all artwork shown above is by Mary Knoblock

Art Opportunities: Call for Artists to exhibit in the WEST
(ID, MT, WY, NV, UT, CO, AZ, NM, AK, WA, OR, CA, HI)

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

 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Los Angeles, California
Deadline: September 28, 2014
Posted: 9/9/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: October 11 - November 6, 2014
Title: The Dark Side: Night Photography Exhibition
Venue: 1650 Gallery
Juror: Andrew Overtoom
Eligibility: Open to all photographers internationally. 1650 invites you to visit The Dark Side: A Juried Exhibit of Night Photography. Approximately fifty works will be chosen. Additional works may also be selected for an online gallery exhibition page.
Fees: $30 for up to 5 images
Commission: 50% of sale price
E-mail: Tricia Noble
Website: http://1650gallery.com/index.php
Prospectus: http://1650gallery.com/darkside2014_call.php
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Tucson, Arizona
Deadline: September 30, 2014, 5:00 p.m.
Posted: 5/9/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: March 8, 2015 - March 1, 2016
Title: 6th Annual Tucson JCC Sculpture Exhibition
Sponsor: Tucson Jewish Community Center
Venue: Tucson, AZ
Awards: Each selected entry will receive a $500 honorarium
Juror: Lee Karpiscak, retired assistant director of the University of Arizona Museum of Art
Eligibility: All materials should be appropriate for an outdoor, desert environment and sculptures will be available for sale. Please submit all application materials on CD. Please visit website for all pertinent applicant information.
Fees: None
Commission: 35%
Send SASE to: 6th Annual Sculpture Exhibition, Tucson Jewish Community Center, 3800 East River Road Tucson, AZ 85718, USA
E-mail: Lynn Davis, Director of Arts and Culture for the Tucson JCC
Phone: 520-299-3000
Website: http://www.tucsonjcc.org/arts/sculpture-garden/call-to-artists/
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Las Vegas, Nevada
Deadline: September 30, 2014
Posted: 8/1/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: April 2 - May 31, 2015
Title: 12 Inches of Sin
Sponsor: Sin City Gallery
Venue: Las Vegas
Awards: Best in Show and Invited Artists in Art Catalog
Juror: www.12ofsin.com
Eligibility: 18 years and older
Fees: $12.00 per piece
Commission: 50/50
E-mail: Dr. Laura Henkel
Phone: 415-577-3003
Website: http://www.12ofsin.com
 

LOCAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Simi Valley, California
Deadline: October 1, 2014
Posted: 9/9/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: October 14 - November 1, 2014
Title: Simi Valley Art Association Open Juried Show
Sponsor: Simi Valley Art Association
Venue: Simi Valley Art Association Gallery
Awards: $1800.00 in Prizes
Juror: David Wolfram
Eligibility: Open to all artists. See specifications on application on our website.
Fees: $35.00 for first submission, $10.00 each additional. Maximum 3 submissions
Commission: 10% to Simi Valley Art Association
Send SASE to: 3458 Delilah Street, Simi Valley, CA 93063
E-mail: Kathryn Kearny
Phone: 805-579-9199
Website: http://www.simivalleyart.org
Prospectus: http://www.simivalleyart.org/juried-show.html
 

LOCAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Coos Bay, Oregon
Deadline: Delivery of work by October 2, 6pm
Posted: 9/17/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: October 10 - December 6, 2014
Title: CAM Biennial
Sponsor/Venue: Coos Art Museum
Awards: People's Choice Award: Winner will be given a solo exhibition at Coos Art Museum in 2015
Eligibility: This exhibition provides artists residing in Oregon the opportunity to exhibit their works to the public within an Art Museum without the extensive curating or jurying process. Original works of art created in the past 3 years (2011 - 2014) are eligible. No commercial artwork or reproductions of any kind will be accepted. See prospectus for eligible art mediums.
Fees: $15.00 for one entry, $10.00 each for a second and third entry
Commission: 30%
E-mail: info@coosart.org
Phone: 541-267-3901
Website: http://www.coosart.org
Prospectus: http://www.coosart.org/newsevents/call-to-artists-cam-biennial-
2014/
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Mesquite, Nevada
Deadline: October 6, 2014
Posted: 5/16/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: November 3 - December 27, 2014
Title: Lucky 13
Sponsor: Virgin Valley Artists Association
Venue: Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery
Awards: $1300 in Cash Awards
Eligibility: National Small Works Exhibition and Competition. Wall hung artwork only. All framed artwork must be under 13x13 inches. Entry form and guidelines available at website.
Fees: $13 per piece
Commission: 30% to Gallery
E-mail: Barbara Withelder
Phone: 702-346-1338
Website: http://www.mesquitefineartscenter.com
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Stockton, California
Deadline: October 6, 2014 (postmark)
Posted: 8/27/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: February 26 - March 26, 2015
Title: Women In Art ~ An Exhibition on Herstory and Themes of Identity
Venue: LH Horton Jr Gallery, San Joaquin Delta College
Awards: $300 stipend to all artists selected for exhibition
Curator: Jan Marlese, Gallery Director
Eligibility: Open to women artists residing in the United States. The exhibition will present works that reflect women's stories, culture, and themes of identity. Diversity of sociocultural content and representation is sought. Entry is open to all artistic styles and mediums: 2D (painting, photography, printmaking, collage, etc.), 3D (sculpture, ceramics, etc.), installation, and interactive works. This is intended to be a group exhibition of 8 to 10 artists. The Gallery has an extended ceiling of 22ft high in a 15' long by 20' deep area with installation mounts for large-scale hanging works.
Fees: none
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
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Portland, Oregon
Deadline: October 8, 2014
Posted: 9/12/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: November 1-20, 2014
Title: Color Space: 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%20Space-Contemporary%20
Photography.html
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
San Mateo, California
Deadline: October 15, 2014
Posted: 7/7/14
 
 Title: Nelson Mandela Memorial Design Competition
Sponsor: NorthStar Memorial Group, LLC
Venue: Skylawn Memorial Park
Awards: $1000
Eligibility: The goal of the Nelson Mandela Memorial Design Competition is to elicit the most creative and exceptional designs for this significant public memorial project. Open to legal residents of the 50 United States and the District of Columbia, 18 years of age or older, who are located in the United States or the District of Columbia at the time of entry. Any individual between the age of 13 and 17 may have their entry submitted by their parent or legal guardian.
Website: http://nelsonmandela-memorial.com/
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Tacoma, Washington
Deadline: October 15, 2014
Posted: 8/31/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: December 4, 2014 - January 31, 2015
Title: Nature's Gift of Water: Exhibition 2014
Sponsor: Plein Air Washington Artists (PAWA)
Venue: American Art Company
Awards: $1,000 for Best of Show; $750 for First Place; $500 for Second Place; $250 for Honorable Mention; $200 for People's Choice
Juror: Jeremy Lipking
Eligibility: Only members of PAWA who are current with their dues and new members who've paid the $20 membership fee will be considered. Artists who aren't members may join for this occasion and many opportunities available for plein air painting with PAWA throughout spring, summer and fall as posted on the PAWA web site.
Fees: $30 for one set (1 plein air painting - Maximum size 16x20, and 1 studio painting derived from the plein air painting) or 1 large plein air painting; $35 - two sets or large plein air paintings; $40 - three sets or large plein air paintings
Commission: 50% commission retained by gallery
Website: http://pleinairwashington.com
Prospectus: http://www.onlinejuriedshows.com/Default.aspx?OJSID=300
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Fort Collins, Colorado
Deadline: October 15, 2014
Posted: 9/18/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: January 17 - February 21, 2015
Title: Portraits 2015 | International Photographic Call For Entries
Sponsor: The Center for Fine Art Photography
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 valued at $399, Honorable Mentions, Memberships etc
Juror: Debra Klomp Ching
Eligibility: The exhibition is 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 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/portraits-2015/
 

LOCAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Half Moon Bay, California
Deadline: October 27, 2014
Posted: 7/17/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: December 12, 2014 - January 11, 2015
Title: 30th Annual Coastal Arts League Juried Show
Sponsor: Coastal Arts League
Venue: Coastal Arts League, Half Moon Bay, CA
Awards: Total awards $650 for 5 places plus 6 honorable mentions
Juror: Janet Jones
Eligibility: All 10 Bay Area Counties. See prospectus at coastalartsleague.com under show name
Fees: $10 for first entry, $5 for each subsequent entry
Commission: Coastal Arts League gets 30% of each sale
E-mail: Catherine Boutell or Maggie Graham
Phone: 650-726-8613
Website: http://coastalartsleague.com
Prospectus: http://www.coastalartsleague.com/CAL2014JuriedShow
Prospectus.pdf
 

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 with a maximum price of $200.
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
 

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
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
 

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
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
 

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

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