CULTURAL CURRENTS: ART WEEK INSTALLATIONS
Deadline to Submit:
9:59 p.m. (PST) on May 20, 2024

Cultural Services and Lane Arts Council are seeking several artists to create sculptures, 2D artwork, and digital projection installations that will be displayed throughout downtown Eugene for Arts Week in September 2024. We invite artists, artist collectives and arts organizations to create temporary public installations that advance representation and narratives for groups that have historically been excluded, misrepresented and/or marginalized in the City. Artists who identify as Black, Indigenous, Asian American, Pacific Islander, Latino/a/x/e, LGTBQIA+ and those with intersecting identities are strongly encouraged to apply.

A total of 5 artists will each receive a stipend ranging from $1,500-$2,000. This call is open to all artists 18 years of age or older with a relationship to the community, culture and/or region of Eugene, Kalapuya Ilihi or the Southern Willamette Valley. Youth under the age of 18 may apply in partnership with an older mentor.

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CROWNED SPLENDOR PRESENTED BY THE GIUSTINA GALLERY
Deadline to Submit: May 31st

Flowers have held human beings in their thrall since time immemorial. Crowned Splendor is a celebration of floral majesty and the compelling intricacy of botanical beauty. Showcasing their vibrant colors, delicate petals, and the timeless allure that flowers radiate. This exhibit delivers attendees an ocular love letter to these queens of nature.

Eligibility:  18+ years old by May 31, 2024, 11:59pm. PST.  And a permanent resident of: Oregon, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Idaho, Utah, Nevada, Washington, California, Alaska or Hawaii.

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MAYOR’S TEEN ART SHOW PRESENTED BY THE MAUDE KERNS ART CENTER
Deadline to Submit: May 31st

The Mayor’s Teen Art Show is open to all artists ages 13-19 years living in the greater Eugene area. There will be prizes, including the Mayor’s Choice Award. Original 2- and 3- dimensional media are eligible, including paintings, drawings, sculptures, photography, digital art, etc. Work must have been created in the last 12 months. Accepted work must be ready to display or hang (mat, frame) at the time of exhibit.

To submit online: Fill out the form and save it with your name. Then email the completed application to exhibits@mkartcenter.org along with jpeg images of your artwork.

To submit a paper application: download and print the application form or stop by the Art Center to get a copy. Fill it out and return it to the Art Center along with a thumb drive with images of your artwork.

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PRESENTED BY BUS LIFE ADVENTURE: CALL FOR VENDORS AT THE BUS FAIR June 21st-23rd 2024
Deadline to Submit: June 8th 

Held at Greenwaters Park in Oakridge, The Bus Fair is seeking Art and Product vendors.

Art Vendor Guidelines

For art we focus on goods that are handmade and of a certain level of artistic ability. We don’t accept goods that can be found at typical store. We’re looking for truly unique goods that grab the attention of our attendees. Must fit within a 10’x10′ or 10’x20′ booth.

Product Vendor Guidelines

For product vendors we look for products that relate to the nomadic, outdoor, adventure or DIY community. Some examples would be a membership to campgrounds across the US, compact cooking stoves/grills, hiking shoes and DIY composting toilet kits. We also welcome cannabis products or consumables that are of a higher quality such as higher grade freeze dried meals for backpacking i.e. Heather’s Choice.

A Vendor Pass includes…:

-A total of two main entry passes for those helping at your booth. ($50 value)
-Free camping for each person within your booth space ($125-$250 value)
-10% discount camping in attendee campgrounds.
-Option to vend on Sunday Funday at no extra charge.
-Total value of $300

Contact: Vanessa Tharp vanessa@thebusfair.org

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ANNUAL DÍA DE LOS MUERTOS EXHIBIT PRESENTED BY THE MAUDE KERNS ART CENTER
Deadline to Submit: August 9th 2024

The Maude Kerns Art Center is accepting submissions for our 31st annual Día de los Muertos Exhibit, which takes place October 11 – November 2. All artists, working in all mediums, are eligible. There is a $20 application fee. All entries are due, or must be postmarked by, Monday, August 9, 2024. Work must be original and must focus on the Mexican Day of the Dead, which blends the ancient harvest rituals of the Aztec god of death and the Roman Catholic holidays of All Saints and All Souls Days. The celebration honors the dead and acknowledges the link between the communities of the living and the dead.

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OREGON DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE ART CONTEST
Deadline to Submit: September 27th, 2024

Artists are invited to compete in the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s 2025 Habitat Conservation Stamp, Waterfowl Stamp, and Upland Game Bird Stamp art competitions. Winning artwork is used to produce collector stamps and other promotional items (e.g., prints, wine label, etc.) with sale proceeds benefiting Oregon’s fish and wildlife and their habitats. The winning artist for each context will receive a $2,000 award.

Subject: Each stamp contest has a list of eligible species, which are as follows:

Upland Game Bird: California Quail
Waterfowl: Ring-necked Duck, White-winged Scoter, or Barrow’s Goldeneye
Habitat Conservation: A select list of Strategy Species identified in the Oregon Conservation StrategyNot all species in the Strategy are eligible, so please use the qualifying list of species to select your subject matter.

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ONGOING


SPRINGFIELD ARTS COMMISSION MUSICIAN APPLICATION
Deadline to Apply: ongoing

The Springfield Arts Commission is looking for musicians to perform during Springfield’s Second Friday Art Walk!  Any type or style of music is welcome, but please note that the music is intended to be in the background and complimentary to patrons viewing art.
  • All performances take place at City Hall in Springfield
  • Performances take place on the second Friday of each month between 5-6:45
  • Performers receive a $100 stipend, and are included in all pre-event promotions, including email marketing, press releases and posters
  • Approved applicants will be contacted regarding scheduling
Musician slots are available beginning in March 2024!

SURFACE GALLERY SEEKING NEW MEMBERS
Deadline to Apply: ongoing

The mission of SURFACE is to foster the development of socially, ecologically and financially sustainable careers in the arts through studios, gallery space, educational programming, and onsite childcare. A members gallery focused on sustainability is one way to fulfill the mission, and registration is open for new artist members! This opportunity is open to artists residing in Oregon at least 6 months of the year, and that are working with or working towards sustainable practices and sustainable materiality in their artwork.  Learn more here and apply here.


PROGRESSIVE STICKER ART NEEDED 
Deadline to Apply: Ongoing; submissions will be reviewed at the end of each month

GiveMore, a fundraising platform to help fundraisers find new donors, is seeking artists to create and submit original artwork to be printed on stickers. Members of the public can get one free sticker, or make a donation to receive more than one sticker and/or move to the front of the line, and artists will receive 10% of the funds raised for their stickers. Artwork should be progressive in nature and should be on topics such as Black Lives Matter, Environmental Justice, LGBTQ+, or other relevant movements. GiveMore hopes to feature the work of BIPOC and members of the LGBTQIA+ communities. See more


URBAN CANVAS
Deadline to Apply: Ongoing

This mural program through the City of Eugene provides opportunities for local artists to create public murals by connecting artists and wall owners and serving as a liaison for the process. Urban Canvas is looking for both artists and wall owners who want to participate. Read more


MCKENZIE RESTAURANT GALLERY
Deadline to Apply: Ongoing

Display and sell your work at McKenzie General Store! Email for more information at info@mckenziegeneral.com.


ARTISTS SUNDAY DIRECTORY
Deadline to Apply: Ongoing

All professional artists and craftsmen are invited to join Artists Sunday, the free nationwide promotional event encouraging consumers to shop with artists. It’s like Black Friday, but for art, the Sunday after Thanksgiving. Participation is free and we are partnering in the effort. Artist participants receive a comprehensive marketing toolkit to generate buzz and awareness. Join individual artists and supportive organizations across the country in this unique and powerful promotion. Read more


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Please send your notice formatted like the entries above to olivia@lanearts.org for consideration. Please include: Project Title, Application Deadline, Project Description, Artist/Artwork Qualifications, Contact Info, a link to your Call to Artists, and an Image (if applicable).

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