Poets The 2018 Janet B. McCabe Poetry Prize from Ruminate Magazine will be judged by Ilya Kaminsky. General submissions of fiction, nonfiction, and art are also open. Learn more.
Deadline: May 15, 2018
Stencil Artists The Cultural Center of Cape Cod, a non-profit arts organization located in South Yarmouth, invites artists to submit designs for STENCIL ART 2018. Stencil designs will be selected to be used on various sidewalks and public places throughout the town. Learn more.
May 25, 2018
Photographers Entries are currently being accepted for Contemporary Photography 2008-2018, an international juried exhibition in New York (July 13, 2018 – August 11, 2018). This is an open call to artists for an exhibition at Site:Brooklyn.This exhibition will reflect the ambitious, innovative and contemporary in photography today. The juror is Kristen Gaylord, the Beaumont & Nancy Newhall Curatorial Fellow in the Department of Photography at MoMA. Learn more.
Deadline: May 28, 2018
Call for Artists The 11th Annual Governors Island Art Fair in New York is seeking independent artists worldwide working in all disciplines; Painting, Photography, Sculpture, Installation, Video, and Sound Art. This is New York’s largest independent exhibition. Once selected by 4heads jury, your exhibition space is free. The entire massive event is free to the general public. And as an emerging or established artist, you are free to present your work, your way, at this acclaimed independent art fair in New York City. Because 4heads works hard to keep artists’ costs to a bare minimum, gallery scouts, journalists and collectors know that this is where to find the freshest talent, and they come back every year to see what’s been discovered. Many past GIAF artists have launched their art careers here. Learn more.
Deadline: May 28, 2018
Call to Designers, Artists and Metalsmiths Artists DANGERR: A Design Competition is looking for bold, affordable works of wearable, useable or decorative art to further an awareness of the gun violence epidemic. They hope to promote conversations that spark debate while providing needed resources to support real action including a planned gun amnesty/buy-back organized by artist Scott Lapham. Learn more.
Deadline: June 2, 2018
Call to Artists L’Atelier Berkshires Gallery is in search of artists to feature in exhibitions this Summer and Fall 2018. Learn more.
Deadline for summer exhibitions: June 6, 2018
Deadline for fall exhibitions: August 31, 2018
Public Art Commission A request for proposals has been announced for a paid public art commission in Washington, DC. Make Room, a DC-based nonprofit working to address America’s rental housing crisis — and the 11 million families who spend over 50% of their income on rent. This September, Make Room will commission 11 US artists to participate in a public art exhibition called “The Doors of Make Room.” The 11 selected artists will be commissioned to paint a distinctive fiberglass door that will be exhibited on the streets of the nation’s capital from Sept. 14 to Sept. 25, 2018. The painting on the door should comment on, or raise awareness of, the affordable housing crisis. Each artist will receive an honorarium of $1,000, plus up to $450 for supplies, three days of free studio space, travel, accommodations and meals. Learn more.
Deadline: June 8, 2018
Call to Artists, Photographers The Somerville Toy Camera Festival seeks entries for its 6th annual celebration of toy and lo-fi photography. 2018 Festival juror Jennifer Shaw will select photographs for three concurrent gallery exhibitions to be mounted in September. Images of any subject matter, made with low- or no-tech cameras such as Holgas, Dianas, Brownies, pinholes, or disposable cameras are eligible. The key criteria are plastic lenses and a lack of reliable exposure control. Submit to the light, loosen control, and embrace the accidental! Learn more.
Deadline: June 24, 2018
Exhibition Proposals The Brookline Arts Center is currently accepting exhibition proposals. Their call for proposals encourages solo artists and groups of all levels to organize and present a professional exhibition with the guidance and support of their staff. The BAC’s gallery hosts up to three solo or group proposed exhibitions each calendar year. Their gallery committee consisting of local artists and art professionals makes the selections. Learn more.
Deadline: July 1, 2018