Call to Literary Artists: Written in a Flash Anthology
Written in a Flash Anthology: A Collection of Positive Stories is a new project that seeks to highlight the most inspirational / positive short stories and flash fiction pieces created in 2019-2021. Genres accepted: thriller, mystery, fantasy, science-fiction, historical fiction, contemporary fiction, young adult, humor, and nonfiction. Ages 17 and over. Submission fee: $6 per piece or $15 for 3 pieces. Payment: ongoing royalties + a PDF copy of the anthology. Deadline: December 31, 2021.
Call to Artists: The Object Seen – Contemporary Still Life Juried Exhibition
The Object Seen – Contemporary Still Life is a celebration of one of art history’s oldest traditions: the study and practice of the still life as subject matter. This exhibition honors both traditional realism as well as more experimental contemporary techniques and welcomes a variety of media. Awards: 1st Place $500, 2nd Place $250, 3rd Place $100. Non-refundable entry fee: $25 for 1 to 3 art works; $35 for 4 to 6 art works. Visit the Art Center of the Bluegrass website for more information, to download the full prospectus, and to enter your work.
Call for Artists – WOVEN: Celebrating Juneteenth, Honoring Traditions
Call for Artists for Juneteenth Juried Exhibition. The Artists’ Guild of Spartanburg, in partnership with the Chapman Cultural Center, will highlight works of creatives to celebrate and commemorate the visual storytelling and traditions in conversation with the African Diaspora. Accepted works will be exhibited in conjunction with the Guild’s Summer Solstice Art Market and Juneteenth Festival, taking place on June 19, 2021. This exhibition will be held in the first-floor gallery space at the Chapman Cultural Center, which receives high foot traffic and is open to the public Mon-Sat. The WOVEN event will also feature storytellers, dancers, musicians, and activities for all ages.
Call for Literary & Visual Art Submissions: PoArtMo Anthology (Volume 2)
The PoArtMo Anthology (Volume 2) celebrates the most positive / inspirational art created in 2019-2021. Submit your six word stories, essays, flash fiction, short stories, photography, paintings, drawings, and poetry. Ages 17 and over. Submission fee: $6 per piece or $15 for 3 pieces. Payment: ongoing royalties + complimentary PDF copy of anthology. Deadline: December 31, 2021. Submit online.
Call for Artists: 9th Annual “ALL Landscape Art” Competition & Exhibition
Contemporary Art Gallery Online announces an international Call for Artists for the 2021 “ALL Landscape Art” Competition & Exhibition. Entries are accepted from April 19th to May 16th. All 2D and 3D artists are encouraged to enter, regardless of their experience or education in the art field. Artists should submit their best representational and non-representational art. This competition will be judged within three categories: Paintings/Drawings, Photography/Digital Art, and Mixed Media/3-Dimensional Art. Competition Results posted: May 31st, 2021. An exhibition of all entrants will be held online from May 19th to June 15th, 2021. Entry Fee: $15 for up to three images, $25 for up to five images and $35 for up to eight.
Call for Entries: Local Artists Needed for 27th Annual Judged Show
Winners will be awarded first, second and third place cash awards in the following categories: acrylic, mixed media, oil, pastel, photography, watercolor or 3D. Registration is required by June 25, at the gallery (at 6 Church Street in Old Town Bluffton), or register online. The cost to register is $25 for SOBA members and $45 for non SOBA members. The deadline for dropping off your art is from 9 to 11 a.m. July 5 at the Center for Creative Arts, located next door to the SOBA gallery at 8 Church Street. No entries will be accepted after 11 a.m. Full list of rules available online.
Call for Artists: Newberry Garden & Art Tour Paint Out (Plein Air) Competition
The Newberry County Chamber of Commerce is calling for artists to paint on site at local gardens along the Garden & Art Tour in the City of Newberry, May 8th, 2021. Artists begin check-in at 8 a.m. at the Old Newberry Hotel. Artwork will displayed at the Visitor Center throughout the month of May and promoted in our newspaper and social media. People's choice will determine the winner. The entry fee is $35 and must be received by May 1st. Full details and entry tickets online.
Call for Submissions – 2021 Piccolo Spoleto Juried Art Exhibition
The 2021 Piccolo Spoleto Juried Art Exhibition is sponsored by the City of Charleston Office of Cultural Affairs and is open to all SC residents. Awards include Best Photography, Best Printmaking, Best Sculpture, Best Painting, Best Drawing, and Best in Show. The exhibition will be held May 28-June 13 at the City Gallery at Joe Riley Waterfront Park, with an art delivery date of May 17. Due to limited exhibition opportunities during the pandemic, the Gallery is removing stipulations regarding work previously exhibited in other festivals. Eligibility and requirements detailed online.
Call for Artists: Artisanville Fine Art/Fine Craft Show
Artisanville is back and taking applications for our annual juried Fine Art/Fine Craft show, occurring this November 6th and 7th at the Greenville Convention Center, in Greenville, South Carolina. The mission of Artisanville is to showcase remarkable and distinctive artists by giving them the opportunity to connect and sell to our art-buying community. We wish to promote the arts and engage the community through a variety of interactive arts experiences as well as ensure that we maintain a high quality standard of Art and Craft in our show. This is a two-day inside event that showcases between 150-200 artists. Application available at ZAPP applications or on the Artisanville website.
Call for Submissions – Fall Lines: a Literary Convergence, Volume VII-VIII
Fall Lines, a literary journal presented by The Jasper Project, is accepting submissions of previously unpublished poetry, essays, short fiction (2000 word max), & flash fiction (350 word max). Two $250 cash prizes will be awarded, sponsored by the Richland Library Friends and Foundation. No fee to enter. Up to five (5) poems; up to five (5) prose entries (2000 words max). No simultaneous submissions. Entries that fail to follow the full submission instructions will be disqualified without review.