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Conroe Art League 2nd Invitational Show (2017)



Fee: $25.00

Event Dates: 2/1/2017 – 2/24/2017

Entry Deadline: 1/2/17

You are invited to enter the second Conroe Art League Invitational. It will be juried by acclaimed artist, Cynthia K. Reid. This national call is for artists of original 2D and 3D artwork. Entry closes Tuesday, January 2, 2017 at midnight Mountain Time.

Selected works will be on exhibit throughout the month of February 2017. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top four selected artworks. Certificates of merit will be given to 3 works.

Exhibit Dates: Wednesday, February 1,2017 thru Friday, February 24, 2017

Deadline to apply: Tuesday, January 2, 2017 at midnight Mountain Time Zone

Women & Their Work 2017-2018 Solo Exhibition Series. Austin Texas



Fee: $25.00

Entry Deadline: 12/16/16

Women & Their Work seeks artists who create inventive, high-caliber contemporary art that breaks new ground or proposes innovative approaches to form and content. Selections are based on an evaluation of the work; we look for a strong, consistent aesthetic vision. We encourage artists to create new work for exhibition. The work in the application should demonstrate that you are capable in vision and scope of creating a powerful solo exhibition that commands the 1,700 square foot gallery. Women artists residing in Texas who have not had a solo exhibition at Women & Their Work within the past five years are eligible. Recently created work in all media will be considered.

Southern Futurism



Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Fee: $25.00

Entry Deadline: 1/6/17

Like the Futurists of the early 20th century, we live in a world immersed in technology, urban trappings, speed, information, connectivity and change. Viewing it through a southern lens, tinted by tradition, can result in modern dissonance. For many, the narrative of the American South, will be informed and confined by its history, but how is its future to be portrayed? This exhibition seeks,  in the broadest sense possible, to showcase contemporary artists’ depictions of the schism and reconciliation of what might be called the New Southern Futurism.

Shifting Landscapes


Albuquerque, New Mexico

Fee: $40.00

Entry Deadline: 1/4/17

Members of the Surface Design association are invited to submit work for the 3rd International Juried Members’ exhibition, Shifting Landscapes. The exhibition will be held in partnership with form & concept gallery at their location in Santa Fe, NM from February 24 2017 – May 20, 2017 . The exhibition includes awards. Entries may be submitted online October 24, 2016 – January 4, 2017.

RFQ – Public Art Project at East Library Branch, Norman, OK


Call Type: Public Art

Eligibility: Unspecified

City: Norman, Oklahoma


Entry Deadline: 12/16/16

Norman Arts Council on behalf of The City of Norman and Norman Forward Percent for Art, for Norman Public Library East, is seeking an artist (or team of artists) to create a significant work of art for the new Norman Public Library East to be located at 3001 East Alameda Street, Norman, Oklahoma.

Art City Austin Festival 2017  – Austin, Texas

DEADLINE: 12/4/2016

Jury Fee: $40.00

Event Dates: 3/31/2017 – 4/2/2017

Art City Austin is located in downtown Austin, Texas at the Palmer Event Center grounds and under the shaded canopy. 2017 marks the 67th year of this event, but just the second at this extraordinary new venue that received rave reviews from guests and artists alike. Art City Austin is unique in its pairing of an art festival with a boutique gallery art fair all as a single art experience. Approximately 125 artists will exhibit outdoors and under the canopy and 25 galleries will exhibit inside the Palmer Event Center (separate application process for indoor booths, there is a limited opportunity inside for self-represented artists.)

King William Fair 2017 (San Antonio, TX)

DEADLINE: 12/15/2016

Jury Fee: $30.00
Event Dates: 4/29/2017 – 4/29/2017

In it’s 50th Year (!), the King William Fair is a one-day event to be held on Saturday, April 29, 2017 from 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM. Approximately 45,000 visitors attend the Fair which is held on the final Saturday of the 11 days of “Fiesta”– San Antonio’s biggest and most well known festival. This event consists of approximately 185 Art and Craft exhibitors, live music and dance performances on five stages, food and beverage booths, a Kids Kingdom play area and a quirky parade. Set on the streets of the historic King William District of San Antonio, Texas, among the beauty of its stately homes and gracious gardens, the King William Fair has long garnished the reputation of San Antonio’s Best Family Friendly Fiesta Event with the Quirkiest Parade.

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Calls for Artists around Texas


Note: this list is compiled from several sources. Most of these opportunities are outside the DFW area.

Houston Contemporary Art Show


What peaks our interests:
fine art painting, fine art drawing, mixed media, fiber arts, fine art/nature/concept photography, sculpture, metal works, unique handcrafted jewelry, textile/fabric art, folk art, pottery, wood crafting, upcycled/repurposed art and glass works

Please visit www.conceptionarts.com and select the Submit your Work button, then select Artist Registration.

To be held on Saturday, November 19th, 2016 @ Spindletap Brewery located at 10622 Hirsch Rd, Houston, TX 77016 // 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm!!!

Conception exhibits have been featured in The Wall St. Journal, Dallas Patron Magazine and ABC News and offer collectors the opportunity to purchase work directly from local artists at the tipping point of their career.

One artist will be presented with our prestigious Award of Excellence by a private panel of judges!

Visit us on Facebook at Facebook.com/conceptionevents as well as Instagram at www.instagram.com/conceptionartists/


San Antonio Contemporary Art Show


What peaks our interests:
fine art painting, fine art drawing, mixed media, fiber arts, fine art/nature/concept photography, sculpture, metal works, unique handcrafted jewelry, textile/fabric art, folk art, pottery, wood crafting, upcycled/repurposed art and glass works

Please visit www.conceptionarts.com and select the Submit your Work button, then select Artist Registration.

To be held on Saturday, October 29th, 2016 @ Blue Star Brewery located at 1414 S Alamo St, San Antonio, TX 78210 // 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm!!!

Conception exhibits have been featured in The Wall St. Journal, Dallas Patron Magazine and ABC News and offer collectors the opportunity to purchase work directly from local artists at the tipping point of their career.

One artist will be awarded our prestigious Award of Excellence by a private panel of judges!

Visit us on Facebook at Facebook.com/conceptionevents as well as Instagram at www.instagram.com/conceptionartists/



Contact Sunshine Divis
: Fort Collins
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THEME | Singular/Signature
Singular/Signature: A single image has the power to tell stories, impact the viewer, and change the way we see. Often, a signature image comes to define an artist/photographer or a body of work. Show us your most impactful images. All artist renditions on the theme, genres, capture types and photographic processes are eligible to submit.
Entries Due | October 26, 2016
http://www.c4fap.org | Email: coordinator@c4fap.org 970.224.1010


2017 University of Dallas Regional Juried Ceramic Competition


Contact Rebecca Prince
: Irving
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Call for Entries

The University of Dallas invites you to participate in a juried ceramic competition featuring artists living in the central south region of the United States. Please share this information with ceramic artists you think might be interested in this important opportunity.

Internationally recognized ceramic artist Virginia (Ginny) Marsh will be selecting artists for the 2017 University of Dallas Regional Juried Ceramic Competition. From a selected field of artists, Virginia will issue distinctions of “Awards of Merit” and present two deserving artists with “Best of Show” awards. Solo exhibitions will be scheduled in the following academic year for the “Best of Show” award winners.

This show is open to ceramic artists over the age of 18 who currently reside in the states of Arkansas, Colorado, Kansas, Louisiana, Missouri, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas. Submitted functional or sculptural works must use clay as the dominant material and must have been created within the past two years.

The Application deadline for entering this show is November 18, 2016.

To access this year’s prospectus, view the show history, and apply online, please use the following link:

We are proud to host The University of Dallas Regional Juried Ceramic Competition for ceramic artists in our region. Please join University of Dallas in representing the best ceramic work our region has to offer.

Texas National Competition & Exhibition 2017


Contact John Handley, PhD
: Nacogdoches
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Event Dates: 4/8/17 – 6/10/17
Entry Deadline: 1/22/17

Call for entries for the Texas National Competition & Exhibition 2017 is now available online. This year’s juror is Benito Huerta. Exhibition dates are April 8 – June 10, 2016 at The Cole Art Center @ The Old Opera House in downtown Nacogdoches. Cash prizes.



2016 Fall Release Expo


Contact Ty Bishop
: Dallas
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Get exposure, win cash, and sell your work. We invite painters, sculptors, photographers, and other artists to apply for the Fall Release Expo at FOA. By submitting your art will be considered to appear before an international community through our online exhibition and social media exposure.Each accepted artist will have multiple pieces shown in our online art space, an individual artist profile, the option to sell works, and social media exposure. Additionally FOA offers prizes to the top applicants. Our desire in offering published interviews and the cash stipend, alongside exposure, is to create unique opportunities for your career as an artist.AWARDS
Top applicant: $100 stipend and published artist interview
Two Runner Ups: Published artist interviewDETAILSDeadline: November 12th, 2016FEE
3-5 Images – $15
6-10 Images – $20SELLING WORK
If selected to be a part of the Fall Release Expo, artist will receive 90% of the profits of any sold art work and FOA will keep 10%. In addition,artist is responsible for transportation and handling on the piece the the buyer.

APPLY: http://www.friendoftheartist.com/submissions2016/



MFA Publication Fellowship 2016


Contact Scott Gleeson
: Dallas
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Peripheral Vision Arts is now accepting submissions for the inaugural Master of Fine Arts 2016 Publication Fellowship in preparation for the publication of journal Issue No. 4. The MFA Publication Fellowship is open to US visual artists working in all genres currently enrolled in MFA studio degree programs, or who earned the MFA degree within the last 18 months (since May 2015). Top applicants will be paired with a professional critic in their genre for the publication of an Interview. A second tier of applicants will complete our Interview Questionnaire, selecting from nearly 30 questions addressing a range of topics from influences, training, and studio methods to time travel, student debt, identity politics, and obstacles facing women artists. All Publication Fellows will receive a custom Artist Profile page and an Instagram Takeover (4 posts) @peripheralvisionarts. Fee: $35 (early apps by Nov 11, $30)Deadline: November 30, 2016www.peripheralvisionarts.org/mfa-fellowship


Central Texas Art League Judged Member Show

: Temple
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All current and new CTAL members are invited to enter the first CTAL Judged Member Show. Artists can enter in five award divisions including: professional, semi-professional, non-professional, adult student and high school student. Best of show receives a $200 cash prize and ribbon, and first place ribbons are awarded for each division.Works will be judged in eight categories ranging from oil and acrylic, watercolor, drawing, pastel, mixed media, sculpture, photography and digital art. First, second and third place ribbons will be awarded in each category, and anyone attending the exhibit can vote on the People’s Choice Award to be announced at the end of the exhibit.This show is open to all CTAL members. The entry fee is $25 and includes the first three entries. Each additional entry is $10 each for a limit of five entries per artist. High school students’ additional entries are $5 each. If you are not a current member, become a member today! As a support organization of the Cultural Activities Center (CAC) in Temple, TX, all CTAL members must be CAC members. Membership is $40 for current CAC members and $65 for new CAC and CTAL members. CTAL 2016/17 membership is good through June 2017.Download the complete guidelines and entry form at http://www.cacarts.org/ctal-judged-member-show. Pay online at: http://goo.gl/tcIrCG. Submit form and images by Nov. 30 to visualarts@cacarts.org. For more information or questions, contact Charles Wallis, Show Chairperson at 817-235-2137 or Kristen Reichert at the CAC, 254-773-9926.


Outdoor Sculpture, Butler Center for Arkansas Studies, Little Rock, AR

Budget: $45,000
Deadline: 11/1/16

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) – Thompson Library Sculpture The Central Arkansas Library System is seeking to commission a qualified artist to create a permanent outdoor artwork for the Thompson Library located at 38 Rahling Circle, Little Rock, AR


The Galvez Streetscape, New Orleans, LA

Budget: $15,000
Deadline: 11/4/16

The Arts Council New Orleans, through the City of New Orleans Percent for Art Program, seeks to integrate impactful art into the city’s public space by illuminating the culturally artistic traditions inherent to our community. We believe that public art, serving in the best interest of public good, can be profoundly uplifting, help to build an appreciation for public space, and strengthen the creative, political, intellectual, and cultural tendencies that define New Orleans communities.




New Orleans Fire Department Murals, LA

Budget: $15,000
Deadline: 11/4/16

The Arts Council New Orleans’ Place + Civic Design Department is requesting mural proposals to replace public art installations at two New Orleans Fire Department locations. The department, through the City of New Orleans’ Percent for Art Program, and in partnership with the New Orleans Fire Department, will decommission existing public art banner installations and replace them with contemporary murals at the 801 Girod Street Flying Squad and Basin Street stations. The call is open to experienced artists, artist teams, or community groups working with muralists. Proposals may be submitted for both sites; however, only one artist or artist group will be selected for each site. While the installation should connect the fire department to the larger New Orleans community, themes should reflect broader sentiments that transcend specific references to fire, safety, and the departments’ history. Example sentiments include, but are not limited to: • A deep connection to, and congruence with, the surrounding neighborhood; • Specific historical references from the surrounding community; • Celebration of contemporary art’s transformative energy; • Collective empowerment and representation through creative expression in urban spaces; • Excitement and interest for the community’s current growth and energy; • Celebration of the neighborhood’s identity, and rich heritage.


Assistance League of Houston Celebrates Texas Art 2017


Fee: $15.00
Entry Deadline: 10/31/16

Assistance League of Houston Celebrates Texas Art 2017 is a juried show featuring contemporary art by Texas artists.


32nd Annual International Exhibition (UT Tyler)


Fee: $35.00
Entry Deadline: 11/18/16

The 32nd Annual International Exhibition is a juried exhibition of 2D art organized by the Department of Art and Art History at The University of Texas at Tyler. Internationally known artists, curators, and scholars have served as jurors selecting works for exhibition created by some of the best contemporary artists working today. The Department purchases three to six works from the exhibition each year; purchased works are added to our permanent collection. The permanent collection serves as an educational teaching resource; much of the permanent collection is exhibited throughout the UT Tyler main campus


Emerging Excellence (Grapevine TX)


Fee: $0.00
Entry Deadline: 11/21/16Number of Applications Allowed: 5

“Emerging Excellence” is an annual juried art show open to undergraduate and graduate art students in the Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas area. Work will be on display in the Tower Gallery at the Grapevine Visitor Information Center from 12/3/16 – 1/15/17. Prizes of $500 for 1st, $300 for 2nd, and $200 for 3rd place will be awarded based on the juried results.

This year we are issuing an open (no theme) call for any medium of two-dimensional art, which will be judged individually based on the quality of the composition and technique, overall impression of the art, and the effect of the artwork in general. There is no fee to participate.

Important Dates:

  • 11/21/16: Submission Deadline
  • 11/30/16: Artwork Delivery Deadline
  • 12/3/16 – 1/15/17: Show
  • TBD: Awards
  • 1/16/17 – 1/30/17: Artwork Pickup






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San Antonio call for Public Art Qualifications


New Public Art Call At PublicArtist.org

Name of Call: FY2017 Call for Public Art Qualifications: Public Artist

Budget: $0
Deadline: 9/2/16

The City of San Antonio seeks professional qualifications from local, state, and national artists for potential public art projects. The FY2017 Pre-Qualified List is used to select public artists for upcoming commission opportunities to create new public artworks in conjunction with City-funded capital improvements.

To better diversify our pre-qualified list and select artists with a wide range of qualifications, applicants are required to identify as either an emerging public artist, mid-career public artist, or established public artist.

***Cultivating local artists’ participation in the city’s pre-qualified list is critical to the success of public art in San Antonio. Therefore, Public Art San Antonio (PASA) will select ten local applicants to participate in a Local Public Art Mentorship Course. The course will be led by experienced artists and administrators to advance the applicant’s professional public art development. Artists must attend twoSaturday sessions (Oct. 8 and Oct. 22), and complete an interim assignment. Completion of the course will result in two year pre-qualification, this is a one-time opportunity.***

Once approved by City Council all pre-qualified artists remain eligible for contract opportunities over a two-year period. Artists who were approved in March 2016 need not apply.

Those who previously applied to this call and were not selected are encouraged to update their previous application and reapply.

* Please don’t wait until the last minute to apply! We strongly encourage you to submit your application early to lessen the traffic load on the site.

** Please be aware that you have been notified about this call based on your location and notification preferences. You may not be eligible for this call. Please review the Eligibility Description area of the call page to determine whether or not you are eligible before applying. If you would no longer like to receive these emails please adjust your notification preferences in your user profile. **

More info at http://www.getcreativesanantonio.com/OpportunitiesResources/Opportunities.aspx

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