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.

3/20/15
3/20/15

Americans for the Arts invites you to submit a proposal for the National Arts Marketing Project (NAMP) Conference in Salt Lake City, UT, November 6–9, 2015. This internationally recognized...

Deadline: 4/1/15
3/5/15
3/5/15

The Tigard Downtown Alliance “Art Walk” committee is soliciting submissions from the art community fitting the themes of “Transformation” and “Renewal” to...

Deadline: 4/1/15
2/23/15
2/23/15

Heroes & Villains: exploring archetypes through art, June 19 - August 23, 2015. This exhibit invites artists to submit works that celebrate the heroes and villains that...

Deadline: 4/1/15
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
3/11/15
3/11/15

Rapid prototyping plays an increasing role in every discipline of design. Jewelry designers now use computer-aided modeling and 3D printing technology to produce unique geometry for designs that...

Deadline: 4/3/15
2/4/15
2/4/15

The Maude Kerns Art Center invites Oregon artists to submit to the 15th biennial “Oregon Made for Interiors” exhibit,” featuring high quality, handmade furniture, light fixtures...

Deadline: 4/3/15
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
3/9/15
3/9/15

MCLA’s Berkshire Cultural Resource Center (BCRC) announces the 8th Annual DownStreet Art Festival! June 25th kicks off North Adams’s summer-long arts festival featuring...

Deadline: 4/5/15
2/11/15
2/11/15

Waterloo Arts invites members and non-members to submit artwork for the 2015 Waterloo Arts Juried and Members Exhibition.  This is a unique opportunity for artists to exhibit work and receive...

Deadline: 4/5/15
3/17/15
3/17/15

Call to Artists – Sculpture Commission at Shute Park Library, ...

Deadline: 4/6/15
3/5/15
3/5/15

Prequel is a juried artist incubator open to all visual artists (from painter to performer) that runs from May 9th through August 8th, 2015 at no cost to its selected artists. The program is all...

Deadline: 4/6/15
2/17/15
2/17/15

Lunaria Gallery, 113 N Water St. Silverton, Oregon 97381, currently has several openings for new members. They are seeking high quality art of all mediums, but are particularly interested in...

Deadline: 4/6/15
2/9/15
2/9/15

Associate Board of the Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) is hosting a gallery show in Chicago from June 11 – 18, 2015. The 13th annual Art in Motion is a juried art exhibition...

Deadline: 4/6/15
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
3/31/15
3/31/15

Theme: Shadow and Light

Photography is the recording of patterns of darkness and light. Shadows enhance the relationships of subjects in an image, they give definition and dimension, which...

Deadline: 4/8/15
2/25/15
2/25/15

2015 Western Art Alliance Conference 8/3-9/3 in Vancouver, BC>

The Juried Showcase is a great way to quickly boost your or your artist's profile. Selected artists:

  • ...
Deadline: 4/8/15
3/17/15
3/17/15

Call for artists for library art gallery: The West Linn Public Library is calling for artist applications for monthly exhibits. The library strives to present the best work in the widest...

Deadline: 4/9/15
1/13/15
2/27/15

The City of Maple Valley invites Pacific Northwest artists (Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Montana) to submit responses to a Request for Qualifications to design artwork that will be installed in...

EXTENDED deadline 4/10/15
3/17/15
3/17/15

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For 30 years, Milagro has been dedicated to bringing the vibrancy of Latino theatre, culture and arts education to audiences in the Pacific Northwest and across the...

Deadline: 4/11/15
3/3/15
3/3/15

This is an Open Theme show. This Call for Art is open to ALL local, national and international artists, professional and amateur artists. Works in the following medias will be considered.

Deadline: 4/11/15
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
3/5/15
3/5/15

Art Call Summary: Art-Competition.net announces a Call To Artists for “Dreams” an online exhibit, Dreams are a window to an alternative reality. The memory of a dream can be fleeting...

Deadline: 4/13/15
3/17/15
3/17/15

“Plein Air:  A Chronicle of Lake Oswego” begins its second year in May with a citywide paint out from May 29th through June 4th with artists visiting sites along the Willamette...

Deadline: 4/15/15
3/16/15
3/16/15

The Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center UNMC (Omaha, NE), a facility that will combine cancer treatment and cutting-edge research, is seeking artworks for three distinct...

Deadline: 4/15/15
2/5/15
2/5/15

Kimberly Kent is accepting submissions for 2-dimentional art for the interior space of Orchards at Orenco located in Hillsboro Oregon at...

Deadline: 4/15/15
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
3/31/15
3/31/15

Locust Projects has a national open call to graduate-level artists for an exhibition in the Locust Projects' Project Room during the summer of 2015. They are accepting applications for...

Deadline: 4/17/15
3/19/15
3/19/15

The City of Morgan Hill has released a new Gateway Public Art RFQ is out--$75k—any media—To be completed in 2015. A second opportunity may arise for 2016 if they get a matching grant....

Deadline: 4/17/15
3/9/15
3/10/15

St. Johns Main Street in Portland, OR is requesting proposals from established professional artists to create and install an original public art piece(s) that represents and invigorates the St....

Deadline: 4/17/15
3/5/15
3/5/15

Affordable Art for Everyone invites artists to apply for their October 3, 2015 indoor art show at NW Events in Hillsboro, Oregon.

Affordable Art for Everyone is an opportunity for artists...

Deadline: 4/17/15
3/3/15
3/3/15

For over 30 years, Autodesk has empowered creative makers with the means to develop ground-breaking projects. Today, Autodesk continues this legacy by producing the tools for the world...

Deadline: 4/17/15
3/2/15
3/2/15
Portland, Oregon-based Disjecta Contemporary Art Center is accepting proposals for a Curator-in-Residence for its 2016-2017 exhibition season.Disjecta houses an expansive exhibition space for...
Deadline: 4/17/15
2/24/15
2/24/15

Pioneer Courthouse Square is looking for 3-4 artists who will be stationed along SW 5th and 6th Avenues in May and will paint a live scene during the lunch hour. The goal is to capture the...

Deadline: 4/17/15
2/9/15
2/9/15

The Internationale d’art miniature invites professional artists to participate in this 8th edition of the juried show and exhibition.  Cash awards will be presented for outstanding...

Deadline: 4/17/15
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
2/23/15
2/23/15

The NMSU University Art Gallery invites proposals for solo, group, and curated exhibitions, open to all media including but not limited to: ceramics, glass, sculpture, painting, drawing,...

Deadline: 4/18/15
2/23/15
2/23/15

The New Mexico State University Art Gallery invites artists of all levels, ages, and locations to submit digital files of original works in consideration for our UAG Biannual Banner Project. In...

Deadline: 4/18/15
3/31/15
3/31/15

Conduit Dance seeks proposals for original contemporary dance and interdisciplinary performances to be featured in this year's Dance+ Performance Festival in July 2015 fully produced...

EXTENDED deadline 4/19/15
3/31/15
3/31/15

The Frostburg State University Center for Creative Writing invites students and community members to submit their art and poetry to the third annual Word and Image Project, which will feature...

Deadline: 4/20/15
3/26/15
3/26/15

Overview: Hayward 21st Century Library and Community Learning Center

The City of Hayward has undertaken the design and construction of a state-of-the-art, 21st Century...

Deadline: 4/20/15
3/20/15
3/26/15

“Weaving the Stories of Women’s Lives” is the National Women’s History Project’s 2015 theme for Women’s History Month. In honor of Women’s History Month,...

Deadline: 4/20/15
3/23/15
3/24/15

Call To Artists

Artists Sought for New Summer Garden Event

  • Painters, Sculptors and Photographers
  • Brand new community art event at...
Deadline: 4/20/15
3/17/15
3/17/15

Art-Competition.net is proud to announce a call to artists/photographers: “Emotion And Energy of Color II”,  with cash prizes doubled = $1,500 in cash and $6,825 in prizes...

Deadline: 4/20/15
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
3/3/15
3/3/15

The Downtown Ithaca Alliance in Ithaca, New York is pleased to invite applications for Art in the Heart 2015. Now in its sixteenth year, Art in the Heart is an outdoor sculpture and mural...

Deadline: 4/24/15
2/19/15
2/19/15

The Humboldt Arts Council is pleased to announce that Nicole Jean Hill has been selected as the juror of the 14th Annual Northwest Eye Regional Fine Art Photography Competition and Exhibition. The...

Deadline: 4/28/15
3/17/15
3/17/15

The Bellevue Art Museum (BAM) ARTSfair (July 24, 25 & 26, 2015) is seeking proposals from professional artists to create two (2) temporary outdoor installations (craft, sculpture, interactive...

Deadline: 4/29/15
2/27/15
3/2/15
High Five Media and Hello Vancouver are producing a photo book about Vancouver, Washington, and they are seeking photo submissions from students, amateurs and professionals, showing their vision...
Deadline: 4/30/15
2/25/15
2/25/15

Theme:  Peonies and Posies

All media welcome.  This is a judged show.  Ribbons for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th.  Prize given to winner of the art work chosen by a...

Deadline: 4/30/15
2/12/15
2/12/15

The Portland Community College Cascade Gallery is looking for solo, themed group, artist studio/teams, video and multimedia presentations for the 2015-2016 academic year. Proposals are due April...

Deadline: 4/30/15
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
3/31/15
3/31/15

Gallery 114 , artist collective in Portland Oregon, invites 2 and 3 dimensional artists for their upcoming juried June 2015 exhibit- "ethos, pathos,logos". Artists are welcome to...

Deadline: 5/1/15
3/11/15
3/11/15

Fort Wayne Fringe Festival seeks to give cutting edge artists a venue in which to perform and provide larger groups an opportunity to throw caution to the westerly winds, taking risks with...

Deadline: 5/1/15
3/9/15
3/9/15

Now in its fourth year, Art Comes Alive (ACA) is thrilled to give away over $150,000 in awards to artists! ACA is an annual fine art contest & exhibit that awards artists working in North...

Deadline: 5/1/15
2/10/15
2/10/15

The Board of the Sherwood Foundation for the Arts (SFA) is excited to announce that we will be hosting our third annual Altered Art Festival at ...

Deadline: 5/1/15
2/9/15
2/9/15

International Kontinent Photography Awards 2015, the prestigious photography competition is now open for entries. Awards aim to honor best photographers in the world of photography and provide...

Deadline: 5/1/15
2/17/15
2/17/15

Placement of Temporary Outdoor Art projects in 190-acre urban forest from July - October 2015; $300-$700 honorarium; color catalog, maps, web archive; 50,000 visitors

Organized and curated...

Deadline: 5/2/15
3/3/15
3/3/15

There are many layers regarding the topic of food. From its traditional purpose, that it sustains us and delights all of our senses, to the political aspect of food, such as animal cruelty,...

Deadline: 5/4/15
2/11/15
2/11/15

Applications for the 20th annual ArtSplash Art Show and Sale are now available. The Tualatin Arts Advisory Committee, a public arts citizen committee of the City of Tualatin Oregon, invites...

Deadline: 5/5/15
2/5/15
2/5/15

Corvidae Press in Port Townsend, Washington announces The Printmaker’s Hand III, a juried show of hand-pulled prints, and would like to invite you to view the...

Deadline: 5/5/15
3/16/15
3/16/15

From 16th century Flemish painters, to Cezanne and the Post Impressionists, the color and variety found in plant life have long served as artistic inspiration. For our annual juried exhibition, we...

Deadline: 5/8/15
3/16/15
3/16/15

Basic Space Gallery is seeking artist submissions from local, national, and international artists for their upcoming Juried Show: Figures in Abstractionism, which combines pure abstractionism work...

Deadline: 5/10/15
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
3/16/15
3/16/15

Enter To Win A Full-Featured Gallery Sponsored Exhibition Of Your Work! In its commitment to show both local and national artists, Non-Fiction Gallery in Savannah, GA is launching a new exhibition...

Deadline: 5/11/15
3/11/15
3/11/15

The South Waterfront (SWF) Neighborhood Arts Committee announces its Third Annual Art Exhibit, to be held August 7 -  22, 2015. Applications for this juried show will be accepted...

Deadline: 5/11/15
3/2/15
3/2/15

This is an open themed call for entry. We welcome all artist interpretations on this theme. All capture types and photographic processes are eligible to submit.

JUROR | Hamidah Glasgow...

Deadline: 5/13/15
3/25/15
3/25/15

Big Big Wednesday is an annual print journal featuring work by literary and visual artists.

Now accepting submissions for the third issue, themed WANT, which will be published...

Deadline: 5/15/15
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
3/9/15
3/9/15

The Port Angeles Fine Arts Center has hosted a yearly rotating sculpture exhibition in the Webster’s Woods Art Park, called Art Outside since its establishment in 2000 by the second...

Deadline: 5/16/15
2/18/15
2/18/15

Photographer’s Forum Magazine and SIGMA present the 35th Annual Spring Photography Contest, open to all amateur photographers worldwide.

Over $7,500 in cash and equipment awarded! 1st...

Final Deadline: 5/18/15
4/1/15
4/1/15

Visual artists and artisans living in Clark County, working in all media: Clark County Open Studios is a juried art event, offering a unique opportunity for you to gain further recognition as...

Deadline: 5/31/15
2/23/15
3/6/15

Applications are now being accepted from authors, publishers and writing organizations, that want to participate in the 7th Annual NW Book Festival.

"7th ANNUAL NW BOOK...

Deadline: 5/31/15
3/26/15
3/26/15

9th Annual Third Coast National is a non-thematic, national juried exhibition of contemporary art. Open to artists age 18+ living in the USA. Entries must be original works of art completed...

Deadline: 6/1/15
2/18/15
2/18/15

Josephy Center for Arts & Culture (Joseph, Oregon) invites photographers to show their wild landscape of northeast Oregon work at the Josephy Center for...

Deadline: 6/1/15
2/10/15
2/10/15

Call To Artists for the Washington County Open Studios Tour, October 17 & 18, 2015. Meet patrons, show your process and promote your work in your studio, our full-color catalog and website....

Deadline: 6/1/15
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
2/24/15
2/24/15

ARTICA is now accepting submissions for the 2015 Edition of their annual Call for Artists. They seek artists whose works provoke thought, reaction and engagement on visual, audible and...

Deadline: 6/15/15
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
3/25/15
3/25/15

Gallery 360 at the Slocum House is sponsoring a Book Fair on June 20th, from 12 noon until 3 PM. They’re looking for Clark County (WA) authors, either self-published or traditionally...

Event: 6/20/15
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
4/1/15
4/1/15

Theme: Transportation  (donkeys, bikes, jets, etc.) all media welcome.. students encouraged to enter art work

Art work due: 6/22 -6/25

Show opens: 6/29 Show closes: 7/25

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Deadline: 6/25/15
2/25/15
2/25/15

Artshow.com is currently accepting entries for the 11th annual Art Kudos Competition, an international juried competition that serves to recognize and honor excellence in the visual arts. ...

Deadline: 6/30/15
2/17/15
2/17/15

Ashland University’s Coburn Gallery seeks socially and politically engaging prints for the exhibition Power of the Press, August 27, 2015 – October 31, 2015. Cash awards of...

Deadline: 6/30/15
3/17/15
3/17/15

Last year, The Beaverton Resource Guide (BRG) held a very successful Art & Poetry contest that raised over $200 for the Beaverton Library Foundation. For 2015, we hope to raise even more money...

Deadline: 7/31/15
3/24/15
3/24/15

12x16 gallery has been exhibiting contemporary art by members and guest artists for 10 years.  See the website below for examples of the art exhibited.  They are currently seeking...

Deadline: 8/31/15
3/17/15
3/17/15

Announcing a Call to Artists for the 2016 Multnomah Arts Center Gallery schedule of monthly juried exhibits.   Experienced and emerging artists living in Oregon or Washington (in the...

Deadline: 9/1/15
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
4/1/15
4/1/15

Gallery 114, a cooperative gallery located in the Pearl District is seeking innovative and talented artists to join our collective. Each of the artists has the opportunity to exhibit, individually...

No deadline
2/24/15
2/24/15

The Oregon Technology Business Center (OTBC) located at 3800 Southwest Cedar Hills Boulevard inside Biggi Plaza, is seeking to showcase quarterly art displays by local artists. The space can...

Ongoing
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