Calls for Art

Here are several sites that list calls for artists. We advise that you thoroughly research any opportunity you are interested in especially if they are asking you to pay to submit your work.

Art Deadlines List
A list of competitions, contests, call for entries/papers, grants, scholarships, fellowships, jobs, and internships, in the arts or related areas. Free and paid versions available.

Artist Opportunity Monthly
AOM offers a free and a paid monthly opportunity list. Sign up for either version and they send you thoroughly screened opportunities every month.

Bay Area Art Grind
A great local site that verifies the calls for art that they post, you can sign up to receive listings.

Apply to national calls directly on CaFÉ. Simply make an account, create a portfolio of work you wish to show, and apply to a call for entry.

California Arts Council
California’s artists are always in demand. You can sort this list by: deadline, date posted, region of eligible artists or discipline. You can also view additional opportunities on our public art list.

Calls for Art
The artist’s resource for juried art competitions, art festivals and calls for exhibition proposals.

Entry Thingy
Browse a list of current calls for entry hosted by EntryThingy.

Side Arts
Visual artists and crafters use Side Arts to promote their artwork and find exhibition and income opportunities. Businesses such as art organizations, craft fair promoters, and other non-profits list calls for artists. Listings and artists are worldwide.

International site listing festivals, exhibitions, contests, creative collectives, and art projects.

ZAPP is for art fair, show, and festival opportunities.