Call to Artists
The National Endowment for the Arts and the American Theatre Wing are looking for emerging songwriting stars for the Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge. This national competition is open to high school students who have a passion for writing songs that could be part of a musical theater production. Musical theater encompasses a wide range of musical styles including hip-hop, rock, R&B, country, jazz, and more.
Deadline to apply: April 30
Pastiche Magazine is currently accepting submissions for their 5th issue! Pastiche Magazine is a print magazine which features the work of photographers from around the globe. Our mission is to bring to light the work of those that have a passion for photography. Entry Fee is $15 for 5 images.
Deadline to apply: May 1, 2019
Each spring, a nation-wide high school arts competition is sponsored by the Members of the U.S. House of Representatives. The Congressional Art Competition is an opportunity to recognize and encourage the artistic talent in the nation, as well as in our Congressional District.
The Congressional Art Competition is open to all high school students in our District. The winning artwork of our district's competition will be displayed for one year in the U.S. Capitol. The exhibit in Washington will include the winning artwork from all participating districts from around the country. The winning artwork is also featured on House.gov's Congressional Art Competition page.
Artwork must be submited in person at one of the 18th Congressional District offices in Stuart, Port St. Lucie or North Palm Beach.
Deadline to apply: May 2, 2019
The A.E. Backus Museum's Annual Juried Photography Exhibition open to amateur or professional photographers. Three jurors will look at photography in person and select works in eight categories. Cash prizes, Best of Show, Director's Choice. This highly competitive open show attracts quality entries from Florida and elsewhere. As an extra this year, the sponsor, Veterinary Medical Center of St Lucie County, will be producing a 2020 calendar that could feature your photo!
Deadline to Apply: May 4, 2019
"Combined Talents" is an annual juried competition sponsored by the Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts (MoFA). The competition is open to artists within the United States, eighteen years of age or older, with all subject matter and media eligible for consideration. The entry fee is $20 for two works. Hallie Ringle, the Hugh Kaul Curator of Contemporary Art at the Birmingham Museum of Art (BMA) will be the juror for the competition. First prize is $1,000 and second prize is $500. The exhibition is scheduled for August 16 to September 29, 2019.
Deadline to apply: May 17, 2019
Explore what it means to repurpose, reclaim, and redefine recycled materials in this unconventional exhibition that diverges creativity and sustainability. Uncontained challenges artists to turn trash into treasure by presenting art made entirely of recycled and found materials, and encourages viewers to reimagine the potential of discarded products. Engage in an interactive recycled art project anytime during the exhibition and redefine for yourself what it means to reduce, reuse, and recycle artfully!
Deadline to apply: June 14, 2019
Florida: Faces & Places
‘Florida: Faces & Places’ is focused on how local, Florida residents spend each day of their lives. A global view of Florida from outside of the state often related to Beaches, Disney World, and other sunshine baked tourist destinations. This exhibition is an opportunity to explain what life is truly like for Florida locals, day in and day out through photography.
This exhibition will pair with a Summer, student documentary project being created with a collaboration between Center for Creative Education’s C4 Media Arts & Technology program and Blue Planet Writers’ Room. Two local, non-profits with missions dedicated to education. The students will be able to share their own stories that document their lives and culture in Florida. Many of these stories will surprise people who have never been to Florida or only connect to Florida from a tourism perspective.
Photographers may submit up to 3 images for $25.00 (additional/add-on images at $5 each, maximum of 2 additional images). Payments can be made using one or both of the payment buttons below. Images may be no larger than 3MB each at the time of entry and be submitted in .JPEG or .PDF format. Entry fees are non-refundable and all images may or may not be selected depending on gallery space available and appropriateness of subject matter. NUDES will Not Be Accepted. All photographs should accurately reflect the subject matter and the scene as it appeared. Photos that have been digitally altered beyond standard optimization (removal of dust, cropping, reasonable adjustments to exposure, color and contrast, etc.) will be disqualified. Multiple exposures that have been combined to produce a single “High Dynamic Range” image is acceptable. We are allowing HDR but ask that it be kept in a realistic tone. Black and white will also be accepted. Entries submitted after the Entry period ending on May 31 will not be eligible.
Photographs must be framed and exhibition ready (wired, hangers, etc.). Please email JonathonO@cceflorida.org if you have oversized or heavy work to be submitted.
How To Enter
All images must be submitted to JonathonO@cceflorida.org, including all required fields in the following format:
Pay entry fees using above ‘Entry Payment’ and ‘Entry Add-Ons’ buttons. This is a secure Authorize.net payment portal.
Deadline to apply: May 31, 2019
JF Gallery in West Palm Beach, FL announces a call to artists for its annual juried art exhibition, June 28 - July 20, 2019. $500 Best in Show. Juror: Bruce Helander. Open to all Established, Mid Career and Emerging Artists in the United States. Artists of all mediums and genres are encouraged to apply. (Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture, Glass, Fiber, Functional, Digital, Photography, Installation, Mixed Media, New Genres). Maximum dimensions including any framing, are: 62 x 62. Entries must have been completed within the past 2 years and not previously exhibited in JF Gallery. $35 entry fee.
Deadline to apply: May 31, 2019
CALLING ALL LIVE ARTISTS! Paint LIVE during MASS District's Artwalk every last Saturday of the month at Art Attack. Artists will have an appx. 6' x 6' space to paint and sell their works. Bring a standard 6' folding table (or smaller) , your easel, paints, finished works to sell, lighting, and any promotional material.
Set up is at 5pm, Brawl commences at 6pm, winner is announced at 10:01pm. Paint anything you want (not offensive please) and collect tips throughout the night, the winner is determined by who received the most tip money!
WINNER will be the next showcase artist at Art Attack for the following Artwalk, and will have the entire front wall to display and sell their works. Other prizes vary from month to month.
This is FREE! FREE to enter, FREE to participate, FREE to sell. Art Attack will not take any money, commissions, percentages, etc. from any artist. You keep 100% of what you make!
Deadline to apply: Ongoing
The Hopper Prize is offering multiple individual artist grants totaling $5,000.00 USD awarded through an open call art competition juried by leading contemporary curators.
$5,000.00 USD in total awards for visual artists
+ 5 artists will each receive $1,000.00 USD in unrestricted grant awards
+ 30 artists will have their work archived at hopperprize.org
+ Early applications will be reviewed for possible nstagram artist features @hopperprize (https://www.instagram.com/hopperprize/)
We work with leading curators to review your submissions. Spring 2019 grant winners will be selected by:
The Bass Museum of Art Miami Beach
Chief Curator & Director of Programs
Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts
The Hopper Prize is open to all artists age 18 and older working in any media. There are no restrictions on genre, subject matter, or media. We accept entries in all media.
Swamp Ape Review is a national online literary journal founded and produced by the MFA in creative writing students at Florida Atlantic University.
The Swamp Ape is a legend that reflects Florida—its mythology, its weirdness—as well as the human desire to create a narrative around that which we can’t explain. Submissions to the Swamp should defy form to the extent that the piece’s creator might be unsure of where it belongs. Across all genres, we encourage pieces with a hybrid or non-traditional nature—works that subvert our expectations of both content and form and unsettle our assumptions of what is possible.
Deadline to Apply: Ongoing