Artist Opportunities – May 16, 2023

New Calls for Artists

2023 Around Oregon Biennial (deadline is May 22, 2023)

This event is a chance for people in the Mid-Willamette Valley to experience artworks by contemporary artists living in all parts of Oregon. The exhibition recognizes the quality and diversity in the creative expression of artists. The purpose of the exhibit is to show working artists from many backgrounds and origins and bring emerging and established artists together. Learn more and apply

Vancouver USA Arts and Music Festival (deadline is May 31, 2023)

Presented by the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra and the City of Vancouver, the festival features stages, pop-up galleries, family activities, and food vendors set up throughout downtown Vancouver and Esther Short Park. Learn more and apply

Previous Calls That Are Still Open

Request for Qualifications, Arbor Lodge Shelter (deadline is May 17, 2023)

In partnership with Multnomah County and Do Good Multnomah, the Regional Arts & Culture Council (RACC) invites artists/artist teams who are living in Oregon or Washington to submit qualifications for a site-specific exterior mural at the soon-to-be-renovated Arbor Lodge Shelter in North Portland. One artist/artist team will be selected to create a bilateral mural on the north and west exterior walls. Learn more and apply

Annual Rose Festival Art Show (deadline is May 19th, 2023)

The 41st Annual Rose Festival Art Show is officially open for artwork submission!
Submission due: May 19
Show dates in The Gallery: June 1 – 28
Online viewing: June 2 – August 3
Learn more and apply here

Abrazo (Embrace) (deadline is June 3rd, 2023)

Abrazo or embrace is a new call for art and was born out of a desire to celebrate (and embrace) an even broader community of artists during this 10th year of Verum Ultimum. It will push the boundary of what is possible. Every artist that enters this call for art is guaranteed to have 1 work accepted.  It will be Verum’s biggest exhibition to date. Learn more and apply here

41st Annual Wallowa Valley Festival of the Arts (deadline is July 30, 2023)

The Wallowa Valley Festival of Arts is dedicated to promoting the arts and supporting artists.  We are the largest juried fine art exhibition in Eastern Oregon, located in the beautiful town of Joseph – known for its breathtaking scenery, myriad outdoor recreation opportunities, world-renowned bronze foundries, exquisite galleries and Main Street art installations. The festival features representational/traditional realism, as well as contemporary art, from the Pacific Northwest and beyond. Learn more and apply

Charbonneau Festival of the Arts 2023 (deadline is August 15, 2023)

Join us September 22-24, 2023 in the Village at Charbonneau, Wilsonville, Oregon, for Arts with Flair, the 39th Charbonneau Festival of the Arts. The event includes a Fine Art Gallery, Artist & Artisan Vendor Booths, student artwork from area high schools, live music, and silent auction fundraiser.

Artists have the option of exhibiting up to five (5) pieces in the Fine Art Gallery, participating in the Packaged Art Store, or joining artisans with a booth in the Vendor Show. Learn more and apply

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