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.

5/7/15
5/7/15

On The Ground Floor (OTGF) is currently accepting submissions for our summer exhibition "Roots," on view June 27th through July...

Deadline: 5/30/15
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
5/29/15
5/29/15

ZERO1 is calling innovative new media and digital artists with a love of travel and passion for community-driven public art to apply to participate in the...

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

Fall Best of the Northwest Art and Fine Craft Show (October 23 - 25  &  November 13 - 15). Featuring 110 of the area's finest artists and craftspeople in...

Deadline: 5/31/15
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
5/6/15
5/6/15

Calling all Artists to submit to Regional Art, an exhibit to be shown at Broderick Gallery; June 3-July 1 in Longview, OR. Gallery owner George Broderick is now accepting...

Deadline: 6/1/15
5/6/15
5/6/15

The American Friends Service Committee (AFSC) has created a new, nationally touring poster exhibit called All of Us or None:  Responses and Resistance to Militarism.  The...

Deadline: 6/1/15
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
5/12/15
5/13/15

Do you know WA, OR, and CA-based artists who play with color? Energy efficient lighting? Explore inventive uses for everyday materials? How about lenticular printing or digital fabrication...

Deadline: 6/2/15
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
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
5/18/15
5/18/15

Classical Revolution PDX is inviting musicians to submit a performance proposal to participate in our summer showcase on August 22nd, 2015 at the Holocene.

Classical Revolution PDX is...

Deadline: 6/7/15
5/26/15
5/26/15

The Center for Performance and Civic Practice, led by Michael Rohd, is a national resource for artists and communities working...

Deadline: 6/8/15
4/28/15
4/28/15

Theme: Black and White Photography

A juried exhibition of black and white photography. There is often a classic, nostalgic and dynamic translation to black and white photography. Black and...

Deadline: 6/8/15
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
5/28/15
5/28/15

Chicken & Egg Pictures supports women non-fiction filmmakers whose artful and innovative storytelling catalyzes social change. They are looking for filmmakers with powerful stories,...

Deadline: 6/10/15
4/28/15
4/28/15

The Peace Corps Commemorative Foundation (PCCF) is sponsoring a two-stage, national design competition to select an artistically exceptional design concept for a permanent commemorative work in...

Deadline: 6/12/15
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
5/29/15
5/29/15

Art School Studio LLC is a locally owned and operated artist studio in Southeast Portland offering art classes, camps, and workshops through our own process based Art Is In The Making Program. Art...

Deadline: 6/15/15
5/26/15
5/26/15

The North Plains Elephant Garlic Festival is “…the “10th largest festival of its kind in the World” stated Travel Magazine in 2010. The Festival features FREE live music,...

Deadline: 6/15/15
5/26/15
5/26/15

Incandescent is officially announcing a call for art for Issue Eight. Incandescent is a bi-annual color film zine showcasing emerging photographers....

Deadline: 6/15/15
5/12/15
5/12/15

Call for Art depicting the horse in any setting. If you are a horse lover (or -If you are an artist who is inspired to) and paint, draw or sculpt horses, this may be the exhibition for you!...

Deadline: 6/15/15
5/8/15
5/8/15

The Portland Opera would like to commission a local glass artist or glass art student to create a one of a kind glass sculpture, to be used as an award for our 50th year GALA celebration. ...

Sculpture to be finished by: 6/15/15
5/5/15
5/5/15

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

Deadline: 6/15/15
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
5/12/15
5/12/15

Seattle Sounders FC is looking for artists and fans alike to design an official, commemorative matchday poster for each home game this 2015 season. Each poster will become a part of Sounders FC...

Deadline: 6/19/15
5/8/15
5/8/15

This Request for Qualifications (RFQ) competition is open to all professional public artists or artist teams from throughout the United States.  Artists from diverse backgrounds are...

Deadline: 6/20/15
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
5/26/15
5/26/15

Art-Competition.net announces a Call To Artists for “Pets We Love” an online exhibit.  The “Pets We Love” exhibit is proud to support the ASPCA and its mission to save...

Deadline: 6/22/15
5/26/15
5/26/15

The Salt Lake Art Design Board announces a new public art opportunity, funded by the Redevelopment Agency of Salt Lake City, to be located on Regent Street in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah....

Deadline: 6/22/15
5/27/15
5/27/15

Applications and guidelines are now available online for the 2015 Public Artist Roster Competition. This open competition establishes our roster of professional artists eligible for commissions of...

Deadline: 6/23/15
5/6/15
5/6/15

The Center for Fine Art Photography is happy to announce that our newest call for entry, Still Life 2015 with juror Del Zogg, Del Zogg is the Manager of Works on Paper & Photography...

Deadline: 6/24/15
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

...

Deadline: 6/25/15
5/27/15
5/27/15

7th Annual NW Book Festival! Book lovers of all ages gather to meet northwest authors, publishers, and others in the book industry. Free and open to the public. 

Saturday...

Deadline to reserve space: 6/26/15
4/28/15
4/28/15

The Oregon Book Awards & Fellowships program promotes, support and celebrates Oregon's writers. As part of the application for an Oregon Literary Fellowship, writers can...

Deadline: 6/26/15
4/30/15
4/30/15

There are many aspects to consider when representing realism; from an accurate depiction of surface and texture to capturing depth, proportion and perspective or a believable portrayal of color...

Deadline: 6/28/15
5/7/15
5/7/15

Print Arts Northwest (PAN), a 501(c)(3) educational nonprofit, was founded in 1981 as the Northwest Print Council. Years later PAN continues to grow and develop, offering more and more to the...

Deadline: 6/30/15
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
5/8/15
5/8/15

The appreciation of the human form has always been a prevalent subject matter within art. Whether it be a sculpture, an abstract portrayal, nude, clothed or simply posed Linus Galleries wants...

Deadline: 7/11/15
5/26/15
5/26/15

The Land Mark Show is a juried exhibition that examines the intersection of mark-making and contemporary landscape, addressing the images, issues, and environments of our time. A...

Deadline: 7/15/15
5/1/15
5/1/15

Art will be exhibited on all floors of the George R. White Library and Learning Center at Concordia University and many display cases.  Exhibition is in conjunction with an exhibit of...

Deadline: 7/15/15
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
5/8/15
5/8/15

Bunker Projects, an artist residency and experimental gallery program, is hosting it's second annual Performance Art Festival, to be held August 29th this summer. The festival ...

Deadline: 7/19/15
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
5/15/15
5/15/15

Seattle Sounders FC is looking for artists and fans alike to design an official, commemorative matchday poster for each home game this 2015 season. Each poster will become a part of Sounders FC...

Deadline: 8/19/15
5/6/15
5/6/15

Oregon Book Awards are available for original work published or produced in the following categories:

  • Poetry, including chapbooks of more than 20 pages in length....
Deadline: 8/28/15
5/26/15
5/26/15

Art in the Park @ South Lake Union is an affordable open air art market geared to the millennials and surrounding neighborhood. The location can't be beat and the booth prices are a steal!...

Deadline: 8/31/15
5/1/15
5/1/15

The Guardino Gallery will be viewing art for consideration for their 2016 schedule.  Also looking for art for the Day of the Dead and Little Things for 2015. Call the...

Deadline: 8/31/15
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
5/26/15
5/26/15

Do you have a secret? What deep place do you keep it? What does your soul whisper in the dark and where does that voice come from? Is it made up of your fantasies, dreams, desires, fears,...

Deadline: 9/13/15
5/18/15
5/18/15

Basic Space Gallery is seeking visual artist to submit to the jury exhibition, “Silence Without”, occurring in November. This show is an attempt at redefining our language and...

Deadline: 10/4/15
5/14/15
5/14/15

The 13th Annual Big Sky Documentary Film Festival (BSDFF) is now accepting submissions! The festival will be taking place in Missoula, Montana  February 19-28, 2016.

BSDFF accepts...

Late deadline: 10/14/15
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
5/26/15
5/26/15

Art is a powerful tool to evoke social change. Without uttering a single word, artists can enlighten, educate and effect change around the world.  Embracing Our Differences invites...

Postmarked Deadline: 1/4/16
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
9/16/14
5/27/15

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
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