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20th Annual Postcard Show – Call For Artists

The National Collage Society (NCS) is excited to announce the 20th Annual Postcard Show. All collages must be 4″ x 6″ in size. There is no jury for this exhibit.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 20 Mar 2017

The 20th Annual Postcard Show is an invitational exhibition only open to 2017 members of the National Collage Society, Inc. Become a member by paying the yearly $35 membership fee. All international collage artists are welcome to enter this exhibit. All entries must be original and have not been previously shown in any NCS exhibition. Entry must be a collage as defined by any artwork created with another layer glued onto the surface. The Chaffey Community Museum of Art has a 35% sales commission. All submissions of Collage Postcards are to be mounted, not matted, and centered on an 8” x 10” white mat board horizontal or vertical.

20th Annual Postcard Show artist benefits

Artists will benefit from being a participating member of the National Collage Society. This will give each artist the opportunity to enter the juried exhibit in the fall. The main annual national exhibit in the Fall has become so large in scope that many artists cannot be accepted. The jury selects an average of 20% from the total entries. For this NCS members postcard exhibit, 100% are accepted. This exhibition does not count toward Signature Member status. One awards judge will select several artists for a cash award. Merit certificates will be created for honorable mentions. The awards judge and amounts have not been determined as of yet. In previous years, awards have averaged $50 each.

20th Annual Postcard Show - Call For Artists

The goal of the National Collage Society is to foster the appreciation and interest in the recognized medium of collage. Collage has been identified and defined during the twentieth century. The NCS advances the stature of collage as a major art medium and assists in the public education through exhibits and workshops, lectures, and publications. NCS is supported by its members who pay $35.00 per year (a tax deductible donation to the art foundation, exempt under 501(c)3 classification with the I.R.S.). Memberships imply a dedication to our purpose as stated in the Articles of Incorporation.

For more information, contact info@nationalcollage.com.


Eastern Regional Exhibition – Call for Artists

Oil Painters of America announces a call for artists for its annual Eastern Regional Exhibition of Representational Oil Paintings, to be held September 9 – October 8, 2016 at Eisele Gallery of Fine Art in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 27 May 2016

Juror of Awards is renowned artist Charles Cox OPAM.

Eastern Regional Exhibition entry fee: $30 for the first entry, $15 for the second. Maximum Size Unframed: 720 square inches.

To enter, artists must reside in the eastern region of the U.S. or Canada and be a current member of OPA at an annual fee of $70. OPA is currently accepting 2016 member applications.

Approximately 9 awards will be given with a total value estimated at $11,500 including a $4,000 award for Best of Show.

Eastern Regional Exhibition

Dedicated to preserving and promoting excellence in representational art, Oil Painters of America’s primary mission is to advance the cause of traditional, representational fine art by drawing attention to the lasting value of fine drawing, color, composition, and the appreciation of light.

For more information, contact Lpusch@oilpaintersofamerica.com.


60th Annual Arts in the Park – Call for Artists

The Port Clinton Artist Club is seeking artists to display and sell their original works at the 60th Annual Arts in the Park to be held on August 6 and 7, 2016.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 1 Jul 2016

Thousands attend and view the works of 120 artists and crafters. The show has a 60 year tradition in Lakeview Park and overlooks Lake Erie in Port Clinton, Ohio.

The Port Clinton Artist Club are a group of artists whom are committed to supporting the creation and selling of art as well as training artists.

For more information, contact artsintheparkportclinton@gmail.com.

60th Annual Arts in the Park


14th Annual Pyramid Hill Art Fair – Call for Artists

The 14th Annual Pyramid Hill Art Fair at Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum is looking for artists with hand crafted creations to show and sell.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 1 Jun 2016

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum is set against a backdrop of our gorgeous rolling hills dotted with modern and contemporary monumental sculptures in Hamilton, Ohio.

There are 3000+ annual visitors to the Art Fair.

Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum is a 300+ acre park featuring modern and contemporary monumental sculptures in a landscape of manicured meadows and natural forests. The park also features an Ancient Sculpture Museum featuring Greek, Roman, Etruscan, and Egyptian sculpture dating to 1550 B.C.

For more information, contact jbarton@pyramidhill.org.

14th Annual Pyramid Hill Art Fair


ArtWalk – Call for Artists

Destination Downtown Lancaster is looking for 2-D and 3-D visual artists for a juried show, ArtWalk, in Downtown Lancaster, Ohio.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 11 Mar 2016

The ArtWalk is organized by Destination Downtown Lancaster as part of the Lancaster Festival, Lancaster’s ten-day celebration of the arts, July 21st-July 30th. Our goal is to provide artists with a platform to share their talents and gifts to enrich the lives of the community members.

Artists are chosen by a jury to display their artwork in Downtown Lancaster businesses from July 22 through July 30, 2016. Community members are invited to visit all of the businesses to view the artwork.

No sales commission.

Destination Downtown Lancaster is a downtown revitalization group that uses the arts as a tool for revitalization.

For more information, contact leslee@destinationdowntownlancaster.com.



OH+5 Exhibition – Call for Artists

The tenth in a series of competitions, OH+5 ’16 is a regional, all media, juried exhibition of contemporary artwork.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 16 Nov 2015

This exhibition serves to promote artists residing in Ohio and the five states that border Ohio: Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. OH+5 ’16 will feature NEW work that provides the viewer with an appreciation of the variety of media, techniques and innovative trends in contemporary art.


  • Susan Crehan-Hostetler is the Gallery Director for Hostetler Gallery in Nantucket, Massachusetts and Athens, Ohio.
  • Bill Horrigan is the Curator-at-Large at the Wexner Center.
  • Bartholomew Ryan, an independent curator, was The Warhol’s new Milton Fine Curator of Art.

The Exhibitions will be at the Dairy Barn Arts Center in Athens, Ohio. There will be cash awards for Best of Show; Innovative Use of Media, and 3 Jurors Awards. Artists will be able to sell their works as well as sell in our Gallery Shop and online.

The Dairy Barn Arts Center’s mission is to offer exhibitions, events, and educational programs that nurture and promote area artists and artisans; develop art appreciation among all ages; provide the community access to fine arts and crafts from outside the region; and draw attention and visitors to Southeast Ohio.

For more information, contact artsinfo@dairybarn.org.

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R&D – Call for Artists

Taking a cue from current world events and our impending relocation, SPACES is exploring the concept of Migration during its 2017 R&D season.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 14 Dec 2015

This open call requests that artists and cultural producers respond to the theme’s multiple dimensions through any medium and discipline.

SPACES encourages proposals that seek to leverage the assets of Cleveland and Northeast Ohio, including display and engagement opportunities within the public realm. SPACES offers PR sent nationally, modest budget for the project and staff support with connections to the community.

SPACES is a presenting contemporary art venue dedicated to artists who explore and experiment. Located on the west side of downtown Cleveland, SPACES currently operates three programs to feature newly created work by our curated artists: R&D (Research & Development), SWAP (SPACES World Artists Program), and The Vault. Read more about our programs and their impact in the 2014 SPACES Annual Report.

For more information, contact msimmons@spacesgallery.org.

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Art Comes Alive – Call for Artists

ADC, Art Design Consultants, Inc., proudly sponsors Art Comes Alive (ACA), an annual fine art contest and exhibit that awards artists working in North America, in a variety of categories.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 1 May 2015

Accelerate your career and get your art noticed by collectors, corporations, healthcare, and hospitality industries, interior designers, art galleries, and art dealers!

Art Comes Alive is all about celebrating artists and their talent. We want your art career to thrive! It is a great opportunity for artists to be acknowledged for their talents, gain exposure and connect with the top industry art leaders. This year we have over $175,000 in awards to give out to artists.

Awards include cash prizes, solo exhibitions, gallery contracts, publishing contracts, guaranteed sales with purchase awards, promotional advertisement contracts in prestigious publications such as artblend, Art Business News, and Blink Art Resource, and many more!

For twenty years, ADC has been dedicated to showcasing and selling the best local and regional artists works. These artists have been placed in some of the most prestigious corporate and private collections in the country.

For more information, contact elizabeth@adcfineart.com.

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After the Pedestal – Call for Artists

The Sculpture Center invites artists from our region (Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, West Virginia, western Pennsylvania, western New York, and Ontario, Canada) working in all media of sculpture, installation, and expanded media to submit work.

Call for artists application

Deadline: 30 Apr 2015

Appropriate artworks should be small sculpture work with dimensions that, when added together, are no larger than 3 x 3 x 3 feet.

Cash awards of $300 first, $150 second, $50 third.

The Sculpture Center features new artists and help them get their start.

For more information, contact info@sculpturecenter.org.

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Power of the Press – Call for Artists

Coburn Gallery seeks socially and politically engaging prints for the exhibition Power of the Press, August 27, 2015 – October 31, 2015.

Call for artists application.

Deadline: 30 Jun 2015.

Cash awards of over $500 for Best in Show and Juror’s Honorable Mention will be awarded.

Power of the Press focuses on emotionally passionate prints displaying content relating to social or political issues. Selected prints will build on the university’s historical collection of satirical and expressionist works by artists Honoré Daumier, Francisco Goya, and Käthe Kollwitz.

Liz Maugans, one of Zygote Press’ co-founders and managing directors, will serve as the juror for the exhibition Entries must be original works created through traditional or experimental printmaking. Artists working in the United States, age 18 and older are eligible to submit up to 2 artworks with a $20 entry fee.

For more information, contact coburngallery@ashalnd.edu.

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