Explore current opportunities for artist calls below:
Carolina Designer Craftsmen Guild – Deadline May 12, 2017 • 2017 marks the 48th year of the Carolina Designer Craftsmen Guild’s annual November event. Artists present a striking variety of glass, ceramics, wood, both wearable and decorative fibers, metal, leather, basketry, printmaking, photography and 2-D and 3-D mixed media, as well as one-of-a-kind handmade furniture and jewelry.
New River Art Biennial 2017– Deadline April 25, 2017 • Floyd Center for the Arts, located in Floyd, VA, invites visual media artists within 150 miles of Floyd to submit artwork for exhibition in the New River Art Biennial 2017.
All Media Juried Exhibition – Artwork delivery: May 26–28 • Mattawoman Creek Art Center (Marbury, MD) invites artists to enter the 23rd annual All Media Juried Exhibition, to be held June 9–July 9, 2017. Juror: Bobbi Pratte.
ART OF ENGAGEMENT – A National Juried Exhibition – Deadline June 12, 2017 • Touchstone Gallery in Washington DC is seeking entries for “ART OF ENGAGEMENT,” scheduled for August 4 – 24, 2017. Artwork entries should reflect present-day issues and concerns. Be part of a national conversation about important issues using the universal language of art. Be bold, stand up, and speak out! Be an artist and an activist.
39th Annual Bethany Beach (DE) Arts Festival – Deadline: April 28, 2017 • The festival will take place on Saturday, September 9. The one-day show will feature more than 100 artists.
2017 Annual Exhibition – Deadline May 6, 2017 • The Central Virginia Watercolor Guild invites entries to the 2017 Annual Exhibition, to be held at McGuffey Art Center in Charlottesville, VA. The juror this year is Steve Fleming, former instructor at The Art League.
Wearable Art – Deadline: May 15, 2017 •The ManneqART Competition (Laurel, MD) covers three distinct “sections” of wearable art design: Sculpture, Hair, and Makeup. An artist’s award pool of over $10,000 has been allocated for this year’s competition.
LINE – A National Juried Exhibition – Deadline April 25, 2017 • Open to all mediums, sizes & concepts that relate to, or include, a line. Imagine … a chorus line, signing on the dotted line, horizon lines, jump ropes, a police line up, waiting in TSA lines, cross-hatching, long and winding roads, zip lines, crossing the picket line, lines in the sand, tally marks … where and how do you draw the line? Line will be on display at the Attleboro Arts Museum in Attleboro, Massachusetts from June 15 – July 15, 2017. Six prizes of $100 each will be awarded.
Plates, Platters, and Nothing Else Matters – Deadline May 1, 2017 • The Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce a call to artists for our “Plates, Platters, and Nothing Else Matters” exhibition. “Plates, Platters, and Nothing Else Matters” is a National Juried Competition of ceramic works that are ready to be wall hung. First place will be awarded $1,000.
Speaking of Fibers 2017!- Deadline May 5 • Speaking of Fibers 2017!, An Altered Environment- Speaking of Fibers! 2017 is a Missouri Fiber Artists (MoFA) members’ biennial; juried exhibit, exploring fiber forms and materials.The 2017 exhibit theme is “An Altered Environment”.
Works on Paper 2017- Deadline May 5 • Works on Paper 2017- the 19th Annual National Juried Competition and Exhibition at the Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences, Long Beach Island, New Jersey. Works on Paper can include but is not limited to Drawing, Painting on Paper, hand pulled Prints, Photographic Prints, Digital Works on Paper, and Paper constructions that can be wall hung.
Inaugural photography – Deadline May 23, 2017 Gallery OonH seeks a broad range of submissions from all levels of photographers for “Who’s Looking Back,” a comprehensive look at the impact of the 2017 Inaugural from January 19-21 and beyond.
Art of Engagement – Deadline: June 12, 2017 Touchstone Gallery in Washington DC is seeking entries for “Art of Engagement,” a National Juried Show scheduled for August 4–24, 2017. Artwork entries should reflect present-day issues and concerns. Juror: Jack Rasmussen, Director and Curator, American University Museum, Katzen Arts Center.
Small Works: Prints – Deadline June 3, 2017 • For the 20th Annual Washington Printmakers’ National Small Works Competition and Exhibition, eligible entries are hand-pulled prints, screen prints, digital prints, photographs, and three-dimensional work with print components.