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Call for Chalk Artists, Performers, and Vendors

Deadline May 28, 2020

2D4D’s annual La Strada dei Pastelli Chalk Art Festival, happening August 8-9, 2020 at Cedar Hills Crossing, Beaverton is looking for chalk artists, performers, and art vendors. Applications due May 28, 2020 and can be found online at .Chalk Artists. No street painting experience required. All applications will be reviewed based on proven experience […]

Forsberg Gallery – Call for Artists

Deadline May 29, 2020

Lower Columbia College welcomes submissions from artists interested in presenting an exhibition of their work at the Forsberg Art Gallery during the 2021-22 school year. Submitting a proposal is free, and open to artists working in all mediums. All applications submitted by May 29, 2020 will be reviewed at the next Forsberg Gallery Advisory Group […]

Packard Group National Exhibition (Updated)

Deadline May 30, 2020

The Packard Group National Exhibition will provide artists the opportunity to display their art at No. 7 Center in Vermillion, SD. This exhibition will be curated by Klaire A. Lockheart, and all entries that follow the guidelines will be included in the show. The deadline for entry and exhibition dates are rescheduled due to the […]

Call for Artists: Social Distancing Artist Residency

Deadline May 31, 2020

Call for Artists: Social Distancing Residency I am a Brooklyn based artist and alumna of PSU, whose own artwork centers around social connections, solitude, loneliness, and familial bonds. I am seeking artists who are interested in collaborating on an evolving, artist-driven idea I am calling the Social Distancing Artist Residency. As the COVID-19 pandemic develops […]

New Members – Waterstone Gallery

Deadline May 31, 2020

Waterstone Gallery, a cooperative gallery in Portland’s Pearl district is looking for a new member. If you feel your work would be a good fit, and you are interested in working with our community, please visit for further information.

Art of Healing

Deadline May 31, 2020

St. Anthony Hospital Foundation is hosting The Art of Healing Art walk on Saturday June 6th, 2020 at the Pendleton Heritage Station Park. We are hosting this event to raise awareness about the transformative and restorative role that art can have in the healing process. We see this as a celebration of the power of […]

Engage Art Contest

Deadline May 31, 2020

The Engage Art Contest is a juried competition for original Visual Art, Music Video, Film and Performing Arts. The topic is the Spiritual Battle described in Ephesians 6:10-20 and related verses. Download/sign-up in our mobile app, which will help you engage Scripture (including our contest topic). The current contest runs until May 31, 2020, and […]

New Member Opening At Waterstone Gallery

Deadline May 31, 2020

Waterstone Gallery, in Portland’s pearl District is looking for a new member. If you feel your work would be a good fit, and you are interested in working with our community, for further information.

Gallery 114 seeking artist members

Deadline May 31, 2020

Gallery 114, located in the Pearl District, is seeking applications from artists of any media to join our collective. Membership allows for complete editorial control of your month-long exhibit within a rotating 18 month to 2-year window, a monthly group-critique at the gallery, and fellowship in a genuine community of committed artists of diverse ages […]

Devotion: 2020 International Exhibition in Print

Deadline June 15, 2020

Devotion: 2020 International Exhibition In Print Surface Design Association Each year, SDA’s International Exhibition In Print showcases the breadth and depth of contemporary artists and designers working with or inspired by fiber art and/or textile-based materials, methods, and techniques. The work of selected artists are featured in the Fall 2020 issue of the Surface Design […]

Passepartout Photo Prize

Deadline June 16, 2020

Il Varco srls creates and organizes the first edition of the Passepartout Photography Prize, a six-monthly online photography prize with cash prize, which will end with an annual exhibition of some of the finalists artists chosen by the art director. The date of the exhibition at 28 Piazza di Pietra gallery in Piazza di Pietra, […]

Call for 2021 Site-Specific Artist Installations at Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site

Deadline June 17, 2020

Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site is currently accepting proposals for its 2021 season of site-specific artist installations. We’re again offering two funding levels: $7,500 per standard project, and $15,000 per Criminal Justice Today project. The deadline for proposals is June 17, 2020. For guidelines and to apply, visit

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 […]

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 […]


Deadline July 31, 2020

CALL FOR ARTISTS CANVAS International Art Fair THE LINE Gallery, London | May 07 – October 30, 2020 Deadline: April 03, 2020 CANVAS is an International Art Fair that will present collective and solo projects by leading and emerging international artists. ITSLIQUID Group, with an experience of more than 250 art exhibitions all around the […]

Over $130,000 in Cash Awards – 15th ARC Salon Call for Entries

Deadline August 14, 2020

Entry dates: April 1 – August 14th, 2020 The largest competition in the world for representational art with additional opportunities through partnerships with prestigious magazines, galleries and museums. When talking about competitions and exhibitions dedicated to Contemporary Realism, The International ARC Salon is the largest in the world in terms of entries, and the most […]

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Art Contests

Deadline September 25, 2020

Artists are invited to compete in the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s 2021 Habitat Conservation Stamp, Waterfowl Stamp, and Upland Game Bird Stamp art competitions. Winning artwork is used to produce collector stamps and other promotional items (e.g., prints, wine label, etc.) with sale proceeds benefiting Oregon’s fish and wildlife and their habitats. Deadline: […]

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