Call for Artists: The Big Picture Collective Art Project
We would love your drawings to be part of our Collective Art Project : The Big Picture
You can read more about the project here:
There is a short video at the top of the home page that explain it in a few minutes. Basically, participants from all over the world are uploading their drawings and sketches and we are making a large mosaic-panoramic picture from all the drawings. This picture is fully searchable and zoomable, like a Google map.
Deadline: The project will stop once the picture has been filled with drawings, that should take at least one year.

The Emerging Artist series provides a venue, the Ameristar Gallery at the Foundry Art Centre, for early-career artists to show their work to a regional audience. The ideal Emerging Artist would be out of school (not a student) and would not yet achieved significant recognition for his or her work. Proposals must include 10 images of a cohesive body of work, an artist statement, and an artist bio. There is no fee to submit artwork proposals in the Emerging Artist series and this opportunity is available to artists 18 years and older, worldwide. The deadline to submit a proposal is Friday, September 8, 2017. Selected proposals will be assigned exhibition dates upon completion of the jurying process. For complete guidelines and to apply, visit

All Blues Musicians are invited to submit their recordings for consideration.
Music released between November 1, 2016 and October 31, 2017 is eligible for consideration for a 2018 Blues Music Award. CLICK HERE TO SUBMIT YOUR RECORDING(S) FOR THE 2018 BMAs

Ocala Outdoor Sculpture Competition – Call to Artists
The City of Ocala in partnership with the Appleton Museum of Art, Fine Arts For Ocala, and Marion Cultural Alliance is accepting submissions from artists working in North America to participate in the Fourth Ocala Outdoor Sculpture Competition. Ten works will be selected for a 20-month exhibition at Tuscawilla Park in Ocala, FL. Best of Show, Second Place, Honorable Mention, and People’s Choice awards will be selected. Total Awards: $24,000. Artists must be 18 or older to enter. For entry Guidelines and more information, visit ENTRY DEADLINE IS SEPTEMBER 30th, 2017. Entries may be submitted via email to or mailed to: Ocala Outdoor Sculpture Competition, 828 NE 8th Ave. Ocala, FL. 34470.

C A L L  F O R  E N T R I E S : The Art of Being Southern: Fourteen by Fourteen. Hosted by the Johnson Center for the Arts in Troy, Alabama. Total of more than $3500 in Awards. Open to artists living in Alabama, Mississippi, Florida, Georgia, and Tennessee. Exhibition Dates: October 11 through December 30, 2017. Entry Deadline: Tues., August 15, 2017 before midnight. More details provided here: or you can contact the exhibit coordinator at

“Meet Me in St. Louis” Auditions, August 16-17, 2017. Ages 9- high school. The Jackson Children and Teen Theatre presents auditions for “Meet Me in St. Louis” August 16 & 17, 2017 at 3:45 pm each day. Be prepared to sing a Broadway show tune. No a cappella! Please bring a CD (no phones) or sheet music. An accompanist will be available. There is one female child speaking part. A few children will be cast in the chorus. Call 425-8397 for more information. Show dates are October 19 & 20, 2017.

The Knoxville Choral Society will hold auditions for all voice parts on the evening of Thursday, August 24 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM. Auditions will include assessment of vocal quality, sight-reading and tonal memory drills.  No prepared piece is required. To download an audition form please visit us at

The Frist Center for the Visual Arts has announced a call for artists to decorate the ornamental bollards around the Frist Center’s Broadway and Demonbreun Street entryways. Artists and artist teams living in Middle Tennessee are invited to propose a single-bollard design inspired by our upcoming exhibition Nick Cave: Feat. (November 10, 2017–June 24, 2018) and the theme of “Dreams and Aspirations.” Proposals are due by September 15, 2017. Each artist or artist team chosen for the project will be assigned to one of the ten bollards around the building, which they will decorate on Saturday, October 14, 2017. Read the guidelines online.

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM), a nonprofit research organization in Washington, DC, is calling on artists of all kinds to Visualize Health Equity for a nationwide community art project. Show us what health equity looks, feels, and sounds like to you—whether it’s access to healthy food or safe neighborhoods, good education or a living wage, clean drinking water or affordable housing, connection to cultural heritage or lack of discrimination, or any other opportunity that helps you live your healthiest life. Your art could be featured in a permanent digital gallery and/or an in-person show hosted by the NAM in November 2017. Submission deadline: September 4, 2017. More information & submission form:

Spartanburg Art Museum is seeking proposals for solo and group exhibitions for 2018 and 2019! Interested in all types of work that address contemporary issues and concerns, use traditional materials in unusual ways, and elevate our visitors’ experiences to new levels of participation and engagement. Any individual, collective, or group of artists located regionally, nationally, or internationally (ages 18+) may apply. All mediums and themes will be considered for exhibition. APPLICATION FEE: $35 USD. APPLICATION DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 30 2017.

National Call for Artists to enter the First Annual Juried Exhibition 2017 at the Wausau Museum of Contemporary Art. Best of Show Award of $10,000.00 Juror: Alyssa Monks. Exhibition deadline of Midnight, September 1, 2017. This is an open-themed exhibit, accepting works in all media with the exception of digital and video art. Must be at least 18 years of age to enter, residing in the US. Artists may submit up to 3 works for a $50.00 entry fee. Works will be on exhibit from October 6, 2017-December 29, 2017. Visit to enter.


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