Calls to Artists

These are local calls on the Treasure Coast and surrounding counties.

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Public Art Exhibits
Indian River County Courthouse & Indian River County Administration Complex
(Must be a member of the Cultural Council)

Foyer Gallery of Art at the Emerson Center
Rotating Exhibits every two months - No fee to exhibit.
Contact: Ellen Rantz

The Hair Shop For Men
5240 US 1, Suite 105 in Vero Beach
Contact Scott Young at 563.0331 or email:

The Galleries at First Pres
First Presbyterian Church of Vero Beach
520 Royal Palm Blvd, Vero Beach

Three month exhibits for 3 to 4 artists each with their own gallery space.  Call Carole or Peter 772-464-6712

Art Gallery of Viera
Monthly themed exhibitions for guest artists and seeking gallery members.  Visit:


Spaces That Host Guest Artists
(includes gallery stroll)

Artists Guild Gallery

Gallery 14

Main Street Vero Beach

Vero Heritage is seeking artists for the June 2nd Gallery Stroll.  $25  Contact: Debbie Avery

Businesses & Clubs That Host Guest Artists
(includes gallery stroll)

The Gallery @ Beneduce Realty
1930 14th Avenue Vero Beach, FL 32960
Contact: Lisa Beneduce 772-564-6100

Vero Beach Masonic Lodge
1959 14th Avenue
Artists are invited to exhibit during the First Friday Gallery Stroll.  Contact:Don Biscoe 772-501-3471 or email:


Artist in Residence Reference


The Association of Fundraising Professionals posts employment opportunities in Indian River County


Christ Church seeks AV Assistance. Do you have a passion for running cameras, sound or creating Pro Presenter files to be run during a church service?  If you do, Christ Church Vero Beach needs you!  We are looking for a group of dedicated volunteers who are interested in serving during our 9:00 and 11:00 a.m. services on Sunday mornings. If you are interested in sharing your talents with us, please call Tracy Trudell at 772-562-8670.

Artist in Residence - Current Calls

Current Calls - Treasure Coast & Surrounding area


Flametree Clay Art Gallery is pleased to share our Open Entry Exhibit Schedule for the remainder of 2017.  We have great opportunities for you, our local clay artists, to display your art, show your talents to local patrons of the arts, as well as to challenge your artistic boundaries.  Applications for Call to Artists will be accepted for the following Open Entry Exhibits:

September 2017
Exhibit:  "Heard it Through the Grapevine"
Wine related clay pieces:  goblets, chillers, bottle holders, wine bottle coasters, etc.

October 2017
Exhibit:  "Steampunk"
What is Steampunk?  If you are not familiar with Steampunk, you can find a plethora of images by Googling it.  Basically, Steampunk is a genre that combines Victorian aesthetics with steam power technology.

December 2017
Exhibit:  "Light up the Holidays"
Candle holders and Luminaries

Please feel free to call or email for more information or to request a registration form for one or all of the above Open Entry Exhibits. Email:  Phone:  772-202-2810


November 25-26, 2017
The 53rd Space Coast Art Festival will be held Thanksgiving weekend, November 25th thru 26th 2017 at Manatee Park in the City of Cape Canaveral, Florida.  We invite you to apply to our juried Master Fine Arts Show offering up to $35,000 in award money.
Late Application Deadline - July 28, 2017
Application Fee - $40.00
Late Application Dates - July 14 - 28, 2017
Late Application Fee - $65


Deadline: September 5, 2017

The Lighthouse Art Center in Tequesta Florida is accepting applications for 

 Elegant Threads: Wearable Art and Surface Design.  If you create unique wearable art, fashion, textiles, accessories, or jewelry, we invite you to submit your work for this season's extravaganza at the Lighthouse ArtCenter in Palm Beach County, Florida.  
Application Dates: April 19 - September 5, 2017  Notifications on September 30.  Exhibition Dates: November 2 - December 9, 2017  APPLY HERE  

Deadline: Early October
The Treasure Coast Boat Show and Marine Flea Market is being held at the Indian River County Fairgrounds, 7655 58th Ave in Vero Beach, FL.  October 14-15.  We invite you to come set up with the best!  DOWNLOAD THE APPLICATION to apply for the  the Marine Wildlife Art & Craft Show. 


DEADLINE: November 17, 2017


March 9, 2018 to March 11, 2018
Riverside Park, Vero Beach, FL
The Vero Beach Art Club is pleased to announce our application is now available for the 67th annual Under the Oaks Fine Arts and Crafts Show.

We invite you to apply online through Juried Art Services.  Join your fellow artists and craftsmen under the majestic live oaks in Riverside Park as we celebrate the Vero Beach Art Club's premier annual juried art event. Each year crowds number more than 80,000 for this three-day prestigious event. 
Application Dates - Jun 1, 2017 - Nov 17, 2017
Application Fee - $35

Current Calls - Florida

Deadline:  August 12, 2017

Fired Up: A Juried Exhibit
Lee County, Fort Myers
Show dates:  September 8 - 30


Fired Up invites you to risk stepping outside of what is expected. The exhibit will feature works inspired by fire or in some way use flames and heat in their creation, including ceramics, glass and welded pieces. It evokes visions that are traditional, experimental and everything in between.  APPLY

Deadline:  August 31, 2017


December 2 and 3, 2017
The second Annual West Palm Beach Arts Festival presented by the Armory Art Center will feature local and out-of-town artists, live music, demonstrations, food trucks, and activities for all ages.
Deadline:  September 4, 2017



Deadline: September 30, 2017

Ocala Outdoor Sculpture Competition – Call to Artists

The City of Ocala in partnership with the Appleton Museum of Art, Fine Arts For Ocala, and Marion Cultural Alliance is accepting submissions from artists working in North America to participate in the Fourth Ocala Outdoor Sculpture Competition. Ten works will be selected for a 20-month exhibition at Tuscawilla Park in Ocala, FL. Best of Show, Second Place, Honorable Mention, and People's Choice awards will be selected. Total Awards: $24,000. Artists must be 18 or older to enter.

For entry Guidelines and more information, visit ENTRY DEADLINE IS SEPTEMBER 30th, 2017. Entries may be submitted via email to or mailed to: Ocala Outdoor Sculpture Competition, 828 NE 8th Ave. Ocala, FL. 34470.”

Deadline:  September 30, 2017



39th Annual Naples National Art Festival
Deadline: October 30, 2017
February 24-25, 2018
Application Fee -   $25.00



30th Annual Downtown Naples Festival of the Arts  March 24 & 25

Deadline: December 8