International
Call for Artists
Apr20

Changing Perspective

The Sacramento Fine Arts Center in Carmichael, CA announces a call to artists for Changing Perspective, June 1-27, 2021. Cash awards. Juror: TBA. Changing perspective is one of the best ways to get past entrenched, habitual and potentially outmoded ways of thinking, seeing, working and responding to the world and people around us. This show challenges artists to shake things up a bit by Changing Perspective with their piece. Do something new; do something different. Create art that changes your own perspective - or changes the perspective of others. All media is welcome. Entry Fee (non-refundable): Members $15 each or 3 for $40, Non-Members: $20 each or 3 for $50. Deadline: April 20, 2021. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 916-971-3713.
National
Call for Artists
Apr20

Bowery Gallery 30th Annual Juried Competition

Bowery Gallery in New York City seeks entries for an online juried art exhibition, August 3-21, 2021. Juror: Clintel Steed. Eligible: two-dimensional media including painting, drawing, printmaking, pastel and mixed media. Sculpture, photography and digital art are not eligible. Work may not exceed 36" in height or width, excluding frame. Due to the Covid19 pandemic, applicants should expect that the show will be virtual, but should conditions improve, there is a small chance that the show will be in-person. Should this occur, applicants will be informed in a timely manner. $35 for 3 images, $6 for each additional image, up to 6 max. Deadline: April 20, 2021 (midnight). More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Apr22

Birds in Art 2021

The Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum in Wausau, WI invites submissions to its annual juried Birds in Art exhibition, Sept. 11 - Nov. 28, 2021. Birds in Art has showcased the remarkable talents of more than 1,000 international artists since 1976 and is recognized around the world as the exhibition that sets the standard for avian art. The Museum again invites artists working in all mediums other than crafts and photography to submit original, two- and three-dimensional artworks interpreting birds and related subject matter for jury consideration. $55 for one entry; $65 for two entries. Deadline: April 22, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 715.845.7010.
National
Call for Artists
Apr22

18th Annual Augusta Plein Air Art Festival

The Greater Augusta Chamber of Commerce seeks artists for the Augusta Plein Air Art Festival, April 22 - May 1, 2021. $12,000 in awards and purchase prizes. Artists will be scattered about the small towns of Defiance, New Melle, and Augusta, MO capturing the rolling hills of wine country, the Missouri River bluff, prosperous farmland, and views along the Katy Trail. Oil, acrylic, pastel, watercolor, and mixed media are the five categories of plein air art accepted. All art must be created within the time frame of this festival. Only art created at this festival will be sold. $100 registration fee. Deadline: April 22, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call (573)690-1518.
International
Call for Artists
Apr22

Colors Art Contest

Grey Cube Gallery proudly presents the second Colors online art contest for the month of April. Contest is open to all artists worldwide over 18 years of age. The gallery invites all artists and photographers from around the world to share their artistic vision using a concetration of one color or a multitude of colors. A variety of interpretations of Colors theme can be submitted (representative, abstract, conceptional). All visual art mediums (except video and sound) are allowed. The Best of Show winning artwork will be displayed as the poster of the show. All winning artists (Merit Award & Honorable Mention) will receive a digital award certificate. $16 for 2 images. You may enter more than once. Deadline: April 22, 2021. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Apr25

Shades of Blue 2021 | International Online Juried Painting Competition

Camelback Gallery seeks entries for its annual online Shades of Blue Competition and Exhibition. Cash Award + More to Best in Show. All award winners receive 3-month online exhibition, social promotion & award certificate. Open to all artists 18 years and older. All painting and drawing mediums including digital paintings (no photography) and all subject matter including abstract paintings. $18 for two art pieces. Deadline: April 25, 2021. More info.
International
Call for Artists
Apr25

Purely Abstract

Las Laguna Art Gallery in Laguna Beach, CA seeks entries for an upcoming art exhibition, May 6-29, 2021. For this exhibition, Las Laguna Art Gallery is looking for abstract art. This Call for Art is open to all local, national and international artists, professional and amateur. All fine arts media are acceptable: watercolor, drawing, pastel, painting, sculpture, mixed media, installation art, photography, fiber art, digital art, etchings, monotype, monoprint, silk screen, airbrush, lithography, fiber art, etc. $35 for up to 3 images. Deadline: April 25, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 949-505-0950.
Regional
Call for Artists
Apr26

Toledo Zoo's Wild about Art - Call for Artists

The Toledo Zoo & Aquarium in Toledo, Ohio seeks artists for a juried art fair, August 7 & 8, 2021. Accepting ceramics, drawing, painting, glass, jewelry, mixed-media, metal working, photography, printmaking/graphics, sculpture, textiles and wood. Work does not have to be animal related. $25 entry fee. Deadline: April 26, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 419-385-5721.
International
Call for Artists
Apr27

11th Annual "Botanicals" Online Art Competition

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces an art call for the gallery's 11th Annual "Botanicals" Online Juried Art Competition, May 1-31, 2021. The gallery invites all 2D and 3D artists (including photography and digital arts), regardless of where they reside to apply to this competition by submitting their best representational or abstract, botanical and/or floral art. Botanical subjects will include flowers, herbs, fruit, leaves, plants and related botanical and floral subjects. $14 for 1-2 entries / $24 for 3-5 entries. Early entry and art student discounts. Deadline: April 27, 2021. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Apr29

International Art Competition City

Contemporary Art Room Gallery is proud to announce their 3rd "City" Online Art Competition for the month of May. All winning artists will receive a digital award certificate. First, second and third place will be largely displayed with an article about the artist and their work. First place will be on the poster of the show. The City theme may include everything that is city related, (cityscapes, towns, urban scenes or any metropolitan subjects). A variety of interpretations of City theme can be submitted (representative, abstract, conceptional). All visual art mediums are acceptable (painting, photography, drawing, sculpture, digital, prints, fiber art, collage or installation art) except sound and video art. $15 for 2 images. Deadline: April 29, 2021. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Apr30

4th Boynes Emerging Artist Award || International 2D Art Competition

Artists are invited to submit entries for the Boynes Emerging Artist Award, an online juried art competition. $90,000+ in cash, marketing, promotion and a $15,000 PR Contract. Jurors: Chantal Boynes, Natasha Wilson, Dennis Perrin, Noah Verrier, Ken Nwadiogbu. All 2D mediums are accepted and there is no set theme. Please visit our website for our guidelines of an emerging artist. $40 for 3 images / *Early Bird $30 for 3 images. Deadline: April 30, 2021. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Apr30

Global Meltdown

Limner Gallery in Hudson, NY announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, September 9 - October 2, 2021. $500 award. Open to all interpretations of the Climate Crisis, be it global, local, personal, medical, environmental, financial, psychological, scientific and/or spiritual. $35 entry fee. Deadline: April 30, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 518-567-7858.
International
Call for Artists
Apr30

International online art competition and exhibition

HelvetArt Swiss announces an International Open Call for online art competition and exhibition. Monetary Prizes for the first 3 place Winners. All accepted work will be included in online exhibition & will receive online promotion. Selected artworks will be shared on our social media pages. Theme - "Spring", accepting 2D work in any medium and style. This is an international competition and artists from around the world are welcome to submit their work. $20 for one art piece. You may enter more than once. Deadline: April 30, 2021. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Apr30

Mono-Kromatik

Praxis Gallery | Photo Arts Center in Minneapolis, MN seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, June 19th - July 3rd. Jurors Choice, Directors Choice, and Honorable Mentions will be selected. Juror: Sandrine Hermand-Grisel. International, all accepted. All genres, capture types, black & white and monochromatic, traditional and non-traditional photographic and digital post-production processes are welcome for submission. $35 for 5 images. $5 for each additional image. Deadline: April 30, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 612-475-1605.
International
Call for Artists
Apr30

Healing From Within

Create! Magazine is thrilled to invite visual artists to submit their work to a juried international virtual exhibition with Tam Gryn, Head Curator at SHOWFIELDS. Artists from any country are welcome to apply with works in any medium: painting, sculpture, digital, printmaking, fiber, photography, mixed media, installation, and more. The broad theme, "Healing From Within" is open to the artist's interpretation. Healing can mean medical, physical, emotional, spiritual or any other definition. $22 entry fee. Deadline: April 30, 2021. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Apr30

PleinAir Salon Online Art Competition

The PleinAir Salon $33,000 Art Competition is a monthly online competition consisting of 18 categories. We award $33,000 each year for this competition. The Annual Grand Prize winner receives a check for $15,000 and is featured on the cover of PleinAir Magazine. We award an additional $6,500 to the annual winners and we award $1,100 monthly to the top three winners of each competition. Each of the 21 monthly winners will be automatically entered into the Annual Competition with awards presented live at the Plein Air Convention & Expo. Because this competition is created by PleinAir magazine, which features not only plein air paintings, but also studio paintings, all types of paintings are eligible and do not need to have been completed in plein air, but should originate from a plein air study or plein air experience. $38 for the first image / $16 for additional images. Deadline: April 30, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 561-655-8778.
International
Call for Artists
Apr30

YICCA 2021 - International Contest of Contemporary Art

Aps Moho seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, June 2021 at Hernandez Gallery in Milan, Italy. Awards: 4000,00€. Jurors: Luigi Pedrazzi, Consuelo Hernandez. All kinds of art works are accepted, including paintings, photos, sculptures, digital graphics, video, installations and performances. Entry fee depends on the number of artworks submitted. Deadline: April 30, 2021. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
May1

6th Annual Waterscapes Art Competition

Fusion Art announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition, May 5 - June 4, 2021. Cash prizes and an invitation to Fusion Art's 6th Annual Group Show in Palm Springs in 2022 for Best in Show winners. Juror: Chris Hoffman. For this competition, both 2D and 3D artists, worldwide, are invited to submit their best art depicting waterscapes. The theme includes any art which depicts any type of body of water including the ocean, lakes, rivers, ponds, streams, coastal living, any ocean activities, seaside vistas, beaches, and any related seashore or lakeside subjects. It can also include rain, puddles and frozen waterscapes. $20 for 1 image / $35 for up to 5 images. Deadline: May 1, 2021. More info. Contact: email
National
Call for Artists
May1

2021 NOT REAL ART Grant for Artists

NOT REAL ART: The Grant is a $12,000 annual award (6 artists win $2K each) designed to empower the practice of emerging contemporary artists. Grant recipients are announced in Los Angeles at the NOT REAL ART: The Conference. If you're an emerging contemporary artist, be sure to apply! And, we don't just give our grant winners money and say goodbye. NOT REAL ART Grant winners get a platform and community to tell their stories and promote their work. We feature our winners on our podcast, we interview them and create feature articles about them on our blog. And, we curate an art exhibition featuring their art work! Free to apply. Deadline: May 1, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call +1 (323) 269-2299.
International
Call for Artists
May2

41st International Exhibition

The San Diego Watercolor Society announces a call to artists for a juried online exhibition, October 1-31, 2021. $19,000 in cash and merchandise. First Place, $5,000. Juror: Michael Holter. Open to all artists 18 yrs and older. Entries must be original, created entirely by the artist, and use water-based media on watercolor paper, Yupo or other synthetic papers. Artwork must be no less than 80% water-based media presented in a primarily aqueous manner. Members: $35 for first entry, $10 for each additional. Non-members: $45 for first entry. Deadline: May 2, 2021. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 619-876-4550.
National
Call for Artists
May2

Edition: A National Juried Exhibition of Photography and Printmaking

d'Art Center in Norfolk, Virginia seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, May 29 - June 20, 2021. $950 total in awards. Edition is an exhibition of photography and printmaking from across the country! Both printmaking and photography were developed with the same desire in mind: the desire to replicate reality with a permanent product, fill mass production needs and produce perfect editions. Over the years, people began to use both printmaking and photography for art. Artists developed many techniques and processes to manipulate photography and printmaking for their work, and today, many use digital methods as well. This exhibition will feature all forms of photography and printmaking including but not limited to: Photography that does or does not involve transforming or altering a photograph using either digital or physical methods, such as long or double exposures, compositing, or digital software. The fine art of printmaking in traditional methods such as screen printing, letterpress, relief, lithography, and intaglio. $35 for 3 entries. Deadline: May 2, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 757-625-4211.
International
Call for Artists
May3

Master Pieces: International MFA/MA Exhibit

The Cincinnati based non-profit arts organization and gallery, Manifest, invites current graduate students and MFA/MA degree recipients since January 2020 to submit original works of art to the 15th Annual Master Pieces exhibit. Every year Manifest offers an opportunity just for graduate students to exhibit at our gallery in Cincinnati. This installment of the Master Pieces project will continue to reveal the intensity and professionalism of students working towards their terminal academic degree in the field of art or design. Often the most exceptional work comes out of these artists' immersion in their culture of study and intellectual pursuit. Manifest's goal, therefore, is to select works that set the standard of quality that the artist is expected to maintain throughout his or her professional career and justify the degree of Master. $25 for one entry, $40 for two to four entries, and $5 per each additional entry. Deadline: May 3, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 513-861-3638.
International
Call for Artists
May5

18th "Solo Art Series" - Online Solo Art Exhibition Opportunity

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces its 18th "Solo Art Series" Online Art Competition. This competition will result in a series of 4 one-month solo art exhibitions beginning on May 15, 2021 and continuing through September 14, 2021. In addition, the gallery will award the next 8 juried artists to be featured in the gallery's Artist Showcase Section. The gallery encourages artists regardless of where they reside to submit their best abstract and/or representational art to this competition. There is No Theme for this Art Competition. $24 entry fee. Deadline: May 5, 2021. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
May6

Seasons Art Contest

Grey Cube Gallery proudly presents the second Seasons online art contest for the month of May 2021. Contest is open to all artists worldwide over 18 years of age. The Seasons theme may include any work with interpretation of the four Seasons (Spring, Summer, Fall and Winter). All visual art mediums (except video and sound) are allowed. The Best of Show winning artwork will be displayed as the poster of the show. All winning artists (Merit Award & Honorable Mention) will receive a digital award certificate. $16 for 2 images of artwork. You may enter more than once. Deadline: May 6, 2021. More info. Contact: email
National
Call for Artists
May7

Patterns - 440 Gallery's Annual Theme Show

440 Gallery in Brooklyn, NY invites artists to submit work for the 2021 Annual Theme show, June 30 - July 30, 2021. Juror: Sarah E Brook. The topic for this national juried exhibition is Patterns. We are interested in seeing interpretations of the theme as created by contemporary artists in all media and all levels of professionalism and experience. Patterns can imply the regular and repeated way in which something happens. Not restricted to just visual means, patterns show up in nature, music, math, daily rituals. How do you use patterns visually; how do patterns influence how you go about your work? Open to U.S. resident artists at least 18 yrs. old. All 2-D work must be suitably framed, wired and ready for hanging. Canvases must be wired for hanging. All 3-D work must be able to hang securely on the wall, sit on a shelf, pedestal or the floor. Multi-media artworks are accepted; artists must provide technology for display (monitor, ipad/tablet, projector, etc). Size limit for this exhibition is 30 x 36 inches. Entry fee: $15+. Deadline: May 7, 2021 at midnight. More info. Contact: email or call 718-499-3844.
International
Call for Artists
May7

Color Burst: Contemporary Photography

Black Box Gallery in Portland, Oregon seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, June 1-20, 2021. Juror: Todd Johnson. 24 photographs will be selected for exhibiton at the gallery. An additional 30 photographs will be displayed online. Open to all photographers. $35 entry fee. Deadline: May 7, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 503-804-5032.
International
Call for Artists
May9

Painterly

Las Laguna Art Gallery seeks entries for an upcoming art exhibition, June 3-26, 2021. Open to artists working in Acrylic, Gouache, Oil, or Watercolor. This is an Open Theme exhibition so any and all subjects are acceptable. All artists who submit to this show will be accepted and have at least one of their submitted works posted and promoted on our website. A select number of artists will be selected to send their work to our gallery for our in-person exhibition at our brick and mortar gallery in Laguna Beach, California. $35 for up to 3 images. Deadline: May 9, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 949-505-0950.
International
Call for Artists
May9

Land and Sea 2021 | Online Juried Painting and Photography Competition

Camelback Gallery seeks entries for an online competition and exhibition. Cash Award + More to Best in Show. All award winners receive 3-month online exhibition, social promotion & award certificate. Jurors: Howard Hartman, CEO of Bitcoin Gallery and Artchain.Info, Kassandra Sheerin, Founder of Camelback Gallery, Marie McCallum, Artist. Open to all artists 18 years and older. All painting mediums allowed including drawing mediums, digital art and photography. Artwork may be mountains, hills, water bodies such as rivers, lakes, ponds and the sea, living elements of land cover including indigenous vegetation, human elements including different forms of land use, buildings, and structures, and transitory elements such as lighting and weather conditions, farmlands, parks, wilderness, islands. etc. Artwork may be any style including representational/abstract. $18 for two art pieces. Deadline: May 9, 2021. More info.
Regional
Call for Artists
May10

Big Four Arts Festival

Artists are invited to apply for the Big Four Arts Festival, held September 11 & 12, 2021 in Louisville, KY at Waterfront Park on the Big Four Bridge Lawn. $2,500 in awards. No buy and sell items. $25 application fee. Deadline: May 10, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 1-502-435-7602.
International
Call for Artists
May10

Bloom

The Midwest Center for Photography in Wichita, Kansas seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, June 4-26, 2021. Juror: Linda Robinson, Gallery Director. Flowers in full bloom, or the simple emergence of a blossoming plant is a renewal for the senses after the long winter. "Bloom" will celebrate photographs of plant life in all its forms during this spring season of growth. MWCP is seeking photographs captured through the exploration of nature photography, still-life genres or through approaches of people interacting with floral and plant imagery. An innate aesthetic appreciation is stimulated through the act of gazing at the fascination of flowers and plant life, and capturing this sensation through photography fulfills our universal quest for beauty. This exhibition aims to represent images from a wide spectrum of flora and fauna. Open to all photographers internationally. $40 entry fee. Deadline: May 10, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 316-269-1250.
International
Call for Artists
May10

Juried Art Competition

One of the world's fastest growing art galleries, Art Show International, invites all visual artists to submit their artworks for art competitions and solo exhibitions. $1,700 in cash prizes each month given out to 28 winning artists, over $22,000 annually. Long-term residency available. All mediums, including 2D & 3D, painting, sculpture, digital, printmaking, fiber, photography, mixed media, video, experimental and installation works. Themes are Solo, Landscape, Flower, Animal, Abstract, Figurative, Open, Portrait. 1st Prize $200, Runner-Up $150, Merit $100, Talent Prize $50 in cash awarded in each competition. Two contests/month. $1,000 cash for Artist-of-the-Year. Certificates of Recognition for all Honorable Mention and Finalist Award artists. $10 entry fee. Deadline: May 10, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 602-509-5809.
International
Call for Artists
May13

International Art Competition Nature

Art Room Gallery is proud to announce their 4th "Nature" Online Art Competition for the month of May. This is an international competition and artists from around the world are welcome to submit their work. The Nature theme may include everything that is nature related (landscapes, seascapes, skies, world of flora and fauna, etc). A variety of interpretations can be submitted (representative, abstract, conceptual). All visual art mediums are acceptable (painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, digital, prints, fiber art, collage or installation art) except sound and video art. All winning artists will receive a digital award certificate. First, second and third place will be largely displayed with an article about the artist and their work. First place will be on the poster of the show. $15 for 2 images. $15. Deadline: May 13, 2021. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
May14

Artwork Archive Art Business Accelerator Grant

Artwork Archive provides visual artists with unrestricted funds, resources, and a curriculum to help establish, grow and manage their art careers. 10 unrestricted grants of $2,500 each. A lifetime Master Account with Artwork Archive (valued at $1,000). Educational resources/expert guidance. Jurors: Josely Carvalho, Thomas Evans, David Kassan, Charly Palmer, and Joan Snyder. Who is eligible? Visual artists 21 and older who are working to better their communities and / or address community challenges directly through their work (community projects, education, mentoring, public art, etc). Open to professional visual artists worldwide with a strong artistic focus (including painting, photography, drawing, sculpture, ceramics, installation, mixed media, and site-specific works). We regret that we do not accept submissions for narrative film/video, music, performance or sound art, theatre, or dance. Artists that have demonstrated high artistic quality, innovation, and creativity with a track record of participation in the arts for at least 2 years. No fee. Deadline: May 14, 2021. More info. Contact: email
Regional
Call for Artists
May14

Summer Sculpture Showcase 2021

Studio 80 + Sculpture Grounds in Old Lyme, CT seeks entries for the annual Summer Sculpture Showcase, June 19 - October 30, 2021. Outdoor Sculpture including figurative, representational, abstract and proposals for environmental installations. No entry fee. Deadline: May 14, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 860-434-5957.
International
Call for Artists
May15

2021 Lange-Taylor Prize - Words + Images

The Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University seeks entries for the Lange-Taylor Prize. The winner receives $10,000, features in Center for Documentary Studies' digital publications, and inclusion in the Archive of Documentary Arts at Rubenstein Library, Duke University, in Durham, NC. Open to documentary artists, working alone or in teams, who are involved in extended, on-going fieldwork projects that rely on and exploit the interplay of words and images. $60 entry fee. Deadline: May 15, 2021. More info. Contact: email
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, 2021. Cash prizes will be given. Juror: Janelle Cogan. 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 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, 2021. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
May15

Femalia | Guest Curated Exhibit By Elizabeth Flinsch

Praxis Gallery | Photo Arts Center in Minneapolis, MN seeks entries for a juried exhibition, June 19 - July 3, 2021. Jurors Choice, Directors Choice, and Honorable Mentions will be selected. Juror: Elizabeth Flinsch. Praxis Gallery accepts submissions of photographic art or lens-based artwork that challenges, criticizes, redefines, and disrupts our concepts of female identity. All genres, capture types, black & white and color, traditional and non-traditional photographic and digital post-production processes are welcome. $35 for set of 5 images. $5 for each additional image. Deadline: May 15, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 612-475-1605.
National
Call for Artists
May16

Art Competition to Benefit the Marginal Way Preservation Fund

The Marginal Way Preservation Fund announces a call to artists for a juried art competition held at the Ogunquit Museum of American Art in Ogunquit, ME on June 27th, 2021. 1st Prize=$5,000, 2nd=$3,000, 3rd=$1,000 (2 awarded 3rd), Honorable Mention=$500, People's Choice=$200. Jurors: Don Demers, Kenn Backhaus, Gail Spaien, and Chris Caraviello. Artists are invited to submit in any of the following mediums: painting, photography, drawing, mixed media and print that has been inspired by A Love for the Ocean and painted within the last 3 years. $35 entry fee. Deadline: May 16, 2021. More info. Contact: jroche@marginalwayfund.org or famofram@gmail.com or call 207-641-2200.
International
Call for Artists
May16

Paperworks 2021

b.j. spoke gallery announces a call to artists. Selected works will be exhibited on the b.j. spoke gallery website. Awards will be given for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place. Juror: Sewon Kang, Archivist at The Easton Foundation, NY and former Curatorial Assistant at the Museum of Modern Art, NY. Eligibility: Artists who use paper as their primary medium, as a substrate, or as the subject of a video. Works made on paper, of paper, or about paper: cut paper, folded paper, woven paper, glued paper, drawings, paintings, pastels, printmaking, photographs, paper sculpture, 3D, bound books, collage, mixed media, video, and installation. $35 for up to 6 images and 2 videos. Deadline: May 16, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call (631) 549-5106.
Regional
Call for Artists
May17

Community Mural

Arts Quincy & Action Brown County announce a call to artists for a community rural, east of the Veterans War Memorial which is located at the corner of South Capitol Ave. and East Main St. in the heart of the business district in Mt. Sterling, IL. Project budget not to exceed $15,000. The mural would be painted on the west façade of a chiropractor's office. The area measures approximately 120' long by 20' tall (representing 2,400 square feet of paintable space.) It is a huge neighborhood canvas for the installation of public art. The committee is looking for a vibrant, community scene that enhances the downtown. No entry fee. Deadline: May 17, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 217-222-3432.
International
Call for Artists
May17

Call for Art - Intrinsic Nature

The Curator's Salon invites artists aged 18 years and over from around the world to submit to this open call for an online exhibition titled Intrinsic Nature, June 21 - July 18, 2021. What is our intrinsic nature? For some, it is spiritual and informs the expression of their artwork. For others, it is the creativity itself -- they feel most themselves when artmaking. Other artists have found that during these unprecedented times, intrinsic nature to be in communion with the natural world or fellow humans after a period of isolation. The broad theme, Intrinsic Nature is open to the artist's interpretation. Apply in any medium: painting, digital, printmaking, fiber, photography, mixed media. £20 for up to 4 images. Deadline: May 17, 2021. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
May18

Grants for Artists

The Hopper Prize is now accepting entries for our Spring 2021 artist grants. We are offering artist grants in the amount of $3,500 (2 available) and $1,000 (4 available). In total, 6 artists will receive unrestricted cash grants. This is an international open call. All media is eligible. Grant submissions will be juried by Selby Nimrod, Assistant Curator, MIT List Visual Arts Center and María Elena Ortiz, Curator, Pérez Art Museum Miami. Our open call provides you with a direct path to get your work in front of these forward thinking exhibition makers. In addition to grants, 30 artists will be selected for a shortlist. Additional exposure is available via our online Journal as well as our Instagram feed. $40 for 10 images. Deadline: May 18, 2021. More info.
International
Call for Artists
May20

Apply today to join us at the 52nd Glen Ellyn Festival of the Arts!

The Alliance of Downtown Glen Ellyn seeks artists for a juried art festival, August 28-29, 2021 at Lake Ellyn in Glen Ellyn, IL. $1,600 in awards. Manufactured or components containing manufactured pieces are not permitted to exhibit. Artist's exhibited work must be consistent with images submitted for jury process. Artist who is named on the application must be onsite during show hours both days of the festival. $25 application fee, $225 Booth fee. Deadline: May 20, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 773.255.4087.
International
Call for Artists
May21

The Art of Music and Dance

The Sacramento Fine Arts Center in Carmichael, CA announces a call to artists for The Art of Music and Dance, June 29 - August 1, 2021. Cash awards. Juror: TBA. Last year, Sacramento Fine Arts Center launched a new "Art of" series. This year's art of theme is music and dance. Open to all 2D and 3D mediums with a performance theme. The subject matter can include anything that exemplifies music and/or dance. All media is encouraged. Entry Fee (non-refundable): Members $15 each or 3 for $40, Non-Members: $20 each or 3 for $50. Deadline: May 21, 2021. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 916-971-3713.
International
Call for Artists
May23

CAFA 110th Annual Juried Exhibition

Connecticut Academy of Fine Arts announces a call to artists for an online juried art exhibition, June 26 - August 14, 2021. $4,000 in total. Best of Show: $1,000 and 5 month virtual solo show in 2022. Jurors: Dora Atwater Millikin + Dominic Molon. Open to all artists within North America. All work must be current and original. Work must not have been previously shown with CAFA. All fine arts media accepted: painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, graphics, fiber, ceramics, printmaking, mixed media, video installations. No prints from original work. No furniture. Will accept all pieces that could reasonably be displayed within a gallery (i.e. no murals, outdoor sculpture, architecture, etc). Members: $25 for up to 3 entries. Non-members: $30 for 1 entry, $35 for 2 entries. Deadline: May 23, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 860-415-6177.
Statewide
Call for Artists
May24

Artspace111: 8th Annual Texas Juried Exhibition

Artspace111 in Fort Worth, Texas seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, July 10 - August 28, 2021. $5000+ in awards and Future Exhibition Opportunity. Juror: Caleb Bell, Curator at the Tyler Museum of Art. Open to artists 18 years and older residing in the state of Texas. Contemporary original 2D and 3D work in any media including painting, prints, drawings, photography and digital images. All work must be original (no reproductions), produced within the last two years and not previously shown at Artspace111. $35 entry fee, $5 media fee. Deadline: May 24, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call (817) 692-3228.
Statewide
Call for Artists
May28

Slice: A Juried Exhibit of Regional Art

Pence Gallery in Davis, CA seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, July 6 - August 15, 2021. 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prizes will be awarded based on the Juror's choice and are $400, $300, and $200. Juror: Faith J. McKinnie. This is an 'open theme' juried exhibit, which showcases art that is conceptually thoughtful, technically skilled, and representative of contemporary trends in California art. Work may be in any medium except for video or sound, but must not exceed 36" wide for 2D work. There are no size restrictions for three-dimensional work. $30 for Pence members; $35 for non-Pence members. Deadline: 9 PM PST on May 28, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 530-758-3370.
International
Call for Artists
May30

Anthropocene Epiphany: Art and Climate Change

The Orange County Center for Contemporary Art in Santa Ana, CA seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, July 3 to August 21, 2021. Juror: Erika Hirugami, Executive Director of the Art Historians of Southern California, and the CEO of CuratorLove. The Anthropocene is a new geologic era marked by the impact of human activity on the Earth. The term is gaining currency among curators and critics as artists confront the global climate crisis. In the Anthropocene Epiphany, highly accomplished creatives point the way toward a sustainable future. All media will be considered: painting, drawing, collage, photography, sculpture, video, installations, craft, fashion, architecture, functional objects, and art made from recycled materials. $45 for 3 entries. Deadline: May 30, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 714-667-1517.
International
Call for Artists
May30

2021 Sugar Creek Arts Festival

The McLean County Arts Center seeks artists for the 2021 Sugar Creek Arts Festival, October 9th & 10th in beautiful Uptown Normal, IL. $1,500 in awards: First and Second Place Fine Art, First and Second Place Fine Craft, and the D. Bill Memorial Award for Best use of recycled material. Categories: Ceramics, Fiber, Glass, Graphics, Jewelry, Photography, Painting, Sculpture, Wood, Other. All fine art and fine craft will be accepted for jury. The artwork presented must be original and created by the exhibiting artist. All artwork must be for sale. No more than 50% of a booth may be composed of giclee prints or other items of this type. Castings from commercial molds, kit items, buy/sell items, unlimited series and/or mass editions will not be permitted. The MCAC reserves the right to exclude any work it deems unsuitable for display, or which was misrepresented in the application. Artists exhibiting Buy/Sell Items will be removed from the festival without a refund. $25 application fee. Deadline: May 30, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 1-309-829-0011.
International
Call for Artists
May31

29th Colored Pencil Society of America International Exhibition

The Colored Pencil Society of America announces a call to artists for an online juried exhibition, opening July 15. $5000 Best of Show and CIPPY Award, and up to $12000 in other awards. Juror: Julie Aronson, PhD. This is an annual juried gallery exhibition exclusively for works done in colored pencil, open to living artists 18 years or older, worldwide. Work must be 100% colored pencil on a manufacturer-prepared surface (scratchboard not allowed), completed in 2018 or later, and must be solely the original concept and design of the submitting artist. See full prospectus for details. $25 for CPSA members, $35 for non-members. Deadline: May 31, 2021. More info (PDF). Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
May31

The Second Half - 50 & Older

Las Laguna Art Gallery in Laguna Beach, CA seeks entries for an upcoming art exhibition, July 1-31, 2021. "The viewpoints and experiences that come with age are invaluable lessons to us all on how to live life - and live it well." Open to any and all artists 50 years old or older, professional and amateur. 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. All artists will have at least one of their submitted works posted and promoted on our website. A select number of artists will send their work to our gallery for our in-person exhibition. $35 for up to 3 images. Deadline: May 31, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 949-505-0950.
International
Call for Artists
May31

PleinAir Salon Art Competition

The PleinAir Salon $33,000 Art Competition is a monthly online competition consisting of 18 categories. We award $33,000 each year for this competition. The Annual Grand Prize winner receives a check for $15,000 and is featured on the cover of PleinAir Magazine. We award an additional $6,500 to the annual winners and we award $1,100 monthly to the top three winners of each competition. Each of the 21 monthly winners will be automatically entered into the Annual Competition with awards presented live at the Plein Air Convention & Expo. Because this competition is created by PleinAir magazine, which features not only plein air paintings, but also studio paintings, all types of paintings are eligible and do not need to have been completed in plein air, but should originate from a plein air study or plein air experience. $38 for the first image / $16 for additional images. Deadline: May 31, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 561-655-8778.
National
Call for Artists
Jun1

2021 Summerlin Festival of Arts

Artists are invited to apply for the Summerlin Festival of Arts, held October 9 & 10, 2021 at The Lawn at Downtown Summerlin in Las Vegas, NV. Original artwork or fine craft are eligible. $25 jury fee. Deadline: June 1, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 702-234-5307.
National
Call for Artists
Jun1

Pharmacopeia

The Chateau Gallery in Louisville, Kentucky announces a call to artists for an upcoming art exhibition, June 18 - July 16, 2021. Photography, Digital Art, Graphics and Printmaking, Mixed Media, Watercolor Painting, Acrylic Painting, Oil Painting, Pastels, Drawing. $25 entry fee. Deadline: June 1, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 502-414-3406.
Statewide
Call for Artists
Jun4

Images 2021 Juried Exhibition

Artists are invited to submit entries for an online juried art exhibition, July 1-31, 2021. $1,800 in prizes. Best of Show and four Merit Awards. Awards for Best Drawing, Best Pastel, Best Photograph, and Best Student Submission as well. Juror: Betsey Batchelor, Head of Drawing and Painting Arcadia University. Open to artists whose primary residence is in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Eligible media: drawings, paintings, mixed media, photography, hand-pulled prints, watercolors, fiber, paper, and digital art. Must be original work produced within the last 3 years. $35 for up to 3 entries. Deadline: June 4, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 814-237-3682.
International
Call for Artists
Jun10

Innovate Grants for Artists + Photographers

Innovate Grant awards (2) $550.00 grants each quarter, to one Visual Artist and one Photographer. Visual Artists and Photographers 18 years and older, from all around the world, are eligible to apply. All media and genres are accepted. All applicants retain the right to the work they submit. $25 application fee. Deadline: June 10, 2021. More info.
National
Call for Artists
Jun15

24th Bethesda Row Arts Festival

Join us this October 9-10 for one of the region's most exciting and esteemed outdoor festivals. Overnight, Bethesda Row's Arts and Entertainment District in Bethesda, MD is transformed into an outdoor art gallery, featuring more than 200 juried fine arts and crafts from artists around the nation. Cash awards totaling $5,300. "Art Fair Sourcebook" and "Sunshine Artists" have recognized the event as one the most important in the country, and over 35,000 attendees agree! $50 application fee. Deadline: June 15, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 301-637-5684.
International
Call for Artists
Jun15

3rd Annual "5 Dollars, 5 Entries, 5 Winners" Art Competition

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces an art call for the gallery's 3rd Annual "5 Dollars, 5 Entries, 5 Winners" Summer Special Online art Competition. Artists can enter up to 5 entries, for $5.00 and the gallery will choose 5 overall winning artists from those who entered. This "Open" (No Theme) online art competition will be held July 5th through September 5th. We encourage artists regardless of where they reside and regardless of their experience or education in the art field to send their best representational or abstract art. Deadline: June 15, 2021. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Jun16

Print Issue nº03 - Open Call - VAST Art Magazine

VAST Art Magazine is excited to announce the international open call for print Issue Nº03. See your work in print and published along side new, emerging, and established practices from around the world. Thirty (30) artists will be selected and profiled in full color print spread showcasing their work, artist biography, and artist statement. Featured artists will receive a complimentary print issue along with an online feature and digital download for their archives. All genres accepted. $35 entry fee. Deadline: June 16, 2021. More info.
International
Call for Artists
Jun18

Animal House

The Sacramento Fine Arts Center in Carmichael, CA announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, August 8-28, 2021. Cash and Merchandise will be awarded. Juror: Gemma Gylling. This is our annual animal themed art exhibit. All entries must have animal subject matter. Open to all ages and media. Non-refundable entry fee. Members $15 per work or 3 for $40, Non-Members: $20 per work or 3 for $50. Deadline: June 18, 2021. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 916-971-3713.
National
Call for Artists
Jun28

Magic of the Ordinary

The Pop Art Movement challenged traditional fine art values and brought art based on popular culture and everyday items into the mainstream. Gallery Underground in Arlington, Virginia announces a national all-media call to artists for a juried art exhibition seeking interpretation of the theme "Magic of the Ordinary." $500 in cash prizes awarded. Juror: Lois Ward Wolford. It is typical of the ordinary and everyday to be overlooked, as it can be seen as commonplace or dull. However, magic can be found in the ordinary when it is interpreted as art. Artists are invited to look beyond and turn the ordinary into extraordinary. $35 for up to two works. Deadline: June 28, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 571-483-0652.
International
Call for Artists
Jun30

53rd Watercolor West International Juried Exhibition

Watercolor West announces a call to artists for an online juried art exhibition, October 2 - December 14, 2021. Approximately $15,000 in Cash and Merchandise Awards. Juror: Thomas Schaller. Open to all living artists. Must be transparent watercolor on rag paper. No Yupo or similar paper, no canvas or canvas paper. $50 for Members and $60 for Non-members. Deadline: June 30, 2021. More info.
International
Call for Artists
Jul2

Allied Artists of America, Inc. 108th Annual Exhibition

Allied Artists of America announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, September 2-19, 2021 at the Salmagundi Club in New York, NY. Over $30,000 in cash awards will be given. Juror of Awards: John Simko, Director, Nutley Historical Museum, Nutley, NJ. Open to all artists 18 years and older. Original artwork in oil, watercolor, pastel, acrylic, graphic, mixed media and sculpture are accepted. (International entries accepted if delivered by our shipper Safe Art SAT.) 2-dimensional work - 48 inches maximum width or height including frame. All work must be framed, wired and ready to hang. Sculpture in the round - 48 x 24 x 24 inches maximum dimensions excluding base; maximum weight 150lbs. Reliefs - 36 x 36 x 6 inches deep, maximum dimensions; maximum weight 30 lbs. $55 entry fee. Deadline: July 2, 2021. More info (PDF). Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Jul11

Textures, Forms, Patterns or Shapes

Las Laguna Art Gallery in Laguna Beach, CA seeks entries for an upcoming art exhibition, August 5-28, 2021. This exhibition is open theme and all artists are encouraged to apply. Submissions can be representational or abstract using any textures, patterns, shapes of forms. Acceptable mediums: Acrylic, Airbrush, Charcoal, Collage, Color Pencil, Computer Art, Digital Art, Digital Photography, Drawings, Encaustic, Fiber Arts, Glass Art, Graphite, Illustration, Mixed Media, New Media, Oil, Pastel, Pen and Ink, Photo Assemblage, Printmaking, Sculpture, Traditional Photography, Video, Watercolor. All artists will have at least one of their submitted works posted and promoted on our website. A select number of artists will send their work to our gallery for our in-person exhibition. $35 for up to 3 images. Deadline: July 11, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 949-505-0950.
International
Call for Artists
Jul11

Textures, Patterns, Shapes or Forms

Las Laguna Art Gallery in Laguna Beach, CA announces a call to artists for an open theme art exhibition, August 5-28, 2021. All local, national, and international artists are encouraged to apply. Submissions can be representational or abstract using any textures, patterns, shapes of forms. Acceptable mediums: Acrylic, Airbrush, Charcoal, Collage, Color Pencil, Computer Art, Digital Art, Digital Photography, Drawings, Encaustic, Fiber Arts, Glass Art, Graphite, Illustration, Mixed Media, New Media, Oil, Pastel, Pen and Ink, Photo Assemblage, Printmaking, Sculpture, Traditional Photography, Video, Watercolor. All artists who submit to this show will be accepted and have at least one of their submitted works posted and promoted on our website. A select number of artists will be selected to send their work to our gallery for our in-person exhibition. $35 for up to 3 images. Deadline: July 11, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 949-505-0950.
National
Call for Artists
Jul15

Fantasy

Fe Gallery in Sacramento announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, September 11 - October 22, 2021. Awards: 1st $350, 2nd $100, 3rd $50. All physical mediums are acceptable (i.e., digital work must be printed and be the original number print). Dimension limits: 2d: 24" x 36" including frame max. No min. 3d: 5'x5'x5' max., 8"x8"x8" min. $30 for first three, $5 for each additonal entry - Limit 6 entries. Deadline: July 15, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 916-456-4455.
National
Call for Artists
Jul31

Art at Algonquin Commons - Wonderous Windows

Algonquin Commons announces a call to artists for this juried art exhibition. $500 cash awards for up to 6 artists. All winning artists will receive an award certificate, the top 6 submissions will be largely displayed with an article about the artist and their work. Winning artworks will be scale reproduced by the mall on open window spaces at Algonquin Commons in Algonquin, IL. All accepted works will be displayed with the artist name, title of work, and a link back to their website, or email address if they do not have a website. Artists will receive extensive online publicity and promotion on our website, plus an opening reception with press coverage. Open to all artists 18 years and older. All painting mediums allowed including drawing mediums, digital painting and photography. (Physical artwork must be digitized to follow the website specified standards.) No video, sculpture or sound art. Artworks containing pornographic, hate, political, discrimination or satanic content will not be taken into consideration. Artists may submit up to 3 original artworks created by the submitting artist. No entry fee. Deadline: July 31, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 847-931-1511.
International
Call for Artists
Jul31

2021 American Art Awards Juried by America's 25 Best Galleries & Museums

Artists are invited to submit entries to the 2021 American Art Awards. $5,000 in prizes. Juried by 25 Best Galleries & Museums. 50 Categories for any artist to enter: Oil, acrylic, watercolor, charcoal, pastel, photography, digital, sculpture. Realism, impressionism, naïve, abstract, expressionism, human figure, animal, landscape, fantasy, surrealism, pop, portrait, self-portrait, political, erotic, cubism, floral, humor, spiritual... $25 entry fee. Deadline: July 31, 2021. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Aug5

The Grand Exhibition. An Open Art Competition: Embodying Masonic Values

The Masonic Library & Museum of Pennsylvania announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, October 5-30, 2021 at The Masonic Temple, in Philadelphia, PA. $200 prize per winner, per category; $500 Grand Master's Prize; $1,000 Best in Show Prize. Jurors: Brother Travis Simpkins, Artist; Moe A. Brooker, Painter; Elaine Erne, Artist/Teacher. Eligible media: Oil, Three-Dimensional, Drawing and Printmaking, Water-Based Medium, Digital Imagery. $25 first entry. $10 per entry for second and third entries. Three entries max. Deadline: August 5th, midnight E.D.T.. More info. Contact: email.
National
Call for Artists
Aug8

National Call for Artists

Artists are invited to apply to the Fall Festival of the Arts DeLand, held November 20 & 21, 2021 in Downtown DeLand, Florida. $50,000+ in awards. This is a juried fine art show. $40 application fee. Deadline: August 8, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 386-734-4371.
International
Call for Artists
Aug8

Call for Art: Icons

Las Laguna Art Gallery in Laguna Beach, CA seeks entries for an upcoming art exhibition, September 2-30, 2021. For this exhibition Las Laguna Art Gallery is asking artists to explore the notion of cultural and pop icons. Acceptable mediums: Acrylic, Airbrush, Charcoal, Collage, Color Pencil, Computer Art, Digital Art, Digital Photography, Drawings, Encaustic, Fiber Arts, Glass Art, Graphite, Illustration, Mixed Media, New Media, Oil, Pastel, Pen and Ink, Photo Assemblage, Printmaking, Sculpture, Traditional Photography, Video, Watercolor. All artists will have at least one of their submitted works posted and promoted on our website. A select number of artists will send their work to our gallery for our in-person exhibition. $35 for up to 3 images. Deadline: August 8, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 949-505-0950.
National
Call for Artists
Sep13

Vices National Juried Exhibition

Arc Gallery in San Francisco, CA seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, November 20 - December 18, 2021. 3 Juror's Choice Awards - $250, certificate & ribbon, copy of catalog. Juror: Philip Bewley. Seeking works that depict vices in all their wicked glory. It can be your own secret vice or something you've observed. Examples include drinking alcohol, smoking, gambling, prostitution, promiscuity, shoplifting, taking drugs for pleasure, over-indulgence in rich foods, driving over the speed limit, receiving kickbacks or bribes, failing to recycle, blackmailing, or cheating. We await your interpretations from humorous to moralistic to sleazy. Media: Sculpture, painting, drawing, photo, printmaking, ceramics, assemblage, collage, mixed media, fiber art, glass art, artist book. Eligibility: Artists residing in the United States. $35 for 3 works. Deadline: September 13, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 415-518-6485.

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