calls for artists

This list includes local and national juried, and non-juried, competitions for artists of all media. Disclaimer: RACC does not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness or completeness of this outside information. This list is not intended to endorse any views expressed or products or services offered by these links. To submit a notice go to

Call for Video Artists: #PostReality (Greece)

Deadline April 05, 2017

The PhotoPhore, proud partner of ADAF 2017, opens its call for artists #PostReality. We are searching for video-art works, short movies, digital and animation films, to include in our official selection for the 13th Athens Digital Arts Festival – ADAF 2017. The screening will be part of the festival programmed from May 18 to 21, […]

Art Port Townsend 19th Annual Juried Art Show

Deadline June 09, 2017

The Port Townsend Arts Commission and Northwind Arts Center are seeking submissions for “Expressions Northwest”, the nineteenth Annual Art Port Townsend Juried Art Competition which takes place from August 3 – August 27, 2017 at the Northwind Arts Center in Port Townsend, WA. Artists must be at least 16 years of age and a resident […]

“Future Tellers”- a Juried Exhibition at Gallery 114

Deadline May 02, 2017

Tomorrow. The world is changing, the ground is shifting, assumptions are undermined, and reality comes with alternatives. Where will politics, science, technology, the human condition, and the making of art be when we wake up “Tomorrow”? How do you, the artist, respond to these changes through your work? Do you see a world of fear […]

Call for “Pleasing to the Palette” (CA)

Deadline May 19, 2017

7th Annual Juried Exhibition: Pleasing to the Palette VILLAGE THEATRE ART GALLERY June 30-August 18, 2017 Juror: Maria Medua About the Juror: Maria Medua serves as the Director of the SFMOMA Artists Gallery, where she has organized more than 50 gallery exhibitions and has worked closely with 300 artists from the Bay Area and beyond. […]

Call for Artists by Artist and Craftsman Supply

Deadline April 15, 2017

We’re thrilled to announce that artist Roger Peet will soon be transforming our outside walls with a mural! In partnership with the Center for Biological Diversity, Roger paints bright, stunning depictions of endangered species local to the area. The mural is focusing on the Streaked Horned Lark, an endangered species native to the Pacific Northwest […]

3/24 Limited Palette Portrait Painting Workshop

Deadline March 24, 2017

There are many benefits to using a limited palette, and these four colors – Titanium White, Yellow Ochre, Cadmium Red, and Ivory Black, famously used by Swedish painter Anders Zorn – create especially beautiful skin tones. During this two-day workshop we will mix a full range of harmonious, portrait-perfect colors, to simplify your painting process […]

“Off the Grid” Outdoor Installation at Open Air Art Museum (Ohio)

Deadline April 30, 2017

The Inn at Honey Run is partnering with the Greater Columbus Arts Council to select up to three central Ohio artists to create outdoor installations for the Holmes County Open Air Art Museum (OAAM). The budget is $30,000 for up to three commissioned works. The Open Air Art Museum is set on 56 acres of […]

Grayscale Wonderland

Deadline March 26, 2017

Bleicher/Gorman Project Space Bergamot Station is happy to invite you to submit your grayscale works to become part of the annual Grayscale Wonderland exhibit. The aim of the exhibit is to explore new artists’ work while broadening our horizons into the grayscale medium of expression.

37th Annual Spring Photography Contest

Deadline May 19, 2017

Photographer’s Forum Magazine and SIGMA present the 37th Annual Spring Photography Contest, open to all amateur photographers. Over $6,950 in cash and equipment awarded! 1st Place: $2,000 & Sigma 24-35mm F2 DG HSM | Art lens. 2nd Place: $1,500 & Sigma 24mm 1.4 DG HSM | Art lens. 3rd Place: $1,000. $125 goes to each […]

The Matador Review seeks submissions for Summer 2017

Deadline May 31, 2017

The Matador Review is an online literature and art quarterly based in Chicago, Illinois. We publish poetry, fiction, flash fiction, and creative non-fiction, inviting all unpublished literature written in the English language (and translations that are accompanied by the original text) as well as many forms of visual art. We are accepting submissions for our […]

Call for Black & White

Deadline April 10, 2017

We’re looking for artists who have some black and white pieces available for a group show at the Gallery at Cerulean. Large paintings are preferable, but smaller pieces and drawings will also be considered. We’re particularly excited about abstract and non-objective art, but we’re open to representational work that is appropriate for the space. The […]

Call for “Photography as Response”

Deadline April 26, 2017

CALL FOR ENTRY THEME | Photography As Response Photographic art as response to environmental concerns, human rights, personal freedoms, religions, governments and the global human condition. Send us your photo-based work that fits the call. All genres, subjects, capture types and photographic processes both traditional and unique are eligible for selection by the juror, Christy […]

The Chimaera Project In H(er) D(irection) Film Competition

Deadline March 31, 2017

The Chimaera Project In H(er) D(irection) is a film competition that is open for women directors and individuals identifying as women. Create a two-minute visual that shares your passion for being a Director. Entries must be submitted: March 1 – March 31, 2017 Awards will be announced by April 30, 2017 weathered-movie-reel.jpg GUIDELINES A two-minute […]

2017 Waterloo Arts Juried Exhibition

Deadline April 09, 2017

Waterloo Arts invites all artists residing in the US or Canada to submit artwork for the 2017 Waterloo Arts Juried Exhibition. Artists will receive substantial exposure during the district’s largest community event, The Waterloo Arts Fest, welcoming more than 5,000 attendees. JUROR: Anderson Turner, Director, School of Art Collection and Galleries, Kent State University; Technical […]

Open Call for Pacific Northwest Artists and Artisans

Deadline March 31, 2017

CLOUD CITY STUDIOS is proud to present its first CALL TO ARTISTS for Volume 1, Issue 1 of the CLOUD CITY BI-ANNUAL. A new publication highlighting Visual Art, Artists, Artisans and all things creative from the Pacific Northwest. Our goal is to provide the community with the best and most creative Artists and Artisans of […]

CALL TO ARTISTS | “Modern Masters: A Look at Hyper-Realism” (NY)

Deadline March 28, 2017

Artists are invited to apply for this upcoming exhibition, to be held at ARTEPONTE New York gallery premises in Chelsea. This exhibition showcases classically trained artists who explore contemporary themes and topics but work using traditional methods and techniques. Exploring the genre of the old master painters, the show presents modern topics and subjects that […]

Pianists —Participate in Piano Day

Deadline March 28, 2017

Two years ago, German pianist Nils Frahm declared the 88th day of each year to be “Piano Day,” a special day to celebrate the piano. The 88th day of the year was chosen because the modern piano (usually) has 88 keys. In 2016, there were more than 20 events held across the globe, from Japan, Australia, […]

Call for Artists & Designers – DownStreet Art (MA)

Deadline March 31, 2017

Designed as a creative placemaking program to revitalize post-industrial North Adams, Massachusetts, DownStreet Art enhances resident engagement and increases downtown visitorship through arts and cultural activities. Now celebrating its tenth season, Downstreet Art will bring 10 public, participatory projects to North Adams in 2017. These include three dynamic opportunities for artists and designers to develop […]

Fort Omaha (NE) Campus Public Art Project

Deadline April 10, 2017

The Metropolitan Community College committee is seeking a large exterior sculpture, installation, or environmental public art project. The proposed site of the commissioned artwork is in the highly visible central courtyard, with a base area spanning approximately 8 x 8 ft. However, the site could incorporate the entire 120 x 120 ft. courtyard. The work […]

RACC Opportunity: Request for Qualifications for the RACC Mural Roster

Deadline July 05, 2017

The Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) in Portland, Oregon, invites artists living in Oregon and Washington to submit qualifications for a roster of artists qualified to create murals. Artists remain on the roster for three years, after which time they will be asked to reapply. The deadline for submitting application materials is the first […]

Disclaimer: RACC does not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness or completeness of this outside information. This list is not intended to endorse any views expressed or products or services offered by these links.

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