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Long List of Artist Calls

December 2022 List of Artist Calls | Deadlines Through February 2023


DCIFF’s eclectic, ambitious, much-loved program mixes art, action, experimental, animation and mixed-genre works judged by peers. Our storied history is of cutting edge work on every subject from every country with every budget and subject imaginable. Since our 20th anniversary, we have increased opportunities for artists and audiences to interact, converse and share ideas. DCIFF2023: March 1-5. Application Fee. Details: OR [email protected]

December 11, 2022 – NYC4PA | BLACK & WHITE

The New York Center for Photographic Art (NYC4PA) invites photographers world-wide to submit images using any photographic process (print, image transfer, emulsion transfer, encaustic, black and white, etc.). Winners will receive $4,000 in cash awards, be featured in the NYC4PA Online Gallery and in the BLACK and WHITE catalog. The Grand Prize winning image will

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AGA June Art Opportunities

Ashland GalleriesJune Visual Arts News June = Art OpportunitiesWe’re excited to share a handful of art opportunities that are being offered this month to foster your inner creativity. Denise Miller, Sunrise on Lake Miller, MosaicThe Rogue Gallery & Art Center Berryman Gallery in The Craterian Theater at the Collier Center for the Performing ArtsDeadline: Ongoing (June – September) The Lindsay Berryman Gallery is a satellite exhibition space of the Rogue Gallery & Art Center, located on the second floor lobby of the Craterian Theater. The Berryman Gallery is open to the public before performances and to ticket holders during performances. Please see the Craterian’s website for performance dates. Artists working two-dimensionally may apply for solo exhibitions lasting approximately two months each, between September and June.For those who are interested in participating, please click here and visit Jerryck Murrey, Untitled, Acrylic Central Art GalleryDisplay Your Artwork! Deadline: No Deadline

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Calls to Artists April-October Deadlines

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Current Calls to Artists with April-October Deadlines! Included are calls for photographers, writers, filmmakers and fine artists and residencies on Crete!

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Spring 2021 Art Deadlines and Call to Artists

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Calls to Artists! Artist Opportunities! Calls for Art! Check out Spring 2021 Art Deadlines for shows and competitions to enter!

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February Fun! Visual Arts Events and Opportunities

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February Fun! Read this post for Visual Arts Events and Opportunities from Ashland Gallery Association + 3 artist opportunities to consider

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Artist Calls January-April Deadlines

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Find artist calls with January-April deadlines in this post. Deadlines begin January 31 for shows and competitions in a range of disciplines.

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Calls to Artists December 2020 – January 2021

Deadlines from now through April 4

December 05, 2020 – CALL FOR ART | 2ND WATERCOLOR QUARTERLY ART COMPETITION For this 16th Quarterly Art Competition, artists, worldwide, are encouraged to submit their best watercolor artwork. Competition is open to all artists working in water media regardless of location or experience. Paintings must be two-dimensional and must consist of water-based media on paper or synthetic paper surface. Best in Show winners invited to Fusion Art’s 5th Annual Group Show in 2021. Entry Fee. Details: OR [email protected]

December 10, 2020 – INTERNATIONAL ART COMPETITION PAINTING & PHOTOGRAPHY Art Room Gallery is proud to announce their 1st “Painting & Photography” Online Art Competition for the month of December 2020. This is the open subject theme. Artists from around the world are welcome to submit. The Gallery will accept entries in two different cattegories (painting and photography). Other visual art mediums are

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October 2020 Deadlines – Updated

October/November 2020 Art Deadlines

November 02, 2020 – ARTISTS NETWORK | OVER 60 ART COMPETITION Early Bird Deadline: October 5th, 2020 Showcase your talent by entering this exciting competition, brought to you by Artists Magazine. This contest is for artists age 60+ working in all traditional art media. Enter today for your chance to be published in our April 2021 issue of Artists Magazine! Entry Fee. Details:

November 18, 2020 – 10TH ANNUAL “OPEN” (NO THEME) ONLINE ART COMPETITION Licle VIII – Artist Relief will distribute $5,000 grants to artists facing dire financial emergencies due to COVID-19; serve as an ongoing informational resource; and co-launch the COVID-19 Impact Survey for Artists and Creative Workers, designed by Americans for the Arts, to better identify and address the needs of artists. No Entry Fee. Details:

November 30, 2020 – SLOWART PRODUCTIONS | EMERGING ARTISTS 2021 The 29th annual competition

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October 2020 Art Deadlines


The Competition is an ideal way to exhibit your talent to a wider international audience. With a distinguished panel of jurors and more than $70,000 in valuable prizes, it is open to visual artists from around the world at any stage of their careers. Painting, sculpture, photography, drawing, mixed media, and print are the accepted mediums. Entry Fee. Details:


EOD is seeking submissions for an outdoor juried art exhibit reflecting the artists’ interpretations of the theme “enriching lives through diversity.“ The exhibit is displayed annually at Bayfront Park in Sarasota, FL and will be displayed from January 20 through April 1, 2021. Awards are given for “Best-in-Show Adult,“ “Best-in-Show Student,“ and “Peoples Choice” totaling $3000. No Entry Fee. Details: 941-404-5710 OR OR [email protected]

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New Artist Calls for August 2020

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New Artist Calls for August 2020 July 27, 2020 – CALL FOR ART | 10TH ANNUAL “ANIMALS” ONLINE ART COMPETITION Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces an art call for the gallery’s 10th Annual “Animals” Online Juried Art Competition. 2D and 3D artists from around the world are called upon to make online submissions for possible inclusion into the Gallery’s August 2020 online group exhibition. Early entry and art student discounts. Winners receive extensive worldwide publicity and promotion. Entry Fee. Details: OR [email protected] July 28, 2020 – THE CHELSEA INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY COMPETITION The Chelsea International Photography Competition provides the winning participants an opportunity to exhibit at one of our New York spaces, located in the heart of the Chelsea art district. The sprawling and elegant street-level space attracts hundreds of visitors with its striking exterior. Entry Fee. Details: July 30, 2020 – 2020 AMERICAN ART AWARDS

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