CALL FOR ART: OAK MANOR APARTMENTS 
Deadline to Submit:  March 1st, 2024

Florence Regional Arts Alliance (FRAA) and Oak Manor Apartments are pleased to team up and invite emerging, mid-career, and established artists to submit 2D &/or 3D original artwork for their property. Oak Manor Apartments is a non-profit housing complex located at 3944 Oak Street. The property is currently under construction with hopes to have the art from this call installed upon completion of construction and the grand opening of the property.

There are two locations for art on this property and two types of art requested in the call. Each location has specific dimensions and particular requirements.

  • Location One is a 2D work that will be purchased and placed in the Property Administration Office that will welcome visitors and residents.
  • Location Two is a 3D, sculptural work that will be purchased and installed outside greeting residents and visitors to the property.

Both requests for Art will allow artists to display their work at this location as a permanent cultural fixture for the community at this property. Works submitted will be considered for purchase from the Artist. The Art selected for these locations will provide community pride, give artists an opportunity to share their art in an area with high visibility and create a sense of place for our community members and visitors.

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HAPPY HILL FARMSTEAD ARTIST SHOWCASE
Deadline to submit: March 1st, 2024.

The Happy Hill Homestead is seeking artists of all types and ages to showcase their work. Fine visual artists, crafters, and plein air individuals and groups are encouraged to apply to be chosen for one Sunday during the season. Artists may set up booth spaces to sell artwork and/or utilize the small stage for workshop or performances. One artist or coordinated group will be chosen for each Sunday during the season June – Sept. Chosen artists are encouraged to sell their work and/or request donations for performances and workshops. The Happy Hill Homestead is happy to share the beautiful location with you. No percentage of sales required. No fee. Artists will be set up and ready for visitors by 10am and will stay throughout the day until 2pm. No animals allowed.

What would you do if you had the use of this unique venue? Will you sell your art, perform for your fans or invite all of your friends and family to join you at the flower farm? The possibilities are endless. All mediums and artistic types encouraged to apply: Painting, drawing, photography, pottery, sculpture, creative and unique crafts, performance artists such as musicians, theater groups, storytellers and poets.
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To be considered for this opportunity please e-mail (happyhilh@gmail.com) photos of your work with answers to the following questions:
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What kind of art do you do?
Will you set up a market booth to sell your work or something different? Please explain.
Are you applying as an individual or a group? Please explain.
Do you have a website or social media page for your work? Please share.
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OSU ART ABOUT AGRICULTURE COMPETITION AND TOURING EXHIBITION 2024: RESOURCEful
Deadline to submit: March 3rd, 2024 11:59 pm.

OSU College of Agricultural Sciences’ Art About Agriculture 2024 Open Call for
Art invites artists to consider the lifeblood of Pacific Northwest’s agricultural diversity, economy, communities, and culture: our region’s natural resources. This year, we are seeking submissions of art that highlight the foundational elements of food and fiber production. Water, soil, wind, animals, and sunlight are just a few broad examples of what nature provides. These resources require careful stewardship and sustainability to ensure ongoing provisions. The College of Agricultural Sciences leads the nation in programs in fisheries, wildlife, and range management, and is internationally known for work in the sustainability of managed landscapes, natural resources, and the world’s oceans.

For the first time in the program’s history, Students are encouraged to submit art to the annual competition and tour!  The jury will select up to five student artworks for inclusion in the tour. Students in the OSU College of Agricultural Sciences with a jury-selected submission will receive a $200 scholarship sponsored by the Academic Programs Office. All artworks selected for the tour, professional or student, are eligible for purchase award consideration.

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“AT HOME IN OREGON” GALLERY AT THE AIRPORT
Deadline to Submit:  Friday, March 8 2024

The Maude Kerns Art Center is extending a call to artists to submit artwork for the upcoming “At Home in Oregon” show to be displayed at The Gallery at the Airport in Eugene from April 11 – July 9, 2024. This call is open to any current member of the Maude Kerns Art Center to submit to and there is no fee to apply. Artists may submit one piece of art for consideration.

Artists are invited to respond to the theme of “those who call Oregon home.” Some questions to ponder: Who calls Oregon home? What makes Oregon a place to call home? Subject matter that is realistic, imagined, or abstract is welcome. Artwork will be selected based on how it fits with the theme of the show, the aesthetic quality of the work, the intention of the work, and skill and proficiency in medium. This call is open to all mediums except for digital art and installations. Two-dimensional artwork should not exceed 36” in any dimension, regardless of medium. All two dimensional work must be framed and ready to hang with a hanging wire attached to the back. Three-dimensional works must fit within a 2 feet wide X 3 feet tall X 10inch deep space, and should not exceed 50lbs. If selected, artwork must be delivered by the artist to the airport.

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RFQ: OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY WITHYCOMBE HALL PROJECT (Corvallis, OR) 
Deadline to Submit:  Monday, March 11, 5pm PST

Oregon Arts Commission is accepting qualifications from artists or artist teams for Percent for Art in Public Places opportunities at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon. Renovation of the existing 1950’s Withycombe Hall will update spaces for the College of Agricultural Sciences’ Food Science and Technology and Animal and Rangeland Sciences departments. The building will contain six new laboratories, new classroom and department space, and will have a new dairy pilot plant and wine pilot plant processing areas. The building will also continue to be the home for an OSU Theatre Department classroom, support space and University Theatre performance venue.
The renovation project is estimated to be complete in March, 2025.

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RFQ: UNIVERSITY OF OREGON HERITAGE PROJECT (Eugene, OR) 
Deadline to Submit:  Monday, March 18, 5pm PST

The Oregon Arts Commission is accepting qualifications from artists or artist teams for Percent for Art in Public Places opportunities at the University of Oregon’s Heritage Project, in Eugene, Oregon. The Heritage Project includes the full renovation and restoration of both historic University Hall and Villard Hall, to create sustainable, innovative and flexible spaces that support general studies and the Departments of Mathematics, Theatre Arts and Cinema Studies. University and Villard Halls are the two founding buildings of the University of Oregon. Together, along with the surrounding grounds, the buildings are designated a National Historic Landmark site.

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RFQ: DEPARTMENT OF ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES (Salem, OR)  
Deadline to Submit:  Monday, March 25, 5pm PST

The Oregon Arts Commission is accepting qualifications from artists or artist teams for Percent for Art in Public Places opportunities at the Department of Administrative Service (DAS) Executive Building. The Executive Building is undergoing a full renovation, while maintaining and restoring historic elements of the building and the recently remodeled lobby. The building is scheduled to reopen in Spring of 2024, but artwork will be expected to be installed by Spring, 2025.

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CASCADES RAPTOR CENTER: YOUTH AND ADULT RAPTOR ART CHALLENGE
Deadline to Submit:  Wednesday, March 20 2024

Cascades Raptor Center is excited to announce their Raptor Art Challenge, a community project to inspire creativity, curiosity, and conservation. The art challenge is a fun (and free!) way for participants to creatively showcase the importance and wonder of raptors.

Youth Challenge – Open to Oregon residents grades 2 – 12. This year’s theme, Osprey and Turkey Vultures, encourages students to discover the unique adaptations of these two spectacular birds of prey species! A selection of artists will be honored and artwork placed on display. Please read the guidelines and raptor information.

Adult Juried Exhibition – Open to Oregon residents Ages 18 and up. This juried exhibition will go on display in Springfield’s City Hall Gallery and onsite at the Cascades Raptor Center. Please read the submission entry information before filling out the online application.

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SHOW YOUR LOVE FOR THE EUGENE PUBLIC LIBRARY THROUGH ART!
Deadline to Submit:  Sunday, March 31st 

Show your love for Eugene Public Library by designing a logo that we can use on promotional materials – this logo will be used in advocacy and awareness campaigns to convey that our library is essential to our community.

Winning designs from the top submissions will be chosen by popular vote. The logo with the most votes wins the Grand Prize ($1,000). The entry with the second most votes wins First Place ($500), third most votes wins Second Place ($250), and fourth most votes wins Third Place ($100). The Grand Prize winner will be announced at Eugene Public Library Foundation’s premiere annual event, Booked for the Evening, on May 4.

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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.


MAUDE KERNS 2025/2026 EXHIBITS SEASON
Deadline to Submit: April 15th, 11:59 pm MST 

Maude Kerns Art Center is currently accepting submissions for its 2025 – 2026 Exhibits Season. Local, regional, and national artists (individuals and groups) working in 2- and 3-dimensional mediums, as well as installation art, are invited to submit their work for consideration. Solo, group, and/or themed shows will be curated based on the content, quality, and number of submissions. There is a $35 application fee.

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SPRINGFIELD ARTS COMMISSION MUSICIAN APPLICATION
Deadline to Apply: ongoing

The Springfield Arts Commission is looking for musicians to perform during Springfield’s Second Friday Art Walk!  Any type or style of music is welcome, but please note that the music is intended to be in the background and complimentary to patrons viewing art.
  • All performances take place at City Hall in Springfield
  • Performances take place on the second Friday of each month between 5-6:45
  • Performers receive a $100 stipend, and are included in all pre-event promotions, including email marketing, press releases and posters
  • Approved applicants will be contacted regarding scheduling
Musician slots are available beginning in March 2024!

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


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


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


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