Call for Art: Solo Exhibition at Channel to Channel, Nashville, TN

Call for Art: Solo Exhibition at Channel to Channel, Nashville, TN

Deadline: 12/31/16

Elgibility: Any artist, living in the Southern portion of the United States, 18 years or older, is eligible to enter 2-D work in any medium. Please no photography at this time.

Specifications: Maximum size is 72” in any dimension. All work must be suitable for presentation or framed. Wall pieces must have appropriate hardware for hanging. The director will exclude work that does not conform to this standard.

Application: Please submit 5-10 .jpg images to Drobox link ok. Include in the labeling of each file: Your Name, Title of the piece if applicable, size, medium. Please also include a CV.

Entry Fee: $20 – Paypal to

Call for Art: Nasty Women Nashville, Nashville, TN

Call for Art: Nasty Women Nashville, Nashville, TN

Deadline: January 7, 2017

This is the Nashville sister of the Nasty Women Exhibition in Queens, NYC. This is a group exhibition that serves to demonstrate solidarity among artists who identify with being a Nasty Woman in the face of threats to roll back women’s rights, individual rights, LGBTQ+ rights, and immigrant rights. It also serves as a fundraiser to support organizations defending these rights and to be a platform for organization near the Trump Presidential Inauguration in January.


Call for Art: 32nd Annual Positive/Negative National Juried Art Exhibition: P/N 32 ‘Curated’ and P/N 32 ‘Open,’ ETSU, TN

Call for Art: 32nd Annual Positive/Negative National Juried Art Exhibition: P/N 32 ‘Curated’ and P/N 32 ‘Open’, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tennessee

Deadline: January 31, 2017

Organized by Slocumb Galleries under ETSU Department of Art & Design, P/N serves as platform for diverse and innovative contemporary art practices since 1985. This year’s juror is Dr. Anja Foerschner, independent curator, photographer and research specialist at the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, CA.

P/N32 ‘Curated’ – March 13 to April 7, 2017, at Slocumb Galleries. Dr. Foerschner wrote, “Recent political developments in Europe and the US testify to deep-seated divide, high frustration and fear seated in its population. The public discourse is characterized by political and economic themes with humane and cultural issues receiving less attention. The visual arts are pushed into the margins, even though their power as tool for expression of, reflection on, and change of social conditions is undeniable and currently becomes increasingly important. PN32 Curated seeks diverse work that reclaim art’s space in our society, especially in times of political/social upheaval; pieces that are created out of concern with cultural, social, economic and political circumstances.”

P/N ‘Open’ – March 13 to 31, 2017 at Tipton Gallery, has NO theme or media preference.

Open to US-based artists 18 years and older. Work max of 6 ft., installation/performance artists may submit video. Juror notification: February 15, 2017; receive accepted work: March 8, 2017. Juror’s Lecture and Awarding Reception: March 30, Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m. Up to $1,000 in cash prize ($500 for Best of Show, $100/ea Honorable Mention) and exhibit opportunities with catalogue.

For inquiries, email SG Director Karlota I. Contreras-Koterbay via or call/text 423.483.3179. Entry fee: $ Deadline for submission: January 31, 2017.

Call for Art: Cover Art, Number: Journal of the Arts for Tennessee, Mississippi, and Arkansas

Call for Art: Cover Art, Number: Journal of the Arts for Tennessee, Mississippi, and Arkansas.

Deadline: September 16

No. 88 Art at Intersections
How artists who find themselves at the intersection of interrelated identities—in race, gender, sexuality, ethnicity or ability.

Artists from AL, AR, FL, GA, KY, LA, MO, MS, NC, SC, TN, TX, and VA are eligible to apply. Artwork will be selected by the Guest Editor of the issue. Artwork will also be seen on the Number:Inc website and on Facebook. All appearances of the artwork will be credited. Visit for examples of past covers. Notifications will only be sent out to the artist whose work was selected.

Call for Art: Alive At The Bluebird Poster Contest, Nashville, TN

Call for Art: Alive At The Bluebird, Nashville, TN

Deadline: October 3

Now entering its 24th year, Alive At The Bluebird is the longest-running concert series in Bluebird Cafe history and Alive Hospice’s signature fundraiser.

The winning entry in the 2017 Alive At The Bluebird Poster Contest will be featured on event posters and T-shirts, event programs and other promotional vehicles. Additionally, the winning entry will be signed by participating songwriters and auctioned at the end of the concert series. Plus: Up to 10 entries will be displayed in Alive Hospice’s Gallery! It’s a chance to win notoriety, to have your original work recognized and displayed, to help raise much-needed funding for an organization that does so much good in our community and possibly win prize money.

Call for Art: Seed Space, Nashville, TN

Call for Art: Seed Space, Nashville, TN

Deadline: Rolling Deadline for 2017-18

Please refer to Past Exhibitions to see the kind of projects Seed Space supports.

Seed Space Lab at Track One

– SS+L Proposals should be temporary, site specific, and we encourage the incorporation of new media technologies.

Seed Social Socially Engaged Works

– SS+S Proposals should engage the public, address a social challenge, and result in presentation.

Seed Performs Performance Art

– SS+P Proposals should occur during openings, thus be no more than 3 hours in length.


Call for Art: 2nd SHOEBOX, Todd Gallery, MTSU, TN

Call for Art: 2nd SHOEBOX, Todd Gallery, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Deadline: November 30, 2016

SHOEBOX is an international juried competition featuring three-dimensional work designed to fit within the inner dimensions of a shoebox selected by each participating artist.

● Each applicant is free to select any shoebox for use from baby-size shoes to boots.

● Shoebox must be used to encase and accompany the shipment of each exhibit selected work.

● Shoebox is intended only as a size guide, not for incorporation into work or as part of display unless that is artist’s desire.

● Shoebox must have been commercially produced and feature the brand of shoe originally contained.

● Double box work after placing work in shoebox first for added shipping protection & packing efficiency.

● Once emptied after delivery shoeboxes will be used for promotional purposes and returned with work at close of exhibit.