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 https://racc.org/resources/submit-an-opportunity.

The Work Around – deadline extended!

Deadline July 10, 2020

The Work Around is a community art initiative organized by Carissa Burkett and Zemula Barr in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and inspired by similar public art exhibitions in other cities, including WE ARE HERE / HERE WE ARE in Los Angeles and Art in Place in Chicago. While many of our local arts spaces […]

Plein Air Pandemic Paint Out

Deadline July 11, 2020

As an alternative option to this year’s Lavender Paint Out, the Chehalem Cultural Center would like to invite you to participate in the 2020 Plein Air Pandemic Paint Out! To participate you must submit high-quality, digital images of up to three artworks of plein air paintings that are of “The Landscapes Around You”. We would […]

SR3 Sealife Response, Rehabilitation, and Research at the Des Moines Marina Fencing Artwork

Deadline July 13, 2020

The Des Moines Arts Commission is looking for an artist to create imagery for the new fencing that surrounds the location of SR3 Sealife Response, Rehabilitation, and Research located on the Des Moines Marina Floor. Opportunity SR3 is a marine wildlife hospital that will provide response and rehabilitation for sick or injured marine animals. This […]

Teachable Moment: Open Call for Submissions

Deadline July 15, 2020

Teachable Moment Teachable moments create space for rethinking, for cross-examination, and to draw on abstract concepts deploying them not only as method, but also as authentic behavior in the heat of the moment. It is the generative collision of authentic world experience and the practice-realm of thoughts. Stove Works invites proposals of up to 300 […]

PRISMA Art Prize

Deadline July 15, 2020

Il Varco is glad to inaugurate the second year of Prisma Art Prize, a quarterly award for artists from all around the world that will become a collective exhibition for the first time in september 2020 in Rome. Organized with the goal of creating a space for visual artists to share their work with hundreds […]

Request for Proposals – TVC Musical Benches

Deadline July 15, 2020

Tualatin Valley Creates (TVC) is growing Washington County’s public art portfolio. Thanks to capital support approved by Washington County Commissioners, TVC will be commissioning four new artworks in what is being called Musical Benches Public Art Collection. Each will be strategically placed in order to highlight qualities of particular communities, enhance existing events, and/or to […]

MANDATORY COLOR
 2020 Juried Member Exhibition

Deadline July 15, 2020

EXHIBITION: Members of the Surface Design Association (SDA) are invited to submit work for MANDATORY COLOR: Surface Design Association Juried Members Exhibition, held at Museum of Texas Tech University in Lubbock, TX. The exhibition will be on view from October 3, 2020 through December 6, 2020. Juror is Amie Adelman. The exhibition includes awards. Entries may be submitted online April […]

The Mini Salon – 2020

Deadline July 17, 2020

The Mini Salon – 2020 International Small Works Traveling Exhibition A two year tour will take the The Mini Salon across the U.S. and over seas to Kenya, Africa. What you’ll need to do: Create Work Mail Work to Us Upload – Digital Images of Work Upload – Artist Statement, CV, List of Work Pay […]

8X8Photo

Deadline July 17, 2020

Call for Photos: 2020 8X8Photo An online exhibit featuring hundreds of photographs The Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council is currently accepting submissions for the 8X8Photo online exhibit. Registration and participation is open to all – no photography background required. 8X8Photo is a brand new event run by the Shoreline-Lake Forest Park Arts Council, a nonprofit […]

Plein Air: Chronicling 2020

Deadline July 20, 2020

The Arts Council of Lake Oswego invites artists to participate in the 6th annual Plein Air Lake Oswego. In many ways, the landscape of 2020 looks much different than previous years. In light of the continued restrictions, health and safety risks due to COVID-19, and ongoing social justice movements, this year’s Plein Air will take […]

Plein Air: Chronicling 2020

Deadline July 20, 2020

The Arts Council of Lake Oswego invites artists to participate in the 6th annual Plein Air Lake Oswego. In many ways, the landscape of 2020 looks much different than previous years. In light of the continued restrictions, health and safety risks due to COVID-19, and ongoing social justice movements, this year’s Plein Air will take […]

Call for Artists: CICA Young Korean Artists Solo Show Series Spring 2021

Deadline July 20, 2020

CICA Museum invites Korean artists worldwide and international artists based in Korea to participate in the Young Korean Artists Show Series Spring 2021 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 […]

Subjectiv Journal Open Call

Deadline July 24, 2020

Subjectiv is an independent online journal promoting the visual and literary arts in the Pacific Northwest. For our Summer 2020 issue, we are accepting submissions of visual art, poetry, fiction, and creative non-fiction. Detailed guidelines are available on our website. Open to established and emerging artists and writers who are residents of Oregon, Washington, Idaho, […]

Vancouver City Hall Art Shows

Deadline July 24, 2020

Each year Vancouver City Hall showcases the work of artists from the Pacific Northwest in various meeting rooms and community spaces. Artists are invited to submit visual artwork for consideration to the current Curator in Residence, Jess Graff. All artwork must be able to be hung from a hook and cable system already in place […]

City of Eugene: Temporary Public Artwork: Request for Qualifications

Deadline July 25, 2020

The City of Eugene is issuing a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) from artists or artist-teams to create a temporary public work of art along the fence surrounding the Downtown Riverfront Redevelopment site along 4th Avenue, High Street and the fence along the railroad tracks off of 5th Avenue. This commission is open to all professional, emerging, […]

Pretty in Pink

Deadline July 25, 2020

treat gallery is excited to announce our open call: “Pretty in Pink.” “From the rosy tint of wind-reddened cheeks to the first flush of arousal, from cherry blossoms to PeptoBismol, pink is a sweet, intimate, fragile and sickening shade. Few colors trigger more contradictory associations and emotions–tender, childish, plastic, pornographic–or are so symbolic of both […]

FOOTPRINTS Immigration/Migration Juried Award Exhibition

Deadline July 27, 2020

Artworks produced by artists born outside the U.S. for exhibition focussed on the Immigrant experience. Works must convey aspects of the artist’s personal experience as an immigrant. Artists should also submit a paragraph reflecting on their work’s story. $1000 in Juror selected cash awards will be distributed among the prize recipients. Contact Susan Miner for […]

Bewitched

Deadline July 27, 2020

Call to Artists for the Bewitched show opening August 7th, 2020. Bewitched was an iconic television show in the 60’s and 70’s. It means to enchant or delight, also to cast a spell over someone. Please email Angela up to 6 images for consideration. Accepted works will need to be dropped off no later than […]

Cube

Deadline July 30, 2020

I am a local artist trying to put my art out during a timely movement. I just released a website with a collection of my Hip-Hop portraiture. With any purchase, the buyer can choose a non-profit where 50% of the proceeds will be sent. I am trying to support Black Lives Matter, Showing Up for […]

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.