Each year the Artwork Archive team goes on a mission to find the best art opportunities, grants, and calls-for-entry for the upcoming year.

Below you will find a list of the top artist residencies, international open calls, artist grants, exhibition opportunities and art competitions that we believe will benefit artists in 2024!

Remember, you can now save the important deadlines for your favorite opportunities right in your Artwork Archive account.

When you find a call that interests you, simply click ‘Add to Schedule' and the call's deadline will be automatically added to your Schedule. You'll also receive weekly reminders to keep you on top of your game.

We will be updating this list throughout the year, so make sure to bookmark the page, check back often, and let us know if there is an opportunity that should be listed!

Are you in the US and looking for the best opportunities in your region?
You can find Artwork Archive’s guides to the artist opportunities in your region using the guides below:

Western United States Guide

Midwestern United States Guide

Southwestern United States Guide

Southeastern United States Guide

Northeastern United States Guide


Guide to the Best Artist Opportunities in 2024

February 23, 2024 1 day left

Call for Art-HERE & NOW
Exhibition

  • Organization: Art Fluent
  • Submission Deadline: February 23, 2024
  • Entry Fee: 35.00
  • Award Info: All accepted artists will have their series displayed in our online gallery at www.art-fluent.com and will receive a cash prize of $250 each.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Online Only: Yes
Description

February 26, 2024 4 days left

The Paths We Cross: Perspectives from the Korean Diaspora
Exhibition

  • Submission Deadline: February 26, 2024
  • Event Dates: May 3, 2024 - June 27, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $35.00
  • Award Info: Cash awards
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Photography, Drawing, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting
  • Location: Hilo, Hawaii
Description
Eligibility Info

open to artists of Korean heritage, age 18 years and older, and of any nationality.

Ongoing

2025 Exhibition Proposals
Exhibition

2025 Exhibition Proposals
  • Organization: Marshall University School of Art & Design
  • Submission Deadline: Ongoing
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Huntington, West Virginia 25701, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

This call for proposal is open to national and international artists at all career levels.

February 26, 2024 4 days left

Soul Searching
Exhibition

Soul Searching
  • Organization: Studio Three Four Seven
  • Submission Deadline: February 26, 2024
  • Event Dates: March 7, 2024 - March 28, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $30
  • Eligibility: Regional
  • Categories: Photography
  • Location: San Pedro, CA 90731, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Los Angeles and Orange County Artists

February 29, 2024 7 days left

Powderhorn Art Fair
Exhibition

  • Submission Deadline: February 29, 2024
  • Event Dates: August 3, 2024 - August 4, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $25.00
  • Award Info: Selected by jury to participate in the Art Fair. First, Second, Third Place, Honorable Mention, and Spirit of Powderhorn recipients will be invited back with the jury and booth fees waived. Twenty invitational award winners will be invited back with the jury fee waived but must pay a booth fee.
  • Eligibility: Regional
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
Description

February 29, 2024 7 days left

The Homiens Art Prize
Exhibition

  • Submission Deadline: February 29, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $20
  • Award Info: $4000 USD Prize pool
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to artists of all ages, nationalities, abilities and stages of career.

February 29, 2024 7 days left

Modern Day Monet
Exhibition

  • Submission Deadline: February 29, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $20
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Farmington, Connecticut
Description
Eligibility Info

Open internationally to all artists

February 29, 2024 7 days left

All Things Considered- 2024
Exhibition

  • Submission Deadline: February 29, 2024
  • Event Dates: April 4, 2024 - April 26, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $31
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Laguna Beach , California
Description
Eligibility Info

Open internationally to all artists

February 29, 2024 7 days left

INTERPLAY – Collage Artists of America Annual Members Juried Virtual Show
Exhibition

INTERPLAY – Collage Artists of America Annual Members Juried Virtual Show
  • Organization: Collage Artists of America
  • Submission Deadline: February 29, 2024
  • Event Dates: April 1, 2024 - May 31, 2024
  • Entry Fee: Must be a member to enter. Please join on our website!
  • Award Info: Awards: Total $1000 - First ($400); Second ($300); Third ($200); Carolann Watterson Award ($100); Four Honorary Mentions.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline
  • Online Only: Yes
Description
Eligibility Info

If you are not already a member, you may join Collage Artists of America for $55 to qualify at any time before submission. Visit https://collageartists.org/Member-Application

March 1, 2024 8 days left

Showcase your art on a cinema screen in New York!
Exhibition

Showcase your art on a cinema screen in New York!
  • Organization: ArtSpace Innovations
  • Submission Deadline: March 1, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $60
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
Description

March 1, 2024 8 days left

Jubilee: Online Exhibit and Artist Feature Publication
Exhibition

Jubilee: Online Exhibit and Artist Feature Publication
  • Organization: Aedra Fine Arts
  • Submission Deadline: March 1, 2024
  • Event Dates: March 1, 2024 - April 15, 2024
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Online Only: Yes
Description
Eligibility Info

Open internationally to all artists

March 4, 2024 11 days left

Open Call: Big Short Films 2024
Exhibition

  • Submission Deadline: March 4, 2024
  • Event Dates: June 14, 2024
  • Award Info: Five films will receive funding ranging from 5,000 to 15,000 euros. The selected short films will go into production to find their way to the big screen and encounter their domestic and international audiences at festivals around the world.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Film/Video/New Media
  • Location: Athens, Greece
Description
Eligibility Info

For the second year, Onassis Culture invites Greek and international filmmakers and producers based in Greece to submit their proposals. Five short films will be funded to go into production.

March 8, 2024 15 days left

Superfine San Francisco Spring 2024
Exhibition

Superfine San Francisco Spring 2024
  • Submission Deadline: March 8, 2024
  • Event Dates: March 21, 2024 - March 24, 2024
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: San Francisco, California 94123, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Open internationally to all artists

March 10, 2024 17 days left

Call for Art: Person Place Thing
Exhibition

Call for Art: Person Place Thing
  • Organization: Dayton Society of Artists
  • Submission Deadline: March 10, 2024
  • Event Dates: April 5, 2024 - May 18, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $15 per piece up to 3 pieces
  • Award Info: $600 in Awards
  • Eligibility: National
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Dayton, OH 45403, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all U.S. artists.

March 10, 2024 17 days left

POP! Art with Mass Appeal open call by Annmarie Sculpture Garden and Arts Center
Exhibition

  • Submission Deadline: March 10, 2024
  • Event Dates: May 3, 2024 - September 22, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $25
  • Award Info: This exhibition will be open to the public in the Kay Daugherty Gallery of Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, from May 3, 2024, to September 22, 2024.
  • Eligibility: National
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Solomons, MD, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all u.s. based artists.

March 14, 2024 21 days left

Broken Lines - Online Exhibit & Artist Feature Publication
Exhibition

Broken Lines - Online Exhibit & Artist Feature Publication
  • Organization: Aedra Fine Arts
  • Submission Deadline: March 14, 2024
  • Award Info: Artist Feature Publication
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
Description
Eligibility Info

Open internationally to all artists

March 15, 2024 22 days left

Art on Loop: Paris Exhibition
Exhibition

  • Submission Deadline: March 15, 2024
  • Event Dates: April 5, 2024 - April 7, 2024
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Paris, France
Description
Eligibility Info

Open internationally to all artists

March 15, 2024 22 days left

Call For Photography: The Surreal
Exhibition

Call For Photography: The Surreal
  • Organization: The Chateau Gallery (TCG)
  • Submission Deadline: March 15, 2024
  • Event Dates: April 1, 2024 - May 1, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $20
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Photography
  • Online Only: Yes
Description
Eligibility Info

International open call for photographers ages 18 and older.

March 15, 2024 22 days left

The Body Revolts / The Body Aligns
Exhibition

The Body Revolts / The Body Aligns
  • Organization: The Starving Artist
  • Submission Deadline: March 15, 2024
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Online Only: Yes
Description
Eligibility Info

All queer-identifying individuals are welcome to apply

March 15, 2024 22 days left

2024 Art of Possibilities Art Show & Sale
Exhibition

  • Submission Deadline: March 15, 2024
  • Event Dates: May 23, 2024 - June 21, 2024
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Minneapolis, Minnesota
Description
Eligibility Info

Open internationally to all artists

March 16, 2024 23 days left

Arte Natura
Exhibition

  • Submission Deadline: March 16, 2024
  • Event Dates: May 9, 2024 - June 1, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $35.00
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Hudson, New York
Description

March 17, 2024 24 days left

Tri-State Arts Association Biennial Exhibition 2024
Exhibition

  • Submission Deadline: March 17, 2024
  • Event Dates: March 30, 2024 - July 14, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $40 for nonmembers, $30 for members of TSAA.
  • Award Info: $1,200 in awards
  • Eligibility: Regional
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Huntington, WV
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to artists residing in WV, Kentucky, or Ohio

March 20, 2024 27 days left

Drawing Madness
Exhibition

  • Submission Deadline: March 20, 2024
  • Event Dates: April 1, 2024 - May 31, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $25
  • Award Info: online exhibition
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Online Only: Yes
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all artists.

March 23, 2024 30 days left

"12 Houses" - a zodiac themed group art show
Exhibition

  • Submission Deadline: March 23, 2024
  • Event Dates: April 5, 2024 - April 30, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $20
  • Categories: Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture, Craft/Traditional Arts
  • Location: Lakewood, Colorado
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all U.S.-based artists

March 25, 2024 32 days left

Voices of the Midwest
Exhibition

  • Submission Deadline: March 25, 2024
  • Event Dates: May 9, 2024 - June 20, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $35.00
  • Award Info: $800 in prizes will be awarded
  • Eligibility: Regional
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: St. Charles, Illinois
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all Midwest artists (Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin)

March 25, 2024 32 days left

Visions of Nature
Exhibition

Visions of Nature
  • Organization: Site:Brooklyn
  • Submission Deadline: March 25, 2024
  • Event Dates: April 25, 2024 - May 25, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $26.00
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Brooklyn, New York
  • Online Only: Yes
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all artists.

March 29, 2024 36 days left

Call for Art - FACE TO FACE
Exhibition

Call for Art - FACE TO FACE
  • Organization: Art Fluent
  • Submission Deadline: March 29, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $25 first entry/$10 for each additional entry
  • Award Info: All accepted pieces will be displayed in our online gallery at www.art-fluent.com Best of Show: $750 Two Director’s Choice awards: $250 each
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Online Only: Yes
Description
Eligibility Info

This call is open to artists worldwide

March 30, 2024 37 days left

2024 - Botanical Art & Illustration
Exhibition

  • Submission Deadline: March 30, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $35.00
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Laguna Beach , California
Description
Eligibility Info

Open internationally to all mediums

March 31, 2024 38 days left

In Hand- A Juried Cup Show
Exhibition

In Hand- A Juried Cup Show
  • Organization: The Art School at Old Church
  • Submission Deadline: March 31, 2024
  • Event Dates: May 10, 2024 - June 14, 2024
  • Entry Fee: 35
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts
  • Location: Demarest, New Jersey
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to international artists with ceramic interpretations of a “Cup, mug, shot glass, yunomi, tumbler, stein, etc.

April 8, 2024 46 days left

*FREE* International Call for Art - 6x6
Exhibition

*FREE* International Call for Art - 6x6
  • Organization: Rochester Contemporary Art Center
  • Submission Deadline: April 8, 2024
  • Event Dates: June 1, 2024 - July 21, 2024
  • Award Info: none
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: Rochester, New York
Description
Eligibility Info

Open internationally to all artists

April 15, 2024 53 days left

Nature's Canvas
Exhibition

  • Submission Deadline: April 15, 2024
  • Event Dates: May 1, 2024 - July 1, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $6 for 3 Images
  • Award Info: Awards: 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place. The 1st Place winner will be prominently featured on our home page for the duration of the exhibition.
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Online Only: Yes
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all artists.

April 21, 2024 59 days left

Finest Art Showcase San Diego
Exhibition

Finest Art Showcase San Diego
  • Organization: Art Scene West
  • Submission Deadline: April 21, 2024
  • Event Dates: June 1, 2024 - August 31, 2024
  • Entry Fee: 35$
  • Award Info: Certificate of Distinction
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Photography, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Location: San Diego, California
Description
Eligibility Info

Open internationally to all mediums except Film/Video/New Media

May 3, 2024 71 days left

Call for Art - /ˈabˌstrak(t)/
Exhibition

Call for Art - /ˈabˌstrak(t)/
  • Organization: Art Fluent
  • Submission Deadline: May 3, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $25 first entry/$10 for each additional entry
  • Award Info: All accepted pieces will be displayed in our online gallery at www.art-fluent.com Best of Show: $750 Two Director’s Choice awards: $250 each
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Photography, Drawing, Film/Video/New Media, Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting, Sculpture
  • Online Only: Yes
Description
Eligibility Info

Open internationally to all artists

May 6, 2024 74 days left

SDWS 44th International Exhibition
Exhibition

SDWS 44th International Exhibition
  • Organization: San Diego Watercolor Society
  • Submission Deadline: May 6, 2024
  • Event Dates: September 29, 2024 - October 31, 2024
  • Entry Fee: Members $45 non-Members $55
  • Award Info: $20,000 in Cash and Merchandise, $5,000 First Prize
  • Eligibility: International
  • Categories: Mixed-Media/Multi-Discipline, Painting
  • Location: San Diego, California, United States
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to all artists 18 years and older. Watercolor, acrylic and gouache mediums on paper, synthetic paper, wrapped canvas, or cradled wood panel are eligible.

May 13, 2024 81 days left

Sculpture at the Kavanagh - St. Charles, IL
Exhibition

  • Submission Deadline: May 13, 2024
  • Event Dates: June 27, 2024 - August 7, 2024
  • Entry Fee: $35.00
  • Eligibility: Regional
  • Categories: Craft/Traditional Arts, Sculpture
  • Location: Fox River Valley, Illinois
Description
Eligibility Info

Open to any 3-D work in any sculpture or craft medium to artists in these states: llinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin. ​

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