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The OLIST: Call to Artists

Current Calls. Listed by deadline date


Herbert Art Gallery & Museum

Coventry Young People’s Open 2023

A showcase for young artists (15-18yrs) based in Coventry and the West Midlands.

This year we host the first ever Coventry Young People’s Open, in order to to celebrate and showcase the quality and diversity of art being produced in Coventry and the wider region. Young artists (15-18yrs) working in any medium are invited to submit images and supporting information about their work.

Submitting your work for consideration is completely free and open to anyone in the West Midlands regardless of prior experience.

This is your chance to exhibit your work in a professional gallery setting.  Artworks will be selected for exhibition by a panel of Young Artists. 

Submission and selection process for Coventry Young People's Open is entirely online.  

Only successful entrants will be asked to deliver their work to the gallery.

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Limited Calli

Open for Entry

Entry Deadline: 13/02/2023, Midnight

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Exhibition Location: UK

Exhibition Type: Gallery and Online


Herbert Art Gallery & Museum

Coventry Open 2023

A showcase for artists based in Coventry and the West Midlands.

Set up to showcase local talent and provide selling opportunities for artists, Coventry Open celebrates the quality and diversity of art being produced in Coventry and the wider region. Visual artists working in any medium are invited to submit images and supporting information about their work.

Submitting your work for consideration is completely free and open to anyone in the West Midlands regardless of prior experience. A £1000 prize is available for one winning entry chosen by the independent judging panel.

An additional £500 prize will be awarded to the “people’s choice”, which will be chosen via a public voting system after the exhibition opens.

For the first time this year, the Herbert will also be hosting a Young People’s Coventry Open, offering young artists aged 15-18 a chance to exhibit their work in a professional gallery setting.

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Limited Calli

Open for Entry

Entry Deadline: 13/02/2023, Midnight

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Exhibition Location: UK

Exhibition Type: Gallery and Online


Chinwe Russell Art Gallery

Artists on the Rise Auction of contemporary investment art & Online Exhibition (March 2023, 24th edition)

Featuring original affordable artworks from artists from around the world.

This call is for artists who want to be considered for our "ARTISTS ON THE RISE" international contemporary art auction and online exhibition which takes place on March 7th 2023

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Open for Entry

Entry Deadline: 18/02/2023, Midnight

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Exhibition Location: Global

Exhibition Type: Online Only


Royal Hibernian Academy of Arts

193rd RHA Annual Exhibition

The 193rd RHA Annual Exhibition 2023 is Ireland’s largest and longest running exhibition of visual art. Open to all artists working in paint, drawing, print, sculpture, photography and architecture, the RHA Annual attracts a large public and critical audience. With sales in excess of €550,000 in 2022, the Annual is a key event of the art calendar for both public and private buyers of all levels. The open submission is vital to the strength and vitality of the RHA Annual. Works selected through the open submission process make up around 60% of the exhibition with the rest of the artworks from RHA Members and Invited Artists. This year over €70,000 of prizes will be awarded to exhibiting artists. This prize fund, one of the largest in Ireland, is awarded to artists recognised for works of achievement. Please read all terms and conditions prior to entering.

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Open for Entry

Entry Deadline: 26/02/2023, 11:59pm

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Exhibition Location: EU

Exhibition Type: Gallery and Online


The Royal Scottish Academy of Art and Architecture

RSA Annual Exhibition - OPEN ART 2023

Call to Artists

The RSA Annual Exhibition is the largest and longest-running annual exhibition of contemporary art and architecture in Scotland. Now in its 197th year, the exhibition provides a platform for contemporary painting, sculpture, film, printmaking, photography and installation, alongside work by some of the country’s leading architects.

ARTISTS are invited to submit up to TWO works in any size and in any fine art media, including painting, drawing, printmaking, sculpture, photography, film/audio, digital, installation and performance.

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Open for Entry

Entry Deadline: 26/02/2023, 5pm

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Exhibition Location: UK

Exhibition Type: Gallery


Society of Botanical Artists

Plantae 2023

Exhibiting excellence in every botanical art form

The Society invites artists to submit their very best work to our open exhibition. Whether an artist working in watercolour, oils, gouache, graphite, colour pencil or pen and ink, a botanical illustrator, printmaker, ceramic artist, sculptor, jeweller or glass artist, we are seeking work with a strong exhibiting presence to be part of our show at the Mall Galleries. 

Our only criteria are that all work must: 

  • be predominantly of botanical content
  • be botanically accurate
  • be visually pleasing
  • have strong wall appeal
  • be work you are proud of
  • be original (all prints must be hand pulled and NOT giclee)

We regret we do not accept photography or other digital art forms. The maximum dimension we can accept is 120cm on the longest side.

Please do not submit work that has previously been exhibited at the Mall Galleries.

Full Details, Entry Terms & Conditions

Open for Entry

Entry Deadline: 04/03/2023, Midnight

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Exhibition Location: UK

Exhibition Type: Gallery


New English Art Club

New English Art Club Annual Exhibition 2023

Acceptable media: Paintings, drawings, pastels, original framed prints (excluding photography).

Artists are invited to submit work for exhibition alongside members of the New English Art Club at the NEAC Annual Exhibition 2023.

Full Details, Entry Terms & Conditions

Open for Entry

Entry Deadline: 10/03/2023, Midday

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Exhibition Location: UK

Exhibition Type: Gallery


Society of Women Artists

Society of Women Artists 162nd Annual Open Exhibition (NON Members Submissions)

A Platform for Outstanding Artists

The SWA seeks works of the highest standard within its specific field. The SWA continues to promote female artists and prides itself on the very diverse nature of the work shown during our Annual Open Exhibition from both our non-members and our members.

Full Details, Entry Terms & Conditions

Open for Entry

Entry Deadline: 14/03/2023, Midnight

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Exhibition Location: UK

Exhibition Type: Gallery


D31 Art Gallery

D31 Spring Exhibition 2023 - The Magic of Transformation - 3rd Edition

This year, D31 will celebrate the start of spring by exploring 'The Magic of Transformation'!

D31 art gallery invites all visual artists from around the world to submit work for our 2023 Spring exhibition.

For the Spring exhibition 2023, the D31 art gallery will explore THE MAGIC OF TRANSFORMATION. Spring is a magical time of renewal, a time of hope when humanity and nature awaken. It is that special season of expectation and renewal, a time of optimism when the darkness of winter fades into the promise of light. Transformation is all around, and the universe begins anew. Join us in this journey.

We call all visual artists to submit works inspired by Transformation. From paintings, sculptures, drawings, photography, to textiles, mixed media and more. Join us in this exploration. 

SPRING 2023 PRIZES

£500 art commission

Selected by our Judging Panel, the winning artist will be commissioned to create a piece for the D31 art gallery permanent collection. The commissioned piece should measure 60 x 80cm in the artist's style of work. They will also receive a blog feature on our site. 

People's Choice Prize

Through public voting, one artist will emerge as the people's choice with a Cash sum of £100 and a blog feature on our site. 
 

The Exhibition:

  1. In Gallery Exhibition

In addition to being exhibited online, a select number of artists will be invited to exhibit in our Doncaster Scot Lane gallery space. 

       2. Online Online Exhibition

A second selection would be exhibited online only.


Participation and Hanging Fees:

If you are accepted for both the In-Gallery Exhibition and Online Exhibition, you will be asked to pay a participation fee of £30 per artist (irrespective of the number of works selected for hanging).

If you are accepted for the Online exhibition only, you will be asked to pay a participation fee of £15.

Full Details, Entry Terms & Conditions

Open for Entry

Entry Deadline: 15/03/2023, Midnight

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Exhibition Location: UK

Exhibition Type: Gallery and Online


Bath Society of Artists

118th Open Exhibition (Non Members Only)

An open call to Non-Member artists

Founded in 1904, the Bath Society of Artists welcomes all artists within the UK to enter its one hundred and eighteenth year of open exhibitions at the Victoria Art Gallery, Bridge Street, Bath BA2 4AT.

Full Details, Entry Terms & Conditions

Open for Entry

Entry Deadline: 17/03/2023, 5pm

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Exhibition Location: UK

Exhibition Type: Gallery and Online


Pastel Society

Pastel Society Annual Exhibition 2023

The Pastel Society seeks the best in contemporary pastel and dry media, combining traditional skills with creative originality for their 124th Annual Exhibition.

Artists are invited to submit work for exhibition alongside members of the Pastel Society at their Annual Exhibition 2023.

Full Details, Entry Terms & Conditions

Open for Entry

Entry Deadline: 24/03/2023, Midday

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Exhibition Location: UK

Exhibition Type: Gallery


Chinwe Russell Art Gallery

Artists on the Rise - Auction of contemporary investment art & Online Exhibition (APRIL 2023, 25th edition)

Featuring original affordable artworks from artists from around the world.

This call is for artists who want to be considered for our "ARTISTS ON THE RISE" international contemporary art auction and online exhibition which takes place on April 18th 2023

 

120+ contemporary ORIGINAL arworks will be selected to be presented at an international auction via our partners chalkwell auctions. In this 3rd year of this auction, there has never been a better time to show international art collectors what you’ve got.  

Works that would be exhibited and sold include all styles of paintings, ceramics, sculptures, drawings, textiles and mixed media, Origina prints. No Giclee prints. 

This exhibition and auction is fully created by Chinwe Russell and presented by Chalkwell auctions in a live online auction where the works are presented one by one by the auctioneer.  

 

Full Details, Entry Terms & Conditions

Open for Entry

Entry Deadline: 30/03/2023, Midnight

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Exhibition Location: Global

Exhibition Type: Online Only


D31 Art Gallery

D31 Art Prize 2023 - 3rd Edition

D31 art gallery invites all visual artists from around the world to submit work for our annual D31 Art Prize 2023, ONLINE Exhibition.

For the past couple of years, D31 Art Gallery have hosted their online D31 Art Prize. The D31 Art Prize is a showcase of talents from artists all around the world. This is an opportunity for artists to submit their best artworks and share their talent with the world. The selected artists will not only be featured in our online exhibition, but each artwork will also be showcased across our various social media channels.

We invite artists working in various media, styles and subjects.

We invite emerging artists and well established artists seeking new avenues for their work, we welcome you all in this opportunity to be part of a fantastic showcase of artworks.

We welcome you to “D31 Art Prize 2023”!

Artists can submit 2 artworks ONLY. From paintings, sculptures, drawings, photography, to textiles, mixed media and more. Join us in this exploration. 


D31 Art Prize 2023 - AWARDS


Best in show 2023: £200 (Judging Selection)

Selected by our Judging Panel, ONE artist will be chosen as 'Best in Show 2023'. This artist will receive £200 Prize Money, as well as appearing in our featured artist page on our website for 12 weeks and a feature in one of our blogs. 


FIVE artists will also be chosen to receive the following accolades:

Curator's Choice
People's Choice (By online voting)
One to watch
Excellence in Draughtsmanship
Most impactful artwork

These FIVE artists will be showcased in our featured artist page on our website for 12 weeks and will also be featured in our blogs.

 

The Exhibition:

All artwork will be exhibited ONLINE ONLY.


Participation Fees:

If you are accepted for the exhibition, you will be asked to pay a participation fee of £15. D31 Art Gallery is a registered charity. By paying your participation fee, you are supporting our work to provide opportunities for artists to exhibit their artworks.

Full Details, Entry Terms & Conditions

Open for Entry

Entry Deadline: 05/04/2023, Midnight

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Exhibition Location: Global

Exhibition Type: Online Only


D31 Art Gallery

D31 Summer Exhibition 2023 - Our Changing World - 3rd Edition

This year, D31 will explore POWER in all its ramifications.

D31 art gallery invites all visual artists from around the world to submit work for our 2023 Summer exhibition.

For our Changing world summer exhibition 2023, the D31 art gallery will explore POWER in all its ramifications. What is Power?  What does it represent? How do we experience it?  How do we respond to it?

From the beginning of time, POWER has been the strongest force in our society, the use of it, the abuse of it, the effect of it and so much more. We therefore call all visual artists to submit works inspired by POWER. From paintings, sculptures, drawings, photography, to textiles, mixed media and more. Join us in this exploration. 
 


SUMMER 2023 PRIZES

£500 art commission

Selected by our Judging Panel, the winning artist will be commissioned to create a piece for the D31 art gallery permanent collection. The commissioned piece should measure 60 x 80cm in the artist's style of work. They will also receive a blog feature on our site. 

People's Choice Prize

£100 Cash Prize

Through public voting, one artist will emerge as the people's choice with a Cash sum of £100 and a blog feature on our site. 
 

The Exhibition:

In addition to being exhibited online, a select number of artists would be invited to exhibit in our Doncaster Scot Lane gallery space. 

A second selection would be exhibited online only.


Participation and Hanging Fees:

If you are accepted for both the In-Gallery Exhibition and Online Exhibition, you will be asked to pay a participation fee of £30 per artist (irrespective of the number of works selected for hanging).

If you are accepted for the Online exhibition only, you will be asked to pay a participation fee of £15.

Full Details, Entry Terms & Conditions

Open for Entry

Entry Deadline: 18/05/2023, Midnight

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Exhibition Location: UK

Exhibition Type: Gallery and Online


Transitions17 CIC

Teesside Print Prize 22

Showcasing the best of Fine Art Printmaking

Open Call to artists for Teesside Print Prize 22. A purchase prize for all artists making prints using intaglio and relief approaches to fine art printmaking. Looking at the best and interesting examples of print making for the domestic space. Size restrictions apply. Purchase Prizes 1st £1,000 2nd £600 and 3rd £400. Fee £18 includes two exhibitions and a copy of the catalogue.

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Preselection Completed

Entry Deadline: 07/09/2022, Midnight

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Exhibition Location: UK

Exhibition Type: Gallery


The South West Academy of Fine and Applied Arts

The South West Academy Annual Open Exhibition 2022

The Annual Open Exhibition of Fine and Applied arts

The South West Academy (SWAc) invites all local, national and international fine and applied artists to enter the 2022 Open Exhibition to be held at Kennaway House, Coburg Road, Sidmouth, Devon. EX10 8NG. This is the 23rd consecutive call to artists for this exhibition which has been held ever since the turn of The Millennium. Work in three as well as two dimensions, applied arts and the fine arts are welcomed. Submissions are welcomed in a range of artforms including painting, drawing, print, sculpture, photography, textiles, multi-media, jewellery, glass and ceramics.

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Final Selection Completed

Entry Deadline: 03/10/2022, Midnight

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Exhibition Location: UK

Exhibition Type: Gallery


ANGUSalive

ANGUSalive Meffan Winter Show 2022

ANGUSalive’s annual open exhibition of Scottish art, craft and design.

ANGUSalive invites artists, designers and craftspeople from all over Scotland to be part of our biggest annual exhibition of contemporary art, the Meffan Winter Show.

All pieces will be eligible for the ANGUSalive Purchase Prize of up to £1,500 and the Colin Dakers Memorial Purchase Prize of up to £1,000. We also have the Visitor’s Choice Award, a prize of £200 which is exclusively for amateur category artwork and chosen by public vote.

The ANGUSalive Meffan Winter Show 2022 will take place Saturday 12 November 2022 – Saturday 7 January 2023. We aim to exhibit the largest and most diverse exhibition of contemporary art, design and craft to be held in Angus this year, giving our visitors the opportunity to discover and enjoy.

All mediums from visual art, craft and design from both professionals and amateurs will be considered so please surprise and intrigue us with your work.

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Final Selection Completed

Entry Deadline: 10/10/2022, 5pm

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Exhibition Location: UK

Exhibition Type: Gallery


The Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour

142nd Annual Exhibition

Open Submission

Artists are invited to submit two works to the RSW Annual exhibition. All works must be in a water based medium, this includes gouache, acrylic, pen & ink, collage and mixed media as well as traditional watercolour. Works submitted should be suitably presented and able to be hung, with no fixings on the back. Any unsuitable presentation may prejudice the hanging of works. No editioned prints will be accepted.

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Preselection Completed

Entry Deadline: 13/11/2022, Midnight

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Exhibition Location: UK

Exhibition Type: Gallery


The Gallery at Green & Stone

Works on Paper 2023

The Gallery at Green & Stone is pleased to announce that it is now accepting entries for its first Works on Paper Exhibition. The purpose of the Exhibition is to celebrate all works made on or of paper or card.

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Final Selection Completed

Entry Deadline: 05/12/2022, Midnight

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Exhibition Location: UK

Exhibition Type: Gallery


Society of Graphic Fine Art

102nd Annual Open. Non-Members, including Affiliates

Non-Members and Affiliates 2023

Established in 1919, the Society of Graphic Fine Art exists to promote and exhibit original works of high quality in colour or black and white, with the emphasis on excellence in drawing and draughtsmanship, demonstrated by hand. This includes all media including pencil, pen, brush, painting, charcoal, conté and any of the forms of original printmaking. The Society holds an annual Open exhibition in London with selected work, several Members Only exhibitions with no selection, in London and the regions and also online exhibitions. The Society welcomes and encourages members to take an active part in the Society, in regional events, social media, videos and drawing days.

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Final Selection Completed

Entry Deadline: 06/01/2023, Midnight

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Exhibition Location: UK

Exhibition Type: Gallery


Chinwe Russell Art Gallery

Artists on the Rise February Auction & Online Exhibition

Featuring the artists of tomorrow today.

This call is for artists who deem their work ready to be sold on our "ARTISTS ON THE RISE" international auction and online exhibition. 

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Preselection Completed

Entry Deadline: 20/01/2023, Midnight

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Exhibition Location: Global

Exhibition Type: Online Only


Royal Society of Portrait Painters

Royal Society of Portrait Painters Annual Exhibition 2023

Full Details, Entry Terms & Conditions

Preselection in Progress

Entry Deadline: 31/01/2023, Midday

Preselection in Progress

Pre-selection is currently in progress; please log in from 12 noon on Friday 10 February 2023 to find out if your work has been pre-selected for final, physical selection.

Exhibition Location: UK

Exhibition Type: Gallery


Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours

Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours 211th Exhibition 2023

Full Details, Entry Terms & Conditions

Preselection in Progress

Entry Deadline: 03/02/2023, Midday

Preselection in Progress

Selection is currently in progress. Please log in from 12 noon on Friday 17 February 2023 to find out if your work has been selected for exhibition.
 

Exhibition Location: UK

Exhibition Type: Gallery