TRANSFORMATION RESIDENCY CALLS FOR ARTISTS
Deadline to Apply: January 20th, 2020

Tropical Contemporary and Trans*Ponder are pleased to announce the open call for the “Transformation Residency Program” launching in the Summer of 2020. This opportunity is for Transgender and Gender Diverse Artists who reside in the state of Oregon. This summer, selected artists will have between 2-4 weeks of access to working in Tropical Contemporary’s gallery and studio space in Eugene, Oregon. The Transformation residency will not only be free of cost, but financial sponsorship up to $5000 per artist will also be provided based on material & housing needs and project viability. We welcome projects from experimental and unconventional practices, presentations, and aesthetics in any media. Projects that incorporate critical ideas and community engagement in creative interactions will be prioritized. Emerging artists are encouraged to apply as well as mid career artists. Read more

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FLORENCE CALL FOR ARTISTS
Deadline to Apply: January 24th, 2020

Call for Artists for 5 new Sculptures in Florence! “Art Exposed” is the Outdoor Rotating Gallery on Bay Street in Old Town, currently seeking applications from artists to create new installations. The City of Florence is pleased to invite emerging, mid-career and established artists to submit work to the Public Art Committee’s program, Art Exposed, a rotating outdoor art gallery. The artwork will be on display throughout Florence’s Old Town district for a two-year period starting in the Spring of 2020. The Public Art Committee believes that this program generates community pride and connectivity, provides artists a creative outlet with high visibility, and benefits citizens with quality and meaningful public art while encouraging economic development and tourism. Read more and apply here

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WINTER FEST: LIGHT, ICE, & FIRE EXPOSITION
Deadline to Apply: January 26th, 2020

Winter Fest in Bend is looking for artists and creative thinkers to light up the banks of the Deschutes River with their most creative work. Technical support will be available to artists in the creative process. Cash awards, cash prizes, and all proceeds from submitted works sold or commissioned onsite belong to the artist. More info here and application here.

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TRASHION CALL FOR DESIGNERS/MODELS/ARTISTS
Attend meeting if interested: January 26th, 2020, 4pm at Opal, 513 East Main Street, Cottage Grove

Planning has gone into full gear for this year’s Trashion Show and as always we are looking for new designers, models and artists. Join us for a Trashion Gathering of Creative Souls – designers, models, artists, busy bees and other interested  parties please join us. More info 541-623-0513. Read more

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OBJECT AFTERLIFE CALL TO ARTISTS
Deadline to Apply: January 28th, 2020

With a mission to connect scrap and fine art while reimagining unwanted materials, we challenge artists to make inspiring, thought-provoking, and creative works of art out of a mystery bag of scrap materials. Object Afterlife challenges artists to re-imagine unwanted materials and turn scrap into art. Participants are given mystery materials, MECCA Money, and two months to create. The resulting artworks exist in the space where artistic discovery and conservation meet, inspiring us all to think differently about the materials we may consider waste. Read more

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OSLP ARTS & CULTURE PROGRAM EXHIBITION: OBSCURA
Deadline to Apply: drop off on January 31st, 2020

Call for Masks and Mask-related 2D and 3D art celebrating culture and costume. Exploring the ways we obscure our own identities to represent unseen aspects of ourselves or other cultural, historical or imaginary entities. Up to 3 entries accepted per artist. 30% commission taken on sold works. Read more

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EUGENE’S DOWNTOWN PROGRAM FUND
Deadline to Apply: February 1st, 2019

Is there an event or artistic installation you have been wanting to present in downtown Eugene? The City of Eugene Cultural Services Downtown Program Fund may be for you! Funding is available for organizations or individuals who wish to produce programming in downtown outdoor public spaces. The Fund aims to support a thriving downtown, encourage artistic innovation, and strengthen the creative community. Read more

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OREGON COUNTRY FAIR PERFORMERS
Deadline to Apply: February 15th, 2020

Performers and artists needed for the Oregon Country Fair! There are several different venues and stages at the Fair to highlight and accommodate a wide variety of acts and ensemble sizes.  Read more

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CALL FOR WRITERS
Deadline to Apply: February 15th, 2020

New art & literary press Seventh Child is currently holding an open call for submissions from artists and writers. The theme for the upcoming debut publication is “The Sick” and encourages various interpretations, expressions, and perspectives. All media is accepted, and there is no fee to submit. Please send 1-5 work samples as email attachments (hi-res jpegs or pdfs) to info@seventh-child.com and include your name as you wish it to be printed. Everyone featured in the final publication will receive a free copy. Read more

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CALL FOR YOUTH ART – ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE PATHWAYS SUMMIT
Deadline to Apply: February 15th, 2020

Are you 15-25 years old and have a passion for racial justice & the environment? Eugene-based nonprofit Beyond Toxics and the NAACP are co-hosting the first Oregon Environmental Justice Pathways Summit at the University of Oregon on April 17-18 and are seeking artworks made by youth ages 15-25 related to the themes of environmental and racial justice. Selected artists will be invited to showcase/perform their piece at the summit. Read more

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OCF CREATIVE HEIGHTS GRANT
Deadline to Apply: February 17th, 2020

Oregon Community Foundation’s Creative Heights initiative provides up to $100,000 per project for artists and culture bearers to stretch their creative capacity, share new works and test new ideas. Up to $1 million in proposals will be funded in 2020.  Read more

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SMJ HOUSE: THE WORK STILL TO DO
Deadline to Apply: February 20th, 2020

We are looking for work that is inspired by the movement towards a more equitable world for the last 100+ years… to help inspire the future generations to continue the work going forward. That is ambiguous and lofty, but we don’t want to get too specific. We want to see what an artist is inspired to create. What does equity and equality mean to you? How do you bring that to life in art? Is that through a painting? is that through sculpture? Is it through fabric? It’s about how you are inspired … and how that inspiration will inspire others.  Click here for artist submission form and more information.

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HALLIE FORD FELLOWSHIPS IN THE VISUAL ARTS
Deadline to Apply: February 20th, 2020

The Foundation awards up to three unrestricted Hallie Ford Fellowships in the Visual Arts per calendar year, each in the amount of $35,000, to Oregon visual artists who have demonstrated a depth of sophisticated practice and potential for significant future accomplishment. Read more

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LAKE OSWEGO FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS
Deadline to Apply: February 24th; March 3rd; March 16th; April 8th; June 21st, 2020

This call to artists includes six unique art exhibits to which artists may submit. Exhibits include jewelry, miniatures, and more. The annual Festival includes more than 600 local, national, and international artists, live music on two stages, performances, kids activities, artist demos, and a variety of delicious food. Read more

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THE NEW ZONE – ZONE 4 ALL
Deadline to Apply: drop off on February 29th

ZONE 4 ALL is a non-juried open show at the New Zone Gallery in Eugene, hosted by The New Zone Arts Collective, a non-profit arts organization, located at 22 W. 7th Ave. “ZONE 4 ALL” (Spring Edition) will run during the month of March, show dates are March 6- 27. The non-juried show is open to all artists with any 2-D piece(s) and 3-D work. Artists must hand deliver up to 4 ready to display pieces to the New Zone on Sat., February 29, 12-6 pm. Work without proper hanging devices will not be accepted. A $10 entry fee per piece 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 food, music and refreshments on the First Friday ArtWalk at 5:30 p.m. on March 6. For more information, go to newzonegallery.org or call Steve LaRiccia at 541.517.1488.

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THE EXPERIENCE COLLECTIVE
Deadline to Apply: March 1st, 2020

The Experience Collective is looking for artists across Oregon and beyond to exhibit and sell their art at its annual Experience Arts and Music Festival at WOW Hall in Eugene, Oregon. This opportunity is for artists of all mediums including, but not limited to: painting, digital work, photography, ceramics, sculpture, printmaking, fibers, and drawing. There is no theme or specific genre the submissions must follow, the sky’s the limit! Not only is the collective looking for visual artists, but also local musicians either as a group or individual performers to play for the event. Emerging as well as mid career artists are welcome to apply! Read more and submit here.

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2020 EUGENE BIENNIAL
Deadline to Apply: April 15th, 2020

Oregon artists 18 years and older from Lane, Linn, Lincoln, Benton, Douglas and Coos counties are invited to submit one to three recent works (paintings, prints, photography, mixed-media, fibers, sculpture, ceramics, etc.) to to be considered for the 2020 Eugene Biennial at Karin Clarke Gallery in Eugene, Oregon. This exhibit will showcase artistic excellence by visual artists in our beautiful region, and will take place in August of 2020. Award winners from the show will be invited back one year later to show more of their work at Karin Clarke Gallery. Awards include Best of Show for $500, Three Jurors Choice Awards of $250, and more. Read more

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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

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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.

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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

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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.

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MCKENZIE RESTAURANT GALLERY
Deadline to Apply: Ongoing

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

 


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