Calls to Artists

“Sonoran Perspective, A Tribute to the Southwest” – The Community and Performance Art Center (Green Valley)
Deadline: October 25, 2018
The Community and Performance Art Center (CPAC) in Green Valley, is asking artists to submit their best representational and/or non-representational interpretations of the southwest, which provides an abundance of inspiration. Each artist can submit up to three pieces. Submissions are welcome from across the spectrum of visual arts. For more information, click here.

31st Annual ‘Holiday Bazaar’ – WomanKraft Art Center
Deadline: October 27, 2018
Seeking submissions that reflect the diversity of the Holiday season. In the spirit of gift giving, all work needs to retail for $100 or less. All work must be presented in person to Director of Exhibits Zoe Rhyne. Call (520) 629-9976, extension #3 to schedule appointments. For more information, click here.

Video Essay Contest – Marcus Harris Foundation
Deadline: October 28, 2018
The Marcus Harris Foundation introduces a video essay contest to address various cultural, political, and social issues. The topic of this cycle’s contest is the need to end cash bail in America. The winning video will not only address the problems with the cash bail system, but also propose how to amend the system within the scope of overall criminal justice reform. For more information and to apply, click here.

Call to Artists for US Coin and Medal Designs – United States Mint Artistic Infusion Program
Deadline: October 29, 2018 (12pm EST)
The United States Mint is seeking professional artists to join their Artistic Infusion Program (AIP). The AIP is a pool of talented American artists who enrich and invigorate our Nation’s coins and medals through the development of specialized designs. Call opens September 3, 2018. For more information and to apply, click here.

Temporary Art Exhibits – Tucson Airport
Deadline: October 31, 2018
Tucson Airport seeks proposals from southern Arizonans for temporary art exhibits for the calendar year 2019 in the passenger terminal, 7250 South Tucson Blvd. Apply using the easy online application. For more information, click here.

Call for Fiber Artists – Behavioral Health Pavilion Gallery at Banner-University Medical Center South (BUMCS)
Show will run: November 8, 2018 – February 7, 2019
The Behavioral Health Pavilion Gallery at BUMCS in Tucson is seeking fiber art entries for its next show “Weaving Our Lives: Fiber Arts in a Digital Age.”  For more information and to receive a full prospectus, contact

Annual SculptureTucson Festival Show & Sale – SculptureTucson
Deadline: November 15, 2018
Exhibiting the work of over 40 sculptors, the festival attracts a diverse audience of more than 5,000 attendees over the course of the three-day festival. The Annual SculptureTucson Festival Show & Sale will take place on April, 5, 6 & 7, 2019. For more information and to apply, click here.

Submission Format: Please limit each submission to three lines of text and include it in the body of an email, along with a website address. In lieu of a website address, you may include your email address and/or telephone number. Images are included rarely and solely at the discretion of The Arts Foundation. Please allow 4 days for submissions to appear on the website. Items run 4 weeks, unless otherwise stated. Send entries to: The Arts Foundation for Tucson and Southern Arizona is not responsible for the accuracy of information sent from outside parties to News & Opps. Please contact the source of the information with any questions regarding announcements.
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