National
Call for Artists
Sep25

Annual Holiday Show

Radius Gallery in Missoula, MT announces a call to artists for an upcoming exhibition, Nov 4 - Dec 24, 2016. The show is designed to appeal to holiday shoppers. To that end we encourage artists to submit works that will retail for $500 or less, recognizing that artwork in this price range will often be small or even miniature in dimension. That said, higher-priced work will be considered. Open to all artists in the United States, 18 years of age or older. Artists may submit only their own original artworks. The exhibition is open to all media. Work must be framed (when applicable) and ready to hang (wire, D-rings or cleat). Work on paper must be covered by glass or Plexiglass with no exposed edges. $10 for up to 5 entries. Deadline: September 25, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 406-541-7070.
Regional
Call for Artists
Sep30

6X6NW

Shoreline - Lake Forest Park Arts Council announces a call to artists for 6X6NW, an exhibition and fundraiser event featuring hundreds of small artworks, October 8th at Shoreline Community College in Shoreline, WA. Cash and merchandise prizes will be awarded in several categories, including People's Choice. Registration and participation is open to all - no art background is required! Each artwork must be 6"x 6" and artists may enter up to 10 artworks of any medium (2D or 3D). There is no fee to enter. All entries will be exhibited and offered for sale for $36 each. The Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council will receive a 66% commission on any works sold and artists may elect to waive their 34% commission and contribute their work(s) as a full donation to benefit the Arts Council's community arts programming and events. Deadline: September 30, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 206-417-4645.
Regional
Call for Artists
Sep30

Call for visual artists

Conception Arts is seeking artists for an evening of contemporary art, networking and libations, October 1st at Mission Brewery in San Diego, CA and October 6th at Iron Triangle Brewery in Los Angeles, CA. One Award for Excellence. Painters, Photographers, Sculptors, digital artists, animators, and more are invited to participate. No entry fee. Deadline: September 30, 2016. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Oct1

Wearable Expressions 2017

An international juried exhibition of wearable art, January 21 - April 16, 2017 at the Palos Verdes Art Center in Palos Verdes, CA. $20,000 in awards: Fiber, Jewelry, Accessories - 1st, 2nd, 3rd and Unique Use of Materials in each, plus 4 individual categories. International panel of jurors. Adults 18 years or older, individual or collaborative entries are invited, innovative materials and techniques encouraged. Each entry must be original work completed within the last two years. $40 for up to 3 entries. Deadline: October 1, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 310-991-7144.
National
Call for Artists
Oct3

National Small Works Competition and Exhibition - "Lucky 13"

Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery in Mesquite, NV seeks entries for a juried exhibition, November 1 - December 31, 2016. $1,300 in Cash Prizes! 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. $13 per piece. Deadline: October 3, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 702-346-1338.
National
Call for Artists
Oct7

F*ck U! In the Most Loving Way

The Northern California Women's Caucus for Art announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, December 17, 2016 - January 21, 2017 at Arc Gallery in San Francisco. Juror: Prof. Shannon Rose Riley. All self-identified female artists residing in the U.S. are eligible. Seeking works that address women's ongoing challenges to build their lives and thrive within ongoing structural and intersectional systems of oppression. $40 entry fee. Deadline: October 7, 2016. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Oct7

Oil vs. Acrylic Challenge

Las Laguna Gallery in Laguna Beach, CA is seeking submissions from oil and acrylic painters for an upcoming exhibition, November 3-26, 2016. This unique Open Theme exhibition is designed to explore the differences and similarities between the two mediums. All artists, professional and amateur will be considered. $35 entry fee. Deadline: October 7, 2016. More info. Contact email or call 949-667-1803.
International
Call for Artists
Oct7

Photo Shoot: 2016

Black Box Gallery in Portland, Oregon seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, November 1-20, 2016. The juror, Todd Johnson, will select 24 photographs for exhibiton at the gallery and an additional 30 photographs for an on-line exhibition. All 54 photographs will be included in a catalog available for purchase on Blurb Books. Open to all photographers worldwide. $35.00 enty fee. Deadline: October 7, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 503-804-5032.
Statewide
Call for Artists
Oct8

CAM: Biennial

The Coos Art Museum in Coos Bay, Oregon seeks entries for an upcoming exhibition, October 14 - December 2. The "Peoples Choice Award" winner will be given a solo exhibition in 2017. Open to original works of art created in the past 3 years by artists who reside in Oregon. No commercial artwork or reproductions of any kind. See prospectus for limitations. $15 for one submission, $10 each for next 2. Deadline: October 8, 2016. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 541-267-3901.
International
Call for Artists
Oct9

Small Towns & Rural Places Photography Exhibition

1650 Gallery in Los Angeles, California seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, October 22 - November 13. Best In Show, 2nd Place and 3rd Place. Juror: Andrew Overtoom. Open to all photographers internationally. $35 for five images. Deadline: October 9, 2016. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Oct10

Scottsdale Arts Festival

Scottsdale Arts seeks artists for the Scottsdale Arts Festival, March 10-12, 2017 at the Scottsdale Civic Center Park, 7380 E. 2nd St, Scottsdale, AZ 85251. $1000 Best of Show. Juried fine arts & crafts festival. Event information and rules/regulations are listed on the prospectus. $35 application fee, $475 for 10'x10' booth, $950 for 10'x20' booth. Deadline: Midnight, October 10, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 480-874-4671.
International
Call for Artists
Oct16

2016 International Juried Photography Exhibition | Greater Los Angeles Area

Dab Art announces a call to artists for a juried photography exhibition, December 10 - February 4 at The HUD Gallery in Ventura, CA. As determined by our jury panel, cash awards will be given for Best In Show ($300) and Runner Up ($200). All finalists selected to exhibit will receive a gratis copy of Good Bokeh: Focusing on fine art photographers. Photographers must be at least 18 years old to enter. This is an open theme competition; all subject matters and photographic print mediums are acceptable. $35.00 entry fee. Deadline: October 16, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 805-626-8876.
International
Call for Artists
Oct17

15th Annual Indian Wells Arts Festival

The City of Indian Wells, CA seeks artists for the 15th Annual Indian Wells Arts Festival, March 31 - April 2, 2017. Join more than 10,000 art enthusiasts, collectors and serious buyers in attendance for an International Palette of fine art at one of the most pristine venues in the beautiful Palm Springs Desert Resorts area, the Indian Wells Tennis Garden. One hundred percent of Sunshine Artist auditors recommend coming back to the Indian Wells Arts Festival, rated 9.6 for show prestige. Celebrating its 15th year of success, 200 juried artists from around the world showcase their contemporary and traditional fine art and high quality craft. 15 mediums and categories are judged for awards: painting, drawing, 2D and 3D mixed media, printmaking, photography, and other 2-dimensional, as well as sculpture, jewelry, hand-woven textile or fiber, non-functional, utilitarian, wearable-art, and found art. $35 application fee. Deadline: October 17, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 760-346-0042.
National
Call for Artists
Oct31

Support Children Around the World

Speros Non Proft is hosting its first annual art and photography competition in Salt Lake City, Utah to help raise awareness and money for Operation Underground Railroad (O.U.R.), an organization that rescues children from sex slavery all around the world. One hundred percent of entry fees will be donated to O.U.R. Our theme is "Ye Are the Children of Light." Open to painters and photographers. Cash Prizes for 1st ($500), 2nd ($250), and 3rd ($100) Place in both Art and Photography categories. Top 50 submissions in each category will be displayed. $30 per entry. Deadline: October 31, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 801-571-9900.
Regional
Call for Artists
Nov4

West Coast Biennial Art Competition

Seeking west coast artists living in California, Oregon, Washington and Alaska for a juried art exhibition, January 27 - April 30, 2017 at Turtle Bay Exploration Park in Redding, CA. Best of Show - $2500; First Prize - $1500; Second Prize - $750; Third Prize - $500; Honorable Mention - $250; People's Choice - $250. Juror: Michael Duncan. The aim of the exhibition is to provide a forum for both established and emerging artists working in a diversity of media including painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, sculpture and mixed media. Artwork must be original and completed within the last three years and not previously shown at Turtle Bay. Two-dimensional artwork must be framed with hanging wire or otherwise be ready to hang. Artwork with colored mats or under glass without a rigid frame will not be accepted. Maximum height of artwork is 11'. Artwork must be able to pass through a 96"h x 64"w door opening. $35 for up to three pieces. Deadline: November 4, 2016. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 530-242-3108.
International
Call for Artists
Nov6

Small Works - Big Talent

Las Laguna Gallery in Laguna Beach, CA seeks entries for an Open Theme exhibition, December 1-30, 2016. No works over 16 inches on either side, including frame, if framed. All mediums and subjects accepted. All local, national and international artists, professional and amateur will be considered. $25 for the 1st image and $3 for each additional image. Deadline: November 6, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 949-667-1803.
National
Call for Artists
Nov6

"White": Winter Group Exhibit

E3 Convergence Gallery in Missoula, MT seeks entries for an upcoming art exhibition, December 2-31, 2016. Artists must be 18 years or older to apply. Accepting all mediums. With this exhibit, we are inviting artists to create work inspired by the color White. Whether your art is completely white, or just channeling the concept of the color, we are looking to create a coherent yet varied show from a large group of artists. Creativity on the concept is key! $10 entry fee; Additional $5 for oversize work. Deadline: November 6, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 406-830-3168.
International
Call for Artists
Nov7

Au Naturel: The Nude in the 21st Century

Clatsop Community College in Astoria, OR seeks entries for Au Naturel at the Royal Nebeker Art Gallery, Jan. 26 - Mar. 16, 2017. $1,000 in cash prizes, up to $2,000 in purchase awards, solo show award, and a select number of visiting artist workshop awards. Juror: Daniel Duford. 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 and in which the hand-made mark is employed as the primary means of image-making. $40 for up to three images and $5 for each additional image. Deadline: November 7, 2016. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 503.338.2472.
International
Call for Artists
Nov10

stARTup Art Fair LA 2017: Call for Independent Artists

Seeking artists for a contemporary art fair, January 27-29, 2017 at Highland Gardens Hotel in Hollywood, CA. Jurors include: Mat Gleason, Curator, Coagula Curatorial & Publisher, Coagula Art Journal, Los Angeles, CA; Anna Hygelund, Head of Post-War & Contemporary Art, Paddle8, New York, NY. All professional artists working in all media are invited to apply. $25 application fee. See website for exhibitor fees. Deadline: November 10, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 415-297-2319.
National
Call for Artists
Nov15

25th Annual Rockies West National Watercolor Exhibition

The Western Colorado Watercolor Society seek entries for a juried art exhibition, February 28 - April 1, 2017 in Grand Junction, Colorado. Over $3,100 in awards. Juror: Iain Stewart. 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. Non-members $35, New members (Fee plus dues) $45. Deadline: November 15, 2016. More info. Contact: email.
International
Call for Artists
Dec9

Storytellers - Anecdotes, Narratives, Plotlines & Parables

Las Laguna Gallery in Laguna Beach, CA is seeking submissions from artists creating works with apparent anecdotes, narratives, plotlines or parables. Since the beginning of time, man has used imagery to convey stories, explore plotlines, illustrate moral or spiritual lessons, and advance ideas. The works can be open ended; thus allowing the viewer to draw their own conclusions or the works can be designed to tell a story. All local, national and international artists, professional and amateur will be considered for this upcoming art exhibition, January 5-27, 2017. $35 entry fee. Deadline: December 9, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 949-667-1803.
Regional
Call for Artists
Dec16

23rd Annual RAGS Wearable Art Sale and Show

The YWCA RAGS Guild announces a call to artists for a show to benefit the YWCA's domestic violence shelter, March 9-12, 2017 at Mercedes Benz of Tacoma, Washington. Cash awards. Open to all artists working in all media of wearable art: garments, fashion accessories or jewelry. All items in boutique-style Marketplace must be for sale, entries in Gallery may be for sale or NFS. Marketplace: $35 non-refundable application fee, Gallery: $15 per entry - up to 3 per artist. Deadline: December 16, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 253-756-9493.
International
Call for Artists
Dec31

Sketchbook West Challenge

Las Laguna Gallery in Laguna Beach, CA announces a call to artists for an exhibition, April 6-29, 2017. 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. $25 for USA, $35 for International. Deadline: December 31, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 949-667-1803.

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