Artist Calls

Explore current opportunities for artist calls below:

Target Gallery Open Exhibition- Deadline March 19 • Target Gallery Open Exhibition: An open call for proposals for a solo exhibition in the summer of 2017. This call is open to all artists from North America working in all visual media. Proposals for exhibitions by both individuals and groups will be considered. The individual or group associated with the chosen proposal will receive a solo exhibition at Target Gallery from July 8 – September 3, 2017. The artist(s) will also receive a $1,000 stipend.

The Foundry- Deadline March 15 • Deadline: March 15. Foundry Gallery (Washington, DC) is welcoming proposals for a juried solo exhibition for the month of August 2017. The solo exhibition gallery features 65 feet of running wall space with significant street-front exposure. This exhibition call is open to all artists 18 years or older residing in the United States.

Art at VMRC- Deadline March 15 • VMRC Juried Art Exhibition: Showcasing working artists in an exhibition that will include diverse works demonstrating mastery of design, technique and creativity.

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.

The Art League of Hilton Head 2017 Biennale- Deadline March 17  The Art League of Hilton Head invites you to enter the 2017 Biennale, its 25th National Juried Exhibition, held every other year across multiple media types. Over $7000 in cash prizes will be awarded. All works of art selected by jurors will be on display at the Walter Greer Gallery in the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina on Hilton Head Island, South Carolina.

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.

Camera USA™ 2017: National Photography Exhibition and Award Deadline : March 22 •  Open to photographers in the USA who are shooting in the USA. Submit one photograph taken in the United States after January 1, 2013 for an exhibition to be held at the Naples Art Association, Florida from June 19 – August 4, 2017. Up to 50 photographers will have their work exhibited and the National Photography Award of $5,000 cash will be given to one photographer.

Imagine Art Here: Public Art Opportunity  Deadline March 31, 2017 • The Arts Council of Fairfax County is accepting qualifications from artists or artist teams for a temporary public art engagement project at Seven Corners, VA. The selected artist/team will design, fabricate and install a temporary work of art that will engage residents, visitors and area employees in the discussion of public art and the role of the arts in Seven Corners. The temporary work of art will be installed at: 6307 Arlington Boulevard, Falls Church, VA (at the intersection of Arlington Boulevard and Sleepy Hollow Road) in spring 2018.

Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show- Deadline April 1, 2017 • Deadline: April 1. The 41st Annual Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, a juried exhibition and retail sale, will be held at the Pennsylvania Convention Center from November 9 to 12, 2017, with a Preview Party on November 8. The jury will accept 195 craft artists.

Trawick Prize- Deadline April 7, 2017 • The 15th Annual Trawick Prize: Bethesda Contemporary Art Awards will award $14,000 in prize monies to selected artists and features the work of the finalists in a group exhibition. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older and permanent, full-time residents of Maryland, Virginia or Washington, DC. All original 2-D and 3-D fine art including painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, fiber art, digital, mixed media and video will be accepted.

Utah Public Art Program- Deadline: March 31, 2017 •  Letters of interest and qualifications are requested from artists interested in creating art for the public area(s) of the new 4th District Court Facility in Provo, Utah. The Courthouse is an 8-story, 245,000 square foot facility located in the heart of downtown Provo City. Budget:  $330,000.


Digitial Fabrication Residency- Deadline Rolling   Digital Fabrication Residency is constantly growing to include new resources and workflows valuable to contemporary artists and designers exploring digital fabrication technology in their studio practice. Build a foundation of knowledge of how digital fabrication technology is aiding artists and designers to experiment and create in new ways.


Palatte 22 Artist-in-Residence- Deadline Ongoing


Bamboo Curtain Residency- Ongoing


Centre d’Art i Natura, Farrera, Spain Residency- Revolding Deadline