National
Call for Artists
Apr29

Small Works Art Exhibition "Thinking Big"

Ollies Cafe & Gifts in Wake Forest, NC is seeking submissions for the Juried Small Works Art Exhibition "Thinking Big." This exhibit will run from May 18-June 16. This is a national juried art show of 2-D visual art showcasing works on a small scale in a variety of mediums and styles that create a big impact. Accepted works will include oils, acrylics, watercolors, pastels, drawing, illustration, mixed media 2-D, printmaking (No nudity, photography, jewelry, digital or video art). All work must be original (no reproductions). Exhibition to be jurored by Dan Nelson, of Daniel Nelson Fine Art & America's Premier Event Painter. Cash Awards for Best in Show, Second Place, Third Place & Honorable Mention. Entry Fee: $20 (1-3 works) or $35 (1-6 works). Deadline: April 29, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 984-789-9461.
National
Call for Artists
Apr30

5th Biennial Fiber Options: Material Explorations Competition

The Maryland Federation of Art announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, June 21 - July 21 at the Circle Gallery in Annapolis, MD. Cash awards total $1000. Juror: Jeanne Medina, 2017-18 Fountainhead Fellow in the Department of Craft and Material Studies at Virginia Commonwealth University. Any original 2-D or 3-D artwork created with fiber is eligible. $35 for one or two entries and $5 each for up to four additional entries. Deadline: April 30, 2018. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 410-268-4566.
National
Call for Artists
May1

Cape Fear Studios 2018 National 2D Competition

The Cumberland County Arts Council announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, June 22 - July 24, 2018 at Cape Fear Studios in Fayetteville, NC. Best of Show: $700, First Place: $300, Second Place: $200, Honorable Mention (2): $50 each. Our 2018 juror is William Jameson of Saluda, NC. Maximum of two 2- dimensional entries per artist. Works must not be copied from any other artist or published materials, created under supervision, nor previously exhibited in Cumberland County, NC. Must be for sale. May not exceed 48"x48" including frame and must be properly wired for hanging. No saw tooth hangers. Plexiglass required on all shipped works on paper. Work requiring extraordinary installation will be declined. $35 for non-CFS members. $30 for members. Deadline: May 1, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 910-433-2986.
National
Call for Artists
May1

7th Annual Art at the OPOMAC National Art Show

The Old Post Office Museum and Art Center in Graham, Texas seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, June 22 - July 31, 2018. $6000 total in cash awards: Best in Show, Award of Excellence, Judge's Choice, 2 Award of Merit, Best in Sculpture, and 10 Honorable Mentions. Juror: Gay Faulkenberry. Artists 21 years of age and older. Artwork must not have been previously shown at the OPOMAC. 2 and 3-dimensional art only. No photography, prints, or computer-generated artwork will be accepted. No artwork over 2 years old. The boundary measurement of framed art shall not exceed 120 inches. Entries must be made to OnlineJuriedShows.com. $30 for first entry, $40 for two pieces, $50 for a maximum of three pieces. Deadline: May 1, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 940-549-1470.
Regional
Call for Artists
May1

Art on Main

The Arts Council of Henderson County announces a call to artists for their 59th annual fine art/fine craft festival, held September 29-30, 2018 on Main Street in downtown Hendersonville, NC. $3,000 in awards. All work exhibited must be original, designed and produced (or under direct supervision of) the artist. Photography must be created and printed by the artist. No kits, commercial molds, etc. $25.00 jury fee. Deadline: May 1, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call (828)693-8504.
Regional
Call for Artists
May1

2018 Harford Plein Air Call for Artists

The Maryland Center for the Arts announces a call to artists for Harford Plein Air, held September 24-29, 2018 at the Bel Air Armory in Bel Air, Maryland. Juror: Lori Putnam. Works should be made "en plein air": without the use of photographs. Artists must be at least age 18 to apply. $35 entry fee. Deadline: May 1, 2018 . More info. Contact: email or call 443.567.5216.
National
Call for Artists
May5

American Plains Artists 33rd Annual Juried Show

American Plains Artists seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, June 28 - August 5, 2018 at the Fort Concho Historic National Landmark in San Angelo, TX. $18,000 in awards including $2,000 Best of Show. Juror: RS "Shannon" Hanna. Open to artists working in any traditional 2D or 3D fine art media in a realistic or representational manner reflecting the theme of the American Great Plains in past or present times, completed within the last three years, original work only and not previously shown in an Annual Juried APA Show. No photography or computer-generated art accepted. Maximum size for 2D work including the outside dimensions of any frame is 1564 square inches. Sculpture should be of moderate size and not exceed 100 pounds. All artwork must be for sale with a 30% sales commission collected on all sales. $70 includes three entries. Deadline: May 5, 2018. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 308-249-1488.
Regional
Call for Artists
May7

Hill Center Galleries Regional Juried Art Exhibition

Hill Center Galleries announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, June 27 - September 22, 2018 at the Hill Center at the Old Naval Hospital in Washington, DC. $1000 1st place; $750 2nd place, $500 3rd place. 5 Honorable Mentions. Juried by Annette Polan, Portrait Artist and Professor Emerita, Corcoran College of Art + Design, The George Washington University. Open only to artists residing in the District of Columbia, Maryland, or Virginia. Original hanging work, in any medium, created since June 1, 2015, will be considered. $40/up to 5 pieces. $10/each additional piece. Deadline: May 7, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 202-549-4172.
National
Call for Artists
May10

55th Annual Juried Competition

The Masur Museum of Art in Monroe, LA announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, July 12 - October 13, 2018. $3200 in prizes. Juror: Joel Parsons. Work in any media is welcome. All submitting artists must be over 18 years old and reside in the United States. To be considered for entry all work must be completed after December 31, 2015. Please do not use all caps in our online entry form. No previously entered material will be considered. $10/entry. Minimum 2 entries, maximum 5. Deadline: May 10, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 318-329-2237.
Regional
Call for Artists
May10

Cookeville Art Studio Open Gallery Juried Show

The Cookeville Art Studio and Gallery in Cookeville, TN announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, June 4-28, 2018. Over $2000 in prizes. Juror: Kimberly Winkle is an Associate Professor of Art at Tennessee Technological University. This is a 2D and 3D juried mixed media exhibition open to all artists. It is intended to showcase exceptional work produced throughout our region. Open to all artists 18 years and older. All works must be the artist's original and completed in the last three years. Members: $25 for one to three entries. Non-Members: $35 for one to three entries. Deadline: May 10, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 931-526-2424.
National
Call for Artists
May14

Photo18 Juried Photography Exhibit

The Berkeley Arts Council in Martinsburg, West Virginia announces its 2018 Juried Photography Exhibit, to be displayed in the Berkeley Art Works Gallery, July 11 - August 11, 2018. Projected awards fund $500. Other prizes depending on entries. Juror: Frank "Tico" Herrera. The exhibit is open nationally to all photographers and all types of photography 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 one or two works; $10 each for additional one or two works. Deadline: May 14, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 304-620-7277.
International
Call for Artists
May15

2018 Baltimore Fine Craft Show

Artists are invited to apply for the 2018 Baltimore Fine Craft Show, held Aug. 30 - Sept. 2, 2018 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Baltimore, MD. Eligible media: Basketry, ceramics, decorative fiber, furniture, glass, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media (including mixed media painting), paper, wearable art, and wood. The artist should apply in the category that best describes his/her medium. For instance, a jewelry artist using metal should not apply in the metal category. Other media not listed above may be included in mixed media when it is combined with one of the Show's established media. If applying under mixed media, please explain in artist statement why mixed media is appropriate. Unacceptable media: Objects created by 3D printing technology, paintings, prints, graphics, photography, mass-produced work, soap, or objects made from commercial kits. In addition, works that incorporate materials and or parts acquired from the killing of endangered species (e.g., feathers, tusks), elephant or mammoth ivory, dried or silk flower arrangements, bonsai, embellished commercially-made objects (e.g., t-shirts, note cards, etc.) do not qualify. $35 application fee. Deadline: May 15, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 561-822-5440.
Regional
Call for Artists
May20

Number Presents: Art of the South 2018

Number Inc. announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, July 27 - September 2, 2018 at Crosstown Arts in Nashville, Tennessee. Juror: Brian Jobe. Open to all artists 18 and older working in any media, and residing in AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MD, MO, MS, NC, OK, TN, TX, SC, VA, Washington, D.C., or WV. Entries must be original works created within the last 2 years. Reproductions not allowed. Works previously exhibited at Crosstown Arts are ineligible. All work must weigh 60 lbs or less and measure no larger than 48" in any direction. Artists may submit up to three images with an entry fee of $35. Deadline: May 20, 2018. More info.
International
Call for Artists
May21

Photographic call for entry "street"

A Smith Gallery in Johnson City, Texas seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, to be held July 6 to August 19, 2018. $825 in awards. Fifty to fifty five images will be selected for exhibition. A reception will be held on July 28, 2018 from 4 to 8pm. A Blurb full color catalogue of the exhibit with all the accepted entries will be available for purchase. Juror: Harvey Stein, fine art photographer, educator, lecturer, author and curator. Photographers of all levels are invited to submit work reflecting the theme "street." $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: May 21, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 512-422-4080.
National
Call for Artists
May29

Bosque Art Classic

The Bosque Arts Center Art Council seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, September 8-22, 2018 at the Bosque Arts Center in Clifton, TX. $5,000 Jones Award; $1,000 Boren-Selvidge; $1,000 Art Patrons; $1,000 & $500 Gold & Silver Medal each medium; total awards $15,500. Juror: Jason Rich, CA. Seeking original realistic/ representational art in the categories of drawing, oil/acrylic, pastel, sculpture, and water media. Online and CD entries accepted. $15 per entry online, or $25 per entry by CD; no limit to entries. Deadline: May 29, 2018. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 254.675.3724 or 254.386.6049.
Regional
Call for Artists
May31

Artist Market and Juried Show

The Town of Chapel Hill seeks artists for Festifall 2018, held October 7th on Franklin St in Chapel Hill, NC. Best in Show - Overall: $500, Best in Show - 2D: $300, Best in Show - 3D: $300. All skilled artists are invited to apply. $125 for new and nonresident artists and $100 for returning artists. Deadline: May 31, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 919-968-2878.
International
Call for Artists
Jun1

The 47th Kentuck Festival of the Arts

The Kentuck Art Center announces a call to artists for its annual arts festival, October 20 and 21, 2018 at Kentuck Park, 3501 5th Street in Northport, Alabama. $7,000 total awards. Original works of art, designed and executed by the exhibiting artist are accepted in the following categories: Clay, Fiber, Glass, Jewelry, Metal, Mixed Media, Musical Instruments, Natural Materials, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, 2D, and Wood. Commercially manufactured items, or those made from commercial molds or parts may not be exhibited. Early Bird Application Fee: $35. After May 15th, $50. Deadline: June 1, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 205-758-1257.
National
Call for Artists
Jun4

Gadsden Art Association 60th Annual Juried Show

The Gadsden Art Association announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, July 27 - August 30, 2018 at the Gadsden Museum of Art in Gadsden, Alabama. Up to $2000 in prizes. Juried by an art professional & 2 non-submitting association members. Open to artists 18 years of age or older working in 2D (oil, acrylic, watercolor, graphite, pastel, colored pencil, pen & ink, printmaking, mixed media collage, encaustic, textiles) or 3D (sculpture, metal, clay, glass, wood). Original artwork (conceived and created by the artist) made in the last 3 years will be considered. Juried on basis of digital images of original works submitted with completed entry form. $40 for up to three works submitted for jury; nonrefundable. Deadline: June 4, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 256-546-1338.
Statewide
Call for Artists
Jun5

Cedar Park Sculpture Garden Call for Entries

The Park, Arts and Community Enrichment (PACE) Advisory Board would like to invite you to become an exciting part of Cedar Park, TX by submitting your work for a year-long period of display (October 2018- September 2019) in the Cedar Park Community Sculpture Garden. The Board will accept entries of large-scale, free-standing and interactive sculptures. $400 stipend for works selected for display. No entry fee. Deadline: June 5, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 512-401-5034.
National
Call for Artists
Jun13

49th Annual River Road Show

The Art Guild of Louisiana announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, September 4-27, 2018 at the Louisiana State Archives Gallery in Baton Rouge, LA. $4,000.00+ in cash and merchandise. Juror: Iain Stewart AWS,NWS. Entries must be 2 dimensional, original in design and execution, and created in the last 2 years. All media except photography or digitally enhanced. $40 for first 3 entries, $5 for each additional entry, up to ten. Deadline: June 13, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 225-930-7542.
National
Call for Artists
Jun15

Paper Works - works on paper

M S Rezny Studio/Gallery seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, July 24th - August 31st, 2018 in the Lexington Distillery District in Lexington, KY. $500 First Place, Three $100 Honorable Mention Awards, Purchase Award. Juror: Doug Stapleton, Associate Curator of Art, Illinois State Museum. A majority of all artworks begin with a piece of paper, a sketch, a drawing, perhaps a 3D model. This juried competition will look at art on paper as the finished product. The paper can be drawn on, painted, printed, folded, or sculpted. This is an open call in any medium, traditional and non-traditional, but paper must be at least 50% of the finished artwork. Accepted mediums include but are not limited to: drawing, printmaking, artists books, handmade paper, collage, paper sculptures, and hand-made paper. Accepted artworks do not need to be traditionally framed but may be displayed with magnets, clips or pins. Artist will provide any non-traditional hardware necessary to display artwork. $25 for 1-3 pieces; $30 for 4 pieces; $35 for 5 pieces. Deadline: June 15, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 859-252-4647.
National
Call for Artists
Jul6

Fall Arts in the Park

The Blue Ridge Mountains Arts Association seeks artists for the Fall Arts in the Park, October 13 & 14, 2018 in Blue Ridge, GA. Open to Juried Fine Arts & Fine Crafts. $175 Single Booth, $300 Double Booth (+$30 Jury Fee). Deadline: July 6, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 706-632-2144.
International
Call for Artists
Jul31

The 2018 Brookhaven Arts Festival

The Brookhaven Community Foundation announces a call to artists for the 2018 Brookhaven Arts Festival, held October 20-21, 2018 at Apple Valley Road, behind the Brookhaven MARTA station in Brookhaven, GA. Awards: 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place - free or discounted booths; Best in Show: free booth + the honor to design t-shirt and poster for following year. Only fine, hand-crafted artwork will be accepted. $25 application fee. Deadline: July 31, 2018. More info. Contact: email
National
Call for Artists
Aug1

Virginia Fall Foliage Art Show

The Shenandoah Valley Art Center announces a call to artists for the Virginia Fall Foliage Art Show, October 13 and 14, 2018 on the streets of historic downtown Waynesboro, Virginia. $10,000 in awards. All works must be the artist's original creation, both planning and execution. No agents allowed: artist must be on site for the duration of the show. We do not allow: buy/sell, gourmet foods, dealers, agents, manufactured items, or work produced from kits. All applicants must submit four images of their work and one image of their display set up, including work. If you do not have an image of your booth set-up, please submit a photo of a grouping of work to showcase scale and consistency of work. All images must represent the work you intend to exhibit at the show. $210 ($20 jury fee, $190 booth fee). Deadline: August 1, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 540-949-7662.
National
Call for Artists
Aug3

7th Annual Juried Exhibition

JF Gallery in West Palm Beach, FL seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, September 1-29, 2018. One Best in Show cash prize. Jurors: Kara Walker Tome and Sibel Kocabasi. Open to all established or emerging artists. Entries must have been completed within the past 2 years and not previously exhibited in JF Gallery. There is no size limit for this exhibit. Painting, Photography and Sculpture in all genres are eligible. Jury will be looking for technically competent work in all genres and styles. $35 entry fee. Deadline: August 3, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 561-478-8281.
Statewide
Call for Artists
Aug17

3rd Annual West Palm Beach Arts Festival

Artists are invited to apply for the 3rd Annual West Palm Beach Arts Festival, to be held December 1-2, 2018 at the Armory Art Center in West Palm Beach, FL. Cash Awards for Best in Show, 1st Place, 2nd Place, and Honorable Mention. Eligible media: 2D- Drawings, paintings, photography, printmaking, mixed media. 3D- Ceramics, sculpture, fiber, jewelry, glass, furniture. $35 application fee. Deadline: August 17, 2018. More info. Questions? Call 561-832-1776.
Regional
Call for Artists
Aug24

Eastern Regional Juried Exhibition of Traditional Oils

Oil Painters of America announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, October 28 - November 25, 2018 at McBride Gallery in Annapolis, MD. $11,500 in awards, including $4,000 Best in Show. Juror: Kathy Anderson OPAM. Seeking oil paintings in the traditional, representational style. $30 for one entry; $45 for two. Deadline: August 24, 2018. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 815-356-5987.
Statewide
Call for Artists
Sep1

Sebring Art, Wine and Jazz Fest

Artists are invited to apply for the Sebring Art, Wine and Jazz Fest, held November 3 & 4, 2018 in Historic Downtown Sebring, FL. Cash awards for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place for 2D and 3D. This Festival is a free, outdoor, annual celebration of the arts. There is something for all tastes and ages. The festival is filled with continuous entertainment, fabulous food and artists' booths lining our charming Circle Park and downtown streets. Eligible media: Watercolor Painting, Acrylic Painting, Photography, Jewelry, Woodworks, Pottery/Ceramics, Drawing, Crafts, and more. $125 fee for a 10x14 booth, or $175 for a 10x28 booth. Deadline: September 1, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 863-385-5312.
National
Call for Artists
Oct1

MLK Days 2019 Residency Opportunity

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center invites artists to submit a community arts project proposal inspired by the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., his life, his vision, his work. A modest honorarium and project budget will be provided. The project coincides with our annual MLK Days program in January, and may remain on display through February. The project may result in a short or long term installation to be exhibited in the sculpture garden or one of the galleries. Artist must be willing to engage with visitors during the three days of the program. Residency length: minimum 3 days, up to 1 week. Annmarie's residency program provides a serene place on the Western Shore of the Chesapeake Bay for visual, musical, and literary artists to design and produce a community arts project. Most artists run their project through Annmarie's creative reuse center, called the artLAB, where artists are encouraged to incorporate recycled or repurposed materials into their project. Artists will also have access to the galleries, a private studio space, the clay studio, the 30 acre sculpture garden, the waterfront area, etc. Residencies are meant to focus on community arts projects; those that merge arts and the environment are particularly desirable. There is no fee. Deadline: October 1, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 410-326-4640.
National
Call for Artists
Oct5

42nd Annual Sugarloaf Crafts Festival

Sugarloaf invites artists to apply for the 42nd Annual Sugarloaf Crafts Festival, held October 12-14, 2018 at the MD State Fairgrounds in Lutherville-Timonium, MD. All artwork/crafts being sold must be handmade by the artisan selling them. $20 application fee, booth fees $575 and up. Deadline: October 5, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 800-210-9900.
National
Call for Artists
Oct12

1st Annual Sugarloaf Crafts Festival

Sugarloaf invites artists to apply for the 1st Annual Sugarloaf Crafts Festival, October 19-21, 2018 at the Dulles Expo Center in Chantilly, VA. We're looking for talented artists and crafters who want a successful, fun, and safe event to sell their handmade creations. For over 40 years, Sugarloaf Craft Festivals have been the premiere destination for America's handmade artisans and a loyal following of art enthusiasts and collectors. Join the Sugarloaf community and help us bring the country's best artists into the mainstream. Apply today! $20 application fee, booth fees $645and up. Deadline: October 12, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 301-990-1400.
International
Call for Artists
Oct20

Craft Hilton Head 2018, 6th National Juried Fine Art Craft Guild Exhibition

The Art League of Hilton Head announces a call to artists for a juried exhibition, to be held December 4-29, 2018 at Art League of Hilton Head's beautiful gallery located inside Arts Center of Coastal Carolina on Hilton Head Island, SC. Over $4,000 in cash prizes will be awarded by a nationally recognized juror. Seeking 2D and 3D fine art craft entries that encompass exemplary creativity, experimentation, and imagination, showcasing what can be accomplished with few restrictions. Up to 90 works will be chosen by several esteemed jurors based on artistic excellence, innovation, and originality. $35 entry fee. Deadline: Ocotber 20, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 843-681-5060.
National
Call for Artists
Nov9

43rd Annual Sugarloaf Crafts Festival

Sugarloaf invites artists to apply for the 43rd Annual Sugarloaf Crafts Festival, held November 16-18, 2018 at the Mongtomery Co. Fairgrounds in Gaithersburg, MD. We're looking for talented artists and crafters who want a successful, fun, and safe event to sell their handmade creations. For over 40 years, Sugarloaf Craft Festivals have been the premiere destination for America's handmade artisans and a loyal following of art enthusiasts and collectors. Join the Sugarloaf community and help us bring the country's best artists into the mainstream. Apply today! $20 application fee, booth fees $445 and up. Deadline: November 9, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 800-210-9900.
National
Call for Artists
Nov30

13th Annual Sugarloaf Crafts Festival

Sugarloaf invites artists to apply for the 13th Annual Sugarloaf Crafts Festival, held December 7-9, 2018 at the Dulles Expo Center in Chantilly, VA. We're looking for talented artists and crafters who want a successful, fun, and safe event to sell their handmade creations. For over 40 years, Sugarloaf Craft Festivals have been the premiere destination for America's handmade artisans and a loyal following of art enthusiasts and collectors. Join the Sugarloaf community and help us bring the country's best artists into the mainstream. Apply today! $20 application fee, booth fees $695 and up. Deadline: November 30, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 800-210-9900.

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