To have your artist opportunity added to this list please write a brief explanation of your sculpture opportunity including blue links to more detailed information using a similar format to what you see below. Send your sculpture call to Diane Szczepaniak at moc.l1519184240oa@zc1519184240zscd1519184240

Due: February 16, 2018

Greater Reston Arts Center Call for Submission: Mary B. Howard Invitational: STRETCH
Exhibition dates: December 15, 2018–February 9, 2019

Greater Reston Arts Center (GRACE) invites artists to submit a proposal for new artwork in response to the prompt, “If you could do anything, what would that be?”

Five artists will be selected by Guest Curator Don Russell and GRACE Associate Curator Erica Harrison to participate in the 2018 Mary B. Howard Invitational: STRETCH. The exhibition is named in memory of Mary B. Howard, an artist, longtime board member, and staunch supporter of the Greater Reston Arts Center. Selected artists will receive a $250 honorarium and $1000 for materials. More Information  SUBMIT ALL FILES HERE»


Due: February 16, 2018  NY

Wide Open 9 – NY The Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition (BWAC) seeks entries for a juried art exhibition, May 12 – June 17, 2018 at the BWAC Gallery in Brooklyn, NY. $3,000 in Cash Awards. Juror: Carmen Hermo, Assistant Curator for the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art at the Brooklyn Museum. Open to all residents of the U.S. and its Territories 18 years of age or older. This is a juried exhibition for artists working in all traditional and non-traditional 2D and 3D media, including film/video when part of an installation. All artwork must be original in concept, design and execution. Note: Crafts, kit work or reproductions of original works in other media (such as giclee reproductions of oil paintings), unless used as part of a mixed media work, will not be considered. Early Bird: $45/3; Final Deadline: $65/3; $5 ea. addt’l image. More info (PDF), go to: http://bwac.org/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/WO9-Prospectus-12-29-17.pdfhttp://bwac.org/


Due: February 26, 2018

GoggleWorks Center for the Arts: 12th Annual Juried Exhibition

GoggleWorks Center for the Arts is pleased to announce an open call to all professional artists, age 18 and up, … See Full Opportunity


Due: February 28, 2018  NY

ART BIOLOGIC is a thematic exhibition based on art inspired by the biologic and natural world. The exhibition will be held at the Limner Gallery, May 10 – June 2, 2018. Entry is open for entry to all artists working in any media with biologic and nature based subject matter. Human figuration may be only included if incorporated in a nature / biologic based work. On-line entry form at http://www.slowart.com/prospectus/bio.htm


Due: February 28, 2018

Clay Studio Artist in Residency – NC

The STARworks Clay Studio is accepting applications for residency positions of three months duration. The residency allows artists the opportunity to expand their studio practices, experiment with a stipend of STARworks manufactured local clay, wood firing on site and work with nearby Seagrove, NC potters. Duration: 3 months. Annual Application Deadlines: February 28th for Fall Sessions and September 30th for Spring Sessions. Residency fees: subsidized housing fee at $275 per month. Fee includes: Shared housing with all utilities included. No electric kiln fees, must pay for wood and gas for firings. Opportunities and responsibilities: A work exchange program offers $10 per hour for a maximum of 20 hours/week, 24/7 studio access, gallery sales, and monthly clay stipend of STARworks manufactured clay. Other Responsibilities include: Assisting/teaching workshops and demonstrations, preparing for events, and studio maintenance. More Info:  http://www.starworksnc.org/clay-studio/clay-studio-home.html Contact: Clay Studio Director, Erin Younge at gro.c1519184240nskro1519184240wrats1519184240@nire1519184240 or 910-428-9007


Due: March 1, 2018   VA

CALL FOR ARTISTS: Arlington Arts Center (AAC), Artist Residence Program, Arlington, VA   AAC is looking for two artists to participate in our studio residency program. The program offers residents private, light-filled studio spaces, the opportunity to exhibit in our Wyatt Resident Artists Gallery, and the chance to join a vibrant community of artists.
The first studio is available in April 2018, the second is available in July 2018. More Information


Due: March 2, 1028  MD

Listening to the Earth…Chestertown River Arts call for 2D & 3D artists and poets. Art should bristle with energy and keep tugging at your thoughts. When the artist immerses the viewer, when the seer becomes the seen, art has a unique power to refresh vision, to open our understanding, to bring the world into focus in fresh and vibrant ways. Engaging with such close attention to the world around us, there is no question about stewardship, it arises spontaneously. http://chestertownriverarts.net/call-and-registration-for-art-of-stewardship-show-april-2018/


Due: March 12, 2018  NY

The Chelsea International Fine Art Competition (New York, NY)

The Chelsea International Fine Art Competition is an opportunity for both amateur and professional artists to submit their artwork for a chance to exhibit in New York City and receive valuable promotional benefits as well as cash prizes.


Due: March 16, 2018

60th Haggin Museum Juried Exhibition – CA

The 60th Juried Exhibition at the Haggin Museum sponsored by the Stockton Art League.  May 17 – July 15, 2018.   Cash awards over $5000.  Open to all US artists.  No photography or computer art.  https://clientsmarterentry.com/sal  Juror:  Sabina Turner.  Prospectus: www.stocktonartleague.org  Inquiries:  moc.l1519184240iamg@1519184240eugae1519184240ltran1519184240otkco1519184240ts1519184240. Type “Haggin 2018” in subject line.


Due: March 20, 2018    NJ

Jonathan LeVine Projects Second Annual Delusional Competition

Submissions from around the world are welcomed in all 2D and 3D mediums (excluding photography, video, and performance art). We encourage artists from all backgrounds and styles to submit work. Up to 40 finalists will be selected for inclusion in a summer group show from August 1 – 25. Winners will be announced at the opening. Enter for your chance to win a solo exhibition, a group exhibition, promotional opportunities, cash prizes, inclusion in an art fair, and more! For more information on the gallery & entry requirements, please visit https://jonathanlevineprojects.submittable.com/submit


Due: March 30, 2018   MD

VisArts invites artists working in all media to apply for 2019 Solo Exhibitions in the Gibbs Street Gallery and Common Ground Gallery. The Gibbs Street Gallery offers exhibitions that explore the breadth of contemporary art featuring emerging to mid-career artists. Exhibits reflect a wide range of media and experimental approaches that offer the viewer unexpected interactions with art. The gallery is approximately 1,100 square feet with 16 ft. ceilings. It is on the street level with floor to ceiling windows along one wall. International, national and local artists are welcome to apply. The Common Ground Gallery features exhibitions that reflect the creative pursuits of artists from our community. The gallery is located on the second floor and is approximately 300 square feet. Artists must live in the Mid-Atlantic region to apply for a solo exhibition in this gallery. Website: https://visarts.submittable.com/submit/98811/call-for-solo-exhibition-2019


Due: March 26, 2018   MD

Birds of a Feather at Ann Marie Gardens, a Smithsonian Institution on Solomon Island, Maryland  JURIED EXHIBIT APPLICATION 


Due: Tuesday, April 3, 2018   NY

First Street Gallery: 2018 National Juried Exhibition (New York, NY)

Open to artists residing in the U.S. 18 yrs. or older. Exception: Artists currently represented by FIRST STREET GALLERY. Eligible … See Full Opportunity


Due: April 6, 2018  MD

The 2018 Trawick Prize: Bethesda Contemporary Art Awards. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older and permanent, full-time residents of Maryland, Virginia or Washington, D.C. All original 2-D and 3-D fine art including painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, fiber art, digital, mixed media and video will be accepted. The jury will select up to 10 finalists for a group exhibition in Bethesda in September 2018. For more information and to apply: http://www.bethesda.org/bethesda/trawick-application  4 Prizes will be awarded.

2018 Judges:

  • Christopher BedfordDirectorThe Baltimore Museum of Art
  • Valerie FletcherIndependent Art Historian & Senior Curator EmeritaHirshhorn Museum
  • Michael Jones McKeanArtist & Associate Professor, Sculpture & Extended MediaVirginia Commonwealth University

Laura (Foit) Kellermann | Marketing & Communications Manager

Bethesda Urban Partnership, Inc.
Bethesda Arts & Entertainment District

301-215-6660 x116 | gro.a1519184240dseht1519184240eb@nn1519184240amrel1519184240lekl1519184240      www.bethesda.org


Due: April 10, 2018

Call for artist Stockholm spring 2018

Redsheep Gallery invites emerging and established artists to submit artwork for an opportunity to participate in a Group Exhibition in Stockholm.


Due: May 31, 2018

John Michael Kohler Arts Center Arts/Industry Program – WI

Deadline: May 31, 2018. Artists working in any discipline may apply for the Arts Center’s Arts/Industry 2019 program, which takes place at and is funded by Kohler Co. in Kohler, Wis. Each year, 16–22 artists are accepted for 2- to 6-month residencies in the Pottery or Foundry/Enamel areas of the factory. Artists-in-residence receive 24-hour access to studio space, materials, use of equipment, technical assistance, photographic services, housing, and round-trip transportation. The application deadline for 2019 residencies is May 31, 2018. For more information and application form, visit https://www.jmkac.org/explore-discover/arts-industry-program/applications or email gro.c1519184240akmj@1519184240yrtsu1519184240dnist1519184240ra1519184240.   Applications for 2019 residencies will be accepted February 1–May 31, 2018 online only at https://jmkac.submittable.com/submit


Due: June 13, 2018

Call for 2019 Site-Specific Artist Installations at Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site – PA. Eastern State Penitentiary Historic Site is currently accepting proposals for its 2019 season of site-specific artist installations. We’re again offering two funding levels: $7,500 per standard project, and $15,000 per Criminal Justice Today project. The deadline for proposals is June 13, 2018. For guidelines and to apply, visit http://www.easternstate.org/artwww.easternstate.org






Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center
In Association with the Smithsonian Institution
Dowell (Solomons), Maryland, www.annmariegarden.org
Annmarie Garden is accepting proposals for the exhibition of outdoor works in our beautiful sculpture garden located in Southern Maryland.
Temporary Loans – artists who create large-scale, three-dimensional works that are able to withstand the extremes of outdoor conditions are encouraged to submit up to three works for consideration. Loan period can range from one to four years. Artists must be experienced with the design, construction and installation of outdoor sculpture. Artists must provide drawings, photos, and/or a maquette (if possible) of the proposed work(s). Financial considerations will vary depending on the nature of the project. An honorarium will be awarded to each accepted artist. Interested artists must complete this easy online form.
Environmental Art & Site Specific Installations – Artists who create site-specific installations are encouraged to submit proposals, and may want to consider applying to our Artist-in-Residence program. Financial considerations will vary depending on the project. An honorarium, will be awarded to accepted artists.


Art in Embassies Program seeks artists interested in loaning work for exhibit in U.S. embassies around the world. Chosen works will be on loan for up to 3 years. Shipping and insurance costs are covered by the Department of State and Ambassadors are encouraged to publish a catalog of the artists’ work. For more information, email: vog.e1519184240tats@1519184240seiss1519184240abmen1519184240itra1519184240; or visit aiep.state.gov.


American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, in Washington, DC, accepts submissions for exhibitions. Guidelines for being considered: A CD of up to 20 jpeg images along with a resume, image list, a short statement and/or cover letter. If you are proposing a group exhibition please include resumes by all artists involved. Please do not send slides. Submitted materials will not be returned. The reviewing process should take 6 – 8 weeks. We will contact you if we would like to see additional materials. Submissions should be mailed to: Jack Rasmussen, Director and Curator, American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, 4400, Massachusetts Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20016


Pollock- Krasner Foundation Grants for Visual Artists  
On a Rolling basis

The Foundation welcomes, throughout the year, applications from visual artists who are painters, sculptors and artists who work on paper, including printmakers.  The Foundation encourages applications from artists who have genuine financial needs that are not necessarily catastrophic. Grants are intended for a one-year period of time. The Foundation will consider need on the part of an applicant for all legitimate expenditures relating to his or her professional work and personal living, including medical expenses. The size of the grant is determined by the individual circumstances of the artist. Professional exhibition history will be taken into consideration. Artists must be actively exhibiting their current work in professional artistic venues, such as gallery and museum spaces. For more information or to apply, click here .


The Gallery at Iona Senior Services – Artist in Residence Program DC
The Gallery at Iona seeks 2 and 3 dimensional artworks created by artists 60 + years young. The mission of the Gallery at Iona is to create a welcoming and engaging exhibition space for visitors to enjoy at Iona Senior Services. Promoting wellness through creativity plays a very strong part in our mission of enabling people to live with dignity and independence. Iona provides social services, information and referral, a variety of classes and clubs, an art gallery and an adult day wellness & arts center located in NW DC. Contact Patricia Dubroof, Gallery Director for more information gro.a1519184240noi@f1519184240oorbu1519184240dp1519184240 202-895-9407, Iona Senior Services 1145 Albemarle Street NW, Washington, DC 20016SLIDE R


China Residencies  (residencies): http://www.chinaresidencies.com/residenciesRegistries EGISTRIES


The Maryland State Arts Council
The Registry, a free online resource available to Maryland artists that is an effective tool for those seeking to reach curators, consultants, and others looking to commission or review contemporary artwork. It documents almost 2,800 professional artists, artisans and designers. And it catalogs artists of diverse media including craft, design, drawing and works on paper, mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, digital media, new genres, and video. Resume, artist’s statement and 6 images of the works of those artists who gave permission for on-line publication. Artists can join the registry and upload images via the Internet. Registry Coordinator Maryland Art Place  8 Market Place, Suite 100, Baltimore, MD 21202 410-962-8565   gro.e1519184240calpt1519184240radm@1519184240yrtsi1519184240ger1519184240


NYC Percent for Art Program Slide Registry 
The City of New York Department of Cultural Affairs Percent for Art Program provides an important venue for all New Yorkers and visitors to appreciate artwork outside the traditional museum or gallery setting. Percent for Art projects are site-specific and engage a variety of media, including painting, mosaic, glass, textiles, sculpture, and works that are integrated into infrastructure, or architecture. The Percent for Art artist slide registry is an important component of the Program that allows artists to participate by maintaining a record of their work. The registry is consulted by the architects, panelists, and City agencies for each project. The Percent for Art slide registry is open to any professional visual artist; there is no residency requirement for a Percent for Art Commission. Artists who are interested in submitting their work for the registry may print out the application at this web address: home2.nyc.gov/html/dcla/html/panyc/form.shtml.


Philadelphia Public Art Program Artist Registry
From the Philadelphia Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy
With several Percent for Art opportunities on the horizon, Philadelphia’s Public Art Program invites artists* to submit an application with the Public Art Artist Registry. The registry allows artists to participate in all selection processes by maintaining a record of their work that will be consulted by Public Art staff, panelists, architects, and City agencies as public art opportunities become available. The registry is open to all professional artists. There are no residency requirements for the registry, although some opportunities will be limited to the greater Philadelphia region. Click here to learn more and how to apply. *Artists who have already submitted to the registry need not reapply unless you need to update your images.


Artists Wanted invites you to put your artwork on its brand-new website, which lets you create your own personal online portfolio.
Saatchi Online Share, Buy and Sell Art Online Create your own website account with your Artwork including Paintings, Photography, Sculpture, Prints. www.saatchionline.com




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All of the above sites change frequently, so don’t just rely on my recommendations, but do internet searches of your own to discover constantly new sites that are being developed. Please let me know if there is a good site that I have omitted. Thanks.

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