International
Call for Artists
Nov18

Open Walls Show at ARC: "It Figures, 2017!"

ARC Gallery and Educational Foundation announces a call to artists for an upcoming art exhibition, November 22 - December 16, 2017 in Chicago, IL. Members of the exhibition committee will choose 3 pieces for "Special Merit Awards" and images of these will be posted on our website. Open walls - all work will be accepted that fits the criteria on the application form. All 2D and 3D work which is no more than 24 inches in width and fits the subject matter described on the entry form. Digital work must be submitted on a drive that can be played on one of the gallery's digital players. $30 for each piece submitted. Deadline: November 18 at 6:00pm CST. More info. Contact: email or call 773-252-2232.
International
Call for Artists
Nov20

Characterized: Call for works Showcasing Invented Characters

Manifest in Cincinnati, Ohio looks to celebrate works of art that showcase invented characters. This exhibit has no predefined expectation for type or style of work to be selected. Submissions can range from the most traditional to the most experimental in any visual art medium. Works of concept design, illustration, and other forms of visual art are perfectly acceptable alongside works of fine art. $40 for up 3 entries, $10 for each additional entry. Deadline: November 20, 2017. More info. Call: 513-861-3638.
International
Call for Artists
Nov20

R.G. Endres Gallery International Juried Photo Competition 2018

The Prairie Village Arts Council seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, January 2-31, 2018 at R.G. Endres Gallery in Prairie Village, Kansas. Three "Best of Category" awards at $250 and six "Honorable Mention" awards at $100. Juror: Adam Finkelston. Open to all photographers, 18 years of age or older, whose submitted works are created independent of any supervision. Entry fee for one image is $30, each additional image is $5. Deadline: November 20, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 913-385-4685.
International
Call for Artists
Nov22

Imaginarium: Call for Art Involving Invented Places or Things

Manifest in Cincinnati, Ohio presents an international open call for submissions of works that primarily focus on invented places or things. This exhibit has no predefined expectation for type/style of work to be considered. Submissions can range from traditional to experimental in any visual art medium. Works of concept design, illustration, and other forms of visual art are perfectly acceptable alongside works of fine art. $40 for up 3 entries, $10 for each additional entry. Deadline: November 22, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 513-861-3638.
International
Call for Artists
Nov24

Imprint: An International Competitive Call for Printmaking

Manifest in Cincinnati, OH presents an open international call to artists to submit works of printmaking. Manifest will strive to explore the range of methods and results currently being achieved within the bounds of such processes. This exhibit has no predefined expectation for type, or theme to be considered or selected. Submissions can range from the most traditional to most experimental. Works must feature printmaking as their primary media. $40 entry fee. Deadline: November 24, 2017. More info. Call: 513-861-3638.
International
Call for Artists
Dec5

POW! Juried Comic Art Exhibition

Northville Art House in Northville, MI announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, February 2-24, 2018. 1st Place: $300, Second Place: $200, Third Place: $100, Honorable: $50. Artists, 15 and over, may submit a maximum of 3 original works of comic, or comic inspired, art in any medium, on any surface, created within the last 2 years, and not previously exhibited at the Northville Art House. Artists ages 15-18 must have parent approval, parents must initial entry form. $25/Members $35/Non-Members. Deadline: December 5, 2017 at 11:59 PM. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call (248) 344-0497.
Regional
Call for Artists
Dec15

Art At The Arnold Competition

The Ultimate Artistic Workout! Artists using various media are invited to enter the 9th annual Art at the Arnold Competition March 2-4, 2018 which takes place at the Arnold Sports Festival in Columbus, OH. Space is limited to 50 artists who work in front of thousands of spectators at the new North Atrium of the Greater Columbus Convention Center. All work will focus on the figure. Must be 18 years or older to enter. Art at the Arnold is three days of drawing, painting, sculpting, and other creative artistic mediums. Artists use athletes and models as subjects with the Arnold Sports Festival as a backdrop. Friday morning artists work with athlete models. Saturday's all day work session, the artists work from subjects found among the many events and competitions at the festival. An art show, awards ceremony and Quick Draw Contest follows on Sunday. $15 entry fee plus $50 if accepted. Deadline: December 15, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 614-543-0000.
International
Call for Artists
Dec19

Call For Entry | Theme: The Shadow Aspect

Praxis Gallery in Minneapolis, MN announces a call to artists for a juried photography exhibition, January 19th - February 17th, 2018. A Juror's Choice and Three Honorable mentions will be awarded by the juror and featured in the exhibition, the show catalog and online gallery. Juror: Ross Anderson. Praxis Gallery seeks the submission of photographic art that explores the formal, conceptual and metaphoric implications of the shadow in photography. Open to amateur and professional photographers worldwide. All genres, capture types, color and black & white, traditional and non-traditional photographic and digital post-production processes are welcome. $35.00 for five images - $5.00 for each additional. Deadline: December 19, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 612-728-5520.
International
Call for Artists
Dec24

Call for Art: Broken Hearts 2018 Exhibition

The artlessBastard Gallery in DePere, Wisconsin announces a call to artists for an upcoming art exhibition, February 1 - March 10. Awards: Best In Show General, Best In Show Student Section, etc. Calling for 2D & 3D works of art, in all mediums (except performance art or film) for our Broken Hearts 2018 Show. Themes of work may include abandoned love, found love, young love, timeless love, shattered hearts, love that hurts or love that heals, art that captures the relationships between people, places, or things, etc. From photography to mixed media to paintings to charcoal to blown glass to lithographic prints... all works ready for display on a wall, pedestal or floor will be considered. Visit our website for full prospectus or inquire by email. $15 for professionals, $10 for students. Deadline: December 24, 2017. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Dec31

Midwest Center for Photography Juried Exhibition

The Midwest Center for Photography in Wichita, Kansas announces a call to artists for a juried photography exhibition, January 26 - February 9, 2018. Juror: Linda Robinson, Gallery Director, MWCP. This is an annual subject-matter based exhibition for photographers to focus on getting out their best photographs from the various genres and compete for the awards: $500 in Director's Choice Awards, $100 for each of the five categories: People, Places, Still-Life, Abstract, Concept. Open to all photographers internationally. Selection will be based upon the creative merit of the individual images submitted by each photographer, theme based entries are not necessary. To enter, submit JPEG files via email, based upon the guidelines in the online form. $40 entry fee. Deadline: December 31, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 316-269-1250.
International
Call for Artists
Jan12

Columbus Arts Festival produced by Greater Columbus Arts Council

Artists are invited to apply for the Columbus Arts Festival, held June 8-10, 2018 at the Downtown Riverfront in Columbus, OH. $11,000 in awards. Jurors: David Butler, Tyler Cann, Sherrie Hawk, Eva Kwong, April Sunami. Fine Arts categories include 2D Mixed Media, 3D Mixed Media, Ceramics, Digital Art, Drawing & Pastels, Fiber, Glass, Jewelry, Leather, Metal, Painting, Photography, Printmaking & Graphics, Sculpture, Wood and the Emerging Artist Program for emerging artists in Franklin and surrounding counties. $40 application fee. Deadline: January 12, 2018. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call (614) 221-8625.
International
Call for Artists
Jan14

2018 Call for Proposals, Roman J Witt Residency Program

Both established and emerging artists/ designers are invited to apply for the Witt Residency at the Stamps School of Art & Design in Ann Arbor, MI. The Witt residency provides students an alternative learning opportunity to engage with practicing artists who can make use of resources across campus, therefore the ideal candidate must value collaboration, have good social and communication skills and be interested in generating creative partnerships across disciplines. It is the goal of the Witt Residency to foster an atmosphere of inventive creative activity that extends throughout the University community. Witt Residents receive an honorarium of $20,000 for up to twelve weeks in residence served over an academic year. In addition to the honorarium, residents will be provided with housing, studio space, and up to $4,000 funding support for project materials. Apply via Slideroom: $10-15 for media uploads. Deadline: January 14, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 734-764-3464.
National
Call for Artists
Jan15

LENS 2018 National Juried Exhibition

Perspective Gallery in Evanston, Illinois seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, March 1 - April 1, 2018. Juror's Award: $300; 1st runner-up: $200; 2nd runner-up: $150. Juror: Paula Tognarelli, Director and Curator, Griffin Museum of Photography. All subject matter and photographic processes are welcome. $40 entry fee. Deadline: January 15, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 224-200-1155.
National
Call for Artists
Jan15

44th Omaha Summer Arts Festival

Artists are invited to apply for the 44th Omaha Summer Arts Festival, June 8-10, 2018 in Downtown Omaha, NE. $2500 in cash merit awards- all awards include an automatic invitation to the following year's show. This popular show features 135 juried artists from across the country selling their fine art and contemporary crafts in 14 media categories (ceramics, drawing, fiber, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media 2D and 3D, painting, photography, printmaking/graphics, sculpture and wood). $30 jury fee. Deadline: January 15, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 402-345-5401 ext. 104.
National
Call for Artists
Jan17

22nd Annual Heartland National Juried Art Show

The Tim Murphy Art Gallery in Merriam, KS announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, March 3-31, 2018. Awards: Best in Show: $1,500, Second Place: $1,000, Third Place: $500, Awards of Merit (3): $100, and Purchase Award under $900. Juror: Joseph Lorruso. Open to Watercolor, Pastel, Acrylic, Oil, Charcoal and Photography. $45 entry fee (for 3 submitted pieces). Deadline: January 17, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 913-322-5550.
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
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.
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
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
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
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.
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.

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