FIESTA CULTURAL CALL TO ARTISTS
Deadline to apply: Ongoing

Calling all Latino/a/x/e and indigenous identifying artists interested in participating in 2022 Fiesta Cultural!  We are looking for artists working in all art forms and mediums, including music, visual art (painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, etc), poetry, textiles, food, dance, theatre, and more.  Artists may be contacted by Lane Arts Council or other event organizers for opportunities around the community, including performing at community events, featured on Live Stream Artist Happy Hours, part of visual arts exhibits around the community, or highlighted on social media as the artist of the week.  Read more.


BLACK HEALING: ARTS AND NATURE EXHIBIT
Deadline to Submit: August 15, 2022

The purpose of this exhibit is to inspire healing, connect to nature, and appreciate the incredible value of Black artistry. This non-juried exhibit is open to Black artists in Oregon working in a diverse range of artistic mediums including painting, mixed media, acrylic, pottery, glass, photography, illustration, and creative writing. The exhibit will take place at Holy Beanz Coffee in Portland on August 27, 2022. Learn more.


MUSICIANS FOR THE 2ND FRIDAY ART WALK IN SPRINGFIELD
Deadline to Submit: August 15, 2022

The Springfield Arts Commission is looking for musicians to perform at the City Hall and new Young Artist’s Galleries’ artist receptions September-December 2022 and each month in 2023. Music is an important part of the lively atmosphere of the 2nd Friday Art Walk receptions and they welcome applications from solo musicians or groups from all genres. They offer a $100 stipend for each month’s performance. Learn more and apply.


HILSBORO’S MURAL ROSTER
Deadline to Submit: August 22, 2022, 5pm

Murals are a powerful tool for developing and celebrating community identity and for affording artists opportunities to introduce creative and cultural expression into the built environment. To harness the power of murals and to help connect artists with mural opportunities, the City of Hillsboro is seeking applications to develop its Mural Roster, a list of qualified local and regional artists who want to engage in mural projects. The opportunity to be included in the Mural Roster is open to all artists residing within 200 miles of Hillsboro and who can demonstrate skills, experience, or desire to work in mural projects. Artists of all experience, background, mural-making processes, and materials will be considered for inclusion. Being selected for the Mural Roster does not guarantee a project opportunity.  Learn more.


UPSTREAM ART
Deadline to Submit: August 25, 3:30pm

Eugene Public Works is launching an Upstream Art Project to help communicate the importance of storm drains, their function, and their connection to our rivers. Local artists are invited to paint mini-murals next to storm drains in Eugene with visual messages about protecting out waterways, stream habitat, and aquatic wildlife. The theme for 2022 is “Clean Rivers Start Here.” There are up to four storm drains planned for the 2022 project. Artist selection will be based on how well the theme is conveyed, how well the artist depicts that storm drains lead to rivers and how well the art encourages the community to help protect local waterways. Each artist selected (up to four total) will receive $1,000 total compensation after the artwork is installed. Artwork installation will take place on September 29-30. Read more.


THE GHOST SHOW
Deadline to Submit: August 26, 2022

Art in Oregon works to build bridges between artists and communities. This autumn they are seeking to extend that bridge beyond the veil. The Ghost Show is your opportunity to show what haunts you. What ghosts lurk in your attic? What chains rattle the hallways of your mind? How has the paranormal influenced your work?  Read more.


OREGON DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND WILDLIFE ART CONTEST 
Submission time period: August 26 – September 30, 2022

Artists are invited to compete in the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s 2023 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. Artists can enter multiple contests and there is no fee to apply. The winning artist for each contest will receive a $2,000 award. Read more.


SPRINGFIELD CITY HALL GALLERY
Deadline to Submit: August 31, 2022

The Springfield Arts Commission invites local and regional artists to apply to exhibit in the City Hall Gallery in 2023. The 70-foot gallery wall at City Hall provides ample space to exhibit your work and is seen by more than 3,700 visitors each month. Cases for three-dimensional art are also available. Solo or group shows and curated thematic exhibitions are encouraged to apply. Proposals will be reviewed by the commission. Read more.


1ST ANNUAL COASTAL PLEIN AIR ART & WINE FESTIVAL
Deadline to Submit: August 31, 2022

The Florence Regional Arts Alliance (FRAA) is very excited to invite artists to participate in their 1st Annual Coastal Plein Air Art & Wine Festival to be held at the Florence Events Center. This event will begin with the artists painting scenes along our beautiful coast from the northern city of Newport, OR down to the southern city of Coos Bay, OR.  The artists can paint between September 16th and September 29th at which point they can contribute up to 3 paintings to the Art & Wine Festival to be held at the Florence Events Center on October 1st and 2nd where their paintings will be judged for awards as well as on sale to the public which are invited to attend the Art & Wine Festival. Read more.


REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS: MAIN STREET COMMONS
Deadline to Submit: August 31, 2022

Tualatin Valley Creates (TVC), the leading art service organization for Washington County, Oregon is administering a call for public art for Henry Point Development (HPD), a locally-focused company working to reimagine historical ‘Main Street’ buildings for today’s business needs and community lifestyles. In partnership with the City of Hillsboro, HPD has committed multiple exterior facades on their newest acquisition, the old US Bank Building located in the heart of Hillsboro’s Cultural Art District on the south east corner of E Main Street and SE 2nd Ave, Downtown Hillsboro for public art installations. The project is being called “The Main Street Commons”. It will house multiple dining options and small retail spaces.

TVC and HPD are taking a modern and long-ranging approach toward this opportunity– To install artworks as suspended, commercial quality banners/panels that can then be re-curated every 5+ years as a way to keep Downtown fresh and promote many artists’ talents over time. Chosen artists will be commissioned for new artwork(s) specific to the theme. The artwork will then be captured (photographed and/or digitally converted) to be reproduced large-scale. All mediums and modalities welcome.  Read more.


REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS: RIVERFRONT PLAZA PERCENT FOR ART PROJECT
Deadline to Submit: September 4, 2022, 10:59pm

The City of Eugene is issuing a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for the Riverfront Plaza Percent for Art Project. This commission is open to all professional artists who are located and working within Washington, Oregon, Idaho and Northern California. Experienced artist without public art experience paired with an experienced public artist encouraged to apply. The all-inclusive budget for this project is $150,000.  Read more.


SUTTLE LODGE ARTIST RESIDENCY
Deadline to Submit: September 15, 2022

The Artist Residency program at the Suttle Lodge was created to provide an opportunity for artists and thinkers to commune with nature, the seasonal elements, and their work. They welcome artists and thinkers across all disciplines to apply including illustrators, writers, musicians, spoken word poets, dancers, and more. Residents are hosted for two weeks in cabin 8, a rustic cabin tucked away under the pines and situated on the eastern nook of Suttle Lake. Nestled in the Deschutes National Forest, the residency provides a quiet, cozy, and introspective respite for artists. Learn more.


ZONE 4 ALL
Deadline to Submit: September 25, 2022, 8pm

The New Zone Artist Collective, a non-profit arts organization, will host a past New Zone tradition “ZONE 4 ALL” (Fall Edition) during the month of October. Show dates are October 7-28th. The non-juried show is open to all artists with up to four 2-D piece(s), 36” and under in width, or 3-D work. 2-D artwork will need proper hanging wire to 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.  Entry forms will be done online this year for the first time. Learn more and submit here.


“FOOD IS…” ART EXHIBIT
Deadline to Submit: October 15, 2022, 5pm

White Lotus Gallery hosts a juried art show with the theme “Food Is…” to benefit FOOD For Lane County. This show will run from February 24 through April 1, 2023. Entries must be derived from original concept and design and should explore the subject of food. Work in any medium will be considered by the jury.  Read more.


2023-2024 OREGON BLUE BOOK PHOTOGRAPHY CONTEST
Deadline to Submit: October 22, 2022. 

The Oregon Secretary of State’s Archives Division is hosting its biennial cover image photography contest. Two images will be selected, one to grace the front cover and the other for the back cover of the 2023-2024 Oregon Blue Book. The contest is open to Oregon residents who are amateur photographers. Images must be captured in Oregon and photographers can submit images for consideration online at the submission webpage or through postal mail. Previous Oregon Blue Book cover images can be viewed here.


ONGOING


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


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.


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


SUBMIT YOUR CALL TO ARTISTS

Please send your notice formatted like the entries above to kari@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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