Visual Arts

UNC-A Call for Submissions


As part of an ongoing commitment to promote drawing practices in the visual arts, the University of North Carolina Asheville (UNC Asheville) invites artists to submit entries to a Juried International Exhibition of contemporary drawing. UNC Asheville seeks to examine drawing as it is practiced and defined by today’s artists. Such an exhibition will demonstrate the continued significance of drawing through both conventional and innovative methods.

Sunday, December 1, 2019

The Blowing Rock Historical Society's Artists in Residence at Edgewood Cottage

Blowing Rock

Artists in Residence at Edgewood Cottage is a juried art show that features different artists each week. Think of Edgewood Cottage as your personal art gallery in a beautiful historic setting on Main St. in downtown Blowing Rock, NC. If selected, you will be present in the cottage during your week to greet visitors, sell your art, and demonstrate your techniques.


Friday, January 10, 2020

The Bridge Art Gallery open call

Rochester, NY

The Bridge Art Gallery in the Department of Psychiatry is now holding an open call for art for their upcoming exhibition, Life is a Journey. Only 2-D mediums less than 1 inch thick will be considered. Locked frames are provided in two sizes, 18x20 inches and 20x24 inches in preset orientations and artwork must be matted to fit the sizes above.

Monday, November 4, 2019

Studio Visit juried artist books

Studio Visit is a series of juried artist books produced by the publishers of New American Paintings. We are pleased to offer artists an effective venue through which to introduce their work to a serious national audience of art world professionals. The publication presents all two- and three- dimensional media. This includes mixed media, painting, drawing, photography, and sculpture.

Sunday, October 20, 2019

MFA Annual Competition

Our competitions are open to all artists working within the United States. We define the activity of painting broadly, and all styles and media are welcome, as long as the work is singular. There are no educational requirements to apply to our regional competitions, only the MFA competition. Artists applying to the MFA competition may also apply to their respective regional competition in the same calendar year.

Thursday, October 31, 2019



ARTrageous at The Mill is a live competitive painting event, being held November 9th, where artists will create their best work during timed Rounds. As the artists work, the audience will move around the easels, allowing them an up-close view of the artistic process. After each Round the audience votes for their favorite. Two artists from each Round will compete for one prize- a Purchase Award and honor of work hung at The Mill. 

Wednesday, November 6, 2019

Art for Advent 2019


Art for Advent 2019 We are inviting artists to participate in our Art for Advent project 2019 Art for Advent is an opportunity for artists to experiment across practice and disciplines, artists involved will be challenged with creating an artwork a day during the 24 day advent period. Artists can work in any medium and are encouraged to adapt their everyday practice to fit the limitations of creating a piece of work consistently for 24 days. 

Saturday, November 30, 2019

Inner Wisdom Emporium Call for Entries


Inner Wisdom Emporium announces a Call for Entries for their 1st Annual National Art Works Show, 2019. This national exhibition aims to showcase the innovation of artists who create work they are passionate about, in a broad range of media and styles. The exhibition will be on display at the Inner Wisdom Emporium’s gallery space from Friday, November 15th through Sunday, December 15th, 2019. Inner Wisdom Emporium is a space honoring mind ~ body ~ spirit ~ art. 

Monday, October 28, 2019


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