Calls for Visual Artists

We are transitioning how we list calls. New call notices are listed under the News & Notices tab, Calls & Opportunities.  Eventually, this page will contain only links to outside sites with general lists of artist calls.

Go to the News & Notices tab, then select Calls & Opportunities page, to view the most recent calls on our site.

LOCAL

Deadline: August 22, 2014, CELEBRATE OLDSMAR ART FAIR, The City of Oldsmar, FL. http://www.myoldsmar.com/Pages/Depts/OldsmarFL_Leisure/CelebrateOldsmarArtFair2014

FLORIDA CALLS FOR ARTISTS

Deadline: July 24, 2014, 9TH ANNUAL 100% PURE FLORIDA JURIED EXHIBITION, Fifth Avenue Art Gallery, Melbourne, FL. http://fifthavenueartgallery.files.wordpress.com/2011/08/2014_100_percent_call-2.pdf

Deadline: September 1, 2014, 18TH ANNUAL ARTWORKS OF EAU GALLIE FINE ARTS FESTIVAL, Melbourne, FL.  http://www.artworksofeaugallie.org/

ONGOING OPPORTUNITIES

LOCAL

ArtsLINC accepts project proposals quarterly, with deadlines of March 1, June 1, September 1, and December 1. LINC sponsors projects that focus public attention on one or more important conservation issue in Florida through the use of: of visual arts, photography, film, journalism, storytelling and/or other artistic forms.  See Application and Guidelines. LINC’s website: http://linc.us/art-linc/ (Updated 4/2014)

BAMBOOZLE CAFE, downtown Tampa. Monthly exhibitions for groups of artists. Contact lynnpham@bamboozlecafe.com for information. (Updated 4/2014)

CONTEMPORARY ART SPACE & STUDIO (CASS), Tampa, FL. Focuses on modern, collectible works of art in various mediums from local, regional, national and international artists. Along with images, submissions should include a resume, exhibition history and an artist statement. Send materials to info@casscontemporary.com or 2722 South MacDill Avenue, Tampa, Fla. 33629. Visit www.casscontemporary.com for information. (Posted 5/2014)

CITY OF CLEARWATER & CANVAS ZOO, 100 Plus Artist for 100 Plus Years: Celebrating Clearwater’s Centennial, Clearwater, FL. Open call to established, amateur, and emerging artists for various art shows at various venues through February 2015.  Visit http://www.canvaszoo.com/clearwater-centennial/. (Posted 6/2014)

CITY OF SAFETY HARBOR, Bi-monthly exhibits in City Galleries. Visit SafetyHarborPublicArt.com. (Updated 4/2014)

DOWNTOWN LARGO ART MARKET and the Downtown Largo Merchants Association are looking for artists to participate in the 2nd Saturday art Fest (event takes place year round, every second Saturday of the month). Contact Tanya Pistillo at hopegiven@yahoo.com or 7274658558 to find out more. (Updated 4/2014)

GALLERY 221, at Hillsborough Community College, Tampa, accepts artists’ submissions in all media. Along with images, submissions should include a resume, exhibition history and an artist statement. Send materials to psriram@hccfl.edu or 4001 W. Tampa Bay Boulevard, DLRC 222, Tampa, FL 33614.  (Posted 5/2014)

KAHWA COFFEE, Tampa and St. Pete locations. Submit 2-3 images in jpg form to jgadreau@KahwaCoffee.com (Updated 4/2014)

LOFT ART GALLERY, downtown Lakeland. Email david@paintalongstudios.com for info. Gallery website: www.loftartgallerydowntown.com. (Updated 4/2014)

MONTHLY SATURDAY ART WALKS, DeSoto Arts and Humanities Council, Arcadia, FL. See website for details and application: http://www.desotoartscouncil.org/events.html (Updated 4/2014)

TAMPA ARTISTS, DESIGNERS & FOOD AFFAIR, Bearss Groves, north Tampa, 1st & 3rd weekends of every month. Apply at http://tampaartspace.com (Updated 4/2014)  

ONLINE COMPETITIONS

PLEIN AIR MAGAZINE http://www.outdoorpainter.com/competition-rules/index.php (Updated 4/2014)

SAXIFRAGE PRESS, http://saxifragepress.com/submission-guidelines/ (Updated 4/2014)

SINGULAR CREATION SHOWDOWN, visit website.

UNCOMMONGOODS.COM ART CONTEST, http://www.uncommongoods.com/designs/art-contest

OTHER SITES TO LOOK FOR CALLS FOR ARTISTS

These listings are provided by the Arts Council as a service to our artist community but we are not affiliated with these projects. Please contact the listing’s sponsor for information.