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.
Statewide
Call for Artists
Jan28

PRESS: An Ohio juried printmaking exhibition

The Dayton Society of Artists and Dayton Printmaking Cooperative are pleased to present the 13th Annual Juried Print Show, March 2 - April 21, 2018. The exhibition will be held at the DSA's High Street Gallery on 48 High Street in the historic St. Anne's Hill neighborhood of Dayton, OH. $700 in awards. Juror: Melissa Haviland. Open to artists living or working within the state of Ohio, and creating works in the printmaking medium. $30 entry fee. Deadline: January 28, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 937-228-4532.
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.
Statewide
Call for Artists
Jan29

West Michigan Art Competition

LowellArts announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, March 10 - April 14, 2018 in Lowell, MI. Cash awards totaling $2500 are awarded to 1st - 5th place. Juror: Ryan Kaltenbach. The West Michigan Art Competition is open to all visual art media by artists 18 yrs. and older who reside in one of the eligible lower West Michigan counties: Allegan, Barry, Berrien, Branch, Cass, Calhoun, Clare, Clinton, Eaton, Gratiot, Ionia, Isabella, Kalamazoo, Kent, Lake, Mason, Mecosta, Muskegon, Montcalm, Newaygo, Oceana, Osceola, Ottawa, Saint Joseph, Van Buren. $35 entry fee. Deadline: January 29, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 616-897-8545.
International
Call for Artists
Jan31

Good Hart Artist Residency - Call for 2018 Residencies

The Good Hart Residency Program in Good Hart, Michigan offers 2-3 week residencies to dedicated visual artists and writers. The residency provides a live/work studio space, food, a $500.00 stipend, and a quiet setting to concentrate on creative work. The residency works in partnership with several local community organizations. $25 application fee. Deadline: January 31, 2018. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Jan31

Not Just Drawing: A Line With Intent

The ARC Gallery and Educational Foundation in Chicago announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, Feb 28 - March 24, 2018. Juror: David Reif. All mediums and materials are eligible for submission, including video and performance. Due to space limitations no projections or media-based installations will be accepted. $40 for one to three images. $10 for each additional image. Deadline: January 31, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 773-252-2232.
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

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
Feb2

"Investigating Identity," 2018 Kreft Juried National Exhibition

The KreftARTS Program at Concordia University Ann Arbor announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, March 6 - April 8 at the Kreft Gallery in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Best of Show: $1000 + a solo exhibition in the 2018-2019 gallery season, 2nd Place: $500, 3rd Place: $250. Juror: Nancy Thayer, artist and educator at University of Michigan. The exhibition will examine our notions about the formation of the self. What are the constituent parts of "identity" and how do we understand and represent them? How much of an individual's identity is personal and self-constructed and how much of it depends on something socially created? How do our current conceptions of self, of soul, of personality resemble or differ from those of earlier periods? Prints, drawings, paintings, photographs, digital images, sculpture, fiber art and video are eligible. $25.00/2 pieces. Deadline: February 2, 2018. More info (PDF). Contact: email
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
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.
National
Call for Artists
Feb15

57th Annual Grand Haven Art Festival

Artists are invited to apply for the 57th Annual Grand Haven Art Festival, held June 23-24, 2018 in Downtown Grand Haven, MI. Best in Show, Jury's Choice, Excellence Award, People's Choice, Honorable Mentions (first 3 are cash prizes). Items sold must be original and handcrafted by the displaying artist(s). The exhibitor must be the designer and creator of the art. Application fee: $10 for month of November only, $30 December-February. Deadline: February 15, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 616-842-4910.
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.
National
Call for Artists
Feb16

Upper Arlington Labor Day Arts Festival artists wanted

The City of Upper Arlington announces a call to artists for its signature arts event, the 52nd annual Labor Day Arts Festival, held on Monday, September 3, 2018 at Northam Park in Upper Arlington, OH. $1350 in awards: Best of Show, 1st, 2nd, 3rd place. This free interactive arts festival showcases the work of local, regional, and national artists working in a variety of fine-art and fine-craft media. Our alfresco art gallery includes: two stages with local performers, an Art Activities Area and a variety of refreshment booths. $30 application fee. Deadline: February 16, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 614-583-5310.
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
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.
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.
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

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.
Regional
Call for Artists
Mar2

Grove City Town Center Wine and Arts Festival

Grove City Town Center announces a call to artists for their Wine and Arts Festival, June 15-16, 2018 in the heart of Grove City, Ohio's historical area. Most mediums are accepted for this juried show: painting, drawing, ceramics, sculpture, jewelry, etc. as well as authors. $125 ($25 jury fee + $100 Booth Space). Deadline: March 2, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 614-539-8762.
National
Call for Artists
Mar3

Naperville Woman's Club 59th Fine Art Fair

The Naperville Woman's Club seeks artists for their 59th Juried Fine Art Fair, June 23 & 24, 2018 on the grounds of Naper Settlement in Naperville, IL. $2500 in awards. Open to artists creating original art in the following categories: Painting (acrylic, oil, watercolors), mixed media, drawing, pastels, sculpture, fiber art (various textiles & leather), photography, jewelry, glass, ceramics, wood, metal sculpture, print making, digital art. $30 jury fee; $300 booth fee. Deadline: March 3, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 630-803-9171.
National
Call for Artists
Mar6

Watercolor USA 2018

The Springfield Art Museum (Springfield, MO) seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, June 2 - August 26, 2018. Top awards are: $3000 - $2000 - $1500 - $1000 / Several $300 awards plus others. Juror: Kelly Kane, Former Editor-in Chief / Watercolor Artist magazine. All artists living in the United States or its' territories (Age 18+) using watermedia as critical components in their work can enter. Artists whose work pushes the boundaries of traditional aqueous media are encouraged to enter. See prospectus and FAQ for details and questions. $40 entry fee. Deadline: March 6, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 417-837-5700.
National
Call for Artists
Mar15

Lubeznik Arts Festival

The Lubeznik Center for the Arts in Michigan City, IN seeks artists for the Lubeznik Arts Festival, held August 18-19, 2018. $3,000 in cash awards. Juror: Aron Packer. Eligible media: 2-Dimensional Art (painting, drawing, printmaking, pastels, mixed-media); Fine Craft (functional, clay/ceramics, glass, wood, metal, fiber/textile/paper); Jewelry; Photography (traditional & digital techniques); Sculptural Objects (non-functional, all media); and Wearable Art (wearable & accessories). $35 application fee. Deadline: March 15, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 219-874-4900.
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
Mar30

Edwards Place Fine Art Fair

The Springfield Art Association seeks artists for the Edwards Place Fine Art Fair, held September 15 & 16, 2018 at Edwards Place/Springfield Art Association, in Springfield, Illinois. Cash awards for Best of Show, Best Newcomer, First Place and Honorable Mention in seven media. Historic Edwards Place grounds provide a park-like setting for up to 75 booths. Open to artists working in all 2D media, photography, ceramics, fibers, jewelry, glass, wood, metal, and basketry. Event includes artist demonstrations, interactive activities for all ages, live music, food vendors and a large used book sale. $25 application fee. Deadline: March 30, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 217-523-2631.
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

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

Wausau Festival of Arts

Artists are invited to apply for the Wausau Festival of Arts, held September 8-9, 2018 in Downtown Wausau, WI (Third Street and the 400 Block). 17 cash awards (1-Best in show, 5-Merit, 9-Honorable Mention, 1-Young Collector, 1-Scholarship). We accept only original fine art or fine craft (ceramics, fiber, glass, graphic arts, jewelry, metal, mixed media, painting, paper, photography, sculpture, wood). $40 application fee. Deadline: March 31, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 715-842-1676.
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
Regional
Call for Artists
Mar31

Toledo Zoo Wild about Art

The Toledo Zoo seeks artists for Wild about Art, August 4-5, 2018 in Toledo, OH. Eligible media: Ceramics, Drawing/Painting, Glass, Jewelry, Mixed Media, Metal Working, Photography, Printmaking/Graphics, Sculpture, Textiles and Wood. Work does not have to be animal related. $25 application fee. Deadline: March 31, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 419-385-5721.
Regional
Call for Artists
Apr1

Artists and Vendors Wanted for 2018 Shelby Township Art Fair

The Shelby Township Art Fair Committee and the Shelby Parks and Recreation Dept announces a call to artists for their annual art fair, August 11 & 12, 2018 at the Shelby Township Municipal Grounds in Shelby Township, Michigan. Categories: "Art Media" - original, hand-made, one of a kind pieces (with the exception of prints), created and produced by the artist including, but not limited to: clay, digital, fiber, glass, jewelry, metal, mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking, drawing, sculpture, stone, wood, multi-media. "Emerging Artists" - Artists just starting to exhibit in any of the art mediums listed above that don't have enough work for a full booth. Each accepted artist may rent no more than one 6 foot table under the Emerging Artists Tent. "Craft Media" - Items created by the crafter and produced in small quantities including, but not limited to: home décor, clothing and accessories, jewelry that is not one of a kind. "Michigan Made Market" - Items created in batches by Michigan based businesses, including, but not limited to: food items, bath and body products, candles, toys and games, books, pet products. $20 jury fee. Deadline: April 1, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 586-731-0300.
International
Call for Artists
Apr5

Call for Art: Wanderlust Exhibition at artlessBastard

artlessBastard in De Pere, Wisconsin is calling for 2D & 3D works of art, in all mediums - except performance art or film - for their May 2018 'Wanderlust' Show. Themes of work may include anything related to the journey of leaving home. Perhaps it's an unforgettable photograph captured on a trip. Or it might be an oil painting of someone stepping into the ocean. Maybe it's a sketch of Vegas neons drawn on a road-trip. Whether it's a portrait of a wide-eyed child climbing a tree or a print-maker's unique recreation of passport stamps... if the work reminds our audience of the need to roam and the beauty of the world around us - then it's a good fit for this exhibition. $15 for professionals, $10 for students. Deadline: April 5, 2018. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Apr15

Woodson Art Museum Birds in Art Exhibition

Woodson Art Museum in Wausau, WI announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, September 8 - November 25, 2018. Now into its fifth decade, Birds in Art is recognized around the world as the exhibition that sets the standard for avian art. Open to two- and three-dimensional artists working all mediums other than crafts and photography. $55 for one entry; $65 for two entries. Deadline: April 15, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 715-845-7010.
Local
Call for Artists
Jun10

Global Arts Festival

Artists are invited to apply for the Global Arts Festival, June 23-24, 2018 at Bartlett Park in Bartlett, IL. This is a festival to celebrate the diversity within our area with multicultural music, art, crafts, dance, food and events. This is not a juried show. It is open to all folk, fine artists, crafters, fair trade and other ethnic shops whose items for sale express world cultures. Also open to nonprofit informational booths. $175 fee. Deadline: June 10, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 630-372-4152.

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