Are you ready to spring into action and find your next artist opportunity?

Each month, the team at Artwork Archive gets to work to find the best national and international artist grants, residencies, competitions, and awards with upcoming deadlines—below you will find the best opportunities with deadlines in May.

Find the perfect opportunity below and be sure to check back, as we'll continue to add opportunities throughout the month!

Not finding the right fit? Not to worry! Check out our Complete Guide to 2022 Artist Grants and Opportunities to find the perfect opportunity for you. 

MAY the odds be ever in your favor. (See what we did there?)

Ready to find the next big opportunity for your art business? Check out this guide for artist opportunities (sorted by those deadlines coming up first), then read on to learn how to make sure you’re ready to hit “send” as you're applying!

2022 NOT REAL ART Grant for Artists

Founded in 2019, the NOT REAL ART Grant for Artists is a $12,000 annual award designed to empower the practice of 6 contemporary artists, each of whom receives $2,000. But, NOT REAL ART Grant winners get more than money. Each recipient gets to share their story and promote with exclusive, in-depth featured interviews on the NOT REAL ART podcast and blog. And, whether or not you receive our grant, every applicant automatically qualifies to be included in future blog stories, newsletters and our artist marketing database!

DEADLINE: May 1, 2022

EVENT DATE: August 1, 2022

FEE: $19.95

AMOUNT: 6 artists will receive $2000 each

WHO: Visual artists 21 and older in the US and Canada

 

The Hopper Prize

The Hopper Prize offers unrestricted cash grants of $3,500 and $1,000 to individual artists through an international open call juried by leading contemporary curators. Submissions are accepted twice per year. During each submission cycle, we offer 2 grants in the amount of $3,500 and 4 grants in the amount of $1,000. This is an international open call. Grants are available to artists worldwide working in all visual media. There is no restriction on genre, style or subject matter–all media is eligible. Submissions are juried by leading contemporary art curators. Curator bios for upcoming grant cycles will be available on The Hopper Prize website.

DEADLINE: May 17, 2022

AMOUNT: $3,500 and $1,000

FEE: $40 for 10 images

WHO: International; Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture

 

ARTADIA AWARDS

The Artadia Awards provide financial support, exposure, and recognition to artists. The awards are unrestricted, allowing artists to use the funds in any way they choose. The Artadia Awards provide financial support, exposure, and recognition to artists. The awards are unrestricted, allowing artists to use the funds in any way they choose. Each year, an open-call application is made available in each of the six active partner cities (LA, Chicago, New York, Louisville, San Francisco, New Orleans, Atlanta, Houston). Supporting artists equitably is a critical part of the Artadia Award process: we consider the unique populations of each community and are proud to reflect our country’s diversity with an Awardee pool that is over 50 percent female and over 40 percent persons of color.

DEADLINE: The Artadia application is open for one month in each program city.

Los Angeles Application: Louisville Application: May 15 – June 15, 2022; San Francisco Application: June 1 – July 1, 2022; Prospect New Orleans Application: July 1 – Aug 1, 2022; Atlanta Application: Sept 1 – Oct 1, 2022; Houston Application: Sept 15 – Oct 15, 2022

AWARD INFO: Three Awardees in each city to receive unrestricted funds of $10,000. Marciano Artadia Awardee receives unrestricted funds of $25,000. 

WHO: Applicants must be a contemporary visual artist, making artwork for presentation in a contemporary art context: museum, galleries, arts non-profit, the public art realm, etc. Artadia does not fund filmmakers making films for distribution in cinematic venues, or those working in choreography presented outside of a contemporary art context. More requirements listed.

 

Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant

Established as part of Lee Krasner’s legacy, the Pollock Krasner Foundation Grant was set up to support and strengthen the creative lives of artists. A competitive grant for artists with extensive exhibition records, this grant has a long list of impressive alumni. Since its start in 1985, the foundation has granted over 65 million dollars in award money to artists in over 77 countries.

DEADLINE: Ongoing

AMOUNT: Awards range from $5,000 to $30,000, depending on need and circumstance.

WHO: Mid-career professional artists with demonstrable financial need.  Artists must be actively exhibiting their current work in professional artistic venues, such as gallery and museum spaces; Painters, sculptors, and artists who work on paper, including printmaking.

FINE PRINT: Commercial artists, video artists, performance artists, filmmakers, crafts-makers, and computer artists are not eligible. Students are not eligible. Requirements for consideration are the application form, a cover letter, a current resume including an exhibition record, and ten digital images of current work with a corresponding identification list. Detailed FAQ here.

 

Rauschenberg Emergency Grant

 The Robert Rauschenberg Foundation is partnering with New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) to administer the Rauschenberg Emergency Grants, an emergency grant program that provides one-time grants of up to $5,000 for medical or dental emergencies.  The grants are available to visual and media artists, and choreographers living anywhere in the United States or U.S. Territories.  This program was established in the tradition of the artist's Change, Inc., a non-profit foundation established in 1970 by Robert Rauschenberg to assist professional artists of all disciplines in need of emergency medical aid.

DEADLINE:  Ongoing Deadline 

AMOUNT:  Up to $5,000

WHO: Residing in U.S. or U.S. territories. Visual and Media artists.

 

Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant

 Created in 1993 to further FCA's mission to encourage, sponsor, and promote work of a contemporary, experimental nature, Emergency Grants provide urgent funding for visual and performing artists who:

  •  Have sudden, unanticipated opportunities to present their work to the public when there is insufficient time to seek other sources of funding

  •  Incur unexpected or unbudgeted expenses for projects close to completion with committed exhibition or performance dates

 Emergency Grants is the only active, multi-disciplinary program that offers immediate assistance of this kind to artists living and working anywhere in the United States, for projects occurring in the U.S. and abroad.

 Each month FCA receives an average of 95 Emergency Grant applications and makes approximately 12-15 grants. Grants range in amount from $500 to $3,000, and the average grant is now $1,700.

DEADLINE:  Ongoing Deadline 

WHO: Residing in U.S. or U.S. territories. Visual and performing artists.

AMOUNT: Up to $3,000

 

The Adolph & Esther Gottlieb Emergency Grant

The Adolph and Esther Gottlieb Emergency Grant program is intended to provide interim financial assistance to qualified painters, printmakers, and sculptors whose needs are the result of an unforeseen, catastrophic incident, and who lack the resources to meet that situation. Each grant is given as one-time assistance for a specific emergency, examples of which are fire, flood, or emergency medical needs. 

DEADLINE: Ongoing Deadline 

WHO: Artists who can demonstrate a minimum involvement of ten years in a mature phase of his or their work. Painters, printmakers, sculptors.

AMOUNT: The maximum amount of this grant is $15,000; an award of $5,000 is typical.

FINE PRINT: The program does not consider requests for dental work, chronic situations, capital improvements, or projects of any kind; nor can it consider situations resulting from general indebtedness or lack of employment. Learn more here.

  

Artists' Charitable Fund

Colorado-based Artists' Charitable Fund assists painters and sculptors living anywhere in the United States by paying a portion of their medical/dental/eye-care bills. For example, the Fund has purchased a wheelchair, paid for eye surgery, provided funding for an artificial leg, paid partial medical expenses of several artists who have cancer, as well as other needs for medical assistance.

DEADLINE: Ongoing

WHO: U.S. painters and sculptors

AMOUNT: Varies depending on medical need

FINE PRINT: Please do not contact to ask for financial assistance due to loss of income or for anything other than assistance with medical bills. Contact them here.

 

Arts and Culture Leaders of Color Emergency Fund

The Arts and Culture Leaders of Color Emergency Fund is intended to help those pursuing careers as artists or arts administrators whose income has been directly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. This fund is for those who self-identify as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, People of Color). If you fit this description and you are in need of short-term, immediate financial assistance – we would like to help.

DEADLINE: Ongoing

AMOUNT: $200

WHO: US-based BIPOC artists and administrators

 

leveler: peer to peer wealth distribution

leveler is a tool for people with job security to help people whose work status has been impacted by COVID-19. The list includes freelancers, etc. in the arts, nightlife, production, hospitality, music, and other fields. Click the "receive" button if you're seeking assistance.

DEADLINE: Ongoing

AMOUNT: To be determined

WHO: Artists and other freelancers

FINE PRINT: Must provide context (what you feel comfortable sharing about your situation), payment method, and social media handle for verification. Sign up here

 

Awesome Foundation Grant

A micro-granting organization, funding “awesome” ideas, The Awesome Foundation set up local chapters around the world to provide rolling grants of $1000 to “awesome projects.” Each chapter defines what is “awesome” for their local community, but most include arts initiatives and public or social practice art projects.

DEADLINE: Ongoing—monthly grants offered.

AMOUNT: $1000

WHO: Anyone is eligible for a grant — individuals, groups, and organizations alike. All Mediums 

FINE PRINT: Grants not given for studio space or strictly salary or supplies. Needs to make the community more “awesome.” Think public works. More info here.

  

The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant

 The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation grant is one of the most prestigious grants available to emerging figurative artists, as well as one of the most substantial. It is one of the longest-standing foundations, with an illustrious history of recipients spanning more than half a century. It is also unique in its scope, in that it is available to students and artists around the world.

DEADLINE: Ongoing

WHO: Young artists pursuing their studies or in the early or developmental stage of their career. 

AMOUNT: First grants are in the amount of CAD $15,000 each, and subsequent grants are in the amount of CAD $18,000 each (maximum three grants).

FINE PRINT: The Foundation does not provide funding for the pursuit of abstract or non-objective art. Grants are intended to assist applicants in the study or practice of their art, and the costs associated therewith, such as tuition, studio rental, model fees, travel, and living expenses. Eligible courses of study or training include undergraduate, graduate, or post-graduate studies and diploma programs from accredited institutions, recognized residencies, apprenticeships/internships, and studio training. Grants are not intended as work or project grants for more experienced or mature artists.

 Applicants must be at least 18 years of age to be eligible to apply. Learn more here.

 

 

ARCAthens

Founded in 2017, ARCAthens is a not-for-profit organization offering two Athens Residency Fellowships (Visual Art and Curatorial). These fully-funded opportunities enable artists, curators, and scholars to live/work in Athens, Greece, and be immersed in—and consequently respond to—the ongoing cultural renaissance taking place here. Our program has been lauded for providing promotional services and robust elective networking such as arranged studio and private collection visits, bespoke tours of institutions, as well as participation in varied community events

DEADLINE: May 1, 2022

DATES: 2 months. The dates for Athens Residency are: Monday, September 19, 2022 – Monday, November 14, 2022.

WHERE: Athens Greece

FEE: Free to apply 

WHO: International; Curators and Visual Artists.

INTERNATIONAL PAINTING SYMPOSIUM „MARK ROTHKO 2022”

Daugavpils Mark Rothko Art Centre invites artists to participate in the International Painting Symposium „Mark Rothko 2022” organized in the framework of Rothko Centre’s Residence Program. The “Mark Rothko 2022” Symposium will take place in Daugavpils – the city known to the world as the birthplace of Mark Rothko, a world-renowned artist, founder of abstract expressionism.

DEADLINE: May 1, 2022

DATES: September 2 – 16, 2022

WHERE:  Latvia

FEE: Free to apply 

WHO: International; Painters

 

European Artistic Program

OpenBach Paris, Yellow Cube Gallery Paris and R.A.R.O. Barcelona are pleased to announce the open call for artists to participate in our new European Artistic Program during the months of June, July, August and September 2022 to develop production and research projects at our studios in Barcelona and Paris. The program includes a final group exhibition at the Parisian contemporary art gallery “Yellow Cube Gallery” at the end of the program.

The Open Call is aimed at both emerging and established artists from all nationalities and backgrounds.

DEADLINE: May 5, 2022

DATES: three options to choose from:​Option 1: June 6th to July 3rd 2022 Option 2: July 4th to 31st 2022 Option 3: August 15th to September 18th 2022

WHERE: Barcelona, Paris 

FEE: Free to apply 

WHO: International; All Disciplines are welcome with special emphasis on painting

 

Voice x Women Rise Residency

We’re building a residency program to change the ratio — dedicated to supporting women from underrepresented and marginalized communities.

Here’s what we know:

Top 18 museums in the US have collections that are 87% male & 85% white (Nmwa.org).
Art by women sells for 50% less than men’s (SSRN paper).
Women make up 16% of the NFT art market and 5% of NFT sales.

These are the current statistics and we're here to change it. As a Resident, you will transform a body of work that you’ve wanted to make–or have already made–into an NFT collection. The collections will cover themes that connect our creators to the world’s most pertinent topics. We are here to guide you through the process, all the way from onboarding through building and launching a powerful NFT project.

DEADLINE: May 7, 2022

WHERE: ONLINE

FEE: Free to apply 

WHO: International; Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture

 

FACES Residency

FACES is offering a week-long residency inviting emerging BIPOC artists’ to participate in dialogue, artmaking, and inclusive community building revolving around lived experiences with the intention of further diversifying the arts community in Toronto. This residency is a pilot project that is centred on widening participation in the arts sector.

We are looking for BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour) artists who did not pursue a career in the arts because of cultural, family, or financial pressures – pressures, which for some, may be a direct result of systemic racism.

The FACES residency will be part working retreat and part research project. The residency will act as a first practical step to enable artists to participate in discussions while engaging with their art practice in a collective setting. Artists will be invited to share their experiences about the barriers they’ve faced when considering a career in the arts. Conversations will centre on discovering what supports are needed in order to encourage and support other potential BIPOC Artists.

DEADLINE: May 8, 2022

DATES: August 2 – 8, 2022

WHERE: Canada

FEE: Free to apply 

WHO BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Colour) artists; painters, sculptors, musicians, filmmakers

 

Artist Residency Program

The Frans Masereel Centrum is welcoming applications for its international Artist Residency Program in 2023.

The Artist Residency Program offers five-week residencies to selected applicants. Residencies will be held between January and September of 2023 in the specialized printmaking studios of the art centre. Details about the proposed residency periods in 2023 are available on Frans Masereel Centrum’s website, which provides all information pertaining to the call, as well as the online application form.

The program is oriented towards confirmed contemporary artists as well as up-and-coming practitioners with a high development potential. Particular attention is dedicated to those who wish to extend their artistic practice within the field of printed-matter at large.

DEADLINE: May 12, 2022

DATES: 5 weeks between January – September 2023

WHERE: Belgium 

FEE: Free to apply 

WHO: International; All visual artists can apply, especially those who like to investigate printed matter

 

Marble House Project Funded Residencies

Marble House Project is a multidisciplinary artist residency program that fosters collaboration and the exchange of ideas, by providing an environment for artists across disciplines to live and work together. The residency integrates sustainable practices, including small-scale organic food production and waste conservation. Residents sustain their growth by engaging with the grounds while working on their artistic practice. Marble House Project is founded on the belief that the act of creating, whether in the studio or in nature, is how human potential expands and community thrives.

Marble House Project accepts approximately 60 residents and is open to artists living in the United States and abroad. You must be at least 21 years old.

DEADLINE: May 15, 2022

DURATION: April through October, scheduled into six three-week periods. 

WHERE: Dorset, Vermont 

FEE: $35

WHO: International; All mediums

 

 

 

 

Mini Gems Miniature Print Show

OPEN CALL Y'ALL!

This exhibit is open to all printmakers living and working in the USA. The show will run throughout June and July 2022 at the newly renovated SAGA Gallery at 32 Union Square East, Suite 1214 in New York City.

Artists are eligible to submit up to two original miniature prints- images no larger than 4" x 4", printed on 8"x 8" paper. SAGA will provide matting for all work. Please visit our website for more “Mini Gems” entry details: https://www.sagaprints.com/.

Cash Awards! All prints will be selected at the discretion of the judge and announced at the opening of the show. Cash awards will be mailed to artists at the end of the show.

DEADLINE: May 1, 2022

DATES: June 4, 2022 - July 31, 2022

FEE: $25.00

WHO: National (U.S.); Printmaking 

 

Call for Artists: Peaceful Freedom

Artists from 100 Ethnic Groups from former USSR and also plus International Artists are invited to participate in our New Competition and Exhibition in West Hollywood. Please submit your art to this year's celebration of East European Culture and Fundraiser for Ukraine.

The exhibition at Plummer Park, 7377 Santa Monica Boulevard, will run from May 8th to May 22nd with the main event on May 22nd. Donations will be collected to support organizations assisting Ukrainian refugees.

DEADLINE: May 1, 2022

DATES: May 8, 2022 - May 22, 2022

FEE: $35

WHO: International; Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture

 

The Best of The Best (All Media / Open Theme) Exhibition

Las Laguna Art Gallery announces a call to artists for an online art exhibition, May 5-28, 2022. For this exhibition we'd like to see your very best work. Acceptable mediums include: Acrylic, Airbrush, Charcoal, Collage, Color Pencil, Computer Art, Digital Art, Digital Photography, Drawings, Encaustic, Fiber Arts, Glass Art, Graphite, Gouache, Illustration, Mixed Media, New Media, Oil, Pastel, Pen and Ink, Photo Assemblage, Printmaking, Sculpture, Traditional Photography, Video, or Watercolor. Note: All artists who submit to this show will be accepted and have at least one of their submitted works posted and promoted on our website and to our client list.

DEADLINE: May 1, 2022

DATES: May 5-28, 2022

FEE: $35

WHO: International; Acrylic, Airbrush, Charcoal, Collage, Color Pencil, Computer Art, Digital Art, Digital Photography, Drawings, Encaustic, Fiber Arts, Glass Art, Graphite, Gouache, Illustration, Mixed Media, New Media, Oil, Pastel, Pen and Ink, Photo Assemblage, Printmaking, Sculpture, Traditional Photography, Video, or Watercolor.

 

Leave a Mark: Works on Paper

Wallkill River Center for the Arts in Montgomery, NY seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, July 1 - August 28, 2022. $300 Best in Show, two $100 Honorable Mentions. Juror: Lisa Winika. Seeking work that is created on or with paper. Artwork should highlight the "artist's hand" and the manual process of creation should remain obvious. This is both exciting for the viewer as well as an exhilarating process for the artist. Any subject is acceptable, work may range from realism to non-representational abstraction.

DEADLINE: May 1, 2022

DATES: July 1 - August 28, 2022

AWARDS: $300 Best in Show

FEE: $30.00

WHO: National (U.S.); all 2-d media are welcome

 

STILL II: An Elaboration on the Inanimate

The Chateau Gallery’s second annual still life exhibition. From ancient Greco-Roman artworks to Dutch vanitas paintings, the still life has permeated art history for ages. Show us your most inimitable or transformative scenes of inanimate objects. What contemporary elaborations do you add to this lasting genre of imagery? Between wilting flowers and bowls of oranges, what do you bring to the table?

DEADLINE: May 1, 2022

DATES: May 15, 2022 - July 1, 2022

FEE: $20.00

WHO: International; Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting

 

Boundaries

Boundaries — whether physical or emotional, seen or unseen — define our values, our relationships, our lives. They can offer protection and structure, as well as the opportunity to push beyond our limits. We invite artists to submit 2D and 3D works that speak to the theme of “boundaries” for our 6th annual juried exhibit. Where do you “draw the line”?

DEADLINE: May 1, 2022

DATES: June 22 –, August 13, 2022

FEE: $15 for one image

WHO: Regional (Massachusetts); All media accepted except video

 

5th PROUD+ [LGBTQ+ Artists]

PROUD+ is the fifth national exhibition of LGBTQIA+ visual arts running from June 4 - July 30, 2022 at The Studio Door (San Diego, CA). Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, Asexual and other related community artists (LGBTQIA+) are encouraged to present contemporary works that celebrate the unique sense of pride that this diverse community has. The Studio Door is seeking artwork that expresses authentic, diverse viewpoints from the LGBTQIA+ experience. Show us what your Pride looks like.

DEADLINE: May 1, 2022

DATES: June 4, 2022 - July 30, 2022

FEE: Payment of $35 per initial entry and $5 for per additional media. Three artworks maximum.

WHO: National (U.S); Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture

June Group Art Show

The Jones Gallery, located in the nationally recognized Kansas City Crossroads Arts District, invites you to apply for our June Group Art Show.

The Jones Gallery is in a 100-year-old historically registered warehouse, having 9000 sq. ft. of display space. In business over 10 years, and open full time six days a week. This group art show is open to 2D artists, 3D artists, and photographers. No reproductions of original paintings or drawings are allowed. Gallery will jury 0, 1, 2 or a maximum of 3 pieces to exhibit during the group art show.

DEADLINE: May 1, 2022

DATES: June 4, 2022 - July 30, 2022

FEE: $30.00

WHO: National (U.S.); open to 2D artists, 3D artists, and photographers

 

Surface: A National Juried Exhibition of Artworks Highlighting Textures & Patterns

Surface is an exhibition of artworks that highlights the use of textures and patterns in artworks from across the country. The d’Art Center is looking to exhibit artwork that puts a big emphasis on texture and patterns. We want our patrons to be able to “feel” those textures in the work with their eyes, and to get lost in the patterns of the work. 

DEADLINE: May 1, 2022

DATES: May 28 2022 - June 25 2022

FEE: $35.00

WHO: National (U.S.); functional, non-functional, 2D, 3D, fine art, and fine craft in ALL MEDIUMS

 

Proud To Be Seen

Artists are invited to submit entries for "Proud To Be Seen." Up to 50 works of art will be selected for a virtual online exhibition hosted on both the Tubac Center of the Arts and Bruce Baughman Studio & Gallery websites. From those 50, selected artworks will be presented in a physical exhibition, May 27 - July 4, 2022 at the Bruce Baughman Studio & Gallery in Tubac, AZ. $1,150 in awards. Artists are asked to interpret the pride of who they are and their community in this exhibition. Artists may consider picturing pride, an examination of what Pride means to them, being seen, a journey to pride, how do artists interpret Pride, the eyes of Pride, and self discovery through Pride. Artists are encouraged to enter work which is innovative in concept and approach, whether representational or abstract. Work must be the original creation of the artist completed within the last 24 months. Work previously displayed at TCA is not eligible. 

DEADLINE: May 2, 2022

DATES: May 27 - July 4, 2022

FEE: $35 

WHO: National (U.S); Any medium 

 

The Figure

The figure has been, from humankind’s earliest attempts at mark-making to the present day, a central occupation of art. The figure commands our attention because it is something most of us see every day, whether looking at ourselves or others, but is at the same time deeply strange, beautiful, and intriguing. Our figures are an index of time and mark our movement through space. As shown by its role in art history, the capturing of the figure admits an almost infinite variety of methods, styles and movements; it can be representational or abstract, suggested by a pencil-stroke or carved in stone. 

DEADLINE: May 2, 2022

DATES: Online Exhibition May 31, 2022 – June 28, 2022

FEE: $26.00

WHO: International; artists working in all media

 

Future Places -7th Annual Juried Exhibition

What does a better future look like to you as an artist? Susquehanna Art Museum is challenging artists to render their vision of a promising future for its exhibition Future Places. We believe that artwork addressing this theme will bring the viewer one step closer to imagining a better world. Allow your unique creativity to describe a place where artist and viewer can thrive.

Applicants are encouraged to depict spaces where innovation is valued and essential. Submissions may illustrate imaginative landscapes, technology, ecology, and architecture, as well as demonstrate concepts and values that are important in the social systems of the future. The exhibition is meant to inspire viewers to consider the state of humanity while incorporating hope of what may come.

DEADLINE: May 4, 2022

DATES: June 24, 2022 - October 16, 2022

FEE:  $0 - $35For Pastels Only on Cape Cod Exhibit

AWARD INFO: Juror's Choice Prize - $400, Viewer's Choice Prize - $250

WHO: National (U.S); Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture

 

Exhibizone 8th International Sales Exhibition - Spring 2022

Exhibizone, the house of smart online exhibitions, proudly presents its 8th international online sales group exhibition in Spring 2022.

In the spirit of empowering visual artists to showcase their prominent arts worldwide, the Spring 2022 festival invites all artists to submit their best artworks in various subjects from anywhere in the world and be part of the 8th edition of the international online sales exhibition by Exhibizone.

The show will present selected artworks created by talented artists and intends to express the most attractive art in terms of idea and technique.

DEADLINE: May 5, 2022

DATES: May 15, 2022 - June 30, 2022

FEE: $40

WHO: International; Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture

 

For Pastels Only on Cape Cod Exhibit

Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, June 21 - July 17, 2022 at The Cultural Center of Cape Cod in South Yarmouth, Massachusetts. Over $7,000 in cash and merchandise. Juror of Selection: Aline Ordman; Juror of Awards: Tara Will. Open to all pastelists. Paintings must be entirely the work of the artist and at least 80% soft pastels, no oil pastels, created within last three years, not larger than 48" framed in any direction, and not previously shown at a PPSCC or Cultural Center exhibition. All paintings must be for sale with a 40% commission paid to venue/PPSCC. 

DEADLINE: May 6, 2022

DATES: June 21 - July 17, 2022

FEE: Nonmember: $45 Members: $35

WHO: International; Pastel 

The Lakeland Art Guild 50th Annual Melvin Gallery Art Exhibition

The Lakeland Art Guild is accepting entries for its 50th Annual Melvin Gallery Art Exhibition!

The Lakeland Art Guild 50th Annual Melvin Gallery Art Exhibition is open to all artists working in the United States. Up to three (3) works may be entered, works may be of any medium (except giclee's, video, and performance). All works must be original.  

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this year's exhibition will be an ONLINE exhibition, and will not be held at the gallery's location.  The online exhibition will be running from May 14, 2022, through June 4, 2022.

DEADLINE: May 7, 2022

DATES: May 14, 2022–June 4, 2022.

FEE: $40.00

AWARD INFO: Best of Show Award: $1,000

WHO: National (U.S.,); Any medium except giclee's, video, and performance

 

Sunrise / Sunset

Artists are invited to submit original artwork for the “Sunrise / Sunset” exhibit to be held at the R Gallery in Boulder, Colorado. In this exhibit, we are seeking artwork in all styles and mediums that depict or are inspired by sunrises and sunsets.

DEADLINE: May 8, 2022

DATES: June 1–July 10, 2022

FEE: $30.00

WHO: Regional (Colorado); Painting, Drawing, Sculpture, Photography, Mixed-Media

 

Golden - 50 and Older Exhibition

As we grow older, the maturity and insight life has given us multiplies. The viewpoints and experiences that come with age are invaluable lessons to us all on how to live life - and live it well. This month we will celebrate the talent and wisdom of the artists over 50. 

Many of the artists who submitted to this exhibition have spent half a life-time honing their skills and their craft. A few in our selection are new to art but they bring with them a myriad of experiences which helps create and inform their art. We are pleased to present to you Golden: 50 or Older.

DEADLINE: May 8, 2022

DATES: June 2–June 30, 2022

FEE: $35.00 (Entry fee)

WHO: International; Acrylic, Airbrush, Charcoal, Collage, Color Pencil, Computer Art, Digital Art, Digital Photography, Drawings, Encaustic, Fiber Arts, Glass Art, Graphite, Gouache, Illustration, Mixed Media, New Media, Oil, Pastel, Pen and Ink, Photo Assemblage, Printmaking, Sculpture, Traditional Photography, Video, or Watercolor.​

 

(all the) Feels

Art Saint Louis presents “(all the) Feels,” an all media juried visual art exhibition featuring artworks that depict and express emotions and moods. We invite all explorations & interpretations of this theme and encourage all media, all themes & subjects styles and techniques. Open to artists 18+ in the St. Louis, MO region & surrounding 200-mile radius. Limit 3 works completed between 2018—2022. Size & weight limits. $250 Best in Show cash award. Exhibit presented July 30-September 8, 2022 at Art Saint Louis. Entry fee: $15/Art Saint Louis member; $25/non-member; Scholarship available.

DEADLINE: May 9, 2022

DATES: July 30-September 8, 2022.

FEE: $25.00 (Entry fee)

WHO: Regional (St. Louis); Open to artists 18 years of age and older living in the St. Louis, Missouri region and surrounding 200-mile radius; All Media 

 

Sequential Synergy: The Art of Comics

440 Gallery announces a Call for Artists for the 2022 Annual Theme Show Sequential Synergy: The Art of Comics. Artwork selected for exhibition for the show will be on display at our Brooklyn gallery space July 9 – July 29, 2022. Artists at all levels of professionalism and experience are invited to submit work in all mediums.

Sequential Synergy: The Art of Comics celebrates the diverse ways comics artists, aka cartoonists, utilize the real estate of the blank page. For over a century, artists have been creating comics to tell stories about caped crusaders, historical figures, themselves or something else entirely. Sequential Synergy will explore the forms that comics can be and how they affect us; we will discover that cartoonists are not merely visual artists, but are writers, designers, directors, and most of all, acute observers of human behavior.

Acceptable submissions include, but are not limited to the following types of images: cover art, splash pages, full pages of sequential art. The submitted images may be excerpted from a larger work.

DEADLINE: May 10, 2022

DATES: July 9, 2022 - July 29, 2022

FEE:  $15+

WHO: National;  Drawing, Painting

 

H2O National 2022

The Virginia Beach Art Center presents a nation-wide showcase which features water, water, everywhere! It has no taste, no smell, no color yet we can't live without it.  Artists from Alabama to Wyoming are invited to show our relationship to water through visual media. 

DEADLINE: May 10, 2022

DATES: June 3–June 26th, 2022

AWARD: Prize money totals $2,000

FEE:  $35.00

WHO: National (U.S.); All media welcome 

 

‘Landscapes ‘Country & Urban’

BROUHAHAART is now accepting submissions for our Virtual Exhibition ‘Landscapes ‘Country & Urban’

Any artist from any background can submit any of their work.
There is no charge to submit your application, please feel free to share your work with us.
[A small fee (£26) is applied per artist once they have been selected for the exhibition].
The team will review all applications and the selected works will be announced.

DEADLINE: May 11, 2022

DATES:  May 18, 2022 - May 25, 2022

FEE: Free to Apply

WHO: International; Photography, Drawing, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting

 

National Watercolor Society 102nd International Open Exhibition

NATIONAL WATERCOLOR SOCIETY (NWS) 102nd International Open Exhibition is open to ALL artists working in watermedia. 

AWARDS: $40,000+ in Cash and Merchandise includes NWS $5,000 (Cash) Permanent Collection Purchase Award. 

DEADLINE: May 12, 2022

DATES: September 1, 2022 – November 6, 2022 

FEE:  $40 NWS Members

WHO: International; Watercolor

Brand 50: Annual National Juried Exhibition of Works on Paper

The Associates of Brand Library & Art Center in Glendale, California announces its 50th Annual National Juried Exhibition of Works on Paper celebrating not only the artists chosen this year, but the many who have been featured in the past 50 years. Cash awards total over $4,000 including a Juror’s Award. All accepted artworks will be included in a show at the Brand Gallery and in both printed and online exhibition catalogs

DEADLINE: May 13, 2022

DATES: September 24– December 30,2022

FEE:  $15.00 

WHO: National; Any artwork on or of paper, including collages, drawings, paintings, photography, prints

 

2022 MidSummer Art Celebration 5th Annual All Media Juried Exhibit

5th Annual All Media Juried Exhibit Sponsored by Hawaiʻi Island Art Alliance, HIAA

Open to all Hawaiʻi based 2D and 3D artists in all mediums and styles.

DEADLINE: May 13, 2022

DATES: July 13–August 21, 2022

FEE: $15.00

WHO: Local (Hawaii);2D and 3D in all mediums and styles.

 

National Show: Crossing Borders

Artists are invited to submit entries for a juried art exhibition, July 14 through August 20, 2022 at The Copley Society of Art Gallery in Boston, MA. Cash Awards for First ($2,000), Second ($1,000), and Third Prize ($500). Artists are encouraged to submit artwork that is reflective of their community as it celebrates the people and cultures among us. We invite your entries and interpretations and are looking for your best work in both 2D and 3D mediums

DEADLINE: May 13, 2022

DATES: July 14 through August 20, 2022

AWARDS:  First ($2,000)

FEE:  $50

WHO: National (U.S.); both 2D and 3D mediums.

 

STILL II: An Elaboration on the Inanimate

The Chateau Gallery’s second annual still life exhibition. From ancient Greco-Roman artworks to Dutch vanitas paintings, the still life has permeated art history for ages. Show us your most inimitable or transformative scenes of inanimate objects. What contemporary elaborations do you add to this lasting genre of imagery? Between wilting flowers and bowls of oranges, what do you bring to the table?

DEADLINE: May 13, 2022

AWARD INFO: The winner will receive a cash prize of 9,000 €

FEE: $20

WHO: International; Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting

 

On the Wing

From the 2-inch hummingbird to the 9-foot-tall ostrich, birds are found everywhere and are around us every day. They delight us with their beauty and have inspired artists for centuries. This show continues that tradition. Artists are invited to submit original artwork for the On the Wing exhibit at the Kavanagh Gallery of Fine Line Creative Arts Center, St. Charles, Illinois. Birds and their lives are the focus of this exhibit. 2D and 3D artwork in any media will be considered for entry in this show.

DEADLINE: May 15, 2022

FEE: $30.00

WHO: National; 2D and 3D artwork in any media

 

49th Annual Rocky Mountain National Watermedia Exhibition

The Rocky Mountain National Watermedia (RMNW) exhibition, in its 49th year, is presented by Center for the Arts Evergreen (CAE) in Evergreen, Colorado. RMNW attracts entrants and jurors from throughout the United States and is regarded as one of the top water-media exhibitions in the country. This show traditionally offers more than $10,000 in cash awards. In 2022, the exhibit will be partially supported by a Challenge America grant from the National Endowment for the Arts.

DEADLINE: May 16,  2022

DATES: September 23rd–October 29, 2022

FEE: $40.00 (Entry Fee)

WHO: National (U.S.); watercolor, acrylic, gouache, water-based inks, other water-based media

 

Art Ramble 2022 "In the Balance"

The Art Ramble is a temporary outdoor public art installation sited around the Fairyland Pond in the Hapgood Wright Town Forest, in collaboration with the Concord Natural Resources Division.

The Call: When we walk in the woods, we seek the restorative energy of the forest. The knowledge that the forest can regenerate itself over time, even after extreme weather events, gives us hope. Subterraneum networks of mycorrhizal fungi provide a resource distribution system for plants and trees that helps forests withstand drought conditions. By absorbing Co2 and water, forests keep oxygen and precipitation cycles in balance and protect the planet from climate change. But the acceleration of climate change has reached a point of overpowering and upsetting the carefully balanced ecosystems of our surviving forests, producing greater frequency and intensity of forest disturbances such as insect outbreaks, invasive species, wildfires, and storms. Lack of accumulated snow and ice reduces the spring rush from snowmelt that some plants and animals need to survive. Yet too much rush from rainstorms can deplete the soil of nutrients that support regrowth, causing erosion. Climate change and increased carbon emissions are producing migration patterns not only of people but of trees that are no longer able to grow in harsh conditions. The ground beneath our feet is literally slipping away.

DEADLINE: May 16, 2022

DATES: September 1, 2022 - November 13, 2022

FEE: No fee to apply 

WHO: Regional (Concord, MA); Craft/Traditional Arts, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Sculpture

I Figure: Contemporary Figurative Art

Arts Benicia invites artwork entries of any medium that have the human figure as the main theme.

There is no other subject that commands more attention from artists than the human figure. It’s in our nature to examine our nature. As Bay Area artist Nathan Oliveira said, “I had the desire to paint the figure without painting the figure.” From traditional figure painting to the academic deconstruction of form, or to the most absurd depiction of ourselves, artists who work with the human figure are encouraged to submit artwork to define figurative art in the contemporary sense. 

DEADLINE: May 18,  2022

DATES: July 23 - August 28, 2022

FEE: $45.00

WHO: International; any medium 

 

On Neutral Ground

"On Neutral Ground" seeks works of art that explore neutrality and the middle way. In a world of increasing polarization and conflict, those who do not choose sides are left to wonder where to stand.  "Neutral Ground" seeks to create a zone of peace by displaying works of art that are free from heavy sensory output including themes and messages, whether intentional or not. Works could show a softness, harmony, balance, and sense of meditation. In doing so, works ideally should incorporate neutral tones, such as white, greys, soft blacks, and beige.  Works may also include "natural" media, in terms of the materials used and can be of a political nature, so as long as they are free from overt messaging and convey the ideals of neutrality.  

DEADLINE: May 19, 2022

DATES: June 4, July 3, 2022

FEE: $27.00

WHO: National; All media 

 

PAPERWORKS 2022

Paperworks 2022 is an international, juried competition for artists creating work on, with, or about paper. Artists who use paper as their primary medium, as a substrate, or as the subject of a video. All entries to the Paperworks 2022 competition must be the original work of the artist.   

DEADLINE: May 22, 2022

FEE: $35.00

WHO: International; Works made on paper, of paper, or about paper: cut paper, folded paper, woven paper, glued paper, drawings, paintings, pastels, printmaking, photographs, paper sculpture, 3D, bound books, collage, mixed media, video, and installation. 

 

Call for Art-WABI-SABI

WABI-SABI is a Japanese term that refers to that which is impermanent, imperfect, aged, humbled, and unconventional. It is a state of mind and a way of being. It expresses a whole new world of seeing. Perhaps being open to mistakes and accidents will lead us somewhere new, beautiful, and authentic. As artists, we know this all too well. Visually it is the simplicity of composition and exploring the meaning and beauty of everyday objects. Show us WABI-SABI from your perspective.

DEADLINE:  May 27 2022

FEE: $25.00

AWARD INFO:  $1,250.00

WHO: International; Painting, Photography, Drawing, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Sculpture

 

Wonderland International Juried Exhibition

Wonderland reimagines the Trolley Barn 3,000 square foot gallery as an otherworldly empire of wonder, illusion and surprise. We invite work that disrupts our ideas of reality through sensory excess (texture, color, light, sound) and/or unexpected visual mischief. Wonderland welcomes an array of media, including digital art, film, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, textiles, installation art, and beyond. How can this kind of art help us reimagine our reality and create positive change in our community?  

DEADLINE:  May 27, 2022

DATES: September 15 through October 20, 2022

FEE: $35.00

AWARD INFO:  $500 First Prize, $250 Second Prize, $150 Honorable Mention

WHO: International; painting, digital media, film, illustration, photography, printmaking, sculpture, textiles, video, and installation art.

 

SAGE Community Arts 12th Annual National Juried Show

All artists residing in the United States are invited to enter the 12th Annual National Juried Show. The Juror is G. Russell Case of Utah. All mediums except photography will be considered by the juror. There will be no theme for this exhibition; artists are invited to submit their best work! Fees: $15 for SAGE Members (for the first artwork entered), $25 for Non-Members (for the first artwork entered, and $5 for each additional artwork entered, up to 10 artworks total.

DEADLINE: May 31, 2022

DATES: July 13–August 21, 2022

FEE: $25.00 (Non SAGE members)

WHO: National (U.S.) All mediums EXCEPT photography 

 

 

World of Art

Open to ALL CULTURES AND NATIONALITIES! World of Art is a festival held in the famous Piedmont Park. Highlighting cultural arts, music and food. Art By Atlanta is seeking artist that have original work. The category is open to all mediums.

DEADLINE: May 31, 2022

DATES: June 4, 2022 - June 4, 2022

FEE:  $35

WHO: International; Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture

"Through the Mask: Conversations about Culture and Covid"

In collaboration with PA Sharp, the McCarl Gallery at Saint Vincent College Exhibition highlights responses to the pandemic and conversations about loneliness, the culture and history of masking, and the impact of Covid on the creative community and our communities at large.

This project will look carefully at many of the ways masks have been used in the past and will explore the meanings attached to them. It will also explore the use of masks in the current pandemic and how we can use the symbol of masking to look at the relationships between power, culture, and social justice. Art that does not involve masking, yet considers the impact of the pandemic will also be considered and is encouraged.

DEADLINE: May 30, 2022

DATES: November 9, 2022 - February 3, 2023

AWARD INFO: $200 Best of Show

FEE:  $35

WHO: International; Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting

 

7th Annual Landscapes Art Competition

Fusion Art invites submissions for the 7th Annual Landscapes art competition for an online exhibition during the month of May 2022.

For this competition, both 2D and 3D artists, worldwide, are invited to submit their best art depicting natural scenery and the physical elements of landforms such as mountains, hills, valleys, deserts, farmland, trees, rivers, lakes, ponds, forests, wilderness, polar regions, rainforests, islands and tropical landscapes.

All artists, regardless of location or experience, are encouraged to submit their best representational and/or abstract artwork in any medium.

DEADLINE: May 1, 2022

DATES:  May 5, 2022 - June 4, 2022

AWARD INFO: Cash prizes and an invitation to Fusion Art's Annual Group Show in Santa Fe, NM in 2023 for Best in Show winners.

FEE:  $20 for 1 image / $35 for up to 5 images

WHO: International; Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture

 

12th Annual PleinAir Salon $33,000 Art Competition

The PleinAir Salon $33,000 Art Competition is a monthly online competition consisting of 19 categories. We award $33,600 each year for this competition. The Annual Grand Prize winner receives a check for $15,000 and is featured on the cover of PleinAir Magazine. We award an additional $6,500 to the annual winners and we award $1,100 to the top three winners of each monthly competition and the People’s Choice Award. Each of the 23 monthly winners will be automatically entered into the Annual Competition. The annual awards are presented live at the Plein Air Convention & Expo in May 2023.

DEADLINE: May 1, 2022

FEE: $38

AWARD INFO: $33,000 in Cash Prizes

WHO: International; Painting

 

South Carolina Watermedia Society Spring Digital Show

The South Carolina Watermedia Society opens 2022 with its Spring Digital Show, exclusively showcasing members' water media works from 2020 onward. Members can submit one piece for the $25 entry fee, and one additional piece may be entered for a nominal fee of $10.

DEADLINE: May 1, 2022

FEE: $25.00

WHO: National (U.S.) Members of South Carolina Watermedia Society; Painting (water media)

 

UnMasked: Contemporary Portraiture

The Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences Loveladies NJ, invites applications to "UnMasked", a National Juried Competition & Exhibition.

Artwork eligible for submission can include Drawing, Painting, Mixed Media, Collage, digitally created work, and 3D constructions that can be wall hung. Artwork that was created as a multiple through printmaking processes, or photography will not be considered for this exhibition.  In this exhibition we wish to remove those masks and go beyond the surface to reveal a deeper vision of the subject, thus extending the ongoing tradition of portraiture.

DEADLINE: May 2, 2022

DATES: July 16–August 14, 2022

FEE: $35.00

WHO: National; Drawing, Painting, Mixed Media, Collage, digitally created work, and 3D constructions that can be wall hung.

 

Plein Air Plus 2022

The Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences is pleased to announce the seventh "Plein Air Plus" Competition and Exhibition on Long Beach Island, New Jersey.

DEADLINE: May 2, 2022

DATES: September 17–October 30, 2022

FEE: $35.00

WHO: National (U.S.),; Plein Air Painting 

 

Solo Art Competition

Artist Space Gallery is pleased to announce its third "Solo Online Art Competition." The jury will select three winners in three categories (painting, photography, and sculpture). Through the Art Competitions, emerging artists will have the opportunity to show a range of their artworks (from 8 to 24 images) in an individual solo art exhibition lasting one full month. The jury will not consider artworks with pornographic or satanic content. Judging the artwork will be based on the following criteria: creativity, originality and quality of art, overall design, demonstration of artistic ability, and usage of medium. If not selected for the solo art exhibition your work may still be considered for inclusion in the annual group show.

DEADLINE: May 3, 2022

DATES: July 16–August 14, 2022

FEE: $58 for 10 images

WHO: International (Painting, Photography, Sculpture)

 

21st “Solo Art Series” – An Opportunity to Shine

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces its 21st “Solo Art Series” Online Art Competition. This competition will result in an award of 4 monthly solo art exhibitions. In addition, the gallery will award the next 8 juried artists to be featured in the gallery’s Artist Showcase Section.

The gallery invites online submission of all 2D and 3D art (including photography) from artists around the world for possible selection for one the Gallery’s monthly solo art exhibitions or into the gallery’s Artist Showcase.

The gallery encourages artists regardless of where they reside to submit their best abstract and/or representational art to this competition. There is No Theme for this Art Competition so any subject matter and any media are acceptable for consideration.

DEADLINE: May 5, 2022

DATES:  May 15, 2022 - September 14, 2022

AWARD INFO:  Solo Exhibitions & 8 Artist Showcases will be Awarded. Extensive worldwide publicity & promotion, 550+ press releases for winning artists.

FEE:  $24

WHO: International; Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture

 

Western Art Competition

For this art competition, 2D and 3D artists, worldwide, are encouraged to submit their best work depicting the history, people, culture, landscape and wildlife of the American West, both historical and present day.

The work can range from realism to surrealism to abstraction and all artists, regardless of location or experience, are encouraged to submit their best representational or abstract art and photography.

A three-month summer group online exhibition will be featured on the Fusion Art website starting June 21, 2022.

DEADLINE: May 5, 2022

DATES:  June 21, 2022 - September 21, 2022

FEE:   $20 for 1 image / $35 for up to 5 images

AWARD INFO: Best in Show winners will be invited to Fusion Art’s Annual Group Show in Santa Fe in 2023.

WHO: International; Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture

International Art Competition City

Contemporary Art Room Gallery is proud to announce their 4th "City" Online Art Competition for the month of May. This is an international competition and artists from around the world are welcome to submit their work. The City theme may include everything that is city-related, (cityscapes, towns, urban scenes or any metropolitan subjects). A variety of interpretations of the City theme can be submitted (representative, abstract, conceptional). All visual art mediums are acceptable (painting, photography, drawing, sculpture, digital, prints, fiber art, collage or installation art) except sound and video art. Winning artists will receive a digital award certificate. First, second and third place will be largely displayed with an article about the artist and their work. 

DEADLINE: May 5, 2022

FEE:  $15 for 2 images, $28 for 4, $58 for up to 10 images. 

WHO: International; (painting, photography, drawing, sculpture, digital, prints, fiber art, collage or installation art) except sound and video art

 

 41st Annual Michigan Fine Arts Competition

The Birmingham Bloomfield Art Center (BBAC), a nonprofit community art center serving the Detroit region, has hosted the Michigan Fine Arts Competition annually since 1982 when the Detroit Institute of Arts turned the statewide competition over to the BBAC. Every year, more than 600 artists from Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois & Wisconsin enter the competition. The MFAC is juried by artist(s) or curator(s) of distinction, who select current works of the highest quality. Cash awards support working artists, while recognizing the contributions they make to the cultural fabric of our region.

DEADLINE: May 6, 2022

AWARD INFO: First Place: $300

FEE: $40

WHO: Regional (Michigan); Fine Arts medium

 

International Photography Competition 2022

The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts has put out a call for photographers to participate in a photography competition. Winners are selected by a jury knowledgeable of art and photography. Winning submissions will be notified by June 5, 2022. The top entries will be exhibited at FMoPA from June 10 - July 17.

DEADLINE: May 9, 2022

DATES: June 10, 2022 - July 17, 2022

AWARD INFO: $1000 cash award + exhibition opportunities

FEE: $10

WHO: International; Photography 

 

Color Space: Contemporary Photography

A juried group photo show on color photography at Black Box Gallery.

DEADLINE: May 11, 2022

DATES:  June 1, 2022 - June 30, 2022

FEE:  $40.00

WHO: International; Photography 

The Captured Image

The Captured Image is an international call for all forms of photographic art. This exhibition has no overarching theme save the light which traverses the ether, and begets a photograph, "the captured image." All genres of photography, black & white, color, traditional and non-traditional, and digital post-production photographic processes are welcome for submission.

DEADLINE: May 15, 2022

DATES:  June 1, 2022 - July 1, 2022

FEE:  $20

WHO: International; Photography, Film/Video/New Media

 

OPPOSITIONS

We are now accepting submissions for our Virtual Exhibition ‘OPPOSITIONS’.

Artists from all countries are welcome to submit their works for consideration. You are welcome to submit works in any medium. (painting, photography, printmaking, video art, installation, films, sculpting, mixed media, poems, illustration, etc). The theme of the exhibition is OPEN.

Any artist from any background can submit any of their work. There is no charge to submit your application, please feel free to share your work with us. A small fee (£45) is applied per artist once they have been selected for the exhibition.

DEADLINE:  May 18, 2022

DATES:   May 22, 2022 - May 28, 2022

FEE:   £45

AWARD INFO: 1st Prize - Participation in a physical exhibition in our gallery 2nd Prize - Solo Virtual Exhibition 3rd Prize - Participation in a virtual exhibition

WHO: International; Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture

 

PAPERWORKS International Competition

Artists who use paper as their primary medium, as a substrate, or as the subject of a video. 
All entries to the Paperworks 2022 competition must be the original work of the artist.

DEADLINE:  May 22, 2022

DATES:  August 1, 2022 - August 31, 2022

FEE:  $35 for up to 6 images and 2 videos. All of which could be selected for exhibition.

AWARD INFO: 1-month online exhibit of selected works on bjspokegallery.org. Promotion on social media, ZOOM reception. Awards for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place artists.

WHO: International; Works made on paper, of paper, or about paper: cut paper, folded paper, woven paper, glued paper, drawings, paintings, pastels, printmaking, photographs, paper sculpture, 3D, bound books, collage, mixed media, video, and installation.

 

Artistonish Magazine - May 2022​

Artistonish invites you to submit your original art for publishing in the magazine's 22nd issue in May 2022.

Artistonish is an international contemporary art magazine published by Discover the Artist media holding. Each magazine issue presents significant artworks created by brilliant artists from all around the world.

Both online and print-on-demand versions of the magazine are published in full-color glossy A4 pages and will be accessible to thousands of art experts, collectors, and enthusiasts from over 100 countries. Each artwork image will be showcased separately in one full page including artwork data, artist photo and a lifetime active link associated with a QR code.

Moreover, all selected artists will receive social media promotional badges, digital certificates, readers ratings and comments, and analytic reports.

Submission is free of charge, and only a small selection fee applies to selected artists.

DEADLINE:  May 22, 2022

DATES:  May 25, 2022 - May 31, 2022

FEE: Free to Submit 

AWARD INFO: Publication in Artistonish Magazine, Life-long links, QR code, Digital Certificate, Vast Distribution Network

WHO: International; Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture

 

10th Annual 2022 “ALL Landscape” Art Competition & Exhibition

Online Art Competition to be open for entries from April 25th,2022 to May 22nd, 2022. Contemporary Art Gallery Online encourages entries from all 2D and 3D artists regardless of their experience or education in the art field. The “ALL Landscape” theme is any art which depicts the natural world, outdoor scenery, geographical environments, and related landscape subjects. Water and Sky should not exceed 1/3 of the image. An exhibition of all entrants will be held online from May 25th,2022 to June 21st, 2022. Artists should submit their best representational and non-representational art. This competition will be judged on Painting & Drawing Art, Photography & Digital Art, Mixed Media & 3-Dimensional Art. Prizes include Memberships to Contemporary Art Gallery Online, Extensive Marketing, Winner’s Certificates, Inclusion in the Annual Anthology Publication, Event Collateral and much more. Awards will be given for the top 5 to 8 works selected, (this will depend on the number of submissions). Winners will be announced on June 8th, 2022.

DEADLINE:  May 22, 2022

DATES:  May 25, 2022 - June 21, 2022

FEE:  $15 

AWARD INFO: Memberships to Contemporary Art Gallery Online, Extensive Marketing, Winner’s Certificates, Inclusion in the Annual Anthology Publication, Event Collateral and much more.

WHO: International;Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture

 

12th Annual “Animals” Online Art Competition

Light Space & Time Online Art Gallery announces an art call for the gallery’s 12th Annual “Animals” Online Juried Art Competition for the month of May 2022.

The gallery invites all 2D and 3D artists (including photography and digital arts) from around the world to make online submissions for possible inclusion in the Gallery’s June 2022 online group art exhibition. The gallery encourages entries from artists (including photography & digital arts) regardless of where they reside to apply to this competition by submitting their best abstract or representational art.

DEADLINE:  May 27, 2022

DATES:  June 1, 2022 - June 30, 2022

FEE:  $14.00

WHO: International; Painting, Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Sculpture

 

They Call Us Battered

They Call Us is a digital feminist Zine. Each edition centers around a different theme. We are currently accepting submissions for They Call Us Battered.

Domestic violence is a pandemic in and of itself. It has infected communities and cultures around the world. Mainly women are subjected to abuse and all too often fear for their lives, but when news stories come out, women are called one thing: battered. We are so much more than what abusers inflict on us. We have lessons to share, images to portray, and stories to tell.

DEADLINE: May 3, 2022

FEE: Free to apply 

WHO: International; photography, Drawing, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting

 

Shelter to Sculpture Program

Livable Buckhead is excited to announce the commencement of our Shelter to Sculpture Program. Livable Buckhead, through a sustainability-focused partnership with MARTA (Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority), is leading an effort to repurpose outdated bus shelters as large-scale, outdoor sculptures. This public art program is for the creation of a public “art walk,” that will serve to spotlight and enhance the surrounding ecology of PATH400, Buckhead’s premier multi-use trail and bolster the community’s arts scene. Materials from the donated bus shelters are in excellent condition and had minimal exposure to the elements, proving to be a great material source for this public sculpture program.

DEADLINE: May 6, 2022

AWARD INFO: up to $15,000 per Sculpture

FEE: free to apply

WHO: Regional (Georgia); Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Sculpture

 

 

Highway 25 Sculpture Project-Hollister,CA

The San Benito County Arts Council seeks California-based artists or artist teams to submit their qualifications to create and install a site-specific outdoor sculpture at the corner of Santa Ana Rd. and Highway 25 in Hollister, California. This project is part of a State Highway Beautification Project, sponsored by the California Department of Transportation and the Clean California Program

DEADLINE: May 11, 2022

AWARD INFO: up to $15,000 per Sculpture

FEE: FREE to apply 

WHO: Regional (Hollister, CA); Sculpture/Public Art

 

Art Fair Jackson Hole - August

Artists are invited to apply for the 57th annual Art Fair Jackson Hole (AFJH), held August 5-7, 2022 at the Center for the Arts in Jackson, WY. This quintessential Jackson Hole summer event features 100 professional local and national artists selling fine art and craft including ceramics, paintings, furniture, photography, and much more. The event attracts 4000+ enthusiastic locals and tourists who visit Jackson, Grand Teton, and Yellowstone National Park every summer. $40 application & jury fee. Single-corner, double-wide, and double-corner booths available. 

DEADLINE: May 13, 2022

FEE: $40

WHO: National (U.S.); fine art and craft including ceramics, paintings, furniture, photography, and much more

 

Apply to be featured in Art Seen -- from The Curator's Salon

READY TO SHOW YOUR ART?
Travel and exhibiting internationally might not be an option as we ease out of lockdown but it doesn’t mean you cannot show your art. By submitting through the form (at the button below) you will be considered for two issues: Autumn 2022 (due to be published in August) and Winter 2022 (due to be published in November). You only need to apply once through the form, for consideration for two issues of Art Seen

DEADLINE: May 16, 2022

FEE:  £33

WHO: International;  Drawing, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture

2022 Fraser Mountain Mural Festival

The 2021 Fraser Mountain Mural Festival is presented by the Town of Fraser and the Fraser Public Arts Committee (Fraser PAC). August  5-7, 2022, artists will compete for awards and recognition, by producing their best work on 8ft x 8ft primed panels.

DEADLINE: May 19, 2022

DATES: August 5 – 7, 2022

FEE: $25.00 (Entry Fee)

WHO: International;Mural, Painting 

 

DongGang International Photo Festival

We invite you to submit your work to the 20th DongGang International Photo Festival, to be held this year from July 22nd to October 9th, 2022 in Yeongwol, Korea. This year's theme; Eureka - An Emerging Revelation

Our dreams are always incomplete. It is a key that opens doors to a new future. a myriad of outside signals could even be perceived as revelations. Signaling infinite possibilities, and that will lead to various non-verbal experiences and fill the void of our lives with the memories and emotions they carry with them. Our dreams help us grasp the time, then a violent intellectual outburst surges from our uncontrolled psyches. It is a Eureka moment, a moment of fresh insights and new connections. A longing for a new connection will take us to a puzzle of unknown interconnectivity. This state of enlightenment and the feeling of joy can be reproduced indefinitely and may very well trigger someone else’s Eureka moment.

DEADLINE: May 20, 2022

DATES: July 22nd to October 9th

FEE: Free to apply 

WHO: International; Photography

 

Mural Exhibit: "Identity"

Allez! is looking for 7-14 artists (or art teams!) to create smaller mural works which exemplify the theme: "Identity". This show will have a single word “theme” to give the artists a jumping off point, but still keep the show cohesive. Artists are invited to create on smaller quarter or half panels (see our Layout options below), so that we can feature as many as 14 artists on the wall, and is a great option for artists just starting out in the mural arts. The exhibit will run the second Friday of March through the end of June 2023.

DEADLINE: May 27, 2022

DATES: March 10, 2023 - July 12, 2023

FEE: free to apply

WHO: International; Public Art, Mural

 

 

Request for Proposals: Outdoor Public Sculpture Frankfort, KY

In partnership with the City of Frankfort, Josephine Sculpture Park (JSP) is seeking to commission an original outdoor site specific public artwork that is inspired by nature native to Kentucky. The work of art will be permanently installed in the Second Street Corridor, located between historic downtown Frankfort and the Capitol. 

DEADLINE: May 30, 2022

DATES: mid-January through mid-February, 2023   

FEE: Free to apply 

WHO: Unspecified; Sculpture, Public Art 

 

Here are a couple of great sites we recommend to find even more free opportunities!

Artwork Archive | Call for Entry

Free to peruse, we feature everything from dream residencies and life-changing grants, to fun festivals, art business workshops, and competitions for some extra cash. We make it easy to search, too! Filter by opportunity type, location, event dates, eligibility, and more to find exactly what your art practice needs to flourish.

CaFÉ

While you may know this site for its wide array of calls for shows, exhibitions, and residencies, this site also boasts a collection of grants and awards. Search through the listings at no cost which covers all the need-to-know details for applying, including entry deadline, fees, location eligibility, and more.

The Art Guide

Not sure if you want to apply through a third party, Art Guide is the free artist opportunity site for you. This call for entries website allows you to apply directly to the organization offering the grant. The list is updated daily so there'll always be a great new opportunity to pursue.

ArtOpportunities.org

Formerly Artist Opportunity Monthly, all you need to do is sign up with your email and they send you thoroughly screened opportunities every month, including grants. AOM prides itself on ensuring each opportunity is worthwhile. A more comprehensive monthly list is offered at $5 a year.

ArtDeadline.com

Another site you may have heard of is ArtDeadline.com. According to their website, it is “the largest and most respected source for artists seeking income and exhibition opportunities.” The site may cost you a subscription fee of $20 a year to view the majority of its opportunities, but you can still browse many grants listed for free on their homepage and the @ArtDeadline Twitter account.

Curator Space

CuratorSpace is a project management toolkit for curators, organizers, galleries, and artists. It is designed to take the hassle out of managing exhibitions, competitions, fairs, and a whole lot more. Plus, they are a great site for finding art opportunities worldwide!

Re-title.com

Re-title is a service for professional contemporary artists searching for opportunities, such as competitions, exhibitions, residencies, etc. A site for international contemporary art, this is another great site to find opportunities around the world! There’s even a map you can click on to search opportunities regionally and world clocks at the top of their site so you can submit applications on time!

Resartis.org

Res Artist is a Worldwide Network of Arts Residencies from around the globe. The network comprises more than 700 vetted members in over 85 countries. They aim to support and connect residencies, engage and advocate the importance of residencies in today’s society by providing artists with resources and upcoming residency information. 

Art Rabbit 

Art Rabbit compiles a selection of international open calls and opportunities for contemporary art-related competitions, prizes, exhibitions, awards, proposals, and grants for artists, writers, and curators. They publish a selection of open calls from a pool of submissions and editorial research. Only open calls believed to offer meaningful benefits to applicants at different stages of their careers are published.

Creative Capital 

Creative Capital is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization whose mission is to fund artists in the creation of groundbreaking new work in the visual arts, performing arts, literature, film, technology, and multidisciplinary practices, including socially-engaged work in all forms. Our pioneering model of grantmaking also provides thousands of artists with scaffolding and infrastructure support via professional development programs, networking opportunities, and educational resources.

Art Show 

Artshow.com attracts thousands of artists and art enthusiasts each day. They advertise worldwide juried shows, exhibitions, and competitions across any and all mediums. Artshow.com has been recognized in "Must-See Web Sites for Artists" by The Artist's Magazine and has received favorable mention in several other art publications, including American Artist, Southwest Art, Watercolor Magic, and The Pastel Journal, as well as The Wall Street Journal.

 

Ready to apply?

Applications can be extensive. After all, organizations need to ensure their funding will be in good hands. 

Be prepared to present yourself in the best light by having your information and images in an organized manner—and avoiding the last-minute stress of scrambling to find files.

Art inventory software like Artwork Archive can help you get ready to apply for grants and opportunities without the hassle. 

With Artwork Archive, you can manage jury-ready photos of your work and their inventory details, as well as generate professional documents like portfolio pages and inventory reports. If asked for a list of past exhibitions and competitions to validate your professional status, you can see your complete show history with the click of a button. Just think of the time you’ll save not having to remember or dig up all of this information!

You can even add application deadlines to the “My Schedule” feature and receive email reminders before it’s time to submit so you never miss out on these opportunities.