Artist Opportunity Listings

Call for Entries

Superfine! DC is 80% full, and with only 11 artist placements and 6 gallery booths remaining, the time to apply is now. Visit for applications.


Lake West Hartford

West Hartford, CT

Deadline: August 24

This exhibit is open to all artists whose work portrays or exemplifies A Sense of Place through images portraying the nature of land, sea or sky. Work must have been created during the last 2 calendar years and not previously exhibited in a WHAL juried show. Learn more

4th Annual National Juried Exhibition

Oxford, PA

Deadline: August 24

Artists work from across the country will be showcased October 19—November 8, 2018. Approximately $2100 in cash prizes will be awarded by the juror as well as People’s Choice Award selected by visiting patrons. Learn more.


Open Call for Artists: Art in the Park

Pelham, NY

Deadline: August 25

The Pelham Art Center is seeking proposals for temporary public solo and group exhibitions / installations to be installed in our 2,300sq.ft. open court yard. We are looking for work that can be sited for three months, activates the entire courtyard while considering the scale, architecture and use of the courtyard. We strongly encourage site-specific proposals. Proposals will be selected by our Gallery Advisory Committee on the basis of creativity, interactivity, structural integrity and sustainability. Learn more


West Windsor Arts Council Artisan Market Call For Artists

West Windsor, NJ

Deadline: August 26

The West Windsor Arts Council is seeking Artisans to sell their innovative handcrafted items at the two-day Artisan Market and Opening Reception for the Off the Wall Art Show. The Artisan Market is a respected venue for showcasing the work of talented artisans and attracts visitors from the greater Princeton area. Show dates will be November 17, 10am to 6pm, and November 18, 11am to 5pm. Submitted work must be original and handcrafted by artist. Submit work by August 26th. A $15 fee is required at time of submission for artist to be considered. For more information, visit or call 609-716-1931. Learn more.


Aesthetica Art Prize

York, UK

Deadline: August 31

Hosted by the art and culture publication Aesthetica Magazine, the internationally renowned Aesthetica Art Prize is a platform for artists to showcase their work to wider audiences and further their involvement in the industry. The Prize offers a £5,000 ($6500 USD) cash prize, group exhibition at York Art Gallery in the UK, editorial coverage and publication within the inspiring Future Now: 100 Contemporary Artists Anthology. Learn more.


A Show Of Heads

Hudson, NY

Deadline: August 31

SlowArt Productions presents the annual group thematic exhibition, A Show of Heads. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery from October 18 - November 10, 2018. Open to all artists working in any media, this exhibition will include all interpretations and portrayals of the human head, from the traditional to the abstract and conceptual. All visions of the head, including partial and multiple heads, will be reviewed and considered. Learn more.


29th Annual Cranberry Festival

Bordentown City, NJ

Deadline: August 31

The Downtown Bordentown Association is proud to sponsor the 29th Annual Cranberry Festival; one of the largest juried arts and crafts festivals in New Jersey, which annually draws over 40,000 visitors to historic Bordentown City. Learn More.


Greenwich-Westchester International Art Fair 2018

Purchase, NY

Deadline: August 31

The Greenwich/Westchester ArtFair presents a curated selection of up to 50 of the world's most respected art galleries in the epicenter of the highly-affluent Gold Coast -- Greenwich, Connecticut and Westchester County, NY -- where many of the most prominent and wealthiest art collectors and curators call home.  The artists selected by the panel of renowned jurists will have their work displayed for sale at the ArtFair.  In addition, they will receive a complimentary invite to the prestigious VIP event commemorating their works at the Performing Arts Center of Purchase College on the evening of October 13. Learn More


2018 Annual Jury Exhibition

Newport, PA

Deadline: August 31

Annual exhibition sponsored by Perry County Council of the Arts, a non-profit arts organization. Open to all artists in a variety of visual media. Cash prizes awarded. Learn more


New Rochelle Art Association 103rd Annual Exhibition

New Rochelle, NY

Deadline: August 31

Open to all artist 18 years and older. Artist may submit up to 2 entries. All 2D work must be suitably framed, minimum 1.5” gallery wrapped canvas acceptable, wired (sawtooth hooks will not be accepted at delivery) and ready to hang. All work must be finished and completely dried. Size of 2D work must not exceed 36” x 48” inclusive of outside edge of frame. Triptychs (all three parts) should keep within the size parameter requirement. All sculpture must be firmly attached to a base. Crafts may not exceed 18” in height due to display case size limitations. All work must be hand delivered and unpacked, and cannot exceed 100 pounds. Learn more.


Center for Creative Works: Allies in Art 

Philadelphia, PA

Deadline: August 31

Allies in Art is a program designed to create inclusive experiences for the artists of Center for Creative Works in the larger Philadelphia arts community.  Through AiA, we invite local artists to develop projects intended to engage our artists in a generative creative process that allows all parties involved to develop new work.  Unlike a typical teaching artist residency, we seek to foster alliances between artists – local, practicing professional artists and artists in the IDD community working out of the studio at CCW – so that lasting creative bonds might be formed during the project. Through engagement of new methodologies, materials, and techniques, AiA seeks to create new opportunities for our artists in their own creative community. Learn More


National Portrait Gallery’s Fifth Triennial Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition

Washington, DC

Deadline: September 3 

Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition Selected Artworks Will Be Exhibited in Major Exhibition Tour The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery has opened its call for entries to the fifth triennial Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition. Learn More.


FJORD Gallery

Philadelphia, PA

Deadline: September 4

FJORD Gallery in Philadelphia is pleased to announce an open call for a 2018 Juried Exhibition curated by FJORD members. All Media is accepted. Learn more.


"Hidden Nature" Outdoor Photo Exhibit

Philadelphia, PA

Deadline: September 5

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church is proud to invite you to enter our juried photography show, “Hidden Nature: Finding Beauty in the Streets of Philadelphia,” in our outdoor gallery along the 300 block of Pine Street. Selected work will be enlarged to 24” x 24” in size, printed on a durable material, and mounted to a brick wall, viewable to pedestrian and vehicular traffic. For this open-air photography exhibit, we are seeking artwork that shows the surprising fragility, resilience, and marvel of nature here among us in the City of Philadelphia. Photographs should inspire passersby to imagine how we might live differently, or tread more lightly, upon our beautiful blue-green planet. Learn more 


Strokes of Genius

Annapolis, MD

Deadline: September 6

Maryland Federation of Art (MFA) invites all artists residing in the United States, Puerto Rico, Canada and Mexico to enter its 7th annual all-painting competition. All original 2-D work created through any painting media (inc. oil, pastel, acrylic, watercolor, encaustic, etc.) and following entry guidelines, will be considered. The selected works will be on exhibit at MFA’s Circle Gallery from November 2 through November 26. Learn more


Seasonal Art Installations

Alexandria, VA

Deadline: September 7

The Torpedo Factory Art Center (TFAC), presently managed by the City of Alexandria Office of the Arts, invites artists and artist teams (Artists) residing in Virginia, Maryland, and the District of Columbia, to submit proposals for the Torpedo Factory Art Center’s temporary art installations to activate the building’s main spaces during the fall. Learn More



Baltimore, MD

Deadline: September 7

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Alexandria, VA

Deadline: September 9

Target Gallery invites artists working in all visual media to submit to RITUALISMS, a group exhibition that explores how rituals are an intrinsic part of the human experience. Whether it be through personal rituals, such as daily habits or quirks, or through a larger cultural context, such as religious or cultural ceremonies, the work in this exhibition will address the universality of rituals and how they foster connection or isolation. Learn more


Call to Artists - Public Art Project at Doral. FL

Doral, FL

Deadline: September 15

South Florida, Inc. (BHSF) in collaboration with The Doral Contemporary Art Museum (DORCAM) hereby submits a RFQ from professional artists and/or artist teams to create landmark artworks for a new development in the City of Doral. Learn more


WTP Hamptons Fine Art Competition

Philadelphia, PA

Deadline: September 15

Win a one-week creative retreat in the legendary Hamptons, NY, destination for artists from around the world; home to the Pollack-Krasner House, Parrish Art Museum, contemporary art galleries; accommodations for two in spacious residence, within walking distance to train, ocean beach and town. Open to film, digital, Polaroid, photo collage, any photographic form. Can include mixed media, as long as the origin of the work is photographic. Learn more


2018 International Juried Exhibition

Bedminster, NJ

Deadline: September 16

The Center for Contemporary Art’s annual International Juried Exhibition celebrates contemporary art by both established and emerging artists. The exhibition is open to artists age 18 and older and is juried by Midori Yoshimoto, Ph.D. The exhibition will consist of two- and three-dimensional work in all media. Learn more


Mixed Media International Juried Art Exhibition

Brooklyn, NY

Deadline: September 17

This is an open call to artists for an exhibition at Site:Brooklyn Gallery. Mixed media is a term used to describe artworks composed from a combination of different media or materials. This exhibition will reflect the ambitious, innovative and contemporary in mixed media today. Learn more.


2018 Hooked on Art Festival

Chesterton, IN

Deadline: September 22

We are seeking artists to create, sell or show their talent in the 7th annual Hooked on Art Festival. Held in downtown Chesterton on Saturday, Sept. 22, artists can enter as a live street artist, vendor, or compete in the Chalk Art Competition. Learn More


DVAA Call for Artwork: Artist, Reader, Writer

Philadelphia, PA 

Deadline: September 22

Artist, Reader, Writer will be a show focused on the pairing of visual art and works of literature. Each artist will submit one visual artwork of their own creation and one short text to be paired with and displayed alongside it. The primary criteria of this accompanying text is that it cannot be written by you or in any way be a description of your artwork. Learn more.


The Cup, The Mug 2018

Clifton Springs, NY

Deadline: September 24

Main Street Arts is now accepting submissions to our 3rd annual The Cup, The Mug exhibition.This national juried exhibition is open to all U.S. artists working in ceramics, glass, wood, or metal. Submissions must be cups, mugs, or other drinking vessels. Learn more


2018 National Juried Photography Exhibit

Frederick, MD

Deadline: September 24 

The Delaplaine Arts Center announces the 2018 National Juried Photography Exhibit. All photographs, black & white, color, non-silver, computer-manipulated, digital, or pinhole are eligible. Size limitation: 48” in any one direction. Learn More


The Transformations Exhibit

Doylestown, PA

Deadline: September 26

The very successful TRANSFORMATIONS Exhibition is returning for its third year to the Pennsylvania Center for Photography in Doylestown, Pa.  This unique, juried exhibition pays tribute to the vision and skills of photographers who freely express their creativity by whatever means they choose. Learn More



Camden, NJ

Deadline: September 29

An annual one day conference for women that celebrates, educates and gives a platform to creative entrepreneurs, DIYers, and makers of all levels of experience. Learn more.


11:11-Depth of Perception

Boston, MA

Deadline: September 30

Fountain Street Gallery presents an international call for works that explore the concept of taking notice. Have you ever looked at the clock and noticed the time to be exactly 11:11? For many people it represents a single moment in time that encourages reflection and to focus one’s attention on the present. It can be viewed as the link between human and spirit; darkness and light; scarcity and abundance. Learn more


Materials Hard + Soft International Contemporary Craft Competition

Denton, TX

Deadline: September 30

Greater Denton Arts Council presents the 32nd annual Materials Hard + Soft International Contemporary Craft Competition and Exhibition. The call is open to craft artists who have created works in the past 2 years (2016-2018) in the following media: clay, fiber, glass, metal, paper, wood, or any combination of craft media. All work must be ready for installation and are restricted to a weight limit of no more than 75 pounds. This event takes place in Denton, Texas and artists are NOT required to travel. Learn More


Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club 122nd Annual Exhibition

New York, NY

Deadline: October 1

Women Artists: Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club seeks entries for 122nd Annual Open Juried Exhibition at National Arts Club, NYC, January 8 – 25, 2019. Learn More


Fall For Art

Millerton, NY

Deadline: October 1

Fall for Art is an art festival located in Millerton, NY on October 6, 2018, 12-8pm. Learn more


Prince Street Gallery 11th Annual Gallery Exhibition  

New York, NY

Deadline: October 5 

Every year The Prince Street Gallery Annual Juried Competition is open to all applicants working in two-dimensional media. Past jurors have included prominent artists such as Philip Pearlstein, Irving Sandler, Yvonne Jacquette, Robert Berlind, Susanna Coffey, William Bailey, Lois Dodd, Graham Nickson, Stuart Shils and Robert Birmelin. Prince Street Gallery is pleased to present this year’s juried competition. Learn More


The American Artists Professional League 90th Grand National Exhibition

New York, NY

Deadline: October 6

The American Artists Professional League is hosting the 90th annual Grand National Exhibition at the prestigious Salmangundi Club located in Greenwich Village, in the heart of Manhattan. Over $18,000 in awards will be up for grabs at this historic event. Learn More


Blue Mountain Gallery Winter 2019 Exhibition 

New York, NY

Deadline: October 15

Blue Mountain Gallery, located in the heart of New York City’s Chelsea District, invites emerging, mid-career and established artists to submit work for its 7th Biannual Juried Exhibition. The juror is ELISA JENSEN, prominent American painter and a painting instructor at the New York Studio School. Learn More


Field News | August 2018

Deadline to apply: Monday, November 5

Common Field is excited to announce our open call for proposals for the 2019 Philadelphia Convening. Common Field invites proposals from arts organizers and organizations in the form of Conversations, Dialogues, Panels, Projects/Tours, Reports from the Field, and Workshops. All current Network members are eligible to apply. Learn more about joining online. Scholarships to join the Network are available. Learn more


The Hopper Prize

Deadline: November 13

The Hopper Prize is a grant-making institution and digital platform offering a series of individual artist grants totaling $5,000.00 USD administered through an open call art competition juried by leading contemporary curators. Learn more



Santa Barbara, CA

Deadline: September 1

The Art and Psyche Working Group in collaboration with Pacifica Graduate Institute will offer a four-day conference along with an exhibition of C.G. Jung’s Red Book and Black Books at the Museum of Art, Design & Architecture, University of California, Santa Barbara. Artists of all kinds, including poets, painters, sculptors, writers, actors, architects, dancers, and musicians, along with psychologists, psychoanalysts, psychotherapists, expressive arts therapists, dance therapists, and anyone interested in depth psychology, are invited to submit proposals that revolve around “The Illuminated Imagination” as the center that connects us. With inspiration from this over-arching theme, we invite you to follow creative threads as they lead into expressions and modalities of your choice. Learn more.


Keystone Property Group: Exhibition Opportunity

Berywn, PA

Deadline: Rolling

Keystone Property Group, a real estate investment company, is a looking for artists to display their work for a period 6 months in one of our premier office locations. This is a great opportunity for an artist to show his or her work in a prominent location with the chance to have his or her work sold. We are looking for colorful, modern pieces to fill the rotunda of one of our office buildings. If you are interested in this opportunity or would like more information, please contact Ashley Millwood at (610) 227-1062 or by email at [email protected].



Philadelphia, PA

Deadline: Rolling

Vox Populi is now accepting proposals for performance work to take place in our lobby area during select First Friday receptions. Proposals may take a multitude of forms: experimental music or dance, workshops, discussions, performance art or alternative temporary exhibitions. Vox Populi is interested in artists, curators, and performers who work in experimental media or employ alternative methodologies in their work, and invites applicants to take advantage of the open ended nature of this call. Please outline the planned work accurately but succinctly and include images, video or audio files if necessary. Considered on an as-needed basis and may not receive a timely response. Please wait one year before reapplying with the same work. Performers will receive a $100 honorarium for their work. Email submissions and any questions to [email protected] with the subject line “First Friday Performance” No phone calls please!


OPEN SUBMISSIONS the Woven Tale Press Internet Magazine

East Setauket, NY

Deadline: Rolling

The Woven Tale Press is a monthly online literary and fine arts magazine.  The Press mission is to grow traffic to noteworthy artists and writers on the Web; we link contributors works directly back to their websites or blogs.  The Press welcomes submissions of painting, mixed media, crafts (including fiber), sculpture, photography, printmaking, and experimental.  We pride ourselves on being electric. Learn More.


Residencies, Fellowships, & Grants


Aesthetica Art Prize

York, UK

Deadline: August 31

The Aesthetica Art Prize is now open for entries, presenting an opportunity for emerging and established artists to further their involvement in the art world. The award is an internationally renowned prize presented by Aesthetica Magazine and judged by industry experts.

There are two categories for entry; the Emerging Prize, which is open to current students and artists who have graduated within the last two years, and the Main Prize, open to all. Artists can submit work to one of four categories; Photographic & Digital Art; Three-Dimensional Design & Sculpture; Painting, Drawing & Mixed Media and Video; and Installation & Performance. Prizes include; £5,000 for the Main Prize winner, £1,000 for the Emerging Prize winner,group exhibition hosted by Aesthetica, Editorial coverage, Publication in the Future Now annual, art supplies and books supplied by Prize sponsors. Learn more.


Arc3409 Artist Studio Residency

Arlington, VA

Deadline: September 7

The Artist Residency Program provides below-market work space for artists in the local Virginia and Washington, DC metro area. The program provides an opportunity for collaboration between artists and their community. This includes, but is not limited to, exhibition space, retail space, performance space, educational programs, and other ways to contribute to the cultural vibrancy of Arlington, VA. Learn more


The Bennett Prize

Pittsburgh, PA

Deadline: September 28

The Bennett Prize is a stipend/grant-in-aid program established by American art collectors Steven Alan Bennett and Dr. Elaine Melotti Schmidt, to support the fine art practice of a woman painter working in figurative realism. The Bennett Prize, administered by The Pittsburgh Foundation, is awarded biennially, and provides $25,000 annually over two consecutive years to the winning artist. Ten (10) finalists will each receive $1,000 to participate in a traveling exhibition organized by the Muskegon Museum of Art (MMA) in Michigan, and the winner will be showcased in a solo exhibition at the close of her grant. Learn more.


RAIR 2019 Residencies

Philadelphia, PA

Deadline: October 31

Since its inception, Recycled Artist in Residency’s Residency Program has established itself as a unique opportunity for emerging, mid-career, and established artists to work at the intersection of art, industry, and sustainability. Thanks to a generous grant from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts we are excited to offer stipends to all residents in 2019! Each resident will receive an honorarium of $600 and financial assistance will be provided for travel and housing. Learn More


Art Jobs

Photo Part Time Assistant/Intern Needed
Philadelphia PA
Deadline: Rolling

  1. Philadelphia Photographer Laurence Salzmann is looking for a part-time Assistant/Intern to help with:
  • Promoting his photography
  • Putting his photo archive in better order
  • Managing his social media acounts - Facebook, Balance
  • Marketing of his books
  • Printing, (if familiar with digital printing
  • Framing and matt cutting
Useful skill sets for prospective applicants include:
  • Photoshop and light room and bridge
  • Filmmaker Pro
  • Excel
  • Writing skills
  • Communication skills
  • Framing and matt cutting
Work location is photographer's studio near 36th & Lancaster. Time needed will vary; minimum requirement of 8-12 hours weekly. Compensation dependent on skill sets. For inquiries, please send an email to [email protected] with CV, list of the skillset, and anything else pertinent to the opportunity.
Studio Space

Ongoing Studio Opportunity: The Studios @ 2202 Alter (also known as octo studio) South Philadelphia, just below Washington Ave. Studio sizes range from 200-1200 sf and are spread over 3 floors Complete with hardwood floors, 10ft cielings, 6ft windows. Equipped with T-8 lighting, radiator heat and acess to shared washroom with utility sink and toilet. Close to public transportation (Septa Route 7 & 64 buses). On-street parking available. For more info please contact River Algiers: (215) 893-8812 or at [email protected]. Learn more 

Mary Murphy is subletting her studio at Herman St. Studios from October 1- December 31/ Its 500 sq ft., of which roughly 400 will be available. The reaminng space is open, has exce;;ent ligjy and is in a great building.
Anyone interested can text, call or email her: 


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The Center for Emerging Visual Artists
237 S. 18th Street Suite 3A
Philadelphia 19103