all artwork shown above is by Mary Knoblock

Art Opportunities: Call for Artists to exhibit in the WEST
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NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Bozeman, Montana
Deadline: June 30, 2016
Posted: 4/19/16
 
 Exhibit Dates: August 2016-August 2017
Title: 2016-2017 Show & Installation
Sponsor: Gallatin Art Crossing
Venue: Downtown Bozeman and Bozeman Sculpture Park
Awards: New Artist Stipend & Annual People's Choice Award
Eligibility: Creation or contribution for the Gallatin Art Crossing is an opportunity to have your work marketed and on display in downtown Bozeman, Montana for one year and available for sale during that time. Pieces need to be ready to install and sustainable outdoors without maintenance for one year.
Fees: $15.00 per piece
Commission: 40%
Send SASE to: Gallatin Art Crossing, PO BOX 1765, Bozeman, MT 59771
E-mail: Tate Chamberlin
Phone: 406-579-1256
Website: http://www.gallatinartcrossing.org
Prospectus: http://bit.ly/1Wd64T5
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Redding, California
Deadline: June 30, 2016
Posted: 4/28/16
 
 Exhibit Dates: August 30 - October 1, 2016
Title: 32nd Annual Juried National Painting Show 2016
Sponsor: North Valley Art League
Venue: NVAL, 48 Quartz Hill Road, Redding, CA
Awards: Best of Show $1,000 / $2,000 in total awards
Juror: Jeannie Vodden
Eligibility: 18 yrs and older. Original in concept and execution. Two-dimensional media in oil, oil pastel, soft pastel, alcohol ink, water media, drawing, printmaking, mixed media & collage. Maximum size 40 x 40 inches, including the frame.
Fees: $35 for first 3 entries / $8 for each additional entry
Commission: 30% for non-members & 20% for members
E-mail: Dottie Turk or Denise Kerbs
Phone: 530-243-1023
Website: http://www.nval.org
Prospectus: http://bit.ly/1SCApWA
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Chico, California
Deadline: June 30, 2016
Posted: 5/25/16
 
 Exhibit Dates: August 5 - September 2, 2016
Title: National All Media Juried Exhibition
Sponsor/Venue: Chico Art Center
Awards: $1000, dependent on number of entries
Juror: DeWitt Chen, is trained in art history and studio art, he is a San Francisco Bay Area art critic/writer and curator. He curates contemporary art exhibitions for Stanford Art Spaces.
Eligibility: An "All Media 2016" national juried art exhibition intended to showcase the diversity found in art today. Open to artists 18 or older residing in the US. 2d or wall mounted work must not exceed 54" wide by 76" high, including frame. 3D works must be able to be moved safely by one person.
Fees: 2 for $25, 3 for $30, 4 for $35, etc
Commission: 30% donation
Send SASE to: Chico Art Center, 450 Orange St., Ste. 6, Chico, CA 95928
E-mail: Debra Simpson
Phone: 530-895-8726
Website: http://chicoartcenter.com
Prospectus: http://chicoartcenter.com
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Fort Collins, Colorado
Deadline: June 30, 2016
Posted: 5/31/16
 
 Exhibit Dates: November 4-26, 2016
Title: Dreams | 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, Two LiveBooks Website Awards: Valued at $399 + Honorable Mention Awards
Juror: Jennifer DeCarlo
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: $26 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/dreams2016/
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Santa Monica, California
Deadline: July 3, 2016
Posted: 6/3/16
 
 Exhibit Dates: August 10-26, 2016
Title: California Open Juried Exhibition
Sponsor/Venue: The Artists Gallery
Awards: $1750
Juror: Kent Twitchell
Eligibility: All media and artists over 18 welcome to apply! Apply here
Fees: $50
Commission: 0
E-mail: Rakeem Cunningham
Phone: 310-829-9556
Website: http://taggallery.net
Prospectus: http://bit.ly/1VCciwB
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
San Diego, California
Deadline: July 6, 2016
Posted: 6/22/16
 
 Exhibit Dates: August 5-28, 2016
Title: Endangered Exhibition
Sponsor/Venue: The Studio Door
Awards: Best in Show Certificate
Juror: Kristin Nielsen, San Diego Zoo Global
Eligibility: A celebration of artwork which showcases the beauty of endangered and threatened species or habitats. The exhibit will cultivate an appreciation and understanding of the diversity of art inspired by nature. 10% of the proceeds will be gifted to the San Diego Zoo.
Fees: $35 - 45
Commission: 55% artists, 35% The Studio Door, 10% San Diego Zoo
E-mail: Patric Stillman
Phone: 619.255.4920
Website: http://www.thestudiodoor.com
Prospectus: http://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=3557
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Scottsdale, Arizona
Deadline: July 8, 2016
Posted: 6/1/16
 
 Exhibit Dates: November 4-30, 2016
Title: Call for Entry - Western Regional Exhibition
Sponsor: Oil Painters of America
Venue: The Marshall Gallery of Fine Art
Awards: $11,500
Juror: Marc Hanson OPAM
Eligibility: Artists must reside in the eastern region of the U.S., Canada and be a current member of OPA at an annual fee of $70. OPA is currently accepting 2016 member applications.
Fees: $30 for one; $45 for two
Commission: 40%
E-mail: Rosemary Murray
Phone: 847-277-2890
Website: http://bit.ly/1t1Mr6o
Prospectus: http://bit.ly/1sq5Nl5
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Portland, Oregon
Deadline: July 8, 2016
Posted: 6/14/16
 
 Exhibit Dates: August 1-20, 2016
Title: Color Burst: Contemporary Photography
Sponsor/Venue: Black Box Gallery
Awards: None
Juror: Todd Johnson
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/Color%20Burst-CFE.html
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Los Angeles, California
Deadline: July 10, 2016
Posted: 6/22/16
 
 Exhibit Dates: July 23 - August 15, 2016
Title: I'll Fly Away: The Nature of Birds
Venue: 1650 Gallery
Juror: Andrew Overtoom
Eligibility: Open to all photographers internationally.
Fees: $35 for five images
Commission: Gallery retains 50% of sale price
E-mail: Tricia Noble
Website: http://1650gallery.com/index.php
Prospectus: http://1650gallery.com/birds2016_call.php
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Meeker, Colorado
Deadline: July 15, 2016
Posted: 3/30/16
 
 Exhibit Dates: August 11 - September 11, 2016
Title: Meeker Sheepdog Classic International Art Contest 2016
Venue: Ute Park
Awards: 1st Place and image for all 2016 marketing materials and souvenirs - $2,000; 2nd Place - $650; People's Choice - $350; Best of Northwest Colorado - $250; Children's Choice - $50
Eligibility: Open to all artists over the age of 18. The theme of artwork entries must reflect sheepdog trials. Entries must be original artwork not previously entered in a Meeker Classic Art Contest. Any reproducible medium is acceptable. Sculptures, photographs, and digital art are not eligible. All artwork must be available for sale.
Fees: $35.00 per piece up to 3 pieces
E-mail: Sarah Grimes and Kari Jo Ruchti
Phone: 541-670-8415
Website: http://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=3408
Prospectus: http://meekersheepdog.com
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Twentynine Palms, California
Deadline: July 22, 2016
Posted: 5/19/16
 
 Exhibit Dates: September 2 - October 2, 2016
Title: 4th Annual Joshua Tree National Park Art Exposition
Sponsor: Joshua Tree National Park Council for the Arts
Venue: 29 Palms Art Gallery
Awards: $5,000 in Cash Awards and Exhibition Catalogue
Eligibility: Entries must depict or be inspired by Joshua Tree National Park. Open to artists 18 and over, 2D or 3D original artwork created in the last 5 years.
Fees: $35 for up to 3 images
Send SASE to: JTNP Council for the Arts, P.O. Box 1755, Twentynine Palms, CA 92277
E-mail: Vickie Waite
Phone: 760-217-8839
Website: http://www.jtnparts.org
Prospectus: http://www.jtnparts.org/call-for-art
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Danville, California
Deadline: July 22, 2016
Posted: 6/21/16
 
 Exhibit Dates: August 26 - October 15, 2016
Title: Call for Artists!
Venue: Village Theatre Art Gallery
Awards: n/a
Juror: Heather Marx
Eligibility: 6th Annual Juried Exhibit, A Walk in the Park, in honor of the 100th Anniversary of the National Parks Service the VTAG is inviting artists to show us parks through the eyes of an artist. Open to US residents 18 years of age and up.
Fees: $25 before July 1st, $35 until July 22
Commission: 60/40 (60 artist)
Send SASE to: VTAG 233 Front Street, Danville, CA 94526
E-mail: Marija Nelson Bleier
Phone: 925-314-3460
Website: http://www.villagetheatreartgallery.com
Prospectus: http://bit.ly/28Ne0cn
 

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
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
 

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
 

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
 

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.