Touchstone Gallery – People & The Planet

Deadline: June 4, 2023

Medium: All 

Location: District of Columbia 

People and the Planet is an international open call that invites artists to think about our world and the humanity within it—how humans interact with the earth and all of its inhabitants. Artists are encouraged to submit pieces that explore: environmental & social issues, human interactions with nature, travel, climate change, natural materials & resources, population & development, Indigenous perspectives, changing landscapes, connections to the land, new discoveries, and more…

Click HERE for more information and to apply.


National Watercolor Society 103rd International Open Exhibition

Deadline: June 6, 2023

Medium: Watercolor

Location: San Pedro, California

AWARDS: Estimate $40,000+ in Cash and Merchandise including NWS $5,000 (Cash) Permanent Collection Purchase Award…

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Gallery 114 – In The Deep End

Deadline: June 8, 2023

Medium: All

Location: Portland, Oregon

In the Deep End is a juried exhibition for artists that take risks. If you plunge into uncharted territory and venture to frontiers in your practice, we want to see the results!…

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Tieton – 10X10X10XTIETON

Deadline: June 8, 2023

Medium: All

Location: Tieton, Washington

The 14th annual 10x10x10xTieton call for entry opens March 6 and closes June 8. This international small works exhibition invites artists to submit works 10 inches by 10 inches by 10 inches or smaller, no media restrictions…

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Deadline: June 9, 2023

Medium: All

Location: Loveland, Colorado

Artworks Center for Contemporary Art (ACCA) in Loveland, Colorado is seeking submissions for ENGULFED, an exhibition shedding light on the crisis of forest fires across the globe. Artists may respond to forest fires by developing work that focuses on global warming, resource destruction, property damage, loss of life, wilderness protection, sustainability, political issues, fire mitigation, first responders, or broadly conceptual work dealing with the interpretation of “engulfed”. ACCA is a contemporary art center and traditional representational work may not be eligible…

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CORE – Once Upon a Time

Deadline: June 14, 2023

Medium: All except video and installation

Location: Lakewood, Colorado

The conventional opening line, “once upon a time”, calls forth fables and fairy tales, legends and lore, myths and magic.

Whether your visual artwork relates to fiction or fantasy, short story or saga, poetry or prose, we wish to see visual art works that embrace the idea of narrative. Whether historical or hysterical, silly or sublime, dramatic or dark….your unique telling of a tale can chronicle the classics, delve into the distant past, or feature futuristic realms…

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Gertrude Herbert – A Sense of Place 2023

Deadline: June 15, 2023

Medium: All

Location: Augusta, Georgia

The National Juried Competition A Sense of Place, is open to participants from throughout the United States. The exhibition, now in its 41st year, seeks to recognize the outstanding quality and diversity of work being generated by contemporary American artists and will be on view in the Main Gallery from September 8–October 13, 2023…

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Maryland Federation of Art – American Landscapes

Deadline: June 21, 2023

Medium: All

Location: Annapolis, Maryland

From the oceans surrounding it to the mountains dividing it, this land is home to some of the world’s most powerful landscapes. Whether urban, rural, or suburban, landscapes are always changing. Show us the America Landscapes of your life! The deadline is June 21…

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Eau Claire – Exchanges: dialogues between poetry and art  

Deadline: July 1, 2023

Medium: Any works that portray the listed poems. Visit the link for more information.  

Location: Online 

The Ruth Foster Gallery at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire is hosting Exchanges: dialogues between poetry and art. This exciting juried exhibition will consist of both visual and literary art; poets writing original poems inspired by a selection of professional visual artworks, and visual artists creating original works inspired by a selection of professional poems…

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pour-d – Noir

Deadline: July 7, 2023

Media: 3D media

Location: Rockford, Michigan

In the absence of the colors of the rainbow – contrast, textures, patterns and emotion can become the focus of our work. In this new Fall show Pour-d would like to invite you to share your creative and striking imagery in black, white and all the shades in between…

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IU Kokomo Art Gallery – Time Constraint 

Deadline: July 9, 2023

Medium/Requirements: Any

Location: Kokomo, Indiana

This juried exhibition invites artists who create artwork within the constraint of time. Is your work done plein air? Do you give yourself a time limit? Is your work based around the concept of time? We want to see your work created through the constraint of time…

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Las Laguna Gallery – Abstract

Deadline: July 31, 2023

Medium: All  

Location: Laguna, California

True abstract art not only utilizes flexibility and freedom; it also employs bold uses of color, line, pattern, form, process, mark-making and composition. There are several speculative ideas behind abstract art. While a few have taken the proposal of abstract being ‘art for art’s sake’ (that artwork should be simply about the creation of striking effects), other people have proposed art can or should be similar to music; in that just as music is patterns of sound, art’s consequence should be created by patterns of form, color and/or line…

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Annmarie Garden

Deadline: Rolling

Medium: Sculpture 

Annmarie Garden is accepting proposals for the exhibition of outdoor works in our beautiful sculpture garden located in Southern Maryland.

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Hamilton Arts Collective – Guest Artist Exhibition

Deadline: Rolling

Medium: Any 

The Hamilton Arts Collective (HAC) and the Hamilton Gallery seek applications from artists for month-long Guest Artist exhibitions at Hamilton Gallery located at 5502 Harford Road, Baltimore, MD. The selected guest artists will be invited to exhibit a selection of their current work in Gallery I of the Hamilton Gallery. The Guest Artist exhibition is featured in Hamilton Gallery communications and will be promoted by the HAC and Hamilton Gallery. This is an open call to artists residing within 50 miles of Baltimore City. Baltimore residents are encouraged to apply.

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DCAC Exhibition Open Call – Artists

Deadline: Rolling

Medium: All 

DC Arts Center accepts proposals from artists and curators on a rolling basis. Artists may submit their own work in order to be considered for a solo exhibition or inclusion in a group exhibition. Curators may submit proposals for solo or group exhibitions. If you are a curator interested in submitting an exhibition proposal, please submit your proposal through the curatorial proposal form

Proposals are reviewed by DCAC’s Visual Arts Committee on quarterly basis. Once your proposal is received, our gallery manager may reach out to you to schedule a studio visit or meeting with members of the Visual Arts Committee. Entry fee. 

Click HERE for more information and to apply. 


Maryland State Arts Council – Grants

Deadline: Various

Medium: All 

Explore MSAC grants and opportunities available to independent artists… 

Click HERE for more information and to apply. 

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