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.

9/22/14
9/22/14

Pixels of Identities, curated by Arch. Luca Curci, will be held in the prestigious Museo de Almeria in Almeria (Spain) on October 10, 2014 in collaboration with MECA Mediterráneo...

Deadline: 9/30/14
9/19/14
9/19/14

Looking to build your CV with an award or just get more exposure? This is the contest for you!

The featured artist will receive a one page gallery showcasing his/her artwork, bio and...

Deadline: 9/30/14
9/11/14
9/11/14

New Chicago craft brewery, Arcade Brewery, announced today that they are launching their second label design challenge for their Public Brew™ series. ...

Deadline: 9/30/14
8/21/14
8/21/14

Emergent Art Space invites students and emerging artists to participate in an international exhibition series on the theme:‘TRANSLATIONS.’ Trans-lating: to bring...

Deadline: 9/30/14
8/21/14
8/21/14

Accepting applications for an upcoming exhibition "Boxes: Lost in Circulation" of Flushing Council on Culture and the Arts  in New York.

"Boxes: Lost in...

Deadline: 9/30/14
8/7/14
8/13/14

Oregon nonprofits and community groups are invited to join the more than 200 organizations that have hosted public discussions through the Conversation Project, which offers low-cost,...

Deadline: 9/30/14
8/12/14
8/12/14

The SZPILMAN AWARD is awarded to works that exist only for a moment or a short period of time. The purpose of the award is to promote such works whose forms consist of ephemeral situations....

Postmarked Deadline: 9/30/14
9/15/14
9/15/14

Crossing Art Gallery is seeking submissions for “The View Over Here,” an international juried exhibition which will be on view from November 14 to December 13, 2014.

The...

Deadline: 10/1/14
8/15/14
8/15/14

Art Production and the Working Artist is a worldwide survey and call for images of artworks to map the relationship between art and labor in the life of MA/MFA students and alumni. 

...

Call online until: 10/1/14
9/15/14
9/15/14
Off The Wall is a show where customers can buy interesting gifts off the wall of the ReClaim It! Gallery. They want to give a new meaning to “recycled gift” by offering art...
Deadline: 10/2/14
5/20/14
5/20/14
Theme: All Creatures Great and Small
 
Show Opens:  10/4,  Show Closes: 11/8
 
Gallery Fee: $10 each piece, non-members; $7.50 each piece, members;...
Deadline: 10/2/14
9/25/14
9/25/14

Qualifications are requested from artists and/or artist teams interested in creating a site-specific memorial to honor five Nobel Laureates and a Group Nobel Prize for outstanding achievements in...

Postmarked Deadline: 10/3/14
9/4/14
9/4/14

The Fayette (GA) County Public Art Committee [FCPAC] will fund, organize, and produce (1) large scale mural at the ...

Deadline: 10/3/14
8/26/14
8/26/14

Architects in Schools matches professional architects and other design professionals with primarily 3rd, 4th and 5th grade teachers for a 6-week free classroom residency (approximately 1-2 hours a...

Deadline: 10/3/14
6/4/14
6/4/14
ENDANGERED is a global, juried Fine Art/Photography/Wearable Art competition to interpret “ENDANGERED” as it applies to animals, plants, the environment and ecosystems. We...
Deadline: 10/3/14
9/22/14
9/22/14

Beaverton Art Commission is excited to kick off this year’s Beaverton Arts Mix! art show and sale, with a FUN, new Beaverton QUICK DRAW event! They invite artists to discover Beaverton...

Register between 8:30-9:30am: 10/4/14
9/25/14
9/25/14

Forty years ago, five young photographers opened Portland’s Blue Sky Gallery, in an effort to better share their favorite...

Deadline: 10/8/14
9/18/14
9/18/14

The Hillsboro Public Library is currently seeking submissions from individual artists and proposals from groups of artists working in wall-mounted media to exhibit in the Main Library’...

Deadline: 10/8/14
8/7/14
9/18/14

Portland Community College (‘PCC’ or ‘College’) invites proposals from artists to provide permanent art work to begin the establishment of a collection for the...

EXTENDED deadline 10/8/14
9/2/14
9/2/14

Theme: Color Photography

For this juried group photo show Black Box Gallery will look at what is the possible diversity, complexity/simplicity and visual impact of contemporary color...

Deadline: 10/8/14
9/24/14
9/24/14

When the Grand Central Bowl was remodeled 5 years ago we found crates of bowling balls and pins in the basement. They instantly hoarded them and decided to create an art show based on custom pins...

Event: 10/9/14
9/26/14
9/26/14

To celebrate Gallery 360's new location at the historic Slocum House, we invite artists of all media to submit entries for our November exhibition, “...

Deadline: 10/10/14
9/5/14
9/26/14

The Surrealism and Story Telling exhibit explores creativity outside the constraints of ego and consciousness, utilizes dreamscapes and other aspects of the unconscious mind to tell stories, and...

Deadline: 10/10/14
11/21/13
11/21/13

Create a work of art using ONLY the materials provided in a Mystery Build kit! What's inside? We can't tell you, but you can expect to find some common art materials like wood, clay, canvas...

Deadline: 10/10/14
9/22/14
9/22/14

Metro invites filmmakers of all ages and skill levels to participate in the Let’s Talk Trash Film Contest. The Film Contest will bring stories to life that showcase the role trash plays in...

Deadline: 10/12/14
9/18/14
9/18/14

Art-Competition.net: is an online-juried international art competition open to artists 18 years of age or older creating art in any painting, drawing,...

Deadline: 10/12/14
5/15/14
5/15/14
The BIG SKY DOCUMENTARY FILM FESTIVAL is now accepting submissions for its 12th annual event.  The festival will take place February 6-16, 2015 in downtown Missoula, Montana at the historic...
Final Postmarked Deadline: 10/14/14
9/22/14
9/22/14

The 9th annual  Buffalo Niagara film festival is welcoming submissions from  artists who have completed a film, screenplay, or music video.  Selected artists  will be given...

Deadline: 10/15/14
9/22/14
9/22/14

The Center for Fine Art Photography is happy to announce that our annual Portraits call for entry is open for submissions.

A portrait is a visual representation that portrays the...

Deadline: 10/15/14
9/2/14
9/2/14

VoiceCatcher, an online literary/art journal in its ninth year, is accepting art submissions for its Winter 2015 issue.

They are proud to publish artwork that has not ...

Deadline: 10/15/14
7/10/14
7/10/14

Once again it will be the historical spaces known all over the world to host the finalists exhibition in March 2015. The Arsenal of Venice will showcase the works of painting, sculpture, video art...

Deadline: 10/15/14
6/13/14
6/13/14

Vashon Allied Arts invites proposals from Northwest artists for art work in any media for 2015 Vashon Allied Arts Gallery monthly exhibitions. We are interested in exhibiting all media: painting,...

Deadline: 10/15/14
9/29/14
9/29/14

Verum Ultimum Art Gallery in Portland, Oregon invites artists to explore the theme, "Passage" and enter work that is any interpretation of the call. VU Gallery doesn't seek to...

Deadline: 10/16/14
9/19/14
9/19/14

This statewide six-week residency program for elementary schools is afo’s longest-running, signature program. Practicing architects and other design professionals volunteer to partner...

EXTENDED deadline: 10/17/14
8/25/14
8/25/14

The City of Cape Girardeau Public Art Committee is now accepting submissions from qualified sculptors to participate in the 2015 Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition. The...

Deadline: 10/17/14
9/8/14
9/8/14

Spaceworks Tacoma is accepting Artscapes applications through October 20, 2014 from artists and artist teams to energize empty spaces in Tacoma....

Deadline: 10/20/14
9/2/14
9/2/14

The 2015 Americans for the Arts Annual Convention ideas and speakers submission form is now open! This is your chance to influence the programming at the biggest arts conference of the year!...

Deadline: 10/20/14
8/27/14
8/27/14

For this call for art Linus Galleries wants to be mysteriously haunted and intrigued! Submit art that is strange, bizarre and downright weird!

Calls are open to all local, domestic,...

Deadline: 10/20/14
9/3/14
9/5/14

The Regional Arts & Culture Council is seeking artwork — paintings, prints, drawings, photographs or three-dimensional wall pieces — to purchase for the Portable Works Collection....

Deadline: 10/21/14
9/29/14
9/29/14

Art Convergence will be a showcase of quality artwork currently being created by contemporary artists in the Northwest. It will be an exhibit of both two-dimensional artwork juried by Karen...

Deadline: 10/24/14
9/26/14
9/26/14

Sitar Arts Center offers affordable multidisciplinary arts education in a nurturing environment to the Washington, DC’s youth who otherwise wouldn’t be have access to these...

Deadline: 10/25/14
9/5/14
9/5/14

The City on North Plains, OR has a Pumpkin Run and Costume Parade and they provide lots of free activities for families.  This year they will have some giant pumpkins (400 lbs+) available,...

Event: 10/25/14
9/22/14
9/22/14

The Annual International Competition is one of the most prestigious and oldest competitions in the United States. The Print Center is particularly interested in highlighting local, national...

Deadline: 10/31/14
9/15/14
9/15/14

Peripheral ARTeries is inviting entries to find the most interesting worldwide artists in various fine arts disciplines. The contest, on its 6th edition, will once again explore and show current...

Deadline: 10/31/14
8/6/14
8/6/14

LaGuardia Community College of New York City University is seeking innovative, contemporary 2-D and 3-D art work by U.S artist for solo exhibitions, 2014- 2015 seasons. Send 10 images on CD along...

Deadline: 10/31/14
7/8/14
7/8/14

Call to artists for gallery membership. This is an artist owned gallery with studios in Hillsboro. Visit the website: below to download an application and for more information.

Deadline: 10/31/14
9/29/14
9/29/14

Beginning October 1 and going through November 1, 2014, apexart will accept submissions for the Unsolicited Proposal Program for exhibitions in NYC. This program is a curatorial open call that...

Deadline: 11/1/14
9/12/14
9/12/14

The American Academy in Rome is the oldest American overseas center for independent study and advanced research in the arts and the humanities.  For one hundred and twenty years the ...

Deadline: 11/1/14
9/22/14
9/22/14

The Arts Council of Lake Oswego invites sculptors to submit qualifications and proposals for Lake Oswego’s award winning outdoor Gallery Without Walls sculpture exhibit.  The...

Deadline: 11/3/14
9/12/14
9/12/14

Silhouettes create a striking contrast between the subject and its environment.  They can be very informative, reveal a teasing amount of detail or communicate complete anonymity; in all...

Deadline: 11/3/14
9/29/14
9/29/14

The Cannon Beach Gallery will be hosting it's 28th Annual Miniatures Show from November 7-December 8, 2014 which will be curated by Jennifer Zika of the Portland Art Museum'...

Drop off day: 11/5/14
9/24/14
9/26/14

The Portland Building Installation Space series features ongoing month-long exhibitions focused exclusively on installation art. Situated adjacent to the lobby of the Portland Building (located at...

Deadline for both: 11/5/14
6/16/14
6/16/14

Entries are open for the ninth edition of the Arte Laguna Prize, the international contest that showcases the work of the finalists in the prestigious spaces of the Arsenale of Venice.

...

Deadline: 11/6/14
9/18/14
9/18/14

The Friends of the Arts at Turtle Bay, in cooperation with Turtle Bay Exploration Park, is presenting its third West Coast Biennial Juried Art Exhibition at Turtle Bay. ...

Deadline: 11/7/14
8/12/14
8/12/14

Clatsop Community College is accepting entries for the ninth annual  international juried competition to be held January 22 - March 5, 2015 at the Clatsop Community College Art Center Gallery...

Deadline: 11/7/14
9/26/14
9/26/14

The December exhibition is entitled, “Home for Christmas.”  They seek artwork that evokes the warmth and joy of the holiday season.  New and established artists of all...

Deadline: 11/8/14
9/5/14
9/5/14

The purpose of the Tualatin Visual Chronicle is to create a visual record of Tualatin in various mediums including but not limited to prints, drawings, paintings, and photographs which document...

Deadline: 11/13/14
9/29/14
9/29/14

The 38th Portland International Film Festival accepts submissions on a seasonal basis.  The submission season runs from August 19 to November 14, culminating with the festival each February...

Deadline: 11/14/14
9/22/14
9/22/14

The Maryland Transit Administration’s (MTA) General Engineering Consultant Team (GEC) seeks artists to create enhancements for the future Purple Line light rail project. The Purple Line,...

Deadline: 11/14/14
9/24/14
9/24/14

Associação Cultural Videobrasil and Sesc São Paulo are calling upon artists interested in taking part in...

Deadline: 11/16/14
9/24/14
9/24/14

Entering the twenty-first century, we have myriad human theories, and logical arguments related to our galaxy, the heavens, and the universe; however, that pool of knowledge is insufficient...

Deadline: 11/30/14
8/12/14
8/12/14

Portland State University, Oregon’s largest university located in downtown Portland, in partnership with PDX Jazz are proud to present the first annual JAZZ FORWARD COMPETITION. The...

Deadline: 12/1/14
9/18/14
9/18/14

From Ferguson to Gaza, we can see the way that militarism has a direct impact on the lives of all of us. Militarism refers to physically violent and coercive ways of settling conflict or...

Deadline: 12/15/14
9/23/14
9/23/14

Blue Sky established the Pacific Northwest Photography Viewing Drawers ("the Drawers") program in 2007 to feature a juried public archive of original prints by...

Deadline: 12/19/14
9/29/14
9/29/14

Attention writers, researchers, photographers, visual artists, and image-makers!

The Multiple eXposure Project is a multimedia, multi/trans/inter-disciplinary artistic practice and...

Deadline: 12/31/14
8/25/14
8/25/14

Embracing Our Differences believes that everyone has the right to feel safe, to be empowered and to make a difference in our world. The Embracing Our Differences 2015 Annual Art Exhibit...

Postmarked Deadline: 1/5/15
9/16/14
9/16/14

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 month through June...

Deadline: First Wednesday of each month
8/27/14
8/27/14

ISing Choir, a Beaverton based choir with a mission to share innovative and exceptional choral music while supporting local non-profit organizations, is searching for individuals interested in...

No deadline
8/5/14
8/5/14

PICA (Portland Institute for Contemporary Art) is working on a project by performance company Mammalian Diving Reflex called "All the Sex I've Ever Had" that explores...

No deadline
7/17/14
7/17/14

Anchor projects online is accepting ongoing submissions of photography, video, digital, sound and other forms of new media art by artists working in the US and internationally.  Anchor...

Ongoing submissions
3/31/14
3/31/14
Portland choreographer Jayanthi Raman is looking for modern dancers (not required to have Indian dance background)  to perform in her upcoming production in Fall 2014 at PCPA with the ...
No deadline
3/27/14
3/27/14
Pair Shaped is a new, online collaborative art platform seeking artists of all types to showcase original work. This is not a standard call for submissions! If you’re selected,...
Ongoing deadline
2/18/14
2/18/14
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
11/21/13
11/21/13

ARTiculAction is glad to announce the 4th edition of the International Open Call for Artists ARTiculAction 0.4: artists from each side of the world are welcomed to submit their works.

The...

No deadline
11/21/13
11/21/13

Lunaria, a co-operative gallery in historic Silverton, Oregon is currently jurying for new artists for membership.  It is the mission of the gallery to promote high quality works of art from...

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
11/12/13
11/12/13

365 Artists | 365 Days is a new collaborative project, which will be launched in January 2014 by the Frank Juarez Gallery (Sheboygan, WI) and Greymatter Gallery (Milwaukee, WI).

...

ongoing
10/28/13
10/28/13

Mahlstedt Gallery is currently accepting submissions and is sending out a call to artists from around the world, and at all stages in their art careers, to submit their portfolios for...

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
8/20/13
8/20/13

"Someday Incubator" is Portland's free monthly showcase of new works in the performing arts. It's a venue for established and new artists to workshop new material in front of a...

No deadline