Call for Art: University of Cincinnati, Blue Ash College, Ohio

Call for Art: The Art Gallery, University of Cincinnati, Blue Ash College, Ohio

Deadline: June 30

The Art Gallery at the University of Cincinnati, Blue Ash College (UCBA) is accepting submissions for solo and group exhibitions for the 2016-2017 season. UCBA is located just north of Cincinnati and the gallery has approximately 100 sq ft of exhibition space housed in an old school building just off campus. The Gallery is considering works in all media, please see the prospectus link for submission guidelines. Submissions will be accepted from artists residing in the United States, with preference to artists within a 200 mile radius of Cincinnati. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis, but first consideration for upcoming season given to those submitted by June 30, 2016.

** Moderator’s note: Nashville is about 70 miles outside of the 200 mile radius but artists in Kentucky should be well within the boundary. Don’t let that deter you from applying though! (all calculations done very unscientifically via googlemaps)

Call for Art: The Chesapeake Gallery, Bel Air, MD

Call for Art: The Chesapeake Gallery, Harford Community College, Bel Air, MD

Deadline: August 15

The Chesapeake Gallery at Harford Community College, located in Bel Air, MD, is excited to invite artists, artist groups and curators working in any medium or format to apply for our 2017-2018 exhibition seasons! Artists and/or curators are responsible for the transportation or shipping of all artwork to and from the Chesapeake Gallery. There is a $10.00 application fee but no commission on sold work. Please visit the website below for more details on how to apply!

Call for Art: A Sense of Place, Augusta, GA

Call for Art: A Sense of Place, The Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, Augusta, Georgia

Deadline: June 30

The Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art is pleased to  announce its 2016 juried fine art competition, A Sense of Place. Open to participants from throughout the United States, this thirty-sixth annual event seeks to recognize the outstanding quality and  diversity of work being generated by contemporary American artists

Three cash prizes will be given, including a $750 Best of Show Award and two $500 Juror’s Awards. At the juror’s discretion, additional non-cash Honorable Mention awards may also be presented. Award recipients will be announced on Friday, September 9, 2016, at the opening reception for A Sense of Place.

The 2016 juried fine art competition is open to all US artists age 18 and older. All works must be original, not previously exhibited at the Gertrude Herbert Institute of Art, and completed on or after June 1, 2014. Work that predates this cut-off date will not be considered.

Entries in the following media will be accepted: painting, drawing, mixed media, printmaking, ceramics, sculpture, and photography. Film and video pieces are ineligible. Entries are not judged in media categories.

Call for Public Art: Nashville Airport RFQ, Nashville, TN

Nashville International Airport Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for Public Art for the Consolidated Rental Agency Complex (CONRAC) Facility – Concrete Columns Project

Deadline: July 15


The Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority and Arts at the Airport invite artists to submit their qualifications to design and install a public artwork to be integrated onto 23 concrete columns leading to the Nashville International Airport’s Consolidated Rental Agency Complex (CONRAC). Artists must comply with the submission requirements described in this Request for Qualifications to be considered.

Call for Art: Firmly Rooted, M.S. Rezny Gallery, Lexington, KY

Call for Art: Firmly Rooted, M.S. Rezny Gallery, Lexington, Kentucky

Deadline: June 1st

Firmly Rooted is a juried exhibition addressing our ongoing, symbiotic relationship with plants. This is an open call to artists in the USA for works in any medium including painting, drawing, collage, photography, printmaking, sculpture, mixed media, video, fiber, and any type of non-traditional art.  Artists are encouraged but not limited to submit work that address some aspect of our connection with the plant world.–topics such as consumption, environmental reclamation, invasive species, extinction, healing and medicine, stories and myth. Artists are also encouraged to submit work that adheres to their personal aesthetic and formal styles of botanical representation.!firmly-rooted-2016/m9ncm

Call for Art: The Museum of the Real and Odd, iMOCA, Indianapolis, IN

Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art (iMOCA)
Juried Exhibition, “The Museum of the Real and Odd”

The Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art (iMOCA) is seeking submissions for an unusual exhibition curated by Jeremy Efroymson titled “The Museum of the Real and Odd.” The exhibition will run from December 2, 2016 to January 21, 2017.

We are seeking contemporary artwork that deals with a variety of concepts and takes on the subjects of weirdness, oddness, otherness, Bigfoot, UFO’s, mythical creatures, etc. Serious and conceptual works in all media will be considered. Works can be already produced or created specifically for this exhibition.

Deadline for your submissions : August 1, 2016.

For more information on iMOCA:
Please direct questions and requests for information on the submission process to Jeremy Efroymson at

Call for Art: Roots & Culture, Chicago, IL

Call for Art: Roots & Culture, Chicago, Illinois
Submissions for 2 person exhibitions (Double Exposure) for the spring 2017 season are due May 27th, 2016.
Proposals are accepted for single artists and two person shows for our Double Exposure series. Proposals are accepted on a rolling calendar and then reviewed twice yearly, once in early December and again in early June by a panel comprised of Roots & Culture’s Programming Committee including two members of the Chicago arts community from outside the organization.
Proposals are only accepted in electronic format, sent to Single artist submissions are eligible for pairing by our Programming Committee and must include an artist statement not exceeding 300 words and a current CV. We also accept two person show proposals that should include an exhibition statement (statement of intent) not exceeding 300 words and current CVs. All submissions should include image lists and 15- 20 images organized in folders, zip files, or via a third party download/ hosting site (no Google Drive please) or 3-4 linked video clips (or a combination of images and videos). There is a $10 submission fee per proposal, payable by check or Paypal pay HERE. Mailing address is 1034 N Milwaukee Ave. Chicago, IL 60642. Do not expect a confirmation of receipt.
Double Exposure supports primarily Chicago- based artists, comprising at least 2/3 of the program.
Programming is organized 6- 9 months ahead of exhibition dates. Typical exhibitions run for 4-5 weeks. There is a five day installation period before the show. Accepted artists receive a $400 stipend. Roots & Culture also provides photo documentation of the installation. Some budget for shipping is available.