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.

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10/05/2015 - 05:01
United States

Laguna Foundation for the Arts - Gallery Opens 10/15 - Call for Artists

Laguna Foundation for the Arts - Gallery Opens 10/15 - Call for Artists

* Are you ready to Showcase your Art in Laguna Beach ?

* Laguna Foundation for the Arts Opens it’s new Art Gallery at 1444 PCH

* LFFTA offers low fees, high commissions, lots of foot traffic & tons of advertising

If you are not Showcasing Your Art in Laguna Beach, You are Missing Out ! Laguna Beach is known across the world as a place to gather for the Art Culture. 

Laguna Foundation for the Arts Passionately Supports Artists and the Art they Create - Every Night is an Art Experience. Join Us by Showcasing Your Art in our Gallery & Storefront Location on Pacific Coast Highway.

Submit Your Art - Apply Today

Email us with:

1. A Short Artist Statement

2. 3 Images of Art You Want to Display/Sell

3. Size, Medium, Title and Price of the Art

Deadline for Submission: October 7th 2015 at 12midnight

Email Submission Package to:

Showcase Details

* Monthly Showcasing is $250 (discount packages available for multiple months)

* Art Sale Commission is: 70% to the Artist and 30% to LFFTA

* Laguna Foundation for the Arts is a Non-Profit, you will receive tax deductible receipts

* Ideal Location on PCH and is car, bicycle, trolley and foot-traffic friendly

* Every Night is an Art Experience - Enjoy performance Art to educational events and everything in between

* LFFTA provides advertising for you on The Groove Express KX93.5 along with The Laguna Beach Independent, Stu News, Coastline Pilot, LFFTA website, Facebook and a variety of other social media outlets

We can be found online at and followed on Facebook at We are also proud sponsors of First Thursdays Art Walk in Laguna Beach

Our Mission Statement

The primary purpose of the Laguna Foundation for the Arts is to work with the local community to provide a platform and venue for artists of all forms to promote, display and sell their works, and to organize community events to further this purpose; to provide grants to credible artists who are facing severe financial or medical hardship, and provide grants to promising artists who lack the opportunity to pursue their work due to financial distress; and to provide support for art education programs through outreach to schools, colleges and the community.

10/03/2015 - 12:33
United States

Mist Gallery Call for Submissions

Mist gallery is an online art space looking to showcase the work of emerging artists. 
Submissions are open to all artists nation wide. 

Visit for the submission form. 
-Up to 6 images of work including size, medium and retail price for each piece 
-Artist Statement 
-CV/ Resume 
-Website (optional) 

10/02/2015 - 08:33

$1000 Working Artist Photography Award | Call for Submissions Deadline - October 15, 2015

We now offer a dedicated monthly photography award to help serious photographers keep working. Open to all photography methods, styles and subjects including traditional and digital image capture, manipulation and printing processes. Deadline for the $1000.00 Working Artist Photography Award is October 15, 2015.


For details and submission guidelines please see: . 


Look out for our inclusive Working Artist Grant/Art Purchase Award too!


Working Artist Org. is dedicated to discovering, collecting, and promoting great art and artists.

10/01/2015 - 16:12

Video Artists for the Environment

ikonoTV is proud to announce an Open Call for our upcoming Art Speaks Out event, a 24-hour stream of contemporary video works based on environmental themes, which will premiere on December 5th during the Cop 21 Conference in Paris as an official part of ArtCOP21.


In this global event, art gives a new and powerful voice to the pressing concerns of global warming and man-made natural disaster, using its emotional appeal intelligently to convey the urgency of these issues in a deeper, more immediate way. 


To Apply: 


Artists working both individually and collaboratively are invited to apply. All submissions must be original, non-narrative pieces without text or dialogue. We’re looking for short videos implementing the universal language of image and sound; documentaries of art works, installations, etc. based on environmental themes are not eligible. 


Video artists interested in submitting their work should upload their video on Vimeo and email us the link and password with a current CV. If images are used whose copyright belongs to other artists or sources, explicit authorization must be obtained prior to application. 


Application Deadline: Midnight, October 31, 2015. 

All selected works will be included in the 24-hour Art Speaks Out premiere and any additional screenings and playlists ensuing out of this broadcasting event. Artists agree to allow ikonoTV to broadcast their video work and to publish stills, video fragments, or the entire work for the purposes of promotion and social media; ownership is retained by the author and will be acknowledged throughout. 



Art Speaks Out is a worldwide forum — an invitation to open our eyes to climate change, our responsibility to the planet, and the necessity of adopting measures of sustainability. It will be broadcast exclusively on ikono.tvfrom 6 p.m. on Saturday, December 5 to 6 p.m. on Sunday, December 6 (CET) as part of the official art program ArtCOP21.


In collaboration with the German Federal Ministry for the Environment 


For more info:


ikonoTV’s global reach includes satellite transmission and SmartTV applications with access to over 200 million households worldwide; a 24/7 stream for all online and mobile devices; and over 280,000 Amazon downloads, making us the number one app in the category of education in the US, UK, Canada, and Germany.



10/01/2015 - 12:55


Venezia Misteriosa is the 7th edition of an international collective exhibition of contemporary art in the centre of Venice and is a part of the “Veneto Spettacoli di Mistero” project, during which more than 200 events are organized by the Veneto Region.


The event will be held from October 30th to November 22nd.


The project is born by the cooperation between the art director Alberto Toso Fei and the curator Andrea Chinellato, and takes place in the palazzo Ca’ Zanardi and, for the first year, in the brand new place Venice Art House.

The target is to explore the theme of the mystery in all of its shapes, with a particular attention on the mysterious imaginary that Venice inspires, as for example, in the autumn, when the fog envelops the city and secret views appear.

Over the years, Venezia Misteriosa has become a reference in Venice, with the numerous participation of many international artists. 


To take part in the selection, send your submission form to 

until the 15th of October.


There is no limit in the number of works you can send.

It is requested a participation fee for the exhibitions places’ management, a catalogue creation and Veneto Region’s press releases.


For the very first time a contest will take place, in which the best works in painting, photography and video production will be rewarded. The fundamental evaluation basis for the selection will be the quality, the research, the skill to master the material and the originality. The award consists in the winners’ exhibition of each category in the brand new space Venice Art House.


Submission form and more info:


For further information:


Phone : (+39) 393 800 5588

Skype: andreakine

Art Director: Alberto Toso Fei

Curating and organization: Andrea Chinellato


About the exihibition places:


Cà Zanardi is a residential palace dating back to the 16th century which, over the centuries, has been added on to by various noble venetian families and is one of the most evocative and beautiful palaces in the city of Venice. This ancient venician palace is the ideal location for art exhibitions, gala dinners, ceremonies, cocktails, masquerade balls, musical events with small orchestras as well as providing a special place to hold one’s business meetings or conferences.


Venice Art House is the new laboratory and exhibition place in Venice for contemporary art, located in Cannaregio between Strada Nuova and the famous Fondamenta della Misericordia, one of the places where young Venitians meet. The exhibition area was once a storehouse, before being lately restored, and now is ready to hold performances, projections and laboratories in addition to its common use as an exhibition art space. 



Cannaregio 4132, 30121 Venice           

T. 3938005588                             

FB Ca'Zanardi           


Venice Art House

Calle Gheltof, Cannaregio, 1863/c Venice

T. 3938005588

FB Venice-Art-House


09/30/2015 - 16:54

2016 Call for artists & projects - be a air in rural portugal (multidisciplinary)



2016 Call for artists & projects- Multidisciplinary residency Portugal

Deadline to apply- 15th December 2015 (ongoing for projects with no public presentation)


ARTErra is a multidisciplinary artistic residency placed in a green and friendly village.

In this place you can find a comfortable house where you can live and a garden where the work rooms and facilities are.

We also have a workroom in the main square of the village where small exhibitions, talks and performances can be presented.

Our residency is prepared to host different kind of art projects an work processes.

Depending on the needs and requests of each project we will be pleased to help you achieve your goals with our resources and contacts.

The application process is simple and quick.

To apply for being a artist in residency in ARTErra, please send us a mail to:

or call us +351963779054


09/30/2015 - 13:45

Arts Oasis Residency 2016

"ArtsOasis" 2016 has announced registration! 


Arts Oasis is the annual international residential lab for performing arts practitioners from different countries working in various techniques, genres and styles. This creative residency is open to dancers, choreographers, actors and contemporary circus performers with professional stage experience, multidisciplinary artists passionate and inspired by movement, dance and Physical Theatre, interested in practical research of contemporary performance practice together with colleagues from all over the world. 

The program will take place at the territory of the XII century Monastery in Tuscany, famous for being the place of seclusion for the legendary Dante Alighieri.


Program & application online:

09/30/2015 - 02:21
United States

Poetic Logic - Collage and Assemblage

In the early 20th century, with the advent of mass production of materials and media artists like Pablo Picasso, George Braque and Kurt Schwitters began developing collage as a way of reappropriating and repurposing materials and images as a way of imbuing their works with juxtaposed information that expressed a kind of poetic logic of association.

In our current culture of mass information and media it is not suppressing that artist are finding a continued purpose in investigating such relevant processes. This is a call for artists working in Collage, Assemblage and any other process of incorporating elements of repurposed materials as a way of expressing our contemporary experience.

Juried by Shawn Watrous

Submission Deadline: December 14, 2015

Submission fee $25

09/27/2015 - 02:37
United States


January 5 – 30, 2016



Blue Mountain Gallery, founded in 1980, is located in the heart of New York City’s Chelsea art district, and is sponsoring its third Annual Juried Exhibition in 2016. The gallery’s exhibitions are frequently reviewed in both the New York and national press. Our invitationals are part of the gallery’s outreach to the artist community. With this juried exhibition we are offering artists from across the United States (excluding members of Blue Mountain Gallery) the opportunity to exhibit in an established New York gallery. This year’s juror is Stanley Lewis whose career spans more than four decades, beginning with his studies at Yale and leading to a successful career as an influential painter and teacher. Lewis is represented by the Betty Cuningham Gallery in New York City.
ELIGIBLE WORKS: oil, acrylic, pastel, watercolor, print, mixed media and sculpture.


ENTRY: $35 / 3 works, $5 ea. additional work.




More information visit:
Download prospectus:
INQUIREIS CONTACT: 646.486.4730 – -

09/24/2015 - 00:45
United States

Square Foot Art Basel Miami 3

Deadline:  November 6, 2015


Exhibition Dates:  November 28, 2015 – January 9, 2016


Projects Gallery proudly announces its third edition of Square Foot Art Basel Miami.  Once again during this year’s world-acclaimed Art Basel Miami, Projects Gallery will create a mosaic-style hanging that will cover all the walls in its Wynwood Lofts gallery in the Wynwood Arts District of Miami.  Last year’s event showcased over 300 works from around the world.  The first 100 artists to apply will automatically have one artwork on the wall.  NEW THIS YEAR!  Twenty-four works will be shown in the gallery’s suite at the Aqua Art Fair December 2-6.  These 24 works will be selected for special inclusion and curated from all the works submitted.  Following the Aqua Art Fair, any unsold works will be placed in Project’s Wynwood location.


Eligibility: Open to ALL artists working in ALL medias.  Works cannot exceed the allotted space of 12” x 12”.   Works must be priced at or below $1,000 retail.  All works must be original, for sale and available for the duration of the exhibition. 


Gallery commission on net sales is 50%, and gallery reserves the right to discount 10% off retail.  Artist is responsible for transportation of work to and from the gallery.  Projects Gallery will not be responsible for loss or damage of any work while on the premises or during transit to or from the gallery or the Aqua Art Fair. All works must be exhibition ready, including wire, hooks, etc.  Video artists must supply viewing equipment. Selected artists must permit use of their work images for publicity purposes, including but not limited to print and web. 


To Enter:  Entries may be submitted via email, snail mail or hand delivery to the gallery.  There is a non-refundable entry fee of $60.00 (U.S.) per artist for up to two artwork entries.  Multiple entries will be accepted but each additional two works incur a separate $60 entry fee.  Each entry is guaranteed at lease one space until all spaces are filled, i.e. make one entry application receive at least one space; make two applications receive at least two spaces. 


Image submissions:  Must be digital 300 dpi and at least 600 pixels but no greater than 1200 pixels in either direction.  Jpg, gif or tif format.  Each image file should be labeled as follows:  LastName_FirstName_ImageNumber.jpg (Smith_Joe_1.jpg).  Do not send original artwork.  No slides. 


Documents required: 

Artist contact information:

Legal Name
Name as it should appear in print if different from legal name
Email address
Mailing address
Phone number(s)

List of entries with the following information:

Artist’s name
Title of work
Retail (selling) price of work
Example of listing:  (Smith, Joe / Image 1 – Untitled / mixed media / $xxx) 

Resume or bio


All documents should be in .doc or .pdf format.  Entry material will not be returned without a self-addressed, stamped envelope.  All entries must be received no later than Friday, November 6, 2015.   Entry fee may be paid via PayPal, credit card or check/money order payable to:  Projects Gallery.  If any of the above requirements are not met, the submission will be deemed ineligible. 


Email submissions to:     Subject line:  Square Foot


Snail mail or drop off submissions and entry fee to:                

Projects Gallery                                                                      

Attn:  Square Foot                              

250 NW 23rd St., Unit 208

Miami, FL  33127


PayPal payments to either: or 267-303-9652 Indicate payment for Square Foot


Calendar for Square Foot Art Basel Miami Three

Entry deadline:  Friday, November 6, 2015
Final notification:  Monday, November 9, 2015
Selected work(s) to gallery:  November 20, 2015 – no works accepted after November 20th
Aqua Art Fair participation notification:  Friday, November 27, 2015
Exhibition opens:  Saturday, November 28, 2015
Exhibition closes:  Saturday, January 9, 2016
Receptions:  Second Saturday, December 12, 2015 and January 9, 2016  - 7 – 10 PM
Work pick up or return shipping:  January 11-16, 2016


All works must arrive in reusable packaging (with complete installation instructions where applicable) and include a prepaid, return-shipping label when applicable.  An appointment must be made for hand-delivery of works.  A $5 per day storage fee will be applied to work left after January 16, 2016.


In addition to the exhibition, postcards and e-announcements will be produced, press releases and images will be sent out and the exhibition will be highlighted on the gallery’s website.  Please forward this to all interested parties. Full prospectus available at