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The Delaware Contemporary
Pop-Up Spring Craft Show
Call to Artists

Showcase your art at this fun, funky event! A variety of handmade artwork will be on sale at affordable prices (between $5 and $50) around The Delaware Contemporary's lobby during our April 7 first Friday Art Loop. Interested vendors should apply online by March 24.

Friends' Juried Exhibition
Apply online by May 10  for our Annual Friends' (Members') Juried Exhibition, on display in the Beckler Family Member' Gallery from June 2 to August 6, 2017.  This year's exhibition will be juried by Morgan Hamilton, Delaware Contemporary Curatorial Fellow, and examines contemporary art at the intersection of design and technology. All art media will be accepted. You must be a current Friend of The Delaware Contemporary to submit.

Posted March 20, 2017

2017 Art Kudos International Juried Competition
Call for Entries is currently accepting entries for the 13th annual Art Kudos International Juried Competition. Open to all artists ages 18 and older working in the following media: drawing, painting, printmaking, photography, digital art, sculpture, installations, ceramics, fiber, wood, glass, and mixed media. Media not accepted: video/film, wearable art.

Cash awards totaling $4,500. Awards Judge: Mike Calway-Fagen is an artist, writer, and curator based in Athens, GA where he is Assistant Professor of Sculpture at the University of Georgia. Selected finalists will appear in a year-long online exhibit at beginning August 15th.

Visit for complete details and an entry form.

Deadline: June 30, 2017

Posted March 20, 2017

Biggs Picture Juried Landscape Competition
Call for Artists

The Biggs Museum of American Art is proud to again host the Biggs Picture, a juried landscape competition.  This exhibition will present art works from all media; such as, painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, craft, and video; of competition winners that most successfully interpret the theme of “Landscape”.  Depending on size, the exhibition will display between 40 and 60 works.  Each work must fit within at least one of these sub-themes:

Perceived Landscape: interpretations of actual spaces at particular times.

Imagined Landscapes: interpretations of spaces from the past, memory, make-believe, and/or the future.

Landscapes of the Mind: interpreting psychological states of being through creations of space.

This exhibition will be supported by a number of educational programs including, but not limited to: curator led tours of the Biggs Museum’s landscape paintings, juror talks, workshops in the Museum’s galleries, and Biggs Kids programming.

Artist Application Deadline: April 15, 2017

Please submit completed application, along with a copy of your artist statement/biography and resume and electronic files to:

Biggs Museum of American Art
Attn: Biggs Picture Competition
P.O. Box 711
Dover, DE 19903

E-Mail:  Ryan Grover, Curator:, (302)674-2111 Ext. 108

Posted March 6, 2017

Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site
Call for Artist Installations

Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site is currently accepting proposals for its 2018 season of site-specific artist installations. We're again offering two funding levels: $7,500 per standard project, and $15,000 per Criminal Justice Today project.

The deadline for proposals is June 14, 2017. For guidelines and to apply, visit

Posted February 3, 2017

Newark Arts Alliance
Call for Artists

Newark Arts Alliance’s Gallery Shop
Area artists are encouraged to submit items for the NAA Gallery Shop. Pieces may be dropped off any time during regular hours. New work typically goes out after the Gallery Shop Committee meets on the first Monday of the month.

Artists wishing to display works in the shop must be members of the Newark Arts Alliance. Not a member yet? Join online now or when you drop off your items!

Please review the Gallery Shop Guidelines before you submit your work. Note the following recent update to our shop guidelines:
Posted February 3, 2017

Rochester Contemporary Art Center
6x6x2017 International Call for Entries

You can be a part of an incredible exhibition of thousands of artworks made and donated by celebrities, international & local artists, designers, college students, youths, and people just like YOU. Please share this unique exhibition opportunity with your community!

Each artwork must be 6x6 square inches (15cm) or mounted to a 6x6 board, signed only on the back, to be exhibited anonymously. All entries will be accepted and exhibited both in the gallery and online, and all will be on sale to the public for $20 each to benefit RoCo. Artists' names will be revealed to the buyer upon purchase, and sold-out artists' names will be revealed next to their works online July 7. Each artist may enter up to four artworks of any medium (2D or 3D), and there is no fee to enter. There is a four-artwork limit per elementary, middle, or high school.  Read the entry guidelines here (

Do you have questions? Email us at

Artwork Entries Due: April 16, 2017 (Postmarked by April 15)
6x6x2017 Exhibition: June 3 - July 16, 2017
Global Online Preview Begins: May 19 at 10am
Opening Party & Artwork Sale: June 3, 4-10pm

Keep up to date on all the 6x6 excitement using #RoCo6x6

Mail or deliver your artwork before April 16, 2017 (Postmarked April 15) to:
Rochester Contemporary Art Center
137 East Avenue
Rochester, NY 14604 USA

Posted December 9, 2016

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