National
Call for Artists
Mar22

Camera USATM 2017: National Photography Exhibition and Award

All photographers residing in the United States are invited to submit one photograph taken in the United States after January 1, 2013 for the Naples Art Association's seventh annual photography competition which will be on view in Naples, Florida from June 19 - August 4, 2017. A $5,000 award will be presented to one photographer. The National Photography Award winner will receive three-nights hotel accommodations in Naples, Florida and travel to attend the preview reception on June 16, 2017. Three distinguished jurors will review all entries and nominate the National Photography Award Winner. $28 entry fee. Deadline: March 22, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 2392626517.
National
Call for Artists
Mar23

Lodi Community Art Center 57th Annual Spring Art Show

The Lodi Art Community Center announces a call to artists for the 57th Spring Art Annual, May 5-20, 2017 in Lodi, CA. $3,000+ in awards. Juror: Carolyn Lord. You will notice several changes this year. The show is at our gallery in Lodi's charming old downtown, an area filled with wine tasting rooms, galleries, small shops, and restaurants. Categories: Oils and Acrylics, Watercolor, Drawing and graphics, Mixed Media, 3D Sculpture. Early Bird, 2 entries for $35 plus $15 each for additional entries. After Feb 19, 2 entries for $40, $15 each for additional entries. Deadline: March 23, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 209-333-3855.
International
Call for Artists
Mar24

Courage

Linus Galleries announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition. These are times of real courage, of strength, of protest, and resilience. Take those thoughts and emotions and express through your art the concept of Courage. Open to all professional and amateur artists. All art mediums will be considered: photography, wall sculpture, ceramics, fabric, mixed media, all paintings and drawings including, oil, acrylic, pastels, ink, graphite, etc. $35 for 3 entries, $5 for additional entries. Deadline: March 24, 2017. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Mar25

Open "No Theme" Art Contest (2nd Annual)

International Gallery of the Arts (IGOA) announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition, April 1-30, 2017. Open to all international artists, 18 and older. There is no specific theme for this exhibit! All types and mediums of fine art will be accepted. (Eg: Photography, drawing, painting, mosaic, digital, sculpture, street art, murals, fibre, fabric, glass etc.) The exhibit will be displayed as a 2D group art show with the top 10 winning entries featured in the virtual (3D) art show. Magazine inclusion for the top 10 artists. $15.00 USD for 1-3 images. Deadline: March 25, 2017. More info. Contact: email
National
Call for Artists
Mar26

VAA 34th Juried Open Exhibition

The Visual Arts Alliance announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, May 1 - June 3, 2017 at Spring Street Studios in Houston, TX. Over $3,000 in cash will be awarded. Juror: Rachel Cook. Open to all artists aged 18 and over. Artwork may be created from any media, in both 2-D and 3-D with the exception of video works. Members: $50 / 4 entries, Non-members: $60 / 4 entries. Deadline: March 26, 2017. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Mar26

Contemporary Art Gallery Online Announces an International Call for Artists

Contemporary Art Gallery Online announces a call to artists for an online juried art exhibition, April 1-30, 2017. Jurors: Sharon Drinkard - Curator of Contemporary Art Gallery Online, Michael Harris - Art Collector, Gallery Board Member, Portia T. Webb. All 2D and 3D artists regardless of their experience or education in the art field are encouraged to enter. Artists should submit their best representational and non-representational art. This competition will be judged within three categories; Paintings, Photography & Digital Art and Mixed Media & 3D Work. Awards will be given for the top 5 to 8 works selected, (this will depend on the number of submissions in each category). In addition to the winning images, depending on the amount and the quality of the entries received, Honorable Recognition awards will also be presented. Entry Fee: $15 for up to three images and $25 for up to five images. Funds in US Dollars. Deadline: March 26, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 844-210-7722.
Regional
Call for Artists
Mar27

CT+6, A Regional Juried Exhibit

The West Hartford Art League announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, April 30 - June 4, 2017 in West Hartford, CT. $1000 Best in Show, $750 2nd Place, other awards and prizes. Juror: Min Jung Kim, Director, New Britain Museum of American Art. Open to artists living in CT, New York, and New England in the following mediums: Painting, drawing, mixed media, sculpture, photography, ceramics, printmaking, and collage. Up to four works may be entered. Limit two acceptances. Work must have been created during the last 2 calendar years and not previously exhibited in a WHAL juried show. Framed dimensions may not exceed 50 inches on longest side. Sculptures may not weigh more than 50 lbs. $20 each for non-members or 4 for $80. $15 each for members or 4 for $60. Deadline: March 27, 20017. More info. Contact: email or call 860-231-8019.
International
Call for Artists
Mar27

Photographic call for entry "The Imperfect Lens"

A Smith Gallery in Johnson City, Texas announces a call to artists for a juried photography exhibition, May 12 to July 10, 2017. Awards are $325 for Juror's Selection, $250 for Director's Selection and $100 for Visitors' Award. Juror: Susan Burnstine. Photographers of all levels are invited to submit work reflecting the theme "The Imperfect Lens." Images captured using toy, pinhole and homemade lenses are eligible for submission. The camera that the lens is attached to is immaterial. $35 for the first 5 images and $6 for each additional image. Deadline: March 27, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 512-422-4080.
National
Call for Artists
Mar27

Utopia/Dystopia: A National Juried Exhibition

Main Street Arts in Clifton Springs, NY seeks entries for a national juried exhibition, May 20 - June 30, 2017. $1,000 in cash awards, "Best in Show" receives $500! Juror: John Massier, curator at Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center in Buffalo, NY. Artists are invited to submit images depicting visions of the future. Artwork may reflect the idea of utopia, dystopia, or a combination of the two, as interpreted by the artist. Open to artists working in all media. This exhibition is open to all U.S. residents at least 18 years of age. Utopia: An imagined place or state of things in which everything is perfect. Dystopia: An imagined place or state in which everything is unpleasant or bad, typically a totalitarian or environmentally degraded one. $30 for up to 3 submissions, $35 for up to 6. Deadline: March 27, 2017. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call (315) 462-0210.
International
Call for Artists
Mar27

2nd Annual "Waterscapes" Juried Art Competition

Fusion Art invites submissions for its 2nd Annual "Waterscapes" online juried art exhibition for the month of April 2017. For this competition artists, including photographers, are encouraged to share their artistic vision and interpretation of "Waterscapes". The theme includes any art or photography which depicts any type of body of water including the ocean, lakes, rivers, ponds, streams, etc. The artwork can range from realism to surrealism to abstraction and all artists and photographers over 18, regardless of location or experience, are encouraged to submit their best art and photography. $25 for first 2 images / $10 each additional image. Deadline: March 27, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 760-832-7031.
International
Call for Artists
Mar27

Scapes 3

Art-Competition.net announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition. $8,125 in cash and art marketing prizes. This competition is open to all artists and photographers worldwide. The participant must be 18 years of age or older working in any still art medium: painting, drawing, collage, photography, digital art, fiber art, etc. $20 for the first image, $10 each additional image. Deadline: March 27, 2017 (Midnight EST). More info. Contact: email or call 845-260-5665.
International
Call for Artists
Mar27

Call for Art - 7th Annual "Figurative" Online Art Competition

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition, April 1-30, 2017. Extensive worldwide publicity and promotion to the winning artists. Juror: John R Math. 2D and 3D amateur or professional artists, including photography, international call, no geographic retsrictions. $14.00 for 1 to 2 entries & $24.00 for 3 to 5 entries. Deadline: March 27, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 888-490-3530.
International
Call for Artists
Mar29

Center Forward | 8th Annual Open Theme Call for Entry

The Center for Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins, Colorado seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, August 25-September 30, 2017. Center Award: $500, Forward Award: $300, Honorable Mention Awards: 1-year membership and submission to a Call for Entry. Juror: Hamidah Galsgow. Our calls for entry are open to all photographers world wide, both amateur and professional, internationally. The Center invites photographers working in all mediums, styles and schools of thought to participate. Members: $29 for the first three images, Non-Members: $36 for the first three images. Deadline: March 29, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 970/224-1010.
International
Call for Artists
Mar30

Call for Artists: Anima Mundi | Venice May-Nov 2017

It's LIQUID Group, in collaboration with Ca' Zanardi, is pleased to announce the open call for Anima Mundi 2017, the International Art Festival, curated by Luca Curci and Andrea Chinellato, that will be presented in Venice at Palazzo Ca' Zanardi and other prestigious venues and historical buildings, in the months between May and November 2017, in the same period of the 57th Venice Art Biennale. Anima Mundi consists of 3 main events, Rituals (May 13 - July 2), Consciousness (July 13 - September 3) and Visions (September 14 - November 26). Artists, photographers, video/film makers, architects, designers, galleries, museums, institutions, universities and art professionals are invited to submit their project proposals on the festival themes for the exhibitions. Deadline: March 30, 2017. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Mar31

F The Art World - International Art Competition

Unarthodox Gallery seeks entries for a group art show, May 19-28 in New York City. Open to fine artists, photographers, digital artists, graphic designers and sculptors. Seeking work that depicts a rebellious view of tradition, customs, religion and politics. Share your visual expression and subjective interpretation. $32 for up to four images. Deadline: March 31, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 646-964-4733.
International
Call for Artists
Mar31

Open Call for Art - Artist Portfolio Magazine Art Competition

Artist Portfolio Magazine announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition. 50 Artists will be chosen. 1st Place: $500 plus cover art, 2nd: $500 plus 4 page spread, 3rd: $250 plus 4 page spread, 47 Honorable Mentions featured in Artist Portfolio Magazine. Open to all art styles, art mediums and artists worldwide regardless of your standing in the art world. We receive entries from artists who are just starting out (we've even featured some on our past covers) to artists who make a living in the art world and everyone is treated equal and given the same amount of respect. $25 for 4 works of art. Deadline: March 31, 2017. More info.
National
Call for Artists
Mar31

59th Annual Art on the Rocks

The Lake Superior Art Association announces a call to artists for its annual Art on the Rocks Fine Art & Craft Fair, July 29th & 30th at Mattson Lower Harbor Park on Lake Superior in Marquette, Michigan. $5,000+ in awards. All works must be handmade by exhibiting artists. Categories: 2-D & 3-D Mixed Media, Ceramics, Drawing, Fiber, Furniture, Glass, Jewelry, Photography, Printmaking, Painting, Watercolor, & Wood. $30 application fee. Deadline: March 31, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 906.235.4006.
National
Call for Artists
Mar31

Art Spectacular at the Carillon

The Rees Carillon Society announces a call to artists for Art Spectacular. Ranked #44 in the Best 200 Art Fairs in the U.S. by Sunshine Artist Magazine, the 12th annual Art Spectacular juried fine art fair will be held September 9-10, 2017 on the lawn of beautiful Washington Park in Springfield, IL, - an art-loving, art-buying, professional community! $1,300 in awards. All fine art & fine craft will be accepted for jury. Features approximately 50 professional artists with their original artwork in a wide variety of media - as well as preview sale, patron bucks, demos, kids' art sale, kids' activities, music, silent auction, and food vendors. Art Spectacular is a fundraiser for our 67-bell Carillon, one of the largest and finest in the world. Booth fees are $200 for 10'x15', $250 Corner/End, and $400 Double. $35 application fee. Deadline: March 31, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 217-787-3532.
International
Call for Artists
Mar31

Juried Exhibition "Transformation: Social"

RE:ARTISTE announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, Fall 2017 at Gallery MC in New York. Jurors: Maureen Burns-Bowie, Jayanthi Moorthy. "The Only Thing That Is Constant Is Change." - Heraclitus. Artists of all career levels are welcome to show all kinds of social and political transformations you're witnessing or taking part in due to globalization, wave of immigration (voluntary and involuntary), environmental transformation, human rights transformation (including racial inequality, feminist movement, and LGBT social movements). The following media are accepted: Photography (including documentary), Painting, Illustration, Drawing, Installation, Digital Art. $35 entry fee. Deadline: March 31, 2017. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Mar31

25th Annual International Exhibition

The Colored Pencil Society of America announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, June 10 - August 6, 2017 at The Mansion at Strathmore in North Bethesda, MD. Numerous cash awards total over $15,000, including the $5,000 CIPPY Best of Show. Juror: Dr. Joann Moser, former Senior Curator of Graphic Arts at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Open to artists worldwide, 18 years or older, working with colored pencil. Submitted works must be 100% colored pencil, original, and completed in the past three years. $35 for non-CPSA members, $25 for members covers up to two entries. Deadline: March 31, 2017. More info (PDF). Contact: email
National
Call for Artists
Mar31

Artsfest '17 Fine Arts Festival

Established in 1993, Artsfest is an annual juried arts festival (September 16 & 17, 2017) held at Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center located in Solomons, Maryland - about an hour from the Baltimore-Washington metro area. Recognized as one of the top outdoor arts festivals in the Mid-Atlantic region, Artsfest brings together some of the country's most accomplished artists for a weekend of terrific shopping, great music, and delicious food and drinks. Artsfest also features more than 25 bands and entertainment acts performing on two stages, as well as family activities and programs under the Discovery Tent and in the Zany Zone. The beauty of Annmarie Garden is the perfect backdrop for this annual celebration of the arts! We hope you will make Artsfest a must-do on your list of shows! $25 application fee. Deadline: March 31, 2017. Apply online. Contact: email or call 410-326-4640.
International
Call for Artists
Mar31

5th Annual Paint the Peninsula

Paint the Peninsula is a juried plein air painting competition entering its 5th year August 21-27. $12,000 in awards. Sponsored by the Port Angeles Fine Arts Center, twenty four professional artists from around the U.S. and Canada will paint on the glorious Olympic Peninsula within Olympic National Park in mountains and coastal areas, and in the surrounding towns of Port Angeles and Port Townsend. The result will be paintings which have been created outdoors, capturing the natural light and ambiance of the surroundings, available daily at the Arts Center gallery. This is a rare opportunity for collectors to watch artists at work and purchase a memory from a noted artist. See the website for a detailed schedule. $40 entry fee. Deadline: March 31, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 360-457-7782.
International
Call for Artists
Mar31

13th Annual Rites of Passage: Emerging Artists Exhibition

Manifest announces a call for art from students and recent graduates for Rites of Passage, an exhibition that will be held June 2-30, 2017 at Manifest Creative Research Gallery in Cincinnati, OH. $500 Best of Show Award. For a 13th straight season, we offer this challenge to (current and recent) students to show us what they have achieved, bring it off campus, and share it with our international viewing public. We believe there exists tremendous unexposed quality among people pursuing degrees in visual arts. Entrants must have graduated or plan to graduate in 2016, 2017, or 2018 from an undergraduate program of art or design. This call is open to all types/styles, media and themes of works. $36 for up to 3 entries, $10 for each additional entry. Deadline: March 31, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 513-861-3638.
International
Call for Artists
Mar31

Working Artist Purchase Award | Call for Submissions

Working Artist Org. is dedicated to discovering, collecting, and promoting great art and artists. We offer a small art purchase award to help serious artists keep working. If selected as our winner, we ask that the award recipient be willing to exchange one of their original works or smaller series of original works for inclusion in our collection, in return for our $1,000 award. Our award is open worldwide to all visual artists, including but not limited to those working in traditional styles, ie., painting, drawing, printmaking, mixed media, sculpture, glass, or with digital/new media, installation, photography and film/video. Also look out for our next quarterly Photography Award. $25 entry fee. Deadline: March 31, 2017. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Mar31

2017 Morceau Awards in Art, Fiction & Poetry

Grand Morceau & Co., a fine art gallery and publisher in San Francisco, is now accepting entries for the 2017 Morceau Awards in Art, Fiction, and Poetry. Prizes totaling $750 and publication in Morceau #1 are given to a short story, poem, and work of visual art. All styles, themes, and mediums are accepted. For submission guidelines, please visit our website. $20 per entry. Deadline: March 31, 2017. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Mar31

Sedona Art Prize International Online Painting Contest

Artists are invited to enter an online painting competition. $200 Best in Show and $100 Artists Choice award for March; $5000.00 First Prize, $1000.00 Second; $750 Third. Juror: Professional contemporary artist and author Jan Sitts. All painters over 18 years old from anywhere in the world are accepted. Entries must be photos of paintings originally created in physical, traditional media such as oil, acrylic, pastel, pencil, watercolor, and mixed media. All paintings accepted: representation and non-representational. (No digital art or photography.) $25 Registration; $10 per painting entered (or save on entries with discount packages). Deadline: March 31, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 928-282-4326 or 928-201-5082.
International
Call for Artists
Mar31

O.R.A. Call for Artists - 14 Opportunities for Solo Shows in Italy

O.R.A. is an open call for artists. Artists of all nationalities can apply with no restrictions on age, thinking, technique or any other factor. The jury is comprised of 14 professional galleries. Each of them will choose one artist to realise a solo show. All the exhibitions will open within the 2017-2018 exhibition season. The registration fee is 40 euro. Deadline: March 31, 2017. More info. Contact: email
Regional
Call for Artists
Apr1

Sightlines, 2017-2019: Call for Entries

The South Bend Museum of Art (SBMA) is seeking large-scale two- and three-dimensional artwork for long-term display in Sightlines, a collaborative project between the SBMA and the Century Center in South Bend, IN. The two year exhibition (June 17, 2017 - May 19, 2019) will highlight 3 new artists alongside 3 current artists. $1000 stipend for each selected artist. A modest printed piece will also be produced. All artists are eligible. Indoor and outdoor sites are available and will be considered for accepted proposals. Artist submission review and selection will be by representatives from the SBMA and the Century Center. $10 entry fee. Deadline: April 1, 2017, 11:59 p.m. EST. More info. Contact: email or call 574-235-9102.
Regional
Call for Artists
Apr1

Biennial 29: Call for Entries

The South Bend Museum of Art's all media Biennial 29 will present a diverse look into contemporary artwork in the Midwest and is open to all artists residing in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin. The number of exhibiting artists is deliberately limited to allow for the showing of a greater body of work by each artist. This year's exhibition (July 8 - October 1, 2017) will be juried by Miranda Lash, Curator of Contemporary Art at the Speed Art Museum. $1,500 in awards will be selected by the juror and $1,500 in purchase awards will be chosen by the South Bend Museum of Art's Collections Committee. A color brochure detailing exhibiting artists will also be produced. $20 entry fee. Deadline: April 1, 2017, 11:59 p.m. EST. More info. Contact: email or call 574-235-9102.
International
Call for Artists
Apr1

The 6th International Photography Annual Publication

Manifest seeks submissions for a Book Project! Three cash prizes of $1200, $500, and $300 for first, second, and third place winners. The award-winning International Photography Annual (INPHA) is open to a very broad range of lens-based and photographic submissions. This is not just for 'photographers' and 'photography' but also for anyone working creatively in a visual art (or design) field with work that incorporates the lens or photographic process in some significant way, including manipulated and mixed processes. As with all Manifest projects, we are open to learning just what's being done that fits within this broad scope. $36 for up to 3 entries, $10 for each additional entry. Deadline: April 1, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 513-861-3638.
International
Call for Artists
Apr1

51st Annual Lewiston Art Festival

Lewiston Council on the Arts announces a call to artists for a juried art and fine craft competition and show on Aug 8 & 9, 2017 in the historic Village of Lewiston, NY. $5,000 in Prizes: 8 categories and Best Booth Display. Over 30,000 people will attend this much anticipated outdoor festival, which attracts art lovers from Western New York and Southern Ontario, as well as international visitors from Niagara Falls, 10 minutes away. The festival is Lewiston's signature event and features work by 175 exceptional artists and fine crafters. Categories include paintings, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, fiber, glass, wood, mixed media and photography. College Alley will again feature the work of high school and college students to provide them an opportunity to gain exhibiting experience without adhering to the more stringent requirements for professional artists. The ArtZone (a free hands-on activity area), street musicians and performers will also enhance the show. Center Street becomes pedestrian only for the 2-day festival. Rain or shine. Free parking. No admission charge. Jury fee $15; Booth fee $200. Call for prospectus (716) 754-0166. Deadline: April 1, 2017. More info. Contact: email.
International
Call for Artists
Apr1

Projekt30's May 2017 Exhibition

Projekt30 is accepting submissions for our new May 2017 publicly juried exhibition. We are an artist-run arts organization dedicated to promoting emerging artists. The exhibition will include up to thirty artists; invitations will be sent to over 30,000 galleries, collectors, and fellow artists. Visitors have the option of contacting any participating artist with feedback and opportunities. As of Nov. 2016 over 200,000 messages have been sent to participating artists. 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 up to 10 images. Deadline: April 1, 2017. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Apr2

Unique Abstractions

Las Laguna Gallery in Laguna Beach, CA announces a call to artists for an upcoming art exhibition, May 4-27, 2017. Seeking unique abstract works in a variety of mediums. All artists, professional and amateur, will be considered. Works in Acrylic, Airbrush, Assemblage, Charcoal, Color Pencil, Collage, Digital Art, Drawings, Encaustic, Graphite, Illustration, Mixed Media, New Media, Oil, Painting, Pastel, Photography (Traditional and Digital), and Watercolor, will be considered. $35 entry fee. Deadline: April 2, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 949-667-1803.
National
Call for Artists
Apr3

2017 National Juried Exhibition

First Street Gallery in New York, NY announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, June 22 - July 15, 2017. Juror: Peter Colon, DC Moore Gallery, NYC. Open to U.S. resident artists 18 yrs. or older. Oils, acrylics, watercolors, pastels, drawings, prints, mixed media, photography and sculpture. Online applications only. $35.00 for 1-3 works, $5 ea. additional work, max. 6 works. Deadline: April 3, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 646-336-8053.
Regional
Call for Artists
Apr3

2017 Edgewater Gallery Juried Fine Art Exhibition

Edgewater Gallery on the Green in Middlebury, VT announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, June 1-30, 2017. Best in Show - $1000, Second Place - $500, Third Place - $250. Jurors: Claudia Fiks, Andrea Rosen. The exhibition is open to oil, acrylic, and watercolor artists from the New England states (CT, RI, MA, NH, VT, ME) plus New York, New Jersey, & Pennsylvania. Submissions are welcome from established and emerging artists age 18 and older. Each artist can submit up to 3 entries. $20/entry; $60 fee for the max of 3 entries. Deadline: April 3, 2017. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 802-989-7419.
National
Call for Artists
Apr3

Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors

View arts center in Old Forge, NY announces a call to artists for an upcoming juried exhibition, August 5 - October 8, 2017. $14,000 in awards. Judge of Selection: Ken Call, AWS, NWS, TWSA; Judge of Awards: Susan Weintraub, AWS. The show is open to artists working in transparent and opaque watercolors, acrylics, casein, egg tempera, gouache and ink. All works must be of original design and execution, comprised of 90% watermedia. Collage and works previously exhibited at View are not eligible for submission. $40/2 entry fee, $30/2 for members of View. $10 per additional image, up to 5 total. Deadline: April 3, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 315 369-6411 ext 206.
International
Call for Artists
Apr3

13th Annual Magnitude 7

Manifest announces a call to artists for Magnitude 7, an exhibition that will be held June 2-30, 2017 at Manifest Creative Research Gallery in Cincinnati, Ohio. Every year Manifest produces an exhibit of little works of art from around the world. Each iteration of the project brings in hundreds of powerful yet diminutive works for our jury to consider. Inevitably we end up with a gallery full of diverse, compelling, and exquisite little gems. Manifest's patrons eagerly await the Magnitude 7 event each year. This annual project is one of the most varied exhibits in our season. So we are always excited to offer this call to artists to submit works no larger than seven inches in any dimension (any proportion). Standard presentation devices like mats and frames that are not considered part of the work of art are not limited by the 7" criteria. This call is open to all media types, styles, and themes. $36 for up to 3 entries, $10 for each additional entry. Deadline: April 3, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 513-861-3638.
National
Call for Artists
Apr3

Fall 2017 Paradise City Arts Festival

Paradise City Arts Festivals seeks artists for an indoor art festival, October 7-9, 2017 at the Three County Fairgrounds in Northampton, MA. All fine craft and fine art media. Sculptors of large-scale work may apply for outdoor spaces. All work must be the original design of the artist, made in the artist's studio. No manufactured products, kits or reproductions eligible. See Submission Guidelines. $30 application fee. Deadline: April 3, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 800 511-9725.
International
Call for Artists
Apr9

Manifest Artist Residency: A Year Long Studio Residency in Cincinnati!

Manifest Gallery in Cincinnati, OH announces a call to artists for the Manifest Artist Residency program (MAR). Applications will be reviewed on a competitive basis. One or two artists will be selected as the recipient(s) of the MAR award. The program is open for application by any serious emerging or established visual artist, working in any media or genre. $50 non-refundable submission fee. Deadline: April 9, 2017. More info. Call 513-861-3638.
International
Call for Artists
Apr10

Shadows: Darkness and Light

Black Box Gallery in Portland, Oregon seeks entries for an upcoming juried photography exhibition, May 1-20, 2017. Juror: Ethan Jackson. 24 photographs will be selected by the juror for exhibiton at the gallery. An additional 30 photographs will be selected by the juror for exhibition in our on-line gallery annex. All 54 photographs from the show will be included in a catalog available for purchase on Blurb Books. Open to all photographers worldwide. $35 entry fee. Deadline: April 10, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 503-804-5032.
International
Call for Artists
Apr15

Call For Entries - Pennsylvania Watercolor Society 38th Juried Exhibition

The Pennsylvania Watercolor Society announces a call to artists for their annual juried exhibition, September 11 - October 28, 2017 at the Adams County Arts Council in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. $14,000 in awards. Jurors: Selection - Jeanne Dobie, Awards - Marjorie Glick. Open to all artists 18 and over working with water media on paper. Only original work never shown in any previous juried show or a PWS exhibition. No prints, copies, class work, or digital work allowed. No diptychs or triptychs. Artists may enter 1 or 2 images, but only 1 may be selected. Maximum outside frame size is 40". Minimum image size is 8" x 10". Prospectus available on the website or by email. Members: $25 for 1 or 2 images, Non-members: $40 for 1 or 2 images. Deadline: April 15, 2017. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Apr15

The Humanity Photo Awards 2017

The Humanity Photo Awards (HPA) is a biennial photography contest focusing on folklore cultures, including portrait & costume, architecture, living custom, production & commerce, festivities and traditional rites. It was founded in 1998 by the China Folklore Photographic Association and was blessed with UNESCO's support since its 2nd session in 2000. Transport allowances will be provided to more than 66 prize-winning photographers so they can attend the Award Ceremony in China, and related events that last for 3 to 6 days. 6 Grand Award winners will also receive cash prizes of US$2,000. Open to all photographers. HPA 2017 is a photo contest that devotes itself to documenting, sharing and celebrating the diversity of cultures in the world. HPA 2017 only accepts photo stories/portfolios; each entrant can submit 3 sets of photos at most; each set should consist of 8-14 photos. Free to enter. Deadline: April 15, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 861062252175.
Regional
Call for Artists
Apr15

Biggs Picture Juried Landscape Competition

Biggs Museum of American Art in Dover, DE seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, June 2 - July 23, 2017. One work will be selected as Best-in-Show for a $1,500 purchase prize to be added to the Biggs Museum collection. Juror: Jason Rosenfeld. This exhibition will present art works from all media; such as, painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, craft, and video. Each work must fit within at least one of these sub-themes: Perceived Landscape - interpretations of actual spaces at particular times; Imagined Landscapes - interpretations of spaces from the past, memory, make-believe, and/or the future; Landscapes of the Mind - interpreting psychological states of being through creations of space. The competition is open to all artists, both amateur and professional of Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. $35 entry fee. Deadline: April 15, 2017. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 302-674-2111 ext. 108.
National
Call for Artists
Apr15

Flights of Fantasy

The Arts Council of Southeast Missouri announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, June 2 - July 31, 2017 in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Best of Show $500, Second $300, Third $200. Juror: Wendy Martin. Open to all artists 18 years and older currently residing in the United States. Entries must be original, not previously exhibited at the Arts Council, or in any Arts Council sponsored Juried Exhibit. Maximum size 50"w x 72"h including frame for wall art. Maximum weight: 95 lbs. 2D Works must be framed or gallery wrapped canvas/panel, and wired for installation. No sawtooth hangers. There is some flexibility for fiber & non-traditional works, please call with any questions. 3D pieces must fit through doorway, including frame/stand. The Juror reserves the right to disqualify any work not suitably presented, or that varies from submitted image. $30 for up to three works (Arts Council Members pay $25) and $5 for each additional entry. Deadline: April 15, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 573-334-9233.
International
Call for Artists
Apr15

"Yellow" Call for Entry

Colors of Humanity Art Gallery announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition, May 1-31, 2017. Cash prizes will be given. Theme: "Yellow" - This primary color is often associated with happiness, spontaneity, amusement, gentleness, but also with envy, jealousy, and cowardice. In Iran it has connotations of sickness, but also wisdom. Yellow symbolizes many things and has different meaning in different cultures. We would like to see your interpretation of this color. We will be donating 10% of all entry fees from this show to Soles4Soles. All artists 18 and over may enter 2D works in all types of media. $20 for 1 or 2 works (You may enter more than once). Deadline: April 15, 2017. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Apr16

mon·o·chrome

Las Laguna Gallery in Laguna Beach, CA seeks art that explores values of one color for an upcoming exhibition, June 1-30, 2017. The term monochrome describes paintings, drawings, design, or photographs in one color or values of one color. Las Laguna Gallery challenges artists to explore not only the range of tones of black and white, but also explore the range of a single color. Monochrome is usually taken to mean the same as black and white or, more likely, grayscale, but may also be used to refer to other combinations containing only tones of a single color, such as green-and-white or green-and-black. It may also refer to sepia displaying tones from light tan to dark brown or cyanotype ("blueprint") images, and early photographic methods such as daguerreotypes, ambrotypes, and tintypes. All artists and multiple art mediums will be considered. No work that requires special installation or instructions will be accepted. Also, no jewelry or sculpture. $35 entry fee. Deadline: April 16, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 949-667-1803.
International
Call for Artists
Apr16

Call for Artists: 6x6x2017

The Rochester Contemporary Art Center in Rochester, NY seeks entries for RoCo6x6x2017, an international small art phenomenon now in its tenth year! Help us once again to build an incredible exhibition of thousands of artworks made and donated by celebrities, international and local artists, designers, college students, children, and you! Each artwork must be 6 by 6 inches (15 by 15 centimeters) or mounted to a 6-by-6 inch board. All artworks are displayed anonymously, so they should be signed only on the back. All entries will be accepted and exhibited both in the gallery and online until July 16, 2017, and will be on sale to the public for $20 each to benefit RoCo. Artists' names will be revealed to the buyer upon purchase, and sold-out artists' names will be revealed next to their works online July 7. Each artist may enter up to four artworks of any medium (2D or 3D), and there is no fee to enter. Deadline: April 16 (Postmarked by April 15). More info. Contact: email or call 585-461-2222.
International
Call for Artists
Apr16

Open Call: Project: Free, SIPMA '17

SIPMA Contemporary seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, May 2 - June 1, 2017 at the Printmaking Center of New Jersey in Branchburg. Juror: Jeffrey Wechsler was Senior Curator @ Zimmerli Museum. This is an all media call for artists to explore what it means to live in a free world or to have freedom of speech and expression. There are no limitations on size or media as long as it fits through an 84" door. All submission is online. $36 entry fee. Deadline: April 16, 2017. More info.
National
Call for Artists
Apr18

41st Annual Lazy Daze Arts & Crafts Festival

The Town of Cary announces a call to artists for the Lazy Daze Arts & Crafts Festival, held August 26-27 at Cary's Town Hall Campus in Cary, NC. Jerry Miller Awards - application fee and booth space fees waived for the following year. Eligible media: Clay, Digital Art, Drawing, Fiber/Leather, Furniture, Glass, Jewelry, Mixed Media (2D & 3D), Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Wood. All work exhibited must be original artwork produced by the applying artist. Work that has been produced with commercial kits, molds, patterns, plans, prefabricated forms, or other commercial methods will not be permitted. $30 application fee. Deadline: April 18, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 919-319-4560.
National
Call for Artists
Apr20

Bowery Gallery 26th Annual Juried Competition

Bowery Gallery in New York, NY announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, August 1-19, 2017. Juror: Kyle Staver. Eligible: two-dimensional media including painting, drawing, printmaking, pastel and mixed media. Sculpture, photography and digital art are not eligible. Work may not exceed 36" in height or width, including frame. $35 for 3 images, $6 for each additional image, up to 6 max. Deadline: April 20, 2017 at midnight. More info or call 646.230.6655.
Regional
Call for Artists
Apr21

Paint Out Lynchburg - 2nd Annual

The Lynchburg Art Club seeks artists for a Plein Air Paint Out in historic Lynchburg, Virginia, April 28-30 and exhibition May 5-28, 2017. $1,700 in cash awards. Exhibition judge: Priscilla Whitlock, Quick Draw event judge: Jim Muehlemann. Open to any artists age 18 and above. Blank canvases stamped at check-in. See prospectus for details. Registration for 3-day event: $50 ($45 if registered by April 11). Fee includes Paint Out participation, artist & sponsor receptions, Quick Draw competition, exhibition and award eligibility. Registration for Quick Draw event only (April 30): $15. Deadline: April 21 (early bird discount deadline April 11). More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 434-841-6831.
National
Call for Artists
Apr21

Metro Montage XVII

The Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, July 8 - September 10, 2017 in Marietta, Georgia. First Place: $750, Second Place: $500, Third Place $250. Curator of MCMA, Kelsey Moran will chair a committee of six anonymous jurors. All mediums, style, genre, subject matter or concept will be considered for this exhibition - it is a "montage" of work and talent from within the United States. Entries must be original work that is recent and has not been shown at MCMA. Photography submissions must be one of a limited edition and not showing elsewhere during Metro Montage. Entries may be no larger than 80" x 80". Please refer to the prospectus for complete submission guidelines and conditions. Members: $35, Non-Members: $40. Deadline: April 21, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call (770) 528-1444.
International
Call for Artists
Apr23

Contemporary Art Gallery Online Announces an International Call for Artists

Contemporary Art Gallery Online announces a call to artists for an online juried art exhibition, March 26th through April 22, 2017. Prizes include Memberships to Contemporary Art Gallery Online, Radio Interviews, Inclusion in the Year End Anthology Publication, Extensive Marketing and more. Jurors: Sharon Drinkard - Curator of Contemporary Art Gallery Online, Michael Harris - Art Collector, Gallery Board Member, Portia T. Webb. Artists should submit their best representational and non-representational art related to the "Botanical" theme. Paintings, Photography, Digital Art, Drawings, Sculptures, Mixed Media. $15 for up to three images and $25 for up to five images. Deadline: April 23, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 844-210-7722.
International
Call for Artists
Apr24

NOAPS Spring 2017 Online International

The National Oil & Acrylic Painters' Society (NOAPS) announces a call to artists for an online juried art exhibition. $2500 in cash plus 20 additional non monetary recognitions. A NOAPS Signature Artist will serve as the juror. Open to all National & International living artists 18 years or older working in oil or acrylic mediums. All work must be two dimensional and created in oil and/or acrylic mediums only. Art must not be older than 3 years. No size limitation. $30 for 1st entry plus $10 per additional entry to a maximum of 5 entries. Deadline: April 24, 2017. More info. Contact: email
Regional
Call for Artists
Apr24

Art on the Avenue 2017

The Caldwell Merchants Association announces a call to artists for Art on the Avenue 2017, June 3, 2017 at Bloomfield Avenue in Caldwell, NJ. $1000 in awards including $500 for Best in Show. Juror: Anita Johnson. Fine Art, Photography, Sculpture, Plein Aire, Fine Art Crafts. Only original art/crafts created by the artists will be accepted. Fine Art Crafts is a juried category; please email 2 jpeg samples of work to ajohnsonipgnj@gmail.com. Registration fee: $75 by April 24th, $90 starting April 25th. Deadline: April 24, 2017. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 973-364-1124.
National
Call for Artists
Apr24

Flora & Fauna

Arc Gallery in San Francisco seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, June 17 - July 15, 2017. The three works that express the most imaginative interpretation of the theme will be awarded $250, copy of catalog, certificate & ribbon. Juror: Suzanne Gray. What plants or animals inhabit your Earthly Paradise? Are they life forms native to where you live or exotic flora and fauna from far reaches of the planet? Would you bring back extinct species, import life forms from other galaxies, or create phantasmagorical plants and animals from your imagination? We welcome artists whose concerns are ecology-based as well as those whose subject matter is traditionally flora, fauna or landscapes. You are invited to display your technical prowess in realism, abstraction or fantasy. Open to artists residing in the United States. Types of work accepted: Sculpture, painting, drawing, photo, printmaking, ceramics, assemblage, collage, mixed media, fiber art, artist book. $35 entry fee. Deadline: April 24, 2017. More info. Contact: email
Regional
Call for Artists
Apr25

Art of Our Century 2017: Movement

All artists living in the western region of the United States are invited to submit entries for Art of Our Century, on exhibit June 1 - September 9, 2017 at Woodbury Art Museum in Orem, UT. $500 Best in Show. Juror: Nick Mendoza. The 2017 Art of Our Century show calls for art relating to the idea of movement in all forms. Art Movements, Kinetic or Social Sculpture, Video, physical fluidity, interactive design, and emotional instigators are just some examples of relevant entries. Whether an agitation, a long journey, or a gentle progression, all work that "moves" is desirable. The action may be physical, sensory, or conceptual. All media may be entered. Works must have been created within the last year. $10 per entry, 2 entries per person. Deadline: April 25, 2017. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 801-863-4200.
International
Call for Artists
Apr26

2nd Annual "Animal Kingdom" Online Art Competition

Fusion Art invites submissions for its 2nd Annual "Animal Kingdom" online juried art exhibition for the month of May 2017. Cash prizes will be given to the top 3 winners in each catetory / Worldwide publicity and promotion to winning artists. For this competition artists and photographers are encouraged to share their artistic vision and interpretation of animals, both domestic and wild. The artwork can include any animals that live on land, in the sea or in the air. The artwork can range from realism to surrealism to abstraction and all artists and photographers over 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: April 26, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 760-832-7031.
Regional
Call for Artists
Apr30

Call for Artists: ARTSites 2017

Tri-Lakes Views announces a call to artists for an outdoor sculpture exhibit, June 2017-June 2018 at Northern El Paso County between Colorado Springs and Castle Rock, Colorado. $500 stipend per sculpture chosen. Seeking sculptures which can be mounted on pedestals outdoors and withstand wind, rain, snow and ice. No entry fee. Deadline: April 30, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 719-243-2292.
International
Call for Artists
Apr30

It's LIQUID International Contest - 4th Edition 2017

It's LIQUID Group seeks submissions for its International Contest - 4th Edition 2017, a free theme contest open to artists, architects, designers and fashion designers from all over the world, divided into ten categories: painting, installation/sculpture, photography, video art, computer graphics, architecture, performing art, product design, fashion design and illustration/drawing. The contest aims to promote contemporary art, architecture, design and fashion through all the divulging tools that the communication platform It's LIQUID Group has used for years (press release, mailing list with more than 200,000 subscribers, international contemporary art, architecture, design and fashion events realization). Extended Deadline: April 30, 2017. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Apr30

Sextet: Six Showing Three

SlowArt Productions announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, June 15 - July 8, 2017 at Limner Gallery in Hudson, NY. Juror: Limner Gallery Director. Six artists will be presented in this exhibition, each exhibiting a multiple of three works. Entry is open to all artists working in any media. $36 entry fee for up to six artworks. Deadline: April 30, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 518-828-2343.
International
Call for Artists
Apr30

Kuala Lumpur International Photoawards 2017 Portrait Prize

This juried photography exhibition will be on display September 9-19, 2017 at Whitebox Gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. $13,500 total prize money plus trophies and other prizes. Jurors: Laura Valenti of Photolucida, Azrul Kevin Abdullah, Tan Lee Kuen, Nadirah Zakariya, Nick Ng, Andreas Muhle-Pohle, Alex Moh. Open to all amateur and professional photographers from all around the world. Portraiture only. Themed Category: single images / photo stories. Theme is "Defining Family". Open Category: single images. Maximum images 10. Minimal enhancements allowed, no HDR or montages, or filter effects. Entry fee: $15 for single images and $70 for photo stories. Deadline: April 30, 2017. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
May5

37th International Exhibition

The San Diego Watercolor Society announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, October 1-31, 2017 in San Diego, CA. $16,000 in cash and merchandise. Juror: Katherine Chang Liu. Open to all artists 18 years and older. Entries must be original, created entirely by the artist, in water-based media on paper, paper-based board or Yupo/Tyvek. Collage is acceptable. Non-water-based media may be integrated, but cover no more than 20% of the art work. See prospectus for more details. $45 for 1st entry, $10 each additional entry (non-members). Deadline: May 5, 2017. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 619-876-4550.
Regional
Call for Artists
May5

IMAGES 2017: Photography Exhibition

Marin Society of Artists seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, June 15 to July 8, 2017. First Place $500, Second $200, Third $100, also Honorable Mention awards. Jurors: Michael Creedon and Liz Steketee. All styles of photography, all subjects and all types of photographic manipulation are invited. Open to all photographers over the age of 18 in California, Oregon, Washington, Nevada, Arizona and Idaho. Accepted work will be displayed in the beautiful new Marin Society of Artists gallery in San Rafael, CA. The Marin Society of Artists has been the premier Art Association in Marin County for the past 89 years, and our members are dedicated to creating and displaying art, sculpture and crafts of the highest quality. $35 for one to three entries; $50 for four to five entries. Deadline: May 5, 2017. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 510-684-3213.
International
Call for Artists
May5

62nd Annual Park Forest Fine Art Fair

The Tall Grass Arts Association seeks artists for the 62nd Annual Park Forest Fine Art Fair, September 16 & 17, 2017 at Village Green and Main Street in Downtown Park Forest, IL. Prizes for best two-dimensional, best three-dimensional, best jewelry, two "judges' choice" awards and several purchase awards. Work must be original work, produced by he artist. No mass-produced work accepted. Jewelry must show evidence of artist's craftsmanship. $35 for jurying, $175 for participation in fair. Deadline: May 5, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 708-748-3377.
International
Call for Artists
May10

10th Annual Horizontal Grandeur Juried Fine Arts Exhibition

The Stevens County History Museum in Morris, MN announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, June 22 - November 10. Awards for People's Choice, Artists Choice. Bill Holms' essay Horizontal Grandeur is the inspiration. Open to all residents residing in the United States or Canadian Providences with a prairie. All pieces must have a prairie related theme and be original to the artist. Paintings, drawings, photographs, fiber, hand-pulled prints, fired clay, mixed media, sculptures, etc. Oil paintings must be fully dry and framed. Drawings, prints, photography and watercolors must be framed and under glass (canvases do not need to be under glass). 2-D pieces must be ready to hang, including wires, and must not exceed 240 inches (overall perimeter measurement), frame included. Sculptures must not weigh more than 100 pounds or exceed 4 feet in either direction. If your piece exceeds these guidelines, please contact us to discuss. $5/piece. Deadline: May 10, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 320.589.1719.
Local
Call for Artists
May10

2nd Annual 'ON Stage' Online Art Contest

Scottsdale Artists' School and ON Media Publications invite Arizona artists to participate in the 2nd Annual 'ON Stage' Online Art Contest. We are seeking an original piece of artwork that best represents the Performing Arts, specifically in the areas of dance, music, and theater. The winning artist will have their artwork printed on the cover of ON Stage Arts Preview, a 60+ page publication showcasing Arizona's 2017-2018 Performing Arts calendar. Over 125,000 guides will be distributed to arts-loving patrons across the state. In addition to their artwork appearing on the cover, the winning artist will also receive an article write-up in the publication and $200 gift card to Scottsdale Artists' School. This is an amazing opportunity to create exposure for your work! Artist must be an Arizona resident (at least 18 years of age), artwork must reflect the overall theme of the Performing Arts (dance, music, and theater), and must be created from a 2-D medium (digital artwork not accepted). $15 per entry. Deadline: May 10, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 480-990-1422.
National
Call for Artists
May13

American Plains Artists 32nd Annual Juried Exhibit & Sale

American Plains Artists announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, August 3-November 5, 2017 at the New Mexico Farm & Ranch Heritage Museum in Las Cruces, NM. Over $17,000 in Awards including $2,000 Best of Show. Juror: Alfredo Rodriguez. Open to all artists working in traditional 2D or 3D fine art media in a realistic or representational manner reflecting the theme of the American Great Plains in past or present times--the people, wildlife, landscape, or the life of the Plains. Artwork must have been completed within the last three years and must be for sale. No photography or computer generated art allowed. $70 entry fee. Deadline: May 13, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 308-249-1488.
Local
Call for Artists
May15

87th Annual Statewide California Landscape Exhibition

The Santa Cruz Art League announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, August 11 - September 10, 2017 in Santa Cruz, California. $2,000 in awards. Juror: Frank Galuszka. Open to California residents, paintings of California landscapes and the sea. Oil, Watercolor, Acrylic, Pastel and Mixed Media will be accepted. $40 for one entry, $10 for each additional entry up to 5. SCAL Members: $35 for one entry. Deadline: May 15, 2017 (11:59pm PST). More info. Contact: email or call (831)426-5787.
International
Call for Artists
May18

The Art of Living International Photography Show

The ACCI Gallery in Berkeley, California announces a call to artists for a juried photography exhibition, September 1-24, 2017. $1,000 in awards. Juror: David Garnick. Open to all photographers worldwide, professional and amateur. The theme is "The Art of Living" - How we live. Where we live. Who we are. At work, at play, in celebration, and in contemplation. All genres invited, street, documentary, portrait, conceptual photography - work in any style that illustrates the theme. Printing and framing available to make it easy for finalists to participate. $35 entry fee. Deadline: May 18, 2017. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
May19

37th Annual Spring Photography Contest

Photographer's Forum announces a call to artists for an online photography competition. 1st Place: $2,000 & Sigma 24-35mm F2 DG HSM | Art lens. 2nd Place: $1,500 & Sigma 24mm 1.4 DG HSM | Art lens. 3rd Place: $1,000. Juried by a panel of three college-level photography instructors, TBD. Open to all amateur photographers worldwide. Subject matter is open. Enter online or by mail. All Finalists will be published. $4.95 per photo by April 14, 2017; $5.95 per photo by May 19, 2017. Deadline: May 19, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 805-963-0439, ext. 240.
Local
Call for Artists
May20

Transit Depot Fine Art Festival in Monterey

CWB Events LLC announces a call to artists for the Transit Depot Fine Art Festival, July 22-23, 2017 in Monterey, 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. $227 for a 10x10 space plus 10% commission on all sales. Deadline: May 20, 2017. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 916-936-9393.
National
Call for Artists
May22

Photo 17

The Berkeley Arts Council in Martinsburg, West Virginia announces its 2017 National Juried Photography Exhibit, to be displayed in the Berkeley Art Works Gallery, June 28 - August 12, 2017. There will be a reception on Friday, June 30, from 5-7pm. Projected awards $750. Juror: Neal Rantoul. The exhibit is open nationally to all photographers without restriction to technique. The theme for the exhibit is open. Entries must have been created by the artist within the past three years and have not been exhibited in the Berkeley Art Works gallery. $35 for 2 images + $10 each for additional images up to maximum of 4. Deadline: May 22, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 304-620-7277.
National
Call for Artists
May25

(home) - Juried Exhibition

440 Gallery in Brooklyn, NY announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, June 29 - July 30, 2017. Juror: Joan Bankemper. Open to U.S. resident artists at least 18 yrs. old. All 2-D work must be suitably framed, wired and ready for hanging. Works on paper must be framed under plexiglass or glass. Canvases must be wired for hanging. All 3-D work must be able to hang securely on the wall, sit on a shelf, pedestal or the floor. Size limit for this exhibition is 40 x 40 inches. $40 entry fee. Deadline: May 25, 2017 at midnight EST. More info. Contact: email or call 718.499.3844.
National
Call for Artists
May31

Harford Plein Air 2017

The Maryland Center for the Arts announces a call to artists for Harford Plein Air 2017, held October 8-15 at several locations throughout Harford County, MD. $10,500 in awards. Artists must be at least age 18 to apply. Upload 3 images of recent plein air work completed within the last two years and painted without the use of photographs. Acceptable media are oil, acrylic, pastel, and watercolor. Apply using the online "EntryThingy" form on the Maryland Center for the Arts website. $25 entry fee. Deadline: May 31 2017 . More info. Contact: email or call 443-567-5216.
International
Call for Artists
May31

The 5th Eros Awards

TZIPAC is excited to launch The 5th Eros Awards. This is an international juried competition that celebrates the magic of fine art nude photography. We seek to honour the finest in classic and contemporary nude photography and artworks from around the world. Up for grabs is the grand prize of US$2000, and our beautifully custom-made TZIPAC medal. Entrants are encouraged to explore their own unique understanding of the meaning and boundaries of what constitutes "Fine Art Nude photography". However, submitted artworks must not move beyond the boundaries of consenting sexuality. TZIPAC will not tolerate any artworks that include references to minors, bestiality, or violence. All models who are featured in submitted artworks must be 18 years old and over. $1 per image for Stage 1. Deadline: May 31, 2017. More info. Contact: email
National
Call for Artists
May31

Black & White National Juried Art Show - NYC

The Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition announces our 3rd Black & White National Juried art show opening July 29, 2017. $3,000 in cash awards. Juror: Alison Hokanson, Assistant Curator of European Paintings at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. Black & white is primal, the underneath, the foundation, of the opulence of color; black & white is where we register motion and, when the cones do not have sufficient light, our rods optimize our survival in the night woods. Black & White intends to explore this underground of survival and few words. Our unique, enormous space affords us the opportunity to exhibit really huge work, and we welcome it. Open to all residents of the U.S. and its Territories 18 years of age or older. This is a juried exhibition for artists working in all traditional and non-traditional 2D and 3D media, including film/video when part of an installation. Early Bird: $45/3; Final Deadline $65/3. $5 each addt'l image. Deadline: May 31, 2017. More info (PDF). Contact: email
National
Call for Artists
May31

Tamron Student Showcase Contest/Tamron USA

Tamron USA announces a photography contest showcasing student work and rewarding image excellence. This is a wonderful opportunity to gain international exposure and recognition for your work. Grand Prize: Win any Tamron lens of your choice plus recognition in the Tamron EDU newsletter and social channels. 20 Honorable Mentions: Win a Tamron Nike Polo Shirt plus recognition in the Tamron EDU newsletter and social channels. No entry fee and you can enter as many images as you like. Deadline: May 31, 2017. More info.
National
Call for Artists
Jun1

5th Bower Center Annual National Juried Exhibition

Bower Center for the Arts in Bedford, VA announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, July 25-August 26, 2017. 1st Place: $500 & Solo exhibit; 2nd: $300; 3rd: $100; 3 Awards of Merit at $50 each. Juror: Halide Salam. Works will be accepted in numerous media including, but not limited to, painting, drawing, print-making, collage, mixed media, photography, mosaics, sculpture, fabric, metal and glass (stained and fused). Open to all artists over the age of 18. All entries must be original works (no reproductions) and created by the artists within the past three years and not been in a previous juried exhibit at Bower Center. $30 entry fee. Deadline: June 1, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 540-586-4235.
International
Call for Artists
Jun1

Americas 2017: All Media

The Northwest Art Center announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, held August 15-28, 2017 at Hartnett Hall Gallery, Minot State University in ND. Cash and purchase awards, solo exhibit for best of show. Juror: Greg Blair, Associate Professor of Art at Northern State University in Aberdeen, SD. Works in any medium, traditional or experimental, qualify. All works must be original and not measure over 60 inches in any direction. Work must have been completed within the last two years and not previously exhibited in an Americas 2000 exhibition. Entries will be judged from high resolution electronic images. 2 Entries/$25; Additional Entries $5 ea; Limit 5. Deadline: June 1, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 701-858-3264.
International
Call for Artists
Jun1

In Search of Original Artwork for the ArtQuench Masters Edition Art Book

ArtQuench is accepting both emerging and professional artists work in painting, drawing, photography, digital photo, mixed media and sculpture. All work must represent originality and hold inspirational values. This top quality coffee table style art book will be available for purchase to the public and sent to galleries. Only accepted work will pay the entry fee. $49.00 entry fee. Deadline: June 1, 2017. More info. Contact: email
National
Call for Artists
Jun1

Summerlin Festival of Arts

Artists are invited to apply for the Summerlin Festival of Arts, held October 14-15, 2017 in the Downtown Summerlin development of Las Vegas, Nevada. Juror: Nancy Higgins. Fine arts and crafts. No apparel or food products. $25 application fee. Deadline: June 1, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 702-467-3540.
National
Call for Artists
Jun2

30th National Juried Exhibition

The South Cobb Arts Alliance announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, August 14 - September 20, 2017 at the Mable House Arts Center in Mableton, GA. $1000 First Prize, $500 Second Prize, $250 Third Prize, and two $125 Awards of Excellence. Juror: Joe Remillard (http://www.joeremillard.com/). Open to artists 18 or older and residing in the U.S. Original work not copied from copyrighted or published art or photographs, not previously shown with South Cobb Arts Alliance, and completed within the last two years. All 2-D including acrylic, watercolor, color pencil, drawing, encaustic, mixed media, collage, oil, soft or oil pastel, pen & ink, photography, printmaking (but excluding all print reproductions such as Giclee). All 3-D sculpture including clay, fiber, glass, metal, plaster, stone, wood, as well as other materials. See size restrictions in the prospectus. $35 entry fee. Deadline: June 2, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 678-570-0001.
National
Call for Artists
Jun3

E3 Gallery Summer Juried Exhibit: Let It Enfold You

E3 Gallery in Missoula, MT invites artists to submit original artwork to its Summer Juried Art exhibition, channeling the theme "Let It Enfold You", inspired by the Charles Bukowski poem. Exhibition Dates: July 7 - August 26, 2017. Cash awards. We are welcoming a showcase of 2D and 3D visual fine art by artists in any chosen medium (including performance art for the receptions on July 7 & August 4). Creativity is encouraged and we welcome emerging as well as established artists. Open to all artists in the United States, 18 years of age or older. Artists may submit up to 5 artworks. $25 for 5 pieces; additional $5 for oversize work (over 48" any direction). Deadline: June 3, 2017 - midnight. More info. Contact: email or call 406-830-3168.
International
Call for Artists
Jun6

Spectacular - Open Theme Exhibition

Las Laguna Gallery is seeking spectacular works of art in a variety of different mediums for an upcoming art exhibition, July 6-29, 2017 in Laguna Beach, CA. There is no theme for this call for art. All artists, professional and amateur, will be considered. $35 entry fee. Deadline: June 6, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 949-667-1803.
Regional
Call for Artists
Jun12

Incline Village Fine Art Festival

CWB Events LLC announces a call to artists for the Incline Village Fine Art Festival, August 11-13, 2017 at Preston Field in Incline Village, NV. 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. $285.00 for a 10' X 10' or $470.00 for 10' X 20' space, plus 10% commission on all sales. Deadline: June 12, 2017. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 916-936-9393.
National
Call for Artists
Jun15

notBIG(4) fourth bi-annual small arts competition

M S Rezny Studio/Gallery in Lexington, KY announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, July 25 - August 31, 2017. $500 1st Prize Award; Three $100 Honorable Mention Awards and Purchase Award. Juror: Kurt Gohde, Professor of Art, Transylvania University, Lexington, KY. Open to all individual artists working in the contemporary arts. There is no intended theme for the work; it just needs to fit the criteria of being "small art." No works over 12 inches in any direction including frame. This is an open call for any medium including but not limited to: painting, sculpture, ceramics ,collage, mixed media, photograph, fiber, printmaking, glass. $25 entry fee for the first three images, $5 for each additional image, maximum 5 images. Deadline: June 15, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 859 252-4647.
Regional
Call for Artists
Jun15

We are now accepting applications for the La Jolla Art and Wine Festival, held October 7 and 8, 2017 at Girard Ave in the heart of La Jolla, CA. First place in each Category and Best in Show. Whether you are an oil painter, watercolor, mixed media, ceramic, glass, sculpture or jewelry, the La Jolla Art and Wine Festival (LJAWF) has something special for you. Feel good about giving back to the community as we raise essential funds for La Jolla public schools. $25 application fee. Deadline: June 15, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 760-207-1606.
National
Call for Artists
Jun18

The Laumeister Fine Art Competition

The Bennington in Bennington, Vermont announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, July 29 - September 17, 2017. Total Awards: $5,250. Juror: Calvin Liang, a highly respected member of the Oil Painters of America and the California Art Club. Work is not limited to subject and each year this show offers our patrons a very impressive collection of work by many of today's finest artists. Representational work completed in a fine art medium (no photography at this time) will be considered. The jpeg image file submitted for consideration should be at least 10 inches and 300 dpi. There are no size limitations but please keep in mind that artists are asked to pay for shipping. $35.00 for the first two entries and $15 for each additional. Deadline: June 18, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 802-442-7158.
Regional
Call for Artists
Jun19

Reno Art Fest

CWB Events LLC announces a call to artists for the Reno Art Fest, August 19-20, 2017 at Reno City Plaza in Reno, NV. $1750 (total of 3 awards). 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. $175.00 for a 10' X 10' or $295.00 for 10' X 20' space, plus 10% commission on all sales. Deadline: June 19, 2017. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 916-936-9393.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
International
Call for Artists
Jul24

NorthEast Watercolor Society 41st International Exhibition

The NorthEast 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
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.
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
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.
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
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.

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