Statewide
Call for Artists
Nov19

In Focus: Current Photography

Richmond Art Center seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, January 16 - March 8, 2018 in Richmond, CA. Cash awards totaling $1,000. Juror: Judy Dater. Open to California residents only. All photographic media. Original work produced in the last three years. Size Limitations: no larger than 30 x 30 inches. All works must be suitably prepared for hanging or installation. Entry fee: $35/$30 for RAC Members. Deadline: November 19, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 510-620-6772.
International
Call for Artists
Nov25

Animal House, the Exhibit

The Sacramento Fine Arts Center in Carmichael, CA announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, January 3-28, 2018. Cash and Merchandise. Juror: Bobbi Baldwin. This show is open to all artists. Paintings: watercolor, oil, acrylic, collage, mixed media, pastel, etc. Photography: Conventional & Digitally enhanced Sculpture & Mixed: glass, metal, wood, textiles, etc. Youth, all media. SFAC Members: $15 per artwork, $40 for 3 artworks. Non-Members: $20 per artwork, $50 for 3. Youth: (17yrs or younger) $10 per artwork, $25 for 3. Deadline: November 25, 2017. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 916-716-5951.
International
Call for Artists
Nov26

I'll Be Your Mirror: Portrait Photography

1650 Gallery in Los Angeles, California seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, December 9, 2017 - January 7, 2018. Best In Show, 2nd Place and 3rd Place. Juror: Andrew Overtoom. Open to all photographers internationally. Approximately fifty pieces will be selected for the exhibition from submitted photographs. $35 for five images / $5 each additional image. Deadline: November 26, 2017. More info. Contact: email
Statewide
Call for Artists
Nov27

Call for Visual Artists, One night Contemporary Art show

Conception Global Art Collective is accepting submissions for our upcoming (in-person only) Group Art Exhibit in Denver on December 7, 2017 at The Church Nightclub. Beautiful artwork, cash bar, live music, great food and fun! We are accepting submissions of 2D mixed media, photography, paintings and drawings as well as 3D submissions for sculpture type work. Our staff will contact you within 48 hours of your submission if your work is a good fit for the show. We look forward to seeing your work. No entry fee. Deadline: November 27, 2017. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Nov29

Portfolio ShowCase 11 | International Photographic Call for Entry

The Center for Fine Art Photography seeks entries for a juried art exhibition this Summer in Fort Collins, CO. ShowCase Award: One artist will be awarded $1000 and be offered a solo exhibition and more. Juror: Cathy Kimball. Open to all photographers world wide, both amateur and professional. The Center invites photographers working in all mediums, styles and schools of thought to participate. Members: $49 per portfolio (12 images). Non-Members: $59 per portfolio (12 images). Deadline: November 29, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 970-224-1010.
National
Call for Artists
Nov30

Scientific Illustration

Fe Gallery in Sacramento, CA announces a call to artists for an upcoming art exhibition, February 10 - April 5, 2018. $500 Best in Show. Multiple art mediums will be considered: from photography to fabric, mixed media, all types of paintings (acrylic, oil, watercolor) drawings, ink, graphite, pastels, colored pencil, encaustic, fiber arts, sculpture (metal, clay, wood, mixed media), etc. All local, national artists over 18 may submit any original work, completed in the last two years. All work must ready to hang, free-standing and 3-D pedestal space available. No video, film, installments or artwork that requires special installation or assembly. Work must be original. Entries are limited to six (6) and not shown previously at Fe Gallery. All work must be for sale and available through the entire run of the show. First image for $20; each additional image is $5 per image. Maximum of six images. Deadline: November 30, 2017 . More info. Contact: email or call 916 456-4455.
International
Call for Artists
Nov30

NOW Artist Residency 2018

NOW Open Studio in Portland, OR invites artists to submit complete applications for the NOW Artist Residency program. Applications will be reviewed on a competitive basis. The residency is open for application by serious emerging or established artists, including recent BFA/MFA graduates. International (non-U.S. resident) artists will be responsible for securing their own travel authorization, Visa documents, etc. NOW cannot secure authorization, but will provide basic documentation explaining the nature of the residency. The ideal candidate for the residency program may be working in any media or genera. Primary criteria for selection will include: Quality, consistency, and vision of work submitted; Motivation and potential for achievement of goals during program; The degree to which the individual will benefit from the program. $28 application fee. Deadline: November 30, 2017. More info.
National
Call for Artists
Dec1

25th Annual Carefree Fine Art & Wine Festival

Thunderbird Artists seeks artists for a fine art festival, January 19-21, 2018 at 101 Easy Street in Carefree, AZ. Jurors: Judi Combs & Denise Colter. We are only accepting applications for the following mediums: Bronze, Clay, Glass, Metal, Paper, Stone, Wood & Mixed Media Sculpture, Paintings - all mediums, Pottery, Batiks, Scratchboard, Etchings & Printmaking. $35 zapp application fee or $30 with paper application. Deadline: December 1, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 480.837.5637.
National
Call for Artists
Dec1

26th Annual Rockies West National Watercolor Exhibition

The Western Colorado Watercolor Society announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, March 2-31, 2018 at the Western Colorado Center for the Arts in Grand Junction, CO. Over $3,100 in awards. Juror: Fealing Lin. Open to any artist 18 years of age or older. The paintings are limited to water media with the appearance of watercolor on paper, Yupo or unstretched watercolor canvas (matted and framed under plexiglass). All collage material must be paper painted by the artist. Works must be original and completed within the last 2 years. Non-members $35, new members (fee plus dues) $45. Deadline: December 1, 2017. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Dec2

Expressions

Las Laguna Gallery in Laguna Beach, CA seeks entries for an upcoming art exhibition, January 4-27, 2018. To celebrate the restful nature that describes January, we ask artists to fill Las Laguna Gallery with the spirit of expression. Invited are the works that stir the mind, shake the emotions and fill the spirit with wonder. All media are welcome to this open theme show to showcase the beauty of artistic expression. All artists, professional and amateur are encouraged to submit their artwork for this art exhibition. From photography to fabric, mixed media, fiber arts, all paintings and drawings and paintings including, oil, acrylic, ink, graphite, pastels, etc. $35 entry fee. Deadline: December 2, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 949-667-1803.
International
Call for Artists
Dec4

LACDA "Snap to Grid" Open Call, every entry shown!

The Los Angeles Center for Digital Art seeks artists for an un-juried international exhibit featuring digital art and photography December 14, 2017 - January 6, 2018. All entries will be printed (8.5"x11" on heavyweight paper) and shown in the gallery arranged in a grid. Entrants submit JPEG files of original work. Entry fee: $35US. Deadline: Decenber 4, 2017. More info.
International
Call for Artists
Dec7

Framed: Landscape Photography

Black Box Gallery in Portland, Oregon seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, January 1-20, 2018. Juror: Todd Johnson. 24 photographs will be selected by the juror for exhibiton at the gallery. An additional 30 photographs will be selected for an online exhibition. Open to all photographers. $35 entry fee. Deadline: December 7, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 503-804-5032.
Local
Call for Artists
Dec11

SNAP! 2018

Arc Gallery in San Francisco, CA announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, January 19-20, 2018. Jurors: Matthew Frederick, Priscilla Otani, Stephen C Wagner, Michael Yochum. Open to artists residing in the San Francisco Bay Area and Northern California. The Bay Area includes the counties of Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Monterey, Napa, Sacramento, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, Sonoma, and Stanislaus. $15 for 3 entries. Deadline: December 11, 2017. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Dec13

Landscapes Photography Call for Entry

The Center for Fine Art Photography seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, May 18 - June 16, 2018 in Fort Collins, Colorado. Juror's Award: $400, Director's Award: $200, Honorable Mentions. Juror: Allie Haeusslein. Open to all photographers world wide, both amateur and professional. The Center invites photographers working in all mediums, styles and schools of thought to participate. Images of all sizes are eligible. Members: $24 for the first three images. Non-Members: $38 for the first three images. Deadline: December 13, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 970-224-1010.
National
Call for Artists
Dec15

Consilience of Art & Science

The UC Davis Art/Science Fusion program & Pence Gallery announce a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, Jan. 26 - Mar. 2, 2018 in Davis, CA. 1st, 2nd, 3rd place: $300, $200, $100; two honorable mentions (memberships). Jurors: Jiayi Young & Helen Donis-Keller. This exhibit is open to all artists and scientists, regardless of residence, who wish to exhibit original 2D and 3D work in any medium, related to the intersection between art and science. This includes photography, drawing, textiles, painting, sculpture, video, and mixed media. Dimension restriction is at the discretion of the jurors. All submissions should be made online. A vital part of the submission is the artist's statement (not to exceed 150 words), which should clearly explain how the work relates to the connection between art and science. The statement may be displayed with the accepted work. Work must be available for the whole run of the exhibit; no substitutions are accepted. $35 for Pence members/ $40 for nonmembers. Deadline: December 15, 2017, 5 PM (PST). More info. Contact: email or call 530-758-3370.
International
Call for Artists
Dec31

Artist-in-Residency: New Mexico

Annex:art in San Fidel, New Mexico seeks applications from artists who have a specific purpose or project to be completed during the residency and whose participation in an international program will benefit his/her current career goals and funding opportunities. The details of the project or specific purpose should be outlined in the artist's application submission. This program will provide time and space for at least two weeks of residency and up to two months of residency. Other residency opportunities are available. $45 entry fee. Deadline: December 31, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 505-285-7834.
Regional
Call for Artists
Dec31

Road Maps

Gallery Route One in Point Reyes Station, CA announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, February 2-25, 2018. Best of Show $250 and three non cash Awards of Merit. Juror: DeWitt Cheng. All media except video, crafts, installation. Not to exceed 5'-0" (60") in any direction. $12 for each artwork submitted, up to four works maximum. Deadline: December 31, 2017. More info. Contact: email or call 415-663-1347.
International
Call for Artists
Jan8

2018 Two of Hearts

Las Laguna Gallery in Laguna Beach, CA announces a call to artists for an upcoming art exhibition, February 1-24, 2018. Juror: Lori McBride. We are looking for works of art that not only evoke the various feelings of love (passion, affection, lust, tenderness, infatuation, etc.), but also can include literal images of hearts themselves. We invite the artist to take a conceptual, literal or emotional approach on matters of the heart. In addition to portrayals of the heart, we ask, what do you love? All media accepted, from photography to fabric, mixed media, fiber arts, all paintings, drawings including, oil, acrylic, ink, graphite, pastels, and more. All artists, of all ages, professional and amateur are encouraged to submit. We do not have a limitation on sizes of work but have found works over 60 inches to be costly for shipping and recommend sizes that are manageable. $35 for 3 submissions, or $35 for one then $2 each additional. If you want to submit more than three images use this link or if you want to submit 3 or less use this link. Deadline: January 8, 2018. Contact: email or call 949-667-1803.
National
Call for Artists
Jan17

10th Annual National Juried Exhibition

The Idaho Falls Arts Council announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, March 15, 2018 - June 3, 2018 at the Willard Arts Center in Idaho Falls, Idaho. First Place $750, Second Place $500, Third Place $250, Honorable Mentions, and Peoples' Choice. Juror: Laura Ahola-Young. Artists working in all mediums throughout the United States are invited to submit. Over 5,000 people visit the exhibition each year and artworks are included in a full color catalogue and online. Artists may submit up to three artworks for $35. Deadline: January 17, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 208-522-0471.
International
Call for Artists
Jan18

Indian Wells Arts Festival

Dianne Funk Productions announces a call to artists for the Indian Wells Arts Festival, March 30 - April 1, 2018 at Indian Wells Tennis Gardens in Indian Wells, California. Best in Show, First, Second and Third place ribbons. Eligible categories: painting - acrylic; painting - oil; painting - watercolor; drawing; mixed media 2-d (incorporating painting); printmaking; photography; other 2-d (examples: batik, collage, handmade paper, painted silk/fabric); other 2-d digital art (not photo); mixed media 3-d; drawing or etching on a hard surface; sculpture - bronze; sculpture - hand-built clay; sculpture - blown glass; sculpture - metal; sculpture - stone; sculpture - wood; sculpture - other; found art; jewelry fine (gold/silver); jewelry design & fabrication; jewelry hand-beaded/assembled; hand-woven textile or fiber; non-functional assemblage; non-functional ceramic; non-functional glass; non-functional metal; non-functional wood; utilitarian furniture; utilitarian glass; utilitarian metal; utilitarian other; utilitarian pottery; utilitarian wood; utilitarian wearable art. $35 application fee. Deadline: January 18, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 760-346-0042.
Local
Call for Artists
Jan26

Expressions!

The Tracy Art League announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, February 17-23, 2018 at the Tracy Community Center in Tracy, CA. Up to $2,100 in Total Prize Money. Juror: Ilena Finocchi. Artwork Categories: Sculpture & 3D (50 lb weight limit), Oil and Acrylic, Watercolor, Pastel and Drawing, Graphics and Mixed Media, Glass. All artwork must be hand delivered and picked up. Work must have been completed within the last two years and not previously exhibited in an Expressions! exhibition. Expressions! Selections will be curated from the entry field and presented by the Exhibition Program at the Grand Theatre Center for Arts (atthegrand.org) March 10 - April 28. If artwork is selected for Expressions! Selections, pickup will be at a later date. $15 per entry/$12 per entry for Tracy Art League Members. Maximum 6 entries per artist. Deadline: January 26, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 209-835-9588.
International
Call for Artists
Jan28

Women in Art

Las Laguna Gallery is seeking works from women artists for this all media exhibition, March 1-31, 2018 in Laguna Beach, CA. This is an Open Theme event. All local, national and international artists, professional and amateur will be considered in this call for art. Works in Acrylic, Airbrush, Assemblage, Charcoal, Color Pencil, Collage, Digital Art, Drawings, Encaustic, Fiber Art, Graphite, Illustration, Mixed Media, New Media, Oil, Painting, Pastel, Photography (Traditional and Digital), and Watercolor, will be considered. $35 entry fee. Deadline: January 28, 2018. More info. Contact: email or call 949-667-1803.
Regional
Call for Artists
Feb11

29th Annual California Clay Competition

The Artery of Davis, CA announces a call to artists for the 29th Annual California Clay Competition, April 27 - May 25, 2018. Monetary and gift awards. Juror: Tiffany Schmierer - Ceramic Artist. The competition is open to all artists residing in CA. Works must be functional or sculptural. Assembled works must fit through a standard door frame and weigh no more than can easily be handled by two (2) people. All artwork must be presented and ready for display. Wall pieces must include all mounting hardware: wire and/or cleats preferred. $15 Application fee for each piece entered. Deadline: February 11, 2018. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 530-758-8330.
National
Call for Artists
Mar16

60th Juried Exhibition at The Haggin Museum - National Show

The Stockton Art League announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, May 17 - July 15, 2018 at The Haggin Museum in Stockton, CA. $5000 in Cash Awards. Juror: Sabina Turner. Eligible media: Acrylic, Oil, Watermedia, Mixed Media & Graphics, Sculpture, and Pastel. $25 first entry, $20 each additional. Up to five (5) entries allowed. Deadline: March 16, 2018. More info (PDF), or online at Smarter Entry, once logged in. Contact: email
National
Call for Artists
Mar19

Dream

Arc Gallery in San Francisco, CA seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, May 26 - June 16, 2018. Juror's Award ribbon, certificate, catalog and $250 to 3 top choices. Juror: James Bacchi. Eligible media: sculpture, painting, drawing, photo, printmaking, ceramics, assemblage, collage, mixed media, fiber art, glass art, artist book. Open to artists residing in the United States. $35 entry fee. Deadline: March 19, 2018. More info. Contact: email
National
Call for Artists
Apr13

2019 & 2020 Exhibits Season (Biennial Call)

Maude Kerns Art Center in Eugene, OR is currently accepting submissions for its 2019 & 2020 Exhibit Schedules. Regional, national, and international artists (individuals and groups) working in 2- and 3- dimensional mediums, as well as installation art, are invited to submit their work for consideration. Solo, group, and/or themed shows will be curated based on the content, and quality of submissions. $20 submission fee. Deadline: April 13, 2018. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 541-345-1571.

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