Community Calls to Artists

Call to Artists – Steinfeld Warehouse Community Arts Center
A call to artists who are looking for gallery space to exhibit and sell your work. Welcoming individual and group shows at Steinfeld Warehouse Community Arts Center with approximately 1050 sq.ft. of gallery wall space on the following dates: (September 3-9, Oct 1-7, Oct 29-Nov 4) Exhibits will be shown from 12 to 6pm and participate in the 1st Saturday Art Walk held from 6-9pm in the Historic Downtown Arts District. Artists are encouraged to be present during Art Walk and all sales are processed through Steinfeld Gallery. Depending if artist is participating in group show or individually the Gallery will assign space and the artist will hang their art. Please submit your name and samples of your art work to swcartcenter@gmail.com (subject line: “Gallery”) with preferred dates and individual or group showing. (Posted on 09/17/19)

Call to Artists – Joel D. Valdez Main Library
Call Open: October 17-23, 2019
Are you an artist looking to display your work in the Joel D. Valdez Main Library and sell some pieces? Start preparing for Pima County Public Library’s next Call to Artists, which is scheduled for October 17–23, 2019. For more information about applying, click here.

Downtown Benches Art Project – City of Glendale
Deadline: October 23, 2019 (5pm PST)
The City of Glendale announces art opportunities for qualified artists or arts professionals to aesthetically enhance the twenty benches in the pedestrian right-of-way on 58th Avenue between Glenn Drive and Glendale Avenue. Ten to twenty artists will be chosen, each artist receiving a commission for one or two benches. This project, entitled Take A Seat, Glendale!, is supported by the City of Glendale Arts & Culture Program and the Glendale Office of Economic Development. For more information and to apply, click here.

White Cane Day on the Accessible Anza Trail – The National Parks Service and the Arizona School for the Deaf and the Blind
Date of Event: October 30, 2019 (8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m.)
The National Parks Service and the Arizona School for the Deaf and the Blind are currently seeking metal and clay artists to be part of an exciting public arts project that will interpret the story of the Anza Expedition of 1775 for blind and deaf populations. Come join us on the Accessible Anza Trail, 830 W. Speedway Blvd., as we take a simulated expedition from Culiacán, Mexico to San Francisco, California and learn about the tools of travel from the Anza Expedition! For the interested artists, this will be an excellent opportunity to see how our students engage with the space AND learn about the Anza Expedition. For more information, email annierempe@gmail.com.

TUS Temporary Art Exhibits – Tucson International Airport
Deadline: October 31, 2019
Tucson Airport seeks proposals from southern Arizonans artists for temporary art exhibits for the calendar year 2020 in the passenger terminal at 7250 South Tucson Blvd. Apply using the easy online application https://www.flytucson.com/services/art/; email art@FlyTucson.com ; or call (520) 573-8187.

Small works at Untitled – Untitled Gallery
Deadline: November 4, 2019
Be a part of our first holiday season at Untitled Gallery! We invite you to submit artwork for our December show (December 7, 2019 – January 12, 2020), an open themed, juried exhibition of 2-D and 3-D, member and non-member artist small works. Submission fee of $25 for up to three works. Prospectus and submission form available at www.untitledgallerytucson.com/artist-call. For questions, please call (520) 445-3106 or email untitledgallerytucson@gmail.com.

Video Art / Animation Needed for TV Commercials on CBS – KAJ Gallery Contemporary Art
Deadline: November 14, 2019
KAJ Gallery Contemporary Art of Naples, Florida is offering video artists the opportunity to win (up to 24) 10 second tv spots on the Naples CBS affiliate television station (Wink TV). International artists are encouraged to apply. It will be determined at the time of judging if artists are awarded more than 1 commercial spot. For more information and to apply, click here.

Sculpture Artist needed to Repurpose Fireplace Brick – Our Family Services
Deadline: November 15, 2019
Our Family Services is building a new building and we’d love to bring a piece of history with us – re purposing brick from an existing fireplace by using it for sculpture for our future courtyard. Seeking an artist to bring this idea to life. For more information, contact bmorrison@ourfamilyservices.org.

Seeking artists to donate time teaching community classes – Downtown Tucson Partnership
The Downtown Tucson Partnership would like to invite local artists to come downtown and use Jacome Plaza as a place of inspiration! We are encouraging everyone to come paint in the park and utilize all of the resources we have in our Outdoor Office. Any artists that would be willing to donate their time and teach community classes, please feel free to contact us separately. We would love to create an enriching experience while promoting your work as well. For musical artists or those interested in hosting a separate event, please contact us about further opportunities. See you at Jacome! For more information, contact jacome@downtowntucson.org. (Posted on 10/17/19)

Shock of the New West 2020 – Tubac Center of the Arts
Deadline: November 20, 2019
The Tubac Center of the Arts presents Shock of the New West, an exhibition that seeks to blend current trends in contemporary art and western themes.  Artists are encouraged to imagine traditional western themes in creative ways and to enter work which is innovative in concept and approach, whether representational or abstract.  Work must have been completed within the last 36 months.  Work that has been previously displayed at TCA is not eligible.  All work must be the original creation of the artist. For more information and to apply, click here.

Call for Upcycled Art – FeST 2019 Art Show & Sale
Deadline: November 27, 2019
For years, FeST has been showcasing Southern Arizona Artists who use scrap, salvaged and repurposed metal as major elements in their work. This year we are including artists who work in other salvaged media – tile, glass, wood and textiles. We have gathered an amazing group of local artists. FeST will highlight Tucson’s vibrant community of artists who are working to help protect the environment and enrich our lives. For information on becoming a participant this year, please reply to the following email, including a photo of an example of your work: marknliz@rocketmail.com

Sculpture-On-Campus Call to Artists 2020 – Pima Community College
Deadline: January 23, 2020
Share your three-dimensional outdoor sculptural works of art through this unique program. Applications are due by Jan. 23, 2020. All submissions must be sent via email to pcc-sculptureoncampus@pima.edu. For more information, go to pima.edu/sculptureoncampus.

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