Calls For Artists

Call for Artists | Hennen's Furniture Fall Festival
Hennen's Furniture has openings for 12 Artists to display their work during the Fall Festival on October 28 from 11 - 4 p.m. There is no fee to participate and lunch is provided. Artist will be featured indoors in the front atrium. Artists can set up the night before in an hour before the festival.
If you are interested in displaying your work contact Amy Zapf at 320-420-6172 or at Sherry at Hennen's Furniture 320-252-8484 before September 28, 2017.

Call to national and international contemporary artists
We're seeking proposals for solo and group exhibitions for 2018 and 2019! ​ We're interested in all types of work that address contemporary issues and concerns, use traditional materials in unusual ways, and elevate our visitors' experiences to new levels of participation and engagement. ​ Any individual, collective, or group of artists located regionally, nationally, or internationally (ages 18+) may apply. All mediums and themes will be considered for exhibition. ​

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Forecast Public Art
Mid-Career Professional Development Grant [2 grants, $5000 each] This grant supports Minnesota-based mid-career artists seeking to expand or advance their careers in the field of public art. Funding can be used to support the development of a project idea or to participate in activities that will help applicants further their careers as public artists. Professional development activities can range from residencies to apprenticeships, conferences, travel, study, skill development, and the creation of project models or prototypes, as long as the overall outcome is to advance the applicant’s public art career. [See definition of mid-career below].

Early-Career Project Grant [2 grants, $8000 each] These grants support the creation of a temporary or permanent public artwork anywhere in the state of Minnesota by an early-career Minnesota-based artist. Projects may be additionally supported by public or nonprofit agencies, or through in-kind sources, however, private commissions are not eligible. NOTE: The project site must be secured by the application deadline (written documentation of site approval is required in the application). Attend an information session about the ABC's of Site Permissions, with Mary Altman and Sarah Peters. More info and RSVP HERE.

Early-Career Research + Development Grant [4 grants, $2500 each] These grants support early-career artists in public art related research and development or with the planning phase of freely accessible public art installation or activity in Minnesota. Activities could range from research to planning, community dialogues, site or budget development, or model building. R+D grants may be used for the development of proposals for other public or nonprofit agencies, however, they may not be used for private commissions. Definitions, FAQ's, grant writing tips, and more information is available at

Deadline to submit is October 17, 2017. Applications are available here:

23rd Arts in Harmony 2018 Annual International Show

Categories include paintings (oil, acrylic, and watercolor), pastels, drawings, hand-pulled prints, mixed media, fiber, photography, ceramics, glass, sculpture, and sequential art. Submitted artwork cannot have been in previous Arts in Harmony shows.

Artwork must be suitable for viewing by people of all ages. Nudes, copies, class work, or fragile work will not be considered.

Entry Fees: Two images for $35 and additional images for $5 each may be submitted. A total of up to 10 images may be submitted. A maximum of three artworks per artist may be selected for the Main Show.

$12,250 IN AWARDS! 50-Cash Awards, PURCHASE AWARDS, $1,250-Best Of Show; $1,000-First Place Overall; $250 for Best Acrylic, Ceramic, Drawing, Fiber, Glass, Mixed Media, Oil, Pastel, Print, Photograph, Sequential Art, Sculpture, and Watercolor Artworks, and other placement/sponsor awards.

THE MAIN SHOW for 2018 is at Hopkins Center for the Arts, Hopkins, Minnesota.

Traveling Show - Artists from the main show can elect to participate in one of two traveling shows—the American Swedish Institute (ASI), Minneapolis, Minnesota or the Maple Grove Arts Center (MGAC), Maple Grove, Minnesota that begin at the conclusion of the main show.

DEADLINE: 11/13/17
Apply Online: CallForEntry.orgTitle 23rd Arts in Harmony 2018 Annual International Show – The North Show
For complete prospectus and application:

Call for Artists
The Pottery Farm Art Studio & Gallery is currently seeking professional artists to join a community art studio in Maple Lake, MN. The Pottery Farm Downtown Maple Lake Art Studio aspires to be the only art studio in Wright County that will be a working studio space for artists to encourage and support each other in a community, a classroom for students to explore the arts, and a source of fine art and healing to patrons.
Studio features: Private pottery and 2D studio spaces Pottery classroom with student studio memberships available Electric Kilns available for rent Possible spinning wheel classroom Possible healing room ideal for reiki/energy work/massage/etc.
Group run retail gallery space spec for teaching your own lessons & workshops Working in a community with other artisans
Visit for more information or contact Jess Johanneck email or 612-298-6372