Artist Opportunity Listings

Call for Entries 


2018 Hooked on Art Festival

Chesterton, IN

Deadline: September 22

We are seeking artists to create, sell or show their talent in the 7th annual Hooked on Art Festival. Held in downtown Chesterton on Saturday, Sept. 22, artists can enter as a live street artist, vendor, or compete in the Chalk Art Competition. 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.


2018 National Juried Photography Exhibit

Frederick, MD

Deadline: September 24 

The Delaplaine Arts Center announces the 2018 National Juried Photography Exhibit. All photographs, black & white, color, non-silver, computer-manipulated, digital, or pinhole are eligible. Size limitation: 48” in any one direction. Learn More.


The Transformations Exhibit

Doylestown, PA

Deadline: September 26

The very successful TRANSFORMATIONS Exhibition is returning for its third year to the Pennsylvania Center for Photography in Doylestown, Pa.  This unique, juried exhibition pays tribute to the vision and skills of photographers who freely express their creativity by whatever means they choose. 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.


11:11-Depth of Perception

Boston, MA

Deadline: September 30

Fountain Street Gallery presents an international call for works that explore the concept of taking notice. Have you ever looked at the clock and noticed the time to be exactly 11:11? For many people it represents a single moment in time that encourages reflection and to focus one’s attention on the present. It can be viewed as the link between human and spirit; darkness and light; scarcity and abundance. 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.


Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club 122nd Annual Exhibition

New York, NY

Deadline: October 1

Women Artists: Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club seeks entries for 122nd Annual Open Juried Exhibition at National Arts Club, NYC, January 8 – 25, 2019. Learn More.


Fall For Art

Millerton, NY

Deadline: October 1

Fall for Art is an art festival located in Millerton, NY on October 6, 2018, 12-8pm. Learn more


Prince Street Gallery 11th Annual Gallery Exhibition  

New York, NY

Deadline: October 5 

Every year The Prince Street Gallery Annual Juried Competition is open to all applicants working in two-dimensional media. Past jurors have included prominent artists such as Philip Pearlstein, Irving Sandler, Yvonne Jacquette, Robert Berlind, Susanna Coffey, William Bailey, Lois Dodd, Graham Nickson, Stuart Shils and Robert Birmelin. Prince Street Gallery is pleased to present this year’s juried competition. Learn More


The American Artists Professional League 90th Grand National Exhibition

New York, NY

Deadline: October 6

The American Artists Professional League is hosting the 90th annual Grand National Exhibition at the prestigious Salmangundi Club located in Greenwich Village, in the heart of Manhattan. Over $18,000 in awards will be up for grabs at this historic event. Learn More


Blue Mountain Gallery Winter 2019 Exhibition 

New York, NY

Deadline: October 15

Blue Mountain Gallery, located in the heart of New York City’s Chelsea District, invites emerging, mid-career and established artists to submit work for its 7th Biannual Juried Exhibition. The juror is ELISA JENSEN, prominent American painter and a painting instructor at the New York Studio School. Learn More


Vox Populi 2019 Guest Artists and Exhibitions 

Philadelphia, PA

Deadline: October 22, 3018

Vox Populi is pleased to announce their open call for guest artists, curators and collaborators who want to extend and challenge their artistic practice and find new audiences. They are seeking applications for exhibitions by national and international artists, curators, and collaborators from outside the larger Philadelphia area and without commercial representation. Vox Populi is interested in proposals that take place in experimental media and employ alternative methodologies, pushing the boundaries of form and content. They accept applications for solo exhibitions or collective proposals to show in one of their four gallery spaces. Learn more. 


Gateways to Nature Exhibit for 2019 Call for Entries

Delaware County, PA

Deadline: November 2, 2018

Tyler Arboretum is celebrating its 75th anniversary and will be hosting a juried regional exhibit: Gateways to Nature. They invite artists to showcase their talents, and engage the imaginations of audiences, by creating portals, gateways, and thresholds that invite discovery of the natural world on thier extensive grounds. Your concept could be an entry to a secret place, a window to a stunning view, a threshold to a unique landscape room, an alley that leads to a special place, or other opportunities that inspire the arboretum’s visitors to engage with and appreciate the natural world at Tyler Arboretum. Learn more


Field News | August 2018

Deadline to apply: Monday, November 5

Common Field is excited to announce our open call for proposals for the 2019 Philadelphia Convening. Common Field invites proposals from arts organizers and organizations in the form of Conversations, Dialogues, Panels, Projects/Tours, Reports from the Field, and Workshops. All current Network members are eligible to apply. Learn more about joining online. Scholarships to join the Network are available. Learn more


2019 Philadelphia Common Fields Convening

Philadelphia, PA

Deadline: November 5, 2018

The Common Field Convening is an annual itinerant gathering that brings together 450+ visual arts organizers to share resources, ideas, and methods for artist-centered spaces, projects and practices. The goal of the Convening is to develop local and national peer connectivity, build knowledge from the field, and create a growing set of resources to share broadly. Common Field invites proposals from arts organizers and organizations in the form of conversations, dialogues, panels, projects/tours, reports from the field, and workshops. Learn More. 


The Hopper Prize

Deadline: November 13

The Hopper Prize is a grant-making institution and digital platform offering a series of individual artist grants totaling $5,000.00 USD administered through an open call art competition juried by leading contemporary curators. Learn more


International Performing Arts Conference in Austria Call for Proposals

Steiermark, Austria

Conference Dates: December 17-21, 2018 
"Theatre Between Tradition and Contemporaneity" is the annual international multidisciplinary conference researching the bridge between tradition and contemporaneity in performing arts. The conference creates international, multicultural and multidisciplinary platform for exchange and collaboration between academics, performing artists, arts managers, producers, musicians, designers and teachers. 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!


OPEN SUBMISSIONS the Woven Tale Press Internet Magazine

East Setauket, NY

Deadline: Rolling

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. Learn More.


Little Berlin Open Call for New Members

Philadelphia, PA

Deadline: Rolling

Little Berlin, a collective of artists and curators committed to experimental and innovative programming and exhibitions, is seeking new members. Little Berlin places an emphasis on curation and programming: members support one another to promote artists and ideas beyond the art practices of individual member.  Learn More.


Residencies, Fellowships, & Grants


The Bennett Prize

Pittsburgh, PA

Deadline: September 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.


RAIR 2019 Residencies

Philadelphia, PA

Deadline: October 31

Since its inception, Recycled Artist in Residency’s Residency Program has established itself as a unique opportunity for emerging, mid-career, and established artists to work at the intersection of art, industry, and sustainability. Thanks to a generous grant from The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts we are excited to offer stipends to all residents in 2019! Each resident will receive an honorarium of $600 and financial assistance will be provided for travel and housing. 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 

Mary Murphy is subletting her studio at Herman St. Studios from October 1- December 31/ Its 500 sq ft., of which roughly 400 will be available. The reaminng space is open, has exce;;ent ligjy and is in a great building.
Anyone interested can text, call or email her: 


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