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 […]

RACC Opportunity: Call for Artists: Permanent artworks for Portland International Airport

The Regional Arts & Culture Council and the Port of Portland invite artists/teams living in the U.S. or Canada to submit qualifications for a series of permanent artworks for Concourse B at Portland International Airport. The art budget is $650,000. The deadline for submission on CaFÉ™ is 11:59 PM Mountain Time, Wednesday, November 6, 2019. Project installation occurs in spring […]

Prosper Portland Community Livability Grant (CLG) Program

Fiscal Year 19-20 Funds are available through the Community Livability Grant Program for permanent, real property improvements. Projects must add, expand, or improve physical space. Priority will be given to projects that benefit historically underserved populations (e.g., communities of color or people with low income) and that promote widely shared prosperity. Such projects would, for example: Improve […]

Treefort Music Fest Temporary Public Art

Deadline October 18, 2019

OPPORTUNITY In Partnership with Treefort Music Fest, the Boise City Department of Arts & History invites artists to submit an application for the opportunity to implement a project during Treefort Music Fest in 2020, scheduled for March 25th – March 29th. The project must occur during these dates, but the total duration of the project […]

Tuality OHSU Hospital Hillsboro Call to Oregon Artists

Deadline October 20, 2019

OHSU Tuality Hospital in Hillsboro, Oregon invites 2D artists living in Oregon to submit work for purchase. Emerging and established artists working in oil and acrylic painting, pastel, watercolor, mixed media, collage, digital arts, printmaking, drawings and encaustic are encouraged to submit. Artist living in Washington County or with a connection to Hillsboro will received […]

Call to Artists for the Gilded Show

Deadline October 21, 2019

Gilded – covered or highlighted with gold or something of a golden color. having a pleasing or showy appearance that conceals something of little worth. Call for art – create something stunning and golden, luxurious, meretricious, aureate, golden, fortunate, sumptuous, flamboyant, halcyon, florid, specious, prosperous, gold, grand, deluxe, lucky, gilt, opulent. Show opens Friday, November […]

18th Annual Indian Wells Arts Festival

Deadline October 21, 2019

The 18th annual Indian Wells Arts Festival…an International Palette! Join more than 10,000 art enthusiasts, collectors and serious buyers in attendance, April 3, 4 & 5, 2020, at one of the most pristine venues in the beautiful Palm Springs Desert Resorts area, the Indian Wells Tennis Garden, home to the BNP Paribas Tennis Tournament, Indian […]

Call for Submissions: Nonfiction Writing on the Theme Union

Deadline October 23, 2019

Oregon Humanities magazine, an Oregon-specific nonprofit general interest magazine, is accepting submissions of nonfiction writing (essays, journalism, and book excerpts) on the theme “union” for the Spring 2020 issue. Share an experience of coming together or pulling apart, of being a whole or a piece. Tell us about the possibilities or challenges of institutions, things, […]

Call for Submissions: International Symposium for Visual Culture & Exhibitions

Deadline October 24, 2019

Call for Submissions: International Symposium for Visual Culture & Exhibitions ISVC Website: We invites artists, scholars, and researchers worldwide to participate in the International Symposium for Visual Culture. The community of artists, researchers and academics meets in the international symposium and participates in the exhibitions. *Categories & Keywords: -Modernism -Postmodernism -Globalism -Digital Culture and […]

Public Art: EUG Airport, City of Eugene

Deadline October 25, 2019

The City of Eugene, Oregon is issuing a Request for Qualifications from experienced artists or artist-teams to create a public work of art at Eugene Airport (EUG). This commission is open to all professional artists, 18 and over, who are located and working within the United States. In 2016, EUG renovated its main escalator and […]

Comfort & Joy

Deadline October 28, 2019

The Foundry Art Centre is seeking submissions for “Comfort & Joy”, an exhibition showcasing artworks reflecting happiness, serenity, and peace. All media will be considered. As it will coincide with the holiday season and New Year, this exhibition will be a relief from the hectic nature of the year’s end, and a warm welcome to […]

Utah Farm and Food Conference Art Exhibit

Deadline October 31, 2019

We are proud and excited to be curating the art exhibit in conjunction with Red Acre Center’s annual Utah Farm and Food Conference taking place on February 6-8, 2020. As part of the Conference, a screening of The Real Dirt on Farmer John will be shown. It is with the inspiration of Red Acre Center’s […]


Deadline October 31, 2019

CALL FOR ENTRIES | FOUND OBJECTS | AN INTERNATIONAL JURIED PHOTO EXHIBITION Entry Deadline | October 31st, 2019 Notice of Acceptance | November 12th, 2019 Exhibition Dates | December 20th, 2019 – January 19th, 2020 THEME | THE FOUND OBJECT A “found object” is a material artifact discovered by chance and assigned esthetic value in […]

Summer Art Slam

Deadline October 31, 2019

Here’s some details on our upcoming fairs and what we are looking for. Seeking Visual Artists and Crafters to display work for sale for the following in SE Portland, Oregon: These events take place on First Friday’s at East Creative which is in the SE Industrial Arts District near OMSI from 6-9pm. Get ready for […]


Deadline October 31, 2019

EMERGING ARTISTS 2020 is the 28th annual competition for gallery exhibition and “Artists of the Decade Publication Award.” This exhibition is devoted to the discovery, introduction and promotion of “Emerging Artists.” The exhibition will be held March 5 – 28, 2020 at the Limner Gallery and is open to all artists working in any media. […]

Artstra’s Poetry Moves Call for Poems

Deadline October 31, 2019

‘Poetry Moves’ program seeks local poets The nonprofit arts organization Artstra seeks poetry submissions for Poetry Moves Season 9. Adult poets (over 18 years old) at all levels of experience are welcome to submit. The deadline for submissions is October 31. Poetry Moves is an opportunity for both emerging and seasoned poets to inspire thousands […]

Holiday Small Works

Deadline October 31, 2019

A Holiday Small Works Exhibition, open to all media with an 18″ maximum dimension, including frame. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery, December 5 – 28, 2019.

2020 International Artists Grand Prize Competition

Deadline October 31, 2019

The International Artist Grand Prize Competition (I.A.G.P.C.), one of Asia’s top art contests, is looking for worldwide masterpiece to exhibit in the Art Revolution Taipei (A.R.T.) through the competition. There has no entry fee for the submission and selected artists don’t need to come; the only thing you need to do is submitting the entry […]

Art Vancouver 2020 Call for Artists

Deadline November 01, 2019

Vancouver Visual Art Foundation is announcing an open call for the 6th edition of Art Vancouver, an international art fair held annually at The Vancouver Convention Centre, a stunning waterfront venue. Art Vancouver draws over 10,000 well-educated buyers & art lovers from all around the world. For four days, April 16 – 19, 2020, Art […]

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.