National
Call for Artists
Dec15

42nd Annual Leesburg Art Fest

Leesburg Center for the Arts announces a call to artists for the 42nd Annual Leesburg Art Fest, March 9th and 10th on Historic Main Street in Downtown Leesburg, FL. $5,250 in awards. Jury Fee: $25. Booth Fee: $175; Corner Booth Fee: $200. Deadline: December 15, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 352-365-0232.
International
Call for Artists
Dec15

Artist Applications for Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival

The Greater Reston Arts Center seeks artists for the Northern Virginia Fine Arts Festival, May 17-19, 2019 at the Reston Town Center in Reston, VA. $5,000 in ten (10) Awards of Excellence. Each application will be digitally reviewed by a panel of three paid art professionals and Greater Reston Arts Center staff. Applications should consist of original, well-conceived, and expertly executed works, made within the last five years, either by hand or with appropriate tools, by the applicant. All applicants must be 18 years or older. All applications must be categorized according to medium. Applications are only accepted through Zapplication. Submit four (4) high-resolution artwork images and one (1) booth/presentation image fully representative of work you intend to exhibit at the event. $55 application fee. Deadline: December 15, 2018 midnight MST. More info. Contact: email or call 703-471-9242.
National
Call for Artists
Dec26

16th Annual Pinecrest Gardens Fine Arts Festival

Pinecrest Gardens in Pinecrest, FL invites artists to apply for their annual fine arts festival, held January 26 and 27, 2019. Up to $4,000 in awards. All work must be original and executed by the accepted artists. Exhibitors must attend their work in person for the duration of the show. Exhibitor's employees may not substitute for the exhibitor, except during breaks. Only work representative of that submitted and accepted may be exhibited. Pinecrest Gardens reserves the right to request removal of any work that differs from that as well as the removal of any inappropriate work or display that does not fit within a family oriented environment. All reproductions must be clearly labeled as "reproductions". All tents must be in good condition to ensure the quality of the event. We highly recommend walls to protect and secure your exhibit overnight. Vendors with displays and tents in poor condition will be asked to remove and /or replace equipment to an acceptable condition. $25 application fee. Deadline: December 26, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 305.669.6990.
National
Call for Artists
Dec27

56th Annual Juried Competition

The Masur Museum of Art in Monroe, Louisiana announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, Feb 28 - May 11, 2019. $3,200 total in cash awards. Juror: Catherine Futter, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art. Entrants must be 18 or older. All visual media is accepted, and works must be completed after Dec 31, 2016. Please see prospectus for complete details. $10/entry. Minimum 2 entries, maximum 5. Deadline: December 27, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 318-329-2237.
Regional
Call for Artists
Dec29

Plein Air Palm Beach - Plein Fun Fest - Delray Beach Florida

Plein Air Palm Beach announces a call to artists for a plein air competition, February 1-3, 2019 at Old School Square in Delray Beach, Florida. $2,000 plus in awards. Juror: Marusca Gatto. Eligible media: all 2D work. $50 entry fee (Early entry $40). Deadline: December 29, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 561-632 3914.
National
Call for Artists
Dec31

Envision Arts presents: Fervor

Envision Arts announces a call to artists for a juried art show, Saturday, January 12th, 2019 at The Lincoln Experience Center in Frisco, Texas. The winning artist will be included in both Envision Magazine and Dallas Style & Design Magazine. Jurors: Ginger Cochran / Doug King. Accepting drawing, painting, photography, mixed media, assemblage, contemporary craft, sculpture, pottery, fiber / textile art and jewelry design. $35 entry fee. Deadline: December 31, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 469-644-0092.
National
Call for Artists
Jan2

Georgia Watercolor Society - 40th National Exhibition

The Georgia Watercolor Society seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, March 9 - April 26, 2019 at the Bowen Center for the Arts in Dawsonville, GA. Anticipated $10,000 in awards. Juror: Paul Jackson. This competition is open to all artists 17 years of age and older. You need not be a resident of Georgia to enter. All paintings must be original work using water media. Watercolor, acrylic, casein, gouache, and egg tempera are all allowed. Pastels and oil, including water-soluble oil, are not allowed. Mixed media and collage are acceptable but only if all elements are made using water media created by the artist. Work must be on paper, Yupo, watercolor canvas, canvas or Claybord. All work must have been completed in the last two years. Work previously exhibited in any GWS show is not eligible. See prospectus for complete requirements. $40 entry fee. Deadline: January 2, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 507-250-4455 or 706-255-4019.
Regional
Call for Artists
Jan4

Marion Arts Festival

Artists are invited to apply for the upcoming Marion Arts Festival, held Saturday, May 18, 2019 at City Square Park in Marion, Iowa (adjacent to Cedar Rapids). Fine art/fine craft. No reproductions. Artist must be present. $25 application fee. Deadline: January 4, 2019. More info. Contact: email
National
Call for Artists
Jan5

Art in The Loop (2nd annual)

Artists are invited to apply for the 2nd annual Art in The Loop, held April 5 through April 7, 2019 at Ridgeway Loop Road (outdoors) in Memphis, TN. Fine Craft & 2D Art: glass, metal, wood, clay, fiber, jewelry (no stringers!), sculpture, print-making, photography, painting. $20 application fee. Deadline: January 5, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 901-327-4019.
Regional
Call for Artists
Jan5

All Things Country Music Art Show 2019

Cookeville Art Studio and Gallery in Cookeville, TN announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, January 7-31, 2019. Awards: 1st $300, 2nd $200, 3rd $100. All art must have a country music theme. Artist are allowed 2 pieces of art, can be 2D, 3D, or photography. All art must be at the studio by 12 noon Saturday, January 5, 2019. Entry fee for Members: $25 for two works of art; Non-members: $35. Deadline: January 5, 2019 at noon. More info. Contact: email or call 931-526-2424.
National
Call for Artists
Jan6

Soulful: A National Exhibition of African American Artists

The d'Art Center in Norfolk, Virginia announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, February 7-28, 2019. 1st Place: $500, 2nd Place: $300, 3rd Place: $150. Juror: Ken Wright. In honor of Black History Month, Soulful is an exhibition that features work from African American Artists from across the country. This exhibition is open to functional, non-functional, 2D, 3D, fine art, and fine craft in all mediums. The d'Art Center is Norfolk's thirty-year-old art center and includes working professional artist studios as well as a wide variety of exhibitions and programming open to the public. The d'Art Center is located in the NEON district of Norfolk. $35 for up to 3 works. Deadline: January 6, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 757-625-4211.
Regional
Call for Artists
Jan7

Sandy Springs Arts in the Open 2019 : public outdoor sculpture competition

Art Sandy Springs and the City of Sandy Springs seeks entries for a new public sculpture competition created to bring art to the parks and public spaces throughout Sandy Springs, Georgia. Nine sculptures will be prominently displayed around the new 4-acre City Green April 2019 - March 2020 for the first annual exhibit. $1500 honorarium for each of 9 sculptures selected; City will purchase one or more at the end of competition. Artist must be 18 years of age or older and be the owner and creator of the art work submitted. Works submitted to this year's competition can be inspired by anything from the natural world or the urban environment. Artwork shall be undamaged and unblemished, fabricated and finished with non-hazardous materials. All artwork shall be structurally able to be secured to a concrete pad with anchor bolts. Concrete pads are provided for the display of each sculpture. No entry fee. Deadline: January 7, 2019 Midnight mountain time. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Jan7

Photographic call for entry "she"

A Smith Gallery in Johnson City, TX seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, February 22 to April 7, 2019. Photographers of all levels are invited to submit work reflecting the theme "she" : girl, daughter, mother, lady, matron, gentlewoman, gal, sister, feminine, madam, miss, grandmother, damsel, mademoiselle, lassie, princess, female, femme ... Fifty to fifty five images will be selected. A Blurb full color catalogue of the exhibit will be available for purchase. Awards are $325 for Juror's Award, $250 for Director's Award, three Juror Honorable Mentions each receiving an exhibition catalogue, discretionary Director Honorable Mentions each receiving an exhibition catalogue and $100 for Visitors' Award. Juror: Joyce Tenneson. $38 for the first 5 images, and $7 for each additional image. Entries of 11 or more images are eligible for a review of submitted entry images by the gallery directors. Deadline: January 7, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 512-422-4080.
International
Call for Artists
Jan11

42nd International Watermedia Exhibition

The Watercolor Art Society - Houston announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, March 3 - April 4, 2019 in Houston, TX. Over $7,000 in awards. Juror: Andy Evansen, AWS, TWSA, RRWS, PAPA, NWWS. At least 80% water media: watercolor, acrylic, gouache, egg tempera, casein, ink. No water miscible oil. Surfaces: paper, Yupo, Claybord, Aquabord, or Gessobord, paper-based board (illustration or art board), no canvas. Nonrefundable Fee of $35 per entry, or 2 for $50 or 3 for $65. Deadline: January 11, 2019 11:59pm MST. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 407-376-7352.
International
Call for Artists
Jan15

15th Annual Art on the Green Sculpture Garden Exhibit

The Art On The Green Sculpture Garden Exhibition at the Kemp Center for the Arts in Wichita Falls, Texas is in its 15th year. The juror, John Van Alstine, will accept between 8 and 10 pieces for the year-long exhibition, May 10, 2019 - May 9, 2020. In addition to installation stipends, there will be three cash prizes awarded (First = $2500, Second = $1000, Third = $500). All forms of outdoor sculpture will be considered, provided it meets the requirements of the prospectus. The exhibit space surrounds a public building; artwork will be placed throughout the site at the sole discretion of the contracted installer and Arts Council staff. $25 entry fee. Deadline: January 15, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 940-766-3347.
Local
Call for Artists
Jan18

Call for Visual Artists

Conception Arts is currently accepting artists for our one day event Thursday, January 24th at 2120 N Brevard St in Charlotte, NC. Join us for a fun night of networking, displaying and selling your work. We feature painters, sculptors, photographers, mixed media artists as well as specialty wood, glass and metal artisans. To submit your work/be contacted to have your questions answered personally please go to our website and choose "submit work". Our staff will be in touch within 24-48 hrs. See examples of participating artists and events on www.conceptionarts.com, facebook, and instagram @conceptionartists and @conceptionartshow. Conception Exhibits are now taking place across the US, and have been featured in the Dallas Patron Magazine, Wall St Journal and ABC news. No entry fee. Deadline: January 18, 2019. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Jan22

49th International Exhibit

The Louisiana Watercolor Society seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, May 4-24, 2019 at Place St. Charles in New Orleans, Louisiana. $8,000 Total Prizes, $2,500 First Place. Juror: Michael Holter NWS, TWSA. Open to water media only. Read prospectus carefully for eligibility. Entry fee: $20+. Deadline: January 22, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 225-485-8591.
International
Call for Artists
Jan28

Photographic call for entry "art+science"

A Smith Gallery in Johnson City, TX seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, March 15 to May 19, 2019. Awards are $325 for Juror's Selection, $250 for Director's Selection and $100 for Visitors' Award. Juror: Linda Alterwitz. Photographers of all levels are invited to submit work reflecting the theme "art+science." Thirty to thirty five images will be selected for exhibition. A Blurb full color catalogue of the exhibit with all the accepted entries will be available for purchase. $38 for the first 5 images and $7 for each additional image. Deadline: January 28, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 512-422-4080.
National
Call for Artists
Jan30

27th SculptFest

Sculptors are invited to submit entries for the 27th SculptFest, held April 26-28, 2019 at Centennial Plaza in Round Rock, Texas. Awards will be made and the City will purchase a sculpture from an exhibitor. This major invitational show will include approximately 80 sculptors hailing from across Texas and throughout the U.S. The show will feature a huge selection of miniature to monumental size sculptures as well as sculpture demonstrations including stone carving and bronze pouring. All types of sculpture will be accepted but will be juried. The City of Round Rock spent a significant amount of money for the 26th SculptFest in April 2018 and the Allen Houser exhibit. Community business leaders and the SculptFest hosts believe that a top sculpture show attracting visitors makes a significant contribution to economic development. Therefore, sculptors are not charged to participate in this event. SculptFest is the first national show to not charge sculptors to exhibit. Deadline: January 30, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 512-671-2705.
National
Call for Artists
Feb4

Call for Outdoor Sculpture

The Hattiesburg Alliance for Public Art seeks entries for its annual sculpture competition, March 2019 - March 2020 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. $2,500 honorarium per work selected, $1,000 Best in Show prize. Work may be of any media but must be impervious to the elements, require no maintenance, and be safe in an outdoor, heavily-trafficked pedestrian environment. No entry fee. Deadline: February 4, 2019. Contact: email
National
Call for Artists
Feb15

Academy Center of the Arts Annual National Juried Art Exhibition

The Academy Center of the Arts in Lynchburg, VA announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, April 5-27, 2019. Cash Awards over $3000, with Best in Show at $1000. Juror: Joan Huiner Ranzini. Open to U.S. residents, 18 years or older, working in the following disciplines; painting, sculpture, drawing, printmaking, fiber, glass, ceramics, wood, metal and mixed media. No photography accepted. All work submitted must be original (no reproductions), not done under supervision, not made from kits or patterns. All work must be suitably prepared for installation. The curator reserves the right to deny entry if any work is deemed not suitable for display or too difficult to install. Entries must have been completed after January 1, 2013, and not previously exhibited in a Lynchburg juried art show. $35 for three images. Deadline: February 15, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 434-528-3256, ext. 127.
National
Call for Artists
Feb22

21st Annual Sugarloaf Crafts Festival

Artists are invited to apply for the Spring 2019 Sugarloaf Crafts Festival, held March 22-24 at the Dulles Expo Center in Chantilly, VA. All work being sold must be handmade by the exhibitor selling it. The exhibitor fee is $645. Deadline: February 22, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call (800) 210-9900.
Regional
Call for Artists
Feb25

St. Johns River Festival of the Arts

Artists are invited to apply for the St. Johns River Festival of the Arts, held May 4-5, 2019 in historic downtown Sanford, FL. $15,000 in awards ($3,000 best in show). This is a juried, fine crafts and fine art event. No crafts or buy/sell is allowed. Artwork must be artist made by the exhibiting artist. Categories include but are not limited to: Glass, Ceramics, Wood, Fiber, Drawing, Painting Calligraphy, Printmaking, Stained Glass, Sculpture, Mixed Media, Metal and more. $25 application fee, $225 booth fee (Main Street), $175 (Side Street). Deadline: February 25, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 407-416-1779.
National
Call for Artists
Mar15

2019 VMRC Juried Art Exhibition

The Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, May 26 - June 30, 2019 at the Park Gables Gallery in Harrisonburg, VA. $6,700 in awards. Jurors: Cyndi Gusler, Eric Kniss, Dietrich Maune. This is a juried multimedia visual art exhibition open to all artists living in the USA. Three Divisions: (1) Drawing/ Painting/ Printmaking, (2) Photography/ Digital Art, (3) 3-D/ Fabric/ Assemblage/ Other Media. No commission on sales; sales for the past five years averaged 36% per year. No VMRC surcharge for receiving and returning accepted works. $35 for one to three works. Deadline: March 15, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 540-564-3400.
National
Call for Artists
Mar15

Art Springs 2019

The Hot Springs Area Cultural Alliance seeks artists for Art Springs 2019, the free 2-day outdoor festival portion of the annual Hot Springs celebration - Arts & The Park. Art Springs is a juried festival bursting with talented fine artists, artisans. and fine crafts. New in 2019 expanded venue area which includes Art Village for fine artists and artisans and Marketplace for fine crafts. Art Springs is held at the Hill Wheatley Plaza in downtown historic Hot Springs and is open from 10 am to 6 pm on Saturday, April 27 and 10 am - 4 pm on Sunday, April 28, 2019. Awards for People's Choice, Artists' Choice and HSACA Board Choice. $20 early bird, $30 regular application fee. Booth space is extra. Deadline: March 15, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 501-538-4575.
National
Call for Artists
May10

Big Four Arts Festival 2019

Artists are invited to apply for the Big Four Arts Festival, held September 7 & 8, 2019 at Big Four Bridge Lawn in Louisville, KY. The inaugural Big Four Arts Festival was the most attended (50,000+) two-day event ever held at Waterfront Park on the Big Four Bridge Lawn which consist of four acres of tree lined walks overlooking the Ohio River, a-mere two-minute drive from downtown Louisville. The Festival is known by artists for its easy access, spacious booth layouts, and many artist amenities. We want you, the quality artist to join us in 2019! $25 application fee. Deadline: May 10, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 502-435-7602.
National
Call for Artists
Jul1

2nd Annual Sugarloaf Crafts Festival

Sugarloaf Craft Festivals seeks artists for the 2nd Annual Sugarloaf Crafts Festival, held October 13-15, 2019 at the Dulles Expo Center in Chantilly, VA. All work being sold must be handmade by the person selling it. Booth fees: $645+. Deadline: July 1, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 301-990-1400.
National
Call for Artists
Jul1

14th Annual Sugarloaf Crafts Festival

Sugarloaf Craft Festivals seeks artists for the 14th Annual Sugarloaf Crafts Festival, held December 6-8, 2019 at the Dulles Expo Center in Chantilly, VA. All work must be handmade by the artisan selling it. Booth fees: $695+. Deadline: July 1, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 301-990-1400.

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