Emerging Leaders Summit

The Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) is hosting a 2021 Emerging Leaders Summit! The Summit is a virtual experience with participation centered on young people aged 14-35 but open to all.

This summer’s Summit will strengthen connections between young leaders and their networks, spark momentum for youth movements at the intersection of nature and climate justice, and provide a space for artistic creation and performance utilizing the outdoors and the Appalachian Trail as a muse.

Naturally Nature

JTAD's photography open call: accepting images created  with natural light.  No manipulated images will be accepted. All images must incorporate "Nature" as subject and the artist's interpretation. 


Juror: Rose Cefalu 

Image: ©

Instagram: @rose_cefalu_photo


RESIDENCY 108 fall session

The application period is currently open for our fall session, October 10th-November 7th, 2021.
The deadline is July 18th, 2021. Applicants will be notified by or before August 1st.

Artists of any age from any country may apply. We accept solo artists as well as collaborating teams of up to three people. We are particularly interested in applicants whose practice involves a defined engagement with landscape, ecology, and or projects that employ historical or first-hand research of the 108 site. Please have your statement reflect this intention. If you have social practice or an interest in community engagement, this program may not be a good fit due to the isolated nature of our site.

“Nature” Digital Art Contest

Draw, have fun and win prizes in Pixarra’s new illustration contest!

Pixarra is announcing a call for artists for a new digital art contest under the theme of “Nature”. Submission is free of charge and is not limited in the number of entries. 2D and 3D artists from around the world are invited to show their art.

All submissions must be digital paintings created with illustration software and the participants must have the full copyrights on them. Traditional art, photos, photo manipulations, collages and animation are not accepted.

Participants can submit their entries at between April 25 and May 21, 2021.

International Art Competition Nature

Art Room Gallery is proud to announce their 4th "Nature" Online Art Competition for the month of May. This is an international competition and artists from around the world are welcome to submit their work. The Nature theme may include everything that is nature related (landscapes, seascapes, skies, world of flora and fauna, etc). A variety of interpretations can be submitted (representative, abstract, conceptual). All visual art mediums are acceptable (painting, drawing, photography, sculpture, digital, prints, fiber art, collage or installation art) except sound and video art. All winning artists will receive a digital award certificate. First, second and third place will be largely displayed with an article about the artist and their work.

Call for Submissions - Plant Press Zine

Submit work to our new publication, which will showcase art and writing inspired by the nonhuman world.

With the natural world under ever-increasing threat, the need to address these concerns becomes more important by the minute. The aim of this zine is to shine a light on pressing climate issues, whilst documenting individual reflections and ecological experiences. 

The art works will be presented in a limited edition zine, printed with vegetable inks on recycled papers.

Accepted art forms include (but are not limited to): photography, film stills, drawing, painting, printmaking, poetry, fiction and non-fiction writing. 

Deadline for submission is 1st June 2021. 

Follow us on Instagram for updates! @plantpresszine


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