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.

RACC Public Art Opportunity: Portland Building Event Space

The Regional Arts & Culture Council in partnership with the City of Portland invites artists from the Greater Portland Metropolitan Area to submit qualifications for the Event Space at the Portland Building. This is an outstanding opportunity for a studio artist versed in 2-D work to gain experience developing a site-specific artistic response to the […]

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: Portrait 2020: Open to Portrait Photography, Painting, and Video Art

Deadline July 20, 2019

Call for Artists: Portrait 2020: Open to Portrait Photography, Painting, and Video Art CICA Museum invites artists worldwide to participate in “Portrait 2020,” the International Exhibition on Portrait. We accept photographs, prints, paintings, video art, sculpture and installation works. *Category -Photographs & 2D Digital Art -Video & Interactive Art -Painting, Sculpture & Installation Art *Installation […]

Identity – Portrait Competition

Deadline July 20, 2019

Portrait Competition | Identity Welcome artists! We are releasing this new call to focus on portraits and identity. What does this mean? Well here are some of the ideas we have been toiling with: Portraiture is an ancient art and has been used to represent status, wealth, importance and clout. We want you to explore […]

Black & White Exhibition, Call for Artists

Deadline July 20, 2019

Columbia Center for the Arts in Hood River, OR, is seeking artist submissions for our Black & White Exhibition in September. This show is open to all those living in the Pacific Northwest. All mediums and genre of 2D and 3D art are welcome. Artists may submit up to 6 pieces for consideration. Work must […]

MURZE – ABSTRACTION ARTIST CALL

Deadline July 20, 2019

As part of our Summer Festival of the Arts Murze is delving into the vivid emotion of Abstract painting. This is an open call seeking painters using a bold sense of form and colour in their work, creating artwork that does not attempt to represent reality, but creates interpretations through the use of colour, shape […]

Call to Artists for Spellbound show

Deadline July 22, 2019

Call to Artists for the Spellbound show opening August 2nd. Deadline to submit is July 22nd. Deadline to drop off accepted work is July 26th. Spellbound – to hold the complete attention of (someone) as though by magic; fascinate. Email Angela up to 6 images for consideration. Art by Hilarie Couture

Know Your Meme: Stitching Viral Phenomena

Deadline July 22, 2019

Know Your Meme and San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles (SJMQT) are pleased to present the call for art, Know Your Meme: Stitching Viral Phenomena. The exhibition, which will be on view at SJMQT from October 20, 2019 – January 12, 2020, explores the concept of the meme as a poignant method to summarize, […]

Boise Visual Chronicle & Portable Works Purchase

Deadline July 26, 2019

DEADLINE: July 26th, 2019 at 3 pm Mountain Standard Time TOTAL BUDGET: $24,999 OPPORTUNITY In 2017, the Arts & History Commission endorsed a statement on cultural equity. In recognition of the initiative, the Department of Arts & History will strive to accession works into the collections which serve to reflect the rich and diverse past, […]

CALL FOR ARTISTS 2020 – BLUEPROJECT FOUNDATION (Barcelona)

Deadline July 28, 2019

The BLUEPROJECT FOUNDATION is a non-profit organization based in Barcelona whose main aim is to support and promote national and international artistic creation. From the present open call, it will be chosen 3 projects of exhibition as a final result (with a maximum of eight weeks) and 3 projects of performance (for at least one […]

Royal Photographic Society’s International Photography Exhibition 162

Deadline July 29, 2019

The Royal Photographic Society announces the Call for Entries to the 162nd International Photography Exhibition (IPE 162). The open call to the world’s longest running photography exhibition invites photographers and image-makers worldwide to submit series work and single images, from contemporary approaches to traditional processes. The exhibition celebrates the best in photography from around the […]

Open Submissions for Portland Textile Month

Deadline July 31, 2019

We are inviting all textile artists to submit an event, workshop, open house, demo or exhibition ideas for the second annual Portland Textile Month. This years theme is Exchange and the event takes place throughout the greater Portland Metro area in the month of October. Submissions will be open until July 31 so please don’t […]

Seeking Adventurous Creatives for Research Incentive

Deadline July 31, 2019

Greetings, creative Portlanders! We are innovation researchers at Escalent (www.escalent.co), looking for a handful of creative people to help us with a Portland-area innovation project on August 7th and 8th. The project involves joining us for just those 2 consecutive days (4 hours the first afternoon followed by 7 hours on the second day). Those […]

6th Annual Abstract Catalyst Exhibition

Deadline July 31, 2019

Verum Ultimum Gallery is thrilled to invite artists to explore, “Abstract Catalyst” for its 6th year and enter work that is any interpretation of the call. Abstract Catalyst takes on a distinct edge that seems to catapult it in a divergent direction (and unlike the focus of Verum’s winter Abstract show, Abstract Sanctuary). As always, […]

The Sublime Landscape | Call for Entries

Deadline July 31, 2019

CALL FOR ENTRIES | THE SUBLIME LANDSCAPE | AN INTERNATIONAL JURIED PHOTO EXHIBITION Entry Deadline | July 31st, 2019 Notice of Acceptance | Aug 12th, 2019 Exhibition Dates | Sept 27th – October 21st, 2019 THEME | THE SUBLIME LANDSCAPE ​The sublime landscape is defined as having the quality of such greatness, magnitude or intensity, […]

The Magazine of Contemporary Arts – Call for Submissions

Deadline August 01, 2019

THE MAGAZINE OF CONTEMPORARY ARTS is an online publication covering visual arts from around the world. It is designed to assume an international platform where artists can be connected directly with art professionals, bringing their art to a worldwide viewership of 3.2 billion internet users. The magazine is currently accepting submissions for its upcoming issue […]

Call for Entries: The Annual Betty Bowen Award

Deadline August 01, 2019

Administered by the Seattle Art Museum, the annual Betty Bowen Award honors a Northwest artist for their original, exceptional, and compelling work. This is a juried award and the winner receives an unrestricted cash prize of $15,000 to further their career. A selection of works by the winner will be exhibited at the Seattle Art […]

Forsberg Art Gallery – Call for Submissions

Deadline August 01, 2019

The Forsberg Art Gallery is dedicated to showing the work of artists, both emerging and established, with the mission of providing exhibits that offer a rich cultural experience, support the educational missions of Lower Columbia College, and engage the local community. It is free to submit an application to exhibit, and submissions are accepted year-around […]

Call for Art for Portland Winter Light Festival 2020

Deadline August 02, 2019

The Call for Artist and Community Partner submissions for the February 2020 Portland Winter Light Festival is now open! Individual Artists and Design Firms are invited to submit new or preexisting light- based artwork to be on display outdoors at the Portland Winter Light Festival. The theme for 2020 is “Into the Dreamscape”, and all […]

Seeking Adventurous Creatives for Research Incentive

Deadline August 03, 2019

Greetings, creative Portlanders! We are innovation researchers at Escalent (www.escalent.co), looking for a handful of creative people to help us with a Portland-area innovation project on August 7th and 8th. The project involves joining us from noon – 4pm on the 7th followed by an all-day (9am – 4pm) idea generation session the next day. […]

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.