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

USArtists International

USArtists International supports performances by U.S. dance, music, and theater ensembles and solo artists invited to perform at important cultural festivals and performing arts marketplaces anywhere in the world outside the United States and its territories. USArtists International grantees reflect the vibrant diversity of U.S. artists and creative expression in the performing arts. The program […]

Call for Artists: the International Exhibition “Circle”

Deadline February 20, 2020

CICA Museum invites artists worldwide to participate in the International Exhibition, “Circle.” We are open to photography, 2D digital art, video art, interactive art, painting, sculpture and installation art dealing with circles, roundness, circulation, repetition, rituals, wholeness, etc. *Deadline: February 20, 2020 *Category -Photographs & 2D Digital Art -Video & Interactive Art -Painting, Sculpture & […]

Hallie Ford Fellowships in the Visual Arts

Deadline February 20, 2020

The Ford Family Foundation is pleased to announce the call for applications for the 2020 Hallie Ford Fellowships in the Visual Arts is now open. The Foundation will award up to three $35,000 unrestricted fellowships to established Oregon visual artists who have demonstrated a depth of sophisticated practice and potential for significant future accomplishment. Their […]

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 […]

Call for Artists

Deadline February 23, 2020

What story does your art tell? The 57th annual Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts is seeking local, national and international artists for three distinct art exhibits. Each exhibit highlights a unique art medium and theme, and all work will be seen by nearly 25,000 Festival goers this June 26-28, 2020. This year’s exhibits include: […]

Art in the Park

Deadline February 23, 2020

Art in the Park, our unique summer exhibition, embodies the incredible beauty and rich history of the Pacific Northwest. Drawing 25,000 visitors, our Festival promotes and showcases the work of regionally and nationally recognized makers in a broadly inclusive venue. We seek dedicated artists, designers, and craftsfolk who draw inspiration from this unique part of […]

Memento Mori

Deadline February 24, 2020

Call to artists for the Memento Mori show at Splendorporium opening Friday, March 6th 7-9. Artists can submit up to 6 images for consideration. Deadline to submit images is February 24th. Accepted work is due at the gallery Friday, February 28th by 7 pm. Memento mori is a Latin phrase meaning ‘remember you must die’. […]

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 […]

Call for Entry – Clearly Human IV

Deadline February 27, 2020

The St. Louis Artists’ Guild is proud to host Clearly Human IV, an all-media group exhibition of artwork focused on the human figure. Clearly Human IV gives a comprehensive look at the many ways of representing the human figure, from traditional to contemporary, realistic to fanciful, beautiful to unsettling. The exhibit seeks a diverse view […]

The Fulcrum – Art for the Plaza at The Patricia Reser Center for the Arts

Deadline February 27, 2020

Artists residing in the United States are invited to apply for a public opportunity with the City of Beaverton. Invitation to apply officially opens January 16, 2020. •Description | The City of Beaverton seeks an artist(s) to design, engineer, fabricate and install an artwork on the plaza outside the new Patricia Reser Center for the […]

WomenCinemakers – Biennale for women filmmakers and artists, 2020 Edition

Deadline February 28, 2020

WomenCinemakers is now accepting submissions from female filmmakers, directors and producers for its 2020 Biennial Edition. MISSION WomenCinemakers opens up a new space for women directors to share their powerful films and ideas, encouraging mutual exchange where the filmmakers and critics can converge to discuss the becoming of the film industry. Browsing through WomenCinemakers, you’ll […]

Cover to Cover — a postcard art show

Deadline February 28, 2020

The Pendleton Public Library in Pendleton, Oregon is inviting artists to mail in 4″ x 6″ postcard size original artworks inspired by a book. Postcards must: -meet USPS postcard guidelines -be mailed to the Pendleton Public Library, 502 SW Dorion Ave, Pendleton, OR 97801 -include the title of the book somewhere on the front of […]

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 […]

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 […]

Portland Open Studios 2020

Deadline February 29, 2020

Portland Open Studios creates a unique educational opportunity for the public to witness art in the making, and learn about media, materials and the business of creative endeavor. Through this interaction, Portland Open Studios creates a platform for local artists to thrive, engage and fosters a community that values the arts. Applications are now open […]

Emerging Artist Series

Deadline February 29, 2020

The Foundry Art Centre is now accepting proposals for a rotation of solo exhibitions by promising emerging artists. The Emerging Artist series provides a venue, the Ameristar Gallery at the Foundry Art Centre, for early-career artists to show their work to a regional audience. The ideal Emerging Artist would be out of school (not a […]

Arte Natura

Deadline February 29, 2020

Arte Natura is a thematic exhibition based on art inspired by the natural world. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery, May 7 – 30, 2020 and is open to all artists working in any media. All interpretations of the theme are acceptable, including landscape, fruits, vegetables, flowers and fauna and human figuration as part of the natural […]

61 ! Commissions for Public Art

Deadline February 29, 2020

Please click to apply online for 61 (yes, 61!) new works of public art for 7 new District of Columbia Government buildings in Washington, DC. Works include two and three-dimensional sculpture, murals, mixed-media, mosaics, graphics, glass, suspended, art furniture, and more. Why so many commissions? Our architects, agency clients and stakeholders have really appreciated […]

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