International
Call for Artists
May31

Fantasy Fest Poster Contest

The Key West Tourist Development Association invites artists to enter the Fantasy Fest Poster Contest for Fantasy Fest 2020, held October 16-25 at Key West, FL. The selected artist will be awarded $750, a signing party and recognition as the official poster/t-shirt for Fantasy Fest 2020. Posters may be horizontal or vertical, with a preferred size of 18"x24". The Key West Tourist Development Association may ask artists to make modifications to artwork proposals. Artists are asked to include the words "Fantasy Fest" and the 2020 theme words "Roaring 2020's & Future Fictions". The artwork will be the sole property of Fantasy Fest upon selection and payment to the winner. No entry fee. Deadline: May 31, 2020 at 5 PM. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 305-295-9112.
National
Call for Artists
Jun4

8th Annual National Juried Exhibition

The Bower Center for the Arts in Bedford, VA announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, July 28 - September 19, 2020. Best in Show: $750 and a solo exhibit, 2nd Place: $400, 3rd place: $200, Awards of Merit (Min of 3) $75/each. Juror: Deborah McLeod. This exhibition is open to all artists over the age of 18. All entries must be original works (no reproductions) and created by the artists within the past three years and not been in a previous juried exhibit at Bower Center. $35 for up to 3 works, add'l $10 for 4th entry. Deadline: June 4, 2020. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 540-586-4325.
National
Call for Artists
Jun12

Unleashed

Gallery Underground in Arlington, Virginia announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, August 3-28, 2020. Up to $800 in awards. Juror: Joseph Toole. Gallery Underground invites artists working in all media to submit work reflecting the theme "Unleashed" as defined: 1: to free from or as if from a leash; let loose 2: to throw, shoot, or set in motion forcefully. Artists may wish to create works with a literal interpretation of setting free or setting in motion, or a more figurative response to the theme. $35 for up to two works. Deadline: June 12, 2020. More info. Contact: email or call 571-483-0652.
Regional
Call for Artists
Jun26

2020 Keller Art Walk Call for Plein Air Artists

The Keller Public Arts Board is seeking six artists to paint or sculpt during the Keller Art Walk event at Old Town Keller West in Keller, TX. $150 stipend to the artists selected. The event will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2020. Artists will be expected to work in their booth space, viewable to the public, for the duration of the event, excluding reasonable breaks for lunch, etc. Artwork created during the event must be appropriate for public viewing and support the family friendly atmosphere of the City of Keller. In addition to plein air artists the event will feature a kid zone, live music and vendors. Artists not selected as plein air artists by the Board may participate in the event with a regular paid vendor spot. Free to apply. Deadline: June 26, 2020. More info. Contact: email or call 817-743-4000.
International
Call for Artists
Jun29

Photographic call for entry "vistas"

A Smith Gallery in Johnson City, TX seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, August 14 to September 27, 2020. Fifty to fifty five images will be selected. Receptions will be held on August 29 and September 26, 2020. A Blurb full color catalogue with all the accepted entries will be available for purchase. Awards are $325 for Juror's Award, $250 for Director's Award, three Juror Honorable Mentions each receiving an exhibition catalogue, discretionary Director Honorable Mentions each receiving an exhibition catalogue and $100 for Visitors' Award. Juror: S Gayle Stevens. Photographers of all levels are invited to submit work reflecting the theme "vistas": glimpse, landscape, perspective, seascape, scene, panorama, scenery, cityscape, view, overlook, horizon. $38 for the first 5 images and $7 for each additional image. Entries of 11 or more images are entitled to a review of submitted entry images by the gallery directors. Deadline: June 29, 2020. More info. Contact: email or call 512-422-4080.
Statewide
Call for Artists
Jun30

1593 Project: A Call for Art from the Koger Center for the Arts

The Koger Center at The University of South Carolina in Columbia, South Carolina announces a call to artists. $500 Stipend. We are looking for both performing and visual artists to submit pieces that they have created during the time of the COVID-19 pandemic. Artist must be 18 years or older and a South Carolina resident. Professional and nonprofessional artists are encouraged to apply. Any visual medium or genre of performing art is acceptable. Artist must not have appeared or be scheduled to appear at the Koger Center in a professional performance or a previous visual arts presentation- exceptions would be granted if the artist was not involved in a leading capacity. No entry fee. Deadline: June 30, 2020. More info. Contact: email or call (803) 777-7500.
Statewide
Call for Artists
Jun30

Texas Arts & Crafts Fair

Artists are invited to apply for the Texas Arts & Crafts Fair, held Sept. 26-27, 2020 on the banks of the Guadalupe River at the Hill Country Arts Foundation in Ingram, Texas, with art, music and food trucks. Texas artists only are accepted for jurying into the 44th Texas Arts & Crafts Fair. Categories range from all types of fine arts and crafts to culinary and apothecary exhibitors. Fair hours are 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Sunday. $25 application fee. Deadline: June 30, 2020. More info. Contact: email or call (830) 367-5121.
National
Call for Artists
Jul1

Third Coast National Biennial 2020

K Space Contemporary in Corpus Christi, Texas announces a call for entries for a juried art exhibition, September 4 to October 2, 2020. $2500+ in Cash Awards. The Third Coast National Biennial is a non-thematic, juried exhibition of innovative contemporary art from all over the USA. Entries must be original works of art completed in the last 2 years and not previously exhibited at K Space. All media accepted. Open to artists age 18+ living in the USA. $40 for up to 3 works, $5 per each additional work of art. Deadline: July 1, 2020. More info. Contact: email or call 361-887-6834.
National
Call for Artists
Jul3

City of Cedar Park Sculpture Garden

The Parks, Arts, and Community Enrichment of Cedar Park, Texas invites artists to submit sculptures for a year-long period of display, October 8, 2020 - October 7, 2021, in the Cedar Park Community Sculpture Garden. Upon the completed installation of the sculpture, a $400 stipend will be paid for each selected piece to defer the delivery, set up, and removal costs. The City of Cedar Park is seeking large scale, free standing and interactive sculptures and welcomes all artists - professional, amateur and student. Each artist may submit up to 3 pieces for consideration. All works must be of original design and execution and must be available for installation during the designated installation period (Oct. 1-7, 2020). No entry fee. Deadline: July 3, 2020. More info. Contact: email or call (512) 401-5044.
National
Call for Artists
Aug1

9th Annual Juried Exhibition

JF Gallery in West Palm Beach, FL announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, September 1-25, 2020. Best in show: $500. The juror has the option of awarding Honorable Mention recognitions. Purchase awards and exhibition opportunities are some of the additional benefits possible for artists whose work is selected. Open to all Established, Mid Career and Emerging Artists in the US. Entries must have been completed within the past 2 years and not previously exhibited in JF Gallery. Original Artwork in 2D and 3D in all medias are eligible to apply. $35 entry fee. Deadline: August 1, 2020. More info. Contact: email
National
Call for Artists
Aug9

DeLand Fall Festival of the Arts

Celebrating its 28th year, the DeLand Fall Festival of the Arts, DeLand's only juried fine art festival, is held on the main street of historic downtown DeLand, November 21 & 22, 2020. Awards: $50,000+. This popular and charming backdrop also has easy and accessible set-up for artists. DeLand was voted America's Best Mainstreet in 2017 and the DeLand Fall Festival of the Arts was voted the best outdoor fine art festival by Florida Living Magazine. Juried exhibitors, great music, and youth activities will draw a crowd of more than 50,000 patrons. Amenities: free parking, security, booth sitting, and more. Complementary lunch and dinner both days. Open to Fine Arts & Crafts. Must be made by artist. $40 application fee. Deadline: August 9, 2020. Apply: www.Zapplication.org. Contact: email or call 386-734-4371.
National
Call for Artists
Aug12

CraftHiltonHead2020

The Art League of Hilton Head announces a call to artists for a juried fine art craft exhibition, October 6-31, 2020 at Art League of Hilton Head's beautiful gallery located inside Arts Center of Coastal Carolina on Hilton Head Island, SC. Over $3,000 in cash prizes will be awarded. CraftHiltonHead2020, 7th National Juried Fine Art Craft Guild Exhibition, seeks 2D and 3D fine art craft entries that encompass exemplary creativity, experimentation, and imagination, showcasing what can be accomplished with few restrictions. Up to 90 works will be chosen by an esteemed juror based on artistic excellence, innovation, and originality. $35 for one entry, then $10 for each additional entry (limit 3 total entries). Deadline: August 12, 2020. More info. Contact: email or call 843-681-5060.
Regional
Call for Artists
Sep15

Plano (Dallas) Music & Arts Festival

Artists are invited to apply for the Plano Music & Arts Festival, held October 10 and 11, 2020 at Southfork Ranch in Dallas, TX. All mediums welcome. $25 application fee. Deadline: September 15, 2020. More info. Contact: email or call 404-441-0410.

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