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There are endless opportunities for artists. The trouble is finding the right one for you.

That's where Artwork Archive comes in—not only do we provide you with our monthly resource list (we find the best art opportunities so you don’t have to sweat it), we help you stay organized to make applying a breeze.

TIP: You can now find opportunities on Artwork Archive’s new Calls for Entry page! Filter by opportunity type, location, event dates, eligibility, and more to find exactly what your art practice needs to flourish.

And this month is no exception for amazing artist opportunities. June is bursting at the seams with possibilities—competitions, residencies, grants, art business workshops, you name it!—for all different nationalities and in all types of media.

Ready for your next big opportunity? Check out our June guide for artists:
 

“Below the Surface” Juried Exhibition

What: What lies below the surface? Is it visible or hidden, more than just a cursory glance? This exhibit will explore ways that artists are interpreting the physical layering of material versus the metaphorical strata of meaning. Show us how—from the simplest drawing to the most complex sculpture—art has the power to invoke something more than what meets the eye.

Who: U.S. resident artists at least 18 years old

Application Deadline: June 1

Exhibition Dates: July 5 - July 29, 2018

Opening Reception: July 7, 5-8 PM

Location: Brooklyn, NY

Fee: $40 for 1 - 3 works, $5 for each additional work up to 6 works total

Fine Print: Failure to follow the submission instructions may result in the nullification of your entry. The gallery will take 30% commission on any work sold. Learn more here.


 

Alaska Watercolor Society 44th Annual Juried Exhibition

What: An annual juried watercolor exhibition sponsored by The Alaska Watercolor Society, a not-for-profit organization to help promote the knowledge and understanding of professional watercolor painting in Alaska.

Who: All artists 18 years and older living in the United States

Application Deadline: June 1

Exhibition Dates: August 3 – August 30, 2018

Opening Reception: August 3, 5-8 PM

Location: Anchorage, AK

Fee: $30

Fine Print: Paintings must be primarily aqua media (watercolor, acrylic, casein, gouache, egg tempera, water-based ink, and water-soluble crayon or pencil) over any flat, two-dimensional surface, matted and framed under clear acrylic or glass. Learn more here.


 

2018 Shapes of Influence Biennial Ceramics Exhibition

What: A juried exhibition to showcase the best in contemporary ceramics hosted by Springfield Arts Association.

Who: Ceramic artists

Application Deadline: June 1

Exhibition Dates: August 3 - September 1, 2018

Opening Reception: August 3, 5:30-7:30 PM

Location: Springfield, IL

Fee: $25 for up to 6 images, $15 for SAA members

Fine Print: Works need not be for sale. Cash prizes ($500, $300 and $200) will be awarded. Learn more here.


 

RiverArtes III: A Showcase of Public Art

What: RiverArtes III is a revolving biennial exhibition of public art by sculptors of international, national and regional prominence designed to celebrate the vitality of Owensboro, Kentucky.

Who: Sculptors worldwide

Application Deadline: June 1

Exhibition Dates: July 28 - October 21, 2018

Location: Owensboro, KY

Fine Print: Selections for installations will be made by June 18, and lease agreements signed with artists. Two-year lease periods will begin when installations are finalized. Each artist selected for the two-year exhibition will receive $2500 per year for lease of each sculpture. Learn more here.


 

House of Wax: Juried Encaustic Competition

What: Northville Art House is pleased to announce an open juried call for encaustic, hot wax and/or cold wax artwork.

Who: Artists, 18 and over, working in encaustic, hot wax, and/or cold wax

Application Deadline: June 1

Exhibition Dates: August 3 – 25, 2018

Opening Reception: August 3, 6-9 PM

Location: Northville, MI

Fee: $35 for non-members, $25 for Northville Art House members for up to 3 works

Fine Print: The maximum size of all artwork is 44” in any direction, including the width of the frame for 2D work. Learn more here.

 

Brand 46 Annual National Juried Exhibition of Works on Paper

What: A juried exhibition, presented by The Brand Library & Art Center, of any artwork on or of paper, including collages, drawings, paintings, photography, prints, and 3-dimensional works. Paper must be a visible component of the artwork.

Who: Artists residing in the United States

Application Deadline: June 1

Exhibition Dates: September 8 - October 26, 2018

Opening Reception: September 8

Location: Glendale, CA

Fee: $30, plus $15 each additional entry up to 3 entries

Fine Print: Before uploading images of artwork to their CaFE profile, artists should review the media preparation instructions provided on the CaFE website. Learn more here.
 

Open Call for Emerging Artists

What: BERLIN BLUE art gallery - located in the heart of Berlin - are looking for 3-5 distinct artistic positions to present in a 3-weeks long exhibition at their gallery.

Who: Emerging artists of any age and nationality

Application Deadline: June 1

Exhibition Dates: July 2018

Opening Reception: July 20, 6-9pm

Location: Berlin, Germany

Fee: 30 € (25 £ UK) via Paypal

Fine Print: To apply please send one PDF containing 5 works, including titles, mediums, sizes and year of creation, plus a CV and artist statement (300 words max). Learn more here.


 

Open Spaces Contemporary Art Residency

What: Open Spaces is a residency program based in a former school building in the Swiss Alpine village of Feutersoey, nestled high up in a remote valley. The Open Spaces Program includes studio space at no cost and accommodation at no cost.

Who: Professional artists who are not yet established and who have at least 5 years of practice, based in cities and are looking for an experience in the countryside.

Application Deadline: June 1

Residency Dates: September 1 - November 30, 2018

Location: Feutersoey, Switzerland

Fine Print: All other costs, such as travel, travel insurance, visas, food, materials and so on are not included and must be covered by the artist. Learn more here.


Artadia Chicago Award

What: A $10,000 award for a selected artist in Chicago. Awards are based on merit. The award money can be used however the artist sees fit.

Who: All visual artists living and working in the current award city of Chicago

Application Deadline: June 1

Location: Chicago, IL

Fine Print: Artadia has active awards programs in the following cities: Atlanta, Chicago, Houston, Los Angeles, New York and the San Francisco Bay Area. Awards are granted in participating cities on a rotating basis, so stay tuned for upcoming award cities. Learn more here.


 

Art & Social Practice Residency 2018-2019

What: Resident artists participate in a 9-month residency where each artist is assigned to a public library where they teach, mentor youth, and create new work in the library’s community room.

Who: Socially-minded artists

Application Deadline: June 1

Residency Dates: September 2018 - June 2019

Location: Pittsburgh, NYC, Miami, and Detroit

Fine Print: The artists teach the students three classes per week using a curriculum of their design. 3 hours are allocated to teaching and 10-15 hours may be spent making artwork per week. ProjectArt maintains a 15:1 resident student ratio with 15 students enrolled in each one-hour class so each resident is responsible for a total of 45 youth per library. Learn more here.


 

NPAF Dry Tortugas National Park September 2019 Residency with $2000 Stipend

What: National Parks Arts Foundation is offering a residency for two at Dry Tortugas National Park, a beautiful, remote Florida islet complete with it’s own lighthouse. The residency includes a $2000 stipend.

Who: All visual artists

Application Deadline: June 1

Exhibition Dates: September  - September 29, 2019

Location: Dry Tortugas National Park, Loggerhead Key, Florida

Fee: $110

Fine Print: Due to the intense, isolated nature of this residency, they are only accepting joint applications; either artist couples or two artists who are willing to tolerate each other for the duration. Learn more here.


 

Plates, Platters and Nothing Else Matters 2018- National Juried Competition

What: The Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences is hosting a national juried competition of ceramic works.

Who: Ceramic artists 18 years and older, residing in the USA

Application Deadline: June 1

Exhibition Dates: July 27 - August 12, 2018

Location: Loveladies, NJ

Fee: $35 for up to 3 entries

Fine Print: Work must be for sale and must be available for the duration of the exhibition. No substitution of accepted work. Learn more here.


 

RedLine Artist-In-Residence 2018 Call for Entry

What: RedLine, a nonprofit contemporary art center that fosters education and engagement between artists and communities, is offering two-year residencies for 15-18 emerging, contemporary artists. In addition to mentorship, career development, and exposure, artists receive fully subsidized studio spaces, which provides financial flexibility and frees artists to explore and experiment without commercial constraints.

Who: Emerging, contemporary artists

Application Deadline: June 1

Residency Dates: September 7, 2018 - January 18, 2019

Location: Denver, CO

Fee: $35

Fine Print: Artists are responsible for outfitting their studio with the necessary tools to produce their works. Housing during the two years is also the responsibility of the artist. Learn more here.
 

Stand Out Prints 2018: International Juried Print Exhibition

What: An exhibition that will fill Highpoint's 1,000+ square feet of gallery space with select impressions of contemporary printmaking.

Who: Printmakers 18 years of age or older

Application Deadline: June 1

Exhibition Dates: September 7 - October 6, 2018

Opening Reception: September 7, 6:30-9 PM

Location: Minneapolis, MN

Fee: $30

Fine Print: While non-traditional or digital output is accepted as a print element, submissions must utilize some form of traditional print media (Lithography, Relief, Intaglio, Screen Printing, Monotype, Collograph). Learn more here.


 

Field Projects Open Call Summer 2018

What: Field Projects wants emerging and mid-career artists to submit their work for consideration in our June-July 2018 events. The Field Projects Panel (4-5 curators) will be considering the submissions for future solo exhibitions, group exhibitions, 2 person exhibitions, art fairs, pop-up shows, off-site exhibitions and studio visit programs.

Who: Artists worldwide working in all media

Application Deadline: June 2

Event Dates: June 28 - July 28, 2018

Location: New York, NY

Fee: $35

Fine Print: To apply, upload your Artist Statement, CV, and up to 5 images of your work. Learn more here.


 

Axis Gallery 13th National Juried Exhibition

What: A juried exhibition hosted by Axis Gallery, an artist-run space that has been in operation for over 30 years.

Who: Artists residing in the U.S., working in any medium

Application Deadline: June 3

Exhibition Dates: August 3 - 26, 2018

Opening Reception: August 11

Location: Sacramento, CA

Fee: $35 for 3 images/videos, $10 for each additional entry (up to 6 entries)

Fine Print: Prepare your submission files according to the CaFÉ guidelines. Work will be insured at Axis Gallery but not in transit. Learn more here.


 

Indoor Mural Commission for The Kroger Co.

What: On behalf of The Kroger Company, the Houston Arts Alliance seeks a local artist to create a large-scale indoor mural displayed within a Kroger store. The objective is to create a space that encourages community gathering and celebrates the spirit of the neighborhood.

Who: All artists in the Greater Houston area. Priority is given to artists with a connection to the community in which the store resides.

Application Deadline: June 3

Location: Sugar Land, TX

Fine Print: Three (3) finalists will be chosen to submit a mural proposal based on an assessment of their work examples and their connection to the community. All finalists will receive a $300 stipend for submitting a proposal. Payment to the selected Artist is $9,000. Learn more here.


 

21st International Open

What: A juried exhibition hosted for female artists by Woman Made Gallery. All themes, styles, and media will be considered. Artwork that explores or challenges conceptual and material boundaries is encouraged.

Who: Female artists worldwide

Application Deadline: June 3

Exhibition Dates: August 17 – September 8, 2018

Location: Chicago, IL

Fee: $30 for up to 3 images of work

Fine Print: A limited number of artists who experience financial hardship may be exempt from paying the entry fee. Learn more here.

 

Onishi Project’s Summer Group Show III

What: A group exhibition presented by Onishi Project, art management division through Onishi Gallery since 2012 that collaborates with cultural, educational and governmental organizations and art curators and critics around the globe to successfully execute group exhibitions with international emerging artists.

Who: All artists worldwide

Application Deadline: June 4

Exhibition Dates: July 9 – July 20, 2018

Location: New York, NY

Fine Print: Space is limited. Up to eight artists accepted per group show. On the online application, you’ll need to include high-resolution jpegs of at least 3 images of your work, including title, medium, size and year, a link to your website if applicable as well as an artist’s resume/CV. More info here.


 

9th Annual Nature & Wildlife Exhibit

What: The 9th Annual Nature & Wildlife Exhibit explores nature in all of its beautiful forms, from plants and landscapes to the diversity of species inhabiting the oceans and great outdoors.

Who: U.S. residents 18 years and older

Application Deadline: June 4

Exhibition Dates: TBD

Location: St. Augustine, FL

Fee: $45

Fine Print: Works that reference hunting or taxidermy will be disqualified. Human imagery should not be present, except on the rare occasion where it enhances the nature story. Learn more here.


 

“Through My Eyes” Art Competition

What: A juried art competition presented by ALA Gallery by the Lake

Who: All adult artists residing in the United States. Any two-dimensional work on paper or canvas in digital, printmaking, oil, watercolor, acrylic, pastel, pen/ink or charcoal.

Application Deadline: June 4

Exhibition Dates: July 10 - September 22, 2018

Opening Reception: July 22, 2-4:30 PM

Location: Lake Charles, LA

Fee: $25 for 3 entries

Fine Print: Accepted works must be received by July 1. Return of artwork begins September 24. Learn more here.


 

Figures and Faces 2018

What: For this month's group exhibition, Las Laguna Gallery is seeking works that focus on the human face or figure. We are looking for pieces that examine the human face and figure and convey the emotions and experiences of being human. Works submitted may be representational or abstract in nature.

Who: All local, national, and international artists, professional and amateur

Application Deadline: June 5

Exhibition Dates: July 5 - July 27, 2018

Location: Laguna Beach, CA

Fee: $35

Fine Print: There are no restrictions on content, style, medium or context, but your entries should fit this theme, either traditionally or digitally, in some way. The gallery will retain 35% of sales. Learn more here.

 

Art Prize 10

What: ArtPrize is an open, independently organized international art competition and is one of the most attended public art competitions in the world. Art is exhibited throughout downtown Grand Rapids—museums, bars, public parks, restaurants, hotels, etc. Artists and venues register for the competition then find each other through an online connections process in late spring.

Who: Artists working in any medium, from anywhere in the world

Application Deadline: June 7

Connections Period: April 25 - June 28, 2018

Exhibition Dates: September 19 - October 7, 2018

Location: Grand Rapids, MI

Fee: $50

Fine Print: During the Connections Period, use artprize.org to find registered venues you like. If one agrees to host your entry, you’ll sign a hosting agreement. Learn more here.


 

Camera Work: Landscape and Architecture

What: A juried group show for landscape and architecture photography presented by Black Box Gallery.

Who: Landscape and architecture photographers

Application Deadline: June 7

Exhibition Dates: July 1 - 20, 2018

Opening Reception: July 6, 6-8 PM

Location: Portland, OR

Fine Print: Black Box will provide free printing, matting and framing for all of their exhibitions. Learn more here.

 

Charlotte Douglas International Airport, NC Seeks Public Art

What: Multiple site-specific and permanent artworks are being commissioned for the Terminal Lobby Expansion project at Charlotte Douglas International Airport.

Who: All visual artists

Application Deadline: June 8

Location: Charlotte, North Carolina

Fine Print: Refer to the individual project descriptions below for a more complete understanding of the various TLE art project areas, objectives and associated budgets. Learn more here.


 

Small Works Summer 2018 Exhibition

What: A juried exhibition for women artists creating small works, hosted by the National Association of Women Artists.

Who: U.S. women artists, 18 years of age and older

Application Deadline: June 8

Exhibition Dates: July 11 - August 8, 2018

Opening Reception: July 19, 5-7PM

Location: New York, NY

Fee: $50 for non-members, $45 for member (up to 2 images)

Fine Print: Maximum work size is 15″x 15″ x 5″ for 2D and wall sculpture. Regular Sculpture should be same size but maximum weight is 35 lbs. Learn more here.


 

Fresh! Summer 2018 “Order and Chaos: the World of the Enlightenment?”

What: Artists have always played a role in voicing how the world is seen; they are critics dissecting the concepts aesthetics, ideals of beauty, rationalism, tolerance and liberty. This year is FRESH! Summer show by JanKossen Contemporary invites artists to reinterpret the realities around us.

Who: Artists working in any genre and medium

Application Deadline: June 9

Exhibition Dates:  July 19 – August 11, 2018

Location: New York, NY

Fee: $40 for 3 images, $5 for each additional image up to 5 images

Fine Print: A hanging fee of $185-$500 depending on wall allocation is applicable upon acceptance. Learn more here.


 

“Juxtaposed” Juried Exhibition

What: Target Gallery invites artists working in all visual media to submit to Juxtaposed, a group exhibition focusing on the contradictory or conflicting. Whether it be through the use of mixed media or the themes represented, the work itself should be at odds with two or more juxtaposing concepts.

Who: Artists worldwide

Application Deadline: June 10

Exhibition Dates: September 8 - October 21, 2018

Opening Reception: September 21, 7-9 PM

Location: Alexandria, VA

Fee: $35 for 3 pieces

Fine Print: Work should be less than 15 feet overall (height, width, & length) with no one dimension measuring 7 feet. Learn more here.

2018 Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (September) Summer Residency with $2000 Stipend

What: National Parks Arts Foundation is now offering four summer residencies inspired by Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park and the paradise island of Hawai'i. This is a unique dramatic environment for all media to flourish and to inspire new breakthroughs in process and result. This NPAF residency includes a $2000 stipend, a large house as accommodation, studio space, a manta ray swim experience, and more.

Who: All visual artists

Application Deadline: June 1

Residency Dates: September 4 - September 28, 2018

Location: The Big Island, Hawaii

Fee: $55 application fee for individuals, $110 for couples, or $150 for an art collective

Fine Print: Artists will be staying in a large spacious house within 30 mins of the park and close to nearby beaches. Occupants are responsible for daily cleaning and final cleaning. Pets and smoking are not allowed. Learn more here.

Cutting Edge: Nontraditional Glass Exhibition

What: A juried exhibition accepting all forms and methods of hot or cold glass, including blown, cast, cut, lampworked, laminated, cold fused, sculpted, and slumped, hosted by Arts Benecia.

Who: Glass artists

Application Deadline: June 10

Exhibition Dates: July 21 - August 26, 2018

Location: Benicia, CA

Fee: $45 for up to 3 works

Fine Print: Mixed media object-based work must be no less than 60% glass. Learn more here.

 

Portable Purchase: Photographs and Works on Paper

What: 4Culture seeks to purchase original, unframed two-dimensional artworks, specifically photographs and works on paper (drawings, paintings, prints, mixed media, etc.), for the King County Public Art Collection.

Who: Professional studio artists residing in the United States working in original, high-quality photographs and works on paper

Application Deadline: June 11

Delivery, Framing and Accession: August and September 2018

Location: Seattle, WA

Fine Print: Artworks that contain graphic depictions of violence, sexually explicit imagery or nudity, and religious references are extremely difficult to display and will not be accepted. Submitted work may not be over 48 inches in height or width, under 14 inches in height or width, or more than 3 inches deep (unframed). Learn more here.

 

City of Seattle: Fremont Ship Canal Public Art Project

What: The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, in partnership with Seattle Public Utilities will commission one artist/artist team to design, fabricate and install a two-part integrated, outdoor sculptural artwork.

Who: Public artists residing in the United States

Application Deadline: June 12

Location: Seattle, WA

Fine Print: The selected artist will receive a commission of $163,488 (plus Washington State Sales/Use Tax of $16,512.00) equaling $180,000.00 to design, fabricate and install the artwork. The total project budget is all inclusive of travel expenses, taxes and other project costs. Learn more here.


 

Banff Artist in Residence Late Fall 2018

What: The Banff Artist in Residence in Visual + Digital Arts provides time and space for artists, curators, and arts professionals to create, research, experiment, and cultivate new directions in their work. In addition to a private studio space and shared facility use, artists are surrounded by a community of artistic peers and have the opportunity to attend inspiring talks and performances by world-renowned visiting artists, all within Banff Centre’s spectacular mountain setting.

Who: Visual artists, curators, researchers, and other arts professionals

Application Deadline: June 13

Residency Dates: September 5 - December 7, 2018

Location: Banff, Canada

Fee: Program fee starting at $1900 with financial aid, up to over $5000

Fine Print: Financial Aid up to 100% is available to cover tuition (meal plans and accommodations are not eligible). Learn more here.


 

Small Works: 41st Harper College National Juried Exhibition

What: Small Works is a national juried show of artwork no more than 24” in its largest dimension (including frame). The show features a wide array of media, ranging from photography and prints to painting and sculpture.

Who: All artists age 18 and over living in the United States

Application Deadline: June 15

Exhibition Dates: August 27 - September 27, 2018

Location: Palatine, IL

Fee: $35 for 3 entries

Fine Print: Only work created within the last three years is eligible. Learn more here.


 

CRUSH WALLS 2018 Open Call for Colorado Artist Participation

What: CRUSH WALLS has grown to become Colorado’s largest urban art event. Showcasing local and international talent, it has been bringing art out of the galleries and into the streets from its very inception, reaching a pinnacle of 80+ public art murals last year.

Who: Colorado resident artists working in all media

Application Deadline: June 15

Exhibition Dates: September 3 - September 9, 2018

Location: Denver, CO

Fine Print: You may apply as an individual artist, or as a group of artists. You must be a Colorado resident or partnered with a Colorado resident artist, to apply. Learn more here.


 

City of Odessa - Community Art Gallery Exhibition

What: The City of Odessa and Odessa Arts are collaborating to select artwork by local artists to be displayed in the Community Art Gallery, located on the fifth floor of City Hall in Odessa.

Who: All residents of Odessa and Ector County

Application Deadline: June 15

Exhibition Dates: August 1, 2018 - July 31, 2019

Location: Odessa, TX

Fine Print: Artwork must be appropriate for public display in a government building and comply with the Community Gallery Guidelines adopted by City Council. Learn more here.

 

27th Annual International Society of Experimental Artists

What: The International Society of Experimental Artists (ISEA) wants to give ALL mediums a venue to have work shown in an annual juried exhibition within the United States or abroad.

Who: All artists, 18 years and older

Application Deadline: June 15

Exhibition Dates: September 7 - October 28, 2018

Location: Newport, OR

Fee: $55 for non-members, $30 for ISEA members

Fine Print: Artists may enter one or two pieces, in all media (excluding video), and work must have been completed in the past three years. Learn more here.

 

10x10x10xTieton Small Works Exhibition

What: This international small works exhibition invites artists to submit works 10 inches by 10 inches by 10 inches or smaller.

Who: Artists around the globe, working in any media

Application Deadline: June 15

Exhibition Dates: August 12 – October 7, 2018

Opening Reception: August 11, 12-4 PM

Location: Tieton, WA

Fee: $30 for 2 submissions. $10 for each additional artwork.

Fine Print: Works must be original and made within the previous three years. No piece may be larger than 10 inches x 10 inches x 10 inches, including frame or case. Learn more here.

 

31st National Juried Exhibition

What: The South Cobb Arts Alliance (SCAA) is hosting an exhibition with the theme of “Sanctuary”. Sanctuary can mean many things to different people. In this exhibition they intend to explore the meaning and perception of Sanctuary to the individual artist, either in the literal sense or from a deeper, more metaphorical perspective.

Who: Open to all residents of the USA, age 18 or older

Application Deadline: June 15

Exhibition Dates: August 6 - September 19, 2018

Opening Reception: August 11, 5-7 PM

Location: Austell, GA

Fee: $35 for up to 3 works

Fine Print: Online entry is required for this exhibition. We are unable to accept postal service or hand-delivered entry forms or images. Learn more here.

 

Core New Art Space: Black & White

What: This exhibition seeks to show art that has cast away the color system and focuses on the visual power of black and white; reflecting the innovative and contemporary in painting, photography, drawing, printmaking, mixed media and sculpture.

Who: All artists

Application Deadline: June 15

Exhibition Dates: July 12 – July 29, 2018

Opening Reception: July 13, 6-9 PM

Location: Denver, CO

Fee: $35

Fine Print: Judging the work will rely on overall impact, content, composition and mastery of techniques. Attention to creativity and craftsmanship is a very important part of this as well. When entering please list all the media used in the description field for your images. Consider weight and the fragility of your media if you are mailing your entry. Learn more here.

 

Southern Miss Ceramics National, 2018

What: A juried exhibition of ceramic sculpture, ceramic vessel forms, and installation work hosted by the University of Southern Mississippi Museum of Art and Department of Art and Design.

Who: Ceramic artists from across the United States, 18 years and older

Application Deadline: June 15

Exhibition Dates: October 12 - November 2, 2018

Opening Reception: October (TBA)

Location: Hattiesburg, MS

Fee: $35 for up to 3 entries

Fine Print: Mixed media works are eligible only if ceramic/clay is the primary medium. Learn more here.

 

Public Art Commission for Fulton Industrial Community Improvement District

What: The Fulton Industrial Community Improvement District (CID) is seeking proposals from artists or artist teams for the commission of a site-specific outdoor sculpture.

Who: All professional artists 18 years of age and older

Application Deadline: June 18

Installation: August 2018

Location: Atlanta, GA

Fine Print: The project budget is $10,000, and is inclusive of all costs, such as transportation to and from the site, installation/de-installation, site restoration and artist fees. Artists will be asked to develop a line itemized budget as part of the proposal submission. Learn more here.


 

Fulton County Arts & Culture Public Art Program - Fine Art Acquisition Program-2018 Call for Artists

What: FCAC seeks to acquire existing unframed artworks and freestanding sculptures by professional Georgia-based artists that will be displayed in Atlanta-Fulton Public Library branches.

Who: Georgia-based visual artists over 18 years of age

Application Deadline: June 18

Location: Atlanta, GA

Fine Print: They are looking for unframed 2-D artworks and small 3-D works priced up to $5,000 that are suitable for framing and that can be displayed on the wall. A small number of free-standing sculptures priced up to $10,000 will also be purchased. Learn more here.

 

2018 California Open Juried Exhibition

What: A national juried exhibition hosted by TAG Gallery celebrating contemporary and modern art, including Computer Art, Drawing, Mixed Media, Painting, Printmaking, Photography, Sculpture, and Video work.

Who: Artists 18 years and older

Application Deadline: June 23

Exhibition Dates: August 8 – 25, 2018

Opening Reception: August 11, 5-8 PM

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Fee: $50 for 3 entries, $10 for each additional entry

Fine Print: All work must be available for sale. There is a 50% commission to TAG Gallery on sales during the exhibition and 30 days subsequent to the close of the exhibition. TAG Gallery will also keep the work on the website for 6 months after the exhibition closes. Learn more here.

 

Land of the Free: American Landscapes

What: A group show centered around the celebration of America's beautiful landscapes, hosted by the Vanessa Lacy Gallery.

Who: U.S. artists

Application Deadline: June 24

Exhibition Dates: July 13 - August 4, 2018

Opening Reception: July 13, 5-9 PM

Location: Kansas City, MO

Fee: $15

Fine Print: Accepted artists may bring their work to the Vanessa Lacy Gallery no earlier than July 6, and no later than July 10 during business hours. Artists may also ship work to the Vanessa Lacy Gallery to arrive before July 10. Learn more here.

 

WHO. ARE. YOU? (Re)Presentation and Challenge

What: A juried group show where entrants are invited to question how they wish to represent themselves. Realistically? Symbolically? With — or obliquely through — intimate or talismanic objects? Conspicuously by absence?

Who: All artists at least 18 years old

Application Deadline: June 24

Exhibition Dates: July 17 – August 4, 2018

Opening Reception: July 19, 5:30-8:30 PM

Location: New York, NY

Fee: $45 for 1 – 3 works. $5 for each additional work, up to 5 works total.

Fine Print: First prize is a solo exhibition in September at Atlantic Gallery in New York City’s Chelsea Art District. Learn more here.

 

Real People 2018

What: A juried exhibition looking for work that depicts the human form or face in some manner that is recognizable.

Who: Artists 18 years and older

Application Deadline: June 24

Exhibition Dates: August 16 - September 29, 2018

Opening Reception: August 25, 7-9 PM

Location: Woodstock, IL

Fee: $40 for up to 3 images

Fine Print: Prints are allowed only if this is common practice for the media, such as photography, lithography, block-printing, bronze casting, etc. Learn more here.

 

ROAR! Your Voice. Your Story. Our Truth.

What: A juried exhibition hosted by the Columbia City Gallery. Artists in all media (2D, 3D and video) are encouraged to submit artwork completed within the past three years that reflects the theme.

Who: All artists

Application Deadline: June 24

Exhibition Dates: August 15 - September 23, 2018

Opening Reception: August 18, 5-7 PM

Location: Seattle, WA

Fee: $25 for 3 pieces

Fine Print: If you cannot deliver your artwork, shipping costs are your responsibility. A pre-printed shipping label for return shipment must be included. Learn more here.

 

ArtSpan Artist Workshop: Art Pricing Techniques with Joshua Coffy

What: Join ArtSpan Artist Joshua Coffy for an insightful workshop about pricing your artwork. We'll explore various techniques for pricing and discuss the pros and cons for each. Attendees are welcome to share success stories and join the collective art-pricing brainstorm.

Who: All artists

Event Date: June 26, 6:30-8 PM

Location: San Francisco, CA

Cost: Free

Fine Print: Register on Eventbrite. Learn more here.

 

Meed2: New Abstraction

What: A juried photography exhibition that looks at the materiality of film by exploring the nature of experimental photography. Photography whether manipulated by hand, by computer, or physically exchanged, the image combines a function—an act of representation—with a use and history that constructs how that image communicates.

Who: Photographers of all levels

Application Deadline: June 26

Exhibition Dates: July 2018

Opening Reception: July 20, 2018

Location: Chicago, IL

Fee: $45 for 5 images

Fine Print: The winner of Gallery19 Meed2 will receive a solo show at Gallery19 for the month of August, 2019.  The winner will also have a one-year contract with Gallery19, which includes exposure on the gallery’s website, ongoing multi-media, promotion, including social media, participation in gallery programming (openings, events, artist talks, etc.), and direct sales efforts. Learn more here.

 

Navasota Artist in Residency Fall 2018

What: An residency that gives artists the opportunity to live and work in the historic Horlock Home in Navasota, Texas, which includes living and studio space for each of the three participating artists as well as a retail gallery space. The term of each residency is roughly six months.

Who: All artists

Application Deadline: June 28

Residency Dates: August 16, 2018 - February 10, 2019

Location: Navasota, TX

Fee: $20

Fine Print: The City of Navasota will provide amenities including internet, cable, electricity, retail space and live/work space free of charge to selected artists with the purpose of providing artists the opportunity to create and sell their work. Each artist will also receive a one-time $600 stipend at the beginning of the residency to assist with groceries, fuel, and supply purchases. Learn more here.

 

West of Center: Juried All-Media Exhibition

What: This is an open juried call for one-of-a-kind, compelling works of art presented in new, experimental, inventive and/or unexpected ways.

Who: Artists, 18 and over

Application Deadline: June 29

Exhibition Dates: September 7 – 29, 2018

Opening Reception: August 3, 6-9 PM

Location: Northville, MI

Fee: $35 for non-members, $25 for members

Fine Print: Artwork must be in excellent condition, ready for secure installation, and properly labeled before delivery. Learn more here.

 

Lanesboro Arts’ Artist Residency

What: Lanesboro Arts invites emerging artists to apply to the place-based Lanesboro Artist Residency Program, generously supported by the Jerome Foundation.

Who: Emerging artists of any discipline. Artists must be residents of Minnesota or one of the five boroughs of New York City to be eligible to apply.

Application Deadline: June 29

Residency Dates: 2 or 4 week residencies can be scheduled any time in 2019 except for May, June, or July. Residencies scheduled in April or August are preferred.

Location: Lanesboro, MN

Fine Print: Lanesboro Arts’ goal is to allow artist access to local resources needed for conceptualizing place-based work. Lanesboro Arts recognizes “place-based work” as work that is specifically inspired by and designed for the place in which the work takes place; it can be a new project or an interpretation of the artist’s current work tailored to engage the community of Lanesboro. Learn more here.

Tokyo-Based Artist Residency

What: Youkobo Art Space, a privately managed and operated art institution, are accepting applications for the Artists-in-Residence (AIR) program. Residencies will be calculated in one-month periods and must be a minimum of one month, up to a maximum of 12 months.

Who: Artists worldwide

Application Deadline: June 30

Residency Dates: February 1, 2019 - March 31, 2020

Location: Tokyo, Japan

Fee: 130,000-170,000 yen, plus cost of 30,000 yen/month for utilities

Fine Print: All artists accepted onto the residency program will be expected to confirm the dates of their residency, sign a contract, and pay a deposit of 40,000 yen within one month of their selection. The cost of using the facilities, travel and living expenses, and materials expenses are solely the responsibility of the artist. Youkobo cannot offer any form of financial support. Learn more here.


 

Call for Public Art on STEAM

What: The University of West Florida invites artists to submit proposals to be considered for the commission of permanent sculptures to be installed on the campus.

Who: All professional artists or teams of artists

Application Deadline: June 30

Installation: April 30, 2019

Location: Pensacola, FL

Fine Print: It is anticipated that individual awards will range from $75,000 to $100,000. Materials and designs need to be durable enough to last through potentially severe and hazardous weather, including tropical activity and high winds and withstand harsh conditions over a long course of time without extensive maintenance. Learn more here.
 

International Exhibition Art Resilience

What: An international exhibition featuring paintings, gouaches, and drawings at the Saint-Frajou Art Museum.

Who: All artists working in the designated media

Application Deadline: June 30

Exhibition Dates: August 4 - 20, 2018

Location: Saint-Frajou, France

Fee: $60 euros for 2 works, 30 euros for 1 work, plus 40 euros for the return of the works

Fine Print: 1st place award is 200 euros, 2nd place award is 150 euros. Learn more here.

 

Art Elevated

What: A panel of esteemed arts jurors will select 90 artists’ works to be replicated on banners hung on lampposts throughout the world-famous Garment District in the heart of midtown Manhattan.

Who: Artists around the world

Application Deadline: June 30

Event Dates: September 3 - October 30, 2018

Location: New York, NY

Fee: $15 for one submission

Fine Print: In addition, a First, Second, and Third prize selections will be awarded $1500, $1000, and $500. The two-month exhibition is expected to be viewed 21 million times by people around the world. Learn more here.

 

A Sense of Place, 2018

What: The Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art is pleased to announce the 2018 juried fine art competition, Sense of Place. This thirty-eighth annual event seeks to recognize the outstanding quality and diversity of work being generated by contemporary American artists.

Who: U.S. artists 18 and older

Application Deadline: June 30

Exhibition Dates: September 7 – October 12, 2018

Opening Reception: September 7, 6-8 PM

Location: Augusta, GA

Fee: $37 for up to 3 entries

Fine Print: Entries in the following media will be accepted: painting, drawing, mixed media, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, and photography. Film and video pieces are ineligible. Learn more here.

 

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