Deadline: March 20th, 2017

*Applications open on August 15th, 2017 and close on March 20th, 2018. However, placements tend to fill up very quickly so we recommend applying early

Sixty-one solo artists and collectives come together with ten hand-picked gallery programs for a dynamic four day long collector-driven fair focused on presenting the freshest in NYC and global contemporary art. The fair leverages an accessible pricing model (all artwork under $10,000 / 70% under $5,000) to create brisk and sustainable artwork sales for all levels of exhibitors among new and established collectors.



Fee: $40


Deadline: February 1st 2018

Art in the Open (AiO), a partnership between The Center for Emerging Visual Artists (CFEVA), City Parks Association, and Fairmount Water Works, re-frames the ‘plein air’ tradition of creating art outside and on-site in a contemporary context, encouraging both artists and audiences to draw inspiration from the city's diverse natural and urban landscapes. Using the Schuylkill River Banks Park as studio space, participating artists will have the opportunity to explore new working methods, develop process-oriented works, and interpret a compelling intersection of urban and natural environments in the public realm.

Selected artists will take part in the citywide biennial and also be able to participate in complementary programs and public engagement events.



Fee: $35

2 Month Studio Residences with Featured Exhibition

Deadline: January 1st, 2018


Selected artists will gain 24-hour access to our 3,000 square foot co-working studio in the heart of the L.E.S. arts district for 2 months, working towards a week long curated group show of selected work slated for the last month of the program. Seasonal cycles are open to all mediums. Joining the Con Artist Collective means becoming part of an active community of over 500 creatives from all walks of life, and all over the world. Our jurors are past collaborators and members doing exciting things in their respective fields and disciplines.

Fee: No application fee, $600 Day Studio/Exhibition fee


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Deadline: February 11th 2018

Art Gym Gallery is inviting printmakers living in the United States to submit work to the 3rd annual imPressed national call for entry printmaking exhibit.

imPressed, on view March 22, 2018 through April 14, 2018, aims to highlight current trends in contemporary American printmaking and shine a spotlight on a cross-section of artists working in a variety of traditional, alternative, and experimental print processes.  Prints to be submitted may include but are not limited to: monoprint, screen print, intaglio, photopolymer, photogravure, collagraph, stone lithography, plate lithography, photo plate lithography, relief, woodcut, linocut, cone-cut, risograph, steam roller, book arts. Prints utilizing laser engraving as a component of a printed work will also be considered. Inkjet and giclée will not be accepted,

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Fee: $25


Deadline: Monday 4th December 2017 midnight.

International and UK-based artists, writers, architects, producers, dancers, choreographers, curators, designers, educators, researchers and others developing their working lives within the scope of contemporary cultural practices. Interdisciplinary Residency 2018 at hospital field offers a two week retreat in Arbroath Scotland with full board and access to facilities to improve your research an artistic practice.


12th - 25th of March 2018.

4th - 18th of May 2018.

20th August - 2nd of September 2018.

5th - 18th of November 2018.


Fee: £680 for a two week full board residency. 

Chelsea Gallery Open Call

Deadline: December 2nd, 2017


Field Projects is pleased to announce our Winter 2018 Open Call! Emerging and mid-career artists are invited to submit their work for consideration in our January - February exhibition: Show #47. All submissions will be considered by our Guest Curator. Simultaneously, Field Projects Panel (4-5 curators) will be considering the submissions for future solo exhibitions, group exhibitions, 2 person exhibitions, art fairs, pop-up shows, off-site exhibitions and our studio visit program, where we invite outside curators to accompany us to your studio. 


Fee: $35


January 2nd 2018

Highpoint Center for Printmaking is excited to announce a new 2-year rotating Apprenticeship opportunity though Highpoint Editions.  This unique opportunity is designed to give high quality training and experience through working in a professional print studio on in-depth projects a in a range of print media to experienced printmakers.

The Apprentice Printer will work with the Artistic Director/Master Printer and Senior Printer to prepare and execute projects in all areas of Highpoint’s operation.  The main emphasis of their job will be the preparation and printing of Highpoint Editions’ visiting artist publications.  The Apprentice Printer will also regularly work with the Studio Manager and other staff to complete tasks for the larger organization, Highpoint Center for Printmaking. 

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Deadline: 26th February 2018

The Burlington Contemporary Art Writing Prize seeks to discover talented young writers on contemporary art, with the winner receiving £1,000 and the opportunity to publish a review of a contemporary art exhibition in The Burlington Magazine.

Since its founding in 1903, The Burlington Magazine has always considered the art of the present to be as worthy of study as the art of the past. The Burlington Contemporary Art Writing Prize advances our commitment to the study of contemporary art by encouraging aspiring young writers to engage critically with its forms and concepts. The Prize promotes clear, concise and well-structured writing that is able to navigate sophisticated ideas without recourse to over-complex language.

The judges of the 2018 Burlington Contemporary Art Writing Prize are Fiona Banner and Jenni Lomax. Contenders – who must be no older than 35 years of age on 26th February 2018 and have published no more than six exhibition reviews – should submit one unpublished review of a contemporary art exhibition, no more than 1,000 words in length with up to three low-resolution images. ‘Contemporary’ is defined as art produced since 2000.

The winner of the £1,000 prize will be announced in May 2018.




Deadline: November 30th, 2017

Catalyst Gallery in Beacon, NY seeks entries for the 5th annual Catalyst Small Works Show! Deadline Nov 16. Dates of show December 9, 2017 – Jan 7, 2018. Painting, drawing, printmaking, photography, sculpture, mixed media. Maximum size 16”.

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Fee: $30 for up to four images

People's Choice Salon Show: OPEN CALL SALON SHOW WIN $200 AND A SOLO SHOW

Deadline: November 16th, 2017

For this show, we let the people decide in our highly popular People's Choice Show, which means everyone who attends votes for the winners! We pass out ballots at the door and everyone who attends chooses the winners! It is always one of our most well attended nights, boasting record art sales and a large community of fellow artists and art lovers! Best in Show wins $200 and a solo show!! Runner up winners receive a slot in a group show and with other runner up winners!

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Size Limit: 24" x 36" and under


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No Fee


Deadline: ongoing

BIG INK is an organized network of creative thinkers focused on carving, printing, and promoting large scale woodcuts.  Inviting artists to submit a proposal to create a woodcut, at least 24” x 36” in dimension. Approximately sixteen artists are accepted per event and are given two months to carve an image. At the end of the two months, BIG INK meets with the artists at a predetermined space, such as an art center, festival, or community print shop, and helps him or her print their woodcut onto paper. These events culminate in exhibition opportunities and potential sales for the artists who participate.

The 2018 call-for-entry schedule features nine venues split along the east and west coasts.  The woodcuts are sometimes printed using the host organization’s existing facilities, but more often they are printed on BIG INK’s giant mobile etching press dubbed “The Big Tuna.”



Fee: Free to apply, $295 if accepted

B.J. Spoke Gallery Expo 37 Competition

Deadline: November 11th, 2017

EXPO 37 is a fine arts competition and exhibit at the b.j. spoke gallery, 299 Main Street, Huntington, NY 11743. The show will be judged by Cara Manas, Assistant Curator, Department of Painting and Sculpture, Museum of Modern Art, New York. Artists from anywhere in the United States may submit up to 6 images and/or two videos. We attempt to show several works by each of the winning artists. Winners exhibition in March, 2018. All fine arts media (not craft). A full prospectus and instructions will be found on our website.


Fee: $30

Impressions 2018: National Juried Printmaking Exhibition - Montgomery College – Rockville Campus Art Department, Rockville Maryland

Deadline: October 31, 2017

Celebrating the continued vitality, diversity and validity of printmaking as a fine art medium and relevant form of expression in the 21st century, this exhibition will take place in the Sarah Silberman Art Gallery, housed in the Paul Peck Art Building, Montgomery College – Rockville Campus, Rockville Maryland.

We are seeking original works in all printmaking media including intaglio, lithography, relief, screenprinting, monoprints, monotypes, digital prints, mixed printmaking media, and three-­dimensional prints. Works must be completed within the past two years. This exhibition is open to Artist’s living or working in the United States. Currently enrolled Montgomery College students and past or present Montgomery College employees are not eligible.  Scale of all works submitted should not exceed 48 inches in any dimension. Artwork to be displayed on a wall must have a hanging wire or some other suitable hanging device such as hang tabs. No glass, but plexi is acceptable.

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Lower East Side Printshop Keyholder Residency

Deadline: September 1, 2017

The Keyholder Residency Program offers emerging artists free 24-hour access to printmaking facilities to develop new work and foster their artistic careers. Residencies are free and one year long, starting on April 1st and October 1st each year, and they take place in the shared Artists’ Studio, including the solvent/etching area and the darkroom.

Keyholders work independently, in a productive atmosphere alongside other contemporary artists. Artists from all disciplines are eligible to apply; print-making skills are not required, but some familiarity with the medium is recommended. Basic instruction in printmaking techniques is available for new Keyholders. Technical assistance is not included in the program, but is available at additional cost.

Participation is competitive. Applications are evaluated by a rotating committee of artists, critics, curators, and art professionals based on the quality of submitted artwork. A total of 8 artists are awarded the residency annually. Artists based in the New York City area and without access to a studio space are encouraged to apply.

Mass Cultural Council Artist Fellowship in Drawing & Printmaking, Poetry, and Traditional Arts

Deadline: October 2, 2017

Mass Cultural Council believes that the work of individual artists is at the core of a thriving and vital society. The Artist Fellowships are unrestricted, anonymously judged, competitive grants for individual artists in recognition of artistic excellence of creative work.

Fellowship awards are currently $12,000. Finalist awards are $1,000. Please note that award amounts are contingent upon legislative appropriation.

2018 S&R Foundation Washington Award

Deadline: October 5, 2017

The Washington Award recognizes talented emerging artists working in visual arts, music, and dance. Winners receive an unconditional cash prize of $5,000 to support their career development and an additional $5,000 may be awarded as a Grand Prize to an artist of outstanding ability.  Award winners are also invited to present their work at the Washington Award Ceremony in Washington D.C. in Spring 2018.

***Applicants must not be enrolled part/full time in a degree granting program.  International applicants are welcome to apply.

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OPEN CALL: New Prints 2018/Winter

Deadline: November 9, 2017

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New Prints 2018/Winter will be the 57th presentation of IPCNY's New Prints Program. Established in 2000, the New Prints Program is a twice-annual, juried open call for prints and print-based work created in the preceding twelve months, in keeping with IPCNY's mission of supporting print artists and broadening access to the medium. The jury will be announced in the coming weeks.