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Calls to Artists from Art Deadlines List

Editor's Note: We have removed several calls that were obviously not intended for Oregon artists.
Some calls that remain should be checked for eligibility of Oregon artists before applying.
We wish you the best of good fortune in any of these calls you may apply for!

April 1, 2015 THE ARTIST'S MAGAZINE ANNUAL ART COMPETITION More than
$25,000 in prizes will be awarded, and Top Award Winners will be
featured in the December 2015 issue of The Artist's Magazine! All
winners will also appear in a special online gallery. There are 5
categories for you to compete and win. Plus, there's a Special
Student/Beginner Division for new artists. Entry fee. Details:
715-445-4612 OR bit.ly/TAMAnnualADL OR [email protected]

December 31, 2014 DAVE BOWN PROJECTS Jurors: Steven Matijcio, Curator,
Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati; Dominic Molon, Curator of
Contemporary Art, RISD Museum; Marina Pacini, Chief Curator and
Curator of American, Modern, and Contemporary Art, Memphis Brooks
Museum of Art. In addition to the cash prizes listed above; Dave Bown
Projects will be buying works of art from artists as submissions are
received. Early entries are encouraged. Previewing will occur on a
daily and weekly basis by Dave Bown Projects as submissions are
received. Entry fee. Details: +1-917-365-5265 OR
http://davebownprojects.com OR [email protected]

January 5, 2015 12th ANNUAL OUTDOOR JURIED EXHIBIT CASH AWARDS
Embracing Our Differences is accepting submissions for its annual
outdoor art exhibit celebrating diversity and inclusion displayed
April & May 2015 in Southwest FL USA. 39 artists will be selected and
national and international submissions are encouraged. $3,000 (US) in
awards. No entry fee. Details: 941-404-5710 OR
http://embracingourdifferences.org OR [email protected]

December 28, 2014 CHRONOGRAPH: PHOTOGRAPHY AND TIME Photography is a
medium renowned for freezing time. However, there are many facets and
dichotomies this theme of chronology can visually explore. Entry
fee. Details: 802-777-3686 OR
http://http://www.darkroomgallery.com/ex65 OR [email protected]

December 30, 2014 INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT CALL FOR PUBLIC ART PROPOSALS
The Broward Cultural Council Public Art & Design Program is seeking to
commission a professional artist or team of artists for five public
art opportunities at the Fort Lauderdale - Hollywood International
Airport. Application fee. Details: 954-357-7457 OR
http://www.broward.org/Arts/PublicArt/Pages/Calls.aspx

December 31, 2014 CALL FOR PRINTMAKERS Seeking printmakers releasing
signed and numbered limited editions of silkscreens, lithos, etching,
and giclee prints. All themes considered. Have your work featured for
sale to a wide audience of print collectors from all over the
nation. NO FEE TO LIST PRINTS FOR SALE. Open to all artists
nationwide, immediate sign up and listing of editions. Entry
fee. Details: http://www.printdrop.com

December 31, 2014 CALL FOR ENTRIES! DREAM QUEST ONE POETRY & WRITING
CONTEST International, open to anyone who enjoys expressing their
innermost thoughts and feelings into the beautiful literary art of
poetry and/or writing a story that's worth telling everyone, for a
chance to win cash prizes totaling $1,275. Write a poem, 30 lines or
fewer on any subject and /or write a short story, 5 pages maximum
length on any theme to ENTER NOW! Entry fee. Details:
http://www.dreamquestone.com OR [email protected]

December 31, 2014 GALLERY ONE IN PRINT Accepted entries will be
included in a month-long exhibition in May of 2015 in the beautifully
restored Gallery One in downtown Ellensburg. Open to all printmakers
18 or older working in the US. There will be opportunities for
lectures, workshops, and/or special events. $1500 in awards will be
distributed by the jurors. A print catalog will be created. Entry fee
is $30 for up to three entries. Details: 509-925-2670 OR
http://www.gallery-one.org/?portfolio=gallery-one-in-print OR
[email protected]

December 31, 2014 INTERNATIONAL CALL FOR SMALL WORKS An exhibition of
Small Works to be held at the Limner Gallery January 29 - February 21,
2015. Open to all media and styles of artwork, 20" maximum dimension
on any side including frame. Entry fee. Sponsored by/details: SlowArt
Productions 123 Warren Street Hudson NY 12534
http://www.slowart.com/prospectus/small.htm

December 31, 2014 PIPELINE IDEAS COMPETITION $1,000 prize plus
commission to fabricate and install. Dazzle us with your creative
ideas to re-use massive cast iron water pump components for functional
items like seating or bike racks, way-finding and signage, or
sculpture. One winning entry will receive $1,000 just for the
idea. Fabrication and installation budget and schedule will be
contingent upon agreement with the artist. The goal is to commission
the winner to fabricate and install the work in a new park overlooking
the scenic Charles River, in Medfield, Massachusetts. Entry
fee. Details:
http://medfieldculture.org/2014/11/25/ideas-competition-pipeline OR
[email protected]

January 1, 2015 WINTER RESIDENCY IN ICELAND Best. January. Ever!
'Photographers often talk about the 'magic hour', as warm colors erupt
from the sun's low, raking light. The thing is, in Iceland in January,
the sun is that low every moment of the day, four or five hours a day
at the start of the month, eight or nine at the end. Hour upon hour
upon hour of pinks and oranges and incredible, form-revealing
shadows'' Joe Decker. Entry fee. Details: http://tinyurl.com/omw3wba
OR [email protected]

January 5, 2015 CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: ROME ART PROGRAM SUMMER 2015
Unique, challenging and intensive program which encourages young and
mid-career artists to return to the street and paint directly from
first hand observation. Guided by an internationally acclaimed faculty
of artists and art historians, students become part of the fabric of
the city as they live, work and study in the historic streets and
gardens of central Rome and Trastevere. Application fee. Details:
646-783-0046 OR http://romeartprogram.org OR [email protected]

January 6, 2015 19th ANNUAL HEARTLAND ARTIST EXHIBITION Artists age 18
and over are eligible to enter the exhibition. Only original paintings
in oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastel, charcoal, pencil or a mixture of
any of the above media are acceptable. All work must be on canvas,
paper, masonite or ragboard. Previously exhibited at the Tim Murphy
Art Gallery are not eligible for entry. Entry fee. Details:
913-322-5550 OR www.merriam.org/park OR [email protected]

January 8, 2015 SOMERVILLE SEEKS SPECIAL EVENTS MANAGER The position
is responsible for managing community, civic, and cultural events for
the City of Somerville and specifically for the Somerville Arts
Council (SAC). BA degree in arts or humanities field, and five (5)
years experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training
and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills and
abilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Salary:
$60,000 per year; paid weekly at $1,153.85; plus benefits. Details:
[email protected]

January 9, 2015 PERFECT STORM : WHERE INSPIRATION AND IMAGINATION
CONVERGE The Rocky Neck Art Colony invites New England artists in all
2D and 3D media to submit work for the Perfect Storm. Varied and
diverse interpretations of this title are encouraged. The show will be
held at the Rocky Neck Art Colony Cultural Center, Gloucester,
MA. Submission Fee. Details: 978-290-2639 OR
http://www.rockyneckartcolony.org/_pdf/perfect_storm.pdf OR
[email protected]

January 10, 2015 INTERNATIONAL SCRIPT WRITING COMPETITION From
September 2014 till 10 January 2015, experienced & new
producers/directors/writers from all over the world can register or
submit their script/s. Top finalists will get their scripts read by
industry professionals. Entry fee. Details: http://www.jiffindia.org

January 12, 2015 OPEN CALL FOR PHOTOGRAPHY: PHOTOPLACE GALLERY 2015
OPEN The subject is up to you. The process is up to you: film,
digital, alternative process, historical process. Whatever you do
best, show us the best of it and share your unique vision. Juror: Jeff
Curto. Application fee. Details: 802-388-4500 OR
http://www.vtphotoworkplace.com/id273.html OR
[email protected]

January 12, 2015 LENS 2015 INTERNATIONAL JURIED PHOTOGRAPHIC
EXHIBITION Photographers are invited to submit five (5) photographic
images in JPEG form. Images must have been created within the past
five years. Juror: Paul Berlanga, Director of Stephen Daiter Gallery
and Owner/Director - Berlanga Fine Art & Photographs both in Chicago,
IL. The fee for submitting up to five (5) images is $40. Details:
847-200-1155 OR http://perspectivegallery.slideroom.com OR
[email protected]

January 13, 2015 STARTUP ART FAIR, SAN FRANCISCO: CALL FOR ARTISTS
Independently produced art fair for unrepresented artists, May 1-3,
2015 in San Francisco. Jurors: Janet Bishop, Curator SFMOMA; Cathy
Kimball, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art; Walter Maciel, Walter
Maciel Gallery; Heather Marx, Heather Marx Art Advisory; Paul Mullins,
SF artist and Professor SF State University; Hank Willis Thomas, NY
photo-conceptual artist. February 15, 2015, deadline. Application and
entry fees. Details: 925-918-7067 OR http://tinyurl.com/pjcsrnx OR
[email protected]

January 15, 2015 EMERGING PHOTOGRAPHER SOLO SHOW AWARD One winner will
be awarded a solo show at Prince Gallery and two runner-ups will be
awarded online exhibitions. We encourage submissions of both
traditional and non-traditional image-making and presentation, as well
as antiquated processes, photograms, silver, digital, etc. We are
interested only in a cohesive body of work, expressing consistency of
artistic vision and skill. Entry fee. Details: 707-889-0371 OR
http://www.prince.gallery/submissions OR nat[email protected]

January 18, 2015 WOMEN'S WORKS 2015, 28th ANNUAL FINE ARTS EXHIBIT
Women's Works is an international juried fine art exhibit celebrating
the creativity of women artists and is presented annually by the
Northwest Area Arts Council and the Old Court House Arts Center in
Woodstock IL. This is the 28th Anniversary of the Women's Works
show. Use Coupon Code 'ArtDeadline' for $5 off entry fee. $1500 in
prizes. Entry Fee. Details: http://www.womensworks.org OR
[email protected]

January 19, 2015 I PARK 2015 ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE PROGRAM I-Park,
located in rural East Haddam, CT, announces its 2015
multi-disciplinary artists-in-residence program to those working in
the following creative disciplines: visual arts, creative writing,
music composition/sound art, architecture, moving image and
landscape/garden/ecological design. Self-directed residencies offered
from May-Nov., 2015. International applicants welcome. Application
fee. Details: 860-873-2468 OR http://www.i-park.org OR [email protected]

January 24, 2015 CALL FOR ENTRIES: STUDIO MONTCLAIR'S VIEW POINTS 2015
ANNUAL Presented at and co-sponsored by aljira, a Center for
Contemporary Art in the heart of Newark, NJ's arts district from June
4 to June 30, 2015. All mediums accepted including videos and
installations. Juror: Jeffrey Wechsler, independent curator, writer,
lecturer and former Senior Curator at Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art
Museum, Rutgers University from 1978-2012. CASH AWARDS. ONLINE
ENTRY. Entry Fee. Details: 973-744-1818 OR
http://studiomontclair.org/?p=6824 OR [email protected]

January 27, 2015 CONTAINERS FOR THE SELF JUDGED BY JANE GILMOR What is
the self? How does one feel itillustratrions absence or presence. One might create
an actual physical container or a metaphorical container, the 2-D
plans for a 'container' or any other possible manifestation of this
theme. 2D and 3D submissions are encouraged. Show duration March 5-28,
2015. Entry fee. Details: 319-431-2669 OR
http://www.blackearthgallery.com OR [email protected]


January 31, 2015 CALL FOR PUBLIC ART PROPOSALS The City of Somerville,
acting by and through the Somerville Arts Council and the Mayor's
Office of Strategic Planning and Community Development (OSPCD), is
seeking the services of a designer/fabricator to provide design,
fabrication, and installation oversight services for custom seating
area and public art on a new plaza to be constructed near Davis Square
in Somerville, MA. The City intends to include creatively designed and
fabricated benches and sculptural elements to build on Davis Square's
creative aesthetic and connection to the arts community. The work
produced from this process is intended to be functional and to
distinguish Somerville for its inclusion of artists and the arts in
everyday life. Details: http://tinyurl.com/SDSBP-RFQ OR
[email protected]

January 31, 2015 CALL FOR ENTRIES SCULPT SIOUXLAND, SIOUX CITY, IA
Sculpt Siouxland is a project of the Sioux City Art Center and Sculpt
Siouxland, Inc. 10 freestanding outdoor sculptures selected for
display in downtown Sioux City, June 2015-June 2016. $1,000
honorarium, plus opportunities for prize money and purchases. Year
concludes with party/auction of sculptures. Artists may submit up to
three works. No entry fee. Details: 712-279-6272 OR
http://www.siouxcityartcenter.org/images/stories/pdf/2015sculptprospectus.pdf
OR [email protected]

January 31, 2015 BE INCLUDED IN INTERNATIONAL CONTEMPORARY MASTERS
This leading juried annual art publication presents noteworthy artists
from all over the world, and is distributed to galleries, agencies,
art consultants, interior designers and other art professionals. March
31, 2015, deadline. Participation fee if approved, no application
fee. Details: 805-845-3869 OR http://wwab.us OR [email protected]

February 9, 2015 WORLD ILLUSTRATION AWARDS 2015 Work entered into the
World Illustration Awards will be reviewed by a jury of international
industry professionals. The competition is open to illustrators
working in ANY medium or context. Winners will be announced at a
prestigious ceremony at Somerset House. Selected works will also be
showcased in an accompanying publication which will be circulated to
all major commissioners of illustration. Entry fee. Details:
805-963-0439 OR http://www.theaoi.com/awards/enter-info.php

March 1, 2015 9th ANNUAL WAYNE PLEIN AIR FESTIVAL CALL FOR ENTRIES:
9TH ANNUAL WAYNE PLEIN AIR FESTIVAL Juror, Ray Roberts will select 30
artists to compete in the festival from May 12-16 in Wayne, PA and
its historical and pastoral surroundings. $10,000 in prize
awards. Opening Reception Sat., May 16. Paintings will remain on
display and for sale through June 27th. Applications must be submitted
online only between Jan 1 and March 1, 2015. Entry fee. Details:
610-688-3553 OR http://www.waynepleinairentry.org OR
[email protected]

March 1, 2015 CALL TO ARTISTS NASHVILLE CHALK FESTIVAL Nashville Chalk
Fest is a free event - open to the public. We're looking for talented
artists to participate by creating a beautiful soft pastel painting
over the April 11-12th weekend. Your work will be on display and you
are able to promote yourself to your local community! All chalk
artists will be provided lunch on Sat. & Sun., Festival T-shirts,
chalk, water, goodie bag, & Reception! Details: 626-391-3444 OR
https://www.facebook.com/nashvillechalkfest OR [email protected]

March 2, 2015 EARTH WIND AND FIRE South Shore Art Center, Cohasset,
MA, invites entries of original work that offer distinctive,
imaginative imagery within the theme, Earth, Wind & Fire. Juried by
Carl Belz, Director Emeritus at Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA. Open to
all media. Exhibition dates: April 10 - May 24, 2015. $1200 in
prizes. Entry fee. Details: 781-383-2787 OR
https://client.smarterentry.com/SSAC OR [email protected]

March 13, 2015 CALL FOR ARTISTS AT KREMPP GALLERY 2016 Reviewing
portfolios for solo and group shows for 2016. All media. Professional,
non-student artists only. Artwork must be presented in a professional
manner. Send 10 images for solo show, more for group show, along with
artist statement and CV. Digital images should be on CD or
emailed. Also, paid opportunities for workshops/gallery talks in
conjunction with the exhibit. No fees. Details: 812-482-3070 OR
http://www.JasperArts.org OR [email protected]

March 18, 2015 NATIONAL CALL FOR PHOTOGRAPHERS, CAMERA USA 2015 Open
to photographers taking photographs in the USA. Submit one photograph
online for a bricks and mortar exhibition in Naples, FL. $5,000 award
for one photographer. Three jurors: Harry Benson, Award Winning
International Photojournalist; Patty Carroll, Professor, School of the
Art Institute of Chicago; and Ariel Shanberg, Executive Director of
the Center of Photography at Woodstock. Entry fee. Details:
239-262-6517 OR
http://www.juriedartservices.com/index.php?content=event_info&event_id=900
OR [email protected]

March 21, 2015 ART STILL OFFERS HOPE Hi, We are pleased to invite you
to our project Paintings for Hope. We are giving away a painting a
day, for 365 days, completely free. We only ask that you share your
hopes you receive by looking at. All information you will find on the
website. In the November 12 issue of The Huffington Post, wrote
C. Davis: The project is based on Joseph Beuys's idea of a 'social
sculpture'. Welcome. No entry fee. Details:
http://www.paintingsforhope.org

March 31, 2015 OPEN CALL FOR MURAL PROPOSALS Design and execute a
mural to cover the exterior of the Torpedo Factory Art Center loading
dock (rolling door along Union Street, see diagram for measurements.)
This call is open to all local and regional professional artists
(living in the Deleware/Maryland/virginia area). The selected muralist
will be awarded $4,000, with a supply budget of up to $2,000. Proposal
selection with be conducted by an independent arts professional in
consultation with the Torpedo Factory Art Center CEO. Entry
fee. Details: https://targetgallery.submittable.com/submit

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