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Art Opportunities: Call for Artists to exhibit in the WEST
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SUBMIT A CALL FOR ARTISTS: Promote art & photography contests, juried exhibitions, art festivals, or any other artists' opportunities.

 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Los Angeles, California
Deadline: October 30, 2014
Posted: 5/5/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: May, 2015 (TBA)
Title: 21st Annual Juried Art Exhibition: Contemporary Art
Sponsor: Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles
Venue: Korean Cultural Center, Los Angeles Art Gallery
Awards: Best of Show - $2,000, Award of Distinction - $1,000, Award of selected artists - $500 (8 selected artists)
Juror: Notice after Deadline (TBA)
Eligibility: This exhibition of contemporary art is open to all artists residing in the United States. All media is welcome, but work must be under 8 feet high.
Fees: none
Commission: none
E-mail: Heeseon Choi
Phone: 323-936-7141 #112
Website: http://www.kccla.org
Prospectus: http://www.kccla.org
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Brea, California
Deadline: October 31, 2014
Posted: 5/31/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: January 24 - March 6, 2015
Title: 3rd Clay & Glass Biennial: Juried and Invitational Exhibition
Sponsors: ACGA and the City of Brea, CA
Venue: Brea Art Gallery, 1 Civic Center Circle, Brea, CA
Awards: $1400
Juror: Lana Wilson for clay, and Mary B. White for glass
Eligibility: This opportunity is open to all artists residing in the US who create with clay and glass, and who are at least 18 years of age. Submitted artworks may be functional, sculptural, or decorative, and must be at least 75% clay and/or glass. Works should not weigh more than 100 pounds nor be larger than 60 inches in any direction.
Fees: $30 for up to three artworks
Commission: 30%
E-mail: acganational@gmail.com
Website: http://acga.net
Prospectus: http://acga.net
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Petaluma, California
Deadline: October 31, 2014
Posted: 9/9/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: December 2-29, 2014
Title: Small Works 2014
Venue: Prince Gallery
Juror: Carlos de Villasante
Eligibility: All media is eligible. All artwork must be a maximum of 20 inches in the longest dimension -including frames. All work must be finished and ready for exhibition. All work must be for sale.
Fees: $35 for the first entry and $5 per additional entries
Commission: 50%
E-mail: Nathan Larimer
Phone: 707-889-0371
Website: http://www.prince.gallery
Prospectus: http://www.prince.gallery/submissions
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Los Angeles, California
Deadline: November 2, 2014
Posted: 10/10/14
 
 Title: Windows & Doors Photography Exhibition
Venue: 1650 Gallery & Studio
Awards: Best of Show, 2nd Place & 3rd Place Photos Awarded
Juror: Andrew Overtoom
Eligibility: Open to all photographers worldwide. 18+
Fees: $30 for up to 5 images
Commission: The gallery retains 50% sales commission of art
E-mail: Tricia Noble
Website: http://1650gallery.com/index.php
Prospectus: http://1650gallery.com/windowsdoors2014_call.php
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Roseville, California
Deadline: November 5, 2014
Posted: 9/12/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: January 9 - February 21, 2015
Title: Crocker Kingsley Art Competition
Sponsor: Kingsley Art Club
Venue: Blue Line Arts
Awards: $250, $500, $750, $1000, $2000. Award winners will be exhibited at the Crocker Art Museum from March 7 to May 17, 2015
Juror: Greg Kondos
Eligibility: Open to all artists residing in California ONLY. Original artwork only. Work cannot have been exhibited previously at Blue Line Arts. Size limitations: Pieces must be able to enter through doors with clear entry of 94 h X 91 w inches. All work must be for sale. All media accepted.
Fees: $40 or Become a new artist member ($70) of Blue Line Arts & get your $40 entry fee waived
Commission: 50% for non-members, 60% for members
E-mail: Tony Natsoulas
Phone: 916 783-4117
Website: http://www.bluelinearts.org
Prospectus: http://bluelinearts.org/exhibits/calls.html
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Portland, Oregon
Deadline: November 5, 2014
Posted: 10/9/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: December 1-20, 2014
Title: Poetics of Light
Sponsor/Venue: Black Box Gallery
Awards: None
Juror: Tricia Hoffman
Eligibility: Open to all artists.
Fees: $35.00
Commission: None
E-mail: Todd Johnson
Phone: 503-804-5032
Website: http://blackboxgallery.com/
Prospectus: http://blackboxgallery.com/Poetics%20of%20Light%20CFE.html
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Astoria, Oregon
Deadline: November 7, 2014
Posted: 6/29/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: January 22 - March 5, 2015
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 to be featured in a solo show
Juror: Barbara Shaiman
Eligibility: Au Naturel is an international juried competition 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: $35 for up to 3 images and $5 for each additional image beyond the third
Commission: 35% percent commission on all sales
Send SASE to: Clatsop Community College, 1651 Lexington Avenue, Astoria, OR 97103
E-mail: Kristin Shauck
Phone: 503.338.2472
Website: http://aunaturelart.com/
Prospectus: http://aunaturelart.com/pdf/Au_Naturel_Prospectus_2015.pdf
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Redding, California
Deadline: November 7, 2014
Posted: 8/28/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: January 30 - May 3, 2015
Title: West Coast Biennial Juried Art Exhibition
Venue: Turtle Bay Exploration Park
Awards: Best of Show: $2500; First Prize: $1500; Second Prize: $750; Third Prize: $500; Honorable Mention: $250; People's Choice: $250
Juror: Bonnie Laing-Malcolmson, the Arlene and Harold Schnitzer Curator of Northwest Art at the Portland Art Museum
Eligibility: West coast artists currently living in California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska
Fees: $35
E-mail: Jan DeHate
Phone: 530-242-3108
Website: http://turtlebay.org/biennialcompetition
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Yosemite, California
Deadline: November 15, 2014
Posted: 8/16/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: February 28 - May 10, 2015
Title: Yosemite Renaissance XXX
Sponsor: Yosemite Renaissance Inc.
Venue: Yosemite Museum Gallery
Awards: $4000
Juror: Board of Yosemite Renaissance and Cash Award Jurors to be named
Eligibility: The Yosemite Renaissance XXX competition is open to all living artists. Subject matter is limited to recent works on the landscape, environment, wildlife and people of Yosemite or the environment of the Sierra. Both representational and non-representational submissions are accepted. Original artwork may be in any fine art medium including the following: Painting (any medium); Photography/Digital; and Other (All other two- and three-dimensional media, including drawings, pastels, printmaking, textiles, and all 3-dimensional works). Each artist is limited to eight entries. No more than two entries from any artist will be included in the exhibit. Please read our prospectus before completing your entry form(s).
Fees: $15 per entry
Commission: 25% on sales
E-mail: Robert Woolard
Website: http://yosemiterenaissance.org/index.htm
Prospectus: http://yosemiterenaissance.org/yr30prospectus.html
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Redding, California
Deadline: November 15, 2014
Posted: 9/13/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: January 29 - February 28, 2015
Title: 31st Annual National Painting Show
Sponsor: North Valley Art League
Venue: Carter House Gallery, Redding, CA
Awards: BOS $1,000, 1st $500, Excellence (3) $100, Merit (4) $50
Juror: Vinita Pappas
Eligibility: Residents of the US, 18 years old & over. Original work; two-dimensional media: oil, pastel, water media, drawing media, printmaking, mixed media & collage. Framed, or 1.5 - 2" deep gallery wrapped canvas, sides finished. Max size: 40 x 40 including frame.
Fees: $35 for 3 entries; additional entries $7 each.
Commission: 20% commission for members, 30% for non-members
E-mail: Kathleen Evans
Phone: (530) 396-2422
Website: http://www.nval.org
Prospectus: http://www.nval.org/2015_National_Show.html
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Laguna Beach, California
Deadline: November 15, 2014
Posted: 10/8/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: December 4-27, 2014
Title: 2nd Annual - small works - Big Talent
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. From photography to fabric, mixed media, all paintings and drawings including, oil, acrylic, ink, graphite, pastels, etc.
Fees: $35 for the 1st image, $5 for each additional image
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=2185
&sortby=fair_name&apply=yes
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Fort Collins, Colorado
Deadline: November 19, 2014
Posted: 10/27/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: March 6 - April 17, 2015
Title: On Beauty International Photographic Call For Entries at C4FAP
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: 2 year membership & submission
Juror: Kathleen Clark, Director and Partner in SPOT Photo Works, in Los Angeles
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 in its exhibitions.
Fees: Members: $24 for the first five images. Non-Members: $38 for the first five images.
Commission: Artist receives 60% of sale price
E-mail: Sunshine Divis
Phone: 970-224-1010
Website: http://www.c4fap.org
Prospectus: http://www.c4fap.org/exhibitions/on-beauty_kathleen-clark/
 

LOCAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Topanga, California
Deadline: November 24, 2014
Posted: 10/14/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: January 7-25, 2015
Title: Topanga Canyon Gallery 2015 Juried Open
Venue: Topanga Canyon Gallery
Awards: First Place, $500
Juror: Michael Zakian
Eligibility: Entry is open to all artists who can hand-deliver their artwork to Topanga Canyon Gallery (TCG). All media, except video and performance art are acceptable. Three works per artist. All works must have been completed within the last 3 years.
Fees: $45
Website: http://www.topangacanyongallery.com
Prospectus: http://www.OnlineJuriedShows.com
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Point Reyes, California
Deadline: November 28, 2014
Posted: 8/25/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: January 9 - February 1, 2015
Title: Reaction
Sponsor: Gallery Route One
Venue: Gallery Route One, Point Reyes, Ca
Awards: $250 Best of Show, 3 non cash awards of merit
Juror: John Seed
Eligibility: All Northern California artists; all media except video, crafts, jewelry. Artwork not to exceed 60" in any direction.
Fees: $12/1 entry, $30/3 entries, $35/4 entries
Commission: 45%
E-mail: Candace Loheed
Website: http://galleryrouteone.org
Prospectus: http://galleryrouteone.org
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
San Diego, California
Deadline: November 30, 2014
Posted: 10/8/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: February 6-28, 2015
Title: The Crow Show: Homage to the Raven
Sponsor/Venue: The Studio Door
Awards: Best in Show appear on exhibition catalog
Juror: Jenna S. Jacobs, the Curatorial Manager at the Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego
Eligibility: Found in nearly every corner of the world, Crows (Corvus) are considered one of the world's most intelligent animals. In mythology, Crows have fascinated mankind. For some cultures, they heralded important news and symbolized the unity of marriage; while for others, the crows took on an ominous and dark role in war and death. The Studio Door is seeking artwork that represents the many faces of the Crow in reality and fantasy. Categories accepted: Painting, drawing, photo, printmaking, assemblage, collage, mixed media, fiber art, artist book, ceramics, stain glass and sculpture. Submissions must be the artist's original work.
Fees: $40 - Three works
Commission: 60/40 - 60% to artist
E-mail: Patric Stillman
Phone: 619.994.2263
Website: http://thestudiodoor.com/inside/?tribe_events=the-crow-show
Prospectus: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=2155
&sortby=fair_deadline&apply=
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Grand Junction, Colorado
Deadline: December 1, 2014
Posted: 6/4/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: March 3 - April 3, 2015
Title: Rockies West National Watercolor Exhibition
Sponsor: Western Colorado Watercolor Society
Venue: The Art Center, Grand Junction, CO
Awards: $1,000 Best of Show/ $1,000 Best of Colorado
Juror: Fealing Lin
Website: http://www.westerncoloradowcsociety.org
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
San Francisco, California
Deadline: December 1, 2014
Posted: 9/23/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: February 13-15, 2015
Title: On The Edge 5, Erotic Photography and Sculpture Exhibition
Sponsor: Erotic Art Events
Venue: SOMArts Cultural Center
Eligibility: Group exhibition of 26 photographers and sculptors will present the ultimate in erotic photography and sculpture from fine art nude to extreme erotica. The show will also include erotic performances and entertainment on Friday and Saturday evenings. View our website for more information and submission form.
Fees: No fee to enter; If accepted, $125 to display up to 20 photos and sculptures
Commission: 40%
E-mail: Peter Keresztury
Website: http://www.eroticartevents.com
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Los Angeles, California
Deadline: December 1, 2014
Posted: 10/21/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: December 11, 2014 - January 3, 2015
Title: LACDA "Snap to Grid" Open Call, every entry shown!
Sponsor/Venue: Los Angeles Center for Digital Art (LACDA)
Eligibility: An un-juried international exhibit featuring digital art and photography. All entries will be printed (8.5"x11" on heavyweight paper) and shown in the gallery arranged in a grid. Entrants submit JPEG files of original work. Exhibit is limited to space available, early entry is advised.
Fees: $35 for each image
E-mail: Rex Bruce
Website: http://lacda.com
Prospectus: http://lacda.com/juried/juriedshow.html
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Tubac, Arizona
Deadline: December 3, 2014
Posted: 9/29/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: January 23 - March 8, 2015
Title: Arizona Aqueous XXIX
Sponsor/Venue: Tubac Center of the Arts
Awards: $2,000.
Juror: Ron Pokrasso
Eligibility: Water based pigments on paper must constitute the major portion of the work. Entries composed of paper constructions, paper sculpture, paper collage, cut paper, mobiles or two or three dimensional wall pieces, and installations are eligible. Artists are urged to enter work which is innovative in concept and approach, whether representational or abstract. Work must have been completed within the last 24 months. Work that has been previously displayed at TCA is not eligible. All work must be the original creation of the artist.
Fees: $36
Commission: TCA receives 40% commission on sold work
E-mail: Karin Topping
Phone: 520-398-2371
Website: http://tubacarts.org
Prospectus: http://tubacarts.org/just-for-artists/prospectuses/
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Laguna Beach, California
Deadline: December 14, 2014
Posted: 10/24/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: January 5-28, 2015
Title: 2nd Annual Women in Art Exhibition
Venue: Las Laguna Gallery
Eligibility: All local, national and international women artists, professional and amateur and multiple art mediums will be considered in this call for art. From photography to fabric, mixed media, all paintings and drawings including, oil, acrylic, ink, graphite, pastels, etc.
Fees: $35 for 1st image, $5 for each additional image
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=2186
&sortby=fair_name&apply=yes
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Palm Desert, California
Deadline: January 6, 2015
Posted: 9/9/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: April 3-5, 2015
Title: Call to Artists
Sponsor: Indian Wells Arts Festival
Venue: Indian Wells Tennis Garden
Eligibility: Open to all media - Juried and limited to 200 Artists: Fine Art + Quality Craft. Over 10,000 attendance and $750,000 in art sales reported in 2014. Also Found Art Festival, and special exhibits, artist demonstrations, children's activities, wine and cocktails, entertainment, and refreshments. In the heart of So CA/Palm Springs Desert Resort Community of Indian Wells.
Fees: $35/$50 late for each entry
Commission: 12% commission on sales
E-mail: Dianne Funk
Phone: 760-346-0042
Website: http://IndianWellsArtsFestival.com
Prospectus: http://indianwellsartsfestival.com/artists.html
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Bellevue, Washington
Deadline: January 18, 2015
Posted: 10/29/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: July 24-26, 2015
Title: Bellevue Arts Museum ARTSfair
Venue: Bellevue Arts Museum and Bellevue Square
Awards: Carol Duke Awards-10 Artists chosen, each awarded $1000
Jurors: Cindi Strauss, Stefano Catalani, David Revere McFadden
Eligibility: All artists are invited to submit their applications through Zapplication.org. All art must be handmade, created, and produced by, or under the direction of, the artist. Imported items and mass produced work is not allowed.
Fees: $40 application fee, if accepted, booth fees are $815-$1265
Commission: We do not charge a commission for artist booths
E-mail: Julia Konkell
Phone: 425.519.0742
Website: http://www.bellevuearts.org/fair/
Prospectus: http://www.bellevuearts.org/resources/fair/2015/Fair_Prospectus
.pdf
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Idaho Falls, ID
Deadline: January 23, 2015
Posted: 10/3/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: March 19 - June 7, 2015
Title: Idaho Falls 7th Annual National Juried Exhibition
Sponsor: Idaho Falls Arts Council
Venue: Willard Arts Center, 450 A Street, Idaho Falls, ID 83402
Awards: First place: $750, Second place: $500, Third place: $250, Honorable Mention, People's Choice, and Purchase Award (up to $1,000)
Jurors: Bridget Callahan and Katie Crooks
Eligibility: Artists working in all mediums are invited to submit up to three works created in the last three years. Artists must be resident in the United States and at least 14 years of age. All entrants need to submit a completed entry form (available on the website) and images of up to three artworks.
Fees: Free, but artists must be members of the Idaho Falls Arts Council ($35/year)
Commission: 35%
E-mail: Georgina Goodlander
Phone: (208) 522-0471 x104
Website: http://www.idahofallsarts.org/national-juried-exhibition
Prospectus: http://www.idahofallsarts.org/national-juried-exhibition
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Lincoln/Roseville, California
Deadline: February 27, 2015
Posted: 10/24/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: April 17 - May 30, 2015
Title: America's ClayFest III
Sponsors: Art League of Lincoln and Blue Line Arts
Venue: Blue Line Arts Gallery, Roseville, CA
Awards: $3000+
Jurors: Tip Toland and Peter Held
Eligibility: Open to all clay artists across the United States and around the World! All pieces must be a minimum of 70% clay and have been made after January 1, 2013.
Fees: $40 for 1 to 3 pieces
Commission: 60% to artist
E-mail: Mike Daley
Phone: 1-916-543-9669
Website: http://www.americasclayfest.org
Prospectus: http://www.americasclayfest.org
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Ketchum, Idaho
Deadline: February 28, 2015
Posted: 10/28/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: August 79, 2015
Title: Sun Valley Center Arts and Crafts Festival
Sponsor: Sun Valley Center for the Arts
Venue: Atkinson Park, Ketchum, Idaho
Awards: Yes
Juror: TBA
Eligibility: This Festival is an outdoor juried fine arts and crafts show with work made by the individual artists. No commercial agents are allowed. This popular community event also includes artists' demonstrations, live music, food vendors, and a children's activity area. The 2015 application will become available on December, 15th.
Fees: $35
Commission: NA
E-mail: Sarah Kolash
Phone: 208-726-9491
Website: http://www.sunvalleycenter.org
Prospectus: http://www.sunvalleycenter.org

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