FIESTA CULTURAL CALL TO COMMUNITY

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. 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


DM3 GALLERY & STUDIO OPPORTUNITY
Open House dates: 
September 20th, 23rd, and  26th, 12pm-6pm

We are offering a number of generously sized studios for artists to work in on the mezzanine and main floor. The upstairs mezzanine will be focused towards creativity and artist development, and the downstairs main floor will be focused towards production and commerce. The studio spaces range from approximately 110 sf to 200 sf. All open spaces are generously measured and priced at less than $1 a square foot per month. Each weekend on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from October 9 through December 20, the back dm3 area will become an artist marketplace for studio artists and other area artists who sign up to sell their artworks to the public. Individual artists interested in selling only 1-5 pieces may alternatively display and sell their work in the back space for a 35% commission. We are holding three (3) Open-Houses on the above dates for Artists to see the gallery, ask questions, get information flyers, view and reserve studio spaces, and sign up as an interested marketplace vendor for weekends. 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.


ART COLLAB – CALL FOR ARTISTS
Contact project leader by September 30th, 2020

We are engaged in a series of collaborative art projects addressing social justice and ecological issues (the photo here of “Crossroads” – a large mixed media painting-sculpture showing at New Zone Gallery, where we have another collaborative work, the “Liberation” triptych showing as well). We are in the beginning stage of a new project that addresses both historic and contemporary slavery, addressing its horrors, impacts, and presence across the Earth. We are open to additional skilled artist painters (adept at human portraiture) interested in this project. Email us at: asanteriverwind@gmail.com or text or call us at 541-390-2957.


NEW ZONE GALLERY CALL FOR ARTISTS
Gallery Intake Date: September 26th, 2020

Call to Artists for New Zone Art Gallery intake for “Zone 4 All” will be 12-6 p.m. Sat. Sept. 26 at 22 W. 7th Ave. “Zone 4 All” is a traditional, non-juried show for community members and Gallery members. Show dates are Oct 2-30. The non-juried show is open to all artists with any 2-D piece and 3-D work. Artists must hand deliver up to 4 ready to display pieces to the New Zone 12-6 p.m. on Sat., Sept. 26. Work without proper hanging devices will not be accepted. A $10 entry fee for work displayed and a 35% commission to New Zone for art sold. Cards and prints of displayed work are also accepted to sell.  An opening reception will be held with music and refreshments on the First Friday ArtWalk 5:30 p.m. Oct. 2. For more information: New Zone Gallery (541) 683-0759 – newzonegallery.org or Steve LaRiccia (541) 517-1488 – steamworkslabs@centurylink.net


GRANTS FOR OREGON ARTISTS RESPONDING TO THE BLACK LIVES MATTER MOVEMENT
Deadline to Apply: September 30th, 2020

The Jordan Schnitzer Museums of Art at the University of Oregon, Washington State University, and Portland State University will each award $2,500 grants to 20 artists who use their voices, experiences, and artistic expression to reflect on social justice efforts in response to systemic racism. Artists residing throughout the state of Oregon, excluding Multnomah, Clackamas, Columbia, and Washington Counties, are encouraged to submit proposals. Artists working in all mediums are invited to apply! Read more


R0 PRAYER FLAG PROJECT
Deadline to Submit: October 16th, 2020

Led by local arts supporter Dr. Donald R. Dexterthe R0 Prayer Flag Project is a community art project raising funds for Lane Arts Council‘s Artist Support programs, helping local artists and arts groups advance their creative projects and careers. Submit a “prayer flag” art piece to Dr. Dexter by 10/9, and donate $10 or more to Lane Arts Council. Your donation to Lane Arts Council will be matched by Dr. Dexter (up to a total of $1,000), and your flag will be displayed in an outdoor community pop-up this October. Encourage friends and family to participate too! Read more


BLACK MATTER: CALL FOR ARTISTS
Deadline to Apply: October 30th

We are seeking talented black and African artists currently living and making artwork in Oregon. Artists must be 18 years of age or older.  We are looking for 2D and 3D artists with exceptional mastery of their chosen  medium. All subject matter and ideas are welcome. There is no size limit on the artwork that will be considered. Installation art must be suitable for display in an open floor plan gallery space next to other artwork.  Due to the current covid crisis, all artwork must be suitable to view in person or in a virtual exhibit. Artists selected to exhibit will receive a $500 stipend from the Art Center. Artists will be required to provide high quality images of all artwork accepted into the show. Read more


EUGENE POSTCARD PROJECT
Deadline to Submit: November 1st, 2020

For this project you are invited to submit handmade postcards. Our storefront windows will transform into a temporary gallery in order to provide an alternative space to display artwork during the COVID pandemic. Oregon Art Supply has always been a central place to connect people with the arts community and like-minded creative people. We are finding new ways to stay connected in a time that feels alienating. Each mailed postcard, in a small way, has the additional effect of supporting the US Postal System. We look forward to seeing all of your creative and fun submissions! Read more


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


LANE ARTS COUNCIL ART POSTS
Deadline to Apply: Ongoing

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.


HULT HAPPY HOURS: CALL FOR ARTISTS
Deadline to Apply: Ongoing

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


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


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 artwithsouthpaws@gmail.com.


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


SUBMIT YOUR CALL TO ARTISTS

Please send your notice formatted like the entries above to hillary@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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