OREGON COUNTRY FAIR PERFORMERS
Deadline to Apply: February 15th, 2020

Performers and artists needed for the Oregon Country Fair! There are several different venues and stages at the Fair to highlight and accommodate a wide variety of acts and ensemble sizes.  Read more

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CALL FOR WRITERS
Deadline to Apply: February 15th, 2020

New art & literary press Seventh Child is currently holding an open call for submissions from artists and writers. The theme for the upcoming debut publication is “The Sick” and encourages various interpretations, expressions, and perspectives. All media is accepted, and there is no fee to submit. Please send 1-5 work samples as email attachments (hi-res jpegs or pdfs) to info@seventh-child.com and include your name as you wish it to be printed. Everyone featured in the final publication will receive a free copy. Read more

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CALL FOR YOUTH ART – ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE PATHWAYS SUMMIT
Deadline to Apply: February 15th, 2020

Are you 15-25 years old and have a passion for racial justice & the environment? Eugene-based nonprofit Beyond Toxics and the NAACP are co-hosting the first Oregon Environmental Justice Pathways Summit at the University of Oregon on April 17-18 and are seeking artworks made by youth ages 15-25 related to the themes of environmental and racial justice. Selected artists will be invited to showcase/perform their piece at the summit. Read more

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OCF CREATIVE HEIGHTS GRANT
Deadline to Apply: February 17th, 2020

Oregon Community Foundation’s Creative Heights initiative provides up to $100,000 per project for artists and culture bearers to stretch their creative capacity, share new works and test new ideas. Up to $1 million in proposals will be funded in 2020.  Read more

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UO’S ALL SIZES FIT SHOW
Deadline to Apply: February 17th, 2020

All Sizes Fit is a positive body image campaign that aims to increase body positivity and decrease the social pressures associated with obtaining an “ideal body.” All Sizes Fit includes an art show, with submissions representing body positivity, body acceptance, body image, and/or All Sizes Fit. This show is open to all, with current UO students eligible to win prizes. Read more

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SMJ HOUSE: THE WORK STILL TO DO
Deadline to Apply: February 20th, 2020

We are looking for work that is inspired by the movement towards a more equitable world for the last 100+ years… to help inspire the future generations to continue the work going forward. That is ambiguous and lofty, but we don’t want to get too specific. We want to see what an artist is inspired to create. What does equity and equality mean to you? How do you bring that to life in art? Is that through a painting? is that through sculpture? Is it through fabric? It’s about how you are inspired … and how that inspiration will inspire others.  Click here for artist submission form and more information.

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HALLIE FORD FELLOWSHIPS IN THE VISUAL ARTS
Deadline to Apply: February 20th, 2020

The Foundation awards up to three unrestricted Hallie Ford Fellowships in the Visual Arts per calendar year, each in the amount of $35,000, to Oregon visual artists who have demonstrated a depth of sophisticated practice and potential for significant future accomplishment. Read more

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LAKE OSWEGO FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS
Deadline to Apply: February 24th; March 3rd; March 16th; April 8th; June 21st, 2020

This call to artists includes six unique art exhibits to which artists may submit. Exhibits include jewelry, miniatures, and more. The annual Festival includes more than 600 local, national, and international artists, live music on two stages, performances, kids activities, artist demos, and a variety of delicious food. Read more

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THE NEW ZONE – ZONE 4 ALL
Deadline to Apply: drop off on February 29th

ZONE 4 ALL is a non-juried open show at the New Zone Gallery in Eugene, hosted by The New Zone Arts Collective, a non-profit arts organization, located at 22 W. 7th Ave. “ZONE 4 ALL” (Spring Edition) will run during the month of March, show dates are March 6- 27. The non-juried show is open to all artists with any 2-D piece(s) and 3-D work. Artists must hand deliver up to 4 ready to display pieces to the New Zone on Sat., February 29, 12-6 pm. Work without proper hanging devices will not be accepted. A $10 entry fee per piece for work displayed and a 35% commission to New Zone for art sold. Cards and prints of displayed work are also accepted to sell. An opening reception will be held with food, music and refreshments on the First Friday ArtWalk at 5:30 p.m. on March 6. For more information, go to newzonegallery.org or call Steve LaRiccia at 541.517.1488.

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THE EXPERIENCE COLLECTIVE
Deadline to Apply: March 1st, 2020

The Experience Collective is looking for artists across Oregon and beyond to exhibit and sell their art at its annual Experience Arts and Music Festival at WOW Hall in Eugene, Oregon. This opportunity is for artists of all mediums including, but not limited to: painting, digital work, photography, ceramics, sculpture, printmaking, fibers, and drawing. There is no theme or specific genre the submissions must follow, the sky’s the limit! Not only is the collective looking for visual artists, but also local musicians either as a group or individual performers to play for the event. Emerging as well as mid career artists are welcome to apply! Read more and submit here.

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CORVALLIS ARTS CENTER CALL FOR ARTISTS
Deadline to Apply: March 15th, 2020

The Arts Center Exhibition Committee seeks proposals for the 2021-22 Main Gallery exhibition program. Each calendar year, The Arts Center’s Main Gallery features a number of scheduled exhibits that last generally five to six weeks. We seek submissions that give us the opportunity to broaden our audience and connect with other fields of interest within the Corvallis community such as science, technology, agriculture and relevant social issues. One of our core questions is “why here, why now” as to determine the relevance of particular proposals. We encourage chosen artists to provide us with support videos and/or digital slide shows to enhance the conversation. We are inviting both artists and curators to respond to this Call to Artists.  All artists/ curators from the Pacific Northwest are eligible. Artists are responsible for all shipping or delivery. The Exhibition Committee reserves the right to combine artists who have submitted individually. Link for images, floorplans and size measurements of the gallery. 1,200 square feet, with 150 feet of linear wall space. For more information contact Hester Coucke, The Arts Center curator, at hester@theartscenter.net or 541-754-1551, ext. 658.

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LOCAL 14 CALL FOR ARTISTS
Deadline to Apply: March 15th, 2020

Lake Oswego Art & Craft League, LOCAL 14, announces a call to artists for their annual juried art show and sale, to be held October 2-4, 2020, at the World Forestry Center in Portland, OR. West coast artists from California to Alaska, including British Columbia and Idaho, are invited to apply. Read more

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UMPQUA VALLEY ARTS SUMMER ART FESTIVAL
Deadline to Apply: March 15th (Early Bird)/June 1st, 2020

Applications are now open to become an Art Vendor for the Umpqua Valley Arts Association’s 52nd Annual Summer Arts Festival held in Fir Grove Park in Southern Oregon. Read more

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CALL FOR MAKERS
Deadline to Apply: March 27th, 2020

Produced by ArtCity Eugene, Maker Fest 2020 is a community celebration of makers, people who combine creative and/or tech skills with the entrepreneurial spirit, and the maker legacy we continue to build in Oregon. The Maker Fest will take place in Downtown Eugene on Broadway and Willamette Streets during the July 5th First Friday ArtWalk. Each Maker will be offered up to 10′ x 10′ of exhibition space. This will also be the opening event for the Nation of Makers Conference, hosted in Eugene for 2020, and is an opportunity for Oregon legacy companies, maker spaces, and makers to come together and share their stories with community and national audiences in engaging ways. Read more

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PHOTOGRAPHY JURIED SHOW 
Deadline to Apply: March 28th-29th (Springfield) and March 28th (Florence) 

PhotoZone Gallery announces its Call for Artists for the April 2020 32nd Annual Juried Show Exhibition. All photographers are welcome. Submit a maximum of two photographs that meet PhotoZone Gallery’s guidelines. Submit at Emerald Art Center or at Siuslaw Public Library. Max of 2 submissions. Read more

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TRUCKER HAT DESIGN
Deadline to Apply: March 31st, 2020

Art needed for southern’s Oregon’s Sunday Afternoons HATS‘ “Artist Series” trucker hats – $500 prize! See previous winning entry by Eugene artist Jessilyn Brinkerhoff now on sale. Read more

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AROUND OREGON ANNUAL EXHIBIT
Deadline to Apply: April 5th, 2020

The Around Oregon Annual exhibit is open to artists living in all parts of our state.  This exhibition recognizes the quality and diversity in the creative expression of artists throughout Oregon. Our intent is to show young and upcoming, as well as mature and established artists together. The Around Oregon Annual also recognizes and encourages excellence by awarding cash prizes, thoughtfully selected from the actual work. Read more

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MAUDE KERNS CALL FOR ARTISTS
Deadline to Apply: April 10th, 2020 

Maude Kerns Art Center is currently accepting submissions for its 2021 & 2022 Exhibits Schedule. 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. Read more

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2020 EUGENE BIENNIAL
Deadline to Apply: April 15th, 2020

Oregon artists 18 years and older from Lane, Linn, Lincoln, Benton, Douglas and Coos counties are invited to submit one to three recent works (paintings, prints, photography, mixed-media, fibers, sculpture, ceramics, etc.) to to be considered for the 2020 Eugene Biennial at Karin Clarke Gallery in Eugene, Oregon. This exhibit will showcase artistic excellence by visual artists in our beautiful region, and will take place in August of 2020. Award winners from the show will be invited back one year later to show more of their work at Karin Clarke Gallery. Awards include Best of Show for $500, Three Jurors Choice Awards of $250, and more. Read more

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EMERALD PRINT EXCHANGE CALL FOR PRINTMAKERS
Deadline to Apply: June 1st, 2020, or until all spots are filled 

Each participating artist sends us an edition of twelve hand-pulled original prints. We send each artist ten original prints by other artists, randomly selected by us. We retain two prints from every edition we receive, to be exhibited and sold for PAN and WhitPrint fundraising. And we use some of the images online to promote the Emerald Print. The Emerald Print Exchange is open to all printmakers. It is limited to 200 participants, in order of registration. A non-refundable entry fee is required. All forms of editionable, hand-pulled prints are acceptable, including etching/aquatint, lithography, woodcut, linocut, mezzotint, and screenprint. Read more

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OREGON DEPT OF FISH & WILDLIFE ART CONTEST
Deadline to Apply: September 25th, 2020

Artists are invited to compete in the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s 2021 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. Entries will be accepted between August 28 and 5 p.m. on September 25, 2020 at the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Headquarters, 4034 Fairview Industrial Drive SE, Salem, OR 97302. Artists can enter one or all three contests. Please visit https://www.dfw.state.or.us/stamp_contest/index.asp for contest rules, eligible species, entry form, and to view images of entries from previous years. There is no entry fee to apply. The winning artist for each contest will receive a $2,000 award.

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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

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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.

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MCKENZIE RESTAURANT GALLERY
Deadline to Apply: Ongoing

Display and sell your work at McKenzie General Store! Email for more information at info@mckenziegeneral.com.

 


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