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.

 

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=
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Los Angeles, California
Deadline: November 30, 2014
Posted: 11/4/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: December 13, 2014 - January 20, 2015
Title: Flower Power 2014 Photography Exhibition
Venue: 1650 Gallery & Studio
Awards: Best of Show, 2nd Place & 3rd Place Photos Awarded
Juror: Andrew Overtoom
Eligibility: Open to all photographers internationally.
Fees: $30 for up to 5 images
Commission: 50% of sales
E-mail: Tricia Noble
Website: http://1650gallery.com/index.php
Prospectus: http://1650gallery.com/flowerpower2014_call.php
 

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
Portland, Oregon
Deadline: December 8, 2014
Posted: 11/11/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: January 1-20, 2015
Title: Field Work: Nature and Landscape Photography
Sponsor/Venue: Black Box Gallery
Awards: None
Juror: Christopher O'Donnell
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/Field%20Work-Nature%20and%20
Landscape%20CFE.html
 

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
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Ellensburg, Washington
Deadline: December 31, 2014
Posted: 11/1/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: May 1-30, 2015
Title: Gallery One In Print
Venue: Gallery One Visual Arts Center
Awards: $500 - Most Innovative Artwork, $400 - Best Use of Non-traditional Printmaking Processes, $400 - Best Use of Traditional Printmaking Processes
Jurors: Fay Jones, Barbara Robertson, Robert A Fisher, Renee Adams
Eligibility: Open to all printmakers 18 years and older residing in the USA. Accepted entries must be identical to submitted images or the work will not be exhibited. All work must have been completed within the last three years, originals only (no reproductions), and cannot be completed under the direction of instructors.
Fees: $30 first three entries/ $10 additional entries over 3
Commission: artwork must be for sale and the Gallery commission is 40%
E-mail: Renee Adams
Phone: 509-925-2670
Website: http://www.gallery-one.org/callforartists.html
Prospectus: https://www.callforentry.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
 

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
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Laguna Beach, California
Deadline: January 18, 2015
Posted: 11/22/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: February 5-28, 2015
Title: Close to the Heart
Venue: Las Laguna Gallery, Laguna Beach
Awards: N/A
Juror: N/A
Eligibility: All professional and amateur artists (local, national & international) working in acrylic, oil, watercolor, pencil, graphite, photography, collage, mixed media and more are invited to submit works that are close to the heart.
Fees: $35 for 1st image, $5 for additional images (limit 15)
Commission: 65% to the artist, 35% to the gallery
Send SASE to: 577 S. Coast Highway A-1, Laguna Beach, CA
E-mail: Lori McBride
Phone: 949-667-1803
Website: http://www.laslagunagallery.com
Prospectus: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=2315
&sortby=fair_name&apply=yes
 

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
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Loveland, Colorado
Deadline: January 31, 2015
Posted: 11/24/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: August 7-9, 2015
Title: Sculpture in the Park 2015
Sponsor: Loveland High Plains Arts Council
Venue: Benson Sculpture Garden
Eligibility: America's largest outdoor juried sculpture show and sale.
Fees: $35 nonrefundable application fee; $100 fee due upon acceptance
Commission: LHPAC takes a 33.3% commission on all sales
Phone: (970) 663-2940
Website: http://www.sculptureinthepark.org
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Coos Bay, Oregon
Deadline: January 31, 2015
Posted: 11/26/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: April 24 - June 27, 2015
Title: Expressions West 2015
Sponsor/Venue: Coos Art Museum
Awards: 1st: $1000, 2nd: $750, 3rd: $250, 4 honorable mention
Juror: Brian Hoover
Eligibility: Painters residing in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming are invited to provide up to three submissions in one or more of four media: oil, acrylic, pastel, or watercolor. Any and all themes of expression define the parameters of acceptable entries. Previous winners of cash awards from Expressions West 2013 and Expressions West 2014 are eligible to enter, but will not be eligible to win a cash award.
Fees: Up to 3 submissions: $20 for the 1st plus $10 for the 2nd plus $10 for the 3rd
Commission: 30%
Send SASE to: Coos Art Museum, 235 Anderson, Coos Bay, OR 97420
E-mail: attn. Expressions West
Phone: 541-267-3901
Website: http://www.coosart.org
Prospectus: http://www.coosart.org/expressions-west-2015-call-to-artists/
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Los Gatos, California
Deadline: February 1, 2015
Posted: 11/6/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: June 16-20, 2015
Title: Los Gatos Plein Air 2015
Sponsor: Los Gatos Morning Rotary
Venue: Los Gatos, California
Awards: Artists Choice, Best of Show, 2nd Place, 3rd Place
Juror: Paul Kratter
Eligibility: Los Gatos Plein Air 2015 is a juried art exhibition. 34 artists will paint "en plein air" June 16th-19th in Los Gatos, CA. A sale and exhibit will take place at the Town Plaza on June 20th. All artists 18 or over are welcome to submit an application. More information is available online. Please submit an application and example artwork(3) through www.onlinejuriedshows.com.
Fees: $45
Commission: 60%-Artists, 40% LGMRCF
E-mail: Carol Waitte
Phone: 408-205-8668
Website: http://lgpleinair.org
Prospectus: http://onlinejuriedshows.com
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Brea, California
Deadline: February 1, 2015
Posted: 11/25/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: March 28 - May 8, 2015
Title: 30th Annual Made in California Juried Exhibition
Sponsor/Venue: City of Brea Art Gallery
Awards: 1st Place: $750, 2nd Place: $500, 3rd Place: $250, Solo Show Award, OC Fan Favorite: $200, Director's Choice: $100, and many more!
Juror: This year's exhibition will be selected and awarded by an anonymous three-person panel of industry experts from Orange County.
Eligibility: Open to all artists residing in California. All entries must be original, completed in the past three years, and not previously shown at the City of Brea Art Gallery. All mediums are welcome, including by not limited to: painting, drawing, photography, mixed media, sculpture, ceramics, video, installation works, fiber art, glass, and fabrics. Please no crafts or functional art. Read the prospectus for more details.
Fees: $15 per standard entry, Brea residents get one free; $75 per solo show entry (5-10 works)
Commission: 30% Gallery, 70% Artist
Send SASE to: 1 Civic Center Circle, Brea, CA 92821
E-mail: Gallery Staff
Phone: (714) 990-7731
Website: http://www.breagallery.com
Prospectus: http://ca-brea.civicplus.com/DocumentCenter/View/1986
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Laguna Beach, California
Deadline: February 8, 2015
Posted: 11/3/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: June 26 - August 30, 2015
Title: Art-A-Fair Call for Artists for 2015 Show
Venue: Art-A-Fair Jury Day is held at Boys & Girls Club, 1085 Laguna Canyon Rd., Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Eligibility: You are cordially invited to submit your application for the 49th annual Art-A-Fair Festival, one of three premier art shows held each summer in beautiful Laguna Beach, California. Artists in all media are invited to present their work to be juried. Deliver work between 8:00AM & 11:00AM on February 8th. Pick up artwork and receive jury scores 4:00PM - 4:30PM. If you cannot attend February 8, artwork can also be juried by mail-in digital submission no later than January 24th. A complete digital entry includes three images per medium, jury fee payment and mail-in application form.
Fees: $40 per medium, a complete entry includes three pieces per medium.
E-mail: Office
Phone: 949-494-4514
Website: http://www.art-a-fair.com
Prospectus: http://www.art-a-fair.com/callforentries.asp
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Roseburg, Oregon
Deadline: February 10, 2015
Posted: 11/25/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: March 20 - May 2, 2015
Title: Water
Venue: Umpqua Valley Arts Center
Juror: Drew Lantrip
Eligibility: Eligible to all artists to submit up to (3) entries in all media. All work must be display-ready upon arrival. Entries must be original works of art and entirely created by the entrant. No work will be accepted into this show which is in violation of any copyright. Artwork must have been completed within the last two years. Work must not have been previously exhibited at UVAA.
Fees: $20 (members) and $25 (non-members) for up to three images
Commission: UVAA commission rates are 30% for UVAA members and 40% for non-members.
E-mail: Sandee McGee
Phone: 541-672-2532
Website: http://uvarts.com
Prospectus: http://uvarts.com/waterjuriedshow/
 

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.