Calls for Artists

Call for Artists: Festival of Trees

The Discovery Center is looking for local artists to paint or decorate Christmas ornaments for the “Local  Artist’s” Tree that we are auctioning off at Festival of Trees, our annual Black Tie Gala. The proceeds benefit STEM scholarships and STEAM day scholarships, as well as Opioid Education. If artists would like to contribute they can decorate the pre-made ornaments or design anything they want. We would need to pick up from you by November 8th.

Ornaments are available at The Creamery Arts Center.

4th Annual “$100 & Under Exhibit” Relocating to OTC Campus

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The Springfield Regional Arts Council has helped its member artists sell almost $10,000 in art through the annual $100 & Under Exhibit held each December since 2016. In its fourth year, the exhibit is relocating the one-night Art Market to OTC’s Springfield Campus’ Atrium, held on Friday, December 6, 2019, from 5pm to 9pm.

Downtown Springfield Parade Seeking Float Submissions

WHAT: The Downtown Springfield Association announces the theme for the 2019 Christmas Parade: “Silver Bells: It's Christmas Time in the City.” The city sidewalks will be busy and Downtown Springfield will be dressed in holiday style. Before you rush home with treasures from your favorite Downtown shops, stop and enjoy the Downtown Springfield Christmas Parade, one of the Queen City's treasured holiday traditions.

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Call for Artists: Corporate Art Catalog

The Springfield Regional Arts Council (SRAC) works through community partnerships with businesses and individuals to serve and create an inspiring and ever-improving arts culture in Springfield and the surrounding areas. Educational programs, exhibitions, festivals, and literature produced by the SRAC strive to cultivate a healthy and thriving community where arts are valued.

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Calls for Artists: "Power of Small"

Finley River Gallery will host their annual juried  “Power of Small” Show Oct. 11-26.  Entries are due Oct. 2-5 1:00.  Entries can of be no larger than 80 sq. Inches, this includes any matting,  it does not include the frame.  This a traditional painting /drawing competition, no prints, digital, computer or photography art.  It must be wired for hanging, and be for sale, if sold a 10%  commission goes to the gallery.  There is a $5 entry for members & $8 for nonmembers.  A limit of 3 entries per person.  Reception & awards will be Oct.

Call for Photographers: The Creative Review Photography Annual

The Creative Review Photography Annual seeks to celebrate great images ⁠— those who take them and those who commission them.

It’s open to everyone involved in the making and use of brilliant photography ⁠— advertising agencies, publishers, galleries, designers, students, brands and, of course, photographers.

Call for Artists: Children's Book Author Seeking Illustrator

Local author is seeking an illustrator for her children's book about foster care children. Preference is for illustrators who create in realism with a magical quality, close-up intimacy, vibrant watercolor paintings, and who will work from existing photographs for reference.

For further information, contact Janel at 

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