Calls For Artists

Holiday Bazaar 2016

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.

• UT Martin has opened the call for the 2017 Bellwethers Exhibition, a juried exhibit of college student work with cash prizes. Submission deadline is September 29. Click here for more information and to apply.

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.

The Lawrence Arts Center invites artists to submit works on paper that are 12 inches by 12 inches. This juried exhibition celebrates contemporary art by both established and emerging artists works on paper can include, but are not limited to: drawing, painting on paper, hand-pulled prints, photography, digital pieces displayed as prints, photographic prints. Cash prizes. Submission Deadline is September 15. Click here 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

67th Annual Holiday Bazaar & Fundraiser. Submission are now open. Early Submission deadline is August 30. Final Submission Deadline is October 2. To apply online, click here…

PaintMemphis One-Day Paint Festival will be held on September 30, 2017 this year. Interested participants should email five images to Read more here…

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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