Arts Organizations, take note: Rhode Island Foundation creates new Responsive Grant funding category

Rhode Island Foundation

The Rhode Island Foundation has created a new funding category called “Responsive Grants”, designed to “address urgent community need, emerging opportunity, new ideas, and proven programs in the nonprofit space.”

Grants made through this program will start at $10,000, and the grant term will generally be one year.  Organizations can apply any time, but are only eligible for one award per calendar year from this program.

Responsive Grants are designed to support organizations across the nonprofit sector – including those working in the arts, or to serve children & families, or to provide affordable housing, or to protect the environment. The program will also support organizations that are focused on other areas of need.

The Rhode Island Foundation’s Responsive Grant funding category is accepting applications now. Click here to learn more, and begin the application process.

Call for Submissions for Spectrum Gallery’s Nature in Black & White Show

Nature in Black & White Show
Spectrum Art Gallery and Store
61 Main St., Centerbrook, CT

Spectrum Gallery’s Spring exhibit features works by artists who through a palette of grays, whites and black show the detail and beauty found in nature. We already have numerous photographic submissions, so we are looking for other fine art mediums, including but not limited to acrylic, oil, watercolor, mixed media, collage, printmaking, etc.

There is also some room in the store for works by local and regional artisans, including glass, pottery, jewelry, apparel, etc. Do submit as soon as possible! The gallery director always knows what is coming in in order to plan the displays in the store.

Show opens, Friday, March 30, 6:30-9pm with an opening reception. Show closes May 13.

How to Submit to Nature in Black & White Show

Please send the following in one email to Barbara Nair at barbara@spectrumartgallery.org

  • Title of show in subject line of your submissions
  • 3 high resolution jpg files with title, medium, dimensions and price
  • Biography as a Word document or embedded into an email
  • Contact information

Wickford Art Festival T-shirt Logo Design Contest

wickford arts festival

Would you like to become a part of the oldest fine art festival in New England? We are looking for talented graphic designers to compete in our annual t-shirt design contest.

We are seeking one color original designs for our commemorative 56th Wickford Art Festival T-Shirts.  You may enter more than once. Designs may be emailed to Francie Christophersen at wickfordartfestival@gmail.com or can be dropped off or mailed to the Wickford Art Association, 36 Beach St. Wickford, RI, 02852. Gallery hours:  Tuesday – Saturday 11am -3pm.

Deadline is May 2, 2018. Please include your contact information with your submission.

Cash prize $100.00 and recognition in our festival program.

Call for Art for RISCA’s Annual Native American Art Exhibit

Rhode Island State Council on the Arts (RISCA) Presents with the Tomaquag Museum

 2018 State Native American Art Exhibit

April 7th – June 9th, 2018

Reception: Thursday, April 19th, 2018 6:30-8:00pm

We are pleased to announce the 2018 State Native American Art Exhibition.  The Atrium Gallery was developed to exhibit the work of public artists in the State Capitol Complex. It hosts exhibits on a rotating basis, in partnership with community artists and arts organizations from across the state.  The Atrium showcases artwork from a variety of groups from diverse communities. We are pleased to showcase the talent of various artists at the Atrium Gallery @ One Capitol Hill.


 Drop off / Installation:

Saturday, April 7th, 2018, 10:00-12:00pm


Pick Up: 

Saturday, June 9th, 2018 10:00-12:00pm

Location: William E. Powers Administration Building

One Capitol Hill, Providence, RI 02908


If you are interested, please send images of artwork and the label information to

diversityartexhibit@gmail.com  on or before March 1st, 2018


For more information please contact:

Elena Calderón-Patiño

Director, Community Arts Program

Rhode Island State Council on the Arts

Elena.Patino@arts.ri.gov

Phone: (401) 222-6996

callforentry.org Is A Great Resource For Artists

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Maricopa Community Colleges Visual Arts Student Competition 2017-18
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Call Type: Competitions
Eligibility: Local
City: Tempe
State: Arizona
Fee: $0.00
Entry Deadline: 2/23/18
Days remaining to deadline: 3

This is a Call for Entry for the Visual Arts, 2-D and 3-D student competitions for Maricopa Community Colleges.  It is open only to students who have enrolled in ART classes in Maricopa Community Colleges and the work was done during those ART classes.

Exploring the Light Photo Show 2018
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Call Type: Photography
Eligibility: Local
City: Lone Tree
State: Colorado
Fee: $35.00
Event Dates: 3/29/2018 – 5/29/2018
Entry Deadline: 2/23/18
Days remaining to deadline: 3

The 16th Annual Lone Tree juried photo competition runs March 29th – May 29th, 2018 at the Lone Tree Arts Center.  This show is presented by the Lone Tree Arts Commission and the Lone Tree Photo Club.

Connections Macon Arts and Culture Festival
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Call Type: Festivals
Eligibility: Regional
City: Macon
State: Georgia
Fee: $30.00
Entry Deadline: 2/23/18
Days remaining to deadline: 3

Connections Macon seeks a featured artist to serve as a headliner for a free arts and culture festival to be held April 21, 2018 at the newly restored Mill Hill Community Arts Center in Macon, Georgia.

Emerge 2018
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Call Type: Competitions
Eligibility: International
City: Portland
State: Oregon
Fee: $35.00
Entry Deadline: 2/23/18
Days remaining to deadline: 3
Number of Applications Allowed: 2

A juried kiln-glass exhibition for emerging and intermediate-level artists, Emerge 2018 is the tenth juried kiln-glass exhibition for emerging artists sponsored by Bullseye Glass Company, a manufacturer of colored glass for art and architecture. Hosted at Bullseye Projects in Portland’s Pearl District, this biennial exhibition recognizes students and early-career artists who are rising through the ranks of kilnformed studio glass but are not yet represented by major commercial galleries.

Emerge 2018 offers $22,000 in prizes in the form of Bullseye gift cards or credit, recognition at an award ceremony, and representation in a full-color exhibition catalog with photos, bios, and artist statements. Selected finalists will be included in Emerge/Evolve 2018, a national touring exhibition.

Students and artists who are not represented by major galleries are encouraged to apply. Makers who started working in kiln-glass more than 15 years ago (including studies in school) are not eligibl…

4th Annual Dirty South Cup Call & Competition
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Call Type: Competitions
Eligibility: National
City: Alexandria
State: Louisiana
Fee: $25.00
Entry Deadline: 2/24/18
Days remaining to deadline: 4

Give us your best mug, cup or tea bowl!  River Oaks Square Arts Center is looking for a few good cups to include in its’ 4th Annual Dirty South Cup Call and Competition.   We are looking for ceramic vessels (mugs, cups, tea bowls) that encompass exemplary creativity, experimentation and imagination, showcasing what can be accomplished with ceramics.   Up to 125 artists will be chosen for this inspiring Southern event, because we all need a good mug for our tea and coffee and if not, we always need a good conversation piece!

PORTRAITURE
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Call Type: Photography
Eligibility: International
City: Bridgewater
State: Virginia
Fee: $35.00
Entry Deadline: 2/24/18
Days remaining to deadline: 4

Seeking international photographers, digital artists, graphic designers, filmmakers, gif makers, iphoneographers, and more! Show us your best portraits! $500 in awards. Specto prints and frames all shows for FREE. No worrying about the logisitics and price of framing and shipping your work. Get your beautiful work out there! Apply now!

ArtPop Peoria 2018
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Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: Local
City: Peoria, Tazewell, Woodford
State: Illinois
Fee: $20.00
Entry Deadline: 2/25/18
Days remaining to deadline: 5

ArtsPartners of Central Illinois is proud to announce a call for entries to artists for the fourth annual ArtPop Peoria. ArtPop Peoria puts the work of local artists on Adams Outdoor 48’ x 14’ billboards that are seen by thousands of local residents. This is a value of nearly $15,000 in free advertising. In addition, winning artists will be featured at CIAO First Friday at The Studios on Sheridan gallery and on the ArtsPartners website. ArtPop Peoria is part of the national ArtPop Street Gallery program. The mission of ArtPop is to promote local artists work through available media space.

HEALING NATURE: Human Vision, Art and the Environment
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Call Type: Competitions
Eligibility: National
City: Dennis
State: Massachusetts
Fee: $30.00
Entry Deadline: 2/25/18
Days remaining to deadline: 5

We are in the midst of a turbulent time for the interaction of human activity and forces of nature. Through this exhibition, we are encouraging artists to express in any media their relationship to the natural world and/or their response to the issues confronting our enviroment. Exhibition Dates: March 29 – May 27, 2018. Reception TBA.

Juried Photography Exhibition & Publication | Los Angeles Area
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Call Type: Photography
Eligibility: International
City: Ventura
State: California
Fee: $40.00
Entry Deadline: 2/25/18
Days remaining to deadline: 5

CALL | Dab Art is pleased to announce our 5th International Juried Photography Competition, titled NMEMONIC.

ENTRIES | Entries will be juried and selected based on technical application, originality and concept. This is an open theme exhibit; accepting all photography genres, formats and print mediums. Priority considerations for early entries.

DETAILS | Finalists will be invited for a six-week gallery exhibition, and cash prizes will be awarded for the top winning photographs. Artists selected for exhibition will also be featured along with their photos in a hardback book published by Dab Art titled NMEMONIC. This full color book of photography will be added to the permanent catalog in the LACMA (Los Angeles County Museum of Art) Balch Art Research Library.

DISTINGUISHED JUROR | Award winning cinematographer, Hollywood director and screenplay writer Michael Miner. In addition to making movies, Micheal is an educator and highly collected photographer.

2018 Exhibition & Roster Opportunity | Greater Los Angeles
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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: International
City: Ventura
State: California
Fee: $35.00
Entry Deadline: 2/25/18
Days remaining to deadline: 5

OPEN CALL for artists looking to exhibit in the greater Los Angeles area in Southern California.

ROSTER | Artists selected for roster receive gallery representation and invitations for small group exhibitions, solo exhibition priority consideration, free entry for all Dab Art calls, representation at various art fairs, consultation and portfolio assistance, marketing and promotional assistance in selected publications, online market inventory and a profile on our website. Dab Art also produces documentary films on artists selected by the director, highlighting their work and careers.

MEDIUMS | Artists of all mediums and genres are encouraged to apply. (Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture, Glass, Fiber, Functional, Digital, Photography, Installation, Mixed Media, New Genres)

EXHIBITIONS | Applications will be reviewed monthly for exhibition consideration in 2018. Artists may submit more than one application. Artists selected for exhibition will be given sufficient time to prepare…

Art Exposed
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Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: Unspecified
City: Florence
State: Oregon
Fee: $25.00
Entry Deadline: 2/25/18
Days remaining to deadline: 5

“Art Exposed” in Florence is an exciting opportunity to exhibit outdoor art in the Historic Old Town area of Florence – a high traffic area filled with restaurants, galleries and shops along the Siuslaw River.  Five  locations  have been chosen along Bay Street, and artists are invited to utilize maximum creativity to offer pieces specific to each location.  The goal is to provide visitors and locals with interesting and attractive artwork that catches their attention and elicits a feeling of “WOW.”   Artists are offered a stipend to provide their work for a maximum of two years, and the art would be offered for sale during that time.

BAM Biennial 2018: BAM! Glasstastic 
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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: Regional
City: Bellevue
State: Washington
Fee: $40.00
Entry Deadline: 2/26/18
Days remaining to deadline: 6

Bellevue Arts Museum is seeking artists, designers, and makers working in the states and provinces of WA,OR, ID, MT, AK and BC to apply to the BAM Biennial 2018: BAM! Glasstastic (scheduled to open November 9, 2018).

Entrants are invited to take a creative approach to glass—the theme of this edition—and to pursue the Biennial as an opportunity to push the boundaries of their vision and skill. Proposals for new work are strongly encouraged.

Wall Artwork(s) Historic Downtown Liberty, MO
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Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: National
City: City of Liberty
State: Missouri
Fee: $0.00
Entry Deadline: 2/26/18
Days remaining to deadline: 6

Project: Wall Art – Corner of 2 N. Water Street & 8 E. Kansas St. – “Liberty” Themed Artwork(s)

The City of Liberty is issuing a call for artists to create artwork that would cover 15 individual panels (approx 6 ft tall by 12 ft wide) hung side by side to adorn a temporary wooden façade (6 ft. tall by 160 ft. wide) at the corner of Water and Kansas Streets in Historic Downtown Liberty.  The wooden facade/wall serves as a visual barrier for a vacant lot located at the SE Corner of the Historic Courthouse Square.

We are looking to create a mural or artwork that is appealing to area residents and visitors.  Preferred themes could celebrate community and/or culture with elements that will draw people from around the Kansas City Metro, and visitors to KC, to Liberty for a photo opportunity. The panels should be light-hearted and capture the essence community pride, inclusivity, and equity.

Themes:

  • City Pride
  • Culture
  • History

Artists who draw, paint, make prints, work in compute…

Pressure Points Juried Exhibition
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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: National
City: Seattle
State: Washington
Fee: $10.00
Entry Deadline: 2/26/18
Days remaining to deadline: 6

Pressure Points Exhibition / Call for Art
‘Seattle Print Arts’ is seeking print artists to participate in a juried group exhibition opening in April 2018.  Curated by SPA, this show will feature traditional and non-traditional print art inspired by today’s most relevant issues.  Pressure Points aims to examine our shifting socio-political climate, as well as how cultural, economic, and technological changes impact these issues.

SELECTION PROCESS : Judging for this exhibition will occur between February 26th and March 2nd Artist selected for this show will be contacted no later than March 9th and will be expected to RSVP no later than March 16th.  Selected works must be available for exhibition for the duration of the exhibit.(April 2 through April 26) Accepted works must be wall-ready and outfitted for hanging upon receipt. Artist will be responsible for delivery and return of work, including any costs for shipping and handling. Any return shipping costs must be arranged in…

2018 Art at the Center Juried Exhibition
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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: National
City: Overland Park
State: Kansas
Fee: $25.00
Entry Deadline: 2/26/18
Days remaining to deadline: 6

2018 Overland Park Art at the Center Juried Exhibition

Show Dates: April 6, 2018 through June 3, 2018
Opening Reception: Friday, April 6, 2018, 5:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
2018 Juror Jean Cook
Best of Show – $2,000
Second Place – $1,000
Third Place – $500
Three – $250 Honorable Mention Awards
Six – $50 Juror Choice Awards
And a People’s Choice Award – $200 to be selected at Opening Reception
Entry fee is $25 for 4 images.
Entry Deadline: February 26, 2018
Notification: March 5, 2018

Coleman and Bassett Illuminated Underpass
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Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: National
City: San José
State: California
Fee: $0.00
Entry Deadline: 2/27/18
Days remaining to deadline: 7

The City of San José Public Art Program in conjunction with the Departments of Housing, Transportation, Parks, Recreation and Neighborhood Services, and Public Works are seeking an experienced artist, or artist-led team to develop an artwork that uses energy efficient LED lighting that will be installed at Coleman underpass to increase safety, visibility and to encourage active transportation to and from this district at all hours. As Public Art this creative place making project will engage residents in a participatory design process to enliven the streetscape beneath the Coleman overpass while also strengthening neighborhood identity.

The City of San José Public Art Program (SJPA) seeks to build community identity by initiating artworks and exhibitions that enhance the civic landscape. Public art strives to reflect the City’s diversity, historic richness, and envision its present and future.

Artists are asked to submit qualifications to design, fabricate and install an artwork that provides much needed light and converts “dead space” into a safer, more inviting, and more interesting pedestrian environment.

Greenwood Village Arts & Humanities Scholarship
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Call Type: Award
Eligibility: Local
City: Greenwood Village
State: Colorado
Fee: $0.00
Entry Deadline: 2/28/18
Days remaining to deadline: 8
Number of Applications Allowed: 20

This is an arts scholarship for graduating high school seniors who plan on majoring in one of the arts in college. This can be fine arts, music, theater, literature, architecture, etc. Two $3,000 scholarships will be awarded. Students must be a graduating senior from an Arapahoe County, Colorado high school or be a resident of Greenwood Village, Colorado.

City of Mountain View Sidewalk Studio Pilot Program
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Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: Local
City: Mountain View
State: California
Fee: $0.00
Entry Deadline: 2/28/18
Days remaining to deadline: 8

The City of Mountain View (CMV) and the Visual Arts Committee (VAC) are launching a utility box beautification pilot program, Sidewalk Studio.  The program aims to enrich the community through the creation of public art by transforming common City-owned utility boxes into unique vibrant artwork while deterring graffiti.  The Sidewalk Studio Pilot Program is designed to encourage civic pride, increase pedestrian traffic while creating a more attractive environment, and expand public art into new areas of the City.

The CMV and VAC seek to commission five artists or artists’ teams to create and paint original designs for five utility boxes within the City of Mountain View. Eligible artists and/or artists’ teams must a be resident of one of the following 11 San Francisco Bay Area counties (Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Benito, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano and Sonoma).

52nd Annual Regional Juried Art Exhibition and Sale
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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: Regional
City: Richardson
State: Texas
Fee: $25.00
Entry Deadline: 2/28/18
Days remaining to deadline: 8

Call for entries for the 52nd. Annual Regional Juried Art Exhibition and Sale is open to all amatuer and professional Texas Artists age 18 and over.  Award winning artist E. Melinda Morrison  is this year’s juror and there are approximately $7,000 in cash and merchandise awards.  Deadline for entries is February 28, 2018.  The exhibition will be on display from May 2nd. to May 26th. with an Awards ceremony and reception on May 13th.

Patrick Square Public Art Trail
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Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: Regional
City: Clemson
State: South Carolina
Fee: $0.00
Entry Deadline: 2/28/18
Days remaining to deadline: 8

DEADLINE EXTENSION: Now 2/28/18 at 11:59 p.m. MST

Patrick Square town center is looking for artists in the southeastern US to submit a proposal for the development’s initial exhibit(s) of its outdoor public art trail.  The trail is designed to encourage exploration throughout the neighborhood and also reflect the values of the community and greater region of Clemson, SC.  The display(s) should be durable to various weather conditions and interactions from both adults and children.  The display(s) can incorporate different materials and take on various forms, implementing static or kinetic art.  The combined artwork budget of the project(s) is $20,000.

Rapid City Regional Airport Temporary Art Exhibition 2018
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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: Regional
City: Rapid City
State: South Dakota
Fee: $0.00
Entry Deadline: 2/28/18
Days remaining to deadline: 8
Number of Applications Allowed: 20

This is an opportunity for regional artists to have artworks displayed in the gate areas of the airport where it will viewed and enjoyed by thousands of travelers. Proposals may be submitted by individual artists, artists working in collaboration, and nonprofit arts organizations. Exhibition proposals may be submitted for a specific location (see display opportunities) or for placement at Rapid City Regional Airport’s (RAP) discretion. Individual artists may submit specific individual artworks for consideration as part of juried or curated exhibition opportunities.  Exhibition periods vary dependent upon artist availability.  Two exhibition periods are available for 2018 and you may apply for either one:  1.  April 1, 2018 through July 30, 2018.  2.  August 1, 2018 through January 31, 2019.
Schweitzer Cutoff Roundabout Public Art
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Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: National
City: Sandpoint
State: Idaho
Fee: $0.00
Entry Deadline: 2/28/18
Days remaining to deadline: 8

NOTE:  This call has been extended until February 28, 2018.
The City of Sandpoint’s newest roundabout is situated near the northern edge of Sandpoint city limits, at the intersection of Boyer and Schweitzer Cutoff roads. It is a connection between many different cultural, industrial and recreational opportunities. This intersection provides access to the industrial business areas surrounding the Sandpoint Airport, shopping and dining in neighboring City of Ponderay, community events at the Bonner County Fairgrounds and recreational activities at Schweitzer Mountain Resort.

The Sandpoint Arts Commission seeks vibrant public art for installation at this gateway to Sandpoint. A successful proposal will reflect the multi-use nature of the location as well as the city’s love for its pristine land and water. The allowable budget for artists is up to, but no more than, $90,000. Included in this budget are artist’s fee, travel, fabrication, engineering, materials, documentation, installation, lighting and all other costs accrued by the artist specific to this Call to Artists.

28th Annual Shoreline Arts Festival, 2018
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Call Type: Festivals
Eligibility: National
City: Shoreline
State: Washington
Fee: $20.00
Entry Deadline: 2/28/18
Days remaining to deadline: 8
Number of Applications Allowed: 2

The Shoreline Arts Festival gathers approximately 10,000 attendees for a summer celebration of the arts and local artists. The two-day event is a long-established tradition in this suburban Seattle community. June 23 & 24, 2018

The Festival features an active Artist Marketplace along with juried art exhibitions, cultural performances, theatrical performances, live music, Hands-On Art, a children’s area, Food Truck Food Court, and much more.

Held at a great venue, the Festival is located on the grounds of the Shoreline Conference Center, with both indoor and outdoor activities, excellent amenities, and ample parking for attendees.

The vibrant Artist Marketplace is situated at the very front of the Festival, with booths occupying the large space between the Shoreline Center building and 1st Ave NE. This year’s Marketplace will feature 70+ juried artists. The organizers strive for a well-balanced mix of art types and price points, with emphasis always on quality of craftsmanship and…

The Egg Show
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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: National
City: Oakland
State: California
Fee: $30.00
Entry Deadline: 2/28/18
Days remaining to deadline: 8

The egg is one of the most universal symbols throughout the world, and therefore a great source of inspiration. The egg has generated myths and tales for many cultures from all over the world. From standard origin stories to superstitious traditions, every culture has at least one egg to crack… or cherish

20th Annual Art on the Streets
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Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: International
City: Colorado Springs
State: Colorado
Fee: $25.00
Entry Deadline: 2/28/18
Days remaining to deadline: 8
Number of Applications Allowed: 10

Art on the Streets celebrates the power of art in public places, while turning the streets of Downtown Colorado Springs into a yearlong outdoor sculpture gallery. More than 200 artworks have been exhibited downtown since AOTS began in 1999, and the district is home to more than 50 permanent works, many of which have been purchased through AOTS.

Selected artists each receive a $1,250 honorarium. All selected artists are also eligible for the following awards:

  • $10,000 Juror Award
  • $2,500 Juror Award: Second Place
  • $1,000 Juror Award: Third Place
  • $1,000 People’s Choice Award

This year represents the 20th year of this program, and up to 14 artists will be chosen to exhibit. In addition to the honorarium, each artist is offered two nights of complimentary lodging in Colorado Springs, one of which will be used during installation, and one of which will be used to attend the exhibition’s Launch Party event.

2018 Wrangell Mountains Center Residency – McCarthy, Alaska
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Call Type: Residencies
Eligibility: International
City: McCarthy
State: Alaska
Fee: $30.00
Event Dates: 7/29/2018 – 8/31/2018
Entry Deadline: 2/28/18
Days remaining to deadline: 8

The Wrangell Mountains Center (WMC) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is connecting people with wildlands through art, science, and education in the Wrangell Mountains. The Wrangell Mountains Residency Program aims to support artists of all genres, writers, and inquiring minds. Our organization and community will provide a unique and rustic workspace located in heart of the nation’s largest national park. We invite applicants with creative and inquisitive minds who will both add to and benefit from the interdisciplinary efforts at our community hub in McCarthy, Alaska and the surrounding Wrangell-St. Elias National Park and Preserve.

Fine Arts Exhibition 2018 of the Decatur Arts Festival
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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: International
City: Decatur
State: Georgia
Fee: $30.00
Entry Deadline: 2/28/18
Days remaining to deadline: 8
Number of Applications Allowed: 3

The Decatur Arts Alliance invites artists working in all media to participate in the Fine Arts Exhibition at the 30th Annual Decatur Arts Festival. The exhibition is a juried multimedia presentation that contributes a fresh and unique perspective to the festival every year. The exhibition is installed in the Dalton Gallery on the beautiful campus of Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Georgia. Entries are open on CaFE January 8 – February 28, 2018.

2019-2020 El Paseo Sculpture Exhibition
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Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: Unspecified
City: Palm Desert
State: California
Fee: $0.00
Entry Deadline: 2/28/18
Days remaining to deadline: 8
Number of Applications Allowed: 2

About the El Paseo Sculpture Exhibition: El Paseo is the premier shopping street in Palm Desert and the Coachella Valley, located in southern California. The exhibition space consists of eighteen lighted concrete pads located in the medians along a one and one half mile stretch of prime retail. The artwork remains on exhibition for approximately two (2) years, with installation tentatively planned for October – November 2018 and de-installation planned for October 2020.

Elements
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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: Unspecified
City: Kansas City 
State: Missouri
Fee: $15.00
Entry Deadline: 2/28/18
Days remaining to deadline: 8

“Elements” is a group show centered around the four elements of nature; earth, wind, water, and fire. The Vanessa Lacy Gallery is accepting any and all mediums and subjects, as long as they fit the “Elements” theme. Some themes include, but are not limited to, abstracts, landscapes, weather, prairie fire, nature, and river scenes. All artwork must be original and available for sale.

Hallie Ford Fellowship in the Visual Arts, The Ford Family Foundation 2018
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Call Type: Fellowships
Eligibility: Unspecified
City: Roseburg
State: Oregon
Fee: $0.00
Entry Deadline: 2/28/18
Days remaining to deadline: 8

The Ford Family Foundation, headquartered in Roseburg, 14Oregon, invites established practicing visual artists to submit qualifications for consideration for a Hallie Ford Fellowship in the Visual Arts.  The deadline for submission is 10:59 PM (Pacific Time) Wednesday, February 28, 2018.  Applications will only be accepted through theCaFÉ system  from artists who meet the eligibility requirements.  Artists who have not previously established a profile on CaFÉ must register before applying.  Directions are available under Need an account? and CaFÉ also provides a short video to help you through the application process.  Late applications cannot be accepted and incomplete applications cannot be reviewed.  More information on the Fellowship Program may be found at tfff.org.  If questions remain after thoroughly reading all materials, please email visualartsprogram@tfff.org.  Due to limited staffing, the Foundation is only able to respond to email inquiries.

Coverings 2018 and City of Atlanta Student Competition
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Call Type: Competitions
Eligibility: Local
City: Atlanta
State: Georgia
Fee: $0.00
Entry Deadline: 3/1/18
Days remaining to deadline: 9
Number of Applications Allowed: 3

Coverings 2018 and the City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs have partnered to develop a student competition that will create three artistic public benches for the City of Atlanta. Pieces will be showcased at Coverings May 8-11, 2018 and in a public space in Atlanta for installation. Students are requested to review the requirements of the competition below and submit their entries as outlined. The competition is open to all undergraduate college and graduate students in the Atlanta area.

Art Springs 2018
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Call Type: Festivals
Eligibility: National
City: Hot Springs
State: Arkansas
Fee: $30.00
Event Dates: 5/5/2018 – 5/6/2018
Entry Deadline: 3/1/18
Days remaining to deadline: 9

Art Springs is the free 2-day outdoor festival portion of the annual Hot Springs celebration – Arts & The Park.  Art Springs is a juried festival bursting with talented fine artists and artisans. Art Springs is held at the Hill Wheatley Plaza in downtown historic Hot Springs and is open from 10 am to 6 pm on Saturday, May 5 and 10 am – 4 pm on Sunday, May 6, 20182018 Summer/Fall Residencies at Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts
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Call Type: Residencies
Eligibility: International
City: Saratoga
State: Wyoming
Fee: $40.00
Entry Deadline: 3/1/18
Days remaining to deadline: 9

Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts offers a competitive professional development opportunity for writers, visual and performing artists, musicians and composers from diverse backgrounds and levels of experience the unique opportunity of time and space to create.

Act 2: Art as a Career Sequel
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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: International
City: Layton
State: New Jersey
Fee: $25.00
Entry Deadline: 3/1/18
Days remaining to deadline: 9

Artists find their calling at all different stages of life, some early on and others further down the road. This exhibition celebrates the determination and passion of those who have pursued an artistic path after initially choosing another career or field of study.
The exhibition will be held in spring 2018 at Peters Valley School of Craft’s Sally D. Francisco Gallery. Peters Valley is one of the country’s premier craft schools, offering immersive summer workshops for beginners to professionals taught by prominent artists in eight professional studios. We are a not for profit 501c(3) organization established in 1970 in partnership with the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area in New Jersey.

Abstraction at Large
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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: International
City: Brooklyn
State: New York
Fee: $35.00
Entry Deadline: 3/1/18
Days remaining to deadline: 9

Abstraction at Large International Juried Art Exhibition NYC, April 11 – May 6, 2018

Abstraction, one of the most radical innovations of art history, stripped away the recognizable, threw it to the winds, and laid bare the purely abstract. This show seeks to bring forward how abstraction shapes contemporary art practice, not simply as a part of art history but as a living visual language. This is an open call to artists for an exhibition at Site:Brooklyn.

The exhibition will reflect the ambitious, innovative and contemporary in painting, drawing, printmaking, mixed media and photography today.

ABOUT THE JUROR: Eleanor Heartney is a contributing Editor to Art in America and Artnews and has written extensively on contemporary art issues for such other publications as Artpress, Art and Auction, The New Art Examiner, the Washington Post and The New York Times.

Bullseye Projects Artist Residency: June- December, 2018
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Call Type: Residencies
Eligibility: Unspecified
City: Portland
State: Oregon
Fee: $15.00
Entry Deadline: 3/1/18
Days remaining to deadline: 9

The Bullseye Projects artist-in-residence program offers artists, designers, and architects the opportunity to develop their practice in kilnformed glass. Our well-equipped studios in California, New Mexico, New York, and Oregon provide artists with a chance to explore new avenues of research and the freedom to experiment using a wide variety of techniques. Past participants include: Richard Whiteley, Karlyn SutherlandHeidi Schwegler, Narcissus Quagliata, Jun Kaneko, Rudi Gritsch, Judy Tuwaletstiwa, Jenn Shifflet, and Anna Mlasowsky.

Messina Hof Wine Label Competition 2018
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Call Type: Competitions
Eligibility: Regional
City: College Station
State: Texas
Fee: $25.00
Entry Deadline: 3/2/18
Days remaining to deadline: 10

Calling all Texas artists! Want to see your artwork featured on a bottle of wine? Enter the 2018 Messina Hof Wine Label Competition! The winning piece will be proudly displayed on a special run of Messina Hof wine bottles, plus cash prizes for the top three artists. This competition is open to all artists over the age of 21 residing in Texas. Entries may be any 2D medium including but not limited to: watercolor, oil, pastel, pencil, acrylic, collage, multimedia, and digital art.

Messina Hof takes great pride in making wine with Texas Soul – so this year we want to see what the “Heart and Soul of Texas” looks like. When searching for inspiration, think of what Texas means to you. What about Texas has filled your heart and soul? Whether it be late nights at the rodeo, picking wildflowers, or scootin’ across the dance hall, put our grand state on canvas and create a masterpiece!

The top finalists’ entries will be on display at the spring Wine & Roses Festival at Messina Hof, and festival attendees will have the opportunity to view and vote on their favorite piece. Top finalist artists will also be invited to the Wine & Roses VIP reception, and have the option to host a booth at the festival to display and sell their work, free of charge.

Coppell Art Splash at Andy Brown Park – Deadline Extended
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Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: Regional
City: Coppell
State: Texas
Fee: $15.00
Event Dates: 2/18/2018 – 3/31/2018
Entry Deadline: 3/2/18
Days remaining to deadline: 10

The City of Coppell Arts Council (CAC) is proud to announce a call for entries for Andy Brown Art Splash, a biennial outdoor public art exhibit. This exihibit is an extension of Phase I which was implemented in Old Town Coppell.   CAC will select up to ten sculptures to be exhibited for a 2-year period.  Coppell is a family friendly, community centric town. Andy Brown has recently been renovated and the city is utilizing this new area for community wide events and festivals.  The location promises great exposure for the artist.  In addition to this the Coppell Arts Council will host a Meet the Artist event and promote the exhibit throughout the DFW region.   Citizen’s will vote for their favorite sculpture and CAC will consider purchasing a sculpture from the Old Town and Andy Brown exhibits.  Selected artists will be provided a stipend of $1500 for the exhibit and winner of the People’s Choice will receive an additional $500.

Sculpture in the Square – Old Town Fort Collins
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Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: National
City: Fort Collins
State: Colorado
Fee: $0.00
Entry Deadline: 3/2/18
Days remaining to deadline: 10

Old Town Square is the heart of Fort Collins. We are looking for six sculptures that are resilient and durable for our year-round sculpture on loan exhibit. Each artist will receive a $750 honorarium and one artist will receive a $750 People’s Choice Award. Installation will occur on Saturday, April 28, 2018, and remain for one year.

MLK JR Dr. Linear Park Water Feature
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Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: National
City: Atlanta
State: Georgia
Fee: $0.00
Entry Deadline: 3/2/18
Days remaining to deadline: 10

The City of Atlanta Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs invites architects, artists and designers to submit qualifications for the design, production and installation of a Water Feature with LED lighting to be created and installed in a new linear park along MLK Jr Drive, between Lynhurst Drive and Peyton Place. The artwork will be part of the 7.2 mile east-west corridor that connects points of interest.

Nefelibata
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Call Type: Unspecified
Eligibility: Unspecified
City: Kokomo 
State: Indiana
Fee: $0.00
Entry Deadline: 3/2/18
Days remaining to deadline: 10
Entry Deadline: 3/2/18
Days remaining to deadline:
REQUIREMENTS:
Media Images – Minimum: 1, Maximum: 6
Total Media – Minimum: 1, Maximum: 6
Entry Fee (Nefelibata): $0.00

Nefelibata Nefelibata is a Portuguese word for “cloud walker”; one who lives in the clouds of their own imagination or dreams, or one who does not obey the conventions of society, literature, or art. This concept of living in the endless confines of your imagination is what we would like to see represented in the work submitted. We encourage varying interpretations of Nefelibata within the work submitted. There will be an installation room available for any artists interested in the space.

City of Albuquerque- Call for 2-D large and medium scale works of art
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Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: Unspecified
City: Albuquerque
State: New Mexico
Fee: $0.00
Entry Deadline: 3/2/18
Days remaining to deadline: 10

The Public Art Program seeks to purchase existing works of art that will become part of the permanent collection of the Albuquerque Public Art Urban Enhancement Division. The works will be displayed indoors at Albuquerque Public Facilities on a changing/rotating basis so that citizens of Albuquerque will have an opportunity to see Public Artworks at numerous locations. Primary locations include the Albuquerque Convention Center and City Hall; other city facilities such as Libraries, Community Center and other public spaces may be chose for new acquisitions.

2018 Spring Open Juried Show
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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: Local
City: San Rafael
State: California
Fee: $40.00
Entry Deadline: 3/3/18
Days remaining to deadline: 11

CALL FOR ENTRIES Falkirk Cultural Center invites all artists residing in the San Francisco Bay Area to participate in the Falkirk 2017 Fall Juried Exhibition. You are invited to submit up to 3 separate pieces of your original work completed in the past two years, not previously shown in a Falkirk Cultural Center exhibition.

2018 Comics, Anime, Cartoons and Fantasy
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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: International
City: Laguna Beach
State: California
Fee: $35.00
Entry Deadline: 3/3/18
Days remaining to deadline: 11

2018 Comics, Anime, Cartoons and Fantasy 
THEME: Comics, Anime, Animations, Cartoons or Fantasy
MEDIUM: All*
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION: March 3rd, 2018
ARTIST NOTIFICATION: March 11th, 2018
ART DELIVERY DATE: March 26th to 31st, 2018
SHOW DATE: April 5th to April 27th, 2018

Entry Fee: $35. Do you love comic books, superheroes, or anime? Then this month’s exhibition is for you!  Las Laguna Gallery is now accepting submissions of artwork comprised of or inspired by Comics, Anime and Animations. There are no restrictions on content, style, medium or context, but your entries should fit this theme, either traditionally or digitally, in some way.  We invite and encourage artists of ALL ages to participate and look forward to seeing your work.

Albuquerque City Hall 1st floor lobby Mural
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Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: Local
City: Albuquerque
State: New Mexico
Fee: $0.00
Entry Deadline: 3/5/18
Days remaining to deadline: 13

The 1st floor lobby of the City of Albuquerque City Hall building hosts citizens, visitors and employees with upwards of 3,500 people visiting on a daily basis. The City Hall 1st floor lobby, One Civic Plaza NW, features several public areas where the general public traverses to pay bills, attend public meetings, and dine in the lobby area café.

Future of the Arts 2018
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Call Type: Youth
Eligibility: Regional
City: Prairie Village 
State: Kansas
Fee: $5.00
Entry Deadline: 3/5/18
Days remaining to deadline: 13

Future of the Arts 2018 is the R.G. Endres Gallery juried competion planned for every April. The exhibition runs during the month of April with an awards gala reception on April 13th at 6:00 PM.
Eligibility: Open to all residents the Kansas City metro area and surrounding suburban cities, for children, grades 1-12 who attend public or private schools.
Eligible Artwork:
1) All 2D and 3D art of any media.
2) All performance art including music.
3) All theatrical performance including dance.
4) All forms literature.
All artwork must be created by or performed by the student.

Multipe prizes: Art scholarships, supplies or enhancements totalling more than $1000 in value. Including four $300.00 college scholarships for the winners of the four 9th grade throught 12th grade catagories. Designated age groups those in are grades 1st-3rd, 4th-6th, 7th-9th, 10th-12th. Gift awards will be given to winners of each age group.

Camera USA® 2018: National Photography Exhibition and Award
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Call Type: Photography
Eligibility: National
City: Naples
State: Florida
Fee: $28.00
Entry Deadline: 3/5/18
Days remaining to deadline: 13

Open to photographers in the USA who are shooting in the USA. Submit one photograph taken in the United States after January 1, 2014 for a brick and mortar exhibition to be held at the Naples Art Association, Florida from June 4 – August 3, 2018. Up to 80 photographers will have their work exhibited with $5,500 in cash prizes. Three jurors will review entries. Jurors are Christopher Jones, Associate Curator of Photography at the Ringling Museum of Art; Mark Sloan, Director and Chief Curator of the Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art; and Paul Tognarelli, Executive Director and Curator of the Griffin Museum of Photography

SF BART – Multiple Projects and Artist Pool
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Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: National
City: oakland
State: California
Fee: $0.00
Entry Deadline: 3/5/18
Days remaining to deadline: 13

The BART Art Program is seeking artists for five upcoming projects, and to build an pool of artists experienced in participating as a member of a design team to incorporate artist design thinking and artist designed elements into infrastructure of the underlying project.

Contemporary needs of the system have arisen that could not be foreseen in early design. In addition to functional upgrades, opportunities for enhancing customer experience and the communities adjacent to the stations are being addressed throughout the system.

The BART Board adopted the first art policy in 2015 with recommendations to include artists on design teams when feasible, treated as an equal and important partner.

Four of the projects are for artists as design team members. The fifth project is specifically for artists to design an low relief design for the Market Street Canopy project.The pool is open to artists living in the United States.

The Millennial Show Juried Exhibition
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Call Type: Unspecified
Eligibility: Unspecified
City: Dayton
State: Ohio
Fee: $20.00
Entry Deadline: 3/5/18
Days remaining to deadline: 13

TEJAS Gallery in Dayton, Ohio is seeking submissions for The Millennial Show, a juried exhibition featuring millennial artists that were born between 1980-2000. TEJAS Gallery is part of K12 Gallery & TEJAS, an art center that has two large gallery spaces, art studios, and classrooms.   The galllery works to showcase both student and emerging artists in their careers and offers studio classes throughout the week that use the galleries as an educational tool for encouraging the develpement of student artists.

The Millenial Show strives to feature artists that have grown up utilizing the internet and other digital technologies.  By exhibiting a range of media, the gallery hopes to create an interesting range of visions, viewpoints, and styles created by contemporary millennial artists.

Peoria Art Guild Nude Attitude
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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: National
City: Peoria
State: Illinois
Fee: $40.00
Entry Deadline: 3/7/18
Days remaining to deadline: 15

Seeking entries for national Nude exhibition. This event is an exploration of the human figure through a variety of mediums and techniques. All platforms of artwork welcomed. All artists encouraged to apply.

Brownsville Museum of Fine Art, 46th International Art Show
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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: International
City: Brownsville
State: Texas
Fee: $40.00
Event Dates: 4/25/2018 – 5/26/2018
Entry Deadline: 3/7/18
Days remaining to deadline: 15

DETAILS: Welcome to the Brownsville Museum of Fine Art’s 46th International Art Show, with a total of $4,500 in PRIZES this year. This is a Brownsville tradition and an inspiring exhibit that unites talented and creative artists. We are honored to host such an important event at the Brownsville Museum of Fine Art.

New Photography: National Juried Exhibition
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Call Type: Photography
Eligibility: National
City: Easton
State: Maryland
Fee: $25.00
Event Dates: 4/14/2018 – 7/15/2018
Entry Deadline: 3/8/18
Days remaining to deadline: 16

Photographic artists of all walks are invited to submit their latest works to a national juried show at the Academy Art Museum in Easton, MD. The exhibition aims to highlight the current state of photography across a broad spectrum. Artists may submit all types of photographic works including digital, analog, alternative processes, etc.

Taking Pictures: 2018
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Call Type: Photography
Eligibility: International
City: Portland
State: Oregon
Fee: $35.00
Entry Deadline: 3/8/18
Days remaining to deadline: 16
Number of Applications Allowed: 5

Black Box Gallery is excited to announce an open themed juried group photo show.

2018 EVENDALE FINE ARTS EXHIBIT
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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: Local
City: Cincinnati 
State: Ohio
Fee: $20.00
Entry Deadline: 3/9/18
Days remaining to deadline: 17

The Evendale Cultural Arts Center is accepting applications for the Evendale Fine Art Exhibit, to be held at the Evendale Recreation Center MAY 4-7, 2018. Opening: Friday, May 4, 6-9 p.m.

ECAC is honored to celebrate the diverse, talented artists living or working within a 50 mile radius of Evendale, warmly encouraging all artists 21 and over to participate in the Evendale Fine Art Exhibit. It will be juried by well-known Cincinnati artist Jan Boone

2018 Artworks Northwest
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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: Regional
City: Roseburg
State: Oregon
Fee: $30.00
Entry Deadline: 3/9/18
Days remaining to deadline: 17

The Umpqua Valley Arts Association is proud to present Artworks Northwest 2018 a juried art show.  This event began in 2007.  It was originally titled “Hundred Valleys” to showcase the local pride in the beautiful Umpqua Valley area of Oregon. In 2012 the name changed to reflect the broader regional outreach and impact of this increasingly important venue; ArtWorks NW’s sister show PhotoWorks NW was also began in 2012. In 2015, UVAA married ArtWorks NW and PhotoWorks NW into one exhibition. Stephen Hayes (2016) and Marie Watt (2015) represent the long line of esteemed jurors we’ve had since the inception of AWNW. We are excited to offer this call to artists as an opportunity to have their work recognized and enjoyed by the viewing public. Open to all media.

Juror: Andries Fourie: Andries Fourie is a South African-born curator, artist and teacher. He has a Masters in Art from California State University, Sacramento, and a Masters of Fine Art from The University of California, Davis. Andries has taught, lectured, exhibited and conducted art workshops in South Africa, Canada, Namibia, Kenya, and the United States. He is currently the Curator of Art and Community Engagement at the High Desert Museum in Bend, Oregon.

Cash Awards: $1000 1st Place , $500 2nd Place, $300 3rd Place, $200 J. Lynn Peterson – Hundred Valleys Award

Munson Park, Norfolk, VA
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Call Type: Public Art
Eligibility: International
City: Norfolk
State: Virginia
Fee: $0.00
Entry Deadline: 3/9/18
Days remaining to deadline: 17

Munson Park is located in the diverse socio-economic neighborhood of Park Place in Norfolk, VA. The park is being renovated with new landscaping, a community garden, new backboards and paving on the small basketball court, and state-of-the-art playground equipment designed for children ages 5-12, including those with special needs.

We would like to commission strong, bright, fun artwork that represents children, families, community, and the people that live in Park Place. The work should be thought-provoking and inspire viewers of all ages: children, teenagers, and adults. Artists should be willing to work with the neighborhood and may incorporate ideas and actual pieces of residents’ artwork directly into the final piece.

The committee is open to all artists’ ideas and will consider artwork designed into the fence, borders for the garden, along the pathways and/or in the center 13’ diameter circle in the existing concrete walkway.

Undergraduate College Student Exhibition
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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: Unspecified
City: Kansas City
State: Missouri
Fee: $0.00
Entry Deadline: 3/9/18
Days remaining to deadline: 17

KANSAS CITY ARTISTS COALITION’S
UNDERGRADUATE COLLEGE STUDENT EXHIBITION
APRIL 13 – 27, 2018

OPEN TO CURRENTLY ENROLLED UNDERGRADUATE COLLEGE STUDENTS IN MISSOURI AND KANSAS
The Undergraduate College Student Exhibition permits student artists to present their work to prominent local curators and experience their work in a professional setting. The exhibition’s focus is on the artists’ unique vision.

6th Biennial FOOTPRINT International Competition 2018
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Call Type: Competitions
Eligibility: International
City: Norwalk
State: Connecticut
Fee: $20.00
Entry Deadline: 3/10/18
Days remaining to deadline: 18

The Center for Contemporary Printmaking’s Footprint International Competition 2018, is an opportunity for the presentation of current trends and innovations in contemporary printmaking within the bounds of the one square foot (12” x 12”) configuration. The square format was uncommon in art until the advent of abstraction and presents distinct challenges of composition and expression. Within these precise limits, artists must confront a space and create visual order and formal structure.

JUROR – Susan Tallman, Art in Print, Editor-in-Chief.
Entry Deadline:  March 10, 2018
Jury Notification:  April 7, 2018
Exhibition Dates:  June 3 – August 26, 2018

Members in Print: A Juried Exhibition
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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: International
City: Unspecified
State:
Fee: $25.00
Entry Deadline: 3/10/18
Days remaining to deadline: 18

The National Basketry Organization is introducing the inaugural in-print, biennial exhibition. Works selected will be published in the Summer 2018 edition of the Quarterly Review, NBO’s full color magazine.

This year’s theme is Vessels, loosely defined as a hollow container, with an interior and an exterior, open to a utilitarian or conceptual interpretation.

Drawn From Nature Juried Exhibition
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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: Local
City: Audubon
State: Pennsylvania
Fee: $25.00
Event Dates: 4/13/2018 – 4/28/2018
Entry Deadline: 3/11/18
Days remaining to deadline: 19

The shared mission of the John James Audubon Center and the Valley Forge Audubon Society is to inspire people to appreciate, preserve, and protect birds, other wildlife, and their habitat; to promote personal appreciation and stewardship of the local natural environment through education and active participation in its preservation; and to preserve the artistic, scientific, and historic legacy of John James Audubon and celebrate the conservation movement he inspired.

The theme of this art show follows from the above ideas. Images should in some way feature, with or without human presence, some aspect of birds, wildlife and/or nature; and/or the impact of birds, wildlife, nature, or humans on a past, present or future environment.

More than $2,000 in cash prizes will be presented for outstanding examples of the accepted artists’ work. This show is an opportunity for artists to exhibit and sell their work, as well as an opportunity for JJAC/VFAS to realize funds from commissio…

Open Studios Napa Valley 2018
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Call Type: Exhibitions
Eligibility: Local
City: Napa Valley
State: California
Fee: $375.00
Event Dates: 9/22/2018 – 9/30/2018
Entry Deadline: 3/12/18
Days remaining to deadline: 20

Open Studios Napa Valley, is an annual event sponsored by Art Association Napa Valley. It is a free, self-guided, art discovery tour which takes place over the last (2) two weekends in September.  Each year,  participating artists open their creative work spaces to the public.  The event affords an incredible opportunity for avid collectors, and art lovers from all over the world,  a unique opportunity to meet the artists, watch demonstrations, discuss unique creative processes and buy art directly from the source.

Open Studios Napa Valley is  a collaborative effort by the participating artists of Art Association Napa Valley who are committed to bringing you the best Open Studios event ever! The program exists today because the artists believe in the importance and value of opening their studios to visitors and sharing a unique artistic experience.

The Art Association Napa Valley is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, contributing a portion of the proceeds to high school scholars…

Artist in Our Community
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Call Type: Residencies
Eligibility: Regional
City: Hillsboro
State: Oregon
Fee: $0.00
Entry Deadline: 3/12/18
Days remaining to deadline: 20

The City of Hillsboro Cultural Arts Division invites professional artists or artist teams to apply for the Artist-in-our-Community Project. The call is open to all creative practices including, but not limited to: visual and performing arts, literary arts, cultural arts, archtecture, film, culinary arts, gaming, photogrpahy/photojournalism, creative technology, craft and folk traditions, woodworking, design, music and fabric arts. Total funding, including artist stipend and materials, is $5,000.

Fun House 2018: Art of the Surreal, Fantastic, and Bizarre
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Call Type: Exhibitions

4Culture Is A Great Resource For Public Art Calls

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Tampa, FL

Water Street Tampa

Deadline: February 23, 2018
Budget: $600,000
Eligibility: Open to professional visual artists with demonstrated experience in the execution of projects from concept to completion, meeting a specified budget and time frame, and working in the public realm with public agencies.Details ›

City of Tacoma – Office of Art and Cultural Vitality

Design Team Artist for Dickman Mill Park

Deadline: March 5, 2018
Budget: $15,000 for design services
Eligibility: must live in Washington, 18 years or olderDetails ›

San Francisco Bay Area, CA

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART)

Deadline: March 5, 2018
Budget: Range of budgets
Eligibility: Open only to artists or artist teams residing in the United States. There are specific residency requirements for the five projects currently being selected that are detailed in the call.Details ›

Sacramento, CA

RFQ For a Pre-Qualified Artist Database

Deadline: March 5, 2018 5:00 pmDetails ›

City of Bellevue

BelRed Streetscape Plan Planning Artist and Public Art

Deadline: March 7, 2018 5:00 pm
Budget: Phase 1 (planning): $20,000 Phase 2 (optional): $25,000-$210,000
Eligibility: Open to all artists residing in the United States and British Columbia.Details ›

Norfolk, VA

Munson Park

Deadline: March 9, 2018
Budget: $80,000Details ›

Black Earth Institute Call for Fellows

The Black Earth Institute is seeking 6 new fellows for 2018-2021

The Black Earth Institute is a community of creative, committed artists and a grant resource. Established in 2005, BEI is dedicated to supporting art in re-forging the links between spirit, earth and society, for art and its makers create the space for changing minds and the world. With this in mind, BEI endeavors to bring together a group of artists who are activists, whether in their own fields or in general causes, to foment change.

BEI seeks fellows from different genres, such as literary, dramatic and media artists; performance artists making a political statement; or journalists addressing the urgent social and environmental issues facing the planet. We seek fellows from different points in their life journeys, be they published or tenured, or new break-through artists, who have gained or are gaining recognition for leadership. BEI will continue its legacy of including fellows representing diverse communities: academic, activist, gender-identified, racial, ethnic and international.

The fellowship lasts for three years, and includes a funded annual retreat, funding for a specific arts project, and editing an issue of About Place Journal. For more information and to apply, click here.