MidWk Update: Calling All Artists…


Good Morning! It’s Hump Day Wednesday and it’s that time again to gather all the artists for competitions, contests and other good stuff from Artshow.

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FEB 13

Materials Hard + Soft Contemporary Craft Competition & Exhibition

The Greater Denton Arts Council announces a call to artists for a juried craft exhibition, May 27-August 27, 2022 at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center in Denton, Texas. Awards: $1,000, $750, $500, and $250. Juror: Tanya Aguiñiga. Works produced in any of the craft media: clay, fiber, glass, metal, paper, wood, or any combination of craft media, are acceptable. Entries must be the complete work of the submitting artist. Local, national, and international artists are encouraged to apply. Kits or commercially designed works will not be accepted. All work must have been completed within the past three years (2019-2022) and not previously exhibited at the Patterson-Appleton Arts Center. $35 for non-members of GDAC/ $30 for members. Deadline: February 13, 2022. More info (PDF). Contact: email or call 940-382-2787.

Cape Fear Studios 11th Annual National 2D Competition

Cape Fear Studios in Fayetteville, NC seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, March 24 – April 19, 2022. Best of Show: $700, 1st Place: $300, 2nd Place: $200, Honorable Mention (3): $50 each. Juror: Dan Beck. Open to all 2-D painting and drawing media, hand-pulled prints, and collage. Diptych and triptych only accepted when created as a single concept in multiple frames, judge’s discretion shall rule. $35 for non CFS members, $30 for members, maximum 2 entries. Deadline: February 13, 2022. More info. Contact: email or call 910-433-2986.

FEB 14

Artists are invited to submit entries for an online art exhibition, March 5 – May 5, 2022 at Kunsmatrix Virtual Gallery (3D Virtual Gallery). Inviting all multidisciplinary, mix-media, and interdisciplinary artists above the age of 18. Components for virtual, 3D, sound, and moving art are encouraged. Entry fee: $45 / 5 images. Deadline: February 14, 2022. More info. Contact: email

PCNW’s 25th Juried Exhibition, Reverberation

Photographic Center Northwest (PCNW) in Seattle, WA seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, April 7 – June 5, 2022. Jurors: Jennifer L. Stoots, certified photography appraiser and photo historian and Liza Faktor, curator and creative producer. How do you capture a vibration? The continual resonance of events of the last two years is felt in ways that are subtle, not always seen. We seek photographic work that reflects the reverberations that have had such a dramatic effect on our lives, culture, and politics. $50 for 5 image or video files (minimum); $5 for each additional image; up to 10 total. Deadline: February 14, 2022. More info. Contact: email or call 206-720-7222 ext. 13.

FEB 15

The Chelsea International Photography Competition

New York Art Competitions seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, January 4-17, 2023 at Agora Gallery in New York, NY. See awardsSee jurors. Amateur and Professional photographers can participate. Professional photographers are the ones who run a profitable business, have a solid body of work, have a number of publications in their name, and earn the majority of their income from photography. Amateur photographers are the ones who engage in photography for pleasure rather than for financial benefit. They enjoy photography on different levels, considering it a hobby. Digital, Analog, Phone images and images taken with any camera are all accepted. Videos are not allowed. The competition does not impose any restrictions in terms of the subject of the submitted photographs. The images may investigate any topic, from regional cultures and travel photography to commercial work and photojournalism. Amateur Photographers: $25; Professional Photographers: $45. Deadline: February 15, 2022. More info. Contact: email

International Juried Art and Photography Competition and Show

HelvetArt Swiss gallery announces a call to artists for a juried photography & art contest and exhibition. Money Prizes for the first 3 place Winners. Other prizes: free entry vouchers, interview articles, certificates of participation, one artwork selected to represent our next exhibition, all accepted work will be included in online exhibition & will receive extensive worldwide promotion. Permanent Juror: Inna Wars, invited Juror, art historian: Étienne Chambettaz. Theme – “Open”, show your best 2D work in any medium and style. $20 for two artworks. You may enter more than once. This is an international competition and artists from around the world are welcome to submit their work. Deadline: February 15, 2022. More info. Contact: email

2022 International Achievement Awards in Oil Painting

Camelback Gallery announces a call to artists for Medium Category Competitions. Award include: 1st place through 10th place, (cash awards top 3 – TBD based on # of entries), Finalist Awards (based on # of entries), Virtual Award Exhibition, Social Media Promotion & E-blast Announcement, 2022 International Achievement Award Certificate. Oil Painting is the first deadline, however, all competitions are currently open and include Acrylic, Pastel, Drawing, Other Category and Photography. All subject matter and styles allowed. Up to two images per submission. $25 for 1-2 images. Deadline: February 15, 2022. More info.

“Skies” Call for Entry – Online Art Show

Colors of Humanity Art Gallery seeks entries for an online art exhibition, March 1-31, 2022 Cash prizes will be given. Additionally, the “Best of Show” winner will be featured on the cover of the show, and largely displayed with an article about them and their work. Other winners will be featured and have similar recognition. Juror: Janelle Cogan. Theme- “Skies” The sky can tell us so much. You can look towards it for hope in seeing rainbows, in fear during storms, for comfort by the moon and stars, and find pictures written in the clouds. We will be donating 10% of all entry fees to SERRV International, a nonprofit organization with a mission to eradicate poverty wherever it resides by providing opportunity and support to artisans and farmers worldwide. All artists 18 and over may enter. $20 for 1 or 2 pieces (You may enter more than once). Deadline: February 15, 2022. More info. Contact: email

61st Stockton Art League Juried Exhibition at the Haggin Museum

The Stockton Art League seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, April 7 – May 15, 2022 at the Haggin Museum in Stockton, CA. Over $1500 in cash awards. Jurors: Ann M. Jastrab, Cuong Nguyen, and Ruth Santee. Open to U.S. based artists working in fine art media, excluding video and installation art. $35 for 1 entry, $5 each additional entry. Maximum of 5 entries. Deadline: February 15, 2022. More info (PDF). Contact: email

Open Juried Art Competition

Art Show International Gallery announces their Open Annual Art Competition. Cash prizes of $1,500 will be given to 35 artists: First, Runner-Up, Merit, and Talent Prize winners. Certificates of Recognition will be given to all, including Honorable Mention and Finalist awards. All winners will be displayed permanently on our gallery walls. Global exposure and social media promotion guaranteed. All subjects are welcome, including any of our dozen other current themes, so feel free to make duplicate submissions from those themes to maximize your chance of winning prizes and awards. Artists worldwide are invited to submit their best artworks: painting, sculpture, digital, printmaking, fiber, photography, graphic, mixed media, installation. Representational and abstract ideas based broadly on any theme will be considered. $10 submission fee. Deadline: February 15, 2022. More info. Contact: email

FEB 16

A Tribute To Small Works

MVA Gallery (Modern Visual Arts) in Bethlehem, PA seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, March 9 – April 1, 2022. First Prize $400; Second Prize $200; Annual Grand Prize – Exhibition Opportunity in New York City. Painting, watercolor, printmaking, mixed media, digital, fiber, drawing and photography. $35 for 3 images; $5 each additional image to maximum of 9. Deadline: February 16, 2022. More info. Contact: email or call 610-936-0737.

FEB 18

37th Annual Made in California Juried Exhibition

Brea Gallery in Brea, California seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, April 30 – June 24, 2022. First Place: $750, Second Place: $500, Third Place: $250, Solo Show: $350, Director’s Choice: $200, Mayor’s Choice: $100, Popular Choice: $100. This annual juried exhibit showcases artwork from all over the state of California. MICA strives to highlight artists in all stages of their careers and offers them a chance to compete for a number of awards, including the coveted solo show opportunity. Open to all living artists ages 18 and up, residing in California. All entries must be original, completed in the past three years, and not previously shown at the Brea Gallery. All mediums are welcome. To qualify for consideration for the Solo Show, artists must submit a cohesive body of work containing between 5 and 10 pieces. Works not selected for the Solo Show will be individually considered for the Juried Show. Juried Show: $20 per entry, Solo Show: $80 per submission. Deadline: February 18, 2022. More info. Contact: email or call 714-990-7731.

Eighth International Call for Entries

The RI Center for Photographic Arts in Providence seeks entries for a juried exhibition, April 21st thru May 13th. $500 in prizes. Juried by Jessica Roscio, Director and Curator of the Danforth Art Museum. Prior to the Danforth, Roscio held positions at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C., and the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Our 8th Annual International Open Call exhibition is an international showcase for contemporary voices in photography, no theme or prompt. Open to all forms of photographic image-making in any process or technology, current or historical. Open to artists of all levels who are at least 18 years or older. Work must be your original creation. $45 for first 3 images. Deadline: February 18, 2022. More info. Contact: email or call 401-400-2542.

Douglas County Art Encounters 2022-2023

Applications are being accepted for this annual juried sculpture exhibit, held June 2022 – May 2023, in locations throughout Douglas County, Colorado (Castle Rock, Highlands Ranch, Lone Tree, Parker and Roxborough). Selected artists receive an $800 stipend and an opportunity to win the coveted $1,000 People’s Choice Award and $1,000 Judge’s Choice Award. Open to artists and/or artist teams over 18 years of age. All work must be the result of an independent and/or team effort that is original in concept and not the product of instructional guidance. Any sculpture that is a replica must include the edition and/or conventional description, location where the piece is available, as well as the serial number for that entry. Duplicate sculptures within a 60-mile radius of Douglas County will not be accepted. Any variety of materials may be incorporated, but the project in its entirety must require minimal to no maintenance. Sculptures must be able to withstand the intense sun, snow, wind and temperature extremes and weather fluctuations common in Colorado. Sculptures may experience public interaction of all ages. Apply online. No entry fees. Deadline: February 18, 2022. Contact: email or call 303-660-7347.

“Flower” Online Juried Exhibition

Gallery Ring announces an online art contest devoted to Flowers. Any work in the Still Life genre is also eligible. 2D artwork including photography/digital is welcome. Many awards are available: Best In Show (cash prize, free-entry voucher and juror’s comments), Diamond Award of Excellence, Ruby, Sapphire and Emerald Awards, Crystal Awards and others. All winning artists receive a digital Award Certificate. Top winners also receive a special, digital Award Page. All winners and random finalists will receive exposure and promotion on Gallery Ring’s Instagram. The contest is open to all artists worldwide over 18 years of age, from emerging to established. $20 US for 1-3 pieces. Deadline: February 18, 2022. More info. Contact: email

FEB 20

Persistence IV: d’Art Center’s Annual National All Women’s Exhibition

The d’Art Center in Norfolk, VA seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, March 19 – April 16, 2022. $950 in awards. Only open to female artists, Persistence is an annual exhibition that features work from artists across the country to celebrate Women’s History Month. This exhibition will feature work in a variety of styles and is open to functional, non-functional, 2D, 3D, fine art, and fine craft in all mediums. Work may be no longer than 60″ in its longest dimension and weigh no more than 50 pounds. Depending on artist installation involvement, size and weight restrictions may be waived by contacting the Gallery Manager directly prior to submission. $45 for up to 3 entries. Deadline: February 20, 2022. More info. Contact: email or call 757-625-4211.

Landscapes or Seascapes (online exhibition)

Las Laguna Art Gallery seeks entries for an upcoming art exhibition, March 3-31, 2022. Juror: Lori McBride. For this online exhibition we are asking artists to interpret and depict outdoor scenery, and geographical environments’ including Landscapes or Seascapes. Note: All artists who submit to this show will be accepted and have at least one of their submitted works posted and promoted on our website and to our client list. Las Laguna Gallery is a contemporary and fine art gallery that features art from a diverse group of artists, representing a variety of mediums. $35 entry fee. Deadline: February 20, 2022. More info. Contact: email or call 949-505-0950.

The rest will be posted soon later this month. You can go to www.artshow.com for more on contests, competitions, workshops, and more.

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