Artist Opportunity Listings



Call for Entries: Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital’s Art Ability program

Malvern, PA

Deadline: July 18

Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital’s Art Ability program is now accepting artist entries for the 2018–19 Exhibition and Sale. This marks the 23rd year of the international juried exhibition and sale of art and fine crafts by artists with disabilities. Learn more.


Environmental Art and Communications Intern

Philadelphia, PA

Deadline: July 23

The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, an urban environmental education center in the Roxborough neighborhood of Philadelphia, seeks an intern to support both the Environmental Art Department’s exhibition program and the Center’s marketing and public relations efforts. Click here for more information.


OPEN SUBMISSIONS the Woven Tale Press Internet Magazine

East Setauket, Ny

Deadline: July 31

The Woven Tale Press is a monthly online literary and fine arts magazine.  The Press mission is to grow traffic to noteworthy artists and writers on the Web; we link contributors works directly back to their websites or blogs.  The Press welcomes submissions of painting, mixed media, crafts (including fiber), sculpture, photography, printmaking, and experimental.  We pride ourselves on being electric.  Click here for Submission guidlines.  Learn More.


The S&R Foundation Washington Award  

Washington, DC

Deadline: August 3

Since its inception in 2001, the Washington Award has recognized talented artists in the fields of, music, dance, and visual arts especially those who contribute to international cultural collaboration. This year we are excited to announce the amount of the Washington Award will be increased to a cash prize of $10,000. In addition, the Awards Committee may designate a Grand Prize winner who will receive an additional $5,000.  Award winners are honored annually in the spring at the Washington Awards Ceremony. 2019 applications are now open through August 3, 2018. Click here to apply. Learn more.


106th Annual Exhibition

Pittsburgh, PA

Deadline: August 6

The Associated Artists of Pittsburgh 106th Annual Exhibition will be held this fall, September 13th – October 27th, at the SouthSide Works Development. The Annual Exhibition is also open to non-members to submit their work for consideration. Artists must reside in or maintain a studio within a 150-mile radius of Pittsburgh. Upon acceptance to the Annual, the artist receives AAP membership. $100 entry fee for non-members. Learn more


First FriDEATE: Underdog Days at the NKCDC Garden

Philadelphia, PA

Deadline: August 8

IDEATE welcomes emerging and established artists, crafters, and entrepreneurs to join us for First FriDEATE : UnderDog Days at the NKCDC Garden! UnderDog Days is the first in a series of events sponsored by IDEATE to help members of Philly's creative community participate in a vendor fair at cost much lower than the typical registration fee for such opportunities. Anyone interested in participating should contact Linda Price.

Original 2D Art Commission

Hershey, PA

Deadline: August 15

The Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Penn State College of Medicine public art committee requests proposals from professional artists for a series of two-dimensional artworks that will engage viewers passing through a prominent corridor of our institution. The series must consist of 7 to 9 original artworks that artistically address some of the institution’s greatest values: excellence in research and the integral role of humanities in both medical education and patient care. Ideally, the series will convey the transition from medical and graduate education to scientific research to patient care. This reflects the transition of the offices in the corridor (from West to East). It might also include imagery of our iconic features, including our “Crescent” building. Learn More


Initial Stages and Fine Lines

Brockport, NY

Deadline: August 15

A Different Path Gallery, located in Brockport, New York is pleased to announce an opportunity for U.S. artists of all age groups and styles (mediums restricted to pen and ink, graphite, charcoal, and pastel) to exhibit their work that features Initial Stages (which includes preliminary sketches) and Fine Lines (finished work). Learn more


Roselle Park Arts Festival

Roselle Park, NJ

Deadline: August 15

Roselle Park Arts Festival is a celebration of art in all its various forms taking place September 29, 2018 from 1:00 PM to 9:00 PM in downtown Roselle Park on Chestnut Street.  The festival will feature professional artists and performers from the tri-state area.  This is a free event, open to all residence of Roselle Park and the surrounding towns.  Included in the day and evening will be: dance performances, street artists creating their art live, a student art exhibit at the Youth Center, the Montclair Art Museum Truck, and a juried Art Walk with dozens of artists and artisan crafters exhibiting and selling their work.  Click here to apply.  Learn More.


The Latin American Fine Art Competition @ Agora Gallery

New York, NY

Deadline: August 15

The competition offers artists from Latin America, the Caribbean and the Latin American diaspora the unique opportunity to present their art to an international audience in the famous art district of Chelsea, in New York City. Learn more


DVAA Call for Artwork: Works on Paper

Philadelphia, PA 

Deadline: August 15

Da Vinci Art Alliance invites all artists working on or with paper to submit to DVAA’s first Works on Paper competition jured by Philadelphia’s own, Moe Brooker. While thematically open, this exhibition will feature the diverse and tactile nature of work with and on paper. Presented as part of the 2018 Fringe Festival and during Philadelphia Open Studio Tours (POST). Learn more.


BACOS San Miguel 

San Miguel De Abona

Deadline: August 17

The call for #bacossanmiguel is NOW OPEN. Remember that this year registration is ONLINE. Once the application is completed, you must print and sign the document that will arrive to the email. Signed this document, along with Annex II (Sworn Statement) that you can download at the time of registration and must also be signed and completed, you must send it by mail to the address specified in the bases. The registration period will be open until August 17, 2018... #wingstoart! Learn more.



4th Annual National Juried Exhibition

Oxford, PA

Deadline: August 24

Artists work from across the country will be showcased October 19—November 8, 2018. Approximately $2100 in cash prizes will be awarded by the juror as well as People’s Choice Award selected by visiting patrons. Learn more.


Open Call for Artists: Art in the Park

Pelham, NY

Deadline: August 25

The Pelham Art Center is seeking proposals for temporary public solo and group exhibitions / installations to be installed in our 2,300sq.ft. open court yard. We are looking for work that can be sited for three months, activates the entire courtyard while considering the scale, architecture and use of the courtyard. We strongly encourage site-specific proposals. Proposals will be selected by our Gallery Advisory Committee on the basis of creativity, interactivity, structural integrity and sustainability. Learn more



West Windsor Arts Council Artisan Market Call For Artists

West Windsor, NJ

Deadline: August 26

The West Windsor Arts Council is seeking Artisans to sell their innovative handcrafted items at the two-day Artisan Market and Opening Reception for the Off the Wall Art Show. The Artisan Market is a respected venue for showcasing the work of talented artisans and attracts visitors from the greater Princeton area. Show dates will be November 17, 10am to 6pm, and November 18, 11am to 5pm. Submitted work must be original and handcrafted by artist. Submit work by August 26th. A $15 fee is required at time of submission for artist to be considered. For more information, visit or call 609-716-1931. Learn more

A Show Of Heads

Hudson, NY

Deadline: August 31

SlowArt Productions presents the annual group thematic exhibition, A Show of Heads. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery from October 18 - November 10, 2018. Open to all artists working in any media, this exhibition will include all interpretations and portrayals of the human head, from the traditional to the abstract and conceptual. All visions of the head, including partial and multiple heads, will be reviewed and considered. Learn more.


New Rochelle Art Association 103rd Annual Exhibition

New Rochelle, NY

Deadline: August 31

Open to all artist 18 years and older. Artist may submit up to 2 entries. All 2D work must be suitably framed, minimum 1.5” gallery wrapped canvas acceptable, wired (sawtooth hooks will not be accepted at delivery) and ready to hang. All work must be finished and completely dried. Size of 2D work must not exceed 36” x 48” inclusive of outside edge of frame. Triptychs (all three parts) should keep within the size parameter requirement. All sculpture must be firmly attached to a base. Crafts may not exceed 18” in height due to display case size limitations. All work must be hand delivered and unpacked, and cannot exceed 100 pounds. Learn more

2018 Annual Jury Exhibition

Newport, PA

Deadline: August 31

Annual exhibition sponsored by Perry County Council of the Arts, a non-profit arts organization. Open to all artists in a variety of visual media. Cash prizes awarded. Learn more

DVAA Call for Artwork: Artist, Reader, Writer

Philadelphia, PA 

Deadline: September 22

Artist, Reader, Writer will be a show focused on the pairing of visual art and works of literature. Each artist will submit one visual artwork of their own creation and one short text to be paired with and displayed alongside it. The primary criteria of this accompanying text is that it cannot be written by you or in any way be a description of your artwork. Learn more.

The Cup, The Mug 2018

Clifton Springs, NY

Deadline: September 24

Main Street Arts is now accepting submissions to our 3rd annual The Cup, The Mug exhibition.

This national juried exhibition is open to all U.S. artists working in ceramics, glass, wood, or metal. Submissions must be cups, mugs, or other drinking vessels. Learn more


Camden, NJ

Deadline: September 29

An annual one day conference for women that celebrates, educates and gives a platform to creative entrepreneurs, DIYers, and makers of all levels of experience. Learn more.


Materials Hard + Soft International Contemporary Craft Competition

Denton, TX

Deadline: September 30

Greater Denton Arts Council presents the 32nd annual Materials Hard + Soft International Contemporary Craft Competition and Exhibition. The call is open to craft artists who have created works in the past 2 years (2016-2018) in the following media: clay, fiber, glass, metal, paper, wood, or any combination of craft media. All work must be ready for installation and are restricted to a weight limit of no more than 75 pounds. This event takes place in Denton, Texas and artists are NOT required to travel. Learn More


Keystone Property Group: Exhibition Opportunity

Berywn, PA

Deadline: Rolling

Keystone Property Group, a real estate investment company, is a looking for artists to display their work for a period 6 months in one of our premier office locations. This is a great opportunity for an artist to show his or her work in a prominent location with the chance to have his or her work sold. We are looking for colorful, modern pieces to fill the rotunda of one of our office buildings. If you are interested in this opportunity or would like more information, please contact Ashley Millwood at (610) 227-1062 or by email at [email protected].



Philadelphia, PA

Deadline: Rolling

Vox Populi is now accepting proposals for performance work to take place in our lobby area during select First Friday receptions. Proposals may take a multitude of forms: experimental music or dance, workshops, discussions, performance art or alternative temporary exhibitions. Vox Populi is interested in artists, curators, and performers who work in experimental media or employ alternative methodologies in their work, and invites applicants to take advantage of the open ended nature of this call. Please outline the planned work accurately but succinctly and include images, video or audio files if necessary. Considered on an as-needed basis and may not receive a timely response. Please wait one year before reapplying with the same work. Performers will receive a $100 honorarium for their work. Email submissions and any questions to [email protected] with the subject line “First Friday Performance” No phone calls please!


Residencies, Fellowships, & Grants


The Bennett Prize

Pittsburgh, PA

Deadline: April 13- Sept 28

The Bennett Prize is a stipend/grant-in-aid program established by American art collectors Steven Alan Bennett and Dr. Elaine Melotti Schmidt, to support the fine art practice of a woman painter working in figurative realism. The Bennett Prize, administered by The Pittsburgh Foundation, is awarded biennially, and provides $25,000 annually over two consecutive years to the winning artist. Ten (10) finalists will each receive $1,000 to participate in a traveling exhibition organized by the Muskegon Museum of Art (MMA) in Michigan, and the winner will be showcased in a solo exhibition at the close of her grant. Learn more.


Aesthetica Art Prize

York, UK

Deadline: August 31

The Aesthetica Art Prize is now open for entries, presenting an opportunity for emerging and established artists to further their involvement in the art world. The award is an internationally renowned prize presented by Aesthetica Magazine and judged by industry experts.

There are two categories for entry; the Emerging Prize, which is open to current students and artists who have graduated within the last two years, and the Main Prize, open to all. Artists can submit work to one of four categories; Photographic & Digital Art; Three-Dimensional Design & Sculpture; Painting, Drawing & Mixed Media and Video; and Installation & Performance. Prizes include; £5,000 for the Main Prize winner, £1,000 for the Emerging Prize winner,group exhibition hosted by Aesthetica, Editorial coverage, Publication in the Future Now annual, art supplies and books supplied by Prize sponsors. Learn more.


Art Jobs

Photo Part Time Assistant/Intern Needed
Philadelphia PA
Deadline: Rolling

  1. Philadelphia Photographer Laurence Salzmann is looking for a part-time Assistant/Intern to help with:
  • Promoting his photography
  • Putting his photo archive in better order
  • Managing his social media acounts - Facebook, Balance
  • Marketing of his books
  • Printing, (if familiar with digital printing
  • Framing and matt cutting
Useful skill sets for prospective applicants include:
  • Photoshop and light room and bridge
  • Filmmaker Pro
  • Excel
  • Writing skills
  • Communication skills
  • Framing and matt cutting
Work location is photographer's studio near 36th & Lancaster. Time needed will vary; minimum requirement of 8-12 hours weekly. Compensation dependent on skill sets. For inquiries, please send an email to [email protected] with CV, list of the skillset, and anything else pertinent to the opportunity.

Studio Space

Ongoing Studio Opportunity: The Studios @ 2202 Alter (also known as octo studio) South Philadelphia, just below Washington Ave. Studio sizes range from 200-1200 sf and are spread over 3 floors Complete with hardwood floors, 10ft cielings, 6ft windows. Equipped with T-8 lighting, radiator heat and acess to shared washroom with utility sink and toilet. Close to public transportation (Septa Route 7 & 64 buses). On-street parking available. For more info please contact River Algiers: (215) 893-8812 or at [email protected]. Learn more 

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July 10
July 31, 2019
The Center for Emerging Visual Artists
237 S. 18th Street Suite 3A
Philadelphia 19103