Call for Art

2024 annual Community Art Show 2/10-3/30, 2034
Theme: New England: A Journey of the Seasons Through Time and Color
Explore your concept of Change and Transformation

Bruce S Kershner Gallery in Fairfield Public Library
1080 Old Post Road in Fairfield

Deadline to Apply:1/22

To have entry form sent to you, email to

CALL FOR ENTRIES: 9th Biennial FOOTPRINT International Competition

The Center for Contemporary Printmaking’s Biennial FOOTPRINT International Competition is an opportunity for artists to explore current trends and innovations in contemporary printmaking within the bounds of the one square foot (12” x 12”) configuration.

All fine-art printmaking mediums, including woodcut, intaglio, lithography, screenprint, monotype, and original digital media may be utilized. (No drawings, photographs, or direct reproductions are eligible.) Image size must be exactly 12 x 12 inches.

Application Deadline: March 17, 2024
Exhibition Dates: June 2 – August 25, 2024

Call for Entry: In Our Hands – Gun Culture in America

In Our Hands is an art exhibition presenting thought provoking work exploring all perspectives of gun culture in America. This juried exhibit, is set to engage a broader audience through art to encourage community dialog about gun violence and inspire positive action.

Jennifer Reynolds-Kaye
Director of the Housatonic Museum of Art

Mary Himes
Co-Founder of the Unload Foundation, #UNLOAD, and former board member of Connecticut Against Gun Violence

Duvian Montoya
Executive Director of The Norwalk Art Space

Entries Due: December 15
Notification: December 29
Drop Off Dates: January 12 & 13
Dates of Show: January 21 through March 16
Reception: Sunday, January 21
Pick up Dates: March 17 to 19

The Wilton Playshop is looking for play and musical submissions from directors for its 2024/2025 season

Submissions and questions should be sent to by December 20, 2023
and must include the following to be considered:

Your theatrical resume
List of shows in order of preference with a brief description of the show
Your vision for each show with as much detail as possible (including technical needs)
Your preferred time slot

As you are preparing your submission, please keep in mind that our stage
is 17’w x 20’d with limited SR wing space. Please let us know if you have
technical staff with whom you prefer to work.

All submissions will be acknowledged upon receipt, however,
please understand that you may not

Call for entry: 10 x 10 Exhibit at Metro Art Studios

All artists are invited to take part in the annual Metro Art Studios fundraising exhibit, 10 x 10, this November. All artwork will be sold for $100, with $50 going to Metro and $50 going to the artist. Unlike many other fundraising exhibits where artists are asked to donate their work outright, Metro feels that it’s important that the gallery and the exhibiting artists benefit equally.

All artwork must be exactly 10″ x 10″ square and no more than 2″ deep. Work must be finished and ready to hang. If framed, the frame must be 10″ x 10″ square. All artwork must be original (no reproductions), but any medium is acceptable. No entry fee. See all details and entry form on the Metro website.

Deadline & Dropoff: Nov 4, 2023


51st Annual Mark Twain Library Art Show
Submission Deadline
Thursday • November 2nd • 11:59pm

Accepted Artwork Notification
Thursday • November 16th • by 5:00pm

Artwork Drop-off
Monday • November 27th • 10:00am – 2:00pm

Unsold Artwork Pick-up
Sunday, December 10th, 5-6pm OR Monday, December 11th, 10am-12pm

See the PROSPECTUS for complete rules for entering the Art Show.
Each artist may submit two (2) paintings, graphics, or sculptures (no digital,
computer-generated art or photography).
Maximum size: 48 inches in any one direction, including frame. Due to space
limitations, of the two possible submissions, please consider submitting only one
large piece.

Call For Submissions: Deck The Walls Small Works Exhibit

Nov. 26 – Dec. 10, 2023
Annual holiday exhibit & sale at the Carriage Barn Arts Center

Submit your small, original artwork (up to 18″ x 18″, $300 or less), limited-edition prints, sculpture and other handcrafted items for our annual holiday exhibit.

Submissions may include ornaments and holiday-related gifts such as jewelry, ceramics, candles, books, wooden toys, knits/fiber art, cards. Submit by Nov. 3

Call for Student Artists of All Ages: S.T.A.R. (Stand Together Against Racism) Student Artist Showcase at the Carriage Barn

The Carriage Barn Arts Center is excited to be presenting (in collaboration with the Glass House) the 2nd Annual Stand Up Against Racism (S.T.A.R.) exhibition this fall (on view October 28 – November 12). The multi-media exhibition Through Your Looking Glass will highlight the work of student artists (ANY age) that is related to racism, social justice, the environment, anti-bullying and messages of peace and hope. Every student who submits (within the guidelines) will be included. Please submit works that are framed and or ready to be hung. Deadline is October 23rd.
Opening reception will be held at the Carriage Barn Saturday October 28th 12pm-2pm. Students, family, friends and community members are welcome to attend. 

Ridgefield Guild of Artists’ Call for Wall-hung Art – Festive Home November 18 to December 17, 2023

This year the Ridgefield Guild of Artists’ Festive Home Exhibition is from Saturday, November 18 through Sunday, December 17 with a preview opening on Friday, November 17 from 4 to 6pm.
The Guild is calling for wall-hung art. We are asking for a set of specific sizes, please read the prospectus carefully to see what we would like.

The call for hand-crafted items is a separate call.

Please see our website for all the details