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

2020/2021 PlatteForum Artist Residency

Deadline April 26, 2020

PlatteForum, a 501 (c)3 nonprofit organization, is an award-winning and innovative arts, youth-development, and artist-in-residence program in Denver that teams under-resourced youth with professional artists in intensive, structured, and long-term creative learning environments. Youth work side by side with resident artists to collaboratively plan, produce, and exhibit a body of work in an environment in […]

Animals Art Contest

Deadline April 27, 2020

Grey Cube Gallery proudly presents the first Animals online art contest for the month of April 2020. Contest is open to all artists worldwide over 18 years of age. We invite artists and photographers to submit their best artworks related to the world of animals. A variety of interpretations of Animals theme can be submitted […]

The 2019 Chelsea International Photography Competition

Deadline April 28, 2020

The Chelsea International Photography Competition celebrates gifted, notable, and fresh talents in the world of photography. Professional and amateur photographers, at any stage of their careers, are invited to participate in the competition to be discovered and promoted professionally in the heart of New York’s art district. With awards valued at more than $55,000, the […]

Lan Su Garden Call for Artists

Deadline April 30, 2020

Lan Su Chinese Garden invites artists working in all mediums to submit applications for review for public exhibition in the garden in the 2021 calendar year. Exhibitions typically average two-month durations in an enclosed pavilion within Lan Su. Artists are highly encouraged to visit Lan Su to understand the unique exhibit spaces and environment for […]

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 […]

Global Meltdown

Deadline April 30, 2020

Global Meltdown – This call is for a thematic exhibition of artwork related to the the Global Climate Crisis. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery, June 17 – July 11, 2020 and is open to all all interpretations of the Climate Crisis, be it global, local, personal, environmental, financial, psychological, scientific and/or […]

Wilsonville Festival of Arts 2020: Art Market Call Extended!

Deadline May 01, 2020

Wilsonville Festival of Arts 2020 May 30-31st, 2020 Town Center Park 29600 Park Place Wilsonville, OR 97070 The priority deadline for Art Market applications has passed and we are now re-opening the Call for Artists on a rolling basis through April 30th or until space is full. We anticipate a large turnout this year and […]

2020 Annual juried show

Deadline May 01, 2020

Every year Allied Arts hosts a juried show. 2020’s show runs from June 30 through August 14, 2020. Entries must be received by May 1, 2020. Up to four entries; $12/entry for members, $15/entry for non-members. See website for more details.

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 […]

Contemporary Landscape

Deadline May 03, 2020

Art Call for Artists and Photographers CollexArt seeks the artist’s wide-open interpretation of the contemporary landscape. We are looking for works that are experimental, unexpected, imaginary and more. 
‍ One artist will win the Purchase Award at the conclusion of this call and will get entered as a finalist for the Annual Grand Prize. Submitting […]

Final Draft

Deadline May 04, 2020

The Foundry Art Centre in St. Charles, Missouri, is seeking submissions for “Final Draft”, an exhibition showcasing design and illustration in fine art. Design and illustration affects and constructs our daily lives; from websites and social media, to billboards and greeting cards, to the way we navigate our surroundings. Visuals created with purpose and intentional […]

International Art Competition Black & White

Deadline May 04, 2020

Contemporary Art Room Gallery is proud to announce their 3rd “Black & White” Online Art Competition for the month of April 2020. This is an international competition and artists from around the world are welcome to submit their work. Black & White theme in this competition will be strictly applied and only works in black, […]

Seattle Together: Creating the Future, Portable Works Call

Deadline May 07, 2020

Seattle Together: Creating the Future – Public Art Portable Works Purchase The City of Seattle owns over 3,000 artworks in its Civic Art Collection and has been collecting for over 40 years. The Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS), in partnership with Seattle City Light (SCL) invites artists to submit images of two-dimensional artwork and wall hanging […]

Call for Artists + Photographers – Innovate Grants

Deadline May 08, 2020

Innovate Grant is now accepting submissions for the Spring 2020 Cycle. Innovate Grant awards (2) $550.00 grants each quarter, to one Visual Artist and one Photographer. In addition to receiving a grant award, winners will be featured and recognized on our website and join a growing community of vibrant and talented artists. For more information […]

UNCLOTHED Call for Submissions

Deadline May 10, 2020

Mankind has been celebrating the human body for centuries in various states of dress and and undress. Our eyes are drawn to the human form, from skin texture, to hair, to hands, to feet, to torsos, to the entirety. In this call for submissions we ask how you see nude art or semi-nude art or […]

San Francisco Bay International Photography Awards

Deadline May 13, 2020

Put your work in front of our distinguished jurors for a chance to be part of the San Francisco Bay Month of Photography. $3,000 in Prizes, Gold and Silver Medal Awards featured on Bokeh Bokeh Photo and shared with our influential past jurors. Gallery Award photographs exhibited during the signature Exhibition of the Month of […]

SOIL call for show proposals 2021

Deadline May 15, 2020

SOIL is an artist run gallery in Seattle, WA, and we are currently accepting proposals for shows that will take place between January – December 2021*. Deadline is Friday, May 15th, 2020 at midnight (PST). Exhibition proposals are for the FRONT SPACE of the gallery only. See map at for dimensions. SOIL exists as […]


Deadline May 15, 2020

Fiber, needle, thread, paint, wood, word, rock, canvas, paper, charcoal, thought, belief, ink and brush: that which weaves us together. In this very uncertain and deeply isolating crisis, Gallery 114 is encouraging artists to share their work with the community through the process of weaving together our thoughts, feelings and spirit. As an on line […]

$1,000 Grants – All Media Eligible

Deadline May 19, 2020

The Hopper Prize is offering multiple individual artist grants totaling $5,000 USD awarded through an open call art competition juried by leading contemporary curators. The Hopper Prize was established in order to increase the recognition of artwork created by artists and photographers. Our aim is to advance artists’ careers by providing them with unrestricted financial […]

ENVIRONMENTAL Call for Submissions

Deadline May 20, 2020

Our Earth seems to be crumbling rapidly because of climate change and greed. Artists understand the spirituality of Mother Earth, her colors vibrant, her landscapes and microcosms abundant. They also understand the sadness and despair of what humankind has created out of cruelty, selfishness and the mighty dollar. We live in two worlds. The dichotomy […]

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