National
Call for Artists
Aug27

Audubon Artists at the Salmagundi Club

Audubon Artists announces the 74th Annual Exhibit at the Salmagundi Club in NYC, October 24-November 4, 2016. Over $20,000 in cash, medals, and merchandise awards. This is a juried exhibit by one of the country's historic and prestigious art organizations. The exhibit is open to all members (see website for details on becoming a member). The following medium categories are accepted: Aquamedia, Collage and Mixed Media, Graphics, Oils/Acrylics, Pastels, Sculpture. Deadline: August 27, 2016. All works will be juried. You are invited to become a member of this NYC-based art organization. More info.
International
Call for Artists
Aug27

Waterscapes International Online Juried Art Competition

Fusion Art invites artists and photographers worldwide to submit entries for its upcoming online juried art exhibition. Seeking work 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. Must be 18 years or older. Winners receive cash awards and worldwide publicity and promotion. Best in Show winners are invited to participate in our annual group show in Palm Springs, CA in Nov. 2016. Must be 18 years or older. $25 for first 2 images / $10 each additional image. Deadline: August 27, 2016. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Aug27

5th Annual "Seasons" Online Art Competition

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, September 1-30. Extensive worldwide publicity and promotion to the winning artists. Juror: John R Math. Open to amateur or professional 2D & 3D artists, including photography, age 18+, without any geographic restrictions. $14.00 for 1 to 2 entries & $24.00 for 3 to 5 entries. Deadline: August 27, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 888-490-3530.
International
Call for Artists
Aug28

Tri An Monument

The Tri An Foundation seeks an inspiring design for a monument to honor the millions of Americans and Vietnamese who fought side-by-side to stop communist aggression and give the South Vietnamese people their freedom. A public exhibition will be held, October 29-November 15 at the Veterans Memorial Park in Louisville, KY. 3 Finalists will be awarded $4,000 USD each. Jurors: Susan Rademacher (author & curator); Yung Nguyen (Immigrant); P. Q. Phan (Composer); David Biagi (Dean UK School of Architecture). This is an open competition and anyone with an idea is welcome to submit an entry--artists, sculptors, architects, landscape architects, students, professionals, etc. Submit as individuals, teams or firms. Students $35.00 USD; All others $75.00 USD. Deadline: August 28, 2016. More info.
Regional
Call for Artists
Aug28

State of the Arts 2016

The Prairie Village Arts Council announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, October 3-31, 2016 at R.G. Endres Gallery in Prairie Village, Kansas. Several awards totaling $3,500. Juror: William Rose. Open to all artists, 18 years of age or older. 2D & 3D Artwork of any media is acceptable. Artwork must be original, not more than 2 years old, not done in a class or under supervision of another artist, and not copied from published photos or from photos taken by others without their written permission. $40 entry fee. Deadline: August 28, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call (310) 994-3545.
National
Call for Artists
Aug29

Energy & Stillness National Abstract Exhibit

The Santa Cruz Art League seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, October 22 - November 13, 2016 in Santa Cruz, CA. $1,000 in awards. Juror: John Maxon. Open to all mediums. Open Nationwide, USA. If larger than 5' x 5', please contact us for more guidance before applying online. $40 Non-member/$35 SCAL Members for one entry, each additional entries is $10. May submit up to 5 entries. Deadline: August 29, 2016 (11:59pm). More info. Contact: email or call (831) 426-5787.
International
Call for Artists
Aug29

"Nature"

Art-Competition.net seeks entries for an online international competition. $8,125 in cash and extensive art marketing prizes. Submitted artwork can depict any subject of nature, whether it is a simple object of nature or a world vista. An artist's focus should inspire and enhance our appreciation and respect for nature's delicate balance, as it protects and ensures the survival of our planet. Deadline: August 29, 2016 (Midnight EST). $20 for the first image, $10 each additional image. More info. Contact: email or call 1-845-765-2943.
International
Call for Artists
Aug31

A Show Of Heads

SlowArt Productions seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, October 20 - November 19, 2016 at the Limner Gallery in Hudson, NY. Publication Awards. 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, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 518-828-2343.
International
Call for Artists
Aug31

The 2016 FL3TCH3R Exhibit - Socially and Politically Engaged Art - Multi Nation

The FL3TCHER Exhibit is open to all artists and designers 18 years of age and older. All work must be original. Greater than $500 in multiple awards, plus others TBA. The exhibit will be juried by Eric Avery, printmaker and physician and will be on display October 10 - December 19, 2016 at the Reece Museum, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, TN. First 3 entries: $40 by Aug 22, or $45 if between Aug 23-31. $10 each add'l entry. Must be paid in U.S. dollars. Deadline: August 31, 2016. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 423-534-9827.
International
Call for Artists
Aug31

Witching Hour: Imagery from Darkness

Gallery 136½ at PhotoSynthesis in Manchester, CT invites all photographic artists to submit images for an upcoming exhibition, October 15 - November 12, 2016. Juror's Award: $150, Director's Award: $100. Juror: Gayle Stevens. We are seeking images that convey interpretations of the witching hour. How do you photograph darkness? Forty to fifty photographs will be chosen by the juror to be exhibited. Deadline: August 31, 2016. $30 for the first 5 images; $6 for each additional image. More info. Contact: email or call 860-783-5443.
International
Call for Artists
Aug31

Online Art Competition, "Cityscapes"

Contemporary Art Gallery Online seeks entries from all 2D and 3D artists regardless of their experience or education in the art field. A group exhibition of all entrants will be held online September 1-30, 2016. Awards will be given for the top 5 chosen winners in the Paintings, Photography/Digital Art and Mixed Media/3D Categories. In addition to the winning images, depending on the amount and the quality of the entries received, Honorable Recognition awards will also be presented. $15 for up to 3 images and $20 for up to 5 images. Deadline: August 31, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 844-210-7722.
International
Call for Artists
Aug31

Out of the City

Atelier Alen announces a call to artists for a juried international photography exhibition, September 22 - October 3, 2016 in Munich, Germany. 1st Place - Best of Show, 2nd Place and 3rd Place. Juror: Anatoly Rudakov. All individuals of full legal capacity and aged 18 years and over at the time of participation may submit their photographs online. Entry fee: 40 EUR. Deadline: August 31, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 00498920201899.
Regional
Call for Artists
Aug31

New American Paintings 2016 Northeast 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. 40 winners will appear in the Feb/Mar 2017 edition. Juror: Laura Phipps, Assistant Curator, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY. Now accepting entries from: CT, DE, MA, ME, NH, NJ, NY, PA, RI, and VT. All styles and painting media are welcome, as long as the work is singular. $50 entry fee. Deadline: August 31, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 617-778-5265.
National
Call for Artists
Sep1

20th Annual ArtWorks of Eau Gallie Fine Arts Festival

ArtWorks of Eau Gallie in Melbourne, FL invites artists to display their original fine art or fine craft on November 19 & 20, 2016, the weekend before Thanksgiving. This outdoor festival is a working artists show. Artists display finished works for sale and also create art work in their booths. Demonstrators' Awards are included in the award monies. Artists must be present both days to present and discuss their work. $25,000 in Awards including the $3500 for the "Link Johnsten Best of Show Award." There are also sponsor purchase awards. Fee: $185 includes a non-refundable application fee of $25 and a booth fee of $160. Booth space is 12' x 12'. Deadline: September 1, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 321-242-1456.
National
Call for Artists
Sep1

What Becomes A Legend Most: Icons & Idols of the Silver Screen

karyn mannix contemporary is excited to announce that The Studio will be hosting a juried art show in conjunction with the 24th Annual Hamptons International Film Festival in East Hampton, NY. Entries must be in the theme of What Becomes A Legend Most: Icons & Idols of the Silver Screen. All mediums except installation and performance. Maximum hanging size: 36" height & 24" width. All works must be for sale. $60 1st entry. $10 each entry after. Max. of 5. Deadline: September 1, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 516-318-0000.
International
Call for Artists
Sep1

Projekt30's October 2016 Exhibition

Projekt30 is taking submissions for our October publicly juried 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 30,000 galleries, collectors, and fellow artists. All artwork 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. $35 for 10 images. Free for Projekt30 members. Deadline: September 1, 2016. More info.
National
Call for Artists
Sep3

"It's Pastel!" 8th Annual National Juried Show

The Pastel Society of New Hampshire announces a call to artists for a juried exhibition, October 22nd - November 26th at Discover Portsmouth Center, Portsmouth, NH. Over $5,000 in awards. Jurors: Christine Swann & Lyn Asselta. Open to all artists in the United States. Artists may enter up to 3 digital images. Work must be original soft pastels only (No less than 80%). No oil pastels. No classroom or workshop work allowed. Paintings must have been completed after January 1, 2014. All paintings must be for sale. Up to 3 digital images may be submitted, PSNH Members - $35, Non-Members - $45. Deadline: September 3, 2016. More info. Contact: email
National
Call for Artists
Sep3

Lore Degenstein Eighth Annual Figurative Drawing and Painting Exhibition

The Lore Degenstein Gallery seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, October 22 - December 11, 2016 in Selinsgrove, PA. $5,000 in awards. Juror: Judy Takács. Open to two-dimensional figurative artists (referencing the human figure), who are over the age of 18, working in drawing, painting, printmaking, or fiber. $25 entry fee. Deadline: September 3, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 570-372-4059.
Local
Call for Artists
Sep3

Artist Choice

SF Women Artists seeks local artists for a juried art exhibition, October 4 - November 5, 2016 in San Francisco, CA. Awards: $200, $150, $100. Juror: Matt McKinley. Open to Bay Area artists. $45 for 3 entries. Deadline: September 3, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 415.566.8550.
International
Call for Artists
Sep5

Call for Entries - "Solo Art Series #4" Online Art Competition

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery seeks entries for 4 solo art exhibitions: Sep 15, 2016 - Jan 14, 2017. Extensive worldwide publicity and promotion to the winning artists. Juror: John R Math. Open to amateur or professional 2D & 3D artists, including photography, age 18+, without any geographic restrictions. $25.00 for 5 entries. Deadline: September 5, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 888-490-3530.
International
Call for Artists
Sep6

Bring Us Your Dead

Las Laguna Gallery in Laguna Beach, CA is looking for works inspired by the Day of the Dead for an exhibition, October 6-29, 2016. All artists, professional and amateur, and multiple art mediums will be considered in this call for art. $35 for 1st image, $5 each additional. Deadline: September 6, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 949-667-1803.
International
Call for Artists
Sep7

Portraits 2017 | Photography Exhibition

The Center for Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins, Colorado seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, January 14 - February 25, 2017. Juror's Selection: $400, Director's Selection: $200, Honorable Mention Awards: 1 year membership and image submission. Juror: Karen Marks, Director of Howard Greenberg Gallery. 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 first 3 images. Non-Members: $39 for the first 3 images. Deadline: September 7, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 970/224-1010.
National
Call for Artists
Sep8

29th National Juried Exhibition

The South Cobb Arts Alliance (SCAA) seeks entries for our 29th National Juried Exhibition, October 25 - November 12, 2016 in the SCAA Gallery at Mable House Arts Center, Mableton, GA. $3000 in awards and prizes. Open to all USA residents, age 18+ and multiple mediums will be considered. Entry Fee: Members $25, Nonmembers $30. Deadline: September 8, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 770-819-3285.
International
Call for Artists
Sep9

Sensuosity Erotic Arts Festival

Cleveland Erotic Arts announces a call to artists for the Sensuosity Erotic Arts Festival, October 28-29 at the Quail Hollow Resort and Conference Center in Cleveland, OH. $300 first place, $200 second, $100 third. We are in search of high quality original works that are creative, erotic and thought-provoking. Accepted media include drawing, painting, printmaking, mixed media, collage, digital art, photography, film, and sculpture. Artists and models must be 18 years or older. Regional Show: $30 for 5 pieces, late $40; Digital Show: $20 for 10 pieces, late $30. Deadline: September 9, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 585-953-1957.
National
Call for Artists
Sep11

Sacred & Profane

Arc Gallery in San Francisco, California announces a call to artists for a national juried art exhibition, Nov 12 - Dec 10, 2016. $250 Juror's Award to 3 artists for work with most imaginative interpretation. Juror: Kim Larson, Modern Eden Gallery. Open to artists residing in the United States. $35 entry fee. Deadline: September 11, 2016. More info. Contact: email
National
Call for Artists
Sep14

2017 Miami University Young Painters Competition

Hiestand Galleries at Miami University, Oxford, OH announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, December 14, 2016 - February 10, 2017. $10,000 Yeck Purchase Prize; $1,500 2nd Place; $1,000 3rd Place. Juror: Jed Perl. Seeking Representational/ Realism painting only. Open to U.S. artists aged 25-35 years of age. $25 entry fee. Deadline: September 14, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 513-529-1883.
National
Call for Artists
Sep15

CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography

The CDS/Honickman First Book Prize in Photography is given to a North American photographer pursuing work of creative or social importance. Winners have the editorial, design, production, and marketing support to realize a body of work in print. Winners receive a grant of $3,000, publication of a book of photography, a solo exhibit, and more. Prize Judge: Peter Barberie, the Brodsky Curator of Photographs, Alfred Stieglitz Center, at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. $70 entry fee. Deadline: September 15, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 919-660-3685.
National
Call for Artists
Sep15

Kerrville Outdoor Painters Event

The Kerr Arts & Cultural Center announces a call to artists for the Kerrville Outdoor Painters Event, October 5-8, 2016 at selected sites in the Texas Hill Country. Cash and Merchandise awards. Juror: Bob Rohm. This event is open to any artist who paints in any medium using the Plein Air technique. Participating artists must paint on location using surfaces stamped during the event. Entry Fee: Early ($85); Regular ($125). Deadline: September 15, 2016. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 830-895-2911. (Image: Best of Show, 2015 "Travelall" by Susie Baker)
National
Call for Artists
Sep15

West Palm Beach Arts Festival

The Armory Art Center seeks artists for a juried arts festival, December 3-4, 2016 in West Palm Beach, Florida. This call to artists is for local, regional, and national artists working in ceramics, drawing, fiber, furniture, glass, jewelry, photography, printmaking, sculpture, mixed-media, and painting. $25 application fee. Deadline: September 15, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 561-832-1776.
National
Call for Artists
Sep15

National Photography Fellowship Competition - "Developed Work"

The Midwest Center for Photography in Wichita, KS is seeking photographers with a thematically developed body of work - those who have worked with an idea and have developed it into a solid body of work. Open to all photographers nationwide, and all photographic genre. Selected artists will have their work featured in the exhibition, October 28 - November 11 and online. One photographer will be awarded the $500 Fellowship Award, and one year artist representation at MWCP online. $40 entry fee. Deadline: September 15, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 316-269-1250.
International
Call for Artists
Sep15

"Landscapes"

Colors of Humanity Art Gallery seeks entries for a juried online art exhibition, October 1-30, 2016. Cash awards. Open to 2D works in all types of media. Theme: Landscape. All artists 18 and over may enter. We will be donating 10% of all entry fees to the Global Food Crisis Fund. $20 for 1 or 2 pieces (You may enter more than once.) Deadline: September 15, 2016. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Sep15

Open Call for Solo Exhibition in NYC

Dacia Gallery in New York, NY invites artists to submit artwork for an opportunity to have a Two-Week Solo Exhibition in October 2016 and receive $1,000 cash. All visual artists, national and international artists may apply. We are looking for new talented artists to exhibit and represent. If you are looking for gallery representation and to have a Solo Show in New York City, submit your art that we may discover your compelling work and present it to the public, gallery directors, curators and collectors. Accepted Artwork: Painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, photography, digital art, mixed media, site-specific installations, illustration, etc. $35 for 10 images. Deadline: September 15, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 917-445-5243.
International
Call for Artists
Sep16

Sustain: Call for Works Addressing the Theme of Sustainability

Manifest Gallery in Cincinnati, Ohio seeks works of art in any media, of any style or genre (abstract, conceptual, highly realistic, etc.) and of any size for an exhibit, November 11 - December 9, 2016. Works may explore the theme of Sustainability in any form, including but not limited to its four principles: ecology, economics, politics and culture. $36 for up to 3 entries, $10 for each additional entry. Deadline: September 16, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 513-861-3638.
International
Call for Artists
Sep16

Light & Color - Inaugural Exhibition 2016

Join the celebration launch of Bauhaus Prairie Art Gallery by submitting art that demonstrates your understanding and mastery of the creative power of "Light & Color." Best of Show, 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place, Honorable Mention. All types of 2-dimensional art may be submitted: traditional, abstract and contemporary. You must be 18 to enter. $30 for two entries. You may enter more than once. Deadline: September 16, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 580-362-3611.
National
Call for Artists
Sep17

83rd Annual International Exhibition of Fine Art in Miniature

The Miniature Painters, Sculptors & Gravers Society of Washington, DC announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition at the Mansion at Strathmore in North Bethesda, MD, November 20 - December 31, 2016. Juror: Judy Lalingo, Professional Artist. $7,000 in awards. Miniature artwork only. $25-$45 entry fee. Deadline: September 17, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 301-977-2190.
International
Call for Artists
Sep19

Schema: Call for Works Exploring the Concept of the Self

Manifest Gallery in Cincinnati, Ohio seeks works of art in any media, of any style or genre (abstract, conceptual, highly realistic, etc.) and of any size for an exhibit, November 11 - December 9, 2016. While true 'self portraits' are perfectly acceptable, works are not required to be literal self-images, but may instead be metaphorical, allegorical, autobiographical, virtual, etc. $36 for up to 3 entries, $10 for each additional entry. Deadline: September 19, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 513-861-3638.
International
Call for Artists
Sep20

Art for Animals Juried Art Exhibition for Charity

Fusion Art announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, December 7-31, 2016. Twelve winners will have their artwork featured in the Palm Springs gallery. Juror: Chris Hoffman. Open to artists and photographers worldwide over the age of 18. $35 for first image / $5 for each additional image. Deadline: September 20, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 760-832-7568.
Regional
Call for Artists
Sep23

Texas Mushroom Festival Poster Contest

The Texas Mushroom Festival seeks entries for its Poster Contest. First Place $100. Original artwork created by entering artist, 18" x 24" vertical or horizontal. It is a Mushroom Festival Contest - please be creative, we want to show your art. $10 entry fee. Deadline: September 23, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 979 229-3980.
International
Call for Artists
Sep23

Baker's Dozen

The Arts Guild New Jersey announces a call to artists for a juried exhibition, Feb. 19 - March 16, 2017. 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Places Awarded + free listing in Artist Registry. Judging will be conducted by Arts Guild New Jersey's Executive Director, Lawrence Cappiello as well as additional artist jurors. Open to all artists working in any media. Artists must be a minimum age of 18. Work must have been completed in the past 5 years, and may not have been exhibited previously at Arts Guild New Jersey. All media will be considered, with the exception of crafts, such as jewelry, pottery and glass. $20 entry fee. Deadline: September 23, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 732-381-7511.
National
Call for Artists
Sep24

88th Grand National Exhibition

American Artists Professional League, Inc. seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, November 7-18 at the Salmagundi Club in New York, NY. $20,000 in Awards and Gold Medals. Jurors: Brandon Soloff, Sam Adoquoi. Open to all artists 18 or older. One or two works may be submitted for selection in the same media only; however, only one entry per artist may be accepted. Works only in Representational or Traditional Realism will be considered. Original oil, acrylic, watermedia, mixed media, pastel, graphics and sculpture not previously exhibited with the AAPL. Members: $30/first entry; $15/second entry; Non-Members: $60/first entry; $30/second entry. Deadline: September 24, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 212-645-1345.
National
Call for Artists
Sep25

Kansas Watercolor Society National Exhibition

Mark Arts (formerly The Wichita Center for the Arts) seeks entries for a juried exhibition, November 18 - December 30, 2016 in Wichita, KS. $2,750 in awards. Juror: Dean Mitchell. Open to artists living and working in North America. Only original paintings in primarily aqueous medium (no water-based oils) on paper are acceptable. $30 for two entries; each subsequent $5 with max of 12. Deadline: September 25, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 316-634-2787.
International
Call for Artists
Sep26

6th Annual "Open" (No Theme) Online Art Competition

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces a call to artists for an online group art exhibition, October 1-31, 2016. Extensive worldwide publicity and promotion to the winning artists. Juror: John R Math. All 2D and 3D artists (including photographers) 18+ from around the world are invited to submit entries. $14 for 1 to 2 entries & $24 for 3 to 5 entries. Deadline: September 26, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 888-490-3530.
National
Call for Artists
Sep27

Celebrate, Contemplate: national juried exhibition

Flow Art Space in St Paul announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, November 30 - December 17, 2016. The holidays conjure differing reactions. For some, it's a time for gathering and celebrating with friends or family. Others find it a challenging time and prefer quiet contemplation or even hibernation. Share your take on the season. 2D and 3D art in all mediums will be considered. Artists must ship work from within the United States and work must be returned to a United States address. Artists must be 18+ years of age to apply. Work that requires freight delivery will not be considered. $40 for 4 images, $5 each addl image. Deadline: September 27, 2016. More info (PDF). Contact: 612-564-3569.
International
Call for Artists
Sep30

Materials: Hard + Soft International Contemporary Craft Competition and Exhibition

The Greater Denton Arts Council seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, February 4 - May 6, 2017 in Denton, TX. $2,500 will be awarded. Juror: JoAnn Edwards. Works produced in any of the craft media: clay, fiber, glass, metal, paper, wood, or any combination of craft media, are acceptable. Entries must be the complete work of the submitting artist. Kits or commercially designed works will not be accepted. All work must have been completed within the past two years (2014-2016) and not previously exhibited at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center. $40 entry fee. Deadline: September 30, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 940-382-2787.
National
Call for Artists
Sep30

Atlas Art Contest

The Atlas Society seeks entries for the online Atlas Art Contest. Cash awards: First place: $5,000, Second place: $2,500, Third place $1,000. Four judges will pick the top finalists, then the winners will be selected by public vote. Jurors include renowned sculptor Sabin Howard. U.S. artists only. All visual media. Theme: The Entrepreneur. $10 entry fee. Deadline: September 30, 2016. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Oct1

Sugarloaf Craft Festivals - Fall 2016

Sugarloaf Craft Festivals is seeking artists for its Fall juried art festivals: October 7-9 in Timonium, MD; October 14-16 in Gaithersburg, MD; October 21-23 in Somerset, NJ; November 4-6 in Oaks, PA; November 18-20 in Gaithersburg, MD; December 9-11 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 Jurying Fee. More info. Contact: email or call 301-990-1400.
International
Call for Artists
Oct1

Wearable Expressions 2017

An international juried exhibition of wearable art, January 21 - April 16, 2017 at the Palos Verdes Art Center in Palos Verdes, CA. $20,000 in awards: Fiber, Jewelry, Accessories - 1st, 2nd, 3rd and Unique Use of Materials in each, plus 4 individual categories. International panel of jurors. Adults 18 years or older, individual or collaborative entries are invited, innovative materials and techniques encouraged. Each entry must be original work completed within the last two years. $40 for up to 3 entries. Deadline: October 1, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 310-991-7144.
International
Call for Artists
Oct1

7th Annual Manifest Prize

Manifest Gallery seeks entries for an upcoming exhibit, December 16, 2016 - January 13, 2017 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Open to works of any media, any genre/style, any size. The winner takes all! $5000 and a four-week solo exhibit of the winning work displayed along with juror statements. $36 for up to 3 entries, $10 for each additional entry. Deadline: October 1, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 513-861-3638.
International
Call for Artists
Oct2

Endangered Art & Photography Contest 2016

This global, juried, online art contest aims to focus attention on the plight of endangered and threatened species/habitats. Cash prizes totaling $2,750 will be awarded in each category, and $500 will be awarded in the Young Artists Contest. A selection of entries will be exhibited in Miami, Nov 28 - Dec 1. Entries should interpret or reflect "Endangered" - a celebration of the beauty of endangered or threatened species/habitats; or an illustration of the threats facing endangered species/habitats. Species do not have to be formally listed as endangered as long as an element of threat exists. Categories: Fine Art (including Sculpture), Photography, and Wearable Art (including Jewelry). $25 per entry as a donation to the Center for Great Apes, or $5 for each Young Artists entry. Deadline: October 2, 2016. More info. Contact: email
National
Call for Artists
Oct3

National Small Works Competition and Exhibition - "Lucky 13"

Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery in Mesquite, NV seeks entries for a juried exhibition, November 1 - December 31, 2016. $1,300 in Cash Prizes! Open to all artists residing in the U.S., 18 years or older. Wall hanging art only. No non-hanging art. Maximum size 13x13 inches by 5 inches deep, including frame. Artwork must be original, no reproductions or copies and cannot have won an award at the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery. Must be priced for sale. No saw tooth hangers. $13 per piece. Deadline: October 3, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 702-346-1338.
National
Call for Artists
Oct5

The Second Catskill Digital Art Competition

Atelier Progressif in Catskill, NY seeks entries for a digital art competition. Awards: Solo exhibition. Juror: Yechiam Gal. Open to artists age 18 and over working with digital media. What we want: Audio, multi-media, and new media pieces. All submissions should employ digital media tools in some way. $45 entry fee. Deadline: October 5, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 518-768-7787.
Regional
Call for Artists
Oct5

Regional Showcase (Open Call): Texas

Manifest Creative Research Gallery seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, December 16, 2016- January 13, 2017 at Manifest Creative Research Gallery in Cincinnati, OH. This is a competitive open call to showcase works created by artists living in Texas with no predefined expectation for type or style of work to be considered or selected. $36 for up to 3 entries, $10 for each additional entry. Deadline: October 5, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 513-861-3638.
Regional
Call for Artists
Oct5

Regional Showcase (Open Call): Minnesota

Manifest Creative Research Gallery seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, December 16, 2016- January 13, 2017 in Cincinnati, OH. This is a competitive open call to showcase works created by artists living in Minnesota with no predefined expectation for type or style of work to be considered or selected. $36 for up to 3 entries, $10 for each additional entry. Deadline: October 5, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 513-861-3638.
National
Call for Artists
Oct7

F*ck U! In the Most Loving Way

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

Oil vs. Acrylic Challenge

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

Tapped: Works by Artists and their Current or Former Professors

Manifest Gallery in Cincinnati, Ohio seeks entries for an upcoming exhibit, December 16, 2016 - January 13, 2017. Out of respect for the artist-teacher bond, and in honor of professors working hard to help artists tap into a higher mind relative to art and life, Manifest offers our 7th Annual Tapped, an exhibit that presents works of art by current or former professor/student pairs. Works made by the student and the professor will be featured individually, and both professor and student must enter separately. $36 for up to 3 entries, $10 for each additional entry. Deadline: October 7, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 513-861-3638.
Statewide
Call for Artists
Oct8

CAM: Biennial

The Coos Art Museum in Coos Bay, Oregon seeks entries for an upcoming exhibition, October 14 - December 2. The "Peoples Choice Award" winner will be given a solo exhibition in 2017. Open to original works of art created in the past 3 years by artists who reside in Oregon. No commercial artwork or reproductions of any kind. See prospectus for limitations. $15 for one submission, $10 each for next 2. Deadline: October 8, 2016. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 541-267-3901.
International
Call for Artists
Oct10

Scottsdale Arts Festival

The Scottsdale Cultural Council seeks artists for the Scottsdale Arts Festival, March 10-12, 2017 at the Scottsdale Civic Center Park, 7380 E. 2nd St, Scottsdale, AZ 85251. $1000 Best of Show. Juried fine arts & crafts festival. Event information and rules/regulations are listed on the prospectus. $35 application fee, $475 for 10'x10' booth, $950 for 10'x20' booth. Deadline: Midnight, October 10, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 480-874-4671.
Regional
Call for Artists
Oct12

Texas Mushroom Festival Fine Art Contest and Show

The Texas Mushroom Festival seeks entries for its Annual Art Contest and Show, October 22, 2016 at the Truman Kimbro Convention Center in Madisonville, Texas. 1st Place $500, 2nd Place $150, 3rd Place $50. Open to all medias of artwork: Watercolor, Oil, Acrylic, pen and ink, pastel or pencil. Must be 18 years or older and creator of the original artwork entered. Entries must be child friendly, no nudity or violence. $20 entry fee. Deadline: October 12, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 979 229-3980.
International
Call for Artists
Oct15

The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival

The Woodlands Arts Council seeks artists for a juried arts festival, April 7-9, 2017 at Town Green Park / The Woodlands Waterway in The Woodlands, TX. All work must be designed and executed by the artist. No use of commercial kits or molds. Submit 4 images (three images of work and one booth image) with application. $40 entry fee. Deadline: October 15, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 832.776.7765.
National
Call for Artists
Oct17

Small Works 2016

Main Street Arts in Clifton Springs, NY announces its 3rd national juried exhibition of small artwork (12 inches or smaller in any direction), December 3, 2016 - January 6, 2017. $2,000 in cash awards, "Best in Show" receives $1,000! Juror: Bleu Cease, Executive Director/Curator of Rochester Contemporary Art Center. Open to all U.S. residents at least 18 years of age, working in all media excluding video/sound and installation art. $30 for up to 3 images. $35 for 4-6 images. Deadline: October 17, 2016. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call (315) 462-0210.
National
Call for Artists
Oct17

The Cup, The Mug: A National Juried Exhibition of Drinking Vessels

Main Street Arts in Clifton Springs, NY announces a national juried exhibition, December 3, 2016 - January 6, 2017. $1,000 in cash awards, "Best in Show" receives $500! Juror: Peter Pincus, ceramic artist and instructor living and working in Rochester, NY. Open to all U.S. artists 18 years and older working in ceramics, glass, wood, or metal. Submissions must be cups, mugs, or other drinking vessels. All work submitted must be for sale. $30 for up to 3 images. Deadline: October 17, 2016. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call (315) 462-0210.
International
Call for Artists
Oct25

Exhibit at UGallery.com

UGallery offers emerging and established artists professional gallery representation online. Our expert panel carefully curates the collection, and we attract a broad range of experienced collectors, designers and decorators, and first time buyers, alike. We've sold to clients in 50 countries around the world. It is free to display your art, and we work solely on commission. One-time $5 application fee. You keep possession of your work until it sells. UGallery pays for and arranges the packaging and shipping. Currently seeking painters, photographers, printmakers, and sculptors. Deadline: Ongoing. More info. Contact: email or call toll-free (888) 402-1722.
International
Call for Artists
Oct26

Images: Fine Art Festival

UGallery offers emerging and established artists professional gallery representation online. Our expert panel carefully curates the collection, and we attract a broad range of experienced collectors, designers and decorators, and first time buyers, alike. We've sold to clients in 50 countries around the world. It is free to display your art, and we work solely on commission. One-time $5 application fee. You keep possession of your work until it sells. UGallery pays for and arranges the packaging and shipping. Currently seeking painters, photographers, printmakers, and sculptors. Deadline: Ongoing. More info. Contact: email or call toll-free (888) 402-1722.
International
Call for Artists
Oct31

Gyeonggi International Ceramic Biennale 2017

Artists around the world are invited to take part in this juried ceramics exhibition, held April 22 to October 9, 2017 at the Ichoen-si/ Icheon World Ceramic Center in Ichoen-si, Gyeonggi-do, Rep. of Korea. Total of Cash Prizes is KRW116,000,000 (~101,500.00 USD). Artworks that use clay/ceramics as the main material or subject matter are eligible to be submitted. No entry fee. Deadline: October 31, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call +82 31 645 0663.
International
Call for Artists
Oct31

Fomenar Prize 2016

The Asociación Cultural Fomenar announces a call to all emerging artists worldwide in the categories of painting and photography & digital art. Prizes of more than 12,000 €, 1st Prize 3,000 €. The Jury selects 30 finalists from the online exhibit. Finalists exhibit in Italy, and first prize winners exhibit in Vienna. Prestigious catalogue of the selected artwork. 50 € for one work and 40 € for each additional work. Deadline: October 31, 2016. More info. Contact: email
National
Call for Artists
Oct31

Support Children Around the World

Speros Non Proft is hosting its first annual art and photography competition in Salt Lake City, Utah to help raise awareness and money for Operation Underground Railroad (O.U.R.), an organization that rescues children from sex slavery all around the world. One hundred percent of entry fees will be donated to O.U.R. Our theme is "Ye Are the Children of Light." Open to painters and photographers. Cash Prizes for 1st ($500), 2nd ($250), and 3rd ($100) Place in both Art and Photography categories. Top 50 submissions in each category will be displayed. $30 per entry. Deadline: October 31, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 801-571-9900.
National
Call for Artists
Nov1

Fiesta Arts Fair

Artists are invited to apply for the Fiesta Arts Fair, April 22 & 23, 2017 in San Antonio, TX. $3,000 in awards. $26 application fee. Deadline: November 1, 2016. More info.
International
Call for Artists
Nov1

Americas 2017: Paperworks

The Northwest Art Center at Minot State University in Minot, ND seeks entries for a juried exhibition, Jan 10 - Feb 23, 2017. Cash and purchase awards, solo exhibit in 2018 for Best of Show. Juror: Michael Strand. Original works in any medium, on or of paper, traditional or experimental, including photographs, qualify. Work must have been completed within the last two years and not previously exhibited in an Americas 2000 exhibition. $25 for 2 entries; additional entries $5 each. Maximum of 5 entries. Deadline: November 1, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 701-858-3264.
International
Call for Artists
Nov6

Small Works - Big Talent

Las Laguna Gallery in Laguna Beach, CA seeks entries for an Open Theme exhibition, December 1-30, 2016. No works over 16 inches on either side, including frame, if framed. All mediums and subjects accepted. All local, national and international artists, professional and amateur will be considered. $25 for the 1st image and $3 for each additional image. Deadline: November 6, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 949-667-1803.
International
Call for Artists
Nov7

Au Naturel: The Nude in the 21st Century

Clatsop Community College in Astoria, OR seeks entries for Au Naturel at the Royal Nebeker Art Gallery, Jan. 26 - Mar. 16, 2017. $1,000 in cash prizes, up to $2,000 in purchase awards, solo show award, and a select number of visiting artist workshop awards. Juror: Daniel Duford. Open to all artists working in any two-dimensional drawing, painting, and printmaking media with a focus on the nude human figure as subject matter and in which the hand-made mark is employed as the primary means of image-making. $40 for up to three images and $5 for each additional image. Deadline: November 7, 2016. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 503.338.2472.
National
Call for Artists
Nov30

Beyond Printmaking 5

TTU Printmaking and Landmark Arts Gallery seek entries for a juried art exhibition, March 25 - April 23, 2017 in Lubbock, TX. $2500 in cash prizes to be awarded. Juror: Patricia Villalobos Echeverría, Western Michigan University. Open to all media that pushes the concept of printmaking, technologically or conceptually. Media can include video, installation and performance. Work must be original and completed within the last 2 years. Open to professional artists living in the U.S., 18+. $40-50 for 3-5 entries. Exhibit is in conjunction with BP5 Symposium spring 2017 entries. Deadline: November 30, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 806-834-5841.
National
Call for Artists
Dec1

Open Call: Solo And Group Exhibitions, 2017-2020

The University of Southern Mississippi Museum of Art in Hattiesburg seeks exhibition proposals from all artists, 18 and older, for solo, group, curated, and traveling exhibitions for 2017-2020 and beyond. All visual arts media are eligible for consideration. Proposals may be submitted by individuals, artist groups, or curators. All gallery installation and promotional expenses are covered. Stipends may be available to assist with shipping, and to cover visits to campus for installations, artist lectures, workshops, and demonstrations. Deadline: December 1, 2016. $10 entry fee. More info. Contact: email or call 601-266-5200.
National
Call for Artists
Dec9

The Fine Art of Illustration

The Smithtown Township Arts Council seeks entries for a juried fine art exhibition at the Mills Pond Gallery, January 21 - February 19, 2017 in Saint James, New York. Cash Awards, 1st and 2nd Place. Juror: William Low. Open to USA artists 18 and older. $45/3 entries. Deadline: December 9, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call (631) 862-6575.
National
Call for Artists
Dec15

New Orleans Art Association National Show

The New Orleans Art Association announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, March 4-30, 2017 at the New Orleans Academy of Fine Art. $5000+ in awards. Juror: Auseklis Ozols, founder and director of NOAFA. Paintings and drawings only. No digital, photographs, crafts, or 3D. $45 for 1-3 entries, $10 each for additional entries. Deadline: December 15, 2016. More info.
International
Call for Artists
Dec31

Sketchbook West Challenge

Las Laguna Gallery in Laguna Beach, CA announces a call to artists for an exhibition, April 6-29, 2017. All artists, all ages - Artists purchase and complete a Sketchbook that is returned to the gallery. In April, we hold an exhibition where ALL submitted Sketchbooks are available for guests to view. $25 for USA, $35 for International. Deadline: December 31, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 949-667-1803.
International
Call for Artists
Dec31

INDA 12 - The 12th International Drawing Annual Book Project

Manifest seeks submissions for the 12th International Drawing Annual. $2,000 in cash awards and a $1200 First Prize! This juried, award winning collection of recent contemporary drawings investigates the question of "what is exceptional drawing?" with a range of drawing types, from the most academic to the most experimental, but all with some relevance to the artists' honest understanding of the practice of "drawing." Works that are not physically available may be submitted if a print-quality hi-res digital image is available. All included artists receive a complimentary copy of the book. $36 for up to 3 entries, $10 for each additional entry. Deadline: December 31, 2016. More info. Contact: email or call 513-861-3638.
International
Call for Artists
Jan1

Sugarloaf Craft Festivals - Spring 2017

Sugarloaf Craft Festivals is seeking artists for its Spring juried art festivals: January 27-29 in Chantilly, VA; March 17-19 in Oaks, PA; March 24-26 in Somerset, NJ; April 21-23 in Gaithersburg, MD; April 28-30 in Timonium, MD. 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 August and continues until show is full. $20 Seasonal Application Fee. More info. Contact: email or call 301-990-1400.
International
Call for Artists
Jan10

Embracing Our Differences

Embracing Our Differences is accepting submissions for its 14th annual outdoor juried art exhibit celebrating diversity and inclusion to be displayed April - May 2017 in Sarasota, FL USA. $3,000 in awards. 42 artists will be selected and national and international submissions are encouraged. Since 2004, the exhibit has been viewed by more than 2,200,000 visitors. Final selections will be made by a 3-judge panel of art professionals. No entry fee. Deadline: January 10, 2017. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 941-928-0567.
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
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.

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