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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Call for artists

19/03/2019 - 11:12

Open Call - The Global City


The OPEN CALL for The Global City, intensive workshop directed by Instabili Vaganti (Anna Dora Dorno & Nicola Pianzola) and addressed to international professional actors, dancers, performers and artists will close on 14th April 2019.


The workshop, taking place between 17th and 30th May 2019, aims to investigate the themes of the International Research Project

MEGALOPOLIS, directed by Instabili Vaganti in the biggest cities of the planet.

The participants will have the occasion to work in residency with the company in the suggestive spaces of LabOratorio San Filippo Neri for 12 intensive days and to take part in the performance Megalopolis#Bologna, final outcome of the workshop, accompanied by a chorus of 50 actors and students on 30th May 2019, within the VIII edition of PerformAzioni, International Workshop Festival. At the end of the workshop, some participants might be selected in order to join the cast of the production "The Global City", directed by Instabili Vaganti. a co-production with the National Theatre in Genoa and the FIDAE Festival in Uruguay, that will debut in autumn 2019.


Participation in the selection workshop is free of charge. In order to enroll it is necessary to fill in the online application form on the site


Application form:


Complete open call:


Facebook event:

email: workshop [at]
18/03/2019 - 22:30
United States

Summer Arts Studio

Welcome to University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Summer Arts Studio, an intensive one-week workshop taught by UW-Madison Art Department faculty in glass, printmaking, woodworking, painting/drawing, digital fabrication (digital/3D printing, laser cutting), metal sculpture or ceramics. All skill levels are welcome.

Learn techniques from world-renowned faculty innovators in fine art and craft traditions. Intimate classes and the daily routine (or meditation) of technique instruction and self-directed art-making time provides a uniquely rich art-making experience.

Enjoy daily workshops from 9am-5pm; further explore and develop your craft during open studio hours (7-10pm);  join fellow attendees at evening art talks, social hours, and cultural events to connect and refresh; and explore the vibrant city of Madison on your own during plenty of down time.

Participants will also enjoy special Summer Arts Studio community dinners, curated social events, an exhibition of their work, opening dinner reception, and closing reception/party.

Lodging will be hosted at the luxurious Concourse Hotel featuring a spa, daily breakfast, and access to an array of dining, recreation, and entertainment.

Come join us for a special experience learning, making, and building community!

email: conferences [at]
17/03/2019 - 10:34

OT301 is looking for new members to join the collective

2 studios have become available in the OT301 which means we're looking for a new member to join our collective!

*Deadline for applications is APRIL 1st 2019.
*The Studio is available from July 1st 2019.
*Apply or enquire VIA EMAIL ONLY to: otresidency [op] gmail [punt] com
*DO NOT apply if you are looking for a living space

We, the OT301 collective EHBK, are looking for a member who wants to join us from July 2019.

We are looking for someone who chooses to work in a context with other people and likes to contribute to the preservation of our property.

An individual (or collective) with their own plan and independency, but who also likes to co-operate. Someone who likes to discuss (before conflicts can arise) and has insight into their wishes and boundaries, not afraid to indicate them.

About us:

The OT301/EHBK is a big adventurous project that started in 1999 when we squatted the building with a group of artists. We squatted the building to create a new platform where artists could live and work together and could work on a public programming that offers a stage to ‘experimental’, ‘new’, ‘alternative’ art, music, film, dance, theatre, workshops and other sorts of performances and shows we choose to put on.

Everything we do is based on the fact that we are a creative non-profit organisation. That doesn’t mean that we don’t need money to pay our bills but it means that nobody in our building is making a lot of money and most of the income is used to maintain and develop our building and organisation.

Within our building/organisation we have 26 members and all together we share the responsibility to maintain and secure everything that happens in our building. We are not just a place where people rent an office or studio, everybody is expected to contribute to the group because otherwise we can not exist.

Besides sharing the responsibility for the building and protecting its vision everybody is working on his/her own projects.

Vision (2014-):

Since 1998, EHBK has united a diverse, international community that runs the alternative, not-for-profit platform OT301 as a collective, in which housing, work and public functions are combined to contribute to the arts, politics and subculture.

EHBK shares knowledge and organizational duties in a democratic manner and encourages all members and visitors to take part in our experiment.

About you:

If you would like to apply, write us a letter! We like to read who you are, what keeps you busy, what you like, why you want to join. And also what you expect from us and other things that you want to share. Do you have any questions about us? You can email us.

SPACE INFO:�33 sq/mrent | € 283.59 including energy and internet | only one smallish window

** OT301 is a legalized squat encompassing a mix of non-commercial, (sub)cultural, artistic and activist projects and people. It is owned and run by a collective. All renters are members of the collective and must play an active part in keeping the OT301 running. Amongst other things, this means participating in regular house-meetings and taking responsibilities for various tasks in working groups (min 40 hour x year).


- Please give a description of what you do, why you need a studio and why here (why you would like to join our collective -max. 500 words-). Include documentation, text, images, links and cv.

- Applications also need to include a project, plan or approach of how you would integrate into the building and organization (max. 300 words).

STUDIO SUITABLE AS:�artists studio (visual/multi-media/textile/ceramic, etc) or activist/artist office space. The studio can be shared and a joint application is possible.


loud noise (in order to respect the levels of sound pollution in both the building and the neighborhood). As with all spaces within the OT301, the studio itself isn't completely insulated from noise/sound made in other parts of the building either, so you'd need to be ok with this. It is NOT possible to live there.

Send applications to: otresidency [op] gmail [punt] com

email: otresidency [at]
website: http://WWW.OT301.NL
16/03/2019 - 21:55

Aggregate Animated Shorts OPEN CALL - Third Annual International Experimental Animated Short Film Festival

Open Call Deadline: June 23, 11:59 PM


ASG is pleased to announce our “Third Annual International Experimental Animated Short Film Festival”.


We will be accepting films from 2 - 25 minutes of length in the categories of narrative and non-narrative. Animations of all styles, digital and analog, will be considered. Submissions are DUE JUNE 23 / 11:59 PM PST. You will receive an email by our team regarding your submission in early July.


To present the festival, we will be hosting concurrent looping screenings of the animation selections in an Oakland venue in August (date and location forthcoming), free and open to the public. This will be followed by a ticketed award ceremony. If your film is selected for the program, you will receive a complimentary ticket to the ceremony in which we will be screening the top 2 films and an honorable mention from each category, and viewer’s choice awards.


The films and their presenters will be publicly announced via social media the day the viewing period opens. Also to be announced are the identities of the jurors, who will come from the San Francisco Bay Area Art and Animation scene and beyond.


There is a required submission fee of $25



Link to submission form:


email: sophie [at]
15/03/2019 - 02:18

OPEN CALL / Artists, designers, photographers and makers

Join the global community of talented creators and get exclusive opportunities to expand your brand awareness: sell your objects via our online gallery/shop, get your personal creator page at /neim/, get chance for a personal interview and much more!



Object submissions

Please submit applications for the following categories only: furniture, decor, wall art and wearable art. We have no joining or submission fees, so you are welcome to submit as many objects as you want. Please note that only fully completed applications will be considered.

Submit using the online form —



About /neim/

/neim/ (name) started as a platform that showcase creative independents, now is a growing community of like-minded creators and a resource for exclusive art and design lovers internationally. Next to interviews about inspiring creatives from around the globe, we showcase a number of stunning art, decor and lifestyle pieces from names we adore at our online gallery/shop with an opportunity to buy from them directly.

email: gallery [at]
14/03/2019 - 16:33
United States

TALK BACK an exhibition for and with artists and organizers with disabilities


TALK BACK seeks to center the lives and leadership of disabled artists and asserts that deep-rooted cultural changes must be made within the art world to become more inclusive and accessible. TALK BACK believes that disability must be included in conversations about diversity. One part of affecting change in the art world is by placing disabled artists in positions of influence within the arts to influence change from within.

TALK BACK focuses on how contemporary artists with disabilities are presenting their work and invites disabled artists to submit work that dismantles systems of ableism, either overtly or quietly. How do we examine, interrogate, and resist ableist and classists systems inside the art world? How can we employ the art world to examine social and cultural systems that surround disability outside the art world?

TALK BACK imagines a reality yet to exist, shifts able-normativity assumptions that every body is able-bodied, illuminates non-binary futures from able to disabled and debunks disability and “heroism”. TALK BACK envisions and celebrates joy, radical care, sovereign bodies, community building, non-verbal and alternative forms of communication. TALK BACK disrupts through quiet protest, individual, overt and mass protest that includes multiple ways of showing up. TALK BACK works within and against capitalistism, classism and medical ableism to redefine value, productivity and worth. TALK BACK makes room for criticism, restoration liberation, coming out, ownership of one’s mind and body, access demands, intersectionality and utopias to offer multiple entry points to TALK BACK.

TALK BACK invites proposals for workshops, performances, gatherings, walks, spoken word, screenings, visual arts, video, sound works, DIY, panels, grassroots, poetry, books, installations, zines, artist talks, performance lectures, discussions, events, collaborations with your caregiver, allies, advocates, support and service animals. Please know that TALK BACK is an an open call for artists and organizers with disabilities.

Important TALK BACK dates to note:
Open Call Closes: March 18
Installation Dates: May 6th – 8th
Opening Date: Thursday May 9th  
Closing Date: June 2nd  
Deinstallation Date: June 3rd and 4th

Application Requirements:
- Name, Location
- Personal Narrative (200 words)
- Artist Statement (200 words)
- Proposal (500 words)
- Access Needs
- CV

Participants will receive a small honorarium for their work and limited access to Materials for the Arts.

Flux Factory gallery and ground floor bathroom is ADA Accessible. The closest subway stations with street level elevators is Queens Plaza (E, M, R trains), and 21st Street Queensbridge (F Train). MTA Elevator and Escalator Status

Please feel free to contact curators Lexy Ho-Tai or moira williams at access [op] fluxfactory [punt] org for further assistance concerning our TALK BACK Open Call and if you have accessibility questions or concerns. Thank you!

TALK BACK is made possible through in-kind support from Materials for the Arts and funding from the NYC Cultural Affairs Disability Forward Fund.


Application Link:


email: moira670 [at]
13/03/2019 - 18:47
United States

Sunset Neighborhood Park


The City of Renton, and the Renton Municipal Arts Commission, invites artists or artist teams to apply to create permanent public artwork to complement the new Sunset Neighborhood Park located across from the Renton Highlands Library.

Call released: February 22, 2019

Deadline to respond to Call for Artists :  April 1, 2019

Budget: $250,000


Project Context:
Sunset Neighborhood Park will be a new 3.1 acre park located east of I-405 and north of NE Sunset Boulevard in the Sunset Area of Renton. The future park will be a gateway facility for the Sunset Area and a catalyst for transforming a part of the City that is working to overcome academic, health care, public safety, and socio-economic challenges. The new park will provide multiple benefits including: social gathering spaces, performance venues for local residents and visitors, education opportunities, increased property values, increased jobs, economic growth and vitality, and opportunities for physical and healthy living.

The first phase of the project was completed in June 2018 with the construction of a restroom, rain gardens, walkways, pergolas, and other site amenities.  The second phase of the project is currently under design and is scheduled to start in Spring 2019 with a projected completion date in Summer 2020. Design per the Phase II Master Plan will include two playgrounds, picnic and fitness areas, an interactive water feature, picnic and fitness areas, a gazebo, additional walkways, a pergola with seating, and the addition of the art alluded to in this request.  
Emerging from a broad public involvement process several years ago, the future park design incorporates active and passive recreation and environmental education opportunities. Park design elements include adult fitness equipment, two children’s play areas, a looped circulation/path system with mile markers, a water feature, picnic areas, a picnic gazebo with tables, performance seating/open space lawn area with pergola and benches, a restroom building with notice boards, art locations, and interpretive signs. The Park Master Plan can be found on the City's webpage.

This Call for Artists is a project that the City of Renton, via the Renton Municipal Arts Commission, is commissioning as part of the new construction of the Sunset Neighborhood Park. This Call for Artists has a budget of $250,000 and is for a site-specific, impactful, focal design feature. The art is to be located on parks grounds (in one or more of the potential sites), the design of which should enrich the connection between the neighborhood park and the rich and diverse surrounding Sunset and Highlands communities.  


Please click link for complete RFQ packet with details on budget and timelines. Submissions due April 1st.


email: arts [at]
13/03/2019 - 04:57
United Kingdom

2019 GAMMA Young Artist Competition in Paris

2019 GAMMA Young Artist Competition

- Sustainable Art & Fashion for Better Life –

Theme: Sustainable Art & Fashion for Better Life

- Well-being and Sustainable Art & Fashion

- Health and Sustainable Art & Fashion

- DNA and Sustainable Art & Fashion


1. Co-Hosts

Global Alliance of Marketing & Management Associations

ESCP Europe


2. Partners

University of Vienna

University of Florence

Fashion Art Research Center of China Central Academy of Fine Arts

Korean Scholars of Marketing Science


3. Sponsors

Korea Economy and Management Development Institute

LOD: Life on DNA


4. Strategic Goal

To find young artists and designers to pursue experimental attempts bridging art, fashion and sustainability which can enable human beings to achieve ‘Better Life’.


5. Competition Schedule

Submission Deadline: May 6th, 2019

Announcement of the 1st Screening: May 16th, 2019

Announcement of the 2nd Screening: May 28th, 2019

Announcement of the Final Screening: June 4th, 2019

Award Ceremony at ESCP Europe, Paris, France, July 28th, 2019


6. Areas

Painting & Sculpture / Contemporary Media / Fashion & Design


7. Steering Committee

Committee Chair: Jooeun Sung, Associate Professor, Yonsei University

Art Director: Juhyun Kim, City, University of London


8. Committee Members

Florence Leclerc-Dickler, Parsons Paris School, France

Emmanuel Boos, Artist, France

Benjamin Voyer, ESCP Europe, UK

Raffaele Donvito, University of Florence, Italy

Eun Joo Kim, Terra Design Studio, USA

Aluna-Yue Lyu, China Central Academy of Fine Arts, China

Zidong Shi, Dean of International School of Arts, Dalian University of Foreign Languages, China

Henry Ma, Associate Dean, School of Design, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hong Kong

Jaehee Chung, Hongik University, Republic of Korea

Sang-Hoon Kim, Seoul National University, Republic of Korea

Dokshin Lim, Hongik University, Republic of Korea


9. Award Benefits

1) The 1st screening (25 runners)

_ Included in the cyber gallery of the GAMMA homepage

_ Included in the introduction book by ACCESS which is an official cultural platform of Global Alliance of Marketing & Management Associations (

_ Award certificate

2) The Final Screening (Final 5 runners)

_ One round trip ticket (economy class) and 3 nights’ stay in the conference hotel for ‘2019 Global Fashion Management Conference at Paris’ in Paris, France.

_ Included in the cyber gallery of the GAMMA homepage

_ Included in the Exhibition Book by ACCESS which is an official an official cultural platform of Global Alliance of Marketing & Management Associations (

_ Invited to a fashion show at 2019 Global Fashion Management Conference at Paris

_ Award plaque


10. Submission Guidelines

Submission Deadline: May 6th, 2019

Submit to:

You can submit up to 3 works.
Original size of the work: The original size of the submitted works should be bigger than 300mm by 300mm.
Please download and complete '2019 GAMMA Young Artist Competition Application Form' from 'How to Apply' in the 2019 GYAC homepage.
Images of Works

- At maximum, 5 digital images per work should be included in your application form.

- Each image should not exceed more than 3MB,

Labeling your application

- Please include your name, country and area which you wish to apply in the name of your application file.

Working language: English only

Submitted items should not have been submitted to other competitions.


11. Past GAMMA Young Artist Competitions

    1)  2018 GAMMA Young Artist Competition

        Hotel New Otani Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, July 26-29, 2018

    2)  2017 GAMMA Young Artist Competition

        University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria, July 6-9, 2017

    3)  2016 GAMMA Young Artist Competition

        Conrad Hong Kong, Hong Kong, July 21-24, 2016


12. 2019 Global Fashion Management Conference at Paris


13. For More Information

Juhyun Kim, DFA, Art Director, 2019 GAMMA Young Artist Competition

E-mail: art [punt] juhyunkim [op] gmail [punt] com


14. Related Links

2019 Global Fashion Management Conference at Paris:

Global Alliance of Marketing & Management Associations:

ESCP Europe:

Korean Scholars of Marketing Science:



email: youngartist2019 [at]
12/03/2019 - 20:57
United States

International Photography Contest

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-July 23. There will be a formal opening reception from 5-7 p.m. June 28 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.  

email: exhibitions [at]
11/03/2019 - 14:16
United Kingdom

Exhibition Open Call at the Bomb Factory Art Foundation

The Bomb Factory is a contemporary arts hub in Islington that champions an exchange of ideas with a commitment to education and establishing a culturally enriching resource for the creative community. We are looking for bold, contemporary exhibition proposals for two-week-long exhibitions in the Bomb Factory Art Foundation space. This opportunity is open to emerging and established contemporary artists and curators. 
Applicants should send a 300-word description of their proposed exhibition, a one page CV and up to eight images or links to videos. Please note if you are planning a parallel talk or programme to accompany your exhibition proposal and available dates.

Proposals should be submitted to info [op] bombfactory [punt] org [punt] uk before April 11th.  

email: info [at]