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


R0 PRAYER FLAG PROJECT
Deadline to Submit: October 30th, 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


OSA VETERANS EXHIBITION
Take-In: November 2nd and 3rd, 2020

This November, we honor our US Service Members with our annual Veteran’s Showcase. We are excited to take this month to highlight the artwork of those Oregonians who have served our country. On Monday afternoons OSA hosts our free Veteran’s art class taught by Steve Kleier and Randall Vemer. Art means something different to everyone, and for many of our Veterans it has become a source of joy and healing. All US Veterans are welcome to submit their work for FREE to this non-juried celebration of our service members. Read more


ART FOR ALL SEASONS, MEMBER SHOW
Artwork Drop Off: November 5th, 6th, and 7th (by appointment)

The Art Center is looking forward to hosting its annual Art for All Seasons Membership Show November 20 through December 18. This is an open-call, non-juried show that all current members are invited to participate in. Any current member may bring in up to two pieces of artwork of their choice to be displayed, depending on size, and there is a $5 fee per artwork.  You may sign-up for or renew your membership online or when you deliver your artwork. Read more


STOP THE SPREAD: A COVID-19 MESSAGING CONTEST (WITH PRIZES) FOR YOUNG ADULTS!
Deadline to Submit: November 6th, 2020

The City of Eugene is seeking submissions from people ages 14-30 living in Lane County for Stop the Spread, a community COVID-19 Messaging Contest geared toward young adults. Stop the Spread encourages anyone ages 14-30 to submit visual (graphic design or illustrative) or video content (no longer than 30-seconds) in English or Spanish that emphasizes to their peers the importance of preventing the spread of COVID-19. Read more


HOME SWEET HOME: CALL TO WRITERS
Deadline to Submit: November 9th, 2020

The Arts Center wants to give an opportunity to writers to be heard, to be able to share their work in a time of social restrictions with a “read-in”. The theme about “home” seems particularly poignant in the current circumstances. The Arts Center 2020 winter show is titled “Home Sweet Home”. Not chosen just for the sweet visions of sugarplums, but to reflect what the idea of “Home” means in the time of COVID-19 and the recent fires, floods and social unrest. This year, we invite not just visual artists, we also invite writers of fiction, non-fiction or poetry to participate in this Invitational and OPEN exhibit. Writers will read their work in a live event on December 3, and be part of the visual art exhibit where recorded readings will be looped on a screen. It is a performative event; the work will not be published in written form, but only read in pieces of max. 2 minutes length. Read more


HOMES FOR GOOD: REQUESTS FOR PROPOSALS
Deadline to Submit: November 15th, 2020

Homes for Good, Lane County’s Public Housing Authority, intends to select artists (individuals or groups of artists) to create artwork for the community spaces of the ground floor lobby at the residential entrance, and/or for the community room on the 5th floor of Market District Commons. Market District Commons is a mixed-use project located in the vibrant Market District that will serve Lane County’s Veterans and Workforce with 50 Affordable Housing Units of 1-bedroom and 2-bedroom apartments. Stipends range from $1,000 to $3,000 per space with a maximum stipend award of $10,000. Homes for Good has established preference points within the scoring criteria to help provide opportunities to communities of color, low income people, and members of our community. 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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