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

A Generous Kingdom III

Deadline October 21, 2018

Verum Ultimum Art Gallery invites artists (for the 3rd year of this theme) to explore, “A Generous Kingdom III: Art that explores symbolism, story, and beyond” and enter work that is any interpretation of the call. As with all Verum Ultimum’s calls for art, they never seek to drive the work, they only hope to […]

Risk/Reward: Renée’s Queer Cabaret – Seeking Performance Pieces

Deadline September 22, 2018

***CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS*** – Next theme: NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD RENÉE’S QUEER CABARET is a series of themed “resistance variety shows” hosted by Rockstar and B Movie Actress Renée Muzquiz. This live stage performance defies the traditional cabaret with rock music and a focus on the intimate humor, joys and vulnerabilities of living on […]

Holiday Road Trip Group Show 2018

Deadline October 09, 2018

Holiday Group Art Show Nov 1 – Dec 29th, 2018 Submit up to 3 images by Oct 9 All media, all styles theme travel. Looking for plein air, photographs, paintings, watercolors of places, landscapes, travel themes, people on the road, art should evoke holiday road trip.


Deadline October 20, 2018

OPEN CALL SEA Foundation’s invites applicants for its 2019/2020 residency program Two fellowships available. ABOUT Since its inception in 2016, the SEA Fellowship has pioneered an individual model and developed into a significant platform for artistic professional advancement. Application is open to visual artists, curators and art theorists/writers in all stages of their career. RESIDENCY […]

Spaceness 2019: Call to Artists

Deadline November 05, 2018

Each year we gather to celebrate time, space and the unknown through experimental art and media at the Sou’Wester Lodge in Seaview, WA. The 5th iteration of Spaceness takes place March 1-3, 2019. Our call to artists opens October 1st, and we will be accepting proposals through Nov 5th. See for details. CALL TO […]

In The Mix

Deadline October 15, 2018

Seeking visual artists working in all media for an exhibition titled In The Mix to be held at the Visual Arts Center gallery at Boise State University, Boise, ID. Looking for artworks that examine biracial / multiracial / mixed race identities. The exhibition curator, Kirsten Furlong, is seeking 5-7 artists to be included in the […]

Call for artists – REST – Wake up screaming #15

Deadline October 07, 2018

This month’s Wake up screaming will touch on themes of rest, retreat and recuperation, but also on themes such as the moon, dreams, autumn, hibernation, maybe even reaching into realms of death, religion and perhaps some themes I haven’t even thought about yet. I will be thinking about rest and how this can enhance my […]

Juried Exhibition – The Body: Power, Meaning & Representation in Contemporary Art

Deadline October 28, 2018

Washington State University’s Department of Fine Arts invites artists to submit works for consideration for a group exhibition exploring ideas about the body. We invite artists to submit works in any media including new media, photography, painting, video, performance, sculpture, installation, intermedia etc. We invite artists to interpret ideas about the body and its relationship […]

Exterior Sculpture Design

Deadline September 21, 2018

Call for Art Auburn CUP Kimberly Kent Art Brokerage is accepting submissions for commissioned art or digital design for the exterior of the utilities building and Multicare Auburn Hospital know as the CUP. Exterior art will be 8’ wide by 16’ high or similar based on the design. The art will be attached to the […]

22nd Japan Media Arts Festival | Call for Entries

Deadline October 05, 2018

The Japan Media Arts Festival Executive Committee is now accepting entries for the 22nd Japan Media Arts Festival. All artists around the world, without distinction as to professional, amateur, independent, or commercial, are invited to submit their works to the four divisions Art, Entertainment, Animation, and Manga. Eligible works are completed or exhibited within a […]

Seeking High School Artists

Deadline October 02, 2018

OVERVIEW The Salem Art Association (SAA) seeks talented freshman, sophomore, junior and senior high school students to join the High School Art Mentorship Program for the 2018-2019 school year. Students in public, private or parochial schools as well as those who are homeschooled are welcome to apply. PARTICIPANT RESPONSIBILITIES • Fulfill a ten-hour mentorship with […]

Holiday Showcase Exhibit

Deadline September 21, 2018

The Salem Art Association (SAA) in Salem, Oregon invites established and emerging visual artists to submit artwork, fine and functional crafts, handmade gifts, tree ornaments, apparel and accessories to an all-media showcase in the Bush Barn Art Center (Artists participating in the Fall-Winter Exhibition Season at the Bush Barn Art Center are also welcome to […]


Deadline October 06, 2018

THEME | THE PORTRAIT | INTERNATIONAL JURIED PHOTO EXHIBITION Entry Deadline | October 6th, 2018 Notice of Acceptance | October 17th, 2018 Exhibition Dates | November 2nd – November 23rd, 2018 THE PORTRAIT | JUROR: DOUGLAS BEASLEY In her book, Portraits and Persons, writer Cynthia Freeland describes three essential elements that constitute a portrait: “(1) […]


Deadline October 31, 2018

The 26th annual competition for gallery exhibition and “Artist of 2019 Publication Award.” This exhibition is devoted to the discovery, introduction and promotion of emerging artists. The exhibition will be held February 27 – March 23, 2019 at the Limner Gallery and is open to all artists working in any media.

Holiday Small Works

Deadline October 31, 2018

A holiday Small Works Exhibition, open to all media with an 18″ maximum dimension, including frame.

Abstract Mind 2019: the 4th International Exhibition on Abstract Art

Deadline September 25, 2018

CICA Museum invites artists worldwide to participate in “Abstract Mind,” the 4th International Exhibition on Abstract Art. *Deadline: September 25, 2018 *The categories include: -Painting, Drawing, and Print -Sculpture & Installation Art -Photograph & 2D Digital Art -Video & Interactive Art *Installation -Photographs & 2D Digital Art Selected works will be printed in 10×15 inches, […]

International Physical Theatre Lab and IUGTE Conference

Deadline December 13, 2018

International Physical Theatre Lab and IUGTE Conference December 13 – 21, 2018 Leitring bei Leibnitz, Austria The Lab is open to performers from different creative genres and techniques inspired by Physical Theatre as a bold, vibrant and multidimensional approach to contemporary theatre performance. The program is designed for experienced dancers, actors of physical theatre, contemporary […]

StoriesToArt 2018 Call for Artists

Deadline September 30, 2018

StoriesToArt is accepting 300 artists through a juried application process to exhibit and sell work on a unique platform. Artists are judged on a first-come, first-served basis. We currently welcome distinguished artists from every field and recent art school graduates residing in the U.S. to apply, and we hope to expand internationally in the near […]

Lake Wilderness Lodge Art Gallery – Call for Loaned Art Exhibits

Deadline December 31, 2019

Introducing Lake Wilderness Lodge Art Gallery – a place for local NW artists to show case their artwork! The City of Maple Valley Public Arts Commission invites Artists working in 2 dimensional art or Custodians of such artwork to apply for the new Lake Wilderness Lodge Art Gallery Exhibition program. For an application and additional […]

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