National
Call for Artists
Mar22

Camera USATM 2017: National Photography Exhibition and Award

All photographers residing in the United States are invited to submit one photograph taken in the United States after January 1, 2013 for the Naples Art Association's seventh annual photography competition which will be on view in Naples, Florida from June 19 - August 4, 2017. A $5,000 award will be presented to one photographer. The National Photography Award winner will receive three-nights hotel accommodations in Naples, Florida and travel to attend the preview reception on June 16, 2017. Three distinguished jurors will review all entries and nominate the National Photography Award Winner. $28 entry fee. Deadline: March 22, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 2392626517.
National
Call for Artists
Mar26

VAA 34th Juried Open Exhibition

The Visual Arts Alliance announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, May 1 - June 3, 2017 at Spring Street Studios in Houston, TX. Over $3,000 in cash will be awarded. Juror: Rachel Cook. Open to all artists aged 18 and over. Artwork may be created from any media, in both 2-D and 3-D with the exception of video works. Members: $50 / 4 entries, Non-members: $60 / 4 entries. Deadline: March 26, 2017. More info. Contact: email
Regional
Call for Artists
Mar26

Number Presents: Art of the South 2017 Juried Exhibition

Number Inc. announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, June 2-30, 2017 at Ground Floor Gallery, Nashville TN and L Ross Gallery, Memphis, TN. none. Juror: Mark Scala. Open to all artists 18 and older working in any media residing in AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MD, MO, MS, NC, OK, TN, TX, SC, VA, or WV. Entries must be original works created within the last 2 years. Reproductions not allowed. Works previously exhibited at Ground Floor Gallery and L Ross Gallery are ineligible. All work must weigh less than 60 lbs and measure no larger than 48" in any direction. Works must arrive exhibition ready, complete with hanging wire. No saw-tooth hangers or clip frames will be accepted. Accepted works may be shipped or hand delivered. Those being shipped must use plexi or acrylic, no glass. Work must use a reusable container and be accompanied by a prepaid return-shipping label. $35 entry fee. Deadline: March 26, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 615-430-1638.
International
Call for Artists
Mar27

Photographic call for entry "The Imperfect Lens"

A Smith Gallery in Johnson City, Texas announces a call to artists for a juried photography exhibition, May 12 to July 10, 2017. Awards are $325 for Juror's Selection, $250 for Director's Selection and $100 for Visitors' Award. Juror: Susan Burnstine. Photographers of all levels are invited to submit work reflecting the theme "The Imperfect Lens." Images captured using toy, pinhole and homemade lenses are eligible for submission. The camera that the lens is attached to is immaterial. $35 for the first 5 images and $6 for each additional image. Deadline: March 27, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 512-422-4080.
International
Call for Artists
Mar31

25th Annual International Exhibition

The Colored Pencil Society of America announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, June 10 - August 6, 2017 at The Mansion at Strathmore in North Bethesda, MD. Numerous cash awards total over $15,000, including the $5,000 CIPPY Best of Show. Juror: Dr. Joann Moser, former Senior Curator of Graphic Arts at the Smithsonian American Art Museum. Open to artists worldwide, 18 years or older, working with colored pencil. Submitted works must be 100% colored pencil, original, and completed in the past three years. $35 for non-CPSA members, $25 for members covers up to two entries. Deadline: March 31, 2017. More info (PDF). Contact: email
National
Call for Artists
Mar31

Artsfest '17 Fine Arts Festival

Established in 1993, Artsfest is an annual juried arts festival (September 16 & 17, 2017) held at Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center located in Solomons, Maryland - about an hour from the Baltimore-Washington metro area. Recognized as one of the top outdoor arts festivals in the Mid-Atlantic region, Artsfest brings together some of the country's most accomplished artists for a weekend of terrific shopping, great music, and delicious food and drinks. Artsfest also features more than 25 bands and entertainment acts performing on two stages, as well as family activities and programs under the Discovery Tent and in the Zany Zone. The beauty of Annmarie Garden is the perfect backdrop for this annual celebration of the arts! We hope you will make Artsfest a must-do on your list of shows! $25 application fee. Deadline: March 31, 2017. Apply online. Contact: email or call 410-326-4640.
Local
Call for Artists
Apr1

Call for Artists - Firefly Restaurant

Fleda A. Ring Artworks, in collaboration with Firefly, is searching for Virginia artists interested in showing their work in an informal setting. Firefly is a farm-to-table restaurant in Roanoke, Virginia with an interest in local sustainable food movements, specializing in family friendly fare. Art works would be on display for a period of three to six months and would be sold off the wall. Fleda A. Ring Artworks will curate and advertise the works on their website and on social media. No commission will be collected. Interested parties should send high quality photographs of their works to contactfledaaringartworks@gmail.com. If accepted, artists are required to sign a contract and will be responsible for transporting their works to and from the exhibition site. No entry fee. Deadline: April 1, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 540-520-8191.
National
Call for Artists
Apr3

Escape: art on vacation

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, in Assoc. with the Smithsonian Institution announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, May 26 - August 27, 2017 in Dowell (Solomons), Maryland. Cash awards. Taking a holiday, a long weekend, or just a little R&R can be the key to renewing your soul and refreshing your spirit. Whether an artist's retreat, or a family getaway -- traveling to a new place often generates feelings of wonder, joy and inspiration. What do you create while on vacation? Do you partake in a specialized local craft or take time to polish and hone your own work? Do you document your travels in an art journal or photograph your way through a country? Where do you go to get a little R&R? The jury seeks artwork that embodies the spirit of adventure, the love of travel, and the artistic inspiration found abroad. Show us your happy place! All media welcome; small to large-scale installations; new media encouraged; indoor and outdoor works. $25 entry fee. Deadline: April 3, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 410-326-4640.
Regional
Call for Artists
Apr12

The Red Clay Survey: 2017 Exhibition of Contemporary Southern Art

The Huntsville Museum of Art in Huntsville, AL announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, July 9 - October 1, 2017. Museum Purchase Awards, Juror's Choice Award (Best in Show), Alabama Artist Award, Merit Awards, People's Choice Award. Juror: Gerry Bergstein. This biennial all-media competition is open to artists over 18 residing in AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MS, NC, SC, TN, and VA. All works must be original and executed within the last three years. Works previously exhibited at the Huntsville Museum of art will not be eligible. See prospectus for further information. $10 per image. Deadline: April 12, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 256-535-4350.
National
Call for Artists
Apr14

Art at the OPOMAC 2017

The Old Post Office Museum & Art Center (OPOMAC) in Graham, TX announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, May 13 - July 1, 2017. Expected $6,000 in cash awards. Juror: John Pototschnik. Original 2 and 3-dimensional art only. No photography, prints, or computer-generated artwork will be accepted. No artwork over 2 years old, please. Online entry process. $25 per entry. Deadline: April 14, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 940-549-1470.
Regional
Call for Artists
Apr15

Biggs Picture Juried Landscape Competition

Biggs Museum of American Art in Dover, DE seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, June 2 - July 23, 2017. One work will be selected as Best-in-Show for a $1,500 purchase prize to be added to the Biggs Museum collection. Juror: Jason Rosenfeld. This exhibition will present art works from all media; such as, painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, craft, and video. Each work must fit within at least one of these sub-themes: Perceived Landscape - interpretations of actual spaces at particular times; Imagined Landscapes - interpretations of spaces from the past, memory, make-believe, and/or the future; Landscapes of the Mind - interpreting psychological states of being through creations of space. The competition is open to all artists, both amateur and professional of Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. $35 entry fee. Deadline: April 15, 2017. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 302-674-2111 ext. 108.
National
Call for Artists
Apr18

41st Annual Lazy Daze Arts & Crafts Festival

The Town of Cary announces a call to artists for the Lazy Daze Arts & Crafts Festival, held August 26-27 at Cary's Town Hall Campus in Cary, NC. Jerry Miller Awards - application fee and booth space fees waived for the following year. Eligible media: Clay, Digital Art, Drawing, Fiber/Leather, Furniture, Glass, Jewelry, Mixed Media (2D & 3D), Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Wood. All work exhibited must be original artwork produced by the applying artist. Work that has been produced with commercial kits, molds, patterns, plans, prefabricated forms, or other commercial methods will not be permitted. $30 application fee. Deadline: April 18, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 919-319-4560.
Regional
Call for Artists
Apr21

Paint Out Lynchburg - 2nd Annual

The Lynchburg Art Club seeks artists for a Plein Air Paint Out in historic Lynchburg, Virginia, April 28-30 and exhibition May 5-28, 2017. $1,700 in cash awards. Exhibition judge: Priscilla Whitlock, Quick Draw event judge: Jim Muehlemann. Open to any artists age 18 and above. Blank canvases stamped at check-in. See prospectus for details. Registration for 3-day event: $50 ($45 if registered by April 11). Fee includes Paint Out participation, artist & sponsor receptions, Quick Draw competition, exhibition and award eligibility. Registration for Quick Draw event only (April 30): $15. Deadline: April 21 (early bird discount deadline April 11). More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 434-841-6831.
National
Call for Artists
Apr21

Metro Montage XVII

The Marietta/Cobb Museum of Art announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, July 8 - September 10, 2017 in Marietta, Georgia. First Place: $750, Second Place: $500, Third Place $250. Curator of MCMA, Kelsey Moran will chair a committee of six anonymous jurors. All mediums, style, genre, subject matter or concept will be considered for this exhibition - it is a "montage" of work and talent from within the United States. Entries must be original work that is recent and has not been shown at MCMA. Photography submissions must be one of a limited edition and not showing elsewhere during Metro Montage. Entries may be no larger than 80" x 80". Please refer to the prospectus for complete submission guidelines and conditions. Members: $35, Non-Members: $40. Deadline: April 21, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call (770) 528-1444.
National
Call for Artists
Apr29

Spectrum: National Juried Printmaking and Book Arts Show

Anne Arundel Community College announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, June 9 - July 21, 2017 at Cade Art Gallery in Arnold, MD. Juror's awards will be selected by Justin Strom, Assoc. Professor in Printmaking and Digital Imaging, University of Maryland. This show seeks hand-pulled prints and book arts that explore traditional and / or innovative approaches to color in printmaking. Submit 3 images online via Cafe website. $22 payable online. Deadline: April 29, 2017. Contact: email or call 410-777-7028.
National
Call for Artists
May1

2018 Call for Artists | Dalton Gallery at the Center for the Arts

The Arts Council of York County in Rock Hill, SC announces a call to artists. Each year the Arts Council presents eight exhibits at the Center for the Arts. Artists wishing to be considered for one of the Arts Council's 2018 gallery exhibitions, please submit the following to Mike Gentry, Gallery Manager: $20 application fee (non-refundable); 10 hi-res jpeg images submitted on CD or DVD (Mac or PC formatted discs please); Inventory list with titles, sizes, and mediums; Artist Resume; Written proposal for exhibition and/or artist statement. Artists may submit work as a group or individually. Only complete proposals that adhere to the Arts Council's submission guidelines will be considered. Works that sell while on exhibit at the Center for the Arts are subject to a 40% commission fee. Deadline: 5 PM on May 1, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 803-328-2787.
National
Call for Artists
May1

Ironic Design

As part of his MFA thesis research and exhibition, Blake Dodgen invites any artists or designers to submit work utilizing irony for an upcoming art exhibition, June 2-30, 2017 at Gadsden Museum of Art in Gadsden, AL. $200 best of show. The research focuses on the use of irony in design as a successful design element, but painters, printmakers, photographers, and other disciplines are welcome to submit. Include a statement describing how/why included work is ironic. $25 submission fee. Deadline: May 1, 2017. Submit through CaFE. Contact: email or call (256) 399-2073.
National
Call for Artists
May15

Paws on Love

The Tifton Museum of Arts and Heritage in Tifton, GA announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, September 10-29, 2017. Best of Show - $1000, First Place 2-Dimensional - $250, First Place 3-Dimensional - $250. Each artist may submit up to 4 pieces of original work depicting dogs. This is a fine art and folk art show. Art may be 2-dimensional (oils, acrylics, pastel, charcoal, pencil, etching, etc.) or 3-dimensional (bronze, clay, wood, wire, fiber, paper, etc.) All work must be the original work of the submitting artist. $35 entry fee for up to two pieces and $10 for each additional piece (max 4 pieces). Deadline: May 15, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 806-239-1032.
National
Call for Artists
May22

Photo 17

The Berkeley Arts Council in Martinsburg, West Virginia announces its 2017 National Juried Photography Exhibit, to be displayed in the Berkeley Art Works Gallery, June 28 - August 12, 2017. There will be a reception on Friday, June 30, from 5-7pm. Projected awards $750. Juror: Neal Rantoul. The exhibit is open nationally to all photographers without restriction to technique. The theme for the exhibit is open. Entries must have been created by the artist within the past three years and have not been exhibited in the Berkeley Art Works gallery. $35 for 2 images + $10 each for additional images up to maximum of 4. Deadline: May 22, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 304-620-7277.
National
Call for Artists
May31

Harford Plein Air 2017

The Maryland Center for the Arts announces a call to artists for Harford Plein Air 2017, held October 8-15 at several locations throughout Harford County, MD. $10,500 in awards. Artists must be at least age 18 to apply. Upload 3 images of recent plein air work completed within the last two years and painted without the use of photographs. Acceptable media are oil, acrylic, pastel, and watercolor. Apply using the online "EntryThingy" form on the Maryland Center for the Arts website. $25 entry fee. Deadline: May 31 2017 . More info. Contact: email or call 443-567-5216.
National
Call for Artists
Jun1

5th Bower Center Annual National Juried Exhibition

Bower Center for the Arts in Bedford, VA announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, July 25-August 26, 2017. 1st Place: $500 & Solo exhibit; 2nd: $300; 3rd: $100; 3 Awards of Merit at $50 each. Juror: Halide Salam. Works will be accepted in numerous media including, but not limited to, painting, drawing, print-making, collage, mixed media, photography, mosaics, sculpture, fabric, metal and glass (stained and fused). Open to all artists over the age of 18. All entries must be original works (no reproductions) and created by the artists within the past three years and not been in a previous juried exhibit at Bower Center. $30 entry fee. Deadline: June 1, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 540-586-4235.
Regional
Call for Artists
Jun2

45th Annual Fine Arts & Crafts Showcase

The Transylvania Community Arts Council seeks artists for an arts and crafts festival, held July 4th at Main Street in Brevard, NC. All work must be original. Mediums accepted: wood, clay, photography, paintings, mixed media, metal, basketry, jewelry, sculpture, drawings, glass, furniture, fiber, printmaking. $25 application fee, $125 booth fee. Deadline: June 2, 2017. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 828.884.2787.
National
Call for Artists
Jun2

30th National Juried Exhibition

The South Cobb Arts Alliance announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, August 14 - September 20, 2017 at the Mable House Arts Center in Mableton, GA. $1000 First Prize, $500 Second Prize, $250 Third Prize, and two $125 Awards of Excellence. Juror: Joe Remillard (http://www.joeremillard.com/). Open to artists 18 or older and residing in the U.S. Original work not copied from copyrighted or published art or photographs, not previously shown with South Cobb Arts Alliance, and completed within the last two years. All 2-D including acrylic, watercolor, color pencil, drawing, encaustic, mixed media, collage, oil, soft or oil pastel, pen & ink, photography, printmaking (but excluding all print reproductions such as Giclee). All 3-D sculpture including clay, fiber, glass, metal, plaster, stone, wood, as well as other materials. See size restrictions in the prospectus. $35 entry fee. Deadline: June 2, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 678-570-0001.
National
Call for Artists
Jun15

notBIG(4) fourth bi-annual small arts competition

M S Rezny Studio/Gallery in Lexington, KY announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, July 25 - August 31, 2017. $500 1st Prize Award; Three $100 Honorable Mention Awards and Purchase Award. Juror: Kurt Gohde, Professor of Art, Transylvania University, Lexington, KY. Open to all individual artists working in the contemporary arts. There is no intended theme for the work; it just needs to fit the criteria of being "small art." No works over 12 inches in any direction including frame. This is an open call for any medium including but not limited to: painting, sculpture, ceramics ,collage, mixed media, photograph, fiber, printmaking, glass. $25 entry fee for the first three images, $5 for each additional image, maximum 5 images. Deadline: June 15, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 859 252-4647.
National
Call for Artists
Jul7

Fall Arts in the Park

The Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association announces a call to artists for a juried arts festival, October 14 & 15, 2017 at Downtown City Park in Blue Ridge, GA. Juried by Committee. Fine art or fine crafts of any medium. All work must be by the artist. No mass production allowed. $175 Single Booth, $300 Double Booth (+$30 Jury Fee). Deadline: July 7, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 706-632-2144.
Regional
Call for Artists
Jul15

Festival in the Park

Artists are invited to apply for the annual Festival in the Park, September 22-24, 2017 at Freedom Park in Charlotte, NC. $4,000 in awards. Eligible media: Clay, Fiber & Leather, Watercolor, Metal, Decorative Crafts, Glass, Painting, Sculpture, Wearable Crafts, Jewelry, Photography, Wood, Drawing & Graphics, Mixed Media. $395 fee. Deadline: July 15, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 704-338-1060.
National
Call for Artists
Sep1

46th Annual Waynesboro Fall Foliage Art Show

The Shenandoah Valley Art Center seeks artists for an outdoor juried fine art exhibition, October 14-15, 2017 on the streets of historic downtown Waynesboro, Virginia. $10,000 in awards. Juror: piper e brown. We are seeking artists in the following media: Oil and Acrylic Painting, Watermedia, Photography, Graphics Drawing and Printmaking, 2D Mixed Media, 3D Mixed Media, Wood, Glass, Pottery, Sculpture, Jewelry. All work must be original, made by hand, and designed and executed by the accepted artist. Artists must be present with their work for the entire two days of the art show. Artists may only show work in categories and body of work selected by the Jury. All work exhibited must be of the quality, category and body of work of that shown in the images juried. $20 jury fee, $190 booth fee. Deadline: September 1, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 540-949-7662.
National
Call for Artists
Sep3

'Reflections in Pastel' Arkansas Pastel Society 7th National Competition

The Arkansas Pastel Society announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, November 10, 2017 -February 24, 2018 at Butler Center Gallery in Little Rock, Arkansas. Over $2500 in awards, including $1000 grand prize. Juror: Christine Ivers. Open to all artists at least 18 years old. Entries must be at least 80% soft or oil pastel. Entries must be original, unpublished and executed within the last three years. Paintings that have won an award at a national level exhibition are not eligible. Works produced in a class, workshop, or under another artist's supervision are not eligible. Images from Internet or copyrighted materials may not be used as source. APS members $25 first image, $10 each additional, up to 3 total. Non-members $30/$15. Deadline: September 3, 2017. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Oct1

Sugarloaf Craft Festivals - Fall 2017

Sugarloaf Craft Festivals is seeking artists for its Fall juried art festivals: October 13-15 in Timonium, MD; October 20-22 in Gaithersburg, MD; October 27-29 in Somerset, NJ; November 3-5 in Oaks, PA; November 17-19 in Gaithersburg, MD; December 8-10 in Chantilly, VA. The Artist or Craftsperson who designs the work and is a principal of the business must be present to show their work. All work must be original and completely finished. Jurying begins in January and continues until show is full. $20 Seasonal Application Fee. More info. Contact: email or call 301-990-1400.

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