Regional
Call for Artists
Mar28

Postcard Sized

Artists are invited to submit entries for a juried art exhibition to be held April 18 - June 21 at Spare Change Artist Space in San Francisco, CA. Juror: Sean Fletcher. Seeking postcard sized works of art. (No bigger than 6" x 9") Any medium. Conceptually based work appreciated. Political work encouraged. No entry fee. Deadline: March 28, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 415-362-8636.
Regional
Call for Artists
Mar29

Art at the Center - Outdoor Sculpture Call

The Prescott Valley Arts & Culture Commission announces a call to artists. The Town of Prescott Valley, AZ is seeking sculptors to be part of its very successful outdoor public art project - Art at the Center. Talented artists throughout the southwest region are invited to showcase their work which may be viewed by over 125,000 local Quad City residents and nearly 50,000 annual visitors to the Civic Center, May 2019 - April 2020. Sculptures should be durable and appropriate for outdoor display in a high use public area; artists may submit multiple artworks. Please see application for further information. No entry fee. Deadline: March 29, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 928-759-3090.
International
Call for Artists
Mar31

27th Annual Colored Pencil Society of America International Exhibition

The Colored Pencil Society of America seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, July 31 - September 13, 2019 at the City of Brea Art Gallery in Brea, CA. $5,000 Best of Show and CIPPY Award, Over $10,000 in other awards. Juror: Jean Stern. Open to all artists age 18 and over. Media must be 100% colored pencil on a manufacturer-prepared surface (scratchboard not allowed). Use of any other additional media (watercolor, acrylic, oil, ink, etc.) or artist-prepared surface disqualifies entry. See acceptable colored pencil products. Acceptable additions to colored pencil: solvents (e.g., turpentine, odorless mineral spirits) and graphite pencil used under/between colored pencil layers. Artwork must be two-dimensional. Concept, design, and execution of the artwork must be solely that of the artist. No images produced by drawing over a digital reproduction. No reproductions of artwork allowed (giclee, print, etc.) Artwork must have been completed in 2016 or after, and not previously hung in any CPSA International Exhibition. CPSA members $25, non-members $35, for one or two entries. Deadline: March 31, 2019. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 650-787-9953.
National
Call for Artists
Mar31

Art in B & W

3 Square Art Gallery in Fort Collins, CO announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, May 10-30, 2019 at 3 Square Art Gallery. $450 in awards. We are looking for all types of works--painting, sculpture, photography and more--works that show off your ability and creativity to work with the subject of Black & White art. Give viewers and collectors a chance to see your capabilities... The main criteria for selection is creativity and fresh approaches in the artwork and use of the subject matter. $38 for 3 images, $5 for additional work (up to 5). Deadline: March 31, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 970-373-5880.
Regional
Call for Artists
Apr1

Boulder Creek Festival

Team Player Productions seeks artists for the Boulder Creek Festival, May 25-27, 2019 in Boulder, CO. Categories: Fine Art, High-Quality Fine Craft, Limited-Edition Handmade Prints, Offset Lithography Prints, Country Crafts, Handicraft Items under $25, Painted or Appliqued Clothing or Accessories, Imported Art or Other Items, Manufactured or Resale Items, Kits or Partially Completed Items, Photography, Art Glass. $35 application fee; $600 booth fee. Deadline: April 1, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 720-464-4871.
Regional
Call for Artists
Apr1

45th Annual Art in the Park

Artists are invited to apply for the 45th Annual Art in the Park, held July 13-14, 2019 at West Lincoln Park in Steamboat Springs, CO. This show is open to all artists/craftspersons who exhibit work of their own concept, design, and execution. Work which is imported, produced or manufactured will NOT be accepted. Work which is produced or manufactured from a commercial mold, pattern or kit will NOT be accepted. $35 Application Fee / $300 Booth Fee (before April 1st). Deadline: April 1, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 970-879-9008.
International
Call for Artists
Apr1

Impressive: All Media Call for Art

Las Laguna Gallery in Laguna Beach, CA announces a call to artists for an upcoming art exhibition, May 1-31, 2019. Las Laguna Gallery is seeking impressive works in this all media call for art. There is no theme for this call for entry and all media types are acceptable. Open to all local, national and international artists, professional and amateur working 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. $35 for 3 images, $2 for each additional image. Deadline: April 1, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 949-667-1803.
Statewide
Call for Artists
Apr2

Pence Gallery Emerging Artist Award

The Pence Gallery in Davis, CA announces that its Emerging Artist Award Call to Artists is now open for 2019 via www.callforentry.org. This award supports the creation of new work by emerging artists in California and the opportunity to share that work through an exhibit. Artists must use the award to further their work in a significant direction. Artists may work in any medium. 'Emerging' is defined as an artist who is early in their art career, with solid studies in art, and exhibit experience in group shows, but not an extensive solo exhibit history. This award is under-written by donors James R. and Suzette M. Smith, and offers an award of $3000 and a solo exhibit at the Pence in 2020. Applications must include a CV, an Artist Statement, 10-15 jpgs or up to 6 video clips. The application fee is $30 ($25 for Pence members). Deadline: April 2, 2019 by 9 PM PST. More info. Contact: email or call 530-758-3370.
Regional
Call for Artists
Apr5

Calling All Artists! 10th Annual Redmond Arts Festival

Artists are invited to apply for the 10th Annual Redmond Arts Festival, held July 12-14, 2019 at the Redmond Town Center in Redmond, Washington. Best of Show award. Seeking Original Fine Art, Sculpture, Pottery, Wearable Art, Handmade Crafts, Jewelry, Photography, and Glass Art. $30 appplication fee. Deadline: April 5, 2019. More info. Contact: email
National
Call for Artists
Apr8

19th Annual National Small Print Show

The 19th Annual National Small Print Show (NSPS) is a unique, juried art show of matted hand-pulled prints that will be on exhibit May 25 - June 23, 2019 at the Creede Repertory Theatre in Creede, Colorado. Best in Show, 2nd and 3rd Place and two Honorable Mention awards. Artists from all 50 states and Canada are eligible to submit up to 3 original prints to exhibit and sell. See prospectus for additional important information. Selected prints will be showcased to a wider audience in the NSPS traveling exhibit in July and August. Entry fee: $40 for up to 3 pieces. Deadline: April 8, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 719-658-0312.
Statewide
Call for Artists
Apr9

Art of Our Century: Shadow and Light

The Woodbury Art Museum in Orem, Utah seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, May 14 - June 22, 2019. Juror: Havoc Hendricks. The 2019 Art of Our Century exhibition explores the juxtaposition of shadow and light. Artistic depictions of shadow and light bend our perceptions of the real and the abstract, challenging how we view the world. Bend our perceptions of symbolic, religious, metaphysical, emotional and the abstract, experienced in unlimited ways during our daily lives that they join together to create unity. This exhibition showcases the art of Josie Bell and features a juried selection of contemporary works. $15 entry fee. Deadline: March 26 - April 9, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 801-863-4200.
International
Call for Artists
Apr11

Portraiture: Through the Lens

Black Box Gallery in Portland, Oregon seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, May 1-20, 2019. 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: April 11, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 503-804-5032.
National
Call for Artists
Apr12

The Real Wild West

The Lisa McKnett Gallery in Laguna Hills, CA announces a call to artists for an upcoming art exhibition, April 22, 2019 to April 22, 2020. $300 in awards. "The Real Wild West" - paintings that show how the American Frontier really looked like in the eighteen hundreds. Depict prospectors, saloons, cowboys, Native Americans, showgirls, settlers, the first railroads, Mississippi steamboats, the Indian Wars, etc. Recreations of the scenes and people must be historically correct - no caricatures, no modern objects, clothing as it was in the nineteen century, etc. We only accept original oil, watercolor, pastel, acrylic, mixed media, or color pencils. Your work must be original - no copies of works by other artists (dead or alive). No restrictions on painting size. $35 for first entry, $5 for each additional entry. Deadline: April 12, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 858 519-4079.
National
Call for Artists
Apr18

Content Matters

The Marin Museum of Contemporary Art in Novato, CA announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, June 15 - August 4, 2019. Total of $900 in awards. Juror: Jack Fisher of Jack Fisher Gallery/San Francisco. All 2D and 3D media are eligible. Entry fee for Non-members: $35 for up to 3 entries or $50 for 4-5 entries. Deadline: April 18, 2019. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call (415) 506-0137.
National
Call for Artists
Apr23

2019 Sweet Pea Festival

Artists are invited to apply for the Sweet Pea Festival, held August 2-4, 2019 at Lindley Park in Bozeman, Montana. Only handcrafted original work by the selling artist is acceptable. Kits or commercially produced work will not be allowed. The jurying will be divided into media categories. The jury will select a proportional mixture of the categories. All artists wishing to apply for booth space are required to apply online and submit four digital photos. These images should display the type and quality of recent work that will be sold at the Festival. Only one artist in one medium will be allowed per booth. This does not exclude an additional medium which is an integral part of the primary medium such as wood frames on photographs or buckles on belts. A team of two people producing items jointly in one medium may apply as a single exhibitor if they have been working together on a regular basis. Artist must be at their booth during the Festival. Lastly, artists are not allowed to have a booth at any other festival in Bozeman the same weekend. $35 application fee. Deadline: April 23, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 406-586-4003.
Local
Call for Artists
Apr25

Flagstaff Festival in the Pines

Artists are invited to apply for the Flagstaff Festival in the Pines, held July 4-6, 2019 at the Fort Tuthill County Fairgrounds in Flagstaff, Arizona. The City of Flagstaff was named by Travel Leisure Magazine as the #1 Top City in the US to travel to for 4th of July Weekend. Seeking artistic originals only: ceramics, drawing/pastels, fiber (wearables, textiles, batik), glass, graphics, jewelry, leather, metalwork, mixed media, painting, photography, sculpture, wood. $450-$750 per booth. Deadline: April 25, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 480-968-5353.
International
Call for Artists
Apr25

International Talent Competition - Impressions of the World (Oil Painting)

New San Cai invites artists to submit entries for a juried art exhibition, August 1 - October 31 at the University of California, Irvine; Sedona, Arizona; and San Francisco, CA. $50,000 in cash prizes. Jurors: Maestro Luca Battini and Jean Stern. Seeking oil paintings done in Realism, Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, and Romantic styles with distinctive narratives. An uplifting painting with an insightful message and storyline is highly desirable. $75 for up to two paintings, $20 for one additional submission, early registration discount 15% by Apr 25th. Deadline: April 25, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 323-607-5585.
International
Call for Artists
Apr30

Arm Candy - The Art of Wearable Food

ACCI Gallery in Berkeley, California is pleased to accept submissions of food-based jewelry, couture, and other forms of edible bodily adornment for "Arm Candy" an exhibition of edible ornamentation, June 25 to July 16, 2019. There is a great similarity in discussing food and art as the adjectives used to describe them are easily interchangeable: heavenly, enticing, disgusting, beautiful, tender, dazzling, dull, fragile, weak, strong, elegant, harsh, and delicious. The language of one is the language of the other. This exhibit seeks to challenge artists to work outside their norm or comfort zone in the creation of jewelry, couture, or bodily adornment that utilizes actual food. Representations of food will not be considered. Work must have been conceived with or include actual foodstuffs. A catalogue of the exhibition will be prepared with a complimentary copy available to all accepted artists and additional copies available for purchase. Categories Accepted: Jewelry, Body Sculpture or Garment. $25 entry fee. Deadline: April 30, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 707-688-0297.
National
Call for Artists
May1

Art on the Blue River

The Summit County Arts Council invites artists to apply for its 2nd annual juried art festival, held July 5-6, 2019 on the lawn of the new Silverthorne Performing Arts Center in Silverthorne, CO. Artists from all over US are eligible to apply. This show is not confined to just residents of Colorado. All work must be original and produced directly by the artist. $25 application fee. Deadline: May 1, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 978-985-5475.
National
Call for Artists
May4

Aging as Art - Juried Photography Show

The Council on Aging - Southern California invites all amateur and professional photographers, 18 years and over to share their visions and unique interpretation of the aging experience. Submissions may characterize what a long life means to you, from thriving lifestyles to the harsher realities of aging. Selected photographs will be displayed online and at special showings including the Bowers Museum July 23 - August 4, 2019 and Newport Beach Public Central Library August 2019. Entrants have the opportunity to win from an impressive prize package. Professional Prize Package: Grand Prize - $500, Second Prize - $375, Third Prize - $250, 2 Honorable Mentions - $75 each. Amateur Prize Package: Grand Prize - $250, Second Prize - $150, Third Prize - $100, 2 Honorable Mentions - $50 each. Visit website to review guidelines, fees, and submission details. Submit up to 3 photographs with a fee of $30. Deadline: May 4, 2019 at 5pm Pacific Time (PT). More info. Contact: email or call 714.479.0107 ext. 209.
International
Call for Artists
May6

The San Diego Watercolor Society 39th International Exhibition

The San Diego Watercolor Society announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, September 29 - October 30, 2019 in San Diego, CA. $19,000 in cash and merchandise anticipated. Juror: Jeannie McGuire. Open to artists 18 years and older. Eighty percent (80%) water-based media on paper. Online entry only. Maximum 3 entries. See Prospectus for more details. Members: $35 1st entry; $10 each additional. Non members: $45 1st entry; $10 each addition. Deadline: May 6, 2019. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 619-876-4550.
Statewide
Call for Artists
May15

Brushstrokes 2019

The San Luis Obispo Museum of Art in San Luis Obispo, CA announces a call to artists for Brushstrokes 2019, a non-themed exhibition representing a wide range of artistic expression in painting. The exhibit will be held September 6 - October 27, 2019. At least three Awards of Excellence. Juror: Jerry McLaughlin. Entries must be original wall-hung paintings in any painting medium, completed since 2016. Digital paintings will be considered. Art must not exceed 48 inches framed in any direction. No prints or giclees accepted. Art must be prepared according to museum standards. $35 for up to two paintings. Deadline: May 15, 2019. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 805-543-8562.
Regional
Call for Artists
May15

Creede Sculpture Show

The Creede Arts Council seeks artists for the Creede Sculpture Show, held July 25-28, 2019 at Basham Park in Creede, CO. Total of $1600 for winning sculptures. Purchase award possible for up to $5000. Open to all sculptors working in a permanent medium. Accepted artists are expected to setup and show their work for display and sale. Creede is nestled between granite cliffs in the Rio Grande National Forest. It has been recognized as one of the Best Small Art Towns with artists, galleries, a theatre and a strong summer tourism economy. The Creede Arts Council has purchased six sculptures since the show began in 2016. $25 Jury fee. If accepted to show, Artist fee is $175; Student Artist fee is $100. Deadline: May 15, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 719.658.0312.
National
Call for Artists
May17

Carbondale Clay National XIV

Carbondale Clay Center in Carbondale, CO is now accepting works for its annual exhibit, August 2-30, 2019. Best in Show $500, Staff Selection $250, Locals Favorite $100. Open to all types of ceramics: utilitarian or sculptural. Clay should be the primary material. Select invited artists include Evan Hauser, John Zimmerman, Julia Galloway, Mel Griffin, & Renee Brown. Juried by Trey Hill: "This exhibition aims to explore the ever-changing relationship between humans and nature. Since time immemorial, artists have documented, questioned, celebrated and reimagined our relationship with the natural world. With our rapidly changing environment, this exploration is as relevant as ever. Nature Reconsidered seeks to draw out the diverse ways that nature is represented in contemporary ceramics. We welcome any work that references, investigates, challenges, and/or celebrates our relationship with the natural world." $30 entry fee. Deadline: May 17, 2019 5pm MST. More info. Contact: email or call 970-963-2529.
National
Call for Artists
May20

46th Annual Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Exhibition

Center for the Arts Evergreen seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, September 13 - October 26, 2019 in Evergreen, Colorado. In 2018, awards totaled over $10,000 in cash and merchandise. Juror: Sterling Edwards. Open to all artists residing in the United States. Each artist may enter up to 3 finished original paintings for consideration. Accepted artists will have only 1 original painting "hanging" in the exhibition. Paintings on boards, panels, or watercolor canvas that are not framed must have finished (non-raw) edges and be gallery-quality exhibition ready. Paintings must be an aqueous medium on watercolor paper, watercolor canvas, watermedia board such as Aquabord, Claybord, Gessobord, Yupo, illustration board, or panel. All entries must be one-of-a-kind. Artworks must have been painted in the last two years, and may not have been shown previously in any exhibition at CAE or a previous RMNW exhibition. Please see prospectus for further details. $40 entry fee. Deadline: May 20, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 303-674-0056.
National
Call for Artists
May21

53rd National Mother Lode Art Exhibition

The Placerville Arts Association announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, July 16 - August 4, 2019 at the Sacramento Fine Arts Center in Sacramento, CA. Anticipated awards valued at $3,000 including $500 for Best of Show. Juror: Margaret Welty. Open to all artists, 18 years and older. Work must be original, not previously shown at Sacramento Fine Art Center or in a Mother Lode show and must have been created in the last two years. No copies of published work, no class or workshop artwork, crafts, videos, film or work produced by any commercial printing process (exception: photography). No Giclees. Accepted paintings must be identical to the image submitted for entry. Watercolor, oil, acrylic, scratchboard, pastel, pen & ink, pencil, charcoal, collage, photography, digital imagery, mixed media and 3D. No copies or reproductions will be accepted. $40 for 2 entries, additional entries $10, 5 entries per artist. Deadline: May 21, 2019. More info.
National
Call for Artists
May24

Walls: National Juried Art Exhibition

The Petaluma Arts Center in Petaluma, CA seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, July 6 - August 31, 2019. 1st Place: $1000, 2nd Place: $500, 3rd: $250. Juror: Chester Arnold. Works in the following categories may be entered: sculpture, printing, painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, ceramics, assemblage, collage, mixed media, fiber art, book art, and freestanding sculpture. All art work must be original. This exhibition cannot accept jewelry, video, film, performance art, installation and works requiring an external electrical source. $35 for first entry, Each additional entry $15, Maximum of 3 entries. Deadline: May 24, 2019. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 707-762-5600.
International
Call for Artists
May31

Proud+

The Studio Door in San Diego, CA seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, July 6-27, 2019. A Juror's Award certificate and a check for $100 will be presented to three works that express the most imaginative interpretation of the theme. Juror: Rakeem Cunningham. Seeking fine art: painting, drawing, photography, printmaking, assemblage, collage, mixed media, fiber art, artist book, ceramics, stoneware, stain glass and sculpture. Oversized jewelry that can be defined as fine art is acceptable for this show. This exhibition does not accept small jewelry, video, film, performance art, installation and works requiring an external electrical source. Submissions must be the artist's original work. All artwork must be available for sale. $35 for initial entry and $5 for additional entries. (3 works max). Deadline: May 31, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 619-255-2867.
National
Call for Artists
Jun3

Summerlin Festival of Arts

Artists are invited to apply for the Summerlin Festival of Arts, held October 12 and 13, 2019 on a grassy park-like area in beautiful Downtown Summerlin. In the affluent Summerlin area of Las Vegas, the established outdoor festival (2019 is the 24th year) features the works of more than 100 fine artists and craftspeople. The event's focus is to support fine artists and artisans, drawing more than 40,000 visitors over the two-day art celebration. The event is free and open to the public. By applying for a booth in the Summerlin Art Festival, all artists and artisans certify and can provide proof that the work submitted is their original artwork or fine craft, designed, and created by the artist. Type of work accepted: Basketry, Batik, Clay and ceramics, Drawings, Glass, Gourds, Jewelry, Leather crafts, Metalwork, Mixed-media, Painting (oil, acrylics), Paper, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture, Watercolor, Weaving/Fiber Art and Wood crafts. $25 fee. Deadline: June 3, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 702-467-3540.
National
Call for Artists
Jun3

Axis Gallery: 14th National Juried Exhibition

Axis Gallery in Sacramento, California announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, August 2-25, 2019. Cash awards and a printed exhibition catalogue. Juror: Amy Owen, curator at the di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art. Open to all artists residing in the U.S. working in contemporary original 2D and 3D work in any media and video. $35 for three images/videos, additional entries $10 each, limit 6. Deadline: June 3, 2019. More info. Contact: email
National
Call for Artists
Jul15

Loveland Fine Art Show - Call for Artists

Artists are invited to apply for the inaugural Loveland Fine Art Show, August 10-11, 2019 at Owen's Field in Loveland, CO. The Loveland Fine Art Show is a fundraiser for Colorado Kids Create, a non profit that raises money for art teachers across the state. Loveland's Art Show Weekend is one of the most unique art centric events Northern Colorado has to offer. It attracts those who love and appreciate art as well as serious collectors from around the world. The three shows combined bring in over 30,000 people to Loveland, Colorado, gateway to the Rockies. Seeking fine art including, sculpture, metal work, paintings (oil, acrylic, watercolor) pen and ink, block print, textiles, fine jewelry, blacksmiths, goldsmiths, silversmiths, contemporary works, mixed media. $25 application fee; $400 booth fee. Deadline: July 15, 2019. More info. Contact: email or call 970-366-9688.
Regional
Call for Artists
Aug9

Stockton Art League 6th Fall Regional Jury Show

The Stockton Art League seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, September 5 - October 3, 2019 at the Goodwin Gallery in Stockton, California. $1100 in Cash Awards. Juror: Deborah Barr. Eligible media: Acrylics, Ceramics, Graphics, Mixed Media, Oils, Pastels, Photography, Sculpture, Watermedia. All entries must be hand delivered. $25 each for up to 4 entries. Deadline: August 9, 2019. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 209-603-2375.
National
Call for Artists
Sep27

Fish and Wildlife Conservation Art Contest and Show

The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife would like to invite artists to participate in our annual Fish and Wildlife Conservation Art Contest. The winning artists will receive a $2,000 award, and the winning artwork will be featured on collector's stamps, art prints, and other merchandise (e.g., wine label). The department will organize an art show in November where all entries will be viewed by the public. Artist name and contact information will be displayed for all artists that are interested. All ages and skill levels welcome, and there is no entry fee. All entries, except the winning artwork, will be mailed back to the artist. The Wildlife Habitat Conservation Stamp Program supports conservation of priority fish and wildlife species of concern in Oregon. Please visit the Conservation Section of ODFW.com for more information! Deadline: September 27, 2019. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 503-947-6314.

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