all artwork shown above is by Mary Knoblock

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.

 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Gig Harbor, Washington
Deadline: July 5, 2015
Posted: 3/6/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: September 12 - October 18, 2015
Title: Peninsula Art League Juried Open Show
Sponsor: Peninsula Art League
Venue: Harbor History Museum, Gig Harbor WA
Awards: Best of Show $1200, First Place painting/3-D $750, Second Place painting/3-D $350, First Place photography/digital $750
Jurors: Dawn Emerson for painting & 3-D / Larry Ikenberry for photography & digital art
Eligibility: Must be at least 18 years old. Hand pulled prints are eligible, other reproductions not eligible except photography. 3-D work must be accompanied by its own stand or showcase. See prospectus for details.
Fees: $40 for PAL members up to 3 pieces, $50 for nonmembers up to 3 pieces.
Commission: 40% to Harbor History Museum
E-mail: Sandy Newhouse
Phone: 253-884-2779
Website: http://www.peninsulaartleague.com/
Prospectus: http://OnlineJuriedShows.com
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Portland, Oregon
Deadline: July 8, 2015
Posted: 6/11/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: August 1-20, 2015
Title: Portraiture: Pictures in Photography
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://blackboxgallery.com/Portraiture-Pictures%20Photography-
CFE.html
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Louisville, Colorado (near Boulder)
Deadline: July 10, 2015
Posted: 4/19/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: September 5-13, 2015
Title: Louisville 30th Anniversary National Fine Art Show
Sponsor/Venue: Louisville Art Association
Awards: Best of Show/First Place Award: $500, 2nd Place Award: $350, 3rd Place: $150, 10 Merit Awards: $100 each, Judge's Award: $1000
Juror: Michael Dowling
Eligibility: Eligibility guidelines and submission instructions are listed at https://www.callforentry.org - Search under Calls for Entry - Louisville Art Association. All accepted entries will be notified by email.
Fees: $35.00 for 3 entries, $10 for each additional up to 5.
Commission: 25%
Website: http://louisvilleart.org/
Prospectus: http://louisvilleart.org/images/shows/2015/FineArtShow
Prospectus.pdf
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Boulder, Colorado
Deadline: July 15, 2015
Posted: 6/16/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: September 4-7, 2015
Title: Call for Entries: Labor Day Juried Art Exhibition
Sponsor: Boulder Art Association
Venue: Hyatt Place Boulder/Pearl Street
Awards: Over $1,000
Juror: Molly Davis
Eligibility: Open to artists in the Rocky Mountain region; original work in all media welcome! All art must be completed in the last 2 years, hand-delivered, and for sale. Please see prospectus for other entry and display requirements.
Fees: For up to 3 works $30 (BAA members) or $40 (non-members)
Commission: 30%
E-mail: Jan Archuleta or Diana Tripp
Phone: 303-403-1047 or 303-442-3901
Website: http://boulderartassociation.org/boulder-labor-day-art-show-call/
Prospectus: http://boulderartassociation.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/06/
2015BAAJuriedExhibition-Prospectus3.pdf
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Bozeman, Montana
Deadline: July 15, 2015
Posted: 6/16/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: August 2015-August 2016
Title: Gallatin Art Crossing Call for Artists
Venue: Bozeman, MT
Awards: $250 stipend for new artists, $300 grant to People's Choice winner
Eligibility: Open to work by professional, emerging artists or artist teams living or working in the United States and Canada. Applicant may submit up to three sculptures for consideration.
Fees: $15
Commission: 30%
Send SASE to: Gallatin Art Crossing, PO Box 1321, Bozeman, MT 59771
E-mail: Tate Chamberlin
Phone: 406-579-1256
Website: http://gallatinartcrossing.com/
Prospectus: http://chamberlinproductions.com/art/files/2015/05/2015_GAC_
CallForArtists_NEW.pdf
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Broomfield, Colorado
Deadline: July 19, 2015
Posted: 7/1/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: October 29, 2015 - March 1, 2017
Title: Art for Awhile Sculpture Program
Sponsor: Broomfield Public Art Committee
Venue: City and County of Broomfield
Awards: $1000 honorarium. A $1,000 cash award is given to the artist voted by the Broomfield community to be "Broomfield's Choice."
Eligibility: The sculptures will be installed outside and exposed to the elements. The sculpture should be safe for interaction with the public, especially children. Maximum weight must not exceed 1,000 pounds. See prospectus for more info.
Fees: $0
Commission: 20%
E-mail: Cheryl German
Phone: 303.464.5829
Website: http://www.broomfieldpublicart.com
Prospectus: http://broomfield.org/DocumentCenter/View/11351
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Beverly Hills, California
Deadline: July 20, 2015
Posted: 6/26/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: October 17-18, 2015
Title: The Beverly Hills Art Show
Sponsor: City of Beverly Hills
Venue: Beverly Gardens
Awards: Total dollar amount of awards is $4,500
Juror: panel of 6 jurors
Eligibility: The Beverly Hills Art Show attracts 40,000 spectators from the surrounding area and its many hotels, which host visitors from around the world. Artists exhibit their work outdoors on the grassy terrain of historic Beverly Gardens Park between Rodeo and Rexford Drives. It is one of the largest and most respected outdoor shows on the west coast, attracting artists from all over the country, and some of L.A.'s finest. Categories include: Painting, Drawing, Traditional Printmaking, Sculpture, Two-Dimensional Mixed Media, Three-Dimensional Mixed Media, Photography, Computer-Generated Art, Ceramics, and Glass.
Fees: $35.00
Commission: n/a
Send SASE to: Greystone Gatehouse and Park | 501 Doheny Road | Beverly Hills, CA 90210
E-mail: Karen Fitch McLean
Phone: (310) 285-6836
Website: http://beverlyhills.org/artSHOW
Prospectus: http://beverlyhills.org/artSHOWapp
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Stockton, California
Deadline: July 27, 2015
Posted: 6/1/15
 
 Exhibit Dates: October 8 - November 5, 2015
Title: Imagine the Fantastic
Venue: LH Horton Jr Gallery, San Joaquin Delta College
Awards: Best of Show $600, 2nd Place $400, 3rd Place $300
Juror: Terryl Whitlatch
Eligibility: Artists residing in the U.S. are asked to submit original works in 2D and 3D forms presenting elements of Fantastic Art exploring mythical, mystical, or folkloric characters, subjects or events in mythology, fantasy, science fiction, the imaginary and the dream state. Works may be purposed for fine art, illustration, concept animation, graphic novel, comic book, game arts, and film. One goal is to present original artworks driving the creation or illustration of a secondary creative outcome, such as a figure in a video game, film, or book illustration. 2D works may include but are not limited to: painting, illustration, drawing, printmaking, and computer generated art. 3D media includes but is not limited to: clay, bronze, wax, wood, metal, stone, and 3D printing.
Fees: $30, 3 entries, $5 each additional entry up to 6, and $5 alternative view images unlimited
Commission: 20% Gallery Commission on all sales
E-mail: Jan Marlese
Phone: 209-954-5507
Website: http://gallery.deltacollege.edu
Prospectus: http://www.deltacollege.edu/div/finearts/dept/dca/gallery/Call_
for_Entries.html
 

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
 

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
 

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
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
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/
 

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/
 

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
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
 

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.