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
Houston, Texas
Deadline: July 30, 2014
Posted: 6/6/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: October 4-26, 2014
Title: National Society of Artists 30th Open Juried Show
Sponsor: National Society of Artists
Venue: Art Center of Baytown
Awards: $1000 BofS, $700 1st, $400 2nd, $200 3rd, and more.
Juror: Karen Vernon Muenzenmayer
Eligibility: This exhibition is open to all artists 18 years of age and older. All artwork must be solely the work of the artist. Photography, computer-generated art, and original works of art in all media accepted. Giclees or other copies of originals will not be accepted. All artwork must remain for the duration of the show. Works must have been completed in the last three years. Minimum size is 5"x7" unframed; maximum is 48"x 48" including frame. All diptych and triptych works must be entered as separate entries unless they are physically connected. 3-D size limited to 4'x4'x4'x7' tall and easily moved by 2 people.
Fees: $35 for 1st entry, $15 for each addtional. Limit 5
Send SASE to: 16615 Neumann Dr., Houston, TX 77058
E-mail: Susan Pinkerton
Phone: 281-488-7140
Website: http://www.nsartists.org
Prospectus: http://www.onlinejuriedshow.com or http://www.nsartists.org
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
St. Simons Island, Georgia
Deadline: July 31, 2014
Posted: 6/12/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: September 3-27, 2014
Title: Festa dell' Arte
Sponsor: Glynn Art Association
Venue: Glynn Art Association, St Simons Island, GA
Eligibility: Open to all artists who create original fine art. All 2D & 3D media except film, video, or installation. Artwork must have been created within past 2 yrs. Artwork must be original and not previously exhibited at Glynn Art Association. Artwork must be ready to hang with proper hanging device. Artwork must be for sale. Size of work limited to 40" on longest side, including frame. Artwork must feature an Italian subject. Artwork must be suitable for a general public audience. Files of images submitted via JPEG.
Fees: $20.00
Commission: 60% of art sold to Artist
E-mail: Monica
Phone: 912-638-8770
Website: http://glynnart.org
Prospectus: http://www.glynnart.org/artists.html
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Blue Ridge, Georgia
Deadline: August 1, 2014
Posted: 4/17/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: October 18 - November 15, 2014
Title: 2014 SAAG National Juried Show
Sponsors: Southern Appalachian Artist Guild (SAAG) and the Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association (BRMAA)
Venue: Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association / Art Center
Awards: $5,000 total cash prizes
Juror: Lori Putnam
Eligibility: Artists who are legal residents of the United States are invited to participate in a juried exhibition of two-dimensional and three-dimensional works. All works must be original and completed within the last 2 years. Works to be hung must be wired and ready for hanging with all necessary hardware in place. See prospectus for complete requirements.
Fees: $40
Commission: 30% / 70% artist (SAAG Members) or 35%/ 65% Non Member
E-mail: Brooke Nations or Candy Day
Phone: 706-632-2144
Website: http://www.southernappalachianartists.org
Prospectus: http://www.blueridgearts.net/Documents/2014%20SAAG%20
National%20Prospectus.pdf
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Baltimore, Maryland
Deadline: August 1, 2014
Posted: 5/19/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: February 20-22, 2015
Title: American Craft Council Show
Sponsor: American Craft Council
Venue: Baltimore Convention Center
Juror: JAS
Eligibility: We encourage you to apply if you produce original work in any of the following categories: basketry, ceramics, clothing and accessories, decorative fiber, furniture and lighting, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media, paper, stone, toys and puzzles, and wood. Small studio production work under the direct supervision of the applicant is acceptable. Direct supervision requires that the artist oversees production work as it occurs and provides direction, feedback, and assistance. All work must be produced in the United States or Canada. The American Craft Council reserves the right to require authentication of the production process.
Fees: $40
Commission: 0
E-mail: shows@craftcouncil.org
Phone: 800-836-3470
Website: http://www.craftcouncil.org
Prospectus: http://www.craftcouncil.org/shows/apply
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Atlanta, Georgia
Deadline: August 1, 2014
Posted: 5/19/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: March 13-15, 2015
Title: American Craft Council Show
Sponsor: American Craft Council
Venue: Cobb Galleria Centre
Juror: JAS
Eligibility: We encourage you to apply if you produce original work in any of the following categories: basketry, ceramics, clothing and accessories, decorative fiber, furniture and lighting, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media, paper, stone, toys and puzzles, and wood. Small studio production work under the direct supervision of the applicant is acceptable. Direct supervision requires that the artist oversees production work as it occurs and provides direction, feedback, and assistance. All work must be produced in the United States or Canada. The American Craft Council reserves the right to require authentication of the production process.
Fees: $40
Commission: 0
E-mail: shows@craftcouncil.org
Phone: 800-836-3470
Website: http://www.craftcouncil.org
Prospectus: http://www.craftcouncil.org/shows/apply
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
High Point, North Carolina
Deadline: August 1, 2014
Posted: 7/8/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: September 4 - October 3, 2014
Title: The Bicycle: Art Meets Form
Sponsor: Theatre Art Galleries
Venue: 220 E. Commerce Ave, High Point, NC 27260
Awards: 1st: $1000, 2nd: $500; 3rd: $250
Juror: Kristy Thomas, Gallery Curator, Center for Visual Artists, Greensboro, NC
Eligibility: Theatre Art Galleries (TAG) is sponsoring a Juried Exhibition in conjunction with the High Point Cycling Classic's national bicycling (men's and women's) championships. The event draws thousands of spectators. All media is eligible and each entry must relate in some way to bicycles or cycling.
Fees: $20 for up to three submissions
Commission: 40%
E-mail: Jeff Horney
Phone: 336-887-2137
Website: http://www.tagart.org
Prospectus: http://www.tagart.org/artists/
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Chantilly, Virginia
Deadline: August 1 ,2014
Posted: 7/21/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: September 15 - October 17, 2014
Title: Emerging Artist Exhibit
Sponsor/Venue: JuJu Art Gallery
Awards: $300, $150, $50
Juror: Jeff Wilson
Eligibility: Open to all Virginia, D.C. Maryland resident artists 18 and over. This is great opportunity for an Artist that are looking for Venue to show their art. Participants can enter 1-2D piece of art to be judged for entry into the Emerging Artist Exhibit.
Fees: $20
Commission: 20%-Gallery
Send SASE to: 14801 Murdock Street, #105, Chantilly, Va 20151
E-mail: Ju Yun
Phone: 703-961-9039
Website: http://www.jujuartgallery.com
Prospectus: http://www.jujuartgallery.com/submissions/emergingsub.pdf
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Morehead City, North Carolina
Deadline: August 10, 2014
Posted: 6/25/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: September 13 - October 31, 2014
Title: The Soul of a Woman
Sponsor: Carolina Artist Gallery
Venue: Carolina Artist Gallery, 800 Evans St., Morehead City, NC 28557
Awards: 1st $600.00, 2nd $400.00, 3rd $200.00, Two Honorable mentions $50.00 each
Juror: Charles Smith, Director of Arts Carteret Community College NC
Judge: Dr. Bickley-Green, Professor at East Carolina University
Eligibility: All rules/guide lines are on the Carolina Artist Gallery website. We are looking for photography, paintings in oils, watercolor, acrylics, printmaking, pastels, metal, textiles, pottery, and sculpture.
Fees: $35.00 for two submissions, nonrefundable
Commission: 30%
Send SASE to: Carolina Artist Gallery, 800 Evans St., Morehead City NC 28557
E-mail: Robin Griswold-Ott
Phone: 252-728-1489
Website: http://www.carolinaartistgallery.com
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Dowell (Solomons), Maryland
Deadline: August 15, 2014
Posted: 6/12/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: October 17, 2014 - January 4, 2015
Title: Feast Your Eyes: the art of food
Sponsor/Venue: Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center
Awards: cash awards
Juror: to be named
Eligibility: We have an undeniable sensory connection to food - we love its taste, form, color, texture, aroma and sound (think sizzling bacon or pouring coffee). And we love to explore its many cultural differences. Food can be more than sustenance; food can be a passion, an entertaining and delicious escape, a comfort, or an obsession. We are deeply interested in its sustainability, production, processing, distribution, scarcity, quantity, quality, composition, and price. This show invites artists to explore these and other food-related issues, from the profound to the ridiculous. All media welcome; small to large-scale installations; new media encouraged; indoor and outdoor works accepted.
Fees: $25 - up to 4 entries
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/node/112
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Leesburg, Virginia
Deadline: August 15, 2014, earlier appreciated
Posted: 7/7/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: August 23, 2014
Title: 2nd Annual Artful August Show
Sponsor/Venue: Village at Leesburg
Awards: $4,000
Juror: to be announced
Eligibility: Open to residents of Virginia, Maryland, West Virginia and DC. Adult Division age 18+; Youth Division age 6 - 17 years old.
Fees: FREE
Commission: None -- artists keep 100% of art sale proceeds
E-mail: Nancy Walters
Phone: 800-214-3020
Website: http://www.villageatleesburg.com
Prospectus: http://www.villageatleesburg.com/artfulaugust/
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Fayetteville, North Carolina
Deadline: August 22, 2014
Posted: 4/10/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: October 24 - November 20, 2014
Title: The Nellie Allen Smith (2014) Juried Pottery Competition
Sponsor: Cape Fear Studios
Venue: Cape Fear Studios 148-1 Maxwell Street Fayetteville, NC 28301
Awards: $1,350.00 in prizes: $500.00 Best of Show, 1st place $175.00, 2nd place $150.00, 3rd place $100.00 in both functional and nonfunctional categories
Juror: Ellen Shankin
Eligibility: The competition is open to all potters in the U.S. 18 year and older. We will have prizes in both the functional and non functional categories.
Fees: $35.00 for 1-2 entries from non-Cape Fear Studios Members; $30.00 for Members
Commission: 30% commission on all works sold. All work must be for sale.
E-mail: Ann Griffin
Phone: 910-433-2986
Website: http://www.capefearstudios.com
Prospectus: http://www.capefearstudios.com
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Melbourne, Florida
Deadline: September 1, 2014
Posted: 3/25/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: November 22 & 23, 2014
Title: 18th Annual ArtWorks of Eau Gallie Fine Arts Festival
Sponsor: ArtWorks of Eau Gallie, Inc.
Venue: Eau Gallie Arts District
Awards: $25,000 in total award monies; $3500 to the artist judged as "Best of Show." Additionally, there are patron purchase awards.
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: $160.00 booth space (12' x 12')
E-mail: artworksfestival@gmail.com
Phone: 321-242-1456 (voice message system)
Website: http://artworksofeaugallie.org
Prospectus: http://artworksofeaugallie.org
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Deadline: September 1, 2014
Posted: 7/7/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: December 3-29, 2014
Title: 45th 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: Morten E. Solberg
Eligibility: Open to all US artists 18 years or older. Original work created within the last 2 years. No photography or digital created or enhanced work; no reproductions.
Fees: $40/3 and $5 for each additional up to 10
Commission: no commission fees
E-mail: Wilma Roy
Phone: 225-753-0361
Website: http://laag-site.org
Prospectus: http://laag-site.org/River-Road-Show
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Johnson City, Tennessee
Deadline: September 3, 2014
Posted: 7/23/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: October 15 - December 3, 2014
Title: The 2014 FL3TCH3R Exhibit- Socially and Politically Engaged Art
Sponsor: The FL3TCH3R Exhibit
Venue: Reece Museum on campus of East TN State University
Awards: Greater than $500.00 cash awards, plus other awards TBA
Juror: Elliott Earls, head of the Graduate Graphic Design Department at Cranbrook Academy of Art
Eligibility: Work submitted should address current social and political issues. Diverse media and approach to the theme are encouraged. Artists and designers 18 years of age or older as long as the entry fee is paid in US currency or International money order or comparable. All work must be original. Any entry previously accepted to The FL3TCH3R Exhibit will be disqualified.
Fees: First 3 entries-$30, each additional entry-$7
Commission: none taken
Send SASE to: The FL3TCH3R Exhibit, P.O. Box 954, Johnson City, TN 37605
E-mail: Barbara Dyer
Phone: 423-534-9827
Website: http://www.FL3TCH3Rexhibit.com
Prospectus: http://www.FL3TCH3Rexhibit.com/downloads/prospectus.pdf
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Lenoir, North Carolina
Deadline: September 6, 2014
Posted: 4/2/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: September 6, 2014
Title: 29th Annual Sculpture Celebration
Sponsor: Caldwell Arts Council
Venue: T.H. Broyhill Walking Park, Lenoir NC
Awards: over $11,000 in cash awards
Juror: Randy Shull, Asheville
Eligibility: Any sculptor is eligible to bring up to 3 sculptures to compete for cash awards. Lovely park setting perfect for displaying 3-D art. Typically close to 3,000 visitors during competition.
Fees: $80 on site; significant discounts for advance registration
Commission: none
E-mail: Caldwell Arts Council
Phone: 828-754-2486
Website: http://www.caldwellarts.com
Prospectus: http://www.caldwellarts.com/178-sculpture-celebration/
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Annapolis, Maryland
Deadline: September 10, 2014
Posted: 7/18/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: November 28 - December 28, 2014
Title: Small Wonders: A Fine Art Small Works Exhibition
Sponsor: Maryland Federation of Art
Venue: 18 State Circle, Annapolis, MD 21401
Awards: $1000
Juror: Marcus Civin
Eligibility: Artists residing in USA, Puerto Rico, Canada, and Mexico.
Fees: $35
Commission: 30%
E-mail: Mia Nardini
Phone: 410-268-4566
Website: http://www.mdfedart.com/
Prospectus: http://www.mdfedart.com/exhibits/2014/2014_small_wonders/
SmallWondersProspWEBFINALTWO2014.pdf
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Kissimmee, Florida
Deadline: September 12, 2014
Posted: 7/15/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: October 17, 2014 - September 25, 2015
Title: 2014-2015 Kissimmee Sculpture Experience
Sponsor: Kissimmee Main Street
Venue: Historic Downtown Kissimmee
Eligibility: See prospectus
Fees: $50 for up to 3 pieces
E-mail: info@kissimmeemainstreet.com
Phone: 407-846-4643
Website: http://kissimmeemainstreet.com
Prospectus: http://kissimmeemainstreet.wordpress.com/2014/07/10/2014-
2015-kissimmee-sculpture-experience-call-to-artists/
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Kissimmee, Florida
Deadline: September 19, 2014
Posted: 6/16/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: November 15-16, 2014
Title: 2014 Osceola Fall Arts Festival
Sponsors: presented by Osceola Center for the Arts, Kissimmee Main Street and the City of Kissimmee
Venue: Historical Downtown Kissimmee
Awards: $20,000 in prizes
Eligibility: see prospectus
Fees: $30 Application Fee
E-mail: Osceola Center for the Arts
Phone: 407.846.6257
Website: http://www.ocfta.com/visualarts.html
Prospectus: https://www.zapplication.org/event-info-public.php?fair_id=3352
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
North Bethesda, Maryland
Deadline: September 20, 2014
Posted: 6/30/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: November 23, 2014 - January 4, 2015
Title: 81st Annual International Exhibition of Fine Art in Miniature
Sponsor: Miniature Painters, Sculptors & Gravers Society of Washington, D.C.
Venue: The Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda, MD 20852
Awards: $6000
Juror: Linda Rossin
Eligibility: Original miniature art works in any traditional media, prints from original plates, and sculptures will be considered, providing they have not been exhibited at previous MPSGS shows. Maximum image size must not exceed 25 square inches, maximum outside dimension of frame is 56 square inches; sculptures no larger than 6 inches in any dimension, including base. No crafts or artworks produced by photographic, gicleé, laser or digital techniques.
Fees: Varies, 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
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
St. Petersburg, Florida
Deadline: October 15, 2014
Posted: 7/22/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: January 10 - February 23, 2015
Title: Acrylic Painters 2014 annual juried exhibit
Sponsor: International Society of Acrylic Painters - Florida Chapter (ISAP-FL)
Venue: Morean Arts Center, St. Petersburg, FL
Awards: Ten cash awards including $2,000 Best of Show
Juror: Robert Burridge
Eligibility: Any artist eighteen years or older using acrylic medium. Accepted artwork must be original, at least 80% acrylic, and less than three years old.
Fees: $25 for up three images. Membership dues ($30) must be current to enter.
Commission: 40%
Send SASE to: Judy Weitekamp, Memberships, 180 Beach Drive NE #801, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
E-mail: Judy Weitekamp, Memberships
Phone: 727-823-6946
Website: http://isap-fl.com
Prospectus: http://isap-fl.com
 

LOCAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Knoxville, Tennessee
Deadline: November 1, 2014
Posted: 5/27/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: March 6-8, 2015
Title: ArtXtravaganza
Sponsor/Venue: Webb School of Knoxville
Fees: $25.00
E-mail: Joy Edwards
Phone: 865-291-3846
Website: http://artxtravaganza.com/
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
San Antonio, Texas
Deadline: November 1, 2014
Posted: 7/18/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: April 18 & 19, 2015
Title: Fiesta Arts Fair
Sponsor/Venue: Southwest School of Art
Awards: Yes
Eligibility: 42nd annual Fiesta Arts Fair is a two-day event featuring 120-125 artists. Eligibility requirements and applications accepted through www.zapplication.org.
Fees: $25
E-mail: Barbara Hill
Phone: 210-224-1848
Website: https://www.swschool.org/fiestaartsfair
Prospectus: https://www.zapplication.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

 
SUBMIT A CALL FOR ARTISTS: Promote art & photography contests, juried exhibitions, art festivals, or any other artists' opportunities.