National
Call for Artists
Jun20

30th Annual Northern National Art Competition

Nicolet College and The Northern Arts Council announce a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, September 18 - October 20, 2017 at the Nicolet College Art Gallery in Rhinelander, WI. More than $8,500 in awards, 3 $1,000 Awards of Excellence. Juror: Gary Freeburg. Open to any medium as long as it is original and able to be mounted on the wall. We look for a varied, contemporary fine art exhibit. $35 entry fee. Deadline: June 20, 2017. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 715-365-4556.
National
Call for Artists
Jun23

18th Annual Michigan Waterfront Arts Festival in Bay Harbor - Apply Now!

The Village at Bay Harbor announces a call to artists for Bay Harbor Arts Festival, July 28 & 29, 2017 in Bay Harbor, Michigan. The Bay Harbor Arts Festival encourages the creation of high-quality art that demonstrates creativity, innovation, and appreciation of the Visual Arts. Ceramics, drawing, fiber, furniture, glass, jewelry, mixed media 2D, mixed media 3D, painting, photography, sculpture, metal, and wood. $250 fee. Deadline: June 23, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 231-439-2024.
International
Call for Artists
Jun23

The 17th Edition of Art Santa Fe

Art Santa Fe will be held July 13-16, 2017 at Santa Fe Community Convention Center in Santa Fe, NM. Awards: SOLO Award, FOTO SOLO Award, Best New Exhibitor, Directors' Award, Sculpture Award, Best New Exhibitor. We are currently accepting applications from established studio artists, galleries, and art publishers representing modern or contemporary art. We're looking to represent a wide range of media, including painting, photography, sculpture, installation art, and glasswork - we do not accept jewelry, tapestries, or any sort of arts-and-crafts work. Submit an application today to be considered for booth space at Art Santa Fe. We look forward to seeing your work! Deadline: June 23, 2017. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Jun24

Dave Bown Projects - 14th Semiannual Competition

Dave Bown Projects announces a call to artists for its semiannual competition. $10,000 in cash prizes. Jurors: Alison Hearst, Assistant Curator, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth; Benjamin Sutton, News Editor, Hyperallergic, Brooklyn; Jodi Throckmorton, Curator of Contemporary Art, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Selection Process: Early entries are encouraged. Previewing will occur on a daily and weekly basis as submissions are received. Deadline: June 24, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call +1 (917) 365-5265.
International
Call for Artists
Jun25

Call For Artists: Consciousness - Anima Mundi festival

It's LIQUID Group is selecting all interesting video-art, painting, photo, installation and performance art works to include in Consciousness, second appointment of Anima Mundi, International Art Festival, that will be hosted in Venice, at Palazzo Cà Zanardi and other prestigious venues and historical buildings, July 13 - September 3, 2017. To take part in the selection, send your submissions with a CV/biography, some still images (for video-art), links of videos/films/performances and pictures of artworks via e-mail to lucacurci@lucacurci.com. Deadline: June 25, 2017. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Jun25

Femininity "All Things Female" Art Competition

International Gallery of the Arts announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition in July. Open to international artists. We are looking for any type of fine art that reflects "The Feminine"! (Art work that relates to anything female or feminine.) For example: Portraits of women/ girls, flowers, jewellery, accessories, dresses, lips, all female teams etc. All types and mediums of fine art will be accepted. Great opportunity for additional exposure, top winners are interviewed for Exquisite Arts Magazine! $15 USD for 1-3 images or $25 USD for 4-6 images. Deadline: June 25, 2017. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Jun26

The "Natural World" International Art Competition

Fusion Art invites submissions for the "Natural World" online art exhibition. Cash prizes will be given to the top 3 winners in each catetory / Worldwide publicity and promotion to winning artists. Artists and photographers are invited to submit any art and photography that depicts natural and/or geographical objects and environments, wildlife, or anything that is from nature and/or not created by or substantially altered by man. All artists and photographers over the age of 18, regardless of location or experience, are encouraged to submit their best representational and nonrepresentational work. $25 for first 2 images / $10 each additional image. Deadline: June 26, 2017. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Jun26

Call for Artists - 6th Annual "Seasons" Online Art Competition

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition, July 1-31, 2017. Extensive worldwide publicity & promotion for winning artists, including a listing in Artsy.net. All age 18+ amateur or professional artists, including photographers may apply. There are no geographic restrictions. $15 for 1 to 2 entries, $25 for 3 to 5 entries. Deadline: June 26, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 888-490-3530.
Regional
Call for Artists
Jun27

Seaside Fine Art Festival

CWB Events LLC announces a call to artists for the Seaside Fine Art Festival, September 9-10, 2017 at Laguna Grande Regional Park in Seaside, CA. Accepting all (almost) mediums of original hand made fine art. The artists must be present. All work and displays are accepted thru a jury process. There will not be any buy/sell or mass produced items accepted. More details can be found on our website. $190.00 for a 10' X 10' or $350.00 for 10' X 20' space, plus 10% commission on all sales. Deadline: June 27, 2017. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 916-936-9393.
International
Call for Artists
Jun28

Water | International Photography Call for Entry

The Center for Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins, CO seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, January 12 - February 17, 2018. Juror's Award: $400, Director's Award: $200, Honorable Mention Awards: 1-year membership and submission to a Call for Entry. Juror: Jennifer Murray. All artist renditions on the water theme, genres, capture types and photographic processes are eligible for the exhibition. Our calls for entry are 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. Members: $29 for the three images, Non-Members: $36 for the first three images. Deadline: June 28, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 970/224-1010.
International
Call for Artists
Jun29

49th Watercolor West International Juried Exhibition

Watercolor West announces a call to artists for a juried exhibition, October 14-December 17, 2017 at the City of Brea Art Gallery in Brea, CA. Approximately $20,000 in cash and merchandise awards. Juror: John Salminen. Only transparent watercolor will be accepted. 1-2 entries: $50 Members and $60 Non-members. Deadline: June 29, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 714-840-5010.
Regional
Call for Artists
Jun29

Unbound, Vol. VII - 7th Annual Book Arts Exhibit

ArtisTree Gallery in South Pomfret, VT announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, July 28 - August 26. 1st place- $300, 2nd place- $200, 3rd place- $100. Juror: Bill Hanscom. This is an exhibit of Book Arts with an emphasis on variety- from Coptic stitch to Conceptual work, Unbound allows for freedom to interpret what a book can be. Open to all 2D, 3D, installation, assemblage, film and video artists who are working in New England or New York. $30 entry fee. Deadline: June 29, 2017. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 802-457-3500.
International
Call for Artists
Jun30

2017 Art Kudos International Juried Competition

All artists worldwide are invited to enter the 13th annual Art Kudos Competition, a year-long online exhibition. $4,500 in cash awards: Best of Show - $1,200; Second Place - $1,000; Third Place - $750; Founder's Award of Distinction - $500; (3) Merit Awards - $250 each; (3) Honorable Mentions - $100 each. The 2017 awards judge is Mike Calway-Fagen, an artist, writer, and curator based in Athens, GA where he is Assistant Professor of Sculpture at the University of Georgia. Open to all artists 18 or older. Eligible Media: Drawings, paintings, printmaking, photography, digital art, sculpture, installations, wood, glass, ceramics, fiber art and mixed media. Media not accepted: video/film, wearable art (clothing or jewelry). $35 for 3 entries. Deadline: June 30, 2017. More info. (Image by: Ai-Ling Tseng, "Korben")
National
Call for Artists
Jun30

6th Annual Square Foot Show

The Bismarck Art & Galleries Association (BAGA) seeks entries for the 6th Annual Square Foot Show, August 1-25, 2017 in Bismarck, North Dakota. The show is open to all artists 18 years old or older. All artwork must be completed on the 12"x12" canvas provided by BAGA (Canvases are mailed when entry fee is received). Artwork must be signed with name printed clearly on the back. Canvases cannot be altered in size or shape and must be painted on a square grid, not angled. Artwork must be wired for hanging, no saw tooth hangers. All edges of the canvas must be painted. Artwork will be for sale at $130 each (taxes not included.) BAGA takes 30% commission. Artists may enter up to 2 pieces in any media that can be applied to a 12"x12" canvas. $25 for one canvas /$30 for two canvases. Fee covers the cost of the canvas & shipping. Deadline: June 30, 2017. More info (PDF). Enter online. Contact: email or call 701-223-5986.
National
Call for Artists
Jun30

The Colors of the Night

The Smithtown Township Arts Council announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, August 19 - September 30, 2017 at Mills Pond Gallery in St. James, NY. Awards: $1,000 Best of Show, $500 Second Place, $250 Third Place. Juror: Tim Newton. This exhibition/competition will encompass all varieties of nocturnal art. Twilight/Dusk, Dawn, Urban, Interiors, Landscapes, Figures etc. are all possibilities. No subject is off limits. Juror expectations will be, among other things - originality/creativity, good design, and skillful execution within your medium. Open to USA artists age 18 or older. All media considered except photography and computer generated art. $45/3 works. Deadline: June 30, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 631-862-6575.
International
Call for Artists
Jun30

Show Your World: Third International Juried Exhibition

RE:ARTISTE seeks entries for an international juried art exhibition. Jurors: Lawrence Wheatman, Hadieh Afshani, Rebecca Pearson, Marc Fields, Shirley Siegal, Jay Moorthy. All entries are accepted. Twenty Finalists will display original work at the "Show Your World" exhibition, New York City. The digital installation is part of our art show: artworks of all participants are projected at the gallery during the entire show. Artists of all career levels are welcome. Entries must be in JPEG format, no larger than 1400 x 1800 pixels, and under 2MB. Please remember to include your show statement - it will help the jurors and curators understand your work better. The following disciplines are accepted: Painting, Illustration, Photography, Mixed Media and 3-D Art including Ceramics and Textile, Digital Art, Installation. $35 submission fee. Deadline: June 30, 2017. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Jun30

Manifest Press: The International Painting Annual 8

This is a book project of Manifest Press, an extension of Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center, calling for submissions of original works, created within 2014-2017. Any media applicable to the practice of traditional painting including but not limited to printmaking, digital/new media, photography, sculpture, drawing, installation, etc., are all possibly valid. There will be three cash prizes of $1200, $500, and $300 for first, second, and third place winners. Each award winner will have a brief artist's statement included in the publication and each participating artist receives a complimentary copy of the finished book. $36 for up to 3 entries, $10 for each additional entry. Deadline: June 30, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 513-861-3638.
International
Call for Artists
Jun30

Strange Figurations

SlowArt Productions announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, September 6-30, 2017 at Limner Gallery in Hudson, NY. Juror: Limner Gallery Director. This exhibition is open to all interpretations of the concept, Strange Figurations. Included are all forms of surreal, visionary and extraordinary figurative art. $35 entry fee. Deadline: June 30, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 518-828-2343.
International
Call for Artists
Jun30

International Call for Art: Q2 Art Competition

Artist Portfolio Magazine announces a call to artists. 1st Place $1000 plus cover art, 4 page spread, 2nd $250 plus 4 page spread, 3rd $100 plus 4 page spread. Open to all artists worldwide regardless of their standing in the art world. All visual art mediums and styles are welcome. 50 artists to be selected for features in an upcoming issue of Artist Portfolio Magazine and all artists who enter our Entry Plus option will have their art promoted through our social media sites. $25 for 4 works of art. Deadline: June 30, 2017. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Jun30

Celeste Prize 2017, 9th edition

Celeste Prize 2017 is an international art prize which rewards the work of emerging and mid-career artists, builds careers and brings recognition by art curators and gallerists. 23,000 € cash prizes + 12 group shows with partner art galleries. Final exhibition in London. Juror: Fatos Üstek is the chief-juror. All styles, all subjects and all types of painting, photography, installation, video and sculpture are eligible. 50 € for a single work. Deadline: June 30, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call +39 0577 1521988.
National
Call for Artists
Jun30

37th Annual Juried Competition, A Sense of Place

Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art seeks entries for a juried exhibition, September 8 - October 13, 2017 at Ware's Folly Main Gallery in Augusta, GA. $750 Best of Show Award and two $500 Juror's Awards. At the juror's discretion, additional non-cash Honorable Mentions may be awarded. Juror: Garth Johnson, Ceramic Curator at Arizona State Art Museum. Open to all US artists age 18 and older. All works must be original, not previously exhibited at the Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, and completed on or after June 1, 2015. Entries in the following media will be accepted: painting, drawing, mixed media, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, and photography. Film and video pieces are ineligible. Two-dimensional work must not exceed three feet in width or seven feet in height. Works on paper must be framed and under Plexiglas (no glass, please). We are unable to accept work that requires suspension from the ceiling. Three-dimensional work must not exceed seven feet in any direction or weigh more than 150 pounds. Work should be for viewing audiences of all ages. $37 for 1-3 artworks; $10 for each additional image. Deadline: June 30, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 706-722-5495.
Regional
Call for Artists
Jun30

Fresh Ideas 2017

The Visual Art League of Lewisville announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, August 5 - September 9, 2017 at the Medical City of Lewisville Grand Theater Gallery in Lewisville, TX. $1,000 first place, $500 second place, $250 third place, $150 honorable mention (2). Juror: Christopher Blay. Only original 2D and 3D art work (oil, watercolors, acrylics, pastel, mixed media, collage, drawing, prints, photography, ceramics, textiles, fiber, encaustic, jewelry and sculpture) created in the last two (2) years which has not previously been shown in any VAL juried exhibit will be considered for inclusion in the show. Original means works conceived and created by the artist and not created in a classroom setting. The maximum size of entries is 50" x 50" including the frame. All 3D artwork must be able to sit on a pedestal no larger than 20" x 14" or on the floor. Artists may submit up to 3 pieces for consideration. $35 VAL members, $50 non-members. Deadline: June 30, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 214-293-1234.
National
Call for Artists
Jun30

Academy Center of the Arts Annual National Juried Photography Exhibition

The Academy Center of the Arts in Lynchburg, VA seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, September 1-30, 2017. Cash Awards over $2500, with Best in Show at $1000. Juror: Carolyn Russo. Open to U.S. residents 18 years or older. Entries must be original photographs or photographically derived work. The competition will be juried from images on CD or flash drive, emailed digital images, as well as 35mm slides in standard mounts. One image per work is permitted. $35 for 3 images. Deadline: June 30, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 434-528-3256, ext. 127.
Regional
Call for Artists
Jun30

New American Paintings 2017 Pacific Coast Competition

New American Paintings is a museum-quality, soft-cover art periodical, published bimonthly by The Open Studios Press. Each 184 page volume is a regional exhibition-in-print, selling for $20 at 1,500 bookstores, museum shops and art supply stores nationwide. The books have become periodical resources for collectors and art world professionals. The competition's 40 winners will appear in the Dec/Jan edition of New American Paintings. Now accepting entries from: AK, CA, HI, OR, and WA. Juror: Rita Gonzalez, Curator and Acting Department Head, Contemporary Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art. We define the activity of painting broadly, and all styles and media are welcome, as long as the work is singular. $50 entry fee. Deadline: June 30, 2017 (midnight, EST). More info. Contact: email or call 617-778-5265 x26.
National
Call for Artists
Jul1

2017 National Juried Painting Exhibition - Call for Entries

The University of Southern Mississippi Museum of Art is pleased to announce the 2017 National Juried Painting Exhibition, August 31 - September 29, 2017 at the Gallery of Art and Design in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. $500 Best of Show, $300 Second Place, $200 Third Place. Juried by nationally recognized artist, Peter Van Dyck, this exhibition is open to all U.S. artists, 18 years of age or older. Entries must have been completed in the last 4 years. Original works in any painting medium and all forms of representational and non-representational painting are eligible. Entries must not exceed 72x72 inches and weigh no more than 30 lbs. $35 for up to four entries. Deadline: July 1, 2017. More info (PDF). Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Jul1

International Miniature Paintings & Sculptures Show

The Heartland Art Guild announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, July 3 - August 4, 2017 at the Miami County Historical Museum in Paola, Kansas. Best of Show and Merit Awards receive cash awards and ribbons. Juror: Johne Richardson. All entries must be original works by living individual artists over 18 and not rendered under direct classroom instructions. Copies of other artists' work or published photographs will not be accepted. Work must not have been previously exhibited in a Heartland Art Guild Miniatures Show. Paintings must not exceed 25 square inches. Outside edge of frame must not exceed 50 square inches. Image size for sculpture must not exceed 6 inches in any direction including the base. Please read prospectus for complete rules and shipping info. (1 to 3 items) Hand Delivered $30; Shipped $40; Non-USA via PayPal $55. Deadline for Shipped Art: June 26; Hand Delivered Art: July 1. More info. Contact: email or call Jean: 785-521-0449 or Patsy: 913-244-4587.
International
Call for Artists
Jul1

Projekt30's August 2017 Exhibition

Projekt30 is taking submissions for our August publicly juried online exhibition. We are an artist-run arts organization dedicated to promoting emerging artists. The exhibition will include thirty artists; invitations will be sent to over 35,000 galleries, collectors, and fellow artists. Visitors have the option of contacting any participating artist with feedback or opportunities, we do not charge a commission. Since 2003 over 16,000 artists have participated in our programs, and we've sold thousands of artworks. All artwork submitted will be presented online prior to the exhibition so visitors may help select which artists will be included in the exhibition. Unlike other juried exhibitions, all participants receive exposure. $45 for 10 images. Free for Projekt30 members. Deadline: July 1, 2017. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Jul1

Blank Art Space's Online Art Contest: Color

Blank Art Space announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition, July 15 - August 15, 2017. First Place: $1,000, Second Place: $500, Third Place: $250. Accepting all 2D mediums such as acrylic paint, oil paint, watercolor, pastel, colored pencil, pen, ink, graphite, charcoal, mixed media, etc. Accepting digital artwork as archival 2D prints that follow the image requirements. Accepting 3D mediums such as ceramics, wood, metal, mixed media, installation, etc. $15 entry fee. Deadline: July 1, 2017. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Jul3

Grow - Juried Group Show

ARTHOUSE.NYC seeks entries for a juried exhibition, July 13-16 in New York. Jurors: Alix Strauss, Style Journalist, New Yorker & NYTimes; Peter Hort, Rema Hort Foundation; Mathieu Valoatto, Founder & Curator - Curioo. We spend our lives growing. Growth is always a challenge but worth it in the end. Grow up, grow out, grow together, grow apart. How are you growing? We invite you to be a grower and a show - er at our upcoming group show. We welcome both emerging and established photographers/artists to apply and add their own interpretation, perspective and visions of Grow. Categories include: Landscape Photography, Street Photography and Portraits/People Photography, as well as Digital Art, Mobile Art, Traditional Collage, Traditional Abstract Art and Traditional Fine Art. We accept all mediums inclusive of photography, digital art, collage and traditional artwork but the work must be submitted in digital (jpeg) format for a strictly electronic display. $60 fee. Deadline: July 3, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 800-420-5590.
National
Call for Artists
Jul5

The Best of America Exhibit 2017

The National Oil & Acrylic Painters' Society (NOAPS) announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, October 16 - November 11, 2017 at Castle Gallery Fine Art in Fort Wayne, Indiana. $25,000 in cash and merchandise awards including Best of Show $5,000 cash. Juror: NOAPS Master Artist Jason Sacran. Open to all artists at least 18 years of age or older working in oil and/or acrylic paintings. Artists from around the world are accepted but please check shipping restrictions from abroad. Shipping is the responsibility of the participating artist. $25 for 1st image ($10 per additional image, maximum of 5). NOAPS Membership $50 required. Deadline: July 5, 2017. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Jul6

Figures and Faces Call for Art

Las Laguna Gallery in Laguna Beach, CA presents Figures and Faces, August 3 to September 1, 2017. For this artist opportunity the gallery is seeking works that examine human emotions, faces and figures. Works can be representational or abstract. Works in Acrylic, Airbrush, Assemblage, Charcoal, Color Pencil, Collage, Digital Art, Drawings, Encaustic, Fiber Art, Graphite, Illustration, Mixed Media, New Media, Oil, Painting, Pastel, Photography (Traditional and Digital), Printmaking and Watercolor, will be considered. $35 for 1st image, $1 each additional. Deadline: July 6, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 949-667-1803.
National
Call for Artists
Jul8

14th Annual Blanche Ames National Juried Art Exhibition

Friends of Borderland, Inc announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, September 12 - October 3, 2017 at Ames Mansion Museum, Borderland State Park in N. Easton, MA. $2,500 in awards. Juror: Theresa Ganz, Brown University Providence, RI. Artists are eligible to submit work without regard to sex, race, creed or national origin. Artists must be 18 years or older and reside in the United States. Living artists only. All work must be original. All media accepted including photography. Separate category for botanical drawings, paintings or monoprints. $40 for up to three pieces, $5 for each addtional. The Friends of Borderland retains no commission on sales. Deadline: July 8, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 781-784-6670.
International
Call for Artists
Jul8

Artist Spotlight Solo Art Competition

Fusion Art is very pleased to announce the creation of the online Artist Spotlight Monthly Solo Exhibition Series. Artist Spotlight will highlight individual artists who have an overall body of work to showcase. Each month, Fusion Art will select one traditional artist, one digital & photography artist and one 3-dimensional artist for individual solo art exhibitions. Open to both 2D and 3D artists worldwide over the age of 18. $45 for 5 images (winners will be allowed to submit additional images for no additional fee). Deadline: July 8, 2017. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Jul9

Still Life - 2017

Bauhaus Prairie Art Gallery seeks entries for an online art exhibition, July 15 - August 15, 2017. Best of Show - cash award & gift certificate, 1st, 2nd, 3rd cash award; Honorable Mention. Open to all still life subjects, all media, 2 & 3D Art. $30 for three entries; you may enter more than once. Deadline: July 9, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 580-362-3611.
Local
Call for Artists
Jul9

Studio Visit - Summer 2017 Competition

Studio Visit is a series of juried artist books. Since 2008 we have offered artists a new and effective venue through which to introduce their work to a serious national audience of art world professionals. Each high quality volume of Studio Visit features approximately 150 artists, who have been selected by professional curators. Selected artists will be given one full color spread that includes an image, contact information and a brief artist statement, which will be published in two volumes of Studio Visit scheduled to be released in the winter of 2017. Juror: George Kinghorn, Executive Director & Curator, University of Maine Museum of Art. All fine art mediums accepted. Enter 1 image for free! Or submit additional images for $5 each, up to 8 images. Accepted artists will be responsible for a $260 production and distribution fee. Deadline: July 9, 2017 (midnight, EST). More info. Contact: email or call 617-778-5265 x26.
National
Call for Artists
Jul9

Material Matters: Innovations in Clay, Glass, Wood & Metal

Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition (BWAC) announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, September 23 - October 15, 2017 in Brooklyn, NY. $850 in cash awards. Juror: Lilian Tone, Assistant Curator in the Department of Painting and Sculpture at MoMA. Material Matters, is seeking work that explores ideas about form over function in work using clay, glass, wood or metal alone or in combination. This is a national juried exhibition for artists 18 years of age or older. All artwork must be original in concept, design and execution. All work must be handcrafted by the artist. Mass production work and commercially manufactured pieces will not be accepted. Early Bird $45(8); On Time $55(8; Late $65(6). $5/ea addt'l image. Deadline: July 9, 2017. More info (PDF). Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Jul10

Photographic call for submission "the photographic performance 2017"

Photographers are invited to submit work for "The Photographic Performance 2017" at A Smith Gallery in Johnson City, Texas. We are looking for compelling solo or cooperative exhibitions to fill our interior salon space. It can be photographic images, photography combined with mixed media or photographic installations. The entry fee is $50 for 10 to 20 images and also requires a written proposal or artist statement explaining the exhibition. Two exhibition proposals will be selected to be exhibited in the Salon from either August 25 to October 8, 2017 or from October 13 to November 19, 2017. Jurors will be Amanda Smith and Kevin Tully, gallery directors. Deadline: July 10, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 512-422-4080.
International
Call for Artists
Jul10

Shades of Gray

Black Box Gallery in Portland, Oregon seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, August 1-20, 2017. Juror: Todd Johnson. Open to all photographers. 24 photographs will be selected by the juror for exhibiton at the gallery. An additional 30 photographs will be selected for exhibition in our on-line gallery. $35 entry fee. Deadline: July 10, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 503-804-5032.
International
Call for Artists
Jul10

Call to Artists for "Dreams 3" online group exhibit

Gallery 25N seeks entries for an online juried exhibition. Extensive marketing of the exhibit and artists worldwide. This competition is open to all artists/photographers 18 years of age or older. Submissions for consideration can be expressed in any of the following aspects: representational, expressionism, surrealism, or abstraction. Entries must be created in any still medium: painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, digital art, prints, fiber art, collage, installations. $25 entry fee. Deadline: July 10, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 845-260-5665.
International
Call for Artists
Jul12

Someone/Someplace: Figures, Portraits & Landscapes

Western Bureau Arts Silicon Valley is accepting entries for its upcoming group exhibition, Someone/Someplace: Figures, Portraits & Landscapes, to be held August 8-31, 2017 at the Western Bureau Gallery in downtown San Jose, California. We are seeking art that explores faces, figures, and the landscapes they inhabit. Urban and rural, alone and together, real and imagined, this exhibition will explore the interactions we have with each other, and our environments. All styles and mediums will be considered, including representational, abstract, and conceptual works. Open to living artists worldwide, both professional and amateur. Selected pieces will be exhibited alongside works from the Western Bureau's Permanent Collection, including mid-century paintings by John Haley, Jacob Semiatin, Edward Hagedorn, Robert Gilberg, and others. $40 (up to 3 images). Deadline: July 12, 2017. More info.
National
Call for Artists
Jul12

Color Fine Art Exhibition

3 Square Art Gallery in Fort Collins, CO announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, July 21 - August 26, 2017. 3SA Gold: $250, 3SA Silver: $125, 1st Honorable Mention Award: 2 free submissions, 2nd Honorable Mention Award: 1 free submission. Open to all media. $38 for 3 images, $5 for additional work (up to 5). Deadline: July 12, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 970-581-9046.
International
Call for Artists
Jul15

Joshua Tree National Park Art Exposition, 5th Annual

The Joshua Tree National Park Council for the Arts announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, September 1 to October 1, 2017 at 29 Palms Art Gallery in Twentynine Palms, California. $5,000 cash awards and exhibition catalogue. Jurors: Diane Best, Jenny Kane, Billy Shire. Artwork must depict or be inspired by the natural aspects of Joshua Tree National Park or its cultural history. Open to living artists 18 and over, 2D or 3D artwork created by the artist within the last 5 years. $35 for up to 3 artwork images. Deadline: July 15, 2017. More info (PDF). Contact: email
National
Call for Artists
Jul15

Ocala Arts Festival

Fine Arts For Ocala, inc. announces a call to artists for the Ocala Arts Festival, October 28th & 29th, 2017 in Downtown Ocala, Florida. $22,000 in awards. Jurors: Richard Colvin & Nofa Dixon. You must submit four (4) images: Three (3) artwork images (with no signatures), and One (1) Booth image with your artwork displayed. Booth images may not be created in a computer program or manipulated, enhanced or otherwise affected by a computer in any way. The booth image must include your entire outdoor booth, not a portion, and have no signage, people or pets in the photo. Your application will be rejected if these rules are not followed. See prospectus for more details. Jury fee is $35. Deadline: July 15, 2017 12am. More info. Contact: email or call 352-867-0355.
National
Call for Artists
Jul15

Sugar Rush Juried Exhibition

The Sugar Hill Arts Commission announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, October 18 - November 20, 2017 at City Hall Art Gallery in Sugar Hill, GA. $1000 First Place - $500 Second Place - $250 Third Place. All original artwork will be considered. All mediums considered. Free to apply. $35 entrance fee for selected artists. Deadline: July 15, 2017. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 770-945-6734 x 1212.
International
Call for Artists
Jul15

Botanicals

Colors of Humanity Art Gallery announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition, August 1-31, 2017. Cash prizes will be given. Theme: "Botanicals" They are an essential part of life as they are used for food, in medicine, perfumes, and adding beauty to Earth. We will be donating 10% of all entry fees from this show to The Nature Conservancy. The mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. All artists 18 and over may enter. 2D works in all types of media. $20 for 1 or 2 pieces (You may enter more than once.). Deadline: July 15, 2017. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Jul16

Contemporary Art Gallery Online Announces an International Call for Artists

Contemporary Art Gallery Online announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition, July 16 - August 12, 2017. Prizes include memberships, radio interviews, inclusion in the year end anthology publication, and more. This competition will be judged within three categories; Paintings, Photography & Digital Art and Mixed Media & 3D Work. $15 for up to three images and $25 for up to five images. Funds in US Dollars. Deadline: July 16, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 844-210-7722.
Local
Call for Artists
Jul21

John Wayne Airport - Community Focus Space Program

John Wayne Airport (JWA) is calling for Orange County-based visual artists to apply for solo-style exhibition slots in the JWA Community Focus Space (CFS) program with exhibit openings beginning October 2018. To qualify for consideration, artists must have been born, raised or educated in Orange County, California; or currently live, work or own property in Orange County; and live in any of the following counties: Imperial, Kern, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Santa Barbara or Ventura. No entry fee. Deadline: July 21, 2017. More info. Contact: email
National
Call for Artists
Jul23

37th Faber Birren National Color Show

The Stamford Art Association announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, September 24 - October 26, 2017 at the Townhouse Gallery in Stamford, CT. $2500 in cash awards. Juror: Devon Zimmerman. The theme is the best use of color. The exhibit honors Faber Birren world renowned color consultant, author of 27 books on color, and Stamford resident. This competition is the only artistic event devoted exclusively to the use of color. Categories: Painting, Mixed Media, Sculpture, Photography, Printmaking, Drawing. $35 for first entry, $20 for additional entries. Deadline: July 23, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 203-325-1139.
International
Call for Artists
Jul24

North East Watercolor Society 41st International Exhibition

The North East Watercolor Society announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, October 15-29, 2017 at The Gallery of the Kent Art Association in Kent, CT. $8,500 in awards. Juror: Mel Stabin, AWS. Eligible media: Water Media on Paper (Yupo accepted), applied in a transparent manner. Minor areas of opaque applications acceptable. Framed under acrylic such as Plexi-glas. 44" maximum frame outside dimensions. Not previously exhibited at NEWS International Exhibitions. Non-Members $30/1 entry, $40/2 entries, Members $15/$20. Deadline: July 24, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 607-637-3412.
National
Call for Artists
Jul24

New Directions '17: 33rd Annual National Juried Contemporary Art Exhibition

The Dutchess County Art Association/Barrett Art Center announce a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, October 7 - November 4, 2017 in Poughkeepsie, New York. $1000 Jurors Prize, Second Prize $250; Third Prize $175. Juror: Ruth Erickson, Associate Curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston. Now in its 33rd year, New Directions brings contemporary art to an atypical venue - the intimate galleries of Barrett Art Center's 1840s Greek Revival townhouse. Former domestic spaces remodeled as galleries create a visually-compelling setting for contemporary and cutting-edge work. Eligible media: Drawing, painting, printmaking, photography, video, sculpture, installation art, glass, ceramics, fiber and mixed media. $50 entry fee. Deadline: July 24, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 845-471-2550.
International
Call for Artists
Jul28

Fresh Paint Biennial 2017: International Call for Painting

Manifest Gallery in Cincinnati, OH announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, September 28 - October 27, 2017. This exhibit is an international survey of contemporary painting with no predefined expectation for type, style, or media of work. Submissions can range from the most traditional to the most conceptual, abstract, or experimental. The only criteria beyond excellent quality is that works must in some way represent an approach to painting. A new annual Manifest Grand Jury Prize will result in the awarding of one significant cash prize ($2500) to a single work selected as the 'best of the entire season'. Winner will be determined by a final end-of-year jury from among a pool of all top-scoring works from each exhibit's jury process across the current exhibition season. $40 for up 3 entries, $10 for each additional entry. Deadline: July 28, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 513-861-3638.
International
Call for Artists
Jul31

WTP 2017 Art Contest

Woven Tale Press LLC announces a call to artists for an online art competition. Awards: one-week retreat to legendary Hamptons NY, mecca for artists from around the world; publication in special winners edition (With cover art); and more. Juror: Richard Malinksy. Medium: painting - acrylic, oil, or watercolor; can include mixed-media; 84 inches maximum size longest dimension. $25 for three works. Deadline: July 31, 2107. More info. Contact: email or call 516-381-0104.
International
Call for Artists
Jul31

Aquachrome: An International Competitive Call for Contemporary Watercolor

Manifest Gallery in Cincinnati, OH announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, September 28 - October 27, 2017. All top-scoring works are eligible for the Manifest Grand Jury Prize, an award of $2500 to a single work selected as the 'best of the entire season'. This is an international call for works utilizing watercolor. Works must feature watercolor as their primary (but not exclusive) media. This exhibit has no predefined expectation for type or style of work, allowing submissions to range from traditional to conceptual or experimental. $40 for up 3 entries, $10 for each additional entry. Deadline: July 31, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 513-861-3638.
National
Call for Artists
Aug1

33rd Annual Ridgway Rendezvous Art and Crafts Festival

Weehawken Creative Arts seeks artists for the Ridgway Rendezvous Art and Crafts Festival, August 12 & 13, 2017 at Hartwell Park (Ridgway Town Park) in Ridgway, CO. Any artist or craftsperson exhibiting his or her own original works of art may apply. Categories include: Bath Products Including Candles, Ceramics, Drawing & Graphics, Fiber, Food/Concessions, Glass, Gourmet, Jewelry, Metal, Mixed Media, Painting, Photography, Sculpture, Wearable Art, and Wood. See application for specific requirements. $35 application fee. Art Booths: $250 for each 10x10 space. First Deadline: Feb 28th, Final Deadline: Aug 1st. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 970-318-0150.
National
Call for Artists
Aug1

American Craft Council Show - Baltimore, MD

The American Craft Council seeks artists for its show in Baltimore, February 23-25, 2018 at the Baltimore Convention Center. 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. $15 processing fee + $30 for each show application. Deadline: August 1, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 800-836-3470.
National
Call for Artists
Aug1

American Craft Council Show - Atlanta, GA

The American Craft Council seeks artists for its show in Atlanta, March 16-18, 2018 at the Cobb Galleria Centre. 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. $15 processing fee + $30 for each show application. Deadline: August 1, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 800-836-3470.
National
Call for Artists
Aug1

American Craft Council Show - St. Paul, MN

The American Craft Council seeks artists for its show in St. Paul, April 20-22, 2018 at the St. Paul RiverCentre. 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. $15 processing fee + $30 for each show application. Deadline: August 1, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 800-836-3470.
National
Call for Artists
Aug1

American Craft Council Show - San Francisco, CA

The American Craft Council seeks artists for its show in San Francisco, August 3-5, 2018 at the Fort Mason Center, Festival Pavilion. 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. $15 processing fee + $30 for each show application. Deadline: August 1, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 800-836-3470.
Statewide
Call for Artists
Aug1

2017 Call for Art, "Breaking Barriers"

The Massachusetts Office on Disability (MOD) announces a call to artists for an opportunity to have their work displayed in an exhibition at the Massachusetts State House later this year. MOD has some very talented jurors on board from VSA Massachusetts, Massachusetts College of Art & Design, Arts Connect International, and more. The Call for Art is open to Massachusetts residents of all abilities ages 18+. Both professional and recreational artists are encouraged to apply. Out-of-state students of Massachusetts colleges and universities are also eligible. Original works must be two-dimensional and not exceed 36" in any direction. No entry fee. Deadline: August 1, 2017. More info.
International
Call for Artists
Aug1

2017 Hot New Pics Show

The Midwest Center for Photography in Wichita, Kansas seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, August 25 - September 8, 2017. Open to all photographers internationally, and open to all photographic genre and subject matter. Enter and compete to become the one photographer designated as the "2017 Hot New Pic" and receive the $250 Hot New Pic Award and one year artist representation at MWCP online. This exhibition celebrates the range of creative exploration in photography. Each photograph will be considered based on the merit of the single image. Theme based entries are not necessary. MWCP will provide the printing for this exhibition. $40 entry fee. Deadline: August 1, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 316-269-1250.
International
Call for Artists
Aug5

3rd New York International Miniature Print Exhibition & Competition

The Manhattan Graphics Center in New York seeks entries for its 3rd juried competition and exhibition devoted to miniature prints, October 26 - November 28. Prizes & Purchase Awards from Awagami Paper Factory, Blick Art Materials, DaVinci Artist Supply, Renaissance Graphic Arts. Juror: Jennifer Farrell, Associate Curator of Contemporary Prints, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NYC. All fine art printmaking mediums, including relief, intaglio, lithography, silkscreen, monotype, and letterpress will be accepted. Prints must be hand-pulled. Only prints completed in the last three years will be accepted. Prints previously submitted to past years NYIMPE will not be accepted. Digital media, drawings, photographs, or direct reproductions are NOT eligible. Only two-dimensional works will be accepted. Maximum paper size: 10 in (h) x 8 in (w) / 25.4 cm (h) x 20.3 cm (w). Minimum paper size: 7 in (h) x 5 in (w) / 17.7 cm (h) x 12.7 cm (w). Image size: No larger than 9 square inches (3x3 in, 2x4.5 in, etc.) / 58 square centimeters (7.6x7.6 cm, 5x11.4 cm, etc.). $35 entry fee. Deadline: August 5, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 212-219-8783.
National
Call for Artists
Aug5

All Things Salmon - art competition

Coos Art Museum in Coos Bay, Oregon announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, October 13 - December 9, 2017. Awards: $1,000, $350, $250 and 4 Honorable Mention. Juror: Dr. Deana Dartt-Newton. Open to all artists over 18 years of age. Artists are invited to submit up to three original works of art on any theme related to Salmon, folklore, sport fishing or the Salmon industry. Works will be selected on the basis of creative excellence and quality of execution. All works must be original and completed within the last two years. Accepted works meant for wall hanging must be ready with all necessary hardware in place. Framed size limitation of 4'x8' and a weight limitation of 50 pounds. Eligible mediums: Paintings; Drawings; Hand pulled prints, etchings, serigraphs; Photography (film or digital); Mixed media; Fiber & textiles - wall hangings; Fiber & textiles - wearable - must supply display device; Sculptures; Glass - blown, fused or leaded stained - if to be suspended, must include a secure hanging or display device; Turned and carved wood; Jewelry. $20 for one work, $10 more for second, $10 more for third. Deadline: August 5, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 541-267-3901.
International
Call for Artists
Aug6

Collage and Digital Madness

Las Laguna Gallery in Laguna Beach, CA presents Collage and Digital Madness, September 7-29, 2017. For this artist opportunity the gallery is seeking works in Collage, Digital Art, Computer Art, Mixed Media, and New Media. Open to all artists, professional and amateur. $35 entry fee. Deadline: August 6, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 949-667-1803.
National
Call for Artists
Aug18

First Annual National Juried Exhibition

The new Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art, in central Wisconsin, is now accepting entries for its first annual juried art exhibition, October 6 - December 29, 2017. $10,000 will be awarded to Best of Show. Juror: Alyssa Monks. Open to all artists in the United States. Must be at least 18 years of age. All mediums are accepted, with the exception of video and computer generated works. $50 entry fee. Deadline: August 18, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 715-571-6551.
International
Call for Artists
Aug31

A Show of Heads

SlowArt Productions announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, October 18 - November 11, 2017 at Limner Gallery in Hudson, NY. Juror: Limner Gallery Director. Open to all artists working in any media, this exhibition will include all interpretations and portrayals of the human head, from the traditional to the abstract and conceptual. $35 entry fee. Deadline: August 31, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 518-828-2343.
International
Call for Artists
Aug31

5th Annual Juried 2017 FL3TCH3R Exhibit - Social and Politically Engaged Art

Artists are invited to enter The FL3TCH3R Exhibit, held October 9 - December 15, 2017 at Reece Museum, East TN State University (ETSU) in Johnson City, Tennessee. Best of Show Award; two Awards of Excellence; Reece Museum Award; Sammie L. Nicely Appalachian Award, others TBA. Juror: Anita Kunz, renowned Canadian illustrator/painter. Open to all artists and designers 18 years of age and older residing in the United States or any other country as long as entry fee is paid in U.S. dollars. All work must be original. All 2D, 3D, performance/installation (via video), sound/audio, and film/video art are eligible. Specific categories include: Ceramics, Digital, Fiber, Glass, Graphic Design, Jewelry/Metals, Mixed Media (2D), Mixed Media (3D), Painting (All), Performance/Installation (via video), Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Sound/ Audio, Video/Film, & Other. $40 for 3 entries by 8/22; $45 by 8/23-8/31; $10 each add'l entry. Deadline: August 31, 2017. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 423-534-9827.
National
Call for Artists
Sep1

46th Annual Waynesboro Fall Foliage Art Show

The Shenandoah Valley Art Center seeks artists for an outdoor juried fine art exhibition, October 14-15, 2017 on the streets of historic downtown Waynesboro, Virginia. $10,000 in awards. Juror: piper e brown. We are seeking artists in the following media: Oil and Acrylic Painting, Watermedia, Photography, Graphics Drawing and Printmaking, 2D Mixed Media, 3D Mixed Media, Wood, Glass, Pottery, Sculpture, Jewelry. All work must be original, made by hand, and designed and executed by the accepted artist. Artists must be present with their work for the entire two days of the art show. Artists may only show work in categories and body of work selected by the Jury. All work exhibited must be of the quality, category and body of work of that shown in the images juried. $20 jury fee, $190 booth fee. Deadline: September 1, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 540-949-7662.
Regional
Call for Artists
Sep1

21st Annual ArtWorks of Eau Gallie - A Juried Fine Arts Festival

ArtWorks of Eau Gallie announces a call to artists for a juried fine arts festival, November 18-19, 2017 in the Eau Gallie Arts District in Melbourne, FL. $20,000 in awards, including the $3500 Link Johnsten Best of Show Award, and $4000 in sponsor purchase awards. Works will be accepted in numerous media; and all work must be original by the artist. Open to all artists over the age of 18. This is a "working artists" show. Artists display original art for sale and also create new artworks in their booths. Demonstrators' awards are included in the awards. $185 ($25 application fee + $160 booth fee). Deadline: September 1, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 321-242-1456.
National
Call for Artists
Sep3

'Reflections in Pastel' Arkansas Pastel Society 7th National Competition

The Arkansas Pastel Society announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, November 10, 2017 -February 24, 2018 at Butler Center Gallery in Little Rock, Arkansas. Over $2500 in awards, including $1000 grand prize. Juror: Christine Ivers. Open to all artists at least 18 years old. Entries must be at least 80% soft or oil pastel. Entries must be original, unpublished and executed within the last three years. Paintings that have won an award at a national level exhibition are not eligible. Works produced in a class, workshop, or under another artist's supervision are not eligible. Images from Internet or copyrighted materials may not be used as source. APS members $25 first image, $10 each additional, up to 3 total. Non-members $30/$15. Deadline: September 3, 2017. More info. Contact: email
National
Call for Artists
Sep3

"It's Pastel" 9th Annual Juried Exhibition

The Pastel Society of New Hampshire seeks entries for their annual juried exhibition, held October 21 - November 25, 2017 at the Portsmouth Discover Center, Academy Gallery in Portsmouth, NH. Over $5000 in awards. Juror of selection: Kim Lordier, Juror of awards: Christine Ivers. Open to all artists in the United States. Work must be original soft pastel only (no less than 80%). No oil pastels. No classroom or workshop work allowed. Paintings must have been completed after January 1, 2015. All paintings must be for sale. $35/Members, $45 Non-members for up to 3 images. Deadline: September 3, 2017. More info (PDF). Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Sep3

eerie, creepy, scary, spooky

Las Laguna Gallery in Laguna Beach, CA announces a call to artists for an upcoming art exhibition, October 6-27, 2017. For this call to art we are looking artworks that fit the categories, or eerie, creepy, scary, or spooky. Has your art been described as peculiar, strange, unsettling, or chilling? Do you create works that are frightening, mysterious, or weird? There is no telling why people are drawn to the bizarre and haunting art? For this call for art, we'd like to be shocked, stunned and surprised. All artists, professional and amateur are encouraged to submit their artwork. $35 entry fee. Deadline: September 3, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 949-667-1803.
National
Call for Artists
Sep4

Pastels Chicago 2017 Sixth Biennial National Juried Open Exhibition

The Chicago Pastel Painters announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, November 8 - December 3, 2017 at Mayslake Peabody Estate in Oak Brook, Illinois. Best of Show $1500 with approximately $8,000 in cash and merchandise. Juror of Selection: Jen Evenhus, Judge of Awards: Ellen Eagle. Work must be original soft pastels only. No classroom or workshop work. All work must be for sale. CPP members $35, non-members $45, up to 3 images. Deadline: September 4, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 773 583-8391.
National
Call for Artists
Sep18

Luminous

Arc Gallery in San Francisco announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, November 11 - December 9, 2017. $250 check, Award ribbon, certificate & show catalog for top 3 works. Juror: Danielle Fox, Slate Contemporary Gallery, Oakland. Open to artists residing in the United States. Sculpture, painting, drawing, photo, printmaking, ceramics, assemblage, collage, mixed media, fiber art, artist book. We are seeking work that captures the elusive magic of the word, "luminous." How do you depict a glowing from within, that which reflects light, or something illuminated or bathed in light? Subjects may encompass the brightness of a celestial object, eyes glowing with love, an ardent heart, a halo of light, radiant power, something ablaze, or objects that are shimmery, sparkling, glistening, lustrous, incandescent. Surprise us with your interpretation. $35 entry fee. Deadline: September 18, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 415-518-6485.
National
Call for Artists
Sep30

Ocala Outdoor Sculpture Competition - Call to Artists

The City of Ocala in partnership with the Appleton Museum of Art, Fine Arts For Ocala, and Marion Cultural Alliance is accepting submissions from artists working in North America to participate in the Fourth Ocala Outdoor Sculpture Competition. Ten works will be selected for a 20-month exhibition (February 12, 2018 - September 16, 2019) at Tuscawilla Park in Ocala, FL. Best of Show, Second Place, Honorable Mention, and People's Choice awards will be selected. Total Awards: $24,000. Artists must be 18 or older to enter. Seeking large-scale, outdoor sculpture. Metal, wood, ceramic, concrete, stone, etc. Entries may be submitted via email or mail. $25 for 1-3 entries. Deadline: September 30, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 352-629-8447.
International
Call for Artists
Oct1

Sugarloaf Craft Festivals - Fall 2017

Sugarloaf Craft Festivals is seeking artists for its Fall juried art festivals: October 13-15 in Timonium, MD; October 20-22 in Gaithersburg, MD; October 27-29 in Somerset, NJ; November 3-5 in Oaks, PA; November 17-19 in Gaithersburg, MD; December 8-10 in Chantilly, VA. The Artist or Craftsperson who designs the work and is a principal of the business must be present to show their work. All work must be original and completely finished. Jurying begins in January and continues until show is full. $20 Seasonal Application Fee. More info. Contact: email or call 301-990-1400.
International
Call for Artists
Oct8

BotaniK - Art Opportunity

Las Laguna Gallery in Laguna Beach, CA presents BotaniK, November 2-30, 2017. For this artist opportunity the gallery is seeking works that explore plants. Works that show flowers, plants, trees, leaves, cactus, succulents, etc. to be considered. All artists, professional and amateur, and multiple art mediums will be considered: Acrylic, Airbrush, Assemblage, Charcoal, Color Pencil, Collage, Digital Art, Drawings, Encaustic, Fiber Art, Graphite, Illustration, Mixed Media, New Media, Oil, Painting, Pastel, Photography (Traditional and Digital), Printmaking and Watercolor. $35 entry fee. Deadline: October 8, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 949-667-1803.
International
Call for Artists
Oct15

Images: A Festival of the Arts

Artists are invited to apply for Images 2018, held January 26-28 at Riverside Drive and Canal Streets in New Smyrna Beach, FL. $28,500 in prize money. Artists can apply in 13 categories - painting, jewelry, fine crafts, ceramics, digital art, fiber, leather, mixed media, sculpture, wood, glass, photography, drawing and graphics. $40 jury fee. If invited to participate, $250 booth fee. Deadline: October 15, 2017. Apply thru Zapplication.org. Contact: email or call 386-423-4733.
International
Call for Artists
Nov3

small works - Big Talent

Las Laguna Gallery in Laguna Beach, CA announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, December 7-29, 2017. Submissions can range from the most traditional to the most conceptual, abstract, or experimental. The only criteria beyond excellent quality is that work size is limited to 16 inches in any direction. All artists, professional and amateur, and multiple art mediums will be considered: Acrylic, Airbrush, Assemblage, Charcoal, Color Pencil, Collage, Digital Art, Drawings, Encaustic, Fiber Art, Graphite, Illustration, Mixed Media, New Media, Oil, Painting, Pastel, Photography (Traditional and Digital), Printmaking and Watercolor. $25 for up 3 entries. Deadline: November 3, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 949-667-1803.
Regional
Call for Artists
Dec31

Laguna Beach Gallery Exhibition Space Rental Program

Discover Emerging Artists Showcase is looking for artists interested in participating in a Laguna Beach Gallery Exhibition Space Rental Program. The gallery showcases all mediums of original wall and sculpture art. The gallery does not exhibit any open or limited edition items, prints, lithographs, serigraphs, etchings or giclées. The gallery is also currently not exhibiting any photography, video art, or literary art or exhibit digital art unless it is used sparsely as a part of a composition or collage. Deadline: December 31, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 949-444-5330.

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