Regional
Call for Artists
Sep19

Call for Entries - All New England

The Cape Cod Art Center in Barnstable, MA announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, October 18 - November 12, 2021. Over $2,000 in prizes including Best New England Landscape. Jurors: Jody Regan and Mike Sleeper. This annual open juried exhibit aims to honor the wonderful and vast region of New England from the shores of Cape Cod to the shores of Maine. An open juried New England themed exhibit where all artists far and wide may enter. There is a special award for Best New England Landscape. Visit smarterentry.com to enter online. $25 members / $30 non-members. Deadline: September 19, 2021. Contact: email or call 508-362-2909.
National
Call for Artists
Sep19

Through the Lens of Social Justice

Call for Photographers: the LH Horton Jr Gallery at San Joaquin Delta College in Stockton, CA seeks images reflecting concepts of social justice around current socio-political issues involving identity: race, gender, LGBTQ+, immigration status; economic disparity, affordable housing and healthcare, among other social justice topics. Analogue and digital photographic processes are accepted. Photographs must be prepared for hanging. The exhibition will take place November 10 - December 10, 2021. $600 1st place, $400 2nd place, $300 3rd place. Juror: Makeda Best, Curator of Photography, Harvard Art Museums. $30 for 3 entries. Deadline: September 19, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call (209) 954-5507.
National
Call for Artists
Sep19

47th Tarpon Springs Fine Arts Festival on the Bayou

Tarpon Springs Chamber of Commerce announces a call to artists for the 47th Tarpon Springs Fine Arts Festival on the Bayou, March 12 and 13, 2022 at Craig Park, 100 Beekman Lane in Tarpon Springs, Florida. Awards total $19,000. Jurors: Michele Tuegel, Brenda Gregory, Alex Espalter-Torres. Original fine arts and fine crafts, created by exhibitor who shall be present all weekend. Further requirements listed in Zapplication materials. $30 application fee. Deadline: September 19, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 727-937-6109.
International
Call for Artists
Sep19

A Nightmare on Kennedy

A Nightmare on Kennedy is a spooky, all medium inclusive fine art exhibition, October 16 - November 14, 2021 at House of Shadows Creative Gallery & Market in Tampa, FL. Jurors: Jose Gomez, Annie Gonzalez. We are looking for work representing a wide variety of spooky, scary, gothic, ghostly, evil-spirited, and oh so splendidly wicked themes for this Halloween/Holiday season. We welcome 2D & 3D artwork as well as artwork that may incorporate unique display methods. Work submitted does not have to be about any particular subject matter though, we'd like artists to submit work that celebrates the spooky season. Local, Regional, National & International artists are welcome to submit. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age. Work must not exceed 40x40 inches. $30 for a maximum of 10 entries. Deadline: September 19, 2021, 11:59 PM EST. More info. Contact: email or call 813-773-4111.
International
Call for Artists
Sep19

100 Square Inches of Art

3 Square Art Gallery in Fort Collins, CO announces a call to artists for an international juried art exhibition, November 5 - December 17, 2021. $525 in awards. 100 Square Inches of Art pushes the creative powers of local and national artists to expressive their artistic vision inside of 100 square inches or less... no more. Art can be made into any form or shape as long as the total square inches used is equal to or less than 100 square inches (3D Artists get an extra 10 inches of depth for a total of 1000 cubic inches!). Thinking small encourages creative thinking and a sense of detail. How can working on a small scale help bring out your vision? How can a small art piece take on a large presence? How much art can an artist pack into a small space? Will the piece be 1" wide and 100" long, 10" x 10" or something else? $39 for 1-3 images, $45 for 4 images, $51 for 5 images. Deadline: September 19, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 970-388-1969.
International
Call for Artists
Sep20

Gesture

The Midwest Center for Photography in Wichita, Kansas invites entries for the Gesture exhibition, October 1-29, 2021. We all have the people in our lives that are important to us personally and also find people who are visually interesting. Documenting the likeness of these people as well as capturing the pure personality of a person through a range of emotional gestures is a phenomenal experience. The act of capturing a moment in time through taking a photograph of someone is one of the highest gestures that a person can give. This exhibition represents the human likeness in all of its forms, whether it is a documentary approach, a snapshot genre, a fashion statement, an editorial statement, or simply a straight forward compositional body study. $40 entry fee. Deadline: September 20, 2021. More info. Contact: email
National
Call for Artists
Sep21

"Wind"

DISTRICT Arts, a contemporary art gallery located on Market Street in historic downtown Frederick, MD, is pleased to present "Wind" a juried themed exhibition on display October 13 - November 14, 2021. $500 Best in Show, $250 Award of Merit. The exhibit will feature works that incorporate an interpretation of wind in our lives, in history, in mythology or in a multitude of other ways. Open to all US artists in both 2D and 3D. Works must have been created in the last two years. (No reproductions. Digital and Photography must be limited in edition and signed and numbered.). Complete details are available in the prospectus. $20 for one submission, $25 for two, $30 for three. Deadline: September 21, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 301-695-4050.
National
Call for Artists
Sep22

Operation Military Masterpiece

Vet to Vet Tennessee announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition at the Robert "Bob" Hatley Veterans Service Center in Madisonville, TN. Up to $6,000 in awards. There will be Six Categories. Six Banner Designs, one for each Branch of Service: Army, Marine, Navy, Air Force, Coast Guard, and Space Force. Artists may enter all six categories. Artworks will be juried based on creativity of the artist's representation of the military branch. This is a family-friendly art show, any work deemed unsuitable will be rejected. Only original 2D artworks on a flat surface will be accepted (no reproductions or copies permitted). Winning artworks will be scanned and professionally printed on a 5 ft wide by 10 ft tall banner. The artwork must be in full color and 18 inches wide by 24 inches tall. Computer Graphics must be in 300dpi or higher. The following media will be acceptable including color pencil; oil; watercolor; acrylic; pastel; graphite; ink; marker; charcoal; graphic digital design, and mixed media. No entry fee. Deadline: September 22, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 865-336-2624.
International
Call for Artists
Sep23

Monochrome Art Contest

Grey Cube Gallery proudly presents the first Monochrome online art contest for the month of September 2021. Artists from around the world are welcome to submit. Entries must include the black and white or shades of gray as the primary focus, but also the range of a single color such as sepia, green, blue, red, yellow. All visual art mediums (except video and sound) are allowed. All winning artists will receive a digital award certificate. The Best of Show winning artwork will be displayed as the poster of the show. $16 for 2 images, $30 for 4 images, $42 for 6 images, and $50 for up to 8 images. Deadline: September 23, 2021. More info. Contact: email
Regional
Call for Artists
Sep25

50th Annual Open Juried Exhibition

The York Art Association in York, Pennsylvania seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, October 31 - December 19. $4750 in awards. Juror: Dr. Martha Lucy. Original fine art only, executed in the past two years and not previously accepted in a York Art Association juried exhibition. All mediums accepted including sculpture. Please see our accepted works guidelines. $30 YAA Members/ $45 Non-Members. Deadline: September 25, 2021. Apply online. Contact: email or call 717-755-0028.
International
Call for Artists
Sep26

11th Annual "SeaScapes" Online Art Competition

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces an art call for the gallery's 11th Annual "SeaScapes" Online Juried Art Competition. Winners receive extensive worldwide publicity and promotion. Juror: Chris Hoffman. The "Seascape" theme will be the artist's interpretation and depiction of seascape art. Seascape subjects would include scenes of coastal living, any ocean activities, seaside vistas and any related seashore subjects. The gallery invites artists (including photography & digital arts), regardless of where they reside, to submit their best representational or abstract art. $14 for 1-2 entries / $24 for 3-5 entries. Early entry and art student discounts. Deadline: September 26, 2021. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Sep26

Into the Wild 2021 | Annual Online Juried Visual Arts Competition

CamelbackGallery.com announces a call to artists. Cash award to Best in Show, main page slider promotion at CB, blog post at Top Art Awards, news story Art Base, digital art registration at ArtChain.Info and entry into CB's Artwork of the Year Award. All award recipients receive 3-month online group exhibition of their work, social media exposure, Art Week and Art Base exhibition news publication, e-blast announcement and official award certificate. Top 15 Award Video. Awards include: Best in Show Platinum Award, Gold Award of Excellence (in categories based on # of entries), Silver Awards, Bronze Awards. Open to all artists 18 years and older. All painting mediums allowed including pencil, charcoal, mixed media, photography, digital painting, collage and sculpture. Artwork may be any wild animal including birds, fish, reptiles, mammals. $18 for two art pieces. Deadline: September 26, 2021. More info.
International
Call for Artists
Sep27

Martha's Vineyard Drawing Prize 2021

The Martha's Vineyard Drawing Prize is an online competition open to entries from artists 18 years or older, residing in the US and Canada. Cash and other awards and prizes. Entries may be created using graphite, charcoal, Conté, silverpoint, pen & ink, colored pencil, chalk, or other suitable drawing media, on paper or board. Categories of drawing can include academic, realistic, abstract, contemporary, fantasy, historic, etc. The theme for the 2021 competition is 'Questions'. $10 for up to 3 works. Deadline: September 27, 2021. Enter through the Call for Entry website. Contact: email or call 508-560-0083.
International
Call for Artists
Sep30

Online Solo Exhibition Series

CamelbackGallery.com announces a call to artists. Cash award, two-month online solo exhibition, main page slider promotion, eblast promotion, social and art media promotion + more! Three industry professionals will juror and vote on the artwork and 6 artists will be selected. Visual art mediums allowed are painting, mixed media, drawing, collage, digital paintings, photography & sculpture. All subject matter allowed. The artwork must be a cohesive body of work with the same distinct style, consistency and theme. No political, profanity or nudity allowed. The artist must have at least 6 cohesive pieces for the solo exhibition, however, the artist may present up to 10 for jury review and selection. $35 non-refundable entry fee. Deadline: September 30, 2021. More info.
International
Call for Artists
Sep30

Open Theme

Praxis Gallery | Photo Arts Center in Minneapolis seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, November 13-27, 2021. Jurors Choice, Directors Choice, and Honorable Mentions will be selected. Juror: Carl Corey. Seeking the submission of photographic art of any genre and any subject matter that represents the artist's endeavor to reveal through the photographic process a personal declaration of visual significance - be it a celebration of pure aesthetic formalism, of humor or conflict - of fiction or fact - or any other literal or ephemeral lens based investigation. All genres, capture types, black & white and color, traditional and non-traditional photographic and digital post-production processes are welcome. $35 for 5 images. $5 for each additional image. Deadline: September 30, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 612-475-1605.
National
Call for Artists
Sep30

Happenstance

The Marin Museum of Contemporary Art in Novato, CA seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, November 13 - December 24, 2021. Total of $900 in awards. Juror: Zoë Taleporos. The exhibition will feature work including all media, 2D and 3D. Members: $30 for up to 3 entries or $45 for 4-5 entries / Non-members: $35 for up to 3 entries or $50 for 4-5 entries. Deadline: September 30, 2021. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 415-506-0137.
International
Call for Artists
Sep30

TopArtAwards.com Best of the Best Contest

TopArtAwards.com announces a call to artists for an online contest. $300 First Place. You must have at least one art award published on TopArtAwards.com to enter the contest. Any piece may be entered (need not have won an award). All of the artists published on TopArtAwards will be asked to jury (vote) for the winning piece. The winning piece will be published on TopArtAwards.com. $20 entry fee. Deadline: September 30, 2021. More info. Contact: email
National
Call for Artists
Oct1

2022 Miami University Young Painters Competition

Miami University announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, January 13 - March 3, 2022 at Hiestand Galleries in Oxford, OH. $10,000 William and Dorothy Yeck Purchase Award; $2,500 2nd Place Award; $2,000 3rd Place Award. Juror: José Carlos Diaz, Chief Curator at The Andy Warhol Museum. Open to U.S. artists, aged 25-35; Year 2022 is for Non-Representational paintings only. $25 entry fee. Deadline: October 1, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 513-529-1883.
National
Call for Artists
Oct1

RAA&M National 2021

Rockport Art Association & Museum (RAA&M) in Rockport, Massachusetts announces a call to artists for a national juried art exhibition, December 4-31, 2021. Over $5,000 in Prize money to be awarded. Juror: Teresa Oaxaca. Artists need not be members of RAA&M. Images should be submitted/uploaded by individual artists July 1 - October 1, 2021 on the smarterentry.com site. Up to 3 entries: $35 for RAA&M members and $45 for non-members. Deadline: October 1, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 978-546-6604.
International
Call for Artists
Oct1

7th Annual Leaves & Petals Art Competition

Fusion Art announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition, October 5 - November 1, 2021. Cash prizes and an invitation to Fusion Art's 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 depicting flowers, leaves, herbs, plants, shrubs, bushes, hedges and other botanical or floral subjects. All artists, regardless of location or experience, are invited to submit their best representational and/or abstract art and photography. $20 for 1 image / $35 for up to 5 images. Deadline: October 1, 2021. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Oct1

SculptureWalk

SculptureWalk in Sioux Falls, SD seeks entries for an outdoor exhibit, May 14th, 2022 - May, 2023. The SculptureWalk Guiding Principle - To be the highest quality, most professional, financially strong, artist-friendly, year-round outdoor sculpture program in the United States. The sculptures are owned by the sculptors and loaned to the exhibit for a year. All sculptors selected will receive a $1,500 honorarium. Each year Sculpture Walk also awards best in show prizes based on artistic merit, this is judged by 8-10 sculptors participating in the exhibit, Best in Show will receive $2,000 and nine Best in Show runners up will receive $1,000. At the end of the year, the people's choice sculpture will be purchased at a value not to exceed $20,000. $25 entry fee. Deadline: October 1, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 605-731-2430.
National
Call for Artists
Oct1

National Watercolor Exhibition

Mark Arts in Wichita, Kansas announces a call to artists for its National Watercolor Exhibition, December 10, 2021 - January 29, 2022. Mark Arts is proud to offer enticing cash awards to attract leading artists from across the country. $3,000 in Cash Awards will be awarded and numerous Patron Purchase Awards are anticipated. Juror: Stephen Zhang. Open to all artists living and working in the United States, both amateur and professional. The National Watercolor Exhibition is a popular exhibition for leading watercolorists across the country and is enjoyed by the Wichita community and collectors. $30 entry fee for two works. Deadline: October 1, 2021. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 316-932-1784.
International
Call for Artists
Oct1

12th Annual Manifest Prize

The Cincinnati based non-profit arts organization and gallery, Manifest, invites visual artists and designers to submit works of art in any media, any genre/style, any size for consideration to be awarded this year's Manifest Prize. One work will be selected for the $5,000 Cash Award, featured in the gallery (December 10, 2021 - January 7, 2022), and published. Ten semi-finalist works will also be recognized and published. Works submitted for this award must have been completed within the past five years (2016-2021). $40 for up to 4 entries. $5 per each additional entry. Deadline: October 1, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 513-861-3638.
National
Call for Artists
Oct2

5th Annual National Juried Exhibition

The Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art in Wausau, Wisconsin announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, November 4 - December 31, 2021. Over $7,500 in cash and prizes. Juror: Peter Trippi. We want to see everything in any medium by artists residing in the US 18 years and older. $50 entry fee. Deadline: October 2, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 715-571-6551.
International
Call for Artists
Oct2

12th Annual Tapped: Works by Artists and their Current or Former Instructor

The Cincinnati based non-profit arts organization and gallery, Manifest, invites visual artists and designers to submit works of art in any media, any genre/style, and any size. Artists will seek out an instructor who has been a key teacher to them or whose work they particularly respect and 'tap' them to participate in this project submission. Submission to this exhibit may be initiated by either party. $40 for up to 4 entries. $5 per each additional entry. Deadline: October 2, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 513-861-3638.
International
Call for Artists
Oct3

Perceptual: International Call for Works Made from Direct Observation

The Cincinnati based non-profit arts organization and gallery, Manifest, invites visual artists and designers to submit works that primary the artist's process of perceiving their subject for an upcoming exhibit, December 10, 2021 - January 7, 2022. Submissions can range from the most traditional to the most conceptual, abstract, or experimental of any media addressing this theme. $40 for up to 4 entries. $5 per additional entry. Deadline: October 3, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 513-861-3638.
International
Call for Artists
Oct3

Call to Artists for International "All Animal" Art Competition

Contemporary Art Gallery Online announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition, October 6 - November 2, 2021. Prizes include memberships to Contemporary Art Gallery Online, radio interviews, inclusion in the year end anthology publication, and more. Jurors: Sharon Drinkard, Michael Harris, Arrianna Santiago, Hanna Peng, Llewyn Blossfeld, Sarah Asunugo, Shelby Tyler. All work must belong to the person submitting the application. The art or a print of the original must be available for sale. The artist must be at least 18 years old. $15 for up to 3 images, $25 for up to 5, and $35 for up to 8. Deadline: October 3, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 844-210-7722.
National
Call for Artists
Oct4

Sculpture Grants

The National Sculpture Society announces a call to artists for Sculpture Grants of $5,000 each. Three grants awarded to figurative or realist sculptors or sculptors who have created a body of work inspired by nature. Sculptors must demonstrate a commitment to sculpting and outstanding ability in the body of work. Deadline: October 4, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 212-764-5645 x 102.
International
Call for Artists
Oct4

Tondo: International Call for Round Works, or Works Featuring the Circle

The Cincinnati based non-profit arts organization and gallery, Manifest, invites visual artists and designers to submit round works or those that incorporate the circle as a primary element for an upcoming exhibit, December 10, 2021 - January 7, 2022. Submissions can range from the most traditional to the most conceptual, abstract, or experimental of any media addressing this theme. $40 for up to 4 entries. $5 per additional entry. Deadline: October 4, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 513-861-3638.
International
Call for Artists
Oct6

Art Talent Fair - Prize

The "Art Talent Fair" award offers you the opportunity to exhibit your art in the 31st edition of the "Arte Padova" contemporary art fair, in Padua (Italy) November 12-15, 2021. It's a great opportunity for the 10 selected artists who will exhibit their art at the "Art Talent Fair" stand. The "Art Talent Fair" is a part of the "Contemporary Art Talent Show" project created by "Arte Padova" art fair, which will be dedicated to emerging talents in a prestigious context with over 300 exhibitors and an average of 26,000 visitors per year. The "Art Talent Fair" prize is reserved for artworks with a value of up to € 5,000. The following types of artworks are admitted: Painting, Photography, Sculpture, Mixed media, Digital, Video, Graphics, Other. Entry fees vary. Deadline: October 6, 2021. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Oct7

International Art Competition Shades of Blue

Art Room Gallery is proud to announce their 1st "Shades of Blue" Online Art Competition for the month of October 2021. This is an international competition and artists from around the world are welcome to submit their work. The theme may include any work with interpretation of the color blue or shades of blue as a prominent or secondary color. All visual art mediums are acceptable (painting, photography, drawing, 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, $28 for 4 images and $58 for up to 10 images. Deadline: October 7, 2021. More info. Contact: email
National
Call for Artists
Oct7

Small Wonders 2021

The Maryland Federation of Art in Annapolis, MD seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, December 2-23, 2021. Cash awards total $1,000. Juror: Amanda Burnham. It's the little things in life that matter most and the details in this show really matter! All original 2D work 11" x 11" and under and 3D work 11" x 11" x 11" and under (as presented, including framing) will be considered. MFA invites all artists who reside in the US, DC, Puerto Rico, Canada, and Mexico to enter the 19th annual Small Wonders exhibition. All original fine art meeting strict guidelines will be considered. $40 for 1 or 2 entries ($25 MFA Members), $5 each for up to 4 additional entries. Deadline: October 7, 2021. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 410-268-4566.
International
Call for Artists
Oct8

Artisphere 2022

Artists are invited to apply for Artisphere, held May 6-8, 2022 on Main Street in Downtown Greenville, SC. $15,000 total cash awards. Jurors: William Downs, Karen Howard, Andrew Sovjani, Robin Markowitz, Erin Swann. Artisphere has distinguished itself as both a regional and national highlight. A supportive, art-loving community, beautiful setting, notable on-site artist amenities and hospitality, and over 500 volunteers make the Artisphere three-day event an enjoyable experience for exhibiting artists and the public alike. $35 application fee. Deadline: October 8, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 864-915-8732.
International
Call for Artists
Oct8

Focus: Trees and Water

Black Box Gallery in Portland, Oregon seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, November 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. $40 entry fee. Deadline: October 8, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 503-804-5032.
International
Call for Artists
Oct10

Portraits 2021 | Online Juried Painting Competition

Camelback Gallery announces a call to artists for their annual online juried Portraits Competition. Jurors: Howard Hartman, Marie McCallum and Linda Lindus. Cash award to Best in Show, main page slider promotion at CB, blog post at Top Art Awards, news story Art Base, digital art registration at ArtChain.Info and entry into CB's Artwork of the Year Award. All award recipients receive 3-month online group exhibition of their work, social media exposure, Art Week and Art Base exhibition news publication, e-blast announcement and official award certificate. Top 15 Award Video. Awards include: Best in Show Platinum Award, Gold Award of Excellence Silver Awards, Bronze Awards. Open to all artists 18 years and older. All traditional painting and drawing mediums allowed. $19 for two images. Deadline: October 10, 2021. More info.
International
Call for Artists
Oct14

Floral Art Contest

Grey Cube Gallery proudly presents the first Floral online art contest for the month of October 2021. Artists from around the world are welcome to submit. The gallery invites artists and photographers to share their artistic vision using any work with interpretation of botanical and floral art (flowers, herbs, fruit, leaves, plants and related floral subcjects). All visual art mediums (except video and sound) are allowed. All winning artists will receive a digital award certificate. The Best of Show winning artwork will be displayed as the poster of the show. $16 for 2 images, $30 for 4 images, $42 for 6 images, and $50 for up to 8 images. Deadline: October 14, 2021. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Oct15

IMAGES: A Festival of the Arts

Artists are invited to apply for IMAGES: A Festival of the Arts, held January 28-30, 2022 at Canal Street and Riverside Drive in New Smyrna Beach, FL. $28,500 in prize money given to the artists. This is a blind - juried art festival accepting art in the following categories: Jewelry, Fine Crafts, Fiber, Leather, Glass, Wood, Sculpture, Painting, Digital Art, Ceramics, Drawing and Graphics, Mixed Media and Photography. $40 jury fee; $250 booth fee if accepted. Deadline: October 15, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 386-423-4733.
International
Call for Artists
Oct15

"Animals" 2021 Call for Entry - Online Art Show

Colors of Humanity Art Gallery seeks entries for an online art exhibition, November 1-30, 2021. Cash prizes will be given. Juror: Janelle Cogan. The theme is Animal: any living thing that is not a plant. It can be expressed many ways and we look forward to seeing your interpretation. We will be donating 10% of all entry fees to our local Bedford County Humane Society in Pennsylvania. It receives no government funding and is not a United Way agency. Instead, the generosity of individual and corporate supporters allows the continued operation and growth of the many programs and services. The BCHS provides services for more than 1000 animals each year. For more information about BCHS, please visit their website: http://www.bchsonline.org/. 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: October 15, 2021. More info. Contact: email
National
Call for Artists
Oct17

Artist Magazine Over 60 Art Competition

Artist Magazine | Artists Network announces a call to artists for the Artist Magazine Over 60 Art Competition. Over $3,000 in total prizes! The Contest is open to artists over the age of 60 working in two dimensions in all traditional art media (e.g., oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastel, mixed media, gouache, egg tempera, pen and ink; drawing media such as graphite, charcoal, colored pencils, scratch board, markers, metal point; and two-dimensional collage and fabric art as well). Please, no digital art, photography, or three-dimensional art such as installation art or sculpture. Early Bird entry fee $30 | Final $35. Deadline: Early Bird August 23, 2021 | Final October 17, 2021. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Oct17

Form and Shape: The Figure in Contemporary Art

The figure has provided inspiration for artists for centuries. Gallerist and curator Michael Rose seeks original artworks for a virtual exhibition focused on the continued resonance of the human form in contemporary art. A competitive juried exhibition presented online, this show will feature a thoughtfully curated selection of exceptional artists whose works derive their subjects or inspirations from the figure. Form and Shape is part of an ongoing series of popular virtual exhibitions hosted by Rose on his website michaelrosefineart.com. Open to work in all media and styles. Selected artworks will be featured online November 1-30, 2021 and will then be archived and remain available for viewing. Several artworks in the show will also be promoted individually on social media. One artist will receive a future solo virtual feature. All submitted works must be available for sale. Sales will be handled via the artists, who will retain 100% of the proceeds. $10 entry fee. Deadline: October 17, 2021. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Oct17

The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival - 2022

The Woodlands Arts Council seeks artists for The Woodlands Waterway Arts Festival, held April 9-10, 2022 at The Woodlands Town Center, Waterway and Town Green Park in The Woodlands, TX. Open to artists all over the world. All work must be original work made by the applying artist. No mass produced reproductions are allowed. Applications are juried (blind jury process) by category. There are 14 categories. Please see the full prospectus for more details. Early Bird jury fee through September 30th is $35. After that, $40. Deadline: October 17, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call (281) 685-2936.
International
Call for Artists
Oct20

Developed Work - International Photography Fellowship Competition

The Midwest Center for Photography in Wichita, Kansas invites entries for the 2021 International Photography Fellowship Competition - Developed Work exhibition, November 5-26, 2021. Developed Work has become established as the premier exhibition at MWCP for featuring some of the most important creative photographic work of the year. Selected photographers will demonstrate successful representation of working with a concept and developing it into a solid framework resulting in a thematically developed body of photographic work. Artists must submit a brief artist statement outlining the intentions of the work. Selection will be considered from the cohesive body of work submitted by each artist rather than solely on individual images. Open to all photographers worldwide, and all photographic genre and subject matter. One fellowship recipient will receive the $200 Developed Work Fellowship Award and one year artist representation at MWCP online. $40 entry fee. Deadline: October 20, 2021. More info. Contact: email
National
Call for Artists
Oct20

Art Tile America 2021 From Sea to Shining Sea

The Tile Heritage Foundation announces a call to artists for a virtual art exhibition, December 5-31, 2021. Best in Show: $1000, 2nd Prize: $750, 3rd Prize: $500, Tile Heritage Prize: $250, and more. Jurors: Brigid O'Connor & Alfredo Ratinoff. Categories: Individual Ceramic Tiles, Tile Panels, Ceramic Mosaic Panels, Installations. Entries should push the boundaries of ceramic surfaces using ceramic tile and/or ceramic mosaic to narrate the vision of the artist, offering a platform to embrace their own social, cultural or personal stories. Art works completed in the past 24 months are eligible for inclusion (August 30th 2019 to the present). Limited to 3 entries per artist. $35 per entry. Deadline: October 20, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 707.431.8453.
International
Call for Artists
Oct21

International Art Competition Contemporary

Contemporary Art Room Gallery is proud to announce their 2nd "Contemporary" Online Art Competition for the month of October 2021. This is the open subject theme with an emphasis in contemporary art. Artists from around the world are welcome to submit their work. All visual art mediums are acceptable (painting, photography, drawing, 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, $28 for 4 images and $58 for up to 10 images. Deadline: October 21, 2021. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Oct24

5th Annual Plein Air Exhibition

The San Diego Watercolor Society seeks artists for a plein air exhibition, November 22 - December 27, 2021 in San Diego, CA. Awards: $1000, $500, $300. Juror: Joseph Zbukvic. At least 80% watermedia including watercolor, acrylic, gouache, egg tempera, etc done on site with only minor finishing in studio. $25 for Members, $40 for non-Members. Deadline: October 24, 2021. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 619-876-4550.
International
Call for Artists
Oct24

Open Theme Painting Competition

CamelbackGallery.com announces a call to artists for an online juried 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. Artists should submit their best paintings in any subject matter or style, including abstract works. All traditional mediums allowed including oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, pencil, pen, scratchboard, charcoal, conte & mixed media. No digital please. Up to two paintings allowed per submission. Artists my enter more than once. $19 for two images. Deadline: October 24, 2021. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Oct27

11th Annual "Nature" Online Art Competition

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces an art call for the gallery's 11th Annual "Nature" Online Juried Art Competition, November 1-30, 2021. The "Nature" theme is the artist's interpretation and depiction of nature art. Nature subjects include geographical subjects, landscapes, natural objects, wildlife and natural environments. The gallery invites entries from artists (including photography & digital art) regardless of where they reside to apply to this competition by submitting their best representational or abstract art and photography. $14 for 1-2 entries / $24 for 3-5 entries. Early entry and art student discounts. Deadline: October 27, 2021. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Oct31

Lucca Biennale Cartasia 2022

The new Lucca Biennale Cartasia calls are already online for the eleventh edition of the event, scheduled in the Tuscan city of Lucca from July 31st to September 25th, 2022. After an edition in an odd year following the postponement due to Covid-19, the largest paper art, architecture and design event returns to its original biennial even positioning. For the Indoor call all artistic forms are allowed, ranging from sculpture to video-art and to performance art. The Outdoor call is instead dedicated to the creation of paper monumental sculptures to be created during an artistic residency, which culminates in the installation of the work in one of the city's squares. 1000 € will be awarded for the Outdoor exhibition. Entry fee: € 20. Deadline: October 31, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 0583928354.
International
Call for Artists
Oct31

Emerging Artists 2022

Limner Gallery in Hudson, NY announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, March 3-26, 2022. $500 award. Open to all artists working in any media. This event is devoted to the discovery, introduction and promotion of Emerging Artists. $35 entry fee. Deadline: October 31, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 518-567-7858.
National
Call for Artists
Nov1

Call for Artwork for Portraits Project

The Gay Men's Chorus of Washington, DC (GMCW) is seeking artwork to be used as part of the Portraits project to be premiered in June 2024. Compensation to the artist is $2,500 per piece. Portraits will represent through visual art, music, and dance, the spectrum of sexual, gender, racial, ethnic, and cultural identities. Paintings, drawings, and photographs are welcome. The artworks may be a portrait, or a scene depicting an aspect of the human experience, including identity expression and historical references specific to the LGBTQ+ community. Selected artworks will be used as projections as part of a live performance, brought to life aurally by music, and visually by GMCW's 17th Street Dance ensemble. Music will be commissioned by composers inspired by the artworks selected for the project. Artists may submit works from their existing portfolio, or the artist may submit a sample or sketch of a proposed work. If the sample/sketch is selected for the project, the completed work will then be due September 1, 2022. Multiple works or sketches may be submitted. No entry fee. Deadline: November 1, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 202-293-1548.
National
Call for Artists
Nov1

George A.& Eliza Gardner Howard Fellowships in Photography

The Howard Foundation will consider proposals from visual artists working in any genre, style, and media that can be classified as Photography, with regards to still images. In accordance with the fellowship program's overall goal of supporting early mid-career artists, applicants should have a record of exhibitions and demonstrate a promising program of creative development using photography as a mode of creative expression and experimentation. Note that the $35,00 0non-residency funds are intended mainly to support time for creative work; they do not underwrite costs of equipment, exhibitions, or publication. Artists must be currently living and working in the United States or U.S. Territories. No application fee. Deadline: November 1, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 401-863-2429.
International
Call for Artists
Nov1

7th Annual Colorful Abstractions Art Competition

Fusion Art seeks entries for an online art exhibition, November 5 - December 4, 2021. Cash prizes and an invitation to Fusion Art's Annual Group Show in Palm Springs in 2022 for Best in Show winners. For this competition, both 2D and 3D artists, worldwide, are invited to submit their best nonobjective or nonrepresentational art. All artists, regardless of location or experience, are encouraged to submit their best abstract art and photography. Black and white are acceptable colors for the "colorful abstraction" theme. $20 for 1 image / $35 for up to 5 images. Deadline: November 1, 2021. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Nov5

4th Annual Women Artists Art Competition

Fusion Art is once again celebrating women artists with its 19th quarterly online art competition, November 15 - February 14, 2021. Best in Show winners will be invited to Fusion Art's Annual Group Show in Palm Springs in 2022. Juror: Chris Hoffman. The gallery invites both 2D & 3D submissions from women artists, only, regardless of their location or their experience or education in the art field. For this open theme art competition, any subject matter and any media are acceptable for consideration and all women artists are encouraged to submit their best representational or abstract art and photography. $20 for 1 image / $35 for up to 5 images. Deadline: November 5, 2021. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Nov7

Exceptional Abstractions

Mona Niko Gallery in Mission Viejo, CA announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, December 4-31, 2021. First place $250, Second Place $150, Third place $100. Juror: Mona Niko. Seeking any abstract work including small sculptures. This call for art is open to all local, national and international artists, professional and amateur. Multiple art mediums are encouraged and will be considered: Acrylic, Airbrush, Charcoal, Color Pencil, Computer Art, Digital Art, Digital Photography, Drawings, Ceramics Encaustic, Fiber Arts, Graphite, Illustration, Mixed Media, Oil, Pastel, Pen and Ink, Photo Assemblage, Printmaking, Sculpture, Traditional Photography, Video and Watercolor. No work that requires special hanging or special installation instructions will be accepted. $35 for up to 3 images. Deadline: November 7, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call (949)317-8513.
International
Call for Artists
Nov7

Botanical Art & Illustration

Las Laguna Gallery in Laguna Beach, CA seeks works for a juried art exhibition, December 2-31, 2021 that explore plants. Any works that show flowers, plants, trees, leaves, cactus, succulents, etc. will be considered. 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), Printmaking and Watercolor, will be considered. Note: All artists 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 brick and mortar gallery for the in-person exhibition. $35 for up to 3 images. Deadline: November 7, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 949-505-0950.
International
Call for Artists
Nov10

14th Artist Spotlight Solo Art Competition

Fusion Art is now accepting entries for the 14th Artist Spotlight Solo Art Competition. Artist Spotlight highlights individual artists who have an overall body of work to showcase. From this competition Fusion Art will select up to 12 winning artists for individual month-long solo art exhibitions on the Fusion Art website. The Artist Spotlight competition is an open competition. There is no theme and any subject matter and any media are acceptable. Both 2D and 3D artists from around the world are encouraged to submit their best work for consideration. $35 for 8 images. Deadline: November 10, 2021. More info. Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Nov14

Arts North International 27

Friends of the Hopkins Center for the Arts seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, January 8 - February 12, 2022 in Hopkins, MN. $10,000 of awards available. Mediums accepted: Acrylic, ceramic, drawing, fiber, glass, mixed media, oil, pastel, print, photograph, sequential art, sculpture, and watercolor/watermedia artworks. $35 for 2 images/entries, $5 for each additional image. Deadline: November 14, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 952-548-6489.
National
Call for Artists
Nov15

5th Biennial Wings & Water

River Arts Inc announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, January 20 - March 11, 2022 at the River Arts Center Gallery in Prairie du Sac, WI. $500 Best in Show, $150 Second Place, $75 Honorable Mention (2), $50 People's Choice. Artists from around the nation are invited to submit artworks depicting their definition of wings and/or water. Examples of this may include works of birds, insects, fish, animals, rivers, etc or abstract representations thereof. Works must be original. All styles, media, and techniques accepted. 2D and 3D pieces accepted. $35 for first entry. Additional works at $10 per work, maximum 4 works total. Deadline: November 15, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 608-643-5215.
International
Call for Artists
Nov16

The Hopper Prize

The Hopper Prize announces a call to artists. We are offering 2 grants of $3,500 and 4 grants of $1,000 ($11,000 USD total prize money). Jurors: Tyler Blackwell, Associate Curator, Blaffer Art Museum and Caitlin Julia Rubin, Associate Curator & Director of Programs, Rose Art. The Hopper Prize is open to all artists age 18 and older working in any media. There are no restrictions on genre, subject matter, or media. We welcome entries in all media. $40 for 10 images. Deadline: November 16, 2021. More info.
National
Call for Artists
Nov18

Breaking Through: The Rise of American Women Artists

American Women Artists seeks entries for a national juried art exhibition, March 5 - May 29, 2022 at the Customs House Museum & Cultural Center in Clarksville, TN. Approx. $25,000 in cash and merchandise awards, including a $10,000 Grand Prize. Open to AWA Members in good standing (2022 membership). Only on-line entries will be accepted. Please submit entries through www.onlinejuriedshows.com starting September 1, 2021. Entries must be of original concept and design, and must not have been shown in a prior AWA show. Paintings, drawings, and sculpture are eligible (see website for complete details). Mixed media, as well as the use of textiles or fabric art, are also acceptable. Not acceptable: craft, jewelry, photography, digital prints, textiles, fiber art, and any work containing computer generated elements. All works must be for sale. $55 for up to 3 entries. Each additional entry $10, up to maximum of 6. Maximum of one piece of artwork per accepted artist will be juried into the exhibition. Deadline: November 18, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 209-224-8424.
International
Call for Artists
Nov30

13th Annual Ten X Ten - Small Works Exhibition

The Midwest Center for Photography in Wichita, Kansas invites entries for the Ten X Ten show, an annual small works exhibition that celebrates the wide range of creative expression within the square format, December 4-31, 2021. This free spirited fun exhibition is exciting to experience on the gallery walls with the variety of unique juxtapositions that create contrasts and similarities through the interplay of unique images in this grid format exhibition. Ten X Ten focuses on offering affordable collectable works from worldwide artists that are ten inches by ten inches in dimension, and sell for $100 each. The opening reception is in December for end of the year sales. All photographs will be archivally printed and framed, packaged and shipped to the buyer's door. $40 entry fee. Deadline: November 30, 2021. More info. Contact: email
National
Call for Artists
Dec1

The Uncanny

The Chateau Gallery in Louisville, KY announces a call to artists for an upcoming art exhibition, December 17, 2021 - February 1, 2022. Open to artists age 18 and older. Original 2D artworks created through the media of painting, drawing, photography, printmaking, assemblage, collage, mixed media. $20 entry fee. Deadline: December 1, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 502-262-6200.
International
Call for Artists
Dec1

32 Memorial Maria Luisa International Photo & Video Contest

The Maria Luisa Memorial announces a call to artists for a juried photography & video contest. The prize ceremony will take place in Infiesto and in Oviedo - Asturias - Spain on May 7th and 8th, 2022. The Overall Winner of the XXXII MML will be awarded a cash prize of 3.000 €, Trophy, a Diploma, a book portfolio and two invitations to the gala. Mountain, nature, wildlife, mountaineering, climbing, landscape, underwater world, biodiversity, flora, extreme and adventure sports, etc. will be the reference of the edition in this contest one more year, not only in the photography categories but in the section dedicated to videos, films and documentaries as well. In addition, on this occasion, a new thematic category is dedicated exclusively to travel and people photography. Entry fee: 22€. All contestants will be able to submit a free first photograph to the contest. Deadline: December 1, 2021. More info (PDF). Contact: email
International
Call for Artists
Dec12

Human Faces and Figures

Las Laguna Art Gallery in Laguna Beach, CA announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, January 6-29, 2022. 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), Printmaking and Watercolor, will be considered. Note: All artists 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 brick and mortar gallery for the in-person exhibition. $35 for up to 3 images. Deadline: December 12, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 949-505-0950.
National
Call for Artists
Dec31

Looking for fine artists/painters ready for a solo exhibit

Gallerie Valerie is now accepting submissions from Solo Exhibitors with around 20 works for newer gallery in small quaint town in a great location approximately halfway between San Francisco and Napa. All submissions must be original works. All subjects and painting styles are welcome. The artist will be responsible for transporting and hanging art including all expenses. 70% of sales go to the artist. 30% of sales go to the gallery. Non-refundable application fee of $35. Deadline: December 31, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 510-990-2505.
National
Call for Artists
Jan10

Laumeier Sculpture Park 35th Annual Art Fair

Artists are invited to apply for the Laumeier Sculpture Park 35th Annual Art Fair, May 6-8, 2022 in St. Louis, MO. Judges award $5,000+ in cash and prizes. All artists ages 18 and up who create work of original concept, design and execution are eligible to apply. Media categories include: ceramics, fiber/textiles, glass, jewelry, mixed media 2D, painting, photography/digital, printmaking/drawing, sculpture and wood. $45 Regular Application / $55 Late Application. Deadline: January 10, 2022. More info. Contact: email

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