International
Call for Artists
Mar26

Magnitude Seven: International Call for Small Works

The Cincinnati based non-profit arts organization and gallery, Manifest, presents an open call for small work, 7" or smaller. Each iteration of this annual exhibit brings in hundreds of powerful yet diminutive works from around the world for our jury to consider. Inevitably this results in a gallery full of diverse, compelling, and exquisite little gems. Manifest's patrons eagerly await the event each year. Works should be no larger than seven inches in any dimension (any proportion). Standard presentation devices like pedestals, mats, and frames that are not considered part of the work of art are not limited by the 7" criteria. Accepted work is eligible for the annual Manifest Grand Jury Prize of $2500. $40 entry fee. Deadline: March 26, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 513-861-3638.
Local
Call for Artists
Mar29

Artarama Riverwalk Art Show, 47th Annual

Artists are invited to apply for the Artarama Riverwalk Art Show, held July 20, 2019 at Riverside Park in Eagle River, Wisconsin. Three Awards of Excellence ($100 each), Three non-monetary honorable mention awards. Juror: Lori Hahn. Items must be original and hand made by artist to include: pottery, painting, drawing, jewelry, metal, glass, beaded jewelry, wood, fiber, photography, sculpture, basketry, or mixed media. $10 non refundable jury fee, $100 booth fee (10x10) site. Deadline: March 29, 2019. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 715 525-2100.
Local
Call for Artists
Mar29

Downtown Willoughby Juried Artsfest

Artists are invited to apply for the annual Willoughby ArtsFest, held Saturday, July 20, 2019 in Historic Downtown Willloughby, OH. Awards: $500, $300 and $200 cash prize. Eligible media: Paintings, Ceramics, Drawing, Photography, Metalsmithing, Wood, Sculpture, Glass, Jewelry, Textiles & Leather, Mixed Media, Computer Illustration. $20 jury fee and $200 booth fee. Deadline: March 29, 2019. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 440-942-1632.
Regional
Call for Artists
Mar30

Edwards Place Fine Art Fair

The Springfield Art Association seeks artists for the annual Edwards Place Fine Art Fair, held September 21-22, 2019 in Springfield, Illinois. $1,850 in awards. Media categories: 2D (drawing, painting, printmaking), Ceramics, Fibers, Glass, Photography, Jewelry, Other (wood, basketry, sculpture, etc.) $25 application fee. Deadline: March 30, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 217 523-2631.
Local
Call for Artists
Mar31

Art Spectacular at the Carillon

The Rees Carillon Society seeks artists for a juried fine art fair on September 14-15, 2019. $1,300 in awards. Ranked #18 in the "200 Best Art Shows in the United States" by Sunshine Artist Magazine, the 14th annual Art Spectacular is professionally juried for quality and media balance. It's held on the lawn of beautiful Washington Park in Springfield, IL - next to a wealthy neighborhood of art-buying, appreciative and knowledgeable aficionados who love At Spectacular. Art Spectacular is a fund raiser for the non-profit world-class Rees Memorial Carillon in Washington Park, the 6th largest carillon in the world. Featuring up to 50 artists, Art Spectacular also features a Preview Sale, Patron Bucks, Demos, Music, Food Vendor; and a Silent Auction and Gift Basket Raffle which benefit the Carillon. All fine art and fine craft will be accepted for jury. Volunteers will 'spoil' you with free coffee, water, soda and time-of-day appropriate snacks all weekend; provide load-in assistance if desired; booth sitting, artists' award dinner. $35 application fee. Deadline: March 31, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 217-787-3532.
International
Call for Artists
Mar31

Wausau Festival of Arts

Artists are invited to apply for the Wausau Festival of Arts, held September 7-8, 2019 in Downtown Wausau, WI. 17 cash awards totaling $5,625 (1-Best in show, 5-Merit, 9-Honorable Mention, 1-Young Collector, 1-Scholarship). We accept only original fine art or fine craft (ceramics, fiber, glass, graphic arts, jewelry, metal, mixed media, painting, paper, photography, sculpture, wood). $40 application fee. Deadline: March 31, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 715-842-1676.
National
Call for Artists
Mar31

61st Annual Art on the Rocks Art Fair

The Lake Superior Art Association announces a call to artists for the Art on the Rocks Art Fair, held July 27th & 28th, 2019 in Mattson Lower Harbor Park on Beautiful Lake Superior in Marquette, MI. $5,500 in cash awards. Eligible media: 2-D & 3-D Mixed Media, Ceramics, Drawing, Fiber, Furniture, Glass, Jewelry, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Watercolor & Wood. $30 application fee, $220 booth fee. Deadline: March 31, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 906.235.4006.
National
Call for Artists
Mar31

31st Annual Art on the Commons Fine Arts and Crafts Festival

The Rosewood Arts Centre invites artists to apply for the annual Art on the Commons, held August 11, 2019 at Lincoln Park Civic Commons in Kettering, OH. Only fine arts and fine crafts will be considered for display. All works must be of original design and produced by hand. No kits, handicrafts, or manufactured items will be accepted for jurying or displayed in the booths. Only individual artists may submit work. Submissions by retail businesses or galleries are not eligible. Categories include ceramics, digital art, fiber and leather, glass, jewelry, mixed media, painting, photography, sculpture, wood, and works on paper. Artists may only display work in the media categories in which they are accepted. All work exhibited must be comparable to work shown in submitted images. $20 application fee. Deadline: March 31, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 937-296-0294.
National
Call for Artists
Apr1

New in 2019 - Art on the Farm

Preservation Bloomfield announces a call to artists for Art on the Farm, August 3-4, 2019 at the Charles L. Bowers School Farm in Bloomfield Hills, MI. Cash prizes are awarded to Best in Show and Best Booth. Seeking fine art in the categories of painting enamels, fiber/fabric, leather, metals, wood, photography, glass, sculpture, jewelry, mixed media, ceramics and farm-inspired artisan offerings. $25 application fee. Deadline: April 1, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 248-230-9596.
Regional
Call for Artists
Apr1

Biennial Quad-State Exhibit

The Quincy Art Center in Quincy, IL seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, May 18 - June 29, 2019. Best of Show $1,500, 2nd place $750, 3rd place $500, 2 Merits $350, 4 Honorable Mentions $200, 3-D Award $200, Local Artist Award $200. Any artist, 18 years of age or older living in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, & Missouri and working in any medium may enter. All works must be original and must have been completed by the artist within the last 3 years, 2016 through 2019. Work must not have previously been exhibited with the Quincy Art Center or its satellite exhibit spaces. Up to the three works for $40/ $35 for Members. Two additional works for $10 each. Deadline: April 1, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 217-223-5900.
National
Call for Artists
Apr1

Call for Artists - Shelby Township Art Fair

Artists are invited to apply for the 36th annual Shelby Township Art Fair, held August 10 & 11, 2019 on the Shelby Township Municipal Grounds in Shelby Township, Michigan. Average attendance is over 12,000. 7 total prizes. There are 3 exhibitor categories available. 1) Art Media: Original, handmade, one of a kind pieces (or limited prints), created and produced by the artist including, but not limited to: clay, digital, fiber, glass, jewelry, metal, mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking, drawing, sculpture, stone, wood, and multi-media. 2) Craft Media: Items created by the crafter and produced in small quantities including, but not limited to: home décor, clothing and accessories, and jewelry that is not one of a kind. 3) Michigan Made Market: Items created in batches by Michigan based businesses, including, but not limited to: food items, bath and body products, candles, toys and games, books, and pet products. Jury fee: $20; Booth fees range from $80 to $150. Deadline: April 1, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 586-731-0300.
International
Call for Artists
Apr1

Flora - Group Photography Exhibition

The Midwest Center for Photography in Wichita, Kansas seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, April 26 - May 10, 2019. Juror: Linda Robinson, Gallery Director, MWCP. Open to all photographers internationally. During the spring season of renewal we celebrate plant life in all its forms. All photographic interpretations and styles are welcomed, we are seeking images of flowers and plants from subtle to bold, whether captured through still-life photography or through exploration of nature photography approaches. To enter, submit JPEG files to the gallery via email, and complete the online form. Each photograph will be considered based upon the merit of individual images submitted by each artist, theme based entries are not necessary. Selected artists will have their work featured in the exhibition and online. $40 entry fee. Deadline: April 1, 2019. More info. Contact: email
Regional
Call for Artists
Apr1

Call for Artists- 38th Annual Fine Arts and Wine Fest

The Arts Council of Washington, Missouri invites artists to apply for the 38th Annual Fine Arts and Wine Fest, held May 17-19, 2019 in Downtown Washington, MO. $1,000 of prize money- Best in Show, Best 2-D, Best 3-D, Best Booth. Juror: Chad Greife-Wetenhall. Eligible media: Painting, Prints, Photography, Sculpture, Jewelry, Glass, Wood, Mixed Media. You may send 4 photos of your work and 1 photo of your booth directly to acowmo@gmail.com. Entries are juried within 24 hours. At that time you will be sent the information to sign up and choose your booth. The $25 entry fee is not charged until you are accepted by this process. See the e-brochure for booth prices. Deadline: April 1, 2019. More info Contact: email or call 636-584-4369.
National
Call for Artists
Apr1

27th Annual Black Swamp Arts Festival

Artists are invited to apply for the Black Swamp Arts Festival, held September 7-8, 2019 on Main Street in downtown Bowling Green, OH. $5,400 in awards. Eligible media: Ceramics, Fiber & Leather, Glass, Jewelry, Mixed Media, Painting, Photography & Digital Art, Printmaking & Drawing, Sculpture, Wood. $35 application fee at ZAPP. Deadline: April 1, 2019. More info. Contact: email
Regional
Call for Artists
Apr5

Toledo Zoo's Wild about Art - Call for Artists

Artists are invited to apply for the Toledo Zoo's annual Wild about Art art fair, held August 3 & 4, 2019 in Toledo, OH. Eligible categories: Ceramics, Drawing/Painting, Glass, Jewelry, Mixed Media, Metal Working, Photography, Printmaking/Graphics, Sculpture, Textiles and Wood. Work does not have to be animal related. $25 application fee; $110-$130 booth space. Deadline: April 5, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 419-385-5721.
National
Call for Artists
Apr10

Escape. National Fine Art Exhibition

Artists are invited to submit entries for a national fine art exhibition, June 5-29, 2019 in the Old Courthouse Arts Center, located on Woodstock's historic square, NW of Chicago. Best in Show, Honorable Mention. The curators for this exhibition are J + K Isacson, working in partnership with the Old Court House Arts Center. Escape focuses on the power of art to transport us and help us imagine. Concept: Art can be freeing, either by helping us see how things could be, or simply by expanding our ideas through the power of imagination. Artists are encouraged to submit work that explores creativity or artwork that casts a vision of how things could be different. As an artist, what do you wish, or dream? Show us how you have created new realities and possibilities through your artwork. All mediums are welcomed for submission. $20 - $25 entry fee. Deadline: April 10, 2019. More info.
Regional
Call for Artists
Apr14

Biennial 30: Call for Artists

The South Bend Museum of Art announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, July 27-September 29, 2019 in South Bend, IN. $3,000 in awards. Juror: Sarah Rose Sharp. All media accepted. Open to all artists residing in Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin. $15 entry fee. Deadline: April 14, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 574-235-9102.
International
Call for Artists
Apr15

Human Representation - Portrait

The Midwest Center for Photography in Wichita, Kansas seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, May 10-31, 2019. Juror: Linda Robinson, Gallery Director, MWCP. Open to all photographers internationally. This exhibition seeks to represent the human likeness in all of its forms; whether it is a documentary approach, a snapshot genre, a fashion statement, an editorial, or simply a composition study of the body, we are interested in exhibiting the photographs of a wide range of people. To enter, submit JPEG files to the gallery via email, and complete the online form. Each photograph will be considered based upon the merit of individual images submitted by each artist, theme based entries are not necessary. Selected artists will have their work featured in the exhibition and online. $40 entry fee. Deadline: April 15, 2019. More info. Contact: email
Regional
Call for Artists
Apr15

Call for Artists - Bay Harbor Arts Festival

The Bay Harbor Company invites artists & artisans to apply for the Bay Harbor Arts Festival, held July 26-27, 2019 at the Village at Bay Harbor in Bay Harbor, Michigan. $750 First Place, $500 Second Place, $250 Third Place. Ceramics, drawing, fiber, furniture, glass, jewelry, mixed media 2D, mixed media 3D, painting, photography, sculpture, metal, and wood. "Green Market" non-juried category: Artisan Items; soaps, lotions, items produced with commercially available beads, essential oils, specialty food mixes, and similar items. $40 application fee. Deadline: April 15, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 231-439-2650.
National
Call for Artists
Apr15

Internal/External National Juried Exhibition

The Arts Council of Southeast Missouri in Cape Girardeau, MO announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, June 7 - July 27, 2019. Best of Show and Juror's Awards. Juror: Sarah Martin. Open to artists 18 years or older currently residing in the United States. Must be original work (unique in both execution and idea) not previously exhibited at the Arts Council or in any Arts Council juried exhibition. Maximum size 48"w x 72"h, including frame. Maximum weight 75 lbs. 2D works must be framed or gallery wrapped canvas/panel and wired for installation. No sawtooth hangers. 3D pieces must not exceed 36"w x 84"h including stand or pedestal. The Juror reserves the right to disqualify any work not suitably presented or that varies from submitted image. There is no maximum number of entries but no more than 3 works by any artist will be exhibited. Diptychs/triptychs will be considered as two or three entries, respectively. Duplicates and reproductions are prohibited. The non-refundable entry fee is $35 for up to 3 works (Members pay $30) and $5 for each additional entry. Deadline: April 15, 2019. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 573-334-9233.
National
Call for Artists
Apr15

Craft Alliance Artist-in-Residence Program Now Accepting Applications

Artists are invited to apply for the Artist-in-Residence program (July 1, 2019 - June 30, 2020) at Craft Alliance Center of Art + Design in St. Louis, Missouri. Craft Alliance provides: $500 stipend + A free private studio space (180 square feet) valued at $3,390 for 6 months including parking. The Artist-in-Residence program supports emerging and mid-career artists to develop their artwork in a collaborative, community-based arts center. This residency is for self-directed artists that are interested in gaining experience in teaching and creating a new body of artwork. This residency, set in the heart of the Grand Arts District of St. Louis, has the advantage of an active, urban setting with exposure to a broad audience that connects to performing arts, literature, culinary, and visual arts. Craft Alliance encourages Artist-in-Residence to explore and develop their studio practice. Media requirements: Fiber, Clay, Jewelry & Metalsmithing, and Wood. $35 application fee. Deadline: April 15, 2019. More info. Call 314.725.1177 x323.
Local
Call for Artists
Apr19

Dear Earth,

Woman Made Gallery, Openlands, and Brushwood Center at Ryerson Woods partner to illuminate women's voices of action and hope for the planet. Together, we invite artists to submit artwork that highly reflects personal concerns and connections to the natural environment where they live. The exhibition takes place in Chicago, June 28 - July 20, 2019. Juror: Catherine Game. Dear Earth was inspired by Sibylle Szaggars Redford whose performance, The Way of The Rain, was created as a "love letter to Mother Earth." Szaggars Redford and her husband, Robert Redford, were Brushwood Center's 2018 environmental leadership award recipients. Works in all media are welcome. All applicants should submit a brief artist statement. The first sentence of the statement should begin, "Dear Earth...[add your message of action, hope, or inspiration]". $30 entry fee. Deadline: April 19, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 312-738-0400.
International
Call for Artists
Apr22

Woodson Art Museum 2019 Birds in Art Juried Exhibition

The Woodson Art Museum in Wausau, WI is accepting submissions to the annual Birds in Art exhibition, September 7 - December 1, 2019. All works must interpret birds and related subject matter. Two- and three-dimensional artworks in all mediums other than crafts and photography. $55 for one entry; $65 for two entries. Deadline: April 22, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 715-845-7010.
International
Call for Artists
Apr28

Sensuous Geographies : The Nude

Praxis Gallery | Photographic Arts Center in Minneapolis, Minneapolis seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, May 24 - June 23, 2019. Juror's Choice and two Honorable Mentions and Directors Choice will be featured and receive free exhibit book. Juror: Douglas Beasley. All capture types, genres, color and black & white, traditional and non-traditional photographic and digital post-production processes are welcome for submission. $35 for the first five images and $5 for each additional image. Deadline: April 28, 2019.. More info. Contact: email or call 612-475-1605.
Statewide
Call for Artists
Apr29

Ohio Watercolor Society 42nd Annual Juried Exhibition: Watercolor Ohio 2019

The Ohio Watercolor Society seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, September 28-October 27, 2019 at the Mansfield Art Center in Mansfield, Ohio. Approx 12 awards totaling up to $5000 cash and merchandise. Juror: William Vrscak. Open to Ohio residents or those in bordering states who belong to an Ohio art organization. Original work only; paintings done in classes or workshops or compositions that are copies of another person's photos, drawings or paintings will not be accepted. Paintings must have been completed within the past three years. Eligible water-based mediums consist of watercolor, thinned acrylic, casein, gouache and egg tempera. Water-soluble oil paints are not eligible. Collage materials must be artist generated using a water-based medium on a surface that accepts watermedia, excluding commercially or mechanically-printed substrates. The maximum allowed depth of the collage is 2-1/2 inches. Paintings may be done on any material that supports the paint, including paper, illustration board, canvas and Yupo. $20 non-member; $15 for second entry; $0 for members; $15 for second entry. Deadline: April 29, 2019. More info (PDF). Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
May3

Master Pieces: 13th Annual International MFA/MA Exhibition

Manifest in Cincinnati, OH seeks entries for an upcoming art exhibition, July 12 - August 9, 2019. Open to current graduate students and MFA/MA degree recipients since January 2018. Every year Manifest offers an opportunity just for graduate students. This 13th installment of the Master Pieces project will continue to reveal the intensity and professionalism of students working towards their terminal academic degree in the field of art or design. Often the most exceptional work comes out of these artists' immersion in their culture of study and intellectual pursuit. Manifest's goal, therefore, is to select works that set the standard of quality that the artist is expected to maintain throughout his or her professional career and justify the degree of Master. The full-color hardcover Manifest Exhibition Annual publication, a 'yearbook' for the season, will serve as a visual documentation of these artists' own benchmarks for years to come. Up to three of Manifest's exhibit spaces will be devoted to the exhibition. Accepted work is eligible for the annual Manifest Grand Jury Prize of $2500. $25 entry fee. Deadline: May 3, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 513-861-3638.
National
Call for Artists
May4

64th Annual Park Forest Art Fair

The Tall Grass Arts Association announces a call to artists for its annual fine art fair, held September 21 and 22, 2019 on the Park Forest Village Green in Park Forest, IL. $3,000 in awards. Seeking fine art and fine craft including painting, print-making, photography, wood, fiber and glass arts and jewelry. $35 for jurying, $175 booth fee. Deadline: May 4, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 708-748-3377.
Regional
Call for Artists
May6

Art on the Wabash 2019

Art on the Wabash; A Local Artists' Fair will be held at West Lafayette's Tapawingo Park from 10 AM to 4 PM on Sunday, September 22, 2019. This juried fair features work from artists in a 15 county area and is presented by the City of West Lafayette with sponsorship funding from KitchenArt, The Store for Cooks. $15 entry fee/ $25 booth fee. Deadline: May 6, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 765-775-5160.
International
Call for Artists
May7

Void: A Call for Works About the Unknown

The Cincinnati based non-profit arts organization and gallery, Manifest, invites visual artists and designers to submit works that in some way represent, either through subject, form, or content, the concept, image, or feeling of the Unknown, Uncertainty, or Void. Uncertainty is inevitable. It is the dark matter making up the large portion of our perception and experience of being. The unknown remains as much the realm of learners as it is of the uneducated - it defines both, and us all, in ways we may often find uncomfortable, or revealing of a depth of humanity, (or humility) - our least common denominator - often left dormant in living a modern life. All types of visual art in the broadest sense are welcome, including traditional and non-traditional approaches in any media, and any subject, realistic, non-objective, abstract, conceptual, etc. $40 entry fee. Deadline: May 7, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 513-861-3638.
National
Call for Artists
May8

One of a Kind Holiday Show

Artists are invited to apply for the One of a Kind Holiday Show, held December 5-8, 2019 at The Merchandise Mart in Chicago, IL. Artist's work, booth design and application information will be juried based on quality, authenticity, uniqueness, salability, booth presentation and overall balance of show categories. Acceptable media categories include; Accessories, Bath & Body, Ceramics, Fashion, Fiber Art, Furniture, Glass, Gourmet, Holiday, Home Goods, Jewelry, Kids, Metal, Mixed Media, Painting, Paper, Pet Products, Photography, Sculpture, and Wood. $35 application fee. Deadline: May 8, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 312.527.7757.
National
Call for Artists
May12

Sightlines, 2019-2021: Call for Artists

The South Bend Museum of Art (SBMA) is seeking large-scale 2D and 3D artwork for long-term display in Sightlines, a collaborative project between SBMA and Century Center. The two year exhibition (August 3, 2019 - May 16, 2021) in South Bend, IN will highlight the work of six new artists. $1,000 stipend per artist. Indoor and outdoor sites for the work are available and will be considered for accepted work. Artist submission review and selection will be done by representatives from SBMA and Century Center. $10 entry fee. Deadline: May 12, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 574-235-9102.
Regional
Call for Artists
May15

Global Arts Festival

Arts in Bartlett NFP seeks artists for the 3rd annual Global Arts Festival, held June 22-23, 2019 in Bartlett Park, a beautiful shaded park at Oak and North Avenue just north of downtown Bartlett, IL. Seeking art and fine crafts that reflect a world culture, 3-D : jewelry, sculpture, wood, clothing. Fair Trade shops okay. Last year 3,000 enjoyed a colorful, exciting, inclusive weekend of multicultural music, art, crafts, dance, food, and audience participation events that brought together people of nationalities represented in our area. Nonprofits rate is $75. Regular vendors $175. Deadline: May 15, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 630-372-4152.
National
Call for Artists
May15

12th Annual Art on the Fox Fine Art Festival Call For Artists

Algonquin's Public Arts Commission announces a call to artists for the 12th Annual Art on the Fox Fine Art Festival, held June 15 & June 16, 2019 at Towne Park in Algonquin, IL. $500 in artist prizes. Open to all mediums. Open to all artists in the United States. Must provide 3 digital images and 1 booth shot. Application Fee $20, Booth Fee $150. Deadline: May 15, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 224-725-6311.
Local
Call for Artists
May15

Ethos Celebration of the Arts

Discover Downtown Franklin invites artists to apply for an inaugural juried art festival on August 24, 2019 in Downtown Franklin, IN. The festival features juried artists, local and regional, showcasing original art in different medium categories. There will be live entertainment, activities for all ages, and so much more offered throughout the day. Monetary awards for Best of Show as well as Best of Medium in each category: 2D, 3D (other than sculpture), Ceramics, Fiber, Glass, Jewelry, Metal, Painting, Photography, Sculpture, Wood. $25 Application Fee. Deadline: May 15, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 317-346-1258.
National
Call for Artists
May15

Minnehaha Falls Art Fair | Minneapolis, Minnesota

Artists are invited to apply for the Minnehaha Falls Art Fair, held on Saturday, July 20th at Minnehaha Falls Park in Minneapolis, MN. Seeking a wide variety of mediums including paintings, ceramics, textiles, screen-printing, woodworking, photography, and more. Work must have some or all handmade elements. Free application, $160 booth fee. Deadline: May 15, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 612-296-7371.
International
Call for Artists
May31

24th annual Washburn University Outdoor Sculpture Competition

Washburn University in Topeka, KS announces a call to artists for the 24th annual Washburn University Outdoor Sculpture Competition. Up to seven sculptures will be chosen for display on Washburn's beautiful campus for a year from August 2019 through July 2020. The seven sculptures are highlighted in a beautiful brochure and displayed to thousands of visitors to the campus. Winners receive a $1,500 honorarium. The competition is open to artists around the world. Entries must be submitted as digital images on a CD/DVD, thumb drive or via direct upload through the link on the competition's webpage. $25 for up to five sculptures. Deadline: May 31, 2019. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call (785) 670-1022.
Statewide
Call for Artists
May31

Great Northern Arts Explosion

The Artisan Village in Grayling, Michigan announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, July 19 through August 3, 2019 at the Artisan Village Gallery and Downtown Grayling businesses. Eight category awards at $500 each, Grand Award, People's Choice $1,500. Juror: Bruce Winslow. Artists 18 years old and older residing in the State of Michigan. Works accepted in Painting (Oils, Acrylics, Watercolor, Pastels or 2D Mixed Media), Sculpture/3D Mixed Media, Jewelry, Functional Art (furniture, etc.), Drawing (Graphite, Charcoal, Colored Pencil, Pastel), Fabric and Fiber, Ceramics and Pottery, Photography. Members $15, Non-members $30. Deadline: May 31, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 989-745-6096.
National
Call for Artists
Jun1

"Signs of Rural Life" juried exhibition

Blue Cat Gallery & Studio in Wayne, NE announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, July 10-August 1, 2019. $250 Best of Show; $75 People's Choice. Juror: Amber Hansen. Open to artists of all career levels emerging to professional, 18 years of age or older. Any media including painting, drawing, sculpture, printmaking, photography, mixed media (excluding installation art). $25 entry fee. Deadline: June 1, 2019. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 402-454-5144.
International
Call for Artists
Jun1

Solo, Group & Concept Submissions (Season 16: 2019/2020)

Manifest in Cincinnati, OH is happy to receive proposals of various types and accepts these on an ongoing basis starting usually in late winter, reviewing them starting in early June in consideration for the upcoming exhibit season. No notifications are made until the final season schedule is decided (usually by the end of July). Anyone can submit a proposal, and selections are open to all traditional and non-traditional genre and media. On average, one-third of Manifest's exhibits are dedicated to solo exhibits. Solo exhibitors have included local, regional, and national artists from as far away as New York City, San Francisco, Canada, and Hong Kong. Our exhibits are routinely reviewed in local and sometimes national news and art publications (including Sculpture Magazine, Drawing Magazine, and Art Papers among others). $50 entry fee. Deadline: June 1, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 513-861-3638.
Statewide
Call for Artists
Jun1

Parrot Feathers- Fine Art and Craft Show

Artists are invited to apply for the Parrot Feathers Fine Art and Craft Show, held August 17, 2019 in a grassy open lot just East of 6868 Michigan St in Caseville, Michigan. The event takes place during the Cheeseburger in Caseville Festival, which draws tens of thousands of people to the town every year. We are looking for fine art and craft work for this event. The work must be handmade. $5 application fee that will be applied to a $50 to $60 booth fee if accepted. Deadline: June 1, 2019. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Jun1

Americas 2019: All Media

The Northwest Arts Center at Minot State University in Minot, ND announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, August 19 - October 6, 2019. Cash and purchase awards: 5 merit awards and 1 best of show. Best of show earns a 2020 solo exhibition. Juror: Sally Jeppson- Jamestown, ND. Works in any medium, 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. Entries will be judged from high resolution electronic images. 30% commission on sales. 2 entries for $30; additional entries $5 each, maximum 5 entries. Deadline: June 1, 2019. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 701-858-3264.
National
Call for Artists
Jun9

Arts and crafts fair

Artists are invited to apply for the 47th annual Custer Fair, held June 15-16, 2019 in Evanston, IL. Expected attendance of 60,000. All categories of arts and crafts are eligible; applicants are required to send three photographs or JPEGs of their work and/or one of their booth set-up. Any art or craft sold must be the original work of the registered exhibitor, who must be present during the show. Absolutely no manufactured, commercial or imported objects are allowed in an Arts & Crafts booth. $275 booth fee. Deadline: June 9, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 224-714-7085.
International
Call for Artists
Jun15

International Society of Experimental Artists 28th Annual Juried Exhibition

The International Society of Experimental Artists seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, September 7 - October 26, 2019 at LowellArts in Lowell, Michigan. Approximately $10,000 in prizes, including a $2,000 Best of Show Award. Juror: Joseph Becherer, director of the Snite Museum of Art at the University of Notre Dame. All artists, 18 years and older, are eligible to enter one piece, in all media (excluding video due to venue constraints), and work must have been completed in the past three years. Experimental artists explore, learn, and apply new techniques or concepts to create. Work may be realistic or abstract, 2D or 3D. Entries accepted April 1 through June 15, 2019 at www.callforentry.org. Search for International Society of Experimental Artists 28th Annual Juried Exhibition. The entry fee is $55. ISEA Members entry fee is $30. Deadline: June 15, 2019. More info. Contact: email
National
Call for Artists
Jun20

2019 Miami University Young Sculptors Competition

Hiestand Galleries at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio invites artists to participate in a biennial juried competition, September 4 - October 14, 2019. $10,000 Yeck Purchase Award; $2,500 Second Place Award, $2,000 Third Place Award. Juror: Don Desmett. Open to U.S. artists 25-35; Year 2019 is for Non-Representational sculpture only. Artworks not to exceed 60" in any dimension. May contain multiple/modular components. Artwork should be completed within the past three years that demonstrate the scope and depth of your work. Materials: Permanent. Bronze, stone, ceramics, glass, aluminum, steel, wood, mixed, etc. Time based works must include projector and/or monitor for exhibition. $25 entry fee. Deadline: June 20, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 513-529-1883.
National
Call for Artists
Jun28

8th Annual Square Foot Show

The Bismarck Art & Galleries Association announces a call to artists for a non-juried art exhibition, August 6-30, 2019 in Bismarck, ND. Artwork must be completed on canvases supplied by BAGA and canvases will be mailed upon entry. Accepted media include watercolor, acrylic, oil, or mixed media. $25 for one canvas/ $30 for two. Deadline: June 28, 2019. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 701-223-5986.
International
Call for Artists
Jul1

Tallman Arts Festival

Artists are invited to apply for the 62nd annual Tallman Arts Festival, held August 4, 2019 at The Rock County Historical Society grounds, 426 N. Jackson St., Janesville, WI. Thousands of people attend each year. Best of Show, 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place & Honorable Mention will be awarded. Eligible media for this juried show: Ceramics, Collage, Digital, Drawing, Fiber, Furniture, Glass, Jewelry, Leather, Metalwork, Mixed Media, Mosaic, Painting, Photography, Pottery, Printmaking, Sculpture, Upcycled Art, Woodworking and more. Application form is available online. Early Deadline: March 31, 2019; $75 per booth. Open registration deadline: July 1, 2019; $100 per booth. More info. Contact: email
Regional
Call for Artists
Aug11

Summit Art Festival 2019 Call For Artists

Summit Art announces a call to artists for the 12th annual Summit Art Festival, a 3-day, outdoor, high-quality fine art event held October 11-13, 2019 in the bustling downtown entertainment district of Lee's Summit, MO. Featuring over 100 artists from all over the country, visitors enjoy a unique blend of art, music and food! Best in Show - $1,000, 2nd Best in Show - $750, 3rd Best in Show - $500, Mayors Award - $200, Directors Award - $150, Three Jurors Merit Awards - $100 each. Media categories: ceramics, digital art, drawing, fiber, furniture, glass, jewelry, metal, mixed media, painting, pastels, photography, printmaking, sculpture and wood. $30 application fee. Deadline: August 11, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 816-805-0114.

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