Call for Entries

This exhibition is planned in conjunction with Rising Up!, an education program of the Modell Lyric that facilitates performance programs with middle school students and community centers across Baltimore City. The exhibition will be on view with artwork created by young people in these programs and the opening will include youth performers. Artists selected may have the opportunity to work with these programs if desired.
To submit your artwork for consideration, please send the following to with “As it Should Be” in the subject line:
-Contact info: Name, phone, e-mail
-3-5 images of work to be considered, no more than 300dpi labeled LAST NAME_FIRST NAME_#
-Image List including the following for each submission: title, dimensions, media, date created, price. For work that is not for sale, please mark NFS.
-Artist statement specific to why you are submitting the artwork chosen for this specific exhibition.
-Artist resume or CV
Deadline: February 7, 2020
For more information, click HERE

The Pocono Arts Council announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, April 1 – May 31, 2020, at The Dunning Gallery/Northampton Community College-Monroe Campus in Tannersville, PA. $1,200 in awards.

Juror: Santa Bannon.

The Earth Speaks VI exhibition offers artists an opportunity to capture their concern regarding the climate crisis and how it affects our planet, as well as an opportunity to offer possible solutions. All mediums accepted including 2-D, 3-D, Photography, and Printmaking. Sculpture must fit on the standard elevator. $30 for first 2 entries; $25 for each additional entry (also student/member discounts).

Deadline: February 14th, 2020

For more information, click HERE

The Newport Art Museum in Newport, RI announces a call to artists for its residency program in June 2020.

$500 Honorarium, $200 Travel Stipend, $250 Meals/food shopping, $500 Materials/Supplies/Equipment (any purchased equipment will remain with the Museum).

The Newport residency strives to create a community of artists that reflects a rich mix of artistic styles and ethnic, social and human diversity. The Newport Art Museum actively seeks applicants from all backgrounds and does not discriminate on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, marital status, or ancestry.

Artist Status: Mid-Career and Established Artists. Collaboration: May apply as a team (2 people maximum). Geography: Open to US artists. $40 application fee. 

Deadline: February 15th, 2020

For more information, click HERE

The Delaplaine Arts Center in Frederick, MD announces a call to artists for Graphic Era, a celebration of the graphic arts by digital design professionals and artists from around the U.S. Exhibition dates: April 4-26, 2020.

Awards: Grand Prize $500; Gold $250; Silver $150; Bronze $100.

Juror: Kat Irannejad, Co-Founder and Executive Illustration Agent at Snyder New York.

This exhibition will feature a selection of artists who are using illustration to engage larger audiences via social, digital and print media. Graphic Era introduces visitors to the digital arts and artists who adopt this art form to a new generation and their interests. Each print will be priced and sold at $100, with 50% of the sale going to the artist. $35 for up to 3 images/animations ($25 for Delaplaine members).

Deadline: February 17th, 2020

For more information, click HERE

FrostburgFirst will hold a public information session for interested applicants and community members on Thursday, January 23, 2020, at Frostburg City Place (14 S. Water Street) from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm. Applications will open on January 27, 2020, and close on February 25, 2020, at 5:00 pm. FrostburgFirst is seeking property owners or managers who would like to have their downtown Frostburg storefronts used as locations, with the intention of developing long-term lease prospects for available retail spaces. 

Deadline: February 25, 2020

For more information, contact FrostburgFirst at (301) 689-6900 or email

Artists are invited to submit original works in accordance with the theme “Mapping the World” for Enlighten Art’s First Juried Art Show. “Mapping the World” revolves around adventures, geography, explorations, and vacations. Artwork could include subjects and/or content about maps, journeys to faraway lands or global explorations. The show should spark the imagination and intellect of our students, parents and visitors’ minds.

Guidelines for accepted works are as follows:

– 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional works accepted, with an exception of video and installation

-Artwork dimensions cannot exceed six feet in any dimension

– Family-friendly works with contemporary influence

– 2-dimensional works must be ready to hang

Artists are invited to submit photographs of NO MORE than 3 works, identified with the name of the artist, medium, size, date of creation to by January 24th.

The Howard County Arts Council, located in Ellicott City, Maryland, is currently seeking proposals from artists with public art experience for ARTsites 2020, a one-year outdoor sculpture exhibit on display in Howard County, Maryland from August 2020 to July 2021. Selected artists will be awarded a $3,000 grant to participate in the exhibit. 

Deadline: February 28th, 2020

For more information, click HERE

ELIGIBILITY AND RESTRICTIONS: The competition is open to all artists, national and international, working in all media. All forms of painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, graphics, digital and installation art, video, etc. are eligible. Entry is limited to abstract art. Entrants must be 18 years of age or older to apply. Wall-mounted works must not be taller than 96″ no wider than 120″.  Sculptural work must fit through a standard height, 36″wide entry door.

DEADLINE: The entry deadline is January 31, 2020. Entries must be submitted via email by midnight on this date.

It’s no secret that human activities are drastically impacting our environment and climate while affecting vulnerable wildlife and entire ecosystems. Artists have always been inspired by the beauty of nature, but how is this relationship evolving when we know flora and fauna are disappearing? WILD—a national exhibition at Gallery 263 juried by Jane Winchell—invites artists to submit work that considers their definition of ‘wild’ in a time of planetary change.

Submission Deadline: February 1, 2020, at 11:59 PM

Exhibition Dates: February 20–March 14, 2020

Juror Jane Winchell has been the director of Peabody Essex Museum’s Dotty Brown Art & Nature Center since its founding in 2003.

For more information, click HERE

Local By Design:

Artists! A 240’ space is available at Local By Design’s Gallery.
1818 Margaret St off chinquapin.
  • There are 12 artisans.
  • 12×20’. $750/mo
  • Includes utilities and internet, and conference room.
  • Ample parking.

Call: Carol Tessier 410-370-3791
Susan Sears 443-454-1467

mall 2D & 3D women artists regardless of where they reside and regardless of their experience or education in the art field. A group exhibition of the top ten finalists will be held online at the Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery during the month of January 2020. Awards will be for the top 10 places. 

The 2020 event will be the 36th year for this event and we are looking forward to another weekend of great art!
The show will open with the always fun Preview Party on Friday, May 15th.  On Saturday the 16th, at the close of the day, there will be music and a buffet dinner available for artists, guests, volunteers, and others from the community to enjoy.  The final day of the show will be Sunday the 17th.  There will be artist discussions and demos and also activities geared for younger artists throughout the weekend too.
For more information, click here

“Reflections” can mean the throwing back of the light, sound or images by a body or surface, an image you see when you look in a mirror, an image given back by a reflecting surface. It can also be interpreted as careful thought about something or a thought occurring in consideration or meditation.  Artists are free to interpret “reflections” with either or both of these meanings.

JUROR: Shelley Barry, Slate Contemporary Gallery, Oakland, CA

VENUE: Arc Gallery, 1246 Folsom St, San Francisco 94103

CATEGORIES ACCEPTED: Sculpture, painting, drawing, photo, printmaking, ceramics, assemblage, collage, mixed media, fiber art, glass art, artist book

JUROR’S AWARD: A Juror’s Award ribbon, certificate, catalog and $250 will be presented to each of the three works that express the most imaginative interpretation of the theme.

EXHIBITION DATES: May 16, 2020 – June 13, 2020

Sanctuary” OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, May 16th, 7-9PM

GALLERY & ON-LINE GALLERY: There are two opportunities to get into this show. The juror will select works that will be exhibited in the Arc Gallery at 1246 Folsom Street and works that will be included only on the Arc On-line Gallery.

CATALOG: All artwork selected will be included in the exhibition catalog. Catalogs will be available for order at the time of notification.

ELIGIBILITY: Artists residing in the United States.

Artist Residency

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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