National
Call for Artists
Jan22

The National: Best Contemporary Photography 2018

The Fort Wayne Museum of Art (Fort Wayne, IN) seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, April 21 - July 15, 2018. 2 Museum Purchase Awards and 4 Juror's Merit Awards of $1,000 each. Jurors: Charles Shepard, Amanda Shepard, Lauren Wolfer. The National is an invitational and juried exhibition, anchored by invited artists Alan Bur Johnson, Jessica Todd Harper, Michelle Andonian, and Natalie Christensen. The exhibit will be augmented by the work of dozens more photography standouts from across the country selected for the show by jury. Open to all contemporary photography. Work submitted must have been created in the last 2 years (2016 to present). Two-dimensional work should not exceed 72 inches in any direction. Three-dimensional work should not exceed 150 pounds or 40 inches in any direction. $50 entry fee. Deadline: January 22, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 260-422-6467.
National
Call for Artists
Jan24

Material: An Exhibition of Original Fiber Artworks from Across the Country

The D'Art Center in Norfolk, Virginia announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, February 20 - March 29, 2018. 1st Place: $500.00, 2nd Place: $300.00, 3rd Place: $150. Juror: Liana Graham. This exhibition is open to all artists, 18 or older, residing in United States. All work must be original and created without the aid of an instructor or kit. Work for this exhibition is limited to fiber art only. All styles and aesthetics are considered. The d'Art Center is a public non-profit art center open to everyone; as such, the content of submissions should be appropriate for all viewers. $35 entry fee. Deadline: January 24, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 757-625-4211.
International
Call for Artists
Jan27

8th Annual "CityScapes" Online Art Competition

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery seeks entries for an online art exhibition, February 1-28, 2018. Extensive worldwide publicity & promotion, 1000+ press releases + Artsy.net listing for winning artists. Juror: John R Math. All 2D and 3D artists (including photography and digital art), amateur or professional, age 18+ without any geographical restrictions. $15.00 up to 2 entries & $25.00 up to 5 entries. Early entry & student discounts too. Deadline: January 27, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 888-490-3530.
International
Call for Artists
Jan27

3rd Annual "Leaves & Petals" Art Competition

Fusion Art seeks entries for an online art exhibition, February 1-28, 2018. Cash Prizes for top 3 winners in each category / Best in Show winners invited to 3rd annual group show in Palm Springs in 2018. Juror: Chris Hoffman. Artists are encouraged to share their artistic vision and interpretation of flowers, leaves, herbs, plants, shrubs, bushes, hedges and other botanical or floral subjects. All artists over the age of 18, regardless of location or experience, are encouraged to submit their best representational or abstract floral/botanical art and photography. $30 for up to 3 images / $45 for up to 5 images. Deadline: January 27, 2018. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Jan28

Women in Art

Las Laguna Gallery is seeking works from women artists for this all media exhibition, March 1-31, 2018 in Laguna Beach, CA. This is an Open Theme event. All local, national and international artists, professional and amateur will be considered in this call for art. Works in Acrylic, Airbrush, Assemblage, Charcoal, Color Pencil, Collage, Digital Art, Drawings, Encaustic, Fiber Art, Graphite, Illustration, Mixed Media, New Media, Oil, Painting, Pastel, Photography (Traditional and Digital), and Watercolor, will be considered. $35 entry fee. Deadline: January 28, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 949-667-1803.
International
Call for Artists
Jan29

Int'l Juried Photo Exhibition | Empty Places : Abandoned Spaces

Praxis Gallery | Photographic Arts Center in Minneapolis, MN seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, February 23 - March 17, 2018. Thirty images will be selected for exhibition. A Juror's Choice, two Honorable Mentions and a Directors Choice will be awarded. Juror: Ross Anderson. All genres, capture types, color and black & white, traditional and non-traditional photographic and digital post-production processes are welcome. $35 for the first five images and $5 for each additional image. Deadline: January 29, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 612-728-5520.
National
Call for Artists
Jan29

Small Favors

The Clay Studio in Philadelphia, PA seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, April 6 - May 27, 2018. Juror: Lauren Mabry. Works must be at least 50% ceramic and small enough to fit inside a 4 inch cube. Maximum measurements should not exceed 3.75" x 3.75" x 3.75". Small Favors engages artist's creativity in new and exciting ways with the challenge of making pieces on a very small scale. For some artists, the work they create is similar to what they normally make but at a reduced scale. Others use it as an opportunity to break away from what they create in their daily studio practice. Regardless of this choice, the works exhibited are incredibly varied in material, form, and aesthetics. $30 entry fee. Apply online. Deadline: January 29, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 215-925-3453 x18.
International
Call for Artists
Jan29

International Call for Artists for Online Art Competition, "All Paintings"

Contemporary Art Gallery Online seeks entries for an online art competition. Jurors: Sharon Drinkard, Michael Harris, Portia T. Webb, Anissa Harris, Kelsey Hails. This competition will be judged on Painting-Drawing Art work only. Submit your best representational and non-representational art. Awards will be given for the top 5 to 8 works selected (depending on the number of submissions). Honorable Recognition awards will also be presented. Prizes include memberships, extensive marketing and much more. $15 for up to three images and $25 for up to five images. Deadline: January 29, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 844-210-7722.
International
Call for Artists
Jan31

F The Art World - Annual International Art Competition

Unarthodox seeks entries for F The Art World, an annual art competition where fine artists, photographers, digital artists, and sculptors compete for a chance to be exhibited in New York City for an entire week! Art that depicts a rebellious view of traditions, customs, religion, and politics. Share your visual expression and subjective interpretation. Artwork will not be judged on the technique and professional skill, but on the interpretation and depth of the subject matter. Artwork in the following disciplines is accepted: Fine Art /Mixed Media - acrylic, oil, watercolor, charcoal, photography and various other materials; Photography - digital and traditional, raw and manipulated; Sculpture; Digital Arts - computer generated art. $32 entry fee. Deadline: January 31, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 646-964-4733.
International
Call for Artists
Jan31

Neoteric Abstract VI

SlowArt Productions announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, April 5-28, 2018 at Limner Gallery in Hudson, NY. Juror: Limner Gallery Director. This exhibition is exclusively for the abstract artist and will represent a full range of abstraction, from the geometric to the lyrical, from the precise to the raw. $35 entry fee. Deadline: January 31, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 518-828-2343.
International
Call for Artists
Jan31

The Gateway International Painting Competition

Any painter over 18 years of age living anywhere in the world may enter this online painting competition. $1,000.00 Cash to Best in Show winner; free promoted painting entries to all 12 finalists to be used in upcoming months. Juror: Professional artist Jane Hunt. All 2-D works created using traditional physical painting media are eligible, including: oil, watercolor, pastel, pencil, ink, charcoal, acrylic, and mixed media. $25.00 membership fee (good for one year, renewable); $10 per entry. Deadline: January 31, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 928-282-4326.
National
Call for Artists
Jan31

StoriesToArt 2018 Call for Artists

StoriesToArt is accepting 300 artists through a juried application process to exhibit and sell work on a unique online platform. Artists are judged on a first-come, first-served basis. We welcome distinguished artists from every field, and recent art school graduates are encouraged to apply. Please be sure to include a story with each piece. Free entry with code: freebie118. Deadline: January 31, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 571-344-0082.
National
Call for Artists
Jan31

Figure That!

3 Square Art Gallery in Fort Collins, CO seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, March 1-29, 2018. 3SA Gold Award: $250, 3SA Silver Award: $125. Juror: Christophe Vacher. We are looking for all types of works - painting, sculpture, photography and more - works that show off your ability and creativity with the human figure. Small and large formats. Give viewers and collectors a chance to see your best figurative work. $38 for 1-3 images, $5 for additional work (up to 5). Deadline: January 31, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 970-373-5880.
International
Call for Artists
Jan31

Open Call for Art - Artist Portfolio Magazine's 10 Art Competition

Artist Portfolio Magazine announces a call to artists for an online art competition. 1st - $1000 plus Cover Art, 2nd $500, 3rd, $250, 4-10th $100 each, plus publication in Artist Portfolio Magazine. This is an open art competition that is available to all artists worldwide regardless of your standing in the art world. We accept all art styles and mediums. 10 Artists to be selected for features in issue 34 of Artist Portfolio Magazine. 10 Artists to receive 4-8 pages spreads in issue 34. 10 Artists to receive cash awards. 1 Artist on the cover of issue 34. All forms of art are acceptable. $15 for entry only, $25 for entry plus art promotion. Deadline: January 31, 2018. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Jan31

2018 Public Art Exhibition on Hilton Head Island

Community Foundation of the Lowcountry's 2018 Public Art Exhibition on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina seeks proposals for large-scale outdoor sculpture engaged in a contemporary conversation about art within a natural environment. The exhibit takes place September 28, 2018 - January 31, 2019 at the Coastal Discovery Museum. One piece will be purchased; People's Choice Awards of $3,000, $2,000 & $1,000; selected artists receive $2,000 stipend + lodging during installation. The 2018 theme is "Envisioning Connections" and is intended to inspire submissions that foster a sense of discovery, exploration, interaction, recreation, education and an element of surprise within the beauty of the Lowcountry region. Artists are encouraged to consider the theme both broadly and personally. $50 entry fee. Deadline extended to January 31, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 843.681.9100.
International
Call for Artists
Jan31

Malamegi Lab9

Malamegi announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, March 3-17, 2018 in Venice, Italy. 5000,00€ total awards. All types of works are accepted. Entry fees vary, depending on numbers of artworks you submit. Deadline: January 31, 2018. More info. Contact: email
National
Call for Artists
Feb1

Equality Matters, Conversations on Gender and Race

Cox Gallery at William Woods University in Fulton, Missouri announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, March 9-30, 2018. $650 in awards. Open to all traditional and non-traditional genre and media (2D, 3D, digital). No size restrictions. Artists are invited to submit up to five artworks. All artwork needs to be ready to be hung or installed (wired). We have 10-20 pedestals available for sculptures and space is available for suspended work. For (digital) new media submissions, the artist is responsible for providing the needed technology for the presentation/installation of the artwork. $15 entry fee. Deadline: February 1, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 573-592-4244.
International
Call for Artists
Feb1

18th Annual Art With Heart Auction and Juried Competition

Safe Alliance seeks entries for Art With Heart, held February 24, 2018 at CenterStage in NoDa in Charlotte, NC. 1st Place - 75,000 American Airlines miles; 2nd - 50,000 American Airlines miles; 3rd TBD. Juror: Joni Purk of Charlotte Fine Art. The Art With Heart live and silent auctions raise much-needed funds for those impacted by domestic violence and sexual assault. Since its inception in 2000, Art With Heart has raised more than $1 million for Safe Alliance. Safe Alliance accepts both 2D and 3D donated submissions, in all mediums, from artists age 21+. No theme. Art must be delivered by February 15, 2018 to Safe Alliance in Charlotte, NC. No entry fee. Deadline: February 1, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 704-367-2702.
International
Call for Artists
Feb1

For the Love of Printmaking

Rubber City Prints in Akron, Ohio seeks entries for its Annual Members Prints Show, February 3, 2018 - January 3, 2019. The show is all inclusive (there will be no judging, but we are only accepting fine art printmaking). Prints must be flat wrapped (No frames). Backed with larger or equal to the print size foam core/mat board, and clear plastic wrapped with durable tape. Prints may or may not be matted depending on preference. Prints must display an excellent use of printmaking processes and techniques. Max size is 36" X 48". Prints must have been created within one year of our submission deadline. Only original fine art prints are eligible; reproductions of other artwork in the form of digital prints are not acceptable. Prints must include labels on back with Title, Medium, Artist, Pricing with attached contact information. See website for further guidelines and entry fees. Deadline: February 1, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 330-269-9837.
National
Call for Artists
Feb3

Paul Dyck Celebration of Archaeology in Art

The Verde Valley Archaeology Center announces a call to artists for an upcoming art show, March 17-18, 2018 at the Camp Verde Community Center in Camp Verde, Arizona. Best in Show: $750; Award of Excellence: $500; Award of Merit (3): $250; People's Choice: $500. The theme is "Art Inspired by Archaeology and Archaeology as Art." Subject matter is limited to archaeological subjects, including ancient dwellings, rock markings (rock art), landscape with archaeological features, or inspired by the ancient American Southwest textiles and pottery. All paintings, pastels, drawings and photographs must be suitably framed with proper backing. Wire hangers or a suitable hanging device must be attached and ready to hang. Work must remain for the duration of the exhibition. Artists' statement and detailed description of materials and technique is required. $150 fee. Deadline: February 3, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 928-567-0066.
Regional
Call for Artists
Feb3

Expressions West 2018

The Coos Art Museum in Coos Bay, Oregon announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, April 27 - June 30, 2018. 1st: $1000, 2nd: $750, 3rd: $250, 4 honorable mention ribbons. Juror: Archana Horsting. Painters residing in Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming are invited to provide up to three submissions in one or more of four paint media: oil, acrylic, pastel, or watercolor. Any and all themes of expression define the parameters of acceptable entries. Artworks submitted must have been created within the last 2 years (2016 - 2018) with a framed size limitation of 48 inches by 96 inches and a weight limitation of 40 pounds. $20 for the first submission, plus $10 for the second, plus $10 for the third. Deadline: February 3, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 541-267-3901.
National
Call for Artists
Feb5

St. Joseph Sculpture Walk Call to Artists

The Allied Arts Council of St. Joseph seeks entries for the 5th annual St. Joseph Sculpture Walk, June 9, 2017 - May 14, 2019 in Historic Downtown St. Joseph, Missouri. Selected sculptors will receive a $500 honorarium and will compete for up to $13,000 in cash awards. The Selection Committee is comprised of City staff, visual artists, local business and community leaders. The call is open to professional and amateur sculptors of all backgrounds. Artists must own the rights to the artwork and the sculpture must be available for the duration of the one-year contract. All submissions must be professionally constructed of durable materials that will withstand the elements. All durable outdoor media are encouraged. Artist may submit up to four sculptures for consideration. $15 per sculpture. Deadline: February 5, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 816-233-0231.
International
Call for Artists
Feb5

Faces of Humanity 2018

Gallery 25N seeks entries for an online art exhibition, opening March 16, 2018. A $500 Grant will be awarded. This competition is open to all artists/photographers 18 years of age or older working in any still medium. Submissions for consideration can be expressed in any of the following aspects: representational, expressionism, surrealism, or abstraction. $25 for up to 3 entries, $5 for each additional image. Deadline: February 5, 2018 (9:00PM EST). More info. Contact: email or call 321-614-2494.
International
Call for Artists
Feb7

Portrait: Image and Identity

Black Box Gallery in Portland, Oregon seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, March 1-20, 2018. Juror: Amy Arbus. 24 photographs will be selected by the juror for exhibiton at the gallery. An additional 30 photographs will be selected for an online exhibition. Open to all photographers. $35 entry fee. Deadline: February 7, 2108. More info. Contact: email or call 503-804-5032.
National
Call for Artists
Feb9

Douglas County Art Encounters 2018-2019

Applications are now being accepted for this annual juried sculpture exhibit, held May 2018 - May 2019 in locations throughout Douglas County, Colorado (Castle Rock, Highlands Ranch, Lone Tree, Parker, Roxborough). $800 stipend for selected artists, $1,000 People's Choice Award, and $1,000 Judge's Choice Award. Open to artists and/or artist teams over 18 years of age. All work must be the result of an independent and/or team effort that is original in concept and not the product of instructional guidance. Any sculpture that is a replica must include the edition and/or conventional description, location where the piece is available, as well as the serial number for that entry. Duplicate sculptures within a 60-mile radius of Douglas County will not be accepted. Any variety of materials may be incorporated, but the project in its entirety must require minimal to no maintenance. Sculptures must be able to withstand the intense sun, snow, wind and temperature extremes and weather fluctuations common in Colorado. Sculptures may experience public interaction of all ages. Apply online. No entry fee. Deadline: February 9, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 303-660-7347.
International
Call for Artists
Feb12

Drawn 2018 International Call for Drawing

Manifest Gallery in Cincinnati, OH presents its 5th annual open call for Drawn, an expansive and competitive international gallery exhibit calling for works of drawing created with any media relevant to the practice of drawing. This exhibit will run April 20 - May 18, 2018 and has no predefined expectation for type or style, and welcomes works from the most traditional to the most abstract or conceptual. The only limitation is that entries must represent original works which qualify in some considerable way as drawing. Open to everyone; professionals as well as students are encouraged to enter. $40 entry fee. Deadline: February 12, 2018. More info.
International
Call for Artists
Feb12

Photographic call for entry "Portraits"

A Smith Gallery in Johnson City, Texas seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, March 30 - May 13, 2018. Receptions will be held on March 31 and April 28, 2018 both from 4 to 8pm. A Blurb full color catalogue of the exhibit with all the accepted entries will be available for purchase. Awards are $325 for Juror's Award, $250 for Director's Award, three Juror Honorable Mentions each receiving an exhibition catalogue, discretionary Director Honorable Mentions each receiving an exhibition catalogue and $100 for Visitors' Award. Juror: Alyssa Coppelman, photo editor, picture researcher and portfolio consultant. Photographers of all levels are invited to submit work reflecting the theme "portraits" : vignette, profile, figure, depiction, silhouette, image, portrayal, representation, likeness, etc. $35 for the first 5 images and $6 for each additional image. Entries of 11 or more images are entitled to a review of submitted entry images by the gallery directors. Deadline: February 12, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 512-422-4080.
International
Call for Artists
Feb14

33rd Annual Tallahassee International Juried Competition

FSU Museum of Fine Arts in Tallahassee, FL announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, August 27 - September 30, 2018. First Award $1,000; Second Award $500; Color catalog is produced. Juried by selected faculty from the FSU College of Fine Arts. Open to artists worldwide 18 years of age or older with all media eligible for consideration. $20/2 works. Deadline: February 14, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 850-644-3906.
National
Call for Artists
Feb14

The Beverly Hills Art Show

The City of Beverly Hills seeks artists for the Beverly Hills Art Show, May 19 & 20, 2018 on the grassy terrain of 4 blocks of Beverly Gardens, in the center of Beverly Hills, CA. $7,000.00 in awards. 240 artists will be selected to exhibit. The following categories of art will be considered: painting, sculpture, two-dimensional mixed media, three-dimensional mixed media, drawing, traditional printmaking, photography, digital art, ceramics, glass. Artists should have a substantial body of work in one category. Additionally, Visual Performance Artists, Demonstrating Artists, and artists whose work deals in some respect with the topic of "the weird and wondrous West" are invited to call show staff. $35 application fee. Deadline: February 14, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call (310) 285-6830.
National
Call for Artists
Feb15

Midwest Photo Emerge

The Midwest Center for Photography in Wichita, Kansas seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, March 30 - April 13, 2018. Juror: Linda Robinson, Gallery Director, MWCP. We are looking to give one $250 Emerge Fellowship Award and exhibition opportunities to emerging photographers. This fellowship opportunity is geared toward photographers looking to launch their art careers through the exposure of exhibition. Selected artists will have their work featured in the exhibition and online. One recipient will be awarded the $250 Emerge Fellowship Award, and receive one year artist representation by MWCP online. Open to all emerging photographers nationwide in the USA. All photographic media is welcome; digital prints, black & white silver gelatin prints, color c-prints, alternative processes, etc... Selection will be based upon the series of work submitted by each artist rather than solely on individual images. A brief artist statement is optional. $40 entry fee. Deadline: February 15, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 316-269-1250.
International
Call for Artists
Feb15

"Skies" Call for Entry - Online Art Show

Colors of Humanity Art Gallery seeks entries for an online art exhibition, March 1-31, 2018. Cash prizes will be given. Theme: "Skies" - The sky can tell us so much. You can look towards it for hope in seeing rainbows, in fear during storms, for comfort by the moon and stars, and find pictures written in the clouds. We will be donating 10% of all entry fees from this show to SERRV International, a nonprofit organization with a mission to eradicate poverty wherever it resides by providing opportunity and support to artisans and farmers worldwide. All artists 18 and over may enter 2D works in all types of media. $20 for 1 or 2 pieces (You may enter more than once). Deadline: February 15, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 814-977-5518.
National
Call for Artists
Feb16

Wide Open 9

The Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition (BWAC) seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, May 12 - June 17, 2018 at the BWAC Gallery in Brooklyn, NY. $3,000 in Cash Awards. Juror: Carmen Hermo, Assistant Curator for the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum. Open to all residents of the U.S. and its Territories 18 years of age or older. This is a juried exhibition for artists working in all traditional and non-traditional 2D and 3D media, including film/video when part of an installation. All artwork must be original in concept, design and execution. Note: Crafts, kit work or reproductions of original works in other media (such as giclee reproductions of oil paintings), unless used as part of a mixed media work, will not be considered. Early Bird: $45/3; Final Deadline: $65/3; $5 ea. addt'l image. Deadline: February 16, 2018. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 718-596-2506.
National
Call for Artists
Feb16

Of Women

The Rockaway Artists Alliance seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, March 10 - April 8, 2018 at sTudio 7 Gallery, Fort Tilden, Gateway National Recreation Area in Rockaway Point, New York. Juror: Angel Bellaran. Of Women is open to and inclusive of all women artists, regardless of gender identity, self-identity, expression, status, dysphoria or non-conformance. All artistic mediums are welcome. $50 entry fee. Deadline: February 16, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 718-474-0861.
National
Call for Artists
Feb19

Eighth Annual Art and Earth Juried Exhibit

The Berkeley Arts Council seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, April 4 - May 5, 2018 at Berkeley Art Works in Martinsburg, WV. Best in Show $500, Total prizes $1,000. Juror: Daniel Fulco, curator at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts. Entries should reflect the artist's view of nature, the environment, or reflect an Earth Day related theme. Any medium or technique, 2-dimension or 3-dimension, is acceptable. The exhibition is open to all visual artists over the age of 18 in all media. Entries must be original works of art that have been completed within the last three (3) years, and have not been previously exhibited in The Berkeley Art Works. $35 for one or two works; $10 each for additional one or two works. Deadline: Febuary 19, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 304-620-7277.
National
Call for Artists
Feb20

Recycle 2018 - Call for Submissions

Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition (BWAC) seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, May 12 - June 17, 2018 at the BWAC Gallery in Brooklyn, NY. $3,000 in Cash Awards. Juror: John Cloud Kaiser, Director of Education at Materials for the Arts. Open to all residents of the U.S. and its Territories 18 years of age or older. BWAC is seeking original artwork from artists working in repurposed materials. Entries must incorporate at least 50 percent of repurposed, recycled, or reused materials. The theme is open to any medium resulting in 2-Dimensional or 3-Dimensional work, including film/video when part of an installation. All artwork must be original in concept, design and execution. Note: Crafts, kit work or reproductions of original works in other media (such as giclee reproductions of oil paintings), unless used as part of a mixed media work, will not be considered. Early Bird: $45/3; Final Deadline: $65/3; $5 ea. addt'l image. Deadline: February 20, 2018. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 718-596-2506.
National
Call for Artists
Feb22

Ann Arbor State Street District Art Fair

Artists are invited to apply for the Ann Arbor State Street Art Fair, held July 19-23, 2018 in downtown Ann Arbor, Michigan. $3,300 in awards. Open to artists working in fine arts and crafts. $50 application fee. Deadline: February 22, 2018. More info.
National
Call for Artists
Feb23

Academy Center of the Arts Annual National Juried Art Exhibition

The Academy Center of the Arts in Lynchburg, VA announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, April 6-28, 2018. Cash Awards over $3000, with Best in Show at $1000. Juror: Laura McManus. Open to U.S. residents, 18 years or older, working in the following disciplines: painting, sculpture, drawing, printmaking, fiber, glass, ceramics, wood, metal and mixed media. No photography accepted. All work submitted must be original (no reproductions), not done under supervision, not made from kits or patterns. All work must be suitably prepared for installation. The curator reserves the right to deny entry if any work is deemed not suitable for display or too difficult to install. Entries must have been completed after January 1, 2012, and not previously exhibited in a Lynchburg juried art show. $35 for three images. Deadline: February 23, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 434-528-3256, ext. 127.
Statewide
Call for Artists
Feb23

Made in California Juried Exhibition

The City of Brea Art Gallery seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, April 21 - June 15, 2018 in Brea, California. First Place: $750, Second Place: $500, Third Place: $250, Solo Show Award: $350, Popular Choice Award: $100, Director's Choice: $200, Mayor's Favorite: $100. Juried by a Panel of Industry Professionals as well as the Brea Gallery Director and Curatorial Staff. Open to all artists residing in California. All entries must be original, have been completed in the past three years, and not previously shown at the Brea Art Gallery. All mediums are welcome, please no crafts or functional art. To qualify for consideration for the Solo Show, artists must submit a cohesive body of work containing between 5 and 10 pieces. Works not selected for the Solo Show will be considered for inclusion in the Juried Show. Juried Show: $20 per entry; Solo Show: $80 per submission. Deadline: February 23, 2018 11:59pm. More info. Contact: email or call 714-990-7731.
International
Call for Artists
Feb24

Call for Art - 9th Annual "Abstracts" Online Art Competition

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition, March 1-31, 2018. Extensive worldwide publicity & promotion, 1000+ press releases + Artsy.net listing for winning artists. Juror: John R Math. International; 2D & 3D artists + photography, amateur & professional, age 18+, no geograohic restricitions. $14 for 1 to 2 entries, $24 for 3 to 5 entries, Early Entry Savings + Student Discounts. Deadline: February 24, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 888-490-3530.
International
Call for Artists
Feb24

2nd Annual "Colors" Art Competition

Fusion Art announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition, March 1-31, 2018. Cash Prizes for top 3 winners in each category / Best in Show winners invited to 3rd annual group show in Palm Springs in 2018. Juror: Chris Hoffman. For this open (no theme) competition artists are encouraged to share their artistic vision using a concentration of color. One color or a multitude of colors meets the criteria for this competition. The artwork can range from realism to surrealism to abstraction and can be any subject matter and any of the accepted media. All artists, regardless of location or experience, are encouraged to submit their best representational or non-representational art and photography. $30 for up to 3 images / $45 for up to 5 images. Deadline: February 24, 2018. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Feb25

Rochester Erotic Arts Festival

Rochester Erotic Arts Inc. announces a call to artists for the Rochester Erotic Arts Festival, April 6-7, 2018 at the Rochester Riverside Hotel in Rochester, NY. Best in Photography $200, Best in Fine Art $200, Producers Choice Awards (3) $75 each, People's Choice Award $50. We are in search of high quality original works that are creative, erotic and thought-provoking. Accepted media include drawing, painting, printmaking, mixed media, collage, digital art, photography, film, and sculpture, for exhibition and possible sale. Sales commission 20% (works do not have to be offered for sale). Artists must be 18 and over. Works for the Regional Show must be hand delivered on April 5. Works for the Digital Show will be displayed on HDTV at the festival. Submission fee: $30 Regional Show, $20 Digital Show. Deadline: February 25, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 315-677-9395.
National
Call for Artists
Feb26

52nd annual Edina Art Fair

The 50th & France Business Association invites artists to apply for the Edina Art Fair, held June 1-3, 2018 at 50th & France in Edina, MN. Awards for Best of Show, Best Display, Excellence and Merit. Eligible media: Green Art (75% recycled and/ or reused materials), 2-Dimensional, Ceramics, Enamel, Fiber, Glass, Jewelry, Mixed Media, Photography, Sculpture, Wearable Art, and Wood. $45 application fee. Deadline: February 26, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 952-922-1524.
National
Call for Artists
Feb28

Leeper Park Art Fair

Artists are invited to apply for the Leeper Park Art Fair, held June 16-17 at Leeper Park in South Bend, IN. $3,700 in awards. Fine art and fine crafts, no buy sell. $25 application fee. $350 booth fee. Deadline: February 28, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 574-276-2942.
International
Call for Artists
Feb28

Public Art Initiative Call for Entries: Art Benches, Phase 3

The Woodlands Arts Council invites national and international artists to apply for the next installation of the Woodlands Art Bench outdoor permanent collection in Woodlands, TX. This call is for 6 separate Art Benches. These six Phase 3 Art Benches are being planned for along The Woodlands Waterway and the Hughes Landing commercial area adjacent to Lake Woodlands. Sites can be viewed on the website. Three finalists will be chosen for each bench in a preliminary selection process and will receive a $300 stipend. One (1) artist from these finalists will be chosen to construct a bench, receiving a stipend of $8,000. $25 entry fee. Deadline: February 28, 2018. More info (PDF). Contact: email
National
Call for Artists
Feb28

Midsummer Festival of the Arts: Call for Artists

The John Michael Kohler Arts Center in Sheboygan, WI seeks artists for a juried arts festival, July 21 & 22, 2018. $3,000 in awards. Six jurors including artists, gallery owners, curators, educators, and others. Eligible media: Ceramics, drawing, fiber & leather, glass, jewelry, metal, mixed media, painting, photography & digital art, printmaking, and wood. $35 application fee. Deadline: February 28, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 920-458-6144.
International
Call for Artists
Feb28

Drawing Academy Online Art Competition

Win the complete Drawing Academy course! This is ongoing online art competition with four three-monthly cycles per year. The Drawing Academy Art Competition is democratic - Winners are voted for by the public. As a Drawing Academy student, you will have a lifetime access to all video lessons and bonuses and unlimited personal support by the Academy tutors. In this Competition, you can submit drawings, paintings and digital art. Free entry. Deadline: February 28, 2018. More info.
International
Call for Artists
Feb28

Studio Montclair ViewPoints 2018

Studio Montclair in Montclair, NJ, seeks entries for the 21st Annual Open Juried Exhibition "ViewPoints 2018" at its new gallery space in the heart of Montclair's Arts District from June 1 to August 16, 2018. Cash awards - minimum $1350. Juror: Gary Garrido Schneider, Executive Director of Grounds for Sculpture, artist, educator and a vocal advocate for making the visual arts accessible to a broad range of audiences. Open to all artists. All mediums accepted including videos and installations. See prospectus for specific requirements. $40 entry fee for 3 images. Deadline: February 28, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 962-500-1447.
National
Call for Artists
Mar1

Call to Artists for St. Johns River Festival of the Arts

Artists are invited to apply for the St. Johns River Festival of the Arts, held May 5-6, 2018 at First Street in Sanford, Florida. $3,000 Best in Show; $12,000 in these categories: Awards of Excellence, Awards of Distinction, Juror's Choice. Fine arts, fine crafts may be submitted with three photos of the artwork and one of the booth set up. All art work must be current and represent the entire body of work to be shown. All applications are juried by a committee. Applications can be made on ZAPP. $25 application fee. Deadline: March 1, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 407-416-1779.
International
Call for Artists
Mar1

2018 CDS Documentary Essay Prize in Photography

This $3,000 prize from the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University honors the best documentary writing and photography in alternating years. The focus is on current or recently completed work (within the last two years). This year's prize is for photography. Please provide context for the photographic essay you are submitting, including the duration of your project and whether it is completed or ongoing. Describe your intentions for the work. Also, if some of your images have been published together in essay form, please include information about where and when they appeared and how the essay as submitted for the competition is different (or not). Applications will be accepted beginning December 1, 2017. $40 entry fee. Deadline: March 1, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 919-660-3663.
National
Call for Artists
Mar1

Fine Art Fine Wine Fair

Artists are invited to apply for the Fine Art Fine Wine Fair, held June 23-24, 2018 at St Mary's in Orchard Lake, MI. Best of Show, 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place, & Honorable Mention. Jurors: Elizabeth Wilson, Karyn Stetz, & TBD. Categories include Ceramics, Collage, Drawing, Digital, Fiber, Furniture, Glass, Jewelry, Leather, Metalwork, Mixed Media, Mosaic, Painting, Photography, Pottery, Printmaking, Sculpture, Upcycled Art, Woodworking, Miscellaneous. $25 application fee. Deadline: March 1, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 734-476-1772.
National
Call for Artists
Mar1

Long's Park Art Festival

Artists are invited to apply for the Long's Park Art Festival, held August 31 - September 2, 2018 at Long's Park in Lancaster, PA. Over 11,000 art lovers will make their way to the beautiful tree-lined park where booths follow walkways surrounding a tranquil, freshwater lake. This top-rated show draws sophisticated, high income buyers from Philadelphia, Baltimore, Central Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Virginia, West Virginia, Washington, DC, New York and beyond. Eligible media include: Ceramics, Digital, Drawing, Fiber (Decorative & Wearable), Furniture, Glass, Jewelry (Non-precious & Precious), Leather, Metal, Mixed Media (2D & 3D), Painting (acrylic, oil, or watercolor), Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, and Wood. See prospectus for complete details. $35 application fee. Deadline: March 1, 2018. More info. Contact: email
National
Call for Artists
Mar1

Call for Artists and Artisans

JART, Inc./Spotsy Arts Festival seeks artists and artisans for a juried Arts Festival, August 11-12, 2018 on the Historic Courthouse grounds in Spotsylvania County, VA, strategically located between Washington, DC and Richmond, VA. $6,000 in awards. Jurors: Joe DiBella, Ed King and Patricia Troiani. Seeking fine art, fine craft, specialty foods, etc. Everything must be handmade with the artist/maker present. Booth Fees: $400 by February 1 (discounted rate), or $500 by March 1, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 703.887.2878.
Regional
Call for Artists
Mar1

Art in the Wilds

Artists are invited to apply for the 12th annual "Art in the Wilds" Fine Arts Show, held June 23 and 24, 2018 at Evergreen Park in Kane, PA. Cash awards. Seeking handmade fine arts and fine crafts including watercolors, acrylics, oils, drawing, pastels, leather, wood, glass, jewelry, pottery, fiber, photography, mixed media, printmaking, graphics and sculpture. $25 application fee. Deadline: March 1, 2018. More info. Contact: email
National
Call for Artists
Mar1

Monument Square Art Festival

The Racine Arts Council seeks artists for the Monument Square Art Festival, June 9 & 10 at Monument Square in Downtown Racine, WI. $1,600 in cash awards. One of Wisconsin's oldest and most respected juried fine art fairs features 70 artists from around the country exhibiting works in a variety of media including Ceramics, Glass, Jewelry, Fibers and Wearables, Sculpture, Photography, Mixed Media and Painting. $20 application fee. Deadline: March 1, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 262-635-0261.
National
Call for Artists
Mar1

Round the Fountain Art Fair

The Round the Fountain Art Fair committee announces a call to artists for the Round the Fountain Art Fair, May 26, 2018 at the Courthouse Square in Lafayette, Indiana. $1200 Best in Show, $750 2nd Place, $500 3rd Place, 10 merit awards $250 each. All awards include automatic acceptance to next year's fair. All fine arts are eligible: acrylic, ceramics, graphics, fiber, watercolor, oil, pastel, photography, wood, jewelry, sculpture, etc. No furniture or garments, limited fine crafts. $35 application fee. Deadline: March 1, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 765-491-6298.
National
Call for Artists
Mar1

2018 New Hope Art League Juried Art Show

The New Hope Art League announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, April 6-20, 2018 at The Conservatory in Doylestown, PA. Up to $3,000 in awards. Jurors: Lisa Tremper Hanover and James Toogood. Anyone 18 and older may enter original art, not previously shown in NHAL or other local area shows or exhibits. Paintings, works on paper, mixed media, photography, digital art & sculpture. No copies of artworks or artists. No works reproduced by any commercial process, no giclees, video, film, jewelry or fiber art. Max size is 40in. on longest side, including the frame. Three dimensional & assembled works must be stable and safe for viewing. maximum footprint 40in.x40in., artists must provide a stand that is finished and structurally sound. $25 for members/ $40 for non-members, 2 artworks max. Entrants may have 2 non-juried portfolio pieces. Deadline: March 1, 2018. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 561-400-1958.
International
Call for Artists
Mar3

Comics, Anime, Cartoons and Fantasy

Las Laguna Gallery in Laguna Beach, CA announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, April 5-27, 2018. Juror: Lori McBride. Do you love comic books, superheroes, or anime? Then this month's exhibition is for you! Las Laguna Gallery is now accepting submissions of artwork comprised of or inspired by Comics, Anime and Animations. All artists of all ages, professional and amateur, are encouraged to submit their works for this art exhibition. Works in Acrylic, Airbrush, Assemblage, Charcoal, Color Pencil, Collage, Digital Art, Drawings, Encaustic, Fiber Art, Graphite, Illustration, Mixed Media, New Media, Oil, Painting, Pastel, Photography (Traditional and Digital), and Watercolor, will be considered. No jewelry or sculpture. We do not have a limitation on size of works submitted but have found pieces over 48" to be costly for shipping and recommend manageable sized pieces. $35 entry fee. Deadline: March 3, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 949-667-1803.
National
Call for Artists
Mar9

Westmoreland Art Nationals

Every year, the Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival holds the Westmoreland Art Nationals, a juried fine art and photography competition, featuring art from all around the country. Artists are permitted to enter as many pieces as they'd like to be considered in both of our exhibits. The first exhibit will be held May 19 - June 6 at the Westmoreland County Community College in Youngwood, PA. The second exhibit will be held July 5-8 at the Westmoreland Arts & Heritage Festival in Latrobe, PA. Awards for each exhibit: $2,100. Total awards: $4,200. Seeking painting in multiple mediums, sculpture, photography, mixed media, and graphics. Awards are given in the following categories: Painting, Sculpture, Photography, Graphics, Mixed Media, Best in Show, New Entrant, and People's Choice. $40 for up to four pieces. Each additional piece is $10. Deadline: March 9, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 724-834-7474.
National
Call for Artists
Mar12

Fun House: Art of the Surreal, Fantastic, & Bizarre National Juried Show

The Dutchess County Art Association/Barrett Art Center in Poughkeepsie, NY announce a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, June 12-23, 2018. Awards: two $500 & two $150. Artists are invited to submit artwork that celebrates all that a Fun House offers: the marvelous, disorienting, seductive, disquieting, and surreal. Fun House seeks works that engage with the real/unreal, the miniature and the gigantic, optics and illusion, and/or the politics of display. Fun House welcomes the quirky, the absurd, and the unconventional. Artists are invited to provide a juxtaposition of traditional styles and cutting-edge practices. In addition to 2D works in all media, sculpture, installation, digital, video and interactive works are all encouraged. Jurored by two leading arts professionals: Danijela Krha Purssey, Co-Founder and Editor, Beautiful Bizarre Magazine (https://beautifulbizarre.net/); Istvan Banyai, illustrator, animator, and designer (http://www.ist-one.com/). $35 entry fee. Deadline: March 12, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 845-471-2550.
National
Call for Artists
Mar13

Juried Documentary Photography Exhibition

The Smithtown Township Arts Council seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, April 28 - May 19 at Mills Pond Gallery in St. James, NY. $500 First Place; $200 Second Place. Juror: Kevin C. Downs. Documentary photographers are visual storytellers. An important quality of your entries should be the intent to tell a visual story about the subject of your photographs. Your style may be documentary, personal, photo-journalism. Each entry may consist of between two and four images that convey a story around a particular theme. We are looking for work that focuses on visual storytelling rather than fine art photography...work that compels us to think about life outside our own little worlds...that teaches us something we didn't know or helps us understand a situation from a new point of view...tell us your story! Entry Fee: $45/3 project entries. Deadline: March 13, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 631-862-6575.
National
Call for Artists
Mar15

2017 VMRC Juried Art Exhibition

The Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, May 27 - June 29, 2018 at the Park Gables Gallery in Harrisonburg, VA. $8,000 in awards. Jurors: Scott Jost, Elise Schweitzer, Ronald J. Wyancko. Open to multimedia visual art completed after January 1, 2016 (for security reasons, no jewelry accepted; for gallery limitations, no installation art, audio or video enchancements accepted). Open to all artists living in USA. Three divisions within the exhibition: (1) Drawing/ Painting/ Printmaking, (2) Photography/ Digital Art, (3) 3-D/ Multimedia/ Other Media. No commission on sales; sales for the past five years averaged 38% per year. $35 for one to three works. Deadline: March 15, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 540-564-3400.
National
Call for Artists
Mar15

Domesticity - Group Photography Exhibition

The Midwest Center for Photography in Wichita, Kansas seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, April 27 - May 11, 2018. Juror: Linda Robinson, Gallery Director, MWCP. Domesticity is a primarily household act, an activity and chore with devotion to family and home life, one in which we do with pleasure to sustain life with the personal characteristics that makes it our own. The building of the family unit, the organization of personal possessions, the nourishment provided from the meals we prepare, and the art of creating a space of comfortable respite is a great necessity of the human condition, of survival. Photographs using domestic subject matter, images of people and places we call home, of family, of shelter, are what make up the images in this exhibition, encompassing a range of approaches from the traditional codes of domesticity to alternative modes of home making. Selected artists will have their work featured in the exhibition and online. Open to all photographers nationwide in the USA. All photographic media is welcome. Selection will be based upon the series of work submitted by each artist rather than solely on individual images. A brief artist statement is optional. $40 entry fee. Deadline: March 15, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 316-269-1250.
National
Call for Artists
Mar15

Vail's Art on the Rockies

The Art on the Rockies Festival will be July 13-15, 2018. Approximately 125 artists will exhibit outdoors on the campus of the Colorado Mountain College, in the heart of the Vail Valley, CO - nestled in the majestic Rocky Mountains. Sales at this show continue to increase as word spreads about the quality of artists exhibiting after a very competitive jury process. Art on the Rockies is gaining national attention and sponsorship and draws a savvy, sophisticated art-buying clientele. Admission and parking are free and entertainment, children's programs, and live art demonstrations are scheduled throughout the weekend. Seeking original, artist made painting, sculpture, mixed media, jewelry, ceramics, glass, contemporary crafts. $35 application fee. Deadline: March 15, 2018. More info.
International
Call for Artists
Mar16

The Photographic Performance 2018

A Smith Gallery in Johnson City, Texas invites photographers to submit compelling solo or cooperative exhibitions. Three exhibition proposals will be selected to be exhibited in the Salon from either April 20 to May 20, May 25 to June 24, or June 29 to July 29. Jurors: Amanda Smith and Kevin Tully, gallery directors. Submissions can be photographic images, photography combined with mixed media or photographic installations. Receptions will be held the last Saturday of each month during the exhibition periods each being from 4 to 8pm. We will also be selecting seven proposals to be featured on the gallery blog. The entry fee is $50 for 10 to 20 images and also requires a written proposal or artist statement explaining the exhibition. Deadline: March 16, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 512-422-4080.
Regional
Call for Artists
Mar18

Arte Corajosa, Celebrating Azorean Creativity, Juried Exhibit

The Bristol Art Museum (Bristol, RI) and The Rhode Island Foundation announce a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, June 15 - August 26, 2018. Juror: Nancy Whipple Grinnell. Artwork must be created by an artist (18 years of age or older) of Portuguese Heritage, residing in Rhode Island and South East New England. This project is partly funded by a grant from the RI Foundation with a focus on community identity. The emphasis for this 2018 BAM program and exhibit will be placed on our Portuguese community. As art is often about sharing, please provide us with a short statement about your personal connection to a Portuguese heritage. This could be but not limited to a short story on family, migration, or the creative act of art making. All work must be original, no commercial work considered. All work must be hand delivered, no shipped artwork accepted. All work must be properly framed and ready for display. No saw tooth hangers. 2-D work may be no larger than 48"x 60". 3-D work should weigh no more than 50lbs. $20 entry fee = Four 2-D works, or Four 3-D works with two views. Deadline: 11:49pm March 18, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 401-253-4400.
National
Call for Artists
Mar23

National Juried Show

Prince Street Gallery in New York, NY announces a call to artists for a national juried art exhibition, July 10-28, 2018. Juror: Robert Birmelin. Seeking two-dimensional artworks. Open to artists 18 + living in the USA. Original paintings, drawings, prints, and mixed media only. No giclees, digital prints, videos or photographs will be accepted. Work, including frame, must not exceed 36 inches in any direction, and should be wired, labeled, and ready to hang. $40 entry fee. Deadline: March 23, 2018. More info.
National
Call for Artists
Mar23

85th Annual Awards Exhibition

The National Sculpture Society announces a call to artists for a juried sculpture exhibition, August 11 - October 28, 2018 at Brookgreen Gardens in Pawleys Island, South Carolina. Over $18,000 in awards. Open to NSS Fellows, Elected Sculptor Members, and Associates who dues are paid in full. Not a member? Join at www.nationalsculpture.org. Please note that work that is inspired by nature, or figurative, or realist sculpture, is preferred. All entries are subject to jury. Works previously exhibited in Annual NSS Exhibitions are ineligible. All work will be juried anonymously from electronically submitted images. $50 entry fee. Deadline: March 23, 2018. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 212-764-5645 ext. 13.
National
Call for Artists
Mar29

A Summer Song

The Smithtown Township Arts Council seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, May 26 - June 23, 2018 at Mills Pond Gallery in St. James, New York. $750 Best in Show, $500 Second Place, $200 Third Place. Juror: Carol Strickland. Representational images of summer-related sights, activities, impressions, or atmosphere - as well as surrealistic or abstract evocations inspired by the subject - are welcome. Expressions may range from images of sun, sea, surf, and verdure to a more melancholy awareness of summer's last gasp, a prelude to fall. Artists may also respond to the musical aspect of this call for entries. One could interpret the rhythm of the season, composing a visual image of summer's harmonies. Open to USA artists age 18 or older. All media considered except photography, digital, or new-media computer-generated art. $45/three images. Deadline: March 29, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 631-862-6575.
National
Call for Artists
Mar30

HOT/COOL National Juried Show

Gallery Underground in Arlington, Virginia just outside Washington DC invites all artists residing in the United States to enter its national juried show HOT/COOL, May 1-25, 2018. Open to all media. Total $500 cash awards. Juried by internationally known artist and instructor Glen Kessler. Artists are encouraged to creatively interpret the terms hot and cool, which can describe colors, temperatures, desirability, popular culture, presentation or appearance. Up to 5 artworks may be submitted: $35 for up to 2 pieces, $6 fee per subsequent entry, up to 3 more. Deadline: March 30, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 571-483-0652.
National
Call for Artists
Mar31

Art Spectacular at the Carillon

The Rees Carillon Society seeks artists for a juried art fair, September 8-9, 2018. $1,300 in awards. Ranked in the "200 Best Art Shows in the United States" by Sunshine Artist Magazine for the past three years, the 13th annual Art Spectacular is professionally juried for quality and media balance. It is held on the lawn of beautiful Washington Park in Springfield, IL - next to a wealthy neighborhood of art-buying, appreciative and knowledgeable aficionados who love Art Spectacular. Art Spectacular is a fund raiser for the non-profit world-class Rees Memorial Carillon in Washington Park, the 5th largest carillon in the world. Featuring up to 50 artists, Art Spectacular also features a preview sale, patron bucks, demos, Kids' Place, Kids' Art Sale, Music, Food Vendor, Silent Auction and Gift Basket Raffle. All fine art and fine craft will be accepted for jury. Volunteers will 'spoil' you with free coffee, water, soda and time-of-day appropriate snacks all weekend; provide load-in assistance if desired; booth sitting; artists' award dinner. $35 application fee. Deadline: March 31, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 217-787-3532.
National
Call for Artists
Mar31

Call to Artists: Art at Ives - Juried Fine Art & Crafts Show

This juried art show at Ives Concert Park in Danbury, CT is held June 2 & 3, 2018 and features a great variety of high quality original works and offers a diverse scope of art forms: Ceramics / Fine Craft, Digital Art / Photography, Drawing, Fiber, Glass, Graphic & Printmaking, Wearable Art / Jewelry, Metalwork, Mixed Media, Painting, Sculpture, and Wood. Great food & music along with children's events. An exclusive program directory as well as a digital program will be online with artist exposure all year long on the Ives website with 1,228,382 impressions annually, showcasing each artist's work and contact information. Artist amenities include parking on the premises, easy load-in and load-out, complimentary Saturday and Sunday continental breakfast, Saturday night awards banquet schmoozatorium, complete with complimentary dinner, two alcoholic beverages, live music and dancing, booth sitting and night security. $25 application fee. Deadline: March 31, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 203-837-9227.
National
Call for Artists
Mar31

60th Annual Art on the Rocks Art Fair

Artists are invited to apply to the 60th Annual Art on the Rocks, held July 28-29, 2018 on the lakeshore of Marquette, MI. $5,000+ Awards. The ever popular show attracts Fine Artists from across the country in various mediums - 2-D Mixed Media, 3-D Mixed Media, Ceramics, Drawing, Fiber, Furniture, Glass, Jewelry, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Painting, Watercolor and Wood. $30 jury fee. Deadline: March 31, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 906.235.4006.
International
Call for Artists
Mar31

26th Annual Colored Pencil Society of America International Exhibition

The Colored Pencil Society of America announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, July 12 - August 19, 2018 at the Bridgeport Art Center, Third Floor Gallery in Chicago, IL. $5000 Best of Show, >$10000 in other awards. Juror: Mark Pascale. Open to all artists age 18 and over. Media must be 100% colored pencil on a manufacturer-prepared surface (scratchboard not allowed). Use of any other additional media (watercolor, acrylic, oil, ink, etc.) or artist-prepared surface disqualifies entry. Acceptable colored pencil products for the International Exhibition. Artwork must be two-dimensional. Concept, design, and execution of the artwork must be solely that of the artist. No images produced by drawing over a digital reproduction. No reproductions of artwork allowed (giclee, print, etc.) Artwork must have been completed after March 31, 2015 and not previously hung in any CPSA International Exhibition. CPSA members $25, non-members $35, for one or two entries. Deadline: March 31, 2018. More info (PDF). Contact: email
National
Call for Artists
Apr3

2018 National Juried Exhibition

First Street Gallery in New York announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, June 21 - July 14, 2018. Juror: Ronnie Landfield. Open to U.S. resident artists 18 yrs. or older. Eligible works: oils, acrylics, watercolors, pastels, drawings, prints, mixed media, photography and sculpture. Online application only. See prospectus for details. $35/1-3 works, $5/ea. additional work, max. 6. Deadline: April 3, 2018. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 646-336-8053.
National
Call for Artists
Apr4

6th Annual Bower Center Annual National Juried Exhibition

The Bower Center for the Arts in Bedford, VA announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, May 22 - June 30, 2018. 1st $750 + solo exhibit, 2nd $400, 3rd $200, min of 3 Awards of Merit $75 ea. Juror: Katherine Shortridge, Artist-Professor, Roanoke College, Salem VA. Open to artists age 18 and over. All entries must be original works (no reproductions), created by the artist within the past three years, and not have been in a previous juried exhibit at Bower Center. Acceptable media includes, but not limited to, painting, drawing, print-making, collage, pastel, mixed media, photography, mosaics, sculpture, fiber, and glass (stained or fused). $30 entry fee. Deadline: April 4, 2018. More info. Contact: exhibits@bowercenter.org or d.stone@bowercenter.org or call 540-586-4235.
Regional
Call for Artists
Apr6

2018 Gloucester Arts Festival Juried Show

Artists are invited to enter the 2018 Gloucester Arts Festival Juried Show, held June 1-30, 2018 at Arts on Main, in Gloucester, Virginia. More than $5000 in total prizes and featured show. Juror: Jeff Harrison, Chief Curator Emeritus for Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia. Artists will be juried for inclusion in the show by submitting five digital images of original 2D oils, pastels, watercolors, acrylics, tempera, graphite, charcoal, original print or pen and ink work created in the last two years. These images are for juror selection and if artist is juried into show, these works do not have to be in show. $40 entry fee. Deadline: April 6, 2018. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 804.824.9401.
National
Call for Artists
Apr9

18th Annual National Small Print Show

The Creede Arts Council announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, May 26 - June 24, 2018 at the Creede Repertory Theatre in Creede, Colorado. Cash awards will be given for Best in Show, 2nd and 3rd Place and two Honorable Mention awards. Juror: Sibyl Teague. The 18th National Small Print Show (NSPS) is a unique, juried art show of matted hand-pulled prints. Artists from all 50 states and Canada are eligible to submit up to 3 original prints to exhibit and sell. See prospectus for additional important information. Selected prints will be showcased to a wider audience in the NSPS traveling exhibit in July and August. $40 for up to 3 pieces. Deadline: April 9, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 719-658-0312.
National
Call for Artists
May13

Art in the Park

The Steamboat Springs Arts Council seeks artists for Art in the Park, July 14-15, 2018 at West Lincoln Park in Steamboat Springs, CO. This show is open to all artist/crafts-persons who exhibit work of their own original concept, design and execution. $35 Application fee (non refundable), $350 Booth fee. Deadline: May 13, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 970-879-9008.
International
Call for Artists
Jul1

Call For International Artists and Galleries 2018

Onishi Project, art management division through Onishi Gallery in New York, NY collaborates with cultural, educational and governmental organizations and art curators and critics around the globe to successfully execute group exhibitions with international emerging artists. Professional art critiques will be performed for all groups and an online jury will take place at the end of August where a winner will be chosen to have a solo exhibition with the gallery. See website for upcoming group exhibition opportunities, February - August, 2018. Space is limited. We will accept up to eight artists per group show. $1,800 fee. Deadline: July 1, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 212-695-8035.

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