MidWk Update: Calling Artists & Photographers


Hello…Wednesday is here and it’s time to call the artists and photographers over for another exhibition and contest opportunity. Thanks to artshow.com for all the information available.

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“Adrift”: A National Juried Exhibition

Main Street Arts in Clifton Springs, NY seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, May 1 – June 11, 2021. $1,000 in cash awards. Best in Show receives $500. Open to all media. The themes of artwork submitted will deal with the ideas of complete freedom and/or being completely lost. This exhibition is open to all U.S. residents at least 18 years of age. $30 entry fee. Deadline: March 13, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 315-462-0210.

Bold Abstracts 2021 | Annual Juried Painting Competition

Camelback Gallery announces a call to artists for an online exhibition. Cash award + more to Best in Show. All award winners receive a 3-month online exhibition, social promotion & award certificate. Open to artists 18 years and older. All painting mediums allowed including oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, mixed media, charcoal, and digital art. Paintings must Abstract using bright, vivid colors and/or bold painting themes. $18 for two paintings. Artists may enter more than once. Deadline: March 14, 2021. More info.

Skies the Limit – All Media Online Exhibition

Las Laguna Art Gallery is seeking artworks for an online exhibition, April 1-30, 2021. There is no theme for this call for entry. Works in Acrylic, Airbrush, Assemblage, Charcoal, Color Pencil, Collage, Digital Art, Drawings, Encaustic, Etching, Fiber Art, Graphite, Illustration, Mixed Media, New Media, Oil, Painting, Pastel, Photography (Traditional and Digital), Screen Print, Serigraph, and Watercolor will be considered. (No crafts please) This exhibition is open to local, national, or international artists. Note: All artists who submit to this show will be accepted and have at least one of their submitted works posted on our website. $35 for up to 3 images. Deadline: March 14, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 1-949-505-0950.

2021 AWA Spring Online Juried Show

American Women Artists seeks entries for an online art exhibition. Approx. $10,000 in cash and merchandise awards. Seeking representational or non-objective/abstract works, either 2D or 3D. Applicants must be AWA Associate or Associate with Distinction Members. Acceptable mediums for sculpture: cast metal, fabricated metal, stone, glass, wood, and any fired permanent medium such as terra cotta, stoneware, porcelain, earthenware. Mediums for painting: oil, acrylic, water media, pastel, egg tempera, encaustic, mixed mediums, batik. Mediums for drawing: conte crayon, colored pencil, graphite, pen & ink, scratchboard, and original hand-pulled prints. Mixed Media is acceptable using the above materials. Not acceptable: craft, jewelry, fiber, fabric, photography, video, digital prints, or any work containing computer-generated elements. $40 for up to 3 entries. Deadline: January 14 – March 15, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 209-224-8424.


Arc Gallery in San Francisco, CA announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, May 15 – June 12, 2021. 3 Juror’s Choice Awards – $250 each, certificate & ribbon, copy of the catalog. Juror: Susan Aulik, The Fourth Wall Gallery, Oakland, CA. Artists residing in the United States are eligible. Media: Sculpture, painting, drawing, photo, printmaking, ceramics, assemblage, collage, mixed media, fiber art, glass art, artist book. $35 for 3 works. Deadline: March 15, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 415-518-6485.

VMRC 2021 Juried Art Exhibition

The Virginia Mennonite Retirement Community seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, May 30 – June 30, 2021, at the Park Gables Gallery in Harrisonburg, Virginia. $7,700 in awards. Jurors: Chuck Almarez, Steven Dobbin, Matt Klos. Open to all artists living in the U.S. Original 2D and 3D works completed after January 1, 2019, that have not been previously displayed in a VMRC Juried Art Exhibition. Three Divisions: Drawing/Painting/Printmaking, Photography/Digital Artworks, 3D/Fabric/Assemblage/Other Media. No jewelry for security restrictions and no installation art and no audio or video enhancements because of gallery limitations. Details in Prospectus available on the website. $35 for one to three works. Deadline: March 15, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 540-564-3400.

“Human Nature” Call for Entry – Online Art Show

Colors of Humanity Art Gallery seeks entries for an online art exhibition, April 1-30, 2021. Cash prizes will be given. Juror: Janelle Cogan. Theme- “Human Nature” This show is all about the human figure and portrait as well as referring to the distinguishing characteristics of humans – including ways of thinking, feeling, and acting – which humans tend to have naturally, independently of the influence of culture. We will be donating 10% of all entry fees to Your Safe Haven. YSH is a nonprofit agency, located in Bedford County, PA, that serves victims of all serious crimes and their families, including, but not limited to: domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, stalking, theft, homicide, robbery, physical assault, DUI related crimes, adult survivors of child sexual assault, etc. All artists 18 and over may enter 2D works in all types of media. $20 for 1 or 2 pieces (You may enter more than once). Deadline: March 15, 2021. More info. Contact: email

PleinAir Salon Monthly Art Competition

PleinAir Magazine seeks entries for a monthly online competition. Juror: Lance Rehs, Rehs Contemporary Galleries. We award $30,000 each year. The Annual Grand Prize winner receives a check for $15,000 and is featured on the cover of PleinAir Magazine. We award an additional $6,000 to the annual winners and we award $1,000 monthly to the top three winners of each competition. Each of the 21 monthly winners will be automatically entered into the Annual Competition with awards presented live at the Plein Air Convention & Expo. Because this competition is created by PleinAir magazine, which features not only plein air paintings, but also studio paintings, all types of paintings are eligible and do not need to have been completed in plein air, but should originate from a plein air study or plein air experience. As we know, many studio paintings start with plein air sketches. Our interest is in rewarding great paintings. $38 for the first image /$16 for additional images. Deadline: March 15, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 561-655-8778.

Innovate Grants – Call for Artists + Photographers

Innovate Grant awards (2) $550.00 grants each quarter, to one Visual Artist and one Photographer. In addition to receiving a grant award, winners will be featured and recognized on our website and join a growing community of vibrant and talented artists. Visual Artists and Photographers 18 years and older, from all around the world, are eligible to apply. All media and genres are accepted. $25 entry fee. Deadline: March 18, 2021. More info.

International Art Competition Seasons

Contemporary Art Room Gallery announces their 2nd “Seasons” Online Art Competition for the month of March. Artists from around the world are welcome to submit their work. The Seasons theme may include any work with the interpretation of the Four Seasons (Spring, Summer, Fall, and Winter). All visual art mediums are acceptable (painting, photography, drawing, sculpture, digital, prints, fiber art, collage, or installation art) except sound and video art. All winning artists will receive a digital award certificate. First, second and third place will be largely displayed with an article about the artist and their work. Winning artwork (First place) will be on the poster of the show. $15 for 2 images of artwork. Deadline: March 18, 2021. More info. Contact: email

Hilton Head 2021 Biennale

Art League of Hilton Head invites artists to enter the 2021 Biennale, its 27th National Juried Exhibition, held May 4-26, 2021 at the Art League Gallery inside the Arts Center of Coastal Carolina on Hilton Head Island. Over $5000 in cash prizes will be awarded. Accepting multiple media types: Oil or Acrylic, Pastel, Watermedia, Photography, Mixed Media, Three-Dimensional, or All Other. $35 for one entry, then $10 for each additional entry (limit 3 total entries). Deadline: March 19, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 843-681-5060.

New Horizons: Landscapes 2021, 4th Annual Exhibition

3 Square Art Gallery in Fort Collins, CO seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, April 23 – May 21, 2021. $525 Cash Awards + Gold, Silver, Bronze, and Honorable Mention Certifications. Landscapes are one of the long-time subjects for artists taking in the beauty of their surroundings and representing what they see. But how has it changed in recent times? What new connections to our surroundings will be found or lost? The landscapes around us are dramatically changing as well as our relation to nature. What’s on the horizon for new landscape work? $39 for 1-3 images, $45 for 4 images, $51 for 5 images. Deadline: March 19, 2021. More info. Contact: email or call 970-388-1969.

That is it for now, more will be added for this weekend’s blog post. Click on the links above for more information. You can also go to artshow.com for more exhibitions, workshops, and more. Enjoy the rest of your Wednesday, be safe, healthy, and blessed.

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