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

12/01/2020 - 01:16
United States

Call for Artists: 2020 Spring Juried Exhibit

The Jansen Art Center is accepting submissions for the 2020 Spring Juried Exhibit. Artists are invited to submit up to five works for consideration for the exhibit. The submission fee is $35.00 regardless of number submitted. The Jansen Art Center accepts visual arts including ceramics, painting and drawing, textiles, jewelry, basketry, glass, photography, sculpture, and book arts. For the Spring Juried Exhibit, we will be accepting 3D artwork.


The deadline for submissions is 11:59 PM on Monday, February 10. Submit your work at

email: info [at]
11/01/2020 - 17:04

Open call for online exhibition curated by Steve Turner of Steve Turner Gallery LA

My name is TopTop and I run the viral Instagram account @topainterstopaintings.

I have online exhibitions every couple months with a guest curator.

I am very excited to announce that applications are now open for the next online exhibition!!


An art professional has been chosen to curate the online exhibition by selecting works from the open call. It is up to the curator how many works to select. The online exhibition will be carefully considered by the curator, the work selected will be posted on my website and my Instagram account.


The guest curator for the third online exhibition will be Steve Turner from Steve Turner Gallery.


Steve Turner opened his first gallery in Los Angeles in February 1988 and has been in continuous operation ever since. During the gallery’s first fifteen years, the focus was on the rediscovery of overlooked artists and art histories. Artists of particular focus were William H. Johnson, Henrietta Shore, Knud Merrild and Everett Gee Jackson. In 2007, the gallery changed direction to focus primarily on emerging artists and over the last dozen years has presented hundreds of exhibitions, many of which were debut solo exhibitions. The gallery also participates in eight to ten art fairs each year. 


Among the artists to have solo exhibitions at Turner’s Wilshire Blvd (2007-2014) and Santa Monica Blvd (2015 to present) galleries are Maria Anwander, Aaron Aujla, Edgardo Aragon, Otto Berchem, Joaquin Boz, Diedrick Brackens, Mark Bradford, Joshua Callaghan, Graham Collins, Petra Cortright, John Dilg, Dominic Dispirito, Noah Doely, Nick Doyle, Zachary Drucker, Hannah Epstein, Rico Gatson, Kate Gilmore, James Gobel, Deborah Grant, Luis Hidalgo, Ann Hirsch, Greg Ito, Parker Ito, Jon Key, Luciana Lamothe, Jonas Lund, Antonio Vega Macotela, Leo Marz, Carlos Martiel, Kevin McNamee-Tweed, RJ Messineo, Claire Milbrath, Adam Miller, Paige Jiyoung Moon, My Barbarian, Maria Nepomuceno, Camilo Ontiveros, Eamon Ore-Giron, Edgar Orlaineta, Hannah Perry, Pope L, Pablo Rasgado, Camilo Restrepo, Ryder Ripps, Francisco Rodriguez, Gabby Rosenberg, George Rouy, Rafael Rozendaal, Shizu Saldamando, Joshua Saunders, Rebecca Shippee, Michael Staniak, Augustus Thompson, Brittany Tucker, Phil Wagner, Ishmael Randall Weeks, Audrey Wollen and Yung Jake.


Turner has done more than one thousand studio visits in recent years. There was a phase where he did one a day in Los Angeles, another where he travelled to Mexico City several times a year to do a week of studio visits. He has travelled to Lima, Buenos Aires, Bogota, and Rio De Janeiro to do visits, and in recent years, he has done many in person studio visits in Berlin and London. He is regularly in New York and he also does numerous Skype visits with artists he has discovered on Instagram. He is always ready to meet a new artist and looks forward to making many new discoveries in 2020. 


Select link to apply -


email: topainters [at]
10/01/2020 - 16:46

Open Call for the 3rd edition of Boutique Art Fair NESVRSTANI to be held from May 28 to May 31, 2020 in Lauba, Zagreb

Boutique Art Fair NESVRSTANI is an art fair that provides a commercial platform for galleries, artist's associations and individual artists. The competition is open to galleries, art associations and organizations, as well as individual artists active in the field of contemporary art that want to commercially present their work at the art fair. The organizer provides all the costs of the exhibition space, as well as the staff for the technical layout of the works, all the promotion activities, catalogs and supporting materials.

The application form with supporting materials must be sent by January 20, 2020 at info [op] nesvrstani [punt] hr (subject: with the indication, NESVRSTANI 2020 – exhibitors.

Additional information can be found on:
We are looking forward to work with you.

email: info [at]
10/01/2020 - 09:31

Art Symposium - Paint For Georgia






VOICE OF GEORGIA  invites artists to take part in the oldest city of Mtskheta (2600 years old), Georgia. 


Artists of any age and nationality will be invited to live and work in the center of the ancient city.


All "PAINT FOR GEORGIA" participants will receive a wonderful opportunity to fully immerse themselves into the creative work process while painting on canvas by acrylic.


The theme of the paintings is free.


Participants will have a unique opportunity to visit Georgia’s most beautiful historical places, when having 2 cultural tours organized specially for artists!


After the event, most of the artworks will be given as presents to the sponsors – Municipality of the city of Mtskheta, and famous local companies, who make biggest support for the festival!



The festival will be highly promoted on TV channels and newspapers, web and magazines!



Tour around Mtskheta, world’s one of the most ancient city, full with historical places and churches!


Tour to Tbilisi – Capital city of Georgia.



"PAINT FOR GEORGIA" – 7-th and annual international art festival   


May 22 – May 26 2020.


Accommodation Information:

Beautiful comfortable hotel in the center of the city.

2 artists in one room. Separate beds.


Working place:

The central square of the city beyond the Chathedral.





Opening of the exhibition:


The central garden of the city of Mtskheta.



Participation fee:

400 Eu


Included in the fee:

Hotel: 5 nights
3 time meals per day
2 tours to historical places of Georgia
Painting materials: Canvas ( 100 cm x 80 cm), Brushes, Acrylic paints.


Deadline for the application:

15 February 2020

Deadline for fee transfer for final confirmation of your participation:

10 March 2020


Application Guidelines and Criteria:


g [punt] tabliashvili [op] yahoo [punt] com



Fill the application form and send us along with 5 jpg images of your artworks by email.


Any additional expenses, such are local transport from the airport to the hotel, as well as staying in the hotel more nights (up to 5 nights) must be covered by the artist!


Applicants will be selected based on submitted art work quality.

We wish you all the best and waiting for unique meeting with you in the center of GEORGIA!

Find us on facebook:

email: g.tabliashvili [at]
10/01/2020 - 04:57
United Kingdom

Call for Artists - Wotisart #36 (March 2020)

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 March 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: 28th February 2020

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

Instagram: @wotisart
Twitter: @wotisart

email: march [at]
10/01/2020 - 00:17

Transconfluent Sphereography

Transconfluent Sphereography is a work of art in life … only one part, amongst many others … that connects ideas and emotions … “of” various people … in the senses of love, of forgiveness …of hope… of healing … and of happiness … in action … flowing through and beyond the work. are invited to feel and think and write (in their own way, in their handwriting, in their language, or as they please) in these senses … and to send their writing in to become part of the Sphereography. Several writings will be connected by drawing countless lines which are traced on paper with a ballpoint pen by the artist and/or collaborators. The shapes of the letters and words that are handwritten by people will be traversed and/or connected intuitively by the new spontaneously drawn lines … and they will affect the directions and shapes of these new lines. The lines become interwoven, giving rise to an “abstract” whole that is present in the flow … in a process as it relates to new manuscripts, lines, movements, presence senses, and electromagnetic fields. Manuscripts can be by sent as a JPG file by email to amareloceleste [op] gmail [punt] com.

email: amareloceleste [at]
09/01/2020 - 19:44

Silent Cities

SILENT CITIES Call for Exhibition


Accepted media: Photography, Digital Graphic, Digital Visual Design

Group Exhibition in Rome city. September 2020


The spaces that will characterize the next exhibition will be those of urban contexts, where silence will become a reason for an experience, in which the absence of movement and visual effects that refer to acoustic production, recreates a condition of metaphysical standstill, of reflection on the environments of the present in dialogue with the past, on social spaces, on interactions, on man's behavior in relation to the environment in which he lives and on the traces of his existence.


Submissions at

Deadline 7th May 2020

email: info [at]
07/01/2020 - 21:20
United States

Arte Natura

Arte Natura is a thematic exhibition based on art inspired by the natural world. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery, May 7 - 30, 2020 and is open to all artists working in any media. All interpretations of the theme are acceptable, including landscape, fruits, vegetables, flowers and fauna and human figuration as part of the natural environment. Entry deadline February 29, 2020.  On-line entry form at

email: slowart [at]
06/01/2020 - 23:19

|Rebecca Vassie Memorial Award



Deadline: Friday, 27 March 2020


Who can apply: An early-to-mid-career photographer in or from the UK


The award: £2,000 to undertake a narrative photography project with a social or political


context; approx. £1,000-worth of printing at Metro Imaging; support from the Trust towards public and industry exposure of the work; membership of Shutter Hub.


How to apply: Full submission information at 


Judges include: Caroline Hunter (Guardian), Phil Coomes (BBC) and Jennifer Thatcher (critic and curator).

email: hello [at]
05/01/2020 - 21:07

“Grey” International Call - Art & Literature Journal - Deadline February 28, 2020

| Theme:

Grey surrounds us, sometimes in surprising ways. In beach pebbles, a pair of smiling eyes, a kitten’s fur, and the cold embers of a fireplace. This neutral colour is cool, calming and timeless. But, it can also feel dull, drained, and emotionless. Grey can make other colours stand out. Grey can hide a story. Share your shades of GREY with words or imagery.


| Eligible Submissions:

Entries may include 2- and 3-dimensional media, such as paintings, drawings, photography, mixed media, installations, ceramics, jewelry, fabric, sculpture, photos of performance art, fiction, poetry, short stories and other written explorations (up to 900 words). Submissions must be the original work of the applicant(s). Apply using the online form.


| Highlights:

Publication in a brilliant art magazine and online 2-year exhibition. Four top applicants will receive a feature section with a profile written about them. Up to 40 applicants will be selected for the full exhibition, all to be showcased in the magazine and the juried online exhibition.


| About ArtAscent:

The mission of ArtAscent is to promote artists of images and words, and connect them with art lovers. This is accomplished by calls for artists and writers, artist profiling, art magazine publication, and artist and writer online showcasing. Each call is theme based, with the intent to showcase diverse creative explorations of that theme via various media. This marketing tool is created by artists and writers, for artists and writers. This is our art! ArtAscent provides opportunity for the voice of writers and vision of artists to shared in a professional and accessible platform. We are a bright community of creatives and art lovers.

email: info [at]