Calls For Artists

Arkansas Arts Center’s 62nd Annual Delta Exhibition is open now through March 22. The juried exhibition is open to artists living or born in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, Oklahoma, Tennessee, and Texas.

As one of the longest-running and most prestigious juried art exhibitions in the region, the Annual Delta Exhibition represents the Arts Center’s commitment to artists living and working in our community today – and to continuing to grow artistic talent in the region. Expanding the Delta Exhibition into the community is part of the Arts Center’s mission to remain vibrant, accessible and community-oriented while its MacArthur Park building is under construction. The 62nd Annual Delta Exhibition will be hosted at Historic Arkansas Museum in downtown Little Rock, Thea Foundation, ACANSA Gallery and the Argenta Branch Library in downtown North Little Rock. The guidelines and entry form can be found at https://www.arkansasartscenter.org/delta.


Call for Artists & Photographers – Winter Innovate Grants
Innovate Grant is now accepting submissions for Winter 2019. Innovate Grant awards (2) $550.00 grants each quarter, to one Visual Artist and one Photographer. In addition to receiving a grant award, winners will be featured and recognized on our website and join a growing community of vibrant and talented artists. For more information and to apply https://innovateartistgrants.org
Visual Artists and Photographers 18 years and older, from all around the world, are eligible to apply. All media and genres are accepted. For more information visit https://innovateartistgrants.org

Apply Online Today: https://innovateartistgrants.org


Launched in January of 2019, Sunspot Literary Journal is changing the world by amplifying multinational voices. Published five times a year in digital and print editions, Sunspot accepts fiction, poetry, nonfiction, scripts and screenplays, including long-form pieces up to 49,000 words, and translations. Photography, illustrations and art are also accepted. Payments include annual Editor’s Prize, cover art, and contest winners

Submit: https://sunspotlit.submittable.com/submit Website: https://sunspotlit.com/


 Taking Flight: An International Juried Bird Art Exhibition For Youth Ages 4 to 18. The Taking Flight Exhibition aims to create greater awareness and appreciation for birds, support the development of young artists, and share their art with the public at a professional museum. Submissions will be accepted between January 15 and June 15, 2020. Juried art will be exhibited at the museum September 2020 – March, 2021. 963 Washington Street, Canton, MA 02021. Learn more: www.massaudubon.org/youthart


Call for Artists: Brickscape Arts Residency and Exhibition. Brickscape is a five-week residency program that culminates in a public exhibition. 5-10 artists are selected each year to create temporary, site-specific installation art in a vacant historical space in downtown Charleston, WV, with a different location chosen each year. At the end of the residency, the space will open to the public and the completed installation art will be on display as part of a two-week, city-wide festival. Artists who live more than an hour away are required to reside in Charleston for the entire duration of the residency. Free housing is provided by members of the community who make their guest rooms or apartments available. Artists working in all mediums are encouraged to apply. Socially engaged or process-based artists are also eligible and encouraged to apply. Previous experience creating installation art is not required. For more information and application guidelines please visit: www.brickscape.org


Call for Photographers: San Francisco Bay International Photography Awards. Put your work in front of our distinguished jurors for a chance to be part of the San Francisco Bay Month of Photography. $3,000 in Prizes. Gold and Silver Medal Awards featured on Bokeh Bokeh Photo and shared with our influential past jurors. Gallery Award photographs exhibited during the signature Exhibition of the Month of Photography at the ACCI Gallery, Berkeley, California. Portfolio Awards receive solo features on Bokeh Bokeh Photo. Deadline: May 13, 2020. Eligibility: The theme is open, and photographers worldwide are invited to participate. More information, and submission, is at: https://baymop.com/call/.


We are now accepting artist applications for the 2020 Artsclamation!. The application deadline is April 19. New for 2020 the online artist registration for has moved to ZAPPlication. Please click the button below to access the new form. We are excited to have you join us for 2020.

Event Dates: Friday, October 23 – Saturday, October 24, 2020
Event Location:
 Sacred Heart Cathedral, Cathedral Hall  – Google Maps

Artsclamation! is an indoor juried fine art sale featuring professional regional artists in all mediums. This year the event returns to where it all began and will be located at Sacred Heart Cathedral in the new Cathedral Hall​. For over 18 years Artsclamation has brought real art to real people and has grown to showcase more artists. The event will feature more than 45 artists including painters, photographers, jewelers, fiber artists, woodworkers and sculptors. The event begins on the evening of Friday, October 23, with an invitation-only gala preview party offering sumptuous hors d’oeuvres coupled with wine, spirits and eager collectors. On Saturday, October 24, the event is free and open to the public at large, always drawing a large turnout. Over the last ten years, total art sales from this 1 ½ day event have exceeded $70,000 annually.

Artsclamation! is the primary fundraiser for Peninsula, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing mental health care to children, adolescents, and adults in East Tennessee. In addition to event sponsorships and other preview party ticket sales, a percentage of all artists’ sales will go directly to Peninsula. To learn more about the event, please go to www.peninsulabehavioralhealth.org/artsclamation.


By the People, a free, city-wide international arts and dialogue festival presented by Halcyon in Washington, DC, is holding an open call for artists working in all mediums and art forms to submit proposals for performances or large scale artworks. The festival’s more than 100 events include performances, art installations, and curated conversations about what it means to seek life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. The preliminary thematic framework for By the People 2020 is entitled CULTURE SUPREME featuring installations and performances addressing the current shift in how Americans enact and shape democracy, from a political to a cultural perspective. Artists working in any discipline who can commit to creating and exhibiting work during June 12th-28th, 2020 are eligible to apply. For more information and to access the 2020 application visit: https://halcyon.submittable.com/submit. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis with a final due date of March 23rd.