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

29/05/2019 - 19:13
United States




    Submission Deadline: July 15, 2019 (12:00 Midnight EST)
    Curator Selection: on or before July 18, 2019
    Artist Notification: on or before July 19, 2019
    Grant Announcement: on or before July 19, 2019
    Exhibit Opens: July 31, 2019 Announces a call to artists for a Group Exhibition.

Ten artists will be selected for an online group exhibit, "Pets We Love 2019". In this exhibit the selected student artist's art consisting of 1 to 4 works will be presented, along with the artists name, title of the art and size of the art will be displayed.


Ten artists will be extensively marketed on this website and over the internet, including YouTube.  In this exhibit the selected artist's information will be displayed.


One artist’s work will be selected to receive the “Ginger O'Rourke Art Grant” of $100. This artist’s work will become the image of the exhibition and will be used on the invitation, video title screen and on all online presentations.


Ten artists will receive an art contest certificate through the website and will be available for life.


Theme and Selection:

"Pets We Love 2019” - Pets become family, and are caring companions that we love and honor. Their relationship to us is as working, service and emotional loving partners form the exotic to the domestic animals. It is no wonder that they have graced the historic and contemporary works of art. Whether or not we one have a pet we, all still need to respect and protect them.

Eligibility: This competition is open to all artists and photographers 18 aand older.  Entries must be created in a still medium: painting, drawing, photography, digital, prints.

Proceeds from this art competition support the following:
-    Free drawing and painting lessons at

Submit Your Art:




email: support [at]
29/05/2019 - 19:11
United States

Call For Entries for "The Power of Color 2019 " 15 Artist(s) Exhibit at Gallery 25N

Call For Entries for "The Power of Color 2019 " 15 Artist(s) Exhibit at Gallery 25N


    Submission Deadline: June 17, 2019 (12:00 Midnight EST)
    Curator Selection: on or before June 21, 2019
    Artist Notification: on or before June 25, 2019
    Grant Announcement: on or before June 25, 2019
    Exhibit Opens: July 5, 2019


Fifteen artists will be selected for an online group exhibit, "The Power of Color 2019" at Gallery25N; the exhibit and artists will be extensively marketed worldwide to over 21,500 people including art buyers, gallery owners, curators, collectors, etc.


Participants must be 18 years of age or older working in any still art medium. One artist’s work will be selected to receive the "Christopher E. Burke Fine Art Grant" of $500. 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.


Theme and Selection:

“The Power of Color 2019” Call to Artists/Photographers – The visual narrative of the work should present an individual interpretation of any subject, expressed in the emotion, energy and power of color. How you as a visual artist/photographer interpret the world, your surroundings, dreams, passion, spirituality and emotions with color. The work can be expressed in any aspect from representational to abstract.


The artists and exhibit will be extensively marketed with press releases, social media marketing, event listings calendars, and will also be featured in “Art Market NewsTM” with over 32,000 subscribers worldwide.  We look forward to receiving your works.


Proceeds from this art competition support the following:
-    Free drawing and painting lessons at
-    Gallery exhibits at
-    Free art market news at
-    Supports the Internal Artist Directory online at


Submit Your Art:



email: support [at]
29/05/2019 - 13:18



In November 2019, Kyber Teatro organises in Cagliari (Italy) the 6° Edition of the International Theatre, Art and New Technologies Festival called “Le meraviglie del Possibile”.

LMDP Festival is the first of this kind in the whole Italy. Its aim is to promote the interrelation between artistic and technological languages.

Kyber Teatro – spin off of L’Aquilone di Viviana (theatre and new technologies company, creator and manager of LMDP Festival), addresses to Italian and International artists an Open Call to submit their projects about “Interaction between arts and technology”.

Who can attend

The participation is open to artists of every nationality, working individually or in a group.

Eligible projects

• Theatrical plays, performances.

• Installations that explore and realize the interaction between artwork, exhibition space and observers with the contribution of technology.

Application (deadline the 30rd of June 2019)

The theme of the sixt edition of LMDP Festival is the interrelation between theatre, arts and new technology.

The application must contain:

• Artist's CV;

• Detailed description of the project (in PDF);

• Technical rider;

• Selection of max 5 photos;

• Link audio / video material (Vimeo or Youtube).

The result is going to be notified only to selected projects by the Month of July 2019.

Econimic conditions.
Full coverage of all the costs for mobility in Cagliari (travels, board and accomodation) and the compilance for safety standards of the space is guaranteed by Kyber teatro. Subject to agreements with our technical director, also any material required for the presentation of the performance/show/play/installation can be covered.
The Open Call winners will have the opportunity to present their work two times (performance not paid, the partecipation it will be free) and to hold a workshop with entrance tickets for the audience (workshop proceeds will go to the artists).


Applying for the call, artists agree that the projects should be represented at the Festival. Selected artists must provide a short biography and an abstract of the project. They also agree that the material related to the project could be published on the Festival website and/or presented to the press for promotional purposes.

Archiving process

Artists authorise Kyber Teatro - L'aquilone di Viviana to present their work, to store the material and make it accessible through the Festival's website. All rights to the artwork and images will remain to the artist. The Organization is also entitled to document the event in all its phases through audio recordings,
video or images.

Application materials must be sent by the 30rd of June to: info [op] kyberteatro [punt] it

email: info [at]
29/05/2019 - 01:46
United States

Open Arts & Music Festival - Call for Arts Market Vendors - Glendale, CA

The Open Arts & Music Festival is free, all-ages, and open to the public and takes up the entire city block in front of the historic Alex Theatre in Downtown Glendale. In this lively setting the community enjoys exploring and buying unique arts and crafts in the Arts Market, which is open from 3pm to 10pm. In addition to the arts market, there will be live music on a main stage, a craft beer garden, temporary public art installations, and all-day activities for kids. We close the city block in front of the Alex Theatre, and welcome 10,000 people to enjoy live music and art for the day!


Glendale Arts is seeking inspiring artists to participate in the Open Arts & Music Festival Arts Market from 3pm-10pm on Saturday, September 14, 2019. In addition to showcasing various arts disciplines, Arts Market vendors are asked to offer a minimum of one (1) activity which serves to bring the community closer to the art/artist. 

email: vendors [at]
28/05/2019 - 16:12


Printing Plant is a bespoke three-day art book fair during Amsterdam Art Weekend that offers an important platform for artists and independent publishers to showcase their progressive publications. Printing Plant 2019 will be the second edition of this event, taking place between 22-24 November 2019 at Looiersgracht 60 in Amsterdam.



Deadline: 15 June 2019


We are now accepting applications for Printing Plant 2019 from independent publishers, artists, art spaces, galleries, university and museum press, and specialist trade suppliers.


If you would like to participate, please fill out the application form available here:

If you have any questions please email valeria [op] looiersgracht60 [punt] org

email: valeria [at]
28/05/2019 - 12:02

International call – Visual arts | Atelier de l'Universel 2019

« Les Ateliers de l’Universel », in partnership with “European Pepinieres de Creation”, is launching an international call for projects aimed for contemporary visual artists and focusing on the concept of the “Universal”, with 15,000 Euros to be divided between the laureats.


Dealine : 15th June 2019.


This international call for proposals targeting contemporary visual artists, with the aim of highlighting one or more artworks that would symbolize both a richness of diversity and demonstrate an “attachment to universal values”.


The purpose of this call for proposals is:

  • to select a work that will become the emblem to represent the association and which will also represent its values;
  • to select one or more works to exhibit at the “Universal” event in November 2019, at the Musée de l’Homme, in Paris, initiated and produced by “Les Ateliers de l’Universel”.


Laureates & Endowment

  • Between one and three works will be selected as winning pieces from this open call for proposals. The artwork which wins first prize, will be selected to become one emblem of the association itself, and will be ceded to the association “Ateliers de l’Universel”, upon winning.
  • The author(s) of the laureate artworks will each receive an endowment. The total amount of the endowment will be 15,000 Euros and will be distributed by the jury, during the deliberation process. The laureate of the first prize will receive at least 10,000 euros.


Fields of expression

The visual arts and art practices culminating into aesthetic or poetic representation, through form, volume, and prioritizing painting, sculpture, photography, and installations…


Application process and other requirements

The closing date of the call: June 15, 2019.
All information to participate in this call for projects can be found on the Pepinieres Website

email: info [at]
27/05/2019 - 20:43

Queer exhibition / Copenhagen

The young nomadic gallery- and exhibition platform Slowroom Contemporary is looking for female queer artists with a strong artistic language and aesthetic, to participate in a group exhibition held in one of Denmark’s progressive churches in August 2019 in extension of Copenhagen Pride 2019.


The thematic part of the exhibition will journey from the physical body we have in common, to the political- and social climate on queer matters versus the institution of the church. Preferably, for this project, we are on the lookout for performance artists who has an already existing project that is documented via recordings we could exhibit as part of the exhibition.


In case this project finds your interest, please send us the following to info [op] slowroomcontemporary [punt] com:


*Short project description

*Further details of full video/performance length, specification of how the work should be displayed (if any)

*Trailer or short version video (via WeTransfer link in your email to us)

*CV including education and history of exhibitions participated in

*Link to portfolio




Kind regards,

Slowroom Contemporary team


PS. We encourage all queer artists to submit material to us, as we always on a lookout for artists to collaborate with for future projects.



email: info [at]
24/05/2019 - 20:47
United States


All opportunities at Antenna are listed here:


FEE: $30


Individual Visual Artists or Collaboratives working in any media are encouraged to apply to the Antenna:: Exhibition Open Call. Selected artists receive: a solo show for the 2020 calendar year, include funding for travel, $1,000 honorarium (to be split with collaborations), accommodations in Antenna’s residency space, and the publishing of an exhibition catalog, artist book, or other similar ephemera to be determined in collaboration with the artists and Antenna’s Paper Machine. Exhibition opportunities are also available for Louisiana Residents and for projects exploring the intersections of visual and literary arts.


FEE: $30

Antenna offers two residency opportunities for Artists and Writers to produce new work in New Orleans. The Antenna::Spillways Residency aims to develop creative feats within the greater New Orleans region, supporting ambitious works that question, transform, or expand the vibrant visual and literary culture of the area. Residents are selected based on past work, provided resources for an initial visit, and from their visit experience encouraged to develop a proposal for a project. A limited group of projects are then selected for development, which are supported in an open ended process and given the time and resources needed for them to thrive. The Paper Machine Publishing Residency provides funding, space, and time for artists and writers to produce a print based project during a month in New Orleans at Antenna’s center for creator publishing, Paper Machine. Residents explore the possibilities of prints, publications, or multiples, and have the time to develop a focused project on a variety of cutting edge and traditional print equipment with the assistance of Paper Machine staff. 


FEE: $20

Antenna publishes new Comic Books, Chapbooks, or Guidebooks, all through open call processes. Check out current works produced by Antenna here: Selected projects receive funding, project development support, and books! 


To see work from our open call opportunities in action, visit .

email: info [at]
24/05/2019 - 19:21

2019 EKA Summer Academy of Art, Design and Architecture – Possible Futures! Apply by May 26

The Estonian Academy of Arts (EKA) is welcoming applications for the international summer school — 2019 EKA Summer Academy of Art, Design and Architecture – Possible Futures! Application deadline: 26 May.


The programme will offer a selection of courses in various visual culture research and artistic disciplines, focusing on innovative, solution-seeking, salient topics: cooperation between the natural environment and humans in nature, mapping roads and traffic to improve the efficacy of investments into public space, Estonian artistic life in the regional and international context, linking art and technology in clay 3D printing, take part in architecture planning workshop for the island of Naissaar, etc.


2019 Tallinn Summer Academy courses include:

• Clay 3D Printing (FREE)
• Numbers and Cognition in the Urban Environment (FREE)

• Planetary Countryside. Future Ecologies of the Island
• The Contemporary Art Field in Estonia (FREE)
• Wood and Design (FREE)
• Speculative and Critical Design - Special Programs Think Tank (FREE)
• Sculptural Headwear - Couture Millinery (FREE)

• Introduction to Egg Tempera Painting (FREE)

The deadline for registration is 26 May 2019.

For more information about the courses and to apply, visit or contact summeracademy [op] artun [punt] ee


EKA Summer Academy of Art, Design and Architecture – Possible Futures is funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

email: summeracademy [at]
23/05/2019 - 19:14
United States

Viridian Artists presents The 30th Annual International Juried Exhibition


Viridian Artists presents


The 30th Annual International Juried Exhibition

July 16-August 10, 2019

Opening Reception: Thursday, July 18, 6-8pm


Entry Deadline : Thursday, June 13, 2019


Juror: Vernita Nemec, independent curator in New York City and the Director of Viridian Artists.


As an artist herself, Vernita was a pioneer of the downtown art scene. She has nurtured and promoted work by under known artist throughout her career. Nemec served as Director of Artists Talk On Art, interviewing art world luminaries, and as an independent curator at Henry Street Settlement Art Center. She has been curating extensive groups exhibitions of art from recycled materials and trash, entitled “Art from Detritus” for which she received a Kaufmann Foundation Grant  and a Puffin Foundation Grant.



Cash prizes, Powerpoint Presentation, Group Exhibition in our Gallery






Entries: May 21st- June 13th , 2019 =  $45/ 3 works, $5 each additional work.


Viridian Artists, 548 West 28th St. #632, NY NY 10001


email: viridianartistsinc [at]