Cultural Council of Indian River County

Calls to Artists

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

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Swig of Color, LLC, a 100% mobile social art studio that hosts relaxing, social paint classes at bars, restaurants, homes and other establishments along the Treasure coast, is looking for artists to design original works of art for our rapidly expanding paint and sip business. Our designs span all genres, including wildlife, nature, landmarks, travel, holiday-themed designs, and more. We need original designs for canvasses and pallet boards.

  • Designs should be suitable for 12 x 16" canvas or wood pallet board signs approx 8 x 10", 8 X 19", and triptych images 5 x 7".
  • For reference to our design style please refer to our gallery, however, artist are encourage to create submissions in their style but keep in mind that our customers often have no painting experience.
  • All images must be painted in acrylics.
  • For each accepted design Swig of Color will pay $30 for the rights to reproduce the image at our paint and sip events. 
  • Artists should submit a watermarked image for consideration to 
  • If approved, the artist must provide a high resolution digital image free of watermark or branding and a list of colors used to paint the image. 
  • Artist will retain all rights to images and may resell them to other paint and sip establishments, (excluding franchises), outside the state of Florida. Images may also be sold to individuals provided it will not be used for commercial purposes.

This is an ongoing call.  Contact Susan Garman:

Public Art Exhibits
Indian River County Courthouse & Indian River County Administration Complex

Vero Beach Airport
Intergenerational Center

(Must be a member of the Cultural Council)


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


Spaces That Host Guest Artists
(includes gallery stroll)

Artists Guild Gallery

Gallery 14

Main Street Vero Beach

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 Chamber of Commerce has space in the Masonic Lodge right in the heart of the Gallery Stroll.  Stroll night only - table cost is $25.  Contact the chamber office or Debbie Avery

The Chamber is located at 1957 14th Avenue in the Arts District.  Phone: 772.226.5459


Artist in Residence Reference

Current Calls - Treasure Coast & Surrounding area


Vero Beach Regional Airport Secure Passenger Area
"Vero Beach - The Perfect Destination" is the theme
3400 Cherokee Drive
Vero Beach 32960


29th Annual All Florida Juried Arts Show
Entry Deadline - July 31, 2019
All Florida artists are invited to APPLY NOW at CaFE for the All Florida Juried Arts Show held annually at the Court House Cultural Center Galleries in Stuart, Florida.  Selected works will be exhibited from October 18 through December 19, 2019. 
The Port St Lucie Botanical Gardens will be hosting our first annual art show January 4 & 5, 2020. (Outdoor Show) 
Deadline, November 1, 2019 

The Port St Lucie Botanical Gardens will be hosting our first annual art show January 4 & 5, 2020. (Outdoor Show)  Deadline, November 1, 2019



360 XOCHI QUETZAL is a year-round Artist & Writers Residency located on magical Lake Chapala, Mexico. International artists, writers and musicians who would benefit from having uninterrupted time to devote to their creativity are encouraged to write and reserve a 1 - 4 month residency at our affordable live/work spaces. Visit our website for more detailed information: Learn more on our Facebook group page 360 Xochi Quetzal, Twitter and Instagram @360xochiquetzal or write to us at

Calls - State of Florida

The Original Annual
Space Coast Art Festival® 2019
We invite you to apply to our Juried Master Fine Arts Show. The 55th Space Coast Art Festival will be held October 19-20, 2019, at Space Coast Daily Park, 6091 Stadium Parkway, Viera, FL. Viera is a beautiful upscale master-planned community just north of Melbourne with easy access from I-95. This venue is popular for many successful functions throughout the year.
Artists will be jury-selected to exhibit in this outdoor fine art show, one of the top shows in the Southeast, drawing outstanding master artists from throughout the United States and beyond. All our judges are required to have an MFA and to live outside of Florida.
Application Dates: Apr 12, 2019 - Jun 13, 2019 
Application Fee: $40.00 
Late App. Dates: Jun 14 - Jun 27, 2019 
Additional Late Fee: $25.00


Open call for all Fine Artists, Photographers, Sculptors and Jewelers!
Introducing a new style art show: artists, charities/non-profits and community joining together to sell art while raising funds for worthy causes. This dynamic, exciting show will be held Saturday and Sunday, November 2-3, 2019 from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM at the beautiful Palm Beach County Convention Center, 650 Okeechobee Boulevard, West Palm Beach, FL 33401. 
Application Dates:
May 1, 2019 - Jun 15, 2019 
Application Fee: 


 Email Barry Shapiro:
Xaque Gruber & Barry Shapiro are still looking for one or two people to share our downtown art space.
We have spoken with several interested artists however at this time no one has made a commitment
Rent and utilities determined by number of occupants but very reasonable.