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.

4/2/15
4/2/15

“Black & White” contest is the next inspired competition sponsored by Illumination Gallery. Black & White is a form of visual representation that does not use color. Black and...

Deadline: 4/25/15
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
4/24/15
4/24/15

The highly visible space, in the storefront windows of Visual Art Exchange (VAE) in  Raleigh, North Carolina, is excellent exposure for artists. Each month VAE highlights the work of 4 to 5...

Deadline: 4/30/15
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
4/7/15
4/7/15

For its first presentation of a touring theatre ensemble, Boom Arts brings Portland audiences a very special treat in 2015: a two-week run and West Coast premiere of Laryssa Husiak and Katherine...

Deadline: 5/1/15
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
4/24/15
4/24/15

The South is emerging as hub for creativity. Recently Raleigh, NC adopted a vision to become the Southern Capital for Arts and Culture. To showcase the best artwork from the region here in Raleigh...

Deadline: 5/4/15
4/20/15
4/20/15

The Well Made Project will be hosting an online exhibition as part of the London Creativity and Wellbeing Week. 

From 4th-12th June 2015 will be featuring the work of artists...

Deadline: 5/4/15
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
4/22/15
4/22/15

The Portland Film Festival has already established itself as Portland’s leading film non-profit, with hundreds of screenings, events, education programs and community partnerships...

Deadline: 5/6/15
4/20/15
4/20/15

The City of Newport Beach, California is seeking ten sculptures for its outdoor "Sculpture in Civic Center Park" exhibition. Selected works will be loaned to the City and installed for a...

Deadline: 5/6/15
4/20/15
4/20/15

The City of Happy Valley, in partnership with the Clackamas County Arts Alliance, invite artists to submit up to three (3) sculptures to be considered for the 2015-2017 Happy Valley City Hall...

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

Haverstraw RiverArts & Music Festival is excited to announce a call for entry, to its second annual sculpture event using BRICK, CLAY and STONE to be held in Emeline Park, located on the shore...

Deadline: 5/7/15
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
4/7/15
4/7/15

Fairview Oregon Windance Farm & Artists Market      zipcode: 97024

ATTENTION!!!   Call for ARTISTS & FARMERS!!!  Thursday...

Deadline: 5/10/15
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
4/3/15
4/3/15

Art-Competition.net is proud to announce a call to artists/photographers for: “Flowers Of Spring” - $7600 in Cash and...

Deadline: 5/11/15
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
4/6/15
4/23/15

Community project managers working with the Ford Family Foundation are seeking artists to design and create three artistic wooden benches for outdoor installation and use in the Agnes Creek Open...

Deadline: 5/15/15
4/20/15
4/20/15

The Mayor’s Office of Cultural Affairs – Atlanta is seeking creative and innovative proposals for public art projects to exhibit in downtown Atlanta during the month of October 2015....

Deadline: 5/15/15
4/20/15
4/20/15

Artists and artist teams are invited by Kimberly Kent Art Broker to submit a proposal for an exterior mural at Barcelona at Beaverton.

Background

  • The Barcelona at...
Deadline: 5/15/15
4/20/15
4/20/15

Art in Odd Places (AiOP) Orlando invites proposals for the Orlando AiOP, a visual and performance public art festival to take place on September 17-20 in downtown Orlando. Florida. They...

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

The Institute for Contemporary Performance is an interdisciplinary training program for the contemporary theatre artist. They are currently accepting applications for...

Qualified applicants will be contacted for auditions: 5/15/15
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
4/20/15
4/20/15

Sculpture Fix is pleased to present its inaugural group show The Color of Thin Air. Dedicated to showing multidimensional artwork, Sculpture Fix will be hosting monthly contemporary...

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

There are endless social/political issues to debate and criticize in which we all hold our own opinions. Art can be utilized as a platform to educate, persuade, and influence ones outlook. In this...

Deadline: 5/20/15
4/23/15
4/23/15

All We Art promotes international cultural exchange and as such wants to the artists of the Washington DC community to explore the meaning of being Latin American. What does it mean to be an...

Deadline: 5/22/15
4/6/15
4/6/15
The Vancouver Wine & Jazz Festival is “…the largest festival of its kind in the Northwest…”  The Festival features GRAMMY-winning Jazz, Blues and Pop musicians...
Final Deadline: 5/30/15
4/8/15
4/8/15

Oregon nonprofits, community groups, and businesses are invited to host public discussions through the Conversation Project, which offers humanities-based programs about provocative issues...

Deadline: 5/31/15
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
4/23/15
4/23/15

CEC ArtsLink is pleased to announce the opportunity to host our 2015 ArtsLink Fellows for five-week residencies. US cultural organizations are encouraged to apply to host these...

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

Monsoon Art Storm is a multi-faceted month of shared experience of monsoons. This is a season known regionally in the southern most portions of the Southwest United States and northern Mexico. It...

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

Seeking independent artists worldwide working in all disciplines; Painting, Photography, Sculpture, Installation, Video, and Sound Art. Submit your work for the 2015 Governors Island Art Fair...

Deadline: 6/1/15
4/9/15
4/9/15

29th Annual Uncommon Threads Art-to-Wear Runway Show, Luncheon and Boutique 
Sunday, October 18, 2015 at Q Center, 1405 N. 5th Ave., St. Charles, IL
Benefitting Fine Line Creative...

Postmarked Deadline: 6/1/15
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
4/3/15
4/3/15

The feeling of fear and anxiety is one of our strongest emotions that can paralyze/propel us to act or react in a certain manner. It affects each of us in varying degrees, nevertheless we all have...

Deadline: 6/3/15
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
4/9/15
4/9/15

Combine your art with music! Held in concert with the Honk! Festival of Activist Bands, this exhibition asks artists to create a 'visaural' (visual plus musical) statement; add music to...

Deadline: 6/5/15
4/10/15
4/23/15

Tell your thoughts on "Safe": For the Summer 2015 issue of Oregon Humanities, they want to hear your stories and ideas inspired by the word "safe" for the Posts...

Deadline: 6/8/15
4/22/15
4/22/15

Open to all San Francisco Bay Area resident artists 18 years and over. You are invited to submit 10 digital images of your original works completed in the past three years, not previously shown in...

Deadline: 6/12/15
3/23/15
4/22/15

Call To Artists

Artists Sought for "Art in the Rose Garden" 

  • Painters, Sculptors and Photographers
  • Brand new community...
EXTENDED deadline 6/15/15
4/20/15
4/20/15

The Human Impacts Institute’s Fifth Annual Creative Climate Call for Artists brings together the visual arts, performance art...

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

Venice Arts invites artists to submit works for our annual juried exhibition: Disaster Is My Muse

Taking its title from a quote from Art Spiegelman, Disaster Is My Muse...

Deadline: 6/15/15
4/13/15
4/13/15

Small is BIG! Tieton Arts & Humanities invites artists from across the globe to submit artwork no larger than 10 inches in any dimension. No media restrictions. Each accepted entry will be...

Deadline: 6/15/15
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
4/23/15

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
4/20/15
4/20/15

It's easy to overlook the large role colors play in our daily lives. They influence our mood and decisions, they can attract or repel attention and we designate/organize things based on their...

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
4/20/15
4/20/15

Make Music PDX is an event for people who love music and the joyous sense of community that music can foster.  It will be held at numerous locations in Portland every June 21 (the summer...

Deadline: 6/21/15
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
4/22/15
4/22/15

Pair Shaped is a new online platform seeking artists of all types to showcase original work. Selected contributors engage in creative dialogue with fellow artists from different...

Deadline: 6/30/15
4/21/15
4/21/15

Jacobson Jarvis is once again seeking original artwork from local artists who would be interested in having their work featured in our annual calendar.  

Interested artists are invited...

Deadline: 6/30/15
4/6/15
4/6/15

The Rogue Gallery & Art Center invites artists to submit a portfolio of work for the 2016 Community Gallery Exhibition Series. Artists working in all media are encouraged to apply.  For...

Deadline: 6/30/15
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
4/23/15
4/23/15

The new project is to explore solutions to environmental disasters as dying trees, pollution, environmental issues.  The project will leverage local and national artists artistic works to...

Deadline: 7/15/15
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