Call for Artists

Call for Artists

Are you looking to participate in a festival, exhibition, contest, creative collective, art project? Scroll through the ads here below for all kinds of open calls.

Please note that this is a free posting board, not curated or edited by the DutchCulture | TransArtists team. We do not take any responsibility of double checking all the calls published on this page.

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Call for artists

14/02/2018 - 13:09

La Butaca- Ciclo de cine europeo

A cinema screen popping up in unique locations around La Palma showcasing the best in short film cinema. A curated screening of a series of short films submitted from artists all over the world, chosen by us. We will showcase around 5 films each month. 


Submit your short film anytime and we will contact you if we want to use it for a screening of La Butaca- Ciclo de Cine Europeo. Free to submit, free to screen.

Call for short films and animations in the theme of youth for our April special.

Artists from All European countries are welcomed to apply.

email: iki.damceska [at]
13/02/2018 - 22:29
United States

A Postcard from Here

Artists from around the world are invited to mail their original artpostcards for inclusion into this exhibit. We urge everyone interested to carefully read the basic guidelines offered on our website -


The theme for the show is A Postcard from Here.  Here might be a place – real or imagined, or a state of mind.  The interpretation of the theme is yours.  We encourage artist to submit postcards made of any material which can be mailed and in any medium.  We want to see it all!


The exhibition will take place at the Sherwood Center for the Arts from July 12 – September 28, 2018.

email: lerandel [at]
13/02/2018 - 21:05

Call for Professional Guest Artist proposals

Art City invites professional artists based in North America, to submit proposals to lead collaborative art workshops at our studio in 2018/19. Founded by artist Wanda Koop, Art City is a not-for-profit community art studio located in West Broadway, a culturally diverse and densely populated neighborhood in the heart of Winnipeg’s inner city. Art City is dedicated to providing people of all ages with innovative and professional art programming, free of charge, frequently featuring workshops based on the practices of guest artists. Art City’s primary goal is to provide space and tools for anyone who wishes to express themselves creatively.


Artists are invited to submit a letter of interest, a brief description of a one week workshop and a list of materials needed as well as other support material.


Selected guest artist will receive artist fees of $ 1 520 and have travel, accommodations and a $40/day per diem provided.

Deadline March 26th, 2018


For more information please review the complete listing on the link provided. 

email: ad [at]
13/02/2018 - 18:23
United States

International Photography Competition: Call for Entries!

The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts (FMoPA) is now accepting submissions for its 8th annual “International Photography Competition.”


Photographers from all over the world are invited to submit their work. All styles and levels of experience are welcome. Winners will be selected by a jury and announced on May 4. The winning selections will be printed and framed by FMoPA and exhibited in the Community Gallery from June 1-Aug. 17. There will be a formal opening reception from 5-7p.m. June 22 at the museum.


This year’s categories include: People/Portraits, Places/Landscape/Drone, Nature/Science/Animals, Documentation/Social and Political Photojournalism, Still Life, Abstract Photography and Conceptual Photography. Each category will have first, second and third place winners. First-place winners will receive $100-cash prizes. One submission will be awarded Best in Competition over all seven categories and receive a $1,000 prize. Finally, one submission will be awarded People’s Choice and is decided by public votes on the competition website.


Images will be judged on originality, technical excellence, composition, overall impact and artistic merit.


Entries must be submitted online at All entries must be received by 5 p.m. on April 13. Non-refundable entry fees are $10. Multiple submissions are permitted.

email: exhibitions [at]
10/02/2018 - 19:56

International Art Competition "NEXT ART" 1st Place $5,000

Entry Page




We are looking for an excellent art.  Currently, art market is getting active. We will introduce your wonderful arts to Japan and the world. You can obtain a chance. We are looking forward to meeting your artwork.

Japanese people can not participate in this contest.



The Donut Hole Gallery



1st Prize

You get money $5,000.
1st prize artists will be able to show of as many as 30 images on our website. 
It will be featured as a "Featured Artists" page.
We will advertise your artwork forever on social media and website.
In the near future, the possibility of listing magazines and exhibiting stores. In that case, I will call out to you.
We have customers in real networks. They are enthusiastic art collectors. We will introduce your artworks to them.
If you wish, your artworks will be sold through our gallery.



It will be featured as a "Featured Artist" page.
We will advertise your artwork forever on social media and website.



It will be featured as a "Featured Artist" page.
We will advertise your artwork forever on social media and website.


Owner Selection

Several artworks will be published on the web page.
We will advertise your artwork forever on social media and website.

That artist's work will become the image of the exhibition and will be used on the invitation, video title screen and on all online marketing.


Dates and International Deadline

Submission Deadline

Mar 3, 2018

Exhibit Opening

Mar 10, 2018


Entry qualifications

All art category, All art genre, All country, All age.


What can I Submit?


Of something you made, or a photograph that you took
Three images can be submitted with one application
72 - 300dpi
1000 pixels on the longest side
JPEG format
Clear and well lit
Named correctly [Artist name_image title.JPEG]
You can also submit video works if necessary.


Entry Fee

$25 non-refundable submission fee.



email: submit002 [at]
10/02/2018 - 06:19
United Kingdom

Call for Entries - A5 Portfolio #13 (April)

A5 magazine wants to try and shine a light on some of the amazing artists working today. We are now taking entries for the April edition of the zine.


Brief: send us a large digital image of your work. Also send us any information you think is relevant. Any text needs to be kept brief as we get hundreds of submissions.


Deadline: 5th April 2018


Entries can be emailed to us at april [op] afive [punt] co [punt] uk (subject: Submission)


Instagram: @a5zine

Twitter: @a5zine


email: april [at]
10/02/2018 - 05:30
United Kingdom

Call for Entries - Wotisart #13 (April)

Wotisart is a portfolio magazine. Our goal is to allow unknown artists an avenue to show their work and gain some recognition in the industry and also to answer the question... What is art? We are now taking entries for the April issue of Wotisart?

Brief: send us a large digital image of your work (the bigger the better). Also send us any information you think is relevant. 

Deadline: 28 March 2018

Entries can be emailed to us at april [op] wotisart [punt] co [punt] uk (subject: Submission)


Instagram: @wotisart
Twitter: @wotisart

email: april [at]
09/02/2018 - 15:52

ViewPoint Gallery 2018 International Photography Competition

The ViewPoint Gallery 2018 International Photography Competition offers artists the opportunity to exhibit in the vibrant arts community of Halifax, Nova Scotia, home of the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design.


Announcing ViewPoint Gallery's sixth international juried call for submissions. This is an opportunity to exhibit your work for one month at ViewPoint Gallery, the only gallery in Halifax devoted to inspiring, engaging, educating & promoting the art of photography. The competition is open to all subject matter from photographers located anywhere worldwide.


12 winning images will be selected from the digital entries. One winner will be exhibited monthly. These winning images will be professionally printed, framed, exhibited and offered for sale by ViewPoint Gallery starting in June, 2018. In addition, winners will have their work promoted on Viewpoint's website, newsletter and Facebook page. Deadline for entries is April 15, 2018. Entry fee is $25 US per 3 images. Multiple entries allowed.


About ViewPoint Gallery:


ViewPoint Gallery is an artist run co-operative dedicated to inspiring, engaging, educating and promoting the art of photography. It is the only one of its kind in Halifax.

ViewPoint presents a dynamic approach to the display of photography with a mixture of solo and group exhibitions including our 12 international competition winners. The Gallery also hosts artist talks, presentations, print reviews and photography classes.


Here's a link to our prospectus:

email: info [at]
09/02/2018 - 09:26
United Kingdom

Call for Entries - Average Art 21 (April)

Average Art is an industry focused art magazine. Our goal is to draw attention to self representing artists. We are now taking entries for the April edition of Average Art Magazine.

Brief: send us a large digital image of your work. Also send us any information you think is relevant. Any text needs to be kept brief as we get hundreds of submissions.

DEADLINE: 22nd March 2018

Entries can be emailed to us at april [op] averageart [punt] co [punt] uk (subject: Submission)

Instagram: @averagearts

Twitter: @averagearts

email: april [at]
09/02/2018 - 01:31

Open Call For Artist and Writers!

Germinal is an independently-run, politically-geared online magazine by and for the creative millennials and Gen-Zers who see the world around them and want to make it better and more beautiful for everyone. Germinal hopes to offer the next generation of game-changing writers and artists a space for their authentic perspectives to be collected and shared as we all move toward our goals of political progress and prepare for our future together. Contributors and readers are from all over the world.


We are looking for writing and artwork of any format or medium that is inspired by your current political climate. We believe experience-based perspectives, reflections, observations and personal stories are deserve to be heard! Feel free to be as broad, specific, or abstract as you see fit!  


Send submissions in an email to submissions [op] germinalmag [punt] org, along with your chosen name/pseudonym, your age, location and any other personal information you would like us to include (website, statement of intent for artwork, biography, etc.)

email: submissions [at]