MFA Members $20), additional entries $5 each, maximum of 6 entries.
Commission: 30%
E-mail: Gallery Manager
Phone: 410-268-4566
Website: http://www.mdfedart.org
Prospectus: http://www.mdfedart.com/portfolio/52/
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Lenoir, North Carolina
Deadline: September 12, 2015, 9am
Posted: 4/15/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: September 12, 2015, 9am-4pm
Title: 30th Annual Sculpture Celebration
Sponsor: Caldwell Arts Council
Venue: TH Broyhill Walking Park, Lenoir
Awards: Cash awards totaling $11,000
Juror: Lucas Antony Cowan
Eligibility: indoor/outdoor sculpture, large & small
Fees: $50-80 (discounts for early registration)
Commission: none
E-mail: Caldwell Arts Council
Phone: 828-754-2486
Website: http://www.caldwellarts.com/305-sculpture-celebration-2015/
Prospectus: http://www.caldwellarts.com/305-sculpture-celebration-2015/
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Deadline: September 14, 2015
Posted: 8/17/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: December 4-29, 2015
Title: 46th Annual River Road Show
Sponsor: Louisiana Art and Artists' Guild
Venue: Louisiana State Archives Building, Baton Rouge, LA
Awards: $4000+ in cash and merchandise
Juror: Diantha York-Ripley
Eligibility: This nationally juried exhibition is open to all US artists 18 years or older. Submitted artwork must be original and created within the last 2 years. No photography, digitally created/enhanced works. Giclees reproductions and nudity will not be accepted.
Fees: $40/3 and $5 for each additional up to 10
Commission: none
E-mail: Wilma Roy
Phone: 225-753-0361
Website: http://www.laag-site.org
Prospectus: http://www.laag-site.org/River-Road-Show
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Melbourne, Florida
Deadline: September 15, 2015
Posted: 2/10/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: November 21 & 22, 2015
Title: 19th Annual ArtWorks of Eau Gallie Fine Arts Festival
Sponsor: ArtWorks of Eau Gallie, Inc.
Venue: Eau Gallie Arts District
Awards: $29,000 in Awards and Sponsors Purchase Awards; $3500 for the "Best of Show" Award. Demonstrators' Awards are included in the award monies.
Eligibility: ArtWorks of Eau Gallie invites artists to display their original fine art or fine craft. This outdoor festival is a working artists show. Artists display finished works for sale and also create art work in their booths. Artists must be present both days at the show to present and discuss their work.
Fees: $160 includes a non-refundable application fee of $25 and a booth fee of $135. Booth space is 12' x 12'.
E-mail: artworksfestival@gmail.com
Phone: 321-242-1456 (voice message system)
Website: http://artworksofeaugallie.org
Prospectus: http://artworksofeaugallie.org
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Coconut Grove, Florida
Deadline: September 17, 2015
Posted: 6/22/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: February 13-15, 2016
Title: Coconut Grove Arts Festival
Venue: South Bayshore Drive & McFarlane Road
Awards: $40,000
Eligibility: The 53rd Annual Coconut Grove Arts Festival will showcase the works of nearly 380 internationally recognized artists who are selected from over 1,000 applicants. 13 Fine Arts & Crafts categories.
Fees: $55
Commission: $0
E-mail: Katrina Delgado
Phone: 305.447.0401
Website: http://cgaf.com/
Prospectus: https://www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=4160
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Kissimmee, Florida
Deadline: September 18, 2015
Posted: 6/11/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: October 2015-September 2016
Title: Kissimmee Sculpture Experience
Sponsor: Kissimmee Main Street
Venue: Historic Downtown Kissimmee
Awards: Best in Show, People's Choice, Kid's Choice
Eligibility: This is the 9th annual Kissimmee Sculpture Experience and we are looking for amazing artists to take part. It is an outdoor exhibit and sculptures will be placed around Downtown Kissimmee on 16 bases. Pieces will be featured in a free color booklet with a description and accompanying photo as well as brochures to be distributed throughout the state of Florida. Kissimmee Main Street will actively promote the sale of the sculptures to the public. All entries should be suitable for extended outdoor display, safe construction and be able to be welded to a steel plate. There will be installation assistance and welders on site.
Fees: $50 for up to 3 pieces
Commission: 20% of sales
E-mail: Brianne Stefek
Phone: 407-846-4643
Website: http://www.kissimmeemainstreet.com
Prospectus: http://bit.ly/1Wqcsq7
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
North Bethesda, Maryland
Deadline: September 19, 2015
Posted: 7/29/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: November 22, 2015 - January 3, 2016
Title: 82nd Annual International Exhibition of Fine Art in Miniature
Sponsor: Miniature Painters, Sculptors & Gravers Society of Washington, DC
Venue: The Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda, MD 20852
Awards: ~ $7,000
Juror: James Rogowski, Professional Artist
Eligibility: Miniature artwork only. See prospectus for details.
Fees: $25 - $45 (see prospectus)
Commission: 40%
Send SASE to: Nancy Still, MPSGS Secretary, 8220 Brucar Court, Gaithersburg, MD 20877-1101
E-mail: Nancy Still
Phone: 301-977-2190
Website: http://www.MPSGS.org
Prospectus: http://www.MPSGS.org
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Melbourne, Florida
Deadline: September 30, 2015
Posted: 7/6/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: November 6-8, 2015
Title: Melbourne Main Street Fall Art Festival
Venue: Historic Downtown Melbourne
Eligibility: Melbourne Main Street with support from the City of Melbourne presents the 22nd annual Fall Art Festival, a juried fine art & craft family celebration. The Festival venue includes live music, food, wine, beverages, artists & crafters, business vendors, and entertainment. Attendance at the event is expected to exceed 35,000 this year!
Fees: $32.00 Application Fee; $265.00 Booth Rental Fee
Website: http://www.melbournefallartfestival.com/#!exhibit/c3c1
Prospectus: https://www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=4137
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Ocala, Florida
Deadline: September 30, 2015
Posted: 8/13/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: February 11, 2016 - September 29, 2017
Title: Ocala Outdoor Sculpture Competition
Venue: Tuscawilla Park
Awards: $24,000
Juror: TBA
Eligibility: Must be 18 or older, and live in North America for more than half of the year.
Fees: $25
Commission: 0
E-mail: Alexandria Marcello
Phone: 352-629-8447
Website: http://www.ocalafl.org/outdoorsculpture/
Prospectus: http://bit.ly/1Ne8bC3
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
various locations
Deadline: Jurying 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://bit.ly/1xD7MDa
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Chapel Hill / Carrboro, North Carolina
Deadline: October 1, 2015
Posted: 7/26/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: February 12, 2016
Title: Shimmer: The Art of Light
Sponsor: Town of Carrboro / Town of Chapel Hill / more...
Venue: Chapel Hill / Carrboro (indoor & outdoor venues)
Awards: Best in Show, Peoples' Choice
Juror: TBD
Eligibility: Looking for art featuring light as a primary component - installation work (2D or 3D) and projection art, as well as performance art featuring illumination.
Fees: $35 (via PayPal or check)
Commission: n/a
E-mail: Chris Vitiello
Website: http://www.shimmerevent.com
Prospectus: http://bit.ly/1JXMTHO
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Coral Springs, Florida
Deadline: October 2, 2015
Posted: 8/27/15
 
 Title: Coral Springs Municipal Complex Integrated Art Call to Artists
Venue: Coral Springs Municipal Complex
Awards: Total Purchase Budget of $125,000.00
Eligibility: The City of Coral Springs Public Art Committee is accepting submissions from artists for a public art opportunity in the new Municipal Complex. It is desired that the finished project be a series of integrated artworks within the building's interior or site structures (i.e.: building floor, pillars, hanging art from walls or ceiling, wall fountain, water feature, chandeliers, kinetic or interactive structures). Design of the building has begun and the selected artist will work with the facility architect, Song + Associates, Inc. to create an impactful, integrated project that will reflect the Municipal Complex's over-all look. The selected artist will be expected to engage with City staff, the project architect and area residents to develop the concept for their work. The artwork should assist in creating an appealing design that addresses and welcomes neighborhood residents to the City's new Municipal Complex and creates a sense of unity in the community as well as the City's mission, "To be the premier community in which to live, work and raise a family."
Fees: None
E-mail: Laura Atria
Phone: 954-344-1162
Website: http://www.coralsprings.org/publicart
Prospectus: http://coralsprings.org/home/showdocument?id=2440
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
The Woodlands, Texas
Deadline: October 15, 2015
Posted: 8/1/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: April 8-10, 2016
Title: The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival Announces Call For Entries
Sponsor: The Woodlands Waterway Arts Council
Venue: The Woodlands Waterway and Town Green Park
Awards: Featured Artist and 11 Best of Show awards
Juror: tba
Eligibility: All art work must be original fine art or fine craft; artist must be present at the festival. Categories are Clayworks, Digital Art, Drawing, Emerging Artist, Fiber, Glass, Jewelry, Metalworks, Mixed Media 2D, Mixed Media 3D, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, and Wood.
Fees: $40
Commission: none
E-mail: Cynthia Reid
Phone: 281-705-3882
Website: http://www.woodlandsartsfestival.com
Prospectus: https://www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=4266
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Miami, Florida
Deadline: October 19, 2015
Posted: 6/26/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: December 2-6, 2015
Title: Spectrum Miami Art Show, 5th Edition
Venue: Midtown Miami
Eligibility: Spectrum Miami is a juried show, accepting applications from established artists, galleries, and publishers who have several years of experience in the art industry. We're looking to show a wide range of media, including painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, and glasswork - sorry, jewelry, tapestry, and arts-and-crafts work is not accepted.
Send SASE to: Redwood Media Group P.O. Box 360 Hinckley, OH 44233
E-mail: Rick Barnett
Website: http://spectrum-miami.com
Prospectus: http://spectrum-miami.com/prospectus/
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
New Smyrna Beach, Florida
Deadline: October 24, 2015
Posted: 6/9/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: January 29-31, 2016
Title: IMAGES: A Festival of the Arts
Venue: Riverside Drive and Canal Street, New Smyrna Beach, FL
Awards: $24,200 given in artist awards
Eligibility: Juried art festival. Apply thru Zapplication.org
Fees: $40 jury fee - $250 booth fee if accepted
Commission: n/a
E-mail: Nance Casey Koch
Phone: 386-423-4733
Website: http://imagesartfestival.org
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Gatlinburg, Tennessee
Deadline: October 24, 2015
Posted: 7/21/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: January 16 - March 11, 2016
Title: Touch: Interactive Craft
Venue: Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts
Awards: First Place: $1,000, Second Place: $500, Third Place: $250, Two Honorable Mentions: $125/each
Juror: Emily Zilber: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston's first Ronald L. and Anita C. Wornick Curator of Contemporary Decorative Arts
Eligibility: Any work involving viewer interaction is welcome for submission; that which involves audience manipulation or involvement for the piece's creation or enjoyment, or work that gains significance or emotional resonance by being touched or handled- without white museum gloves. Preference will be given to work that relates to traditional craft practices, but all media will be considered. All emerging and professional artists 18 and over may apply. All media will be considered including book arts, ceramics, drawing, fiber, glass, jewelry, metal, painting, photography, printmaking, wood, mixed media, video, and installation.
Fees: $30 for 3 entries
Commission: Arrowmont takes 40%
E-mail: Kelly Hider, Gallery Coordinator
Phone: 865-436-5860 ext.22
Website: http://arrowmont.slideroom.com/#/permalink/program/26142
Prospectus: http://arrowmontgalleries.org/call-for-entries/
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
San Antonio, Texas
Deadline: November 1, 2015
Posted: 6/22/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: April 16-17, 2016
Title: Fiesta Arts Fair
Sponsor: Southwest School of Art
Venue: 300 Augusta St, San Antonio, TX 78205
Awards: Yes
Juror: TBD
Eligibility: See website for details
Fees: $26
Commission: no
E-mail: Barbara Hill
Phone: 210-224-1848
Website: https://www.swschool.org/fiestaartsfair
Prospectus: https://www.zapplication.org/index.php
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Niceville, Florida
Deadline: November 1, 2015, digital entries
Posted: 8/4/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: January 23 - March 4, 2016
Title: 24th Southeast Regional Juried Fine Arts Exhibition
Sponsor: Arts and Design Society of Fort Walton Beach, Inc.
Venue: Mattie Kelly Arts Center, Northwest Florida State College
Awards: $2000 total cash award and one-man show for First Place
Juror: Carrie Ann Baade, Professor of Art at Florida State University
Eligibility: Open to artists 18 years of age and older, living in the United States. All forms of art are eligible. Work that has won an award in a previous ADSO exhibit, been previously shown in the Mattie Kelly Galleries, or an installation are not acceptable. Work must have been completed after January 2014. Submission must be original and entirely the work of the entrant. For complete rules, see Prospectus.
Fees: $45, limit 3 entries
Commission: No commission taken
Send SASE to: SE Regional Fine Arts Exhibition, 17 First Street, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32548
E-mail: Marcy Eady
Phone: 850-585-4867
Website: http://www.artsdesignsociety.org
Prospectus: http://bit.ly/1HMeJRh
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Miami, Florida
Deadline: November 2, 2015
Posted: 8/20/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: December 2-6, 2015
Title: 2015 Art Basel Miami Week Open Juried Exhibition "Help Hope Nepal Mural"
Sponsors: Contemporary Art Projects USA / Conexiones Internacional Magazine
Venue: Spectrum Miami Art Fair/Wynwood Midtown Area
Awards: Three Awards available
Jurors: Silvia Medina, Richard Tooke, Paul Fisher
Eligibility: Open to all artists 18 years of age and older in the disciplines of Computer Art, Mixed Media, Painting, Photography, as well as all Innovative New Technologies in Art.
Fees: $65.00 for One Image; each additional image $5.00
Commission: The Artist will receive 70% of his sales
Send SASE to: Contemporary Art Projects USA, 13899 Biscayne Blvd. Suite Ph7, North Miami FL 33831
E-mail: Tata Fernandez
Phone: 786-262-5886
Website: http://contemporaryartprojectsusa.com
Prospectus: http://bit.ly/1hrYjZs
 

LOCAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
Deadline: November 11, 2015
Posted: 2/19/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: November 12-15, 2015
Title: Dickens Christmas Show and Festivals Call For Entries
Sponsor: Leisure Time Unlimited
Venue: Myrtle Beach Convention Center
Eligibility: see website
Fees: see website
E-mail: Myra Starnes
Phone: 843-448-9483
Website: http://www.dickenschristmasshow.com/
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Houston, Texas
Deadline: midnight, November 30, 2015
Posted: 7/31/15
 
 Title: 2016 Hunting Art Prize
Sponsor: Hunting PLC
Venue: Texas
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, 2015. Artists can participate by completing the electronic sign up form and uploading one digital image of their artwork. 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.
Fees: Free
Commission: None
E-mail: Shari King
Website: http://www.huntingartprize.com
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
various locations
Deadline: Jurying begins in August and continues until full
Posted: 7/20/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: January 29-31 in Chantilly, VA
March 11-13 in Somerset, NJ
March 18-20 in Oaks, PA
April 15-17 in Gaithersburg, MD
April 29 - May 1 in Timonium, MD
Title: Sugarloaf Craft Festivals Now Accepting Artist Applications for Spring 2016
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://bit.ly/1xD7MDa
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Sarasota, Florida
Deadline: January 4, 2016
Posted: 7/8/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: April & May 2016
Title: Embracing Our Differences
Sponsor: Embracing Our Differences
Venue: Island Park, Sarasota, FL
Awards: $3,000
Juror: Final selections will be made by a 3-judge panel of art professionals.
Eligibility: Embracing Our Differences is accepting submissions for its 13th annual outdoor juried art exhibit celebrating diversity and inclusion. 42 artists will be selected and national and international submissions are encouraged. Since 2004, the exhibit has been viewed by more than 2,000,000 visitors. There is no submission fee nor limit on the number of entries.
Fees: None
Commission: None
E-mail: Michael Shelton
Phone: 941-404-5710
Website: http://embracingourdifferences.org/call-for-artists.html
Prospectus: http://embracingourdifferences.org/pdfs/callartists2016.pdf
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Okeechobee, Florida
Deadline: January 4, 2016
Posted: 8/5/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: January 23-24, 2016
Title: 2016 Top of the Lake Art Fest
Sponsor: Okeechobee Main Street, Inc.
Venue: Flagler Park in Okeechobee, Florida
Awards: Best of Show, Judges Choice, 1st and 2nd in each category.
Eligibility: Fine Artist and Fine Craft Artists. Rules and Regulation listed on entry form.
Fees: $125 for Juried; $100 for Non-Juried
Commission: none
E-mail: Bridgette Waldau or Sharie Turgeon
Phone: 863-357-6246
Website: http://www.okeechobeemainstreet.org
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
New Orleans, Louisiana
Deadline: January 19, 2016
Posted: 8/20/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: May 12-21, 2016
Title: Louisiana Watercolor Society International Exhibition
Sponsor: Louisiana Watercolor Society
Venue: Place St. Charles, 201 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, La
Awards: $2000 first place. Total $8000 in prize money
Juror: Paul Jackson
Eligibility: Original water based media on paper. Unvarnished and completed in the past three years. Artist original work only.
Fees: 1 entry: $20, 2 entries: $40, 3 entries: $40 for members or $45 for non members. Each additional entry is $10.
Commission: 40%
Send SASE to: Susan Copping, 100 Cherry Laurel Dr. Covington, LA 70433
E-mail: S. Copping
Phone: 985-892-0122
Website: http://www.louisianawatercolorsociety.org
Prospectus: http://www.louisianawatercolorsociety.org
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Lake Placid, Florida
Deadline: February 1, 2016
Posted: 7/28/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: March 5-6, 2016
Title: Caladium Fine Art Show
Sponsor: Caladium Arts & Crafts Co-operative
Venue: 132 East Interlake Blvd Lake Placid,FL 33852
Awards: $1200.00+ 1st-3rd, Hon. Mention, Best of Show, People's Choice
Juror: to be determined
Eligibility: 2D, 3D, Photography. 5 entries maximum per artist. Original works only.
Fees: $10.00 per entry for members/ $15.00 per entry for non-members
Commission: 20%
E-mail: Joni Warner
Phone: 863-699-5940
Website: http://www.caladiumarts.org
Prospectus: http://www.caladiumarts.org
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Richmond, Virginia
Deadline: May 30, 2016
Posted: 6/5/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: January 2016 - December 2017
Title: Call for Submissions - Exhibition Opportunities
Sponsor: artspace
Venue: artspace, Zero E. 4th St., Richmond, VA
Awards: N/A
Juror: Work is reviewed and selected by our Exhibition Committee
Eligibility: Call for Submissions - Open to all professional artists in all fields of fine arts. Installation work is also allowed. Solo artists, groups, collaborations, and curators are all encouraged to apply. artspace gallery is now accepting proposals for gallery exhibitions during the 2016-2017 seasons. Several galleries with different sizes are available for most months. Gallery floor plans are available online.
Fees: $25 application fee
Commission: 33%
E-mail: Santa De Haven
Phone: (804) 232-6464
Website: http://artspacegallery.org
Prospectus: http://artspacegallery.org/proposal_submission.shtml
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
various locations
Deadline: Jurying begins in January and continues until show is full
Posted: 7/20/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: October 7-9 in Timonium, MD
October 14-16 in Gaithersburg, MD
October 21-23 in Somerset, NJ
November 4-6 in Oaks, PA
November 18-20 in Gaithersburg, MD
December 9-11 in Chantilly, VA
Title: Sugarloaf Craft Festivals Now Accepting Artist Applications for Fall 2016
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://bit.ly/1xD7MDa

 
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