FIESTA CULTURAL CALL TO ARTISTS
Deadline to apply: Ongoing
Calling all Latino/a/x/e and indigenous identifying artists interested in participating in 2022 Fiesta Cultural! We are looking for artists working in all art forms and mediums, including music, visual art (painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, etc), poetry, textiles, food, dance, theatre, and more. Artists may be contacted by Lane Arts Council or other event organizers for opportunities around the community, including performing at community events, featured on Live Stream Artist Happy Hours, part of visual arts exhibits around the community, or highlighted on social media as the artist of the week. Read more.
OREGON DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE ART CONTEST
Submission time period: August 26 – September 30, 2022
Artists are invited to compete in the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s 2023 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. Artists can enter multiple contests and there is no fee to apply. The winning artist for each contest will receive a $2,000 award. Read more.
STERLING VISION CLINIC SHOW SPACE
Deadline to Submit: September 30, 2022
Sterling Vision’s Thurston clinic needs a little sprucing up and they would like to support local artists in getting their work out in the world. There are several spaces available for display where you can not only show your piece, but sell it as well! For questions and application submission contact Andrea Schorn firstname.lastname@example.org Read more.
CALDERA’S ARTISTS IN RESIDENCE PROGRAM
Deadline to Submit: October 3, 2022
Through their residency program, Caldera supports artists, creatives, and cultural workers to build skills, relationships, and projects that inspire growth, combat oppression, and activate change. Residents draw inspiration from the residency community and the natural world surrounding their Arts Center in the foothills of the Cascade Mountains. Residencies are open to regional and national, creatives and cultural workers in any discipline. Artists at any stage of their careers, who are not current students, are eligible to apply. Residencies are also available for parent artists who would like to bring their children. Residents will receive private lodging, studio, and artist stipend. Read more.
Deadline to Submit: October 7, 2022, 5pm
Salem Art Association, in collaboration with Salem Multicultural Institute, is excited to announce a call to artists for their collaborative November and December exhibition, Winter Light, to be held in the Bush Barn Art Center and the Multicultural Institute Gallery. In the dark and gloomy days of winter, light plays an important role in lifting the spirits and brightening lives around the world. To counteract the darkness of winter, many cultures hold festivals of light. Regional artists working in all mediums are invited to apply. Info in English Info in Spanish
CHAMBER MUSIC AMICI
Deadline to Submit: October 10, 2022
Chamber Music Amici, in its fourteenth year soliciting art from Oregon artists, announces its second annual art commission, putting out a call to Oregon artists to create three original works plus digital images of two more from the artist’s existing portfolio for use in promoting next year’s season. The commission includes:
· An award of $2,000 for three original pieces, which the artist retains rights to, plus digital rights to two already created pieces from the artist’s portfolio. The digital images of all the pieces will appear on Amici’s promotional materials during the 2023-2024 season.
· A show at Emerald Art Center (one month) in Springfield and Cascade Manor (two months) in Eugene.
· An Art Opening & Reception at the Emerald Art Center during the Springfield Second Friday Art Walk, Friday, April 14, 2023.
Complete details of the commission application and the complete terms of the commission are available here.
UMPQUA VALLEY ARTS CALL FOR EXHIBITIONS
Deadline to Submit: October 11th
Umpqua Valley Arts (UVA) is soliciting proposals for their 2023 Exhibitions in the Hallie Brown Ford Gallery, Gallery II, and Corridor Gallery. This opportunity is open to regional, national, solo, and group exhibitions. Artists working in all themes and media are welcome to apply. UVA’s exhibits help promote emerging, mid-career, and established artists and give space to a diverse group of voices in art. Read more
“FOOD IS…” ART EXHIBIT
Deadline to Submit: October 15, 2022, 5pm
White Lotus Gallery hosts a juried art show with the theme “Food Is…” to benefit FOOD For Lane County. This show will run from February 24 through April 1, 2023. Entries must be derived from original concept and design and should explore the subject of food. Work in any medium will be considered by the jury. Read more.
2023-2024 OREGON BLUE BOOK PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST
Deadline to Submit: October 22, 2022.
The Oregon Secretary of State’s Archives Division is hosting its biennial cover image photography contest. Two images will be selected, one to grace the front cover and the other for the back cover of the 2023-2024 Oregon Blue Book. The contest is open to Oregon residents who are amateur photographers. Images must be captured in Oregon and photographers can submit images for consideration online at the submission webpage or through postal mail. Previous Oregon Blue Book cover images can be viewed here.
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
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.
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 email@example.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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