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

If you are an established or developing artisan looking for an opportunity to collaborate with other studio artists and New Zone Gallery, we are developing a studio and holiday market venue for the months of October, November and December, and we are seeking artists looking for a safe, affordable and exciting alternative to creating and selling in their home. Read more


DE COLORES
Deadline to Submit: November 25th, 2020

Springfield’s Emerald Art Center is now accepting submissions for their Winter 2020 exhibit of Latinx culture entitled; “De Colores.” This show will take place in the Jaqua and Brockett galleries. This juried exhibit will showcase local artists whose work highlights aspects of Latinx culture in all its compelling diversity. All artists, working in all mediums are eligible. Size/weight limitations are 50 pounds and no longer than 60” on the longest side. 2-D work must be ready to hang. Entries must at the EAC by Wednesday, November 18, 2020 to be considered. Read more


JACKALOPE ACRES CALL TO ARTISTS
Deadline to Submit: December 1st, 2020

Jackalope Acres is accepting submissions from artists for consignment in their ecommerce store. Jackalope Acres is updating and heavily marketing their site for 2021. Among other updates we will be unveiling a web based gallery of goods directed at mustang and other horse owners. Artists whose submissions are chosen will have a prototype displayed in our web store. Customers will be able to order the product online. Jackalope Acres will manage this online ‘gallery’, accept payments, and direct orders to the artists consigned on their site for order fulfillment. Goods will be consigned for 30% of retail before tax and shipping. Sales receipts will be reconciled with artists monthly. Read more


A WATCHED POT ALWAYS BOILS
Deadline to Submit: December 5th, 2020

This exhibition offers a space for people who identify as Black, Indigenous, People of Color, lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, disabled, fat, and other marginalized folks to express the kinds of oppression and power struggles that shape their social locations, identities, and agencies. With this exhibition we seek to highlight a wide range of artists who address intersectionality while also exploring and expressing their own individual identities in their works. Areas of particular interest to the organizers/curators include, but are not limited to sexism, racism, ableism, classism, homophobia, transphobia, and fatphobia. Artists are allowed up to three submissions. Open to all media (photo, sculpture, video, audio, painting, ceramics, mixed media, printmaking, etc.) Read more


SEASON OF LIGHT 2020-21: ILLUMINATION
Deadline to Submit: December 9th, 2020

The City of Springfield through its cultural institutions, the Springfield Public Library and Springfield History Museum, with support from the Springfield Arts Commission, invite artists who live or work in the Springfield-Eugene area to develop proposals for luminaries that explore, express or reflect on the core exhibition concepts, utilizing both traditional and innovative materials. Up to six (6) artists will be selected to receive $250 each, to design, construct and submit luminaries as part of a storefront window exhibition in January, 2021. Read more


TWELFTH AMICI ART CONTEST
Deadline to Submit: January 15th, 2021

Chamber Music Amici is calling for submissions from artists of Lane County for the 12th Amici Art Contest, and launches a new website to showcase all past winners. Artists are invited to submit their work by mid-January for a chance to win cash prizes and to appear on Amici’s posters, programs and other promotional materials during the 2021-2022 season. There are six awards in three categories: Youth (for entrants below 18 years of age), one winner; Open (over 18 years of age), four winners; and one People’s Choice award winner. Read more


CELEBRATE THE WEST
Deadline to Submit: April 30th, 2021

The Western Governors’ Foundation is proud to announce the 2021 “Celebrate the West” regional art competition that challenges high school students to create works inspired by their state. The visual arts challenge is open to high school students in the 19 Western states and three U.S. territories whose Governors participate in the bipartisan Western Governors’ Association (WGA). Complete list of eligible states below. Entrants will create original two-dimensional artwork inspired by their state or informed by living in the West. Students may draw ideas from a variety of sources, including state history, landmarks, natural resources, National Parks and Monuments, people, communities, and culture. 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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