Call for Entries

The Davis Orton Gallery, established in August, 2009, is located on historic Warren Street in Hudson, NY – an architecturally rich street famous for its antique shops, galleries and restaurants.

The Davis Orton Gallery exhibits photography, mixed media and trade and artist-published photobooks. The goal of the gallery is to present a wide range of contemporary artists – from emerging to mid-career to established. Photography, photo-based works, and videos (max 5 minutes) are eligible for the show. The maximum size for framed work is 20 inches on the longest side.

Submission fee: $25 (Up to 5 jpg). Please pay for submissions immediately before or after uploading your file.

Deadline: July 24, 2019

For more information, click here.

ART 321 is pleased to announce that we will be holding the 25th Annual International Miniatures Show this August.  Artists are invited to enter their small, original works of art in any of the following mediums: oil, acrylic, watercolor, gouaches, pastels, mixed media, graphics, hand-pulled prints or sculpture using any materials – wood, stone, metals, plaster or clay.  Image size is limited to 25 square inches and can be no larger than 1/6 life-size. Deadline dates and complete rules can be obtained at ART 321 or found below.

Eligibility and Conditions

All entries must be original (not a copy of another artist’s work or of a published photograph), and never having been shown in Casper, Wyoming. Acceptable media will be: Oil, Acrylic, Watercolor and Gouaches, Pastels, Mixed Media, Graphics, Hand-pulled Prints and Sculpture in any medium – wood, stone, metals, plaster or clay.

Deadline: July 25, 2019

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Davis Orton Gallery, Hudson, NY

*Any related topic including Family Impact, Alternatives, ReEntry, Fines, and Parole

In each of six shows, the Davis Orton gallery features the portfolios of two photographers selected through a call for work. The theme of each call is directly related to the scheduled exhibition. Portfolios of up to 12 images are shown in two ways: prints (up to 22″ on longest side) are displayed on a stand; above, an HD monitor presents a continuous slide show of the two portfolios.

All processes, capture techniques and approaches to image construction are welcomed: camera: film, digital, phone, scanner, b/w, color, collage/montage, alternative processes, Calls for Work are open to all photographers internationally over the age of 18. The Davis Orton Gallery promotes both gallery exhibitors and portfolio showcase exhibitors through its website, press releases, banner and other forms of marketing.

Deadline: 07/25/2019

Portfolio Showcase Submission Guidelines: Entries are submitted online. You may submit for any theme anytime as long as it is before the deadline. If your entry falls into more than one theme –  if not selected, it will be considered for other themes.

Submission fee: Each portfolio is $35 (7 to 12 photographs from a single series/portfolio.) A single entry is a compressed file that includes a minimum of 7 to a maximum of 12 jpg images from a series/portfolio related to the theme and completion of our online submission form.

To submit your entry, click here

For more information, click here.

Through the support of The Vilcek Foundation, New York Foundation for the Arts(NYFA) is pleased to announce our upcoming Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program: Performing & Literary Arts. The program will run from August to December 2019, and is open to performing artists working in music and composition, dance and choreography, performance art, and theater arts (acting, producing, directing), and writers including playwrights, storytellers, and poets, as well as those working in fiction and nonfiction. In bringing these two disciplines together, the program aims to nurture a productive environment for collaboration.

NYFA’s Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program pairs immigrant artists working in all disciplines with artist mentors who provide one-on-one peer support, guiding them to achieve specific goals for their artistic practice and providing them with broader access to the New York cultural world and beyond through an exchange of ideas, resources, and experiences.

Deadline for Application: Monday, July 29, 2019, 11:59 PM EST

Notification of Selection: Monday, August 12, 2019

For more information, click here.

Strathmore invites artists to submit original wood-based artwork for the upcoming exhibition Timber, taking place September 3 to October 20, 2019. Open to artists creating functional and/or conceptual work composed of at least 75% wood or wood composite, entries may include (but are not limited to) woodturning, carving, pyrography, intarsia, marquetry, sculpture, and furniture. Artists from the DMV region and beyond are encouraged to apply.

Submission Deadline: August 1, 2019

For more information and to apply, click here.

The BCAN Founder Fellowship is a 12-week business accelerator designed for creative entrepreneurs with bold visions who are ready to go all in to grow their business. Program participants will receive holistic, intensive support to guide them through refining their business models and developing their plans for growth and sustainability.

Program Benefits:

  • Mentorship and coaching from a local & global network of mentors
  • In-depth business training workshops
  • Over 300 hours of pro-bono accounting and financial modeling support
  • $5,000 non-dilutive seed investment and investor access
  • Incubation space


  • Company must be part of the creative sector
  • Company must be located in Baltimore City, MD
  • Must be registered as a business entity in the state of Maryland (eg. LLC, C-Corp, etc)

Deadline: August 16, 2019 

For more information and to apply, click here.

Artist-in-Residence Call to Artists

Maryland Hall accepts applications for our One Year AIR Residencey on an ongoing basis. Rent is $300 for  Studio Space.  All residencies are currently full, however, we recommend that you apply to be put on a waiting list for the next jury process.


 Studio’s of (From left to right) Anne Chamberlain, Lindsay Pichaske, Elizabeth Kendall


Long-term studio spaces can accommodate artist residing in the Annapolis/Anne Arundel County region.  

Click here to download the AIR Application.

To learn about our Current AIR’s click here.

Exhibitions Call to Artists

Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts is seeking ongoing exhibition submissions from both local and regional artists for our three gallery spaces. We invite both student and professional artists to apply.

Dedicated to Art for All, Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts is the community’s arts center, providing lifelong, accessible engagement in the arts.


From left to right (View of Essence of Landscape by Lorraine Ellerson, Ripe by Jan Kirsh, gallery reception)

Maryland Hall’s goal is to present exhibits that engage audiences on many levels, from community exhibits to curated group and solo exhibits in several galleries: the Chaney Gallery, the Martino Gallery and the Openshaw Balcony Gallery. The gallery season features emerging and established artists in all media, from more accessible, traditional work, to work that questions contemporary culture, methods and ideas. The galleries are open to the public for viewing, artists’ receptions, and sales.

Applications must be completed and submitted by email to Exhibition Coordinator, Emily Kohlenstein, at additional questions call Ms. Kohlenstein at 410-263-5544 ext. 31.

Click here to download application. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

*Potential exhibition candidates will be contacted for an interview*

Submission Deadline:None. We are typically booked a year and a half out for your reference.

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