International
Call for Artists
Apr26

2nd Annual "Black & White" Art Competition

Fusion Art announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition, May 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. Juror: Chris Hoffman. For this open competition, artists, worldwide, are encouraged to share their best artwork using black & white & the nuanced shades in between. Any subject matter or media are accepted. 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: April 26, 2018. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Apr26

8th Annual "Animals" Online Art Competition

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition, May 1-31, 2018. Extensive worldwide publicity & promotion, 550+ press releases + Artsy.net listing for winning artists. Juror: John R Math. 2D & 3D artists, including photography & digital. Age 18+ amateur or professional, without any geographic restrictions. $14 for 1 to 2 entries, $24 for 3 to 5 entries, early entry savings + Art Student discounts. Deadline: April 26, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 888-490-3530.
International
Call for Artists
Apr30

4th Artist Spotlight Solo Art Competition

Fusion Art is now accepting entries for the 4th Artist Spotlight Solo Art Competition. Artist Spotlight highlights individual 2D and 3D artists who have an overall body of work to showcase. From this open (no theme) competition Fusion Art will select up to 9 winning artists - three traditional artists, three digital & photography artists and three 3-dimensional artists (if the gallery has received 3-dimensional entries) for individual month-long solo art exhibitions on the Fusion Art website starting in June 2018. $35 for up to 5 images. Deadline: April 30, 2018. More info. Contact: email
Regional
Call for Artists
Apr30

New American Paintings 2018 Western Competition

New American Paintings is a museum-quality, soft-cover art periodical, published bimonthly by The Open Studios Press. The competition's 40 winners will appear in the Oct/Nov 2018 edition. Juror: Valerie Oliver, Senior Curator, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston. Each 184 page volume is a regional exhibition-in-print, selling for $20 at 1,500 bookstores, museum shops and art supply stores nationwide. The books have become periodical resources for collectors and art world professionals. Now accepting entries from: AZ, CO, ID, KS, MT, ND, NE, NM, NV, OK, SD, TX, UT, WY. We define the activity of painting broadly, and all styles and media are welcome, as long as the work is singular. $50 entry fee. Deadline: April 30, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 617-778-5265.
National
Call for Artists
Apr30

StoriesToArt 2018 Call for Artists

StoriesToArt is accepting 300 artists through a juried application process to exhibit and sell work on a unique 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. Free to enter! Deadline: April 30, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call (571) 344-0082.
International
Call for Artists
Apr30

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 cash Best in Show; 12 finalists receive entry credits; 1 Artists Choice $100 cash. Juror: Professional Artist Suzie Baker. 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 annual membership fee; $10 per entry. Deadline: April 30, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 928-282-4326.
International
Call for Artists
Apr30

7th International Photography Annual

Manifest announces a call to artists for an upcoming publication. $2,000 in cash prizes. The International Photography Annual is open to any artist submitting original works of art created within the time frame of 2015 - 2018. Professionals and students in all disciplines are encouraged to submit. Manifest is eager to receive works in a wide range of applications with the qualification being that artwork submitted is representative of high quality "photography or lens-based art." $25 entry fee. Deadline: April 30, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 513-861-3638.
International
Call for Artists
Apr30

Ivory and Lead Online Artist Competition

IvoryandLead.com announces a call to artists for an online art competition. 1st Place Overall- $1000, 2nd Place Overall- $500, 3rd Place Overall- $250, plus 10 categories with $100 prize amounts each. Juror: Marc Hanson. Open to artists working in traditional 2D media. All original work completed in oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, gouache, conté, charcoal, graphite, encaustic, and ink as well as various types of etching like lithography and scratchboard are eligible for entry. $25 to register and $15 per entry. Deadline: April 30, 2018. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
May1

2018 Dorothea Lange-Paul Taylor Prize

The Dorothea Lange-Paul Taylor Prize is a $10,000 award given annually by the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University to support artists, working alone or in teams, who have undertaken extended, ongoing fieldwork projects that fully exploit the relationship of words and images in the powerful, persuasive representation of a subject. (The prize is not awarded for completed projects, to artists who are seeking funds to produce a book, exhibit, website, or other outcomes.) $70 entry fee. Deadline: May 1, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 919-660-3685.
International
Call for Artists
May5

"Solo Art Exhibition Opportunity"

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces a call to artists for 4 Solo Art Exhibitions - May 15th to Sep. 14th. Extensive worldwide publicity & promotion, 550+ Press Releases + Artsy.net listing for winning artists. Juror: John R Math. 2D & 3D artists including photography & digital. Ages 18+ amateur or professional, without any geographical restrictions. $25 for 5 entries. Deadline: May 5, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 888-490-3530.
International
Call for Artists
May7

Call to Artists - "Scapes 2018"

Art-Competition.net announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition. Total awards in cash and art marketing prize value: $8,125. The participant must be 18 years of age or older working in any still art medium: painting, drawing, sculpture, collage, photography, digital art, fiber-art, etc. The work can be expressed from representational to abstraction. $20 for the first image, $10 each additional image. Deadline: May 7, 2018 (Midnight EST). More info. Contact: email or call 321-220-1103.
International
Call for Artists
May8

"Colour" International Online Juried Show

Gallery Ring seeks entries for an online art exhibition, May-June 2018. Best in Show. Honourable Mentions. Juror's Choice. Diamond Award of Excellence. Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald Awards of Merit. We welcome all types and styles of 2D art, including photography/digital with strong, bold, bright colour as a central theme/subject. Single, multiple and a mix of colours are all encouraged! $20 USD for 1-3 entries. Deadline: May 8, 2018. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
May15

Painting Competition: "Into the Wild" On-line Exhibition

Camelback Gallery announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition. Awards: "Best in Show", "Award of Excellence", 8 "Honorable Mentions", Cash, Official Certificate, Social Media, On-line Exhibition, Print Media. Jurors: Kassie Sheerin and Marie McCallum. All submitted work must be original work created by the artist in the last 3 years that highlight animals living in the wild. Work must be a painting using Oils, Acrylic, Pastels, Watercolor or Mixed Media. No photography. Professional Artists, 18 year of age or older. $25 entry fee. Deadline: May 15, 2018. More info.
International
Call for Artists
May15

"Water" Call for Entry - Online Art Show

Colors of Humanity Art Gallery seeks entries for an online art exhibition, June 1-30, 2018. Cash prizes will be given. Theme: "Water" covers 71% of the Earth's surface and is vital for all known forms of life. 96.5% of the Earth's crust water is found in seas and oceans. Although the sea moderates the Earth's climate and has important roles in the water, carbon, and nitrogen cycles, it is often viewed for its beauty, power, and life. We would like to see your interpretation of water. We will be donating 10% of all entry fees from this show to The Water Project, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization unlocking human potential by providing sustainable water projects to communities in sub-Saharan Africa who suffer needlessly from a lack of access to clean water and proper sanitation. 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: May 15, 2018. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
May15

Hopper Prize

The Hopper Prize is a grant-making institution and digital platform offering a series of individual artist grants totaling $5,000 USD administered through an open call juried by leading curators. 5 artists will each receive $1,000 USD in unrestricted grant awards. 30 artists will be selected to have their work digitally exhibited and archived at hopperprize.org. Recipients of The Hopper Prize will be selected by Misa Jeffereis, Assistant Curator for Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis and Magdalyn Asimakis, Independent Curator & Writer for New York & Toronto. We view the field of visual arts in its broadest and most inclusive sense and therefore make our awards available to artists engaged in artistic practices spanning all media and methods of production. Apply Now - Early applications will be considered for Instagram artist features @hopperprize. Entry fee: $40-$80. Deadline: May 15, 2018. More info.
International
Call for Artists
May18

38th Annual Spring Photography Contest

Photographer's Forum Magazine announces a call for entries for an online photography contest. $6,950 in cash plus two SIGMA lenses will be awarded. Open to all amateur photographers worldwide. Subject matter is open. Photography only. All contest finalists will be published in the hardcover book "Best of Photography 2018." Questions: see the FAQs on the contest website. Tiered entry fee packages, as low as $1.95 per photo. Deadline: May 18, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 805-963-0439, ext. 240.
Local
Call for Artists
May18

Pacific Coast Fog Fest Graphic Art Poster Design Contest

The Sanchez Art Center announces a call to artists for a poster design contest. The contest winner receives $1,000. Artists may submit from 1 to 3 images: two-dimensional, portrait-oriented original graphic artworks. The winning artwork will be used as the official poster for the 2018 Pacific Coast Fog Fest (Sept. 29-30). Artist must be 18 or older, and must live or work in one of the following San Francisco Bay Area counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Solano, or Sonoma. $15 per image submitted. Deadline: May 18, 2018, 11 pm PDT. More info. Contact: email or call 650-355-1894.
International
Call for Artists
May22

Nature's Beauty Art Competition- 3rd Annual

International Gallery of the Arts (IGOA) seeks entries for an online art exhibition. $50 prize for the best of show winner. Top winners will have their art and contact info displayed on our June Advertisement Posters and Bookmarks that will be showcased at various art related venues and public places in Toronto. Winning entries will be included in our online group exhibit this June. Other benefits include an article feature in Exquisite Arts Magazine, solo promotion & more. We are looking for your creative depiction of Nature! All styles of fine art are accepted. $20 USD 1-3 for images. Deadline: May 22, 2018. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
May27

3rd Annual Cityscapes Art Competition

Fusion Art announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition, June 1-30, 2018. Best in Show and 2nd through 5th Place awards given in each category / Top 5 winners in each category included in Fusion Art's Artsy.net gallery. Juror: Chris Hoffman. For this competition both 2D and 3D artists, worldwide, are encouraged to share their best art and photography depicting Cityscapes - cities, towns, urban scenes and/or any related metropolitan subjects. The Best in Show winners will be invited to Fusion Art's 3rd Annual Group Show in Palm Springs in February 2019. $35 for up to 5 images. Deadline: May 27, 2018. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Jun30

9th International Painting Annual Publication

The International Painting Annual is open to any artist submitting original works of art or design created within the past three plus years (2015 - 2018). Artists, designers, illustrators, and creative visual artists in all disciplines are encouraged to submit. Manifest is eager to receive works of painting in a wide range of applications. $2000 in cash awards. Note: As this is a book project, works that are not otherwise available (i.e. physically) may be submitted for consideration. All that is required of accepted artists is a print-quality hi-res digital image of accepted works. All artists selected for inclusion receive a complimentary copy of the finished book. $40 entry fee. Deadline: June 30, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 513-861-3638.
International
Call for Artists
Jul1

Four Freedoms Reinterpreted

Still Point Art Gallery announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition, August 1 to October 31, 2018. Selected artists will be featured in the Still Point Arts Quarterly print/digital journal. 4 awards given; see website for details. Juror: editors of Still Point Arts Quarterly. Open to artists around the world 18 years of age or older who submit artwork in any medium except video and wearable art. Submissions must be the creation of the artist. No entry fee. Deadline: July 1, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 207-837-5760.
International
Call for Artists
Aug9

Pure Color, an Online International Juried Exhibition of Pastel Paintings

Artists worldwide are invited to enter Pure Color, an online International Juried Pastel Exhibition, sponsored by the Pastel Society of North Carolina that runs September 1-30, 2018. $1700 in cash awards: $750 for First Place, $500 for Second Place, $250 for Third Place and 4 Honorable Mentions at $50 each. The Juror of Selection and Awards is the widely recognized artist, Jen Evenhus, a Master Pastelist in the Pastel Society of America (PSA) and a Master Circle recipient of the International Association of Pastel Societies (IAPS). Open to all artists over the age of 18 working in the soft pastel medium. 80% of the exposed surface must be dry pastel. No oil pastels. Must have been completed within the last 5 years. Visit the website for additional requirements and prospectus. $30 entry fee for up to three images for members of PSNC; $40 entry fee for up to three images for non-members; $10 for each additional entry for a total of six entries. Works can be for sale by artist if desired and no commissions will be charged. Deadline: August 9, 2018. More info.
International
Call for Artists
Dec31

Exhibit and sell your artwork at UGallery.com

UGallery.com is currently seeking submissions from painters, photographers, printmakers, mixed media artists and sculptors. UGallery offers emerging artists professional gallery representation online. It is free to display your art, and we work solely on commission. Our expert curators jury in all of our artists and we have a dedicated artist liaison. There is a one-time, non-refundable $5 application fee. Deadline: December 31, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 415-742-8417.

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