Latest Calls for Artists & Musicians

Pollock-Krasner Individual Artist Grants The Pollock-Krasner Foundation is soliciting grant applications on an on-going basis from painters, sculptors, and other visual artists working in two-dimensional media (excluding photographers) who demonstrate artistic merit and financial need. Grants are intended for a one-year time period. For complete information on how to apply, visit

Call for Louisiana Touring Artists

The Louisiana Presenters Network (LPN) is now seeking new touring artists to be a part of the Louisiana Touring Directory.

You must be a Louisiana artist who has a touring history and have, or will soon have, your own website. To participate, contact Coordinator Naomi Cordill at 318-435-0029 or and provide information on how to contact you for bookings.

You may also apply to be listed in the directory online at Once registered, your application will be judged for approval by a panel of the Louisiana Presenters Network. Applications are accepted at anytime.

For more information, or to sign up for the LPN listserv, please visit &

Call to Musicians: Jazz and Heritage Talent Exchange

A program of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Foundation, the Talent Exchange is a searchable database of of Louisiana Music. The Jazz & Heritage Talent Exchange is a free service available to all Louisiana musicians. Artists, booking agents, record labels and music publishers wishing to list music on the Jazz & Heritage Talent Exchange should contact us via e-mail at

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Call to Artists: AUTOMATA

Exhibition of kinetic sculpture in New Orleans. It is open to any and all artists working in kinetics, robotics, programming, models, machinery, and bio art. Submissions for Models and Miniatures is extended to anyone working in the above arenas as well as miniatures, cabinets, or dioramas. The show will be April 2-16, 2011.

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Call to Artists: Surreal Salon Deadline November 23, 2010 Baton Rouge Gallery is now accepting applications from those artists interested in being a part of the Third Annual Surreal Salon. The Surreal Salon will run from Jan. 4-27, 2010 at Baton Rouge Gallery center for contemporary art – located at 1515 Dalrymple Drive.

This exhibition will feature the work of contemporary artists from across the country, engaging art viewers in a multi-sensory art experience and shedding light on the growing popularity and quality of contemporary surrealism and the pop-surrealist movement, especially in the United States. $2000 in cash prizes.

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Call to Artists: Avant Cinema Deadline November 1, 2010

AVANT CINEMA a showcase of art, experimental and underground cinema will take place November 20th, 2010; as a part of the Saint Claude Arts Biennial. Hosted by HOMESPACE GALLERY 1128 St. Roch Ave. Door 7 PM Screening 7:30 - 9:30 pm.

To submit a film mail a DVD (screener) to JOCELYN MARQUIS @ 621 Royal Street, New Orleans LA 70130. Please include name and contact info on all submissions. Films should not be longer than 10 minutes. Art/animation/experimental/underground films only please!

Call for Furniture Design: Salvations Deadline December 1, 2010

SALVATIONS is The Green Project's annual furniture design competition. Designers submit stunning hand-crafted furniture pieces made from 90% reclaimed material. This is a juried competition, and each piece is auctioned off to benefit The Green Project in the spring. First prize, $1000, Best of Category (four prizes) $250. Winners to be displayed at Canal Place and auctioned off to benefit The Green Project.

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Mixed Media 2011: Call for Artists Deadline: Dec. 3, 2010

The City of Slidell is inviting artists from ten southeastern states to submit their works for the Slidell Cultural Center’s upcoming Mixed Media juried exhibition.

This annual competition, now in its nineteenth year, always proves to be a unique exhibit. To qualify as mixed media, artists must use two or more media to create their art. Last year’s exhibit included works created with paints, pastels, clay, pen, paper, glass, wood, metals and fabrics, plus a wide assortment of other atypical media such as bark, soil, leaves, Styrofoam, recycled materials and doll parts.

John Bullard, Director Emeritus of the New Orleans Museum of Art, will serve as the juror for this year’s exhibit. He received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in art history from the University of California, Los Angeles.

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Call to Artists for The Barnwell Center's Holiday Arts Market and Exhibition

Contact: Whitney Lary


In keeping with the holiday spirit of giving, the Barnwell Center is pleased to invite you to participate in a special hoiday-time event.

While the Barnwell Center will be all decked out in holiday finery, we are hoping to hang a unique juried show in the Main Gallery. The pieces we are looking for need not be holiday-inspired (although they may be , if you like). We would like to give you the opportunity to hang one of your large works and four smaller ones.