Friday's Call For Visual Artists, Performing Artists, and Writers

Every Friday NCLAC will post a call for artists including visual, performing, and writers.  Be sure to check out our listing.  To add a call for submissions/auditions please email all the information to  It is our hope that we can help promote, encourage, and assist our artist community.

Grants for Arts Writers

Online application form opens: Tuesday, April 26, 2011 Application deadline: Wednesday, June 8, 2011 The Creative Capital | Warhol Foundation Arts Writers Grant Program supports individual writers whose work addresses contemporary visual art through grants ranging from 3,000 to 50,000 USD. Writers who meet the program’s eligibility requirements are invited to apply in the following categories: Articles Blogs Books New and Alternative Media Short-Form Writing Due to legal constraints we can only fund U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and holders of O-1 visas. For guidelines and additional eligibility requirements, please visit

Call to Artists: Mixed Messages

Deadline May 23, 2011

MIXED MESSAGES: Multiracial Identity, Past & Present Opening June 11, 2011 at Antenna Gallery Charitable Film Network seeks for original artwork with multiracial themes, that has not been previously exhibited to coincide with New Orleans Loving Festival – a multiracial community celebration and film festival coordinated by Charitable Film Network (CFN), with support from Press Street/Antenna.

Please email a bio, along with a photo and details about the selected work to for consideration.

Funding: Ideas That Matter Design Grant

Deadline July 15, 2011

Sappi Fine Paper North America has announced the 2011 call for entries for Ideas that Matter, an annual grant program that recognizes and supports designers who donate their time and talent to create communications materials for a wide range of charitable activities.

Ideas that Matter grants will be given to individual designers, design firms, agencies, in-house corporate design departments, design instructors, and individual design students and design student groups working on any kind of communication project that supports the needs of a nonprofit organization. Grant awards ranging from $5,000 to $50,000.

For more information visit:

40th annual Bayou City Art Festival Downtown 
Artists' applications are now being accepted for the the Bayou City Art Festival Downtown, October 8 & 9, 2011 in Houston, TX. Any artist that makes their own work or makes their work in conjunction with a partner is eligible to apply for our jury process. Awards for Best in Show, Second, Third, Best Booth & Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Curatorial Award for Excellence in Jewelry. $30 application fee. Deadline: April 29, 2011. Visit website for an application. Questions? Please contact Kelly Kindred at or call 713-521-0133.
Open Call for Art - Artist Portfolio Magazine Cover Art II is pleased to announce an open call for art for the cover of Issue #2 of Artist Portfolio Magazine. Winning entry will grace the cover of our popular art magazine. All artists are encouraged to enter any art that they feel is good enough to make the cover of our magazine and as many times as you like. This is an open call for art of all types/genres (except music/video). $35 for 2 entries. Deadline: April 30, 2011. Visit website for more information. Questions? Send email to
2011 Soho Photo National Photography Competition
Soho Photo Gallery seeks photographers for an exhibition in New York, NY, July 7 - August 6, 2011. First, Second and Third Place prizes. Honorable Mentions. Juror: Lyle Rexer. The competition is open to all U.S. residents, age 18 and older, excluding current members of Soho Photo Gallery. All photo-based works are eligible, with no limitation as to subject matter or technique. 1 - 5 images: $40; 6 - 10 images: $65; 11 - 15 images: $85. Visit website for prospectus. Deadline: May 1, 2011. Questions? Contact Soho Photo Gallery at or call 212-226-8571.