Deadline to submit: September 29, 2023
Oregon Supported Living Program’s Arts and Culture Center seeks submissions of artwork that reflect nature and/or supernatural elements. The show will run October 6th – 27th. Read more.
OREGON DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE CONTEST
Deadline to Submit: 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.
LANE ARTS COUNCIL SEEKING ART WORK FOR ART CARDS
Deadline to Submit: September 30, 2023
Lane Arts Council (LAC) is seeking images to be featured on two new in-house Art Cards. LAC Art Cards are used to thank our donors, funders, contributors, and volunteers. Submitted artwork can be digital art or any high resolution images of 2D art. Please send up to three digital submissions to firstname.lastname@example.org. Compensation is $100.
2024 UMPQUA VALLEY ARTS EXHIBIT PROPOSALS
Deadline to Submit: October 1st, 2023
Umpqua Valley Arts is looking to fill their 2024 Exhibition schedule! The Corridor, Gallery II, and Hallie Brown Ford Gallery are operated by the Umpqua Valley Arts Gallery Staff and are exhibit venues for all artists with a focus on regional, national, solo, and group exhibitions. Artists working in all themes and media are welcome to apply. As a dedicated space to exhibit a diverse group of artistic voices, these exhibits help to promote emerging, mid-career, and established artists. UVA’s exhibition programming is driven by our mission to provide quality artistic and cultural experiences to the community. Learn more.
OREGON ARTS COMMISSION INDIVIDUAL ARTIST FELLOWSHIP
Deadline to Submit: October 11th, 5pm
The Fellowship Program honors Oregon’s professional artists and their achievements while supporting efforts to advance their careers. The next deadline for the Fellowship program is for Visual Arts (crafts, drawing, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, mixed media, new media, fashion, graphic design and industrial design). Learn more.
OREGON ARTS COMMISSION CAREER OPPORTUNITY GRANT
Deadline to Submit: March 7, 2024, 5pm
The program is designed especially to support opportunities that:
* An artist has been invited to, selected for or otherwise reviewed by peers or industry to receive; and
* Are particularly timely or have some sense of urgency for the applicant to take advantage of the opportunity now.
Artists from the following disciplines may apply: Literature; Dance; Music; Theatre and Performance Art; Visual Arts; Design Arts; and Media Arts. Folk & Traditional artists whose practice falls in one of the identified disciplines are welcome to apply. If your project falls outside one of the listed disciplines, please contact the program coordinator to discuss.
Career Opportunity funding requests must directly align with the opportunity, and may include:
* Travel associated with the opportunity;
* Preparation, freight and/or shipping costs for materials;
* Materials to complete work scheduled for a gallery exhibition, performance or publication;
* Expenses associated with an exceptional learning environment, such as residency or intensive study with a recognized master/mentor(Degree programs are not eligible);
* Professional fees and services to support or document an activity, such as a videographer; and
* Rental fees, including fees for equipment, instruments or facility that are integral to the opportunity. Equipment purchases are not eligible expenses.
THE DESCHUTES PUBLIC LIBRARY NEW ART COLLECTION
Deadline to Submit: March 31, 2024 (*see note)
Central Oregon, widely known for its stunning mountains, rivers, pine forests and recreational opportunities, will now be home to a new 100,000 square foot library in east Bend known as Stevens Ranch, a new branch library in Redmond, and completely renovated and renewed libraries in the communities of La Pine, Sunriver, Sisters, and in historic downtown Bend. One percent of the brick and mortar costs are reserved for the purchase of art. Budgets for art per branch range from $30,000 to $900,000 for a total project budget for art of just under $1.5 million for the county wide library system. The DPL Art Committee seeks works in all media and genres: Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture, Glass, Fiber, Functional, Digital, Photography, Installation, Mixed Media, New media/genres. Suspended from ceilings, mounted on walls, embedded in floors, anchoring a public space, works will exist in both expected and unexpected places within the building and on library grounds. Read more.
*Immediate Submissions Encouraged: While the Deschutes Public Library seeks artwork for six library branches with multiple deadlines, two branches currently under renovation are slated to open in Fall 2023 with $30,000 allocated for art commissions per branch.
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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