all artwork shown above is by Mary Knoblock

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REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Ross, California
Deadline: August 1, 2015
Posted: 1/26/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: September 19 - October 24, 2015
Title: The Left Coast - What does it mean to you?
Sponsor: Marin Society of Artists
Venue: Marin Society of Artists Gallery, Ross, CA
Awards: 1st $750; 2nd $500; 3rd $250; 3 HMs at $50 each
Juror: Lauren O'Connell, Curatorial Project Coordinator, UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (BAM/PFA), Berkeley, CA
Eligibility: Open to all California, Oregon and Washington State resident artists 18 and over. All media, except film and video. Online digital entry only. Original accepted works will be displayed in our gallery.
Fees: Non-members $45/1; $5 each add'l. 3 max. MSA members $35/1, $5 each add'l. 3 max.
Commission: 40% non-members; 30% MSA members
E-mail: Marin Society of Artists
Website: http://www.marinsocietyofartists.org
Prospectus: http://www.marinsocietyofartists.org/shows.html
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
San Francisco, California
Deadline: August 1, 2015
Posted: 6/9/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: August 12-14, 2016
Title: American Craft Council Show: San Francisco, California - Retail Show
Sponsor: American Craft Council
Venue: Fort Mason 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
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Sausalito, California
Deadline: August 2, 2015
Posted: 2/4/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: September 5-7, 2015
Title: Wings. Wheels. Wave. Iconic American Transportation
Sponsor: Sausalito Art Festival
Venue: a special exhibit at the Sausalito Art Festival
Awards: Cash Awards
Eligibility: The theme is "Wings. Wheels. Waves. Iconic American Transportation," and we invite artists throughout the world to express their vision of how America moves using photography, painting, drawing, sculpture and mixed media.
Fees: $10.00-$25.00
E-mail: info@americanicon.net
Website: http://americanicon.net
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Laguna Beach, California
Deadline: August 2, 2015
Posted: 7/20/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: September 3-26, 2015
Title: Tattoo Flash
Venue: Las Laguna Gallery
Eligibility: All local, national and international artists, professional and amateur and multiple art mediums will be considered in this call for art.
Fees: $30
Commission: 60% Artist, 40% Gallery
Send SASE to: 577 S. Coast Highway A-1, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
E-mail: Lori McBride
Phone: 949-667-1803
Website: http://www.laslagunagallery.com/#!flash/ci1e
Prospectus: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=2445
&sortby=fair_name&apply=yes
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Portland, Oregon
Deadline: August 5, 2015
Posted: 7/10/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: September 1-20, 2015
Title: Viewpoint: Landscape and Architecture
Sponsor/Venue: Black Box Gallery
Awards: None
Juror: Laura Valenti
Eligibility: Open to all photographers.
Fees: $35.00
Commission: None
Send SASE to: N/A
E-mail: Todd Johnson
Phone: 503-804-5032
Website: http://blackboxgallery.com
Prospectus: http://blackboxgallery.com/Viewpoint-Land%20and%20Arch-
CFE.html
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Stockton, California
Deadline: August 21, 2015
Posted: 5/28/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: September 1-26, 2015
Title: 4th Fall Regional Open Juried Show
Venue: Stockton Art League Goodwin Gallery
Awards: $1425 in cash awards
Juror: Clark Mitchell
Eligibility: California counties only listed: Amador, Calaveras, San Joaquin, Stanislaus and Sacramento. Media: Oil/Acrylic, Watercolor, Photography, Graphics, Pastel, 3-D/Sculpture, Mixed Media
Fees: $15 per entry - Up to 5 Entries allowed
Commission: 30%
E-mail: Maria E. Flumiani
Phone: 209-603-2375
Website: http://www.stocktonartleague.org
Prospectus: http://stocktonartleague.org/SAL-Prospectus-2015.pdf
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Los Angeles, California
Deadline: August 24, 2015
Posted: 7/23/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: September 10 - October 3, 2015
Title: LACDA 2015 International Juried Competition
Sponsor/Venue: Los Angeles Center for Digital Art
Awards: Winner receives 10 prints up to 44x60 inches on museum quality paper (approximately a $2,500-$3,000 value) to be shown in a solo exhibition in our main gallery. Ten second place winners will also be exhibited.
Jurors: Nana Bahaman, LACMA (Modern Exhibits Associate Curator); Max Presneill, Torrance Art Museum (Director and Curator)
Eligibility: A juried competition for digital art and photography. Entrants submit three JPEG files of original work. All styles of artwork and photography where digital processes of any kind were integral to the creation of the images are acceptable.
Fees: $35/3 images
E-mail: Rex Bruce
Phone: (323) 646-9427
Website: http://lacda.com/juried/juriedshow.html
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Fort Collins, Colorado
Deadline: August 26, 2015
Posted: 7/21/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: December 4, 2015 - January 23, 2016
Title: Illuminate with Juror Elizabeth Avedon
Sponsor/Venue: The Center for Fine Art Photography, 400 North College Avenue, Fort Collins, CO
Awards: Juror's Selection: $500, Director's Selection: $250, Two LiveBooks Website Awards + Honorable Mention Awards
Juror: Elizabeth Avedon
Eligibility: Open to all photographers world wide, both amateur and professional. The Center invites photographers working in all mediums, styles and schools of thought to participate.
Fees: Members: $24 for the first 3 images. Non-Members: $38 for the first 3 images
Commission: Artist Receives 70% of sale price
E-mail: Sunshine Divis
Phone: 970-224-1010
Website: http://www.c4fap.org
Prospectus: http://www.c4fap.org/exhibitions/illuminate-elizabeth-avedon/
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Estes Park, Colorado
Deadline: August 31, 2015
Posted: 6/4/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: October 30 - November 14, 2015
Title: Lines into Shapes
Sponsor/Venue: Art Center of Estes Park
Awards: $4000
Juror: Susie Hyer
Eligibility: Open to all artists residing in the United States who create original fine art within the limits of the categories listed. Work must be original and executed within the past two years. Work previously accepted in any "Lines into Shapes" Juried Exhibition may not be submitted. All artwork must be for sale.
Fees: $45 / 3
Commission: 40%
E-mail: Jenifer Cline
Phone: 970-586-5882
Website: http://artcenterofestes.com
Prospectus: http://artcenterofestes.com
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Santa Cruz, California
Deadline: August 31, 2015
Posted: 6/23/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: October 24 - November 15, 2015
Title: Beasts on Broadway - A National Exhibit
Sponsor/Venue: Santa Cruz Art League
Awards: $1,000
Juror: Melissa R. Pickford
Eligibility: Open to United States residents. The Santa Cruz Art League reserves the right to decline or remove any work that does not conform to the agreement.
Fees: $40 Non-member/$35 SCAL Members for one entry, each additional entries is $10. May submit up to 5 pieces.
E-mail: Keelin Sabel
Phone: (831) 426-5787
Website: http://www.scal.org
Prospectus: http://www.onlinejuriedshows.com/Default.aspx?OJSID=437
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
San Francisco, California
Deadline: September 1, 2015
Posted: 6/22/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: January 4 - February 28, 2016
Title: CWA 46th National Exhibition
Sponsor: California Watercolor Association
Venue: Academy of Art University, the Cannery
Awards: $12,000 anticipated awards
Juror: Jurors of Selection: Charles Pyle, Craig Nelson; Juror of Awards: Dick Cole
Eligibility: Artists must be 18 years or older. Two dimensional water-based painting. All details found on the prospectus.
Fees: $35 for 1, $5 for each additional up to 3
Commission: 50%
E-mail: Ruth Miller
Phone: 925-837-2818
Prospectus: http://www.californiawatercolor.org
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Twentynine Palms, California
Deadline: September 1, 2015
Posted: 7/31/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: November 6-29, 2015
Title: Joshua Tree National Park Juried Art Exhibition 2015
Sponsor: Joshua Tree National Park Council for the Arts
Venue: 29 Palms Art Gallery
Awards: $5,000
Eligibility: Entries must depict or be inspired by Joshua Tree National Park or its cultural history. Open to living artists 18 and over, 2D or 3D original work created within the last 5 years.
Fees: $35 for up to 3 images
Send SASE to: JTNPCA, P.O. Box 1755, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
E-mail: Vickie Waite
Website: http://www.jtnparts.org
Prospectus: http://www.jtnparts.org/pdfs/JTNPArtExpo-2015EntryGuidelines-
0730.pdf
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Laguna Beach, California
Deadline: September 6, 2015
Posted: 7/1/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: October 1-30, 2015
Title: A Day of the Dead
Venue: Las Laguna Gallery
Eligibility: Las Laugna Gallery is looking for works inspired by the Day of the Dead. All local, national and international artists, professional and amateur and multiple art mediums will be considered in this call for art.
Fees: $25 1st image, $5 per each additional
Commission: 60% Artist, 40% Gallery
Send SASE to: 577 S. Coast Highway A-1, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
E-mail: Lori McBride
Phone: 949-667-1803
Website: http://www.laslagunagallery.com/#!call-for-entry/cfch
Prospectus: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=2759
&sortby=fair_name&apply=yes
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Half Moon Bay, California
Deadline: September 10, 2015
Posted: 6/13/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: October 9-18
Title: Half Moon Bay Art & Pumpkin Festival Logo Design Competition
Sponsor: Half Moon Bay Beautification Committee
Venue: Pasta Moon Music Box Gallery
Awards: over $2,000 cash, prizes
Juror: Beautification Committee
Eligibility: See website for design requirements
Fees: $15 for the first entry and $5 for each additional entry up to 3 entries per artist
Commission: n/a
E-mail: Shirley Kellicutt
Phone: 650-726-9533
Website: http://hmbartpumpkin.com
Prospectus: http://hmbartpumpkin.com
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Novato, California
Deadline: September 12, 2015
Posted: 7/21/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: October 31 - December 6, 2015
Title: Fall National Juried Exhibition - Call for Entries
Venue: Marin Museum of Contemporary Art
Juror: Jack Fischer
Eligibility: Open to all U.S. resident artists 18 and over. You are invited to submit up to 5 digital images of your original drawings completed in the past three years, not previously shown in a MarinMOCA or Artists of MarinMOCA exhibit. Artists currently represented by the juror are ineligible for this call. Open to all drawing media. We are open to new techniques and materials that push the definition of conventional drawing. Only online entries with digitally uploaded images will be accepted.
Fees: $35 for up to 3 entries or $50 for 4-5 entries
Commission: 60% artist, 40% museum
Send SASE to: 500 Palm Dr, Novato, CA 94949
E-mail: Heidi LaGrasta
Phone: 415-506-0137
Website: http://marinmoca.org/
Prospectus: http://marinmoca.org/Artists/CallForEntries.aspx
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
San Francisco, California
Deadline: September 13, 2015
Posted: 5/25/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: November 7 - December 5, 2015
Title: Secret
Sponsor: Arc Gallery
Venue: 1246 Folsom St, San Francisco, CA 94103
Awards: 3 Juror's Choice Ribbons
Juror: Joan McLoughlin of The McLoughlin Gallery, SF
Eligibility: Artists residing in the United States.
Fees: $35
Commission: 40% of sales
E-mail: Priscilla Otani
Website: http://www.arc-sf.com/
Prospectus: http://www.arc-sf.com/secret.html#dashboard
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Westcliffe, Colorado
Deadline: September 30, 2015
Posted: 6/15/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: October 3-31, 2015
Title: Alla Prima Westcliffe
Sponsor: Sangres Art Guild
Venue: 3rd Street Gallery, Westcliffe, CO
Awards: $1,500+ cash awards plus many merchandise awards
Juror: Karen Vance
Eligibility: Open to all artists 18 years or older. Outdoor and indoor scenes painted from life during the event on pre-stamped surfaces are all eligible. See the web site for complete set of rules.
Fees: $35 before Sept. 23, $45 thereafter.
Commission: 30% SAG members, 40% non-members
Send SASE to: Sangres Art Guild, PO Box 205, Westcliffe, CO 81252
E-mail: Curt Gillespie
Phone: 719-783-0886
Website: http://www.sangresartguild.org/events/alla-prima-westcliffe/
Prospectus: http://www.sangresartguild.org/3rd-street-gallery/calls-to-
artists/alla-prima-westcliffe-2015/
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
San Diego, California
Deadline: September 30, 2015
Posted: 6/26/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: November 5-8, 2015
Title: Art San Diego, 7th Edition
Sponsor: UBS
Venue: Balboa Park Activity Center
Jurors: Eric Smith, Rick Barnett, Ann Berchtold
Eligibility: Apply for Art San Diego, the exciting culmination of Balboa Park's Centennial Celebration November 5-8. ASD's theme for 2015 is: Metamorphosis: 100 Years of Evolving Art. We are accepting applications from contemporary artist, galleries, and publishers from around the world in a wide range of media, including painting, photography, sculpture, glasswork and more. Jewelry and arts-and-crafts work is not accepted. Apply today to show your work to art lovers and collectors from all over the globe.
Send SASE to: Redwood Media Group PO Box 360 Hinckley, OH 44233
E-mail: Rick Barnett
Website: http://art-sandiego.com
Prospectus: http://art-sandiego.com/exhibit/gallery-prospectus/
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Fort Collins, Colorado
Deadline: September 30, 2015
Posted: 7/28/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: July, August, September 2016
Title: Portfolio ShowCase Volume 9 Book & Exhibition
Sponsor/Venue: The Center for Fine Art Photography, 400 North College Avenue, Fort Collins, CO
Awards: Solo exhibition stipend, publication & promotion and more!
Juror: Maggie Blanchard
Eligibility: Open to all photographers world wide, both amateur and professional. The Center invites photographers working in all mediums, styles and schools of thought to participate.
Fees: Members: $55 for the first portfolio (12 images). Non-Members: $70 for the first portfolio.
Commission: Artist receives 70% of sale price
E-mail: Sunshine Divis
Phone: 970-224-1010
Website: http://www.c4fap.org
Prospectus: http://www.c4fap.org/exhibitions/p-s-9-juror-maggie-blanchard/
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Half Moon Bay, California
Deadline: October 5, 2015
Posted: 6/6/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: December 4, 2015 - January 10, 2016
Title: Coastal Arts League 31st Annual Juried Show: Spotlight California Artists
Venue: Coastal Arts League Gallery & Museum
Awards: $1,025 in awards
Juror: Professor Emeritus Fred Holle
Eligibility: The show is open to all living artists who reside in the state of California, USA.
Fees: First entry: $20 for non-members, $15 each subsequent entry. Members $10 per entry.
Commission: 30%
E-mail: Deb Wong
Phone: 650-701-4961
Website: http://www.coastalartsleague.org/
Prospectus: http://www.coastalartsleague.org/
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Indian Wells, California
Deadline: October 15, 2015
Posted: 7/26/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: April 1-3, 2016
Title: Call for Artists: 14th Annual Indian Wells International Arts Festival
Venue: Indian Wells Tennis Garden
Eligibility: Join more than 10,000 art enthusiasts, collectors and serious buyers at one of the most pristine venues in the beautiful Coachella Valley. The Indian Wells International Arts Festival showcases fine art and high-quality craft from artists across the nation and internationally. Open to all media artists, selected by jury process. Apply online via EntryThingy or at www.indianwellsartsfestival.com/artists.html.
Fees: $35 Jury fee per category
Commission: 12%
Send SASE to: PO Box 62, Palm Desert, CA 92261
E-mail: Dianne Funk
Phone: 760-346-0042
Website: http://indianwellsartsfestival.com/
Prospectus: http://indianwellsartsfestival.com/artists.html
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Laguna Beach, California
Deadline: October 24, 2015
Posted: 7/1/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: December 4-31, 2015
Title: Solo Show
Venue: Las Laguna Gallery
Eligibility: All local and/or national artists, professional and amateur and multiple art mediums will be considered in this call for art. Artists interested in this opportunity must submit at minimum, 5 images. Artists can submit up to 20 images.
Fees: $35
Commission: 60% Artist, 40% Gallery
Send SASE to: 577 S. Coast Highway A-1, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
E-mail: Lori McBride
Phone: 949-667-1803
Website: http://www.laslagunagallery.com/
Prospectus: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=2498
&sortby=fair_name&apply=yes
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Astoria, Oregon
Deadline: November 7, 2015
Posted: 7/24/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: January 21 - March 10, 2016
Title: Au Naturel: The Nude in the 21st Century
Sponsor: Clatsop Community College
Venue: Art Center Gallery
Awards: $1000 in cash prizes. Up to $2000 in purchase awards. One artist will be chosen for a solo show for the following exhibition season.
Juror: Lisa Harris, owner and director of Lisa Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA
Eligibility: Open to all artists working in any two-dimensional drawing, painting, and printmaking media with a focus on the nude human figure as subject matter in any form ranging from representational to abstract, and in which the handmade mark is employed as the primary means of image-making.
Fees: $40 for up to three images and $5 for each additional image beyond the third
Commission: 35%
Send SASE to: Visual Arts Center, Clatsop Community College, 1651 Lexington Avenue, Astoria, OR 97103
E-mail: Kristin Shauck
Phone: 503-298-0295
Website: http://www.aunaturelart.com
Prospectus: http://www.aunaturelart.com/pdf/Au_Naturel_Prospectus_2016
.pdf
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Laguna Beach, California
Deadline: December 31, 2015
Posted: 7/1/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: February 4-27, 2016
Title: Sketchbook West
Venue: Las Laguna Gallery
Eligibility: Any artist, any level. Las Laguna Gallery is seeking artists who use sketchbooks to create. As part of this Call for Art, artists purchase a sketchbook, create art, send it in. All works will be displayed in the gallery during February exhibition. Up to 12 artists will be selected to display works of arts that were created as a result of the sketchbook.
Fees: $25 + shipping
Commission: 60% Artist, 40% Gallery
Send SASE to: 577 S. Coast Highway A-1, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
E-mail: Lori McBride
Phone: 949-667-1803
Website: http://www.laslagunagallery.com
Prospectus: http://www.laslagunagallery.com/#!skechbookwest/chxu
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Indian Wells, California
Deadline: January 15, 2016
Posted: 7/28/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: March 17-20, 2016
Title: Spectrum Indian Wells Art Show
Venue: Renaissance Indian Wells Resort
Juror: Eric Smith, Rick Barnett, Ann Berchtold
Eligibility: Seeking submissions for Spectrum Indian Wells, a juried contemporary art show debuting next spring. Melding innovative art with a luxe venue and gorgeous desert surroundings, this four-day contemporary art event will take place, in the scenic Coachella Valley. We're looking to represent a wide range of media, including painting, photography, sculpture, and glasswork. 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
Phone: 831.747.0112
Website: http://spectrum-indianwells.com
Prospectus: http://spectrum-indianwells.com/exhibit/
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Sacramento, California
Deadline: April 30, 2016
Posted: 7/2/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: August 13, 2016 - September 29, 2016
Title: Unauthorized/Unofficial Llily Tomlin Art Show
Sponsor/Venue: Fe Gallery
Awards: Best in Show Vote by Public
Eligibility: Artists interpretation of Lily Tomlin. Only original art will be accepted: All genres are welcome sculptures, paintings, drawings.... All art must be delivered and for sale. (Art may be mailed/ups/fedex - artist pays for shipping to and fro) At the time of submission it does not need to be the actual "Lily Tomlin" art piece but something that represents the quality of your work, however, only original interpretations of Lily Tomlin will be displayed in this show. If accepted on non-Lily art piece basis we will need the "Lily" submission by May 30, 2016.
Fees: Free
Commission: 40%
E-mail: art@fegallery.com
Phone: Millie Porter @ Fe Gallery (916) 456-4455
Website: http://www.fegallery.com
Prospectus: http://www.fegallery.com/news/call-artist-lily-tomlin-art-show

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