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 to artists for submissions for Trail Blazers commemorative poster series

Deadline June 09, 2017

Looking for local artists to participate in a commemorative poster series for each home game of the Portland Trail Blazers 2017-18 NBA regular season and we’re hoping you’ll share the information below with artists you know to encourage them to participate. At this point, we’re conducting more targeted outreach through our partners, so we hope […]

Call for Muralists Fife Aquatic Center (WA)

Deadline July 07, 2017

The City of Fife Arts Commission is seeking digital submissions for a mural to be applied on the outside wall of Fife Aquatic Center, located at 5410 20th St E, Fife, WA. The mural will be digitally applied to six panels using a custom high pressure lamination process and the artist will receive $5,000 in […]

13th Annual Independent Pilot Competition

Deadline June 28, 2017

Last Chance for Discounted Entry: Submit to the NYTVF! Looking to submit your produced TV pilot or series? Submit to the Independent Pilot Competition (IPC), the NYTVF’s flagship, annual initiative, accepting independently-produced, original television pilots and series, short films, and short-form web series from around the globe. For discounted entry, submit by the Regular Deadline, […]

Water | International Photography Call for Entry

Deadline June 28, 2017

THEME | Water Water is a prominent theme in the art of photography both visually and conceptually and across a multitude of photographic genres. We welcome images about water issues and images of water in all it’s many forms, e.g. fog, oceans, snow, drought, etc. All artist renditions on the water theme, genres, capture types […]

6/15 & 6/22 Carve and Print – Block Printing workshops with Barbara Mason

Deadline June 22, 2017

Award winning local, national and international exhibiting artist will teach a block printmaking class at Sequoia Gallery and Studios in June. Thursday evenings starting on June 15. All supplies will be provided, bring an apron and an image you want to recreate. One color for the first print we will create multiple copies which means […]

Miss Anthology Comics submissions

Deadline July 17, 2017

Miss Anthology Comics and c3:initiative invite female and genderqueer artists (ages 13-18) to submit comic drawings to the forthcoming publication of the Miss Anthology manga. The printed manga is a culmination of free workshops on the craft of comic production that took place March – May 2017. The student work, as well as additional submissions, […]

Call for Context Miami Art Fair 2017

Deadline June 15, 2017

ARTE PONTE is a daughter gallery to JanKossen Contemporary, offering a bridge between talented, yet to be discovered artists and the global art market. First round of applications close June 15th. Successful applicants will be notified by the end of June. For more information about the Swiss organization Art fairs is one of the primary […]

Call for nominations: 2017 Oregon Arts Awards

Deadline June 30, 2017

Reinstated by Governor Brown following a 10-year hiatus, the Governor’s Arts Awards are a partnership between the Office of the Governor and the Arts Commission to recognize and honor individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to the arts in Oregon. The Governor’s Arts Awards are open to any individual, organization or community that […]

2017 Eclipse Epicdenter Exhibit (Madras, OR)

Deadline June 30, 2017

All artists creating fine arts and crafts are invited to participate in this art exhibit in celebration of the total Solar Eclipse of August 2017. The town of Madras, OR has a population of approximately 6,200 which is expected to swell to about 70,000 over the weekend preceding the Solar Eclipse. Thousands will visit the […]

Call for Big Picture art project

Deadline May 31, 2018

You can read more about the project here: There is a short video at the top of the home page that explain it in a few minutes. Basically, participants from all over the world are uploading their drawings and sketches and we are making a large mosaic-panoramic picture from all the drawings. This picture […]

Emerging Craft Artist Opportunity

Deadline September 30, 2017

Early career craft artist opportunity. Call for artist begins July 1- September 30, winner will be a featured artist in a retail gallery, national promotion and $1,000 prize. In addition to the winner, six finalists will be chosen with their work featured on a rotating basis. Contemporary Craft 2100 Smallman Street Pittsburgh PA 15222. For […]

New York’s Largest Independent Exhibition: 10th Annual Governors Island Art Fair

Deadline June 15, 2017

“Gems Among the Ruins” – New York Times Seeking artists working in Painting, Photography, Sculpture, Installation, Video, & Sound. The 2017 Governors Island Art Fair will feature one hundred artists of exceptional talent, each awarded an exhibition room in the historic and beautifully dilapidated buildings. Once selected, your exhibition space is free and GIAF is […]

Olympic Mills Commerce Center Exhibitions in Industrial SE Portland

Deadline August 31, 2017

The Olympic Mills Commerce Center is accepting applications for artists looking to display their work in a public venue. OMCC is located in the historic close-in SE industrial neighborhood in Portland. The 4-story building is home to numerous creative-based businesses and organizations. The modern-meets-industrial architecture is clean and full of natural light. There is abundant […]

RACC Opportunity: Call for Artists for Night Lights’ 2017-2018 Season

Deadline June 19, 2017

Night Lights is a monthly public art event that promotes digital media, urban intervention, and technological innovation through site-specific outdoor art experiences. This is a call for five artists for the $1,000 honorarium and for a residency for one artist who will receive a $5,000 honorarium. On the First Thursdays of October through April, juried […]

Call to Artist Vendors by Artist and Craftsman Supply

Deadline June 20, 2017

Artist and Craftsman Supply in North Portland is hosting an art fair on Sunday, July 2nd, 2017 from 12-5pm to celebrate our one year anniversary on Lombard Ave! We will have up to 20 booth spaces for local artists to sell work and the event will feature live music, snacks, live screen printing, a craft […]

Beautify Beaverton – Vinyl Art Wraps!

Deadline June 12, 2017

The City of Beaverton invites artists to submit images for the 2017 Beautify Beaverton project. The selected artwork will enhance Beaverton’s existing infrastructure by transforming utility and traffic signal boxes into artistic features throughout the city. In partnership with Clean Slate Group, the Beaverton Arts Program is wrapping unsightly utility boxes in high-performance and graffiti-resistant […]

Call for “We Belong Here” All artists, poets, performers, dancers

Deadline June 01, 2017

The City Repair Project believes housing is a human right. But in an economy in which houses are commodities, and in our city which is still in a state of emergency around housing — what is the meaning of home? What helps one feel a sense of belonging to a place? The theme for this […]

Call for MUCE Now or Neverland Art Fair | Art Basel WKND

Deadline September 03, 2017

A mixture of old and new, Now Or Neverland: Ode To Hip Hop serves as a visual representation of a genre that influenced a generation. Celebrating 45 years since inception, Hip Hop should be reflected in exhibiting works at varying stages of growth. Artists are encouraged to deconstruct the genre by exploration of the five […]

Call for “Abstract”

Deadline June 03, 2017

There are so many delicious things in abstract art that don’t necessarily cross over into realism. You can get lost in abstracts, creating them and viewing them. They awaken the senses in a completely different way than in “regular” art. They can be completely unique depending on the medium from a mix of color, or […]

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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