MidWk Update: Calling All Artists…


Hello…When was the last time did we do an art post? It’s been a good minute. This is for all the artists, thanks in credit to Artshow.

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Art of New York: Annual Juried Art Show

Arkell Museum in Canajoharie, NY announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, May 12 – July 23, 2023. $1000 in awards plus solo show opportunities. Juror: Eden Compton. Artists living in New York State may enter. Entries of original work may be in any 2D or 3D medium, no reproductions or electronic media installations. Maximum height or width for 2D work is 50 inches, including frame. 3D pieces cannot exceed 24 inches in any dimension. $30 for two entries, $40 for three. Deadline: April 10, 2023. More info. Contact: email or call 518-673-2314.

Focus: Trees and Water

Black Box Gallery in Portland, Oregon seeks entries for a juried photography exhibition, May 1-20, 2023. Juror: Todd Johnson. 24 photographs will be selected for exhibiton at the gallery. An additional 30 photographs will be displayed online. Open to all photographers. $40 entry fee. Deadline: April 11, 2023. More info. Contact: email or call 503-804-5032.

Animals Art Competition

Artist Space Gallery is pleased to announce our 1st Animals online Art Competition for the month of April. The jury will select award winners in the following art categories: painting, photography, sculpture. All selected artists will receive a digital award certificate. Best of Show will be displayed on the poster of the exhibition. The jury will not consider artworks with pornographic or satanic content. Artists and photographers are invited to present their best artworks related to the world of animals. A variety of interpretations can be submitted (representative, abstract, conceptional). All forms of visual art are acceptable (painting, photography, drawing, sculpture, digital, fiber art, collage, and installation), except sound and video art. $20 for two pieces of artwork. Deadline: April 12, 2023. More info. Contact: email

YICCA 2023 – International Contest of Contemporary Art

APS MOHO seeks entries for YICCA 2023. Jury will select 18 artists to participate in the final exhibition, June 3-17, 2023 at Imagoars in Venice, Italy. 4000,00€ in awards. The competition’s aim is to promote the enrolled artists, giving them a chance to join the international market of contemporary art. Internationality and networking make YICCA a huge opportunity for the artists. All kinds of art works are accepted, including video, installations and performances. All works will be presented by a picture or a video that must be followed by a description of the work. The contest is open to all artists or groups of artists and professionals from any country. Fees vary. Deadline: April 13, 2023. More info. Contact: email

International Art Competition Portrait

Contemporary Art Room Gallery is proud to announce their 5th “Portrait” Online Art Competition for the month of April 2023. All winning artists will receive a digital award certificate. First Place will be on the poster of the show. This is an international competition and we invite artists and photographers from around the world to submit their best artworks related to the Portrait theme. A portrait may be a single person, a group, or self-portrait. A variety of interpretations of the Portrait theme can be submitted. All visual art mediums are acceptable (painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, digital, prints, fiber art, collage or installation art) except sound and video art. $18 for 2 images, $28 for 4, and $40 for up to 6 images. Deadline: April 13, 2023. More info. Contact: email

Holly Park Sculpture – Centennial, Colorado

The South Suburban Park and Recreation District’s Public Art Committee (PAC) requests proposals for permanent artwork to be placed at Holly Park, a heavily used community park located at 6652 S Krameria Way, Centennial, CO. $25,000 for all expenses. The park amenities include a recently renovated public pool, tennis center, open space, trails, restrooms, and parking lot. The proposed location for the artwork is within the open space between Little Dry Creek Trail and S Krameria Way, immediately north of the bus stop along E Arapahoe Rd. For maintenance purposes, the artwork and foundation must be at least five feet from boulders, trees or other objects (see the map provided). No entry fee. Deadline: April 14, 2023. More info. Contact: email or call 303-483-7003.

The Absurd

The Chateau Gallery seeks entries for an online photography exhibition, May 1 – June 1, 2023. All black and white, color, conventional, non-traditional photographic, and digital post-production processes are welcome for submission. $20 entry fee. Deadline: April 15, 2023. More info. Contact: email or call 502-414-3406.

Grant for Visual Artists

Artist Grant awards a $500 grant to one artist every quarter, and $100 each to 2nd and 3rd place artists. Visual artists 18 years of age and older from anywhere in the world, working in any media (excluding film/video, music, theater, and dance) may apply. $25 entry fee. Deadline: April 15, 2023. More info. Contact: email

Plant Life

The Midwest Center for Photography in Wichita, Kansas seeks entries for a juried photography exhibit, May 5-26, 2023. Juror: Linda Robinson, Gallery Director, MWCP. The Plant Life exhibition will feature photographs from a wide variety of plant species that are grown year around and appreciated in our lives. As we celebrate plant life in all its forms, all photographic interpretations are welcome for exhibition; images of flowers and plants from subtle to bold, whether captured through still-life photography or through exploration of nature photography approaches. Selected artists will have their work featured in the gallery and online. Open to all photographers internationally. Open to all photographic media. $50 entry fee. Deadline: April 15, 2023. More info. Contact: email

Theme: Open | International Juried Art Competition

All visual artists from around the world are encouraged to submit their best artworks to TERAVARNA’s Online Open Annual Art Competition. $3,500 in awards. Certificates of Recognition are given out to all artists, including Honorable Mention and Finalist awards. Any medium accepted, including 2D & 3D, painting, sculpture, digital, printmaking, fiber, photography, graphic, mixed media, as well as experimental and installation works. $10 submission fee. Deadline: April 15, 2023. More info. Contact: email

Call for artists and art vendors

The Denison Arts Council invites artists to apply for the North Texas Arts Festival, held May 6, 2023 at the 100 Block of Main Street and the Historic Katy Depot in Denison, Texas. All original works in any medium. Early Bird fee of $125 on or before March 31, 2023. Regular Registration of $175 by April 15, 2023. More info. Contact: email or call 903-815-8843.

“Yellow” Call for Entry – Online Art Show

Colors of Humanity Art Gallery seeks entries for an online art exhibition, May 1-31, 2023. Cash award will be given to the Best of Show winner. Juror: Janelle Cogan. Theme- “Yellow” This primary color is often associated with happiness, spontaneity, amusement, gentleness, but also with envy, jealousy, and cowardice. Yellow symbolizes many things and has different meanings in different cultures. We would like to see your interpretation of this color. We will be donating 10% of all entry fees to Soles4Souls. Soles4Souls creates sustainable jobs and provides relief through the distribution of shoes and clothing around the world. All artists 18 and over may enter. $18 for 1 or 2 pieces (You may enter more than once). Deadline: April 15, 2023. More info. Contact: email

Art Masters April 2023 Juried Contest & Exhibition

TopArtAwards.com announces a call to artists for an International Online Juried Contest. Cash, social media promotion, virtual award exhibition, award certificate. Open to all artists. 2-D Mediums to be considered but not limited to: Oil, Acrylic, Pastel, Watercolor, Encaustic, Mixed Media, Scratchboard, Gouache, Airbrush, Pen, Ink, Pencil, Charcoal, Graphite, Markers and Colored Pencil. (No photography, digital or sculpture for this contest.) All subject matter and styles are allowed. Best reason to enter this competition? TopArtAwards.com comes up on the 1st page of google search results for the keywords “art awards”. A great place to have your work seen! $25 for 1-2 images. Deadline: April 15, 2023. More info.

Open Call for Physical Exhibition in Sama-L-Ain Gallery

Artists are invited to submit entries for a juried competition and exhibition, June 1-14, 2023 at Sama-L-Ain Gallery, a high-end gallery located in one of the most touristic locations in Dubai – in the heart of the Dubai Marina. Juror: Samuel Zekri. It’s a unique opportunity for any artist to be exhibited in a gallery that showcased this year more than four Pablo Picasso pieces, and has a permanent exhibition of works by Banksy, Fano, Brigitte Nataf, Naho, Emmanuelle Rybojad among others. Open to any living artist without limits of age, sex, nationality, culture, or at any stage of their career. $35 for up to three works or $40 for up to six works. Deadline: April 15, 2023. More info. Contact: email or call +971556695340.

Shades of Green 2023 International Juried Visual Arts Competition

Camelback Gallery seeks entries for their 6th annual Shades of Green Online Competition. Cash awards to Best in Show and Gold Awards. Top 14 award video. All award recipients receive social media exposure, Art Week and Art Base news publications, e-blast announcement and official award certificate. Jurors: Jan Lowe, Cher Pruys, Kassandra Kaye. Open to artists worldwide, 18 years and older. The artwork must be green, shades of green or green as a focal point. Mediums to be considered but not limited to: painting, drawing, sculpture, digital, printmaking, fiber, photography and mixed media. $19 for 1-2 images. Deadline: April 16, 2023. More info.

NYC4PA Patterns and Shadows 2023

The New York Center For Photographic Art seeks entries for an online photography exhibition. $4,000 in total awards. Juror: Traer Scott. Seeking all photography that fits the theme. $35/3 entries. $10 each additional. Deadline: April 16, 2023. More info. Contact: email or call 917-359-2642.

Birds in Art 2023

The Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum in Wausau, WI invites submissions to its annual juried Birds in Art exhibition, September 9 – November 26, 2023. Birds in Art has showcased the remarkable talents of more than 1,000 international artists since 1976 and is recognized globally as the exhibition setting the standard for avian art. Artists working in all mediums other than photography can submit up to two original artworks interpreting birds and related subject matter. $60 entry fee. Deadline: April 17, 2023. More info. Contact: email or call 715-845-7010.

Metro Montage XXIII Juried Exhibition

The Marietta Cobb Museum of Art in Marietta, GA announces a call to artists for a juried art exhibition, July 1 – September 3, 2023. First Place: $750, Second Place: $500, Third Place: $250. Juror: Madeline Beck (Curator of MCMA) and an anonymous panel of jurors. Eligible media includes, but is not limited to: oil, acrylic, watercolor, pastel, ink, pencil, mixed media, collage, printmaking, photography, sculpture, pottery, mosaic, and fiber. Installations must be approved prior to submission deadline, as they are subject to denial based on size and manner of installing. Giclées and video/sound art are not eligible. $35 Members of MCMA / $40 Non-Members. Deadline: April 17, 2023. More info. Contact: email or call 770-528-1444 x16.

Color 2023 | 6th Annual International Exhibition

3 Square Art Gallery in Fort Collins, CO seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, June 9 – July 14, 2023. $700 in awards. Get ready for our most vibrant exhibit of the year! Pure and raw. Splashes of color, lines of colors, dabs of color, colored fabric, colored hair, color color color! We are seeking all types of art and media that push the boundaries of color. $42 for 1-3 images, $48 for 4 images, $54 for 5 images. Deadline: April 17, 2023 Midnight. More info. Contact: email or call 970-388-1969.

We will be posting more later this month, so please keep an eye out, by checking the blog site. For more contests, and other great things, go to artshow.com.

Enjoy the rest of your Thursday, be safe, healthy, happy, blessed.

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