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Tempus Projects Artist Residency – Call For Artists

Tempus Projects in Tampa, Florida is currently accepting applications for the Tempus Projects Artist Residency program.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 17 Nov 2016

The residency begins January 12, 2017.

One artist will be provided housing and studio space for one month and the opportunity to install a month-long solo exhibition following the residency. Selected artists receive a $1000.00 stipend toward living and working expenses for the duration of their stay.

Tempus Projects is dedicated to nurturing artists through exhibitions and events. The non-profit organization promotes artists and originates, organizes, and hosts exhibitions that engage the Tampa Bay community through the visual arts. The Tempus Projects Artist Residency is the first of its kind in the Tampa Bay area.

For more information, contact tempusprojects.residency@gmail.com.

Tempus Projects Artist Residency


Something To Talk About – Call for Artists

ArtCenter Manatee announces a call for artists for Something to Talk About, an open juried exhibition.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 27 Aug 2016

Prizes Awarded.

Selected work will be shown in the premier visual arts center in Manatee County. Cash prizes awarded for 1st through 3rd places and by merit. Opening reception is free and open to the public and is an opportunity to meet art enthusiasts in a wonderful atmosphere.

ArtCenter Manatee is the premier visual arts center in Manatee County. We have exhibits that change monthly in our three galleries, over 350 classes for adults and children, and an Artists’ Market gift shop that features the work of over 100 local artists.

For more information, contact acm@artcentermanatee.com.

Something To Talk About


Call to Artists – Cash Awards – Juried Exhibit

Embracing Our Differences is accepting submissions for its 14th annual outdoor juried art exhibit celebrating diversity and inclusion to be displayed April – May 2017 in Sarasota, FL, USA.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 10 Jan 2017

Art is a powerful tool to evoke social change. Without uttering a single word, artists can enlighten, educate, and effect change around the world. Embracing Our Differences invites all artists to be a part of this change through your submissions to our juried competition.

There is no submission fee or limit on the number of entries. Final selections will be made by a three judge panel of art professionals. 42 artists will be selected.

$3,000 (US) in awards will be presented. The exhibit has been viewed by more than 2,200,000 visitors since 2004.

Call to Artists - Cash Awards - Juried Exhibit

For more information, contact mjs@embracingourdifferences.org.


ArtsFest Stuart 2017 – Call for Artists

The Arts Council of Martin County invites artists to apply to be an exhibitor at our ArtsFest Stuart 2017. ArtsFest has an attendance of 15,000+ visitors in beautiful Memorial Park in Downtown Stuart.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 16 Sept 2016

A hometown celebration of local arts and culture, this 2-day event provides the area with exceptional fine art and craft exhibitors, a literary village, culinary arts, hands-on activities for the family, and a variety of live musical and theatrical performances.

ArtsFest Stuart was chosen as a Southeast Tourism Society Top 20 Event in 2016. Artists are our first priority at ArtsFest. A team of volunteers are dedicated to making your experience great. We use our resources and connections throughout the community to create awareness to enhance sales and attendance at ArtsFest. Our promotions reach residents throughout South Florida and generate excitement about our event through the generous support from local media.

From its genesis in 1988, ArtsFest has become one of the Treasure Coast’s most beloved and best-attended community events. ArtsFest has a reputation for having the best artists, as compared to other shows in the community, and provides significant financial support to the Arts Council of Martin County’s efforts to support the entire cultural sector.

ArtsFest showcases fine artists hailing from all around the country in the juried art show and talented musicians with local and regional followings. We offer a beautiful tropical setting in scenic Memorial Park in Downtown Stuart. As a community-based arts organization, we seek to shine a spotlight on the many cultural assets in our community and bring fun, hands-on, free activities to the young people who attend. ArtsFest attracts art patrons, local residents, and visitors to the City of Stuart during Florida’s busy snowbird season.

Cash awards will be given for outstanding artists, in categories represented by more than five separate artists’ booths, during the ArtsFest Stuart 2017 festival, to include Best of Show and Best of Category awards.

ArtsFest Stuart 2017

ArtsFest, the Council’s largest source of revenue for the year and with the revenues received through admission, sponsorship, and other donations, is able to provide support to the entire arts and cultural community.

The Arts Council of Martin County is a private, non-profit organization with a 501(c)3 status. The Arts Council is supported in part by the Florida Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs, the Florida Arts Council, the City of Stuart, Martin County Board of County Commissioners, and private contributions.

For more information, contact note2jen@yahoo.com.



Illuminations: Truth and Iconology Art Show – Call for Artists

Carrollwood Cultural Center (CCC) invites artists to render truth and iconology for the Illuminations: Truth and Iconology Art Show to be held September and October, 2016.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 20 Aug 2016

Illuminations entries must contain an image and words or words that are illustrations.

Ribbons and prizes will be awarded at the reception. First Prize $100, 2nd Prize $75, 3rd Prize $50. Honorable mentions $25 gift certificates to CCC.

The Carrollwood Cultural Center hosts a variety of art shows in our three exhibition spaces.

For more information, contact nancy@carrollwoodcenter.org.

Illuminations: Truth and Iconology Art Show


Marine and Wildlife Art Festival and Craft Show

Under the Sun Promotions announces a call for artists for the Marine and Wildlife Art Festival and Craft Show, to be held September 23-25, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at South Florida Fairgrounds, 9067 Southern Blvd, West Palm Beach, Florida 33411.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 10 Sept 2016

The South Florida Fairgrounds are in close proximity to upscale downtown and a central location in West Palm Beach, the largest county east of the Mississippi. Artists and craftsmen will be exhibiting, demonstrating, and selling their works at the festival.

For more information, contact info@marinewildlifeartfestivalcraftshow.com.

Marine and Wildlife Art Festival and Craft Show


21st Annual Festival of the Arts – Call for Artists

Mattie Kelly Arts Foundation announces a call for artists for the 21st Annual Festival of the Arts.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 20 Jun 2016

The 21st Annual Festival of the Arts is a fine art and craft show featuring 105 artists from around the country. The festival includes live music, children’s art activities, food trucks, beer and wine, a collaborative adult and student art exhibit, and strolling entertainment on the grounds of the Mattie Kelly Cultural Arts Village.

$10,000 in cash awards.

Staff and volunteers work year-round to create a pleasant environment for artists to exhibit their work. Proceeds from our events go to further our mission of bringing arts education back to our area schools.

For more information, contact info@mattiekellyartsfoundation.org.

21st Annual Festival of the Arts


ARTundressed 2016 Nude Art Exhibition – Call for Artists

The ARTundressed 2016 international art exhibition is now opened to artists from any part of the world.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 8 Apr 2016

We are looking for work in all disciplines exerting a high level of creativity in the nude art form including visual and performance art, film/video, and literary works.

Each artist is allowed to submit up to 5 entries for consideration, with a possibility of 0 – 5 submission(s) to be selected by the jurors/curators of the art exhibition.

The best artwork in each category to be published in a high quality coffee table art book in 2017.

ARTundressed 2016

ARTundressed celebrates the artistic, humorous, and sensual aspects of creative nude art both in visual and performance arts. Since its inception, this event has toured many different countries and numerous cities all over the world including Miami, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Dallas, and Berlin (Germany) as well as Montreal and Toronto (Canada). The collection of exhibited artworks is always top-notch, showcasing some of today most talented, creative, renowned artists and photographers. To differentiate our event, we go through a very calculated and selective process to feature top artists exhibiting some of the best nude art that exert the highest level of creativity.

For more information, contact info@artundressed.com.


Florida Art in State Buildings – Call to Artists

The University of Florida Art in State Buildings Program seeks to commission an artist or team to create site-specific public artwork for the UF-212 Newell Hall Renovation Project.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 19 Feb 2016

Budget = $45,000 (plus $5,000 total in honoraria to be split between finalists)

As one of the nation’s most comprehensive research institutions, the University of Florida (UF) is in a unique position to pursue the multidisciplinary research and education that 21st century problems demand. UF is one of only 17 public, land-grant universities — and the only university in Florida — to be a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities, which comprises the 63 leading research universities in the United States and Canada.

For more information, contact  pubart@arts.ufl.edu.

Florida Art in State Buildings


2016 Winthrop Arts Festival – Call for Artists

Winthrop Arts announces a call for artists for the 2016 Winthrop Arts Festival and Artisan Market.

Call for artists application / registration

Deadline: 14 Feb 2016

The annual adjudicated Art Festival and the Artisan Market will be held on March 19-20. This year’s event is expected to have 10,000 guests.

Artists compete for juried awards.

Winthrop Arts creates a bridge between the arts and community in tangible and meaningful ways with a focus on developing and inspiring the next generation of artists and patrons. By bringing the arts into central focus, we deepen our roots, enrich our local community, expand our global reach, and strengthen our humanity.

For more information, contact info@winthroparts.org.

2016 Winthrop Arts Festival


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