National
Call for Artists
Apr1

2020 Adirondack Plein Air Festival - Call for Artists

Saranac Lake ArtWorks invites artists to apply for the Adirondack Plein Air Festival, a week-long (August 17-22) plein air festival in the Adirondack Mountains of northern New York. $5000+ in awards. Richard Lindenberg, Awards Juror. If interested in participating, please use the link or go to OnlineJuriedShows.com. You will need to submit 3 examples of plein air work. 50 Artists will be selected for participation. Full information is also available on our website. Registration will close on April 1 and notifications go out before the end of the month. $40 application fee. Deadline: April 1, 2020. More info. Contact: email or call 518-832-0081.
National
Call for Artists
Apr1

58th Wickford Art Festival

Artists are invited to apply for the 58th Wickford Art Festival, held July 11 & 12, 2020 at Wickford Village in Wickford, RI. All work must be the original work of the exhibiting artist. Eligible media: Non-functional, fine art only, including painting (oil, watercolor, pastel, encaustic, gouache, acrylic, etc), sculpture (wood, metal, clay, glass, mixed-media), drawing (pen & ink, charcoal, pencil), hand pulled prints, mixed-media, photography. Photographers must produce archival quality images with archival ink and archival paper and the majority of work must be signed and numbered (under 200). Numbered and signed reproductions (under 200) allowed in one browse bin or box only. $260 for Wickford Art Association Members, $310 for Non-Members. Deadline: April 1, 2020. More info. Contact: email or call 401-294-6840.
Regional
Call for Artists
Apr2

Maritime Garage Gallery Call for Art for "DeFACEment" Exhibit

The Norwalk Parking Authority seeks entries for an upcoming exhibit, April 30 - July 10, 2020 at the Maritime Garage Gallery in Norwalk, CT. The Gallery is looking for expressive personality and portraiture art that depicts unique perspectives through the artists' eyes. Artists are asked to search beyond the ordinary to develop compelling visuals that evoke thought, passion, as well as hardship, conflict, and spiritual freedom. Artists are urged to look beyond the simple to include both animate to inanimate forms. Clever uses of medium, with the exception of pedestal sculpture, are welcome. $35 entry fee. Deadline: April 2, 2020. More info. Contact: email or call 203-831-9063.
International
Call for Artists
Apr3

Katonah Museum of Art International Juried Biennial

The Katonah Museum of Art in Katonah, NY invites submissions for Cladogram: KMA International Juried Biennial, June 28 to October 4, 2020. The exhibition, juried by Yasmeen Siddiqui, will bring together visual artists, sound artists, book artists, craft-based artists, poets and authors who are interested in the idea and form of the archive. The goal is to present a broad range of contemporary work that addresses the ways historical objects and ideas are organized, categorized, and displayed. In the process of organizing this exhibition, the KMA hopes to build networks of artists around the world. $35 per work submitted; Maximum 6 entries. Deadline: April 3, 2020. More info. Contact: email or call +1 (914) 767-2987.
National
Call for Artists
Apr3

2021 Dalton Gallery Exhibitions

The Arts Council of York County is now accepting proposals for 2021 gallery exhibitions in the Dalton Gallery at the Center for the Arts in Rock Hill, SC. The Arts Council is a non-profit organization committed to creating and supporting a thriving arts community in York County, South Carolina. The Dalton Gallery, a professional gallery appropriated for the exhibition of experienced artists and community projects, is an 1,800-square-foot space, illuminated by adjustable track lighting. Each year the Arts Council presents six to eight exhibits. Artists wishing to be considered as a solo or group exhibition, must submit proposals to Mike Gentry, Gallery Manager, by 5 PM on Friday, April 3, 2020. $20 entry fee. Deadline: April 3, 2020. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 803-328-2787.
National
Call for Artists
Apr3

Call for Artists

Rene Soto Gallery in Norwalk, CT announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, April 23 - May 30, 2020. Best In Show, 2nd, 3rd place and 3 honorable mention awards. Juror: David Green. Open to artists living in the United States. Original art in any two-dimensional or three-dimensional media no larger than 14 inches by 16 inches including frame, created in the last 2 years and not exhibited previously at Rene Soto Gallery, including: painting, fiber art, mixed-media, photography, drawing, printmaking, pastels, and 3D bas-relief artwork created to be hung on a wall is eligible. Sculpture is accepted only if the artist supplies their own stand or the work is free standing. $35 for 3 entries; $5 each for additional entries up to 6. Deadline: April 3, 2020. More info. Contact: email or call 914-261-0118.
Regional
Call for Artists
Apr5

Call for Visual Artists

Conception Arts is currently accepting artists for our one day event at Candibar in Boston Wednesday, April 15th. Join us for a fun night of networking, displaying and selling your work. We feature painters, sculptors, photographers, mixed media artists as well as specialty wood, glass and metal artisans. To submit your work/be contacted to have your questions answered personally please go to our website and choose "submit work". Our staff will be in touch within 24-48 hrs. See examples of participating artists and events on www.conceptionarts.com, facebook, and instagram @conceptionartshow. Conception Exhibits are now taking place across the US, and have been featured in the Dallas Patron Magazine, Wall St Journal and ABC news. No entry fee. Deadline: April 5, 2020. More info. Contact: email
Regional
Call for Artists
Apr7

Art at the Esplanade - Mountain Lakes, NJ Art Show

The 3rd Annual Art at the Esplanade, a juried outdoor fine arts & crafts show, will be held on Sunday, June 7th, 2020 in Mountain Lakes, NJ. Elm Road's wide Esplanade, located across from Mountain Lakes' two restaurants and surrounded by trees, is the perfect setting to welcome exhibitors and the crowds to meet them. Art at the Esplanade is seeking artists for our all-media event. Details about the event and submission requirements can be found on our website. All artists, professional and amateur, are encouraged to submit their artwork. No application fee. Deadline: April 7, 2020. More info. Contact: email or call 973-462-6033.
National
Call for Artists
Apr7

90th Annual Juried Open Exhibition

The National Art League in Douglaston, NY announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, May 10 - June 6, 2020. Over $2,000 in Awards - First Place $500. Juror: James LaMantia, Owner and Gallery Director at the LaMantia Gallery in NY. This call for submission is open to all artists 18 years of age or older, working in all traditional and non-traditional 2D and 3D media, including sculpture. All artwork must be original in concept, design and execution. Photography, film, video, computer art, reproductions (such as giclee, prints) are not acceptable unless used as part of a mixed media artwork or collage. Installation art or performance art are not accepted. No crafts (such as jewelry) or kit work. Artwork must not exceed 48 inches in any dimension including frame. Sculpture must not exceed 30 inches in any dimension. $25 one entry, $10 second entry. Fees are non refundable. Deadline: April 7, 2020. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 917-678-3068.
National
Call for Artists
Apr7

Prince Street Gallery, 12th Annual Juried Exhibition

Prince Street Gallery in New York, NY announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, July 7-25, 2020. Juror: Susan Lichtman. Seeking 2-Dimensional art from artists living in the USA. $40 for 1-3 works. $5 for each additional piece. The maximum is 6 works for $55. Deadline: April 7, 2020. More info. Contact: 646-230-0246.
National
Call for Artists
Apr12

Call for Entries: For Pastels Only on Cape Cod 2020

The Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, June 17 to July 12, 2020 at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod in South Yarmouth, Massachusetts. Over $6,000 in cash and merchandise. Juror of Selection: Teri Greenberg; Juror of Awards: Tara Will. Submission of entries is open to all pastelists. Paintings must be entirely the work of the submitting artist. Paintings done under supervision are not eligible. The painting must be at least 80% soft pastels (no oil pastels), created within the last three years, not been previously shown in any PPSCC exhibition or at the Cultural Center of Cape Cod, not larger than 48" framed in any direction, with clean mats and no saw-toothed hangers. $35 for first 3 entries for PPSCC members and $45 for non-members. Deadline: April 12, 2020. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 303-588-5272.
National
Call for Artists
Apr14

On the Surface: A National Juried Exhibition

Attleboro Arts Museum in Attleboro, MA announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, June 18 - July 16, 2020. Six prizes of $100 each will be awarded. Juror: Neal Walsh, Gallery Director at AS220 in Providence. Visual art, open to all mediums, sizes and interpretations of On the Surface. Up to two pieces, $18 for members & $25 for non-members. Deadline: April 14, 2020. More info. Contact: email or call 508-222-2644.
National
Call for Artists
Apr19

Saucon Creek Arts Festival

The Pennsylvania Council on the Arts announces a call to artists for the Saucon Creek Arts Festival, held June 6, 2020 at Heller Homestead Park in Bethlehem, PA. Ribbons and Cash Awards ($750). All works must be original and created by the artist. Objects made from commercial kits or commercially available plans are not acceptable. The majority of the exhibited works must be original and not commercially reproduced prints. Work must be appropriate for families attending the festival. $25 Jury Fee, $115 Booth Fee, $10 discount if Insurance Certificate is received. Deadline: April 19, 2020. More info. Contact: email or call 610-217-6002.
National
Call for Artists
Apr20

Bowery Gallery 29th Annual Juried Competition

Bowery Gallery in New York City, NY announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, July 28 - August 15, 2020. Juror: Janice Nowinski. Open to all 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. $35 for 3 images; $6 for each additional image, up to 6 max. Deadline: April 20, 2020 (midnight). More info. Contact: email or call 646-230-6655.
National
Call for Artists
Apr24

Doylestown Arts Festival

Discover Doylestown announces a call to artists for the Doylestown Arts Festival, held September 12-13, 2020 in Historic Doylestown, PA. This 2-day street festival features a wide range of independent artists. Fine art, painting, watercolor, pottery, sculpture, photography, wood craft, metal craft, recycled arts, interactive arts, jewelry, mixed media and more are welcomed. $32.50 Jury Fee. Deadline: April 24, 2020. More info. Contact: email
National
Call for Artists
Apr25

Contemporary Realism

The Smithtown Township Arts Council announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, July 11 - August 8, 2020 at Mills Pond Gallery in St. James, NY. $2,400 in awards. Juror: Max Ginsburg. Only Oil paintings will be considered in this call for submissions. The subject matter is open and can range from portrait, landscapes, still life, etc. Paintings should be representational, ranging from impressionistic in style to highly rendered paintings. $45 for three entries. Deadline: April 25, 2020. More info. Contact: email or call 631-862-6575.
International
Call for Artists
Apr25

20/20 Vision: a juried exhibition themed around your vision for the future

Arthaus Projects, a community oriented non-profit art space located in downtown Williamsport, PA is excited to announce their fifth annual juried exhibition "20/20 Vision," themed around your vision for the future, anything related to view point, eye sight, or visibility. The exhibit runs June 5-27, 2020. First Prize: $250 and a chance to show at Arthaus Projects in 2021; Second Prize: $150; Third Prize: $75. Artists are asked to create an original piece of artwork that encompasses the theme visually. We want to challenge you and really encourage out of the box thinking. Originality will score highly with the jurors. Open to two-dimensional, three-dimensional, and digital artists working in any medium except performance art. No age restriction (under 18 year old applicants will need a parent or guardian's consent and signature on the back of the entry form to apply). Work may not exceed the size of 35" wide x 82" high unless it can be broken down and re-assembled. $10 for 1 piece, $25 for 3. Deadline: April 25, 2020. More info. Contact: email or call 570-435-7080.
International
Call for Artists
Apr30

Global Meltdown

SlowArt Productions announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, June 17 - July 11, 2020 at Limner Gallery in Hudson, NY. Juror: Limner Gallery Director. Open to all media, must conform to the theme. $35 entry fee. Deadline: April 30, 2020. More info. Contact: email or call 518-567-7858.
National
Call for Artists
Apr30

Harford Plein Air Painting Festival

The Maryland Center for the Arts announces a call to artists for the Harford Plein Air Painting Festival. Awards Judge: Cynthia Rosen. Entry Juror: Ray Hassard. Artists will paint at several locations throughout Harford County, waterfront, nature parks, historic churches/towns, farms, and more. The Collectors' Preview, Awards Ceremony, and Public Gallery Sale will be held at Bel Air Armory (Bel Air, MD), Sept 18-19. Quick Draw Competition on Sept 19. Eligible media: Plein air painting in acrylic, oil, watercolor, or pastel. $35 entry fee. Deadline: April 30, 2020. More info. Contact: email or call 443-567-5216.
Regional
Call for Artists
May1

Habitat - Juried Fine Art Exhibition Explores the Meaning of Habitat

6 Bridges Gallery in Maynard, MA welcomes submissions for a juried art exhibition to be held July 7 - August 15, 2020. 6 Bridges Gallery Award, Peoples' Choice Award. All media accepted except video. 2D art must be wired and ready to hang (no sawtooth hangers). Small pedestals will be provided for 3D pieces. Artists must provide any other special equipment to display work. Maximum size is 40" in any direction. Work must be recent (within 5 years). All work must be for sale; gallery retains 40% commission on work that is sold. $15 for one image, $25 for two images, $35 for three images. Deadline: May 1, 2020. More info. Contact: email or call 978-897-3825.
Regional
Call for Artists
May3

Gender X : Northeast Regional Art Show

Labyrinth Arts Collective, Inc. and Pride Center of Staten Island, are proud to announce their curatorial collaboration for Gender X: Searching into Social Conventions along with Exhibition Chairs Elaine Mendez and Fritz Weiss, July 11 - August 1, 2020. $1000 in awards. Juror: Gena Mimoza. Artists from the Northeast (NY, NJ, PA, CT, MA, RI, ME, VT, NH, DE, and MD) are invited to submit their work. The show is an artistic exploration of the meaning of gender encompassing all the possibilities, new ways of interpreting social norms, the freedom of choice and societal reactions. This juried show looks to explore the idea of gender roles, feminine and masculine archetypes and our preconceived social norms: Where did they come from? Why were they enforced? How did they affect our society? We respect all forms of artistic vision and perspectives. Accepted media: Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor, Sculpture, Photography, Pastel, Drawing, Print, Mixed Media, plus Textile and Video when part of an installation. $45 entry fee. Deadline: May 3, 2020. More info. Contact: email or call 954 328-5949.
Statewide
Call for Artists
May8

Images 2020 Juried Fine Art Exhibition

The Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, July 1-31, 2020 at Schlow Centre Region Library in State College, PA. $1,900 in awards. Juror: Emily Burns. Images 2020 is a juried exhibition of drawings, paintings, mixed media, photography, hand-pulled prints, watercolors, fiber, paper, and digital art created within the last three years. The exhibition is open to artists whose primary residence is in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Artists of all ages are welcome, and we especially encourage enrolled students from ages 16 through 26 to apply. $35/up to three entries. Deadline: May 8, 2020. More info. Contact: email or call 814-237-3682.
National
Call for Artists
May8

Bloom & Grow: Brilliant Botanicals

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center in Solomons, MD announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition. Cash awards to be presented. Juror: TBA (typically chosen from the Smithsonian Institution). Bloom & Grow is a lush, colorful, and wide-ranging celebration of floral and botanical art. From biblical depictions of the Garden of Eden, to the plein air art of the Impressionists, to the bold stylized motifs in pop culture, depictions of flowers are plentiful throughout art history and visual culture. Bloom & Grow seeks works that continue these traditions, as well as works that push beyond to explore the symbolic, the emotional, the environmental, and the personal connections we have with flowers, plants, and all things that grow outdoors. Outdoor installations and multi-sensory works are encouraged. All media welcome; small to large-scale works; indoor and outdoor works. $10 entry fee. Deadline: May 8, 2020. More info. Contact: email or call 410-326-4640.
National
Call for Artists
May15

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 28, 2020. 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. One entry for each $35 entry fee. Deadline: May 15, 2020. More info. Contact: jroche@marginalwayfund.org or famofram@gmail.com or call 207-641-2200.
National
Call for Artists
May15

Artsfest '20 Fine Arts Festival

Join us for our 27th Anniversary! $1500 in festival awards. Artsfest is an annual juried arts festival (Sept 19 & 20, 2020) held at beautiful Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, in Solomons, Maryland, where the Patuxent River meets the Chesapeake Bay. Solomons is about an hour drive from the Baltimore-Washington metro area. Recognized as one of the top outdoor arts festivals in the Mid-Atlantic region, Artsfest brings together some of the country's most accomplished artists for a weekend of terrific shopping, great music, and delicious food and drink. Artsfest features 170 visual artist booths (indoor and outdoor booths), along with more than 25 bands and entertainment acts performing on three stages, as well as family activities and programs under the Discovery Tent and in the Zany Zone. $25 application fee. Deadline: May 15 -or- until full. More info. Contact: email or call 410-326-4640.
International
Call for Artists
May15

Call for Submissions- Sloan Performing Arts Center

The University of Rochester is requesting proposals for a site-specific original work of art to be installed within the newly constructed Sloan Performing Arts Center in Rochester, NY. A maximum of $30,000 will be awarded. Proposals must include one pdf and up to five proposal images (See website for guidelines). Applications must be submitted in the recommended format so they may be evaluated in an objective manner by the selection committee. Entries that do not meet submission requirements will not be considered. No application fee. Deadline: May 15, 2020. More info. Contact: email
National
Call for Artists
May31

23rd Bethesda Row Arts Festival

Join us this October 10-11 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: May 31, 2020. More info. Contact: email or call 301-637-5684.
National
Call for Artists
Jun15

3rd Annual Plein Air Art Event in Sloatsburg, NY

Artists are invited to apply for the 3rd Annual Plein Air Art Event, held August 16, 2020 and September 13, 2020 in Sloatsburg, NY. Cash Award (TBA). Plein Air Sloatsburg Art Event is not only for painters - All types of artists are welcome to apply. Last year we had an artist come do pour painting - Wendy Drews and the previous year an artist - Ry An made wire sculptures. $30 application fee. Deadline: June 15, 2020. More info. Contact: email or call 845-244-0881.
Regional
Call for Artists
Jun28

Arts & Crafts on Bedford

Artists are invited to apply for Arts & Crafts on Bedford, September 12-13, 2020 at Bedford Street in Stamford, CT. Only handmade products will be considered for exhibiting. Manufactured items and works made from kits of any kind are unacceptable. Dealers and middlemen are not allowed. Booth Fees vary. Deadline: June 28, 2020. More info. Contact: email or call 203-348-5285.
International
Call for Artists
Jun30

Pennsylvania Watercolor Society's 41st International Juried Exhibition

The Pennsylvania Watercolor Society seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, September 26 - November 1, 2020 at the Banana Factory in Bethlehem, PA. Awards: $14,000+. Jurors: David R. Smith, Selection and Douglas Wiltraut, Awards. Open to all artists 18 or older, working with water media on paper. All work must be original, hand created, and completed within the past 3 years. Paintings previously accepted in any PWS Exhibition are not eligible, including the online PWS Members Show. Your source material must be your own design or your own photograph. Prints, copies, class work, photolithographic or computer generated artwork are not eligible. Collage elements must be less than 10% and comprised of water media on paper. No diptychs or triptychs. Maximum size is 36" (outside frame measurement any direction). Minimum image size is 8 x 10 inches. Members: $25 for 1 or 2 images; Non-members: $40 for 1 or 2 images. Deadline: June 30, 2020. More info. Contact: email
Regional
Call for Artists
Jul13

9th Regional Juried Biennial Exhibition

The Rehoboth Art League in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, August 28, 2020 through September 27, 2020. $2,500 (total prize money) plus a solo exhibition for Best In Show winner in 2022. Juror: Robin Craren. Awards Judge: Charles Plante. Work must be created no earlier than 2018. All media is eligible and artists may submit up to three(3) images. Application fee: $20.00 for Rehoboth Art League Members and $40.00 for non-members. Deadline: July 13, 2020 (5pm). More info. Contact: email or call 302-227-8408.
Regional
Call for Artists
Jul19

2021 Solo and Group Exhibition Proposals

The Rehoboth Art League in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware seeks proposals for 2021 Solo and Group Exhibitions. Open to members and non-members. Artworks in any media will be reviewed. $20 non-refundable registration fee. Deadline: July 19, 2020. More info. Contact: email or call 302-227-8408.
Regional
Call for Artists
Oct3

Apple Fest

Artists are invited to apply for Apple Fest, held October 17-18 in the Wachusett Mountain Ski Area of Princeton, MA. AppleFest is a juried craft fair - all items must be 70% hand crafted by you! Fees: $100-$300. Deadline: October 3, 2020. More info. Contact: email or call 978-464-2300.

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