Saturday, December 28, 2013

Fractured Yet Rising --- Juried by curators at ARC Gallery

A Juried Exhibition at ARC Gallery, Chicago in March 2014
All media considered.
An Open Call to artists of any gender to submit artwork and multimedia pieces on the theme of violence against women and the broad spectrum of ways in which this phenomenon is manifested. Violence against women takes many forms: physical and verbal, direct and indirect, economic, social and more. Violence cuts across cultures, boundaries and identities. How do you see violence against women? Where do you see violence against women? How does healing and empowerment look?
Deadline for Submission of Applications: January 31, 2014

Thursday, September 19, 2013

CWCA members’ exhibit, “IN THE HOOD”

You are invited to exhibit in the CWCA members’ exhibit, “IN THE HOOD”
Exhibit is in honor of Chicago Artists Month. Their theme this year is In The Neighborhood.
Location: Southport & Irving Cafe, 4000-4006 N. Southport, Chicago
Dates: Opening reception Wednesday October 9, 6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Drop off: hand deliver Monday, October 7, 11 a.m. - 8 p.m. Pick-up: Wednesday, October 30, 11 -8 p.m.
Size: Up to 36” x 48”,
2D works must be framed & ready for hanging 3D artist must provide a pedestal

Fee: $25 — 1 or 2 works.
Open to CWCA members. Non-members can join when they bring in their work for an additional $65. Artwork is not insured while on exhibit. CWCA is not responsible for artworks left after the closing.
This is a preliminary call for entries There may be slight changes to this call.
Questions: Arlene, 847.674-0321 

Friday, August 9, 2013

Exhibit at the Dole in September

We are excited to announce we are doing a call for ART for the September Portrait Salon Exhibit!
Please consider applying and share this CALL FOR ART with artists you know!

ART Lakeview 2013

There's still time to apply for ART Lakeview 2013! We would greatly appreciate you reminding your members of the approaching deadline. Applications are due one week from today, August 15

This three-week exhibit is designed to showcase local talent and the many extraordinary businesses along Lincoln Avenue. The storefront displays will beautify the corridor and attract the curious, the novice and the art enthusiast to this vibrant community.

More information is available at Any artist with questions or experiencing difficulties in accessing the application online is welcome to contact me by email at or by phone at 847-677-8273.

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

WCA-CO Mixed Media Show

Fee: $25.00 (Women's Caucus for Art of Colorado)
Event Dates: 9/12/13 - 9/29/13
Entry Deadline: 8/1/13

WCA-CO is hosting a Mixed Media show. Mixed Media is visual art that combines various distinct art media like found objects, painting, graphite, altered book, assemblage, collage or decollage. The show will be juried by Patricia Calhoun, Editor-in-Chief of Westword, a Denver weekly. Accepted artists' work will be exhibited at the Annex @ Core Gallery, 900 Santa Fe Drive, Denver Colorado 80204. Submissions may be no larger than 30"x24" for 2D work or no larger than 12"x12"x5' and 25 lbs for 3D work. Submit up to 3 works for $25.00. 

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Sunday, July 28, 2013


Culturehall, a curated online resource for contemporary art, invites artists to submit work to an open application call.  Four artists will be selected for membership and inclusion in our Summer 2013 New Artists Feature. As a member, each artist can directly share their work, accomplishments, and events with the audience of arts professionals who visit Culturehall daily.  The New Artists Feature will publish to our homepage and by newsletter on September 4th.
Submit links of your work or 5 images for review.  Applications are $35 and if selected, you will be able to share your full portfolio with no additional fees or subscriptions.
Applications close August 14th at midnight EST.
For more information and to apply, please visit:

Thursday, July 25, 2013

ART Lakeview!

ART Lakeview is calling all Chicago-area artists to join our annual fall pop-up gallery display. This three-week exhibit is designed to showcase local talent and the many extraordinary businesses along Lincoln Avenue. The storefront displays will beautify the corridor and attract the curious, the novice and the art enthusiast to this vibrant community. ART Lakeview invites artists to submit original works in varying disciplines to our jury for selection. Those pieces accepted for participation will be displayed at a number of retail venues and storefronts along Lincoln Avenue between Addison and Diversey. Lakeview residents and the general public will be able to view your exhibited works as they visit their favorite Lincoln Avenue locations. 
The artist entry fee is $25 for up to two pieces of submitted artwork, and $50 for three to five submitted pieces. Checks should be made payable to Lakeview Chamber of Commerce and included with the Application, which can be downloaded at Participation is open to artists 18 years of age or older.
Any artist with questions or experiencing difficulties in accessing the application online is welcome to call the Big Buzz Idea Group office (event partner) at 847.677.8273.

Big Buzz Idea Group
3332 W. Foster Ave. #121
Chicago, Illinois 60625
P: 847.677.8273
F: 847.679.6291

Friday, July 12, 2013

Request For Interest (RFI)

The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, administrator of the City of Chicago's Percent for Art Program, invites professional Chicago-based artists to submit their interest in creating wall mounted work for the Edgewater Branch Library. Located at 6000 N. Broadway, the new library opened to the public on June 22, 2013. The 18,665 square-foot, two-story full service branch library replaces the former Edgewater Branch Library on the same block. It was designed to achieve LEED Silver level certification and includes a 50% green roof. For more information and details on how to apply, please click here. Postmark deadline = July 31, 2013 Please note: If you have previously submitted materials to DCASE's Artist Registry, you still need to apply to this call in order to be considered for the opportunity at Edgewater Branch Library. email: more info:

konnektor - Forum für Künste: Call for Artworks 'Leftover'

We are looking for works that consist of leftovers, or were inspired by them. Regardless, failed, ordered and not picked up. Something from the chips fallen there, where you are working. Unpopular, hidden in drawers, the leftovers from lunch, not yet found a suitable frame for it, maybe it will become something sometime, maybe it's something now, maybe it tastes after all. Not only tangible remnants but also works from leftover ideas, thoughts or concepts are welcome! Duration of Exhibition: 07.09.2013 - 22.09.2013 Location: konnektor - Forum für Künste We are a young small art space in the lively district Linden of Hanover. konnektor exists since Feb. 2011 and is enriching the cultural scene of Hanover with his exciting projects. More Info about the project Conditions - all types of art are allowed - in case of video works: max duration: 5 Min. - max size of all other works: width: max 30 cm, height max 42 cm, depth max 10 cm, weight: max. 1,5 kg - Entries can be sent by email or mail. If you want us to send your mail back, please add enough return postage. - The Jury will select only one work per artist for the exhibition Please include follwoing documents to your entry: - the filled application form - CV (max one page) - Photos of max 2 works Send your entry per email or mail until 6.8.2013 to: konnektor - Forum für Künste Kőtnerholzweg 11 30451 Hannover, Germany or: Please don't send any original works! We will call for them after jury selection! Deadline 6. August 2013 Live and public installation of the Works 7 Sept 2013, 12:00 Vernissage 7 Sept 2013 19:00 Duration of Exhibition: 07. Sept .2013 - 22. Sept 2013

ARTfully, The Ustreamers Upstream People Gallery

We are looking for artists who would like to show their art to a worldwide audience; in any media; to be showcased in this international art exhibition of remarkable artworks with widespread publicity through the gallery's Press Release Program; Cash Awards; Special Recognitions. Please know the deadline for final entry is approaching soon -- July 24th. If you are interested in this show or the upcoming 15th Annual Photography show, please view the prospectus at: ARTfully, The Ustreamers Upstream People Gallery

Open call: Artist in residence, OT301 Amsterdam

OT301 is a artist organization in Amsterdam, exploring the possibilities to open up our main building by hosting a residency program in one of our studios. OT301 is located in the former film academy next to the Vondelpark at Overtoom 301. It was originally squatted in 1999, then bought by association in 2007. There is a venue, a cinema, a gallery, a culture-kitchen, a recording studio, a theater-studio and a body-lab as well as people living and working in their studios.

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Call for entries - Women Artists

Bodies by Design: Modification, Coercion, and Resistance
A Juried Exhibition of Art by Women
Sponsored by the Koehnline Museum of Art and the Women’s and Gender Studies Program at Oakton Community College.
Gendered embodiment has always been plastic: we adorn ourselves with piercings and tattoos; bind, confine,
and refine our contours; and learn to move in and out of step with societal expectations. Today, consumer society
places unprecedented pressure on women and men to conform, while the proliferation of subcultures allows for
ever more outrageous inventions and expressions. How do we survive and thrive in these extraordinary times?
Where: Koehnline Museum of Art, Oakton Community College, 1600 East Golf Road, Des Plaines, IL, 847-635-2633.
When: The exhibit runs October 3 - 25, 2013. A public reception will be held Thursday, October 3, from 5 to 8 p.m. Artists
are encouraged to attend this special event and discuss their work with students, faculty, staff, and community members.
Who: Artists who self-identify as women are invited to submit one work for consideration. Submissions must be from
professional artists who have a record of professional exhibitions and are18 years of age or older.
Jury/Entry Fee: No entry fee.
Catalog: The College will produce an exhibition catalog.
Submission of Work: Each artist may submit one original work for consideration. Work should relate to the theme of
“bodies by design.”

Submissions must arrive at the Koehnline Museum of Art by Thursday, August 8, 2013.
Submission on CD only. Image should be a JPEG (.jpg) of at least 300 dpi. Label the CD with the artist’s name, title of
work, date, and medium and include on the CD an artist’s statement and biography (single piece) in narrative form as a
MicrosoftWord document only (no PDFs or JPEGs) not exceeding 150 words (no résumés). The statement should refer to
the specific artwork submitted. Text will be edited for spelling, grammar, and space. Also complete the attached form and
return it with your CD. If you would like your CD returned, include a self-addressed, stamped envelope.
Media: All media considered. Performance works will be considered if appropriate to the space. Installations and work
that the artist determines to be delicate must be installed and removed by the artist. The Museum manager will determine
if works should be installed and removed by the artist.
Size Limitations: None.
Insurance: All work will be insured while in the Museum.
Delivery of AcceptedWork: All work, hand-delivered or shipped, must arrive at the Museum by 5 p.m., Monday,
September 23, 2013. Shipped work must include a prepaid return shipping label for the artist’s preferred carrier.
Pickup of Work: Monday, October 28, 2013, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., or by appointment. If the indicated times for delivery or
pickup are not convenient, contact Nathan Harpaz, Ph.D., manager of the Koehnline Museum of Art, 847-635-2633, to
arrange a more convenient time and date.
Other Information: On the back of each piece, please place the artist’s name and phone number, title of work, year
completed, medium, and insurance value. The Koehnline Museum does not take commissions on sales. Artists will be
placed in contact with interested buyers. Questions? Call Nathan Harpaz at 847-635-2633.

You can access the Call and FORM at and 
click on Call for Entries- Women Artists.

“Structure” National Juried Exhibition

Arc Gallery
1246 Folsom Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

Description: “One cannot help but be in awe when [one] contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality.” – Albert Einstein

We are seeking works of art that address the concept of "structure" in all its forms.  Structure can define vision and expression within political, religious and technological boundaries. How do you express the structure and thus the inherent meaning in your art? 
Interpretations both representational and abstract may include, but are not limited to imagination, fabrication, process, format, framework, or organization.  Subjects may encompass anatomy, architecture, form, object, concept, motif, texture, etc. 

Juror: James Bacchi of Arthaus Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Juror’s Award:  Juror’s Award ribbon and certificate awarded to three works that express the most imaginative interpretation of “Structure”

Eligibility:  Artists residing in the continental United States

Submission Fee:  $35 

Media:  Sculpture, painting, drawing, photo, printmaking, ceramics, assemblage, collage, mixed media, fiber art, artist book.

Deadline: September 4, 2013

Exhibition Dates: November 9, 2013 - December 7, 2013

Opening Reception: Saturday, November 9th 7-10PM

Split on sales: 60/40 between artist & gallery.   

On-line Prospectus & Application:  Go to

Friday, May 3, 2013


THE CHICAGO WOMEN'S CAUCUS FOR ART invites you to enter this exciting national juried exhibition - open to all professional artists!


WHEN: FEBRUARY 13 through MARCH, 2014

OPENING RECEPTION: Thursday evening, February 13, 2014 to coincide with the national Women's Caucus for Art's Annual Conference that week, in conjunction with the College Art Association.

Historically, women have played a central role in water provision and management and must continue to be a catalyst in planning for the future.

SCOPE & THEMES: both artists' subject matter and the proposed forums with experts in the field will include:

• Water as a metaphor
• Water reclamation and usage
• Agricultural usage and conflicts
• Water sustainability
• Water use and abuse
• Damage to our oceans and waterways due to pollution from such sources as coal mining and mountaintop removal
• The highly flammable, both literally and politically and controversial process of FRACKING