November 5, 2021 entry deadline
Wyoming, Cheyenne “41st Annual Western Spirit Juried Art Show and Sale” (March 5–April 17, 2022) open to artists worldwide. Open to new and emerging artists who create original western art depicting the American West. Open to a variety of media categories, including sculpture. Fee: $20. Juried from digital. Juror: TBA. Contact CFD Old West Museum, Attn: Art Show Coordinator, 4610 N. Carey Ave., Cheyenne, WY 82001; email@example.com; https://westernspiritartshow.org.
November 7, 2021 entry deadline
California, Laguna Beach “2021 - Botanical Art & Illustration” (December 2–31) open to artists worldwide. For this exhibition, the gallery is seeking works that explore plants. Any works that show flowers, plants, trees, leaves, cactus, succulents, etc. will be considered. A variety of media are accepted, including sculpture. Fee: $31. Juried from digital. Juror: TBA. Contact Las Laguna Art Gallery, 577 South Coast Highway, Suite A1, Laguna Beach, CA 92651; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.laslagunaartgallery.com/calls-for-entry.
November 12, 2021 entry deadline
Montana, Missoula “International Cup 2022” (February 4–25, 2022) open to artists worldwide. Work must be made primarily of clay. Size may not exceed 16 inches in any direction. Fee: $25. Juried from digital. Juror: Courtney Murphy. Contact The Clay Studio of Missoula, 1106 Hawthorne St., Missoula, MT 59802; email@example.com; 406-543-0509; www.theclaystudioofmissoula.org.
November 14, 2021 entry deadline
Minnesota, Hopkins “Art North International 27” (January 8–February 12, 2022) open to all living artists. Entries must be original work not exhibited in previous Arts North/Arts in Harmony shows. Copies, class work, or fragile work will not be considered. Open to a variety of media, including ceramics and sculpture. Fee: $35. Juried from digital. Juror: TBA. Contact Friends of the Hopkins Center for the Arts, 1111 Mainstreet, Hopkins, MN 55343; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.hopkinsartscenter.com.
November 22, 2021 entry deadline
New York, Huntington “EXPO 41” (March 1–31, 2022) open to artists worldwide. The competition is International and will accept work in all fine-arts media including mixed media, sculpture, installation art, video (short), etc.
Due to COVID-19, this exhibition will be virtual. There will be 3 small cash prizes awarded. Fee: $35. Juried from digital. Judge: Sewon Kang. Contact b.j. spoke gallery, 229 Main St., Huntington, NY 11743; email@example.com; 631-549-5106; www.bjspoke
December 3, 2021 entry deadline
Massachusetts, Boston “TRUE BLUE” (December 31–ongoing) open to artists worldwide. The color blue is the most universally appealing color on the spectrum. Show us TRUE BLUE through your perspective. There will be 3 cash prizes awarded. This will be an online exhibition. Fee: $25. Juried from digital. Juror: TBA. Contact ART FLUENT, 1 Washington Mall #1218, Boston, MA 02108; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.art-fluent.com.
January 21, 2021 entry deadline
Colorado, Grand Junction “Contemporary Clay 2022 Biennial” (May 23–June 25, 2022) open to artists worldwide. Open to functional and sculptural ceramics with clay as its primary material. Fee: $35 for up to 3 entries. Juried from digital. Juror: Fong Choo. Contact Terry Shepherd, The Art Center, 1803 N. 7th St., Grand Junction, CO 81401; email@example.com; 970-243-7337; https://gjartcenter.org.
united states exhibitions
November 8, 2021 entry deadline
Georgia, Valdosta “The Valdosta National 2022” (January 21–February 17, 2022) open to all artists living in the US. All artwork must have been completed in the last 5 years (no earlier than 2016), original, and not previously shown in the VSU Fine Arts Gallery. This is an all-media competition. Fee: $35. Juried from digital. Juror: Samuel Dunson. Contact Dedo Maranville Fine Arts Gallery, Julie Bowland, 1500 N. Patterson St., Valdosta, GA 31698; firstname.lastname@example.org; 229-333-5835; www.valdosta.edu/colleges/arts/art/gallery.
November 15, 2021 entry deadline
Wisconsin, Prairie du Sac “5th Biennial Wings and Water” (January 20–March 11, 2022) open to all styles, media, and techniques. Limited to 4 submissions per artist. Works must be original. Size limit: maximum 5 feet. Two-dimensional work must be gallery ready and wired for hanging. Fee: $35. Juried from digital. Juror: Mary Dickey. Contact River Arts Inc., 590 Water St., Prairie du Sac, WI 53578; email@example.com; 608-643-5215; www.riverartsinc.org/wings5.
November 15, 2021 entry deadline
Michigan, Flint “BIPOC is The Theme!” (April 8–May 14, 2022) open to BIPOC artists (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) 18 years of age or older and residents of the US. Each artist may submit 3 works for $25, $5 for each additional image. All work must be original in concept, open media. Fee: $25. Juried from digital. Juror: Tyanna J. Buie. Contact Buckham Gallery, 121 W. 2nd St., Flint, MI 48502; firstname.lastname@example.org; 810-239-6233; www.buckhamgallery.org.
November 30, 2021 entry deadline
Texas, Corpus Christi “56th Annual National Drawing & Small Sculpture Show” (February 18–May 6, 2022) open to all US artists 18 years of age or older. The Annual National Drawing and Small Sculpture Show attracts works by contemporary artists across the country. Previously exhibited works in the Annual Show will not be eligible. Each artist may submit three works. Fee: $25. Juried from digital. Juror: Sharon Kopriva. Contact Del Mar College Department of Art, 101 Baldwin Blvd., Corpus Christi, TX 78404; email@example.com; www.delmar.edu/offices/art/gallery.html.
January 5, 2022 entry deadline
New York, Schuylerville “Say Something: Tactile Voices in Clay” (April 30–June 11, 2022) open to all artists 18 years and older. This exhibition is open to utilitarian works that not only function well in our daily lives, but also use decoration, narrative imagery, words, and/or form to give the works a glimpse into the passionate mind of the maker. Fee: $30. Juried from digital. Juror: Kevin Snipes. Contact Saratoga Clay Arts Center, 167 Hayes Rd., Schuylerville, NY 12871; firstname.lastname@example.org; 518-581-2529; www.saratogaclayarts.org.
January 23, 2022 entry deadline
Texas, San Angelo “24th San Angelo National Ceramic Competition” (April 8–June 26, 2022) open to all artists 18 years and older. The competition is open to all artists who are residents of the United States, Canada, and Mexico. All work completed within the last two years, both functional and sculptural, is eligible. Fee: TBA. Juried from digital. Juror: James Watkins. Contact San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, One Love St., San Angelo, TX 76903; email@example.com; 325-653-3333; www.samfa.org.
February 7, 2022 entry deadline
Georgia, Savannah “Sip: A Ceramic Cup Show” (April 28–May 8, 2022) open to all artists 18 years and older. An artist may submit 1–3 original works that have been completed in the last two years. Work may not exceed the dimensions of 6 inches in length, 6 inches in width, and 8 inches in height (including handle), or weigh over 2 pounds. Fee: $20. Juried from digital. Juror: TBA. Contact Savannah Clay Community, 1305 Barnard St., Savannah, GA 31401; firstname.lastname@example.org; 724-549-1867; www.savannahclaycommunity.com.
April 23, 2022 entry deadline
California, Tujunga “Cup Show 2022” (June 4–25, 2022) open to any artist 18 years or older in the US. Artwork submissions must have been completed within the last three years and cannot be submissions from a prior MAC Annual Exhibition. Generally, any artwork utilizing any type of fired clay, in whole, or predominantly, is acceptable. Fee: $35. Juried from digital. Juror: Brian Kohl. Contact McGroarty Arts Center, 7570 McGroarty Terrace, Tujunga, CA 91042; email@example.com; 818-352-5285; www.mcgroartyartscenter.org.
September 12, 2022 entry deadline
Florida, Tequesta “Lush 2: A Contemporary Ceramics Exhibition” (November 1, 2022–January 7, 2023) open nationally to all emergent and established ceramic artists. Open to functional, sculptural, and experimental pieces in a variety of artistic expressions, subjects, and techniques. There will be over $4000 in awards for exhibiting artists. Fee: TBA. Juried from digital. Juror: Brian Rochefort. Contact Lighthouse ArtCenter, 373 Tequesta Dr., Tequesta, FL 33469; firstname.lastname@example.org; 561-746-3101; https://lighthousearts.org.
November 1, 2021 entry deadline
Florida, St. Petersburg “Fresh Squeezed 6: Emerging Artists in Florida” (April 9–June 23, 2022) open to all emerging artists (age 18 or older) who are current residents of Florida, without restriction to medium. All work must be original, completed within the last two years, and not previously exhibited at the Morean. The Fresh Squeezed program aims to provide emerging artists with resources needed to develop a sustainable practice. Fee: $15. Juried from digital. Jurors: curatorial staff. Contact Amanda Cooper, Morean Arts Center, 719 Central Ave., St. Petersburg, FL 33701; email@example.com; www.moreanartscenter.org.
November 28, 2021 entry deadline
Washington, Bremerton “2022 CVG Show” (January 22–February 25, 2022) open to all Washington state artists over the age of 18. Accepting photo/digital, two-dimensional, and three-dimensional art. Entries must be original, entirely the work of the entrant, and executed within the past three years. Work must have been done without the supervision of an instructor. Fee: $45. Juried from digital. Juror: Margaret Bullock. Contact the Collective Visions Gallery, 331 Pacific Ave., Bremerton, WA 98337; firstname.lastname@example.org; 360-377-8327; www.cvgshow.com.
fairs and festivals
November 15, 2021 entry deadline
Florida, Cedar Key “Old Florida Celebration of the Arts” (April 9–10, 2022) open to all mediums. All work must be original design of the accepted artist. This juried event attracts 18,000 visitors annually and offers approximately $15,000 in prize money and purchase awards. Applications accepted through www.Zapplication.org. Fee: $25. Juried from digital. Jurors: TBA. Contact Old Florida Celebration of the Arts, PO Box 298, Cedar Key, FL 32625; email@example.com; www.CedarKeyArtsFestival.com.