ART & THE VINEYARD: CALL TO ARTISTS
Deadline to Apply: May 28th, 2020
Artists are invited to submit installation artwork and sculpture to be exhibited at the Maude Kerns Art Center‘s annual Art and the Vineyard festival in July. This 3-day festival takes place outside at Alton Baker Park in Eugene and selected work will be featured in the Special Attractions Arena of the festival. Free to apply. Artists will receive a stipend and will have the opportunity to sell their work. Submit here.
The Maude Kerns Art Center invites all teen artists,13 – 19 years old, in the greater Eugene area to submit work in 2- and 3-dimensional media for the 21st annual “Fast Forward: The Mayor’s Teen Art Show,” which takes place September 4 – 25, 2020. Last year’s exhibit featured work from 33 teen artists representing 9 different area schools. Artists can submit up to 5 pieces for consideration by the jury. All entries will be juried from good quality digital images. Applications and images can be emailed or mailed to the Art Center. For more information, and to apply, visit: https://bit.ly/2yMH8j7
GBD is seeking readily available art for newly renovated insurance headquarters in Springfield, OR. Artist must be practicing in Oregon (preference to Lane County artists), Washington, or Idaho. Size requirements are varied (approximately 4’ x 4’ or larger). Small works in series will also be considered. An array of styles and mediums, including sculptural pieces, will be considered. Read more
EMERALD PRINT EXCHANGE CALL FOR PRINTMAKERS
Deadline to Apply: June 1st, 2020, or until all spots are filled
Each participating artist sends us an edition of twelve hand-pulled original prints. We send each artist ten original prints by other artists, randomly selected by us. We retain two prints from every edition we receive, to be exhibited and sold for PAN and WhitPrint fundraising. And we use some of the images online to promote the Emerald Print. The Emerald Print Exchange is open to all printmakers. It is limited to 200 participants, in order of registration. A non-refundable entry fee is required. All forms of editionable, hand-pulled prints are acceptable, including etching/aquatint, lithography, woodcut, linocut, mezzotint, and screenprint. Read more
YOUNG AUDIENCES DESIGN CONTEST (K-12 ARTISTS)
Deadline to Apply: June 8th, 2020
Over the last 40 years, Young Audiences Run for the Arts has helped schools secure nearly $18 million dollars for arts experiences and has become an established Northwest tradition. One of the most exciting parts of this tradition is the yearly student-designed T-shirt and printed materials. Your student’s artwork could be featured on thousands of shirts, posters and sponsor sheets. Designs should incorporate themes and images relating to Young Audiences Run for the Arts, including a variety of art forms (theater, music, dance, etc.), physical activity, and community. All K-12 students in Oregon and SW Washington are eligible to submit a design. One winner will receive a prize of $350, their design on T-shirts, posters and promotional materials, and the chance to work with a real graphic designer. Read more
MAYOR’S ART SHOW, EUGENE
Deadline to Apply: June 18th
Submit to the Mayor’s Art Show and Salon des Refusés! This year’s entry fee has been specially waived. The Mayor’s Art Show (MAS) is part of a larger celebration of contemporary visual art, artists and the City’s public spaces. MAS celebrates local artists, art production and champions the visual arts. MAS recognizes the accomplishments of artists who are committed to enriching their communities through visual arts. Read more
Lane Arts Council is pleased to invite submissions from the community for the sixth year of Fiesta Cultural! Fiesta Cultural is the largest celebration of Lane County’s rich diversity of Latinx arts, culture, and heritage. Submit your event, project, or program to be featured as part of this year’s Fiesta Cultural line-up, happening September through December 2020 (either online or in-person as needed for public health and safety – TBD). Some examples of Fiesta Cultural events you may plan and produce include: music, dance, theatre, poetry, film, visual arts exhibitions and installations, workshops, festivals, celebrations, and more! If you have a vision for an arts and culture event produced by or featuring Latina/Latino artists, please submit your idea or reach out to us with any questions. If your event is accepted as a part of Fiesta Cultural, your event will receive the promotional benefits of Lane Arts Council’s Fiesta Cultural initiative and other forms of support. Read more
MAUDE KERNS DIA DE LOS MUERTOS
Deadline to Apply: August 3rd, 2020
The Maude Kerns Art Center is accepting submissions for our 27th annual Día de los Muertos Exhibit. All artists, working in all mediums, are eligible. 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. Read more
OREGON DEPT OF FISH & WILDLIFE ART CONTEST
Deadline to Apply: September 25th, 2020
Artists are invited to compete in the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s 2021 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. Entries will be accepted between August 28 and 5 p.m. on September 25, 2020 at the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Headquarters, 4034 Fairview Industrial Drive SE, Salem, OR 97302. Artists can enter one or all three contests. Please visit https://www.dfw.state.or.us/stamp_contest/index.asp for contest rules, eligible species, entry form, and to view images of entries from previous years. There is no entry fee to apply. The winning artist for each contest will receive a $2,000 award.
Share information about one piece of artwork that you would like to promote for sale to our social media audiences. Lane Arts Council will share the artwork image and information in a post on our Facebook page to connect you with potential buyers for the piece. In posting local artwork for sale on our social media, we hope to bring visibility and opportunity for income to local artists during the COVID-19 shutdown. Read more and submit here.
This new series is aimed at using our spotlight to show incredible local talent in our local area. We’re on the hunt for more artists that can perform a set of 1-hour-or-less and encourage local artists interested in performing to apply to the program online for consideration. Hult Happy Hours will be every Thursday at 6 pm, streamed live from the Hult Center’s Facebook. Read more
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
EUGENE RESTAURANT GALLERY
Deadline to Apply: Ongoing
Display and sell your work at a new pizza restaurant on Barger Dr, Eugene. Join the rotating display program in this family friendly establishment with a playground and a small game room for the kids as well as a bar area. If interested, email email@example.com.
MCKENZIE RESTAURANT GALLERY
Deadline to Apply: Ongoing
Display and sell your work at McKenzie General Store! Email for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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