Visual Arts

Call for Artists for Winterfest 2021


Arts & Health at Duke is seeking artists for Winterfest 2021, an exhibit supporting and highlighting the talents of North Carolina artisans.

Monday, June 14, 2021

Shine: Catching the Light

Solomons, MD

Shine: Catching the Light will exhibit artwork where light is a prominent element in the piece. What does it mean to shine? Or to “be the light?” How can light reveal an attitude, a person’s character, express a transformative experience, or a reflect on social issues and current events?

Sunday, April 18, 2021

6x6x2021 Call for Art

Rochester, NY

What brings together artists from all over the world? 6x6x2021 and YOU can participate! There’s no entry fee so get creative and send us your 6x6x6 inches artwork in any medium but no glitter. Each person may donate up to 3 artworks that will remain anonymous until purchase.

Saturday, April 10, 2021

Call & Response: Craft as a Tool for Activism

San Francisco, CA

The Museum of Craft and Design (MCD) has launched a new artist opportunity with "Call & Response: Craft as a Tool for Activism," a nationwide juried exhibition and artist marketplace. This open call open to US artists and craftspeople aged 18 and older will culminate in a juried exhibition to be displayed virtually on starting July 30, 2021. The winning piece will receive a grand prize of $1,000, the runner-up will receive $500, and the third place will receive $250.

Monday, May 31, 2021

Yadkin Arts Council 2021 Juried Exhibition


The Yadkin Arts Council invites artists from all over the state of North Carolina to join in on the competition and participate in their 10th Annual Yadkin Arts Council Juried Exhibition.

Sunday, June 6, 2021

Duke Campus Center Art Gallery accepting submissions


The Campus Center Art Program is accepting submissions for gallery exhibits beginning in Fall 2020. The Campus Center Art gallery in Duke's Brodhead center shows North Carolina artists in 1-2 month rotations.

Monday, May 10, 2021

MakeRoom Artist Residency

Minneapolis, MN

Individuals or collaborating pairs of artists/makers/creators working in 2-D mediums, performance and words, who live and work outside of the Twin Cities area of Minnesota are welcome to apply for a no-cost, 10-day residency. Individual artists or pairs of collaborating artists will be chosen. 

Waterworks Visual Arts Center


Waterworks presents three rotating exhibitions in its galleries every year, and welcomes professional artists to submit their work for consideration. Submission deadlines are January 30 and September 30 of each year.

Durham County Public Library Call for Art

Durham County

The Art Committee reviews applications in early January, April, July and October of each year. You will receive notification on the status of your application by the 15th of the month following the review. The artist is responsible for the exhibit installation and de-installation. Rolling deadline.


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