Calls For Artists

Holiday Bazaar 2016

• Submissions for the Jay Kennedy Memorial Scholarship through the National Cartoonists Society are open to college juniors and seniors (for the 2018-2019 academic year). Submission Deadline is December 15. Click here for more information and to apply.

• The Art of Science 2018 call for entries is open. This year’s exhibit will take place at Memphis College of Art’s Rust Hall in Overton Park on February 22-April 18, 2018. The reception will be March 3, 2018. Click here for more information and to apply.

• Christmas Holiday Animation Contest! Animation Career Review has opened submissions for their Christmas animation contest. Submission Deadline is December 1. Click here for rules and information.

The 3rd Annual New Impressions Printmaking Competition invites colleges students to compete. This year they will give out $14,000 in prizes to students and their schools. Submission Deadline is December 31. Click here for more information and to apply.

 Shainberg Art Gallery located in the Memphis Jewish Community Center is seeking submissions for their monthly art exhibits. To submit a show or exhibit, please click here and complete the submission form. Specific questions can be directed to Marcy Stagner, Program Director for Cultural Arts and Adult Services, at

The Downtown Memphis Commission is seeking local makers and entrepreneurs to apply for their OPEN ON MAIN initiative. The goal of OPEN ON MAIN is to enhance the pedestrian experience, support local makers/entrepreneurs and bring attention to properties for lease on the Main Street Mall. Read more and apply…

•Tennessee Arts Commission list of calls found here.

•College Art Association list of calls found here.

•Manifest Gallery has a list of calls found here.

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