MAUDE KERNS ART CENTER’S “NOT JUST: A WORLD COLLAGE DAY EXHIBIT”
Deadline to Submit: Friday, March 24
Maude Kerns Art Center, with Curators Beth I. Robinson and Michael James, is hosting an open call for local, regional, and national artists working in collage to celebrate World Collage Day. The exhibition is scheduled for May 12 – June 9, 2023. Initiated by Kolaj Magazine in 2018, World Collage Day (May 13th) is an annual international celebration of collage. Entries in 2D and 3D collage in all media will be considered, including drawing, painting, printmaking, photography, digital, mixed media, sculpture, as well as any other forms of assemblage and material. This call is open to any artist working in collage. Artists may submit up to three pieces for consideration. Read more.
PAINTING WITH LIGHT: OSA PHOTOGRAPHY SHOW
Deadline to Submit: March 24, 2023
The Gallery at OSA is proud to present their 2023 Photography Exhibit, in partnership with Portland Photographers Forum. The show is open to any photographic genre, subject matter, or location to encourage participation. The show’s juror is Gary Randall, an Oregon-based landscape photographer. Through the last 15 years his digital photography has been recognized as some of the best in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States and beyond. Read more.
SHELDON POOL & FITNESS CENTER PERCENT FOR ART PROJECT
Deadline to Submit: March 30, 2023, 11:59pm
The City of Eugene is issuing a Request for Qualifications for Muralists and a Request for Existing Artworks for Sculptors for the Sheldon Pool & Fitness Center Percent for Art Project. This mural commission or existing sculpture purchase is open to all professional artists who are located and working within Lane County, Oregon. Artists have the option to be considered for a commission of new mural artwork OR for a purchase of existing sculptural artwork. One artist or artist team can apply with up to five (5) existing works for purchase. Experienced artists without public art experience paired with an experienced public artist are encouraged to apply. The all-inclusive budget for this project is $10,000. Read more.
LAKE OSWEGO FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS 2023 – ART IN THE PARK
Deadline to Submit: March 31, 2023
Art in the Park, traditionally located in George Rogers Park, is a juried booth show open to artists who produce original, hand-made, fine art and crafts. They welcome makers working in long standing traditions, artists on the cutting edge of contemporary making, and newly emerging artists of all stripes. Founded in 1963, The Lake Oswego Festival of the Arts is an annual arts education program of Lakewood Center for the Arts and is traditionally held at Lakewood Center and George Rogers Park in Lake Oswego, Oregon. It is held the weekend after Father’s Day each year and attracts nearly 25,000 people. In 2023, they are excited to celebrate 60 years of art with great food, music, and expanded programming, including several unique art exhibits at Lakewood Center for the Arts and George Rogers Park. Read more.
2023 ARTWORKS NORTHWEST BIENNIAL
Deadline to Submit: April 14, 2023
Umpqua Valley Arts Association (UVA) is proud to present an open Call for Artists to submit their work to the 2023 Artworks Northwest Biennial exhibit. The Artworks Northwest Biennial is a juried invitational for artists who reside in the Pacific Northwest and a critical show of the discourse, dialogue, and practices happening with contemporary artists in the region. It is open to all media except video, and creative approaches are welcome. Read more.
HONORING OUR RIVERS: A STUDENT ANTHOLOGY
Deadline to Submit: April 28, 2023
ATTENTION K-12 TEACHERS: Do your students draw, write poetry, essays, or stories? Do they love rivers, animals, and the environment? Are you looking for ways to bring the arts and sciences together and meet Common Core and NGS standards? Honoring Our Rivers is a program that showcases student writing and artwork focused on rivers and watersheds. Begun over 20 years ago by Willamette Partnership, it is being revived by CLEARING Magazine. This year, Oregon and SW Washington students are invited to submit their creative work to be included in the 2023 Honoring Our Rivers Anthology. Read more.
50TH ANNUAL CORVALLIS FALL FESTIVAL
Deadline to Submit: May 1, 2023
On September 23 & 24, the 50th Annual Corvallis Fall Festival will return to idyllic, tree-lined Central Park with 170 art booths, over 30,000 guests, food booths, live entertainment on the Main Stage & the Family Stage, the Saturday Night Street Dance, & opportunities for children to engage in art activities all weekend long. All artwork selected to be featured at the festival is considered original from concept through completion. Each year, the festival welcomes back many beloved artists who have participated for decades, while reserving space for new and emerging artists to enrich the festival experience. The Corvallis community appreciates a diversity of fresh perspectives, talents & representations and all interested artists are encouraged to apply. Read more.
2023 EMERALD PRINT EXCHANGE
Deadline to Register: May 31
For the sixth consecutive year, Whiteaker Printmakers and Print Arts Northwest are happy to announce the opening of the annual Emerald Print Exchange! In past years, the exchange has brought together printmakers from more than 30 countries, displaying an amazing range of techniques, subjects, and styles. The exchange is open to fine art printmakers around the world. Participation is limited to the first 200 registrants. In exchange for your edition of 12 prints, you receive 10 randomly selected original prints from other artists. This is a wonderful opportunity not only to expose your work to a wider printmaking community, but also to see — and even own! — original prints from other artists. WhitPrint and PAN will each retain 1 print from every edition, which will be used for raising awareness and funds for both non-profit organizations. The collections may be exhibited and made available for sale at venues in Eugene, Portland, and/or other nearby areas. The registration fee is still $35 for participants in the US and the international fee is $48. Read more.
AUTISM ARTISM CALL FOR ARTISTS
Autism Artism events provide opportunity for artists on the autism spectrum to be recognized for their artwork, have fun, and even make money if the artwork sells. They accept creations in painting, drawing, literary and poetry, sculpture, video, audio, fabric, woodwork, jewelry or any other mediums. Read more.
OREGON DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE CONTEST
Entries accepted between: August 25 and September 29, 2023, 5pm
Artists are invited to compete in the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s 2024 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. The winning artist for each contest will receive a $2,000 award. Read more.
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
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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