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VIA 2018

Support the next generation of artists

Visual Art Institute is celebrating 40 years of serving youth along the
Wasatch Front. We are asking artists to support us as we mentor the next
generation of artists by donating a small (approx. 8 x 10) unframed work,
sketch or study that can be sold for $80-$120 at our annual fundraiser Art
Goes Live on March 3rd. Donation deadline is February 28th.

VAI is Utah’s oldest art nonprofit specifically geared toward youth.. I hope
you will consider helping us out. Feel free to call me with questions or
concerns or you can check out our website

Visual Art Institute
2901 S Highland Dr
SLC, UT 84106

Richeson75 Still Life & Floral 
Enter by March 1, 2018


Finalists selected works will be featured in the online Richeson75 gallery at and in our beautiful full-color, hardcover exhibit book.

Best in Show $2,500 Cash Award!

More great awards:

1st Place:
$1,000 certificate for art materials from Jack Richeson & Co., Inc

2nd Place:
$750 certificate for art materials from Jack Richeson & Co., Inc

3rd Place:
$500 certificate for art materials from Jack Richeson & Co., Inc

People's Choice Award

$500 certificate for art materials from Jack Richeson & Co., Inc

Learn more about the Richeson75 International competitions and see past exhibits at

2018 Richeson75 Competition Deadlines

Still Life & Floral
Deadline: March 1st

Deadline: May 1st

Figure/ Portrait
Deadline: August 27th

Animals, Birds & Wildlife
Deadline: October 29st

Holladay Arts Exhibition

HOLLADAY ARTS COUNCIL is now accepting entries for its Sixth Annual Fine Art Show. Deadline for entry is March 2nd at midnight. Click on the image above to apply.

Springfield Art Museum Seeks Entries For Watercolor USA 2018

Springfield, MO. (January 1, 2018) – The Springfield Art Museum is pleased to announce a call for entries for Watercolor USA 2018, highlighting the very best in contemporary American watermedia. This year’s exhibit will run from June 2 through August 26, 2018. The deadline to apply is March 6, 2018.

Springfield Museum
Organized in 1962, this year marks the 57th year of Watercolor USA. The nationally known exhibition is open to artists from all 50 states and U.S. territories, and seeks to discover what is new and what is next in the world of American watermedia. This year’s exhibit will be judged by Kelly Kane, former Editor-In-Chief of Watercolor Artist magazine and a leader in art publishing for more than 20 years.
Approximately $20,000 in cash prizes and possible Museum purchase awards are available. Top awards include the $3,000 Kenneth M. Shuck Memorial Award, the $2,000 Greg G. Thielen Memorial Award, the $1,500 Bill Armstrong Memorial Award, and the $1,000 Robert E. Goodier Memorial Award For Traditional Transparent Watercolor, among others. Additional cash awards are generously provided by the Watercolor USA Honor Society.
Artists from all 50 states and U.S. territories, ages 18 and up, who are using watermedia as critical components of their work are eligible to apply. Artists whose work pushes the boundaries of traditional aqueous media are encouraged to enter. High realism, abstraction, traditional transparent watercolor, and innovative uses of the medium are all welcomed as the exhibit continues to expand and adjust with contemporary artistic practice, including the use of nontraditional supports and mounts.

For full information on entry rules, entry fees, and how to submit artwork, please visit The Springfield Art Museum is located at 1111 East Brookside Drive. Admission to the Museum is always free.

Southern Quill

The Southern Quill, DSU's literary arts journal, they are currently open for submissions and accept works of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and visual art as well as work from writers and artist ages 12 -17. There is a special interest in increasing the number of visual arts submissions! Artists work is featured in both the journal and website. Anyone residing in the state of Utah or Clark County, Nevada is eligible. Please see the attached flyers. More information about the journal and the electronic submissions portal can be found at

Dates:  April 26, 27, 28 and 29, 2018
Type:  National
Deadline to Apply: March 19, 2018
Location: Union Colony Civic Center, Greeley, Colorado 80631
Fees: $45/3 plus $10 each up to 6 entries
Juror, Tom Lockhart, www.lockhartfineart. com
Photography Juror, Cliff Lawson, www.
Categories: Acrylic, Drawing, Mixed Media, Oil, Pastel, Photography,
3-D (Sculpture, Fiber & Ceramics) and Watercolor
Opening Reception, Thursday, April 26, 5:30 – 8:00pm
Awards Presentation begins at 6:30pm. Tom Lockhart will be presenting awards.
Open Friday, April 27, 11:00am-5:00pm
Open Saturday, April 28, 11:00am-5:00pm
Open Sunday, April 29, 11:00am-3:00pm

Call for Call for Entries for Park City Library Art Exhibition

Exhibits are chosen by a committee according to the needs and interests of the community, the variety of shows, the artistic quality of the works, and the suitability of format for the Park City Library’s physical space. The Park City Library is interested in submissions that include a single or variety of 2D mediums, shows that consistent single artist or a consortium of artists, art can either be solely for exhibition or sale. If you wish for your art to be considered for exhibition, please read the following information and instructions. At this time the Park City Library can only accommodate two dimensional artwork.

All submissions must include an online submission and an artist portfolio. The form will be available from February  1st through April 1st.

Submissions are now open. Use this form to submit an application: Artist Exhibit Application Form

For more information

Spring Salon 2018

2018 Adirondacks

2018 Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors
August 4 - September 30, 2018
Submission Deadline: April 2, 2018

Each year View holds the Adirondacks National Exhibition of American Watercolors, which is open to all artists working in water based media. This includes transparent and opaque watercolors, acrylics, casein, egg tempera, gouache and ink. All submissions must be made through

 View is a premier multi-arts facility located in the Central Adirondacks of New York State.

For any questions regarding the exhibition that do not pertain to the submittal process please contact

John Gardner
Director of Visual Arts and Exhibitions
PO box 1144
3273 State Route 28
Old Forge, NY 13420
315 369 6411 ext 206

38th International38th International Exhibition

The San Diego Watercolor Society invites all watermedia artists to enter the 38th International Exhibition to be held in October 2018. 

  • Entry deadline: May 7th, 2018
  • Cash and Merchandise Awards: $17,000
  • Juror: John Salminen
  • 37th Ishow sales: 20 paintings
  • New this year: Online Sales Gallery  (doubles exposure!)
For more information, visit or email

98th NWS 2018 Open International Exhibition 
Entries for the 98th Open International Exhibition will begin on April 1st, 2018 and will close on May 18th, 2018.  More information will be forthcoming.

Philadelphia Water Color Society 118th Anniversary International Exhibition of Works on Paper
October 14 - November 24, 2018 at the Wayne Art Center, Wayne, Pa. Juror of Selection: Alan Wylie, Judge of Awards: Alvaro Castagnet. Workshop Alvaro Castagnet. Over $ 8000.00 in awards, including $ 1500.00 Best in Show. Media to include watercolor, acrylic, pastel, gouache, pen & ink, graphite, colored pencil and hand pulled prints. Online entry. Prospectus, submission information and workshop info at

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