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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
Ventura, California
Deadline: Midnight, January 3, 2015
Posted: 12/5/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: January 13 - February 7, 2015
Title: BAA's 29th Annual Open Competition
Sponsor: Buenaventura Art Association
Venue: Buenaventura Gallery, 700 E. Santa Clara St., Ventura, CA 93001
Awards: Cash Awards and Membership Benefits: Best of Show - $400, First Place - $300, Second Place - $200, Third Place - $100. Awards in both 2D and 3D. Membership benefits with all awards, including Honorable Mention.
Juror: Linda Kemp - www.lindakemp.com
Eligibility: Online entry only. Open to artists from Southern and Central California, however you must be able to hand deliver accepted work to the Buenaventura Gallery Sunday, January 11, or Monday January 12, 11am-2pm. We do not accept shipped artwork. Artists may submit up to three (3) works for consideration.
Fees: $20 per piece for non-members, $15 for members, plus flat $2.50 processing fee
Commission: Non-members 50/50, BAA Members 60/40
E-mail: Sharon Taylor
Phone: 805-648-1235
Website: http://www.buenaventuragallery.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
 

LOCAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
San Francisco, California
Deadline: January 6, 2015
Posted: 12/14/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: January 17-31, 2015
Title: Impulse
Sponsor: Arc Gallery
Venue: Arc Gallery, 1246 Folsom St, San Francisco
Jurors: Michael Yochum, Priscilla Otani, Stephen C. Wagner, & Matthew Frederick
Eligibility: Artists residing in the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern California
Fees: $15
Commission: 40% of sales
E-mail: Priscilla Otani
Website: http://www.arc-sf.com/
Prospectus: http://www.arc-sf.com/impulse1.html
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Portland, Oregon
Deadline: January 7, 2015
Posted: 12/12/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: February 1-20, 2015
Title: Black and White: 2015
Sponsor/Venue: Black Box Gallery
Awards: None
Juror: Chris Bennett
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/Black%20and%20White-2015%20
CFE.html
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Los Angeles, California
Deadline: January 11, 2015
Posted: 12/16/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: January 25 - February 22, 2015
Title: A Winter's Tale: Juried Photography Exhibition
Venue: 1650 Gallery
Awards: Best In Show, 2nd Place and 3rd Place will be awarded and posted online after the show opening.
Juror: Andrew Overtoom
Eligibility: Open to all photographers internationally.
Fees: $30 for five images
Commission: 50% of sales price
E-mail: Tricia Noble
Website: http://1650gallery.com/index.php
Prospectus: http://1650gallery.com/winter2014_call.php
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Fort Collins, Colorado
Deadline: January 14, 2015
Posted: 12/16/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: April 24 - June 6, 2015
Title: H20/Water Call for Entry
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 from liveBooks + Honorable Mention Awards
Juror: Dina Mitrani, Dina Mitrani Gallery, Miami FL
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 in its exhibitions.
Fees: Members: $24 for the first 3 images. Non-Members: $38 for the first 3 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/h2owithdinamitrani/
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Petaluma, California
Deadline: January 15, 2015
Posted: 11/27/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: March 3-30, 2015
Title: Emerging Photographer Solo Show Award in Photography
Venue: Prince Gallery
Awards: One winner will be awarded a solo show at Prince Gallery and two runner-ups will be awarded online exhibitions.
Juror: Anonymous panel of Prince Gallery staff, academics, and established artists
Eligibility: Submissions must be primarily consisting of photography, but may include other media. We encourage submissions of both traditional and non-traditional image-making and presentation, as well as antiquated processes, photograms, silver, digital, etc. We are interested only in a cohesive body of work, expressing consistency of artistic vision and skill. "Emerging" artists may be of any age, but must be unrepresented and seeking their first solo show. All work must be original. No giclees or other reproductions.
Fees: $45 ($35 for former Prince Gallery artists or entries before December 15th)
Commission: 50%
E-mail: Nathan Larimer
Phone: 707-889-0371
Website: http://www.prince.gallery
Prospectus: http://www.prince.gallery/submissions
 

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/
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Pacifica, California
Deadline: February 10, 2015, 11 pm PST
Posted: 12/2/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: April 10 - May 17, 2015
Title: 2015 Left Coast Annual
Sponsor/Venue: Sanchez Art Center
Awards: 2 Exhibition Awards ($250 + exhibit in 2016); and 2 Merit Awards ($250)
Juror: Cathy Kimball
Eligibility: Open to all California, Oregon, Washington, and Alaska artists age 18 and older. All fine arts visual media will be considered. Artwork shown in prior juried exhibitions at Sanchez Art Center is not eligible. Work must be able to fit through a standard-sized door (80" x 35") and weigh less than 50 lbs. Framed 2D work must be wired (no sawtooth hangers). Altrnative display methods may be used with the approval of Sanchez Art Center, and the artist must supply any special hardware. We reserve the right to refuse works not accurately represented by the digital images submitted.
Fees: $15.00 per image
Commission: 30%
Website: http://www.sanchezartcenter.org
Prospectus: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=2309
&sortby=fair_name&apply=yes
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
San Francisco, California
Deadline: February 22, 2015
Posted: 12/14/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: May 2 - June 20, 2015
Title: Fusion
Sponsor: Arc Gallery
Venue: Arc Gallery, 1246 Folsom St, San Francisco
Awards: Juror's Award ribbon & certificate to 3 artists with works expressing most imaginative interpretation of theme
Juror: Olivia Ongpin of Luna Rienne Gallery
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/fusion.html
 

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
Carbondale, Colorado
Deadline: February 27, 2015
Posted: 12/4/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: July 24-26, 2015
Title: Carbondale Mountain Fair
Sponsor: Carbondale Council on Arts & Hummanities
Venue: Sopris Park
Eligibility: Any artist or craftsperson exhibiting his or her own works of art. No manufactured nor imported items.
Fees: $20 application fee, $350 booth space fee
E-mail: Marianne
Phone: 970-319-3555
Website: http://www.carbondalearts.com
 

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
 

REGIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Shoreline, Washington
Deadline: March 1, 2015
Posted: 12/18/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: June 27-28, 2015
Title: Shoreline Arts Festival
Sponsor: Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council
Venue: Shoreline Center
Eligibility: We're a juried Artists Marketplace. Work must be handmade. No commercially produced work, kits, or imported goods. All work must be original and created by or under direction of the artists(s). Artist(s) must attend the entire Festival. Items must match type & quality submitted for jurying. No work by non-juried artists.
Fees: $10-20; Outdoor booth spaces: 10' x 10' uncovered, on asphalt or grass: $175; 10' x 20' uncovered, on asphalt or grass: $350 (Booths must withstand Northwest weather conditions, with canopies weighted or staked against wind.)
Commission: none
E-mail: Lorie Hoffman
Phone: 206-417-4645
Website: http://www.shorelinearts.net/event-program/arts-festival-artist-
marketplace-info/
Prospectus: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=2269&
sortby=fair_name&apply=yes
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Denver, Colorado
Deadline: March 13, 2015
Posted: 12/15/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: June 6-7, 2015
Title: Capitol Hill People's Fair
Sponsor: Capitol Hill United Neighborhoods, Inc.
Venue: Civic Center Park, Denver, CO
Awards: Best in Show
Juror: (multiple jurors)
Eligibility: Several categories including fine art and handcrafted art. Please see website for full details.
Fees: $335 for fine artist - other categories vary
Commission: $0
E-mail: Andrea Furness
Phone: 303-830-1651
Website: http://peoplesfair.com/
Prospectus: http://peoplesfair.com/arts-crafts-2/
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Henderson, Nevada
Deadline: March 16, 2015
Posted: 12/15/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: May 9-10, 2015
Title: Art Festival of Henderson 2015
Venue: Henderson, NV
Eligibility: See HendersonLive.com for application and eligible media categories.
Fees: $25 application fee; Booth fees vary.
E-mail: Annette Mullins
Phone: 702-267-2171
Website: http://www.hendersonlive.com/special-events/art-festival-of-
henderson
 

INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Colorado Springs, Colorado
Deadline: April 5, 2015
Posted: 12/14/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: July 3-5, 2015
Title: Pikes Peak Art & Music Festival
Sponsor: Pikes Peak Arts Council
Venue: America the Beautiful Park
Awards: First, Second and Third Place
Juror: 5 jurors (working artists and arts administrators)
Eligibility: Jurors will be looking for work that is well conceived and executed, and which exhibits imagination and originality. All works displayed at the festival must be the artist's own, original handcrafted work.
Fees: $30 Application Fee; Booth Fees: 10'x10' single booth: $285; 10'x20' double booth: $570
Commission: No commissions
E-mail: Nora Hardin
Phone: 719-475-2465
Website: http://pikespeakartfest.com
Prospectus: https://www.zapplication.org/event-info.php?ID=3813
 

NATIONAL CALL FOR ENTRIES
Manitou Springs, Colorado
Deadline: June 1, 2015
Posted: 12/9/14
 
 Exhibit Dates: September 5-7, 2015
Title: Commonwheel Artists 41st Annual Labor Day Art Festival
Sponsor: Commonwheel Artists Co-op
Venue: Memorial Park in Manitou Springs, CO
Awards: Best of Show wins free booth for 2016
Eligibility: Open to all artists who create original Fine Art and Contemporary Crafts. Paintings, all mediums and Limited edition prints. Photography, pottery, jewelry, glass, sculpture, fiber, and all other types of handcrafted original art.
Fees: $300/artists; $340/food; $25 jury fee
E-mail: festival@commonwheel.com
Phone: 719-577-7700
Website: http://www.commonwheel.com/festival

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