Calls for Artists

Local and national juried, and non-juried, competitions for artists of all media, including RACC calls for artists.

We do not upload files with notices but enter an abbreviated form and then direct viewers to the organizations website. So we prefer short descriptions with contact information and deadline, that we can easily paste into our site. To find out more about listed items, please use the contact information for that notice. Do not contact RACC, unless it is listed as a RACC opportunity.

This service is free to the public.To submit a notice for this page, email the listing to mbauer@racc.org.

1/12/15
1/12/15

RECESS is a collaborative arts initiative that develops and supports new forms of engaging with arts and culture that rupture the experience of everyday life. Our projects, events, lectures,...

Deadline: 2/1/15
12/16/14
12/16/14

Mayfair Festival of the Arts is inviting artists working in any visual art media to submit entries to The Gallery at Mayfair juried gallery exhibition and sale. They are also accepting...

Deadline: 2/1/15
12/1/14
12/1/14

Port City Gallery will be planning its 2015 – 2016 season to feature 6 exhibitions of contemporary work from local creatives, collectives and organizations. We are also opening proposals for...

Deadline: 2/1/15
1/22/15
1/22/15

It’s LIQUID Group, in collaboration with International ArtExpo and Ca’ Zanardi, is selecting all interesting video art works, photography works, paintings, installations and...

Deadline: 2/2/15
1/21/15
1/21/15

Portraits & Pottery Show
Opening Reception February 6th 2015 at 7pm
February 6th - March 13th
Juried Art Show * Oakland County

Artists may enter up to 3 pieces of...

Deadline: 2/2/15
1/16/15
1/16/15

The Alexia Foundation, which provides grants and opportunities to help students produce work that promotes world peace and cultural understanding, is accepting submissions of still ...

Deadline: 2/2/15
12/15/14
12/15/14

March show theme  is "Artists Choice"

Art work due: 2/23 - 2/26

Show runs: 3/3-3/13

Gallery fee: $10 each piece non-members, $7.50 each piece members, and $5...

Deadline: 2/2/15
12/10/14
12/10/14

For the Spring 2015 issue of Oregon Humanities, write about something you've repaired: a circumstance, an injustice, a misunderstanding, a relationship, yourself. Share your...

Deadline: 2/2/15
12/8/14
12/8/14

The use of curves and lines are all around us, they are employed in artwork to create a sense of direction or focal point and, in architecture, to influence our mood through spatial interaction....

Deadline: 2/2/15
11/4/14
11/4/14

The Allied Arts Council and the City of St. Joseph, Missouri are now seeking sculptures to be placed in Downtown St. Joseph. Regional, national and international sculpture artists are invited to...

Deadline: 2/3/15
1/22/15
1/22/15

The Willamette Falls Legacy Project is requesting proposals for the completion of a Cultural Resource/Cultural Landscape Report. The Project’s goal is to provide Oregonians with an...

Deadline: 2/4/15
1/28/15
1/28/15

Crackedpots is hosting its 3rd show at this location in Forest Grove. We are excited to appeal to the metal lovers of our community. We will offer a range of works incorporating...

Deadline: 2/6/15
1/21/15
1/21/15

The LSU Student Union Art Gallery at Louisiana State University has announced a call for entries for the 2015 20"x 20"x 20": A National Compact Competition and Exhibit to all...

Deadline: 2/6/15
1/9/15
1/9/15

Inspired by the psychedelic art movement of the 1960’s, we welcome your interpretation of ‘psychedelic’ which could be works in forms of kaleidoscopic, fractal and/or paisley...

Deadline: 2/8/15
1/26/15
1/26/15

FOUNDRY will exhibit a wide array of sculptural works by artists working in all media and process. VAE encourages artists making any type of sculptural artwork to enter this exhibition. Help us...

Deadline: 2/9/15
1/16/15
1/26/15

DARKROOM will exhibit a wide array of works by artists working in any type of photography process. Visual Art Exchange (VAE) encourages artists making any type of photographic artwork to enter...

EXTENDED deadline 2/9/15
1/21/15
1/21/15

The Art in Public Places Program of New Mexico Arts and the Local Selection Committee at Central New Mexico Community College (CNM) seek an artist or artist team to create a site-specific...

Deadline: 2/9/15
12/19/14
12/19/14

Art-Competition.net - Announces a call for entries for Gallery 25N’s online, no-theme “Semi-Annual Open Group Exhibit”, that will consist of ten artists work. Deadline: February...

Deadline: 2/9/15
11/21/14
11/21/14

For nearly four decades, the Association of Illustrators has presented the most comprehensive and significant awards for illustration in the UK. Now, for the first time in its history, the...

Deadline: 2/9/15
1/6/15
1/6/15

Theme: Portraiture

Black Box Gallery will host a juried group photography exhibition on contemporary portrait photography. Pose and Gesture, Image and Identity, Documentary and Street,...

Deadline: 2/10/15
11/20/14
11/20/14

The Umpqua Valley Arts Association (UVAA) invites artists to submit to a themed show about: Water: A transparent fluid which forms the world’s streams, lakes, oceans, and rain...

Deadline: 2/10/15
10/20/14
10/20/14

Student artists, emerging artists and established artists are invited to participate in our first Artist’s 8”x8” Challenge. Registered participants will create an art piece on a...

Deadline: 2/10/15
1/28/15
1/28/15

Street Heart is a collaboration of local artists using their mind, heart and talents to create works of art that benefit the local non profit Homeless in Seattle. They are seeking voluntee...

Deadline: 2/11/15
1/6/15
1/8/15

The Center for Fine Art Photography announces their newest call for entry, Landscapes with juror Chantel Paul, Chantel Paul is the Assistant Curator at the Museum of Photographic...

Deadline: 2/11/15
12/29/14
12/29/14

LandEscape is launching the 7th edition of "LandEscape Now!", an international contemporary art competition, which introduces nine works of art by nine international artists selected...

Deadline: 2/13/15
1/22/15
1/22/15

Time Arts Club is hosting our 3rd film lab themed “narrative" at the Clinton Street Theater on March 6th.

Guidlines: no more than 10 mins, narrative based.

email a digital...

Deadline: 2/14/15
12/10/14
12/10/14

Please join SLANT Artist Collective (Dallas, TX) in their mission to provide the Dallas community with a global view of the arts by sharing a postcard sized creation for our ‘...

Deadline: 2/14/15
1/16/15
1/16/15

The KÖLNER LISTE brings a new and attractive art segment to Cologne, Germany and the surrounding area, inspiring art buyers, art lovers and collectors to make new explorations and discover...

Deadline: 2/15/15
12/30/14
12/30/14

Cash awards of at least $1,000 will be announced at the artist’s reception with top awards of $500 for the Mayor’s Choice Award and Juror’s Choice Award....

Deadline: 2/15/15
1/9/15
1/9/15

Art-Competition.net is proud to announce a call to photographers: “Black & White Photography” - $7600 in Cash and Prizes – (Winners will...

Deadline: 2/16/15
12/17/14
12/17/14

The Artist's Vision show is looking for your vision. The Artist’s Vision Juried Show, now in its 16th year at the Festival of the Arts, has become a popular venue for both emerging and...

Deadline: 2/16/15
12/11/14
12/11/14

There is no lack of blue around us, from our oceans to our sky to our jeans. It’s a calming color that induces trust and focus, amongst many other qualities. Blue, in all of its varying hues...

Deadline: 2/16/15
1/26/15
1/26/15

Field Projects is pleased to announce the 2015 Winter Open Call curated by Olivia Smith, Director of Exhibition A.  Emerging and mid-career artists are invited to submit their work for...

Deadline: 2/20/15
1/23/15
1/23/15

Studio Art Direct is accepting submissions from visual artists residing in Oregon and Washington for inclusion in their 2015/16 giclee healthcare collection.

Winning artworks will be...

Deadline: 2/20/15
1/12/15
1/12/15

Urban Nature in PDX // March 2nd - March 14th. Opening: March 9th, 6pm-7:30pm

This theme explores what we see in our city, things that exists independently from human...

Deadline: 2/22/15
10/2/14
10/2/14

Mix it UP!  Fusion is the binding of two or more things into something new that possesses properties of both, incorporating different styles, ideas and designs. In a world where boundaries...

Deadline: 2/22/15
1/22/15
1/22/15

Nominations are open for the Oregon Travel and Tourism Industry Achievement Awards, which recognize outstanding accomplishments during 2014. The award for natural or cultural heritage tourism...

Nominations deadline: 2/23/15
1/16/15
1/16/15

Los Angeles Center For Digital Art's juried competition for digital art and photography invites entrants to submit three JPEG files of original work. All styles of artwork and...

Deadline: 2/23/15
1/16/15
1/16/15

Common Goods will feature artwork that utilizes everyday items as the medium or subject matter. (examples: quilts made of photographic film strips, sculpture made of discarded holiday decorations...

Deadline: 2/23/15
1/30/15
1/30/15

Kimberly Kent is accepting submissions for two-dimensional art for the interior space of Gilman Court located in North East Portland Oregon. All Pacific Northwest artists are invited to...

Deadline: 2/27/15
12/5/14
12/5/14

Applications for the 2015 Art in the Park juried show are now available. Art in the Park, located in George Rogers Park, is an outdoor booth show open to artists who produce original hand-made...

Deadline: 2/27/15
1/26/15
1/26/15

Verum Ultimum Art Gallery in Portland, Oregon is thrilled to invite artists to explore the theme, "Tributary" and enter work that is any interpretation of the call. As always, Verum...

Deadline: 2/28/15
1/9/15
1/9/15

Compass Gallery (Salem) invites artists of all ages to submit one work of art measuring 10 x 10 inches for consideration for an all-media group exhibition March 3 – 28, 2015. The theme...

EXTENDED deadline for hand delivered art: 2/28/15
1/21/15
1/21/15
Upcycle Oregon is now accepting submissions of art and upcycled fashion for their 2015 event. This opportunity is open to emerging and experienced artists, innovators, and makers who have...
Deadline: 3/1/15
1/14/15
1/14/15

Vancouver’s Downtown Association will bring another exciting piece of public art to our city center in 2015. A selection committee will choose the site, the artist, and a unique piece that...

Deadline: 3/1/15
1/6/15
1/6/15

Gallery 114, an artist-run gallery in the Pearl District, is looking for energetic artists to join our collective. Gallery artists work together to run the gallery, produce their own shows, and...

Deadline: 3/1/15
11/20/14
11/20/14

Submit your art, short story, poetry for consideration to our upcoming book project with pop-up exhibitions in multiple locations. Each city, this book/exhibition  pops up, will have...

Deadline: 3/1/15
10/23/14
10/23/14

Book as Art exhibition organized at MAMU Gallery, Budapest June 12 - July 3, 2015 .  The exhibition curator Beata Szechy. 

This exhibition is part of the AIR/HMC, Budapest,...

Deadline: 3/1/15
1/29/15
1/29/15

The National Collage Society, Inc. is hosting its 18th Annual Postcard Show. The Postcard Show is a small format show where 100% of the work submitted by NCS Members is accepted. All international...

Postmarked Deadline: 3/2/15
1/15/15
1/15/15

The Main Street Gallery hosts 10 exhibits each year from September through August, and displays a wide variety of mediums in Solo, Group, Invitational and Open Call shows from local and national...

Deadline: 3/2/15
12/9/14
12/9/14

Fine Line Creative Arts Center presents an upcoming national juried mixed media exhibitions and encourages all interested artists to apply and submit original artwork.

“UnpredicTABLE...

Deadline: 3/2/15
12/22/14
12/22/14

The Umpqua Valley Arts Association (UVAA) invites artists to submit artworks to the annual ArtWorks NW Juried Art Show.

...

Deadline: 3/6/15
1/16/15
1/16/15

Artists are invited to participate in The Pi Project, a Portland area community arts project celebrating the number Pi.  

Each participation creates a digit from 0 - 9 on a 9.5"...

Deadline: 3/7/15
1/22/15
1/22/15

Portraits are an intimate view of the subject matter which, aim to present a description of the character, sentiment or identity of an individual or place. These visual clues about the subject are...

Deadline: 3/9/15
1/6/15
1/6/15

Theme: Open Theme

Black Box Gallery is excited to announce an open themed juried group photo show. Show us your favorite photographic shots. Open to all themes and ideas, all methods and...

Deadline: 3/11/15
1/29/15
1/29/15

RACC is working with Portland Parks & Recreation and the Native American Community Advisory Council to commission an interpretive art piece along the public-use Greenway – Central...

Deadline: 3/13/15
1/9/15
1/9/15

The jury for this prestigious, first annual “Art by America, A National Review of Two-Dimensional Contemporary Art” project is James Yood and Ginny Voedisch. The national exhibition...

Deadline: 3/13/15
1/30/15
1/30/15

The annual Portland Open Studios tour is a unique opportunity for you to open your studio to the public and educate visitors about your creative methods and materials, inspiration and enjoyment....

Deadline: 3/15/15
1/26/15
1/26/15

There are many interpretations concerning the sense of the spirit or a higher being and whether such things even exist. Some believe in a relationship to a divinity, some believe spirituality is a...

Deadline: 3/23/15
11/21/14
11/21/14

All media welcome to submit for solo and/or group exhibitions.

Submission guidelines:

1. Submit 10-20 images

2. Artist Statement

3. CV/ Resume

4. Brief...

Deadline: 3/31/15
1/26/15
1/26/15

As Senior Research Curator of Photography at the Harry Ransom Center, Flukinger assists in the development, administration and application of the collections. He has and continues to lecture and...

Deadline: 4/1/15
12/15/14
12/15/14

Presenter proposals are now being accepted for the 30th Annual Write on the Sound Writers’ Conference presented by the Edmonds Arts Commission. The three-day conference focused on the craft...

Deadline: 4/1/15
1/22/15
1/22/15

The Kenosha Community Foundation – Arts Fund in Kenosha, WI is seeking outdoor sculptures for exhibition on the grounds of HarborPark area located on Lake Michigan.

They anticipate...

Deadline: 4/3/15
1/26/15
1/26/15

Cultures can be anything from a collective of humans, or animals, or bacteria that thrive through various associations such as nature, religion, government, internet and business. We live with...

Deadline: 4/6/15
1/15/15
1/15/15

If civilization is what separates humankind from the animal kingdom, then the Arts Council of Southeast Missouri asks artists to cross that line and become uncivilized. Artists across the United...

Deadline: 4/7/15
1/26/15
1/26/15

The Spring Fun Over 50 Fair is seeking visual artists to display work at the event. Work would not be for sale during the event itself but artist contact information would be given to interested...

Event: 4/11/15
1/30/15
1/30/15

The Betty Feves Memorial Gallery at Blue Mountain Community College in Pendleton, Oregon is currently accepting submissions for consideration for the 2015-16 academic year. The Feves Gallery is a...

Deadline: 4/15/15
1/14/15
1/14/15

Basic Space Gallery is seeking emerging and professional artists alike to submit show proposals for the 2015 calendar year. There are several Solo Show opportunities and a few Group Show ones as...

Deadline: 4/15/15
1/27/15
1/27/15

PROJECT GOAL: The purpose of this project is to help maintain awareness of and provide a measure of financial support to areas in western Africa inflicted with Ebola through the...

Deadline: 4/17/15
1/6/15
1/6/15

North Bank Artists Community Project is a unique nonprofit arts organization founded in 2003 in Vancouver, WA.  Committed to the artist, the community and education, North Bank provides...

Deadline: 4/17/15
1/30/15
1/30/15

A juried exhibition of small works on paper in conjunction with The 25th Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf, Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA. Exhibition dates: June...

Deadline: 4/20/15
1/6/15
1/6/15

Artist run gallery and studios seeking new artists who are interested in being part of an contemporary, growing community in the Metro area, westside of Portland. Visit our website to download an...

Deadline: 4/30/15
1/22/15
1/22/15

ArtBurst NorthWest (ABNW) is a juried exhibition and sale of fine arts and crafts. Designed, planned, and produced by artists for artists, ABNW features over 100 highly qualified local and...

Deadline: 5/10/15
1/15/15
1/15/15

Files should be no larger than 640x480 and saved in the highest quality jpeg. An image list with titles, medium and sizes must accompany the files....

Postmarked Deadline: 5/15/15
9/16/14
10/30/14

The Regional Arts & Culture Council is now accepting applications for mural funding through its Public Art Murals Program. Applications are due the first Wednesday of every...

Deadline: First Wednesday of each month until 6/3/15
1/6/15
1/6/15

Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site is currently accepting proposals for its 2016 season of site-specific artist installations. We've doubled our maximum funding from...

Deadline: 6/17/15
12/17/14
12/17/14

The Open Show is one of the largest shows of its kind in the Pacific Northwest. The show displays work from emerging and established artists. Everyone is welcome without a jury process. Each year...

Registration & artwork drop off 1-4pm: 6/21/15
1/28/15
1/28/15

The competition for the Apocalypse Prize is a painting competition free and open to all during the year 2015.The Competition is divided into three divisions according to the age of the participant...

Deadline: 12/31/15
2/18/14
1/15/15
Red Raven Gallery,440 ferry St. SE Salem,Oregon 97301. Right now they have member openings for but not limited to jewelers, furniture, ceramics and unique garden art.Members...
No deadline
11/15/13
11/15/13

SHELTERS: Whether it’s homemade, nature-made, diagrams, ideas and plans for a potential, photographs/paintings of your own, in the woods, in the city, underground, above ground, for humans,...

ongoing
10/8/13
10/8/13

The Planetary Path of Newberg, in partnership with the Ford Institute of Leadership Program, is developing a scale solar system in downtown Newberg, Oregon. Each planet will feature a common...

ongoing
9/3/13
9/3/13

North Bank Artists Community Project is seeking new members for its gallery located in downtown Vancouver WA. North Bank Artists Gallery is dedicated to bringing exceptional art to the local...

No deadline