calls for artists

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Features for Oregon Humanities magazine: “Outside”

Deadline March 15, 2020

We’re now accepting submissions for the summer 2020 issue of Oregon Humanities on the theme “Outside.” Explore the meaning of being outside, the creation of the idea of the outdoors, and who has been invited into and excluded from these spaces. Share a story of people interacting with a natural environment—what are the possibilities and […]

Documentary Producer

Deadline March 01, 2020

Oregon Humanities is looking for an experienced video producer to help us prepare a grant application for $250,000 in funding to create a series of six to eight short documentaries on the theme of water in Oregon history. These videos will explore how conflict over water and waterways shaped the settlement of Oregon and the […]

Hip to be Square

Deadline March 20, 2020

Sequoia Gallery + Studios invites all local artists and friends of the gallery to participate in our Annual April Hip 2B Square fundraising show in downtown Hillsboro. Whether you have previously shown your creative art in public or not, this is your opportunity to display your creativity for a month at Sequoia for $25 that […]

Black & White 2020 – OPEN CALL

Deadline February 28, 2020

◾️We’re holding a call for artists for our month-long group show! This month’s theme is “Black & White.” We are accepting artwork submissions based in black, white and grey tones. While the work doesn’t require a complete absence of color it should be mostly derived from the combination of black and white. ◽️ Artists can […]

Open Call – Love Sharing 6Th Edition – International Theatre Festival

Deadline April 30, 2020

Organized by Theandric, a drama company taking an innovative and experimental approach to political theatre, “Love Sharing” is the first International Festival dedicated to the culture of peace and non- violence. Contemporary art, scientific research, social and political innovation get in touch with each other, with the territory, with the social and political institutions, with […]

Call for Artists: CICA Young Korean Artists Solo Show Series Fall 2020

Deadline March 06, 2020

CICA Museum invites Korean artists worldwide and international artists based in Korea to participate in the Young Korean Artists Show Series Fall 2020 and the publication. Each selected artist will have a solo exhibition for a week in the gallery space (around 44m2) at the CICA Museum. The artists will be also featured in the […]

Making A Better Painting Student Exhibition

Deadline February 22, 2020

Calling all current-student painters! Send us your best work in for a chance to be included in a week-long, juried show at Lewis & Clark College that will be part of the Making a Better Painting Symposium and Exhibit, March 6th and 7th. Have your work seen by professional artists, educators, gallerists and curators during […]

Artsfest ’20 Fine Arts Festival

Deadline March 31, 2020

Call for Artists – Artsfest ’20 Fine Arts Festival, Solomons, MD Saturday & Sunday, September 19 & 20, 2020, 10am-5pm both days Join us for our 27th Anniversary! Artsfest is an annual juried arts festival held at beautiful Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, in Solomons, Maryland, where the Patuxent River meets the Chesapeake Bay. […]

Engage Art Contest

Deadline May 31, 2020

The Engage Art Contest is a juried competition for original Visual Art, Music Video, Film and Performing Arts. The topic is the Spiritual Battle described in Ephesians 6:10-20 and related verses. Download/sign-up in our mobile app, which will help you engage Scripture (including our contest topic). The current contest runs until May 31, 2020, and […]

2020 LOCAL 14 Call For Artists

Deadline March 15, 2020

Lake Oswego Art & Craft League, LOCAL 14, announces a call to artists for their annual juried art show and sale, to be held October 2-4, 2020, at the World Forestry Center in Portland, OR. We are inviting west coast artists from California to Alaska, including British Columbia and Idaho to submit an application. A […]

Art of Healing

Deadline May 31, 2020

St. Anthony Hospital Foundation is hosting The Art of Healing Art walk on Saturday June 6th, 2020 at the Pendleton Heritage Station Park. We are hosting this event to raise awareness about the transformative and restorative role that art can have in the healing process. We see this as a celebration of the power of […]

New Members – Waterstone Gallery

Deadline May 31, 2020

Waterstone Gallery, a cooperative gallery in Portland’s Pearl district is looking for a new member. If you feel your work would be a good fit, and you are interested in working with our community, please visit for further information.

Prix Ars Electronica & STARTS Prize Call for Projects

Deadline March 16, 2020

Prix Ars Electronica – the world’s most time-honoured media arts competition – is now accepting submissions. Winners of the Prix are awarded the coveted Golden Nica statuette, prize money ranging up to € 10,000 per category and an opportunity to showcase their talents at the famed Ars Electronica Festival in Linz. STARTS Prize The […]

Request for Qualifications: Montebello Art Wall

Deadline February 28, 2020

Nonprofit housing developer Bienestar requests creative artistic work at its oldest community affordable housing property, Montebello, set to re-open in May, 2020 after a year of rehabilitation ________________________________________ Timeline: RFQ due: 2/28 Artist selection: 3/14 Draft installation: 4/8 Installation: 4/15-5/15 Grand Opening Event: 5/28 Background: Bienestar seeks to work with a visual artist to create […]

Wilsonville Festival of Arts 2020: Make Your Mark

Deadline March 02, 2020

Wilsonville Arts & Culture Council is hosting the 21st iteration of the Wilsonville Festival of Arts. WFA 2020 Theme: Make Your Mark! May 30th & 31st Town Center Park Wilsonville, OR 97070 This mid-size art festival kicks off the season at the South end of the greater Portland metro area, attracting more than 5000 visitors. […]

2021 Call for Artists | Paragon Arts Gallery

Deadline May 01, 2020

The Paragon Arts Gallery is an educational and community space located in Portland Community College’s Paragon Arts Resource Building along with PCC Cascade’s printmaking studio. We are committed to exhibiting work of high artistic quality and cultural relevance. Mindful of our role as a member of the Humboldt community we are especially interested in proposals […]

Artworks for Downtown Police Station

Deadline February 26, 2020

The 0.85-acre property is located at 2223 W. Fairview Avenue, in downtown’s West End, and includes an existing 4,344 square-foot building which formerly served as a fast food chain, donut shop and most recently an LGBTQ+ nightclub. The artwork(s) will be located on a fence which will surround a parking lot for fleet and service […]

Katonah Museum of Art International Juried Biennial

Deadline April 03, 2020

The Katonah Museum of Art invites submissions for Cladogram: KMA International Juried Biennial, June 28 to October 4, 2020, juried by Yasmeen Siddiqui. The KMA presents exhibitions that explore ideas about art, culture, and society – past and present – through innovative exhibition and education programs. Cladogram: KMA International Juried Biennial presents an opportunity for […]

Call for Chalk Artists, Performers, and Vendors

Deadline May 28, 2020

2D4D’s annual La Strada dei Pastelli Chalk Art Festival, happening August 8-9, 2020 at Cedar Hills Crossing, Beaverton is looking for chalk artists, performers, and art vendors. Applications due May 28, 2020 and can be found online at .Chalk Artists. No street painting experience required. All applications will be reviewed based on proven experience […]

PDX Chalk Art Festival

Deadline April 11, 2020

Call to Artists Announcement You are invited to participate in the inaugural PDX Chalk Art Festival, held September 5-7, 2020 in the North Park blocks of the Pearl District. The PDX Chalk Art Festival is the first-ever street painting event in the city of Portland. As an artist, this is an opportunity to get in […]

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.