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2023 Open Call for Artists: The Guardhouse Program

2023 Open Call for Artists: The Guardhouse Program

Launched by FOR-SITE in 2023, The Guardhouse Program invites three artists each year to activate a former military guard station at the main entrance to Fort Mason Center for Arts & Culture, presenting new work that responds to the natural and cultural significance of the site and its surroundings. 

FOR-SITE is thrilled to extend an open call for artists interested in developing new work this spring and summer 2023 for installations opening to the public this summer and fall 2023, respectively.

Berlin Bed/room/ Video Open Call

/room/ is seeking video works to be projected in a collaborative exhibition across two spaces: the small room adjacent to the / main gallery in San Francisco and Mehringplatz 20, a bedroom gallery in Berlin, Germany run by artist and curator Magdalena Jadwiga Härtelova.

We are seeking a video (or a series of videos) by one artist/artist collective to be projected in both locations for a duration of six weeks from February 5th to March 15th, 2022.

The selected artist will be paid a fee of $350.

The open call will be guest juried by Magdalena Jadwiga Härtelova and Philisha Kay.

Application period: December 9th, 2021 – January 10th, 2022

There is no application fee.

Repurposeful: The Art of Collage & Assemblage

After a year of social isolation, we’ve re-engaged with our local communities and learned that through cooperation there is power to effect change. RePurposeful speaks to a renewed knowledge of our interdependence, and will serve as a celebration of the alchemy that occurs when bringing disparate and diverse parts together to create something new, better, more beautiful, and more purposeful.

What kind of "collage and assemblage" work are we seeking?

We are looking to review both traditionally defined collage and assemblage. We are also looking for work that pushes these formal boundaries but is related to collage and assemblage in spirit. For instance, textile works like quilts are welcome for submission.

Juried "BASL" Group Exhibition

Voss Gallery is accepting entries for "BASL (Bay Art Seekers Lounge)," a group exhibition dedicated to amplifying the diverse voices of the Bay Area’s creative community. Submit up to three works that best represent your signature artistic style; all themes and subject matter welcome. A ‘Juror’s Choice’ award and two honorable mentions will be selected by guest juror, Cecilia Chia. The exhibition is on view December 2, 2020 - January 31, 2021. An award ceremony and exhibition preview with the juror will be held virtually on Instagram Live (@vossgallery) on Thursday, December 3rd, 6-7PM PST. Stay tuned for more information about our VIP evenings to view the work in person in an elevated and fun atmosphere.

Artness Contemporary Art Magazine Cover Contest

“Artness Contemporary Art Magazine” proudly announced : We are currently accepting submissions for Cover Contest. The theme is for this issue : ”FREEDOM AND SOCIAL CHANGE”. Monthly publication created to showcase the art and artists from all around the world. A call for submissions is on NOW!


We look forward to seeing your artwork!

stARTup San Francisco Art Fair 2020: Call for Artists

stARTup Art Fair San Francisco is a contemporary art fair for independent artists.

Our three-day fair is April 24-26, 2020 at the fun and retro Hotel del Sol, within walking distance to the nearby SF Art Market gallery fair. Exhibiting artists will have a unique opportunity to expose new work to a myriad of collectors, curators, gallerists, art consultants, and writers who will be coming to the city for a weekend of contemporary art.

The core mission of stARTup Art Fair is to provide a marketplace that gives artists the power to present and sell work on their own terms.

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