all artwork shown above is by Mary Knoblock

Art Opportunities: Call for Artists to exhibit in the WEST
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INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Fort Collins, Colorado
Deadline: July 27, 2016
Posted: 7/1/16
 
 Exhibit Dates: December 2, 2016- January 7, 2017
Title: Home | International Photographic Call For Entries
Sponsor/Venue: The Center for Fine Art Photography 400 North College Avenue, Fort Collins, CO
Awards: Juror's Selection: $400, Director's Selection: $200, Honorable Mention Awards: 2 year membership and image submission to a Call for Entry
Juror: Kevin Miller of SMP
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: $29 for the first three images. Non-Members: $39 for the first three images.
Commission: Artist receives 70% of the sale price
E-mail: Sunshine Divis
Phone: 970/224-1010
Website: http://www.c4fap.org/
Prospectus: http://www.c4fap.org/exhibitions/home-with-kevin-miller/
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Casper, Wyoming
Deadline: July 30, 2016
Posted: 5/24/16
 
 Exhibit Dates: August 4-27, 2016
Title: 22nd Annual International Miniature Art Show
Sponsor: Casper Artist's Guild/ART321
Venue: ART321
Awards: Cash and ribbons
Juror: Dr. Valerie Inella
Eligibility: All entries must be original (not a copy of another artist's work or of a published photograph), and never having been shown in Casper, Wyoming. Acceptable media will be: Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor and Gouaches, Pastels, Mixed Media, Graphics, Hand-pulled Prints and Sculpture in any medium - wood, stone, metals, plaster or clay. Image size is limited to 25 sq. inches or less. Subject matter must be at most 1/6 life-size; no life-size images allowed.
Fees: $30 for 1-3 pieces of art
Commission: 45% for non-members, 35% for members
Send SASE to: ART321, 321 W. Midwest Street, Casper, Wyoming 82604
E-mail: Connie Atkinson
Phone: 307-258-5106
Website: http://art321.org/
Prospectus: http://art321.org/22nd-annual-miniature-show.html
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
NY & LA
Deadline: July 30, 2016
Posted: 6/16/16
 
 Exhibit Dates: August 3, 2016
Title: RadeoFlyer
Venue: Citywide La & NY
Juror: AOPO
Eligibility: The focus is to highlight Los Angeles as a vastly extensive and vibrant community, connecting open studios and exhibitions throughout the region. RadeoFlyer is a collaboration between curators and artists working in Manhattan and Los Angeles. This collaboration is solely for the purposes of displaying artful & irreverent interpretations of the flyer. Submit a maximum of 3 PDF files- black and white designs with a resolution of 300 dpi. -8.5 x 11" to radeoflyer@gmail.com to have your work exhibited in urban spaces as public intervention.
Fees: None
Commission: None
E-mail: Shane C Smith
Website: http://shaneCsmith.com
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Monterey, California
Deadline: July 31, 2016
Posted: 6/17/16
 
 Exhibit Dates: February 1 - March 31, 2017
Title: CPAP International Plein Air Challenge
Sponsor: California Plein Air Painters
Venue: American Tin Cannery Exhibit Center in Monterey, California
Awards: $5,000 in cash, merchandise, publication, gift certificates
Juror: Panel of 5 CPAP Signature Members
Eligibility: Plein air artists residing anywhere in the world are invited to apply.
Fees: $35 first image; $15 each additional image
Commission: 0%
Send SASE to: N/A
E-mail: CPAP Signature Services Director
Website: http://calpleinair.com/
Prospectus: https://onlinejuriedshows.com/Default.aspx?OJSID=8601
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Laguna Beach, California
Deadline: August 1, 2016
Posted: 4/18/16
 
 Exhibit Dates: September 1-30, 2016
Title: Lensflare - Photography Exhibition
Venue: Las Laguna Gallery
Eligibility: Las Laguna Gallery invites artists working in all photographic mediums to submit images to be considered for an exhibition. All artists, professional and amateur, and multiple art mediums will be considered in this call for art.
Fees: $35
Commission: 65% Artist, 35% Gallery
Send SASE to: 577 S. Coast Highway A-1, Laguna Beach, CA 92651
E-mail: laslagunagallery@gmail.com
Phone: 949-667-1803
Website: http://www.laslagunagallery.com
Prospectus: http://bit.ly/1Wc1STK
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
San Francisco, California
Deadline: August 1, 2016
Posted: 6/27/16
 
 Exhibit Dates: August 4-6, 2017
Title: American Craft Council Show: San Francisco, California - Retail Show
Sponsor: American Craft Council
Venue: Fort Mason Center, Festival Pavilion
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.
Fees: $15 processing and handling fee for each set of images; $30 application fee for each show you would like those images to be applied to
Commission: NA
E-mail: shows@craftcouncil.org
Phone: 800-836-3470
Website: http://www.craftcouncil.org
Prospectus: http://www.craftcouncil.org/shows/apply
 

LOCAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Balboa Island, California
Deadline: August 3, 2016
Posted: 6/28/16
 
 Exhibit Dates: August 7, 2016
Title: Just Plein Fun Big Brush Off
Sponsor: Debra Huse Gallery
Venue: Balboa Island, CA
Awards: There will be an award given in each entry category.
Eligibility: We welcome professional and amateur artists of all ages. Please see the prospectus for details.
Fees: $20
Commission: 60% artist
E-mail: Debra Huse Gallery
Phone: 949.723.6171
Website: http://www.debrahusegallery.com
Prospectus: http://bit.ly/28XBR5K
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
San Diego, California
Deadline: August 6, 2016
Posted: 6/22/16
 
 Exhibit Dates: September 2-25, 2016
Title: Galactic Pleasures
Sponsor/Venue: The Studio Door
Awards: Best in Show Certificates for 1st, 2nd and 3rd
Juror: Victor Ciccarelli, STEAMmaker.org
Eligibility: A celebration of artwork which showcases the imagination of art and science. Exploring the future, science, science fiction, fantasy and steampunk. *STEM / STEAM projects encouraged.
Fees: $35 - 45
Commission: 60% Artist / 40% The Studio Door
E-mail: Patric Stillman
Phone: 619.255.4920
Website: http://www.thestudiodoor.com
Prospectus: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=3556
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Aptos, California
Deadline: August 6, 2016 (Mountain Time)
Posted: 7/6/16
 
 Exhibit Dates: October 3-28, 2016
Title: Rare Earth: National Ceramics Exhibition
Venue: Cabrillo Gallery
Awards: Cash awards: $500.00 First Place, $250.00 Second Place, $100.00 Third Place
Juror: Kirk Delman
Eligibility: Open to US artists working in functional and/or sculptural ceramics, including mixed media work that is primarily ceramic, completed in the past 3 years and not previously shown at Cabrillo Gallery.
Fees: $30 for first 3 entries, $5.00 each additional entry, maximum 10 entries
E-mail: Beverly Rayner
Website: https://www.cabrillo.edu/services/artgallery/rare_earth.html
Prospectus: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=3579
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Portland, Oregon
Deadline: August 9, 2016
Posted: 7/11/16
 
 Exhibit Dates: September 1-20, 2016
Title: Portraiture: Photography Now
Sponsor/Venue: Black Box Gallery
Awards: None
Juror: Kelli Pennington
Eligibility: Open to all photographers.
Fees: $35.00
Commission: None
E-mail: Todd Johnson
Phone: 503-804-5032
Website: http://blackboxgallery.com
Prospectus: http://bit.ly/29uVnGM
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Eugene, Oregon
Deadline: August 12, 2016
Posted: 7/8/16
 
 Exhibit Dates: October 14 - November 4, 2016
Title: Día de los Muertos, 23rd Annual
Venue: Maude Kerns Art Center
Eligibility: Work must be original and must focus on the Mexican Day of the Dead holiday. Artists may submit up to 5 pieces for consideration.
Fees: $10 submission fee
Commission: 35%
E-mail: Michael Fisher, Exhibits Coordinator
Phone: 541-345-1571
Website: http://www.mkartcenter.org/
Prospectus: http://bit.ly/29nv3if
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Berkeley, California
Deadline: August 14, 2016
Posted: 7/3/16
 
 Exhibit Dates: October 15 - November 20, 2016
Title: Encyclical
Sponsor: Atelier Gallery
Venue: TBA
Awards: $300 to selected artists, $2250 in awards at the show.
Juror: Elisabeth Jones, MFA and John Teply, MFA
Eligibility: All types of work will be considered. This includes painting, sculpture, video, and all forms of art-making. Artwork that involves the community in some manner is encouraged. We are interested in collaborative, interactive, community art in general for this show. We also encourage installation work.
Fees: none
E-mail: John Teply
Phone: 503-286-4959
Website: http://EncyclicalArtShow.weebly.com
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Englewood, Colorado
Deadline: August 15, 2016
Posted: 7/11/16
 
 Exhibit Dates: October 11 - November 3, 2016
Title: "This is Colorado" 44th annual Statewide Show
Sponsor: Heritage Fine Arts Guild
Venue: Arapahoe Community College
Awards: Many
Juror: Liam Zhen
Eligibility: Open to all Colorado residents; must be 2-dimensional art.
Fees: $35
E-mail: Mary kay Jacobus
Website: http://www.heritage-guild.com
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
San Rafael, California
Deadline: August 19, 2016
Posted: 5/12/16
 
 Exhibit Dates: September 29 - October 29, 2016
Title: In Your Dreams
Sponsor: Marin Society of Artists
Venue: Gallery, San Rafael, CA
Awards: $1750
Juror: Michael Azgour
Eligibility: Open to all United States resident artists 18 and over. You are invited to submit digital images of up to three (3) of your original works, not previously shown in a Marin Society of Artists [MSA] juried exhibition. Open to all media except video, film and installation art.
Fees: Non-members: $35/1; $55/up to 3. MSA members $25/1; $45/up to 3
Commission: Non-members: 40%; MSA members 30%
E-mail: John Henry
Website: http://marinsocietyofartists.org/
Prospectus: http://marinsocietyofartists.org/?q=node/137
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Los Angeles, California
Deadline: August 22, 2016
Posted: 7/23/16
 
 Exhibit Dates: September 8 - October 1, 2016
Title: LACDA 2016 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.
Curators: Nancy Meyer - LACMA, Walker Art Center; Rex Bruce - L.A. Center for Digital Art, Artists Television Access
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
Website: http://lacda.com/juried/juriedshow.html
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Santa Cruz, California
Deadline: August 29, 2016 (11:59pm)
Posted: 5/15/16
 
 Exhibit Dates: October 22 - November 13, 2016
Title: Energy & Stillness National Abstract Exhibit
Sponsor/Venue: Santa Cruz Art League
Awards: $1,000 in Awards
Juror: John Maxon
Eligibility: Open to all mediums. Open Nationwide, USA. If larger than 5' x 5', please contact us for more guidance before applying online.
Fees: $40 Non-member/$35 SCAL Members for one entry, each additional entries is $10. May submit up to 5 entries.
Commission: none
E-mail: Keelin Sabel
Phone: (831) 426-5787
Website: http://www.scal.org
Prospectus: https://onlinejuriedshows.com/Default.aspx?OJSID=8603
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Laguna Beach, California
Deadline: September 6, 2016
Posted: 6/13/16
 
 Exhibit Dates: October 6-29, 2016
Title: Bring Us Your Dead
Venue: Las Laguna Gallery
Eligibility: Las Laugna Gallery is looking for works inspired by the Day of the Dead. All artists, professional and amateur and multiple art mediums will be considered. From photography to fabric, mixed media to new media, all types of paintings (acrylic, oil, watercolor) drawings, ink, graphite, pastels, colored pencil, encaustic, fiber arts, etc
Fees: $35 for 1st image, $5 each additional
Commission: 65% Artist, 35% 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=3239
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
San Francisco, California
Deadline: September 11, 2016
Posted: 5/5/16
 
 Exhibit Dates: November 12 - December 10, 2016
Title: Sacred & Profane
Sponsor: Arc Gallery
Venue: Arc Gallery, 1246 Folsom St, San Francisco
Awards: $250 Juror's Award to 3 artists for work with most imaginative interpretation
Juror: Kim Larson, Modern Eden Gallery
Eligibility: Artists residing in the United States
Fees: $35.00
Commission: 60% to artist, 40% to gallery for art sale
E-mail: Stephen Wagner
Website: http://www.arc-sf.com/
Prospectus: http://www.arc-sf.com/sacred--profane.html
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Los Angeles, California
Deadline: September 15, 2016
Posted: 7/22/16
 
 Exhibit Dates: November 15 - December 3, 2016
Title: "Altered States of Collage" Juried National Open 2016
Sponsor: Collage Artists of America
Venue: San Fernando Valley Arts & Cultural Center, 18312 Oxnard St., Tarzana, CA 91356
Awards: $500 1st Pl., $300 2nd Pl., $200 3rd Pl., 3 Hon. Mentions & Merchandise Awards
Juror: Leslie Shows
Eligibility: Open to all collage, mixed-media and assemblage artists residing in the United States who can hand-deliver or ship accepted artwork to a Los Angeles area gallery. Submission is by digital entry through Online Juried Shows. Artists may enter a maximum of two works completed within the last 3 years and not already shown or exhibited at SFVACC or prior CAA exhibits. (See Prospectus for further instructions)
Fees: $35 for one image; $45 for 2 images (Max. 2) Non-refundable
Commission: 70% Artist, 30% Gallery
E-mail: Susan Gesundheit, Exhibits Clerk
Phone: 818-216-8901
Website: http://www.collageartists.org
Prospectus: http://www.collageartists.org
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Rancho Palos Verdes, California
Deadline: October 1, 2016
Posted: 4/21/16
 
 Exhibit Dates: January 21 - April 16, 2017
Title: Wearable Expressions 2017
Sponsor: Palos Verdes Art Center
Venue: Palos Verdes Art Center, 5504 W. Crestridge Rd., Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90274
Awards: $20,000: Fiber, Jewelry, Accessories - 1st, 2nd, 3rd and Unique Use of Materials in each, plus 4 individual categories
Jurors: Beatrijs Sterk, Germany, Jo Ann Stabb, USA, Joris Debo, Belgium, Charles Lewton-Brain, Canada, Robert K. Liu, USA, Anneta Valious, France and Russia
Eligibility: Adults 18 years or older, individual or collaborative entries are invited, innovative materials and techniques encouraged. Each entry must be original work and completed within the last two years. Work must remain for the duration of the exhibition. Artists' statement and detailed description of materials and technique required.
Fees: $40 for up to three entries
Commission: 25%, if work is sold
E-mail: Gabrielle
Phone: 310-991-7144
Website: http://www.WearableExpressions.com
Prospectus: http://www.WearableExpressions.com
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Mesquite, Nevada
Deadline: October 3, 2016
Posted: 7/5/16
 
 Exhibit Dates: November 1 - December 31, 2016
Title: National Small Works Competition and Exhibition - "Lucky 13"
Sponsor: Virgin Valley Artists Association
Venue: Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery
Awards: $1,300 in Cash Prizes
Eligibility: Open to all artists residing in the U.S., 18 years or older. Wall hanging art only. No non-hanging art. Maximum size 13x13 inches by 5 inches deep, including frame. Artwork must be original, no reproductions or copies and cannot have won an award at the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery. Must be priced for sale. No saw tooth hangers.
Fees: $13 per piece
Phone: 702-346-1338
Website: http://www.mesquitefineartscenter.com
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
San Francisco, California
Deadline: October 7, 2016
Posted: 7/9/16
 
 Exhibit Dates: December 17, 2016 - January 21, 2017
Title: F*ck U! In the Most Loving Way
Sponsor: Northern California Women's Caucus for Art
Venue: Arc Gallery, 1246 Folsom St, San Francisco
Juror: Prof. Shannon Rose Riley
Eligibility: Self-identified female artists residing in the United States. Seeking works that address women's ongoing challenges to build their lives and thrive within ongoing structural and intersectional systems of oppression.
Fees: $40
Commission: 40% of sales
E-mail: Priscilla Otani
Website: http://www.ncwca.org/
Prospectus: http://bit.ly/29oS4WF
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Scottsdale, Arizona
Deadline: October 10, 2016 (Midnight)
Posted: 7/13/16
 
 Exhibit Dates: March 10-12, 2017
Title: Scottsdale Arts Festival
Sponsor: Scottsdale Cultural Council
Venue: Scottsdale Civic Center Park, 7380 E. 2nd St, Scottsdale, AZ 85251
Awards: $1000 Best of Show
Juror: Anonymous
Eligibility: Juried fine arts & crafts festival. Event information and rules/regulations are listed on the prospectus.
Fees: $35 application fee, $475 for 10'x10' booth, $950 for 10'x20' booth
E-mail: Whitney Nelson
Phone: 480-874-4671
Website: http://www.scottsdaleartsfestival.org
Prospectus: http://www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=4917
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Grand Junction, Colorado
Deadline: November 15, 2016
Posted: 7/21/16
 
 Exhibit Dates: February 28 - April 1, 2017
Title: 25th Annual Rockies West National Watercolor Exhibition
Sponsor: Western Colorado Watercolor Society
Awards: Over $3,100
Juror: Iain Stewart
Eligibility: Open to any artist 18 years of age or older. The paintings are limited to water media with the appearance of watercolor on paper, Yupo or unstretched watercolor canvas (matted and framed under Plexiglas). All collage material must be paper painted by the artist. Works must be original and completed within the last 2 years.
Fees: Non-members $35, New members (Fee plus dues) $45
Commission: 30%
E-mail: Judy Chapman
Website: http://www.wcwsociety.org
Prospectus: http://www.wcwsociety.org
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Laguna Beach, California
Deadline: December 31, 2016
Posted: 6/15/16
 
 Exhibit Dates: April 6-29, 2017
Title: Sketchbook West Challenge
Venue: Las Laguna Gallery
Eligibility: All artists, all ages - Artists purchase and complete a Sketchbook that is returned to the gallery. In April, we hold an exhibition where ALL submitted Sketchbooks are available for guests to view.
Fees: $25 for USA, $35 for International
Commission: 65% Artist, 35% 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: http://www.laslagunagallery.com/#!call-for-entry/cfch

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